The table below looks at the statistics for KVM skills in IT jobs advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited KVM over the 3 months to 28 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Kernel-Based Virtual Machine (KVM)
Rank - 252 235
Permanent jobs citing KVM 0 20 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England - 0.26% 0.66%
As % of the System Software category - 1.78% 5.32%
Number of salaries quoted 0 18 41
Average salary - £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year
- -9.09%
KVM
England

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

System Software Category
East of England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
754 1121 1053
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 10.81% 14.71% 12.34%
Number of salaries quoted 615 856 877
Average salary £36,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £54,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- -5.06%

KVM
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

KVM Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

KVM
Salary Trend in the East of England

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

KVM Salary Trend in the East of England

KVM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT jobs across the East of England 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 10 (100.00%) Linux
2 9 (90.00%) Perl
2 9 (90.00%) Red Hat
2 9 (90.00%) Xen
2 9 (90.00%) CentOS
2 9 (90.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 9 (90.00%) Bash Shell
3 6 (60.00%) Unix
4 5 (50.00%) Windows
5 4 (40.00%) Load Balancing
5 4 (40.00%) Ruby
5 4 (40.00%) LPIC
5 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (40.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (40.00%) iptables
5 4 (40.00%) Windows Server
5 4 (40.00%) LAPP Stack
5 4 (40.00%) Postfix
5 4 (40.00%) ITIL V3
5 4 (40.00%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (40.00%) HAProxy
5 4 (40.00%) Java
5 4 (40.00%) ITIL
5 4 (40.00%) SQL
5 4 (40.00%) T-SQL
5 4 (40.00%) MySQL
5 4 (40.00%) SQL Server
5 4 (40.00%) JBoss
5 4 (40.00%) SSL
5 4 (40.00%) Apache

KVM
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT jobs across the East of England 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 4 (40.00%) Apache
1 4 (40.00%) JBoss
2 1 (10.00%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (40.00%) SSL
2 1 (10.00%) DHCP
2 1 (10.00%) DNS
2 1 (10.00%) Firewall
2 1 (10.00%) Reverse Proxy
2 1 (10.00%) SAN
2 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (10.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (40.00%) MySQL
1 4 (40.00%) PostgreSQL
1 4 (40.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (40.00%) SQL Server 2008
Job Titles
1 9 (90.00%) Linux Engineer
1 9 (90.00%) Linux Support
1 9 (90.00%) Linux Support Engineer
1 9 (90.00%) Support Engineer
2 5 (50.00%) Unix Engineer
2 5 (50.00%) Unix Linux Engineer
2 5 (50.00%) Unix Support
2 5 (50.00%) Unix Support Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Senior Linux Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Senior Linux Support
3 2 (20.00%) Senior Support Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Senior Unix Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Senior Unix Support
3 2 (20.00%) Senior Unix Support Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (40.00%) LAMP
1 4 (40.00%) LAPP Stack
2 1 (10.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 10 (100.00%) Linux
2 9 (90.00%) CentOS
2 9 (90.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 6 (60.00%) Unix
4 5 (50.00%) Windows
5 4 (40.00%) Windows Server
5 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Configuration Management
1 4 (40.00%) ITIL
1 4 (40.00%) ITIL V3
1 4 (40.00%) Load Balancing
1 4 (40.00%) Project Management
2 1 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (10.00%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (90.00%) Bash Shell
1 9 (90.00%) Perl
2 4 (40.00%) Java
2 4 (40.00%) Ruby
2 4 (40.00%) SQL
2 4 (40.00%) T-SQL
3 1 (10.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (10.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (40.00%) LPIC
1 4 (40.00%) RHCE
2 1 (10.00%) CCNA
2 1 (10.00%) CCNP
2 1 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (10.00%) MCSE
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 9 (90.00%) Xen
2 4 (40.00%) iptables
2 4 (40.00%) Postfix
3 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (10.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (10.00%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (40.00%) HAProxy
1 4 (40.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 9 (90.00%) Red Hat
2 4 (40.00%) Sun
3 1 (10.00%) Cisco