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 24 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 Slough region.

Location
3 months to
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
XenSource Xen
Rank 58 66 67
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +1
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 1.27% 1.82% 4.55%
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 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+21.95% +2.50%
System Software Category
Slough
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
79 55 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 15.64% 8.36% 7.37%
Number of salaries quoted 76 46 41
Average salary £47,500 £42,500 £39,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.76% +8.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £22,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £60,000
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 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 24 July 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 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (83.33%) VMware
2 5 (83.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (66.67%) Firewall
3 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
4 3 (50.00%) EMC
4 3 (50.00%) Data Management
4 3 (50.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 3 (50.00%) SAN
4 3 (50.00%) NetApp
4 3 (50.00%) Veritas
4 3 (50.00%) Linux
4 3 (50.00%) Apache
4 3 (50.00%) Hyper-V
4 3 (50.00%) NAS
4 3 (50.00%) Replication
5 2 (33.33%) CentOS
5 2 (33.33%) Bash Shell
5 2 (33.33%) Puppet
5 2 (33.33%) Red Hat
5 2 (33.33%) DNS
6 1 (16.67%) BEA
6 1 (16.67%) Sun
6 1 (16.67%) HP
6 1 (16.67%) Dell
6 1 (16.67%) Electronics
6 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
6 1 (16.67%) Finance
6 1 (16.67%) Manufacturing
6 1 (16.67%) LAMP

Xen
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 (50.00%) Apache
2 1 (16.67%) Tomcat
2 1 (16.67%) WebLogic
2 1 (16.67%) IIS
2 1 (16.67%) Confluence
2 1 (16.67%) nginx
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 4 (66.67%) Firewall
2 3 (50.00%) SAN
2 3 (50.00%) NAS
3 2 (33.33%) DNS
4 1 (16.67%) SSH
4 1 (16.67%) HTTPS
4 1 (16.67%) SSL
4 1 (16.67%) LDAP
4 1 (16.67%) FTP
4 1 (16.67%) HTTP
4 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
4 1 (16.67%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (16.67%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (16.67%) MySQL
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (50.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (16.67%) Subversion
2 1 (16.67%) JIRA
2 1 (16.67%) Selenium
2 1 (16.67%) IntelliJ
2 1 (16.67%) Ant
2 1 (16.67%) Hudson
2 1 (16.67%) Gradle
2 1 (16.67%) Jenkins
2 1 (16.67%) Apache Ivy
General
1 1 (16.67%) Electronics
1 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
1 1 (16.67%) Manufacturing
1 1 (16.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Consultant
1 3 (50.00%) Virtualisation Consultant
1 3 (50.00%) Support Consultant
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Consultant
2 2 (33.33%) Administrator
2 2 (33.33%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Systems Administrator
3 1 (16.67%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 1 (16.67%) Linux Administrator
3 1 (16.67%) Web Hosting Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Web Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) LAMP
1 1 (16.67%) CPAN
1 1 (16.67%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Replication
2 1 (16.67%) Clustering
2 1 (16.67%) Wiki
2 1 (16.67%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (50.00%) Linux
3 2 (33.33%) CentOS
4 1 (16.67%) Debian
4 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (16.67%) UNIX
4 1 (16.67%) AIX
4 1 (16.67%) Solaris
4 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Data Management
2 1 (16.67%) Programme Management
2 1 (16.67%) Digital Marketing
2 1 (16.67%) Kanban
2 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) Bash Shell
2 1 (16.67%) Ruby
2 1 (16.67%) Korn
2 1 (16.67%) C
2 1 (16.67%) Java
2 1 (16.67%) Perl
2 1 (16.67%) SQL
2 1 (16.67%) C-shell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (83.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (50.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (16.67%) NFS
3 1 (16.67%) KVM
3 1 (16.67%) Varnish
3 1 (16.67%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) Puppet
2 1 (16.67%) Nagios
2 1 (16.67%) YUM
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) VMware
2 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 3 (50.00%) EMC
3 3 (50.00%) NetApp
3 3 (50.00%) Veritas
4 2 (33.33%) Red Hat
5 1 (16.67%) BEA
5 1 (16.67%) Sun
5 1 (16.67%) HP
5 1 (16.67%) Dell
5 1 (16.67%) Google
5 1 (16.67%) Cisco
5 1 (16.67%) SAP
5 1 (16.67%) Oracle
5 1 (16.67%) Vignette