Period
to 20 July 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 20 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Hyper-V
UK
6 months to
20 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 182 182 182
Rank change year-on-year 0 0 +7
Permanent jobs citing Hyper-V 3,284 3,410 3,846
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.88% 1.92% 1.89%
As % of the System Software category 13.00% 15.26% 15.23%
Number of salaries quoted 2,662 3,083 3,419
UK median annual salary £40,750 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.88% - -
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £61,250 £63,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £38,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +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 25,271 22,351 25,254
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 14.43% 12.61% 12.44%
Number of salaries quoted 20,444 18,830 21,405
UK median annual salary £47,500 £43,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.47% +1.18% +6.25%
10th Percentile £24,825 £24,000 £23,000
90th Percentile £80,000 £75,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +12.00% - -

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 20 July 2018.

Salary histogram for Hyper-V in the UK

Hyper-V
Top 18 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 20 July 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 +1 3,059 £41,500 +3.75% 373
UK excluding London +9 2,252 £38,000 +1.33% 299
London -30 925 £47,500 +6.74% 95
South East -3 695 £38,500 -3.75% 77
North of England -7 478 £35,500 +1.43% 86
Midlands +17 396 £37,500 - 47
North West +23 342 £37,500 - 61
South West +84 292 £40,000 +23.08% 28
East of England -8 268 £40,000 -4.76% 40
West Midlands +29 227 £40,000 +9.59% 27
East Midlands +19 168 £37,500 -6.25% 20
Yorkshire -51 107 £35,000 +7.69% 19
Scotland -8 73 £36,500 -18.89% 13
Wales 0 67 £38,500 +18.46% 7
North East -30 29 £34,000 +23.64% 6
Northern Ireland -23 7 £27,500 -31.25% 1
Channel Islands -2 4 £70,000 +7.69%
Isle of Man - 1 £50,000 -

For the 6 months to 20 July 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 2,651 (80.72%) Windows
2 2,456 (74.79%) VMware
3 2,179 (66.35%) Active Directory
4 2,059 (62.70%) Microsoft
5 1,847 (56.24%) Windows Server
6 1,620 (49.33%) VMware Infrastructure
7 1,390 (42.33%) Office 365
8 1,344 (40.93%) Microsoft Azure
9 1,022 (31.12%) Windows Server 2012
10 1,016 (30.94%) Firewall
11 856 (26.07%) Citrix
12 847 (25.79%) Windows Server 2008
13 838 (25.52%) DNS
14 793 (24.15%) MS Exchange
15 768 (23.39%) SQL Server
16 727 (22.14%) ITIL
17 717 (21.83%) Microsoft Certification
18 668 (20.34%) Linux
19 653 (19.88%) Cisco
20 649 (19.76%) PowerShell
21 613 (18.67%) DHCP
22 604 (18.39%) SAN
23 593 (18.06%) SQL
24 537 (16.35%) Amazon AWS
25 521 (15.86%) SCCM
26 511 (15.56%) MCSE
27 510 (15.53%) TCP/IP
28 493 (15.01%) WAN
29 480 (14.62%) LAN
30 473 (14.40%) Windows 10

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
1 793 (24.15%) MS Exchange
2 360 (10.96%) Exchange Server 2010
3 359 (10.93%) Exchange Server 2013
4 308 (9.38%) SharePoint
5 271 (8.25%) IIS
6 269 (8.19%) Skype for Business
7 98 (2.98%) Exchange Server 2007
8 65 (1.98%) Apache
9 63 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2003
10 51 (1.55%) OpenStack
11 39 (1.19%) WebLogic
12 38 (1.16%) nginx
13 34 (1.04%) Confluence
14 30 (0.91%) JBoss
15 29 (0.88%) Elasticsearch
16 28 (0.85%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
17 23 (0.70%) WebSphere
18 22 (0.67%) Tomcat
19 16 (0.49%) SharePoint 2013
20 15 (0.46%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 404 (12.30%) Microsoft Office
2 11 (0.33%) Microsoft Excel
3 8 (0.24%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (0.12%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.061%) Acrobat
5 2 (0.061%) AutoCAD
5 2 (0.061%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.030%) Abaqus
6 1 (0.030%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.030%) Adobe Premiere
6 1 (0.030%) Autodesk Inventor
6 1 (0.030%) Mathcad
6 1 (0.030%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.030%) Revit
6 1 (0.030%) SketchUp
Business Applications
1 16 (0.49%) Dynamics CRM
2 12 (0.37%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 8 (0.24%) Sage 200
4 6 (0.18%) Remedy ITSM
5 4 (0.12%) Dynamics AX
6 3 (0.091%) NetSuite
7 1 (0.030%) assyst
7 1 (0.030%) Cerner Millennium
7 1 (0.030%) Dynamics NAV
7 1 (0.030%) Pegasus Opera
7 1 (0.030%) Sage CRM
7 1 (0.030%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 1 (0.030%) SAP SM
Cloud Services
1 1,390 (42.33%) Office 365
2 1,344 (40.93%) Microsoft Azure
3 537 (16.35%) Amazon AWS
4 263 (8.01%) IaaS
5 151 (4.60%) PaaS
6 120 (3.65%) SaaS
7 110 (3.35%) Azure Active Directory
8 68 (2.07%) Cloud Computing
9 63 (1.92%) Mimecast
10 40 (1.22%) Google Cloud Platform
11 32 (0.97%) OneDrive
12 31 (0.94%) AWS CloudFormation
12 31 (0.94%) G Suite
13 30 (0.91%) NuGet
14 25 (0.76%) IBM Cloud
15 22 (0.67%) GitHub
16 21 (0.64%) Dynamics 365
17 19 (0.58%) Amazon EC2
18 15 (0.46%) Route 53
19 14 (0.43%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 1,016 (30.94%) Firewall
2 838 (25.52%) DNS
3 613 (18.67%) DHCP
4 604 (18.39%) SAN
5 510 (15.53%) TCP/IP
6 493 (15.01%) WAN
7 480 (14.62%) LAN
8 405 (12.33%) VPN
9 263 (8.01%) VLAN
10 175 (5.33%) Skype
11 151 (4.60%) NAS
12 146 (4.45%) NetScaler
12 146 (4.45%) Remote Desktop
13 142 (4.32%) Network Security
14 130 (3.96%) VoIP
14 130 (3.96%) Wireless
15 93 (2.83%) Internet
16 85 (2.59%) Cisco ASA
17 73 (2.22%) iSCSI
18 60 (1.83%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 768 (23.39%) SQL Server
2 105 (3.20%) MySQL
3 56 (1.71%) SQL Server 2008
4 35 (1.07%) Oracle Database
5 32 (0.97%) SQL Server 2012
6 31 (0.94%) PostgreSQL
7 30 (0.91%) Amazon RDS
7 30 (0.91%) SQL Server 2016
8 29 (0.88%) Big Data
9 25 (0.76%) SQL Server 2014
10 23 (0.70%) SQL Server 2005
11 22 (0.67%) Relational Database
12 15 (0.46%) Oracle Database 10g
13 14 (0.43%) Event Store
13 14 (0.43%) Hadoop
13 14 (0.43%) MongoDB
13 14 (0.43%) Redis
14 13 (0.40%) Apache Hive
14 13 (0.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 11 (0.33%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 94 (2.86%) Git (software)
2 83 (2.53%) Jenkins
3 56 (1.71%) Octopus Deploy
4 55 (1.67%) TeamCity
5 54 (1.64%) JIRA
6 28 (0.85%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 25 (0.76%) Vagrant
7 25 (0.76%) Visual Studio
8 22 (0.67%) Team Foundation Server
9 21 (0.64%) MSI
10 17 (0.52%) Subversion
11 15 (0.46%) Travis CI
12 13 (0.40%) Cucumber
12 13 (0.40%) Selenium
13 12 (0.37%) Maven
14 11 (0.33%) Rational DOORS
15 10 (0.30%) Visual Studio Team System
15 10 (0.30%) WiX
16 9 (0.27%) Artifactory
17 8 (0.24%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 284 (8.65%) Finance
2 103 (3.14%) Telecoms
3 90 (2.74%) Law
4 87 (2.65%) Retail
5 70 (2.13%) Legal
6 55 (1.67%) Marketing
7 51 (1.55%) Manufacturing
8 49 (1.49%) Banking
9 37 (1.13%) Billing
10 31 (0.94%) Games
11 30 (0.91%) Back Office
12 27 (0.82%) Military
13 21 (0.64%) Publishing
14 16 (0.49%) German Language
15 13 (0.40%) Advertising
15 13 (0.40%) Automotive
16 11 (0.33%) Investment Banking
17 10 (0.30%) Financial Institution
18 9 (0.27%) Electronics
18 9 (0.27%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 681 (20.74%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 493 (15.01%) Support Engineer
3 312 (9.50%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 301 (9.17%) IT Support
5 291 (8.86%) IT Engineer
6 288 (8.77%) Analyst
7 257 (7.83%) Consultant
8 237 (7.22%) Architect
9 228 (6.94%) 3rd Line Support
10 184 (5.60%) Windows Engineer
11 178 (5.42%) Administrator
12 171 (5.21%) IT Support Engineer
13 156 (4.75%) 2nd Line Support
14 146 (4.45%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
14 146 (4.45%) Systems Administrator
15 144 (4.38%) Systems Engineer
16 124 (3.78%) DevOps Engineer
16 124 (3.78%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
17 118 (3.59%) Support Analyst
17 118 (3.59%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 93 (2.83%) .NET
2 85 (2.59%) Web Services
3 77 (2.34%) Middleware
4 52 (1.58%) JSON
5 50 (1.52%) HTML
6 38 (1.16%) .NET Framework
7 31 (0.94%) CSS
8 30 (0.91%) Ajax
9 27 (0.82%) REST
10 25 (0.76%) Elastic Stack
11 23 (0.70%) ASP.NET
12 20 (0.61%) RabbitMQ
13 19 (0.58%) WSH
14 18 (0.55%) Node.js
15 16 (0.49%) ASP.NET Web API
15 16 (0.49%) Spring
16 14 (0.43%) Java EE
16 14 (0.43%) LAMP
17 13 (0.40%) Hibernate
17 13 (0.40%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 441 (13.43%) Data Centre
2 219 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
3 179 (5.45%) Self-Motivation
4 146 (4.45%) Clustering
5 128 (3.90%) Driving Licence
6 114 (3.47%) Replication
7 104 (3.17%) Management Information System
8 103 (3.14%) Public Cloud
9 86 (2.62%) PKI
10 83 (2.53%) Computer Science
11 82 (2.50%) Private Cloud
12 76 (2.31%) Hybrid Cloud
13 67 (2.04%) iPad
14 62 (1.89%) Enterprise Software
15 41 (1.25%) NHS
16 38 (1.16%) Blackberry
17 36 (1.10%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
18 34 (1.04%) Enterprise Storage
19 32 (0.97%) User Experience
20 31 (0.94%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 2,651 (80.72%) Windows
2 1,847 (56.24%) Windows Server
3 1,022 (31.12%) Windows Server 2012
4 847 (25.79%) Windows Server 2008
5 668 (20.34%) Linux
6 473 (14.40%) Windows 10
7 407 (12.39%) Windows 7
8 153 (4.66%) Windows 8
9 138 (4.20%) Mac OS X
10 135 (4.11%) Windows Server 2003
11 81 (2.47%) CentOS
12 67 (2.04%) Unix
13 60 (1.83%) Ubuntu
14 53 (1.61%) Mac OS
15 47 (1.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 40 (1.22%) Solaris
16 40 (1.22%) Windows XP
17 39 (1.19%) Android
18 30 (0.91%) Apple iOS
19 24 (0.73%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 727 (22.14%) ITIL
2 341 (10.38%) Problem-Solving
3 318 (9.68%) DevOps
4 315 (9.59%) Migration
5 256 (7.80%) Disaster Recovery
6 242 (7.37%) Agile Software Development
7 234 (7.13%) Service Delivery
8 214 (6.52%) Presales
9 193 (5.88%) Project Management
10 179 (5.45%) Service Management
11 153 (4.66%) Problem Management
12 152 (4.63%) Mentoring
13 144 (4.38%) Time Management
14 135 (4.11%) Continuous Integration
15 130 (3.96%) Load Balancing
16 125 (3.81%) Server Virtualisation
17 109 (3.32%) Configuration Management
17 109 (3.32%) High Availability
17 109 (3.32%) Root Cause Analysis
18 107 (3.26%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 649 (19.76%) PowerShell
2 593 (18.06%) SQL
3 148 (4.51%) Python
4 80 (2.44%) JavaScript
5 66 (2.01%) C#
6 60 (1.83%) T-SQL
7 58 (1.77%) Perl
8 54 (1.64%) Bash Shell
9 53 (1.61%) C
9 53 (1.61%) Java
10 37 (1.13%) VBScript
11 36 (1.10%) VB
12 27 (0.82%) PHP
13 25 (0.76%) C++
14 24 (0.73%) Ruby
15 11 (0.33%) PL/SQL
15 11 (0.33%) Shell Script
16 2 (0.061%) Go
16 2 (0.061%) VB.NET
17 1 (0.030%) VBA
Qualifications
1 717 (21.83%) Microsoft Certification
2 511 (15.56%) MCSE
3 337 (10.26%) Degree
4 335 (10.20%) MCSA
5 210 (6.39%) Cisco Certification
6 198 (6.03%) MCP
7 187 (5.69%) CCNA
8 175 (5.33%) Security Cleared
9 157 (4.78%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 155 (4.72%) MCITP
11 103 (3.14%) DBS Check
12 89 (2.71%) MCTS
13 83 (2.53%) Citrix Certification
14 72 (2.19%) CCNP
15 62 (1.89%) DV Cleared
16 61 (1.86%) SC Cleared
17 47 (1.43%) Computer Science Degree
18 43 (1.31%) ITIL Certification
19 42 (1.28%) CCA
20 33 (1.00%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 285 (8.68%) SLA
2 79 (2.41%) QA
3 55 (1.67%) GDPR
4 53 (1.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 20 (0.61%) PCI DSS
6 17 (0.52%) PMO
7 13 (0.40%) COBIT
8 9 (0.27%) ISO 9000
9 8 (0.24%) GAMP
10 7 (0.21%) Cyber Essentials
10 7 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 20000
11 6 (0.18%) PMBOK
12 5 (0.15%) ISO 9001
13 4 (0.12%) GPG13
14 2 (0.061%) Disclosure Scotland
14 2 (0.061%) ISO 14001
14 2 (0.061%) ISO 31000
15 1 (0.030%) ISAE 3402
System Software
1 2,179 (66.35%) Active Directory
2 1,620 (49.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 357 (10.87%) VMware ESXi
4 341 (10.38%) XenApp
5 231 (7.03%) XenDesktop
6 210 (6.39%) vSphere
7 127 (3.87%) Virtual Machines
8 123 (3.75%) Microsoft App-V
9 94 (2.86%) VirtualBox
9 94 (2.86%) XenServer
10 93 (2.83%) Terminal Services
11 85 (2.59%) Docker
12 66 (2.01%) KVM
13 64 (1.95%) Virtual Desktop
14 57 (1.74%) Xen
15 52 (1.58%) Virtual Servers
16 43 (1.31%) VMware Workstation
17 42 (1.28%) BitLocker
18 39 (1.19%) Firmware
19 30 (0.91%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 521 (15.86%) SCCM
2 254 (7.73%) SCOM
3 174 (5.30%) Puppet
4 151 (4.60%) Opscode Chef
5 150 (4.57%) Ansible
6 136 (4.14%) SCVMM
7 119 (3.62%) Backup Exec
8 84 (2.56%) WSUS
9 83 (2.53%) Microsoft Intune
10 81 (2.47%) vCenter Server
11 79 (2.41%) Forefront Identity Manager
12 78 (2.38%) Failover Clustering
13 72 (2.19%) SCOrch
14 70 (2.13%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
15 55 (1.67%) NetBackup
16 50 (1.52%) Norton AntiVirus
17 42 (1.28%) FortiGate
18 40 (1.22%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
19 39 (1.19%) Kubernetes
20 33 (1.00%) Terraform
Vendors
1 2,456 (74.79%) VMware
2 2,059 (62.70%) Microsoft
3 856 (26.07%) Citrix
4 653 (19.88%) Cisco
5 340 (10.35%) HP
6 266 (8.10%) Veeam
7 197 (6.00%) Dell
8 185 (5.63%) Apple
9 165 (5.02%) Oracle
10 156 (4.75%) NetApp
11 136 (4.14%) SolarWinds
12 116 (3.53%) EMC
13 108 (3.29%) SonicWALL
14 107 (3.26%) Google
15 103 (3.14%) Symantec
16 87 (2.65%) IBM
17 82 (2.50%) McAfee
18 71 (2.16%) Meraki
19 70 (2.13%) Juniper
20 59 (1.80%) Sophos