The first table below looks at the demand for Xen skills in IT jobs advertised for the Slough region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Xen over the 3 months to 1 August 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 Slough region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
XenSource Xen
Rank 56 67 63
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -4
Permanent jobs citing Xen 1 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 0.20% 0.15% 0.34%
As % of the System Software category 1.25% 1.64% 4.08%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 2
Average salary £50,000 £39,000 £30,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.20% +26.82%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £40,995 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+21.96% +2.48%
System Software Category
Slough
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
80 61 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 16.36% 9.33% 8.36%
Number of salaries quoted 77 53 46
Average salary £47,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.76% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £22,500 £27,800
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.59% -3.75%
Xen
Berkshire

Xen
Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

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

Xen Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

Xen
Salary Trend in Slough

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

Xen Salary Trend in Slough

Xen
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT jobs across the Slough 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 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (80.00%) VMware
2 4 (80.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (60.00%) Firewall
3 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (60.00%) Linux
3 3 (60.00%) Apache
4 2 (40.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 2 (40.00%) DNS
4 2 (40.00%) SAN
4 2 (40.00%) NetApp
4 2 (40.00%) Veritas
4 2 (40.00%) Red Hat
4 2 (40.00%) EMC
4 2 (40.00%) Data Management
4 2 (40.00%) CentOS
4 2 (40.00%) Hyper-V
4 2 (40.00%) Bash Shell
4 2 (40.00%) Puppet
4 2 (40.00%) NAS
4 2 (40.00%) Replication
5 1 (20.00%) nginx
5 1 (20.00%) C-shell
5 1 (20.00%) Hudson
5 1 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (20.00%) Gradle
5 1 (20.00%) Jenkins
5 1 (20.00%) Apache Ivy
5 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database
5 1 (20.00%) Performance Tuning

Xen
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT jobs across the Slough 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 3 (60.00%) Apache
2 1 (20.00%) nginx
2 1 (20.00%) Confluence
2 1 (20.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (20.00%) WebLogic
2 1 (20.00%) IIS
Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) Firewall
2 2 (40.00%) DNS
2 2 (40.00%) SAN
2 2 (40.00%) NAS
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (20.00%) OpenLDAP
3 1 (20.00%) SSH
3 1 (20.00%) HTTPS
3 1 (20.00%) SSL
3 1 (20.00%) LDAP
3 1 (20.00%) FTP
3 1 (20.00%) HTTP
3 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (20.00%) MySQL
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (20.00%) Hudson
2 1 (20.00%) Gradle
2 1 (20.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (20.00%) Apache Ivy
2 1 (20.00%) JIRA
2 1 (20.00%) Selenium
2 1 (20.00%) Subversion
2 1 (20.00%) IntelliJ
2 1 (20.00%) Ant
General
1 1 (20.00%) Marketing
1 1 (20.00%) Electronics
1 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
1 1 (20.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Consultant
1 2 (40.00%) Systems Administrator
1 2 (40.00%) Support Consultant
1 2 (40.00%) Administrator
1 2 (40.00%) Virtualisation Consultant
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Web Hosting Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Web Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Linux Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Systems Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) LAMP
1 1 (20.00%) CPAN
1 1 (20.00%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Replication
2 1 (20.00%) Wiki
2 1 (20.00%) Clustering
2 1 (20.00%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (60.00%) Linux
3 2 (40.00%) CentOS
4 1 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (20.00%) Debian
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (20.00%) UNIX
4 1 (20.00%) AIX
4 1 (20.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Data Management
2 1 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (20.00%) Digital Marketing
2 1 (20.00%) Kanban
2 1 (20.00%) Programme Management
2 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) Bash Shell
2 1 (20.00%) C-shell
2 1 (20.00%) Ruby
2 1 (20.00%) Korn
2 1 (20.00%) C
2 1 (20.00%) Java
2 1 (20.00%) Perl
2 1 (20.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (80.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (40.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (20.00%) KVM
3 1 (20.00%) Varnish
3 1 (20.00%) Sendmail
3 1 (20.00%) NFS
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) Puppet
2 1 (20.00%) YUM
2 1 (20.00%) Nagios
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) VMware
2 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (40.00%) NetApp
3 2 (40.00%) Veritas
3 2 (40.00%) Red Hat
3 2 (40.00%) EMC
4 1 (20.00%) Google
4 1 (20.00%) BEA
4 1 (20.00%) Sun
4 1 (20.00%) HP
4 1 (20.00%) Dell
4 1 (20.00%) Cisco
4 1 (20.00%) SAP
4 1 (20.00%) Oracle
4 1 (20.00%) Vignette