Period
to 23 April 2018

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 23 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Hyper-V
UK
6 months to
23 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 174 176 199
Rank change year-on-year +2 +23 -29
Permanent jobs citing Hyper-V 3,478 3,394 3,526
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.96% 1.98% 1.73%
As % of the System Software category 14.31% 16.11% 14.23%
Number of salaries quoted 2,832 2,983 3,225
UK median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +3.90% -3.75%
10th Percentile £25,000 £24,750 £23,850
90th Percentile £65,900 £62,500 £63,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 24,298 21,073 24,783
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 13.71% 12.30% 12.19%
Number of salaries quoted 19,776 17,580 20,974
UK median annual salary £46,000 £42,500 £40,457
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.24% +5.05% +1.14%
10th Percentile £25,000 £23,500 £23,000
90th Percentile £78,750 £73,875 £68,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +4.17%

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 23 April 2018.

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 23 April 2018. 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 +2 3,203 £40,250 +0.63% 465
UK excluding London +6 2,511 £37,500 - 368
London -49 840 £47,500 +5.56% 126
South East -4 829 £40,000 - 99
North of England +9 554 £35,000 +7.69% 107
Midlands +30 442 £39,000 +4.00% 56
North West +20 365 £37,500 +15.38% 77
West Midlands +51 309 £37,000 +2.78% 29
South West +50 281 £40,000 +29.03% 37
East of England +22 244 £42,000 +5.00% 40
Yorkshire -14 145 £35,000 +7.69% 20
East Midlands -17 130 £40,000 +6.67% 27
Scotland -19 91 £32,500 -23.53% 12
Wales +6 82 £38,000 +7.80% 16
North East -32 44 £32,500 +19.27% 10
Northern Ireland -23 8 £45,000 +81.82% 1
Channel Islands +3 4 £70,000 +7.69%
Isle of Man - 1 £50,000 -

For the 6 months to 23 April 2018, 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 2,785 (80.07%) Windows
2 2,606 (74.93%) VMware
3 2,251 (64.72%) Active Directory
4 2,215 (63.69%) Microsoft
5 2,017 (57.99%) Windows Server
6 1,804 (51.87%) VMware Infrastructure
7 1,435 (41.26%) Office 365
8 1,308 (37.61%) Microsoft Azure
9 1,179 (33.90%) Windows Server 2012
10 1,084 (31.17%) Firewall
11 989 (28.44%) Citrix
12 921 (26.48%) Windows Server 2008
13 875 (25.16%) MS Exchange
14 810 (23.29%) SQL Server
15 800 (23.00%) ITIL
16 788 (22.66%) Microsoft Certification
17 760 (21.85%) DNS
18 717 (20.62%) Cisco
19 694 (19.95%) SAN
20 616 (17.71%) Linux
21 595 (17.11%) DHCP
22 579 (16.65%) PowerShell
23 556 (15.99%) MCSE
24 555 (15.96%) SCCM
25 552 (15.87%) WAN
26 522 (15.01%) SQL
27 518 (14.89%) LAN
28 501 (14.40%) Amazon AWS
29 495 (14.23%) Data Centre
30 466 (13.40%) TCP/IP

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
1 875 (25.16%) MS Exchange
2 412 (11.85%) Exchange Server 2013
3 408 (11.73%) Exchange Server 2010
4 351 (10.09%) SharePoint
5 250 (7.19%) Skype for Business
6 248 (7.13%) IIS
7 118 (3.39%) Exchange Server 2007
8 66 (1.90%) Apache
9 47 (1.35%) OpenStack
10 45 (1.29%) Exchange Server 2003
11 44 (1.27%) WebLogic
12 34 (0.98%) JBoss
13 32 (0.92%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 32 (0.92%) Confluence
14 28 (0.81%) nginx
15 27 (0.78%) SharePoint 2013
16 26 (0.75%) WebSphere
17 20 (0.58%) Elasticsearch
18 18 (0.52%) Oracle Service Bus
18 18 (0.52%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 461 (13.25%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (0.14%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (0.14%) MS Visio
3 4 (0.12%) Photoshop
4 3 (0.086%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 2 (0.058%) AutoCAD
6 1 (0.029%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.029%) Autodesk Inventor
6 1 (0.029%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.029%) Revit
6 1 (0.029%) SketchUp
Business Applications
1 12 (0.35%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 6 (0.17%) Dynamics AX
3 5 (0.14%) Dynamics CRM
4 4 (0.12%) NetSuite
4 4 (0.12%) Remedy ITSM
4 4 (0.12%) Sage 200
5 2 (0.058%) Dynamics NAV
5 2 (0.058%) Sage CRM
6 1 (0.029%) Cerner Millennium
6 1 (0.029%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 1,435 (41.26%) Office 365
2 1,308 (37.61%) Microsoft Azure
3 501 (14.40%) Amazon AWS
4 279 (8.02%) IaaS
5 158 (4.54%) PaaS
6 140 (4.03%) SaaS
7 88 (2.53%) Cloud Computing
8 69 (1.98%) Azure Active Directory
9 52 (1.50%) Google Cloud Platform
10 45 (1.29%) Mimecast
11 43 (1.24%) NuGet
12 32 (0.92%) IBM Cloud
13 29 (0.83%) Bluemix
14 23 (0.66%) G Suite
14 23 (0.66%) OneDrive
15 19 (0.55%) AWS CloudFormation
16 15 (0.43%) Virtual Private Cloud
17 12 (0.35%) GitHub
18 9 (0.26%) Slack
18 9 (0.26%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 1,084 (31.17%) Firewall
2 760 (21.85%) DNS
3 694 (19.95%) SAN
4 595 (17.11%) DHCP
5 552 (15.87%) WAN
6 518 (14.89%) LAN
7 466 (13.40%) TCP/IP
8 413 (11.87%) VPN
9 265 (7.62%) VLAN
10 174 (5.00%) Skype
11 167 (4.80%) VoIP
12 164 (4.72%) NetScaler
13 141 (4.05%) NAS
14 137 (3.94%) Network Security
15 130 (3.74%) Wireless
16 129 (3.71%) Remote Desktop
17 99 (2.85%) Cisco ASA
18 97 (2.79%) Internet
19 92 (2.65%) iSCSI
20 61 (1.75%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 810 (23.29%) SQL Server
2 97 (2.79%) SQL Server 2008
3 94 (2.70%) MySQL
4 61 (1.75%) Amazon RDS
5 52 (1.50%) Oracle Database
6 51 (1.47%) SQL Server 2016
7 42 (1.21%) SQL Server 2012
8 39 (1.12%) PostgreSQL
9 37 (1.06%) SQL Server 2014
10 33 (0.95%) Big Data
11 22 (0.63%) Relational Database
12 18 (0.52%) Hadoop
13 17 (0.49%) Apache Hive
13 17 (0.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 15 (0.43%) MongoDB
14 15 (0.43%) SQL Server 2005
15 14 (0.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 13 (0.37%) Oracle Database 10g
17 12 (0.35%) Data Warehouse
18 10 (0.29%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 92 (2.65%) Git (software)
2 61 (1.75%) Jenkins
3 49 (1.41%) JIRA
4 45 (1.29%) TeamCity
5 37 (1.06%) Visual Studio
6 35 (1.01%) Octopus Deploy
7 31 (0.89%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 27 (0.78%) MSI
9 21 (0.60%) Team Foundation Server
10 16 (0.46%) Subversion
10 16 (0.46%) Vagrant
11 13 (0.37%) WiX
12 11 (0.32%) Artifactory
12 11 (0.32%) Maven
13 10 (0.29%) Cucumber
13 10 (0.29%) Selenium
13 10 (0.29%) Sonatype Nexus
14 9 (0.26%) MSBuild
15 8 (0.23%) TestRail
16 7 (0.20%) Travis CI
General
1 326 (9.37%) Finance
2 90 (2.59%) Telecoms
3 84 (2.42%) Retail
4 70 (2.01%) Marketing
5 60 (1.73%) Legal
6 58 (1.67%) Law
7 45 (1.29%) Banking
8 36 (1.04%) Manufacturing
9 32 (0.92%) Publishing
10 26 (0.75%) Back Office
10 26 (0.75%) Games
10 26 (0.75%) Military
11 25 (0.72%) Billing
12 15 (0.43%) Advertising
13 11 (0.32%) Financial Institution
13 11 (0.32%) German Language
14 8 (0.23%) Local Government
15 6 (0.17%) Aerospace
16 5 (0.14%) Electronics
17 4 (0.12%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 724 (20.82%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 549 (15.78%) Support Engineer
3 364 (10.47%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 350 (10.06%) IT Engineer
5 338 (9.72%) Consultant
6 320 (9.20%) Architect
7 312 (8.97%) IT Support
8 296 (8.51%) Analyst
9 266 (7.65%) 3rd Line Support
10 191 (5.49%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
11 190 (5.46%) IT Support Engineer
12 177 (5.09%) Windows Engineer
13 169 (4.86%) Systems Engineer
14 166 (4.77%) Administrator
15 155 (4.46%) 2nd Line Support
16 132 (3.80%) Technical Architect
17 131 (3.77%) Server Engineer
18 130 (3.74%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
19 126 (3.62%) Systems Administrator
20 124 (3.57%) Cloud Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 107 (3.08%) Web Services
2 94 (2.70%) .NET
3 71 (2.04%) Middleware
4 53 (1.52%) HTML
5 47 (1.35%) CSS
6 41 (1.18%) Node.js
7 39 (1.12%) JSON
8 36 (1.04%) .NET Framework
9 32 (0.92%) LAMP
10 24 (0.69%) Ajax
11 22 (0.63%) ASP.NET Web API
12 21 (0.60%) WSH
13 20 (0.58%) AngularJS
14 18 (0.52%) jQuery
15 16 (0.46%) ASP.NET
16 15 (0.43%) Software Packaging
17 14 (0.40%) Elastic Stack
18 13 (0.37%) Dapper ORM
18 13 (0.37%) Entity Framework
18 13 (0.37%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 495 (14.23%) Data Centre
2 195 (5.61%) Self-Motivation
3 190 (5.46%) Analytical Skills
4 171 (4.92%) Clustering
5 128 (3.68%) Driving Licence
6 112 (3.22%) Public Cloud
7 110 (3.16%) Management Information System
8 102 (2.93%) Computer Science
9 94 (2.70%) Private Cloud
9 94 (2.70%) Replication
10 76 (2.19%) PKI
11 75 (2.16%) Hybrid Cloud
12 72 (2.07%) Enterprise Software
13 47 (1.35%) iPad
14 45 (1.29%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
14 45 (1.29%) Enterprise Storage
15 44 (1.27%) Blackberry
16 35 (1.01%) NHS
16 35 (1.01%) User Experience
17 29 (0.83%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 2,785 (80.07%) Windows
2 2,017 (57.99%) Windows Server
3 1,179 (33.90%) Windows Server 2012
4 921 (26.48%) Windows Server 2008
5 616 (17.71%) Linux
6 460 (13.23%) Windows 10
7 406 (11.67%) Windows 7
8 214 (6.15%) Windows 8
9 134 (3.85%) Windows Server 2003
10 100 (2.88%) Mac OS X
11 89 (2.56%) Unix
12 82 (2.36%) CentOS
13 60 (1.73%) Ubuntu
14 56 (1.61%) Windows XP
15 51 (1.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 46 (1.32%) Solaris
17 42 (1.21%) Mac OS
18 28 (0.81%) Android
19 27 (0.78%) Apple iOS
20 18 (0.52%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 800 (23.00%) ITIL
2 349 (10.03%) Problem-Solving
3 306 (8.80%) Disaster Recovery
4 294 (8.45%) Presales
5 277 (7.96%) Service Delivery
6 274 (7.88%) Migration
7 238 (6.84%) DevOps
8 227 (6.53%) Project Management
9 199 (5.72%) Agile Software Development
10 177 (5.09%) Mentoring
11 172 (4.95%) Time Management
12 168 (4.83%) Service Management
13 163 (4.69%) Problem Management
14 133 (3.82%) High Availability
15 126 (3.62%) Continuous Integration
16 125 (3.59%) ITSM
17 124 (3.57%) Network Virtualisation
18 122 (3.51%) Line Management
19 114 (3.28%) ITIL V3
20 110 (3.16%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 579 (16.65%) PowerShell
2 522 (15.01%) SQL
3 126 (3.62%) Python
4 73 (2.10%) Bash Shell
5 72 (2.07%) JavaScript
6 51 (1.47%) Perl
7 45 (1.29%) C
8 44 (1.27%) C#
9 43 (1.24%) Java
10 41 (1.18%) VBScript
11 33 (0.95%) T-SQL
12 29 (0.83%) Shell Script
13 28 (0.81%) C++
14 26 (0.75%) Ruby
15 24 (0.69%) VB
16 17 (0.49%) PHP
17 5 (0.14%) Groovy
17 5 (0.14%) PL/SQL
18 3 (0.086%) Bourne shell
19 1 (0.029%) Scala
Qualifications
1 788 (22.66%) Microsoft Certification
2 556 (15.99%) MCSE
3 392 (11.27%) Degree
4 319 (9.17%) MCSA
5 235 (6.76%) Cisco Certification
6 213 (6.12%) CCNA
7 198 (5.69%) MCP
8 193 (5.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 180 (5.18%) Security Cleared
10 162 (4.66%) MCITP
11 120 (3.45%) Citrix Certification
12 96 (2.76%) CCA
13 91 (2.62%) CCNP
14 78 (2.24%) DBS Check
15 72 (2.07%) SC Cleared
16 59 (1.70%) MCTS
17 48 (1.38%) ITIL Certification
18 44 (1.27%) DV Cleared
19 33 (0.95%) Computer Science Degree
20 31 (0.89%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 300 (8.63%) SLA
2 84 (2.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 67 (1.93%) QA
4 57 (1.64%) GDPR
5 32 (0.92%) PCI DSS
6 17 (0.49%) Cyber Essentials
7 11 (0.32%) COBIT
8 10 (0.29%) PMO
9 8 (0.23%) ISO 9001
10 7 (0.20%) GAMP
11 5 (0.14%) ISO 9000
12 3 (0.086%) ISO/IEC 20000
13 2 (0.058%) GPG13
13 2 (0.058%) ISAE 3402
13 2 (0.058%) ISO 31000
14 1 (0.029%) Disclosure Scotland
14 1 (0.029%) MiFID
System Software
1 2,251 (64.72%) Active Directory
2 1,804 (51.87%) VMware Infrastructure
3 430 (12.36%) XenApp
4 317 (9.11%) VMware ESXi
5 264 (7.59%) XenDesktop
6 227 (6.53%) vSphere
7 135 (3.88%) Microsoft App-V
8 122 (3.51%) VirtualBox
9 118 (3.39%) Virtual Machines
10 88 (2.53%) XenServer
11 69 (1.98%) Terminal Services
12 65 (1.87%) Docker
13 60 (1.73%) Virtual Desktop
14 58 (1.67%) Xen
15 47 (1.35%) Virtual Servers
16 45 (1.29%) VMware Workstation
17 44 (1.27%) KVM
18 37 (1.06%) BitLocker
19 36 (1.04%) VMware NSX
20 34 (0.98%) NFS
Systems Management
1 555 (15.96%) SCCM
2 281 (8.08%) SCOM
3 154 (4.43%) Puppet
4 140 (4.03%) Opscode Chef
4 140 (4.03%) SCVMM
5 134 (3.85%) Backup Exec
6 129 (3.71%) Ansible
7 104 (2.99%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 91 (2.62%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
9 89 (2.56%) Microsoft Intune
10 87 (2.50%) vCenter Server
11 81 (2.33%) Failover Clustering
11 81 (2.33%) SCOrch
12 75 (2.16%) WSUS
13 49 (1.41%) Microsoft Clustering
14 48 (1.38%) NetBackup
15 46 (1.32%) Norton AntiVirus
16 34 (0.98%) FortiGate
16 34 (0.98%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
17 32 (0.92%) vMotion
Vendors
1 2,606 (74.93%) VMware
2 2,215 (63.69%) Microsoft
3 989 (28.44%) Citrix
4 717 (20.62%) Cisco
5 341 (9.80%) HP
6 264 (7.59%) Veeam
7 189 (5.43%) Oracle
8 174 (5.00%) Dell
9 149 (4.28%) NetApp
10 148 (4.26%) Apple
11 133 (3.82%) Google
12 118 (3.39%) SolarWinds
13 113 (3.25%) EMC
14 88 (2.53%) IBM
15 87 (2.50%) 3PAR
16 85 (2.44%) Meraki
16 85 (2.44%) Symantec
17 74 (2.13%) Sophos
18 72 (2.07%) McAfee
19 70 (2.01%) SonicWALL