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 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Kernel-Based Virtual Machine (KVM)
Rank 240 308 314
Rank change year-on-year
+68 +6
Permanent jobs citing KVM 19 10 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.28% 0.096% 0.068%
As % of the System Software category 2.47% 0.81% 0.70%
Number of salaries quoted 18 8 6
Average salary £60,000 £48,750 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.07% -2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £43,750
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £54,750 £58,750
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-15.00% +11.11%
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
768 1236 997
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 11.47% 11.88% 9.68%
Number of salaries quoted 670 1076 905
Average salary £52,500 £47,500 £46,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.52% +2.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £29,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -3.84%

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 8 February 2016.

KVM Salary Histogram in the City of London

KVM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 42 (100.00%) Linux
2 39 (92.86%) VMware
2 39 (92.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 37 (88.10%) Puppet
3 37 (88.10%) DevOps
4 29 (69.05%) Bash Shell
4 29 (69.05%) Continuous Integration
5 28 (66.67%) Law
6 27 (64.29%) Agile Software Development
6 27 (64.29%) Ansible
7 22 (52.38%) Opscode Chef
7 22 (52.38%) Amazon AWS
7 22 (52.38%) Python
8 17 (40.48%) E-Commerce
9 14 (33.33%) Xen
9 14 (33.33%) Docker
10 13 (30.95%) Jenkins
11 12 (28.57%) Fintech
11 12 (28.57%) TCP/IP
12 11 (26.19%) QA
12 11 (26.19%) Cisco
13 9 (21.43%) Continuous Delivery
14 8 (19.05%) LAMP
14 8 (19.05%) Configuration Management
14 8 (19.05%) MySQL
15 7 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
16 6 (14.29%) Firewall
16 6 (14.29%) Network Design
16 6 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2013
16 6 (14.29%) Reverse Proxy

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

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2013
2 5 (11.90%) Tomcat
3 4 (9.52%) Apache
4 2 (4.76%) OpenStack
5 1 (2.38%) nginx
Applications
1 1 (2.38%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 22 (52.38%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.38%) GitHub
2 1 (2.38%) IaaS
2 1 (2.38%) PaaS
2 1 (2.38%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 12 (28.57%) TCP/IP
2 6 (14.29%) Firewall
2 6 (14.29%) Reverse Proxy
3 5 (11.90%) VLAN
4 3 (7.14%) DNS
4 3 (7.14%) LDAP
5 2 (4.76%) HTTP
6 1 (2.38%) DHCP
6 1 (2.38%) HTTPS
6 1 (2.38%) Internet
6 1 (2.38%) SMTP
6 1 (2.38%) TACACS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (19.05%) MySQL
2 1 (2.38%) Data Mining
2 1 (2.38%) NoSQL
2 1 (2.38%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 13 (30.95%) Jenkins
2 2 (4.76%) Git (software)
2 2 (4.76%) Vagrant
3 1 (2.38%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (2.38%) Cucumber
3 1 (2.38%) JConsole
3 1 (2.38%) Maven
3 1 (2.38%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 28 (66.67%) Law
2 4 (9.52%) Games
3 2 (4.76%) Finance
Job Titles
1 22 (52.38%) Administrator
1 22 (52.38%) Linux Administrator
1 22 (52.38%) Linux Systems Administrator
1 22 (52.38%) Systems Administrator
2 13 (30.95%) Linux Engineer
2 13 (30.95%) Linux/Unix DevOps
3 12 (28.57%) DevOps Engineer
3 12 (28.57%) Senior Linux Administrator
3 12 (28.57%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
3 12 (28.57%) Senior Systems Administrator
4 11 (26.19%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 11 (26.19%) Linux Systems Engineer
4 11 (26.19%) Senior DevOps Engineer
5 10 (23.81%) DevOps Systems Engineer
5 10 (23.81%) Senior Linux Engineer
6 9 (21.43%) Senior Linux Systems Engineer
6 9 (21.43%) Senior Systems Engineer
6 9 (21.43%) VMWare Administrator
7 5 (11.90%) Senior VMWare Administrator
8 4 (9.52%) Business Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (19.05%) LAMP
2 3 (7.14%) Web Services
3 1 (2.38%) FIX Protocol
3 1 (2.38%) LAPP Stack
3 1 (2.38%) libvirt
3 1 (2.38%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 12 (28.57%) Fintech
2 5 (11.90%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 2 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.76%) Computer Science
3 2 (4.76%) Private Cloud
4 1 (2.38%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.38%) Equities
4 1 (2.38%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 42 (100.00%) Linux
2 5 (11.90%) Windows
3 4 (9.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (7.14%) Unix
5 2 (4.76%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
6 1 (2.38%) CentOS
6 1 (2.38%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (88.10%) DevOps
2 29 (69.05%) Continuous Integration
3 27 (64.29%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (40.48%) E-Commerce
5 9 (21.43%) Continuous Delivery
6 8 (19.05%) Configuration Management
7 7 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
8 6 (14.29%) Network Design
9 3 (7.14%) Open Source
10 1 (2.38%) Capacity Planning
10 1 (2.38%) Electronic Trading
10 1 (2.38%) High Availability
10 1 (2.38%) Kalman Filter
10 1 (2.38%) Kanban
10 1 (2.38%) Load Balancing
10 1 (2.38%) Memory Management
10 1 (2.38%) Patch Management
10 1 (2.38%) Performance Management
10 1 (2.38%) Server Building
10 1 (2.38%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 29 (69.05%) Bash Shell
2 22 (52.38%) Python
3 5 (11.90%) Java
4 4 (9.52%) Perl
5 3 (7.14%) Ruby
5 3 (7.14%) Shell Script
6 2 (4.76%) SQL
7 1 (2.38%) AWK
7 1 (2.38%) C
7 1 (2.38%) PHP
7 1 (2.38%) PowerShell
7 1 (2.38%) sed
Qualifications
1 2 (4.76%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.38%) CCNA
2 1 (2.38%) CEH
2 1 (2.38%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (2.38%) Degree
2 1 (2.38%) ECSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (26.19%) QA
System Software
1 39 (92.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (33.33%) Docker
2 14 (33.33%) Xen
3 5 (11.90%) Active Directory
4 2 (4.76%) Hyper-V
5 1 (2.38%) NFS
5 1 (2.38%) Postfix
5 1 (2.38%) Samba
5 1 (2.38%) Sendmail
5 1 (2.38%) Shibboleth
5 1 (2.38%) Squid
5 1 (2.38%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 37 (88.10%) Puppet
2 27 (64.29%) Ansible
3 22 (52.38%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (7.14%) Nagios
5 1 (2.38%) Kubernetes
5 1 (2.38%) Mesos
Vendors
1 39 (92.86%) VMware
2 11 (26.19%) Cisco
3 1 (2.38%) Red Hat
3 1 (2.38%) Splunk
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £70000 - £85000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
First Point
Salary: £40000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Arrows Group Ltd
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + bonus & benefits
Posted: 10 days ago