Period
to 22 August 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 22 August 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Kernel-Based Virtual Machine (KVM)
England > South East
6 months to
22 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 483 511 468
Rank change year-on-year +28 -43 +102
Permanent jobs citing KVM 29 36 76
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.11% 0.12% 0.26%
As % of the System Software category 0.66% 0.83% 1.88%
Number of salaries quoted 27 30 71
South East median annual salary £45,000 £55,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -18.18% +22.22% -12.62%
10th Percentile £37,500 £26,613 £31,250
90th Percentile £60,000 £70,000 £66,250
England median annual salary £46,250 £56,250 £50,000
% change year-on-year -17.78% +12.50% -

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 South East with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
South East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 4,362 4,327 4,046
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 16.81% 14.58% 13.89%
Number of salaries quoted 3,537 3,483 3,482
South East median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £25,000 £22,750 £22,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £67,500 £65,225
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +11.11% +5.88%

KVM
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing KVM as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for KVM in the South East

KVM
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Salary trend for KVM in the South East

KVM
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing KVM in the South East over the 6 months to 22 August 2019.

Salary histogram for KVM in the South East

KVM
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing KVM within the South East region over the 6 months to 22 August 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
Thames Valley +32 17 £45,000 -18.18% 3
Oxfordshire +52 15 £45,000 +62.16%
West Sussex - 6 £45,000 -
Surrey +10 5 £42,500 -29.17%
Berkshire +17 2 - - 3
Hampshire 0 1 £65,000 +128.07% 1
KVM
England

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 South East region with a requirement for KVM.

1 27 (93.10%) Linux
2 21 (72.41%) Security Cleared
2 21 (72.41%) Ansible
3 20 (68.97%) Hyper-V
4 19 (65.52%) Puppet
5 16 (55.17%) Open Source
5 16 (55.17%) DevOps
6 15 (51.72%) Opscode Chef
6 15 (51.72%) Jenkins
6 15 (51.72%) VMware ESXi
7 14 (48.28%) Red Hat
7 14 (48.28%) Mentoring
8 13 (44.83%) Docker
9 12 (41.38%) Kubernetes
10 9 (31.03%) SC Cleared
10 9 (31.03%) CentOS
10 9 (31.03%) MySQL
10 9 (31.03%) Service Management
10 9 (31.03%) Public Sector
11 7 (24.14%) Agile Software Development
12 6 (20.69%) ActiveMQ
12 6 (20.69%) Jetty
12 6 (20.69%) VMware Infrastructure
12 6 (20.69%) nginx
12 6 (20.69%) Git (software)
12 6 (20.69%) RabbitMQ
12 6 (20.69%) Bash Shell
12 6 (20.69%) VMware
12 6 (20.69%) JBoss
12 6 (20.69%) Apache

KVM
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 (20.69%) Apache
1 6 (20.69%) JBoss
1 6 (20.69%) Jetty
1 6 (20.69%) nginx
1 6 (20.69%) Tomcat
2 1 (3.45%) OpenStack
Applications
1 2 (6.90%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (6.90%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (6.90%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.90%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (17.24%) VLAN
1 5 (17.24%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (31.03%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 15 (51.72%) Jenkins
2 6 (20.69%) Git (software)
2 6 (20.69%) GitLab
2 6 (20.69%) Vagrant
3 4 (13.79%) Maven
General
1 9 (31.03%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 19 (65.52%) Administrator
1 19 (65.52%) Linux Administrator
1 19 (65.52%) Linux Systems Administrator
1 19 (65.52%) Systems Administrator
2 10 (34.48%) Senior Linux Administrator
2 10 (34.48%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
2 10 (34.48%) Senior Systems Administrator
3 9 (31.03%) DevOps Administrator
3 9 (31.03%) Linux DevOps Administrator
3 9 (31.03%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 4 (13.79%) Analyst
4 4 (13.79%) Developer
4 4 (13.79%) Java Developer
5 2 (6.90%) 1st Line Support
5 2 (6.90%) 1st Line Support Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) Deskside Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) Support Analyst
6 1 (3.45%) Linux Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Linux Systems Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Senior Linux Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (20.69%) ActiveMQ
1 6 (20.69%) RabbitMQ
2 4 (13.79%) CSS
2 4 (13.79%) CSS3
2 4 (13.79%) HTML
2 4 (13.79%) HTML5
2 4 (13.79%) Spring
2 4 (13.79%) Spring Boot
2 4 (13.79%) Spring MVC
3 1 (3.45%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.45%) Private Cloud
1 1 (3.45%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 27 (93.10%) Linux
2 9 (31.03%) CentOS
3 5 (17.24%) Debian
3 5 (17.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (17.24%) Ubuntu
4 2 (6.90%) Windows
4 2 (6.90%) Windows Phone
4 2 (6.90%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (6.90%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (6.90%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (55.17%) DevOps
1 16 (55.17%) Open Source
2 14 (48.28%) Mentoring
3 9 (31.03%) Service Management
4 7 (24.14%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (20.69%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 5 (17.24%) High Availability
6 5 (17.24%) Load Balancing
6 5 (17.24%) Performance Tuning
6 5 (17.24%) Problem-Solving
6 5 (17.24%) Tech Ops
7 4 (13.79%) MVC
7 4 (13.79%) Web Development
8 2 (6.90%) Software Delivery
9 1 (3.45%) Infrastructure as Code
Programming Languages
1 6 (20.69%) Bash Shell
1 6 (20.69%) Python
2 5 (17.24%) Ruby
3 4 (13.79%) Java
3 4 (13.79%) Java 8
3 4 (13.79%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 21 (72.41%) Security Cleared
2 9 (31.03%) SC Cleared
3 5 (17.24%) DBS Check
System Software
1 20 (68.97%) Hyper-V
2 15 (51.72%) VMware ESXi
3 13 (44.83%) Docker
4 6 (20.69%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (17.24%) iptables
5 5 (17.24%) Xen
6 2 (6.90%) Active Directory
7 1 (3.45%) Ceph
Systems Management
1 21 (72.41%) Ansible
2 19 (65.52%) Puppet
3 15 (51.72%) Opscode Chef
4 12 (41.38%) Kubernetes
5 6 (20.69%) Consul
5 6 (20.69%) HAProxy
5 6 (20.69%) Packer
5 6 (20.69%) Terraform
6 5 (17.24%) Nagios
6 5 (17.24%) ZABBIX
7 2 (6.90%) Microsoft Intune
7 2 (6.90%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 14 (48.28%) Red Hat
2 6 (20.69%) VMware
3 2 (6.90%) Dell
3 2 (6.90%) HP
3 2 (6.90%) McAfee
3 2 (6.90%) Sophos
3 2 (6.90%) Symantec