Period
to 15 November 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 15 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Virtual Desktop
Central London > City of London
6 months to
15 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 326 303 338
Rank change year-on-year -23 +35 +63
Permanent jobs citing Virtual Desktop 22 30 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.20% 0.29% 0.18%
As % of the System Software category 1.26% 2.03% 1.51%
Number of salaries quoted 20 29 21
City of London median annual salary £40,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% +5.88% -5.56%
10th Percentile £28,075 £26,500 £33,000
90th Percentile £73,250 £47,500 £53,750
Central London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - -5.56%

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 1,750 1,479 1,389
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 15.71% 14.47% 11.81%
Number of salaries quoted 1,601 1,368 1,263
City of London median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% +4.76% +11.70%
10th Percentile £29,500 £30,000 £28,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £85,000 £78,750
Central London median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% +10.00% +11.11%

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 15 November 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 15 November 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 15 November 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 (86.36%) Windows
2 14 (63.64%) VMware
2 14 (63.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (59.09%) Windows 10
3 13 (59.09%) VPN
3 13 (59.09%) Active Directory
3 13 (59.09%) Citrix
4 12 (54.55%) Microsoft
5 11 (50.00%) Windows 7
5 11 (50.00%) Office 365
6 10 (45.45%) Amazon AWS
6 10 (45.45%) ITIL
6 10 (45.45%) Finance
7 8 (36.36%) Telecoms
7 8 (36.36%) TCP/IP
7 8 (36.36%) Microsoft Azure
8 7 (31.82%) Microsoft Intune
8 7 (31.82%) ITIL V3
8 7 (31.82%) Microsoft Office
8 7 (31.82%) WAN
9 6 (27.27%) DHCP
9 6 (27.27%) DNS
9 6 (27.27%) MS Exchange
9 6 (27.27%) Avaya
9 6 (27.27%) Apple
9 6 (27.27%) Wireless
9 6 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (27.27%) Advertising
9 6 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2010
9 6 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008

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 6 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2010
1 6 (27.27%) MS Exchange
2 2 (9.09%) OpenStack
Applications
1 7 (31.82%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 11 (50.00%) Office 365
2 10 (45.45%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (36.36%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (22.73%) G Suite
5 2 (9.09%) OpenShift
6 1 (4.55%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 13 (59.09%) VPN
2 8 (36.36%) TCP/IP
3 7 (31.82%) WAN
4 6 (27.27%) DHCP
4 6 (27.27%) DNS
4 6 (27.27%) Wireless
5 5 (22.73%) LAN
5 5 (22.73%) VoIP
6 2 (9.09%) Firewall
6 2 (9.09%) Intrusion Detection
6 2 (9.09%) NAS
6 2 (9.09%) PBX
6 2 (9.09%) SAN
7 1 (4.55%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.09%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 1 (4.55%) AdminStudio
1 1 (4.55%) InstallShield
General
1 10 (45.45%) Finance
2 8 (36.36%) Telecoms
3 6 (27.27%) Advertising
4 2 (9.09%) Banking
4 2 (9.09%) Law
4 2 (9.09%) Legal
Job Titles
1 8 (36.36%) Administrator
1 8 (36.36%) Systems Administrator
2 5 (22.73%) Cloud Engineer
3 4 (18.18%) Analyst
3 4 (18.18%) ITIL Service Analyst
3 4 (18.18%) ITIL Service Desk Analyst
3 4 (18.18%) Service Analyst
3 4 (18.18%) Service Desk Analyst
4 3 (13.64%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (13.64%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (13.64%) Mac Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Active Directory Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) Desktop Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Operations Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Operations Support Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Senior Desktop Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Technical Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Technical Operations Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Technical Support
5 2 (9.09%) Technical Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (22.73%) Middleware
2 1 (4.55%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (22.73%) User Experience
2 4 (18.18%) BYOD
2 4 (18.18%) Fintech
3 3 (13.64%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (9.09%) Management Information System
5 1 (4.55%) Blackberry
5 1 (4.55%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 19 (86.36%) Windows
2 13 (59.09%) Windows 10
3 11 (50.00%) Windows 7
4 6 (27.27%) Windows Server
4 6 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (27.27%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (22.73%) Mac OS
6 2 (9.09%) Linux
6 2 (9.09%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (45.45%) ITIL
2 7 (31.82%) ITIL V3
3 6 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (27.27%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 6 (27.27%) Patch Management
3 6 (27.27%) Security Patching
3 6 (27.27%) Server Virtualisation
4 5 (22.73%) DevOps
4 5 (22.73%) Identity Management
4 5 (22.73%) Tech Ops
5 4 (18.18%) Mentoring
5 4 (18.18%) Open Source
6 3 (13.64%) Change Control
6 3 (13.64%) Data Protection
7 2 (9.09%) Business Continuity Planning
7 2 (9.09%) Coaching
7 2 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (9.09%) Line Management
7 2 (9.09%) Mobile Device Management
7 2 (9.09%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 2 (9.09%) Bash Shell
1 2 (9.09%) PowerShell
1 2 (9.09%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (22.73%) MCSE
1 5 (22.73%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (9.09%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.09%) GDPR
1 2 (9.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 14 (63.64%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (59.09%) Active Directory
3 3 (13.64%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (9.09%) BitLocker
4 2 (9.09%) Hyper-V
4 2 (9.09%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (9.09%) RHEV
5 1 (4.55%) XenApp
5 1 (4.55%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 7 (31.82%) Microsoft Intune
2 5 (22.73%) Jamf Pro
2 5 (22.73%) SCCM
3 2 (9.09%) AirWatch
3 2 (9.09%) Ansible
3 2 (9.09%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (9.09%) Puppet
3 2 (9.09%) vCenter Server
4 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 1 (4.55%) SCDPM
4 1 (4.55%) SCOrch
4 1 (4.55%) SCSM
4 1 (4.55%) SCVMM
4 1 (4.55%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 14 (63.64%) VMware
2 13 (59.09%) Citrix
3 12 (54.55%) Microsoft
4 6 (27.27%) Apple
4 6 (27.27%) Avaya
5 5 (22.73%) Okta
6 2 (9.09%) Mitel
6 2 (9.09%) MobileIron
6 2 (9.09%) SaltStack
6 2 (9.09%) ServiceNow
6 2 (9.09%) Wyse
7 1 (4.55%) Altiris