The first table below looks at the demand 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 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 Reading region.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
XenSource Xen
Rank 129 129 134
Rank change year-on-year
0 +5
Permanent jobs citing Xen 7 2 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.30% 0.088% 0.091%
As % of the System Software category 1.91% 0.47% 0.95%
Number of salaries quoted 6 2 2
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,500 £34,900
10% offered a salary of more than £58,750 £49,500 £66,100
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+17.64% +6.25%
System Software Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
367 426 211
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 15.58% 18.77% 9.56%
Number of salaries quoted 233 357 189
Average salary £47,500 £40,500 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.28% -7.95%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.31% -5.00%
Xen
Berkshire

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 July 2014.

Xen Salary Histogram in Reading

Xen
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 25 (86.21%) Windows
2 24 (82.76%) Linux
2 24 (82.76%) Microsoft
3 23 (79.31%) VMware
3 23 (79.31%) VMware Infrastructure
4 21 (72.41%) Hyper-V
4 21 (72.41%) Firewall
5 17 (58.62%) NetApp
5 17 (58.62%) Veritas
5 17 (58.62%) Legato
5 17 (58.62%) EMC
5 17 (58.62%) ARCserve
5 17 (58.62%) Time Management
5 17 (58.62%) Degree
6 15 (51.72%) Celerra
6 15 (51.72%) Information Management
6 15 (51.72%) Replication
6 15 (51.72%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 10 (34.48%) Citrix
8 7 (24.14%) MS Excel
9 6 (20.69%) Active Directory
9 6 (20.69%) Migration
9 6 (20.69%) Bash Shell
10 5 (17.24%) Amazon AWS
10 5 (17.24%) MS Office
10 5 (17.24%) Perl
11 4 (13.79%) SQL Server
11 4 (13.79%) MS Exchange
11 4 (13.79%) IPv4
11 4 (13.79%) IPv6

Xen
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 (13.79%) MS Exchange
2 3 (10.34%) Apache
3 1 (3.45%) Tomcat
3 1 (3.45%) WebLogic
3 1 (3.45%) IIS
Applications
1 7 (24.14%) MS Excel
2 5 (17.24%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (6.90%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (17.24%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (13.79%) Office 365
2 4 (13.79%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 21 (72.41%) Firewall
2 4 (13.79%) VLAN
2 4 (13.79%) IPv4
2 4 (13.79%) IPv6
3 3 (10.34%) NetScaler
4 2 (6.90%) NAS
4 2 (6.90%) DNS
4 2 (6.90%) SAN
4 2 (6.90%) LAN
4 2 (6.90%) WAN
5 1 (3.45%) DHCP
5 1 (3.45%) FTP
5 1 (3.45%) HTTP
5 1 (3.45%) TCP/IP
5 1 (3.45%) Internet
5 1 (3.45%) Telnet
5 1 (3.45%) HTTPS
5 1 (3.45%) SSL
5 1 (3.45%) SSH
5 1 (3.45%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (13.79%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (3.45%) Oracle Database
2 1 (3.45%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 15 (51.72%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 3 (10.34%) Finance
2 2 (6.90%) Manufacturing
2 2 (6.90%) Marketing
2 2 (6.90%) Electronics
2 2 (6.90%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (24.14%) Consultant
2 4 (13.79%) Microsoft Consultant
3 3 (10.34%) Citrix Consultant
4 2 (6.90%) Architect
4 2 (6.90%) Customer Engineer
4 2 (6.90%) Technical Consultant
4 2 (6.90%) Solutions Consultant
4 2 (6.90%) Infrastructure Architect
4 2 (6.90%) Citrix Technical Consultant
5 1 (3.45%) Virtualisation Consultant
5 1 (3.45%) Web Infrastructure Analyst
5 1 (3.45%) Web Analyst
5 1 (3.45%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 1 (3.45%) Administrator
5 1 (3.45%) Analyst
5 1 (3.45%) IT Architect
5 1 (3.45%) Linux Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.90%) Web Services
2 1 (3.45%) LAMP
2 1 (3.45%) Application Packaging
2 1 (3.45%) HTML
2 1 (3.45%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 15 (51.72%) Replication
1 15 (51.72%) Celerra
2 2 (6.90%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 25 (86.21%) Windows
2 24 (82.76%) Linux
3 4 (13.79%) UNIX
4 2 (6.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (3.45%) Solaris
5 1 (3.45%) zOS
5 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (3.45%) SUSE
5 1 (3.45%) Mac OS X Server
5 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (58.62%) Time Management
2 15 (51.72%) Information Management
3 6 (20.69%) Migration
4 2 (6.90%) Programme Management
4 2 (6.90%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (6.90%) Enterprise Architecture
4 2 (6.90%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (3.45%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (3.45%) Performance Analysis
5 1 (3.45%) Benchmarking
Programming Languages
1 6 (20.69%) Bash Shell
2 5 (17.24%) Perl
3 4 (13.79%) Python
3 4 (13.79%) Ruby
3 4 (13.79%) PowerShell
4 2 (6.90%) SQL
5 1 (3.45%) JavaScript
5 1 (3.45%) PHP
5 1 (3.45%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 17 (58.62%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) SLA
System Software
1 23 (79.31%) VMware Infrastructure
2 21 (72.41%) Hyper-V
3 6 (20.69%) Active Directory
4 4 (13.79%) XenApp
4 4 (13.79%) XenDesktop
5 2 (6.90%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (3.45%) KVM
Systems Management
1 17 (58.62%) Legato
1 17 (58.62%) ARCserve
2 2 (6.90%) SCCM
2 2 (6.90%) SCOM
2 2 (6.90%) XenMobile
3 1 (3.45%) Plesk
Vendors
1 24 (82.76%) Microsoft
2 23 (79.31%) VMware
3 17 (58.62%) NetApp
3 17 (58.62%) Veritas
3 17 (58.62%) EMC
4 10 (34.48%) Citrix
5 3 (10.34%) Red Hat
5 3 (10.34%) AppSense
6 2 (6.90%) SAP
7 1 (3.45%) Cisco
7 1 (3.45%) IBM
7 1 (3.45%) Oracle