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 3 months to 29 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Kernel-Based Virtual Machine (KVM)
England / South East
3 months to
29 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 361 436 421
Rank change year-on-year +75 -15  
Permanent jobs citing KVM 36 27 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.24% 0.14% 0.27%
As % of the System Software category 1.71% 0.98% 2.03%
Number of salaries quoted 35 27 33
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,764 £40,000 £28,600
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £51,900 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +18.75% -  

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 South East with a requirement for system software skills.

System Software Skills
South East
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 2111 2758 2906
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 14.04% 14.25% 13.50%
Number of salaries quoted 1793 2378 2403
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £58,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

KVM
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East 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 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 3 months to 29 April 2017.

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 3 months to 29 April 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
Berkshire +30 13 £55,000 +32.53% 2
Surrey +56 8 £60,000 +50.00%
Oxfordshire +18 6 £30,764 -48.72%
West Sussex - 5 £37,500 -
East Sussex +7 4 £33,000 -17.50%
KVM
England

For the 6 months to 29 April 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 South East region with a requirement for KVM.

1 55 (87.30%) Linux
2 38 (60.32%) VMware
3 36 (57.14%) MySQL
4 35 (55.56%) VMware Infrastructure
4 35 (55.56%) CentOS
5 32 (50.79%) Python
5 32 (50.79%) Red Hat
6 28 (44.44%) Puppet
7 26 (41.27%) SQL
8 25 (39.68%) TCP/IP
8 25 (39.68%) Ubuntu
8 25 (39.68%) Bash Shell
9 23 (36.51%) Hyper-V
10 22 (34.92%) Debian
11 21 (33.33%) Xen
11 21 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
12 20 (31.75%) Open Source
12 20 (31.75%) DevOps
12 20 (31.75%) Apache
13 19 (30.16%) Perl
14 17 (26.98%) nginx
15 16 (25.40%) Firewall
15 16 (25.40%) Nagios
15 16 (25.40%) Windows
16 15 (23.81%) DNS
16 15 (23.81%) NoSQL
17 14 (22.22%) Java
18 13 (20.63%) Active Directory
18 13 (20.63%) Varnish
19 12 (19.05%) Elasticsearch

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 20 (31.75%) Apache
2 17 (26.98%) nginx
3 12 (19.05%) Elasticsearch
4 6 (9.52%) OpenStack
5 4 (6.35%) MS Exchange
6 3 (4.76%) Tomcat
7 1 (1.59%) Confluence
7 1 (1.59%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 5 (7.94%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (3.17%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (3.17%) NetSuite
1 2 (3.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 21 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (15.87%) SaaS
3 8 (12.70%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (9.52%) Office 365
5 5 (7.94%) Amazon EC2
5 5 (7.94%) Oracle CX
6 4 (6.35%) Cloud Computing
6 4 (6.35%) IaaS
7 2 (3.17%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (39.68%) TCP/IP
2 16 (25.40%) Firewall
3 15 (23.81%) DNS
4 7 (11.11%) DHCP
5 6 (9.52%) HTTP
6 5 (7.94%) Internet
7 4 (6.35%) BGP
7 4 (6.35%) NAS
7 4 (6.35%) Network Security
7 4 (6.35%) SAN
7 4 (6.35%) SMTP
7 4 (6.35%) VPN
8 2 (3.17%) Cisco ASA
8 2 (3.17%) Cisco PIX
8 2 (3.17%) InfiniBand
8 2 (3.17%) IPv4
8 2 (3.17%) LAN
8 2 (3.17%) OpenVPN
8 2 (3.17%) Remote Desktop
8 2 (3.17%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (57.14%) MySQL
2 15 (23.81%) NoSQL
3 9 (14.29%) MongoDB
3 9 (14.29%) Redis
4 7 (11.11%) Big Data
4 7 (11.11%) Hadoop
5 5 (7.94%) Amazon RDS
5 5 (7.94%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (7.94%) OLAP
5 5 (7.94%) SQL Server
5 5 (7.94%) SQLite
5 5 (7.94%) TokuDB
6 4 (6.35%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (3.17%) Apache Cassandra
7 2 (3.17%) Riak
7 2 (3.17%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (3.17%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (3.17%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 10 (15.87%) Git (software)
1 10 (15.87%) Jenkins
2 6 (9.52%) Vagrant
3 3 (4.76%) JIRA
3 3 (4.76%) Selenium
4 2 (3.17%) Bugzilla
4 2 (3.17%) Subversion
4 2 (3.17%) Trac
General
1 4 (6.35%) Telecoms
2 3 (4.76%) Finance
3 2 (3.17%) Back Office
3 2 (3.17%) Electronics
3 2 (3.17%) Manufacturing
3 2 (3.17%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 20 (31.75%) Administrator
1 20 (31.75%) Linux Administrator
2 19 (30.16%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 19 (30.16%) Systems Administrator
3 12 (19.05%) Systems Engineer
4 10 (15.87%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 9 (14.29%) Linux Engineer
5 9 (14.29%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 8 (12.70%) Analyst
7 7 (11.11%) Linux Systems Engineer
7 7 (11.11%) Senior Linux Administrator
7 7 (11.11%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
7 7 (11.11%) Senior Systems Administrator
8 6 (9.52%) Senior Analyst
8 6 (9.52%) Senior Linux Engineer
9 5 (7.94%) DBA
9 5 (7.94%) Developer
9 5 (7.94%) MySQL DBA
9 5 (7.94%) Senior Linux Systems Engineer
9 5 (7.94%) Senior Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (17.46%) LAMP
2 5 (7.94%) LEMP Stack
3 4 (6.35%) XML
4 3 (4.76%) Web Services
5 2 (3.17%) AngularJS
5 2 (3.17%) Flash
5 2 (3.17%) HTML
5 2 (3.17%) JSON
5 2 (3.17%) Kafka
5 2 (3.17%) REST
5 2 (3.17%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 2 (3.17%) WebSockets
6 1 (1.59%) .NET
6 1 (1.59%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (11.11%) Data Centre
2 6 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (7.94%) Computer Science
3 5 (7.94%) Device Driver
4 2 (3.17%) PKI
4 2 (3.17%) Private Cloud
4 2 (3.17%) Replication
5 1 (1.59%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 55 (87.30%) Linux
2 35 (55.56%) CentOS
3 25 (39.68%) Ubuntu
4 22 (34.92%) Debian
5 16 (25.40%) Windows
6 7 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 7 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (9.52%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (7.94%) Oracle Linux
8 5 (7.94%) Unix
9 3 (4.76%) Windows Server
9 3 (4.76%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (3.17%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
10 2 (3.17%) Windows 10
10 2 (3.17%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (31.75%) DevOps
1 20 (31.75%) Open Source
2 10 (15.87%) Mentoring
3 9 (14.29%) Cybersecurity
3 9 (14.29%) High Availability
3 9 (14.29%) Load Balancing
4 7 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
5 6 (9.52%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (7.94%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (7.94%) Data Analysis
6 5 (7.94%) ETL
6 5 (7.94%) Trend Analysis
7 4 (6.35%) Build Automation
8 3 (4.76%) Configuration Management
8 3 (4.76%) ERP
9 2 (3.17%) Automated Testing
9 2 (3.17%) Logistics
9 2 (3.17%) Programme Management
9 2 (3.17%) SOA
9 2 (3.17%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 32 (50.79%) Python
2 26 (41.27%) SQL
3 25 (39.68%) Bash Shell
4 19 (30.16%) Perl
5 14 (22.22%) Java
6 11 (17.46%) PHP
7 8 (12.70%) Shell Script
8 5 (7.94%) R
9 4 (6.35%) Ruby
10 2 (3.17%) C++
10 2 (3.17%) C-shell
10 2 (3.17%) JavaScript
11 1 (1.59%) C#
Qualifications
1 6 (9.52%) CCNA
1 6 (9.52%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (7.94%) Degree
3 2 (3.17%) SC Cleared
3 2 (3.17%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.59%) SLA
System Software
1 35 (55.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 23 (36.51%) Hyper-V
3 21 (33.33%) Xen
4 13 (20.63%) Active Directory
4 13 (20.63%) Varnish
5 9 (14.29%) Docker
6 7 (11.11%) VirtualBox
7 6 (9.52%) XenApp
8 5 (7.94%) iptables
8 5 (7.94%) VMware ESXi
9 4 (6.35%) LXC
9 4 (6.35%) NFS
9 4 (6.35%) Virtual Servers
10 2 (3.17%) HDFS
10 2 (3.17%) oVirt
10 2 (3.17%) pfSense
10 2 (3.17%) Samba
10 2 (3.17%) Terminal Services
10 2 (3.17%) VMware Workstation
10 2 (3.17%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 28 (44.44%) Puppet
2 16 (25.40%) Nagios
3 9 (14.29%) Ansible
3 9 (14.29%) Cobbler
4 8 (12.70%) Opscode Chef
5 5 (7.94%) Graphite
5 5 (7.94%) SELinux
6 4 (6.35%) WSUS
7 2 (3.17%) Ambari
7 2 (3.17%) Bacula
7 2 (3.17%) Hadoop YARN
7 2 (3.17%) HAProxy
7 2 (3.17%) Kibana
7 2 (3.17%) ZABBIX
8 1 (1.59%) cPanel
8 1 (1.59%) Opsview
Vendors
1 38 (60.32%) VMware
2 32 (50.79%) Red Hat
3 11 (17.46%) Microsoft
4 10 (15.87%) Citrix
5 9 (14.29%) Juniper
5 9 (14.29%) Oracle
6 7 (11.11%) Percona
7 6 (9.52%) Sophos
8 5 (7.94%) Rackspace
8 5 (7.94%) Sun
9 4 (6.35%) Cisco
10 2 (3.17%) Atlassian
10 2 (3.17%) Avaya
10 2 (3.17%) Dell
10 2 (3.17%) F5
10 2 (3.17%) HP
10 2 (3.17%) Intel Security
10 2 (3.17%) SAP
11 1 (1.59%) CA Agile Central
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