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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Kernel-Based Virtual Machine (KVM)
Rank 287 297 318
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +21
Permanent jobs citing KVM 16 31 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.17% 0.26% 0.051%
As % of the System Software category 1.88% 2.56% 0.64%
Number of salaries quoted 8 31 6
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +28.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,200 £40,000 £33,750
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £43,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +12.50%
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
853 1212 942
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 8.82% 10.33% 7.97%
Number of salaries quoted 736 1040 822
Average salary £47,000 £47,500 £48,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.05% -1.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- -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 28 August 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 28 August 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 23 (95.83%) Linux
2 19 (79.17%) Puppet
3 18 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (75.00%) VMware
4 15 (62.50%) MySQL
5 14 (58.33%) Amazon AWS
6 13 (54.17%) Bash Shell
6 13 (54.17%) Python
6 13 (54.17%) TCP/IP
7 10 (41.67%) DNS
7 10 (41.67%) Xen
7 10 (41.67%) DevOps
8 9 (37.50%) Ansible
8 9 (37.50%) Firewall
8 9 (37.50%) Windows
9 8 (33.33%) Finance
9 8 (33.33%) LDAP
9 8 (33.33%) Apache
9 8 (33.33%) Ubuntu
9 8 (33.33%) Computer Science
10 7 (29.17%) E-Commerce
10 7 (29.17%) HTTPS
10 7 (29.17%) Cisco
10 7 (29.17%) Red Hat
10 7 (29.17%) Subversion
10 7 (29.17%) LAMP
10 7 (29.17%) Analytical Skills
11 6 (25.00%) Patch Management
11 6 (25.00%) Kalman Filter
11 6 (25.00%) Agile Software Development

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 (33.33%) Apache
2 6 (25.00%) OpenStack
3 5 (20.83%) Exchange Server 2013
4 4 (16.67%) nginx
4 4 (16.67%) Tomcat
5 2 (8.33%) MS Exchange
6 1 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (4.17%) Drupal
6 1 (4.17%) GlassFish
6 1 (4.17%) Jetty
Applications
1 5 (20.83%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 14 (58.33%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (16.67%) Amazon EC2
2 4 (16.67%) Route 53
3 1 (4.17%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 1 (4.17%) Amazon Glacier
3 1 (4.17%) Amazon S3
3 1 (4.17%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (54.17%) TCP/IP
2 10 (41.67%) DNS
3 9 (37.50%) Firewall
4 8 (33.33%) LDAP
5 7 (29.17%) HTTPS
6 6 (25.00%) VPN
6 6 (25.00%) VLAN
6 6 (25.00%) Reverse Proxy
7 5 (20.83%) Fibre Channel
7 5 (20.83%) Cisco Nexus
7 5 (20.83%) SAN
7 5 (20.83%) TACACS
8 4 (16.67%) IPsec
8 4 (16.67%) OpenVPN
9 3 (12.50%) L2TP
9 3 (12.50%) PPTP
10 2 (8.33%) SNMP
10 2 (8.33%) SSL
10 2 (8.33%) HTTP
11 1 (4.17%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (62.50%) MySQL
2 5 (20.83%) Data Mining
2 5 (20.83%) Big Data
3 3 (12.50%) MariaDB
4 1 (4.17%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (4.17%) Oracle Database
4 1 (4.17%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (4.17%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (4.17%) MongoDB
4 1 (4.17%) Redis
Development Applications
1 7 (29.17%) Subversion
2 6 (25.00%) Git (software)
3 2 (8.33%) Jenkins
4 1 (4.17%) Mercurial
4 1 (4.17%) JIRA
General
1 8 (33.33%) Finance
2 5 (20.83%) Telecoms
3 2 (8.33%) Law
4 1 (4.17%) Games
Job Titles
1 18 (75.00%) Administrator
2 13 (54.17%) Systems Administrator
3 9 (37.50%) Linux Administrator
4 8 (33.33%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 5 (20.83%) Security Administrator
6 2 (8.33%) Senior Systems Administrator
6 2 (8.33%) Applications Engineer
6 2 (8.33%) DevOps Engineer
7 1 (4.17%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 1 (4.17%) Senior Linux Administrator
7 1 (4.17%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (29.17%) LAMP
2 6 (25.00%) Web Services
3 2 (8.33%) Spring
3 2 (8.33%) FIX Protocol
4 1 (4.17%) Memcached
4 1 (4.17%) Sphinx
4 1 (4.17%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 8 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 7 (29.17%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (20.83%) Private Cloud
3 5 (20.83%) Social Media
3 5 (20.83%) Mobile App
3 5 (20.83%) PKI
4 2 (8.33%) Clustering
4 2 (8.33%) Equities
4 2 (8.33%) Data Centre
5 1 (4.17%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 23 (95.83%) Linux
2 9 (37.50%) Windows
3 8 (33.33%) Ubuntu
4 5 (20.83%) CentOS
5 4 (16.67%) UNIX
5 4 (16.67%) Debian
6 3 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (8.33%) Amazon Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (41.67%) DevOps
2 7 (29.17%) E-Commerce
3 6 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
3 6 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (25.00%) Kalman Filter
3 6 (25.00%) Patch Management
4 5 (20.83%) SIEM
4 5 (20.83%) Disaster Recovery
4 5 (20.83%) Network Design
4 5 (20.83%) Penetration Testing
5 3 (12.50%) Configuration Management
6 2 (8.33%) Business Analysis
6 2 (8.33%) Electronic Trading
6 2 (8.33%) Performance Management
7 1 (4.17%) Open Source
7 1 (4.17%) Memory Management
7 1 (4.17%) High Availability
7 1 (4.17%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (4.17%) Performance Analysis
7 1 (4.17%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (54.17%) Python
1 13 (54.17%) Bash Shell
2 6 (25.00%) Ruby
2 6 (25.00%) PHP
3 5 (20.83%) Perl
3 5 (20.83%) Shell Script
3 5 (20.83%) PowerShell
4 3 (12.50%) Java
4 3 (12.50%) SQL
5 2 (8.33%) AWK
5 2 (8.33%) sed
6 1 (4.17%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 5 (20.83%) CCNA
1 5 (20.83%) Cisco Certification
1 5 (20.83%) CEH
2 3 (12.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 18 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (41.67%) Xen
3 5 (20.83%) vSphere
4 3 (12.50%) NFS
5 2 (8.33%) Active Directory
6 1 (4.17%) Samba
6 1 (4.17%) VMware ESX
6 1 (4.17%) Varnish
6 1 (4.17%) VirtualBox
6 1 (4.17%) FreeRADIUS
6 1 (4.17%) vCloud
6 1 (4.17%) Docker
6 1 (4.17%) LXC
Systems Management
1 19 (79.17%) Puppet
2 9 (37.50%) Ansible
3 5 (20.83%) Nagios
3 5 (20.83%) WSUS
4 2 (8.33%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (4.17%) EMC NetWorker
5 1 (4.17%) ZABBIX
5 1 (4.17%) Cacti
5 1 (4.17%) Capistrano
5 1 (4.17%) Backup Exec
5 1 (4.17%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 18 (75.00%) VMware
2 7 (29.17%) Cisco
2 7 (29.17%) Red Hat
3 5 (20.83%) F5
3 5 (20.83%) Splunk
4 1 (4.17%) Rackspace
4 1 (4.17%) New Relic
4 1 (4.17%) Oracle
4 1 (4.17%) EMC
4 1 (4.17%) NetApp
City, London
Searchability
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
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Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum + 29 days hols, bonus
Posted: 2 days ago