Period
to 23 January 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 23 January 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Virtual Desktop
North West > Manchester
6 months to
23 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 174 229 283
Rank change year-on-year +55 +54 0
Permanent jobs citing Virtual Desktop 2 11 5
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Manchester 0.064% 0.20% 0.074%
As % of the System Software category 0.34% 1.25% 0.41%
Number of salaries quoted 2 13 8
Median annual salary £52,500 £62,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -16.00% +4.17% +20.00%
10th Percentile £43,375 £31,500 £36,600
90th Percentile £60,625 £77,803 £72,500
North West median annual salary £52,500 £35,250 £46,800
% change year-on-year +48.94% -24.68% -6.40%

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 582 881 1,219
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 18.52% 15.77% 17.98%
Number of salaries quoted 513 738 1,055
Median annual salary £51,250 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.89% - +12.50%
10th Percentile £32,500 £26,250 £21,250
90th Percentile £72,265 £67,500 £67,500
North West median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £44,000
% change year-on-year +11.76% -3.41% +17.33%

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 23 January 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 23 January 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 +11 1 £42,500 +25.93% 2
Virtual Desktop
North West

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (50.00%) DNS
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) Firewall
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) VMware
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (50.00%) Azure
1 1 (50.00%) PaaS
1 1 (50.00%) High Availability
1 1 (50.00%) Office 365
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Intune
1 1 (50.00%) IaaS
1 1 (50.00%) OneDrive
1 1 (50.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (50.00%) Presales
1 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
1 1 (50.00%) Server 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Azure
1 1 (50.00%) IaaS
1 1 (50.00%) Office 365
1 1 (50.00%) OneDrive
1 1 (50.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) DNS
1 1 (50.00%) Firewall
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Azure Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Solutions Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Presales Solution Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Solutions Architect
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) High Availability
1 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
1 1 (50.00%) Presales
1 1 (50.00%) Server Management
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) VMware