The table below looks at the statistics for KVM skills in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited KVM over the 3 months to 27 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Kernel-Based Virtual Machine (KVM)
Rank 237 243 240
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -3
Permanent jobs citing KVM 14 4 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.21% 0.056% 0.041%
As % of the System Software category 2.12% 0.57% 0.49%
Number of salaries quoted 3 4 1
Average salary £34,000 £19,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+78.94% -41.53%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +21.42%
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 North West region.

System Software Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
660 702 607
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 10.05% 9.86% 8.30%
Number of salaries quoted 511 584 504
Average salary £37,500 £33,027 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.54% -11.92%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -1.31%

KVM
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

KVM Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

KVM
Salary Trend in the North West

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

KVM Salary Trend in the North West

KVM
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing KVM across the North West region over the 3 months to 27 July 2015.

KVM Salary Histogram in the North West

KVM
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing KVM within the North West region over the 3 months to 27 July 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
Manchester +12 13 £34,000 +78.94% 3
Merseyside - 1 £67,500 -
KVM
England

KVM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 July 2015, IT jobs across the North West 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 27 (100.00%) Linux
2 26 (96.30%) VMware
3 25 (92.59%) Oracle
3 25 (92.59%) Red Hat
3 25 (92.59%) VMware Infrastructure
4 24 (88.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 24 (88.89%) Oracle Database
4 24 (88.89%) Mentoring
4 24 (88.89%) Windows
4 24 (88.89%) Solaris
4 24 (88.89%) EMC
5 23 (85.19%) Middleware
5 23 (85.19%) Symantec
5 23 (85.19%) SUSE
5 23 (85.19%) Business Continuity
5 23 (85.19%) Brocade
5 23 (85.19%) WebSphere
5 23 (85.19%) WebSphere Message Broker
5 23 (85.19%) AIX
5 23 (85.19%) HPUX
5 23 (85.19%) SQL Server
5 23 (85.19%) DB2
5 23 (85.19%) WebLogic
5 23 (85.19%) zOS
5 23 (85.19%) CheckPoint
5 23 (85.19%) WebSphere MQ
5 23 (85.19%) Tivoli
5 23 (85.19%) Juniper
5 23 (85.19%) SAN
5 23 (85.19%) BMC

KVM
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 27 July 2015, IT jobs across the North West 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 23 (85.19%) WebSphere
1 23 (85.19%) WebLogic
2 3 (11.11%) Apache
2 3 (11.11%) OpenStack
3 2 (7.41%) nginx
4 1 (3.70%) Tomcat
4 1 (3.70%) Joomla!
4 1 (3.70%) Jetty
4 1 (3.70%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 23 (85.19%) IBM PureFlex
2 2 (7.41%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (85.19%) SAN
2 2 (7.41%) Firewall
2 2 (7.41%) DNS
3 1 (3.70%) SSL
3 1 (3.70%) VoIP
3 1 (3.70%) Network Security
3 1 (3.70%) Asterisk PBX
3 1 (3.70%) OpenVPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (88.89%) Oracle Database
2 23 (85.19%) Relational Database
2 23 (85.19%) SQL Server
2 23 (85.19%) DB2
2 23 (85.19%) RDBMS
2 23 (85.19%) Oracle Exadata
3 2 (7.41%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (7.41%) MySQL
4 1 (3.70%) MongoDB
4 1 (3.70%) Big Data
4 1 (3.70%) Couchbase
4 1 (3.70%) MariaDB
4 1 (3.70%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 23 (85.19%) Architect
1 23 (85.19%) Solutions Architect
1 23 (85.19%) Infrastructure Architect
1 23 (85.19%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
2 2 (7.41%) Systems Engineer
2 2 (7.41%) Linux Systems Engineer
3 1 (3.70%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (3.70%) Monitoring Engineer
3 1 (3.70%) Senior DevOps Engineer
3 1 (3.70%) DevOps Administrator
3 1 (3.70%) Senior Systems Administrator
3 1 (3.70%) Linux Engineer
3 1 (3.70%) Senior Linux Engineer
3 1 (3.70%) Senior Systems Engineer
3 1 (3.70%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (85.19%) WebSphere Message Broker
1 23 (85.19%) WebSphere MQ
1 23 (85.19%) Middleware
2 1 (3.70%) LAMP
2 1 (3.70%) Web Services
2 1 (3.70%) Memcached
2 1 (3.70%) Kafka
2 1 (3.70%) Alternative PHP Cache
Miscellaneous
1 23 (85.19%) FlexPod
1 23 (85.19%) Data Centre
2 1 (3.70%) Replication
2 1 (3.70%) Clustering
2 1 (3.70%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 27 (100.00%) Linux
2 24 (88.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 24 (88.89%) Windows
2 24 (88.89%) Solaris
3 23 (85.19%) AIX
3 23 (85.19%) HPUX
3 23 (85.19%) OS/400
3 23 (85.19%) zOS
3 23 (85.19%) SUSE
4 2 (7.41%) Ubuntu
4 2 (7.41%) CentOS
5 1 (3.70%) FreeBSD
5 1 (3.70%) Debian
5 1 (3.70%) OpenBSD
5 1 (3.70%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (88.89%) Mentoring
2 23 (85.19%) Coaching
2 23 (85.19%) Converged Infrastructure
2 23 (85.19%) Infrastructure Management
2 23 (85.19%) Business Continuity
3 2 (7.41%) Load Balancing
4 1 (3.70%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (3.70%) E-Commerce
4 1 (3.70%) Configuration Management
4 1 (3.70%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 3 (11.11%) Python
2 2 (7.41%) Ruby
2 2 (7.41%) Bash Shell
2 2 (7.41%) PHP
3 1 (3.70%) Perl
Qualifications
1 1 (3.70%) HND
1 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (3.70%) A+ Certification
1 1 (3.70%) MCTS
1 1 (3.70%) Degree
System Software
1 25 (92.59%) VMware Infrastructure
2 23 (85.19%) Hyper-V
3 2 (7.41%) Varnish
3 2 (7.41%) Ceph
4 1 (3.70%) GlusterFS
4 1 (3.70%) iptables
4 1 (3.70%) NFS
4 1 (3.70%) VMware ESX
4 1 (3.70%) Xen
4 1 (3.70%) Dovecot
4 1 (3.70%) Openswan
4 1 (3.70%) SpamAssassin
4 1 (3.70%) OpenSIPS
4 1 (3.70%) Corosync
4 1 (3.70%) Docker
4 1 (3.70%) Postfix
4 1 (3.70%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 23 (85.19%) Tivoli
2 2 (7.41%) Nagios
2 2 (7.41%) Puppet
3 1 (3.70%) Red Hat Spacewalk
3 1 (3.70%) HAProxy
3 1 (3.70%) Ansible
3 1 (3.70%) logstash
3 1 (3.70%) Opsview
3 1 (3.70%) Rsyslog
3 1 (3.70%) Bacula
3 1 (3.70%) cPanel
3 1 (3.70%) Pacemaker
3 1 (3.70%) Cacti
3 1 (3.70%) Munin
3 1 (3.70%) Plesk
3 1 (3.70%) yum
Vendors
1 26 (96.30%) VMware
2 25 (92.59%) Red Hat
2 25 (92.59%) Oracle
3 24 (88.89%) EMC
4 23 (85.19%) Juniper
4 23 (85.19%) BMC
4 23 (85.19%) CA
4 23 (85.19%) NetApp
4 23 (85.19%) Cisco
4 23 (85.19%) IBM
4 23 (85.19%) Microsoft
4 23 (85.19%) HP
4 23 (85.19%) CheckPoint
4 23 (85.19%) Symantec
4 23 (85.19%) Brocade
5 1 (3.70%) SolarWinds
5 1 (3.70%) Percona
5 1 (3.70%) Dell Compellent
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