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 1 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Kernel-Based Virtual Machine (KVM)
Rank 301 330 324
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -6
Permanent jobs citing KVM 7 8 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.067% 0.064% 0.025%
As % of the System Software category 0.55% 0.69% 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 5 8 3
Average salary £50,000 £52,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £41,500 £47,000 £48,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,500 £57,250 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £44,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -12.00%
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
1267 1157 1115
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 12.16% 9.25% 9.28%
Number of salaries quoted 1087 1064 966
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £29,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £39,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -2.50%

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 1 May 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 1 May 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 17 (94.44%) Linux
2 15 (83.33%) MySQL
2 15 (83.33%) VMware
2 15 (83.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (77.78%) Amazon AWS
3 14 (77.78%) Python
4 13 (72.22%) Web Services
5 11 (61.11%) Red Hat
6 10 (55.56%) Ubuntu
7 8 (44.44%) Xen
7 8 (44.44%) nginx
7 8 (44.44%) Firewall
7 8 (44.44%) Telecoms
7 8 (44.44%) PHP
7 8 (44.44%) VPN
8 7 (38.89%) Cisco
8 7 (38.89%) IPsec
8 7 (38.89%) Amazon EC2
8 7 (38.89%) OpenVPN
8 7 (38.89%) Route 53
9 6 (33.33%) MariaDB
9 6 (33.33%) Bash Shell
9 6 (33.33%) Puppet
9 6 (33.33%) Git (software)
9 6 (33.33%) L2TP
9 6 (33.33%) PPTP
9 6 (33.33%) Nagios
9 6 (33.33%) HP
9 6 (33.33%) Windows
10 5 (27.78%) Perl

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

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 8 (44.44%) nginx
2 5 (27.78%) Apache
3 3 (16.67%) Tomcat
3 3 (16.67%) OpenStack
4 1 (5.56%) IIS
4 1 (5.56%) Drupal
4 1 (5.56%) GlassFish
4 1 (5.56%) Jetty
Applications
1 2 (11.11%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 14 (77.78%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (38.89%) Amazon EC2
2 7 (38.89%) Route 53
3 1 (5.56%) Amazon S3
3 1 (5.56%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 1 (5.56%) Amazon Glacier
Communications & Networking
1 8 (44.44%) Firewall
1 8 (44.44%) VPN
2 7 (38.89%) IPsec
2 7 (38.89%) OpenVPN
3 6 (33.33%) L2TP
3 6 (33.33%) PPTP
4 5 (27.78%) DHCP
5 4 (22.22%) Cisco ASA
5 4 (22.22%) DNS
6 2 (11.11%) SNMP
6 2 (11.11%) TCP/IP
6 2 (11.11%) HTTPS
6 2 (11.11%) SSL
6 2 (11.11%) HTTP
7 1 (5.56%) Kerberos
7 1 (5.56%) LDAP
7 1 (5.56%) Intrusion Detection
7 1 (5.56%) IMAP
7 1 (5.56%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (83.33%) MySQL
2 6 (33.33%) MariaDB
3 5 (27.78%) MongoDB
4 2 (11.11%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
5 1 (5.56%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (5.56%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (5.56%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 6 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 5 (27.78%) Jenkins
3 1 (5.56%) Subversion
3 1 (5.56%) Mercurial
General
1 8 (44.44%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (72.22%) Systems Administrator
1 13 (72.22%) Administrator
2 3 (16.67%) Linux Administrator
2 3 (16.67%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 3 (16.67%) Linux Engineer
2 3 (16.67%) DevOps Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Senior Systems Administrator
3 2 (11.11%) Cisco Administrator
3 2 (11.11%) Design Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Senior Systems Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Network Administrator
4 1 (5.56%) Senior Linux Administrator
4 1 (5.56%) Senior Linux Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
4 1 (5.56%) Senior DevOps Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Linux Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (72.22%) Web Services
2 4 (22.22%) Ruby on Rails
3 1 (5.56%) LAMP
3 1 (5.56%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 4 (22.22%) Computer Science
2 2 (11.11%) Enterprise Storage
2 2 (11.11%) Open Source
3 1 (5.56%) Clustering
3 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 17 (94.44%) Linux
2 10 (55.56%) Ubuntu
3 6 (33.33%) Windows
4 5 (27.78%) Debian
4 5 (27.78%) CentOS
4 5 (27.78%) Amazon Linux
5 2 (11.11%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (22.22%) Web Services Management
2 3 (16.67%) DevOps
3 2 (11.11%) People Management
3 2 (11.11%) Load Balancing
3 2 (11.11%) Configuration Management
3 2 (11.11%) E-Commerce
4 1 (5.56%) Linux Kernel Development
4 1 (5.56%) BCP
4 1 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (5.56%) Content Management
4 1 (5.56%) Penetration Testing
4 1 (5.56%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 14 (77.78%) Python
2 8 (44.44%) PHP
3 6 (33.33%) Bash Shell
4 5 (27.78%) Perl
4 5 (27.78%) Ruby
5 3 (16.67%) Shell Script
6 2 (11.11%) SQL
7 1 (5.56%) Assembly Language
7 1 (5.56%) C
7 1 (5.56%) C++
7 1 (5.56%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (22.22%) Degree
1 4 (22.22%) CCNA
1 4 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 15 (83.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (44.44%) Xen
3 4 (22.22%) XenServer
4 2 (11.11%) vSphere
4 2 (11.11%) Hyper-V
4 2 (11.11%) NFS
5 1 (5.56%) Firmware
5 1 (5.56%) Samba
5 1 (5.56%) FreeRADIUS
5 1 (5.56%) vCloud
5 1 (5.56%) QEMU
5 1 (5.56%) VirtualBox
5 1 (5.56%) Docker
5 1 (5.56%) LXC
Systems Management
1 6 (33.33%) Puppet
1 6 (33.33%) Nagios
2 4 (22.22%) HAProxy
3 3 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (11.11%) Ansible
5 1 (5.56%) ZABBIX
5 1 (5.56%) Cacti
5 1 (5.56%) EMC NetWorker
5 1 (5.56%) Capistrano
5 1 (5.56%) Vagrant
5 1 (5.56%) Graphite
Vendors
1 15 (83.33%) VMware
2 11 (61.11%) Red Hat
3 7 (38.89%) Cisco
4 6 (33.33%) HP
5 4 (22.22%) ProCurve
5 4 (22.22%) Riverbed
6 3 (16.67%) EMC
6 3 (16.67%) IBM
6 3 (16.67%) Oracle
6 3 (16.67%) NetApp
7 2 (11.11%) Rackspace
7 2 (11.11%) BMC
7 2 (11.11%) Microsoft
7 2 (11.11%) WorldPay
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