The table below looks at the statistics for KVM skills in IT jobs advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited KVM over the 3 months to 27 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Kernel-Based Virtual Machine (KVM)
Rank 288 302 292
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -10
Permanent jobs citing KVM 12 5 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.12% 0.048% 0.15%
As % of the System Software category 1.00% 0.50% 1.39%
Number of salaries quoted 8 4 17
Average salary £48,750 £50,000 £67,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.50% -25.92%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £41,250 £49,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,750 £58,750 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £44,000 £49,000
% change year-on-year
+19.31% -10.20%
KVM
London

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

System Software Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
1197 1000 1223
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 11.73% 9.53% 11.11%
Number of salaries quoted 1045 915 1064
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £47,500
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £68,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.59% -3.75%

KVM
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

KVM Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

KVM
Salary Trend in the City of London

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

KVM Salary Trend in the City of London

KVM
Salary Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing KVM across the City of London region over the 3 months to 27 January 2015.

KVM Salary Histogram in the City of London

KVM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT jobs across the City of London 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 32 (100.00%) Linux
2 25 (78.13%) MySQL
2 25 (78.13%) VMware
2 25 (78.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (68.75%) Nagios
4 20 (62.50%) Ruby
4 20 (62.50%) Python
5 19 (59.38%) Windows
6 18 (56.25%) Red Hat
7 16 (50.00%) Web Services
8 14 (43.75%) Ubuntu
8 14 (43.75%) Xen
8 14 (43.75%) nginx
9 13 (40.63%) MongoDB
9 13 (40.63%) Apache
10 12 (37.50%) Cisco
10 12 (37.50%) Firewall
10 12 (37.50%) Puppet
11 11 (34.38%) XenServer
11 11 (34.38%) HP
12 10 (31.25%) CCNA
12 10 (31.25%) Cisco Certification
12 10 (31.25%) Tomcat
12 10 (31.25%) DHCP
12 10 (31.25%) Oracle
12 10 (31.25%) Git (software)
12 10 (31.25%) Bash Shell
12 10 (31.25%) HAProxy
13 9 (28.13%) Ansible
13 9 (28.13%) Riverbed

KVM
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT jobs across the City of London 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 14 (43.75%) nginx
2 13 (40.63%) Apache
3 10 (31.25%) Tomcat
4 5 (15.63%) WebLogic
4 5 (15.63%) JBoss
5 4 (12.50%) Node.js
5 4 (12.50%) IIS
6 2 (6.25%) WebSphere
6 2 (6.25%) OpenStack
7 1 (3.13%) Oracle Coherence
7 1 (3.13%) MQSeries
7 1 (3.13%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 2 (6.25%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.13%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 6 (18.75%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (12.50%) Joyent
3 3 (9.38%) Route 53
3 3 (9.38%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 12 (37.50%) Firewall
2 10 (31.25%) DHCP
3 9 (28.13%) Cisco ASA
4 6 (18.75%) NAS
5 5 (15.63%) NetScaler
5 5 (15.63%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 5 (15.63%) TCP/IP
5 5 (15.63%) SSL
5 5 (15.63%) SSH
5 5 (15.63%) BIG-IP
6 4 (12.50%) HTTP
7 3 (9.38%) VPN
7 3 (9.38%) Intrusion Detection
7 3 (9.38%) IPsec
7 3 (9.38%) L2TP
7 3 (9.38%) PPTP
7 3 (9.38%) HTTPS
7 3 (9.38%) OpenVPN
8 2 (6.25%) tcpdump
8 2 (6.25%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (78.13%) MySQL
2 13 (40.63%) MongoDB
3 7 (21.88%) PostgreSQL
4 5 (15.63%) Hadoop
4 5 (15.63%) SQL Server
4 5 (15.63%) DB2
5 4 (12.50%) Riak
6 3 (9.38%) MariaDB
7 1 (3.13%) HBase
Development Applications
1 10 (31.25%) Git (software)
2 9 (28.13%) Jenkins
3 1 (3.13%) Trac
General
1 3 (9.38%) Telecoms
2 2 (6.25%) Finance
3 1 (3.13%) Games
3 1 (3.13%) Banking
Job Titles
1 21 (65.63%) Administrator
2 16 (50.00%) Systems Administrator
3 15 (46.88%) Linux Administrator
4 10 (31.25%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 8 (25.00%) Linux Engineer
6 6 (18.75%) Cisco Administrator
7 4 (12.50%) Customer Support Engineer
7 4 (12.50%) Customer Engineer
7 4 (12.50%) Support Engineer
7 4 (12.50%) Senior Linux Engineer
7 4 (12.50%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 4 (12.50%) DevOps Engineer
8 3 (9.38%) Senior DevOps Engineer
8 3 (9.38%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
8 3 (9.38%) Senior Linux Administrator
8 3 (9.38%) Senior Systems Engineer
8 3 (9.38%) Systems Engineer
8 3 (9.38%) Senior Systems Administrator
9 2 (6.25%) Design Engineer
10 1 (3.13%) Network Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (50.00%) Web Services
2 9 (28.13%) Ruby on Rails
3 5 (15.63%) XML
4 1 (3.13%) XSLT
4 1 (3.13%) Rendezvous
4 1 (3.13%) Middleware
4 1 (3.13%) Spring
4 1 (3.13%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (25.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (6.25%) Open Source
2 2 (6.25%) Enterprise Storage
2 2 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.13%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 32 (100.00%) Linux
2 19 (59.38%) Windows
3 14 (43.75%) Ubuntu
4 9 (28.13%) CentOS
5 8 (25.00%) UNIX
6 7 (21.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 6 (18.75%) Solaris
8 3 (9.38%) Amazon Linux
8 3 (9.38%) Debian
9 1 (3.13%) Fedora
9 1 (3.13%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (28.13%) Web Services Management
2 6 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (18.75%) ITIL
2 6 (18.75%) Load Balancing
3 5 (15.63%) Statistical Analysis
4 4 (12.50%) DevOps
4 4 (12.50%) E-Commerce
4 4 (12.50%) Configuration Management
5 3 (9.38%) Penetration Testing
6 2 (6.25%) Benchmarking
6 2 (6.25%) People Management
7 1 (3.13%) Performance Testing
7 1 (3.13%) Electronic Trading
7 1 (3.13%) Performance Management
7 1 (3.13%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (3.13%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (3.13%) E-business
7 1 (3.13%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 20 (62.50%) Python
1 20 (62.50%) Ruby
2 10 (31.25%) Bash Shell
3 8 (25.00%) PHP
4 7 (21.88%) Perl
4 7 (21.88%) Java
5 5 (15.63%) SQL
6 1 (3.13%) sed
6 1 (3.13%) JavaScript
6 1 (3.13%) C
6 1 (3.13%) C++
6 1 (3.13%) Assembly Language
6 1 (3.13%) Shell Script
6 1 (3.13%) AWK
Qualifications
1 10 (31.25%) CCNA
1 10 (31.25%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (12.50%) Degree
3 1 (3.13%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (3.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.13%) QA
System Software
1 25 (78.13%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (43.75%) Xen
3 11 (34.38%) XenServer
4 5 (15.63%) NFS
5 3 (9.38%) Hyper-V
6 2 (6.25%) vSphere
7 1 (3.13%) Varnish
7 1 (3.13%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (3.13%) QEMU
7 1 (3.13%) RHEV
7 1 (3.13%) SRDF
7 1 (3.13%) Firmware
7 1 (3.13%) Samba
7 1 (3.13%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 22 (68.75%) Nagios
2 12 (37.50%) Puppet
3 10 (31.25%) HAProxy
4 9 (28.13%) Ansible
4 9 (28.13%) ZABBIX
5 5 (15.63%) Cacti
5 5 (15.63%) CFEngine
5 5 (15.63%) Salt
6 4 (12.50%) Opscode Chef
6 4 (12.50%) Munin
7 3 (9.38%) Graphite
8 1 (3.13%) yum
8 1 (3.13%) BladeLogic
8 1 (3.13%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 25 (78.13%) VMware
2 18 (56.25%) Red Hat
3 12 (37.50%) Cisco
4 11 (34.38%) HP
5 10 (31.25%) Oracle
6 9 (28.13%) ProCurve
6 9 (28.13%) Riverbed
7 5 (15.63%) F5
7 5 (15.63%) IBM
7 5 (15.63%) Citrix
8 4 (12.50%) EMC
9 3 (9.38%) BMC
9 3 (9.38%) NetApp
9 3 (9.38%) Rackspace
10 2 (6.25%) Microsoft
11 1 (3.13%) Sybase
11 1 (3.13%) Intel
11 1 (3.13%) 29West
11 1 (3.13%) TIBCO
11 1 (3.13%) DataSynapse
City, London
Optimus Search
Salary: £55,000 - £65,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago