Period
to 14 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 14 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Kernel-Based Virtual Machine (KVM)
England > North West
6 months to
14 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 333 355 342
Rank change year-on-year +22 -13 -6
Permanent jobs citing KVM 27 14 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.22% 0.11% 0.026%
As % of the System Software category 1.56% 0.95% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 26 12 3
North West median annual salary £60,000 £31,750 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +88.98% -29.44% -11.33%
10th Percentile £33,750 £24,275 £42,500
90th Percentile £68,125 £37,250 £49,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £51,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% -1.96% +6.25%

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 the North West with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
North West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 1,729 1,468 1,166
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 14.24% 11.14% 10.05%
Number of salaries quoted 1,403 1,233 964
North West median annual salary £40,000 £37,000 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.11% +2.78% +5.88%
10th Percentile £21,000 £21,250 £21,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £60,000 £57,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +11.11% +5.88% +6.25%

KVM
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing KVM as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for KVM in the North West

KVM
Salary Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing KVM in the North West.

Salary trend for KVM in the North West

KVM
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing KVM in the North West over the 6 months to 14 August 2018.

Salary histogram for KVM in the North West

KVM
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing KVM within the North West region over the 6 months to 14 August 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
Cheshire -2 13 £60,000 -
Manchester +13 7 £60,000 +88.98%
Lancashire - 5 £40,000 - 1
Merseyside - 2 £30,000 - 1
KVM
England

For the 6 months to 14 August 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 North West region with a requirement for KVM.

1 24 (88.89%) Linux
2 23 (85.19%) VMware
2 23 (85.19%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (74.07%) Windows
4 19 (70.37%) Active Directory
4 19 (70.37%) Xen
4 19 (70.37%) Hyper-V
4 19 (70.37%) Microsoft Azure
4 19 (70.37%) Amazon AWS
4 19 (70.37%) Puppet
4 19 (70.37%) VirtualBox
4 19 (70.37%) Jenkins
4 19 (70.37%) Opscode Chef
4 19 (70.37%) Ansible
4 19 (70.37%) DevOps
5 18 (66.67%) QA
5 18 (66.67%) Configuration Management
6 17 (62.96%) Continuous Integration
6 17 (62.96%) Agile Software Development
6 17 (62.96%) Git (software)
6 17 (62.96%) Continuous Improvement
6 17 (62.96%) Continuous Delivery
7 14 (51.85%) Robotic Process Automation
7 14 (51.85%) IBM
8 11 (40.74%) Python
9 7 (25.93%) Perl
9 7 (25.93%) PowerShell
10 4 (14.81%) CentOS
10 4 (14.81%) Load Balancing
10 4 (14.81%) Ubuntu

KVM
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 4 (14.81%) Apache
1 4 (14.81%) CloudStack
1 4 (14.81%) nginx
1 4 (14.81%) OpenStack
1 4 (14.81%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 19 (70.37%) Amazon AWS
1 19 (70.37%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.70%) IaaS
2 1 (3.70%) NuGet
2 1 (3.70%) Office 365
2 1 (3.70%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (14.81%) Firewall
2 3 (11.11%) Ethernet
3 2 (7.41%) DNS
3 2 (7.41%) LAN
3 2 (7.41%) WAN
4 1 (3.70%) TCP/IP
4 1 (3.70%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (14.81%) MySQL
1 4 (14.81%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 19 (70.37%) Jenkins
2 17 (62.96%) Git (software)
3 1 (3.70%) Chocolatey
3 1 (3.70%) WiX
General
1 2 (7.41%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.70%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 19 (70.37%) DevOps Engineer
2 17 (62.96%) Lead DevOps
2 17 (62.96%) Lead DevOps Engineer
3 4 (14.81%) Linux Engineer
3 4 (14.81%) Linux Systems Engineer
3 4 (14.81%) Systems Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) Capacity Planner
4 2 (7.41%) Network Planner
5 1 (3.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) IP Planner
5 1 (3.70%) Junior
5 1 (3.70%) Junior Linux Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) Junior Systems Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) Network Capacity Planner
5 1 (3.70%) Radar Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) Telecoms Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) Windows DevOps Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) Windows Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (14.81%) LAMP
1 4 (14.81%) LAPP Stack
1 4 (14.81%) LEMP Stack
1 4 (14.81%) OpenVZ
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.81%) Clustering
1 4 (14.81%) Replication
1 4 (14.81%) Self-Motivation
2 1 (3.70%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 24 (88.89%) Linux
2 20 (74.07%) Windows
3 4 (14.81%) CentOS
3 4 (14.81%) FreeBSD
3 4 (14.81%) OpenBSD
3 4 (14.81%) Solaris
3 4 (14.81%) Ubuntu
4 3 (11.11%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (70.37%) DevOps
2 18 (66.67%) Configuration Management
3 17 (62.96%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (62.96%) Continuous Delivery
3 17 (62.96%) Continuous Improvement
3 17 (62.96%) Continuous Integration
4 14 (51.85%) Robotic Process Automation
5 4 (14.81%) Load Balancing
6 3 (11.11%) Analytics
6 3 (11.11%) Artificial Intelligence
6 3 (11.11%) Capacity Planning
6 3 (11.11%) Data Analytics
6 3 (11.11%) Mathematics
6 3 (11.11%) Network Optimisation
6 3 (11.11%) Project Management
7 2 (7.41%) Infrastructure Engineering
Programming Languages
1 11 (40.74%) Python
2 7 (25.93%) Perl
2 7 (25.93%) PowerShell
3 4 (14.81%) Bash Shell
3 4 (14.81%) PHP
4 1 (3.70%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (3.70%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (66.67%) QA
System Software
1 23 (85.19%) VMware Infrastructure
2 19 (70.37%) Active Directory
2 19 (70.37%) Hyper-V
2 19 (70.37%) VirtualBox
2 19 (70.37%) Xen
3 4 (14.81%) Ceph
3 4 (14.81%) Corosync
3 4 (14.81%) DRBD
3 4 (14.81%) iptables
3 4 (14.81%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (11.11%) Docker
4 3 (11.11%) QEMU
Systems Management
1 19 (70.37%) Ansible
1 19 (70.37%) Opscode Chef
1 19 (70.37%) Puppet
2 4 (14.81%) Cacti
2 4 (14.81%) Munin
2 4 (14.81%) Nagios
2 4 (14.81%) Pacemaker
3 1 (3.70%) Kubernetes
3 1 (3.70%) Terraform
Vendors
1 23 (85.19%) VMware
2 14 (51.85%) IBM
3 4 (14.81%) Oracle
3 4 (14.81%) Percona
3 4 (14.81%) Red Hat
3 4 (14.81%) SolarWinds
4 1 (3.70%) Citrix
4 1 (3.70%) Microsoft