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

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Kernel-Based Virtual Machine (KVM)
Rank 230 232 264
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +32
Permanent jobs citing KVM 12 8 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.18% 0.12% 0.076%
As % of the System Software category 1.64% 1.30% 1.00%
Number of salaries quoted 2 8 1
Average salary £34,500 £52,500 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-34.28% +29.62%
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 North West region.

System Software Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
730 615 599
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 10.73% 9.29% 7.57%
Number of salaries quoted 630 523 497
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -5.79%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.59% -3.75%

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 28 January 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 28 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
Manchester +1 11 £29,000 -44.76%
Lancashire -7 1 £40,000 -
KVM
England

KVM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 22 (95.65%) Solaris
1 22 (95.65%) VMware
2 21 (91.30%) Red Hat
2 21 (91.30%) VMware Infrastructure
2 21 (91.30%) Linux
2 21 (91.30%) Oracle
3 19 (82.61%) Middleware
3 19 (82.61%) Symantec
3 19 (82.61%) zOS
3 19 (82.61%) CheckPoint
3 19 (82.61%) WebSphere MQ
3 19 (82.61%) Tivoli
3 19 (82.61%) SUSE
3 19 (82.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 19 (82.61%) Hyper-V
3 19 (82.61%) Business Continuity
3 19 (82.61%) Brocade
3 19 (82.61%) WebSphere
3 19 (82.61%) SQL Server
3 19 (82.61%) DB2
3 19 (82.61%) WebLogic
3 19 (82.61%) Windows
3 19 (82.61%) AIX
3 19 (82.61%) HPUX
3 19 (82.61%) OS/400
3 19 (82.61%) Cisco
3 19 (82.61%) IBM
3 19 (82.61%) Microsoft
3 19 (82.61%) RDBMS
3 19 (82.61%) HP

KVM
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 19 (82.61%) WebLogic
1 19 (82.61%) WebSphere
2 2 (8.70%) Apache
2 2 (8.70%) OpenStack
3 1 (4.35%) Tomcat
3 1 (4.35%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (4.35%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (4.35%) SaaS
1 1 (4.35%) PaaS
1 1 (4.35%) IaaS
1 1 (4.35%) Terremark
Communications & Networking
1 19 (82.61%) SAN
2 1 (4.35%) Firewall
2 1 (4.35%) IMAP
2 1 (4.35%) Network Security
2 1 (4.35%) OpenLDAP
2 1 (4.35%) Asterisk PBX
2 1 (4.35%) OpenVPN
2 1 (4.35%) LDAP
2 1 (4.35%) VoIP
2 1 (4.35%) DNS
2 1 (4.35%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (82.61%) SQL Server
1 19 (82.61%) DB2
1 19 (82.61%) RDBMS
1 19 (82.61%) Oracle Exadata
1 19 (82.61%) Oracle Database
1 19 (82.61%) Relational Database
2 2 (8.70%) MySQL
3 1 (4.35%) PostgreSQL
Job Titles
1 20 (86.96%) Architect
2 19 (82.61%) Infrastructure Architect
2 19 (82.61%) Solutions Architect
2 19 (82.61%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
3 1 (4.35%) Cloud Architect
3 1 (4.35%) Senior Systems Engineer
3 1 (4.35%) UNIX Systems Administrator
3 1 (4.35%) UNIX Administrator
3 1 (4.35%) Linux Engineer
3 1 (4.35%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (4.35%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (82.61%) WebSphere MQ
1 19 (82.61%) Middleware
2 1 (4.35%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 19 (82.61%) FlexPod
2 1 (4.35%) Replication
2 1 (4.35%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 22 (95.65%) Solaris
2 21 (91.30%) Linux
3 19 (82.61%) Windows
3 19 (82.61%) AIX
3 19 (82.61%) HPUX
3 19 (82.61%) OS/400
3 19 (82.61%) zOS
3 19 (82.61%) SUSE
3 19 (82.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (13.04%) UNIX
5 2 (8.70%) Ubuntu
5 2 (8.70%) CentOS
6 1 (4.35%) OpenBSD
6 1 (4.35%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (82.61%) Business Continuity
1 19 (82.61%) Infrastructure Management
1 19 (82.61%) Mentoring
1 19 (82.61%) Coaching
2 1 (4.35%) Technical Analysis
2 1 (4.35%) DevOps
2 1 (4.35%) Technical Architecture
2 1 (4.35%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.70%) Perl
1 2 (8.70%) Python
1 2 (8.70%) Shell Script
2 1 (4.35%) Bash Shell
2 1 (4.35%) PHP
System Software
1 21 (91.30%) VMware Infrastructure
2 19 (82.61%) Hyper-V
3 2 (8.70%) Dovecot
3 2 (8.70%) Sendmail
4 1 (4.35%) XenServer
4 1 (4.35%) Varnish
4 1 (4.35%) VirtualBox
4 1 (4.35%) Openswan
4 1 (4.35%) SpamAssassin
4 1 (4.35%) OpenSIPS
4 1 (4.35%) Corosync
4 1 (4.35%) Ceph
4 1 (4.35%) Postfix
4 1 (4.35%) NFS
4 1 (4.35%) Active Directory
4 1 (4.35%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 19 (82.61%) Tivoli
2 1 (4.35%) Nagios
2 1 (4.35%) Cacti
2 1 (4.35%) Munin
2 1 (4.35%) yum
2 1 (4.35%) Puppet
2 1 (4.35%) Red Hat Spacewalk
2 1 (4.35%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (4.35%) logstash
2 1 (4.35%) Rsyslog
2 1 (4.35%) Bacula
Vendors
1 22 (95.65%) VMware
2 21 (91.30%) Red Hat
2 21 (91.30%) Oracle
3 19 (82.61%) Cisco
3 19 (82.61%) IBM
3 19 (82.61%) Microsoft
3 19 (82.61%) HP
3 19 (82.61%) EMC
3 19 (82.61%) Juniper
3 19 (82.61%) BMC
3 19 (82.61%) CA
3 19 (82.61%) NetApp
3 19 (82.61%) CheckPoint
3 19 (82.61%) Symantec
3 19 (82.61%) Brocade
4 1 (4.35%) SolarWinds
4 1 (4.35%) Percona
4 1 (4.35%) Rackspace
4 1 (4.35%) Google
4 1 (4.35%) Citrix