Period
to 26 February 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies 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 26 February 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Hyper-V
UK
6 months to
26 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 180 176 178
Rank change year-on-year -4 +2 0
Permanent jobs citing Hyper-V 2,377 2,946 3,443
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.93% 1.95% 1.96%
As % of the System Software category 11.36% 12.40% 14.64%
Number of salaries quoted 1,987 2,456 2,852
UK median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25% +3.90%
10th Percentile £27,400 £26,250 £24,750
90th Percentile £66,250 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £38,500 £39,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year -2.53% +6.76% +2.78%

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 with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 20,932 23,758 23,515
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 17.00% 15.70% 13.41%
Number of salaries quoted 17,094 19,443 19,422
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.11% +5.88%
10th Percentile £25,750 £25,750 £24,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £82,500 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% +6.67%

Hyper-V
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Hyper-V as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Hyper-V in the UK

Hyper-V
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Hyper-V in the UK

Hyper-V
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Hyper-V over the 6 months to 26 February 2020.

Salary histogram for Hyper-V in the UK

Hyper-V
Top 16 Job Locations

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 over the 6 months to 26 February 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
England -4 2,216 £40,000 -5.88% 555
UK excluding London +11 1,618 £38,500 -2.53% 487
London -2 687 £47,500 -5.00% 110
South East -5 471 £37,500 -11.76% 126
Midlands -10 343 £40,000 -5.88% 66
North of England -6 276 £40,000 +17.65% 136
East of England +42 217 £40,000 +1.29% 53
South West +16 213 £37,500 -6.25% 64
West Midlands -15 210 £37,500 -16.67% 53
North West +14 133 £37,500 +7.14% 75
Yorkshire +22 132 £41,500 +22.06% 45
East Midlands +6 132 £40,000 -5.88% 13
Scotland +60 66 £33,000 -21.89% 18
Wales -11 28 £37,500 - 15
North East -12 11 £35,000 +7.69% 16
Northern Ireland +20 8 - - 9

For the 6 months to 26 February 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 with a requirement for Hyper-V.

1 1,818 (76.48%) Windows
2 1,721 (72.40%) VMware
3 1,540 (64.79%) Microsoft
4 1,400 (58.90%) Active Directory
5 1,319 (55.49%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1,276 (53.68%) Office 365
7 1,229 (51.70%) Windows Server
8 1,198 (50.40%) Azure
9 719 (30.25%) Firewall
10 667 (28.06%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 559 (23.52%) PowerShell
12 558 (23.47%) Cisco
13 552 (23.22%) Citrix
14 529 (22.25%) MS Exchange
14 529 (22.25%) DNS
15 486 (20.45%) AWS
16 470 (19.77%) DHCP
17 462 (19.44%) Windows Server 2012
18 430 (18.09%) SQL
19 425 (17.88%) SAN
20 419 (17.63%) ITIL
21 415 (17.46%) SCCM
22 404 (17.00%) SQL Server
23 391 (16.45%) Data Centre
24 373 (15.69%) Windows 10
25 368 (15.48%) Microsoft Certification
26 349 (14.68%) WAN
27 347 (14.60%) Windows Server 2008
28 332 (13.97%) Linux
29 310 (13.04%) LAN

Hyper-V
Co-occurring IT Skills 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
1 529 (22.25%) MS Exchange
2 307 (12.92%) SharePoint
3 214 (9.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 206 (8.67%) Skype for Business
5 192 (8.08%) Exchange Server 2010
6 157 (6.60%) IIS
7 25 (1.05%) Exchange Server 2007
8 19 (0.80%) Confluence
9 17 (0.72%) Apache
10 13 (0.55%) OpenStack
10 13 (0.55%) SharePoint 2010
11 12 (0.50%) Anypoint
12 11 (0.46%) JBoss
13 10 (0.42%) BizTalk Server
14 9 (0.38%) SharePoint 2013
15 8 (0.34%) SAS
15 8 (0.34%) Tomcat
16 7 (0.29%) IBM Domino
16 7 (0.29%) IBM Notes
17 4 (0.17%) WebSphere
Applications
1 233 (9.80%) Microsoft Office
2 26 (1.09%) Microsoft Excel
3 24 (1.01%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 11 (0.46%) MS Visio
5 8 (0.34%) Photoshop
6 7 (0.29%) Gliffy
7 3 (0.13%) Microsoft Project
8 1 (0.042%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 1 (0.042%) Chatbot
8 1 (0.042%) Maya
8 1 (0.042%) NUKE
Business Applications
1 13 (0.55%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (0.34%) Remedy ITSM
3 7 (0.29%) Dynamics AX
4 4 (0.17%) assyst
4 4 (0.17%) Payment Gateway
5 3 (0.13%) Oracle Applications
6 2 (0.084%) Epicor Tropos
6 2 (0.084%) SAP Business One
7 1 (0.042%) Dynamics NAV
7 1 (0.042%) Infor CloudSuite
7 1 (0.042%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 1,276 (53.68%) Office 365
2 1,198 (50.40%) Azure
3 486 (20.45%) AWS
4 192 (8.08%) IaaS
5 136 (5.72%) PaaS
6 131 (5.51%) SaaS
7 127 (5.34%) Azure Active Directory
8 85 (3.58%) Cloud Computing
9 60 (2.52%) GCP
10 56 (2.36%) OneDrive
11 40 (1.68%) Mimecast
12 31 (1.30%) Amazon EC2
13 28 (1.18%) AWS CloudFormation
14 24 (1.01%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 23 (0.97%) Power Platform
15 23 (0.97%) Virtual Private Cloud
16 22 (0.93%) Serverless
17 21 (0.88%) Amazon ECS
18 16 (0.67%) Azure ExpressRoute
18 16 (0.67%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 719 (30.25%) Firewall
2 529 (22.25%) DNS
3 470 (19.77%) DHCP
4 425 (17.88%) SAN
5 349 (14.68%) WAN
6 310 (13.04%) LAN
6 310 (13.04%) TCP/IP
7 234 (9.84%) VPN
8 215 (9.05%) VoIP
9 192 (8.08%) VLAN
10 181 (7.61%) Wireless
11 164 (6.90%) Skype
12 127 (5.34%) NAS
13 114 (4.80%) NetScaler
14 81 (3.41%) Remote Desktop
15 75 (3.16%) iSCSI
16 70 (2.94%) Wi-Fi
17 54 (2.27%) BGP
17 54 (2.27%) Internet
17 54 (2.27%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 404 (17.00%) SQL Server
2 59 (2.48%) Amazon RDS
3 39 (1.64%) SQL Server 2012
4 36 (1.51%) Azure SQL Database
5 24 (1.01%) MySQL
6 23 (0.97%) SQL Server 2016
7 17 (0.72%) SQL Server 2008
8 16 (0.67%) Power BI
8 16 (0.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 15 (0.63%) Data Lake
10 13 (0.55%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 12 (0.50%) SQL Server 2014
11 12 (0.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 11 (0.46%) Data Warehouse
13 9 (0.38%) MS Access
13 9 (0.38%) NoSQL
14 7 (0.29%) Relational Database
14 7 (0.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 6 (0.25%) Big Data
15 6 (0.25%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 50 (2.10%) Visual Studio
2 31 (1.30%) JIRA
3 28 (1.18%) Visual Studio Team System
4 27 (1.14%) Git (software)
5 21 (0.88%) Jenkins
6 15 (0.63%) Selenium
7 13 (0.55%) MSI
8 12 (0.50%) Bitbucket
9 8 (0.34%) Team Foundation Server
10 7 (0.29%) Chocolatey
10 7 (0.29%) Cucumber
10 7 (0.29%) TestRail
10 7 (0.29%) Zephyr
11 6 (0.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 6 (0.25%) TeamCity
12 5 (0.21%) Octopus Deploy
13 4 (0.17%) Subversion
14 3 (0.13%) CircleCI
15 2 (0.084%) Mercurial
15 2 (0.084%) MSBuild
General
1 207 (8.71%) Finance
2 91 (3.83%) Telecoms
3 87 (3.66%) Public Sector
4 75 (3.16%) Retail
5 38 (1.60%) Games
6 37 (1.56%) Marketing
7 35 (1.47%) Law
8 34 (1.43%) Legal
9 30 (1.26%) Local Government
10 29 (1.22%) Manufacturing
11 25 (1.05%) Electronics
12 18 (0.76%) Advertising
13 15 (0.63%) Automotive
13 15 (0.63%) Back Office
14 10 (0.42%) Banking
15 7 (0.29%) Financial Institution
15 7 (0.29%) German Language
16 4 (0.17%) Pharmaceutical
17 3 (0.13%) Publishing
18 2 (0.084%) Military
Job Titles
1 527 (22.17%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 400 (16.83%) Support Engineer
3 304 (12.79%) IT Engineer
4 268 (11.27%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 256 (10.77%) IT Support
6 192 (8.08%) Analyst
7 176 (7.40%) 2nd Line Support
8 174 (7.32%) 3rd Line Support
9 172 (7.24%) Consultant
10 165 (6.94%) IT Support Engineer
11 145 (6.10%) Architect
12 132 (5.55%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
13 120 (5.05%) Support Analyst
14 112 (4.71%) Administrator
15 111 (4.67%) Cloud Engineer
16 100 (4.21%) Systems Administrator
17 98 (4.12%) Azure Engineer
18 97 (4.08%) 2nd Line Engineer
18 97 (4.08%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
19 92 (3.87%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 73 (3.07%) Web Services
2 35 (1.47%) .NET
3 20 (0.84%) Middleware
4 18 (0.76%) JSON
5 14 (0.59%) Node.js
5 14 (0.59%) REST
5 14 (0.59%) SOAP
6 11 (0.46%) LDAP
7 10 (0.42%) Elastic Stack
8 8 (0.34%) 802.1X
8 8 (0.34%) SAML
9 7 (0.29%) ADSI
9 7 (0.29%) OAuth
9 7 (0.29%) XML
9 7 (0.29%) YAML
10 5 (0.21%) COM
10 5 (0.21%) HTML
11 4 (0.17%) jQuery
11 4 (0.17%) RESTful
12 3 (0.13%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 391 (16.45%) Data Centre
2 147 (6.18%) Clustering
3 102 (4.29%) Driving Licence
4 91 (3.83%) Public Cloud
5 88 (3.70%) Management Information System
6 79 (3.32%) Analytical Skills
7 76 (3.20%) Self-Motivation
8 58 (2.44%) Replication
9 56 (2.36%) Hybrid Cloud
9 56 (2.36%) Private Cloud
10 55 (2.31%) Enterprise Storage
11 32 (1.35%) PKI
12 29 (1.22%) CMDB
13 27 (1.14%) Linux Command Line
14 25 (1.05%) Fat Client
14 25 (1.05%) Thin Client
15 21 (0.88%) CCTV
16 20 (0.84%) Enterprise Software
17 19 (0.80%) User Experience
18 18 (0.76%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 1,818 (76.48%) Windows
2 1,229 (51.70%) Windows Server
3 462 (19.44%) Windows Server 2012
4 373 (15.69%) Windows 10
5 347 (14.60%) Windows Server 2008
6 332 (13.97%) Linux
7 219 (9.21%) Windows 7
8 162 (6.82%) Windows 8
9 83 (3.49%) Windows Server 2003
10 48 (2.02%) Unix
11 27 (1.14%) Mac OS
12 24 (1.01%) CentOS
13 22 (0.93%) Ubuntu
14 21 (0.88%) Android
14 21 (0.88%) Mac OS X
15 20 (0.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 17 (0.72%) Apple iOS
17 14 (0.59%) VMS
18 13 (0.55%) Solaris
19 12 (0.50%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 667 (28.06%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 419 (17.63%) ITIL
3 242 (10.18%) Problem-Solving
4 208 (8.75%) Migration
5 180 (7.57%) DevOps
6 166 (6.98%) Mentoring
7 158 (6.65%) Disaster Recovery
8 144 (6.06%) Project Management
9 125 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
10 115 (4.84%) Presales
11 95 (4.00%) Server Management
12 91 (3.83%) Information Security
13 90 (3.79%) Change Management
14 88 (3.70%) Computer Science
14 88 (3.70%) Load Balancing
15 84 (3.53%) Service Delivery
16 79 (3.32%) Configuration Management
16 79 (3.32%) Cybersecurity
17 73 (3.07%) Decision-Making
17 73 (3.07%) Project Delivery
Programming Languages
1 559 (23.52%) PowerShell
2 430 (18.09%) SQL
3 92 (3.87%) Python
4 64 (2.69%) Bash Shell
5 62 (2.61%) Shell Script
6 35 (1.47%) JavaScript
6 35 (1.47%) VBScript
7 32 (1.35%) C#
8 22 (0.93%) Java
9 17 (0.72%) Perl
10 16 (0.67%) PHP
11 14 (0.59%) Ruby
12 13 (0.55%) C
13 10 (0.42%) C++
14 7 (0.29%) T-SQL
15 4 (0.17%) VB.NET
16 3 (0.13%) Go
16 3 (0.13%) VB
Qualifications
1 368 (15.48%) Microsoft Certification
2 245 (10.31%) MCSE
3 214 (9.00%) MCSA
4 167 (7.03%) Cisco Certification
5 163 (6.86%) Degree
6 139 (5.85%) CCNA
7 107 (4.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 95 (4.00%) Security Cleared
9 87 (3.66%) MCP
10 63 (2.65%) CCNP
11 58 (2.44%) Computer Science Degree
12 49 (2.06%) Citrix Certification
12 49 (2.06%) DV Cleared
13 44 (1.85%) ITIL Certification
14 38 (1.60%) MCITP
14 38 (1.60%) SC Cleared
15 27 (1.14%) CCA
16 18 (0.76%) DBS Check
17 12 (0.50%) A+ Certification
17 12 (0.50%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 187 (7.87%) SLA
2 110 (4.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 32 (1.35%) QA
4 28 (1.18%) Cyber Essentials
5 24 (1.01%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 20 (0.84%) GDPR
6 20 (0.84%) ISO 9001
7 11 (0.46%) PCI DSS
8 10 (0.42%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 9 (0.38%) NIST
10 8 (0.34%) BS25999
11 7 (0.29%) COBIT
12 6 (0.25%) Actionable Recommendations
13 5 (0.21%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
14 3 (0.13%) ISO 14001
14 3 (0.13%) PMO
15 1 (0.042%) HL7
15 1 (0.042%) NCSC
15 1 (0.042%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1,400 (58.90%) Active Directory
2 1,319 (55.49%) VMware Infrastructure
3 260 (10.94%) XenApp
4 185 (7.78%) Virtual Machines
5 166 (6.98%) vSphere
6 153 (6.44%) XenDesktop
7 138 (5.81%) VMware ESXi
8 71 (2.99%) Virtual Servers
9 62 (2.61%) Docker
10 54 (2.27%) VirtualBox
11 52 (2.19%) Microsoft App-V
12 50 (2.10%) Citrix Hypervisor
13 35 (1.47%) Firmware
14 34 (1.43%) Virtual Desktop
15 28 (1.18%) Xen
16 26 (1.09%) KVM
16 26 (1.09%) Microsoft Virtual Server
16 26 (1.09%) Terminal Services
17 18 (0.76%) NFS
17 18 (0.76%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 415 (17.46%) SCCM
2 137 (5.76%) WSUS
3 115 (4.84%) SCOM
4 111 (4.67%) Microsoft Intune
5 89 (3.74%) SCVMM
6 74 (3.11%) Terraform
7 70 (2.94%) Puppet
8 67 (2.82%) Kubernetes
9 63 (2.65%) Backup Exec
10 60 (2.52%) Ansible
11 59 (2.48%) Opscode Chef
12 45 (1.89%) Microsoft Clustering
13 42 (1.77%) XenMobile
14 40 (1.68%) NetBackup
15 33 (1.39%) SCOrch
16 30 (1.26%) Norton AntiVirus
17 29 (1.22%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
18 26 (1.09%) Failover Clustering
19 25 (1.05%) vCenter Server
20 24 (1.01%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 1,721 (72.40%) VMware
2 1,540 (64.79%) Microsoft
3 558 (23.47%) Cisco
4 552 (23.22%) Citrix
5 258 (10.85%) HP
6 236 (9.93%) Veeam
7 153 (6.44%) Dell
8 129 (5.43%) NetApp
9 105 (4.42%) Symantec
10 77 (3.24%) EMC
11 73 (3.07%) Meraki
12 70 (2.94%) SonicWALL
13 62 (2.61%) Oracle
14 55 (2.31%) Sophos
15 48 (2.02%) EqualLogic
16 45 (1.89%) Google
16 45 (1.89%) WatchGuard
17 41 (1.72%) Juniper
18 40 (1.68%) CommVault
19 39 (1.64%) Avaya