Period
to 21 April 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 21 April 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Hyper-V
UK > England
6 months to
21 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 212 177 164
Rank change year-on-year -35 -13 +21
Permanent jobs citing Hyper-V 1,208 1,937 2,963
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 1.61% 1.93% 2.15%
As % of the System Software category 8.46% 11.17% 13.09%
Number of salaries quoted 1,079 1,640 2,524
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £26,250
25th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £32,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
75th Percentile £55,625 £53,750 £57,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £67,500 £69,625
UK median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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 14,273 17,340 22,636
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 19.05% 17.32% 16.46%
Number of salaries quoted 11,730 14,378 18,567
10th Percentile £30,000 £26,250 £26,000
25th Percentile £40,000 £36,250 £33,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%
75th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £68,750
90th Percentile £91,250 £87,500 £85,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +8.70%

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 21 April 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 21 April 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 -11 255 £45,000 +12.50% 56
London -99 247 £55,000 +10.00% 41
North of England +21 227 £37,500 -6.25% 88
Midlands -27 217 £40,000 - 47
South West -7 161 £42,500 +13.33% 25
West Midlands -21 142 £40,000 +6.67% 27
Yorkshire 0 102 £32,500 -18.75% 22
North West +24 88 £42,500 +6.25% 54
East of England -23 79 £50,000 +25.00% 24
East Midlands -7 76 £40,000 -5.88% 20
North East +32 37 £36,250 +20.83% 12
Hyper-V
UK

For the 6 months to 21 April 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.

1 969 (80.22%) VMware
2 911 (75.41%) Windows
3 788 (65.23%) Microsoft
4 784 (64.90%) VMware Infrastructure
5 778 (64.40%) Active Directory
6 741 (61.34%) Azure
7 719 (59.52%) Microsoft 365
8 640 (52.98%) Windows Server
9 448 (37.09%) Firewall
10 391 (32.37%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 352 (29.14%) DNS
12 346 (28.64%) PowerShell
13 279 (23.10%) Cisco
14 273 (22.60%) DHCP
15 269 (22.27%) Linux
16 259 (21.44%) Citrix
17 246 (20.36%) AWS
18 222 (18.38%) SAN
19 219 (18.13%) MS Exchange
20 210 (17.38%) SCCM
21 205 (16.97%) ITIL
22 198 (16.39%) Windows Server 2012
23 190 (15.73%) SQL
24 185 (15.31%) Veeam
25 182 (15.07%) Windows 10
26 177 (14.65%) Microsoft Certification
27 172 (14.24%) SharePoint
28 170 (14.07%) TCP/IP
29 169 (13.99%) Windows Server 2016
30 158 (13.08%) Data Centre

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
1 219 (18.13%) MS Exchange
2 172 (14.24%) SharePoint
3 70 (5.79%) Exchange Server 2013
4 53 (4.39%) Exchange Server 2010
4 53 (4.39%) IIS
5 22 (1.82%) Apache
5 22 (1.82%) Exchange Server 2007
6 19 (1.57%) Skype for Business
7 10 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2003
8 9 (0.75%) BizTalk Server
9 7 (0.58%) SharePoint 2013
10 6 (0.50%) Confluence
11 4 (0.33%) SharePoint Server
12 3 (0.25%) OpenStack
12 3 (0.25%) SharePoint 2010
12 3 (0.25%) Tomcat
13 2 (0.17%) WildFly
14 1 (0.083%) Elasticsearch
14 1 (0.083%) WordPress
Applications
1 131 (10.84%) Microsoft Office
2 49 (4.06%) Microsoft Project
3 8 (0.66%) Microsoft Excel
4 3 (0.25%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.17%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 9 (0.75%) Workfront
2 5 (0.41%) Sage 200
2 5 (0.41%) SAP Business One
3 2 (0.17%) Line 50
3 2 (0.17%) NetSuite
3 2 (0.17%) Relativity
4 1 (0.083%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.083%) Dynamics GP
4 1 (0.083%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.083%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.083%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 741 (61.34%) Azure
2 719 (59.52%) Microsoft 365
3 246 (20.36%) AWS
4 128 (10.60%) Azure Active Directory
5 111 (9.19%) IaaS
6 104 (8.61%) PaaS
7 93 (7.70%) SaaS
8 48 (3.97%) Mimecast
9 45 (3.73%) OneDrive
10 38 (3.15%) GCP
11 19 (1.57%) Cloud Computing
12 18 (1.49%) Dynamics 365
13 15 (1.24%) Power Platform
13 15 (1.24%) Serverless
14 10 (0.83%) GitHub
15 9 (0.75%) Google Workspace
16 8 (0.66%) Azure ExpressRoute
17 6 (0.50%) Azure Storage
17 6 (0.50%) Virtual Private Cloud
18 3 (0.25%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 448 (37.09%) Firewall
2 352 (29.14%) DNS
3 273 (22.60%) DHCP
4 222 (18.38%) SAN
5 170 (14.07%) TCP/IP
6 151 (12.50%) VPN
7 128 (10.60%) WAN
8 117 (9.69%) VLAN
9 107 (8.86%) LAN
10 80 (6.62%) VoIP
11 78 (6.46%) Remote Desktop
12 74 (6.13%) Wireless
13 62 (5.13%) NAS
14 58 (4.80%) Wi-Fi
15 44 (3.64%) Cisco ASA
16 42 (3.48%) Skype
17 35 (2.90%) Network Security
18 33 (2.73%) SSL
19 26 (2.15%) iSCSI
20 25 (2.07%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 154 (12.75%) SQL Server
2 32 (2.65%) Amazon RDS
3 12 (0.99%) Power BI
3 12 (0.99%) Relational Database
4 11 (0.91%) Azure SQL Database
5 7 (0.58%) Data Warehouse
5 7 (0.58%) PostgreSQL
5 7 (0.58%) SQL Server 2008
5 7 (0.58%) SQL Server 2012
6 6 (0.50%) CouchDB
6 6 (0.50%) Oracle Database
6 6 (0.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 5 (0.41%) MySQL
7 5 (0.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 4 (0.33%) SQL Server 2014
9 2 (0.17%) Oracle Database 10g
9 2 (0.17%) SQL Server 2016
9 2 (0.17%) UniData
10 1 (0.083%) Ingres
10 1 (0.083%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 39 (3.23%) Octopus Deploy
2 22 (1.82%) Jenkins
3 13 (1.08%) JIRA
3 13 (1.08%) Maven
4 11 (0.91%) Git (software)
5 6 (0.50%) Selenium
5 6 (0.50%) Visual Studio
6 5 (0.41%) Ant
6 5 (0.41%) Gradle
7 4 (0.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 3 (0.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 2 (0.17%) Bitbucket
9 2 (0.17%) MSI
9 2 (0.17%) Subversion
9 2 (0.17%) Team Foundation Server
9 2 (0.17%) Toad
9 2 (0.17%) Visual Studio Team System
10 1 (0.083%) GitLab
10 1 (0.083%) Rational DOORS
10 1 (0.083%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 91 (7.53%) Finance
2 49 (4.06%) Public Sector
3 35 (2.90%) Telecoms
4 27 (2.24%) Legal
5 18 (1.49%) Manufacturing
6 17 (1.41%) Banking
7 16 (1.32%) Law
7 16 (1.32%) Retail
8 14 (1.16%) Digital Economy
9 13 (1.08%) Marketing
10 11 (0.91%) Local Government
11 8 (0.66%) Games
12 7 (0.58%) Advertising
13 6 (0.50%) Financial Institution
14 5 (0.41%) Electronics
14 5 (0.41%) Mandarin Language
15 4 (0.33%) Back Office
16 2 (0.17%) Military
17 1 (0.083%) Environmental Health
17 1 (0.083%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 313 (25.91%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 166 (13.74%) Support Engineer
3 161 (13.33%) IT Engineer
4 126 (10.43%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 84 (6.95%) Consultant
5 84 (6.95%) IT Support
6 83 (6.87%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 74 (6.13%) Administrator
8 72 (5.96%) Analyst
9 71 (5.88%) Systems Administrator
10 70 (5.79%) 3rd Line Support
11 62 (5.13%) DevOps Engineer
11 62 (5.13%) IT Support Engineer
12 54 (4.47%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
13 50 (4.14%) IT Manager
14 46 (3.81%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
15 45 (3.73%) 2nd Line Support
16 44 (3.64%) Network Engineer
17 43 (3.56%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
17 43 (3.56%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (2.57%) Web Services
2 11 (0.91%) REST
3 10 (0.83%) Azure Blueprints
4 9 (0.75%) YAML
5 8 (0.66%) RAML
5 8 (0.66%) RESTful
5 8 (0.66%) Spring
5 8 (0.66%) Swagger
6 7 (0.58%) .NET
6 7 (0.58%) Middleware
7 6 (0.50%) pytest
7 6 (0.50%) WebRTC
8 4 (0.33%) HTML
8 4 (0.33%) Java EE
8 4 (0.33%) POSIX
9 3 (0.25%) JSON
9 3 (0.25%) RabbitMQ
9 3 (0.25%) Ruby on Rails
9 3 (0.25%) SOAP
10 2 (0.17%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 158 (13.08%) Data Centre
2 84 (6.95%) Public Cloud
3 71 (5.88%) Clustering
4 53 (4.39%) Analytical Skills
5 46 (3.81%) Replication
5 46 (3.81%) Self-Motivation
6 41 (3.39%) Private Cloud
7 37 (3.06%) Management Information System
8 25 (2.07%) Hybrid Cloud
9 22 (1.82%) Driving Licence
10 18 (1.49%) Greenfield Project
11 17 (1.41%) Linux Command Line
12 16 (1.32%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
13 15 (1.24%) Enterprise Storage
14 14 (1.16%) Fat Client
14 14 (1.16%) Thin Client
15 10 (0.83%) EPoS
16 9 (0.75%) Client/Server
16 9 (0.75%) EMC VNX
16 9 (0.75%) LIMS
Operating Systems
1 911 (75.41%) Windows
2 640 (52.98%) Windows Server
3 269 (22.27%) Linux
4 198 (16.39%) Windows Server 2012
5 182 (15.07%) Windows 10
6 169 (13.99%) Windows Server 2016
7 151 (12.50%) Windows Server 2019
8 120 (9.93%) Windows Server 2008
9 67 (5.55%) Windows 7
10 35 (2.90%) Ubuntu
11 32 (2.65%) CentOS
12 22 (1.82%) Android
12 22 (1.82%) Mac OS
13 20 (1.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 18 (1.49%) Unix
15 16 (1.32%) Windows 8
16 13 (1.08%) Debian
16 13 (1.08%) Mac OS X
16 13 (1.08%) Oracle Linux
17 12 (0.99%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 391 (32.37%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 205 (16.97%) ITIL
3 144 (11.92%) Problem-Solving
4 130 (10.76%) DevOps
5 125 (10.35%) Migration
6 111 (9.19%) Disaster Recovery
7 93 (7.70%) Project Management
8 68 (5.63%) Project Delivery
9 64 (5.30%) High Availability
9 64 (5.30%) Presales
10 49 (4.06%) Change Management
10 49 (4.06%) Server Management
10 49 (4.06%) Service Management
11 45 (3.73%) Continuous Improvement
12 43 (3.56%) Mentoring
12 43 (3.56%) PRINCE2
12 43 (3.56%) Project Planning
13 40 (3.31%) Configuration Management
14 39 (3.23%) ITIL V3
15 37 (3.06%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 346 (28.64%) PowerShell
2 190 (15.73%) SQL
3 55 (4.55%) Bash Shell
3 55 (4.55%) Python
4 19 (1.57%) Ruby
5 16 (1.32%) Java
6 13 (1.08%) Perl
7 12 (0.99%) JavaScript
7 12 (0.99%) VB
8 10 (0.83%) Shell Script
9 7 (0.58%) R
10 6 (0.50%) VB.NET
11 4 (0.33%) T-SQL
12 3 (0.25%) PHP
12 3 (0.25%) VBA
13 2 (0.17%) C
13 2 (0.17%) PL/SQL
13 2 (0.17%) Tcl
13 2 (0.17%) VBScript
14 1 (0.083%) Go
Qualifications
1 177 (14.65%) Microsoft Certification
2 108 (8.94%) MCSE
3 105 (8.69%) Cisco Certification
4 89 (7.37%) CCNA
5 70 (5.79%) Security Cleared
6 68 (5.63%) MCSA
7 58 (4.80%) Degree
8 56 (4.64%) SC Cleared
9 48 (3.97%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 40 (3.31%) MCITP
11 38 (3.15%) CCNP
12 34 (2.81%) MCP
13 27 (2.24%) BPSS Clearance
14 22 (1.82%) Citrix Certification
15 18 (1.49%) ITIL Certification
16 15 (1.24%) DV Cleared
17 12 (0.99%) VCP6
18 10 (0.83%) Computer Science Degree
19 9 (0.75%) AWS Certification
19 9 (0.75%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 72 (5.96%) SLA
2 30 (2.48%) GDPR
3 26 (2.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 12 (0.99%) QA
5 11 (0.91%) PMO
6 7 (0.58%) Cyber Essentials
7 6 (0.50%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
8 2 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 2 (0.17%) NIST
8 2 (0.17%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 784 (64.90%) VMware Infrastructure
2 778 (64.40%) Active Directory
3 97 (8.03%) XenApp
4 87 (7.20%) vSphere
5 76 (6.29%) VMware ESXi
6 73 (6.04%) Docker
7 70 (5.79%) XenDesktop
8 43 (3.56%) Xen
9 39 (3.23%) Virtual Machines
10 37 (3.06%) Virtual Servers
11 33 (2.73%) Virtual Desktop
12 31 (2.57%) KVM
13 25 (2.07%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 21 (1.74%) NFS
15 16 (1.32%) Citrix Hypervisor
15 16 (1.32%) Terminal Services
16 13 (1.08%) BitLocker
17 12 (0.99%) RHEV
18 11 (0.91%) pfSense
18 11 (0.91%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 210 (17.38%) SCCM
2 126 (10.43%) Microsoft Intune
3 108 (8.94%) Ansible
4 65 (5.38%) SCOM
5 62 (5.13%) Terraform
6 48 (3.97%) SCVMM
6 48 (3.97%) WSUS
7 35 (2.90%) Puppet
8 34 (2.81%) Opscode Chef
9 31 (2.57%) Backup Exec
9 31 (2.57%) Failover Clustering
10 27 (2.24%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
11 26 (2.15%) Kubernetes
12 18 (1.49%) Microsoft Clustering
12 18 (1.49%) Salt
13 17 (1.41%) Nagios
14 12 (0.99%) FortiGate
15 11 (0.91%) NetBackup
16 9 (0.75%) BladeLogic
16 9 (0.75%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 969 (80.22%) VMware
2 788 (65.23%) Microsoft
3 279 (23.10%) Cisco
4 259 (21.44%) Citrix
5 185 (15.31%) Veeam
6 111 (9.19%) HP
7 91 (7.53%) Dell
8 83 (6.87%) Sophos
9 62 (5.13%) NetApp
10 57 (4.72%) Red Hat
10 57 (4.72%) SonicWALL
11 51 (4.22%) Meraki
12 47 (3.89%) EMC
13 40 (3.31%) Apple
14 35 (2.90%) Avaya
15 34 (2.81%) Google
15 34 (2.81%) Juniper
16 33 (2.73%) Oracle
17 30 (2.48%) SolarWinds
18 28 (2.32%) Symantec