Period
to 11 December 2017

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 11 December 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Xen Project
England > West Midlands
6 months to
11 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 311 - 295
Rank change year-on-year - +295 +35
Permanent jobs citing Xen 1 0 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.010% - 0.14%
As % of the System Software category 0.085% - 1.50%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 6
West Midlands median annual salary £18,000 - £34,250
10th Percentile £17,000 - £30,250
90th Percentile £19,000 - £49,000
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 West Midlands with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
West Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 1181 1262 1003
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 11.73% 11.37% 9.44%
Number of salaries quoted 920 962 818
West Midlands median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% -2.78% +2.86%
10th Percentile £22,750 £21,250 £21,500
90th Percentile £57,500 £56,250 £60,300
England median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -

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
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 11 December 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
Walsall - 1 £18,000 -
Xen
England

For the 6 months to 11 December 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for Xen.

1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) PHP
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) ISO 9001
1 1 (100.00%) DHCP
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) A+ Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Terminal Services
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (100.00%) Symantec
1 1 (100.00%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (100.00%) Quality Management
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Wireless
1 1 (100.00%) Legal
1 1 (100.00%) Network+ Certification

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 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (100.00%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) DHCP
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (100.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) 1st Line Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) 1st Line Support
1 1 (100.00%) 1st Line Support Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) 1st Line Support Technician
1 1 (100.00%) IT Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) IT Support
1 1 (100.00%) IT Support Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) IT Support Technician
1 1 (100.00%) IT Technician
1 1 (100.00%) Support Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) iPad
1 1 (100.00%) iPhone
1 1 (100.00%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Android
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 10
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 1 (100.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Information Security
1 1 (100.00%) Quality Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) A+ Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Network+ Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) ISO 9001
1 1 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (100.00%) Terminal Services
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) SonicWALL
1 1 (100.00%) Symantec
1 1 (100.00%) Veeam
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) WatchGuard