Period
to 7 June 2020

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 7 June 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Kernel-Based Virtual Machine (KVM)
England > South East
6 months to
7 Jun 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 373 492 536
Rank change year-on-year +119 +44 -57
Permanent jobs citing KVM 22 34 23
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 0.14% 0.13% 0.076%
As % of the System Software category 0.89% 0.79% 0.54%
Number of salaries quoted 19 30 16
Median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £60,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% -25.93% +35.00%
10th Percentile £38,500 £37,500 £32,750
90th Percentile £59,000 £60,000 £82,500
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +5.56% -21.74% -4.17%

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 2,462 4,287 4,254
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 15.81% 16.38% 14.02%
Number of salaries quoted 1,927 3,429 3,424
Median annual salary £48,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.78% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £25,750 £25,000 £23,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £72,500 £67,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +11.76%

KVM
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing KVM as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing KVM in the South East.

Salary trend for KVM in the South East

KVM
Salary Histogram in the South East

Salary distribution for jobs citing KVM in the South East over the 6 months to 7 June 2020.

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 7 June 2020. 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
Hampshire +73 9 £46,250 +62.28%
Thames Valley +62 9 £47,500 +5.56% 9
Surrey +60 4 £48,750 +14.71%
Berkshire +53 4 £57,500 +35.29% 8
Buckinghamshire - 4 £47,500 -
Oxfordshire +18 1 £47,500 +5.56% 1
KVM
England

For the 6 months to 7 June 2020, 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 20 (90.91%) Linux
2 10 (45.45%) CentOS
3 9 (40.91%) Python
3 9 (40.91%) MySQL
3 9 (40.91%) TCP/IP
4 8 (36.36%) Hyper-V
4 8 (36.36%) Data Centre
4 8 (36.36%) Problem-Solving
5 7 (31.82%) High Availability
5 7 (31.82%) Firewall
5 7 (31.82%) VMware
5 7 (31.82%) Windows
6 6 (27.27%) Apache
6 6 (27.27%) Red Hat
6 6 (27.27%) Replication
6 6 (27.27%) Windows Server
7 5 (22.73%) Degree
7 5 (22.73%) Bash Shell
7 5 (22.73%) MRTG
7 5 (22.73%) AWS
7 5 (22.73%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (22.73%) RTP
7 5 (22.73%) Migration
7 5 (22.73%) OO
7 5 (22.73%) SQL
7 5 (22.73%) LAN
7 5 (22.73%) WAN
7 5 (22.73%) SAN
8 4 (18.18%) Cisco
8 4 (18.18%) Active Directory

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 (27.27%) Apache
2 3 (13.64%) MS Exchange
2 3 (13.64%) OpenStack
3 2 (9.09%) GlassFish
4 1 (4.55%) CloudStack
4 1 (4.55%) IIS
4 1 (4.55%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 5 (22.73%) AWS
2 3 (13.64%) SaaS
3 1 (4.55%) Azure
3 1 (4.55%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (4.55%) GCP
Communications & Networking
1 9 (40.91%) TCP/IP
2 7 (31.82%) Firewall
3 5 (22.73%) LAN
3 5 (22.73%) MRTG
3 5 (22.73%) RTP
3 5 (22.73%) SAN
3 5 (22.73%) WAN
4 3 (13.64%) BGP
4 3 (13.64%) GLBP
4 3 (13.64%) HSRP
4 3 (13.64%) OSPF
4 3 (13.64%) RIP
4 3 (13.64%) VoIP
5 2 (9.09%) DHCP
5 2 (9.09%) DNS
5 2 (9.09%) SNMP
5 2 (9.09%) SSH
5 2 (9.09%) VLAN
6 1 (4.55%) H.323
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (40.91%) MySQL
2 4 (18.18%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (13.64%) Jenkins
2 2 (9.09%) Bugzilla
2 2 (9.09%) CruiseControl
2 2 (9.09%) JIRA
2 2 (9.09%) Selenium
3 1 (4.55%) Git (software)
3 1 (4.55%) Octopus Deploy
3 1 (4.55%) TeamCity
General
1 4 (18.18%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.55%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (40.91%) Administrator
2 8 (36.36%) Linux Administrator
3 7 (31.82%) Systems Engineer
4 6 (27.27%) Senior Systems Engineer
4 6 (27.27%) Systems Administrator
5 5 (22.73%) Linux Engineer
5 5 (22.73%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 3 (13.64%) Data Centre Engineer
6 3 (13.64%) Linux Systems Engineer
6 3 (13.64%) Senior Linux Engineer
6 3 (13.64%) Senior Linux Systems Engineer
7 2 (9.09%) IT Administrator
7 2 (9.09%) IT Systems Administrator
7 2 (9.09%) Platform Engineer
7 2 (9.09%) Senior IT Administrator
7 2 (9.09%) Senior IT Manager
7 2 (9.09%) Senior Linux Administrator
7 2 (9.09%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
7 2 (9.09%) Senior Systems Administrator
7 2 (9.09%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (18.18%) LAMP
1 4 (18.18%) LDAP
2 1 (4.55%) Elastic Stack
2 1 (4.55%) STL
2 1 (4.55%) WebRTC
Miscellaneous
1 8 (36.36%) Data Centre
2 6 (27.27%) Replication
3 5 (22.73%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (13.64%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (4.55%) Management Information System
5 1 (4.55%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 20 (90.91%) Linux
2 10 (45.45%) CentOS
3 7 (31.82%) Windows
4 6 (27.27%) Windows Server
5 3 (13.64%) Fedora
6 2 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (9.09%) Unix
7 1 (4.55%) Ubuntu
7 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (36.36%) Problem-Solving
2 7 (31.82%) High Availability
3 5 (22.73%) Migration
3 5 (22.73%) OO
4 4 (18.18%) Database Optimisation
4 4 (18.18%) Performance Optimisation
4 4 (18.18%) SQL Optimisation
5 3 (13.64%) Computer Science
5 3 (13.64%) Test Automation
6 2 (9.09%) Change Management
6 2 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (9.09%) Information Security
6 2 (9.09%) ITIL
6 2 (9.09%) Server Patching
6 2 (9.09%) Software Engineering
7 1 (4.55%) OOP
7 1 (4.55%) Project Management
7 1 (4.55%) QA Automation
7 1 (4.55%) Service Delivery
7 1 (4.55%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 9 (40.91%) Python
2 5 (22.73%) Bash Shell
2 5 (22.73%) SQL
3 2 (9.09%) C
3 2 (9.09%) C++
3 2 (9.09%) Perl
4 1 (4.55%) Go
4 1 (4.55%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (22.73%) Degree
2 2 (9.09%) Security Cleared
3 1 (4.55%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (4.55%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (4.55%) QA
System Software
1 8 (36.36%) Hyper-V
2 4 (18.18%) Active Directory
2 4 (18.18%) Squid
3 3 (13.64%) Docker
3 3 (13.64%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (9.09%) iptables
4 2 (9.09%) NFS
4 2 (9.09%) QEMU
4 2 (9.09%) Xen
5 1 (4.55%) Citrix Hypervisor
Systems Management
1 2 (9.09%) Kubernetes
1 2 (9.09%) Norton AntiVirus
1 2 (9.09%) SELinux
2 1 (4.55%) Grafana
Vendors
1 7 (31.82%) VMware
2 6 (27.27%) Red Hat
3 4 (18.18%) Cisco
4 2 (9.09%) HP
4 2 (9.09%) McAfee
4 2 (9.09%) Microsoft
4 2 (9.09%) Oracle
4 2 (9.09%) Symantec
5 1 (4.55%) BMC
5 1 (4.55%) Citrix
5 1 (4.55%) Juniper
5 1 (4.55%) LogRhythm
5 1 (4.55%) Splunk