The table below looks at the statistics for KVM skills in IT jobs advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited KVM over the 3 months to 2 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Kernel-Based Virtual Machine (KVM)
Rank 131 104 127
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +23
Permanent jobs citing KVM 8 33 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.32% 1.44% 0.052%
As % of the System Software category 2.23% 9.54% 0.49%
Number of salaries quoted 7 30 1
Average salary £32,500 £40,000 £67,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.75% -40.74%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
- -10.52%
KVM
Berkshire

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

System Software Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
358 346 206
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 14.11% 15.06% 10.75%
Number of salaries quoted 249 276 175
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +3.89%

KVM
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

KVM Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

KVM
Salary Trend in Reading

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

KVM Salary Trend in Reading

KVM
Salary Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing KVM across the Reading region over the 3 months to 2 October 2014.

KVM Salary Histogram in Reading

KVM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, IT jobs across the Reading 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 13 (100.00%) Linux
2 10 (76.92%) Perl
3 9 (69.23%) Red Hat
4 8 (61.54%) Bash Shell
5 7 (53.85%) Python
6 6 (46.15%) MySQL
6 6 (46.15%) UNIX
7 5 (38.46%) VMware
7 5 (38.46%) CentOS
7 5 (38.46%) Microsoft
7 5 (38.46%) Shell Script
8 4 (30.77%) Git (software)
8 4 (30.77%) Open Source
9 3 (23.08%) Subversion
9 3 (23.08%) Ruby
9 3 (23.08%) Degree
9 3 (23.08%) Mathematics
9 3 (23.08%) Computer Science
9 3 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
9 3 (23.08%) SaaS
9 3 (23.08%) Cisco
9 3 (23.08%) Nagios
9 3 (23.08%) Configuration Management
9 3 (23.08%) Active Directory
9 3 (23.08%) Windows
9 3 (23.08%) Solaris
9 3 (23.08%) Apache
9 3 (23.08%) LDAP
9 3 (23.08%) SMTP
9 3 (23.08%) HTTP

KVM
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, IT jobs across the Reading 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 3 (23.08%) Apache
2 1 (7.69%) OpenStack
Applications
1 2 (15.38%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (23.08%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (23.08%) LDAP
1 3 (23.08%) SMTP
1 3 (23.08%) HTTP
1 3 (23.08%) TCP/IP
1 3 (23.08%) DNS
1 3 (23.08%) SSL
2 2 (15.38%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (46.15%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (30.77%) Git (software)
2 3 (23.08%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) Linux Engineer
2 4 (30.77%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 4 (30.77%) Linux Administrator
2 4 (30.77%) Systems Administrator
2 4 (30.77%) Administrator
3 3 (23.08%) Linux Consultant
3 3 (23.08%) Infrastructure Consultant
3 3 (23.08%) Linux Support
3 3 (23.08%) Consultant
4 2 (15.38%) Linux Support Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Linux Server Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Server Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Server Support Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Server Support
4 2 (15.38%) Support Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) Open Source
2 3 (23.08%) Mathematics
2 3 (23.08%) Computer Science
3 2 (15.38%) Clustering
4 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 13 (100.00%) Linux
2 6 (46.15%) UNIX
3 5 (38.46%) CentOS
4 3 (23.08%) Windows
4 3 (23.08%) Solaris
5 2 (15.38%) Debian
5 2 (15.38%) Ubuntu
5 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (15.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (7.69%) OpenBSD
6 1 (7.69%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (23.08%) Configuration Management
2 2 (15.38%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 10 (76.92%) Perl
2 8 (61.54%) Bash Shell
3 7 (53.85%) Python
4 5 (38.46%) Shell Script
5 3 (23.08%) Ruby
6 1 (7.69%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (23.08%) Degree
2 2 (15.38%) SC Cleared
2 2 (15.38%) DV Cleared
2 2 (15.38%) Security Cleared
2 2 (15.38%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (23.08%) Active Directory
1 3 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (7.69%) QEMU
2 1 (7.69%) Ceph
Systems Management
1 3 (23.08%) Puppet
1 3 (23.08%) Nagios
2 2 (15.38%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (7.69%) Cacti
3 1 (7.69%) CFEngine
3 1 (7.69%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (7.69%) Opsview
3 1 (7.69%) Ganeti
Vendors
1 9 (69.23%) Red Hat
2 5 (38.46%) VMware
2 5 (38.46%) Microsoft
3 3 (23.08%) Cisco
4 2 (15.38%) HP
4 2 (15.38%) EMC