Period
to 20 October 2018

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 20 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Kernel-Based Virtual Machine (KVM)
England > London
6 months to
20 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 737 715 648
Rank change year-on-year -22 -67 +23
Permanent jobs citing KVM 75 128 212
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.11% 0.17% 0.28%
As % of the System Software category 0.71% 1.29% 2.23%
Number of salaries quoted 62 119 167
London median annual salary £63,750 £57,500 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.87% - -
10th Percentile £42,875 £40,950 £36,250
90th Percentile £99,750 £77,500 £87,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £51,500
% change year-on-year +10.00% -2.91% -1.90%

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 10,581 9,917 9,488
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 15.68% 13.37% 12.33%
Number of salaries quoted 8,875 8,423 8,226
London median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% +10.00% +8.70%
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,300 £27,000
90th Percentile £91,000 £85,000 £80,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +11.11% +5.88% +6.25%

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 20 October 2018.

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 20 October 2018. 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 -24 16 £57,500 +27.78% 5
West London +34 8 £55,000 -4.35% 2
South London - 2 - -
KVM
England

For the 6 months to 20 October 2018, 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 68 (90.67%) Linux
2 49 (65.33%) Python
3 40 (53.33%) Ansible
4 39 (52.00%) Puppet
5 36 (48.00%) Amazon AWS
5 36 (48.00%) Windows
6 33 (44.00%) Opscode Chef
7 32 (42.67%) Firewall
8 31 (41.33%) DevOps
9 30 (40.00%) VMware
10 29 (38.67%) VMware Infrastructure
11 27 (36.00%) DNS
12 25 (33.33%) Open Source
13 24 (32.00%) NFS
14 21 (28.00%) Docker
15 20 (26.67%) Bash Shell
16 19 (25.33%) SaaS
16 19 (25.33%) Git (software)
16 19 (25.33%) Debian
17 18 (24.00%) Samba
17 18 (24.00%) Cisco
17 18 (24.00%) LDAP
17 18 (24.00%) Ubuntu
17 18 (24.00%) Xen
17 18 (24.00%) Jenkins
18 17 (22.67%) PostgreSQL
19 16 (21.33%) Terraform
19 16 (21.33%) Finance
19 16 (21.33%) SAN
20 15 (20.00%) SQL

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 9 (12.00%) Apache
2 8 (10.67%) nginx
3 7 (9.33%) OpenStack
4 6 (8.00%) Elasticsearch
5 4 (5.33%) uWSGI
6 3 (4.00%) WordPress
7 2 (2.67%) Apache Spark
7 2 (2.67%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (2.67%) IIS
7 2 (2.67%) MS Exchange
7 2 (2.67%) Tomcat
7 2 (2.67%) WebLogic
8 1 (1.33%) JBoss
Cloud Services
1 36 (48.00%) Amazon AWS
2 19 (25.33%) SaaS
3 7 (9.33%) IaaS
4 4 (5.33%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (4.00%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (4.00%) PaaS
6 2 (2.67%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (2.67%) Amazon S3
6 2 (2.67%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (2.67%) Office 365
7 1 (1.33%) G Suite
7 1 (1.33%) GitHub
7 1 (1.33%) OpenShift
7 1 (1.33%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 32 (42.67%) Firewall
2 27 (36.00%) DNS
3 16 (21.33%) SAN
4 14 (18.67%) NAS
4 14 (18.67%) OpenVPN
4 14 (18.67%) OPNsense
5 13 (17.33%) TCP/IP
6 10 (13.33%) iSCSI
7 8 (10.67%) LAN
7 8 (10.67%) WAN
8 7 (9.33%) FCoE
8 7 (9.33%) Fibre Channel
9 6 (8.00%) Cisco IOS
9 6 (8.00%) DHCP
9 6 (8.00%) Multicast
10 5 (6.67%) DKIM
10 5 (6.67%) DMARC
10 5 (6.67%) Network Security
11 4 (5.33%) SSL
11 4 (5.33%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (22.67%) PostgreSQL
2 15 (20.00%) MySQL
3 9 (12.00%) SQL Server
4 4 (5.33%) Apache Cassandra
4 4 (5.33%) Big Data
5 3 (4.00%) Hadoop
6 2 (2.67%) MongoDB
6 2 (2.67%) NoSQL
6 2 (2.67%) Oracle Database
6 2 (2.67%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (2.67%) Relational Database
6 2 (2.67%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (2.67%) SQL Server 2014
7 1 (1.33%) Aerospike
7 1 (1.33%) HBase
7 1 (1.33%) InfluxDB
7 1 (1.33%) MariaDB
7 1 (1.33%) RDBMS
7 1 (1.33%) Redis
Development Applications
1 19 (25.33%) Git (software)
2 18 (24.00%) Jenkins
3 5 (6.67%) Metasploit
4 3 (4.00%) Vagrant
5 2 (2.67%) JIRA
5 2 (2.67%) Subversion
6 1 (1.33%) Bitbucket
6 1 (1.33%) GitLab
6 1 (1.33%) Maven
6 1 (1.33%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 16 (21.33%) Finance
2 7 (9.33%) Banking
3 5 (6.67%) Retail
4 3 (4.00%) Private Banking
5 2 (2.67%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.33%) Electronics
6 1 (1.33%) Games
6 1 (1.33%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 26 (34.67%) Administrator
2 25 (33.33%) Systems Administrator
3 21 (28.00%) DevOps Administrator
4 20 (26.67%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 19 (25.33%) Linux Administrator
6 17 (22.67%) Linux/Unix DevOps
7 15 (20.00%) Linux DevOps Administrator
8 14 (18.67%) AWS DevOps
8 14 (18.67%) Linux Engineer
9 13 (17.33%) DevOps Engineer
10 12 (16.00%) AWS Administrator
10 12 (16.00%) Systems Engineer
11 11 (14.67%) Linux Systems Engineer
12 7 (9.33%) Architect
13 6 (8.00%) Infrastructure Architect
13 6 (8.00%) Linux DevOps Engineer
14 5 (6.67%) Cybersecurity Engineer
14 5 (6.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 5 (6.67%) Security Engineer
15 4 (5.33%) Senior Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (24.00%) LDAP
2 8 (10.67%) LAMP
2 8 (10.67%) LEMP Stack
3 7 (9.33%) Elastic Stack
4 5 (6.67%) .NET
4 5 (6.67%) Regular Expression
4 5 (6.67%) Web Services
5 4 (5.33%) Django
5 4 (5.33%) HTML
5 4 (5.33%) Middleware
5 4 (5.33%) XML
6 3 (4.00%) Ajax
6 3 (4.00%) CSS
6 3 (4.00%) HTML5
6 3 (4.00%) jQuery
6 3 (4.00%) JSON
6 3 (4.00%) React
6 3 (4.00%) RESTful
7 2 (2.67%) Kafka
7 2 (2.67%) Spark Streaming
Miscellaneous
1 14 (18.67%) Linux Command Line
2 10 (13.33%) Data Centre
3 7 (9.33%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (6.67%) BYOD
4 5 (6.67%) Management Information System
4 5 (6.67%) Replication
4 5 (6.67%) Virtual Team
5 4 (5.33%) Self-Motivation
6 3 (4.00%) Public Cloud
6 3 (4.00%) Video\Live Streaming
7 2 (2.67%) Private Cloud
8 1 (1.33%) Client/Server
8 1 (1.33%) Clustering
8 1 (1.33%) Computer Science
8 1 (1.33%) Digital Media
8 1 (1.33%) Fintech
8 1 (1.33%) Fixed Income
8 1 (1.33%) Greenfield Project
8 1 (1.33%) Spread Betting
Operating Systems
1 68 (90.67%) Linux
2 36 (48.00%) Windows
3 19 (25.33%) Debian
4 18 (24.00%) Ubuntu
5 14 (18.67%) FreeBSD
6 12 (16.00%) Unix
7 8 (10.67%) CentOS
7 8 (10.67%) Solaris
8 7 (9.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (5.33%) Windows Server
10 3 (4.00%) Windows Server 2008
11 2 (2.67%) VMS
11 2 (2.67%) Windows Server 2003
12 1 (1.33%) Fedora
12 1 (1.33%) Mac OS
12 1 (1.33%) Windows 10
12 1 (1.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (41.33%) DevOps
2 25 (33.33%) Open Source
3 12 (16.00%) Configuration Management
3 12 (16.00%) Performance Tuning
4 10 (13.33%) Analytics
4 10 (13.33%) Deep Learning
4 10 (13.33%) High Availability
4 10 (13.33%) Video Analytics
5 8 (10.67%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (10.67%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 6 (8.00%) Benchmarking
6 6 (8.00%) Cybersecurity
6 6 (8.00%) Information Security
6 6 (8.00%) Information Security Management
6 6 (8.00%) Microservices
6 6 (8.00%) Patch Management
6 6 (8.00%) Project Management
6 6 (8.00%) Security Management
6 6 (8.00%) Service Management
7 5 (6.67%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 49 (65.33%) Python
2 20 (26.67%) Bash Shell
3 15 (20.00%) SQL
4 11 (14.67%) Java
5 9 (12.00%) Perl
6 6 (8.00%) JavaScript
6 6 (8.00%) PowerShell
7 5 (6.67%) Shell Script
8 4 (5.33%) Go
9 3 (4.00%) C
9 3 (4.00%) PHP
9 3 (4.00%) Ruby
10 2 (2.67%) C++
10 2 (2.67%) Scala
11 1 (1.33%) Korn
Qualifications
1 6 (8.00%) Degree
2 4 (5.33%) PMI Certification
2 4 (5.33%) PMP
3 2 (2.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (1.33%) CCNP
4 1 (1.33%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.33%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.33%) COBIT
1 4 (5.33%) ISO 14001
1 4 (5.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (4.00%) QA
3 1 (1.33%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 29 (38.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 24 (32.00%) NFS
3 21 (28.00%) Docker
4 18 (24.00%) Samba
4 18 (24.00%) Xen
5 15 (20.00%) pfSense
6 14 (18.67%) Hyper-V
7 12 (16.00%) QEMU
8 10 (13.33%) Active Directory
9 7 (9.33%) SRDF
10 5 (6.67%) oVirt
11 4 (5.33%) Varnish
11 4 (5.33%) Virtual Machines
12 3 (4.00%) LXC
12 3 (4.00%) PowerDNS
12 3 (4.00%) VMware ESXi
13 2 (2.67%) iptables
13 2 (2.67%) vSphere
14 1 (1.33%) Postfix
14 1 (1.33%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 40 (53.33%) Ansible
2 39 (52.00%) Puppet
3 33 (44.00%) Opscode Chef
4 16 (21.33%) Terraform
5 15 (20.00%) ZABBIX
6 10 (13.33%) Kubernetes
7 7 (9.33%) Nagios
8 5 (6.67%) HAProxy
8 5 (6.67%) Nessus
8 5 (6.67%) Network Intrusion Detection System
8 5 (6.67%) OpenVAS
8 5 (6.67%) QRadar
8 5 (6.67%) SCCM
8 5 (6.67%) SCOM
9 3 (4.00%) collectd
9 3 (4.00%) Graphite
10 2 (2.67%) Docker Swarm
10 2 (2.67%) Juju
10 2 (2.67%) Mesos
10 2 (2.67%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 30 (40.00%) VMware
2 18 (24.00%) Cisco
3 14 (18.67%) PagerDuty
4 12 (16.00%) EMC
5 11 (14.67%) NetApp
6 10 (13.33%) Google
7 9 (12.00%) Oracle
8 8 (10.67%) Intel
8 8 (10.67%) Splunk
9 7 (9.33%) Red Hat
10 6 (8.00%) Palo Alto
11 5 (6.67%) MuleSoft
11 5 (6.67%) Qualys
11 5 (6.67%) Rapid7
11 5 (6.67%) Tripwire
12 3 (4.00%) Dell
12 3 (4.00%) HP
12 3 (4.00%) Juniper
12 3 (4.00%) Microsoft
12 3 (4.00%) SaltStack