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

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Kernel-Based Virtual Machine (KVM)
Rank 415 400 390
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -10
Permanent jobs citing KVM 28 44 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.14% 0.19% 0.25%
As % of the System Software category 0.97% 1.51% 1.99%
Number of salaries quoted 14 31 53
Average salary £45,000 £42,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £45,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +28.57%
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
2889 2919 2818
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 13.93% 12.89% 12.78%
Number of salaries quoted 2416 2308 2414
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -1.31%

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 31 July 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 31 July 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
Surrey +30 17 £53,750 +14.66% 3
Oxfordshire +14 4 £47,500 -17.39% 3
East Sussex +20 3 £45,000 +12.50%
Berkshire -9 3 - -
Hampshire +2 1 £35,000 +84.21%
KVM
England

KVM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 67 (78.82%) Linux
2 64 (75.29%) VMware
3 60 (70.59%) VMware Infrastructure
4 46 (54.12%) Python
4 46 (54.12%) MySQL
5 44 (51.76%) Puppet
6 39 (45.88%) Perl
7 32 (37.65%) Red Hat
8 31 (36.47%) Firewall
8 31 (36.47%) Agile Software Development
8 31 (36.47%) Data Centre
9 28 (32.94%) Java
10 26 (30.59%) Configuration Management
10 26 (30.59%) VPN
10 26 (30.59%) Ubuntu
11 25 (29.41%) DNS
12 24 (28.24%) BGP
12 24 (28.24%) Apache
12 24 (28.24%) Ruby
13 23 (27.06%) PostgreSQL
13 23 (27.06%) Amazon AWS
14 22 (25.88%) Xen
14 22 (25.88%) HTTP
15 21 (24.71%) SMTP
15 21 (24.71%) CentOS
16 20 (23.53%) Git (software)
17 18 (21.18%) DevOps
17 18 (21.18%) Windows
17 18 (21.18%) TCP/IP
18 17 (20.00%) Citrix

KVM
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 24 (28.24%) Apache
2 15 (17.65%) Tomcat
3 14 (16.47%) nginx
4 4 (4.71%) MS Exchange
5 2 (2.35%) OpenStack
6 1 (1.18%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (1.18%) IIS
6 1 (1.18%) Jetty
Applications
1 10 (11.76%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.35%) MS Visio
2 2 (2.35%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 23 (27.06%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (12.94%) Cloud Computing
3 5 (5.88%) Responsys
3 5 (5.88%) Taleo
4 4 (4.71%) SaaS
5 2 (2.35%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (1.18%) Amazon S3
6 1 (1.18%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (1.18%) Amazon SQS
6 1 (1.18%) Route 53
6 1 (1.18%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 31 (36.47%) Firewall
2 26 (30.59%) VPN
3 25 (29.41%) DNS
4 24 (28.24%) BGP
5 22 (25.88%) HTTP
6 21 (24.71%) SMTP
7 18 (21.18%) TCP/IP
8 17 (20.00%) MPLS
9 16 (18.82%) OSPF
10 13 (15.29%) IMAP
11 11 (12.94%) Network Security
12 8 (9.41%) VLAN
13 5 (5.88%) SAN
13 5 (5.88%) iSCSI
14 2 (2.35%) NAS
14 2 (2.35%) X.509
14 2 (2.35%) DHCP
14 2 (2.35%) FTP
14 2 (2.35%) LAN
14 2 (2.35%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (54.12%) MySQL
2 23 (27.06%) PostgreSQL
3 14 (16.47%) Relational Database
4 12 (14.12%) MongoDB
4 12 (14.12%) Redis
5 6 (7.06%) Hadoop
6 5 (5.88%) Oracle Reports
7 3 (3.53%) SQL Server
8 1 (1.18%) CouchDB
8 1 (1.18%) Amazon RDS
8 1 (1.18%) NoSQL
8 1 (1.18%) HBase
Development Applications
1 20 (23.53%) Git (software)
2 16 (18.82%) Jenkins
3 15 (17.65%) Subversion
4 10 (11.76%) Maven
5 2 (2.35%) JIRA
5 2 (2.35%) Selenium
6 1 (1.18%) Ant
6 1 (1.18%) Redmine
General
1 17 (20.00%) Telecoms
2 16 (18.82%) Marketing
3 9 (10.59%) Finance
4 2 (2.35%) Billing
5 1 (1.18%) Retail
Job Titles
1 31 (36.47%) Systems Administrator
1 31 (36.47%) Administrator
2 21 (24.71%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 21 (24.71%) Linux Administrator
3 16 (18.82%) Marketing Manager
3 16 (18.82%) Senior Manager
4 14 (16.47%) DevOps Engineer
5 10 (11.76%) Linux Engineer
6 8 (9.41%) UNIX Systems Administrator
6 8 (9.41%) UNIX Administrator
7 7 (8.24%) Network Engineer
8 6 (7.06%) Analyst
9 5 (5.88%) Support Engineer
9 5 (5.88%) Linux Support
9 5 (5.88%) Senior Linux Engineer
9 5 (5.88%) Linux Support Engineer
10 4 (4.71%) Linux DevOps Engineer
11 3 (3.53%) Service Desk Analyst
11 3 (3.53%) Service Analyst
12 2 (2.35%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (14.12%) Web Services
2 6 (7.06%) LAMP
3 3 (3.53%) jQuery
4 2 (2.35%) Software Packaging
4 2 (2.35%) HTML
4 2 (2.35%) CSS
4 2 (2.35%) HTML5
4 2 (2.35%) RabbitMQ
4 2 (2.35%) Gherkin
5 1 (1.18%) Ajax
5 1 (1.18%) Django
5 1 (1.18%) YUI
5 1 (1.18%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 31 (36.47%) Data Centre
2 9 (10.59%) Public Cloud
3 7 (8.24%) Enterprise Cloud
3 7 (8.24%) Computer Science
3 7 (8.24%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (5.88%) Statistics
4 5 (5.88%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.35%) Clustering
5 2 (2.35%) iPad
5 2 (2.35%) User Experience
6 1 (1.18%) CMDB
6 1 (1.18%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 67 (78.82%) Linux
2 26 (30.59%) Ubuntu
3 21 (24.71%) CentOS
4 18 (21.18%) Windows
5 16 (18.82%) UNIX
5 16 (18.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 15 (17.65%) Debian
7 5 (5.88%) Oracle Linux
8 3 (3.53%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (2.35%) Solaris
10 1 (1.18%) AIX
10 1 (1.18%) Fedora
10 1 (1.18%) FreeBSD
10 1 (1.18%) SUSE
10 1 (1.18%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (36.47%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (30.59%) Configuration Management
3 18 (21.18%) DevOps
4 12 (14.12%) Server Building
5 11 (12.94%) Patch Management
6 10 (11.76%) Load Balancing
7 8 (9.41%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (5.88%) Performance Management
8 5 (5.88%) Line Management
9 4 (4.71%) ITIL
10 3 (3.53%) Project Management
10 3 (3.53%) Root Cause Analysis
11 2 (2.35%) Capacity Management
11 2 (2.35%) BDD
11 2 (2.35%) Manual Testing
11 2 (2.35%) Test Management
11 2 (2.35%) Test Scripting
11 2 (2.35%) Change Management
11 2 (2.35%) Identity Management
11 2 (2.35%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 46 (54.12%) Python
2 39 (45.88%) Perl
3 28 (32.94%) Java
4 24 (28.24%) Ruby
5 15 (17.65%) Bash Shell
6 12 (14.12%) PHP
7 10 (11.76%) Shell Script
8 6 (7.06%) C
9 4 (4.71%) SQL
10 1 (1.18%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 12 (14.12%) CCNA
1 12 (14.12%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (11.76%) Degree
3 8 (9.41%) RHCE
4 7 (8.24%) Security Cleared
5 5 (5.88%) MySQL Certification
5 5 (5.88%) IC3 Certification
6 2 (2.35%) SC Cleared
6 2 (2.35%) DV Cleared
7 1 (1.18%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (1.18%) A+ Certification
7 1 (1.18%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (1.18%) MCTS
7 1 (1.18%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (1.18%) RHCSA
7 1 (1.18%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (11.76%) QA
System Software
1 60 (70.59%) VMware Infrastructure
2 22 (25.88%) Xen
3 13 (15.29%) Hyper-V
4 8 (9.41%) Active Directory
5 5 (5.88%) XenServer
6 4 (4.71%) VirtualBox
6 4 (4.71%) Ceph
7 2 (2.35%) LXC
7 2 (2.35%) vSphere
7 2 (2.35%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (1.18%) vCloud
8 1 (1.18%) pfSense
8 1 (1.18%) VMware ESX
8 1 (1.18%) iptables
Systems Management
1 44 (51.76%) Puppet
2 12 (14.12%) Nagios
3 5 (5.88%) Graphite
4 4 (4.71%) Opsview
4 4 (4.71%) Icinga
5 2 (2.35%) Rundeck
5 2 (2.35%) Backup Exec
5 2 (2.35%) EMC NetWorker
5 2 (2.35%) ZABBIX
5 2 (2.35%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (1.18%) HAProxy
6 1 (1.18%) Ansible
6 1 (1.18%) Cobbler
6 1 (1.18%) Cacti
6 1 (1.18%) Plesk
6 1 (1.18%) cPanel
6 1 (1.18%) Webmin
Vendors
1 64 (75.29%) VMware
2 32 (37.65%) Red Hat
3 17 (20.00%) Citrix
4 15 (17.65%) Microsoft
5 12 (14.12%) Percona
6 11 (12.94%) Juniper
7 9 (10.59%) Google
8 8 (9.41%) Oracle
9 5 (5.88%) Sun
9 5 (5.88%) Eloqua
10 4 (4.71%) IBM
11 2 (2.35%) WatchGuard
11 2 (2.35%) Apple
11 2 (2.35%) CheckPoint
11 2 (2.35%) HP
11 2 (2.35%) EMC
11 2 (2.35%) Cisco
12 1 (1.18%) Perforce
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