Period
to 25 July 2017

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 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Kernel-Based Virtual Machine (KVM)
England > South East
6 months to
25 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 462 572 566
Rank change year-on-year +110 -6 +13
Permanent jobs citing KVM 80 46 89
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.27% 0.12% 0.21%
As % of the System Software category 1.96% 0.87% 1.49%
Number of salaries quoted 76 44 49
South East median annual salary £45,000 £43,250 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.05% +8.13% -4.76%
10th Percentile £31,250 £35,675 £28,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £61,250 £60,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
% change year-on-year - +4.17% +1.05%

KVM is in the system software skills category. The next 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.

System Software Skills
South East
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 4092 5293 5981
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 13.79% 13.94% 14.02%
Number of salaries quoted 3524 4564 4976
South East median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £22,000 £22,750 £22,500
90th Percentile £65,750 £61,250 £62,500
England median annual salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.53% +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 25 July 2017.

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 July 2017. 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 +77 46 £45,000 +4.05% 1
Berkshire +74 40 £45,000 +8.43% 1
Surrey +61 19 £60,000 +33.33%
West Sussex - 10 £43,250 -
Oxfordshire +14 6 £30,764 -46.50%
East Sussex +10 4 £33,000 -17.50% 1
Hampshire +28 1 £42,500 +6.25%
KVM
England

For the 6 months to 25 July 2017, 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 67 (83.75%) Linux
2 59 (73.75%) VMware
3 51 (63.75%) VMware Infrastructure
4 37 (46.25%) MySQL
5 36 (45.00%) SQL
5 36 (45.00%) TCP/IP
6 35 (43.75%) DNS
7 34 (42.50%) Amazon AWS
8 33 (41.25%) CentOS
9 32 (40.00%) DevOps
9 32 (40.00%) Python
10 31 (38.75%) Hyper-V
11 29 (36.25%) Windows
12 26 (32.50%) Microsoft
13 25 (31.25%) Citrix
13 25 (31.25%) Perl
14 24 (30.00%) Red Hat
15 23 (28.75%) Bash Shell
16 22 (27.50%) Business Intelligence
17 21 (26.25%) DHCP
17 21 (26.25%) Puppet
18 20 (25.00%) Apache
18 20 (25.00%) Active Directory
19 19 (23.75%) Cisco
19 19 (23.75%) Debian
19 19 (23.75%) XenServer
19 19 (23.75%) Mentoring
20 18 (22.50%) XenApp
20 18 (22.50%) Windows Server 2008
21 17 (21.25%) Firewall

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 20 (25.00%) Apache
2 15 (18.75%) Tomcat
3 14 (17.50%) Elasticsearch
3 14 (17.50%) MS Exchange
4 5 (6.25%) nginx
4 5 (6.25%) OpenStack
5 3 (3.75%) Confluence
6 1 (1.25%) IIS
6 1 (1.25%) Jetty
6 1 (1.25%) WebLogic
Applications
1 8 (10.00%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 34 (42.50%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (10.00%) SaaS
4 7 (8.75%) Amazon EC2
5 6 (7.50%) Office 365
6 4 (5.00%) Google Cloud Platform
7 3 (3.75%) GitHub
8 2 (2.50%) IaaS
9 1 (1.25%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (1.25%) IBM Cloud
9 1 (1.25%) Oracle CX
9 1 (1.25%) Oracle Service Cloud
9 1 (1.25%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 36 (45.00%) TCP/IP
2 35 (43.75%) DNS
3 21 (26.25%) DHCP
4 17 (21.25%) Firewall
5 14 (17.50%) Cisco ASA
5 14 (17.50%) Cisco PIX
5 14 (17.50%) LAN
5 14 (17.50%) MPLS
5 14 (17.50%) Remote Desktop
5 14 (17.50%) VLAN
5 14 (17.50%) VPN
5 14 (17.50%) WAN
6 11 (13.75%) Internet
7 4 (5.00%) BGP
7 4 (5.00%) HTTP
7 4 (5.00%) NAS
7 4 (5.00%) Network Security
7 4 (5.00%) SAN
7 4 (5.00%) SMTP
8 2 (2.50%) InfiniBand
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (46.25%) MySQL
2 15 (18.75%) Big Data
2 15 (18.75%) NoSQL
2 15 (18.75%) SQL Server
3 14 (17.50%) SQL Server 2005
3 14 (17.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 14 (17.50%) SQL Server 2012
4 8 (10.00%) Amazon RDS
4 8 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
4 8 (10.00%) OLAP
4 8 (10.00%) TokuDB
5 7 (8.75%) MongoDB
5 7 (8.75%) Redis
5 7 (8.75%) SQLite
6 5 (6.25%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (1.25%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (1.25%) Hadoop
7 1 (1.25%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 10 (12.50%) Vagrant
2 7 (8.75%) Jenkins
3 3 (3.75%) JIRA
3 3 (3.75%) Subversion
4 1 (1.25%) Git (software)
General
1 17 (21.25%) Telecoms
2 15 (18.75%) Finance
2 15 (18.75%) Marketing
3 14 (17.50%) Back Office
3 14 (17.50%) Electronics
3 14 (17.50%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 32 (40.00%) Administrator
1 32 (40.00%) Linux Administrator
1 32 (40.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
1 32 (40.00%) Systems Administrator
2 18 (22.50%) Analyst
2 18 (22.50%) Senior Analyst
3 15 (18.75%) Linux/Unix DevOps
3 15 (18.75%) Senior Linux Administrator
3 15 (18.75%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
3 15 (18.75%) Senior Systems Administrator
4 14 (17.50%) Linux Support
4 14 (17.50%) Senior Linux Support
4 14 (17.50%) Senior Support Analyst
4 14 (17.50%) Support Analyst
4 14 (17.50%) Systems Engineer
4 14 (17.50%) Systems Support Analyst
5 13 (16.25%) DevOps Engineer
6 12 (15.00%) DevOps Administrator
6 12 (15.00%) Linux DevOps Administrator
7 10 (12.50%) Senior DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (6.25%) LAMP
2 3 (3.75%) LEMP Stack
2 3 (3.75%) OpenVZ
3 2 (2.50%) Flash
3 2 (2.50%) XML
4 1 (1.25%) Elastic Stack
4 1 (1.25%) Node.js
4 1 (1.25%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (12.50%) Computer Science
1 10 (12.50%) Device Driver
2 9 (11.25%) Data Centre
3 3 (3.75%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (3.75%) Public Cloud
4 2 (2.50%) Private Cloud
5 1 (1.25%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 67 (83.75%) Linux
2 33 (41.25%) CentOS
3 29 (36.25%) Windows
4 19 (23.75%) Debian
5 18 (22.50%) Windows Server 2008
6 17 (21.25%) Ubuntu
7 14 (17.50%) Windows Server 2003
7 14 (17.50%) Windows Server 2012
8 9 (11.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 5 (6.25%) Unix
10 2 (2.50%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
11 1 (1.25%) Oracle Linux
11 1 (1.25%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (40.00%) DevOps
2 22 (27.50%) Business Intelligence
3 19 (23.75%) Mentoring
4 16 (20.00%) Load Balancing
5 15 (18.75%) Digital Marketing
6 14 (17.50%) Cybersecurity
6 14 (17.50%) Programme Management
7 12 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
7 12 (15.00%) Open Source
8 9 (11.25%) Build Automation
9 8 (10.00%) Data Analysis
9 8 (10.00%) Software Engineering
10 7 (8.75%) ETL
11 5 (6.25%) Data Protection
11 5 (6.25%) Presales
12 4 (5.00%) Configuration Management
12 4 (5.00%) High Availability
13 3 (3.75%) Continuous Integration
14 2 (2.50%) Time Management
14 2 (2.50%) Workload Management
Programming Languages
1 36 (45.00%) SQL
2 32 (40.00%) Python
3 25 (31.25%) Perl
4 23 (28.75%) Bash Shell
5 8 (10.00%) R
6 7 (8.75%) Java
7 5 (6.25%) Ruby
8 4 (5.00%) PHP
9 3 (3.75%) Shell Script
10 2 (2.50%) C++
10 2 (2.50%) C-shell
Qualifications
1 15 (18.75%) CCNA
1 15 (18.75%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (12.50%) Degree
3 1 (1.25%) CCNP
3 1 (1.25%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.75%) GCP
2 1 (1.25%) SLA
System Software
1 51 (63.75%) VMware Infrastructure
2 31 (38.75%) Hyper-V
3 20 (25.00%) Active Directory
4 19 (23.75%) XenServer
5 18 (22.50%) XenApp
6 14 (17.50%) Terminal Services
6 14 (17.50%) VMware Workstation
7 13 (16.25%) VMware ESXi
7 13 (16.25%) Xen
8 11 (13.75%) Docker
9 10 (12.50%) iptables
9 10 (12.50%) LXC
10 7 (8.75%) VirtualBox
11 5 (6.25%) Varnish
12 4 (5.00%) Virtual Servers
13 2 (2.50%) NFS
14 1 (1.25%) oVirt
14 1 (1.25%) Virtual Machines
14 1 (1.25%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 21 (26.25%) Puppet
2 14 (17.50%) Ansible
2 14 (17.50%) WSUS
2 14 (17.50%) ZABBIX
3 10 (12.50%) SELinux
4 9 (11.25%) Nagios
5 7 (8.75%) Opscode Chef
6 5 (6.25%) Cobbler
7 2 (2.50%) cPanel
8 1 (1.25%) Cacti
8 1 (1.25%) EMC NetWorker
8 1 (1.25%) Graphite
8 1 (1.25%) Opsview
8 1 (1.25%) Plesk
8 1 (1.25%) Terraform
Vendors
1 59 (73.75%) VMware
2 26 (32.50%) Microsoft
3 25 (31.25%) Citrix
4 24 (30.00%) Red Hat
5 19 (23.75%) Cisco
6 14 (17.50%) F5
6 14 (17.50%) McAfee
6 14 (17.50%) SAP
7 8 (10.00%) Percona
8 7 (8.75%) Rackspace
9 6 (7.50%) Brocade
9 6 (7.50%) Oracle
10 5 (6.25%) Dell
10 5 (6.25%) EMC
10 5 (6.25%) Isilon
10 5 (6.25%) Juniper
11 4 (5.00%) Dell Compellent
11 4 (5.00%) HP
11 4 (5.00%) Sophos
11 4 (5.00%) Supermicro
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