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 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
XenSource Xen
Rank 216 204 209
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +5
Permanent jobs citing Xen 8 10 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.14% 0.18% 0.22%
As % of the System Software category 1.03% 1.30% 2.11%
Number of salaries quoted 4 10 13
Average salary £48,750 £50,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.50% +47.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,250 £39,900 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £55,000 £54,500
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £40,995 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+15.86% +2.48%
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
773 767 615
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 13.38% 13.56% 10.61%
Number of salaries quoted 523 599 522
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,150 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-5.06% +5.33%

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 20 August 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 20 August 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 -2 3 £50,000 +11.11%
Slough +6 1 £50,000 +28.20%
Xen
South East

Xen
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 30 (85.71%) Linux
2 28 (80.00%) VMware
2 28 (80.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 26 (74.29%) Windows
4 21 (60.00%) Firewall
5 20 (57.14%) Hyper-V
5 20 (57.14%) Microsoft
6 14 (40.00%) Citrix
6 14 (40.00%) Apache
7 12 (34.29%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 12 (34.29%) EMC
7 12 (34.29%) NetApp
7 12 (34.29%) Veritas
7 12 (34.29%) Legato
7 12 (34.29%) ARCserve
7 12 (34.29%) Degree
7 12 (34.29%) Celerra
7 12 (34.29%) Time Management
7 12 (34.29%) Replication
7 12 (34.29%) Information Management
8 9 (25.71%) Bash Shell
8 9 (25.71%) Red Hat
8 9 (25.71%) Web Services
8 9 (25.71%) PHP
8 9 (25.71%) UNIX
9 8 (22.86%) Amazon AWS
10 7 (20.00%) HTTP
10 7 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 7 (20.00%) Migration
11 6 (17.14%) LAMP

Xen
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 14 (40.00%) Apache
2 6 (17.14%) Tomcat
3 4 (11.43%) MS Exchange
4 3 (8.57%) IIS
5 2 (5.71%) WebLogic
6 1 (2.86%) nginx
6 1 (2.86%) Confluence
Applications
1 6 (17.14%) MS Excel
2 5 (14.29%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (8.57%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (22.86%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (11.43%) Office 365
2 4 (11.43%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 21 (60.00%) Firewall
2 7 (20.00%) HTTP
3 5 (14.29%) DNS
3 5 (14.29%) Internet
4 4 (11.43%) IPv4
4 4 (11.43%) IPv6
4 4 (11.43%) VLAN
4 4 (11.43%) NetScaler
5 3 (8.57%) SSH
5 3 (8.57%) FTP
5 3 (8.57%) HTTPS
5 3 (8.57%) SSL
5 3 (8.57%) TCP/IP
6 2 (5.71%) Telnet
7 1 (2.86%) SAN
7 1 (2.86%) Cisco IOS
7 1 (2.86%) OpenLDAP
7 1 (2.86%) NAS
7 1 (2.86%) LDAP
7 1 (2.86%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (17.14%) MySQL
2 4 (11.43%) SQL Server
2 4 (11.43%) Relational Database
3 2 (5.71%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (5.71%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (5.71%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 12 (34.29%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (2.86%) IntelliJ
2 1 (2.86%) Subversion
2 1 (2.86%) JIRA
2 1 (2.86%) Selenium
2 1 (2.86%) Hudson
2 1 (2.86%) Gradle
2 1 (2.86%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.86%) Apache Ivy
2 1 (2.86%) Ant
General
1 4 (11.43%) Finance
1 4 (11.43%) French Language
2 3 (8.57%) Manufacturing
2 3 (8.57%) Marketing
2 3 (8.57%) Electronics
2 3 (8.57%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (22.86%) Consultant
2 4 (11.43%) Support Engineer
2 4 (11.43%) Microsoft Consultant
2 4 (11.43%) Citrix Consultant
3 3 (8.57%) Administrator
4 2 (5.71%) Technical Consultant
4 2 (5.71%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 2 (5.71%) Systems Administrator
4 2 (5.71%) Architect
4 2 (5.71%) Analyst
4 2 (5.71%) Web Infrastructure Analyst
4 2 (5.71%) Citrix Technical Consultant
4 2 (5.71%) Web Analyst
4 2 (5.71%) Solutions Consultant
4 2 (5.71%) Linux Administrator
5 1 (2.86%) Virtualisation Consultant
5 1 (2.86%) Web Engineer
5 1 (2.86%) Citrix Architect
5 1 (2.86%) Web Hosting Engineer
5 1 (2.86%) Senior Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (25.71%) Web Services
2 6 (17.14%) LAMP
2 6 (17.14%) HTML
3 4 (11.43%) Hibernate
3 4 (11.43%) Spring
3 4 (11.43%) XML
4 2 (5.71%) CSS
5 1 (2.86%) CPAN
5 1 (2.86%) X-Windows
5 1 (2.86%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 12 (34.29%) Replication
1 12 (34.29%) Celerra
2 3 (8.57%) DTV
3 1 (2.86%) Clustering
3 1 (2.86%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 30 (85.71%) Linux
2 26 (74.29%) Windows
3 9 (25.71%) UNIX
4 7 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (5.71%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (5.71%) CentOS
5 2 (5.71%) Solaris
5 2 (5.71%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (2.86%) SUSE
6 1 (2.86%) Debian
6 1 (2.86%) Mac OS X Server
6 1 (2.86%) AIX
6 1 (2.86%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (34.29%) Information Management
1 12 (34.29%) Time Management
2 7 (20.00%) Migration
3 4 (11.43%) Content Management
4 3 (8.57%) Digital Marketing
4 3 (8.57%) Programme Management
4 3 (8.57%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (2.86%) Benchmarking
5 1 (2.86%) Enterprise Architecture
5 1 (2.86%) Kanban
5 1 (2.86%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (2.86%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (2.86%) Performance Analysis
Programming Languages
1 9 (25.71%) PHP
1 9 (25.71%) Bash Shell
2 6 (17.14%) SQL
2 6 (17.14%) JavaScript
2 6 (17.14%) Perl
3 5 (14.29%) Java
3 5 (14.29%) Ruby
4 4 (11.43%) PowerShell
4 4 (11.43%) Python
5 1 (2.86%) Shell Script
5 1 (2.86%) C
5 1 (2.86%) C-shell
5 1 (2.86%) Korn
Qualifications
1 12 (34.29%) Degree
2 1 (2.86%) CCEE
2 1 (2.86%) CCIA
2 1 (2.86%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.71%) SLA
System Software
1 28 (80.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 20 (57.14%) Hyper-V
3 5 (14.29%) Active Directory
4 4 (11.43%) XenApp
4 4 (11.43%) XenDesktop
5 3 (8.57%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (5.71%) KVM
7 1 (2.86%) NFS
7 1 (2.86%) Varnish
7 1 (2.86%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 12 (34.29%) Legato
1 12 (34.29%) ARCserve
2 5 (14.29%) Plesk
3 3 (8.57%) XenMobile
4 2 (5.71%) Puppet
5 1 (2.86%) YUM
5 1 (2.86%) SCCM
5 1 (2.86%) SCOM
5 1 (2.86%) Nagios
Vendors
1 28 (80.00%) VMware
2 20 (57.14%) Microsoft
3 14 (40.00%) Citrix
4 12 (34.29%) NetApp
4 12 (34.29%) Veritas
4 12 (34.29%) EMC
5 9 (25.71%) Red Hat
6 6 (17.14%) Oracle
7 4 (11.43%) Salesforce.com
7 4 (11.43%) AppSense
8 3 (8.57%) SAP
9 2 (5.71%) Cisco
10 1 (2.86%) IBM
10 1 (2.86%) Vignette
10 1 (2.86%) Sun
10 1 (2.86%) HP
10 1 (2.86%) Dell
10 1 (2.86%) Google
10 1 (2.86%) BEA