Period
to 18 November 2017

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

Xen Project
England > North West
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 349 322 369
Rank change year-on-year -27 +47 +6
Permanent jobs citing Xen 25 33 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.19% 0.26% 0.069%
As % of the System Software category 1.65% 2.37% 0.64%
Number of salaries quoted 24 34 6
North West median annual salary £60,000 £42,500 £35,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +41.18% +18.88% +10.00%
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +9.09% +4.76% +10.53%

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 1513 1392 1396
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 11.50% 11.17% 10.68%
Number of salaries quoted 1226 1180 1059
North West median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +7.14% +5.97%
10th Percentile £20,500 £21,250 £20,000
90th Percentile £58,750 £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 18 November 2017.

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 18 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
Manchester -24 22 £60,000 +41.18% 2
Cheshire - 2 £37,500 -
Lancashire +3 1 - -
Xen
England

For the 6 months to 18 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 North West region with a requirement for Xen.

1 24 (96.00%) Linux
2 23 (92.00%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (92.00%) Continuous Integration
2 23 (92.00%) Puppet
2 23 (92.00%) Opscode Chef
2 23 (92.00%) DevOps
3 20 (80.00%) Oracle
4 19 (76.00%) SQL
4 19 (76.00%) Unix
4 19 (76.00%) DSDM
4 19 (76.00%) Python
4 19 (76.00%) Tivoli
4 19 (76.00%) Shell Script
4 19 (76.00%) Configuration Management
4 19 (76.00%) XenServer
4 19 (76.00%) EnterpriseDB
4 19 (76.00%) vSphere
4 19 (76.00%) Bash Shell
4 19 (76.00%) Ruby
4 19 (76.00%) RUP
4 19 (76.00%) Scrum
4 19 (76.00%) Cobbler
4 19 (76.00%) OpenStack
4 19 (76.00%) CloudStack
5 6 (24.00%) VMware
5 6 (24.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 6 (24.00%) Microsoft
5 6 (24.00%) Windows
6 5 (20.00%) Hyper-V
7 4 (16.00%) Git (software)

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 19 (76.00%) CloudStack
1 19 (76.00%) OpenStack
2 1 (4.00%) Apache
2 1 (4.00%) IBM Notes
2 1 (4.00%) IIS
2 1 (4.00%) Liferay
2 1 (4.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (4.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.00%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (4.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (4.00%) Office 365
2 1 (4.00%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.00%) SAN
2 1 (4.00%) DHCP
2 1 (4.00%) DNS
2 1 (4.00%) Firewall
2 1 (4.00%) Network Security
2 1 (4.00%) Skype
2 1 (4.00%) SSL
2 1 (4.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (4.00%) VLAN
2 1 (4.00%) VPN
2 1 (4.00%) WAN
2 1 (4.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.00%) MongoDB
2 1 (4.00%) MySQL
2 1 (4.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 4 (16.00%) Git (software)
1 4 (16.00%) NuGet
Job Titles
1 21 (84.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 19 (76.00%) Platform Engineer
3 2 (8.00%) Build and Release Engineer
3 2 (8.00%) Build Engineer
3 2 (8.00%) Release Engineer
3 2 (8.00%) Wintel Engineer
4 1 (4.00%) Administrator
4 1 (4.00%) DevOps Systems Engineer
4 1 (4.00%) Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (4.00%) Machine Learning Engineer
4 1 (4.00%) Network Engineer
4 1 (4.00%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (4.00%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (4.00%) Windows Administrator
4 1 (4.00%) Windows Systems Administrator
4 1 (4.00%) Wintel Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.00%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.00%) iPad
1 1 (4.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 24 (96.00%) Linux
2 19 (76.00%) Unix
3 6 (24.00%) Windows
4 2 (8.00%) Windows Server
5 1 (4.00%) CentOS
5 1 (4.00%) Windows 10
5 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (92.00%) Agile Software Development
1 23 (92.00%) Continuous Integration
1 23 (92.00%) DevOps
2 19 (76.00%) Configuration Management
2 19 (76.00%) DSDM
2 19 (76.00%) RUP
2 19 (76.00%) Scrum
3 4 (16.00%) Continuous Delivery
3 4 (16.00%) TDD
4 2 (8.00%) Machine Learning
5 1 (4.00%) Business Continuity
5 1 (4.00%) Business Continuity Planning
5 1 (4.00%) Project Management
5 1 (4.00%) Security Monitoring
5 1 (4.00%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (76.00%) Bash Shell
1 19 (76.00%) Python
1 19 (76.00%) Ruby
1 19 (76.00%) Shell Script
1 19 (76.00%) SQL
2 4 (16.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (4.00%) Degree
1 1 (4.00%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (16.00%) QA
2 1 (4.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 19 (76.00%) vSphere
1 19 (76.00%) XenServer
2 6 (24.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (20.00%) Hyper-V
4 4 (16.00%) Virtual Machines
4 4 (16.00%) VirtualBox
5 1 (4.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 23 (92.00%) Opscode Chef
1 23 (92.00%) Puppet
2 19 (76.00%) Cobbler
2 19 (76.00%) Tivoli
3 4 (16.00%) Ansible
4 1 (4.00%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (4.00%) SCSM
Vendors
1 20 (80.00%) Oracle
2 19 (76.00%) EnterpriseDB
3 6 (24.00%) Microsoft
3 6 (24.00%) VMware
4 1 (4.00%) Blue Coat
4 1 (4.00%) CheckPoint
4 1 (4.00%) Cisco
4 1 (4.00%) Citrix
4 1 (4.00%) Dell
4 1 (4.00%) EMC
4 1 (4.00%) HP
4 1 (4.00%) IBM
4 1 (4.00%) Lotus
4 1 (4.00%) Red Hat