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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Xen over the 3 months to 4 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Xen Project
Rank 221 212 200
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -12
Permanent jobs citing Xen 7 1 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.12% 0.019% 0.34%
As % of the System Software category 1.34% 0.19% 3.24%
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 19
Average salary £35,000 - £44,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £50,000 £40,995
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +21.96%
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
522 519 587
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 9.03% 9.64% 10.54%
Number of salaries quoted 454 457 526
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,225 £25,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- -1.31%

Xen
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Xen across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Xen across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 4 August 2015.

Xen Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

Xen
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Xen within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 4 August 2015. 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
Birmingham - 3 £35,000 - 2
Shropshire - 3 - -
Solihull - 1 £21,000 -
Xen
England

Xen
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT jobs across the West Midlands 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 7 (77.78%) Windows
2 6 (66.67%) Hyper-V
3 5 (55.56%) DNS
3 5 (55.56%) Linux
4 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
4 4 (44.44%) Citrix
4 4 (44.44%) SAN
4 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (44.44%) KVM
5 3 (33.33%) Patch Management
5 3 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (33.33%) Office 365
5 3 (33.33%) OpenStack
5 3 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (33.33%) Active Directory
5 3 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (33.33%) PowerShell
5 3 (33.33%) Veeam
5 3 (33.33%) VMware
5 3 (33.33%) MS Exchange
5 3 (33.33%) DHCP
5 3 (33.33%) SQL Server
5 3 (33.33%) ITIL
6 1 (11.11%) UNIX
6 1 (11.11%) Perl
6 1 (11.11%) PHP
6 1 (11.11%) Oracle
6 1 (11.11%) Apache
6 1 (11.11%) Tomcat
6 1 (11.11%) Python

Xen
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT jobs across the West Midlands 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 3 (33.33%) MS Exchange
1 3 (33.33%) OpenStack
1 3 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (11.11%) nginx
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle Service Bus
2 1 (11.11%) Apache
2 1 (11.11%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 3 (33.33%) Office 365
2 1 (11.11%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (55.56%) DNS
2 4 (44.44%) SAN
3 3 (33.33%) DHCP
4 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
4 1 (11.11%) LDAP
4 1 (11.11%) iSCSI
4 1 (11.11%) NAS
4 1 (11.11%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 3 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database
2 1 (11.11%) Relational Database
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 3 (33.33%) Support Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Administrator
2 1 (11.11%) IT Support Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 1 (11.11%) Storage Specialist
2 1 (11.11%) Linux Administrator
2 1 (11.11%) IT Support
2 1 (11.11%) Junior Systems Administrator
2 1 (11.11%) Junior
2 1 (11.11%) Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (11.11%) Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
1 1 (11.11%) Replication
1 1 (11.11%) Computer Science
1 1 (11.11%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 7 (77.78%) Windows
2 5 (55.56%) Linux
3 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (11.11%) UNIX
4 1 (11.11%) Solaris
4 1 (11.11%) Windows XP
4 1 (11.11%) Debian
4 1 (11.11%) Ubuntu
4 1 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (11.11%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) ITIL
1 3 (33.33%) Patch Management
2 1 (11.11%) Security Patching
2 1 (11.11%) ERP
2 1 (11.11%) Load Balancing
2 1 (11.11%) Data Protection
2 1 (11.11%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) PowerShell
2 1 (11.11%) Bash Shell
2 1 (11.11%) Perl
2 1 (11.11%) PHP
2 1 (11.11%) Python
2 1 (11.11%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
1 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 6 (66.67%) Hyper-V
2 4 (44.44%) KVM
3 3 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 3 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (11.11%) NFS
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle RMAN
1 1 (11.11%) Puppet
1 1 (11.11%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle ZFS
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
1 4 (44.44%) Citrix
2 3 (33.33%) VMware
2 3 (33.33%) Veeam
3 1 (11.11%) Oracle
3 1 (11.11%) Google
3 1 (11.11%) NetApp
3 1 (11.11%) Red Hat
3 1 (11.11%) Sun
3 1 (11.11%) EMC
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