Period
to 17 December 2017

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 17 December 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Virtual Desktop
England > South West
6 months to
17 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 293 316 342
Rank change year-on-year +23 +26 0
Permanent jobs citing Virtual Desktop 38 33 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.37% 0.31% 0.12%
As % of the System Software category 2.61% 2.32% 1.00%
Number of salaries quoted 33 33 14
South West median annual salary £46,000 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +31.43% - -12.50%
10th Percentile £29,000 £24,250 £24,350
90th Percentile £53,750 £42,500 £52,625
England median annual salary £50,000 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +25.00% -11.11% +12.50%

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 1456 1422 1405
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 14.33% 13.22% 12.06%
Number of salaries quoted 1178 1143 1212
South West median annual salary £38,000 £35,000 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.57% -2.78% +2.86%
10th Percentile £22,000 £21,264 £20,750
90th Percentile £55,000 £53,750 £57,500
England median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +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 17 December 2017.

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 17 December 2017. 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
Gloucestershire +28 20 £46,000 +24.32%
Wiltshire +7 2 £52,500 +16.67%
Somerset - 2 £21,750 -
Devon +13 1 £27,500 +12.24% 1
Virtual Desktop
England

For the 6 months to 17 December 2017, IT jobs citing Virtual Desktop also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South West region with a requirement for Virtual Desktop.

1 36 (94.74%) Windows
1 36 (94.74%) Microsoft
1 36 (94.74%) Active Directory
1 36 (94.74%) Windows Server
2 33 (86.84%) SQL Server
2 33 (86.84%) ITIL
2 33 (86.84%) Firewall
3 32 (84.21%) Service Management
3 32 (84.21%) Hyper-V
3 32 (84.21%) ITIL V3
4 31 (81.58%) Windows Server 2012
4 31 (81.58%) SCCM
4 31 (81.58%) Security Cleared
4 31 (81.58%) SharePoint
5 30 (78.95%) Business Intelligence
5 30 (78.95%) Service Delivery
5 30 (78.95%) McAfee
5 30 (78.95%) ITSM
5 30 (78.95%) Network Security
5 30 (78.95%) Intrusion Detection
5 30 (78.95%) Degree
5 30 (78.95%) Problem Management
5 30 (78.95%) PowerShell
5 30 (78.95%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 30 (78.95%) Analytical Skills
5 30 (78.95%) Proactive Management
6 24 (63.16%) Office 365
7 22 (57.89%) Microsoft Office
8 20 (52.63%) SCOM
8 20 (52.63%) SCVMM

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 31 (81.58%) SharePoint
2 3 (7.89%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (5.26%) MS Exchange
4 1 (2.63%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 22 (57.89%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 24 (63.16%) Office 365
2 19 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
2 19 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 33 (86.84%) Firewall
2 30 (78.95%) Intrusion Detection
2 30 (78.95%) Network Security
3 5 (13.16%) SAN
4 3 (7.89%) TCP/IP
4 3 (7.89%) VLAN
4 3 (7.89%) WAN
4 3 (7.89%) Wireless
5 2 (5.26%) DHCP
5 2 (5.26%) DNS
5 2 (5.26%) Remote Desktop
5 2 (5.26%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (86.84%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (5.26%) Advertising
2 1 (2.63%) Finance
Job Titles
1 19 (50.00%) Cloud Engineer
1 19 (50.00%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
1 19 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 11 (28.95%) Wintel Engineer
3 5 (13.16%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 3 (7.89%) IT Engineer
4 3 (7.89%) IT Support
4 3 (7.89%) IT Support Engineer
4 3 (7.89%) Support Engineer
5 2 (5.26%) Service Desk Manager
5 2 (5.26%) Service Manager
6 1 (2.63%) Analyst
6 1 (2.63%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (50.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 30 (78.95%) Analytical Skills
1 30 (78.95%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 19 (50.00%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (2.63%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 36 (94.74%) Windows
1 36 (94.74%) Windows Server
2 31 (81.58%) Windows Server 2012
3 15 (39.47%) Windows 10
4 3 (7.89%) Windows 7
4 3 (7.89%) Windows 8
4 3 (7.89%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (2.63%) CentOS
5 1 (2.63%) Linux
5 1 (2.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (86.84%) ITIL
2 32 (84.21%) ITIL V3
2 32 (84.21%) Service Management
3 30 (78.95%) Business Intelligence
3 30 (78.95%) ITSM
3 30 (78.95%) Proactive Management
3 30 (78.95%) Problem Management
3 30 (78.95%) Service Delivery
4 19 (50.00%) Boundary Protection
4 19 (50.00%) Data Loss Prevention
4 19 (50.00%) Network Virtualisation
4 19 (50.00%) Threat Detection
5 2 (5.26%) Change Management
5 2 (5.26%) Line Management
5 2 (5.26%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 30 (78.95%) PowerShell
2 2 (5.26%) SQL
Qualifications
1 31 (81.58%) Security Cleared
2 30 (78.95%) Degree
3 18 (47.37%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (13.16%) SLA
2 2 (5.26%) QA
System Software
1 36 (94.74%) Active Directory
2 32 (84.21%) Hyper-V
3 19 (50.00%) BitLocker
4 3 (7.89%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (2.63%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 31 (81.58%) SCCM
2 20 (52.63%) SCOM
2 20 (52.63%) SCVMM
3 11 (28.95%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 1 (2.63%) SCDPM
4 1 (2.63%) SCOrch
4 1 (2.63%) SCSM
Vendors
1 36 (94.74%) Microsoft
2 30 (78.95%) McAfee
3 3 (7.89%) Citrix
3 3 (7.89%) VMware
4 2 (5.26%) Apple
5 1 (2.63%) ArcSight
5 1 (2.63%) Dell
5 1 (2.63%) Red Hat