The table below looks at the statistics for KVM skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited KVM over the 3 months to 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Kernel-Based Virtual Machine (KVM)
Rank 696 739 727
Rank change year-on-year
+43 -12
Permanent jobs citing KVM 207 200 157
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.19% 0.17% 0.14%
As % of the System Software category 1.68% 1.60% 1.44%
Number of salaries quoted 120 148 139
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,600 £37,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £87,500 £60,000 £60,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%

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
12290 12535 10875
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 11.10% 10.61% 10.01%
Number of salaries quoted 10167 10496 9255
Average salary £41,000 £40,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.23% +1.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £63,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

KVM
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing KVM within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within 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 3 July 2015 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing KVM within the UK over the 3 months to 3 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
England +38 207 £45,000 -5.26% 16
London +14 105 £56,250 +18.42% 9
South West +34 41 £42,500 - 1
South East +2 29 £40,000 -3.03% 3
Bristol - 25 £42,500 - 1
Yorkshire - 14 £38,000 - 1
North West +5 13 £50,750 +167.10% 1
Surrey +19 12 £44,000 -6.13%
Manchester +8 12 £34,000 +78.94% 1
West Yorkshire - 12 £38,000 -
City of London +27 10 £40,000 -8.57% 3
Berkshire -18 8 £32,500 -22.61%
Dorset - 8 £42,500 -
Bournemouth - 8 £42,500 -
Leatherhead +9 7 £50,000 +21.21%
Reading -3 7 £33,000 +4.76%
Brighton +25 6 £45,000 +12.50%
East Sussex +22 6 £45,000 +12.50%
Leeds - 5 £40,000 -
East of England -12 4 £39,250 -23.41%
Wiltshire - 3 £35,000 -
Guildford - 3 £23,600 -
Bradford - 3 £39,000 -
Chippenham - 3 £35,000 -
Gloucestershire -3 2 £65,000 -
Suffolk -7 2 £38,500 -12.00%
Ipswich -21 2 £38,500 +2.66%
South Yorkshire - 2 £61,500 -
Oxfordshire - 2 £47,500 - 3
Sheffield - 2 £61,500 -

KVM
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs within the UK 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.

1 339 (81.69%) Linux
2 275 (66.27%) VMware
3 265 (63.86%) VMware Infrastructure
4 178 (42.89%) Windows
5 166 (40.00%) Xen
6 152 (36.63%) Python
7 150 (36.14%) Apache
8 147 (35.42%) Puppet
9 146 (35.18%) Agile Software Development
10 143 (34.46%) Cisco
11 141 (33.98%) Amazon AWS
12 139 (33.49%) MySQL
13 136 (32.77%) Oracle
14 131 (31.57%) Red Hat
15 129 (31.08%) Java
16 127 (30.60%) Data Centre
17 110 (26.51%) Hyper-V
18 108 (26.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
19 103 (24.82%) Git (software)
19 103 (24.82%) Perl
20 102 (24.58%) SAN
21 101 (24.34%) Firewall
22 99 (23.86%) Ubuntu
23 95 (22.89%) Finance
23 95 (22.89%) Solaris
24 91 (21.93%) HTTP
25 89 (21.45%) NetApp
26 87 (20.96%) IBM
26 87 (20.96%) Jenkins
26 87 (20.96%) DevOps

KVM
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs within the UK 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
1 150 (36.14%) Apache
2 85 (20.48%) Tomcat
3 80 (19.28%) IIS
4 77 (18.55%) WebSphere
5 72 (17.35%) OpenStack
6 70 (16.87%) nginx
7 50 (12.05%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 47 (11.33%) Oracle Coherence
9 36 (8.67%) WebLogic
9 36 (8.67%) Elasticsearch
10 28 (6.75%) Apache Solr
11 11 (2.65%) MS Exchange
12 9 (2.17%) JBoss
13 6 (1.45%) CloudStack
14 4 (0.96%) WordPress
14 4 (0.96%) Drupal
14 4 (0.96%) Joomla!
15 3 (0.72%) IBM HTTP Server
15 3 (0.72%) WebSphere Process Server
15 3 (0.72%) PegaRULES
Applications
1 23 (5.54%) MS Excel
2 6 (1.45%) MS Visio
3 3 (0.72%) MS Office
4 1 (0.24%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 21 (5.06%) RMDS
2 2 (0.48%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.24%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 141 (33.98%) Amazon AWS
2 56 (13.49%) PaaS
3 49 (11.81%) Cloud Computing
4 34 (8.19%) IaaS
5 31 (7.47%) Microsoft Azure
6 29 (6.99%) Amazon EC2
7 26 (6.27%) SaaS
8 24 (5.78%) IBM PureFlex
9 20 (4.82%) Google Cloud Platform
10 19 (4.58%) HP Helion
10 19 (4.58%) Route 53
10 19 (4.58%) Google App Engine
11 9 (2.17%) Amazon S3
11 9 (2.17%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 8 (1.93%) Amazon Glacier
13 6 (1.45%) SoftLayer
14 5 (1.20%) Taleo
14 5 (1.20%) Responsys
15 4 (0.96%) Office 365
16 2 (0.48%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 102 (24.58%) SAN
2 101 (24.34%) Firewall
3 91 (21.93%) HTTP
4 81 (19.52%) DNS
5 64 (15.42%) TCP/IP
6 58 (13.98%) NAS
7 57 (13.73%) VPN
7 57 (13.73%) LAN
7 57 (13.73%) WAN
8 54 (13.01%) iSCSI
9 52 (12.53%) Fibre Channel
10 48 (11.57%) Multicast
11 47 (11.33%) FCoE
12 28 (6.75%) BGP
13 24 (5.78%) SMTP
14 22 (5.30%) MPLS
14 22 (5.30%) Network Security
15 21 (5.06%) LDAP
16 19 (4.58%) VLAN
17 18 (4.34%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 139 (33.49%) MySQL
2 70 (16.87%) SQL Server
3 51 (12.29%) MongoDB
4 47 (11.33%) Hadoop
5 46 (11.08%) PostgreSQL
6 44 (10.60%) Relational Database
7 39 (9.40%) Oracle Database
8 26 (6.27%) Data Warehouse
9 24 (5.78%) RDBMS
9 24 (5.78%) DB2
9 24 (5.78%) Oracle Exadata
10 21 (5.06%) HBase
11 16 (3.86%) MariaDB
12 12 (2.89%) Big Data
12 12 (2.89%) Redis
13 9 (2.17%) Amazon RDS
14 7 (1.69%) NoSQL
15 6 (1.45%) Apache Cassandra
16 5 (1.20%) CouchDB
16 5 (1.20%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 103 (24.82%) Git (software)
2 87 (20.96%) Jenkins
3 61 (14.70%) Subversion
4 39 (9.40%) Maven
5 27 (6.51%) TeamCity
6 26 (6.27%) Ant
6 26 (6.27%) Hudson
7 25 (6.02%) Gradle
7 25 (6.02%) Artifactory
8 14 (3.37%) Oracle Forms
9 11 (2.65%) Selenium
10 10 (2.41%) JIRA
11 7 (1.69%) GCC
11 7 (1.69%) LLVM
12 4 (0.96%) Bugzilla
12 4 (0.96%) Mercurial
13 2 (0.48%) CMake
14 1 (0.24%) Redmine
General
1 95 (22.89%) Finance
2 44 (10.60%) Telecoms
3 31 (7.47%) Marketing
4 26 (6.27%) Automotive
5 16 (3.86%) Electronics
6 6 (1.45%) Games
7 5 (1.20%) Manufacturing
7 5 (1.20%) Retail
8 4 (0.96%) Legal
9 3 (0.72%) Local Government
10 2 (0.48%) Banking
11 1 (0.24%) Billing
11 1 (0.24%) Military
11 1 (0.24%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 110 (26.51%) Administrator
2 98 (23.61%) Systems Administrator
3 87 (20.96%) Architect
4 76 (18.31%) Infrastructure Architect
5 73 (17.59%) Solutions Architect
6 71 (17.11%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
7 65 (15.66%) Linux Administrator
8 57 (13.73%) Linux Systems Administrator
9 39 (9.40%) Software Engineer
10 38 (9.16%) Linux Engineer
11 34 (8.19%) Systems Engineer
12 32 (7.71%) Senior Manager
12 32 (7.71%) DevOps Engineer
13 29 (6.99%) Lead Architect
14 28 (6.75%) Lead Solutions Architect
15 27 (6.51%) Principal Engineer
16 25 (6.02%) Principal Software Engineer
17 21 (5.06%) Technical Solutions Architect
17 21 (5.06%) Technical Architect
17 21 (5.06%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 78 (18.80%) Middleware
2 62 (14.94%) Web Services
3 49 (11.81%) LAMP
4 31 (7.47%) HTML
5 27 (6.51%) .NET
6 26 (6.27%) ASP.NET
6 26 (6.27%) XML
7 24 (5.78%) XSLT
7 24 (5.78%) WebSphere MQ
7 24 (5.78%) WebSphere Message Broker
8 21 (5.06%) Ultra Messaging
8 21 (5.06%) Rendezvous
9 12 (2.89%) CGI
10 10 (2.41%) HTML5
11 9 (2.17%) REST
12 6 (1.45%) MCollective
12 6 (1.45%) Ruby on Rails
12 6 (1.45%) CSS
13 5 (1.20%) POSIX
13 5 (1.20%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 127 (30.60%) Data Centre
2 49 (11.81%) Computer Science
3 40 (9.64%) Analytical Skills
4 35 (8.43%) Public Cloud
5 26 (6.27%) Blackberry
5 26 (6.27%) BBC
6 24 (5.78%) FlexPod
7 23 (5.54%) Management Information System
8 20 (4.82%) Clustering
9 12 (2.89%) Replication
10 10 (2.41%) Statistics
10 10 (2.41%) Enterprise Cloud
11 9 (2.17%) Private Cloud
12 8 (1.93%) Enterprise Storage
12 8 (1.93%) Mathematics
13 6 (1.45%) Social Media
14 5 (1.20%) Algorithms
14 5 (1.20%) Mobile App
14 5 (1.20%) Physics
14 5 (1.20%) Informatics
Operating Systems
1 339 (81.69%) Linux
2 178 (42.89%) Windows
3 108 (26.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 99 (23.86%) Ubuntu
5 95 (22.89%) Solaris
6 69 (16.63%) Debian
7 68 (16.39%) UNIX
8 54 (13.01%) CentOS
9 44 (10.60%) Windows Server 2008
10 34 (8.19%) AIX
11 32 (7.71%) SUSE
12 30 (7.23%) HPUX
13 24 (5.78%) OS/400
13 24 (5.78%) zOS
14 19 (4.58%) Oracle Linux
15 9 (2.17%) Amazon Linux
16 8 (1.93%) Windows Server 2012
17 5 (1.20%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
18 4 (0.96%) Android
18 4 (0.96%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 146 (35.18%) Agile Software Development
2 87 (20.96%) DevOps
3 58 (13.98%) Performance Tuning
4 47 (11.33%) Benchmarking
5 46 (11.08%) Configuration Management
5 46 (11.08%) Continuous Integration
6 44 (10.60%) Mentoring
7 41 (9.88%) Software Engineering
8 36 (8.67%) Server Building
9 35 (8.43%) Load Balancing
10 32 (7.71%) Continuous Delivery
11 30 (7.23%) Content Management
11 30 (7.23%) Open Source
12 28 (6.75%) SDLC
13 27 (6.51%) Build Automation
13 27 (6.51%) E-Commerce
14 25 (6.02%) Business Continuity
14 25 (6.02%) Infrastructure Management
14 25 (6.02%) Coaching
15 24 (5.78%) Converged Infrastructure
Programming Languages
1 152 (36.63%) Python
2 129 (31.08%) Java
3 103 (24.82%) Perl
4 79 (19.04%) Bash Shell
5 73 (17.59%) Ruby
6 62 (14.94%) PHP
7 60 (14.46%) Shell Script
8 48 (11.57%) JavaScript
9 21 (5.06%) SQL
10 19 (4.58%) Clojure
10 19 (4.58%) Scala
11 16 (3.86%) C
12 13 (3.13%) PowerShell
13 7 (1.69%) Haskell
13 7 (1.69%) C++
14 5 (1.20%) R
14 5 (1.20%) Go
15 4 (0.96%) PHP5
16 3 (0.72%) Korn
16 3 (0.72%) Jython
Qualifications
1 76 (18.31%) Degree
2 22 (5.30%) Cisco Certification
3 21 (5.06%) RHCE
3 21 (5.06%) CCNA
4 17 (4.10%) Security Cleared
5 6 (1.45%) SC Cleared
6 5 (1.20%) CEH
6 5 (1.20%) MySQL Certification
6 5 (1.20%) IC3 Certification
7 4 (0.96%) RHCSA
7 4 (0.96%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 4 (0.96%) DV Cleared
8 3 (0.72%) LPIC
9 2 (0.48%) MCITP
9 2 (0.48%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (0.48%) MCSE
9 2 (0.48%) MCSA
10 1 (0.24%) CCIE
10 1 (0.24%) CCNP
10 1 (0.24%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (11.57%) QA
2 8 (1.93%) SLA
3 6 (1.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (1.20%) COBIT
4 5 (1.20%) ISO 14001
5 4 (0.96%) ISO 9001
6 3 (0.72%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 265 (63.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 166 (40.00%) Xen
3 110 (26.51%) Hyper-V
4 55 (13.25%) NFS
5 47 (11.33%) SRDF
6 38 (9.16%) Docker
7 36 (8.67%) Varnish
8 34 (8.19%) LXC
9 31 (7.47%) GlusterFS
10 29 (6.99%) Samba
11 22 (5.30%) XenServer
12 21 (5.06%) Active Directory
12 21 (5.06%) Oracle RAC
13 17 (4.10%) vSphere
14 10 (2.41%) VMware ESXi
14 10 (2.41%) QEMU
15 9 (2.17%) Ceph
15 9 (2.17%) iptables
16 8 (1.93%) VirtualBox
16 8 (1.93%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 147 (35.42%) Puppet
2 77 (18.55%) Opscode Chef
3 53 (12.77%) Graphite
4 36 (8.67%) Nagios
5 34 (8.19%) Kibana
6 33 (7.95%) HAProxy
7 31 (7.47%) logstash
7 31 (7.47%) ZABBIX
8 30 (7.23%) Tivoli
9 27 (6.51%) StatsD
10 16 (3.86%) Vagrant
11 15 (3.61%) Ansible
12 14 (3.37%) Salt
13 7 (1.69%) Cobbler
14 6 (1.45%) Tivoli Storage Manager
14 6 (1.45%) Cacti
14 6 (1.45%) Backup Exec
15 5 (1.20%) WSUS
15 5 (1.20%) EMC NetWorker
15 5 (1.20%) Icinga
Vendors
1 275 (66.27%) VMware
2 143 (34.46%) Cisco
3 136 (32.77%) Oracle
4 131 (31.57%) Red Hat
5 89 (21.45%) NetApp
6 87 (20.96%) IBM
7 86 (20.72%) EMC
8 67 (16.14%) HP
9 66 (15.90%) Juniper
10 63 (15.18%) Microsoft
11 52 (12.53%) Intel
12 36 (8.67%) Google
13 35 (8.43%) Dell
14 30 (7.23%) Rackspace
15 29 (6.99%) New Relic
16 28 (6.75%) Brocade
17 26 (6.27%) BMC
18 25 (6.02%) CheckPoint
19 24 (5.78%) Symantec
19 24 (5.78%) CA
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford
ABRS
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + package
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Worcestershire
Searchability
Salary: £28000 - £30000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
RICHARD WHEELER ASSOCIATES
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum + benefits, on-call, OT, pension
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Gloucestershire
Oracle
Salary: excellent salary - negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
Faringdon, Oxfordshire
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
York, North Yorkshire
Ioko
Salary: Competitive £ plus bens such as excellent pension, 25+ days hol & more
Posted: 9 days ago
Oxford
OHO Group
Salary: £35000 - £70000 per annum, Benefits: bonus + excellent benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
Chiswick
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago
London
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago
Chiswick
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago
South East London
Redblade Ltd
Salary: From £28,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago
Manchester
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £33000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 24 days ago