The table below looks at the statistics for KVM skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited KVM over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Kernel-Based Virtual Machine (KVM)
Rank 109 104 121
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +17
Permanent jobs citing KVM 1 16 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.072% 0.89% 0.12%
As % of the System Software category 0.71% 10.00% 1.07%
Number of salaries quoted 1 15 0
Average salary £60,000 £55,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.09% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £45,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +28.57%
KVM
Cambridgeshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cambridge region.

System Software Category
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
140 160 187
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 10.08% 8.91% 11.34%
Number of salaries quoted 109 137 144
Average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £23,850 £31,645
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -1.31%

KVM
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing KVM across the Cambridge region as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

KVM Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

KVM
Salary Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing KVM across the Cambridge region.

KVM Salary Trend in Cambridge

KVM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Cambridge 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 16 (100.00%) Linux
2 12 (75.00%) Computer Science
3 11 (68.75%) OpenStack
4 9 (56.25%) Open Source
5 8 (50.00%) Xen
5 8 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (50.00%) Java
5 8 (50.00%) Perl
5 8 (50.00%) MySQL
5 8 (50.00%) Telecoms
5 8 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
6 7 (43.75%) Finance
6 7 (43.75%) Software Engineering
6 7 (43.75%) Ruby
6 7 (43.75%) Python
6 7 (43.75%) Degree
7 6 (37.50%) C
8 5 (31.25%) HTML
8 5 (31.25%) OOD
8 5 (31.25%) POSIX
8 5 (31.25%) UML
8 5 (31.25%) OO
8 5 (31.25%) Pegasus
8 5 (31.25%) Statistics
8 5 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (31.25%) Data Analysis
8 5 (31.25%) Artificial Intelligence
8 5 (31.25%) Bioinformatics
8 5 (31.25%) Games
8 5 (31.25%) Extreme Programming

KVM
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Cambridge 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 11 (68.75%) OpenStack
2 3 (18.75%) JBoss
2 3 (18.75%) Apache
Business Applications
1 2 (12.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 2 (12.50%) SSL
2 1 (6.25%) SAN
2 1 (6.25%) Wireless
2 1 (6.25%) SSH
2 1 (6.25%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (50.00%) MySQL
1 8 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
2 5 (31.25%) CouchDB
2 5 (31.25%) MongoDB
2 5 (31.25%) Apache Cassandra
2 5 (31.25%) Neo4j
2 5 (31.25%) MariaDB
2 5 (31.25%) Relational Database
3 3 (18.75%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (18.75%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (31.25%) LLVM
1 5 (31.25%) GCC
2 3 (18.75%) Bugzilla
3 1 (6.25%) Git (software)
General
1 8 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 7 (43.75%) Finance
3 5 (31.25%) Games
4 2 (12.50%) Marketing
4 2 (12.50%) Manufacturing
4 2 (12.50%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 7 (43.75%) Software Engineer
2 5 (31.25%) Developer
2 5 (31.25%) Software Developer
2 5 (31.25%) Senior Developer
2 5 (31.25%) Senior Software Developer
3 3 (18.75%) Open Source Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Support Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (6.25%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (6.25%) Administrator
5 1 (6.25%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Software Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 1 (6.25%) Linux Administrator
5 1 (6.25%) Linux Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Linux Support
5 1 (6.25%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Linux Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (31.25%) HTML
1 5 (31.25%) POSIX
1 5 (31.25%) HTML5
1 5 (31.25%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 12 (75.00%) Computer Science
2 8 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (31.25%) Algorithms
3 5 (31.25%) Management Information System
3 5 (31.25%) Artificial Intelligence
3 5 (31.25%) Statistics
3 5 (31.25%) Informatics
3 5 (31.25%) Mathematics
3 5 (31.25%) Physics
4 3 (18.75%) Replication
5 2 (12.50%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 16 (100.00%) Linux
2 3 (18.75%) Android
2 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (18.75%) CentOS
2 3 (18.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (18.75%) Windows
3 2 (12.50%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (56.25%) Open Source
2 7 (43.75%) Software Engineering
3 5 (31.25%) Extreme Programming
3 5 (31.25%) Memory Management
3 5 (31.25%) Hidden Markov Model
3 5 (31.25%) Game Theory
3 5 (31.25%) Gibbs Sampling
3 5 (31.25%) UML
3 5 (31.25%) OO
3 5 (31.25%) OOD
3 5 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (31.25%) Data Analysis
3 5 (31.25%) Bioinformatics
3 5 (31.25%) Critical Success Factor
4 3 (18.75%) ITIL
5 2 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (12.50%) Configuration Management
5 2 (12.50%) Project Management
5 2 (12.50%) Programme Management
5 2 (12.50%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 8 (50.00%) Java
1 8 (50.00%) Perl
2 7 (43.75%) Python
2 7 (43.75%) Ruby
3 6 (37.50%) C
4 5 (31.25%) R
4 5 (31.25%) Go
4 5 (31.25%) Haskell
5 4 (25.00%) Bash Shell
6 3 (18.75%) SQL
6 3 (18.75%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (43.75%) Degree
2 3 (18.75%) RHCE
2 3 (18.75%) LPIC
System Software
1 8 (50.00%) Xen
2 5 (31.25%) QEMU
2 5 (31.25%) Docker
2 5 (31.25%) LXC
2 5 (31.25%) Slurm Workload Manager
3 3 (18.75%) Postfix
3 3 (18.75%) iptables
4 2 (12.50%) Ceph
5 1 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (31.25%) Mesos
2 3 (18.75%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (12.50%) HAProxy
4 1 (6.25%) Ansible
4 1 (6.25%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (31.25%) Pegasus
2 4 (25.00%) Red Hat
3 2 (12.50%) SAP
4 1 (6.25%) Sun
4 1 (6.25%) Hitachi
4 1 (6.25%) NetApp
4 1 (6.25%) VMware
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