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

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Kernel-Based Virtual Machine (KVM)
Rank 408 351 439
Rank change year-on-year
-57 +88
Permanent jobs citing KVM 45 76 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.20% 0.35% 0.022%
As % of the System Software category 1.63% 2.77% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 33 71 5
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £44,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -10.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £35,000 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £61,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -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
2762 2746 2542
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 12.42% 12.68% 11.03%
Number of salaries quoted 2220 2330 2212
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +1.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
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 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 27 August 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 27 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
Berkshire -29 16 £32,750 -18.12% 1
East Sussex -27 15 £42,500 +6.25%
Buckinghamshire +7 8 - -
Oxfordshire -3 2 £55,000 -
Kent - 2 £60,000 -
Surrey -4 1 - - 1
Hampshire -11 1 £19,000 -
KVM
England

KVM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 59 (67.82%) Linux
2 51 (58.62%) Windows
3 40 (45.98%) VMware
4 37 (42.53%) MySQL
4 37 (42.53%) VMware Infrastructure
5 33 (37.93%) Perl
6 31 (35.63%) Configuration Management
7 30 (34.48%) UNIX
8 29 (33.33%) Python
9 27 (31.03%) Bash Shell
10 23 (26.44%) Active Directory
11 22 (25.29%) Red Hat
11 22 (25.29%) Open Source
11 22 (25.29%) OpenStack
12 19 (21.84%) Ubuntu
13 18 (20.69%) Ruby
13 18 (20.69%) Performance Monitoring
13 18 (20.69%) Apache
13 18 (20.69%) IIS
14 17 (19.54%) MS Office
14 17 (19.54%) Mac OS X
14 17 (19.54%) Windows 7
14 17 (19.54%) SCCM
15 16 (18.39%) Network Security
15 16 (18.39%) PCI DSS
15 16 (18.39%) ServiceNow
15 16 (18.39%) VoIP
15 16 (18.39%) MS Visio
15 16 (18.39%) PostgreSQL
15 16 (18.39%) ISA Server

KVM
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 22 (25.29%) OpenStack
2 18 (20.69%) IIS
2 18 (20.69%) Apache
3 14 (16.09%) Node.js
4 11 (12.64%) MS Exchange
5 10 (11.49%) Exchange Server 2003
5 10 (11.49%) Exchange Server 2007
5 10 (11.49%) Exchange Server 2013
6 9 (10.34%) nginx
7 2 (2.30%) Drupal
8 1 (1.15%) Oracle Workflow
8 1 (1.15%) Tomcat
8 1 (1.15%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 17 (19.54%) MS Office
2 16 (18.39%) MS Visio
3 8 (9.20%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.75%) SaaS
2 2 (2.30%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (18.39%) VoIP
1 16 (18.39%) Network Security
2 14 (16.09%) DNS
3 10 (11.49%) Internet
4 9 (10.34%) HTTP
5 7 (8.05%) TCP/IP
5 7 (8.05%) SMTP
5 7 (8.05%) SSL
5 7 (8.05%) Firewall
5 7 (8.05%) Asterisk PBX
6 6 (6.90%) LDAP
7 4 (4.60%) DHCP
8 3 (3.45%) SSH
8 3 (3.45%) SAN
9 2 (2.30%) VRRP
9 2 (2.30%) BIG-IP
9 2 (2.30%) VLAN
9 2 (2.30%) IPsec
9 2 (2.30%) iSCSI
9 2 (2.30%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (42.53%) MySQL
2 16 (18.39%) PostgreSQL
3 14 (16.09%) RDBMS
3 14 (16.09%) Relational Database
4 6 (6.90%) SQL Server
5 3 (3.45%) MongoDB
5 3 (3.45%) NoSQL
6 2 (2.30%) Redis
7 1 (1.15%) Big Data
7 1 (1.15%) Oracle Database
7 1 (1.15%) HBase
7 1 (1.15%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (1.15%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (1.15%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (1.15%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 3 (3.45%) Git (software)
2 2 (2.30%) Subversion
2 2 (2.30%) Bitbucket
2 2 (2.30%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.15%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (1.15%) Cucumber
General
1 15 (17.24%) Finance
2 8 (9.20%) Legal
Job Titles
1 35 (40.23%) Administrator
2 32 (36.78%) Systems Administrator
3 30 (34.48%) Linux Administrator
4 27 (31.03%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 21 (24.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 13 (14.94%) Linux Engineer
7 12 (13.79%) Server Engineer
8 7 (8.05%) Linux Support
9 6 (6.90%) Linux Support Engineer
9 6 (6.90%) Support Engineer
10 5 (5.75%) Infrastructure Consultant
10 5 (5.75%) Consultant
11 4 (4.60%) Systems Engineer
11 4 (4.60%) Services Delivery Manager
11 4 (4.60%) Operations Manager
11 4 (4.60%) Service Manager
11 4 (4.60%) UNIX Systems Administrator
11 4 (4.60%) Windows Administrator
11 4 (4.60%) Windows Systems Administrator
11 4 (4.60%) Solaris Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.45%) LAMP
1 3 (3.45%) Web Services
2 2 (2.30%) XML
2 2 (2.30%) Memcached
2 2 (2.30%) REST
3 1 (1.15%) AngularJS
3 1 (1.15%) Flash
3 1 (1.15%) Ajax
3 1 (1.15%) Software Packaging
3 1 (1.15%) YUI
3 1 (1.15%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 22 (25.29%) Open Source
2 10 (11.49%) Management Information System
3 8 (9.20%) LPAR
4 4 (4.60%) Computer Science
5 3 (3.45%) Mathematics
6 2 (2.30%) Clustering
6 2 (2.30%) Social Media
6 2 (2.30%) Digital Media
7 1 (1.15%) Embedded Systems
7 1 (1.15%) VHDL
7 1 (1.15%) Verilog
7 1 (1.15%) Device Driver
7 1 (1.15%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 59 (67.82%) Linux
2 51 (58.62%) Windows
3 30 (34.48%) UNIX
4 19 (21.84%) Ubuntu
5 17 (19.54%) Mac OS X
5 17 (19.54%) Windows 7
6 14 (16.09%) CentOS
7 12 (13.79%) Windows Server 2008
8 7 (8.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 7 (8.05%) Solaris
9 6 (6.90%) Debian
9 6 (6.90%) Windows Server 2012
10 5 (5.75%) OpenBSD
11 4 (4.60%) AIX
11 4 (4.60%) HPUX
11 4 (4.60%) Windows Server 2003
11 4 (4.60%) FreeBSD
12 3 (3.45%) Android
13 2 (2.30%) SELinux
13 2 (2.30%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (35.63%) Configuration Management
2 18 (20.69%) Performance Monitoring
3 16 (18.39%) Kalman Filter
3 16 (18.39%) Data Security
3 16 (18.39%) Change Management
4 15 (17.24%) Disaster Recovery
4 15 (17.24%) Workflow
4 15 (17.24%) ITIL
5 14 (16.09%) Performance Tuning
6 12 (13.79%) Capacity Planning
7 10 (11.49%) Change Control
8 9 (10.34%) Service Delivery
9 8 (9.20%) Validation
9 8 (9.20%) Root Cause Analysis
10 6 (6.90%) DevOps
10 6 (6.90%) Agile Software Development
10 6 (6.90%) Service Management
11 4 (4.60%) Strategic Planning
11 4 (4.60%) Business Continuity
11 4 (4.60%) Operations Management
Programming Languages
1 33 (37.93%) Perl
2 29 (33.33%) Python
3 27 (31.03%) Bash Shell
4 18 (20.69%) Ruby
5 8 (9.20%) Shell Script
6 6 (6.90%) PHP
7 4 (4.60%) Java
8 2 (2.30%) SQL
9 1 (1.15%) VBScript
9 1 (1.15%) VB
9 1 (1.15%) JavaScript
9 1 (1.15%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.15%) C
Qualifications
1 8 (9.20%) Degree
2 6 (6.90%) CCNA
2 6 (6.90%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (4.60%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (3.45%) MCSA
5 2 (2.30%) RHCE
5 2 (2.30%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (2.30%) SC Cleared
5 2 (2.30%) DV Cleared
5 2 (2.30%) Security Cleared
6 1 (1.15%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (1.15%) PhD
6 1 (1.15%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (18.39%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 16 (18.39%) PCI DSS
2 4 (4.60%) SLA
3 2 (2.30%) QA
System Software
1 37 (42.53%) VMware Infrastructure
2 23 (26.44%) Active Directory
3 16 (18.39%) ISA Server
4 8 (9.20%) XenApp
5 5 (5.75%) NFS
5 5 (5.75%) Xen
6 4 (4.60%) Hyper-V
6 4 (4.60%) XenDesktop
6 4 (4.60%) vSphere
7 3 (3.45%) Varnish
7 3 (3.45%) VMware ESX
8 2 (2.30%) Squid
8 2 (2.30%) Samba
8 2 (2.30%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (1.15%) Dovecot
9 1 (1.15%) VirtualBox
9 1 (1.15%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 17 (19.54%) SCCM
2 10 (11.49%) ARCserve
2 10 (11.49%) Puppet
3 5 (5.75%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (4.60%) HAProxy
4 4 (4.60%) Vagrant
4 4 (4.60%) Nagios
4 4 (4.60%) Plesk
5 2 (2.30%) EMC NetWorker
5 2 (2.30%) collectd
5 2 (2.30%) StatsD
5 2 (2.30%) Ansible
5 2 (2.30%) logstash
5 2 (2.30%) Salt
6 1 (1.15%) Opsview
6 1 (1.15%) Check_MK
6 1 (1.15%) Cacti
6 1 (1.15%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 40 (45.98%) VMware
2 22 (25.29%) Red Hat
3 16 (18.39%) McAfee
3 16 (18.39%) Websense
3 16 (18.39%) ServiceNow
4 15 (17.24%) HP
5 13 (14.94%) Cisco
6 12 (13.79%) Microsoft
7 10 (11.49%) F5
8 9 (10.34%) Citrix
9 6 (6.90%) Dell
10 2 (2.30%) EMC
10 2 (2.30%) Percona
10 2 (2.30%) Rackspace
10 2 (2.30%) SaltStack
10 2 (2.30%) Oracle
11 1 (1.15%) Perforce
11 1 (1.15%) BMC
11 1 (1.15%) Siemens
11 1 (1.15%) Sun
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