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 3 months to 23 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Kernel-Based Virtual Machine (KVM)
UK / England
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 711 733 753
Rank change year-on-year +22 +20  
Permanent jobs citing KVM 151 181 205
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.18% 0.20% 0.20%
As % of the System Software category 1.39% 1.55% 1.65%
Number of salaries quoted 136 148 121
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,500 £32,700
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £72,500 £87,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year +12.50% +1.26%  

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 England with a requirement for system software skills.

System Software Skills
England
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 10831 11681 12416
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 12.93% 12.64% 11.94%
Number of salaries quoted 9222 10023 10322
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.65%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year -1.29% +2.66%  

KVM
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in 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 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 3 months to 23 June 2017.

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 3 months to 23 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
London -31 79 £57,500 +4.54% 6
South East +72 36 £45,000 +4.04% 12
East of England +5 10 £40,000 +6.66%
Yorkshire 0 10 £37,500 -6.25% 3
North West -34 7 £31,750 -29.44% 3
West Midlands - 5 - - 1
South West +13 4 £48,750 +21.87%
KVM
UK

For the 6 months to 23 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 England region with a requirement for KVM.

1 264 (88.29%) Linux
2 221 (73.91%) VMware
3 205 (68.56%) VMware Infrastructure
4 123 (41.14%) Puppet
5 118 (39.46%) Python
6 111 (37.12%) TCP/IP
7 105 (35.12%) Amazon AWS
8 102 (34.11%) Windows
9 100 (33.44%) Opscode Chef
10 99 (33.11%) Bash Shell
10 99 (33.11%) DevOps
11 97 (32.44%) Xen
12 95 (31.77%) MySQL
13 94 (31.44%) Firewall
14 89 (29.77%) Apache
15 88 (29.43%) Cisco
16 84 (28.09%) DNS
17 83 (27.76%) Perl
18 82 (27.42%) CentOS
19 80 (26.76%) Ansible
20 77 (25.75%) Hyper-V
21 75 (25.08%) Red Hat
22 62 (20.74%) Java
23 57 (19.06%) Data Centre
24 56 (18.73%) Ruby
25 55 (18.39%) Debian
26 54 (18.06%) Ubuntu
27 53 (17.73%) Juniper
28 51 (17.06%) Windows Server
28 51 (17.06%) Docker

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 89 (29.77%) Apache
2 44 (14.72%) nginx
2 44 (14.72%) OpenStack
3 36 (12.04%) Tomcat
4 28 (9.36%) Elasticsearch
4 28 (9.36%) IIS
5 15 (5.02%) ColdFusion
5 15 (5.02%) MS Exchange
6 14 (4.68%) Oracle Coherence
7 10 (3.34%) WebSphere
8 8 (2.68%) Jetty
9 7 (2.34%) DataSynapse
9 7 (2.34%) Oracle HTTP Server
10 6 (2.01%) JBoss
10 6 (2.01%) WebLogic
11 5 (1.67%) Confluence
12 4 (1.34%) SAS
13 3 (1.00%) CMS
13 3 (1.00%) Drupal
14 2 (0.67%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 7 (2.34%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (0.67%) HipChat
2 2 (0.67%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 10 (3.34%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 7 (2.34%) RMDS
3 4 (1.34%) Magento
4 2 (0.67%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 105 (35.12%) Amazon AWS
2 28 (9.36%) Microsoft Azure
3 21 (7.02%) Amazon EC2
4 19 (6.35%) SaaS
5 11 (3.68%) AWS Lambda
6 7 (2.34%) Cloud Computing
6 7 (2.34%) Google Cloud Platform
7 6 (2.01%) IaaS
7 6 (2.01%) Office 365
8 3 (1.00%) Amazon S3
8 3 (1.00%) G Suite
8 3 (1.00%) Google App Engine
8 3 (1.00%) Google Compute Engine
9 2 (0.67%) Datadog
9 2 (0.67%) Oracle CX
9 2 (0.67%) Oracle Service Cloud
10 1 (0.33%) AWS CloudFormation
10 1 (0.33%) Catchpoint
10 1 (0.33%) Google Container Engine
10 1 (0.33%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 111 (37.12%) TCP/IP
2 94 (31.44%) Firewall
3 84 (28.09%) DNS
4 50 (16.72%) SAN
4 50 (16.72%) VPN
5 49 (16.39%) DHCP
6 43 (14.38%) LAN
6 43 (14.38%) WAN
7 37 (12.37%) NAS
8 35 (11.71%) iSCSI
9 25 (8.36%) Multicast
10 23 (7.69%) Fibre Channel
11 22 (7.36%) BGP
11 22 (7.36%) HTTP
12 21 (7.02%) VLAN
13 20 (6.69%) Internet
14 18 (6.02%) OSPF
14 18 (6.02%) SSL
15 17 (5.69%) IGMP
15 17 (5.69%) OpenFlow
Database & Business Intelligence
1 95 (31.77%) MySQL
2 29 (9.70%) SQL Server
3 22 (7.36%) NoSQL
4 20 (6.69%) Redis
5 19 (6.35%) Amazon RDS
6 18 (6.02%) PostgreSQL
7 16 (5.35%) Hadoop
8 14 (4.68%) HBase
9 13 (4.35%) MongoDB
9 13 (4.35%) SQL Server 2005
9 13 (4.35%) SQL Server 2008
9 13 (4.35%) SQL Server 2012
10 12 (4.01%) Big Data
11 9 (3.01%) OLAP
12 8 (2.68%) Data Warehouse
12 8 (2.68%) SQLite
12 8 (2.68%) TokuDB
13 7 (2.34%) MariaDB
14 5 (1.67%) Data Mining
15 4 (1.34%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 47 (15.72%) Git (software)
2 37 (12.37%) Jenkins
3 32 (10.70%) Vagrant
4 17 (5.69%) Subversion
5 14 (4.68%) TeamCity
6 8 (2.68%) JIRA
7 4 (1.34%) Hudson
8 3 (1.00%) JMeter
8 3 (1.00%) JUnit
8 3 (1.00%) Maven
8 3 (1.00%) RSpec
9 2 (0.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 2 (0.67%) GCC
9 2 (0.67%) GitLab
9 2 (0.67%) Sonatype Nexus
9 2 (0.67%) Talend Open Studio
9 2 (0.67%) Travis CI
10 1 (0.33%) GDB
10 1 (0.33%) git-flow
10 1 (0.33%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 42 (14.05%) Telecoms
2 39 (13.04%) Finance
3 14 (4.68%) Banking
4 13 (4.35%) Back Office
5 11 (3.68%) Marketing
6 10 (3.34%) Electronics
6 10 (3.34%) Manufacturing
7 8 (2.68%) Investment Banking
8 7 (2.34%) Games
9 6 (2.01%) Law
10 4 (1.34%) Retail
11 1 (0.33%) Advertising
11 1 (0.33%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 79 (26.42%) Administrator
2 70 (23.41%) Systems Administrator
3 69 (23.08%) Linux Administrator
4 60 (20.07%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 46 (15.38%) DevOps Engineer
6 42 (14.05%) Linux Engineer
7 36 (12.04%) Linux/Unix DevOps
8 30 (10.03%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 30 (10.03%) Systems Engineer
9 27 (9.03%) Operations Engineer
10 26 (8.70%) Network Engineer
11 23 (7.69%) IT Engineer
12 21 (7.02%) Linux DevOps Engineer
12 21 (7.02%) Senior Systems Administrator
13 19 (6.35%) Architect
14 16 (5.35%) DevOps Administrator
14 16 (5.35%) Infrastructure Architect
14 16 (5.35%) Linux DevOps Administrator
14 16 (5.35%) Senior Linux Administrator
14 16 (5.35%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (10.70%) LAMP
2 17 (5.69%) REST
3 16 (5.35%) .NET
3 16 (5.35%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 11 (3.68%) 802.1X
4 11 (3.68%) JSON
4 11 (3.68%) Web Services
5 9 (3.01%) Middleware
5 9 (3.01%) XML
6 8 (2.68%) HornetQ
6 8 (2.68%) HTML
6 8 (2.68%) LEMP Stack
6 8 (2.68%) Memcached
6 8 (2.68%) Sphinx
7 7 (2.34%) Rendezvous
7 7 (2.34%) Ultra Messaging
7 7 (2.34%) XSLT
8 6 (2.01%) JMX
8 6 (2.01%) RESTful
9 5 (1.67%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 57 (19.06%) Data Centre
2 26 (8.70%) Computer Science
3 14 (4.68%) Private Cloud
4 11 (3.68%) Clustering
4 11 (3.68%) Hybrid Cloud
5 10 (3.34%) Management Information System
6 9 (3.01%) Analytical Skills
6 9 (3.01%) Device Driver
7 5 (1.67%) Enterprise Software
7 5 (1.67%) Life Science
7 5 (1.67%) Replication
8 4 (1.34%) Public Cloud
9 3 (1.00%) Client/Server
10 2 (0.67%) PKI
11 1 (0.33%) BBC
11 1 (0.33%) e-Health
11 1 (0.33%) Enterprise Cloud
11 1 (0.33%) Fat Client
11 1 (0.33%) Grid Computing
11 1 (0.33%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 264 (88.29%) Linux
2 102 (34.11%) Windows
3 82 (27.42%) CentOS
4 55 (18.39%) Debian
5 54 (18.06%) Ubuntu
6 51 (17.06%) Windows Server
7 42 (14.05%) Unix
8 37 (12.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 37 (12.37%) Windows Server 2012
9 29 (9.70%) Windows Server 2008
10 28 (9.36%) Windows Server 2003
11 21 (7.02%) Solaris
12 6 (2.01%) AIX
12 6 (2.01%) Mac OS X
12 6 (2.01%) Windows 7
13 3 (1.00%) Fedora
13 3 (1.00%) SUSE
13 3 (1.00%) Windows 2000
14 2 (0.67%) FreeBSD
14 2 (0.67%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 99 (33.11%) DevOps
2 46 (15.38%) Configuration Management
3 42 (14.05%) Agile Software Development
4 39 (13.04%) Open Source
5 35 (11.71%) Load Balancing
6 32 (10.70%) Performance Tuning
7 29 (9.70%) Mentoring
8 27 (9.03%) Network Design
9 21 (7.02%) High Availability
10 18 (6.02%) Business Intelligence
10 18 (6.02%) ITIL
10 18 (6.02%) Network Monitoring
10 18 (6.02%) Software Engineering
11 17 (5.69%) Ticket Management
12 16 (5.35%) Continuous Integration
12 16 (5.35%) Cybersecurity
12 16 (5.35%) E-Commerce
12 16 (5.35%) Multithreading
13 14 (4.68%) Benchmarking
13 14 (4.68%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 118 (39.46%) Python
2 99 (33.11%) Bash Shell
3 83 (27.76%) Perl
4 62 (20.74%) Java
5 56 (18.73%) Ruby
6 49 (16.39%) SQL
7 35 (11.71%) C
7 35 (11.71%) C++
7 35 (11.71%) PowerShell
8 32 (10.70%) PHP
9 24 (8.03%) Shell Script
10 14 (4.68%) JavaScript
11 11 (3.68%) Korn
12 9 (3.01%) R
13 7 (2.34%) C#
14 4 (1.34%) C-shell
14 4 (1.34%) Groovy
15 3 (1.00%) VBScript
16 2 (0.67%) AWK
16 2 (0.67%) sed
Qualifications
1 27 (9.03%) Degree
2 21 (7.02%) Cisco Certification
3 20 (6.69%) CCNA
4 18 (6.02%) Computer Science Degree
5 15 (5.02%) RHCE
6 12 (4.01%) MCSE
6 12 (4.01%) Microsoft Certification
6 12 (4.01%) SC Cleared
6 12 (4.01%) Security Cleared
7 10 (3.34%) DV Cleared
7 10 (3.34%) RHCA
7 10 (3.34%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 7 (2.34%) RHCSA
9 6 (2.01%) VCP5
10 3 (1.00%) CCNP
11 2 (0.67%) LPIC
11 2 (0.67%) PMI Certification
11 2 (0.67%) PMP
12 1 (0.33%) CISSP
12 1 (0.33%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (6.35%) SLA
2 15 (5.02%) QA
3 9 (3.01%) PCI DSS
4 8 (2.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (1.00%) DICOM
5 3 (1.00%) HL7
6 2 (0.67%) COBIT
6 2 (0.67%) ISO 14001
7 1 (0.33%) GCP
7 1 (0.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 205 (68.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 97 (32.44%) Xen
3 77 (25.75%) Hyper-V
4 51 (17.06%) Docker
5 42 (14.05%) Active Directory
6 40 (13.38%) NFS
7 35 (11.71%) XenServer
8 29 (9.70%) iptables
9 27 (9.03%) Varnish
10 23 (7.69%) Virtual Machines
10 23 (7.69%) vSphere
11 18 (6.02%) LXC
12 16 (5.35%) VirtualBox
13 15 (5.02%) Samba
13 15 (5.02%) XenApp
14 14 (4.68%) Oracle RAC
14 14 (4.68%) SRDF
15 12 (4.01%) vCloud
16 11 (3.68%) VMware ESXi
16 11 (3.68%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 123 (41.14%) Puppet
2 100 (33.44%) Opscode Chef
3 80 (26.76%) Ansible
4 46 (15.38%) Nagios
5 16 (5.35%) SCOM
5 16 (5.35%) ZABBIX
6 14 (4.68%) Packer
6 14 (4.68%) WSUS
7 13 (4.35%) OpenNebula
8 10 (3.34%) CFEngine
8 10 (3.34%) Cobbler
8 10 (3.34%) SELinux
9 9 (3.01%) Cacti
9 9 (3.01%) PowerCLI
9 9 (3.01%) WMI
10 8 (2.68%) Failover Clustering
10 8 (2.68%) Graphite
10 8 (2.68%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
10 8 (2.68%) Salt
10 8 (2.68%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 221 (73.91%) VMware
2 88 (29.43%) Cisco
3 75 (25.08%) Red Hat
4 53 (17.73%) Juniper
5 41 (13.71%) Microsoft
6 37 (12.37%) Citrix
7 32 (10.70%) Oracle
8 26 (8.70%) NetApp
9 16 (5.35%) EMC
9 16 (5.35%) Palo Alto
10 15 (5.02%) Dell
11 14 (4.68%) Google
11 14 (4.68%) Intel
11 14 (4.68%) Sybase
12 13 (4.35%) Arista
12 13 (4.35%) Dell Compellent
12 13 (4.35%) HP
12 13 (4.35%) McAfee
13 12 (4.01%) EqualLogic
13 12 (4.01%) F5
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Amsource Technology Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Recruitment Genius
Posted: 5 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Gatwick
Volt
Salary: £38000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Prenton, Merseyside
FT Select
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Newbury
Searchability
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Reigate, Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: to 50k
Posted: Yesterday
Crawley, West Sussex
Search Consultancy
Salary: £50000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
York
Piksel
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £55,000 to £75,000 per annum Bonus + Bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Abingdon
Sophos
Salary: Highly Competitive + bonus & benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Woking
Talent Point
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + bonus + pension
Posted: 8 days ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: From £75,000 to £100,000 per annum Bonus > 25% + Medical Pension
Posted: 3 days ago
Portsmouth
IQ Telecom
Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Woking
Talent Point
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + bonus + pension
Posted: 17 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Zorba Consulting Limited
Salary: Negotiable package
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham
Mobile Fun
Posted: 21 days ago
Slough
People Source Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
Manchester
Recruitment Revolution Limited
Salary: Up to £30,000 + Excellent Company Benefits
Posted: 22 days ago