Period
to 18 October 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 18 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Virtual Desktop
England > South West
6 months to
18 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 277 307 324
Rank change year-on-year +30 +17 +9
Permanent jobs citing Virtual Desktop 61 26 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.59% 0.26% 0.20%
As % of the System Software category 4.42% 1.95% 1.59%
Number of salaries quoted 49 23 22
South West median annual salary £55,000 £46,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +19.57% +31.43% +11.11%
10th Percentile £39,900 £29,000 £23,550
90th Percentile £65,000 £46,000 £42,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £46,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +19.57% +15.00% -5.88%

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 1,380 1,331 1,386
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 13.41% 13.12% 12.76%
Number of salaries quoted 1,134 1,130 1,136
South West median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.33% +7.14% -
10th Percentile £23,575 £22,475 £21,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £55,044 £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 18 October 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 18 October 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 - 46 £55,000 - 1
Gloucestershire -9 4 £40,000 -13.04% 2
Dorset - 3 £33,500 - 2
Virtual Desktop
England

For the 6 months to 18 October 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 57 (93.44%) Security Cleared
2 49 (80.33%) Hybrid Cloud
3 47 (77.05%) VMware Infrastructure
3 47 (77.05%) VMware
4 43 (70.49%) Microsoft
5 42 (68.85%) Enterprise Architecture
5 42 (68.85%) Technical Architecture
5 42 (68.85%) Data Protection
5 42 (68.85%) vRealize
5 42 (68.85%) Security Monitoring
6 40 (65.57%) Windows
7 39 (63.93%) Active Directory
7 39 (63.93%) SCCM
8 38 (62.30%) Windows Server
9 37 (60.66%) Intrusion Detection
9 37 (60.66%) Firewall
9 37 (60.66%) Windows Server 2012
9 37 (60.66%) PowerShell
10 36 (59.02%) Microsoft Azure
10 36 (59.02%) Amazon AWS
11 33 (54.10%) SCOM
12 30 (49.18%) Windows 10
13 29 (47.54%) Cisco
13 29 (47.54%) Linux
14 28 (45.90%) SC Cleared
15 26 (42.62%) MS Exchange
16 25 (40.98%) Microsoft Project
16 25 (40.98%) PRINCE2
16 25 (40.98%) Blackberry
16 25 (40.98%) Blackberry Enterprise Server

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 26 (42.62%) MS Exchange
2 25 (40.98%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 12 (19.67%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.64%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.64%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (1.64%) IIS
Applications
1 25 (40.98%) Microsoft Project
2 8 (13.11%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 36 (59.02%) Amazon AWS
1 36 (59.02%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (13.11%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 37 (60.66%) Firewall
1 37 (60.66%) Intrusion Detection
2 25 (40.98%) Software-Defined Networking
2 25 (40.98%) Unified Communications
3 17 (27.87%) VSAN
4 12 (19.67%) Network Security
5 4 (6.56%) LAN
5 4 (6.56%) WAN
6 2 (3.28%) DNS
7 1 (1.64%) DHCP
7 1 (1.64%) NetScaler
7 1 (1.64%) TCP/IP
7 1 (1.64%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (21.31%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.64%) SQL Server 2000
General
1 4 (6.56%) Aerospace
2 3 (4.92%) Manufacturing
3 2 (3.28%) Electronics
3 2 (3.28%) Finance
3 2 (3.28%) Marketing
3 2 (3.28%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.64%) Military
Job Titles
1 42 (68.85%) Architect
2 38 (62.30%) Solutions Architect
3 21 (34.43%) Lead Architect
3 21 (34.43%) Lead Solutions Architect
4 17 (27.87%) VMware Architect
5 9 (14.75%) Wintel Engineer
6 7 (11.48%) Cloud Engineer
6 7 (11.48%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
6 7 (11.48%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 5 (8.20%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 5 (8.20%) Technical Architect
7 5 (8.20%) Technical Design Leader
7 5 (8.20%) Technical Leader
8 4 (6.56%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
9 2 (3.28%) Cloud Architect
9 2 (3.28%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
9 2 (3.28%) Infrastructure Architect
9 2 (3.28%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
9 2 (3.28%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
10 1 (1.64%) Senior Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (11.48%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 49 (80.33%) Hybrid Cloud
2 25 (40.98%) Blackberry
3 12 (19.67%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (19.67%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 5 (8.20%) Clustering
5 4 (6.56%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 40 (65.57%) Windows
2 38 (62.30%) Windows Server
3 37 (60.66%) Windows Server 2012
4 30 (49.18%) Windows 10
5 29 (47.54%) Linux
6 25 (40.98%) Windows 7
7 1 (1.64%) Windows 2000 Server
7 1 (1.64%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (68.85%) Data Protection
1 42 (68.85%) Enterprise Architecture
1 42 (68.85%) Security Monitoring
1 42 (68.85%) Technical Architecture
2 25 (40.98%) ArchiMate
2 25 (40.98%) Mobile Device Management
2 25 (40.98%) PRINCE2
2 25 (40.98%) Project Management
2 25 (40.98%) TOGAF
3 21 (34.43%) MODAF
4 16 (26.23%) ITIL
4 16 (26.23%) Service Management
5 14 (22.95%) Business Intelligence
6 12 (19.67%) ITIL V3
6 12 (19.67%) ITSM
6 12 (19.67%) Service Delivery
7 8 (13.11%) Proactive Management
7 8 (13.11%) Problem Management
8 7 (11.48%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 7 (11.48%) Network Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 37 (60.66%) PowerShell
2 1 (1.64%) SQL
Qualifications
1 57 (93.44%) Security Cleared
2 28 (45.90%) SC Cleared
3 25 (40.98%) TOGAF Certification
4 24 (39.34%) DV Cleared
5 12 (19.67%) Degree
6 1 (1.64%) A+ Certification
System Software
1 47 (77.05%) VMware Infrastructure
2 39 (63.93%) Active Directory
3 13 (21.31%) Hyper-V
4 7 (11.48%) BitLocker
5 1 (1.64%) DFS Replication
5 1 (1.64%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (1.64%) Terminal Services
5 1 (1.64%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (1.64%) VMware Server
5 1 (1.64%) XenApp
5 1 (1.64%) XenDesktop
5 1 (1.64%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 42 (68.85%) vRealize
2 39 (63.93%) SCCM
3 33 (54.10%) SCOM
4 8 (13.11%) SCVMM
5 5 (8.20%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 1 (1.64%) EdgeSight
6 1 (1.64%) WSUS
Vendors
1 47 (77.05%) VMware
2 43 (70.49%) Microsoft
3 29 (47.54%) Cisco
4 12 (19.67%) McAfee
5 5 (8.20%) Citrix
6 4 (6.56%) F5
6 4 (6.56%) HP
6 4 (6.56%) Juniper
7 2 (3.28%) SAP