Period
to 9 December 2019

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 9 December 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Virtual Desktop
England > South West
6 months to
9 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 293 261 307
Rank change year-on-year -32 +46 -1
Permanent jobs citing Virtual Desktop 25 61 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.26% 0.61% 0.35%
As % of the System Software category 1.33% 4.61% 2.54%
Number of salaries quoted 25 53 28
South West median annual salary £70,000 £60,000 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.67% +30.43% +31.43%
England median annual salary £52,500 £55,000 £49,000
% change year-on-year -4.55% +12.24% +22.50%

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 1,883 1,322 1,418
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 19.78% 13.29% 13.92%
Number of salaries quoted 1,537 1,094 1,156
South West median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.84% +8.57%
10th Percentile £23,625 £23,750 £22,500
90th Percentile £68,750 £65,000 £55,000
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 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 9 December 2019.

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 9 December 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
Wiltshire -38 19 £70,000 +7.69%
Bristol +23 3 £35,000 -44.00% 1
Gloucestershire -23 3 £55,000 +37.50% 1
Virtual Desktop
England

For the 6 months to 9 December 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 West region with a requirement for Virtual Desktop.

1 20 (80.00%) VMware
1 20 (80.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 19 (76.00%) Windows
3 18 (72.00%) Architectural Design
4 17 (68.00%) Hybrid Cloud
4 17 (68.00%) Windows 10
4 17 (68.00%) vRealize
4 17 (68.00%) Security Monitoring
4 17 (68.00%) SCCM
4 17 (68.00%) Windows 7
4 17 (68.00%) AWS
5 16 (64.00%) Data Protection
5 16 (64.00%) Technical Architecture
5 16 (64.00%) Microsoft
6 15 (60.00%) Security Cleared
7 14 (56.00%) Azure
7 14 (56.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 14 (56.00%) Software-Defined Networking
7 14 (56.00%) Enterprise Architecture
7 14 (56.00%) SCOM
7 14 (56.00%) TOGAF
7 14 (56.00%) Active Directory
7 14 (56.00%) PRINCE2
7 14 (56.00%) Project Management
7 14 (56.00%) Linux
7 14 (56.00%) Microsoft Project
7 14 (56.00%) Windows Server
7 14 (56.00%) TOGAF Certification
7 14 (56.00%) Public Sector
8 13 (52.00%) ArchiMate

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 1 (4.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 1 (4.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 14 (56.00%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 17 (68.00%) AWS
2 14 (56.00%) Azure
3 3 (12.00%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (12.00%) Amazon S3
3 3 (12.00%) AWS CloudFormation
3 3 (12.00%) AWS Lambda
3 3 (12.00%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 14 (56.00%) Software-Defined Networking
2 2 (8.00%) VSAN
3 1 (4.00%) Firewall
3 1 (4.00%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (4.00%) Unified Communications
General
1 14 (56.00%) Public Sector
2 2 (8.00%) Electronics
2 2 (8.00%) Finance
2 2 (8.00%) Manufacturing
2 2 (8.00%) Marketing
2 2 (8.00%) Military
2 2 (8.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (4.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 19 (76.00%) Architect
2 16 (64.00%) Solutions Architect
3 3 (12.00%) 3rd Line Support
3 3 (12.00%) Cloud Architect
3 3 (12.00%) Cloud Engineer
3 3 (12.00%) Senior Architect
3 3 (12.00%) Senior Solutions Architect
4 2 (8.00%) Cloud Software Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Cloud Solutions Architect
4 2 (8.00%) Service Architect
4 2 (8.00%) Software Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Senior Cloud Architect
5 1 (4.00%) VMware Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (12.00%) boto
Miscellaneous
1 17 (68.00%) Hybrid Cloud
2 2 (8.00%) Fat Client
2 2 (8.00%) Private Cloud
2 2 (8.00%) Thin Client
3 1 (4.00%) Blackberry
3 1 (4.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 19 (76.00%) Windows
2 17 (68.00%) Windows 10
2 17 (68.00%) Windows 7
3 14 (56.00%) Linux
3 14 (56.00%) Windows Server
3 14 (56.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (72.00%) Architectural Design
2 17 (68.00%) Security Monitoring
3 16 (64.00%) Data Protection
3 16 (64.00%) Technical Architecture
4 14 (56.00%) Enterprise Architecture
4 14 (56.00%) PRINCE2
4 14 (56.00%) Project Management
4 14 (56.00%) TOGAF
5 13 (52.00%) ArchiMate
6 12 (48.00%) MODAF
7 5 (20.00%) ITIL
8 3 (12.00%) Software Engineering
9 2 (8.00%) Agile Software Development
9 2 (8.00%) Business Intelligence
9 2 (8.00%) Digital Marketing
9 2 (8.00%) ITSM
9 2 (8.00%) PRINCE
9 2 (8.00%) Programme Management
9 2 (8.00%) Service Design
9 2 (8.00%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (12.00%) PowerShell
1 3 (12.00%) Python
2 2 (8.00%) C
Qualifications
1 15 (60.00%) Security Cleared
2 14 (56.00%) TOGAF Certification
3 2 (8.00%) Degree
3 2 (8.00%) DV Cleared
4 1 (4.00%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 20 (80.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (56.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 17 (68.00%) SCCM
1 17 (68.00%) vRealize
2 14 (56.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 20 (80.00%) VMware
2 16 (64.00%) Microsoft
3 13 (52.00%) Cisco
4 2 (8.00%) SAP