Period
to 12 August 2020

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 12 August 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Virtual Desktop
England > South West
6 months to
12 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 209 291 279
Rank change year-on-year +82 -12 +57
Permanent jobs citing Virtual Desktop 6 46 64
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South West 0.14% 0.46% 0.61%
As % of the System Software category 0.69% 2.45% 4.37%
Number of salaries quoted 22 41 34
Median annual salary £47,500 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -20.83% +9.09% +22.22%
10th Percentile £41,000 £31,000 £37,500
90th Percentile £48,750 £70,000 £62,000
England median annual salary £51,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -7.27% +10.00% +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 864 1,876 1,463
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 20.26% 18.68% 13.91%
Number of salaries quoted 682 1,584 1,139
Median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% +13.33%
10th Percentile £27,275 £25,500 £22,750
90th Percentile £73,750 £69,199 £60,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +11.11%

Virtual Desktop
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings citing Virtual Desktop as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in 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

Salary distribution for jobs citing Virtual Desktop in the South West over the 6 months to 12 August 2020.

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 12 August 2020. 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 +28 5 £47,500 -29.63% 1
Gloucestershire +49 1 £55,000 -8.33%
Virtual Desktop
England

For the 6 months to 12 August 2020, 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 5 (83.33%) Windows
2 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 4 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 4 (66.67%) Office 365
2 4 (66.67%) SCCM
2 4 (66.67%) Azure
3 3 (50.00%) Public Sector
3 3 (50.00%) Project Delivery
3 3 (50.00%) Azure Active Directory
3 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Intune
3 3 (50.00%) MCSE
3 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (50.00%) Identity Management
3 3 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (33.33%) VMware
4 2 (33.33%) DV Cleared
4 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
4 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (33.33%) Hybrid Cloud
4 2 (33.33%) AWS
4 2 (33.33%) Architectural Design
5 1 (16.67%) SCOM
5 1 (16.67%) Data Protection
5 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2016
5 1 (16.67%) Windows 10
5 1 (16.67%) AWS Lambda
5 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
5 1 (16.67%) vRealize
5 1 (16.67%) Security Monitoring
5 1 (16.67%) Serverless

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:

Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 4 (66.67%) Azure
1 4 (66.67%) Office 365
2 3 (50.00%) Azure Active Directory
3 2 (33.33%) AWS
4 1 (16.67%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (16.67%) Amazon S3
4 1 (16.67%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (16.67%) AWS Lambda
4 1 (16.67%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (16.67%) Software-Defined Networking
General
1 3 (50.00%) Public Sector
2 1 (16.67%) Local Government
2 1 (16.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Professional Services Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Architect
3 1 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (16.67%) Cloud Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (16.67%) VMware Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) boto
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) Windows
2 1 (16.67%) Linux
2 1 (16.67%) Windows 10
2 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Identity Management
1 3 (50.00%) Project Delivery
2 2 (33.33%) Architectural Design
3 1 (16.67%) ArchiMate
3 1 (16.67%) Data Protection
3 1 (16.67%) MODAF
3 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
3 1 (16.67%) Project Management
3 1 (16.67%) Security Monitoring
3 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
3 1 (16.67%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) C
1 1 (16.67%) PowerShell
1 1 (16.67%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) MCSE
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (33.33%) DV Cleared
2 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 1 (16.67%) Degree
3 1 (16.67%) TOGAF Certification
System Software
1 4 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (66.67%) SCCM
2 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (16.67%) SCOM
3 1 (16.67%) Single Sign-On
3 1 (16.67%) vRealize
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (33.33%) VMware
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco