The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the East of England with a requirement for KVM skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited KVM over the 3 months to 22 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Kernel-Based Virtual Machine (KVM)
England / East of England
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 251 258 293
Rank change year-on-year +7 +35  
Permanent jobs citing KVM 11 4 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.18% 0.058% 0.073%
As % of the System Software category 1.34% 0.54% 0.53%
Number of salaries quoted 8 3 6
Median salary £41,250 £37,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% -25.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £37,500 £38,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,000 £43,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +12.50% -  

KVM is in the system software skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the East of England with a requirement for system software skills.

System Software Skills
East of England
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 818 745 1127
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 13.23% 10.87% 13.77%
Number of salaries quoted 664 601 814
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £24,750
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £53,272 £58,800
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year -1.29% +2.66%  

KVM
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East of England citing KVM as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the System Software category.

Job vacancy trend for KVM in the East of England

KVM
Salary Trend in the East of England

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

Salary trend for KVM in the East of England

KVM
Salary Histogram in the East of England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing KVM in the East of England over the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

Salary histogram for KVM in the East of England

KVM
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing KVM within the East of England region over the 3 months to 22 June 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hertfordshire +7 8 £40,000 +6.66%
Cambridgeshire - 3 £62,000 -
KVM
England

For the 6 months to 22 June 2017, IT jobs citing KVM also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the East of England region with a requirement for KVM.

1 31 (96.88%) Linux
2 23 (71.88%) Bash Shell
2 23 (71.88%) DevOps
3 21 (65.63%) Opscode Chef
3 21 (65.63%) Puppet
4 20 (62.50%) Apache
4 20 (62.50%) Perl
5 19 (59.38%) VMware
5 19 (59.38%) VMware Infrastructure
6 16 (50.00%) Computer Science
6 16 (50.00%) OpenStack
6 16 (50.00%) Degree
6 16 (50.00%) Windows
6 16 (50.00%) Computer Science Degree
7 15 (46.88%) Windows Server
8 14 (43.75%) Java
9 13 (40.63%) Windows Server 2012
9 13 (40.63%) PowerShell
9 13 (40.63%) Amazon AWS
9 13 (40.63%) IIS
9 13 (40.63%) SAN
9 13 (40.63%) Windows Server 2003
9 13 (40.63%) Ruby
10 12 (37.50%) Configuration Management
10 12 (37.50%) ColdFusion
10 12 (37.50%) Capacity Planning
10 12 (37.50%) nginx
10 12 (37.50%) Amazon EC2
10 12 (37.50%) TeamCity
10 12 (37.50%) Vagrant

KVM
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 20 (62.50%) Apache
2 16 (50.00%) OpenStack
3 13 (40.63%) IIS
4 12 (37.50%) ColdFusion
4 12 (37.50%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 13 (40.63%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (37.50%) Amazon EC2
3 11 (34.38%) AWS Lambda
4 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 13 (40.63%) SAN
2 8 (25.00%) IMAP
2 8 (25.00%) iSCSI
2 8 (25.00%) NAS
2 8 (25.00%) SMTP
2 8 (25.00%) VLAN
3 5 (15.63%) Fibre Channel
3 5 (15.63%) Firewall
3 5 (15.63%) Internet
4 2 (6.25%) Network Security
5 1 (3.13%) ICMP
5 1 (3.13%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (34.38%) Amazon RDS
2 9 (28.13%) MySQL
3 1 (3.13%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (3.13%) CouchDB
3 1 (3.13%) MariaDB
3 1 (3.13%) MongoDB
3 1 (3.13%) Neo4j
3 1 (3.13%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (3.13%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 12 (37.50%) Jenkins
1 12 (37.50%) TeamCity
1 12 (37.50%) Vagrant
2 2 (6.25%) GCC
General
1 5 (15.63%) Law
2 1 (3.13%) Games
Job Titles
1 14 (43.75%) DevOps Engineer
2 9 (28.13%) Linux/Unix DevOps
3 8 (25.00%) Administrator
3 8 (25.00%) DevOps Administrator
3 8 (25.00%) Junior
3 8 (25.00%) Junior DevOps
3 8 (25.00%) Linux Administrator
3 8 (25.00%) Linux DevOps Administrator
4 6 (18.75%) Windows Engineer
5 5 (15.63%) Software Engineer
5 5 (15.63%) Windows DevOps Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) Applications Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) Applications Support
6 2 (6.25%) Applications Support Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) Architect
6 2 (6.25%) AWS Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) Lead Architect
6 2 (6.25%) Operations Support Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) Support Engineer
7 1 (3.13%) Infrastructure Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (34.38%) .NET
2 5 (15.63%) Catalyst
3 2 (6.25%) LLVM
4 1 (3.13%) HTML
4 1 (3.13%) HTML5
4 1 (3.13%) POSIX
Miscellaneous
1 16 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 12 (37.50%) Private Cloud
3 8 (25.00%) Data Centre
4 5 (15.63%) Life Science
5 1 (3.13%) Algorithms
5 1 (3.13%) e-Health
5 1 (3.13%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 31 (96.88%) Linux
2 16 (50.00%) Windows
3 15 (46.88%) Windows Server
4 13 (40.63%) Windows Server 2003
4 13 (40.63%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (25.00%) CentOS
5 8 (25.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (71.88%) DevOps
2 12 (37.50%) Capacity Planning
2 12 (37.50%) Configuration Management
3 5 (15.63%) Application Virtualisation
3 5 (15.63%) Continuous Improvement
3 5 (15.63%) SDLC
3 5 (15.63%) Software Architecture
3 5 (15.63%) Software Engineering
4 2 (6.25%) Visualisation
5 1 (3.13%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (3.13%) Data Management
5 1 (3.13%) Health Informatics
5 1 (3.13%) Informatics
5 1 (3.13%) Machine Learning
5 1 (3.13%) Mathematics
5 1 (3.13%) Memory Management
5 1 (3.13%) Open Source
5 1 (3.13%) Physics
5 1 (3.13%) SABSA
5 1 (3.13%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 23 (71.88%) Bash Shell
2 20 (62.50%) Perl
3 14 (43.75%) Java
4 13 (40.63%) PowerShell
4 13 (40.63%) Ruby
5 8 (25.00%) Korn
6 7 (21.88%) C
6 7 (21.88%) Python
7 6 (18.75%) C++
8 5 (15.63%) JavaScript
9 1 (3.13%) Go
9 1 (3.13%) Haskell
9 1 (3.13%) R
Qualifications
1 16 (50.00%) Computer Science Degree
1 16 (50.00%) Degree
2 2 (6.25%) LPIC
3 1 (3.13%) CISSP
3 1 (3.13%) GSEC
3 1 (3.13%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (15.63%) QA
System Software
1 19 (59.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 8 (25.00%) Docker
2 8 (25.00%) XenServer
3 6 (18.75%) LXC
3 6 (18.75%) Xen
4 2 (6.25%) QEMU
5 1 (3.13%) Slurm Workload Manager
Systems Management
1 21 (65.63%) Opscode Chef
1 21 (65.63%) Puppet
2 12 (37.50%) Packer
3 8 (25.00%) Ansible
3 8 (25.00%) Nagios
3 8 (25.00%) SCOM
4 1 (3.13%) Mesos
Vendors
1 19 (59.38%) VMware
2 8 (25.00%) HP
3 5 (15.63%) Brocade
3 5 (15.63%) CA
3 5 (15.63%) Riverbed
3 5 (15.63%) Vyatta
4 2 (6.25%) Sun
5 1 (3.13%) Pegasus