Period
to 29 November 2021

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 29 November 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Virtual Desktop
England > London
6 months to
29 Nov 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 635 447 669
Rank change year-on-year -188 +222 +46
Permanent jobs citing Virtual Desktop 105 39 76
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 0.20% 0.18% 0.14%
As % of the System Software category 1.09% 0.96% 0.79%
Number of salaries quoted 98 36 71
10th Percentile £33,375 £42,250 £27,500
25th Percentile £46,563 £51,250 £34,838
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £62,500 £67,500 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year -7.41% +22.73% -
75th Percentile £70,000 £76,563 £65,000
90th Percentile £78,625 £80,000 £71,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% - -18.18%

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 9,637 4,080 9,626
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 18.68% 19.01% 17.76%
Number of salaries quoted 6,297 3,570 8,080
10th Percentile £36,233 £41,250 £29,000
25th Percentile £51,250 £52,500 £41,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year - +7.69% +8.33%
75th Percentile £91,250 £85,000 £82,500
90th Percentile £110,000 £100,000 £95,000
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.55% +10.00% -

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 29 November 2021.

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 29 November 2021. 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 -47 24 £60,000 -2.04% 11
Virtual Desktop
England

For the 6 months to 29 November 2021, 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 83 (79.05%) Windows
2 71 (67.62%) Microsoft
3 70 (66.67%) Azure
4 65 (61.90%) Active Directory
5 62 (59.05%) Microsoft 365
6 53 (50.48%) PowerShell
7 44 (41.90%) SCCM
8 38 (36.19%) Windows 10
9 37 (35.24%) Microsoft Intune
10 35 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
10 35 (33.33%) VMware
11 33 (31.43%) Citrix
12 32 (30.48%) ITIL
13 29 (27.62%) VPN
13 29 (27.62%) Windows Server
14 25 (23.81%) Social Skills
14 25 (23.81%) Finance
15 24 (22.86%) Migration
16 20 (19.05%) ITSM
17 19 (18.10%) IaaS
18 18 (17.14%) Problem-Solving
18 18 (17.14%) Azure Active Directory
19 17 (16.19%) PaaS
19 17 (16.19%) Microsoft Office
20 15 (14.29%) Service Management
20 15 (14.29%) Service Delivery
21 14 (13.33%) Firewall
21 14 (13.33%) Windows Server 2016
22 13 (12.38%) Public Cloud
22 13 (12.38%) 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 13 (12.38%) SharePoint
2 8 (7.62%) IIS
3 5 (4.76%) MS Exchange
4 4 (3.81%) Confluence
5 2 (1.90%) JBoss
5 2 (1.90%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.95%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.95%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.95%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 17 (16.19%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (2.86%) SketchUp
3 2 (1.90%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (1.90%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (2.86%) Eikon
2 2 (1.90%) Carpe Diem
3 1 (0.95%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 70 (66.67%) Azure
2 62 (59.05%) Microsoft 365
3 19 (18.10%) IaaS
4 18 (17.14%) Azure Active Directory
5 17 (16.19%) PaaS
6 13 (12.38%) SaaS
7 8 (7.62%) AWS
8 7 (6.67%) Mimecast
8 7 (6.67%) Power Platform
9 6 (5.71%) GCP
10 4 (3.81%) OneDrive
11 3 (2.86%) Azure Data Factory
11 3 (2.86%) Azure Synapse Analytics
11 3 (2.86%) Serverless
12 2 (1.90%) Cloud Computing
12 2 (1.90%) PowerApps
13 1 (0.95%) Google Workspace
Communications & Networking
1 29 (27.62%) VPN
2 14 (13.33%) Firewall
3 12 (11.43%) DNS
4 11 (10.48%) DHCP
5 9 (8.57%) Unified Communications
6 7 (6.67%) SAN
7 5 (4.76%) Network Security
7 5 (4.76%) TCP/IP
7 5 (4.76%) Wi-Fi
8 4 (3.81%) NAS
8 4 (3.81%) PBX
8 4 (3.81%) Softphone
9 2 (1.90%) Cisco ASA
9 2 (1.90%) Cisco IOS
9 2 (1.90%) FTP
9 2 (1.90%) Skype
10 1 (0.95%) LAN
10 1 (0.95%) NetScaler
10 1 (0.95%) Remote Desktop
10 1 (0.95%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (6.67%) Power BI
1 7 (6.67%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.86%) Big Data
2 3 (2.86%) Data Lake
3 1 (0.95%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (0.95%) Electronic Patient Records
3 1 (0.95%) InterSystems Cache
3 1 (0.95%) MySQL
3 1 (0.95%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 5 (4.76%) Git (software)
1 5 (4.76%) Jenkins
2 4 (3.81%) Bitbucket
2 4 (3.81%) JIRA
2 4 (3.81%) SonarQube
2 4 (3.81%) Sonatype Nexus
2 4 (3.81%) Visual Studio Code
3 2 (1.90%) MSI
General
1 25 (23.81%) Finance
1 25 (23.81%) Social Skills
2 8 (7.62%) Marketing
3 6 (5.71%) Banking
3 6 (5.71%) Documentation Skills
4 5 (4.76%) Public Sector
5 4 (3.81%) Billing
5 4 (3.81%) Legal
5 4 (3.81%) Organisational Skills
6 3 (2.86%) Investment Banking
6 3 (2.86%) Law
6 3 (2.86%) Retail Banking
7 2 (1.90%) Financial Institution
7 2 (1.90%) Influencing Skills
7 2 (1.90%) Presentation Skills
8 1 (0.95%) Inclusion and Diversity
8 1 (0.95%) Multimedia
8 1 (0.95%) Publishing
8 1 (0.95%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (15.24%) Support Engineer
2 13 (12.38%) Azure Engineer
2 13 (12.38%) Consultant
2 13 (12.38%) Desktop Support
3 11 (10.48%) Analyst
3 11 (10.48%) IT Support
4 10 (9.52%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 10 (9.52%) Azure Consultant
5 9 (8.57%) Architect
5 9 (8.57%) Desktop Engineer
5 9 (8.57%) Technical Leader
6 8 (7.62%) 3rd Line Support
6 8 (7.62%) Technical Support
7 7 (6.67%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 7 (6.67%) IT Engineer
7 7 (6.67%) Support Analyst
7 7 (6.67%) Windows Engineer
8 6 (5.71%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 6 (5.71%) Cloud Engineer
8 6 (5.71%) Microsoft 365 Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (5.71%) Software Packaging
2 3 (2.86%) ARM Templates
2 3 (2.86%) Web Services
3 2 (1.90%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 13 (12.38%) Public Cloud
2 9 (8.57%) Data Centre
3 8 (7.62%) Private Cloud
3 8 (7.62%) Video Conferencing
4 6 (5.71%) Smartphone
5 4 (3.81%) BYOD
5 4 (3.81%) Reinsurance
6 3 (2.86%) EMC VNX
6 3 (2.86%) Hedge funds
6 3 (2.86%) User Experience
7 2 (1.90%) Fat Client
7 2 (1.90%) Greenfield Project
7 2 (1.90%) Handset
7 2 (1.90%) SWIFT
7 2 (1.90%) Thin Client
8 1 (0.95%) iPhone
8 1 (0.95%) Linux Command Line
8 1 (0.95%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.95%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 83 (79.05%) Windows
2 38 (36.19%) Windows 10
3 29 (27.62%) Windows Server
4 14 (13.33%) Windows Server 2016
5 9 (8.57%) Linux
6 8 (7.62%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (5.71%) Unix
8 5 (4.76%) Android
8 5 (4.76%) Windows 7
9 4 (3.81%) Mac OS
10 3 (2.86%) Apple iOS
10 3 (2.86%) Mac OS X
10 3 (2.86%) Windows Server 2019
11 2 (1.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (1.90%) Windows Phone
12 1 (0.95%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.95%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.95%) Windows Server 2008
12 1 (0.95%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (30.48%) ITIL
2 24 (22.86%) Migration
3 20 (19.05%) ITSM
4 18 (17.14%) Problem-Solving
5 15 (14.29%) Service Delivery
5 15 (14.29%) Service Management
6 12 (11.43%) DevOps
6 12 (11.43%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 12 (11.43%) Technical Leadership
7 9 (8.57%) Presales
8 8 (7.62%) Disaster Recovery
9 7 (6.67%) Application Packaging
9 7 (6.67%) Blue-Green Deployment
9 7 (6.67%) Budgeting and Forecasting
9 7 (6.67%) ITIL V3
9 7 (6.67%) Multi-Factor Authentication
9 7 (6.67%) Security Architecture
10 6 (5.71%) Artificial Intelligence
10 6 (5.71%) IT Strategy
10 6 (5.71%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 53 (50.48%) PowerShell
2 10 (9.52%) SQL
3 1 (0.95%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 7 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (3.81%) Computer Science Degree
2 4 (3.81%) Degree
3 3 (2.86%) DV Cleared
3 3 (2.86%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.95%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (0.95%) MCITP
4 1 (0.95%) MCP
4 1 (0.95%) MCSA
4 1 (0.95%) MCSE
4 1 (0.95%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.81%) SLA
2 1 (0.95%) PMO
System Software
1 65 (61.90%) Active Directory
2 35 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (7.62%) XenApp
4 7 (6.67%) Docker
4 7 (6.67%) XenDesktop
5 6 (5.71%) Microsoft App-V
6 5 (4.76%) VMware ESXi
6 5 (4.76%) vSphere
7 4 (3.81%) Hyper-V
8 3 (2.86%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 3 (2.86%) Virtual Servers
9 2 (1.90%) Firmware
10 1 (0.95%) BitLocker
10 1 (0.95%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 44 (41.90%) SCCM
2 37 (35.24%) Microsoft Intune
3 10 (9.52%) Kubernetes
4 7 (6.67%) Terraform
5 6 (5.71%) CASB
6 5 (4.76%) Jamf Pro
7 4 (3.81%) SCOM
8 2 (1.90%) Single Sign-On
9 1 (0.95%) Active Directory Federation Services
9 1 (0.95%) AirWatch
9 1 (0.95%) HAProxy
9 1 (0.95%) PaperCut
9 1 (0.95%) Puppet
Vendors
1 71 (67.62%) Microsoft
2 35 (33.33%) VMware
3 33 (31.43%) Citrix
4 9 (8.57%) Cisco
4 9 (8.57%) HP
4 9 (8.57%) ServiceNow
5 8 (7.62%) Sophos
6 6 (5.71%) Apple
6 6 (5.71%) Dell
6 6 (5.71%) Mitel
7 5 (4.76%) Bloomberg
7 5 (4.76%) Google
7 5 (4.76%) Ivanti
8 4 (3.81%) Atlassian
8 4 (3.81%) CommVault
8 4 (3.81%) F5
8 4 (3.81%) Sonatype
8 4 (3.81%) Zerto
9 3 (2.86%) Refinitiv
9 3 (2.86%) Reuters