Period
to 5 April 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 5 April 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Hyper-V
UK > England
6 months to
5 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 178 165 184
Rank change year-on-year -13 +19 -1
Permanent jobs citing Hyper-V 2,086 2,946 3,182
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 1.94% 2.13% 1.92%
As % of the System Software category 11.30% 13.03% 14.04%
Number of salaries quoted 1,820 2,580 2,769
Median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.94% +1.25%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £68,750 £68,750 £66,250
UK median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +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 18,456 22,610 22,662
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 17.17% 16.34% 13.66%
Number of salaries quoted 15,089 18,379 18,607
Median annual salary £50,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.00% +5.26% +11.76%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £86,250 £83,750 £78,750
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +11.11% +5.88%

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 5 April 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 5 April 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 -5 647 £50,000 - 52
South East -8 447 £40,000 -5.88% 76
Midlands +1 347 £40,000 -5.88% 43
North of England -21 262 £40,000 +14.29% 88
West Midlands +1 225 £37,000 -17.78% 25
East of England +31 192 £40,000 -3.61% 26
South West -12 186 £37,500 -6.25% 37
North West -6 122 £37,500 +7.14% 41
Yorkshire 0 121 £40,000 +17.65% 30
East Midlands 0 121 £42,500 - 18
North East -13 19 £40,000 +1.27% 17
Hyper-V
UK

For the 6 months to 5 April 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 1,604 (76.89%) Windows
2 1,512 (72.48%) VMware
3 1,379 (66.11%) Microsoft
4 1,235 (59.20%) Active Directory
5 1,138 (54.55%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1,124 (53.88%) Office 365
7 1,092 (52.35%) Windows Server
8 1,074 (51.49%) Azure
9 656 (31.45%) Firewall
10 610 (29.24%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 511 (24.50%) PowerShell
12 487 (23.35%) Cisco
13 469 (22.48%) Citrix
14 462 (22.15%) DNS
15 444 (21.28%) MS Exchange
16 411 (19.70%) AWS
17 401 (19.22%) DHCP
18 396 (18.98%) Windows Server 2012
19 393 (18.84%) SQL
20 373 (17.88%) Windows Server 2016
21 365 (17.50%) SCCM
22 358 (17.16%) Data Centre
23 352 (16.87%) Windows 10
24 347 (16.63%) SQL Server
25 346 (16.59%) ITIL
26 344 (16.49%) SAN
27 311 (14.91%) Microsoft Certification
28 286 (13.71%) Linux
29 277 (13.28%) Windows Server 2008
30 261 (12.51%) WAN

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
1 444 (21.28%) MS Exchange
2 250 (11.98%) SharePoint
3 219 (10.50%) Exchange Server 2013
4 177 (8.49%) Skype for Business
5 176 (8.44%) Exchange Server 2010
6 119 (5.70%) IIS
7 24 (1.15%) Exchange Server 2007
8 15 (0.72%) OpenStack
9 13 (0.62%) Apache
9 13 (0.62%) Elasticsearch
10 11 (0.53%) Confluence
11 8 (0.38%) Anypoint
12 7 (0.34%) JBoss
13 6 (0.29%) BizTalk Server
13 6 (0.29%) SharePoint 2010
14 4 (0.19%) SAS
15 3 (0.14%) IBM Domino
15 3 (0.14%) IBM Notes
15 3 (0.14%) SharePoint 2013
16 2 (0.096%) Tomcat
Applications
1 194 (9.30%) Microsoft Office
2 22 (1.05%) Microsoft Excel
3 20 (0.96%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 16 (0.77%) MS Visio
5 8 (0.38%) Gliffy
5 8 (0.38%) Photoshop
6 7 (0.34%) Microsoft Project
7 1 (0.048%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (0.048%) Chatbot
7 1 (0.048%) Maya
7 1 (0.048%) NUKE
Business Applications
1 14 (0.67%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (0.38%) Remedy ITSM
3 7 (0.34%) Dynamics AX
4 6 (0.29%) Dynamics NAV
5 4 (0.19%) assyst
5 4 (0.19%) Payment Gateway
6 3 (0.14%) Oracle Applications
7 2 (0.096%) Epicor Tropos
7 2 (0.096%) SAP Business One
8 1 (0.048%) FastStats
8 1 (0.048%) Infor CloudSuite
8 1 (0.048%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 1,124 (53.88%) Office 365
2 1,074 (51.49%) Azure
3 411 (19.70%) AWS
4 199 (9.54%) IaaS
5 153 (7.33%) PaaS
6 128 (6.14%) Azure Active Directory
7 121 (5.80%) SaaS
8 56 (2.68%) GCP
9 53 (2.54%) OneDrive
10 46 (2.21%) Mimecast
11 45 (2.16%) Cloud Computing
12 30 (1.44%) Amazon EC2
13 26 (1.25%) AWS CloudFormation
14 25 (1.20%) Serverless
15 23 (1.10%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 22 (1.05%) Power Platform
17 20 (0.96%) Virtual Private Cloud
18 18 (0.86%) Amazon ECS
19 16 (0.77%) Azure ExpressRoute
19 16 (0.77%) Azure Stack
Communications & Networking
1 656 (31.45%) Firewall
2 462 (22.15%) DNS
3 401 (19.22%) DHCP
4 344 (16.49%) SAN
5 261 (12.51%) WAN
6 258 (12.37%) TCP/IP
7 257 (12.32%) LAN
8 241 (11.55%) VPN
9 171 (8.20%) VoIP
10 158 (7.57%) Wireless
11 144 (6.90%) VLAN
12 140 (6.71%) Skype
13 111 (5.32%) NAS
14 102 (4.89%) NetScaler
15 72 (3.45%) Remote Desktop
16 65 (3.12%) iSCSI
17 63 (3.02%) Internet
18 62 (2.97%) Wi-Fi
19 53 (2.54%) BGP
20 51 (2.44%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 347 (16.63%) SQL Server
2 48 (2.30%) Amazon RDS
3 36 (1.73%) SQL Server 2012
4 31 (1.49%) Azure SQL Database
5 30 (1.44%) SQL Server 2016
6 22 (1.05%) MySQL
6 22 (1.05%) Power BI
7 16 (0.77%) SQL Server 2014
8 15 (0.72%) Data Warehouse
8 15 (0.72%) SQL Server 2008
9 14 (0.67%) Data Lake
10 11 (0.53%) NoSQL
10 11 (0.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 10 (0.48%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
11 10 (0.48%) Big Data
12 8 (0.38%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 7 (0.34%) Crystal Reports
13 7 (0.34%) GIS
13 7 (0.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 6 (0.29%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 39 (1.87%) Visual Studio
2 25 (1.20%) JIRA
3 24 (1.15%) Git (software)
4 23 (1.10%) Visual Studio Team System
5 21 (1.01%) Jenkins
6 13 (0.62%) Team Foundation Server
7 12 (0.58%) Selenium
8 7 (0.34%) Bitbucket
8 7 (0.34%) Octopus Deploy
9 6 (0.29%) Chocolatey
10 5 (0.24%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 5 (0.24%) Cucumber
11 4 (0.19%) Subversion
11 4 (0.19%) TestRail
11 4 (0.19%) Zephyr
12 3 (0.14%) TeamCity
13 2 (0.096%) CircleCI
13 2 (0.096%) MSI
14 1 (0.048%) Metasploit
14 1 (0.048%) Vagrant
General
1 201 (9.64%) Finance
2 72 (3.45%) Public Sector
3 62 (2.97%) Telecoms
4 57 (2.73%) Retail
5 36 (1.73%) Games
6 33 (1.58%) Law
7 32 (1.53%) Legal
8 31 (1.49%) Local Government
9 25 (1.20%) Marketing
10 23 (1.10%) Manufacturing
11 18 (0.86%) Back Office
11 18 (0.86%) Electronics
12 17 (0.81%) Advertising
13 10 (0.48%) Banking
14 8 (0.38%) Financial Institution
15 7 (0.34%) Automotive
16 4 (0.19%) Pharmaceutical
17 3 (0.14%) German Language
17 3 (0.14%) Publishing
18 1 (0.048%) Norwegian Language
Job Titles
1 489 (23.44%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 320 (15.34%) Support Engineer
3 264 (12.66%) IT Engineer
4 226 (10.83%) IT Support
5 197 (9.44%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 170 (8.15%) Analyst
7 142 (6.81%) 2nd Line Support
7 142 (6.81%) IT Support Engineer
8 137 (6.57%) Consultant
9 123 (5.90%) 3rd Line Support
10 116 (5.56%) Architect
11 103 (4.94%) Support Analyst
12 100 (4.79%) Cloud Engineer
13 97 (4.65%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
14 89 (4.27%) Systems Engineer
15 87 (4.17%) Administrator
16 83 (3.98%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
17 82 (3.93%) Azure Engineer
17 82 (3.93%) Infrastructure Support
18 80 (3.84%) 2nd Line Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (2.73%) Web Services
2 24 (1.15%) .NET
3 19 (0.91%) JSON
4 12 (0.58%) LDAP
4 12 (0.58%) Node.js
5 10 (0.48%) REST
5 10 (0.48%) SOAP
6 9 (0.43%) Elastic Stack
7 8 (0.38%) Middleware
7 8 (0.38%) OAuth
7 8 (0.38%) SAML
8 7 (0.34%) YAML
9 6 (0.29%) 802.1X
10 4 (0.19%) COM
10 4 (0.19%) HTML
10 4 (0.19%) HTML5
10 4 (0.19%) jQuery
10 4 (0.19%) RESTful
10 4 (0.19%) XML
11 2 (0.096%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 358 (17.16%) Data Centre
2 117 (5.61%) Clustering
3 89 (4.27%) Management Information System
4 83 (3.98%) Public Cloud
5 73 (3.50%) Driving Licence
6 71 (3.40%) Analytical Skills
7 70 (3.36%) Enterprise Storage
8 69 (3.31%) Self-Motivation
9 52 (2.49%) Private Cloud
10 47 (2.25%) Replication
11 44 (2.11%) Hybrid Cloud
12 29 (1.39%) PKI
13 28 (1.34%) Linux Command Line
14 24 (1.15%) CMDB
14 24 (1.15%) NHS
15 23 (1.10%) Fat Client
15 23 (1.10%) Thin Client
16 17 (0.81%) User Experience
17 14 (0.67%) FMCG
17 14 (0.67%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1,604 (76.89%) Windows
2 1,092 (52.35%) Windows Server
3 396 (18.98%) Windows Server 2012
4 373 (17.88%) Windows Server 2016
5 352 (16.87%) Windows 10
6 286 (13.71%) Linux
7 277 (13.28%) Windows Server 2008
8 196 (9.40%) Windows 7
9 127 (6.09%) Windows Server 2019
10 125 (5.99%) Windows 8
11 72 (3.45%) Windows Server 2003
12 50 (2.40%) Unix
13 26 (1.25%) Apple iOS
14 19 (0.91%) Mac OS X
15 16 (0.77%) CentOS
15 16 (0.77%) Ubuntu
16 15 (0.72%) Mac OS
17 14 (0.67%) Android
18 13 (0.62%) VMS
19 11 (0.53%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 610 (29.24%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 346 (16.59%) ITIL
3 221 (10.59%) Problem-Solving
4 189 (9.06%) Migration
5 159 (7.62%) Disaster Recovery
6 152 (7.29%) DevOps
7 137 (6.57%) Mentoring
8 127 (6.09%) Project Management
9 110 (5.27%) Server Management
10 102 (4.89%) Information Security
11 100 (4.79%) Change Management
12 95 (4.55%) Agile Software Development
12 95 (4.55%) Presales
13 89 (4.27%) Decision-Making
14 87 (4.17%) Computer Science
15 77 (3.69%) Cybersecurity
16 69 (3.31%) Configuration Management
16 69 (3.31%) Load Balancing
17 68 (3.26%) Service Delivery
18 61 (2.92%) Project Delivery
Programming Languages
1 511 (24.50%) PowerShell
2 393 (18.84%) SQL
3 86 (4.12%) Python
4 67 (3.21%) Bash Shell
5 54 (2.59%) Shell Script
6 34 (1.63%) VBScript
7 31 (1.49%) JavaScript
8 23 (1.10%) C#
9 22 (1.05%) Java
10 11 (0.53%) Perl
10 11 (0.53%) PHP
11 9 (0.43%) C
11 9 (0.43%) Ruby
12 7 (0.34%) C++
13 5 (0.24%) T-SQL
14 3 (0.14%) VB
15 2 (0.096%) Go
16 1 (0.048%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 311 (14.91%) Microsoft Certification
2 222 (10.64%) MCSE
3 157 (7.53%) Cisco Certification
4 156 (7.48%) MCSA
5 154 (7.38%) Degree
6 113 (5.42%) CCNA
7 80 (3.84%) Security Cleared
8 74 (3.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 67 (3.21%) MCP
10 63 (3.02%) CCNP
10 63 (3.02%) Computer Science Degree
11 47 (2.25%) MCITP
12 44 (2.11%) DV Cleared
13 40 (1.92%) ITIL Certification
14 37 (1.77%) SC Cleared
15 25 (1.20%) Citrix Certification
16 22 (1.05%) CCA
17 15 (0.72%) AWS Certification
17 15 (0.72%) DBS Check
18 9 (0.43%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 146 (7.00%) SLA
2 99 (4.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 34 (1.63%) QA
4 28 (1.34%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 24 (1.15%) GDPR
6 20 (0.96%) BS25999
7 18 (0.86%) Cyber Essentials
8 13 (0.62%) NIST
9 8 (0.38%) ISO 9001
10 6 (0.29%) COBIT
10 6 (0.29%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
11 4 (0.19%) PCI DSS
12 3 (0.14%) ISO 14001
13 2 (0.096%) Actionable Recommendations
13 2 (0.096%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
14 1 (0.048%) PMO
14 1 (0.048%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1,235 (59.20%) Active Directory
2 1,138 (54.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 215 (10.31%) XenApp
4 145 (6.95%) VMware ESXi
5 137 (6.57%) XenDesktop
6 136 (6.52%) Virtual Machines
7 135 (6.47%) vSphere
8 60 (2.88%) Docker
9 58 (2.78%) Virtual Servers
10 48 (2.30%) Microsoft App-V
11 47 (2.25%) VirtualBox
12 31 (1.49%) Firmware
13 28 (1.34%) Citrix Hypervisor
14 26 (1.25%) NFS
15 25 (1.20%) Microsoft Virtual Server
16 23 (1.10%) BitLocker
16 23 (1.10%) Virtual Desktop
17 22 (1.05%) Xen
18 21 (1.01%) VMware Workstation
19 18 (0.86%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 365 (17.50%) SCCM
2 124 (5.94%) Microsoft Intune
2 124 (5.94%) WSUS
3 94 (4.51%) SCOM
4 88 (4.22%) SCVMM
5 80 (3.84%) Backup Exec
5 80 (3.84%) Terraform
6 70 (3.36%) Kubernetes
7 67 (3.21%) Puppet
8 59 (2.83%) Ansible
9 54 (2.59%) Opscode Chef
10 45 (2.16%) Microsoft Clustering
11 31 (1.49%) NetBackup
12 30 (1.44%) vCenter Server
13 28 (1.34%) Norton AntiVirus
14 26 (1.25%) Failover Clustering
15 23 (1.10%) SCOrch
16 22 (1.05%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
17 19 (0.91%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
18 18 (0.86%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 1,512 (72.48%) VMware
2 1,379 (66.11%) Microsoft
3 487 (23.35%) Cisco
4 469 (22.48%) Citrix
5 233 (11.17%) HP
6 209 (10.02%) Veeam
7 155 (7.43%) Dell
8 111 (5.32%) NetApp
9 103 (4.94%) Symantec
10 77 (3.69%) Sophos
11 62 (2.97%) SonicWALL
12 58 (2.78%) Juniper
13 57 (2.73%) EqualLogic
14 55 (2.64%) EMC
15 51 (2.44%) Oracle
16 50 (2.40%) Meraki
17 43 (2.06%) Google
18 42 (2.01%) Palo Alto
18 42 (2.01%) SolarWinds
19 40 (1.92%) WatchGuard