Period
to 22 August 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 22 August 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Virtual Desktop
England > South East
6 months to
22 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 492 480 526
Rank change year-on-year -12 +46 +35
Permanent jobs citing Virtual Desktop 20 67 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.077% 0.23% 0.062%
As % of the System Software category 0.46% 1.55% 0.44%
Number of salaries quoted 15 49 18
South East median annual salary £36,250 £55,000 £47,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -34.09% +17.02% +25.33%
10th Percentile £26,750 £31,220 £32,625
90th Percentile £78,750 £71,250 £57,675
England median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year - +14.13% +15.00%

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 the South East with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
South East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 4,362 4,327 4,046
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 16.81% 14.58% 13.89%
Number of salaries quoted 3,537 3,483 3,482
South East median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £25,000 £22,750 £22,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £67,500 £65,225
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +11.11% +5.88%

Virtual Desktop
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Virtual Desktop as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for Virtual Desktop in the South East

Virtual Desktop
Salary Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Virtual Desktop in the South East.

Salary trend for Virtual Desktop in the South East

Virtual Desktop
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Virtual Desktop in the South East over the 6 months to 22 August 2019.

Salary histogram for Virtual Desktop in the South East

Virtual Desktop
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Virtual Desktop within the South East region over the 6 months to 22 August 2019. 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
Surrey +22 10 £77,500 +40.91%
Thames Valley +19 3 £34,114 -11.39%
Buckinghamshire +6 3 £34,114 -1.57%
East Sussex - 3 £75,000 -
Hampshire -36 2 £31,500 -53.33%
West Sussex - 2 £24,000 - 3
Virtual Desktop
England

For the 6 months to 22 August 2019, 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 South East region with a requirement for Virtual Desktop.

1 18 (90.00%) Windows
2 17 (85.00%) Citrix
3 16 (80.00%) Windows 10
4 15 (75.00%) Microsoft
5 12 (60.00%) Office 365
6 10 (50.00%) Active Directory
7 8 (40.00%) VMware
7 8 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
8 7 (35.00%) PowerShell
8 7 (35.00%) Continuous Improvement
9 6 (30.00%) Windows 7
9 6 (30.00%) Virtual Machines
9 6 (30.00%) Tech Ops
9 6 (30.00%) Service Delivery
9 6 (30.00%) Change Management
10 5 (25.00%) Operations Management
10 5 (25.00%) ITIL
10 5 (25.00%) Process Improvement
10 5 (25.00%) Mobile Device Management
10 5 (25.00%) Service Desk Management
11 4 (20.00%) IaaS
11 4 (20.00%) SCCM
11 4 (20.00%) XenDesktop
11 4 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
11 4 (20.00%) Data Centre
11 4 (20.00%) Windows Server
12 3 (15.00%) Server Virtualisation
12 3 (15.00%) Skype
12 3 (15.00%) AirWatch
12 3 (15.00%) Architecture Roadmap

Virtual Desktop
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 3 (15.00%) Skype for Business
2 1 (5.00%) Confluence
2 1 (5.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (15.00%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 12 (60.00%) Office 365
2 4 (20.00%) IaaS
3 2 (10.00%) Azure
3 2 (10.00%) PaaS
4 1 (5.00%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (5.00%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.00%) IP Telephony
1 3 (15.00%) LAN
1 3 (15.00%) Skype
1 3 (15.00%) WAN
2 2 (10.00%) DHCP
2 2 (10.00%) DNS
2 2 (10.00%) Internet
2 2 (10.00%) Intranet
2 2 (10.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.00%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 1 (5.00%) JIRA
General
1 3 (15.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (25.00%) IT Manager
1 5 (25.00%) IT Operations Manager
1 5 (25.00%) Operations Manager
2 3 (15.00%) Architect
2 3 (15.00%) Desktop Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Consultant
3 2 (10.00%) Desktop Support
3 2 (10.00%) Desktop Support Consultant
3 2 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) IT Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) ITSM Consultant
3 2 (10.00%) Office 365 Architect
3 2 (10.00%) Server Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (10.00%) Support Consultant
3 2 (10.00%) Systems Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Windows Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Windows Server Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Customer Services Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.00%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (20.00%) Data Centre
2 3 (15.00%) Fat Client
2 3 (15.00%) Thin Client
3 2 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (10.00%) EMC VNX
3 2 (10.00%) Enterprise Storage
3 2 (10.00%) Mobile App
3 2 (10.00%) PKI
3 2 (10.00%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (5.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 18 (90.00%) Windows
2 16 (80.00%) Windows 10
3 6 (30.00%) Windows 7
4 4 (20.00%) Windows Server
5 2 (10.00%) CentOS
5 2 (10.00%) Linux
5 2 (10.00%) Mac OS X
5 2 (10.00%) Ubuntu
5 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (35.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 6 (30.00%) Change Management
2 6 (30.00%) Service Delivery
2 6 (30.00%) Tech Ops
3 5 (25.00%) ITIL
3 5 (25.00%) Mobile Device Management
3 5 (25.00%) Operations Management
3 5 (25.00%) Process Improvement
3 5 (25.00%) Service Desk Management
4 4 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
5 3 (15.00%) Application Packaging
5 3 (15.00%) Architecture Roadmap
5 3 (15.00%) Enterprise Architecture
5 3 (15.00%) IT Strategy
5 3 (15.00%) Server Virtualisation
6 2 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (10.00%) Analytics
6 2 (10.00%) Capacity Management
6 2 (10.00%) ITSM
6 2 (10.00%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (35.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (10.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (10.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
1 2 (10.00%) MCSA
1 2 (10.00%) MCSE
1 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (5.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) QA
System Software
1 10 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 8 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (30.00%) Virtual Machines
4 4 (20.00%) XenDesktop
5 3 (15.00%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (10.00%) EMC RecoverPoint
6 2 (10.00%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (10.00%) VMware NSX
7 1 (5.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (20.00%) SCCM
2 3 (15.00%) AirWatch
3 2 (10.00%) SCOM
3 2 (10.00%) Terraform
Vendors
1 17 (85.00%) Citrix
2 15 (75.00%) Microsoft
3 8 (40.00%) VMware
4 2 (10.00%) Apple
4 2 (10.00%) Avaya
4 2 (10.00%) EMC
4 2 (10.00%) Polycom
4 2 (10.00%) Wyse
5 1 (5.00%) Ivanti