The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for Xen skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Xen over the 3 months to 22 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Xen Project
England / North West
Rank 240 221 246
Rank change year-on-year -19 +25  
Permanent jobs citing Xen 17 12 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.28% 0.21% 0.061%
As % of the System Software category 2.73% 1.89% 0.59%
Number of salaries quoted 13 11 0
Median salary £70,000 £42,500 -
Median salary % change year-on-year +64.70% -  
UK excluding London median salary £57,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +35.29% +6.25%  

Xen is in the system software skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for system software skills.

System Software Skills
North West
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 622 634 675
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 10.26% 11.27% 10.30%
Number of salaries quoted 489 529 528
Median salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,750 £22,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,400 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +1.33%  

Xen
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West citing Xen as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the System Software category.

Job vacancy trend for Xen in the North West

Xen
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Salary trend for Xen in the North West

Xen
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Xen within the North West region over the 3 months to 22 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -21 17 £70,000 +64.70% 2
Xen
England

Xen
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 22 March 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 North West region with a requirement for Xen.

1 36 (97.30%) Python
1 36 (97.30%) Ruby
1 36 (97.30%) Puppet
1 36 (97.30%) OpenStack
1 36 (97.30%) Opscode Chef
1 36 (97.30%) DevOps
2 35 (94.59%) Linux
3 34 (91.89%) Oracle
3 34 (91.89%) Agile Software Development
3 34 (91.89%) Continuous Integration
3 34 (91.89%) CloudStack
4 33 (89.19%) Scrum
4 33 (89.19%) XenServer
4 33 (89.19%) EnterpriseDB
4 33 (89.19%) vSphere
4 33 (89.19%) SQL
4 33 (89.19%) DSDM
4 33 (89.19%) Shell Script
5 30 (81.08%) Configuration Management
6 29 (78.38%) Tivoli
6 29 (78.38%) Unix
6 29 (78.38%) RUP
6 29 (78.38%) Bash Shell
6 29 (78.38%) Cobbler
7 12 (32.43%) Windows
8 11 (29.73%) Amazon AWS
9 10 (27.03%) Jenkins
9 10 (27.03%) Ansible
9 10 (27.03%) Microsoft
9 10 (27.03%) WebSphere

Xen
Top Related IT Skills in the North West 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 36 (97.30%) OpenStack
2 34 (91.89%) CloudStack
3 10 (27.03%) WebSphere
4 9 (24.32%) JBoss
4 9 (24.32%) WebLogic
5 2 (5.41%) Cloud Foundry
5 2 (5.41%) nginx
6 1 (2.70%) Apache
6 1 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (2.70%) IIS
6 1 (2.70%) Jetty
6 1 (2.70%) Mongrel
6 1 (2.70%) MS Exchange
6 1 (2.70%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (2.70%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 11 (29.73%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (8.11%) IaaS
2 3 (8.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (8.11%) PaaS
3 2 (5.41%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (2.70%) DigitalOcean
4 1 (2.70%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (2.70%) Heroku
4 1 (2.70%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 9 (24.32%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.41%) MySQL
2 1 (2.70%) MongoDB
2 1 (2.70%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 10 (27.03%) Jenkins
2 8 (21.62%) TeamCity
3 4 (10.81%) Git (software)
3 4 (10.81%) Subversion
4 2 (5.41%) Travis CI
5 1 (2.70%) CircleCI
5 1 (2.70%) GoCD
Job Titles
1 34 (91.89%) DevOps Engineer
2 20 (54.05%) Platform Engineer
3 4 (10.81%) AWS DevOps
3 4 (10.81%) AWS Engineer
3 4 (10.81%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 4 (10.81%) Linux Engineer
3 4 (10.81%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 1 (2.70%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 1 (2.70%) Architect
4 1 (2.70%) Cloud Architect
4 1 (2.70%) Desktop Engineer
4 1 (2.70%) Developer
4 1 (2.70%) DevOps Architect
4 1 (2.70%) Lead DevOps
4 1 (2.70%) Lead DevOps Engineer
4 1 (2.70%) Senior DevOps
4 1 (2.70%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (24.32%) .NET
2 2 (5.41%) LEMP Stack
3 1 (2.70%) LAMP
3 1 (2.70%) LAPP Stack
3 1 (2.70%) RabbitMQ
3 1 (2.70%) ZeroMQ
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.70%) Blackberry
1 1 (2.70%) Fat Client
1 1 (2.70%) iPad
1 1 (2.70%) iPhone
1 1 (2.70%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 35 (94.59%) Linux
2 29 (78.38%) Unix
3 12 (32.43%) Windows
4 9 (24.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (2.70%) CentOS
5 1 (2.70%) Ubuntu
5 1 (2.70%) Windows 7
5 1 (2.70%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (2.70%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (2.70%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (97.30%) DevOps
2 34 (91.89%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (91.89%) Continuous Integration
3 33 (89.19%) DSDM
3 33 (89.19%) Scrum
4 30 (81.08%) Configuration Management
5 29 (78.38%) RUP
6 9 (24.32%) ITIL
6 9 (24.32%) OWASP
7 4 (10.81%) Auto-Scaling
7 4 (10.81%) Disaster Recovery
7 4 (10.81%) Mentoring
7 4 (10.81%) Performance Tuning
7 4 (10.81%) Presales
8 2 (5.41%) Server Virtualisation
9 1 (2.70%) Automated Testing
9 1 (2.70%) Service Delivery
9 1 (2.70%) Software Engineering
9 1 (2.70%) Unit Testing
9 1 (2.70%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 36 (97.30%) Python
1 36 (97.30%) Ruby
2 33 (89.19%) Shell Script
2 33 (89.19%) SQL
3 29 (78.38%) Bash Shell
4 2 (5.41%) Go
4 2 (5.41%) Perl
5 1 (2.70%) PHP
5 1 (2.70%) PowerShell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.70%) GCP
System Software
1 33 (89.19%) vSphere
1 33 (89.19%) XenServer
2 3 (8.11%) Docker
2 3 (8.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.70%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.70%) KVM
3 1 (2.70%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 36 (97.30%) Opscode Chef
1 36 (97.30%) Puppet
2 29 (78.38%) Cobbler
2 29 (78.38%) Tivoli
3 10 (27.03%) Ansible
4 6 (16.22%) Terraform
5 1 (2.70%) Kubernetes
5 1 (2.70%) Packer
Vendors
1 34 (91.89%) Oracle
2 33 (89.19%) EnterpriseDB
3 10 (27.03%) Microsoft
4 8 (21.62%) Red Hat
5 3 (8.11%) VMware
6 1 (2.70%) Acronis
6 1 (2.70%) Citrix
6 1 (2.70%) Rackspace
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