The table below looks at the statistics for KVM skills in IT jobs advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited KVM over the 3 months to 23 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Kernel-Based Virtual Machine (KVM)
Rank 503 577 571
Rank change year-on-year
+74 -6
Permanent jobs citing KVM 125 40 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.28% 0.089% 0.11%
As % of the System Software category 2.47% 0.92% 1.16%
Number of salaries quoted 102 39 44
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £37,500 £35,750
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £46,250 £42,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+8.82% -10.52%
KVM
England

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

System Software Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
5053 4350 4734
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 11.13% 9.72% 9.87%
Number of salaries quoted 4443 3803 4158
Average salary £46,500 £47,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.06% +4.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £30,000 £28,750
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £39,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -2.50%

KVM
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

KVM Jobs Demand Trend in London

KVM
Salary Trend in London

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

KVM Salary Trend in London

KVM
Salary Histogram in London

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

KVM Salary Histogram in London

KVM
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing KVM within the London region over the 3 months to 23 October 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
City of London +34 22 £45,000 +28.57% 2
KVM
England

KVM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

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

1 236 (95.55%) Linux
2 174 (70.45%) Puppet
3 172 (69.64%) MySQL
4 163 (65.99%) VMware
4 163 (65.99%) VMware Infrastructure
5 148 (59.92%) Python
6 145 (58.70%) Ruby
7 140 (56.68%) Perl
8 128 (51.82%) Windows
9 127 (51.42%) Opscode Chef
10 126 (51.01%) Apache
11 117 (47.37%) Nagios
12 111 (44.94%) Xen
13 109 (44.13%) Bash Shell
14 96 (38.87%) Tomcat
15 93 (37.65%) Ubuntu
16 92 (37.25%) Git (software)
16 92 (37.25%) TCP/IP
17 88 (35.63%) DevOps
18 86 (34.82%) nginx
19 82 (33.20%) Configuration Management
20 80 (32.39%) Red Hat
21 79 (31.98%) Agile Software Development
22 78 (31.58%) Subversion
23 72 (29.15%) Cacti
23 72 (29.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
24 70 (28.34%) Java
24 70 (28.34%) MongoDB
25 69 (27.94%) Cisco
25 69 (27.94%) CentOS

KVM
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, IT jobs across the London 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
1 126 (51.01%) Apache
2 96 (38.87%) Tomcat
3 86 (34.82%) nginx
4 51 (20.65%) WebLogic
5 49 (19.84%) IIS
6 44 (17.81%) JBoss
7 36 (14.57%) OpenStack
8 30 (12.15%) WebSphere
9 28 (11.34%) Apache Solr
9 28 (11.34%) Elasticsearch
10 24 (9.72%) Jetty
11 18 (7.29%) CloudStack
12 14 (5.67%) MS Exchange
13 12 (4.86%) Lync
14 7 (2.83%) Node.js
15 5 (2.02%) WebSphere Application Server
16 3 (1.21%) Exchange Server 2013
17 2 (0.81%) MQSeries
18 1 (0.40%) Oracle HTTP Server
18 1 (0.40%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 15 (6.07%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.81%) Stata
2 2 (0.81%) Mathematica
Business Applications
1 1 (0.40%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 42 (17.00%) Cloud Computing
2 36 (14.57%) Amazon AWS
3 34 (13.77%) IaaS
4 28 (11.34%) PaaS
4 28 (11.34%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (1.62%) Joyent
5 4 (1.62%) SaaS
6 1 (0.40%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.40%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 92 (37.25%) TCP/IP
2 38 (15.38%) BIG-IP
3 34 (13.77%) SAN
4 28 (11.34%) NetScaler
4 28 (11.34%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 23 (9.31%) Firewall
6 22 (8.91%) LDAP
7 14 (5.67%) SSL
8 13 (5.26%) DNS
9 11 (4.45%) SSH
9 11 (4.45%) DHCP
9 11 (4.45%) Cisco ASA
10 10 (4.05%) NAS
11 9 (3.64%) VPN
12 8 (3.24%) HTTP
13 6 (2.43%) tcpdump
14 5 (2.02%) Wireshark
15 4 (1.62%) Reverse Proxy
15 4 (1.62%) Multicast
15 4 (1.62%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 172 (69.64%) MySQL
2 70 (28.34%) MongoDB
3 66 (26.72%) PostgreSQL
4 58 (23.48%) SQL Server
5 40 (16.19%) DB2
6 35 (14.17%) Hadoop
7 17 (6.88%) Relational Database
8 14 (5.67%) NoSQL
9 11 (4.45%) Redis
10 8 (3.24%) Oracle Database
10 8 (3.24%) Oracle Exadata
10 8 (3.24%) RDBMS
11 5 (2.02%) Riak
12 4 (1.62%) Big Data
13 2 (0.81%) MariaDB
14 1 (0.40%) HBase
Development Applications
1 92 (37.25%) Git (software)
2 78 (31.58%) Subversion
3 48 (19.43%) Jenkins
4 28 (11.34%) TeamCity
5 10 (4.05%) Juju
6 3 (1.21%) Maven
6 3 (1.21%) Hudson
6 3 (1.21%) Artifactory
7 2 (0.81%) LabVIEW
7 2 (0.81%) Trac
8 1 (0.40%) JIRA
8 1 (0.40%) Mercurial
General
1 28 (11.34%) Music Industry
2 20 (8.10%) Law
3 15 (6.07%) Finance
4 11 (4.45%) Advertising
5 10 (4.05%) Games
6 4 (1.62%) Financial Institution
7 3 (1.21%) Telecoms
8 2 (0.81%) Marketing
8 2 (0.81%) Banking
Job Titles
1 147 (59.51%) Administrator
2 122 (49.39%) Linux Administrator
3 99 (40.08%) Systems Administrator
4 62 (25.10%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 30 (12.15%) Web Engineer
5 30 (12.15%) Operations Engineer
6 24 (9.72%) Linux Engineer
7 17 (6.88%) Windows Administrator
8 13 (5.26%) Architect
9 12 (4.86%) DevOps Engineer
10 11 (4.45%) Infrastructure Architect
11 9 (3.64%) Senior Systems Administrator
11 9 (3.64%) Solutions Architect
12 8 (3.24%) Developer
12 8 (3.24%) Consultant
13 7 (2.83%) Support Engineer
13 7 (2.83%) Windows Systems Administrator
14 6 (2.43%) Senior Linux Administrator
14 6 (2.43%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
14 6 (2.43%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (25.91%) LAMP
2 29 (11.74%) XML
3 28 (11.34%) .NET
3 28 (11.34%) ASP.NET
4 19 (7.69%) Web Services
5 13 (5.26%) JSON
6 10 (4.05%) Django
6 10 (4.05%) Ruby on Rails
6 10 (4.05%) RESTful
6 10 (4.05%) HornetQ
6 10 (4.05%) JMX
7 9 (3.64%) Middleware
8 8 (3.24%) WebSphere MQ
9 3 (1.21%) Spring
10 2 (0.81%) libvirt
11 1 (0.40%) Java SE
11 1 (0.40%) WebSphere Message Broker
11 1 (0.40%) Apache Flex
11 1 (0.40%) Rendezvous
11 1 (0.40%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 56 (22.67%) Open Source
2 32 (12.96%) Clustering
3 28 (11.34%) Blackberry
4 25 (10.12%) Computer Science
5 16 (6.48%) Digital Media
5 16 (6.48%) Replication
6 8 (3.24%) Mobile App
6 8 (3.24%) FlexPod
7 6 (2.43%) IPTV
8 4 (1.62%) PKI
8 4 (1.62%) Mobile Games
8 4 (1.62%) Analytical Skills
9 3 (1.21%) Online Games
10 2 (0.81%) EqualLogic
10 2 (0.81%) Data Structures
11 1 (0.40%) Enterprise Storage
11 1 (0.40%) Online Gambling
11 1 (0.40%) DTV
11 1 (0.40%) Management Information System
11 1 (0.40%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 236 (95.55%) Linux
2 128 (51.82%) Windows
3 93 (37.65%) Ubuntu
4 72 (29.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 69 (27.94%) CentOS
6 55 (22.27%) Debian
7 35 (14.17%) UNIX
8 34 (13.77%) Solaris
9 33 (13.36%) SUSE
10 30 (12.15%) Windows Server 2008
11 12 (4.86%) AIX
12 8 (3.24%) HPUX
12 8 (3.24%) OS/400
12 8 (3.24%) zOS
13 3 (1.21%) OpenBSD
14 2 (0.81%) Fedora
14 2 (0.81%) Scientific Linux
14 2 (0.81%) Windows Server 2012
15 1 (0.40%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 88 (35.63%) DevOps
2 82 (33.20%) Configuration Management
3 79 (31.98%) Agile Software Development
4 58 (23.48%) ITIL
5 55 (22.27%) Performance Tuning
6 40 (16.19%) Load Balancing
7 28 (11.34%) Statistical Analysis
7 28 (11.34%) Build Automation
8 23 (9.31%) E-Commerce
9 15 (6.07%) Project Management
10 12 (4.86%) Continuous Integration
11 11 (4.45%) Software Engineering
11 11 (4.45%) OOP
11 11 (4.45%) OO
11 11 (4.45%) Mentoring
12 10 (4.05%) Service Delivery
12 10 (4.05%) Problem Management
13 8 (3.24%) Business Continuity
13 8 (3.24%) Disaster Recovery
13 8 (3.24%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 148 (59.92%) Python
2 145 (58.70%) Ruby
3 140 (56.68%) Perl
4 109 (44.13%) Bash Shell
5 70 (28.34%) Java
6 61 (24.70%) Shell Script
7 42 (17.00%) SQL
8 38 (15.38%) PHP
9 20 (8.10%) PowerShell
10 12 (4.86%) AWK
11 6 (2.43%) C
12 4 (1.62%) JavaScript
12 4 (1.62%) Korn
12 4 (1.62%) sed
13 2 (0.81%) C++
13 2 (0.81%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 39 (15.79%) Degree
2 19 (7.69%) RHCE
3 15 (6.07%) Linux+ Certification
3 15 (6.07%) LPIC
4 13 (5.26%) CCNA
4 13 (5.26%) Cisco Certification
5 7 (2.83%) PMP
5 7 (2.83%) PMI Certification
6 4 (1.62%) Sun Certification
7 2 (0.81%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (0.81%) Postgraduate
7 2 (0.81%) MCSE
7 2 (0.81%) MCSA
7 2 (0.81%) MCITP
8 1 (0.40%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (0.40%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (14.98%) QA
2 5 (2.02%) SLA
3 4 (1.62%) ISO 14001
3 4 (1.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (1.62%) COBIT
4 2 (0.81%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 163 (65.99%) VMware Infrastructure
2 111 (44.94%) Xen
3 42 (17.00%) Snort
3 42 (17.00%) Varnish
4 31 (12.55%) Hyper-V
4 31 (12.55%) Samba
5 25 (10.12%) NFS
6 17 (6.88%) Postfix
7 15 (6.07%) Sendmail
8 14 (5.67%) vSphere
9 10 (4.05%) Ceph
9 10 (4.05%) XenServer
10 8 (3.24%) Active Directory
10 8 (3.24%) VMware ESXi
11 5 (2.02%) RHEV
12 4 (1.62%) VMware ESX
13 3 (1.21%) vCloud
14 2 (0.81%) oVirt
14 2 (0.81%) Firmware
15 1 (0.40%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 174 (70.45%) Puppet
2 127 (51.42%) Opscode Chef
3 117 (47.37%) Nagios
4 72 (29.15%) Cacti
5 66 (26.72%) ZABBIX
6 48 (19.43%) HAProxy
7 38 (15.38%) Salt
8 33 (13.36%) Ansible
9 30 (12.15%) logstash
9 30 (12.15%) StatsD
10 28 (11.34%) CFEngine
10 28 (11.34%) Kibana
11 14 (5.67%) SCCM
12 12 (4.86%) Check_MK
13 8 (3.24%) Ganglia
13 8 (3.24%) Tivoli
14 7 (2.83%) Vagrant
14 7 (2.83%) Munin
15 4 (1.62%) YUM
15 4 (1.62%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 163 (65.99%) VMware
2 80 (32.39%) Red Hat
3 69 (27.94%) Cisco
4 59 (23.89%) HP
5 50 (20.24%) Juniper
6 46 (18.62%) Oracle
7 38 (15.38%) Sony
8 33 (13.36%) Citrix
9 30 (12.15%) Microsoft
10 28 (11.34%) Apple
10 28 (11.34%) Dell
10 28 (11.34%) Toshiba
10 28 (11.34%) F5
10 28 (11.34%) New Relic
11 20 (8.10%) SaltStack
12 16 (6.48%) IBM
13 14 (5.67%) EMC
14 13 (5.26%) Rackspace
15 12 (4.86%) BMC
16 11 (4.45%) NetApp
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Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + 10% bonus
Posted: 42 minutes ago
London
Tindall IT Resourcing
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum +Many benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £90,000 per annum + bonus benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
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Salary: From £22,000 to £28,000 per annum
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London
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London
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