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

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Kernel-Based Virtual Machine (KVM)
Rank 396 408 429
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +21
Permanent jobs citing KVM 58 45 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.27% 0.19% 0.11%
As % of the System Software category 2.07% 1.65% 1.03%
Number of salaries quoted 33 43 16
Average salary £40,000 £44,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% -12.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,300 £33,000 £6,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £63,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £44,250 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-9.60% -11.50%
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
2801 2728 2534
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 13.00% 11.39% 11.10%
Number of salaries quoted 2319 2234 2126
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 £24,000 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £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 17 April 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 17 April 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 -7 24 £33,500 -23.86% 4
East Sussex +2 19 £40,000 -
Surrey +16 8 £37,000 -35.65% 1
Oxfordshire +15 4 £55,000 +4.76% 1
West Sussex - 3 £29,000 -
KVM
England

KVM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 71 (81.61%) VMware
2 67 (77.01%) Linux
2 67 (77.01%) VMware Infrastructure
3 46 (52.87%) MySQL
4 41 (47.13%) Perl
4 41 (47.13%) Python
5 35 (40.23%) Puppet
6 31 (35.63%) DNS
7 30 (34.48%) HTTP
8 26 (29.89%) Red Hat
9 25 (28.74%) Apache
9 25 (28.74%) Amazon AWS
10 24 (27.59%) BGP
10 24 (27.59%) VPN
11 23 (26.44%) UNIX
11 23 (26.44%) Ruby
12 22 (25.29%) Ubuntu
13 21 (24.14%) Xen
13 21 (24.14%) Agile Software Development
13 21 (24.14%) Java
14 20 (22.99%) PostgreSQL
15 19 (21.84%) Telecoms
15 19 (21.84%) SMTP
16 18 (20.69%) MS Excel
16 18 (20.69%) Windows
16 18 (20.69%) Nagios
16 18 (20.69%) MPLS
16 18 (20.69%) Marketing
16 18 (20.69%) Bash Shell
17 16 (18.39%) DevOps

KVM
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 25 (28.74%) Apache
2 15 (17.24%) nginx
3 11 (12.64%) IIS
4 10 (11.49%) Tomcat
5 5 (5.75%) OpenStack
6 3 (3.45%) MS Exchange
7 1 (1.15%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (1.15%) Jetty
Applications
1 18 (20.69%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.15%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 25 (28.74%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (12.64%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (4.60%) SaaS
4 2 (2.30%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (1.15%) Amazon S3
5 1 (1.15%) Amazon SQS
5 1 (1.15%) Google Apps
5 1 (1.15%) Office 365
5 1 (1.15%) Route 53
5 1 (1.15%) Amazon ELB
5 1 (1.15%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 31 (35.63%) DNS
2 30 (34.48%) HTTP
3 24 (27.59%) VPN
3 24 (27.59%) BGP
4 19 (21.84%) SMTP
5 18 (20.69%) MPLS
6 15 (17.24%) TCP/IP
7 14 (16.09%) OSPF
8 13 (14.94%) Firewall
8 13 (14.94%) Network Security
9 10 (11.49%) DHCP
10 9 (10.34%) Internet
10 9 (10.34%) IMAP
11 7 (8.05%) VLAN
12 6 (6.90%) SAN
13 3 (3.45%) iSCSI
13 3 (3.45%) NAS
14 2 (2.30%) Software-Defined Networking
15 1 (1.15%) Asterisk PBX
15 1 (1.15%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (52.87%) MySQL
2 20 (22.99%) PostgreSQL
3 9 (10.34%) SQL Server
4 8 (9.20%) Relational Database
5 2 (2.30%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.15%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.15%) Redis
6 1 (1.15%) Big Data
6 1 (1.15%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 11 (12.64%) Git (software)
2 10 (11.49%) Subversion
3 9 (10.34%) Jenkins
4 8 (9.20%) Maven
5 2 (2.30%) Selenium
6 1 (1.15%) Redmine
6 1 (1.15%) Ant
General
1 19 (21.84%) Telecoms
2 18 (20.69%) Marketing
3 8 (9.20%) Finance
4 4 (4.60%) Retail
5 1 (1.15%) Banking
Job Titles
1 32 (36.78%) Systems Administrator
1 32 (36.78%) Administrator
2 22 (25.29%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 22 (25.29%) Linux Administrator
3 19 (21.84%) Linux Engineer
4 16 (18.39%) Marketing Manager
4 16 (18.39%) Senior Manager
5 13 (14.94%) Support Engineer
5 13 (14.94%) Linux Support
5 13 (14.94%) Linux Support Engineer
6 10 (11.49%) UNIX Systems Administrator
6 10 (11.49%) UNIX Administrator
7 7 (8.05%) Senior Systems Administrator
7 7 (8.05%) Senior Linux Engineer
8 4 (4.60%) Systems Engineer
8 4 (4.60%) Architect
9 3 (3.45%) Analyst
9 3 (3.45%) Consultant
9 3 (3.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 3 (3.45%) Senior Linux Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (8.05%) Web Services
2 2 (2.30%) HTML
2 2 (2.30%) CSS
2 2 (2.30%) Software Packaging
2 2 (2.30%) jQuery
2 2 (2.30%) RESTful
2 2 (2.30%) HTML5
2 2 (2.30%) Gherkin
3 1 (1.15%) FreeSWITCH
3 1 (1.15%) OSGi
3 1 (1.15%) REST
3 1 (1.15%) Django
3 1 (1.15%) SOAP
3 1 (1.15%) XML
3 1 (1.15%) MAPI
3 1 (1.15%) LAMP
3 1 (1.15%) Ajax
3 1 (1.15%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (10.34%) Public Cloud
2 7 (8.05%) Enterprise Cloud
3 6 (6.90%) Open Source
4 4 (4.60%) Clustering
4 4 (4.60%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.30%) iPad
5 2 (2.30%) User Experience
6 1 (1.15%) Private Cloud
6 1 (1.15%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (1.15%) CMDB
6 1 (1.15%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.15%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 67 (77.01%) Linux
2 23 (26.44%) UNIX
3 22 (25.29%) Ubuntu
4 18 (20.69%) Windows
5 15 (17.24%) Debian
5 15 (17.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 13 (14.94%) CentOS
7 11 (12.64%) Windows Server 2008
8 7 (8.05%) FreeBSD
9 4 (4.60%) Windows 7
9 4 (4.60%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (2.30%) Fedora
10 2 (2.30%) Solaris
10 2 (2.30%) SUSE
11 1 (1.15%) Mac OS X
11 1 (1.15%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (24.14%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (18.39%) DevOps
3 10 (11.49%) Configuration Management
4 8 (9.20%) Load Balancing
5 6 (6.90%) Software Testing
6 4 (4.60%) Security Testing
6 4 (4.60%) Information Assurance
7 3 (3.45%) Database Tuning
7 3 (3.45%) Software Engineering
7 3 (3.45%) ITIL
8 2 (2.30%) OOP
8 2 (2.30%) TOGAF
8 2 (2.30%) Test Management
8 2 (2.30%) Test Scripting
8 2 (2.30%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (2.30%) Manual Testing
8 2 (2.30%) Problem Management
8 2 (2.30%) BDD
8 2 (2.30%) High Availability
8 2 (2.30%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 41 (47.13%) Perl
1 41 (47.13%) Python
2 23 (26.44%) Ruby
3 21 (24.14%) Java
4 18 (20.69%) Bash Shell
5 14 (16.09%) PHP
6 6 (6.90%) C
6 6 (6.90%) Shell Script
7 4 (4.60%) PowerShell
8 3 (3.45%) SQL
9 1 (1.15%) C++
Qualifications
1 13 (14.94%) RHCE
2 7 (8.05%) Degree
3 5 (5.75%) RHCSA
4 4 (4.60%) SC Cleared
4 4 (4.60%) DV Cleared
4 4 (4.60%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (11.49%) QA
2 1 (1.15%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.15%) SLA
System Software
1 67 (77.01%) VMware Infrastructure
2 21 (24.14%) Xen
3 12 (13.79%) Hyper-V
4 11 (12.64%) Active Directory
5 5 (5.75%) VirtualBox
6 4 (4.60%) VMware Workstation
6 4 (4.60%) XenServer
7 3 (3.45%) vSphere
7 3 (3.45%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (2.30%) Ceph
9 1 (1.15%) LXC
9 1 (1.15%) iptables
9 1 (1.15%) vCloud
9 1 (1.15%) pfSense
9 1 (1.15%) Varnish
9 1 (1.15%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 35 (40.23%) Puppet
2 18 (20.69%) Nagios
3 12 (13.79%) Opscode Chef
4 7 (8.05%) cPanel
4 7 (8.05%) Webmin
4 7 (8.05%) Plesk
5 4 (4.60%) WSUS
5 4 (4.60%) EMC NetWorker
6 2 (2.30%) Cobbler
6 2 (2.30%) Check_MK
6 2 (2.30%) Icinga
6 2 (2.30%) HAProxy
7 1 (1.15%) collectd
7 1 (1.15%) StatsD
7 1 (1.15%) Ansible
7 1 (1.15%) logstash
7 1 (1.15%) Salt
7 1 (1.15%) Opsview
7 1 (1.15%) Vagrant
7 1 (1.15%) Cacti
Vendors
1 71 (81.61%) VMware
2 26 (29.89%) Red Hat
3 15 (17.24%) Microsoft
4 13 (14.94%) Citrix
5 10 (11.49%) Google
6 9 (10.34%) Juniper
7 7 (8.05%) HP
8 5 (5.75%) Cisco
8 5 (5.75%) IBM
8 5 (5.75%) Percona
9 4 (4.60%) Oracle
9 4 (4.60%) EMC
10 3 (3.45%) Dell
10 3 (3.45%) Apple
11 1 (1.15%) CheckPoint
11 1 (1.15%) Rackspace
11 1 (1.15%) SaltStack
11 1 (1.15%) WatchGuard
11 1 (1.15%) NETGEAR
11 1 (1.15%) Kaspersky
Thames Ditton, Surrey
Think IT Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxford
OHO Group
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum, Benefits: Excellent Benefits & Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Oxfordshire
Oracle
Salary: excellent salary - negotiable
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Eligo Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading
Oracle
Salary: excellent salary - negotiable
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Oracle Corporation UK Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 9 days ago