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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
XenSource Xen
Rank 209 216 212
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -4
Permanent jobs citing Xen 10 5 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.18% 0.090% 0.25%
As % of the System Software category 1.28% 0.66% 2.60%
Number of salaries quoted 6 5 15
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +47.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £41,400 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £40,995 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+21.96% +2.48%
System Software Category
Berkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
781 758 576
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 13.85% 13.69% 9.75%
Number of salaries quoted 519 605 484
Average salary £42,750 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.87% +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £28,100
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £63,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
-1.31% -3.79%
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 31 July 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 31 July 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
(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 +7 6 £50,000 +5.26%
Slough +3 1 £50,000 +28.20%
Xen
South East

Xen
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 34 (79.07%) Windows
1 34 (79.07%) VMware
1 34 (79.07%) VMware Infrastructure
2 32 (74.42%) Linux
3 27 (62.79%) Microsoft
3 27 (62.79%) Firewall
4 26 (60.47%) Hyper-V
5 18 (41.86%) EMC
5 18 (41.86%) NetApp
5 18 (41.86%) Veritas
6 17 (39.53%) Citrix
6 17 (39.53%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 17 (39.53%) Replication
7 15 (34.88%) Degree
7 15 (34.88%) Time Management
7 15 (34.88%) Legato
7 15 (34.88%) ARCserve
8 14 (32.56%) Celerra
8 14 (32.56%) Information Management
9 13 (30.23%) Apache
10 9 (20.93%) UNIX
10 9 (20.93%) Web Services
11 8 (18.60%) PHP
11 8 (18.60%) Red Hat
11 8 (18.60%) Bash Shell
11 8 (18.60%) Amazon AWS
12 7 (16.28%) Active Directory
12 7 (16.28%) SQL
12 7 (16.28%) MS Excel
12 7 (16.28%) Migration

Xen
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 (30.23%) Apache
2 6 (13.95%) Tomcat
3 5 (11.63%) MS Exchange
4 2 (4.65%) WebLogic
4 2 (4.65%) IIS
5 1 (2.33%) Confluence
5 1 (2.33%) nginx
5 1 (2.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 7 (16.28%) MS Excel
2 6 (13.95%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (6.98%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (18.60%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (9.30%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (9.30%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 27 (62.79%) Firewall
2 6 (13.95%) HTTP
3 5 (11.63%) NAS
3 5 (11.63%) NetScaler
3 5 (11.63%) DNS
3 5 (11.63%) SAN
4 4 (9.30%) VLAN
4 4 (9.30%) IPv4
4 4 (9.30%) IPv6
4 4 (9.30%) Internet
5 3 (6.98%) TCP/IP
5 3 (6.98%) SSL
6 2 (4.65%) SSH
6 2 (4.65%) LAN
6 2 (4.65%) WAN
6 2 (4.65%) FTP
6 2 (4.65%) HTTPS
7 1 (2.33%) Cisco Nexus
7 1 (2.33%) OpenLDAP
7 1 (2.33%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (11.63%) SQL Server
1 5 (11.63%) MySQL
2 4 (9.30%) Relational Database
3 2 (4.65%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (4.65%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (4.65%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 17 (39.53%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (2.33%) Hudson
2 1 (2.33%) Gradle
2 1 (2.33%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.33%) Apache Ivy
2 1 (2.33%) IntelliJ
2 1 (2.33%) Ant
2 1 (2.33%) Selenium
2 1 (2.33%) JIRA
2 1 (2.33%) Subversion
General
1 4 (9.30%) French Language
1 4 (9.30%) Finance
2 3 (6.98%) Manufacturing
2 3 (6.98%) Electronics
2 3 (6.98%) Telecoms
2 3 (6.98%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 11 (25.58%) Consultant
2 7 (16.28%) Microsoft Consultant
3 5 (11.63%) Support Engineer
4 4 (9.30%) Citrix Consultant
4 4 (9.30%) Architect
4 4 (9.30%) Virtualisation Consultant
5 3 (6.98%) Support Consultant
5 3 (6.98%) Administrator
6 2 (4.65%) Linux Administrator
6 2 (4.65%) Solutions Consultant
6 2 (4.65%) Technical Consultant
6 2 (4.65%) Systems Administrator
6 2 (4.65%) Infrastructure Architect
6 2 (4.65%) Citrix Technical Consultant
7 1 (2.33%) Web Infrastructure Analyst
7 1 (2.33%) Citrix Architect
7 1 (2.33%) Web Hosting Engineer
7 1 (2.33%) Web Engineer
7 1 (2.33%) Customer Engineer
7 1 (2.33%) Infrastructure Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (20.93%) Web Services
2 5 (11.63%) HTML
2 5 (11.63%) LAMP
3 4 (9.30%) Spring
3 4 (9.30%) Hibernate
3 4 (9.30%) XML
4 1 (2.33%) CPAN
4 1 (2.33%) CSS
4 1 (2.33%) X-Windows
4 1 (2.33%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 17 (39.53%) Replication
2 14 (32.56%) Celerra
3 3 (6.98%) DTV
4 1 (2.33%) iPad
4 1 (2.33%) iPhone
4 1 (2.33%) Thin Client
4 1 (2.33%) Blackberry
4 1 (2.33%) Clustering
4 1 (2.33%) Wiki
4 1 (2.33%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 34 (79.07%) Windows
2 32 (74.42%) Linux
3 9 (20.93%) UNIX
4 6 (13.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (4.65%) Solaris
5 2 (4.65%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (4.65%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (4.65%) CentOS
6 1 (2.33%) Apple iOS
6 1 (2.33%) Windows 8
6 1 (2.33%) Windows 7
6 1 (2.33%) Mac OS X
6 1 (2.33%) zOS
6 1 (2.33%) AIX
6 1 (2.33%) SUSE
6 1 (2.33%) Debian
6 1 (2.33%) Mac OS X Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (34.88%) Time Management
2 14 (32.56%) Information Management
3 7 (16.28%) Migration
4 4 (9.30%) Content Management
5 3 (6.98%) Digital Marketing
5 3 (6.98%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (6.98%) Programme Management
5 3 (6.98%) Data Management
6 2 (4.65%) Enterprise Architecture
7 1 (2.33%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (2.33%) Performance Analysis
7 1 (2.33%) Capacity Planning
7 1 (2.33%) Benchmarking
7 1 (2.33%) ITIL
7 1 (2.33%) Service Management
7 1 (2.33%) Service Delivery
7 1 (2.33%) ITSM
7 1 (2.33%) Kanban
7 1 (2.33%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (18.60%) PHP
1 8 (18.60%) Bash Shell
2 7 (16.28%) SQL
3 6 (13.95%) Perl
4 5 (11.63%) PowerShell
4 5 (11.63%) Java
4 5 (11.63%) JavaScript
4 5 (11.63%) Ruby
5 4 (9.30%) Python
6 1 (2.33%) C-shell
6 1 (2.33%) Shell Script
6 1 (2.33%) VBScript
6 1 (2.33%) C
6 1 (2.33%) Korn
Qualifications
1 15 (34.88%) Degree
2 2 (4.65%) Citrix Certification
2 2 (4.65%) CCEE
2 2 (4.65%) CCIA
3 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.33%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.65%) SLA
System Software
1 34 (79.07%) VMware Infrastructure
2 26 (60.47%) Hyper-V
3 7 (16.28%) Active Directory
4 6 (13.95%) XenApp
4 6 (13.95%) XenDesktop
5 4 (9.30%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (4.65%) KVM
7 1 (2.33%) Varnish
7 1 (2.33%) Sendmail
7 1 (2.33%) XenServer
7 1 (2.33%) NFS
Systems Management
1 15 (34.88%) Legato
1 15 (34.88%) ARCserve
2 4 (9.30%) Plesk
3 3 (6.98%) XenMobile
4 2 (4.65%) SCCM
4 2 (4.65%) SCOM
4 2 (4.65%) Puppet
5 1 (2.33%) YUM
5 1 (2.33%) Nagios
Vendors
1 34 (79.07%) VMware
2 27 (62.79%) Microsoft
3 18 (41.86%) EMC
3 18 (41.86%) NetApp
3 18 (41.86%) Veritas
4 17 (39.53%) Citrix
5 8 (18.60%) Red Hat
6 6 (13.95%) AppSense
6 6 (13.95%) Oracle
7 4 (9.30%) Salesforce.com
8 3 (6.98%) SAP
9 2 (4.65%) Cisco
10 1 (2.33%) Acronis
10 1 (2.33%) BEA
10 1 (2.33%) Apple
10 1 (2.33%) Sun
10 1 (2.33%) HP
10 1 (2.33%) Dell
10 1 (2.33%) IBM
10 1 (2.33%) Vignette