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 3 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Kernel-Based Virtual Machine (KVM)
Rank 103 113 126
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +13
Permanent jobs citing KVM 5 13 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.35% 0.71% 0.11%
As % of the System Software category 2.87% 8.07% 1.19%
Number of salaries quoted 5 11 2
Average salary £60,000 £67,500 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +64.63%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,250 £48,500
% change year-on-year
-5.32% -12.88%
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
174 161 168
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 12.15% 8.74% 9.41%
Number of salaries quoted 127 131 129
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £29,143 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £53,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- -2.59%

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 3 June 2015.

KVM Salary Histogram in Cambridge

KVM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 3 June 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 18 (100.00%) Linux
2 14 (77.78%) Computer Science
3 13 (72.22%) OpenStack
4 10 (55.56%) Open Source
4 10 (55.56%) Telecoms
5 9 (50.00%) Finance
5 9 (50.00%) Software Engineering
5 9 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
6 8 (44.44%) Xen
6 8 (44.44%) Java
6 8 (44.44%) Perl
6 8 (44.44%) MySQL
6 8 (44.44%) PostgreSQL
7 7 (38.89%) Ruby
7 7 (38.89%) UML
7 7 (38.89%) Python
7 7 (38.89%) Degree
7 7 (38.89%) QEMU
7 7 (38.89%) LLVM
7 7 (38.89%) GCC
7 7 (38.89%) Critical Success Factor
8 6 (33.33%) C
9 5 (27.78%) HTML
9 5 (27.78%) OOD
9 5 (27.78%) POSIX
9 5 (27.78%) OO
9 5 (27.78%) Pegasus
9 5 (27.78%) Statistics
9 5 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (27.78%) Data Analysis

KVM
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 3 June 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 13 (72.22%) OpenStack
2 3 (16.67%) JBoss
2 3 (16.67%) Apache
Business Applications
1 2 (11.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.11%) SSL
2 1 (5.56%) SAN
2 1 (5.56%) Ethernet
2 1 (5.56%) Wireless
2 1 (5.56%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (44.44%) MySQL
1 8 (44.44%) PostgreSQL
2 5 (27.78%) MongoDB
2 5 (27.78%) Apache Cassandra
2 5 (27.78%) Neo4j
2 5 (27.78%) Relational Database
2 5 (27.78%) MariaDB
2 5 (27.78%) CouchDB
3 3 (16.67%) SQL Server
3 3 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 7 (38.89%) LLVM
1 7 (38.89%) GCC
2 4 (22.22%) Bugzilla
3 1 (5.56%) Git (software)
General
1 10 (55.56%) Telecoms
2 9 (50.00%) Finance
3 5 (27.78%) Games
4 2 (11.11%) Marketing
4 2 (11.11%) Electronics
4 2 (11.11%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 9 (50.00%) Software Engineer
2 5 (27.78%) Developer
2 5 (27.78%) Software Developer
2 5 (27.78%) Senior Software Developer
2 5 (27.78%) Senior Developer
3 4 (22.22%) Open Source Engineer
4 3 (16.67%) Systems Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) Support Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) Systems Administrator
6 1 (5.56%) 3rd Line Support
6 1 (5.56%) Administrator
6 1 (5.56%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) Senior Software Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 1 (5.56%) Linux Administrator
6 1 (5.56%) Linux Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) Linux Support
6 1 (5.56%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) Linux Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (27.78%) HTML
1 5 (27.78%) POSIX
1 5 (27.78%) REST
1 5 (27.78%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 14 (77.78%) Computer Science
2 9 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (27.78%) Statistics
3 5 (27.78%) Artificial Intelligence
3 5 (27.78%) Management Information System
3 5 (27.78%) Algorithms
3 5 (27.78%) Informatics
3 5 (27.78%) Mathematics
3 5 (27.78%) Physics
4 3 (16.67%) Replication
5 2 (11.11%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 18 (100.00%) Linux
2 4 (22.22%) Android
3 3 (16.67%) Windows
3 3 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (16.67%) CentOS
3 3 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (11.11%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (55.56%) Open Source
2 9 (50.00%) Software Engineering
3 7 (38.89%) UML
3 7 (38.89%) Critical Success Factor
4 5 (27.78%) OOD
4 5 (27.78%) OO
4 5 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (27.78%) Data Analysis
4 5 (27.78%) Bioinformatics
4 5 (27.78%) Extreme Programming
4 5 (27.78%) Hidden Markov Model
4 5 (27.78%) Game Theory
4 5 (27.78%) Gibbs Sampling
4 5 (27.78%) Memory Management
5 3 (16.67%) ITIL
6 2 (11.11%) Digital Marketing
6 2 (11.11%) Load Balancing
6 2 (11.11%) Programme Management
6 2 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (11.11%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (44.44%) Java
1 8 (44.44%) Perl
2 7 (38.89%) Ruby
2 7 (38.89%) Python
3 6 (33.33%) C
4 5 (27.78%) R
4 5 (27.78%) Go
4 5 (27.78%) Haskell
5 4 (22.22%) Bash Shell
6 3 (16.67%) SQL
6 3 (16.67%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (38.89%) Degree
2 3 (16.67%) RHCE
2 3 (16.67%) LPIC
System Software
1 8 (44.44%) Xen
2 7 (38.89%) QEMU
3 5 (27.78%) Slurm Workload Manager
3 5 (27.78%) Docker
3 5 (27.78%) LXC
4 3 (16.67%) iptables
4 3 (16.67%) Postfix
5 2 (11.11%) Ceph
6 1 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (27.78%) Mesos
2 3 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (11.11%) HAProxy
4 1 (5.56%) Ansible
4 1 (5.56%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (27.78%) Pegasus
2 4 (22.22%) Red Hat
3 2 (11.11%) SAP
4 1 (5.56%) Sun
4 1 (5.56%) Hitachi
4 1 (5.56%) NetApp
4 1 (5.56%) VMware
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