Period
to 20 July 2018

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 6 months to 20 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Xen Project
England > North West
6 months to
20 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 300 329 310
Rank change year-on-year +29 -19 +55
Permanent jobs citing Xen 57 52 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.46% 0.40% 0.29%
As % of the System Software category 3.31% 3.59% 2.85%
Number of salaries quoted 52 48 31
North West median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +41.18% +41.67%
10th Percentile £46,250 £36,250 £36,250
90th Percentile £66,250 £70,000 £48,750
England median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +15.00% -

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 the North West with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
North West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 1,720 1,448 1,193
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 13.76% 11.04% 10.31%
Number of salaries quoted 1,400 1,199 989
North West median annual salary £41,500 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.67% +7.14% -
10th Percentile £21,250 £21,250 £21,000
90th Percentile £65,125 £60,000 £55,650
England median annual salary £47,500 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +7.95% +3.53% +6.25%

Xen
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing Xen as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

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
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Xen in the North West over the 6 months to 20 July 2018.

Salary histogram 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 6 months to 20 July 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
Manchester +24 30 £60,000 - 3
Cheshire -2 19 £60,000 +60.00% 1
Merseyside - 7 £62,500 -
Lancashire +5 1 £62,500 - 1
Xen
England

For the 6 months to 20 July 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 North West region with a requirement for Xen.

1 54 (94.74%) Windows
2 50 (87.72%) Puppet
2 50 (87.72%) Opscode Chef
3 49 (85.96%) Ansible
3 49 (85.96%) DevOps
4 48 (84.21%) Continuous Integration
5 47 (82.46%) VMware Infrastructure
5 47 (82.46%) VMware
6 45 (78.95%) Linux
7 44 (77.19%) Hyper-V
8 43 (75.44%) VirtualBox
9 42 (73.68%) Agile Software Development
10 41 (71.93%) Git (software)
10 41 (71.93%) Continuous Delivery
11 36 (63.16%) QA
12 32 (56.14%) Microsoft
13 26 (45.61%) Amazon AWS
14 25 (43.86%) Configuration Management
14 25 (43.86%) NuGet
14 25 (43.86%) Microsoft Azure
15 24 (42.11%) TDD
16 20 (35.09%) Active Directory
17 19 (33.33%) PowerShell
17 19 (33.33%) Jenkins
17 19 (33.33%) KVM
18 18 (31.58%) Business Development
19 17 (29.82%) Continuous Improvement
20 14 (24.56%) Robotic Process Automation
20 14 (24.56%) IBM
20 14 (24.56%) Python

Xen
Co-occurring 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 7 (12.28%) CloudStack
1 7 (12.28%) OpenStack
2 3 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2013
2 3 (5.26%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.75%) IIS
3 1 (1.75%) JBoss
3 1 (1.75%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.75%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 26 (45.61%) Amazon AWS
2 25 (43.86%) Microsoft Azure
2 25 (43.86%) NuGet
3 7 (12.28%) Office 365
4 1 (1.75%) IaaS
4 1 (1.75%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.26%) DNS
1 3 (5.26%) SAN
1 3 (5.26%) VoIP
2 2 (3.51%) WAN
3 1 (1.75%) Firewall
3 1 (1.75%) FTP
3 1 (1.75%) LAN
3 1 (1.75%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.75%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (10.53%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 41 (71.93%) Git (software)
2 19 (33.33%) Jenkins
3 6 (10.53%) Octopus Deploy
4 3 (5.26%) Vagrant
5 1 (1.75%) Chocolatey
5 1 (1.75%) WiX
General
1 6 (10.53%) Back Office
2 3 (5.26%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.51%) Finance
Job Titles
1 41 (71.93%) Lead DevOps
2 40 (70.18%) DevOps Engineer
3 32 (56.14%) Lead DevOps Engineer
4 24 (42.11%) Senior DevOps
4 24 (42.11%) Team Leader
5 15 (26.32%) Senior DevOps Engineer
6 12 (21.05%) Administrator
6 12 (21.05%) Senior Systems Administrator
6 12 (21.05%) Systems Administrator
7 9 (15.79%) DevOps Administrator
7 9 (15.79%) DevOps Systems Engineer
7 9 (15.79%) Lead Systems Engineer
7 9 (15.79%) Senior Systems Engineer
7 9 (15.79%) Systems Administration Leader
7 9 (15.79%) Systems Engineer
8 8 (14.04%) Windows Engineer
9 7 (12.28%) Platform Engineer
9 7 (12.28%) Windows DevOps Engineer
10 3 (5.26%) Desktop Engineer
10 3 (5.26%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (12.28%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.77%) Data Centre
2 3 (5.26%) Enterprise Storage
2 3 (5.26%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 54 (94.74%) Windows
2 45 (78.95%) Linux
3 3 (5.26%) Windows Server
3 3 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.75%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (85.96%) DevOps
2 48 (84.21%) Continuous Integration
3 42 (73.68%) Agile Software Development
4 41 (71.93%) Continuous Delivery
5 25 (43.86%) Configuration Management
6 24 (42.11%) TDD
7 18 (31.58%) Business Development
8 17 (29.82%) Continuous Improvement
9 14 (24.56%) Robotic Process Automation
10 7 (12.28%) Deployment Automation
10 7 (12.28%) DSDM
10 7 (12.28%) RUP
10 7 (12.28%) Scrum
11 4 (7.02%) ITIL
12 3 (5.26%) Capacity Planning
12 3 (5.26%) Server Patching
12 3 (5.26%) Software Licensing
13 1 (1.75%) OWASP
Programming Languages
1 19 (33.33%) PowerShell
2 14 (24.56%) Python
3 8 (14.04%) SQL
4 7 (12.28%) Ruby
5 1 (1.75%) Bash Shell
5 1 (1.75%) C#
5 1 (1.75%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (5.26%) Computer Science Degree
1 3 (5.26%) Degree
1 3 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (5.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (63.16%) QA
2 3 (5.26%) COSHH
2 3 (5.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 47 (82.46%) VMware Infrastructure
2 44 (77.19%) Hyper-V
3 43 (75.44%) VirtualBox
4 20 (35.09%) Active Directory
5 19 (33.33%) KVM
6 7 (12.28%) vSphere
6 7 (12.28%) XenServer
7 3 (5.26%) Docker
7 3 (5.26%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 50 (87.72%) Opscode Chef
1 50 (87.72%) Puppet
2 49 (85.96%) Ansible
3 9 (15.79%) SCCM
4 7 (12.28%) Terraform
5 3 (5.26%) SCOM
6 1 (1.75%) Cobbler
6 1 (1.75%) Kubernetes
6 1 (1.75%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 47 (82.46%) VMware
2 32 (56.14%) Microsoft
3 14 (24.56%) IBM
4 7 (12.28%) Citrix
4 7 (12.28%) Oracle
5 6 (10.53%) Cisco
5 6 (10.53%) Google
6 3 (5.26%) Dell
6 3 (5.26%) EMC
6 3 (5.26%) Isilon
7 1 (1.75%) EnterpriseDB