Period
to 16 January 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 16 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Kernel-Based Virtual Machine (KVM)
England > South East
6 months to
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 498 512 582
Rank change year-on-year +14 +70 -8
Permanent jobs citing KVM 47 51 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.15% 0.16% 0.15%
As % of the System Software category 1.15% 1.12% 1.07%
Number of salaries quoted 35 46 38
South East median annual salary £42,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -22.73% +4.76% +23.53%
10th Percentile £20,500 £34,375 £33,750
90th Percentile £67,750 £70,625 £60,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year -16.67% +9.09% +10.00%

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 4,099 4,568 5,498
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 13.30% 14.38% 13.56%
Number of salaries quoted 3,487 3,855 4,723
South East median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £22,000 £22,750 £22,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £63,750 £62,500
England median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +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 16 January 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 16 January 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 +9 25 £32,500 -40.91% 7
Berkshire +22 16 £32,500 -36.89% 6
Hampshire -7 16 £31,750 +15.45%
Oxfordshire -12 8 - - 1
Surrey -13 6 £50,000 -9.09% 1
Buckinghamshire - 1 £52,500 -
KVM
England

For the 6 months to 16 January 2018, 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 41 (87.23%) Linux
2 31 (65.96%) VMware
3 30 (63.83%) VMware Infrastructure
4 26 (55.32%) Windows
5 19 (40.43%) Agile Software Development
5 19 (40.43%) Amazon AWS
6 18 (38.30%) Red Hat
7 17 (36.17%) Python
7 17 (36.17%) MySQL
7 17 (36.17%) Continuous Integration
7 17 (36.17%) Docker
7 17 (36.17%) DevOps
8 16 (34.04%) Perl
9 14 (29.79%) SQL Server
9 14 (29.79%) Sophos
10 13 (27.66%) Firewall
10 13 (27.66%) Puppet
10 13 (27.66%) CentOS
11 12 (25.53%) Jenkins
11 12 (25.53%) Data Centre
11 12 (25.53%) Subversion
12 11 (23.40%) Configuration Management
12 11 (23.40%) Cisco
12 11 (23.40%) Oracle
12 11 (23.40%) Windows Server
12 11 (23.40%) Opscode Chef
12 11 (23.40%) Windows Server 2012
12 11 (23.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 11 (23.40%) Hyper-V
13 10 (21.28%) TCP/IP

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 (14.89%) Apache
1 7 (14.89%) OpenStack
2 6 (12.77%) IIS
3 5 (10.64%) WebLogic
4 4 (8.51%) WebLogic Portal
5 2 (4.26%) JBoss
6 1 (2.13%) Tomcat
Applications
1 6 (12.77%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (12.77%) NetSuite
2 2 (4.26%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 19 (40.43%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (17.02%) Cloud Computing
3 7 (14.89%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (14.89%) Office 365
4 5 (10.64%) Google Cloud Platform
5 4 (8.51%) GitHub
6 3 (6.38%) Amazon EC2
6 3 (6.38%) Amazon ELB
6 3 (6.38%) Amazon S3
6 3 (6.38%) Route 53
6 3 (6.38%) SaaS
6 3 (6.38%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 1 (2.13%) IBM Cloud
7 1 (2.13%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 13 (27.66%) Firewall
2 10 (21.28%) TCP/IP
3 9 (19.15%) VPN
4 7 (14.89%) DNS
5 6 (12.77%) IPsec
5 6 (12.77%) OpenVPN
5 6 (12.77%) Wi-Fi
6 5 (10.64%) HTTP
6 5 (10.64%) LAN
6 5 (10.64%) WAN
7 2 (4.26%) Internet
7 2 (4.26%) Multicast
7 2 (4.26%) SAN
8 1 (2.13%) FCoE
8 1 (2.13%) HTTPS
8 1 (2.13%) iSCSI
8 1 (2.13%) NAS
8 1 (2.13%) OSPF
8 1 (2.13%) RIP
8 1 (2.13%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (36.17%) MySQL
2 14 (29.79%) SQL Server
3 8 (17.02%) PostgreSQL
3 8 (17.02%) Relational Database
4 6 (12.77%) Apache Cassandra
4 6 (12.77%) MongoDB
5 5 (10.64%) Oracle Database
6 3 (6.38%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 12 (25.53%) Jenkins
1 12 (25.53%) Subversion
2 5 (10.64%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.13%) Bugzilla
3 1 (2.13%) Selenium
3 1 (2.13%) Vagrant
General
1 7 (14.89%) Finance
2 3 (6.38%) Banking
3 1 (2.13%) Aerospace
3 1 (2.13%) Investment Banking
3 1 (2.13%) Law
3 1 (2.13%) Marketing
3 1 (2.13%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (23.40%) DevOps Engineer
2 10 (21.28%) Support Engineer
3 8 (17.02%) Developer
3 8 (17.02%) Java Developer
3 8 (17.02%) Java Software Developer
3 8 (17.02%) Operations Engineer
3 8 (17.02%) Python Developer
3 8 (17.02%) Software Developer
4 6 (12.77%) 1st/2nd Line Support
4 6 (12.77%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
4 6 (12.77%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 6 (12.77%) 2nd Line Support
4 6 (12.77%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 5 (10.64%) Administrator
5 5 (10.64%) Analyst
5 5 (10.64%) Linux Engineer
5 5 (10.64%) Systems Administrator
5 5 (10.64%) Technical Analyst
5 5 (10.64%) Technical Support
6 4 (8.51%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (12.77%) LAMP
2 4 (8.51%) LEMP Stack
2 4 (8.51%) OpenVZ
3 3 (6.38%) Elastic Stack
4 2 (4.26%) Sensu
5 1 (2.13%) HTML
5 1 (2.13%) libvirt
5 1 (2.13%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 12 (25.53%) Data Centre
2 8 (17.02%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (12.77%) Computer Science
4 4 (8.51%) Public Cloud
5 2 (4.26%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (2.13%) Fintech
6 1 (2.13%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (2.13%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (2.13%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 41 (87.23%) Linux
2 26 (55.32%) Windows
3 13 (27.66%) CentOS
4 11 (23.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 11 (23.40%) Windows Server
4 11 (23.40%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (12.77%) Windows 10
5 6 (12.77%) Windows 7
6 5 (10.64%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (4.26%) Ubuntu
7 2 (4.26%) Unix
8 1 (2.13%) Mesosphere
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (40.43%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (36.17%) Continuous Integration
2 17 (36.17%) DevOps
3 11 (23.40%) Configuration Management
4 9 (19.15%) Software Engineering
5 8 (17.02%) Functional Testing
5 8 (17.02%) Refactoring
5 8 (17.02%) TDD
6 7 (14.89%) ITIL
6 7 (14.89%) Load Balancing
7 6 (12.77%) ERP
7 6 (12.77%) Identity Management
8 5 (10.64%) Project Management
8 5 (10.64%) Service Delivery
9 3 (6.38%) Auto-Scaling
9 3 (6.38%) Data Visualisation
9 3 (6.38%) Open Source
9 3 (6.38%) Visualisation
10 2 (4.26%) Continuous Delivery
10 2 (4.26%) Continuous Deployment
Programming Languages
1 17 (36.17%) Python
2 16 (34.04%) Perl
3 9 (19.15%) Java
4 7 (14.89%) SQL
5 6 (12.77%) Bash Shell
6 4 (8.51%) Ruby
7 2 (4.26%) PHP
8 1 (2.13%) C
8 1 (2.13%) C++
8 1 (2.13%) Go
8 1 (2.13%) Korn
8 1 (2.13%) PowerShell
8 1 (2.13%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (8.51%) Degree
2 1 (2.13%) CCNA
2 1 (2.13%) CCNP
2 1 (2.13%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (2.13%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.13%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.13%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.13%) VCP6
2 1 (2.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.51%) GCP
2 2 (4.26%) PCI DSS
3 1 (2.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 30 (63.83%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (36.17%) Docker
3 11 (23.40%) Hyper-V
4 9 (19.15%) Xen
5 8 (17.02%) VirtualBox
6 7 (14.89%) NFS
7 6 (12.77%) Active Directory
7 6 (12.77%) oVirt
7 6 (12.77%) pfSense
7 6 (12.77%) Samba
8 3 (6.38%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (4.26%) vSphere
9 2 (4.26%) XenServer
10 1 (2.13%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 13 (27.66%) Puppet
2 11 (23.40%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (14.89%) Ansible
4 6 (12.77%) Bacula
4 6 (12.77%) WSUS
5 5 (10.64%) Grafana
5 5 (10.64%) Kubernetes
6 2 (4.26%) logstash
6 2 (4.26%) Nagios
7 1 (2.13%) Cacti
7 1 (2.13%) cPanel
7 1 (2.13%) Docker Swarm
7 1 (2.13%) Plesk
7 1 (2.13%) PowerCLI
7 1 (2.13%) Prometheus
7 1 (2.13%) Rancher
7 1 (2.13%) SolarWinds Orion
7 1 (2.13%) vCenter Server
7 1 (2.13%) vRealize
Vendors
1 31 (65.96%) VMware
2 18 (38.30%) Red Hat
3 14 (29.79%) Sophos
4 11 (23.40%) Cisco
4 11 (23.40%) Oracle
5 8 (17.02%) HP
5 8 (17.02%) Microsoft
5 8 (17.02%) Perforce
6 7 (14.89%) Dell
7 6 (12.77%) Atlassian
8 5 (10.64%) SaltStack
8 5 (10.64%) Splunk
9 2 (4.26%) Brocade
9 2 (4.26%) Citrix
10 1 (2.13%) EMC
10 1 (2.13%) Google
10 1 (2.13%) Isilon
10 1 (2.13%) Juniper
10 1 (2.13%) SolarWinds
10 1 (2.13%) Supermicro