Period
to 16 October 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in London 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 16 October 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Kernel-Based Virtual Machine (KVM)
England > London
6 months to
16 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 687 739 732
Rank change year-on-year +52 -7 -70
Permanent jobs citing KVM 41 78 126
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.075% 0.11% 0.17%
As % of the System Software category 0.42% 0.73% 1.27%
Number of salaries quoted 29 65 118
London median annual salary £52,500 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.50% +4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £30,000 £44,000 £41,500
90th Percentile £98,750 £99,000 £77,500
England median annual salary £45,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -18.18% +10.00% -1.96%

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 London with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 9,698 10,660 9,960
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 17.70% 15.67% 13.36%
Number of salaries quoted 8,024 8,943 8,463
London median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% +9.09% +10.00%
10th Percentile £29,750 £28,750 £28,250
90th Percentile £96,250 £91,250 £85,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +11.11% +5.88%

KVM
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for KVM in London

KVM
Salary Trend in London

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

Salary trend for KVM in London

KVM
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing KVM in London over the 6 months to 16 October 2019.

Salary histogram for KVM in London

KVM
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing KVM within the London region over the 6 months to 16 October 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
Central London +25 19 £45,000 -21.74% 2
South London -6 3 £47,500 - 1
West London +17 1 £52,500 -4.55%
North London - 1 £55,000 -
KVM
England

For the 6 months to 16 October 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 London region with a requirement for KVM.

1 31 (75.61%) Linux
2 27 (65.85%) Windows
3 23 (56.10%) Python
4 22 (53.66%) Red Hat
4 22 (53.66%) Docker
5 20 (48.78%) Bash Shell
6 19 (46.34%) Open Source
6 19 (46.34%) Ubuntu
7 17 (41.46%) VMware
8 16 (39.02%) PostgreSQL
8 16 (39.02%) nginx
8 16 (39.02%) DevOps
9 15 (36.59%) DNS
9 15 (36.59%) TCP/IP
10 14 (34.15%) MySQL
10 14 (34.15%) Windows Server
10 14 (34.15%) Hyper-V
11 13 (31.71%) Kubernetes
11 13 (31.71%) Security Cleared
12 12 (29.27%) Finance
12 12 (29.27%) Opscode Chef
13 11 (26.83%) LEMP Stack
13 11 (26.83%) LAPP Stack
13 11 (26.83%) vSphere
13 11 (26.83%) Azure
13 11 (26.83%) Puppet
13 11 (26.83%) LAMP
13 11 (26.83%) Apache
13 11 (26.83%) Configuration Management
13 11 (26.83%) Prometheus

KVM
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 16 (39.02%) nginx
2 11 (26.83%) Apache
3 8 (19.51%) OpenStack
4 3 (7.32%) Cloud Foundry
4 3 (7.32%) MS Exchange
5 2 (4.88%) CMS
5 2 (4.88%) Confluence
6 1 (2.44%) Tomcat
6 1 (2.44%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 11 (26.83%) Azure
2 10 (24.39%) AWS
3 7 (17.07%) Office 365
4 5 (12.20%) GCP
5 4 (9.76%) Amazon ECS
5 4 (9.76%) OpenShift
5 4 (9.76%) PaaS
6 3 (7.32%) AWS Lambda
6 3 (7.32%) Azure ExpressRoute
6 3 (7.32%) IaaS
6 3 (7.32%) Rackspace Cloud
6 3 (7.32%) SaaS
6 3 (7.32%) Serverless
7 2 (4.88%) Google App Engine
8 1 (2.44%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (2.44%) GitHub
8 1 (2.44%) Heroku
8 1 (2.44%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 15 (36.59%) DNS
1 15 (36.59%) TCP/IP
2 8 (19.51%) Firewall
3 7 (17.07%) Software-Defined Networking
4 6 (14.63%) Asterisk PBX
5 5 (12.20%) HTTP
5 5 (12.20%) LAN
6 3 (7.32%) Intrusion Detection
6 3 (7.32%) MPLS
6 3 (7.32%) SNA
6 3 (7.32%) SSL
6 3 (7.32%) VPN
6 3 (7.32%) WAN
6 3 (7.32%) Wireless
6 3 (7.32%) WLAN
7 2 (4.88%) SAN
8 1 (2.44%) Internet
8 1 (2.44%) RTCP
8 1 (2.44%) RTP
8 1 (2.44%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (39.02%) PostgreSQL
2 14 (34.15%) MySQL
3 5 (12.20%) Redis
4 4 (9.76%) NoSQL
5 3 (7.32%) MariaDB
5 3 (7.32%) SQL Server
6 1 (2.44%) Aerospike
6 1 (2.44%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (2.44%) Big Data
6 1 (2.44%) Flink
6 1 (2.44%) InfluxDB
6 1 (2.44%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 8 (19.51%) Git (software)
2 7 (17.07%) Jenkins
3 4 (9.76%) JIRA
4 3 (7.32%) Visual Studio
5 2 (4.88%) Bitbucket Server
5 2 (4.88%) Subversion
5 2 (4.88%) TeamCity
5 2 (4.88%) Visual Studio Team System
6 1 (2.44%) Ant
6 1 (2.44%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (2.44%) Bitbucket
6 1 (2.44%) CA Release Automation
6 1 (2.44%) GDB
6 1 (2.44%) GoCD
6 1 (2.44%) Gradle
6 1 (2.44%) Hudson
6 1 (2.44%) Maven
6 1 (2.44%) MSBuild
6 1 (2.44%) Selenium
6 1 (2.44%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 12 (29.27%) Finance
2 4 (9.76%) Local Government
3 2 (4.88%) Publishing
4 1 (2.44%) Public Sector
4 1 (2.44%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (24.39%) Linux Engineer
1 10 (24.39%) Systems Engineer
2 9 (21.95%) Linux Systems Engineer
3 6 (14.63%) Administrator
3 6 (14.63%) Architect
3 6 (14.63%) Cloud Architect
4 5 (12.20%) Consultant
4 5 (12.20%) Linux Administrator
4 5 (12.20%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 5 (12.20%) Support Engineer
5 4 (9.76%) Cloud Engineer
6 3 (7.32%) AWS Architect
6 3 (7.32%) Azure Architect
6 3 (7.32%) Cloud Solutions Architect
6 3 (7.32%) DevOps Engineer
6 3 (7.32%) Migration Architect
6 3 (7.32%) Network Security Architect
6 3 (7.32%) Security Solutions Architect
6 3 (7.32%) Senior Architect
6 3 (7.32%) Windows Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (26.83%) LAMP
1 11 (26.83%) LAPP Stack
1 11 (26.83%) LEMP Stack
2 6 (14.63%) libvirt
3 5 (12.20%) LDAP
4 4 (9.76%) Web Services
5 1 (2.44%) Elastic Stack
5 1 (2.44%) FreeSWITCH
5 1 (2.44%) JRuby
5 1 (2.44%) Kafka
5 1 (2.44%) Node.js
5 1 (2.44%) RabbitMQ
5 1 (2.44%) Sensu
5 1 (2.44%) Servlets
5 1 (2.44%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (24.39%) Hybrid Cloud
2 9 (21.95%) Public Cloud
3 5 (12.20%) Data Centre
3 5 (12.20%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 4 (9.76%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (9.76%) Self-Motivation
5 3 (7.32%) Client/Server
5 3 (7.32%) Cloud Native
5 3 (7.32%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 31 (75.61%) Linux
2 27 (65.85%) Windows
3 19 (46.34%) Ubuntu
4 14 (34.15%) Windows Server
5 10 (24.39%) Windows 10
6 9 (21.95%) CentOS
7 6 (14.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (9.76%) Data ONTAP
8 4 (9.76%) Mac OS
9 1 (2.44%) Fedora
9 1 (2.44%) FreeNAS
9 1 (2.44%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (46.34%) Open Source
2 16 (39.02%) DevOps
3 11 (26.83%) Configuration Management
4 9 (21.95%) High Availability
5 8 (19.51%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (19.51%) Fintech
6 7 (17.07%) Cybersecurity
7 5 (12.20%) DDoS Mitigation
8 4 (9.76%) Performance Metrics
8 4 (9.76%) Virtual Environments
9 3 (7.32%) Kalman Filter
9 3 (7.32%) Mentoring
9 3 (7.32%) Network Virtualisation
9 3 (7.32%) Re-Platforming
9 3 (7.32%) SABSA
9 3 (7.32%) Server Virtualisation
9 3 (7.32%) Service Design
9 3 (7.32%) Strategic Roadmap
9 3 (7.32%) Threat Modelling
9 3 (7.32%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 23 (56.10%) Python
2 20 (48.78%) Bash Shell
3 7 (17.07%) PowerShell
4 3 (7.32%) Perl
4 3 (7.32%) Ruby
4 3 (7.32%) SQL
5 2 (4.88%) Clojure
6 1 (2.44%) C
6 1 (2.44%) C++
6 1 (2.44%) Embedded C
6 1 (2.44%) Go
6 1 (2.44%) Java
Qualifications
1 13 (31.71%) Security Cleared
2 4 (9.76%) RHCE
2 4 (9.76%) RHCSA
3 3 (7.32%) CISSP
3 3 (7.32%) Degree
3 3 (7.32%) SC Cleared
3 3 (7.32%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 22 (53.66%) Docker
2 14 (34.15%) Hyper-V
3 11 (26.83%) vSphere
4 10 (24.39%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (24.39%) Xen
5 5 (12.20%) oVirt
5 5 (12.20%) Virtual Machines
6 4 (9.76%) Ceph
6 4 (9.76%) Gluster
6 4 (9.76%) QEMU
6 4 (9.76%) VMware NSX
7 3 (7.32%) Active Directory
7 3 (7.32%) iptables
7 3 (7.32%) LXC
8 2 (4.88%) VirtualBox
8 2 (4.88%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (2.44%) NFS
9 1 (2.44%) pfSense
Systems Management
1 13 (31.71%) Kubernetes
2 12 (29.27%) Opscode Chef
3 11 (26.83%) Prometheus
3 11 (26.83%) Puppet
4 10 (24.39%) Ansible
5 5 (12.20%) Mesos
5 5 (12.20%) Terraform
6 2 (4.88%) Nagios
6 2 (4.88%) yum
6 2 (4.88%) ZABBIX
7 1 (2.44%) Ganglia
7 1 (2.44%) Grafana
7 1 (2.44%) Graphite
7 1 (2.44%) Hadoop YARN
7 1 (2.44%) HP Fortify
7 1 (2.44%) Oracle ZFS
7 1 (2.44%) Pingdom
7 1 (2.44%) Rsyslog
7 1 (2.44%) Salt
7 1 (2.44%) SELinux
Vendors
1 22 (53.66%) Red Hat
2 17 (41.46%) VMware
3 6 (14.63%) Microsoft
4 5 (12.20%) Google
5 4 (9.76%) Apple
5 4 (9.76%) Cisco
6 3 (7.32%) Rackspace
7 1 (2.44%) AlienVault
7 1 (2.44%) CA
7 1 (2.44%) CA Agile Central
7 1 (2.44%) Perforce
7 1 (2.44%) Veracode
7 1 (2.44%) Vyatta