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 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Xen Project
Rank 212 215 186
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -29
Permanent jobs citing Xen 9 1 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.16% 0.018% 0.33%
As % of the System Software category 1.80% 0.18% 3.15%
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 17
Average salary £35,000 - £44,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%
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
501 559 571
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 8.77% 10.25% 10.46%
Number of salaries quoted 428 481 521
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- -3.84%

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 1 September 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 1 September 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 - 5 £35,000 - 1
Shropshire - 4 - -
Xen
England

Xen
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 8 (72.73%) Windows
1 8 (72.73%) Hyper-V
2 7 (63.64%) Linux
3 6 (54.55%) OpenStack
4 5 (45.45%) KVM
4 5 (45.45%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (45.45%) VMware
5 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (36.36%) ITIL
5 4 (36.36%) Citrix
5 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
5 4 (36.36%) DNS
6 3 (27.27%) Active Directory
6 3 (27.27%) SAN
6 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
6 3 (27.27%) MS Exchange
6 3 (27.27%) DHCP
6 3 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2013
6 3 (27.27%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (27.27%) Veeam
6 3 (27.27%) Puppet
6 3 (27.27%) PowerShell
6 3 (27.27%) Patch Management
6 3 (27.27%) Office 365
7 2 (18.18%) Zenoss
7 2 (18.18%) Solaris
7 2 (18.18%) Bash Shell
7 2 (18.18%) Oracle
7 2 (18.18%) CA
8 1 (9.09%) Cisco

Xen
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 6 (54.55%) OpenStack
2 3 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2013
2 3 (27.27%) MS Exchange
3 1 (9.09%) nginx
3 1 (9.09%) Apache
3 1 (9.09%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 3 (27.27%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (36.36%) DNS
2 3 (27.27%) SAN
2 3 (27.27%) DHCP
3 1 (9.09%) SNMP
3 1 (9.09%) iSCSI
3 1 (9.09%) NAS
3 1 (9.09%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
1 3 (27.27%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Support Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Systems Administrator
3 2 (18.18%) Administrator
4 1 (9.09%) Support Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Junior
4 1 (9.09%) Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) IT Support Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Systems Administrator
4 1 (9.09%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 1 (9.09%) Linux Administrator
4 1 (9.09%) IT Support
4 1 (9.09%) Junior Systems Administrator
Operating Systems
1 8 (72.73%) Windows
2 7 (63.64%) Linux
3 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (18.18%) Solaris
5 1 (9.09%) UNIX
5 1 (9.09%) AIX
5 1 (9.09%) HPUX
5 1 (9.09%) Windows XP
5 1 (9.09%) SUSE
5 1 (9.09%) Debian
5 1 (9.09%) Ubuntu
5 1 (9.09%) Windows 7
5 1 (9.09%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) ITIL
2 3 (27.27%) Patch Management
3 1 (9.09%) Security Patching
3 1 (9.09%) ERP
3 1 (9.09%) Configuration Management
3 1 (9.09%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 3 (27.27%) PowerShell
2 2 (18.18%) Bash Shell
3 1 (9.09%) PHP
3 1 (9.09%) Python
3 1 (9.09%) Shell Script
3 1 (9.09%) Korn
System Software
1 8 (72.73%) Hyper-V
2 5 (45.45%) KVM
2 5 (45.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (27.27%) Active Directory
4 1 (9.09%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (9.09%) NFS
Systems Management
1 3 (27.27%) Puppet
2 2 (18.18%) Zenoss
3 1 (9.09%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (9.09%) Oracle ZFS
Vendors
1 5 (45.45%) VMware
2 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
2 4 (36.36%) Citrix
3 3 (27.27%) Veeam
4 2 (18.18%) CA
4 2 (18.18%) Oracle
5 1 (9.09%) SAP
5 1 (9.09%) Cisco
5 1 (9.09%) HP
5 1 (9.09%) Dell
5 1 (9.09%) Red Hat
5 1 (9.09%) Mercator
5 1 (9.09%) Google
Birmingham
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 27 days ago