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 2 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Kernel-Based Virtual Machine (KVM)
Rank 654 654 741
Rank change year-on-year
0 +87
Permanent jobs citing KVM 224 196 121
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.21% 0.20% 0.11%
As % of the System Software category 1.93% 1.95% 1.09%
Number of salaries quoted 176 169 99
Average salary £47,500 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.76% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £32,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -11.11%
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
11609 10028 11124
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 10.76% 9.98% 10.07%
Number of salaries quoted 9682 8595 9645
Average salary £41,000 £42,500 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.52% +3.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-5.06% +5.33%

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 2 September 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 2 September 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
(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 +56 136 £47,500 -5.00% 6
South East -51 47 £42,500 +6.25% 4
East of England -14 26 £55,000 +29.41% 2
North West -21 5 £42,500 +30.76%
Yorkshire -53 5 £30,000 -26.38%
North East - 2 £45,000 -
East Midlands -4 1 £57,500 -23.33%
KVM
UK

KVM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 2 September 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.

1 370 (86.45%) Linux
2 217 (50.70%) MySQL
2 217 (50.70%) VMware
3 212 (49.53%) VMware Infrastructure
4 210 (49.07%) Puppet
5 203 (47.43%) Windows
6 198 (46.26%) Python
7 183 (42.76%) Perl
8 163 (38.08%) Apache
9 158 (36.92%) Opscode Chef
10 151 (35.28%) Ruby
11 143 (33.41%) Bash Shell
12 137 (32.01%) Ubuntu
13 130 (30.37%) Red Hat
14 117 (27.34%) Configuration Management
15 116 (27.10%) DevOps
16 110 (25.70%) TCP/IP
17 109 (25.47%) Cisco
17 109 (25.47%) Xen
18 105 (24.53%) CentOS
18 105 (24.53%) Nagios
19 100 (23.36%) nginx
20 97 (22.66%) UNIX
21 96 (22.43%) Tomcat
22 94 (21.96%) Git (software)
23 93 (21.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
24 91 (21.26%) Agile Software Development
25 90 (21.03%) Shell Script
26 86 (20.09%) HP
26 86 (20.09%) SAN

KVM
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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
1 163 (38.08%) Apache
2 100 (23.36%) nginx
3 96 (22.43%) Tomcat
4 79 (18.46%) OpenStack
5 75 (17.52%) IIS
6 54 (12.62%) WebLogic
7 37 (8.64%) MS Exchange
8 34 (7.94%) Elasticsearch
9 33 (7.71%) Apache Solr
10 31 (7.24%) WebSphere
11 20 (4.67%) Node.js
11 20 (4.67%) CloudStack
12 15 (3.50%) Jetty
13 14 (3.27%) Exchange Server 2007
13 14 (3.27%) Exchange Server 2013
13 14 (3.27%) Exchange Server 2003
13 14 (3.27%) Lync
14 7 (1.64%) SharePoint
15 5 (1.17%) WebSphere Application Server
16 4 (0.93%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 32 (7.48%) MS Excel
2 17 (3.97%) MS Office
3 16 (3.74%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.47%) Summit
2 1 (0.23%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 71 (16.59%) Amazon AWS
2 52 (12.15%) Cloud Computing
3 42 (9.81%) IaaS
4 33 (7.71%) Microsoft Azure
5 32 (7.48%) PaaS
6 16 (3.74%) SaaS
7 7 (1.64%) Amazon EC2
8 5 (1.17%) Amazon ELB
9 4 (0.93%) Joyent
10 2 (0.47%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 110 (25.70%) TCP/IP
2 86 (20.09%) SAN
3 72 (16.82%) Firewall
4 66 (15.42%) DNS
5 52 (12.15%) VPN
6 42 (9.81%) LDAP
7 40 (9.35%) BIG-IP
8 35 (8.18%) Reverse Proxy
9 30 (7.01%) DHCP
10 29 (6.78%) NetScaler
11 28 (6.54%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 28 (6.54%) Internet
12 26 (6.07%) Network Security
13 25 (5.84%) HTTP
14 24 (5.61%) SSL
15 21 (4.91%) VoIP
16 19 (4.44%) SMTP
17 18 (4.21%) Wireless
18 16 (3.74%) SSH
19 15 (3.50%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 217 (50.70%) MySQL
2 79 (18.46%) MongoDB
3 72 (16.82%) PostgreSQL
4 71 (16.59%) SQL Server
5 43 (10.05%) DB2
6 35 (8.18%) Relational Database
7 33 (7.71%) Hadoop
8 27 (6.31%) NoSQL
9 26 (6.07%) RDBMS
10 13 (3.04%) Redis
11 12 (2.80%) Oracle Database
12 11 (2.57%) Oracle Exadata
13 5 (1.17%) Riak
13 5 (1.17%) Big Data
14 2 (0.47%) SQL Server 2005
14 2 (0.47%) SQL Server 2008
15 1 (0.23%) Oracle Reports
15 1 (0.23%) Data Warehouse
15 1 (0.23%) SQL Server 2012
15 1 (0.23%) HBase
Development Applications
1 94 (21.96%) Git (software)
2 81 (18.93%) Subversion
3 53 (12.38%) Jenkins
4 33 (7.71%) TeamCity
5 16 (3.74%) JIRA
6 13 (3.04%) Juju
7 12 (2.80%) GCC
7 12 (2.80%) LLVM
8 7 (1.64%) Maven
9 5 (1.17%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 3 (0.70%) Bugzilla
11 2 (0.47%) Hudson
11 2 (0.47%) Artifactory
12 1 (0.23%) Cucumber
12 1 (0.23%) Bitbucket
12 1 (0.23%) Trac
12 1 (0.23%) Oracle Forms
12 1 (0.23%) Mercurial
General
1 48 (11.21%) Finance
2 31 (7.24%) Music Industry
3 30 (7.01%) Telecoms
4 18 (4.21%) Games
5 17 (3.97%) Law
6 15 (3.50%) Financial Institution
7 10 (2.34%) Advertising
8 8 (1.87%) Legal
9 6 (1.40%) Marketing
10 5 (1.17%) Billing
11 1 (0.23%) Banking
Job Titles
1 194 (45.33%) Administrator
2 160 (37.38%) Systems Administrator
3 157 (36.68%) Linux Administrator
4 111 (25.93%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 42 (9.81%) Linux Engineer
6 33 (7.71%) Systems Engineer
6 33 (7.71%) Operations Engineer
6 33 (7.71%) Web Engineer
7 28 (6.54%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 27 (6.31%) Architect
9 24 (5.61%) Developer
10 20 (4.67%) DevOps Engineer
11 18 (4.21%) Consultant
11 18 (4.21%) Senior Systems Administrator
12 17 (3.97%) Windows Administrator
13 15 (3.50%) Software Engineer
14 14 (3.27%) Solutions Architect
14 14 (3.27%) Senior Linux Administrator
14 14 (3.27%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
15 12 (2.80%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (13.79%) LAMP
2 54 (12.62%) Web Services
3 42 (9.81%) XML
4 41 (9.58%) .NET
5 40 (9.35%) ASP.NET
6 26 (6.07%) JSON
7 13 (3.04%) RESTful
7 13 (3.04%) Django
8 11 (2.57%) WebSphere MQ
8 11 (2.57%) Middleware
9 6 (1.40%) Ruby on Rails
10 3 (0.70%) JMX
10 3 (0.70%) CSS
10 3 (0.70%) HTML
10 3 (0.70%) HornetQ
11 2 (0.47%) Memcached
11 2 (0.47%) J2EE
12 1 (0.23%) Flash
12 1 (0.23%) Java SE
12 1 (0.23%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 75 (17.52%) Open Source
2 49 (11.45%) Computer Science
3 42 (9.81%) Clustering
4 41 (9.58%) Replication
5 31 (7.24%) Blackberry
6 17 (3.97%) Digital Media
7 12 (2.80%) Management Information System
8 11 (2.57%) FlexPod
9 9 (2.10%) Mobile App
9 9 (2.10%) Hedge funds
9 9 (2.10%) IPTV
10 8 (1.87%) Online Games
10 8 (1.87%) LPAR
11 6 (1.40%) Firmware
12 5 (1.17%) Smartphone
12 5 (1.17%) Telematics
13 4 (0.93%) Mobile Games
13 4 (0.93%) Mathematics
14 2 (0.47%) Physics
14 2 (0.47%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 370 (86.45%) Linux
2 203 (47.43%) Windows
3 137 (32.01%) Ubuntu
4 105 (24.53%) CentOS
5 97 (22.66%) UNIX
6 93 (21.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 74 (17.29%) Debian
8 47 (10.98%) Windows Server 2008
9 43 (10.05%) Solaris
10 40 (9.35%) SUSE
11 19 (4.44%) Windows 7
12 18 (4.21%) AIX
13 17 (3.97%) Mac OS X
14 15 (3.50%) HPUX
15 11 (2.57%) zOS
15 11 (2.57%) OS/400
16 8 (1.87%) Windows Server 2012
17 7 (1.64%) OpenBSD
17 7 (1.64%) FreeBSD
18 6 (1.40%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 117 (27.34%) Configuration Management
2 116 (27.10%) DevOps
3 91 (21.26%) Agile Software Development
4 79 (18.46%) ITIL
5 70 (16.36%) Performance Tuning
6 41 (9.58%) Load Balancing
7 33 (7.71%) Build Automation
8 32 (7.48%) Disaster Recovery
9 28 (6.54%) Software Engineering
9 28 (6.54%) Statistical Analysis
10 24 (5.61%) E-Commerce
11 20 (4.67%) Service Management
11 20 (4.67%) Release Management
11 20 (4.67%) Network Monitoring
12 19 (4.44%) Performance Monitoring
12 19 (4.44%) Workflow
13 18 (4.21%) Continuous Integration
14 17 (3.97%) Change Management
14 17 (3.97%) Kalman Filter
15 16 (3.74%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 198 (46.26%) Python
2 183 (42.76%) Perl
3 151 (35.28%) Ruby
4 143 (33.41%) Bash Shell
5 90 (21.03%) Shell Script
6 77 (17.99%) Java
7 74 (17.29%) SQL
8 54 (12.62%) PowerShell
9 40 (9.35%) PHP
10 16 (3.74%) C
11 14 (3.27%) AWK
12 5 (1.17%) VB
12 5 (1.17%) JavaScript
13 4 (0.93%) Korn
14 2 (0.47%) Embedded C
14 2 (0.47%) C++
15 1 (0.23%) VBScript
15 1 (0.23%) sed
Qualifications
1 56 (13.08%) Degree
2 44 (10.28%) Cisco Certification
3 42 (9.81%) CCNA
4 28 (6.54%) RHCE
5 23 (5.37%) CCNP
6 17 (3.97%) Microsoft Certification
7 15 (3.50%) Linux+ Certification
7 15 (3.50%) LPIC
8 14 (3.27%) Sun Certification
8 14 (3.27%) MCSE
9 7 (1.64%) Security Cleared
10 3 (0.70%) PMP
10 3 (0.70%) PMI Certification
10 3 (0.70%) MCSA
11 2 (0.47%) SC Cleared
11 2 (0.47%) DV Cleared
12 1 (0.23%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 1 (0.23%) MCITP
12 1 (0.23%) PhD
12 1 (0.23%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (10.05%) QA
2 18 (4.21%) PCI DSS
3 16 (3.74%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 7 (1.64%) SLA
5 4 (0.93%) ISO 14001
5 4 (0.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (0.93%) COBIT
System Software
1 212 (49.53%) VMware Infrastructure
2 109 (25.47%) Xen
3 75 (17.52%) Hyper-V
4 57 (13.32%) Active Directory
4 57 (13.32%) VMware ESXi
5 47 (10.98%) Varnish
6 40 (9.35%) Samba
7 29 (6.78%) NFS
8 27 (6.31%) Snort
9 25 (5.84%) vSphere
10 24 (5.61%) Postfix
11 16 (3.74%) ISA Server
12 15 (3.50%) Sendmail
12 15 (3.50%) XenServer
13 13 (3.04%) QEMU
14 9 (2.10%) XenApp
15 7 (1.64%) VMware ESX
15 7 (1.64%) RHEV
16 5 (1.17%) Squid
17 4 (0.93%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 210 (49.07%) Puppet
2 158 (36.92%) Opscode Chef
3 105 (24.53%) Nagios
4 70 (16.36%) ZABBIX
5 56 (13.08%) Cacti
5 56 (13.08%) HAProxy
6 49 (11.45%) Salt
7 37 (8.64%) StatsD
7 37 (8.64%) logstash
8 33 (7.71%) Kibana
9 32 (7.48%) Ansible
10 29 (6.78%) CFEngine
11 28 (6.54%) SCCM
12 13 (3.04%) Ganglia
13 12 (2.80%) Tivoli
14 11 (2.57%) Check_MK
15 10 (2.34%) Vagrant
15 10 (2.34%) ARCserve
16 9 (2.10%) Rsyslog
17 5 (1.17%) Munin
Vendors
1 217 (50.70%) VMware
2 130 (30.37%) Red Hat
3 109 (25.47%) Cisco
4 86 (20.09%) HP
5 56 (13.08%) Microsoft
5 56 (13.08%) Oracle
5 56 (13.08%) Juniper
6 45 (10.51%) Citrix
7 44 (10.28%) JBoss
8 40 (9.35%) Sony
9 39 (9.11%) F5
10 38 (8.88%) Dell
11 33 (7.71%) New Relic
12 31 (7.24%) Toshiba
12 31 (7.24%) Apple
13 27 (6.31%) NetApp
14 25 (5.84%) SaltStack
15 19 (4.44%) IBM
16 17 (3.97%) EMC
16 17 (3.97%) ServiceNow
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Posted: 23 hours ago
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