Period
to 25 April 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 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 25 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Xen Project
England > West Midlands
6 months to
25 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 300 311 318
Rank change year-on-year +11 +7 -3
Permanent jobs citing Xen 13 2 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.13% 0.021% 0.16%
As % of the System Software category 0.95% 0.20% 1.48%
Number of salaries quoted 13 2 14
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £33,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +34.33% +39.58%
10th Percentile £25,000 £42,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £50,500 £47,500 £38,150
England median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +20.00% +7.82%

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 West Midlands with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
West Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 1,363 1,007 1,217
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 14.15% 10.43% 10.52%
Number of salaries quoted 961 809 956
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £36,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -4.00% +14.50%
10th Percentile £23,000 £21,250 £21,250
90th Percentile £62,500 £56,250 £61,250
England median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year +11.76% +2.41% +3.75%

Xen
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Xen in the West Midlands

Xen
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Salary trend for Xen in the West Midlands

Xen
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Xen in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 25 April 2018.

Salary histogram for Xen in the West Midlands

Xen
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Xen within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 25 April 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
Worcestershire +42 12 £45,000 -
Walsall - 1 £18,000 -
Xen
England

For the 6 months to 25 April 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for Xen.

1 13 (100.00%) VMware
1 13 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (92.31%) Amazon EC2
2 12 (92.31%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (92.31%) MongoDB
2 12 (92.31%) CloudFront
2 12 (92.31%) High Availability
2 12 (92.31%) Jython
2 12 (92.31%) Linux
2 12 (92.31%) Python
2 12 (92.31%) Java
2 12 (92.31%) Nagios
2 12 (92.31%) Jenkins
2 12 (92.31%) Amazon RDS
2 12 (92.31%) Elasticsearch
2 12 (92.31%) Ansible
2 12 (92.31%) Docker
2 12 (92.31%) logstash
2 12 (92.31%) Kibana
2 12 (92.31%) Graphite
2 12 (92.31%) Kubernetes
2 12 (92.31%) Bash Shell
2 12 (92.31%) Virtual Environments
2 12 (92.31%) GoCD
2 12 (92.31%) Elastic Stack
3 9 (69.23%) SQL Server
4 8 (61.54%) Degree
4 8 (61.54%) Computer Science
4 8 (61.54%) Web Services
4 8 (61.54%) SQL

Xen
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 12 (92.31%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (7.69%) MS Exchange
2 1 (7.69%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 12 (92.31%) Amazon AWS
1 12 (92.31%) Amazon EC2
1 12 (92.31%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) DHCP
1 1 (7.69%) DNS
1 1 (7.69%) Firewall
1 1 (7.69%) LAN
1 1 (7.69%) TCP/IP
1 1 (7.69%) VPN
1 1 (7.69%) WAN
1 1 (7.69%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (92.31%) Amazon RDS
1 12 (92.31%) MongoDB
2 9 (69.23%) SQL Server
3 8 (61.54%) Oracle Database
4 4 (30.77%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 12 (92.31%) GoCD
1 12 (92.31%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (7.69%) Legal
Job Titles
1 9 (69.23%) IT Engineer
1 9 (69.23%) Linux Engineer
2 8 (61.54%) Consultant
2 8 (61.54%) IT Consultant
2 8 (61.54%) Linux Consultant
3 4 (30.77%) Linux Support
4 3 (23.08%) Applications Support
5 2 (15.38%) Support Engineer
6 1 (7.69%) 1st Line Engineer
6 1 (7.69%) 1st Line Support Engineer
6 1 (7.69%) 1st Line Support Technician
6 1 (7.69%) IT Support
6 1 (7.69%) IT Support Engineer
6 1 (7.69%) IT Support Technician
6 1 (7.69%) IT Technician
6 1 (7.69%) Linux Support Engineer
6 1 (7.69%) Remote Support Engineer
6 1 (7.69%) Support Technician
6 1 (7.69%) Technical Engineer
6 1 (7.69%) Technical Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (92.31%) Elastic Stack
2 8 (61.54%) Web Services
3 1 (7.69%) CSS
3 1 (7.69%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (61.54%) Computer Science
1 8 (61.54%) Data Centre
2 1 (7.69%) iPad
2 1 (7.69%) iPhone
2 1 (7.69%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 12 (92.31%) Linux
2 7 (53.85%) Windows
2 7 (53.85%) Windows Server
3 4 (30.77%) Unix
4 1 (7.69%) Android
4 1 (7.69%) Windows 10
4 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (7.69%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (92.31%) High Availability
1 12 (92.31%) Virtual Environments
2 6 (46.15%) DevOps
3 4 (30.77%) Artificial Intelligence
3 4 (30.77%) Document Management
3 4 (30.77%) Speech Recognition
4 1 (7.69%) Information Security
4 1 (7.69%) Quality Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (92.31%) Bash Shell
1 12 (92.31%) Java
1 12 (92.31%) Jython
1 12 (92.31%) Python
2 8 (61.54%) SQL
3 1 (7.69%) JavaScript
3 1 (7.69%) PHP
Qualifications
1 8 (61.54%) Computer Science Degree
1 8 (61.54%) Degree
1 8 (61.54%) Master's Degree
2 1 (7.69%) A+ Certification
2 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (7.69%) Network+ Certification
2 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) ISO 9001
1 1 (7.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 13 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (92.31%) Docker
3 1 (7.69%) Active Directory
3 1 (7.69%) Hyper-V
3 1 (7.69%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 12 (92.31%) Ansible
1 12 (92.31%) Graphite
1 12 (92.31%) Kibana
1 12 (92.31%) Kubernetes
1 12 (92.31%) logstash
1 12 (92.31%) Nagios
2 1 (7.69%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 13 (100.00%) VMware
2 8 (61.54%) Oracle
3 1 (7.69%) Citrix
3 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
3 1 (7.69%) SonicWALL
3 1 (7.69%) Symantec
3 1 (7.69%) Veeam
3 1 (7.69%) WatchGuard