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 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
XenSource Xen
Rank - 194 196
Permanent jobs citing Xen 0 15 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands - 0.28% 0.18%
As % of the System Software category - 2.69% 1.90%
Number of salaries quoted 0 14 8
Average salary - £32,500 £34,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.10%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.61% +3.75%
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
586 558 474
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 10.46% 10.33% 9.66%
Number of salaries quoted 489 502 394
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,250 £24,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +5.26%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, 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 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (50.00%) XenApp
2 1 (50.00%) XenServer
2 1 (50.00%) Lync
2 1 (50.00%) Unified Communications
2 1 (50.00%) Big Data
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (50.00%) IP Telephony
2 1 (50.00%) Spring
2 1 (50.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (50.00%) Technical Architecture
2 1 (50.00%) Java EE
2 1 (50.00%) GlassFish
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) JBoss
2 1 (50.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) HP
2 1 (50.00%) Dell
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix
2 1 (50.00%) Juniper
2 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) WebLogic

Xen
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, 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 1 (50.00%) WebLogic
1 1 (50.00%) Tomcat
1 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (50.00%) WebSphere
1 1 (50.00%) GlassFish
1 1 (50.00%) Lync
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) IP Telephony
1 1 (50.00%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Big Data
General
1 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Systems Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Systems Designer
1 1 (50.00%) Solutions Designer
1 1 (50.00%) Java Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) Spring
1 1 (50.00%) Java EE
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Technical Architecture
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Java
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (50.00%) XenApp
2 1 (50.00%) XenServer
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) JBoss
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) HP
2 1 (50.00%) Dell
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix
2 1 (50.00%) Juniper