Period
to 22 January 2019

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 22 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Desktop Virtualization
UK
6 months to
22 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 1067 1087 1093
Rank change year-on-year +20 +6 +91
Permanent jobs citing Desktop Virtualisation 51 94 103
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.034% 0.054% 0.059%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.037% 0.059% 0.065%
Number of salaries quoted 44 64 72
UK median annual salary £55,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.79% - +11.76%
10th Percentile £35,250 £33,500 £22,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £58,438 £66,125
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £37,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +20.00% -21.05% +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 139,215 159,254 159,438
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 91.69% 91.81% 91.34%
Number of salaries quoted 109,757 128,326 131,789
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -
10th Percentile £29,850 £28,500 £27,750
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £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 22 January 2019.

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 22 January 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
England +38 50 £55,000 +15.79% 10
UK excluding London +60 32 £45,000 +20.00% 10
London -4 16 £55,000 +10.00% 1
Midlands +48 11 £38,500 -26.67% 1
South East - 8 £60,000 - 2
East Midlands - 8 £38,500 -
North of England +28 5 £60,000 +71.43% 4
East of England - 5 £45,000 - 1
West Midlands +38 3 £60,000 +14.29% 1
South West +34 3 £60,000 +33.33% 1
North West +31 3 £60,000 -20.00% 2
Yorkshire +16 2 £40,000 +6.67% 1

For the 6 months to 22 January 2019, 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 45 (88.24%) Windows
2 44 (86.27%) VMware
2 44 (86.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 35 (68.63%) Microsoft
4 33 (64.71%) Active Directory
4 33 (64.71%) Microsoft Azure
5 28 (54.90%) Citrix
5 28 (54.90%) Office 365
6 24 (47.06%) Windows 10
6 24 (47.06%) XenApp
7 23 (45.10%) XenDesktop
8 21 (41.18%) Windows Server
9 20 (39.22%) Presales
10 19 (37.25%) Microsoft App-V
11 18 (35.29%) Cisco
11 18 (35.29%) Virtual Machines
11 18 (35.29%) Windows Server 2012
12 17 (33.33%) User Experience
12 17 (33.33%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
12 17 (33.33%) Azure Active Directory
12 17 (33.33%) BitLocker
12 17 (33.33%) Dell
13 16 (31.37%) HP
13 16 (31.37%) Data Protection
13 16 (31.37%) Data Centre
13 16 (31.37%) Customer Requirements
13 16 (31.37%) Microsoft Intune
14 15 (29.41%) SCDPM
14 15 (29.41%) SCOrch
14 15 (29.41%) SCSM

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 11 (21.57%) MS Exchange
2 10 (19.61%) Skype for Business
3 9 (17.65%) Exchange Server 2010
3 9 (17.65%) Exchange Server 2013
4 7 (13.73%) SharePoint
4 7 (13.73%) SharePoint 2010
5 6 (11.76%) BizTalk Server
5 6 (11.76%) CMS
5 6 (11.76%) Commerce Server
6 2 (3.92%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (3.92%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (3.92%) SAS
Applications
1 15 (29.41%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 7 (13.73%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 33 (64.71%) Microsoft Azure
2 28 (54.90%) Office 365
3 17 (33.33%) Azure Active Directory
4 14 (27.45%) Amazon AWS
5 9 (17.65%) SaaS
6 2 (3.92%) G Suite
6 2 (3.92%) IaaS
6 2 (3.92%) PaaS
7 1 (1.96%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 15 (29.41%) Remote Desktop
2 12 (23.53%) DNS
2 12 (23.53%) WAN
3 11 (21.57%) Firewall
3 11 (21.57%) SAN
4 10 (19.61%) TCP/IP
5 9 (17.65%) DHCP
5 9 (17.65%) iSCSI
5 9 (17.65%) LAN
5 9 (17.65%) VPN
6 7 (13.73%) Fibre Channel
7 3 (5.88%) MPLS
7 3 (5.88%) Skype
7 3 (5.88%) VLAN
8 1 (1.96%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (1.96%) NAS
8 1 (1.96%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (15.69%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.92%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (1.96%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (1.96%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 7 (13.73%) Billing
2 2 (3.92%) German Language
Job Titles
1 19 (37.25%) Architect
2 15 (29.41%) Solutions Architect
3 10 (19.61%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 8 (15.69%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 7 (13.73%) Support Specialist
5 7 (13.73%) Technical Specialist
5 7 (13.73%) Technical Support
5 7 (13.73%) Technical Support Specialist
6 5 (9.80%) Systems Engineer
7 4 (7.84%) Analyst
8 3 (5.88%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 3 (5.88%) Citrix Analyst
8 3 (5.88%) Consultant
9 2 (3.92%) 3rd Line Support
9 2 (3.92%) Active Directory Architect
9 2 (3.92%) Citrix Architect
9 2 (3.92%) Microsoft Solutions Architect
9 2 (3.92%) Mobile Architect
9 2 (3.92%) Technical Consultant
9 2 (3.92%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (13.73%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 17 (33.33%) User Experience
2 16 (31.37%) Data Centre
3 13 (25.49%) Blackberry
4 10 (19.61%) VxBlock/Vblock
5 8 (15.69%) Public Cloud
6 7 (13.73%) Client/Server
6 7 (13.73%) HP Storage
7 2 (3.92%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (3.92%) Driving Licence
7 2 (3.92%) Self-Motivation
7 2 (3.92%) Video Conferencing
8 1 (1.96%) Fat Client
8 1 (1.96%) NHS
8 1 (1.96%) Private Cloud
8 1 (1.96%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 45 (88.24%) Windows
2 24 (47.06%) Windows 10
3 21 (41.18%) Windows Server
4 18 (35.29%) Windows Server 2012
5 14 (27.45%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (15.69%) Windows Server 2003
7 7 (13.73%) Linux
7 7 (13.73%) VMS
7 7 (13.73%) Windows 2000
7 7 (13.73%) Windows NT
8 3 (5.88%) Windows 7
8 3 (5.88%) Windows 8
9 2 (3.92%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (39.22%) Presales
2 16 (31.37%) Customer Requirements
2 16 (31.37%) Data Protection
3 15 (29.41%) Application Packaging
3 15 (29.41%) Application Virtualisation
3 15 (29.41%) Cybersecurity
3 15 (29.41%) IT Strategy
3 15 (29.41%) Mobile Device Management
3 15 (29.41%) Multi-Factor Authentication
4 13 (25.49%) Migration
4 13 (25.49%) Service Delivery
5 12 (23.53%) Thought Leadership
6 10 (19.61%) Disaster Recovery
6 10 (19.61%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 8 (15.69%) ITIL
7 8 (15.69%) Kalman Filter
7 8 (15.69%) Web Filtering
8 7 (13.73%) Data Management
8 7 (13.73%) ITIL V3
8 7 (13.73%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 9 (17.65%) PowerShell
2 7 (13.73%) VB
3 3 (5.88%) SQL
3 3 (5.88%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 13 (25.49%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 10 (19.61%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (13.73%) MCSE
4 3 (5.88%) MCSA
5 2 (3.92%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (1.96%) CCNA
6 1 (1.96%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.96%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.92%) Cyber Essentials
1 2 (3.92%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
System Software
1 44 (86.27%) VMware Infrastructure
2 33 (64.71%) Active Directory
3 24 (47.06%) XenApp
4 23 (45.10%) XenDesktop
5 19 (37.25%) Microsoft App-V
6 18 (35.29%) Virtual Machines
7 17 (33.33%) BitLocker
8 15 (29.41%) Hyper-V
8 15 (29.41%) Virtual Desktop
9 14 (27.45%) vSphere
10 11 (21.57%) VMware ESXi
11 7 (13.73%) NFS
11 7 (13.73%) vCloud
11 7 (13.73%) VMware Server
12 5 (9.80%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 5 (9.80%) Terminal Services
12 5 (9.80%) XenServer
13 1 (1.96%) Forefront TMG
13 1 (1.96%) ISA Server
13 1 (1.96%) UAG
Systems Management
1 17 (33.33%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 16 (31.37%) Microsoft Intune
3 15 (29.41%) SCDPM
3 15 (29.41%) SCOrch
3 15 (29.41%) SCSM
3 15 (29.41%) SCVMM
4 13 (25.49%) AirWatch
5 11 (21.57%) SCCM
6 9 (17.65%) WMI
7 7 (13.73%) NetBackup
7 7 (13.73%) Single Sign-On
7 7 (13.73%) vCenter Server
7 7 (13.73%) vMotion
8 3 (5.88%) Norton AntiVirus
9 2 (3.92%) Backup Exec
9 2 (3.92%) SmoothWall
9 2 (3.92%) WSUS
10 1 (1.96%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 44 (86.27%) VMware
2 35 (68.63%) Microsoft
3 28 (54.90%) Citrix
4 18 (35.29%) Cisco
5 17 (33.33%) Dell
6 16 (31.37%) HP
7 14 (27.45%) EMC
8 13 (25.49%) Ivanti
8 13 (25.49%) MobileIron
9 10 (19.61%) Veeam
10 8 (15.69%) NetApp
11 7 (13.73%) Barracuda Networks
11 7 (13.73%) IBM
11 7 (13.73%) Remedy
12 3 (5.88%) Symantec
13 2 (3.92%) Apple
13 2 (3.92%) Cognizant
13 2 (3.92%) Google
13 2 (3.92%) Mitel
13 2 (3.92%) Sophos