Period
to 16 January 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 16 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Xen Project
England > North West
6 months to
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 336 328 343
Rank change year-on-year -8 +15 +19
Permanent jobs citing Xen 32 34 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.25% 0.28% 0.075%
As % of the System Software category 2.13% 2.37% 0.66%
Number of salaries quoted 32 31 7
North West median annual salary £65,000 £50,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +30.00% +25.00% +14.29%
10th Percentile £60,000 £36,250 £30,850
90th Percentile £71,250 £70,000 £45,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £51,000
% change year-on-year - +17.65% +13.33%

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 1,503 1,436 1,354
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 11.86% 11.73% 11.24%
Number of salaries quoted 1,227 1,189 1,041
North West median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +10.29% -1.45%
10th Percentile £21,000 £21,250 £20,250
90th Percentile £60,000 £57,500 £52,500
England median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +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 16 January 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 16 January 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 -11 24 £60,000 +20.00% 2
Cheshire - 4 £66,250 - 2
Merseyside - 4 £66,250 - 2
Xen
England

For the 6 months to 16 January 2018, 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 29 (90.63%) Linux
1 29 (90.63%) Continuous Integration
1 29 (90.63%) Puppet
1 29 (90.63%) Opscode Chef
1 29 (90.63%) DevOps
2 21 (65.63%) Windows
3 19 (59.38%) VMware
4 18 (56.25%) TDD
4 18 (56.25%) Hyper-V
4 18 (56.25%) Git (software)
4 18 (56.25%) Microsoft
4 18 (56.25%) Continuous Delivery
4 18 (56.25%) Ansible
4 18 (56.25%) NuGet
4 18 (56.25%) VirtualBox
4 18 (56.25%) VMware Infrastructure
5 12 (37.50%) PowerShell
6 11 (34.38%) vSphere
6 11 (34.38%) Cobbler
6 11 (34.38%) Agile Software Development
6 11 (34.38%) Bash Shell
6 11 (34.38%) OpenStack
6 11 (34.38%) CloudStack
6 11 (34.38%) SQL
6 11 (34.38%) Oracle
6 11 (34.38%) Unix
6 11 (34.38%) RUP
6 11 (34.38%) DSDM
6 11 (34.38%) Python
6 11 (34.38%) Tivoli

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 11 (34.38%) CloudStack
1 11 (34.38%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 6 (18.75%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (18.75%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (6.25%) Office 365
2 2 (6.25%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.25%) VoIP
Development Applications
1 18 (56.25%) Git (software)
1 18 (56.25%) NuGet
Job Titles
1 25 (78.13%) DevOps Engineer
2 18 (56.25%) Team Leader
3 14 (43.75%) Lead DevOps
3 14 (43.75%) Lead DevOps Engineer
4 11 (34.38%) Platform Engineer
5 10 (31.25%) Senior DevOps
5 10 (31.25%) Senior DevOps Engineer
6 4 (12.50%) Lead Systems Engineer
6 4 (12.50%) Senior Systems Engineer
6 4 (12.50%) Systems Engineer
7 2 (6.25%) Desktop Engineer
7 2 (6.25%) Desktop Support
7 2 (6.25%) Server Engineer
8 1 (3.13%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 1 (3.13%) 3rd Line Support
8 1 (3.13%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 1 (3.13%) Support Engineer
Operating Systems
1 29 (90.63%) Linux
2 21 (65.63%) Windows
3 11 (34.38%) Unix
4 2 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (3.13%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (90.63%) Continuous Integration
1 29 (90.63%) DevOps
2 18 (56.25%) Continuous Delivery
2 18 (56.25%) TDD
3 11 (34.38%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (34.38%) Configuration Management
3 11 (34.38%) DSDM
3 11 (34.38%) RUP
3 11 (34.38%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 12 (37.50%) PowerShell
2 11 (34.38%) Bash Shell
2 11 (34.38%) Python
2 11 (34.38%) Ruby
2 11 (34.38%) Shell Script
2 11 (34.38%) SQL
System Software
1 18 (56.25%) Hyper-V
1 18 (56.25%) VirtualBox
1 18 (56.25%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (34.38%) vSphere
2 11 (34.38%) XenServer
3 8 (25.00%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (3.13%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 29 (90.63%) Opscode Chef
1 29 (90.63%) Puppet
2 18 (56.25%) Ansible
3 11 (34.38%) Cobbler
3 11 (34.38%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 19 (59.38%) VMware
2 18 (56.25%) Microsoft
3 11 (34.38%) EnterpriseDB
3 11 (34.38%) Oracle
4 3 (9.38%) Citrix
5 2 (6.25%) Cisco
6 1 (3.13%) Avaya
6 1 (3.13%) NetApp