Period
to 18 October 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 18 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Kernel-Based Virtual Machine (KVM)
England > London
6 months to
18 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 693 472 703
Rank change year-on-year -221 +231 +48
Permanent jobs citing KVM 36 2 42
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 0.072% 0.010% 0.077%
As % of the System Software category 0.37% 0.054% 0.43%
Number of salaries quoted 26 2 30
10th Percentile £31,787 £40,800 £30,000
25th Percentile £51,875 £42,750 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £48,500 £51,250
Median % change year-on-year +44.33% -5.37% -16.33%
75th Percentile £93,938 £54,250 £78,750
90th Percentile £120,000 £56,200 £98,750
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -18.18%

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 9,603 3,676 9,662
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 19.08% 18.99% 17.67%
Number of salaries quoted 6,057 3,234 8,104
10th Percentile £36,400 £40,000 £29,750
25th Percentile £52,500 £51,250 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £72,500 £70,000 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year +3.57% +7.69% +8.33%
75th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £82,500
90th Percentile £110,000 £100,000 £95,000
England median annual salary £56,757 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +3.19% +10.00% -

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 18 October 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 18 October 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 - 5 £77,500 - 6
KVM
England

For the 6 months to 18 October 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 25 (69.44%) VMware
2 24 (66.67%) Firewall
3 22 (61.11%) Data Centre
4 21 (58.33%) Social Skills
4 21 (58.33%) Linux
4 21 (58.33%) Puppet
5 20 (55.56%) Azure
6 19 (52.78%) VMware Infrastructure
7 17 (47.22%) AWS
8 16 (44.44%) Windows
8 16 (44.44%) Ansible
9 15 (41.67%) VPN
9 15 (41.67%) Cisco
9 15 (41.67%) ZABBIX
10 14 (38.89%) Debian
10 14 (38.89%) Java
10 14 (38.89%) DevOps
11 13 (36.11%) Docker
11 13 (36.11%) Opscode Chef
11 13 (36.11%) GCP
11 13 (36.11%) Kubernetes
11 13 (36.11%) Microsoft
11 13 (36.11%) Degree
11 13 (36.11%) Hyper-V
11 13 (36.11%) Open Source
12 12 (33.33%) Computer Science
12 12 (33.33%) Prometheus
12 12 (33.33%) Presentation Skills
13 11 (30.56%) Google
13 11 (30.56%) DNS

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 8 (22.22%) Cloud Foundry
2 3 (8.33%) Apache
2 3 (8.33%) IIS
2 3 (8.33%) nginx
2 3 (8.33%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.78%) ejabberd
3 1 (2.78%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 20 (55.56%) Azure
2 17 (47.22%) AWS
3 13 (36.11%) GCP
4 8 (22.22%) PaaS
5 7 (19.44%) Amazon EKS
5 7 (19.44%) IBM Cloud
5 7 (19.44%) MinIO
5 7 (19.44%) OpenShift
5 7 (19.44%) Stackdriver
6 5 (13.89%) Serverless
7 3 (8.33%) Azure Active Directory
7 3 (8.33%) Microsoft 365
8 2 (5.56%) IaaS
9 1 (2.78%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 24 (66.67%) Firewall
2 15 (41.67%) VPN
3 11 (30.56%) DNS
4 7 (19.44%) SAN
4 7 (19.44%) SD-WAN
4 7 (19.44%) VSAN
5 6 (16.67%) VLAN
6 4 (11.11%) SNMP
7 3 (8.33%) BGP
7 3 (8.33%) Diameter Protocol
7 3 (8.33%) Internet
7 3 (8.33%) LAN
7 3 (8.33%) NetScaler
8 2 (5.56%) VoIP
9 1 (2.78%) Asterisk PBX
9 1 (2.78%) DHCP
9 1 (2.78%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (19.44%) MySQL
1 7 (19.44%) NoSQL
2 4 (11.11%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.78%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 8 (22.22%) Jenkins
2 7 (19.44%) GitLab
3 5 (13.89%) Ant
3 5 (13.89%) Gradle
3 5 (13.89%) Maven
4 3 (8.33%) Git (software)
General
1 21 (58.33%) Social Skills
2 12 (33.33%) Presentation Skills
3 5 (13.89%) iGaming
4 3 (8.33%) Finance
5 2 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (5.56%) Law
5 2 (5.56%) Organisational Skills
5 2 (5.56%) Telecoms
6 1 (2.78%) Fire and Rescue
6 1 (2.78%) Games
6 1 (2.78%) Inclusion and Diversity
6 1 (2.78%) Legal
Job Titles
1 8 (22.22%) Systems Engineer
2 5 (13.89%) Architect
3 4 (11.11%) Security Architect
4 3 (8.33%) 1st Line Support
4 3 (8.33%) Consultant
4 3 (8.33%) DevOps Consultant
4 3 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (8.33%) Network Engineer
5 2 (5.56%) Network Systems Engineer
5 2 (5.56%) Security Engineer
5 2 (5.56%) VoIP Engineer
6 1 (2.78%) 1st Line Support Analyst
6 1 (2.78%) 1st Line Support Engineer
6 1 (2.78%) Analyst
6 1 (2.78%) Data Centre Engineer
6 1 (2.78%) Service Analyst
6 1 (2.78%) Service Desk Analyst
6 1 (2.78%) Service Desk Engineer
6 1 (2.78%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (2.78%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (19.44%) Elastic Stack
1 7 (19.44%) Kafka
1 7 (19.44%) Node.js
1 7 (19.44%) RabbitMQ
2 3 (8.33%) ADO
3 1 (2.78%) .NET
3 1 (2.78%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 22 (61.11%) Data Centre
2 10 (27.78%) Cloud Native
2 10 (27.78%) Public Cloud
3 7 (19.44%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.78%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (2.78%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (2.78%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 21 (58.33%) Linux
2 16 (44.44%) Windows
3 14 (38.89%) Debian
4 5 (13.89%) CentOS
5 4 (11.11%) Windows Server
6 1 (2.78%) pSOS
6 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2016
6 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (38.89%) DevOps
2 13 (36.11%) Open Source
3 12 (33.33%) Computer Science
4 10 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (27.78%) Load Balancing
5 8 (22.22%) ITIL
6 7 (19.44%) Coaching
6 7 (19.44%) Configuration Management
6 7 (19.44%) Observability
6 7 (19.44%) Scrum
6 7 (19.44%) Site Reliability Engineering
7 6 (16.67%) Event-Driven
7 6 (16.67%) Thought Leadership
8 5 (13.89%) Converged Infrastructure
8 5 (13.89%) Identity Management
8 5 (13.89%) Microservices
8 5 (13.89%) Project Governance
8 5 (13.89%) Service Delivery
8 5 (13.89%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (13.89%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 14 (38.89%) Java
2 11 (30.56%) Python
3 9 (25.00%) Bash Shell
4 8 (22.22%) SQL
5 7 (19.44%) C#
5 7 (19.44%) Go
6 4 (11.11%) PowerShell
7 3 (8.33%) Perl
8 2 (5.56%) PHP
9 1 (2.78%) C
Qualifications
1 13 (36.11%) Degree
2 7 (19.44%) Master's Degree
3 5 (13.89%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (2.78%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.78%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.78%) GDPR
1 1 (2.78%) NIST
1 1 (2.78%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (2.78%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (52.78%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (36.11%) Docker
2 13 (36.11%) Hyper-V
3 7 (19.44%) Active Directory
3 7 (19.44%) Ceph
3 7 (19.44%) VMware ESXi
4 5 (13.89%) Firmware
5 4 (11.11%) vSphere
6 3 (8.33%) iptables
6 3 (8.33%) QEMU
6 3 (8.33%) XenDesktop
7 1 (2.78%) Kamailio
7 1 (2.78%) LXC
7 1 (2.78%) Postfix
7 1 (2.78%) Xen
Systems Management
1 21 (58.33%) Puppet
2 16 (44.44%) Ansible
3 15 (41.67%) ZABBIX
4 13 (36.11%) Kubernetes
4 13 (36.11%) Opscode Chef
5 12 (33.33%) Prometheus
6 7 (19.44%) Salt
6 7 (19.44%) vCenter Server
7 6 (16.67%) Nagios
7 6 (16.67%) Proxmox
8 5 (13.89%) Grafana
8 5 (13.89%) Istio
8 5 (13.89%) Terraform
9 3 (8.33%) Galera Cluster
9 3 (8.33%) HAProxy
10 1 (2.78%) Active Directory Federation Services
10 1 (2.78%) Mesos
Vendors
1 25 (69.44%) VMware
2 15 (41.67%) Cisco
3 13 (36.11%) Microsoft
4 11 (30.56%) Google
5 9 (25.00%) Percona
6 8 (22.22%) IBM
7 7 (19.44%) AppDynamics
7 7 (19.44%) Dynatrace
7 7 (19.44%) Red Hat
7 7 (19.44%) SAP
8 6 (16.67%) Citrix
8 6 (16.67%) Fortinet
9 5 (13.89%) SaltStack
10 3 (8.33%) GENBAND
10 3 (8.33%) HP
10 3 (8.33%) Juniper
10 3 (8.33%) Mitel
10 3 (8.33%) SonicWALL
10 3 (8.33%) Splunk
11 2 (5.56%) Sun