Period
to 15 November 2019

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 15 November 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Virtual Desktop
England > London
6 months to
15 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 662 704 703
Rank change year-on-year +42 -1 +67
Permanent jobs citing Virtual Desktop 70 105 157
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.13% 0.16% 0.21%
As % of the System Software category 0.73% 0.98% 1.56%
Number of salaries quoted 64 82 110
London median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £51,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.55% +7.32% +20.59%
10th Percentile £27,500 £31,250 £31,750
90th Percentile £71,250 £72,500 £73,750
England median annual salary £52,500 £55,000 £46,000
% change year-on-year -4.55% +19.57% +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 London with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 9,653 10,715 10,067
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 17.67% 15.94% 13.29%
Number of salaries quoted 7,984 8,978 8,541
London median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% +9.09% +10.00%
10th Percentile £29,500 £29,000 £28,250
90th Percentile £95,000 £90,000 £85,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +11.11% +5.88%

Virtual Desktop
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Virtual Desktop in London

Virtual Desktop
Salary Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Virtual Desktop in London.

Salary trend for Virtual Desktop in London

Virtual Desktop
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Virtual Desktop in London over the 6 months to 15 November 2019.

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 15 November 2019. 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 +19 17 £65,000 +44.44% 2
South London - 12 £30,000 - 2
Virtual Desktop
England

For the 6 months to 15 November 2019, 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 59 (84.29%) Windows
2 47 (67.14%) Citrix
3 42 (60.00%) VMware
3 42 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 31 (44.29%) Windows Server
4 31 (44.29%) Active Directory
5 24 (34.29%) Microsoft
6 20 (28.57%) Windows 10
6 20 (28.57%) Office 365
7 18 (25.71%) XenDesktop
8 17 (24.29%) XenApp
8 17 (24.29%) Windows 7
8 17 (24.29%) SCCM
9 16 (22.86%) Windows Server 2012
10 15 (21.43%) PowerShell
11 14 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 14 (20.00%) Change Management
11 14 (20.00%) ITIL
12 13 (18.57%) SLA
13 12 (17.14%) Law
13 12 (17.14%) Legal
14 11 (15.71%) Hyper-V
14 11 (15.71%) NetScaler
14 11 (15.71%) Cybersecurity
14 11 (15.71%) Logistics
14 11 (15.71%) Lotus
14 11 (15.71%) Microsoft Office
14 11 (15.71%) IBM Notes
14 11 (15.71%) IBM Domino
15 10 (14.29%) TCP/IP

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 (15.71%) IBM Domino
1 11 (15.71%) IBM Notes
2 5 (7.14%) SharePoint
3 4 (5.71%) Exchange Server 2013
3 4 (5.71%) MS Exchange
4 3 (4.29%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (1.43%) IIS
5 1 (1.43%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 11 (15.71%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.43%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.43%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (5.71%) Carpe Diem
2 1 (1.43%) Elite 3E
Cloud Services
1 20 (28.57%) Office 365
2 9 (12.86%) Azure
3 7 (10.00%) Azure Active Directory
4 2 (2.86%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (2.86%) Amazon S3
4 2 (2.86%) AWS
4 2 (2.86%) AWS CloudFormation
4 2 (2.86%) AWS Lambda
4 2 (2.86%) Serverless
5 1 (1.43%) IaaS
5 1 (1.43%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (15.71%) NetScaler
2 10 (14.29%) TCP/IP
3 5 (7.14%) DHCP
3 5 (7.14%) DNS
3 5 (7.14%) VPN
4 4 (5.71%) BGP
4 4 (5.71%) Cisco ASA
4 4 (5.71%) Cisco Nexus
4 4 (5.71%) Firewall
4 4 (5.71%) iSCSI
4 4 (5.71%) Network Security
4 4 (5.71%) OSPF
5 3 (4.29%) Remote Desktop
6 2 (2.86%) Skype
6 2 (2.86%) VoIP
7 1 (1.43%) Internet
7 1 (1.43%) Intranet
7 1 (1.43%) LAN
7 1 (1.43%) WAN
7 1 (1.43%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.86%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (1.43%) MongoDB
2 1 (1.43%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (1.43%) Git (software)
General
1 12 (17.14%) Law
1 12 (17.14%) Legal
2 9 (12.86%) Finance
3 5 (7.14%) Retail
4 2 (2.86%) Back Office
4 2 (2.86%) Marketing
5 1 (1.43%) Banking
5 1 (1.43%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 23 (32.86%) Analyst
2 13 (18.57%) 2nd Line Support
3 12 (17.14%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
3 12 (17.14%) Support Analyst
4 8 (11.43%) Citrix Engineer
4 8 (11.43%) Consultant
4 8 (11.43%) Wintel Engineer
5 7 (10.00%) Service Analyst
5 7 (10.00%) Service Desk Analyst
6 6 (8.57%) Windows Engineer
6 6 (8.57%) Wintel Specialist
7 5 (7.14%) Principal Consultant
8 4 (5.71%) Applications Engineer
8 4 (5.71%) Cisco Engineer
8 4 (5.71%) Citrix Infrastructure Engineer
8 4 (5.71%) Firewall Engineer
8 4 (5.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 4 (5.71%) Senior Wintel Engineer
8 4 (5.71%) VMware Engineer
8 4 (5.71%) VMware Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.86%) boto
1 2 (2.86%) Software Packaging
1 2 (2.86%) X-Windows
2 1 (1.43%) .NET
2 1 (1.43%) AngularJS
2 1 (1.43%) JSON
2 1 (1.43%) LDAP
2 1 (1.43%) Node.js
2 1 (1.43%) React
2 1 (1.43%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.71%) Mobile App
1 4 (5.71%) Replication
2 3 (4.29%) Smartphone
2 3 (4.29%) Video Conferencing
3 2 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.86%) Data Centre
3 2 (2.86%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (1.43%) BYOD
4 1 (1.43%) e-Learning
4 1 (1.43%) Fat Client
4 1 (1.43%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 59 (84.29%) Windows
2 31 (44.29%) Windows Server
3 20 (28.57%) Windows 10
4 17 (24.29%) Windows 7
5 16 (22.86%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (4.29%) Android
7 2 (2.86%) Apple iOS
7 2 (2.86%) Windows 8
8 1 (1.43%) Linux
8 1 (1.43%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (20.00%) Change Management
1 14 (20.00%) ITIL
2 11 (15.71%) Cybersecurity
2 11 (15.71%) Logistics
3 10 (14.29%) Technical Leadership
4 8 (11.43%) Continuous Improvement
4 8 (11.43%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 8 (11.43%) Investment Management
4 8 (11.43%) Presales
4 8 (11.43%) Problem-Solving
4 8 (11.43%) Root Cause Analysis
5 7 (10.00%) Patch Management
6 6 (8.57%) Coaching
7 5 (7.14%) Project Management
7 5 (7.14%) Service Delivery
8 4 (5.71%) Network Monitoring
9 3 (4.29%) Capacity Management
9 3 (4.29%) ITIL V3
9 3 (4.29%) Performance Measurement
9 3 (4.29%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (21.43%) PowerShell
2 6 (8.57%) SQL
3 2 (2.86%) C
3 2 (2.86%) Python
4 1 (1.43%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 9 (12.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 5 (7.14%) CCNP
2 5 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (4.29%) Degree
3 3 (4.29%) MCDST
3 3 (4.29%) MCSE
3 3 (4.29%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (2.86%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (2.86%) VCAP
4 2 (2.86%) VCDX
4 2 (2.86%) VCP6
5 1 (1.43%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (1.43%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 13 (18.57%) SLA
3 3 (4.29%) Cyber Essentials
3 3 (4.29%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
System Software
1 42 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 31 (44.29%) Active Directory
3 18 (25.71%) XenDesktop
4 17 (24.29%) XenApp
5 11 (15.71%) Hyper-V
6 4 (5.71%) vSphere
7 3 (4.29%) Microsoft App-V
8 2 (2.86%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 17 (24.29%) SCCM
2 4 (5.71%) SCSM
2 4 (5.71%) vCenter Server
2 4 (5.71%) WhatsUp Gold
3 3 (4.29%) Microsoft Intune
4 2 (2.86%) AirWatch
4 2 (2.86%) vRealize
5 1 (1.43%) Sysprep
5 1 (1.43%) WSUS
Vendors
1 47 (67.14%) Citrix
2 42 (60.00%) VMware
3 24 (34.29%) Microsoft
4 11 (15.71%) Lotus
5 8 (11.43%) iManage
5 8 (11.43%) SolarWinds
6 7 (10.00%) Cisco
6 7 (10.00%) Sophos
7 6 (8.57%) Wyse
8 5 (7.14%) Bloomberg
8 5 (7.14%) Ivanti
8 5 (7.14%) Reuters
9 4 (5.71%) CheckPoint
9 4 (5.71%) McAfee
9 4 (5.71%) Veeam
10 3 (4.29%) Aderant
10 3 (4.29%) Intapp
10 3 (4.29%) NetApp
10 3 (4.29%) Shavlik
10 3 (4.29%) Sun