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

Location
3 months to
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Kernel-Based Virtual Machine (KVM)
Rank 104 108 115
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +7
Permanent jobs citing KVM 14 7 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.78% 0.45% 0.54%
As % of the System Software category 6.48% 4.32% 8.53%
Number of salaries quoted 14 3 5
Average salary £60,000 £50,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% +33.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £50,000 £44,600
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £47,000
% change year-on-year
- -9.57%
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
216 162 129
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 12.03% 10.37% 6.28%
Number of salaries quoted 181 124 103
Average salary £38,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £27,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £58,750 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +3.89%

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 30 September 2014.

KVM Salary Histogram in Cambridge

KVM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 28 (100.00%) Linux
2 18 (64.29%) Software Engineering
2 18 (64.29%) Computer Science
3 16 (57.14%) LLVM
3 16 (57.14%) GCC
3 16 (57.14%) QEMU
3 16 (57.14%) OpenStack
3 16 (57.14%) UML
4 15 (53.57%) Telecoms
5 14 (50.00%) Finance
6 12 (42.86%) Python
7 11 (39.29%) Analytical Skills
8 10 (35.71%) Open Source
9 7 (25.00%) Git (software)
9 7 (25.00%) C
9 7 (25.00%) Wireless
9 7 (25.00%) SSH
9 7 (25.00%) Automated Testing
10 6 (21.43%) Requirements Management
11 5 (17.86%) Test Automation
11 5 (17.86%) VMware Infrastructure
11 5 (17.86%) Android
11 5 (17.86%) Bash Shell
11 5 (17.86%) Puppet
11 5 (17.86%) Opscode Chef
11 5 (17.86%) Perl
11 5 (17.86%) Sun
11 5 (17.86%) HP
11 5 (17.86%) SAN
11 5 (17.86%) Hitachi

KVM
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 16 (57.14%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (3.57%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 7 (25.00%) Wireless
1 7 (25.00%) SSH
2 5 (17.86%) Ethernet
2 5 (17.86%) SAN
3 2 (7.14%) Firewall
3 2 (7.14%) VPN
Development Applications
1 16 (57.14%) LLVM
1 16 (57.14%) GCC
2 7 (25.00%) Git (software)
3 5 (17.86%) Bugzilla
General
1 15 (53.57%) Telecoms
2 14 (50.00%) Finance
3 1 (3.57%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 18 (64.29%) Software Engineer
2 6 (21.43%) Software Architect
2 6 (21.43%) Systems Architect
2 6 (21.43%) Architect
3 5 (17.86%) Systems Engineer
4 4 (14.29%) DevOps Engineer
5 3 (10.71%) Linux DevOps Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 18 (64.29%) Computer Science
2 11 (39.29%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (35.71%) Open Source
4 3 (10.71%) IPTV
Operating Systems
1 28 (100.00%) Linux
2 5 (17.86%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (64.29%) Software Engineering
2 16 (57.14%) UML
3 7 (25.00%) Automated Testing
4 6 (21.43%) Requirements Management
5 5 (17.86%) Test Automation
5 5 (17.86%) Migration
5 5 (17.86%) Scrum
5 5 (17.86%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (17.86%) TDD
6 4 (14.29%) DevOps
7 2 (7.14%) Network Management
7 2 (7.14%) Refactoring
Programming Languages
1 12 (42.86%) Python
2 7 (25.00%) C
3 5 (17.86%) Perl
3 5 (17.86%) Bash Shell
4 2 (7.14%) C++
4 2 (7.14%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 2 (7.14%) Degree
System Software
1 16 (57.14%) QEMU
2 5 (17.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (7.14%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 5 (17.86%) Puppet
1 5 (17.86%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 5 (17.86%) Sun
1 5 (17.86%) HP
1 5 (17.86%) Hitachi
1 5 (17.86%) NetApp
1 5 (17.86%) Red Hat
1 5 (17.86%) VMware
2 1 (3.57%) Huawei
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