Period
to 18 January 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 18 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Hyper-V
UK
6 months to
18 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 190 182 176
Rank change year-on-year -8 -6 +33
Permanent jobs citing Hyper-V 2,749 3,407 3,485
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.82% 1.96% 1.97%
As % of the System Software category 11.70% 14.96% 15.98%
Number of salaries quoted 2,258 2,856 2,945
UK median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +5.26% -5.00%
10th Percentile £26,250 £24,500 £24,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £62,500 £66,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £39,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +8.33% +2.86% -6.67%

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 23,492 22,780 21,802
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 15.51% 13.10% 12.30%
Number of salaries quoted 19,120 18,967 18,111
UK median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £25,364 £24,000 £23,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £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 18 January 2019.

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 18 January 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 -3 2,610 £42,500 +6.25% 462
UK excluding London -15 1,827 £39,000 +8.33% 370
London +38 852 £50,000 +11.11% 112
South East -24 545 £42,500 +13.33% 110
Midlands +23 428 £42,500 +16.44% 77
North of England -48 361 £33,500 -1.47% 82
West Midlands +24 283 £42,000 +16.67% 36
East of England +28 233 £42,500 - 35
North West -57 204 £35,000 +2.94% 44
South West -1 186 £37,500 -6.25% 46
East Midlands +19 145 £42,500 +23.19% 41
Yorkshire -1 127 £34,000 -2.86% 36
Scotland -56 38 £42,500 +6.25% 8
Wales -37 37 £37,500 +19.05% 9
North East -12 30 £30,000 -9.77% 2
Northern Ireland -16 2 £32,500 -17.72% 2
Isle of Man - 2 £37,500 - 1
Channel Islands - 1 £60,000 -

For the 6 months to 18 January 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 2,095 (76.21%) Windows
2 2,014 (73.26%) VMware
3 1,750 (63.66%) Active Directory
4 1,685 (61.30%) Microsoft
5 1,482 (53.91%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1,474 (53.62%) Windows Server
7 1,262 (45.91%) Microsoft Azure
8 1,239 (45.07%) Office 365
9 1,001 (36.41%) Firewall
10 801 (29.14%) DNS
11 736 (26.77%) Windows Server 2012
12 703 (25.57%) Windows Server 2008
13 678 (24.66%) Infrastructure Engineering
14 671 (24.41%) Cisco
15 666 (24.23%) Citrix
16 662 (24.08%) MS Exchange
17 655 (23.83%) DHCP
18 614 (22.34%) PowerShell
19 575 (20.92%) Amazon AWS
20 569 (20.70%) ITIL
21 562 (20.44%) SQL
22 554 (20.15%) SQL Server
23 546 (19.86%) Linux
24 502 (18.26%) Data Centre
25 490 (17.82%) SCCM
26 447 (16.26%) TCP/IP
26 447 (16.26%) Windows 10
27 434 (15.79%) WAN
27 434 (15.79%) Microsoft Certification
28 430 (15.64%) 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
1 662 (24.08%) MS Exchange
2 288 (10.48%) SharePoint
3 229 (8.33%) IIS
3 229 (8.33%) Skype for Business
4 199 (7.24%) Exchange Server 2013
5 197 (7.17%) Exchange Server 2010
6 83 (3.02%) Exchange Server 2003
7 68 (2.47%) Exchange Server 2007
8 62 (2.26%) Apache
9 36 (1.31%) SharePoint Server
10 32 (1.16%) OpenStack
11 28 (1.02%) Tomcat
12 26 (0.95%) SharePoint 2013
13 21 (0.76%) BizTalk Server
14 17 (0.62%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 15 (0.55%) Elasticsearch
15 15 (0.55%) JBoss
16 14 (0.51%) WebLogic
17 12 (0.44%) CMS
17 12 (0.44%) WebSphere
Applications
1 267 (9.71%) Microsoft Office
2 17 (0.62%) Microsoft Excel
3 7 (0.25%) Photoshop
4 3 (0.11%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 2 (0.073%) Acrobat
5 2 (0.073%) Adobe Premiere
5 2 (0.073%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 45 (1.64%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (0.33%) Dynamics NAV
3 7 (0.25%) Sage 200
4 3 (0.11%) Lorenzo
4 3 (0.11%) SAP SM
5 1 (0.036%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.036%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.036%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 1,262 (45.91%) Microsoft Azure
2 1,239 (45.07%) Office 365
3 575 (20.92%) Amazon AWS
4 215 (7.82%) IaaS
5 188 (6.84%) SaaS
6 147 (5.35%) Azure Active Directory
7 123 (4.47%) PaaS
8 81 (2.95%) Mimecast
9 64 (2.33%) Google Cloud Platform
10 53 (1.93%) AWS CloudFormation
11 45 (1.64%) Cloud Computing
12 38 (1.38%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 35 (1.27%) Amazon EC2
14 27 (0.98%) Amazon S3
15 25 (0.91%) Virtual Private Cloud
16 24 (0.87%) Dynamics 365
16 24 (0.87%) G Suite
17 15 (0.55%) Datadog
18 12 (0.44%) OneDrive
19 11 (0.40%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1,001 (36.41%) Firewall
2 801 (29.14%) DNS
3 655 (23.83%) DHCP
4 447 (16.26%) TCP/IP
5 434 (15.79%) WAN
6 430 (15.64%) LAN
6 430 (15.64%) SAN
7 324 (11.79%) VPN
8 302 (10.99%) VLAN
9 201 (7.31%) Skype
10 171 (6.22%) VoIP
11 162 (5.89%) Wireless
12 124 (4.51%) iSCSI
13 122 (4.44%) Network Security
14 111 (4.04%) Internet
15 110 (4.00%) Remote Desktop
16 102 (3.71%) NAS
17 90 (3.27%) NetScaler
18 70 (2.55%) Wi-Fi
19 59 (2.15%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 554 (20.15%) SQL Server
2 84 (3.06%) Amazon RDS
3 71 (2.58%) SQL Server 2008
4 48 (1.75%) Azure SQL Database
5 43 (1.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 39 (1.42%) SQL Server 2012
7 30 (1.09%) SQL Server 2016
8 29 (1.05%) MySQL
9 28 (1.02%) Relational Database
9 28 (1.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 23 (0.84%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 23 (0.84%) NoSQL
11 20 (0.73%) PostgreSQL
12 19 (0.69%) Data Warehouse
13 18 (0.65%) SQL Server 2014
13 18 (0.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 16 (0.58%) MongoDB
15 15 (0.55%) SQL Server 2005
16 14 (0.51%) Power BI
17 13 (0.47%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 111 (4.04%) Jenkins
2 99 (3.60%) Visual Studio Team System
3 78 (2.84%) Maven
4 75 (2.73%) Ant
5 73 (2.66%) Gradle
6 47 (1.71%) Visual Studio
7 45 (1.64%) Team Foundation Server
8 37 (1.35%) Git (software)
9 17 (0.62%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 17 (0.62%) Vagrant
10 15 (0.55%) Chocolatey
10 15 (0.55%) JIRA
10 15 (0.55%) Travis CI
11 13 (0.47%) Octopus Deploy
11 13 (0.47%) Selenium
12 10 (0.36%) Cucumber
13 9 (0.33%) TeamCity
14 7 (0.25%) Subversion
15 6 (0.22%) GDB
15 6 (0.22%) Valgrind
General
1 357 (12.99%) Finance
2 95 (3.46%) Telecoms
3 76 (2.76%) Retail
4 65 (2.36%) Financial Institution
5 60 (2.18%) Legal
6 41 (1.49%) Law
7 38 (1.38%) Marketing
8 31 (1.13%) Banking
9 29 (1.05%) Manufacturing
10 28 (1.02%) Electronics
11 25 (0.91%) Publishing
12 23 (0.84%) German Language
13 21 (0.76%) French Language
14 12 (0.44%) Advertising
14 12 (0.44%) Games
15 10 (0.36%) Back Office
15 10 (0.36%) Swedish Language
16 8 (0.29%) Billing
17 7 (0.25%) Dutch Language
18 6 (0.22%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 579 (21.06%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 365 (13.28%) Support Engineer
3 256 (9.31%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 246 (8.95%) IT Engineer
5 235 (8.55%) Consultant
6 213 (7.75%) Analyst
7 208 (7.57%) 3rd Line Support
8 189 (6.88%) IT Support
9 178 (6.48%) Architect
10 137 (4.98%) Technical Support
11 132 (4.80%) Administrator
12 128 (4.66%) Windows Engineer
13 123 (4.47%) Cloud Engineer
14 122 (4.44%) 2nd Line Engineer
14 122 (4.44%) 2nd Line Support
15 118 (4.29%) Support Analyst
16 117 (4.26%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
17 109 (3.97%) Systems Administrator
18 105 (3.82%) DevOps Engineer
19 104 (3.78%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 152 (5.53%) .NET
2 104 (3.78%) Web Services
3 39 (1.42%) JSON
4 36 (1.31%) LDAP
5 28 (1.02%) XML
6 27 (0.98%) ASP.NET
6 27 (0.98%) Elastic Stack
6 27 (0.98%) Middleware
7 26 (0.95%) REST
8 24 (0.87%) HTML
9 23 (0.84%) RabbitMQ
10 17 (0.62%) SOAP
11 16 (0.58%) X-Windows
12 14 (0.51%) Java EE
13 13 (0.47%) CSS
14 11 (0.40%) ActiveMQ
14 11 (0.40%) EJB
14 11 (0.40%) Java SE
14 11 (0.40%) JMS
14 11 (0.40%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 502 (18.26%) Data Centre
2 169 (6.15%) Clustering
3 161 (5.86%) Self-Motivation
4 148 (5.38%) Analytical Skills
5 128 (4.66%) PKI
6 110 (4.00%) Public Cloud
7 102 (3.71%) Replication
8 96 (3.49%) Management Information System
9 95 (3.46%) Hybrid Cloud
10 91 (3.31%) Driving Licence
11 86 (3.13%) Enterprise Software
12 64 (2.33%) Private Cloud
13 63 (2.29%) Enterprise Storage
14 48 (1.75%) Fintech
15 33 (1.20%) Linux Command Line
16 27 (0.98%) Fat Client
16 27 (0.98%) Thin Client
17 23 (0.84%) EMC VNX
17 23 (0.84%) Microsoft Licensing
18 21 (0.76%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 2,095 (76.21%) Windows
2 1,474 (53.62%) Windows Server
3 736 (26.77%) Windows Server 2012
4 703 (25.57%) Windows Server 2008
5 546 (19.86%) Linux
6 447 (16.26%) Windows 10
7 358 (13.02%) Windows 7
8 205 (7.46%) Windows 8
9 202 (7.35%) Windows Server 2003
10 103 (3.75%) Unix
11 73 (2.66%) CentOS
12 56 (2.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 46 (1.67%) Mac OS X
14 39 (1.42%) Apple iOS
15 37 (1.35%) Ubuntu
16 33 (1.20%) AIX
17 32 (1.16%) Android
17 32 (1.16%) Windows XP
18 26 (0.95%) Data ONTAP
19 24 (0.87%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 678 (24.66%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 569 (20.70%) ITIL
3 355 (12.91%) DevOps
4 336 (12.22%) Migration
5 308 (11.20%) Agile Software Development
6 291 (10.59%) Problem-Solving
7 276 (10.04%) Presales
8 210 (7.64%) Configuration Management
9 190 (6.91%) Service Management
10 189 (6.88%) Disaster Recovery
11 171 (6.22%) Service Delivery
12 166 (6.04%) Project Management
13 155 (5.64%) Kalman Filter
14 119 (4.33%) ITIL V3
15 118 (4.29%) Load Balancing
15 118 (4.29%) Scrum
16 112 (4.07%) Patch Management
17 107 (3.89%) Line Management
18 106 (3.86%) Root Cause Analysis
19 99 (3.60%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 614 (22.34%) PowerShell
2 562 (20.44%) SQL
3 189 (6.88%) Python
4 150 (5.46%) Bash Shell
5 82 (2.98%) Ruby
6 68 (2.47%) VBScript
7 67 (2.44%) C#
8 66 (2.40%) Java
9 52 (1.89%) T-SQL
10 47 (1.71%) Shell Script
11 40 (1.46%) JavaScript
12 31 (1.13%) Perl
13 30 (1.09%) C++
14 29 (1.05%) VB
15 28 (1.02%) C
15 28 (1.02%) PHP
16 9 (0.33%) AWK
16 9 (0.33%) PL/SQL
17 7 (0.25%) TypeScript
18 3 (0.11%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 434 (15.79%) Microsoft Certification
2 313 (11.39%) MCSE
3 225 (8.18%) Cisco Certification
4 219 (7.97%) Degree
5 192 (6.98%) CCNA
6 185 (6.73%) MCSA
7 136 (4.95%) MCP
8 113 (4.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 110 (4.00%) Security Cleared
10 71 (2.58%) Computer Science Degree
11 68 (2.47%) SC Cleared
12 67 (2.44%) ITIL Certification
13 52 (1.89%) CCNP
14 45 (1.64%) MCITP
15 42 (1.53%) Citrix Certification
16 36 (1.31%) DV Cleared
17 34 (1.24%) CCA
18 20 (0.73%) AWS Certification
19 17 (0.62%) DBS Check
20 15 (0.55%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 168 (6.11%) SLA
2 94 (3.42%) GDPR
3 68 (2.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 36 (1.31%) QA
5 32 (1.16%) Cyber Essentials
6 29 (1.05%) PMO
7 21 (0.76%) PCI DSS
8 18 (0.65%) HIPAA
9 17 (0.62%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 7 (0.25%) GAMP
10 7 (0.25%) ISO 9001
11 4 (0.15%) Disclosure Scotland
12 3 (0.11%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
12 3 (0.11%) HL7
13 1 (0.036%) COBIT
13 1 (0.036%) ISO 14001
13 1 (0.036%) ISO 22301
13 1 (0.036%) PMBOK
13 1 (0.036%) Solvency II
System Software
1 1,750 (63.66%) Active Directory
2 1,482 (53.91%) VMware Infrastructure
3 215 (7.82%) XenApp
4 212 (7.71%) Virtual Machines
5 211 (7.68%) vSphere
6 169 (6.15%) VMware ESXi
7 146 (5.31%) Docker
8 137 (4.98%) XenDesktop
9 74 (2.69%) VirtualBox
10 68 (2.47%) XenServer
11 60 (2.18%) Terminal Services
12 48 (1.75%) Virtual Servers
13 42 (1.53%) DFS Replication
14 41 (1.49%) Microsoft App-V
15 33 (1.20%) KVM
16 29 (1.05%) VMware Workstation
17 25 (0.91%) Virtual Desktop
18 23 (0.84%) Xen
19 19 (0.69%) NFS
20 18 (0.65%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 490 (17.82%) SCCM
2 230 (8.37%) SCOM
3 212 (7.71%) Puppet
4 182 (6.62%) Ansible
5 128 (4.66%) Backup Exec
6 125 (4.55%) SCVMM
7 99 (3.60%) Opscode Chef
8 74 (2.69%) WSUS
9 68 (2.47%) Norton AntiVirus
10 67 (2.44%) Kubernetes
11 65 (2.36%) vCenter Server
12 64 (2.33%) Terraform
13 56 (2.04%) Microsoft Clustering
14 53 (1.93%) Microsoft Intune
15 47 (1.71%) Nagios
16 46 (1.67%) Single Sign-On
17 39 (1.42%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
18 32 (1.16%) NetBackup
19 23 (0.84%) Failover Clustering
20 22 (0.80%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 2,014 (73.26%) VMware
2 1,685 (61.30%) Microsoft
3 671 (24.41%) Cisco
4 666 (24.23%) Citrix
5 386 (14.04%) HP
6 272 (9.89%) NetApp
7 258 (9.39%) Dell
8 249 (9.06%) Veeam
9 160 (5.82%) EMC
10 156 (5.67%) Symantec
11 131 (4.77%) Oracle
12 108 (3.93%) IBM
13 100 (3.64%) Google
14 86 (3.13%) Juniper
15 79 (2.87%) Meraki
16 75 (2.73%) SolarWinds
17 71 (2.58%) Veritas
18 70 (2.55%) McAfee
19 67 (2.44%) SonicWALL
20 65 (2.36%) EqualLogic