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 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Kernel-Based Virtual Machine (KVM)
Rank 204 171 222
Rank change year-on-year
-33 +51
Permanent jobs citing KVM 20 47 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.34% 0.86% 0.018%
As % of the System Software category 2.53% 6.31% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 18 46 1
Average salary £31,500 £42,500 £67,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.88% -37.03%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,995 £46,500
% change year-on-year
+3.67% -11.83%
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
791 745 589
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 13.34% 13.57% 10.69%
Number of salaries quoted 531 558 518
Average salary £37,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £29,200 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%

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 18 September 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 18 September 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
Reading -36 10 £32,500 -18.75%
Slough - 8 £30,500 -
Maidenhead -20 2 £47,500 -6.86%
KVM
South East

KVM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 29 (65.91%) Linux
2 22 (50.00%) VMware
3 20 (45.45%) VMware Infrastructure
4 18 (40.91%) Windows
4 18 (40.91%) MySQL
4 18 (40.91%) Active Directory
5 15 (34.09%) Perl
5 15 (34.09%) IIS
6 14 (31.82%) Apache
6 14 (31.82%) Red Hat
7 12 (27.27%) ISA Server
7 12 (27.27%) McAfee
7 12 (27.27%) Websense
7 12 (27.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 12 (27.27%) Change Management
7 12 (27.27%) Data Security
7 12 (27.27%) MS Office
7 12 (27.27%) MS Visio
7 12 (27.27%) SCCM
7 12 (27.27%) Network Security
7 12 (27.27%) PCI DSS
7 12 (27.27%) Bash Shell
7 12 (27.27%) ServiceNow
7 12 (27.27%) Kalman Filter
8 11 (25.00%) Finance
9 10 (22.73%) Microsoft
9 10 (22.73%) Python
9 10 (22.73%) CentOS
10 9 (20.45%) UNIX
11 8 (18.18%) MS Excel

KVM
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 (34.09%) IIS
2 14 (31.82%) Apache
3 6 (13.64%) MS Exchange
3 6 (13.64%) Exchange Server 2013
3 6 (13.64%) nginx
3 6 (13.64%) Exchange Server 2003
3 6 (13.64%) Exchange Server 2007
4 4 (9.09%) OpenStack
5 2 (4.55%) Drupal
Applications
1 12 (27.27%) MS Office
1 12 (27.27%) MS Visio
2 8 (18.18%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (11.36%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (27.27%) Network Security
2 8 (18.18%) DNS
3 7 (15.91%) Internet
4 5 (11.36%) LDAP
4 5 (11.36%) SMTP
4 5 (11.36%) HTTP
4 5 (11.36%) SSL
4 5 (11.36%) TCP/IP
5 3 (6.82%) SSH
5 3 (6.82%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (40.91%) MySQL
2 6 (13.64%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (13.64%) Git (software)
2 3 (6.82%) Subversion
3 2 (4.55%) Bitbucket
3 2 (4.55%) Jenkins
General
1 11 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 17 (38.64%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 15 (34.09%) Linux Engineer
3 9 (20.45%) Linux Support
4 8 (18.18%) Support Engineer
4 8 (18.18%) Server Engineer
4 8 (18.18%) Linux Support Engineer
5 6 (13.64%) Consultant
5 6 (13.64%) Systems Administrator
5 6 (13.64%) Administrator
5 6 (13.64%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 6 (13.64%) Infrastructure Consultant
5 6 (13.64%) Linux Administrator
6 4 (9.09%) Systems Engineer
7 3 (6.82%) Linux Consultant
8 2 (4.55%) Server Support Engineer
8 2 (4.55%) Server Support
8 2 (4.55%) Linux Server Engineer
8 2 (4.55%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.55%) XML
1 2 (4.55%) LAMP
1 2 (4.55%) REST
2 1 (2.27%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.64%) Open Source
2 3 (6.82%) Mathematics
2 3 (6.82%) Computer Science
3 2 (4.55%) Clustering
4 1 (2.27%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 29 (65.91%) Linux
2 18 (40.91%) Windows
3 10 (22.73%) CentOS
4 9 (20.45%) UNIX
5 8 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (13.64%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (11.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (11.36%) Debian
8 3 (6.82%) Solaris
9 2 (4.55%) Ubuntu
10 1 (2.27%) OpenBSD
10 1 (2.27%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (27.27%) Change Management
1 12 (27.27%) Data Security
1 12 (27.27%) Kalman Filter
2 6 (13.64%) Disaster Recovery
2 6 (13.64%) Change Control
3 5 (11.36%) Service Delivery
4 3 (6.82%) Capacity Planning
4 3 (6.82%) Software Licensing
4 3 (6.82%) Performance Monitoring
4 3 (6.82%) Configuration Management
4 3 (6.82%) Migration
4 3 (6.82%) Business Continuity
5 2 (4.55%) ITIL
5 2 (4.55%) Scrum
5 2 (4.55%) Identity Management
5 2 (4.55%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (4.55%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (4.55%) Product Management
5 2 (4.55%) DevOps
5 2 (4.55%) Performance Analysis
Programming Languages
1 15 (34.09%) Perl
2 12 (27.27%) Bash Shell
3 10 (22.73%) Python
4 8 (18.18%) Shell Script
5 3 (6.82%) Ruby
5 3 (6.82%) PHP
Qualifications
1 6 (13.64%) CCNA
1 6 (13.64%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (6.82%) Degree
2 3 (6.82%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (6.82%) MCSA
3 2 (4.55%) RHCE
3 2 (4.55%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (4.55%) SC Cleared
3 2 (4.55%) DV Cleared
3 2 (4.55%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (27.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 12 (27.27%) PCI DSS
2 2 (4.55%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (45.45%) VMware Infrastructure
2 18 (40.91%) Active Directory
3 12 (27.27%) ISA Server
4 3 (6.82%) vSphere
4 3 (6.82%) Hyper-V
4 3 (6.82%) XenApp
4 3 (6.82%) XenDesktop
4 3 (6.82%) VMware ESX
4 3 (6.82%) NFS
5 1 (2.27%) QEMU
Systems Management
1 12 (27.27%) SCCM
2 6 (13.64%) ARCserve
2 6 (13.64%) Plesk
3 5 (11.36%) Puppet
4 3 (6.82%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (6.82%) Nagios
5 2 (4.55%) EMC NetWorker
5 2 (4.55%) Vagrant
6 1 (2.27%) CFEngine
6 1 (2.27%) Opsview
6 1 (2.27%) Cacti
Vendors
1 22 (50.00%) VMware
2 14 (31.82%) Red Hat
3 12 (27.27%) McAfee
3 12 (27.27%) Websense
3 12 (27.27%) ServiceNow
4 10 (22.73%) Microsoft
5 6 (13.64%) F5
6 5 (11.36%) Cisco
7 3 (6.82%) Citrix
8 2 (4.55%) HP
8 2 (4.55%) EMC