Period
to 2 April 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in 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 2 April 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Virtual Desktop
England > London
6 months to
2 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 592 676 682
Rank change year-on-year +84 +6 +69
Permanent jobs citing Virtual Desktop 84 104 154
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 0.17% 0.17% 0.22%
As % of the System Software category 0.99% 1.04% 1.55%
Number of salaries quoted 80 83 151
Median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -4.55% -
10th Percentile £35,750 £31,250 £33,750
90th Percentile £79,000 £82,500 £73,750
England median annual salary £52,500 £60,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -12.50% +20.00% +25.00%

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 London with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 8,457 9,977 9,925
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 17.57% 16.38% 14.23%
Number of salaries quoted 7,014 8,273 8,396
Median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% +9.09% +4.76%
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £29,000
90th Percentile £97,500 £95,000 £87,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +11.76%

Virtual Desktop
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Virtual Desktop in London

Virtual Desktop
Salary Trend in London

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

Salary trend for Virtual Desktop in London

Virtual Desktop
Salary Histogram in London

Salary distribution for jobs citing Virtual Desktop in London over the 6 months to 2 April 2020.

Salary histogram for Virtual Desktop in London

Virtual Desktop
Job Locations in 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 London region over the 6 months to 2 April 2020. 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
Central London +21 14 £40,000 -20.00% 1
South London - 6 £31,750 -
Virtual Desktop
England

For the 6 months to 2 April 2020, 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 London region with a requirement for Virtual Desktop.

1 61 (72.62%) Windows
2 51 (60.71%) Citrix
3 44 (52.38%) ITIL
4 40 (47.62%) SCCM
5 37 (44.05%) Office 365
6 35 (41.67%) Windows 10
7 33 (39.29%) Microsoft
8 32 (38.10%) Finance
9 30 (35.71%) VMware
9 30 (35.71%) VMware Infrastructure
10 25 (29.76%) Active Directory
11 23 (27.38%) Windows 7
12 21 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
13 20 (23.81%) XenApp
14 19 (22.62%) LAN
15 18 (21.43%) TCP/IP
16 17 (20.24%) Microsoft Certification
16 17 (20.24%) Wyse
16 17 (20.24%) Analytical Skills
16 17 (20.24%) Windows Server
17 16 (19.05%) PowerShell
17 16 (19.05%) Mac OS X
17 16 (19.05%) Apple
17 16 (19.05%) WAN
17 16 (19.05%) Problem-Solving
18 14 (16.67%) MCSE
18 14 (16.67%) Retail
18 14 (16.67%) Video Conferencing
19 13 (15.48%) XenDesktop
19 13 (15.48%) Azure

Virtual Desktop
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 (3.57%) IBM Domino
1 3 (3.57%) IBM Notes
2 2 (2.38%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.38%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 21 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.19%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 37 (44.05%) Office 365
2 13 (15.48%) Azure
3 7 (8.33%) AWS
4 5 (5.95%) Amazon EC2
4 5 (5.95%) Amazon S3
4 5 (5.95%) AWS CloudFormation
4 5 (5.95%) AWS Lambda
4 5 (5.95%) Serverless
5 4 (4.76%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (1.19%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (22.62%) LAN
2 18 (21.43%) TCP/IP
3 16 (19.05%) WAN
4 10 (11.90%) Internet
4 10 (11.90%) Intranet
5 9 (10.71%) IP Telephony
5 9 (10.71%) NetScaler
6 4 (4.76%) DNS
6 4 (4.76%) Wireless
7 3 (3.57%) VoIP
7 3 (3.57%) VSAN
8 2 (2.38%) Remote Desktop
8 2 (2.38%) Reverse Proxy
8 2 (2.38%) SAN
8 2 (2.38%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.95%) Amazon RDS
2 2 (2.38%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.19%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.19%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (2.38%) MSI
General
1 32 (38.10%) Finance
2 14 (16.67%) Retail
3 2 (2.38%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.19%) Banking
4 1 (1.19%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.19%) Legal
4 1 (1.19%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 19 (22.62%) Analyst
2 17 (20.24%) Desktop Support
3 10 (11.90%) Architect
4 9 (10.71%) Consultant
4 9 (10.71%) Support Engineer
5 8 (9.52%) Senior Wintel Engineer
5 8 (9.52%) Support Manager
5 8 (9.52%) Wintel Engineer
6 7 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support
6 7 (8.33%) Change Analyst
7 6 (7.14%) Transition Analyst
8 5 (5.95%) Citrix Architect
8 5 (5.95%) Service Analyst
8 5 (5.95%) Service Desk Analyst
9 4 (4.76%) Desktop Engineer
9 4 (4.76%) Desktop Support Engineer
9 4 (4.76%) Project Analyst
9 4 (4.76%) Team Leader
9 4 (4.76%) Technical Analyst
9 4 (4.76%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.95%) .NET
1 5 (5.95%) boto
2 4 (4.76%) LDAP
3 3 (3.57%) Software Packaging
3 3 (3.57%) X-Windows
4 2 (2.38%) JSON
4 2 (2.38%) SAML
4 2 (2.38%) Web Services
5 1 (1.19%) AngularJS
5 1 (1.19%) Node.js
5 1 (1.19%) React
Miscellaneous
1 17 (20.24%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (16.67%) Video Conferencing
3 10 (11.90%) Mobile App
4 7 (8.33%) iPad
4 7 (8.33%) iPhone
5 5 (5.95%) Public Cloud
5 5 (5.95%) Smartphone
6 4 (4.76%) User Experience
7 3 (3.57%) Data Centre
7 3 (3.57%) NHS
7 3 (3.57%) Self-Motivation
8 2 (2.38%) Clustering
8 2 (2.38%) Enterprise Storage
8 2 (2.38%) Microsoft Licensing
8 2 (2.38%) Replication
8 2 (2.38%) Virtual Team
9 1 (1.19%) BYOD
9 1 (1.19%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 61 (72.62%) Windows
2 35 (41.67%) Windows 10
3 23 (27.38%) Windows 7
4 17 (20.24%) Windows Server
5 16 (19.05%) Mac OS X
6 9 (10.71%) Android
7 7 (8.33%) Windows Phone
8 3 (3.57%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (3.57%) Windows Server 2016
9 2 (2.38%) Mac OS
9 2 (2.38%) Windows 8
10 1 (1.19%) Apple iOS
10 1 (1.19%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (52.38%) ITIL
2 16 (19.05%) Problem-Solving
3 13 (15.48%) Technical Leadership
4 11 (13.10%) Change Management
5 10 (11.90%) ITIL V3
5 10 (11.90%) Service Delivery
6 9 (10.71%) ITSM
6 9 (10.71%) Root Cause Analysis
7 8 (9.52%) Logistics
7 8 (9.52%) Migration
7 8 (9.52%) Project Management
7 8 (9.52%) Validation
8 7 (8.33%) Presales
8 7 (8.33%) Service Desk Management
9 6 (7.14%) Application Packaging
9 6 (7.14%) Cybersecurity
9 6 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
9 6 (7.14%) Investment Management
9 6 (7.14%) Software Delivery
10 5 (5.95%) Commercial Awareness
Programming Languages
1 16 (19.05%) PowerShell
2 5 (5.95%) C
2 5 (5.95%) Python
3 2 (2.38%) SQL
4 1 (1.19%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 17 (20.24%) Microsoft Certification
2 14 (16.67%) MCSE
3 12 (14.29%) MCSA
4 9 (10.71%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 9 (10.71%) MOS
5 5 (5.95%) Degree
5 5 (5.95%) MCDST
6 4 (4.76%) Security Cleared
7 3 (3.57%) DV Cleared
7 3 (3.57%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (3.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (1.19%) CISA
8 1 (1.19%) CISSP
8 1 (1.19%) HNC
8 1 (1.19%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (14.29%) SLA
2 4 (4.76%) PMO
3 3 (3.57%) Data Quality
3 3 (3.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 30 (35.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 25 (29.76%) Active Directory
3 20 (23.81%) XenApp
4 13 (15.48%) XenDesktop
5 9 (10.71%) Microsoft App-V
6 7 (8.33%) Hyper-V
7 3 (3.57%) vSphere
8 2 (2.38%) Terminal Services
8 2 (2.38%) vCloud
8 2 (2.38%) Virtual Machines
8 2 (2.38%) Virtual Servers
8 2 (2.38%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (2.38%) VMware NSX
8 2 (2.38%) Xen
Systems Management
1 40 (47.62%) SCCM
2 8 (9.52%) Microsoft Intune
3 7 (8.33%) vCenter Server
4 3 (3.57%) AirWatch
5 2 (2.38%) Ansible
5 2 (2.38%) Jamf Pro
5 2 (2.38%) XenMobile
6 1 (1.19%) Terraform
Vendors
1 51 (60.71%) Citrix
2 33 (39.29%) Microsoft
3 30 (35.71%) VMware
4 17 (20.24%) Wyse
5 16 (19.05%) Apple
6 9 (10.71%) Avaya
6 9 (10.71%) Polycom
7 8 (9.52%) Bloomberg
7 8 (9.52%) Reuters
7 8 (9.52%) SolarWinds
8 5 (5.95%) NetApp
9 4 (4.76%) Cisco
10 3 (3.57%) Lotus
10 3 (3.57%) Qualys
11 2 (2.38%) Dell
11 2 (2.38%) EMC
11 2 (2.38%) Oracle
11 2 (2.38%) Veeam
11 2 (2.38%) Zerto
12 1 (1.19%) Symantec