Period
to 19 June 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Manchester with a requirement for Xen skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Xen over the 6 months to 19 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Xen Project
North West > Manchester
6 months to
19 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 238 257 241
Rank change year-on-year +19 -16 +30
Permanent jobs citing Xen 39 44 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.55% 0.55% 0.43%
As % of the System Software category 4.01% 5.13% 4.36%
Number of salaries quoted 35 39 25
Manchester median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +41.18% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £36,250 £36,250
90th Percentile £70,750 £70,000 £48,750
North West median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +41.18% +63.46%

Xen is in the System Software category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Manchester with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
Manchester
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 972 858 665
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 13.75% 10.71% 9.79%
Number of salaries quoted 816 725 584
Manchester median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +5.26% +11.76%
10th Percentile £21,500 £22,750 £21,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £62,500 £55,000
North West median annual salary £42,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year +12.00% +7.14% -

Xen
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

Job postings citing Xen as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Manchester.

Job vacancy trend for Xen in Manchester

Xen
Salary Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Xen in Manchester.

Salary trend for Xen in Manchester

Xen
Salary Histogram in Manchester

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Xen in Manchester over the 6 months to 19 June 2018.

Salary histogram for Xen in Manchester

Xen
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Xen within the Manchester region over the 6 months to 19 June 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Wigan +16 15 £60,000 +60.00%
Xen
North West

For the 6 months to 19 June 2018, IT jobs citing Xen also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Manchester region with a requirement for Xen.

1 39 (100.00%) Windows
2 31 (79.49%) Continuous Integration
2 31 (79.49%) Puppet
2 31 (79.49%) Opscode Chef
3 30 (76.92%) Ansible
3 30 (76.92%) DevOps
3 30 (76.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 30 (76.92%) VMware
4 28 (71.79%) Linux
5 27 (69.23%) Microsoft
5 27 (69.23%) Hyper-V
6 26 (66.67%) Git (software)
6 26 (66.67%) Continuous Delivery
6 26 (66.67%) VirtualBox
7 21 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
8 19 (48.72%) TDD
8 19 (48.72%) NuGet
9 16 (41.03%) QA
9 16 (41.03%) Amazon AWS
10 15 (38.46%) Microsoft Azure
11 12 (30.77%) Configuration Management
12 11 (28.21%) PowerShell
13 9 (23.08%) Business Development
14 8 (20.51%) Active Directory
15 7 (17.95%) Citrix
15 7 (17.95%) Cisco
15 7 (17.95%) IBM
15 7 (17.95%) SCCM
15 7 (17.95%) KVM
15 7 (17.95%) Jenkins

Xen
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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 5 (12.82%) CloudStack
1 5 (12.82%) OpenStack
2 3 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2013
2 3 (7.69%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.56%) IIS
3 1 (2.56%) JBoss
3 1 (2.56%) WebLogic
3 1 (2.56%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 19 (48.72%) NuGet
2 16 (41.03%) Amazon AWS
3 15 (38.46%) Microsoft Azure
4 7 (17.95%) Office 365
5 2 (5.13%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (10.26%) VoIP
2 3 (7.69%) SAN
3 1 (2.56%) DNS
3 1 (2.56%) Firewall
3 1 (2.56%) FTP
3 1 (2.56%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.26%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 26 (66.67%) Git (software)
2 7 (17.95%) Jenkins
3 4 (10.26%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 4 (10.26%) Back Office
2 3 (7.69%) Telecoms
3 2 (5.13%) Finance
Job Titles
1 23 (58.97%) Lead DevOps
2 19 (48.72%) DevOps Engineer
2 19 (48.72%) Team Leader
3 14 (35.90%) Lead DevOps Engineer
4 13 (33.33%) Senior DevOps
5 12 (30.77%) Administrator
5 12 (30.77%) Senior Systems Administrator
5 12 (30.77%) Systems Administrator
6 9 (23.08%) DevOps Administrator
6 9 (23.08%) Systems Administration Leader
7 5 (12.82%) Platform Engineer
7 5 (12.82%) Windows Engineer
8 4 (10.26%) Desktop Engineer
8 4 (10.26%) Desktop Support
8 4 (10.26%) Senior DevOps Engineer
8 4 (10.26%) Server Engineer
8 4 (10.26%) Windows DevOps Engineer
9 2 (5.13%) Linux Engineer
9 2 (5.13%) Senior Systems Engineer
9 2 (5.13%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (12.82%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.26%) Data Centre
2 3 (7.69%) Enterprise Storage
2 3 (7.69%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 39 (100.00%) Windows
2 28 (71.79%) Linux
3 4 (10.26%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (2.56%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (79.49%) Continuous Integration
2 30 (76.92%) DevOps
3 26 (66.67%) Continuous Delivery
4 21 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
5 19 (48.72%) TDD
6 12 (30.77%) Configuration Management
7 9 (23.08%) Business Development
8 7 (17.95%) Continuous Improvement
8 7 (17.95%) Robotic Process Automation
9 5 (12.82%) Deployment Automation
9 5 (12.82%) DSDM
9 5 (12.82%) RUP
9 5 (12.82%) Scrum
10 4 (10.26%) ITIL
11 3 (7.69%) Server Patching
11 3 (7.69%) Software Licensing
12 1 (2.56%) OWASP
Programming Languages
1 11 (28.21%) PowerShell
2 6 (15.38%) Python
2 6 (15.38%) SQL
3 5 (12.82%) Ruby
4 1 (2.56%) Bash Shell
4 1 (2.56%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (7.69%) Computer Science Degree
1 3 (7.69%) Degree
1 3 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (7.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (41.03%) QA
2 3 (7.69%) COSHH
2 3 (7.69%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 30 (76.92%) VMware Infrastructure
2 27 (69.23%) Hyper-V
3 26 (66.67%) VirtualBox
4 8 (20.51%) Active Directory
5 7 (17.95%) KVM
6 5 (12.82%) vSphere
6 5 (12.82%) XenServer
7 4 (10.26%) Virtual Machines
8 3 (7.69%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 31 (79.49%) Opscode Chef
1 31 (79.49%) Puppet
2 30 (76.92%) Ansible
3 7 (17.95%) SCCM
4 3 (7.69%) SCOM
4 3 (7.69%) Terraform
5 1 (2.56%) Cobbler
5 1 (2.56%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 30 (76.92%) VMware
2 27 (69.23%) Microsoft
3 7 (17.95%) Cisco
3 7 (17.95%) Citrix
3 7 (17.95%) IBM
4 5 (12.82%) Oracle
5 4 (10.26%) Google
6 3 (7.69%) Dell
6 3 (7.69%) EMC
6 3 (7.69%) Isilon
7 1 (2.56%) EnterpriseDB