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

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Kernel-Based Virtual Machine (KVM)
Rank 227 235 247
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +12
Permanent jobs citing KVM 11 3 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.18% 0.044% 0.069%
As % of the System Software category 1.83% 0.46% 0.95%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 3
Average salary - £19,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -62.00%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -15.00%
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
601 659 524
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 9.86% 9.76% 7.25%
Number of salaries quoted 468 521 412
Average salary £34,500 £35,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.42% -2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- -2.59%

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
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 22 May 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 +25 11 - -
KVM
England

KVM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 25 (100.00%) Solaris
2 24 (96.00%) Linux
2 24 (96.00%) Oracle
2 24 (96.00%) Red Hat
2 24 (96.00%) VMware
2 24 (96.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (88.00%) Brocade
3 22 (88.00%) WebSphere
3 22 (88.00%) WebSphere Message Broker
3 22 (88.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 22 (88.00%) Hyper-V
3 22 (88.00%) Business Continuity
3 22 (88.00%) SUSE
3 22 (88.00%) zOS
3 22 (88.00%) CheckPoint
3 22 (88.00%) WebSphere MQ
3 22 (88.00%) Tivoli
3 22 (88.00%) Middleware
3 22 (88.00%) Symantec
3 22 (88.00%) Cisco
3 22 (88.00%) IBM
3 22 (88.00%) Microsoft
3 22 (88.00%) HP
3 22 (88.00%) EMC
3 22 (88.00%) Juniper
3 22 (88.00%) SAN
3 22 (88.00%) BMC
3 22 (88.00%) CA
3 22 (88.00%) NetApp
3 22 (88.00%) SQL Server

KVM
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 22 (88.00%) WebSphere
1 22 (88.00%) WebLogic
2 2 (8.00%) nginx
2 2 (8.00%) Apache
2 2 (8.00%) Tomcat
2 2 (8.00%) OpenStack
Communications & Networking
1 22 (88.00%) SAN
2 2 (8.00%) Asterisk PBX
2 2 (8.00%) Network Security
2 2 (8.00%) Firewall
2 2 (8.00%) VoIP
2 2 (8.00%) SSL
2 2 (8.00%) DNS
2 2 (8.00%) OpenVPN
3 1 (4.00%) LDAP
3 1 (4.00%) IMAP
3 1 (4.00%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (88.00%) SQL Server
1 22 (88.00%) DB2
1 22 (88.00%) RDBMS
1 22 (88.00%) Oracle Exadata
1 22 (88.00%) Relational Database
1 22 (88.00%) Oracle Database
2 2 (8.00%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (8.00%) MySQL
Job Titles
1 22 (88.00%) Infrastructure Architect
1 22 (88.00%) Solutions Architect
1 22 (88.00%) Architect
1 22 (88.00%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
2 2 (8.00%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (4.00%) Linux Systems Engineer
3 1 (4.00%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (4.00%) Senior Systems Engineer
3 1 (4.00%) UNIX Systems Administrator
3 1 (4.00%) UNIX Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (88.00%) WebSphere Message Broker
1 22 (88.00%) WebSphere MQ
1 22 (88.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 22 (88.00%) FlexPod
2 2 (8.00%) Clustering
2 2 (8.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 25 (100.00%) Solaris
2 24 (96.00%) Linux
3 22 (88.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 22 (88.00%) SUSE
3 22 (88.00%) zOS
3 22 (88.00%) Windows
3 22 (88.00%) AIX
3 22 (88.00%) HPUX
3 22 (88.00%) OS/400
4 3 (12.00%) UNIX
4 3 (12.00%) Ubuntu
5 2 (8.00%) CentOS
5 2 (8.00%) OpenBSD
5 2 (8.00%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (88.00%) Business Continuity
1 22 (88.00%) Mentoring
1 22 (88.00%) Coaching
1 22 (88.00%) Infrastructure Management
2 2 (8.00%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.00%) Bash Shell
1 2 (8.00%) Perl
1 2 (8.00%) PHP
1 2 (8.00%) Python
2 1 (4.00%) Shell Script
System Software
1 24 (96.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 22 (88.00%) Hyper-V
3 3 (12.00%) Dovecot
3 3 (12.00%) Sendmail
4 2 (8.00%) Postfix
4 2 (8.00%) VMware ESX
4 2 (8.00%) NFS
4 2 (8.00%) Varnish
4 2 (8.00%) Openswan
4 2 (8.00%) SpamAssassin
4 2 (8.00%) OpenSIPS
4 2 (8.00%) Corosync
4 2 (8.00%) iptables
4 2 (8.00%) Ceph
5 1 (4.00%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 22 (88.00%) Tivoli
2 2 (8.00%) yum
2 2 (8.00%) Cacti
2 2 (8.00%) Munin
2 2 (8.00%) Nagios
2 2 (8.00%) logstash
2 2 (8.00%) Rsyslog
2 2 (8.00%) Red Hat Spacewalk
2 2 (8.00%) Pacemaker
2 2 (8.00%) Bacula
Vendors
1 24 (96.00%) Oracle
1 24 (96.00%) Red Hat
1 24 (96.00%) VMware
2 22 (88.00%) Brocade
2 22 (88.00%) CheckPoint
2 22 (88.00%) Symantec
2 22 (88.00%) Cisco
2 22 (88.00%) IBM
2 22 (88.00%) Microsoft
2 22 (88.00%) HP
2 22 (88.00%) EMC
2 22 (88.00%) Juniper
2 22 (88.00%) BMC
2 22 (88.00%) CA
2 22 (88.00%) NetApp
3 2 (8.00%) SolarWinds
3 2 (8.00%) Percona