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

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Kernel-Based Virtual Machine (KVM)
Rank 550 514 552
Rank change year-on-year
-36 +38
Permanent jobs citing KVM 63 99 72
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.15% 0.23% 0.16%
As % of the System Software category 1.25% 2.36% 1.74%
Number of salaries quoted 40 81 67
Average salary £60,000 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £87,500 £67,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £44,000 £49,000
% change year-on-year
+19.31% -10.20%
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
5049 4200 4128
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 12.17% 9.94% 9.20%
Number of salaries quoted 4421 3625 3622
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -1.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £29,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.59% -3.75%

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 30 January 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 30 January 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 +8 11 £48,750 -2.50%
KVM
England

KVM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

1 173 (97.74%) Linux
2 134 (75.71%) VMware
2 134 (75.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 113 (63.84%) Windows
4 112 (63.28%) MySQL
5 98 (55.37%) Puppet
6 90 (50.85%) Python
6 90 (50.85%) Ruby
7 80 (45.20%) Xen
8 79 (44.63%) Nagios
9 74 (41.81%) Opscode Chef
10 72 (40.68%) Perl
11 68 (38.42%) Apache
11 68 (38.42%) Cisco
11 68 (38.42%) Bash Shell
12 66 (37.29%) Git (software)
13 60 (33.90%) TCP/IP
14 50 (28.25%) Red Hat
14 50 (28.25%) Tomcat
14 50 (28.25%) MongoDB
15 49 (27.68%) DevOps
15 49 (27.68%) SQL Server
16 47 (26.55%) Ubuntu
17 46 (25.99%) Subversion
17 46 (25.99%) PostgreSQL
17 46 (25.99%) HP
18 45 (25.42%) Configuration Management
18 45 (25.42%) Java
19 44 (24.86%) Performance Tuning
20 42 (23.73%) nginx

KVM
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 68 (38.42%) Apache
2 50 (28.25%) Tomcat
3 42 (23.73%) nginx
4 36 (20.34%) IIS
5 29 (16.38%) WebSphere
6 25 (14.12%) WebLogic
7 21 (11.86%) OpenStack
8 17 (9.60%) Jetty
9 16 (9.04%) Apache Solr
10 15 (8.47%) Elasticsearch
11 14 (7.91%) JBoss
12 11 (6.21%) MS Exchange
13 10 (5.65%) CloudStack
14 9 (5.08%) Oracle Coherence
14 9 (5.08%) Oracle HTTP Server
15 7 (3.95%) Lync
16 6 (3.39%) Node.js
17 4 (2.26%) Exchange Server 2013
18 1 (0.56%) Drupal
18 1 (0.56%) MQSeries
Applications
1 11 (6.21%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.13%) Mathematica
2 2 (1.13%) Stata
Business Applications
1 1 (0.56%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 27 (15.25%) Amazon AWS
2 24 (13.56%) Cloud Computing
3 23 (12.99%) IaaS
4 17 (9.60%) Microsoft Azure
5 15 (8.47%) PaaS
6 7 (3.95%) SaaS
7 6 (3.39%) Google Cloud Platform
8 5 (2.82%) Amazon EC2
9 4 (2.26%) Joyent
10 3 (1.69%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 60 (33.90%) TCP/IP
2 35 (19.77%) Firewall
3 34 (19.21%) SAN
4 17 (9.60%) Cisco ASA
4 17 (9.60%) NAS
5 16 (9.04%) DHCP
6 15 (8.47%) HTTP
7 11 (6.21%) iSCSI
7 11 (6.21%) LAN
7 11 (6.21%) WAN
7 11 (6.21%) Fibre Channel
7 11 (6.21%) Multicast
8 10 (5.65%) DNS
8 10 (5.65%) LDAP
9 9 (5.08%) SSH
9 9 (5.08%) VPN
9 9 (5.08%) FCoE
10 7 (3.95%) BIG-IP
10 7 (3.95%) SSL
11 5 (2.82%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 112 (63.28%) MySQL
2 50 (28.25%) MongoDB
3 49 (27.68%) SQL Server
4 46 (25.99%) PostgreSQL
5 20 (11.30%) Hadoop
5 20 (11.30%) DB2
6 11 (6.21%) RDBMS
6 11 (6.21%) Oracle Exadata
6 11 (6.21%) Oracle Database
6 11 (6.21%) Relational Database
7 8 (4.52%) Data Warehouse
8 7 (3.95%) MariaDB
9 4 (2.26%) NoSQL
9 4 (2.26%) Riak
10 3 (1.69%) Oracle OLAP
10 3 (1.69%) OLTP
10 3 (1.69%) OLAP
11 2 (1.13%) Redis
12 1 (0.56%) BigTable
12 1 (0.56%) HBase
Development Applications
1 66 (37.29%) Git (software)
2 46 (25.99%) Subversion
3 36 (20.34%) Jenkins
4 15 (8.47%) TeamCity
5 5 (2.82%) Maven
6 3 (1.69%) Juju
6 3 (1.69%) Artifactory
6 3 (1.69%) Hudson
7 2 (1.13%) LabVIEW
8 1 (0.56%) Bugzilla
8 1 (0.56%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 1 (0.56%) Trac
8 1 (0.56%) Mercurial
General
1 21 (11.86%) Finance
2 13 (7.34%) Law
3 10 (5.65%) Music Industry
4 7 (3.95%) Telecoms
5 6 (3.39%) Advertising
6 5 (2.82%) Automotive
7 2 (1.13%) Games
8 1 (0.56%) Electronics
8 1 (0.56%) Banking
Job Titles
1 84 (47.46%) Administrator
2 62 (35.03%) Linux Administrator
3 55 (31.07%) Systems Administrator
4 34 (19.21%) Architect
5 31 (17.51%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 29 (16.38%) Infrastructure Architect
7 20 (11.30%) Solutions Architect
8 19 (10.73%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
9 18 (10.17%) Linux Engineer
10 16 (9.04%) DevOps Engineer
11 15 (8.47%) Systems Engineer
12 12 (6.78%) Linux DevOps Engineer
12 12 (6.78%) Operations Engineer
13 10 (5.65%) Windows Administrator
14 9 (5.08%) Web Engineer
15 8 (4.52%) Lead Solutions Architect
15 8 (4.52%) Lead Architect
16 7 (3.95%) Cisco Administrator
16 7 (3.95%) Network Administrator
17 6 (3.39%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (22.60%) LAMP
2 25 (14.12%) Web Services
3 21 (11.86%) Middleware
4 19 (10.73%) Ruby on Rails
5 17 (9.60%) .NET
6 15 (8.47%) ASP.NET
7 11 (6.21%) XML
7 11 (6.21%) WebSphere MQ
8 10 (5.65%) HornetQ
8 10 (5.65%) JMX
9 5 (2.82%) Django
10 4 (2.26%) RESTful
10 4 (2.26%) Spring
11 3 (1.69%) JSON
12 2 (1.13%) REST
12 2 (1.13%) libvirt
12 2 (1.13%) HTML
12 2 (1.13%) SOAP
13 1 (0.56%) Rendezvous
13 1 (0.56%) VXML
Miscellaneous
1 32 (18.08%) Open Source
2 22 (12.43%) Computer Science
3 17 (9.60%) Replication
4 15 (8.47%) Blackberry
5 11 (6.21%) Clustering
5 11 (6.21%) Digital Media
5 11 (6.21%) FlexPod
6 8 (4.52%) Data Structures
7 7 (3.95%) Analytical Skills
8 5 (2.82%) BBC
9 3 (1.69%) PKI
9 3 (1.69%) IPTV
9 3 (1.69%) Mobile App
10 2 (1.13%) Enterprise Storage
10 2 (1.13%) EqualLogic
11 1 (0.56%) Online Gambling
11 1 (0.56%) Handset
11 1 (0.56%) Mobile Games
11 1 (0.56%) Management Information System
11 1 (0.56%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 173 (97.74%) Linux
2 113 (63.84%) Windows
3 47 (26.55%) Ubuntu
4 37 (20.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 37 (20.90%) Solaris
5 36 (20.34%) Debian
6 27 (15.25%) UNIX
7 24 (13.56%) CentOS
8 23 (12.99%) SUSE
9 17 (9.60%) Windows Server 2008
10 13 (7.34%) AIX
11 11 (6.21%) HPUX
11 11 (6.21%) OS/400
11 11 (6.21%) zOS
12 3 (1.69%) Fedora
12 3 (1.69%) Amazon Linux
13 2 (1.13%) Scientific Linux
13 2 (1.13%) Windows Server 2012
13 2 (1.13%) OpenBSD
14 1 (0.56%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (27.68%) DevOps
2 45 (25.42%) Configuration Management
3 44 (24.86%) Performance Tuning
4 41 (23.16%) Agile Software Development
5 20 (11.30%) ITIL
6 18 (10.17%) Load Balancing
7 15 (8.47%) Build Automation
8 12 (6.78%) Mentoring
8 12 (6.78%) Web Services Management
9 11 (6.21%) Business Continuity
9 11 (6.21%) Coaching
9 11 (6.21%) Infrastructure Management
10 10 (5.65%) Benchmarking
10 10 (5.65%) E-Commerce
11 8 (4.52%) Project Management
12 7 (3.95%) Line Management
13 6 (3.39%) Service Delivery
13 6 (3.39%) PRINCE2
13 6 (3.39%) Release Management
13 6 (3.39%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 90 (50.85%) Python
1 90 (50.85%) Ruby
2 72 (40.68%) Perl
3 68 (38.42%) Bash Shell
4 45 (25.42%) Java
5 36 (20.34%) Shell Script
6 32 (18.08%) PHP
7 27 (15.25%) SQL
8 17 (9.60%) PowerShell
9 5 (2.82%) JavaScript
10 4 (2.26%) sed
10 4 (2.26%) C
10 4 (2.26%) C++
10 4 (2.26%) AWK
11 2 (1.13%) C#
11 2 (1.13%) VBScript
11 2 (1.13%) MATLAB
12 1 (0.56%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 29 (16.38%) Degree
2 19 (10.73%) CCNA
2 19 (10.73%) Cisco Certification
3 10 (5.65%) RHCSA
3 10 (5.65%) RHCE
4 8 (4.52%) LPIC
4 8 (4.52%) Linux+ Certification
5 6 (3.39%) PMP
5 6 (3.39%) PMI Certification
6 3 (1.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (1.13%) Postgraduate
7 2 (1.13%) MCSE
7 2 (1.13%) MCSA
7 2 (1.13%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (1.13%) MCITP
8 1 (0.56%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (11.30%) QA
2 4 (2.26%) SLA
System Software
1 134 (75.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 80 (45.20%) Xen
3 32 (18.08%) Hyper-V
4 28 (15.82%) Snort
5 24 (13.56%) NFS
6 21 (11.86%) Varnish
7 18 (10.17%) XenServer
8 16 (9.04%) Samba
9 10 (5.65%) Postfix
10 9 (5.08%) SRDF
11 8 (4.52%) Sendmail
12 7 (3.95%) Active Directory
13 5 (2.82%) vSphere
14 4 (2.26%) Oracle RAC
15 3 (1.69%) Firmware
15 3 (1.69%) RHEV
15 3 (1.69%) Ceph
15 3 (1.69%) VMware ESXi
16 2 (1.13%) vCloud
16 2 (1.13%) oVirt
Systems Management
1 98 (55.37%) Puppet
2 79 (44.63%) Nagios
3 74 (41.81%) Opscode Chef
4 36 (20.34%) Cacti
5 30 (16.95%) ZABBIX
6 29 (16.38%) HAProxy
7 21 (11.86%) Graphite
8 17 (9.60%) logstash
8 17 (9.60%) StatsD
9 15 (8.47%) Kibana
10 13 (7.34%) Ansible
11 11 (6.21%) Tivoli
12 9 (5.08%) SCCM
13 7 (3.95%) Salt
13 7 (3.95%) Check_MK
13 7 (3.95%) CFEngine
14 6 (3.39%) Munin
15 5 (2.82%) Red Hat Spacewalk
16 3 (1.69%) BladeLogic
16 3 (1.69%) yum
Vendors
1 134 (75.71%) VMware
2 68 (38.42%) Cisco
3 50 (28.25%) Red Hat
4 46 (25.99%) HP
5 35 (19.77%) Oracle
6 33 (18.64%) Juniper
7 28 (15.82%) Microsoft
8 25 (14.12%) IBM
8 25 (14.12%) EMC
9 23 (12.99%) NetApp
10 17 (9.60%) Riverbed
11 16 (9.04%) BMC
11 16 (9.04%) Sony
12 15 (8.47%) Dell
12 15 (8.47%) New Relic
13 13 (7.34%) ProCurve
14 11 (6.21%) Brocade
14 11 (6.21%) CA
14 11 (6.21%) CheckPoint
14 11 (6.21%) Symantec
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