Period
to 24 June 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 24 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Kernel-Based Virtual Machine (KVM)
England > South East
6 months to
24 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 515 471 585
Rank change year-on-year -44 +114 -26
Permanent jobs citing KVM 23 71 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.076% 0.24% 0.11%
As % of the System Software category 0.53% 1.73% 0.78%
Number of salaries quoted 17 68 38
South East median annual salary £62,500 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +38.89% +12.50% -
10th Percentile £39,500 £33,000 £34,700
90th Percentile £80,000 £69,125 £58,000
England median annual salary £57,500 £57,500 £51,500
% change year-on-year - +11.65% +3.00%

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 4,307 4,103 5,283
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 14.22% 13.96% 14.02%
Number of salaries quoted 3,468 3,499 4,570
South East median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £22,750 £22,250 £22,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £66,250 £61,250
England median annual salary £47,500 £43,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year +10.47% +2.38% +5.00%

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 24 June 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 24 June 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
Surrey +5 13 £65,000 +8.33% 1
Thames Valley -25 9 £55,000 +22.22% 4
Berkshire -33 7 £55,000 +22.22% 4
Oxfordshire -7 2 - -
East Sussex -20 1 £47,500 +43.94%
KVM
England

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 20 (86.96%) VMware
1 20 (86.96%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (73.91%) Linux
3 14 (60.87%) Python
4 13 (56.52%) Windows
5 11 (47.83%) Problem-Solving
6 9 (39.13%) Docker
7 8 (34.78%) Bash Shell
7 8 (34.78%) Hyper-V
7 8 (34.78%) Amazon AWS
7 8 (34.78%) Perl
8 7 (30.43%) MySQL
8 7 (30.43%) Apache
8 7 (30.43%) Subversion
8 7 (30.43%) Continuous Integration
8 7 (30.43%) Git (software)
8 7 (30.43%) Ruby
8 7 (30.43%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (30.43%) DevOps
9 6 (26.09%) Kubernetes
9 6 (26.09%) Cloud Computing
9 6 (26.09%) Relational Database
9 6 (26.09%) PostgreSQL
9 6 (26.09%) LAMP
9 6 (26.09%) Microsoft
9 6 (26.09%) SQL Server
10 5 (21.74%) ITIL
10 5 (21.74%) Service Delivery
10 5 (21.74%) Opscode Chef
10 5 (21.74%) Puppet

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 (30.43%) Apache
2 5 (21.74%) OpenStack
3 4 (17.39%) nginx
4 3 (13.04%) lighttpd
5 1 (4.35%) IIS
5 1 (4.35%) JBoss
5 1 (4.35%) Tomcat
5 1 (4.35%) WebLogic
5 1 (4.35%) WebLogic Portal
Cloud Services
1 8 (34.78%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (26.09%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (17.39%) IaaS
3 4 (17.39%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (13.04%) GitHub
4 3 (13.04%) NuGet
5 1 (4.35%) OpenShift
5 1 (4.35%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.70%) LAN
1 2 (8.70%) SCTP
1 2 (8.70%) WAN
2 1 (4.35%) Firewall
2 1 (4.35%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (30.43%) MySQL
2 6 (26.09%) PostgreSQL
2 6 (26.09%) Relational Database
2 6 (26.09%) SQL Server
3 4 (17.39%) NoSQL
4 1 (4.35%) MariaDB
4 1 (4.35%) MongoDB
4 1 (4.35%) Oracle Database
4 1 (4.35%) RDBMS
4 1 (4.35%) Redis
Development Applications
1 7 (30.43%) Git (software)
1 7 (30.43%) Subversion
2 4 (17.39%) Jenkins
2 4 (17.39%) Vagrant
3 3 (13.04%) TeamCity
3 3 (13.04%) Visual Studio
3 3 (13.04%) Visual Studio Team System
4 2 (8.70%) Artifactory
4 2 (8.70%) Sonatype Nexus
4 2 (8.70%) Spinnaker
5 1 (4.35%) Bitbucket
5 1 (4.35%) GitLab
5 1 (4.35%) Maven
5 1 (4.35%) Selenium
General
1 2 (8.70%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.35%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (21.74%) DevOps Engineer
1 5 (21.74%) Systems Engineer
2 4 (17.39%) Architect
2 4 (17.39%) Hyper-V Architect
2 4 (17.39%) Infrastructure Architect
2 4 (17.39%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
2 4 (17.39%) Senior DevOps
2 4 (17.39%) Senior DevOps Engineer
2 4 (17.39%) Solutions Architect
2 4 (17.39%) VMware Architect
2 4 (17.39%) Windows Infrastructure Architect
3 3 (13.04%) Administrator
3 3 (13.04%) Linux Administrator
3 3 (13.04%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 3 (13.04%) Microsoft Engineer
3 3 (13.04%) Principal Engineer
3 3 (13.04%) Principal Systems Engineer
3 3 (13.04%) Systems Administrator
4 2 (8.70%) Java Software Developer
4 2 (8.70%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (26.09%) LAMP
2 4 (17.39%) LAPP Stack
2 4 (17.39%) LEMP Stack
3 2 (8.70%) Elastic Stack
3 2 (8.70%) libvirt
3 2 (8.70%) REST
3 2 (8.70%) SOAP
4 1 (4.35%) Memcached
4 1 (4.35%) Spring Boot
4 1 (4.35%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (17.39%) Hybrid Cloud
1 4 (17.39%) Replication
1 4 (17.39%) Self-Motivation
2 3 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (8.70%) Data Centre
4 1 (4.35%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 17 (73.91%) Linux
2 13 (56.52%) Windows
3 3 (13.04%) Ubuntu
4 2 (8.70%) CentOS
4 2 (8.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (4.35%) Windows Server
5 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (47.83%) Problem-Solving
2 7 (30.43%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (30.43%) Continuous Integration
2 7 (30.43%) DevOps
3 5 (21.74%) ITIL
3 5 (21.74%) Service Delivery
3 5 (21.74%) TDD
4 4 (17.39%) Security Architecture
5 3 (13.04%) Collaborative Working
5 3 (13.04%) Continuous Delivery
5 3 (13.04%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (13.04%) Information Security
5 3 (13.04%) Mentoring
5 3 (13.04%) Open Source
5 3 (13.04%) Performance Analysis
6 2 (8.70%) Functional Testing
6 2 (8.70%) Refactoring
6 2 (8.70%) SDLC
6 2 (8.70%) System Integration Testing
6 2 (8.70%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 14 (60.87%) Python
2 8 (34.78%) Bash Shell
2 8 (34.78%) Perl
3 7 (30.43%) Ruby
4 3 (13.04%) Java
4 3 (13.04%) PowerShell
5 2 (8.70%) SQL
6 1 (4.35%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (13.04%) RHCE
1 3 (13.04%) VCP6
1 3 (13.04%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.04%) GDPR
2 1 (4.35%) QA
System Software
1 20 (86.96%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (39.13%) Docker
3 8 (34.78%) Hyper-V
4 5 (21.74%) VirtualBox
5 4 (17.39%) Xen
6 3 (13.04%) Active Directory
7 2 (8.70%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (4.35%) oVirt
Systems Management
1 6 (26.09%) Kubernetes
2 5 (21.74%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (21.74%) Puppet
3 3 (13.04%) Nagios
4 2 (8.70%) Ansible
4 2 (8.70%) Cacti
4 2 (8.70%) Prometheus
5 1 (4.35%) HAProxy
5 1 (4.35%) rkt
5 1 (4.35%) Terraform
Vendors
1 20 (86.96%) VMware
2 6 (26.09%) Microsoft
3 3 (13.04%) Oracle
3 3 (13.04%) SaltStack
4 2 (8.70%) Cisco
4 2 (8.70%) Juniper
4 2 (8.70%) Perforce
4 2 (8.70%) Sophos
5 1 (4.35%) Red Hat
5 1 (4.35%) Salesforce.com