Period
to 20 August 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 20 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Virtual Desktop
Central London > City of London
6 months to
20 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 319 309 350
Rank change year-on-year -10 +41 +75
Permanent jobs citing Virtual Desktop 25 23 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.23% 0.23% 0.16%
As % of the System Software category 1.58% 1.64% 1.36%
Number of salaries quoted 23 22 21
City of London median annual salary £36,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -20.00% +5.88% -15.00%
10th Percentile £26,500 £23,075 £33,000
90th Percentile £63,750 £47,500 £57,500
Central London median annual salary £40,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -10.00% +5.88% -10.53%

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 1,579 1,406 1,549
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 14.44% 13.84% 12.04%
Number of salaries quoted 1,468 1,278 1,423
City of London median annual salary £60,000 £54,250 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.60% +3.33% +10.53%
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,500 £28,000
90th Percentile £92,500 £82,325 £80,000
Central London median annual salary £59,000 £52,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +13.46% +4.00% +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 20 August 2018.

Salary histogram for Virtual Desktop in the City of London

Virtual Desktop
Job Locations in the City of 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 City of London region over the 6 months to 20 August 2018. 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
London Bridge - 1 £50,000 -
Virtual Desktop
Central London

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 25 (100.00%) Windows
2 18 (72.00%) ITIL
2 18 (72.00%) Citrix
2 18 (72.00%) Windows 7
3 17 (68.00%) Windows 10
4 16 (64.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 16 (64.00%) Microsoft
4 16 (64.00%) VMware
5 15 (60.00%) VPN
6 14 (56.00%) ITIL V3
7 13 (52.00%) Office 365
7 13 (52.00%) Finance
8 11 (44.00%) Active Directory
8 11 (44.00%) Microsoft Office
9 10 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
10 9 (36.00%) TCP/IP
10 9 (36.00%) DNS
11 8 (32.00%) Microsoft Certification
11 8 (32.00%) Apple
11 8 (32.00%) MS Exchange
12 7 (28.00%) Wyse
12 7 (28.00%) User Experience
12 7 (28.00%) Microsoft Azure
12 7 (28.00%) Open Source
13 6 (24.00%) vCenter Server
13 6 (24.00%) Customer-Centricity
13 6 (24.00%) Problem-Solving
13 6 (24.00%) Amazon AWS
13 6 (24.00%) SCCM
13 6 (24.00%) Microsoft Intune

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 8 (32.00%) MS Exchange
2 5 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (12.00%) Skype for Business
4 1 (4.00%) OpenStack
Applications
1 11 (44.00%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (12.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (12.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 13 (52.00%) Office 365
2 7 (28.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (24.00%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (20.00%) G Suite
5 3 (12.00%) Slack
6 1 (4.00%) IaaS
6 1 (4.00%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 15 (60.00%) VPN
2 9 (36.00%) DNS
2 9 (36.00%) TCP/IP
3 6 (24.00%) DHCP
3 6 (24.00%) WAN
4 5 (20.00%) LAN
4 5 (20.00%) VoIP
4 5 (20.00%) Wireless
5 4 (16.00%) Firewall
6 3 (12.00%) Internet
6 3 (12.00%) Skype
7 2 (8.00%) NAS
7 2 (8.00%) SAN
8 1 (4.00%) Intrusion Detection
8 1 (4.00%) MPLS
8 1 (4.00%) NetScaler
8 1 (4.00%) PBX
8 1 (4.00%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.00%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 2 (8.00%) InstallShield
2 1 (4.00%) AdminStudio
General
1 13 (52.00%) Finance
2 6 (24.00%) Telecoms
3 5 (20.00%) Advertising
4 1 (4.00%) Banking
4 1 (4.00%) Law
4 1 (4.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 10 (40.00%) Analyst
2 7 (28.00%) ITIL Service Analyst
2 7 (28.00%) ITIL Service Desk Analyst
2 7 (28.00%) Service Analyst
2 7 (28.00%) Service Desk Analyst
3 6 (24.00%) Administrator
3 6 (24.00%) Systems Administrator
4 5 (20.00%) Cloud Engineer
5 4 (16.00%) Desktop Support
6 3 (12.00%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (12.00%) Desktop Analyst
6 3 (12.00%) Desktop Support Analyst
6 3 (12.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (12.00%) Mac Engineer
6 3 (12.00%) Support Analyst
7 2 (8.00%) Operations Engineer
7 2 (8.00%) Operations Support Engineer
7 2 (8.00%) Technical Engineer
7 2 (8.00%) Technical Operations Engineer
7 2 (8.00%) Technical Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (20.00%) Middleware
2 1 (4.00%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (28.00%) User Experience
3 4 (16.00%) Management Information System
4 3 (12.00%) Blackberry
4 3 (12.00%) BYOD
4 3 (12.00%) Fintech
4 3 (12.00%) iPhone
4 3 (12.00%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (4.00%) Data Centre
5 1 (4.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 25 (100.00%) Windows
2 18 (72.00%) Windows 7
3 17 (68.00%) Windows 10
4 6 (24.00%) Windows 8
5 5 (20.00%) Mac OS
5 5 (20.00%) Windows Server
5 5 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (16.00%) Linux
7 3 (12.00%) Android
7 3 (12.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (72.00%) ITIL
2 14 (56.00%) ITIL V3
3 7 (28.00%) Open Source
4 6 (24.00%) Customer-Centricity
4 6 (24.00%) Problem-Solving
5 5 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (20.00%) DevOps
5 5 (20.00%) Identity Management
5 5 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 5 (20.00%) Patch Management
5 5 (20.00%) Security Patching
5 5 (20.00%) Server Virtualisation
5 5 (20.00%) Tech Ops
6 4 (16.00%) Information Security
6 4 (16.00%) Mobile Device Management
7 3 (12.00%) Application Packaging
7 3 (12.00%) ITSM
7 3 (12.00%) Mentoring
8 2 (8.00%) Change Control
9 1 (4.00%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (20.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (4.00%) Bash Shell
2 1 (4.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 8 (32.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (20.00%) MCSE
3 3 (12.00%) A+ Certification
3 3 (12.00%) MCP
3 3 (12.00%) MCSA
4 1 (4.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.00%) GDPR
1 2 (8.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 16 (64.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (44.00%) Active Directory
3 4 (16.00%) vSphere
4 3 (12.00%) Microsoft App-V
4 3 (12.00%) Virtual Servers
4 3 (12.00%) VMware Workstation
5 1 (4.00%) BitLocker
5 1 (4.00%) Hyper-V
5 1 (4.00%) RHEV
5 1 (4.00%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (4.00%) VMware NSX
5 1 (4.00%) XenApp
5 1 (4.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 6 (24.00%) Microsoft Intune
1 6 (24.00%) SCCM
1 6 (24.00%) vCenter Server
2 5 (20.00%) Jamf Pro
3 1 (4.00%) AirWatch
3 1 (4.00%) Ansible
3 1 (4.00%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (4.00%) Puppet
3 1 (4.00%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 18 (72.00%) Citrix
2 16 (64.00%) Microsoft
2 16 (64.00%) VMware
3 8 (32.00%) Apple
4 7 (28.00%) Wyse
5 5 (20.00%) Avaya
5 5 (20.00%) Okta
6 4 (16.00%) ServiceNow
7 1 (4.00%) Altiris
7 1 (4.00%) Ivanti
7 1 (4.00%) Mitel
7 1 (4.00%) MobileIron
7 1 (4.00%) SaltStack