The table below looks at the statistics for Xen skills in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Xen over the 3 months to 25 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Xen Project
Rank 233 219 223
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +4
Permanent jobs citing Xen 1 9 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.017% 0.16% 0.018%
As % of the System Software category 0.15% 1.68% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 1 3 0
Median salary £42,000 £35,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-15.00% +5.26%
Xen
England

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

System Software Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
663 536 592
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 11.35% 9.36% 10.73%
Number of salaries quoted 520 456 506
Median salary £35,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%

Xen
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of job ads across the West Midlands region citing Xen as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the System Software category.

Xen Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Xen
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Xen Salary Trend in the West Midlands

Xen
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Xen within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 25 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Coventry - 1 £42,000 -
Xen
England

Xen
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 25 August 2016, IT jobs citing Xen also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Xen.

1 3 (75.00%) Perl
1 3 (75.00%) MySQL
1 3 (75.00%) Unix
1 3 (75.00%) Linux
1 3 (75.00%) Apache
1 3 (75.00%) LAMP
2 2 (50.00%) Firewall
2 2 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 2 (50.00%) Shell Script
2 2 (50.00%) Configuration Management
2 2 (50.00%) Load Balancing
2 2 (50.00%) nginx
2 2 (50.00%) Puppet
2 2 (50.00%) High Availability
2 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (50.00%) HAProxy
2 2 (50.00%) iptables
2 2 (50.00%) Infrastructure Monitoring
2 2 (50.00%) LEMP Stack
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (25.00%) XenMobile
3 1 (25.00%) XenApp
3 1 (25.00%) XenDesktop
3 1 (25.00%) Java
3 1 (25.00%) PHP
3 1 (25.00%) Windows
3 1 (25.00%) ITIL
3 1 (25.00%) Tomcat

Xen
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (75.00%) Apache
2 2 (50.00%) nginx
3 1 (25.00%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (25.00%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) MySQL
General
1 1 (25.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Administrator
1 2 (50.00%) Linux Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) Citrix Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) LAMP
2 2 (50.00%) LEMP Stack
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Linux
1 3 (75.00%) Unix
2 1 (25.00%) CentOS
2 1 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (25.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Configuration Management
1 2 (50.00%) High Availability
1 2 (50.00%) Infrastructure Monitoring
1 2 (50.00%) Load Balancing
1 2 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) Perl
2 2 (50.00%) Shell Script
2 2 (50.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) Java
3 1 (25.00%) PHP
3 1 (25.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Citrix Certification
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) iptables
2 1 (25.00%) XenApp
2 1 (25.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) HAProxy
1 2 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (50.00%) Puppet
2 1 (25.00%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco
2 1 (25.00%) Citrix
2 1 (25.00%) Cognizant