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 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Kernel-Based Virtual Machine (KVM)
Rank 759 790 730
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -60
Permanent jobs citing KVM 156 125 178
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.16% 0.13% 0.19%
As % of the System Software category 1.37% 0.99% 1.75%
Number of salaries quoted 141 80 147
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £46,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% +12.90%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £86,750 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-15.00% +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
11413 12600 10185
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 12.06% 12.68% 10.60%
Number of salaries quoted 9738 10730 8475
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,750 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -3.84%

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 8 February 2016.

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 8 February 2016. 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 +36 94 £57,500 -8.00% 11
Yorkshire +23 23 £60,000 +20.00% 4
South East +8 22 £43,750 -16.66% 3
East of England +5 10 £32,500 -45.83% 1
South West 0 3 £40,000 -3.03%
West Midlands - 3 £27,500 -
East Midlands +1 1 £45,000 +20.00% 1
KVM
UK

KVM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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.

1 354 (93.90%) Linux
2 260 (68.97%) VMware
3 256 (67.90%) VMware Infrastructure
4 186 (49.34%) Python
5 179 (47.48%) Bash Shell
6 170 (45.09%) DevOps
7 168 (44.56%) Xen
8 167 (44.30%) Puppet
9 145 (38.46%) Perl
10 142 (37.67%) Amazon AWS
11 137 (36.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 132 (35.01%) Apache
13 127 (33.69%) Red Hat
14 125 (33.16%) MySQL
14 125 (33.16%) CentOS
15 117 (31.03%) Opscode Chef
15 117 (31.03%) Agile Software Development
16 114 (30.24%) Windows
17 110 (29.18%) Java
18 109 (28.91%) LAMP
19 108 (28.65%) Tomcat
20 107 (28.38%) Ansible
21 104 (27.59%) Firewall
22 95 (25.20%) Configuration Management
23 82 (21.75%) TCP/IP
23 82 (21.75%) Data Centre
24 80 (21.22%) OpenStack
25 79 (20.95%) Cisco
26 78 (20.69%) Finance
27 76 (20.16%) Oracle

KVM
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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
1 132 (35.01%) Apache
2 108 (28.65%) Tomcat
3 80 (21.22%) OpenStack
4 62 (16.45%) nginx
5 32 (8.49%) WebSphere
6 18 (4.77%) Exchange Server 2013
7 17 (4.51%) Elasticsearch
7 17 (4.51%) WebLogic
8 16 (4.24%) Oracle Coherence
9 15 (3.98%) IIS
9 15 (3.98%) Oracle HTTP Server
10 12 (3.18%) CloudStack
11 10 (2.65%) Confluence
12 8 (2.12%) Jetty
13 7 (1.86%) JBoss
14 5 (1.33%) MS Exchange
15 3 (0.80%) Apache Solr
15 3 (0.80%) Exchange Server 2010
15 3 (0.80%) Node.js
16 1 (0.27%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 9 (2.39%) MS Office
1 9 (2.39%) MS Visio
2 8 (2.12%) MS Excel
3 2 (0.53%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.27%) GNU Octave
Business Applications
1 14 (3.71%) RMDS
2 1 (0.27%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 142 (37.67%) Amazon AWS
2 26 (6.90%) IaaS
3 21 (5.57%) SaaS
4 17 (4.51%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 15 (3.98%) Cloud Computing
5 15 (3.98%) IBM PureFlex
6 13 (3.45%) PaaS
7 10 (2.65%) Amazon EC2
7 10 (2.65%) Joyent
8 9 (2.39%) Amazon S3
8 9 (2.39%) Google Cloud Platform
9 8 (2.12%) Google App Engine
9 8 (2.12%) HP Helion
10 6 (1.59%) AWS CloudFormation
10 6 (1.59%) Microsoft Azure
11 3 (0.80%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 3 (0.80%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
12 2 (0.53%) Google Apps
13 1 (0.27%) GitHub
13 1 (0.27%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 104 (27.59%) Firewall
2 82 (21.75%) TCP/IP
3 67 (17.77%) DNS
4 55 (14.59%) VPN
5 52 (13.79%) SAN
6 45 (11.94%) NAS
7 40 (10.61%) HTTP
8 39 (10.34%) LDAP
9 36 (9.55%) WAN
10 33 (8.75%) LAN
11 29 (7.69%) iSCSI
12 27 (7.16%) VLAN
13 26 (6.90%) Fibre Channel
14 22 (5.84%) DHCP
15 21 (5.57%) SSL
16 19 (5.04%) Reverse Proxy
17 18 (4.77%) Software-Defined Networking
18 16 (4.24%) FCoE
18 16 (4.24%) Multicast
19 15 (3.98%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 125 (33.16%) MySQL
2 37 (9.81%) SQL Server
3 35 (9.28%) Redis
4 28 (7.43%) PostgreSQL
5 26 (6.90%) MongoDB
6 25 (6.63%) Hadoop
7 18 (4.77%) OpenTSDB
8 17 (4.51%) Oracle Database
9 16 (4.24%) DB2
9 16 (4.24%) HBase
10 15 (3.98%) Oracle Exadata
10 15 (3.98%) RDBMS
10 15 (3.98%) Relational Database
11 9 (2.39%) Big Data
12 6 (1.59%) Apache Cassandra
13 4 (1.06%) NoSQL
13 4 (1.06%) SQL Server 2008
14 3 (0.80%) Amazon RDS
15 1 (0.27%) Apache Hive
15 1 (0.27%) Infinispan
Development Applications
1 71 (18.83%) Jenkins
2 55 (14.59%) Git (software)
3 36 (9.55%) Subversion
4 32 (8.49%) JIRA
5 26 (6.90%) Vagrant
6 16 (4.24%) JConsole
6 16 (4.24%) Maven
7 13 (3.45%) Gradle
7 13 (3.45%) TeamCity
8 12 (3.18%) Ant
8 12 (3.18%) Selenium
9 10 (2.65%) Sonatype Nexus
10 9 (2.39%) Artifactory
10 9 (2.39%) Hudson
11 7 (1.86%) Mercurial
12 4 (1.06%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 1 (0.27%) Cucumber
13 1 (0.27%) GCC
13 1 (0.27%) Gerrit
13 1 (0.27%) GitLab
General
1 78 (20.69%) Finance
2 38 (10.08%) Law
3 30 (7.96%) Games
4 24 (6.37%) Telecoms
5 21 (5.57%) Banking
5 21 (5.57%) Retail
6 18 (4.77%) Online Betting
7 10 (2.65%) Billing
8 9 (2.39%) Marketing
9 4 (1.06%) Advertising
10 3 (0.80%) Legal
11 2 (0.53%) Manufacturing
11 2 (0.53%) Private Banking
11 2 (0.53%) Publishing
12 1 (0.27%) Electronics
12 1 (0.27%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 152 (40.32%) Administrator
2 134 (35.54%) Systems Administrator
3 115 (30.50%) Linux Administrator
4 110 (29.18%) Linux Engineer
5 97 (25.73%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 75 (19.89%) DevOps Engineer
7 70 (18.57%) Linux/Unix DevOps
8 59 (15.65%) Linux DevOps Engineer
9 36 (9.55%) Architect
10 31 (8.22%) Infrastructure Architect
11 30 (7.96%) Senior Linux Administrator
12 29 (7.69%) Solutions Architect
13 27 (7.16%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
14 26 (6.90%) Systems Engineer
15 23 (6.10%) Linux Systems Engineer
16 22 (5.84%) Infrastructure Engineer
16 22 (5.84%) VMWare Administrator
17 20 (5.31%) DevOps Systems Engineer
17 20 (5.31%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
17 20 (5.31%) Senior Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 109 (28.91%) LAMP
2 55 (14.59%) Web Services
3 37 (9.81%) LEMP Stack
4 30 (7.96%) Middleware
5 29 (7.69%) XML
6 26 (6.90%) RabbitMQ
7 17 (4.51%) LAPP Stack
8 15 (3.98%) HTML
8 15 (3.98%) IBM Integration Bus
8 15 (3.98%) WebSphere MQ
8 15 (3.98%) XSLT
9 14 (3.71%) Rendezvous
9 14 (3.71%) Ultra Messaging
10 13 (3.45%) CSS
10 13 (3.45%) JSON
11 7 (1.86%) ActiveMQ
12 6 (1.59%) HornetQ
13 5 (1.33%) JMX
13 5 (1.33%) Kafka
13 5 (1.33%) VCL
Miscellaneous
1 82 (21.75%) Data Centre
2 28 (7.43%) Private Cloud
3 21 (5.57%) Online Games
4 15 (3.98%) Fintech
4 15 (3.98%) FlexPod
4 15 (3.98%) VCE vBlock
5 12 (3.18%) Public Cloud
5 12 (3.18%) Replication
6 10 (2.65%) Clustering
6 10 (2.65%) Hedge funds
7 9 (2.39%) Computer Science
7 9 (2.39%) EMC VMAX
8 7 (1.86%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 5 (1.33%) Management Information System
10 4 (1.06%) Analytical Skills
10 4 (1.06%) Driving Licence
11 2 (0.53%) Grid Computing
11 2 (0.53%) Mathematics
11 2 (0.53%) PlayStation
11 2 (0.53%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 354 (93.90%) Linux
2 137 (36.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 125 (33.16%) CentOS
4 114 (30.24%) Windows
5 54 (14.32%) Solaris
6 53 (14.06%) Unix
7 46 (12.20%) Windows Server
8 33 (8.75%) Ubuntu
9 25 (6.63%) AIX
9 25 (6.63%) SUSE
10 24 (6.37%) HPUX
11 21 (5.57%) Debian
12 20 (5.31%) Fedora
13 15 (3.98%) OS/400
13 15 (3.98%) zOS
14 14 (3.71%) Windows Server 2012
15 12 (3.18%) Windows Server 2008
16 10 (2.65%) SmartOS
17 2 (0.53%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
18 1 (0.27%) CoreOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 170 (45.09%) DevOps
2 117 (31.03%) Agile Software Development
3 95 (25.20%) Configuration Management
4 68 (18.04%) Continuous Integration
5 52 (13.79%) Disaster Recovery
6 47 (12.47%) High Availability
7 45 (11.94%) Continuous Delivery
7 45 (11.94%) E-Commerce
8 27 (7.16%) Performance Tuning
9 26 (6.90%) Mentoring
9 26 (6.90%) Open Source
10 24 (6.37%) Load Balancing
10 24 (6.37%) Network Design
11 22 (5.84%) Project Management
11 22 (5.84%) Server Building
12 20 (5.31%) ITIL
12 20 (5.31%) Kanban
12 20 (5.31%) Patch Management
12 20 (5.31%) Software Engineering
13 17 (4.51%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 186 (49.34%) Python
2 179 (47.48%) Bash Shell
3 145 (38.46%) Perl
4 110 (29.18%) Java
5 73 (19.36%) Shell Script
6 55 (14.59%) Ruby
6 55 (14.59%) SQL
7 38 (10.08%) PHP
8 29 (7.69%) JavaScript
9 25 (6.63%) AWK
10 10 (2.65%) C
11 9 (2.39%) Clojure
11 9 (2.39%) Korn
11 9 (2.39%) Scala
12 6 (1.59%) PowerShell
13 5 (1.33%) C++
14 4 (1.06%) T-SQL
15 3 (0.80%) C#
16 1 (0.27%) MATLAB
16 1 (0.27%) VB
Qualifications
1 29 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
2 28 (7.43%) CCNA
3 23 (6.10%) Degree
4 9 (2.39%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 7 (1.86%) RHCE
6 6 (1.59%) CCNP
7 5 (1.33%) PMI Certification
7 5 (1.33%) PMP
8 4 (1.06%) LPIC
9 3 (0.80%) RHCSA
10 2 (0.53%) CCIE
10 2 (0.53%) MCSE
10 2 (0.53%) Microsoft Certification
10 2 (0.53%) Security Cleared
11 1 (0.27%) CCDE
11 1 (0.27%) CCSP
11 1 (0.27%) CEH
11 1 (0.27%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 1 (0.27%) VCAP
11 1 (0.27%) VCDX
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (3.18%) QA
2 6 (1.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (1.33%) COBIT
3 5 (1.33%) ISO 14001
4 3 (0.80%) SLA
5 2 (0.53%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.27%) 21 CFR Part 11
6 1 (0.27%) JTAG
6 1 (0.27%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 256 (67.90%) VMware Infrastructure
2 168 (44.56%) Xen
3 68 (18.04%) Docker
4 49 (13.00%) NFS
5 46 (12.20%) Hyper-V
6 39 (10.34%) Active Directory
7 29 (7.69%) LXC
8 20 (5.31%) QEMU
8 20 (5.31%) RHEV
8 20 (5.31%) XenServer
9 18 (4.77%) Samba
10 17 (4.51%) vSphere
11 16 (4.24%) SRDF
12 15 (3.98%) iptables
12 15 (3.98%) Oracle RAC
13 10 (2.65%) Corosync
13 10 (2.65%) VMware ESX
14 9 (2.39%) Firmware
14 9 (2.39%) Varnish
15 8 (2.12%) Squid
Systems Management
1 167 (44.30%) Puppet
2 117 (31.03%) Opscode Chef
3 107 (28.38%) Ansible
4 72 (19.10%) Nagios
5 36 (9.55%) Zenoss
6 26 (6.90%) ZABBIX
7 22 (5.84%) yum
8 18 (4.77%) Packer
8 18 (4.77%) Riemann
9 17 (4.51%) Tivoli
10 16 (4.24%) Graphite
11 15 (3.98%) Cacti
11 15 (3.98%) Salt
12 13 (3.45%) logstash
13 12 (3.18%) Munin
13 12 (3.18%) Oracle ZFS
14 10 (2.65%) Pacemaker
15 7 (1.86%) CFEngine
15 7 (1.86%) OpenNMS
16 6 (1.59%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 260 (68.97%) VMware
2 127 (33.69%) Red Hat
3 79 (20.95%) Cisco
4 76 (20.16%) Oracle
5 56 (14.85%) NetApp
6 45 (11.94%) Microsoft
7 41 (10.88%) EMC
8 39 (10.34%) HP
9 35 (9.28%) Citrix
10 34 (9.02%) Percona
11 33 (8.75%) IBM
12 24 (6.37%) CA
13 23 (6.10%) Intel
13 23 (6.10%) Juniper
14 18 (4.77%) Sybase
15 16 (4.24%) Symantec
16 15 (3.98%) BMC
16 15 (3.98%) Brocade
16 15 (3.98%) CheckPoint
17 14 (3.71%) DataSynapse
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £70000 - £85000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
First Point
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Bens + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent career progression
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + bonus, benefits + training
Posted: 6 days ago
Salford, Lancashire
Premier IT
Salary: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £55000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + Full Bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £60,000 + benefits + options
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Marcus Donald People
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Robert Half
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare, Life Cover
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
First Point
Salary: £40000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Reigate
Talent Point
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Brighton
Talent Point
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
City of London
Arrows Group Ltd
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + bonus & benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Fareham
Spectrum IT
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 21 days ago
East London
Talent Point
Salary: £50000.00 - £70000.00 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago