Period
to 22 November 2017

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

Kernel-Based Virtual Machine (KVM)
UK > England
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 937 856 846
Rank change year-on-year -81 -10 +80
Permanent jobs citing KVM 236 337 438
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.14% 0.19% 0.22%
As % of the System Software category 1.08% 1.52% 1.88%
Number of salaries quoted 189 279 321
England median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.76% -4.55% +15.79%
10th Percentile £31,250 £34,750 £36,000
90th Percentile £71,000 £82,500 £93,750
UK median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year -4.76% -4.55% +15.79%

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 21885 22243 23277
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 12.93% 12.39% 11.47%
Number of salaries quoted 18421 18805 19503
England median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £24,000 £23,500 £22,750
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £67,500
UK median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +1.53%

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 November 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 6 months to 22 November 2017. 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 -112 103 £56,250 -6.25% 6
South East +62 66 £45,000 -13.46% 1
North of England +2 41 £37,500 -6.25%
Yorkshire +18 29 £37,500 -6.25%
East of England +10 9 £46,000 -3.16%
Midlands +23 8 £41,250 -13.16% 2
West Midlands +11 8 £41,250 -21.43% 1
South West +3 7 £45,000 -10.00% 1
North West -15 6 £30,000 -52.00%
North East - 6 £65,000 -
KVM
UK

For the 6 months to 22 November 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.

1 214 (90.68%) Linux
2 150 (63.56%) VMware
3 142 (60.17%) VMware Infrastructure
4 100 (42.37%) DevOps
5 91 (38.56%) Python
6 87 (36.86%) Firewall
7 85 (36.02%) TCP/IP
8 80 (33.90%) Windows
8 80 (33.90%) Cisco
9 78 (33.05%) Bash Shell
10 77 (32.63%) MySQL
11 73 (30.93%) Perl
12 72 (30.51%) Agile Software Development
12 72 (30.51%) Puppet
12 72 (30.51%) Amazon AWS
13 69 (29.24%) Red Hat
14 68 (28.81%) Docker
15 61 (25.85%) Hyper-V
16 55 (23.31%) Opscode Chef
17 54 (22.88%) Xen
18 50 (21.19%) CentOS
18 50 (21.19%) SQL
18 50 (21.19%) DNS
18 50 (21.19%) Data Centre
19 47 (19.92%) Ansible
20 46 (19.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
20 46 (19.49%) VPN
20 46 (19.49%) Apache
20 46 (19.49%) Configuration Management
21 41 (17.37%) Unix

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 46 (19.49%) Apache
2 32 (13.56%) OpenStack
3 27 (11.44%) Tomcat
4 26 (11.02%) nginx
5 15 (6.36%) WebLogic
6 14 (5.93%) IIS
7 12 (5.08%) Elasticsearch
8 11 (4.66%) JBoss
9 10 (4.24%) Jetty
10 9 (3.81%) MS Exchange
11 8 (3.39%) iPlanet
12 7 (2.97%) WebLogic Portal
13 6 (2.54%) MQSeries
14 5 (2.12%) BizTalk Server
14 5 (2.12%) Confluence
14 5 (2.12%) Oracle Application Server
14 5 (2.12%) SharePoint
15 3 (1.27%) SAS
15 3 (1.27%) WebSphere
16 2 (0.85%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 12 (5.08%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (2.12%) Microsoft Project
3 2 (0.85%) HipChat
3 2 (0.85%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (3.39%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 6 (2.54%) NetSuite
3 2 (0.85%) Payment Gateway
4 1 (0.42%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 72 (30.51%) Amazon AWS
2 36 (15.25%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (5.93%) Google Cloud Platform
4 11 (4.66%) Office 365
5 9 (3.81%) GitHub
6 7 (2.97%) SaaS
7 6 (2.54%) IaaS
8 5 (2.12%) Cloud Computing
9 4 (1.69%) PaaS
10 3 (1.27%) Amazon EC2
10 3 (1.27%) Oracle CX
11 2 (0.85%) Dropbox
12 1 (0.42%) Amazon ELB
12 1 (0.42%) Amazon S3
12 1 (0.42%) IBM Cloud
12 1 (0.42%) Route 53
12 1 (0.42%) SoftLayer
12 1 (0.42%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 87 (36.86%) Firewall
2 85 (36.02%) TCP/IP
3 50 (21.19%) DNS
4 46 (19.49%) VPN
5 31 (13.14%) DHCP
6 22 (9.32%) SAN
7 21 (8.90%) Internet
8 15 (6.36%) BGP
8 15 (6.36%) LDAP
8 15 (6.36%) WAN
9 14 (5.93%) LAN
9 14 (5.93%) NAS
10 12 (5.08%) iSCSI
10 12 (5.08%) MPLS
10 12 (5.08%) OSPF
11 11 (4.66%) IGMP
11 11 (4.66%) VLAN
12 10 (4.24%) Multicast
12 10 (4.24%) RIP
13 9 (3.81%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 77 (32.63%) MySQL
2 35 (14.83%) SQL Server
3 20 (8.47%) PostgreSQL
4 15 (6.36%) Big Data
5 14 (5.93%) Redis
6 12 (5.08%) MariaDB
7 10 (4.24%) Apache Cassandra
8 9 (3.81%) SQL Server 2005
8 9 (3.81%) SQL Server 2008
8 9 (3.81%) SQL Server 2012
9 7 (2.97%) MongoDB
10 6 (2.54%) NoSQL
11 4 (1.69%) Relational Database
12 3 (1.27%) CouchDB
12 3 (1.27%) Oracle Database
12 3 (1.27%) Riak
12 3 (1.27%) SAP HANA
13 2 (0.85%) Data Warehouse
13 2 (0.85%) OLAP
13 2 (0.85%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 33 (13.98%) Jenkins
2 29 (12.29%) Git (software)
3 15 (6.36%) Subversion
4 13 (5.51%) Vagrant
5 8 (3.39%) Sonatype Nexus
6 5 (2.12%) JIRA
7 4 (1.69%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 4 (1.69%) Travis CI
8 3 (1.27%) GitLab
9 2 (0.85%) git-flow
9 2 (0.85%) Maven
9 2 (0.85%) Metasploit
10 1 (0.42%) Bugzilla
10 1 (0.42%) Cucumber
10 1 (0.42%) Gradle
10 1 (0.42%) Wercker
General
1 19 (8.05%) Finance
1 19 (8.05%) Marketing
2 18 (7.63%) Telecoms
3 11 (4.66%) Games
4 9 (3.81%) Retail
5 8 (3.39%) Back Office
5 8 (3.39%) Electronics
5 8 (3.39%) Manufacturing
6 7 (2.97%) Banking
7 2 (0.85%) Investment Banking
7 2 (0.85%) Law
8 1 (0.42%) Advertising
8 1 (0.42%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 48 (20.34%) Administrator
2 46 (19.49%) Systems Administrator
3 45 (19.07%) DevOps Engineer
3 45 (19.07%) Linux Administrator
4 44 (18.64%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 39 (16.53%) Operations Engineer
6 36 (15.25%) Linux Engineer
7 34 (14.41%) IT Engineer
8 30 (12.71%) Linux/Unix DevOps
8 30 (12.71%) Systems Engineer
9 23 (9.75%) Junior
10 21 (8.90%) Network Engineer
11 17 (7.20%) DevOps Administrator
11 17 (7.20%) Linux DevOps Administrator
11 17 (7.20%) Senior Network Engineer
11 17 (7.20%) Support Engineer
12 16 (6.78%) Linux DevOps Engineer
12 16 (6.78%) Linux Support
12 16 (6.78%) Senior IT Engineer
12 16 (6.78%) Senior Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (12.29%) LEMP Stack
2 26 (11.02%) LAMP
3 12 (5.08%) Middleware
4 10 (4.24%) Regular Expression
5 9 (3.81%) OpenVZ
6 8 (3.39%) J2EE
6 8 (3.39%) RabbitMQ
7 7 (2.97%) Elastic Stack
8 3 (1.27%) .NET
8 3 (1.27%) AngularJS
8 3 (1.27%) Django
8 3 (1.27%) HTML
8 3 (1.27%) Node.js
8 3 (1.27%) SAP Basis
8 3 (1.27%) Web Services
9 2 (0.85%) 802.1X
9 2 (0.85%) CSS
9 2 (0.85%) libvirt
9 2 (0.85%) REST
9 2 (0.85%) Sensu
Miscellaneous
1 50 (21.19%) Data Centre
2 14 (5.93%) Computer Science
3 12 (5.08%) Clustering
4 11 (4.66%) Public Cloud
5 7 (2.97%) Replication
6 6 (2.54%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (2.54%) NHS
6 6 (2.54%) Video on Demand
7 5 (2.12%) Management Information System
7 5 (2.12%) Private Cloud
7 5 (2.12%) Video\Live Streaming
8 4 (1.69%) CLARiiON
8 4 (1.69%) EMC VMAX
8 4 (1.69%) EMC VNX
8 4 (1.69%) Linux Command Line
9 3 (1.27%) Grid Computing
9 3 (1.27%) Hybrid Cloud
9 3 (1.27%) VxBlock/Vblock
10 2 (0.85%) CCTV
10 2 (0.85%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 214 (90.68%) Linux
2 80 (33.90%) Windows
3 50 (21.19%) CentOS
4 46 (19.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 41 (17.37%) Unix
6 24 (10.17%) Debian
7 22 (9.32%) Ubuntu
8 19 (8.05%) Windows Server 2012
9 18 (7.63%) Windows Server
10 15 (6.36%) Windows 7
11 13 (5.51%) Solaris
11 13 (5.51%) Windows Server 2008
12 10 (4.24%) AIX
13 9 (3.81%) FreeBSD
13 9 (3.81%) Mac OS X
13 9 (3.81%) Windows Server 2003
14 8 (3.39%) HPUX
14 8 (3.39%) SUSE
15 6 (2.54%) Windows 10
16 4 (1.69%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 100 (42.37%) DevOps
2 72 (30.51%) Agile Software Development
3 46 (19.49%) Configuration Management
4 33 (13.98%) Network Design
5 31 (13.14%) Ticket Management
6 30 (12.71%) High Availability
6 30 (12.71%) Load Balancing
7 25 (10.59%) ITIL
8 23 (9.75%) Continuous Integration
9 21 (8.90%) Open Source
10 19 (8.05%) User Acceptance Testing
11 15 (6.36%) Software Engineering
12 14 (5.93%) E-Commerce
13 12 (5.08%) Mentoring
14 11 (4.66%) Analytics
14 11 (4.66%) Business Continuity
15 10 (4.24%) Business Intelligence
16 9 (3.81%) Digital Marketing
16 9 (3.81%) ERP
16 9 (3.81%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 91 (38.56%) Python
2 78 (33.05%) Bash Shell
3 73 (30.93%) Perl
4 50 (21.19%) SQL
5 36 (15.25%) Ruby
6 33 (13.98%) PHP
7 30 (12.71%) Java
8 28 (11.86%) Shell Script
9 17 (7.20%) PowerShell
10 7 (2.97%) Korn
11 5 (2.12%) C-shell
12 4 (1.69%) C
12 4 (1.69%) Groovy
12 4 (1.69%) Tcl
13 3 (1.27%) JavaScript
14 2 (0.85%) Go
14 2 (0.85%) R
15 1 (0.42%) C++
15 1 (0.42%) Embedded C
15 1 (0.42%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 18 (7.63%) Cisco Certification
2 15 (6.36%) Degree
3 14 (5.93%) CCNA
4 6 (2.54%) SC Cleared
4 6 (2.54%) Security Cleared
5 4 (1.69%) CCIE
5 4 (1.69%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (1.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 3 (1.27%) AWS Certification
6 3 (1.27%) CCNP
6 3 (1.27%) Computer Science Degree
6 3 (1.27%) MCSE
6 3 (1.27%) RHCE
6 3 (1.27%) RHCSA
6 3 (1.27%) VCP6
7 2 (0.85%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.42%) Master's Degree
8 1 (0.42%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.42%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (13.14%) SLA
2 15 (6.36%) QA
3 9 (3.81%) GCP
4 6 (2.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 5 (2.12%) ISO 14001
6 3 (1.27%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.42%) COBIT
7 1 (0.42%) Cyber Essentials
7 1 (0.42%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
7 1 (0.42%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 142 (60.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 68 (28.81%) Docker
3 61 (25.85%) Hyper-V
4 54 (22.88%) Xen
5 31 (13.14%) NFS
6 28 (11.86%) Active Directory
7 27 (11.44%) XenServer
8 18 (7.63%) Samba
8 18 (7.63%) VMware ESXi
9 15 (6.36%) Virtual Machines
10 14 (5.93%) iptables
11 13 (5.51%) VirtualBox
12 12 (5.08%) pfSense
12 12 (5.08%) vSphere
13 10 (4.24%) Virtual Servers
14 8 (3.39%) oVirt
14 8 (3.39%) Terminal Services
14 8 (3.39%) Veritas Volume Manager
14 8 (3.39%) VMware Workstation
14 8 (3.39%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 72 (30.51%) Puppet
2 55 (23.31%) Opscode Chef
3 47 (19.92%) Ansible
4 26 (11.02%) Nagios
5 19 (8.05%) HAProxy
6 15 (6.36%) ZABBIX
7 14 (5.93%) WSUS
8 11 (4.66%) Terraform
9 9 (3.81%) Kibana
9 9 (3.81%) Kubernetes
9 9 (3.81%) Oracle ZFS
10 7 (2.97%) vCenter Server
10 7 (2.97%) vRealize
11 6 (2.54%) Bacula
11 6 (2.54%) Grafana
11 6 (2.54%) Salt
12 5 (2.12%) Mesos
12 5 (2.12%) OpenView
12 5 (2.12%) Red Hat Spacewalk
12 5 (2.12%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 150 (63.56%) VMware
2 80 (33.90%) Cisco
3 69 (29.24%) Red Hat
4 38 (16.10%) Oracle
5 36 (15.25%) Juniper
6 31 (13.14%) Citrix
7 29 (12.29%) HP
8 27 (11.44%) Microsoft
9 17 (7.20%) Dell
9 17 (7.20%) EMC
10 15 (6.36%) F5
10 15 (6.36%) NetApp
11 12 (5.08%) Veritas
12 11 (4.66%) Google
12 11 (4.66%) SAP
13 10 (4.24%) Percona
13 10 (4.24%) Sophos
14 9 (3.81%) McAfee
14 9 (3.81%) Vyatta
15 8 (3.39%) PlateSpin