Period
to 18 October 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 18 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Hyper-V
UK > England
6 months to
18 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 261 198 166
Rank change year-on-year -63 -32 +37
Permanent jobs citing Hyper-V 1,454 759 2,707
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 1.32% 1.72% 2.13%
As % of the System Software category 7.20% 9.21% 12.24%
Number of salaries quoted 1,250 668 2,408
10th Percentile £25,000 £26,750 £26,250
25th Percentile £31,250 £35,000 £31,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £40,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median % change year-on-year -11.11% +12.50% -3.61%
75th Percentile £52,500 £55,000 £52,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £66,500
UK median annual salary £40,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -11.11% +12.50% -3.61%

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 20,194 8,238 22,112
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 18.34% 18.71% 17.43%
Number of salaries quoted 13,864 7,114 18,555
10th Percentile £28,250 £30,750 £25,500
25th Percentile £38,750 £40,000 £32,663
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £56,757 £55,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +3.19% +10.00% -
75th Percentile £77,500 £73,750 £70,000
90th Percentile £95,000 £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 October 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 18 October 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
North of England -2 336 £37,500 -2.60% 125
London -185 297 £55,000 +10.00% 68
South East -86 271 £40,000 -11.11% 77
Midlands -17 244 £40,000 -5.88% 70
Yorkshire -5 154 £39,500 +12.86% 34
South West -24 150 £33,500 -16.25% 39
East of England -28 147 £37,500 -11.76% 49
North West -38 147 £36,500 -18.89% 74
West Midlands -58 145 £41,500 -2.35% 35
East Midlands -8 97 £37,500 +2.74% 35
North East -9 35 £33,625 +17.98% 17
Hyper-V
UK

For the 6 months to 18 October 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 1,101 (75.72%) Windows
2 1,019 (70.08%) VMware
3 1,015 (69.81%) Microsoft
4 950 (65.34%) Active Directory
5 946 (65.06%) Microsoft 365
6 895 (61.55%) Azure
7 757 (52.06%) Windows Server
8 736 (50.62%) VMware Infrastructure
9 523 (35.97%) Firewall
10 427 (29.37%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 406 (27.92%) DNS
12 386 (26.55%) Social Skills
13 351 (24.14%) DHCP
14 317 (21.80%) Cisco
15 307 (21.11%) PowerShell
16 299 (20.56%) ITIL
17 281 (19.33%) Windows Server 2012
18 271 (18.64%) WAN
19 266 (18.29%) SharePoint
20 259 (17.81%) LAN
21 254 (17.47%) Linux
22 250 (17.19%) SQL
23 248 (17.06%) Citrix
24 243 (16.71%) MS Exchange
25 242 (16.64%) Microsoft Office
26 239 (16.44%) Windows 10
27 236 (16.23%) SAN
28 234 (16.09%) AWS
29 227 (15.61%) VPN
30 217 (14.92%) Microsoft Certification

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
1 266 (18.29%) SharePoint
2 243 (16.71%) MS Exchange
3 101 (6.95%) IIS
4 50 (3.44%) Exchange Server 2010
5 31 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2013
6 26 (1.79%) Skype for Business
7 18 (1.24%) OpenStack
8 15 (1.03%) Exchange Server 2007
9 14 (0.96%) Tomcat
10 12 (0.83%) Apache
11 11 (0.76%) SAS
12 10 (0.69%) SharePoint 2013
13 8 (0.55%) Exchange Server 2003
14 7 (0.48%) WordPress
15 6 (0.41%) CMS
15 6 (0.41%) Drupal
16 5 (0.34%) Confluence
16 5 (0.34%) WildFly
17 3 (0.21%) Elasticsearch
18 1 (0.069%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 242 (16.64%) Microsoft Office
2 13 (0.89%) Microsoft Excel
3 10 (0.69%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 6 (0.41%) MicroStation
4 6 (0.41%) Photoshop
4 6 (0.41%) Revit
5 5 (0.34%) Microsoft Project
5 5 (0.34%) MS Visio
6 3 (0.21%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.069%) 1Password
Business Applications
1 10 (0.69%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (0.48%) Sage 200
3 6 (0.41%) Unica
4 5 (0.34%) SAP Business One
5 4 (0.28%) FastStats
6 3 (0.21%) Workfront
7 2 (0.14%) Dynamics GP
7 2 (0.14%) Dynamics NAV
8 1 (0.069%) NetSuite
8 1 (0.069%) Sentinel
8 1 (0.069%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 946 (65.06%) Microsoft 365
2 895 (61.55%) Azure
3 234 (16.09%) AWS
4 151 (10.39%) Azure Active Directory
5 108 (7.43%) IaaS
6 79 (5.43%) SaaS
7 76 (5.23%) PaaS
8 66 (4.54%) Mimecast
9 56 (3.85%) Power Platform
10 53 (3.65%) GCP
11 52 (3.58%) OneDrive
12 26 (1.79%) Azure Storage
13 23 (1.58%) Serverless
14 21 (1.44%) Amazon EC2
15 20 (1.38%) Cloud Computing
16 19 (1.31%) PowerApps
17 18 (1.24%) AWS CloudFormation
17 18 (1.24%) Google Workspace
18 16 (1.10%) Amazon CloudWatch
19 14 (0.96%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 523 (35.97%) Firewall
2 406 (27.92%) DNS
3 351 (24.14%) DHCP
4 271 (18.64%) WAN
5 259 (17.81%) LAN
6 236 (16.23%) SAN
7 227 (15.61%) VPN
8 182 (12.52%) VLAN
9 175 (12.04%) TCP/IP
10 106 (7.29%) Wireless
11 97 (6.67%) VoIP
12 90 (6.19%) Wi-Fi
13 89 (6.12%) Remote Desktop
14 71 (4.88%) NAS
15 61 (4.20%) Network Security
16 50 (3.44%) MPLS
17 49 (3.37%) Internet
18 37 (2.54%) Skype
19 34 (2.34%) SSL
20 28 (1.93%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 188 (12.93%) SQL Server
2 43 (2.96%) Power BI
3 40 (2.75%) Amazon RDS
4 19 (1.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 18 (1.24%) Azure SQL Database
6 16 (1.10%) MySQL
7 11 (0.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 9 (0.62%) SQL Server 2016
9 7 (0.48%) Relational Database
10 6 (0.41%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
10 6 (0.41%) Data Lake
10 6 (0.41%) Data Warehouse
11 5 (0.34%) SQL Server 2012
11 5 (0.34%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 4 (0.28%) Big Data
12 4 (0.28%) Oracle Database
12 4 (0.28%) SQL Server 2008
12 4 (0.28%) SQL Server 2019
13 3 (0.21%) RDBMS
14 2 (0.14%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 21 (1.44%) JIRA
2 11 (0.76%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 6 (0.41%) Android Studio
3 6 (0.41%) Git (software)
3 6 (0.41%) Maven
3 6 (0.41%) WinDbg
3 6 (0.41%) Xcode
4 5 (0.34%) Ant
4 5 (0.34%) Gradle
4 5 (0.34%) Visual Studio
5 4 (0.28%) Jenkins
6 3 (0.21%) MSI
6 3 (0.21%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 2 (0.14%) Octopus Deploy
7 2 (0.14%) Selenium
8 1 (0.069%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (0.069%) Rational DOORS
8 1 (0.069%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (0.069%) TeamCity
8 1 (0.069%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 386 (26.55%) Social Skills
2 92 (6.33%) Finance
3 80 (5.50%) Analytical Skills
4 66 (4.54%) Manufacturing
5 46 (3.16%) Public Sector
5 46 (3.16%) Telecoms
6 42 (2.89%) Organisational Skills
7 32 (2.20%) Back Office
8 31 (2.13%) Presentation Skills
9 24 (1.65%) Documentation Skills
10 23 (1.58%) Retail
11 18 (1.24%) Law
12 17 (1.17%) Legal
13 13 (0.89%) Pharmaceutical
14 12 (0.83%) Marketing
15 10 (0.69%) Advertising
16 8 (0.55%) Local Government
17 6 (0.41%) Banking
18 5 (0.34%) Digital Economy
19 4 (0.28%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 349 (24.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 223 (15.34%) Support Engineer
3 196 (13.48%) IT Engineer
4 170 (11.69%) IT Support
5 147 (10.11%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 127 (8.73%) 3rd Line Support
7 99 (6.81%) Analyst
8 89 (6.12%) Consultant
9 87 (5.98%) Architect
10 85 (5.85%) IT Support Engineer
11 83 (5.71%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
12 79 (5.43%) 2nd Line Support
13 75 (5.16%) Administrator
14 66 (4.54%) Systems Administrator
15 59 (4.06%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
16 58 (3.99%) Support Analyst
17 55 (3.78%) Systems Engineer
18 54 (3.71%) IT Manager
19 53 (3.65%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
20 50 (3.44%) 2nd Line Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (1.58%) JSON
2 20 (1.38%) Web Services
3 19 (1.31%) .NET
3 19 (1.31%) HTML
4 17 (1.17%) LDAP
5 14 (0.96%) REST
6 13 (0.89%) Regular Expression
6 13 (0.89%) SOAP
7 10 (0.69%) CSS
8 8 (0.55%) Middleware
9 7 (0.48%) LAMP
10 6 (0.41%) AngularJS
10 6 (0.41%) ARM Templates
10 6 (0.41%) ASP.NET
10 6 (0.41%) iOS SDK
10 6 (0.41%) Kafka
10 6 (0.41%) SAML
11 5 (0.34%) DHTMLX
11 5 (0.34%) JSP
11 5 (0.34%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 166 (11.42%) Data Centre
2 113 (7.77%) Driving Licence
3 77 (5.30%) Public Cloud
4 50 (3.44%) Clustering
5 49 (3.37%) Management Information System
6 37 (2.54%) Hybrid Cloud
6 37 (2.54%) Private Cloud
6 37 (2.54%) Self-Motivation
7 33 (2.27%) Replication
8 21 (1.44%) Video Conferencing
9 20 (1.38%) User Experience
10 18 (1.24%) Fat Client
10 18 (1.24%) HP Storage
10 18 (1.24%) PKI
10 18 (1.24%) Thin Client
11 16 (1.10%) Cyber Defence
11 16 (1.10%) Data Protection Act
12 13 (0.89%) Cloud Native
12 13 (0.89%) Cyberthreat
13 12 (0.83%) Enterprise Cloud
Operating Systems
1 1,101 (75.72%) Windows
2 757 (52.06%) Windows Server
3 281 (19.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 254 (17.47%) Linux
5 239 (16.44%) Windows 10
6 203 (13.96%) Windows Server 2019
7 193 (13.27%) Windows Server 2016
8 162 (11.14%) Windows Server 2008
9 73 (5.02%) Windows 7
10 52 (3.58%) Windows 8
11 43 (2.96%) Mac OS X
12 33 (2.27%) Unix
13 32 (2.20%) Android
14 27 (1.86%) Mac OS
14 27 (1.86%) Windows XP
15 24 (1.65%) Apple iOS
16 23 (1.58%) Windows Server 2003
17 22 (1.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 16 (1.10%) VMS
19 14 (0.96%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 427 (29.37%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 299 (20.56%) ITIL
3 199 (13.69%) Problem-Solving
4 159 (10.94%) Migration
5 157 (10.80%) Disaster Recovery
6 121 (8.32%) Project Management
7 118 (8.12%) Service Delivery
8 105 (7.22%) Cybersecurity
9 73 (5.02%) Project Delivery
10 72 (4.95%) Presales
11 70 (4.81%) Mentoring
12 69 (4.75%) Change Management
13 65 (4.47%) Service Management
14 60 (4.13%) DevOps
15 54 (3.71%) CRM
16 52 (3.58%) Continuous Improvement
17 51 (3.51%) IT Strategy
18 50 (3.44%) ERP
18 50 (3.44%) High Availability
19 48 (3.30%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 307 (21.11%) PowerShell
2 250 (17.19%) SQL
3 60 (4.13%) Python
4 34 (2.34%) Bash Shell
5 26 (1.79%) Java
6 22 (1.51%) T-SQL
7 21 (1.44%) JavaScript
8 20 (1.38%) PHP
9 16 (1.10%) C#
10 13 (0.89%) C
11 6 (0.41%) Apple Swift
11 6 (0.41%) C++
11 6 (0.41%) Objective-C
11 6 (0.41%) R
11 6 (0.41%) VBScript
12 5 (0.34%) Perl
12 5 (0.34%) Shell Script
12 5 (0.34%) VB.NET
13 3 (0.21%) VB
14 1 (0.069%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 217 (14.92%) Microsoft Certification
2 123 (8.46%) MCSE
3 108 (7.43%) Degree
4 86 (5.91%) Cisco Certification
5 83 (5.71%) MCSA
6 73 (5.02%) Security Cleared
7 69 (4.75%) CCNA
8 61 (4.20%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 58 (3.99%) MCP
10 48 (3.30%) SC Cleared
11 39 (2.68%) MCITP
12 30 (2.06%) CCNP
13 27 (1.86%) ITIL Certification
14 26 (1.79%) Computer Science Degree
15 25 (1.72%) DBS Check
16 23 (1.58%) Citrix Certification
17 20 (1.38%) DV Cleared
18 17 (1.17%) VCP6
19 15 (1.03%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
20 13 (0.89%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 104 (7.15%) SLA
2 45 (3.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 21 (1.44%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 20 (1.38%) GDPR
5 12 (0.83%) Cyber Essentials
6 11 (0.76%) QA
7 8 (0.55%) ISO 9001
8 7 (0.48%) NCSC
9 6 (0.41%) COBIT
10 5 (0.34%) NIST
11 4 (0.28%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
11 4 (0.28%) PCI DSS
12 3 (0.21%) PMO
12 3 (0.21%) SOC 2
13 2 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 20000
13 2 (0.14%) Solvency II
14 1 (0.069%) Accessibility
System Software
1 950 (65.34%) Active Directory
2 736 (50.62%) VMware Infrastructure
3 97 (6.67%) XenApp
4 83 (5.71%) vSphere
5 71 (4.88%) XenDesktop
6 66 (4.54%) VMware ESXi
7 59 (4.06%) Virtual Machines
8 35 (2.41%) Virtual Servers
9 30 (2.06%) Docker
10 26 (1.79%) KVM
11 22 (1.51%) NFS
12 19 (1.31%) Virtual Desktop
13 14 (0.96%) Terminal Server
14 13 (0.89%) Citrix Hypervisor
14 13 (0.89%) RHEV
14 13 (0.89%) VirtualBox
15 12 (0.83%) Terminal Services
15 12 (0.83%) VMware Server
16 11 (0.76%) Microsoft App-V
17 9 (0.62%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 165 (11.35%) SCCM
2 124 (8.53%) Microsoft Intune
3 77 (5.30%) WSUS
4 67 (4.61%) Terraform
5 52 (3.58%) Ansible
6 51 (3.51%) SCOM
7 48 (3.30%) Active Directory Federation Services
8 35 (2.41%) Kubernetes
9 34 (2.34%) Backup Exec
10 31 (2.13%) SCVMM
11 27 (1.86%) Opscode Chef
12 25 (1.72%) Puppet
13 22 (1.51%) Failover Clustering
14 18 (1.24%) FortiGate
15 16 (1.10%) NetBackup
16 14 (0.96%) vCenter Server
17 13 (0.89%) Nagios
17 13 (0.89%) Single Sign-On
18 12 (0.83%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
19 11 (0.76%) Jamf Pro
Vendors
1 1,019 (70.08%) VMware
2 1,015 (69.81%) Microsoft
3 317 (21.80%) Cisco
4 248 (17.06%) Citrix
5 204 (14.03%) Veeam
6 130 (8.94%) HP
7 100 (6.88%) Dell
8 87 (5.98%) NetApp
9 83 (5.71%) Meraki
10 75 (5.16%) Sophos
11 71 (4.88%) SonicWALL
12 67 (4.61%) Apple
13 62 (4.26%) Aruba
14 61 (4.20%) Google
15 30 (2.06%) Adobe
16 28 (1.93%) Palo Alto
16 28 (1.93%) WatchGuard
17 26 (1.79%) Ivanti
17 26 (1.79%) ServiceNow
17 26 (1.79%) Veritas