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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Kernel-Based Virtual Machine (KVM)
Rank 137 142 137
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -5
Permanent jobs citing KVM 2 4 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.094% 0.17% 0.22%
As % of the System Software category 0.62% 1.40% 1.42%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 5
Average salary £42,500 £30,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+41.66% -42.85%
UK excluding London average salary £41,250 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-17.50% +11.11%
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
322 285 352
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 15.19% 12.01% 15.69%
Number of salaries quoted 283 217 277
Average salary £50,000 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £29,000 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -3.84%

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 5 February 2016, 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 2 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 2 (100.00%) OpenStack
2 1 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (50.00%) Ceph
2 1 (50.00%) Ganeti
2 1 (50.00%) libvirt
2 1 (50.00%) Presales
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (50.00%) Perl
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Solaris
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Python
2 1 (50.00%) FreeBSD
2 1 (50.00%) IBM
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) Alcatel-Lucent
2 1 (50.00%) Ericsson
2 1 (50.00%) Nokia
2 1 (50.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (50.00%) Electronics
2 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (50.00%) Workflow
2 1 (50.00%) Migration
2 1 (50.00%) Debian
2 1 (50.00%) OpenBSD
2 1 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) Ruby
2 1 (50.00%) Ubuntu
2 1 (50.00%) Huawei

KVM
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 (100.00%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Cloud Computing
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (50.00%) Electronics
1 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Linux Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Systems Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) libvirt
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Debian
1 1 (50.00%) FreeBSD
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
1 1 (50.00%) OpenBSD
1 1 (50.00%) Solaris
1 1 (50.00%) Ubuntu
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (50.00%) High Availability
1 1 (50.00%) Migration
1 1 (50.00%) Presales
1 1 (50.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Bash Shell
1 1 (50.00%) Perl
1 1 (50.00%) Python
1 1 (50.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (50.00%) Ceph
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) CFEngine
1 1 (50.00%) Ganeti
1 1 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (50.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (50.00%) Alcatel-Lucent
2 1 (50.00%) Ericsson
2 1 (50.00%) Huawei
2 1 (50.00%) IBM
2 1 (50.00%) Nokia
2 1 (50.00%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
2 1 (50.00%) VMware