Period
to 15 April 2021

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 15 April 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Hyper-V
UK
6 months to
15 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 202 178 171
Rank change year-on-year -24 -7 +15
Permanent jobs citing Hyper-V 1,361 2,165 3,108
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 1.63% 1.93% 2.09%
As % of the System Software category 8.75% 11.23% 12.94%
Number of salaries quoted 1,204 1,806 2,639
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £26,250
25th Percentile £32,500 £31,500 £32,188
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
75th Percentile £56,313 £53,750 £57,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £68,750 £68,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 15,561 19,272 24,026
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 18.60% 17.14% 16.14%
Number of salaries quoted 12,650 15,874 19,691
10th Percentile £30,000 £26,250 £26,000
25th Percentile £38,750 £35,000 £33,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +10.00% - +11.11%
75th Percentile £75,000 £70,000 £68,750
90th Percentile £90,000 £86,250 £83,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%

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 15 April 2021.

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 15 April 2021. 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 -30 1,208 £42,500 - 286
UK excluding London -9 1,013 £40,000 - 255
South East -8 257 £45,000 +16.88% 57
London -94 245 £55,000 +10.00% 43
Work from Home -26 243 £50,000 -20.00% 45
North of England +27 227 £37,500 -6.25% 83
Midlands -29 215 £40,000 - 54
South West +6 167 £42,500 +13.33% 24
West Midlands -19 138 £40,000 +11.11% 33
Yorkshire 0 102 £32,500 -18.75% 22
North West +8 88 £42,500 +6.25% 51
East Midlands -3 78 £40,000 -5.88% 21
East of England -31 75 £50,000 +25.00% 25
Scotland -7 44 £42,000 +28.24% 4
North East +37 37 £35,000 +16.67% 10
Wales +31 26 £36,250 -3.33% 7
Channel Islands - 3 - -

For the 6 months to 15 April 2021, 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 1,088 (79.94%) VMware
2 1,023 (75.17%) Windows
3 877 (64.44%) VMware Infrastructure
4 873 (64.14%) Active Directory
5 867 (63.70%) Microsoft
6 821 (60.32%) Azure
7 785 (57.68%) Microsoft 365
8 734 (53.93%) Windows Server
9 486 (35.71%) Firewall
10 439 (32.26%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 390 (28.66%) DNS
12 386 (28.36%) PowerShell
13 330 (24.25%) Cisco
14 312 (22.92%) Linux
15 297 (21.82%) DHCP
16 285 (20.94%) Citrix
17 281 (20.65%) AWS
18 250 (18.37%) SAN
19 234 (17.19%) MS Exchange
20 224 (16.46%) SCCM
21 221 (16.24%) ITIL
22 217 (15.94%) Windows Server 2012
23 212 (15.58%) SQL
24 211 (15.50%) Veeam
25 203 (14.92%) Microsoft Certification
26 199 (14.62%) TCP/IP
27 198 (14.55%) Windows 10
28 195 (14.33%) SQL Server
29 186 (13.67%) Windows Server 2016
30 177 (13.01%) 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
1 234 (17.19%) MS Exchange
2 176 (12.93%) SharePoint
3 73 (5.36%) Exchange Server 2013
4 68 (5.00%) IIS
5 52 (3.82%) Exchange Server 2010
6 36 (2.65%) Skype for Business
7 25 (1.84%) Exchange Server 2007
8 23 (1.69%) Apache
9 11 (0.81%) Exchange Server 2003
10 9 (0.66%) BizTalk Server
11 8 (0.59%) Confluence
12 7 (0.51%) SharePoint 2013
13 4 (0.29%) SharePoint Server
14 3 (0.22%) OpenStack
14 3 (0.22%) SharePoint 2010
15 1 (0.073%) CMS
15 1 (0.073%) Elasticsearch
15 1 (0.073%) Tomcat
15 1 (0.073%) WordPress
Applications
1 134 (9.85%) Microsoft Office
2 51 (3.75%) Microsoft Project
3 10 (0.73%) Microsoft Excel
4 5 (0.37%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.29%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 9 (0.66%) Workfront
2 5 (0.37%) SAP Business One
3 4 (0.29%) Sage 200
4 2 (0.15%) Line 50
4 2 (0.15%) NetSuite
4 2 (0.15%) Oracle EBS R12
4 2 (0.15%) Relativity
5 1 (0.073%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.073%) Dynamics GP
5 1 (0.073%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.073%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.073%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 821 (60.32%) Azure
2 785 (57.68%) Microsoft 365
3 281 (20.65%) AWS
4 142 (10.43%) Azure Active Directory
5 126 (9.26%) IaaS
6 118 (8.67%) PaaS
7 96 (7.05%) SaaS
8 50 (3.67%) Mimecast
9 44 (3.23%) OneDrive
10 40 (2.94%) GCP
11 21 (1.54%) Cloud Computing
12 20 (1.47%) Serverless
13 19 (1.40%) Dynamics 365
14 16 (1.18%) Power Platform
15 13 (0.96%) GitHub
16 12 (0.88%) Azure ExpressRoute
17 8 (0.59%) Google Workspace
18 6 (0.44%) AWS CloudFormation
18 6 (0.44%) Virtual Private Cloud
19 5 (0.37%) Datadog
Communications & Networking
1 486 (35.71%) Firewall
2 390 (28.66%) DNS
3 297 (21.82%) DHCP
4 250 (18.37%) SAN
5 199 (14.62%) TCP/IP
6 165 (12.12%) VPN
7 153 (11.24%) WAN
8 129 (9.48%) LAN
9 128 (9.40%) VLAN
10 96 (7.05%) VoIP
11 88 (6.47%) Remote Desktop
12 80 (5.88%) Wireless
13 69 (5.07%) NAS
14 58 (4.26%) Skype
15 55 (4.04%) Wi-Fi
16 49 (3.60%) Network Security
17 48 (3.53%) Cisco ASA
18 39 (2.87%) SSL
19 35 (2.57%) Unified Communications
20 30 (2.20%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 195 (14.33%) SQL Server
2 34 (2.50%) Amazon RDS
3 15 (1.10%) Azure SQL Database
4 13 (0.96%) Power BI
5 12 (0.88%) Relational Database
6 8 (0.59%) MySQL
6 8 (0.59%) Oracle Database
6 8 (0.59%) SQL Server 2012
7 7 (0.51%) Data Warehouse
7 7 (0.51%) PostgreSQL
7 7 (0.51%) SQL Server 2008
7 7 (0.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 6 (0.44%) CouchDB
9 5 (0.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 4 (0.29%) Oracle Database 10g
10 4 (0.29%) SQL Server 2014
10 4 (0.29%) UniData
11 2 (0.15%) Oracle Database 11g
11 2 (0.15%) Oracle Reports
11 2 (0.15%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 41 (3.01%) Octopus Deploy
2 26 (1.91%) Jenkins
3 14 (1.03%) Maven
4 13 (0.96%) Git (software)
4 13 (0.96%) JIRA
5 8 (0.59%) Visual Studio
6 6 (0.44%) Ant
6 6 (0.44%) GitLab
6 6 (0.44%) Gradle
6 6 (0.44%) Selenium
7 5 (0.37%) CircleCI
8 4 (0.29%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 4 (0.29%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 4 (0.29%) Toad
9 3 (0.22%) Bitbucket
9 3 (0.22%) Subversion
9 3 (0.22%) Team Foundation Server
10 2 (0.15%) MSI
10 2 (0.15%) Visual Studio Team System
11 1 (0.073%) Valgrind
General
1 102 (7.49%) Finance
2 54 (3.97%) Public Sector
3 47 (3.45%) Telecoms
4 27 (1.98%) Legal
5 20 (1.47%) Manufacturing
5 20 (1.47%) Retail
6 19 (1.40%) Law
7 17 (1.25%) Banking
7 17 (1.25%) Marketing
8 13 (0.96%) Digital Economy
9 11 (0.81%) Local Government
10 7 (0.51%) Advertising
10 7 (0.51%) Games
11 6 (0.44%) Financial Institution
12 5 (0.37%) Electronics
12 5 (0.37%) Mandarin Language
13 4 (0.29%) Billing
14 3 (0.22%) Back Office
15 2 (0.15%) Military
15 2 (0.15%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 345 (25.35%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 176 (12.93%) IT Engineer
2 176 (12.93%) Support Engineer
3 135 (9.92%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 104 (7.64%) Consultant
5 90 (6.61%) IT Support
6 86 (6.32%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 84 (6.17%) Administrator
8 80 (5.88%) Systems Administrator
9 78 (5.73%) Analyst
10 75 (5.51%) 3rd Line Support
11 65 (4.78%) DevOps Engineer
11 65 (4.78%) IT Support Engineer
12 59 (4.34%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
13 58 (4.26%) Server Engineer
14 54 (3.97%) IT Manager
15 51 (3.75%) Systems Engineer
16 49 (3.60%) Network Engineer
17 48 (3.53%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
18 46 (3.38%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (2.72%) Web Services
2 12 (0.88%) RESTful
3 9 (0.66%) .NET
3 9 (0.66%) REST
3 9 (0.66%) YAML
4 8 (0.59%) JSON
4 8 (0.59%) RAML
4 8 (0.59%) Spring
4 8 (0.59%) Swagger
5 6 (0.44%) Middleware
5 6 (0.44%) pytest
5 6 (0.44%) WebRTC
6 5 (0.37%) Node.js
7 4 (0.29%) Java EE
7 4 (0.29%) POSIX
8 3 (0.22%) HTML
8 3 (0.22%) Ruby on Rails
9 2 (0.15%) Elastic Stack
9 2 (0.15%) OAuth
9 2 (0.15%) Oracle GoldenGate
Miscellaneous
1 177 (13.01%) Data Centre
2 91 (6.69%) Clustering
3 89 (6.54%) Public Cloud
4 54 (3.97%) Analytical Skills
5 51 (3.75%) Self-Motivation
6 48 (3.53%) Replication
7 40 (2.94%) Management Information System
7 40 (2.94%) Private Cloud
8 34 (2.50%) Driving Licence
9 30 (2.20%) Hybrid Cloud
10 22 (1.62%) EMC VNX
11 21 (1.54%) BYOD
12 20 (1.47%) Linux Command Line
13 19 (1.40%) Greenfield Project
14 16 (1.18%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
14 16 (1.18%) Enterprise Storage
15 15 (1.10%) Fat Client
15 15 (1.10%) Thin Client
16 14 (1.03%) LIMS
17 11 (0.81%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 1,023 (75.17%) Windows
2 734 (53.93%) Windows Server
3 312 (22.92%) Linux
4 217 (15.94%) Windows Server 2012
5 198 (14.55%) Windows 10
6 186 (13.67%) Windows Server 2016
7 165 (12.12%) Windows Server 2019
8 125 (9.18%) Windows Server 2008
9 69 (5.07%) Windows 7
10 36 (2.65%) Ubuntu
11 32 (2.35%) CentOS
12 24 (1.76%) Mac OS
12 24 (1.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 24 (1.76%) Unix
13 22 (1.62%) Oracle Linux
14 21 (1.54%) Android
15 18 (1.32%) VMS
15 18 (1.32%) Windows 8
16 13 (0.96%) Mac OS X
16 13 (0.96%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 439 (32.26%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 221 (16.24%) ITIL
3 161 (11.83%) Migration
4 159 (11.68%) Problem-Solving
5 147 (10.80%) DevOps
6 110 (8.08%) Disaster Recovery
7 109 (8.01%) Project Management
8 91 (6.69%) Presales
9 73 (5.36%) Project Delivery
10 71 (5.22%) High Availability
11 57 (4.19%) Mentoring
12 53 (3.89%) Service Management
13 51 (3.75%) Server Management
14 48 (3.53%) Agile Software Development
14 48 (3.53%) Continuous Improvement
15 47 (3.45%) Time Management
16 46 (3.38%) Change Management
16 46 (3.38%) Project Planning
17 44 (3.23%) Configuration Management
18 42 (3.09%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 386 (28.36%) PowerShell
2 212 (15.58%) SQL
3 68 (5.00%) Python
4 66 (4.85%) Bash Shell
5 23 (1.69%) Ruby
6 18 (1.32%) Java
7 17 (1.25%) Perl
8 14 (1.03%) VB
9 13 (0.96%) JavaScript
10 11 (0.81%) Shell Script
11 8 (0.59%) VB.NET
11 8 (0.59%) VBScript
12 7 (0.51%) C
12 7 (0.51%) R
13 5 (0.37%) Go
13 5 (0.37%) T-SQL
14 4 (0.29%) PL/SQL
14 4 (0.29%) VBA
15 3 (0.22%) C#
15 3 (0.22%) PHP
Qualifications
1 203 (14.92%) Microsoft Certification
2 124 (9.11%) MCSE
3 108 (7.94%) Cisco Certification
4 92 (6.76%) CCNA
5 85 (6.25%) MCSA
6 69 (5.07%) Degree
6 69 (5.07%) Security Cleared
7 57 (4.19%) MCITP
8 55 (4.04%) SC Cleared
9 54 (3.97%) MCP
10 53 (3.89%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 39 (2.87%) CCNP
12 27 (1.98%) BPSS Clearance
13 21 (1.54%) Citrix Certification
14 20 (1.47%) MCTS
15 17 (1.25%) ITIL Certification
16 16 (1.18%) DV Cleared
17 15 (1.10%) Computer Science Degree
18 12 (0.88%) VCP6
19 11 (0.81%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 88 (6.47%) SLA
2 32 (2.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 30 (2.20%) GDPR
4 17 (1.25%) QA
5 11 (0.81%) PMO
6 7 (0.51%) Cyber Essentials
7 6 (0.44%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
8 3 (0.22%) PCI DSS
9 2 (0.15%) ISO 9001
9 2 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 2 (0.15%) NIST
System Software
1 877 (64.44%) VMware Infrastructure
2 873 (64.14%) Active Directory
3 104 (7.64%) XenApp
4 95 (6.98%) vSphere
5 86 (6.32%) VMware ESXi
6 81 (5.95%) Docker
7 77 (5.66%) XenDesktop
8 51 (3.75%) Xen
9 46 (3.38%) Virtual Servers
10 44 (3.23%) Virtual Machines
11 40 (2.94%) Virtual Desktop
12 36 (2.65%) KVM
13 24 (1.76%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 22 (1.62%) Citrix Hypervisor
15 21 (1.54%) NFS
16 17 (1.25%) Terminal Services
17 13 (0.96%) BitLocker
17 13 (0.96%) RHEV
18 11 (0.81%) pfSense
18 11 (0.81%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 224 (16.46%) SCCM
2 134 (9.85%) Microsoft Intune
3 117 (8.60%) Ansible
4 78 (5.73%) SCOM
5 75 (5.51%) Terraform
6 51 (3.75%) SCVMM
7 50 (3.67%) WSUS
8 41 (3.01%) Opscode Chef
9 40 (2.94%) Puppet
10 37 (2.72%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
11 32 (2.35%) Failover Clustering
11 32 (2.35%) Kubernetes
12 31 (2.28%) Backup Exec
13 29 (2.13%) Nagios
14 24 (1.76%) Salt
15 18 (1.32%) BladeLogic
16 17 (1.25%) FortiGate
16 17 (1.25%) Microsoft Clustering
17 12 (0.88%) NetBackup
18 11 (0.81%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 1,088 (79.94%) VMware
2 867 (63.70%) Microsoft
3 330 (24.25%) Cisco
4 285 (20.94%) Citrix
5 211 (15.50%) Veeam
6 120 (8.82%) HP
7 107 (7.86%) Dell
8 80 (5.88%) Sophos
9 70 (5.14%) Red Hat
10 67 (4.92%) Oracle
11 66 (4.85%) EMC
12 65 (4.78%) SonicWALL
13 64 (4.70%) NetApp
14 56 (4.11%) Meraki
15 40 (2.94%) Apple
16 39 (2.87%) Google
17 36 (2.65%) Avaya
17 36 (2.65%) Juniper
18 33 (2.42%) SolarWinds
18 33 (2.42%) Symantec