The first table below looks at the demand for KVM skills in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited KVM over the 3 months to 23 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the System Software category for the England region.

Location
3 months to
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Kernel-Based Virtual Machine (KVM)
Rank 659 758 796
Rank change year-on-year
+99 +38
Permanent jobs citing KVM 234 96 97
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.21% 0.091% 0.082%
As % of the System Software category 2.05% 0.94% 0.96%
Number of salaries quoted 179 77 79
Average salary £47,500 £50,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% +17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £50,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
-12.00% +31.57%
System Software Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
11409 10164 10124
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 10.04% 9.66% 8.60%
Number of salaries quoted 9614 8575 8807
Average salary £42,000 £42,000 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £61,400 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.25% +6.66%
KVM
UK

KVM
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

KVM Jobs Demand Trend in England

KVM
Salary Trend in England

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

KVM Salary Trend in England

KVM
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing KVM across the England region over the 3 months to 23 April 2014.

KVM Salary Histogram in England

KVM
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing KVM within the England region over the 3 months to 23 April 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
London +26 119 £52,500 +5.00% 4
East of England +34 56 £45,000 -7.21% 1
South East +11 44 £43,000 -14.00% 3
East Midlands - 6 £24,000 -
South West - 4 - - 1
North West -2 2 - -
West Midlands - 2 £53,500 -
Yorkshire -29 1 £80,000 +33.33%
KVM
UK

KVM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT jobs across the 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.

1 358 (86.47%) Linux
2 202 (48.79%) Puppet
3 183 (44.20%) VMware
4 170 (41.06%) Windows
5 168 (40.58%) Opscode Chef
6 167 (40.34%) VMware Infrastructure
7 158 (38.16%) MySQL
8 141 (34.06%) UNIX
9 140 (33.82%) Apache
10 139 (33.57%) Python
10 139 (33.57%) Perl
11 129 (31.16%) SAN
12 124 (29.95%) Red Hat
13 121 (29.23%) TCP/IP
14 108 (26.09%) Bash Shell
15 107 (25.85%) Firewall
16 96 (23.19%) CentOS
17 92 (22.22%) Ubuntu
17 92 (22.22%) Configuration Management
18 89 (21.50%) DNS
18 89 (21.50%) Java
19 86 (20.77%) VPN
20 85 (20.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
21 83 (20.05%) Tomcat
22 82 (19.81%) ITIL
23 80 (19.32%) Hyper-V
24 79 (19.08%) Ruby
24 79 (19.08%) Agile Software Development
25 78 (18.84%) Debian
25 78 (18.84%) Xen

KVM
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT jobs across the 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
1 140 (33.82%) Apache
2 83 (20.05%) Tomcat
3 59 (14.25%) IIS
4 52 (12.56%) OpenStack
5 44 (10.63%) nginx
6 34 (8.21%) MS Exchange
7 27 (6.52%) Drupal
8 26 (6.28%) WebSphere
8 26 (6.28%) CloudStack
9 20 (4.83%) WebLogic
10 15 (3.62%) Exchange Server 2013
11 13 (3.14%) Apache Solr
12 12 (2.90%) Elasticsearch
12 12 (2.90%) Exchange Server 2003
12 12 (2.90%) Exchange Server 2007
13 8 (1.93%) SharePoint
14 7 (1.69%) Jetty
15 5 (1.21%) Lync
16 4 (0.97%) Exchange Server 2010
16 4 (0.97%) Alfresco
Applications
1 38 (9.18%) MS Excel
2 10 (2.42%) MS Visio
3 9 (2.17%) MS Office
4 1 (0.24%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 12 (2.90%) Summit
2 1 (0.24%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 63 (15.22%) Amazon AWS
2 33 (7.97%) Cloud Computing
3 25 (6.04%) IaaS
4 20 (4.83%) Amazon EC2
5 16 (3.86%) SaaS
6 14 (3.38%) Microsoft Azure
7 13 (3.14%) PaaS
8 7 (1.69%) Google Apps
8 7 (1.69%) GitHub
9 6 (1.45%) Amazon S3
9 6 (1.45%) Rackspace Cloud
10 1 (0.24%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 129 (31.16%) SAN
2 121 (29.23%) TCP/IP
3 107 (25.85%) Firewall
4 89 (21.50%) DNS
5 86 (20.77%) VPN
6 51 (12.32%) Reverse Proxy
7 38 (9.18%) LDAP
8 31 (7.49%) Internet
9 29 (7.00%) HTTP
10 26 (6.28%) NAS
11 22 (5.31%) DHCP
12 19 (4.59%) Network Security
13 15 (3.62%) SSL
14 14 (3.38%) SMTP
14 14 (3.38%) VoIP
15 12 (2.90%) SNMP
15 12 (2.90%) VRRP
16 10 (2.42%) Multicast
16 10 (2.42%) iSCSI
16 10 (2.42%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 158 (38.16%) MySQL
2 52 (12.56%) MongoDB
3 48 (11.59%) SQL Server
4 45 (10.87%) PostgreSQL
5 35 (8.45%) NoSQL
6 17 (4.11%) Hadoop
7 14 (3.38%) Oracle Database
8 11 (2.66%) Relational Database
9 10 (2.42%) Redis
10 9 (2.17%) RDBMS
11 6 (1.45%) DB2
12 3 (0.72%) Informix
12 3 (0.72%) Oracle Database 10g
12 3 (0.72%) Oracle Database 11g
12 3 (0.72%) Oracle Exadata
13 1 (0.24%) HBase
13 1 (0.24%) SQL Server 2008
13 1 (0.24%) Apache Cassandra
13 1 (0.24%) SQL Server 2012
13 1 (0.24%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 54 (13.04%) Git (software)
2 51 (12.32%) Jenkins
3 44 (10.63%) Subversion
4 22 (5.31%) Bitbucket
5 18 (4.35%) JIRA
6 12 (2.90%) TeamCity
7 6 (1.45%) Maven
7 6 (1.45%) Mercurial
8 3 (0.72%) Juju
9 2 (0.48%) Trac
9 2 (0.48%) Hudson
9 2 (0.48%) Artifactory
General
1 37 (8.94%) Finance
2 27 (6.52%) Games
3 22 (5.31%) Telecoms
4 18 (4.35%) Law
5 11 (2.66%) Financial Institution
6 10 (2.42%) Music Industry
7 5 (1.21%) Marketing
7 5 (1.21%) Back Office
8 4 (0.97%) Advertising
8 4 (0.97%) Billing
9 3 (0.72%) Banking
10 1 (0.24%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 176 (42.51%) Administrator
2 153 (36.96%) Systems Administrator
3 146 (35.27%) Linux Administrator
4 128 (30.92%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 45 (10.87%) Linux Engineer
6 40 (9.66%) DevOps Engineer
7 29 (7.00%) Developer
8 28 (6.76%) Senior Systems Administrator
9 25 (6.04%) Architect
10 24 (5.80%) Systems Engineer
11 21 (5.07%) Consultant
11 21 (5.07%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
11 21 (5.07%) Senior Linux Administrator
12 19 (4.59%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 13 (3.14%) UNIX Administrator
14 12 (2.90%) Senior Linux Engineer
14 12 (2.90%) Web Engineer
14 12 (2.90%) Operations Engineer
15 11 (2.66%) UNIX Systems Administrator
16 9 (2.17%) UNIX Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 73 (17.63%) Web Services
2 64 (15.46%) LAMP
3 40 (9.66%) XML
4 31 (7.49%) .NET
5 28 (6.76%) ASP.NET
6 23 (5.56%) REST
7 18 (4.35%) JSON
8 17 (4.11%) Django
9 9 (2.17%) WebSphere MQ
10 8 (1.93%) J2EE
11 7 (1.69%) MCollective
12 6 (1.45%) Ruby on Rails
13 5 (1.21%) RESTful
14 4 (0.97%) Java EE
14 4 (0.97%) Middleware
15 3 (0.72%) jQuery
15 3 (0.72%) Ajax
16 2 (0.48%) Java SE
16 2 (0.48%) JMX
16 2 (0.48%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 67 (16.18%) Clustering
2 66 (15.94%) Open Source
3 49 (11.84%) Replication
4 38 (9.18%) Computer Science
5 17 (4.11%) Mobile App
6 12 (2.90%) Digital Media
6 12 (2.90%) Mathematics
7 11 (2.66%) Firmware
8 10 (2.42%) Blackberry
9 9 (2.17%) Hedge funds
10 8 (1.93%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 7 (1.69%) Blog
12 6 (1.45%) Online Games
12 6 (1.45%) Enterprise Storage
12 6 (1.45%) iPad
13 5 (1.21%) DTV
14 3 (0.72%) Physics
14 3 (0.72%) Symmetrix DMX
14 3 (0.72%) Mobile Games
14 3 (0.72%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 358 (86.47%) Linux
2 170 (41.06%) Windows
3 141 (34.06%) UNIX
4 96 (23.19%) CentOS
5 92 (22.22%) Ubuntu
6 85 (20.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 78 (18.84%) Debian
8 43 (10.39%) Solaris
9 31 (7.49%) Windows Server 2008
10 28 (6.76%) FreeBSD
11 27 (6.52%) SUSE
12 20 (4.83%) AIX
13 12 (2.90%) OpenBSD
14 8 (1.93%) Windows Server 2012
15 5 (1.21%) HPUX
16 3 (0.72%) Windows NT
16 3 (0.72%) OS/400
16 3 (0.72%) Mac OS X
16 3 (0.72%) zOS
16 3 (0.72%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 92 (22.22%) Configuration Management
2 82 (19.81%) ITIL
3 79 (19.08%) Agile Software Development
4 40 (9.66%) Continuous Integration
5 37 (8.94%) Release Management
6 36 (8.70%) Performance Tuning
7 30 (7.25%) Scrum
8 29 (7.00%) Disaster Recovery
9 27 (6.52%) Load Balancing
10 25 (6.04%) Service Management
10 25 (6.04%) E-Commerce
11 23 (5.56%) Performance Analysis
12 22 (5.31%) Network Monitoring
12 22 (5.31%) Identity Management
13 19 (4.59%) OO
13 19 (4.59%) Product Management
13 19 (4.59%) High Availability
14 14 (3.38%) Low Latency
14 14 (3.38%) Software Engineering
14 14 (3.38%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 139 (33.57%) Perl
1 139 (33.57%) Python
2 108 (26.09%) Bash Shell
3 89 (21.50%) Java
4 79 (19.08%) Ruby
5 77 (18.60%) SQL
6 75 (18.12%) PHP
7 68 (16.43%) Shell Script
8 53 (12.80%) PowerShell
9 21 (5.07%) C
10 10 (2.42%) C++
11 8 (1.93%) AWK
12 4 (0.97%) VB
13 3 (0.72%) JavaScript
14 2 (0.48%) Assembly Language
14 2 (0.48%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 66 (15.94%) Degree
2 39 (9.42%) RHCE
3 38 (9.18%) Cisco Certification
4 34 (8.21%) CCNA
5 22 (5.31%) Microsoft Certification
5 22 (5.31%) ITIL Certification
5 22 (5.31%) CCNP
6 21 (5.07%) Sun Certification
7 19 (4.59%) MCSE
8 16 (3.86%) Linux+ Certification
8 16 (3.86%) LPIC
9 3 (0.72%) MCSA
10 2 (0.48%) CCDA
10 2 (0.48%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 2 (0.48%) PMP
10 2 (0.48%) PMI Certification
10 2 (0.48%) Security Cleared
10 2 (0.48%) VCDX
10 2 (0.48%) CCDE
10 2 (0.48%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (5.80%) QA
2 13 (3.14%) PCI DSS
3 8 (1.93%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 5 (1.21%) SLA
System Software
1 167 (40.34%) VMware Infrastructure
2 80 (19.32%) Hyper-V
3 78 (18.84%) Xen
4 72 (17.39%) VMware ESXi
5 67 (16.18%) Active Directory
6 31 (7.49%) NFS
7 27 (6.52%) Varnish
8 26 (6.28%) Postfix
9 25 (6.04%) XenServer
10 24 (5.80%) Sendmail
10 24 (5.80%) RHEV
11 22 (5.31%) vSphere
12 21 (5.07%) Samba
13 8 (1.93%) ISA Server
13 8 (1.93%) vCloud
14 6 (1.45%) XenApp
15 5 (1.21%) Snort
15 5 (1.21%) VirtualBox
16 4 (0.97%) FreeRADIUS
16 4 (0.97%) QEMU
Systems Management
1 202 (48.79%) Puppet
2 168 (40.58%) Opscode Chef
3 62 (14.98%) Nagios
4 36 (8.70%) HAProxy
5 31 (7.49%) Vagrant
6 30 (7.25%) ZABBIX
7 21 (5.07%) StatsD
8 13 (3.14%) SCCM
8 13 (3.14%) SCOM
9 12 (2.90%) CFEngine
10 11 (2.66%) Cobbler
11 10 (2.42%) Cacti
12 9 (2.17%) Plesk
12 9 (2.17%) Ansible
12 9 (2.17%) collectd
13 8 (1.93%) ARCserve
14 6 (1.45%) Ganglia
15 4 (0.97%) Tivoli
16 3 (0.72%) HP Data Protector
17 1 (0.24%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 183 (44.20%) VMware
2 124 (29.95%) Red Hat
3 59 (14.25%) Cisco
4 52 (12.56%) Microsoft
5 49 (11.84%) HP
6 40 (9.66%) Oracle
7 34 (8.21%) NetApp
8 26 (6.28%) JBoss
9 21 (5.07%) Sun
10 20 (4.83%) Juniper
11 19 (4.59%) IBM
12 18 (4.35%) EMC
13 17 (4.11%) Dell
13 17 (4.11%) Rackspace
14 16 (3.86%) Citrix
15 13 (3.14%) Google
16 12 (2.90%) F5
16 12 (2.90%) New Relic
17 10 (2.42%) Sony
17 10 (2.42%) Toshiba
Bristol, Avon
ThreePeople
Salary: £18000 - £24000 per annum + dep on experience
Posted: 14 hours ago
Slough, Berkshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: £42,000 per annum £42K Circa + Bonus + Bens + Package
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + 10% Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Austin Fraser Limited
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + 10% Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 28,000 - 35,000 + excellent benefits and training
Posted: 6 days ago
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50,000 - 60,000 + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Excellent + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
MJH Personnel Associates
Salary: Excellent + bens
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Bridge Noble
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
London
7digital
Salary: Attractive Basic + Share Options + Benefits
Posted: 20 days ago
Cheshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
BELL MICROSYSTEMS LTD
Salary: £20,000 per annum + bens immediate start
Posted: 27 days ago
Cambridge
ECM Selection Ltd
Salary: to £55k DOE
Posted: 30+ days ago