Period
to 6 August 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 6 August 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Hyper-V
UK > England
6 months to
6 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 171 157 193
Rank change year-on-year -14 +36 +1
Permanent jobs citing Hyper-V 1,187 3,056 2,943
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 1.96% 2.31% 1.84%
As % of the System Software category 10.80% 13.29% 12.48%
Number of salaries quoted 1,027 2,844 2,551
Median annual salary £45,000 £42,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% -1.18% +6.25%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £71,750 £69,450 £66,250
UK median annual salary £45,000 £41,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +9.76% -3.53% +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 10,993 23,002 23,584
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 18.18% 17.40% 14.74%
Number of salaries quoted 9,107 18,942 19,145
Median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% - +11.11%
10th Percentile £29,000 £25,750 £25,000
90th Percentile £88,750 £85,000 £81,250
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +7.95%

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 6 August 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 6 August 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 +7 366 £52,500 +5.00% 23
South East +7 270 £45,000 +12.50% 47
Midlands -17 193 £42,500 +6.25% 20
North of England +5 177 £40,000 +9.59% 52
West Midlands +23 157 £42,500 - 10
East of England +12 102 £40,000 +6.67% 11
Yorkshire +33 81 £38,500 +13.24% 12
North West -7 78 £52,500 +31.25% 36
South West -47 78 £40,000 - 21
East Midlands -46 35 £45,000 +20.00% 10
North East +23 18 £29,500 -25.32% 4
Hyper-V
UK

For the 6 months to 6 August 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.

1 963 (81.13%) Windows
2 872 (73.46%) VMware
3 768 (64.70%) Microsoft
4 719 (60.57%) Active Directory
5 716 (60.32%) Windows Server
6 700 (58.97%) VMware Infrastructure
7 656 (55.27%) Azure
8 607 (51.14%) Office 365
9 376 (31.68%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 351 (29.57%) Firewall
11 312 (26.28%) PowerShell
12 301 (25.36%) DNS
13 292 (24.60%) Cisco
14 268 (22.58%) DHCP
15 251 (21.15%) Citrix
16 246 (20.72%) Windows Server 2016
17 238 (20.05%) Windows Server 2012
18 232 (19.55%) ITIL
19 228 (19.21%) SQL
20 226 (19.04%) Linux
20 226 (19.04%) AWS
21 221 (18.62%) MS Exchange
22 217 (18.28%) SCCM
23 209 (17.61%) Data Centre
24 197 (16.60%) SQL Server
25 186 (15.67%) Microsoft Certification
26 182 (15.33%) Windows 10
27 181 (15.25%) VPN
28 174 (14.66%) TCP/IP
29 165 (13.90%) Windows Server 2008

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
1 221 (18.62%) MS Exchange
2 149 (12.55%) SharePoint
3 111 (9.35%) Exchange Server 2013
4 87 (7.33%) IIS
5 86 (7.25%) Exchange Server 2010
6 84 (7.08%) Skype for Business
7 22 (1.85%) Elasticsearch
8 21 (1.77%) Apache
9 15 (1.26%) Tomcat
10 9 (0.76%) SharePoint 2010
11 7 (0.59%) OpenStack
12 5 (0.42%) Exchange Server 2007
13 4 (0.34%) SharePoint Server
14 3 (0.25%) WebSphere
15 2 (0.17%) Confluence
15 2 (0.17%) JBoss
16 1 (0.084%) BizTalk Server
16 1 (0.084%) Exchange Server 2003
16 1 (0.084%) nginx
16 1 (0.084%) WordPress
Applications
1 112 (9.44%) Microsoft Office
2 12 (1.01%) Microsoft Project
3 10 (0.84%) MS Visio
4 8 (0.67%) Microsoft Excel
4 8 (0.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 5 (0.42%) Gliffy
6 1 (0.084%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 6 (0.51%) Dynamics NAV
2 5 (0.42%) Sentinel
3 4 (0.34%) FastStats
3 4 (0.34%) Unica
4 3 (0.25%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (0.25%) Oracle Applications
4 3 (0.25%) Remedy ITSM
5 2 (0.17%) assyst
5 2 (0.17%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.084%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 656 (55.27%) Azure
2 607 (51.14%) Office 365
3 226 (19.04%) AWS
4 155 (13.06%) IaaS
5 132 (11.12%) PaaS
6 95 (8.00%) Azure Active Directory
7 73 (6.15%) SaaS
8 46 (3.88%) GCP
9 34 (2.86%) Mimecast
10 22 (1.85%) OneDrive
11 20 (1.68%) Power Platform
12 13 (1.10%) Amazon EC2
12 13 (1.10%) AWS CloudFormation
12 13 (1.10%) Azure Stack
13 11 (0.93%) Azure Data Factory
14 10 (0.84%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 10 (0.84%) Cloud Computing
14 10 (0.84%) Serverless
15 8 (0.67%) Slack
16 7 (0.59%) BPaaS
Communications & Networking
1 351 (29.57%) Firewall
2 301 (25.36%) DNS
3 268 (22.58%) DHCP
4 181 (15.25%) VPN
5 174 (14.66%) TCP/IP
6 154 (12.97%) SAN
7 145 (12.22%) WAN
8 140 (11.79%) LAN
9 85 (7.16%) Wireless
10 81 (6.82%) Skype
11 79 (6.66%) VLAN
12 77 (6.49%) VoIP
13 54 (4.55%) NetScaler
14 52 (4.38%) Remote Desktop
15 49 (4.13%) Wi-Fi
16 47 (3.96%) Network Security
17 43 (3.62%) Internet
18 36 (3.03%) NAS
19 34 (2.86%) MPLS
20 32 (2.70%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 197 (16.60%) SQL Server
2 32 (2.70%) Amazon RDS
3 27 (2.27%) MySQL
4 22 (1.85%) SQL Server 2016
5 20 (1.68%) SQL Server 2012
6 19 (1.60%) Power BI
7 17 (1.43%) Azure SQL Database
8 15 (1.26%) Big Data
9 12 (1.01%) SQL Server 2014
10 11 (0.93%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
10 11 (0.93%) Data Warehouse
11 10 (0.84%) Hadoop
12 9 (0.76%) MongoDB
13 8 (0.67%) Data Lake
13 8 (0.67%) MariaDB
14 7 (0.59%) Relational Database
15 6 (0.51%) CouchDB
15 6 (0.51%) GIS
15 6 (0.51%) NoSQL
16 5 (0.42%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 22 (1.85%) Git (software)
1 22 (1.85%) Jenkins
2 15 (1.26%) JIRA
3 12 (1.01%) TeamCity
3 12 (1.01%) Visual Studio
3 12 (1.01%) Visual Studio Team System
4 10 (0.84%) Team Foundation Server
5 9 (0.76%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 9 (0.76%) GitLab
5 9 (0.76%) Travis CI
6 6 (0.51%) Selenium
7 4 (0.34%) Octopus Deploy
7 4 (0.34%) Subversion
8 3 (0.25%) Bitbucket
8 3 (0.25%) Cucumber
9 1 (0.084%) PowerBuilder
9 1 (0.084%) TestRail
9 1 (0.084%) Vagrant
9 1 (0.084%) Zephyr
General
1 132 (11.12%) Finance
2 51 (4.30%) Telecoms
3 36 (3.03%) Public Sector
4 25 (2.11%) Local Government
5 20 (1.68%) Marketing
6 19 (1.60%) Retail
7 15 (1.26%) Law
8 13 (1.10%) Games
9 10 (0.84%) Advertising
9 10 (0.84%) Back Office
10 9 (0.76%) Manufacturing
11 7 (0.59%) Legal
11 7 (0.59%) Military
12 6 (0.51%) Billing
12 6 (0.51%) Electronics
13 5 (0.42%) Banking
14 3 (0.25%) Financial Institution
14 3 (0.25%) Pharmaceutical
15 2 (0.17%) Automotive
16 1 (0.084%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 295 (24.85%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 149 (12.55%) IT Engineer
3 145 (12.22%) Support Engineer
4 99 (8.34%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 93 (7.83%) IT Support
6 92 (7.75%) Consultant
7 79 (6.66%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
8 77 (6.49%) Analyst
9 67 (5.64%) Systems Engineer
10 65 (5.48%) Network Engineer
11 60 (5.05%) IT Support Engineer
12 58 (4.89%) Server Engineer
13 55 (4.63%) 3rd Line Support
14 53 (4.47%) 2nd Line Engineer
15 52 (4.38%) Administrator
15 52 (4.38%) Infrastructure Support
16 50 (4.21%) Architect
16 50 (4.21%) Cloud Engineer
17 47 (3.96%) 2nd Line Support
18 46 (3.88%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (2.86%) Web Services
2 18 (1.52%) LDAP
3 10 (0.84%) Elastic Stack
4 9 (0.76%) Jinja
4 9 (0.76%) JSON
5 8 (0.67%) .NET
5 8 (0.67%) REST
6 6 (0.51%) ASP.NET
6 6 (0.51%) COM
6 6 (0.51%) WebRTC
7 5 (0.42%) ASP.NET MVC 5
7 5 (0.42%) HTML
7 5 (0.42%) jQuery
7 5 (0.42%) OAuth
7 5 (0.42%) SOAP
8 4 (0.34%) HTML5
8 4 (0.34%) Node.js
8 4 (0.34%) WinForms
8 4 (0.34%) WPF
9 3 (0.25%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 209 (17.61%) Data Centre
2 85 (7.16%) Clustering
3 73 (6.15%) Public Cloud
4 65 (5.48%) Management Information System
5 53 (4.47%) Enterprise Storage
6 47 (3.96%) Analytical Skills
7 43 (3.62%) Private Cloud
8 39 (3.29%) Self-Motivation
9 35 (2.95%) Driving Licence
10 30 (2.53%) Replication
11 28 (2.36%) Hybrid Cloud
12 22 (1.85%) PKI
13 18 (1.52%) NHS
13 18 (1.52%) User Experience
14 14 (1.18%) Enterprise Software
14 14 (1.18%) Linux Command Line
15 11 (0.93%) Video Conferencing
16 10 (0.84%) CMDB
16 10 (0.84%) Fat Client
16 10 (0.84%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 963 (81.13%) Windows
2 716 (60.32%) Windows Server
3 246 (20.72%) Windows Server 2016
4 238 (20.05%) Windows Server 2012
5 226 (19.04%) Linux
6 182 (15.33%) Windows 10
7 165 (13.90%) Windows Server 2008
8 101 (8.51%) Windows 7
9 90 (7.58%) Windows Server 2019
10 61 (5.14%) Windows Server 2003
11 52 (4.38%) Windows 8
12 34 (2.86%) Unix
13 20 (1.68%) Apple iOS
14 19 (1.60%) CentOS
15 16 (1.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 12 (1.01%) Ubuntu
17 10 (0.84%) Debian
18 9 (0.76%) Android
19 7 (0.59%) Solaris
20 6 (0.51%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 376 (31.68%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 232 (19.55%) ITIL
3 156 (13.14%) Problem-Solving
4 133 (11.20%) Disaster Recovery
5 117 (9.86%) Migration
6 113 (9.52%) Server Management
7 98 (8.26%) DevOps
8 82 (6.91%) Problem Management
9 77 (6.49%) Service Management
10 74 (6.23%) Change Management
10 74 (6.23%) Information Security
11 72 (6.07%) Project Management
12 71 (5.98%) Mentoring
13 67 (5.64%) Project Delivery
14 60 (5.05%) Computer Science
14 60 (5.05%) Decision-Making
15 53 (4.47%) ITSM
16 50 (4.21%) Incident Management
17 49 (4.13%) Agile Software Development
18 48 (4.04%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 312 (26.28%) PowerShell
2 228 (19.21%) SQL
3 94 (7.92%) Python
4 75 (6.32%) Bash Shell
5 24 (2.02%) Shell Script
6 20 (1.68%) Java
7 16 (1.35%) T-SQL
8 15 (1.26%) JavaScript
9 13 (1.10%) C++
9 13 (1.10%) Ruby
9 13 (1.10%) VBScript
10 9 (0.76%) Perl
11 6 (0.51%) C#
11 6 (0.51%) PHP
12 5 (0.42%) C
13 4 (0.34%) Go
14 2 (0.17%) VB.NET
15 1 (0.084%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 186 (15.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 134 (11.29%) MCSE
3 102 (8.59%) Degree
4 88 (7.41%) Security Cleared
5 81 (6.82%) Cisco Certification
6 79 (6.66%) MCSA
7 53 (4.47%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 49 (4.13%) DV Cleared
9 47 (3.96%) CCNA
10 43 (3.62%) SC Cleared
11 39 (3.29%) MCP
12 37 (3.12%) ITIL Certification
13 34 (2.86%) CCNP
14 32 (2.70%) Computer Science Degree
15 28 (2.36%) MCITP
16 18 (1.52%) RHCE
17 12 (1.01%) AWS Certification
18 11 (0.93%) MCT
19 9 (0.76%) BPSS Clearance
20 8 (0.67%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 98 (8.26%) SLA
2 63 (5.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 27 (2.27%) QA
4 24 (2.02%) GDPR
4 24 (2.02%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 22 (1.85%) BS25999
6 9 (0.76%) PCI DSS
7 6 (0.51%) Cyber Essentials
8 5 (0.42%) NIST
9 3 (0.25%) ISO 9001
10 1 (0.084%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
10 1 (0.084%) ISO 14001
10 1 (0.084%) PMO
System Software
1 719 (60.57%) Active Directory
2 700 (58.97%) VMware Infrastructure
3 96 (8.09%) XenApp
4 91 (7.67%) VMware ESXi
5 83 (6.99%) vSphere
6 70 (5.90%) Virtual Machines
7 65 (5.48%) XenDesktop
8 51 (4.30%) Virtual Servers
9 49 (4.13%) Docker
10 30 (2.53%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 29 (2.44%) VMware Workstation
12 24 (2.02%) BitLocker
12 24 (2.02%) VirtualBox
13 22 (1.85%) NFS
13 22 (1.85%) Xen
14 18 (1.52%) KVM
15 16 (1.35%) VMware Server
16 14 (1.18%) Microsoft App-V
17 12 (1.01%) Citrix Hypervisor
17 12 (1.01%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 217 (18.28%) SCCM
2 96 (8.09%) SCVMM
3 89 (7.50%) Microsoft Intune
4 75 (6.32%) Ansible
5 73 (6.15%) SCOM
6 71 (5.98%) WSUS
7 68 (5.73%) Puppet
7 68 (5.73%) Terraform
8 59 (4.97%) Backup Exec
9 51 (4.30%) Opscode Chef
10 46 (3.88%) Microsoft Clustering
11 40 (3.37%) Kubernetes
12 31 (2.61%) NetBackup
13 25 (2.11%) vCenter Server
14 23 (1.94%) EMC NetWorker
15 20 (1.68%) Failover Clustering
16 18 (1.52%) Single Sign-On
17 14 (1.18%) Kibana
18 13 (1.10%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
18 13 (1.10%) Nagios
Vendors
1 872 (73.46%) VMware
2 768 (64.70%) Microsoft
3 292 (24.60%) Cisco
4 251 (21.15%) Citrix
5 158 (13.31%) HP
6 111 (9.35%) Veeam
7 96 (8.09%) Dell
8 65 (5.48%) NetApp
9 60 (5.05%) Symantec
10 58 (4.89%) Sophos
11 41 (3.45%) Juniper
12 39 (3.29%) EMC
13 34 (2.86%) Palo Alto
14 31 (2.61%) SonicWALL
15 28 (2.36%) Meraki
15 28 (2.36%) Red Hat
16 26 (2.19%) EqualLogic
16 26 (2.19%) Oracle
17 20 (1.68%) McAfee
17 20 (1.68%) SolarWinds