The table below looks at the statistics for Xen skills in IT jobs advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Xen over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
XenSource Xen
Rank 137 131 -
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -
Permanent jobs citing Xen 3 4 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.12% 0.18% -
As % of the System Software category 0.86% 1.07% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 4 0
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
Xen
Berkshire

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

System Software Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
347 374 214
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 13.79% 16.61% 10.51%
Number of salaries quoted 237 310 190
Average salary £47,500 £42,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.09% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-5.06% +5.33%

Xen
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

Xen Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Xen
Salary Trend in Reading

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

Xen Salary Trend in Reading

Xen
Salary Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Xen across the Reading region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

Xen Salary Histogram in Reading

Xen
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Reading 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 17 (85.00%) Linux
2 16 (80.00%) Windows
2 16 (80.00%) VMware
2 16 (80.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (75.00%) Microsoft
4 14 (70.00%) Firewall
4 14 (70.00%) Hyper-V
5 10 (50.00%) Celerra
5 10 (50.00%) Time Management
5 10 (50.00%) Degree
5 10 (50.00%) Replication
5 10 (50.00%) Information Management
5 10 (50.00%) NetApp
5 10 (50.00%) Veritas
5 10 (50.00%) Legato
5 10 (50.00%) ARCserve
5 10 (50.00%) EMC
5 10 (50.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 8 (40.00%) Citrix
7 6 (30.00%) Migration
7 6 (30.00%) Bash Shell
8 5 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
8 5 (25.00%) MS Excel
8 5 (25.00%) MS Office
8 5 (25.00%) Perl
9 4 (20.00%) MS Exchange
9 4 (20.00%) UNIX
9 4 (20.00%) Python
9 4 (20.00%) IPv4
9 4 (20.00%) IPv6

Xen
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Reading 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 4 (20.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (15.00%) Apache
3 1 (5.00%) Tomcat
3 1 (5.00%) WebLogic
3 1 (5.00%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (25.00%) MS Office
1 5 (25.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (10.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (20.00%) Office 365
2 4 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 14 (70.00%) Firewall
2 4 (20.00%) VLAN
2 4 (20.00%) IPv4
2 4 (20.00%) IPv6
3 3 (15.00%) NetScaler
4 2 (10.00%) DNS
5 1 (5.00%) HTTPS
5 1 (5.00%) SSL
5 1 (5.00%) SSH
5 1 (5.00%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (5.00%) Internet
5 1 (5.00%) Telnet
5 1 (5.00%) DHCP
5 1 (5.00%) FTP
5 1 (5.00%) HTTP
5 1 (5.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (5.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 10 (50.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 3 (15.00%) Finance
2 2 (10.00%) Manufacturing
2 2 (10.00%) Marketing
2 2 (10.00%) Electronics
2 2 (10.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (35.00%) Consultant
2 4 (20.00%) Microsoft Consultant
3 3 (15.00%) Citrix Consultant
4 2 (10.00%) Technical Consultant
4 2 (10.00%) Solutions Consultant
4 2 (10.00%) Citrix Technical Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Virtualisation Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) Web Infrastructure Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Administrator
5 1 (5.00%) Linux Administrator
5 1 (5.00%) Web Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.00%) Web Services
2 1 (5.00%) LAMP
2 1 (5.00%) Application Packaging
2 1 (5.00%) HTML
2 1 (5.00%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 10 (50.00%) Replication
1 10 (50.00%) Celerra
2 2 (10.00%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 17 (85.00%) Linux
2 16 (80.00%) Windows
3 4 (20.00%) UNIX
4 2 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (5.00%) Solaris
5 1 (5.00%) zOS
5 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (5.00%) SUSE
5 1 (5.00%) Mac OS X Server
5 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (50.00%) Information Management
1 10 (50.00%) Time Management
2 6 (30.00%) Migration
3 2 (10.00%) Programme Management
3 2 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (10.00%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (5.00%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (5.00%) Performance Analysis
4 1 (5.00%) Benchmarking
Programming Languages
1 6 (30.00%) Bash Shell
2 5 (25.00%) Perl
3 4 (20.00%) Python
3 4 (20.00%) Ruby
3 4 (20.00%) PowerShell
4 1 (5.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (5.00%) Shell Script
4 1 (5.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 10 (50.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (80.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (70.00%) Hyper-V
3 4 (20.00%) Active Directory
4 2 (10.00%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (10.00%) XenApp
4 2 (10.00%) XenDesktop
5 1 (5.00%) KVM
Systems Management
1 10 (50.00%) Legato
1 10 (50.00%) ARCserve
2 2 (10.00%) XenMobile
3 1 (5.00%) Plesk
Vendors
1 16 (80.00%) VMware
2 15 (75.00%) Microsoft
3 10 (50.00%) EMC
3 10 (50.00%) NetApp
3 10 (50.00%) Veritas
4 8 (40.00%) Citrix
5 3 (15.00%) Red Hat
5 3 (15.00%) AppSense
6 2 (10.00%) SAP
7 1 (5.00%) Cisco
7 1 (5.00%) IBM
7 1 (5.00%) Oracle