Period
to 8 April 2020

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 8 April 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Hyper-V
England > West Midlands
6 months to
8 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 64 76 90
Rank change year-on-year +12 +14 +51
Permanent jobs citing Hyper-V 226 314 308
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands 3.74% 3.95% 3.11%
As % of the System Software category 21.71% 23.72% 22.08%
Number of salaries quoted 186 211 248
Median annual salary £37,500 £45,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -16.67% +20.00% +7.14%
10th Percentile £25,875 £26,000 £26,000
90th Percentile £63,750 £60,000 £57,875
England median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year - +4.94% +1.25%

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 1,041 1,324 1,395
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 17.24% 16.64% 14.07%
Number of salaries quoted 844 971 990
Median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +11.11%
10th Percentile £25,000 £24,250 £23,500
90th Percentile £69,625 £62,500 £61,250
England median annual salary £51,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +3.00% +5.26% +11.76%

Hyper-V
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing Hyper-V as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in 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

Salary distribution for jobs citing Hyper-V in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 8 April 2020.

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 8 April 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
Solihull +33 65 £40,000 -11.11% 1
Staffordshire +32 45 £30,000 -14.29% 4
Birmingham -49 45 £47,500 - 4
Herefordshire +25 17 £52,500 +156.10%
Worcestershire -8 16 £29,750 -37.37% 1
Warwickshire +16 15 £38,750 +10.71% 3
Dudley - 7 £27,500 -
Coventry +1 5 £65,000 +47.73% 4
Sutton Coldfield +13 2 £30,000 +3.45% 1
Shropshire +7 2 £46,250 +15.63%
Wolverhampton -4 2 £35,500 +36.54% 1
West Bromwich - 2 £45,000 -
Hyper-V
England

For the 6 months to 8 April 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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Hyper-V.

1 193 (85.40%) VMware
2 178 (78.76%) Windows
3 167 (73.89%) VMware Infrastructure
4 166 (73.45%) Microsoft
5 154 (68.14%) Azure
6 149 (65.93%) Office 365
7 134 (59.29%) Active Directory
8 129 (57.08%) Windows Server
9 99 (43.81%) Citrix
10 85 (37.61%) MS Exchange
11 80 (35.40%) Firewall
12 64 (28.32%) DNS
12 64 (28.32%) Infrastructure Engineering
13 61 (26.99%) DHCP
14 57 (25.22%) PowerShell
15 56 (24.78%) XenApp
15 56 (24.78%) Exchange Server 2013
16 54 (23.89%) XenDesktop
17 50 (22.12%) Veeam
17 50 (22.12%) ITIL
18 49 (21.68%) Cisco
19 47 (20.80%) VPN
19 47 (20.80%) Line Management
20 46 (20.35%) Enterprise Storage
20 46 (20.35%) Windows Server 2008
21 45 (19.91%) Problem-Solving
22 43 (19.03%) TCP/IP
22 43 (19.03%) NetApp
22 43 (19.03%) SQL
23 42 (18.58%) SLA

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 85 (37.61%) MS Exchange
2 56 (24.78%) Exchange Server 2013
3 41 (18.14%) Exchange Server 2010
4 21 (9.29%) SharePoint
5 10 (4.42%) IIS
6 9 (3.98%) Skype for Business
7 6 (2.65%) BizTalk Server
8 2 (0.88%) Apache
8 2 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2007
8 2 (0.88%) WebSphere
Applications
1 18 (7.96%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.88%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (2.65%) Dynamics NAV
2 4 (1.77%) Payment Gateway
3 1 (0.44%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.44%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 154 (68.14%) Azure
2 149 (65.93%) Office 365
3 39 (17.26%) IaaS
4 33 (14.60%) PaaS
5 19 (8.41%) AWS
6 11 (4.87%) Azure Active Directory
7 10 (4.42%) Amazon EC2
7 10 (4.42%) Cloud Computing
8 8 (3.54%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 8 (3.54%) Amazon ECS
8 8 (3.54%) Amazon S3
8 8 (3.54%) AWS CloudFormation
8 8 (3.54%) Mimecast
8 8 (3.54%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 5 (2.21%) SaaS
10 2 (0.88%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 80 (35.40%) Firewall
2 64 (28.32%) DNS
3 61 (26.99%) DHCP
4 47 (20.80%) VPN
5 43 (19.03%) TCP/IP
6 34 (15.04%) VLAN
7 30 (13.27%) LAN
8 26 (11.50%) SAN
8 26 (11.50%) WAN
9 23 (10.18%) iSCSI
10 14 (6.19%) Wireless
11 10 (4.42%) Skype
12 8 (3.54%) NAS
13 7 (3.10%) Remote Desktop
14 6 (2.65%) VoIP
15 4 (1.77%) NetScaler
15 4 (1.77%) SSL
16 2 (0.88%) Fibre Channel
16 2 (0.88%) Software-Defined Networking
16 2 (0.88%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (12.39%) SQL Server
2 11 (4.87%) Azure SQL Database
3 10 (4.42%) Amazon RDS
4 8 (3.54%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 5 (2.21%) MS Access
6 3 (1.33%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
6 3 (1.33%) Data Lake
6 3 (1.33%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (1.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (1.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (1.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (0.88%) Relational Database
7 2 (0.88%) SQL Server 2014
7 2 (0.88%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 1 (0.44%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (0.44%) Git (software)
1 1 (0.44%) JIRA
1 1 (0.44%) Selenium
1 1 (0.44%) Visual Studio
General
1 14 (6.19%) Finance
1 14 (6.19%) Games
2 8 (3.54%) Public Sector
3 6 (2.65%) Marketing
4 3 (1.33%) Automotive
5 2 (0.88%) Manufacturing
5 2 (0.88%) Publishing
5 2 (0.88%) Retail
6 1 (0.44%) Billing
Job Titles
1 43 (19.03%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 37 (16.37%) Infrastructure Support
3 36 (15.93%) Analyst
4 32 (14.16%) Support Analyst
5 21 (9.29%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 21 (9.29%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
6 19 (8.41%) IT Support
6 19 (8.41%) Support Engineer
7 18 (7.96%) Cloud Engineer
8 15 (6.64%) Architect
8 15 (6.64%) IT Engineer
9 12 (5.31%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
10 11 (4.87%) 2nd Line Support
11 10 (4.42%) Technical Engineer
12 9 (3.98%) Azure Engineer
13 8 (3.54%) 3rd Line Support
13 8 (3.54%) IT Support Specialist
13 8 (3.54%) Solutions Architect
13 8 (3.54%) Support Specialist
14 7 (3.10%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (3.54%) Web Services
2 2 (0.88%) LDAP
2 2 (0.88%) SAML
3 1 (0.44%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 46 (20.35%) Enterprise Storage
2 28 (12.39%) Data Centre
3 25 (11.06%) Driving Licence
4 19 (8.41%) Management Information System
5 14 (6.19%) Private Cloud
6 13 (5.75%) Replication
7 12 (5.31%) Self-Motivation
8 11 (4.87%) Analytical Skills
8 11 (4.87%) Public Cloud
9 10 (4.42%) Clustering
9 10 (4.42%) Hybrid Cloud
10 6 (2.65%) FMCG
11 5 (2.21%) CMDB
11 5 (2.21%) User Experience
12 3 (1.33%) CCTV
12 3 (1.33%) Client/Server
13 2 (0.88%) Enterprise Software
13 2 (0.88%) Fibre Optics
13 2 (0.88%) Microsoft Licensing
13 2 (0.88%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 178 (78.76%) Windows
2 129 (57.08%) Windows Server
3 46 (20.35%) Windows Server 2008
4 30 (13.27%) Windows 10
4 30 (13.27%) Windows Server 2012
5 25 (11.06%) Windows Server 2016
6 10 (4.42%) Linux
7 8 (3.54%) Windows 7
8 4 (1.77%) Android
8 4 (1.77%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (1.33%) Windows 8
10 2 (0.88%) Apple iOS
10 2 (0.88%) Windows Phone
11 1 (0.44%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (28.32%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 50 (22.12%) ITIL
3 47 (20.80%) Line Management
4 45 (19.91%) Problem-Solving
5 42 (18.58%) Process Improvement
6 36 (15.93%) Change Management
7 35 (15.49%) Server Management
8 32 (14.16%) Decision-Making
8 32 (14.16%) Problem Management
9 24 (10.62%) Project Management
10 18 (7.96%) Commercial Awareness
10 18 (7.96%) Security Management
10 18 (7.96%) Strategic Planning
11 17 (7.52%) Information Security
12 16 (7.08%) Presales
13 14 (6.19%) Information Security Management
13 14 (6.19%) ISMS
14 13 (5.75%) Change Control
14 13 (5.75%) Migration
15 12 (5.31%) Patch Management
Programming Languages
1 57 (25.22%) PowerShell
2 43 (19.03%) SQL
3 8 (3.54%) VBScript
4 3 (1.33%) Shell Script
5 2 (0.88%) T-SQL
6 1 (0.44%) Bash Shell
6 1 (0.44%) C++
6 1 (0.44%) Java
6 1 (0.44%) Python
Qualifications
1 19 (8.41%) MCSE
1 19 (8.41%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (4.42%) CCNA
2 10 (4.42%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (4.42%) MCSA
3 7 (3.10%) Security Cleared
3 7 (3.10%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 6 (2.65%) CCNP
5 5 (2.21%) DV Cleared
5 5 (2.21%) ITIL Certification
6 4 (1.77%) SC Cleared
7 3 (1.33%) AWS Certification
7 3 (1.33%) CCA
7 3 (1.33%) Citrix Certification
8 2 (0.88%) Degree
8 2 (0.88%) Network+ Certification
9 1 (0.44%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (18.58%) SLA
2 35 (15.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 20 (8.85%) BS25999
4 18 (7.96%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 9 (3.98%) QA
6 2 (0.88%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 167 (73.89%) VMware Infrastructure
2 134 (59.29%) Active Directory
3 56 (24.78%) XenApp
4 54 (23.89%) XenDesktop
5 22 (9.73%) BitLocker
6 20 (8.85%) NFS
7 16 (7.08%) Virtual Machines
8 14 (6.19%) Virtual Servers
9 11 (4.87%) VMware ESXi
10 9 (3.98%) vSphere
11 7 (3.10%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 6 (2.65%) Microsoft App-V
13 4 (1.77%) Virtual Desktop
14 2 (0.88%) DFS Replication
14 2 (0.88%) Docker
14 2 (0.88%) Terminal Services
14 2 (0.88%) vCloud
14 2 (0.88%) VMware NSX
14 2 (0.88%) Xen
15 1 (0.44%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 39 (17.26%) Backup Exec
2 28 (12.39%) SCCM
3 18 (7.96%) SCOM
4 17 (7.52%) WSUS
5 8 (3.54%) Microsoft Clustering
5 8 (3.54%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 5 (2.21%) vCenter Server
7 4 (1.77%) Microsoft Intune
7 4 (1.77%) SCDPM
8 3 (1.33%) Failover Clustering
9 2 (0.88%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 2 (0.88%) McAfee ePO
9 2 (0.88%) Norton AntiVirus
9 2 (0.88%) SCSM
9 2 (0.88%) SCVMM
9 2 (0.88%) XenMobile
10 1 (0.44%) Opscode Chef
10 1 (0.44%) Puppet
10 1 (0.44%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 193 (85.40%) VMware
2 166 (73.45%) Microsoft
3 99 (43.81%) Citrix
4 50 (22.12%) Veeam
5 49 (21.68%) Cisco
6 43 (19.03%) NetApp
7 42 (18.58%) Dell
8 32 (14.16%) Symantec
9 28 (12.39%) EqualLogic
10 25 (11.06%) Sophos
11 16 (7.08%) Acronis
11 16 (7.08%) HP
12 12 (5.31%) Meraki
13 9 (3.98%) WatchGuard
14 8 (3.54%) Palo Alto
14 8 (3.54%) SonicWALL
15 5 (2.21%) Juniper
16 3 (1.33%) Nimble Storage
17 2 (0.88%) PagerDuty
17 2 (0.88%) Zerto