Period
to 25 October 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 25 October 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Hyper-V
UK
6 months to
25 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 198 165 195
Rank change year-on-year -33 +30 -4
Permanent jobs citing Hyper-V 845 2,839 2,972
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 1.73% 2.09% 1.81%
As % of the System Software category 9.37% 12.14% 12.06%
Number of salaries quoted 852 2,597 2,540
Median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £27,775 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year +13.33% -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 9,021 23,388 24,653
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 18.47% 17.18% 14.99%
Number of salaries quoted 7,660 19,271 20,124
Median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% - +11.11%
10th Percentile £30,000 £25,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £86,325 £85,000 £81,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £46,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +8.24% - +8.97%

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 25 October 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 25 October 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 -33 771 £45,000 +12.50% 172
UK excluding London -17 610 £42,500 +13.33% 163
London -13 201 £50,000 - 20
South East +20 192 £45,000 +20.00% 39
North of England +14 140 £38,500 -3.75% 47
Work from Home +5 123 £51,250 -21.15% 19
Midlands -43 103 £42,500 +13.33% 40
North West +36 78 £45,000 +12.50% 21
West Midlands -11 76 £42,500 +12.50% 28
South West -13 73 £40,000 - 18
East of England +17 58 £42,500 +13.33% 8
Yorkshire +16 53 £32,500 -10.65% 25
Wales +43 27 £38,500 +6.94% 3
East Midlands -27 27 £36,500 -2.67% 12
Scotland +70 18 £42,000 +12.00% 6
North East +29 9 £28,500 -30.91% 1
Northern Ireland +16 2 £48,750 +50.00% 2

For the 6 months to 25 October 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.

1 651 (77.04%) Windows
2 636 (75.27%) VMware
3 539 (63.79%) Microsoft
4 515 (60.95%) Active Directory
5 507 (60.00%) Windows Server
6 502 (59.41%) VMware Infrastructure
7 480 (56.80%) Azure
8 453 (53.61%) Office 365
9 251 (29.70%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 250 (29.59%) DNS
11 234 (27.69%) PowerShell
12 214 (25.33%) ITIL
13 211 (24.97%) Firewall
14 202 (23.91%) Cisco
15 194 (22.96%) DHCP
16 189 (22.37%) Linux
17 169 (20.00%) Citrix
18 166 (19.64%) Windows Server 2012
19 162 (19.17%) Windows Server 2016
20 156 (18.46%) SQL
21 153 (18.11%) Microsoft Certification
22 145 (17.16%) MS Exchange
23 134 (15.86%) SAN
24 133 (15.74%) SCCM
25 132 (15.62%) TCP/IP
26 131 (15.50%) AWS
27 130 (15.38%) Windows 10
28 127 (15.03%) WAN
29 126 (14.91%) SQL Server
30 122 (14.44%) 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
1 145 (17.16%) MS Exchange
2 88 (10.41%) SharePoint
3 66 (7.81%) IIS
4 65 (7.69%) Skype for Business
5 49 (5.80%) Exchange Server 2010
6 38 (4.50%) Exchange Server 2013
7 19 (2.25%) Apache
8 10 (1.18%) Tomcat
9 9 (1.07%) Elasticsearch
10 8 (0.95%) Exchange Server 2007
10 8 (0.95%) SharePoint 2010
11 4 (0.47%) SharePoint Server
12 3 (0.36%) Exchange Server 2003
13 2 (0.24%) Confluence
13 2 (0.24%) IBM Notes
14 1 (0.12%) BizTalk Server
14 1 (0.12%) nginx
14 1 (0.12%) SAS
14 1 (0.12%) WebSphere
14 1 (0.12%) WordPress
Applications
1 78 (9.23%) Microsoft Office
2 10 (1.18%) Microsoft Project
3 2 (0.24%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.24%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (0.59%) Sentinel
2 2 (0.24%) Workfront
3 1 (0.12%) BASE24
3 1 (0.12%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.12%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.12%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 480 (56.80%) Azure
2 453 (53.61%) Office 365
3 131 (15.50%) AWS
4 108 (12.78%) IaaS
5 87 (10.30%) PaaS
6 67 (7.93%) Azure Active Directory
7 43 (5.09%) SaaS
8 29 (3.43%) GCP
9 24 (2.84%) Cloud Computing
10 22 (2.60%) Mimecast
11 12 (1.42%) BPaaS
11 12 (1.42%) OneDrive
12 9 (1.07%) Power Platform
13 8 (0.95%) Azure ExpressRoute
14 4 (0.47%) Amazon S3
14 4 (0.47%) AWS CloudFormation
15 3 (0.36%) Amazon EC2
16 2 (0.24%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 2 (0.24%) Amazon ELB
16 2 (0.24%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 250 (29.59%) DNS
2 211 (24.97%) Firewall
3 194 (22.96%) DHCP
4 134 (15.86%) SAN
5 132 (15.62%) TCP/IP
6 127 (15.03%) WAN
7 120 (14.20%) VPN
8 118 (13.96%) LAN
9 68 (8.05%) Skype
10 65 (7.69%) VLAN
11 63 (7.46%) VoIP
12 58 (6.86%) Remote Desktop
13 48 (5.68%) Wireless
14 42 (4.97%) Network Security
15 37 (4.38%) Unified Communications
16 30 (3.55%) Wi-Fi
17 26 (3.08%) Internet
18 24 (2.84%) NetScaler
19 22 (2.60%) NAS
20 16 (1.89%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 126 (14.91%) SQL Server
2 34 (4.02%) Amazon RDS
3 19 (2.25%) MySQL
4 15 (1.78%) SQL Server 2012
5 14 (1.66%) Relational Database
6 12 (1.42%) Azure SQL Database
7 11 (1.30%) Big Data
8 10 (1.18%) Hadoop
9 8 (0.95%) MariaDB
10 7 (0.83%) Power BI
11 5 (0.59%) RDBMS
12 4 (0.47%) GIS
12 4 (0.47%) Oracle Database
12 4 (0.47%) Oracle Database 11g
12 4 (0.47%) Oracle Database 12c
12 4 (0.47%) PostgreSQL
12 4 (0.47%) QGIS
12 4 (0.47%) SQL Server 2008
12 4 (0.47%) SQL Server 2016
12 4 (0.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 25 (2.96%) Git (software)
2 14 (1.66%) Jenkins
3 12 (1.42%) Visual Studio
4 11 (1.30%) TeamCity
5 10 (1.18%) Visual Studio Team System
6 9 (1.07%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 9 (1.07%) GitLab
6 9 (1.07%) Travis CI
7 7 (0.83%) Selenium
7 7 (0.83%) Subversion
8 6 (0.71%) JIRA
8 6 (0.71%) Octopus Deploy
9 4 (0.47%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 3 (0.36%) Bugzilla
10 3 (0.36%) TestLink
11 2 (0.24%) Bitbucket
12 1 (0.12%) Cucumber
12 1 (0.12%) PowerBuilder
12 1 (0.12%) Vagrant
General
1 78 (9.23%) Finance
2 42 (4.97%) Telecoms
3 20 (2.37%) Public Sector
4 12 (1.42%) Military
5 11 (1.30%) Banking
6 8 (0.95%) Advertising
7 7 (0.83%) Back Office
8 6 (0.71%) Local Government
9 4 (0.47%) Law
9 4 (0.47%) Manufacturing
9 4 (0.47%) Retail
10 3 (0.36%) Billing
10 3 (0.36%) Electronics
10 3 (0.36%) Games
10 3 (0.36%) Marketing
10 3 (0.36%) Pharmaceutical
11 2 (0.24%) Investment Banking
11 2 (0.24%) Publishing
12 1 (0.12%) Aerospace
12 1 (0.12%) Legal
Job Titles
1 201 (23.79%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 102 (12.07%) IT Engineer
2 102 (12.07%) Support Engineer
3 93 (11.01%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 66 (7.81%) Consultant
5 64 (7.57%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 60 (7.10%) IT Support
7 54 (6.39%) 3rd Line Support
8 49 (5.80%) Network Engineer
8 49 (5.80%) Systems Engineer
9 48 (5.68%) Server Engineer
10 45 (5.33%) Administrator
11 44 (5.21%) 2nd Line Engineer
12 42 (4.97%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
13 40 (4.73%) Hyper-V Engineer
14 39 (4.62%) Systems Administrator
15 37 (4.38%) Analyst
16 36 (4.26%) Windows Engineer
17 35 (4.14%) Architect
18 34 (4.02%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (3.08%) Web Services
2 17 (2.01%) JSON
3 12 (1.42%) .NET
4 9 (1.07%) Jinja
4 9 (1.07%) WebRTC
5 8 (0.95%) Elastic Stack
6 6 (0.71%) pytest
7 5 (0.59%) LDAP
8 4 (0.47%) PostGIS
9 3 (0.36%) ASP.NET
9 3 (0.36%) COM
9 3 (0.36%) HTML
9 3 (0.36%) Middleware
9 3 (0.36%) WSH
10 2 (0.24%) CSS
10 2 (0.24%) LAMP
10 2 (0.24%) MFC
10 2 (0.24%) MSMQ
10 2 (0.24%) WinForms
10 2 (0.24%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 122 (14.44%) Data Centre
2 64 (7.57%) Clustering
3 58 (6.86%) Public Cloud
4 45 (5.33%) Private Cloud
5 36 (4.26%) Replication
6 34 (4.02%) Hybrid Cloud
7 22 (2.60%) Self-Motivation
8 21 (2.49%) Analytical Skills
9 19 (2.25%) Management Information System
10 17 (2.01%) Enterprise Software
10 17 (2.01%) Fat Client
10 17 (2.01%) Thin Client
11 15 (1.78%) PKI
12 14 (1.66%) Driving Licence
12 14 (1.66%) Enterprise Storage
13 13 (1.54%) Reinsurance
14 12 (1.42%) User Experience
14 12 (1.42%) Video Conferencing
15 8 (0.95%) Linux Command Line
16 6 (0.71%) Over-the-Top Content
Operating Systems
1 651 (77.04%) Windows
2 507 (60.00%) Windows Server
3 189 (22.37%) Linux
4 166 (19.64%) Windows Server 2012
5 162 (19.17%) Windows Server 2016
6 130 (15.38%) Windows 10
7 121 (14.32%) Windows Server 2008
8 79 (9.35%) Windows Server 2019
9 62 (7.34%) Windows 7
10 37 (4.38%) Windows 8
11 29 (3.43%) Windows Server 2003
12 23 (2.72%) CentOS
13 19 (2.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 17 (2.01%) Unix
15 16 (1.89%) Ubuntu
16 13 (1.54%) Mac OS X
17 10 (1.18%) Debian
18 9 (1.07%) Android
19 6 (0.71%) Data ONTAP
20 5 (0.59%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 251 (29.70%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 214 (25.33%) ITIL
3 116 (13.73%) Problem-Solving
4 87 (10.30%) DevOps
5 77 (9.11%) Disaster Recovery
6 76 (8.99%) Mentoring
7 65 (7.69%) Service Management
8 63 (7.46%) Project Delivery
9 56 (6.63%) Migration
10 50 (5.92%) Customer Requirements
10 50 (5.92%) Server Management
11 47 (5.56%) High Availability
11 47 (5.56%) Presales
12 44 (5.21%) ITSM
12 44 (5.21%) Problem Management
13 41 (4.85%) Root Cause Analysis
14 39 (4.62%) Proactive Monitoring
15 38 (4.50%) ITIL V3
16 37 (4.38%) Computer Science
17 34 (4.02%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 234 (27.69%) PowerShell
2 156 (18.46%) SQL
3 63 (7.46%) Bash Shell
4 62 (7.34%) Python
5 15 (1.78%) T-SQL
6 14 (1.66%) Java
7 12 (1.42%) C++
8 11 (1.30%) Shell Script
9 8 (0.95%) C
9 8 (0.95%) VB.NET
9 8 (0.95%) VBScript
10 6 (0.71%) Perl
10 6 (0.71%) Ruby
11 4 (0.47%) Go
11 4 (0.47%) PHP
12 3 (0.36%) C#
12 3 (0.36%) JavaScript
13 1 (0.12%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 153 (18.11%) Microsoft Certification
2 100 (11.83%) MCSE
3 64 (7.57%) MCSA
4 60 (7.10%) Degree
5 57 (6.75%) Security Cleared
6 44 (5.21%) Cisco Certification
7 40 (4.73%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 39 (4.62%) CCNA
9 33 (3.91%) SC Cleared
10 26 (3.08%) DV Cleared
11 25 (2.96%) ITIL Certification
12 23 (2.72%) MCP
13 22 (2.60%) MCITP
14 16 (1.89%) RHCE
15 12 (1.42%) CCNP
16 8 (0.95%) Computer Science Degree
17 7 (0.83%) DBS Check
18 6 (0.71%) Microsoft Certified Architect
18 6 (0.71%) SSCP
19 5 (0.59%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 86 (10.18%) SLA
2 28 (3.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 14 (1.66%) QA
4 11 (1.30%) PCI DSS
5 9 (1.07%) GDPR
6 6 (0.71%) BS25999
6 6 (0.71%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 4 (0.47%) PMO
8 3 (0.36%) Cyber Essentials
8 3 (0.36%) ISO 9001
9 1 (0.12%) COBIT
9 1 (0.12%) HL7
System Software
1 515 (60.95%) Active Directory
2 502 (59.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 73 (8.64%) Virtual Machines
4 64 (7.57%) XenApp
5 60 (7.10%) VMware ESXi
6 44 (5.21%) vSphere
7 39 (4.62%) Docker
8 37 (4.38%) Virtual Servers
9 34 (4.02%) XenDesktop
10 25 (2.96%) KVM
11 24 (2.84%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 18 (2.13%) VirtualBox
13 17 (2.01%) Xen
14 15 (1.78%) VMware Server
14 15 (1.78%) VMware Workstation
15 14 (1.66%) Citrix Hypervisor
16 8 (0.95%) BitLocker
17 7 (0.83%) Btrfs
17 7 (0.83%) Ceph
17 7 (0.83%) DRBD
Systems Management
1 133 (15.74%) SCCM
2 72 (8.52%) Microsoft Intune
2 72 (8.52%) SCVMM
3 57 (6.75%) Ansible
4 49 (5.80%) Puppet
5 41 (4.85%) SCOM
6 38 (4.50%) WSUS
7 34 (4.02%) Opscode Chef
8 33 (3.91%) Backup Exec
8 33 (3.91%) Terraform
9 23 (2.72%) Kubernetes
9 23 (2.72%) Microsoft Clustering
10 22 (2.60%) NetBackup
11 13 (1.54%) EMC NetWorker
12 11 (1.30%) vCenter Server
13 9 (1.07%) Failover Clustering
13 9 (1.07%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
14 8 (0.95%) Kibana
14 8 (0.95%) logstash
14 8 (0.95%) WMI
Vendors
1 636 (75.27%) VMware
2 539 (63.79%) Microsoft
3 202 (23.91%) Cisco
4 169 (20.00%) Citrix
5 104 (12.31%) HP
6 99 (11.72%) Veeam
7 61 (7.22%) NetApp
8 47 (5.56%) Dell
9 45 (5.33%) Sophos
10 32 (3.79%) Red Hat
11 30 (3.55%) Meraki
12 28 (3.31%) SonicWALL
13 27 (3.20%) Symantec
14 26 (3.08%) EMC
15 18 (2.13%) Oracle
16 17 (2.01%) Palo Alto
17 15 (1.78%) Apple
17 15 (1.78%) Aruba
17 15 (1.78%) McAfee
18 14 (1.66%) Asigra