Period
to 16 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South West 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 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Virtual Desktop
England > South West
6 months to
16 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 264 303 312
Rank change year-on-year +39 +9 +31
Permanent jobs citing Virtual Desktop 56 38 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.56% 0.37% 0.32%
As % of the System Software category 4.28% 2.61% 2.44%
Number of salaries quoted 49 33 35
South West median annual salary £65,000 £46,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +41.30% +31.43% -
England median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% +25.00% -11.11%

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 West with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
South West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 1,309 1,455 1,432
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 13.13% 14.33% 13.23%
Number of salaries quoted 1,081 1,178 1,152
South West median annual salary £42,500 £38,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.84% +8.57% -2.78%
10th Percentile £23,750 £22,000 £21,264
90th Percentile £65,000 £55,000 £53,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +11.11% +5.88% +6.25%

Virtual Desktop
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

Job vacancy trend for Virtual Desktop in the South West

Virtual Desktop
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Salary trend for Virtual Desktop in the South West

Virtual Desktop
Salary Histogram in the South West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Virtual Desktop in the South West over the 6 months to 16 December 2018.

Salary histogram for Virtual Desktop in the South West

Virtual Desktop
Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 6 months to 16 December 2018. 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
Wiltshire +39 47 £65,000 +23.81% 2
Gloucestershire +4 4 £40,000 -13.04% 1
Bristol - 2 £62,500 - 3
Dorset - 1 - -
Virtual Desktop
England

For the 6 months to 16 December 2018, 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 West region with a requirement for Virtual Desktop.

1 53 (94.64%) Security Cleared
1 53 (94.64%) Hybrid Cloud
2 49 (87.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 49 (87.50%) VMware
2 49 (87.50%) Data Protection
3 47 (83.93%) Enterprise Architecture
3 47 (83.93%) Technical Architecture
3 47 (83.93%) vRealize
3 47 (83.93%) Security Monitoring
4 29 (51.79%) Windows
5 28 (50.00%) Microsoft
5 28 (50.00%) Active Directory
5 28 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
6 27 (48.21%) SCCM
6 27 (48.21%) VSAN
7 26 (46.43%) Windows Server 2012
7 26 (46.43%) Windows Server
7 26 (46.43%) SCOM
7 26 (46.43%) Amazon AWS
7 26 (46.43%) PowerShell
7 26 (46.43%) Firewall
7 26 (46.43%) Intrusion Detection
8 22 (39.29%) SC Cleared
8 22 (39.29%) Blackberry
8 22 (39.29%) Mobile Device Management
8 22 (39.29%) Windows 10
9 21 (37.50%) DV Cleared
10 20 (35.71%) TOGAF
10 20 (35.71%) Unified Communications
10 20 (35.71%) Windows 7

Virtual Desktop
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 20 (35.71%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 20 (35.71%) MS Exchange
2 6 (10.71%) SharePoint
Applications
1 20 (35.71%) Microsoft Project
2 8 (14.29%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 28 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 26 (46.43%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (14.29%) Office 365
4 2 (3.57%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 27 (48.21%) VSAN
2 26 (46.43%) Firewall
2 26 (46.43%) Intrusion Detection
3 20 (35.71%) Software-Defined Networking
3 20 (35.71%) Unified Communications
4 6 (10.71%) Network Security
5 2 (3.57%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (10.71%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (5.36%) Aerospace
2 1 (1.79%) Military
Job Titles
1 46 (82.14%) Architect
1 46 (82.14%) Solutions Architect
2 25 (44.64%) VMware Architect
3 17 (30.36%) Lead Architect
3 17 (30.36%) Lead Solutions Architect
4 6 (10.71%) Cloud Engineer
4 6 (10.71%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
4 6 (10.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 5 (8.93%) Technical Design Leader
5 5 (8.93%) Technical Leader
6 4 (7.14%) Wintel Engineer
6 4 (7.14%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (3.57%) Cloud Architect
7 2 (3.57%) Cloud Solutions Architect
7 2 (3.57%) Senior Architect
7 2 (3.57%) Senior Solutions Architect
7 2 (3.57%) Senior Technical Architect
7 2 (3.57%) Technical Architect
7 2 (3.57%) Technical Design Architect
7 2 (3.57%) Technical Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (10.71%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 53 (94.64%) Hybrid Cloud
2 22 (39.29%) Blackberry
3 6 (10.71%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (10.71%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 2 (3.57%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 29 (51.79%) Windows
2 26 (46.43%) Windows Server
2 26 (46.43%) Windows Server 2012
3 22 (39.29%) Windows 10
4 20 (35.71%) Linux
4 20 (35.71%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (87.50%) Data Protection
2 47 (83.93%) Enterprise Architecture
2 47 (83.93%) Security Monitoring
2 47 (83.93%) Technical Architecture
3 22 (39.29%) Mobile Device Management
4 20 (35.71%) ArchiMate
4 20 (35.71%) PRINCE2
4 20 (35.71%) Project Management
4 20 (35.71%) TOGAF
5 15 (26.79%) MODAF
6 8 (14.29%) Service Delivery
7 6 (10.71%) Business Intelligence
7 6 (10.71%) Data Loss Prevention
7 6 (10.71%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 6 (10.71%) ITIL
7 6 (10.71%) ITIL V3
7 6 (10.71%) ITSM
7 6 (10.71%) Network Virtualisation
7 6 (10.71%) Service Management
7 6 (10.71%) Threat Detection
Programming Languages
1 26 (46.43%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 53 (94.64%) Security Cleared
2 22 (39.29%) SC Cleared
3 21 (37.50%) DV Cleared
4 20 (35.71%) TOGAF Certification
5 6 (10.71%) Degree
System Software
1 49 (87.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 28 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 8 (14.29%) BitLocker
4 6 (10.71%) Hyper-V
5 2 (3.57%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (3.57%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (3.57%) XenApp
5 2 (3.57%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 47 (83.93%) vRealize
2 27 (48.21%) SCCM
3 26 (46.43%) SCOM
4 8 (14.29%) SCVMM
5 2 (3.57%) AirWatch
5 2 (3.57%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 2 (3.57%) Microsoft Intune
5 2 (3.57%) SCDPM
5 2 (3.57%) SCOrch
5 2 (3.57%) SCSM
Vendors
1 49 (87.50%) VMware
2 28 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 20 (35.71%) Cisco
4 6 (10.71%) McAfee
5 2 (3.57%) Citrix
5 2 (3.57%) MobileIron