The table below looks at the statistics for Xen skills in IT jobs advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Xen over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Xen Project
Rank 183 217 215
Rank change year-on-year
+34 -2
Permanent jobs citing Xen 32 9 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.63% 0.15% 0.22%
As % of the System Software category 4.88% 1.16% 1.60%
Number of salaries quoted 8 5 12
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -6.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £49,250 £37,000 £40,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £56,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%
Xen
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in permanent jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

System Software Category
Berkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
656 774 748
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 12.90% 13.22% 13.62%
Number of salaries quoted 482 528 576
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- -3.84%

Xen
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Xen across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

Xen Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Xen
Salary Trend in Berkshire

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

Xen Salary Trend in Berkshire

Xen
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Xen within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +29 32 £50,000 - 5
Xen
South East

Xen
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Berkshire region citing Xen also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Xen.

1 37 (100.00%) Linux
2 33 (89.19%) Oracle
3 24 (64.86%) Mentoring
4 19 (51.35%) Relational Database
4 19 (51.35%) Degree
4 19 (51.35%) Computer Science
4 19 (51.35%) Solaris
4 19 (51.35%) Sun
5 15 (40.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 14 (37.84%) DevOps
6 14 (37.84%) TCP/IP
6 14 (37.84%) DNS
7 13 (35.14%) Business Intelligence
7 13 (35.14%) Perl
7 13 (35.14%) WebLogic
7 13 (35.14%) WebLogic Portal
7 13 (35.14%) Middleware
7 13 (35.14%) Essbase
7 13 (35.14%) Oracle Fusion
7 13 (35.14%) Oracle BI EE
7 13 (35.14%) Oracle Coherence
7 13 (35.14%) WebCenter
7 13 (35.14%) Capacity Planning
8 12 (32.43%) Bash Shell
8 12 (32.43%) SC Cleared
8 12 (32.43%) Security Cleared
8 12 (32.43%) UNIX
8 12 (32.43%) Windows
8 12 (32.43%) Red Hat
9 9 (24.32%) VMware

Xen
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Berkshire region citing Xen also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Xen. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 13 (35.14%) WebLogic
1 13 (35.14%) WebLogic Portal
1 13 (35.14%) Oracle Coherence
2 7 (18.92%) Oracle Workflow
3 6 (16.22%) Apache Solr
3 6 (16.22%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 6 (16.22%) Apache
3 6 (16.22%) Tomcat
3 6 (16.22%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 1 (2.70%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.70%) MS Visio
1 1 (2.70%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (18.92%) Oracle EBS
2 6 (16.22%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 6 (16.22%) GitHub
2 3 (8.11%) IaaS
2 3 (8.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (8.11%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.70%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (37.84%) DNS
1 14 (37.84%) TCP/IP
2 7 (18.92%) HTTP
3 2 (5.41%) Firewall
4 1 (2.70%) VDSL
4 1 (2.70%) SSH
4 1 (2.70%) VLAN
4 1 (2.70%) iSCSI
4 1 (2.70%) Asterisk PBX
4 1 (2.70%) Unified Communications
4 1 (2.70%) ADSL
4 1 (2.70%) PBX
4 1 (2.70%) VoIP
4 1 (2.70%) SMTP
4 1 (2.70%) DHCP
4 1 (2.70%) FTP
4 1 (2.70%) SAN
4 1 (2.70%) DWDM
4 1 (2.70%) OSPF
4 1 (2.70%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (51.35%) Relational Database
2 13 (35.14%) Essbase
2 13 (35.14%) Oracle BI EE
3 8 (21.62%) SQL Server
4 7 (18.92%) Oracle Reports
4 7 (18.92%) RDBMS
4 7 (18.92%) Oracle Database
5 6 (16.22%) Hadoop
5 6 (16.22%) NoSQL
5 6 (16.22%) Big Data
6 1 (2.70%) MySQL
6 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (8.11%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (16.22%) Law
Job Titles
1 19 (51.35%) Systems Administrator
1 19 (51.35%) Administrator
2 13 (35.14%) Operations Engineer
2 13 (35.14%) Cloud Engineer
3 6 (16.22%) Senior Cloud Engineer
3 6 (16.22%) Senior Operations Engineer
3 6 (16.22%) Senior Systems Administrator
4 2 (5.41%) Developer
5 1 (2.70%) Unified Communications Engineer
5 1 (2.70%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 1 (2.70%) Development Engineer
5 1 (2.70%) DevOps Engineer
5 1 (2.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (2.70%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (35.14%) Middleware
1 13 (35.14%) Oracle Fusion
1 13 (35.14%) WebCenter
2 6 (16.22%) ActiveMQ
3 1 (2.70%) FreeSWITCH
Miscellaneous
1 19 (51.35%) Computer Science
2 7 (18.92%) Public Cloud
3 3 (8.11%) Private Cloud
4 1 (2.70%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 37 (100.00%) Linux
2 19 (51.35%) Solaris
3 15 (40.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 12 (32.43%) UNIX
4 12 (32.43%) Windows
5 3 (8.11%) CentOS
5 3 (8.11%) Ubuntu
6 1 (2.70%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (2.70%) Mac OS X
6 1 (2.70%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (2.70%) Windows 7
6 1 (2.70%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (64.86%) Mentoring
2 14 (37.84%) DevOps
3 13 (35.14%) Business Intelligence
3 13 (35.14%) Capacity Planning
4 7 (18.92%) Incident Management
4 7 (18.92%) Workflow
5 6 (16.22%) Configuration Management
5 6 (16.22%) SOA
6 2 (5.41%) Open Source
7 1 (2.70%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (2.70%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 13 (35.14%) Perl
2 12 (32.43%) Bash Shell
3 3 (8.11%) C#
3 3 (8.11%) PowerShell
4 1 (2.70%) PHP
4 1 (2.70%) Python
Qualifications
1 19 (51.35%) Degree
2 12 (32.43%) SC Cleared
2 12 (32.43%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.70%) CCNP
3 1 (2.70%) CISSP
3 1 (2.70%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (2.70%) CCVP
3 1 (2.70%) GCIH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (18.92%) QA
System Software
1 9 (24.32%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (16.22%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 3 (8.11%) Hyper-V
4 1 (2.70%) Kamailio
4 1 (2.70%) Active Directory
4 1 (2.70%) Terminal Server
4 1 (2.70%) pfSense
Systems Management
1 6 (16.22%) Puppet
1 6 (16.22%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 33 (89.19%) Oracle
2 19 (51.35%) Sun
3 12 (32.43%) Red Hat
4 9 (24.32%) VMware
5 3 (8.11%) Rackspace
6 2 (5.41%) Microsoft
7 1 (2.70%) Mitel
7 1 (2.70%) Acme Packet
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