The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the System Software category.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Kernel-Based Virtual Machine (KVM)
Rank 662 794 810
Rank change year-on-year
+132 +16
Permanent jobs citing KVM 245 97 97
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.21% 0.088% 0.078%
As % of the System Software category 2.06% 0.91% 0.90%
Number of salaries quoted 187 78 78
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £50,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
-12.00% +31.57%
System Software Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
11887 10609 10768
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 9.99% 9.60% 8.64%
Number of salaries quoted 9959 8858 9295
Average salary £41,500 £41,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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 24 April 2014 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 24 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England +97 233 £47,500 -5.00% 8
London +27 118 £52,500 +5.00% 4
East of England +19 56 £45,000 -7.21% 1
South East +9 44 £43,000 -14.00% 1
Berkshire +38 34 £44,000 +633.33% 1
Suffolk - 30 £35,000 -
Ipswich - 26 £35,000 -
Hertfordshire +9 14 £45,000 -7.21%
Reading +2 11 £44,500 +27.14%
Slough - 11 £40,000 - 1
City of London -7 10 £52,500 - 1
Cambridgeshire +18 8 £63,750 - 1
Cambridge +13 8 £63,750 - 1
Hemel Hempstead - 8 £52,500 -
East Midlands - 6 £24,000 -
Maidenhead - 5 £67,500 -
Nottinghamshire - 5 £24,000 -
Nottingham - 5 £24,000 -
East Sussex - 4 £40,000 -
Brighton - 4 £40,000 -
Gloucestershire - 4 - -
South West - 4 - - 1
Welwyn Garden City +16 3 - -
Wokingham - 3 £47,500 -
Watford - 3 £40,000 -
Newbury - 3 £44,000 -
Cheshire +11 2 - - 1
Manchester +4 2 - -
North West +4 2 - - 1
Oxfordshire -10 2 £52,500 +4.47%

KVM
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, 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.

1 373 (86.95%) Linux
2 213 (49.65%) Puppet
3 187 (43.59%) VMware
4 179 (41.72%) Opscode Chef
5 175 (40.79%) Windows
6 171 (39.86%) VMware Infrastructure
7 167 (38.93%) MySQL
8 147 (34.27%) Python
9 144 (33.57%) UNIX
10 141 (32.87%) Apache
11 139 (32.40%) Perl
12 132 (30.77%) SAN
13 125 (29.14%) Red Hat
14 124 (28.90%) TCP/IP
15 110 (25.64%) Firewall
16 109 (25.41%) Bash Shell
17 102 (23.78%) Configuration Management
17 102 (23.78%) Java
18 98 (22.84%) CentOS
19 93 (21.68%) Ubuntu
20 91 (21.21%) DNS
21 89 (20.75%) VPN
22 88 (20.51%) Ruby
22 88 (20.51%) Xen
23 87 (20.28%) Agile Software Development
24 86 (20.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
25 84 (19.58%) Hyper-V
25 84 (19.58%) ITIL
25 84 (19.58%) Tomcat
26 81 (18.88%) Debian

KVM
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, 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
1 141 (32.87%) Apache
2 84 (19.58%) Tomcat
3 60 (13.99%) OpenStack
3 60 (13.99%) IIS
4 45 (10.49%) nginx
5 35 (8.16%) MS Exchange
6 27 (6.29%) Drupal
7 26 (6.06%) WebSphere
7 26 (6.06%) CloudStack
8 20 (4.66%) WebLogic
9 15 (3.50%) Exchange Server 2013
10 14 (3.26%) Apache Solr
11 13 (3.03%) Elasticsearch
12 12 (2.80%) Exchange Server 2003
12 12 (2.80%) Exchange Server 2007
13 8 (1.86%) SharePoint
14 7 (1.63%) Jetty
15 5 (1.17%) Lync
16 4 (0.93%) GlassFish
16 4 (0.93%) WordPress
Applications
1 41 (9.56%) MS Excel
2 10 (2.33%) MS Visio
3 9 (2.10%) MS Office
4 1 (0.23%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 12 (2.80%) Summit
2 1 (0.23%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 64 (14.92%) Amazon AWS
2 36 (8.39%) Cloud Computing
3 26 (6.06%) IaaS
4 20 (4.66%) Amazon EC2
5 16 (3.73%) SaaS
6 15 (3.50%) Microsoft Azure
7 14 (3.26%) PaaS
8 7 (1.63%) GitHub
8 7 (1.63%) Google Apps
9 6 (1.40%) Rackspace Cloud
9 6 (1.40%) Amazon S3
10 1 (0.23%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 132 (30.77%) SAN
2 124 (28.90%) TCP/IP
3 110 (25.64%) Firewall
4 91 (21.21%) DNS
5 89 (20.75%) VPN
6 53 (12.35%) Reverse Proxy
7 38 (8.86%) LDAP
8 33 (7.69%) Internet
9 30 (6.99%) HTTP
10 26 (6.06%) NAS
11 22 (5.13%) DHCP
12 19 (4.43%) Network Security
13 18 (4.20%) BIG-IP
14 15 (3.50%) SSL
15 14 (3.26%) SMTP
15 14 (3.26%) VoIP
16 12 (2.80%) VRRP
16 12 (2.80%) SNMP
17 10 (2.33%) iSCSI
17 10 (2.33%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 167 (38.93%) MySQL
2 61 (14.22%) MongoDB
3 54 (12.59%) PostgreSQL
4 50 (11.66%) SQL Server
5 43 (10.02%) NoSQL
6 18 (4.20%) Redis
7 17 (3.96%) Hadoop
8 14 (3.26%) Oracle Database
9 11 (2.56%) Relational Database
10 9 (2.10%) RDBMS
11 6 (1.40%) DB2
12 3 (0.70%) Oracle Database 10g
12 3 (0.70%) Informix
12 3 (0.70%) Oracle Exadata
12 3 (0.70%) Oracle Database 11g
13 2 (0.47%) SQL Server 2008
14 1 (0.23%) Data Warehouse
14 1 (0.23%) HBase
14 1 (0.23%) Apache Cassandra
14 1 (0.23%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 55 (12.82%) Git (software)
2 52 (12.12%) Jenkins
3 45 (10.49%) Subversion
4 22 (5.13%) Bitbucket
5 18 (4.20%) JIRA
6 13 (3.03%) TeamCity
7 6 (1.40%) Mercurial
7 6 (1.40%) Maven
8 3 (0.70%) Juju
9 2 (0.47%) Trac
9 2 (0.47%) Artifactory
9 2 (0.47%) Hudson
General
1 38 (8.86%) Finance
2 27 (6.29%) Games
3 22 (5.13%) Telecoms
4 18 (4.20%) Law
5 11 (2.56%) Financial Institution
5 11 (2.56%) Music Industry
6 5 (1.17%) Back Office
6 5 (1.17%) Marketing
7 4 (0.93%) Advertising
7 4 (0.93%) Billing
8 3 (0.70%) Banking
9 1 (0.23%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 178 (41.49%) Administrator
2 153 (35.66%) Systems Administrator
3 148 (34.50%) Linux Administrator
4 128 (29.84%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 45 (10.49%) Linux Engineer
6 44 (10.26%) DevOps Engineer
7 31 (7.23%) Developer
8 28 (6.53%) Senior Systems Administrator
9 27 (6.29%) Architect
10 25 (5.83%) Systems Engineer
11 21 (4.90%) Consultant
11 21 (4.90%) Senior Linux Administrator
11 21 (4.90%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
12 20 (4.66%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 13 (3.03%) UNIX Administrator
13 13 (3.03%) Operations Engineer
13 13 (3.03%) Web Engineer
14 12 (2.80%) Senior Linux Engineer
15 11 (2.56%) UNIX Systems Administrator
16 9 (2.10%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 75 (17.48%) Web Services
2 65 (15.15%) LAMP
3 40 (9.32%) XML
4 32 (7.46%) .NET
5 29 (6.76%) ASP.NET
6 23 (5.36%) REST
7 18 (4.20%) JSON
8 17 (3.96%) Django
9 9 (2.10%) WebSphere MQ
10 8 (1.86%) J2EE
11 7 (1.63%) MCollective
11 7 (1.63%) Ruby on Rails
12 5 (1.17%) RESTful
13 4 (0.93%) Java EE
13 4 (0.93%) Middleware
14 3 (0.70%) jQuery
14 3 (0.70%) Ajax
15 2 (0.47%) Java SE
15 2 (0.47%) HornetQ
15 2 (0.47%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 68 (15.85%) Open Source
2 67 (15.62%) Clustering
3 51 (11.89%) Replication
4 46 (10.72%) Computer Science
5 17 (3.96%) Mobile App
6 16 (3.73%) Digital Media
7 12 (2.80%) Mathematics
8 11 (2.56%) Firmware
8 11 (2.56%) Blackberry
9 9 (2.10%) Hedge funds
10 8 (1.86%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 7 (1.63%) Blog
12 6 (1.40%) Online Games
12 6 (1.40%) Enterprise Storage
12 6 (1.40%) iPad
13 5 (1.17%) DTV
14 3 (0.70%) Mobile Games
14 3 (0.70%) FlexPod
14 3 (0.70%) Symmetrix DMX
14 3 (0.70%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 373 (86.95%) Linux
2 175 (40.79%) Windows
3 144 (33.57%) UNIX
4 98 (22.84%) CentOS
5 93 (21.68%) Ubuntu
6 86 (20.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 81 (18.88%) Debian
8 43 (10.02%) Solaris
9 32 (7.46%) Windows Server 2008
10 28 (6.53%) FreeBSD
11 27 (6.29%) SUSE
12 20 (4.66%) AIX
13 12 (2.80%) OpenBSD
14 8 (1.86%) Windows Server 2012
15 5 (1.17%) HPUX
16 4 (0.93%) Windows NT
16 4 (0.93%) Windows Server 2003
17 3 (0.70%) Mac OS X
17 3 (0.70%) zOS
17 3 (0.70%) OS/400
Processes & Methodologies
1 102 (23.78%) Configuration Management
2 87 (20.28%) Agile Software Development
3 84 (19.58%) ITIL
4 41 (9.56%) Continuous Integration
5 37 (8.62%) Performance Tuning
5 37 (8.62%) Release Management
6 33 (7.69%) E-Commerce
7 31 (7.23%) Disaster Recovery
8 30 (6.99%) Scrum
9 27 (6.29%) Service Management
9 27 (6.29%) OO
9 27 (6.29%) Load Balancing
10 23 (5.36%) Performance Analysis
11 22 (5.13%) Network Monitoring
11 22 (5.13%) Software Engineering
11 22 (5.13%) Identity Management
12 19 (4.43%) High Availability
12 19 (4.43%) Product Management
13 17 (3.96%) OOP
14 15 (3.50%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 147 (34.27%) Python
2 139 (32.40%) Perl
3 109 (25.41%) Bash Shell
4 102 (23.78%) Java
5 88 (20.51%) Ruby
6 77 (17.95%) SQL
7 76 (17.72%) PHP
8 71 (16.55%) Shell Script
9 55 (12.82%) PowerShell
10 24 (5.59%) C
11 10 (2.33%) C++
12 8 (1.86%) AWK
13 4 (0.93%) VB
14 3 (0.70%) JavaScript
15 2 (0.47%) Groovy
15 2 (0.47%) Assembly Language
16 1 (0.23%) Korn
Qualifications
1 66 (15.38%) Degree
2 39 (9.09%) RHCE
2 39 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
3 35 (8.16%) CCNA
4 23 (5.36%) Microsoft Certification
4 23 (5.36%) Sun Certification
5 22 (5.13%) ITIL Certification
5 22 (5.13%) CCNP
6 19 (4.43%) MCSE
7 16 (3.73%) LPIC
7 16 (3.73%) Linux+ Certification
8 3 (0.70%) MCSA
9 2 (0.47%) MCITP
9 2 (0.47%) CCDE
9 2 (0.47%) SC Cleared
9 2 (0.47%) Security Cleared
9 2 (0.47%) VCDX
9 2 (0.47%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 2 (0.47%) CCDA
9 2 (0.47%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (5.83%) QA
2 13 (3.03%) PCI DSS
3 8 (1.86%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 5 (1.17%) SLA
System Software
1 171 (39.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 88 (20.51%) Xen
3 84 (19.58%) Hyper-V
4 74 (17.25%) VMware ESXi
5 70 (16.32%) Active Directory
6 36 (8.39%) Varnish
7 31 (7.23%) NFS
8 26 (6.06%) Postfix
9 25 (5.83%) XenServer
10 24 (5.59%) Sendmail
10 24 (5.59%) RHEV
11 22 (5.13%) vSphere
11 22 (5.13%) Samba
12 8 (1.86%) vCloud
12 8 (1.86%) ISA Server
13 6 (1.40%) XenApp
13 6 (1.40%) VirtualBox
14 5 (1.17%) Snort
15 4 (0.93%) XenDesktop
15 4 (0.93%) QEMU
Systems Management
1 213 (49.65%) Puppet
2 179 (41.72%) Opscode Chef
3 62 (14.45%) Nagios
4 45 (10.49%) HAProxy
5 39 (9.09%) Vagrant
6 31 (7.23%) ZABBIX
7 30 (6.99%) StatsD
8 17 (3.96%) collectd
9 13 (3.03%) SCCM
9 13 (3.03%) SCOM
10 12 (2.80%) CFEngine
11 11 (2.56%) Cobbler
12 10 (2.33%) Cacti
13 9 (2.10%) Plesk
13 9 (2.10%) Ansible
14 8 (1.86%) ARCserve
15 6 (1.40%) Ganglia
16 4 (0.93%) Tivoli
17 3 (0.70%) HP Data Protector
18 1 (0.23%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 187 (43.59%) VMware
2 125 (29.14%) Red Hat
3 62 (14.45%) Cisco
4 54 (12.59%) Microsoft
5 50 (11.66%) HP
6 40 (9.32%) Oracle
7 34 (7.93%) NetApp
8 26 (6.06%) JBoss
9 25 (5.83%) Rackspace
10 21 (4.90%) Juniper
10 21 (4.90%) Sun
11 19 (4.43%) IBM
12 18 (4.20%) Dell
12 18 (4.20%) EMC
13 16 (3.73%) Citrix
14 13 (3.03%) F5
14 13 (3.03%) New Relic
14 13 (3.03%) Google
15 11 (2.56%) Apple
15 11 (2.56%) Sony
London
RBW Consulting
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
ThreePeople
Salary: £18000 - £24000 per annum + dep on experience
Posted: Yesterday
Slough, Berkshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: £42,000 per annum £42K Circa + Bonus + Bens + Package
Posted: Yesterday
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + 10% Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
UK
Hydrogen Group
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Bridge Noble
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 20 days ago
London
7digital
Salary: Attractive Basic + Share Options + Benefits
Posted: 21 days ago
Cheshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 23 days ago
Cambridge
ECM Selection Ltd
Salary: to £55k DOE
Posted: 30+ days ago