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 18 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Kernel-Based Virtual Machine (KVM)
Rank 673 765 793
Rank change year-on-year
+92 +28
Permanent jobs citing KVM 231 91 104
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.20% 0.087% 0.088%
As % of the System Software category 2.04% 0.91% 1.02%
Number of salaries quoted 177 73 86
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 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-12.00% +33.33%
System Software Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
11348 10022 10207
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 10.04% 9.63% 8.62%
Number of salaries quoted 9562 8454 8852
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 £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +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 18 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 18 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 +23 118 £52,500 +10.52% 4
East of England +29 55 £43,750 -9.79% 2
South East +5 43 £44,000 -12.00% 3
East Midlands - 6 £24,000 -
South West - 4 - -
North West -6 2 - - 1
West Midlands - 2 £53,500 -
Yorkshire -42 1 £80,000 +33.33%
KVM
UK

KVM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 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.

1 361 (86.78%) Linux
2 201 (48.32%) Puppet
3 181 (43.51%) VMware
4 172 (41.35%) Windows
5 169 (40.63%) Opscode Chef
6 165 (39.66%) VMware Infrastructure
7 158 (37.98%) MySQL
8 143 (34.38%) UNIX
9 140 (33.65%) Apache
10 138 (33.17%) Python
11 137 (32.93%) Perl
12 128 (30.77%) SAN
13 124 (29.81%) Red Hat
14 120 (28.85%) TCP/IP
15 108 (25.96%) Bash Shell
16 106 (25.48%) Firewall
17 94 (22.60%) Configuration Management
17 94 (22.60%) CentOS
18 93 (22.36%) Ubuntu
19 90 (21.63%) Java
20 89 (21.39%) DNS
21 86 (20.67%) VPN
22 84 (20.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
23 83 (19.95%) Tomcat
24 82 (19.71%) ITIL
25 81 (19.47%) Hyper-V
26 80 (19.23%) Xen
26 80 (19.23%) Agile Software Development
27 79 (18.99%) Debian
28 77 (18.51%) SQL

KVM
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 18 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 (33.65%) Apache
2 83 (19.95%) Tomcat
3 59 (14.18%) IIS
4 52 (12.50%) OpenStack
5 44 (10.58%) nginx
6 34 (8.17%) MS Exchange
7 28 (6.73%) Drupal
8 25 (6.01%) WebSphere
8 25 (6.01%) CloudStack
9 19 (4.57%) WebLogic
10 15 (3.61%) Exchange Server 2013
11 13 (3.13%) Apache Solr
12 12 (2.88%) Exchange Server 2007
12 12 (2.88%) Exchange Server 2003
12 12 (2.88%) Elasticsearch
13 8 (1.92%) SharePoint
14 7 (1.68%) Jetty
15 5 (1.20%) Lync
16 4 (0.96%) BizTalk Server
16 4 (0.96%) CMS
Applications
1 38 (9.13%) MS Excel
2 10 (2.40%) MS Visio
3 9 (2.16%) MS Office
4 1 (0.24%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 12 (2.88%) Summit
2 1 (0.24%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 64 (15.38%) Amazon AWS
2 32 (7.69%) Cloud Computing
3 25 (6.01%) IaaS
4 21 (5.05%) Amazon EC2
5 15 (3.61%) SaaS
6 14 (3.37%) Microsoft Azure
7 13 (3.13%) PaaS
8 7 (1.68%) Rackspace Cloud
8 7 (1.68%) Amazon S3
8 7 (1.68%) GitHub
8 7 (1.68%) Google Apps
9 1 (0.24%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 128 (30.77%) SAN
2 120 (28.85%) TCP/IP
3 106 (25.48%) Firewall
4 89 (21.39%) DNS
5 86 (20.67%) VPN
6 51 (12.26%) Reverse Proxy
7 36 (8.65%) LDAP
8 28 (6.73%) Internet
9 27 (6.49%) HTTP
10 25 (6.01%) NAS
11 22 (5.29%) DHCP
12 19 (4.57%) Network Security
13 14 (3.37%) VoIP
14 13 (3.13%) SSL
15 12 (2.88%) VRRP
15 12 (2.88%) SNMP
15 12 (2.88%) SMTP
16 10 (2.40%) SSH
16 10 (2.40%) iSCSI
16 10 (2.40%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 158 (37.98%) MySQL
2 51 (12.26%) MongoDB
3 48 (11.54%) SQL Server
4 46 (11.06%) PostgreSQL
5 35 (8.41%) NoSQL
6 16 (3.85%) Hadoop
7 15 (3.61%) Oracle Database
8 11 (2.64%) Relational Database
9 10 (2.40%) Redis
10 9 (2.16%) RDBMS
11 7 (1.68%) DB2
12 4 (0.96%) Informix
12 4 (0.96%) Oracle Database 10g
12 4 (0.96%) Oracle Database 11g
13 3 (0.72%) Oracle Exadata
14 1 (0.24%) Apache Cassandra
14 1 (0.24%) HBase
14 1 (0.24%) MariaDB
14 1 (0.24%) Amazon RDS
14 1 (0.24%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 55 (13.22%) Git (software)
2 52 (12.50%) Jenkins
3 44 (10.58%) Subversion
4 23 (5.53%) Bitbucket
5 18 (4.33%) JIRA
6 12 (2.88%) TeamCity
7 6 (1.44%) Maven
7 6 (1.44%) Mercurial
8 3 (0.72%) Juju
9 2 (0.48%) Trac
9 2 (0.48%) Artifactory
9 2 (0.48%) Hudson
General
1 37 (8.89%) Finance
2 27 (6.49%) Games
3 22 (5.29%) Telecoms
4 17 (4.09%) Law
5 11 (2.64%) Financial Institution
6 10 (2.40%) Music Industry
7 6 (1.44%) Marketing
8 5 (1.20%) Back Office
9 4 (0.96%) Advertising
9 4 (0.96%) Billing
10 3 (0.72%) Banking
11 1 (0.24%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 175 (42.07%) Administrator
2 152 (36.54%) Systems Administrator
3 144 (34.62%) Linux Administrator
4 126 (30.29%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 46 (11.06%) Linux Engineer
6 41 (9.86%) DevOps Engineer
7 29 (6.97%) Developer
8 28 (6.73%) Senior Systems Administrator
9 26 (6.25%) Architect
10 23 (5.53%) Consultant
10 23 (5.53%) Systems Engineer
11 20 (4.81%) Senior Linux Administrator
11 20 (4.81%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
12 19 (4.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 13 (3.13%) Senior Linux Engineer
13 13 (3.13%) UNIX Administrator
14 12 (2.88%) Web Engineer
14 12 (2.88%) Operations Engineer
15 11 (2.64%) UNIX Systems Administrator
16 10 (2.40%) UNIX Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 73 (17.55%) Web Services
2 65 (15.63%) LAMP
3 41 (9.86%) XML
4 31 (7.45%) .NET
5 28 (6.73%) ASP.NET
6 24 (5.77%) REST
7 18 (4.33%) Django
7 18 (4.33%) JSON
8 9 (2.16%) J2EE
8 9 (2.16%) WebSphere MQ
9 7 (1.68%) MCollective
10 6 (1.44%) Ruby on Rails
11 5 (1.20%) RESTful
12 4 (0.96%) Middleware
12 4 (0.96%) Java EE
13 3 (0.72%) jQuery
13 3 (0.72%) Ajax
14 2 (0.48%) CSS
14 2 (0.48%) JMX
14 2 (0.48%) Java SE
Miscellaneous
1 68 (16.35%) Open Source
2 67 (16.11%) Clustering
3 49 (11.78%) Replication
4 39 (9.38%) Computer Science
5 17 (4.09%) Mobile App
6 13 (3.13%) Mathematics
7 12 (2.88%) Digital Media
8 11 (2.64%) Firmware
9 10 (2.40%) Blackberry
10 9 (2.16%) Hedge funds
11 8 (1.92%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 7 (1.68%) Blog
13 6 (1.44%) iPad
14 5 (1.20%) Enterprise Storage
14 5 (1.20%) Online Games
15 4 (0.96%) DTV
15 4 (0.96%) Symmetrix DMX
16 3 (0.72%) FlexPod
16 3 (0.72%) Physics
16 3 (0.72%) Mobile Games
Operating Systems
1 361 (86.78%) Linux
2 172 (41.35%) Windows
3 143 (34.38%) UNIX
4 94 (22.60%) CentOS
5 93 (22.36%) Ubuntu
6 84 (20.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 79 (18.99%) Debian
8 44 (10.58%) Solaris
9 31 (7.45%) Windows Server 2008
10 29 (6.97%) FreeBSD
11 26 (6.25%) SUSE
12 22 (5.29%) AIX
13 13 (3.13%) OpenBSD
14 8 (1.92%) Windows Server 2012
15 5 (1.20%) HPUX
16 3 (0.72%) Windows Server 2003
16 3 (0.72%) Mac OS X
16 3 (0.72%) zOS
16 3 (0.72%) OS/400
16 3 (0.72%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 94 (22.60%) Configuration Management
2 82 (19.71%) ITIL
3 80 (19.23%) Agile Software Development
4 41 (9.86%) Continuous Integration
5 37 (8.89%) Release Management
5 37 (8.89%) Performance Tuning
6 31 (7.45%) Scrum
7 29 (6.97%) Disaster Recovery
8 28 (6.73%) Load Balancing
9 26 (6.25%) E-Commerce
10 25 (6.01%) Service Management
11 24 (5.77%) Performance Analysis
12 23 (5.53%) Identity Management
13 22 (5.29%) Network Monitoring
14 20 (4.81%) Product Management
15 19 (4.57%) High Availability
15 19 (4.57%) OO
16 14 (3.37%) TDD
16 14 (3.37%) Software Engineering
16 14 (3.37%) Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 138 (33.17%) Python
2 137 (32.93%) Perl
3 108 (25.96%) Bash Shell
4 90 (21.63%) Java
5 77 (18.51%) SQL
5 77 (18.51%) Ruby
6 75 (18.03%) PHP
7 68 (16.35%) Shell Script
8 53 (12.74%) PowerShell
9 21 (5.05%) C
10 10 (2.40%) C++
11 7 (1.68%) AWK
12 4 (0.96%) VB
13 3 (0.72%) JavaScript
14 2 (0.48%) Assembly Language
14 2 (0.48%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 66 (15.87%) Degree
2 38 (9.13%) RHCE
3 37 (8.89%) Cisco Certification
4 34 (8.17%) CCNA
5 23 (5.53%) ITIL Certification
6 22 (5.29%) Microsoft Certification
7 21 (5.05%) Sun Certification
7 21 (5.05%) CCNP
8 19 (4.57%) MCSE
9 15 (3.61%) LPIC
9 15 (3.61%) Linux+ Certification
10 3 (0.72%) MCSA
11 2 (0.48%) CCDA
11 2 (0.48%) PMP
11 2 (0.48%) PMI Certification
11 2 (0.48%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 2 (0.48%) CCDE
11 2 (0.48%) SC Cleared
11 2 (0.48%) Security Cleared
11 2 (0.48%) VCDX
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (5.77%) QA
2 13 (3.13%) PCI DSS
3 8 (1.92%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 5 (1.20%) SLA
System Software
1 165 (39.66%) VMware Infrastructure
2 81 (19.47%) Hyper-V
3 80 (19.23%) Xen
4 71 (17.07%) VMware ESXi
5 67 (16.11%) Active Directory
6 31 (7.45%) NFS
7 27 (6.49%) Varnish
8 26 (6.25%) XenServer
9 25 (6.01%) Postfix
10 24 (5.77%) vSphere
10 24 (5.77%) Sendmail
11 22 (5.29%) Samba
12 8 (1.92%) ISA Server
12 8 (1.92%) vCloud
13 6 (1.44%) XenApp
14 5 (1.20%) VirtualBox
14 5 (1.20%) Snort
15 4 (0.96%) Oracle RAC
15 4 (0.96%) XenDesktop
15 4 (0.96%) FreeRADIUS
Systems Management
1 201 (48.32%) Puppet
2 169 (40.63%) Opscode Chef
3 64 (15.38%) Nagios
4 36 (8.65%) HAProxy
5 32 (7.69%) Vagrant
6 31 (7.45%) ZABBIX
7 21 (5.05%) StatsD
8 13 (3.13%) SCCM
8 13 (3.13%) SCOM
9 12 (2.88%) CFEngine
10 11 (2.64%) Cobbler
10 11 (2.64%) Cacti
11 10 (2.40%) Ansible
12 9 (2.16%) Plesk
12 9 (2.16%) collectd
13 8 (1.92%) ARCserve
14 7 (1.68%) Ganglia
15 4 (0.96%) Tivoli
16 3 (0.72%) HP Data Protector
17 1 (0.24%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 181 (43.51%) VMware
2 124 (29.81%) Red Hat
3 59 (14.18%) Cisco
4 51 (12.26%) Microsoft
5 50 (12.02%) HP
6 42 (10.10%) Oracle
7 35 (8.41%) NetApp
8 25 (6.01%) JBoss
9 22 (5.29%) Sun
10 21 (5.05%) IBM
10 21 (5.05%) Juniper
11 19 (4.57%) EMC
12 18 (4.33%) Rackspace
13 17 (4.09%) Dell
14 16 (3.85%) Citrix
15 13 (3.13%) F5
15 13 (3.13%) Google
16 12 (2.88%) New Relic
17 10 (2.40%) Sony
17 10 (2.40%) Toshiba
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + 10% Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 28,000 - 35,000 + excellent benefits and training
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50,000 - 60,000 + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Excellent + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
MJH Personnel Associates
Salary: Excellent + bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: £40,000 per annum £40K Circa + Bonus + Bens + Package
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Bridge Noble
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
Cheshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
BELL MICROSYSTEMS LTD
Salary: £20,000 per annum + bens immediate start
Posted: 24 days ago
Cambridge
ECM Selection Ltd
Salary: to £55k DOE
Posted: 30+ days ago