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 26 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Kernel-Based Virtual Machine (KVM)
Rank 301 306 304
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -2
Permanent jobs citing KVM 7 8 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.068% 0.076% 0.11%
As % of the System Software category 0.56% 0.83% 1.03%
Number of salaries quoted 5 7 12
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £67,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -25.92%
90% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £45,000 £49,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £55,000 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £45,000 £49,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -8.16%
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
1261 963 1161
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 12.34% 9.16% 10.51%
Number of salaries quoted 1078 878 999
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £49,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -8.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £29,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -

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 26 February 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 26 February 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 21 (100.00%) Linux
2 17 (80.95%) VMware
2 17 (80.95%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (66.67%) MySQL
4 13 (61.90%) Web Services
4 13 (61.90%) Windows
5 12 (57.14%) Python
6 11 (52.38%) Nagios
7 10 (47.62%) Red Hat
8 9 (42.86%) Cisco
8 9 (42.86%) Firewall
8 9 (42.86%) Ruby
9 8 (38.10%) XenServer
9 8 (38.10%) HP
10 7 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
10 7 (33.33%) CCNA
10 7 (33.33%) DHCP
10 7 (33.33%) Git (software)
10 7 (33.33%) Puppet
10 7 (33.33%) MongoDB
10 7 (33.33%) HAProxy
11 6 (28.57%) Jenkins
11 6 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
11 6 (28.57%) nginx
11 6 (28.57%) Riverbed
11 6 (28.57%) ProCurve
11 6 (28.57%) Cisco ASA
11 6 (28.57%) Ubuntu
11 6 (28.57%) Ruby on Rails
11 6 (28.57%) Xen

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

For the 6 months to 26 February 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 6 (28.57%) nginx
2 5 (23.81%) Apache
2 5 (23.81%) Tomcat
3 4 (19.05%) IIS
4 2 (9.52%) OpenStack
4 2 (9.52%) WebSphere
5 1 (4.76%) Oracle Coherence
5 1 (4.76%) Node.js
5 1 (4.76%) MQSeries
5 1 (4.76%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 2 (9.52%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.76%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 6 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (14.29%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (14.29%) Route 53
3 1 (4.76%) Joyent
Communications & Networking
1 9 (42.86%) Firewall
2 7 (33.33%) DHCP
3 6 (28.57%) Cisco ASA
4 5 (23.81%) TCP/IP
5 4 (19.05%) HTTP
6 3 (14.29%) VPN
6 3 (14.29%) HTTPS
6 3 (14.29%) NAS
6 3 (14.29%) Intrusion Detection
6 3 (14.29%) IPsec
6 3 (14.29%) L2TP
6 3 (14.29%) PPTP
6 3 (14.29%) OpenVPN
7 2 (9.52%) Multicast
7 2 (9.52%) SSH
7 2 (9.52%) Wireshark
7 2 (9.52%) tcpdump
7 2 (9.52%) SSL
7 2 (9.52%) SAN
7 2 (9.52%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (66.67%) MySQL
2 7 (33.33%) MongoDB
3 5 (23.81%) SQL Server
4 4 (19.05%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (14.29%) MariaDB
6 2 (9.52%) Hadoop
7 1 (4.76%) HBase
7 1 (4.76%) Riak
Development Applications
1 7 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 6 (28.57%) Jenkins
3 1 (4.76%) Trac
General
1 3 (14.29%) Telecoms
2 2 (9.52%) Finance
3 1 (4.76%) Banking
Job Titles
1 13 (61.90%) Systems Administrator
1 13 (61.90%) Administrator
2 8 (38.10%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 8 (38.10%) Linux Administrator
3 7 (33.33%) Linux Engineer
4 4 (19.05%) Senior Linux Engineer
4 4 (19.05%) DevOps Engineer
4 4 (19.05%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 4 (19.05%) Cisco Administrator
5 3 (14.29%) Systems Engineer
5 3 (14.29%) Senior Systems Engineer
5 3 (14.29%) Senior DevOps Engineer
5 3 (14.29%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
5 3 (14.29%) Senior Linux Administrator
5 3 (14.29%) Senior Systems Administrator
6 2 (9.52%) Design Engineer
7 1 (4.76%) Network Administrator
7 1 (4.76%) Technical Engineer
7 1 (4.76%) Infrastructure Architect
7 1 (4.76%) Customer Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (61.90%) Web Services
2 6 (28.57%) Ruby on Rails
3 1 (4.76%) HTML
3 1 (4.76%) XML
3 1 (4.76%) XSLT
3 1 (4.76%) Rendezvous
3 1 (4.76%) Middleware
3 1 (4.76%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 5 (23.81%) Computer Science
2 2 (9.52%) Open Source
2 2 (9.52%) Enterprise Storage
2 2 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.76%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 21 (100.00%) Linux
2 13 (61.90%) Windows
3 6 (28.57%) Ubuntu
4 5 (23.81%) UNIX
5 4 (19.05%) CentOS
6 3 (14.29%) Debian
6 3 (14.29%) Solaris
6 3 (14.29%) Amazon Linux
7 2 (9.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (4.76%) Fedora
8 1 (4.76%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (28.57%) Web Services Management
2 4 (19.05%) DevOps
2 4 (19.05%) Configuration Management
3 3 (14.29%) E-Commerce
3 3 (14.29%) Penetration Testing
4 2 (9.52%) Benchmarking
4 2 (9.52%) People Management
5 1 (4.76%) Validation
5 1 (4.76%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (4.76%) ITIL
5 1 (4.76%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (4.76%) E-business
5 1 (4.76%) Load Balancing
5 1 (4.76%) Performance Testing
5 1 (4.76%) Electronic Trading
5 1 (4.76%) Performance Management
5 1 (4.76%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 12 (57.14%) Python
2 9 (42.86%) Ruby
3 5 (23.81%) Bash Shell
3 5 (23.81%) PHP
3 5 (23.81%) SQL
4 4 (19.05%) Java
5 2 (9.52%) Perl
6 1 (4.76%) sed
6 1 (4.76%) JavaScript
6 1 (4.76%) C
6 1 (4.76%) C++
6 1 (4.76%) Assembly Language
6 1 (4.76%) Shell Script
6 1 (4.76%) AWK
Qualifications
1 7 (33.33%) CCNA
1 7 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (19.05%) Degree
3 1 (4.76%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (4.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) QA
System Software
1 17 (80.95%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (38.10%) XenServer
3 6 (28.57%) Xen
4 3 (14.29%) Hyper-V
5 2 (9.52%) NFS
5 2 (9.52%) vSphere
6 1 (4.76%) Varnish
6 1 (4.76%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (4.76%) QEMU
6 1 (4.76%) RHEV
6 1 (4.76%) Firmware
6 1 (4.76%) Samba
6 1 (4.76%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (4.76%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 11 (52.38%) Nagios
2 7 (33.33%) Puppet
2 7 (33.33%) HAProxy
3 4 (19.05%) Ansible
3 4 (19.05%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (14.29%) Graphite
5 1 (4.76%) BladeLogic
5 1 (4.76%) EMC NetWorker
5 1 (4.76%) ZABBIX
5 1 (4.76%) Munin
5 1 (4.76%) yum
Vendors
1 17 (80.95%) VMware
2 10 (47.62%) Red Hat
3 9 (42.86%) Cisco
4 8 (38.10%) HP
5 6 (28.57%) ProCurve
5 6 (28.57%) Riverbed
6 5 (23.81%) IBM
6 5 (23.81%) Oracle
7 4 (19.05%) EMC
8 3 (14.29%) BMC
8 3 (14.29%) NetApp
8 3 (14.29%) Rackspace
9 2 (9.52%) Microsoft
10 1 (4.76%) Sybase
10 1 (4.76%) Intel
10 1 (4.76%) 29West
10 1 (4.76%) TIBCO
10 1 (4.76%) DataSynapse
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