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 3 months to 27 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Kernel-Based Virtual Machine (KVM)
England / London
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 524 510 563
Rank change year-on-year -14 +53  
Permanent jobs citing KVM 78 128 106
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.21% 0.32% 0.24%
As % of the System Software category 1.56% 2.46% 2.17%
Number of salaries quoted 75 104 68
Median salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.54% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £37,650 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £72,500 £87,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year +6.25% +1.26%  

KVM is in the system software skills category. The next 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.

System Software Skills
London
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 5006 5194 4877
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London 13.64% 12.96% 11.02%
Number of salaries quoted 4283 4564 4255
Median salary £55,000 £52,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +10.52%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year -2.56% +4.00%  

KVM
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London citing KVM as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the System Software category.

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 3 months to 27 June 2017.

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 3 months to 27 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +14 5 £45,000 -10.00% 1
KVM
England

For the 6 months to 27 June 2017, IT jobs citing KVM also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the London region with a requirement for KVM.

1 136 (87.74%) Linux
2 128 (82.58%) VMware
3 126 (81.29%) VMware Infrastructure
4 69 (44.52%) Cisco
5 67 (43.23%) Python
6 65 (41.94%) Firewall
7 64 (41.29%) TCP/IP
8 62 (40.00%) Xen
9 56 (36.13%) Amazon AWS
10 54 (34.84%) Puppet
11 53 (34.19%) Opscode Chef
12 52 (33.55%) Windows
13 43 (27.74%) Juniper
14 42 (27.10%) Ansible
15 40 (25.81%) DNS
16 37 (23.87%) Git (software)
16 37 (23.87%) DevOps
16 37 (23.87%) Bash Shell
17 36 (23.23%) CentOS
17 36 (23.23%) Agile Software Development
17 36 (23.23%) Red Hat
18 35 (22.58%) Java
19 33 (21.29%) MySQL
19 33 (21.29%) Data Centre
20 29 (18.71%) Performance Tuning
20 29 (18.71%) VPN
20 29 (18.71%) LAN
20 29 (18.71%) WAN
21 28 (18.06%) NFS
21 28 (18.06%) SAN

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 26 (16.77%) Apache
2 17 (10.97%) Tomcat
3 13 (8.39%) OpenStack
4 12 (7.74%) Oracle Coherence
5 10 (6.45%) Elasticsearch
6 8 (5.16%) IIS
6 8 (5.16%) WebSphere
7 7 (4.52%) Jetty
7 7 (4.52%) nginx
8 6 (3.87%) DataSynapse
8 6 (3.87%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 3 (1.94%) CMS
9 3 (1.94%) Drupal
10 2 (1.29%) MQSeries
10 2 (1.29%) WebLogic
11 1 (0.65%) Apache Solr
11 1 (0.65%) Apache Spark
11 1 (0.65%) Confluence
11 1 (0.65%) SharePoint
11 1 (0.65%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (1.29%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 6 (3.87%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 56 (36.13%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (9.03%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (4.52%) SaaS
4 4 (2.58%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (1.29%) Amazon S3
5 2 (1.29%) Datadog
5 2 (1.29%) G Suite
5 2 (1.29%) Google App Engine
5 2 (1.29%) IaaS
6 1 (0.65%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.65%) Amazon ELB
6 1 (0.65%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (0.65%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 1 (0.65%) Catchpoint
6 1 (0.65%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.65%) Google Compute Engine
6 1 (0.65%) Google Container Engine
6 1 (0.65%) Office 365
6 1 (0.65%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 65 (41.94%) Firewall
2 64 (41.29%) TCP/IP
3 40 (25.81%) DNS
4 29 (18.71%) LAN
4 29 (18.71%) VPN
4 29 (18.71%) WAN
5 28 (18.06%) SAN
6 23 (14.84%) Multicast
7 21 (13.55%) iSCSI
8 20 (12.90%) NAS
9 18 (11.61%) BGP
9 18 (11.61%) OSPF
10 17 (10.97%) DHCP
10 17 (10.97%) HTTP
10 17 (10.97%) IGMP
10 17 (10.97%) SSL
11 15 (9.68%) OpenFlow
12 14 (9.03%) 3G
12 14 (9.03%) 4G
12 14 (9.03%) GSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (21.29%) MySQL
2 12 (7.74%) Hadoop
2 12 (7.74%) HBase
3 10 (6.45%) Redis
4 9 (5.81%) SQL Server
5 8 (5.16%) PostgreSQL
6 5 (3.23%) Data Mining
7 4 (2.58%) Big Data
8 3 (1.94%) MongoDB
8 3 (1.94%) Oracle Database
8 3 (1.94%) Oracle Database 11g
9 2 (1.29%) BigQuery
9 2 (1.29%) Relational Database
10 1 (0.65%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 1 (0.65%) Apache Cassandra
10 1 (0.65%) Flink
10 1 (0.65%) MariaDB
10 1 (0.65%) NoSQL
10 1 (0.65%) OLTP
10 1 (0.65%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 37 (23.87%) Git (software)
2 15 (9.68%) Jenkins
3 14 (9.03%) Subversion
4 6 (3.87%) Vagrant
5 4 (2.58%) Hudson
6 3 (1.94%) JIRA
6 3 (1.94%) JMeter
6 3 (1.94%) JUnit
6 3 (1.94%) RSpec
7 2 (1.29%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 2 (1.29%) Sonatype Nexus
7 2 (1.29%) TeamCity
8 1 (0.65%) GDB
8 1 (0.65%) git-flow
8 1 (0.65%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 27 (17.42%) Telecoms
2 22 (14.19%) Finance
3 12 (7.74%) Banking
4 6 (3.87%) Investment Banking
5 4 (2.58%) Retail
6 1 (0.65%) Advertising
6 1 (0.65%) Back Office
6 1 (0.65%) Games
6 1 (0.65%) Law
6 1 (0.65%) Marketing
6 1 (0.65%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 29 (18.71%) Operations Engineer
2 27 (17.42%) Linux Engineer
2 27 (17.42%) Network Engineer
2 27 (17.42%) Systems Administrator
3 26 (16.77%) Administrator
4 21 (13.55%) DevOps Engineer
4 21 (13.55%) IT Engineer
5 18 (11.61%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 17 (10.97%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 16 (10.32%) Linux Administrator
8 13 (8.39%) Architect
8 13 (8.39%) Technical Architect
9 12 (7.74%) Infrastructure Architect
9 12 (7.74%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
9 12 (7.74%) Linux DevOps Engineer
9 12 (7.74%) Linux/Unix DevOps
9 12 (7.74%) Systems Engineer
9 12 (7.74%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
10 10 (6.45%) Network Operations Engineer
11 9 (5.81%) Senior Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (13.55%) LAMP
2 17 (10.97%) REST
3 14 (9.03%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 11 (7.10%) 802.1X
4 11 (7.10%) JSON
5 9 (5.81%) Web Services
6 8 (5.16%) Memcached
6 8 (5.16%) Middleware
6 8 (5.16%) Sphinx
7 6 (3.87%) HornetQ
7 6 (3.87%) HTML
7 6 (3.87%) JMX
7 6 (3.87%) Rendezvous
7 6 (3.87%) RESTful
7 6 (3.87%) Ultra Messaging
7 6 (3.87%) XML
7 6 (3.87%) XSLT
8 5 (3.23%) RabbitMQ
8 5 (3.23%) Sensu
9 4 (2.58%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 33 (21.29%) Data Centre
2 11 (7.10%) Hybrid Cloud
3 9 (5.81%) Clustering
3 9 (5.81%) Management Information System
4 8 (5.16%) Computer Science
5 6 (3.87%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (3.23%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (2.58%) Public Cloud
7 4 (2.58%) Replication
8 2 (1.29%) PKI
9 1 (0.65%) BBC
9 1 (0.65%) EMC VNX
9 1 (0.65%) EMC VNXe
9 1 (0.65%) Enterprise Cloud
9 1 (0.65%) Fat Client
9 1 (0.65%) Fintech
9 1 (0.65%) Oculus Rift
9 1 (0.65%) Thin Client
9 1 (0.65%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 136 (87.74%) Linux
2 52 (33.55%) Windows
3 36 (23.23%) CentOS
4 27 (17.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 23 (14.84%) Unix
5 23 (14.84%) Windows Server
6 15 (9.68%) Ubuntu
7 14 (9.03%) Solaris
8 9 (5.81%) Debian
9 7 (4.52%) Windows Server 2008
10 6 (3.87%) Mac OS X
10 6 (3.87%) Windows 7
10 6 (3.87%) Windows Server 2012
11 4 (2.58%) AIX
12 1 (0.65%) Fedora
12 1 (0.65%) FreeBSD
12 1 (0.65%) VMS
12 1 (0.65%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (23.87%) DevOps
2 36 (23.23%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (18.71%) Performance Tuning
4 28 (18.06%) Network Design
5 19 (12.26%) Configuration Management
5 19 (12.26%) Ticket Management
6 18 (11.61%) Open Source
7 17 (10.97%) Load Balancing
8 16 (10.32%) Network Monitoring
9 14 (9.03%) Multithreading
10 12 (7.74%) Benchmarking
10 12 (7.74%) Change Management
10 12 (7.74%) ITIL
10 12 (7.74%) Root Cause Analysis
10 12 (7.74%) Software Engineering
11 11 (7.10%) Anomaly Detection
11 11 (7.10%) E-Commerce
11 11 (7.10%) Network Architecture
11 11 (7.10%) Network Management
11 11 (7.10%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 67 (43.23%) Python
2 37 (23.87%) Bash Shell
3 35 (22.58%) Java
4 27 (17.42%) Ruby
5 26 (16.77%) C
6 25 (16.13%) C++
7 23 (14.84%) Perl
8 18 (11.61%) PHP
8 18 (11.61%) PowerShell
9 9 (5.81%) SQL
10 7 (4.52%) JavaScript
10 7 (4.52%) Shell Script
11 6 (3.87%) C#
12 4 (2.58%) Groovy
13 1 (0.65%) AWK
13 1 (0.65%) Clojure
13 1 (0.65%) Korn
13 1 (0.65%) sed
Qualifications
1 10 (6.45%) DV Cleared
1 10 (6.45%) RHCA
1 10 (6.45%) SC Cleared
1 10 (6.45%) Security Cleared
2 9 (5.81%) Degree
3 8 (5.16%) MCSE
3 8 (5.16%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (5.16%) RHCE
4 6 (3.87%) VCP5
4 6 (3.87%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (1.29%) CCNP
5 2 (1.29%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (1.29%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (1.29%) PMI Certification
5 2 (1.29%) PMP
6 1 (0.65%) CCNA
6 1 (0.65%) JNCIP
6 1 (0.65%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (12.90%) SLA
2 11 (7.10%) QA
3 7 (4.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 6 (3.87%) PCI DSS
5 3 (1.94%) DICOM
5 3 (1.94%) HL7
6 2 (1.29%) COBIT
6 2 (1.29%) ISO 14001
7 1 (0.65%) GCP
7 1 (0.65%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 126 (81.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 62 (40.00%) Xen
3 28 (18.06%) Hyper-V
3 28 (18.06%) NFS
4 22 (14.19%) Virtual Machines
5 18 (11.61%) Docker
6 14 (9.03%) vSphere
6 14 (9.03%) XenServer
7 13 (8.39%) iptables
8 12 (7.74%) Oracle RAC
8 12 (7.74%) SRDF
8 12 (7.74%) vCloud
9 10 (6.45%) Active Directory
10 9 (5.81%) Varnish
11 6 (3.87%) Snort
12 5 (3.23%) Samba
13 4 (2.58%) LXC
14 3 (1.94%) VirtualBox
15 2 (1.29%) PowerDNS
15 2 (1.29%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 54 (34.84%) Puppet
2 53 (34.19%) Opscode Chef
3 42 (27.10%) Ansible
4 13 (8.39%) Nagios
5 12 (7.74%) OpenNebula
6 9 (5.81%) PowerCLI
6 9 (5.81%) WMI
7 8 (5.16%) CFEngine
7 8 (5.16%) Failover Clustering
7 8 (5.16%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 8 (5.16%) SCOM
7 8 (5.16%) SCVMM
8 6 (3.87%) Cacti
8 6 (3.87%) Graphite
8 6 (3.87%) Oracle ZFS
9 4 (2.58%) Red Hat Spacewalk
9 4 (2.58%) StatsD
10 3 (1.94%) Ganglia
10 3 (1.94%) Mesos
10 3 (1.94%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 128 (82.58%) VMware
2 69 (44.52%) Cisco
3 43 (27.74%) Juniper
4 36 (23.23%) Red Hat
5 20 (12.90%) NetApp
6 19 (12.26%) Oracle
7 18 (11.61%) Microsoft
8 15 (9.68%) Citrix
9 13 (8.39%) EMC
10 12 (7.74%) Arista
10 12 (7.74%) Intel
10 12 (7.74%) Palo Alto
10 12 (7.74%) Sybase
11 11 (7.10%) Google
12 10 (6.45%) Dell
12 10 (6.45%) IBM
13 8 (5.16%) Dell Compellent
13 8 (5.16%) EqualLogic
14 6 (3.87%) Veeam
14 6 (3.87%) Vyatta
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: From £75,000 to £100,000 per annum Bonus > 25% + Medical Pension
Posted: 57 minutes ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £55,000 to £75,000 per annum Bonus + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Pimlico Banks Recruitment
Salary: Up to £75,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 12 days ago