Period
to 18 December 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 December 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 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 306 327 336
Rank change year-on-year +21 +9 -11
Permanent jobs citing KVM 12 8 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.12% 0.078% 0.13%
As % of the System Software category 0.91% 0.54% 0.98%
Number of salaries quoted 10 7 12
South West median annual salary £40,000 £45,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% -10.00% -
10th Percentile £32,138 £39,500 £41,375
90th Percentile £65,000 £50,650 £63,125
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% -9.09% -

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 1,322 1,468 1,422
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 13.16% 14.37% 13.22%
Number of salaries quoted 1,092 1,187 1,143
South West median annual salary £42,500 £38,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.84% +8.57% -2.78%
10th Percentile £23,775 £22,300 £21,264
90th Percentile £65,000 £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 December 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 December 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 +12 6 £36,250 - 3
Somerset +17 4 £57,500 +27.78% 2
Devon - 2 £35,000 - 1
KVM
England

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 12 (100.00%) VMware
2 10 (83.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (83.33%) Linux
3 7 (58.33%) Hyper-V
4 6 (50.00%) Degree
4 6 (50.00%) Python
4 6 (50.00%) MySQL
4 6 (50.00%) TCP/IP
5 5 (41.67%) Apache
5 5 (41.67%) Computer Science
5 5 (41.67%) Ansible
5 5 (41.67%) DevOps
6 4 (33.33%) Puppet
6 4 (33.33%) OpenStack
6 4 (33.33%) Linux Command Line
6 4 (33.33%) nginx
6 4 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
6 4 (33.33%) Perl
7 3 (25.00%) JavaScript
7 3 (25.00%) Debian
7 3 (25.00%) SQL
7 3 (25.00%) CouchDB
7 3 (25.00%) Visualisation
7 3 (25.00%) Git (software)
7 3 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 3 (25.00%) Ubuntu
7 3 (25.00%) Computer Science Degree
7 3 (25.00%) Problem-Solving
7 3 (25.00%) Bash Shell
7 3 (25.00%) Docker

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 (41.67%) Apache
2 4 (33.33%) nginx
2 4 (33.33%) OpenStack
3 2 (16.67%) Apache Solr
3 2 (16.67%) CloudStack
4 1 (8.33%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 2 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (8.33%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 6 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (16.67%) DHCP
2 2 (16.67%) iSCSI
2 2 (16.67%) SMS
3 1 (8.33%) BGP
3 1 (8.33%) DNS
3 1 (8.33%) Firewall
3 1 (8.33%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (50.00%) MySQL
2 4 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (25.00%) CouchDB
4 2 (16.67%) NoSQL
4 2 (16.67%) Redis
4 2 (16.67%) Riak
5 1 (8.33%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 3 (25.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (16.67%) GitLab
2 2 (16.67%) Jenkins
3 1 (8.33%) JIRA
General
1 2 (16.67%) Telecoms
2 1 (8.33%) Law
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) DevOps Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) Operations Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Linux Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Technical Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Virtualisation Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) VMware Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Administrator
4 1 (8.33%) DevOps Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Junior
4 1 (8.33%) Linux Administrator
4 1 (8.33%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 1 (8.33%) Linux Systems Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Project Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (8.33%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) LAMP
1 2 (16.67%) LAPP Stack
1 2 (16.67%) LEMP Stack
2 1 (8.33%) HTML
2 1 (8.33%) JSON
2 1 (8.33%) RabbitMQ
2 1 (8.33%) RESTful
2 1 (8.33%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) Linux Command Line
2 2 (16.67%) Data Structures
3 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (8.33%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 10 (83.33%) Linux
2 3 (25.00%) Debian
2 3 (25.00%) Ubuntu
3 2 (16.67%) Unix
3 2 (16.67%) Windows
4 1 (8.33%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) Computer Science
1 5 (41.67%) DevOps
2 3 (25.00%) Problem-Solving
2 3 (25.00%) Visualisation
3 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (16.67%) Analytics
3 2 (16.67%) Configuration Management
3 2 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (16.67%) CRM
3 2 (16.67%) Data Management
3 2 (16.67%) Digital Analytics
3 2 (16.67%) Test Automation
3 2 (16.67%) Unit Testing
4 1 (8.33%) Load Balancing
4 1 (8.33%) Microservices
4 1 (8.33%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (8.33%) Server Monitoring
4 1 (8.33%) TDD
4 1 (8.33%) Virtual Environments
4 1 (8.33%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (50.00%) Python
2 4 (33.33%) Perl
3 3 (25.00%) Bash Shell
3 3 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (25.00%) SQL
4 2 (16.67%) Erlang
5 1 (8.33%) Go
5 1 (8.33%) PHP
5 1 (8.33%) PowerShell
5 1 (8.33%) Ruby
5 1 (8.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 6 (50.00%) Degree
2 3 (25.00%) Computer Science Degree
2 3 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (8.33%) CCNA
3 1 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 10 (83.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (58.33%) Hyper-V
3 3 (25.00%) Docker
4 2 (16.67%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 1 (8.33%) Btrfs
5 1 (8.33%) Ceph
5 1 (8.33%) DRBD
5 1 (8.33%) FreeRADIUS
5 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (8.33%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (8.33%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (8.33%) Xen
Systems Management
1 5 (41.67%) Ansible
2 4 (33.33%) Puppet
3 2 (16.67%) Ganeti
3 2 (16.67%) Kubernetes
3 2 (16.67%) Marathon
3 2 (16.67%) Mesos
3 2 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (16.67%) Terraform
4 1 (8.33%) Check_MK
4 1 (8.33%) Nagios
4 1 (8.33%) Oracle ZFS
Vendors
1 12 (100.00%) VMware
2 1 (8.33%) Cisco
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft