Period
to 20 November 2017

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 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Hyper-V
UK
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 189 174 201
Rank change year-on-year -15 +27 -5
Permanent jobs citing Hyper-V 3322 3765 3697
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.85% 2.01% 1.69%
As % of the System Software category 14.33% 16.23% 14.90%
Number of salaries quoted 2869 3195 3280
UK median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £24,750 £25,000 £24,250
90th Percentile £61,250 £66,250 £65,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £36,500 £36,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +1.39% -4.00% +2.74%

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 23182 23194 24820
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 12.90% 12.40% 11.35%
Number of salaries quoted 19404 19481 20702
UK median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +2.56%
10th Percentile £23,750 £23,500 £22,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £67,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +7.14%

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 November 2017.

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 20 November 2017. 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 -18 3043 £40,000 - 185
UK excluding London +5 2334 £36,500 +1.39% 140
London -65 913 £45,000 -5.26% 57
South East -20 716 £37,500 -6.25% 45
North of England +10 582 £33,500 +1.52% 28
Midlands +17 364 £35,000 - 28
North West +17 362 £32,500 -7.14% 22
East of England +65 268 £43,750 +9.38% 16
West Midlands +13 221 £35,000 +7.69% 17
South West -25 206 £37,500 +7.14% 11
Yorkshire -13 175 £32,500 -1.52% 3
East Midlands +8 132 £31,500 -18.18% 11
Scotland -33 96 £44,705 +24.18% 9
Wales +31 95 £31,500 - 2
North East +13 45 £35,000 +48.94% 3
Northern Ireland -21 15 £42,500 +54.55% 1

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, IT jobs citing Hyper-V also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for Hyper-V.

1 2701 (81.31%) Windows
2 2439 (73.42%) VMware
3 2122 (63.88%) Active Directory
4 2036 (61.29%) Microsoft
5 1915 (57.65%) Windows Server
6 1811 (54.52%) VMware Infrastructure
7 1339 (40.31%) Office 365
8 1211 (36.45%) Windows Server 2012
9 1101 (33.14%) MS Exchange
10 1061 (31.94%) Firewall
11 1055 (31.76%) Microsoft Azure
12 1023 (30.79%) Windows Server 2008
13 977 (29.41%) Cisco
14 927 (27.90%) Citrix
15 838 (25.23%) ITIL
16 835 (25.14%) Microsoft Certification
17 833 (25.08%) SAN
18 795 (23.93%) DNS
19 639 (19.24%) MCSE
20 638 (19.21%) DHCP
21 621 (18.69%) SQL Server
22 595 (17.91%) PowerShell
23 576 (17.34%) LAN
24 572 (17.22%) WAN
25 543 (16.35%) Windows 7
26 520 (15.65%) Exchange Server 2010
27 500 (15.05%) Windows 10
28 497 (14.96%) Linux
29 492 (14.81%) SQL
30 483 (14.54%) SCCM

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 1101 (33.14%) MS Exchange
2 520 (15.65%) Exchange Server 2010
3 438 (13.18%) Exchange Server 2013
4 344 (10.36%) SharePoint
5 252 (7.59%) Skype for Business
6 235 (7.07%) IIS
7 168 (5.06%) Exchange Server 2007
8 68 (2.05%) Exchange Server 2003
9 55 (1.66%) Apache
10 41 (1.23%) Tomcat
11 35 (1.05%) OpenStack
12 33 (0.99%) SharePoint 2013
13 30 (0.90%) BizTalk Server
14 20 (0.60%) JBoss
15 18 (0.54%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
15 18 (0.54%) SharePoint 2010
16 15 (0.45%) Elasticsearch
16 15 (0.45%) nginx
17 11 (0.33%) NetWeaver
17 11 (0.33%) WebLogic
Applications
1 397 (11.95%) Microsoft Office
2 19 (0.57%) Microsoft Excel
3 11 (0.33%) MS Visio
4 10 (0.30%) Microsoft Project
5 9 (0.27%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 8 (0.24%) SOLIDWORKS
7 4 (0.12%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.030%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 1 (0.030%) Adobe Premiere
8 1 (0.030%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 21 (0.63%) Dynamics CRM
2 11 (0.33%) SAP BPC
3 8 (0.24%) Dynamics AX
3 8 (0.24%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 7 (0.21%) Sage 200
5 6 (0.18%) Dynamics NAV
6 3 (0.090%) Epicor Vantage
6 3 (0.090%) Misys Equation
7 2 (0.060%) Infor M3
7 2 (0.060%) Oracle ERP
7 2 (0.060%) Remedy ITSM
7 2 (0.060%) Sage 50
8 1 (0.030%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
8 1 (0.030%) Magento
8 1 (0.030%) Oracle CRM
8 1 (0.030%) SAP Business One
8 1 (0.030%) SAP S/4HANA
8 1 (0.030%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 1339 (40.31%) Office 365
2 1055 (31.76%) Microsoft Azure
3 476 (14.33%) Amazon AWS
4 224 (6.74%) IaaS
5 154 (4.64%) PaaS
6 73 (2.20%) SaaS
7 69 (2.08%) Mimecast
8 63 (1.90%) Google Cloud Platform
9 48 (1.44%) Azure Active Directory
10 40 (1.20%) Cloud Computing
11 39 (1.17%) G Suite
12 25 (0.75%) OneDrive
13 21 (0.63%) AWS CloudFormation
14 12 (0.36%) Amazon EC2
15 11 (0.33%) GitHub
16 9 (0.27%) Virtual Private Cloud
17 7 (0.21%) IBM Cloud
17 7 (0.21%) OpenDNS
17 7 (0.21%) SoftLayer
18 6 (0.18%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 1061 (31.94%) Firewall
2 833 (25.08%) SAN
3 795 (23.93%) DNS
4 638 (19.21%) DHCP
5 576 (17.34%) LAN
6 572 (17.22%) WAN
7 440 (13.25%) TCP/IP
8 409 (12.31%) VPN
9 262 (7.89%) VLAN
10 197 (5.93%) VoIP
11 183 (5.51%) NAS
12 167 (5.03%) Skype
13 140 (4.21%) Internet
14 133 (4.00%) Wireless
15 113 (3.40%) MPLS
16 112 (3.37%) Network Security
17 93 (2.80%) Cisco ASA
18 89 (2.68%) iSCSI
19 86 (2.59%) Remote Desktop
20 80 (2.41%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 621 (18.69%) SQL Server
2 121 (3.64%) SQL Server 2008
3 80 (2.41%) MySQL
4 65 (1.96%) SQL Server 2012
5 41 (1.23%) Amazon RDS
6 37 (1.11%) SQL Server 2014
7 35 (1.05%) SQL Server 2005
8 27 (0.81%) Oracle Database
9 20 (0.60%) MongoDB
10 18 (0.54%) PostgreSQL
11 14 (0.42%) Big Data
11 14 (0.42%) NoSQL
11 14 (0.42%) Relational Database
12 13 (0.39%) SQL Server 2016
13 12 (0.36%) Data Warehouse
13 12 (0.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 11 (0.33%) RDBMS
14 11 (0.33%) SAP Data Services
15 10 (0.30%) Apache Hive
15 10 (0.30%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 32 (0.96%) Git (software)
2 30 (0.90%) Visual Studio
3 26 (0.78%) JIRA
4 24 (0.72%) Jenkins
5 23 (0.69%) Team Foundation Server
6 22 (0.66%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 20 (0.60%) Vagrant
8 16 (0.48%) Subversion
9 12 (0.36%) TeamCity
10 11 (0.33%) Octopus Deploy
11 10 (0.30%) Cucumber
11 10 (0.30%) GitLab
12 9 (0.27%) Selenium
13 8 (0.24%) MSI
13 8 (0.24%) VSS/SourceSafe
14 7 (0.21%) Maven
14 7 (0.21%) Visual Studio Team System
15 5 (0.15%) NuGet
15 5 (0.15%) TestRail
15 5 (0.15%) Travis CI
General
1 269 (8.10%) Finance
2 104 (3.13%) Telecoms
3 84 (2.53%) Retail
4 65 (1.96%) Manufacturing
5 51 (1.54%) Marketing
6 49 (1.48%) Advertising
7 48 (1.44%) Banking
8 45 (1.35%) Back Office
9 37 (1.11%) Investment Banking
10 36 (1.08%) Legal
11 31 (0.93%) Retail Banking
12 30 (0.90%) Law
13 25 (0.75%) Financial Institution
14 14 (0.42%) Electronics
15 12 (0.36%) Military
16 10 (0.30%) Local Government
17 8 (0.24%) Billing
18 7 (0.21%) Dutch Language
18 7 (0.21%) Games
19 6 (0.18%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 732 (22.03%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 614 (18.48%) Support Engineer
3 392 (11.80%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 386 (11.62%) IT Engineer
5 346 (10.42%) IT Support
6 298 (8.97%) Analyst
7 275 (8.28%) Consultant
8 241 (7.25%) 3rd Line Support
9 217 (6.53%) Administrator
10 209 (6.29%) Windows Engineer
11 204 (6.14%) IT Support Engineer
11 204 (6.14%) Systems Engineer
12 202 (6.08%) 2nd Line Support
13 189 (5.69%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
14 171 (5.15%) Systems Administrator
15 169 (5.09%) Support Analyst
16 158 (4.76%) Architect
17 156 (4.70%) Infrastructure Support
18 154 (4.64%) Server Engineer
19 151 (4.55%) 2nd Line Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 115 (3.46%) Web Services
2 54 (1.63%) .NET
3 29 (0.87%) Node.js
4 28 (0.84%) LAMP
5 24 (0.72%) HTML
6 20 (0.60%) Middleware
7 19 (0.57%) SAML
8 18 (0.54%) Hibernate
8 18 (0.54%) Spring
9 17 (0.51%) WAP
9 17 (0.51%) XMPP
10 16 (0.48%) AngularJS
10 16 (0.48%) HTML5
10 16 (0.48%) REST
10 16 (0.48%) WSH
11 15 (0.45%) JSON
12 13 (0.39%) CSS
13 12 (0.36%) jQuery
14 11 (0.33%) SAP Basis
15 10 (0.30%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 372 (11.20%) Data Centre
2 207 (6.23%) Clustering
3 145 (4.36%) Analytical Skills
4 143 (4.30%) Driving Licence
5 140 (4.21%) Management Information System
6 108 (3.25%) Public Cloud
7 100 (3.01%) Replication
8 92 (2.77%) Computer Science
9 90 (2.71%) Enterprise Storage
10 72 (2.17%) PKI
11 68 (2.05%) Hybrid Cloud
12 49 (1.48%) Private Cloud
13 43 (1.29%) iPad
14 34 (1.02%) Blackberry
15 31 (0.93%) Client/Server
16 30 (0.90%) iPhone
16 30 (0.90%) Virtual Team
17 29 (0.87%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
17 29 (0.87%) Fat Client
17 29 (0.87%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 2701 (81.31%) Windows
2 1915 (57.65%) Windows Server
3 1211 (36.45%) Windows Server 2012
4 1023 (30.79%) Windows Server 2008
5 543 (16.35%) Windows 7
6 500 (15.05%) Windows 10
7 497 (14.96%) Linux
8 292 (8.79%) Windows 8
9 239 (7.19%) Windows Server 2003
10 124 (3.73%) Windows XP
11 79 (2.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 76 (2.29%) Unix
13 68 (2.05%) CentOS
14 54 (1.63%) Ubuntu
15 51 (1.54%) Mac OS X
16 28 (0.84%) Debian
17 27 (0.81%) Android
17 27 (0.81%) Windows 2000 Server
18 26 (0.78%) Windows Vista
19 25 (0.75%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 838 (25.23%) ITIL
2 259 (7.80%) Disaster Recovery
3 204 (6.14%) Problem Management
4 199 (5.99%) Service Delivery
5 184 (5.54%) Presales
6 182 (5.48%) DevOps
7 172 (5.18%) Migration
7 172 (5.18%) Project Management
8 163 (4.91%) Time Management
9 146 (4.39%) Change Management
10 134 (4.03%) Agile Software Development
11 130 (3.91%) High Availability
12 126 (3.79%) Mentoring
13 117 (3.52%) Service Management
14 104 (3.13%) Kalman Filter
15 92 (2.77%) Patch Management
16 91 (2.74%) IT Strategy
17 89 (2.68%) ITIL V3
18 88 (2.65%) Server Virtualisation
19 86 (2.59%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 595 (17.91%) PowerShell
2 492 (14.81%) SQL
3 165 (4.97%) Python
4 116 (3.49%) Perl
5 111 (3.34%) Bash Shell
6 68 (2.05%) Java
7 53 (1.60%) VBScript
8 51 (1.54%) C
9 44 (1.32%) PHP
10 40 (1.20%) Ruby
11 38 (1.14%) C#
12 37 (1.11%) JavaScript
13 34 (1.02%) Shell Script
14 28 (0.84%) C++
15 18 (0.54%) T-SQL
16 12 (0.36%) VB
17 5 (0.15%) C-shell
17 5 (0.15%) ES6
17 5 (0.15%) Korn
18 4 (0.12%) Scala
Qualifications
1 835 (25.14%) Microsoft Certification
2 639 (19.24%) MCSE
3 370 (11.14%) Cisco Certification
4 339 (10.20%) CCNA
5 308 (9.27%) MCSA
6 307 (9.24%) Degree
7 270 (8.13%) MCP
8 169 (5.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 162 (4.88%) CCNP
10 154 (4.64%) Security Cleared
11 131 (3.94%) Citrix Certification
12 105 (3.16%) MCITP
13 82 (2.47%) CCA
14 81 (2.44%) DV Cleared
15 65 (1.96%) SC Cleared
16 57 (1.72%) Computer Science Degree
17 48 (1.44%) A+ Certification
18 46 (1.38%) DBS Check
19 41 (1.23%) ITIL Certification
20 30 (0.90%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 243 (7.31%) SLA
2 99 (2.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 58 (1.75%) QA
4 44 (1.32%) PCI DSS
5 14 (0.42%) Cyber Essentials
6 12 (0.36%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 11 (0.33%) GDPR
8 9 (0.27%) BS25999
8 9 (0.27%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
9 8 (0.24%) ISO 9001
10 7 (0.21%) PMO
11 6 (0.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 5 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
13 3 (0.090%) Data Quality
14 2 (0.060%) GAMP
15 1 (0.030%) Disclosure Scotland
15 1 (0.030%) MiFID
15 1 (0.030%) NIST 800
System Software
1 2122 (63.88%) Active Directory
2 1811 (54.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 338 (10.17%) XenApp
4 220 (6.62%) VMware ESXi
5 208 (6.26%) XenDesktop
6 197 (5.93%) vSphere
7 148 (4.46%) Virtual Machines
8 112 (3.37%) XenServer
9 95 (2.86%) Microsoft App-V
10 86 (2.59%) Terminal Services
11 85 (2.56%) VirtualBox
12 80 (2.41%) Virtual Servers
13 69 (2.08%) Docker
14 63 (1.90%) KVM
15 41 (1.23%) Virtual Desktop
16 34 (1.02%) VMware Workstation
17 33 (0.99%) vCloud
18 28 (0.84%) Microsoft Virtual Server
19 27 (0.81%) DFS Replication
20 21 (0.63%) Xen
Systems Management
1 483 (14.54%) SCCM
2 246 (7.41%) SCOM
3 159 (4.79%) Backup Exec
4 127 (3.82%) Puppet
5 126 (3.79%) Opscode Chef
6 116 (3.49%) WSUS
7 93 (2.80%) Microsoft Clustering
7 93 (2.80%) SCVMM
8 78 (2.35%) Ansible
9 56 (1.69%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
10 45 (1.35%) vCenter Server
11 40 (1.20%) Norton AntiVirus
12 35 (1.05%) Microsoft Intune
13 33 (0.99%) ZABBIX
14 29 (0.87%) SCOrch
15 28 (0.84%) Forefront Identity Manager
15 28 (0.84%) Nagios
16 27 (0.81%) Failover Clustering
16 27 (0.81%) Salt
17 26 (0.78%) Terraform
Vendors
1 2439 (73.42%) VMware
2 2036 (61.29%) Microsoft
3 977 (29.41%) Cisco
4 927 (27.90%) Citrix
5 374 (11.26%) HP
6 301 (9.06%) Dell
7 272 (8.19%) NetApp
8 237 (7.13%) Veeam
9 135 (4.06%) Google
10 124 (3.73%) Oracle
11 116 (3.49%) EMC
12 112 (3.37%) Symantec
13 104 (3.13%) EqualLogic
14 101 (3.04%) Red Hat
15 93 (2.80%) IBM
15 93 (2.80%) Juniper
16 90 (2.71%) Apple
17 82 (2.47%) McAfee
18 74 (2.23%) SolarWinds
19 71 (2.14%) F5