Period
to 24 April 2019

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 24 April 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Kernel-Based Virtual Machine (KVM)
UK > England
6 months to
24 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 935 1005 872
Rank change year-on-year +70 -133 +76
Permanent jobs citing KVM 136 163 276
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.099% 0.098% 0.17%
As % of the System Software category 0.60% 0.72% 1.39%
Number of salaries quoted 101 127 238
England median annual salary £45,000 £55,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -18.18% -12.00% +13.64%
10th Percentile £27,500 £31,250 £33,750
90th Percentile £80,000 £78,500 £85,000
UK median annual salary £45,000 £55,000 £62,000
% change year-on-year -18.18% -11.29% +12.73%

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 22,652 22,770 19,815
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 16.49% 13.72% 12.38%
Number of salaries quoted 18,399 18,613 16,614
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +11.76% +2.41%
10th Percentile £26,000 £25,000 £23,500
90th Percentile £83,750 £80,000 £75,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £46,056 £42,500
% change year-on-year +8.56% +8.37% +5.05%

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 24 April 2019.

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 24 April 2019. 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 +65 58 £43,762 -23.89% 5
South East +39 27 £45,000 -
South West +20 22 £47,500 +29.25%
East of England +73 9 £55,000 +59.42% 2
Midlands +28 8 £57,500 +27.78% 3
West Midlands +23 7 £57,500 +27.78% 3
North West +45 5 £37,500 -37.50%
North of England +31 5 £37,500 -6.25%
East Midlands - 1 £47,500 -
KVM
UK

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 England region with a requirement for KVM.

1 125 (91.91%) Linux
2 78 (57.35%) Python
3 65 (47.79%) Windows
4 58 (42.65%) Red Hat
5 55 (40.44%) Docker
6 54 (39.71%) Ansible
6 54 (39.71%) Ubuntu
7 53 (38.97%) VMware
7 53 (38.97%) Bash Shell
8 52 (38.24%) Hyper-V
9 50 (36.76%) DevOps
10 48 (35.29%) Open Source
11 47 (34.56%) VMware Infrastructure
12 46 (33.82%) Puppet
13 41 (30.15%) CentOS
14 40 (29.41%) Opscode Chef
15 37 (27.21%) MySQL
16 36 (26.47%) Kubernetes
17 35 (25.74%) DNS
18 34 (25.00%) Perl
19 33 (24.26%) Apache
20 32 (23.53%) TCP/IP
21 31 (22.79%) PostgreSQL
22 30 (22.06%) Security Cleared
23 29 (21.32%) Jenkins
24 28 (20.59%) nginx
24 28 (20.59%) LAMP
25 26 (19.12%) Amazon AWS
26 25 (18.38%) Git (software)
26 25 (18.38%) Microsoft

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 33 (24.26%) Apache
2 28 (20.59%) nginx
3 11 (8.09%) OpenStack
4 10 (7.35%) SharePoint
5 4 (2.94%) Tomcat
6 3 (2.21%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (1.47%) JBoss
7 2 (1.47%) Jetty
8 1 (0.74%) Apache Solr
8 1 (0.74%) CloudStack
8 1 (0.74%) Confluence
8 1 (0.74%) Drupal
8 1 (0.74%) IIS
8 1 (0.74%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.74%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 11 (8.09%) Microsoft Excel
2 9 (6.62%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (2.94%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.74%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 26 (19.12%) Amazon AWS
2 19 (13.97%) Office 365
3 16 (11.76%) Microsoft Azure
4 14 (10.29%) OpenShift
5 9 (6.62%) SaaS
6 5 (3.68%) OneDrive
7 3 (2.21%) Google Cloud Platform
8 2 (1.47%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (1.47%) GitHub
8 2 (1.47%) PaaS
9 1 (0.74%) DigitalOcean
9 1 (0.74%) IaaS
9 1 (0.74%) NuGet
Communications & Networking
1 35 (25.74%) DNS
2 32 (23.53%) TCP/IP
3 20 (14.71%) Firewall
4 12 (8.82%) SAN
5 11 (8.09%) DHCP
6 10 (7.35%) NAS
7 8 (5.88%) Asterisk PBX
7 8 (5.88%) OpenVPN
7 8 (5.88%) VLAN
8 6 (4.41%) Network Security
8 6 (4.41%) SNMP
8 6 (4.41%) VPN
9 5 (3.68%) BIG-IP
9 5 (3.68%) Cisco Nexus
9 5 (3.68%) FabricPath
9 5 (3.68%) Internet
9 5 (3.68%) iSCSI
9 5 (3.68%) OPNsense
9 5 (3.68%) Software-Defined Networking
10 4 (2.94%) Junos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (27.21%) MySQL
2 31 (22.79%) PostgreSQL
3 14 (10.29%) SQL Server
4 7 (5.15%) CouchDB
4 7 (5.15%) NoSQL
4 7 (5.15%) Redis
5 4 (2.94%) Apache Cassandra
6 3 (2.21%) Riak
7 2 (1.47%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (1.47%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.74%) Big Data
8 1 (0.74%) Electronic Patient Records
8 1 (0.74%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 29 (21.32%) Jenkins
2 25 (18.38%) Git (software)
3 12 (8.82%) JIRA
4 8 (5.88%) GitLab
5 6 (4.41%) TeamCity
5 6 (4.41%) Vagrant
5 6 (4.41%) Visual Studio Team System
6 5 (3.68%) Octopus Deploy
6 5 (3.68%) Sonatype Nexus
7 4 (2.94%) Chocolatey
8 3 (2.21%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 3 (2.21%) Bugzilla
8 3 (2.21%) Buildbot
8 3 (2.21%) GDB
8 3 (2.21%) Subversion
8 3 (2.21%) Team Foundation Server
8 3 (2.21%) Trac
8 3 (2.21%) Valgrind
8 3 (2.21%) Visual Studio
9 1 (0.74%) Maven
General
1 14 (10.29%) Finance
2 12 (8.82%) Games
3 11 (8.09%) Telecoms
4 5 (3.68%) French Language
4 5 (3.68%) German Language
5 2 (1.47%) Banking
5 2 (1.47%) Legal
5 2 (1.47%) Marketing
5 2 (1.47%) Swedish Language
6 1 (0.74%) Advertising
6 1 (0.74%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 45 (33.09%) Administrator
2 39 (28.68%) Linux Administrator
3 38 (27.94%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 34 (25.00%) Systems Administrator
5 17 (12.50%) Linux Engineer
6 15 (11.03%) DevOps Administrator
6 15 (11.03%) DevOps Engineer
7 14 (10.29%) Linux/Unix DevOps
8 13 (9.56%) Linux DevOps Administrator
9 11 (8.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 9 (6.62%) Linux Systems Engineer
10 9 (6.62%) Systems Engineer
11 8 (5.88%) Operations Engineer
12 7 (5.15%) IT Engineer
12 7 (5.15%) Senior Operations Engineer
12 7 (5.15%) Support Engineer
13 6 (4.41%) Analyst
13 6 (4.41%) Customer Engineer
13 6 (4.41%) Senior Customer Engineer
13 6 (4.41%) Senior Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (20.59%) LAMP
2 25 (18.38%) LAPP Stack
3 24 (17.65%) LEMP Stack
4 14 (10.29%) LDAP
5 8 (5.88%) libvirt
6 5 (3.68%) RabbitMQ
7 3 (2.21%) Elastic Stack
7 3 (2.21%) FreeSWITCH
7 3 (2.21%) XML
8 2 (1.47%) .NET
8 2 (1.47%) ActiveMQ
8 2 (1.47%) CSS
8 2 (1.47%) HTML
8 2 (1.47%) Node.js
8 2 (1.47%) OpenVZ
8 2 (1.47%) Regular Expression
8 2 (1.47%) Web Services
9 1 (0.74%) HTML5
9 1 (0.74%) Spring
9 1 (0.74%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 20 (14.71%) Hybrid Cloud
2 14 (10.29%) Clustering
3 10 (7.35%) Linux Command Line
4 9 (6.62%) Public Cloud
5 7 (5.15%) Data Centre
6 4 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (2.94%) Self-Motivation
7 3 (2.21%) Cloud Native
8 2 (1.47%) Cyberattack
9 1 (0.74%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.74%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.74%) Enterprise Storage
9 1 (0.74%) HACMP
9 1 (0.74%) Mainframe
9 1 (0.74%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.74%) NHS
9 1 (0.74%) Online Games
9 1 (0.74%) Replication
9 1 (0.74%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 125 (91.91%) Linux
2 65 (47.79%) Windows
3 54 (39.71%) Ubuntu
4 41 (30.15%) CentOS
5 24 (17.65%) Windows Server
6 21 (15.44%) Debian
7 14 (10.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 12 (8.82%) Windows 10
9 7 (5.15%) FreeBSD
9 7 (5.15%) Windows Server 2012
10 6 (4.41%) SUSE
10 6 (4.41%) Unix
10 6 (4.41%) Windows Server 2008
11 4 (2.94%) Windows Phone
11 4 (2.94%) Windows Server 2003
11 4 (2.94%) Windows XP
12 3 (2.21%) Data ONTAP
12 3 (2.21%) FreeNAS
12 3 (2.21%) Solaris
13 2 (1.47%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (36.76%) DevOps
2 48 (35.29%) Open Source
3 16 (11.76%) Configuration Management
4 15 (11.03%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (9.56%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 13 (9.56%) Presales
6 12 (8.82%) Mentoring
7 11 (8.09%) Computer Science
7 11 (8.09%) Service Management
8 9 (6.62%) Analytics
9 8 (5.88%) Problem-Solving
10 7 (5.15%) Continuous Integration
10 7 (5.15%) Test Automation
11 6 (4.41%) Deployment Automation
11 6 (4.41%) Disaster Recovery
12 5 (3.68%) OO
12 5 (3.68%) Software Engineering
12 5 (3.68%) Tech Ops
12 5 (3.68%) Video Analytics
12 5 (3.68%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 78 (57.35%) Python
2 53 (38.97%) Bash Shell
3 34 (25.00%) Perl
4 24 (17.65%) PowerShell
4 24 (17.65%) Ruby
5 16 (11.76%) SQL
6 10 (7.35%) Shell Script
7 9 (6.62%) JavaScript
8 7 (5.15%) PHP
9 6 (4.41%) C++
10 4 (2.94%) C
10 4 (2.94%) Java
11 3 (2.21%) Erlang
12 2 (1.47%) Tcl
13 1 (0.74%) Go
13 1 (0.74%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 30 (22.06%) Security Cleared
2 18 (13.24%) SC Cleared
3 12 (8.82%) Degree
4 8 (5.88%) Computer Science Degree
5 5 (3.68%) RHCE
5 5 (3.68%) RHCSA
6 4 (2.94%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (2.94%) MCSE
6 4 (2.94%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (1.47%) CCNA
7 2 (1.47%) CCNP
7 2 (1.47%) JNCIP
7 2 (1.47%) MCSA
7 2 (1.47%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (0.74%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.74%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.94%) PCI DSS
2 3 (2.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (2.21%) SLA
3 2 (1.47%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.74%) GDPR
4 1 (0.74%) ISO 14001
4 1 (0.74%) QA
4 1 (0.74%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 55 (40.44%) Docker
2 52 (38.24%) Hyper-V
3 47 (34.56%) VMware Infrastructure
4 22 (16.18%) VMware ESXi
5 17 (12.50%) Active Directory
6 14 (10.29%) vSphere
6 14 (10.29%) Xen
7 13 (9.56%) NFS
8 12 (8.82%) Ceph
9 11 (8.09%) pfSense
10 10 (7.35%) VMware NSX
11 7 (5.15%) Btrfs
11 7 (5.15%) DRBD
11 7 (5.15%) Samba
12 6 (4.41%) iptables
13 5 (3.68%) Gluster
13 5 (3.68%) QEMU
14 4 (2.94%) VirtualBox
15 3 (2.21%) Apache ZooKeeper
16 2 (1.47%) RHEV
Systems Management
1 54 (39.71%) Ansible
2 46 (33.82%) Puppet
3 40 (29.41%) Opscode Chef
4 36 (26.47%) Kubernetes
5 22 (16.18%) Terraform
6 14 (10.29%) Prometheus
7 13 (9.56%) Nagios
8 10 (7.35%) SCOM
9 9 (6.62%) Oracle ZFS
9 9 (6.62%) ZABBIX
10 7 (5.15%) Mesos
11 6 (4.41%) SCCM
11 6 (4.41%) vRealize
12 5 (3.68%) Docker Swarm
12 5 (3.68%) Juju
12 5 (3.68%) SCOrch
13 4 (2.94%) Cacti
13 4 (2.94%) Microsoft Intune
13 4 (2.94%) Norton AntiVirus
13 4 (2.94%) Proxmox
Vendors
1 58 (42.65%) Red Hat
2 53 (38.97%) VMware
3 25 (18.38%) Microsoft
4 21 (15.44%) Cisco
5 7 (5.15%) Juniper
5 7 (5.15%) Sun
6 5 (3.68%) F5
6 5 (3.68%) HP
6 5 (3.68%) PagerDuty
7 4 (2.94%) Dell
7 4 (2.94%) McAfee
7 4 (2.94%) Sophos
7 4 (2.94%) Symantec
7 4 (2.94%) Veeam
8 3 (2.21%) Google
8 3 (2.21%) Oracle
8 3 (2.21%) Vyatta
9 2 (1.47%) SaltStack
9 2 (1.47%) SolarWinds
9 2 (1.47%) Tableau