Period
to 23 January 2022

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 January 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Hyper-V
UK
6 months to
23 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 292 198 185
Rank change year-on-year -94 -13 +15
Permanent jobs citing Hyper-V 1,529 1,083 2,424
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 1.19% 1.71% 1.93%
As % of the System Software category 6.69% 9.34% 11.28%
Number of salaries quoted 1,254 947 2,094
10th Percentile £26,325 £26,250 £26,465
25th Percentile £31,500 £31,250 £31,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median % change year-on-year - +6.25% -5.88%
75th Percentile £52,500 £55,250 £53,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £66,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year -6.25% +6.67% -6.25%

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 22,846 11,601 21,482
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 17.84% 18.33% 17.07%
Number of salaries quoted 15,336 9,798 17,754
10th Percentile £28,000 £29,750 £25,500
25th Percentile £38,500 £38,750 £32,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year - +10.00% -
75th Percentile £78,750 £72,500 £70,000
90th Percentile £95,000 £87,500 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +11.76% -

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 23 January 2022.

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 January 2022. 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
Jobs
England -99 1,305 £42,500 - 383
UK excluding London -70 1,101 £37,500 -6.25% 330
North of England -36 328 £37,750 +7.86% 98
Work from Home -123 306 £45,000 -10.00% 72
London -123 291 £52,500 - 84
South East -115 208 £40,000 -11.11% 69
Midlands -74 183 £42,500 +13.33% 61
South West -13 172 £35,000 -7.89% 32
Yorkshire -26 150 £42,000 +34.40% 36
North West -45 148 £35,250 -17.06% 57
East of England -40 114 £40,000 - 39
West Midlands -70 112 £42,500 +6.25% 34
East Midlands -57 69 £39,000 +6.85% 27
Scotland -31 63 £37,500 -10.71% 17
North East -18 30 £34,500 +4.55% 5
Northern Ireland -17 16 £36,500 -25.13% 6
Wales -57 16 £45,000 +12.50% 8
Channel Islands - 4 £38,000 -

For the 6 months to 23 January 2022, 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 1,098 (71.81%) Windows
2 1,067 (69.78%) VMware
3 1,041 (68.08%) Microsoft
4 916 (59.91%) Active Directory
5 899 (58.80%) Microsoft 365
6 872 (57.03%) Azure
7 827 (54.09%) VMware Infrastructure
8 779 (50.95%) Windows Server
9 508 (33.22%) Firewall
10 432 (28.25%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 396 (25.90%) Social Skills
11 396 (25.90%) DNS
12 341 (22.30%) DHCP
13 333 (21.78%) WAN
13 333 (21.78%) Linux
14 323 (21.12%) PowerShell
15 313 (20.47%) ITIL
16 303 (19.82%) Cisco
16 303 (19.82%) Windows Server 2012
17 290 (18.97%) LAN
18 289 (18.90%) SQL
19 288 (18.84%) Problem-Solving
20 250 (16.35%) Windows 10
21 249 (16.29%) Data Centre
22 248 (16.22%) Citrix
23 245 (16.02%) MS Exchange
24 238 (15.57%) SharePoint
25 234 (15.30%) AWS
26 232 (15.17%) TCP/IP
27 230 (15.04%) Microsoft Certification

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
1 245 (16.02%) MS Exchange
2 238 (15.57%) SharePoint
3 99 (6.47%) IIS
4 57 (3.73%) Exchange Server 2010
5 36 (2.35%) Exchange Server 2013
6 26 (1.70%) OpenStack
7 24 (1.57%) Skype for Business
8 18 (1.18%) Apache
9 8 (0.52%) Exchange Server 2003
10 7 (0.46%) Exchange Server 2007
11 6 (0.39%) CMS
11 6 (0.39%) Drupal
11 6 (0.39%) Ethereum
11 6 (0.39%) SAS
11 6 (0.39%) WordPress
12 5 (0.33%) SharePoint 2013
13 4 (0.26%) Confluence
13 4 (0.26%) Elasticsearch
14 3 (0.20%) SharePoint Server
15 2 (0.13%) Tomcat
Applications
1 173 (11.31%) Microsoft Office
2 18 (1.18%) MS Visio
3 12 (0.78%) Microsoft Project
4 6 (0.39%) Microsoft Excel
5 4 (0.26%) Photoshop
6 2 (0.13%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 1 (0.065%) 1Password
7 1 (0.065%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 10 (0.65%) Dynamics CRM
1 10 (0.65%) Workfront
2 9 (0.59%) NetSuite
2 9 (0.59%) Sentinel
3 3 (0.20%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (0.13%) Magento
4 2 (0.13%) Shopify
4 2 (0.13%) Unica
5 1 (0.065%) Dynamics GP
5 1 (0.065%) Sage 200
5 1 (0.065%) SAP Business One
5 1 (0.065%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 899 (58.80%) Microsoft 365
2 872 (57.03%) Azure
3 234 (15.30%) AWS
4 167 (10.92%) Azure Active Directory
5 111 (7.26%) SaaS
6 96 (6.28%) IaaS
7 71 (4.64%) PaaS
8 66 (4.32%) OneDrive
9 55 (3.60%) GCP
10 39 (2.55%) Power Platform
11 29 (1.90%) Mimecast
12 24 (1.57%) Amazon EC2
13 23 (1.50%) AWS CloudFormation
13 23 (1.50%) Serverless
14 22 (1.44%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 22 (1.44%) Nutanix
15 17 (1.11%) Google Workspace
16 15 (0.98%) Cloud Computing
17 13 (0.85%) Azure Storage
18 12 (0.78%) Azure Sentinel
Communications & Networking
1 508 (33.22%) Firewall
2 396 (25.90%) DNS
3 341 (22.30%) DHCP
4 333 (21.78%) WAN
5 290 (18.97%) LAN
6 232 (15.17%) TCP/IP
7 226 (14.78%) SAN
8 216 (14.13%) VPN
9 134 (8.76%) VLAN
10 106 (6.93%) VoIP
11 85 (5.56%) Remote Desktop
12 72 (4.71%) Network Security
12 72 (4.71%) Wi-Fi
13 71 (4.64%) Wireless
14 70 (4.58%) NAS
15 49 (3.20%) BGP
16 46 (3.01%) MPLS
17 44 (2.88%) Skype
18 34 (2.22%) iSCSI
19 27 (1.77%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 216 (14.13%) SQL Server
2 67 (4.38%) MySQL
3 53 (3.47%) Amazon RDS
4 31 (2.03%) Power BI
5 28 (1.83%) PostgreSQL
6 27 (1.77%) InfluxDB
6 27 (1.77%) MariaDB
7 14 (0.92%) Azure SQL Database
8 12 (0.78%) Blockchain
8 12 (0.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 10 (0.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 8 (0.52%) SQL Server 2008
10 8 (0.52%) SQL Server 2016
11 6 (0.39%) Oracle Database
12 5 (0.33%) BusinessObjects
12 5 (0.33%) SQL Server 2019
13 3 (0.20%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
13 3 (0.20%) SQL Server 2014
14 2 (0.13%) Big Data
14 2 (0.13%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 37 (2.42%) Git (software)
2 18 (1.18%) JIRA
3 13 (0.85%) Maven
4 11 (0.72%) Ant
4 11 (0.72%) Gradle
5 10 (0.65%) Jenkins
5 10 (0.65%) Selenium
6 6 (0.39%) Subversion
7 4 (0.26%) Bitbucket
7 4 (0.26%) Postman
7 4 (0.26%) Visual Studio
7 4 (0.26%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 3 (0.20%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 2 (0.13%) Cypress.io
9 2 (0.13%) eggPlant
9 2 (0.13%) Octopus Deploy
9 2 (0.13%) Robot Framework
9 2 (0.13%) SoapUI
9 2 (0.13%) TeamCity
9 2 (0.13%) Zephyr
General
1 396 (25.90%) Social Skills
2 159 (10.40%) Finance
3 102 (6.67%) Organisational Skills
4 94 (6.15%) Analytical Skills
5 57 (3.73%) Presentation Skills
6 56 (3.66%) Manufacturing
7 51 (3.34%) Telecoms
8 49 (3.20%) Public Sector
9 29 (1.90%) Back Office
9 29 (1.90%) Legal
10 21 (1.37%) Local Government
10 21 (1.37%) Retail
11 18 (1.18%) Banking
12 14 (0.92%) Law
13 13 (0.85%) Documentation Skills
14 10 (0.65%) Marketing
15 9 (0.59%) Advertising
15 9 (0.59%) Inclusion and Diversity
16 5 (0.33%) Pharmaceutical
17 4 (0.26%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 372 (24.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 224 (14.65%) Support Engineer
3 218 (14.26%) IT Engineer
4 132 (8.63%) IT Support
5 128 (8.37%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 128 (8.37%) Architect
6 125 (8.18%) Analyst
7 102 (6.67%) 3rd Line Support
8 100 (6.54%) Systems Engineer
9 85 (5.56%) IT Support Engineer
10 81 (5.30%) Solutions Architect
11 76 (4.97%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
12 74 (4.84%) 2nd Line Engineer
13 73 (4.77%) 2nd Line Support
13 73 (4.77%) Consultant
14 68 (4.45%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
15 65 (4.25%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
16 52 (3.40%) Cloud Engineer
17 48 (3.14%) Support Analyst
18 47 (3.07%) Data Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (1.90%) JSON
2 20 (1.31%) Web Services
3 16 (1.05%) .NET
4 15 (0.98%) LDAP
5 12 (0.78%) Regular Expression
6 10 (0.65%) LAMP
7 9 (0.59%) REST
8 7 (0.46%) Elastic Stack
8 7 (0.46%) SOAP
8 7 (0.46%) XML
9 5 (0.33%) HTML
9 5 (0.33%) Spring
10 4 (0.26%) ARM Templates
10 4 (0.26%) ServiceStack
11 3 (0.20%) CSS
11 3 (0.20%) OAuth
11 3 (0.20%) OpenID
11 3 (0.20%) XSLT
12 2 (0.13%) COM
12 2 (0.13%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 249 (16.29%) Data Centre
2 75 (4.91%) Public Cloud
3 73 (4.77%) Driving Licence
4 63 (4.12%) Replication
5 60 (3.92%) Management Information System
6 52 (3.40%) Clustering
7 47 (3.07%) PKI
8 43 (2.81%) Self-Motivation
9 39 (2.55%) User Experience
10 35 (2.29%) NHS
11 22 (1.44%) Enterprise Cloud
11 22 (1.44%) Enterprise Storage
12 21 (1.37%) Private Cloud
13 16 (1.05%) Enterprise Software
13 16 (1.05%) Video Conferencing
14 15 (0.98%) Cyber Defence
15 14 (0.92%) Cyberthreat
16 12 (0.78%) Data Protection Act
16 12 (0.78%) Hybrid Cloud
16 12 (0.78%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1,098 (71.81%) Windows
2 779 (50.95%) Windows Server
3 333 (21.78%) Linux
4 303 (19.82%) Windows Server 2012
5 250 (16.35%) Windows 10
6 228 (14.91%) Windows Server 2016
7 179 (11.71%) Windows Server 2019
8 148 (9.68%) Windows Server 2008
9 63 (4.12%) Mac OS X
9 63 (4.12%) Windows 7
10 51 (3.34%) Windows Server 2003
11 40 (2.62%) Windows 8
12 37 (2.42%) CentOS
13 30 (1.96%) Apple iOS
14 28 (1.83%) Unix
15 21 (1.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 20 (1.31%) Android
16 20 (1.31%) Ubuntu
17 19 (1.24%) Windows XP
18 14 (0.92%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 432 (28.25%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 313 (20.47%) ITIL
3 288 (18.84%) Problem-Solving
4 156 (10.20%) Project Management
5 148 (9.68%) Cybersecurity
6 143 (9.35%) Migration
7 141 (9.22%) Disaster Recovery
8 131 (8.57%) Agile Software Development
9 109 (7.13%) Presales
9 109 (7.13%) Service Delivery
10 98 (6.41%) DevOps
11 97 (6.34%) Time Management
12 93 (6.08%) Mentoring
13 84 (5.49%) Computer Science
14 75 (4.91%) Business Continuity
15 70 (4.58%) Change Management
16 68 (4.45%) Information Security
17 67 (4.38%) High Availability
18 66 (4.32%) Server Management
19 64 (4.19%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 323 (21.12%) PowerShell
2 289 (18.90%) SQL
3 85 (5.56%) Python
4 55 (3.60%) Bash
5 37 (2.42%) Java
6 29 (1.90%) C#
7 27 (1.77%) T-SQL
8 21 (1.37%) PHP
9 11 (0.72%) JavaScript
9 11 (0.72%) Scala
10 10 (0.65%) VB.NET
11 9 (0.59%) C
12 8 (0.52%) Perl
13 7 (0.46%) Haskell
14 6 (0.39%) Rust
14 6 (0.39%) VBScript
15 5 (0.33%) C++
15 5 (0.33%) Kotlin
16 4 (0.26%) R
16 4 (0.26%) VB
Qualifications
1 230 (15.04%) Microsoft Certification
2 167 (10.92%) MCSE
3 137 (8.96%) Degree
4 130 (8.50%) Security Cleared
5 102 (6.67%) SC Cleared
6 83 (5.43%) MCP
7 80 (5.23%) MCSA
8 73 (4.77%) DV Cleared
9 63 (4.12%) Cisco Certification
10 55 (3.60%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 51 (3.34%) CCNA
12 44 (2.88%) Computer Science Degree
13 36 (2.35%) MCITP
14 29 (1.90%) ITIL Certification
15 27 (1.77%) DBS Check
16 12 (0.78%) Citrix Certification
16 12 (0.78%) ISEB
16 12 (0.78%) ISTQB
16 12 (0.78%) MCTS
17 11 (0.72%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 127 (8.31%) SLA
2 69 (4.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 25 (1.64%) Cyber Essentials
3 25 (1.64%) GDPR
4 14 (0.92%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 12 (0.78%) NCSC
5 12 (0.78%) PCI DSS
6 10 (0.65%) ISO 9001
7 8 (0.52%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
7 8 (0.52%) QA
8 7 (0.46%) NIST
9 6 (0.39%) COBIT
9 6 (0.39%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 5 (0.33%) HL7
10 5 (0.33%) PMO
11 4 (0.26%) HIPAA
12 3 (0.20%) SOC 2
13 2 (0.13%) Accessibility
System Software
1 916 (59.91%) Active Directory
2 827 (54.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 100 (6.54%) vSphere
3 100 (6.54%) XenApp
4 85 (5.56%) VMware ESXi
5 75 (4.91%) Virtual Machines
6 50 (3.27%) XenDesktop
7 46 (3.01%) Virtual Servers
8 41 (2.68%) Docker
9 33 (2.16%) Virtual Desktop
10 27 (1.77%) Citrix Hypervisor
11 24 (1.57%) Terminal Services
12 23 (1.50%) Microsoft App-V
12 23 (1.50%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 22 (1.44%) KVM
14 21 (1.37%) NFS
15 14 (0.92%) VirtualBox
16 12 (0.78%) Firmware
17 9 (0.59%) BitLocker
18 8 (0.52%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 229 (14.98%) SCCM
2 125 (8.18%) Terraform
3 122 (7.98%) Microsoft Intune
4 86 (5.62%) WSUS
5 71 (4.64%) SCOM
6 57 (3.73%) Ansible
7 53 (3.47%) Kubernetes
8 47 (3.07%) Grafana
9 46 (3.01%) Active Directory Federation Services
10 45 (2.94%) SCVMM
11 40 (2.62%) Backup Exec
12 32 (2.09%) Icinga
12 32 (2.09%) Opscode Chef
13 31 (2.03%) Puppet
14 30 (1.96%) NetBackup
15 24 (1.57%) Nagios
15 24 (1.57%) Prometheus
16 21 (1.37%) FortiGate
16 21 (1.37%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
17 20 (1.31%) Failover Clustering
Vendors
1 1,067 (69.78%) VMware
2 1,041 (68.08%) Microsoft
3 303 (19.82%) Cisco
4 248 (16.22%) Citrix
5 206 (13.47%) Veeam
6 131 (8.57%) HP
7 109 (7.13%) Dell
8 72 (4.71%) Apple
9 59 (3.86%) Google
10 58 (3.79%) Juniper
11 54 (3.53%) Red Hat
11 54 (3.53%) ServiceNow
12 51 (3.34%) Meraki
13 50 (3.27%) Fortinet
13 50 (3.27%) Sophos
14 49 (3.20%) Adobe
15 45 (2.94%) SonicWALL
16 42 (2.75%) NetApp
17 41 (2.68%) Avaya
18 37 (2.42%) WatchGuard