Period
to 20 September 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 20 September 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Virtual Desktop
England > London
6 months to
20 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 416 671 725
Rank change year-on-year +255 +54 -9
Permanent jobs citing Virtual Desktop 57 68 96
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 0.28% 0.12% 0.14%
As % of the System Software category 1.45% 0.68% 0.90%
Number of salaries quoted 45 62 81
Median annual salary £66,000 £60,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% +20.00% -
10th Percentile £44,150 £27,500 £26,500
90th Percentile £79,000 £71,250 £80,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year -9.09% - +19.57%

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 3,932 9,959 10,634
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 19.46% 17.82% 15.49%
Number of salaries quoted 3,415 8,213 8,925
Median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% +8.33% +9.09%
10th Percentile £41,250 £29,800 £29,000
90th Percentile £100,000 £97,500 £91,250
England median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +11.11%

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 20 September 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 20 September 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 +190 33 £60,000 -7.69% 4
Virtual Desktop
England

For the 6 months to 20 September 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 43 (75.44%) Microsoft
2 40 (70.18%) Windows
3 37 (64.91%) Office 365
4 32 (56.14%) Citrix
5 24 (42.11%) PowerShell
5 24 (42.11%) Azure
5 24 (42.11%) Windows 10
6 22 (38.60%) Microsoft Intune
7 20 (35.09%) ITIL
8 19 (33.33%) Finance
8 19 (33.33%) VMware
8 19 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
8 19 (33.33%) SCCM
9 18 (31.58%) Active Directory
10 15 (26.32%) DevOps
11 14 (24.56%) Windows Server 2012
11 14 (24.56%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 14 (24.56%) Windows Server 2019
11 14 (24.56%) Microsoft Office
11 14 (24.56%) Agile Software Development
12 13 (22.81%) SharePoint
13 12 (21.05%) Service Delivery
13 12 (21.05%) User Experience
13 12 (21.05%) Windows Server
14 11 (19.30%) Management Information System
14 11 (19.30%) Project Management
15 10 (17.54%) LAN
15 10 (17.54%) WAN
15 10 (17.54%) CRM
15 10 (17.54%) SLA

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 13 (22.81%) SharePoint
2 6 (10.53%) Mendix
2 6 (10.53%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 14 (24.56%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 6 (10.53%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.75%) Elite 3E
Cloud Services
1 37 (64.91%) Office 365
2 24 (42.11%) Azure
3 9 (15.79%) SaaS
4 7 (12.28%) OneDrive
5 4 (7.02%) AWS
5 4 (7.02%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (7.02%) IaaS
6 3 (5.26%) Azure Active Directory
6 3 (5.26%) Power Platform
6 3 (5.26%) PowerApps
7 1 (1.75%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (17.54%) LAN
1 10 (17.54%) WAN
2 8 (14.04%) Firewall
3 7 (12.28%) NetScaler
3 7 (12.28%) Skype
4 6 (10.53%) Unified Communications
5 5 (8.77%) PBX
6 4 (7.02%) Cisco IOS
6 4 (7.02%) DNS
6 4 (7.02%) Remote Desktop
6 4 (7.02%) Softphone
6 4 (7.02%) VoIP
7 2 (3.51%) TCP/IP
8 1 (1.75%) WAAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.02%) Azure SQL Database
1 4 (7.02%) SQL Server
General
1 19 (33.33%) Finance
2 5 (8.77%) Law
2 5 (8.77%) Legal
3 4 (7.02%) Marketing
3 4 (7.02%) Retail Banking
4 1 (1.75%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 14 (24.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 6 (10.53%) Change and Configuration Manager
2 6 (10.53%) Change Manager
2 6 (10.53%) Configuration Manager
2 6 (10.53%) IT Manager
2 6 (10.53%) Support Manager
2 6 (10.53%) Team Leader
2 6 (10.53%) Windows Engineer
3 5 (8.77%) Analyst
4 4 (7.02%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 4 (7.02%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (7.02%) Azure Engineer
4 4 (7.02%) Azure Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (7.02%) Change Analyst
4 4 (7.02%) Office 365 Engineer
4 4 (7.02%) Product Manager
4 4 (7.02%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (7.02%) Transition Analyst
4 4 (7.02%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (7.02%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.75%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (21.05%) User Experience
2 11 (19.30%) Management Information System
3 8 (14.04%) Hybrid Cloud
4 5 (8.77%) Data Centre
4 5 (8.77%) Smartphone
5 4 (7.02%) Microsoft Licensing
5 4 (7.02%) Replication
5 4 (7.02%) Wiki
6 2 (3.51%) CMDB
7 1 (1.75%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.75%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 40 (70.18%) Windows
2 24 (42.11%) Windows 10
3 14 (24.56%) Windows Server 2012
3 14 (24.56%) Windows Server 2019
4 12 (21.05%) Windows Server
5 10 (17.54%) Windows Server 2016
6 4 (7.02%) Debian
6 4 (7.02%) Linux
7 3 (5.26%) Mac OS X
8 1 (1.75%) Android
8 1 (1.75%) Apple iOS
8 1 (1.75%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (35.09%) ITIL
2 15 (26.32%) DevOps
3 14 (24.56%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (24.56%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 12 (21.05%) Service Delivery
5 11 (19.30%) Project Management
6 10 (17.54%) CRM
6 10 (17.54%) Project Delivery
7 8 (14.04%) Change Management
7 8 (14.04%) Configuration Management
7 8 (14.04%) ITIL V3
8 7 (12.28%) Incident Management
8 7 (12.28%) Validation
9 6 (10.53%) Data Management
9 6 (10.53%) Data Visualisation
9 6 (10.53%) Information Management
9 6 (10.53%) ITSM
9 6 (10.53%) Knowledge Management
9 6 (10.53%) Problem Management
9 6 (10.53%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 24 (42.11%) PowerShell
2 9 (15.79%) SQL
3 4 (7.02%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (5.26%) Degree
1 3 (5.26%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (1.75%) VCAP
2 1 (1.75%) VCDX
2 1 (1.75%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (17.54%) SLA
2 3 (5.26%) PMO
3 1 (1.75%) Data Quality
System Software
1 19 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 18 (31.58%) Active Directory
3 9 (15.79%) XenApp
4 7 (12.28%) XenDesktop
5 1 (1.75%) BitLocker
5 1 (1.75%) Citrix Hypervisor
5 1 (1.75%) Terminal Services
5 1 (1.75%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (1.75%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 22 (38.60%) Microsoft Intune
2 19 (33.33%) SCCM
3 5 (8.77%) CASB
4 4 (7.02%) WSUS
5 1 (1.75%) AirWatch
5 1 (1.75%) Jamf Pro
5 1 (1.75%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 43 (75.44%) Microsoft
2 32 (56.14%) Citrix
3 19 (33.33%) VMware
4 9 (15.79%) HP
5 8 (14.04%) Cisco
6 6 (10.53%) Mitel
7 4 (7.02%) Canon
7 4 (7.02%) CheckPoint
7 4 (7.02%) Netskope
7 4 (7.02%) RightFax
7 4 (7.02%) Sophos
7 4 (7.02%) Veeam
8 2 (3.51%) Okta
8 2 (3.51%) SolarWinds
9 1 (1.75%) iManage
9 1 (1.75%) Intapp
9 1 (1.75%) ServiceNow