Period
to 31 March 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the UK excluding London 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 31 March 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Hyper-V
UK > UK excluding London
6 months to
31 Mar 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 138 134 143
Rank change year-on-year -4 +9 +7
Permanent jobs citing Hyper-V 1,555 2,105 2,502
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 2.35% 2.53% 2.43%
As % of the System Software category 14.00% 16.06% 18.39%
Number of salaries quoted 1,284 1,834 2,081
Median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.67% +2.74%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,750 £23,750
90th Percentile £61,250 £65,000 £62,500
UK median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -

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 UK excluding London with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
UK excluding London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 11,110 13,105 13,608
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 16.82% 15.75% 13.21%
Number of salaries quoted 8,889 10,498 10,892
Median annual salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.71% +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £24,750 £23,500 £22,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £65,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +11.11% +5.88%

Hyper-V
Job Vacancy Trend in the UK excluding London

Job postings citing Hyper-V as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London.

Job vacancy trend for Hyper-V in the UK excluding London

Hyper-V
Salary Trend in the UK excluding London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Hyper-V in the UK excluding London.

Salary trend for Hyper-V in the UK excluding London

Hyper-V
Salary Histogram in the UK excluding London

Salary distribution for jobs citing Hyper-V in the UK excluding London over the 6 months to 31 March 2020.

Salary histogram for Hyper-V in the UK excluding London

Hyper-V
Job Locations in the UK excluding London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Hyper-V within the UK excluding London region over the 6 months to 31 March 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
South East -6 454 £40,000 -5.88% 88
Midlands -6 345 £40,000 -5.88% 53
North of England -10 266 £40,000 +15.94% 105
West Midlands -2 223 £37,500 -16.67% 30
East of England +21 194 £40,000 -1.84% 32
South West 0 190 £37,500 -6.25% 52
North West -12 125 £37,500 +7.14% 50
Yorkshire -1 122 £40,000 +17.65% 38
East Midlands +1 121 £42,500 - 23
Scotland +64 67 £33,000 -8.33% 11
Wales -5 29 £37,500 - 12
North East -6 19 £40,000 +1.27% 17
Northern Ireland +27 11 £45,000 +38.46% 1
Hyper-V
UK

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 UK excluding London region with a requirement for Hyper-V.

1 1,170 (75.24%) Windows
2 1,108 (71.25%) VMware
3 1,070 (68.81%) Microsoft
4 941 (60.51%) Active Directory
5 849 (54.60%) VMware Infrastructure
6 826 (53.12%) Office 365
7 775 (49.84%) Windows Server
8 757 (48.68%) Azure
9 510 (32.80%) Firewall
10 438 (28.17%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 392 (25.21%) DNS
12 371 (23.86%) Citrix
13 362 (23.28%) DHCP
14 348 (22.38%) MS Exchange
15 347 (22.32%) Cisco
16 326 (20.96%) SQL Server
17 323 (20.77%) Windows Server 2012
18 306 (19.68%) SQL
19 299 (19.23%) Windows Server 2016
20 296 (19.04%) PowerShell
21 289 (18.59%) Windows 10
22 285 (18.33%) ITIL
23 271 (17.43%) SCCM
24 259 (16.66%) Data Centre
25 256 (16.46%) SAN
26 254 (16.33%) Windows Server 2008
27 251 (16.14%) AWS
27 251 (16.14%) Microsoft Certification
28 227 (14.60%) WAN
29 221 (14.21%) SharePoint

Hyper-V
Co-occurring IT Skills in the UK excluding London 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
1 348 (22.38%) MS Exchange
2 221 (14.21%) SharePoint
3 194 (12.48%) Exchange Server 2013
4 147 (9.45%) Exchange Server 2010
5 145 (9.32%) Skype for Business
6 84 (5.40%) IIS
7 20 (1.29%) OpenStack
8 19 (1.22%) Exchange Server 2007
9 13 (0.84%) Elasticsearch
10 12 (0.77%) Apache
11 10 (0.64%) Confluence
12 6 (0.39%) BizTalk Server
13 5 (0.32%) SharePoint 2010
13 5 (0.32%) SharePoint 2013
14 4 (0.26%) SAS
15 2 (0.13%) SharePoint Server
15 2 (0.13%) WebSphere
16 1 (0.064%) Joomla!
16 1 (0.064%) SugarCRM
16 1 (0.064%) Tomcat
Applications
1 148 (9.52%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (0.51%) Photoshop
3 7 (0.45%) Microsoft Project
3 7 (0.45%) MS Visio
4 5 (0.32%) Microsoft Excel
5 3 (0.19%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 1 (0.064%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.064%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 8 (0.51%) Remedy ITSM
2 5 (0.32%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.32%) Dynamics NAV
3 4 (0.26%) assyst
3 4 (0.26%) Payment Gateway
4 2 (0.13%) Epicor Tropos
5 1 (0.064%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 826 (53.12%) Office 365
2 757 (48.68%) Azure
3 251 (16.14%) AWS
4 132 (8.49%) IaaS
5 92 (5.92%) PaaS
6 73 (4.69%) SaaS
7 69 (4.44%) Azure Active Directory
8 46 (2.96%) Cloud Computing
9 38 (2.44%) OneDrive
10 31 (1.99%) GCP
11 23 (1.48%) Mimecast
12 21 (1.35%) Amazon EC2
13 19 (1.22%) AWS CloudFormation
13 19 (1.22%) Serverless
14 18 (1.16%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 18 (1.16%) Amazon ECS
14 18 (1.16%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 16 (1.03%) Azure Stack
16 13 (0.84%) Power Platform
17 12 (0.77%) Azure ExpressRoute
Communications & Networking
1 510 (32.80%) Firewall
2 392 (25.21%) DNS
3 362 (23.28%) DHCP
4 256 (16.46%) SAN
5 227 (14.60%) WAN
6 206 (13.25%) LAN
7 197 (12.67%) TCP/IP
8 191 (12.28%) VPN
9 141 (9.07%) VLAN
10 119 (7.65%) Wireless
11 117 (7.52%) Skype
12 99 (6.37%) VoIP
13 89 (5.72%) NAS
14 83 (5.34%) NetScaler
15 60 (3.86%) Wi-Fi
16 49 (3.15%) iSCSI
16 49 (3.15%) Remote Desktop
17 41 (2.64%) MPLS
18 38 (2.44%) Internet
19 34 (2.19%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 326 (20.96%) SQL Server
2 41 (2.64%) SQL Server 2012
3 39 (2.51%) Amazon RDS
4 32 (2.06%) SQL Server 2016
5 23 (1.48%) MySQL
6 22 (1.41%) Azure SQL Database
7 15 (0.96%) Data Warehouse
7 15 (0.96%) SQL Server 2014
8 13 (0.84%) SQL Server 2008
9 12 (0.77%) Power BI
9 12 (0.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 11 (0.71%) NoSQL
10 11 (0.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 9 (0.58%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
12 8 (0.51%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 7 (0.45%) Crystal Reports
13 7 (0.45%) GIS
14 6 (0.39%) Big Data
14 6 (0.39%) MS Access
14 6 (0.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 22 (1.41%) JIRA
2 21 (1.35%) Git (software)
2 21 (1.35%) Jenkins
3 16 (1.03%) Visual Studio
4 13 (0.84%) Selenium
4 13 (0.84%) Team Foundation Server
5 9 (0.58%) Visual Studio Team System
6 7 (0.45%) Bitbucket
7 6 (0.39%) Chocolatey
7 6 (0.39%) Cucumber
8 5 (0.32%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 4 (0.26%) Octopus Deploy
9 4 (0.26%) Subversion
9 4 (0.26%) TestRail
9 4 (0.26%) Zephyr
10 3 (0.19%) CircleCI
10 3 (0.19%) TeamCity
11 2 (0.13%) Mercurial
11 2 (0.13%) MSI
11 2 (0.13%) TestLink
General
1 140 (9.00%) Finance
2 66 (4.24%) Public Sector
3 63 (4.05%) Retail
4 53 (3.41%) Telecoms
5 30 (1.93%) Games
6 23 (1.48%) Local Government
6 23 (1.48%) Manufacturing
6 23 (1.48%) Marketing
7 18 (1.16%) Legal
8 16 (1.03%) Electronics
9 12 (0.77%) Advertising
10 10 (0.64%) Law
11 7 (0.45%) Automotive
12 5 (0.32%) Financial Institution
13 3 (0.19%) German Language
13 3 (0.19%) Publishing
14 2 (0.13%) Back Office
14 2 (0.13%) Banking
14 2 (0.13%) Pharmaceutical
15 1 (0.064%) Military
Job Titles
1 345 (22.19%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 247 (15.88%) Support Engineer
3 210 (13.50%) IT Engineer
4 172 (11.06%) IT Support
5 168 (10.80%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 136 (8.75%) Analyst
7 112 (7.20%) 3rd Line Support
8 111 (7.14%) Consultant
9 104 (6.69%) IT Support Engineer
10 97 (6.24%) 2nd Line Support
11 82 (5.27%) Support Analyst
12 81 (5.21%) Architect
13 78 (5.02%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
14 73 (4.69%) Infrastructure Support
15 68 (4.37%) Server Engineer
16 64 (4.12%) Systems Engineer
17 62 (3.99%) Cloud Engineer
18 59 (3.79%) Technical Engineer
19 57 (3.67%) Infrastructure Analyst
19 57 (3.67%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (2.70%) Web Services
2 19 (1.22%) JSON
3 18 (1.16%) .NET
4 12 (0.77%) LDAP
5 9 (0.58%) Elastic Stack
6 8 (0.51%) Middleware
7 7 (0.45%) YAML
8 6 (0.39%) HTML
9 5 (0.32%) Node.js
9 5 (0.32%) REST
9 5 (0.32%) SAML
9 5 (0.32%) SOAP
10 4 (0.26%) 802.1X
10 4 (0.26%) COM
10 4 (0.26%) HTML5
10 4 (0.26%) jQuery
10 4 (0.26%) RESTful
11 3 (0.19%) XML
12 2 (0.13%) ASP.NET
12 2 (0.13%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 259 (16.66%) Data Centre
2 106 (6.82%) Clustering
3 75 (4.82%) Management Information System
4 67 (4.31%) Driving Licence
5 64 (4.12%) Self-Motivation
6 59 (3.79%) Analytical Skills
7 51 (3.28%) Enterprise Storage
7 51 (3.28%) Replication
8 50 (3.22%) Private Cloud
9 43 (2.77%) Public Cloud
10 41 (2.64%) Hybrid Cloud
11 25 (1.61%) CMDB
12 19 (1.22%) Fat Client
12 19 (1.22%) Thin Client
13 15 (0.96%) PKI
13 15 (0.96%) User Experience
14 14 (0.90%) NHS
15 12 (0.77%) FMCG
16 11 (0.71%) Enterprise Software
17 10 (0.64%) Enterprise Cloud
Operating Systems
1 1,170 (75.24%) Windows
2 775 (49.84%) Windows Server
3 323 (20.77%) Windows Server 2012
4 299 (19.23%) Windows Server 2016
5 289 (18.59%) Windows 10
6 254 (16.33%) Windows Server 2008
7 212 (13.63%) Linux
8 149 (9.58%) Windows 7
9 115 (7.40%) Windows 8
10 101 (6.50%) Windows Server 2019
11 72 (4.63%) Windows Server 2003
12 34 (2.19%) Unix
13 15 (0.96%) Apple iOS
14 14 (0.90%) Mac OS
14 14 (0.90%) Ubuntu
15 12 (0.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 8 (0.51%) CentOS
16 8 (0.51%) Mac OS X
16 8 (0.51%) Windows XP
17 7 (0.45%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 438 (28.17%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 285 (18.33%) ITIL
3 155 (9.97%) Problem-Solving
4 114 (7.33%) Disaster Recovery
5 105 (6.75%) Mentoring
6 92 (5.92%) Migration
6 92 (5.92%) Server Management
7 91 (5.85%) Project Management
8 90 (5.79%) DevOps
9 79 (5.08%) Decision-Making
10 74 (4.76%) Change Management
11 73 (4.69%) Information Security
12 72 (4.63%) Presales
13 60 (3.86%) Agile Software Development
14 56 (3.60%) Configuration Management
15 55 (3.54%) Line Management
15 55 (3.54%) Load Balancing
16 53 (3.41%) Service Delivery
17 50 (3.22%) Process Improvement
17 50 (3.22%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 306 (19.68%) SQL
2 296 (19.04%) PowerShell
3 60 (3.86%) Python
4 47 (3.02%) Bash Shell
5 26 (1.67%) JavaScript
6 25 (1.61%) Shell Script
7 23 (1.48%) VBScript
8 18 (1.16%) C#
9 17 (1.09%) Java
10 11 (0.71%) Perl
10 11 (0.71%) PHP
10 11 (0.71%) Ruby
11 10 (0.64%) C++
12 9 (0.58%) C
13 4 (0.26%) T-SQL
14 2 (0.13%) Go
14 2 (0.13%) VB
Qualifications
1 251 (16.14%) Microsoft Certification
2 174 (11.19%) MCSE
3 121 (7.78%) MCSA
4 113 (7.27%) Cisco Certification
5 107 (6.88%) Degree
6 80 (5.14%) CCNA
7 73 (4.69%) Security Cleared
8 56 (3.60%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 48 (3.09%) CCNP
10 41 (2.64%) MCP
11 40 (2.57%) DV Cleared
12 32 (2.06%) ITIL Certification
13 29 (1.86%) MCITP
13 29 (1.86%) SC Cleared
14 27 (1.74%) Computer Science Degree
15 24 (1.54%) Citrix Certification
16 21 (1.35%) CCA
17 14 (0.90%) DBS Check
18 9 (0.58%) AWS Certification
18 9 (0.58%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 131 (8.42%) SLA
2 93 (5.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 34 (2.19%) QA
4 27 (1.74%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 22 (1.41%) GDPR
6 19 (1.22%) BS25999
7 16 (1.03%) Cyber Essentials
8 11 (0.71%) NIST
9 9 (0.58%) ISO 9001
10 6 (0.39%) COBIT
11 4 (0.26%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
11 4 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
12 3 (0.19%) ISO 14001
12 3 (0.19%) PCI DSS
13 2 (0.13%) Actionable Recommendations
System Software
1 941 (60.51%) Active Directory
2 849 (54.60%) VMware Infrastructure
3 184 (11.83%) XenApp
4 116 (7.46%) VMware ESXi
5 110 (7.07%) vSphere
5 110 (7.07%) XenDesktop
6 100 (6.43%) Virtual Machines
7 67 (4.31%) Docker
8 55 (3.54%) Virtual Servers
9 44 (2.83%) Microsoft App-V
10 33 (2.12%) Firmware
11 26 (1.67%) Citrix Hypervisor
12 25 (1.61%) NFS
13 23 (1.48%) KVM
13 23 (1.48%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 22 (1.41%) BitLocker
14 22 (1.41%) VirtualBox
15 17 (1.09%) Virtual Desktop
16 16 (1.03%) VMware Workstation
17 15 (0.96%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 271 (17.43%) SCCM
2 110 (7.07%) WSUS
3 87 (5.59%) SCOM
4 76 (4.89%) Microsoft Intune
5 69 (4.44%) Kubernetes
6 68 (4.37%) SCVMM
7 57 (3.67%) Backup Exec
8 46 (2.96%) Ansible
9 44 (2.83%) Terraform
10 38 (2.44%) Microsoft Clustering
11 31 (1.99%) Puppet
12 29 (1.86%) Opscode Chef
13 28 (1.80%) Failover Clustering
14 27 (1.74%) NetBackup
15 22 (1.41%) SCOrch
16 21 (1.35%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
17 19 (1.22%) Norton AntiVirus
18 18 (1.16%) EMC NetWorker
18 18 (1.16%) vCenter Server
19 16 (1.03%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 1,108 (71.25%) VMware
2 1,070 (68.81%) Microsoft
3 371 (23.86%) Citrix
4 347 (22.32%) Cisco
5 196 (12.60%) Veeam
6 188 (12.09%) HP
7 118 (7.59%) Dell
8 87 (5.59%) NetApp
8 87 (5.59%) Symantec
9 58 (3.73%) SonicWALL
10 49 (3.15%) Sophos
11 47 (3.02%) EqualLogic
12 38 (2.44%) CommVault
13 37 (2.38%) Oracle
14 36 (2.32%) Juniper
15 34 (2.19%) WatchGuard
16 33 (2.12%) EMC
16 33 (2.12%) Google
17 28 (1.80%) Meraki
18 24 (1.54%) Avaya