Period
to 17 June 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South West 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 17 June 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Kernel-Based Virtual Machine (KVM)
England > South West
6 months to
17 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 300 306 324
Rank change year-on-year +6 +18 +9
Permanent jobs citing KVM 25 32 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.25% 0.30% 0.097%
As % of the System Software category 1.52% 2.05% 0.86%
Number of salaries quoted 13 16 6
South West median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% -5.26% +18.75%
10th Percentile £31,300 £35,000 £42,500
90th Percentile £57,500 £61,875 £56,250
England median annual salary £45,000 £57,500 £57,500
% change year-on-year -21.74% - +9.52%

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 West with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
South West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 1,648 1,563 1,160
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 16.73% 14.58% 11.23%
Number of salaries quoted 1,387 1,192 969
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,250 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.59% +8.78% +8.82%
10th Percentile £26,250 £22,500 £21,250
90th Percentile £66,250 £58,750 £55,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% +11.76% +1.19%

KVM
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings citing KVM as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South West.

Job vacancy trend for KVM in the South West

KVM
Salary Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing KVM in the South West.

Salary trend for KVM in the South West

KVM
Salary Histogram in the South West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing KVM in the South West over the 6 months to 17 June 2019.

Salary histogram for KVM in the South West

KVM
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing KVM within the South West region over the 6 months to 17 June 2019. 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
Somerset +11 16 £33,000 -26.67%
Bristol +16 7 £42,500 -3.95%
Cornwall +26 1 £32,500 -7.14%
Wiltshire -11 1 £62,500 +8.70%
KVM
England

For the 6 months to 17 June 2019, 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 West region with a requirement for KVM.

1 24 (96.00%) Linux
2 22 (88.00%) VMware
2 22 (88.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (84.00%) Hyper-V
4 19 (76.00%) Python
5 17 (68.00%) Ruby
6 16 (64.00%) Ubuntu
6 16 (64.00%) Perl
6 16 (64.00%) CentOS
7 15 (60.00%) Bash Shell
7 15 (60.00%) Windows
7 15 (60.00%) Red Hat
8 14 (56.00%) Debian
8 14 (56.00%) Xen
9 13 (52.00%) PowerShell
9 13 (52.00%) Shell Script
10 9 (36.00%) Clustering
10 9 (36.00%) Ceph
10 9 (36.00%) Btrfs
10 9 (36.00%) Oracle ZFS
10 9 (36.00%) DRBD
11 7 (28.00%) DevOps
11 7 (28.00%) VMware ESXi
11 7 (28.00%) Ansible
11 7 (28.00%) Docker
12 6 (24.00%) Opscode Chef
13 5 (20.00%) Windows Server
13 5 (20.00%) Nagios
13 5 (20.00%) Apache
14 4 (16.00%) Tech Ops

KVM
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 5 (20.00%) Apache
2 1 (4.00%) Alfresco
2 1 (4.00%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (4.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (4.00%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 4 (16.00%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (4.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (4.00%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.00%) Remote Desktop
1 2 (8.00%) SSH
2 1 (4.00%) iSCSI
2 1 (4.00%) SNMP
2 1 (4.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (16.00%) CouchDB
2 2 (8.00%) MySQL
2 2 (8.00%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (4.00%) Electronic Patient Records
3 1 (4.00%) MariaDB
3 1 (4.00%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 4 (16.00%) Jenkins
2 3 (12.00%) Bugzilla
2 3 (12.00%) Buildbot
2 3 (12.00%) Chocolatey
2 3 (12.00%) JIRA
2 3 (12.00%) TeamCity
2 3 (12.00%) Trac
2 3 (12.00%) Vagrant
3 1 (4.00%) Burp Suite
3 1 (4.00%) Git (software)
General
1 3 (12.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 7 (28.00%) Service Desk Engineer
2 6 (24.00%) DevOps Engineer
3 5 (20.00%) Linux Engineer
4 4 (16.00%) IT Engineer
5 3 (12.00%) IT Manager
5 3 (12.00%) IT Operations Manager
5 3 (12.00%) Operations Manager
5 3 (12.00%) Windows DevOps Engineer
5 3 (12.00%) Windows Engineer
6 2 (8.00%) Administrator
6 2 (8.00%) Cloud Engineer
6 2 (8.00%) Help Desk Engineer
6 2 (8.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (8.00%) Linux Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (8.00%) Linux Systems Engineer
6 2 (8.00%) Systems Administrator
6 2 (8.00%) Systems Engineer
7 1 (4.00%) DevOps Systems Engineer
7 1 (4.00%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 1 (4.00%) Linux/Unix DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.00%) CSS
1 1 (4.00%) HTML
1 1 (4.00%) LAMP
1 1 (4.00%) LAPP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 9 (36.00%) Clustering
2 1 (4.00%) Data Structures
2 1 (4.00%) NHS
2 1 (4.00%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 24 (96.00%) Linux
2 16 (64.00%) CentOS
2 16 (64.00%) Ubuntu
3 15 (60.00%) Windows
4 14 (56.00%) Debian
5 5 (20.00%) Windows Server
6 2 (8.00%) Unix
7 1 (4.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (28.00%) DevOps
2 4 (16.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 4 (16.00%) Tech Ops
2 4 (16.00%) Visualisation
3 3 (12.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (12.00%) Computer Science
3 3 (12.00%) Configuration Management
3 3 (12.00%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (12.00%) Infrastructure as Code
3 3 (12.00%) Issue Tracking
3 3 (12.00%) Service Delivery
3 3 (12.00%) Statistical Analysis
4 1 (4.00%) Change Management
4 1 (4.00%) Cloud Operations
4 1 (4.00%) Post-Production
4 1 (4.00%) Problem-Solving
4 1 (4.00%) Release Management
4 1 (4.00%) Site Reliability Engineering
4 1 (4.00%) Software Engineering
4 1 (4.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 19 (76.00%) Python
2 17 (68.00%) Ruby
3 16 (64.00%) Perl
4 15 (60.00%) Bash Shell
5 13 (52.00%) PowerShell
5 13 (52.00%) Shell Script
6 3 (12.00%) JavaScript
7 2 (8.00%) PHP
8 1 (4.00%) C
8 1 (4.00%) C++
8 1 (4.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (8.00%) CCNA
1 2 (8.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (8.00%) Computer Science Degree
1 2 (8.00%) Degree
2 1 (4.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (4.00%) SLA
System Software
1 22 (88.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 21 (84.00%) Hyper-V
3 14 (56.00%) Xen
4 9 (36.00%) Btrfs
4 9 (36.00%) Ceph
4 9 (36.00%) DRBD
5 7 (28.00%) Docker
5 7 (28.00%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (12.00%) vSphere
7 2 (8.00%) RHEV
7 2 (8.00%) Samba
8 1 (4.00%) Active Directory
8 1 (4.00%) LXC
8 1 (4.00%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 9 (36.00%) Oracle ZFS
2 7 (28.00%) Ansible
3 6 (24.00%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (20.00%) Nagios
5 4 (16.00%) Check_MK
5 4 (16.00%) Puppet
6 3 (12.00%) Kubernetes
7 2 (8.00%) Terraform
8 1 (4.00%) Grafana
8 1 (4.00%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 22 (88.00%) VMware
2 15 (60.00%) Red Hat
3 3 (12.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (8.00%) Cisco
5 1 (4.00%) Atlassian