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 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Kernel-Based Virtual Machine (KVM)
Rank 410 406 354
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -52
Permanent jobs citing KVM 32 45 75
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.15% 0.20% 0.35%
As % of the System Software category 1.14% 1.56% 2.72%
Number of salaries quoted 17 33 70
Average salary £50,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,600 £28,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +12.50%
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
2808 2890 2759
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 13.25% 12.81% 12.98%
Number of salaries quoted 2340 2314 2343
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,500 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- -3.84%

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 1 September 2015.

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 1 September 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
Surrey +29 22 £52,500 - 1
Oxfordshire +9 5 £37,500 -31.81% 5
Hampshire +24 3 £35,000 +84.21% 1
Berkshire +3 2 - -
KVM
England

KVM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, 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 64 (87.67%) Linux
2 55 (75.34%) VMware
3 51 (69.86%) VMware Infrastructure
4 41 (56.16%) Python
4 41 (56.16%) MySQL
5 40 (54.79%) Puppet
6 34 (46.58%) Perl
7 33 (45.21%) Red Hat
8 32 (43.84%) Firewall
9 29 (39.73%) Configuration Management
9 29 (39.73%) Apache
10 28 (38.36%) Agile Software Development
11 26 (35.62%) CentOS
12 25 (34.25%) Data Centre
13 24 (32.88%) DevOps
13 24 (32.88%) Amazon AWS
14 22 (30.14%) Windows
14 22 (30.14%) Java
14 22 (30.14%) Citrix
15 20 (27.40%) Ubuntu
16 19 (26.03%) nginx
17 18 (24.66%) Git (software)
17 18 (24.66%) Ruby
17 18 (24.66%) VPN
18 17 (23.29%) DNS
18 17 (23.29%) Web Services
18 17 (23.29%) Server Building
19 16 (21.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
19 16 (21.92%) Bash Shell
19 16 (21.92%) PostgreSQL

KVM
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, 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 19 (26.03%) nginx
3 11 (15.07%) Tomcat
4 4 (5.48%) MS Exchange
5 2 (2.74%) OpenStack
6 1 (1.37%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (1.37%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (6.85%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.11%) MS Visio
2 3 (4.11%) MS Office
3 1 (1.37%) GNU Octave
Cloud Services
1 24 (32.88%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (6.85%) SaaS
2 5 (6.85%) Taleo
2 5 (6.85%) Cloud Computing
2 5 (6.85%) Responsys
3 1 (1.37%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (1.37%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.37%) Amazon S3
3 1 (1.37%) Amazon SQS
3 1 (1.37%) Route 53
3 1 (1.37%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 32 (43.84%) Firewall
2 18 (24.66%) VPN
3 17 (23.29%) DNS
4 15 (20.55%) BGP
5 14 (19.18%) TCP/IP
5 14 (19.18%) HTTP
5 14 (19.18%) SMTP
6 11 (15.07%) OSPF
7 10 (13.70%) IMAP
8 8 (10.96%) MPLS
9 7 (9.59%) VLAN
9 7 (9.59%) Network Security
10 5 (6.85%) SAN
11 4 (5.48%) LAN
11 4 (5.48%) WAN
11 4 (5.48%) iSCSI
12 3 (4.11%) DHCP
12 3 (4.11%) FTP
12 3 (4.11%) SSL
12 3 (4.11%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (56.16%) MySQL
2 16 (21.92%) PostgreSQL
3 14 (19.18%) MongoDB
3 14 (19.18%) Redis
4 11 (15.07%) Relational Database
5 6 (8.22%) Hadoop
6 5 (6.85%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (2.74%) SQL Server
8 1 (1.37%) CouchDB
8 1 (1.37%) Amazon RDS
8 1 (1.37%) NoSQL
8 1 (1.37%) HBase
Development Applications
1 18 (24.66%) Git (software)
2 13 (17.81%) Jenkins
3 12 (16.44%) Subversion
4 7 (9.59%) Maven
5 3 (4.11%) JIRA
6 2 (2.74%) Selenium
7 1 (1.37%) Mercurial
7 1 (1.37%) GCC
7 1 (1.37%) Redmine
7 1 (1.37%) Ant
General
1 8 (10.96%) Telecoms
1 8 (10.96%) Finance
1 8 (10.96%) Marketing
2 3 (4.11%) Billing
3 1 (1.37%) Retail
Job Titles
1 22 (30.14%) Systems Administrator
1 22 (30.14%) Administrator
2 19 (26.03%) DevOps Engineer
3 12 (16.44%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 12 (16.44%) Linux Administrator
4 10 (13.70%) Network Engineer
5 8 (10.96%) Senior Manager
5 8 (10.96%) Analyst
5 8 (10.96%) Marketing Manager
6 7 (9.59%) Linux Engineer
7 6 (8.22%) Linux DevOps Engineer
8 4 (5.48%) Senior Linux Engineer
8 4 (5.48%) UNIX Systems Administrator
8 4 (5.48%) UNIX Administrator
9 3 (4.11%) Service Desk Analyst
9 3 (4.11%) Linux Support
9 3 (4.11%) Support Engineer
9 3 (4.11%) Service Analyst
9 3 (4.11%) Linux Support Engineer
10 2 (2.74%) DevOps Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (23.29%) Web Services
2 5 (6.85%) LAMP
3 3 (4.11%) jQuery
3 3 (4.11%) RabbitMQ
4 2 (2.74%) Gherkin
4 2 (2.74%) HTML5
4 2 (2.74%) Software Packaging
4 2 (2.74%) HTML
4 2 (2.74%) CSS
5 1 (1.37%) Ajax
5 1 (1.37%) Django
5 1 (1.37%) YUI
5 1 (1.37%) RESTful
5 1 (1.37%) OpenCV
Miscellaneous
1 25 (34.25%) Data Centre
2 7 (9.59%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (9.59%) Computer Science
3 6 (8.22%) Management Information System
3 6 (8.22%) Public Cloud
4 5 (6.85%) Statistics
5 4 (5.48%) Enterprise Cloud
6 2 (2.74%) iPad
6 2 (2.74%) User Experience
7 1 (1.37%) Grid Computing
7 1 (1.37%) Wiki
7 1 (1.37%) CUDA
7 1 (1.37%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 64 (87.67%) Linux
2 26 (35.62%) CentOS
3 22 (30.14%) Windows
4 20 (27.40%) Ubuntu
5 16 (21.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 12 (16.44%) UNIX
7 10 (13.70%) Debian
8 5 (6.85%) Oracle Linux
9 1 (1.37%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (1.37%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (1.37%) AIX
9 1 (1.37%) Solaris
9 1 (1.37%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (39.73%) Configuration Management
2 28 (38.36%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (32.88%) DevOps
4 17 (23.29%) Server Building
5 13 (17.81%) Patch Management
6 8 (10.96%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (8.22%) ITIL
7 6 (8.22%) Load Balancing
8 5 (6.85%) Project Management
8 5 (6.85%) Performance Management
8 5 (6.85%) Line Management
9 4 (5.48%) Root Cause Analysis
10 3 (4.11%) Capacity Management
10 3 (4.11%) Security Management
10 3 (4.11%) Change Management
10 3 (4.11%) Identity Management
10 3 (4.11%) Document Management
10 3 (4.11%) Service Continuity Management
11 2 (2.74%) Software Engineering
11 2 (2.74%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 41 (56.16%) Python
2 34 (46.58%) Perl
3 22 (30.14%) Java
4 18 (24.66%) Ruby
5 16 (21.92%) Bash Shell
6 15 (20.55%) PHP
7 10 (13.70%) Shell Script
8 4 (5.48%) SQL
8 4 (5.48%) C
9 1 (1.37%) C#
9 1 (1.37%) JavaScript
9 1 (1.37%) MATLAB
9 1 (1.37%) R
Qualifications
1 14 (19.18%) CCNA
1 14 (19.18%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (15.07%) Degree
3 6 (8.22%) RHCE
4 5 (6.85%) Security Cleared
4 5 (6.85%) MySQL Certification
4 5 (6.85%) IC3 Certification
5 2 (2.74%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 2 (2.74%) RHCSA
5 2 (2.74%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (1.37%) MCTS
6 1 (1.37%) HND
6 1 (1.37%) A+ Certification
6 1 (1.37%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (12.33%) QA
System Software
1 51 (69.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (20.55%) Xen
3 13 (17.81%) Hyper-V
4 9 (12.33%) Active Directory
5 6 (8.22%) XenServer
6 4 (5.48%) Ceph
7 3 (4.11%) VirtualBox
8 2 (2.74%) LXC
8 2 (2.74%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (1.37%) VMware ESX
9 1 (1.37%) vSphere
9 1 (1.37%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 40 (54.79%) Puppet
2 10 (13.70%) Nagios
3 5 (6.85%) Graphite
4 4 (5.48%) Icinga
5 3 (4.11%) Backup Exec
5 3 (4.11%) ZABBIX
5 3 (4.11%) Rundeck
5 3 (4.11%) Opsview
6 1 (1.37%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (1.37%) Ansible
6 1 (1.37%) Plesk
6 1 (1.37%) cPanel
6 1 (1.37%) Webmin
6 1 (1.37%) OpenNebula
Vendors
1 55 (75.34%) VMware
2 33 (45.21%) Red Hat
3 22 (30.14%) Citrix
4 14 (19.18%) Percona
5 12 (16.44%) Microsoft
6 8 (10.96%) Juniper
7 7 (9.59%) Oracle
8 6 (8.22%) Sun
8 6 (8.22%) Google
9 5 (6.85%) Eloqua
10 4 (5.48%) IBM
11 2 (2.74%) Cisco
11 2 (2.74%) Apple
12 1 (1.37%) CheckPoint
12 1 (1.37%) Perforce
12 1 (1.37%) Intel
12 1 (1.37%) WatchGuard
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