Period
to 15 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for Remote Desktop skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Remote Desktop over the 6 months to 15 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Remote Desktop
UK > England
6 months to
15 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 737 780 780
Rank change year-on-year +43 0 -63
Permanent jobs citing Remote Desktop 401 407 469
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.26% 0.24% 0.26%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.76% 1.53% 1.54%
Number of salaries quoted 300 314 374
England median annual salary £32,500 £34,500 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.80% +15.00% -7.69%
10th Percentile £21,250 £21,250 £21,000
90th Percentile £58,750 £57,125 £45,250
UK median annual salary £32,500 £34,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year -4.41% +13.33% -6.25%

Remote Desktop is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 22,823 26,569 30,514
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 15.05% 15.70% 16.92%
Number of salaries quoted 18,090 21,714 25,189
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £26,000 £25,750 £26,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £72,500
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

Remote Desktop
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Remote Desktop as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Remote Desktop in England

Remote Desktop
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for Remote Desktop in England

Remote Desktop
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Remote Desktop in England over the 6 months to 15 November 2018.

Salary histogram for Remote Desktop in England

Remote Desktop
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Remote Desktop within the England region over the 6 months to 15 November 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
London +72 161 £42,000 +20.00% 12
South East -3 70 £28,000 -30.00% 15
North of England +36 67 £26,000 +7.22% 6
Midlands +35 48 £40,000 +35.59% 7
Yorkshire +32 35 £28,000 +24.44% 1
East of England +20 33 £41,250 -31.25% 4
North West +46 32 £25,000 -23.08% 3
West Midlands +47 31 £42,500 +34.92% 5
South West -6 25 £28,000 -6.67% 10
East Midlands +7 17 £30,000 +7.14% 2
Remote Desktop
UK

For the 6 months to 15 November 2018, IT jobs citing Remote 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 England region with a requirement for Remote Desktop.

1 332 (82.79%) Windows
2 296 (73.82%) Active Directory
3 290 (72.32%) Microsoft
4 200 (49.88%) Windows Server
5 179 (44.64%) Office 365
6 177 (44.14%) VMware
7 153 (38.15%) MS Exchange
8 147 (36.66%) Citrix
9 133 (33.17%) ITIL
9 133 (33.17%) Hyper-V
10 130 (32.42%) Windows Server 2012
11 129 (32.17%) VMware Infrastructure
12 125 (31.17%) Microsoft Office
12 125 (31.17%) DNS
13 123 (30.67%) Firewall
14 112 (27.93%) Windows 10
15 101 (25.19%) Windows Server 2008
16 97 (24.19%) TCP/IP
17 94 (23.44%) Windows 7
18 92 (22.94%) SAN
19 87 (21.70%) Microsoft Azure
20 86 (21.45%) Microsoft Certification
21 85 (21.20%) WAN
22 84 (20.95%) DHCP
23 83 (20.70%) LAN
24 77 (19.20%) VPN
24 77 (19.20%) Cisco
25 76 (18.95%) SQL
26 74 (18.45%) SLA
27 69 (17.21%) SharePoint

Remote Desktop
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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
1 153 (38.15%) MS Exchange
2 69 (17.21%) SharePoint
3 52 (12.97%) Exchange Server 2013
4 38 (9.48%) Exchange Server 2010
5 31 (7.73%) IIS
6 28 (6.98%) Exchange Server 2003
7 16 (3.99%) Skype for Business
8 8 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2007
9 6 (1.50%) SharePoint 2013
10 5 (1.25%) Apache
10 5 (1.25%) Confluence
10 5 (1.25%) IBM Domino
10 5 (1.25%) IBM Notes
11 1 (0.25%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 125 (31.17%) Microsoft Office
2 26 (6.48%) Microsoft Excel
3 25 (6.23%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 8 (2.00%) MS Visio
5 5 (1.25%) SOLIDWORKS
6 1 (0.25%) Acrobat
6 1 (0.25%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 7 (1.75%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.25%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 179 (44.64%) Office 365
2 87 (21.70%) Microsoft Azure
3 22 (5.49%) Azure Active Directory
4 21 (5.24%) Amazon AWS
5 18 (4.49%) PaaS
6 12 (2.99%) OneDrive
7 10 (2.49%) SaaS
8 9 (2.24%) G Suite
8 9 (2.24%) IaaS
9 8 (2.00%) Cloud Computing
10 7 (1.75%) Mimecast
11 6 (1.50%) GitHub
11 6 (1.50%) Google Cloud Platform
12 2 (0.50%) Azure Functions
12 2 (0.50%) Azure Machine Learning
12 2 (0.50%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 125 (31.17%) DNS
2 123 (30.67%) Firewall
3 97 (24.19%) TCP/IP
4 92 (22.94%) SAN
5 85 (21.20%) WAN
6 84 (20.95%) DHCP
7 83 (20.70%) LAN
8 77 (19.20%) VPN
9 43 (10.72%) Wireless
10 35 (8.73%) NAS
11 29 (7.23%) IPsec
11 29 (7.23%) VoIP
12 28 (6.98%) VLAN
13 25 (6.23%) NetScaler
14 24 (5.99%) Skype
15 22 (5.49%) Internet
15 22 (5.49%) Wi-Fi
16 16 (3.99%) SSL
17 11 (2.74%) DDNS
18 9 (2.24%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (13.47%) SQL Server
2 11 (2.74%) Amazon RDS
2 11 (2.74%) MySQL
3 9 (2.24%) SQL Server 2008
4 8 (2.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 6 (1.50%) Azure SQL Database
6 4 (1.00%) SQL Server 2012
6 4 (1.00%) SQL Server 2014
7 3 (0.75%) Crystal Reports
8 2 (0.50%) Big Data
8 2 (0.50%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (0.25%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 10 (2.49%) Git (software)
2 8 (2.00%) Jenkins
3 5 (1.25%) Bitbucket
3 5 (1.25%) JIRA
3 5 (1.25%) Octopus Deploy
3 5 (1.25%) TeamCity
4 2 (0.50%) git-flow
4 2 (0.50%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 37 (9.23%) Finance
2 29 (7.23%) Law
3 24 (5.99%) Retail
4 14 (3.49%) Legal
5 8 (2.00%) Telecoms
6 7 (1.75%) Advertising
6 7 (1.75%) French Language
6 7 (1.75%) Italian Language
6 7 (1.75%) Manufacturing
6 7 (1.75%) Spanish Language
7 6 (1.50%) Marketing
8 3 (0.75%) Greek Language
8 3 (0.75%) Portuguese Language
9 2 (0.50%) Billing
9 2 (0.50%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.25%) Banking
10 1 (0.25%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 90 (22.44%) Support Engineer
2 69 (17.21%) Analyst
3 54 (13.47%) IT Support
4 48 (11.97%) Consultant
5 37 (9.23%) Desktop Support
6 36 (8.98%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 35 (8.73%) 2nd Line Support
8 31 (7.73%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 31 (7.73%) IT Engineer
9 30 (7.48%) Service Analyst
9 30 (7.48%) Service Desk Analyst
10 28 (6.98%) Desktop Engineer
11 27 (6.73%) IT Analyst
11 27 (6.73%) Support Analyst
12 26 (6.48%) 3rd Line Support
13 23 (5.74%) 2nd Line Engineer
13 23 (5.74%) Field Engineer
14 22 (5.49%) Architect
14 22 (5.49%) Desktop Support Engineer
14 22 (5.49%) IT Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (2.24%) .NET
1 9 (2.24%) Web Services
2 6 (1.50%) ASP.NET
2 6 (1.50%) ASP.NET Core
2 6 (1.50%) XML
3 5 (1.25%) JSON
4 4 (1.00%) 802.1X
5 3 (0.75%) HTML
6 2 (0.50%) .NET Framework
6 2 (0.50%) Ruby on Rails
6 2 (0.50%) SAML
7 1 (0.25%) CSS
7 1 (0.25%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 28 (6.98%) Clustering
2 27 (6.73%) Data Centre
3 25 (6.23%) Analytical Skills
4 23 (5.74%) Video Conferencing
5 21 (5.24%) Enterprise Storage
6 19 (4.74%) Driving Licence
6 19 (4.74%) Fat Client
6 19 (4.74%) Thin Client
7 17 (4.24%) iPhone
7 17 (4.24%) Management Information System
8 16 (3.99%) HP StoreVirtual
9 14 (3.49%) Computer Science
10 13 (3.24%) Self-Motivation
11 12 (2.99%) Replication
12 11 (2.74%) Fintech
12 11 (2.74%) User Experience
13 10 (2.49%) Public Cloud
14 8 (2.00%) Blackberry
14 8 (2.00%) iPad
15 7 (1.75%) BYOD
Operating Systems
1 332 (82.79%) Windows
2 200 (49.88%) Windows Server
3 130 (32.42%) Windows Server 2012
4 112 (27.93%) Windows 10
5 101 (25.19%) Windows Server 2008
6 94 (23.44%) Windows 7
7 52 (12.97%) Linux
8 38 (9.48%) Windows Server 2003
9 27 (6.73%) Mac OS
10 24 (5.99%) Windows 8
11 18 (4.49%) Android
11 18 (4.49%) Apple iOS
12 9 (2.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 7 (1.75%) Unix
14 6 (1.50%) Windows 2000
15 5 (1.25%) Mac OS X
15 5 (1.25%) Windows Phone
16 4 (1.00%) Windows XP
17 3 (0.75%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 133 (33.17%) ITIL
2 51 (12.72%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 46 (11.47%) Problem-Solving
4 36 (8.98%) Migration
5 34 (8.48%) Project Management
6 33 (8.23%) Service Management
7 32 (7.98%) ITSM
8 27 (6.73%) Disaster Recovery
9 26 (6.48%) Agile Software Development
10 25 (6.23%) Cybersecurity
10 25 (6.23%) Presales
11 21 (5.24%) Server Virtualisation
12 19 (4.74%) Mentoring
12 19 (4.74%) Mobile Device Management
12 19 (4.74%) Service Delivery
13 18 (4.49%) Patch Management
13 18 (4.49%) Server Management
14 15 (3.74%) Change Control
14 15 (3.74%) Change Management
14 15 (3.74%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 76 (18.95%) SQL
2 51 (12.72%) PowerShell
3 20 (4.99%) Bash Shell
4 11 (2.74%) VBScript
5 8 (2.00%) Python
6 6 (1.50%) Perl
7 4 (1.00%) VBA
8 2 (0.50%) C#
8 2 (0.50%) C-shell
8 2 (0.50%) Ruby
8 2 (0.50%) Shell Script
8 2 (0.50%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.25%) C++
9 1 (0.25%) Java
Qualifications
1 86 (21.45%) Microsoft Certification
2 46 (11.47%) MCSE
3 41 (10.22%) MCP
4 37 (9.23%) Degree
5 32 (7.98%) MCSA
6 23 (5.74%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 21 (5.24%) Citrix Certification
8 16 (3.99%) MCITP
9 14 (3.49%) SC Cleared
9 14 (3.49%) Security Cleared
10 8 (2.00%) AWS Certification
11 7 (1.75%) CCA
11 7 (1.75%) Computer Science Degree
11 7 (1.75%) DBS Check
12 6 (1.50%) ITIL Certification
12 6 (1.50%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 6 (1.50%) RHCE
13 5 (1.25%) CISA
13 5 (1.25%) CISSP
13 5 (1.25%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 74 (18.45%) SLA
2 12 (2.99%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (1.50%) GDPR
4 5 (1.25%) Cyber Essentials
4 5 (1.25%) ISAE 3402
4 5 (1.25%) PCI DSS
4 5 (1.25%) SSAE 16
5 2 (0.50%) COBIT
5 2 (0.50%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
6 1 (0.25%) QA
System Software
1 296 (73.82%) Active Directory
2 133 (33.17%) Hyper-V
3 129 (32.17%) VMware Infrastructure
4 53 (13.22%) XenApp
5 52 (12.97%) XenDesktop
6 48 (11.97%) vSphere
7 44 (10.97%) Terminal Services
8 20 (4.99%) VMware ESXi
9 16 (3.99%) Forefront TMG
10 13 (3.24%) Docker
11 11 (2.74%) Virtual Machines
12 10 (2.49%) Microsoft App-V
13 8 (2.00%) VMware NSX
14 7 (1.75%) BitLocker
14 7 (1.75%) Virtual Desktop
15 6 (1.50%) XenServer
16 4 (1.00%) DFS Replication
16 4 (1.00%) vCloud
17 2 (0.50%) KVM
17 2 (0.50%) Xen
Systems Management
1 37 (9.23%) SCCM
2 25 (6.23%) Backup Exec
3 19 (4.74%) Microsoft Intune
4 12 (2.99%) SCOM
5 9 (2.24%) SCSM
6 8 (2.00%) Ansible
7 7 (1.75%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 7 (1.75%) Puppet
7 7 (1.75%) SCDPM
7 7 (1.75%) SCOrch
7 7 (1.75%) SCVMM
7 7 (1.75%) Single Sign-On
8 6 (1.50%) Kubernetes
8 6 (1.50%) Microsoft Clustering
8 6 (1.50%) Norton AntiVirus
9 5 (1.25%) AirWatch
9 5 (1.25%) FortiGate
9 5 (1.25%) Opscode Chef
10 4 (1.00%) Perfmon
10 4 (1.00%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 290 (72.32%) Microsoft
2 177 (44.14%) VMware
3 147 (36.66%) Citrix
4 77 (19.20%) Cisco
5 54 (13.47%) HP
6 41 (10.22%) NetApp
7 24 (5.99%) Veeam
8 22 (5.49%) Sony
9 21 (5.24%) CheckPoint
10 20 (4.99%) Ivanti
11 18 (4.49%) Dell
11 18 (4.49%) Remedy
11 18 (4.49%) SonicWALL
12 16 (3.99%) ServiceNow
13 12 (2.99%) Apple
13 12 (2.99%) CommVault
14 11 (2.74%) Aruba
15 10 (2.49%) Juniper
15 10 (2.49%) Nimble Storage
16 9 (2.24%) Red Hat