Period
to 24 May 2019

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 24 May 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Hyper-V
UK
6 months to
24 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 160 174 180
Rank change year-on-year +14 +6 +15
Permanent jobs citing Hyper-V 3,154 3,433 3,327
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 2.17% 1.99% 1.96%
As % of the System Software category 13.17% 14.15% 15.82%
Number of salaries quoted 2,739 2,788 2,980
UK median annual salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £66,250 £62,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% +1.33% -

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 23,954 24,256 21,035
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 16.49% 14.07% 12.42%
Number of salaries quoted 19,550 19,669 17,635
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +11.76% +4.94%
10th Percentile £25,750 £25,000 £23,750
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £41,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +3.66% +9.33% -

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 24 May 2019.

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 24 May 2019. 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 +17 3,025 £42,500 +1.19% 121
UK excluding London +15 2,261 £40,000 +5.26% 100
London +23 826 £50,000 +5.26% 27
South East +8 700 £41,000 +2.50% 23
North of England +5 465 £35,000 - 34
Midlands +28 463 £42,500 +8.97% 20
South West +18 305 £41,000 +2.50% 10
West Midlands +9 291 £45,000 +20.00% 13
East of England +64 255 £37,500 -6.25% 7
North West -35 225 £37,500 - 23
Yorkshire +45 212 £34,000 -2.86% 10
East Midlands +43 171 £40,000 - 7
Scotland -21 48 £35,000 +2.94% 5
North East +15 28 £39,500 +31.67% 1
Wales -33 19 £35,000 -12.50%
Isle of Man 0 5 £45,000 -10.00%
Northern Ireland -30 2 £35,000 +3.70%

For the 6 months to 24 May 2019, 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 2,402 (76.16%) Windows
2 2,290 (72.61%) VMware
3 2,016 (63.92%) Active Directory
4 1,913 (60.65%) Microsoft
5 1,727 (54.76%) Windows Server
6 1,648 (52.25%) VMware Infrastructure
7 1,461 (46.32%) Office 365
8 1,445 (45.81%) Microsoft Azure
9 977 (30.98%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 954 (30.25%) Firewall
11 863 (27.36%) Cisco
12 846 (26.82%) DNS
13 823 (26.09%) PowerShell
14 815 (25.84%) Windows Server 2012
15 728 (23.08%) DHCP
16 727 (23.05%) Citrix
17 719 (22.80%) MS Exchange
18 710 (22.51%) Windows Server 2008
19 705 (22.35%) ITIL
20 698 (22.13%) SQL
21 632 (20.04%) SQL Server
22 621 (19.69%) Amazon AWS
23 587 (18.61%) SCCM
24 578 (18.33%) Linux
25 502 (15.92%) Microsoft Certification
26 486 (15.41%) WAN
27 470 (14.90%) LAN
28 467 (14.81%) HP
29 460 (14.58%) Data Centre
30 447 (14.17%) SAN

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
1 719 (22.80%) MS Exchange
2 368 (11.67%) SharePoint
3 266 (8.43%) Exchange Server 2010
4 262 (8.31%) IIS
5 234 (7.42%) Exchange Server 2013
6 204 (6.47%) Skype for Business
7 116 (3.68%) Apache
8 78 (2.47%) Tomcat
9 47 (1.49%) Exchange Server 2007
9 47 (1.49%) SharePoint 2013
10 38 (1.20%) Exchange Server 2003
11 25 (0.79%) Confluence
12 23 (0.73%) OpenStack
12 23 (0.73%) SharePoint Server
13 18 (0.57%) nginx
14 13 (0.41%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
15 11 (0.35%) JBoss
15 11 (0.35%) SAS
15 11 (0.35%) WebLogic
16 9 (0.29%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 364 (11.54%) Microsoft Office
2 35 (1.11%) Microsoft Excel
3 19 (0.60%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 11 (0.35%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.032%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 38 (1.20%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (0.25%) Dynamics AX
3 5 (0.16%) Dynamics NAV
3 5 (0.16%) Q-Pulse
3 5 (0.16%) Sage CRM
4 4 (0.13%) Dynamics GP
4 4 (0.13%) Infor SunSystems
4 4 (0.13%) Workfront
5 3 (0.095%) Line 50
5 3 (0.095%) Line 500
6 2 (0.063%) Payment Gateway
6 2 (0.063%) Sage 50
7 1 (0.032%) Lorenzo
7 1 (0.032%) Magento
7 1 (0.032%) Oracle EBS R12
7 1 (0.032%) Oracle Payables
7 1 (0.032%) Sage 1000
7 1 (0.032%) Sage 300 ERP
7 1 (0.032%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 1 (0.032%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 1,461 (46.32%) Office 365
2 1,445 (45.81%) Microsoft Azure
3 621 (19.69%) Amazon AWS
4 274 (8.69%) IaaS
5 196 (6.21%) Azure Active Directory
6 180 (5.71%) SaaS
7 179 (5.68%) PaaS
8 89 (2.82%) Google Cloud Platform
9 72 (2.28%) Mimecast
10 66 (2.09%) OneDrive
11 61 (1.93%) Cloud Computing
12 57 (1.81%) Azure Stack
13 38 (1.20%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 38 (1.20%) AWS CloudFormation
14 30 (0.95%) Dynamics 365
15 24 (0.76%) Amazon S3
16 22 (0.70%) Datadog
17 21 (0.67%) Amazon EC2
17 21 (0.67%) BPaaS
18 19 (0.60%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 954 (30.25%) Firewall
2 846 (26.82%) DNS
3 728 (23.08%) DHCP
4 486 (15.41%) WAN
5 470 (14.90%) LAN
6 447 (14.17%) SAN
7 429 (13.60%) TCP/IP
8 314 (9.96%) VPN
9 280 (8.88%) VLAN
10 203 (6.44%) Wireless
11 199 (6.31%) Skype
12 198 (6.28%) VoIP
13 140 (4.44%) NetScaler
14 129 (4.09%) NAS
15 122 (3.87%) iSCSI
16 120 (3.80%) Network Security
17 110 (3.49%) Remote Desktop
18 84 (2.66%) Internet
19 81 (2.57%) MPLS
20 63 (2.00%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 632 (20.04%) SQL Server
2 72 (2.28%) SQL Server 2012
3 62 (1.97%) SQL Server 2008
4 54 (1.71%) Amazon RDS
5 48 (1.52%) MySQL
6 44 (1.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 38 (1.20%) Azure SQL Database
8 37 (1.17%) SQL Server 2014
9 34 (1.08%) Relational Database
9 34 (1.08%) SQL Server 2016
10 32 (1.01%) NoSQL
11 26 (0.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 23 (0.73%) Oracle Database
13 22 (0.70%) MongoDB
14 21 (0.67%) PostgreSQL
15 18 (0.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 17 (0.54%) SQL Server 2005
17 14 (0.44%) Amazon DynamoDB
17 14 (0.44%) DB2
18 11 (0.35%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 96 (3.04%) Jenkins
1 96 (3.04%) Visual Studio Team System
2 62 (1.97%) Visual Studio
3 56 (1.78%) JIRA
4 40 (1.27%) Ant
4 40 (1.27%) Maven
5 38 (1.20%) Gradle
5 38 (1.20%) Team Foundation Server
6 34 (1.08%) Git (software)
7 32 (1.01%) TestRail
7 32 (1.01%) Zephyr
8 27 (0.86%) Vagrant
9 26 (0.82%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 22 (0.70%) Travis CI
11 14 (0.44%) GitLab
11 14 (0.44%) Selenium
12 13 (0.41%) Octopus Deploy
12 13 (0.41%) Sonatype Nexus
13 11 (0.35%) Chocolatey
14 9 (0.29%) TeamCity
General
1 432 (13.70%) Finance
2 89 (2.82%) Legal
3 62 (1.97%) Retail
3 62 (1.97%) Telecoms
4 48 (1.52%) Electronics
5 44 (1.40%) Financial Institution
6 42 (1.33%) Banking
7 41 (1.30%) Law
8 30 (0.95%) Manufacturing
9 23 (0.73%) Games
9 23 (0.73%) Marketing
10 22 (0.70%) Advertising
11 19 (0.60%) Back Office
12 12 (0.38%) Publishing
13 10 (0.32%) Aerospace
14 8 (0.25%) German Language
14 8 (0.25%) Investment Banking
14 8 (0.25%) Local Government
15 7 (0.22%) French Language
15 7 (0.22%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 826 (26.19%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 389 (12.33%) Support Engineer
3 334 (10.59%) IT Engineer
4 308 (9.77%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 297 (9.42%) Analyst
6 262 (8.31%) IT Support
7 217 (6.88%) Consultant
8 198 (6.28%) 3rd Line Support
9 186 (5.90%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
10 184 (5.83%) Administrator
11 181 (5.74%) Architect
12 174 (5.52%) 2nd Line Support
13 167 (5.29%) Systems Administrator
14 165 (5.23%) 2nd Line Engineer
15 154 (4.88%) Cloud Engineer
15 154 (4.88%) Windows Engineer
16 141 (4.47%) Support Analyst
17 132 (4.19%) IT Support Engineer
18 124 (3.93%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
19 117 (3.71%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 132 (4.19%) Web Services
2 96 (3.04%) .NET
3 62 (1.97%) JSON
4 29 (0.92%) LDAP
5 25 (0.79%) Elastic Stack
6 21 (0.67%) HTML
7 16 (0.51%) X-Windows
8 15 (0.48%) REST
8 15 (0.48%) XML
9 13 (0.41%) COM
9 13 (0.41%) HTML5
10 12 (0.38%) RabbitMQ
10 12 (0.38%) SOAP
10 12 (0.38%) YAML
11 11 (0.35%) WebRTC
11 11 (0.35%) WSH
12 10 (0.32%) Middleware
13 8 (0.25%) Apache Flex
13 8 (0.25%) Flash
13 8 (0.25%) FreeSWITCH
Miscellaneous
1 460 (14.58%) Data Centre
2 161 (5.10%) Self-Motivation
3 159 (5.04%) Clustering
4 156 (4.95%) Public Cloud
5 142 (4.50%) Hybrid Cloud
6 128 (4.06%) Analytical Skills
7 111 (3.52%) PKI
8 101 (3.20%) Replication
9 82 (2.60%) Management Information System
10 80 (2.54%) Driving Licence
11 79 (2.50%) Enterprise Software
12 49 (1.55%) Fintech
13 48 (1.52%) Enterprise Storage
14 35 (1.11%) Fat Client
14 35 (1.11%) Thin Client
15 33 (1.05%) Linux Command Line
15 33 (1.05%) User Experience
16 29 (0.92%) CMDB
16 29 (0.92%) Private Cloud
17 25 (0.79%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 2,402 (76.16%) Windows
2 1,727 (54.76%) Windows Server
3 815 (25.84%) Windows Server 2012
4 710 (22.51%) Windows Server 2008
5 578 (18.33%) Linux
6 428 (13.57%) Windows 10
7 300 (9.51%) Windows 7
8 187 (5.93%) Windows 8
9 145 (4.60%) CentOS
10 138 (4.38%) Windows Server 2003
11 112 (3.55%) Unix
12 97 (3.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 78 (2.47%) Ubuntu
14 53 (1.68%) Apple iOS
15 50 (1.59%) Android
16 49 (1.55%) Mac OS
17 36 (1.14%) Data ONTAP
18 35 (1.11%) Windows XP
19 29 (0.92%) Debian
20 28 (0.89%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 977 (30.98%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 705 (22.35%) ITIL
3 422 (13.38%) Problem-Solving
4 363 (11.51%) Migration
5 337 (10.68%) DevOps
6 275 (8.72%) Agile Software Development
7 233 (7.39%) Presales
8 223 (7.07%) Disaster Recovery
9 198 (6.28%) Service Management
10 193 (6.12%) Configuration Management
11 172 (5.45%) Project Management
12 169 (5.36%) Service Delivery
13 164 (5.20%) Mentoring
14 162 (5.14%) High Availability
15 144 (4.57%) ITIL V3
16 127 (4.03%) Computer Science
17 124 (3.93%) Infrastructure as Code
18 118 (3.74%) Business Continuity
18 118 (3.74%) CRM
19 114 (3.61%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 823 (26.09%) PowerShell
2 698 (22.13%) SQL
3 210 (6.66%) Python
4 137 (4.34%) Bash Shell
5 76 (2.41%) Ruby
6 61 (1.93%) JavaScript
7 59 (1.87%) Java
8 55 (1.74%) Shell Script
9 53 (1.68%) C#
10 50 (1.59%) PHP
10 50 (1.59%) VBScript
11 48 (1.52%) T-SQL
12 44 (1.40%) C
13 31 (0.98%) Perl
14 26 (0.82%) VB
15 14 (0.44%) VBA
16 12 (0.38%) Go
17 9 (0.29%) C++
17 9 (0.29%) VB.NET
18 5 (0.16%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 502 (15.92%) Microsoft Certification
2 357 (11.32%) MCSE
3 281 (8.91%) MCSA
4 251 (7.96%) Degree
5 244 (7.74%) Cisco Certification
6 235 (7.45%) Security Cleared
7 188 (5.96%) CCNA
8 150 (4.76%) MCP
9 117 (3.71%) SC Cleared
10 106 (3.36%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 90 (2.85%) Citrix Certification
12 81 (2.57%) CCNP
13 79 (2.50%) DV Cleared
14 78 (2.47%) Computer Science Degree
15 74 (2.35%) ITIL Certification
16 61 (1.93%) MCITP
17 54 (1.71%) CCA
18 32 (1.01%) RHCE
19 22 (0.70%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
20 21 (0.67%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 266 (8.43%) SLA
2 130 (4.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 89 (2.82%) GDPR
4 75 (2.38%) Cyber Essentials
5 57 (1.81%) PMO
6 47 (1.49%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 46 (1.46%) PCI DSS
8 37 (1.17%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
9 28 (0.89%) QA
10 16 (0.51%) HIPAA
11 12 (0.38%) COBIT
12 10 (0.32%) GAMP
13 7 (0.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
14 6 (0.19%) ISO 9001
14 6 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
15 4 (0.13%) HL7
16 3 (0.095%) Disclosure Scotland
16 3 (0.095%) RMADS
17 2 (0.063%) Data Quality
18 1 (0.032%) Solvency II
System Software
1 2,016 (63.92%) Active Directory
2 1,648 (52.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 342 (10.84%) XenApp
4 266 (8.43%) vSphere
5 191 (6.06%) VMware ESXi
6 190 (6.02%) Virtual Machines
7 172 (5.45%) XenDesktop
8 144 (4.57%) Docker
9 91 (2.89%) Citrix Hypervisor
10 74 (2.35%) VirtualBox
11 62 (1.97%) KVM
12 60 (1.90%) Virtual Servers
13 58 (1.84%) Microsoft App-V
14 51 (1.62%) Terminal Services
15 43 (1.36%) Xen
16 35 (1.11%) Firmware
17 31 (0.98%) DFS Replication
18 29 (0.92%) VMware NSX
19 27 (0.86%) Virtual Desktop
20 24 (0.76%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 587 (18.61%) SCCM
2 234 (7.42%) Puppet
3 229 (7.26%) SCOM
4 218 (6.91%) Ansible
5 194 (6.15%) SCVMM
6 129 (4.09%) Opscode Chef
7 109 (3.46%) Backup Exec
7 109 (3.46%) WSUS
8 105 (3.33%) Terraform
9 103 (3.27%) Kubernetes
10 86 (2.73%) SCOrch
11 77 (2.44%) vCenter Server
12 76 (2.41%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
13 58 (1.84%) Microsoft Intune
14 56 (1.78%) Nagios
15 46 (1.46%) Microsoft Clustering
16 42 (1.33%) NetBackup
17 40 (1.27%) Norton AntiVirus
18 38 (1.20%) Failover Clustering
19 37 (1.17%) Docker Swarm
Vendors
1 2,290 (72.61%) VMware
2 1,913 (60.65%) Microsoft
3 863 (27.36%) Cisco
4 727 (23.05%) Citrix
5 467 (14.81%) HP
6 319 (10.11%) Veeam
7 316 (10.02%) Dell
8 240 (7.61%) NetApp
9 136 (4.31%) EMC
10 131 (4.15%) Symantec
11 114 (3.61%) Oracle
12 113 (3.58%) F5
13 111 (3.52%) Red Hat
14 108 (3.42%) Juniper
15 104 (3.30%) Google
16 96 (3.04%) Splunk
17 84 (2.66%) Meraki
18 82 (2.60%) IBM
19 76 (2.41%) SolarWinds
20 71 (2.25%) SonicWALL