Period
to 21 November 2017

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 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Xen Project
North West > Manchester
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 280 249 266
Rank change year-on-year -31 +17 +16
Permanent jobs citing Xen 21 32 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.26% 0.43% 0.067%
As % of the System Software category 2.22% 3.99% 0.67%
Number of salaries quoted 21 32 4
Manchester median annual salary £60,000 £42,500 £41,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +41.18% +3.03% +22.22%
North West median annual salary £60,000 £42,500 £35,750
% change year-on-year +41.18% +18.88% +5.93%

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 944 803 744
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 11.81% 10.75% 10.04%
Number of salaries quoted 812 737 506
Manchester median annual salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% +8.11% +12.12%
10th Percentile £21,250 £21,250 £21,000
90th Percentile £58,750 £58,750 £57,500
North West median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year - +7.14% +4.48%

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 21 November 2017.

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 21 November 2017. 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 - 2 £37,500 -
Oldham - 1 £55,000 -
Xen
North West

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, IT jobs citing Xen also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Manchester region with a requirement for Xen.

1 20 (95.24%) Linux
1 20 (95.24%) Agile Software Development
1 20 (95.24%) Continuous Integration
1 20 (95.24%) Puppet
1 20 (95.24%) Opscode Chef
1 20 (95.24%) DevOps
2 18 (85.71%) Cobbler
2 18 (85.71%) vSphere
2 18 (85.71%) Bash Shell
2 18 (85.71%) OpenStack
2 18 (85.71%) CloudStack
2 18 (85.71%) XenServer
2 18 (85.71%) EnterpriseDB
2 18 (85.71%) Ruby
2 18 (85.71%) Scrum
2 18 (85.71%) Tivoli
2 18 (85.71%) Shell Script
2 18 (85.71%) Configuration Management
2 18 (85.71%) RUP
2 18 (85.71%) DSDM
2 18 (85.71%) Python
2 18 (85.71%) SQL
2 18 (85.71%) Oracle
2 18 (85.71%) Unix
3 3 (14.29%) Windows
3 3 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 3 (14.29%) VMware
3 3 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (14.29%) Hyper-V
4 2 (9.52%) Git (software)

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 18 (85.71%) CloudStack
1 18 (85.71%) OpenStack
2 1 (4.76%) IBM Notes
2 1 (4.76%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (4.76%) Office 365
1 1 (4.76%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.76%) DHCP
1 1 (4.76%) DNS
1 1 (4.76%) SAN
1 1 (4.76%) Skype
1 1 (4.76%) SSL
1 1 (4.76%) TCP/IP
1 1 (4.76%) VPN
1 1 (4.76%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.76%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (9.52%) Git (software)
1 2 (9.52%) NuGet
Job Titles
1 20 (95.24%) DevOps Engineer
2 18 (85.71%) Platform Engineer
3 1 (4.76%) Build and Release Engineer
3 1 (4.76%) Build Engineer
3 1 (4.76%) DevOps Systems Engineer
3 1 (4.76%) Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (4.76%) Release Engineer
3 1 (4.76%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (4.76%) Wintel Engineer
3 1 (4.76%) Wintel Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.76%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 20 (95.24%) Linux
2 18 (85.71%) Unix
3 3 (14.29%) Windows
4 1 (4.76%) Windows 10
4 1 (4.76%) Windows Server
4 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (95.24%) Agile Software Development
1 20 (95.24%) Continuous Integration
1 20 (95.24%) DevOps
2 18 (85.71%) Configuration Management
2 18 (85.71%) DSDM
2 18 (85.71%) RUP
2 18 (85.71%) Scrum
3 2 (9.52%) Continuous Delivery
3 2 (9.52%) TDD
4 1 (4.76%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (85.71%) Bash Shell
1 18 (85.71%) Python
1 18 (85.71%) Ruby
1 18 (85.71%) Shell Script
1 18 (85.71%) SQL
2 2 (9.52%) PowerShell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.52%) QA
System Software
1 18 (85.71%) vSphere
1 18 (85.71%) XenServer
2 3 (14.29%) Hyper-V
2 3 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (9.52%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (9.52%) VirtualBox
4 1 (4.76%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 20 (95.24%) Opscode Chef
1 20 (95.24%) Puppet
2 18 (85.71%) Cobbler
2 18 (85.71%) Tivoli
3 2 (9.52%) Ansible
4 1 (4.76%) SCSM
Vendors
1 18 (85.71%) EnterpriseDB
1 18 (85.71%) Oracle
2 3 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 3 (14.29%) VMware
3 1 (4.76%) Blue Coat
3 1 (4.76%) Cisco
3 1 (4.76%) Citrix
3 1 (4.76%) Dell
3 1 (4.76%) HP
3 1 (4.76%) IBM
3 1 (4.76%) Lotus