The first table below looks at the demand for Kernel Tuning skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Kernel Tuning over the 3 months to 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Kernel Tuning
Rank 873 846 887
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +41
Permanent jobs citing Kernel Tuning 8 24 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.007% 0.022% 0.007%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.009% 0.028% 0.009%
Number of salaries quoted 8 23 1
Average salary £47,500 £70,000 £90,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-32.14% -22.22%
UK excluding London average salary - £40,000 -
Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
93591 85411 91038
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 80.38% 78.79% 77.51%
Number of salaries quoted 75267 69754 77438
Average salary £47,500 £47,000 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.06% +2.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%

Kernel Tuning
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Kernel Tuning within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Kernel Tuning Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Kernel Tuning
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Kernel Tuning within the UK.

Kernel Tuning Salary Trend in the UK

Kernel Tuning
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Kernel Tuning over the 3 months to 1 August 2014 within the UK.

Kernel Tuning Salary Histogram in the UK

Kernel Tuning
Top 3 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Kernel Tuning within the UK over the 3 months to 1 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
London -40 8 £47,500 -32.14%
England -75 8 £47,500 -32.14%
City of London -23 1 £51,500 -26.42%

Kernel Tuning
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing Kernel Tuning 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 Kernel Tuning.

1 12 (100.00%) Linux
2 9 (75.00%) Python
2 9 (75.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 8 (66.67%) Bash Shell
3 8 (66.67%) Puppet
3 8 (66.67%) Perl
4 6 (50.00%) DHCP
4 6 (50.00%) NFS
4 6 (50.00%) DNS
4 6 (50.00%) Capacity Planning
4 6 (50.00%) YUM
5 5 (41.67%) Cisco
6 4 (33.33%) Low Latency
7 3 (25.00%) Ultra-Low Latency
7 3 (25.00%) Banking
7 3 (25.00%) Front Office
7 3 (25.00%) Nagios
8 2 (16.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 2 (16.67%) Red Hat
8 2 (16.67%) Java
8 2 (16.67%) Finance
8 2 (16.67%) Equities
8 2 (16.67%) CFEngine
8 2 (16.67%) UNIX
8 2 (16.67%) Hedge funds
9 1 (8.33%) Ruby
9 1 (8.33%) Degree
9 1 (8.33%) Load Balancing
9 1 (8.33%) Computer Science
9 1 (8.33%) Lua

Kernel Tuning
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing Kernel Tuning 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 Kernel Tuning. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (8.33%) Node.js
1 1 (8.33%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 6 (50.00%) DHCP
1 6 (50.00%) DNS
2 1 (8.33%) tcpdump
2 1 (8.33%) Multicast
2 1 (8.33%) IGMP
2 1 (8.33%) HTTP
2 1 (8.33%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) MongoDB
1 1 (8.33%) Apache Cassandra
1 1 (8.33%) NoSQL
1 1 (8.33%) Redis
1 1 (8.33%) MySQL
General
1 3 (25.00%) Banking
1 3 (25.00%) Front Office
2 2 (16.67%) Finance
3 1 (8.33%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Developer
2 2 (16.67%) Systems Administrator
2 2 (16.67%) Systems Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Administrator
2 2 (16.67%) Linux Administrator
2 2 (16.67%) Java Developer
2 2 (16.67%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 2 (16.67%) Linux Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) LAMP
1 1 (8.33%) Flash
1 1 (8.33%) JMX
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 2 (16.67%) Equities
1 2 (16.67%) Hedge funds
2 1 (8.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (8.33%) Management Information System
2 1 (8.33%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 12 (100.00%) Linux
2 9 (75.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (16.67%) UNIX
4 1 (8.33%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) Capacity Planning
2 4 (33.33%) Low Latency
3 3 (25.00%) Ultra-Low Latency
4 1 (8.33%) Load Balancing
4 1 (8.33%) Time Management
4 1 (8.33%) DevOps
4 1 (8.33%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (75.00%) Python
2 8 (66.67%) Bash Shell
2 8 (66.67%) Perl
3 2 (16.67%) Java
4 1 (8.33%) Ruby
4 1 (8.33%) Lua
4 1 (8.33%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) Degree
System Software
1 6 (50.00%) NFS
2 1 (8.33%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 8 (66.67%) Puppet
2 6 (50.00%) YUM
3 3 (25.00%) Nagios
4 2 (16.67%) CFEngine
5 1 (8.33%) ZABBIX
5 1 (8.33%) Munin
5 1 (8.33%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (8.33%) ITRS Geneos
5 1 (8.33%) StatsD
Vendors
1 5 (41.67%) Cisco
2 2 (16.67%) Red Hat
3 1 (8.33%) Percona
3 1 (8.33%) VMware