The table below looks at the statistics 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 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Kernel-Based Virtual Machine (KVM)
Rank 713 663 761
Rank change year-on-year
-50 +98
Permanent jobs citing KVM 118 181 99
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.12% 0.19% 0.096%
As % of the System Software category 0.98% 1.79% 0.96%
Number of salaries quoted 71 153 85
Average salary £52,500 £45,000 £49,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £37,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £82,000 £66,250 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £44,000 £49,000
% change year-on-year
+19.31% -10.20%
KVM
UK

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

System Software Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
12068 10104 10316
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 12.24% 10.42% 10.03%
Number of salaries quoted 10333 8435 8840
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.59% -3.75%

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 January 2015.

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 January 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -45 58 £61,250 +22.50% 13
South East -51 28 £52,500 +19.31% 7
North West +4 13 £40,000 -23.80%
Yorkshire - 11 £50,000 - 1
East of England -25 5 £52,500 +31.25% 3
South West -7 3 - - 1
KVM
UK

KVM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, 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.

1 306 (92.73%) Linux
2 224 (67.88%) VMware
3 218 (66.06%) VMware Infrastructure
4 180 (54.55%) Windows
5 178 (53.94%) MySQL
6 159 (48.18%) Puppet
7 153 (46.36%) Python
8 132 (40.00%) Perl
9 118 (35.76%) Bash Shell
10 117 (35.45%) Ruby
11 112 (33.94%) Nagios
11 112 (33.94%) Opscode Chef
12 111 (33.64%) Apache
13 109 (33.03%) Cisco
14 108 (32.73%) Red Hat
15 99 (30.00%) Xen
16 86 (26.06%) SQL Server
16 86 (26.06%) DevOps
17 83 (25.15%) HP
18 82 (24.85%) Ubuntu
19 80 (24.24%) Git (software)
20 78 (23.64%) nginx
21 77 (23.33%) TCP/IP
22 76 (23.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
23 73 (22.12%) Configuration Management
24 70 (21.21%) Agile Software Development
25 68 (20.61%) SAN
26 66 (20.00%) Open Source
27 65 (19.70%) UNIX
28 63 (19.09%) Solaris

KVM
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, 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
1 111 (33.64%) Apache
2 78 (23.64%) nginx
3 59 (17.88%) Tomcat
4 56 (16.97%) IIS
5 51 (15.45%) OpenStack
6 48 (14.55%) WebSphere
7 47 (14.24%) WebLogic
8 21 (6.36%) Jetty
9 17 (5.15%) JBoss
9 17 (5.15%) Apache Solr
9 17 (5.15%) Elasticsearch
10 14 (4.24%) Node.js
10 14 (4.24%) MS Exchange
11 11 (3.33%) CloudStack
12 9 (2.73%) Lync
13 8 (2.42%) Oracle Coherence
13 8 (2.42%) Oracle HTTP Server
14 4 (1.21%) Exchange Server 2013
15 3 (0.91%) Drupal
16 2 (0.61%) EPiServer CMS
Applications
1 26 (7.88%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.61%) MS Office
2 2 (0.61%) Stata
2 2 (0.61%) Mathematica
Business Applications
1 1 (0.30%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 44 (13.33%) Amazon AWS
2 26 (7.88%) Cloud Computing
2 26 (7.88%) IaaS
3 18 (5.45%) Microsoft Azure
4 17 (5.15%) PaaS
5 11 (3.33%) SaaS
6 9 (2.73%) Amazon EC2
7 5 (1.52%) Amazon ELB
7 5 (1.52%) Google Cloud Platform
8 4 (1.21%) Joyent
9 3 (0.91%) Route 53
10 1 (0.30%) Google Apps
10 1 (0.30%) Office 365
10 1 (0.30%) Terremark
Communications & Networking
1 77 (23.33%) TCP/IP
2 68 (20.61%) SAN
3 48 (14.55%) Firewall
4 35 (10.61%) DHCP
5 33 (10.00%) DNS
6 30 (9.09%) HTTP
7 21 (6.36%) NAS
8 20 (6.06%) Internet
9 17 (5.15%) VPN
9 17 (5.15%) Cisco ASA
10 14 (4.24%) VoIP
11 13 (3.94%) LDAP
12 12 (3.64%) iSCSI
12 12 (3.64%) SSL
13 11 (3.33%) BIG-IP
14 10 (3.03%) Fibre Channel
14 10 (3.03%) Multicast
14 10 (3.03%) LAN
14 10 (3.03%) WAN
15 9 (2.73%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 178 (53.94%) MySQL
2 86 (26.06%) SQL Server
3 62 (18.79%) PostgreSQL
4 60 (18.18%) MongoDB
5 41 (12.42%) DB2
5 41 (12.42%) Relational Database
6 38 (11.52%) RDBMS
7 30 (9.09%) Oracle Database
7 30 (9.09%) Oracle Exadata
8 24 (7.27%) Hadoop
9 9 (2.73%) NoSQL
10 7 (2.12%) Data Warehouse
10 7 (2.12%) MariaDB
11 4 (1.21%) Redis
11 4 (1.21%) Riak
12 3 (0.91%) OLTP
12 3 (0.91%) OLAP
12 3 (0.91%) Oracle OLAP
13 2 (0.61%) Big Data
13 2 (0.61%) HBase
Development Applications
1 80 (24.24%) Git (software)
2 52 (15.76%) Subversion
3 51 (15.45%) Jenkins
4 19 (5.76%) Maven
5 16 (4.85%) TeamCity
6 12 (3.64%) LLVM
6 12 (3.64%) GCC
6 12 (3.64%) Hudson
6 12 (3.64%) Artifactory
7 7 (2.12%) Bugzilla
7 7 (2.12%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 5 (1.52%) JIRA
9 4 (1.21%) Juju
10 2 (0.61%) Bitbucket
10 2 (0.61%) LabVIEW
11 1 (0.30%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 1 (0.30%) Trac
11 1 (0.30%) Cucumber
11 1 (0.30%) Mercurial
General
1 36 (10.91%) Finance
2 22 (6.67%) Telecoms
3 14 (4.24%) Law
4 11 (3.33%) Music Industry
5 8 (2.42%) Advertising
6 6 (1.82%) Retail
7 5 (1.52%) Automotive
8 4 (1.21%) Legal
8 4 (1.21%) Games
9 2 (0.61%) Marketing
9 2 (0.61%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.61%) Banking
Job Titles
1 135 (40.91%) Administrator
2 103 (31.21%) Systems Administrator
3 96 (29.09%) Linux Administrator
4 63 (19.09%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 58 (17.58%) Architect
6 52 (15.76%) Infrastructure Architect
7 46 (13.94%) Linux Engineer
8 38 (11.52%) Solutions Architect
9 37 (11.21%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
10 31 (9.39%) Systems Engineer
10 31 (9.39%) DevOps Engineer
11 23 (6.97%) Linux DevOps Engineer
12 19 (5.76%) Support Engineer
13 16 (4.85%) Linux Support
14 13 (3.94%) Linux Support Engineer
15 12 (3.64%) Operations Engineer
15 12 (3.64%) Senior Systems Administrator
16 11 (3.33%) Windows Administrator
16 11 (3.33%) Software Engineer
17 10 (3.03%) Web Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (13.64%) LAMP
2 42 (12.73%) Web Services
3 38 (11.52%) Middleware
4 30 (9.09%) WebSphere MQ
5 19 (5.76%) Ruby on Rails
6 18 (5.45%) XML
6 18 (5.45%) .NET
7 16 (4.85%) ASP.NET
8 10 (3.03%) Django
8 10 (3.03%) HornetQ
8 10 (3.03%) JMX
9 6 (1.82%) JSON
10 5 (1.52%) REST
11 4 (1.21%) RESTful
11 4 (1.21%) Spring
12 3 (0.91%) SOAP
12 3 (0.91%) libvirt
13 2 (0.61%) HTML
13 2 (0.61%) Ajax
14 1 (0.30%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 66 (20.00%) Open Source
2 49 (14.85%) Computer Science
3 30 (9.09%) FlexPod
4 29 (8.79%) Replication
5 17 (5.15%) Analytical Skills
6 16 (4.85%) Blackberry
6 16 (4.85%) Clustering
7 12 (3.64%) Digital Media
8 8 (2.42%) Mathematics
8 8 (2.42%) Data Structures
9 7 (2.12%) IPTV
10 5 (1.52%) Smartphone
10 5 (1.52%) BBC
10 5 (1.52%) Telematics
10 5 (1.52%) Physics
11 4 (1.21%) LPAR
11 4 (1.21%) Mobile App
12 3 (0.91%) PKI
13 2 (0.61%) EqualLogic
13 2 (0.61%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 306 (92.73%) Linux
2 180 (54.55%) Windows
3 82 (24.85%) Ubuntu
4 76 (23.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 65 (19.70%) UNIX
6 63 (19.09%) Solaris
7 50 (15.15%) Debian
8 46 (13.94%) CentOS
9 45 (13.64%) SUSE
10 37 (11.21%) AIX
11 31 (9.39%) Windows Server 2008
12 30 (9.09%) OS/400
12 30 (9.09%) HPUX
12 30 (9.09%) zOS
13 17 (5.15%) Windows 7
14 15 (4.55%) FreeBSD
15 14 (4.24%) Mac OS X
16 11 (3.33%) OpenBSD
16 11 (3.33%) Android
17 6 (1.82%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (26.06%) DevOps
2 73 (22.12%) Configuration Management
3 70 (21.21%) Agile Software Development
4 61 (18.48%) Performance Tuning
5 33 (10.00%) ITIL
6 31 (9.39%) Mentoring
7 30 (9.09%) Infrastructure Management
7 30 (9.09%) Coaching
7 30 (9.09%) Business Continuity
8 24 (7.27%) Continuous Integration
8 24 (7.27%) Load Balancing
9 16 (4.85%) Build Automation
10 15 (4.55%) Software Engineering
11 12 (3.64%) Problem Management
11 12 (3.64%) Capacity Planning
11 12 (3.64%) E-Commerce
11 12 (3.64%) UML
11 12 (3.64%) Workflow
11 12 (3.64%) Web Services Management
12 11 (3.33%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 153 (46.36%) Python
2 132 (40.00%) Perl
3 118 (35.76%) Bash Shell
4 117 (35.45%) Ruby
5 58 (17.58%) Java
5 58 (17.58%) PHP
6 56 (16.97%) Shell Script
7 32 (9.70%) SQL
8 27 (8.18%) PowerShell
9 6 (1.82%) JavaScript
10 5 (1.52%) AWK
11 4 (1.21%) sed
11 4 (1.21%) C
11 4 (1.21%) C++
12 2 (0.61%) VBScript
12 2 (0.61%) MATLAB
13 1 (0.30%) Embedded C
13 1 (0.30%) C#
Qualifications
1 43 (13.03%) Degree
2 23 (6.97%) CCNA
2 23 (6.97%) Cisco Certification
3 18 (5.45%) RHCE
4 16 (4.85%) RHCSA
5 9 (2.73%) Linux+ Certification
5 9 (2.73%) LPIC
6 8 (2.42%) Security Cleared
7 6 (1.82%) PMP
7 6 (1.82%) PMI Certification
8 5 (1.52%) CCNP
9 3 (0.91%) ITIL Certification
9 3 (0.91%) Microsoft Certification
9 3 (0.91%) MCSE
10 2 (0.61%) SC Cleared
10 2 (0.61%) DV Cleared
10 2 (0.61%) MCSA
10 2 (0.61%) Postgraduate
10 2 (0.61%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 2 (0.61%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (8.79%) QA
2 14 (4.24%) SLA
3 1 (0.30%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 218 (66.06%) VMware Infrastructure
2 99 (30.00%) Xen
3 61 (18.48%) Hyper-V
4 30 (9.09%) Snort
4 30 (9.09%) NFS
5 27 (8.18%) Varnish
6 21 (6.36%) Active Directory
7 18 (5.45%) XenServer
7 18 (5.45%) Samba
8 15 (4.55%) QEMU
9 12 (3.64%) Postfix
9 12 (3.64%) VMware ESXi
10 11 (3.33%) Ceph
10 11 (3.33%) Sendmail
11 9 (2.73%) LXC
12 8 (2.42%) SRDF
13 7 (2.12%) vSphere
14 4 (1.21%) Oracle RAC
14 4 (1.21%) XenApp
14 4 (1.21%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 159 (48.18%) Puppet
2 112 (33.94%) Nagios
2 112 (33.94%) Opscode Chef
3 42 (12.73%) Cacti
4 41 (12.42%) ZABBIX
5 33 (10.00%) HAProxy
6 30 (9.09%) Tivoli
7 24 (7.27%) Graphite
8 20 (6.06%) logstash
8 20 (6.06%) Ansible
9 19 (5.76%) StatsD
10 16 (4.85%) Kibana
11 12 (3.64%) Check_MK
12 11 (3.33%) Salt
12 11 (3.33%) cPanel
12 11 (3.33%) Webmin
12 11 (3.33%) Plesk
12 11 (3.33%) SCCM
13 10 (3.03%) CFEngine
14 7 (2.12%) Munin
Vendors
1 224 (67.88%) VMware
2 109 (33.03%) Cisco
3 108 (32.73%) Red Hat
4 83 (25.15%) HP
5 61 (18.48%) Oracle
6 56 (16.97%) Juniper
7 50 (15.15%) Microsoft
8 49 (14.85%) NetApp
9 47 (14.24%) IBM
10 45 (13.64%) EMC
11 35 (10.61%) BMC
12 30 (9.09%) Brocade
12 30 (9.09%) CA
12 30 (9.09%) Symantec
12 30 (9.09%) CheckPoint
13 29 (8.79%) Citrix
14 25 (7.58%) Dell
15 19 (5.76%) Sony
16 17 (5.15%) Riverbed
17 16 (4.85%) New Relic
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 1 hour ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40000 Per Annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Engage PSG
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + standard market benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £55k - 65k per year
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £55k - 65k per year
Posted: Yesterday
London
People Source
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits and Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
London
People Source
Salary: £45000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits and Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 28,000 - 33,000 depending on skills
Posted: 2 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
X4 Group
Salary: £35k - 40k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Optimus Search
Salary: £55,000 - £65,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: From £70,000 to £100,000 per annum + benefits and bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 55,000 - 65,000 + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum Bonus Medical Pension
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £60000.00 - £70000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £41000 - £42000 per annum + £1,200 DV allowance
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Oxford, South East, United Kingdom
Oxford Asset Management
Salary: Competitive salary
Posted: 8 days ago