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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 4 July 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Hyper-V
UK
6 months to
4 Jul 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 440 239 183
Rank change year-on-year -201 -56 -21
Permanent jobs citing Hyper-V 1,406 1,537 1,496
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.77% 1.43% 1.89%
As % of the System Software category 4.36% 7.71% 10.75%
Number of salaries quoted 1,142 1,351 1,231
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,250 £26,750
25th Percentile £32,500 £33,125 £32,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +9.76%
75th Percentile £55,000 £55,000 £57,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year - - +1.27%

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 32,272 19,923 13,921
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 17.76% 18.48% 17.63%
Number of salaries quoted 15,776 14,441 11,529
10th Percentile £28,019 £30,000 £28,000
25th Percentile £38,750 £40,000 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%
75th Percentile £79,000 £75,000 £72,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £91,250 £87,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%

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 4 July 2022.

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 4 July 2022. 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
Jobs
England -200 1,145 £42,500 - 274
UK excluding London -107 971 £40,000 - 234
Work from Home -177 539 £46,500 -2.11% 81
London -255 253 £52,500 - 50
North of England -60 249 £40,000 - 79
South East -114 235 £40,000 -5.88% 51
Midlands -94 171 £45,000 +12.50% 48
North West -53 121 £42,500 - 41
South West -58 112 £36,000 -10.00% 19
Yorkshire -59 100 £37,500 - 33
East of England -86 99 £40,000 -11.11% 27
West Midlands -87 97 £45,000 +12.50% 33
East Midlands -51 73 £45,000 +12.50% 15
Scotland -71 66 £42,500 +13.33% 4
North East -16 27 £40,000 +6.67% 5
Wales -38 25 £45,000 +28.57% 2
Northern Ireland - 13 £32,500 - 4
Isle of Man - 1 £45,000 -

For the 6 months to 4 July 2022, 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 1,034 (73.54%) VMware
2 1,016 (72.26%) Windows
3 945 (67.21%) Microsoft
4 869 (61.81%) Active Directory
5 839 (59.67%) Azure
6 813 (57.82%) VMware Infrastructure
7 802 (57.04%) Microsoft 365
8 736 (52.35%) Windows Server
9 446 (31.72%) Firewall
10 423 (30.09%) DNS
11 407 (28.95%) Infrastructure Engineering
12 384 (27.31%) DHCP
13 343 (24.40%) Social Skills
14 338 (24.04%) ITIL
15 323 (22.97%) Cisco
16 304 (21.62%) PowerShell
17 276 (19.63%) WAN
18 271 (19.27%) SharePoint
19 270 (19.20%) Problem-Solving
20 254 (18.07%) AWS
20 254 (18.07%) Windows Server 2012
21 238 (16.93%) LAN
22 236 (16.79%) SQL
23 232 (16.50%) SAN
24 231 (16.43%) MS Exchange
25 228 (16.22%) Linux
26 220 (15.65%) SQL Server
27 217 (15.43%) Citrix
28 205 (14.58%) SCCM
29 204 (14.51%) Data Centre

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
1 271 (19.27%) SharePoint
2 231 (16.43%) MS Exchange
3 75 (5.33%) IIS
4 45 (3.20%) Exchange Server 2010
5 40 (2.84%) Exchange Server 2013
6 30 (2.13%) Skype for Business
7 15 (1.07%) OpenStack
8 9 (0.64%) Cloud Foundry
9 8 (0.57%) Apache
9 8 (0.57%) Confluence
10 7 (0.50%) Tomcat
11 6 (0.43%) Ethereum
11 6 (0.43%) OpenZeppelin
11 6 (0.43%) SharePoint 2013
12 4 (0.28%) Exchange Server 2007
13 3 (0.21%) Exchange Server 2003
14 1 (0.071%) WordPress
Applications
1 145 (10.31%) Microsoft Office
2 13 (0.92%) Microsoft Excel
3 7 (0.50%) Microsoft Project
4 6 (0.43%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 5 (0.36%) MS Visio
6 4 (0.28%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 13 (0.92%) Remedy ITSM
2 11 (0.78%) NetSuite
3 7 (0.50%) MetaTrader
4 5 (0.36%) Oracle Financials
5 4 (0.28%) BambooHR
6 3 (0.21%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 1 (0.071%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 839 (59.67%) Azure
2 802 (57.04%) Microsoft 365
3 254 (18.07%) AWS
4 181 (12.87%) Azure Active Directory
5 97 (6.90%) IaaS
6 90 (6.40%) SaaS
7 88 (6.26%) PaaS
8 52 (3.70%) OneDrive
9 47 (3.34%) Power Platform
10 35 (2.49%) Azure Sentinel
11 26 (1.85%) Azure DevOps
12 24 (1.71%) GCP
13 20 (1.42%) Mimecast
14 16 (1.14%) Cloud Computing
15 15 (1.07%) Dynamics 365
16 14 (1.00%) Google Workspace
17 12 (0.85%) Azure Monitor
17 12 (0.85%) OpenShift
18 11 (0.78%) Amazon EC2
18 11 (0.78%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 446 (31.72%) Firewall
2 423 (30.09%) DNS
3 384 (27.31%) DHCP
4 276 (19.63%) WAN
5 238 (16.93%) LAN
6 232 (16.50%) SAN
7 192 (13.66%) VPN
8 185 (13.16%) TCP/IP
9 117 (8.32%) VLAN
10 113 (8.04%) Remote Desktop
11 87 (6.19%) VoIP
12 86 (6.12%) Wireless
13 73 (5.19%) Wi-Fi
14 61 (4.34%) MPLS
15 49 (3.49%) NetScaler
16 48 (3.41%) NAS
17 46 (3.27%) Skype
18 44 (3.13%) SD-WAN
19 43 (3.06%) Network Security
20 40 (2.84%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 220 (15.65%) SQL Server
2 39 (2.77%) Amazon RDS
3 36 (2.56%) MySQL
4 32 (2.28%) Power BI
5 22 (1.56%) PostgreSQL
6 11 (0.78%) InfluxDB
6 11 (0.78%) MariaDB
7 8 (0.57%) Relational Database
8 6 (0.43%) Azure SQL Database
8 6 (0.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 5 (0.36%) BusinessObjects
9 5 (0.36%) GIS
9 5 (0.36%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 5 (0.36%) MongoDB
9 5 (0.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 5 (0.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 3 (0.21%) RDBMS
11 2 (0.14%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
11 2 (0.14%) Tableau
12 1 (0.071%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 53 (3.77%) Git (software)
2 29 (2.06%) JIRA
3 26 (1.85%) Selenium
4 18 (1.28%) Jenkins
5 11 (0.78%) Bitbucket
6 10 (0.71%) TeamCity
7 9 (0.64%) Artifactory
7 9 (0.64%) Subversion
8 8 (0.57%) Maven
8 8 (0.57%) Team Foundation Server
9 3 (0.21%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 3 (0.21%) Katalon Studio
9 3 (0.21%) Octopus Deploy
9 3 (0.21%) Postman
9 3 (0.21%) SoapUI
9 3 (0.21%) TestComplete
9 3 (0.21%) Zephyr
10 1 (0.071%) AutoIt
10 1 (0.071%) CircleCI
10 1 (0.071%) JUnit
General
1 343 (24.40%) Social Skills
2 161 (11.45%) Finance
3 128 (9.10%) Analytical Skills
4 88 (6.26%) Public Sector
5 84 (5.97%) Legal
6 78 (5.55%) Organisational Skills
7 44 (3.13%) Inclusion and Diversity
8 37 (2.63%) Law
9 36 (2.56%) Manufacturing
10 31 (2.20%) Presentation Skills
11 28 (1.99%) Telecoms
12 25 (1.78%) Documentation Skills
13 23 (1.64%) Retail
14 22 (1.56%) Local Government
15 20 (1.42%) Banking
16 19 (1.35%) Back Office
17 13 (0.92%) Multimedia
18 12 (0.85%) Games
19 10 (0.71%) Aviation
20 8 (0.57%) Influencing Skills
Job Titles
1 332 (23.61%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 208 (14.79%) Support Engineer
3 172 (12.23%) IT Engineer
4 136 (9.67%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 135 (9.60%) IT Support
6 92 (6.54%) 2nd Line Support
7 87 (6.19%) Analyst
8 83 (5.90%) Architect
9 81 (5.76%) Administrator
10 80 (5.69%) 3rd Line Support
11 78 (5.55%) 2nd Line Engineer
12 72 (5.12%) Cloud Engineer
13 71 (5.05%) IT Support Engineer
13 71 (5.05%) Systems Administrator
14 65 (4.62%) IT Manager
15 62 (4.41%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
15 62 (4.41%) Consultant
16 56 (3.98%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
17 49 (3.49%) Systems Engineer
18 48 (3.41%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (1.92%) .NET
2 17 (1.21%) Flash
3 16 (1.14%) COM
4 13 (0.92%) Web Services
5 11 (0.78%) ARM Templates
5 11 (0.78%) HTML
5 11 (0.78%) SAML
6 7 (0.50%) FIX Protocol
7 6 (0.43%) Elastic Stack
7 6 (0.43%) XML
8 5 (0.36%) 802.1X
8 5 (0.36%) Flask
8 5 (0.36%) Middleware
8 5 (0.36%) XMPP
9 4 (0.28%) CSS
10 3 (0.21%) WCF
11 2 (0.14%) .NET Framework
11 2 (0.14%) JSON
11 2 (0.14%) SOAP
11 2 (0.14%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 204 (14.51%) Data Centre
2 89 (6.33%) Public Cloud
3 78 (5.55%) Clustering
4 76 (5.41%) Self-Motivation
5 59 (4.20%) Replication
6 55 (3.91%) Driving Licence
7 51 (3.63%) Management Information System
8 44 (3.13%) PKI
9 32 (2.28%) Private Cloud
10 27 (1.92%) Blockchain
10 27 (1.92%) Cardano
11 21 (1.49%) NHS
12 16 (1.14%) iPad
13 15 (1.07%) Video Conferencing
14 14 (1.00%) Enterprise Software
14 14 (1.00%) EPoS
15 13 (0.92%) Hybrid Cloud
15 13 (0.92%) Linux Command Line
16 11 (0.78%) Cloud Native
17 10 (0.71%) IoT
Operating Systems
1 1,016 (72.26%) Windows
2 736 (52.35%) Windows Server
3 254 (18.07%) Windows Server 2012
4 228 (16.22%) Linux
5 180 (12.80%) Windows 10
6 166 (11.81%) Windows Server 2016
7 163 (11.59%) Windows Server 2019
8 122 (8.68%) Windows Server 2008
9 60 (4.27%) Windows Server 2003
10 36 (2.56%) Windows 7
11 31 (2.20%) Windows 8
12 25 (1.78%) CentOS
13 24 (1.71%) Mac OS
14 23 (1.64%) Apple iOS
15 20 (1.42%) Android
15 20 (1.42%) Unix
16 16 (1.14%) Windows XP
17 15 (1.07%) Mac OS X
17 15 (1.07%) Ubuntu
18 10 (0.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 407 (28.95%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 338 (24.04%) ITIL
3 270 (19.20%) Problem-Solving
4 175 (12.45%) Project Management
5 161 (11.45%) Service Delivery
6 153 (10.88%) Agile
7 144 (10.24%) Disaster Recovery
7 144 (10.24%) Migration
8 123 (8.75%) DevOps
9 119 (8.46%) Project Delivery
10 97 (6.90%) Mentoring
11 94 (6.69%) Cybersecurity
12 91 (6.47%) Time Management
13 89 (6.33%) Incident Management
14 86 (6.12%) Change Management
15 85 (6.05%) Business Continuity
15 85 (6.05%) Information Security
16 81 (5.76%) Computer Science
17 79 (5.62%) Presales
18 71 (5.05%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 304 (21.62%) PowerShell
2 236 (16.79%) SQL
3 82 (5.83%) Python
4 49 (3.49%) C#
5 44 (3.13%) Java
6 31 (2.20%) Bash
7 26 (1.85%) C
8 15 (1.07%) TypeScript
8 15 (1.07%) VB.NET
9 12 (0.85%) Scala
10 10 (0.71%) T-SQL
11 9 (0.64%) VBScript
12 8 (0.57%) VB
13 6 (0.43%) Haskell
13 6 (0.43%) JavaScript
13 6 (0.43%) Kotlin
13 6 (0.43%) Rust
14 4 (0.28%) C++
14 4 (0.28%) Shell Script
15 3 (0.21%) Perl
Qualifications
1 184 (13.09%) Microsoft Certification
2 154 (10.95%) Degree
3 134 (9.53%) Security Cleared
4 125 (8.89%) MCSE
5 104 (7.40%) SC Cleared
6 83 (5.90%) Cisco Certification
7 69 (4.91%) CCNA
8 52 (3.70%) MCSA
9 47 (3.34%) MCP
10 45 (3.20%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 44 (3.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 36 (2.56%) MCITP
13 34 (2.42%) Computer Science Degree
13 34 (2.42%) DV Cleared
14 27 (1.92%) ISEB
14 27 (1.92%) ISTQB
15 26 (1.85%) Citrix Certification
16 23 (1.64%) MCTS
17 21 (1.49%) Six Sigma Black Belt
18 20 (1.42%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 172 (12.23%) SLA
2 81 (5.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 44 (3.13%) Cyber Essentials
4 31 (2.20%) QA
5 17 (1.21%) GDPR
6 16 (1.14%) ISO 9001
7 15 (1.07%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 14 (1.00%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
9 12 (0.85%) PCI DSS
10 9 (0.64%) ISO/IEC 20000
11 5 (0.36%) HIPAA
11 5 (0.36%) JSP 440
11 5 (0.36%) NCSC
12 4 (0.28%) NIST
13 1 (0.071%) RMADS
System Software
1 869 (61.81%) Active Directory
2 813 (57.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 163 (11.59%) vSphere
4 113 (8.04%) VMware ESXi
5 91 (6.47%) XenApp
6 68 (4.84%) XenDesktop
7 59 (4.20%) Docker
7 59 (4.20%) Virtual Machines
8 57 (4.05%) Citrix Hypervisor
9 44 (3.13%) Virtual Servers
10 28 (1.99%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 28 (1.99%) Terminal Services
11 26 (1.85%) VMware NSX
12 25 (1.78%) KVM
12 25 (1.78%) Virtual Desktop
13 20 (1.42%) Firmware
14 13 (0.92%) VMware Workstation
15 11 (0.78%) Microsoft App-V
16 9 (0.64%) LXC
16 9 (0.64%) Xen
Systems Management
1 205 (14.58%) SCCM
2 143 (10.17%) Microsoft Intune
3 101 (7.18%) WSUS
4 72 (5.12%) Terraform
5 69 (4.91%) Kubernetes
6 68 (4.84%) Ansible
7 54 (3.84%) SCOM
8 40 (2.84%) FortiGate
9 34 (2.42%) SCVMM
10 31 (2.20%) Single Sign-On
11 29 (2.06%) Puppet
12 27 (1.92%) Active Directory Federation Services
12 27 (1.92%) Grafana
13 25 (1.78%) Backup Exec
14 23 (1.64%) Failover Clustering
15 18 (1.28%) NetBackup
16 16 (1.14%) Microsoft Clustering
16 16 (1.14%) Opscode Chef
17 14 (1.00%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
18 12 (0.85%) Icinga
Vendors
1 1,034 (73.54%) VMware
2 945 (67.21%) Microsoft
3 323 (22.97%) Cisco
4 217 (15.43%) Citrix
5 170 (12.09%) Veeam
6 155 (11.02%) HP
7 85 (6.05%) Dell
8 72 (5.12%) Meraki
9 58 (4.13%) Nimble Storage
10 51 (3.63%) Fortinet
11 47 (3.34%) Sophos
12 42 (2.99%) Juniper
13 40 (2.84%) EMC
13 40 (2.84%) Red Hat
14 38 (2.70%) SolarWinds
15 37 (2.63%) Aruba
15 37 (2.63%) Avaya
16 35 (2.49%) Draytek
17 32 (2.28%) IBM
17 32 (2.28%) Ivanti