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 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
XenSource Xen
Rank 102 99 -
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -
Permanent jobs citing Xen 1 4 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 0.078% 0.29% -
As % of the System Software category 0.65% 2.55% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 3 0
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-3.61% -2.35%
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
153 157 166
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 12.00% 11.54% 14.29%
Number of salaries quoted 145 142 147
Average salary £33,000 £30,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £48,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £39,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -2.50%

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 21 October 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 +8 1 £45,000 -5.26% 1
Xen
UK

Xen
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 9 (100.00%) Perl
1 9 (100.00%) MySQL
1 9 (100.00%) Linux
1 9 (100.00%) Apache
1 9 (100.00%) Python
2 8 (88.89%) HTTP
2 8 (88.89%) Debian
3 6 (66.67%) VMware
3 6 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (66.67%) CentOS
3 6 (66.67%) Wireshark
3 6 (66.67%) tcpdump
4 5 (55.56%) Puppet
4 5 (55.56%) SaaS
4 5 (55.56%) Relational Database
4 5 (55.56%) Nmap
4 5 (55.56%) Nessus
4 5 (55.56%) Welsh Language
4 5 (55.56%) Finance
4 5 (55.56%) Nagios
4 5 (55.56%) Configuration Management
4 5 (55.56%) ITIL
5 4 (44.44%) UNIX
5 4 (44.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (44.44%) Red Hat
6 3 (33.33%) Computer Science
6 3 (33.33%) XenServer
6 3 (33.33%) nginx
6 3 (33.33%) DevOps
6 3 (33.33%) QA

Xen
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 9 (100.00%) Apache
2 3 (33.33%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 5 (55.56%) SaaS
2 1 (11.11%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (88.89%) HTTP
2 6 (66.67%) Wireshark
2 6 (66.67%) tcpdump
3 1 (11.11%) SSH
3 1 (11.11%) Network Security
3 1 (11.11%) iSCSI
3 1 (11.11%) VLAN
3 1 (11.11%) OpenLDAP
3 1 (11.11%) NAS
3 1 (11.11%) SAN
3 1 (11.11%) Firewall
3 1 (11.11%) Wireless
3 1 (11.11%) LAN
3 1 (11.11%) WAN
3 1 (11.11%) Kerberos
3 1 (11.11%) SNMP
3 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
3 1 (11.11%) VPN
3 1 (11.11%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (100.00%) MySQL
2 5 (55.56%) Relational Database
3 1 (11.11%) Big Data
General
1 5 (55.56%) Welsh Language
1 5 (55.56%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Marketing
2 1 (11.11%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Systems Administrator
1 4 (44.44%) Administrator
1 4 (44.44%) Linux Systems Administrator
1 4 (44.44%) Linux Administrator
2 3 (33.33%) Linux Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) Senior Linux Administrator
2 3 (33.33%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
2 3 (33.33%) UNIX Systems Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) Senior Systems Administrator
2 3 (33.33%) UNIX Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) Systems Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) NOC Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 9 (100.00%) Linux
2 8 (88.89%) Debian
3 6 (66.67%) CentOS
4 4 (44.44%) UNIX
4 4 (44.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Configuration Management
1 5 (55.56%) ITIL
2 3 (33.33%) DevOps
3 1 (11.11%) Network Management
3 1 (11.11%) Mobile Marketing
3 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (11.11%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 9 (100.00%) Perl
1 9 (100.00%) Python
2 3 (33.33%) Ruby
3 1 (11.11%) Bash Shell
3 1 (11.11%) PHP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (33.33%) QA
System Software
1 6 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (55.56%) Nmap
3 3 (33.33%) XenServer
4 1 (11.11%) Squid
4 1 (11.11%) Samba
4 1 (11.11%) NFS
Systems Management
1 5 (55.56%) Puppet
1 5 (55.56%) Nessus
1 5 (55.56%) Nagios
2 1 (11.11%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 6 (66.67%) VMware
2 4 (44.44%) Red Hat
3 3 (33.33%) Citrix
4 1 (11.11%) IBM
4 1 (11.11%) EMC
South Wales
CGI
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago