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 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 107 104 122
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +18
Permanent jobs citing KVM 7 6 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.40% 0.41% 0.053%
As % of the System Software category 3.91% 3.87% 0.72%
Number of salaries quoted 7 2 0
Average salary £60,000 £45,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% -
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £43,000 £49,000
% change year-on-year
+22.09% -12.24%
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
179 155 139
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 10.17% 10.65% 7.32%
Number of salaries quoted 137 119 108
Average salary £35,000 £41,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.63% +9.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,160 £52,500 £53,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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
Salary Histogram in Cambridge

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing KVM across the Cambridge region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

KVM Salary Histogram in Cambridge

KVM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 21 (100.00%) Linux
2 14 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 14 (66.67%) Telecoms
3 13 (61.90%) Finance
3 13 (61.90%) QEMU
3 13 (61.90%) UML
3 13 (61.90%) OpenStack
3 13 (61.90%) LLVM
3 13 (61.90%) GCC
3 13 (61.90%) Computer Science
4 9 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (38.10%) Open Source
6 7 (33.33%) Python
7 6 (28.57%) Android
7 6 (28.57%) Bugzilla
8 4 (19.05%) C
8 4 (19.05%) Bash Shell
8 4 (19.05%) Red Hat
8 4 (19.05%) VMware
8 4 (19.05%) Test Automation
8 4 (19.05%) DevOps
8 4 (19.05%) Scrum
8 4 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (14.29%) TDD
9 3 (14.29%) Automated Testing
9 3 (14.29%) Requirements Management
9 3 (14.29%) Migration
9 3 (14.29%) Sun
9 3 (14.29%) HP
9 3 (14.29%) Hitachi

KVM
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 13 (61.90%) OpenStack
Communications & Networking
1 3 (14.29%) SAN
1 3 (14.29%) Wireless
1 3 (14.29%) SSH
2 2 (9.52%) Ethernet
3 1 (4.76%) SSL
Development Applications
1 13 (61.90%) LLVM
1 13 (61.90%) GCC
2 6 (28.57%) Bugzilla
3 3 (14.29%) Git (software)
General
1 14 (66.67%) Telecoms
2 13 (61.90%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (66.67%) Software Engineer
2 4 (19.05%) Systems Engineer
2 4 (19.05%) DevOps Engineer
3 3 (14.29%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 3 (14.29%) Architect
3 3 (14.29%) Software Architect
3 3 (14.29%) Systems Architect
4 1 (4.76%) Storage Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Development Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Product Development Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Embedded Software Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 13 (61.90%) Computer Science
2 9 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (38.10%) Open Source
4 3 (14.29%) IPTV
5 1 (4.76%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 21 (100.00%) Linux
2 6 (28.57%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 13 (61.90%) UML
3 4 (19.05%) Scrum
3 4 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (19.05%) Test Automation
3 4 (19.05%) DevOps
4 3 (14.29%) TDD
4 3 (14.29%) Automated Testing
4 3 (14.29%) Migration
4 3 (14.29%) Requirements Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (33.33%) Python
2 4 (19.05%) C
2 4 (19.05%) Bash Shell
3 3 (14.29%) Perl
4 2 (9.52%) C++
4 2 (9.52%) Embedded C
System Software
1 13 (61.90%) QEMU
2 3 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (14.29%) Puppet
1 3 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 4 (19.05%) Red Hat
1 4 (19.05%) VMware
2 3 (14.29%) Sun
2 3 (14.29%) HP
2 3 (14.29%) Hitachi
2 3 (14.29%) NetApp
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