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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Kernel-Based Virtual Machine (KVM)
Rank 691 674 801
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +127
Permanent jobs citing KVM 202 225 86
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.19% 0.20% 0.079%
As % of the System Software category 1.57% 2.00% 0.81%
Number of salaries quoted 119 174 64
Average salary £52,500 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.52% -
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £87,500 £61,250 £59,250
UK excluding London average salary £41,250 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-8.33% -10.00%

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
12879 11262 10671
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 11.97% 10.06% 9.81%
Number of salaries quoted 10655 9372 8919
Average salary £41,500 £42,000 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.19% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £26,444
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -

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 27 March 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 27 March 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 -9 192 £52,500 +12.90% 27
London +13 82 £65,000 +23.80% 17
South East +7 55 £40,000 -9.60% 2
Berkshire -4 24 £51,500 +15.73%
Reading +10 20 - -
Cambridgeshire +23 17 £60,000 - 1
Cambridge +22 17 £60,000 - 1
East Sussex -6 17 £40,000 -
East of England -24 17 £60,000 +37.14% 1
Brighton -7 16 £40,000 -
North West +20 14 £36,250 -30.95%
South West -11 14 £41,250 - 4
Bristol - 14 £41,250 - 4
Manchester +18 12 - -
Surrey +10 9 £40,000 -23.07% 1
City of London +5 8 £52,500 - 6
Yorkshire +7 6 £50,000 -37.50% 3
South Yorkshire - 4 £50,000 -
Sheffield - 4 £50,000 -
Oxfordshire +9 3 £55,000 +4.76% 1
Oxford - 3 £55,000 - 1
Woking - 3 £47,000 -
Slough +1 2 £30,500 -23.75%
Lancashire - 2 £36,250 -
North Yorkshire - 2 - - 3
Burnley - 2 £36,250 -
Guildford - 2 £31,800 - 1
Horsham - 2 £40,750 -
York - 2 - - 3
West Sussex - 2 £40,750 -

KVM
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 March 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.

1 294 (84.00%) Linux
2 250 (71.43%) VMware
3 241 (68.86%) VMware Infrastructure
4 138 (39.43%) Windows
5 135 (38.57%) Python
6 128 (36.57%) Puppet
7 126 (36.00%) MySQL
8 124 (35.43%) Red Hat
9 123 (35.14%) Xen
10 114 (32.57%) Perl
11 101 (28.86%) Cisco
12 100 (28.57%) Apache
13 92 (26.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 92 (26.29%) Bash Shell
14 89 (25.43%) Oracle
15 88 (25.14%) Agile Software Development
16 84 (24.00%) Java
16 84 (24.00%) Hyper-V
17 78 (22.29%) SAN
18 77 (22.00%) SQL Server
18 77 (22.00%) Solaris
19 74 (21.14%) HP
19 74 (21.14%) Opscode Chef
20 72 (20.57%) Ruby
20 72 (20.57%) IBM
20 72 (20.57%) HTTP
21 71 (20.29%) NetApp
22 69 (19.71%) EMC
23 68 (19.43%) Nagios
23 68 (19.43%) Finance

KVM
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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
1 100 (28.57%) Apache
2 63 (18.00%) WebSphere
3 61 (17.43%) OpenStack
4 51 (14.57%) IIS
5 50 (14.29%) nginx
6 48 (13.71%) Tomcat
7 42 (12.00%) WebLogic
8 26 (7.43%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 24 (6.86%) Oracle Coherence
10 12 (3.43%) Apache Solr
10 12 (3.43%) Elasticsearch
11 9 (2.57%) JBoss
12 6 (1.71%) CloudStack
13 5 (1.43%) Jetty
13 5 (1.43%) MS Exchange
14 3 (0.86%) CMS
14 3 (0.86%) Exchange Server 2013
15 2 (0.57%) BizTalk Server
15 2 (0.57%) EPiServer CMS
15 2 (0.57%) Node.js
Applications
1 28 (8.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.57%) Stata
2 2 (0.57%) Mathematica
2 2 (0.57%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 8 (2.29%) RMDS
2 2 (0.57%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 42 (12.00%) Amazon AWS
2 29 (8.29%) Cloud Computing
3 22 (6.29%) SaaS
4 21 (6.00%) PaaS
4 21 (6.00%) IaaS
5 20 (5.71%) Amazon EC2
6 15 (4.29%) Microsoft Azure
7 14 (4.00%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 12 (3.43%) AWS CloudFormation
8 12 (3.43%) Route 53
9 11 (3.14%) Google Cloud Platform
10 6 (1.71%) HP Helion
10 6 (1.71%) Google App Engine
11 4 (1.14%) SoftLayer
12 2 (0.57%) OpenShift
12 2 (0.57%) GitHub
13 1 (0.29%) Amazon ELB
13 1 (0.29%) Terremark
13 1 (0.29%) Amazon S3
13 1 (0.29%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 78 (22.29%) SAN
2 72 (20.57%) HTTP
3 58 (16.57%) Firewall
4 57 (16.29%) TCP/IP
5 49 (14.00%) DNS
6 47 (13.43%) VPN
7 34 (9.71%) NAS
8 30 (8.57%) iSCSI
9 28 (8.00%) LAN
9 28 (8.00%) WAN
10 26 (7.43%) Fibre Channel
11 25 (7.14%) Multicast
12 24 (6.86%) FCoE
13 22 (6.29%) BGP
14 21 (6.00%) MPLS
15 20 (5.71%) Internet
15 20 (5.71%) DHCP
16 17 (4.86%) SMTP
17 16 (4.57%) Network Security
18 15 (4.29%) OpenVPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 126 (36.00%) MySQL
2 77 (22.00%) SQL Server
3 51 (14.57%) PostgreSQL
4 47 (13.43%) Relational Database
5 38 (10.86%) Oracle Database
6 36 (10.29%) DB2
7 34 (9.71%) MongoDB
8 32 (9.14%) RDBMS
8 32 (9.14%) Oracle Exadata
9 20 (5.71%) MariaDB
10 16 (4.57%) Hadoop
10 16 (4.57%) Data Warehouse
11 8 (2.29%) HBase
11 8 (2.29%) NoSQL
12 6 (1.71%) Apache Cassandra
12 6 (1.71%) Big Data
13 5 (1.43%) Neo4j
13 5 (1.43%) CouchDB
14 3 (0.86%) OLTP
14 3 (0.86%) Oracle OLAP
Development Applications
1 49 (14.00%) Git (software)
2 46 (13.14%) Jenkins
3 33 (9.43%) Subversion
4 27 (7.71%) Maven
5 17 (4.86%) Hudson
5 17 (4.86%) Artifactory
6 9 (2.57%) GCC
6 9 (2.57%) LLVM
7 8 (2.29%) TeamCity
7 8 (2.29%) Oracle Forms
8 6 (1.71%) Ant
8 6 (1.71%) Bugzilla
8 6 (1.71%) Gradle
9 2 (0.57%) CMake
9 2 (0.57%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 2 (0.57%) LabVIEW
10 1 (0.29%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 1 (0.29%) Selenium
10 1 (0.29%) Redmine
General
1 68 (19.43%) Finance
2 49 (14.00%) Telecoms
3 27 (7.71%) Marketing
4 9 (2.57%) Retail
4 9 (2.57%) Electronics
5 8 (2.29%) Legal
6 5 (1.43%) Manufacturing
6 5 (1.43%) Games
6 5 (1.43%) Banking
6 5 (1.43%) Automotive
7 4 (1.14%) Law
8 3 (0.86%) Local Government
8 3 (0.86%) Music Industry
9 1 (0.29%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 94 (26.86%) Administrator
2 83 (23.71%) Systems Administrator
3 82 (23.43%) Architect
4 72 (20.57%) Infrastructure Architect
5 63 (18.00%) Linux Administrator
6 56 (16.00%) Solutions Architect
7 55 (15.71%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
8 53 (15.14%) Linux Systems Administrator
9 45 (12.86%) Linux Engineer
10 30 (8.57%) DevOps Engineer
11 29 (8.29%) Systems Engineer
12 26 (7.43%) Senior Manager
12 26 (7.43%) Linux DevOps Engineer
13 20 (5.71%) Marketing Manager
14 19 (5.43%) Software Engineer
15 16 (4.57%) Support Engineer
15 16 (4.57%) Linux Support
15 16 (4.57%) Lead Solutions Architect
15 16 (4.57%) Lead Architect
16 15 (4.29%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (17.71%) Middleware
2 39 (11.14%) Web Services
3 32 (9.14%) WebSphere MQ
4 23 (6.57%) LAMP
5 16 (4.57%) Ruby on Rails
6 15 (4.29%) HTML
7 12 (3.43%) XML
8 10 (2.86%) .NET
9 8 (2.29%) ASP.NET
9 8 (2.29%) XSLT
9 8 (2.29%) Rendezvous
9 8 (2.29%) REST
10 6 (1.71%) HTML5
10 6 (1.71%) CGI
11 5 (1.43%) POSIX
11 5 (1.43%) Django
12 4 (1.14%) libvirt
13 3 (0.86%) RabbitMQ
13 3 (0.86%) RESTful
13 3 (0.86%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 44 (12.57%) Computer Science
2 39 (11.14%) Open Source
3 33 (9.43%) Replication
4 32 (9.14%) FlexPod
5 28 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
6 14 (4.00%) Clustering
7 12 (3.43%) Management Information System
8 11 (3.14%) Data Structures
9 8 (2.29%) Blackberry
9 8 (2.29%) Mathematics
10 7 (2.00%) Physics
11 6 (1.71%) Enterprise Storage
12 5 (1.43%) Digital Media
12 5 (1.43%) Algorithms
12 5 (1.43%) Statistics
12 5 (1.43%) Informatics
12 5 (1.43%) BBC
12 5 (1.43%) Artificial Intelligence
13 4 (1.14%) LPAR
13 4 (1.14%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 294 (84.00%) Linux
2 138 (39.43%) Windows
3 92 (26.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 77 (22.00%) Solaris
5 59 (16.86%) Ubuntu
6 55 (15.71%) UNIX
7 49 (14.00%) Debian
8 43 (12.29%) CentOS
9 41 (11.71%) AIX
10 39 (11.14%) SUSE
11 35 (10.00%) HPUX
12 32 (9.14%) OS/400
12 32 (9.14%) zOS
13 28 (8.00%) Windows Server 2008
14 11 (3.14%) Amazon Linux
15 10 (2.86%) FreeBSD
16 9 (2.57%) Android
17 8 (2.29%) Windows 7
17 8 (2.29%) Oracle Linux
18 6 (1.71%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 88 (25.14%) Agile Software Development
2 65 (18.57%) DevOps
3 53 (15.14%) Configuration Management
4 40 (11.43%) Mentoring
5 39 (11.14%) Load Balancing
6 37 (10.57%) Performance Tuning
7 33 (9.43%) Coaching
8 32 (9.14%) Infrastructure Management
8 32 (9.14%) Business Continuity
9 24 (6.86%) Benchmarking
9 24 (6.86%) ITIL
10 22 (6.29%) Continuous Integration
11 21 (6.00%) Software Engineering
12 17 (4.86%) E-Commerce
13 16 (4.57%) Project Management
14 15 (4.29%) Line Management
15 12 (3.43%) Change Management
16 11 (3.14%) Problem Management
17 10 (2.86%) Capacity Planning
17 10 (2.86%) OO
Programming Languages
1 135 (38.57%) Python
2 114 (32.57%) Perl
3 92 (26.29%) Bash Shell
4 84 (24.00%) Java
5 72 (20.57%) Ruby
6 51 (14.57%) PHP
7 39 (11.14%) Shell Script
8 23 (6.57%) SQL
9 22 (6.29%) JavaScript
10 21 (6.00%) PowerShell
11 16 (4.57%) C
12 8 (2.29%) C++
13 7 (2.00%) Haskell
14 6 (1.71%) Scala
14 6 (1.71%) Clojure
15 5 (1.43%) R
15 5 (1.43%) Golang
16 4 (1.14%) C#
17 3 (0.86%) T-SQL
17 3 (0.86%) AWK
Qualifications
1 50 (14.29%) Degree
2 19 (5.43%) RHCE
3 14 (4.00%) Cisco Certification
4 13 (3.71%) CCNA
4 13 (3.71%) Security Cleared
5 8 (2.29%) RHCSA
6 5 (1.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 4 (1.14%) LPIC
7 4 (1.14%) MCITP
7 4 (1.14%) SC Cleared
7 4 (1.14%) DV Cleared
7 4 (1.14%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (1.14%) MCSE
7 4 (1.14%) MCSA
8 3 (0.86%) PMP
8 3 (0.86%) PMI Certification
9 2 (0.57%) Postgraduate
10 1 (0.29%) CCIE
10 1 (0.29%) CCNP
10 1 (0.29%) Linux+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (7.43%) QA
2 11 (3.14%) SLA
3 7 (2.00%) COBIT
4 5 (1.43%) ISO 14001
4 5 (1.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.29%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 241 (68.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 123 (35.14%) Xen
3 84 (24.00%) Hyper-V
4 36 (10.29%) NFS
5 24 (6.86%) SRDF
6 23 (6.57%) XenServer
7 20 (5.71%) GlusterFS
7 20 (5.71%) Varnish
7 20 (5.71%) Active Directory
8 16 (4.57%) iptables
9 15 (4.29%) Docker
10 12 (3.43%) LXC
10 12 (3.43%) QEMU
11 11 (3.14%) Oracle RAC
12 10 (2.86%) Samba
13 8 (2.29%) Snort
14 7 (2.00%) Postfix
14 7 (2.00%) Ceph
15 6 (1.71%) VirtualBox
15 6 (1.71%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 128 (36.57%) Puppet
2 74 (21.14%) Opscode Chef
3 68 (19.43%) Nagios
4 36 (10.29%) Tivoli
5 23 (6.57%) ZABBIX
6 22 (6.29%) Graphite
7 20 (5.71%) Ansible
8 18 (5.14%) HAProxy
9 14 (4.00%) logstash
9 14 (4.00%) Cacti
10 11 (3.14%) Kibana
11 9 (2.57%) StatsD
12 8 (2.29%) Cobbler
12 8 (2.29%) Salt
13 7 (2.00%) Red Hat Spacewalk
13 7 (2.00%) Plesk
13 7 (2.00%) cPanel
13 7 (2.00%) Webmin
14 6 (1.71%) EMC NetWorker
15 5 (1.43%) yum
Vendors
1 250 (71.43%) VMware
2 124 (35.43%) Red Hat
3 101 (28.86%) Cisco
4 89 (25.43%) Oracle
5 74 (21.14%) HP
6 72 (20.57%) IBM
7 71 (20.29%) NetApp
8 69 (19.71%) EMC
9 64 (18.29%) Microsoft
10 51 (14.57%) Juniper
11 37 (10.57%) BMC
12 35 (10.00%) Brocade
13 33 (9.43%) CheckPoint
14 32 (9.14%) Symantec
14 32 (9.14%) CA
15 28 (8.00%) Google
16 24 (6.86%) Intel
17 22 (6.29%) Citrix
18 20 (5.71%) Dell
18 20 (5.71%) Rackspace
London
Search Crawley IT
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent Working Environment
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50,000 - 60,000 + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
UK
Networking People
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + £7.2k car allowance
Posted: 3 days ago
York, North Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Hudson IT
Salary: £20000 - £27200 per annum + Package
Posted: 4 days ago
London
7digital
Salary: Attractive Basic + Bens
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £100,000 per annum Bonus and benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: From £70,000 to £100,000 per annum + benefits and bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum Bonus Medical Pension
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Search Consultancy
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £55k + stock options
Posted: 5 days ago
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000 - 49,000 + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
York, North Yorkshire
Eden Lea UK Limited
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Oracle Corporation UK Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
York, North Yorkshire
Ioko
Salary: £Excellent Salary & Large Benefits Package
Posted: 11 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Oracle Corporation UK Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Oracle Corporation UK Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Oracle Corporation UK Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
South East London
Redblade Ltd
Salary: From £16,000 to £25,000 per annum : 1st Line £16-18k, 2nd Line £22-25k
Posted: 18 days ago