Period
to 25 September 2018

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 25 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Hyper-V
UK
6 months to
25 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 197 189 181
Rank change year-on-year -8 -8 +25
Permanent jobs citing Hyper-V 3,052 3,387 3,805
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.82% 1.92% 1.99%
As % of the System Software category 12.36% 14.87% 15.97%
Number of salaries quoted 2,505 3,005 3,291
UK median annual salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +2.56%
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,500 £25,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £61,250 £65,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year - +1.35% -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 24,696 22,784 23,829
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 14.74% 12.92% 12.45%
Number of salaries quoted 20,199 19,178 20,172
UK median annual salary £49,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £24,750 £24,000 £23,250
90th Percentile £81,250 £75,000 £71,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £38,750 £37,500
% change year-on-year +9.68% +3.33% -

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 25 September 2018.

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 25 September 2018. 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 +2 2,855 £42,500 +6.25% 425
UK excluding London +2 2,053 £37,500 - 332
London +6 903 £50,000 +11.11% 111
South East +1 629 £39,000 +4.00% 83
North of England -30 427 £34,000 -2.86% 75
Midlands +25 378 £37,500 +2.74% 69
North West -18 301 £34,000 -9.33% 51
South West +44 268 £40,000 +14.29% 45
East of England +17 255 £42,500 - 43
West Midlands +19 215 £40,000 +9.59% 38
East Midlands +13 163 £35,000 -4.11% 31
Yorkshire -50 97 £36,000 +10.77% 18
Wales -9 61 £34,500 +10.40% 9
Scotland -33 53 £37,500 -16.67% 9
North East -13 29 £30,000 -11.76% 6
Northern Ireland -11 3 £27,500 -35.29%
Isle of Man - 1 £50,000 -

For the 6 months to 25 September 2018, 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 2,435 (79.78%) Windows
2 2,233 (73.17%) VMware
3 2,017 (66.09%) Active Directory
4 1,905 (62.42%) Microsoft
5 1,691 (55.41%) Windows Server
6 1,486 (48.69%) VMware Infrastructure
7 1,370 (44.89%) Office 365
8 1,361 (44.59%) Microsoft Azure
9 976 (31.98%) Firewall
10 890 (29.16%) Windows Server 2012
11 840 (27.52%) DNS
12 789 (25.85%) Infrastructure Engineering
13 772 (25.29%) MS Exchange
14 766 (25.10%) Citrix
15 761 (24.93%) Windows Server 2008
16 672 (22.02%) PowerShell
17 653 (21.40%) SQL Server
18 648 (21.23%) Linux
19 632 (20.71%) DHCP
20 605 (19.82%) Cisco
21 589 (19.30%) ITIL
22 579 (18.97%) Microsoft Certification
23 563 (18.45%) SQL
24 544 (17.82%) Amazon AWS
25 523 (17.14%) SCCM
26 512 (16.78%) TCP/IP
27 497 (16.28%) SAN
28 490 (16.06%) Windows 10
29 447 (14.65%) WAN
30 442 (14.48%) 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
1 772 (25.29%) MS Exchange
2 298 (9.76%) Exchange Server 2013
3 289 (9.47%) Exchange Server 2010
4 283 (9.27%) SharePoint
5 275 (9.01%) IIS
6 246 (8.06%) Skype for Business
7 93 (3.05%) Exchange Server 2003
8 87 (2.85%) Exchange Server 2007
9 55 (1.80%) OpenStack
10 49 (1.61%) Apache
11 36 (1.18%) Elasticsearch
12 33 (1.08%) Confluence
13 29 (0.95%) SharePoint 2013
14 27 (0.88%) nginx
15 20 (0.66%) WebLogic
16 16 (0.52%) JBoss
16 16 (0.52%) WebSphere
17 15 (0.49%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
17 15 (0.49%) Tomcat
18 14 (0.46%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 368 (12.06%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (0.29%) Microsoft Excel
3 7 (0.23%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (0.13%) Acrobat
4 4 (0.13%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.066%) AutoCAD
5 2 (0.066%) Microsoft Project
5 2 (0.066%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.033%) Abaqus
6 1 (0.033%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.033%) Adobe Premiere
6 1 (0.033%) Autodesk Inventor
6 1 (0.033%) Mathcad
6 1 (0.033%) Revit
6 1 (0.033%) SketchUp
Business Applications
1 22 (0.72%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (0.26%) Sage 200
3 6 (0.20%) Remedy ITSM
4 4 (0.13%) SAP SM
5 3 (0.098%) Dynamics AX
6 2 (0.066%) NetSuite
7 1 (0.033%) assyst
7 1 (0.033%) Lorenzo
7 1 (0.033%) Pegasus Opera
7 1 (0.033%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1,370 (44.89%) Office 365
2 1,361 (44.59%) Microsoft Azure
3 544 (17.82%) Amazon AWS
4 252 (8.26%) IaaS
5 156 (5.11%) PaaS
6 129 (4.23%) Azure Active Directory
7 126 (4.13%) SaaS
8 75 (2.46%) Mimecast
9 47 (1.54%) AWS CloudFormation
10 44 (1.44%) Cloud Computing
11 34 (1.11%) Dynamics 365
12 33 (1.08%) OneDrive
13 31 (1.02%) Amazon EC2
13 31 (1.02%) Google Cloud Platform
14 30 (0.98%) G Suite
15 24 (0.79%) GitHub
16 20 (0.66%) Route 53
17 18 (0.59%) Amazon CloudWatch
18 17 (0.56%) Amazon ElastiCache
18 17 (0.56%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 976 (31.98%) Firewall
2 840 (27.52%) DNS
3 632 (20.71%) DHCP
4 512 (16.78%) TCP/IP
5 497 (16.28%) SAN
6 447 (14.65%) WAN
7 442 (14.48%) LAN
8 391 (12.81%) VPN
9 261 (8.55%) VLAN
10 207 (6.78%) Skype
11 156 (5.11%) Remote Desktop
12 141 (4.62%) Network Security
13 133 (4.36%) NAS
14 128 (4.19%) VoIP
15 123 (4.03%) Wireless
16 116 (3.80%) NetScaler
17 106 (3.47%) Internet
18 73 (2.39%) iSCSI
19 62 (2.03%) WLAN
20 60 (1.97%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 653 (21.40%) SQL Server
2 81 (2.65%) MySQL
3 47 (1.54%) SQL Server 2008
4 45 (1.47%) Amazon RDS
5 35 (1.15%) SQL Server 2012
6 31 (1.02%) Relational Database
7 29 (0.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 25 (0.82%) Azure SQL Database
8 25 (0.82%) SQL Server 2005
9 24 (0.79%) PostgreSQL
10 23 (0.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 20 (0.66%) Big Data
11 20 (0.66%) Oracle Database
12 19 (0.62%) Redis
13 17 (0.56%) Event Store
14 15 (0.49%) MongoDB
14 15 (0.49%) SQL Server 2016
15 14 (0.46%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 11 (0.36%) Hadoop
16 11 (0.36%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 101 (3.31%) Jenkins
2 73 (2.39%) Git (software)
3 50 (1.64%) TeamCity
4 49 (1.61%) JIRA
5 48 (1.57%) Visual Studio Team System
6 47 (1.54%) Octopus Deploy
7 38 (1.25%) Maven
8 36 (1.18%) Team Foundation Server
9 32 (1.05%) Visual Studio
10 27 (0.88%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 24 (0.79%) Ant
11 24 (0.79%) Gradle
12 21 (0.69%) Selenium
13 20 (0.66%) Cucumber
13 20 (0.66%) Vagrant
14 17 (0.56%) Chocolatey
14 17 (0.56%) Subversion
15 14 (0.46%) Travis CI
16 11 (0.36%) Rational DOORS
17 10 (0.33%) MSI
General
1 317 (10.39%) Finance
2 96 (3.15%) Telecoms
3 79 (2.59%) Law
3 79 (2.59%) Retail
4 55 (1.80%) Legal
5 47 (1.54%) Manufacturing
6 36 (1.18%) Banking
7 33 (1.08%) Marketing
8 26 (0.85%) Games
9 25 (0.82%) Financial Institution
10 24 (0.79%) Electronics
11 23 (0.75%) Back Office
12 22 (0.72%) Military
13 21 (0.69%) Publishing
14 20 (0.66%) Billing
14 20 (0.66%) German Language
15 14 (0.46%) Automotive
16 11 (0.36%) French Language
17 9 (0.29%) Investment Banking
18 8 (0.26%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 629 (20.61%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 457 (14.97%) Support Engineer
3 286 (9.37%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 264 (8.65%) Analyst
5 259 (8.49%) IT Support
6 255 (8.36%) Consultant
7 241 (7.90%) IT Engineer
8 224 (7.34%) 3rd Line Support
9 204 (6.68%) Architect
10 151 (4.95%) Windows Engineer
11 148 (4.85%) 2nd Line Support
12 145 (4.75%) Administrator
13 132 (4.33%) IT Support Engineer
14 130 (4.26%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
15 127 (4.16%) Systems Administrator
16 123 (4.03%) Technical Support
17 118 (3.87%) DevOps Engineer
18 116 (3.80%) Technical Engineer
19 115 (3.77%) Support Analyst
20 110 (3.60%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 112 (3.67%) .NET
2 96 (3.15%) Web Services
3 69 (2.26%) Middleware
4 56 (1.83%) JSON
5 38 (1.25%) HTML
5 38 (1.25%) RabbitMQ
6 36 (1.18%) REST
7 33 (1.08%) Elastic Stack
8 30 (0.98%) ASP.NET
9 25 (0.82%) .NET Framework
10 23 (0.75%) Ajax
11 21 (0.69%) Java EE
11 21 (0.69%) XML
12 20 (0.66%) X-Windows
13 17 (0.56%) Node.js
13 17 (0.56%) Spring
14 15 (0.49%) LDAP
15 14 (0.46%) LAMP
16 12 (0.39%) Apache Camel
16 12 (0.39%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 433 (14.19%) Data Centre
2 198 (6.49%) Analytical Skills
3 142 (4.65%) Self-Motivation
4 139 (4.55%) Clustering
5 128 (4.19%) PKI
6 114 (3.74%) Public Cloud
7 111 (3.64%) Replication
8 100 (3.28%) Management Information System
9 94 (3.08%) Driving Licence
10 91 (2.98%) Private Cloud
11 67 (2.20%) Hybrid Cloud
12 66 (2.16%) Computer Science
13 53 (1.74%) Enterprise Software
14 42 (1.38%) Enterprise Storage
15 38 (1.25%) Linux Command Line
16 37 (1.21%) iPad
17 36 (1.18%) Fat Client
17 36 (1.18%) Thin Client
18 35 (1.15%) Fintech
19 30 (0.98%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 2,435 (79.78%) Windows
2 1,691 (55.41%) Windows Server
3 890 (29.16%) Windows Server 2012
4 761 (24.93%) Windows Server 2008
5 648 (21.23%) Linux
6 490 (16.06%) Windows 10
7 400 (13.11%) Windows 7
8 177 (5.80%) Windows 8
9 137 (4.49%) Windows Server 2003
10 94 (3.08%) Mac OS X
11 71 (2.33%) CentOS
12 68 (2.23%) Unix
13 59 (1.93%) Ubuntu
14 47 (1.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 44 (1.44%) Windows XP
16 34 (1.11%) Windows Vista
17 33 (1.08%) Android
18 30 (0.98%) Mac OS
19 26 (0.85%) Apple iOS
20 23 (0.75%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 789 (25.85%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 589 (19.30%) ITIL
3 369 (12.09%) DevOps
4 327 (10.71%) Migration
5 309 (10.12%) Agile Software Development
6 303 (9.93%) Problem-Solving
7 217 (7.11%) Presales
8 196 (6.42%) Disaster Recovery
9 190 (6.23%) Service Delivery
10 179 (5.87%) Project Management
11 176 (5.77%) Service Management
12 143 (4.69%) Scrum
13 141 (4.62%) Configuration Management
14 130 (4.26%) Load Balancing
15 125 (4.10%) Problem Management
16 124 (4.06%) Time Management
17 118 (3.87%) Incident Management
18 117 (3.83%) Continuous Integration
19 116 (3.80%) Root Cause Analysis
19 116 (3.80%) Server Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 672 (22.02%) PowerShell
2 563 (18.45%) SQL
3 205 (6.72%) Python
4 90 (2.95%) Bash Shell
5 77 (2.52%) C#
6 74 (2.42%) Java
7 66 (2.16%) JavaScript
8 64 (2.10%) T-SQL
9 63 (2.06%) Perl
10 49 (1.61%) Ruby
11 38 (1.25%) C
11 38 (1.25%) VB
12 34 (1.11%) C++
13 33 (1.08%) VBScript
14 29 (0.95%) PHP
15 18 (0.59%) Shell Script
16 14 (0.46%) PL/SQL
17 6 (0.20%) AWK
18 4 (0.13%) VB.NET
19 2 (0.066%) Go
Qualifications
1 579 (18.97%) Microsoft Certification
2 395 (12.94%) MCSE
3 256 (8.39%) Degree
4 243 (7.96%) MCSA
5 222 (7.27%) Cisco Certification
6 198 (6.49%) CCNA
7 171 (5.60%) MCP
8 135 (4.42%) Security Cleared
9 134 (4.39%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 104 (3.41%) MCITP
11 69 (2.26%) Citrix Certification
12 64 (2.10%) CCNP
13 63 (2.06%) DBS Check
14 56 (1.83%) MCTS
15 55 (1.80%) DV Cleared
16 52 (1.70%) SC Cleared
17 49 (1.61%) Computer Science Degree
18 48 (1.57%) ITIL Certification
19 32 (1.05%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
20 28 (0.92%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 234 (7.67%) SLA
2 54 (1.77%) QA
3 49 (1.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 48 (1.57%) GDPR
5 21 (0.69%) PCI DSS
6 20 (0.66%) PMO
7 11 (0.36%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 9 (0.29%) Cyber Essentials
9 7 (0.23%) COBIT
10 6 (0.20%) PMBOK
11 4 (0.13%) GAMP
11 4 (0.13%) GPG13
11 4 (0.13%) ISO 9000
11 4 (0.13%) ISO 9001
12 3 (0.098%) ISO 14001
13 2 (0.066%) Disclosure Scotland
14 1 (0.033%) HL7
14 1 (0.033%) ISO 22301
System Software
1 2,017 (66.09%) Active Directory
2 1,486 (48.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 318 (10.42%) VMware ESXi
4 268 (8.78%) XenApp
5 191 (6.26%) vSphere
6 186 (6.09%) XenDesktop
7 143 (4.69%) Virtual Machines
8 111 (3.64%) Docker
9 108 (3.54%) Terminal Services
10 90 (2.95%) XenServer
11 81 (2.65%) Microsoft App-V
12 64 (2.10%) Virtual Servers
12 64 (2.10%) VirtualBox
13 61 (2.00%) KVM
14 43 (1.41%) Virtual Desktop
15 36 (1.18%) Xen
16 29 (0.95%) BitLocker
16 29 (0.95%) Firmware
16 29 (0.95%) Forefront TMG
17 27 (0.88%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 523 (17.14%) SCCM
2 231 (7.57%) SCOM
3 168 (5.50%) Puppet
4 160 (5.24%) Ansible
5 125 (4.10%) Opscode Chef
6 124 (4.06%) SCVMM
7 106 (3.47%) Backup Exec
8 84 (2.75%) Microsoft Intune
9 78 (2.56%) vCenter Server
10 65 (2.13%) WSUS
11 56 (1.83%) SCOrch
12 54 (1.77%) Failover Clustering
13 52 (1.70%) Norton AntiVirus
14 48 (1.57%) Forefront Identity Manager
15 44 (1.44%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
16 39 (1.28%) Kubernetes
17 38 (1.25%) NetBackup
18 32 (1.05%) Single Sign-On
18 32 (1.05%) Terraform
19 31 (1.02%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 2,233 (73.17%) VMware
2 1,905 (62.42%) Microsoft
3 766 (25.10%) Citrix
4 605 (19.82%) Cisco
5 307 (10.06%) HP
6 219 (7.18%) Veeam
7 186 (6.09%) Dell
8 149 (4.88%) NetApp
9 137 (4.49%) Oracle
10 132 (4.33%) Apple
11 117 (3.83%) Symantec
12 111 (3.64%) SolarWinds
13 96 (3.15%) EMC
14 89 (2.92%) SonicWALL
15 83 (2.72%) IBM
16 73 (2.39%) Google
17 67 (2.20%) Juniper
18 66 (2.16%) Meraki
19 64 (2.10%) ServiceNow
20 63 (2.06%) McAfee