The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Reading with a requirement for KVM skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited KVM over the 3 months to 24 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Kernel-Based Virtual Machine (KVM)
Berkshire / Reading
Rank 105 133 126
Rank change year-on-year +28 -7  
Permanent jobs citing KVM 6 8 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.48% 0.41% 0.76%
As % of the System Software category 3.02% 2.35% 5.64%
Number of salaries quoted 4 8 0
Median salary £37,500 £41,500 -
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.63% -  
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +18.75% -11.11%  

KVM is in the system software skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Reading with a requirement for system software skills.

System Software Skills
Reading
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 199 340 319
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 15.98% 17.48% 13.49%
Number of salaries quoted 150 314 217
Median salary £45,000 £50,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% +25.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,800 £32,500 £25,801
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £85,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +1.33%  

KVM
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Reading citing KVM as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the System Software category.

Job vacancy trend for KVM in Reading

KVM
Salary Trend in Reading

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

Salary trend for KVM in Reading

KVM
Salary Histogram in Reading

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing KVM in Reading over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Salary histogram for KVM in Reading

KVM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 24 March 2017, IT jobs citing KVM also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Reading region with a requirement for KVM.

1 13 (100.00%) Linux
2 12 (92.31%) Python
2 12 (92.31%) Red Hat
2 12 (92.31%) Bash Shell
3 10 (76.92%) CentOS
4 9 (69.23%) SaaS
4 9 (69.23%) TCP/IP
5 8 (61.54%) Java
5 8 (61.54%) SQL
5 8 (61.54%) Hadoop
5 8 (61.54%) Git (software)
5 8 (61.54%) High Availability
5 8 (61.54%) Jenkins
6 7 (53.85%) Elasticsearch
6 7 (53.85%) Docker
6 7 (53.85%) Redis
6 7 (53.85%) VirtualBox
6 7 (53.85%) VMware Infrastructure
6 7 (53.85%) Amazon AWS
6 7 (53.85%) Open Source
6 7 (53.85%) VMware
7 6 (46.15%) Firewall
7 6 (46.15%) MySQL
7 6 (46.15%) Windows
8 5 (38.46%) LAMP
8 5 (38.46%) Degree
8 5 (38.46%) Computer Science
8 5 (38.46%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (38.46%) PHP
8 5 (38.46%) Oracle

KVM
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 7 (53.85%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (23.08%) Apache
2 3 (23.08%) nginx
2 3 (23.08%) OpenStack
3 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (7.69%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 9 (69.23%) SaaS
2 7 (53.85%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (38.46%) Oracle CX
4 4 (30.77%) Amazon EC2
5 3 (23.08%) IaaS
5 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (23.08%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (69.23%) TCP/IP
2 6 (46.15%) Firewall
3 4 (30.77%) DHCP
3 4 (30.77%) DNS
4 3 (23.08%) HTTP
4 3 (23.08%) IPv4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (61.54%) Hadoop
2 7 (53.85%) Redis
3 6 (46.15%) MySQL
4 4 (30.77%) NoSQL
4 4 (30.77%) SQLite
5 3 (23.08%) Apache Cassandra
5 3 (23.08%) Big Data
5 3 (23.08%) MongoDB
5 3 (23.08%) Riak
6 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (61.54%) Git (software)
1 8 (61.54%) Jenkins
2 3 (23.08%) Bugzilla
2 3 (23.08%) JIRA
2 3 (23.08%) Selenium
2 3 (23.08%) Subversion
2 3 (23.08%) Trac
General
1 1 (7.69%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) Administrator
1 6 (46.15%) Linux Administrator
2 5 (38.46%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 5 (38.46%) Senior Linux Administrator
2 5 (38.46%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
2 5 (38.46%) Senior Systems Administrator
2 5 (38.46%) Systems Administrator
3 4 (30.77%) Systems Engineer
4 3 (23.08%) Big Data Developer
4 3 (23.08%) Developer
4 3 (23.08%) Open Source Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (38.46%) LAMP
2 3 (23.08%) AngularJS
2 3 (23.08%) HTML
2 3 (23.08%) JSON
2 3 (23.08%) Kafka
2 3 (23.08%) REST
2 3 (23.08%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 3 (23.08%) WebSockets
2 3 (23.08%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (38.46%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (38.46%) Computer Science
2 3 (23.08%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 13 (100.00%) Linux
2 10 (76.92%) CentOS
3 6 (46.15%) Windows
4 5 (38.46%) Oracle Linux
5 4 (30.77%) Ubuntu
6 3 (23.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (61.54%) High Availability
2 7 (53.85%) Open Source
3 5 (38.46%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (38.46%) DevOps
3 5 (38.46%) Trend Analysis
4 4 (30.77%) Cybersecurity
4 4 (30.77%) Load Balancing
5 3 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (23.08%) Automated Testing
5 3 (23.08%) Customer Requirements
5 3 (23.08%) Defensive Programming
5 3 (23.08%) Logistics
5 3 (23.08%) Memory Management
5 3 (23.08%) Open Source Development
5 3 (23.08%) SOA
5 3 (23.08%) Test Automation
5 3 (23.08%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 12 (92.31%) Bash Shell
1 12 (92.31%) Python
2 8 (61.54%) Java
2 8 (61.54%) SQL
3 5 (38.46%) PHP
3 5 (38.46%) Shell Script
4 4 (30.77%) Perl
5 3 (23.08%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 5 (38.46%) Degree
2 3 (23.08%) SC Cleared
2 3 (23.08%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 7 (53.85%) Docker
1 7 (53.85%) VirtualBox
1 7 (53.85%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (30.77%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (23.08%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 3 (23.08%) HDFS
4 1 (7.69%) Active Directory
4 1 (7.69%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (38.46%) Graphite
1 5 (38.46%) Puppet
2 3 (23.08%) Ambari
2 3 (23.08%) Hadoop YARN
2 3 (23.08%) Kibana
Vendors
1 12 (92.31%) Red Hat
2 7 (53.85%) VMware
3 5 (38.46%) Oracle
3 5 (38.46%) Sun
4 4 (30.77%) Rackspace