Period
to 22 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England 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 22 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Kernel-Based Virtual Machine (KVM)
UK > England
6 months to
22 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 998 884 902
Rank change year-on-year -114 +18 +65
Permanent jobs citing KVM 170 281 362
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.10% 0.17% 0.18%
As % of the System Software category 0.77% 1.38% 1.53%
Number of salaries quoted 134 231 315
England median annual salary £52,500 £62,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -16.00% +13.64% +10.00%
10th Percentile £31,250 £36,250 £35,000
90th Percentile £88,375 £92,500 £73,250
UK median annual salary £51,750 £62,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year -17.20% +13.64% +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 England with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 22,125 20,422 23,585
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 13.43% 12.33% 11.95%
Number of salaries quoted 18,389 17,049 19,946
England median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £24,500 £23,500 £22,750
90th Percentile £77,500 £72,500 £67,500
UK median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -

KVM
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for KVM in England

KVM
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for KVM in England

KVM
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing KVM in England over the 6 months to 22 February 2018.

Salary histogram for KVM in England

KVM
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing KVM within the England region over the 6 months to 22 February 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
London -88 87 £56,000 -13.85% 13
South East -8 41 £42,500 -19.05% 4
South West +7 16 £45,000 -2.70% 3
East of England 0 11 £46,000 +2.22% 3
North of England -7 10 £40,000 - 6
West Midlands +18 5 £45,000 -14.29% 2
Yorkshire +10 5 £40,000 - 4
Midlands +3 5 £45,000 -5.26% 3
North East - 5 £65,000 -
KVM
UK

For the 6 months to 22 February 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 England region with a requirement for KVM.

1 158 (92.94%) Linux
2 104 (61.18%) VMware
3 97 (57.06%) VMware Infrastructure
4 92 (54.12%) DevOps
5 87 (51.18%) Python
6 70 (41.18%) MySQL
6 70 (41.18%) Puppet
7 68 (40.00%) Docker
8 65 (38.24%) Ansible
9 59 (34.71%) Opscode Chef
10 55 (32.35%) Agile Software Development
11 54 (31.76%) Configuration Management
12 51 (30.00%) Windows
13 50 (29.41%) Nagios
13 50 (29.41%) Bash Shell
14 49 (28.82%) Jenkins
15 48 (28.24%) Amazon AWS
15 48 (28.24%) Git (software)
16 47 (27.65%) Apache
16 47 (27.65%) Continuous Integration
17 46 (27.06%) Cisco
18 45 (26.47%) Firewall
19 42 (24.71%) TCP/IP
20 41 (24.12%) Perl
21 40 (23.53%) PostgreSQL
22 39 (22.94%) Java
22 39 (22.94%) CentOS
22 39 (22.94%) nginx
23 35 (20.59%) Open Source
23 35 (20.59%) Red Hat

KVM
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 47 (27.65%) Apache
2 39 (22.94%) nginx
3 32 (18.82%) OpenStack
4 13 (7.65%) Apache Solr
5 12 (7.06%) WebLogic
6 9 (5.29%) Elasticsearch
6 9 (5.29%) WebLogic Portal
7 8 (4.71%) Tomcat
8 7 (4.12%) IIS
8 7 (4.12%) JBoss
9 5 (2.94%) BizTalk Server
9 5 (2.94%) iPlanet
9 5 (2.94%) MQSeries
9 5 (2.94%) SharePoint
10 4 (2.35%) Jetty
11 3 (1.76%) Apache Spark
11 3 (1.76%) Oracle HTTP Server
11 3 (1.76%) Traffic Server
11 3 (1.76%) WebSphere
12 2 (1.18%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 11 (6.47%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (2.94%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (0.59%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 6 (3.53%) NetSuite
2 5 (2.94%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 1 (0.59%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 48 (28.24%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (7.06%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (5.88%) Cloud Computing
3 10 (5.88%) GitHub
3 10 (5.88%) Office 365
4 8 (4.71%) Google Cloud Platform
5 4 (2.35%) IaaS
5 4 (2.35%) PaaS
6 3 (1.76%) Amazon EC2
6 3 (1.76%) Amazon ELB
6 3 (1.76%) Amazon S3
6 3 (1.76%) Oracle CX
6 3 (1.76%) Route 53
6 3 (1.76%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 2 (1.18%) SaaS
8 1 (0.59%) Cloudflare
8 1 (0.59%) Dropbox
8 1 (0.59%) Google App Engine
8 1 (0.59%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 45 (26.47%) Firewall
2 42 (24.71%) TCP/IP
3 18 (10.59%) SAN
4 16 (9.41%) DNS
4 16 (9.41%) VPN
5 14 (8.24%) Internet
6 11 (6.47%) WAN
7 10 (5.88%) LAN
8 9 (5.29%) BGP
8 9 (5.29%) DHCP
8 9 (5.29%) IPsec
8 9 (5.29%) OpenVPN
9 8 (4.71%) Ethernet
9 8 (4.71%) iSCSI
9 8 (4.71%) NAS
9 8 (4.71%) OSPF
9 8 (4.71%) Wi-Fi
10 7 (4.12%) DSL
10 7 (4.12%) HTTP
10 7 (4.12%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 70 (41.18%) MySQL
2 40 (23.53%) PostgreSQL
3 25 (14.71%) Redis
3 25 (14.71%) SQL Server
4 15 (8.82%) Apache Cassandra
5 12 (7.06%) Relational Database
6 7 (4.12%) MongoDB
7 6 (3.53%) Hadoop
7 6 (3.53%) MariaDB
8 5 (2.94%) Oracle Database
9 4 (2.35%) NoSQL
10 3 (1.76%) Big Data
10 3 (1.76%) RDBMS
10 3 (1.76%) SAP HANA
11 1 (0.59%) CouchDB
11 1 (0.59%) Flink
11 1 (0.59%) Infinispan
11 1 (0.59%) Riak
11 1 (0.59%) SQL Server 2012
11 1 (0.59%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 49 (28.82%) Jenkins
2 48 (28.24%) Git (software)
3 19 (11.18%) Subversion
4 13 (7.65%) GoCD
5 12 (7.06%) Vagrant
6 7 (4.12%) Sonatype Nexus
7 5 (2.94%) Maven
8 4 (2.35%) Ant
8 4 (2.35%) GitLab
9 3 (1.76%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 3 (1.76%) Gradle
9 3 (1.76%) JUnit
9 3 (1.76%) TestNG
10 2 (1.18%) Mercurial
10 2 (1.18%) Selenium
10 2 (1.18%) Travis CI
11 1 (0.59%) git-flow
11 1 (0.59%) Metasploit
11 1 (0.59%) TeamCity
11 1 (0.59%) Wercker
General
1 13 (7.65%) Finance
2 12 (7.06%) Telecoms
3 10 (5.88%) Marketing
4 8 (4.71%) Games
5 4 (2.35%) Banking
6 2 (1.18%) Retail
7 1 (0.59%) Advertising
7 1 (0.59%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 52 (30.59%) DevOps Engineer
2 33 (19.41%) Administrator
3 26 (15.29%) Linux Administrator
4 25 (14.71%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 24 (14.12%) Operations Engineer
5 24 (14.12%) Systems Administrator
6 22 (12.94%) DevOps Administrator
6 22 (12.94%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 19 (11.18%) Linux DevOps Administrator
8 18 (10.59%) Systems Engineer
9 17 (10.00%) Linux Engineer
10 14 (8.24%) Senior DevOps
10 14 (8.24%) Senior DevOps Engineer
11 13 (7.65%) Network Engineer
12 11 (6.47%) Developer
12 11 (6.47%) Python Developer
12 11 (6.47%) Support Engineer
13 10 (5.88%) AWS DevOps
13 10 (5.88%) IT Engineer
13 10 (5.88%) Linux DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (12.35%) LEMP Stack
2 17 (10.00%) Middleware
3 16 (9.41%) LAMP
3 16 (9.41%) Web Services
4 10 (5.88%) RabbitMQ
5 9 (5.29%) Regular Expression
6 7 (4.12%) OpenVZ
7 5 (2.94%) J2EE
7 5 (2.94%) Kafka
7 5 (2.94%) LDAP
7 5 (2.94%) libvirt
8 4 (2.35%) Elastic Stack
8 4 (2.35%) JSON
8 4 (2.35%) REST
9 3 (1.76%) Django
9 3 (1.76%) JAX-RS
9 3 (1.76%) JDBC
9 3 (1.76%) SAP Basis
9 3 (1.76%) Spark Streaming
10 2 (1.18%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 32 (18.82%) Data Centre
2 13 (7.65%) Greenfield Project
3 11 (6.47%) Public Cloud
4 10 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (5.88%) Internet of Things
5 9 (5.29%) Clustering
6 7 (4.12%) Computer Science
6 7 (4.12%) Replication
7 6 (3.53%) Private Cloud
8 4 (2.35%) CLARiiON
8 4 (2.35%) EMC VMAX
8 4 (2.35%) EMC VNX
9 3 (1.76%) Fintech
9 3 (1.76%) Hybrid Cloud
9 3 (1.76%) Management Information System
9 3 (1.76%) VxBlock/Vblock
10 2 (1.18%) Grid Computing
10 2 (1.18%) Robotics
11 1 (0.59%) CCTV
11 1 (0.59%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 158 (92.94%) Linux
2 51 (30.00%) Windows
3 39 (22.94%) CentOS
4 29 (17.06%) Unix
5 20 (11.76%) Ubuntu
6 19 (11.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 15 (8.82%) Windows Server
8 13 (7.65%) Debian
8 13 (7.65%) Windows Server 2012
9 9 (5.29%) FreeBSD
9 9 (5.29%) Solaris
10 8 (4.71%) Windows 10
11 7 (4.12%) VMS
11 7 (4.12%) Windows 7
12 6 (3.53%) Windows Server 2008
13 5 (2.94%) AIX
13 5 (2.94%) HPUX
13 5 (2.94%) SUSE
14 4 (2.35%) Fedora
15 3 (1.76%) VyOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 92 (54.12%) DevOps
2 55 (32.35%) Agile Software Development
3 54 (31.76%) Configuration Management
4 47 (27.65%) Continuous Integration
5 35 (20.59%) Open Source
6 24 (14.12%) High Availability
7 23 (13.53%) ITIL
8 13 (7.65%) Load Balancing
9 11 (6.47%) TDD
10 10 (5.88%) E-Commerce
11 9 (5.29%) Analytics
11 9 (5.29%) ERP
11 9 (5.29%) Functional Testing
11 9 (5.29%) Refactoring
11 9 (5.29%) Root Cause Analysis
12 8 (4.71%) Benchmarking
12 8 (4.71%) Disaster Recovery
12 8 (4.71%) Network Design
12 8 (4.71%) Performance Testing
12 8 (4.71%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 87 (51.18%) Python
2 50 (29.41%) Bash Shell
3 41 (24.12%) Perl
4 39 (22.94%) Java
5 28 (16.47%) PHP
6 24 (14.12%) SQL
7 19 (11.18%) Ruby
7 19 (11.18%) Shell Script
8 10 (5.88%) Go
8 10 (5.88%) PowerShell
9 7 (4.12%) JavaScript
10 5 (2.94%) C
11 3 (1.76%) Korn
11 3 (1.76%) Scala
12 2 (1.18%) C-shell
12 2 (1.18%) Groovy
13 1 (0.59%) C++
13 1 (0.59%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 10 (5.88%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (5.29%) CCNP
3 7 (4.12%) Degree
3 7 (4.12%) JNCIP
4 3 (1.76%) CCNA
4 3 (1.76%) Computer Science Degree
4 3 (1.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (1.18%) MCSE
5 2 (1.18%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (1.18%) VCP6
6 1 (0.59%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.59%) MCP
6 1 (0.59%) Novell Certification
6 1 (0.59%) RHCE
6 1 (0.59%) RHCSA
6 1 (0.59%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.59%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.59%) VCP4
6 1 (0.59%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (6.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 10 (5.88%) ISO 14001
3 9 (5.29%) Cyber Essentials
3 9 (5.29%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
3 9 (5.29%) ISO 9001
4 7 (4.12%) SLA
5 6 (3.53%) GCP
5 6 (3.53%) QA
6 2 (1.18%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 97 (57.06%) VMware Infrastructure
2 68 (40.00%) Docker
3 31 (18.24%) Hyper-V
4 24 (14.12%) Active Directory
5 22 (12.94%) Xen
6 19 (11.18%) NFS
7 16 (9.41%) Virtual Machines
8 13 (7.65%) VMware ESXi
9 11 (6.47%) VirtualBox
10 9 (5.29%) Ceph
11 8 (4.71%) Samba
12 7 (4.12%) vSphere
13 6 (3.53%) oVirt
13 6 (3.53%) pfSense
14 5 (2.94%) Oracle RAC
14 5 (2.94%) Veritas Volume Manager
14 5 (2.94%) XenServer
15 4 (2.35%) Apache ZooKeeper
16 3 (1.76%) iptables
16 3 (1.76%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 70 (41.18%) Puppet
2 65 (38.24%) Ansible
3 59 (34.71%) Opscode Chef
4 50 (29.41%) Nagios
5 32 (18.82%) Kubernetes
6 23 (13.53%) Kibana
6 23 (13.53%) Terraform
7 16 (9.41%) HAProxy
8 14 (8.24%) ZABBIX
9 9 (5.29%) Icinga
9 9 (5.29%) Red Hat Spacewalk
10 7 (4.12%) Bacula
10 7 (4.12%) Docker Swarm
10 7 (4.12%) Mesos
10 7 (4.12%) vCenter Server
10 7 (4.12%) vRealize
11 6 (3.53%) Grafana
11 6 (3.53%) Rundeck
11 6 (3.53%) WSUS
12 5 (2.94%) OpenView
Vendors
1 104 (61.18%) VMware
2 46 (27.06%) Cisco
3 35 (20.59%) Red Hat
4 26 (15.29%) Oracle
5 18 (10.59%) Juniper
6 16 (9.41%) Sophos
7 15 (8.82%) HP
8 12 (7.06%) Google
9 11 (6.47%) Dell
9 11 (6.47%) Microsoft
10 10 (5.88%) Perforce
10 10 (5.88%) Splunk
11 9 (5.29%) Veritas
12 8 (4.71%) Percona
13 7 (4.12%) Atlassian
13 7 (4.12%) SaltStack
14 6 (3.53%) SolarWinds
14 6 (3.53%) Sun
15 5 (2.94%) F5
15 5 (2.94%) Opsware