Period
to 20 April 2019

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 20 April 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Kernel-Based Virtual Machine (KVM)
England > North West
6 months to
20 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 336 368 348
Rank change year-on-year +32 -20 -2
Permanent jobs citing KVM 5 4 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.049% 0.031% 0.089%
As % of the System Software category 0.28% 0.26% 0.79%
Number of salaries quoted 3 4 10
North West median annual salary £37,500 £60,000 £33,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -37.50% +80.45% -26.11%
10th Percentile £29,850 £52,250 £24,000
90th Percentile £45,750 £67,750 £54,125
England median annual salary £46,500 £55,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year -15.45% -12.00% +13.64%

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 1,755 1,565 1,394
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 17.16% 12.08% 11.25%
Number of salaries quoted 1,424 1,264 1,139
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +9.59% +4.29%
10th Percentile £21,913 £22,000 £21,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £59,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% +11.76% +2.41%

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 20 April 2019.

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 20 April 2019. 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 +27 3 £41,250 -25.00%
Lancashire - 2 £29,500 -
KVM
England

For the 6 months to 20 April 2019, 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 5 (100.00%) Linux
2 4 (80.00%) VMware
3 3 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (60.00%) CentOS
3 3 (60.00%) Red Hat
3 3 (60.00%) MySQL
3 3 (60.00%) Python
3 3 (60.00%) Ansible
3 3 (60.00%) Bash Shell
4 2 (40.00%) Puppet
4 2 (40.00%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (40.00%) Kubernetes
4 2 (40.00%) OpenVZ
4 2 (40.00%) Apache
4 2 (40.00%) Tomcat
4 2 (40.00%) Cacti
4 2 (40.00%) Munin
4 2 (40.00%) nginx
4 2 (40.00%) SolarWinds
4 2 (40.00%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (40.00%) Nagios
4 2 (40.00%) Ubuntu
5 1 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (20.00%) Xen
5 1 (20.00%) Load Balancing
5 1 (20.00%) QA
5 1 (20.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (20.00%) PCI DSS

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 2 (40.00%) Apache
1 2 (40.00%) nginx
1 2 (40.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (20.00%) CloudStack
2 1 (20.00%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 2 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (20.00%) DigitalOcean
2 1 (20.00%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (20.00%) NuGet
2 1 (20.00%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) Firewall
1 1 (20.00%) LAN
1 1 (20.00%) NAS
1 1 (20.00%) SAN
1 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (20.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) MySQL
2 2 (40.00%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (20.00%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (20.00%) NoSQL
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (20.00%) Chocolatey
1 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (20.00%) GitLab
1 1 (20.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Forms
1 1 (20.00%) TeamCity
1 1 (20.00%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Linux Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Linux Systems Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) Cloud Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Junior
2 1 (20.00%) Junior Linux Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Junior Systems Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Linux Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) OpenVZ
2 1 (20.00%) LAMP
2 1 (20.00%) LAPP Stack
2 1 (20.00%) LEMP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Storage
1 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Linux
2 3 (60.00%) CentOS
3 2 (40.00%) Ubuntu
4 1 (20.00%) AIX
4 1 (20.00%) Debian
4 1 (20.00%) Fedora
4 1 (20.00%) HPUX
4 1 (20.00%) Oracle Linux
4 1 (20.00%) Solaris
4 1 (20.00%) SUSE
4 1 (20.00%) Unix
4 1 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (20.00%) DevOps
1 1 (20.00%) Load Balancing
1 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
1 1 (20.00%) Robotic Process Automation
1 1 (20.00%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) Bash Shell
1 3 (60.00%) Python
2 1 (20.00%) Perl
2 1 (20.00%) PHP
2 1 (20.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (20.00%) Shell Script
2 1 (20.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) ISO 9001
1 1 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (20.00%) PCI DSS
1 1 (20.00%) QA
1 1 (20.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (20.00%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (40.00%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (20.00%) Docker
3 1 (20.00%) Firmware
3 1 (20.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (20.00%) pfSense
3 1 (20.00%) VirtualBox
3 1 (20.00%) Xen
Systems Management
1 3 (60.00%) Ansible
2 2 (40.00%) Cacti
2 2 (40.00%) Kubernetes
2 2 (40.00%) Munin
2 2 (40.00%) Nagios
2 2 (40.00%) Puppet
3 1 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (20.00%) Terraform
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) VMware
2 3 (60.00%) Red Hat
3 2 (40.00%) SolarWinds
4 1 (20.00%) Oracle
4 1 (20.00%) Remedy