Period
to 26 July 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 26 July 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Hyper-V
UK > England
6 months to
26 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 254 176 160
Rank change year-on-year -78 -16 +33
Permanent jobs citing Hyper-V 1,367 1,267 3,141
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 1.37% 1.95% 2.34%
As % of the System Software category 7.22% 10.84% 13.53%
Number of salaries quoted 1,199 1,065 2,767
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,750 £26,250
25th Percentile £32,996 £32,500 £31,875
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
Median % change year-on-year -5.56% +12.50% -3.61%
75th Percentile £53,750 £56,250 £53,750
90th Percentile £63,750 £70,000 £67,500
UK median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.56% +12.50% -

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 18,935 11,684 23,208
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 18.98% 17.95% 17.28%
Number of salaries quoted 13,402 9,818 19,340
10th Percentile £29,750 £29,000 £26,000
25th Percentile £40,000 £38,750 £33,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,500 £55,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.55% +10.00% +2.04%
75th Percentile £77,500 £73,750 £70,000
90th Percentile £92,500 £90,000 £85,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%

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 26 July 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 26 July 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 -58 303 £41,500 -2.35% 76
London -169 294 £52,500 - 69
North of England -18 252 £39,000 -2.50% 119
Midlands -56 235 £40,000 -5.88% 61
South West -3 152 £40,000 - 44
West Midlands -76 145 £40,000 - 36
Yorkshire -19 110 £37,500 -3.23% 31
East of England -27 107 £42,500 +6.25% 42
North West -11 106 £42,500 -19.05% 79
East Midlands -2 90 £40,000 -11.11% 25
North East +1 36 £35,000 +18.64% 9
Hyper-V
UK

For the 6 months to 26 July 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 1,039 (76.01%) VMware
2 1,030 (75.35%) Windows
3 969 (70.89%) Microsoft
4 909 (66.50%) Active Directory
5 896 (65.54%) Microsoft 365
6 871 (63.72%) Azure
7 782 (57.21%) VMware Infrastructure
8 691 (50.55%) Windows Server
9 518 (37.89%) Firewall
10 437 (31.97%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 380 (27.80%) DNS
12 334 (24.43%) PowerShell
13 326 (23.85%) Social Skills
14 323 (23.63%) DHCP
15 314 (22.97%) Cisco
16 283 (20.70%) Citrix
17 254 (18.58%) AWS
18 245 (17.92%) Linux
19 243 (17.78%) Windows Server 2012
20 241 (17.63%) ITIL
21 237 (17.34%) SAN
22 235 (17.19%) MS Exchange
23 233 (17.04%) Windows 10
24 232 (16.97%) SharePoint
25 222 (16.24%) SQL
26 212 (15.51%) Microsoft Office
27 207 (15.14%) Windows Server 2019
28 191 (13.97%) VPN
29 190 (13.90%) WAN
30 187 (13.68%) LAN

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
1 235 (17.19%) MS Exchange
2 232 (16.97%) SharePoint
3 65 (4.75%) IIS
4 51 (3.73%) Exchange Server 2013
5 48 (3.51%) Exchange Server 2010
6 21 (1.54%) Exchange Server 2007
6 21 (1.54%) Skype for Business
7 13 (0.95%) Tomcat
8 10 (0.73%) SharePoint 2013
9 7 (0.51%) Confluence
9 7 (0.51%) Exchange Server 2003
9 7 (0.51%) OpenStack
10 6 (0.44%) Apache
10 6 (0.44%) SAS
11 5 (0.37%) WildFly
12 4 (0.29%) SharePoint Server
13 3 (0.22%) BizTalk Server
13 3 (0.22%) Elasticsearch
14 2 (0.15%) WordPress
15 1 (0.073%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 212 (15.51%) Microsoft Office
2 18 (1.32%) Microsoft Project
3 16 (1.17%) Microsoft Excel
4 9 (0.66%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 6 (0.44%) MicroStation
5 6 (0.44%) Revit
6 3 (0.22%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.15%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.073%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 10 (0.73%) Sage 200
2 9 (0.66%) SAP Business One
3 5 (0.37%) Unica
4 4 (0.29%) FastStats
5 3 (0.22%) Dynamics CRM
5 3 (0.22%) Dynamics GP
6 2 (0.15%) Line 50
7 1 (0.073%) Dynamics NAV
7 1 (0.073%) NetSuite
7 1 (0.073%) Relativity
7 1 (0.073%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 896 (65.54%) Microsoft 365
2 871 (63.72%) Azure
3 254 (18.58%) AWS
4 148 (10.83%) Azure Active Directory
5 111 (8.12%) IaaS
6 89 (6.51%) PaaS
7 74 (5.41%) SaaS
8 66 (4.83%) Mimecast
9 62 (4.54%) OneDrive
10 41 (3.00%) GCP
11 27 (1.98%) Power Platform
12 20 (1.46%) Azure Storage
13 17 (1.24%) Serverless
14 14 (1.02%) Azure ExpressRoute
14 14 (1.02%) Cloud Computing
15 13 (0.95%) Virtual Private Cloud
16 12 (0.88%) Google Workspace
17 11 (0.80%) Power Automate
17 11 (0.80%) PowerApps
18 10 (0.73%) Cloudflare
Communications & Networking
1 518 (37.89%) Firewall
2 380 (27.80%) DNS
3 323 (23.63%) DHCP
4 237 (17.34%) SAN
5 191 (13.97%) VPN
6 190 (13.90%) WAN
7 187 (13.68%) LAN
8 165 (12.07%) TCP/IP
9 143 (10.46%) VLAN
10 107 (7.83%) Wireless
11 104 (7.61%) Remote Desktop
12 79 (5.78%) VoIP
13 61 (4.46%) NAS
14 59 (4.32%) Wi-Fi
15 50 (3.66%) Internet
16 49 (3.58%) SSL
17 45 (3.29%) Network Security
18 37 (2.71%) MPLS
19 32 (2.34%) Cisco ASA
19 32 (2.34%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 154 (11.27%) SQL Server
2 29 (2.12%) Amazon RDS
3 22 (1.61%) Power BI
4 15 (1.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 12 (0.88%) Azure SQL Database
6 8 (0.59%) MySQL
6 8 (0.59%) SQL Server 2016
6 8 (0.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 7 (0.51%) Relational Database
8 6 (0.44%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
8 6 (0.44%) Data Lake
8 6 (0.44%) Data Warehouse
8 6 (0.44%) Oracle Database
9 5 (0.37%) SQL Server 2012
9 5 (0.37%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 2 (0.15%) Big Data
10 2 (0.15%) MongoDB
10 2 (0.15%) NoSQL
10 2 (0.15%) SQL Server 2008
10 2 (0.15%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 20 (1.46%) JIRA
2 16 (1.17%) Octopus Deploy
3 7 (0.51%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 7 (0.51%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 6 (0.44%) Android Studio
4 6 (0.44%) WinDbg
4 6 (0.44%) Xcode
5 4 (0.29%) Git (software)
5 4 (0.29%) Selenium
5 4 (0.29%) Visual Studio
6 3 (0.22%) MSI
7 2 (0.15%) Jenkins
7 2 (0.15%) Visual Studio Team System
8 1 (0.073%) CircleCI
8 1 (0.073%) Rational DOORS
8 1 (0.073%) Sonatype Nexus
8 1 (0.073%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 326 (23.85%) Social Skills
2 77 (5.63%) Finance
3 68 (4.97%) Analytical Skills
4 57 (4.17%) Public Sector
5 52 (3.80%) Manufacturing
6 46 (3.37%) Telecoms
7 35 (2.56%) Organisational Skills
8 27 (1.98%) Legal
9 25 (1.83%) Retail
10 22 (1.61%) Documentation Skills
10 22 (1.61%) Presentation Skills
11 21 (1.54%) Law
12 16 (1.17%) Marketing
13 14 (1.02%) Back Office
14 8 (0.59%) Banking
14 8 (0.59%) Digital Economy
14 8 (0.59%) Local Government
14 8 (0.59%) Pharmaceutical
15 6 (0.44%) Financial Institution
16 5 (0.37%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 350 (25.60%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 206 (15.07%) Support Engineer
3 158 (11.56%) IT Engineer
4 154 (11.27%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 136 (9.95%) IT Support
6 119 (8.71%) Consultant
7 110 (8.05%) 3rd Line Support
8 88 (6.44%) Analyst
9 87 (6.36%) Administrator
10 81 (5.93%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
11 80 (5.85%) Systems Administrator
12 73 (5.34%) 2nd Line Support
13 71 (5.19%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
14 65 (4.75%) IT Support Engineer
15 60 (4.39%) IT Manager
16 57 (4.17%) Architect
17 56 (4.10%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
18 54 (3.95%) Support Analyst
19 51 (3.73%) Infrastructure Support
20 49 (3.58%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (1.61%) Web Services
2 18 (1.32%) HTML
3 14 (1.02%) .NET
4 13 (0.95%) Middleware
5 10 (0.73%) CSS
6 8 (0.59%) LDAP
7 7 (0.51%) Java EE
7 7 (0.51%) JSON
7 7 (0.51%) REST
7 7 (0.51%) SOAP
8 6 (0.44%) ASP.NET
8 6 (0.44%) iOS SDK
8 6 (0.44%) Kafka
8 6 (0.44%) RabbitMQ
8 6 (0.44%) SAML
9 5 (0.37%) ActiveMQ
9 5 (0.37%) AngularJS
9 5 (0.37%) DHTMLX
9 5 (0.37%) Hibernate
9 5 (0.37%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 133 (9.73%) Data Centre
2 98 (7.17%) Public Cloud
3 79 (5.78%) Driving Licence
4 58 (4.24%) Clustering
5 44 (3.22%) Hybrid Cloud
6 42 (3.07%) Private Cloud
7 38 (2.78%) Management Information System
8 37 (2.71%) Replication
9 36 (2.63%) Self-Motivation
10 19 (1.39%) HP Storage
11 16 (1.17%) Fat Client
11 16 (1.17%) Thin Client
12 15 (1.10%) Client/Server
12 15 (1.10%) PKI
13 14 (1.02%) Reinsurance
13 14 (1.02%) Video Conferencing
14 13 (0.95%) Greenfield Project
15 11 (0.80%) iPad
15 11 (0.80%) iPhone
15 11 (0.80%) Microsoft Licensing
Operating Systems
1 1,030 (75.35%) Windows
2 691 (50.55%) Windows Server
3 245 (17.92%) Linux
4 243 (17.78%) Windows Server 2012
5 233 (17.04%) Windows 10
6 207 (15.14%) Windows Server 2019
7 166 (12.14%) Windows Server 2016
8 142 (10.39%) Windows Server 2008
9 67 (4.90%) Windows 7
10 42 (3.07%) Windows 8
11 36 (2.63%) Android
12 29 (2.12%) Unix
13 28 (2.05%) Mac OS
14 27 (1.98%) Apple iOS
15 19 (1.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 16 (1.17%) Mac OS X
16 16 (1.17%) Windows XP
17 15 (1.10%) CentOS
18 14 (1.02%) Ubuntu
18 14 (1.02%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 437 (31.97%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 241 (17.63%) ITIL
3 164 (12.00%) Problem-Solving
4 162 (11.85%) Migration
5 122 (8.92%) Disaster Recovery
6 104 (7.61%) Project Management
7 86 (6.29%) Project Delivery
8 85 (6.22%) DevOps
9 70 (5.12%) Service Delivery
10 68 (4.97%) Presales
11 55 (4.02%) Service Management
12 54 (3.95%) Cybersecurity
13 52 (3.80%) Continuous Improvement
13 52 (3.80%) ERP
14 51 (3.73%) Mentoring
15 50 (3.66%) Change Management
16 49 (3.58%) PRINCE2
17 48 (3.51%) High Availability
18 44 (3.22%) CRM
19 39 (2.85%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 334 (24.43%) PowerShell
2 222 (16.24%) SQL
3 44 (3.22%) Python
4 29 (2.12%) Bash Shell
5 24 (1.76%) Java
6 18 (1.32%) JavaScript
7 15 (1.10%) T-SQL
8 11 (0.80%) C#
9 10 (0.73%) C
10 7 (0.51%) VB
11 6 (0.44%) Apple Swift
11 6 (0.44%) C++
11 6 (0.44%) Objective-C
12 5 (0.37%) PHP
12 5 (0.37%) R
12 5 (0.37%) Shell Script
13 3 (0.22%) Perl
13 3 (0.22%) VBScript
14 1 (0.073%) Go
14 1 (0.073%) HiveQL
Qualifications
1 185 (13.53%) Microsoft Certification
2 109 (7.97%) Cisco Certification
3 87 (6.36%) MCSE
4 86 (6.29%) CCNA
5 70 (5.12%) Degree
6 63 (4.61%) Security Cleared
7 58 (4.24%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 57 (4.17%) MCSA
9 47 (3.44%) MCITP
10 46 (3.37%) SC Cleared
11 42 (3.07%) CCNP
12 32 (2.34%) Citrix Certification
13 29 (2.12%) MCP
14 24 (1.76%) VCP6
15 19 (1.39%) ITIL Certification
16 16 (1.17%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
17 13 (0.95%) DV Cleared
18 12 (0.88%) BPSS Clearance
18 12 (0.88%) Computer Science Degree
19 11 (0.80%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 69 (5.05%) SLA
2 35 (2.56%) GDPR
3 31 (2.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 13 (0.95%) QA
5 11 (0.80%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 9 (0.66%) Cyber Essentials
7 6 (0.44%) PMO
8 4 (0.29%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
8 4 (0.29%) ISO 9001
8 4 (0.29%) PCI DSS
9 2 (0.15%) Solvency II
10 1 (0.073%) Accessibility
10 1 (0.073%) NIST
System Software
1 909 (66.50%) Active Directory
2 782 (57.21%) VMware Infrastructure
3 93 (6.80%) XenApp
4 92 (6.73%) vSphere
5 73 (5.34%) XenDesktop
6 57 (4.17%) VMware ESXi
7 46 (3.37%) Docker
8 45 (3.29%) Virtual Machines
9 42 (3.07%) Virtual Desktop
10 23 (1.68%) RHEV
11 22 (1.61%) KVM
12 21 (1.54%) Virtual Servers
13 16 (1.17%) NFS
13 16 (1.17%) Terminal Services
13 16 (1.17%) Xen
14 15 (1.10%) Terminal Server
15 12 (0.88%) VirtualBox
15 12 (0.88%) VMware Server
16 9 (0.66%) Citrix Hypervisor
17 8 (0.59%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 143 (10.46%) SCCM
2 129 (9.44%) Microsoft Intune
3 67 (4.90%) Ansible
4 52 (3.80%) Terraform
5 51 (3.73%) WSUS
6 46 (3.37%) Active Directory Federation Services
7 44 (3.22%) SCOM
8 38 (2.78%) Kubernetes
9 35 (2.56%) Backup Exec
10 23 (1.68%) Failover Clustering
10 23 (1.68%) SCVMM
11 20 (1.46%) Puppet
12 19 (1.39%) FortiGate
13 18 (1.32%) Opscode Chef
14 15 (1.10%) vCenter Server
15 14 (1.02%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
16 11 (0.80%) Salt
16 11 (0.80%) Single Sign-On
17 10 (0.73%) Jamf Pro
17 10 (0.73%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 1,039 (76.01%) VMware
2 969 (70.89%) Microsoft
3 314 (22.97%) Cisco
4 283 (20.70%) Citrix
5 187 (13.68%) Veeam
6 142 (10.39%) HP
7 110 (8.05%) NetApp
8 108 (7.90%) Dell
9 92 (6.73%) Meraki
10 86 (6.29%) Sophos
11 69 (5.05%) SonicWALL
12 54 (3.95%) Aruba
13 47 (3.44%) Google
14 43 (3.15%) Apple
15 39 (2.85%) Juniper
16 34 (2.49%) Oracle
16 34 (2.49%) Red Hat
17 32 (2.34%) EMC
18 26 (1.90%) Palo Alto
19 24 (1.76%) Avaya