Period
to 18 August 2017

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 August 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Hyper-V
UK
6 months to
18 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 184 180 195
Rank change year-on-year -4 +15 +11
Permanent jobs citing Hyper-V 3397 3829 3777
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.92% 1.94% 1.74%
As % of the System Software category 15.07% 15.53% 14.87%
Number of salaries quoted 3082 3358 3259
UK median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £25,500 £25,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £61,250 £63,750 £65,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Hyper-V is in the system software skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills.

System Software Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 22542 24651 25404
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 12.74% 12.47% 11.69%
Number of salaries quoted 19027 20912 21014
UK median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £24,000 £23,000 £23,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £71,250 £65,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £38,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +1.33% - +7.14%

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 August 2017.

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 18 August 2017. 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 -5 3157 £40,000 - 217
UK excluding London +6 2229 £37,500 - 177
London -23 1092 £45,000 -6.25% 53
South East -16 699 £39,000 -2.50% 44
North of England +49 550 £35,000 +7.69% 46
Midlands +8 354 £37,500 - 33
North West +71 338 £37,500 +10.29% 28
East of England +35 284 £42,000 +12.00% 25
West Midlands +14 214 £37,500 +7.14% 19
Yorkshire 0 190 £32,500 - 16
South West -17 185 £32,500 -7.14% 15
East Midlands +6 142 £37,500 -2.60% 14
Wales +11 74 £32,500 -12.16% 4
Scotland -23 71 £42,500 +21.43% 10
North East +24 23 £28,750 -0.86% 2
Northern Ireland -6 16 £42,500 +123.68%
Channel Islands - 5 £65,000 -

For the 6 months to 18 August 2017, IT jobs citing Hyper-V also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for Hyper-V.

1 2772 (81.60%) Windows
2 2452 (72.18%) VMware
3 2128 (62.64%) Active Directory
4 2035 (59.91%) Microsoft
5 1964 (57.82%) Windows Server
6 1815 (53.43%) VMware Infrastructure
7 1313 (38.65%) Office 365
8 1176 (34.62%) Windows Server 2012
9 1104 (32.50%) Firewall
10 1067 (31.41%) Cisco
11 1052 (30.97%) MS Exchange
12 1018 (29.97%) Windows Server 2008
12 1018 (29.97%) Microsoft Azure
13 864 (25.43%) DNS
14 862 (25.38%) SAN
15 780 (22.96%) Microsoft Certification
16 779 (22.93%) Citrix
17 772 (22.73%) ITIL
18 710 (20.90%) DHCP
19 687 (20.22%) SQL Server
20 623 (18.34%) MCSE
21 620 (18.25%) PowerShell
22 619 (18.22%) LAN
23 613 (18.05%) WAN
24 597 (17.57%) Linux
25 557 (16.40%) SQL
26 527 (15.51%) Amazon AWS
27 514 (15.13%) Exchange Server 2010
28 506 (14.90%) Windows 7
29 480 (14.13%) SCCM

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 1052 (30.97%) MS Exchange
2 514 (15.13%) Exchange Server 2010
3 415 (12.22%) Exchange Server 2013
4 367 (10.80%) SharePoint
5 338 (9.95%) Skype for Business
6 277 (8.15%) IIS
7 147 (4.33%) Exchange Server 2007
8 85 (2.50%) Apache
9 77 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2003
10 52 (1.53%) Tomcat
11 39 (1.15%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 37 (1.09%) OpenStack
13 29 (0.85%) SharePoint 2013
14 26 (0.77%) CMS
15 23 (0.68%) nginx
16 22 (0.65%) BizTalk Server
17 20 (0.59%) SAS
18 17 (0.50%) Elasticsearch
18 17 (0.50%) JBoss
19 15 (0.44%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 343 (10.10%) Microsoft Office
2 29 (0.85%) Microsoft Excel
3 19 (0.56%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 14 (0.41%) MS Visio
5 10 (0.29%) Microsoft Project
6 6 (0.18%) SOLIDWORKS
7 1 (0.029%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (0.029%) Adobe Premiere
7 1 (0.029%) AutoCAD
7 1 (0.029%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 26 (0.77%) Dynamics CRM
2 11 (0.32%) Dynamics AX
3 9 (0.26%) SAP BPC
4 6 (0.18%) Dynamics NAV
5 4 (0.12%) Oracle CRM
6 3 (0.088%) Epicor Vantage
6 3 (0.088%) Magento
6 3 (0.088%) Misys Equation
6 3 (0.088%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 3 (0.088%) Sage 200
7 2 (0.059%) Infor M3
7 2 (0.059%) Oracle ERP
8 1 (0.029%) Bloomberg TOMS
8 1 (0.029%) Remedy ITSM
8 1 (0.029%) Sage 50
8 1 (0.029%) SAP Business One
8 1 (0.029%) SAP S/4HANA
8 1 (0.029%) SAP SM
Cloud Services
1 1313 (38.65%) Office 365
2 1018 (29.97%) Microsoft Azure
3 527 (15.51%) Amazon AWS
4 258 (7.59%) IaaS
5 165 (4.86%) PaaS
6 100 (2.94%) SaaS
7 51 (1.50%) Cloud Computing
8 50 (1.47%) Azure Active Directory
9 48 (1.41%) Google Cloud Platform
10 39 (1.15%) G Suite
10 39 (1.15%) Mimecast
11 25 (0.74%) AWS CloudFormation
12 24 (0.71%) Amazon EC2
13 23 (0.68%) OneDrive
14 20 (0.59%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 17 (0.50%) Amazon S3
16 8 (0.24%) OpenDNS
17 7 (0.21%) Amazon ELB
17 7 (0.21%) GitHub
17 7 (0.21%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 1104 (32.50%) Firewall
2 864 (25.43%) DNS
3 862 (25.38%) SAN
4 710 (20.90%) DHCP
5 619 (18.22%) LAN
6 613 (18.05%) WAN
7 453 (13.34%) TCP/IP
8 442 (13.01%) VPN
9 268 (7.89%) VLAN
10 204 (6.01%) VoIP
11 199 (5.86%) Skype
12 174 (5.12%) NAS
13 150 (4.42%) Internet
14 144 (4.24%) Wireless
15 140 (4.12%) Network Security
16 119 (3.50%) Remote Desktop
17 114 (3.36%) MPLS
18 104 (3.06%) iSCSI
19 87 (2.56%) Cisco ASA
20 86 (2.53%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 687 (20.22%) SQL Server
2 126 (3.71%) SQL Server 2008
3 110 (3.24%) MySQL
4 85 (2.50%) SQL Server 2012
5 78 (2.30%) SQL Server 2005
6 46 (1.35%) SQL Server 2014
7 31 (0.91%) PostgreSQL
8 29 (0.85%) MongoDB
9 27 (0.79%) Amazon RDS
10 21 (0.62%) SQL Server 2000
11 17 (0.50%) Data Warehouse
12 16 (0.47%) Oracle Database
13 15 (0.44%) Relational Database
14 12 (0.35%) NoSQL
15 11 (0.32%) Apache Cassandra
15 11 (0.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 10 (0.29%) Big Data
16 10 (0.29%) RDBMS
17 9 (0.26%) Redis
17 9 (0.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 69 (2.03%) Git (software)
2 33 (0.97%) Team Foundation Server
3 30 (0.88%) NuGet
4 29 (0.85%) Jenkins
5 21 (0.62%) JIRA
6 20 (0.59%) Visual Studio
7 15 (0.44%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 15 (0.44%) Octopus Deploy
8 12 (0.35%) Sonatype Nexus
8 12 (0.35%) Subversion
8 12 (0.35%) Vagrant
9 10 (0.29%) GitLab
10 8 (0.24%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 6 (0.18%) MSI
11 6 (0.18%) WebDriver
12 5 (0.15%) Cucumber
12 5 (0.15%) Selenium
12 5 (0.15%) Visual Studio Team System
13 4 (0.12%) RSpec
13 4 (0.12%) RubyGems
General
1 232 (6.83%) Finance
2 121 (3.56%) Telecoms
3 69 (2.03%) Retail
4 67 (1.97%) Manufacturing
5 64 (1.88%) Advertising
6 62 (1.83%) Marketing
7 50 (1.47%) Legal
8 46 (1.35%) Back Office
9 30 (0.88%) Law
10 24 (0.71%) Electronics
11 21 (0.62%) Banking
12 11 (0.32%) Financial Institution
13 8 (0.24%) Automotive
13 8 (0.24%) Military
14 7 (0.21%) Local Government
15 6 (0.18%) Front Office
15 6 (0.18%) Investment Banking
16 5 (0.15%) Games
17 4 (0.12%) Publishing
18 3 (0.088%) Brand Awareness
Job Titles
1 765 (22.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 604 (17.78%) Support Engineer
3 377 (11.10%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 371 (10.92%) IT Support
5 367 (10.80%) IT Engineer
6 327 (9.63%) Analyst
7 258 (7.59%) Administrator
8 233 (6.86%) Windows Engineer
9 230 (6.77%) 3rd Line Support
10 216 (6.36%) IT Support Engineer
11 212 (6.24%) Systems Engineer
12 211 (6.21%) Consultant
13 191 (5.62%) 2nd Line Support
14 190 (5.59%) Support Analyst
14 190 (5.59%) Systems Administrator
15 169 (4.97%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
16 156 (4.59%) Infrastructure Support
17 152 (4.47%) Cloud Engineer
18 145 (4.27%) Server Engineer
19 144 (4.24%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 90 (2.65%) Web Services
2 57 (1.68%) .NET
3 27 (0.79%) Middleware
4 26 (0.77%) SAML
5 23 (0.68%) LAMP
6 21 (0.62%) XMPP
7 20 (0.59%) HTML
8 19 (0.56%) Node.js
8 19 (0.56%) XML
9 17 (0.50%) JSON
10 16 (0.47%) 802.1X
11 13 (0.38%) AngularJS
12 12 (0.35%) WAP
13 11 (0.32%) HTML5
13 11 (0.32%) LAPP Stack
14 10 (0.29%) CSS
14 10 (0.29%) RabbitMQ
15 9 (0.26%) ASP.NET
15 9 (0.26%) COM
15 9 (0.26%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 351 (10.33%) Data Centre
2 200 (5.89%) Clustering
3 146 (4.30%) Driving Licence
4 115 (3.39%) Replication
5 108 (3.18%) Management Information System
6 105 (3.09%) Public Cloud
7 101 (2.97%) Analytical Skills
8 75 (2.21%) PKI
9 57 (1.68%) Private Cloud
10 55 (1.62%) Hybrid Cloud
11 54 (1.59%) Blackberry
12 53 (1.56%) iPad
13 52 (1.53%) Computer Science
14 46 (1.35%) Enterprise Storage
15 39 (1.15%) HP Storage
16 30 (0.88%) Fat Client
16 30 (0.88%) Thin Client
17 29 (0.85%) Fintech
18 24 (0.71%) User Experience
18 24 (0.71%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 2772 (81.60%) Windows
2 1964 (57.82%) Windows Server
3 1176 (34.62%) Windows Server 2012
4 1018 (29.97%) Windows Server 2008
5 597 (17.57%) Linux
6 506 (14.90%) Windows 7
7 414 (12.19%) Windows 10
8 298 (8.77%) Windows Server 2003
9 259 (7.62%) Windows 8
10 157 (4.62%) Windows XP
11 88 (2.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 86 (2.53%) Unix
13 84 (2.47%) CentOS
14 65 (1.91%) Mac OS X
15 50 (1.47%) Ubuntu
16 42 (1.24%) Debian
16 42 (1.24%) Solaris
17 41 (1.21%) Mac OS
18 39 (1.15%) Windows 2000 Server
19 32 (0.94%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 772 (22.73%) ITIL
2 275 (8.10%) Disaster Recovery
3 224 (6.59%) Migration
4 202 (5.95%) DevOps
5 157 (4.62%) Mentoring
5 157 (4.62%) Presales
6 147 (4.33%) Project Management
7 145 (4.27%) Problem Management
8 139 (4.09%) Service Delivery
9 132 (3.89%) High Availability
10 122 (3.59%) Change Management
11 120 (3.53%) Time Management
12 119 (3.50%) Agile Software Development
13 103 (3.03%) Kalman Filter
14 100 (2.94%) Service Management
15 90 (2.65%) IT Strategy
16 89 (2.62%) Business Continuity
16 89 (2.62%) Root Cause Analysis
17 85 (2.50%) Server Virtualisation
18 83 (2.44%) Patch Management
Programming Languages
1 620 (18.25%) PowerShell
2 557 (16.40%) SQL
3 148 (4.36%) Python
4 110 (3.24%) Bash Shell
5 85 (2.50%) Perl
6 67 (1.97%) Java
7 51 (1.50%) VBScript
8 43 (1.27%) PHP
9 39 (1.15%) Ruby
10 32 (0.94%) C#
11 29 (0.85%) Shell Script
12 27 (0.79%) JavaScript
13 23 (0.68%) C
14 17 (0.50%) VB
15 13 (0.38%) C++
16 9 (0.26%) ES6
16 9 (0.26%) T-SQL
17 3 (0.088%) C-shell
17 3 (0.088%) Groovy
17 3 (0.088%) Korn
Qualifications
1 780 (22.96%) Microsoft Certification
2 623 (18.34%) MCSE
3 376 (11.07%) Cisco Certification
4 340 (10.01%) CCNA
5 318 (9.36%) MCSA
6 258 (7.59%) MCP
7 223 (6.56%) Degree
8 159 (4.68%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 144 (4.24%) CCNP
10 121 (3.56%) Security Cleared
11 114 (3.36%) MCITP
12 83 (2.44%) Citrix Certification
13 72 (2.12%) SC Cleared
14 60 (1.77%) CCA
15 52 (1.53%) DBS Check
16 49 (1.44%) DV Cleared
17 44 (1.30%) A+ Certification
18 37 (1.09%) ITIL Certification
19 29 (0.85%) Computer Science Degree
20 25 (0.74%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 218 (6.42%) SLA
2 109 (3.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 71 (2.09%) QA
4 50 (1.47%) PCI DSS
5 25 (0.74%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 23 (0.68%) Cyber Essentials
7 16 (0.47%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 12 (0.35%) BS25999
9 10 (0.29%) PMO
10 9 (0.26%) GDPR
11 8 (0.24%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
12 6 (0.18%) ISO 9001
12 6 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
13 2 (0.059%) Data Quality
13 2 (0.059%) SSAE 16
14 1 (0.029%) DICOM
14 1 (0.029%) HL7
14 1 (0.029%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 2128 (62.64%) Active Directory
2 1815 (53.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 306 (9.01%) XenApp
4 249 (7.33%) vSphere
5 234 (6.89%) VMware ESXi
6 183 (5.39%) XenDesktop
7 171 (5.03%) Virtual Machines
8 104 (3.06%) Terminal Services
9 101 (2.97%) Virtual Servers
10 99 (2.91%) XenServer
11 77 (2.27%) VirtualBox
12 74 (2.18%) Docker
12 74 (2.18%) KVM
13 65 (1.91%) VMware Workstation
14 55 (1.62%) Microsoft App-V
15 54 (1.59%) Xen
16 48 (1.41%) vCloud
17 28 (0.82%) Virtual Desktop
18 25 (0.74%) Microsoft Virtual Server
18 25 (0.74%) NFS
Systems Management
1 480 (14.13%) SCCM
2 274 (8.07%) SCOM
3 221 (6.51%) Backup Exec
4 201 (5.92%) Puppet
5 174 (5.12%) Opscode Chef
6 132 (3.89%) WSUS
7 122 (3.59%) Ansible
8 76 (2.24%) SCVMM
9 73 (2.15%) Microsoft Clustering
10 62 (1.83%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
11 59 (1.74%) Failover Clustering
12 55 (1.62%) ZABBIX
13 51 (1.50%) Norton AntiVirus
14 49 (1.44%) vCenter Server
15 30 (0.88%) Nagios
15 30 (0.88%) Salt
16 22 (0.65%) Microsoft Intune
16 22 (0.65%) SCDPM
16 22 (0.65%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
16 22 (0.65%) Terraform
Vendors
1 2452 (72.18%) VMware
2 2035 (59.91%) Microsoft
3 1067 (31.41%) Cisco
4 779 (22.93%) Citrix
5 475 (13.98%) HP
6 298 (8.77%) Dell
7 297 (8.74%) NetApp
8 251 (7.39%) Veeam
9 169 (4.97%) EMC
10 126 (3.71%) Symantec
11 114 (3.36%) Juniper
12 104 (3.06%) Red Hat
13 103 (3.03%) Apple
14 100 (2.94%) SonicWALL
15 97 (2.86%) Google
16 92 (2.71%) Oracle
17 85 (2.50%) IBM
18 81 (2.38%) CheckPoint
18 81 (2.38%) McAfee
19 68 (2.00%) EqualLogic