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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 3 July 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Virtual Desktop
England > London
6 months to
3 Jul 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 754 619 505
Rank change year-on-year -135 -114 +175
Permanent jobs citing Virtual Desktop 157 62 84
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 0.20% 0.15% 0.25%
As % of the System Software category 1.10% 0.75% 1.39%
Number of salaries quoted 107 57 72
10th Percentile £37,373 £38,250 £39,000
25th Percentile £46,250 £47,500 £41,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £53,000 £56,250
Median % change year-on-year +13.21% -5.78% +9.76%
75th Percentile £75,000 £73,750 £70,000
90th Percentile £82,200 £79,250 £77,250
England median annual salary £52,500 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year -4.55% - -5.98%

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 14,211 8,315 6,027
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 18.44% 19.90% 18.24%
Number of salaries quoted 5,863 5,560 5,162
10th Percentile £34,000 £40,000 £36,250
25th Percentile £48,750 £52,500 £48,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
Median % change year-on-year - +3.70% +8.00%
75th Percentile £90,000 £87,500 £85,000
90th Percentile £107,500 £100,000 £100,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £57,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year -4.35% +9.52% +5.00%

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 3 July 2022.

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 3 July 2022. 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
Central London -7 48 £52,000 -13.33% 5
South London -47 3 £55,000 +29.41%
West London - 3 £40,000 -
North London - 1 £75,000 -
Virtual Desktop
England

For the 6 months to 3 July 2022, 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.

1 125 (79.62%) Microsoft
2 98 (62.42%) Windows
3 91 (57.96%) Microsoft 365
4 88 (56.05%) Azure
5 79 (50.32%) Active Directory
6 77 (49.04%) VMware
6 77 (49.04%) VMware Infrastructure
7 76 (48.41%) Windows 10
8 67 (42.68%) Microsoft Intune
9 66 (42.04%) Citrix
10 48 (30.57%) PowerShell
11 42 (26.75%) SCCM
12 41 (26.11%) Apple
12 41 (26.11%) Azure Active Directory
13 38 (24.20%) Cybersecurity
14 35 (22.29%) Customer Engagement
15 33 (21.02%) Data Centre
15 33 (21.02%) Windows Server
15 33 (21.02%) Social Skills
16 32 (20.38%) Software Licensing
17 31 (19.75%) Adobe
17 31 (19.75%) ITIL
18 30 (19.11%) Hybrid Cloud
19 29 (18.47%) SharePoint
20 28 (17.83%) Microsoft Office
20 28 (17.83%) Problem-Solving
21 25 (15.92%) Infrastructure Engineering
22 24 (15.29%) Agile
23 23 (14.65%) Finance
24 22 (14.01%) SaaS

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 29 (18.47%) SharePoint
2 6 (3.82%) IIS
3 2 (1.27%) JBoss
3 2 (1.27%) MS Exchange
3 2 (1.27%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.64%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 28 (17.83%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (1.91%) AutoCAD
2 3 (1.91%) Revit
2 3 (1.91%) SketchUp
3 1 (0.64%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.64%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (4.46%) MetaTrader
Cloud Services
1 91 (57.96%) Microsoft 365
2 88 (56.05%) Azure
3 41 (26.11%) Azure Active Directory
4 22 (14.01%) SaaS
5 17 (10.83%) OneDrive
6 13 (8.28%) AWS
7 12 (7.64%) Mimecast
7 12 (7.64%) PaaS
8 11 (7.01%) IaaS
9 9 (5.73%) Power Platform
10 7 (4.46%) Azure DevOps
11 5 (3.18%) Azure Storage
12 3 (1.91%) Cloudflare
12 3 (1.91%) GCP
12 3 (1.91%) GitHub
12 3 (1.91%) Google Workspace
13 2 (1.27%) Cloud Computing
13 2 (1.27%) Slack
14 1 (0.64%) Azure Sentinel
14 1 (0.64%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 21 (13.38%) VPN
2 19 (12.10%) DNS
3 15 (9.55%) LAN
4 14 (8.92%) Firewall
4 14 (8.92%) WAN
5 10 (6.37%) TCP/IP
6 9 (5.73%) DHCP
7 8 (5.10%) Wi-Fi
8 7 (4.46%) Wireless
9 6 (3.82%) Remote Desktop
9 6 (3.82%) VLAN
10 4 (2.55%) 3G
10 4 (2.55%) HTTP
10 4 (2.55%) Softphone
10 4 (2.55%) Software-Defined Networking
10 4 (2.55%) SSL
11 3 (1.91%) PBX
11 3 (1.91%) SAN
11 3 (1.91%) Unified Communications
12 2 (1.27%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (7.01%) SQL Server
2 7 (4.46%) MySQL
2 7 (4.46%) PostgreSQL
3 6 (3.82%) Power BI
4 4 (2.55%) Amazon RDS
5 2 (1.27%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.64%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (0.64%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 8 (5.10%) JIRA
2 4 (2.55%) MSI
3 3 (1.91%) InstallShield
General
1 33 (21.02%) Social Skills
2 23 (14.65%) Finance
3 17 (10.83%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (6.37%) Banking
4 10 (6.37%) Legal
5 9 (5.73%) Documentation Skills
6 8 (5.10%) Law
7 6 (3.82%) Organisational Skills
8 5 (3.18%) Public Sector
9 4 (2.55%) Back Office
9 4 (2.55%) Financial Institution
10 3 (1.91%) Inclusion and Diversity
11 2 (1.27%) Marketing
11 2 (1.27%) Publishing
11 2 (1.27%) Retail
12 1 (0.64%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 36 (22.93%) Architect
2 30 (19.11%) Solutions Architect
3 25 (15.92%) Digital Architect
3 25 (15.92%) Digital Solutions Architect
4 23 (14.65%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 18 (11.46%) Analyst
6 13 (8.28%) Desktop Support
7 12 (7.64%) Consultant
8 11 (7.01%) Team Leader
9 10 (6.37%) SCCM Engineer
10 9 (5.73%) Support Engineer
11 8 (5.10%) IT Engineer
12 7 (4.46%) Support Analyst
13 6 (3.82%) Automation Engineer
13 6 (3.82%) Desktop Analyst
13 6 (3.82%) IT Support
13 6 (3.82%) Microsoft 365 Manager
13 6 (3.82%) Senior Consultant
14 5 (3.18%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
14 5 (3.18%) Azure Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (4.46%) FIX Protocol
1 7 (4.46%) Middleware
2 6 (3.82%) Software Packaging
3 3 (1.91%) JSON
3 3 (1.91%) V-Ray
4 1 (0.64%) LDAP
4 1 (0.64%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 33 (21.02%) Data Centre
2 30 (19.11%) Hybrid Cloud
3 17 (10.83%) User Experience
4 7 (4.46%) BYOD
4 7 (4.46%) Cloud Native
4 7 (4.46%) Replication
4 7 (4.46%) Self-Motivation
5 5 (3.18%) Life Science
5 5 (3.18%) Virtual Team
6 4 (2.55%) Analytical Mindset
6 4 (2.55%) Fat Client
6 4 (2.55%) Hedge funds
6 4 (2.55%) Management Information System
6 4 (2.55%) Thin Client
7 3 (1.91%) Handset
7 3 (1.91%) iPad
7 3 (1.91%) iPhone
7 3 (1.91%) NHS
7 3 (1.91%) PKI
7 3 (1.91%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 98 (62.42%) Windows
2 76 (48.41%) Windows 10
3 33 (21.02%) Windows Server
4 13 (8.28%) Windows Server 2012
5 12 (7.64%) Linux
5 12 (7.64%) Windows Server 2019
6 8 (5.10%) Android
6 8 (5.10%) Apple iOS
6 8 (5.10%) Windows Server 2016
7 7 (4.46%) Mac OS
8 6 (3.82%) Windows 7
9 2 (1.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.64%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.64%) Unix
10 1 (0.64%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (24.20%) Cybersecurity
2 35 (22.29%) Customer Engagement
3 32 (20.38%) Software Licensing
4 31 (19.75%) ITIL
5 28 (17.83%) Problem-Solving
6 25 (15.92%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 24 (15.29%) Agile
8 19 (12.10%) Application Packaging
9 17 (10.83%) Mobile Device Management
9 17 (10.83%) Service Delivery
10 12 (7.64%) DevOps
11 11 (7.01%) Business Continuity
11 11 (7.01%) Server Management
12 10 (6.37%) Zero Trust
13 9 (5.73%) Migration
14 8 (5.10%) Configuration Management
14 8 (5.10%) Identity Management
14 8 (5.10%) Information Security
14 8 (5.10%) Kanban
14 8 (5.10%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 48 (30.57%) PowerShell
2 7 (4.46%) SQL
3 3 (1.91%) Bicep
3 3 (1.91%) Python
3 3 (1.91%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 20 (12.74%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (5.73%) Degree
3 6 (3.82%) MCSE
4 5 (3.18%) Computer Science Degree
5 4 (2.55%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (1.91%) CCNA
6 3 (1.91%) CCNP
6 3 (1.91%) JNCIA
6 3 (1.91%) MCSA
6 3 (1.91%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (1.27%) DV Cleared
7 2 (1.27%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (1.27%) Security Cleared
8 1 (0.64%) CCA
8 1 (0.64%) CCIE
8 1 (0.64%) CCIE Routing and Switching
8 1 (0.64%) Citrix Certification
8 1 (0.64%) DBS Check
8 1 (0.64%) MCITP
8 1 (0.64%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.10%) GDPR
2 1 (0.64%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.64%) NCSC
2 1 (0.64%) PMO
2 1 (0.64%) SLA
System Software
1 79 (50.32%) Active Directory
2 77 (49.04%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (9.55%) BitLocker
3 15 (9.55%) Microsoft App-V
4 14 (8.92%) Hyper-V
5 12 (7.64%) XenDesktop
6 8 (5.10%) XenApp
7 7 (4.46%) KVM
8 6 (3.82%) Virtual Machines
9 3 (1.91%) Virtual Servers
9 3 (1.91%) VMware ESXi
10 2 (1.27%) Firmware
10 2 (1.27%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 2 (1.27%) vSphere
11 1 (0.64%) Docker
11 1 (0.64%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 67 (42.68%) Microsoft Intune
2 42 (26.75%) SCCM
3 13 (8.28%) Single Sign-On
4 12 (7.64%) CASB
5 10 (6.37%) Terraform
6 7 (4.46%) Ansible
6 7 (4.46%) Puppet
6 7 (4.46%) Sysprep
6 7 (4.46%) WSUS
7 3 (1.91%) EMC NetWorker
7 3 (1.91%) Packer
7 3 (1.91%) VxRail
8 2 (1.27%) AirWatch
8 2 (1.27%) Jamf Pro
9 1 (0.64%) Active Directory Federation Services
9 1 (0.64%) FortiGate
9 1 (0.64%) Kubernetes
9 1 (0.64%) ThinApp
9 1 (0.64%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 125 (79.62%) Microsoft
2 77 (49.04%) VMware
3 66 (42.04%) Citrix
4 41 (26.11%) Apple
5 31 (19.75%) Adobe
6 11 (7.01%) Cisco
7 9 (5.73%) Dell
8 8 (5.10%) Salesforce.com
9 7 (4.46%) iManage
9 7 (4.46%) Sun
9 7 (4.46%) Zscaler
10 5 (3.18%) HP
10 5 (3.18%) Jitterbit
10 5 (3.18%) Mitel
10 5 (3.18%) Pardot
11 4 (2.55%) Aderant
11 4 (2.55%) Google
11 4 (2.55%) Intapp
12 3 (1.91%) CrowdStrike
12 3 (1.91%) Trustwave