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 21 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Kernel-Based Virtual Machine (KVM)
UK
Rank 716 768 829
Rank change year-on-year
+52 +61
Permanent jobs citing KVM 128 161 122
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.15% 0.16% 0.12%
As % of the System Software category 1.25% 1.34% 0.93%
Number of salaries quoted 109 142 74
Median salary £65,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+18.18% +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £100,000 £70,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,750 £45,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year
+12.77% -14.28%

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
10223 11987 13103
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 12.32% 12.01% 12.48%
Number of salaries quoted 8465 10163 11085
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,350 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-5.06% +5.33%

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 21 January 2017 within the UK.

KVM Salary Histogram in the UK

KVM
Top 29 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 21 January 2017. 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 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 +63 127 £65,000 +18.18% 17
London +60 90 £67,500 +17.39% 9
South East +64 25 £51,500 -1.90% 2
Berkshire +62 16 £53,250 +25.29% 1
Reading +43 9 £51,500 +21.17%
City of London +16 7 £60,000 - 2
Surrey +26 5 £57,500 +9.52% 1
Slough - 5 £67,500 -
South West +22 4 £42,500 - 1
East of England +12 4 £45,000 +28.57% 4
Cambridgeshire +7 3 £45,000 +38.46% 3
Cambridge +4 3 £45,000 +38.46% 3
North West - 3 £52,500 - 1
Manchester - 3 £52,500 - 1
Southampton - 3 £25,000 -
Hampshire - 3 £25,000 -
Swindon +19 2 - -
Wiltshire +18 2 - -
Leatherhead -15 2 £55,000 -12.00% 1
Oxfordshire +20 1 £40,000 -11.11%
Leeds +17 1 £40,000 -33.33%
West Yorkshire +17 1 £40,000 -33.33%
Yorkshire +11 1 £40,000 -33.33%
Bath +7 1 £42,500 -5.55%
Somerset +5 1 £42,500 -5.55%
Bristol +3 1 - - 1
Essex - 1 £44,296 - 1
Saffron Walden - 1 £44,296 - 1
Bracknell - 1 £47,500 -

KVM
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, 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.

1 263 (93.59%) Linux
2 215 (76.51%) VMware
3 208 (74.02%) VMware Infrastructure
4 124 (44.13%) Puppet
5 117 (41.64%) Xen
6 106 (37.72%) Windows
7 99 (35.23%) Apache
8 93 (33.10%) Opscode Chef
9 89 (31.67%) Python
10 88 (31.32%) Hyper-V
11 83 (29.54%) Cisco
12 81 (28.83%) Agile Software Development
13 80 (28.47%) LAN
14 79 (28.11%) WAN
15 78 (27.76%) DevOps
16 76 (27.05%) Finance
17 75 (26.69%) Oracle
17 75 (26.69%) SAN
18 74 (26.33%) Ansible
19 71 (25.27%) MySQL
20 70 (24.91%) NAS
20 70 (24.91%) Bash Shell
21 67 (23.84%) Firewall
22 64 (22.78%) HTTP
23 63 (22.42%) Telecoms
24 62 (22.06%) Java
24 62 (22.06%) Solaris
25 61 (21.71%) NetApp
26 59 (21.00%) Tomcat
27 58 (20.64%) Red Hat

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 99 (35.23%) Apache
2 59 (21.00%) Tomcat
3 52 (18.51%) Oracle Coherence
4 51 (18.15%) IIS
5 47 (16.73%) WebSphere
6 45 (16.01%) OpenStack
6 45 (16.01%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 25 (8.90%) nginx
8 15 (5.34%) Elasticsearch
9 12 (4.27%) MS Exchange
10 8 (2.85%) CloudStack
11 6 (2.14%) Exchange Server 2010
12 5 (1.78%) JBoss
12 5 (1.78%) SharePoint
12 5 (1.78%) Skype for Business
13 4 (1.42%) Confluence
13 4 (1.42%) Exchange Server 2013
14 2 (0.71%) ColdFusion
15 1 (0.36%) Apache Solr
15 1 (0.36%) WebLogic
Applications
1 29 (10.32%) MS Excel
2 10 (3.56%) MS Office
3 5 (1.78%) Baselight
4 4 (1.42%) MS Visio
5 3 (1.07%) Autodesk Flame
5 3 (1.07%) Autodesk Smoke
6 1 (0.36%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 25 (8.90%) RMDS
2 3 (1.07%) Magento
3 1 (0.36%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 53 (18.86%) Amazon AWS
2 20 (7.12%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (4.63%) SaaS
4 11 (3.91%) Cloud Computing
5 8 (2.85%) IaaS
6 7 (2.49%) PaaS
7 6 (2.14%) Office 365
8 5 (1.78%) Google Cloud Platform
9 4 (1.42%) Oracle CX
10 3 (1.07%) Amazon EC2
10 3 (1.07%) GitHub
10 3 (1.07%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 2 (0.71%) AWS Lambda
11 2 (0.71%) Google App Engine
11 2 (0.71%) Rackspace Cloud
12 1 (0.36%) AWS CloudFormation
12 1 (0.36%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 80 (28.47%) LAN
2 79 (28.11%) WAN
3 75 (26.69%) SAN
4 70 (24.91%) NAS
5 67 (23.84%) Firewall
6 64 (22.78%) HTTP
7 57 (20.28%) Multicast
8 54 (19.22%) iSCSI
9 52 (18.51%) FCoE
9 52 (18.51%) Fibre Channel
10 50 (17.79%) TCP/IP
11 40 (14.23%) 3G
11 40 (14.23%) 4G
11 40 (14.23%) GSM
11 40 (14.23%) OpenFlow
12 39 (13.88%) DNS
13 24 (8.54%) VPN
14 19 (6.76%) DHCP
14 19 (6.76%) Network Security
15 15 (5.34%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 71 (25.27%) MySQL
2 46 (16.37%) Hadoop
3 42 (14.95%) SQL Server
4 32 (11.39%) HBase
5 21 (7.47%) Data Warehouse
5 21 (7.47%) Redis
6 20 (7.12%) DB2
6 20 (7.12%) OLAP
6 20 (7.12%) OLTP
6 20 (7.12%) Oracle OLAP
7 13 (4.63%) MongoDB
7 13 (4.63%) NoSQL
7 13 (4.63%) PostgreSQL
8 9 (3.20%) Riak
9 8 (2.85%) Big Data
10 7 (2.49%) Apache Cassandra
11 4 (1.42%) CouchDB
12 3 (1.07%) Infinispan
13 2 (0.71%) Amazon RDS
13 2 (0.71%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 53 (18.86%) Jenkins
2 44 (15.66%) Git (software)
3 17 (6.05%) JIRA
4 15 (5.34%) Travis CI
5 12 (4.27%) GitLab
5 12 (4.27%) Selenium
5 12 (4.27%) Subversion
6 9 (3.20%) Vagrant
7 8 (2.85%) Hudson
7 8 (2.85%) Maven
8 6 (2.14%) Bugzilla
8 6 (2.14%) Gradle
8 6 (2.14%) TeamCity
8 6 (2.14%) Trac
9 4 (1.42%) Cucumber
9 4 (1.42%) Sonatype Nexus
9 4 (1.42%) Wercker
10 3 (1.07%) Ant
10 3 (1.07%) Artifactory
10 3 (1.07%) GCC
General
1 76 (27.05%) Finance
2 63 (22.42%) Telecoms
3 25 (8.90%) Banking
4 16 (5.69%) Investment Banking
5 4 (1.42%) Manufacturing
5 4 (1.42%) Marketing
6 3 (1.07%) Publishing
6 3 (1.07%) Retail
7 2 (0.71%) Back Office
7 2 (0.71%) Law
8 1 (0.36%) Electronics
8 1 (0.36%) Games
Job Titles
1 71 (25.27%) Architect
2 54 (19.22%) Administrator
2 54 (19.22%) Infrastructure Architect
3 48 (17.08%) Developer
3 48 (17.08%) Systems Administrator
4 46 (16.37%) Linux Administrator
5 41 (14.59%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 39 (13.88%) C++ Developer
6 39 (13.88%) DevOps Engineer
7 36 (12.81%) Technical Architect
8 35 (12.46%) Linux Engineer
9 32 (11.39%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
9 32 (11.39%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
10 28 (9.96%) Systems Engineer
11 25 (8.90%) Solutions Architect
12 23 (8.19%) Telecoms Developer
13 22 (7.83%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
13 22 (7.83%) Linux Developer
13 22 (7.83%) Technical Solutions Architect
14 21 (7.47%) Lead Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (16.73%) Middleware
2 39 (13.88%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 38 (13.52%) HTML
4 32 (11.39%) XML
5 30 (10.68%) LAMP
6 25 (8.90%) Rendezvous
6 25 (8.90%) Ultra Messaging
6 25 (8.90%) XSLT
7 11 (3.91%) Kafka
8 9 (3.20%) LEMP Stack
8 9 (3.20%) RabbitMQ
9 8 (2.85%) Web Services
10 7 (2.49%) AngularJS
10 7 (2.49%) CSS
10 7 (2.49%) JSON
10 7 (2.49%) REST
10 7 (2.49%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 6 (2.14%) LAPP Stack
11 6 (2.14%) WebSockets
12 5 (1.78%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 30 (10.68%) Data Centre
2 15 (5.34%) Computer Science
3 9 (3.20%) Clustering
4 8 (2.85%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (2.49%) iPad
5 7 (2.49%) Private Cloud
6 6 (2.14%) PKI
7 5 (1.78%) Fintech
8 4 (1.42%) Public Cloud
8 4 (1.42%) Replication
9 3 (1.07%) Hedge funds
9 3 (1.07%) User Experience
9 3 (1.07%) Virtual Team
10 2 (0.71%) Algorithms
10 2 (0.71%) Cryptography
10 2 (0.71%) Digital Media
10 2 (0.71%) Fat Client
10 2 (0.71%) Social Network
10 2 (0.71%) Statistics
10 2 (0.71%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 263 (93.59%) Linux
2 106 (37.72%) Windows
3 62 (22.06%) Solaris
4 44 (15.66%) CentOS
5 42 (14.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 35 (12.46%) Ubuntu
7 27 (9.61%) Unix
8 26 (9.25%) Debian
9 10 (3.56%) Windows Server 2012
10 9 (3.20%) Windows Server
11 7 (2.49%) Fedora
11 7 (2.49%) SUSE
11 7 (2.49%) Windows 7
11 7 (2.49%) Windows Server 2008
12 6 (2.14%) AIX
12 6 (2.14%) Mac OS X
12 6 (2.14%) Windows 10
13 5 (1.78%) HPUX
13 5 (1.78%) Windows Server 2003
14 4 (1.42%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (28.83%) Agile Software Development
2 78 (27.76%) DevOps
3 57 (20.28%) Performance Tuning
4 52 (18.51%) Benchmarking
5 43 (15.30%) Continuous Integration
6 40 (14.23%) Multithreading
7 35 (12.46%) Translating Business Requirements
8 32 (11.39%) Configuration Management
9 29 (10.32%) Open Source
10 21 (7.47%) High Availability
11 20 (7.12%) Risk Management
12 15 (5.34%) Migration
13 13 (4.63%) ITIL
13 13 (4.63%) Software Engineering
14 12 (4.27%) Load Balancing
15 11 (3.91%) Open Source Development
15 11 (3.91%) Storage Virtualisation
16 9 (3.20%) Network Monitoring
17 8 (2.85%) SOA
18 7 (2.49%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 89 (31.67%) Python
2 70 (24.91%) Bash Shell
3 62 (22.06%) Java
4 56 (19.93%) Perl
5 53 (18.86%) C++
6 49 (17.44%) C
6 49 (17.44%) SQL
7 43 (15.30%) JavaScript
8 36 (12.81%) Ruby
9 28 (9.96%) PHP
10 19 (6.76%) Shell Script
11 10 (3.56%) Tcl
12 7 (2.49%) PowerShell
13 5 (1.78%) Go
14 4 (1.42%) C#
15 2 (0.71%) Assembly Language
15 2 (0.71%) C-shell
15 2 (0.71%) Erlang
15 2 (0.71%) Scala
15 2 (0.71%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 20 (7.12%) Cisco Certification
1 20 (7.12%) Degree
2 14 (4.98%) CCNA
3 6 (2.14%) CCNP
3 6 (2.14%) SC Cleared
3 6 (2.14%) Security Cleared
4 4 (1.42%) MCSE
4 4 (1.42%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (1.42%) RHCE
4 4 (1.42%) RHCSA
5 3 (1.07%) MCSA
6 2 (0.71%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (0.36%) CCIE
7 1 (0.36%) CISSP
7 1 (0.36%) GSEC
7 1 (0.36%) JNCIP
7 1 (0.36%) PhD
7 1 (0.36%) RHCA
7 1 (0.36%) VCAP
7 1 (0.36%) VCDX
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.07%) PCI DSS
1 3 (1.07%) QA
1 3 (1.07%) SLA
2 1 (0.36%) GCP
2 1 (0.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 208 (74.02%) VMware Infrastructure
2 117 (41.64%) Xen
3 88 (31.32%) Hyper-V
4 58 (20.64%) NFS
5 52 (18.51%) Oracle RAC
5 52 (18.51%) SRDF
6 48 (17.08%) Docker
7 22 (7.83%) Active Directory
8 12 (4.27%) VirtualBox
8 12 (4.27%) vSphere
9 11 (3.91%) Squid
10 10 (3.56%) Varnish
10 10 (3.56%) Virtual Machines
10 10 (3.56%) VMware ESXi
11 8 (2.85%) iptables
11 8 (2.85%) XenServer
12 7 (2.49%) Ceph
12 7 (2.49%) LXC
13 6 (2.14%) Apache ZooKeeper
13 6 (2.14%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 124 (44.13%) Puppet
2 93 (33.10%) Opscode Chef
3 74 (26.33%) Ansible
4 25 (8.90%) Nagios
5 20 (7.12%) Cobbler
6 12 (4.27%) HAProxy
7 10 (3.56%) Tivoli
8 8 (2.85%) Graphite
8 8 (2.85%) ZABBIX
9 7 (2.49%) Backup Exec
9 7 (2.49%) Kibana
10 6 (2.14%) Ambari
10 6 (2.14%) Hadoop YARN
11 4 (1.42%) Check_MK
11 4 (1.42%) Graylog
11 4 (1.42%) Host Intrusion Detection System
11 4 (1.42%) Mesos
11 4 (1.42%) Pingdom
11 4 (1.42%) Salt
11 4 (1.42%) Terraform
Vendors
1 215 (76.51%) VMware
2 83 (29.54%) Cisco
3 75 (26.69%) Oracle
4 61 (21.71%) NetApp
5 58 (20.64%) Red Hat
6 57 (20.28%) EMC
7 54 (19.22%) Intel
8 50 (17.79%) IBM
9 32 (11.39%) Sybase
10 25 (8.90%) DataSynapse
10 25 (8.90%) TIBCO
11 23 (8.19%) Microsoft
12 10 (3.56%) HP
13 9 (3.20%) Citrix
13 9 (3.20%) Juniper
14 7 (2.49%) Dell
15 6 (2.14%) Atlassian
15 6 (2.14%) Percona
15 6 (2.14%) Veritas
16 5 (1.78%) Splunk
Leatherhead, Surrey
Recann
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + bonus, pension, other benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent progression opportunities
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Red61 Ltd
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Livedrive
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Berkshire
IntaPeople
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum + benefits and bonus
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
First Point
Salary: £30000.00 - £50000 per annum + package
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum Bonus + Bens
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £90,000 per annum Bonus Medical Pension
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
Palantir Technologies
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge
OHO Group Ltd.
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 18 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £70000 - £85000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
Cambridge
OHO Group Ltd.
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago
Saffron Walden, Essex
The Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute
Posted: 15 days ago
Cambridge
The Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute
Salary: £38989 - £49602 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 18 days ago