Period
to 18 January 2022

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 18 January 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Hyper-V
UK > England
6 months to
18 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 289 199 182
Rank change year-on-year -90 -17 +12
Permanent jobs citing Hyper-V 1,327 981 2,250
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 1.20% 1.75% 1.94%
As % of the System Software category 6.68% 9.40% 11.27%
Number of salaries quoted 1,116 863 1,975
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,250
25th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £31,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median % change year-on-year - +6.25% -5.88%
75th Percentile £52,500 £55,000 £53,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £67,500 £66,150
UK median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -5.88%

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 19,873 10,438 19,973
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 18.01% 18.65% 17.21%
Number of salaries quoted 13,790 8,924 16,611
10th Percentile £28,000 £29,500 £25,500
25th Percentile £38,000 £38,750 £32,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £56,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +1.82% +10.00% -
75th Percentile £80,000 £73,750 £70,000
90th Percentile £97,500 £87,500 £85,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +10.00% -

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 18 January 2022.

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 18 January 2022. 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
North of England -50 331 £37,500 +5.63% 104
London -146 291 £52,500 - 83
South East -111 214 £40,000 -11.11% 67
Midlands -69 190 £42,500 +13.33% 60
South West -21 171 £35,000 -12.50% 34
North West -44 151 £35,000 -17.65% 69
Yorkshire -20 148 £42,000 +31.25% 30
East of England -39 120 £40,000 - 32
West Midlands -54 114 £42,500 +6.25% 37
East Midlands -47 74 £39,000 +6.85% 23
North East -13 32 £35,000 +6.06% 5
Hyper-V
UK

For the 6 months to 18 January 2022, 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.

1 988 (74.45%) Windows
2 927 (69.86%) VMware
3 911 (68.65%) Microsoft
4 826 (62.25%) Active Directory
5 789 (59.46%) Microsoft 365
6 786 (59.23%) Azure
7 717 (54.03%) VMware Infrastructure
8 698 (52.60%) Windows Server
9 449 (33.84%) Firewall
10 387 (29.16%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 357 (26.90%) Social Skills
12 346 (26.07%) DNS
13 304 (22.91%) DHCP
14 295 (22.23%) Linux
15 287 (21.63%) ITIL
16 276 (20.80%) PowerShell
17 274 (20.65%) Windows Server 2012
18 268 (20.20%) WAN
19 257 (19.37%) Cisco
20 246 (18.54%) Problem-Solving
21 240 (18.09%) SQL
22 238 (17.94%) LAN
23 226 (17.03%) Windows 10
24 220 (16.58%) SharePoint
25 214 (16.13%) Microsoft Certification
26 211 (15.90%) Data Centre
27 209 (15.75%) Citrix
27 209 (15.75%) MS Exchange
27 209 (15.75%) Windows Server 2016
28 203 (15.30%) SAN

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
1 220 (16.58%) SharePoint
2 209 (15.75%) MS Exchange
3 91 (6.86%) IIS
4 57 (4.30%) Exchange Server 2010
5 35 (2.64%) Exchange Server 2013
6 26 (1.96%) OpenStack
7 25 (1.88%) Skype for Business
8 16 (1.21%) Apache
9 9 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2003
10 8 (0.60%) Exchange Server 2007
11 6 (0.45%) CMS
11 6 (0.45%) Drupal
11 6 (0.45%) SAS
11 6 (0.45%) WordPress
12 5 (0.38%) SharePoint 2013
13 4 (0.30%) Confluence
13 4 (0.30%) Elasticsearch
14 2 (0.15%) Tomcat
15 1 (0.075%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 158 (11.91%) Microsoft Office
2 18 (1.36%) MS Visio
3 12 (0.90%) Microsoft Project
4 4 (0.30%) Photoshop
5 3 (0.23%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 2 (0.15%) Microsoft Excel
7 1 (0.075%) 1Password
Business Applications
1 11 (0.83%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (0.75%) Workfront
3 7 (0.53%) NetSuite
4 3 (0.23%) Dynamics NAV
5 2 (0.15%) Magento
5 2 (0.15%) SAP Business One
5 2 (0.15%) Shopify
5 2 (0.15%) Unica
6 1 (0.075%) Dynamics GP
6 1 (0.075%) Sage 200
6 1 (0.075%) Sentinel
6 1 (0.075%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 789 (59.46%) Microsoft 365
2 786 (59.23%) Azure
3 194 (14.62%) AWS
4 142 (10.70%) Azure Active Directory
5 106 (7.99%) SaaS
6 88 (6.63%) IaaS
7 66 (4.97%) PaaS
8 56 (4.22%) OneDrive
9 45 (3.39%) GCP
10 42 (3.17%) Power Platform
11 27 (2.03%) Mimecast
12 25 (1.88%) Amazon EC2
13 23 (1.73%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 23 (1.73%) AWS CloudFormation
13 23 (1.73%) Serverless
14 22 (1.66%) Nutanix
15 18 (1.36%) Google Workspace
16 16 (1.21%) Cloud Computing
17 14 (1.06%) Azure Storage
18 13 (0.98%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 449 (33.84%) Firewall
2 346 (26.07%) DNS
3 304 (22.91%) DHCP
4 268 (20.20%) WAN
5 238 (17.94%) LAN
6 203 (15.30%) SAN
7 190 (14.32%) TCP/IP
8 179 (13.49%) VPN
9 129 (9.72%) VLAN
10 90 (6.78%) VoIP
11 78 (5.88%) Remote Desktop
12 72 (5.43%) Wireless
13 71 (5.35%) Wi-Fi
14 68 (5.12%) NAS
15 64 (4.82%) Network Security
16 45 (3.39%) Skype
17 43 (3.24%) BGP
17 43 (3.24%) MPLS
18 32 (2.41%) iSCSI
19 27 (2.03%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 190 (14.32%) SQL Server
2 52 (3.92%) MySQL
3 50 (3.77%) Amazon RDS
4 34 (2.56%) Power BI
5 19 (1.43%) PostgreSQL
6 18 (1.36%) InfluxDB
6 18 (1.36%) MariaDB
7 14 (1.06%) Azure SQL Database
8 9 (0.68%) SQL Server 2016
8 9 (0.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 9 (0.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 8 (0.60%) SQL Server 2008
10 6 (0.45%) Oracle Database
11 5 (0.38%) SQL Server 2019
12 3 (0.23%) Big Data
12 3 (0.23%) BusinessObjects
12 3 (0.23%) SQL Server 2014
13 2 (0.15%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
13 2 (0.15%) MS Access
13 2 (0.15%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 16 (1.21%) Git (software)
2 13 (0.98%) Maven
3 12 (0.90%) JIRA
4 11 (0.83%) Ant
4 11 (0.83%) Gradle
5 10 (0.75%) Jenkins
6 5 (0.38%) Selenium
6 5 (0.38%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 4 (0.30%) Bitbucket
7 4 (0.30%) Postman
7 4 (0.30%) Visual Studio
8 2 (0.15%) Cucumber
8 2 (0.15%) Cypress.io
8 2 (0.15%) eggPlant
8 2 (0.15%) Katalon Studio
8 2 (0.15%) Octopus Deploy
8 2 (0.15%) Robot Framework
8 2 (0.15%) SoapUI
8 2 (0.15%) TeamCity
8 2 (0.15%) Zephyr
General
1 357 (26.90%) Social Skills
2 134 (10.10%) Finance
3 83 (6.25%) Organisational Skills
4 79 (5.95%) Analytical Skills
5 54 (4.07%) Manufacturing
6 49 (3.69%) Presentation Skills
7 38 (2.86%) Public Sector
8 35 (2.64%) Telecoms
9 30 (2.26%) Back Office
10 21 (1.58%) Retail
11 19 (1.43%) Local Government
12 14 (1.06%) Law
12 14 (1.06%) Legal
13 12 (0.90%) Documentation Skills
14 10 (0.75%) Advertising
15 9 (0.68%) Banking
16 6 (0.45%) Marketing
16 6 (0.45%) Pharmaceutical
17 4 (0.30%) Automotive
17 4 (0.30%) Digital Economy
Job Titles
1 329 (24.79%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 214 (16.13%) Support Engineer
3 204 (15.37%) IT Engineer
4 130 (9.80%) IT Support
5 121 (9.12%) Architect
6 115 (8.67%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 111 (8.36%) Analyst
8 100 (7.54%) 3rd Line Support
9 84 (6.33%) IT Support Engineer
10 76 (5.73%) Systems Engineer
11 74 (5.58%) Solutions Architect
12 63 (4.75%) 2nd Line Engineer
12 63 (4.75%) 2nd Line Support
12 63 (4.75%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
13 62 (4.67%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
14 61 (4.60%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
15 50 (3.77%) Data Architect
16 47 (3.54%) Data Centre Architect
17 44 (3.32%) Administrator
17 44 (3.32%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (2.11%) JSON
2 19 (1.43%) Web Services
3 14 (1.06%) .NET
4 12 (0.90%) LDAP
4 12 (0.90%) Regular Expression
5 10 (0.75%) LAMP
6 9 (0.68%) REST
7 7 (0.53%) SOAP
8 5 (0.38%) HTML
9 4 (0.30%) Spring
9 4 (0.30%) XML
10 3 (0.23%) ARM Templates
11 2 (0.15%) COM
11 2 (0.15%) CSS
11 2 (0.15%) EDI
11 2 (0.15%) Nightwatchjs
11 2 (0.15%) RAML
11 2 (0.15%) XSLT
12 1 (0.075%) 802.1X
12 1 (0.075%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 211 (15.90%) Data Centre
2 80 (6.03%) Driving Licence
3 52 (3.92%) Public Cloud
4 48 (3.62%) Replication
5 46 (3.47%) Management Information System
6 38 (2.86%) User Experience
7 36 (2.71%) Self-Motivation
8 35 (2.64%) Clustering
8 35 (2.64%) PKI
9 29 (2.19%) NHS
10 21 (1.58%) Enterprise Cloud
11 17 (1.28%) Video Conferencing
12 16 (1.21%) Private Cloud
13 15 (1.13%) Cyber Defence
14 14 (1.06%) Cyberthreat
14 14 (1.06%) Enterprise Software
14 14 (1.06%) Enterprise Storage
15 12 (0.90%) Data Protection Act
15 12 (0.90%) Hybrid Cloud
16 10 (0.75%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 988 (74.45%) Windows
2 698 (52.60%) Windows Server
3 295 (22.23%) Linux
4 274 (20.65%) Windows Server 2012
5 226 (17.03%) Windows 10
6 209 (15.75%) Windows Server 2016
7 163 (12.28%) Windows Server 2019
8 144 (10.85%) Windows Server 2008
9 62 (4.67%) Mac OS X
10 60 (4.52%) Windows 7
11 42 (3.17%) Windows 8
12 31 (2.34%) Windows Server 2003
13 29 (2.19%) CentOS
14 27 (2.03%) Unix
15 23 (1.73%) Apple iOS
15 23 (1.73%) Windows XP
16 22 (1.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 20 (1.51%) Ubuntu
18 18 (1.36%) Android
19 12 (0.90%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 387 (29.16%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 287 (21.63%) ITIL
3 246 (18.54%) Problem-Solving
4 140 (10.55%) Cybersecurity
5 137 (10.32%) Disaster Recovery
6 130 (9.80%) Migration
7 119 (8.97%) Project Management
8 107 (8.06%) Service Delivery
9 82 (6.18%) Presales
10 80 (6.03%) Agile Software Development
11 77 (5.80%) DevOps
12 74 (5.58%) Mentoring
12 74 (5.58%) Time Management
13 65 (4.90%) Computer Science
14 64 (4.82%) Change Management
15 61 (4.60%) Incident Management
16 60 (4.52%) Software Licensing
17 59 (4.45%) Server Management
17 59 (4.45%) Service Management
18 56 (4.22%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 276 (20.80%) PowerShell
2 240 (18.09%) SQL
3 61 (4.60%) Python
4 51 (3.84%) Bash
5 23 (1.73%) T-SQL
6 22 (1.66%) PHP
7 20 (1.51%) Java
8 15 (1.13%) C#
9 10 (0.75%) JavaScript
9 10 (0.75%) VB.NET
10 8 (0.60%) C
11 7 (0.53%) Perl
12 6 (0.45%) VBScript
13 4 (0.30%) R
14 2 (0.15%) C++
14 2 (0.15%) Ruby
14 2 (0.15%) Shell Script
15 1 (0.075%) VB
Qualifications
1 214 (16.13%) Microsoft Certification
2 155 (11.68%) MCSE
3 113 (8.52%) Degree
4 103 (7.76%) Security Cleared
5 77 (5.80%) MCP
6 75 (5.65%) SC Cleared
7 73 (5.50%) MCSA
8 56 (4.22%) DV Cleared
9 49 (3.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 47 (3.54%) Cisco Certification
11 43 (3.24%) CCNA
12 35 (2.64%) Computer Science Degree
13 31 (2.34%) MCITP
14 26 (1.96%) DBS Check
14 26 (1.96%) ITIL Certification
15 13 (0.98%) Citrix Certification
16 11 (0.83%) CCNP
17 9 (0.68%) BPSS Clearance
18 7 (0.53%) PRINCE2 Certification
18 7 (0.53%) VCP6
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 115 (8.67%) SLA
2 59 (4.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 19 (1.43%) Cyber Essentials
4 17 (1.28%) GDPR
4 17 (1.28%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 12 (0.90%) NCSC
6 10 (0.75%) ISO 9001
6 10 (0.75%) PCI DSS
7 8 (0.60%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
8 7 (0.53%) NIST
8 7 (0.53%) QA
9 6 (0.45%) COBIT
9 6 (0.45%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 3 (0.23%) SOC 2
11 2 (0.15%) Accessibility
12 1 (0.075%) PMO
System Software
1 826 (62.25%) Active Directory
2 717 (54.03%) VMware Infrastructure
3 94 (7.08%) vSphere
4 89 (6.71%) XenApp
5 73 (5.50%) VMware ESXi
6 62 (4.67%) Virtual Machines
7 47 (3.54%) XenDesktop
8 44 (3.32%) Virtual Servers
9 31 (2.34%) Docker
10 22 (1.66%) KVM
10 22 (1.66%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 21 (1.58%) Citrix Hypervisor
12 20 (1.51%) NFS
13 19 (1.43%) Virtual Desktop
14 18 (1.36%) Terminal Services
15 15 (1.13%) Microsoft App-V
16 13 (0.98%) VirtualBox
17 12 (0.90%) Firmware
18 9 (0.68%) BitLocker
19 8 (0.60%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 190 (14.32%) SCCM
2 112 (8.44%) Terraform
3 96 (7.23%) Microsoft Intune
4 73 (5.50%) WSUS
5 63 (4.75%) SCOM
6 53 (3.99%) Ansible
7 45 (3.39%) SCVMM
8 44 (3.32%) Kubernetes
9 40 (3.01%) Backup Exec
10 33 (2.49%) Opscode Chef
11 31 (2.34%) Active Directory Federation Services
12 30 (2.26%) Grafana
12 30 (2.26%) NetBackup
13 29 (2.19%) Puppet
14 22 (1.66%) Icinga
14 22 (1.66%) Nagios
15 20 (1.51%) FortiGate
16 18 (1.36%) Prometheus
17 15 (1.13%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
18 12 (0.90%) Failover Clustering
Vendors
1 927 (69.86%) VMware
2 911 (68.65%) Microsoft
3 257 (19.37%) Cisco
4 209 (15.75%) Citrix
5 189 (14.24%) Veeam
6 115 (8.67%) HP
7 90 (6.78%) Dell
8 76 (5.73%) Apple
9 56 (4.22%) Google
10 54 (4.07%) Meraki
11 52 (3.92%) ServiceNow
12 51 (3.84%) Sophos
13 49 (3.69%) Adobe
14 45 (3.39%) Red Hat
14 45 (3.39%) SonicWALL
15 44 (3.32%) NetApp
16 39 (2.94%) Avaya
16 39 (2.94%) Juniper
17 36 (2.71%) Fortinet
18 32 (2.41%) Aruba