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 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Kernel-Based Virtual Machine (KVM)
UK / England
Rank 679 754 743
Rank change year-on-year +75 -11  
Permanent jobs citing KVM 148 166 185
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.19% 0.17% 0.19%
As % of the System Software category 1.55% 1.40% 1.47%
Number of salaries quoted 129 161 111
Median salary £62,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.63% +4.76%  
90% offered a salary of more than £36,200 £40,000 £38,564
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £70,000 £87,500
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +18.75% -11.11%  

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 9548 11823 12604
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 12.14% 12.30% 12.80%
Number of salaries quoted 8003 10015 10529
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +1.33%  

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 March 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 March 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 +43 78 £65,000 +8.33% 7
South East +76 33 £50,000 +25.00% 4
East of England +49 22 £46,250 +48.00% 1
South West +25 6 £47,500 +18.75% 2
North West -13 6 £36,500 -23.15% 1
Yorkshire +17 2 £43,750 - 1
Midlands - 1 £65,000 -
KVM
UK

KVM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 March 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.

1 257 (90.81%) Linux
2 229 (80.92%) VMware
3 218 (77.03%) VMware Infrastructure
4 127 (44.88%) Puppet
5 119 (42.05%) Xen
6 112 (39.58%) Windows
7 104 (36.75%) Apache
7 104 (36.75%) Opscode Chef
8 97 (34.28%) Hyper-V
9 96 (33.92%) Python
10 91 (32.16%) DevOps
11 82 (28.98%) Java
12 81 (28.62%) MySQL
13 78 (27.56%) Cisco
13 78 (27.56%) Amazon AWS
14 75 (26.50%) SAN
15 73 (25.80%) Oracle
16 72 (25.44%) Finance
16 72 (25.44%) Ansible
17 71 (25.09%) Bash Shell
18 69 (24.38%) NAS
19 66 (23.32%) CentOS
20 65 (22.97%) NFS
21 64 (22.61%) LAN
21 64 (22.61%) WAN
22 62 (21.91%) Perl
22 62 (21.91%) Firewall
22 62 (21.91%) Agile Software Development
23 61 (21.55%) HTTP
23 61 (21.55%) Red Hat

KVM
Top Related 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
1 104 (36.75%) Apache
2 59 (20.85%) IIS
3 55 (19.43%) Tomcat
4 49 (17.31%) Oracle Coherence
5 46 (16.25%) OpenStack
6 44 (15.55%) nginx
7 42 (14.84%) WebSphere
8 39 (13.78%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 28 (9.89%) DataSynapse
10 26 (9.19%) Elasticsearch
11 14 (4.95%) ColdFusion
12 7 (2.47%) MS Exchange
13 6 (2.12%) CloudStack
14 5 (1.77%) Confluence
14 5 (1.77%) JBoss
15 3 (1.06%) CMS
15 3 (1.06%) Drupal
15 3 (1.06%) Skype for Business
15 3 (1.06%) WebLogic
16 2 (0.71%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 16 (5.65%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.77%) MS Office
3 4 (1.41%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.71%) Baselight
4 2 (0.71%) HipChat
5 1 (0.35%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 28 (9.89%) RMDS
2 3 (1.06%) Magento
3 2 (0.71%) NetSuite
4 1 (0.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 78 (27.56%) Amazon AWS
2 22 (7.77%) SaaS
3 21 (7.42%) Microsoft Azure
4 19 (6.71%) Amazon EC2
5 13 (4.59%) AWS Lambda
6 11 (3.89%) Cloud Computing
7 8 (2.83%) IaaS
8 7 (2.47%) Google Cloud Platform
8 7 (2.47%) Office 365
9 5 (1.77%) Google App Engine
9 5 (1.77%) Oracle CX
10 4 (1.41%) PaaS
11 3 (1.06%) Amazon S3
11 3 (1.06%) G Suite
11 3 (1.06%) GitHub
11 3 (1.06%) Google Compute Engine
11 3 (1.06%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 2 (0.71%) AWS CloudFormation
12 2 (0.71%) Rackspace Cloud
13 1 (0.35%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 75 (26.50%) SAN
2 69 (24.38%) NAS
3 64 (22.61%) LAN
3 64 (22.61%) WAN
4 62 (21.91%) Firewall
5 61 (21.55%) HTTP
6 55 (19.43%) Fibre Channel
6 55 (19.43%) Multicast
7 53 (18.73%) TCP/IP
8 52 (18.37%) iSCSI
9 49 (17.31%) FCoE
10 46 (16.25%) DNS
11 36 (12.72%) OpenFlow
12 35 (12.37%) 3G
12 35 (12.37%) 4G
12 35 (12.37%) GSM
13 26 (9.19%) VPN
14 18 (6.36%) DHCP
15 15 (5.30%) HTTPS
15 15 (5.30%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 81 (28.62%) MySQL
2 47 (16.61%) Hadoop
3 38 (13.43%) HBase
4 28 (9.89%) SQL Server
5 26 (9.19%) Redis
6 15 (5.30%) Amazon RDS
7 14 (4.95%) Data Warehouse
7 14 (4.95%) MongoDB
7 14 (4.95%) NoSQL
8 13 (4.59%) OLAP
9 12 (4.24%) PostgreSQL
10 11 (3.89%) DB2
10 11 (3.89%) OLTP
10 11 (3.89%) Oracle OLAP
11 7 (2.47%) Big Data
12 4 (1.41%) Apache Cassandra
12 4 (1.41%) Relational Database
12 4 (1.41%) Riak
12 4 (1.41%) SQLite
13 3 (1.06%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 58 (20.49%) Jenkins
2 46 (16.25%) Git (software)
3 25 (8.83%) Vagrant
4 19 (6.71%) TeamCity
5 15 (5.30%) JIRA
6 14 (4.95%) Subversion
7 8 (2.83%) Hudson
8 6 (2.12%) Selenium
9 4 (1.41%) GitLab
9 4 (1.41%) Maven
9 4 (1.41%) Travis CI
10 3 (1.06%) Ant
10 3 (1.06%) Bugzilla
10 3 (1.06%) JMeter
10 3 (1.06%) JUnit
10 3 (1.06%) RSpec
10 3 (1.06%) Trac
11 2 (0.71%) Artifactory
11 2 (0.71%) Gradle
11 2 (0.71%) Mercurial
General
1 72 (25.44%) Finance
2 51 (18.02%) Telecoms
3 27 (9.54%) Banking
4 19 (6.71%) Investment Banking
5 7 (2.47%) Law
6 5 (1.77%) Retail
7 4 (1.41%) Back Office
7 4 (1.41%) Manufacturing
8 3 (1.06%) Marketing
8 3 (1.06%) Publishing
9 1 (0.35%) Electronics
9 1 (0.35%) Games
Job Titles
1 62 (21.91%) Architect
2 54 (19.08%) DevOps Engineer
3 52 (18.37%) Infrastructure Architect
4 47 (16.61%) Administrator
5 45 (15.90%) Systems Administrator
6 39 (13.78%) Technical Architect
7 38 (13.43%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
7 38 (13.43%) Linux Administrator
7 38 (13.43%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
8 36 (12.72%) Linux Engineer
8 36 (12.72%) Linux Systems Administrator
9 35 (12.37%) Developer
10 30 (10.60%) C++ Developer
11 27 (9.54%) Solutions Architect
12 25 (8.83%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
12 25 (8.83%) Technical Solutions Architect
13 24 (8.48%) Systems Engineer
14 21 (7.42%) Linux/Unix DevOps
15 20 (7.07%) Linux DevOps Engineer
16 19 (6.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (14.84%) Middleware
2 36 (12.72%) HTML
3 34 (12.01%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 32 (11.31%) LAMP
5 31 (10.95%) XML
6 28 (9.89%) Rendezvous
6 28 (9.89%) Ultra Messaging
6 28 (9.89%) XSLT
7 20 (7.07%) .NET
8 15 (5.30%) Web Services
9 13 (4.59%) RabbitMQ
10 11 (3.89%) Kafka
10 11 (3.89%) LEMP Stack
11 8 (2.83%) Memcached
11 8 (2.83%) REST
11 8 (2.83%) Sphinx
12 6 (2.12%) ActiveMQ
12 6 (2.12%) LAPP Stack
13 5 (1.77%) Catalyst
13 5 (1.77%) Sensu
Miscellaneous
1 35 (12.37%) Data Centre
2 28 (9.89%) Computer Science
3 16 (5.65%) Private Cloud
4 11 (3.89%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (1.77%) Clustering
5 5 (1.77%) Enterprise Software
5 5 (1.77%) Life Science
5 5 (1.77%) Management Information System
5 5 (1.77%) Public Cloud
5 5 (1.77%) Replication
6 3 (1.06%) Hybrid Cloud
6 3 (1.06%) iPad
6 3 (1.06%) PKI
7 2 (0.71%) Algorithms
7 2 (0.71%) Digital Media
7 2 (0.71%) Fat Client
7 2 (0.71%) Fintech
7 2 (0.71%) Thin Client
8 1 (0.35%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.35%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 257 (90.81%) Linux
2 112 (39.58%) Windows
3 66 (23.32%) CentOS
4 56 (19.79%) Solaris
5 55 (19.43%) Ubuntu
6 35 (12.37%) Debian
7 33 (11.66%) Windows Server
8 32 (11.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 29 (10.25%) Windows Server 2012
10 25 (8.83%) Unix
11 20 (7.07%) Windows Server 2003
12 18 (6.36%) Windows Server 2008
13 6 (2.12%) Fedora
14 5 (1.77%) Oracle Linux
15 4 (1.41%) AIX
15 4 (1.41%) SUSE
16 3 (1.06%) Windows 10
16 3 (1.06%) Windows 7
17 2 (0.71%) HPUX
17 2 (0.71%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 91 (32.16%) DevOps
2 62 (21.91%) Agile Software Development
3 53 (18.73%) Performance Tuning
4 49 (17.31%) Benchmarking
5 44 (15.55%) Configuration Management
6 35 (12.37%) Multithreading
7 34 (12.01%) Continuous Integration
8 29 (10.25%) Open Source
8 29 (10.25%) Translating Business Requirements
9 23 (8.13%) Software Engineering
10 20 (7.07%) High Availability
11 18 (6.36%) Mentoring
12 17 (6.01%) Load Balancing
13 15 (5.30%) Capacity Planning
14 14 (4.95%) Storage Virtualisation
15 13 (4.59%) ITIL
15 13 (4.59%) Migration
16 12 (4.24%) E-Commerce
17 11 (3.89%) Risk Management
17 11 (3.89%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 96 (33.92%) Python
2 82 (28.98%) Java
3 71 (25.09%) Bash Shell
4 62 (21.91%) Perl
5 53 (18.73%) Ruby
6 52 (18.37%) C++
7 51 (18.02%) C
8 44 (15.55%) JavaScript
9 39 (13.78%) SQL
10 38 (13.43%) PHP
11 24 (8.48%) PowerShell
12 16 (5.65%) Shell Script
13 10 (3.53%) C#
14 5 (1.77%) Go
15 4 (1.41%) Tcl
16 3 (1.06%) R
17 2 (0.71%) C-shell
17 2 (0.71%) Korn
17 2 (0.71%) Scala
17 2 (0.71%) sed
Qualifications
1 30 (10.60%) Degree
2 19 (6.71%) Cisco Certification
3 14 (4.95%) CCNA
4 7 (2.47%) CCNP
5 6 (2.12%) RHCA
6 5 (1.77%) RHCE
6 5 (1.77%) RHCSA
6 5 (1.77%) SC Cleared
6 5 (1.77%) Security Cleared
7 3 (1.06%) MCSE
7 3 (1.06%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (0.71%) DV Cleared
8 2 (0.71%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (0.35%) CISSP
9 1 (0.35%) GSEC
9 1 (0.35%) JNCIP
9 1 (0.35%) LPIC
9 1 (0.35%) MCSA
9 1 (0.35%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (2.83%) PCI DSS
2 6 (2.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (2.12%) QA
3 3 (1.06%) DICOM
3 3 (1.06%) HL7
4 2 (0.71%) GCP
4 2 (0.71%) SLA
System Software
1 218 (77.03%) VMware Infrastructure
2 119 (42.05%) Xen
3 97 (34.28%) Hyper-V
4 65 (22.97%) NFS
5 49 (17.31%) Oracle RAC
5 49 (17.31%) SRDF
6 45 (15.90%) Docker
7 27 (9.54%) Varnish
8 25 (8.83%) Active Directory
9 15 (5.30%) LXC
10 14 (4.95%) vSphere
11 13 (4.59%) VirtualBox
12 12 (4.24%) Virtual Machines
13 8 (2.83%) Samba
13 8 (2.83%) VMware ESXi
14 7 (2.47%) iptables
15 6 (2.12%) Virtual Servers
15 6 (2.12%) XenServer
16 5 (1.77%) Squid
16 5 (1.77%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 127 (44.88%) Puppet
2 104 (36.75%) Opscode Chef
3 72 (25.44%) Ansible
4 27 (9.54%) Nagios
5 14 (4.95%) Packer
6 13 (4.59%) Cobbler
7 12 (4.24%) Graphite
8 8 (2.83%) ZABBIX
9 7 (2.47%) HAProxy
9 7 (2.47%) Kibana
10 6 (2.12%) Salt
10 6 (2.12%) Tivoli
10 6 (2.12%) WSUS
11 5 (1.77%) Terraform
12 4 (1.41%) Backup Exec
12 4 (1.41%) Grafana
12 4 (1.41%) OpenNebula
12 4 (1.41%) Red Hat Spacewalk
12 4 (1.41%) StatsD
13 3 (1.06%) CFEngine
Vendors
1 229 (80.92%) VMware
2 78 (27.56%) Cisco
3 73 (25.80%) Oracle
4 61 (21.55%) Red Hat
5 54 (19.08%) NetApp
6 51 (18.02%) EMC
7 49 (17.31%) Intel
8 43 (15.19%) IBM
9 38 (13.43%) Sybase
10 28 (9.89%) TIBCO
11 21 (7.42%) Microsoft
12 15 (5.30%) Juniper
13 12 (4.24%) Citrix
14 9 (3.18%) Rackspace
15 7 (2.47%) Google
15 7 (2.47%) Percona
15 7 (2.47%) Veeam
16 6 (2.12%) Atlassian
16 6 (2.12%) Brocade
16 6 (2.12%) HP
London
NST Recruitment Limited
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: From £22,000 to £30,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
East London
JM
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Surrey
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum, Benefits Benefits & Bonus included
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum Bonus Medical Pension
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum Bonus + Bens
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Bristol
Vivid Resourcing
Posted: 15 days ago
Slough
People Source Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
East London
IQ Telecom
Salary: £40000.0000 - £45000.0000 per annum + 4500 on call a year
Posted: 10 days ago
High Wycombe, UK
Intel
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 15 days ago