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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Kernel-Based Virtual Machine (KVM)
Rank 211 174 214
Rank change year-on-year
-37 +40
Permanent jobs citing KVM 16 48 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.27% 0.87% 0.018%
As % of the System Software category 2.06% 6.51% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 14 47 1
Average salary £32,750 £40,000 £67,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.12% -40.74%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -11.11%
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
776 737 615
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 13.04% 13.41% 11.05%
Number of salaries quoted 532 565 523
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,320 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-5.06% +5.33%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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 -40 7 £30,000 -25.00% 2
KVM
South East

KVM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 28 (59.57%) Linux
2 25 (53.19%) Windows
3 23 (48.94%) VMware
4 22 (46.81%) Active Directory
5 21 (44.68%) VMware Infrastructure
6 17 (36.17%) IIS
6 17 (36.17%) MS Office
7 16 (34.04%) MySQL
7 16 (34.04%) MS Visio
7 16 (34.04%) ISA Server
7 16 (34.04%) McAfee
7 16 (34.04%) Websense
7 16 (34.04%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 16 (34.04%) Change Management
7 16 (34.04%) Data Security
7 16 (34.04%) SCCM
7 16 (34.04%) Network Security
7 16 (34.04%) PCI DSS
7 16 (34.04%) ServiceNow
7 16 (34.04%) Kalman Filter
8 15 (31.91%) Finance
9 14 (29.79%) Red Hat
9 14 (29.79%) Perl
10 13 (27.66%) Apache
11 11 (23.40%) MS Exchange
11 11 (23.40%) Microsoft
12 10 (21.28%) ARCserve
12 10 (21.28%) Exchange Server 2003
12 10 (21.28%) Exchange Server 2007
12 10 (21.28%) CentOS

KVM
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 17 (36.17%) IIS
2 13 (27.66%) Apache
3 11 (23.40%) MS Exchange
4 10 (21.28%) Exchange Server 2003
4 10 (21.28%) Exchange Server 2007
4 10 (21.28%) Exchange Server 2013
5 5 (10.64%) nginx
6 4 (8.51%) OpenStack
7 1 (2.13%) Tomcat
7 1 (2.13%) Drupal
Applications
1 17 (36.17%) MS Office
2 16 (34.04%) MS Visio
3 7 (14.89%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (10.64%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (34.04%) Network Security
2 9 (19.15%) DNS
3 7 (14.89%) Internet
4 5 (10.64%) SSL
4 5 (10.64%) LDAP
4 5 (10.64%) SMTP
4 5 (10.64%) HTTP
4 5 (10.64%) TCP/IP
5 4 (8.51%) Firewall
6 3 (6.38%) SSH
7 1 (2.13%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (34.04%) MySQL
2 4 (8.51%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.13%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (4.26%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.13%) Bitbucket
2 1 (2.13%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.13%) Subversion
General
1 15 (31.91%) Finance
Job Titles
1 20 (42.55%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 12 (25.53%) Server Engineer
3 11 (23.40%) Linux Engineer
4 8 (17.02%) Linux Administrator
4 8 (17.02%) Administrator
5 7 (14.89%) Linux Support
6 6 (12.77%) Linux Support Engineer
6 6 (12.77%) Systems Administrator
6 6 (12.77%) Support Engineer
6 6 (12.77%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 5 (10.64%) Infrastructure Consultant
7 5 (10.64%) Consultant
8 3 (6.38%) Systems Engineer
9 2 (4.26%) Server Support
9 2 (4.26%) Operations Manager
9 2 (4.26%) Services Delivery Manager
9 2 (4.26%) Service Manager
9 2 (4.26%) IT Services Manager
9 2 (4.26%) Linux Consultant
9 2 (4.26%) Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.13%) Web Services
1 1 (2.13%) XML
1 1 (2.13%) LAMP
1 1 (2.13%) Software Packaging
1 1 (2.13%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.51%) Open Source
2 2 (4.26%) Clustering
2 2 (4.26%) Mathematics
2 2 (4.26%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 28 (59.57%) Linux
2 25 (53.19%) Windows
3 10 (21.28%) CentOS
4 9 (19.15%) UNIX
5 8 (17.02%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (12.77%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (10.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (8.51%) Debian
9 3 (6.38%) Solaris
10 1 (2.13%) SUSE
10 1 (2.13%) Mac OS X Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (34.04%) Change Management
1 16 (34.04%) Data Security
1 16 (34.04%) Kalman Filter
2 10 (21.28%) Change Control
3 7 (14.89%) Service Delivery
3 7 (14.89%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (8.51%) Business Continuity
4 4 (8.51%) Capacity Planning
5 3 (6.38%) Migration
5 3 (6.38%) ITIL
5 3 (6.38%) Performance Monitoring
6 2 (4.26%) Configuration Management
6 2 (4.26%) Service Management
6 2 (4.26%) Performance Analysis
6 2 (4.26%) Strategic Planning
6 2 (4.26%) Operations Management
7 1 (2.13%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (2.13%) Product Management
7 1 (2.13%) Identity Management
7 1 (2.13%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 14 (29.79%) Perl
2 10 (21.28%) Bash Shell
3 8 (17.02%) Python
3 8 (17.02%) Shell Script
4 1 (2.13%) Ruby
4 1 (2.13%) PHP
4 1 (2.13%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (12.77%) CCNA
1 6 (12.77%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (8.51%) Degree
3 3 (6.38%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (6.38%) MCSA
4 2 (4.26%) RHCE
4 2 (4.26%) SC Cleared
4 2 (4.26%) DV Cleared
4 2 (4.26%) Security Cleared
5 1 (2.13%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (34.04%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 16 (34.04%) PCI DSS
2 2 (4.26%) SLA
System Software
1 22 (46.81%) Active Directory
2 21 (44.68%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (34.04%) ISA Server
4 4 (8.51%) Hyper-V
4 4 (8.51%) XenApp
4 4 (8.51%) XenDesktop
4 4 (8.51%) vSphere
5 3 (6.38%) VMware ESX
5 3 (6.38%) NFS
6 2 (4.26%) Xen
7 1 (2.13%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 16 (34.04%) SCCM
2 10 (21.28%) ARCserve
3 4 (8.51%) Plesk
4 3 (6.38%) Puppet
5 2 (4.26%) EMC NetWorker
5 2 (4.26%) Nagios
6 1 (2.13%) Cacti
6 1 (2.13%) Vagrant
6 1 (2.13%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (2.13%) Opsview
Vendors
1 23 (48.94%) VMware
2 16 (34.04%) McAfee
2 16 (34.04%) Websense
2 16 (34.04%) ServiceNow
3 14 (29.79%) Red Hat
4 11 (23.40%) Microsoft
5 10 (21.28%) F5
6 5 (10.64%) Cisco
7 4 (8.51%) HP
8 3 (6.38%) Citrix
9 2 (4.26%) Dell
9 2 (4.26%) EMC
10 1 (2.13%) Oracle
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