The table below looks at the statistics for KVM skills in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited KVM over the 3 months to 28 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Kernel-Based Virtual Machine (KVM)
Rank 154 164 148
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -16
Permanent jobs citing KVM 2 1 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.065% 0.030% 0.10%
As % of the System Software category 0.78% 0.40% 1.22%
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 3
Average salary £56,000 £37,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+51.35% +34.54%
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £44,000 £49,000
% change year-on-year
+19.31% -10.20%
KVM
UK

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

System Software Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
256 248 245
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 8.31% 7.51% 8.34%
Number of salaries quoted 149 158 159
Average salary £40,000 £32,500 £35,420
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.07% -8.24%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £24,000 £25,339
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.59% -3.75%

KVM
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

KVM Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

KVM
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

KVM Salary Trend in Scotland

KVM
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing KVM within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 28 January 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh - 2 £56,000 -
KVM
UK

KVM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 3 (100.00%) Linux
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
1 3 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 3 (100.00%) Bash Shell
1 3 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (66.67%) AIX
2 2 (66.67%) People Management
2 2 (66.67%) Red Hat Satellite
2 2 (66.67%) Build Automation
2 2 (66.67%) Performance Monitoring
2 2 (66.67%) WebSphere
2 2 (66.67%) Xen
2 2 (66.67%) COBIT
2 2 (66.67%) Load Balancing
2 2 (66.67%) Banking
2 2 (66.67%) Korn
2 2 (66.67%) Shell Script
2 2 (66.67%) Middleware
2 2 (66.67%) JBoss
2 2 (66.67%) Apache
2 2 (66.67%) Perl
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle
2 2 (66.67%) WebLogic
2 2 (66.67%) HTTP
2 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
2 2 (66.67%) ITIL
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 1 (33.33%) Citrix
3 1 (33.33%) SAN
3 1 (33.33%) UNIX

KVM
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 (66.67%) WebLogic
1 2 (66.67%) JBoss
1 2 (66.67%) Apache
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle HTTP Server
1 2 (66.67%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) HTTP
1 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
2 1 (33.33%) DNS
2 1 (33.33%) SAN
2 1 (33.33%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
2 2 (66.67%) Banking
3 1 (33.33%) Marketing
3 1 (33.33%) Manufacturing
3 1 (33.33%) Electronics
3 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Technical Specialist
1 2 (66.67%) Senior Technical Specialist
2 1 (33.33%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 1 (33.33%) Linux Administrator
2 1 (33.33%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (33.33%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Thin Client
1 1 (33.33%) DTV
1 1 (33.33%) Fat Client
1 1 (33.33%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
1 3 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (66.67%) AIX
3 1 (33.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) ITIL
1 2 (66.67%) Load Balancing
1 2 (66.67%) Build Automation
1 2 (66.67%) Performance Monitoring
1 2 (66.67%) People Management
2 1 (33.33%) Digital Marketing
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (33.33%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) Bash Shell
2 2 (66.67%) Perl
2 2 (66.67%) Shell Script
2 2 (66.67%) Korn
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) COBIT
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Xen
2 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (33.33%) RHEV
2 1 (33.33%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Red Hat
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle
3 1 (33.33%) SAP
3 1 (33.33%) Citrix
3 1 (33.33%) VMware