Virtual Desktop Jobs in England

Virtual Desktop
UK > England

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England 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 19 April 2024 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

6 months to
19 Apr 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 556 654 773
Rank change year-on-year +98 +119 -101
Permanent jobs citing Virtual Desktop 270 299 379
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 0.32% 0.31% 0.29%
As % of the System Software category 2.44% 2.05% 1.62%
Number of salaries quoted 217 182 227
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £30,500
25th Percentile £36,298 £36,750 £38,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £53,500 £50,500
Median % change year-on-year -6.54% +5.94% +12.22%
75th Percentile £73,250 £73,438 £68,125
90th Percentile £96,000 £82,500 £81,750
UK median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £53,750
% change year-on-year -4.76% -2.33% +19.44%

All System Software Skills
England

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 England with a requirement for system software skills.

Permanent vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 11,060 14,591 23,417
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 13.14% 15.37% 18.00%
Number of salaries quoted 8,999 9,955 14,061
10th Percentile £26,250 £28,000 £27,750
25th Percentile £32,500 £37,500 £38,349
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £55,000 £57,500
Median % change year-on-year -9.09% -4.35% +4.55%
75th Percentile £67,500 £77,500 £80,000
90th Percentile £87,500 £95,000 £95,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £55,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year -9.09% -4.35% +4.55%

Virtual Desktop
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Virtual Desktop as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Virtual Desktop in England

Virtual Desktop
Salary Trend in England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Virtual Desktop in England.

Salary trend for Virtual Desktop in England

Virtual Desktop
Salary Histogram in England

Salary distribution for jobs citing Virtual Desktop in England over the 6 months to 19 April 2024.

Salary histogram for Virtual Desktop in England

Virtual Desktop
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Virtual Desktop within the England region over the 6 months to 19 April 2024. 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
Jobs
London +138 83 £72,500 +11.54% 19
South East +14 58 £53,000 +47.22% 5
North of England +66 44 £39,500 +12.86% 6
Midlands -4 37 £50,000 -8.26% 5
West Midlands +49 32 £50,000 -10.71% 5
East of England +42 32 £27,000 -45.18% 5
Yorkshire +97 21 £50,804 +45.15% 3
North East +4 17 £39,500 +21.54% 1
South West -19 14 £55,000 +47.65% 1
North West +14 6 £36,867 -43.28% 2
East Midlands -49 5 £45,000 +38.46%
Virtual Desktop
UK

Virtual Desktop
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 101 (37.41%) Microsoft Exchange
2 57 (21.11%) SharePoint
3 3 (1.11%) Apache
3 3 (1.11%) nginx
4 2 (0.74%) JBoss
Applications
1 12 (4.44%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (1.11%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.37%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.37%) Carpe Diem
1 1 (0.37%) Elite 3E
Cloud Services
1 189 (70.00%) Microsoft 365
2 185 (68.52%) Azure
3 85 (31.48%) Entra ID
4 46 (17.04%) Azure DevOps
5 26 (9.63%) AWS
6 21 (7.78%) IaaS
6 21 (7.78%) PaaS
7 19 (7.04%) Azure Storage
8 17 (6.30%) Azure Sentinel
9 16 (5.93%) OneDrive
10 15 (5.56%) Cloud Computing
11 14 (5.19%) Azure Monitor
11 14 (5.19%) Microsoft Purview
12 7 (2.59%) Nutanix
13 5 (1.85%) GCP
13 5 (1.85%) Power Platform
14 4 (1.48%) Dynamics 365
14 4 (1.48%) OCI
14 4 (1.48%) Serverless
15 2 (0.74%) Azure AKS
Communications & Networking
1 82 (30.37%) Firewall
2 47 (17.41%) DNS
3 36 (13.33%) VPN
4 33 (12.22%) WAN
5 32 (11.85%) DHCP
6 31 (11.48%) LAN
7 29 (10.74%) TCP/IP
8 24 (8.89%) Network Security
9 22 (8.15%) Remote Desktop
10 18 (6.67%) SAN
11 15 (5.56%) NGFW
11 15 (5.56%) Wireshark
12 12 (4.44%) NetScaler
13 10 (3.70%) VLAN
14 8 (2.96%) VoIP
14 8 (2.96%) Wi-Fi
15 6 (2.22%) Structured Cabling
15 6 (2.22%) Wireless
16 4 (1.48%) SSL
17 2 (0.74%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (6.67%) Amazon RDS
2 9 (3.33%) SQL Server
3 3 (1.11%) Power BI
4 1 (0.37%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 5 (1.85%) Jenkins
2 3 (1.11%) Git
3 2 (0.74%) Bitbucket
4 1 (0.37%) Robot Framework
4 1 (0.37%) Selenium
4 1 (0.37%) TeamCity
General
1 80 (29.63%) Social Skills
2 53 (19.63%) Finance
3 14 (5.19%) Retail
4 12 (4.44%) Legal
5 11 (4.07%) Documentation Skills
5 11 (4.07%) Public Sector
6 8 (2.96%) Banking
6 8 (2.96%) Law
7 7 (2.59%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (1.11%) Inclusion and Diversity
8 3 (1.11%) Local Government
8 3 (1.11%) Police
9 2 (0.74%) Organisational Skills
9 2 (0.74%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 47 (17.41%) IT Support
2 32 (11.85%) Support Engineer
3 31 (11.48%) Analyst
4 30 (11.11%) IT Analyst
5 29 (10.74%) Senior
6 27 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support
6 27 (10.00%) IT Engineer
7 24 (8.89%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 23 (8.52%) Lead
9 20 (7.41%) IT Support Engineer
10 19 (7.04%) Architect
10 19 (7.04%) IT Support Analyst
11 17 (6.30%) Azure Specialist
12 16 (5.93%) 3rd Line Support
12 16 (5.93%) Cloud Architect
12 16 (5.93%) Cloud Engineer
12 16 (5.93%) DevOps Architect
12 16 (5.93%) Support Specialist
13 15 (5.56%) Citrix Architect
13 15 (5.56%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (11.48%) ARM Templates
2 22 (8.15%) JSON
3 15 (5.56%) YAML
4 3 (1.11%) OAuth
4 3 (1.11%) OAuth2
4 3 (1.11%) OpenID
4 3 (1.11%) Software Packaging
5 2 (0.74%) CSS
5 2 (0.74%) CSS3
5 2 (0.74%) HTML
5 2 (0.74%) HTML5
5 2 (0.74%) Keycloak
5 2 (0.74%) React
5 2 (0.74%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 32 (11.85%) Management Information System
2 20 (7.41%) Self-Motivation
3 17 (6.30%) Private Cloud
4 16 (5.93%) PKI
5 15 (5.56%) Public Cloud
6 14 (5.19%) Data Centre
6 14 (5.19%) Security Operations Centre
7 12 (4.44%) iPad
8 10 (3.70%) Driving Licence
9 9 (3.33%) Cloud Native
10 8 (2.96%) Mobile App
11 7 (2.59%) PMI
12 5 (1.85%) Low-Code
13 4 (1.48%) Algorithms
13 4 (1.48%) Data Structures
13 4 (1.48%) Enterprise Cloud
14 3 (1.11%) Product Ownership
15 2 (0.74%) CMDB
15 2 (0.74%) Tandem
15 2 (0.74%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 158 (58.52%) Windows
2 84 (31.11%) Windows Server
3 30 (11.11%) Windows 10
4 29 (10.74%) Apple iOS
5 26 (9.63%) Windows Server 2019
6 24 (8.89%) Android
6 24 (8.89%) Windows Server 2016
7 22 (8.15%) Linux
8 10 (3.70%) Windows 7
9 8 (2.96%) VMS
10 3 (1.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (0.74%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.37%) Unix
12 1 (0.37%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (24.44%) DevOps
2 60 (22.22%) ITIL
3 59 (21.85%) Agile
4 42 (15.56%) Problem-Solving
5 35 (12.96%) CI/CD
5 35 (12.96%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 34 (12.59%) Infrastructure as Code
7 31 (11.48%) Customer Service
8 29 (10.74%) Cybersecurity
8 29 (10.74%) Line Management
8 29 (10.74%) Migration
9 27 (10.00%) Process Improvement
10 26 (9.63%) Information Security
10 26 (9.63%) Roadmaps
11 25 (9.26%) Data Loss Prevention
11 25 (9.26%) Service Delivery
12 22 (8.15%) Continuous Improvement
12 22 (8.15%) Service Management
13 21 (7.78%) Identity Access Management
13 21 (7.78%) Server Management
Programming Languages
1 84 (31.11%) PowerShell
2 19 (7.04%) Python
3 17 (6.30%) Bicep
4 14 (5.19%) C#
4 14 (5.19%) VB
4 14 (5.19%) VBScript
5 12 (4.44%) SQL
6 6 (2.22%) Bash
7 2 (0.74%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.37%) PHP
8 1 (0.37%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 39 (14.44%) Degree
2 19 (7.04%) Security Cleared
3 18 (6.67%) Azure Certification
4 17 (6.30%) Cisco Certification
4 17 (6.30%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 14 (5.19%) (ISC)2 CCSP
5 14 (5.19%) CCSP
5 14 (5.19%) CEH
5 14 (5.19%) CISSP
5 14 (5.19%) DV Cleared
5 14 (5.19%) SANS
5 14 (5.19%) SSCP
6 8 (2.96%) Microsoft Certification
6 8 (2.96%) SC Cleared
7 7 (2.59%) PMI Certification
8 6 (2.22%) AWS Certification
9 5 (1.85%) DBS Check
9 5 (1.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 4 (1.48%) Computer Science Degree
11 3 (1.11%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (7.04%) SLA
2 15 (5.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 14 (5.19%) NIST
3 14 (5.19%) PCI DSS
4 12 (4.44%) QA
5 4 (1.48%) GDPR
System Software
1 163 (60.37%) Active Directory
2 96 (35.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 28 (10.37%) VMware ESXi
4 25 (9.26%) Virtual Machines
5 24 (8.89%) Hyper-V
6 22 (8.15%) Virtual Servers
7 21 (7.78%) vSphere
8 14 (5.19%) XenApp
9 13 (4.81%) XenDesktop
10 9 (3.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 5 (1.85%) Docker
Systems Management
1 103 (38.15%) Microsoft Intune
2 54 (20.00%) SCCM
3 32 (11.85%) Active Directory Federation Services
4 20 (7.41%) Terraform
5 19 (7.04%) Kubernetes
5 19 (7.04%) WSUS
6 17 (6.30%) SCOM
7 14 (5.19%) Nmap
8 10 (3.70%) AirWatch
9 7 (2.59%) Jamf Pro
10 6 (2.22%) Ansible
11 5 (1.85%) PaperCut
11 5 (1.85%) SmoothWall
12 3 (1.11%) Nagios
12 3 (1.11%) Nessus
12 3 (1.11%) Progress Chef
12 3 (1.11%) Puppet
13 2 (0.74%) FortiGate
13 2 (0.74%) Single Sign-On
14 1 (0.37%) Autotask
Vendors
1 138 (51.11%) Microsoft
2 96 (35.56%) VMware
3 86 (31.85%) Citrix
4 16 (5.93%) Splunk
5 15 (5.56%) HP
5 15 (5.56%) ServiceNow
6 14 (5.19%) Qualys
6 14 (5.19%) Rapid7
6 14 (5.19%) Thycotic
7 12 (4.44%) Veeam
8 11 (4.07%) Apple
8 11 (4.07%) Cisco
8 11 (4.07%) Dell
9 10 (3.70%) Symantec
9 10 (3.70%) Toshiba
10 7 (2.59%) Commvault
10 7 (2.59%) EMC
10 7 (2.59%) SolarWinds
11 6 (2.22%) Fortinet
12 5 (1.85%) Meraki