Period
to 18 January 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 18 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Kernel-Based Virtual Machine (KVM)
England > London
6 months to
18 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 739 647 667
Rank change year-on-year -92 +20 +57
Permanent jobs citing KVM 82 167 237
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.12% 0.24% 0.28%
As % of the System Software category 0.87% 1.98% 2.48%
Number of salaries quoted 70 135 227
London median annual salary £55,000 £65,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.38% +13.04% +15.00%
10th Percentile £33,850 £42,250 £41,250
90th Percentile £84,000 £105,000 £82,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year -16.67% +9.09% +10.00%

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 9,444 8,439 9,560
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 13.43% 11.91% 11.30%
Number of salaries quoted 8,056 7,195 8,249
London median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £28,500 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £75,000
England median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +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 18 January 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 18 January 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
West London +21 9 £35,000 +20.69% 7
Central London -27 8 £70,000 +16.67% 10
KVM
England

For the 6 months to 18 January 2018, 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 74 (90.24%) Linux
2 50 (60.98%) Python
3 45 (54.88%) VMware
4 39 (47.56%) VMware Infrastructure
5 38 (46.34%) DevOps
6 34 (41.46%) Cisco
7 33 (40.24%) Firewall
7 33 (40.24%) Bash Shell
8 28 (34.15%) Ansible
9 26 (31.71%) Docker
9 26 (31.71%) Puppet
9 26 (31.71%) CentOS
9 26 (31.71%) Configuration Management
9 26 (31.71%) TCP/IP
10 25 (30.49%) MySQL
10 25 (30.49%) Nagios
10 25 (30.49%) Agile Software Development
11 23 (28.05%) Perl
11 23 (28.05%) PHP
11 23 (28.05%) Opscode Chef
12 21 (25.61%) Data Centre
13 20 (24.39%) Java
13 20 (24.39%) Juniper
14 19 (23.17%) Git (software)
15 18 (21.95%) Red Hat
15 18 (21.95%) Windows
16 17 (20.73%) Unix
16 17 (20.73%) nginx
17 16 (19.51%) LEMP Stack
18 15 (18.29%) Hyper-V

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 (20.73%) nginx
2 9 (10.98%) Apache
3 8 (9.76%) Elasticsearch
4 3 (3.66%) WebSphere
5 2 (2.44%) OpenStack
5 2 (2.44%) WebLogic
6 1 (1.22%) IIS
6 1 (1.22%) Jetty
6 1 (1.22%) Mongrel
6 1 (1.22%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 14 (17.07%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (7.32%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (6.10%) Google Cloud Platform
4 4 (4.88%) IaaS
4 4 (4.88%) PaaS
5 3 (3.66%) GitHub
5 3 (3.66%) Oracle CX
6 2 (2.44%) Dropbox
6 2 (2.44%) Office 365
7 1 (1.22%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (1.22%) Cloudflare
7 1 (1.22%) Google App Engine
7 1 (1.22%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 33 (40.24%) Firewall
2 26 (31.71%) TCP/IP
3 13 (15.85%) BGP
4 10 (12.20%) DNS
5 9 (10.98%) MPLS
5 9 (10.98%) OSPF
5 9 (10.98%) SAN
5 9 (10.98%) VPN
6 8 (9.76%) DHCP
7 6 (7.32%) DSL
7 6 (7.32%) Ethernet
7 6 (7.32%) Multicast
8 5 (6.10%) Cisco IOS
8 5 (6.10%) Fibre Channel
8 5 (6.10%) iSCSI
8 5 (6.10%) LAN
8 5 (6.10%) Network Security
9 4 (4.88%) HTTP
9 4 (4.88%) NAS
9 4 (4.88%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (30.49%) MySQL
2 10 (12.20%) Redis
3 9 (10.98%) PostgreSQL
4 6 (7.32%) MariaDB
5 3 (3.66%) Apache Cassandra
5 3 (3.66%) SAP HANA
5 3 (3.66%) SQL Server
6 2 (2.44%) Big Data
6 2 (2.44%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 19 (23.17%) Git (software)
2 11 (13.41%) Jenkins
3 6 (7.32%) Vagrant
4 5 (6.10%) Sonatype Nexus
5 3 (3.66%) Subversion
6 2 (2.44%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 2 (2.44%) Metasploit
7 1 (1.22%) Ant
7 1 (1.22%) git-flow
7 1 (1.22%) Maven
7 1 (1.22%) Mercurial
7 1 (1.22%) MSBuild
7 1 (1.22%) TeamCity
General
1 11 (13.41%) Telecoms
2 9 (10.98%) Marketing
3 8 (9.76%) Games
4 3 (3.66%) Finance
5 2 (2.44%) Banking
5 2 (2.44%) Retail
6 1 (1.22%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 17 (20.73%) Network Engineer
2 15 (18.29%) DevOps Engineer
3 14 (17.07%) Administrator
3 14 (17.07%) Operations Engineer
4 13 (15.85%) Systems Administrator
5 12 (14.63%) IT Engineer
5 12 (14.63%) Linux Administrator
5 12 (14.63%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 12 (14.63%) Systems Engineer
6 11 (13.41%) Linux/Unix DevOps
7 8 (9.76%) DevOps Administrator
7 8 (9.76%) Linux DevOps Administrator
7 8 (9.76%) Senior Network Engineer
8 7 (8.54%) Senior DevOps
8 7 (8.54%) Senior DevOps Engineer
8 7 (8.54%) Senior IT Engineer
8 7 (8.54%) Senior Operations Engineer
9 6 (7.32%) Lead Network Engineer
9 6 (7.32%) Network Operations Engineer
9 6 (7.32%) Senior Network Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (19.51%) LEMP Stack
2 10 (12.20%) RabbitMQ
2 10 (12.20%) Regular Expression
3 8 (9.76%) LAMP
4 4 (4.88%) Middleware
4 4 (4.88%) OpenVZ
5 3 (3.66%) libvirt
5 3 (3.66%) SAP Basis
6 2 (2.44%) .NET
6 2 (2.44%) CSS
6 2 (2.44%) Django
6 2 (2.44%) Elastic Stack
6 2 (2.44%) HTML
7 1 (1.22%) 802.1X
7 1 (1.22%) Jinja
7 1 (1.22%) JRuby
7 1 (1.22%) JSON
7 1 (1.22%) Kafka
7 1 (1.22%) Servlets
7 1 (1.22%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 21 (25.61%) Data Centre
2 7 (8.54%) Public Cloud
2 7 (8.54%) Replication
3 4 (4.88%) CLARiiON
3 4 (4.88%) Clustering
3 4 (4.88%) EMC VMAX
3 4 (4.88%) EMC VNX
4 3 (3.66%) Internet of Things
4 3 (3.66%) Management Information System
4 3 (3.66%) VxBlock/Vblock
5 2 (2.44%) BYOD
5 2 (2.44%) CCTV
5 2 (2.44%) Digital Signage
5 2 (2.44%) Fintech
5 2 (2.44%) Greenfield Project
5 2 (2.44%) Hybrid Cloud
5 2 (2.44%) Over-the-Top Content
5 2 (2.44%) Private Cloud
5 2 (2.44%) Robotics
6 1 (1.22%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 74 (90.24%) Linux
2 26 (31.71%) CentOS
3 18 (21.95%) Windows
4 17 (20.73%) Unix
5 12 (14.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 9 (10.98%) FreeBSD
6 9 (10.98%) Ubuntu
7 6 (7.32%) VMS
8 5 (6.10%) Debian
9 4 (4.88%) Fedora
9 4 (4.88%) Solaris
10 3 (3.66%) VyOS
11 2 (2.44%) Mac OS X
11 2 (2.44%) Windows 7
11 2 (2.44%) Windows Server
12 1 (1.22%) FreeNAS
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (46.34%) DevOps
2 26 (31.71%) Configuration Management
3 25 (30.49%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (15.85%) Network Design
4 13 (15.85%) Open Source
5 12 (14.63%) Ticket Management
6 11 (13.41%) ITIL
7 10 (12.20%) High Availability
8 9 (10.98%) E-Commerce
8 9 (10.98%) User Acceptance Testing
9 8 (9.76%) Analytics
9 8 (9.76%) Benchmarking
9 8 (9.76%) Performance Testing
10 7 (8.54%) Disaster Recovery
11 6 (7.32%) Coaching
11 6 (7.32%) Continuous Integration
11 6 (7.32%) Fault Management
11 6 (7.32%) Load Balancing
11 6 (7.32%) Problem Management
11 6 (7.32%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 50 (60.98%) Python
2 33 (40.24%) Bash Shell
3 23 (28.05%) Perl
3 23 (28.05%) PHP
4 20 (24.39%) Java
5 12 (14.63%) SQL
6 10 (12.20%) Ruby
7 8 (9.76%) PowerShell
8 7 (8.54%) Shell Script
9 4 (4.88%) Go
10 3 (3.66%) Tcl
11 2 (2.44%) JavaScript
12 1 (1.22%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 10 (12.20%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (8.54%) CCNP
3 6 (7.32%) JNCIP
4 4 (4.88%) Degree
5 3 (3.66%) CCIE
6 2 (2.44%) Computer Science Degree
6 2 (2.44%) VCP6
6 2 (2.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (1.22%) CCNA
7 1 (1.22%) DV Cleared
7 1 (1.22%) MCSE
7 1 (1.22%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (1.22%) SC Cleared
7 1 (1.22%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (14.63%) SLA
2 5 (6.10%) ISO 14001
2 5 (6.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (6.10%) QA
3 3 (3.66%) Cyber Essentials
3 3 (3.66%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
3 3 (3.66%) GCP
3 3 (3.66%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 39 (47.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 26 (31.71%) Docker
3 15 (18.29%) Hyper-V
3 15 (18.29%) Xen
4 13 (15.85%) NFS
5 11 (13.41%) Active Directory
6 8 (9.76%) Virtual Machines
7 6 (7.32%) vSphere
8 5 (6.10%) VMware ESXi
9 4 (4.88%) iptables
9 4 (4.88%) XenServer
10 3 (3.66%) Ceph
11 2 (2.44%) Corosync
11 2 (2.44%) vCloud
11 2 (2.44%) Virtual Servers
11 2 (2.44%) VMware NSX
12 1 (1.22%) bhyve
12 1 (1.22%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 28 (34.15%) Ansible
2 26 (31.71%) Puppet
3 25 (30.49%) Nagios
4 23 (28.05%) Opscode Chef
5 13 (15.85%) ZABBIX
6 10 (12.20%) HAProxy
7 9 (10.98%) Kibana
8 6 (7.32%) Kubernetes
8 6 (7.32%) Red Hat Spacewalk
8 6 (7.32%) Rundeck
8 6 (7.32%) vCenter Server
8 6 (7.32%) vRealize
9 5 (6.10%) Terraform
10 4 (4.88%) NetBackup
10 4 (4.88%) vMotion
11 3 (3.66%) Icinga
11 3 (3.66%) OpenNMS
12 2 (2.44%) OpenVAS
12 2 (2.44%) Oracle ZFS
12 2 (2.44%) QRadar
Vendors
1 45 (54.88%) VMware
2 34 (41.46%) Cisco
3 20 (24.39%) Juniper
4 18 (21.95%) Red Hat
5 8 (9.76%) Percona
6 6 (7.32%) Google
6 6 (7.32%) SolarWinds
7 5 (6.10%) Citrix
7 5 (6.10%) Oracle
8 4 (4.88%) EMC
8 4 (4.88%) NetApp
8 4 (4.88%) Veritas
9 3 (3.66%) Dell
9 3 (3.66%) HP
9 3 (3.66%) Microsoft
9 3 (3.66%) Palo Alto
9 3 (3.66%) SAP
9 3 (3.66%) Siebel
9 3 (3.66%) Sybase
9 3 (3.66%) Vyatta