Period
to 25 May 2020

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 May 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Hyper-V
UK
6 months to
25 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 184 162 179
Rank change year-on-year -22 +17 +4
Permanent jobs citing Hyper-V 1,737 3,153 3,458
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 1.88% 2.17% 1.99%
As % of the System Software category 10.89% 13.16% 14.14%
Number of salaries quoted 1,481 2,850 2,911
Median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% +5.00%
10th Percentile £26,750 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £70,000 £66,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year - +3.90% +2.67%

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 15,947 23,953 24,457
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 17.29% 16.51% 14.06%
Number of salaries quoted 12,938 19,557 19,830
Median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +11.76%
10th Percentile £27,000 £25,750 £25,000
90th Percentile £87,500 £85,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.66% +9.33%

Hyper-V
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Hyper-V as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Hyper-V in the UK

Hyper-V
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Hyper-V.

Salary trend for Hyper-V in the UK

Hyper-V
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Hyper-V over the 6 months to 25 May 2020.

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 May 2020. 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 -20 1,612 £44,000 +3.53% 104
UK excluding London -14 1,182 £40,000 - 95
London -12 505 £52,500 - 14
South East -15 358 £42,500 +2.41% 22
Midlands +6 274 £42,500 - 14
North of England -29 205 £40,000 +14.29% 22
West Midlands +24 197 £40,000 -11.11% 10
East of England +8 146 £36,500 -6.11% 15
South West -39 121 £40,000 -3.61% 16
North West -12 98 £47,500 +28.38% 13
Work from Home +19 90 £57,500 -4.17% 9
Yorkshire -3 88 £39,500 +16.18% 6
East Midlands -20 76 £43,750 +9.38% 4
Scotland +69 50 £32,500 -7.14% 3
Wales +11 21 £37,250 +6.43% 4
North East +8 19 £30,000 -24.05% 3
Northern Ireland +27 10 £45,000 +28.57%

For the 6 months to 25 May 2020, 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 1,347 (77.55%) Windows
2 1,257 (72.37%) VMware
3 1,152 (66.32%) Microsoft
4 1,034 (59.53%) Active Directory
5 987 (56.82%) VMware Infrastructure
6 962 (55.38%) Windows Server
7 929 (53.48%) Azure
8 906 (52.16%) Office 365
9 525 (30.22%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 523 (30.11%) Firewall
11 448 (25.79%) PowerShell
12 426 (24.53%) Cisco
13 425 (24.47%) DNS
14 383 (22.05%) Citrix
15 371 (21.36%) DHCP
16 342 (19.69%) Windows Server 2012
17 336 (19.34%) SQL
18 335 (19.29%) Windows Server 2016
19 330 (19.00%) MS Exchange
20 329 (18.94%) AWS
21 327 (18.83%) SCCM
22 324 (18.65%) SQL Server
23 311 (17.90%) Data Centre
24 293 (16.87%) ITIL
25 287 (16.52%) Windows 10
26 286 (16.47%) Microsoft Certification
27 282 (16.23%) SAN
28 253 (14.57%) WAN
29 252 (14.51%) Linux
30 248 (14.28%) Windows Server 2008

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
1 330 (19.00%) MS Exchange
2 233 (13.41%) SharePoint
3 182 (10.48%) Exchange Server 2013
4 135 (7.77%) Exchange Server 2010
5 134 (7.71%) Skype for Business
6 109 (6.28%) IIS
7 21 (1.21%) Apache
8 20 (1.15%) OpenStack
9 18 (1.04%) Exchange Server 2007
10 13 (0.75%) Elasticsearch
11 12 (0.69%) Tomcat
12 11 (0.63%) SharePoint 2010
13 6 (0.35%) JBoss
13 6 (0.35%) SharePoint Server
14 3 (0.17%) BizTalk Server
14 3 (0.17%) Exchange Server 2003
15 2 (0.12%) Anypoint
15 2 (0.12%) SharePoint 2013
15 2 (0.12%) WebSphere
16 1 (0.058%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 159 (9.15%) Microsoft Office
2 15 (0.86%) Microsoft Excel
2 15 (0.86%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 13 (0.75%) MS Visio
4 12 (0.69%) Microsoft Project
5 7 (0.40%) Gliffy
5 7 (0.40%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.058%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.058%) Chatbot
6 1 (0.058%) Maya
6 1 (0.058%) NUKE
Business Applications
1 8 (0.46%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (0.40%) Remedy ITSM
3 6 (0.35%) Dynamics AX
3 6 (0.35%) Dynamics NAV
4 4 (0.23%) assyst
4 4 (0.23%) FastStats
4 4 (0.23%) Payment Gateway
4 4 (0.23%) Unica
5 3 (0.17%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (0.058%) Infor CloudSuite
6 1 (0.058%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 929 (53.48%) Azure
2 906 (52.16%) Office 365
3 329 (18.94%) AWS
4 176 (10.13%) IaaS
5 142 (8.18%) PaaS
6 121 (6.97%) Azure Active Directory
7 94 (5.41%) SaaS
8 54 (3.11%) GCP
9 47 (2.71%) Mimecast
10 38 (2.19%) Cloud Computing
11 33 (1.90%) OneDrive
12 21 (1.21%) Power Platform
13 18 (1.04%) Amazon EC2
14 17 (0.98%) Serverless
15 16 (0.92%) AWS CloudFormation
15 16 (0.92%) Azure Stack
16 15 (0.86%) Amazon CloudWatch
17 11 (0.63%) Azure Data Factory
17 11 (0.63%) Azure ExpressRoute
18 9 (0.52%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 523 (30.11%) Firewall
2 425 (24.47%) DNS
3 371 (21.36%) DHCP
4 282 (16.23%) SAN
5 253 (14.57%) WAN
6 223 (12.84%) TCP/IP
7 222 (12.78%) VPN
8 213 (12.26%) LAN
9 132 (7.60%) VLAN
10 121 (6.97%) VoIP
11 118 (6.79%) Wireless
12 106 (6.10%) Skype
13 97 (5.58%) NetScaler
14 81 (4.66%) NAS
15 72 (4.15%) Remote Desktop
16 62 (3.57%) Wi-Fi
17 58 (3.34%) Internet
18 51 (2.94%) iSCSI
19 50 (2.88%) MPLS
20 46 (2.65%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 324 (18.65%) SQL Server
2 40 (2.30%) SQL Server 2012
3 37 (2.13%) Amazon RDS
4 34 (1.96%) SQL Server 2016
5 26 (1.50%) MySQL
6 22 (1.27%) Azure SQL Database
7 21 (1.21%) Power BI
8 20 (1.15%) SQL Server 2014
9 13 (0.75%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
9 13 (0.75%) Data Warehouse
10 11 (0.63%) Data Lake
10 11 (0.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 10 (0.58%) SQL Server 2008
12 8 (0.46%) MongoDB
12 8 (0.46%) NoSQL
12 8 (0.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 7 (0.40%) GIS
13 7 (0.40%) Relational Database
14 6 (0.35%) Big Data
14 6 (0.35%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 24 (1.38%) Visual Studio
2 17 (0.98%) Git (software)
3 16 (0.92%) JIRA
3 16 (0.92%) Visual Studio Team System
4 13 (0.75%) Team Foundation Server
5 12 (0.69%) Jenkins
6 7 (0.40%) Octopus Deploy
7 6 (0.35%) Subversion
8 4 (0.23%) Chocolatey
8 4 (0.23%) Selenium
8 4 (0.23%) TeamCity
9 3 (0.17%) Cucumber
9 3 (0.17%) TestRail
9 3 (0.17%) Zephyr
10 2 (0.12%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 2 (0.12%) Bitbucket
10 2 (0.12%) Bugzilla
10 2 (0.12%) TestLink
11 1 (0.058%) Mercurial
11 1 (0.058%) Vagrant
General
1 158 (9.10%) Finance
2 69 (3.97%) Public Sector
3 65 (3.74%) Telecoms
4 44 (2.53%) Retail
5 34 (1.96%) Local Government
6 32 (1.84%) Marketing
7 31 (1.78%) Games
8 23 (1.32%) Law
9 15 (0.86%) Manufacturing
10 13 (0.75%) Legal
11 11 (0.63%) Advertising
11 11 (0.63%) Electronics
12 7 (0.40%) Banking
13 6 (0.35%) Financial Institution
14 5 (0.29%) Back Office
14 5 (0.29%) Billing
15 3 (0.17%) Pharmaceutical
16 2 (0.12%) Automotive
16 2 (0.12%) Military
17 1 (0.058%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 417 (24.01%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 245 (14.10%) Support Engineer
3 215 (12.38%) IT Engineer
4 154 (8.87%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 152 (8.75%) Consultant
6 144 (8.29%) IT Support
7 117 (6.74%) Analyst
8 105 (6.04%) 3rd Line Support
9 103 (5.93%) 2nd Line Support
10 91 (5.24%) IT Support Engineer
10 91 (5.24%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
11 84 (4.84%) Architect
12 81 (4.66%) Cloud Engineer
13 77 (4.43%) Administrator
14 76 (4.38%) Support Analyst
15 75 (4.32%) Systems Engineer
16 74 (4.26%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
17 73 (4.20%) Infrastructure Support
18 69 (3.97%) 2nd Line Engineer
19 67 (3.86%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (1.96%) Web Services
2 23 (1.32%) LDAP
3 21 (1.21%) .NET
4 11 (0.63%) REST
5 9 (0.52%) Node.js
5 9 (0.52%) SOAP
6 8 (0.46%) JSON
7 7 (0.40%) OAuth
8 6 (0.35%) HTML
8 6 (0.35%) jQuery
8 6 (0.35%) SAML
9 5 (0.29%) 802.1X
9 5 (0.29%) ADSI
9 5 (0.29%) ASP.NET
10 4 (0.23%) ASP.NET MVC 5
10 4 (0.23%) Elastic Stack
10 4 (0.23%) HTML5
10 4 (0.23%) RESTful
10 4 (0.23%) WebSockets
10 4 (0.23%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 311 (17.90%) Data Centre
2 114 (6.56%) Clustering
3 89 (5.12%) Management Information System
4 76 (4.38%) Analytical Skills
5 70 (4.03%) Public Cloud
6 66 (3.80%) Enterprise Storage
7 62 (3.57%) Driving Licence
8 56 (3.22%) Self-Motivation
9 54 (3.11%) Replication
10 46 (2.65%) Private Cloud
11 31 (1.78%) Hybrid Cloud
12 26 (1.50%) PKI
13 21 (1.21%) Fat Client
13 21 (1.21%) Linux Command Line
13 21 (1.21%) Thin Client
14 19 (1.09%) CMDB
15 18 (1.04%) NHS
16 13 (0.75%) FMCG
16 13 (0.75%) User Experience
17 12 (0.69%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1,347 (77.55%) Windows
2 962 (55.38%) Windows Server
3 342 (19.69%) Windows Server 2012
4 335 (19.29%) Windows Server 2016
5 287 (16.52%) Windows 10
6 252 (14.51%) Linux
7 248 (14.28%) Windows Server 2008
8 177 (10.19%) Windows 7
9 129 (7.43%) Windows Server 2019
10 114 (6.56%) Windows 8
11 74 (4.26%) Windows Server 2003
12 46 (2.65%) Unix
13 23 (1.32%) Apple iOS
14 20 (1.15%) Ubuntu
15 16 (0.92%) Mac OS X
16 10 (0.58%) Android
16 10 (0.58%) CentOS
16 10 (0.58%) VMS
17 9 (0.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 8 (0.46%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 525 (30.22%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 293 (16.87%) ITIL
3 199 (11.46%) Problem-Solving
4 174 (10.02%) Disaster Recovery
5 161 (9.27%) Migration
6 116 (6.68%) Server Management
7 115 (6.62%) Project Management
8 114 (6.56%) DevOps
9 101 (5.81%) Change Management
10 97 (5.58%) Information Security
11 95 (5.47%) Mentoring
12 90 (5.18%) Decision-Making
13 87 (5.01%) Presales
14 83 (4.78%) Computer Science
15 82 (4.72%) Project Delivery
16 81 (4.66%) Problem Management
17 73 (4.20%) Service Delivery
18 69 (3.97%) Agile Software Development
19 68 (3.91%) Cybersecurity
20 63 (3.63%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 448 (25.79%) PowerShell
2 336 (19.34%) SQL
3 102 (5.87%) Python
4 66 (3.80%) Bash Shell
5 41 (2.36%) Shell Script
6 34 (1.96%) VBScript
7 27 (1.55%) JavaScript
8 18 (1.04%) C#
8 18 (1.04%) Java
9 16 (0.92%) T-SQL
10 11 (0.63%) Perl
10 11 (0.63%) Ruby
11 10 (0.58%) C++
12 8 (0.46%) PHP
13 6 (0.35%) C
14 1 (0.058%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 286 (16.47%) Microsoft Certification
2 174 (10.02%) MCSE
3 145 (8.35%) Degree
4 143 (8.23%) MCSA
5 121 (6.97%) Cisco Certification
6 84 (4.84%) Security Cleared
7 83 (4.78%) CCNA
8 79 (4.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 62 (3.57%) MCP
10 56 (3.22%) Computer Science Degree
11 50 (2.88%) CCNP
12 43 (2.48%) DV Cleared
13 39 (2.25%) SC Cleared
14 38 (2.19%) MCITP
15 33 (1.90%) ITIL Certification
16 24 (1.38%) Citrix Certification
17 14 (0.81%) AWS Certification
18 12 (0.69%) BPSS Clearance
19 11 (0.63%) RHCE
20 10 (0.58%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 140 (8.06%) SLA
2 90 (5.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 31 (1.78%) GDPR
4 29 (1.67%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 28 (1.61%) QA
6 22 (1.27%) BS25999
7 19 (1.09%) Cyber Essentials
8 11 (0.63%) NIST
9 3 (0.17%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
9 3 (0.17%) ISO 14001
9 3 (0.17%) ISO 9001
10 2 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
10 2 (0.12%) PCI DSS
11 1 (0.058%) PMO
11 1 (0.058%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1,034 (59.53%) Active Directory
2 987 (56.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 165 (9.50%) XenApp
4 153 (8.81%) VMware ESXi
5 114 (6.56%) vSphere
6 113 (6.51%) XenDesktop
7 109 (6.28%) Virtual Machines
8 55 (3.17%) Virtual Servers
9 51 (2.94%) Docker
10 38 (2.19%) VirtualBox
11 37 (2.13%) Microsoft App-V
12 35 (2.01%) Citrix Hypervisor
13 30 (1.73%) VMware Workstation
14 27 (1.55%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 24 (1.38%) Firmware
15 24 (1.38%) NFS
15 24 (1.38%) Xen
16 23 (1.32%) BitLocker
17 22 (1.27%) KVM
18 16 (0.92%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 327 (18.83%) SCCM
2 113 (6.51%) Microsoft Intune
3 105 (6.04%) WSUS
4 97 (5.58%) SCOM
5 90 (5.18%) SCVMM
6 77 (4.43%) Terraform
7 65 (3.74%) Backup Exec
8 61 (3.51%) Puppet
9 60 (3.45%) Kubernetes
10 57 (3.28%) Ansible
11 50 (2.88%) Microsoft Clustering
12 44 (2.53%) Opscode Chef
13 33 (1.90%) NetBackup
14 31 (1.78%) XenMobile
15 30 (1.73%) vCenter Server
16 28 (1.61%) Failover Clustering
17 25 (1.44%) Norton AntiVirus
18 23 (1.32%) EMC NetWorker
19 21 (1.21%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
20 18 (1.04%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 1,257 (72.37%) VMware
2 1,152 (66.32%) Microsoft
3 426 (24.53%) Cisco
4 383 (22.05%) Citrix
5 203 (11.69%) HP
6 174 (10.02%) Veeam
7 132 (7.60%) Dell
8 89 (5.12%) NetApp
9 82 (4.72%) Symantec
10 69 (3.97%) Sophos
11 60 (3.45%) Juniper
12 55 (3.17%) EMC
13 46 (2.65%) EqualLogic
14 43 (2.48%) SonicWALL
15 40 (2.30%) Oracle
16 37 (2.13%) SolarWinds
17 35 (2.01%) Google
18 34 (1.96%) Meraki
18 34 (1.96%) Palo Alto
19 28 (1.61%) McAfee