Period
to 26 February 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 26 February 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Virtual Desktop
Central London > City of London
6 months to
26 Feb 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 217 296 306
Rank change year-on-year +79 +10 +13
Permanent jobs citing Virtual Desktop 11 6 20
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 0.24% 0.066% 0.19%
As % of the System Software category 1.19% 0.38% 1.11%
Number of salaries quoted 11 5 19
Median annual salary £52,500 £42,500 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +23.53% +3.66% -13.68%
10th Percentile £39,500 £21,250 £33,050
90th Percentile £80,000 £66,500 £91,500
Central London median annual salary £52,500 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.53% -5.00% +5.26%

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 925 1,566 1,794
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 19.78% 17.27% 17.23%
Number of salaries quoted 810 1,395 1,626
Median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% +4.00% +13.64%
10th Percentile £44,875 £27,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £97,500 £97,000 £95,000
Central London median annual salary £70,000 £63,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year +10.24% +5.83% +9.09%

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 26 February 2021.

Salary histogram for Virtual Desktop in the City of London

For the 6 months to 26 February 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 9 (81.82%) Microsoft
2 7 (63.64%) Azure
3 6 (54.55%) Active Directory
3 6 (54.55%) ITIL
3 6 (54.55%) SQL
3 6 (54.55%) Microsoft 365
4 5 (45.45%) SQL Server
4 5 (45.45%) LAN
4 5 (45.45%) WAN
4 5 (45.45%) Finance
5 4 (36.36%) VMware
5 4 (36.36%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (36.36%) Windows
5 4 (36.36%) Cisco
6 3 (27.27%) DHCP
6 3 (27.27%) DNS
6 3 (27.27%) Lotus
6 3 (27.27%) MPLS
6 3 (27.27%) IBM Notes
6 3 (27.27%) Client/Server
6 3 (27.27%) MS Exchange
6 3 (27.27%) VoIP
6 3 (27.27%) Business Continuity
6 3 (27.27%) ITIL V3
6 3 (27.27%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (27.27%) Firewall
6 3 (27.27%) Degree
6 3 (27.27%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (27.27%) Business Continuity Planning
6 3 (27.27%) ITIL Foundation Certificate

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 3 (27.27%) IBM Notes
1 3 (27.27%) MS Exchange
2 2 (18.18%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 7 (63.64%) Azure
2 6 (54.55%) Microsoft 365
3 2 (18.18%) Azure Active Directory
3 2 (18.18%) OneDrive
3 2 (18.18%) SaaS
4 1 (9.09%) IaaS
4 1 (9.09%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (45.45%) LAN
1 5 (45.45%) WAN
2 3 (27.27%) DHCP
2 3 (27.27%) DNS
2 3 (27.27%) Firewall
2 3 (27.27%) MPLS
2 3 (27.27%) VoIP
3 1 (9.09%) IP Telephony
3 1 (9.09%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (45.45%) SQL Server
2 1 (9.09%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) JIRA
General
1 5 (45.45%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (27.27%) IT Engineer
1 3 (27.27%) Support Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Applications Support
2 2 (18.18%) Change Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) IT Support
2 2 (18.18%) IT Support Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Senior Applications Support
2 2 (18.18%) Transition Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Applications Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Applications Support Technician
3 1 (9.09%) Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Azure Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Cloud Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Platform Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Applications Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Technician
3 1 (9.09%) Support Technician
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (27.27%) Client/Server
1 3 (27.27%) Data Centre
2 1 (9.09%) Blackberry
2 1 (9.09%) Cloud Native
2 1 (9.09%) Public Cloud
2 1 (9.09%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 4 (36.36%) Windows
2 1 (9.09%) Android
2 1 (9.09%) VMS
2 1 (9.09%) Windows 7
2 1 (9.09%) Windows Server
2 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2016
2 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) ITIL
2 3 (27.27%) Business Continuity
2 3 (27.27%) Business Continuity Planning
2 3 (27.27%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (27.27%) ITIL V3
2 3 (27.27%) Patch Management
2 3 (27.27%) Problem-Solving
2 3 (27.27%) Vulnerability Scanning
3 2 (18.18%) Change Management
3 2 (18.18%) Decision-Making
3 2 (18.18%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 2 (18.18%) ITSM
3 2 (18.18%) Project Management
3 2 (18.18%) Validation
4 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure as Code
4 1 (9.09%) Inventory Management
4 1 (9.09%) Migration
4 1 (9.09%) Project Delivery
4 1 (9.09%) Service Delivery
4 1 (9.09%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (54.55%) SQL
2 2 (18.18%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) Degree
1 3 (27.27%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) Data Quality
1 1 (9.09%) PMO
System Software
1 6 (54.55%) Active Directory
2 4 (36.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (27.27%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (18.18%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (9.09%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (27.27%) vCenter Server
2 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (9.09%) Ansible
3 1 (9.09%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 9 (81.82%) Microsoft
2 4 (36.36%) Cisco
2 4 (36.36%) VMware
3 3 (27.27%) Lotus
4 2 (18.18%) Citrix
5 1 (9.09%) Apple
5 1 (9.09%) Dell
5 1 (9.09%) HP
5 1 (9.09%) ServiceNow