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 25 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Kernel-Based Virtual Machine (KVM)
Rank 727 750 750
Rank change year-on-year
+23 0
Permanent jobs citing KVM 187 232 244
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.19% 0.21% 0.21%
As % of the System Software category 1.56% 1.88% 1.83%
Number of salaries quoted 162 149 188
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £37,050 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £87,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £40,000 £43,750
% change year-on-year
+18.75% -8.57%

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
12019 12361 13337
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 12.30% 11.26% 11.38%
Number of salaries quoted 10193 10274 10957
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%

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 25 August 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 25 August 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 -24 168 £51,000 +2.00% 21
London +56 106 £55,000 - 8
South East +14 23 £55,000 +7.31% 3
Yorkshire +18 15 £40,000 - 1
Leeds +29 11 £40,000 -
West Yorkshire +14 11 £40,000 -
City of London +63 9 £65,000 +44.44% 1
East Midlands - 9 £46,500 -
Surrey +20 8 £55,000 +4.76% 1
East of England +32 7 £47,500 - 2
Berkshire +17 7 £50,000 - 1
Reading +13 7 £50,000 -
South West -25 7 £52,500 +23.52% 5
Oxford -2 6 £57,500 -11.53%
Oxfordshire -11 6 £57,500 +53.33%
Hertfordshire +19 5 £47,500 -
Nottinghamshire - 5 £52,500 -
Welwyn Garden City - 5 £47,500 -
Nottingham - 5 £52,500 -
Sheffield +11 4 £32,000 -66.31% 1
South Yorkshire +10 4 £32,000 -66.31% 1
Somerset -1 4 £47,500 -29.62% 2
Derby - 4 £45,000 -
Bath - 4 £47,500 - 2
Derbyshire - 4 £45,000 -
Woking -3 3 £55,000 -8.33% 1
Reigate - 3 £55,000 -
Bristol -22 2 £62,500 +6.38% 3
Midlands - 2 £47,500 -
Guildford +15 1 £70,000 +105.88%

KVM
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 August 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.

1 339 (94.69%) Linux
2 252 (70.39%) VMware
3 246 (68.72%) VMware Infrastructure
4 217 (60.61%) Puppet
5 160 (44.69%) Amazon AWS
6 156 (43.58%) Python
7 145 (40.50%) Bash Shell
7 145 (40.50%) Opscode Chef
8 135 (37.71%) DevOps
9 131 (36.59%) Agile Software Development
10 122 (34.08%) Windows
11 118 (32.96%) MySQL
11 118 (32.96%) Apache
12 114 (31.84%) Xen
13 107 (29.89%) Jenkins
14 106 (29.61%) Ansible
15 101 (28.21%) Perl
15 101 (28.21%) DNS
16 98 (27.37%) Configuration Management
17 97 (27.09%) Docker
18 91 (25.42%) Git (software)
19 90 (25.14%) Red Hat
20 89 (24.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
21 88 (24.58%) LAMP
22 86 (24.02%) Firewall
23 85 (23.74%) Ruby
24 78 (21.79%) Continuous Integration
25 70 (19.55%) Microsoft Azure
26 69 (19.27%) Unix
27 65 (18.16%) Hyper-V

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
1 118 (32.96%) Apache
2 65 (18.16%) OpenStack
3 62 (17.32%) Tomcat
4 41 (11.45%) nginx
5 34 (9.50%) MS Exchange
6 29 (8.10%) Elasticsearch
7 24 (6.70%) WebSphere
8 18 (5.03%) IIS
9 17 (4.75%) Oracle Coherence
9 17 (4.75%) Oracle HTTP Server
10 7 (1.96%) JBoss
11 6 (1.68%) Exchange Server 2010
12 5 (1.40%) Jetty
12 5 (1.40%) WildFly
13 4 (1.12%) CloudStack
13 4 (1.12%) Drupal
13 4 (1.12%) SharePoint
14 3 (0.84%) Apache Solr
14 3 (0.84%) GlassFish
14 3 (0.84%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 29 (8.10%) MS Office
2 26 (7.26%) MS Excel
3 3 (0.84%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (0.84%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.56%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 160 (44.69%) Amazon AWS
2 70 (19.55%) Microsoft Azure
3 27 (7.54%) Office 365
4 21 (5.87%) IaaS
5 19 (5.31%) Cloud Computing
6 12 (3.35%) PaaS
6 12 (3.35%) SaaS
7 11 (3.07%) GitHub
7 11 (3.07%) Google Cloud Platform
7 11 (3.07%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 7 (1.96%) Amazon EC2
9 6 (1.68%) Google App Engine
9 6 (1.68%) Rackspace Cloud
10 3 (0.84%) Google Apps
11 2 (0.56%) Amazon S3
11 2 (0.56%) AWS CloudFormation
11 2 (0.56%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
11 2 (0.56%) Google Compute Engine
12 1 (0.28%) DigitalOcean
12 1 (0.28%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 101 (28.21%) DNS
2 86 (24.02%) Firewall
3 59 (16.48%) SAN
4 55 (15.36%) HTTP
5 41 (11.45%) TCP/IP
6 40 (11.17%) WAN
7 39 (10.89%) LAN
8 36 (10.06%) LDAP
9 34 (9.50%) NAS
10 29 (8.10%) BGP
11 28 (7.82%) Multicast
12 27 (7.54%) IP Telephony
13 26 (7.26%) DHCP
14 25 (6.98%) VPN
15 23 (6.42%) FTP
16 21 (5.87%) HTTPS
16 21 (5.87%) Network Security
17 20 (5.59%) iSCSI
18 18 (5.03%) Cisco IOS
18 18 (5.03%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 118 (32.96%) MySQL
2 37 (10.34%) SQL Server
3 26 (7.26%) NoSQL
3 26 (7.26%) Redis
4 25 (6.98%) Big Data
5 24 (6.70%) Hadoop
6 21 (5.87%) MongoDB
7 20 (5.59%) Data Warehouse
7 20 (5.59%) PostgreSQL
8 17 (4.75%) OLAP
9 16 (4.47%) DB2
9 16 (4.47%) OLTP
9 16 (4.47%) Oracle OLAP
10 14 (3.91%) Apache Cassandra
11 10 (2.79%) MariaDB
11 10 (2.79%) Riak
12 8 (2.23%) CouchDB
13 4 (1.12%) Apache Hive
13 4 (1.12%) Relational Database
14 3 (0.84%) HBase
Development Applications
1 107 (29.89%) Jenkins
2 91 (25.42%) Git (software)
3 42 (11.73%) Subversion
4 27 (7.54%) JIRA
5 23 (6.42%) Maven
6 22 (6.15%) Travis CI
7 21 (5.87%) Vagrant
8 19 (5.31%) Gradle
9 18 (5.03%) Sonatype Nexus
10 16 (4.47%) Cucumber
10 16 (4.47%) Wercker
11 15 (4.19%) TeamCity
12 11 (3.07%) Selenium
13 10 (2.79%) Bugzilla
13 10 (2.79%) Hudson
14 9 (2.51%) Trac
15 8 (2.23%) Ant
16 7 (1.96%) Mercurial
17 6 (1.68%) GitLab
17 6 (1.68%) MSBuild
General
1 43 (12.01%) Law
2 39 (10.89%) Telecoms
3 30 (8.38%) Finance
4 18 (5.03%) Marketing
5 9 (2.51%) Publishing
6 5 (1.40%) Retail
7 3 (0.84%) Banking
8 2 (0.56%) French Language
8 2 (0.56%) German Language
8 2 (0.56%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.56%) Military
9 1 (0.28%) Advertising
9 1 (0.28%) Back Office
9 1 (0.28%) Billing
9 1 (0.28%) Front Office
9 1 (0.28%) Games
9 1 (0.28%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.28%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 106 (29.61%) Administrator
2 92 (25.70%) Systems Administrator
3 72 (20.11%) Linux Administrator
4 71 (19.83%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 61 (17.04%) DevOps Engineer
6 58 (16.20%) Linux Engineer
7 47 (13.13%) Linux/Unix DevOps
8 33 (9.22%) Systems Engineer
9 31 (8.66%) Linux DevOps Engineer
9 31 (8.66%) Senior DevOps
10 26 (7.26%) Architect
10 26 (7.26%) Linux Systems Engineer
11 25 (6.98%) Developer
12 24 (6.70%) VMWare Administrator
13 22 (6.15%) Network Engineer
14 21 (5.87%) Senior DevOps Engineer
15 19 (5.31%) Senior Systems Administrator
16 17 (4.75%) 3rd Line Engineer
16 17 (4.75%) Infrastructure Architect
16 17 (4.75%) Lead Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 88 (24.58%) LAMP
2 22 (6.15%) LEMP Stack
3 20 (5.59%) Middleware
4 19 (5.31%) JSON
4 19 (5.31%) XML
5 16 (4.47%) CSS
5 16 (4.47%) HTML
5 16 (4.47%) WireMock
6 15 (4.19%) OpenVZ
7 14 (3.91%) AngularJS
7 14 (3.91%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 14 (3.91%) Web Services
8 13 (3.63%) Kafka
8 13 (3.63%) RabbitMQ
9 10 (2.79%) libvirt
9 10 (2.79%) REST
10 9 (2.51%) WebSockets
11 7 (1.96%) HornetQ
11 7 (1.96%) Memcached
11 7 (1.96%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 50 (13.97%) Data Centre
2 25 (6.98%) Private Cloud
3 16 (4.47%) Computer Science
4 14 (3.91%) Analytical Skills
4 14 (3.91%) Fintech
5 12 (3.35%) PKI
6 8 (2.23%) Mobile App
7 7 (1.96%) Replication
8 6 (1.68%) Clustering
8 6 (1.68%) Hedge funds
8 6 (1.68%) iPad
8 6 (1.68%) Wiki
9 5 (1.40%) Algorithms
9 5 (1.40%) Data Structures
9 5 (1.40%) Physics
9 5 (1.40%) Social Network
10 4 (1.12%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 3 (0.84%) Social Media
11 3 (0.84%) Video Conferencing
12 2 (0.56%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 339 (94.69%) Linux
2 122 (34.08%) Windows
3 89 (24.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 69 (19.27%) Unix
5 61 (17.04%) Solaris
6 42 (11.73%) CentOS
7 40 (11.17%) Debian
8 36 (10.06%) Ubuntu
9 27 (7.54%) Windows Server
10 19 (5.31%) Mac OS X
11 13 (3.63%) SUSE
12 11 (3.07%) FreeBSD
13 9 (2.51%) Android
13 9 (2.51%) Apple iOS
14 7 (1.96%) Windows Server 2008
15 5 (1.40%) Oracle Linux
15 5 (1.40%) Windows Server 2012
16 4 (1.12%) AIX
16 4 (1.12%) OpenBSD
16 4 (1.12%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 135 (37.71%) DevOps
2 131 (36.59%) Agile Software Development
3 98 (27.37%) Configuration Management
4 78 (21.79%) Continuous Integration
5 47 (13.13%) Migration
6 43 (12.01%) Open Source
7 41 (11.45%) ITIL
7 41 (11.45%) Project Management
8 40 (11.17%) High Availability
9 35 (9.78%) Service Management
10 32 (8.94%) Coaching
11 30 (8.38%) Information Security
12 27 (7.54%) Information Assurance
12 27 (7.54%) Performance Tuning
13 25 (6.98%) E-Commerce
14 23 (6.42%) Continuous Delivery
14 23 (6.42%) Virtual Environments
15 16 (4.47%) Benchmarking
15 16 (4.47%) Risk Management
15 16 (4.47%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 156 (43.58%) Python
2 145 (40.50%) Bash Shell
3 101 (28.21%) Perl
4 85 (23.74%) Ruby
5 64 (17.88%) Java
6 61 (17.04%) SQL
7 42 (11.73%) PHP
8 32 (8.94%) Shell Script
9 26 (7.26%) JavaScript
10 15 (4.19%) C
11 13 (3.63%) Tcl
12 12 (3.35%) C++
12 12 (3.35%) PowerShell
13 3 (0.84%) Elixir
13 3 (0.84%) Erlang
14 1 (0.28%) C#
14 1 (0.28%) Groovy
14 1 (0.28%) sed
14 1 (0.28%) VB
14 1 (0.28%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 46 (12.85%) Degree
2 22 (6.15%) Cisco Certification
3 15 (4.19%) Security Cleared
4 13 (3.63%) CCNP
4 13 (3.63%) SC Cleared
5 10 (2.79%) CCNA
6 5 (1.40%) PMI Certification
6 5 (1.40%) PMP
6 5 (1.40%) RHCE
7 4 (1.12%) MCSE
7 4 (1.12%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (0.84%) CEH
8 3 (0.84%) DV Cleared
8 3 (0.84%) ECSA
9 2 (0.56%) CCIE
9 2 (0.56%) MCSA
9 2 (0.56%) RHCSA
9 2 (0.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 1 (0.28%) CCSP
10 1 (0.28%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (6.98%) QA
2 9 (2.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (1.40%) COBIT
3 5 (1.40%) ISO 14001
4 2 (0.56%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.56%) SLA
5 1 (0.28%) DICOM
5 1 (0.28%) HL7
System Software
1 246 (68.72%) VMware Infrastructure
2 114 (31.84%) Xen
3 97 (27.09%) Docker
4 65 (18.16%) Hyper-V
5 51 (14.25%) Active Directory
6 27 (7.54%) VirtualBox
7 23 (6.42%) Oracle RAC
7 23 (6.42%) Virtual Machines
8 22 (6.15%) NFS
8 22 (6.15%) vSphere
9 21 (5.87%) iptables
10 16 (4.47%) LXC
10 16 (4.47%) SRDF
10 16 (4.47%) XenServer
11 13 (3.63%) Postfix
11 13 (3.63%) VMware ESXi
12 10 (2.79%) Samba
12 10 (2.79%) Varnish
12 10 (2.79%) vCloud
13 9 (2.51%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 217 (60.61%) Puppet
2 145 (40.50%) Opscode Chef
3 106 (29.61%) Ansible
4 61 (17.04%) Nagios
5 47 (13.13%) Cobbler
6 32 (8.94%) SCCM
7 30 (8.38%) FreeIPA
7 30 (8.38%) Zenoss
8 20 (5.59%) ZABBIX
9 17 (4.75%) Cacti
10 16 (4.47%) CFEngine
11 15 (4.19%) vRealize
12 14 (3.91%) Kubernetes
13 12 (3.35%) Mesos
13 12 (3.35%) Tivoli
14 11 (3.07%) Graphite
15 10 (2.79%) Kibana
16 9 (2.51%) Ambari
16 9 (2.51%) Hadoop YARN
17 8 (2.23%) yum
Vendors
1 252 (70.39%) VMware
2 90 (25.14%) Red Hat
3 64 (17.88%) Cisco
4 59 (16.48%) Microsoft
5 52 (14.53%) Oracle
6 31 (8.66%) NetApp
7 26 (7.26%) EMC
8 18 (5.03%) IBM
9 17 (4.75%) Intel
10 15 (4.19%) Citrix
10 15 (4.19%) Google
11 12 (3.35%) HP
12 11 (3.07%) Rackspace
13 10 (2.79%) Apple
13 10 (2.79%) Percona
14 9 (2.51%) SaltStack
14 9 (2.51%) Splunk
15 7 (1.96%) Brocade
16 6 (1.68%) Perforce
17 5 (1.40%) Veritas
London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Bath, Avon
Resource Group
Salary: potentially higher
Posted: 2 hours ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
RICHARD WHEELER ASSOCIATES
Salary: From £38,000 to £46,000 per annum plus v strong Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + bonus, benefits + training
Posted: 2 days ago
Bath, Avon
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Talent Point
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Woking, Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum + benefits and bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Erin Associates
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + + excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Big Wednesday Digital Ltd
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
Sheffield
Hays Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 17 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 17 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 17 days ago
Ipswich
Capita plc
Salary: Bonus
Posted: 22 days ago
Ipswich
Capita plc
Salary: bonus
Posted: 22 days ago