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

3 months to
24 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Kernel-Based Virtual Machine (KVM)
Rank 752 741 753
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +12
Permanent jobs citing KVM 158 222 234
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.17% 0.20% 0.20%
As % of the System Software category 1.38% 1.83% 1.77%
Number of salaries quoted 132 164 187
Median salary £51,500 £55,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.36% +15.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £87,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -11.11%

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
11434 12122 13190
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 12.13% 11.08% 11.55%
Number of salaries quoted 9620 10153 10882
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 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%

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 September 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 September 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 -20 143 £52,500 - 21
London -2 79 £60,000 +9.09% 8
South East +36 27 £52,500 +38.15% 3
East of England +29 12 £47,500 - 1
Yorkshire +20 11 £40,000 - 3
South West -13 11 £50,000 +42.85% 1
Leeds +16 10 £40,000 - 2
West Yorkshire +12 10 £40,000 - 2
Surrey +5 10 £55,000 - 3
Somerset +4 8 £45,000 -33.33% 1
Berkshire - 8 £50,750 -
Bath - 8 £45,000 - 1
Reading - 7 £51,500 -
Oxford +7 6 £57,500 -11.53%
Oxfordshire +7 6 £57,500 +64.28%
City of London +36 5 £62,500 +25.00% 2
Hertfordshire +19 5 £47,500 -
Cambridgeshire - 5 £55,000 -
Welwyn Garden City - 5 £47,500 -
Cambridge - 5 £55,000 -
Reigate - 4 £55,000 - 1
Hampshire +12 3 £45,000 +28.57%
Woking +4 3 £55,000 -8.33%
Southampton +4 3 £45,000 +28.57%
East Midlands - 3 £47,500 - 1
Bristol -17 2 £62,500 +78.57%
Nottinghamshire - 2 £47,500 -
Nottingham - 2 £47,500 -
Bedfordshire - 2 - - 1
Guildford +19 1 £37,500 +4.89%

KVM
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 September 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.

1 331 (94.57%) Linux
2 246 (70.29%) VMware
3 241 (68.86%) VMware Infrastructure
4 196 (56.00%) Puppet
5 137 (39.14%) Bash Shell
6 136 (38.86%) Amazon AWS
7 135 (38.57%) Python
8 129 (36.86%) Opscode Chef
9 123 (35.14%) DevOps
10 122 (34.86%) Agile Software Development
11 121 (34.57%) Windows
12 113 (32.29%) MySQL
13 111 (31.71%) Xen
14 107 (30.57%) Apache
15 102 (29.14%) Jenkins
16 95 (27.14%) DNS
17 94 (26.86%) Perl
18 93 (26.57%) Firewall
19 90 (25.71%) Docker
20 89 (25.43%) Ansible
21 86 (24.57%) Red Hat
22 85 (24.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
22 85 (24.29%) Git (software)
23 84 (24.00%) Configuration Management
24 78 (22.29%) Ruby
25 77 (22.00%) Continuous Integration
26 75 (21.43%) LAMP
27 69 (19.71%) Hyper-V
28 68 (19.43%) Cisco
29 67 (19.14%) SAN

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
1 107 (30.57%) Apache
2 62 (17.71%) OpenStack
3 57 (16.29%) Tomcat
4 33 (9.43%) MS Exchange
4 33 (9.43%) nginx
5 26 (7.43%) WebSphere
6 21 (6.00%) IIS
7 20 (5.71%) Oracle Coherence
7 20 (5.71%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 19 (5.43%) Elasticsearch
9 7 (2.00%) CloudStack
10 6 (1.71%) Exchange Server 2010
11 5 (1.43%) JBoss
11 5 (1.43%) Jetty
12 4 (1.14%) Drupal
13 3 (0.86%) Exchange Server 2013
13 3 (0.86%) SharePoint
13 3 (0.86%) Skype for Business
14 2 (0.57%) ejabberd
14 2 (0.57%) WildFly
Applications
1 30 (8.57%) MS Excel
2 29 (8.29%) MS Office
3 3 (0.86%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.57%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (0.57%) Magento
2 1 (0.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 136 (38.86%) Amazon AWS
2 67 (19.14%) Microsoft Azure
3 27 (7.71%) Office 365
4 18 (5.14%) Cloud Computing
5 15 (4.29%) IaaS
6 11 (3.14%) Google Cloud Platform
7 10 (2.86%) GitHub
7 10 (2.86%) SaaS
8 7 (2.00%) PaaS
8 7 (2.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 6 (1.71%) Google App Engine
9 6 (1.71%) Rackspace Cloud
10 5 (1.43%) Amazon EC2
11 2 (0.57%) Google Apps
12 1 (0.29%) DigitalOcean
Communications & Networking
1 95 (27.14%) DNS
2 93 (26.57%) Firewall
3 67 (19.14%) SAN
4 55 (15.71%) HTTP
5 52 (14.86%) LAN
6 51 (14.57%) WAN
7 46 (13.14%) TCP/IP
8 43 (12.29%) NAS
9 32 (9.14%) LDAP
9 32 (9.14%) Multicast
10 31 (8.86%) BGP
11 28 (8.00%) DHCP
12 27 (7.71%) IP Telephony
12 27 (7.71%) VPN
13 25 (7.14%) Network Security
14 24 (6.86%) FTP
14 24 (6.86%) iSCSI
15 22 (6.29%) Fibre Channel
15 22 (6.29%) HTTPS
16 20 (5.71%) FCoE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 113 (32.29%) MySQL
2 45 (12.86%) SQL Server
3 27 (7.71%) NoSQL
4 23 (6.57%) Redis
5 22 (6.29%) Data Warehouse
6 21 (6.00%) Big Data
6 21 (6.00%) OLAP
7 20 (5.71%) DB2
7 20 (5.71%) OLTP
7 20 (5.71%) Oracle OLAP
7 20 (5.71%) PostgreSQL
8 19 (5.43%) Hadoop
9 16 (4.57%) MongoDB
10 10 (2.86%) Apache Cassandra
10 10 (2.86%) CouchDB
10 10 (2.86%) MariaDB
11 8 (2.29%) Riak
12 3 (0.86%) Data Mining
12 3 (0.86%) HBase
12 3 (0.86%) Infinispan
Development Applications
1 102 (29.14%) Jenkins
2 85 (24.29%) Git (software)
3 38 (10.86%) Subversion
4 27 (7.71%) Travis CI
5 21 (6.00%) JIRA
6 19 (5.43%) Maven
7 18 (5.14%) Sonatype Nexus
8 16 (4.57%) Cucumber
8 16 (4.57%) Gradle
8 16 (4.57%) Vagrant
8 16 (4.57%) Wercker
9 13 (3.71%) TeamCity
10 10 (2.86%) GitLab
11 9 (2.57%) Hudson
11 9 (2.57%) Selenium
12 7 (2.00%) Mercurial
13 6 (1.71%) Ant
13 6 (1.71%) MSBuild
14 5 (1.43%) Trac
14 5 (1.43%) VersionOne
General
1 51 (14.57%) Telecoms
2 34 (9.71%) Finance
3 27 (7.71%) Law
4 13 (3.71%) Marketing
5 7 (2.00%) Publishing
6 3 (0.86%) Manufacturing
6 3 (0.86%) Retail
7 2 (0.57%) Banking
7 2 (0.57%) French Language
7 2 (0.57%) Military
8 1 (0.29%) Advertising
8 1 (0.29%) Billing
8 1 (0.29%) Electronics
8 1 (0.29%) German Language
8 1 (0.29%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 99 (28.29%) Administrator
2 84 (24.00%) Systems Administrator
3 74 (21.14%) Linux Administrator
4 71 (20.29%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 53 (15.14%) DevOps Engineer
6 48 (13.71%) Linux Engineer
7 36 (10.29%) Linux/Unix DevOps
8 35 (10.00%) Architect
9 32 (9.14%) Systems Engineer
10 27 (7.71%) Developer
11 26 (7.43%) Senior DevOps
12 25 (7.14%) Network Engineer
13 24 (6.86%) Linux Systems Engineer
14 23 (6.57%) Linux DevOps Engineer
15 21 (6.00%) VMWare Administrator
16 20 (5.71%) Infrastructure Architect
16 20 (5.71%) Lead Architect
17 17 (4.86%) DevOps Administrator
17 17 (4.86%) Senior Systems Administrator
18 16 (4.57%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 75 (21.43%) LAMP
2 23 (6.57%) Middleware
3 16 (4.57%) WireMock
4 15 (4.29%) Web Services
5 14 (4.00%) LEMP Stack
6 13 (3.71%) JSON
6 13 (3.71%) OpenVZ
6 13 (3.71%) XML
7 12 (3.43%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 12 (3.43%) CSS
8 10 (2.86%) HTML
9 9 (2.57%) RabbitMQ
10 8 (2.29%) HornetQ
10 8 (2.29%) Kafka
11 7 (2.00%) AngularJS
11 7 (2.00%) Memcached
11 7 (2.00%) Servlets
11 7 (2.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 6 (1.71%) Node.js
12 6 (1.71%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 54 (15.43%) Data Centre
2 25 (7.14%) Private Cloud
3 14 (4.00%) Computer Science
4 12 (3.43%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (2.57%) iPad
6 7 (2.00%) Clustering
6 7 (2.00%) Replication
7 6 (1.71%) Fintech
7 6 (1.71%) Hedge funds
7 6 (1.71%) Mobile App
7 6 (1.71%) PKI
7 6 (1.71%) Social Network
8 5 (1.43%) Physics
9 3 (0.86%) Social Media
9 3 (0.86%) User Experience
9 3 (0.86%) Virtual Team
9 3 (0.86%) Wiki
10 2 (0.57%) Algorithms
10 2 (0.57%) Data Structures
10 2 (0.57%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 331 (94.57%) Linux
2 121 (34.57%) Windows
3 85 (24.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 64 (18.29%) Unix
5 63 (18.00%) Solaris
6 41 (11.71%) Debian
7 40 (11.43%) CentOS
8 35 (10.00%) Ubuntu
9 24 (6.86%) Windows Server
10 18 (5.14%) Mac OS X
11 14 (4.00%) SUSE
12 10 (2.86%) Android
12 10 (2.86%) Apple iOS
13 7 (2.00%) AIX
14 6 (1.71%) FreeBSD
15 5 (1.43%) Fedora
15 5 (1.43%) HPUX
15 5 (1.43%) Oracle Linux
15 5 (1.43%) Windows Server 2008
15 5 (1.43%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 123 (35.14%) DevOps
2 122 (34.86%) Agile Software Development
3 84 (24.00%) Configuration Management
4 77 (22.00%) Continuous Integration
5 47 (13.43%) Migration
6 40 (11.43%) Project Management
7 39 (11.14%) ITIL
7 39 (11.14%) Open Source
8 34 (9.71%) Service Management
9 33 (9.43%) Coaching
10 31 (8.86%) High Availability
11 30 (8.57%) Information Security
11 30 (8.57%) Performance Tuning
12 27 (7.71%) Information Assurance
13 22 (6.29%) Continuous Delivery
14 20 (5.71%) Benchmarking
14 20 (5.71%) Risk Management
15 18 (5.14%) E-Commerce
16 16 (4.57%) Load Balancing
17 14 (4.00%) Web Operations
Programming Languages
1 137 (39.14%) Bash Shell
2 135 (38.57%) Python
3 94 (26.86%) Perl
4 78 (22.29%) Ruby
5 59 (16.86%) SQL
6 50 (14.29%) Java
7 36 (10.29%) PHP
8 29 (8.29%) Shell Script
9 24 (6.86%) JavaScript
10 20 (5.71%) C++
11 18 (5.14%) C
12 16 (4.57%) Tcl
13 12 (3.43%) PowerShell
14 5 (1.43%) Erlang
15 4 (1.14%) Elixir
16 2 (0.57%) Assembly Language
16 2 (0.57%) VBScript
17 1 (0.29%) AWK
17 1 (0.29%) sed
Qualifications
1 40 (11.43%) Degree
2 22 (6.29%) Cisco Certification
3 11 (3.14%) CCNP
4 9 (2.57%) CCNA
4 9 (2.57%) Security Cleared
5 7 (2.00%) SC Cleared
6 5 (1.43%) PMI Certification
6 5 (1.43%) PMP
6 5 (1.43%) RHCE
7 3 (0.86%) CCIE
7 3 (0.86%) CEH
7 3 (0.86%) ECSA
8 2 (0.57%) DV Cleared
8 2 (0.57%) MCSA
8 2 (0.57%) MCSE
8 2 (0.57%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (0.57%) RHCSA
8 2 (0.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (0.29%) CCDE
9 1 (0.29%) VCDX
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (4.86%) QA
2 8 (2.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (1.43%) COBIT
3 5 (1.43%) ISO 14001
4 2 (0.57%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.29%) SLA
System Software
1 241 (68.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 111 (31.71%) Xen
3 90 (25.71%) Docker
4 69 (19.71%) Hyper-V
5 46 (13.14%) Active Directory
6 27 (7.71%) Oracle RAC
7 25 (7.14%) NFS
8 24 (6.86%) vSphere
9 22 (6.29%) iptables
10 21 (6.00%) Virtual Machines
10 21 (6.00%) VirtualBox
11 20 (5.71%) SRDF
12 15 (4.29%) XenServer
13 14 (4.00%) LXC
13 14 (4.00%) VMware ESXi
14 9 (2.57%) Postfix
14 9 (2.57%) QEMU
14 9 (2.57%) vCloud
15 8 (2.29%) Squid
15 8 (2.29%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 196 (56.00%) Puppet
2 129 (36.86%) Opscode Chef
3 89 (25.43%) Ansible
4 55 (15.71%) Nagios
5 48 (13.71%) Cobbler
6 32 (9.14%) SCCM
7 30 (8.57%) FreeIPA
8 28 (8.00%) Zenoss
9 18 (5.14%) ZABBIX
10 17 (4.86%) Cacti
11 15 (4.29%) CFEngine
11 15 (4.29%) Tivoli
12 14 (4.00%) vRealize
13 13 (3.71%) Kubernetes
13 13 (3.71%) Mesos
14 10 (2.86%) HAProxy
15 9 (2.57%) PowerCLI
16 8 (2.29%) yum
17 7 (2.00%) Graphite
17 7 (2.00%) Opsview
Vendors
1 246 (70.29%) VMware
2 86 (24.57%) Red Hat
3 68 (19.43%) Cisco
4 58 (16.57%) Microsoft
4 58 (16.57%) Oracle
5 35 (10.00%) NetApp
6 30 (8.57%) EMC
7 22 (6.29%) IBM
7 22 (6.29%) Intel
8 14 (4.00%) Google
9 12 (3.43%) Citrix
9 12 (3.43%) HP
10 10 (2.86%) Rackspace
11 9 (2.57%) Apple
11 9 (2.57%) Percona
11 9 (2.57%) SaltStack
12 8 (2.29%) Juniper
12 8 (2.29%) Splunk
13 7 (2.00%) Brocade
14 6 (1.71%) Perforce
UK
Spheria Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Excellent salary + Package
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
Yoh
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + bonus, benefits + training
Posted: 3 days ago
Stafford, Staffordshire
Obscurant
Salary: From £55,000 to £60,000 per annum Excellent company benefits - Trainin
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £42,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
UKFast
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum depending on experience.
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £50,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
First Point
Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Reigate, Surrey
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, 25 days
Posted: 4 days ago
Northamptonshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Central London / West End
Trust In Soda
Salary: Up to £110,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Talent Point
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Merseyside
FT Select
Salary: From £27,000 to £29,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
United Kingdom
Logistix Recruitment
Salary: Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
OHO Group Ltd.
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum, Benefits: Bonus
Posted: 10 days ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
NCC Group
Salary: Salary, Bonus, Pension, Holidays
Posted: 17 days ago
Salford, Lancashire
BBC Research & Development
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 22 days ago
Bath
People Source Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 25 days ago
Sheffield
Bluetown Online LTD
Salary: £40000 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago
Ireland, Bedfordshire
Intel
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 22 days ago
London
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago