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 24 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Kernel-Based Virtual Machine (KVM)
Rank 724 761 794
Rank change year-on-year
+37 +33
Permanent jobs citing KVM 192 204 201
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.20% 0.18% 0.17%
As % of the System Software category 1.54% 1.56% 1.51%
Number of salaries quoted 156 118 153
Median salary £49,500 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £33,400 £35,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £87,500 £64,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £39,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% -7.05%

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
12481 13053 13350
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 12.68% 11.77% 11.00%
Number of salaries quoted 10619 10781 11236
Median salary £42,500 £40,875 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.97% +2.18%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £64,500
UK excluding London median salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -

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 24 June 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 24 June 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 +41 181 £50,000 +11.11% 24
London +53 127 £55,000 - 13
City of London +72 22 £50,000 +2.56% 6
South East +33 18 £43,250 +8.12% 4
Yorkshire +32 18 £40,000 +8.10% 3
Leeds +22 12 £40,000 - 2
West Yorkshire +7 12 £40,000 +8.10% 2
Berkshire +19 11 £40,000 +23.07% 3
Reading +10 11 £40,000 +21.21% 3
East Midlands - 7 £46,500 - 2
Sheffield +29 6 £31,500 +12.50% 1
South Yorkshire +24 6 £31,500 +12.50% 1
Derbyshire - 4 £45,000 - 1
Derby - 4 £45,000 - 1
East of England +34 3 £37,500 -4.45%
East Sussex 0 3 £55,000 +29.41%
Brighton -2 3 £55,000 +29.41%
Nottingham - 3 £52,500 - 1
Harrow - 3 £50,000 -
Nottinghamshire - 3 £52,500 - 1
Hertfordshire +27 2 £37,500 -6.25%
Surrey +21 2 £60,000 +63.04%
Welwyn Garden City - 2 £37,500 -
Midlands - 2 £47,500 -
North West +11 1 £45,000 - 2
Guildford +8 1 £70,000 +196.61%
Bristol +4 1 £40,000 -5.88%
Oxford -3 1 £60,000 +9.09%
Manchester -7 1 £45,000 - 1
Oxfordshire -18 1 £60,000 +9.09%

KVM
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 June 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.

1 348 (95.08%) Linux
2 257 (70.22%) VMware
3 246 (67.21%) VMware Infrastructure
4 228 (62.30%) Puppet
5 187 (51.09%) Python
6 183 (50.00%) Bash Shell
7 182 (49.73%) Amazon AWS
8 180 (49.18%) Opscode Chef
9 177 (48.36%) DevOps
10 145 (39.62%) Xen
11 141 (38.52%) MySQL
12 135 (36.89%) Ansible
13 130 (35.52%) Apache
14 126 (34.43%) Agile Software Development
15 122 (33.33%) Jenkins
16 117 (31.97%) Configuration Management
17 111 (30.33%) LAMP
18 108 (29.51%) Perl
19 107 (29.23%) Docker
20 105 (28.69%) Git (software)
21 104 (28.42%) Windows
22 100 (27.32%) Ruby
23 93 (25.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
24 92 (25.14%) Red Hat
25 88 (24.04%) Java
26 85 (23.22%) DNS
27 82 (22.40%) Tomcat
28 76 (20.77%) Nagios
29 75 (20.49%) Continuous Integration
29 75 (20.49%) OpenStack

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
1 130 (35.52%) Apache
2 82 (22.40%) Tomcat
3 75 (20.49%) OpenStack
4 53 (14.48%) nginx
5 32 (8.74%) Elasticsearch
6 17 (4.64%) MS Exchange
7 14 (3.83%) WebSphere
8 13 (3.55%) Jetty
9 12 (3.28%) IIS
10 11 (3.01%) Oracle Coherence
10 11 (3.01%) Oracle HTTP Server
11 8 (2.19%) JBoss
12 7 (1.91%) CloudStack
13 5 (1.37%) Apache Solr
13 5 (1.37%) Drupal
13 5 (1.37%) WildFly
14 3 (0.82%) Alfresco
14 3 (0.82%) Exchange Server 2010
15 2 (0.55%) GlassFish
15 2 (0.55%) Moodle
Applications
1 21 (5.74%) MS Excel
2 15 (4.10%) MS Office
3 5 (1.37%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.82%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (0.55%) Magento
2 1 (0.27%) Oracle Retail
2 1 (0.27%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 182 (49.73%) Amazon AWS
2 53 (14.48%) Microsoft Azure
3 24 (6.56%) IaaS
4 20 (5.46%) SaaS
5 18 (4.92%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 17 (4.64%) Cloud Computing
7 15 (4.10%) PaaS
8 13 (3.55%) Office 365
9 12 (3.28%) Amazon EC2
9 12 (3.28%) GitHub
10 9 (2.46%) Amazon S3
11 8 (2.19%) Google Cloud Platform
12 7 (1.91%) AWS CloudFormation
13 6 (1.64%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
14 3 (0.82%) Google Apps
14 3 (0.82%) Rackspace Cloud
15 2 (0.55%) Google App Engine
15 2 (0.55%) Google Compute Engine
15 2 (0.55%) Trello
16 1 (0.27%) DigitalOcean
Communications & Networking
1 85 (23.22%) DNS
2 74 (20.22%) Firewall
3 49 (13.39%) SAN
4 47 (12.84%) HTTP
5 43 (11.75%) TCP/IP
6 34 (9.29%) LDAP
7 30 (8.20%) VPN
8 26 (7.10%) DHCP
9 25 (6.83%) LAN
9 25 (6.83%) NAS
9 25 (6.83%) WAN
10 20 (5.46%) VoIP
11 19 (5.19%) iSCSI
11 19 (5.19%) Multicast
12 18 (4.92%) BGP
13 17 (4.64%) FTP
13 17 (4.64%) IPsec
14 15 (4.10%) Cisco IOS
14 15 (4.10%) Network Security
14 15 (4.10%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 141 (38.52%) MySQL
2 32 (8.74%) SQL Server
3 28 (7.65%) PostgreSQL
4 25 (6.83%) Big Data
4 25 (6.83%) Hadoop
5 24 (6.56%) Redis
6 21 (5.74%) NoSQL
7 19 (5.19%) MongoDB
8 14 (3.83%) Apache Cassandra
9 13 (3.55%) Data Warehouse
10 10 (2.73%) DB2
10 10 (2.73%) MariaDB
10 10 (2.73%) OLAP
11 9 (2.46%) OLTP
11 9 (2.46%) Oracle OLAP
12 8 (2.19%) Riak
13 5 (1.37%) HBase
14 4 (1.09%) Apache Hive
14 4 (1.09%) Data Mining
14 4 (1.09%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 122 (33.33%) Jenkins
2 105 (28.69%) Git (software)
3 51 (13.93%) Subversion
4 39 (10.66%) Vagrant
5 27 (7.38%) JIRA
6 23 (6.28%) Maven
7 19 (5.19%) Gradle
8 15 (4.10%) Selenium
9 14 (3.83%) Travis CI
10 13 (3.55%) TeamCity
11 12 (3.28%) Cucumber
11 12 (3.28%) Sonatype Nexus
12 11 (3.01%) Wercker
13 9 (2.46%) Bugzilla
14 8 (2.19%) Ant
14 8 (2.19%) Trac
15 7 (1.91%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 6 (1.64%) JConsole
17 4 (1.09%) GitLab
17 4 (1.09%) Hudson
General
1 59 (16.12%) Law
2 30 (8.20%) Finance
3 26 (7.10%) Telecoms
4 24 (6.56%) Marketing
5 14 (3.83%) Retail
6 10 (2.73%) Publishing
7 7 (1.91%) Banking
8 6 (1.64%) Games
9 4 (1.09%) Online Betting
10 3 (0.82%) German Language
11 2 (0.55%) Billing
11 2 (0.55%) French Language
11 2 (0.55%) Investment Banking
11 2 (0.55%) Manufacturing
11 2 (0.55%) Military
11 2 (0.55%) Spanish Language
12 1 (0.27%) Advertising
12 1 (0.27%) Back Office
12 1 (0.27%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 127 (34.70%) Administrator
2 110 (30.05%) Systems Administrator
3 86 (23.50%) Linux Administrator
4 79 (21.58%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 78 (21.31%) DevOps Engineer
6 75 (20.49%) Linux Engineer
7 68 (18.58%) Linux/Unix DevOps
8 42 (11.48%) Linux DevOps Engineer
9 32 (8.74%) Senior DevOps
10 27 (7.38%) Linux Systems Engineer
11 26 (7.10%) DevOps Administrator
12 23 (6.28%) Linux DevOps Administrator
13 22 (6.01%) Senior DevOps Engineer
13 22 (6.01%) Systems Engineer
14 20 (5.46%) DevOps Systems Engineer
14 20 (5.46%) VMWare Administrator
15 17 (4.64%) Consultant
16 16 (4.37%) Senior Linux Engineer
17 15 (4.10%) Architect
17 15 (4.10%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 111 (30.33%) LAMP
2 29 (7.92%) LEMP Stack
3 28 (7.65%) Web Services
4 26 (7.10%) RabbitMQ
5 21 (5.74%) XML
6 20 (5.46%) JSON
7 18 (4.92%) CSS
8 15 (4.10%) HTML
9 14 (3.83%) AngularJS
9 14 (3.83%) Middleware
10 13 (3.55%) Kafka
10 13 (3.55%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 12 (3.28%) libvirt
12 11 (3.01%) REST
12 11 (3.01%) WireMock
13 10 (2.73%) HornetQ
14 9 (2.46%) ActiveMQ
14 9 (2.46%) JMX
15 8 (2.19%) Node.js
15 8 (2.19%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 45 (12.30%) Data Centre
2 25 (6.83%) Private Cloud
3 13 (3.55%) Computer Science
3 13 (3.55%) Fintech
4 11 (3.01%) Analytical Skills
5 10 (2.73%) PKI
6 9 (2.46%) Mobile App
7 8 (2.19%) Replication
8 6 (1.64%) iPad
9 5 (1.37%) Algorithms
9 5 (1.37%) Data Structures
9 5 (1.37%) Physics
9 5 (1.37%) Wiki
10 4 (1.09%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 4 (1.09%) Online Games
10 4 (1.09%) Public Cloud
11 3 (0.82%) Clustering
11 3 (0.82%) Management Information System
11 3 (0.82%) Social Network
11 3 (0.82%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 348 (95.08%) Linux
2 104 (28.42%) Windows
3 93 (25.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 70 (19.13%) Unix
5 61 (16.67%) CentOS
6 45 (12.30%) Solaris
7 42 (11.48%) Windows Server
8 39 (10.66%) Debian
9 33 (9.02%) Ubuntu
10 14 (3.83%) Mac OS X
11 11 (3.01%) SUSE
12 10 (2.73%) FreeBSD
13 9 (2.46%) Android
13 9 (2.46%) Apple iOS
14 8 (2.19%) Windows Server 2008
15 6 (1.64%) AIX
15 6 (1.64%) Windows Server 2012
16 4 (1.09%) Fedora
16 4 (1.09%) HPUX
16 4 (1.09%) OpenBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 177 (48.36%) DevOps
2 126 (34.43%) Agile Software Development
3 117 (31.97%) Configuration Management
4 75 (20.49%) Continuous Integration
5 55 (15.03%) Open Source
6 47 (12.84%) High Availability
7 38 (10.38%) E-Commerce
8 37 (10.11%) Continuous Delivery
9 36 (9.84%) Virtual Environments
10 31 (8.47%) ITIL
11 27 (7.38%) Project Management
12 26 (7.10%) Performance Tuning
13 25 (6.83%) Migration
14 21 (5.74%) Service Management
15 18 (4.92%) Disaster Recovery
15 18 (4.92%) Information Security
15 18 (4.92%) Load Balancing
16 16 (4.37%) Memory Management
17 15 (4.10%) Coaching
18 14 (3.83%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 187 (51.09%) Python
2 183 (50.00%) Bash Shell
3 108 (29.51%) Perl
4 100 (27.32%) Ruby
5 88 (24.04%) Java
6 62 (16.94%) SQL
7 56 (15.30%) Shell Script
8 42 (11.48%) PHP
9 29 (7.92%) JavaScript
10 13 (3.55%) PowerShell
11 8 (2.19%) C
12 7 (1.91%) AWK
12 7 (1.91%) Tcl
13 3 (0.82%) Elixir
13 3 (0.82%) Erlang
14 2 (0.55%) C++
14 2 (0.55%) sed
14 2 (0.55%) T-SQL
15 1 (0.27%) VB
15 1 (0.27%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 33 (9.02%) Degree
2 18 (4.92%) Cisco Certification
3 15 (4.10%) Security Cleared
4 12 (3.28%) CCNP
4 12 (3.28%) SC Cleared
5 8 (2.19%) CCNA
6 7 (1.91%) RHCE
7 5 (1.37%) PMI Certification
7 5 (1.37%) PMP
8 4 (1.09%) DV Cleared
8 4 (1.09%) Microsoft Certification
8 4 (1.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 3 (0.82%) CCDE
9 3 (0.82%) CCIE
9 3 (0.82%) CCSP
9 3 (0.82%) CEH
9 3 (0.82%) ECSA
10 2 (0.55%) HND
10 2 (0.55%) LPIC
10 2 (0.55%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (7.65%) QA
2 11 (3.01%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (1.37%) COBIT
3 5 (1.37%) ISO 14001
3 5 (1.37%) PCI DSS
4 4 (1.09%) DICOM
4 4 (1.09%) HL7
5 3 (0.82%) SLA
System Software
1 246 (67.21%) VMware Infrastructure
2 145 (39.62%) Xen
3 107 (29.23%) Docker
4 43 (11.75%) Hyper-V
5 38 (10.38%) Active Directory
6 31 (8.47%) Virtual Machines
7 27 (7.38%) NFS
8 22 (6.01%) vSphere
9 21 (5.74%) iptables
9 21 (5.74%) VirtualBox
9 21 (5.74%) XenServer
10 17 (4.64%) LXC
10 17 (4.64%) Oracle RAC
11 14 (3.83%) QEMU
11 14 (3.83%) Samba
12 12 (3.28%) vCloud
13 11 (3.01%) VMware ESXi
14 10 (2.73%) Postfix
14 10 (2.73%) SRDF
15 9 (2.46%) Snort
Systems Management
1 228 (62.30%) Puppet
2 180 (49.18%) Opscode Chef
3 135 (36.89%) Ansible
4 76 (20.77%) Nagios
5 28 (7.65%) Zenoss
6 25 (6.83%) Cacti
7 24 (6.56%) Cobbler
8 23 (6.28%) ZABBIX
9 19 (5.19%) CFEngine
9 19 (5.19%) Salt
10 18 (4.92%) SCCM
11 17 (4.64%) vRealize
12 16 (4.37%) Munin
13 15 (4.10%) FreeIPA
13 15 (4.10%) Graphite
13 15 (4.10%) Kubernetes
14 12 (3.28%) Mesos
14 12 (3.28%) yum
15 10 (2.73%) Kibana
15 10 (2.73%) OpenNMS
Vendors
1 257 (70.22%) VMware
2 92 (25.14%) Red Hat
3 55 (15.03%) Microsoft
4 53 (14.48%) Cisco
5 45 (12.30%) Oracle
6 23 (6.28%) NetApp
7 19 (5.19%) Citrix
8 18 (4.92%) EMC
9 13 (3.55%) IBM
9 13 (3.55%) Percona
10 12 (3.28%) Google
11 11 (3.01%) HP
11 11 (3.01%) Intel
11 11 (3.01%) Juniper
12 9 (2.46%) Apple
12 9 (2.46%) Rackspace
12 9 (2.46%) SaltStack
13 8 (2.19%) Splunk
14 6 (1.64%) Brocade
14 6 (1.64%) F5
London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Bens
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + 29 days hols, bonus
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £75,000 per annum Great Bens and fantastic onsite faci
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £85,000 per annum + benefits and strong bonus
Posted: 13 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Great Company + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
First Point
Salary: £30000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Optima Connections
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
CentralNic Group plc
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
First Point
Salary: £55000.00 - £75000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Wirral, Merseyside
FT Select
Salary: From £27,000 to £29,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
IT Rockstars Recruitment
Salary: From £65,000 to £80,000 per annum +10% annual bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
West London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum + benefits and bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Derby
EMBS
Salary: to £48,000 p/a plus awesome bens
Posted: 8 days ago
South East
Cognizant
Posted: 8 days ago
Sheffield
Hays Specialist Recruitment
Salary: Competitive Salary
Posted: 21 days ago
Reading
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 23 days ago