Period
to 17 January 2020

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 17 January 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Hyper-V
England > North West
6 months to
17 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 163 170 108
Rank change year-on-year +7 -62 +18
Permanent jobs citing Hyper-V 150 204 380
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.70% 1.92% 3.01%
As % of the System Software category 10.54% 11.25% 25.45%
Number of salaries quoted 127 160 310
North West median annual salary £37,500 £34,500 £33,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.70% +2.22% -3.57%
10th Percentile £25,750 £19,500 £21,225
90th Percentile £57,500 £48,750 £66,250
England median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25% +2.56%

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 1,423 1,813 1,493
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 16.08% 17.08% 11.81%
Number of salaries quoted 1,165 1,522 1,219
North West median annual salary £42,500 £44,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.41% +17.33% -
10th Percentile £23,000 £21,250 £21,000
90th Percentile £66,250 £66,250 £60,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +11.11% +5.88%

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 17 January 2020.

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 17 January 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
Manchester +16 76 £37,500 +7.14% 36
Cheshire +9 33 £37,500 +15.38% 13
Merseyside +7 22 £55,000 +46.67% 8
Lancashire -10 16 £40,000 +77.78% 2
Cumbria - 3 £26,500 -
Hyper-V
England

For the 6 months to 17 January 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 North West region with a requirement for Hyper-V.

1 126 (84.00%) Windows
2 111 (74.00%) Microsoft
3 107 (71.33%) VMware
4 105 (70.00%) Active Directory
5 73 (48.67%) Office 365
6 66 (44.00%) Windows Server
6 66 (44.00%) Azure
7 65 (43.33%) VMware Infrastructure
8 60 (40.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 56 (37.33%) DNS
10 45 (30.00%) Firewall
10 45 (30.00%) MS Exchange
11 41 (27.33%) DHCP
12 38 (25.33%) Cisco
12 38 (25.33%) Citrix
12 38 (25.33%) Windows 10
13 33 (22.00%) AWS
14 32 (21.33%) Windows Server 2008
14 32 (21.33%) SQL Server
15 27 (18.00%) PowerShell
15 27 (18.00%) Windows Server 2012
16 26 (17.33%) WAN
17 25 (16.67%) LAN
17 25 (16.67%) SAN
17 25 (16.67%) XenApp
18 24 (16.00%) Windows 7
18 24 (16.00%) SCCM
18 24 (16.00%) TCP/IP
18 24 (16.00%) SQL
19 22 (14.67%) Linux

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 45 (30.00%) MS Exchange
2 21 (14.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 14 (9.33%) SharePoint
4 8 (5.33%) Exchange Server 2013
5 6 (4.00%) IIS
6 5 (3.33%) SAS
7 4 (2.67%) Exchange Server 2007
7 4 (2.67%) SharePoint 2013
8 3 (2.00%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.67%) Apache
9 1 (0.67%) Skype for Business
9 1 (0.67%) Tomcat
Applications
1 16 (10.67%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.33%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 73 (48.67%) Office 365
2 66 (44.00%) Azure
3 33 (22.00%) AWS
4 12 (8.00%) Azure Active Directory
4 12 (8.00%) IaaS
5 11 (7.33%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 11 (7.33%) Amazon EC2
5 11 (7.33%) Amazon ECS
5 11 (7.33%) AWS CloudFormation
5 11 (7.33%) AWS Lambda
5 11 (7.33%) Serverless
5 11 (7.33%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 4 (2.67%) Mimecast
7 3 (2.00%) Amazon EKS
7 3 (2.00%) Amazon ELB
7 3 (2.00%) Amazon S3
7 3 (2.00%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 3 (2.00%) AWS OpsWorks
7 3 (2.00%) Route 53
8 2 (1.33%) GCP
Communications & Networking
1 56 (37.33%) DNS
2 45 (30.00%) Firewall
3 41 (27.33%) DHCP
4 26 (17.33%) WAN
5 25 (16.67%) LAN
5 25 (16.67%) SAN
6 24 (16.00%) TCP/IP
7 12 (8.00%) NetScaler
7 12 (8.00%) Wireless
8 11 (7.33%) VPN
9 10 (6.67%) Wi-Fi
10 7 (4.67%) VLAN
11 6 (4.00%) Remote Desktop
11 6 (4.00%) VoIP
12 5 (3.33%) iSCSI
12 5 (3.33%) Network Security
13 4 (2.67%) SSL
14 3 (2.00%) VSAN
15 2 (1.33%) Cisco ASA
15 2 (1.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (21.33%) SQL Server
2 11 (7.33%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (2.67%) MS Access
4 3 (2.00%) Amazon RDS
5 2 (1.33%) MySQL
5 2 (1.33%) QlikView
5 2 (1.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (1.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.67%) Ingres
6 1 (0.67%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (2.00%) MSI
2 2 (1.33%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.67%) Metasploit
General
1 16 (10.67%) Manufacturing
2 14 (9.33%) Finance
3 5 (3.33%) Public Sector
4 4 (2.67%) Telecoms
5 3 (2.00%) Banking
6 1 (0.67%) Legal
Job Titles
1 50 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 42 (28.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 24 (16.00%) Support Engineer
4 23 (15.33%) IT Engineer
5 18 (12.00%) Cloud Engineer
5 18 (12.00%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
6 17 (11.33%) 3rd Line Support
7 16 (10.67%) Network Engineer
8 15 (10.00%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
8 15 (10.00%) Server Engineer
9 14 (9.33%) Consultant
10 13 (8.67%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
11 12 (8.00%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
12 10 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support
12 10 (6.67%) Analyst
12 10 (6.67%) AWS Engineer
12 10 (6.67%) AWS Infrastructure Engineer
13 9 (6.00%) Citrix Engineer
13 9 (6.00%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
14 8 (5.33%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (6.67%) JSON
2 6 (4.00%) Web Services
3 2 (1.33%) .NET
3 2 (1.33%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.67%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 19 (12.67%) Data Centre
2 18 (12.00%) Clustering
3 12 (8.00%) Private Cloud
4 11 (7.33%) Enterprise Cloud
5 8 (5.33%) Self-Motivation
6 7 (4.67%) Driving Licence
7 6 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (2.67%) CCTV
9 3 (2.00%) AS400
9 3 (2.00%) HP Storage
9 3 (2.00%) Life Science
9 3 (2.00%) Management Information System
10 2 (1.33%) Greenfield Project
10 2 (1.33%) iSeries
10 2 (1.33%) Social Network
11 1 (0.67%) Data Protection Act
11 1 (0.67%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 1 (0.67%) Fat Client
11 1 (0.67%) Hybrid Cloud
11 1 (0.67%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 126 (84.00%) Windows
2 66 (44.00%) Windows Server
3 38 (25.33%) Windows 10
4 32 (21.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 27 (18.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 24 (16.00%) Windows 7
7 22 (14.67%) Linux
8 13 (8.67%) Windows 8
9 11 (7.33%) Unix
10 5 (3.33%) SUSE
11 4 (2.67%) Apple iOS
12 3 (2.00%) Mac OS X
12 3 (2.00%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
13 2 (1.33%) AIX
13 2 (1.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 2 (1.33%) Solaris
14 1 (0.67%) CentOS
14 1 (0.67%) Ubuntu
14 1 (0.67%) Windows Server 2003
14 1 (0.67%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (40.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 19 (12.67%) Proactive Monitoring
3 16 (10.67%) Problem-Solving
4 15 (10.00%) DevOps
4 15 (10.00%) ITIL
5 14 (9.33%) Configuration Management
6 13 (8.67%) Mentoring
7 12 (8.00%) Infrastructure Management
8 11 (7.33%) Infrastructure Automation
9 10 (6.67%) Cybersecurity
10 8 (5.33%) Disaster Recovery
11 6 (4.00%) Agile Software Development
11 6 (4.00%) Business Intelligence
11 6 (4.00%) Change Management
12 5 (3.33%) ERP
12 5 (3.33%) Line Management
12 5 (3.33%) Migration
12 5 (3.33%) Patch Management
12 5 (3.33%) Performance Tuning
12 5 (3.33%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 27 (18.00%) PowerShell
2 24 (16.00%) SQL
3 8 (5.33%) Shell Script
4 3 (2.00%) T-SQL
5 2 (1.33%) C#
5 2 (1.33%) VBA
6 1 (0.67%) PHP
Qualifications
1 20 (13.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (6.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 9 (6.00%) Cisco Certification
3 9 (6.00%) MCSA
4 8 (5.33%) MCSE
5 7 (4.67%) Security Cleared
6 6 (4.00%) CCNA
7 5 (3.33%) DBS Check
7 5 (3.33%) SC Cleared
8 3 (2.00%) CCNP
8 3 (2.00%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (1.33%) Degree
9 2 (1.33%) MCITP
10 1 (0.67%) CEH
10 1 (0.67%) CISM
10 1 (0.67%) CISSP
10 1 (0.67%) Citrix Certification
10 1 (0.67%) GNVQ
10 1 (0.67%) GSEC
10 1 (0.67%) MCDBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (6.67%) SLA
2 3 (2.00%) QA
3 2 (1.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.33%) NIST
4 1 (0.67%) Cyber Essentials
4 1 (0.67%) GDPR
System Software
1 105 (70.00%) Active Directory
2 65 (43.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 25 (16.67%) XenApp
4 20 (13.33%) vSphere
5 14 (9.33%) XenDesktop
6 13 (8.67%) VMware ESXi
7 10 (6.67%) Citrix Hypervisor
7 10 (6.67%) Microsoft App-V
8 9 (6.00%) Virtual Machines
9 6 (4.00%) Terminal Services
10 5 (3.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 5 (3.33%) Virtual Servers
11 4 (2.67%) Virtual Desktop
12 3 (2.00%) KVM
13 2 (1.33%) DFS Replication
13 2 (1.33%) Firmware
13 2 (1.33%) VirtualBox
14 1 (0.67%) Docker
Systems Management
1 24 (16.00%) SCCM
2 11 (7.33%) Nagios
3 10 (6.67%) SCOM
3 10 (6.67%) SCOrch
3 10 (6.67%) SCVMM
4 9 (6.00%) XenMobile
5 8 (5.33%) Terraform
6 7 (4.67%) Microsoft Clustering
7 6 (4.00%) Failover Clustering
8 4 (2.67%) vCenter Server
9 3 (2.00%) Backup Exec
10 2 (1.33%) McAfee ePO
10 2 (1.33%) Microsoft Intune
10 2 (1.33%) NetApp OnCommand
10 2 (1.33%) Single Sign-On
10 2 (1.33%) vMotion
10 2 (1.33%) WSUS
11 1 (0.67%) Kubernetes
11 1 (0.67%) Puppet
11 1 (0.67%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 111 (74.00%) Microsoft
2 107 (71.33%) VMware
3 38 (25.33%) Cisco
3 38 (25.33%) Citrix
4 20 (13.33%) HP
5 11 (7.33%) Oracle
6 10 (6.67%) Veeam
7 8 (5.33%) Actuate
7 8 (5.33%) Meraki
8 7 (4.67%) Apple
9 6 (4.00%) Dell
9 6 (4.00%) SonicWALL
9 6 (4.00%) WatchGuard
10 5 (3.33%) CheckPoint
10 5 (3.33%) NetApp
10 5 (3.33%) SAP
11 4 (2.67%) Pegasus
11 4 (2.67%) Sage
11 4 (2.67%) Ubiquiti
12 3 (2.00%) Red Hat