Period
to 16 January 2021

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 16 January 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Hyper-V
UK
6 months to
16 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 193 184 195
Rank change year-on-year -9 +11 -11
Permanent jobs citing Hyper-V 1,075 2,423 2,719
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 1.73% 1.92% 1.80%
As % of the System Software category 9.39% 11.26% 11.60%
Number of salaries quoted 1,131 2,218 2,387
Median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £67,500 £68,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +12.00% -6.25% +8.11%

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 11,443 21,513 23,433
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 18.38% 17.06% 15.51%
Number of salaries quoted 9,605 17,800 19,270
Median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% - +11.11%
10th Percentile £29,500 £25,500 £25,250
90th Percentile £86,250 £85,000 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +10.59% - +6.25%

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 16 January 2021.

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 16 January 2021. 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 -13 978 £42,500 +6.25% 230
UK excluding London +6 830 £42,000 +12.00% 200
South East +38 230 £46,750 +28.08% 42
North of England +31 203 £36,000 -10.00% 61
Work from Home +2 197 £50,000 -23.08% 35
London -55 195 £52,500 +5.00% 41
Midlands -9 156 £40,000 - 38
South West +3 128 £38,500 +2.67% 30
West Midlands -5 98 £40,000 +6.67% 23
North West +38 94 £44,500 +18.67% 34
Yorkshire -5 89 £31,000 -22.50% 23
East Midlands -9 59 £35,000 -17.65% 15
East of England -19 58 £40,000 +2.56% 19
Scotland +19 27 £42,000 +27.27% 3
Wales +34 26 £41,250 +10.00% 7
North East +31 20 £33,000 +10.00% 4
Northern Ireland +12 2 £48,750 +50.00% 2

For the 6 months to 16 January 2021, 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.

1 840 (78.14%) VMware
2 806 (74.98%) Windows
3 706 (65.67%) Active Directory
4 680 (63.26%) Microsoft
5 649 (60.37%) VMware Infrastructure
6 630 (58.60%) Azure
7 615 (57.21%) Windows Server
8 598 (55.63%) Office 365
9 354 (32.93%) Firewall
10 351 (32.65%) DNS
11 305 (28.37%) Infrastructure Engineering
12 301 (28.00%) PowerShell
13 266 (24.74%) Cisco
14 249 (23.16%) DHCP
15 221 (20.56%) ITIL
16 216 (20.09%) Linux
17 211 (19.63%) Citrix
18 200 (18.60%) SAN
19 194 (18.05%) SQL
20 192 (17.86%) SCCM
21 191 (17.77%) Microsoft Certification
22 188 (17.49%) MS Exchange
22 188 (17.49%) Windows Server 2012
23 181 (16.84%) AWS
24 175 (16.28%) SQL Server
25 167 (15.53%) Veeam
26 166 (15.44%) TCP/IP
27 162 (15.07%) VPN
28 161 (14.98%) WAN
28 161 (14.98%) Windows Server 2016

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
1 188 (17.49%) MS Exchange
2 127 (11.81%) SharePoint
3 71 (6.60%) IIS
4 60 (5.58%) Skype for Business
5 45 (4.19%) Exchange Server 2010
5 45 (4.19%) Exchange Server 2013
6 22 (2.05%) Apache
7 18 (1.67%) Exchange Server 2007
8 10 (0.93%) Exchange Server 2003
9 6 (0.56%) BizTalk Server
9 6 (0.56%) SharePoint 2010
10 4 (0.37%) Confluence
11 3 (0.28%) OpenStack
12 2 (0.19%) IBM Notes
12 2 (0.19%) SharePoint 2013
12 2 (0.19%) Tomcat
13 1 (0.093%) CMS
13 1 (0.093%) SAS
13 1 (0.093%) WordPress
Applications
1 107 (9.95%) Microsoft Office
2 35 (3.26%) Microsoft Project
3 4 (0.37%) Microsoft Excel
4 3 (0.28%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.19%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 11 (1.02%) Workfront
2 2 (0.19%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (0.19%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.093%) BASE24
3 1 (0.093%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.093%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.093%) Relativity
Cloud Services
1 630 (58.60%) Azure
2 598 (55.63%) Office 365
3 181 (16.84%) AWS
4 135 (12.56%) IaaS
5 110 (10.23%) PaaS
6 106 (9.86%) Azure Active Directory
7 71 (6.60%) SaaS
8 47 (4.37%) Mimecast
9 34 (3.16%) GCP
10 33 (3.07%) Cloud Computing
11 22 (2.05%) OneDrive
12 19 (1.77%) Power Platform
13 13 (1.21%) Dynamics 365
14 10 (0.93%) Serverless
15 9 (0.84%) Azure ExpressRoute
15 9 (0.84%) BPaaS
16 8 (0.74%) GitHub
17 6 (0.56%) G Suite
17 6 (0.56%) PowerApps
18 4 (0.37%) Power Automate
Communications & Networking
1 354 (32.93%) Firewall
2 351 (32.65%) DNS
3 249 (23.16%) DHCP
4 200 (18.60%) SAN
5 166 (15.44%) TCP/IP
6 162 (15.07%) VPN
7 161 (14.98%) WAN
8 135 (12.56%) LAN
9 122 (11.35%) VLAN
10 91 (8.47%) VoIP
11 68 (6.33%) Skype
12 60 (5.58%) Remote Desktop
13 53 (4.93%) NAS
14 51 (4.74%) Wireless
15 50 (4.65%) Network Security
16 46 (4.28%) Wi-Fi
17 45 (4.19%) Unified Communications
18 32 (2.98%) NetScaler
19 27 (2.51%) Internet
20 26 (2.42%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 175 (16.28%) SQL Server
2 40 (3.72%) Amazon RDS
3 20 (1.86%) Relational Database
4 19 (1.77%) Azure SQL Database
5 13 (1.21%) Power BI
6 11 (1.02%) SQL Server 2012
7 8 (0.74%) Data Warehouse
7 8 (0.74%) PostgreSQL
8 7 (0.65%) SQL Server 2008
9 5 (0.47%) Big Data
9 5 (0.47%) CouchDB
9 5 (0.47%) Hadoop
9 5 (0.47%) MySQL
9 5 (0.47%) Oracle Database
9 5 (0.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 4 (0.37%) GIS
10 4 (0.37%) Oracle Database 11g
10 4 (0.37%) QGIS
11 3 (0.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 3 (0.28%) UniData
Development Applications
1 27 (2.51%) Octopus Deploy
2 21 (1.95%) Git (software)
3 20 (1.86%) Jenkins
4 14 (1.30%) Maven
5 11 (1.02%) Visual Studio
6 9 (0.84%) JIRA
7 7 (0.65%) Selenium
7 7 (0.65%) Visual Studio Team System
8 6 (0.56%) Ant
8 6 (0.56%) Gradle
8 6 (0.56%) Subversion
9 4 (0.37%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 3 (0.28%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 3 (0.28%) Bitbucket
10 3 (0.28%) Team Foundation Server
10 3 (0.28%) Toad
11 1 (0.093%) Bugzilla
11 1 (0.093%) PowerBuilder
11 1 (0.093%) TestLink
General
1 73 (6.79%) Finance
2 43 (4.00%) Telecoms
3 38 (3.53%) Public Sector
4 23 (2.14%) Banking
5 11 (1.02%) Advertising
6 9 (0.84%) Law
6 9 (0.84%) Legal
7 8 (0.74%) Military
7 8 (0.74%) Retail
8 7 (0.65%) Games
9 6 (0.56%) Local Government
9 6 (0.56%) Manufacturing
9 6 (0.56%) Marketing
10 5 (0.47%) Digital Economy
11 4 (0.37%) Billing
11 4 (0.37%) Electronics
12 3 (0.28%) Publishing
13 2 (0.19%) Financial Institution
13 2 (0.19%) Housing Association
13 2 (0.19%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 247 (22.98%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 148 (13.77%) IT Engineer
3 144 (13.40%) Support Engineer
4 100 (9.30%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 85 (7.91%) IT Support
6 72 (6.70%) Consultant
7 64 (5.95%) 3rd Line Support
7 64 (5.95%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
8 63 (5.86%) Administrator
9 57 (5.30%) Systems Administrator
10 56 (5.21%) Network Engineer
10 56 (5.21%) Systems Engineer
11 54 (5.02%) IT Support Engineer
12 51 (4.74%) Server Engineer
13 50 (4.65%) DevOps Engineer
14 49 (4.56%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
15 48 (4.47%) 2nd Line Engineer
16 47 (4.37%) Analyst
17 42 (3.91%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
18 41 (3.81%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (2.70%) Web Services
2 17 (1.58%) JSON
3 15 (1.40%) .NET
4 8 (0.74%) RAML
4 8 (0.74%) REST
4 8 (0.74%) Spring
4 8 (0.74%) Swagger
5 7 (0.65%) pytest
5 7 (0.65%) RESTful
5 7 (0.65%) WebRTC
6 6 (0.56%) YAML
7 4 (0.37%) PostGIS
8 3 (0.28%) HTML
8 3 (0.28%) Ruby on Rails
8 3 (0.28%) WSH
9 2 (0.19%) ADSI
9 2 (0.19%) COM
9 2 (0.19%) LDAP
9 2 (0.19%) Oracle GoldenGate
9 2 (0.19%) POSIX
Miscellaneous
1 156 (14.51%) Data Centre
2 76 (7.07%) Clustering
3 73 (6.79%) Public Cloud
4 53 (4.93%) Private Cloud
5 45 (4.19%) Replication
6 39 (3.63%) Self-Motivation
7 38 (3.53%) Hybrid Cloud
8 33 (3.07%) Analytical Skills
9 29 (2.70%) Management Information System
10 28 (2.60%) Driving Licence
11 17 (1.58%) Fat Client
11 17 (1.58%) Linux Command Line
11 17 (1.58%) Thin Client
12 13 (1.21%) EPoS
12 13 (1.21%) LIMS
13 12 (1.12%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
13 12 (1.12%) EMC VNX
13 12 (1.12%) Enterprise Software
14 11 (1.02%) Video Conferencing
15 9 (0.84%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 806 (74.98%) Windows
2 615 (57.21%) Windows Server
3 216 (20.09%) Linux
4 188 (17.49%) Windows Server 2012
5 161 (14.98%) Windows Server 2016
6 139 (12.93%) Windows 10
7 129 (12.00%) Windows Server 2008
8 112 (10.42%) Windows Server 2019
9 65 (6.05%) Windows 7
10 25 (2.33%) CentOS
10 25 (2.33%) Ubuntu
11 22 (2.05%) Windows 8
12 20 (1.86%) Unix
13 19 (1.77%) Mac OS X
14 16 (1.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 15 (1.40%) Windows Server 2003
16 11 (1.02%) Android
16 11 (1.02%) Debian
16 11 (1.02%) Mac OS
17 8 (0.74%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 305 (28.37%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 221 (20.56%) ITIL
3 120 (11.16%) Problem-Solving
4 119 (11.07%) DevOps
5 95 (8.84%) Disaster Recovery
6 73 (6.79%) Presales
7 70 (6.51%) Migration
8 66 (6.14%) High Availability
9 64 (5.95%) Project Management
10 60 (5.58%) Mentoring
11 57 (5.30%) Project Delivery
12 53 (4.93%) Service Management
13 49 (4.56%) Server Management
14 48 (4.47%) Configuration Management
14 48 (4.47%) Customer Requirements
15 46 (4.28%) ITIL V3
16 42 (3.91%) Service Delivery
17 39 (3.63%) Agile Software Development
18 37 (3.44%) Root Cause Analysis
19 35 (3.26%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 301 (28.00%) PowerShell
2 194 (18.05%) SQL
3 62 (5.77%) Python
4 57 (5.30%) Bash Shell
5 17 (1.58%) Java
6 16 (1.49%) Ruby
7 13 (1.21%) Shell Script
7 13 (1.21%) VB.NET
8 10 (0.93%) Perl
8 10 (0.93%) T-SQL
9 9 (0.84%) JavaScript
9 9 (0.84%) VBScript
10 7 (0.65%) R
11 6 (0.56%) VB
12 4 (0.37%) C
12 4 (0.37%) VBA
13 3 (0.28%) C#
13 3 (0.28%) C++
13 3 (0.28%) PHP
13 3 (0.28%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 191 (17.77%) Microsoft Certification
2 127 (11.81%) MCSE
3 88 (8.19%) Cisco Certification
4 79 (7.35%) CCNA
5 74 (6.88%) MCSA
6 67 (6.23%) Degree
7 62 (5.77%) Security Cleared
8 50 (4.65%) SC Cleared
9 44 (4.09%) MCITP
10 40 (3.72%) MCP
11 35 (3.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 25 (2.33%) CCNP
13 23 (2.14%) ITIL Certification
14 21 (1.95%) BPSS Clearance
15 17 (1.58%) MCTS
16 14 (1.30%) DV Cleared
17 13 (1.21%) Computer Science Degree
17 13 (1.21%) DBS Check
18 11 (1.02%) AWS Certification
19 9 (0.84%) Microsoft Certified Architect
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 92 (8.56%) SLA
2 28 (2.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 12 (1.12%) PMO
4 8 (0.74%) GDPR
4 8 (0.74%) QA
5 5 (0.47%) PCI DSS
6 4 (0.37%) Cyber Essentials
7 3 (0.28%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
7 3 (0.28%) ISO 9001
8 2 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 2 (0.19%) NIST
9 1 (0.093%) COBIT
System Software
1 706 (65.67%) Active Directory
2 649 (60.37%) VMware Infrastructure
3 89 (8.28%) XenApp
4 75 (6.98%) VMware ESXi
5 63 (5.86%) XenDesktop
6 60 (5.58%) Docker
7 57 (5.30%) Virtual Machines
8 52 (4.84%) vSphere
9 43 (4.00%) Virtual Servers
10 40 (3.72%) KVM
11 33 (3.07%) Xen
12 27 (2.51%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 18 (1.67%) Citrix Hypervisor
14 14 (1.30%) VMware Workstation
15 10 (0.93%) VMware Server
16 9 (0.84%) NFS
16 9 (0.84%) Virtual Desktop
16 9 (0.84%) VirtualBox
17 8 (0.74%) pfSense
17 8 (0.74%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 192 (17.86%) SCCM
2 105 (9.77%) Microsoft Intune
3 78 (7.26%) Ansible
4 61 (5.67%) SCOM
5 54 (5.02%) SCVMM
6 49 (4.56%) WSUS
7 43 (4.00%) Terraform
8 35 (3.26%) Puppet
9 34 (3.16%) Backup Exec
10 28 (2.60%) Opscode Chef
11 24 (2.23%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
12 20 (1.86%) Failover Clustering
13 19 (1.77%) NetBackup
14 17 (1.58%) Kubernetes
15 16 (1.49%) Nagios
16 14 (1.30%) Microsoft Clustering
17 13 (1.21%) WMI
18 12 (1.12%) vCenter Server
19 10 (0.93%) Norton AntiVirus
20 8 (0.74%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 840 (78.14%) VMware
2 680 (63.26%) Microsoft
3 266 (24.74%) Cisco
4 211 (19.63%) Citrix
5 167 (15.53%) Veeam
6 115 (10.70%) HP
7 77 (7.16%) Dell
8 71 (6.60%) Sophos
9 67 (6.23%) NetApp
10 53 (4.93%) SonicWALL
11 49 (4.56%) EMC
12 45 (4.19%) Red Hat
13 35 (3.26%) Symantec
14 34 (3.16%) Oracle
15 29 (2.70%) Meraki
15 29 (2.70%) ServiceNow
16 28 (2.60%) Apple
16 28 (2.60%) SolarWinds
17 25 (2.33%) Aruba
17 25 (2.33%) Google