Period
to 25 June 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 25 June 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Virtual Desktop
England > South West
6 months to
25 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 304 275 320
Rank change year-on-year -29 +45 +1
Permanent jobs citing Virtual Desktop 36 66 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.36% 0.61% 0.097%
As % of the System Software category 2.13% 4.19% 0.86%
Number of salaries quoted 31 21 10
South West median annual salary £60,000 £45,500 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +31.87% +18.18% +18.46%
10th Percentile £24,000 £37,500 £29,750
90th Percentile £70,000 £55,000 £48,375
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +11.11% +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 1,687 1,575 1,157
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 16.99% 14.50% 11.21%
Number of salaries quoted 1,430 1,202 970
South West median annual salary £42,500 £41,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.66% +9.33% +8.70%
10th Percentile £26,250 £22,525 £21,250
90th Percentile £67,250 £58,750 £55,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £43,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +10.47% +2.38%

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 25 June 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 25 June 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 -7 20 £60,750 +21.50%
Bristol - 11 £31,000 -
Gloucestershire -3 5 £60,000 +50.00%
Virtual Desktop
England

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 30 (83.33%) Windows
2 28 (77.78%) Microsoft
2 28 (77.78%) Active Directory
3 26 (72.22%) VMware
3 26 (72.22%) VMware Infrastructure
4 25 (69.44%) Security Cleared
5 24 (66.67%) SCCM
5 24 (66.67%) Windows 7
5 24 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
6 22 (61.11%) Microsoft Azure
7 21 (58.33%) Windows 10
7 21 (58.33%) Data Protection
8 20 (55.56%) Enterprise Architecture
8 20 (55.56%) Hybrid Cloud
8 20 (55.56%) Windows Server
8 20 (55.56%) vRealize
8 20 (55.56%) Security Monitoring
9 19 (52.78%) Technical Architecture
9 19 (52.78%) SCOM
9 19 (52.78%) TOGAF
9 19 (52.78%) Cisco
9 19 (52.78%) Linux
10 17 (47.22%) Microsoft Project
10 17 (47.22%) PRINCE2
10 17 (47.22%) Project Management
10 17 (47.22%) TOGAF Certification
10 17 (47.22%) ArchiMate
10 17 (47.22%) Software-Defined Networking
10 17 (47.22%) Amazon AWS
11 16 (44.44%) DV Cleared

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 4 (11.11%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 4 (11.11%) MS Exchange
2 3 (8.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 17 (47.22%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 22 (61.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 17 (47.22%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (11.11%) Office 365
4 1 (2.78%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 17 (47.22%) Software-Defined Networking
2 7 (19.44%) Unified Communications
3 4 (11.11%) Firewall
3 4 (11.11%) Intrusion Detection
3 4 (11.11%) NetScaler
4 3 (8.33%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (2.78%) Network Security
5 1 (2.78%) Remote Desktop
5 1 (2.78%) VSAN
General
1 6 (16.67%) Finance
2 3 (8.33%) Banking
2 3 (8.33%) Electronics
2 3 (8.33%) Manufacturing
2 3 (8.33%) Marketing
2 3 (8.33%) Retail
2 3 (8.33%) Telecoms
3 2 (5.56%) Law
4 1 (2.78%) Military
Job Titles
1 21 (58.33%) Architect
1 21 (58.33%) Solutions Architect
2 8 (22.22%) Senior Architect
2 8 (22.22%) Senior Solutions Architect
3 7 (19.44%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (11.11%) Citrix Engineer
4 4 (11.11%) Citrix Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (5.56%) 1st Line Engineer
5 2 (5.56%) 1st Line Support
5 2 (5.56%) 1st Line Support Engineer
5 2 (5.56%) 2nd Line Support
5 2 (5.56%) Infrastructure Architect
5 2 (5.56%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
5 2 (5.56%) Support Engineer
6 1 (2.78%) Cloud Architect
6 1 (2.78%) Cloud Solutions Architect
6 1 (2.78%) Security Engineer
6 1 (2.78%) Senior Cloud Architect
6 1 (2.78%) Senior Security Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 20 (55.56%) Hybrid Cloud
2 5 (13.89%) Blackberry
2 5 (13.89%) User Experience
3 4 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 30 (83.33%) Windows
2 24 (66.67%) Windows 7
2 24 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 21 (58.33%) Windows 10
4 20 (55.56%) Windows Server
5 19 (52.78%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (58.33%) Data Protection
2 20 (55.56%) Enterprise Architecture
2 20 (55.56%) Security Monitoring
3 19 (52.78%) Technical Architecture
3 19 (52.78%) TOGAF
4 17 (47.22%) ArchiMate
4 17 (47.22%) PRINCE2
4 17 (47.22%) Project Management
5 15 (41.67%) Architectural Design
5 15 (41.67%) MODAF
6 9 (25.00%) Service Delivery
7 7 (19.44%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 7 (19.44%) ITSM
7 7 (19.44%) Service Management
8 5 (13.89%) ITIL
8 5 (13.89%) ITIL V3
8 5 (13.89%) Mobile Device Management
8 5 (13.89%) Preventative Maintenance
9 4 (11.11%) Mentoring
9 4 (11.11%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (11.11%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 25 (69.44%) Security Cleared
2 17 (47.22%) TOGAF Certification
3 16 (44.44%) DV Cleared
4 4 (11.11%) CCNA
4 4 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (11.11%) Degree
4 4 (11.11%) SC Cleared
5 2 (5.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.56%) SLA
System Software
1 28 (77.78%) Active Directory
2 26 (72.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (13.89%) Hyper-V
3 5 (13.89%) XenApp
3 5 (13.89%) XenDesktop
4 1 (2.78%) BitLocker
4 1 (2.78%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (2.78%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 24 (66.67%) SCCM
2 20 (55.56%) vRealize
3 19 (52.78%) SCOM
4 5 (13.89%) SCVMM
5 1 (2.78%) AirWatch
5 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Intune
5 1 (2.78%) SCDPM
5 1 (2.78%) SCOrch
5 1 (2.78%) SCSM
Vendors
1 28 (77.78%) Microsoft
2 26 (72.22%) VMware
3 19 (52.78%) Cisco
4 8 (22.22%) Citrix
5 3 (8.33%) CyberArk
5 3 (8.33%) SAP
6 1 (2.78%) MobileIron