Period
to 19 September 2017

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

Kernel-Based Virtual Machine (KVM)
England > North West
6 months to
19 Sep 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 358 349 343
Rank change year-on-year -9 -6 +16
Permanent jobs citing KVM 9 2 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.068% 0.017% 0.20%
As % of the System Software category 0.59% 0.17% 1.93%
Number of salaries quoted 8 2 4
North West median annual salary £29,250 £45,000 £50,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -35.00% -11.33% +167.11%
10th Percentile £24,000 £42,500 £32,300
90th Percentile £35,250 £47,500 £71,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £49,500
% change year-on-year - +1.01% +4.21%

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 1516 1192 1347
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 11.47% 10.09% 10.29%
Number of salaries quoted 1278 992 1050
North West median annual salary £37,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.33% +7.14% +7.69%
10th Percentile £21,000 £21,250 £20,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £57,500 £52,625
England median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +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
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 19 September 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
Manchester -32 8 £29,250 -35.00%
Cheshire -27 1 - -
KVM
England

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 North West region with a requirement for KVM.

1 9 (100.00%) VMware
2 8 (88.89%) Linux
3 6 (66.67%) nginx
4 5 (55.56%) VPN
5 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (44.44%) Hyper-V
5 4 (44.44%) Amazon AWS
5 4 (44.44%) Active Directory
5 4 (44.44%) Windows
5 4 (44.44%) SQL Server
5 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (44.44%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (44.44%) Windows Server
6 3 (33.33%) Ansible
6 3 (33.33%) Data Centre
6 3 (33.33%) Dell Compellent
6 3 (33.33%) RHCSA
6 3 (33.33%) cPanel
6 3 (33.33%) Bash Shell
6 3 (33.33%) EqualLogic
6 3 (33.33%) Varnish
6 3 (33.33%) Puppet
6 3 (33.33%) IIS
6 3 (33.33%) Perl
6 3 (33.33%) TCP/IP
6 3 (33.33%) MCSE
6 3 (33.33%) Apache
6 3 (33.33%) MS Exchange
6 3 (33.33%) Red Hat
6 3 (33.33%) Citrix

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 6 (66.67%) nginx
2 3 (33.33%) Apache
2 3 (33.33%) IIS
2 3 (33.33%) MS Exchange
Business Applications
1 3 (33.33%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 4 (44.44%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (33.33%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (55.56%) VPN
2 3 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 2 (22.22%) Firewall
4 1 (11.11%) DHCP
4 1 (11.11%) DNS
4 1 (11.11%) NAS
4 1 (11.11%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (44.44%) SQL Server
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Git (software)
1 1 (11.11%) Jenkins
1 1 (11.11%) Maven
General
1 1 (11.11%) Banking
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
1 1 (11.11%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Administrator
1 5 (55.56%) Linux Administrator
1 5 (55.56%) Linux Systems Administrator
1 5 (55.56%) Systems Administrator
2 4 (44.44%) Cloud Engineer
3 3 (33.33%) Systems Engineer
4 2 (22.22%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (22.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (22.22%) IT Engineer
4 2 (22.22%) Windows Engineer
5 1 (11.11%) AWS Engineer
5 1 (11.11%) Azure Engineer
5 1 (11.11%) Data Centre Engineer
5 1 (11.11%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (11.11%) Linux Engineer
5 1 (11.11%) Linux Systems Engineer
5 1 (11.11%) Migration Engineer
5 1 (11.11%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (11.11%) Windows Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) .NET
1 1 (11.11%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 8 (88.89%) Linux
2 4 (44.44%) Windows
2 4 (44.44%) Windows Server
2 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (33.33%) CentOS
3 3 (33.33%) Debian
4 1 (11.11%) Windows 2000
4 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (33.33%) Business Development
2 1 (11.11%) Configuration Management
2 1 (11.11%) Migration
2 1 (11.11%) Proactive Monitoring
2 1 (11.11%) Risk Management
2 1 (11.11%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) Bash Shell
1 3 (33.33%) Perl
2 1 (11.11%) PowerShell
2 1 (11.11%) Ruby
2 1 (11.11%) SQL
2 1 (11.11%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) CCNA
1 3 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (33.33%) MCSE
1 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (33.33%) RHCE
1 3 (33.33%) RHCSA
1 3 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 4 (44.44%) Active Directory
1 4 (44.44%) Hyper-V
2 3 (33.33%) Varnish
2 3 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (11.11%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (44.44%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (33.33%) Ansible
2 3 (33.33%) Cacti
2 3 (33.33%) cPanel
2 3 (33.33%) Nagios
2 3 (33.33%) Plesk
2 3 (33.33%) Puppet
Vendors
1 9 (100.00%) VMware
2 3 (33.33%) Citrix
2 3 (33.33%) Dell Compellent
2 3 (33.33%) EqualLogic
2 3 (33.33%) Red Hat
3 1 (11.11%) HP
3 1 (11.11%) McAfee
3 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
3 1 (11.11%) Symantec