Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for Kernel Tuning skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Kernel Tuning over the 6 months to 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Kernel Tuning
UK
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1177 1184 1275
Rank change year-on-year +7 +91 +45
Permanent jobs citing Kernel Tuning 12 35 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.007% 0.019% 0.016%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.007% 0.021% 0.019%
Number of salaries quoted 12 35 22
UK median annual salary £80,000 £60,000 £82,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +33.33% -27.27% +32.00%
10th Percentile £52,625 £43,000 £45,250
90th Percentile £92,500 £72,500 £106,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £57,500 £52,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +9.52% -4.55% -

Kernel Tuning is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 161665 167144 194190
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 89.93% 89.36% 88.79%
Number of salaries quoted 127669 138904 159942
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.01% +4.21% +5.56%
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £78,750 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +3.53% - +6.25%

Kernel Tuning
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Kernel Tuning as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Kernel Tuning in the UK

Kernel Tuning
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Kernel Tuning.

Salary trend for Kernel Tuning in the UK

Kernel Tuning
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Kernel Tuning over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Kernel Tuning in the UK

Kernel Tuning
Top 4 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Kernel Tuning within the UK over the 6 months to 20 November 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
England +24 12 £80,000 +33.33% 1
London -7 11 £85,000 +30.77% 1
South East +35 1 £57,500 -8.00%
UK excluding London +14 1 £57,500 +9.52%

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, IT jobs citing Kernel Tuning also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for Kernel Tuning.

1 12 (100.00%) Linux
2 11 (91.67%) Python
2 11 (91.67%) Finance
2 11 (91.67%) Low Latency
3 8 (66.67%) Puppet
3 8 (66.67%) Ansible
4 7 (58.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 7 (58.33%) VMware
4 7 (58.33%) Banking
4 7 (58.33%) Red Hat
4 7 (58.33%) Apache
5 6 (50.00%) Unix
5 6 (50.00%) AIX
5 6 (50.00%) Solaris
5 6 (50.00%) Perl
5 6 (50.00%) PHP
5 6 (50.00%) Nagios
5 6 (50.00%) SAN
5 6 (50.00%) Fidessa
5 6 (50.00%) Reuters
5 6 (50.00%) Bloomberg
5 6 (50.00%) NYFIX
5 6 (50.00%) EccoWare
5 6 (50.00%) CQG
5 6 (50.00%) ION Trading
5 6 (50.00%) SUSE
5 6 (50.00%) Debian
5 6 (50.00%) ZABBIX
5 6 (50.00%) FIX Protocol
5 6 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure

Kernel Tuning
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 7 (58.33%) Apache
2 1 (8.33%) IIS
2 1 (8.33%) nginx
2 1 (8.33%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (50.00%) SAN
2 4 (33.33%) BGP
2 4 (33.33%) Multicast
2 4 (33.33%) OSPF
3 1 (8.33%) Firewall
3 1 (8.33%) LDAP
3 1 (8.33%) Remote Desktop
3 1 (8.33%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (41.67%) Jenkins
2 1 (8.33%) Ant
2 1 (8.33%) Git (software)
General
1 11 (91.67%) Finance
2 7 (58.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (58.33%) Administrator
1 7 (58.33%) Systems Administrator
2 6 (50.00%) Linux Administrator
2 6 (50.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 5 (41.67%) Linux Engineer
3 5 (41.67%) Linux Systems Engineer
3 5 (41.67%) Systems Engineer
4 4 (33.33%) C++ Developer
4 4 (33.33%) C++ Software Developer
4 4 (33.33%) Cisco Administrator
4 4 (33.33%) Cisco Engineer
4 4 (33.33%) Cisco Network Administrator
4 4 (33.33%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 4 (33.33%) Developer
4 4 (33.33%) Network Administrator
4 4 (33.33%) Network Engineer
4 4 (33.33%) Network Systems Engineer
4 4 (33.33%) Software Developer
5 2 (16.67%) Senior C++ Developer
5 2 (16.67%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (50.00%) FIX Protocol
2 4 (33.33%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 4 (33.33%) Rendezvous
2 4 (33.33%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 6 (50.00%) Eurex
2 4 (33.33%) Algorithms
2 4 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (33.33%) Derivative
2 4 (33.33%) Equities
2 4 (33.33%) Fixed Income
2 4 (33.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 12 (100.00%) Linux
2 7 (58.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 6 (50.00%) AIX
3 6 (50.00%) CentOS
3 6 (50.00%) Debian
3 6 (50.00%) Solaris
3 6 (50.00%) SUSE
3 6 (50.00%) Unix
4 1 (8.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (91.67%) Low Latency
2 6 (50.00%) DevOps
2 6 (50.00%) High Availability
2 6 (50.00%) Infrastructure Monitoring
3 5 (41.67%) Ultra-Low Latency
4 4 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (33.33%) Concurrent Programming
4 4 (33.33%) High-Frequency Trading
4 4 (33.33%) Multithreaded Programming
4 4 (33.33%) Multithreading
4 4 (33.33%) OO
4 4 (33.33%) Scrum
4 4 (33.33%) TDD
5 1 (8.33%) Configuration Management
5 1 (8.33%) ITIL
5 1 (8.33%) ITSM
5 1 (8.33%) Service Management
5 1 (8.33%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 11 (91.67%) Python
2 6 (50.00%) Bourne shell
2 6 (50.00%) C-shell
2 6 (50.00%) Korn
2 6 (50.00%) Perl
2 6 (50.00%) PHP
3 5 (41.67%) C++
4 1 (8.33%) Bash Shell
4 1 (8.33%) C
4 1 (8.33%) Java
4 1 (8.33%) Ruby
4 1 (8.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (33.33%) CCNA
1 4 (33.33%) CCNP
1 4 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (33.33%) RHCE
1 4 (33.33%) RHCSA
System Software
1 6 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (8.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (66.67%) Ansible
1 8 (66.67%) Puppet
2 6 (50.00%) Nagios
2 6 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (50.00%) ZABBIX
3 2 (16.67%) CFEngine
4 1 (8.33%) Salt
Vendors
1 7 (58.33%) Red Hat
1 7 (58.33%) VMware
2 6 (50.00%) Bloomberg
2 6 (50.00%) CQG
2 6 (50.00%) EccoWare
2 6 (50.00%) Fidessa
2 6 (50.00%) GL TRADE
2 6 (50.00%) ION Trading
2 6 (50.00%) NYFIX
2 6 (50.00%) Patsystems
2 6 (50.00%) Reuters
3 4 (33.33%) Cisco
3 4 (33.33%) Juniper
3 4 (33.33%) TIBCO
4 3 (25.00%) Oracle
5 2 (16.67%) Splunk
6 1 (8.33%) Citrix