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 28 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Kernel-Based Virtual Machine (KVM)
UK
Rank 705 781 795
Rank change year-on-year
+76 +14
Permanent jobs citing KVM 146 161 162
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.17% 0.16% 0.15%
As % of the System Software category 1.42% 1.31% 1.21%
Number of salaries quoted 128 154 97
Median salary £62,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+13.63% +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,200 £38,250 £34,800
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £70,000 £87,500
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £40,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -20.00%

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
10256 12336 13352
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 12.20% 12.22% 12.66%
Number of salaries quoted 8544 10438 11165
Median salary £42,500 £41,500 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.40% +1.21%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +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 28 February 2017 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 28 February 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 +80 143 £62,500 +13.63% 15
London +36 82 £65,000 +8.33% 5
South East +68 33 £55,000 +37.50% 1
Berkshire +54 20 £62,500 +42.85%
East of England +35 14 £45,000 +38.46% 2
Cambridge +15 13 £45,000 +38.46% 2
Cambridgeshire +5 13 £45,000 +38.46% 2
Slough - 11 £62,500 -
Reading +47 7 £37,500 -14.28%
City of London +16 7 £60,000 - 2
North West -12 6 £33,250 -33.50% 4
Manchester - 6 £33,250 - 4
Surrey +54 5 £60,000 +29.72%
South West +21 5 £47,500 +18.75% 1
Scotland +21 3 £55,000 +89.65% 1
Hampshire +19 3 £25,000 -28.57%
Oxfordshire +10 3 £30,764 -12.10%
Oxford +9 3 £30,764 -63.80%
Somerset -5 3 £45,000 - 1
Edinburgh - 3 £55,000 - 1
Southampton - 3 £25,000 -
Yorkshire +7 2 £43,750 -2.77% 1
Leatherhead -2 2 £55,000 -21.42%
Bath -2 2 £45,000 -
East Sussex +9 1 £33,000 -17.50% 1
Leeds +6 1 £50,000 +11.11%
West Yorkshire +5 1 £50,000 +11.11%
Bristol +1 1 - -
Brighton 0 1 £33,000 -17.50% 1
Crawley - 1 £41,000 -

KVM
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 February 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.

1 268 (91.78%) Linux
2 233 (79.79%) VMware
3 224 (76.71%) VMware Infrastructure
4 129 (44.18%) Xen
5 125 (42.81%) Puppet
6 107 (36.64%) Windows
7 106 (36.30%) Apache
8 104 (35.62%) Opscode Chef
9 95 (32.53%) Hyper-V
10 94 (32.19%) DevOps
11 92 (31.51%) Python
12 82 (28.08%) MySQL
12 82 (28.08%) Oracle
13 80 (27.40%) Cisco
14 79 (27.05%) SAN
15 77 (26.37%) Bash Shell
16 76 (26.03%) NAS
17 75 (25.68%) Finance
18 74 (25.34%) Java
18 74 (25.34%) LAN
18 74 (25.34%) Ansible
19 73 (25.00%) WAN
20 72 (24.66%) Amazon AWS
21 70 (23.97%) Agile Software Development
22 64 (21.92%) Firewall
22 64 (21.92%) NFS
23 62 (21.23%) HTTP
23 62 (21.23%) Solaris
24 60 (20.55%) IIS
24 60 (20.55%) Perl

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
1 106 (36.30%) Apache
2 60 (20.55%) IIS
3 58 (19.86%) Tomcat
4 53 (18.15%) Oracle Coherence
5 48 (16.44%) OpenStack
6 46 (15.75%) WebSphere
7 43 (14.73%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 42 (14.38%) nginx
9 28 (9.59%) DataSynapse
10 23 (7.88%) Elasticsearch
11 11 (3.77%) ColdFusion
12 9 (3.08%) CloudStack
13 7 (2.40%) MS Exchange
14 5 (1.71%) JBoss
15 4 (1.37%) Confluence
16 3 (1.03%) Exchange Server 2010
16 3 (1.03%) Skype for Business
17 2 (0.68%) Apache Solr
17 2 (0.68%) Drupal
17 2 (0.68%) SharePoint
Applications
1 21 (7.19%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.71%) MS Office
3 4 (1.37%) MS Visio
4 3 (1.03%) Baselight
5 1 (0.34%) Autodesk Flame
5 1 (0.34%) Autodesk Smoke
5 1 (0.34%) HipChat
5 1 (0.34%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 28 (9.59%) RMDS
2 3 (1.03%) Magento
3 2 (0.68%) NetSuite
4 1 (0.34%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 72 (24.66%) Amazon AWS
2 19 (6.51%) Microsoft Azure
3 18 (6.16%) SaaS
4 14 (4.79%) Amazon EC2
5 12 (4.11%) Cloud Computing
6 10 (3.42%) AWS Lambda
7 9 (3.08%) IaaS
8 8 (2.74%) Google Cloud Platform
9 6 (2.05%) Office 365
10 5 (1.71%) Google App Engine
10 5 (1.71%) Oracle CX
10 5 (1.71%) PaaS
11 4 (1.37%) Amazon S3
12 3 (1.03%) G Suite
12 3 (1.03%) GitHub
12 3 (1.03%) Google Compute Engine
12 3 (1.03%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 2 (0.68%) AWS CloudFormation
13 2 (0.68%) Rackspace Cloud
14 1 (0.34%) Datadog
Communications & Networking
1 79 (27.05%) SAN
2 76 (26.03%) NAS
3 74 (25.34%) LAN
4 73 (25.00%) WAN
5 64 (21.92%) Firewall
6 62 (21.23%) HTTP
7 58 (19.86%) Multicast
8 56 (19.18%) Fibre Channel
8 56 (19.18%) iSCSI
9 53 (18.15%) FCoE
9 53 (18.15%) TCP/IP
10 40 (13.70%) 3G
10 40 (13.70%) 4G
10 40 (13.70%) DNS
10 40 (13.70%) GSM
10 40 (13.70%) OpenFlow
11 25 (8.56%) VPN
12 18 (6.16%) DHCP
13 15 (5.14%) Network Security
14 14 (4.79%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 82 (28.08%) MySQL
2 50 (17.12%) Hadoop
3 39 (13.36%) SQL Server
4 38 (13.01%) HBase
5 27 (9.25%) Redis
6 17 (5.82%) Data Warehouse
7 16 (5.48%) OLAP
8 15 (5.14%) DB2
8 15 (5.14%) NoSQL
8 15 (5.14%) OLTP
8 15 (5.14%) Oracle OLAP
9 14 (4.79%) MongoDB
10 11 (3.77%) Amazon RDS
11 10 (3.42%) PostgreSQL
12 7 (2.40%) Big Data
12 7 (2.40%) Riak
13 5 (1.71%) Apache Cassandra
14 4 (1.37%) CouchDB
14 4 (1.37%) Relational Database
15 3 (1.03%) BigQuery
Development Applications
1 60 (20.55%) Jenkins
2 46 (15.75%) Git (software)
3 20 (6.85%) Vagrant
4 15 (5.14%) JIRA
4 15 (5.14%) TeamCity
5 13 (4.45%) Subversion
6 11 (3.77%) Travis CI
7 10 (3.42%) GitLab
8 9 (3.08%) Selenium
9 7 (2.40%) Hudson
10 4 (1.37%) Bugzilla
10 4 (1.37%) Maven
10 4 (1.37%) Trac
11 3 (1.03%) Ant
11 3 (1.03%) GCC
11 3 (1.03%) Gradle
12 2 (0.68%) Mercurial
12 2 (0.68%) MSBuild
12 2 (0.68%) Talend Open Studio
12 2 (0.68%) Visual Studio
General
1 75 (25.68%) Finance
2 59 (20.21%) Telecoms
3 28 (9.59%) Banking
4 19 (6.51%) Investment Banking
5 4 (1.37%) Law
5 4 (1.37%) Manufacturing
6 3 (1.03%) Back Office
6 3 (1.03%) Marketing
6 3 (1.03%) Publishing
6 3 (1.03%) Retail
7 1 (0.34%) Electronics
7 1 (0.34%) Games
Job Titles
1 70 (23.97%) Architect
2 56 (19.18%) Infrastructure Architect
3 52 (17.81%) Administrator
3 52 (17.81%) DevOps Engineer
4 48 (16.44%) Systems Administrator
5 47 (16.10%) Linux Administrator
6 43 (14.73%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 42 (14.38%) Developer
7 42 (14.38%) Technical Architect
8 38 (13.01%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
8 38 (13.01%) Linux Engineer
8 38 (13.01%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
9 36 (12.33%) C++ Developer
10 27 (9.25%) Solutions Architect
11 25 (8.56%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
11 25 (8.56%) Systems Engineer
11 25 (8.56%) Technical Solutions Architect
12 22 (7.53%) Linux/Unix DevOps
13 21 (7.19%) Linux DevOps Engineer
14 20 (6.85%) Linux Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (15.41%) Middleware
2 39 (13.36%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 38 (13.01%) HTML
4 35 (11.99%) LAMP
5 32 (10.96%) XML
6 28 (9.59%) Rendezvous
6 28 (9.59%) Ultra Messaging
6 28 (9.59%) XSLT
7 16 (5.48%) .NET
8 15 (5.14%) Web Services
9 12 (4.11%) Kafka
9 12 (4.11%) RabbitMQ
10 11 (3.77%) LEMP Stack
11 7 (2.40%) REST
12 6 (2.05%) ActiveMQ
12 6 (2.05%) Memcached
12 6 (2.05%) Sphinx
13 5 (1.71%) AngularJS
13 5 (1.71%) CSS
13 5 (1.71%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 37 (12.67%) Data Centre
2 24 (8.22%) Computer Science
3 13 (4.45%) Private Cloud
4 8 (2.74%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (2.05%) Clustering
6 5 (1.71%) iPad
6 5 (1.71%) Replication
7 4 (1.37%) Life Science
7 4 (1.37%) PKI
7 4 (1.37%) Public Cloud
8 3 (1.03%) Fintech
8 3 (1.03%) Management Information System
8 3 (1.03%) Virtual Team
9 2 (0.68%) Algorithms
9 2 (0.68%) Device Driver
9 2 (0.68%) Digital Media
9 2 (0.68%) Fat Client
9 2 (0.68%) Hybrid Cloud
9 2 (0.68%) Linux Command Line
9 2 (0.68%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 268 (91.78%) Linux
2 107 (36.64%) Windows
3 62 (21.23%) Solaris
4 60 (20.55%) CentOS
5 47 (16.10%) Ubuntu
6 35 (11.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 33 (11.30%) Debian
8 25 (8.56%) Unix
9 22 (7.53%) Windows Server
10 21 (7.19%) Windows Server 2012
11 14 (4.79%) Windows Server 2003
12 13 (4.45%) Windows Server 2008
13 6 (2.05%) AIX
13 6 (2.05%) Fedora
13 6 (2.05%) Oracle Linux
14 5 (1.71%) HPUX
15 4 (1.37%) SUSE
16 3 (1.03%) Windows 10
16 3 (1.03%) Windows 7
17 2 (0.68%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 94 (32.19%) DevOps
2 70 (23.97%) Agile Software Development
3 55 (18.84%) Performance Tuning
4 53 (18.15%) Benchmarking
5 42 (14.38%) Continuous Integration
6 40 (13.70%) Multithreading
7 39 (13.36%) Configuration Management
8 35 (11.99%) Translating Business Requirements
9 33 (11.30%) Open Source
10 22 (7.53%) High Availability
11 21 (7.19%) Software Engineering
12 16 (5.48%) Load Balancing
13 15 (5.14%) Risk Management
14 14 (4.79%) Storage Virtualisation
15 12 (4.11%) ITIL
15 12 (4.11%) Mentoring
16 11 (3.77%) Capacity Planning
16 11 (3.77%) Migration
17 10 (3.42%) Server Building
18 9 (3.08%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 92 (31.51%) Python
2 77 (26.37%) Bash Shell
3 74 (25.34%) Java
4 60 (20.55%) Perl
5 56 (19.18%) C++
6 54 (18.49%) C
7 47 (16.10%) JavaScript
8 46 (15.75%) Ruby
9 44 (15.07%) SQL
10 36 (12.33%) PHP
11 19 (6.51%) Shell Script
12 17 (5.82%) PowerShell
13 9 (3.08%) C#
14 8 (2.74%) Tcl
15 5 (1.71%) Go
16 2 (0.68%) Assembly Language
16 2 (0.68%) AWK
16 2 (0.68%) sed
16 2 (0.68%) TypeScript
16 2 (0.68%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 27 (9.25%) Degree
2 19 (6.51%) Cisco Certification
3 13 (4.45%) CCNA
4 7 (2.40%) CCNP
5 5 (1.71%) RHCA
6 4 (1.37%) RHCE
6 4 (1.37%) RHCSA
6 4 (1.37%) SC Cleared
6 4 (1.37%) Security Cleared
7 3 (1.03%) MCSE
7 3 (1.03%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (0.68%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (0.34%) CCIE
9 1 (0.34%) CISSP
9 1 (0.34%) GSEC
9 1 (0.34%) JNCIP
9 1 (0.34%) MCSA
9 1 (0.34%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.71%) PCI DSS
2 4 (1.37%) QA
3 2 (0.68%) DICOM
3 2 (0.68%) GCP
3 2 (0.68%) HL7
3 2 (0.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.68%) SLA
System Software
1 224 (76.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 129 (44.18%) Xen
3 95 (32.53%) Hyper-V
4 64 (21.92%) NFS
5 53 (18.15%) Oracle RAC
5 53 (18.15%) SRDF
6 51 (17.47%) Docker
7 23 (7.88%) Varnish
8 20 (6.85%) Active Directory
9 14 (4.79%) vSphere
10 13 (4.45%) Virtual Machines
10 13 (4.45%) VirtualBox
11 11 (3.77%) LXC
12 10 (3.42%) VMware ESXi
13 8 (2.74%) iptables
13 8 (2.74%) Samba
13 8 (2.74%) XenServer
14 6 (2.05%) QEMU
15 5 (1.71%) Apache ZooKeeper
15 5 (1.71%) Squid
Systems Management
1 125 (42.81%) Puppet
2 104 (35.62%) Opscode Chef
3 74 (25.34%) Ansible
4 23 (7.88%) Nagios
5 14 (4.79%) Cobbler
6 10 (3.42%) Graphite
6 10 (3.42%) HAProxy
6 10 (3.42%) Packer
7 9 (3.08%) Tivoli
8 8 (2.74%) ZABBIX
9 7 (2.40%) Kibana
10 6 (2.05%) Salt
11 5 (1.71%) Terraform
12 4 (1.37%) Ambari
12 4 (1.37%) Backup Exec
12 4 (1.37%) CFEngine
12 4 (1.37%) Hadoop YARN
12 4 (1.37%) Mesos
12 4 (1.37%) OpenNebula
13 3 (1.03%) Plesk
Vendors
1 233 (79.79%) VMware
2 82 (28.08%) Oracle
3 80 (27.40%) Cisco
4 60 (20.55%) Red Hat
5 58 (19.86%) NetApp
6 55 (18.84%) EMC
6 55 (18.84%) Intel
7 47 (16.10%) IBM
8 38 (13.01%) Sybase
9 28 (9.59%) TIBCO
10 22 (7.53%) Microsoft
11 17 (5.82%) Juniper
12 11 (3.77%) Citrix
13 8 (2.74%) Google
14 7 (2.40%) Dell
14 7 (2.40%) HP
14 7 (2.40%) Percona
14 7 (2.40%) Rackspace
15 5 (1.71%) Sophos
15 5 (1.71%) Sun
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + bonus, benefits + training
Posted: 51 minutes ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum + Excellent benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
Somerset
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Posted: 3 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: to 33k
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
UKFast
Salary: 40k-60k
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £100,000 per annum Bonus Medical Pension
Posted: 5 days ago
West London
Talent Point
Salary: £40000.00 - £60000 per annum + package
Posted: 20 days ago
Cambridge
Client Server
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Manchester
iKas international
Salary: £25,000 - £35,000 per year
Posted: 15 days ago
Brackley, Northamptonshire
Mercedes-Benz Grand Prix Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 19 days ago
Greater Manchester
Robert Walters UK
Salary: £45000 - £53000 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
North Yorkshire
Nigel Frank International
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Abcam
Salary: Excellent
Posted: 25 days ago