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

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Kernel-Based Virtual Machine (KVM)
Rank 136 136 -
Rank change year-on-year
0 -
Permanent jobs citing KVM 5 5 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.21% 0.22% -
As % of the System Software category 1.68% 1.47% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 5 0
Average salary £32,500 £52,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-38.09% -
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £44,000 £49,000
% change year-on-year
+19.31% -10.20%
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
298 339 236
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 12.43% 14.95% 12.36%
Number of salaries quoted 224 264 194
Average salary £37,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £30,000 £29,030
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.59% -3.75%

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 30 January 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 9 (90.00%) Linux
2 6 (60.00%) Python
2 6 (60.00%) Perl
2 6 (60.00%) MySQL
3 5 (50.00%) UNIX
3 5 (50.00%) Shell Script
3 5 (50.00%) Open Source
3 5 (50.00%) Bash Shell
4 4 (40.00%) Puppet
4 4 (40.00%) Git (software)
4 4 (40.00%) Red Hat
4 4 (40.00%) Configuration Management
5 3 (30.00%) Service Delivery
5 3 (30.00%) Nagios
5 3 (30.00%) SLA
5 3 (30.00%) Active Directory
5 3 (30.00%) Windows
5 3 (30.00%) Subversion
5 3 (30.00%) Degree
5 3 (30.00%) Mathematics
5 3 (30.00%) Computer Science
5 3 (30.00%) Ruby
6 2 (20.00%) Ubuntu
6 2 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (20.00%) EMC NetWorker
6 2 (20.00%) SC Cleared
6 2 (20.00%) DV Cleared
6 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
6 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (20.00%) Clustering

KVM
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 (20.00%) OpenStack
Applications
1 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (60.00%) MySQL
2 1 (10.00%) Big Data
2 1 (10.00%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 4 (40.00%) Git (software)
2 3 (30.00%) Subversion
General
1 1 (10.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Linux Engineer
2 4 (40.00%) Linux Consultant
2 4 (40.00%) Infrastructure Consultant
2 4 (40.00%) Consultant
3 3 (30.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (20.00%) Linux Support
4 2 (20.00%) Support Engineer
4 2 (20.00%) Linux Support Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) Administrator
5 1 (10.00%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (10.00%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 1 (10.00%) Linux Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) libvirt
1 1 (10.00%) SOAP
1 1 (10.00%) Web Services
1 1 (10.00%) XML
1 1 (10.00%) Ajax
1 1 (10.00%) XMPP
1 1 (10.00%) OSGi
1 1 (10.00%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 5 (50.00%) Open Source
2 3 (30.00%) Mathematics
2 3 (30.00%) Computer Science
3 2 (20.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 9 (90.00%) Linux
2 5 (50.00%) UNIX
3 3 (30.00%) Windows
4 2 (20.00%) Ubuntu
4 2 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (20.00%) Debian
5 1 (10.00%) OpenBSD
5 1 (10.00%) FreeBSD
5 1 (10.00%) Solaris
5 1 (10.00%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Configuration Management
2 3 (30.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (10.00%) OOP
3 1 (10.00%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (60.00%) Python
1 6 (60.00%) Perl
2 5 (50.00%) Shell Script
2 5 (50.00%) Bash Shell
3 3 (30.00%) Ruby
4 2 (20.00%) PHP
5 1 (10.00%) C
5 1 (10.00%) C++
5 1 (10.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) Degree
2 2 (20.00%) SC Cleared
2 2 (20.00%) DV Cleared
2 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (20.00%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (30.00%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (30.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (10.00%) Ceph
2 1 (10.00%) Xen
2 1 (10.00%) QEMU
Systems Management
1 4 (40.00%) Puppet
2 3 (30.00%) Nagios
3 2 (20.00%) EMC NetWorker
4 1 (10.00%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (10.00%) Ganeti
4 1 (10.00%) Cacti
4 1 (10.00%) CFEngine
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) Red Hat
2 2 (20.00%) HP
2 2 (20.00%) EMC
2 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £41000 - £42000 per annum + £1,200 DV allowance
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading
OCC Computer personnel
Salary: £50k per year + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago