Period
to 12 May 2021

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 12 May 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Virtual Desktop
Central London > City of London
6 months to
12 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 228 249 308
Rank change year-on-year +21 +59 +19
Permanent jobs citing Virtual Desktop 4 28 20
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 0.081% 0.38% 0.20%
As % of the System Software category 0.41% 2.02% 1.11%
Number of salaries quoted 3 21 19
10th Percentile £44,250 " £38,700
25th Percentile £45,000 £39,000 £40,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £42,500 £41,000
Median % change year-on-year +11.76% +3.66% -15.90%
75th Percentile £61,250 £65,000 £75,000
90th Percentile £68,750 £70,000 £91,250
Central London median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +11.76% -15.00% -

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 976 1,384 1,798
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 19.72% 18.67% 17.87%
Number of salaries quoted 873 1,233 1,634
10th Percentile £46,250 £31,250 £30,325
25th Percentile £57,500 £46,250 £45,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £75,000 £67,500 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year +11.11% +3.85% +13.04%
75th Percentile £93,750 £85,000 £82,500
90th Percentile £102,500 £98,500 £95,000
Central London median annual salary £72,500 £65,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year +11.54% +4.00% +11.61%

Virtual Desktop
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Virtual Desktop as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in 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

Salary distribution for jobs citing Virtual Desktop in the City of London over the 6 months to 12 May 2021.

Salary histogram for Virtual Desktop in the City of London

For the 6 months to 12 May 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 City of London region with a requirement for Virtual Desktop.

1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft 365
2 3 (75.00%) PowerShell
2 3 (75.00%) Azure
3 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (50.00%) Social Skills
3 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (50.00%) SQL
3 2 (50.00%) ITIL
3 2 (50.00%) Windows
3 2 (50.00%) VMware
4 1 (25.00%) Statistical Analysis
4 1 (25.00%) Incident Management
4 1 (25.00%) JIRA
4 1 (25.00%) Release Management
4 1 (25.00%) Network Security
4 1 (25.00%) Kanban
4 1 (25.00%) SLA
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
4 1 (25.00%) HP
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (25.00%) IaaS
4 1 (25.00%) Service Desk Management
4 1 (25.00%) ServiceNow
4 1 (25.00%) Ansible
4 1 (25.00%) Docker
4 1 (25.00%) DevOps
4 1 (25.00%) Kubernetes
4 1 (25.00%) Critical Success Factor
4 1 (25.00%) Azure Active Directory

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:

Cloud Services
1 3 (75.00%) Azure
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft 365
2 1 (25.00%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (25.00%) Azure Key Vault
2 1 (25.00%) IaaS
2 1 (25.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) JIRA
General
1 2 (50.00%) Social Skills
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Applications Support
1 2 (50.00%) Senior Applications Support
2 1 (25.00%) Applications Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Applications Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Applications Support Technician
2 1 (25.00%) Azure Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) IT Manager
2 1 (25.00%) IT Services Manager
2 1 (25.00%) IT Support
2 1 (25.00%) IT Support Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Platform Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Applications Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Support Technician
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Technician
2 1 (25.00%) Service Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Service Support Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Support Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) Azure Blueprints
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Cloud Native
1 1 (25.00%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) Collaborative Working
2 1 (25.00%) Critical Success Factor
2 1 (25.00%) Decision-Making
2 1 (25.00%) DevOps
2 1 (25.00%) Incident Management
2 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure as Code
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL V3
2 1 (25.00%) ITSM
2 1 (25.00%) Kanban
2 1 (25.00%) Multi-Factor Authentication
2 1 (25.00%) Problem-Solving
2 1 (25.00%) Project Delivery
2 1 (25.00%) Release Management
2 1 (25.00%) Scrum
2 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (25.00%) Service Desk Management
2 1 (25.00%) Service Management
2 1 (25.00%) Statistical Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (50.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (25.00%) Docker
2 1 (25.00%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Ansible
1 1 (25.00%) Kubernetes
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) VMware
3 1 (25.00%) HP
3 1 (25.00%) ServiceNow