Period
to 30 July 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 30 July 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Hyper-V
UK
6 months to
30 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 244 181 157
Rank change year-on-year -63 -24 +33
Permanent jobs citing Hyper-V 1,612 1,318 3,270
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 1.42% 1.92% 2.27%
As % of the System Software category 7.67% 10.75% 13.28%
Number of salaries quoted 1,417 1,096 2,879
10th Percentile £26,500 £26,750 £26,250
25th Percentile £32,750 £32,500 £31,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
Median % change year-on-year -5.56% +12.50% -
75th Percentile £53,750 £57,500 £53,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £72,500 £67,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year - +2.56% +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 21,022 12,266 24,620
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 18.51% 17.88% 17.10%
Number of salaries quoted 14,943 10,210 20,515
10th Percentile £29,750 £29,000 £25,750
25th Percentile £39,750 £38,475 £33,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%
75th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £70,000
90th Percentile £92,500 £87,500 £86,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +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 30 July 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 30 July 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 -79 1,388 £42,500 -5.56% 415
UK excluding London -35 1,183 £40,000 - 367
South East -63 300 £41,500 +1.22% 75
London -170 300 £52,500 - 71
Work from Home -105 261 £50,000 -13.04% 55
North of England -7 258 £40,000 - 116
Midlands -56 233 £40,000 -5.88% 59
South West -7 162 £40,000 - 51
West Midlands -77 141 £40,000 - 29
Yorkshire -30 116 £37,500 -3.85% 33
East of England -34 111 £42,500 +6.25% 43
North West -17 105 £42,500 -19.05% 75
Scotland -11 93 £38,000 +1.33% 15
East Midlands 0 92 £40,000 -11.11% 29
North East -2 37 £35,000 +20.69% 8
Wales -35 24 £35,000 -7.28% 7
Channel Islands - 3 - -

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 1,212 (75.19%) VMware
2 1,198 (74.32%) Windows
3 1,110 (68.86%) Microsoft
4 1,054 (65.38%) Active Directory
5 1,010 (62.66%) Microsoft 365
6 1,008 (62.53%) Azure
7 911 (56.51%) VMware Infrastructure
8 825 (51.18%) Windows Server
9 580 (35.98%) Firewall
10 514 (31.89%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 415 (25.74%) DNS
12 380 (23.57%) Cisco
12 380 (23.57%) PowerShell
13 369 (22.89%) Social Skills
14 354 (21.96%) DHCP
15 318 (19.73%) Citrix
15 318 (19.73%) AWS
16 316 (19.60%) Linux
17 282 (17.49%) SAN
18 273 (16.94%) ITIL
19 268 (16.63%) MS Exchange
20 267 (16.56%) Windows 10
21 259 (16.07%) Windows Server 2012
22 257 (15.94%) SharePoint
23 246 (15.26%) SQL
24 234 (14.52%) Microsoft Office
25 233 (14.45%) WAN
26 228 (14.14%) LAN
27 224 (13.90%) Windows Server 2019
28 221 (13.71%) Migration

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
1 268 (16.63%) MS Exchange
2 257 (15.94%) SharePoint
3 76 (4.71%) IIS
4 50 (3.10%) Exchange Server 2013
5 49 (3.04%) Exchange Server 2010
6 34 (2.11%) Skype for Business
7 21 (1.30%) Exchange Server 2007
8 13 (0.81%) Tomcat
9 11 (0.68%) OpenStack
9 11 (0.68%) SharePoint 2013
10 9 (0.56%) Confluence
11 7 (0.43%) Exchange Server 2003
12 6 (0.37%) Apache
12 6 (0.37%) SAS
13 5 (0.31%) SharePoint Server
13 5 (0.31%) WildFly
14 2 (0.12%) Elasticsearch
14 2 (0.12%) WordPress
15 1 (0.062%) Apache Spark
15 1 (0.062%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 234 (14.52%) Microsoft Office
2 18 (1.12%) Microsoft Project
3 16 (0.99%) Microsoft Excel
4 9 (0.56%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 6 (0.37%) MicroStation
5 6 (0.37%) Revit
6 3 (0.19%) Photoshop
6 3 (0.19%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.062%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 10 (0.62%) Sage 200
2 9 (0.56%) SAP Business One
3 5 (0.31%) Unica
4 4 (0.25%) FastStats
5 3 (0.19%) Dynamics CRM
5 3 (0.19%) Dynamics GP
5 3 (0.19%) Sentinel
6 2 (0.12%) Line 50
7 1 (0.062%) Dynamics NAV
7 1 (0.062%) NetSuite
7 1 (0.062%) Relativity
Cloud Services
1 1,010 (62.66%) Microsoft 365
2 1,008 (62.53%) Azure
3 318 (19.73%) AWS
4 167 (10.36%) Azure Active Directory
5 126 (7.82%) IaaS
6 105 (6.51%) PaaS
7 81 (5.02%) SaaS
8 75 (4.65%) OneDrive
9 67 (4.16%) Mimecast
10 46 (2.85%) GCP
11 34 (2.11%) Power Platform
12 22 (1.36%) Serverless
13 21 (1.30%) Azure Storage
14 19 (1.18%) Cloud Computing
15 15 (0.93%) Azure ExpressRoute
16 13 (0.81%) Google Workspace
16 13 (0.81%) Virtual Private Cloud
17 12 (0.74%) Power Automate
17 12 (0.74%) PowerApps
18 10 (0.62%) Cloudflare
Communications & Networking
1 580 (35.98%) Firewall
2 415 (25.74%) DNS
3 354 (21.96%) DHCP
4 282 (17.49%) SAN
5 233 (14.45%) WAN
6 228 (14.14%) LAN
7 201 (12.47%) VPN
8 189 (11.72%) TCP/IP
9 170 (10.55%) VLAN
10 121 (7.51%) Wireless
11 110 (6.82%) Remote Desktop
12 98 (6.08%) VoIP
13 71 (4.40%) Wi-Fi
14 68 (4.22%) NAS
15 66 (4.09%) Network Security
16 55 (3.41%) SSL
17 53 (3.29%) Internet
18 45 (2.79%) Skype
19 38 (2.36%) MPLS
20 34 (2.11%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 191 (11.85%) SQL Server
2 33 (2.05%) Amazon RDS
3 28 (1.74%) Power BI
4 16 (0.99%) Azure SQL Database
4 16 (0.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 11 (0.68%) MySQL
6 8 (0.50%) SQL Server 2016
6 8 (0.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 7 (0.43%) Relational Database
8 6 (0.37%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
8 6 (0.37%) Data Lake
8 6 (0.37%) Data Warehouse
8 6 (0.37%) Oracle Database
9 5 (0.31%) SQL Server 2012
9 5 (0.31%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 2 (0.12%) Big Data
10 2 (0.12%) MongoDB
10 2 (0.12%) NoSQL
10 2 (0.12%) SAP HANA
10 2 (0.12%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 22 (1.36%) JIRA
2 16 (0.99%) Octopus Deploy
3 8 (0.50%) Jenkins
3 8 (0.50%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 7 (0.43%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 6 (0.37%) Android Studio
5 6 (0.37%) Visual Studio
5 6 (0.37%) WinDbg
5 6 (0.37%) Xcode
6 5 (0.31%) CircleCI
6 5 (0.31%) Git (software)
6 5 (0.31%) GitLab
7 4 (0.25%) Selenium
8 3 (0.19%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 3 (0.19%) MSI
9 2 (0.12%) Visual Studio Team System
10 1 (0.062%) GDB
10 1 (0.062%) Rational DOORS
10 1 (0.062%) Team Foundation Server
10 1 (0.062%) Valgrind
General
1 369 (22.89%) Social Skills
2 87 (5.40%) Finance
3 72 (4.47%) Analytical Skills
4 71 (4.40%) Public Sector
5 69 (4.28%) Telecoms
6 54 (3.35%) Manufacturing
7 36 (2.23%) Organisational Skills
8 30 (1.86%) Documentation Skills
9 28 (1.74%) Marketing
10 27 (1.67%) Legal
11 26 (1.61%) Retail
12 22 (1.36%) Presentation Skills
13 21 (1.30%) Law
14 15 (0.93%) Back Office
15 9 (0.56%) Pharmaceutical
16 8 (0.50%) Banking
16 8 (0.50%) Local Government
17 7 (0.43%) Digital Economy
17 7 (0.43%) Games
18 5 (0.31%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 401 (24.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 224 (13.90%) Support Engineer
3 176 (10.92%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 174 (10.79%) IT Engineer
5 156 (9.68%) IT Support
6 155 (9.62%) Consultant
7 120 (7.44%) 3rd Line Support
8 105 (6.51%) Analyst
9 96 (5.96%) Administrator
10 93 (5.77%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
11 88 (5.46%) Systems Administrator
12 84 (5.21%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
13 78 (4.84%) Architect
14 73 (4.53%) 2nd Line Support
15 71 (4.40%) IT Support Engineer
16 64 (3.97%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
17 62 (3.85%) IT Manager
17 62 (3.85%) Support Analyst
18 56 (3.47%) Technical Consultant
19 54 (3.35%) Infrastructure Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (1.74%) Web Services
2 18 (1.12%) HTML
3 16 (0.99%) Middleware
4 15 (0.93%) .NET
5 10 (0.62%) CSS
6 8 (0.50%) JSON
6 8 (0.50%) LDAP
7 7 (0.43%) Java EE
7 7 (0.43%) REST
7 7 (0.43%) SOAP
8 6 (0.37%) ASP.NET
8 6 (0.37%) iOS SDK
8 6 (0.37%) Kafka
8 6 (0.37%) RabbitMQ
8 6 (0.37%) SAML
9 5 (0.31%) ActiveMQ
9 5 (0.31%) AngularJS
9 5 (0.31%) Hibernate
9 5 (0.31%) JSP
9 5 (0.31%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 174 (10.79%) Data Centre
2 111 (6.89%) Public Cloud
3 98 (6.08%) Driving Licence
4 77 (4.78%) Clustering
5 50 (3.10%) Hybrid Cloud
6 48 (2.98%) Self-Motivation
7 47 (2.92%) Management Information System
7 47 (2.92%) Private Cloud
8 39 (2.42%) Replication
9 19 (1.18%) HP Storage
10 17 (1.05%) Fat Client
10 17 (1.05%) Thin Client
11 16 (0.99%) BYOD
12 15 (0.93%) Client/Server
12 15 (0.93%) PKI
12 15 (0.93%) Video Conferencing
13 14 (0.87%) Reinsurance
14 13 (0.81%) Greenfield Project
15 12 (0.74%) Enterprise Storage
15 12 (0.74%) Microsoft Licensing
Operating Systems
1 1,198 (74.32%) Windows
2 825 (51.18%) Windows Server
3 316 (19.60%) Linux
4 267 (16.56%) Windows 10
5 259 (16.07%) Windows Server 2012
6 224 (13.90%) Windows Server 2019
7 197 (12.22%) Windows Server 2016
8 147 (9.12%) Windows Server 2008
9 67 (4.16%) Windows 7
10 42 (2.61%) Windows 8
11 37 (2.30%) Android
12 35 (2.17%) Unix
13 28 (1.74%) Mac OS
14 26 (1.61%) Apple iOS
15 22 (1.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 20 (1.24%) Windows Server 2003
16 20 (1.24%) Windows XP
17 19 (1.18%) VMS
18 17 (1.05%) CentOS
19 16 (0.99%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 514 (31.89%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 273 (16.94%) ITIL
3 221 (13.71%) Migration
4 180 (11.17%) Problem-Solving
5 133 (8.25%) Project Management
6 128 (7.94%) Disaster Recovery
7 101 (6.27%) Presales
8 98 (6.08%) DevOps
9 92 (5.71%) Project Delivery
10 78 (4.84%) Mentoring
10 78 (4.84%) Service Delivery
11 70 (4.34%) Cybersecurity
12 69 (4.28%) Service Management
13 60 (3.72%) Continuous Improvement
14 58 (3.60%) ERP
15 53 (3.29%) Agile Software Development
16 51 (3.16%) High Availability
16 51 (3.16%) PRINCE2
17 50 (3.10%) Change Management
18 47 (2.92%) Server Management
Programming Languages
1 380 (23.57%) PowerShell
2 246 (15.26%) SQL
3 67 (4.16%) Python
4 40 (2.48%) Bash Shell
5 28 (1.74%) Java
6 21 (1.30%) JavaScript
7 15 (0.93%) T-SQL
8 13 (0.81%) C
9 12 (0.74%) C#
10 9 (0.56%) Perl
11 8 (0.50%) VB
12 6 (0.37%) Apple Swift
12 6 (0.37%) C++
12 6 (0.37%) Objective-C
12 6 (0.37%) VBScript
13 5 (0.31%) Go
13 5 (0.31%) PHP
13 5 (0.31%) R
13 5 (0.31%) Ruby
13 5 (0.31%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 214 (13.28%) Microsoft Certification
2 116 (7.20%) Cisco Certification
3 107 (6.64%) MCSE
4 91 (5.65%) CCNA
5 84 (5.21%) Degree
6 76 (4.71%) MCSA
7 64 (3.97%) Security Cleared
8 59 (3.66%) MCITP
9 58 (3.60%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 45 (2.79%) CCNP
10 45 (2.79%) MCP
10 45 (2.79%) SC Cleared
11 34 (2.11%) Citrix Certification
12 23 (1.43%) VCP6
13 21 (1.30%) ITIL Certification
14 18 (1.12%) MCTS
15 16 (0.99%) Computer Science Degree
15 16 (0.99%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
16 13 (0.81%) DV Cleared
17 12 (0.74%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 88 (5.46%) SLA
2 50 (3.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 42 (2.61%) GDPR
4 21 (1.30%) Cyber Essentials
5 16 (0.99%) QA
6 14 (0.87%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 7 (0.43%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
8 6 (0.37%) PMO
9 5 (0.31%) PCI DSS
10 4 (0.25%) ISO 9001
11 2 (0.12%) Solvency II
12 1 (0.062%) Accessibility
12 1 (0.062%) NIST
System Software
1 1,054 (65.38%) Active Directory
2 911 (56.51%) VMware Infrastructure
3 100 (6.20%) XenApp
4 99 (6.14%) vSphere
5 77 (4.78%) XenDesktop
6 64 (3.97%) VMware ESXi
7 55 (3.41%) Docker
8 53 (3.29%) Virtual Machines
9 51 (3.16%) Virtual Desktop
10 39 (2.42%) Virtual Servers
11 26 (1.61%) RHEV
12 23 (1.43%) KVM
13 22 (1.36%) Xen
14 17 (1.05%) Terminal Services
15 16 (0.99%) Citrix Hypervisor
15 16 (0.99%) Terminal Server
16 15 (0.93%) NFS
17 14 (0.87%) Microsoft Virtual Server
18 12 (0.74%) VirtualBox
18 12 (0.74%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 166 (10.30%) SCCM
2 158 (9.80%) Microsoft Intune
3 79 (4.90%) Ansible
4 72 (4.47%) Terraform
5 62 (3.85%) WSUS
6 57 (3.54%) SCOM
7 49 (3.04%) Kubernetes
8 48 (2.98%) Active Directory Federation Services
9 32 (1.99%) Backup Exec
10 27 (1.67%) Failover Clustering
11 26 (1.61%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
11 26 (1.61%) SCVMM
12 25 (1.55%) Puppet
13 24 (1.49%) Opscode Chef
14 21 (1.30%) FortiGate
15 18 (1.12%) vCenter Server
16 16 (0.99%) Salt
17 14 (0.87%) Nagios
18 12 (0.74%) Single Sign-On
19 10 (0.62%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 1,212 (75.19%) VMware
2 1,110 (68.86%) Microsoft
3 380 (23.57%) Cisco
4 318 (19.73%) Citrix
5 212 (13.15%) Veeam
6 144 (8.93%) HP
7 123 (7.63%) Dell
8 113 (7.01%) NetApp
9 103 (6.39%) Meraki
10 87 (5.40%) Sophos
11 79 (4.90%) SonicWALL
12 58 (3.60%) Google
12 58 (3.60%) Oracle
13 57 (3.54%) Aruba
14 48 (2.98%) EMC
15 45 (2.79%) Apple
15 45 (2.79%) Juniper
16 42 (2.61%) Red Hat
17 29 (1.80%) SolarWinds
18 28 (1.74%) Palo Alto