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 3 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Kernel-Based Virtual Machine (KVM)
Rank 397 386 412
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +26
Permanent jobs citing KVM 44 34 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.21% 0.16% 0.12%
As % of the System Software category 1.58% 1.39% 1.06%
Number of salaries quoted 28 31 14
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £40,000 £14,700
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £45,000 £49,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -8.16%
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
2782 2445 2540
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 13.47% 11.64% 11.73%
Number of salaries quoted 2318 1975 2102
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £56,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £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 3 March 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 3 March 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
Berkshire +3 21 £52,500 +16.66%
Surrey +1 10 £60,000 +29.03% 2
East Sussex -16 9 £40,000 - 1
Oxfordshire +4 3 £55,000 +4.76% 2
West Sussex - 1 £52,500 -
KVM
England

KVM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 68 (86.08%) Linux
2 57 (72.15%) VMware
3 54 (68.35%) VMware Infrastructure
4 43 (54.43%) MySQL
5 37 (46.84%) Perl
6 36 (45.57%) Python
7 35 (44.30%) Puppet
8 28 (35.44%) Red Hat
9 27 (34.18%) Bash Shell
10 26 (32.91%) Apache
11 25 (31.65%) Windows
11 25 (31.65%) DNS
12 24 (30.38%) HTTP
13 21 (26.58%) UNIX
14 20 (25.32%) PHP
15 19 (24.05%) Ubuntu
15 19 (24.05%) nginx
16 18 (22.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 18 (22.78%) Nagios
17 17 (21.52%) MS Excel
17 17 (21.52%) Opscode Chef
17 17 (21.52%) DevOps
18 16 (20.25%) Ruby
19 14 (17.72%) Configuration Management
19 14 (17.72%) CentOS
20 13 (16.46%) DHCP
20 13 (16.46%) IIS
20 13 (16.46%) Agile Software Development
20 13 (16.46%) PostgreSQL
21 12 (15.19%) Citrix

KVM
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 26 (32.91%) Apache
2 19 (24.05%) nginx
3 13 (16.46%) IIS
4 12 (15.19%) OpenStack
5 4 (5.06%) Tomcat
6 3 (3.80%) Node.js
7 2 (2.53%) Drupal
8 1 (1.27%) Jetty
8 1 (1.27%) MS Exchange
8 1 (1.27%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 17 (21.52%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.53%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (8.86%) Amazon AWS
1 7 (8.86%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (2.53%) SaaS
3 1 (1.27%) Google Apps
3 1 (1.27%) Office 365
3 1 (1.27%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 25 (31.65%) DNS
2 24 (30.38%) HTTP
3 13 (16.46%) DHCP
4 12 (15.19%) TCP/IP
4 12 (15.19%) VPN
4 12 (15.19%) Internet
4 12 (15.19%) BGP
5 10 (12.66%) MPLS
5 10 (12.66%) SMTP
6 9 (11.39%) Network Security
7 8 (10.13%) Firewall
8 7 (8.86%) SAN
9 6 (7.59%) OSPF
10 4 (5.06%) OpenLDAP
10 4 (5.06%) IMAP
11 3 (3.80%) VLAN
11 3 (3.80%) VoIP
12 2 (2.53%) Software-Defined Networking
12 2 (2.53%) NAS
13 1 (1.27%) Asterisk PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (54.43%) MySQL
2 13 (16.46%) PostgreSQL
3 11 (13.92%) SQL Server
4 6 (7.59%) Relational Database
5 3 (3.80%) RDBMS
6 2 (2.53%) MongoDB
7 1 (1.27%) NoSQL
7 1 (1.27%) Redis
7 1 (1.27%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 9 (11.39%) Git (software)
2 6 (7.59%) Subversion
3 5 (6.33%) Jenkins
4 3 (3.80%) Maven
5 2 (2.53%) Bitbucket
General
1 11 (13.92%) Telecoms
2 10 (12.66%) Marketing
3 6 (7.59%) Retail
4 4 (5.06%) Finance
5 1 (1.27%) Banking
Job Titles
1 35 (44.30%) Systems Administrator
1 35 (44.30%) Administrator
2 27 (34.18%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 27 (34.18%) Linux Administrator
3 18 (22.78%) Linux Engineer
4 13 (16.46%) Linux Support
4 13 (16.46%) Support Engineer
4 13 (16.46%) Linux Support Engineer
5 8 (10.13%) Senior Systems Administrator
5 8 (10.13%) Senior Manager
5 8 (10.13%) Marketing Manager
6 7 (8.86%) Architect
7 6 (7.59%) UNIX Administrator
7 6 (7.59%) UNIX Systems Administrator
8 5 (6.33%) Infrastructure Architect
8 5 (6.33%) Systems Engineer
9 4 (5.06%) Consultant
9 4 (5.06%) Senior Linux Engineer
10 3 (3.80%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
10 3 (3.80%) Lead Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (10.13%) Web Services
2 3 (3.80%) XML
2 3 (3.80%) LAMP
2 3 (3.80%) REST
3 2 (2.53%) RESTful
4 1 (1.27%) FreeSWITCH
4 1 (1.27%) OSGi
4 1 (1.27%) libvirt
4 1 (1.27%) Ajax
4 1 (1.27%) XMPP
4 1 (1.27%) MAPI
4 1 (1.27%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 12 (15.19%) Open Source
2 4 (5.06%) Clustering
3 3 (3.80%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.53%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.27%) CMDB
5 1 (1.27%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 68 (86.08%) Linux
2 25 (31.65%) Windows
3 21 (26.58%) UNIX
4 19 (24.05%) Ubuntu
5 18 (22.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 14 (17.72%) CentOS
7 11 (13.92%) Windows Server 2008
7 11 (13.92%) Windows 7
8 10 (12.66%) Debian
9 8 (10.13%) FreeBSD
9 8 (10.13%) Mac OS X
10 4 (5.06%) Solaris
10 4 (5.06%) Apple iOS
10 4 (5.06%) Windows Server 2012
10 4 (5.06%) Mac OS X Server
10 4 (5.06%) Android
11 2 (2.53%) Fedora
11 2 (2.53%) SUSE
12 1 (1.27%) OpenBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (21.52%) DevOps
2 14 (17.72%) Configuration Management
3 13 (16.46%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (8.86%) ITIL
5 5 (6.33%) TOGAF
5 5 (6.33%) Problem Management
6 4 (5.06%) Security Testing
6 4 (5.06%) Information Assurance
6 4 (5.06%) Software Testing
6 4 (5.06%) Load Balancing
7 3 (3.80%) Database Tuning
7 3 (3.80%) Product Management
7 3 (3.80%) Performance Tuning
7 3 (3.80%) Performance Monitoring
7 3 (3.80%) Network Monitoring
7 3 (3.80%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (3.80%) Scrum
7 3 (3.80%) Workflow
8 2 (2.53%) OOP
8 2 (2.53%) Identity Management
Programming Languages
1 37 (46.84%) Perl
2 36 (45.57%) Python
3 27 (34.18%) Bash Shell
4 20 (25.32%) PHP
5 16 (20.25%) Ruby
6 11 (13.92%) Java
7 6 (7.59%) Shell Script
8 4 (5.06%) PowerShell
9 3 (3.80%) C
10 1 (1.27%) C++
Qualifications
1 10 (12.66%) RHCE
2 5 (6.33%) RHCSA
3 4 (5.06%) Degree
3 4 (5.06%) SC Cleared
3 4 (5.06%) DV Cleared
3 4 (5.06%) Security Cleared
3 4 (5.06%) VCP4
4 2 (2.53%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.80%) QA
2 1 (1.27%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.27%) SLA
System Software
1 54 (68.35%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (13.92%) Xen
3 10 (12.66%) Active Directory
4 8 (10.13%) Hyper-V
5 4 (5.06%) VMware Workstation
5 4 (5.06%) NFS
6 3 (3.80%) VirtualBox
6 3 (3.80%) LXC
7 2 (2.53%) vSphere
8 1 (1.27%) Varnish
8 1 (1.27%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (1.27%) QEMU
8 1 (1.27%) pfSense
8 1 (1.27%) Ceph
Systems Management
1 35 (44.30%) Puppet
2 18 (22.78%) Nagios
3 17 (21.52%) Opscode Chef
4 9 (11.39%) cPanel
4 9 (11.39%) Webmin
4 9 (11.39%) Plesk
5 4 (5.06%) Ansible
5 4 (5.06%) WSUS
5 4 (5.06%) EMC NetWorker
6 3 (3.80%) Cobbler
6 3 (3.80%) Vagrant
6 3 (3.80%) Check_MK
7 2 (2.53%) HAProxy
8 1 (1.27%) collectd
8 1 (1.27%) StatsD
8 1 (1.27%) logstash
8 1 (1.27%) Salt
8 1 (1.27%) Opsview
8 1 (1.27%) CFEngine
8 1 (1.27%) Cacti
Vendors
1 57 (72.15%) VMware
2 28 (35.44%) Red Hat
3 12 (15.19%) Citrix
4 10 (12.66%) HP
5 8 (10.13%) Percona
6 7 (8.86%) Cisco
6 7 (8.86%) Microsoft
7 6 (7.59%) Dell
8 5 (6.33%) IBM
9 4 (5.06%) EMC
9 4 (5.06%) Juniper
9 4 (5.06%) Google
10 2 (2.53%) Oracle
11 1 (1.27%) WatchGuard
11 1 (1.27%) NETGEAR
11 1 (1.27%) Kaspersky
11 1 (1.27%) Rackspace
11 1 (1.27%) SaltStack
11 1 (1.27%) Apple
11 1 (1.27%) CheckPoint
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