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 3 months to 27 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Kernel-Based Virtual Machine (KVM)
England / North West
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 270 236 238
Rank change year-on-year -34 +2  
Permanent jobs citing KVM 7 1 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.10% 0.018% 0.19%
As % of the System Software category 0.92% 0.17% 1.86%
Number of salaries quoted 6 1 1
Median salary £31,750 £45,000 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -29.44% +32.35%  
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year +6.25% +1.26%  

KVM is in the system software skills category. The next 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.

System Software Skills
North West
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 759 596 644
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 11.05% 10.60% 10.21%
Number of salaries quoted 652 492 512
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +1.35%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £24,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year -2.56% +4.00%  

KVM
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West citing KVM as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the System Software category.

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 3 months to 27 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -29 6 £31,750 -29.44% 1
Cheshire - 1 - - 1
KVM
England

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 13 (100.00%) VMware
2 10 (76.92%) Linux
3 7 (53.85%) Windows
3 7 (53.85%) Active Directory
3 7 (53.85%) Red Hat
3 7 (53.85%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (53.85%) Hyper-V
3 7 (53.85%) nginx
3 7 (53.85%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (46.15%) Windows Server
4 6 (46.15%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (46.15%) Bash Shell
4 6 (46.15%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (46.15%) DNS
4 6 (46.15%) Perl
4 6 (46.15%) SQL Server
4 6 (46.15%) Nagios
5 5 (38.46%) CentOS
6 4 (30.77%) Cloud Computing
6 4 (30.77%) Magento
6 4 (30.77%) Plesk
6 4 (30.77%) EqualLogic
6 4 (30.77%) Varnish
6 4 (30.77%) Proactive Monitoring
6 4 (30.77%) RHCSA
6 4 (30.77%) cPanel
6 4 (30.77%) Data Centre
6 4 (30.77%) Dell Compellent
6 4 (30.77%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 4 (30.77%) Business Development

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 7 (53.85%) nginx
2 4 (30.77%) IIS
2 4 (30.77%) MS Exchange
3 3 (23.08%) Apache
Business Applications
1 4 (30.77%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 6 (46.15%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (30.77%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (46.15%) DNS
2 4 (30.77%) VPN
3 3 (23.08%) DHCP
3 3 (23.08%) TCP/IP
4 2 (15.38%) NAS
4 2 (15.38%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (46.15%) SQL Server
2 3 (23.08%) MySQL
3 2 (15.38%) SQL Server 2000
3 2 (15.38%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (15.38%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (15.38%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (23.08%) Git (software)
1 3 (23.08%) Jenkins
1 3 (23.08%) Maven
General
1 2 (15.38%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Banking
2 1 (7.69%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (53.85%) Cloud Engineer
2 5 (38.46%) Administrator
2 5 (38.46%) Linux Administrator
2 5 (38.46%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 5 (38.46%) Systems Administrator
3 4 (30.77%) Systems Engineer
4 3 (23.08%) IT Engineer
4 3 (23.08%) Linux Support
4 3 (23.08%) Migration Engineer
4 3 (23.08%) Unix Support
5 2 (15.38%) AWS Engineer
5 2 (15.38%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (15.38%) Data Centre Engineer
5 2 (15.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (15.38%) Linux Engineer
5 2 (15.38%) Unix Administrator
5 2 (15.38%) Unix Linux Systems Administrator
5 2 (15.38%) Unix Systems Administrator
5 2 (15.38%) Windows Engineer
6 1 (7.69%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (23.08%) .NET
2 1 (7.69%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) Data Centre
2 1 (7.69%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 10 (76.92%) Linux
2 7 (53.85%) Windows
2 7 (53.85%) Windows Server 2008
2 7 (53.85%) Windows Server 2012
3 6 (46.15%) Windows Server
4 5 (38.46%) CentOS
5 4 (30.77%) Debian
6 3 (23.08%) Solaris
6 3 (23.08%) Ubuntu
6 3 (23.08%) Unix
6 3 (23.08%) Windows 2000
6 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (7.69%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) Business Development
1 4 (30.77%) Configuration Management
1 4 (30.77%) Proactive Monitoring
2 3 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (23.08%) Incident Management
2 3 (23.08%) ITIL
2 3 (23.08%) Migration
3 2 (15.38%) Problem Management
3 2 (15.38%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (7.69%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (7.69%) Change Management
4 1 (7.69%) High Availability
4 1 (7.69%) Process Improvement
4 1 (7.69%) Release Management
4 1 (7.69%) Risk Management
4 1 (7.69%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (46.15%) Bash Shell
1 6 (46.15%) Perl
2 3 (23.08%) PowerShell
2 3 (23.08%) Python
2 3 (23.08%) Ruby
2 3 (23.08%) SQL
2 3 (23.08%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (30.77%) CCNA
1 4 (30.77%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (30.77%) MCSE
1 4 (30.77%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (30.77%) RHCE
1 4 (30.77%) RHCSA
1 4 (30.77%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 7 (53.85%) Active Directory
1 7 (53.85%) Hyper-V
2 4 (30.77%) Varnish
3 3 (23.08%) Docker
3 3 (23.08%) NFS
3 3 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (46.15%) Nagios
1 6 (46.15%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (30.77%) cPanel
2 4 (30.77%) Plesk
3 3 (23.08%) Ansible
3 3 (23.08%) Cacti
3 3 (23.08%) Puppet
Vendors
1 13 (100.00%) VMware
2 7 (53.85%) Red Hat
3 4 (30.77%) Citrix
3 4 (30.77%) Dell Compellent
3 4 (30.77%) EqualLogic
4 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
5 2 (15.38%) HP
5 2 (15.38%) McAfee
5 2 (15.38%) Symantec
Prenton, Merseyside
FT Select
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester
Recruitment Revolution Limited
Salary: Up to £30,000 + Excellent Company Benefits
Posted: 26 days ago