Period
to 3 August 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 3 August 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Hyper-V
UK > UK excluding London
6 months to
3 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 136 117 146
Rank change year-on-year -19 +29 +18
Permanent jobs citing Hyper-V 887 2,357 2,183
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 2.38% 2.84% 2.22%
As % of the System Software category 13.44% 16.74% 15.75%
Number of salaries quoted 719 2,153 1,800
Median annual salary £40,000 £39,500 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.27% +2.60% +2.67%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,750 £23,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £61,825
UK median annual salary £45,000 £41,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +9.76% -3.53% +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 6,600 14,078 13,857
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 17.68% 16.98% 14.11%
Number of salaries quoted 5,214 11,493 10,976
Median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - +12.26%
10th Percentile £26,250 £24,000 £22,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £68,750 £65,000
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +7.95%

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 3 August 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 3 August 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 +1 278 £45,000 +12.50% 46
Midlands -9 195 £42,500 +6.25% 18
North of England -4 174 £40,000 +9.59% 48
West Midlands +22 158 £42,500 - 12
East of England +4 103 £40,000 +6.67% 8
South West -47 79 £40,000 - 18
Yorkshire +22 78 £39,000 +14.71% 13
North West +2 78 £52,500 +38.16% 30
East Midlands -43 36 £45,000 +20.00% 6
Wales +39 30 £38,000 +13.43% 2
Scotland +63 28 £37,500 +8.70% 6
North East +28 18 £29,500 -25.32% 5
Northern Ireland +23 6 £45,000 +24.14%
Hyper-V
UK

For the 6 months to 3 August 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.

1 703 (79.26%) Windows
2 657 (74.07%) VMware
3 573 (64.60%) Microsoft
4 538 (60.65%) Active Directory
5 525 (59.19%) VMware Infrastructure
6 494 (55.69%) Windows Server
7 451 (50.85%) Azure
8 427 (48.14%) Office 365
9 280 (31.57%) Firewall
10 273 (30.78%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 226 (25.48%) DNS
12 220 (24.80%) DHCP
13 207 (23.34%) Citrix
14 201 (22.66%) PowerShell
15 200 (22.55%) Cisco
16 183 (20.63%) Windows Server 2016
16 183 (20.63%) Windows Server 2012
17 173 (19.50%) SQL Server
17 173 (19.50%) SQL
18 167 (18.83%) ITIL
19 159 (17.93%) MS Exchange
20 156 (17.59%) Linux
21 152 (17.14%) Data Centre
22 151 (17.02%) SCCM
23 143 (16.12%) Windows 10
24 142 (16.01%) Microsoft Certification
25 140 (15.78%) VPN
26 136 (15.33%) Windows Server 2008
27 132 (14.88%) Problem-Solving
28 127 (14.32%) AWS

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
1 159 (17.93%) MS Exchange
2 112 (12.63%) SharePoint
3 98 (11.05%) Exchange Server 2013
4 78 (8.79%) Skype for Business
5 53 (5.98%) IIS
6 52 (5.86%) Exchange Server 2010
7 22 (2.48%) Elasticsearch
8 20 (2.25%) Apache
9 13 (1.47%) OpenStack
10 11 (1.24%) Tomcat
11 4 (0.45%) Exchange Server 2007
12 3 (0.34%) WebSphere
13 2 (0.23%) SharePoint 2010
13 2 (0.23%) SharePoint Server
14 1 (0.11%) BizTalk Server
14 1 (0.11%) Joomla!
14 1 (0.11%) nginx
14 1 (0.11%) WordPress
Applications
1 89 (10.03%) Microsoft Office
2 12 (1.35%) Microsoft Project
3 4 (0.45%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.34%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 6 (0.68%) Dynamics NAV
2 4 (0.45%) Remedy ITSM
3 3 (0.34%) assyst
4 2 (0.23%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 451 (50.85%) Azure
2 427 (48.14%) Office 365
3 127 (14.32%) AWS
4 73 (8.23%) IaaS
5 67 (7.55%) PaaS
6 36 (4.06%) SaaS
7 33 (3.72%) GCP
8 29 (3.27%) Azure Active Directory
9 20 (2.25%) Mimecast
10 18 (2.03%) OneDrive
10 18 (2.03%) Power Platform
11 13 (1.47%) Azure Stack
12 11 (1.24%) Azure Data Factory
12 11 (1.24%) Cloud Computing
13 7 (0.79%) BPaaS
14 6 (0.68%) IBM Cloud
14 6 (0.68%) Slack
15 4 (0.45%) Amazon EC2
16 3 (0.34%) Azure ExpressRoute
17 2 (0.23%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 280 (31.57%) Firewall
2 226 (25.48%) DNS
3 220 (24.80%) DHCP
4 140 (15.78%) VPN
5 126 (14.21%) TCP/IP
5 126 (14.21%) WAN
6 123 (13.87%) SAN
7 114 (12.85%) LAN
8 76 (8.57%) Skype
9 71 (8.00%) VLAN
10 67 (7.55%) Wireless
11 50 (5.64%) VoIP
12 43 (4.85%) Wi-Fi
13 38 (4.28%) Remote Desktop
14 36 (4.06%) NAS
15 32 (3.61%) MPLS
16 29 (3.27%) iSCSI
17 28 (3.16%) NetScaler
18 27 (3.04%) Network Security
19 20 (2.25%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 173 (19.50%) SQL Server
2 26 (2.93%) MySQL
3 24 (2.71%) SQL Server 2016
4 22 (2.48%) SQL Server 2012
5 19 (2.14%) Amazon RDS
6 17 (1.92%) Power BI
7 15 (1.69%) Azure SQL Database
8 11 (1.24%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
8 11 (1.24%) Data Warehouse
8 11 (1.24%) SQL Server 2014
9 9 (1.01%) MongoDB
10 8 (0.90%) Big Data
10 8 (0.90%) MariaDB
11 7 (0.79%) Data Lake
11 7 (0.79%) Relational Database
12 6 (0.68%) CouchDB
12 6 (0.68%) GIS
12 6 (0.68%) NoSQL
13 5 (0.56%) PostgreSQL
14 4 (0.45%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 19 (2.14%) Jenkins
2 17 (1.92%) Git (software)
3 12 (1.35%) TeamCity
3 12 (1.35%) Visual Studio Team System
4 10 (1.13%) JIRA
4 10 (1.13%) Team Foundation Server
5 9 (1.01%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 9 (1.01%) GitLab
5 9 (1.01%) Travis CI
5 9 (1.01%) Visual Studio
6 7 (0.79%) Selenium
7 5 (0.56%) Bugzilla
7 5 (0.56%) TestLink
8 4 (0.45%) Cucumber
8 4 (0.45%) Subversion
9 3 (0.34%) Octopus Deploy
10 2 (0.23%) Bitbucket
11 1 (0.11%) TestRail
11 1 (0.11%) Zephyr
General
1 70 (7.89%) Finance
2 34 (3.83%) Telecoms
3 25 (2.82%) Public Sector
4 20 (2.25%) Marketing
5 19 (2.14%) Retail
6 16 (1.80%) Local Government
7 15 (1.69%) Games
8 10 (1.13%) Manufacturing
9 9 (1.01%) Back Office
10 7 (0.79%) Military
11 6 (0.68%) Electronics
12 4 (0.45%) Billing
12 4 (0.45%) Law
13 3 (0.34%) Advertising
13 3 (0.34%) Legal
14 2 (0.23%) Automotive
14 2 (0.23%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 210 (23.68%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 125 (14.09%) Support Engineer
3 104 (11.72%) IT Engineer
4 75 (8.46%) IT Support
5 73 (8.23%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 67 (7.55%) Analyst
7 59 (6.65%) Server Engineer
8 56 (6.31%) Consultant
9 52 (5.86%) Infrastructure Support
9 52 (5.86%) IT Support Engineer
10 50 (5.64%) 3rd Line Support
10 50 (5.64%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
11 48 (5.41%) Systems Engineer
12 44 (4.96%) Support Analyst
13 43 (4.85%) Network Engineer
14 42 (4.74%) Technical Engineer
15 40 (4.51%) Architect
16 36 (4.06%) 2nd Line Support
16 36 (4.06%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
17 35 (3.95%) 2nd Line Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (2.37%) Web Services
2 18 (2.03%) LDAP
3 10 (1.13%) Elastic Stack
4 9 (1.01%) Jinja
4 9 (1.01%) JSON
5 7 (0.79%) .NET
6 6 (0.68%) ASP.NET
6 6 (0.68%) COM
6 6 (0.68%) jQuery
6 6 (0.68%) WebRTC
7 5 (0.56%) ASP.NET MVC 5
7 5 (0.56%) HTML
8 4 (0.45%) HTML5
8 4 (0.45%) Node.js
8 4 (0.45%) WinForms
8 4 (0.45%) WPF
9 3 (0.34%) RabbitMQ
9 3 (0.34%) Razor View Engine
9 3 (0.34%) REST
9 3 (0.34%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 152 (17.14%) Data Centre
2 72 (8.12%) Clustering
3 54 (6.09%) Management Information System
4 49 (5.52%) Enterprise Storage
5 45 (5.07%) Analytical Skills
6 41 (4.62%) Self-Motivation
7 39 (4.40%) Private Cloud
8 37 (4.17%) Public Cloud
9 35 (3.95%) Driving Licence
10 26 (2.93%) Replication
11 24 (2.71%) Hybrid Cloud
12 18 (2.03%) PKI
13 14 (1.58%) User Experience
14 12 (1.35%) CMDB
15 11 (1.24%) Enterprise Software
16 8 (0.90%) Wiki
17 7 (0.79%) NHS
17 7 (0.79%) Video Conferencing
18 6 (0.68%) Algorithms
18 6 (0.68%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 703 (79.26%) Windows
2 494 (55.69%) Windows Server
3 183 (20.63%) Windows Server 2012
3 183 (20.63%) Windows Server 2016
4 156 (17.59%) Linux
5 143 (16.12%) Windows 10
6 136 (15.33%) Windows Server 2008
7 73 (8.23%) Windows 7
8 68 (7.67%) Windows Server 2019
9 64 (7.22%) Windows Server 2003
10 47 (5.30%) Windows 8
11 19 (2.14%) Unix
12 16 (1.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 11 (1.24%) CentOS
14 10 (1.13%) Debian
15 9 (1.01%) Apple iOS
16 8 (0.90%) Ubuntu
17 7 (0.79%) Android
18 3 (0.34%) Mac OS
18 3 (0.34%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 273 (30.78%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 167 (18.83%) ITIL
3 132 (14.88%) Problem-Solving
4 92 (10.37%) Server Management
5 84 (9.47%) Disaster Recovery
6 70 (7.89%) DevOps
7 66 (7.44%) Change Management
8 57 (6.43%) Information Security
9 56 (6.31%) Problem Management
9 56 (6.31%) Project Management
10 54 (6.09%) Decision-Making
11 53 (5.98%) Computer Science
11 53 (5.98%) Migration
12 50 (5.64%) Mentoring
13 45 (5.07%) Process Improvement
14 43 (4.85%) Service Management
15 42 (4.74%) Line Management
15 42 (4.74%) Project Delivery
16 41 (4.62%) Customer Requirements
16 41 (4.62%) Proactive Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 201 (22.66%) PowerShell
2 173 (19.50%) SQL
3 60 (6.76%) Python
4 52 (5.86%) Bash Shell
5 18 (2.03%) Java
6 16 (1.80%) JavaScript
7 14 (1.58%) C++
8 13 (1.47%) Shell Script
9 12 (1.35%) Ruby
10 11 (1.24%) VBScript
11 10 (1.13%) Perl
12 9 (1.01%) T-SQL
13 6 (0.68%) C#
13 6 (0.68%) PHP
14 4 (0.45%) C
14 4 (0.45%) Go
15 1 (0.11%) Groovy
15 1 (0.11%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 142 (16.01%) Microsoft Certification
2 108 (12.18%) MCSE
3 90 (10.15%) Degree
4 84 (9.47%) Security Cleared
5 65 (7.33%) Cisco Certification
6 63 (7.10%) MCSA
7 48 (5.41%) DV Cleared
7 48 (5.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 41 (4.62%) CCNA
9 38 (4.28%) SC Cleared
10 30 (3.38%) CCNP
11 28 (3.16%) MCP
12 23 (2.59%) Computer Science Degree
13 22 (2.48%) MCITP
14 18 (2.03%) RHCE
15 14 (1.58%) ITIL Certification
16 9 (1.01%) BPSS Clearance
17 7 (0.79%) CCIE
17 7 (0.79%) DBS Check
18 5 (0.56%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 71 (8.00%) SLA
2 59 (6.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 29 (3.27%) QA
4 26 (2.93%) GDPR
5 25 (2.82%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 23 (2.59%) BS25999
7 8 (0.90%) PCI DSS
8 5 (0.56%) NIST
9 3 (0.34%) Cyber Essentials
9 3 (0.34%) ISO 9001
10 1 (0.11%) ISO 14001
10 1 (0.11%) PMO
System Software
1 538 (60.65%) Active Directory
2 525 (59.19%) VMware Infrastructure
3 83 (9.36%) VMware ESXi
3 83 (9.36%) XenApp
4 68 (7.67%) vSphere
5 58 (6.54%) XenDesktop
6 53 (5.98%) Docker
7 52 (5.86%) Virtual Machines
8 45 (5.07%) Virtual Servers
9 29 (3.27%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 25 (2.82%) VMware Workstation
11 24 (2.71%) BitLocker
11 24 (2.71%) KVM
12 23 (2.59%) NFS
13 20 (2.25%) VirtualBox
14 16 (1.80%) Xen
15 13 (1.47%) Firmware
15 13 (1.47%) Microsoft App-V
16 7 (0.79%) Virtual Desktop
16 7 (0.79%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 151 (17.02%) SCCM
2 71 (8.00%) SCVMM
3 63 (7.10%) WSUS
4 62 (6.99%) SCOM
5 51 (5.75%) Backup Exec
6 49 (5.52%) Ansible
7 48 (5.41%) Terraform
8 47 (5.30%) Kubernetes
8 47 (5.30%) Microsoft Intune
9 38 (4.28%) Puppet
10 32 (3.61%) NetBackup
11 24 (2.71%) EMC NetWorker
11 24 (2.71%) Opscode Chef
12 22 (2.48%) Microsoft Clustering
13 19 (2.14%) Failover Clustering
13 19 (2.14%) vCenter Server
14 14 (1.58%) Kibana
15 12 (1.35%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
15 12 (1.35%) Norton AntiVirus
16 9 (1.01%) Nagios
Vendors
1 657 (74.07%) VMware
2 573 (64.60%) Microsoft
3 207 (23.34%) Citrix
4 200 (22.55%) Cisco
5 110 (12.40%) Veeam
6 108 (12.18%) HP
7 74 (8.34%) Dell
8 52 (5.86%) Symantec
9 50 (5.64%) Sophos
10 49 (5.52%) NetApp
11 37 (4.17%) EMC
12 35 (3.95%) Juniper
13 30 (3.38%) EqualLogic
14 29 (3.27%) SonicWALL
15 24 (2.71%) Red Hat
16 19 (2.14%) McAfee
16 19 (2.14%) Palo Alto
17 16 (1.80%) CommVault
17 16 (1.80%) Oracle
18 14 (1.58%) Meraki