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 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Kernel-Based Virtual Machine (KVM)
Rank 247 239 236
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -3
Permanent jobs citing KVM 6 3 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.082% 0.042% 0.16%
As % of the System Software category 0.84% 0.52% 1.69%
Number of salaries quoted 4 1 6
Average salary £30,750 £32,500 £46,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.38% -30.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £32,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £32,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £43,750 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -11.11%
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
712 581 711
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 9.70% 8.12% 9.44%
Number of salaries quoted 574 500 625
Average salary £33,500 £38,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.98% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,600 £22,550
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-5.06% +5.33%

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 20 August 2014.

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 20 August 2014. 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 0 6 £30,750 -5.38%
KVM
England

KVM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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 9 (100.00%) Linux
1 9 (100.00%) Red Hat
2 7 (77.78%) Windows
2 7 (77.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 6 (66.67%) Solaris
3 6 (66.67%) VMware
4 5 (55.56%) CentOS
4 5 (55.56%) Apache
4 5 (55.56%) Perl
4 5 (55.56%) MySQL
4 5 (55.56%) Oracle
4 5 (55.56%) Shell Script
5 4 (44.44%) Middleware
5 4 (44.44%) Symantec
5 4 (44.44%) zOS
5 4 (44.44%) CheckPoint
5 4 (44.44%) WebSphere MQ
5 4 (44.44%) Tivoli
5 4 (44.44%) RDBMS
5 4 (44.44%) Cisco
5 4 (44.44%) IBM
5 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
5 4 (44.44%) HP
5 4 (44.44%) EMC
5 4 (44.44%) Juniper
5 4 (44.44%) SAN
5 4 (44.44%) BMC
5 4 (44.44%) CA
5 4 (44.44%) NetApp
5 4 (44.44%) SQL Server

KVM
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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 5 (55.56%) Apache
2 4 (44.44%) WebSphere
2 4 (44.44%) WebLogic
Communications & Networking
1 4 (44.44%) SAN
2 3 (33.33%) LDAP
2 3 (33.33%) SMTP
2 3 (33.33%) DHCP
2 3 (33.33%) HTTP
2 3 (33.33%) Kerberos
2 3 (33.33%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (55.56%) MySQL
2 4 (44.44%) SQL Server
2 4 (44.44%) DB2
2 4 (44.44%) RDBMS
2 4 (44.44%) Oracle Exadata
2 4 (44.44%) Oracle Database
2 4 (44.44%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (33.33%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Architect
1 4 (44.44%) Solutions Architect
2 3 (33.33%) Administrator
2 3 (33.33%) Junior
2 3 (33.33%) Linux Administrator
3 2 (22.22%) Linux Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
3 2 (22.22%) Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Principal Solutions Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Principal Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) Principal Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (44.44%) WebSphere MQ
1 4 (44.44%) Middleware
2 3 (33.33%) HTML
2 3 (33.33%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 9 (100.00%) Linux
2 7 (77.78%) Windows
2 7 (77.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 6 (66.67%) Solaris
4 5 (55.56%) CentOS
5 4 (44.44%) AIX
5 4 (44.44%) HPUX
5 4 (44.44%) OS/400
5 4 (44.44%) zOS
5 4 (44.44%) SUSE
6 3 (33.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Business Continuity
1 4 (44.44%) Infrastructure Management
2 3 (33.33%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 5 (55.56%) Perl
1 5 (55.56%) Shell Script
2 3 (33.33%) Bash Shell
2 3 (33.33%) SQL
2 3 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 2 (22.22%) Python
System Software
1 4 (44.44%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (44.44%) Hyper-V
2 3 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
2 3 (33.33%) NFS
2 3 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 3 (33.33%) Samba
2 3 (33.33%) Squid
Systems Management
1 4 (44.44%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 9 (100.00%) Red Hat
2 6 (66.67%) VMware
3 5 (55.56%) Oracle
4 4 (44.44%) Cisco
4 4 (44.44%) IBM
4 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
4 4 (44.44%) HP
4 4 (44.44%) EMC
4 4 (44.44%) Juniper
4 4 (44.44%) BMC
4 4 (44.44%) CA
4 4 (44.44%) NetApp
4 4 (44.44%) Brocade
4 4 (44.44%) CheckPoint
4 4 (44.44%) Symantec