Period
to 9 May 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Manchester 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 9 May 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Virtual Desktop
North West > Manchester
6 months to
9 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 177 212 259
Rank change year-on-year +35 +47 +22
Permanent jobs citing Virtual Desktop 21 4 8
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Manchester 0.55% 0.092% 0.13%
As % of the System Software category 2.85% 0.52% 0.79%
Number of salaries quoted 21 4 8
10th Percentile £33,500 " £36,950
25th Percentile £34,250 £61,250 £37,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £68,552 £46,500
Median % change year-on-year -34.36% +47.42% -7.00%
75th Percentile £67,500 £84,034 £65,000
90th Percentile " £90,614 £92,000
North West median annual salary £45,000 £68,552 £44,950
% change year-on-year -34.36% +52.51% -10.10%

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 Manchester with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
Manchester
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 738 764 1,013
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 19.41% 17.54% 16.47%
Number of salaries quoted 643 599 849
10th Percentile £32,500 £27,500 £23,000
25th Percentile £39,250 £34,750 £31,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year - +11.11% +4.65%
75th Percentile £65,000 £60,000 £61,250
90th Percentile £73,750 £70,000 £70,000
North West median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +11.76% +6.25%

Virtual Desktop
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

Job postings citing Virtual Desktop as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Manchester.

Job vacancy trend for Virtual Desktop in Manchester

Virtual Desktop
Salary Trend in Manchester

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Virtual Desktop in Manchester.

Salary trend for Virtual Desktop in Manchester

Virtual Desktop
Salary Histogram in Manchester

Salary distribution for jobs citing Virtual Desktop in Manchester over the 6 months to 9 May 2021.

Salary histogram for Virtual Desktop in Manchester

Virtual Desktop
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Virtual Desktop within the Manchester region over the 6 months to 9 May 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
Bolton - 5 £35,500 -
Virtual Desktop
North West

For the 6 months to 9 May 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 Manchester region with a requirement for Virtual Desktop.

1 20 (95.24%) VMware
1 20 (95.24%) VMware Infrastructure
2 19 (90.48%) Active Directory
3 16 (76.19%) Microsoft
4 15 (71.43%) Windows
4 15 (71.43%) Microsoft 365
5 9 (42.86%) Social Skills
6 6 (28.57%) XenApp
6 6 (28.57%) Citrix Hypervisor
6 6 (28.57%) XenDesktop
6 6 (28.57%) Azure
6 6 (28.57%) Data Centre
6 6 (28.57%) Citrix
7 5 (23.81%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (23.81%) SCCM
7 5 (23.81%) DNS
7 5 (23.81%) Migration
7 5 (23.81%) Continuous Improvement
7 5 (23.81%) Hybrid Cloud
7 5 (23.81%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 4 (19.05%) Hyper-V
8 4 (19.05%) Windows 10
8 4 (19.05%) Remote Desktop
8 4 (19.05%) Virtual Machines
8 4 (19.05%) Mobile Device Management
8 4 (19.05%) Windows Server
8 4 (19.05%) ITIL
8 4 (19.05%) DHCP
8 4 (19.05%) Problem Management
8 4 (19.05%) Knowledge Management

Virtual Desktop
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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:

Cloud Services
1 15 (71.43%) Microsoft 365
2 6 (28.57%) Azure
3 1 (4.76%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (4.76%) IaaS
3 1 (4.76%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (23.81%) DNS
2 4 (19.05%) DHCP
2 4 (19.05%) Remote Desktop
3 1 (4.76%) Firewall
General
1 9 (42.86%) Social Skills
2 1 (4.76%) Finance
2 1 (4.76%) Marketing
2 1 (4.76%) Presentation Skills
Job Titles
1 12 (57.14%) Support Engineer
2 10 (47.62%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 10 (47.62%) 3rd Line Support
2 10 (47.62%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 6 (28.57%) Applications Engineer
3 6 (28.57%) Applications Support
3 6 (28.57%) Applications Support Engineer
3 6 (28.57%) Citrix Engineer
3 6 (28.57%) Citrix Support
3 6 (28.57%) Citrix Support Engineer
4 5 (23.81%) Azure Engineer
4 5 (23.81%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 5 (23.81%) Migration Engineer
5 4 (19.05%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (19.05%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
5 4 (19.05%) Desktop Support
5 4 (19.05%) Infrastructure Support
5 4 (19.05%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
6 2 (9.52%) Desktop Engineer
6 2 (9.52%) Desktop Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (28.57%) Data Centre
2 5 (23.81%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (4.76%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 15 (71.43%) Windows
2 4 (19.05%) Windows 10
2 4 (19.05%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (23.81%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (23.81%) Continuous Improvement
1 5 (23.81%) Infrastructure Engineering
1 5 (23.81%) Migration
2 4 (19.05%) ITIL
2 4 (19.05%) Knowledge Management
2 4 (19.05%) Mobile Device Management
2 4 (19.05%) Problem Management
3 1 (4.76%) High Availability
3 1 (4.76%) Presales
3 1 (4.76%) Server Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.76%) PowerShell
System Software
1 20 (95.24%) VMware Infrastructure
2 19 (90.48%) Active Directory
3 6 (28.57%) Citrix Hypervisor
3 6 (28.57%) XenApp
3 6 (28.57%) XenDesktop
4 4 (19.05%) Hyper-V
4 4 (19.05%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 5 (23.81%) SCCM
2 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 20 (95.24%) VMware
2 16 (76.19%) Microsoft
3 6 (28.57%) Citrix