Period
to 22 October 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 22 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Hyper-V
UK
6 months to
22 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 187 174 200
Rank change year-on-year -13 +26 -2
Permanent jobs citing Hyper-V 3304 3829 3723
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.90% 2.02% 1.70%
As % of the System Software category 14.51% 16.24% 14.93%
Number of salaries quoted 2901 3284 3285
UK median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,500 £24,250
90th Percentile £61,250 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +1.35% -1.33% +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 22776 23581 24937
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 13.07% 12.43% 11.41%
Number of salaries quoted 19173 19842 20791
UK median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £23,750 £23,500 £22,696
90th Percentile £75,000 £71,250 £67,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +4.00% - +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 October 2017.

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 22 October 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 -24 3055 £40,000 - 176
UK excluding London +2 2249 £37,500 +1.35% 142
London -47 984 £45,000 -5.26% 44
South East -26 671 £37,500 -6.83% 47
North of England +28 580 £35,000 +4.48% 40
North West +41 369 £35,000 - 27
Midlands +7 362 £35,000 -0.71% 21
East of England +48 272 £43,750 +9.38% 15
West Midlands +8 215 £35,000 +7.69% 15
South West -23 192 £35,094 +0.27% 9
Yorkshire -11 179 £32,500 -2.26% 11
East Midlands +9 138 £35,000 -12.50% 6
Scotland -33 88 £44,705 +27.73% 5
Wales +18 78 £29,000 -11.45% 5
North East +32 32 £34,000 +23.64% 2
Northern Ireland -16 14 £42,500 +54.55%
Channel Islands - 1 £65,000 -

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 2691 (81.45%) Windows
2 2455 (74.30%) VMware
3 2072 (62.71%) Active Directory
4 2032 (61.50%) Microsoft
5 1884 (57.02%) Windows Server
6 1802 (54.54%) VMware Infrastructure
7 1290 (39.04%) Office 365
8 1150 (34.81%) Windows Server 2012
9 1098 (33.23%) MS Exchange
10 1063 (32.17%) Firewall
11 1021 (30.90%) Microsoft Azure
12 1014 (30.69%) Cisco
13 995 (30.12%) Windows Server 2008
14 859 (26.00%) Citrix
15 851 (25.76%) ITIL
16 822 (24.88%) SAN
17 815 (24.67%) Microsoft Certification
18 807 (24.42%) DNS
19 642 (19.43%) DHCP
20 630 (19.07%) MCSE
20 630 (19.07%) PowerShell
21 615 (18.61%) SQL Server
22 593 (17.95%) LAN
23 587 (17.77%) WAN
24 528 (15.98%) Exchange Server 2010
25 517 (15.65%) SQL
26 516 (15.62%) Windows 7
27 506 (15.31%) Linux
28 487 (14.74%) SCCM
29 482 (14.59%) Amazon AWS

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 1098 (33.23%) MS Exchange
2 528 (15.98%) Exchange Server 2010
3 433 (13.11%) Exchange Server 2013
4 335 (10.14%) SharePoint
5 278 (8.41%) Skype for Business
6 243 (7.35%) IIS
7 164 (4.96%) Exchange Server 2007
8 69 (2.09%) Exchange Server 2003
9 61 (1.85%) Apache
10 46 (1.39%) Tomcat
11 38 (1.15%) OpenStack
12 30 (0.91%) BizTalk Server
13 28 (0.85%) SharePoint 2013
14 23 (0.70%) JBoss
15 18 (0.54%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
16 15 (0.45%) SharePoint 2010
17 13 (0.39%) nginx
18 12 (0.36%) Elasticsearch
19 11 (0.33%) NetWeaver
20 10 (0.30%) SAS
Applications
1 383 (11.59%) Microsoft Office
2 23 (0.70%) Microsoft Excel
3 13 (0.39%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 11 (0.33%) Microsoft Project
5 10 (0.30%) MS Visio
6 8 (0.24%) SOLIDWORKS
7 1 (0.030%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (0.030%) Adobe Premiere
7 1 (0.030%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 21 (0.64%) Dynamics CRM
2 11 (0.33%) SAP BPC
3 9 (0.27%) Dynamics AX
4 8 (0.24%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 7 (0.21%) Sage 200
6 6 (0.18%) Dynamics NAV
7 3 (0.091%) Epicor Vantage
7 3 (0.091%) Misys Equation
8 2 (0.061%) Infor M3
8 2 (0.061%) Oracle CRM
8 2 (0.061%) Oracle ERP
8 2 (0.061%) Remedy ITSM
8 2 (0.061%) Sage 50
9 1 (0.030%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
9 1 (0.030%) Magento
9 1 (0.030%) SAP Business One
9 1 (0.030%) SAP S/4HANA
9 1 (0.030%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 1290 (39.04%) Office 365
2 1021 (30.90%) Microsoft Azure
3 482 (14.59%) Amazon AWS
4 245 (7.42%) IaaS
5 160 (4.84%) PaaS
6 79 (2.39%) SaaS
7 63 (1.91%) Mimecast
8 53 (1.60%) Google Cloud Platform
9 49 (1.48%) Azure Active Directory
10 44 (1.33%) G Suite
11 30 (0.91%) Cloud Computing
12 25 (0.76%) OneDrive
13 22 (0.67%) AWS CloudFormation
14 13 (0.39%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 12 (0.36%) Amazon EC2
16 8 (0.24%) OpenDNS
17 7 (0.21%) GitHub
18 6 (0.18%) Amazon S3
19 5 (0.15%) Yammer
20 4 (0.12%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 1063 (32.17%) Firewall
2 822 (24.88%) SAN
3 807 (24.42%) DNS
4 642 (19.43%) DHCP
5 593 (17.95%) LAN
6 587 (17.77%) WAN
7 433 (13.11%) TCP/IP
8 414 (12.53%) VPN
9 254 (7.69%) VLAN
10 190 (5.75%) VoIP
11 179 (5.42%) Skype
12 174 (5.27%) NAS
13 148 (4.48%) Internet
14 145 (4.39%) Wireless
15 124 (3.75%) Network Security
16 116 (3.51%) MPLS
17 98 (2.97%) iSCSI
17 98 (2.97%) Remote Desktop
18 88 (2.66%) Cisco ASA
19 85 (2.57%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 615 (18.61%) SQL Server
2 117 (3.54%) SQL Server 2008
3 80 (2.42%) MySQL
4 69 (2.09%) SQL Server 2012
5 47 (1.42%) SQL Server 2005
6 36 (1.09%) SQL Server 2014
7 32 (0.97%) Amazon RDS
8 22 (0.67%) Oracle Database
9 19 (0.58%) MongoDB
10 17 (0.51%) PostgreSQL
11 13 (0.39%) Big Data
11 13 (0.39%) Data Warehouse
12 12 (0.36%) SQL Server 2000
13 11 (0.33%) NoSQL
13 11 (0.33%) Relational Database
13 11 (0.33%) SAP Data Services
13 11 (0.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 9 (0.27%) Azure SQL Database
14 9 (0.27%) SQL Server 2016
15 8 (0.24%) Redis
Development Applications
1 50 (1.51%) Git (software)
2 27 (0.82%) JIRA
2 27 (0.82%) Team Foundation Server
3 24 (0.73%) Jenkins
4 22 (0.67%) Visual Studio
5 21 (0.64%) NuGet
6 20 (0.61%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 19 (0.58%) Vagrant
8 16 (0.48%) Octopus Deploy
8 16 (0.48%) Subversion
9 11 (0.33%) GitLab
9 11 (0.33%) TeamCity
10 9 (0.27%) Cucumber
11 8 (0.24%) VSS/SourceSafe
12 7 (0.21%) MSI
12 7 (0.21%) Selenium
13 6 (0.18%) Maven
13 6 (0.18%) Visual Studio Team System
14 5 (0.15%) Travis CI
15 4 (0.12%) WebDriver
General
1 264 (7.99%) Finance
2 113 (3.42%) Telecoms
3 83 (2.51%) Retail
4 68 (2.06%) Manufacturing
5 53 (1.60%) Advertising
6 51 (1.54%) Banking
7 48 (1.45%) Back Office
7 48 (1.45%) Marketing
8 46 (1.39%) Legal
9 37 (1.12%) Investment Banking
10 35 (1.06%) Law
11 32 (0.97%) Retail Banking
12 21 (0.64%) Financial Institution
13 16 (0.48%) Electronics
14 10 (0.30%) Local Government
15 8 (0.24%) Billing
16 6 (0.18%) Dutch Language
16 6 (0.18%) Front Office
16 6 (0.18%) Military
16 6 (0.18%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 716 (21.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 599 (18.13%) Support Engineer
3 380 (11.50%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 371 (11.23%) IT Engineer
5 352 (10.65%) IT Support
6 316 (9.56%) Analyst
7 238 (7.20%) Consultant
8 232 (7.02%) Administrator
9 231 (6.99%) Windows Engineer
10 220 (6.66%) 3rd Line Support
11 210 (6.36%) Systems Engineer
12 200 (6.05%) 2nd Line Support
12 200 (6.05%) IT Support Engineer
13 188 (5.69%) Support Analyst
14 180 (5.45%) Systems Administrator
15 172 (5.21%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
16 154 (4.66%) 2nd Line Engineer
17 153 (4.63%) Server Engineer
18 149 (4.51%) Cloud Engineer
19 148 (4.48%) Infrastructure Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 101 (3.06%) Web Services
2 51 (1.54%) .NET
3 26 (0.79%) Node.js
4 24 (0.73%) SAML
5 23 (0.70%) LAMP
6 21 (0.64%) XMPP
7 19 (0.58%) REST
8 18 (0.54%) HTML
8 18 (0.54%) Middleware
9 15 (0.45%) JSON
10 14 (0.42%) 802.1X
10 14 (0.42%) AngularJS
10 14 (0.42%) HTML5
10 14 (0.42%) WAP
10 14 (0.42%) WSH
11 13 (0.39%) Hibernate
11 13 (0.39%) Spring
12 11 (0.33%) SAP Basis
13 10 (0.30%) jQuery
14 9 (0.27%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 372 (11.26%) Data Centre
2 208 (6.30%) Clustering
3 145 (4.39%) Management Information System
4 137 (4.15%) Analytical Skills
5 135 (4.09%) Driving Licence
6 115 (3.48%) Replication
7 107 (3.24%) Public Cloud
8 86 (2.60%) Enterprise Storage
9 85 (2.57%) Computer Science
10 68 (2.06%) PKI
11 65 (1.97%) Hybrid Cloud
12 47 (1.42%) Private Cloud
13 46 (1.39%) iPad
14 38 (1.15%) Blackberry
15 34 (1.03%) Fat Client
15 34 (1.03%) iPhone
15 34 (1.03%) Thin Client
16 32 (0.97%) Virtual Team
17 29 (0.88%) Fintech
18 27 (0.82%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 2691 (81.45%) Windows
2 1884 (57.02%) Windows Server
3 1150 (34.81%) Windows Server 2012
4 995 (30.12%) Windows Server 2008
5 516 (15.62%) Windows 7
6 506 (15.31%) Linux
7 467 (14.13%) Windows 10
8 273 (8.26%) Windows 8
9 264 (7.99%) Windows Server 2003
10 136 (4.12%) Windows XP
11 83 (2.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 80 (2.42%) Unix
13 67 (2.03%) CentOS
14 51 (1.54%) Mac OS X
15 47 (1.42%) Ubuntu
16 33 (1.00%) Debian
17 32 (0.97%) Android
18 31 (0.94%) Solaris
19 30 (0.91%) Mac OS
19 30 (0.91%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 851 (25.76%) ITIL
2 263 (7.96%) Disaster Recovery
3 210 (6.36%) Problem Management
4 206 (6.23%) DevOps
5 180 (5.45%) Service Delivery
6 173 (5.24%) Migration
7 160 (4.84%) Presales
8 159 (4.81%) Project Management
9 151 (4.57%) Change Management
10 150 (4.54%) Time Management
11 133 (4.03%) High Availability
12 131 (3.96%) Agile Software Development
13 123 (3.72%) Mentoring
14 122 (3.69%) Service Management
15 108 (3.27%) Kalman Filter
16 98 (2.97%) IT Strategy
17 95 (2.88%) Patch Management
18 94 (2.85%) Business Continuity
19 88 (2.66%) Server Virtualisation
20 82 (2.48%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 630 (19.07%) PowerShell
2 517 (15.65%) SQL
3 160 (4.84%) Python
4 118 (3.57%) Bash Shell
5 108 (3.27%) Perl
6 71 (2.15%) Java
7 53 (1.60%) VBScript
8 47 (1.42%) PHP
9 42 (1.27%) C
10 39 (1.18%) Ruby
11 35 (1.06%) C#
12 29 (0.88%) JavaScript
13 28 (0.85%) Shell Script
14 22 (0.67%) C++
15 14 (0.42%) T-SQL
15 14 (0.42%) VB
16 7 (0.21%) ES6
17 5 (0.15%) C-shell
17 5 (0.15%) Korn
18 3 (0.091%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 815 (24.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 630 (19.07%) MCSE
3 380 (11.50%) Cisco Certification
4 352 (10.65%) CCNA
5 309 (9.35%) MCSA
6 289 (8.75%) Degree
7 271 (8.20%) MCP
8 154 (4.66%) CCNP
9 150 (4.54%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 142 (4.30%) Security Cleared
11 105 (3.18%) MCITP
12 104 (3.15%) Citrix Certification
13 75 (2.27%) DV Cleared
14 69 (2.09%) SC Cleared
15 60 (1.82%) CCA
16 59 (1.79%) Computer Science Degree
17 51 (1.54%) DBS Check
18 45 (1.36%) A+ Certification
18 45 (1.36%) ITIL Certification
19 28 (0.85%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 241 (7.29%) SLA
2 112 (3.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 72 (2.18%) QA
4 51 (1.54%) PCI DSS
5 20 (0.61%) Cyber Essentials
6 19 (0.58%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 13 (0.39%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 11 (0.33%) BS25999
9 10 (0.30%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
10 9 (0.27%) PMO
11 8 (0.24%) GDPR
12 7 (0.21%) ISO 9001
12 7 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
13 3 (0.091%) Data Quality
14 2 (0.061%) GAMP
15 1 (0.030%) Disclosure Scotland
15 1 (0.030%) ISO 14001
15 1 (0.030%) NIST 800
System Software
1 2072 (62.71%) Active Directory
2 1802 (54.54%) VMware Infrastructure
3 302 (9.14%) XenApp
4 219 (6.63%) vSphere
5 212 (6.42%) VMware ESXi
6 197 (5.96%) XenDesktop
7 163 (4.93%) Virtual Machines
8 119 (3.60%) XenServer
9 91 (2.75%) Microsoft App-V
10 86 (2.60%) Terminal Services
11 82 (2.48%) VirtualBox
12 80 (2.42%) Virtual Servers
13 70 (2.12%) Docker
14 63 (1.91%) KVM
15 42 (1.27%) VMware Workstation
16 37 (1.12%) Virtual Desktop
17 35 (1.06%) vCloud
17 35 (1.06%) Xen
18 24 (0.73%) Microsoft Virtual Server
19 20 (0.61%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 487 (14.74%) SCCM
2 269 (8.14%) SCOM
3 175 (5.30%) Backup Exec
4 160 (4.84%) Puppet
5 153 (4.63%) Opscode Chef
6 120 (3.63%) WSUS
7 100 (3.03%) Ansible
8 96 (2.91%) SCVMM
9 87 (2.63%) Microsoft Clustering
10 61 (1.85%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
11 47 (1.42%) Norton AntiVirus
12 44 (1.33%) vCenter Server
13 42 (1.27%) ZABBIX
14 37 (1.12%) Failover Clustering
15 32 (0.97%) Nagios
16 30 (0.91%) Microsoft Intune
17 27 (0.82%) Salt
18 26 (0.79%) Terraform
19 24 (0.73%) SCDPM
19 24 (0.73%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 2455 (74.30%) VMware
2 2032 (61.50%) Microsoft
3 1014 (30.69%) Cisco
4 859 (26.00%) Citrix
5 416 (12.59%) HP
6 323 (9.78%) Dell
7 303 (9.17%) NetApp
8 242 (7.32%) Veeam
9 134 (4.06%) EMC
10 120 (3.63%) Google
11 117 (3.54%) Symantec
12 114 (3.45%) Juniper
13 110 (3.33%) EqualLogic
13 110 (3.33%) Oracle
14 109 (3.30%) Red Hat
15 87 (2.63%) IBM
16 86 (2.60%) Apple
16 86 (2.60%) McAfee
17 80 (2.42%) SonicWALL
18 79 (2.39%) SolarWinds