Period
to 15 December 2018

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 15 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Kernel-Based Virtual Machine (KVM)
England > South East
6 months to
15 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 503 483 546
Rank change year-on-year -20 +63 +59
Permanent jobs citing KVM 30 66 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.11% 0.21% 0.14%
As % of the System Software category 0.73% 1.59% 1.01%
Number of salaries quoted 26 52 47
South East median annual salary £42,750 £44,500 £51,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.93% -13.59% -1.90%
10th Percentile £25,375 £20,500 £34,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £68,500 £61,250
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% -9.09% -

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 4,107 4,157 4,868
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 14.76% 13.27% 14.34%
Number of salaries quoted 3,357 3,562 4,151
South East median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £23,500 £22,250 £23,000
90th Percentile £68,000 £65,000 £62,500
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 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 15 December 2018.

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 15 December 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
Thames Valley +13 19 £37,500 +7.14% 1
Berkshire -15 13 £55,000 +62.96% 1
Surrey +30 8 £60,000 +20.00%
Oxfordshire +14 6 £27,750 -
Hampshire -6 3 £28,500 -10.24%
KVM
England

For the 6 months to 15 December 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 South East region with a requirement for KVM.

1 30 (100.00%) VMware
1 30 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 29 (96.67%) Linux
3 16 (53.33%) Amazon AWS
4 14 (46.67%) Bash Shell
5 13 (43.33%) Windows
6 12 (40.00%) DNS
6 12 (40.00%) Firewall
6 12 (40.00%) Xen
6 12 (40.00%) Problem-Solving
7 11 (36.67%) Windows Server
7 11 (36.67%) Opscode Chef
8 10 (33.33%) Ansible
8 10 (33.33%) Mentoring
8 10 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
8 10 (33.33%) Microsoft
9 9 (30.00%) SQL
9 9 (30.00%) Subversion
9 9 (30.00%) DevOps
9 9 (30.00%) Jenkins
10 8 (26.67%) Puppet
10 8 (26.67%) Linux Command Line
10 8 (26.67%) Hyper-V
10 8 (26.67%) MySQL
10 8 (26.67%) SQL Server
10 8 (26.67%) Python
11 7 (23.33%) Red Hat
11 7 (23.33%) Nagios
11 7 (23.33%) Project Management
11 7 (23.33%) OpenStack

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 7 (23.33%) OpenStack
2 5 (16.67%) Skype for Business
3 4 (13.33%) Apache
3 4 (13.33%) Confluence
3 4 (13.33%) JBoss
4 2 (6.67%) IIS
4 2 (6.67%) WebLogic
4 2 (6.67%) WebLogic Portal
5 1 (3.33%) lighttpd
5 1 (3.33%) nginx
5 1 (3.33%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 16 (53.33%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (16.67%) Mimecast
3 5 (16.67%) Office 365
4 4 (13.33%) Amazon EC2
4 4 (13.33%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (13.33%) GitHub
4 4 (13.33%) OpenShift
4 4 (13.33%) PaaS
5 1 (3.33%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (3.33%) NuGet
Communications & Networking
1 12 (40.00%) DNS
1 12 (40.00%) Firewall
2 5 (16.67%) IPsec
2 5 (16.67%) NAS
2 5 (16.67%) PBX
2 5 (16.67%) Skype
2 5 (16.67%) VLAN
2 5 (16.67%) VPN
2 5 (16.67%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (6.67%) SAN
3 2 (6.67%) TCP/IP
4 1 (3.33%) 3GPP
4 1 (3.33%) HTTP
4 1 (3.33%) Internet
4 1 (3.33%) LAN
4 1 (3.33%) LTE
4 1 (3.33%) SMTP
4 1 (3.33%) SSL
4 1 (3.33%) WAN
4 1 (3.33%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (26.67%) MySQL
1 8 (26.67%) SQL Server
2 5 (16.67%) Amazon RDS
2 5 (16.67%) NoSQL
2 5 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
2 5 (16.67%) Relational Database
3 4 (13.33%) RDBMS
4 2 (6.67%) Oracle Database
5 1 (3.33%) Redis
Development Applications
1 9 (30.00%) Jenkins
1 9 (30.00%) Subversion
2 6 (20.00%) Git (software)
3 4 (13.33%) Bitbucket
3 4 (13.33%) GitLab
3 4 (13.33%) JIRA
3 4 (13.33%) Maven
4 2 (6.67%) Vagrant
5 1 (3.33%) Selenium
5 1 (3.33%) TeamCity
5 1 (3.33%) Visual Studio
5 1 (3.33%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 4 (13.33%) Electronics
1 4 (13.33%) Telecoms
2 3 (10.00%) Finance
2 3 (10.00%) Manufacturing
2 3 (10.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 9 (30.00%) Administrator
2 8 (26.67%) Linux Administrator
3 6 (20.00%) DevOps Engineer
4 5 (16.67%) Applications Engineer
5 4 (13.33%) Infrastructure Manager
5 4 (13.33%) IT Infrastructure Manager
5 4 (13.33%) IT Manager
5 4 (13.33%) Network Infrastructure Manager
5 4 (13.33%) Network Manager
6 3 (10.00%) Applications Support
6 3 (10.00%) IT Engineer
6 3 (10.00%) Linux Engineer
6 3 (10.00%) Migration Engineer
6 3 (10.00%) Support Engineer
6 3 (10.00%) Systems Engineer
7 2 (6.67%) Linux Support
7 2 (6.67%) Linux Support Engineer
7 2 (6.67%) Senior Applications Engineer
7 2 (6.67%) Senior Applications Support
7 2 (6.67%) Senior Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (20.00%) LDAP
2 5 (16.67%) MAPI
3 4 (13.33%) Spring Boot
4 2 (6.67%) LAMP
5 1 (3.33%) Elastic Stack
5 1 (3.33%) LAPP Stack
5 1 (3.33%) LEMP Stack
5 1 (3.33%) libvirt
5 1 (3.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (26.67%) Linux Command Line
2 6 (20.00%) Data Centre
3 5 (16.67%) Replication
3 5 (16.67%) Video Conferencing
3 5 (16.67%) YubiKey
4 1 (3.33%) Algorithms
4 1 (3.33%) Cloud Native
4 1 (3.33%) Cyberattack
4 1 (3.33%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 1 (3.33%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (3.33%) Public Cloud
4 1 (3.33%) SIMD
4 1 (3.33%) VLSI
Operating Systems
1 29 (96.67%) Linux
2 13 (43.33%) Windows
3 11 (36.67%) Windows Server
4 6 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (16.67%) CentOS
5 5 (16.67%) VMS
6 4 (13.33%) Ubuntu
7 3 (10.00%) Debian
8 2 (6.67%) Unix
8 2 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (3.33%) DC/OS
9 1 (3.33%) Mesosphere
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (40.00%) Problem-Solving
2 10 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (33.33%) Mentoring
3 9 (30.00%) DevOps
4 7 (23.33%) Project Management
5 6 (20.00%) Cybersecurity
5 6 (20.00%) Hardware Maintenance
6 5 (16.67%) Application Virtualisation
6 5 (16.67%) Open Source
6 5 (16.67%) Password Management
6 5 (16.67%) Security Hardening
7 4 (13.33%) Auto-Scaling
7 4 (13.33%) Configuration Management
7 4 (13.33%) Virtual Environments
8 3 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (10.00%) Digital Marketing
8 3 (10.00%) Migration
8 3 (10.00%) Programme Management
9 2 (6.67%) Computer Science
9 2 (6.67%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (46.67%) Bash Shell
2 9 (30.00%) SQL
3 8 (26.67%) Python
4 5 (16.67%) Ruby
5 4 (13.33%) Java
5 4 (13.33%) PHP
5 4 (13.33%) PowerShell
6 2 (6.67%) Shell Script
7 1 (3.33%) C
7 1 (3.33%) C++
7 1 (3.33%) Go
7 1 (3.33%) Perl
Qualifications
1 6 (20.00%) Degree
2 1 (3.33%) PhD
2 1 (3.33%) RHCE
2 1 (3.33%) VCP6
2 1 (3.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (3.33%) GDPR
System Software
1 30 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (40.00%) Xen
3 8 (26.67%) Hyper-V
4 6 (20.00%) Active Directory
4 6 (20.00%) Docker
4 6 (20.00%) pfSense
5 4 (13.33%) oVirt
5 4 (13.33%) XenServer
6 2 (6.67%) NFS
7 1 (3.33%) VirtualBox
7 1 (3.33%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 11 (36.67%) Opscode Chef
2 10 (33.33%) Ansible
3 8 (26.67%) Puppet
4 7 (23.33%) Nagios
5 6 (20.00%) Icinga
5 6 (20.00%) Kubernetes
6 5 (16.67%) Microsoft Intune
7 4 (13.33%) rkt
8 1 (3.33%) Cacti
8 1 (3.33%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 30 (100.00%) VMware
2 10 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 7 (23.33%) Red Hat
4 6 (20.00%) Cisco
4 6 (20.00%) Juniper
4 6 (20.00%) SonicWALL
4 6 (20.00%) WatchGuard
5 5 (16.67%) NETGEAR
5 5 (16.67%) Sophos
5 5 (16.67%) Vyatta
6 4 (13.33%) SaltStack
7 3 (10.00%) SAP
8 2 (6.67%) NCR
8 2 (6.67%) Oracle
8 2 (6.67%) VocaLink
9 1 (3.33%) Xilinx