Period
to 16 January 2021

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 16 January 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Hyper-V
UK > England
6 months to
16 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 195 182 194
Rank change year-on-year -13 +12 -7
Permanent jobs citing Hyper-V 978 2,260 2,579
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 1.74% 1.94% 1.84%
As % of the System Software category 9.33% 11.25% 11.68%
Number of salaries quoted 1,012 2,086 2,263
Median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £68,750 £70,000
UK median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +6.25% -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 10,481 20,095 22,081
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 18.66% 17.23% 15.72%
Number of salaries quoted 8,878 16,721 18,208
Median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% - +11.11%
10th Percentile £29,500 £25,500 £25,500
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 16 January 2021.

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 16 January 2021. 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
South East +38 230 £46,750 +28.08% 42
North of England +31 203 £36,000 -10.00% 62
London -55 195 £52,500 +5.00% 41
Midlands -9 156 £40,000 - 38
South West +3 128 £38,500 +2.67% 30
West Midlands -5 98 £40,000 +6.67% 23
North West +38 94 £44,500 +18.67% 35
Yorkshire -5 89 £31,000 -22.50% 23
East Midlands -9 59 £35,000 -17.65% 15
East of England -19 58 £40,000 +2.56% 18
North East +31 20 £33,000 +10.00% 4
Hyper-V
UK

For the 6 months to 16 January 2021, 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.

1 762 (77.91%) VMware
2 735 (75.15%) Windows
3 638 (65.24%) Active Directory
4 617 (63.09%) Microsoft
5 586 (59.92%) VMware Infrastructure
6 571 (58.38%) Azure
7 557 (56.95%) Windows Server
8 541 (55.32%) Office 365
9 334 (34.15%) Firewall
10 325 (33.23%) DNS
11 278 (28.43%) Infrastructure Engineering
12 270 (27.61%) PowerShell
13 240 (24.54%) Cisco
14 235 (24.03%) DHCP
15 205 (20.96%) Linux
15 205 (20.96%) ITIL
16 185 (18.92%) Citrix
17 181 (18.51%) SAN
18 178 (18.20%) MS Exchange
19 177 (18.10%) SCCM
20 174 (17.79%) Microsoft Certification
21 170 (17.38%) AWS
22 169 (17.28%) Windows Server 2012
23 167 (17.08%) SQL
24 154 (15.75%) Data Centre
25 153 (15.64%) Veeam
26 152 (15.54%) TCP/IP
27 151 (15.44%) Windows Server 2016
28 147 (15.03%) SQL Server
28 147 (15.03%) 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
1 178 (18.20%) MS Exchange
2 121 (12.37%) SharePoint
3 55 (5.62%) IIS
4 43 (4.40%) Exchange Server 2010
5 42 (4.29%) Skype for Business
6 41 (4.19%) Exchange Server 2013
7 22 (2.25%) Apache
8 17 (1.74%) Exchange Server 2007
9 9 (0.92%) Exchange Server 2003
10 6 (0.61%) BizTalk Server
10 6 (0.61%) SharePoint 2010
11 4 (0.41%) Confluence
12 3 (0.31%) OpenStack
13 2 (0.20%) IBM Notes
13 2 (0.20%) SharePoint 2013
13 2 (0.20%) Tomcat
14 1 (0.10%) SAS
14 1 (0.10%) WordPress
Applications
1 102 (10.43%) Microsoft Office
2 35 (3.58%) Microsoft Project
3 3 (0.31%) Microsoft Excel
4 2 (0.20%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.10%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 11 (1.12%) Workfront
2 2 (0.20%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.10%) BASE24
3 1 (0.10%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.10%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.10%) Relativity
Cloud Services
1 571 (58.38%) Azure
2 541 (55.32%) Office 365
3 170 (17.38%) AWS
4 118 (12.07%) IaaS
5 99 (10.12%) PaaS
6 88 (9.00%) Azure Active Directory
7 69 (7.06%) SaaS
8 45 (4.60%) Mimecast
9 32 (3.27%) Cloud Computing
10 30 (3.07%) GCP
11 22 (2.25%) OneDrive
12 19 (1.94%) Power Platform
13 12 (1.23%) Dynamics 365
14 9 (0.92%) BPaaS
14 9 (0.92%) Serverless
15 7 (0.72%) GitHub
16 6 (0.61%) G Suite
16 6 (0.61%) PowerApps
17 4 (0.41%) Power Automate
18 3 (0.31%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 334 (34.15%) Firewall
2 325 (33.23%) DNS
3 235 (24.03%) DHCP
4 181 (18.51%) SAN
5 152 (15.54%) TCP/IP
6 147 (15.03%) WAN
7 141 (14.42%) VPN
8 121 (12.37%) LAN
9 118 (12.07%) VLAN
10 81 (8.28%) VoIP
11 50 (5.11%) Skype
12 46 (4.70%) NAS
12 46 (4.70%) Remote Desktop
12 46 (4.70%) Wi-Fi
12 46 (4.70%) Wireless
13 36 (3.68%) Network Security
14 28 (2.86%) NetScaler
15 26 (2.66%) Internet
16 24 (2.45%) Unified Communications
17 22 (2.25%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 147 (15.03%) SQL Server
2 37 (3.78%) Amazon RDS
3 20 (2.04%) Relational Database
4 13 (1.33%) Power BI
5 11 (1.12%) SQL Server 2012
6 10 (1.02%) Azure SQL Database
7 8 (0.82%) Data Warehouse
7 8 (0.82%) PostgreSQL
8 7 (0.72%) SQL Server 2008
9 5 (0.51%) Big Data
9 5 (0.51%) CouchDB
9 5 (0.51%) Hadoop
10 4 (0.41%) GIS
10 4 (0.41%) Oracle Database
10 4 (0.41%) QGIS
10 4 (0.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 3 (0.31%) MySQL
11 3 (0.31%) Oracle Database 11g
11 3 (0.31%) RDBMS
11 3 (0.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 27 (2.76%) Octopus Deploy
2 21 (2.15%) Git (software)
3 20 (2.04%) Jenkins
4 13 (1.33%) Maven
5 11 (1.12%) Visual Studio
6 9 (0.92%) JIRA
7 7 (0.72%) Selenium
7 7 (0.72%) Visual Studio Team System
8 6 (0.61%) Subversion
9 5 (0.51%) Ant
9 5 (0.51%) Gradle
10 4 (0.41%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 3 (0.31%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 3 (0.31%) Bitbucket
12 2 (0.20%) Team Foundation Server
12 2 (0.20%) Toad
13 1 (0.10%) PowerBuilder
General
1 63 (6.44%) Finance
2 37 (3.78%) Telecoms
3 36 (3.68%) Public Sector
4 23 (2.35%) Banking
5 11 (1.12%) Advertising
6 9 (0.92%) Law
6 9 (0.92%) Legal
7 8 (0.82%) Military
8 6 (0.61%) Games
8 6 (0.61%) Marketing
9 5 (0.51%) Digital Economy
9 5 (0.51%) Local Government
9 5 (0.51%) Manufacturing
10 4 (0.41%) Electronics
10 4 (0.41%) Retail
11 3 (0.31%) Publishing
12 2 (0.20%) Financial Institution
12 2 (0.20%) Investment Banking
13 1 (0.10%) Environmental Health
13 1 (0.10%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 229 (23.42%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 141 (14.42%) IT Engineer
3 137 (14.01%) Support Engineer
4 98 (10.02%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 76 (7.77%) IT Support
6 62 (6.34%) 3rd Line Support
6 62 (6.34%) Administrator
7 60 (6.13%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
8 57 (5.83%) Systems Administrator
9 56 (5.73%) Network Engineer
10 55 (5.62%) Systems Engineer
11 50 (5.11%) DevOps Engineer
11 50 (5.11%) IT Support Engineer
12 48 (4.91%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
13 46 (4.70%) Server Engineer
14 44 (4.50%) Consultant
15 42 (4.29%) 2nd Line Engineer
15 42 (4.29%) Analyst
16 40 (4.09%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
17 37 (3.78%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (2.97%) Web Services
2 14 (1.43%) .NET
3 9 (0.92%) JSON
4 8 (0.82%) RAML
4 8 (0.82%) REST
4 8 (0.82%) Spring
4 8 (0.82%) Swagger
5 7 (0.72%) pytest
5 7 (0.72%) RESTful
5 7 (0.72%) WebRTC
6 6 (0.61%) YAML
7 4 (0.41%) PostGIS
8 3 (0.31%) Ruby on Rails
8 3 (0.31%) WSH
9 2 (0.20%) ADSI
9 2 (0.20%) COM
9 2 (0.20%) Elastic Stack
9 2 (0.20%) HTML
9 2 (0.20%) LDAP
9 2 (0.20%) POSIX
Miscellaneous
1 154 (15.75%) Data Centre
2 73 (7.46%) Public Cloud
3 63 (6.44%) Clustering
4 53 (5.42%) Private Cloud
5 42 (4.29%) Replication
6 38 (3.89%) Hybrid Cloud
6 38 (3.89%) Self-Motivation
7 31 (3.17%) Analytical Skills
8 28 (2.86%) Management Information System
9 23 (2.35%) Driving Licence
10 17 (1.74%) Fat Client
10 17 (1.74%) Thin Client
11 16 (1.64%) Linux Command Line
12 13 (1.33%) EPoS
13 12 (1.23%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
13 12 (1.23%) Enterprise Software
14 9 (0.92%) LIMS
14 9 (0.92%) Reinsurance
14 9 (0.92%) User Experience
15 8 (0.82%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 735 (75.15%) Windows
2 557 (56.95%) Windows Server
3 205 (20.96%) Linux
4 169 (17.28%) Windows Server 2012
5 151 (15.44%) Windows Server 2016
6 124 (12.68%) Windows 10
7 119 (12.17%) Windows Server 2008
8 99 (10.12%) Windows Server 2019
9 65 (6.65%) Windows 7
10 25 (2.56%) CentOS
10 25 (2.56%) Ubuntu
11 22 (2.25%) Windows 8
12 19 (1.94%) Mac OS X
12 19 (1.94%) Unix
13 15 (1.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 13 (1.33%) Windows Server 2003
15 11 (1.12%) Android
15 11 (1.12%) Debian
15 11 (1.12%) Mac OS
16 6 (0.61%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 278 (28.43%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 205 (20.96%) ITIL
3 109 (11.15%) DevOps
4 106 (10.84%) Problem-Solving
5 92 (9.41%) Disaster Recovery
6 61 (6.24%) High Availability
7 59 (6.03%) Migration
8 55 (5.62%) Project Management
9 51 (5.21%) Presales
9 51 (5.21%) Project Delivery
10 49 (5.01%) Server Management
11 48 (4.91%) Configuration Management
12 47 (4.81%) Mentoring
13 46 (4.70%) ITIL V3
13 46 (4.70%) Service Management
14 39 (3.99%) Customer Requirements
15 36 (3.68%) Root Cause Analysis
16 35 (3.58%) Business Intelligence
16 35 (3.58%) PRINCE2
17 34 (3.48%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 270 (27.61%) PowerShell
2 167 (17.08%) SQL
3 60 (6.13%) Python
4 57 (5.83%) Bash Shell
5 17 (1.74%) Java
6 16 (1.64%) Ruby
7 13 (1.33%) Shell Script
7 13 (1.33%) VB.NET
8 10 (1.02%) T-SQL
9 9 (0.92%) JavaScript
9 9 (0.92%) Perl
10 7 (0.72%) R
10 7 (0.72%) VBScript
11 4 (0.41%) C
11 4 (0.41%) VB
12 3 (0.31%) PHP
12 3 (0.31%) VBA
13 2 (0.20%) C++
13 2 (0.20%) PL/SQL
13 2 (0.20%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 174 (17.79%) Microsoft Certification
2 118 (12.07%) MCSE
3 85 (8.69%) Cisco Certification
4 76 (7.77%) CCNA
5 64 (6.54%) MCSA
6 63 (6.44%) Degree
7 62 (6.34%) Security Cleared
8 50 (5.11%) SC Cleared
9 37 (3.78%) MCITP
10 30 (3.07%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 28 (2.86%) MCP
12 23 (2.35%) CCNP
12 23 (2.35%) ITIL Certification
13 21 (2.15%) BPSS Clearance
14 14 (1.43%) DV Cleared
15 13 (1.33%) DBS Check
16 12 (1.23%) Computer Science Degree
17 11 (1.12%) AWS Certification
18 9 (0.92%) MCTS
18 9 (0.92%) Microsoft Certified Architect
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 79 (8.08%) SLA
2 24 (2.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 12 (1.23%) PMO
4 8 (0.82%) QA
5 6 (0.61%) GDPR
6 5 (0.51%) PCI DSS
7 4 (0.41%) Cyber Essentials
8 3 (0.31%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
9 2 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 2 (0.20%) NIST
10 1 (0.10%) COBIT
10 1 (0.10%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 638 (65.24%) Active Directory
2 586 (59.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 82 (8.38%) XenApp
4 64 (6.54%) VMware ESXi
5 59 (6.03%) Docker
6 57 (5.83%) XenDesktop
7 49 (5.01%) vSphere
8 40 (4.09%) Virtual Servers
9 38 (3.89%) Virtual Machines
10 37 (3.78%) KVM
11 32 (3.27%) Xen
12 27 (2.76%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 18 (1.84%) Citrix Hypervisor
14 14 (1.43%) VMware Workstation
15 10 (1.02%) VMware Server
16 9 (0.92%) NFS
17 8 (0.82%) pfSense
17 8 (0.82%) VirtualBox
18 7 (0.72%) Ceph
18 7 (0.72%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 177 (18.10%) SCCM
2 96 (9.82%) Microsoft Intune
3 77 (7.87%) Ansible
4 58 (5.93%) SCOM
5 49 (5.01%) WSUS
6 46 (4.70%) SCVMM
7 42 (4.29%) Terraform
8 34 (3.48%) Backup Exec
9 33 (3.37%) Puppet
10 27 (2.76%) Opscode Chef
11 21 (2.15%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
12 19 (1.94%) NetBackup
13 18 (1.84%) Failover Clustering
14 16 (1.64%) Kubernetes
15 13 (1.33%) Microsoft Clustering
16 12 (1.23%) Nagios
16 12 (1.23%) vCenter Server
16 12 (1.23%) WMI
17 7 (0.72%) EMC NetWorker
17 7 (0.72%) Oracle ZFS
Vendors
1 762 (77.91%) VMware
2 617 (63.09%) Microsoft
3 240 (24.54%) Cisco
4 185 (18.92%) Citrix
5 153 (15.64%) Veeam
6 110 (11.25%) HP
7 72 (7.36%) Dell
8 71 (7.26%) Sophos
9 67 (6.85%) NetApp
10 49 (5.01%) SonicWALL
11 41 (4.19%) Red Hat
12 40 (4.09%) EMC
13 31 (3.17%) Symantec
14 28 (2.86%) Apple
15 27 (2.76%) SolarWinds
16 26 (2.66%) Meraki
17 25 (2.56%) ServiceNow
18 21 (2.15%) Aruba
18 21 (2.15%) Avaya
18 21 (2.15%) Google