Period
to 17 November 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 17 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Hyper-V
UK
6 months to
17 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 199 194 177
Rank change year-on-year -5 -17 +27
Permanent jobs citing Hyper-V 2,883 3,338 3,830
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.78% 1.85% 2.01%
As % of the System Software category 11.74% 14.32% 16.25%
Number of salaries quoted 2,331 2,885 3,267
UK median annual salary £40,750 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.88% - -
10th Percentile £25,000 £24,750 £25,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £61,250 £66,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £37,500 £36,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year +2.74% +1.39% -4.00%

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 24,557 23,308 23,574
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 15.17% 12.93% 12.40%
Number of salaries quoted 20,026 19,520 19,811
UK median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £25,000 £23,750 £23,500
90th Percentile £81,250 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% 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 17 November 2018.

Salary histogram for Hyper-V in the UK

Hyper-V
Top 18 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 17 November 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 2,704 £42,000 +5.00% 453
UK excluding London -6 1,937 £37,500 +2.74% 368
London +16 864 £50,000 +11.11% 104
South East -16 553 £40,000 +6.67% 93
Midlands +35 436 £38,250 +9.29% 73
North of England -48 381 £32,500 -1.52% 94
West Midlands +45 269 £40,000 +14.29% 43
East of England +8 236 £42,500 -2.86% 42
North West -45 236 £33,000 +1.54% 56
South West +29 234 £40,000 +7.38% 47
East Midlands +29 167 £32,500 +3.17% 30
Yorkshire -20 110 £32,500 - 34
Scotland -41 54 £38,500 -13.88% 10
Wales -36 47 £33,750 +7.14% 8
North East -22 35 £31,500 -10.00% 4
Northern Ireland -11 4 £27,500 -35.29% 1
Isle of Man - 2 £37,500 -
Channel Islands - 1 £60,000 -

For the 6 months to 17 November 2018, 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 2,264 (78.53%) Windows
2 2,092 (72.56%) VMware
3 1,885 (65.38%) Active Directory
4 1,778 (61.67%) Microsoft
5 1,582 (54.87%) Windows Server
6 1,459 (50.61%) VMware Infrastructure
7 1,310 (45.44%) Office 365
8 1,283 (44.50%) Microsoft Azure
9 984 (34.13%) Firewall
10 815 (28.27%) DNS
11 788 (27.33%) Windows Server 2012
12 740 (25.67%) Citrix
13 736 (25.53%) Infrastructure Engineering
14 721 (25.01%) MS Exchange
15 703 (24.38%) Windows Server 2008
16 661 (22.93%) PowerShell
17 636 (22.06%) DHCP
18 617 (21.40%) SQL Server
19 599 (20.78%) Cisco
20 580 (20.12%) Linux
21 578 (20.05%) SQL
22 548 (19.01%) ITIL
23 543 (18.83%) Amazon AWS
24 531 (18.42%) SCCM
25 509 (17.66%) TCP/IP
26 504 (17.48%) Microsoft Certification
27 487 (16.89%) SAN
28 472 (16.37%) Data Centre
29 456 (15.82%) Windows 10
30 444 (15.40%) LAN

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
1 721 (25.01%) MS Exchange
2 297 (10.30%) SharePoint
3 255 (8.84%) Exchange Server 2013
4 253 (8.78%) Skype for Business
5 243 (8.43%) IIS
6 231 (8.01%) Exchange Server 2010
7 95 (3.30%) Exchange Server 2003
8 67 (2.32%) Exchange Server 2007
9 51 (1.77%) OpenStack
10 45 (1.56%) Apache
11 31 (1.08%) SharePoint 2013
12 26 (0.90%) SharePoint Server
13 25 (0.87%) Elasticsearch
14 20 (0.69%) Tomcat
15 17 (0.59%) nginx
15 17 (0.59%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 17 (0.59%) WebLogic
16 16 (0.55%) Confluence
17 15 (0.52%) BizTalk Server
17 15 (0.52%) JBoss
Applications
1 312 (10.82%) Microsoft Office
2 17 (0.59%) Microsoft Excel
3 9 (0.31%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 8 (0.28%) Photoshop
5 4 (0.14%) Acrobat
5 4 (0.14%) MS Visio
6 3 (0.10%) Adobe Premiere
7 2 (0.069%) Microsoft Project
8 1 (0.035%) Abaqus
8 1 (0.035%) Mathcad
Business Applications
1 37 (1.28%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (0.35%) Sage 200
3 9 (0.31%) Dynamics NAV
4 6 (0.21%) Remedy ITSM
5 4 (0.14%) SAP SM
6 2 (0.069%) Lorenzo
7 1 (0.035%) assyst
7 1 (0.035%) Dynamics AX
7 1 (0.035%) Pegasus Opera
7 1 (0.035%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 1,310 (45.44%) Office 365
2 1,283 (44.50%) Microsoft Azure
3 543 (18.83%) Amazon AWS
4 218 (7.56%) IaaS
5 131 (4.54%) PaaS
5 131 (4.54%) SaaS
6 129 (4.47%) Azure Active Directory
7 69 (2.39%) Mimecast
8 53 (1.84%) AWS CloudFormation
9 50 (1.73%) Google Cloud Platform
10 43 (1.49%) Cloud Computing
11 37 (1.28%) Amazon EC2
12 30 (1.04%) Dynamics 365
13 28 (0.97%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 28 (0.97%) G Suite
14 24 (0.83%) Amazon S3
15 21 (0.73%) GitHub
16 18 (0.62%) OneDrive
16 18 (0.62%) Virtual Private Cloud
17 14 (0.49%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 984 (34.13%) Firewall
2 815 (28.27%) DNS
3 636 (22.06%) DHCP
4 509 (17.66%) TCP/IP
5 487 (16.89%) SAN
6 444 (15.40%) LAN
7 436 (15.12%) WAN
8 375 (13.01%) VPN
9 277 (9.61%) VLAN
10 225 (7.80%) Skype
11 143 (4.96%) VoIP
12 141 (4.89%) NAS
13 137 (4.75%) Wireless
14 136 (4.72%) Network Security
14 136 (4.72%) Remote Desktop
15 115 (3.99%) Internet
16 106 (3.68%) iSCSI
17 100 (3.47%) NetScaler
18 75 (2.60%) Wi-Fi
19 67 (2.32%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 617 (21.40%) SQL Server
2 63 (2.19%) SQL Server 2008
3 61 (2.12%) Amazon RDS
4 54 (1.87%) MySQL
5 49 (1.70%) SQL Server 2012
6 36 (1.25%) Azure SQL Database
7 35 (1.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 28 (0.97%) Relational Database
9 26 (0.90%) SQL Server 2016
10 22 (0.76%) SQL Server 2005
10 22 (0.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 19 (0.66%) Data Warehouse
11 19 (0.66%) PostgreSQL
12 17 (0.59%) Big Data
13 15 (0.52%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 14 (0.49%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 13 (0.45%) Power BI
15 13 (0.45%) Redis
16 11 (0.38%) Event Store
16 11 (0.38%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 91 (3.16%) Jenkins
2 65 (2.25%) Visual Studio Team System
3 51 (1.77%) Maven
4 43 (1.49%) Visual Studio
5 42 (1.46%) Ant
5 42 (1.46%) Gradle
6 41 (1.42%) Git (software)
7 38 (1.32%) Team Foundation Server
8 29 (1.01%) Octopus Deploy
9 24 (0.83%) JIRA
10 20 (0.69%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 20 (0.69%) TeamCity
11 18 (0.62%) Selenium
12 15 (0.52%) Cucumber
12 15 (0.52%) Travis CI
13 12 (0.42%) Chocolatey
13 12 (0.42%) Vagrant
14 10 (0.35%) Subversion
15 6 (0.21%) Valgrind
15 6 (0.21%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 325 (11.27%) Finance
2 97 (3.36%) Telecoms
3 74 (2.57%) Law
4 73 (2.53%) Retail
5 56 (1.94%) Legal
6 38 (1.32%) Financial Institution
7 36 (1.25%) Marketing
8 35 (1.21%) Banking
9 34 (1.18%) Manufacturing
10 24 (0.83%) Electronics
11 22 (0.76%) German Language
12 20 (0.69%) French Language
13 18 (0.62%) Games
14 17 (0.59%) Back Office
15 16 (0.55%) Publishing
16 12 (0.42%) Swedish Language
17 11 (0.38%) Military
18 10 (0.35%) Advertising
18 10 (0.35%) Automotive
19 9 (0.31%) Billing
Job Titles
1 602 (20.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 397 (13.77%) Support Engineer
3 245 (8.50%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 241 (8.36%) Analyst
5 239 (8.29%) Consultant
6 236 (8.19%) IT Engineer
7 216 (7.49%) IT Support
8 202 (7.01%) 3rd Line Support
9 189 (6.56%) Architect
10 151 (5.24%) Administrator
11 148 (5.13%) 2nd Line Support
12 133 (4.61%) Systems Administrator
13 132 (4.58%) Technical Support
14 128 (4.44%) Windows Engineer
15 122 (4.23%) Technical Engineer
16 118 (4.09%) Support Analyst
17 114 (3.95%) Cloud Engineer
18 112 (3.88%) 2nd Line Engineer
18 112 (3.88%) IT Support Engineer
19 105 (3.64%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 128 (4.44%) .NET
2 99 (3.43%) Web Services
3 48 (1.66%) JSON
4 44 (1.53%) Middleware
5 35 (1.21%) HTML
6 34 (1.18%) RabbitMQ
7 33 (1.14%) ASP.NET
8 32 (1.11%) REST
9 29 (1.01%) Elastic Stack
10 28 (0.97%) XML
11 22 (0.76%) LDAP
12 20 (0.69%) Java EE
13 14 (0.49%) .NET Framework
13 14 (0.49%) SAML
14 13 (0.45%) SOAP
14 13 (0.45%) Spring
14 13 (0.45%) X-Windows
15 12 (0.42%) Ajax
15 12 (0.42%) Node.js
16 11 (0.38%) Java SE
Miscellaneous
1 472 (16.37%) Data Centre
2 189 (6.56%) Analytical Skills
3 156 (5.41%) Clustering
4 150 (5.20%) Self-Motivation
5 131 (4.54%) PKI
6 113 (3.92%) Replication
7 109 (3.78%) Public Cloud
8 99 (3.43%) Driving Licence
8 99 (3.43%) Management Information System
9 88 (3.05%) Hybrid Cloud
10 87 (3.02%) Private Cloud
11 76 (2.64%) Computer Science
12 65 (2.25%) Enterprise Storage
13 49 (1.70%) Enterprise Software
14 40 (1.39%) Fat Client
14 40 (1.39%) Thin Client
15 39 (1.35%) Fintech
16 35 (1.21%) Linux Command Line
17 28 (0.97%) iPad
18 24 (0.83%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 2,264 (78.53%) Windows
2 1,582 (54.87%) Windows Server
3 788 (27.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 703 (24.38%) Windows Server 2008
5 580 (20.12%) Linux
6 456 (15.82%) Windows 10
7 359 (12.45%) Windows 7
8 185 (6.42%) Windows 8
9 176 (6.10%) Windows Server 2003
10 82 (2.84%) Unix
11 77 (2.67%) Mac OS X
12 72 (2.50%) CentOS
13 52 (1.80%) Ubuntu
14 48 (1.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 42 (1.46%) Windows XP
16 35 (1.21%) Android
17 34 (1.18%) Windows Vista
18 31 (1.08%) Apple iOS
19 23 (0.80%) VMS
20 17 (0.59%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 736 (25.53%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 548 (19.01%) ITIL
3 340 (11.79%) Migration
4 336 (11.65%) DevOps
5 312 (10.82%) Problem-Solving
6 281 (9.75%) Agile Software Development
7 223 (7.73%) Presales
8 186 (6.45%) Disaster Recovery
9 185 (6.42%) Service Management
10 179 (6.21%) Service Delivery
11 159 (5.52%) Project Management
12 157 (5.45%) Configuration Management
13 133 (4.61%) Root Cause Analysis
14 128 (4.44%) Problem Management
15 127 (4.41%) Scrum
16 126 (4.37%) Load Balancing
17 118 (4.09%) Kalman Filter
18 111 (3.85%) Incident Management
19 103 (3.57%) Line Management
20 100 (3.47%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 661 (22.93%) PowerShell
2 578 (20.05%) SQL
3 203 (7.04%) Python
4 111 (3.85%) Bash Shell
5 74 (2.57%) Java
6 72 (2.50%) C#
7 61 (2.12%) T-SQL
8 59 (2.05%) Ruby
9 48 (1.66%) JavaScript
10 47 (1.63%) Perl
11 45 (1.56%) VBScript
12 38 (1.32%) C++
13 36 (1.25%) VB
14 34 (1.18%) C
15 32 (1.11%) Shell Script
16 31 (1.08%) PHP
17 11 (0.38%) PL/SQL
18 9 (0.31%) AWK
19 6 (0.21%) TypeScript
20 5 (0.17%) Go
Qualifications
1 504 (17.48%) Microsoft Certification
2 361 (12.52%) MCSE
3 234 (8.12%) Degree
4 230 (7.98%) Cisco Certification
5 215 (7.46%) MCSA
6 203 (7.04%) CCNA
7 155 (5.38%) MCP
8 124 (4.30%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 113 (3.92%) Security Cleared
10 66 (2.29%) MCITP
11 62 (2.15%) Computer Science Degree
12 60 (2.08%) ITIL Certification
13 58 (2.01%) CCNP
14 49 (1.70%) Citrix Certification
15 47 (1.63%) SC Cleared
16 44 (1.53%) DBS Check
16 44 (1.53%) DV Cleared
17 42 (1.46%) MCTS
18 29 (1.01%) CCA
19 23 (0.80%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 207 (7.18%) SLA
2 61 (2.12%) GDPR
3 41 (1.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 40 (1.39%) QA
5 21 (0.73%) PCI DSS
6 18 (0.62%) PMO
7 14 (0.49%) Cyber Essentials
8 13 (0.45%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 9 (0.31%) HIPAA
10 5 (0.17%) PMBOK
11 4 (0.14%) ISO 9001
12 3 (0.10%) COBIT
13 2 (0.069%) Disclosure Scotland
13 2 (0.069%) HL7
13 2 (0.069%) ISO 9000
14 1 (0.035%) ISO 14001
14 1 (0.035%) ISO 22301
System Software
1 1,885 (65.38%) Active Directory
2 1,459 (50.61%) VMware Infrastructure
3 265 (9.19%) VMware ESXi
4 235 (8.15%) XenApp
5 182 (6.31%) Virtual Machines
6 181 (6.28%) vSphere
7 168 (5.83%) XenDesktop
8 118 (4.09%) Docker
9 98 (3.40%) Terminal Services
10 70 (2.43%) VirtualBox
11 61 (2.12%) Microsoft App-V
12 55 (1.91%) Virtual Servers
13 54 (1.87%) XenServer
14 51 (1.77%) KVM
15 36 (1.25%) Virtual Desktop
16 30 (1.04%) VMware Workstation
17 27 (0.94%) Xen
18 24 (0.83%) Forefront TMG
19 22 (0.76%) DFS Replication
20 21 (0.73%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 531 (18.42%) SCCM
2 243 (8.43%) SCOM
3 165 (5.72%) Puppet
4 152 (5.27%) Ansible
5 121 (4.20%) SCVMM
6 113 (3.92%) Backup Exec
7 103 (3.57%) Opscode Chef
8 76 (2.64%) Microsoft Intune
9 72 (2.50%) vCenter Server
10 66 (2.29%) WSUS
11 65 (2.25%) Norton AntiVirus
12 45 (1.56%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
12 45 (1.56%) Terraform
13 40 (1.39%) Single Sign-On
14 39 (1.35%) Microsoft Clustering
15 38 (1.32%) Kubernetes
16 36 (1.25%) SCOrch
17 34 (1.18%) Nagios
18 33 (1.14%) Forefront Identity Manager
18 33 (1.14%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 2,092 (72.56%) VMware
2 1,778 (61.67%) Microsoft
3 740 (25.67%) Citrix
4 599 (20.78%) Cisco
5 320 (11.10%) HP
6 237 (8.22%) Veeam
7 230 (7.98%) Dell
8 212 (7.35%) NetApp
9 140 (4.86%) Symantec
10 124 (4.30%) EMC
11 120 (4.16%) Oracle
12 102 (3.54%) SolarWinds
13 95 (3.30%) Apple
14 93 (3.23%) Google
15 92 (3.19%) IBM
16 79 (2.74%) Juniper
17 72 (2.50%) SonicWALL
18 71 (2.46%) McAfee
19 64 (2.22%) Sophos
20 63 (2.19%) ServiceNow