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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Kernel-Based Virtual Machine (KVM)
Rank 441 424 407
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -17
Permanent jobs citing KVM 23 33 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.12% 0.16% 0.18%
As % of the System Software category 0.86% 1.14% 1.47%
Number of salaries quoted 16 28 35
Average salary £43,750 £52,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,500 £39,250
10% offered a salary of more than £61,250 £60,000 £58,750
UK excluding London average salary £41,250 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-17.50% +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 South East region.

System Software Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
2664 2885 2451
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 13.76% 14.08% 12.21%
Number of salaries quoted 2343 2411 2008
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £23,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -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 5 February 2016.

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 5 February 2016. 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 +7 15 £52,500 -12.50% 1
Oxfordshire -5 3 £35,000 -36.36%
East Sussex +6 2 £40,000 - 1
Berkshire -10 2 £42,500 -19.04%
Hampshire - 1 £35,000 - 1
KVM
England

KVM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 54 (96.43%) Linux
2 48 (85.71%) VMware
2 48 (85.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 41 (73.21%) Puppet
4 40 (71.43%) Bash Shell
4 40 (71.43%) Python
5 38 (67.86%) CentOS
6 37 (66.07%) Configuration Management
7 36 (64.29%) DevOps
8 35 (62.50%) Red Hat
9 34 (60.71%) MySQL
10 32 (57.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 31 (55.36%) Amazon AWS
11 31 (55.36%) Firewall
12 28 (50.00%) LAMP
12 28 (50.00%) Apache
13 27 (48.21%) Perl
14 26 (46.43%) Web Services
15 23 (41.07%) PHP
15 23 (41.07%) Citrix
15 23 (41.07%) nginx
16 22 (39.29%) Data Centre
16 22 (39.29%) Agile Software Development
17 21 (37.50%) Cisco Certification
17 21 (37.50%) CCNA
17 21 (37.50%) Percona
17 21 (37.50%) MongoDB
17 21 (37.50%) Redis
17 21 (37.50%) Server Building
17 21 (37.50%) LEMP Stack

KVM
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 28 (50.00%) Apache
2 23 (41.07%) nginx
3 13 (23.21%) OpenStack
4 4 (7.14%) Tomcat
Applications
1 6 (10.71%) MS Office
1 6 (10.71%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.79%) GNU Octave
Cloud Services
1 31 (55.36%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (19.64%) Cloud Computing
3 6 (10.71%) SaaS
4 1 (1.79%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 31 (55.36%) Firewall
2 17 (30.36%) TCP/IP
3 10 (17.86%) NAS
4 9 (16.07%) Fibre Channel
4 9 (16.07%) iSCSI
4 9 (16.07%) SNMP
4 9 (16.07%) WAN
5 8 (14.29%) LAN
6 7 (12.50%) VPN
7 6 (10.71%) DHCP
7 6 (10.71%) DNS
7 6 (10.71%) FTP
7 6 (10.71%) Network Security
7 6 (10.71%) SSL
7 6 (10.71%) X.509
8 2 (3.57%) Kerberos
9 1 (1.79%) BGP
9 1 (1.79%) LDAP
9 1 (1.79%) OSPF
9 1 (1.79%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (60.71%) MySQL
2 21 (37.50%) MongoDB
2 21 (37.50%) Redis
Development Applications
1 6 (10.71%) Git (software)
1 6 (10.71%) JIRA
2 4 (7.14%) Jenkins
3 3 (5.36%) Selenium
3 3 (5.36%) Vagrant
4 1 (1.79%) GCC
4 1 (1.79%) Gerrit
4 1 (1.79%) Mercurial
4 1 (1.79%) Subversion
General
1 6 (10.71%) Billing
1 6 (10.71%) Finance
2 4 (7.14%) Law
2 4 (7.14%) Marketing
3 1 (1.79%) Electronics
3 1 (1.79%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 23 (41.07%) Linux/Unix DevOps
2 22 (39.29%) DevOps Engineer
3 21 (37.50%) Linux Engineer
4 19 (33.93%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 16 (28.57%) Administrator
5 16 (28.57%) Systems Administrator
6 8 (14.29%) Systems Engineer
7 7 (12.50%) Linux Administrator
7 7 (12.50%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 7 (12.50%) VMware Engineer
8 5 (8.93%) DevOps Administrator
9 4 (7.14%) Linux DevOps Administrator
9 4 (7.14%) Marketing Administrator
10 3 (5.36%) Analyst
10 3 (5.36%) Network Engineer
11 2 (3.57%) Architect
11 2 (3.57%) Cloud Technical Analyst
11 2 (3.57%) Network Operations Engineer
11 2 (3.57%) Operations Engineer
11 2 (3.57%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (50.00%) LAMP
2 26 (46.43%) Web Services
3 21 (37.50%) LEMP Stack
4 6 (10.71%) RabbitMQ
5 2 (3.57%) RESTful
6 1 (1.79%) libvirt
6 1 (1.79%) OpenCV
Miscellaneous
1 22 (39.29%) Data Centre
2 9 (16.07%) Clustering
2 9 (16.07%) EMC VMAX
3 2 (3.57%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.57%) Public Cloud
4 1 (1.79%) CUDA
4 1 (1.79%) Grid Computing
4 1 (1.79%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 54 (96.43%) Linux
2 38 (67.86%) CentOS
3 32 (57.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 15 (26.79%) Windows
5 10 (17.86%) Unix
6 9 (16.07%) SUSE
7 8 (14.29%) Windows Server
8 7 (12.50%) Ubuntu
9 1 (1.79%) Debian
9 1 (1.79%) FreeBSD
9 1 (1.79%) OpenBSD
9 1 (1.79%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (66.07%) Configuration Management
2 36 (64.29%) DevOps
3 22 (39.29%) Agile Software Development
4 21 (37.50%) Server Building
5 19 (33.93%) Patch Management
6 7 (12.50%) ITIL
6 7 (12.50%) Project Management
7 6 (10.71%) Capacity Management
7 6 (10.71%) Change Management
7 6 (10.71%) Document Management
7 6 (10.71%) Identity Management
7 6 (10.71%) Root Cause Analysis
7 6 (10.71%) Security Management
7 6 (10.71%) Service Continuity Management
8 4 (7.14%) High Availability
8 4 (7.14%) Problem Management
9 3 (5.36%) Performance Management
10 2 (3.57%) Migration
10 2 (3.57%) Open Source
10 2 (3.57%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 40 (71.43%) Bash Shell
1 40 (71.43%) Python
2 27 (48.21%) Perl
3 23 (41.07%) PHP
4 10 (17.86%) Shell Script
5 9 (16.07%) Korn
6 5 (8.93%) SQL
7 3 (5.36%) C#
7 3 (5.36%) Java
8 2 (3.57%) Ruby
9 1 (1.79%) C
9 1 (1.79%) MATLAB
9 1 (1.79%) R
Qualifications
1 21 (37.50%) CCNA
1 21 (37.50%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (3.57%) Degree
2 2 (3.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (1.79%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (1.79%) RHCE
3 1 (1.79%) RHCSA
3 1 (1.79%) VCAP
3 1 (1.79%) VCDX
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.57%) SLA
System Software
1 48 (85.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (21.43%) Xen
3 9 (16.07%) Active Directory
3 9 (16.07%) Firmware
3 9 (16.07%) NFS
3 9 (16.07%) VMware ESX
4 4 (7.14%) Hyper-V
5 2 (3.57%) vSphere
6 1 (1.79%) Ceph
6 1 (1.79%) Docker
6 1 (1.79%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 41 (73.21%) Puppet
2 9 (16.07%) Zenoss
3 8 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (10.71%) Backup Exec
4 6 (10.71%) Rundeck
4 6 (10.71%) ZABBIX
5 4 (7.14%) Ansible
6 2 (3.57%) Nagios
6 2 (3.57%) OpenNebula
7 1 (1.79%) CFEngine
7 1 (1.79%) Ganeti
Vendors
1 48 (85.71%) VMware
2 35 (62.50%) Red Hat
3 23 (41.07%) Citrix
4 21 (37.50%) Percona
5 10 (17.86%) Cisco
5 10 (17.86%) HP
6 9 (16.07%) CA
6 9 (16.07%) Dell
6 9 (16.07%) EMC
6 9 (16.07%) Oracle
7 3 (5.36%) SunGard
8 2 (3.57%) IBM
8 2 (3.57%) Microsoft
9 1 (1.79%) Alcatel-Lucent
9 1 (1.79%) Ericsson
9 1 (1.79%) Intel
9 1 (1.79%) Juniper
9 1 (1.79%) Nokia
9 1 (1.79%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (1.79%) Sun
Reigate, Surrey
First Point
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
First Point
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Fareham
Spectrum IT
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 19 days ago