Period
to 15 July 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 15 July 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Hyper-V
UK
6 months to
15 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 177 158 183
Rank change year-on-year -19 +25 +4
Permanent jobs citing Hyper-V 1,441 3,326 3,323
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 1.92% 2.28% 1.89%
As % of the System Software category 10.85% 13.44% 13.13%
Number of salaries quoted 1,234 3,028 2,803
Median annual salary £45,000 £42,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% -1.18% +6.25%
10th Percentile £26,750 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £69,125 £65,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year - +3.90% +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 13,279 24,751 25,316
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 17.73% 16.96% 14.38%
Number of salaries quoted 10,870 20,318 20,468
Median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +10.47%
10th Percentile £28,250 £25,750 £25,000
90th Percentile £87,500 £85,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% +12.00%

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 July 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 15 July 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 -20 1,350 £45,000 +5.88% 106
UK excluding London -22 979 £40,000 - 97
London -10 424 £52,500 +5.00% 17
South East -8 313 £45,000 +12.50% 31
Midlands -6 220 £42,500 +6.25% 8
North of England -4 181 £40,000 +11.11% 27
West Midlands +26 176 £42,500 - 6
East of England +8 123 £40,000 +5.96% 9
South West -51 88 £40,000 - 14
Work from Home +6 86 £57,500 -4.17% 7
North West +2 82 £52,500 +40.00% 16
Yorkshire +16 80 £39,000 +14.71% 11
East Midlands -38 43 £42,500 +13.33% 2
Scotland +66 31 £32,500 -7.14% 3
Wales +20 21 £37,500 +10.29% 7
North East +18 19 £29,500 -25.32%
Northern Ireland +26 8 £45,000 +24.14%

For the 6 months to 15 July 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 1,148 (79.67%) Windows
2 1,033 (71.69%) VMware
3 938 (65.09%) Microsoft
4 843 (58.50%) Active Directory
5 832 (57.74%) Windows Server
6 827 (57.39%) VMware Infrastructure
7 775 (53.78%) Azure
8 732 (50.80%) Office 365
9 449 (31.16%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 417 (28.94%) Firewall
11 371 (25.75%) PowerShell
12 359 (24.91%) DNS
13 355 (24.64%) Cisco
14 318 (22.07%) DHCP
15 301 (20.89%) Windows Server 2012
16 297 (20.61%) Citrix
17 295 (20.47%) Windows Server 2016
18 274 (19.01%) SQL
18 274 (19.01%) AWS
19 267 (18.53%) SCCM
20 266 (18.46%) MS Exchange
21 263 (18.25%) Linux
22 261 (18.11%) ITIL
23 253 (17.56%) Data Centre
24 247 (17.14%) SQL Server
25 232 (16.10%) Microsoft Certification
26 223 (15.48%) Windows 10
27 207 (14.37%) Windows Server 2008
28 202 (14.02%) VPN
29 200 (13.88%) WAN

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
1 266 (18.46%) MS Exchange
2 176 (12.21%) SharePoint
3 154 (10.69%) Exchange Server 2013
4 107 (7.43%) Skype for Business
5 106 (7.36%) Exchange Server 2010
6 101 (7.01%) IIS
7 23 (1.60%) Apache
8 22 (1.53%) Elasticsearch
9 16 (1.11%) Tomcat
10 15 (1.04%) OpenStack
11 12 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2007
12 9 (0.62%) SharePoint 2010
13 6 (0.42%) SharePoint Server
14 4 (0.28%) JBoss
15 3 (0.21%) Exchange Server 2003
15 3 (0.21%) WebSphere
16 2 (0.14%) Confluence
17 1 (0.069%) Joomla!
17 1 (0.069%) Oracle SOA Suite
17 1 (0.069%) WordPress
Applications
1 130 (9.02%) Microsoft Office
2 12 (0.83%) Microsoft Project
2 12 (0.83%) MS Visio
3 11 (0.76%) Microsoft Excel
3 11 (0.76%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 7 (0.49%) Gliffy
5 4 (0.28%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 6 (0.42%) Dynamics NAV
2 5 (0.35%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.35%) Remedy ITSM
2 5 (0.35%) Sentinel
3 4 (0.28%) assyst
3 4 (0.28%) Dynamics AX
3 4 (0.28%) FastStats
3 4 (0.28%) Payment Gateway
3 4 (0.28%) Unica
4 3 (0.21%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.069%) Infor CloudSuite
Cloud Services
1 775 (53.78%) Azure
2 732 (50.80%) Office 365
3 274 (19.01%) AWS
4 175 (12.14%) IaaS
5 147 (10.20%) PaaS
6 106 (7.36%) Azure Active Directory
7 83 (5.76%) SaaS
8 56 (3.89%) GCP
9 37 (2.57%) Mimecast
10 26 (1.80%) OneDrive
11 23 (1.60%) Cloud Computing
12 20 (1.39%) Power Platform
13 15 (1.04%) Amazon EC2
14 14 (0.97%) AWS CloudFormation
15 13 (0.90%) Azure Stack
16 11 (0.76%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 11 (0.76%) Azure Data Factory
16 11 (0.76%) Serverless
17 8 (0.56%) Azure ExpressRoute
17 8 (0.56%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 417 (28.94%) Firewall
2 359 (24.91%) DNS
3 318 (22.07%) DHCP
4 202 (14.02%) VPN
5 200 (13.88%) WAN
6 198 (13.74%) TCP/IP
7 193 (13.39%) SAN
8 175 (12.14%) LAN
9 105 (7.29%) Wireless
10 102 (7.08%) Skype
11 98 (6.80%) VLAN
12 92 (6.38%) VoIP
13 77 (5.34%) NetScaler
14 63 (4.37%) Remote Desktop
15 60 (4.16%) NAS
16 55 (3.82%) Wi-Fi
17 50 (3.47%) Network Security
18 49 (3.40%) Internet
19 46 (3.19%) iSCSI
20 42 (2.91%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 247 (17.14%) SQL Server
2 34 (2.36%) Amazon RDS
3 32 (2.22%) MySQL
4 29 (2.01%) SQL Server 2016
5 28 (1.94%) SQL Server 2012
6 20 (1.39%) Power BI
7 18 (1.25%) SQL Server 2014
8 16 (1.11%) Azure SQL Database
9 12 (0.83%) Big Data
10 11 (0.76%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
10 11 (0.76%) Data Warehouse
11 9 (0.62%) MongoDB
12 8 (0.56%) Data Lake
12 8 (0.56%) Hadoop
12 8 (0.56%) MariaDB
12 8 (0.56%) Relational Database
13 7 (0.49%) GIS
13 7 (0.49%) SQL Server 2008
14 6 (0.42%) CouchDB
14 6 (0.42%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 22 (1.53%) Git (software)
1 22 (1.53%) Jenkins
2 15 (1.04%) JIRA
3 13 (0.90%) Visual Studio
4 12 (0.83%) TeamCity
5 11 (0.76%) Team Foundation Server
6 9 (0.62%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 9 (0.62%) GitLab
6 9 (0.62%) Travis CI
6 9 (0.62%) Visual Studio Team System
7 8 (0.56%) Selenium
8 6 (0.42%) Octopus Deploy
9 5 (0.35%) Subversion
10 4 (0.28%) Bugzilla
10 4 (0.28%) Cucumber
10 4 (0.28%) TestLink
11 3 (0.21%) Bitbucket
12 1 (0.069%) Eclipse
12 1 (0.069%) PowerBuilder
12 1 (0.069%) Zephyr
General
1 156 (10.83%) Finance
2 56 (3.89%) Telecoms
3 46 (3.19%) Public Sector
4 30 (2.08%) Marketing
5 29 (2.01%) Local Government
5 29 (2.01%) Retail
6 27 (1.87%) Games
7 18 (1.25%) Law
8 14 (0.97%) Legal
9 10 (0.69%) Advertising
9 10 (0.69%) Back Office
9 10 (0.69%) Manufacturing
10 9 (0.62%) Banking
11 8 (0.56%) Billing
12 6 (0.42%) Military
13 5 (0.35%) Electronics
13 5 (0.35%) Financial Institution
13 5 (0.35%) Pharmaceutical
14 2 (0.14%) Automotive
15 1 (0.069%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 349 (24.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 183 (12.70%) IT Engineer
3 176 (12.21%) Support Engineer
4 135 (9.37%) Consultant
5 112 (7.77%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 108 (7.49%) IT Support
7 88 (6.11%) Analyst
7 88 (6.11%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
8 77 (5.34%) Systems Engineer
9 74 (5.14%) IT Support Engineer
10 69 (4.79%) Network Engineer
11 68 (4.72%) 3rd Line Support
12 65 (4.51%) Cloud Engineer
13 63 (4.37%) 2nd Line Support
13 63 (4.37%) Administrator
14 61 (4.23%) Infrastructure Support
14 61 (4.23%) Server Engineer
15 58 (4.02%) Architect
16 57 (3.96%) Operations Engineer
17 56 (3.89%) 2nd Line Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (2.36%) Web Services
2 17 (1.18%) LDAP
3 13 (0.90%) .NET
4 11 (0.76%) Elastic Stack
4 11 (0.76%) REST
5 9 (0.62%) Jinja
6 8 (0.56%) SOAP
7 7 (0.49%) HTML
7 7 (0.49%) jQuery
7 7 (0.49%) OAuth
7 7 (0.49%) WebRTC
8 6 (0.42%) ASP.NET
8 6 (0.42%) Node.js
8 6 (0.42%) SAML
9 5 (0.35%) ASP.NET MVC 5
9 5 (0.35%) COM
9 5 (0.35%) HTML5
9 5 (0.35%) JSON
9 5 (0.35%) WPF
10 4 (0.28%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 253 (17.56%) Data Centre
2 99 (6.87%) Clustering
3 78 (5.41%) Management Information System
4 71 (4.93%) Public Cloud
5 63 (4.37%) Enterprise Storage
6 62 (4.30%) Analytical Skills
7 51 (3.54%) Self-Motivation
8 44 (3.05%) Driving Licence
9 43 (2.98%) Private Cloud
10 42 (2.91%) Replication
11 32 (2.22%) Hybrid Cloud
12 28 (1.94%) PKI
13 18 (1.25%) NHS
14 16 (1.11%) Enterprise Software
14 16 (1.11%) User Experience
15 15 (1.04%) CMDB
15 15 (1.04%) Linux Command Line
16 13 (0.90%) Video Conferencing
17 11 (0.76%) Fat Client
17 11 (0.76%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 1,148 (79.67%) Windows
2 832 (57.74%) Windows Server
3 301 (20.89%) Windows Server 2012
4 295 (20.47%) Windows Server 2016
5 263 (18.25%) Linux
6 223 (15.48%) Windows 10
7 207 (14.37%) Windows Server 2008
8 132 (9.16%) Windows 7
9 105 (7.29%) Windows Server 2019
10 74 (5.14%) Windows Server 2003
11 71 (4.93%) Windows 8
12 47 (3.26%) Unix
13 21 (1.46%) Apple iOS
14 18 (1.25%) CentOS
15 17 (1.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 16 (1.11%) Ubuntu
17 12 (0.83%) Debian
18 11 (0.76%) Android
19 9 (0.62%) VMS
20 8 (0.56%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 449 (31.16%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 261 (18.11%) ITIL
3 184 (12.77%) Problem-Solving
4 159 (11.03%) Disaster Recovery
5 146 (10.13%) Migration
6 127 (8.81%) Server Management
7 108 (7.49%) DevOps
8 91 (6.32%) Project Management
9 90 (6.25%) Change Management
9 90 (6.25%) Mentoring
10 89 (6.18%) Problem Management
11 88 (6.11%) Information Security
12 83 (5.76%) Decision-Making
13 82 (5.69%) Project Delivery
14 78 (5.41%) Service Management
15 76 (5.27%) Computer Science
16 66 (4.58%) Presales
17 59 (4.09%) Service Delivery
18 55 (3.82%) ITSM
19 52 (3.61%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 371 (25.75%) PowerShell
2 274 (19.01%) SQL
3 108 (7.49%) Python
4 79 (5.48%) Bash Shell
5 30 (2.08%) Shell Script
6 21 (1.46%) VBScript
7 20 (1.39%) JavaScript
8 19 (1.32%) T-SQL
9 17 (1.18%) C++
9 17 (1.18%) Java
10 13 (0.90%) Ruby
11 12 (0.83%) Perl
12 10 (0.69%) C#
13 8 (0.56%) PHP
14 7 (0.49%) C
15 4 (0.28%) Go
16 2 (0.14%) VB.NET
17 1 (0.069%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 232 (16.10%) Microsoft Certification
2 154 (10.69%) MCSE
3 128 (8.88%) Degree
4 103 (7.15%) MCSA
5 95 (6.59%) Cisco Certification
6 86 (5.97%) Security Cleared
7 65 (4.51%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 59 (4.09%) CCNA
9 48 (3.33%) MCP
10 47 (3.26%) DV Cleared
11 45 (3.12%) Computer Science Degree
12 40 (2.78%) SC Cleared
13 39 (2.71%) CCNP
14 32 (2.22%) ITIL Certification
15 29 (2.01%) MCITP
16 17 (1.18%) RHCE
17 16 (1.11%) Citrix Certification
18 14 (0.97%) AWS Certification
19 11 (0.76%) BPSS Clearance
19 11 (0.76%) MCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 115 (7.98%) SLA
2 77 (5.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 34 (2.36%) QA
4 30 (2.08%) GDPR
5 29 (2.01%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 24 (1.67%) BS25999
7 8 (0.56%) Cyber Essentials
7 8 (0.56%) PCI DSS
8 7 (0.49%) NIST
9 5 (0.35%) ISO 9001
10 3 (0.21%) ISO 14001
11 1 (0.069%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
11 1 (0.069%) HL7
11 1 (0.069%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 843 (58.50%) Active Directory
2 827 (57.39%) VMware Infrastructure
3 127 (8.81%) VMware ESXi
4 119 (8.26%) XenApp
5 102 (7.08%) vSphere
6 96 (6.66%) Virtual Machines
7 85 (5.90%) XenDesktop
8 59 (4.09%) Virtual Servers
9 57 (3.96%) Docker
10 35 (2.43%) VirtualBox
11 31 (2.15%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 30 (2.08%) VMware Workstation
13 27 (1.87%) Xen
14 26 (1.80%) BitLocker
15 25 (1.73%) KVM
15 25 (1.73%) NFS
16 23 (1.60%) Citrix Hypervisor
17 18 (1.25%) Firmware
18 16 (1.11%) Microsoft App-V
19 14 (0.97%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 267 (18.53%) SCCM
2 104 (7.22%) SCVMM
3 101 (7.01%) Microsoft Intune
4 91 (6.32%) SCOM
5 84 (5.83%) Ansible
6 82 (5.69%) WSUS
7 77 (5.34%) Puppet
7 77 (5.34%) Terraform
8 64 (4.44%) Backup Exec
9 57 (3.96%) Opscode Chef
10 53 (3.68%) Microsoft Clustering
11 52 (3.61%) Kubernetes
12 32 (2.22%) NetBackup
13 28 (1.94%) vCenter Server
14 24 (1.67%) EMC NetWorker
15 22 (1.53%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
16 21 (1.46%) Failover Clustering
17 20 (1.39%) XenMobile
18 19 (1.32%) Norton AntiVirus
19 18 (1.25%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 1,033 (71.69%) VMware
2 938 (65.09%) Microsoft
3 355 (24.64%) Cisco
4 297 (20.61%) Citrix
5 176 (12.21%) HP
6 138 (9.58%) Veeam
7 115 (7.98%) Dell
8 80 (5.55%) NetApp
9 69 (4.79%) Symantec
10 61 (4.23%) Sophos
11 50 (3.47%) Juniper
12 46 (3.19%) EMC
13 39 (2.71%) Palo Alto
14 38 (2.64%) EqualLogic
15 33 (2.29%) SonicWALL
16 32 (2.22%) Oracle
17 31 (2.15%) Meraki
18 28 (1.94%) Red Hat
19 27 (1.87%) SolarWinds
20 26 (1.80%) Google