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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Kernel-Based Virtual Machine (KVM)
Rank 141 142 -
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -
Permanent jobs citing KVM 3 6 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.12% 0.24% -
As % of the System Software category 0.89% 1.82% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 4 0
Average salary £32,500 £48,750 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-33.33% -
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £43,000 £49,000
% change year-on-year
+22.09% -12.24%
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
336 329 246
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 13.16% 13.22% 12.08%
Number of salaries quoted 249 243 207
Average salary £35,000 £43,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.60% +1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 24 December 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 11 (91.67%) Linux
2 8 (66.67%) Perl
3 7 (58.33%) MySQL
3 7 (58.33%) Python
4 6 (50.00%) UNIX
4 6 (50.00%) Red Hat
4 6 (50.00%) Shell Script
4 6 (50.00%) Bash Shell
5 5 (41.67%) Open Source
6 4 (33.33%) Configuration Management
6 4 (33.33%) Git (software)
6 4 (33.33%) Puppet
7 3 (25.00%) Windows
7 3 (25.00%) SLA
7 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
7 3 (25.00%) Active Directory
7 3 (25.00%) Nagios
7 3 (25.00%) Service Delivery
7 3 (25.00%) Subversion
7 3 (25.00%) Ruby
7 3 (25.00%) Degree
7 3 (25.00%) Mathematics
7 3 (25.00%) Computer Science
8 2 (16.67%) PHP
8 2 (16.67%) Solaris
8 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
8 2 (16.67%) HTTP
8 2 (16.67%) HP
8 2 (16.67%) EMC
8 2 (16.67%) RHCE

KVM
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 2 (16.67%) OpenStack
2 1 (8.33%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) HTTP
2 1 (8.33%) TCP/IP
2 1 (8.33%) DNS
2 1 (8.33%) SSL
2 1 (8.33%) LDAP
2 1 (8.33%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (58.33%) MySQL
2 1 (8.33%) MongoDB
2 1 (8.33%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 4 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 3 (25.00%) Subversion
General
1 1 (8.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Linux Engineer
2 4 (33.33%) Infrastructure Consultant
2 4 (33.33%) Linux Consultant
2 4 (33.33%) Consultant
3 3 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) Server Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) Server Support Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 2 (16.67%) Systems Administrator
4 2 (16.67%) Server Support
4 2 (16.67%) Support Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) Administrator
4 2 (16.67%) Linux Administrator
4 2 (16.67%) Linux Support
4 2 (16.67%) Linux Support Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) Linux Server Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) SOAP
1 1 (8.33%) Web Services
1 1 (8.33%) XML
1 1 (8.33%) Ajax
1 1 (8.33%) XMPP
1 1 (8.33%) OSGi
1 1 (8.33%) REST
1 1 (8.33%) libvirt
Miscellaneous
1 5 (41.67%) Open Source
2 3 (25.00%) Mathematics
2 3 (25.00%) Computer Science
3 2 (16.67%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 11 (91.67%) Linux
2 6 (50.00%) UNIX
3 3 (25.00%) Windows
4 2 (16.67%) Solaris
4 2 (16.67%) Ubuntu
4 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (16.67%) CentOS
4 2 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (16.67%) Debian
5 1 (8.33%) OpenBSD
5 1 (8.33%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) Configuration Management
2 3 (25.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (8.33%) Product Management
3 1 (8.33%) OOP
3 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 8 (66.67%) Perl
2 7 (58.33%) Python
3 6 (50.00%) Shell Script
3 6 (50.00%) Bash Shell
4 3 (25.00%) Ruby
5 2 (16.67%) PHP
6 1 (8.33%) C
6 1 (8.33%) C++
6 1 (8.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) Degree
2 2 (16.67%) SC Cleared
2 2 (16.67%) DV Cleared
2 2 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 2 (16.67%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (25.00%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (8.33%) Xen
2 1 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (8.33%) QEMU
2 1 (8.33%) Ceph
Systems Management
1 4 (33.33%) Puppet
2 3 (25.00%) Nagios
3 2 (16.67%) EMC NetWorker
4 1 (8.33%) Cacti
4 1 (8.33%) CFEngine
4 1 (8.33%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (8.33%) Ganeti
Vendors
1 6 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (16.67%) HP
3 2 (16.67%) EMC
3 2 (16.67%) VMware
4 1 (8.33%) Cisco