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 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Kernel-Based Virtual Machine (KVM)
Rank 209 192 -
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -
Permanent jobs citing KVM 12 32 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.22% 0.58% -
As % of the System Software category 1.59% 4.19% -
Number of salaries quoted 9 32 0
Average salary £38,500 £44,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% -
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £44,000 £49,000
% change year-on-year
+19.31% -10.20%
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
754 764 599
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 13.79% 13.95% 11.68%
Number of salaries quoted 567 557 451
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +2.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £30,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.59% -3.75%

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 January 2015.

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 January 2015. 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 -1 6 £34,500 -23.33% 1
Reading +8 5 £32,500 -33.33% 1
Windsor - 2 £52,500 -
Bracknell - 1 £55,500 -
KVM
South East

KVM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 27 (96.43%) Linux
2 17 (60.71%) MySQL
3 16 (57.14%) VMware
3 16 (57.14%) VMware Infrastructure
4 13 (46.43%) Apache
4 13 (46.43%) MS Excel
5 11 (39.29%) SQL Server
5 11 (39.29%) IIS
5 11 (39.29%) nginx
5 11 (39.29%) cPanel
5 11 (39.29%) Webmin
5 11 (39.29%) Plesk
6 10 (35.71%) UNIX
7 7 (25.00%) ITIL
7 7 (25.00%) HP
7 7 (25.00%) Red Hat
7 7 (25.00%) Open Source
7 7 (25.00%) Bash Shell
8 6 (21.43%) Git (software)
8 6 (21.43%) Puppet
8 6 (21.43%) Python
8 6 (21.43%) Perl
9 5 (17.86%) Shell Script
9 5 (17.86%) SAN
9 5 (17.86%) Dell
9 5 (17.86%) Cisco
9 5 (17.86%) IBM
9 5 (17.86%) Retail
9 5 (17.86%) TOGAF
9 5 (17.86%) Problem Management

KVM
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 13 (46.43%) Apache
2 11 (39.29%) nginx
2 11 (39.29%) IIS
3 2 (7.14%) OpenStack
3 2 (7.14%) Drupal
Applications
1 13 (46.43%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (17.86%) SAN
2 1 (3.57%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (60.71%) MySQL
2 11 (39.29%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.57%) MongoDB
3 1 (3.57%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 6 (21.43%) Git (software)
2 3 (10.71%) Subversion
3 2 (7.14%) Bitbucket
3 2 (7.14%) Jenkins
General
1 5 (17.86%) Retail
2 1 (3.57%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 16 (57.14%) Linux Engineer
2 13 (46.43%) Linux Support
2 13 (46.43%) Support Engineer
2 13 (46.43%) Linux Support Engineer
3 5 (17.86%) Architect
3 5 (17.86%) Infrastructure Architect
4 4 (14.29%) Infrastructure Consultant
4 4 (14.29%) Consultant
4 4 (14.29%) Linux Consultant
5 3 (10.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) Systems Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) Technical Architect
6 2 (7.14%) Senior Support Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) Senior Linux Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) Senior Linux Support
6 2 (7.14%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
6 2 (7.14%) DevOps Engineer
7 1 (3.57%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 1 (3.57%) Linux Administrator
7 1 (3.57%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.71%) XML
1 3 (10.71%) REST
2 2 (7.14%) LAMP
3 1 (3.57%) Ajax
3 1 (3.57%) XMPP
3 1 (3.57%) OSGi
3 1 (3.57%) libvirt
3 1 (3.57%) SOAP
3 1 (3.57%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (25.00%) Open Source
2 3 (10.71%) Mathematics
2 3 (10.71%) Computer Science
3 2 (7.14%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 27 (96.43%) Linux
2 10 (35.71%) UNIX
3 3 (10.71%) Windows
3 3 (10.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (7.14%) Debian
4 2 (7.14%) Ubuntu
4 2 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (3.57%) CentOS
5 1 (3.57%) OpenBSD
5 1 (3.57%) Solaris
5 1 (3.57%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (25.00%) ITIL
2 5 (17.86%) TOGAF
2 5 (17.86%) Problem Management
3 4 (14.29%) Configuration Management
4 3 (10.71%) Service Delivery
4 3 (10.71%) Database Tuning
4 3 (10.71%) Product Management
5 2 (7.14%) Performance Analysis
5 2 (7.14%) DevOps
5 2 (7.14%) Identity Management
5 2 (7.14%) Scrum
5 2 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (3.57%) OOP
6 1 (3.57%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 7 (25.00%) Bash Shell
2 6 (21.43%) Python
2 6 (21.43%) Perl
3 5 (17.86%) Shell Script
4 4 (14.29%) PHP
5 3 (10.71%) Ruby
6 1 (3.57%) C
6 1 (3.57%) C++
6 1 (3.57%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (10.71%) Degree
1 3 (10.71%) RHCE
2 2 (7.14%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (7.14%) SC Cleared
2 2 (7.14%) DV Cleared
2 2 (7.14%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.57%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.71%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (57.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (17.86%) Hyper-V
3 3 (10.71%) Active Directory
4 1 (3.57%) Xen
4 1 (3.57%) QEMU
4 1 (3.57%) Ceph
Systems Management
1 11 (39.29%) Plesk
1 11 (39.29%) cPanel
1 11 (39.29%) Webmin
2 6 (21.43%) Puppet
3 3 (10.71%) Nagios
3 3 (10.71%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (7.14%) EMC NetWorker
4 2 (7.14%) Vagrant
5 1 (3.57%) Cacti
5 1 (3.57%) CFEngine
5 1 (3.57%) Ganeti
Vendors
1 16 (57.14%) VMware
2 7 (25.00%) Red Hat
2 7 (25.00%) HP
3 5 (17.86%) Dell
3 5 (17.86%) Cisco
3 5 (17.86%) IBM
4 2 (7.14%) Microsoft
4 2 (7.14%) EMC
Slough, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 28,000 - 33,000 depending on skills
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £41000 - £42000 per annum + £1,200 DV allowance
Posted: 6 days ago