The table below looks at the statistics for Xen skills in IT jobs advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Xen over the 3 months to 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
XenSource Xen
Rank 93 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Xen 5 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 0.39% - -
As % of the System Software category 3.03% - -
Number of salaries quoted 5 0 0
Average salary £37,500 - -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
Xen
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in permanent jobs advertised in the Wales region.

System Software Category
Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
165 143 141
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 12.78% 10.93% 13.80%
Number of salaries quoted 156 129 122
Average salary £33,000 £32,500 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.53% -10.95%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £45,000 £52,725
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-5.06% +5.33%

Xen
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Xen across the Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

Xen Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

Xen
Salary Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Xen across the Wales region.

Xen Salary Trend in Wales

Xen
Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Xen within the Wales region over the 3 months to 27 August 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South Wales - 5 £37,500 -
Xen
UK

Xen
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT jobs across the Wales region citing Xen also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Xen.

1 8 (100.00%) Perl
1 8 (100.00%) MySQL
1 8 (100.00%) Linux
1 8 (100.00%) Apache
1 8 (100.00%) Python
1 8 (100.00%) HTTP
1 8 (100.00%) Debian
2 5 (62.50%) VMware
2 5 (62.50%) ITIL
2 5 (62.50%) Nagios
2 5 (62.50%) Configuration Management
2 5 (62.50%) Nessus
2 5 (62.50%) Nmap
2 5 (62.50%) Wireshark
2 5 (62.50%) Welsh Language
2 5 (62.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (62.50%) CentOS
2 5 (62.50%) SaaS
2 5 (62.50%) tcpdump
2 5 (62.50%) Puppet
2 5 (62.50%) Relational Database
2 5 (62.50%) Finance
3 3 (37.50%) DevOps
3 3 (37.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (37.50%) XenServer
3 3 (37.50%) nginx
3 3 (37.50%) QA
3 3 (37.50%) Computer Science
3 3 (37.50%) Ruby
3 3 (37.50%) UNIX

Xen
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT jobs across the Wales region citing Xen also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Xen. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 8 (100.00%) Apache
2 3 (37.50%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 5 (62.50%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (100.00%) HTTP
2 5 (62.50%) Wireshark
2 5 (62.50%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (100.00%) MySQL
2 5 (62.50%) Relational Database
General
1 5 (62.50%) Finance
1 5 (62.50%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Systems Administrator
1 3 (37.50%) Systems Engineer
1 3 (37.50%) Administrator
1 3 (37.50%) UNIX Systems Engineer
1 3 (37.50%) Senior Systems Administrator
1 3 (37.50%) UNIX Engineer
1 3 (37.50%) Linux Systems Administrator
1 3 (37.50%) Linux Administrator
1 3 (37.50%) Linux Engineer
1 3 (37.50%) Senior Linux Administrator
1 3 (37.50%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
2 2 (25.00%) NOC Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Linux
1 8 (100.00%) Debian
2 5 (62.50%) CentOS
3 3 (37.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (37.50%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) ITIL
1 5 (62.50%) Configuration Management
2 3 (37.50%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) Perl
1 8 (100.00%) Python
2 3 (37.50%) Ruby
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (37.50%) QA
System Software
1 5 (62.50%) Nmap
1 5 (62.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (37.50%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 5 (62.50%) Nagios
1 5 (62.50%) Nessus
1 5 (62.50%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) VMware
2 3 (37.50%) Citrix
2 3 (37.50%) Red Hat