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 4 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Kernel-Based Virtual Machine (KVM)
Rank 97 110 115
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +5
Permanent jobs citing KVM 13 4 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.85% 0.27% 0.055%
As % of the System Software category 6.81% 3.03% 0.61%
Number of salaries quoted 11 4 0
Average salary £60,000 £60,000 -
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £49,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -8.16%
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
191 132 164
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 12.55% 8.76% 8.95%
Number of salaries quoted 129 105 123
Average salary £38,564 £45,000 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.30% +13.92%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,250 £27,300 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £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 4 March 2015.

KVM Salary Histogram in Cambridge

KVM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 22 (100.00%) Linux
2 18 (81.82%) Computer Science
3 17 (77.27%) OpenStack
4 14 (63.64%) Software Engineering
5 12 (54.55%) Telecoms
5 12 (54.55%) Open Source
6 11 (50.00%) LLVM
6 11 (50.00%) GCC
6 11 (50.00%) QEMU
6 11 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
6 11 (50.00%) Finance
6 11 (50.00%) UML
7 8 (36.36%) Python
8 7 (31.82%) C
8 7 (31.82%) Degree
9 6 (27.27%) Android
9 6 (27.27%) Bugzilla
9 6 (27.27%) PostgreSQL
9 6 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (27.27%) Java
9 6 (27.27%) Perl
9 6 (27.27%) MySQL
9 6 (27.27%) Xen
10 5 (22.73%) Memory Management
10 5 (22.73%) MongoDB
10 5 (22.73%) Apache Cassandra
10 5 (22.73%) CouchDB
10 5 (22.73%) Haskell
10 5 (22.73%) Statistics
10 5 (22.73%) Neo4j

KVM
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 17 (77.27%) OpenStack
2 1 (4.55%) JBoss
2 1 (4.55%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.55%) SSH
1 1 (4.55%) Wireless
1 1 (4.55%) Ethernet
1 1 (4.55%) SSL
1 1 (4.55%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (27.27%) PostgreSQL
1 6 (27.27%) MySQL
2 5 (22.73%) MongoDB
2 5 (22.73%) Apache Cassandra
2 5 (22.73%) CouchDB
2 5 (22.73%) Neo4j
2 5 (22.73%) MariaDB
2 5 (22.73%) Relational Database
3 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (4.55%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 11 (50.00%) LLVM
1 11 (50.00%) GCC
2 6 (27.27%) Bugzilla
3 1 (4.55%) Git (software)
General
1 12 (54.55%) Telecoms
2 11 (50.00%) Finance
3 5 (22.73%) Games
Job Titles
1 14 (63.64%) Software Engineer
2 5 (22.73%) Senior Software Developer
2 5 (22.73%) Developer
2 5 (22.73%) Systems Engineer
2 5 (22.73%) Senior Developer
2 5 (22.73%) Software Developer
3 2 (9.09%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Senior Software Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Storage Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Support Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Product Development Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Development Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (22.73%) REST
1 5 (22.73%) HTML5
1 5 (22.73%) POSIX
1 5 (22.73%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 18 (81.82%) Computer Science
2 12 (54.55%) Open Source
3 11 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (22.73%) Statistics
4 5 (22.73%) Algorithms
4 5 (22.73%) Management Information System
4 5 (22.73%) Artificial Intelligence
4 5 (22.73%) Informatics
4 5 (22.73%) Mathematics
4 5 (22.73%) Physics
5 1 (4.55%) Replication
5 1 (4.55%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 22 (100.00%) Linux
2 6 (27.27%) Android
3 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (4.55%) CentOS
3 1 (4.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (4.55%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (63.64%) Software Engineering
2 11 (50.00%) UML
3 6 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (22.73%) Memory Management
4 5 (22.73%) Hidden Markov Model
4 5 (22.73%) Game Theory
4 5 (22.73%) Gibbs Sampling
4 5 (22.73%) OOD
4 5 (22.73%) OO
4 5 (22.73%) Data Analysis
4 5 (22.73%) Bioinformatics
4 5 (22.73%) Extreme Programming
5 2 (9.09%) Scrum
6 1 (4.55%) Automated Testing
6 1 (4.55%) Test Automation
6 1 (4.55%) ITIL
6 1 (4.55%) Mentoring
6 1 (4.55%) Coaching
6 1 (4.55%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 8 (36.36%) Python
2 7 (31.82%) C
3 6 (27.27%) Java
3 6 (27.27%) Perl
4 5 (22.73%) Haskell
4 5 (22.73%) R
4 5 (22.73%) Golang
4 5 (22.73%) Ruby
5 3 (13.64%) Bash Shell
6 1 (4.55%) C++
6 1 (4.55%) Embedded C
6 1 (4.55%) SQL
6 1 (4.55%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (31.82%) Degree
2 1 (4.55%) LPIC
2 1 (4.55%) RHCE
2 1 (4.55%) VCP4
System Software
1 11 (50.00%) QEMU
2 6 (27.27%) Xen
3 5 (22.73%) Docker
3 5 (22.73%) LXC
4 2 (9.09%) Ceph
5 1 (4.55%) Postfix
5 1 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (22.73%) Mesos
2 1 (4.55%) Puppet
2 1 (4.55%) Ansible
2 1 (4.55%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 5 (22.73%) Pegasus
2 3 (13.64%) Red Hat
3 2 (9.09%) VMware
4 1 (4.55%) Sun
4 1 (4.55%) Hitachi
4 1 (4.55%) NetApp
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