Period
to 17 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland 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 17 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Xen Project
UK > Scotland
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 216 216 239
Rank change year-on-year 0 +23 +12
Permanent jobs citing Xen 6 2 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.11% 0.038% 0.077%
As % of the System Software category 1.10% 0.36% 0.96%
Number of salaries quoted 6 1 2
Scotland median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.29% -50.00% +100.00%
UK 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 Scotland with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
Scotland
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 547 548 520
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 9.70% 10.46% 8.06%
Number of salaries quoted 391 363 326
Scotland median annual salary £43,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.50% +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,850 £22,500
90th Percentile £61,250 £57,500 £57,500
UK median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +2.56%

Xen
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

Job postings citing Xen as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Scotland.

Job vacancy trend for Xen in Scotland

Xen
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Salary trend for Xen in Scotland

Xen
Salary Histogram in Scotland

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Xen in Scotland over the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Xen in Scotland

Xen
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Xen within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 17 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
Fife - 5 £40,000 -
Edinburgh -13 1 £27,500 -21.43%
Xen
UK

For the 6 months to 17 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 Scotland region with a requirement for Xen.

1 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) Linux
1 6 (100.00%) VMware
1 6 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (83.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 5 (83.33%) Firewall
2 5 (83.33%) LAN
2 5 (83.33%) Citrix
2 5 (83.33%) SAN
2 5 (83.33%) Load Balancing
3 1 (16.67%) DHCP
3 1 (16.67%) DNS
3 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
3 1 (16.67%) WSUS
3 1 (16.67%) Hyper-V
3 1 (16.67%) KVM

Xen
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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:

Communications & Networking
1 5 (83.33%) Firewall
1 5 (83.33%) LAN
1 5 (83.33%) SAN
2 1 (16.67%) DHCP
2 1 (16.67%) DNS
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Administrator
1 5 (83.33%) IT Administrator
1 5 (83.33%) IT Systems Administrator
1 5 (83.33%) Systems Administrator
1 5 (83.33%) Team Leader
1 5 (83.33%) Virtualisation Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) IT Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Systems Engineer
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Linux
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Disaster Recovery
1 5 (83.33%) Load Balancing
System Software
1 6 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (16.67%) Hyper-V
2 1 (16.67%) KVM
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) WSUS
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) VMware
2 5 (83.33%) Citrix