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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Kernel-Based Virtual Machine (KVM)
Rank 666 684 783
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +99
Permanent jobs citing KVM 238 195 118
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.21% 0.18% 0.10%
As % of the System Software category 1.93% 1.83% 1.00%
Number of salaries quoted 189 172 92
Average salary £47,500 £42,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.76% -10.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £54,750 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £43,750 £41,247 £46,500
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -11.29%

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
12356 10634 11812
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 10.79% 9.97% 10.19%
Number of salaries quoted 10250 9046 10145
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +5.26%

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 19 September 2014 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 19 September 2014. 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 +14 224 £47,500 +11.76% 16
London +45 137 £47,500 - 11
South East -49 44 £42,500 +6.25% 2
City of London +29 29 £45,000 +28.57% 3
East of England -18 27 £55,000 +29.41% 1
Berkshire -26 20 £31,500 -25.88%
Cambridgeshire +7 14 £60,000 +20.00% 1
Cambridge 0 14 £60,000 +20.00% 1
East Sussex -26 14 £42,500 +6.25%
Brighton -27 14 £42,500 +6.25%
Hertfordshire -14 10 £52,500 +23.52%
Reading -34 10 £32,500 -18.75%
Slough - 8 £30,500 -
Hemel Hempstead -10 7 £57,500 +130.00%
Manchester +6 6 £42,500 +7.59%
North West -13 6 £42,500 +7.59%
South Yorkshire -19 5 £30,000 -31.03%
Sheffield -29 5 £30,000 -31.03%
Yorkshire -42 5 £30,000 -31.03%
Buckinghamshire +6 4 - -
Milton Keynes - 4 - -
Ipswich - 3 £42,500 -
Suffolk - 3 £42,500 -
Oxfordshire +5 2 £55,000 -
Oxford +5 2 £55,000 -
Nottinghamshire +1 2 £57,500 - 1
Kent 0 2 £60,000 -
Nottingham -1 2 £57,500 - 1
East Midlands -3 2 £57,500 -28.12% 1
Surrey -4 2 - - 2

KVM
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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.

1 383 (87.84%) Linux
2 232 (53.21%) MySQL
2 232 (53.21%) VMware
3 227 (52.06%) VMware Infrastructure
4 220 (50.46%) Puppet
5 214 (49.08%) Python
6 203 (46.56%) Windows
7 196 (44.95%) Perl
8 173 (39.68%) Apache
9 172 (39.45%) Ruby
10 158 (36.24%) Opscode Chef
11 151 (34.63%) Bash Shell
12 148 (33.94%) Ubuntu
13 130 (29.82%) Red Hat
14 118 (27.06%) Nagios
14 118 (27.06%) Xen
15 117 (26.83%) TCP/IP
16 116 (26.61%) Configuration Management
17 112 (25.69%) DevOps
18 109 (25.00%) Cisco
19 106 (24.31%) UNIX
19 106 (24.31%) nginx
20 104 (23.85%) CentOS
20 104 (23.85%) Git (software)
21 102 (23.39%) Agile Software Development
22 99 (22.71%) Tomcat
23 96 (22.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
24 94 (21.56%) Open Source
25 87 (19.95%) HP
25 87 (19.95%) Shell Script

KVM
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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
1 173 (39.68%) Apache
2 106 (24.31%) nginx
3 99 (22.71%) Tomcat
4 78 (17.89%) OpenStack
5 73 (16.74%) IIS
6 58 (13.30%) WebLogic
7 35 (8.03%) WebSphere
8 34 (7.80%) Elasticsearch
9 33 (7.57%) Apache Solr
10 27 (6.19%) MS Exchange
11 26 (5.96%) Node.js
12 21 (4.82%) Jetty
12 21 (4.82%) CloudStack
13 14 (3.21%) Lync
14 10 (2.29%) Exchange Server 2007
14 10 (2.29%) Exchange Server 2003
15 9 (2.06%) Exchange Server 2013
16 5 (1.15%) SharePoint
16 5 (1.15%) WebSphere Application Server
17 4 (0.92%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 30 (6.88%) MS Excel
2 12 (2.75%) MS Visio
2 12 (2.75%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.23%) Summit
1 1 (0.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (0.23%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 64 (14.68%) Amazon AWS
2 54 (12.39%) Cloud Computing
3 42 (9.63%) IaaS
4 35 (8.03%) Microsoft Azure
5 32 (7.34%) PaaS
6 18 (4.13%) SaaS
7 9 (2.06%) Amazon EC2
7 9 (2.06%) Joyent
8 5 (1.15%) Amazon ELB
9 2 (0.46%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 117 (26.83%) TCP/IP
2 79 (18.12%) SAN
3 59 (13.53%) Firewall
4 54 (12.39%) DNS
5 43 (9.86%) LDAP
6 38 (8.72%) BIG-IP
7 35 (8.03%) VPN
8 29 (6.65%) NAS
8 29 (6.65%) NetScaler
9 28 (6.42%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 28 (6.42%) SSL
9 28 (6.42%) DHCP
10 26 (5.96%) Internet
11 24 (5.50%) HTTP
12 22 (5.05%) Reverse Proxy
13 21 (4.82%) Network Security
13 21 (4.82%) SSH
13 21 (4.82%) VoIP
14 18 (4.13%) SMTP
14 18 (4.13%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 232 (53.21%) MySQL
2 86 (19.72%) MongoDB
3 81 (18.58%) PostgreSQL
4 74 (16.97%) SQL Server
5 44 (10.09%) DB2
6 43 (9.86%) Hadoop
7 37 (8.49%) Relational Database
8 28 (6.42%) RDBMS
9 23 (5.28%) NoSQL
10 13 (2.98%) Oracle Database
11 12 (2.75%) Oracle Exadata
11 12 (2.75%) Redis
12 10 (2.29%) Riak
13 5 (1.15%) Big Data
14 2 (0.46%) SQL Server 2005
14 2 (0.46%) SQL Server 2008
15 1 (0.23%) Oracle Reports
15 1 (0.23%) Data Warehouse
15 1 (0.23%) SQL Server 2012
15 1 (0.23%) HBase
Development Applications
1 104 (23.85%) Git (software)
2 86 (19.72%) Subversion
3 56 (12.84%) Jenkins
4 33 (7.57%) TeamCity
5 14 (3.21%) LLVM
5 14 (3.21%) GCC
5 14 (3.21%) JIRA
6 13 (2.98%) Juju
7 7 (1.61%) Maven
8 5 (1.15%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 4 (0.92%) Bugzilla
10 2 (0.46%) Trac
10 2 (0.46%) Bitbucket
10 2 (0.46%) Artifactory
10 2 (0.46%) Hudson
11 1 (0.23%) Cucumber
11 1 (0.23%) Oracle Forms
11 1 (0.23%) Mercurial
General
1 45 (10.32%) Finance
2 31 (7.11%) Music Industry
3 28 (6.42%) Telecoms
4 20 (4.59%) Law
5 15 (3.44%) Games
6 11 (2.52%) Advertising
6 11 (2.52%) Financial Institution
7 8 (1.83%) Legal
8 5 (1.15%) Marketing
8 5 (1.15%) Billing
9 2 (0.46%) Welsh Language
10 1 (0.23%) Banking
10 1 (0.23%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.23%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 200 (45.87%) Administrator
2 160 (36.70%) Systems Administrator
3 158 (36.24%) Linux Administrator
4 106 (24.31%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 43 (9.86%) Linux Engineer
6 34 (7.80%) Systems Engineer
7 33 (7.57%) Web Engineer
7 33 (7.57%) Operations Engineer
8 26 (5.96%) Architect
9 22 (5.05%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 20 (4.59%) Developer
10 20 (4.59%) Windows Administrator
10 20 (4.59%) DevOps Engineer
11 19 (4.36%) Support Engineer
12 18 (4.13%) Consultant
12 18 (4.13%) Senior Systems Administrator
13 17 (3.90%) Software Engineer
14 13 (2.98%) Solutions Architect
15 12 (2.75%) Network Engineer
15 12 (2.75%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (15.83%) LAMP
2 45 (10.32%) Web Services
3 41 (9.40%) XML
4 40 (9.17%) .NET
5 39 (8.94%) ASP.NET
6 24 (5.50%) JSON
7 21 (4.82%) Django
8 13 (2.98%) RESTful
9 12 (2.75%) WebSphere MQ
9 12 (2.75%) Middleware
10 8 (1.83%) Ruby on Rails
11 7 (1.61%) JMX
11 7 (1.61%) HornetQ
12 3 (0.69%) HTML
12 3 (0.69%) CSS
13 2 (0.46%) Memcached
13 2 (0.46%) REST
14 1 (0.23%) AngularJS
14 1 (0.23%) Software Packaging
14 1 (0.23%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 94 (21.56%) Open Source
2 62 (14.22%) Computer Science
3 43 (9.86%) Clustering
4 34 (7.80%) Replication
5 31 (7.11%) Blackberry
6 30 (6.88%) Analytical Skills
7 16 (3.67%) Digital Media
8 13 (2.98%) Mathematics
8 13 (2.98%) Management Information System
9 12 (2.75%) FlexPod
10 10 (2.29%) Physics
11 9 (2.06%) IPTV
12 8 (1.83%) LPAR
13 7 (1.61%) Online Games
13 7 (1.61%) Mobile App
13 7 (1.61%) Hedge funds
14 5 (1.15%) Telematics
14 5 (1.15%) Smartphone
15 4 (0.92%) Mobile Games
15 4 (0.92%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 383 (87.84%) Linux
2 203 (46.56%) Windows
3 148 (33.94%) Ubuntu
4 106 (24.31%) UNIX
5 104 (23.85%) CentOS
6 96 (22.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 82 (18.81%) Debian
8 52 (11.93%) Solaris
9 46 (10.55%) Windows Server 2008
10 43 (9.86%) SUSE
11 27 (6.19%) AIX
12 20 (4.59%) Windows 7
13 18 (4.13%) Mac OS X
14 16 (3.67%) HPUX
15 15 (3.44%) FreeBSD
15 15 (3.44%) OpenBSD
16 12 (2.75%) OS/400
16 12 (2.75%) zOS
17 7 (1.61%) Windows Server 2012
18 6 (1.38%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 116 (26.61%) Configuration Management
2 112 (25.69%) DevOps
3 102 (23.39%) Agile Software Development
4 81 (18.58%) ITIL
5 80 (18.35%) Performance Tuning
6 41 (9.40%) Load Balancing
7 36 (8.26%) Disaster Recovery
8 33 (7.57%) Build Automation
9 28 (6.42%) Software Engineering
9 28 (6.42%) Statistical Analysis
10 24 (5.50%) E-Commerce
11 22 (5.05%) Capacity Planning
12 20 (4.59%) Workflow
12 20 (4.59%) Performance Monitoring
13 18 (4.13%) Continuous Integration
14 17 (3.90%) Mentoring
15 16 (3.67%) Project Management
16 15 (3.44%) Service Management
16 15 (3.44%) Business Continuity
17 14 (3.21%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 214 (49.08%) Python
2 196 (44.95%) Perl
3 172 (39.45%) Ruby
4 151 (34.63%) Bash Shell
5 87 (19.95%) Shell Script
6 81 (18.58%) Java
7 69 (15.83%) SQL
8 52 (11.93%) PHP
9 44 (10.09%) PowerShell
10 17 (3.90%) C
11 13 (2.98%) AWK
12 5 (1.15%) VB
12 5 (1.15%) JavaScript
13 4 (0.92%) Korn
14 3 (0.69%) C++
15 2 (0.46%) Embedded C
15 2 (0.46%) C#
16 1 (0.23%) VBScript
16 1 (0.23%) sed
Qualifications
1 57 (13.07%) Degree
2 40 (9.17%) Cisco Certification
3 38 (8.72%) CCNA
4 29 (6.65%) RHCE
5 18 (4.13%) LPIC
5 18 (4.13%) Linux+ Certification
6 17 (3.90%) CCNP
7 11 (2.52%) Microsoft Certification
8 9 (2.06%) Sun Certification
9 8 (1.83%) MCSE
10 7 (1.61%) Security Cleared
11 4 (0.92%) PMP
11 4 (0.92%) PMI Certification
12 3 (0.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 3 (0.69%) MCSA
12 3 (0.69%) ITIL Certification
13 2 (0.46%) SC Cleared
13 2 (0.46%) DV Cleared
14 1 (0.23%) MCITP
14 1 (0.23%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (9.63%) QA
2 15 (3.44%) PCI DSS
3 13 (2.98%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 8 (1.83%) SLA
5 4 (0.92%) ISO 14001
5 4 (0.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (0.92%) COBIT
6 1 (0.23%) HIPAA
System Software
1 227 (52.06%) VMware Infrastructure
2 118 (27.06%) Xen
3 65 (14.91%) Hyper-V
4 46 (10.55%) Varnish
5 45 (10.32%) VMware ESXi
6 42 (9.63%) Active Directory
7 41 (9.40%) Samba
8 37 (8.49%) NFS
9 33 (7.57%) Snort
10 25 (5.73%) Postfix
11 24 (5.50%) vSphere
12 18 (4.13%) Sendmail
13 16 (3.67%) XenServer
13 16 (3.67%) QEMU
14 12 (2.75%) ISA Server
15 9 (2.06%) VMware ESX
16 8 (1.83%) XenApp
17 6 (1.38%) RHEV
18 5 (1.15%) Squid
19 4 (0.92%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 220 (50.46%) Puppet
2 158 (36.24%) Opscode Chef
3 118 (27.06%) Nagios
4 75 (17.20%) ZABBIX
5 62 (14.22%) Cacti
6 56 (12.84%) HAProxy
7 45 (10.32%) Salt
8 35 (8.03%) StatsD
8 35 (8.03%) logstash
9 33 (7.57%) Kibana
10 31 (7.11%) Ansible
11 29 (6.65%) CFEngine
12 26 (5.96%) SCCM
13 14 (3.21%) Check_MK
14 13 (2.98%) Ganglia
14 13 (2.98%) Tivoli
15 10 (2.29%) Munin
16 9 (2.06%) Vagrant
17 7 (1.61%) Rsyslog
18 6 (1.38%) Plesk
Vendors
1 232 (53.21%) VMware
2 130 (29.82%) Red Hat
3 109 (25.00%) Cisco
4 87 (19.95%) HP
5 59 (13.53%) Juniper
6 57 (13.07%) Oracle
7 54 (12.39%) Microsoft
8 47 (10.78%) JBoss
8 47 (10.78%) Citrix
9 41 (9.40%) Sony
10 37 (8.49%) Dell
11 34 (7.80%) NetApp
11 34 (7.80%) F5
12 33 (7.57%) New Relic
13 31 (7.11%) Toshiba
13 31 (7.11%) Apple
14 23 (5.28%) SaltStack
15 21 (4.82%) IBM
16 18 (4.13%) EMC
17 15 (3.44%) Sun
East London
Coal IT Services
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
World First
Salary: competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Surrey
Hudson - London
Salary: £55000 - £63000 per annum + Benefits and Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Richmond, Surrey
Notonthehighstreet.com
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + excellent package
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
IT People First
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum Negotiable + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
7digital
Salary: Attractive Basic + Share Options + Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Poole
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
South Lanarkshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
London
TRG
Salary: 50000-60000 Per Annum Excellent package
Posted: 11 days ago
Nottingham
Interquest - Fulcrum Telecom
Salary: £50000 - £65000.00 per annum + bonus + bens
Posted: 12 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
Docklands
Interquest - Fulcrum Telecom
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + 10% bonus
Posted: 13 days ago
South East London
Redblade Ltd
Salary: From £22,000 to £28,000 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £400.00 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
Cambridge
SearchTribes
Salary: £25K - £35K + bonus + benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
London
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £23000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 25 days ago