Period
to 22 January 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 22 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Hyper-V
UK
6 months to
22 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 178 174 204
Rank change year-on-year -4 +30 -26
Permanent jobs citing Hyper-V 3,387 3,422 3,580
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.95% 1.96% 1.72%
As % of the System Software category 14.92% 15.95% 14.80%
Number of salaries quoted 2,841 2,890 3,219
UK median annual salary £40,000 £38,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00% +2.56%
10th Percentile £24,500 £24,000 £24,250
90th Percentile £62,500 £65,000 £66,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £36,000 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +2.86% -6.67% +4.17%

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 22,701 21,448 24,188
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 13.09% 12.29% 11.59%
Number of salaries quoted 18,896 17,795 20,428
UK median annual salary £45,000 £42,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% +5.00% +1.27%
10th Percentile £24,000 £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 22 January 2018.

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 January 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 -3 3,095 £40,000 +3.90% 496
UK excluding London +13 2,477 £36,000 +2.86% 396
London -60 802 £45,000 - 121
South East -17 771 £37,500 -6.25% 101
North of England +14 586 £33,750 +3.85% 114
Midlands +45 455 £36,500 +4.29% 73
North West +16 379 £33,500 -0.74% 77
West Midlands +42 301 £36,000 +8.27% 34
South West -5 252 £40,000 +23.08% 50
East of England +73 227 £42,500 +6.25% 36
Yorkshire -8 152 £34,500 +4.55% 31
East Midlands +26 143 £35,000 -4.11% 39
Scotland -25 105 £38,750 -0.64% 14
Wales +29 87 £31,500 -4.55% 8
North East +3 55 £33,250 +33.00% 6
Northern Ireland -33 9 £39,500 +68.09%

For the 6 months to 22 January 2018, 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 2,746 (81.07%) Windows
2 2,530 (74.70%) VMware
3 2,171 (64.10%) Active Directory
4 2,146 (63.36%) Microsoft
5 2,026 (59.82%) Windows Server
6 1,820 (53.73%) VMware Infrastructure
7 1,402 (41.39%) Office 365
8 1,271 (37.53%) Windows Server 2012
9 1,145 (33.81%) Microsoft Azure
10 1,070 (31.59%) Firewall
11 1,037 (30.62%) MS Exchange
12 1,031 (30.44%) Citrix
13 1,011 (29.85%) Windows Server 2008
14 868 (25.63%) Cisco
15 855 (25.24%) Microsoft Certification
16 851 (25.13%) ITIL
17 759 (22.41%) SAN
18 700 (20.67%) DNS
19 688 (20.31%) SQL Server
20 623 (18.39%) MCSE
21 573 (16.92%) WAN
21 573 (16.92%) PowerShell
22 565 (16.68%) LAN
23 561 (16.56%) DHCP
24 535 (15.80%) SCCM
25 495 (14.61%) Exchange Server 2010
26 490 (14.47%) Linux
27 477 (14.08%) Windows 10
28 457 (13.49%) Windows 7
29 456 (13.46%) Microsoft Office

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 1,037 (30.62%) MS Exchange
2 495 (14.61%) Exchange Server 2010
3 456 (13.46%) Exchange Server 2013
4 375 (11.07%) SharePoint
5 242 (7.14%) IIS
6 229 (6.76%) Skype for Business
7 142 (4.19%) Exchange Server 2007
8 65 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2003
9 61 (1.80%) Apache
10 40 (1.18%) SharePoint 2013
11 39 (1.15%) OpenStack
12 23 (0.68%) BizTalk Server
13 22 (0.65%) Tomcat
14 20 (0.59%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
15 18 (0.53%) Confluence
16 17 (0.50%) JBoss
16 17 (0.50%) SharePoint 2010
17 16 (0.47%) WebLogic
18 15 (0.44%) Elasticsearch
18 15 (0.44%) nginx
Applications
1 456 (13.46%) Microsoft Office
2 17 (0.50%) Microsoft Excel
3 6 (0.18%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 6 (0.18%) Microsoft Project
3 6 (0.18%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.12%) Photoshop
4 4 (0.12%) SOLIDWORKS
5 1 (0.030%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.030%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 11 (0.32%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.15%) Dynamics AX
2 5 (0.15%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 5 (0.15%) Remedy ITSM
2 5 (0.15%) Sage 200
3 3 (0.089%) SAP BPC
4 2 (0.059%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (0.059%) Misys Equation
4 2 (0.059%) NetSuite
4 2 (0.059%) Sage 50
5 1 (0.030%) Epicor Vantage
5 1 (0.030%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
5 1 (0.030%) Infor M3
5 1 (0.030%) Sage CRM
5 1 (0.030%) SAP Business One
5 1 (0.030%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 1,402 (41.39%) Office 365
2 1,145 (33.81%) Microsoft Azure
3 442 (13.05%) Amazon AWS
4 223 (6.58%) IaaS
5 136 (4.02%) PaaS
6 91 (2.69%) SaaS
7 59 (1.74%) Mimecast
8 57 (1.68%) Google Cloud Platform
9 55 (1.62%) Cloud Computing
10 51 (1.51%) Azure Active Directory
11 34 (1.00%) G Suite
12 22 (0.65%) AWS CloudFormation
13 21 (0.62%) OneDrive
14 19 (0.56%) IBM Cloud
15 11 (0.32%) Bluemix
16 10 (0.30%) GitHub
16 10 (0.30%) Virtual Private Cloud
17 9 (0.27%) Amazon EC2
18 8 (0.24%) Amazon S3
18 8 (0.24%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 1,070 (31.59%) Firewall
2 759 (22.41%) SAN
3 700 (20.67%) DNS
4 573 (16.92%) WAN
5 565 (16.68%) LAN
6 561 (16.56%) DHCP
7 421 (12.43%) TCP/IP
8 409 (12.08%) VPN
9 257 (7.59%) VLAN
10 186 (5.49%) VoIP
11 177 (5.23%) Skype
12 163 (4.81%) NAS
13 125 (3.69%) Network Security
14 116 (3.42%) Internet
15 114 (3.37%) Wireless
16 111 (3.28%) NetScaler
17 97 (2.86%) Remote Desktop
18 88 (2.60%) iSCSI
19 85 (2.51%) Cisco ASA
20 81 (2.39%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 688 (20.31%) SQL Server
2 109 (3.22%) SQL Server 2008
3 70 (2.07%) MySQL
4 62 (1.83%) SQL Server 2012
5 56 (1.65%) Amazon RDS
6 40 (1.18%) Oracle Database
7 37 (1.09%) SQL Server 2014
8 35 (1.03%) SQL Server 2016
9 22 (0.65%) Big Data
9 22 (0.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 21 (0.62%) PostgreSQL
11 20 (0.59%) MongoDB
11 20 (0.59%) Relational Database
12 18 (0.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 15 (0.44%) NoSQL
14 14 (0.41%) Apache Hive
14 14 (0.41%) Hadoop
15 13 (0.38%) RDBMS
16 10 (0.30%) SQL Server 2005
17 9 (0.27%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 49 (1.45%) Git (software)
2 43 (1.27%) Jenkins
3 37 (1.09%) JIRA
3 37 (1.09%) Visual Studio
4 33 (0.97%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 31 (0.92%) TeamCity
6 21 (0.62%) Team Foundation Server
7 19 (0.56%) Vagrant
8 18 (0.53%) NuGet
9 15 (0.44%) Octopus Deploy
9 15 (0.44%) Subversion
10 13 (0.38%) MSI
11 11 (0.32%) Maven
12 10 (0.30%) Cucumber
12 10 (0.30%) Selenium
12 10 (0.30%) TestRail
13 8 (0.24%) Visual Studio Team System
14 6 (0.18%) Artifactory
14 6 (0.18%) Sonatype Nexus
14 6 (0.18%) WiX
General
1 311 (9.18%) Finance
2 90 (2.66%) Telecoms
3 81 (2.39%) Retail
4 62 (1.83%) Banking
5 48 (1.42%) Marketing
6 42 (1.24%) Legal
7 40 (1.18%) Manufacturing
8 37 (1.09%) Law
9 36 (1.06%) Advertising
10 35 (1.03%) Investment Banking
11 31 (0.92%) Retail Banking
12 25 (0.74%) Back Office
13 24 (0.71%) Financial Institution
14 23 (0.68%) Publishing
15 15 (0.44%) Military
16 11 (0.32%) Games
17 9 (0.27%) Dutch Language
18 7 (0.21%) Billing
18 7 (0.21%) Local Government
19 6 (0.18%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 691 (20.40%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 612 (18.07%) Support Engineer
3 392 (11.57%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 353 (10.42%) IT Engineer
5 341 (10.07%) Consultant
6 312 (9.21%) IT Support
7 299 (8.83%) Analyst
8 263 (7.76%) 3rd Line Support
9 233 (6.88%) Architect
10 207 (6.11%) 2nd Line Support
10 207 (6.11%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
11 196 (5.79%) Administrator
12 191 (5.64%) Systems Engineer
13 190 (5.61%) Windows Engineer
14 175 (5.17%) IT Support Engineer
15 166 (4.90%) Server Engineer
16 153 (4.52%) 2nd Line Engineer
16 153 (4.52%) Support Analyst
17 150 (4.43%) Systems Administrator
18 136 (4.02%) Infrastructure Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 110 (3.25%) Web Services
2 64 (1.89%) .NET
3 42 (1.24%) Node.js
4 38 (1.12%) LAMP
5 35 (1.03%) Middleware
6 32 (0.94%) HTML
7 27 (0.80%) CSS
8 22 (0.65%) JSON
9 18 (0.53%) AngularJS
9 18 (0.53%) jQuery
9 18 (0.53%) WSH
10 17 (0.50%) WAP
11 16 (0.47%) Hibernate
11 16 (0.47%) Spring
12 14 (0.41%) HTML5
12 14 (0.41%) REST
13 13 (0.38%) LDAP
14 12 (0.35%) .NET Framework
14 12 (0.35%) CSS3
14 12 (0.35%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 407 (12.02%) Data Centre
2 209 (6.17%) Clustering
3 172 (5.08%) Analytical Skills
4 141 (4.16%) Driving Licence
5 131 (3.87%) Management Information System
6 112 (3.31%) Computer Science
7 105 (3.10%) Public Cloud
8 86 (2.54%) Enterprise Storage
8 86 (2.54%) Replication
9 70 (2.07%) Hybrid Cloud
10 69 (2.04%) Private Cloud
11 61 (1.80%) PKI
12 44 (1.30%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
13 35 (1.03%) Blackberry
14 32 (0.94%) Enterprise Software
15 30 (0.89%) Client/Server
15 30 (0.89%) User Experience
16 27 (0.80%) Fintech
17 25 (0.74%) Hedge funds
17 25 (0.74%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 2,746 (81.07%) Windows
2 2,026 (59.82%) Windows Server
3 1,271 (37.53%) Windows Server 2012
4 1,011 (29.85%) Windows Server 2008
5 490 (14.47%) Linux
6 477 (14.08%) Windows 10
7 457 (13.49%) Windows 7
8 265 (7.82%) Windows 8
9 184 (5.43%) Windows Server 2003
10 102 (3.01%) Windows XP
11 85 (2.51%) Unix
12 79 (2.33%) CentOS
13 65 (1.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 53 (1.56%) Ubuntu
15 45 (1.33%) Mac OS X
16 26 (0.77%) Windows Vista
17 23 (0.68%) Android
18 22 (0.65%) Solaris
19 21 (0.62%) Debian
20 18 (0.53%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 851 (25.13%) ITIL
2 281 (8.30%) Disaster Recovery
3 248 (7.32%) Presales
4 232 (6.85%) Service Delivery
5 218 (6.44%) Problem Management
6 195 (5.76%) Time Management
7 194 (5.73%) Project Management
8 191 (5.64%) Migration
9 168 (4.96%) DevOps
10 152 (4.49%) Agile Software Development
11 146 (4.31%) High Availability
12 143 (4.22%) Service Management
13 142 (4.19%) Mentoring
14 118 (3.48%) Change Management
15 113 (3.34%) Network Virtualisation
16 106 (3.13%) ITIL V3
17 103 (3.04%) Line Management
18 97 (2.86%) ITSM
19 95 (2.80%) Kalman Filter
20 87 (2.57%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 573 (16.92%) PowerShell
2 454 (13.40%) SQL
3 148 (4.37%) Python
4 94 (2.78%) Bash Shell
5 86 (2.54%) Perl
6 55 (1.62%) Java
7 51 (1.51%) JavaScript
8 46 (1.36%) C
9 42 (1.24%) VBScript
10 37 (1.09%) C++
11 36 (1.06%) Ruby
12 34 (1.00%) C#
13 33 (0.97%) Shell Script
14 30 (0.89%) PHP
15 22 (0.65%) T-SQL
16 17 (0.50%) VB
17 5 (0.15%) Groovy
18 4 (0.12%) Scala
19 3 (0.089%) Bourne shell
19 3 (0.089%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 855 (25.24%) Microsoft Certification
2 623 (18.39%) MCSE
3 378 (11.16%) Degree
4 332 (9.80%) Cisco Certification
5 305 (9.01%) CCNA
6 276 (8.15%) MCSA
7 251 (7.41%) MCP
8 190 (5.61%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 176 (5.20%) Security Cleared
10 161 (4.75%) CCNP
11 150 (4.43%) Citrix Certification
12 142 (4.19%) MCITP
13 105 (3.10%) CCA
14 72 (2.13%) DV Cleared
15 70 (2.07%) SC Cleared
16 60 (1.77%) Computer Science Degree
17 55 (1.62%) ITIL Certification
18 45 (1.33%) DBS Check
19 39 (1.15%) A+ Certification
20 34 (1.00%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 298 (8.80%) SLA
2 85 (2.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 48 (1.42%) QA
4 39 (1.15%) PCI DSS
5 31 (0.92%) GDPR
6 18 (0.53%) Cyber Essentials
7 8 (0.24%) ISO 9001
8 4 (0.12%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
8 4 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 4 (0.12%) PMO
9 3 (0.089%) COBIT
9 3 (0.089%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 2 (0.059%) Data Quality
10 2 (0.059%) GAMP
11 1 (0.030%) BS25999
11 1 (0.030%) Disclosure Scotland
11 1 (0.030%) ISAE 3402
11 1 (0.030%) ISO/IEC 20000
11 1 (0.030%) MiFID
11 1 (0.030%) NIST 800
System Software
1 2,171 (64.10%) Active Directory
2 1,820 (53.73%) VMware Infrastructure
3 381 (11.25%) XenApp
4 267 (7.88%) VMware ESXi
5 235 (6.94%) XenDesktop
6 209 (6.17%) vSphere
7 132 (3.90%) Virtual Machines
8 120 (3.54%) Microsoft App-V
9 103 (3.04%) XenServer
10 95 (2.80%) VirtualBox
11 79 (2.33%) Terminal Services
12 69 (2.04%) Docker
13 66 (1.95%) Virtual Servers
14 50 (1.48%) Virtual Desktop
15 37 (1.09%) KVM
16 29 (0.86%) DFS Replication
17 25 (0.74%) BitLocker
18 24 (0.71%) Microsoft Virtual Server
18 24 (0.71%) vCloud
18 24 (0.71%) Xen
Systems Management
1 535 (15.80%) SCCM
2 267 (7.88%) SCOM
3 137 (4.04%) Backup Exec
4 124 (3.66%) SCVMM
5 100 (2.95%) Opscode Chef
5 100 (2.95%) Puppet
6 94 (2.78%) Ansible
7 91 (2.69%) Microsoft Clustering
8 90 (2.66%) WSUS
9 81 (2.39%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
10 67 (1.98%) Forefront Identity Manager
11 65 (1.92%) Microsoft Intune
12 64 (1.89%) vCenter Server
13 60 (1.77%) SCOrch
14 42 (1.24%) Failover Clustering
15 36 (1.06%) Norton AntiVirus
16 31 (0.92%) Nagios
17 30 (0.89%) NetBackup
18 25 (0.74%) Salt
19 24 (0.71%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 2,530 (74.70%) VMware
2 2,146 (63.36%) Microsoft
3 1,031 (30.44%) Citrix
4 868 (25.63%) Cisco
5 335 (9.89%) HP
6 258 (7.62%) Dell
7 228 (6.73%) Veeam
8 212 (6.26%) NetApp
9 139 (4.10%) Oracle
10 135 (3.99%) Google
11 104 (3.07%) SolarWinds
12 98 (2.89%) Apple
13 92 (2.72%) Red Hat
14 86 (2.54%) EqualLogic
14 86 (2.54%) Juniper
15 80 (2.36%) IBM
15 80 (2.36%) Symantec
16 77 (2.27%) EMC
17 75 (2.21%) Meraki
18 72 (2.13%) 3PAR