The table below looks at the statistics for KVM skills in IT jobs advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited KVM over the 3 months to 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Kernel-Based Virtual Machine (KVM)
Rank 190 175 198
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +23
Permanent jobs citing KVM 12 3 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.28% 0.080% 0.023%
As % of the System Software category 2.55% 1.00% 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 1 3 1
Average salary £29,000 £52,500 £100,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-44.76% -47.50%
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £42,500 £49,000
% change year-on-year
+23.52% -13.26%
KVM
North West

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

System Software Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
471 300 370
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 11.10% 7.99% 8.49%
Number of salaries quoted 410 264 323
Average salary £34,000 £30,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,000 £22,650
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

KVM
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

KVM Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

KVM
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

KVM Salary Trend in Manchester

KVM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT jobs across the Manchester 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 18 (94.74%) Solaris
1 18 (94.74%) Linux
1 18 (94.74%) Red Hat
2 17 (89.47%) VMware
3 16 (84.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 16 (84.21%) Windows
3 16 (84.21%) Oracle
4 15 (78.95%) SQL Server
4 15 (78.95%) DB2
4 15 (78.95%) WebLogic
4 15 (78.95%) AIX
4 15 (78.95%) HPUX
4 15 (78.95%) zOS
4 15 (78.95%) CheckPoint
4 15 (78.95%) WebSphere MQ
4 15 (78.95%) Tivoli
4 15 (78.95%) HP
4 15 (78.95%) EMC
4 15 (78.95%) Juniper
4 15 (78.95%) SAN
4 15 (78.95%) BMC
4 15 (78.95%) CA
4 15 (78.95%) NetApp
4 15 (78.95%) OS/400
4 15 (78.95%) RDBMS
4 15 (78.95%) Cisco
4 15 (78.95%) IBM
4 15 (78.95%) Microsoft
4 15 (78.95%) Hyper-V
4 15 (78.95%) Brocade

KVM
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT jobs across the Manchester 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 15 (78.95%) WebLogic
1 15 (78.95%) WebSphere
2 3 (15.79%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 15 (78.95%) SAN
2 2 (10.53%) LDAP
3 1 (5.26%) SMTP
3 1 (5.26%) DHCP
3 1 (5.26%) HTTP
3 1 (5.26%) Kerberos
3 1 (5.26%) DNS
3 1 (5.26%) IMAP
3 1 (5.26%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (78.95%) SQL Server
1 15 (78.95%) DB2
1 15 (78.95%) RDBMS
1 15 (78.95%) Oracle Exadata
1 15 (78.95%) Oracle Database
1 15 (78.95%) Relational Database
2 3 (15.79%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 15 (78.95%) Solutions Architect
1 15 (78.95%) Architect
1 15 (78.95%) Infrastructure Architect
1 15 (78.95%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
2 2 (10.53%) Linux Engineer
3 1 (5.26%) Linux Administrator
3 1 (5.26%) Junior
3 1 (5.26%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (5.26%) Administrator
3 1 (5.26%) UNIX Systems Administrator
3 1 (5.26%) UNIX Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (78.95%) WebSphere MQ
1 15 (78.95%) Middleware
2 1 (5.26%) HTML
2 1 (5.26%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 15 (78.95%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 18 (94.74%) Solaris
1 18 (94.74%) Linux
2 16 (84.21%) Windows
2 16 (84.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 15 (78.95%) AIX
3 15 (78.95%) HPUX
3 15 (78.95%) OS/400
3 15 (78.95%) zOS
3 15 (78.95%) SUSE
4 3 (15.79%) UNIX
4 3 (15.79%) CentOS
5 1 (5.26%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (78.95%) Business Continuity
1 15 (78.95%) Infrastructure Management
1 15 (78.95%) Mentoring
1 15 (78.95%) Coaching
2 1 (5.26%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 4 (21.05%) Shell Script
2 3 (15.79%) Perl
3 2 (10.53%) Python
4 1 (5.26%) JavaScript
4 1 (5.26%) SQL
4 1 (5.26%) Bash Shell
System Software
1 15 (78.95%) VMware Infrastructure
1 15 (78.95%) Hyper-V
2 1 (5.26%) Sendmail
2 1 (5.26%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (5.26%) Dovecot
2 1 (5.26%) VirtualBox
2 1 (5.26%) NFS
2 1 (5.26%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.26%) Samba
2 1 (5.26%) Squid
Systems Management
1 15 (78.95%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 18 (94.74%) Red Hat
2 17 (89.47%) VMware
3 16 (84.21%) Oracle
4 15 (78.95%) Cisco
4 15 (78.95%) IBM
4 15 (78.95%) Microsoft
4 15 (78.95%) HP
4 15 (78.95%) EMC
4 15 (78.95%) Juniper
4 15 (78.95%) BMC
4 15 (78.95%) CA
4 15 (78.95%) NetApp
4 15 (78.95%) Brocade
4 15 (78.95%) CheckPoint
4 15 (78.95%) Symantec