Period
to 19 June 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 19 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Kernel-Based Virtual Machine (KVM)
England > South West
6 months to
19 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 309 332 345
Rank change year-on-year +23 +13 -41
Permanent jobs citing KVM 32 10 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.30% 0.097% 0.045%
As % of the System Software category 2.06% 0.87% 0.34%
Number of salaries quoted 16 6 5
South West median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +18.75% -5.88%
10th Percentile £35,000 £42,500 £35,000
90th Percentile £61,875 £56,250 £46,500
England median annual salary £57,500 £57,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +9.52% +5.00%

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 1,557 1,155 1,471
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 14.48% 11.20% 13.34%
Number of salaries quoted 1,190 964 1,251
South West median annual salary £41,000 £37,000 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.81% +8.82% -5.08%
10th Percentile £22,500 £21,250 £21,250
90th Percentile £58,750 £55,000 £55,000
England median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year +11.76% +1.19% +5.00%

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 19 June 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 19 June 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
Devon - 13 - - 1
Bristol +3 6 £44,250 -11.50% 3
Somerset +27 5 £45,000 -5.26% 1
Wiltshire +2 4 £57,500 +4.55% 1
Cornwall - 4 £35,000 - 2
KVM
England

For the 6 months to 19 June 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 30 (93.75%) VMware
2 29 (90.63%) Linux
2 29 (90.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 26 (81.25%) DevOps
3 26 (81.25%) Docker
4 23 (71.88%) Git (software)
5 22 (68.75%) Ansible
6 21 (65.63%) Continuous Integration
6 21 (65.63%) Puppet
6 21 (65.63%) Opscode Chef
6 21 (65.63%) Jenkins
6 21 (65.63%) MySQL
7 19 (59.38%) nginx
8 17 (53.13%) Open Source
8 17 (53.13%) Agile Software Development
9 16 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
9 16 (50.00%) Web Services
9 16 (50.00%) Apache
9 16 (50.00%) Nagios
9 16 (50.00%) Middleware
9 16 (50.00%) Configuration Management
9 16 (50.00%) Apache Solr
9 16 (50.00%) Redis
9 16 (50.00%) OpenStack
9 16 (50.00%) Kibana
9 16 (50.00%) Kubernetes
9 16 (50.00%) GoCD
9 16 (50.00%) Terraform
10 14 (43.75%) Greenfield Project
11 13 (40.63%) VMware ESXi

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 19 (59.38%) nginx
2 16 (50.00%) Apache
2 16 (50.00%) Apache Solr
2 16 (50.00%) OpenStack
3 3 (9.38%) IIS
4 1 (3.13%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.13%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (15.63%) DHCP
2 4 (12.50%) LAN
3 3 (9.38%) HTTP
3 3 (9.38%) Wireless
3 3 (9.38%) WLAN
4 2 (6.25%) TCP/IP
5 1 (3.13%) DNS
5 1 (3.13%) FCoE
5 1 (3.13%) Firewall
5 1 (3.13%) SAN
5 1 (3.13%) SNMP
5 1 (3.13%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (65.63%) MySQL
2 16 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
2 16 (50.00%) Redis
3 1 (3.13%) Electronic Patient Records
3 1 (3.13%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 23 (71.88%) Git (software)
2 21 (65.63%) Jenkins
3 16 (50.00%) GoCD
4 9 (28.13%) JIRA
5 6 (18.75%) Bugzilla
6 5 (15.63%) Buildbot
6 5 (15.63%) Chocolatey
6 5 (15.63%) TeamCity
6 5 (15.63%) Trac
6 5 (15.63%) Vagrant
7 3 (9.38%) Subversion
General
1 4 (12.50%) Games
2 3 (9.38%) Law
3 1 (3.13%) Banking
Job Titles
1 26 (81.25%) DevOps Engineer
2 11 (34.38%) Operations Engineer
3 5 (15.63%) Senior DevOps
3 5 (15.63%) Senior DevOps Engineer
4 3 (9.38%) Administrator
4 3 (9.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (9.38%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) DevOps Administrator
5 2 (6.25%) Windows DevOps Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) Windows Engineer
6 1 (3.13%) Active Directory Engineer
6 1 (3.13%) Hyper-V Engineer
6 1 (3.13%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 1 (3.13%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Engineer
6 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (3.13%) SCCM Engineer
6 1 (3.13%) Senior Active Directory Engineer
6 1 (3.13%) Senior Hyper-V Engineer
6 1 (3.13%) Senior SCCM Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (50.00%) Middleware
1 16 (50.00%) Web Services
2 4 (12.50%) JSON
2 4 (12.50%) RESTful
3 3 (9.38%) Node.js
3 3 (9.38%) WebSockets
3 3 (9.38%) WSGI
4 1 (3.13%) Apache Flex
4 1 (3.13%) HTML
4 1 (3.13%) LEMP Stack
4 1 (3.13%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (3.13%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 14 (43.75%) Greenfield Project
2 3 (9.38%) Computer Science
2 3 (9.38%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.13%) Data Structures
3 1 (3.13%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (3.13%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (3.13%) Linux Command Line
3 1 (3.13%) Replication
3 1 (3.13%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 29 (90.63%) Linux
2 5 (15.63%) Windows
3 1 (3.13%) CentOS
3 1 (3.13%) Unix
3 1 (3.13%) VMS
3 1 (3.13%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (81.25%) DevOps
2 21 (65.63%) Continuous Integration
3 17 (53.13%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (53.13%) Open Source
4 16 (50.00%) Configuration Management
5 5 (15.63%) Collaborative Working
5 5 (15.63%) Issue Tracking
6 3 (9.38%) Statistical Analysis
6 3 (9.38%) Task Automation
6 3 (9.38%) Visualisation
7 2 (6.25%) Business Continuity
7 2 (6.25%) ITIL
7 2 (6.25%) Workflow
8 1 (3.13%) Change Management
8 1 (3.13%) Disaster Recovery
8 1 (3.13%) Load Balancing
8 1 (3.13%) Problem Management
8 1 (3.13%) TDD
8 1 (3.13%) UML
8 1 (3.13%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 9 (28.13%) Python
2 6 (18.75%) JavaScript
2 6 (18.75%) Perl
3 5 (15.63%) Ruby
4 4 (12.50%) PHP
5 2 (6.25%) PowerShell
6 1 (3.13%) Go
Qualifications
1 5 (15.63%) CCNA
1 5 (15.63%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (6.25%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.13%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (3.13%) Degree
3 1 (3.13%) Novell Certification
3 1 (3.13%) VCP4
3 1 (3.13%) VCP5
3 1 (3.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 29 (90.63%) VMware Infrastructure
2 26 (81.25%) Docker
3 13 (40.63%) VMware ESXi
4 12 (37.50%) Hyper-V
5 6 (18.75%) vSphere
6 1 (3.13%) Active Directory
6 1 (3.13%) Firmware
6 1 (3.13%) FreeRADIUS
6 1 (3.13%) NFS
6 1 (3.13%) QEMU
6 1 (3.13%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 22 (68.75%) Ansible
2 21 (65.63%) Opscode Chef
2 21 (65.63%) Puppet
3 16 (50.00%) Kibana
3 16 (50.00%) Kubernetes
3 16 (50.00%) Nagios
3 16 (50.00%) Terraform
4 3 (9.38%) SCCM
5 1 (3.13%) PowerCLI
5 1 (3.13%) vCenter Server
5 1 (3.13%) vMotion
5 1 (3.13%) vRealize
Vendors
1 30 (93.75%) VMware
2 10 (31.25%) Microsoft
3 3 (9.38%) Perforce
4 2 (6.25%) Cisco
5 1 (3.13%) Red Hat
5 1 (3.13%) Veeam