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 30 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Kernel-Based Virtual Machine (KVM)
Rank 749 768 786
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +18
Permanent jobs citing KVM 173 199 218
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.18% 0.18% 0.18%
As % of the System Software category 1.42% 1.55% 1.68%
Number of salaries quoted 150 126 167
Median salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £33,200 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £87,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,750 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+1.87% -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
12164 12840 12942
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 12.39% 11.88% 10.67%
Number of salaries quoted 10319 10610 10950
Median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £61,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+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 30 May 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 30 May 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 +19 167 £50,000 +5.26% 28
London +52 123 £55,000 -13.72% 15
City of London +71 27 £50,000 - 6
South East +16 24 £41,500 +3.75% 4
Berkshire +22 16 £40,750 +25.38% 3
Reading +17 15 £40,000 +21.21% 3
Yorkshire +12 10 £40,000 +5.26% 3
West Yorkshire +18 7 £40,000 +5.26% 2
Leeds +4 7 £40,000 +8.84% 2
East Sussex +7 3 £55,000 +37.50%
Brighton +5 3 £55,000 +37.50%
Harrow - 3 £50,000 - 1
Sheffield - 3 £31,500 - 1
South Yorkshire - 3 £31,500 - 1
East of England +28 2 £37,500 -21.05%
Hertfordshire +27 2 £37,500 -6.25%
Surrey +9 2 £45,000 +90.67%
North West +8 2 £45,000 - 1
Welwyn Garden City - 2 £37,500 -
Hammersmith - 2 £37,500 -
Oxford +2 1 £60,000 +9.09%
Bristol -1 1 £40,000 -
Manchester -2 1 £45,000 - 1
Oxfordshire -11 1 £60,000 +9.09%
South West -11 1 £40,000 -5.88% 2
West Midlands -16 1 £27,500 +30.95%
Warwickshire - 1 £27,500 -
Middlesex - 1 £52,500 -
Cheshire - 1 £45,000 -
Buckinghamshire - 1 £45,000 -

KVM
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 May 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.

1 322 (95.83%) Linux
2 231 (68.75%) VMware
3 222 (66.07%) VMware Infrastructure
4 206 (61.31%) Puppet
5 185 (55.06%) Python
6 181 (53.87%) Bash Shell
7 170 (50.60%) Opscode Chef
8 163 (48.51%) Amazon AWS
9 161 (47.92%) DevOps
10 145 (43.15%) Xen
11 128 (38.10%) Ansible
12 123 (36.61%) MySQL
13 121 (36.01%) Apache
14 109 (32.44%) Agile Software Development
15 108 (32.14%) Configuration Management
16 106 (31.55%) Perl
17 99 (29.46%) Jenkins
18 98 (29.17%) Docker
18 98 (29.17%) LAMP
19 94 (27.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
20 91 (27.08%) Java
20 91 (27.08%) Windows
20 91 (27.08%) Red Hat
21 89 (26.49%) Git (software)
22 85 (25.30%) Ruby
23 81 (24.11%) Tomcat
24 74 (22.02%) OpenStack
25 72 (21.43%) Nagios
25 72 (21.43%) CentOS
26 67 (19.94%) DNS

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
1 121 (36.01%) Apache
2 81 (24.11%) Tomcat
3 74 (22.02%) OpenStack
4 51 (15.18%) nginx
5 31 (9.23%) Elasticsearch
6 13 (3.87%) Jetty
7 10 (2.98%) IIS
7 10 (2.98%) JBoss
7 10 (2.98%) WebSphere
8 9 (2.68%) Oracle Coherence
8 9 (2.68%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 7 (2.08%) CloudStack
9 7 (2.08%) MS Exchange
10 5 (1.49%) Apache Solr
10 5 (1.49%) Node.js
10 5 (1.49%) WildFly
11 3 (0.89%) Alfresco
11 3 (0.89%) Drupal
12 2 (0.60%) GlassFish
12 2 (0.60%) Moodle
Applications
1 20 (5.95%) MS Excel
2 6 (1.79%) MS Office
3 5 (1.49%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.89%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (0.60%) Magento
2 1 (0.30%) Oracle Retail
2 1 (0.30%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 163 (48.51%) Amazon AWS
2 38 (11.31%) Microsoft Azure
3 26 (7.74%) IaaS
4 18 (5.36%) SaaS
5 17 (5.06%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 16 (4.76%) PaaS
7 15 (4.46%) Cloud Computing
8 12 (3.57%) Amazon EC2
9 9 (2.68%) Amazon S3
10 8 (2.38%) GitHub
11 7 (2.08%) AWS CloudFormation
12 6 (1.79%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
12 6 (1.79%) Google Cloud Platform
13 4 (1.19%) Office 365
14 3 (0.89%) Google Apps
15 2 (0.60%) Google Compute Engine
15 2 (0.60%) Trello
16 1 (0.30%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 1 (0.30%) DigitalOcean
16 1 (0.30%) Joyent
Communications & Networking
1 67 (19.94%) DNS
2 57 (16.96%) Firewall
3 45 (13.39%) SAN
3 45 (13.39%) TCP/IP
4 40 (11.90%) HTTP
5 32 (9.52%) LDAP
6 29 (8.63%) VPN
7 25 (7.44%) NAS
8 20 (5.95%) iSCSI
9 19 (5.65%) DHCP
10 18 (5.36%) VoIP
11 17 (5.06%) LAN
11 17 (5.06%) WAN
12 15 (4.46%) VLAN
13 13 (3.87%) Fibre Channel
13 13 (3.87%) IPsec
13 13 (3.87%) Multicast
14 12 (3.57%) BGP
14 12 (3.57%) FTP
14 12 (3.57%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 123 (36.61%) MySQL
2 31 (9.23%) PostgreSQL
3 28 (8.33%) SQL Server
4 26 (7.74%) Hadoop
5 24 (7.14%) Big Data
6 23 (6.85%) Redis
7 19 (5.65%) MongoDB
8 17 (5.06%) NoSQL
9 13 (3.87%) Apache Cassandra
10 10 (2.98%) Data Warehouse
11 8 (2.38%) Riak
12 7 (2.08%) DB2
12 7 (2.08%) OLAP
13 6 (1.79%) HBase
13 6 (1.79%) MariaDB
13 6 (1.79%) OLTP
13 6 (1.79%) OpenTSDB
13 6 (1.79%) Oracle OLAP
14 4 (1.19%) Relational Database
14 4 (1.19%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 99 (29.46%) Jenkins
2 89 (26.49%) Git (software)
3 44 (13.10%) Subversion
4 36 (10.71%) Vagrant
5 23 (6.85%) JIRA
6 21 (6.25%) Maven
7 15 (4.46%) Selenium
8 10 (2.98%) Cucumber
8 10 (2.98%) TeamCity
8 10 (2.98%) Travis CI
9 9 (2.68%) Bugzilla
9 9 (2.68%) Sonatype Nexus
9 9 (2.68%) Wercker
10 8 (2.38%) Gradle
10 8 (2.38%) JConsole
10 8 (2.38%) Trac
11 7 (2.08%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 6 (1.79%) Ant
13 4 (1.19%) GitLab
14 3 (0.89%) RSpec
General
1 59 (17.56%) Law
2 28 (8.33%) Finance
3 23 (6.85%) Telecoms
4 22 (6.55%) Marketing
5 16 (4.76%) Retail
6 10 (2.98%) Banking
6 10 (2.98%) Games
7 8 (2.38%) Publishing
8 6 (1.79%) Online Betting
9 3 (0.89%) German Language
9 3 (0.89%) Investment Banking
10 2 (0.60%) Billing
10 2 (0.60%) French Language
10 2 (0.60%) Military
10 2 (0.60%) Spanish Language
11 1 (0.30%) Advertising
11 1 (0.30%) Back Office
11 1 (0.30%) Front Office
11 1 (0.30%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 121 (36.01%) Administrator
2 107 (31.85%) Systems Administrator
3 82 (24.40%) Linux Engineer
4 81 (24.11%) Linux Administrator
5 73 (21.73%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 72 (21.43%) DevOps Engineer
7 68 (20.24%) Linux/Unix DevOps
8 45 (13.39%) Linux DevOps Engineer
9 26 (7.74%) Linux Systems Engineer
10 23 (6.85%) DevOps Administrator
10 23 (6.85%) Systems Engineer
11 20 (5.95%) DevOps Systems Engineer
11 20 (5.95%) Linux DevOps Administrator
12 18 (5.36%) Consultant
13 17 (5.06%) Senior DevOps Engineer
14 16 (4.76%) Senior Linux Engineer
14 16 (4.76%) VMWare Administrator
15 15 (4.46%) Developer
15 15 (4.46%) Infrastructure Engineer
16 13 (3.87%) Senior Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 98 (29.17%) LAMP
2 31 (9.23%) Web Services
3 28 (8.33%) LEMP Stack
4 26 (7.74%) RabbitMQ
5 21 (6.25%) XML
6 18 (5.36%) JSON
7 17 (5.06%) CSS
8 16 (4.76%) HTML
9 14 (4.17%) AngularJS
10 13 (3.87%) Kafka
10 13 (3.87%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 11 (3.27%) libvirt
12 10 (2.98%) ActiveMQ
12 10 (2.98%) HornetQ
12 10 (2.98%) Middleware
12 10 (2.98%) REST
13 9 (2.68%) JMX
14 8 (2.38%) WebSockets
15 7 (2.08%) CSS3
15 7 (2.08%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 38 (11.31%) Data Centre
2 27 (8.04%) Private Cloud
3 14 (4.17%) Fintech
4 12 (3.57%) Computer Science
5 10 (2.98%) Analytical Skills
5 10 (2.98%) PKI
5 10 (2.98%) Replication
6 9 (2.68%) Mobile App
7 6 (1.79%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 6 (1.79%) Online Games
8 5 (1.49%) Algorithms
8 5 (1.49%) Clustering
8 5 (1.49%) Data Structures
8 5 (1.49%) Hedge funds
8 5 (1.49%) Public Cloud
8 5 (1.49%) Wiki
9 4 (1.19%) iPad
9 4 (1.19%) Physics
10 3 (0.89%) Management Information System
10 3 (0.89%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 322 (95.83%) Linux
2 94 (27.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 91 (27.08%) Windows
4 72 (21.43%) CentOS
5 65 (19.35%) Unix
6 42 (12.50%) Windows Server
7 30 (8.93%) Debian
7 30 (8.93%) Solaris
8 27 (8.04%) Ubuntu
9 10 (2.98%) SUSE
9 10 (2.98%) Windows Server 2008
10 9 (2.68%) FreeBSD
11 8 (2.38%) Mac OS X
12 6 (1.79%) Android
12 6 (1.79%) Apple iOS
12 6 (1.79%) Fedora
12 6 (1.79%) Windows Server 2012
13 5 (1.49%) AIX
14 3 (0.89%) HPUX
14 3 (0.89%) OpenBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 161 (47.92%) DevOps
2 109 (32.44%) Agile Software Development
3 108 (32.14%) Configuration Management
4 64 (19.05%) Continuous Integration
5 51 (15.18%) Open Source
6 45 (13.39%) High Availability
7 39 (11.61%) E-Commerce
8 38 (11.31%) Continuous Delivery
9 25 (7.44%) Performance Tuning
10 22 (6.55%) ITIL
11 19 (5.65%) Disaster Recovery
12 18 (5.36%) Memory Management
12 18 (5.36%) Project Management
13 17 (5.06%) Load Balancing
14 14 (4.17%) Migration
14 14 (4.17%) SOA
15 13 (3.87%) Kanban
16 12 (3.57%) Mentoring
16 12 (3.57%) Service Delivery
16 12 (3.57%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 185 (55.06%) Python
2 181 (53.87%) Bash Shell
3 106 (31.55%) Perl
4 91 (27.08%) Java
5 85 (25.30%) Ruby
6 62 (18.45%) SQL
7 57 (16.96%) Shell Script
8 37 (11.01%) PHP
9 26 (7.74%) JavaScript
10 12 (3.57%) PowerShell
11 10 (2.98%) AWK
12 8 (2.38%) C
13 4 (1.19%) T-SQL
14 3 (0.89%) Tcl
15 2 (0.60%) C++
15 2 (0.60%) Korn
15 2 (0.60%) sed
16 1 (0.30%) C#
16 1 (0.30%) Clojure
16 1 (0.30%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 22 (6.55%) Degree
2 18 (5.36%) Cisco Certification
3 15 (4.46%) Security Cleared
4 12 (3.57%) CCNA
4 12 (3.57%) SC Cleared
5 9 (2.68%) CCNP
5 9 (2.68%) RHCE
6 6 (1.79%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 5 (1.49%) Microsoft Certification
7 5 (1.49%) PMI Certification
7 5 (1.49%) PMP
8 4 (1.19%) DV Cleared
8 4 (1.19%) LPIC
9 3 (0.89%) CCDE
9 3 (0.89%) CCIE
9 3 (0.89%) CCSP
9 3 (0.89%) CEH
9 3 (0.89%) ECSA
9 3 (0.89%) MCSE
10 2 (0.60%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (6.85%) QA
2 11 (3.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (1.49%) COBIT
3 5 (1.49%) ISO 14001
3 5 (1.49%) PCI DSS
4 4 (1.19%) DICOM
4 4 (1.19%) HL7
5 3 (0.89%) SLA
System Software
1 222 (66.07%) VMware Infrastructure
2 145 (43.15%) Xen
3 98 (29.17%) Docker
4 30 (8.93%) Hyper-V
4 30 (8.93%) NFS
5 27 (8.04%) Active Directory
6 22 (6.55%) iptables
6 22 (6.55%) vSphere
6 22 (6.55%) XenServer
7 19 (5.65%) VirtualBox
8 17 (5.06%) QEMU
9 16 (4.76%) Samba
10 13 (3.87%) LXC
11 12 (3.57%) Postfix
12 11 (3.27%) Oracle RAC
12 11 (3.27%) RHEV
13 10 (2.98%) vCloud
13 10 (2.98%) VMware ESXi
14 9 (2.68%) Snort
14 9 (2.68%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 206 (61.31%) Puppet
2 170 (50.60%) Opscode Chef
3 128 (38.10%) Ansible
4 72 (21.43%) Nagios
5 24 (7.14%) Zenoss
6 22 (6.55%) Cacti
7 20 (5.95%) Salt
8 19 (5.65%) Munin
8 19 (5.65%) ZABBIX
9 18 (5.36%) CFEngine
10 15 (4.46%) vRealize
11 14 (4.17%) Graphite
12 13 (3.87%) Kubernetes
13 12 (3.57%) Mesos
14 11 (3.27%) Cobbler
14 11 (3.27%) OpenNMS
15 10 (2.98%) Kibana
16 9 (2.68%) SCCM
17 8 (2.38%) Hadoop YARN
17 8 (2.38%) yum
Vendors
1 231 (68.75%) VMware
2 91 (27.08%) Red Hat
3 52 (15.48%) Cisco
4 42 (12.50%) Microsoft
5 35 (10.42%) Oracle
6 23 (6.85%) Citrix
7 19 (5.65%) NetApp
8 15 (4.46%) EMC
8 15 (4.46%) Percona
9 10 (2.98%) Intel
9 10 (2.98%) Juniper
10 9 (2.68%) Google
10 9 (2.68%) HP
10 9 (2.68%) IBM
11 8 (2.38%) Splunk
12 7 (2.08%) F5
12 7 (2.08%) Rackspace
12 7 (2.08%) SaltStack
13 6 (1.79%) Apple
13 6 (1.79%) Dell
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
First Point
Salary: £60000.00 - £80000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
South East London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum, Benefits Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Oracle Corporation UK Ltd
Salary: Excellent salary and benefits are on offer
Posted: Yesterday
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum Great Bens and fantastic onsite faci
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Bens
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + bonus, benefits + training
Posted: 5 days ago
Harrow, Middlesex
IDPP
Salary: Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum, Benefits 10% bonus and other benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + bonus & benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Bath, Avon
Eden Lea UK Limited
Salary: From £27,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Erin Associates
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + + excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Somerset
ITR
Salary: £70000.00 - £75000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
North West London
Talent Point
Salary: £50000.00 - £70000.00 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
City of London
Talent Point
Salary: £35000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 27 days ago
England
People Source Consulting
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum + work from home
Posted: 18 days ago
City of London
Quant Capital
Salary: £80,000 + bonus
Posted: 27 days ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £28,000 to £35,000 per annum to £35k + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago