The table below looks at the statistics for KVM skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited KVM over the 3 months to 4 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Kernel-Based Virtual Machine (KVM)
Rank 773 737 746
Rank change year-on-year
-36 +9
Permanent jobs citing KVM 181 228 245
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.18% 0.21% 0.21%
As % of the System Software category 1.43% 1.71% 1.96%
Number of salaries quoted 165 130 185
Median salary £52,500 £48,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+9.37% +1.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £34,900 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £78,000 £87,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year
- -9.09%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK.

System Software Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
12653 13368 12504
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 12.33% 12.13% 10.48%
Number of salaries quoted 10724 10977 10513
Median salary £42,000 £42,000 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +2.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- -3.84%

KVM
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing KVM as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the System Software category.

KVM Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

KVM
Salary Trend

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

KVM Salary Trend in the UK

KVM
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing KVM over the 3 months to 4 May 2016 within the UK.

KVM Salary Histogram in the UK

KVM
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing KVM within the UK over the 3 months to 4 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -25 174 £53,500 +11.45% 30
London +28 130 £57,500 -8.00% 13
City of London +68 30 £50,000 - 7
South East -11 26 £40,750 +1.87% 3
Berkshire +13 15 £41,500 +25.75% 1
Reading -3 14 £40,750 +23.48% 1
Yorkshire +12 6 £42,500 - 5
Leeds - 6 £42,500 - 3
West Yorkshire - 6 £42,500 - 3
East Sussex +6 4 £40,000 - 1
Brighton +4 4 £40,000 - 1
Surrey -11 4 £40,000 +38.88% 1
North West +15 3 £45,000 - 1
West Midlands - 3 £27,500 -
Reigate - 3 £40,000 -
Hammersmith - 2 £37,500 -
Warwickshire - 2 £27,500 -
Hertfordshire +14 1 £37,500 -6.25% 1
Oxford +5 1 £60,000 +9.09%
East of England 0 1 £37,500 -16.66% 2
Oxfordshire -5 1 £60,000 +9.09%
Manchester -6 1 £45,000 - 1
Bristol -10 1 £40,000 -
South West -23 1 £40,000 -5.88%
Birmingham - 1 £27,500 -
East Midlands - 1 £45,000 - 1
Middlesex - 1 £52,500 -
Buckinghamshire - 1 £45,000 -
Redhill - 1 £50,000 - 1
Nottinghamshire - 1 £45,000 - 1

KVM
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 May 2016, IT jobs citing KVM also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for KVM.

1 323 (95.28%) Linux
2 238 (70.21%) VMware
3 230 (67.85%) VMware Infrastructure
4 207 (61.06%) Python
5 203 (59.88%) Puppet
6 196 (57.82%) Bash Shell
7 175 (51.62%) Opscode Chef
8 166 (48.97%) Amazon AWS
9 164 (48.38%) DevOps
10 154 (45.43%) Xen
11 129 (38.05%) Ansible
12 120 (35.40%) Apache
13 117 (34.51%) Perl
14 111 (32.74%) MySQL
15 108 (31.86%) Configuration Management
16 107 (31.56%) Agile Software Development
17 101 (29.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 100 (29.50%) Red Hat
18 100 (29.50%) Docker
19 99 (29.20%) Java
20 91 (26.84%) LAMP
21 89 (26.25%) Jenkins
22 88 (25.96%) Windows
22 88 (25.96%) Tomcat
23 86 (25.37%) CentOS
24 84 (24.78%) Ruby
25 83 (24.48%) OpenStack
26 82 (24.19%) Git (software)
27 70 (20.65%) Nagios
28 69 (20.35%) Unix

KVM
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 120 (35.40%) Apache
2 88 (25.96%) Tomcat
3 83 (24.48%) OpenStack
4 53 (15.63%) nginx
5 29 (8.55%) Elasticsearch
6 13 (3.83%) Jetty
7 12 (3.54%) JBoss
8 11 (3.24%) WebSphere
9 9 (2.65%) IIS
10 8 (2.36%) CloudStack
10 8 (2.36%) Oracle Coherence
10 8 (2.36%) Oracle HTTP Server
11 6 (1.77%) Node.js
12 5 (1.47%) Apache Solr
12 5 (1.47%) WildFly
13 3 (0.88%) Alfresco
14 2 (0.59%) CMS
14 2 (0.59%) Confluence
14 2 (0.59%) Moodle
14 2 (0.59%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 15 (4.42%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.47%) MS Visio
3 3 (0.88%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.59%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (0.88%) RMDS
2 2 (0.59%) Magento
3 1 (0.29%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 166 (48.97%) Amazon AWS
2 31 (9.14%) IaaS
3 30 (8.85%) Microsoft Azure
4 18 (5.31%) Cloud Computing
4 18 (5.31%) PaaS
4 18 (5.31%) SaaS
5 16 (4.72%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 11 (3.24%) Amazon EC2
7 9 (2.65%) Amazon S3
8 7 (2.06%) AWS CloudFormation
9 6 (1.77%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 6 (1.77%) Google Cloud Platform
10 3 (0.88%) GitHub
10 3 (0.88%) Google Apps
11 2 (0.59%) Google Compute Engine
11 2 (0.59%) Trello
12 1 (0.29%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 1 (0.29%) DigitalOcean
12 1 (0.29%) Joyent
12 1 (0.29%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 56 (16.52%) DNS
2 53 (15.63%) Firewall
3 52 (15.34%) TCP/IP
4 40 (11.80%) HTTP
5 37 (10.91%) SAN
6 35 (10.32%) LDAP
7 29 (8.55%) NAS
7 29 (8.55%) VPN
8 20 (5.90%) iSCSI
9 19 (5.60%) WAN
10 17 (5.01%) DHCP
11 15 (4.42%) Fibre Channel
11 15 (4.42%) LAN
12 14 (4.13%) VLAN
12 14 (4.13%) VoIP
13 12 (3.54%) Internet
13 12 (3.54%) Software-Defined Networking
13 12 (3.54%) SSL
14 11 (3.24%) Multicast
15 10 (2.95%) IPv4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 111 (32.74%) MySQL
2 32 (9.44%) PostgreSQL
3 29 (8.55%) Hadoop
4 26 (7.67%) Redis
5 23 (6.78%) Big Data
5 23 (6.78%) MongoDB
5 23 (6.78%) SQL Server
6 17 (5.01%) NoSQL
7 14 (4.13%) Apache Cassandra
8 9 (2.65%) OpenTSDB
9 8 (2.36%) HBase
9 8 (2.36%) Riak
10 7 (2.06%) Data Warehouse
11 5 (1.47%) Apache Hive
12 4 (1.18%) Data Mining
12 4 (1.18%) DB2
12 4 (1.18%) Relational Database
12 4 (1.18%) SQL Server 2008
13 3 (0.88%) OLAP
13 3 (0.88%) Oracle OLAP
Development Applications
1 89 (26.25%) Jenkins
2 82 (24.19%) Git (software)
3 39 (11.50%) Subversion
4 38 (11.21%) Vagrant
5 22 (6.49%) JIRA
6 21 (6.19%) Maven
7 16 (4.72%) Selenium
8 13 (3.83%) JConsole
9 9 (2.65%) Bugzilla
9 9 (2.65%) Cucumber
9 9 (2.65%) TeamCity
9 9 (2.65%) Travis CI
10 8 (2.36%) Gradle
10 8 (2.36%) Sonatype Nexus
10 8 (2.36%) Trac
10 8 (2.36%) Wercker
11 7 (2.06%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 6 (1.77%) Ant
13 3 (0.88%) GitLab
13 3 (0.88%) RSpec
General
1 62 (18.29%) Law
2 33 (9.73%) Finance
3 21 (6.19%) Telecoms
4 19 (5.60%) Retail
5 18 (5.31%) Marketing
6 15 (4.42%) Banking
7 14 (4.13%) Games
8 9 (2.65%) Online Betting
9 7 (2.06%) Publishing
10 3 (0.88%) German Language
10 3 (0.88%) Investment Banking
11 2 (0.59%) Advertising
11 2 (0.59%) Billing
11 2 (0.59%) French Language
11 2 (0.59%) Private Banking
11 2 (0.59%) Spanish Language
12 1 (0.29%) Back Office
12 1 (0.29%) Front Office
12 1 (0.29%) Manufacturing
12 1 (0.29%) Military
Job Titles
1 118 (34.81%) Administrator
2 106 (31.27%) Systems Administrator
3 92 (27.14%) Linux Engineer
4 79 (23.30%) DevOps Engineer
5 78 (23.01%) Linux Administrator
6 70 (20.65%) Linux/Unix DevOps
7 69 (20.35%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 52 (15.34%) Linux DevOps Engineer
9 26 (7.67%) Linux Systems Engineer
10 24 (7.08%) Systems Engineer
11 22 (6.49%) DevOps Systems Engineer
12 19 (5.60%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 19 (5.60%) Senior DevOps Engineer
13 18 (5.31%) Cloud Engineer
13 18 (5.31%) DevOps Administrator
13 18 (5.31%) Senior Linux Engineer
14 17 (5.01%) Consultant
15 15 (4.42%) Linux DevOps Administrator
16 14 (4.13%) Developer
17 13 (3.83%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 91 (26.84%) LAMP
2 34 (10.03%) Web Services
3 30 (8.85%) LEMP Stack
4 27 (7.96%) RabbitMQ
5 21 (6.19%) XML
6 18 (5.31%) HTML
7 17 (5.01%) JSON
8 16 (4.72%) CSS
9 14 (4.13%) AngularJS
9 14 (4.13%) Kafka
10 13 (3.83%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 12 (3.54%) ActiveMQ
12 11 (3.24%) libvirt
13 10 (2.95%) HornetQ
13 10 (2.95%) REST
14 9 (2.65%) JMX
14 9 (2.65%) Middleware
15 8 (2.36%) WebSockets
16 7 (2.06%) CSS3
16 7 (2.06%) LAPP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 45 (13.27%) Data Centre
2 29 (8.55%) Private Cloud
3 14 (4.13%) Fintech
4 11 (3.24%) Computer Science
5 10 (2.95%) Online Games
5 10 (2.95%) PKI
6 8 (2.36%) Analytical Skills
6 8 (2.36%) Hedge funds
6 8 (2.36%) Mobile App
6 8 (2.36%) Replication
7 7 (2.06%) Clustering
8 6 (1.77%) EMC VMAX
8 6 (1.77%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 5 (1.47%) Algorithms
9 5 (1.47%) Data Structures
9 5 (1.47%) Public Cloud
9 5 (1.47%) Wiki
10 3 (0.88%) iPad
10 3 (0.88%) Management Information System
10 3 (0.88%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 323 (95.28%) Linux
2 101 (29.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 88 (25.96%) Windows
4 86 (25.37%) CentOS
5 69 (20.35%) Unix
6 43 (12.68%) Windows Server
7 27 (7.96%) Debian
7 27 (7.96%) Solaris
8 24 (7.08%) Ubuntu
9 13 (3.83%) SUSE
10 9 (2.65%) Fedora
10 9 (2.65%) FreeBSD
11 8 (2.36%) Windows Server 2012
12 7 (2.06%) Windows Server 2008
13 5 (1.47%) AIX
13 5 (1.47%) Android
13 5 (1.47%) Apple iOS
13 5 (1.47%) HPUX
13 5 (1.47%) Mac OS X
14 3 (0.88%) OpenBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 164 (48.38%) DevOps
2 108 (31.86%) Configuration Management
3 107 (31.56%) Agile Software Development
4 65 (19.17%) Continuous Integration
5 49 (14.45%) Open Source
6 46 (13.57%) High Availability
7 43 (12.68%) Continuous Delivery
7 43 (12.68%) E-Commerce
8 24 (7.08%) Performance Tuning
9 21 (6.19%) Disaster Recovery
9 21 (6.19%) Memory Management
10 17 (5.01%) Load Balancing
11 16 (4.72%) ITIL
11 16 (4.72%) Kanban
12 14 (4.13%) SOA
13 13 (3.83%) Project Management
14 12 (3.54%) Mentoring
14 12 (3.54%) Server Building
15 11 (3.24%) Migration
15 11 (3.24%) Patch Management
Programming Languages
1 207 (61.06%) Python
2 196 (57.82%) Bash Shell
3 117 (34.51%) Perl
4 99 (29.20%) Java
5 84 (24.78%) Ruby
6 63 (18.58%) SQL
7 58 (17.11%) Shell Script
8 36 (10.62%) PHP
9 27 (7.96%) JavaScript
10 14 (4.13%) PowerShell
11 12 (3.54%) AWK
12 8 (2.36%) C
13 6 (1.77%) Korn
14 4 (1.18%) T-SQL
15 3 (0.88%) C++
16 2 (0.59%) Tcl
17 1 (0.29%) C#
17 1 (0.29%) Clojure
17 1 (0.29%) Groovy
17 1 (0.29%) sed
Qualifications
1 22 (6.49%) Cisco Certification
2 18 (5.31%) Degree
3 17 (5.01%) CCNA
4 13 (3.83%) Security Cleared
5 12 (3.54%) SC Cleared
6 10 (2.95%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 9 (2.65%) CCNP
8 6 (1.77%) RHCE
9 5 (1.47%) Microsoft Certification
10 4 (1.18%) CCIE
10 4 (1.18%) LPIC
10 4 (1.18%) PMI Certification
10 4 (1.18%) PMP
11 3 (0.88%) CCDE
11 3 (0.88%) CCSP
11 3 (0.88%) CEH
11 3 (0.88%) ECSA
11 3 (0.88%) MCSE
12 2 (0.59%) DV Cleared
12 2 (0.59%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (7.08%) QA
2 9 (2.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (1.47%) PCI DSS
4 4 (1.18%) COBIT
4 4 (1.18%) DICOM
4 4 (1.18%) HL7
4 4 (1.18%) ISO 14001
4 4 (1.18%) SLA
System Software
1 230 (67.85%) VMware Infrastructure
2 154 (45.43%) Xen
3 100 (29.50%) Docker
4 35 (10.32%) NFS
5 24 (7.08%) Active Directory
5 24 (7.08%) vSphere
6 23 (6.78%) Hyper-V
6 23 (6.78%) XenServer
7 21 (6.19%) iptables
8 20 (5.90%) QEMU
9 19 (5.60%) Samba
10 18 (5.31%) VirtualBox
11 13 (3.83%) RHEV
12 12 (3.54%) Postfix
13 10 (2.95%) LXC
14 9 (2.65%) Apache ZooKeeper
14 9 (2.65%) oVirt
14 9 (2.65%) Snort
15 8 (2.36%) Oracle RAC
15 8 (2.36%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 203 (59.88%) Puppet
2 175 (51.62%) Opscode Chef
3 129 (38.05%) Ansible
4 70 (20.65%) Nagios
5 27 (7.96%) Zenoss
6 20 (5.90%) Munin
6 20 (5.90%) Salt
7 17 (5.01%) Cacti
7 17 (5.01%) CFEngine
7 17 (5.01%) ZABBIX
8 13 (3.83%) Graphite
9 11 (3.24%) Kubernetes
9 11 (3.24%) Mesos
9 11 (3.24%) OpenNMS
9 11 (3.24%) vRealize
9 11 (3.24%) yum
10 9 (2.65%) Kibana
10 9 (2.65%) Packer
10 9 (2.65%) Riemann
11 8 (2.36%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 238 (70.21%) VMware
2 100 (29.50%) Red Hat
3 56 (16.52%) Cisco
4 36 (10.62%) Microsoft
5 35 (10.32%) Oracle
6 27 (7.96%) Citrix
7 21 (6.19%) NetApp
8 17 (5.01%) Percona
9 16 (4.72%) EMC
10 13 (3.83%) HP
11 11 (3.24%) Juniper
12 10 (2.95%) Dell
12 10 (2.95%) IBM
13 9 (2.65%) Google
13 9 (2.65%) Intel
14 8 (2.36%) F5
15 7 (2.06%) Rackspace
15 7 (2.06%) Splunk
16 6 (1.77%) CA
17 5 (1.47%) Sun
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum Great Bens and fantastic onsite faci
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
South East London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Package
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
First Point
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
First Point
Salary: £35000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
UK
People Source Consulting
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + work from home
Posted: 5 days ago
England
People Source Consulting
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + work from home
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Host Europe Group
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum 25 days annual leave, pension, free
Posted: 6 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Host Europe Group
Salary: From £25,000 to £27,500 per annum 25 days annual leave, pension, free
Posted: 6 days ago
York, North Yorkshire
Candour Solutions
Salary: Excellent + Bens
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Talent Point
Salary: £30000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
Redhill
Talent Point
Salary: £40000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Oracle Corporation UK Ltd
Salary: Excellent salary and benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Welwyn Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Computacenter
Salary: Car
Posted: 15 days ago
City of London
Talent Point
Salary: £40000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago
City of London
Talent Point
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Red61 Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago
City of London
Talent Point
Salary: £30000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 23 days ago