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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Kernel-Based Virtual Machine (KVM)
Rank 682 698 780
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +82
Permanent jobs citing KVM 201 213 107
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.19% 0.18% 0.098%
As % of the System Software category 1.63% 1.75% 1.00%
Number of salaries quoted 124 162 92
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,800 £35,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £87,500 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -15.00%

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
12295 12149 10744
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 11.51% 10.35% 9.87%
Number of salaries quoted 10141 10282 9056
Average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- -2.59%

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 22 May 2015 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 22 May 2015. 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 +28 198 £47,500 - 22
London +39 102 £62,500 +19.04% 10
South East +12 47 £40,000 -4.76% 5
South West +6 22 £42,500 - 5
East Sussex - 18 £40,000 - 2
Brighton - 17 £40,000 - 2
Berkshire -14 15 £32,500 -22.61%
Reading -4 14 £33,000 +3.12%
Manchester +25 11 - -
North West +8 11 - -
Bristol - 10 - - 5
East of England -20 9 £47,500 +4.39%
City of London +35 8 £50,000 +11.11% 3
Dorset - 8 £42,500 -
Bournemouth - 8 £42,500 -
Surrey +23 7 £23,600 -57.09% 1
Cambridge +18 6 £53,750 -15.68%
Cambridgeshire +4 6 £53,750 -15.68%
Oxfordshire +20 5 £55,000 +37.50%
Oxford - 5 £55,000 -
Guildford - 4 £23,600 -
Yorkshire - 3 £33,500 - 2
Suffolk -11 2 £38,500 +2.66%
Gloucestershire -14 2 £65,000 -
Ipswich -27 2 £38,500 +2.66%
Horsham - 2 £29,000 -
Chippenham - 2 £36,000 -
York - 2 - -
North Yorkshire - 2 - -
Wiltshire - 2 £36,000 -

KVM
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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.

1 300 (83.57%) Linux
2 240 (66.85%) VMware
3 228 (63.51%) VMware Infrastructure
4 148 (41.23%) Windows
5 138 (38.44%) Xen
6 131 (36.49%) Apache
7 128 (35.65%) MySQL
8 122 (33.98%) Python
9 121 (33.70%) Cisco
10 118 (32.87%) Puppet
11 110 (30.64%) Amazon AWS
12 108 (30.08%) Red Hat
13 101 (28.13%) Oracle
14 100 (27.86%) Agile Software Development
15 97 (27.02%) Hyper-V
16 96 (26.74%) Perl
17 95 (26.46%) Java
18 91 (25.35%) SAN
19 89 (24.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
20 85 (23.68%) NetApp
21 84 (23.40%) Solaris
22 83 (23.12%) HTTP
22 83 (23.12%) Ubuntu
23 80 (22.28%) EMC
23 80 (22.28%) IBM
24 78 (21.73%) Finance
25 77 (21.45%) SQL Server
26 76 (21.17%) DevOps
27 74 (20.61%) Firewall
28 73 (20.33%) IIS

KVM
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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
1 131 (36.49%) Apache
2 73 (20.33%) IIS
3 72 (20.06%) WebSphere
4 71 (19.78%) Tomcat
5 62 (17.27%) nginx
6 49 (13.65%) OpenStack
7 41 (11.42%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 39 (10.86%) Oracle Coherence
9 36 (10.03%) WebLogic
10 29 (8.08%) Elasticsearch
11 26 (7.24%) Apache Solr
12 8 (2.23%) JBoss
13 7 (1.95%) MS Exchange
14 3 (0.84%) CloudStack
15 2 (0.56%) Jetty
15 2 (0.56%) Exchange Server 2013
16 1 (0.28%) CMS
16 1 (0.28%) Exchange Server 2010
16 1 (0.28%) Exchange Server 2007
16 1 (0.28%) GlassFish
Applications
1 28 (7.80%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.28%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.28%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 15 (4.18%) RMDS
2 2 (0.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 110 (30.64%) Amazon AWS
2 45 (12.53%) Cloud Computing
3 34 (9.47%) PaaS
4 30 (8.36%) IaaS
5 29 (8.08%) Amazon EC2
6 28 (7.80%) Microsoft Azure
7 19 (5.29%) Route 53
8 17 (4.74%) SaaS
9 8 (2.23%) Google Cloud Platform
10 7 (1.95%) HP Helion
10 7 (1.95%) Google App Engine
11 6 (1.67%) Amazon S3
11 6 (1.67%) SoftLayer
11 6 (1.67%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 5 (1.39%) Amazon Glacier
13 4 (1.11%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 4 (1.11%) AWS CloudFormation
14 2 (0.56%) Taleo
14 2 (0.56%) GitHub
14 2 (0.56%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 91 (25.35%) SAN
2 83 (23.12%) HTTP
3 74 (20.61%) Firewall
4 66 (18.38%) DNS
5 61 (16.99%) VPN
6 48 (13.37%) NAS
7 47 (13.09%) TCP/IP
8 46 (12.81%) iSCSI
8 46 (12.81%) LAN
8 46 (12.81%) WAN
9 40 (11.14%) Fibre Channel
10 39 (10.86%) FCoE
10 39 (10.86%) Multicast
11 28 (7.80%) BGP
12 23 (6.41%) SMTP
13 22 (6.13%) MPLS
14 19 (5.29%) OpenVPN
15 18 (5.01%) OSPF
16 17 (4.74%) IPsec
16 17 (4.74%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 128 (35.65%) MySQL
2 77 (21.45%) SQL Server
3 47 (13.09%) Relational Database
4 44 (12.26%) PostgreSQL
5 40 (11.14%) MongoDB
6 35 (9.75%) Oracle Database
7 31 (8.64%) DB2
8 28 (7.80%) Oracle Exadata
8 28 (7.80%) RDBMS
9 24 (6.69%) Data Warehouse
9 24 (6.69%) Hadoop
10 19 (5.29%) MariaDB
11 15 (4.18%) HBase
12 7 (1.95%) NoSQL
13 6 (1.67%) Apache Cassandra
13 6 (1.67%) Big Data
13 6 (1.67%) Amazon RDS
14 5 (1.39%) Neo4j
14 5 (1.39%) CouchDB
15 4 (1.11%) Redis
Development Applications
1 71 (19.78%) Git (software)
2 65 (18.11%) Jenkins
3 45 (12.53%) Subversion
4 26 (7.24%) Maven
5 23 (6.41%) TeamCity
6 12 (3.34%) Artifactory
6 12 (3.34%) Hudson
7 10 (2.79%) Selenium
7 10 (2.79%) Ant
8 9 (2.51%) Gradle
9 8 (2.23%) Oracle Forms
10 7 (1.95%) LLVM
10 7 (1.95%) GCC
11 4 (1.11%) Bugzilla
12 3 (0.84%) Mercurial
13 2 (0.56%) CMake
14 1 (0.28%) Redmine
14 1 (0.28%) JIRA
General
1 78 (21.73%) Finance
2 50 (13.93%) Telecoms
3 31 (8.64%) Marketing
4 22 (6.13%) Automotive
5 9 (2.51%) Electronics
6 5 (1.39%) Manufacturing
6 5 (1.39%) Games
6 5 (1.39%) Retail
7 4 (1.11%) Banking
7 4 (1.11%) Legal
8 3 (0.84%) Local Government
9 1 (0.28%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.28%) Military
9 1 (0.28%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 83 (23.12%) Architect
2 79 (22.01%) Systems Administrator
2 79 (22.01%) Administrator
3 74 (20.61%) Infrastructure Architect
4 67 (18.66%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
4 67 (18.66%) Solutions Architect
5 51 (14.21%) Linux Administrator
6 48 (13.37%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 47 (13.09%) Linux Engineer
8 34 (9.47%) Systems Engineer
9 26 (7.24%) Senior Manager
9 26 (7.24%) DevOps Engineer
10 24 (6.69%) Lead Solutions Architect
10 24 (6.69%) Lead Architect
11 22 (6.13%) Software Engineer
12 21 (5.85%) Support Engineer
13 20 (5.57%) Consultant
13 20 (5.57%) Marketing Manager
13 20 (5.57%) Linux Support Engineer
13 20 (5.57%) Linux Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 73 (20.33%) Middleware
2 43 (11.98%) Web Services
3 32 (8.91%) LAMP
4 28 (7.80%) WebSphere Message Broker
4 28 (7.80%) WebSphere MQ
5 24 (6.69%) .NET
6 22 (6.13%) ASP.NET
6 22 (6.13%) HTML
7 18 (5.01%) XML
8 15 (4.18%) Rendezvous
8 15 (4.18%) XSLT
8 15 (4.18%) Ultra Messaging
9 8 (2.23%) Ruby on Rails
10 7 (1.95%) HTML5
10 7 (1.95%) REST
11 6 (1.67%) CGI
12 5 (1.39%) POSIX
13 4 (1.11%) RabbitMQ
14 3 (0.84%) Lucene
14 3 (0.84%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 43 (11.98%) Computer Science
2 30 (8.36%) Open Source
3 28 (7.80%) FlexPod
4 25 (6.96%) Analytical Skills
5 24 (6.69%) Public Cloud
6 22 (6.13%) BBC
6 22 (6.13%) Blackberry
7 17 (4.74%) Replication
8 15 (4.18%) Clustering
9 14 (3.90%) Management Information System
10 10 (2.79%) Enterprise Cloud
11 8 (2.23%) Mathematics
11 8 (2.23%) Enterprise Storage
12 7 (1.95%) Private Cloud
12 7 (1.95%) Statistics
13 6 (1.67%) Physics
13 6 (1.67%) Data Structures
14 5 (1.39%) Algorithms
14 5 (1.39%) Artificial Intelligence
14 5 (1.39%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 300 (83.57%) Linux
2 148 (41.23%) Windows
3 89 (24.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 84 (23.40%) Solaris
5 83 (23.12%) Ubuntu
6 63 (17.55%) Debian
7 56 (15.60%) UNIX
8 41 (11.42%) CentOS
9 35 (9.75%) AIX
10 34 (9.47%) Windows Server 2008
10 34 (9.47%) SUSE
11 31 (8.64%) HPUX
12 28 (7.80%) OS/400
12 28 (7.80%) zOS
13 12 (3.34%) Amazon Linux
14 10 (2.79%) Oracle Linux
15 7 (1.95%) FreeBSD
16 4 (1.11%) Android
17 3 (0.84%) OpenBSD
17 3 (0.84%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 100 (27.86%) Agile Software Development
2 76 (21.17%) DevOps
3 46 (12.81%) Performance Tuning
4 39 (10.86%) Benchmarking
5 38 (10.58%) Mentoring
6 36 (10.03%) Configuration Management
7 35 (9.75%) Load Balancing
8 29 (8.08%) Business Continuity
8 29 (8.08%) Infrastructure Management
8 29 (8.08%) Coaching
9 25 (6.96%) Build Automation
10 24 (6.69%) Software Engineering
10 24 (6.69%) Continuous Integration
11 23 (6.41%) E-Commerce
11 23 (6.41%) Content Management
12 17 (4.74%) Continuous Delivery
13 16 (4.46%) ITIL
14 13 (3.62%) Project Management
15 12 (3.34%) Line Management
16 11 (3.06%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 122 (33.98%) Python
2 96 (26.74%) Perl
3 95 (26.46%) Java
4 71 (19.78%) Bash Shell
5 61 (16.99%) Ruby
6 48 (13.37%) PHP
7 39 (10.86%) Shell Script
8 29 (8.08%) JavaScript
9 22 (6.13%) SQL
10 16 (4.46%) C
11 13 (3.62%) PowerShell
12 7 (1.95%) Scala
12 7 (1.95%) Clojure
12 7 (1.95%) Haskell
13 6 (1.67%) C++
14 5 (1.39%) Go
14 5 (1.39%) R
15 4 (1.11%) C#
16 3 (0.84%) T-SQL
17 2 (0.56%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 52 (14.48%) Degree
2 18 (5.01%) RHCE
3 13 (3.62%) Security Cleared
4 11 (3.06%) Cisco Certification
5 10 (2.79%) CCNA
6 5 (1.39%) RHCSA
6 5 (1.39%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 5 (1.39%) SC Cleared
7 4 (1.11%) DV Cleared
8 3 (0.84%) LPIC
9 2 (0.56%) MySQL Certification
9 2 (0.56%) IC3 Certification
9 2 (0.56%) MCITP
9 2 (0.56%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (0.56%) MCSE
9 2 (0.56%) MCSA
10 1 (0.28%) CEH
10 1 (0.28%) CCIE
10 1 (0.28%) CCNP
10 1 (0.28%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (12.81%) QA
2 8 (2.23%) SLA
3 7 (1.95%) COBIT
4 6 (1.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 5 (1.39%) ISO 14001
6 3 (0.84%) PCI DSS
7 2 (0.56%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 228 (63.51%) VMware Infrastructure
2 138 (38.44%) Xen
3 97 (27.02%) Hyper-V
4 45 (12.53%) NFS
5 39 (10.86%) SRDF
6 29 (8.08%) Varnish
7 28 (7.80%) GlusterFS
8 25 (6.96%) Samba
9 20 (5.57%) Docker
10 18 (5.01%) Oracle RAC
10 18 (5.01%) LXC
11 17 (4.74%) XenServer
12 11 (3.06%) Active Directory
13 10 (2.79%) QEMU
14 9 (2.51%) Ceph
14 9 (2.51%) VirtualBox
15 8 (2.23%) VMware ESX
16 7 (1.95%) vSphere
16 7 (1.95%) VMware ESXi
17 6 (1.67%) iptables
Systems Management
1 118 (32.87%) Puppet
2 70 (19.50%) Opscode Chef
3 38 (10.58%) Graphite
4 34 (9.47%) Tivoli
5 33 (9.19%) Nagios
6 29 (8.08%) ZABBIX
7 28 (7.80%) logstash
7 28 (7.80%) HAProxy
8 27 (7.52%) Kibana
9 23 (6.41%) StatsD
10 13 (3.62%) Vagrant
11 12 (3.34%) Ansible
12 9 (2.51%) Salt
13 8 (2.23%) Plesk
13 8 (2.23%) cPanel
13 8 (2.23%) Webmin
14 7 (1.95%) Cobbler
15 6 (1.67%) Tivoli Storage Manager
16 5 (1.39%) Mesos
16 5 (1.39%) Icinga
Vendors
1 240 (66.85%) VMware
2 121 (33.70%) Cisco
3 108 (30.08%) Red Hat
4 101 (28.13%) Oracle
5 85 (23.68%) NetApp
6 80 (22.28%) EMC
6 80 (22.28%) IBM
7 65 (18.11%) Microsoft
7 65 (18.11%) Juniper
8 57 (15.88%) HP
9 39 (10.86%) Intel
10 31 (8.64%) Brocade
11 30 (8.36%) BMC
12 29 (8.08%) Dell
12 29 (8.08%) CheckPoint
13 28 (7.80%) Symantec
13 28 (7.80%) CA
14 25 (6.96%) Google
15 23 (6.41%) New Relic
16 19 (5.29%) Rackspace
Brighton, Sussex
Evolution Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: bonus
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
7digital
Salary: Attractive Basic + Benefits + Training
Posted: 3 days ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
Yoh
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Linux Recruit
Salary: £40,000 per annum 40,000.00
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Oracle Corporation UK Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £70,000 to £85,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 - 50,000 + bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Resource Partners Ltd
Salary: Salary negotiable
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Southampton
Deerfoot IT
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + 36 days holiday, pension and more
Posted: 7 days ago
Southampton
Deerfoot IT
Salary: £36000 - £46000 per annum + 36 days holiday, pension and more
Posted: 7 days ago
London
7digital
Salary: Attractive Basic + Benefits + Training
Posted: 10 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Oracle Corporation UK Ltd
Salary: Excellent salary and benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Oracle Corporation UK Ltd
Salary: Excellent salary and benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Oracle Corporation UK Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Bristol, South West, United Kingdom
Oracle
Salary: excellent salary - negotiable
Posted: 25 days ago