Period
to 19 August 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 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Xen Project
North West > Manchester
6 months to
19 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 252 261 232
Rank change year-on-year +9 -29 +37
Permanent jobs citing Xen 25 39 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.34% 0.48% 0.47%
As % of the System Software category 2.25% 4.23% 5.25%
Number of salaries quoted 21 37 29
Manchester median annual salary £52,500 £60,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.50% +41.18% +18.88%
10th Percentile £31,250 £36,250 £36,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £70,000 £48,750
North West median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +41.18% +25.00%

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 1,109 923 628
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 15.24% 11.28% 8.89%
Number of salaries quoted 918 812 558
Manchester median annual salary £42,500 £38,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.39% -3.75% +14.29%
10th Percentile £21,000 £22,500 £21,500
90th Percentile £66,250 £60,000 £57,500
North West median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year +6.67% +2.74% +7.35%

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 August 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 August 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 +11 4 £60,000 +60.00%
Xen
North West

For the 6 months to 19 August 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 25 (100.00%) Windows
2 18 (72.00%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (72.00%) Continuous Integration
2 18 (72.00%) Puppet
2 18 (72.00%) Opscode Chef
3 17 (68.00%) Ansible
3 17 (68.00%) DevOps
4 15 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 15 (60.00%) VMware
5 14 (56.00%) Amazon AWS
5 14 (56.00%) Microsoft
5 14 (56.00%) Configuration Management
6 13 (52.00%) Linux
6 13 (52.00%) Microsoft Azure
7 12 (48.00%) Hyper-V
8 11 (44.00%) Git (software)
8 11 (44.00%) VirtualBox
8 11 (44.00%) QA
8 11 (44.00%) Continuous Delivery
9 9 (36.00%) SCCM
10 8 (32.00%) SQL
10 8 (32.00%) Python
10 8 (32.00%) Active Directory
11 7 (28.00%) Scrum
11 7 (28.00%) RUP
11 7 (28.00%) DSDM
11 7 (28.00%) IBM
11 7 (28.00%) .NET
11 7 (28.00%) Oracle
11 7 (28.00%) Ruby

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 7 (28.00%) CloudStack
1 7 (28.00%) OpenStack
2 3 (12.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (12.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 3 (12.00%) MS Exchange
3 1 (4.00%) IIS
3 1 (4.00%) JBoss
3 1 (4.00%) WebLogic
3 1 (4.00%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 14 (56.00%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (52.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (24.00%) Office 365
4 4 (16.00%) NuGet
Communications & Networking
1 3 (12.00%) SAN
1 3 (12.00%) VoIP
2 1 (4.00%) DNS
2 1 (4.00%) Firewall
2 1 (4.00%) FTP
2 1 (4.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (24.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 11 (44.00%) Git (software)
2 7 (28.00%) Jenkins
3 6 (24.00%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 6 (24.00%) Back Office
2 3 (12.00%) Telecoms
3 2 (8.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (52.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 10 (40.00%) Lead DevOps
3 7 (28.00%) Administrator
3 7 (28.00%) Platform Engineer
3 7 (28.00%) Senior Systems Administrator
3 7 (28.00%) Systems Administrator
3 7 (28.00%) Windows Engineer
4 6 (24.00%) Lead DevOps Engineer
4 6 (24.00%) Windows DevOps Engineer
5 4 (16.00%) DevOps Administrator
5 4 (16.00%) Senior DevOps
5 4 (16.00%) Systems Administration Leader
5 4 (16.00%) Team Leader
6 3 (12.00%) Desktop Engineer
6 3 (12.00%) Desktop Support
6 3 (12.00%) Server Engineer
7 2 (8.00%) Linux Engineer
8 1 (4.00%) AWS Engineer
8 1 (4.00%) Senior Linux Engineer
8 1 (4.00%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (28.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.00%) Data Centre
2 3 (12.00%) Enterprise Storage
2 3 (12.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 25 (100.00%) Windows
2 13 (52.00%) Linux
3 3 (12.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (4.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (72.00%) Agile Software Development
1 18 (72.00%) Continuous Integration
2 17 (68.00%) DevOps
3 14 (56.00%) Configuration Management
4 11 (44.00%) Continuous Delivery
5 7 (28.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 7 (28.00%) Deployment Automation
5 7 (28.00%) DSDM
5 7 (28.00%) Robotic Process Automation
5 7 (28.00%) RUP
5 7 (28.00%) Scrum
6 4 (16.00%) Business Development
6 4 (16.00%) ITIL
6 4 (16.00%) TDD
7 3 (12.00%) Server Patching
7 3 (12.00%) Software Licensing
8 1 (4.00%) OWASP
Programming Languages
1 8 (32.00%) Python
1 8 (32.00%) SQL
2 7 (28.00%) PowerShell
2 7 (28.00%) Ruby
3 1 (4.00%) Bash Shell
3 1 (4.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (12.00%) Computer Science Degree
1 3 (12.00%) Degree
1 3 (12.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (12.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (44.00%) QA
2 3 (12.00%) COSHH
2 3 (12.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 15 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (48.00%) Hyper-V
3 11 (44.00%) VirtualBox
4 8 (32.00%) Active Directory
5 7 (28.00%) KVM
5 7 (28.00%) vSphere
5 7 (28.00%) XenServer
6 3 (12.00%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 18 (72.00%) Opscode Chef
1 18 (72.00%) Puppet
2 17 (68.00%) Ansible
3 9 (36.00%) SCCM
4 3 (12.00%) SCOM
4 3 (12.00%) Terraform
5 1 (4.00%) Cobbler
5 1 (4.00%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 15 (60.00%) VMware
2 14 (56.00%) Microsoft
3 7 (28.00%) IBM
3 7 (28.00%) Oracle
4 6 (24.00%) Cisco
4 6 (24.00%) Citrix
4 6 (24.00%) Google
5 3 (12.00%) Dell
5 3 (12.00%) EMC
5 3 (12.00%) Isilon
6 1 (4.00%) EnterpriseDB