Period
to 22 September 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 22 September 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Hyper-V
UK
6 months to
22 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 164 196 188
Rank change year-on-year +32 -8 -4
Permanent jobs citing Hyper-V 2,981 3,024 3,398
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 2.14% 1.82% 1.92%
As % of the System Software category 12.37% 12.34% 14.88%
Number of salaries quoted 2,597 2,480 3,016
UK median annual salary £40,000 £41,750 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.19% +4.38% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,000 £25,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £61,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 24,104 24,514 22,840
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 17.33% 14.72% 12.93%
Number of salaries quoted 19,719 20,029 19,218
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,039 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.96% +8.97% +5.88%
10th Percentile £25,500 £24,750 £24,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £81,250 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year - +10.39% +2.67%

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 22 September 2019.

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 22 September 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 +33 2,827 £40,000 -5.88% 575
UK excluding London +36 2,154 £37,500 - 501
London +7 729 £50,000 - 114
South East +15 604 £38,000 -2.56% 137
Midlands +44 484 £37,500 - 72
North of England +17 428 £37,500 +10.29% 133
South West +23 303 £40,000 - 76
West Midlands +54 286 £38,057 -4.86% 43
East of England +59 253 £37,500 -11.76% 43
North West -10 221 £40,000 +15.94% 77
East Midlands +36 198 £37,500 +11.11% 29
Yorkshire +73 196 £32,500 -8.45% 47
Scotland +15 53 £35,000 -6.67% 19
Wales -25 27 £32,500 -8.45% 16
North East +4 11 £39,500 +31.67% 9
Northern Ireland -2 6 £32,500 +18.18% 5

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 2,307 (77.39%) Windows
2 2,193 (73.57%) VMware
3 1,936 (64.94%) Active Directory
4 1,777 (59.61%) Microsoft
5 1,671 (56.06%) Windows Server
6 1,602 (53.74%) VMware Infrastructure
7 1,526 (51.19%) Office 365
8 1,356 (45.49%) Azure
9 958 (32.14%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 774 (25.96%) Firewall
11 760 (25.49%) MS Exchange
12 747 (25.06%) Citrix
13 745 (24.99%) Windows Server 2012
14 735 (24.66%) DNS
15 725 (24.32%) PowerShell
16 709 (23.78%) Cisco
17 685 (22.98%) AWS
18 664 (22.27%) DHCP
19 636 (21.34%) ITIL
20 626 (21.00%) SQL
21 588 (19.72%) SCCM
22 554 (18.58%) SQL Server
23 533 (17.88%) Windows Server 2008
24 505 (16.94%) Linux
25 500 (16.77%) Windows 10
26 487 (16.34%) Microsoft Certification
27 470 (15.77%) TCP/IP
28 455 (15.26%) SAN
29 435 (14.59%) WAN
30 412 (13.82%) 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
1 760 (25.49%) MS Exchange
2 399 (13.38%) SharePoint
3 255 (8.55%) Exchange Server 2013
4 248 (8.32%) Exchange Server 2010
5 216 (7.25%) IIS
6 211 (7.08%) Skype for Business
7 71 (2.38%) Apache
8 44 (1.48%) Tomcat
9 38 (1.27%) OpenStack
10 36 (1.21%) Confluence
11 33 (1.11%) SharePoint 2013
12 28 (0.94%) SAS
13 25 (0.84%) Exchange Server 2007
14 15 (0.50%) Exchange Server 2003
15 13 (0.44%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
15 13 (0.44%) nginx
16 12 (0.40%) JBoss
16 12 (0.40%) SharePoint 2010
17 9 (0.30%) IBM Domino
17 9 (0.30%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 386 (12.95%) Microsoft Office
2 57 (1.91%) Microsoft Excel
3 42 (1.41%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 16 (0.54%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.10%) Microsoft Project
6 2 (0.067%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 20 (0.67%) Dynamics CRM
2 11 (0.37%) Dynamics AX
3 9 (0.30%) Exchequer
4 8 (0.27%) Workfront
5 7 (0.23%) Q-Pulse
5 7 (0.23%) Sage CRM
6 4 (0.13%) Line 50
6 4 (0.13%) Line 500
7 3 (0.10%) Sage 200
8 2 (0.067%) Dynamics NAV
8 2 (0.067%) NetSuite
8 2 (0.067%) Payment Gateway
8 2 (0.067%) Sage 50
9 1 (0.034%) Magento
9 1 (0.034%) Sage 1000
9 1 (0.034%) SAP Business One
9 1 (0.034%) SAP S/4HANA
9 1 (0.034%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 1,526 (51.19%) Office 365
2 1,356 (45.49%) Azure
3 685 (22.98%) AWS
4 194 (6.51%) IaaS
5 176 (5.90%) Azure Active Directory
6 130 (4.36%) SaaS
7 120 (4.03%) PaaS
8 102 (3.42%) OneDrive
9 94 (3.15%) Cloud Computing
10 83 (2.78%) GCP
11 53 (1.78%) Azure Stack
12 45 (1.51%) Amazon S3
13 44 (1.48%) AWS CloudFormation
14 43 (1.44%) G Suite
15 34 (1.14%) Amazon EC2
15 34 (1.14%) Mimecast
16 33 (1.11%) Amazon ECS
16 33 (1.11%) Virtual Private Cloud
17 30 (1.01%) Amazon CloudWatch
18 23 (0.77%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 774 (25.96%) Firewall
2 735 (24.66%) DNS
3 664 (22.27%) DHCP
4 470 (15.77%) TCP/IP
5 455 (15.26%) SAN
6 435 (14.59%) WAN
7 412 (13.82%) LAN
8 315 (10.57%) VPN
9 246 (8.25%) VLAN
10 221 (7.41%) VoIP
11 218 (7.31%) Skype
12 200 (6.71%) Wireless
13 154 (5.17%) NAS
14 144 (4.83%) NetScaler
15 120 (4.03%) Wi-Fi
16 107 (3.59%) iSCSI
17 92 (3.09%) Network Security
18 79 (2.65%) Remote Desktop
19 68 (2.28%) MPLS
20 65 (2.18%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 554 (18.58%) SQL Server
2 63 (2.11%) SQL Server 2012
3 52 (1.74%) MySQL
4 46 (1.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 45 (1.51%) Amazon RDS
6 34 (1.14%) Azure SQL Database
6 34 (1.14%) SQL Server 2008
7 30 (1.01%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 30 (1.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 23 (0.77%) PostgreSQL
9 22 (0.74%) SQL Server 2014
10 19 (0.64%) MongoDB
11 17 (0.57%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 16 (0.54%) SQL Server 2016
13 15 (0.50%) Power BI
14 14 (0.47%) SQL Server 2017
15 13 (0.44%) Oracle Database
16 11 (0.37%) NoSQL
17 9 (0.30%) MariaDB
18 8 (0.27%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 91 (3.05%) Visual Studio
2 68 (2.28%) JIRA
3 51 (1.71%) Visual Studio Team System
4 40 (1.34%) TestRail
4 40 (1.34%) Zephyr
5 37 (1.24%) Git (software)
6 30 (1.01%) Jenkins
7 25 (0.84%) Team Foundation Server
8 15 (0.50%) Selenium
9 13 (0.44%) Bitbucket
10 12 (0.40%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 12 (0.40%) MSI
10 12 (0.40%) Octopus Deploy
11 11 (0.37%) GitLab
11 11 (0.37%) Sonatype Nexus
12 7 (0.23%) Cucumber
13 5 (0.17%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
13 5 (0.17%) Subversion
14 4 (0.13%) Chocolatey
15 3 (0.10%) Mercurial
General
1 310 (10.40%) Finance
2 137 (4.60%) Public Sector
3 95 (3.19%) Telecoms
4 92 (3.09%) Retail
5 51 (1.71%) Manufacturing
6 45 (1.51%) Marketing
7 37 (1.24%) Law
8 34 (1.14%) Legal
9 32 (1.07%) Electronics
10 21 (0.70%) Banking
10 21 (0.70%) Games
11 18 (0.60%) Automotive
12 14 (0.47%) Advertising
13 13 (0.44%) Local Government
14 10 (0.34%) Financial Institution
15 7 (0.23%) Back Office
16 6 (0.20%) Aerospace
17 5 (0.17%) Front Office
18 4 (0.13%) Housing Association
19 3 (0.10%) Environmental Health
Job Titles
1 766 (25.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 447 (14.99%) Support Engineer
3 393 (13.18%) IT Engineer
4 333 (11.17%) IT Support
5 326 (10.94%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 326 (10.94%) Analyst
6 213 (7.15%) 2nd Line Support
7 197 (6.61%) Consultant
8 192 (6.44%) 3rd Line Support
9 186 (6.24%) IT Support Engineer
10 183 (6.14%) Administrator
11 178 (5.97%) Cloud Engineer
12 154 (5.17%) Support Analyst
13 148 (4.96%) Systems Administrator
14 146 (4.90%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
15 135 (4.53%) 2nd Line Engineer
16 133 (4.46%) Architect
17 126 (4.23%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
18 122 (4.09%) Systems Engineer
18 122 (4.09%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 154 (5.17%) Web Services
2 63 (2.11%) .NET
3 33 (1.11%) JSON
4 21 (0.70%) LDAP
5 15 (0.50%) HTML
5 15 (0.50%) Middleware
5 15 (0.50%) X-Windows
6 14 (0.47%) COM
7 13 (0.44%) Flash
8 10 (0.34%) HTML5
9 9 (0.30%) WebRTC
10 8 (0.27%) Node.js
10 8 (0.27%) RabbitMQ
10 8 (0.27%) XML
11 7 (0.23%) ADSI
11 7 (0.23%) CSS
11 7 (0.23%) FreeSWITCH
11 7 (0.23%) LAMP
11 7 (0.23%) YAML
12 6 (0.20%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 382 (12.81%) Data Centre
2 136 (4.56%) Public Cloud
3 121 (4.06%) Clustering
4 118 (3.96%) Management Information System
5 116 (3.89%) Self-Motivation
6 111 (3.72%) Analytical Skills
7 94 (3.15%) Hybrid Cloud
8 93 (3.12%) Driving Licence
9 76 (2.55%) Replication
10 62 (2.08%) Private Cloud
11 59 (1.98%) PKI
12 52 (1.74%) User Experience
13 49 (1.64%) Enterprise Storage
14 29 (0.97%) Linux Command Line
15 27 (0.91%) Fat Client
15 27 (0.91%) Thin Client
16 25 (0.84%) CMDB
16 25 (0.84%) iPhone
17 23 (0.77%) NHS
18 22 (0.74%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 2,307 (77.39%) Windows
2 1,671 (56.06%) Windows Server
3 745 (24.99%) Windows Server 2012
4 533 (17.88%) Windows Server 2008
5 505 (16.94%) Linux
6 500 (16.77%) Windows 10
7 296 (9.93%) Windows 7
8 192 (6.44%) Windows 8
9 111 (3.72%) Windows Server 2003
10 101 (3.39%) Unix
11 95 (3.19%) Mac OS
12 89 (2.99%) CentOS
13 63 (2.11%) Android
13 63 (2.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 57 (1.91%) Ubuntu
15 31 (1.04%) Apple iOS
16 28 (0.94%) Debian
17 27 (0.91%) Data ONTAP
18 25 (0.84%) Mac OS X
18 25 (0.84%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 958 (32.14%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 636 (21.34%) ITIL
3 330 (11.07%) Problem-Solving
4 300 (10.06%) Migration
5 238 (7.98%) DevOps
6 189 (6.34%) Mentoring
7 179 (6.00%) Disaster Recovery
8 176 (5.90%) Presales
9 171 (5.74%) Agile Software Development
10 163 (5.47%) Project Delivery
11 160 (5.37%) Project Management
12 134 (4.50%) Service Management
13 133 (4.46%) Service Delivery
14 113 (3.79%) Change Management
15 104 (3.49%) CRM
16 101 (3.39%) Server Management
17 100 (3.35%) Configuration Management
18 97 (3.25%) ITIL V3
18 97 (3.25%) Server Virtualisation
19 94 (3.15%) Cybersecurity
Programming Languages
1 725 (24.32%) PowerShell
2 626 (21.00%) SQL
3 166 (5.57%) Python
4 69 (2.31%) Bash Shell
5 55 (1.85%) JavaScript
6 52 (1.74%) PHP
7 50 (1.68%) C#
7 50 (1.68%) Shell Script
8 45 (1.51%) T-SQL
9 40 (1.34%) C
10 36 (1.21%) Ruby
11 28 (0.94%) VBScript
12 25 (0.84%) Perl
13 18 (0.60%) Java
13 18 (0.60%) VB
14 14 (0.47%) Go
15 13 (0.44%) VBA
16 7 (0.23%) C++
17 6 (0.20%) VB.NET
18 5 (0.17%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 487 (16.34%) Microsoft Certification
2 338 (11.34%) MCSE
3 271 (9.09%) MCSA
4 267 (8.96%) Cisco Certification
5 230 (7.72%) CCNA
6 217 (7.28%) Degree
7 175 (5.87%) Security Cleared
8 141 (4.73%) MCP
9 128 (4.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 90 (3.02%) Citrix Certification
11 86 (2.88%) CCNP
12 81 (2.72%) DV Cleared
13 62 (2.08%) MCITP
14 61 (2.05%) ITIL Certification
15 52 (1.74%) CCA
16 51 (1.71%) Computer Science Degree
16 51 (1.71%) SC Cleared
17 43 (1.44%) RHCE
18 25 (0.84%) DBS Check
19 18 (0.60%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 281 (9.43%) SLA
2 85 (2.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 55 (1.85%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 47 (1.58%) PCI DSS
5 30 (1.01%) GDPR
6 27 (0.91%) PMO
7 19 (0.64%) QA
8 15 (0.50%) ISO 9001
9 11 (0.37%) COBIT
10 10 (0.34%) Cyber Essentials
11 8 (0.27%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
11 8 (0.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 3 (0.10%) RMADS
13 2 (0.067%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
13 2 (0.067%) HL7
14 1 (0.034%) Actionable Recommendations
14 1 (0.034%) BS7799
14 1 (0.034%) GxP
14 1 (0.034%) NIST
System Software
1 1,936 (64.94%) Active Directory
2 1,602 (53.74%) VMware Infrastructure
3 396 (13.28%) XenApp
4 243 (8.15%) vSphere
5 197 (6.61%) XenDesktop
6 188 (6.31%) Virtual Machines
7 140 (4.70%) VMware ESXi
8 94 (3.15%) Virtual Servers
9 84 (2.82%) Docker
10 75 (2.52%) Microsoft App-V
11 67 (2.25%) KVM
12 59 (1.98%) Citrix Hypervisor
13 56 (1.88%) Terminal Services
14 50 (1.68%) VirtualBox
15 44 (1.48%) Xen
16 37 (1.24%) VMware NSX
17 36 (1.21%) Virtual Desktop
18 31 (1.04%) Microsoft Virtual Server
19 30 (1.01%) Firmware
20 27 (0.91%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 588 (19.72%) SCCM
2 172 (5.77%) SCOM
3 133 (4.46%) Puppet
4 128 (4.29%) WSUS
5 124 (4.16%) Ansible
6 103 (3.46%) Backup Exec
7 101 (3.39%) SCVMM
8 95 (3.19%) Opscode Chef
8 95 (3.19%) SCOrch
9 84 (2.82%) Terraform
10 79 (2.65%) Microsoft Intune
11 76 (2.55%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
12 72 (2.42%) Kubernetes
13 48 (1.61%) Microsoft Clustering
14 46 (1.54%) NetBackup
15 38 (1.27%) vCenter Server
16 33 (1.11%) Norton AntiVirus
17 30 (1.01%) Nagios
18 27 (0.91%) HP Data Protector
19 25 (0.84%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 2,193 (73.57%) VMware
2 1,777 (59.61%) Microsoft
3 747 (25.06%) Citrix
4 709 (23.78%) Cisco
5 331 (11.10%) Veeam
6 327 (10.97%) HP
7 240 (8.05%) Dell
8 168 (5.64%) NetApp
9 121 (4.06%) Symantec
10 96 (3.22%) Google
11 91 (3.05%) Red Hat
12 88 (2.95%) Meraki
13 87 (2.92%) EMC
14 64 (2.15%) Oracle
15 59 (1.98%) Avaya
16 58 (1.95%) Juniper
17 55 (1.85%) CheckPoint
18 54 (1.81%) Splunk
19 53 (1.78%) IBM
20 52 (1.74%) SonicWALL