Period
to 16 November 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 16 November 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Virtual Desktop
England > South East
6 months to
16 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 480 477 537
Rank change year-on-year -3 +60 +13
Permanent jobs citing Virtual Desktop 22 53 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.088% 0.18% 0.075%
As % of the System Software category 0.53% 1.26% 0.56%
Number of salaries quoted 15 39 26
South East median annual salary £70,000 £62,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.00% +13.64% +46.67%
10th Percentile £25,700 £41,250 £31,875
90th Percentile £78,750 £71,250 £61,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £55,000 £48,184
% change year-on-year -4.55% +14.15% +20.46%

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 4,182 4,208 4,102
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 16.67% 14.60% 13.41%
Number of salaries quoted 3,420 3,431 3,558
South East median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -1.23%
10th Percentile £25,000 £23,000 £22,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £67,500 £66,000
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 16 November 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 16 November 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 +43 11 £70,000 +107.41%
West Sussex - 7 £48,250 - 1
Thames Valley +40 4 £32,250 -33.85% 4
Buckinghamshire +14 4 £32,250 -23.81% 1
Virtual Desktop
England

For the 6 months to 16 November 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 19 (86.36%) Windows
1 19 (86.36%) Citrix
1 19 (86.36%) Windows 10
2 11 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 8 (36.36%) VMware
3 8 (36.36%) Microsoft App-V
3 8 (36.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (36.36%) PowerShell
3 8 (36.36%) Ivanti
3 8 (36.36%) Office 365
4 6 (27.27%) Virtual Machines
4 6 (27.27%) Tech Ops
4 6 (27.27%) Service Delivery
5 5 (22.73%) Change Management
5 5 (22.73%) Incident Management
5 5 (22.73%) Operations Management
5 5 (22.73%) Problem-Solving
5 5 (22.73%) Service Desk Management
5 5 (22.73%) Continuous Improvement
5 5 (22.73%) Process Improvement
6 4 (18.18%) Windows 7
6 4 (18.18%) Personalization
6 4 (18.18%) Finance
6 4 (18.18%) IP Telephony
6 4 (18.18%) Microsoft Office
6 4 (18.18%) ITIL
7 3 (13.64%) Active Directory
7 3 (13.64%) MS Exchange
7 3 (13.64%) SCCM
7 3 (13.64%) Performance Management

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 (13.64%) MS Exchange
2 1 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (4.55%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (18.18%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (9.09%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 8 (36.36%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (18.18%) IP Telephony
2 2 (9.09%) Internet
2 2 (9.09%) Intranet
2 2 (9.09%) LAN
2 2 (9.09%) TCP/IP
2 2 (9.09%) WAN
2 2 (9.09%) Wireless
3 1 (4.55%) DHCP
3 1 (4.55%) DNS
3 1 (4.55%) Firewall
3 1 (4.55%) Remote Desktop
3 1 (4.55%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.55%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (18.18%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (36.36%) Desktop Engineer
2 5 (22.73%) IT Manager
2 5 (22.73%) IT Operations Manager
2 5 (22.73%) Operations Manager
3 4 (18.18%) Senior Desktop Engineer
4 3 (13.64%) Desktop Specialist
4 3 (13.64%) Desktop Support
5 2 (9.09%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) Consultant
5 2 (9.09%) Desktop Support Consultant
5 2 (9.09%) ITSM Consultant
5 2 (9.09%) NOC Manager
5 2 (9.09%) Service Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) Service Desk Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) Support Consultant
6 1 (4.55%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Infrastructure Manager
6 1 (4.55%) Senior Support Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Service Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (9.09%) Mobile App
1 2 (9.09%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 19 (86.36%) Windows
1 19 (86.36%) Windows 10
2 4 (18.18%) Windows 7
3 2 (9.09%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (27.27%) Service Delivery
1 6 (27.27%) Tech Ops
2 5 (22.73%) Change Management
2 5 (22.73%) Continuous Improvement
2 5 (22.73%) Incident Management
2 5 (22.73%) Operations Management
2 5 (22.73%) Problem-Solving
2 5 (22.73%) Process Improvement
2 5 (22.73%) Service Desk Management
3 4 (18.18%) ITIL
3 4 (18.18%) Personalization
4 3 (13.64%) Desktop Virtualisation
4 3 (13.64%) Performance Management
5 2 (9.09%) ITSM
5 2 (9.09%) Problem Management
5 2 (9.09%) Service Management
6 1 (4.55%) ITIL V3
6 1 (4.55%) PRINCE
6 1 (4.55%) Project Management
6 1 (4.55%) Security Patching
Programming Languages
1 8 (36.36%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (9.09%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
1 2 (9.09%) MCSA
1 2 (9.09%) MCSE
1 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (4.55%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.09%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (36.36%) Microsoft App-V
1 8 (36.36%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (27.27%) Virtual Machines
3 3 (13.64%) Active Directory
4 1 (4.55%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (13.64%) SCCM
Vendors
1 19 (86.36%) Citrix
2 11 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 8 (36.36%) Ivanti
3 8 (36.36%) VMware
4 2 (9.09%) Apple
4 2 (9.09%) Avaya
4 2 (9.09%) Cisco
4 2 (9.09%) NetApp
4 2 (9.09%) Polycom
4 2 (9.09%) Wyse
5 1 (4.55%) GFI Software
5 1 (4.55%) WatchGuard