Period
to 18 August 2018

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 18 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Kernel-Based Virtual Machine (KVM)
England > South West
6 months to
18 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 301 329 344
Rank change year-on-year +28 +15 -44
Permanent jobs citing KVM 27 11 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.26% 0.11% 0.082%
As % of the System Software category 1.87% 0.88% 0.65%
Number of salaries quoted 18 7 11
South West median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% -5.00% +17.65%
10th Percentile £35,000 £42,500 £35,000
90th Percentile £61,625 £50,250 £63,750
England median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +4.17%

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 1,442 1,246 1,384
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 13.78% 12.00% 12.66%
Number of salaries quoted 1,135 1,068 1,142
South West median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £34,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.33% +8.70% -5.48%
10th Percentile £23,250 £22,000 £21,264
90th Percentile £60,000 £55,000 £53,750
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 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 18 August 2018.

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 18 August 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
Bristol +16 10 £40,500 -19.00% 2
Somerset +26 6 £47,500 -
Devon - 5 - - 1
Wiltshire - 3 £57,500 - 1
Cornwall - 3 £35,000 - 1
KVM
England

For the 6 months to 18 August 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 West region with a requirement for KVM.

1 25 (92.59%) VMware
2 24 (88.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 23 (85.19%) Linux
4 18 (66.67%) Docker
4 18 (66.67%) DevOps
5 17 (62.96%) Hyper-V
6 15 (55.56%) Git (software)
7 14 (51.85%) Ansible
8 13 (48.15%) VMware ESXi
8 13 (48.15%) MySQL
9 12 (44.44%) Python
9 12 (44.44%) Continuous Integration
9 12 (44.44%) Puppet
9 12 (44.44%) Jenkins
9 12 (44.44%) Opscode Chef
10 11 (40.74%) Microsoft
11 10 (37.04%) JIRA
11 10 (37.04%) nginx
12 9 (33.33%) OpenStack
13 8 (29.63%) Open Source
13 8 (29.63%) Agile Software Development
14 7 (25.93%) PostgreSQL
14 7 (25.93%) Apache
14 7 (25.93%) Nagios
14 7 (25.93%) Middleware
14 7 (25.93%) Configuration Management
14 7 (25.93%) JavaScript
14 7 (25.93%) Perl
14 7 (25.93%) Web Services
14 7 (25.93%) Redis

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 10 (37.04%) nginx
2 9 (33.33%) OpenStack
3 7 (25.93%) Apache
3 7 (25.93%) Apache Solr
4 3 (11.11%) IIS
5 2 (7.41%) CloudStack
5 2 (7.41%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 4 (14.81%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (14.81%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.70%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (3.70%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (22.22%) TCP/IP
2 5 (18.52%) DHCP
3 3 (11.11%) HTTP
3 3 (11.11%) LAN
3 3 (11.11%) Wireless
3 3 (11.11%) WLAN
4 2 (7.41%) SMS
4 2 (7.41%) SSH
5 1 (3.70%) BGP
5 1 (3.70%) Firewall
5 1 (3.70%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (48.15%) MySQL
2 7 (25.93%) PostgreSQL
2 7 (25.93%) Redis
3 1 (3.70%) Electronic Patient Records
3 1 (3.70%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 15 (55.56%) Git (software)
2 12 (44.44%) Jenkins
3 10 (37.04%) JIRA
4 7 (25.93%) GoCD
5 6 (22.22%) Bugzilla
6 5 (18.52%) Buildbot
6 5 (18.52%) Chocolatey
6 5 (18.52%) TeamCity
6 5 (18.52%) Trac
6 5 (18.52%) Vagrant
7 3 (11.11%) Subversion
General
1 4 (14.81%) Games
2 3 (11.11%) Law
3 2 (7.41%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 18 (66.67%) DevOps Engineer
2 6 (22.22%) Operations Engineer
3 3 (11.11%) Administrator
3 3 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (11.11%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (11.11%) Virtualisation Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) DevOps Administrator
4 2 (7.41%) VMware Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) Windows DevOps Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) Windows Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) Active Directory Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) Hyper-V Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) SCCM Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) Senior Active Directory Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) Senior DevOps
5 1 (3.70%) Senior Hyper-V Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) Senior SCCM Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (25.93%) Middleware
1 7 (25.93%) Web Services
2 5 (18.52%) JSON
2 5 (18.52%) RESTful
3 3 (11.11%) Node.js
3 3 (11.11%) WebSockets
3 3 (11.11%) WSGI
4 2 (7.41%) HTML
4 2 (7.41%) RabbitMQ
4 2 (7.41%) SOAP
5 1 (3.70%) Apache Flex
5 1 (3.70%) LEMP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 6 (22.22%) Computer Science
1 6 (22.22%) Greenfield Project
2 3 (11.11%) Data Centre
3 2 (7.41%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (3.70%) Data Structures
4 1 (3.70%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 23 (85.19%) Linux
2 5 (18.52%) Windows
3 1 (3.70%) CentOS
3 1 (3.70%) Unix
3 1 (3.70%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (66.67%) DevOps
2 12 (44.44%) Continuous Integration
3 8 (29.63%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (29.63%) Open Source
4 7 (25.93%) Configuration Management
5 5 (18.52%) Issue Tracking
5 5 (18.52%) Visualisation
6 3 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 3 (11.11%) Statistical Analysis
6 3 (11.11%) Task Automation
7 2 (7.41%) CRM
7 2 (7.41%) High Availability
7 2 (7.41%) Load Balancing
7 2 (7.41%) Microservices
7 2 (7.41%) TDD
7 2 (7.41%) Web Development
7 2 (7.41%) Workflow
8 1 (3.70%) Critical Success Factor
8 1 (3.70%) Presales
8 1 (3.70%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (44.44%) Python
2 7 (25.93%) JavaScript
2 7 (25.93%) Perl
3 5 (18.52%) PHP
3 5 (18.52%) Ruby
4 2 (7.41%) Go
5 1 (3.70%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (22.22%) CCNA
1 6 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
1 6 (22.22%) Degree
2 4 (14.81%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (7.41%) Security Cleared
3 2 (7.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 24 (88.89%) VMware Infrastructure
2 18 (66.67%) Docker
3 17 (62.96%) Hyper-V
4 13 (48.15%) VMware ESXi
5 5 (18.52%) vSphere
6 2 (7.41%) FreeRADIUS
7 1 (3.70%) Active Directory
7 1 (3.70%) QEMU
Systems Management
1 14 (51.85%) Ansible
2 12 (44.44%) Opscode Chef
2 12 (44.44%) Puppet
3 7 (25.93%) Kibana
3 7 (25.93%) Kubernetes
3 7 (25.93%) Nagios
3 7 (25.93%) Terraform
4 3 (11.11%) SCCM
Vendors
1 25 (92.59%) VMware
2 11 (40.74%) Microsoft
3 3 (11.11%) Perforce
4 2 (7.41%) Cisco
5 1 (3.70%) Red Hat
5 1 (3.70%) Veeam