Period
to 26 July 2021

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 26 July 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Kernel-Based Virtual Machine (KVM)
England > London
6 months to
26 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 643 563 696
Rank change year-on-year -80 +133 +87
Permanent jobs citing KVM 45 3 63
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 0.10% 0.010% 0.11%
As % of the System Software category 0.51% 0.055% 0.63%
Number of salaries quoted 41 3 48
10th Percentile £41,250 £33,550 "
25th Percentile £45,000 £41,125 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £57,500 £53,750
Median % change year-on-year -4.35% +6.98% -10.42%
75th Percentile £71,250 £62,500 £78,750
90th Percentile £95,000 £63,250 £100,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% - -21.74%

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 8,897 5,426 9,983
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 19.84% 18.47% 17.26%
Number of salaries quoted 5,675 4,685 8,425
10th Percentile £38,750 £37,399 £30,000
25th Percentile £52,500 £50,000 £43,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £67,500 £62,500
Median % change year-on-year +3.70% +8.00% +7.76%
75th Percentile £88,750 £85,000 £82,500
90th Percentile £105,000 £100,000 £97,500
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.55% +10.00% +2.04%

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 26 July 2021.

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 26 July 2021. 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 - 3 £45,000 - 5
KVM
England

For the 6 months to 26 July 2021, 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 (68.89%) Firewall
2 28 (62.22%) Linux
2 28 (62.22%) VPN
2 28 (62.22%) ZABBIX
3 25 (55.56%) Data Centre
4 24 (53.33%) Windows
4 24 (53.33%) Debian
5 23 (51.11%) BGP
5 23 (51.11%) Open Source
5 23 (51.11%) Load Balancing
6 21 (46.67%) Microsoft
7 20 (44.44%) Degree
7 20 (44.44%) VMware
7 20 (44.44%) Puppet
7 20 (44.44%) Ansible
8 19 (42.22%) Azure
8 19 (42.22%) SQL Server
9 18 (40.00%) SNMP
10 17 (37.78%) Cisco
10 17 (37.78%) Apache
10 17 (37.78%) Tomcat
10 17 (37.78%) LAN
10 17 (37.78%) IIS
10 17 (37.78%) Internet
10 17 (37.78%) Juniper
10 17 (37.78%) HP
10 17 (37.78%) nginx
10 17 (37.78%) High Availability
10 17 (37.78%) GENBAND
10 17 (37.78%) Mitel

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 17 (37.78%) Apache
1 17 (37.78%) IIS
1 17 (37.78%) nginx
1 17 (37.78%) Tomcat
2 11 (24.44%) ejabberd
3 8 (17.78%) OpenStack
4 6 (13.33%) Cloud Foundry
5 1 (2.22%) Oracle Coherence
Cloud Services
1 19 (42.22%) Azure
2 16 (35.56%) AWS
3 7 (15.56%) GCP
4 6 (13.33%) Amazon EKS
4 6 (13.33%) Cloud Computing
4 6 (13.33%) IBM Cloud
4 6 (13.33%) MinIO
4 6 (13.33%) OpenShift
4 6 (13.33%) PaaS
4 6 (13.33%) Stackdriver
5 3 (6.67%) Azure Active Directory
5 3 (6.67%) Microsoft 365
6 1 (2.22%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 31 (68.89%) Firewall
2 28 (62.22%) VPN
3 23 (51.11%) BGP
4 18 (40.00%) SNMP
5 17 (37.78%) Diameter Protocol
5 17 (37.78%) Internet
5 17 (37.78%) LAN
6 12 (26.67%) PBX
7 11 (24.44%) Asterisk PBX
8 8 (17.78%) VoIP
9 6 (13.33%) 5G
9 6 (13.33%) DNS
9 6 (13.33%) MPLS
9 6 (13.33%) OpenFlow
9 6 (13.33%) SAN
9 6 (13.33%) SD-WAN
9 6 (13.33%) VSAN
10 3 (6.67%) NetScaler
11 2 (4.44%) 3G
11 2 (4.44%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (42.22%) SQL Server
2 6 (13.33%) NoSQL
3 2 (4.44%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (2.22%) MongoDB
4 1 (2.22%) MySQL
4 1 (2.22%) Redis
Development Applications
1 8 (17.78%) Jenkins
2 6 (13.33%) GitLab
3 3 (6.67%) Git (software)
4 1 (2.22%) Gradle
4 1 (2.22%) JUnit
4 1 (2.22%) Maven
General
1 16 (35.56%) Analytical Skills
1 16 (35.56%) Organisational Skills
2 11 (24.44%) Games
3 9 (20.00%) Social Skills
4 8 (17.78%) Presentation Skills
4 8 (17.78%) Telecoms
5 5 (11.11%) iGaming
6 2 (4.44%) Finance
6 2 (4.44%) Law
7 1 (2.22%) Fire and Rescue
7 1 (2.22%) Inclusion and Diversity
Job Titles
1 20 (44.44%) Network Engineer
2 12 (26.67%) Network Systems Engineer
2 12 (26.67%) Systems Engineer
3 7 (15.56%) VoIP Engineer
4 5 (11.11%) Development Engineer
5 4 (8.89%) Core Network Engineer
6 3 (6.67%) 1st Line Support
6 3 (6.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (4.44%) Consultant
7 2 (4.44%) DevOps Consultant
8 1 (2.22%) 1st Line Engineer
8 1 (2.22%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
8 1 (2.22%) DevOps Engineer
8 1 (2.22%) Java Engineer
8 1 (2.22%) Senior Development Engineer
8 1 (2.22%) Service Desk Engineer
8 1 (2.22%) Service Desk Support
8 1 (2.22%) Service Desk Support Analyst
8 1 (2.22%) Site Reliability Engineer
8 1 (2.22%) Unified Communications Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (24.44%) XMPP
2 7 (15.56%) Kafka
2 7 (15.56%) REST
3 6 (13.33%) Elastic Stack
3 6 (13.33%) gRPC
3 6 (13.33%) libvirt
3 6 (13.33%) Node.js
3 6 (13.33%) RabbitMQ
4 3 (6.67%) ADO
5 2 (4.44%) FreeSWITCH
6 1 (2.22%) .NET
6 1 (2.22%) JGroups
6 1 (2.22%) SOAP
6 1 (2.22%) Spring
6 1 (2.22%) Spring Boot
6 1 (2.22%) WebRTC
Miscellaneous
1 25 (55.56%) Data Centre
2 9 (20.00%) Cloud Native
2 9 (20.00%) Public Cloud
3 2 (4.44%) ASIC
4 1 (2.22%) Clustering
4 1 (2.22%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (2.22%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 28 (62.22%) Linux
2 24 (53.33%) Debian
2 24 (53.33%) Windows
3 7 (15.56%) CentOS
4 3 (6.67%) Windows Server
5 2 (4.44%) Ubuntu
6 1 (2.22%) pSOS
6 1 (2.22%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (2.22%) Windows Server 2016
6 1 (2.22%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (51.11%) Load Balancing
1 23 (51.11%) Open Source
2 17 (37.78%) Architectural Design
2 17 (37.78%) Computer Science
2 17 (37.78%) Cost Reduction
2 17 (37.78%) High Availability
3 14 (31.11%) DevOps
4 13 (28.89%) Continuous Integration
5 11 (24.44%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (24.44%) Penetration Testing
5 11 (24.44%) Risk Assessment
6 10 (22.22%) Configuration Management
7 8 (17.78%) ITIL
8 6 (13.33%) Coaching
8 6 (13.33%) Observability
8 6 (13.33%) Scrum
8 6 (13.33%) Site Reliability Engineering
9 5 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
9 5 (11.11%) Thought Leadership
10 4 (8.89%) Network Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 16 (35.56%) Bash Shell
2 14 (31.11%) Perl
3 13 (28.89%) PHP
4 12 (26.67%) Python
5 11 (24.44%) C
6 9 (20.00%) Java
7 8 (17.78%) Go
8 7 (15.56%) SQL
9 6 (13.33%) C#
10 4 (8.89%) PowerShell
11 1 (2.22%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 20 (44.44%) Degree
2 11 (24.44%) Computer Science Degree
3 6 (13.33%) Master's Degree
4 1 (2.22%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.22%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.22%) QA
System Software
1 17 (37.78%) iptables
1 17 (37.78%) QEMU
2 14 (31.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (24.44%) Kamailio
3 11 (24.44%) Postfix
4 9 (20.00%) Docker
5 7 (15.56%) Active Directory
5 7 (15.56%) Hyper-V
6 6 (13.33%) Ceph
6 6 (13.33%) VMware ESXi
7 5 (11.11%) Firmware
8 4 (8.89%) Virtual Machines
9 3 (6.67%) vSphere
9 3 (6.67%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 28 (62.22%) ZABBIX
2 20 (44.44%) Ansible
2 20 (44.44%) Puppet
3 17 (37.78%) Galera Cluster
3 17 (37.78%) HAProxy
4 15 (33.33%) Kubernetes
5 11 (24.44%) Prometheus
6 6 (13.33%) Opscode Chef
6 6 (13.33%) Salt
6 6 (13.33%) vCenter Server
7 5 (11.11%) Grafana
8 1 (2.22%) Active Directory Federation Services
Vendors
1 21 (46.67%) Microsoft
2 20 (44.44%) VMware
3 17 (37.78%) Cisco
3 17 (37.78%) GENBAND
3 17 (37.78%) HP
3 17 (37.78%) Juniper
3 17 (37.78%) Mitel
3 17 (37.78%) Percona
3 17 (37.78%) SonicWALL
4 11 (24.44%) Nortel
5 8 (17.78%) Red Hat
6 6 (13.33%) AppDynamics
6 6 (13.33%) Citrix
6 6 (13.33%) Dynatrace
6 6 (13.33%) Google
6 6 (13.33%) IBM
6 6 (13.33%) SAP
7 3 (6.67%) Splunk
8 2 (4.44%) Instagram
8 2 (4.44%) Sun