Period
to 23 October 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for Hyper-V skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Hyper-V over the 6 months to 23 October 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Hyper-V
UK > England
6 months to
23 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 197 165 199
Rank change year-on-year -32 +34 +3
Permanent jobs citing Hyper-V 772 2,700 2,801
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 1.71% 2.14% 1.82%
As % of the System Software category 9.16% 12.29% 12.05%
Number of salaries quoted 764 2,494 2,422
Median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £26,750 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £70,000 £65,000
UK median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +12.50% -5.88% +6.25%

Hyper-V 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 England with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 8,428 21,967 23,236
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 18.69% 17.39% 15.13%
Number of salaries quoted 7,189 18,195 19,035
Median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% - +11.11%
10th Percentile £30,500 £25,750 £25,000
90th Percentile £87,500 £85,000 £82,500
UK median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +11.11%

Hyper-V
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Hyper-V as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Hyper-V in England

Hyper-V
Salary Trend in England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Hyper-V in England.

Salary trend for Hyper-V in England

Hyper-V
Salary Histogram in England

Salary distribution for jobs citing Hyper-V in England over the 6 months to 23 October 2020.

Salary histogram for Hyper-V in England

Hyper-V
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Hyper-V within the England region over the 6 months to 23 October 2020. 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
London -18 201 £50,000 - 19
South East +18 192 £45,000 +20.00% 38
North of England +22 140 £38,500 -3.75% 42
Midlands -45 104 £42,500 +13.33% 42
North West +34 78 £45,000 +12.50% 19
West Midlands -10 77 £42,500 +11.67% 28
South West -15 73 £40,000 - 18
East of England +10 58 £42,500 +13.33% 8
Yorkshire +11 53 £32,500 -13.33% 22
East Midlands -32 27 £36,500 -2.67% 14
North East +22 9 £28,500 -28.75% 1
Hyper-V
UK

For the 6 months to 23 October 2020, IT jobs citing Hyper-V 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 England region with a requirement for Hyper-V.

1 611 (79.15%) Windows
2 585 (75.78%) VMware
3 491 (63.60%) Microsoft
4 476 (61.66%) Windows Server
5 475 (61.53%) Active Directory
6 461 (59.72%) VMware Infrastructure
7 433 (56.09%) Azure
8 413 (53.50%) Office 365
9 232 (30.05%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 231 (29.92%) DNS
11 216 (27.98%) PowerShell
12 204 (26.42%) Firewall
13 189 (24.48%) ITIL
14 187 (24.22%) Cisco
15 181 (23.45%) DHCP
16 178 (23.06%) Linux
17 158 (20.47%) Citrix
18 150 (19.43%) Windows Server 2016
18 150 (19.43%) Windows Server 2012
19 145 (18.78%) Microsoft Certification
20 138 (17.88%) MS Exchange
21 135 (17.49%) SQL
22 126 (16.32%) SAN
23 125 (16.19%) AWS
24 124 (16.06%) TCP/IP
25 121 (15.67%) Data Centre
26 120 (15.54%) SCCM
27 114 (14.77%) Windows 10
28 112 (14.51%) Windows Server 2008
29 111 (14.38%) SQL Server

Hyper-V
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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
1 138 (17.88%) MS Exchange
2 79 (10.23%) SharePoint
3 52 (6.74%) IIS
4 48 (6.22%) Exchange Server 2010
5 44 (5.70%) Skype for Business
6 37 (4.79%) Exchange Server 2013
7 18 (2.33%) Apache
8 9 (1.17%) Elasticsearch
8 9 (1.17%) Tomcat
9 8 (1.04%) Exchange Server 2007
9 8 (1.04%) SharePoint 2010
10 4 (0.52%) SharePoint Server
11 3 (0.39%) Exchange Server 2003
12 2 (0.26%) Confluence
12 2 (0.26%) IBM Notes
13 1 (0.13%) BizTalk Server
13 1 (0.13%) nginx
13 1 (0.13%) SAS
13 1 (0.13%) WebSphere
13 1 (0.13%) WordPress
Applications
1 71 (9.20%) Microsoft Office
2 10 (1.30%) Microsoft Project
3 2 (0.26%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.26%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (0.65%) Sentinel
2 2 (0.26%) Workfront
3 1 (0.13%) BASE24
3 1 (0.13%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.13%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.13%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 433 (56.09%) Azure
2 413 (53.50%) Office 365
3 125 (16.19%) AWS
4 97 (12.56%) IaaS
5 77 (9.97%) PaaS
6 50 (6.48%) Azure Active Directory
7 41 (5.31%) SaaS
8 27 (3.50%) GCP
9 23 (2.98%) Cloud Computing
10 20 (2.59%) Mimecast
11 12 (1.55%) BPaaS
12 11 (1.42%) OneDrive
13 9 (1.17%) Power Platform
14 4 (0.52%) Amazon S3
14 4 (0.52%) AWS CloudFormation
15 3 (0.39%) Amazon EC2
16 2 (0.26%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 2 (0.26%) Amazon ELB
16 2 (0.26%) AWS CloudTrail
16 2 (0.26%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 231 (29.92%) DNS
2 204 (26.42%) Firewall
3 181 (23.45%) DHCP
4 126 (16.32%) SAN
5 124 (16.06%) TCP/IP
6 106 (13.73%) WAN
7 97 (12.56%) LAN
7 97 (12.56%) VPN
8 62 (8.03%) VLAN
9 57 (7.38%) VoIP
10 50 (6.48%) Remote Desktop
11 46 (5.96%) Skype
12 42 (5.44%) Wireless
13 36 (4.66%) Network Security
14 30 (3.89%) Wi-Fi
15 24 (3.11%) Internet
16 23 (2.98%) NetScaler
16 23 (2.98%) Unified Communications
17 16 (2.07%) NAS
18 14 (1.81%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 111 (14.38%) SQL Server
2 28 (3.63%) Amazon RDS
3 14 (1.81%) MySQL
3 14 (1.81%) Relational Database
3 14 (1.81%) SQL Server 2012
4 11 (1.42%) Big Data
5 10 (1.30%) Hadoop
6 8 (1.04%) MariaDB
7 7 (0.91%) Power BI
8 5 (0.65%) Azure SQL Database
8 5 (0.65%) RDBMS
9 4 (0.52%) CouchDB
9 4 (0.52%) GIS
9 4 (0.52%) Oracle Database
9 4 (0.52%) Oracle Database 11g
9 4 (0.52%) Oracle Database 12c
9 4 (0.52%) PostgreSQL
9 4 (0.52%) SQL Server 2008
9 4 (0.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 4 (0.52%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 25 (3.24%) Git (software)
2 14 (1.81%) Jenkins
3 12 (1.55%) Visual Studio
4 11 (1.42%) TeamCity
5 10 (1.30%) Visual Studio Team System
6 9 (1.17%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 9 (1.17%) GitLab
6 9 (1.17%) Travis CI
7 7 (0.91%) Selenium
7 7 (0.91%) Subversion
8 6 (0.78%) JIRA
8 6 (0.78%) Octopus Deploy
9 4 (0.52%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 2 (0.26%) Bitbucket
11 1 (0.13%) Cucumber
11 1 (0.13%) PowerBuilder
11 1 (0.13%) Vagrant
General
1 61 (7.90%) Finance
2 30 (3.89%) Telecoms
3 18 (2.33%) Public Sector
4 12 (1.55%) Military
5 11 (1.42%) Banking
6 8 (1.04%) Advertising
7 7 (0.91%) Back Office
8 5 (0.65%) Local Government
9 4 (0.52%) Law
9 4 (0.52%) Manufacturing
9 4 (0.52%) Retail
10 3 (0.39%) Billing
10 3 (0.39%) Electronics
10 3 (0.39%) Marketing
11 2 (0.26%) Investment Banking
11 2 (0.26%) Pharmaceutical
11 2 (0.26%) Publishing
12 1 (0.13%) Aerospace
12 1 (0.13%) Games
12 1 (0.13%) Legal
Job Titles
1 184 (23.83%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 99 (12.82%) Support Engineer
3 97 (12.56%) IT Engineer
4 91 (11.79%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 59 (7.64%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 53 (6.87%) IT Support
7 52 (6.74%) 3rd Line Support
8 49 (6.35%) Network Engineer
8 49 (6.35%) Systems Engineer
9 45 (5.83%) Administrator
9 45 (5.83%) Server Engineer
10 43 (5.57%) Consultant
11 41 (5.31%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
12 40 (5.18%) Hyper-V Engineer
13 39 (5.05%) Systems Administrator
14 38 (4.92%) 2nd Line Engineer
15 35 (4.53%) Windows Engineer
16 34 (4.40%) Architect
17 33 (4.27%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
17 33 (4.27%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (3.37%) Web Services
2 12 (1.55%) JSON
3 11 (1.42%) .NET
4 9 (1.17%) Jinja
4 9 (1.17%) WebRTC
5 8 (1.04%) Elastic Stack
6 6 (0.78%) pytest
7 5 (0.65%) LDAP
8 4 (0.52%) PostGIS
9 3 (0.39%) ASP.NET
9 3 (0.39%) COM
9 3 (0.39%) HTML
9 3 (0.39%) Middleware
9 3 (0.39%) WSH
10 2 (0.26%) CSS
10 2 (0.26%) LAMP
10 2 (0.26%) MFC
10 2 (0.26%) MSMQ
10 2 (0.26%) WinForms
10 2 (0.26%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 121 (15.67%) Data Centre
2 58 (7.51%) Clustering
2 58 (7.51%) Public Cloud
3 46 (5.96%) Private Cloud
4 33 (4.27%) Hybrid Cloud
5 31 (4.02%) Replication
6 21 (2.72%) Self-Motivation
7 20 (2.59%) Analytical Skills
8 18 (2.33%) Management Information System
9 17 (2.20%) Enterprise Software
9 17 (2.20%) Fat Client
9 17 (2.20%) Thin Client
10 14 (1.81%) Driving Licence
10 14 (1.81%) Enterprise Storage
11 13 (1.68%) Reinsurance
12 12 (1.55%) User Experience
13 10 (1.30%) PKI
14 9 (1.17%) Video Conferencing
15 8 (1.04%) Linux Command Line
16 6 (0.78%) Over-the-Top Content
Operating Systems
1 611 (79.15%) Windows
2 476 (61.66%) Windows Server
3 178 (23.06%) Linux
4 150 (19.43%) Windows Server 2012
4 150 (19.43%) Windows Server 2016
5 114 (14.77%) Windows 10
6 112 (14.51%) Windows Server 2008
7 70 (9.07%) Windows Server 2019
8 61 (7.90%) Windows 7
9 36 (4.66%) Windows 8
10 28 (3.63%) Windows Server 2003
11 23 (2.98%) CentOS
12 19 (2.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 16 (2.07%) Ubuntu
14 15 (1.94%) Unix
15 13 (1.68%) Mac OS X
16 10 (1.30%) Debian
17 9 (1.17%) Android
18 6 (0.78%) Data ONTAP
19 5 (0.65%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 232 (30.05%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 189 (24.48%) ITIL
3 96 (12.44%) Problem-Solving
4 80 (10.36%) DevOps
5 76 (9.84%) Disaster Recovery
6 62 (8.03%) Service Management
7 61 (7.90%) Project Delivery
8 54 (6.99%) Mentoring
9 52 (6.74%) Migration
10 48 (6.22%) Server Management
11 46 (5.96%) High Availability
12 44 (5.70%) Problem Management
13 43 (5.57%) ITSM
14 40 (5.18%) Root Cause Analysis
15 38 (4.92%) ITIL V3
16 36 (4.66%) Computer Science
17 35 (4.53%) Presales
18 33 (4.27%) Configuration Management
19 32 (4.15%) Agile Software Development
19 32 (4.15%) Storage Management
Programming Languages
1 216 (27.98%) PowerShell
2 135 (17.49%) SQL
3 64 (8.29%) Bash Shell
4 61 (7.90%) Python
5 14 (1.81%) Java
5 14 (1.81%) T-SQL
6 11 (1.42%) C++
6 11 (1.42%) Shell Script
7 8 (1.04%) C
7 8 (1.04%) VB.NET
7 8 (1.04%) VBScript
8 6 (0.78%) Ruby
9 5 (0.65%) Perl
10 4 (0.52%) Go
10 4 (0.52%) PHP
11 3 (0.39%) JavaScript
12 2 (0.26%) C#
13 1 (0.13%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 145 (18.78%) Microsoft Certification
2 100 (12.95%) MCSE
3 62 (8.03%) MCSA
4 57 (7.38%) Degree
5 56 (7.25%) Security Cleared
6 42 (5.44%) Cisco Certification
7 40 (5.18%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 37 (4.79%) CCNA
9 32 (4.15%) SC Cleared
10 26 (3.37%) DV Cleared
11 25 (3.24%) ITIL Certification
12 22 (2.85%) MCITP
12 22 (2.85%) MCP
13 17 (2.20%) RHCE
14 10 (1.30%) CCNP
15 7 (0.91%) Computer Science Degree
15 7 (0.91%) DBS Check
16 6 (0.78%) Microsoft Certified Architect
16 6 (0.78%) SSCP
17 4 (0.52%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 68 (8.81%) SLA
2 27 (3.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 14 (1.81%) QA
4 11 (1.42%) PCI DSS
5 9 (1.17%) GDPR
6 6 (0.78%) BS25999
6 6 (0.78%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 4 (0.52%) PMO
8 3 (0.39%) Cyber Essentials
8 3 (0.39%) ISO 9001
9 1 (0.13%) COBIT
System Software
1 475 (61.53%) Active Directory
2 461 (59.72%) VMware Infrastructure
3 62 (8.03%) XenApp
4 47 (6.09%) VMware ESXi
5 44 (5.70%) Virtual Machines
6 42 (5.44%) vSphere
7 39 (5.05%) Docker
8 37 (4.79%) Virtual Servers
9 33 (4.27%) XenDesktop
10 25 (3.24%) KVM
11 24 (3.11%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 16 (2.07%) Xen
13 15 (1.94%) VirtualBox
13 15 (1.94%) VMware Workstation
14 14 (1.81%) Citrix Hypervisor
14 14 (1.81%) VMware Server
15 8 (1.04%) BitLocker
16 7 (0.91%) Btrfs
16 7 (0.91%) Ceph
16 7 (0.91%) DRBD
Systems Management
1 120 (15.54%) SCCM
2 61 (7.90%) Microsoft Intune
3 58 (7.51%) Ansible
4 55 (7.12%) SCVMM
5 49 (6.35%) Puppet
6 40 (5.18%) SCOM
7 38 (4.92%) WSUS
8 34 (4.40%) Opscode Chef
8 34 (4.40%) Terraform
9 33 (4.27%) Backup Exec
10 23 (2.98%) Kubernetes
11 22 (2.85%) Microsoft Clustering
11 22 (2.85%) NetBackup
12 13 (1.68%) EMC NetWorker
13 11 (1.42%) vCenter Server
14 9 (1.17%) Failover Clustering
15 8 (1.04%) Kibana
15 8 (1.04%) logstash
15 8 (1.04%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
16 7 (0.91%) Oracle ZFS
Vendors
1 585 (75.78%) VMware
2 491 (63.60%) Microsoft
3 187 (24.22%) Cisco
4 158 (20.47%) Citrix
5 103 (13.34%) HP
6 93 (12.05%) Veeam
7 60 (7.77%) NetApp
8 47 (6.09%) Dell
9 44 (5.70%) Sophos
10 33 (4.27%) Red Hat
11 29 (3.76%) Meraki
12 27 (3.50%) SonicWALL
12 27 (3.50%) Symantec
13 26 (3.37%) EMC
14 17 (2.20%) Oracle
14 17 (2.20%) Palo Alto
15 15 (1.94%) Apple
15 15 (1.94%) Aruba
15 15 (1.94%) McAfee
16 14 (1.81%) Asigra