Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 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 24 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Hyper-V
England > West Midlands
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 128 155 112
Rank change year-on-year +27 -43 -2
Permanent jobs citing Hyper-V 231 216 262
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 2.28% 1.89% 2.40%
As % of the System Software category 19.61% 16.60% 25.44%
Number of salaries quoted 206 188 261
West Midlands median annual salary £35,000 £32,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% -13.33% -10.71%
10th Percentile £23,500 £23,500 £26,000
90th Percentile £53,750 £58,775 £57,500
England 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 advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
West Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 1178 1301 1030
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 11.63% 11.38% 9.44%
Number of salaries quoted 934 995 854
West Midlands median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% -1.41% -1.39%
10th Percentile £22,500 £21,250 £21,500
90th Percentile £57,500 £55,000 £62,500
England median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -

Hyper-V
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing Hyper-V as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Hyper-V in the West Midlands

Hyper-V
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Hyper-V in the West Midlands.

Salary trend for Hyper-V in the West Midlands

Hyper-V
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Hyper-V in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Hyper-V in the West Midlands

Hyper-V
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Hyper-V within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 24 November 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
Birmingham +13 97 £37,500 +15.38% 3
Solihull +7 35 £29,500 +18.00% 2
Worcestershire +11 25 £26,000 -17.46% 1
Shropshire +14 19 £38,750 - 2
Warwickshire 0 18 £34,000 +7.94% 1
Staffordshire +13 14 £27,500 -15.38% 1
Coventry +4 10 £50,000 +14.29% 1
Walsall +4 5 £30,000 -4.76%
Dudley +12 2 £36,250 +39.42%
Wolverhampton +3 2 £31,000 +24.00% 2
Herefordshire -6 2 £40,000 +19.40%
Hyper-V
England

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Hyper-V.

1 200 (86.58%) VMware
2 192 (83.12%) Microsoft
3 187 (80.95%) Windows
4 180 (77.92%) VMware Infrastructure
5 144 (62.34%) Active Directory
6 120 (51.95%) Windows Server
7 105 (45.45%) Citrix
8 82 (35.50%) Microsoft Azure
9 78 (33.77%) Office 365
9 78 (33.77%) Firewall
10 68 (29.44%) Microsoft Certification
11 65 (28.14%) MS Exchange
12 62 (26.84%) Windows Server 2008
13 61 (26.41%) Windows Server 2012
14 56 (24.24%) SAN
15 54 (23.38%) MCSE
16 52 (22.51%) NetApp
17 51 (22.08%) ITIL
18 47 (20.35%) Cisco
19 46 (19.91%) Data Centre
20 44 (19.05%) PowerShell
21 43 (18.61%) SCCM
22 40 (17.32%) DNS
23 39 (16.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
24 38 (16.45%) MCSA
25 37 (16.02%) LAN
26 35 (15.15%) SCOM
27 34 (14.72%) WAN
27 34 (14.72%) Enterprise Storage
28 33 (14.29%) Dell

Hyper-V
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 65 (28.14%) MS Exchange
2 24 (10.39%) SharePoint
3 21 (9.09%) IIS
4 16 (6.93%) Exchange Server 2010
5 12 (5.19%) Skype for Business
6 11 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2013
7 4 (1.73%) Exchange Server 2007
8 3 (1.30%) Exchange Server 2003
9 2 (0.87%) Apache
10 1 (0.43%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 1 (0.43%) Confluence
10 1 (0.43%) OpenStack
10 1 (0.43%) SharePoint Server
10 1 (0.43%) WordPress
Applications
1 31 (13.42%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.87%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (0.87%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 82 (35.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 78 (33.77%) Office 365
3 27 (11.69%) Amazon AWS
4 9 (3.90%) Amazon EC2
5 7 (3.03%) AWS CloudFormation
6 6 (2.60%) IaaS
6 6 (2.60%) PaaS
7 5 (2.16%) Google Cloud Platform
7 5 (2.16%) SaaS
8 2 (0.87%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 2 (0.87%) Datadog
8 2 (0.87%) Yammer
9 1 (0.43%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.43%) G Suite
9 1 (0.43%) Slack
9 1 (0.43%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 78 (33.77%) Firewall
2 56 (24.24%) SAN
3 40 (17.32%) DNS
4 37 (16.02%) LAN
5 34 (14.72%) WAN
6 28 (12.12%) DHCP
7 25 (10.82%) TCP/IP
8 24 (10.39%) VLAN
9 20 (8.66%) VPN
10 13 (5.63%) NAS
11 8 (3.46%) iSCSI
12 7 (3.03%) VoIP
13 6 (2.60%) Skype
14 5 (2.16%) Internet
15 4 (1.73%) Cisco ASA
15 4 (1.73%) MPLS
15 4 (1.73%) Wireless
15 4 (1.73%) Wireshark
16 3 (1.30%) Intrusion Detection
16 3 (1.30%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (6.93%) SQL Server
2 6 (2.60%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (1.30%) MySQL
4 2 (0.87%) Amazon RDS
4 2 (0.87%) Azure SQL Database
5 1 (0.43%) OLAP
5 1 (0.43%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.43%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (0.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (1.30%) Visual Studio
2 2 (0.87%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 2 (0.87%) Jenkins
2 2 (0.87%) Travis CI
2 2 (0.87%) Vagrant
3 1 (0.43%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.43%) JIRA
3 1 (0.43%) Subversion
General
1 7 (3.03%) Retail
1 7 (3.03%) Telecoms
2 6 (2.60%) Advertising
2 6 (2.60%) Manufacturing
3 4 (1.73%) Finance
3 4 (1.73%) Marketing
3 4 (1.73%) Multimedia
4 3 (1.30%) Legal
5 2 (0.87%) Back Office
5 2 (0.87%) Brand Awareness
5 2 (0.87%) Law
6 1 (0.43%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 59 (25.54%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 38 (16.45%) Support Engineer
3 36 (15.58%) Analyst
4 29 (12.55%) Server Support
5 24 (10.39%) IT Support
5 24 (10.39%) Support Analyst
6 23 (9.96%) Consultant
7 22 (9.52%) Technical Support
8 20 (8.66%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 20 (8.66%) Infrastructure Support
8 20 (8.66%) IT Engineer
9 17 (7.36%) Active Directory Support
9 17 (7.36%) Exchange Support
9 17 (7.36%) Infrastructure Analyst
9 17 (7.36%) Infrastructure Consultant
10 15 (6.49%) Active Directory Analyst
11 14 (6.06%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
11 14 (6.06%) Server Analyst
11 14 (6.06%) Server Support Analyst
12 13 (5.63%) Active Directory Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (3.90%) WAP
2 6 (2.60%) .NET
3 2 (0.87%) Elastic Stack
3 2 (0.87%) LAMP
3 2 (0.87%) WSH
4 1 (0.43%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.43%) CSS
4 1 (0.43%) HTML
4 1 (0.43%) LAPP Stack
4 1 (0.43%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 46 (19.91%) Data Centre
2 34 (14.72%) Enterprise Storage
3 21 (9.09%) Driving Licence
3 21 (9.09%) Management Information System
4 11 (4.76%) Clustering
5 7 (3.03%) Public Cloud
6 5 (2.16%) Smartphone
7 3 (1.30%) Video Conferencing
8 2 (0.87%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (0.87%) Linux Command Line
8 2 (0.87%) Replication
8 2 (0.87%) Tandem
9 1 (0.43%) AS400
9 1 (0.43%) Blackberry
9 1 (0.43%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.43%) Hybrid Cloud
9 1 (0.43%) iPad
9 1 (0.43%) iPhone
9 1 (0.43%) PKI
9 1 (0.43%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 187 (80.95%) Windows
2 120 (51.95%) Windows Server
3 62 (26.84%) Windows Server 2008
4 61 (26.41%) Windows Server 2012
5 25 (10.82%) Linux
6 21 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
7 11 (4.76%) Windows 7
8 8 (3.46%) Windows 10
9 4 (1.73%) CentOS
10 3 (1.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (1.30%) Windows Vista
11 2 (0.87%) Android
11 2 (0.87%) DC/OS
11 2 (0.87%) Debian
11 2 (0.87%) Mac OS X
11 2 (0.87%) Ubuntu
11 2 (0.87%) Windows 8
11 2 (0.87%) Windows XP
12 1 (0.43%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.43%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (22.08%) ITIL
2 27 (11.69%) Change Management
2 27 (11.69%) Problem Management
3 26 (11.26%) Service Delivery
4 24 (10.39%) Line Management
4 24 (10.39%) Project Management
5 21 (9.09%) Service Management
6 20 (8.66%) Root Cause Analysis
7 19 (8.23%) Process Improvement
8 15 (6.49%) Presales
9 11 (4.76%) Agile Software Development
9 11 (4.76%) Configuration Management
9 11 (4.76%) Disaster Recovery
9 11 (4.76%) Infrastructure Management
10 10 (4.33%) ITIL V3
11 8 (3.46%) DevOps
11 8 (3.46%) Migration
12 7 (3.03%) Incident Management
12 7 (3.03%) PRINCE2
12 7 (3.03%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 44 (19.05%) PowerShell
2 18 (7.79%) SQL
3 16 (6.93%) VBScript
4 11 (4.76%) Bash Shell
5 9 (3.90%) Python
6 7 (3.03%) Perl
7 6 (2.60%) JavaScript
8 5 (2.16%) Java
8 5 (2.16%) Ruby
9 1 (0.43%) PHP
9 1 (0.43%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.43%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 68 (29.44%) Microsoft Certification
2 54 (23.38%) MCSE
3 39 (16.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 38 (16.45%) MCSA
5 25 (10.82%) MCITP
6 17 (7.36%) Citrix Certification
7 13 (5.63%) CCA
7 13 (5.63%) Cisco Certification
8 10 (4.33%) CCNP
9 8 (3.46%) MCP
10 7 (3.03%) CCNA
10 7 (3.03%) VCP5
11 5 (2.16%) Security Cleared
12 4 (1.73%) DBS Check
12 4 (1.73%) Degree
12 4 (1.73%) Microsoft Certified Architect
12 4 (1.73%) VCP4
13 3 (1.30%) ITIL Certification
14 2 (0.87%) A+ Certification
14 2 (0.87%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (4.76%) SLA
2 7 (3.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (1.73%) BS25999
3 4 (1.73%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 1 (0.43%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 180 (77.92%) VMware Infrastructure
2 144 (62.34%) Active Directory
3 20 (8.66%) vSphere
4 18 (7.79%) XenApp
5 12 (5.19%) Virtual Servers
6 9 (3.90%) UAG
6 9 (3.90%) Virtual Machines
7 8 (3.46%) Docker
8 7 (3.03%) VMware Workstation
8 7 (3.03%) XenDesktop
9 6 (2.60%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 5 (2.16%) Microsoft App-V
11 4 (1.73%) VMware ESXi
12 2 (0.87%) iptables
12 2 (0.87%) VirtualBox
12 2 (0.87%) XenServer
13 1 (0.43%) Terminal Services
13 1 (0.43%) Virtual Desktop
13 1 (0.43%) Xen
Systems Management
1 43 (18.61%) SCCM
2 35 (15.15%) SCOM
3 25 (10.82%) Backup Exec
4 19 (8.23%) WSUS
5 13 (5.63%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 12 (5.19%) SCVMM
7 11 (4.76%) Norton AntiVirus
8 10 (4.33%) Microsoft Clustering
9 9 (3.90%) Opscode Chef
9 9 (3.90%) Puppet
10 8 (3.46%) Ansible
11 5 (2.16%) Salt
12 4 (1.73%) NetBackup
13 3 (1.30%) SCOrch
14 2 (0.87%) Docker Swarm
14 2 (0.87%) EnCase
14 2 (0.87%) Forefront Identity Manager
14 2 (0.87%) Microsoft Intune
14 2 (0.87%) Packer
14 2 (0.87%) Terraform
Vendors
1 200 (86.58%) VMware
2 192 (83.12%) Microsoft
3 105 (45.45%) Citrix
4 52 (22.51%) NetApp
5 47 (20.35%) Cisco
6 33 (14.29%) Dell
7 31 (13.42%) EqualLogic
8 28 (12.12%) Veeam
9 21 (9.09%) HP
10 19 (8.23%) Symantec
11 13 (5.63%) Juniper
11 13 (5.63%) McAfee
12 11 (4.76%) BMC
13 9 (3.90%) Fortinet
14 8 (3.46%) Barracuda Networks
15 7 (3.03%) 3PAR
15 7 (3.03%) CheckPoint
15 7 (3.03%) EMC
15 7 (3.03%) Google
15 7 (3.03%) Sophos