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 11 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
11 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Kernel-Based Virtual Machine (KVM)
Rank 735 758 816
Rank change year-on-year
+23 +58
Permanent jobs citing KVM 144 204 162
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.16% 0.19% 0.14%
As % of the System Software category 1.29% 1.66% 1.16%
Number of salaries quoted 116 168 108
Median salary £62,370 £57,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+8.46% +15.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £92,500 £72,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year
-14.28% -

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
11150 12289 13989
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 12.44% 11.62% 12.32%
Number of salaries quoted 9258 10322 11787
Median salary £42,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-1.17% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%

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 11 December 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 11 December 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 +3 139 £62,239 +5.93% 11
London +18 90 £67,500 +8.00% 5
South East +56 22 £51,500 -1.90% 2
West Yorkshire +31 12 £40,000 -33.33%
Leeds +25 12 £40,000 -33.33%
Yorkshire +24 12 £40,000 -33.33%
Berkshire +51 10 £51,500 +21.17%
Surrey +6 9 £53,750 +2.38% 1
City of London +5 9 £60,000 +9.09%
Reading +39 6 £51,500 +21.17%
East of England +12 4 £45,000 +20.00% 1
South West +10 4 £42,500 +6.25%
Reigate - 4 £57,500 -
Wiltshire +21 3 - -
Swindon +20 3 - -
Cambridge +18 3 £45,000 -2.70% 1
Cambridgeshire +10 3 £45,000 -2.70% 1
Manchester -29 3 £52,500 - 2
North West -31 3 £52,500 - 3
East Midlands - 3 £35,000 -
Leatherhead -14 2 £52,500 -16.00%
Hampshire - 2 £26,250 - 1
Northamptonshire - 2 £35,000 -
Southampton - 2 £26,250 - 1
Oxfordshire +31 1 £40,000 +14.28%
Guildford +20 1 £37,500 -
West Midlands -18 1 £52,500 -12.50%
Edinburgh - 1 £50,000 -
Scotland - 1 £50,000 -
Bedfordshire - 1 - -

KVM
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 11 December 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.

1 298 (95.51%) Linux
2 228 (73.08%) VMware
3 221 (70.83%) VMware Infrastructure
4 156 (50.00%) Puppet
5 124 (39.74%) Windows
6 120 (38.46%) Xen
7 110 (35.26%) Opscode Chef
8 108 (34.62%) Apache
8 108 (34.62%) Python
9 106 (33.97%) Agile Software Development
10 98 (31.41%) DevOps
11 92 (29.49%) Hyper-V
12 91 (29.17%) Amazon AWS
13 90 (28.85%) Firewall
14 87 (27.88%) Bash Shell
15 82 (26.28%) Ansible
16 80 (25.64%) MySQL
16 80 (25.64%) Cisco
17 78 (25.00%) Oracle
17 78 (25.00%) LAN
18 77 (24.68%) WAN
18 77 (24.68%) Perl
19 76 (24.36%) Solaris
20 75 (24.04%) Jenkins
21 71 (22.76%) SAN
22 70 (22.44%) Tomcat
23 69 (22.12%) Red Hat
24 68 (21.79%) DNS
24 68 (21.79%) HTTP
25 65 (20.83%) Finance

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
1 108 (34.62%) Apache
2 70 (22.44%) Tomcat
3 51 (16.35%) WebSphere
4 50 (16.03%) OpenStack
5 47 (15.06%) IIS
6 44 (14.10%) Oracle Coherence
7 43 (13.78%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 30 (9.62%) MS Exchange
9 25 (8.01%) nginx
10 14 (4.49%) Elasticsearch
11 8 (2.56%) CloudStack
12 6 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2010
13 4 (1.28%) Confluence
13 4 (1.28%) Exchange Server 2013
13 4 (1.28%) JBoss
13 4 (1.28%) SharePoint
13 4 (1.28%) Skype for Business
14 2 (0.64%) ColdFusion
15 1 (0.32%) WebLogic
15 1 (0.32%) WordPress
Applications
1 32 (10.26%) MS Excel
2 27 (8.65%) MS Office
3 6 (1.92%) Baselight
4 5 (1.60%) MS Visio
5 4 (1.28%) Autodesk Flame
5 4 (1.28%) Autodesk Smoke
6 1 (0.32%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 19 (6.09%) RMDS
2 3 (0.96%) Magento
3 1 (0.32%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 91 (29.17%) Amazon AWS
2 43 (13.78%) Microsoft Azure
3 22 (7.05%) Office 365
4 12 (3.85%) Cloud Computing
4 12 (3.85%) IaaS
5 11 (3.53%) Google Cloud Platform
6 10 (3.21%) SaaS
7 8 (2.56%) Google App Engine
7 8 (2.56%) Rackspace Cloud
8 7 (2.24%) PaaS
9 6 (1.92%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 2 (0.64%) Amazon EC2
10 2 (0.64%) AWS Lambda
10 2 (0.64%) GitHub
11 1 (0.32%) AWS CloudFormation
11 1 (0.32%) OpenShift
11 1 (0.32%) Oracle CX
Communications & Networking
1 90 (28.85%) Firewall
2 78 (25.00%) LAN
3 77 (24.68%) WAN
4 71 (22.76%) SAN
5 68 (21.79%) DNS
5 68 (21.79%) HTTP
6 64 (20.51%) NAS
7 54 (17.31%) Multicast
8 45 (14.42%) Fibre Channel
9 44 (14.10%) FCoE
9 44 (14.10%) iSCSI
10 34 (10.90%) TCP/IP
11 30 (9.62%) 3G
12 29 (9.29%) 4G
12 29 (9.29%) GSM
13 28 (8.97%) OpenFlow
14 26 (8.33%) VPN
15 25 (8.01%) Network Security
16 23 (7.37%) DHCP
17 22 (7.05%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 80 (25.64%) MySQL
2 52 (16.67%) SQL Server
3 32 (10.26%) Hadoop
4 26 (8.33%) Redis
5 25 (8.01%) Data Warehouse
6 24 (7.69%) DB2
6 24 (7.69%) OLAP
6 24 (7.69%) OLTP
6 24 (7.69%) Oracle OLAP
7 20 (6.41%) HBase
8 16 (5.13%) MongoDB
9 14 (4.49%) NoSQL
10 12 (3.85%) PostgreSQL
11 9 (2.88%) Big Data
11 9 (2.88%) Riak
12 8 (2.56%) Apache Cassandra
12 8 (2.56%) CouchDB
13 3 (0.96%) Infinispan
14 2 (0.64%) Amazon RDS
15 1 (0.32%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 75 (24.04%) Jenkins
2 56 (17.95%) Git (software)
3 24 (7.69%) JIRA
4 22 (7.05%) Travis CI
5 19 (6.09%) Subversion
6 15 (4.81%) TeamCity
7 12 (3.85%) GitLab
7 12 (3.85%) Hudson
7 12 (3.85%) Maven
7 12 (3.85%) Selenium
8 10 (3.21%) Gradle
8 10 (3.21%) Sonatype Nexus
9 9 (2.88%) Ant
10 8 (2.56%) Cucumber
10 8 (2.56%) Mercurial
10 8 (2.56%) MSBuild
10 8 (2.56%) Vagrant
10 8 (2.56%) Wercker
11 7 (2.24%) VersionOne
12 6 (1.92%) Trac
General
1 65 (20.83%) Finance
2 58 (18.59%) Telecoms
3 17 (5.45%) Banking
4 10 (3.21%) Investment Banking
4 10 (3.21%) Law
5 6 (1.92%) Publishing
6 4 (1.28%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.64%) Marketing
8 1 (0.32%) Billing
8 1 (0.32%) Electronics
8 1 (0.32%) French Language
Job Titles
1 66 (21.15%) Architect
2 64 (20.51%) Administrator
3 59 (18.91%) Systems Administrator
4 54 (17.31%) Linux Administrator
5 51 (16.35%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 46 (14.74%) DevOps Engineer
7 45 (14.42%) Infrastructure Architect
8 43 (13.78%) Developer
9 41 (13.14%) Linux Engineer
10 32 (10.26%) C++ Developer
11 29 (9.29%) Systems Engineer
12 24 (7.69%) Lead Architect
12 24 (7.69%) Linux/Unix DevOps
13 23 (7.37%) Technical Architect
14 22 (7.05%) Linux Systems Engineer
14 22 (7.05%) Network Engineer
15 20 (6.41%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
15 20 (6.41%) Linux DevOps Engineer
15 20 (6.41%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
15 20 (6.41%) Telecoms Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (14.42%) Middleware
2 38 (12.18%) LAMP
3 30 (9.62%) HTML
4 29 (9.29%) XML
5 28 (8.97%) Boost C++ Libraries
6 19 (6.09%) Rendezvous
6 19 (6.09%) Ultra Messaging
6 19 (6.09%) XSLT
7 13 (4.17%) RabbitMQ
8 11 (3.53%) Kafka
8 11 (3.53%) LEMP Stack
9 10 (3.21%) JSON
10 9 (2.88%) CSS
10 9 (2.88%) Servlets
11 8 (2.56%) JRuby
11 8 (2.56%) WireMock
12 7 (2.24%) AngularJS
12 7 (2.24%) Node.js
12 7 (2.24%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 6 (1.92%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 36 (11.54%) Data Centre
2 12 (3.85%) Private Cloud
3 10 (3.21%) Computer Science
4 9 (2.88%) iPad
5 8 (2.56%) Clustering
6 7 (2.24%) PKI
7 6 (1.92%) Analytical Skills
7 6 (1.92%) Fintech
7 6 (1.92%) Hedge funds
8 5 (1.60%) Social Network
9 3 (0.96%) Public Cloud
9 3 (0.96%) Social Media
9 3 (0.96%) Virtual Team
10 2 (0.64%) Cryptography
10 2 (0.64%) Digital Media
10 2 (0.64%) User Experience
11 1 (0.32%) Device Driver
11 1 (0.32%) Equities
11 1 (0.32%) Management Information System
11 1 (0.32%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 298 (95.51%) Linux
2 124 (39.74%) Windows
3 76 (24.36%) Solaris
4 63 (20.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 40 (12.82%) CentOS
6 38 (12.18%) Ubuntu
6 38 (12.18%) Unix
7 34 (10.90%) Debian
8 12 (3.85%) SUSE
9 10 (3.21%) Windows Server
10 8 (2.56%) Fedora
10 8 (2.56%) Mac OS X
10 8 (2.56%) Windows Server 2012
11 7 (2.24%) AIX
12 6 (1.92%) HPUX
12 6 (1.92%) Windows 7
13 5 (1.60%) Windows 10
14 4 (1.28%) Windows 8
14 4 (1.28%) Windows Server 2008
15 3 (0.96%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 106 (33.97%) Agile Software Development
2 98 (31.41%) DevOps
3 57 (18.27%) Continuous Integration
4 49 (15.71%) Configuration Management
5 48 (15.38%) Performance Tuning
6 44 (14.10%) Benchmarking
7 35 (11.22%) Migration
8 29 (9.29%) Multithreading
9 28 (8.97%) Coaching
9 28 (8.97%) ITIL
9 28 (8.97%) Project Management
10 26 (8.33%) Translating Business Requirements
11 25 (8.01%) Open Source
12 24 (7.69%) Risk Management
13 23 (7.37%) Information Security
14 22 (7.05%) Service Management
15 21 (6.73%) Information Assurance
16 16 (5.13%) High Availability
17 13 (4.17%) Load Balancing
18 11 (3.53%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 108 (34.62%) Python
2 87 (27.88%) Bash Shell
3 77 (24.68%) Perl
4 58 (18.59%) Ruby
5 56 (17.95%) Java
6 54 (17.31%) SQL
7 41 (13.14%) JavaScript
8 40 (12.82%) C++
9 36 (11.54%) C
10 32 (10.26%) PHP
11 19 (6.09%) Shell Script
12 16 (5.13%) Tcl
13 10 (3.21%) PowerShell
14 4 (1.28%) Go
15 3 (0.96%) C#
15 3 (0.96%) Erlang
16 2 (0.64%) Assembly Language
16 2 (0.64%) C-shell
16 2 (0.64%) Scala
16 2 (0.64%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 33 (10.58%) Degree
2 21 (6.73%) Cisco Certification
3 10 (3.21%) CCNA
4 9 (2.88%) CCNP
5 6 (1.92%) SC Cleared
5 6 (1.92%) Security Cleared
6 4 (1.28%) MCSE
6 4 (1.28%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (0.96%) MCSA
7 3 (0.96%) RHCE
7 3 (0.96%) RHCSA
8 2 (0.64%) CCIE
8 2 (0.64%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (0.32%) CEH
9 1 (0.32%) ECSA
9 1 (0.32%) VCAP
9 1 (0.32%) VCDX
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.24%) QA
2 2 (0.64%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.32%) GCP
3 1 (0.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.32%) SLA
System Software
1 221 (70.83%) VMware Infrastructure
2 120 (38.46%) Xen
3 92 (29.49%) Hyper-V
4 60 (19.23%) Docker
5 46 (14.74%) NFS
6 45 (14.42%) Oracle RAC
7 44 (14.10%) SRDF
8 40 (12.82%) Active Directory
9 17 (5.45%) VirtualBox
10 12 (3.85%) Squid
11 11 (3.53%) iptables
11 11 (3.53%) vSphere
12 10 (3.21%) VMware ESXi
13 9 (2.88%) LXC
13 9 (2.88%) Varnish
14 8 (2.56%) Ceph
14 8 (2.56%) Virtual Machines
14 8 (2.56%) XenServer
15 7 (2.24%) QEMU
16 6 (1.92%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 156 (50.00%) Puppet
2 110 (35.26%) Opscode Chef
3 82 (26.28%) Ansible
4 41 (13.14%) Cobbler
5 24 (7.69%) FreeIPA
6 21 (6.73%) Nagios
6 21 (6.73%) SCCM
6 21 (6.73%) Zenoss
7 15 (4.81%) Tivoli
7 15 (4.81%) ZABBIX
8 12 (3.85%) HAProxy
9 7 (2.24%) Backup Exec
9 7 (2.24%) Graphite
9 7 (2.24%) Kibana
10 6 (1.92%) Ambari
10 6 (1.92%) Hadoop YARN
11 5 (1.60%) Salt
12 4 (1.28%) Host Intrusion Detection System
12 4 (1.28%) Oracle ZFS
12 4 (1.28%) Terraform
Vendors
1 228 (73.08%) VMware
2 80 (25.64%) Cisco
3 78 (25.00%) Oracle
4 69 (22.12%) Red Hat
5 57 (18.27%) NetApp
6 49 (15.71%) EMC
7 47 (15.06%) IBM
8 46 (14.74%) Intel
9 40 (12.82%) Microsoft
10 20 (6.41%) Sybase
11 19 (6.09%) DataSynapse
11 19 (6.09%) TIBCO
12 11 (3.53%) Google
13 8 (2.56%) Citrix
13 8 (2.56%) HP
13 8 (2.56%) Percona
13 8 (2.56%) Perforce
13 8 (2.56%) Rackspace
14 7 (2.24%) CA Agile Central
15 6 (1.92%) Juniper
Surrey
ISL
Salary: £60000.00 - £80000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent progression opportunities
Posted: 4 days ago
London
First Point
Salary: £30000.00 - £50000 per annum + package
Posted: 5 days ago
Central London / West End
Palantir Technologies
Posted: Yesterday
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Burnley, Lancashire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £110,000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £23000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester
Recruitment Revolution Limited
Salary: Up to £30,000 + Excellent Company Benefits + Training & Development
Posted: 11 days ago
London
360 Resourcing
Salary: Highly Competitive Salary
Posted: 23 days ago