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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Kernel-Based Virtual Machine (KVM)
Rank 216 197 -
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -
Permanent jobs citing KVM 13 33 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.22% 0.56% -
As % of the System Software category 1.56% 4.18% -
Number of salaries quoted 12 30 0
Average salary £52,500 £43,250 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.38% -
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £43,000 £49,000
% change year-on-year
+22.09% -12.24%
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
836 790 640
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 14.38% 13.39% 11.76%
Number of salaries quoted 602 565 508
Average salary £39,000 £43,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.30% +1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,850 £29,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £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 19 December 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 19 December 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 -16 5 £38,500 -6.09%
Reading 0 3 £32,500 -33.33%
Bracknell - 3 £55,500 -
Windsor - 2 £52,500 -
KVM
South East

KVM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 30 (90.91%) Linux
2 19 (57.58%) MySQL
3 18 (54.55%) VMware
4 17 (51.52%) VMware Infrastructure
5 15 (45.45%) Apache
6 13 (39.39%) MS Excel
7 12 (36.36%) UNIX
8 11 (33.33%) SQL Server
8 11 (33.33%) nginx
8 11 (33.33%) IIS
8 11 (33.33%) Plesk
8 11 (33.33%) cPanel
8 11 (33.33%) Webmin
9 10 (30.30%) Red Hat
10 9 (27.27%) Perl
10 9 (27.27%) Bash Shell
11 8 (24.24%) Python
11 8 (24.24%) Open Source
12 7 (21.21%) Git (software)
12 7 (21.21%) HP
12 7 (21.21%) ITIL
13 6 (18.18%) Cisco
13 6 (18.18%) Shell Script
13 6 (18.18%) Puppet
14 5 (15.15%) Active Directory
14 5 (15.15%) Hyper-V
14 5 (15.15%) Retail
14 5 (15.15%) SAN
14 5 (15.15%) IBM
14 5 (15.15%) Dell

KVM
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 15 (45.45%) Apache
2 11 (33.33%) nginx
2 11 (33.33%) IIS
3 2 (6.06%) OpenStack
3 2 (6.06%) Drupal
Applications
1 13 (39.39%) MS Excel
2 2 (6.06%) MS Visio
2 2 (6.06%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.03%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (15.15%) SAN
2 2 (6.06%) Network Security
2 2 (6.06%) HTTP
3 1 (3.03%) TCP/IP
3 1 (3.03%) DNS
3 1 (3.03%) SSL
3 1 (3.03%) LDAP
3 1 (3.03%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (57.58%) MySQL
2 11 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.03%) MongoDB
3 1 (3.03%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 7 (21.21%) Git (software)
2 4 (12.12%) Subversion
3 2 (6.06%) Bitbucket
3 2 (6.06%) Jenkins
General
1 5 (15.15%) Retail
2 2 (6.06%) Finance
3 1 (3.03%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 17 (51.52%) Linux Engineer
2 14 (42.42%) Linux Support
3 13 (39.39%) Support Engineer
3 13 (39.39%) Linux Support Engineer
4 5 (15.15%) Architect
4 5 (15.15%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 5 (15.15%) Infrastructure Architect
5 4 (12.12%) Consultant
5 4 (12.12%) Infrastructure Consultant
5 4 (12.12%) Linux Consultant
6 2 (6.06%) Linux Administrator
6 2 (6.06%) Linux Server Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
6 2 (6.06%) DevOps Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) Systems Administrator
6 2 (6.06%) Systems Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) Server Support
6 2 (6.06%) Technical Architect
6 2 (6.06%) Administrator
6 2 (6.06%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.09%) XML
1 3 (9.09%) REST
2 2 (6.06%) LAMP
3 1 (3.03%) Ajax
3 1 (3.03%) XMPP
3 1 (3.03%) Software Packaging
3 1 (3.03%) OSGi
3 1 (3.03%) libvirt
3 1 (3.03%) SOAP
3 1 (3.03%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (24.24%) Open Source
2 4 (12.12%) Mathematics
2 4 (12.12%) Computer Science
3 2 (6.06%) Clustering
4 1 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 30 (90.91%) Linux
2 12 (36.36%) UNIX
3 5 (15.15%) Windows
4 4 (12.12%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (6.06%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (6.06%) Ubuntu
6 2 (6.06%) CentOS
6 2 (6.06%) Debian
6 2 (6.06%) Solaris
7 1 (3.03%) FreeBSD
7 1 (3.03%) OpenBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (21.21%) ITIL
2 5 (15.15%) TOGAF
2 5 (15.15%) Problem Management
3 4 (12.12%) Configuration Management
4 3 (9.09%) Service Delivery
4 3 (9.09%) Database Tuning
4 3 (9.09%) Product Management
5 2 (6.06%) Performance Analysis
5 2 (6.06%) DevOps
5 2 (6.06%) Kalman Filter
5 2 (6.06%) Change Management
5 2 (6.06%) Identity Management
5 2 (6.06%) Data Security
5 2 (6.06%) Scrum
5 2 (6.06%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (6.06%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (3.03%) OOP
6 1 (3.03%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 9 (27.27%) Perl
1 9 (27.27%) Bash Shell
2 8 (24.24%) Python
3 6 (18.18%) Shell Script
4 4 (12.12%) Ruby
4 4 (12.12%) PHP
5 1 (3.03%) C
5 1 (3.03%) C++
5 1 (3.03%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (12.12%) Degree
2 3 (9.09%) RHCE
3 2 (6.06%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (6.06%) SC Cleared
3 2 (6.06%) DV Cleared
3 2 (6.06%) Security Cleared
4 1 (3.03%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.09%) SLA
2 2 (6.06%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (6.06%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 17 (51.52%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (15.15%) Hyper-V
2 5 (15.15%) Active Directory
3 2 (6.06%) ISA Server
4 1 (3.03%) Xen
4 1 (3.03%) QEMU
4 1 (3.03%) Ceph
Systems Management
1 11 (33.33%) Plesk
1 11 (33.33%) cPanel
1 11 (33.33%) Webmin
2 6 (18.18%) Puppet
3 4 (12.12%) Nagios
4 3 (9.09%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (6.06%) EMC NetWorker
5 2 (6.06%) SCCM
5 2 (6.06%) Vagrant
6 1 (3.03%) Cacti
6 1 (3.03%) Opsview
6 1 (3.03%) Ganeti
6 1 (3.03%) CFEngine
Vendors
1 18 (54.55%) VMware
2 10 (30.30%) Red Hat
3 7 (21.21%) HP
4 6 (18.18%) Cisco
5 5 (15.15%) IBM
5 5 (15.15%) Dell
6 3 (9.09%) Microsoft
7 2 (6.06%) EMC
7 2 (6.06%) McAfee
7 2 (6.06%) Websense
7 2 (6.06%) ServiceNow