The table below looks at the statistics for KVM skills in IT jobs advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited KVM over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Kernel-Based Virtual Machine (KVM)
Rank 405 377 441
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +64
Permanent jobs citing KVM 33 50 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.15% 0.24% 0.022%
As % of the System Software category 1.12% 1.98% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 28 45 5
Average salary £52,500 £44,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+19.31% -12.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,550 £37,500 £46,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £55,500
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £43,000 £49,000
% change year-on-year
+22.09% -12.24%
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 South East region.

System Software Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
2949 2522 2819
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 13.69% 11.91% 12.25%
Number of salaries quoted 2410 2064 2410
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

KVM
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

KVM Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

KVM
Salary Trend in the South East

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

KVM Salary Trend in the South East

KVM
Salary Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing KVM across the South East region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

KVM Salary Histogram in the South East

KVM
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing KVM within the South East region over the 3 months to 24 December 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
Surrey -1 13 £59,000 +26.88% 2
Berkshire -11 13 £52,500 +21.38%
East Sussex - 5 £40,000 -
Oxfordshire - 2 £55,000 -
KVM
England

KVM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the South East 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 68 (93.15%) Linux
2 47 (64.38%) MySQL
3 41 (56.16%) VMware
4 39 (53.42%) Perl
5 37 (50.68%) VMware Infrastructure
6 36 (49.32%) Windows
7 35 (47.95%) Bash Shell
8 34 (46.58%) Python
9 29 (39.73%) Apache
9 29 (39.73%) Red Hat
10 28 (38.36%) Configuration Management
11 26 (35.62%) UNIX
12 24 (32.88%) Puppet
13 23 (31.51%) Open Source
14 22 (30.14%) Ubuntu
14 22 (30.14%) nginx
14 22 (30.14%) Windows 7
15 21 (28.77%) PHP
16 20 (27.40%) OpenStack
17 18 (24.66%) Mac OS X
18 16 (21.92%) HTTP
18 16 (21.92%) Nagios
19 15 (20.55%) IIS
19 15 (20.55%) DNS
19 15 (20.55%) Ruby
19 15 (20.55%) CentOS
19 15 (20.55%) DevOps
20 14 (19.18%) MS Excel
20 14 (19.18%) VoIP
20 14 (19.18%) Internet

KVM
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the South East 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 29 (39.73%) Apache
2 22 (30.14%) nginx
3 20 (27.40%) OpenStack
4 15 (20.55%) IIS
5 12 (16.44%) Node.js
6 2 (2.74%) Drupal
7 1 (1.37%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 14 (19.18%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.74%) MS Office
3 1 (1.37%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 8 (10.96%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (4.11%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (21.92%) HTTP
2 15 (20.55%) DNS
3 14 (19.18%) VoIP
3 14 (19.18%) Internet
4 12 (16.44%) DHCP
5 8 (10.96%) SAN
6 6 (8.22%) OpenLDAP
7 3 (4.11%) SMTP
7 3 (4.11%) SSL
8 2 (2.74%) TCP/IP
8 2 (2.74%) Asterisk PBX
8 2 (2.74%) iSCSI
8 2 (2.74%) VRRP
8 2 (2.74%) Firewall
8 2 (2.74%) IPsec
8 2 (2.74%) VLAN
9 1 (1.37%) Network Security
9 1 (1.37%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (64.38%) MySQL
2 12 (16.44%) Relational Database
2 12 (16.44%) RDBMS
2 12 (16.44%) PostgreSQL
3 11 (15.07%) SQL Server
4 2 (2.74%) Big Data
5 1 (1.37%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.37%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.37%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.37%) HBase
Development Applications
1 6 (8.22%) Git (software)
2 4 (5.48%) Subversion
3 2 (2.74%) Bitbucket
3 2 (2.74%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.37%) Cucumber
General
1 5 (6.85%) Retail
2 2 (2.74%) Legal
3 1 (1.37%) Finance
3 1 (1.37%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 36 (49.32%) Systems Administrator
1 36 (49.32%) Administrator
2 27 (36.99%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 27 (36.99%) Linux Administrator
3 18 (24.66%) Linux Engineer
4 13 (17.81%) Linux Support
4 13 (17.81%) Support Engineer
4 13 (17.81%) Linux Support Engineer
5 8 (10.96%) Senior Systems Administrator
6 5 (6.85%) Infrastructure Architect
6 5 (6.85%) Architect
7 4 (5.48%) Systems Engineer
7 4 (5.48%) Consultant
7 4 (5.48%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 4 (5.48%) Infrastructure Consultant
7 4 (5.48%) Linux Consultant
8 3 (4.11%) Senior Linux Administrator
8 3 (4.11%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
9 2 (2.74%) Lead Systems Engineer
9 2 (2.74%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (12.33%) Web Services
2 3 (4.11%) XML
2 3 (4.11%) REST
3 2 (2.74%) Memcached
3 2 (2.74%) LAMP
3 2 (2.74%) Ajax
4 1 (1.37%) XMPP
4 1 (1.37%) YUI
4 1 (1.37%) jQuery
4 1 (1.37%) OSGi
4 1 (1.37%) AngularJS
4 1 (1.37%) libvirt
4 1 (1.37%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 23 (31.51%) Open Source
2 4 (5.48%) Management Information System
3 3 (4.11%) Mathematics
3 3 (4.11%) Computer Science
3 3 (4.11%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.74%) Social Media
4 2 (2.74%) LPAR
4 2 (2.74%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 68 (93.15%) Linux
2 36 (49.32%) Windows
3 26 (35.62%) UNIX
4 22 (30.14%) Ubuntu
4 22 (30.14%) Windows 7
5 18 (24.66%) Mac OS X
6 15 (20.55%) CentOS
7 13 (17.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 10 (13.70%) Windows Server 2008
8 10 (13.70%) FreeBSD
9 6 (8.22%) Android
9 6 (8.22%) Apple iOS
10 5 (6.85%) Windows Server 2012
10 5 (6.85%) OpenBSD
11 4 (5.48%) Debian
11 4 (5.48%) Mac OS X Server
11 4 (5.48%) Solaris
12 1 (1.37%) AIX
12 1 (1.37%) HPUX
12 1 (1.37%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (38.36%) Configuration Management
2 15 (20.55%) DevOps
3 13 (17.81%) Performance Monitoring
4 12 (16.44%) Performance Tuning
4 12 (16.44%) Workflow
5 10 (13.70%) ITIL
6 5 (6.85%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (6.85%) TOGAF
6 5 (6.85%) Software Testing
6 5 (6.85%) Problem Management
6 5 (6.85%) Information Assurance
6 5 (6.85%) Security Testing
7 3 (4.11%) Product Management
7 3 (4.11%) Database Tuning
7 3 (4.11%) Service Delivery
8 2 (2.74%) Disaster Recovery
8 2 (2.74%) Identity Management
8 2 (2.74%) Service Management
8 2 (2.74%) Load Balancing
8 2 (2.74%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 39 (53.42%) Perl
2 35 (47.95%) Bash Shell
3 34 (46.58%) Python
4 21 (28.77%) PHP
5 15 (20.55%) Ruby
6 7 (9.59%) Shell Script
7 4 (5.48%) PowerShell
8 3 (4.11%) Java
9 1 (1.37%) JavaScript
9 1 (1.37%) C
9 1 (1.37%) C++
Qualifications
1 6 (8.22%) RHCE
2 4 (5.48%) RHCSA
2 4 (5.48%) Degree
3 2 (2.74%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.74%) DV Cleared
3 2 (2.74%) Security Cleared
3 2 (2.74%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.37%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.85%) SLA
2 3 (4.11%) QA
3 1 (1.37%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.37%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 37 (50.68%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (16.44%) LXC
3 8 (10.96%) Active Directory
4 6 (8.22%) NFS
5 5 (6.85%) Hyper-V
6 4 (5.48%) VMware Workstation
7 2 (2.74%) Squid
7 2 (2.74%) Samba
7 2 (2.74%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (1.37%) VirtualBox
8 1 (1.37%) QEMU
8 1 (1.37%) Ceph
8 1 (1.37%) ISA Server
8 1 (1.37%) Xen
8 1 (1.37%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 24 (32.88%) Puppet
2 16 (21.92%) Nagios
3 14 (19.18%) Opscode Chef
4 11 (15.07%) cPanel
4 11 (15.07%) Webmin
4 11 (15.07%) Plesk
5 6 (8.22%) Ansible
6 4 (5.48%) Check_MK
6 4 (5.48%) WSUS
7 2 (2.74%) EMC NetWorker
7 2 (2.74%) Vagrant
7 2 (2.74%) SELinux
7 2 (2.74%) HAProxy
8 1 (1.37%) Ganeti
8 1 (1.37%) CFEngine
8 1 (1.37%) Cobbler
8 1 (1.37%) SCCM
8 1 (1.37%) Cacti
Vendors
1 41 (56.16%) VMware
2 29 (39.73%) Red Hat
3 13 (17.81%) Citrix
4 9 (12.33%) HP
5 8 (10.96%) Cisco
5 8 (10.96%) Percona
6 5 (6.85%) IBM
6 5 (6.85%) Dell
7 3 (4.11%) Microsoft
8 2 (2.74%) EMC
9 1 (1.37%) McAfee
9 1 (1.37%) Websense
9 1 (1.37%) Perforce
9 1 (1.37%) ServiceNow
Woking, Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
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Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Health
Posted: 5 days ago