Period
to 20 September 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 20 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Kernel-Based Virtual Machine (KVM)
England > South East
6 months to
20 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 510 480 576
Rank change year-on-year -30 +96 +15
Permanent jobs citing KVM 37 66 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.13% 0.23% 0.12%
As % of the System Software category 0.86% 1.65% 0.88%
Number of salaries quoted 31 60 44
South East median annual salary £55,000 £45,000 £51,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +22.22% -12.62% +32.05%
10th Percentile £25,375 £31,250 £37,325
90th Percentile £67,500 £66,375 £61,250
England median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +1.01%

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 4,315 3,993 5,121
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 14.62% 13.76% 14.12%
Number of salaries quoted 3,508 3,433 4,428
South East median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £22,750 £22,000 £22,675
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,750 £61,550
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 20 September 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 20 September 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 +16 18 £60,000 +9.09% 1
Thames Valley -5 17 £45,000 - 1
Berkshire -29 11 £55,000 +22.22% 1
Oxfordshire -2 6 £27,750 -57.31%
Hampshire -19 1 £28,500 -32.94% 2
East Sussex - 1 £47,500 -
KVM
England

For the 6 months to 20 September 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 36 (97.30%) VMware
1 36 (97.30%) VMware Infrastructure
2 34 (91.89%) Linux
3 20 (54.05%) Amazon AWS
4 17 (45.95%) Bash Shell
4 17 (45.95%) Problem-Solving
5 15 (40.54%) Xen
5 15 (40.54%) Windows
6 14 (37.84%) Opscode Chef
7 13 (35.14%) Python
7 13 (35.14%) Firewall
8 12 (32.43%) Microsoft
8 12 (32.43%) Subversion
8 12 (32.43%) DevOps
9 11 (29.73%) Mentoring
9 11 (29.73%) Jenkins
9 11 (29.73%) Hyper-V
9 11 (29.73%) Git (software)
9 11 (29.73%) DNS
9 11 (29.73%) SQL
10 10 (27.03%) MySQL
10 10 (27.03%) Agile Software Development
10 10 (27.03%) OpenStack
10 10 (27.03%) Ansible
10 10 (27.03%) Docker
11 9 (24.32%) Kubernetes
11 9 (24.32%) Puppet
12 8 (21.62%) NoSQL
12 8 (21.62%) Microsoft Azure
12 8 (21.62%) Ruby

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 10 (27.03%) OpenStack
2 6 (16.22%) Apache
3 5 (13.51%) JBoss
3 5 (13.51%) Skype for Business
4 4 (10.81%) Confluence
4 4 (10.81%) nginx
5 3 (8.11%) lighttpd
6 2 (5.41%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 20 (54.05%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (21.62%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (18.92%) Cloud Computing
4 5 (13.51%) GitHub
4 5 (13.51%) Mimecast
4 5 (13.51%) Office 365
4 5 (13.51%) OpenShift
4 5 (13.51%) PaaS
5 4 (10.81%) Amazon EC2
6 3 (8.11%) IaaS
6 3 (8.11%) NuGet
Communications & Networking
1 13 (35.14%) Firewall
2 11 (29.73%) DNS
3 5 (13.51%) IPsec
3 5 (13.51%) NAS
3 5 (13.51%) PBX
3 5 (13.51%) Skype
3 5 (13.51%) VLAN
3 5 (13.51%) VPN
3 5 (13.51%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (5.41%) SCTP
5 1 (2.70%) 3GPP
5 1 (2.70%) 5G
5 1 (2.70%) LAN
5 1 (2.70%) LTE
5 1 (2.70%) WAN
5 1 (2.70%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (27.03%) MySQL
2 8 (21.62%) NoSQL
2 8 (21.62%) PostgreSQL
2 8 (21.62%) Relational Database
2 8 (21.62%) SQL Server
3 5 (13.51%) Amazon RDS
3 5 (13.51%) RDBMS
4 1 (2.70%) MariaDB
4 1 (2.70%) MongoDB
4 1 (2.70%) Redis
Development Applications
1 12 (32.43%) Subversion
2 11 (29.73%) Git (software)
2 11 (29.73%) Jenkins
3 5 (13.51%) Bitbucket
3 5 (13.51%) GitLab
3 5 (13.51%) Maven
3 5 (13.51%) Vagrant
4 4 (10.81%) JIRA
5 3 (8.11%) TeamCity
5 3 (8.11%) Visual Studio
5 3 (8.11%) Visual Studio Team System
6 2 (5.41%) Selenium
General
1 6 (16.22%) Telecoms
2 4 (10.81%) Electronics
3 3 (8.11%) Finance
3 3 (8.11%) Manufacturing
3 3 (8.11%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 10 (27.03%) Administrator
2 9 (24.32%) Linux Administrator
3 8 (21.62%) DevOps Engineer
4 5 (13.51%) Applications Engineer
4 5 (13.51%) Systems Engineer
5 4 (10.81%) Architect
5 4 (10.81%) Infrastructure Manager
5 4 (10.81%) IT Infrastructure Manager
5 4 (10.81%) IT Manager
5 4 (10.81%) Network Infrastructure Manager
5 4 (10.81%) Network Manager
5 4 (10.81%) VMware Architect
6 3 (8.11%) Infrastructure Architect
6 3 (8.11%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
6 3 (8.11%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 3 (8.11%) Migration Engineer
6 3 (8.11%) Principal Engineer
6 3 (8.11%) Principal Systems Engineer
6 3 (8.11%) Solutions Architect
6 3 (8.11%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (16.22%) LAMP
2 5 (13.51%) LDAP
2 5 (13.51%) MAPI
2 5 (13.51%) Spring Boot
3 4 (10.81%) LAPP Stack
3 4 (10.81%) LEMP Stack
4 2 (5.41%) REST
4 2 (5.41%) SOAP
4 2 (5.41%) Web Services
5 1 (2.70%) Elastic Stack
5 1 (2.70%) libvirt
5 1 (2.70%) Memcached
Miscellaneous
1 8 (21.62%) Replication
2 7 (18.92%) Linux Command Line
3 6 (16.22%) Data Centre
4 5 (13.51%) Video Conferencing
4 5 (13.51%) YubiKey
5 3 (8.11%) Hybrid Cloud
6 2 (5.41%) Self-Motivation
7 1 (2.70%) Algorithms
7 1 (2.70%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 1 (2.70%) VLSI
Operating Systems
1 34 (91.89%) Linux
2 15 (40.54%) Windows
3 7 (18.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (16.22%) Windows Server
5 5 (13.51%) Ubuntu
5 5 (13.51%) VMS
6 2 (5.41%) CentOS
7 1 (2.70%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (45.95%) Problem-Solving
2 12 (32.43%) DevOps
3 11 (29.73%) Mentoring
4 10 (27.03%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (16.22%) Hardware Maintenance
5 6 (16.22%) Open Source
6 5 (13.51%) Application Virtualisation
6 5 (13.51%) Auto-Scaling
6 5 (13.51%) Configuration Management
6 5 (13.51%) Cybersecurity
6 5 (13.51%) Password Management
6 5 (13.51%) Project Management
6 5 (13.51%) Security Hardening
7 4 (10.81%) Virtual Environments
8 3 (8.11%) Collaborative Working
8 3 (8.11%) Continuous Delivery
8 3 (8.11%) Critical Thinking
8 3 (8.11%) Information Security
8 3 (8.11%) Performance Analysis
8 3 (8.11%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 17 (45.95%) Bash Shell
2 13 (35.14%) Python
3 11 (29.73%) SQL
4 8 (21.62%) Ruby
5 5 (13.51%) Java
6 4 (10.81%) PHP
6 4 (10.81%) PowerShell
7 3 (8.11%) Perl
7 3 (8.11%) Shell Script
8 1 (2.70%) C
8 1 (2.70%) C++
Qualifications
1 6 (16.22%) Degree
2 3 (8.11%) RHCE
2 3 (8.11%) VCP6
2 3 (8.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (2.70%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.11%) GDPR
System Software
1 36 (97.30%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (40.54%) Xen
3 11 (29.73%) Hyper-V
4 10 (27.03%) Docker
5 8 (21.62%) Active Directory
6 6 (16.22%) pfSense
7 5 (13.51%) oVirt
8 4 (10.81%) XenServer
9 3 (8.11%) VirtualBox
10 2 (5.41%) Virtual Machines
11 1 (2.70%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 14 (37.84%) Opscode Chef
2 10 (27.03%) Ansible
3 9 (24.32%) Kubernetes
3 9 (24.32%) Puppet
4 7 (18.92%) Nagios
5 6 (16.22%) Icinga
6 5 (13.51%) Microsoft Intune
6 5 (13.51%) rkt
7 1 (2.70%) Cacti
7 1 (2.70%) HAProxy
7 1 (2.70%) Prometheus
7 1 (2.70%) Terraform
Vendors
1 36 (97.30%) VMware
2 12 (32.43%) Microsoft
3 6 (16.22%) Cisco
3 6 (16.22%) Juniper
3 6 (16.22%) Red Hat
3 6 (16.22%) SaltStack
3 6 (16.22%) SonicWALL
3 6 (16.22%) WatchGuard
4 5 (13.51%) NETGEAR
4 5 (13.51%) Sophos
4 5 (13.51%) Vyatta
5 3 (8.11%) SAP
6 2 (5.41%) Oracle
7 1 (2.70%) Xilinx