Period
to 12 July 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 12 July 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Virtual Desktop
England > London
6 months to
12 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 501 682 732
Rank change year-on-year +181 +50 +30
Permanent jobs citing Virtual Desktop 83 88 128
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 0.26% 0.15% 0.18%
As % of the System Software category 1.40% 0.87% 1.18%
Number of salaries quoted 72 74 106
Median annual salary £57,500 £50,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.00% -13.04% +27.78%
10th Percentile £39,000 £30,500 £29,625
90th Percentile £75,000 £82,500 £79,375
England median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +11.11%

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 5,915 10,074 10,886
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 18.37% 17.11% 15.13%
Number of salaries quoted 5,032 8,405 9,064
Median annual salary £67,500 £62,500 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.00% +8.70% +4.55%
10th Percentile £36,250 £30,000 £29,000
90th Percentile £100,000 £97,500 £90,000
England median annual salary £53,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +6.00% +5.26% +7.95%

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 12 July 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 12 July 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 +112 32 £57,500 +15.00% 3
South London +23 2 £31,000 -62.42% 1
Virtual Desktop
England

For the 6 months to 12 July 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 54 (65.06%) Windows
2 45 (54.22%) Office 365
3 43 (51.81%) Microsoft
4 42 (50.60%) ITIL
5 40 (48.19%) Citrix
6 35 (42.17%) Windows 10
7 32 (38.55%) SCCM
8 27 (32.53%) VMware Infrastructure
8 27 (32.53%) Active Directory
8 27 (32.53%) VMware
9 25 (30.12%) Finance
10 22 (26.51%) LAN
11 21 (25.30%) PowerShell
11 21 (25.30%) Azure
12 20 (24.10%) Microsoft Office
12 20 (24.10%) WAN
13 19 (22.89%) XenApp
13 19 (22.89%) Microsoft Intune
14 14 (16.87%) Windows 7
14 14 (16.87%) Mac OS X
15 13 (15.66%) SLA
15 13 (15.66%) XenDesktop
15 13 (15.66%) Windows Server
16 12 (14.46%) Project Delivery
16 12 (14.46%) ITIL V3
16 12 (14.46%) Change Management
16 12 (14.46%) TCP/IP
16 12 (14.46%) Apple
16 12 (14.46%) Validation
17 11 (13.25%) SharePoint

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 11 (13.25%) SharePoint
2 6 (7.23%) Mendix
2 6 (7.23%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (2.41%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 20 (24.10%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 6 (7.23%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.20%) Elite 3E
2 1 (1.20%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 45 (54.22%) Office 365
2 21 (25.30%) Azure
3 9 (10.84%) AWS
3 9 (10.84%) SaaS
4 4 (4.82%) Azure Active Directory
4 4 (4.82%) IaaS
5 3 (3.61%) Amazon EC2
5 3 (3.61%) Amazon S3
5 3 (3.61%) AWS CloudFormation
5 3 (3.61%) AWS Lambda
5 3 (3.61%) OneDrive
5 3 (3.61%) Power Platform
5 3 (3.61%) PowerApps
5 3 (3.61%) Serverless
6 1 (1.20%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (26.51%) LAN
2 20 (24.10%) WAN
3 12 (14.46%) TCP/IP
4 7 (8.43%) NetScaler
5 6 (7.23%) Internet
5 6 (7.23%) Intranet
5 6 (7.23%) IP Telephony
5 6 (7.23%) Remote Desktop
6 4 (4.82%) Firewall
7 3 (3.61%) Skype
8 2 (2.41%) DNS
8 2 (2.41%) Reverse Proxy
8 2 (2.41%) SAN
8 2 (2.41%) VSAN
8 2 (2.41%) Wireless
9 1 (1.20%) VoIP
9 1 (1.20%) WAAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (7.23%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.82%) Azure SQL Database
3 2 (2.41%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 2 (2.41%) MSI
General
1 25 (30.12%) Finance
2 10 (12.05%) Retail
3 4 (4.82%) Retail Banking
4 2 (2.41%) Legal
5 1 (1.20%) Advertising
5 1 (1.20%) Law
5 1 (1.20%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (15.66%) Desktop Support
2 11 (13.25%) Analyst
2 11 (13.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 11 (13.25%) Support Manager
3 8 (9.64%) Architect
3 8 (9.64%) Change Analyst
3 8 (9.64%) Wintel Engineer
4 7 (8.43%) Consultant
4 7 (8.43%) Transition Analyst
4 7 (8.43%) Windows Engineer
5 6 (7.23%) Change and Configuration Manager
5 6 (7.23%) Change Manager
5 6 (7.23%) Configuration Manager
5 6 (7.23%) Senior Wintel Engineer
6 5 (6.02%) Cloud Engineer
6 5 (6.02%) Desktop Engineer
6 5 (6.02%) Desktop Manager
6 5 (6.02%) Desktop Support Manager
6 5 (6.02%) Project Analyst
6 5 (6.02%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.61%) boto
1 3 (3.61%) SAML
2 2 (2.41%) .NET
2 2 (2.41%) JSON
2 2 (2.41%) LDAP
2 2 (2.41%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (10.84%) User Experience
2 8 (9.64%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (9.64%) Hybrid Cloud
3 7 (8.43%) Management Information System
4 6 (7.23%) iPad
4 6 (7.23%) iPhone
4 6 (7.23%) Mobile App
4 6 (7.23%) Video Conferencing
5 5 (6.02%) Microsoft Licensing
6 4 (4.82%) Data Centre
7 2 (2.41%) Clustering
7 2 (2.41%) CMDB
7 2 (2.41%) Enterprise Storage
7 2 (2.41%) NHS
7 2 (2.41%) Public Cloud
7 2 (2.41%) Replication
7 2 (2.41%) Smartphone
7 2 (2.41%) Virtual Team
8 1 (1.20%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 54 (65.06%) Windows
2 35 (42.17%) Windows 10
3 14 (16.87%) Mac OS X
3 14 (16.87%) Windows 7
4 13 (15.66%) Windows Server
5 7 (8.43%) Android
6 6 (7.23%) Windows Phone
7 4 (4.82%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (4.82%) Windows Server 2016
7 4 (4.82%) Windows Server 2019
8 2 (2.41%) Mac OS
9 1 (1.20%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (50.60%) ITIL
2 12 (14.46%) Change Management
2 12 (14.46%) ITIL V3
2 12 (14.46%) Project Delivery
2 12 (14.46%) Validation
3 11 (13.25%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 11 (13.25%) ITSM
3 11 (13.25%) Project Management
4 10 (12.05%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (10.84%) Multi-Factor Authentication
5 9 (10.84%) Problem-Solving
5 9 (10.84%) Service Delivery
6 8 (9.64%) Configuration Management
6 8 (9.64%) Technical Leadership
7 7 (8.43%) DevOps
7 7 (8.43%) Service Desk Management
7 7 (8.43%) Service Management
7 7 (8.43%) Software Delivery
8 6 (7.23%) Data Visualisation
8 6 (7.23%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 21 (25.30%) PowerShell
2 5 (6.02%) SQL
3 3 (3.61%) C
3 3 (3.61%) Python
Qualifications
1 8 (9.64%) MCSA
1 8 (9.64%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (7.23%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 6 (7.23%) MCSE
2 6 (7.23%) MOS
3 5 (6.02%) Degree
4 2 (2.41%) DV Cleared
4 2 (2.41%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (2.41%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.20%) CISA
5 1 (1.20%) CISSP
5 1 (1.20%) VCAP
5 1 (1.20%) VCDX
5 1 (1.20%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (15.66%) SLA
2 5 (6.02%) PMO
3 3 (3.61%) Data Quality
System Software
1 27 (32.53%) Active Directory
1 27 (32.53%) VMware Infrastructure
2 19 (22.89%) XenApp
3 13 (15.66%) XenDesktop
4 8 (9.64%) Microsoft App-V
5 4 (4.82%) Hyper-V
6 3 (3.61%) Terminal Services
6 3 (3.61%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (3.61%) vSphere
7 2 (2.41%) vCloud
7 2 (2.41%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (2.41%) Virtual Servers
7 2 (2.41%) VMware NSX
7 2 (2.41%) Xen
8 1 (1.20%) BitLocker
8 1 (1.20%) Citrix Hypervisor
Systems Management
1 32 (38.55%) SCCM
2 19 (22.89%) Microsoft Intune
3 3 (3.61%) vCenter Server
4 2 (2.41%) Ansible
4 2 (2.41%) Jamf Pro
4 2 (2.41%) XenMobile
5 1 (1.20%) AirWatch
5 1 (1.20%) Terraform
Vendors
1 43 (51.81%) Microsoft
2 40 (48.19%) Citrix
3 27 (32.53%) VMware
4 12 (14.46%) Apple
5 6 (7.23%) Avaya
5 6 (7.23%) Polycom
5 6 (7.23%) SolarWinds
5 6 (7.23%) Wyse
6 2 (2.41%) Dell
6 2 (2.41%) EMC
6 2 (2.41%) NetApp
6 2 (2.41%) Okta
6 2 (2.41%) Oracle
6 2 (2.41%) Veeam
6 2 (2.41%) Zerto
7 1 (1.20%) Cisco
7 1 (1.20%) HP
7 1 (1.20%) Ivanti
7 1 (1.20%) ServiceNow
7 1 (1.20%) Symantec