Period
to 22 January 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Central London with a requirement for Virtual Desktop skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Virtual Desktop over the 6 months to 22 January 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Virtual Desktop
London > Central London
6 months to
22 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 213 342 368
Rank change year-on-year +129 +26 -3
Permanent jobs citing Virtual Desktop 16 8 19
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Central London 0.31% 0.069% 0.15%
As % of the System Software category 1.64% 0.38% 0.87%
Number of salaries quoted 16 7 19
Median annual salary £57,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.52% +5.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £40,875 £21,250 £35,500
90th Percentile £78,750 £66,000 £91,500
London median annual salary £67,500 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +22.73% - -2.22%

Virtual Desktop 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 Central London with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
Central London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 978 2,082 2,180
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Central London 19.24% 17.97% 16.79%
Number of salaries quoted 844 1,886 1,968
Median annual salary £67,500 £62,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.00% +4.17% +9.09%
10th Percentile £39,650 £27,000 £29,750
90th Percentile £97,125 £93,750 £95,000
London median annual salary £70,000 £62,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year +12.00% +4.17% +9.09%

Virtual Desktop
Job Vacancy Trend in Central London

Job postings citing Virtual Desktop as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Central London.

Job vacancy trend for Virtual Desktop in Central London

Virtual Desktop
Salary Trend in Central London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Virtual Desktop in Central London.

Salary trend for Virtual Desktop in Central London

Virtual Desktop
Salary Histogram in Central London

Salary distribution for jobs citing Virtual Desktop in Central London over the 6 months to 22 January 2021.

Salary histogram for Virtual Desktop in Central London

Virtual Desktop
Job Locations in Central London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Virtual Desktop within the Central London region over the 6 months to 22 January 2021. 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
City of London +92 14 £64,250 +19.53% 1
West End of London - 2 £42,500 -
Virtual Desktop
London

For the 6 months to 22 January 2021, IT jobs citing Virtual Desktop 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 Central London region with a requirement for Virtual Desktop.

1 14 (87.50%) Microsoft
2 12 (75.00%) Azure
3 10 (62.50%) Office 365
3 10 (62.50%) Windows
4 7 (43.75%) SQL
4 7 (43.75%) Active Directory
4 7 (43.75%) Citrix
4 7 (43.75%) Finance
4 7 (43.75%) Cisco
5 6 (37.50%) SharePoint
5 6 (37.50%) ITIL
5 6 (37.50%) PowerShell
5 6 (37.50%) Windows Server 2019
6 5 (31.25%) VMware Infrastructure
6 5 (31.25%) Microsoft Intune
6 5 (31.25%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (31.25%) MS Exchange
6 5 (31.25%) LAN
6 5 (31.25%) WAN
6 5 (31.25%) DNS
6 5 (31.25%) SQL Server
6 5 (31.25%) Disaster Recovery
6 5 (31.25%) VMware
6 5 (31.25%) Business Continuity
7 4 (25.00%) Firewall
7 4 (25.00%) Service Delivery
7 4 (25.00%) Migration
7 4 (25.00%) VoIP
7 4 (25.00%) HP
7 4 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineering

Virtual Desktop
Co-occurring IT Skills in Central London 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 6 (37.50%) SharePoint
2 5 (31.25%) MS Exchange
3 3 (18.75%) IBM Notes
Cloud Services
1 12 (75.00%) Azure
2 10 (62.50%) Office 365
3 4 (25.00%) OneDrive
4 2 (12.50%) SaaS
5 1 (6.25%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (6.25%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 5 (31.25%) DNS
1 5 (31.25%) LAN
1 5 (31.25%) WAN
2 4 (25.00%) Firewall
2 4 (25.00%) VoIP
3 3 (18.75%) DHCP
3 3 (18.75%) MPLS
3 3 (18.75%) Skype
3 3 (18.75%) Unified Communications
4 2 (12.50%) PBX
5 1 (6.25%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (6.25%) IP Telephony
5 1 (6.25%) NetScaler
5 1 (6.25%) Softphone
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (31.25%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.25%) Azure SQL Database
General
1 7 (43.75%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Law
2 1 (6.25%) Legal
2 1 (6.25%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (18.75%) Analyst
2 3 (18.75%) IT Engineer
2 3 (18.75%) Team Leader
3 2 (12.50%) Applications Support
3 2 (12.50%) Change Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) IT Support
3 2 (12.50%) IT Support Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Support Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Technical Leader
3 2 (12.50%) Transition Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Administrator
4 1 (6.25%) Architect
4 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Project Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) SharePoint Systems Administrator
4 1 (6.25%) Technical Specialist
4 1 (6.25%) Technical Team Leader
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (18.75%) Client/Server
1 3 (18.75%) Data Centre
2 2 (12.50%) Replication
2 2 (12.50%) Smartphone
3 1 (6.25%) Blackberry
3 1 (6.25%) Management Information System
3 1 (6.25%) Public Cloud
3 1 (6.25%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (6.25%) User Experience
3 1 (6.25%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 10 (62.50%) Windows
2 6 (37.50%) Windows Server 2019
3 5 (31.25%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (25.00%) Windows Server
4 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2016
5 3 (18.75%) Windows 10
6 2 (12.50%) Debian
6 2 (12.50%) Linux
7 1 (6.25%) Android
7 1 (6.25%) VMS
7 1 (6.25%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (37.50%) ITIL
2 5 (31.25%) Business Continuity
2 5 (31.25%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 4 (25.00%) Migration
3 4 (25.00%) Service Delivery
4 3 (18.75%) Business Continuity Planning
4 3 (18.75%) Change Control
4 3 (18.75%) DevOps
4 3 (18.75%) ITIL V3
4 3 (18.75%) Patch Management
4 3 (18.75%) Problem-Solving
4 3 (18.75%) Project Management
4 3 (18.75%) Vulnerability Scanning
5 2 (12.50%) Change Management
5 2 (12.50%) Decision-Making
5 2 (12.50%) ITSM
5 2 (12.50%) Server Virtualisation
5 2 (12.50%) Technical Leadership
5 2 (12.50%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 7 (43.75%) SQL
2 6 (37.50%) PowerShell
3 2 (12.50%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (18.75%) Degree
1 3 (18.75%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) Data Quality
1 1 (6.25%) PMO
System Software
1 7 (43.75%) Active Directory
2 5 (31.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (18.75%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (6.25%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 5 (31.25%) Microsoft Intune
2 3 (18.75%) SCCM
2 3 (18.75%) vCenter Server
3 2 (12.50%) CASB
3 2 (12.50%) WSUS
Vendors
1 14 (87.50%) Microsoft
2 7 (43.75%) Cisco
2 7 (43.75%) Citrix
3 5 (31.25%) VMware
4 4 (25.00%) HP
5 3 (18.75%) Lotus
5 3 (18.75%) Mitel
6 2 (12.50%) Veeam
7 1 (6.25%) Apple
7 1 (6.25%) Canon
7 1 (6.25%) CheckPoint
7 1 (6.25%) Dell
7 1 (6.25%) Netskope
7 1 (6.25%) RightFax
7 1 (6.25%) ServiceNow
7 1 (6.25%) Sophos