Period
to 14 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Central London with a requirement for KVM skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited KVM over the 6 months to 14 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Kernel-Based Virtual Machine (KVM)
London > Central London
6 months to
14 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 360 377 367
Rank change year-on-year +17 -10 +40
Permanent jobs citing KVM 15 7 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Central London 0.11% 0.049% 0.14%
As % of the System Software category 0.68% 0.34% 1.08%
Number of salaries quoted 15 5 18
Central London median annual salary £52,500 £57,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.70% -4.17% +14.29%
10th Percentile £30,950 £41,900 £48,125
90th Percentile £97,250 £83,000 £77,500
London median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year - -15.38% +13.04%

KVM is in the System Software category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Central London with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
Central London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 2,222 2,041 1,765
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Central London 16.53% 14.25% 12.80%
Number of salaries quoted 2,023 1,866 1,571
Central London median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% +10.00% +6.38%
10th Percentile £28,500 £30,375 £28,000
90th Percentile £95,000 £86,250 £80,000
London median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £50,500
% change year-on-year +9.09% +8.91% +6.32%

KVM
Job Vacancy Trend in Central London

Job postings citing KVM as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Central London.

Job vacancy trend for KVM in Central London

KVM
Salary Trend in Central London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing KVM in Central London.

Salary trend for KVM in Central London

KVM
Salary Histogram in Central London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing KVM in Central London over the 6 months to 14 December 2018.

Salary histogram for KVM in Central London

KVM
Job Locations in Central London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing KVM within the Central London region over the 6 months to 14 December 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +1 12 £53,750 -8.51% 2
Camden - 2 £23,500 -
West End of London - 1 £45,000 -
City of Westminster - 1 £45,000 -
KVM
London

For the 6 months to 14 December 2018, IT jobs citing KVM also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Central London region with a requirement for KVM.

1 15 (100.00%) Linux
2 11 (73.33%) Windows
3 10 (66.67%) VMware
3 10 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (60.00%) Python
4 9 (60.00%) Cisco
5 7 (46.67%) Firewall
5 7 (46.67%) Xen
5 7 (46.67%) Hyper-V
6 6 (40.00%) Elastic Stack
6 6 (40.00%) Information Security
6 6 (40.00%) Information Security Management
6 6 (40.00%) Security Management
6 6 (40.00%) TCP/IP
6 6 (40.00%) Active Directory
7 5 (33.33%) Unix
7 5 (33.33%) .NET
7 5 (33.33%) Management Information System
7 5 (33.33%) Data Management
7 5 (33.33%) Nessus
7 5 (33.33%) Tripwire
7 5 (33.33%) Penetration Testing
7 5 (33.33%) Degree
7 5 (33.33%) Cisco IOS
7 5 (33.33%) QRadar
7 5 (33.33%) Network Intrusion Detection System
7 5 (33.33%) DKIM
7 5 (33.33%) DMARC
7 5 (33.33%) Data Encryption
7 5 (33.33%) BYOD

KVM
Co-occurring IT Skills in Central London 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 4 (26.67%) nginx
2 3 (20.00%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (20.00%) uWSGI
3 1 (6.67%) Apache
3 1 (6.67%) OpenStack
Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (26.67%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (13.33%) IaaS
2 2 (13.33%) Office 365
2 2 (13.33%) SaaS
3 1 (6.67%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (6.67%) Amazon S3
3 1 (6.67%) G Suite
3 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (6.67%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 7 (46.67%) Firewall
2 6 (40.00%) TCP/IP
3 5 (33.33%) Cisco IOS
3 5 (33.33%) DKIM
3 5 (33.33%) DMARC
3 5 (33.33%) Network Security
4 3 (20.00%) DNS
5 2 (13.33%) FCoE
5 2 (13.33%) Fibre Channel
5 2 (13.33%) iSCSI
5 2 (13.33%) LAN
5 2 (13.33%) Multicast
5 2 (13.33%) NAS
5 2 (13.33%) SAN
5 2 (13.33%) SSL
5 2 (13.33%) WAN
6 1 (6.67%) IPsec
6 1 (6.67%) Kerberos
6 1 (6.67%) SNMP
6 1 (6.67%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (26.67%) MySQL
2 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (6.67%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (33.33%) Metasploit
2 1 (6.67%) JIRA
General
1 2 (13.33%) Games
Job Titles
1 5 (33.33%) Cybersecurity Engineer
1 5 (33.33%) Security Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) Systems Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Architect
3 2 (13.33%) Infrastructure Architect
3 2 (13.33%) Lead Architect
3 2 (13.33%) Lead Infrastructure Architect
3 2 (13.33%) Linux Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Linux Systems Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Data Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 1 (6.67%) Systems Administration Leader
4 1 (6.67%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (40.00%) Elastic Stack
2 5 (33.33%) .NET
2 5 (33.33%) Regular Expression
3 4 (26.67%) LEMP Stack
4 3 (20.00%) Django
5 1 (6.67%) LAMP
5 1 (6.67%) LAPP Stack
5 1 (6.67%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (33.33%) BYOD
1 5 (33.33%) Management Information System
2 3 (20.00%) Video\Live Streaming
3 2 (13.33%) Data Centre
4 1 (6.67%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 15 (100.00%) Linux
2 11 (73.33%) Windows
3 5 (33.33%) Unix
4 3 (20.00%) Windows 10
5 2 (13.33%) Solaris
6 1 (6.67%) CentOS
6 1 (6.67%) Debian
6 1 (6.67%) Mac OS
6 1 (6.67%) Ubuntu
6 1 (6.67%) Windows 7
6 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) Information Security
1 6 (40.00%) Information Security Management
1 6 (40.00%) Security Management
2 5 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
2 5 (33.33%) Data Encryption
2 5 (33.33%) Data Management
2 5 (33.33%) Investment Management
2 5 (33.33%) Open Source
2 5 (33.33%) Patch Management
2 5 (33.33%) Penetration Testing
2 5 (33.33%) SIEM
2 5 (33.33%) Vulnerability Scanning
3 3 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 3 (20.00%) Server Virtualisation
4 2 (13.33%) Benchmarking
4 2 (13.33%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (13.33%) Systems Engineering
5 1 (6.67%) Network Monitoring
5 1 (6.67%) Problem-Solving
5 1 (6.67%) Storage Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (60.00%) Python
2 5 (33.33%) PowerShell
3 3 (20.00%) SQL
4 1 (6.67%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 5 (33.33%) Degree
System Software
1 10 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (46.67%) Hyper-V
2 7 (46.67%) Xen
3 6 (40.00%) Active Directory
4 4 (26.67%) Docker
4 4 (26.67%) QEMU
5 3 (20.00%) Varnish
6 2 (13.33%) NFS
6 2 (13.33%) SRDF
7 1 (6.67%) LXC
7 1 (6.67%) pfSense
7 1 (6.67%) PowerDNS
7 1 (6.67%) Samba
7 1 (6.67%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (33.33%) Ansible
1 5 (33.33%) Nessus
1 5 (33.33%) Network Intrusion Detection System
1 5 (33.33%) OpenVAS
1 5 (33.33%) QRadar
1 5 (33.33%) SCCM
1 5 (33.33%) SCOM
2 4 (26.67%) Puppet
3 3 (20.00%) HAProxy
3 3 (20.00%) Kubernetes
4 1 (6.67%) Nagios
4 1 (6.67%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (6.67%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 10 (66.67%) VMware
2 9 (60.00%) Cisco
3 5 (33.33%) Palo Alto
3 5 (33.33%) Qualys
3 5 (33.33%) Rapid7
3 5 (33.33%) Splunk
3 5 (33.33%) Tripwire
4 3 (20.00%) Google
5 2 (13.33%) EMC
5 2 (13.33%) Intel
5 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
5 2 (13.33%) MuleSoft
5 2 (13.33%) NetApp
5 2 (13.33%) Oracle
5 2 (13.33%) Sun
6 1 (6.67%) Juniper
6 1 (6.67%) SaltStack