Period
to 21 July 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 21 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Kernel-Based Virtual Machine (KVM)
England > London
6 months to
21 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 758 706 644
Rank change year-on-year -52 -62 +93
Permanent jobs citing KVM 79 149 257
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.11% 0.20% 0.31%
As % of the System Software category 0.73% 1.54% 2.48%
Number of salaries quoted 71 143 226
London median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% +9.09% -12.00%
10th Percentile £47,500 £43,400 £35,875
90th Percentile £97,500 £77,500 £75,000
England median annual salary £57,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +15.00% - +4.17%

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 10,831 9,688 10,363
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 15.22% 13.13% 12.50%
Number of salaries quoted 9,018 8,267 9,074
London median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.55% +10.00% +8.70%
10th Percentile £29,000 £27,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £90,000 £83,750 £77,500
England median annual salary £47,500 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +7.95% +3.53% +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 21 July 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 21 July 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 -18 15 £57,500 +27.78% 5
West London +15 5 £55,000 -4.35% 1
KVM
England

For the 6 months to 21 July 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 74 (93.67%) Linux
2 56 (70.89%) Ansible
3 52 (65.82%) Python
4 50 (63.29%) DevOps
5 43 (54.43%) Amazon AWS
6 40 (50.63%) Puppet
7 39 (49.37%) Docker
8 38 (48.10%) Opscode Chef
9 33 (41.77%) VMware
10 32 (40.51%) VMware Infrastructure
10 32 (40.51%) Git (software)
11 29 (36.71%) Open Source
12 28 (35.44%) PostgreSQL
12 28 (35.44%) Configuration Management
13 27 (34.18%) Firewall
13 27 (34.18%) Ubuntu
14 26 (32.91%) Debian
15 25 (31.65%) High Availability
16 24 (30.38%) Jenkins
17 23 (29.11%) Bash Shell
18 22 (27.85%) Windows
18 22 (27.85%) Kubernetes
19 19 (24.05%) Data Centre
19 19 (24.05%) DNS
20 18 (22.78%) Java
21 17 (21.52%) Apache
21 17 (21.52%) Apache Cassandra
21 17 (21.52%) Google
22 16 (20.25%) Vagrant
22 16 (20.25%) OpenStack

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 (21.52%) Apache
2 16 (20.25%) OpenStack
3 13 (16.46%) nginx
4 8 (10.13%) Elasticsearch
5 5 (6.33%) Apache Spark
6 4 (5.06%) Tomcat
7 3 (3.80%) Jetty
7 3 (3.80%) MS Exchange
7 3 (3.80%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 3 (3.80%) Traffic Server
8 2 (2.53%) CMS
8 2 (2.53%) Drupal
8 2 (2.53%) Exchange Server 2007
8 2 (2.53%) IIS
8 2 (2.53%) WebLogic
9 1 (1.27%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (1.27%) uWSGI
9 1 (1.27%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 43 (54.43%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (15.19%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (12.66%) SaaS
4 8 (10.13%) Cloud Computing
5 6 (7.59%) IaaS
5 6 (7.59%) PaaS
6 3 (3.80%) GitHub
7 2 (2.53%) Google Cloud Platform
7 2 (2.53%) Office 365
8 1 (1.27%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (1.27%) Amazon S3
8 1 (1.27%) Datadog
8 1 (1.27%) G Suite
8 1 (1.27%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 27 (34.18%) Firewall
2 19 (24.05%) DNS
3 10 (12.66%) OpenVPN
3 10 (12.66%) OPNsense
4 7 (8.86%) SAN
4 7 (8.86%) VPN
5 6 (7.59%) Internet
5 6 (7.59%) NAS
6 5 (6.33%) HTTP
6 5 (6.33%) TCP/IP
7 4 (5.06%) DHCP
7 4 (5.06%) SSH
8 3 (3.80%) BGP
8 3 (3.80%) iSCSI
8 3 (3.80%) OSPF
8 3 (3.80%) SSL
9 2 (2.53%) LAN
9 2 (2.53%) Reverse Proxy
9 2 (2.53%) VLAN
9 2 (2.53%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (35.44%) PostgreSQL
2 17 (21.52%) Apache Cassandra
3 15 (18.99%) MySQL
4 11 (13.92%) MongoDB
5 8 (10.13%) Hadoop
6 6 (7.59%) Aerospike
6 6 (7.59%) Big Data
6 6 (7.59%) Redis
6 6 (7.59%) SQL Server
7 4 (5.06%) Oracle Database
7 4 (5.06%) Oracle Database 11g
7 4 (5.06%) Relational Database
8 3 (3.80%) NoSQL
8 3 (3.80%) RDBMS
8 3 (3.80%) SQL Server 2014
9 2 (2.53%) SQL Server 2005
10 1 (1.27%) InfluxDB
10 1 (1.27%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 32 (40.51%) Git (software)
2 24 (30.38%) Jenkins
3 16 (20.25%) Vagrant
4 14 (17.72%) Subversion
5 5 (6.33%) Buildbot
5 5 (6.33%) Mercurial
6 3 (3.80%) Ant
6 3 (3.80%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 3 (3.80%) GitLab
6 3 (3.80%) JUnit
6 3 (3.80%) Maven
6 3 (3.80%) TestNG
7 2 (2.53%) Gradle
7 2 (2.53%) JIRA
General
1 12 (15.19%) Finance
2 7 (8.86%) Retail
3 6 (7.59%) Games
4 3 (3.80%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.27%) Electronics
5 1 (1.27%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.27%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 38 (48.10%) Administrator
2 33 (41.77%) Systems Administrator
3 27 (34.18%) DevOps Administrator
3 27 (34.18%) Linux Administrator
3 27 (34.18%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 22 (27.85%) DevOps Engineer
5 19 (24.05%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 18 (22.78%) Linux DevOps Administrator
7 14 (17.72%) Linux Engineer
7 14 (17.72%) Systems Engineer
8 12 (15.19%) Linux Systems Engineer
9 11 (13.92%) AWS DevOps
10 10 (12.66%) AWS Administrator
11 6 (7.59%) Lead DevOps
11 6 (7.59%) Linux DevOps Engineer
12 5 (6.33%) Consultant
12 5 (6.33%) Data Centre Consultant
12 5 (6.33%) DevOps Systems Engineer
12 5 (6.33%) Senior Consultant
12 5 (6.33%) Senior Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (16.46%) Kafka
2 12 (15.19%) LDAP
3 9 (11.39%) LEMP Stack
3 9 (11.39%) RabbitMQ
4 8 (10.13%) LAMP
5 6 (7.59%) LAPP Stack
6 5 (6.33%) Spark Streaming
7 3 (3.80%) JAX-RS
7 3 (3.80%) JDBC
7 3 (3.80%) JSON
7 3 (3.80%) Middleware
7 3 (3.80%) REST
8 1 (1.27%) Django
8 1 (1.27%) Elastic Stack
8 1 (1.27%) Node.js
8 1 (1.27%) WebSphere MQ
8 1 (1.27%) ZeroMQ
Miscellaneous
1 19 (24.05%) Data Centre
2 11 (13.92%) Self-Motivation
3 10 (12.66%) Linux Command Line
3 10 (12.66%) Public Cloud
4 9 (11.39%) Private Cloud
5 6 (7.59%) Spread Betting
6 5 (6.33%) Internet of Things
6 5 (6.33%) Replication
7 4 (5.06%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (3.80%) Computer Science
8 3 (3.80%) Virtual Team
9 1 (1.27%) Client/Server
9 1 (1.27%) Digital Media
9 1 (1.27%) Fixed Income
9 1 (1.27%) Greenfield Project
9 1 (1.27%) Hedge funds
9 1 (1.27%) Management Information System
9 1 (1.27%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 74 (93.67%) Linux
2 27 (34.18%) Ubuntu
3 26 (32.91%) Debian
4 22 (27.85%) Windows
5 15 (18.99%) CentOS
5 15 (18.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 15 (18.99%) Unix
6 11 (13.92%) VMS
7 10 (12.66%) FreeBSD
8 7 (8.86%) Windows Server
9 3 (3.80%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (2.53%) Windows 10
10 2 (2.53%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (1.27%) Mac OS
11 1 (1.27%) Windows 7
11 1 (1.27%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (63.29%) DevOps
2 29 (36.71%) Open Source
3 28 (35.44%) Configuration Management
4 25 (31.65%) High Availability
5 14 (17.72%) Disaster Recovery
6 12 (15.19%) Change Control
7 10 (12.66%) Continuous Integration
8 8 (10.13%) Analytics
8 8 (10.13%) Deep Learning
8 8 (10.13%) Test Automation
8 8 (10.13%) Video Analytics
9 7 (8.86%) Agile Software Development
9 7 (8.86%) ITIL
9 7 (8.86%) Project Management
10 6 (7.59%) Low Latency
10 6 (7.59%) Microservices
10 6 (7.59%) Performance Tuning
10 6 (7.59%) Problem-Solving
10 6 (7.59%) Site Reliability Engineering
10 6 (7.59%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 52 (65.82%) Python
2 23 (29.11%) Bash Shell
3 18 (22.78%) Java
4 16 (20.25%) Shell Script
5 13 (16.46%) Perl
6 7 (8.86%) Go
7 6 (7.59%) C
7 6 (7.59%) JavaScript
8 5 (6.33%) Scala
9 4 (5.06%) Ruby
9 4 (5.06%) SQL
10 3 (3.80%) PowerShell
11 1 (1.27%) C++
11 1 (1.27%) Korn
11 1 (1.27%) PHP
Qualifications
1 5 (6.33%) PMI Certification
1 5 (6.33%) PMP
2 2 (2.53%) Degree
2 2 (2.53%) RHCE
2 2 (2.53%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (1.27%) AWS Certification
3 1 (1.27%) CCNP
3 1 (1.27%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.27%) JNCIP
3 1 (1.27%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (12.66%) ISO 14001
1 10 (12.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (7.59%) PCI DSS
3 5 (6.33%) COBIT
3 5 (6.33%) Cyber Essentials
3 5 (6.33%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
3 5 (6.33%) ISO 9001
3 5 (6.33%) QA
4 1 (1.27%) GCP
System Software
1 39 (49.37%) Docker
2 32 (40.51%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (16.46%) Active Directory
3 13 (16.46%) QEMU
4 11 (13.92%) iptables
4 11 (13.92%) pfSense
4 11 (13.92%) Samba
4 11 (13.92%) Xen
5 10 (12.66%) NFS
6 8 (10.13%) Hyper-V
7 7 (8.86%) Virtual Machines
8 5 (6.33%) Ceph
8 5 (6.33%) LXC
8 5 (6.33%) VirtualBox
8 5 (6.33%) VMware ESXi
9 4 (5.06%) oVirt
10 3 (3.80%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 2 (2.53%) vCloud
12 1 (1.27%) Varnish
12 1 (1.27%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 56 (70.89%) Ansible
2 40 (50.63%) Puppet
3 38 (48.10%) Opscode Chef
4 22 (27.85%) Kubernetes
5 13 (16.46%) Docker Swarm
5 13 (16.46%) Terraform
6 12 (15.19%) Nagios
6 12 (15.19%) ZABBIX
7 9 (11.39%) HAProxy
8 8 (10.13%) Mesos
9 7 (8.86%) Grafana
10 6 (7.59%) Consul
11 5 (6.33%) Bacula
11 5 (6.33%) Bareos
11 5 (6.33%) Icinga
11 5 (6.33%) logstash
11 5 (6.33%) Munin
11 5 (6.33%) Red Hat Spacewalk
12 3 (3.80%) collectd
12 3 (3.80%) Salt
Vendors
1 33 (41.77%) VMware
2 17 (21.52%) Google
3 14 (17.72%) Splunk
4 11 (13.92%) Cisco
5 10 (12.66%) PagerDuty
6 9 (11.39%) Red Hat
7 8 (10.13%) EMC
8 7 (8.86%) Oracle
9 6 (7.59%) Dell
9 6 (7.59%) NetApp
10 5 (6.33%) Cloudera
10 5 (6.33%) Hortonworks
10 5 (6.33%) MapR
11 3 (3.80%) HP
11 3 (3.80%) IBM
11 3 (3.80%) Microsoft
12 2 (2.53%) arcserve
12 2 (2.53%) Avaya
12 2 (2.53%) Juniper
12 2 (2.53%) Rackspace