Period
to 16 November 2019

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 16 November 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Hyper-V
UK
6 months to
16 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 167 202 192
Rank change year-on-year +35 -10 -11
Permanent jobs citing Hyper-V 2,785 2,901 3,347
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 2.05% 1.78% 1.86%
As % of the System Software category 11.91% 11.73% 14.35%
Number of salaries quoted 2,399 2,343 2,897
UK median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,000 £24,900
90th Percentile £66,750 £65,000 £61,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year - +2.74% +1.39%

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 23,379 24,721 23,317
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 17.19% 15.16% 12.94%
Number of salaries quoted 19,217 20,168 19,534
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.11% +5.88%
10th Percentile £25,500 £25,000 £23,750
90th Percentile £85,000 £81,250 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £39,513
% change year-on-year - +7.56% +5.37%

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 16 November 2019.

Salary histogram for Hyper-V in the UK

Hyper-V
Top 16 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 16 November 2019. 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 +39 2,633 £40,000 -3.61% 566
UK excluding London +29 1,950 £37,500 - 499
London +21 742 £47,500 -5.00% 111
South East +16 549 £37,500 -6.25% 136
Midlands +23 451 £37,500 -0.66% 84
North of England +36 361 £40,000 +23.08% 121
South West +17 275 £37,500 -6.25% 53
West Midlands +16 255 £35,000 -12.50% 45
East of England +37 230 £38,500 -9.41% 61
East Midlands +32 196 £38,500 +18.46% 39
North West +16 192 £40,000 +19.40% 69
Yorkshire +47 159 £37,500 +15.38% 41
Scotland +14 49 £36,250 -5.84% 18
Wales -6 31 £37,000 +5.71% 25
North East -1 10 £37,500 +21.95% 11
Northern Ireland +12 9 £32,500 +18.18% 1

For the 6 months to 16 November 2019, 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 2,154 (77.34%) Windows
2 2,046 (73.46%) VMware
3 1,721 (61.80%) Active Directory
4 1,706 (61.26%) Microsoft
5 1,524 (54.72%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1,502 (53.93%) Windows Server
7 1,477 (53.03%) Office 365
8 1,308 (46.97%) Azure
9 790 (28.37%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 735 (26.39%) Firewall
11 716 (25.71%) MS Exchange
12 700 (25.13%) Citrix
13 663 (23.81%) AWS
14 643 (23.09%) Windows Server 2012
15 630 (22.62%) PowerShell
16 607 (21.80%) DNS
17 594 (21.33%) Cisco
18 552 (19.82%) SQL
19 543 (19.50%) DHCP
20 513 (18.42%) ITIL
21 495 (17.77%) Windows 10
22 488 (17.52%) SCCM
23 462 (16.59%) Linux
24 461 (16.55%) SQL Server
25 452 (16.23%) Windows Server 2008
26 443 (15.91%) Microsoft Certification
27 441 (15.83%) SAN
28 410 (14.72%) TCP/IP
28 410 (14.72%) Data Centre
29 404 (14.51%) 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
1 716 (25.71%) MS Exchange
2 360 (12.93%) SharePoint
3 233 (8.37%) Exchange Server 2013
4 224 (8.04%) Exchange Server 2010
5 213 (7.65%) Skype for Business
6 187 (6.71%) IIS
7 37 (1.33%) Apache
8 29 (1.04%) Confluence
9 28 (1.01%) SAS
10 27 (0.97%) SharePoint 2013
11 25 (0.90%) OpenStack
12 22 (0.79%) Exchange Server 2007
13 21 (0.75%) Tomcat
14 16 (0.57%) SharePoint 2010
15 12 (0.43%) Anypoint
16 11 (0.39%) IBM Domino
16 11 (0.39%) IBM Notes
17 9 (0.32%) BizTalk Server
18 6 (0.22%) JBoss
19 5 (0.18%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 356 (12.78%) Microsoft Office
2 48 (1.72%) Microsoft Excel
3 36 (1.29%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 10 (0.36%) MS Visio
5 5 (0.18%) Microsoft Project
6 2 (0.072%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (0.036%) Gliffy
Business Applications
1 12 (0.43%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (0.32%) Exchequer
3 5 (0.18%) Workfront
4 4 (0.14%) Dynamics AX
5 3 (0.11%) Q-Pulse
5 3 (0.11%) Sage 200
5 3 (0.11%) Sage CRM
6 2 (0.072%) Epicor Tropos
6 2 (0.072%) NetSuite
7 1 (0.036%) Dynamics NAV
7 1 (0.036%) Line 50
7 1 (0.036%) Line 500
7 1 (0.036%) Remedy ITSM
7 1 (0.036%) SAP Business One
7 1 (0.036%) SAP S/4HANA
7 1 (0.036%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 1,477 (53.03%) Office 365
2 1,308 (46.97%) Azure
3 663 (23.81%) AWS
4 204 (7.32%) IaaS
5 156 (5.60%) Azure Active Directory
6 151 (5.42%) SaaS
7 129 (4.63%) PaaS
8 102 (3.66%) Cloud Computing
9 86 (3.09%) OneDrive
10 75 (2.69%) GCP
11 52 (1.87%) AWS CloudFormation
12 41 (1.47%) Amazon EC2
12 41 (1.47%) Amazon S3
12 41 (1.47%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 39 (1.40%) G Suite
14 38 (1.36%) Amazon ECS
15 34 (1.22%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 33 (1.18%) Power Platform
17 32 (1.15%) Azure Stack
18 28 (1.01%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 735 (26.39%) Firewall
2 607 (21.80%) DNS
3 543 (19.50%) DHCP
4 441 (15.83%) SAN
5 410 (14.72%) TCP/IP
6 404 (14.51%) WAN
7 378 (13.57%) LAN
8 272 (9.77%) VPN
9 249 (8.94%) VoIP
10 218 (7.83%) VLAN
11 195 (7.00%) Wireless
12 181 (6.50%) Skype
13 139 (4.99%) NAS
14 117 (4.20%) NetScaler
15 109 (3.91%) Wi-Fi
16 89 (3.20%) iSCSI
17 80 (2.87%) Network Security
18 79 (2.84%) Remote Desktop
19 67 (2.41%) Internet
20 48 (1.72%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 461 (16.55%) SQL Server
2 70 (2.51%) Amazon RDS
3 48 (1.72%) Azure SQL Database
4 40 (1.44%) SQL Server 2012
5 39 (1.40%) MySQL
6 29 (1.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 27 (0.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 26 (0.93%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 23 (0.83%) Power BI
9 23 (0.83%) SQL Server 2008
10 20 (0.72%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 16 (0.57%) Data Warehouse
11 16 (0.57%) PostgreSQL
12 15 (0.54%) Data Lake
13 13 (0.47%) SQL Server 2014
13 13 (0.47%) SQL Server 2016
14 12 (0.43%) MongoDB
14 12 (0.43%) SQL Server 2017
15 9 (0.32%) MariaDB
15 9 (0.32%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 81 (2.91%) Visual Studio
2 49 (1.76%) JIRA
3 41 (1.47%) Git (software)
4 38 (1.36%) Visual Studio Team System
5 29 (1.04%) Jenkins
6 18 (0.65%) Bitbucket
6 18 (0.65%) TestRail
6 18 (0.65%) Zephyr
7 17 (0.61%) Team Foundation Server
8 16 (0.57%) Selenium
9 15 (0.54%) MSI
10 10 (0.36%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 9 (0.32%) Cucumber
12 5 (0.18%) Chocolatey
12 5 (0.18%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
13 4 (0.14%) TeamCity
14 3 (0.11%) CircleCI
14 3 (0.11%) Mercurial
14 3 (0.11%) Octopus Deploy
15 2 (0.072%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 264 (9.48%) Finance
2 112 (4.02%) Public Sector
3 107 (3.84%) Telecoms
4 92 (3.30%) Retail
5 57 (2.05%) Manufacturing
6 53 (1.90%) Marketing
7 34 (1.22%) Electronics
8 31 (1.11%) Law
8 31 (1.11%) Legal
9 22 (0.79%) Automotive
10 21 (0.75%) Games
11 18 (0.65%) Local Government
12 17 (0.61%) Back Office
13 14 (0.50%) Advertising
14 13 (0.47%) Banking
15 9 (0.32%) Financial Institution
16 8 (0.29%) German Language
17 5 (0.18%) Aerospace
18 4 (0.14%) Environmental Health
18 4 (0.14%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 619 (22.23%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 472 (16.95%) Support Engineer
3 363 (13.03%) IT Engineer
4 334 (11.99%) IT Support
5 323 (11.60%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 292 (10.48%) Analyst
7 208 (7.47%) 2nd Line Support
8 194 (6.97%) 3rd Line Support
9 193 (6.93%) Consultant
10 192 (6.89%) IT Support Engineer
11 162 (5.82%) Cloud Engineer
12 151 (5.42%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
12 151 (5.42%) Architect
13 150 (5.39%) Support Analyst
14 131 (4.70%) Administrator
15 118 (4.24%) Systems Engineer
16 117 (4.20%) 2nd Line Engineer
17 111 (3.99%) Windows Engineer
18 110 (3.95%) Server Engineer
19 109 (3.91%) Azure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 147 (5.28%) Web Services
2 53 (1.90%) .NET
3 32 (1.15%) JSON
4 23 (0.83%) Middleware
5 13 (0.47%) LDAP
6 12 (0.43%) Flash
6 12 (0.43%) X-Windows
7 11 (0.39%) COM
8 10 (0.36%) Node.js
9 9 (0.32%) HTML
9 9 (0.32%) XML
10 8 (0.29%) Elastic Stack
10 8 (0.29%) REST
10 8 (0.29%) SOAP
10 8 (0.29%) YAML
11 7 (0.25%) ADSI
11 7 (0.25%) CSS
12 6 (0.22%) ASP.NET
12 6 (0.22%) HTML5
12 6 (0.22%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 410 (14.72%) Data Centre
2 133 (4.78%) Clustering
3 126 (4.52%) Public Cloud
4 113 (4.06%) Management Information System
5 105 (3.77%) Driving Licence
6 104 (3.73%) Self-Motivation
7 95 (3.41%) Analytical Skills
8 72 (2.59%) Hybrid Cloud
9 70 (2.51%) Private Cloud
10 59 (2.12%) Replication
11 52 (1.87%) Enterprise Storage
12 48 (1.72%) User Experience
13 38 (1.36%) PKI
14 34 (1.22%) Linux Command Line
15 29 (1.04%) CCTV
15 29 (1.04%) Client/Server
16 26 (0.93%) CMDB
17 22 (0.79%) iPhone
17 22 (0.79%) NHS
18 19 (0.68%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 2,154 (77.34%) Windows
2 1,502 (53.93%) Windows Server
3 643 (23.09%) Windows Server 2012
4 495 (17.77%) Windows 10
5 462 (16.59%) Linux
6 452 (16.23%) Windows Server 2008
7 282 (10.13%) Windows 7
8 186 (6.68%) Windows 8
9 103 (3.70%) Windows Server 2003
10 70 (2.51%) Mac OS
11 66 (2.37%) Unix
12 63 (2.26%) CentOS
13 49 (1.76%) Android
14 41 (1.47%) Ubuntu
15 40 (1.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 25 (0.90%) Windows XP
17 24 (0.86%) Debian
18 21 (0.75%) Data ONTAP
19 17 (0.61%) Mac OS X
20 16 (0.57%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 790 (28.37%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 513 (18.42%) ITIL
3 290 (10.41%) Migration
4 284 (10.20%) Problem-Solving
5 222 (7.97%) DevOps
6 193 (6.93%) Mentoring
7 168 (6.03%) Presales
8 164 (5.89%) Project Management
9 160 (5.75%) Disaster Recovery
10 150 (5.39%) Agile Software Development
11 107 (3.84%) Project Delivery
12 104 (3.73%) Configuration Management
13 100 (3.59%) Service Delivery
13 100 (3.59%) Service Management
14 92 (3.30%) Change Management
14 92 (3.30%) Cybersecurity
14 92 (3.30%) Server Management
15 89 (3.20%) CRM
16 88 (3.16%) IT Strategy
17 83 (2.98%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 630 (22.62%) PowerShell
2 552 (19.82%) SQL
3 124 (4.45%) Python
4 72 (2.59%) Bash Shell
5 63 (2.26%) Shell Script
6 46 (1.65%) C#
7 39 (1.40%) JavaScript
8 28 (1.01%) PHP
9 27 (0.97%) C
9 27 (0.97%) T-SQL
10 24 (0.86%) Perl
11 23 (0.83%) Ruby
12 21 (0.75%) VBScript
13 18 (0.65%) Java
14 14 (0.50%) VB
15 11 (0.39%) Go
16 9 (0.32%) VBA
17 7 (0.25%) C++
18 4 (0.14%) PL/SQL
18 4 (0.14%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 443 (15.91%) Microsoft Certification
2 317 (11.38%) MCSE
3 255 (9.16%) MCSA
4 220 (7.90%) Cisco Certification
5 189 (6.79%) CCNA
6 178 (6.39%) Degree
7 143 (5.13%) Security Cleared
8 129 (4.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 114 (4.09%) MCP
10 69 (2.48%) CCNP
10 69 (2.48%) DV Cleared
11 63 (2.26%) Citrix Certification
12 58 (2.08%) MCITP
13 46 (1.65%) SC Cleared
14 44 (1.58%) ITIL Certification
15 43 (1.54%) Computer Science Degree
16 40 (1.44%) CCA
17 33 (1.18%) DBS Check
18 26 (0.93%) RHCE
19 16 (0.57%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 233 (8.37%) SLA
2 85 (3.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 31 (1.11%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 24 (0.86%) PCI DSS
5 22 (0.79%) PMO
6 21 (0.75%) GDPR
6 21 (0.75%) ISO 9001
6 21 (0.75%) QA
7 12 (0.43%) COBIT
8 10 (0.36%) Cyber Essentials
9 8 (0.29%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
10 6 (0.22%) Actionable Recommendations
11 5 (0.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 2 (0.072%) NIST
13 1 (0.036%) BS25999
13 1 (0.036%) BS7799
13 1 (0.036%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
13 1 (0.036%) GxP
13 1 (0.036%) HL7
13 1 (0.036%) NCSC
System Software
1 1,721 (61.80%) Active Directory
2 1,524 (54.72%) VMware Infrastructure
3 352 (12.64%) XenApp
4 214 (7.68%) vSphere
5 210 (7.54%) Virtual Machines
6 177 (6.36%) XenDesktop
7 107 (3.84%) VMware ESXi
8 84 (3.02%) Virtual Servers
9 81 (2.91%) Docker
10 65 (2.33%) Microsoft App-V
11 54 (1.94%) Citrix Hypervisor
12 50 (1.80%) VirtualBox
13 48 (1.72%) Terminal Services
14 47 (1.69%) KVM
15 37 (1.33%) Virtual Desktop
15 37 (1.33%) Xen
16 36 (1.29%) Microsoft Virtual Server
17 29 (1.04%) Firmware
18 22 (0.79%) VMware NSX
19 19 (0.68%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 488 (17.52%) SCCM
2 132 (4.74%) WSUS
3 129 (4.63%) SCOM
4 108 (3.88%) Puppet
5 96 (3.45%) Ansible
5 96 (3.45%) Backup Exec
6 89 (3.20%) Microsoft Intune
7 86 (3.09%) Opscode Chef
7 86 (3.09%) SCVMM
8 79 (2.84%) Terraform
9 73 (2.62%) Kubernetes
10 63 (2.26%) SCOrch
11 60 (2.15%) Microsoft Clustering
12 56 (2.01%) NetBackup
13 50 (1.80%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
14 33 (1.18%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
15 27 (0.97%) Norton AntiVirus
16 26 (0.93%) HP Data Protector
17 25 (0.90%) Forefront Identity Manager
18 24 (0.86%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 2,046 (73.46%) VMware
2 1,706 (61.26%) Microsoft
3 700 (25.13%) Citrix
4 594 (21.33%) Cisco
5 301 (10.81%) Veeam
6 295 (10.59%) HP
7 197 (7.07%) Dell
8 152 (5.46%) NetApp
9 120 (4.31%) Symantec
10 94 (3.38%) Meraki
11 84 (3.02%) EMC
12 70 (2.51%) Oracle
13 68 (2.44%) Avaya
14 66 (2.37%) Red Hat
15 61 (2.19%) Google
16 58 (2.08%) SonicWALL
17 57 (2.05%) CommVault
18 48 (1.72%) Apple
19 47 (1.69%) Ivanti
20 45 (1.62%) McAfee