Period
to 23 May 2018

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 23 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Hyper-V
England > West Midlands
6 months to
23 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 87 135 164
Rank change year-on-year +48 +29 -56
Permanent jobs citing Hyper-V 293 210 196
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 3.14% 2.18% 1.64%
As % of the System Software category 21.91% 20.79% 15.22%
Number of salaries quoted 212 182 198
West Midlands median annual salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.74% -2.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,750 £24,425
90th Percentile £54,000 £53,750 £53,975
England median annual salary £42,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% +2.56% -2.50%

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 1,337 1,010 1,288
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 14.31% 10.48% 10.78%
Number of salaries quoted 944 825 1,034
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £36,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -4.00% +11.94%
10th Percentile £22,500 £22,000 £21,250
90th Percentile £61,250 £56,325 £60,000
England median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year +11.76% +2.41% +3.75%

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 23 May 2018.

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 23 May 2018. 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 +13 142 £39,000 -10.86% 13
Staffordshire +21 29 £45,000 +28.57%
Warwickshire +18 27 £33,000 +1.54% 2
Shropshire +25 21 £27,500 -21.43% 5
Sutton Coldfield - 15 £31,500 - 1
Worcestershire +26 14 £37,500 +13.64% 3
Solihull +15 12 £35,250 +46.88% 1
Wolverhampton -16 10 £29,000 -20.55%
Coventry -9 6 £48,750 +62.50% 3
Herefordshire +23 3 £55,000 +52.78%
Walsall -2 2 £30,250 -17.12%
Dudley -7 1 £52,500 +61.54%
Hyper-V
England

For the 6 months to 23 May 2018, 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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Hyper-V.

1 238 (81.23%) VMware
2 231 (78.84%) Windows
3 203 (69.28%) Microsoft
4 177 (60.41%) VMware Infrastructure
5 162 (55.29%) Windows Server
6 143 (48.81%) Active Directory
7 141 (48.12%) Citrix
8 113 (38.57%) Office 365
9 96 (32.76%) Windows Server 2012
10 82 (27.99%) Microsoft Azure
11 81 (27.65%) Firewall
12 72 (24.57%) Data Centre
13 71 (24.23%) MS Exchange
14 69 (23.55%) XenApp
14 69 (23.55%) VMware ESXi
15 63 (21.50%) ITIL
16 62 (21.16%) Windows Server 2008
17 58 (19.80%) SLA
17 58 (19.80%) Microsoft App-V
18 57 (19.45%) vSphere
18 57 (19.45%) Self-Motivation
19 55 (18.77%) XenDesktop
19 55 (18.77%) SAN
20 52 (17.75%) Microsoft Certification
21 51 (17.41%) Cisco
22 50 (17.06%) vCenter Server
22 50 (17.06%) Windows 10
23 49 (16.72%) DNS
24 48 (16.38%) SQL
24 48 (16.38%) Service Delivery

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 71 (24.23%) MS Exchange
2 42 (14.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 28 (9.56%) IIS
4 26 (8.87%) Exchange Server 2013
5 21 (7.17%) SharePoint
6 20 (6.83%) Skype for Business
7 9 (3.07%) Apache
8 3 (1.02%) Exchange Server 2003
9 2 (0.68%) JBoss
10 1 (0.34%) nginx
Applications
1 19 (6.48%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (1.02%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.34%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 113 (38.57%) Office 365
2 82 (27.99%) Microsoft Azure
3 31 (10.58%) Amazon AWS
4 24 (8.19%) IaaS
5 21 (7.17%) PaaS
6 6 (2.05%) Google Cloud Platform
7 5 (1.71%) SaaS
7 5 (1.71%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 2 (0.68%) Azure Active Directory
8 2 (0.68%) Mimecast
9 1 (0.34%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.34%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 81 (27.65%) Firewall
2 55 (18.77%) SAN
3 49 (16.72%) DNS
4 45 (15.36%) NetScaler
5 38 (12.97%) TCP/IP
6 29 (9.90%) VLAN
7 28 (9.56%) VPN
8 27 (9.22%) WAN
9 22 (7.51%) DHCP
10 18 (6.14%) NAS
11 16 (5.46%) LAN
11 16 (5.46%) Remote Desktop
12 13 (4.44%) VoIP
13 11 (3.75%) iSCSI
14 9 (3.07%) Internet
15 8 (2.73%) Fibre Channel
16 7 (2.39%) Cisco IOS
16 7 (2.39%) Skype
17 5 (1.71%) DDNS
17 5 (1.71%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (12.63%) SQL Server
2 9 (3.07%) SQL Server 2016
3 8 (2.73%) MySQL
4 5 (1.71%) Amazon RDS
4 5 (1.71%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (1.71%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (0.68%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (0.68%) Relational Database
5 2 (0.68%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (0.34%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.34%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 13 (4.44%) MSI
1 13 (4.44%) WiX
2 6 (2.05%) Visual Studio
3 2 (0.68%) Chocolatey
General
1 17 (5.80%) Finance
2 9 (3.07%) Retail
3 7 (2.39%) Telecoms
4 5 (1.71%) Manufacturing
5 4 (1.37%) Legal
6 2 (0.68%) Law
7 1 (0.34%) Advertising
7 1 (0.34%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.34%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 75 (25.60%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 33 (11.26%) IT Support
3 31 (10.58%) Consultant
3 31 (10.58%) IT Engineer
4 24 (8.19%) 3rd Line Support
4 24 (8.19%) Infrastructure Specialist
4 24 (8.19%) Technical Specialist
5 23 (7.85%) Architect
6 21 (7.17%) Administrator
6 21 (7.17%) Citrix Specialist
6 21 (7.17%) Citrix Technical Specialist
6 21 (7.17%) Support Engineer
6 21 (7.17%) Virtualisation Specialist
7 20 (6.83%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 18 (6.14%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
9 17 (5.80%) Infrastructure Consultant
10 15 (5.12%) IT Manager
10 15 (5.12%) Technical Engineer
11 14 (4.78%) Technical Support
12 13 (4.44%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (4.44%) .NET
1 13 (4.44%) .NET Framework
1 13 (4.44%) AngularJS
1 13 (4.44%) ASP.NET Web API
1 13 (4.44%) CSS
1 13 (4.44%) Dapper ORM
1 13 (4.44%) Entity Framework
1 13 (4.44%) HTML
1 13 (4.44%) MFC
1 13 (4.44%) NHibernate
1 13 (4.44%) WCF
1 13 (4.44%) Web Services
1 13 (4.44%) WPF
2 10 (3.41%) Angular 2
3 7 (2.39%) WSH
4 3 (1.02%) jQuery
4 3 (1.02%) LAMP
5 2 (0.68%) COM
6 1 (0.34%) Middleware
6 1 (0.34%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 72 (24.57%) Data Centre
2 57 (19.45%) Self-Motivation
3 32 (10.92%) Public Cloud
4 31 (10.58%) Computer Science
5 23 (7.85%) Driving Licence
6 21 (7.17%) Clustering
7 10 (3.41%) Greenfield Project
8 7 (2.39%) Private Cloud
9 5 (1.71%) Analytical Skills
9 5 (1.71%) Enterprise Storage
9 5 (1.71%) Fintech
9 5 (1.71%) Management Information System
10 3 (1.02%) Replication
11 2 (0.68%) Fat Client
11 2 (0.68%) Hybrid Cloud
11 2 (0.68%) Thin Client
12 1 (0.34%) Client/Server
12 1 (0.34%) Enterprise Cloud
12 1 (0.34%) iPad
12 1 (0.34%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 231 (78.84%) Windows
2 162 (55.29%) Windows Server
3 96 (32.76%) Windows Server 2012
4 62 (21.16%) Windows Server 2008
5 50 (17.06%) Windows 10
6 23 (7.85%) Linux
7 16 (5.46%) Windows 7
8 10 (3.41%) Windows 8
9 8 (2.73%) CentOS
10 6 (2.05%) Windows Vista
11 5 (1.71%) Mac OS X
11 5 (1.71%) Unix
12 4 (1.37%) Windows XP
13 3 (1.02%) Android
13 3 (1.02%) Debian
14 2 (0.68%) Windows Server 2003
15 1 (0.34%) Mac OS
15 1 (0.34%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (21.50%) ITIL
2 48 (16.38%) Service Delivery
3 40 (13.65%) Root Cause Analysis
4 37 (12.63%) Presales
5 31 (10.58%) Project Management
6 30 (10.24%) Continuous Improvement
7 29 (9.90%) Software Engineering
8 25 (8.53%) Migration
9 21 (7.17%) Line Management
10 16 (5.46%) Disaster Recovery
11 15 (5.12%) Customer Requirements
12 13 (4.44%) PRINCE2
13 12 (4.10%) Problem-Solving
13 12 (4.10%) Time Management
14 11 (3.75%) Load Balancing
15 10 (3.41%) Network Virtualisation
15 10 (3.41%) Service Management
16 9 (3.07%) Application Packaging
16 9 (3.07%) Business Development
16 9 (3.07%) Server Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 48 (16.38%) SQL
2 27 (9.22%) PowerShell
3 13 (4.44%) C#
3 13 (4.44%) JavaScript
4 8 (2.73%) VBScript
5 6 (2.05%) Bash Shell
6 3 (1.02%) Perl
6 3 (1.02%) Python
6 3 (1.02%) VB
7 1 (0.34%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 52 (17.75%) Microsoft Certification
2 44 (15.02%) Degree
3 40 (13.65%) MCSE
4 29 (9.90%) Computer Science Degree
4 29 (9.90%) ITIL Certification
5 24 (8.19%) MCSA
6 23 (7.85%) Cisco Certification
7 18 (6.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 15 (5.12%) Citrix Certification
9 13 (4.44%) CCNA
10 11 (3.75%) CCNP
10 11 (3.75%) Security Cleared
11 10 (3.41%) CCA
11 10 (3.41%) MCITP
12 7 (2.39%) DBS Check
13 6 (2.05%) SC Cleared
14 5 (1.71%) DV Cleared
14 5 (1.71%) MCP
14 5 (1.71%) VCP5
15 4 (1.37%) CCENT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 58 (19.80%) SLA
2 6 (2.05%) PCI DSS
3 3 (1.02%) GDPR
4 1 (0.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 177 (60.41%) VMware Infrastructure
2 143 (48.81%) Active Directory
3 69 (23.55%) VMware ESXi
3 69 (23.55%) XenApp
4 58 (19.80%) Microsoft App-V
5 57 (19.45%) vSphere
6 55 (18.77%) XenDesktop
7 18 (6.14%) VMware Workstation
8 9 (3.07%) VirtualBox
9 8 (2.73%) Virtual Machines
10 7 (2.39%) Squid
11 3 (1.02%) iptables
12 1 (0.34%) Docker
12 1 (0.34%) Terminal Services
12 1 (0.34%) Virtual Servers
12 1 (0.34%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 50 (17.06%) vCenter Server
2 47 (16.04%) SCVMM
3 37 (12.63%) vMotion
4 33 (11.26%) SCCM
5 19 (6.48%) Backup Exec
6 11 (3.75%) Microsoft Intune
7 9 (3.07%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 9 (3.07%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 9 (3.07%) SCOrch
8 8 (2.73%) SCOM
8 8 (2.73%) WSUS
9 3 (1.02%) NetBackup
9 3 (1.02%) Opscode Chef
9 3 (1.02%) Puppet
10 2 (0.68%) Failover Clustering
10 2 (0.68%) FortiGate
10 2 (0.68%) McAfee ePO
10 2 (0.68%) Terraform
10 2 (0.68%) vRealize
11 1 (0.34%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 238 (81.23%) VMware
2 203 (69.28%) Microsoft
3 141 (48.12%) Citrix
4 51 (17.41%) Cisco
5 29 (9.90%) Ivanti
6 27 (9.22%) HP
7 23 (7.85%) NetApp
8 18 (6.14%) Veeam
9 16 (5.46%) Fortinet
10 15 (5.12%) 3PAR
11 14 (4.78%) EMC
12 12 (4.10%) Dell
12 12 (4.10%) Juniper
13 11 (3.75%) F5
14 10 (3.41%) Brocade
14 10 (3.41%) CheckPoint
15 9 (3.07%) Apple
15 9 (3.07%) NVIDIA
16 8 (2.73%) BMC
17 7 (2.39%) Sophos