Period
to 5 August 2020

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 5 August 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Hyper-V
UK
6 months to
5 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 178 158 186
Rank change year-on-year -20 +28 +6
Permanent jobs citing Hyper-V 1,278 3,208 3,173
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 1.93% 2.24% 1.85%
As % of the System Software category 10.77% 13.08% 12.66%
Number of salaries quoted 1,109 2,965 2,694
Median annual salary £45,000 £41,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.76% -3.53% +6.25%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £68,750 £65,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £39,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year +1.27% +2.60% +2.67%

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 11,861 24,518 25,072
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 17.95% 17.15% 14.63%
Number of salaries quoted 9,727 20,150 20,271
Median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +7.95%
10th Percentile £29,000 £25,750 £24,750
90th Percentile £87,500 £85,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +12.35%

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 5 August 2020.

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 5 August 2020. 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 -21 1,189 £45,000 +7.14% 174
UK excluding London -14 878 £40,000 +1.27% 162
London +4 366 £52,500 +5.00% 23
South East +3 274 £45,000 +12.50% 45
Midlands -14 192 £42,500 +6.25% 22
North of England +11 177 £40,000 +9.59% 53
West Midlands +21 156 £42,500 - 11
East of England +10 100 £40,000 +6.67% 10
Work from Home +1 85 £57,500 -8.00% 12
Yorkshire +28 82 £38,500 +13.24% 12
South West -48 79 £40,000 -1.23% 21
North West -1 77 £52,500 +32.08% 37
East Midlands -47 35 £45,000 +20.00% 11
Wales +44 30 £38,000 +13.43% 6
Scotland +65 26 £40,000 +15.94% 5
North East +19 18 £29,500 -25.32% 4
Northern Ireland +26 6 £45,000 +24.14%

For the 6 months to 5 August 2020, 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 1,022 (79.97%) Windows
2 928 (72.61%) VMware
3 830 (64.95%) Microsoft
4 760 (59.47%) Active Directory
5 751 (58.76%) Windows Server
6 750 (58.69%) VMware Infrastructure
7 703 (55.01%) Azure
8 638 (49.92%) Office 365
9 400 (31.30%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 362 (28.33%) Firewall
11 324 (25.35%) DNS
12 322 (25.20%) PowerShell
13 315 (24.65%) Cisco
14 290 (22.69%) DHCP
15 270 (21.13%) Citrix
16 261 (20.42%) Windows Server 2016
17 260 (20.34%) Windows Server 2012
18 254 (19.87%) ITIL
19 248 (19.41%) Linux
20 246 (19.25%) SQL
21 238 (18.62%) AWS
22 237 (18.54%) SCCM
23 231 (18.08%) MS Exchange
24 221 (17.29%) Data Centre
25 211 (16.51%) SQL Server
26 203 (15.88%) VPN
26 203 (15.88%) Windows 10
27 202 (15.81%) Microsoft Certification
28 190 (14.87%) WAN
29 186 (14.55%) Windows Server 2008

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
1 231 (18.08%) MS Exchange
2 158 (12.36%) SharePoint
3 115 (9.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 104 (8.14%) Skype for Business
5 94 (7.36%) IIS
6 88 (6.89%) Exchange Server 2010
7 22 (1.72%) Apache
7 22 (1.72%) Elasticsearch
8 16 (1.25%) Tomcat
9 13 (1.02%) OpenStack
10 9 (0.70%) SharePoint 2010
11 5 (0.39%) Exchange Server 2007
12 4 (0.31%) SharePoint Server
13 3 (0.23%) WebSphere
14 2 (0.16%) Confluence
14 2 (0.16%) JBoss
15 1 (0.078%) BizTalk Server
15 1 (0.078%) Joomla!
15 1 (0.078%) nginx
15 1 (0.078%) WordPress
Applications
1 123 (9.62%) Microsoft Office
2 12 (0.94%) Microsoft Project
3 10 (0.78%) MS Visio
4 8 (0.63%) Microsoft Excel
4 8 (0.63%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 5 (0.39%) Gliffy
6 1 (0.078%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 6 (0.47%) Dynamics NAV
2 5 (0.39%) Sentinel
3 4 (0.31%) FastStats
3 4 (0.31%) Remedy ITSM
3 4 (0.31%) Unica
4 3 (0.23%) assyst
4 3 (0.23%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (0.23%) Oracle Applications
5 2 (0.16%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.078%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 703 (55.01%) Azure
2 638 (49.92%) Office 365
3 238 (18.62%) AWS
4 160 (12.52%) IaaS
5 136 (10.64%) PaaS
6 99 (7.75%) Azure Active Directory
7 77 (6.03%) SaaS
8 46 (3.60%) GCP
9 34 (2.66%) Mimecast
10 23 (1.80%) OneDrive
11 20 (1.56%) Power Platform
12 13 (1.02%) Amazon EC2
12 13 (1.02%) AWS CloudFormation
12 13 (1.02%) Azure Stack
13 11 (0.86%) Azure Data Factory
14 10 (0.78%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 10 (0.78%) Cloud Computing
14 10 (0.78%) Serverless
15 8 (0.63%) Slack
16 7 (0.55%) BPaaS
Communications & Networking
1 362 (28.33%) Firewall
2 324 (25.35%) DNS
3 290 (22.69%) DHCP
4 203 (15.88%) VPN
5 190 (14.87%) WAN
6 185 (14.48%) TCP/IP
7 171 (13.38%) LAN
8 157 (12.28%) SAN
9 101 (7.90%) Skype
10 91 (7.12%) Wireless
11 87 (6.81%) VLAN
12 82 (6.42%) VoIP
13 60 (4.69%) NetScaler
14 55 (4.30%) Remote Desktop
15 50 (3.91%) Network Security
16 49 (3.83%) Wi-Fi
17 44 (3.44%) Internet
18 41 (3.21%) NAS
19 36 (2.82%) iSCSI
20 34 (2.66%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 211 (16.51%) SQL Server
2 37 (2.90%) Amazon RDS
3 30 (2.35%) MySQL
4 22 (1.72%) SQL Server 2016
5 21 (1.64%) SQL Server 2012
6 19 (1.49%) Azure SQL Database
6 19 (1.49%) Power BI
7 15 (1.17%) Big Data
8 12 (0.94%) SQL Server 2014
9 11 (0.86%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
9 11 (0.86%) Data Warehouse
10 10 (0.78%) Hadoop
11 9 (0.70%) MongoDB
12 8 (0.63%) Data Lake
12 8 (0.63%) MariaDB
13 7 (0.55%) Relational Database
14 6 (0.47%) CouchDB
14 6 (0.47%) GIS
14 6 (0.47%) NoSQL
15 5 (0.39%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 23 (1.80%) Git (software)
2 22 (1.72%) Jenkins
3 15 (1.17%) JIRA
4 12 (0.94%) TeamCity
4 12 (0.94%) Visual Studio
4 12 (0.94%) Visual Studio Team System
5 10 (0.78%) Team Foundation Server
6 9 (0.70%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 9 (0.70%) GitLab
6 9 (0.70%) Travis CI
7 7 (0.55%) Selenium
8 5 (0.39%) Bugzilla
8 5 (0.39%) TestLink
9 4 (0.31%) Cucumber
9 4 (0.31%) Octopus Deploy
9 4 (0.31%) Subversion
10 3 (0.23%) Bitbucket
11 1 (0.078%) PowerBuilder
11 1 (0.078%) Vagrant
11 1 (0.078%) Zephyr
General
1 153 (11.97%) Finance
2 66 (5.16%) Telecoms
3 42 (3.29%) Public Sector
4 27 (2.11%) Local Government
5 25 (1.96%) Marketing
6 21 (1.64%) Retail
7 16 (1.25%) Games
8 15 (1.17%) Law
9 10 (0.78%) Advertising
9 10 (0.78%) Back Office
9 10 (0.78%) Manufacturing
10 8 (0.63%) Billing
11 7 (0.55%) Legal
11 7 (0.55%) Military
12 6 (0.47%) Electronics
13 5 (0.39%) Banking
14 3 (0.23%) Financial Institution
14 3 (0.23%) Pharmaceutical
15 2 (0.16%) Automotive
16 1 (0.078%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 316 (24.73%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 152 (11.89%) Support Engineer
3 151 (11.82%) IT Engineer
4 115 (9.00%) Consultant
5 104 (8.14%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 96 (7.51%) IT Support
7 84 (6.57%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
8 81 (6.34%) Analyst
9 67 (5.24%) Network Engineer
9 67 (5.24%) Systems Engineer
10 63 (4.93%) IT Support Engineer
11 62 (4.85%) Server Engineer
12 59 (4.62%) 3rd Line Support
13 57 (4.46%) 2nd Line Engineer
14 53 (4.15%) Administrator
14 53 (4.15%) Architect
14 53 (4.15%) Infrastructure Support
15 51 (3.99%) Cloud Engineer
16 47 (3.68%) Support Analyst
16 47 (3.68%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (2.66%) Web Services
2 18 (1.41%) LDAP
3 10 (0.78%) Elastic Stack
3 10 (0.78%) JSON
4 9 (0.70%) Jinja
5 8 (0.63%) .NET
5 8 (0.63%) REST
6 6 (0.47%) ASP.NET
6 6 (0.47%) COM
6 6 (0.47%) jQuery
6 6 (0.47%) WebRTC
7 5 (0.39%) ASP.NET MVC 5
7 5 (0.39%) HTML
7 5 (0.39%) OAuth
7 5 (0.39%) SOAP
8 4 (0.31%) HTML5
8 4 (0.31%) Node.js
8 4 (0.31%) WinForms
8 4 (0.31%) WPF
9 3 (0.23%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 221 (17.29%) Data Centre
2 90 (7.04%) Clustering
3 74 (5.79%) Public Cloud
4 69 (5.40%) Management Information System
5 56 (4.38%) Analytical Skills
6 54 (4.23%) Enterprise Storage
7 43 (3.36%) Private Cloud
8 41 (3.21%) Self-Motivation
9 37 (2.90%) Driving Licence
10 36 (2.82%) Replication
11 30 (2.35%) Hybrid Cloud
12 27 (2.11%) PKI
13 18 (1.41%) NHS
13 18 (1.41%) User Experience
14 14 (1.10%) Enterprise Software
14 14 (1.10%) Linux Command Line
15 13 (1.02%) Video Conferencing
16 10 (0.78%) CMDB
16 10 (0.78%) Fat Client
16 10 (0.78%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 1,022 (79.97%) Windows
2 751 (58.76%) Windows Server
3 261 (20.42%) Windows Server 2016
4 260 (20.34%) Windows Server 2012
5 248 (19.41%) Linux
6 203 (15.88%) Windows 10
7 186 (14.55%) Windows Server 2008
8 113 (8.84%) Windows 7
9 96 (7.51%) Windows Server 2019
10 69 (5.40%) Windows Server 2003
11 61 (4.77%) Windows 8
12 41 (3.21%) Unix
13 20 (1.56%) Apple iOS
14 19 (1.49%) CentOS
15 16 (1.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 12 (0.94%) Ubuntu
17 10 (0.78%) Debian
18 9 (0.70%) Android
19 7 (0.55%) Solaris
20 6 (0.47%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 400 (31.30%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 254 (19.87%) ITIL
3 179 (14.01%) Problem-Solving
4 136 (10.64%) Disaster Recovery
5 125 (9.78%) Migration
6 117 (9.15%) Server Management
7 106 (8.29%) DevOps
8 94 (7.36%) Mentoring
9 83 (6.49%) Problem Management
10 80 (6.26%) Service Management
11 78 (6.10%) Change Management
11 78 (6.10%) Project Management
12 74 (5.79%) Information Security
13 72 (5.63%) Project Delivery
14 68 (5.32%) Computer Science
15 62 (4.85%) Customer Requirements
15 62 (4.85%) Decision-Making
16 57 (4.46%) Proactive Monitoring
17 56 (4.38%) ITSM
17 56 (4.38%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 322 (25.20%) PowerShell
2 246 (19.25%) SQL
3 102 (7.98%) Python
4 75 (5.87%) Bash Shell
5 24 (1.88%) Shell Script
6 20 (1.56%) Java
7 17 (1.33%) T-SQL
8 16 (1.25%) JavaScript
9 15 (1.17%) VBScript
10 14 (1.10%) C++
11 13 (1.02%) Ruby
12 10 (0.78%) Perl
13 7 (0.55%) PHP
14 6 (0.47%) C#
15 5 (0.39%) C
16 4 (0.31%) Go
17 2 (0.16%) VB.NET
18 1 (0.078%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 202 (15.81%) Microsoft Certification
2 137 (10.72%) MCSE
3 114 (8.92%) Degree
4 90 (7.04%) Security Cleared
5 85 (6.65%) Cisco Certification
5 85 (6.65%) MCSA
6 59 (4.62%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 50 (3.91%) CCNA
7 50 (3.91%) DV Cleared
8 44 (3.44%) SC Cleared
9 40 (3.13%) MCP
10 37 (2.90%) CCNP
10 37 (2.90%) ITIL Certification
11 35 (2.74%) Computer Science Degree
12 28 (2.19%) MCITP
13 18 (1.41%) RHCE
14 12 (0.94%) AWS Certification
14 12 (0.94%) Citrix Certification
15 11 (0.86%) MCT
16 9 (0.70%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 115 (9.00%) SLA
2 64 (5.01%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 28 (2.19%) GDPR
4 27 (2.11%) QA
5 25 (1.96%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 23 (1.80%) BS25999
7 9 (0.70%) PCI DSS
8 6 (0.47%) Cyber Essentials
8 6 (0.47%) NIST
9 3 (0.23%) ISO 9001
10 1 (0.078%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
10 1 (0.078%) HL7
10 1 (0.078%) ISO 14001
10 1 (0.078%) PMO
System Software
1 760 (59.47%) Active Directory
2 750 (58.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 110 (8.61%) VMware ESXi
4 104 (8.14%) XenApp
5 99 (7.75%) Virtual Machines
6 85 (6.65%) vSphere
7 72 (5.63%) XenDesktop
8 55 (4.30%) Docker
9 51 (3.99%) Virtual Servers
10 30 (2.35%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 30 (2.35%) VirtualBox
11 29 (2.27%) VMware Workstation
12 25 (1.96%) BitLocker
13 24 (1.88%) KVM
14 23 (1.80%) NFS
15 22 (1.72%) Xen
16 20 (1.56%) Citrix Hypervisor
17 17 (1.33%) VMware Server
18 15 (1.17%) Microsoft App-V
19 13 (1.02%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 237 (18.54%) SCCM
2 117 (9.15%) SCVMM
3 96 (7.51%) Microsoft Intune
4 83 (6.49%) SCOM
5 76 (5.95%) Ansible
6 73 (5.71%) WSUS
7 68 (5.32%) Puppet
7 68 (5.32%) Terraform
8 60 (4.69%) Backup Exec
9 51 (3.99%) Opscode Chef
10 46 (3.60%) Kubernetes
10 46 (3.60%) Microsoft Clustering
11 32 (2.50%) NetBackup
12 25 (1.96%) vCenter Server
13 24 (1.88%) EMC NetWorker
14 21 (1.64%) Failover Clustering
15 19 (1.49%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
16 18 (1.41%) Single Sign-On
17 14 (1.10%) Kibana
18 13 (1.02%) Nagios
Vendors
1 928 (72.61%) VMware
2 830 (64.95%) Microsoft
3 315 (24.65%) Cisco
4 270 (21.13%) Citrix
5 157 (12.28%) HP
6 119 (9.31%) Veeam
7 96 (7.51%) Dell
8 66 (5.16%) NetApp
9 61 (4.77%) Symantec
10 60 (4.69%) Sophos
11 42 (3.29%) EMC
12 41 (3.21%) Juniper
13 34 (2.66%) Palo Alto
14 31 (2.43%) SonicWALL
15 28 (2.19%) Meraki
15 28 (2.19%) Red Hat
16 26 (2.03%) EqualLogic
16 26 (2.03%) Oracle
17 21 (1.64%) SolarWinds
18 20 (1.56%) McAfee