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

Xen Project
England > West Midlands
6 months to
16 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 293 324 341
Rank change year-on-year +31 +17 -24
Permanent jobs citing Xen 12 2 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.13% 0.020% 0.089%
As % of the System Software category 0.93% 0.19% 0.82%
Number of salaries quoted 12 2 10
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £33,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +34.33% +13.56%
10th Percentile £25,500 £42,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £50,875 £47,500 £43,775
England median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +15.00% -

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 1,291 1,038 1,342
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 13.61% 10.35% 10.82%
Number of salaries quoted 922 876 1,084
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £36,250 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.34% -3.33% +7.91%
10th Percentile £22,500 £23,000 £21,575
90th Percentile £61,295 £55,000 £61,250
England median annual salary £47,500 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +7.95% +3.53% +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
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Xen in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 16 July 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 16 July 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 +29 12 £45,000 -
Xen
England

For the 6 months to 16 July 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 12 (100.00%) Java
1 12 (100.00%) Nagios
1 12 (100.00%) Linux
1 12 (100.00%) Python
1 12 (100.00%) VMware
1 12 (100.00%) Jython
1 12 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 12 (100.00%) Amazon EC2
1 12 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 12 (100.00%) Bash Shell
1 12 (100.00%) MongoDB
1 12 (100.00%) CloudFront
1 12 (100.00%) High Availability
1 12 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 12 (100.00%) Amazon RDS
1 12 (100.00%) Elasticsearch
1 12 (100.00%) Ansible
1 12 (100.00%) Docker
1 12 (100.00%) logstash
1 12 (100.00%) Kibana
1 12 (100.00%) Graphite
1 12 (100.00%) Kubernetes
1 12 (100.00%) Elastic Stack
1 12 (100.00%) Virtual Environments
1 12 (100.00%) GoCD
2 8 (66.67%) Oracle Database
2 8 (66.67%) SQL
2 8 (66.67%) Oracle
2 8 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 8 (66.67%) Web Services

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 (100.00%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 12 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 12 (100.00%) Amazon EC2
1 12 (100.00%) CloudFront
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (100.00%) Amazon RDS
1 12 (100.00%) MongoDB
2 8 (66.67%) Oracle Database
2 8 (66.67%) SQL Server
3 4 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 12 (100.00%) GoCD
1 12 (100.00%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 9 (75.00%) Linux Engineer
2 8 (66.67%) Consultant
2 8 (66.67%) IT Consultant
2 8 (66.67%) IT Engineer
2 8 (66.67%) Linux Consultant
3 4 (33.33%) Linux Support
4 3 (25.00%) Applications Support
5 1 (8.33%) Linux Support Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Remote Support Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Support Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Technical Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Technical Support
5 1 (8.33%) Technical Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (100.00%) Elastic Stack
2 8 (66.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (66.67%) Computer Science
1 8 (66.67%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 12 (100.00%) Linux
2 6 (50.00%) Windows
2 6 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 4 (33.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (100.00%) High Availability
1 12 (100.00%) Virtual Environments
2 6 (50.00%) DevOps
3 4 (33.33%) Artificial Intelligence
3 4 (33.33%) Document Management
3 4 (33.33%) Speech Recognition
Programming Languages
1 12 (100.00%) Bash Shell
1 12 (100.00%) Java
1 12 (100.00%) Jython
1 12 (100.00%) Python
2 8 (66.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (66.67%) Computer Science Degree
1 8 (66.67%) Degree
1 8 (66.67%) Master's Degree
System Software
1 12 (100.00%) Docker
1 12 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 12 (100.00%) Ansible
1 12 (100.00%) Graphite
1 12 (100.00%) Kibana
1 12 (100.00%) Kubernetes
1 12 (100.00%) logstash
1 12 (100.00%) Nagios
Vendors
1 12 (100.00%) VMware
2 8 (66.67%) Oracle