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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Kernel-Based Virtual Machine (KVM)
Rank 665 678 767
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +89
Permanent jobs citing KVM 238 197 122
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.20% 0.19% 0.10%
As % of the System Software category 1.92% 1.88% 1.03%
Number of salaries quoted 184 170 101
Average salary £47,500 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.76% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £32,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -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
12426 10472 11808
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 10.68% 9.85% 10.11%
Number of salaries quoted 10275 8927 10112
Average salary £40,875 £42,500 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.82% +4.93%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-5.06% +5.33%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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 -7 223 £47,500 +11.76% 12
London +61 136 £47,500 -5.00% 7
South East -50 45 £42,500 +6.25% 3
City of London +21 31 £45,000 +28.57% 3
East of England -4 27 £53,750 +26.47%
Berkshire -37 16 £32,750 -18.12% 2
Brighton -25 15 £42,500 +6.25%
East Sussex -30 15 £42,500 +6.25%
Cambridge +3 14 £55,000 +10.00%
Cambridgeshire +2 14 £55,000 +10.00%
Hertfordshire -22 9 £55,000 +29.41%
Slough - 9 £45,000 -
Buckinghamshire +1 8 - -
Milton Keynes - 8 - -
Hemel Hempstead -10 7 £57,500 +130.00%
Reading -40 7 £30,000 -25.00% 2
Manchester -5 5 £42,500 +30.76%
North West -12 5 £42,500 +30.76% 1
Sheffield -24 5 £30,000 -25.00%
South Yorkshire -25 5 £30,000 -25.00%
Yorkshire -53 5 £30,000 -25.00%
Suffolk - 4 £42,500 -
Ipswich - 3 £42,500 -
Oxford -1 2 £55,000 -
Oxfordshire -2 2 £55,000 -
Kent - 2 £60,000 -
South Wales - 2 £35,000 -
Tyne and Wear - 2 £45,000 -
Wales - 2 £35,000 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 2 £45,000 -

KVM
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 August 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.

1 386 (87.13%) Linux
2 223 (50.34%) MySQL
3 220 (49.66%) VMware
3 220 (49.66%) Puppet
4 215 (48.53%) VMware Infrastructure
5 207 (46.73%) Windows
6 203 (45.82%) Python
7 183 (41.31%) Perl
8 168 (37.92%) Apache
9 161 (36.34%) Opscode Chef
10 155 (34.99%) Ruby
11 143 (32.28%) Bash Shell
12 141 (31.83%) Ubuntu
13 130 (29.35%) Red Hat
14 119 (26.86%) Configuration Management
15 117 (26.41%) DevOps
16 116 (26.19%) TCP/IP
17 115 (25.96%) Xen
18 110 (24.83%) UNIX
19 109 (24.60%) Nagios
19 109 (24.60%) Cisco
20 108 (24.38%) CentOS
21 99 (22.35%) nginx
22 95 (21.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
22 95 (21.44%) Tomcat
23 92 (20.77%) Shell Script
23 92 (20.77%) Agile Software Development
23 92 (20.77%) Git (software)
24 86 (19.41%) MongoDB
24 86 (19.41%) HP

KVM
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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
1 168 (37.92%) Apache
2 99 (22.35%) nginx
3 95 (21.44%) Tomcat
4 82 (18.51%) OpenStack
5 74 (16.70%) IIS
6 53 (11.96%) WebLogic
7 36 (8.13%) MS Exchange
8 34 (7.67%) Elasticsearch
9 33 (7.45%) Apache Solr
10 30 (6.77%) WebSphere
11 24 (5.42%) Node.js
12 19 (4.29%) CloudStack
13 15 (3.39%) Jetty
14 14 (3.16%) Exchange Server 2007
14 14 (3.16%) Exchange Server 2013
14 14 (3.16%) Exchange Server 2003
15 13 (2.93%) Lync
16 7 (1.58%) SharePoint
17 5 (1.13%) WebSphere Application Server
18 4 (0.90%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 31 (7.00%) MS Excel
2 17 (3.84%) MS Office
3 16 (3.61%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.45%) Summit
2 1 (0.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.23%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 71 (16.03%) Amazon AWS
2 53 (11.96%) Cloud Computing
3 42 (9.48%) IaaS
4 35 (7.90%) Microsoft Azure
5 32 (7.22%) PaaS
6 18 (4.06%) SaaS
7 9 (2.03%) Amazon EC2
7 9 (2.03%) Joyent
8 5 (1.13%) Amazon ELB
9 2 (0.45%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 116 (26.19%) TCP/IP
2 86 (19.41%) SAN
3 74 (16.70%) Firewall
4 68 (15.35%) DNS
5 52 (11.74%) VPN
6 42 (9.48%) BIG-IP
7 41 (9.26%) LDAP
8 35 (7.90%) Reverse Proxy
9 31 (7.00%) DHCP
10 29 (6.55%) SSL
10 29 (6.55%) NetScaler
11 28 (6.32%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 28 (6.32%) Internet
12 27 (6.09%) NAS
13 26 (5.87%) Network Security
14 25 (5.64%) HTTP
15 21 (4.74%) SSH
16 20 (4.51%) VoIP
17 19 (4.29%) SMTP
18 18 (4.06%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 223 (50.34%) MySQL
2 86 (19.41%) MongoDB
3 78 (17.61%) PostgreSQL
4 71 (16.03%) SQL Server
5 43 (9.71%) DB2
6 36 (8.13%) Hadoop
7 34 (7.67%) Relational Database
8 30 (6.77%) NoSQL
9 25 (5.64%) RDBMS
10 15 (3.39%) Redis
11 13 (2.93%) Oracle Database
12 11 (2.48%) Oracle Exadata
13 10 (2.26%) Riak
14 5 (1.13%) Big Data
15 2 (0.45%) SQL Server 2005
15 2 (0.45%) SQL Server 2008
16 1 (0.23%) Oracle Reports
16 1 (0.23%) Data Warehouse
16 1 (0.23%) SQL Server 2012
16 1 (0.23%) HBase
Development Applications
1 92 (20.77%) Git (software)
2 80 (18.06%) Subversion
3 53 (11.96%) Jenkins
4 33 (7.45%) TeamCity
5 17 (3.84%) JIRA
6 13 (2.93%) Juju
7 12 (2.71%) GCC
7 12 (2.71%) LLVM
8 7 (1.58%) Maven
9 5 (1.13%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 3 (0.68%) Bugzilla
11 2 (0.45%) Hudson
11 2 (0.45%) Artifactory
12 1 (0.23%) Trac
12 1 (0.23%) Bitbucket
12 1 (0.23%) Oracle Forms
12 1 (0.23%) Cucumber
General
1 52 (11.74%) Finance
2 31 (7.00%) Telecoms
2 31 (7.00%) Music Industry
3 18 (4.06%) Games
4 16 (3.61%) Law
5 15 (3.39%) Financial Institution
6 9 (2.03%) Advertising
7 8 (1.81%) Legal
8 7 (1.58%) Marketing
9 5 (1.13%) Billing
10 2 (0.45%) Welsh Language
11 1 (0.23%) Banking
11 1 (0.23%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.23%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 195 (44.02%) Administrator
2 161 (36.34%) Systems Administrator
3 157 (35.44%) Linux Administrator
4 111 (25.06%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 42 (9.48%) Linux Engineer
6 34 (7.67%) Systems Engineer
7 33 (7.45%) Web Engineer
7 33 (7.45%) Operations Engineer
8 27 (6.09%) Architect
9 26 (5.87%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 24 (5.42%) Developer
11 21 (4.74%) DevOps Engineer
12 18 (4.06%) Consultant
12 18 (4.06%) Senior Systems Administrator
13 17 (3.84%) Windows Administrator
13 17 (3.84%) Support Engineer
14 15 (3.39%) Software Engineer
15 14 (3.16%) Solutions Architect
15 14 (3.16%) Senior Linux Administrator
15 14 (3.16%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (13.32%) LAMP
2 54 (12.19%) Web Services
3 42 (9.48%) XML
4 41 (9.26%) .NET
5 40 (9.03%) ASP.NET
6 26 (5.87%) JSON
7 20 (4.51%) Django
8 13 (2.93%) RESTful
9 11 (2.48%) WebSphere MQ
9 11 (2.48%) Middleware
10 6 (1.35%) Ruby on Rails
11 3 (0.68%) JMX
11 3 (0.68%) CSS
11 3 (0.68%) HTML
11 3 (0.68%) HornetQ
12 2 (0.45%) Memcached
12 2 (0.45%) J2EE
13 1 (0.23%) Flash
13 1 (0.23%) Java SE
13 1 (0.23%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 82 (18.51%) Open Source
2 63 (14.22%) Computer Science
3 41 (9.26%) Clustering
3 41 (9.26%) Replication
4 31 (7.00%) Blackberry
5 18 (4.06%) Digital Media
6 13 (2.93%) Management Information System
7 11 (2.48%) FlexPod
7 11 (2.48%) Mathematics
8 10 (2.26%) Mobile App
9 9 (2.03%) Hedge funds
9 9 (2.03%) Physics
9 9 (2.03%) IPTV
10 8 (1.81%) Online Games
10 8 (1.81%) LPAR
11 6 (1.35%) Firmware
12 5 (1.13%) Smartphone
12 5 (1.13%) Telematics
13 4 (0.90%) Mobile Games
14 3 (0.68%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 386 (87.13%) Linux
2 207 (46.73%) Windows
3 141 (31.83%) Ubuntu
4 110 (24.83%) UNIX
5 108 (24.38%) CentOS
6 95 (21.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 81 (18.28%) Debian
8 47 (10.61%) Solaris
8 47 (10.61%) Windows Server 2008
9 39 (8.80%) SUSE
10 25 (5.64%) AIX
11 18 (4.06%) Windows 7
12 16 (3.61%) Mac OS X
13 15 (3.39%) HPUX
14 13 (2.93%) FreeBSD
14 13 (2.93%) OpenBSD
15 11 (2.48%) OS/400
15 11 (2.48%) zOS
16 8 (1.81%) Windows Server 2012
17 6 (1.35%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 119 (26.86%) Configuration Management
2 117 (26.41%) DevOps
3 92 (20.77%) Agile Software Development
4 78 (17.61%) ITIL
5 75 (16.93%) Performance Tuning
6 42 (9.48%) Load Balancing
7 39 (8.80%) Disaster Recovery
8 33 (7.45%) Build Automation
9 30 (6.77%) Software Engineering
10 28 (6.32%) Statistical Analysis
11 26 (5.87%) E-Commerce
12 22 (4.97%) Capacity Planning
13 20 (4.51%) Release Management
13 20 (4.51%) Service Management
13 20 (4.51%) Network Monitoring
14 18 (4.06%) Performance Monitoring
14 18 (4.06%) Workflow
14 18 (4.06%) Continuous Integration
15 17 (3.84%) Change Management
15 17 (3.84%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 203 (45.82%) Python
2 183 (41.31%) Perl
3 155 (34.99%) Ruby
4 143 (32.28%) Bash Shell
5 92 (20.77%) Shell Script
6 84 (18.96%) Java
7 73 (16.48%) SQL
8 55 (12.42%) PowerShell
9 44 (9.93%) PHP
10 17 (3.84%) C
11 14 (3.16%) AWK
12 5 (1.13%) VB
12 5 (1.13%) JavaScript
13 4 (0.90%) Korn
14 3 (0.68%) C++
15 2 (0.45%) Embedded C
15 2 (0.45%) C#
16 1 (0.23%) VBScript
16 1 (0.23%) sed
Qualifications
1 56 (12.64%) Degree
2 44 (9.93%) Cisco Certification
3 42 (9.48%) CCNA
4 27 (6.09%) RHCE
5 23 (5.19%) CCNP
6 17 (3.84%) Microsoft Certification
7 14 (3.16%) Sun Certification
7 14 (3.16%) MCSE
7 14 (3.16%) LPIC
7 14 (3.16%) Linux+ Certification
8 7 (1.58%) Security Cleared
9 3 (0.68%) PMP
9 3 (0.68%) PMI Certification
9 3 (0.68%) MCSA
10 2 (0.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 2 (0.45%) SC Cleared
10 2 (0.45%) DV Cleared
11 1 (0.23%) MCITP
11 1 (0.23%) PhD
11 1 (0.23%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (9.48%) QA
2 18 (4.06%) PCI DSS
3 16 (3.61%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 7 (1.58%) SLA
5 4 (0.90%) ISO 14001
5 4 (0.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (0.90%) COBIT
System Software
1 215 (48.53%) VMware Infrastructure
2 115 (25.96%) Xen
3 74 (16.70%) Hyper-V
4 57 (12.87%) VMware ESXi
5 56 (12.64%) Active Directory
6 50 (11.29%) Varnish
7 40 (9.03%) Samba
8 34 (7.67%) NFS
9 27 (6.09%) Snort
10 25 (5.64%) vSphere
11 23 (5.19%) Postfix
12 17 (3.84%) XenServer
13 16 (3.61%) ISA Server
14 14 (3.16%) Sendmail
15 13 (2.93%) QEMU
16 9 (2.03%) RHEV
16 9 (2.03%) XenApp
16 9 (2.03%) VMware ESX
17 5 (1.13%) Squid
18 4 (0.90%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 220 (49.66%) Puppet
2 161 (36.34%) Opscode Chef
3 109 (24.60%) Nagios
4 75 (16.93%) ZABBIX
5 59 (13.32%) HAProxy
6 57 (12.87%) Cacti
7 51 (11.51%) Salt
8 39 (8.80%) StatsD
8 39 (8.80%) logstash
9 33 (7.45%) Kibana
10 32 (7.22%) Ansible
11 28 (6.32%) CFEngine
12 27 (6.09%) SCCM
13 13 (2.93%) Ganglia
14 12 (2.71%) Tivoli
14 12 (2.71%) Vagrant
15 10 (2.26%) Check_MK
15 10 (2.26%) ARCserve
15 10 (2.26%) Munin
16 9 (2.03%) Rsyslog
Vendors
1 220 (49.66%) VMware
2 130 (29.35%) Red Hat
3 109 (24.60%) Cisco
4 86 (19.41%) HP
5 57 (12.87%) Microsoft
5 57 (12.87%) Oracle
6 55 (12.42%) Juniper
7 47 (10.61%) Citrix
8 43 (9.71%) JBoss
9 39 (8.80%) Sony
9 39 (8.80%) F5
10 38 (8.58%) Dell
11 34 (7.67%) NetApp
12 33 (7.45%) New Relic
13 31 (7.00%) Toshiba
13 31 (7.00%) Apple
14 27 (6.09%) SaltStack
15 20 (4.51%) IBM
16 17 (3.84%) EMC
16 17 (3.84%) ServiceNow
Reading, Berkshire
Roc Search
Salary: £28000 - £36000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £90,000 per annum + bonus benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Hudson - London
Salary: £38000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Woking, Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £23000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
UK
Hydrogen Group
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Dependant on level of experience
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
n-tier selection limited
Salary: 25 days holiday, pension, share options
Posted: 3 days ago
Birkenhead, Merseyside
FT Select
Salary: From £27,000 to £29,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £20000 - £23500 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
City of London
Annapurna
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
Glasgow
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £50000.00 - £70000.00 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
South Lanarkshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £50000.00 - £70000.00 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago
City of London
Quantica Technology - London
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago
South East London
Redblade Ltd
Salary: From £22,000 to £28,000 per annum
Posted: 24 days ago
London
7digital
Salary: Attractive Basic + Share Options + Benefits + Music
Posted: 27 days ago