Period
to 19 November 2017

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 19 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Kernel-Based Virtual Machine (KVM)
England > London
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 737 641 676
Rank change year-on-year -96 +35 +15
Permanent jobs citing KVM 107 211 249
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.14% 0.28% 0.28%
As % of the System Software category 1.08% 2.28% 2.57%
Number of salaries quoted 96 169 222
London median annual salary £57,500 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.17% +4.35% +15.00%
10th Percentile £38,750 £36,250 £40,000
90th Percentile £81,875 £86,500 £93,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £52,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year -3.85% -5.45% +15.79%

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 9898 9266 9698
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 13.26% 12.27% 10.89%
Number of salaries quoted 8392 8020 8355
London median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £46,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% +7.53% +3.33%
10th Percentile £28,250 £27,500 £26,220
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 19 November 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 6 months to 19 November 2017. 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 +1 15 £46,250 +23.33%
Central London -9 7 £57,500 -5.92% 3
KVM
England

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 94 (87.85%) Linux
2 72 (67.29%) VMware
2 72 (67.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 56 (52.34%) Firewall
4 53 (49.53%) Cisco
5 46 (42.99%) Python
6 45 (42.06%) Agile Software Development
7 44 (41.12%) TCP/IP
8 38 (35.51%) Juniper
8 38 (35.51%) Xen
9 36 (33.64%) Network Design
10 33 (30.84%) DevOps
10 33 (30.84%) Ticket Management
10 33 (30.84%) SLA
10 33 (30.84%) Perl
11 32 (29.91%) Bash Shell
12 27 (25.23%) CentOS
12 27 (25.23%) Red Hat
13 26 (24.30%) Puppet
13 26 (24.30%) Docker
14 24 (22.43%) MySQL
14 24 (22.43%) Windows
15 23 (21.50%) Unix
16 22 (20.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 22 (20.56%) Opscode Chef
17 21 (19.63%) Data Centre
18 20 (18.69%) Amazon AWS
18 20 (18.69%) User Acceptance Testing
18 20 (18.69%) Configuration Management
18 20 (18.69%) NFS

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 13 (12.15%) nginx
2 10 (9.35%) Apache
3 8 (7.48%) Elasticsearch
4 3 (2.80%) OpenStack
4 3 (2.80%) WebLogic
4 3 (2.80%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.93%) Confluence
5 1 (0.93%) Jetty
5 1 (0.93%) MQSeries
5 1 (0.93%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (0.93%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 20 (18.69%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (6.54%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (4.67%) Google Cloud Platform
3 5 (4.67%) IaaS
4 4 (3.74%) PaaS
5 3 (2.80%) Oracle CX
6 2 (1.87%) Dropbox
6 2 (1.87%) GitHub
6 2 (1.87%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 56 (52.34%) Firewall
2 44 (41.12%) TCP/IP
3 19 (17.76%) DNS
4 18 (16.82%) VPN
5 16 (14.95%) BGP
6 12 (11.21%) IGMP
6 12 (11.21%) OSPF
7 11 (10.28%) SAN
8 10 (9.35%) LDAP
9 9 (8.41%) DHCP
9 9 (8.41%) Junos
9 9 (8.41%) Multicast
9 9 (8.41%) RIP
10 8 (7.48%) SSL
11 6 (5.61%) Cisco IOS
11 6 (5.61%) LAN
11 6 (5.61%) NAS
11 6 (5.61%) Network Security
12 5 (4.67%) Fibre Channel
12 5 (4.67%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (22.43%) MySQL
2 8 (7.48%) Redis
3 5 (4.67%) Big Data
3 5 (4.67%) MariaDB
4 4 (3.74%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (2.80%) SAP HANA
5 3 (2.80%) SQL Server
6 1 (0.93%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 18 (16.82%) Git (software)
2 11 (10.28%) Jenkins
3 7 (6.54%) Sonatype Nexus
4 5 (4.67%) Vagrant
5 4 (3.74%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 2 (1.87%) git-flow
6 2 (1.87%) Metasploit
6 2 (1.87%) Subversion
7 1 (0.93%) JIRA
General
1 9 (8.41%) Marketing
2 8 (7.48%) Telecoms
3 6 (5.61%) Games
4 3 (2.80%) Banking
4 3 (2.80%) Finance
5 2 (1.87%) Retail
6 1 (0.93%) Advertising
6 1 (0.93%) Law
Job Titles
1 34 (31.78%) IT Engineer
2 32 (29.91%) Operations Engineer
3 23 (21.50%) Network Engineer
4 18 (16.82%) Senior Network Engineer
5 17 (15.89%) Senior IT Engineer
5 17 (15.89%) Senior Operations Engineer
6 15 (14.02%) Junior
6 15 (14.02%) Junior IT Engineer
6 15 (14.02%) Junior Operations Engineer
6 15 (14.02%) Network Operations Engineer
6 15 (14.02%) Senior Network Operations Engineer
7 13 (12.15%) Systems Engineer
8 12 (11.21%) Administrator
8 12 (11.21%) Systems Administrator
9 9 (8.41%) DevOps Engineer
9 9 (8.41%) Linux Administrator
9 9 (8.41%) Linux Systems Administrator
10 7 (6.54%) Linux Engineer
11 5 (4.67%) Consultant
11 5 (4.67%) Senior Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (14.02%) LEMP Stack
2 10 (9.35%) LAMP
2 10 (9.35%) Regular Expression
3 8 (7.48%) RabbitMQ
4 4 (3.74%) Elastic Stack
4 4 (3.74%) Middleware
5 3 (2.80%) 802.1X
5 3 (2.80%) AngularJS
5 3 (2.80%) JSON
5 3 (2.80%) REST
5 3 (2.80%) SAP Basis
6 2 (1.87%) .NET
6 2 (1.87%) CSS
6 2 (1.87%) Django
6 2 (1.87%) HTML
6 2 (1.87%) libvirt
6 2 (1.87%) OpenVZ
7 1 (0.93%) Node.js
7 1 (0.93%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 21 (19.63%) Data Centre
2 7 (6.54%) Replication
3 5 (4.67%) Management Information System
4 4 (3.74%) CLARiiON
4 4 (3.74%) Clustering
4 4 (3.74%) EMC VMAX
4 4 (3.74%) EMC VNX
4 4 (3.74%) Public Cloud
5 3 (2.80%) VxBlock/Vblock
6 2 (1.87%) BYOD
6 2 (1.87%) CCTV
6 2 (1.87%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.87%) Digital Signage
6 2 (1.87%) Hybrid Cloud
6 2 (1.87%) Over-the-Top Content
6 2 (1.87%) Robotics
7 1 (0.93%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (0.93%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (0.93%) Grid Computing
7 1 (0.93%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 94 (87.85%) Linux
2 27 (25.23%) CentOS
3 24 (22.43%) Windows
4 23 (21.50%) Unix
5 22 (20.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 9 (8.41%) FreeBSD
6 9 (8.41%) Mac OS X
6 9 (8.41%) Windows 7
7 6 (5.61%) Ubuntu
8 5 (4.67%) Solaris
9 4 (3.74%) VMS
10 2 (1.87%) AIX
10 2 (1.87%) DC/OS
10 2 (1.87%) Fedora
11 1 (0.93%) FreeNAS
11 1 (0.93%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (42.06%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (33.64%) Network Design
3 33 (30.84%) DevOps
3 33 (30.84%) Ticket Management
4 20 (18.69%) Configuration Management
4 20 (18.69%) User Acceptance Testing
5 13 (12.15%) Open Source
6 11 (10.28%) Business Continuity
7 10 (9.35%) High Availability
8 9 (8.41%) Analytics
8 9 (8.41%) Load Balancing
9 8 (7.48%) Benchmarking
9 8 (7.48%) Disaster Recovery
9 8 (7.48%) E-Commerce
9 8 (7.48%) ITIL
9 8 (7.48%) Low Latency
9 8 (7.48%) Performance Testing
10 6 (5.61%) Data Centre Operations
10 6 (5.61%) Web Operations
11 5 (4.67%) Task Automation
Programming Languages
1 46 (42.99%) Python
2 33 (30.84%) Perl
3 32 (29.91%) Bash Shell
4 19 (17.76%) PHP
5 18 (16.82%) Java
6 12 (11.21%) Ruby
7 11 (10.28%) SQL
8 7 (6.54%) PowerShell
8 7 (6.54%) Shell Script
9 4 (3.74%) Tcl
10 3 (2.80%) Groovy
11 2 (1.87%) C
11 2 (1.87%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 5 (4.67%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (3.74%) CCIE
2 4 (3.74%) Degree
3 3 (2.80%) DV Cleared
3 3 (2.80%) SC Cleared
3 3 (2.80%) Security Cleared
4 2 (1.87%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (1.87%) VCP6
4 2 (1.87%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (0.93%) CCNA
5 1 (0.93%) CCNP
5 1 (0.93%) Master's Degree
5 1 (0.93%) MCSE
5 1 (0.93%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.93%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.93%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (30.84%) SLA
2 16 (14.95%) QA
3 4 (3.74%) ISO 14001
3 4 (3.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (1.87%) GCP
5 1 (0.93%) COBIT
System Software
1 72 (67.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 38 (35.51%) Xen
3 26 (24.30%) Docker
4 20 (18.69%) NFS
5 14 (13.08%) Hyper-V
6 11 (10.28%) XenServer
7 10 (9.35%) Virtual Machines
8 9 (8.41%) Active Directory
8 9 (8.41%) iptables
9 6 (5.61%) VMware ESXi
9 6 (5.61%) vSphere
10 4 (3.74%) Virtual Servers
11 2 (1.87%) vCloud
12 1 (0.93%) oVirt
12 1 (0.93%) Postfix
12 1 (0.93%) PowerDNS
Systems Management
1 26 (24.30%) Puppet
2 22 (20.56%) Opscode Chef
3 16 (14.95%) Nagios
4 15 (14.02%) Ansible
5 9 (8.41%) Oracle ZFS
6 8 (7.48%) HAProxy
6 8 (7.48%) Kibana
7 6 (5.61%) Terraform
7 6 (5.61%) vCenter Server
7 6 (5.61%) vRealize
8 5 (4.67%) Red Hat Spacewalk
8 5 (4.67%) Rundeck
8 5 (4.67%) ZABBIX
9 4 (3.74%) NetBackup
9 4 (3.74%) vMotion
10 3 (2.80%) Cloudify
10 3 (2.80%) Kubernetes
10 3 (2.80%) OpenNebula
11 2 (1.87%) Grafana
11 2 (1.87%) Mesos
Vendors
1 72 (67.29%) VMware
2 53 (49.53%) Cisco
3 38 (35.51%) Juniper
4 27 (25.23%) Red Hat
5 17 (15.89%) Citrix
6 9 (8.41%) Vyatta
7 8 (7.48%) Percona
8 7 (6.54%) Google
8 7 (6.54%) Oracle
9 5 (4.67%) Microsoft
9 5 (4.67%) Palo Alto
9 5 (4.67%) SolarWinds
10 4 (3.74%) EMC
10 4 (3.74%) IBM
10 4 (3.74%) NetApp
10 4 (3.74%) Veritas
11 3 (2.80%) Dell
11 3 (2.80%) HP
11 3 (2.80%) SAP
11 3 (2.80%) Sybase