Period
to 2 April 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 2 April 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Hyper-V
England > North West
6 months to
2 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 175 158 123
Rank change year-on-year -17 -35 -5
Permanent jobs citing Hyper-V 123 196 354
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North West 1.53% 1.94% 2.72%
As % of the System Software category 8.75% 11.39% 22.53%
Number of salaries quoted 99 178 290
Median annual salary £37,500 £34,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.70% -8.00% +15.38%
10th Percentile £24,150 £22,000 £21,250
90th Percentile £61,250 £45,000 £66,250
England median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,250
% change year-on-year - +5.59% +0.63%

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 1,406 1,721 1,571
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 17.45% 17.01% 12.08%
Number of salaries quoted 1,124 1,402 1,272
Median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +9.59%
10th Percentile £25,000 £22,000 £22,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £67,500 £65,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +11.76%

Hyper-V
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing Hyper-V as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in 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

Salary distribution for jobs citing Hyper-V in the North West over the 6 months to 2 April 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 2 April 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 +9 65 £35,000 - 26
Cheshire +22 25 £37,500 +31.58% 6
Merseyside -7 18 £55,000 +38.36% 2
Lancashire -7 10 £40,000 +40.35% 6
Cumbria - 5 £27,250 - 1
Hyper-V
England

For the 6 months to 2 April 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 99 (80.49%) Windows
2 88 (71.54%) Microsoft
3 87 (70.73%) VMware
4 83 (67.48%) Active Directory
5 65 (52.85%) Azure
6 63 (51.22%) Office 365
7 55 (44.72%) VMware Infrastructure
8 51 (41.46%) Windows Server
9 41 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 39 (31.71%) Citrix
11 38 (30.89%) MS Exchange
11 38 (30.89%) Windows 10
12 37 (30.08%) DNS
12 37 (30.08%) AWS
13 36 (29.27%) Windows Server 2012
14 35 (28.46%) Windows Server 2008
15 32 (26.02%) Firewall
16 28 (22.76%) XenApp
17 27 (21.95%) Windows 7
17 27 (21.95%) DHCP
17 27 (21.95%) Windows Server 2016
18 26 (21.14%) SQL Server
18 26 (21.14%) Cisco
19 25 (20.33%) SQL
20 23 (18.70%) PowerShell
21 22 (17.89%) Configuration Management
21 22 (17.89%) Linux
22 21 (17.07%) LAN
22 21 (17.07%) SharePoint
22 21 (17.07%) TCP/IP

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 38 (30.89%) MS Exchange
2 21 (17.07%) Exchange Server 2010
2 21 (17.07%) SharePoint
3 12 (9.76%) Exchange Server 2013
4 9 (7.32%) OpenStack
5 6 (4.88%) Elasticsearch
5 6 (4.88%) Exchange Server 2007
5 6 (4.88%) IIS
6 5 (4.07%) Skype for Business
7 4 (3.25%) SAS
8 2 (1.63%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.81%) Apache
9 1 (0.81%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 12 (9.76%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 65 (52.85%) Azure
2 63 (51.22%) Office 365
3 37 (30.08%) AWS
4 13 (10.57%) IaaS
5 10 (8.13%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 10 (8.13%) Amazon EC2
5 10 (8.13%) Amazon ECS
5 10 (8.13%) AWS CloudFormation
5 10 (8.13%) AWS Lambda
5 10 (8.13%) Serverless
5 10 (8.13%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 8 (6.50%) GCP
6 8 (6.50%) SaaS
7 6 (4.88%) IBM Cloud
7 6 (4.88%) Power Platform
7 6 (4.88%) Slack
8 3 (2.44%) Azure Active Directory
9 2 (1.63%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 37 (30.08%) DNS
2 32 (26.02%) Firewall
3 27 (21.95%) DHCP
4 21 (17.07%) LAN
4 21 (17.07%) SAN
4 21 (17.07%) TCP/IP
5 20 (16.26%) WAN
6 15 (12.20%) NetScaler
6 15 (12.20%) Wi-Fi
7 11 (8.94%) VPN
7 11 (8.94%) Wireless
8 10 (8.13%) VoIP
9 9 (7.32%) Remote Desktop
10 7 (5.69%) VSAN
11 6 (4.88%) iSCSI
12 5 (4.07%) VLAN
13 4 (3.25%) ADSL
13 4 (3.25%) Internet
13 4 (3.25%) MPLS
13 4 (3.25%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (21.14%) SQL Server
2 7 (5.69%) MySQL
3 6 (4.88%) Big Data
3 6 (4.88%) GIS
3 6 (4.88%) NoSQL
3 6 (4.88%) Power BI
3 6 (4.88%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.81%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 6 (4.88%) JIRA
1 6 (4.88%) Team Foundation Server
1 6 (4.88%) Visual Studio Team System
2 1 (0.81%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.81%) Metasploit
General
1 13 (10.57%) Finance
2 8 (6.50%) Manufacturing
3 6 (4.88%) Public Sector
4 3 (2.44%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.81%) Banking
5 1 (0.81%) Games
5 1 (0.81%) Legal
Job Titles
1 32 (26.02%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 31 (25.20%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 23 (18.70%) IT Engineer
3 23 (18.70%) Support Engineer
4 13 (10.57%) 3rd Line Support
5 12 (9.76%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 10 (8.13%) Consultant
7 9 (7.32%) Citrix Engineer
7 9 (7.32%) Cloud Engineer
7 9 (7.32%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
8 8 (6.50%) AWS Engineer
8 8 (6.50%) AWS Infrastructure Engineer
8 8 (6.50%) Server Engineer
9 7 (5.69%) 2nd Line Engineer
9 7 (5.69%) 2nd Line Support
9 7 (5.69%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
9 7 (5.69%) IT Support
9 7 (5.69%) Technical Engineer
10 6 (4.88%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
10 6 (4.88%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (8.13%) JSON
2 8 (6.50%) Web Services
3 6 (4.88%) LDAP
4 2 (1.63%) SAML
5 1 (0.81%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 15 (12.20%) Data Centre
2 13 (10.57%) Clustering
3 12 (9.76%) Private Cloud
4 10 (8.13%) Enterprise Cloud
5 6 (4.88%) Algorithms
5 6 (4.88%) Driving Licence
5 6 (4.88%) User Experience
6 4 (3.25%) CCTV
6 4 (3.25%) Self-Motivation
7 3 (2.44%) AS400
7 3 (2.44%) Management Information System
8 2 (1.63%) Greenfield Project
8 2 (1.63%) iSeries
8 2 (1.63%) Replication
9 1 (0.81%) Analytical Skills
9 1 (0.81%) Animation
9 1 (0.81%) Data Protection Act
9 1 (0.81%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 1 (0.81%) Hybrid Cloud
9 1 (0.81%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 99 (80.49%) Windows
2 51 (41.46%) Windows Server
3 38 (30.89%) Windows 10
4 36 (29.27%) Windows Server 2012
5 35 (28.46%) Windows Server 2008
6 27 (21.95%) Windows 7
6 27 (21.95%) Windows Server 2016
7 22 (17.89%) Linux
8 13 (10.57%) Unix
8 13 (10.57%) Windows 8
9 7 (5.69%) Windows Server 2019
10 4 (3.25%) Apple iOS
10 4 (3.25%) VMS
11 2 (1.63%) AIX
11 2 (1.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (1.63%) Solaris
11 2 (1.63%) SUSE
11 2 (1.63%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
12 1 (0.81%) Windows Server 2003
12 1 (0.81%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 22 (17.89%) Configuration Management
3 20 (16.26%) DevOps
3 20 (16.26%) ITIL
4 19 (15.45%) Proactive Monitoring
5 14 (11.38%) Infrastructure Automation
5 14 (11.38%) Problem-Solving
6 12 (9.76%) Cybersecurity
7 10 (8.13%) Infrastructure Management
7 10 (8.13%) Mentoring
8 9 (7.32%) Agile Software Development
9 8 (6.50%) Business Intelligence
9 8 (6.50%) Coaching
9 8 (6.50%) High Availability
9 8 (6.50%) Presales
10 7 (5.69%) Data Privacy
10 7 (5.69%) Network Management
11 6 (4.88%) Machine Learning
11 6 (4.88%) Open Source
11 6 (4.88%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 25 (20.33%) SQL
2 23 (18.70%) PowerShell
3 7 (5.69%) Python
4 6 (4.88%) Java
4 6 (4.88%) JavaScript
5 3 (2.44%) Shell Script
6 1 (0.81%) Bash Shell
6 1 (0.81%) PHP
Qualifications
1 14 (11.38%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (8.94%) Degree
3 9 (7.32%) MCSA
4 8 (6.50%) MCSE
5 7 (5.69%) ITIL Certification
6 6 (4.88%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (4.88%) Computer Science Degree
7 5 (4.07%) DBS Check
7 5 (4.07%) MCITP
7 5 (4.07%) Security Cleared
8 3 (2.44%) CCNA
8 3 (2.44%) MCTS
8 3 (2.44%) SC Cleared
8 3 (2.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 2 (1.63%) CEH
10 1 (0.81%) CISA
10 1 (0.81%) CISSP
10 1 (0.81%) GNVQ
10 1 (0.81%) GSEC
10 1 (0.81%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (7.32%) GDPR
2 6 (4.88%) SLA
3 4 (3.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (1.63%) NIST
4 2 (1.63%) QA
5 1 (0.81%) Cyber Essentials
System Software
1 83 (67.48%) Active Directory
2 55 (44.72%) VMware Infrastructure
3 28 (22.76%) XenApp
4 17 (13.82%) XenDesktop
5 16 (13.01%) VMware ESXi
6 14 (11.38%) vSphere
7 12 (9.76%) Citrix Hypervisor
7 12 (9.76%) Microsoft App-V
8 6 (4.88%) Docker
9 4 (3.25%) Firmware
9 4 (3.25%) Virtual Machines
10 2 (1.63%) KVM
10 2 (1.63%) vCloud
10 2 (1.63%) Virtual Desktop
10 2 (1.63%) Virtual Servers
10 2 (1.63%) VMware NSX
10 2 (1.63%) Xen
11 1 (0.81%) DFS Replication
11 1 (0.81%) Terminal Services
11 1 (0.81%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 21 (17.07%) SCCM
2 20 (16.26%) Terraform
3 11 (8.94%) Ansible
3 11 (8.94%) Puppet
4 10 (8.13%) Kubernetes
4 10 (8.13%) Nagios
4 10 (8.13%) Opscode Chef
4 10 (8.13%) SCOM
4 10 (8.13%) SCOrch
4 10 (8.13%) SCVMM
4 10 (8.13%) XenMobile
5 6 (4.88%) Grafana
5 6 (4.88%) Kibana
6 5 (4.07%) Failover Clustering
7 4 (3.25%) Microsoft Clustering
7 4 (3.25%) vCenter Server
8 3 (2.44%) Backup Exec
9 2 (1.63%) MobiControl
9 2 (1.63%) WSUS
10 1 (0.81%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 88 (71.54%) Microsoft
2 87 (70.73%) VMware
3 39 (31.71%) Citrix
4 26 (21.14%) Cisco
5 18 (14.63%) HP
6 12 (9.76%) Veeam
7 9 (7.32%) Apple
8 8 (6.50%) Actuate
8 8 (6.50%) Dell
9 7 (5.69%) Oracle
9 7 (5.69%) SAP
10 6 (4.88%) EMC
10 6 (4.88%) SaltStack
11 5 (4.07%) Meraki
12 4 (3.25%) SonicWALL
12 4 (3.25%) Ubiquiti
12 4 (3.25%) WatchGuard
13 3 (2.44%) Draytek
13 3 (2.44%) EqualLogic
13 3 (2.44%) Fortinet