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

Location
3 months to
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Kernel-Based Virtual Machine (KVM)
Rank 132 132 132
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Permanent jobs citing KVM 11 7 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.49% 0.30% 0.046%
As % of the System Software category 3.20% 2.09% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 2 7 1
Average salary £33,000 £31,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% -10.00%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,000 £48,500
% change year-on-year
-4.76% -13.40%
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
344 335 382
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 15.29% 14.20% 17.73%
Number of salaries quoted 253 228 328
Average salary £37,750 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,149 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £70,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- -2.59%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 2 June 2015, 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 18 (69.23%) VMware
1 18 (69.23%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (61.54%) Telecoms
2 16 (61.54%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (61.54%) Marketing
2 16 (61.54%) MPLS
2 16 (61.54%) VPN
3 13 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 12 (46.15%) Firewall
5 11 (42.31%) MS Excel
5 11 (42.31%) Data Centre
6 10 (38.46%) Linux
7 9 (34.62%) Cloud Computing
8 7 (26.92%) Hyper-V
8 7 (26.92%) Amazon AWS
8 7 (26.92%) Security Cleared
8 7 (26.92%) Google
8 7 (26.92%) Windows
8 7 (26.92%) Red Hat
8 7 (26.92%) Public Cloud
8 7 (26.92%) Enterprise Cloud
9 6 (23.08%) Puppet
9 6 (23.08%) Shell Script
9 6 (23.08%) Python
9 6 (23.08%) MySQL
10 5 (19.23%) Git (software)
10 5 (19.23%) Degree
10 5 (19.23%) Computer Science
11 4 (15.38%) EMC NetWorker
11 4 (15.38%) SC Cleared

KVM
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 2 June 2015, 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 2 (7.69%) Apache
Applications
1 11 (42.31%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 9 (34.62%) Cloud Computing
2 7 (26.92%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (11.54%) Responsys
3 3 (11.54%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 16 (61.54%) MPLS
1 16 (61.54%) VPN
2 12 (46.15%) Firewall
3 3 (11.54%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (23.08%) MySQL
2 3 (11.54%) Oracle Reports
2 3 (11.54%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 5 (19.23%) Git (software)
2 3 (11.54%) Jenkins
3 2 (7.69%) Subversion
General
1 16 (61.54%) Telecoms
1 16 (61.54%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 16 (61.54%) Marketing Manager
1 16 (61.54%) Senior Manager
2 7 (26.92%) Linux Engineer
3 6 (23.08%) Support Engineer
3 6 (23.08%) Linux Support
3 6 (23.08%) Linux Support Engineer
4 3 (11.54%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (11.54%) Administrator
4 3 (11.54%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (3.85%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 1 (3.85%) Linux Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (11.54%) LAMP
2 2 (7.69%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 11 (42.31%) Data Centre
2 7 (26.92%) Public Cloud
2 7 (26.92%) Enterprise Cloud
3 5 (19.23%) Computer Science
4 4 (15.38%) Clustering
5 3 (11.54%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (11.54%) Management Information System
5 3 (11.54%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 10 (38.46%) Linux
2 7 (26.92%) Windows
3 4 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (15.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (11.54%) CentOS
4 3 (11.54%) Oracle Linux
4 3 (11.54%) UNIX
5 2 (7.69%) Debian
5 2 (7.69%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (61.54%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (11.54%) Line Management
2 3 (11.54%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (11.54%) Performance Management
3 1 (3.85%) Service Delivery
3 1 (3.85%) Configuration Management
3 1 (3.85%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 6 (23.08%) Shell Script
1 6 (23.08%) Python
2 3 (11.54%) Java
2 3 (11.54%) Perl
3 2 (7.69%) Ruby
4 1 (3.85%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 7 (26.92%) Security Cleared
2 5 (19.23%) Degree
3 4 (15.38%) SC Cleared
3 4 (15.38%) DV Cleared
3 4 (15.38%) RHCE
4 3 (11.54%) MySQL Certification
4 3 (11.54%) IC3 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (69.23%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (26.92%) Hyper-V
3 4 (15.38%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (23.08%) Puppet
2 4 (15.38%) EMC NetWorker
3 3 (11.54%) Graphite
4 2 (7.69%) Nagios
Vendors
1 18 (69.23%) VMware
2 13 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 7 (26.92%) Google
3 7 (26.92%) Red Hat
4 4 (15.38%) HP
4 4 (15.38%) EMC
5 3 (11.54%) Eloqua
5 3 (11.54%) Sun
5 3 (11.54%) Oracle