Period
to 26 May 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of 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 26 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Virtual Desktop
Central London > City of London
6 months to
26 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 323 325 351
Rank change year-on-year +2 +26 +76
Permanent jobs citing Virtual Desktop 19 12 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.18% 0.12% 0.21%
As % of the System Software category 1.25% 0.90% 1.74%
Number of salaries quoted 17 12 28
City of London median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.76% -10.53% -25.49%
10th Percentile £26,500 £22,500 £36,600
90th Percentile £63,750 £65,500 £62,700
Central London median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +11.76% -10.53% -24.00%

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 the City of London with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
City of London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 1,524 1,338 1,609
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 14.23% 13.05% 11.90%
Number of salaries quoted 1,414 1,220 1,442
City of London median annual salary £57,500 £54,250 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.99% +8.50% +5.26%
10th Percentile £31,250 £28,000 £27,750
90th Percentile £87,500 £82,500 £80,000
Central London median annual salary £55,000 £52,250 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +4.50% +5.26%

Virtual Desktop
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Virtual Desktop as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for Virtual Desktop in the City of London

Virtual Desktop
Salary Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Virtual Desktop in the City of London.

Salary trend for Virtual Desktop in the City of London

Virtual Desktop
Salary Histogram in the City of London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Virtual Desktop in the City of London over the 6 months to 26 May 2018.

Salary histogram for Virtual Desktop in the City of London

For the 6 months to 26 May 2018, 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 City of London region with a requirement for Virtual Desktop.

1 19 (100.00%) Windows
2 16 (84.21%) Citrix
2 16 (84.21%) VMware
2 16 (84.21%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (78.95%) Microsoft
4 13 (68.42%) Microsoft Office
4 13 (68.42%) Windows 10
5 12 (63.16%) Office 365
6 11 (57.89%) Windows 7
6 11 (57.89%) SCCM
6 11 (57.89%) User Experience
6 11 (57.89%) Customer-Centricity
7 10 (52.63%) ITIL
7 10 (52.63%) Active Directory
7 10 (52.63%) Microsoft Certification
8 9 (47.37%) MCSA
8 9 (47.37%) Mobile Device Management
8 9 (47.37%) Finance
9 8 (42.11%) ITIL V3
9 8 (42.11%) Analytical Skills
9 8 (42.11%) Microsoft App-V
10 7 (36.84%) MCSE
10 7 (36.84%) Application Virtualisation
10 7 (36.84%) Microsoft Azure
10 7 (36.84%) XenApp
10 7 (36.84%) XenDesktop
11 6 (31.58%) SCOM
11 6 (31.58%) SCVMM
11 6 (31.58%) Microsoft Intune
11 6 (31.58%) Desktop Virtualisation

Virtual Desktop
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of 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 4 (21.05%) MS Exchange
1 4 (21.05%) Skype for Business
2 1 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 13 (68.42%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (15.79%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (15.79%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 12 (63.16%) Office 365
2 7 (36.84%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (31.58%) Azure Active Directory
4 3 (15.79%) Slack
5 1 (5.26%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (31.58%) Remote Desktop
2 5 (26.32%) DNS
2 5 (26.32%) VPN
3 4 (21.05%) Skype
3 4 (21.05%) TCP/IP
4 3 (15.79%) Firewall
4 3 (15.79%) Internet
5 2 (10.53%) DHCP
6 1 (5.26%) Broadband
6 1 (5.26%) LAN
6 1 (5.26%) MPLS
6 1 (5.26%) NAS
6 1 (5.26%) NetScaler
6 1 (5.26%) SAN
6 1 (5.26%) VSAN
6 1 (5.26%) WAN
Development Applications
1 1 (5.26%) InstallShield
1 1 (5.26%) Jenkins
1 1 (5.26%) JIRA
1 1 (5.26%) TeamCity
General
1 9 (47.37%) Finance
2 1 (5.26%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 8 (42.11%) Analyst
2 6 (31.58%) SCCM Engineer
3 5 (26.32%) Azure Engineer
3 5 (26.32%) Desktop Support
3 5 (26.32%) ITIL Service Analyst
3 5 (26.32%) ITIL Service Desk Analyst
3 5 (26.32%) Service Analyst
3 5 (26.32%) Service Desk Analyst
4 4 (21.05%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (21.05%) SCCM Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (15.79%) Desktop Analyst
5 3 (15.79%) Desktop Support Analyst
5 3 (15.79%) Support Analyst
6 2 (10.53%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
7 1 (5.26%) Deployment Engineer
7 1 (5.26%) Senior Desktop Engineer
7 1 (5.26%) Senior Desktop Support
7 1 (5.26%) Senior Infrastructure Specialist
7 1 (5.26%) Server Specialist
7 1 (5.26%) Technical Leader
Miscellaneous
1 11 (57.89%) User Experience
2 8 (42.11%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (15.79%) Blackberry
3 3 (15.79%) iPhone
3 3 (15.79%) Management Information System
3 3 (15.79%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (5.26%) Data Centre
4 1 (5.26%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 19 (100.00%) Windows
2 13 (68.42%) Windows 10
3 11 (57.89%) Windows 7
4 5 (26.32%) Windows 8
5 4 (21.05%) Android
5 4 (21.05%) Apple iOS
6 3 (15.79%) Linux
7 2 (10.53%) Windows Server
8 1 (5.26%) Mac OS
8 1 (5.26%) Unix
8 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (57.89%) Customer-Centricity
2 10 (52.63%) ITIL
3 9 (47.37%) Mobile Device Management
4 8 (42.11%) ITIL V3
5 7 (36.84%) Application Virtualisation
6 6 (31.58%) Data Protection
6 6 (31.58%) Desktop Virtualisation
6 6 (31.58%) Multi-Factor Authentication
6 6 (31.58%) Service Delivery
7 5 (26.32%) Open Source
7 5 (26.32%) Problem-Solving
8 3 (15.79%) Application Packaging
8 3 (15.79%) Information Security
8 3 (15.79%) ITSM
9 1 (5.26%) Capacity Management
9 1 (5.26%) Continuous Integration
9 1 (5.26%) Disaster Recovery
9 1 (5.26%) Investment Management
9 1 (5.26%) Load Balancing
9 1 (5.26%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 4 (21.05%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 10 (52.63%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (47.37%) MCSA
3 7 (36.84%) MCSE
4 3 (15.79%) A+ Certification
4 3 (15.79%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (84.21%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (52.63%) Active Directory
3 8 (42.11%) Microsoft App-V
4 7 (36.84%) XenApp
4 7 (36.84%) XenDesktop
5 6 (31.58%) BitLocker
5 6 (31.58%) Virtual Machines
6 5 (26.32%) vSphere
7 3 (15.79%) Virtual Servers
7 3 (15.79%) VMware Workstation
8 1 (5.26%) Firmware
8 1 (5.26%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (5.26%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 11 (57.89%) SCCM
2 6 (31.58%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 6 (31.58%) Microsoft Intune
2 6 (31.58%) SCDPM
2 6 (31.58%) SCOM
2 6 (31.58%) SCOrch
2 6 (31.58%) SCSM
2 6 (31.58%) SCVMM
3 5 (26.32%) vCenter Server
4 1 (5.26%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 16 (84.21%) Citrix
1 16 (84.21%) VMware
2 15 (78.95%) Microsoft
3 6 (31.58%) Wyse
4 3 (15.79%) Apple
4 3 (15.79%) ServiceNow
5 1 (5.26%) Bloomberg
5 1 (5.26%) FactSet
5 1 (5.26%) Ivanti