The table below looks at the statistics for KVM skills in IT jobs advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited KVM over the 3 months to 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Kernel-Based Virtual Machine (KVM)
Rank - 209 177
Permanent jobs citing KVM 0 17 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire - 0.29% 0.92%
As % of the System Software category - 2.21% 6.82%
Number of salaries quoted 0 15 49
Average salary - £32,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -18.75%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +12.50%
KVM
South East

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

System Software Category
Berkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
616 770 733
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 12.25% 13.14% 13.43%
Number of salaries quoted 471 527 559
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,350 £26,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £61,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- -3.84%

KVM
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

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

KVM Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

KVM
Salary Trend in Berkshire

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

KVM Salary Trend in Berkshire

KVM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs across the Berkshire region citing KVM 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 KVM.

1 9 (64.29%) VMware
1 9 (64.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (57.14%) Firewall
2 8 (57.14%) MySQL
2 8 (57.14%) Linux
3 7 (50.00%) Python
3 7 (50.00%) Shell Script
3 7 (50.00%) Degree
3 7 (50.00%) Computer Science
3 7 (50.00%) Puppet
3 7 (50.00%) Git (software)
4 6 (42.86%) Marketing
4 6 (42.86%) MPLS
4 6 (42.86%) Telecoms
4 6 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (42.86%) VPN
5 5 (35.71%) Microsoft
5 5 (35.71%) Sun
5 5 (35.71%) Red Hat
5 5 (35.71%) Oracle Reports
5 5 (35.71%) Oracle
5 5 (35.71%) Java
5 5 (35.71%) Windows
5 5 (35.71%) LAMP
5 5 (35.71%) Management Information System
5 5 (35.71%) TCP/IP
5 5 (35.71%) Taleo
5 5 (35.71%) Statistics
5 5 (35.71%) MySQL Certification
5 5 (35.71%) CentOS

KVM
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs across the Berkshire region citing KVM 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 KVM. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (21.43%) Apache
2 1 (7.14%) nginx
2 1 (7.14%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (28.57%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (35.71%) Taleo
1 5 (35.71%) Responsys
2 3 (21.43%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (21.43%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (57.14%) Firewall
2 6 (42.86%) VPN
2 6 (42.86%) MPLS
3 5 (35.71%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (57.14%) MySQL
2 5 (35.71%) Oracle Reports
2 5 (35.71%) Hadoop
3 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 5 (35.71%) Jenkins
3 2 (14.29%) Subversion
General
1 6 (42.86%) Telecoms
1 6 (42.86%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) Senior Manager
1 6 (42.86%) Marketing Manager
2 5 (35.71%) Administrator
2 5 (35.71%) Systems Administrator
3 3 (21.43%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 3 (21.43%) Linux Administrator
3 3 (21.43%) Support Engineer
3 3 (21.43%) Linux Engineer
3 3 (21.43%) Linux Support
3 3 (21.43%) Linux Support Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (35.71%) LAMP
2 2 (14.29%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 7 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 5 (35.71%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (35.71%) Management Information System
2 5 (35.71%) Statistics
3 3 (21.43%) Public Cloud
3 3 (21.43%) Enterprise Cloud
3 3 (21.43%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 8 (57.14%) Linux
2 5 (35.71%) Windows
2 5 (35.71%) CentOS
2 5 (35.71%) Oracle Linux
3 2 (14.29%) UNIX
3 2 (14.29%) Debian
3 2 (14.29%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (35.71%) Continuous Integration
2 5 (35.71%) Performance Management
2 5 (35.71%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (50.00%) Python
1 7 (50.00%) Shell Script
2 5 (35.71%) Java
3 2 (14.29%) Perl
3 2 (14.29%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 7 (50.00%) Degree
2 5 (35.71%) Security Cleared
2 5 (35.71%) MySQL Certification
2 5 (35.71%) IC3 Certification
System Software
1 9 (64.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (21.43%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 7 (50.00%) Puppet
2 5 (35.71%) Graphite
3 2 (14.29%) Nagios
4 1 (7.14%) Plesk
4 1 (7.14%) cPanel
4 1 (7.14%) Webmin
Vendors
1 9 (64.29%) VMware
2 5 (35.71%) Eloqua
2 5 (35.71%) Oracle
2 5 (35.71%) Microsoft
2 5 (35.71%) Sun
2 5 (35.71%) Red Hat
3 3 (21.43%) Google