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 27 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Kernel-Based Virtual Machine (KVM)
Rank 200 188 228
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +40
Permanent jobs citing KVM 26 34 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.47% 0.60% 0.056%
As % of the System Software category 3.70% 4.80% 0.43%
Number of salaries quoted 6 33 3
Average salary £33,000 £44,000 £6,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.00% +633.33%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £44,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -12.00%
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
703 708 705
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 12.77% 12.41% 13.24%
Number of salaries quoted 505 555 514
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -

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 27 April 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 27 April 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
Reading +14 22 £33,000 -25.84% 2
Slough -1 2 £29,500 -26.25% 1
KVM
South East

KVM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 29 (76.32%) VMware
1 29 (76.32%) VMware Infrastructure
2 19 (50.00%) Linux
2 19 (50.00%) MS Excel
3 18 (47.37%) VPN
3 18 (47.37%) Telecoms
3 18 (47.37%) MPLS
4 17 (44.74%) Marketing
5 16 (42.11%) Agile Software Development
6 15 (39.47%) MySQL
7 13 (34.21%) Microsoft
8 11 (28.95%) Firewall
8 11 (28.95%) Cloud Computing
9 10 (26.32%) Apache
10 8 (21.05%) SQL Server
10 8 (21.05%) IIS
10 8 (21.05%) Hyper-V
10 8 (21.05%) nginx
10 8 (21.05%) Amazon AWS
10 8 (21.05%) Plesk
10 8 (21.05%) cPanel
10 8 (21.05%) Webmin
10 8 (21.05%) Public Cloud
11 7 (18.42%) Enterprise Cloud
11 7 (18.42%) Google
11 7 (18.42%) Red Hat
12 6 (15.79%) Shell Script
12 6 (15.79%) Windows
12 6 (15.79%) Python
12 6 (15.79%) Security Cleared

KVM
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 10 (26.32%) Apache
2 8 (21.05%) nginx
2 8 (21.05%) IIS
3 3 (7.89%) OpenStack
Applications
1 19 (50.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 11 (28.95%) Cloud Computing
2 8 (21.05%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (5.26%) Responsys
3 2 (5.26%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 18 (47.37%) VPN
1 18 (47.37%) MPLS
2 11 (28.95%) Firewall
3 4 (10.53%) TCP/IP
4 3 (7.89%) HTTP
5 2 (5.26%) DNS
5 2 (5.26%) VLAN
5 2 (5.26%) Network Security
5 2 (5.26%) Software-Defined Networking
5 2 (5.26%) OSPF
5 2 (5.26%) BGP
6 1 (2.63%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (39.47%) MySQL
2 8 (21.05%) SQL Server
3 2 (5.26%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (5.26%) Hadoop
4 1 (2.63%) MongoDB
4 1 (2.63%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 5 (13.16%) Git (software)
2 3 (7.89%) Subversion
3 2 (5.26%) Jenkins
General
1 18 (47.37%) Telecoms
2 17 (44.74%) Marketing
3 1 (2.63%) Retail
Job Titles
1 16 (42.11%) Senior Manager
1 16 (42.11%) Marketing Manager
2 15 (39.47%) Linux Engineer
3 14 (36.84%) Linux Support
3 14 (36.84%) Support Engineer
3 14 (36.84%) Linux Support Engineer
4 3 (7.89%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (7.89%) Architect
4 3 (7.89%) Consultant
5 2 (5.26%) Systems Administrator
5 2 (5.26%) Administrator
5 2 (5.26%) Senior Linux Engineer
5 2 (5.26%) Senior Linux Support
5 2 (5.26%) Software Consultant
5 2 (5.26%) Senior Support Engineer
6 1 (2.63%) Infrastructure Consultant
6 1 (2.63%) Linux Consultant
6 1 (2.63%) Infrastructure Architect
6 1 (2.63%) Systems Engineer
6 1 (2.63%) Linux Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.26%) LAMP
1 2 (5.26%) Software Packaging
1 2 (5.26%) RESTful
2 1 (2.63%) OSGi
2 1 (2.63%) REST
2 1 (2.63%) Ajax
2 1 (2.63%) XMPP
2 1 (2.63%) SOAP
2 1 (2.63%) Web Services
2 1 (2.63%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (21.05%) Public Cloud
2 7 (18.42%) Enterprise Cloud
3 5 (13.16%) Computer Science
4 4 (10.53%) Clustering
5 2 (5.26%) Statistics
5 2 (5.26%) Open Source
5 2 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (5.26%) Management Information System
6 1 (2.63%) Private Cloud
6 1 (2.63%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (2.63%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 19 (50.00%) Linux
2 6 (15.79%) Windows
3 5 (13.16%) UNIX
3 5 (13.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (10.53%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (5.26%) CentOS
5 2 (5.26%) Oracle Linux
5 2 (5.26%) Debian
5 2 (5.26%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (42.11%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (7.89%) Database Tuning
3 2 (5.26%) Line Management
3 2 (5.26%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (5.26%) Performance Management
4 1 (2.63%) TOGAF
4 1 (2.63%) Problem Management
4 1 (2.63%) ITIL
4 1 (2.63%) OOP
4 1 (2.63%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (2.63%) Configuration Management
4 1 (2.63%) Service Delivery
4 1 (2.63%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (15.79%) Python
1 6 (15.79%) Shell Script
2 4 (10.53%) Perl
3 3 (7.89%) Ruby
3 3 (7.89%) Java
4 1 (2.63%) Bash Shell
4 1 (2.63%) PHP
4 1 (2.63%) C
4 1 (2.63%) C++
Qualifications
1 6 (15.79%) Security Cleared
2 5 (13.16%) RHCE
2 5 (13.16%) Degree
3 4 (10.53%) SC Cleared
3 4 (10.53%) DV Cleared
4 2 (5.26%) MySQL Certification
4 2 (5.26%) IC3 Certification
5 1 (2.63%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.63%) SLA
System Software
1 29 (76.32%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (21.05%) Hyper-V
3 4 (10.53%) Active Directory
4 2 (5.26%) vSphere
4 2 (5.26%) VirtualBox
5 1 (2.63%) Xen
Systems Management
1 8 (21.05%) Plesk
1 8 (21.05%) cPanel
1 8 (21.05%) Webmin
2 5 (13.16%) Puppet
3 4 (10.53%) EMC NetWorker
4 3 (7.89%) Nagios
5 2 (5.26%) Graphite
Vendors
1 29 (76.32%) VMware
2 13 (34.21%) Microsoft
3 7 (18.42%) Red Hat
3 7 (18.42%) Google
4 5 (13.16%) HP
5 4 (10.53%) EMC
6 2 (5.26%) Sun
6 2 (5.26%) Oracle
6 2 (5.26%) Eloqua
7 1 (2.63%) Cisco
7 1 (2.63%) IBM
7 1 (2.63%) Dell
Slough, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 27,000 - 30,000 + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading
Oracle
Salary: Excellent Salary - Negotiable
Posted: 14 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Oracle Corporation UK Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 17 days ago