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

3 months to
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Kernel-Based Virtual Machine (KVM)
Rank 733 778 770
Rank change year-on-year
+45 -8
Permanent jobs citing KVM 194 206 211
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.20% 0.19% 0.18%
As % of the System Software category 1.58% 1.62% 1.61%
Number of salaries quoted 165 126 154
Median salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,600 £35,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £71,500 £87,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%

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
12299 12688 13081
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 12.55% 11.52% 11.23%
Number of salaries quoted 10447 10504 10872
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 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +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 27 July 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 27 July 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 -2 177 £50,000 +5.26% 19
London +56 117 £55,000 -4.34% 10
Yorkshire +27 20 £40,000 - 2
South East +4 20 £55,000 +22.22% 3
Leeds +33 14 £40,000 - 2
West Yorkshire +23 14 £40,000 +2.56% 2
City of London +59 12 £65,000 +62.50% 2
East Midlands - 9 £46,500 -
Reading +19 8 £50,000 -
Berkshire +10 8 £50,000 +75.43% 1
Sheffield +26 6 £31,500 -66.84%
South Yorkshire +16 6 £31,500 -66.84%
Nottinghamshire - 5 £52,500 -
Nottingham - 5 £52,500 -
East of England +33 4 £41,250 -13.15%
Surrey +14 4 £57,500 - 1
Oxford -7 4 £57,500 -4.16% 1
Oxfordshire -18 4 £57,500 +21.05% 1
Derby - 4 £45,000 -
Derbyshire - 4 £45,000 -
Hertfordshire +23 3 £37,500 -21.05%
Harrow +8 3 £50,000 -13.04%
Brighton +3 3 £55,000 +22.22%
East Sussex +1 3 £55,000 +22.22%
Welwyn Garden City - 3 £37,500 -
South West -21 2 £45,000 +5.88% 2
Midlands - 2 £47,500 -
Reigate - 2 £57,500 - 1
Guildford +14 1 £70,000 -
Southampton +3 1 £45,000 +28.57%

KVM
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 July 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.

1 349 (95.10%) Linux
2 262 (71.39%) VMware
3 253 (68.94%) VMware Infrastructure
4 236 (64.31%) Puppet
5 191 (52.04%) Amazon AWS
6 177 (48.23%) Python
7 171 (46.59%) Opscode Chef
8 166 (45.23%) DevOps
9 164 (44.69%) Bash Shell
10 134 (36.51%) MySQL
11 133 (36.24%) Agile Software Development
12 132 (35.97%) Xen
13 130 (35.42%) Ansible
14 122 (33.24%) Apache
15 121 (32.97%) Jenkins
16 114 (31.06%) Windows
17 108 (29.43%) Configuration Management
18 104 (28.34%) LAMP
18 104 (28.34%) Ruby
19 103 (28.07%) Git (software)
19 103 (28.07%) Perl
20 102 (27.79%) DNS
21 98 (26.70%) Docker
22 96 (26.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
23 87 (23.71%) Red Hat
24 82 (22.34%) Firewall
25 79 (21.53%) Continuous Integration
26 78 (21.25%) OpenStack
27 73 (19.89%) Java
28 72 (19.62%) Tomcat

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
1 122 (33.24%) Apache
2 78 (21.25%) OpenStack
3 72 (19.62%) Tomcat
4 51 (13.90%) nginx
5 33 (8.99%) Elasticsearch
6 30 (8.17%) MS Exchange
7 21 (5.72%) WebSphere
8 15 (4.09%) IIS
9 14 (3.81%) Oracle Coherence
9 14 (3.81%) Oracle HTTP Server
10 8 (2.18%) Jetty
11 6 (1.63%) JBoss
12 5 (1.36%) Apache Solr
12 5 (1.36%) CloudStack
12 5 (1.36%) Drupal
12 5 (1.36%) WildFly
13 3 (0.82%) Alfresco
13 3 (0.82%) Exchange Server 2010
14 2 (0.54%) GlassFish
14 2 (0.54%) Moodle
Applications
1 26 (7.08%) MS Office
2 19 (5.18%) MS Excel
3 4 (1.09%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.82%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (0.54%) Magento
2 1 (0.27%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 191 (52.04%) Amazon AWS
2 71 (19.35%) Microsoft Azure
3 26 (7.08%) Office 365
4 24 (6.54%) IaaS
5 20 (5.45%) Cloud Computing
5 20 (5.45%) SaaS
6 17 (4.63%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 14 (3.81%) PaaS
8 12 (3.27%) GitHub
9 11 (3.00%) Google Cloud Platform
10 10 (2.72%) Amazon EC2
11 6 (1.63%) Google App Engine
11 6 (1.63%) Rackspace Cloud
12 5 (1.36%) Amazon S3
12 5 (1.36%) AWS CloudFormation
12 5 (1.36%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
13 3 (0.82%) Google Apps
14 2 (0.54%) Google Compute Engine
14 2 (0.54%) Trello
15 1 (0.27%) DigitalOcean
Communications & Networking
1 102 (27.79%) DNS
2 82 (22.34%) Firewall
3 55 (14.99%) SAN
4 51 (13.90%) HTTP
5 40 (10.90%) LDAP
6 37 (10.08%) TCP/IP
7 31 (8.45%) LAN
7 31 (8.45%) WAN
8 30 (8.17%) NAS
9 27 (7.36%) BGP
9 27 (7.36%) VPN
10 26 (7.08%) IP Telephony
11 25 (6.81%) DHCP
11 25 (6.81%) Multicast
12 20 (5.45%) iSCSI
13 19 (5.18%) FTP
14 18 (4.90%) HTTPS
15 17 (4.63%) Cisco IOS
15 17 (4.63%) Network Security
15 17 (4.63%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 134 (36.51%) MySQL
2 36 (9.81%) SQL Server
3 28 (7.63%) Redis
4 26 (7.08%) Hadoop
5 25 (6.81%) Big Data
6 24 (6.54%) NoSQL
7 22 (5.99%) MongoDB
8 17 (4.63%) PostgreSQL
9 16 (4.36%) Data Warehouse
10 14 (3.81%) Apache Cassandra
11 13 (3.54%) OLAP
12 12 (3.27%) DB2
12 12 (3.27%) OLTP
12 12 (3.27%) Oracle OLAP
13 10 (2.72%) MariaDB
14 8 (2.18%) Riak
15 7 (1.91%) CouchDB
16 5 (1.36%) Data Mining
16 5 (1.36%) HBase
17 4 (1.09%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 121 (32.97%) Jenkins
2 103 (28.07%) Git (software)
3 43 (11.72%) Subversion
4 30 (8.17%) Vagrant
5 28 (7.63%) JIRA
6 23 (6.27%) Maven
7 21 (5.72%) Gradle
8 19 (5.18%) Travis CI
9 18 (4.90%) TeamCity
10 17 (4.63%) Sonatype Nexus
11 16 (4.36%) Cucumber
12 15 (4.09%) Wercker
13 11 (3.00%) Ant
13 11 (3.00%) Selenium
14 9 (2.45%) Bugzilla
15 8 (2.18%) Hudson
15 8 (2.18%) Trac
16 7 (1.91%) Mercurial
17 6 (1.63%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 6 (1.63%) MSBuild
General
1 55 (14.99%) Law
2 31 (8.45%) Telecoms
3 27 (7.36%) Finance
4 23 (6.27%) Marketing
5 12 (3.27%) Publishing
6 10 (2.72%) Retail
7 4 (1.09%) Banking
8 3 (0.82%) French Language
8 3 (0.82%) German Language
9 2 (0.54%) Games
9 2 (0.54%) Investment Banking
9 2 (0.54%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.54%) Military
9 2 (0.54%) Spanish Language
10 1 (0.27%) Advertising
10 1 (0.27%) Back Office
10 1 (0.27%) Billing
10 1 (0.27%) Front Office
10 1 (0.27%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 116 (31.61%) Administrator
2 104 (28.34%) Systems Administrator
3 85 (23.16%) Linux Administrator
4 83 (22.62%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 76 (20.71%) DevOps Engineer
6 68 (18.53%) Linux Engineer
7 65 (17.71%) Linux/Unix DevOps
8 39 (10.63%) Linux DevOps Engineer
9 32 (8.72%) Senior DevOps
10 31 (8.45%) Systems Engineer
11 30 (8.17%) Linux Systems Engineer
12 24 (6.54%) DevOps Administrator
12 24 (6.54%) VMWare Administrator
13 22 (5.99%) Linux DevOps Administrator
13 22 (5.99%) Senior DevOps Engineer
14 20 (5.45%) Architect
15 19 (5.18%) DevOps Systems Engineer
16 18 (4.90%) Developer
16 18 (4.90%) Network Engineer
17 17 (4.63%) AWS Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 104 (28.34%) LAMP
2 30 (8.17%) LEMP Stack
3 24 (6.54%) RabbitMQ
4 21 (5.72%) JSON
4 21 (5.72%) XML
5 20 (5.45%) Web Services
6 19 (5.18%) CSS
7 17 (4.63%) Middleware
8 15 (4.09%) HTML
8 15 (4.09%) WireMock
9 14 (3.81%) AngularJS
10 13 (3.54%) Kafka
10 13 (3.54%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 12 (3.27%) libvirt
12 9 (2.45%) REST
13 8 (2.18%) ActiveMQ
13 8 (2.18%) WebSockets
14 7 (1.91%) CSS3
14 7 (1.91%) Node.js
14 7 (1.91%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 49 (13.35%) Data Centre
2 26 (7.08%) Private Cloud
3 14 (3.81%) Computer Science
4 13 (3.54%) Fintech
5 12 (3.27%) Analytical Skills
6 11 (3.00%) PKI
7 9 (2.45%) Mobile App
8 8 (2.18%) iPad
9 6 (1.63%) Hedge funds
9 6 (1.63%) Replication
9 6 (1.63%) Wiki
10 5 (1.36%) Algorithms
10 5 (1.36%) Clustering
10 5 (1.36%) Data Structures
10 5 (1.36%) Physics
11 4 (1.09%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 4 (1.09%) Public Cloud
11 4 (1.09%) Social Network
12 3 (0.82%) Management Information System
12 3 (0.82%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 349 (95.10%) Linux
2 114 (31.06%) Windows
3 96 (26.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 68 (18.53%) Unix
5 62 (16.89%) Solaris
6 43 (11.72%) CentOS
7 38 (10.35%) Debian
8 37 (10.08%) Ubuntu
9 33 (8.99%) Windows Server
10 16 (4.36%) Mac OS X
11 13 (3.54%) SUSE
12 11 (3.00%) FreeBSD
13 9 (2.45%) Android
13 9 (2.45%) Apple iOS
14 6 (1.63%) AIX
14 6 (1.63%) Windows Server 2008
15 5 (1.36%) Oracle Linux
15 5 (1.36%) Windows Server 2012
16 4 (1.09%) HPUX
16 4 (1.09%) OpenBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 166 (45.23%) DevOps
2 133 (36.24%) Agile Software Development
3 108 (29.43%) Configuration Management
4 79 (21.53%) Continuous Integration
5 49 (13.35%) Open Source
6 42 (11.44%) Migration
7 41 (11.17%) High Availability
8 40 (10.90%) ITIL
8 40 (10.90%) Project Management
9 34 (9.26%) Service Management
9 34 (9.26%) Virtual Environments
10 31 (8.45%) Information Security
11 30 (8.17%) Coaching
11 30 (8.17%) E-Commerce
12 28 (7.63%) Continuous Delivery
13 26 (7.08%) Information Assurance
14 24 (6.54%) Performance Tuning
15 15 (4.09%) Disaster Recovery
15 15 (4.09%) Load Balancing
16 14 (3.81%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 177 (48.23%) Python
2 164 (44.69%) Bash Shell
3 104 (28.34%) Ruby
4 103 (28.07%) Perl
5 73 (19.89%) Java
6 61 (16.62%) SQL
7 47 (12.81%) PHP
8 38 (10.35%) Shell Script
9 29 (7.90%) JavaScript
10 17 (4.63%) PowerShell
11 12 (3.27%) Tcl
12 8 (2.18%) C
13 4 (1.09%) C++
14 3 (0.82%) Elixir
14 3 (0.82%) Erlang
15 2 (0.54%) sed
16 1 (0.27%) C#
16 1 (0.27%) Groovy
16 1 (0.27%) VB
16 1 (0.27%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 44 (11.99%) Degree
2 22 (5.99%) Cisco Certification
3 15 (4.09%) CCNP
3 15 (4.09%) Security Cleared
4 12 (3.27%) SC Cleared
5 8 (2.18%) CCNA
6 5 (1.36%) PMI Certification
6 5 (1.36%) PMP
6 5 (1.36%) RHCE
7 4 (1.09%) CCIE
7 4 (1.09%) CEH
7 4 (1.09%) DV Cleared
7 4 (1.09%) ECSA
8 3 (0.82%) CCDE
8 3 (0.82%) CCSP
8 3 (0.82%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (0.82%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 2 (0.54%) MCSE
10 1 (0.27%) CISSP
10 1 (0.27%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (7.08%) QA
2 11 (3.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (1.36%) COBIT
3 5 (1.36%) ISO 14001
4 4 (1.09%) DICOM
4 4 (1.09%) HL7
4 4 (1.09%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.54%) SLA
System Software
1 253 (68.94%) VMware Infrastructure
2 132 (35.97%) Xen
3 98 (26.70%) Docker
4 60 (16.35%) Hyper-V
5 48 (13.08%) Active Directory
6 25 (6.81%) Virtual Machines
6 25 (6.81%) VirtualBox
7 24 (6.54%) NFS
8 22 (5.99%) vSphere
9 21 (5.72%) Oracle RAC
10 18 (4.90%) iptables
10 18 (4.90%) LXC
10 18 (4.90%) XenServer
11 13 (3.54%) SRDF
11 13 (3.54%) VMware ESXi
12 12 (3.27%) Samba
13 11 (3.00%) vCloud
14 9 (2.45%) Postfix
14 9 (2.45%) QEMU
14 9 (2.45%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 236 (64.31%) Puppet
2 171 (46.59%) Opscode Chef
3 130 (35.42%) Ansible
4 58 (15.80%) Nagios
5 40 (10.90%) Cobbler
6 32 (8.72%) Zenoss
7 31 (8.45%) SCCM
8 29 (7.90%) FreeIPA
9 24 (6.54%) ZABBIX
10 16 (4.36%) Graphite
10 16 (4.36%) vRealize
11 15 (4.09%) Cacti
11 15 (4.09%) CFEngine
11 15 (4.09%) Kubernetes
12 12 (3.27%) Mesos
12 12 (3.27%) Salt
13 11 (3.00%) Tivoli
14 9 (2.45%) Kibana
14 9 (2.45%) Munin
14 9 (2.45%) yum
Vendors
1 262 (71.39%) VMware
2 87 (23.71%) Red Hat
3 57 (15.53%) Cisco
3 57 (15.53%) Microsoft
4 56 (15.26%) Oracle
5 27 (7.36%) NetApp
6 21 (5.72%) EMC
7 15 (4.09%) Citrix
7 15 (4.09%) Google
7 15 (4.09%) IBM
8 14 (3.81%) Intel
9 13 (3.54%) Percona
10 11 (3.00%) HP
10 11 (3.00%) Rackspace
11 9 (2.45%) Apple
11 9 (2.45%) Splunk
12 8 (2.18%) SaltStack
13 6 (1.63%) Brocade
13 6 (1.63%) F5
13 6 (1.63%) Juniper
Manchester, Lancashire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum fantastic onsite facilities
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Reigate, Surrey
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
West London
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum, Benefits: BUPA, pension + multiple perks
Posted: 2 days ago
United Kingdom
Logistix Recruitment
Salary: Bonus & Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
RICHARD WHEELER ASSOCIATES
Salary: From £35,000 to £46,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Bath
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Real Staffing
Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 19 days ago
Bath
Capita Internal Resourcing
Posted: 12 days ago
Oxford
Oho Group
Salary: £50k - 65k per year + Bonus & Excellent Benefits
Posted: 26 days ago
London
Wipro
Salary: £25,000 - £40,000 per year
Posted: 23 days ago