Period
to 21 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for Desktop Virtualisation skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Desktop Virtualisation over the 6 months to 21 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Desktop Virtualization
UK
6 months to
21 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1114 1096 1110
Rank change year-on-year -18 +14 +100
Permanent jobs citing Desktop Virtualisation 38 103 122
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.023% 0.059% 0.064%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.026% 0.065% 0.070%
Number of salaries quoted 29 44 88
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -5.26% +11.76%
10th Percentile £30,500 £31,250 £22,500
90th Percentile £98,750 £60,200 £66,625
UK excluding London median annual salary £38,500 £37,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +2.67% -25.00% +17.65%

Desktop Virtualisation is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 148,908 159,518 173,686
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 91.04% 91.56% 90.90%
Number of salaries quoted 118,438 125,808 144,551
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +3.09% +2.11%
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £83,750 £80,000 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - -

Desktop Virtualisation
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Desktop Virtualisation as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Desktop Virtualisation in the UK

Desktop Virtualisation
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Desktop Virtualisation.

Salary trend for Desktop Virtualisation in the UK

Desktop Virtualisation
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Desktop Virtualisation over the 6 months to 21 October 2018.

Salary histogram for Desktop Virtualisation in the UK

Desktop Virtualisation
Top 11 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Desktop Virtualisation within the UK over the 6 months to 21 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
England -30 37 £45,000 - 15
UK excluding London +27 21 £38,500 +2.67% 9
London -25 16 £60,625 +15.48% 6
South East +16 8 £27,500 -15.38% 1
East of England +22 5 £45,000 - 2
East Midlands - 5 £38,500 -
Midlands - 5 £38,500 - 2
North of England +41 2 £29,000 -22.67% 4
Yorkshire +27 1 £29,000 -22.67% 4
South West +3 1 £40,000 -11.11%
North West - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 21 October 2018, IT jobs citing Desktop Virtualisation 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 with a requirement for Desktop Virtualisation.

1 31 (81.58%) Windows
2 28 (73.68%) VMware
2 28 (73.68%) VMware Infrastructure
3 26 (68.42%) Microsoft
4 24 (63.16%) Active Directory
5 16 (42.11%) Citrix
5 16 (42.11%) Microsoft Azure
5 16 (42.11%) Office 365
6 14 (36.84%) Windows Server
7 13 (34.21%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 13 (34.21%) Hyper-V
7 13 (34.21%) Cisco
8 12 (31.58%) Ivanti
8 12 (31.58%) SCCM
8 12 (31.58%) Data Centre
9 11 (28.95%) XenDesktop
9 11 (28.95%) LAN
9 11 (28.95%) WAN
10 10 (26.32%) Dell
10 10 (26.32%) Skype for Business
10 10 (26.32%) Windows 10
11 9 (23.68%) XenApp
11 9 (23.68%) PowerShell
11 9 (23.68%) VPN
11 9 (23.68%) Firewall
12 8 (21.05%) MS Exchange
12 8 (21.05%) SharePoint
12 8 (21.05%) HP
12 8 (21.05%) SAN
12 8 (21.05%) vSphere

Desktop Virtualisation
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 10 (26.32%) Skype for Business
2 8 (21.05%) MS Exchange
2 8 (21.05%) SharePoint
3 6 (15.79%) Exchange Server 2013
4 5 (13.16%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (7.89%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (5.26%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (5.26%) CMS
6 2 (5.26%) Commerce Server
6 2 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (5.26%) IBM Notes
7 1 (2.63%) Confluence
7 1 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (2.63%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (7.89%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (7.89%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 16 (42.11%) Microsoft Azure
1 16 (42.11%) Office 365
2 6 (15.79%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (15.79%) Azure Active Directory
3 5 (13.16%) SaaS
4 2 (5.26%) IaaS
4 2 (5.26%) OneDrive
4 2 (5.26%) PaaS
5 1 (2.63%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (2.63%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 11 (28.95%) LAN
1 11 (28.95%) WAN
2 9 (23.68%) Firewall
2 9 (23.68%) VPN
3 8 (21.05%) SAN
4 6 (15.79%) DHCP
4 6 (15.79%) DNS
5 5 (13.16%) Skype
5 5 (13.16%) TCP/IP
6 4 (10.53%) Unified Communications
7 3 (7.89%) Cisco ASA
7 3 (7.89%) iSCSI
7 3 (7.89%) Wi-Fi
8 2 (5.26%) Fibre Channel
9 1 (2.63%) ADSL
9 1 (2.63%) DMZ
9 1 (2.63%) Network Security
9 1 (2.63%) Remote Desktop
9 1 (2.63%) VLAN
9 1 (2.63%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (15.79%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.63%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 1 (2.63%) Bitbucket
1 1 (2.63%) Jenkins
1 1 (2.63%) JIRA
1 1 (2.63%) SonarQube
1 1 (2.63%) Sonatype Nexus
1 1 (2.63%) Subversion
1 1 (2.63%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (5.26%) Billing
1 2 (5.26%) German Language
2 1 (2.63%) Games
2 1 (2.63%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 9 (23.68%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 8 (21.05%) Architect
3 6 (15.79%) Analyst
4 5 (13.16%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (10.53%) Consultant
5 4 (10.53%) Mobile Architect
5 4 (10.53%) Technical Consultant
6 3 (7.89%) Citrix Analyst
6 3 (7.89%) Desktop Support
6 3 (7.89%) Solutions Architect
6 3 (7.89%) Support Engineer
7 2 (5.26%) 3rd Line Support
7 2 (5.26%) Desktop Engineer
7 2 (5.26%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
7 2 (5.26%) IT Manager
7 2 (5.26%) Senior Consultant
7 2 (5.26%) Service Analyst
7 2 (5.26%) Service Desk Analyst
7 2 (5.26%) Support Specialist
7 2 (5.26%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.89%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 12 (31.58%) Data Centre
2 7 (18.42%) User Experience
3 5 (13.16%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (13.16%) Public Cloud
3 5 (13.16%) VxBlock/Vblock
4 4 (10.53%) Client/Server
5 3 (7.89%) HP Storage
5 3 (7.89%) Private Cloud
6 2 (5.26%) CESG
6 2 (5.26%) Driving Licence
6 2 (5.26%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (2.63%) Blackberry
7 1 (2.63%) Computer Science
7 1 (2.63%) NHS
7 1 (2.63%) Replication
7 1 (2.63%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 31 (81.58%) Windows
2 14 (36.84%) Windows Server
3 10 (26.32%) Windows 10
4 7 (18.42%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (18.42%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (10.53%) Windows 7
6 3 (7.89%) Linux
7 2 (5.26%) Apple iOS
7 2 (5.26%) VMS
7 2 (5.26%) Windows 2000
7 2 (5.26%) Windows NT
7 2 (5.26%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (2.63%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (34.21%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 6 (15.79%) Disaster Recovery
2 6 (15.79%) Migration
2 6 (15.79%) Patch Management
3 5 (13.16%) Incident Management
3 5 (13.16%) ITIL
4 4 (10.53%) Data Management
4 4 (10.53%) Presales
4 4 (10.53%) Runbook
5 3 (7.89%) Data Loss Prevention
5 3 (7.89%) Data Protection
5 3 (7.89%) IT Strategy
5 3 (7.89%) ITIL V3
5 3 (7.89%) ITSM
5 3 (7.89%) Kalman Filter
5 3 (7.89%) Load Balancing
5 3 (7.89%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (7.89%) Task Automation
5 3 (7.89%) Web Filtering
6 2 (5.26%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (23.68%) PowerShell
2 7 (18.42%) SQL
3 6 (15.79%) VBScript
4 2 (5.26%) VB
Qualifications
1 7 (18.42%) MCSE
1 7 (18.42%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (10.53%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 3 (7.89%) Degree
3 3 (7.89%) MCP
4 2 (5.26%) A+ Certification
4 2 (5.26%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (2.63%) CCNA
5 1 (2.63%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (2.63%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (2.63%) MCSM
5 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Certified Master
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.89%) Cyber Essentials
2 2 (5.26%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
3 1 (2.63%) COBIT
System Software
1 28 (73.68%) VMware Infrastructure
2 24 (63.16%) Active Directory
3 13 (34.21%) Hyper-V
4 11 (28.95%) XenDesktop
5 9 (23.68%) XenApp
6 8 (21.05%) vSphere
7 6 (15.79%) Microsoft App-V
8 5 (13.16%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 5 (13.16%) Terminal Services
8 5 (13.16%) Virtual Servers
8 5 (13.16%) XenServer
9 4 (10.53%) Virtual Machines
9 4 (10.53%) VMware Server
10 3 (7.89%) BitLocker
10 3 (7.89%) Forefront TMG
10 3 (7.89%) ISA Server
10 3 (7.89%) UAG
10 3 (7.89%) VMware ESXi
11 2 (5.26%) NFS
11 2 (5.26%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 12 (31.58%) SCCM
2 6 (15.79%) WMI
3 4 (10.53%) Microsoft Intune
4 3 (7.89%) Norton AntiVirus
4 3 (7.89%) Single Sign-On
4 3 (7.89%) vCenter Server
5 2 (5.26%) AirWatch
5 2 (5.26%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 2 (5.26%) NetBackup
5 2 (5.26%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 2 (5.26%) vMotion
5 2 (5.26%) WSUS
6 1 (2.63%) Backup Exec
6 1 (2.63%) FlexNet
6 1 (2.63%) SCDPM
6 1 (2.63%) SCOrch
6 1 (2.63%) SCSM
6 1 (2.63%) SCVMM
6 1 (2.63%) SmoothWall
Vendors
1 28 (73.68%) VMware
2 26 (68.42%) Microsoft
3 16 (42.11%) Citrix
4 13 (34.21%) Cisco
5 12 (31.58%) Ivanti
6 10 (26.32%) Dell
7 8 (21.05%) HP
8 5 (13.16%) Barracuda Networks
8 5 (13.16%) EMC
9 3 (7.89%) IBM
9 3 (7.89%) Remedy
9 3 (7.89%) Symantec
9 3 (7.89%) Veeam
10 2 (5.26%) Altiris
10 2 (5.26%) Lotus
10 2 (5.26%) NetApp
10 2 (5.26%) Sophos
11 1 (2.63%) Apple
11 1 (2.63%) arcserve
11 1 (2.63%) CheckPoint