The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the System Software category for the West Midlands region.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
XenSource Xen
Rank 207 191 186
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -5
Permanent jobs citing Xen 1 19 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.019% 0.34% 0.21%
As % of the System Software category 0.20% 3.29% 2.07%
Number of salaries quoted 0 19 9
Average salary - £44,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +25.71%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £40,995 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+21.96% +2.48%
System Software Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
505 577 483
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 9.36% 10.34% 9.92%
Number of salaries quoted 442 517 418
Average salary £36,645 £37,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-0.95% -1.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,200 £27,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.31% -5.00%
Xen
England

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
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 30 July 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
Worcestershire - 1 - -
Xen
England

Xen
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
1 3 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (66.67%) Hyper-V
2 2 (66.67%) Technical Architecture
2 2 (66.67%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) Citrix
2 2 (66.67%) Lync
3 1 (33.33%) Unified Communications
3 1 (33.33%) Big Data
3 1 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (33.33%) Java
3 1 (33.33%) WebLogic
3 1 (33.33%) UNIX
3 1 (33.33%) Juniper
3 1 (33.33%) Terminal Services
3 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
3 1 (33.33%) Advertising
3 1 (33.33%) JBoss
3 1 (33.33%) Tomcat
3 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
3 1 (33.33%) WAN
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 1 (33.33%) HP
3 1 (33.33%) Dell
3 1 (33.33%) EMC
3 1 (33.33%) Java EE

Xen
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 2 (66.67%) Lync
2 1 (33.33%) WebLogic
2 1 (33.33%) Tomcat
2 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 1 (33.33%) GlassFish
2 1 (33.33%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) Unified Communications
1 1 (33.33%) WAN
1 1 (33.33%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Big Data
General
1 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
1 1 (33.33%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Systems Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Systems Designer
1 1 (33.33%) Solutions Designer
1 1 (33.33%) Lead Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Designer
1 1 (33.33%) Java Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) Java EE
1 1 (33.33%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Linux
3 1 (33.33%) UNIX
3 1 (33.33%) AIX
3 1 (33.33%) HPUX
3 1 (33.33%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Technical Architecture
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (33.33%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) Java
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (66.67%) Hyper-V
3 1 (33.33%) Terminal Services
3 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 1 (33.33%) XenApp
3 1 (33.33%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) SCCM
1 1 (33.33%) SCOM
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) Citrix
3 1 (33.33%) Juniper
3 1 (33.33%) JBoss
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) HP
3 1 (33.33%) Dell
3 1 (33.33%) EMC