Period
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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 17 May 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Kernel-Based Virtual Machine (KVM)
England > London
6 months to
17 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 798 551 622
Rank change year-on-year -247 +71 +100
Permanent jobs citing KVM 54 41 14
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 0.078% 0.12% 0.035%
As % of the System Software category 0.41% 0.61% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 18 36 14
10th Percentile £56,750 - £38,000
25th Percentile £70,000 £41,250 £54,375
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £90,000 £50,000 £67,500
Median % change year-on-year +80.00% -25.93% +42.11%
75th Percentile £102,625 £65,000 £76,250
90th Percentile £106,625 £73,125 -
England median annual salary £75,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +50.00% +5.26% +5.56%

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 13,099 6,721 7,243
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 18.99% 20.03% 18.09%
Number of salaries quoted 5,964 5,122 6,119
10th Percentile £33,825 £38,772 £32,500
25th Percentile £48,750 £52,500 £46,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year - +7.69% +4.00%
75th Percentile £92,500 £87,500 £85,000
90th Percentile £110,000 £100,000 £100,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%

KVM
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for KVM in London

KVM
Salary Trend in London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing KVM in London.

Salary trend for KVM in London

KVM
Salary Histogram in London

Salary distribution for jobs citing KVM in London over the 6 months to 17 May 2022.

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 17 May 2022. 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
Jobs
West London - 5 - -
Central London -32 2 £70,000 +55.56% 3
KVM
England

For the 6 months to 17 May 2022, 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 34 (62.96%) Docker
2 33 (61.11%) Linux
3 32 (59.26%) DevOps
4 30 (55.56%) Kubernetes
5 27 (50.00%) Ansible
6 25 (46.30%) VMware
6 25 (46.30%) VMware Infrastructure
7 22 (40.74%) CI/CD
8 20 (37.04%) Terraform
8 20 (37.04%) Hyper-V
8 20 (37.04%) vSphere
9 19 (35.19%) Azure
10 18 (33.33%) Python
10 18 (33.33%) DNS
11 17 (31.48%) AWS
11 17 (31.48%) Agile
11 17 (31.48%) Data Centre
12 15 (27.78%) IaaS
12 15 (27.78%) PaaS
12 15 (27.78%) Puppet
13 13 (24.07%) Firewall
14 12 (22.22%) SaaS
14 12 (22.22%) Information Security
15 11 (20.37%) Private Cloud
15 11 (20.37%) Line Management
15 11 (20.37%) Social Skills
15 11 (20.37%) Finance
15 11 (20.37%) Microsoft
16 10 (18.52%) SSL
16 10 (18.52%) WAN

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 10 (18.52%) OpenStack
2 9 (16.67%) Cloud Foundry
3 2 (3.70%) nginx
4 1 (1.85%) Apache
4 1 (1.85%) Confluence
4 1 (1.85%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (3.70%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (9.26%) MetaTrader
Cloud Services
1 19 (35.19%) Azure
2 17 (31.48%) AWS
3 15 (27.78%) IaaS
3 15 (27.78%) PaaS
4 12 (22.22%) SaaS
5 10 (18.52%) GCP
6 8 (14.81%) npm
7 6 (11.11%) Cloud Computing
7 6 (11.11%) Microsoft 365
8 5 (9.26%) Azure Active Directory
8 5 (9.26%) Nutanix
9 3 (5.56%) Serverless
10 2 (3.70%) AWS CloudFormation
10 2 (3.70%) GitHub
11 1 (1.85%) Amazon EC2
11 1 (1.85%) Amazon ELB
11 1 (1.85%) Azure Stack
11 1 (1.85%) OpenShift
11 1 (1.85%) Slack
11 1 (1.85%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 18 (33.33%) DNS
2 13 (24.07%) Firewall
3 10 (18.52%) LAN
3 10 (18.52%) SSL
3 10 (18.52%) VLAN
3 10 (18.52%) WAN
4 9 (16.67%) DHCP
4 9 (16.67%) Intrusion Detection
4 9 (16.67%) Software-Defined Networking
4 9 (16.67%) Wireless
4 9 (16.67%) WLAN
5 8 (14.81%) Broadband
6 3 (5.56%) VoIP
6 3 (5.56%) VPN
7 2 (3.70%) Asterisk PBX
7 2 (3.70%) Kerberos
8 1 (1.85%) IPsec
8 1 (1.85%) SSH
8 1 (1.85%) VSAN
8 1 (1.85%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (14.81%) MySQL
2 5 (9.26%) PostgreSQL
2 5 (9.26%) SQL Server
3 2 (3.70%) Big Data
3 2 (3.70%) Flink
Development Applications
1 10 (18.52%) Jenkins
2 8 (14.81%) GitLab
3 3 (5.56%) Ant
3 3 (5.56%) Gradle
3 3 (5.56%) Maven
4 1 (1.85%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.85%) JIRA
General
1 11 (20.37%) Finance
1 11 (20.37%) Social Skills
2 8 (14.81%) Inclusion and Diversity
3 6 (11.11%) Games
4 5 (9.26%) Documentation Skills
5 3 (5.56%) Presentation Skills
6 1 (1.85%) Law
6 1 (1.85%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 15 (27.78%) Architect
2 12 (22.22%) DevOps Engineer
2 12 (22.22%) Security Architect
3 7 (12.96%) Systems Engineer
4 6 (11.11%) Software Engineer
5 5 (9.26%) Senior Architect
5 5 (9.26%) Team Leader
6 4 (7.41%) Senior Security Architect
7 3 (5.56%) Cisco Architect
7 3 (5.56%) Cisco Security Architect
7 3 (5.56%) Cloud Architect
7 3 (5.56%) Kubernetes Architect
7 3 (5.56%) VMware Architect
8 2 (3.70%) DevOps Engineer - Fintech
8 2 (3.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 2 (3.70%) Kubernetes Engineer
8 2 (3.70%) Linux Engineer
8 2 (3.70%) Linux Systems Engineer
8 2 (3.70%) Storage Architect
8 2 (3.70%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (18.52%) libvirt
2 8 (14.81%) Node.js
3 6 (11.11%) Unity (Game Engine)
4 5 (9.26%) FIX Protocol
5 4 (7.41%) LDAP
6 2 (3.70%) FreeSWITCH
6 2 (3.70%) Kafka
6 2 (3.70%) LEMP Stack
6 2 (3.70%) WebRTC
7 1 (1.85%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 17 (31.48%) Data Centre
2 11 (20.37%) Private Cloud
3 9 (16.67%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 8 (14.81%) Social Media
4 8 (14.81%) User Experience
5 7 (12.96%) Clustering
5 7 (12.96%) Replication
6 6 (11.11%) Algorithms
6 6 (11.11%) Blog
6 6 (11.11%) Data Structures
7 5 (9.26%) BYOD
8 3 (5.56%) Public Cloud
9 2 (3.70%) Blockchain
10 1 (1.85%) IoT
10 1 (1.85%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 33 (61.11%) Linux
2 10 (18.52%) Windows
3 9 (16.67%) VMS
4 8 (14.81%) Android
4 8 (14.81%) Apple iOS
4 8 (14.81%) Mac OS
5 6 (11.11%) Windows Server
6 5 (9.26%) Windows 10
6 5 (9.26%) Windows Server 2019
7 4 (7.41%) Ubuntu
8 2 (3.70%) CentOS
8 2 (3.70%) Debian
8 2 (3.70%) Unix
9 1 (1.85%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (59.26%) DevOps
2 22 (40.74%) CI/CD
3 17 (31.48%) Agile
4 12 (22.22%) Information Security
5 11 (20.37%) Line Management
6 10 (18.52%) Network Virtualisation
6 10 (18.52%) Software Engineering
7 9 (16.67%) Cybersecurity
7 9 (16.67%) Data Loss Prevention
7 9 (16.67%) DDoS Mitigation
7 9 (16.67%) Infrastructure as Code
7 9 (16.67%) Kalman Filter
7 9 (16.67%) Microservices
7 9 (16.67%) Security Architecture
7 9 (16.67%) Server Virtualisation
7 9 (16.67%) SIEM
7 9 (16.67%) Threat Modelling
7 9 (16.67%) Vulnerability Scanning
8 8 (14.81%) Immutable Infrastructure
8 8 (14.81%) Virtual Infrastructure
Programming Languages
1 18 (33.33%) Python
2 6 (11.11%) Go
2 6 (11.11%) PowerShell
3 5 (9.26%) Bash
4 3 (5.56%) Perl
5 2 (3.70%) Java
6 1 (1.85%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (7.41%) Degree
2 2 (3.70%) CISSP
3 1 (1.85%) MCP
3 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.85%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.85%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.85%) QA
1 1 (1.85%) SLA
System Software
1 34 (62.96%) Docker
2 25 (46.30%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (37.04%) Hyper-V
3 20 (37.04%) vSphere
4 10 (18.52%) Xen
5 9 (16.67%) LXC
6 8 (14.81%) Ceph
6 8 (14.81%) VMware ESXi
7 7 (12.96%) Active Directory
8 5 (9.26%) BitLocker
8 5 (9.26%) Virtual Desktop
9 3 (5.56%) oVirt
10 2 (3.70%) Kamailio
10 2 (3.70%) RHEV
11 1 (1.85%) Citrix Hypervisor
11 1 (1.85%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 30 (55.56%) Kubernetes
2 27 (50.00%) Ansible
3 20 (37.04%) Terraform
4 15 (27.78%) Puppet
5 9 (16.67%) Mesos
6 8 (14.81%) Proxmox
7 5 (9.26%) CASB
7 5 (9.26%) Microsoft Intune
8 4 (7.41%) Opscode Chef
9 3 (5.56%) Istio
10 2 (3.70%) Hadoop YARN
10 2 (3.70%) Nessus
10 2 (3.70%) SELinux
11 1 (1.85%) Nagios
11 1 (1.85%) Rancher
11 1 (1.85%) VxRail
Vendors
1 25 (46.30%) VMware
2 11 (20.37%) Microsoft
3 7 (12.96%) Google
3 7 (12.96%) TOWER Software
3 7 (12.96%) Trayport
4 5 (9.26%) Sun
5 4 (7.41%) Cisco
6 3 (5.56%) Citrix
6 3 (5.56%) Red Hat
6 3 (5.56%) SaltStack
7 2 (3.70%) Juniper
8 1 (1.85%) Aruba
8 1 (1.85%) EMC
8 1 (1.85%) Huawei
8 1 (1.85%) NetApp
8 1 (1.85%) Nimble Storage
8 1 (1.85%) Oracle
8 1 (1.85%) ProCurve