Period
to 19 September 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of 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 19 September 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Kernel-Based Virtual Machine (KVM)
Central London > City of London
6 months to
19 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 307 344 324
Rank change year-on-year +37 -20 +6
Permanent jobs citing KVM 18 12 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.18% 0.11% 0.098%
As % of the System Software category 0.92% 0.74% 0.67%
Number of salaries quoted 18 12 7
City of London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +27.78% -10.00%
10th Percentile £30,000 £48,750 £42,500
90th Percentile £98,750 £97,500 £60,500
Central London median annual salary £50,000 £53,750 £45,000
% change year-on-year -6.98% +19.44% -10.00%

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 the City of London with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
City of London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 1,957 1,621 1,489
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 19.40% 14.73% 14.58%
Number of salaries quoted 1,780 1,501 1,367
City of London median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% +9.09% +4.76%
10th Percentile £29,000 £29,250 £29,550
90th Percentile £96,250 £95,000 £82,500
Central London median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £53,000
% change year-on-year +8.33% +13.21% +6.00%

KVM
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

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

Job vacancy trend for KVM in the City of London

KVM
Salary Trend in the City of London

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

Salary trend for KVM in the City of London

KVM
Salary Histogram in the City of London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing KVM in the City of London over the 6 months to 19 September 2019.

Salary histogram for KVM in the City of London

For the 6 months to 19 September 2019, 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 City of London region with a requirement for KVM.

1 14 (77.78%) Linux
2 11 (61.11%) vSphere
2 11 (61.11%) Docker
3 10 (55.56%) Windows
3 10 (55.56%) Red Hat
4 9 (50.00%) Python
4 9 (50.00%) VMware
5 8 (44.44%) Public Cloud
5 8 (44.44%) Open Source
6 7 (38.89%) OpenStack
6 7 (38.89%) Hyper-V
6 7 (38.89%) Kubernetes
6 7 (38.89%) Software-Defined Networking
6 7 (38.89%) DevOps
6 7 (38.89%) Ansible
6 7 (38.89%) Opscode Chef
6 7 (38.89%) Xen
7 6 (33.33%) Ubuntu
7 6 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
7 6 (33.33%) nginx
7 6 (33.33%) Bash Shell
7 6 (33.33%) Windows Server
8 5 (27.78%) Fintech
8 5 (27.78%) Self-Motivation
8 5 (27.78%) VMware Infrastructure
8 5 (27.78%) Cybersecurity
8 5 (27.78%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 5 (27.78%) DDoS Mitigation
8 5 (27.78%) LAN
8 5 (27.78%) Cisco

KVM
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of 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 7 (38.89%) OpenStack
2 6 (33.33%) nginx
3 4 (22.22%) Apache
4 3 (16.67%) Cloud Foundry
5 2 (11.11%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 4 (22.22%) Amazon ECS
1 4 (22.22%) AWS
1 4 (22.22%) Azure
1 4 (22.22%) OpenShift
2 3 (16.67%) IaaS
2 3 (16.67%) PaaS
3 2 (11.11%) Office 365
3 2 (11.11%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 7 (38.89%) Software-Defined Networking
2 5 (27.78%) Firewall
2 5 (27.78%) LAN
3 3 (16.67%) Intrusion Detection
3 3 (16.67%) SNA
3 3 (16.67%) SSL
3 3 (16.67%) WAN
3 3 (16.67%) Wireless
3 3 (16.67%) WLAN
4 2 (11.11%) DNS
4 2 (11.11%) HTTP
4 2 (11.11%) TCP/IP
4 2 (11.11%) VPN
5 1 (5.56%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (5.56%) Junos
5 1 (5.56%) MPLS
5 1 (5.56%) Multicast
5 1 (5.56%) Value-Added Service
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (22.22%) MySQL
3 2 (11.11%) NoSQL
3 2 (11.11%) Redis
Development Applications
1 4 (22.22%) Git (software)
1 4 (22.22%) Jenkins
General
1 4 (22.22%) Local Government
2 2 (11.11%) Finance
2 2 (11.11%) Publishing
3 1 (5.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (22.22%) Cloud Engineer
1 4 (22.22%) Consultant
1 4 (22.22%) Linux Engineer
1 4 (22.22%) Linux Systems Engineer
1 4 (22.22%) Support Engineer
1 4 (22.22%) Systems Engineer
2 3 (16.67%) Architect
2 3 (16.67%) Cloud Architect
2 3 (16.67%) Cloud Solutions Architect
2 3 (16.67%) Network Architect
2 3 (16.67%) Network Security Architect
2 3 (16.67%) Security Architect
2 3 (16.67%) Security Solutions Architect
2 3 (16.67%) Senior Architect
2 3 (16.67%) Senior Cloud Architect
2 3 (16.67%) Senior Network Architect
2 3 (16.67%) Senior Security Architect
2 3 (16.67%) Senior Solutions Architect
2 3 (16.67%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (11.11%) Mac Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (22.22%) LAMP
1 4 (22.22%) LAPP Stack
1 4 (22.22%) LEMP Stack
2 2 (11.11%) libvirt
Miscellaneous
1 8 (44.44%) Public Cloud
2 5 (27.78%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 5 (27.78%) Self-Motivation
3 4 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (22.22%) Data Centre
3 4 (22.22%) Hybrid Cloud
4 3 (16.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 14 (77.78%) Linux
2 10 (55.56%) Windows
3 6 (33.33%) Ubuntu
3 6 (33.33%) Windows Server
4 4 (22.22%) Data ONTAP
5 2 (11.11%) CentOS
5 2 (11.11%) Mac OS
5 2 (11.11%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (44.44%) Open Source
2 7 (38.89%) DevOps
3 5 (27.78%) Cybersecurity
3 5 (27.78%) DDoS Mitigation
3 5 (27.78%) Fintech
4 4 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (22.22%) Configuration Management
4 4 (22.22%) Performance Metrics
4 4 (22.22%) Virtual Environments
5 3 (16.67%) Information Security
5 3 (16.67%) Kalman Filter
5 3 (16.67%) Network Architecture
5 3 (16.67%) Network Virtualisation
5 3 (16.67%) SABSA
5 3 (16.67%) Security Architecture
5 3 (16.67%) Server Virtualisation
5 3 (16.67%) SIEM
5 3 (16.67%) Threat Modelling
5 3 (16.67%) TOGAF
5 3 (16.67%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 9 (50.00%) Python
2 6 (33.33%) Bash Shell
3 4 (22.22%) PowerShell
4 1 (5.56%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 4 (22.22%) RHCE
1 4 (22.22%) RHCSA
1 4 (22.22%) Security Cleared
2 3 (16.67%) CISSP
2 3 (16.67%) TOGAF Certification
3 2 (11.11%) Degree
4 1 (5.56%) CCNP
4 1 (5.56%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (5.56%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 11 (61.11%) Docker
1 11 (61.11%) vSphere
2 7 (38.89%) Hyper-V
2 7 (38.89%) Xen
3 5 (27.78%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (22.22%) Ceph
4 4 (22.22%) Gluster
4 4 (22.22%) Virtual Machines
4 4 (22.22%) VMware NSX
5 3 (16.67%) LXC
6 2 (11.11%) oVirt
6 2 (11.11%) QEMU
Systems Management
1 7 (38.89%) Ansible
1 7 (38.89%) Kubernetes
1 7 (38.89%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (22.22%) Prometheus
2 4 (22.22%) Puppet
2 4 (22.22%) Terraform
3 3 (16.67%) Mesos
Vendors
1 10 (55.56%) Red Hat
2 9 (50.00%) VMware
3 5 (27.78%) Cisco
4 2 (11.11%) Apple
4 2 (11.11%) Rackspace
5 1 (5.56%) Juniper