Period
to 15 August 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 15 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Desktop Virtualization
UK
6 months to
15 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1099 1087 1126
Rank change year-on-year -12 +39 +67
Permanent jobs citing Desktop Virtualisation 84 100 148
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.050% 0.056% 0.075%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.054% 0.062% 0.082%
Number of salaries quoted 60 49 114
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.04% -6.67% +16.67%
10th Percentile £25,750 £31,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £63,313 £62,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £32,500 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year -27.78% -5.26% +11.76%

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 154,533 162,008 180,181
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 91.12% 91.53% 90.80%
Number of salaries quoted 123,110 128,969 150,343
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% -
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +1.19%

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 15 August 2018.

Salary histogram for Desktop Virtualisation in the UK

Desktop Virtualisation
Top 12 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 15 August 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 +5 84 £50,000 +3.66% 13
UK excluding London +41 46 £32,500 -27.78% 7
London +16 38 £55,000 +2.33% 5
Midlands - 20 £50,000 - 1
West Midlands - 13 £50,000 -
South East +4 11 £22,500 -35.71% 1
North of England +28 10 £29,000 +4.50%
Yorkshire +33 8 £29,000 +1.75%
East Midlands - 7 £50,000 - 1
East of England 0 4 £45,000 - 5
North West +21 2 - -
South West - 1 £40,000 -

For the 6 months to 15 August 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 71 (84.52%) Windows
2 69 (82.14%) Active Directory
3 66 (78.57%) VMware
3 66 (78.57%) VMware Infrastructure
4 60 (71.43%) Microsoft
5 43 (51.19%) Citrix
6 41 (48.81%) Microsoft Azure
7 38 (45.24%) Office 365
8 32 (38.10%) XenDesktop
9 31 (36.90%) SCCM
9 31 (36.90%) Microsoft Office
10 29 (34.52%) Windows 10
11 28 (33.33%) XenApp
11 28 (33.33%) Microsoft App-V
12 27 (32.14%) User Experience
12 27 (32.14%) Infrastructure Engineering
13 26 (30.95%) Azure Active Directory
14 25 (29.76%) Application Virtualisation
15 24 (28.57%) Microsoft Intune
16 23 (27.38%) Data Protection
16 23 (27.38%) Virtual Machines
16 23 (27.38%) Presales
17 22 (26.19%) Mobile Device Management
18 21 (25.00%) SCVMM
18 21 (25.00%) Remote Desktop
18 21 (25.00%) SCDPM
18 21 (25.00%) SCOrch
18 21 (25.00%) SCSM
18 21 (25.00%) Multi-Factor Authentication
18 21 (25.00%) Virtual Desktop

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 21 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 17 (20.24%) Exchange Server 2013
2 17 (20.24%) Skype for Business
3 16 (19.05%) SharePoint
4 10 (11.90%) Exchange Server 2010
5 7 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2007
6 4 (4.76%) IBM Notes
7 1 (1.19%) Confluence
Applications
1 31 (36.90%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 9 (10.71%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 41 (48.81%) Microsoft Azure
2 38 (45.24%) Office 365
3 26 (30.95%) Azure Active Directory
4 10 (11.90%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (2.38%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (2.38%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 21 (25.00%) LAN
1 21 (25.00%) Remote Desktop
1 21 (25.00%) WAN
2 14 (16.67%) DHCP
2 14 (16.67%) DNS
2 14 (16.67%) VPN
3 13 (15.48%) SAN
3 13 (15.48%) Skype
4 11 (13.10%) TCP/IP
5 9 (10.71%) Firewall
6 4 (4.76%) Unified Communications
6 4 (4.76%) VoIP
6 4 (4.76%) Wi-Fi
7 3 (3.57%) Cisco ASA
8 2 (2.38%) Fibre Channel
8 2 (2.38%) Internet
8 2 (2.38%) Intrusion Detection
8 2 (2.38%) MPLS
8 2 (2.38%) Network Security
8 2 (2.38%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (15.48%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.19%) Bitbucket
2 1 (1.19%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.19%) JIRA
2 1 (1.19%) SonarQube
2 1 (1.19%) Sonatype Nexus
2 1 (1.19%) Subversion
General
1 7 (8.33%) Marketing
2 5 (5.95%) Finance
3 2 (2.38%) German Language
3 2 (2.38%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.19%) Games
4 1 (1.19%) Law
Job Titles
1 27 (32.14%) Consultant
2 20 (23.81%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 17 (20.24%) Technical Consultant
4 12 (14.29%) Support Engineer
5 11 (13.10%) Architect
6 9 (10.71%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 8 (9.52%) Infrastructure Support
7 8 (9.52%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
8 7 (8.33%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 7 (8.33%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
8 7 (8.33%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
8 7 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support
8 7 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 7 (8.33%) Analyst
9 6 (7.14%) Desktop Support
10 5 (5.95%) Desktop Engineer
11 4 (4.76%) 2nd Line Support
11 4 (4.76%) IT Support Engineer
11 4 (4.76%) Security Consultant
11 4 (4.76%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.38%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 27 (32.14%) User Experience
2 18 (21.43%) Data Centre
3 14 (16.67%) Private Cloud
4 9 (10.71%) Client/Server
5 5 (5.95%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (4.76%) Blackberry
7 3 (3.57%) Computer Science
7 3 (3.57%) Public Cloud
8 2 (2.38%) CESG
8 2 (2.38%) Fat Client
8 2 (2.38%) NHS
8 2 (2.38%) Thin Client
8 2 (2.38%) Video Conferencing
8 2 (2.38%) VxBlock/Vblock
9 1 (1.19%) Driving Licence
9 1 (1.19%) Management Information System
9 1 (1.19%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 71 (84.52%) Windows
2 29 (34.52%) Windows 10
3 18 (21.43%) Windows Server
4 11 (13.10%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (11.90%) Windows Server 2012
6 9 (10.71%) Windows 7
7 3 (3.57%) Linux
8 2 (2.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (1.19%) Apple iOS
9 1 (1.19%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (32.14%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 25 (29.76%) Application Virtualisation
3 23 (27.38%) Data Protection
3 23 (27.38%) Presales
4 22 (26.19%) Mobile Device Management
5 21 (25.00%) Multi-Factor Authentication
6 19 (22.62%) Service Delivery
7 18 (21.43%) Customer Requirements
8 17 (20.24%) Product Management
9 14 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
10 10 (11.90%) ITIL
11 9 (10.71%) Data Management
11 9 (10.71%) ITSM
11 9 (10.71%) Penetration Testing
11 9 (10.71%) Security Management
12 8 (9.52%) Commercial Awareness
13 6 (7.14%) Runbook
14 5 (5.95%) Application Packaging
14 5 (5.95%) Patch Management
15 4 (4.76%) Software Distribution
Programming Languages
1 12 (14.29%) PowerShell
2 11 (13.10%) SQL
3 6 (7.14%) VBScript
4 2 (2.38%) C#
Qualifications
1 19 (22.62%) MCSE
1 19 (22.62%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (14.29%) Degree
3 11 (13.10%) MCSA
4 6 (7.14%) A+ Certification
5 5 (5.95%) Computer Science Degree
6 3 (3.57%) CCNA
6 3 (3.57%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (3.57%) MCP
7 2 (2.38%) Citrix Certification
7 2 (2.38%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (2.38%) MCSM
7 2 (2.38%) Microsoft Certified Master
7 2 (2.38%) TOGAF Certification
8 1 (1.19%) CCNP
8 1 (1.19%) SC Cleared
8 1 (1.19%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.76%) COBIT
2 1 (1.19%) Cyber Essentials
2 1 (1.19%) QA
System Software
1 69 (82.14%) Active Directory
2 66 (78.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 32 (38.10%) XenDesktop
4 28 (33.33%) Microsoft App-V
4 28 (33.33%) XenApp
5 23 (27.38%) Virtual Machines
6 21 (25.00%) Virtual Desktop
7 10 (11.90%) Hyper-V
7 10 (11.90%) VMware Server
8 7 (8.33%) VMware ESXi
8 7 (8.33%) vSphere
9 6 (7.14%) BitLocker
10 5 (5.95%) Virtual Servers
10 5 (5.95%) XenServer
11 4 (4.76%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 4 (4.76%) Terminal Services
12 3 (3.57%) Forefront TMG
12 3 (3.57%) ISA Server
12 3 (3.57%) UAG
13 1 (1.19%) Docker
Systems Management
1 31 (36.90%) SCCM
2 24 (28.57%) Microsoft Intune
3 21 (25.00%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 21 (25.00%) SCDPM
3 21 (25.00%) SCOrch
3 21 (25.00%) SCSM
3 21 (25.00%) SCVMM
4 7 (8.33%) vCenter Server
4 7 (8.33%) WSUS
5 5 (5.95%) AirWatch
6 4 (4.76%) WMI
7 2 (2.38%) Norton AntiVirus
7 2 (2.38%) PowerCLI
7 2 (2.38%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 1 (1.19%) FlexNet
Vendors
1 66 (78.57%) VMware
2 60 (71.43%) Microsoft
3 43 (51.19%) Citrix
4 18 (21.43%) Ivanti
5 13 (15.48%) Dell
6 12 (14.29%) Cisco
6 12 (14.29%) HP
7 11 (13.10%) Barracuda Networks
8 10 (11.90%) OneLogin
9 9 (10.71%) EMC
9 9 (10.71%) Forcepoint
9 9 (10.71%) Remedy
9 9 (10.71%) SolarWinds
10 8 (9.52%) Splunk
11 4 (4.76%) Lotus
11 4 (4.76%) MobileIron
12 2 (2.38%) Altiris
12 2 (2.38%) Red Hat
12 2 (2.38%) Symantec
13 1 (1.19%) Meraki