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

Location
3 months to
29 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Xen Project
Rank 145 134 132
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -2
Permanent jobs citing Xen 4 13 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.16% 0.52% 0.15%
As % of the System Software category 1.23% 3.95% 1.22%
Number of salaries quoted 0 10 1
Average salary - £50,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +25.00%
UK excluding London average salary £41,250 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -5.55%
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
326 329 246
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 12.87% 13.22% 12.09%
Number of salaries quoted 245 243 207
Average salary £35,000 £43,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.60% +1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 29 December 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 6 (66.67%) VMware
1 6 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (55.56%) Hyper-V
3 4 (44.44%) OpenStack
3 4 (44.44%) Big Data
3 4 (44.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (44.44%) Marketing
3 4 (44.44%) Windows
3 4 (44.44%) Linux
3 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
3 4 (44.44%) Active Directory
4 3 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (33.33%) Ubuntu
4 3 (33.33%) Debian
4 3 (33.33%) Microsoft App-V
4 3 (33.33%) Office 365
4 3 (33.33%) XenApp
4 3 (33.33%) XenServer
4 3 (33.33%) Hadoop
4 3 (33.33%) Open Source
4 3 (33.33%) Apache Cassandra
4 3 (33.33%) NoSQL
5 2 (22.22%) vSphere
5 2 (22.22%) NetScaler
5 2 (22.22%) AppSense
5 2 (22.22%) Programme Management
5 2 (22.22%) VMware ESX
5 2 (22.22%) Electronics
5 2 (22.22%) Telecoms
5 2 (22.22%) Finance

Xen
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 29 December 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 (44.44%) OpenStack
2 1 (11.11%) IIS
2 1 (11.11%) Apache
Business Applications
1 2 (22.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (33.33%) Office 365
2 1 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) HTTP
1 2 (22.22%) NetScaler
2 1 (11.11%) FTP
2 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
2 1 (11.11%) DNS
2 1 (11.11%) HTTPS
2 1 (11.11%) SSL
2 1 (11.11%) Internet
2 1 (11.11%) Telnet
2 1 (11.11%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (44.44%) Big Data
2 3 (33.33%) Hadoop
2 3 (33.33%) Apache Cassandra
2 3 (33.33%) NoSQL
3 2 (22.22%) MySQL
4 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
4 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (11.11%) MongoDB
General
1 4 (44.44%) Marketing
2 2 (22.22%) Electronics
2 2 (22.22%) Telecoms
2 2 (22.22%) Finance
2 2 (22.22%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Consultant
2 3 (33.33%) Solutions Architect
2 3 (33.33%) Architect
3 2 (22.22%) Citrix Consultant
3 2 (22.22%) Pre Sales Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) Web Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Solutions Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) Virtualisation Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) VMware Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) VMware Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Citrix Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Web Infrastructure Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) Web Services
2 1 (11.11%) XML
2 1 (11.11%) LAMP
2 1 (11.11%) Ajax
2 1 (11.11%) XMPP
2 1 (11.11%) Application Packaging
2 1 (11.11%) OSGi
2 1 (11.11%) REST
2 1 (11.11%) HTML
2 1 (11.11%) CSS
2 1 (11.11%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Open Source
2 2 (22.22%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 4 (44.44%) Windows
1 4 (44.44%) Linux
1 4 (44.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (33.33%) Debian
2 3 (33.33%) Ubuntu
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (22.22%) Migration
2 2 (22.22%) Programme Management
2 2 (22.22%) Knowledge Management
2 2 (22.22%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (11.11%) Product Management
3 1 (11.11%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) PHP
2 1 (11.11%) Python
2 1 (11.11%) Ruby
2 1 (11.11%) Bash Shell
2 1 (11.11%) C
2 1 (11.11%) C++
2 1 (11.11%) Java
2 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) Citrix Certification
1 1 (11.11%) CCEE
1 1 (11.11%) CCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (55.56%) Hyper-V
3 4 (44.44%) Active Directory
4 3 (33.33%) XenApp
4 3 (33.33%) XenServer
4 3 (33.33%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (22.22%) Terminal Services
5 2 (22.22%) VMware ESX
5 2 (22.22%) vSphere
6 1 (11.11%) KVM
6 1 (11.11%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) SCVMM
2 1 (11.11%) Plesk
2 1 (11.11%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 6 (66.67%) VMware
2 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
3 2 (22.22%) Citrix
3 2 (22.22%) AppSense
3 2 (22.22%) SAP
4 1 (11.11%) Red Hat