Period
to 28 January 2020

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 28 January 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Kernel-Based Virtual Machine (KVM)
England > London
6 months to
28 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 692 723 755
Rank change year-on-year +31 +32 -101
Permanent jobs citing KVM 24 65 83
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.047% 0.10% 0.12%
As % of the System Software category 0.26% 0.65% 0.89%
Number of salaries quoted 19 52 71
London median annual salary £70,000 £52,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +33.33% -4.55% -15.38%
10th Percentile £38,000 £22,575 £34,000
90th Percentile £77,000 £104,500 £88,750
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year - -9.52% -12.50%

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 9,105 10,066 9,344
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 17.76% 16.01% 13.55%
Number of salaries quoted 7,504 8,375 7,969
London median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% +9.09% +8.91%
10th Percentile £29,750 £29,750 £28,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £92,500 £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 28 January 2020.

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 28 January 2020. 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 +16 9 £72,500 +38.10%
South London +7 3 £47,500 - 2
West London +14 1 £70,000 +51.35%
KVM
England

For the 6 months to 28 January 2020, 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 18 (75.00%) VMware
2 17 (70.83%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (70.83%) Linux
3 16 (66.67%) DevOps
4 15 (62.50%) Bash Shell
5 13 (54.17%) Python
6 12 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 12 (50.00%) Git (software)
6 12 (50.00%) Azure
6 12 (50.00%) Kubernetes
7 11 (45.83%) OpenStack
7 11 (45.83%) Jenkins
7 11 (45.83%) Docker
7 11 (45.83%) CentOS
8 10 (41.67%) AWS
9 9 (37.50%) Ubuntu
9 9 (37.50%) Vagrant
9 9 (37.50%) Ansible
10 8 (33.33%) Puppet
10 8 (33.33%) MariaDB
10 8 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
10 8 (33.33%) MySQL
11 7 (29.17%) Business Intelligence
11 7 (29.17%) RDBMS
11 7 (29.17%) Groovy
11 7 (29.17%) Data Integration
11 7 (29.17%) Korn
11 7 (29.17%) Visualisation
11 7 (29.17%) Relational Database
11 7 (29.17%) Robotic Process Automation

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 11 (45.83%) OpenStack
2 4 (16.67%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (12.50%) Confluence
4 2 (8.33%) MS Exchange
5 1 (4.17%) CMS
5 1 (4.17%) nginx
5 1 (4.17%) SharePoint
5 1 (4.17%) Skype for Business
5 1 (4.17%) Tomcat
5 1 (4.17%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 12 (50.00%) Azure
2 10 (41.67%) AWS
3 7 (29.17%) Azure Stack
4 5 (20.83%) SaaS
5 3 (12.50%) Office 365
5 3 (12.50%) PaaS
6 2 (8.33%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (8.33%) GCP
6 2 (8.33%) Rackspace Cloud
7 1 (4.17%) AWS Lambda
7 1 (4.17%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (4.17%) Azure ExpressRoute
7 1 (4.17%) Datadog
7 1 (4.17%) Google App Engine
7 1 (4.17%) IaaS
7 1 (4.17%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 5 (20.83%) DNS
2 3 (12.50%) Firewall
2 3 (12.50%) TCP/IP
3 2 (8.33%) MPLS
3 2 (8.33%) SAN
4 1 (4.17%) 3GPP
4 1 (4.17%) 5G
4 1 (4.17%) BGP
4 1 (4.17%) HTTP
4 1 (4.17%) Internet
4 1 (4.17%) Kerberos
4 1 (4.17%) LAN
4 1 (4.17%) OpenFlow
4 1 (4.17%) Skype
4 1 (4.17%) Software-Defined Networking
4 1 (4.17%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (33.33%) MariaDB
1 8 (33.33%) MySQL
1 8 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
2 7 (29.17%) RDBMS
2 7 (29.17%) Relational Database
3 6 (25.00%) SQL Server
4 1 (4.17%) Big Data
4 1 (4.17%) Flink
4 1 (4.17%) NoSQL
4 1 (4.17%) Redis
4 1 (4.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 12 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 11 (45.83%) Jenkins
3 9 (37.50%) Vagrant
4 7 (29.17%) Sonatype Nexus
5 4 (16.67%) JIRA
6 2 (8.33%) Bitbucket Server
6 2 (8.33%) Visual Studio
6 2 (8.33%) Visual Studio Team System
7 1 (4.17%) Ant
7 1 (4.17%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (4.17%) CA Release Automation
7 1 (4.17%) GoCD
7 1 (4.17%) Gradle
7 1 (4.17%) Hudson
7 1 (4.17%) Maven
7 1 (4.17%) Mercurial
7 1 (4.17%) MSBuild
7 1 (4.17%) Subversion
7 1 (4.17%) TeamCity
7 1 (4.17%) VersionOne
General
1 3 (12.50%) Finance
1 3 (12.50%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.17%) Banking
2 1 (4.17%) Public Sector
2 1 (4.17%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 7 (29.17%) DevOps Engineer
2 4 (16.67%) Automation Engineer
2 4 (16.67%) DevOps Automation Engineer
3 3 (12.50%) Automation Developer
3 3 (12.50%) Developer
3 3 (12.50%) Software Developer
4 2 (8.33%) Administrator
4 2 (8.33%) Architect
4 2 (8.33%) Azure DevOps Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Azure Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Desktop Support
4 2 (8.33%) Linux Administrator
4 2 (8.33%) Linux Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 2 (8.33%) Unix Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Virtualisation Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) AWS Architect
5 1 (4.17%) Azure Architect
5 1 (4.17%) IT Systems Administrator
5 1 (4.17%) Migration Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (20.83%) LDAP
2 4 (16.67%) REST
3 3 (12.50%) AngularJS
3 3 (12.50%) GraphQL
3 3 (12.50%) libvirt
3 3 (12.50%) React
3 3 (12.50%) SOAP
3 3 (12.50%) Spring
3 3 (12.50%) Vue.js
4 1 (4.17%) gRPC
4 1 (4.17%) JRuby
4 1 (4.17%) Kafka
4 1 (4.17%) Sensu
4 1 (4.17%) Servlets
4 1 (4.17%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.33%) Data Centre
1 2 (8.33%) Self-Motivation
2 1 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.17%) Client/Server
2 1 (4.17%) Cloud Native
2 1 (4.17%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 1 (4.17%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 17 (70.83%) Linux
2 12 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 11 (45.83%) CentOS
4 9 (37.50%) Ubuntu
5 6 (25.00%) Windows
6 4 (16.67%) Windows Server
7 2 (8.33%) Unix
8 1 (4.17%) Fedora
8 1 (4.17%) Mac OS
8 1 (4.17%) Solaris
8 1 (4.17%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (66.67%) DevOps
2 7 (29.17%) Business Intelligence
2 7 (29.17%) Data Integration
2 7 (29.17%) Robotic Process Automation
2 7 (29.17%) Visualisation
3 5 (20.83%) Configuration Management
4 4 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (16.67%) ITIL
4 4 (16.67%) Open Source
4 4 (16.67%) Release Management
4 4 (16.67%) Software Engineering
5 3 (12.50%) MVC
5 3 (12.50%) Workflow
6 2 (8.33%) Business Continuity
6 2 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (8.33%) Cybersecurity
6 2 (8.33%) Mentoring
6 2 (8.33%) Migration
6 2 (8.33%) Service Management
6 2 (8.33%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 15 (62.50%) Bash Shell
2 13 (54.17%) Python
3 7 (29.17%) Groovy
3 7 (29.17%) Korn
4 5 (20.83%) Java
4 5 (20.83%) SQL
5 4 (16.67%) PowerShell
5 4 (16.67%) T-SQL
6 2 (8.33%) Perl
6 2 (8.33%) Ruby
7 1 (4.17%) Bourne shell
7 1 (4.17%) Clojure
7 1 (4.17%) C-shell
7 1 (4.17%) Go
7 1 (4.17%) Shell Script
7 1 (4.17%) SystemTap
Qualifications
1 2 (8.33%) Degree
1 2 (8.33%) SC Cleared
1 2 (8.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.17%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 17 (70.83%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (45.83%) Docker
3 4 (16.67%) Hyper-V
4 3 (12.50%) Xen
5 2 (8.33%) Active Directory
5 2 (8.33%) iptables
5 2 (8.33%) LXC
5 2 (8.33%) NFS
5 2 (8.33%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (8.33%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (4.17%) oVirt
6 1 (4.17%) QEMU
6 1 (4.17%) VirtualBox
6 1 (4.17%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 12 (50.00%) Kubernetes
2 9 (37.50%) Ansible
3 8 (33.33%) Puppet
4 7 (29.17%) Packer
5 5 (20.83%) Grafana
6 4 (16.67%) Kibana
6 4 (16.67%) Matomo
6 4 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (8.33%) yum
8 1 (4.17%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 1 (4.17%) Icinga
8 1 (4.17%) Mesos
8 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Intune
8 1 (4.17%) Oracle ZFS
8 1 (4.17%) Prometheus
8 1 (4.17%) Rsyslog
8 1 (4.17%) Salt
8 1 (4.17%) SCOrch
8 1 (4.17%) SELinux
8 1 (4.17%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 18 (75.00%) VMware
2 6 (25.00%) Red Hat
3 4 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 4 (16.67%) Oracle
3 4 (16.67%) Sybase
4 2 (8.33%) Google
4 2 (8.33%) Rackspace
5 1 (4.17%) AlienVault
5 1 (4.17%) Apple
5 1 (4.17%) Atlassian
5 1 (4.17%) CA
5 1 (4.17%) CA Agile Central
5 1 (4.17%) HP
5 1 (4.17%) New Relic
5 1 (4.17%) Perforce
5 1 (4.17%) Sandvine
5 1 (4.17%) Sun
5 1 (4.17%) Veracode
5 1 (4.17%) Veritas