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 30 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
XenSource Xen
Rank 215 208 215
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +7
Permanent jobs citing Xen 11 13 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.19% 0.23% 0.23%
As % of the System Software category 1.35% 1.71% 2.20%
Number of salaries quoted 8 13 12
Average salary £55,000 £46,500 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.27% +36.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £40,400 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £51,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.61% +3.75%
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
813 761 591
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 13.71% 13.44% 10.68%
Number of salaries quoted 548 572 509
Average salary £37,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +3.89%

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 30 September 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 30 September 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 -3 5 £62,500 +38.88%
Slough -1 1 £50,000 +16.95%
Xen
South East

Xen
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 20 (83.33%) VMware
1 20 (83.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 19 (79.17%) Linux
3 14 (58.33%) Windows
3 14 (58.33%) Microsoft
4 13 (54.17%) Hyper-V
5 11 (45.83%) Firewall
6 9 (37.50%) Amazon AWS
7 8 (33.33%) Bash Shell
7 8 (33.33%) Citrix
8 7 (29.17%) Legato
8 7 (29.17%) ARCserve
8 7 (29.17%) EMC
8 7 (29.17%) NetApp
8 7 (29.17%) Veritas
8 7 (29.17%) Migration
8 7 (29.17%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 7 (29.17%) Apache
8 7 (29.17%) Degree
8 7 (29.17%) Celerra
8 7 (29.17%) Time Management
8 7 (29.17%) Replication
8 7 (29.17%) Information Management
9 6 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 6 (25.00%) PHP
9 6 (25.00%) MySQL
9 6 (25.00%) LAMP
9 6 (25.00%) Red Hat
10 5 (20.83%) Active Directory
10 5 (20.83%) Internet

Xen
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 7 (29.17%) Apache
2 4 (16.67%) MS Exchange
3 3 (12.50%) IIS
4 1 (4.17%) WebLogic
4 1 (4.17%) nginx
Applications
1 4 (16.67%) MS Office
1 4 (16.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (8.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 9 (37.50%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (16.67%) Office 365
2 4 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (45.83%) Firewall
2 5 (20.83%) Internet
3 4 (16.67%) IPv4
3 4 (16.67%) IPv6
3 4 (16.67%) VLAN
4 3 (12.50%) NetScaler
4 3 (12.50%) FTP
4 3 (12.50%) HTTP
4 3 (12.50%) DNS
4 3 (12.50%) HTTPS
4 3 (12.50%) SSL
5 2 (8.33%) TCP/IP
5 2 (8.33%) Telnet
5 2 (8.33%) SSH
6 1 (4.17%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (25.00%) MySQL
2 3 (12.50%) SQL Server
3 2 (8.33%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (4.17%) MongoDB
4 1 (4.17%) Oracle Database
4 1 (4.17%) Relational Database
4 1 (4.17%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 7 (29.17%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 3 (12.50%) Finance
2 2 (8.33%) Manufacturing
2 2 (8.33%) Marketing
2 2 (8.33%) Electronics
2 2 (8.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (33.33%) Consultant
2 4 (16.67%) Microsoft Consultant
3 3 (12.50%) Citrix Consultant
3 3 (12.50%) Solutions Consultant
4 2 (8.33%) Web Analyst
4 2 (8.33%) Architect
4 2 (8.33%) Analyst
4 2 (8.33%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (8.33%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 2 (8.33%) Web Infrastructure Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Citrix Technical Consultant
5 1 (4.17%) Web Hosting Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Administrator
5 1 (4.17%) Technical Consultant
5 1 (4.17%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (4.17%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 1 (4.17%) Linux Administrator
5 1 (4.17%) Virtualisation Consultant
5 1 (4.17%) Web Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) VMware Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (25.00%) LAMP
2 5 (20.83%) Web Services
3 2 (8.33%) HTML
3 2 (8.33%) CSS
4 1 (4.17%) Application Packaging
4 1 (4.17%) Memcached
Miscellaneous
1 7 (29.17%) Replication
1 7 (29.17%) Celerra
2 2 (8.33%) DTV
3 1 (4.17%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 19 (79.17%) Linux
2 14 (58.33%) Windows
3 6 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (16.67%) UNIX
5 2 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (4.17%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (29.17%) Migration
1 7 (29.17%) Information Management
1 7 (29.17%) Time Management
2 2 (8.33%) Knowledge Management
2 2 (8.33%) Digital Marketing
2 2 (8.33%) Programme Management
2 2 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (4.17%) Benchmarking
3 1 (4.17%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (33.33%) Bash Shell
2 6 (25.00%) PHP
3 4 (16.67%) Perl
3 4 (16.67%) Python
3 4 (16.67%) Ruby
3 4 (16.67%) PowerShell
4 2 (8.33%) JavaScript
5 1 (4.17%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (29.17%) Degree
2 1 (4.17%) CCEE
2 1 (4.17%) CCIA
2 1 (4.17%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.33%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (83.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (54.17%) Hyper-V
3 5 (20.83%) Active Directory
4 4 (16.67%) Microsoft App-V
4 4 (16.67%) XenApp
5 3 (12.50%) XenServer
6 2 (8.33%) XenDesktop
6 2 (8.33%) vSphere
6 2 (8.33%) Terminal Services
6 2 (8.33%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 7 (29.17%) Legato
1 7 (29.17%) ARCserve
2 5 (20.83%) Plesk
3 2 (8.33%) SCVMM
3 2 (8.33%) XenMobile
4 1 (4.17%) Puppet
Vendors
1 20 (83.33%) VMware
2 14 (58.33%) Microsoft
3 8 (33.33%) Citrix
4 7 (29.17%) NetApp
4 7 (29.17%) Veritas
4 7 (29.17%) EMC
5 6 (25.00%) Red Hat
6 3 (12.50%) AppSense
7 2 (8.33%) SAP
8 1 (4.17%) Cisco
8 1 (4.17%) IBM
8 1 (4.17%) Oracle