Period
to 22 September 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 22 September 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Hyper-V
England > North West
6 months to
22 Sep 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 111 178 174
Rank change year-on-year +67 -4 -51
Permanent jobs citing Hyper-V 364 198 242
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 2.78% 1.66% 1.84%
As % of the System Software category 24.06% 16.49% 17.87%
Number of salaries quoted 314 164 191
North West median annual salary £37,500 £34,500 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.70% +1.47% +4.62%
10th Percentile £23,000 £24,000 £19,250
90th Percentile £57,125 £51,250 £53,750
England median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year - +2.56% -2.50%

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 the North West with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
North West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 1513 1201 1354
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 11.54% 10.07% 10.27%
Number of salaries quoted 1273 1003 1053
North West median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +7.14% +7.69%
10th Percentile £21,000 £21,300 £20,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £57,500 £53,500
England median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -

Hyper-V
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing Hyper-V as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for Hyper-V in the North West

Hyper-V
Salary Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Hyper-V in the North West.

Salary trend for Hyper-V in the North West

Hyper-V
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Hyper-V in the North West over the 6 months to 22 September 2017.

Salary histogram for Hyper-V in the North West

Hyper-V
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Hyper-V within the North West region over the 6 months to 22 September 2017. 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
Manchester +55 215 £37,500 - 19
Cheshire +3 85 £37,500 +7.14% 2
Merseyside +4 28 £42,500 +23.19% 4
Lancashire +9 25 £35,250 +17.50% 1
Cumbria +3 2 £50,750 -3.33%
Hyper-V
England

For the 6 months to 22 September 2017, IT jobs citing Hyper-V also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the North West region with a requirement for Hyper-V.

1 294 (80.77%) VMware
2 261 (71.70%) Windows
3 211 (57.97%) Active Directory
4 167 (45.88%) Microsoft
5 166 (45.60%) VMware Infrastructure
6 147 (40.38%) Windows Server
7 142 (39.01%) Office 365
8 115 (31.59%) Cisco
9 107 (29.40%) Microsoft Certification
10 106 (29.12%) ITIL
11 103 (28.30%) SAN
11 103 (28.30%) Firewall
12 98 (26.92%) WAN
13 95 (26.10%) Citrix
13 95 (26.10%) Microsoft Azure
14 94 (25.82%) MS Exchange
14 94 (25.82%) LAN
15 87 (23.90%) MCSE
16 86 (23.63%) Windows Server 2012
17 71 (19.51%) DNS
17 71 (19.51%) PowerShell
18 63 (17.31%) Exchange Server 2010
19 57 (15.66%) Windows Server 2008
20 54 (14.84%) Amazon AWS
21 53 (14.56%) TCP/IP
21 53 (14.56%) DHCP
21 53 (14.56%) Linux
22 52 (14.29%) QA
23 47 (12.91%) Dell
24 46 (12.64%) Degree

Hyper-V
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 94 (25.82%) MS Exchange
2 63 (17.31%) Exchange Server 2010
3 35 (9.62%) Exchange Server 2013
4 30 (8.24%) SharePoint
5 17 (4.67%) Skype for Business
6 12 (3.30%) BizTalk Server
6 12 (3.30%) IIS
7 10 (2.75%) SharePoint 2013
8 7 (1.92%) Apache Pig
8 7 (1.92%) Apache Spark
8 7 (1.92%) Elasticsearch
9 5 (1.37%) CMS
10 4 (1.10%) Exchange Server 2003
11 3 (0.82%) Apache
11 3 (0.82%) nginx
12 2 (0.55%) Confluence
12 2 (0.55%) Exchange Server 2007
13 1 (0.27%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 30 (8.24%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.55%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (0.27%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (0.82%) Magento
2 1 (0.27%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.27%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 142 (39.01%) Office 365
2 95 (26.10%) Microsoft Azure
3 54 (14.84%) Amazon AWS
4 33 (9.07%) IaaS
5 32 (8.79%) Google Cloud Platform
6 17 (4.67%) Mimecast
7 13 (3.57%) SaaS
8 7 (1.92%) G Suite
9 6 (1.65%) Amazon EC2
9 6 (1.65%) Amazon S3
9 6 (1.65%) Cloud Computing
10 4 (1.10%) AWS CloudFormation
11 2 (0.55%) OneDrive
11 2 (0.55%) PaaS
11 2 (0.55%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 103 (28.30%) Firewall
1 103 (28.30%) SAN
2 98 (26.92%) WAN
3 94 (25.82%) LAN
4 71 (19.51%) DNS
5 53 (14.56%) DHCP
5 53 (14.56%) TCP/IP
6 33 (9.07%) VPN
7 23 (6.32%) VLAN
8 22 (6.04%) Remote Desktop
9 15 (4.12%) Skype
10 12 (3.30%) MPLS
10 12 (3.30%) WLAN
11 10 (2.75%) VoIP
12 9 (2.47%) Internet
13 7 (1.92%) NAS
14 6 (1.65%) Wi-Fi
15 5 (1.37%) Network Security
16 4 (1.10%) Unified Communications
17 3 (0.82%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (10.44%) SQL Server
2 16 (4.40%) MySQL
3 7 (1.92%) Apache Hive
3 7 (1.92%) Big Data
3 7 (1.92%) Hadoop
3 7 (1.92%) MongoDB
3 7 (1.92%) RDBMS
3 7 (1.92%) Relational Database
4 4 (1.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (0.82%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (0.55%) Amazon RDS
6 2 (0.55%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (0.55%) SQL Server 2016
7 1 (0.27%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (0.27%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.27%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (0.27%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.27%) SQL Server 2014
7 1 (0.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 23 (6.32%) Git (software)
2 21 (5.77%) NuGet
3 3 (0.82%) Cucumber
3 3 (0.82%) Jenkins
3 3 (0.82%) Selenium
4 2 (0.55%) JIRA
5 1 (0.27%) Maven
5 1 (0.27%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.27%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 33 (9.07%) Finance
2 14 (3.85%) Manufacturing
3 8 (2.20%) Telecoms
4 5 (1.37%) Military
5 4 (1.10%) Billing
5 4 (1.10%) Retail
6 3 (0.82%) Advertising
6 3 (0.82%) Back Office
6 3 (0.82%) Banking
6 3 (0.82%) Investment Banking
6 3 (0.82%) Legal
6 3 (0.82%) Publishing
7 2 (0.55%) Games
8 1 (0.27%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 72 (19.78%) Support Engineer
2 51 (14.01%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 41 (11.26%) IT Support
4 37 (10.16%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 37 (10.16%) 3rd Line Support
5 32 (8.79%) IT Engineer
6 31 (8.52%) Architect
6 31 (8.52%) Windows Engineer
7 26 (7.14%) VMware Engineer
8 24 (6.59%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 24 (6.59%) Cloud Engineer
8 24 (6.59%) Hyper-V Engineer
8 24 (6.59%) Systems Engineer
9 23 (6.32%) Infrastructure Architect
10 22 (6.04%) IT Support Engineer
11 20 (5.49%) Analyst
12 18 (4.95%) Windows Support Engineer
13 17 (4.67%) Citrix Engineer
13 17 (4.67%) Team Leader
14 16 (4.40%) 1st Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (4.67%) Web Services
2 6 (1.65%) CSS
2 6 (1.65%) HTML
2 6 (1.65%) Middleware
3 5 (1.37%) AngularJS
3 5 (1.37%) Apache Camel
3 5 (1.37%) CSS3
3 5 (1.37%) Hibernate
3 5 (1.37%) HTML5
3 5 (1.37%) Java EE
3 5 (1.37%) jQuery
3 5 (1.37%) Node.js
3 5 (1.37%) Spring
4 4 (1.10%) LAMP
5 3 (0.82%) .NET
6 1 (0.27%) .NET Framework
6 1 (0.27%) FreeSWITCH
6 1 (0.27%) LAPP Stack
6 1 (0.27%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 33 (9.07%) Data Centre
2 30 (8.24%) Driving Licence
3 18 (4.95%) Management Information System
4 11 (3.02%) iPad
5 10 (2.75%) Fat Client
5 10 (2.75%) Thin Client
6 8 (2.20%) Clustering
6 8 (2.20%) Life Science
7 7 (1.92%) PKI
8 6 (1.65%) Replication
9 4 (1.10%) Analytical Skills
9 4 (1.10%) Private Cloud
9 4 (1.10%) Tandem
10 3 (0.82%) Computer Science
11 2 (0.55%) EMC VNX
11 2 (0.55%) iPhone
11 2 (0.55%) Wiki
12 1 (0.27%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 261 (71.70%) Windows
2 147 (40.38%) Windows Server
3 86 (23.63%) Windows Server 2012
4 57 (15.66%) Windows Server 2008
5 53 (14.56%) Linux
6 37 (10.16%) Windows 7
7 34 (9.34%) Windows 10
8 14 (3.85%) Windows 8
9 10 (2.75%) Windows XP
10 6 (1.65%) Windows Server 2003
11 4 (1.10%) CentOS
11 4 (1.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 3 (0.82%) Debian
12 3 (0.82%) Unix
13 2 (0.55%) Android
13 2 (0.55%) Windows Phone
14 1 (0.27%) AIX
14 1 (0.27%) Ubuntu
14 1 (0.27%) VMS
14 1 (0.27%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 106 (29.12%) ITIL
2 46 (12.64%) DevOps
3 40 (10.99%) Disaster Recovery
4 35 (9.62%) Problem Management
5 34 (9.34%) Time Management
6 33 (9.07%) Agile Software Development
6 33 (9.07%) Validation
7 30 (8.24%) Product Management
8 25 (6.87%) Enterprise Architecture
9 24 (6.59%) Capacity Management
9 24 (6.59%) Change Management
9 24 (6.59%) Continuous Integration
9 24 (6.59%) Mentoring
10 23 (6.32%) Network Design
11 21 (5.77%) Continuous Delivery
11 21 (5.77%) Performance Management
11 21 (5.77%) TDD
12 14 (3.85%) Migration
12 14 (3.85%) Project Management
13 13 (3.57%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 71 (19.51%) PowerShell
2 19 (5.22%) SQL
3 18 (4.95%) Python
4 17 (4.67%) Perl
5 11 (3.02%) Java
6 8 (2.20%) C
7 6 (1.65%) C++
7 6 (1.65%) Ruby
7 6 (1.65%) VBScript
8 5 (1.37%) JavaScript
8 5 (1.37%) VB
9 1 (0.27%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.27%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.27%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.27%) VBA
Qualifications
1 107 (29.40%) Microsoft Certification
2 87 (23.90%) MCSE
3 46 (12.64%) Degree
4 41 (11.26%) MCP
4 41 (11.26%) MCSA
5 31 (8.52%) CCNA
5 31 (8.52%) Cisco Certification
6 20 (5.49%) Master's Degree
7 14 (3.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 13 (3.57%) CCNP
9 11 (3.02%) A+ Certification
10 10 (2.75%) Citrix Certification
10 10 (2.75%) Security Cleared
11 9 (2.47%) CCA
11 9 (2.47%) ITIL Certification
12 8 (2.20%) DV Cleared
12 8 (2.20%) Numerate Degree
13 7 (1.92%) DBS Check
14 4 (1.10%) MCITP
15 3 (0.82%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 52 (14.29%) QA
2 31 (8.52%) SLA
3 9 (2.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (0.82%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 211 (57.97%) Active Directory
2 166 (45.60%) VMware Infrastructure
3 43 (11.81%) Virtual Machines
4 32 (8.79%) Terminal Services
5 30 (8.24%) XenApp
6 22 (6.04%) Xen
7 21 (5.77%) VirtualBox
8 18 (4.95%) vSphere
9 15 (4.12%) XenDesktop
10 10 (2.75%) VMware ESXi
11 4 (1.10%) KVM
11 4 (1.10%) Microsoft App-V
12 3 (0.82%) Varnish
13 2 (0.55%) Virtual Servers
13 2 (0.55%) XenServer
14 1 (0.27%) Docker
14 1 (0.27%) Kamailio
14 1 (0.27%) NFS
Systems Management
1 32 (8.79%) Opscode Chef
2 31 (8.52%) Puppet
2 31 (8.52%) SCCM
3 21 (5.77%) Ansible
3 21 (5.77%) SCOM
4 20 (5.49%) WSUS
5 10 (2.75%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 6 (1.65%) Backup Exec
6 6 (1.65%) SCVMM
7 5 (1.37%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 4 (1.10%) Failover Clustering
8 4 (1.10%) SCDPM
9 3 (0.82%) cPanel
9 3 (0.82%) EdgeSight
9 3 (0.82%) Nagios
9 3 (0.82%) Plesk
10 2 (0.55%) Norton AntiVirus
10 2 (0.55%) SCOrch
11 1 (0.27%) SCSM
Vendors
1 294 (80.77%) VMware
2 167 (45.88%) Microsoft
3 115 (31.59%) Cisco
4 95 (26.10%) Citrix
5 47 (12.91%) Dell
6 41 (11.26%) EqualLogic
7 40 (10.99%) Veeam
8 39 (10.71%) Google
9 27 (7.42%) HP
10 20 (5.49%) NetApp
10 20 (5.49%) Symantec
11 15 (4.12%) CommVault
12 9 (2.47%) Zerto
13 7 (1.92%) CheckPoint
13 7 (1.92%) Dell Compellent
13 7 (1.92%) Oracle
13 7 (1.92%) Wyse
14 6 (1.65%) Red Hat
15 4 (1.10%) BroadSoft
15 4 (1.10%) Fortinet