Period
to 15 October 2021

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 15 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Hyper-V
UK
6 months to
15 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 259 201 171
Rank change year-on-year -58 -30 +31
Permanent jobs citing Hyper-V 1,663 835 2,865
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 1.33% 1.74% 2.08%
As % of the System Software category 7.41% 9.42% 12.06%
Number of salaries quoted 1,439 735 2,527
10th Percentile £25,750 £27,200 £26,250
25th Percentile £31,250 £35,000 £31,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £40,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median % change year-on-year -11.11% +12.50% -3.61%
75th Percentile £53,750 £55,000 £52,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £66,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £37,500 £42,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year -11.76% +13.33% -

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 22,448 8,862 23,756
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 17.95% 18.49% 17.26%
Number of salaries quoted 15,481 7,611 19,812
10th Percentile £28,500 £30,717 £25,500
25th Percentile £38,750 £40,000 £32,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year - +10.00% -
75th Percentile £77,500 £72,500 £70,000
90th Percentile £95,000 £87,500 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -

Hyper-V
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Hyper-V in the UK

Hyper-V
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Hyper-V.

Salary trend for Hyper-V in the UK

Hyper-V
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Hyper-V over the 6 months to 15 October 2021.

Salary histogram for Hyper-V in the UK

Hyper-V
Top 17 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 15 October 2021. 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 -61 1,449 £40,000 -11.11% 413
UK excluding London -31 1,253 £37,500 -11.76% 379
North of England -13 336 £37,500 -3.23% 123
London -173 297 £55,000 +10.00% 64
Work from Home -132 282 £46,500 -11.43% 61
South East -102 271 £40,000 -11.11% 72
Midlands -21 245 £40,000 -5.88% 69
Yorkshire -13 154 £39,500 +12.86% 36
South West -26 147 £35,500 -11.25% 41
West Midlands -43 147 £40,500 -4.71% 31
North West -45 147 £36,500 -18.89% 72
East of England -32 144 £37,558 -11.63% 43
East Midlands +1 96 £38,750 +6.16% 38
Scotland -18 91 £36,250 -8.81% 16
North East -9 35 £33,625 +17.98% 15
Wales -61 18 £35,000 -10.26% 12
Channel Islands - 4 £38,000 - 2

For the 6 months to 15 October 2021, 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 1,246 (74.92%) Windows
2 1,172 (70.48%) VMware
3 1,153 (69.33%) Microsoft
4 1,066 (64.10%) Active Directory
5 1,054 (63.38%) Microsoft 365
6 1,009 (60.67%) Azure
7 875 (52.62%) Windows Server
8 850 (51.11%) VMware Infrastructure
9 589 (35.42%) Firewall
10 482 (28.98%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 447 (26.88%) DNS
12 425 (25.56%) Social Skills
13 376 (22.61%) DHCP
14 358 (21.53%) Cisco
15 353 (21.23%) PowerShell
16 328 (19.72%) ITIL
17 318 (19.12%) WAN
18 300 (18.04%) Windows Server 2012
19 298 (17.92%) SharePoint
20 295 (17.74%) LAN
21 292 (17.56%) Linux
22 287 (17.26%) AWS
23 280 (16.84%) MS Exchange
24 279 (16.78%) SQL
25 278 (16.72%) Citrix
26 276 (16.60%) Windows 10
27 267 (16.06%) SAN
28 264 (15.87%) Microsoft Office
29 250 (15.03%) VPN
30 245 (14.73%) Microsoft Certification

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
1 298 (17.92%) SharePoint
2 280 (16.84%) MS Exchange
3 107 (6.43%) IIS
4 49 (2.95%) Exchange Server 2010
5 33 (1.98%) Skype for Business
6 32 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2013
7 20 (1.20%) OpenStack
8 15 (0.90%) Exchange Server 2007
9 14 (0.84%) Tomcat
10 12 (0.72%) Apache
11 11 (0.66%) SAS
12 10 (0.60%) SharePoint 2013
13 8 (0.48%) Exchange Server 2003
14 7 (0.42%) WordPress
15 6 (0.36%) CMS
15 6 (0.36%) Drupal
16 5 (0.30%) Confluence
16 5 (0.30%) WildFly
17 4 (0.24%) SharePoint Server
18 3 (0.18%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 264 (15.87%) Microsoft Office
2 17 (1.02%) Microsoft Excel
3 10 (0.60%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 6 (0.36%) MicroStation
4 6 (0.36%) Photoshop
4 6 (0.36%) Revit
5 5 (0.30%) Microsoft Project
5 5 (0.30%) MS Visio
6 3 (0.18%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.060%) 1Password
Business Applications
1 10 (0.60%) Dynamics CRM
1 10 (0.60%) Sentinel
2 7 (0.42%) Sage 200
3 6 (0.36%) Unica
4 5 (0.30%) SAP Business One
5 4 (0.24%) FastStats
6 3 (0.18%) Workfront
7 2 (0.12%) Dynamics GP
7 2 (0.12%) Dynamics NAV
8 1 (0.060%) NetSuite
8 1 (0.060%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 1,054 (63.38%) Microsoft 365
2 1,009 (60.67%) Azure
3 287 (17.26%) AWS
4 166 (9.98%) Azure Active Directory
5 117 (7.04%) IaaS
6 80 (4.81%) PaaS
7 78 (4.69%) SaaS
8 67 (4.03%) OneDrive
9 66 (3.97%) Mimecast
10 63 (3.79%) GCP
11 56 (3.37%) Power Platform
12 27 (1.62%) Azure Storage
13 24 (1.44%) Cloud Computing
13 24 (1.44%) Serverless
14 21 (1.26%) Amazon EC2
15 19 (1.14%) Google Workspace
15 19 (1.14%) PowerApps
16 18 (1.08%) AWS CloudFormation
17 17 (1.02%) Azure Sentinel
18 16 (0.96%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 589 (35.42%) Firewall
2 447 (26.88%) DNS
3 376 (22.61%) DHCP
4 318 (19.12%) WAN
5 295 (17.74%) LAN
6 267 (16.06%) SAN
7 250 (15.03%) VPN
8 204 (12.27%) VLAN
9 198 (11.91%) TCP/IP
10 112 (6.73%) VoIP
10 112 (6.73%) Wireless
11 97 (5.83%) Wi-Fi
12 90 (5.41%) Remote Desktop
13 80 (4.81%) Network Security
14 71 (4.27%) NAS
15 51 (3.07%) Internet
15 51 (3.07%) MPLS
16 44 (2.65%) Skype
17 35 (2.10%) SSL
18 29 (1.74%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 215 (12.93%) SQL Server
2 43 (2.59%) Power BI
3 41 (2.47%) Amazon RDS
4 20 (1.20%) Azure SQL Database
5 19 (1.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 17 (1.02%) MySQL
7 14 (0.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 9 (0.54%) SQL Server 2016
9 7 (0.42%) Relational Database
10 6 (0.36%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
10 6 (0.36%) Data Lake
10 6 (0.36%) Data Warehouse
11 5 (0.30%) SQL Server 2012
11 5 (0.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 4 (0.24%) Big Data
12 4 (0.24%) Oracle Database
12 4 (0.24%) SQL Server 2008
12 4 (0.24%) SQL Server 2019
13 3 (0.18%) RDBMS
14 2 (0.12%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 21 (1.26%) JIRA
2 11 (0.66%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 10 (0.60%) Git (software)
4 6 (0.36%) Android Studio
4 6 (0.36%) Jenkins
4 6 (0.36%) Maven
4 6 (0.36%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 6 (0.36%) WinDbg
4 6 (0.36%) Xcode
5 5 (0.30%) Ant
5 5 (0.30%) Gradle
5 5 (0.30%) Subversion
5 5 (0.30%) Visual Studio
6 3 (0.18%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 3 (0.18%) MSI
7 2 (0.12%) Octopus Deploy
7 2 (0.12%) Selenium
8 1 (0.060%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (0.060%) TeamCity
8 1 (0.060%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 425 (25.56%) Social Skills
2 98 (5.89%) Finance
3 91 (5.47%) Analytical Skills
4 68 (4.09%) Manufacturing
4 68 (4.09%) Telecoms
5 56 (3.37%) Public Sector
6 42 (2.53%) Organisational Skills
7 31 (1.86%) Back Office
7 31 (1.86%) Presentation Skills
8 27 (1.62%) Documentation Skills
9 24 (1.44%) Marketing
10 23 (1.38%) Retail
11 21 (1.26%) Legal
12 18 (1.08%) Law
13 13 (0.78%) Pharmaceutical
14 10 (0.60%) Advertising
15 8 (0.48%) Games
15 8 (0.48%) Local Government
16 6 (0.36%) Banking
17 5 (0.30%) Digital Economy
Job Titles
1 381 (22.91%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 232 (13.95%) Support Engineer
3 209 (12.57%) IT Engineer
4 190 (11.43%) IT Support
5 155 (9.32%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 131 (7.88%) 3rd Line Support
7 129 (7.76%) Consultant
8 122 (7.34%) Analyst
9 99 (5.95%) Architect
10 88 (5.29%) IT Support Engineer
11 87 (5.23%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
12 80 (4.81%) 2nd Line Support
13 75 (4.51%) Administrator
14 70 (4.21%) Support Analyst
15 67 (4.03%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
16 65 (3.91%) Systems Administrator
17 63 (3.79%) Systems Engineer
18 62 (3.73%) IT Manager
19 58 (3.49%) Cloud Engineer
19 58 (3.49%) IT Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (1.32%) JSON
2 20 (1.20%) .NET
2 20 (1.20%) Web Services
3 19 (1.14%) HTML
3 19 (1.14%) LDAP
4 14 (0.84%) REST
5 13 (0.78%) SOAP
6 12 (0.72%) ARM Templates
6 12 (0.72%) Regular Expression
7 10 (0.60%) CSS
7 10 (0.60%) Middleware
8 7 (0.42%) LAMP
9 6 (0.36%) AngularJS
9 6 (0.36%) ASP.NET
9 6 (0.36%) iOS SDK
9 6 (0.36%) Kafka
9 6 (0.36%) SAML
10 5 (0.30%) Elastic Stack
10 5 (0.30%) jQuery
10 5 (0.30%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 206 (12.39%) Data Centre
2 119 (7.16%) Driving Licence
3 93 (5.59%) Public Cloud
4 72 (4.33%) Clustering
5 63 (3.79%) Management Information System
6 44 (2.65%) Private Cloud
6 44 (2.65%) Self-Motivation
7 41 (2.47%) Replication
8 40 (2.41%) Hybrid Cloud
9 21 (1.26%) Video Conferencing
10 20 (1.20%) User Experience
11 19 (1.14%) Enterprise Storage
11 19 (1.14%) Fat Client
11 19 (1.14%) PKI
11 19 (1.14%) Thin Client
12 18 (1.08%) HP Storage
13 16 (0.96%) Data Protection Act
14 15 (0.90%) Cyber Defence
15 14 (0.84%) Enterprise Software
16 13 (0.78%) Cloud Native
Operating Systems
1 1,246 (74.92%) Windows
2 875 (52.62%) Windows Server
3 300 (18.04%) Windows Server 2012
4 292 (17.56%) Linux
5 276 (16.60%) Windows 10
6 224 (13.47%) Windows Server 2019
7 221 (13.29%) Windows Server 2016
8 171 (10.28%) Windows Server 2008
9 77 (4.63%) Windows 7
10 53 (3.19%) Windows 8
11 43 (2.59%) Mac OS X
12 36 (2.16%) Android
13 35 (2.10%) Unix
14 33 (1.98%) Windows Server 2003
15 30 (1.80%) Mac OS
16 29 (1.74%) Apple iOS
17 27 (1.62%) Windows XP
18 23 (1.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
19 16 (0.96%) VMS
20 14 (0.84%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 482 (28.98%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 328 (19.72%) ITIL
3 219 (13.17%) Problem-Solving
4 201 (12.09%) Migration
5 164 (9.86%) Disaster Recovery
6 153 (9.20%) Project Management
7 122 (7.34%) Service Delivery
8 117 (7.04%) Cybersecurity
9 98 (5.89%) Presales
10 89 (5.35%) Mentoring
11 75 (4.51%) Project Delivery
11 75 (4.51%) Service Management
12 72 (4.33%) Change Management
13 65 (3.91%) DevOps
13 65 (3.91%) Server Management
14 64 (3.85%) Information Security
15 63 (3.79%) High Availability
16 62 (3.73%) IT Strategy
17 61 (3.67%) Load Balancing
18 56 (3.37%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 353 (21.23%) PowerShell
2 279 (16.78%) SQL
3 69 (4.15%) Python
4 40 (2.41%) Bash Shell
5 26 (1.56%) Java
6 22 (1.32%) T-SQL
7 21 (1.26%) JavaScript
8 20 (1.20%) PHP
9 17 (1.02%) C#
10 14 (0.84%) C
11 7 (0.42%) C++
11 7 (0.42%) Perl
12 6 (0.36%) Apple Swift
12 6 (0.36%) Objective-C
12 6 (0.36%) R
12 6 (0.36%) VB
12 6 (0.36%) VBScript
13 5 (0.30%) Shell Script
13 5 (0.30%) VB.NET
14 1 (0.060%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 245 (14.73%) Microsoft Certification
2 142 (8.54%) MCSE
3 108 (6.49%) Degree
4 94 (5.65%) Cisco Certification
5 93 (5.59%) MCSA
6 77 (4.63%) Security Cleared
7 75 (4.51%) CCNA
8 70 (4.21%) MCP
9 65 (3.91%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 51 (3.07%) SC Cleared
11 50 (3.01%) MCITP
12 35 (2.10%) CCNP
13 30 (1.80%) ITIL Certification
14 26 (1.56%) Citrix Certification
14 26 (1.56%) Computer Science Degree
15 25 (1.50%) DBS Check
16 20 (1.20%) DV Cleared
17 17 (1.02%) VCP6
18 15 (0.90%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
19 13 (0.78%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 120 (7.22%) SLA
2 72 (4.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 38 (2.29%) GDPR
4 28 (1.68%) Cyber Essentials
5 21 (1.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 11 (0.66%) QA
7 8 (0.48%) ISO 9001
8 7 (0.42%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
8 7 (0.42%) NCSC
8 7 (0.42%) PMO
9 6 (0.36%) COBIT
10 5 (0.30%) HL7
10 5 (0.30%) NIST
11 4 (0.24%) HIPAA
11 4 (0.24%) PCI DSS
12 3 (0.18%) SOC 2
13 2 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 20000
13 2 (0.12%) Solvency II
14 1 (0.060%) Accessibility
System Software
1 1,066 (64.10%) Active Directory
2 850 (51.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 101 (6.07%) XenApp
4 83 (4.99%) vSphere
5 71 (4.27%) XenDesktop
6 70 (4.21%) VMware ESXi
7 69 (4.15%) Virtual Machines
8 44 (2.65%) Virtual Servers
9 35 (2.10%) Docker
10 26 (1.56%) KVM
11 25 (1.50%) Virtual Desktop
12 22 (1.32%) NFS
13 16 (0.96%) Citrix Hypervisor
14 15 (0.90%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 15 (0.90%) Terminal Services
15 14 (0.84%) Terminal Server
16 13 (0.78%) RHEV
16 13 (0.78%) VirtualBox
17 12 (0.72%) VMware Server
18 11 (0.66%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 192 (11.55%) SCCM
2 159 (9.56%) Microsoft Intune
3 94 (5.65%) WSUS
4 79 (4.75%) Terraform
5 59 (3.55%) Active Directory Federation Services
6 58 (3.49%) SCOM
7 56 (3.37%) Ansible
8 42 (2.53%) Kubernetes
9 34 (2.04%) Backup Exec
10 33 (1.98%) SCVMM
11 31 (1.86%) Failover Clustering
12 27 (1.62%) Opscode Chef
13 25 (1.50%) Puppet
14 20 (1.20%) FortiGate
15 19 (1.14%) vCenter Server
16 18 (1.08%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
17 16 (0.96%) NetBackup
18 14 (0.84%) Single Sign-On
19 13 (0.78%) Nagios
20 11 (0.66%) Jamf Pro
Vendors
1 1,172 (70.48%) VMware
2 1,153 (69.33%) Microsoft
3 358 (21.53%) Cisco
4 278 (16.72%) Citrix
5 223 (13.41%) Veeam
6 137 (8.24%) HP
7 109 (6.55%) Dell
8 89 (5.35%) NetApp
9 86 (5.17%) Meraki
10 79 (4.75%) Sophos
11 78 (4.69%) SonicWALL
12 67 (4.03%) Apple
12 67 (4.03%) Google
13 63 (3.79%) Aruba
14 31 (1.86%) Juniper
15 30 (1.80%) Adobe
15 30 (1.80%) Oracle
15 30 (1.80%) Palo Alto
15 30 (1.80%) Veritas
16 29 (1.74%) WatchGuard