Period
to 8 December 2019

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 8 December 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Hyper-V
UK
6 months to
8 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 167 193 192
Rank change year-on-year +26 -1 -14
Permanent jobs citing Hyper-V 2,692 2,848 3,342
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 2.03% 1.79% 1.86%
As % of the System Software category 11.79% 11.70% 14.34%
Number of salaries quoted 2,312 2,318 2,847
UK median annual salary £40,000 £41,750 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.19% +4.38% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,500 £24,750
90th Percentile £66,250 £65,000 £61,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £37,500 £38,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year -2.60% +6.94% -

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 22,841 24,345 23,311
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 17.19% 15.32% 12.96%
Number of salaries quoted 18,776 19,872 19,412
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.11% +5.88%
10th Percentile £25,500 £25,000 £24,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £82,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% +6.67%

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 8 December 2019.

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 8 December 2019. 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 +32 2,541 £40,000 -5.88% 546
UK excluding London +28 1,875 £37,500 -2.60% 460
London +9 729 £50,000 - 121
South East +21 530 £37,500 -7.98% 116
Midlands +12 416 £37,500 -6.25% 65
North of England +41 344 £39,500 +21.54% 123
South West +47 277 £37,500 -3.85% 61
West Midlands +3 237 £35,000 -12.50% 36
East of England +47 225 £39,500 -8.41% 60
East Midlands +26 179 £40,000 +14.29% 29
North West +2 176 £37,500 +15.38% 79
Yorkshire +61 155 £39,500 +17.91% 33
Scotland +3 44 £33,000 -14.29% 15
Wales -5 35 £37,500 +4.17% 19
North East 0 13 £35,000 +16.67% 11
Northern Ireland +11 9 £32,500 +18.18% 1

For the 6 months to 8 December 2019, 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 2,084 (77.41%) Windows
2 1,978 (73.48%) VMware
3 1,685 (62.59%) Microsoft
4 1,652 (61.37%) Active Directory
5 1,468 (54.53%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1,439 (53.45%) Windows Server
7 1,434 (53.27%) Office 365
8 1,274 (47.33%) Azure
9 755 (28.05%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 731 (27.15%) Firewall
11 692 (25.71%) MS Exchange
12 684 (25.41%) Citrix
13 638 (23.70%) PowerShell
14 630 (23.40%) AWS
15 608 (22.59%) Windows Server 2012
16 582 (21.62%) Cisco
17 580 (21.55%) DNS
18 528 (19.61%) SQL
19 513 (19.06%) DHCP
20 484 (17.98%) ITIL
21 469 (17.42%) Windows 10
22 459 (17.05%) SCCM
23 447 (16.60%) SQL Server
24 436 (16.20%) SAN
25 433 (16.08%) Linux
26 431 (16.01%) Microsoft Certification
26 431 (16.01%) Windows Server 2008
27 399 (14.82%) Data Centre
28 398 (14.78%) WAN
29 383 (14.23%) TCP/IP

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
1 692 (25.71%) MS Exchange
2 357 (13.26%) SharePoint
3 208 (7.73%) Exchange Server 2010
3 208 (7.73%) Skype for Business
4 206 (7.65%) Exchange Server 2013
5 182 (6.76%) IIS
6 29 (1.08%) Confluence
7 27 (1.00%) Apache
8 25 (0.93%) SharePoint 2013
9 24 (0.89%) SAS
10 23 (0.85%) OpenStack
11 19 (0.71%) Exchange Server 2007
12 17 (0.63%) SharePoint 2010
13 15 (0.56%) Tomcat
14 13 (0.48%) IBM Domino
14 13 (0.48%) IBM Notes
15 11 (0.41%) Anypoint
15 11 (0.41%) BizTalk Server
16 7 (0.26%) JBoss
17 4 (0.15%) CMS
Applications
1 329 (12.22%) Microsoft Office
2 38 (1.41%) Microsoft Excel
3 28 (1.04%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 6 (0.22%) MS Visio
5 5 (0.19%) Microsoft Project
6 2 (0.074%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.037%) Gliffy
7 1 (0.037%) Maya
7 1 (0.037%) NUKE
Business Applications
1 10 (0.37%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (0.30%) Exchequer
3 4 (0.15%) Workfront
4 2 (0.074%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.074%) Epicor Tropos
4 2 (0.074%) NetSuite
4 2 (0.074%) SAP Business One
5 1 (0.037%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.037%) Line 50
5 1 (0.037%) Line 500
5 1 (0.037%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.037%) SAP S/4HANA
5 1 (0.037%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 1,434 (53.27%) Office 365
2 1,274 (47.33%) Azure
3 630 (23.40%) AWS
4 198 (7.36%) IaaS
5 150 (5.57%) SaaS
6 141 (5.24%) Azure Active Directory
7 123 (4.57%) PaaS
8 97 (3.60%) Cloud Computing
9 85 (3.16%) OneDrive
10 70 (2.60%) GCP
11 51 (1.89%) AWS CloudFormation
12 40 (1.49%) Amazon EC2
12 40 (1.49%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 37 (1.37%) Amazon ECS
14 36 (1.34%) G Suite
15 34 (1.26%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 34 (1.26%) Amazon S3
16 30 (1.11%) Power Platform
16 30 (1.11%) Serverless
17 29 (1.08%) Azure Stack
Communications & Networking
1 731 (27.15%) Firewall
2 580 (21.55%) DNS
3 513 (19.06%) DHCP
4 436 (16.20%) SAN
5 398 (14.78%) WAN
6 383 (14.23%) TCP/IP
7 371 (13.78%) LAN
8 254 (9.44%) VoIP
9 251 (9.32%) VPN
10 208 (7.73%) VLAN
11 192 (7.13%) Wireless
12 174 (6.46%) Skype
13 136 (5.05%) NAS
14 111 (4.12%) NetScaler
14 111 (4.12%) Wi-Fi
15 78 (2.90%) iSCSI
16 77 (2.86%) Remote Desktop
17 71 (2.64%) Internet
18 69 (2.56%) Network Security
19 50 (1.86%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 447 (16.60%) SQL Server
2 70 (2.60%) Amazon RDS
3 48 (1.78%) Azure SQL Database
4 33 (1.23%) MySQL
4 33 (1.23%) SQL Server 2012
5 29 (1.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 28 (1.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 28 (1.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 20 (0.74%) Power BI
7 20 (0.74%) SQL Server 2008
8 18 (0.67%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 18 (0.67%) PostgreSQL
9 17 (0.63%) Data Warehouse
10 15 (0.56%) Data Lake
11 13 (0.48%) SQL Server 2016
12 11 (0.41%) NoSQL
13 10 (0.37%) Oracle Database
13 10 (0.37%) SQL Server 2014
14 9 (0.33%) MongoDB
14 9 (0.33%) SQL Server 2017
Development Applications
1 79 (2.93%) Visual Studio
2 45 (1.67%) JIRA
3 41 (1.52%) Visual Studio Team System
4 38 (1.41%) Git (software)
5 26 (0.97%) Jenkins
6 18 (0.67%) Bitbucket
7 16 (0.59%) TestRail
7 16 (0.59%) Zephyr
8 15 (0.56%) MSI
8 15 (0.56%) Team Foundation Server
9 14 (0.52%) Selenium
10 12 (0.45%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 9 (0.33%) Chocolatey
12 7 (0.26%) Cucumber
13 4 (0.15%) TeamCity
14 3 (0.11%) CircleCI
14 3 (0.11%) Octopus Deploy
15 2 (0.074%) MSBuild
15 2 (0.074%) Sonatype Nexus
15 2 (0.074%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 248 (9.21%) Finance
2 110 (4.09%) Public Sector
3 109 (4.05%) Telecoms
4 97 (3.60%) Retail
5 57 (2.12%) Manufacturing
6 53 (1.97%) Marketing
7 40 (1.49%) Electronics
8 31 (1.15%) Law
9 28 (1.04%) Legal
10 21 (0.78%) Automotive
11 18 (0.67%) Games
12 17 (0.63%) Back Office
12 17 (0.63%) Local Government
13 15 (0.56%) Advertising
14 12 (0.45%) Banking
15 10 (0.37%) Financial Institution
16 8 (0.30%) German Language
17 4 (0.15%) Environmental Health
17 4 (0.15%) Pharmaceutical
18 3 (0.11%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 587 (21.81%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 461 (17.12%) Support Engineer
3 355 (13.19%) IT Engineer
4 325 (12.07%) IT Support
5 314 (11.66%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 271 (10.07%) Analyst
7 217 (8.06%) 2nd Line Support
8 196 (7.28%) 3rd Line Support
9 195 (7.24%) IT Support Engineer
10 187 (6.95%) Consultant
11 153 (5.68%) Cloud Engineer
12 148 (5.50%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
13 147 (5.46%) Support Analyst
14 142 (5.27%) Architect
15 125 (4.64%) Administrator
16 115 (4.27%) Systems Engineer
17 108 (4.01%) 2nd Line Engineer
18 106 (3.94%) Azure Engineer
19 105 (3.90%) Server Engineer
20 98 (3.64%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 129 (4.79%) Web Services
2 48 (1.78%) .NET
3 38 (1.41%) JSON
4 23 (0.85%) Middleware
5 18 (0.67%) LDAP
6 13 (0.48%) X-Windows
7 11 (0.41%) ADSI
8 10 (0.37%) COM
8 10 (0.37%) Node.js
8 10 (0.37%) XML
8 10 (0.37%) YAML
9 8 (0.30%) Elastic Stack
10 7 (0.26%) 802.1X
10 7 (0.26%) CSS
10 7 (0.26%) HTML
11 6 (0.22%) Flash
11 6 (0.22%) REST
11 6 (0.22%) SOAP
12 5 (0.19%) LAMP
13 4 (0.15%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 399 (14.82%) Data Centre
2 139 (5.16%) Clustering
3 122 (4.53%) Public Cloud
4 109 (4.05%) Driving Licence
5 108 (4.01%) Management Information System
6 93 (3.45%) Self-Motivation
7 89 (3.31%) Analytical Skills
8 70 (2.60%) Private Cloud
9 65 (2.41%) Hybrid Cloud
10 60 (2.23%) Replication
11 51 (1.89%) Enterprise Storage
12 41 (1.52%) User Experience
13 37 (1.37%) PKI
14 35 (1.30%) Linux Command Line
15 28 (1.04%) Client/Server
16 26 (0.97%) CCTV
16 26 (0.97%) CMDB
17 22 (0.82%) iPhone
18 21 (0.78%) Enterprise Cloud
18 21 (0.78%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 2,084 (77.41%) Windows
2 1,439 (53.45%) Windows Server
3 608 (22.59%) Windows Server 2012
4 469 (17.42%) Windows 10
5 433 (16.08%) Linux
6 431 (16.01%) Windows Server 2008
7 265 (9.84%) Windows 7
8 174 (6.46%) Windows 8
9 95 (3.53%) Windows Server 2003
10 63 (2.34%) Mac OS
11 58 (2.15%) Unix
12 51 (1.89%) CentOS
13 41 (1.52%) Android
14 33 (1.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 30 (1.11%) Ubuntu
16 23 (0.85%) Windows XP
17 20 (0.74%) Mac OS X
18 17 (0.63%) Debian
19 16 (0.59%) Apple iOS
19 16 (0.59%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 755 (28.05%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 484 (17.98%) ITIL
3 274 (10.18%) Migration
4 268 (9.96%) Problem-Solving
5 221 (8.21%) DevOps
6 185 (6.87%) Mentoring
7 155 (5.76%) Presales
8 151 (5.61%) Agile Software Development
9 150 (5.57%) Disaster Recovery
10 147 (5.46%) Project Management
11 101 (3.75%) Configuration Management
12 99 (3.68%) Cybersecurity
13 94 (3.49%) Service Delivery
14 89 (3.31%) Change Management
15 88 (3.27%) IT Strategy
16 87 (3.23%) Service Management
17 86 (3.19%) CRM
18 84 (3.12%) Project Delivery
18 84 (3.12%) Server Virtualisation
19 82 (3.05%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 638 (23.70%) PowerShell
2 528 (19.61%) SQL
3 109 (4.05%) Python
4 65 (2.41%) Bash Shell
5 61 (2.27%) Shell Script
6 43 (1.60%) C#
7 36 (1.34%) JavaScript
8 26 (0.97%) PHP
8 26 (0.97%) VBScript
9 21 (0.78%) T-SQL
10 20 (0.74%) C
11 19 (0.71%) Java
11 19 (0.71%) Perl
12 17 (0.63%) Ruby
13 14 (0.52%) VB
14 9 (0.33%) Go
14 9 (0.33%) VBA
15 5 (0.19%) C++
16 4 (0.15%) PL/SQL
16 4 (0.15%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 431 (16.01%) Microsoft Certification
2 311 (11.55%) MCSE
3 254 (9.44%) MCSA
4 207 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
5 180 (6.69%) CCNA
6 174 (6.46%) Degree
7 132 (4.90%) Security Cleared
8 121 (4.49%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 109 (4.05%) MCP
10 71 (2.64%) DV Cleared
11 66 (2.45%) CCNP
12 57 (2.12%) Citrix Certification
13 53 (1.97%) MCITP
14 47 (1.75%) SC Cleared
15 42 (1.56%) Computer Science Degree
15 42 (1.56%) ITIL Certification
16 38 (1.41%) CCA
17 31 (1.15%) DBS Check
18 19 (0.71%) RHCE
19 15 (0.56%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 234 (8.69%) SLA
2 85 (3.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 29 (1.08%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 25 (0.93%) QA
5 22 (0.82%) PCI DSS
6 21 (0.78%) ISO 9001
7 19 (0.71%) GDPR
8 16 (0.59%) Cyber Essentials
9 14 (0.52%) PMO
10 9 (0.33%) COBIT
11 8 (0.30%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
12 6 (0.22%) Actionable Recommendations
13 3 (0.11%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
13 3 (0.11%) NIST
14 2 (0.074%) BS25999
14 2 (0.074%) Sarbanes-Oxley
15 1 (0.037%) BS7799
15 1 (0.037%) GxP
15 1 (0.037%) HL7
15 1 (0.037%) NCSC
System Software
1 1,652 (61.37%) Active Directory
2 1,468 (54.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 348 (12.93%) XenApp
4 209 (7.76%) Virtual Machines
5 205 (7.62%) vSphere
6 172 (6.39%) XenDesktop
7 103 (3.83%) VMware ESXi
8 82 (3.05%) Virtual Servers
9 78 (2.90%) Docker
10 68 (2.53%) Microsoft App-V
11 52 (1.93%) Citrix Hypervisor
12 49 (1.82%) VirtualBox
13 46 (1.71%) Terminal Services
14 39 (1.45%) Virtual Desktop
15 35 (1.30%) KVM
16 34 (1.26%) Firmware
16 34 (1.26%) Microsoft Virtual Server
17 23 (0.85%) Xen
18 16 (0.59%) DFS Replication
18 16 (0.59%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 459 (17.05%) SCCM
2 134 (4.98%) WSUS
3 124 (4.61%) SCOM
4 93 (3.45%) SCVMM
5 92 (3.42%) Puppet
6 90 (3.34%) Microsoft Intune
7 88 (3.27%) Backup Exec
8 79 (2.93%) Terraform
9 77 (2.86%) Ansible
9 77 (2.86%) Opscode Chef
10 75 (2.79%) Kubernetes
11 62 (2.30%) SCOrch
12 59 (2.19%) Microsoft Clustering
13 58 (2.15%) NetBackup
14 46 (1.71%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
15 32 (1.19%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
16 25 (0.93%) XenMobile
17 24 (0.89%) Forefront Identity Manager
18 23 (0.85%) HP Data Protector
18 23 (0.85%) Nagios
Vendors
1 1,978 (73.48%) VMware
2 1,685 (62.59%) Microsoft
3 684 (25.41%) Citrix
4 582 (21.62%) Cisco
5 286 (10.62%) Veeam
6 281 (10.44%) HP
7 177 (6.58%) Dell
8 134 (4.98%) NetApp
9 115 (4.27%) Symantec
10 85 (3.16%) EMC
10 85 (3.16%) Meraki
11 71 (2.64%) Oracle
12 67 (2.49%) Avaya
13 63 (2.34%) SonicWALL
14 59 (2.19%) CommVault
15 58 (2.15%) Google
16 50 (1.86%) Red Hat
17 45 (1.67%) Ivanti
17 45 (1.67%) Mitel
18 44 (1.63%) Apple