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 2 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Kernel-Based Virtual Machine (KVM)
Rank 540 522 557
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +35
Permanent jobs citing KVM 66 102 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.16% 0.23% 0.13%
As % of the System Software category 1.26% 2.42% 1.39%
Number of salaries quoted 43 79 52
Average salary £65,000 £50,000 £49,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+30.00% +2.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £87,500 £57,500 £74,250
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £45,000 £49,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -8.16%
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
5237 4220 4022
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 12.45% 9.65% 9.13%
Number of salaries quoted 4537 3631 3498
Average salary £47,000 £45,000 £47,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% -4.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -

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 2 March 2015.

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 2 March 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
City of London +7 7 £52,500 +2.43% 3
KVM
England

KVM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, 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.

1 147 (93.63%) Linux
2 113 (71.97%) VMware
3 111 (70.70%) VMware Infrastructure
4 90 (57.32%) Windows
5 75 (47.77%) MySQL
6 74 (47.13%) Xen
7 72 (45.86%) Puppet
8 68 (43.31%) Python
9 63 (40.13%) Ruby
10 56 (35.67%) Cisco
10 56 (35.67%) Bash Shell
11 55 (35.03%) Opscode Chef
12 53 (33.76%) Nagios
12 53 (33.76%) Apache
13 52 (33.12%) Perl
14 46 (29.30%) Java
15 44 (28.03%) Red Hat
15 44 (28.03%) Git (software)
16 43 (27.39%) Tomcat
16 43 (27.39%) TCP/IP
17 42 (26.75%) Solaris
18 39 (24.84%) Agile Software Development
18 39 (24.84%) SAN
19 38 (24.20%) SQL Server
20 37 (23.57%) Configuration Management
20 37 (23.57%) DevOps
21 36 (22.93%) Performance Tuning
22 35 (22.29%) Hyper-V
22 35 (22.29%) Oracle
23 34 (21.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

KVM
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, 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 53 (33.76%) Apache
2 43 (27.39%) Tomcat
3 32 (20.38%) WebSphere
4 31 (19.75%) IIS
5 23 (14.65%) nginx
6 21 (13.38%) OpenStack
7 16 (10.19%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 16 (10.19%) Oracle Coherence
7 16 (10.19%) WebLogic
8 11 (7.01%) Jetty
9 9 (5.73%) Apache Solr
9 9 (5.73%) Elasticsearch
10 8 (5.10%) CloudStack
11 7 (4.46%) MS Exchange
11 7 (4.46%) JBoss
12 4 (2.55%) Exchange Server 2013
13 3 (1.91%) Lync
13 3 (1.91%) Node.js
14 1 (0.64%) MQSeries
14 1 (0.64%) Drupal
Applications
1 7 (4.46%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.27%) Stata
2 2 (1.27%) Mathematica
Business Applications
1 4 (2.55%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 18 (11.46%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (10.83%) IaaS
3 12 (7.64%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (7.64%) Cloud Computing
4 8 (5.10%) PaaS
5 7 (4.46%) SaaS
6 6 (3.82%) Google Cloud Platform
7 5 (3.18%) Amazon EC2
8 3 (1.91%) Route 53
9 1 (0.64%) GitHub
9 1 (0.64%) Joyent
Communications & Networking
1 43 (27.39%) TCP/IP
2 39 (24.84%) SAN
3 32 (20.38%) Firewall
4 24 (15.29%) HTTP
5 21 (13.38%) NAS
6 20 (12.74%) iSCSI
7 18 (11.46%) LAN
7 18 (11.46%) WAN
7 18 (11.46%) Fibre Channel
7 18 (11.46%) Multicast
8 16 (10.19%) FCoE
9 13 (8.28%) DHCP
9 13 (8.28%) Cisco ASA
10 12 (7.64%) DNS
11 10 (6.37%) VPN
12 8 (5.10%) LDAP
13 6 (3.82%) SSH
14 5 (3.18%) Wireshark
14 5 (3.18%) tcpdump
15 4 (2.55%) OpenVPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 75 (47.77%) MySQL
2 38 (24.20%) SQL Server
3 34 (21.66%) MongoDB
4 32 (20.38%) PostgreSQL
5 14 (8.92%) Hadoop
6 13 (8.28%) DB2
7 12 (7.64%) Data Warehouse
8 9 (5.73%) RDBMS
8 9 (5.73%) Oracle Exadata
8 9 (5.73%) Oracle Database
8 9 (5.73%) Relational Database
9 7 (4.46%) NoSQL
9 7 (4.46%) MariaDB
10 4 (2.55%) Big Data
10 4 (2.55%) HBase
11 3 (1.91%) OLTP
11 3 (1.91%) Oracle OLAP
11 3 (1.91%) OLAP
12 2 (1.27%) Redis
13 1 (0.64%) Riak
Development Applications
1 44 (28.03%) Git (software)
2 31 (19.75%) Subversion
3 24 (15.29%) Jenkins
4 8 (5.10%) TeamCity
5 6 (3.82%) Maven
6 3 (1.91%) Hudson
6 3 (1.91%) Artifactory
7 2 (1.27%) LabVIEW
8 1 (0.64%) Bugzilla
8 1 (0.64%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 1 (0.64%) Mercurial
8 1 (0.64%) CMake
8 1 (0.64%) Trac
General
1 32 (20.38%) Finance
2 9 (5.73%) Law
3 7 (4.46%) Telecoms
4 5 (3.18%) Automotive
5 3 (1.91%) Music Industry
6 2 (1.27%) Advertising
6 2 (1.27%) Banking
7 1 (0.64%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 59 (37.58%) Administrator
2 41 (26.11%) Linux Administrator
3 39 (24.84%) Architect
4 38 (24.20%) Systems Administrator
5 34 (21.66%) Infrastructure Architect
6 25 (15.92%) Solutions Architect
7 24 (15.29%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
8 21 (13.38%) DevOps Engineer
8 21 (13.38%) Linux Systems Administrator
9 18 (11.46%) Systems Engineer
9 18 (11.46%) Linux Engineer
10 17 (10.83%) Linux DevOps Engineer
11 12 (7.64%) Lead Solutions Architect
11 12 (7.64%) Lead Architect
12 8 (5.10%) Consultant
13 6 (3.82%) UNIX Engineer
13 6 (3.82%) Network Administrator
13 6 (3.82%) Senior UNIX Engineer
13 6 (3.82%) Senior DevOps Engineer
14 5 (3.18%) Senior Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (17.20%) LAMP
2 26 (16.56%) Middleware
3 20 (12.74%) Web Services
4 16 (10.19%) Ruby on Rails
5 10 (6.37%) .NET
6 9 (5.73%) WebSphere MQ
7 8 (5.10%) ASP.NET
7 8 (5.10%) JMX
7 8 (5.10%) HornetQ
8 7 (4.46%) XML
9 5 (3.18%) HTML
10 4 (2.55%) Spring
10 4 (2.55%) XSLT
10 4 (2.55%) Rendezvous
11 2 (1.27%) SOAP
11 2 (1.27%) Django
11 2 (1.27%) libvirt
11 2 (1.27%) REST
12 1 (0.64%) RESTful
12 1 (0.64%) Sphinx
Miscellaneous
1 26 (16.56%) Open Source
2 19 (12.10%) Computer Science
3 16 (10.19%) Replication
4 11 (7.01%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (5.73%) FlexPod
5 9 (5.73%) Clustering
6 8 (5.10%) Blackberry
6 8 (5.10%) Data Structures
7 5 (3.18%) BBC
8 4 (2.55%) EqualLogic
8 4 (2.55%) Digital Media
9 3 (1.91%) PKI
10 2 (1.27%) Mobile App
10 2 (1.27%) Enterprise Storage
11 1 (0.64%) Mobile Payment
11 1 (0.64%) Handset
11 1 (0.64%) Management Information System
11 1 (0.64%) Tandem
11 1 (0.64%) Online Gambling
11 1 (0.64%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 147 (93.63%) Linux
2 90 (57.32%) Windows
3 42 (26.75%) Solaris
4 34 (21.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 28 (17.83%) UNIX
6 27 (17.20%) Ubuntu
7 24 (15.29%) Debian
8 16 (10.19%) SUSE
9 13 (8.28%) CentOS
10 11 (7.01%) AIX
11 10 (6.37%) Windows Server 2008
12 9 (5.73%) HPUX
12 9 (5.73%) OS/400
12 9 (5.73%) zOS
13 3 (1.91%) Fedora
13 3 (1.91%) Amazon Linux
13 3 (1.91%) Scientific Linux
14 2 (1.27%) Windows Server 2012
14 2 (1.27%) OpenBSD
15 1 (0.64%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (24.84%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (23.57%) Configuration Management
2 37 (23.57%) DevOps
3 36 (22.93%) Performance Tuning
4 17 (10.83%) Benchmarking
5 15 (9.55%) Load Balancing
5 15 (9.55%) ITIL
6 14 (8.92%) E-Commerce
7 10 (6.37%) Mentoring
8 9 (5.73%) Coaching
8 9 (5.73%) Infrastructure Management
8 9 (5.73%) Business Continuity
8 9 (5.73%) Web Services Management
9 8 (5.10%) Continuous Integration
9 8 (5.10%) Build Automation
10 7 (4.46%) Line Management
11 6 (3.82%) Release Management
11 6 (3.82%) Project Management
12 5 (3.18%) OOP
12 5 (3.18%) OO
Programming Languages
1 68 (43.31%) Python
2 63 (40.13%) Ruby
3 56 (35.67%) Bash Shell
4 52 (33.12%) Perl
5 46 (29.30%) Java
6 26 (16.56%) PHP
7 25 (15.92%) Shell Script
8 22 (14.01%) SQL
9 15 (9.55%) PowerShell
10 7 (4.46%) JavaScript
11 5 (3.18%) C++
12 4 (2.55%) AWK
12 4 (2.55%) C
12 4 (2.55%) sed
13 2 (1.27%) C#
13 2 (1.27%) VBScript
13 2 (1.27%) MATLAB
14 1 (0.64%) Fortran
14 1 (0.64%) Assembly Language
14 1 (0.64%) Haskell
Qualifications
1 25 (15.92%) Degree
2 15 (9.55%) CCNA
2 15 (9.55%) Cisco Certification
3 9 (5.73%) RHCE
4 8 (5.10%) RHCSA
5 6 (3.82%) Linux+ Certification
5 6 (3.82%) LPIC
6 4 (2.55%) MCITP
6 4 (2.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 4 (2.55%) VCP4
6 4 (2.55%) PMP
6 4 (2.55%) PMI Certification
6 4 (2.55%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (2.55%) MCSE
6 4 (2.55%) MCSA
7 2 (1.27%) Postgraduate
8 1 (0.64%) VCP5
8 1 (0.64%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (9.55%) QA
2 4 (2.55%) ISO 14001
2 4 (2.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (2.55%) COBIT
3 2 (1.27%) SLA
System Software
1 111 (70.70%) VMware Infrastructure
2 74 (47.13%) Xen
3 35 (22.29%) Hyper-V
4 26 (16.56%) NFS
5 17 (10.83%) XenServer
5 17 (10.83%) Snort
6 16 (10.19%) SRDF
7 15 (9.55%) Varnish
8 9 (5.73%) Samba
9 8 (5.10%) Postfix
10 7 (4.46%) Active Directory
10 7 (4.46%) Oracle RAC
11 6 (3.82%) Sendmail
12 3 (1.91%) Firmware
12 3 (1.91%) vSphere
12 3 (1.91%) VMware ESXi
12 3 (1.91%) RHEV
13 2 (1.27%) oVirt
13 2 (1.27%) vCloud
13 2 (1.27%) QEMU
Systems Management
1 72 (45.86%) Puppet
2 55 (35.03%) Opscode Chef
3 53 (33.76%) Nagios
4 20 (12.74%) Cacti
5 19 (12.10%) HAProxy
6 15 (9.55%) ZABBIX
7 14 (8.92%) Graphite
8 11 (7.01%) Ansible
9 10 (6.37%) logstash
9 10 (6.37%) StatsD
10 9 (5.73%) Tivoli
11 8 (5.10%) Kibana
12 7 (4.46%) Salt
13 5 (3.18%) SCCM
13 5 (3.18%) Red Hat Spacewalk
14 4 (2.55%) SCOM
15 3 (1.91%) BladeLogic
15 3 (1.91%) Vagrant
15 3 (1.91%) Munin
15 3 (1.91%) yum
Vendors
1 113 (71.97%) VMware
2 56 (35.67%) Cisco
3 44 (28.03%) Red Hat
4 35 (22.29%) Oracle
5 32 (20.38%) NetApp
6 30 (19.11%) HP
6 30 (19.11%) IBM
6 30 (19.11%) EMC
7 24 (15.29%) Microsoft
8 22 (14.01%) Juniper
9 16 (10.19%) Intel
10 14 (8.92%) BMC
11 13 (8.28%) Riverbed
12 11 (7.01%) Brocade
13 10 (6.37%) ProCurve
13 10 (6.37%) Dell
14 9 (5.73%) CA
14 9 (5.73%) CheckPoint
14 9 (5.73%) Symantec
14 9 (5.73%) Rackspace
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Search Consultancy
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Interquest - ITQ Financial - Tunbridge Wells
Salary: £42000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits package
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
JWResource
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Hayes, Middlesex
Rackspace
Salary: Competitive + Bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £60000.00 - £70000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago