The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 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 Berkshire region.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Kernel-Based Virtual Machine (KVM)
Rank 192 183 -
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -
Permanent jobs citing KVM 18 34 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.33% 0.62% -
As % of the System Software category 2.35% 4.53% -
Number of salaries quoted 16 34 0
Average salary £42,250 £40,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.62% -
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £35,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+21.42% -22.22%
System Software Category
Berkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
767 751 559
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 13.89% 13.70% 9.33%
Number of salaries quoted 517 600 470
Average salary £44,500 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.25% +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.31% -5.00%
KVM
South East

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
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing KVM across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 23 July 2014.

KVM Salary Histogram in Berkshire

KVM
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing KVM within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 23 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Slough - 9 £45,000 -
Reading -24 6 £38,750 -3.12%
KVM
South East

KVM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, 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 32 (61.54%) Linux
2 29 (55.77%) Windows
3 25 (48.08%) VMware
4 23 (44.23%) VMware Infrastructure
5 22 (42.31%) Active Directory
6 17 (32.69%) MS Office
7 16 (30.77%) IIS
7 16 (30.77%) Apache
7 16 (30.77%) MS Visio
7 16 (30.77%) ISA Server
7 16 (30.77%) McAfee
7 16 (30.77%) Websense
7 16 (30.77%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 16 (30.77%) Change Management
7 16 (30.77%) Data Security
7 16 (30.77%) SCCM
7 16 (30.77%) Network Security
7 16 (30.77%) PCI DSS
7 16 (30.77%) ServiceNow
8 15 (28.85%) Finance
9 13 (25.00%) Microsoft
9 13 (25.00%) MySQL
10 12 (23.08%) Perl
10 12 (23.08%) Red Hat
10 12 (23.08%) Bash Shell
11 11 (21.15%) MS Exchange
12 10 (19.23%) ARCserve
12 10 (19.23%) Exchange Server 2003
12 10 (19.23%) Exchange Server 2007
12 10 (19.23%) CentOS

KVM
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, 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 16 (30.77%) IIS
1 16 (30.77%) Apache
2 11 (21.15%) MS Exchange
3 10 (19.23%) Exchange Server 2003
3 10 (19.23%) Exchange Server 2007
3 10 (19.23%) Exchange Server 2013
4 5 (9.62%) Drupal
5 4 (7.69%) nginx
5 4 (7.69%) OpenStack
6 1 (1.92%) Tomcat
Applications
1 17 (32.69%) MS Office
2 16 (30.77%) MS Visio
3 7 (13.46%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (9.62%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (30.77%) Network Security
2 9 (17.31%) DNS
3 7 (13.46%) Internet
4 5 (9.62%) SSL
4 5 (9.62%) LDAP
4 5 (9.62%) SMTP
4 5 (9.62%) HTTP
4 5 (9.62%) TCP/IP
5 4 (7.69%) Firewall
6 3 (5.77%) SSH
7 1 (1.92%) SAN
7 1 (1.92%) DHCP
7 1 (1.92%) iSCSI
7 1 (1.92%) NAS
7 1 (1.92%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (25.00%) MySQL
2 3 (5.77%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.92%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 6 (11.54%) Git (software)
2 5 (9.62%) Bitbucket
2 5 (9.62%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.92%) Subversion
General
1 15 (28.85%) Finance
Job Titles
1 20 (38.46%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 13 (25.00%) Administrator
3 12 (23.08%) Server Engineer
3 12 (23.08%) Linux Administrator
4 10 (19.23%) Linux Engineer
5 8 (15.38%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 8 (15.38%) Systems Administrator
6 5 (9.62%) Linux Support
7 4 (7.69%) IT Services Delivery Manager
7 4 (7.69%) IT Services Manager
7 4 (7.69%) Linux Support Engineer
7 4 (7.69%) Systems Engineer
7 4 (7.69%) Consultant
7 4 (7.69%) Support Engineer
7 4 (7.69%) Operations Manager
7 4 (7.69%) Services Delivery Manager
7 4 (7.69%) Service Manager
7 4 (7.69%) Delivery Manager
8 3 (5.77%) Infrastructure Consultant
8 3 (5.77%) IT Operations Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (9.62%) XML
1 5 (9.62%) LAMP
1 5 (9.62%) REST
2 1 (1.92%) Web Services
2 1 (1.92%) Software Packaging
2 1 (1.92%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.54%) Open Source
2 3 (5.77%) Clustering
3 1 (1.92%) Mathematics
3 1 (1.92%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 32 (61.54%) Linux
2 29 (55.77%) Windows
3 10 (19.23%) CentOS
4 9 (17.31%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (15.38%) UNIX
6 6 (11.54%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (9.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (7.69%) Debian
9 3 (5.77%) Solaris
10 1 (1.92%) AIX
10 1 (1.92%) Mac OS X Server
10 1 (1.92%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (30.77%) Change Management
1 16 (30.77%) Data Security
2 10 (19.23%) Change Control
3 9 (17.31%) ITIL
4 7 (13.46%) Disaster Recovery
4 7 (13.46%) Service Delivery
5 6 (11.54%) Performance Analysis
6 5 (9.62%) DevOps
6 5 (9.62%) Identity Management
6 5 (9.62%) Scrum
6 5 (9.62%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (9.62%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (9.62%) Product Management
7 4 (7.69%) Capacity Planning
7 4 (7.69%) Strategic Planning
7 4 (7.69%) Operations Management
7 4 (7.69%) Business Continuity
7 4 (7.69%) Service Management
8 3 (5.77%) Migration
8 3 (5.77%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 12 (23.08%) Perl
1 12 (23.08%) Bash Shell
2 6 (11.54%) Python
2 6 (11.54%) Shell Script
3 5 (9.62%) PHP
4 2 (3.85%) SQL
5 1 (1.92%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 6 (11.54%) CCNA
1 6 (11.54%) Cisco Certification
1 6 (11.54%) Degree
2 5 (9.62%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (5.77%) MCSA
3 3 (5.77%) SC Cleared
3 3 (5.77%) DV Cleared
3 3 (5.77%) Security Cleared
3 3 (5.77%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (3.85%) RHCE
5 1 (1.92%) VCP5
5 1 (1.92%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (30.77%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 16 (30.77%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 23 (44.23%) VMware Infrastructure
2 22 (42.31%) Active Directory
3 16 (30.77%) ISA Server
4 5 (9.62%) Hyper-V
4 5 (9.62%) XenApp
4 5 (9.62%) vSphere
5 4 (7.69%) NFS
5 4 (7.69%) XenDesktop
5 4 (7.69%) VMware ESX
6 2 (3.85%) Xen
7 1 (1.92%) XenServer
7 1 (1.92%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 16 (30.77%) SCCM
2 10 (19.23%) ARCserve
3 5 (9.62%) Vagrant
3 5 (9.62%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (5.77%) Plesk
5 2 (3.85%) EMC NetWorker
6 1 (1.92%) Puppet
6 1 (1.92%) Opsview
6 1 (1.92%) Nagios
Vendors
1 25 (48.08%) VMware
2 16 (30.77%) McAfee
2 16 (30.77%) Websense
2 16 (30.77%) ServiceNow
3 13 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 12 (23.08%) Red Hat
5 10 (19.23%) F5
6 6 (11.54%) HP
7 5 (9.62%) Cisco
8 4 (7.69%) Citrix
8 4 (7.69%) Dell
9 2 (3.85%) EMC
9 2 (3.85%) Oracle
10 1 (1.92%) IBM
10 1 (1.92%) Veeam