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 28 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Kernel-Based Virtual Machine (KVM)
Rank 695 719 710
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -9
Permanent jobs citing KVM 203 214 173
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.18% 0.18% 0.16%
As % of the System Software category 1.68% 1.69% 1.57%
Number of salaries quoted 123 158 149
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £40,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £87,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +21.42%

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
12094 12657 10990
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 11.02% 10.75% 10.09%
Number of salaries quoted 10057 10501 9380
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -3.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -1.31%

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 28 July 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 28 July 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 +43 203 £47,500 - 34
London -4 100 £57,500 +21.05% 16
South West +22 38 £42,500 - 3
South East +13 27 £46,250 +11.11% 6
Bristol - 27 £42,500 - 3
Yorkshire - 19 £40,000 - 2
Surrey +16 15 £57,500 +22.66% 3
West Yorkshire - 15 £39,000 - 2
North West +6 14 £34,000 +78.94% 2
Manchester +12 13 £34,000 +78.94% 2
Leatherhead +6 10 £55,000 +33.33% 1
City of London -1 10 £39,250 -10.28% 5
Leeds - 8 £40,000 - 2
Brighton +13 4 £45,000 +12.50%
East Sussex +4 4 £45,000 +12.50%
Dorset - 4 £42,500 -
Oxfordshire - 4 £47,500 - 3
Sheffield - 4 £95,000 -
Bournemouth - 4 £42,500 -
South Yorkshire - 4 £95,000 -
Reading -9 3 - -
East of England -11 3 £47,500 -13.63% 1
Berkshire -20 3 - -
Bradford - 3 £39,000 -
Chippenham - 3 £35,000 -
West Midlands - 3 £21,000 - 4
Wiltshire - 3 £35,000 -
Hertfordshire -4 2 £47,500 -17.39%
Faringdon - 2 £37,500 -
Guildford - 2 - - 1

KVM
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 July 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.

1 361 (83.18%) Linux
2 290 (66.82%) VMware
3 279 (64.29%) VMware Infrastructure
4 188 (43.32%) Windows
5 179 (41.24%) Xen
6 166 (38.25%) Agile Software Development
7 164 (37.79%) Apache
8 161 (37.10%) Python
9 153 (35.25%) Puppet
10 152 (35.02%) Amazon AWS
11 147 (33.87%) MySQL
11 147 (33.87%) Cisco
12 144 (33.18%) Oracle
13 141 (32.49%) Red Hat
14 138 (31.80%) Java
15 126 (29.03%) Data Centre
16 115 (26.50%) Firewall
16 115 (26.50%) Perl
17 114 (26.27%) Hyper-V
18 112 (25.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
19 105 (24.19%) SAN
20 103 (23.73%) Ubuntu
21 101 (23.27%) Git (software)
21 101 (23.27%) Solaris
22 100 (23.04%) Finance
23 98 (22.58%) DevOps
24 95 (21.89%) HTTP
25 92 (21.20%) Tomcat
26 91 (20.97%) NetApp
27 90 (20.74%) Bash Shell

KVM
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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
1 164 (37.79%) Apache
2 92 (21.20%) Tomcat
3 83 (19.12%) IIS
4 81 (18.66%) WebSphere
5 76 (17.51%) OpenStack
6 75 (17.28%) nginx
7 56 (12.90%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 51 (11.75%) Oracle Coherence
9 38 (8.76%) WebLogic
10 37 (8.53%) Elasticsearch
11 27 (6.22%) Apache Solr
12 13 (3.00%) MS Exchange
13 11 (2.53%) JBoss
14 8 (1.84%) Joomla!
14 8 (1.84%) WordPress
14 8 (1.84%) CloudStack
15 6 (1.38%) Drupal
16 5 (1.15%) PegaRULES
16 5 (1.15%) Node.js
16 5 (1.15%) Commerce Server
Applications
1 17 (3.92%) MS Excel
2 7 (1.61%) MS Visio
3 3 (0.69%) MS Office
4 1 (0.23%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 25 (5.76%) RMDS
2 3 (0.69%) Magento
3 2 (0.46%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 152 (35.02%) Amazon AWS
2 59 (13.59%) PaaS
3 49 (11.29%) Cloud Computing
4 37 (8.53%) IaaS
5 32 (7.37%) Microsoft Azure
6 29 (6.68%) Amazon EC2
7 27 (6.22%) SaaS
8 23 (5.30%) IBM PureFlex
9 20 (4.61%) Route 53
9 20 (4.61%) Google Cloud Platform
10 19 (4.38%) HP Helion
10 19 (4.38%) Google App Engine
11 9 (2.07%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 9 (2.07%) Amazon S3
12 8 (1.84%) Amazon Glacier
13 6 (1.38%) SoftLayer
14 5 (1.15%) Responsys
14 5 (1.15%) Taleo
14 5 (1.15%) Office 365
15 2 (0.46%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 115 (26.50%) Firewall
2 105 (24.19%) SAN
3 95 (21.89%) HTTP
4 84 (19.35%) DNS
5 73 (16.82%) TCP/IP
6 65 (14.98%) LAN
6 65 (14.98%) WAN
7 62 (14.29%) NAS
8 59 (13.59%) VPN
9 58 (13.36%) iSCSI
10 56 (12.90%) Fibre Channel
11 52 (11.98%) Multicast
12 51 (11.75%) FCoE
13 27 (6.22%) BGP
14 26 (5.99%) SMTP
15 24 (5.53%) LDAP
16 23 (5.30%) Network Security
17 22 (5.07%) MPLS
18 19 (4.38%) VLAN
19 18 (4.15%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 147 (33.87%) MySQL
2 69 (15.90%) SQL Server
3 55 (12.67%) Hadoop
4 51 (11.75%) MongoDB
5 49 (11.29%) PostgreSQL
6 44 (10.14%) Relational Database
7 41 (9.45%) Oracle Database
8 26 (5.99%) Data Warehouse
8 26 (5.99%) HBase
9 23 (5.30%) Oracle Exadata
9 23 (5.30%) RDBMS
9 23 (5.30%) DB2
10 17 (3.92%) MariaDB
11 15 (3.46%) Redis
12 12 (2.76%) Big Data
13 9 (2.07%) Amazon RDS
14 7 (1.61%) NoSQL
15 6 (1.38%) CouchDB
15 6 (1.38%) Apache Cassandra
16 5 (1.15%) Oracle OLAP
Development Applications
1 101 (23.27%) Git (software)
2 86 (19.82%) Jenkins
3 63 (14.52%) Subversion
4 39 (8.99%) Maven
5 27 (6.22%) Hudson
5 27 (6.22%) TeamCity
5 27 (6.22%) Ant
6 26 (5.99%) Gradle
6 26 (5.99%) Artifactory
7 17 (3.92%) Oracle Forms
8 13 (3.00%) JIRA
9 11 (2.53%) Selenium
10 7 (1.61%) LLVM
10 7 (1.61%) GCC
11 4 (0.92%) Bugzilla
11 4 (0.92%) Mercurial
12 2 (0.46%) CMake
13 1 (0.23%) Redmine
General
1 100 (23.04%) Finance
2 45 (10.37%) Telecoms
3 29 (6.68%) Marketing
4 26 (5.99%) Automotive
5 19 (4.38%) Electronics
6 9 (2.07%) Games
7 4 (0.92%) Legal
7 4 (0.92%) Manufacturing
8 3 (0.69%) Retail
9 2 (0.46%) Billing
9 2 (0.46%) Banking
9 2 (0.46%) Local Government
10 1 (0.23%) Military
10 1 (0.23%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 121 (27.88%) Administrator
2 110 (25.35%) Systems Administrator
3 89 (20.51%) Architect
4 78 (17.97%) Infrastructure Architect
5 76 (17.51%) Solutions Architect
6 75 (17.28%) Linux Administrator
7 74 (17.05%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
8 68 (15.67%) Linux Systems Administrator
9 40 (9.22%) Software Engineer
10 36 (8.29%) Linux Engineer
11 35 (8.06%) Senior Manager
11 35 (8.06%) DevOps Engineer
12 33 (7.60%) Systems Engineer
13 31 (7.14%) Lead Architect
14 28 (6.45%) Principal Engineer
14 28 (6.45%) Lead Solutions Architect
15 26 (5.99%) Principal Software Engineer
16 25 (5.76%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
16 25 (5.76%) Technical Solutions Architect
16 25 (5.76%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 82 (18.89%) Middleware
2 67 (15.44%) Web Services
3 55 (12.67%) LAMP
4 37 (8.53%) HTML
5 31 (7.14%) XML
6 30 (6.91%) XSLT
7 26 (5.99%) .NET
7 26 (5.99%) ASP.NET
8 25 (5.76%) Ultra Messaging
8 25 (5.76%) Rendezvous
9 23 (5.30%) WebSphere Message Broker
9 23 (5.30%) WebSphere MQ
10 15 (3.46%) CGI
11 12 (2.76%) HTML5
12 10 (2.30%) REST
12 10 (2.30%) Ruby on Rails
13 8 (1.84%) CSS
13 8 (1.84%) jQuery
14 7 (1.61%) MCollective
15 6 (1.38%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 126 (29.03%) Data Centre
2 47 (10.83%) Computer Science
3 46 (10.60%) Analytical Skills
4 34 (7.83%) Public Cloud
5 26 (5.99%) Blackberry
5 26 (5.99%) BBC
5 26 (5.99%) Management Information System
6 23 (5.30%) FlexPod
7 21 (4.84%) Clustering
8 13 (3.00%) Replication
9 10 (2.30%) Statistics
9 10 (2.30%) Private Cloud
9 10 (2.30%) Enterprise Cloud
10 8 (1.84%) Mathematics
10 8 (1.84%) Mobile App
11 6 (1.38%) Social Media
11 6 (1.38%) Digital Media
11 6 (1.38%) Enterprise Storage
12 5 (1.15%) Algorithms
12 5 (1.15%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 361 (83.18%) Linux
2 188 (43.32%) Windows
3 112 (25.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 103 (23.73%) Ubuntu
5 101 (23.27%) Solaris
6 70 (16.13%) UNIX
6 70 (16.13%) Debian
7 67 (15.44%) CentOS
8 41 (9.45%) Windows Server 2008
9 38 (8.76%) AIX
10 32 (7.37%) HPUX
11 31 (7.14%) SUSE
12 23 (5.30%) zOS
12 23 (5.30%) OS/400
13 22 (5.07%) Oracle Linux
14 10 (2.30%) Amazon Linux
15 9 (2.07%) Windows Server 2012
16 7 (1.61%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
17 4 (0.92%) Fedora
17 4 (0.92%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 166 (38.25%) Agile Software Development
2 98 (22.58%) DevOps
3 63 (14.52%) Performance Tuning
4 51 (11.75%) Benchmarking
5 50 (11.52%) Continuous Integration
6 49 (11.29%) Configuration Management
7 46 (10.60%) Mentoring
8 41 (9.45%) Software Engineering
9 40 (9.22%) Server Building
10 39 (8.99%) Load Balancing
11 32 (7.37%) Content Management
11 32 (7.37%) Continuous Delivery
12 30 (6.91%) Open Source
13 28 (6.45%) SDLC
14 27 (6.22%) E-Commerce
14 27 (6.22%) Build Automation
15 26 (5.99%) ITIL
16 25 (5.76%) Coaching
17 24 (5.53%) Infrastructure Management
17 24 (5.53%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 161 (37.10%) Python
2 138 (31.80%) Java
3 115 (26.50%) Perl
4 90 (20.74%) Bash Shell
5 75 (17.28%) Ruby
6 71 (16.36%) PHP
7 68 (15.67%) Shell Script
8 57 (13.13%) JavaScript
9 22 (5.07%) SQL
10 19 (4.38%) Scala
10 19 (4.38%) Clojure
11 15 (3.46%) C
12 12 (2.76%) PowerShell
13 7 (1.61%) Haskell
14 6 (1.38%) C++
15 5 (1.15%) Go
15 5 (1.15%) Korn
15 5 (1.15%) R
15 5 (1.15%) Jython
16 4 (0.92%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 80 (18.43%) Degree
2 22 (5.07%) Cisco Certification
3 21 (4.84%) CCNA
4 19 (4.38%) RHCE
5 15 (3.46%) Security Cleared
6 5 (1.15%) MySQL Certification
6 5 (1.15%) CEH
6 5 (1.15%) IC3 Certification
7 4 (0.92%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 4 (0.92%) SC Cleared
7 4 (0.92%) RHCSA
8 3 (0.69%) LPIC
8 3 (0.69%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (0.46%) MCSE
9 2 (0.46%) MCSA
9 2 (0.46%) MCITP
9 2 (0.46%) DV Cleared
10 1 (0.23%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 1 (0.23%) MCTS
10 1 (0.23%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (9.68%) QA
2 7 (1.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (1.38%) SLA
4 5 (1.15%) COBIT
4 5 (1.15%) ISO 14001
5 4 (0.92%) ISO 9001
6 3 (0.69%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 279 (64.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 179 (41.24%) Xen
3 114 (26.27%) Hyper-V
4 58 (13.36%) NFS
5 51 (11.75%) SRDF
6 44 (10.14%) Docker
7 36 (8.29%) Varnish
8 35 (8.06%) LXC
9 31 (7.14%) GlusterFS
10 29 (6.68%) Samba
11 25 (5.76%) Oracle RAC
12 24 (5.53%) XenServer
13 23 (5.30%) Active Directory
14 20 (4.61%) vSphere
15 12 (2.76%) VMware ESXi
16 11 (2.53%) iptables
17 10 (2.30%) QEMU
18 8 (1.84%) VirtualBox
18 8 (1.84%) Ceph
19 6 (1.38%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 153 (35.25%) Puppet
2 80 (18.43%) Opscode Chef
3 55 (12.67%) Graphite
4 37 (8.53%) Nagios
5 34 (7.83%) Kibana
5 34 (7.83%) ZABBIX
6 32 (7.37%) HAProxy
7 29 (6.68%) Tivoli
8 28 (6.45%) logstash
9 26 (5.99%) StatsD
10 18 (4.15%) Ansible
11 15 (3.46%) Vagrant
12 14 (3.23%) Salt
13 8 (1.84%) Backup Exec
14 7 (1.61%) Cacti
15 6 (1.38%) Tivoli Storage Manager
16 5 (1.15%) Icinga
16 5 (1.15%) cPanel
16 5 (1.15%) Mesos
16 5 (1.15%) WSUS
Vendors
1 290 (66.82%) VMware
2 147 (33.87%) Cisco
3 144 (33.18%) Oracle
4 141 (32.49%) Red Hat
5 91 (20.97%) NetApp
6 89 (20.51%) IBM
7 85 (19.59%) EMC
8 67 (15.44%) Juniper
9 60 (13.82%) HP
9 60 (13.82%) Microsoft
10 58 (13.36%) Intel
11 34 (7.83%) Google
12 33 (7.60%) Dell
13 29 (6.68%) New Relic
14 28 (6.45%) Rackspace
15 27 (6.22%) Brocade
16 25 (5.76%) DataSynapse
16 25 (5.76%) TIBCO
16 25 (5.76%) CheckPoint
16 25 (5.76%) Sybase
London
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + corporate benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
IT Rockstars Recruitment
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum Bonus Medical Pension
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + bens - bonus, gym, pens+
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + 29 days hols, bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Worcestershire
Searchability
Salary: £28000 - £30000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Career Progression
Posted: 4 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 - £38000.00 per annum + pkg
Posted: 5 days ago
West London
NU Creative Talent
Salary: Competitive + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
CGI
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £100000 per annum + bens
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £40k - 55k per year
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
HMRC
Salary: From £35,409 to £39,842 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
HMRC
Posted: 13 days ago
London
World First
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago