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

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Kernel-Based Virtual Machine (KVM)
Rank 386 393 410
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +17
Permanent jobs citing KVM 55 42 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.26% 0.19% 0.15%
As % of the System Software category 2.03% 1.65% 1.29%
Number of salaries quoted 30 40 16
Average salary £40,000 £44,250 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.60% -11.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,350 £36,350 £6,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,250 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,250 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-8.33% -10.00%
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
2713 2552 2480
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 13.02% 11.47% 11.30%
Number of salaries quoted 2247 2072 2069
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 £23,000 £24,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
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 27 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 27 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 -4 24 £51,500 +15.73%
East Sussex -6 17 £40,000 -
Surrey +10 9 £40,000 -23.07% 1
Oxfordshire +9 3 £55,000 +4.76% 1
West Sussex - 2 £40,750 -
KVM
England

KVM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 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 70 (79.55%) VMware
2 68 (77.27%) Linux
3 66 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 43 (48.86%) MySQL
5 37 (42.05%) Perl
5 37 (42.05%) Python
5 37 (42.05%) Puppet
6 30 (34.09%) DNS
7 29 (32.95%) HTTP
8 26 (29.55%) Red Hat
9 22 (25.00%) VPN
9 22 (25.00%) UNIX
10 21 (23.86%) Windows
10 21 (23.86%) Apache
10 21 (23.86%) BGP
10 21 (23.86%) Ubuntu
11 19 (21.59%) Agile Software Development
11 19 (21.59%) Telecoms
11 19 (21.59%) MS Excel
12 18 (20.45%) Java
12 18 (20.45%) MPLS
12 18 (20.45%) PostgreSQL
12 18 (20.45%) Marketing
12 18 (20.45%) Xen
12 18 (20.45%) Ruby
12 18 (20.45%) Bash Shell
13 17 (19.32%) Nagios
13 17 (19.32%) SMTP
14 16 (18.18%) TCP/IP
14 16 (18.18%) nginx

KVM
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 27 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 21 (23.86%) Apache
2 16 (18.18%) nginx
3 11 (12.50%) IIS
4 8 (9.09%) OpenStack
5 7 (7.95%) Tomcat
6 2 (2.27%) MS Exchange
7 1 (1.14%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (1.14%) Jetty
Applications
1 19 (21.59%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.27%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 11 (12.50%) Cloud Computing
2 7 (7.95%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (3.41%) SaaS
4 2 (2.27%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (1.14%) Amazon S3
5 1 (1.14%) Amazon SQS
5 1 (1.14%) Google Apps
5 1 (1.14%) Office 365
5 1 (1.14%) Route 53
5 1 (1.14%) Amazon ELB
5 1 (1.14%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 30 (34.09%) DNS
2 29 (32.95%) HTTP
3 22 (25.00%) VPN
4 21 (23.86%) BGP
5 18 (20.45%) MPLS
6 17 (19.32%) SMTP
7 16 (18.18%) TCP/IP
8 13 (14.77%) Network Security
9 12 (13.64%) Firewall
10 11 (12.50%) OSPF
10 11 (12.50%) DHCP
11 10 (11.36%) Internet
12 8 (9.09%) SAN
13 7 (7.95%) IMAP
14 5 (5.68%) VLAN
15 4 (4.55%) OpenLDAP
16 2 (2.27%) NAS
16 2 (2.27%) Software-Defined Networking
16 2 (2.27%) iSCSI
17 1 (1.14%) Asterisk PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (48.86%) MySQL
2 18 (20.45%) PostgreSQL
3 9 (10.23%) SQL Server
4 6 (6.82%) Relational Database
5 2 (2.27%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.14%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.14%) Redis
6 1 (1.14%) Big Data
6 1 (1.14%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 8 (9.09%) Git (software)
2 7 (7.95%) Subversion
2 7 (7.95%) Jenkins
3 6 (6.82%) Maven
4 1 (1.14%) Selenium
4 1 (1.14%) Redmine
General
1 19 (21.59%) Telecoms
2 18 (20.45%) Marketing
3 6 (6.82%) Retail
3 6 (6.82%) Finance
4 1 (1.14%) Banking
Job Titles
1 36 (40.91%) Systems Administrator
1 36 (40.91%) Administrator
2 28 (31.82%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 28 (31.82%) Linux Administrator
3 16 (18.18%) Linux Engineer
3 16 (18.18%) Marketing Manager
3 16 (18.18%) Senior Manager
4 11 (12.50%) Support Engineer
4 11 (12.50%) Linux Support
4 11 (12.50%) Linux Support Engineer
5 10 (11.36%) UNIX Systems Administrator
5 10 (11.36%) UNIX Administrator
6 7 (7.95%) Senior Systems Administrator
6 7 (7.95%) Architect
7 6 (6.82%) Senior Linux Engineer
8 5 (5.68%) Infrastructure Architect
9 4 (4.55%) Systems Engineer
10 3 (3.41%) Consultant
10 3 (3.41%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
10 3 (3.41%) Lead Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (7.95%) Web Services
2 2 (2.27%) RESTful
3 1 (1.14%) HTML5
3 1 (1.14%) FreeSWITCH
3 1 (1.14%) OSGi
3 1 (1.14%) REST
3 1 (1.14%) Gherkin
3 1 (1.14%) HTML
3 1 (1.14%) CSS
3 1 (1.14%) SOAP
3 1 (1.14%) XML
3 1 (1.14%) MAPI
3 1 (1.14%) LAMP
3 1 (1.14%) Ajax
3 1 (1.14%) XMPP
3 1 (1.14%) Django
3 1 (1.14%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.82%) Open Source
2 4 (4.55%) Clustering
3 2 (2.27%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.14%) CMDB
4 1 (1.14%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.14%) Social Media
4 1 (1.14%) iPad
4 1 (1.14%) User Experience
4 1 (1.14%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 68 (77.27%) Linux
2 22 (25.00%) UNIX
3 21 (23.86%) Windows
3 21 (23.86%) Ubuntu
4 16 (18.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 12 (13.64%) CentOS
5 12 (13.64%) Debian
6 11 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
7 8 (9.09%) Windows 7
8 6 (6.82%) FreeBSD
9 5 (5.68%) Mac OS X
10 4 (4.55%) Apple iOS
10 4 (4.55%) Windows Server 2012
10 4 (4.55%) Mac OS X Server
10 4 (4.55%) Android
11 3 (3.41%) Solaris
12 2 (2.27%) Fedora
12 2 (2.27%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (21.59%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (15.91%) DevOps
3 12 (13.64%) Configuration Management
4 7 (7.95%) Load Balancing
5 6 (6.82%) ITIL
6 5 (5.68%) Problem Management
6 5 (5.68%) Software Testing
6 5 (5.68%) TOGAF
7 4 (4.55%) Information Assurance
7 4 (4.55%) Security Testing
8 3 (3.41%) Database Tuning
8 3 (3.41%) Network Monitoring
9 2 (2.27%) Software Engineering
9 2 (2.27%) Continuous Improvement
9 2 (2.27%) OOP
10 1 (1.14%) OO
10 1 (1.14%) CRM
10 1 (1.14%) E-Commerce
10 1 (1.14%) Business Intelligence
10 1 (1.14%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 37 (42.05%) Perl
1 37 (42.05%) Python
2 18 (20.45%) Ruby
2 18 (20.45%) Java
2 18 (20.45%) Bash Shell
3 15 (17.05%) PHP
4 5 (5.68%) C
4 5 (5.68%) Shell Script
5 4 (4.55%) PowerShell
6 2 (2.27%) SQL
7 1 (1.14%) C++
Qualifications
1 12 (13.64%) RHCE
2 5 (5.68%) RHCSA
3 4 (4.55%) Degree
3 4 (4.55%) SC Cleared
3 4 (4.55%) DV Cleared
3 4 (4.55%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.82%) QA
2 1 (1.14%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.14%) SLA
System Software
1 66 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 18 (20.45%) Xen
3 14 (15.91%) Hyper-V
4 10 (11.36%) Active Directory
5 4 (4.55%) VMware Workstation
5 4 (4.55%) NFS
5 4 (4.55%) VirtualBox
6 3 (3.41%) vSphere
7 2 (2.27%) XenServer
7 2 (2.27%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (1.14%) vCloud
8 1 (1.14%) pfSense
8 1 (1.14%) Ceph
8 1 (1.14%) iptables
8 1 (1.14%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 37 (42.05%) Puppet
2 17 (19.32%) Nagios
3 12 (13.64%) Opscode Chef
4 7 (7.95%) cPanel
4 7 (7.95%) Webmin
4 7 (7.95%) Plesk
5 5 (5.68%) Ansible
6 4 (4.55%) WSUS
6 4 (4.55%) EMC NetWorker
7 3 (3.41%) Cobbler
8 2 (2.27%) Check_MK
8 2 (2.27%) HAProxy
9 1 (1.14%) collectd
9 1 (1.14%) StatsD
9 1 (1.14%) Cacti
9 1 (1.14%) Backup Exec
9 1 (1.14%) Icinga
9 1 (1.14%) Vagrant
9 1 (1.14%) logstash
9 1 (1.14%) Salt
Vendors
1 70 (79.55%) VMware
2 26 (29.55%) Red Hat
3 12 (13.64%) Microsoft
3 12 (13.64%) Citrix
4 10 (11.36%) HP
5 9 (10.23%) Google
6 7 (7.95%) Juniper
6 7 (7.95%) Cisco
6 7 (7.95%) IBM
7 6 (6.82%) Dell
7 6 (6.82%) Percona
8 4 (4.55%) EMC
9 3 (3.41%) Oracle
10 2 (2.27%) Apple
11 1 (1.14%) CheckPoint
11 1 (1.14%) Rackspace
11 1 (1.14%) SaltStack
11 1 (1.14%) WatchGuard
11 1 (1.14%) NETGEAR
11 1 (1.14%) Kaspersky
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