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 21 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Kernel-Based Virtual Machine (KVM)
Rank 677 704 804
Rank change year-on-year
+27 +100
Permanent jobs citing KVM 226 242 91
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.20% 0.20% 0.082%
As % of the System Software category 1.72% 1.97% 0.84%
Number of salaries quoted 132 185 73
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £87,500 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £44,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -12.00%

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
13159 12296 10896
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 11.82% 10.16% 9.81%
Number of salaries quoted 10813 10296 9104
Average salary £41,500 £41,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.21% -1.20%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £26,000
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 21 April 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 21 April 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 +37 218 £50,000 +2.56% 26
London +18 93 £65,000 +23.80% 11
South East +17 59 £40,000 -9.09% 6
Berkshire -7 25 £33,500 -23.86% 3
South West +6 22 £42,500 - 5
Reading 0 22 £33,000 -26.25% 2
East Sussex +5 20 £40,000 -
Brighton +2 19 £40,000 -
East of England -4 19 £47,500 +8.57% 2
Cambridgeshire +27 17 £60,000 -5.88% 1
Cambridge +20 17 £60,000 -5.88% 1
Bristol - 16 £41,250 - 4
North West +21 15 £36,250 - 1
Manchester +16 13 - -
Surrey +20 7 £37,000 -35.65% 2
City of London +21 6 £50,000 -4.76% 5
Dorset - 5 £42,500 -
Bournemouth - 5 £42,500 -
Oxfordshire +16 4 £55,000 +4.76% 1
Yorkshire +7 4 £50,000 -37.50% 1
Oxford - 4 £55,000 - 1
Guildford - 3 £23,600 - 1
Horsham - 3 £29,000 -
West Sussex - 3 £29,000 -
South Yorkshire - 2 £50,000 -
Lancashire - 2 £36,250 -
North Yorkshire - 2 - - 1
Burnley - 2 £36,250 -
Sheffield - 2 £50,000 -
Woking - 2 £34,000 -

KVM
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 April 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.

1 288 (82.76%) Linux
2 242 (69.54%) VMware
3 232 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 133 (38.22%) Windows
5 131 (37.64%) Xen
6 128 (36.78%) MySQL
6 128 (36.78%) Python
7 117 (33.62%) Apache
8 115 (33.05%) Red Hat
8 115 (33.05%) Puppet
9 107 (30.75%) Cisco
10 104 (29.89%) Perl
10 104 (29.89%) Amazon AWS
11 94 (27.01%) Oracle
12 92 (26.44%) Agile Software Development
13 88 (25.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 87 (25.00%) Hyper-V
15 85 (24.43%) Java
16 82 (23.56%) Bash Shell
17 79 (22.70%) SAN
18 78 (22.41%) NetApp
19 77 (22.13%) Solaris
20 76 (21.84%) HTTP
20 76 (21.84%) SQL Server
21 74 (21.26%) EMC
21 74 (21.26%) IBM
22 72 (20.69%) Opscode Chef
22 72 (20.69%) DevOps
23 71 (20.40%) Ubuntu
24 70 (20.11%) Finance

KVM
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 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
1 117 (33.62%) Apache
2 65 (18.68%) WebSphere
3 60 (17.24%) IIS
4 57 (16.38%) Tomcat
5 55 (15.80%) nginx
6 53 (15.23%) OpenStack
7 39 (11.21%) WebLogic
8 32 (9.20%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 30 (8.62%) Oracle Coherence
10 20 (5.75%) Elasticsearch
11 19 (5.46%) Apache Solr
12 8 (2.30%) JBoss
13 5 (1.44%) MS Exchange
14 3 (0.86%) CloudStack
15 2 (0.57%) Exchange Server 2013
15 2 (0.57%) Drupal
16 1 (0.29%) Jetty
16 1 (0.29%) Exchange Server 2007
16 1 (0.29%) CMS
Applications
1 27 (7.76%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.29%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 11 (3.16%) RMDS
2 2 (0.57%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 104 (29.89%) Amazon AWS
2 36 (10.34%) Cloud Computing
3 28 (8.05%) PaaS
4 24 (6.90%) Amazon EC2
5 23 (6.61%) SaaS
5 23 (6.61%) IaaS
6 22 (6.32%) Microsoft Azure
7 15 (4.31%) Route 53
8 11 (3.16%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 10 (2.87%) Google Cloud Platform
10 9 (2.59%) AWS CloudFormation
11 7 (2.01%) HP Helion
11 7 (2.01%) Google App Engine
12 6 (1.72%) SoftLayer
13 2 (0.57%) Amazon S3
13 2 (0.57%) GitHub
13 2 (0.57%) OpenShift
14 1 (0.29%) Responsys
14 1 (0.29%) Amazon ELB
14 1 (0.29%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 79 (22.70%) SAN
2 76 (21.84%) HTTP
3 66 (18.97%) Firewall
4 54 (15.52%) VPN
5 52 (14.94%) DNS
6 46 (13.22%) TCP/IP
7 40 (11.49%) NAS
8 36 (10.34%) iSCSI
9 35 (10.06%) LAN
9 35 (10.06%) WAN
10 30 (8.62%) FCoE
10 30 (8.62%) Fibre Channel
10 30 (8.62%) Multicast
11 26 (7.47%) BGP
12 21 (6.03%) MPLS
13 20 (5.75%) SMTP
14 18 (5.17%) OpenVPN
15 17 (4.89%) Internet
16 16 (4.60%) OSPF
16 16 (4.60%) PPTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 128 (36.78%) MySQL
2 76 (21.84%) SQL Server
3 48 (13.79%) PostgreSQL
4 46 (13.22%) Relational Database
5 37 (10.63%) Oracle Database
5 37 (10.63%) MongoDB
6 34 (9.77%) DB2
7 30 (8.62%) Oracle Exadata
7 30 (8.62%) RDBMS
8 20 (5.75%) MariaDB
9 19 (5.46%) Hadoop
9 19 (5.46%) Data Warehouse
10 11 (3.16%) HBase
11 8 (2.30%) NoSQL
12 6 (1.72%) Big Data
12 6 (1.72%) Apache Cassandra
13 5 (1.44%) CouchDB
13 5 (1.44%) Neo4j
14 3 (0.86%) SQL Server 2008
14 3 (0.86%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 59 (16.95%) Jenkins
2 57 (16.38%) Git (software)
3 36 (10.34%) Subversion
4 29 (8.33%) Maven
5 16 (4.60%) Artifactory
5 16 (4.60%) Hudson
6 15 (4.31%) TeamCity
7 9 (2.59%) Ant
8 8 (2.30%) Oracle Forms
8 8 (2.30%) LLVM
8 8 (2.30%) GCC
8 8 (2.30%) Gradle
9 7 (2.01%) Selenium
10 5 (1.44%) Bugzilla
11 2 (0.57%) CMake
12 1 (0.29%) Redmine
12 1 (0.29%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 70 (20.11%) Finance
2 51 (14.66%) Telecoms
3 30 (8.62%) Marketing
4 12 (3.45%) Automotive
5 9 (2.59%) Electronics
6 7 (2.01%) Legal
7 6 (1.72%) Retail
8 5 (1.44%) Manufacturing
8 5 (1.44%) Games
8 5 (1.44%) Banking
9 3 (0.86%) Local Government
9 3 (0.86%) Music Industry
10 1 (0.29%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 84 (24.14%) Administrator
2 82 (23.56%) Architect
3 81 (23.28%) Systems Administrator
4 72 (20.69%) Infrastructure Architect
5 60 (17.24%) Solutions Architect
6 59 (16.95%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
7 50 (14.37%) Linux Administrator
8 47 (13.51%) Linux Engineer
8 47 (13.51%) Linux Systems Administrator
9 34 (9.77%) Systems Engineer
10 26 (7.47%) Senior Manager
10 26 (7.47%) DevOps Engineer
11 22 (6.32%) Linux DevOps Engineer
12 21 (6.03%) Software Engineer
13 20 (5.75%) Consultant
13 20 (5.75%) Marketing Manager
14 19 (5.46%) Lead Solutions Architect
14 19 (5.46%) Lead Architect
15 17 (4.89%) Support Engineer
16 16 (4.60%) Linux Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 66 (18.97%) Middleware
2 44 (12.64%) Web Services
3 30 (8.62%) WebSphere MQ
4 22 (6.32%) LAMP
5 19 (5.46%) HTML
6 17 (4.89%) .NET
7 15 (4.31%) ASP.NET
7 15 (4.31%) XML
7 15 (4.31%) Ruby on Rails
8 11 (3.16%) XSLT
8 11 (3.16%) Rendezvous
9 8 (2.30%) REST
10 7 (2.01%) HTML5
11 6 (1.72%) CGI
12 5 (1.44%) POSIX
12 5 (1.44%) Django
13 3 (0.86%) RESTful
13 3 (0.86%) RabbitMQ
13 3 (0.86%) SOAP
13 3 (0.86%) Lucene
Miscellaneous
1 41 (11.78%) Computer Science
2 33 (9.48%) Open Source
3 30 (8.62%) FlexPod
3 30 (8.62%) Public Cloud
4 28 (8.05%) Replication
5 24 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
6 15 (4.31%) Blackberry
7 13 (3.74%) Management Information System
7 13 (3.74%) Clustering
7 13 (3.74%) Private Cloud
8 12 (3.45%) BBC
9 11 (3.16%) Data Structures
10 10 (2.87%) Enterprise Cloud
11 8 (2.30%) Enterprise Storage
11 8 (2.30%) Mathematics
12 7 (2.01%) Physics
13 6 (1.72%) Statistics
14 5 (1.44%) Informatics
14 5 (1.44%) Artificial Intelligence
14 5 (1.44%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 288 (82.76%) Linux
2 133 (38.22%) Windows
3 88 (25.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 77 (22.13%) Solaris
5 71 (20.40%) Ubuntu
6 56 (16.09%) Debian
6 56 (16.09%) UNIX
7 44 (12.64%) CentOS
8 39 (11.21%) AIX
9 36 (10.34%) SUSE
10 33 (9.48%) HPUX
11 31 (8.91%) Windows Server 2008
12 30 (8.62%) zOS
12 30 (8.62%) OS/400
13 12 (3.45%) Amazon Linux
14 10 (2.87%) FreeBSD
15 9 (2.59%) Oracle Linux
16 4 (1.15%) OpenBSD
16 4 (1.15%) Fedora
16 4 (1.15%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 92 (26.44%) Agile Software Development
2 72 (20.69%) DevOps
3 39 (11.21%) Mentoring
4 38 (10.92%) Configuration Management
5 37 (10.63%) Load Balancing
5 37 (10.63%) Performance Tuning
6 31 (8.91%) Infrastructure Management
6 31 (8.91%) Coaching
7 30 (8.62%) Benchmarking
7 30 (8.62%) Business Continuity
8 24 (6.90%) Continuous Integration
9 23 (6.61%) Software Engineering
10 20 (5.75%) E-Commerce
11 17 (4.89%) Build Automation
12 16 (4.60%) Line Management
12 16 (4.60%) Continuous Delivery
13 15 (4.31%) ITIL
14 13 (3.74%) Project Management
14 13 (3.74%) Content Management
15 10 (2.87%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 128 (36.78%) Python
2 104 (29.89%) Perl
3 85 (24.43%) Java
4 82 (23.56%) Bash Shell
5 67 (19.25%) Ruby
6 46 (13.22%) PHP
7 37 (10.63%) Shell Script
8 24 (6.90%) JavaScript
9 21 (6.03%) SQL
10 15 (4.31%) C
10 15 (4.31%) PowerShell
11 7 (2.01%) Scala
11 7 (2.01%) Haskell
11 7 (2.01%) Clojure
12 6 (1.72%) C++
13 5 (1.44%) R
13 5 (1.44%) Golang
14 4 (1.15%) C#
15 3 (0.86%) T-SQL
16 2 (0.57%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 48 (13.79%) Degree
2 18 (5.17%) RHCE
3 14 (4.02%) Security Cleared
4 12 (3.45%) Cisco Certification
5 11 (3.16%) CCNA
6 6 (1.72%) RHCSA
7 5 (1.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 4 (1.15%) SC Cleared
8 4 (1.15%) DV Cleared
9 3 (0.86%) LPIC
10 2 (0.57%) MCITP
10 2 (0.57%) MCSE
10 2 (0.57%) MCSA
10 2 (0.57%) Microsoft Certification
11 1 (0.29%) MySQL Certification
11 1 (0.29%) IC3 Certification
11 1 (0.29%) VCP5
11 1 (0.29%) CCIE
11 1 (0.29%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (10.92%) QA
2 8 (2.30%) SLA
3 7 (2.01%) COBIT
4 6 (1.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 5 (1.44%) ISO 14001
6 1 (0.29%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 232 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 131 (37.64%) Xen
3 87 (25.00%) Hyper-V
4 35 (10.06%) NFS
5 30 (8.62%) SRDF
6 26 (7.47%) GlusterFS
7 23 (6.61%) Varnish
8 21 (6.03%) XenServer
9 18 (5.17%) Samba
9 18 (5.17%) Docker
10 16 (4.60%) LXC
10 16 (4.60%) Active Directory
11 14 (4.02%) Oracle RAC
12 11 (3.16%) QEMU
13 9 (2.59%) Ceph
14 8 (2.30%) VirtualBox
14 8 (2.30%) iptables
15 6 (1.72%) VMware ESX
15 6 (1.72%) vSphere
16 5 (1.44%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 115 (33.05%) Puppet
2 72 (20.69%) Opscode Chef
3 52 (14.94%) Nagios
4 36 (10.34%) Tivoli
5 30 (8.62%) Graphite
6 27 (7.76%) ZABBIX
7 24 (6.90%) HAProxy
8 21 (6.03%) logstash
9 19 (5.46%) Kibana
10 16 (4.60%) StatsD
11 14 (4.02%) Ansible
12 9 (2.59%) Vagrant
13 8 (2.30%) Salt
14 7 (2.01%) Cobbler
14 7 (2.01%) cPanel
14 7 (2.01%) Webmin
14 7 (2.01%) Plesk
15 6 (1.72%) Cacti
15 6 (1.72%) Tivoli Storage Manager
15 6 (1.72%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 242 (69.54%) VMware
2 115 (33.05%) Red Hat
3 107 (30.75%) Cisco
4 94 (27.01%) Oracle
5 78 (22.41%) NetApp
6 74 (21.26%) EMC
6 74 (21.26%) IBM
7 68 (19.54%) HP
8 64 (18.39%) Microsoft
9 59 (16.95%) Juniper
10 33 (9.48%) BMC
10 33 (9.48%) Brocade
11 31 (8.91%) CheckPoint
12 30 (8.62%) Symantec
12 30 (8.62%) CA
12 30 (8.62%) Intel
13 28 (8.05%) Google
14 23 (6.61%) Dell
15 22 (6.32%) Rackspace
16 19 (5.46%) Citrix
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Posted: 1 hour ago
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Bristol, Avon
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Salary: Competitive
Posted: 8 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
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Salary: £20000 - £27200 per annum + Package
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: to £55k + stock options
Posted: Yesterday
London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £100,000 per annum Bonus and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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City, London
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Salary: Attractive Basic + Bens
Posted: 4 days ago
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Posted: 5 days ago
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Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
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OHO Group
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum, Benefits: Excellent Benefits & Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Gloucestershire
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Salary: £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
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Salary: Competitive + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
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Salary: Highly Competitive
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
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