The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the System Software category for the Berkshire region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
XenSource Xen
Rank 193 209 200
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -9
Permanent jobs citing Xen 33 14 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.56% 0.26% 0.47%
As % of the System Software category 4.59% 2.00% 5.54%
Number of salaries quoted 28 10 25
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £44,250 £6,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £45,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +12.50%
System Software Category
Berkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
719 699 523
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 12.22% 13.13% 8.42%
Number of salaries quoted 562 495 441
Average salary £44,000 £42,500 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.52% +2.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,000 £28,250
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Xen
South East

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
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Xen across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Xen Salary Histogram 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 18 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Reading +15 21 £50,000 +11.11%
Slough +3 5 £50,000 +28.20%
Maidenhead - 4 - -
Bracknell +17 2 £67,500 -
Xen
South East

Xen
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 45 (83.33%) Windows
2 42 (77.78%) VMware
2 42 (77.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 40 (74.07%) Linux
4 32 (59.26%) Firewall
5 31 (57.41%) Hyper-V
6 30 (55.56%) Microsoft
7 24 (44.44%) EMC
7 24 (44.44%) Veritas
8 23 (42.59%) NetApp
9 21 (38.89%) Degree
10 19 (35.19%) Time Management
11 18 (33.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
12 17 (31.48%) Legato
12 17 (31.48%) Citrix
12 17 (31.48%) ARCserve
13 16 (29.63%) Replication
14 13 (24.07%) Oracle
14 13 (24.07%) SQL
14 13 (24.07%) Apache
15 12 (22.22%) UNIX
15 12 (22.22%) Information Management
15 12 (22.22%) Celerra
16 11 (20.37%) Red Hat
17 9 (16.67%) Tomcat
17 9 (16.67%) AIX
18 8 (14.81%) Solaris
18 8 (14.81%) SAN
18 8 (14.81%) Active Directory
19 7 (12.96%) MS Excel

Xen
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 (24.07%) Apache
2 9 (16.67%) Tomcat
3 4 (7.41%) nginx
4 3 (5.56%) MS Exchange
4 3 (5.56%) WebLogic
4 3 (5.56%) Confluence
5 1 (1.85%) IIS
5 1 (1.85%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (1.85%) Eucalyptus
Applications
1 7 (12.96%) MS Excel
2 4 (7.41%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (5.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.56%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (3.70%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (3.70%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.70%) Office 365
3 1 (1.85%) Nimbula
Communications & Networking
1 32 (59.26%) Firewall
2 8 (14.81%) SAN
3 7 (12.96%) NAS
4 6 (11.11%) DNS
5 5 (9.26%) TCP/IP
5 5 (9.26%) HTTP
5 5 (9.26%) NetScaler
6 4 (7.41%) LAN
6 4 (7.41%) WAN
7 3 (5.56%) LDAP
7 3 (5.56%) SSH
7 3 (5.56%) Cisco Nexus
7 3 (5.56%) OpenLDAP
8 2 (3.70%) VLAN
8 2 (3.70%) VPN
8 2 (3.70%) IPv4
8 2 (3.70%) IPv6
9 1 (1.85%) Internet
9 1 (1.85%) SSL
9 1 (1.85%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (9.26%) MySQL
2 4 (7.41%) Relational Database
2 4 (7.41%) SQL Server
3 3 (5.56%) DB2
3 3 (5.56%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 18 (33.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 3 (5.56%) Ant
2 3 (5.56%) IntelliJ
2 3 (5.56%) Subversion
2 3 (5.56%) Gradle
2 3 (5.56%) Jenkins
2 3 (5.56%) Apache Ivy
2 3 (5.56%) Hudson
2 3 (5.56%) Selenium
2 3 (5.56%) JIRA
General
1 7 (12.96%) Telecoms
2 4 (7.41%) French Language
3 3 (5.56%) Finance
3 3 (5.56%) Manufacturing
3 3 (5.56%) Electronics
3 3 (5.56%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 13 (24.07%) Consultant
2 9 (16.67%) Administrator
3 8 (14.81%) Support Engineer
4 7 (12.96%) Systems Administrator
5 6 (11.11%) Architect
5 6 (11.11%) Microsoft Consultant
6 5 (9.26%) Virtualisation Consultant
6 5 (9.26%) Linux Administrator
7 4 (7.41%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 4 (7.41%) Infrastructure Architect
7 4 (7.41%) Customer Engineer
8 3 (5.56%) Technical Support
8 3 (5.56%) Support Consultant
8 3 (5.56%) Citrix Consultant
8 3 (5.56%) Senior Systems Administrator
8 3 (5.56%) UNIX Consultant
9 2 (3.70%) Solutions Consultant
9 2 (3.70%) Citrix Technical Consultant
9 2 (3.70%) Citrix Architect
9 2 (3.70%) Linux Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (9.26%) Web Services
2 4 (7.41%) Spring
2 4 (7.41%) Hibernate
2 4 (7.41%) XML
2 4 (7.41%) HTML
3 3 (5.56%) CPAN
3 3 (5.56%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 16 (29.63%) Replication
2 12 (22.22%) Celerra
3 6 (11.11%) Clustering
4 3 (5.56%) HACMP
4 3 (5.56%) DTV
4 3 (5.56%) Enterprise Storage
4 3 (5.56%) Wiki
5 2 (3.70%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.85%) Thin Client
6 1 (1.85%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.85%) iPad
6 1 (1.85%) Fat Client
6 1 (1.85%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 45 (83.33%) Windows
2 40 (74.07%) Linux
3 12 (22.22%) UNIX
4 9 (16.67%) AIX
5 8 (14.81%) Solaris
6 7 (12.96%) CentOS
7 4 (7.41%) Debian
8 3 (5.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (1.85%) Mac OS X
9 1 (1.85%) SUSE
9 1 (1.85%) Apple iOS
9 1 (1.85%) Windows 7
9 1 (1.85%) Mac OS X Server
9 1 (1.85%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (1.85%) Windows 8
9 1 (1.85%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (35.19%) Time Management
2 12 (22.22%) Information Management
3 7 (12.96%) ITIL
4 6 (11.11%) Migration
5 4 (7.41%) Content Management
5 4 (7.41%) Data Management
5 4 (7.41%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (5.56%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (5.56%) Change Management
6 3 (5.56%) Programme Management
6 3 (5.56%) Enterprise Architecture
6 3 (5.56%) Performance Tuning
6 3 (5.56%) Digital Marketing
6 3 (5.56%) Kanban
7 1 (1.85%) Project Management
7 1 (1.85%) BCP
7 1 (1.85%) Service Management
7 1 (1.85%) Service Delivery
7 1 (1.85%) ITSM
7 1 (1.85%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 13 (24.07%) SQL
2 7 (12.96%) Java
3 6 (11.11%) Bash Shell
3 6 (11.11%) Perl
4 5 (9.26%) Ruby
5 4 (7.41%) PHP
5 4 (7.41%) JavaScript
5 4 (7.41%) C
6 3 (5.56%) Korn
6 3 (5.56%) C-shell
6 3 (5.56%) PowerShell
7 2 (3.70%) Python
8 1 (1.85%) VBScript
8 1 (1.85%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 21 (38.89%) Degree
2 3 (5.56%) PMP
2 3 (5.56%) PMI Certification
2 3 (5.56%) SC Cleared
2 3 (5.56%) Security Cleared
3 2 (3.70%) CCEE
3 2 (3.70%) CCIA
3 2 (3.70%) MCSE
3 2 (3.70%) Citrix Certification
3 2 (3.70%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (3.70%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.85%) CCIE
4 1 (1.85%) CCNA
4 1 (1.85%) CCVP
4 1 (1.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 42 (77.78%) VMware Infrastructure
2 31 (57.41%) Hyper-V
3 8 (14.81%) Active Directory
4 7 (12.96%) XenApp
4 7 (12.96%) XenDesktop
5 6 (11.11%) KVM
6 4 (7.41%) Varnish
6 4 (7.41%) Microsoft App-V
7 3 (5.56%) NFS
7 3 (5.56%) PowerHA
7 3 (5.56%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 3 (5.56%) Sendmail
8 1 (1.85%) vCloud
8 1 (1.85%) vSphere
8 1 (1.85%) XenServer
8 1 (1.85%) PowerConvert
Systems Management
1 17 (31.48%) Legato
1 17 (31.48%) ARCserve
2 7 (12.96%) Puppet
3 3 (5.56%) Nagios
3 3 (5.56%) XenMobile
3 3 (5.56%) YUM
3 3 (5.56%) SCCM
3 3 (5.56%) SCOM
4 1 (1.85%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 42 (77.78%) VMware
2 30 (55.56%) Microsoft
3 24 (44.44%) EMC
3 24 (44.44%) Veritas
4 23 (42.59%) NetApp
5 17 (31.48%) Citrix
6 13 (24.07%) Oracle
7 11 (20.37%) Red Hat
8 6 (11.11%) HP
8 6 (11.11%) Sun
9 5 (9.26%) AppSense
10 4 (7.41%) Cisco
10 4 (7.41%) Salesforce.com
11 3 (5.56%) BEA
11 3 (5.56%) Dell
11 3 (5.56%) Vignette
11 3 (5.56%) SAP
11 3 (5.56%) Google
12 2 (3.70%) IBM
13 1 (1.85%) Avaya