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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 29 June 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Virtual Desktop
Central London > City of London
6 months to
29 Jun 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 262 237 225
Rank change year-on-year -25 -12 +84
Permanent jobs citing Virtual Desktop 40 7 32
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 0.50% 0.13% 0.53%
As % of the System Software category 3.51% 0.69% 2.86%
Number of salaries quoted 16 6 24
10th Percentile £36,875 £33,625 -
25th Percentile £44,063 £44,375 £39,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £56,250 £60,000 £57,500
Median % change year-on-year -6.25% +4.35% +40.24%
75th Percentile £75,000 £73,750 £65,000
90th Percentile £77,500 - £68,800
Central London median annual salary £52,000 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year -13.33% +4.35% +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 1,141 1,010 1,119
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 14.23% 18.82% 18.42%
Number of salaries quoted 967 912 1,005
10th Percentile £35,250 £47,596 £36,250
25th Percentile £52,500 £58,000 £50,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £72,500 £75,000 £70,000
Median % change year-on-year -3.33% +7.14% +7.69%
75th Percentile £93,750 £95,000 £85,000
90th Percentile £108,750 £105,000 £96,250
Central London median annual salary £70,000 £72,500 £70,000
% change year-on-year -3.45% +3.57% +7.69%

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 29 June 2022.

Salary histogram for Virtual Desktop in the City of London

For the 6 months to 29 June 2022, 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 33 (82.50%) Microsoft
2 27 (67.50%) Citrix
2 27 (67.50%) VMware
2 27 (67.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (50.00%) Customer Engagement
3 20 (50.00%) Apple
3 20 (50.00%) Adobe
3 20 (50.00%) Cybersecurity
3 20 (50.00%) Software Licensing
3 20 (50.00%) Hybrid Cloud
3 20 (50.00%) Data Centre
4 17 (42.50%) Windows 10
4 17 (42.50%) Windows
5 15 (37.50%) SCCM
6 13 (32.50%) Microsoft 365
7 10 (25.00%) PowerShell
8 9 (22.50%) Azure
9 8 (20.00%) Microsoft Intune
9 8 (20.00%) Active Directory
9 8 (20.00%) Finance
10 7 (17.50%) Microsoft Office
10 7 (17.50%) XenDesktop
10 7 (17.50%) Application Packaging
11 6 (15.00%) VPN
12 5 (12.50%) User Experience
12 5 (12.50%) XenApp
13 4 (10.00%) Android
13 4 (10.00%) Windows 7
13 4 (10.00%) Hedge funds
13 4 (10.00%) Apple iOS

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 2 (5.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.50%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.50%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 7 (17.50%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 13 (32.50%) Microsoft 365
2 9 (22.50%) Azure
3 4 (10.00%) Power Platform
4 3 (7.50%) Mimecast
4 3 (7.50%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (15.00%) VPN
2 4 (10.00%) 3G
2 4 (10.00%) HTTP
2 4 (10.00%) SSL
3 3 (7.50%) Firewall
3 3 (7.50%) PBX
4 2 (5.00%) DNS
5 1 (2.50%) DHCP
5 1 (2.50%) LAN
5 1 (2.50%) Skype
5 1 (2.50%) TCP/IP
5 1 (2.50%) VoIP
5 1 (2.50%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.00%) Power BI
General
1 8 (20.00%) Finance
2 4 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (10.00%) Financial Institution
2 4 (10.00%) Legal
3 2 (5.00%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 20 (50.00%) Architect
1 20 (50.00%) Digital Architect
1 20 (50.00%) Digital Solutions Architect
1 20 (50.00%) Solutions Architect
2 7 (17.50%) SCCM Engineer
3 6 (15.00%) Desktop Support
3 6 (15.00%) Microsoft 365 Manager
4 3 (7.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (7.50%) Microsoft 365 Engineer
5 2 (5.00%) Applications Engineer
5 2 (5.00%) Citrix Engineer
6 1 (2.50%) Analyst
6 1 (2.50%) Desktop Analyst
6 1 (2.50%) Desktop Engineer
6 1 (2.50%) Desktop Support Analyst
6 1 (2.50%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (2.50%) Senior Desktop Analyst
6 1 (2.50%) Senior Desktop Support
6 1 (2.50%) Senior Desktop Support Analyst
6 1 (2.50%) Senior Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.50%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 20 (50.00%) Data Centre
1 20 (50.00%) Hybrid Cloud
2 5 (12.50%) User Experience
3 4 (10.00%) Analytical Mindset
3 4 (10.00%) Hedge funds
4 3 (7.50%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (2.50%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 17 (42.50%) Windows
1 17 (42.50%) Windows 10
2 4 (10.00%) Android
2 4 (10.00%) Apple iOS
2 4 (10.00%) Windows 7
2 4 (10.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (5.00%) Windows Server 2016
4 1 (2.50%) Linux
4 1 (2.50%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (50.00%) Customer Engagement
1 20 (50.00%) Cybersecurity
1 20 (50.00%) Software Licensing
2 7 (17.50%) Application Packaging
3 4 (10.00%) Data Protection
4 3 (7.50%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 2 (5.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (5.00%) Patch Management
5 2 (5.00%) Performance Optimisation
5 2 (5.00%) Proactive Monitoring
5 2 (5.00%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (5.00%) Security Patching
5 2 (5.00%) Server Management
5 2 (5.00%) SIEM
6 1 (2.50%) Analytics
6 1 (2.50%) Dependency Management
6 1 (2.50%) Personalization
6 1 (2.50%) Product Roadmap
6 1 (2.50%) Strategic Roadmap
6 1 (2.50%) Technology Roadmap
Programming Languages
1 10 (25.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (5.00%) DV Cleared
1 2 (5.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.00%) GDPR
System Software
1 27 (67.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (20.00%) Active Directory
3 7 (17.50%) XenDesktop
4 5 (12.50%) XenApp
5 4 (10.00%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 15 (37.50%) SCCM
2 8 (20.00%) Microsoft Intune
3 3 (7.50%) CASB
Vendors
1 33 (82.50%) Microsoft
2 27 (67.50%) Citrix
2 27 (67.50%) VMware
3 20 (50.00%) Adobe
3 20 (50.00%) Apple
4 3 (7.50%) Mitel
5 2 (5.00%) Bloomberg
5 2 (5.00%) Charles River