Period
to 25 September 2021

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 25 September 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Kernel-Based Virtual Machine (KVM)
England > South East
6 months to
25 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 426 261 504
Rank change year-on-year -165 +243 +9
Permanent jobs citing KVM 12 16 21
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 0.069% 0.20% 0.081%
As % of the System Software category 0.37% 1.08% 0.49%
Number of salaries quoted 7 14 21
10th Percentile £31,800 £33,250 "
25th Percentile £40,000 £35,313 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% -18.18%
75th Percentile £59,375 £65,000 £52,500
90th Percentile £65,000 " £60,000
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -18.18%

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 3,282 1,475 4,324
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 18.76% 18.21% 16.72%
Number of salaries quoted 2,227 1,205 3,557
10th Percentile £27,400 £28,000 £25,000
25th Percentile £37,000 £36,750 £31,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year - +11.11% +3.45%
75th Percentile £67,500 £63,750 £62,500
90th Percentile £78,750 £72,500 £75,000
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.55% +10.00% -

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 25 September 2021.

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 25 September 2021. 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
Berkshire -80 7 £60,000 +2.13%
Thames Valley -99 7 £60,000 +4.35% 2
Surrey - 3 £45,000 -
West Sussex -18 1 - - 1
KVM
England

For the 6 months to 25 September 2021, 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 12 (100.00%) Linux
2 9 (75.00%) Telecoms
3 8 (66.67%) VMware
3 8 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (50.00%) Docker
5 5 (41.67%) Software Engineering
5 5 (41.67%) Windows
6 4 (33.33%) Solaris
6 4 (33.33%) Oracle
6 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
6 4 (33.33%) Red Hat
6 4 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (33.33%) MongoDB
6 4 (33.33%) OpenStack
7 3 (25.00%) MariaDB
7 3 (25.00%) Data Centre
7 3 (25.00%) 5G
7 3 (25.00%) 4G
7 3 (25.00%) Hyper-V
7 3 (25.00%) Test Automation
7 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (25.00%) QA
7 3 (25.00%) 3G
7 3 (25.00%) 2G
7 3 (25.00%) Validation
7 3 (25.00%) Wireless
8 2 (16.67%) H.323
8 2 (16.67%) OOP
8 2 (16.67%) OO
8 2 (16.67%) Python

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 4 (33.33%) OpenStack
2 1 (8.33%) Apache
2 1 (8.33%) JBoss
2 1 (8.33%) Jetty
2 1 (8.33%) nginx
2 1 (8.33%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 2 (16.67%) AWS
1 2 (16.67%) Azure
1 2 (16.67%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (16.67%) GCP
Communications & Networking
1 3 (25.00%) 2G
1 3 (25.00%) 3G
1 3 (25.00%) 4G
1 3 (25.00%) 5G
1 3 (25.00%) Wireless
2 2 (16.67%) H.323
2 2 (16.67%) Network Security
2 2 (16.67%) TCP/IP
2 2 (16.67%) Wireshark
3 1 (8.33%) DNS
3 1 (8.33%) Firewall
3 1 (8.33%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (33.33%) MongoDB
2 3 (25.00%) MariaDB
3 1 (8.33%) Blockchain
3 1 (8.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Selenium
2 1 (8.33%) Git (software)
2 1 (8.33%) GitLab
2 1 (8.33%) Jenkins
2 1 (8.33%) Maven
2 1 (8.33%) Vagrant
General
1 9 (75.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (8.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (25.00%) Telecoms Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Architect
2 2 (16.67%) Developer
2 2 (16.67%) Infrastructure Architect
2 2 (16.67%) Infrastructure Design Authority
3 1 (8.33%) Cloud Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Developer in Test
3 1 (8.33%) Java Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Linux Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Platform Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Python Developer
3 1 (8.33%) QA Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Quality Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Software Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Technical Advisor
3 1 (8.33%) Technical Support
3 1 (8.33%) Technical Support Advisor
3 1 (8.33%) Validation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) pytest
1 2 (16.67%) WebRTC
2 1 (8.33%) ActiveMQ
2 1 (8.33%) CSS
2 1 (8.33%) CSS3
2 1 (8.33%) HTML
2 1 (8.33%) HTML5
2 1 (8.33%) OpenVZ
2 1 (8.33%) RabbitMQ
2 1 (8.33%) Spring
2 1 (8.33%) Spring Boot
2 1 (8.33%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (16.67%) Over-the-Top Content
2 2 (16.67%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 12 (100.00%) Linux
2 5 (41.67%) Windows
3 4 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (33.33%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) Software Engineering
2 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (25.00%) Test Automation
2 3 (25.00%) Validation
3 2 (16.67%) Computer Science
3 2 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (16.67%) Functional Testing
3 2 (16.67%) High Availability
3 2 (16.67%) Infrastructure Automation
3 2 (16.67%) Memory Management
3 2 (16.67%) OO
3 2 (16.67%) OOP
3 2 (16.67%) QA Automation
3 2 (16.67%) SDET
3 2 (16.67%) Security Testing
3 2 (16.67%) Software Testing
3 2 (16.67%) Stress Testing
3 2 (16.67%) Systems Engineering
3 2 (16.67%) TDD
3 2 (16.67%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (16.67%) Python
2 1 (8.33%) Java
2 1 (8.33%) Java 8
2 1 (8.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) Degree
2 1 (8.33%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (25.00%) QA
System Software
1 8 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (50.00%) Docker
3 3 (25.00%) Hyper-V
4 1 (8.33%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) Consul
1 1 (8.33%) Grafana
1 1 (8.33%) Kubernetes
1 1 (8.33%) Packer
1 1 (8.33%) Terraform
Vendors
1 8 (66.67%) VMware
2 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 4 (33.33%) Oracle
2 4 (33.33%) Red Hat
3 1 (8.33%) NVIDIA