Period
to 21 September 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 21 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Remote Desktop
UK > England
6 months to
21 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 741 804 798
Rank change year-on-year +63 -6 -104
Permanent jobs citing Remote Desktop 406 378 451
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.26% 0.23% 0.25%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.73% 1.42% 1.46%
Number of salaries quoted 292 297 361
England median annual salary £35,000 £37,000 £31,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.41% +19.35% +3.33%
10th Percentile £21,250 £21,250 £20,750
90th Percentile £57,250 £53,850 £47,500
UK median annual salary £35,000 £37,000 £31,000
% change year-on-year -5.41% +19.35% +3.33%

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 23,485 26,575 30,919
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 15.04% 16.02% 16.85%
Number of salaries quoted 18,771 21,678 25,773
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £26,000 £26,000 £25,750
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 21 September 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 21 September 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 +99 153 £42,500 - 14
North of England +19 69 £24,500 -15.52% 5
South East -31 61 £28,625 -31.85% 6
Midlands +59 59 £40,000 +26.98% 4
East of England +10 42 £37,500 -16.67% 3
North West +19 39 £25,000 -24.81% 1
West Midlands +34 32 £42,500 +21.43% 2
Yorkshire +22 30 £23,750 +5.56% 2
East Midlands +16 27 £30,000 +33.33% 2
South West -17 26 £31,000 -1.59% 9
Remote Desktop
UK

For the 6 months to 21 September 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.

1 329 (81.03%) Windows
2 304 (74.88%) Active Directory
3 298 (73.40%) Microsoft
4 194 (47.78%) VMware
5 180 (44.33%) Windows Server
6 173 (42.61%) Office 365
7 158 (38.92%) Citrix
8 148 (36.45%) MS Exchange
9 147 (36.21%) Hyper-V
10 140 (34.48%) DNS
11 137 (33.74%) VMware Infrastructure
12 134 (33.00%) Microsoft Office
12 134 (33.00%) ITIL
13 127 (31.28%) Firewall
14 123 (30.30%) Windows Server 2012
15 106 (26.11%) Windows 10
16 105 (25.86%) Windows 7
16 105 (25.86%) SAN
17 96 (23.65%) Microsoft Azure
18 95 (23.40%) TCP/IP
19 92 (22.66%) VPN
20 90 (22.17%) Windows Server 2008
21 88 (21.67%) Microsoft Certification
22 81 (19.95%) DHCP
23 78 (19.21%) SQL
24 74 (18.23%) WAN
24 74 (18.23%) LAN
25 71 (17.49%) SQL Server
26 69 (17.00%) SLA
27 66 (16.26%) Cisco

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
1 148 (36.45%) MS Exchange
2 60 (14.78%) SharePoint
3 57 (14.04%) Exchange Server 2013
4 40 (9.85%) Exchange Server 2010
5 35 (8.62%) IIS
6 27 (6.65%) Exchange Server 2003
7 11 (2.71%) Skype for Business
8 10 (2.46%) Apache
9 7 (1.72%) Confluence
10 5 (1.23%) Exchange Server 2007
11 2 (0.49%) SharePoint 2013
12 1 (0.25%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 1 (0.25%) IBM Domino
12 1 (0.25%) IBM Notes
12 1 (0.25%) SharePoint 2010
12 1 (0.25%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 134 (33.00%) Microsoft Office
2 25 (6.16%) Microsoft Excel
3 24 (5.91%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 8 (1.97%) Acrobat
4 8 (1.97%) MS Visio
5 5 (1.23%) SOLIDWORKS
6 4 (0.99%) Microsoft Project
7 1 (0.25%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (0.25%) AutoCAD
7 1 (0.25%) Revit
7 1 (0.25%) SketchUp
Business Applications
1 13 (3.20%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.25%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 173 (42.61%) Office 365
2 96 (23.65%) Microsoft Azure
3 23 (5.67%) IaaS
4 22 (5.42%) Amazon AWS
4 22 (5.42%) Azure Active Directory
4 22 (5.42%) PaaS
5 18 (4.43%) SaaS
6 15 (3.69%) Cloud Computing
7 11 (2.71%) G Suite
8 7 (1.72%) Mimecast
9 6 (1.48%) GitHub
9 6 (1.48%) Google Cloud Platform
10 2 (0.49%) Azure Functions
10 2 (0.49%) Azure Machine Learning
10 2 (0.49%) OneDrive
10 2 (0.49%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 140 (34.48%) DNS
2 127 (31.28%) Firewall
3 105 (25.86%) SAN
4 95 (23.40%) TCP/IP
5 92 (22.66%) VPN
6 81 (19.95%) DHCP
7 74 (18.23%) LAN
7 74 (18.23%) WAN
8 39 (9.61%) NAS
9 35 (8.62%) Internet
10 34 (8.37%) VoIP
11 32 (7.88%) Wireless
12 30 (7.39%) VLAN
13 28 (6.90%) IPsec
13 28 (6.90%) NetScaler
14 24 (5.91%) Wi-Fi
15 23 (5.67%) Network Security
16 19 (4.68%) iSCSI
17 18 (4.43%) Skype
18 12 (2.96%) DDNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 71 (17.49%) SQL Server
2 20 (4.93%) MySQL
3 7 (1.72%) Amazon RDS
3 7 (1.72%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (0.74%) Big Data
4 3 (0.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (0.49%) Azure SQL Database
5 2 (0.49%) Crystal Reports
5 2 (0.49%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (0.49%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.25%) FileMaker
6 1 (0.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 9 (2.22%) Git (software)
2 8 (1.97%) Jenkins
3 7 (1.72%) JIRA
3 7 (1.72%) Octopus Deploy
3 7 (1.72%) TeamCity
4 5 (1.23%) Bitbucket
5 2 (0.49%) git-flow
6 1 (0.25%) AutoIt
6 1 (0.25%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 44 (10.84%) Finance
2 33 (8.13%) Law
3 30 (7.39%) Retail
4 21 (5.17%) Legal
5 13 (3.20%) Manufacturing
6 10 (2.46%) Marketing
6 10 (2.46%) Telecoms
7 8 (1.97%) Advertising
7 8 (1.97%) French Language
7 8 (1.97%) Italian Language
7 8 (1.97%) Spanish Language
8 7 (1.72%) Back Office
9 4 (0.99%) Electronics
10 2 (0.49%) Banking
10 2 (0.49%) Billing
10 2 (0.49%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.49%) German Language
10 2 (0.49%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 78 (19.21%) Support Engineer
2 73 (17.98%) Analyst
3 49 (12.07%) Consultant
4 44 (10.84%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 43 (10.59%) IT Support
6 38 (9.36%) 3rd Line Support
7 34 (8.37%) 2nd Line Support
8 33 (8.13%) Desktop Support
8 33 (8.13%) Support Analyst
9 28 (6.90%) Citrix Engineer
10 27 (6.65%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 27 (6.65%) IT Engineer
10 27 (6.65%) Service Analyst
10 27 (6.65%) Service Desk Analyst
11 26 (6.40%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
12 21 (5.17%) Senior Consultant
13 20 (4.93%) Technical Analyst
14 19 (4.68%) Architect
14 19 (4.68%) Infrastructure Consultant
15 18 (4.43%) Senior Infrastructure Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (2.46%) .NET
2 7 (1.72%) Web Services
3 6 (1.48%) 802.1X
4 5 (1.23%) .NET Framework
5 4 (0.99%) CSS
6 2 (0.49%) HTML
6 2 (0.49%) JSON
6 2 (0.49%) Ruby on Rails
6 2 (0.49%) SAML
7 1 (0.25%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 29 (7.14%) Data Centre
2 25 (6.16%) Clustering
3 22 (5.42%) Analytical Skills
4 18 (4.43%) Management Information System
5 17 (4.19%) Enterprise Storage
5 17 (4.19%) Self-Motivation
6 16 (3.94%) Fat Client
6 16 (3.94%) HP StoreVirtual
6 16 (3.94%) Thin Client
7 15 (3.69%) Video Conferencing
8 14 (3.45%) Replication
9 12 (2.96%) Fintech
10 11 (2.71%) Private Cloud
11 10 (2.46%) iPad
11 10 (2.46%) iPhone
12 9 (2.22%) Blackberry
13 8 (1.97%) Driving Licence
13 8 (1.97%) NHS
14 7 (1.72%) Computer Science
14 7 (1.72%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 329 (81.03%) Windows
2 180 (44.33%) Windows Server
3 123 (30.30%) Windows Server 2012
4 106 (26.11%) Windows 10
5 105 (25.86%) Windows 7
6 90 (22.17%) Windows Server 2008
7 54 (13.30%) Linux
8 34 (8.37%) Windows 8
9 31 (7.64%) Mac OS
10 24 (5.91%) Windows Server 2003
11 19 (4.68%) Android
12 12 (2.96%) Apple iOS
12 12 (2.96%) Windows 2000
13 9 (2.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 9 (2.22%) Windows XP
14 6 (1.48%) Mac OS X
14 6 (1.48%) Unix
14 6 (1.48%) Windows Phone
15 2 (0.49%) Ubuntu
16 1 (0.25%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 134 (33.00%) ITIL
2 58 (14.29%) Problem-Solving
3 45 (11.08%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 36 (8.87%) Service Management
5 35 (8.62%) ITSM
6 32 (7.88%) Disaster Recovery
7 31 (7.64%) Project Management
8 30 (7.39%) Migration
9 28 (6.90%) Presales
10 24 (5.91%) Change Management
10 24 (5.91%) Service Delivery
11 22 (5.42%) Agile Software Development
11 22 (5.42%) Time Management
12 21 (5.17%) Continuous Improvement
12 21 (5.17%) Server Virtualisation
13 18 (4.43%) High Availability
14 17 (4.19%) Information Security
14 17 (4.19%) Mentoring
15 15 (3.69%) Business Continuity
15 15 (3.69%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 78 (19.21%) SQL
2 61 (15.02%) PowerShell
3 18 (4.43%) Bash Shell
4 10 (2.46%) Perl
5 8 (1.97%) Python
5 8 (1.97%) VBA
6 6 (1.48%) VBScript
7 3 (0.74%) Java
8 2 (0.49%) C-shell
8 2 (0.49%) Ruby
8 2 (0.49%) Shell Script
8 2 (0.49%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.25%) C#
9 1 (0.25%) C++
9 1 (0.25%) VB
Qualifications
1 88 (21.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 53 (13.05%) MCSE
3 35 (8.62%) MCP
4 29 (7.14%) MCSA
5 26 (6.40%) Citrix Certification
6 24 (5.91%) Degree
7 21 (5.17%) MCITP
7 21 (5.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 12 (2.96%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 9 (2.22%) SC Cleared
9 9 (2.22%) Security Cleared
10 8 (1.97%) ITIL Certification
11 7 (1.72%) AWS Certification
11 7 (1.72%) CCNA
11 7 (1.72%) Cisco Certification
12 6 (1.48%) RHCE
13 5 (1.23%) CISA
13 5 (1.23%) CISM
13 5 (1.23%) CISSP
13 5 (1.23%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 69 (17.00%) SLA
2 16 (3.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (1.48%) Cyber Essentials
3 6 (1.48%) GDPR
3 6 (1.48%) PCI DSS
4 5 (1.23%) ISAE 3402
4 5 (1.23%) SSAE 16
5 2 (0.49%) COBIT
5 2 (0.49%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
5 2 (0.49%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 2 (0.49%) QA
System Software
1 304 (74.88%) Active Directory
2 147 (36.21%) Hyper-V
3 137 (33.74%) VMware Infrastructure
4 65 (16.01%) XenApp
5 56 (13.79%) XenDesktop
6 53 (13.05%) Terminal Services
7 49 (12.07%) vSphere
8 28 (6.90%) VMware ESXi
9 16 (3.94%) Forefront TMG
10 15 (3.69%) Docker
11 12 (2.96%) XenServer
12 8 (1.97%) DFS Replication
12 8 (1.97%) VMware NSX
13 6 (1.48%) NFS
13 6 (1.48%) vCloud
14 3 (0.74%) Microsoft App-V
14 3 (0.74%) Virtual Desktop
14 3 (0.74%) Virtual Machines
15 2 (0.49%) KVM
15 2 (0.49%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 40 (9.85%) SCCM
2 18 (4.43%) Backup Exec
3 16 (3.94%) Microsoft Intune
4 10 (2.46%) Ansible
5 9 (2.22%) Kubernetes
5 9 (2.22%) SCOM
6 8 (1.97%) Failover Clustering
6 8 (1.97%) Puppet
6 8 (1.97%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 6 (1.48%) Opscode Chef
8 5 (1.23%) Single Sign-On
8 5 (1.23%) XenMobile
9 4 (0.99%) Norton AntiVirus
9 4 (0.99%) Perfmon
9 4 (0.99%) ServiceCenter
9 4 (0.99%) ZABBIX
10 3 (0.74%) DameWare
10 3 (0.74%) NetBackup
10 3 (0.74%) SCSM
10 3 (0.74%) WSUS
Vendors
1 298 (73.40%) Microsoft
2 194 (47.78%) VMware
3 158 (38.92%) Citrix
4 66 (16.26%) Cisco
5 56 (13.79%) HP
6 53 (13.05%) NetApp
7 30 (7.39%) Remedy
8 24 (5.91%) Veeam
9 23 (5.67%) Ivanti
10 22 (5.42%) Apple
11 21 (5.17%) Dell
11 21 (5.17%) ServiceNow
12 19 (4.68%) CheckPoint
13 18 (4.43%) SolarWinds
13 18 (4.43%) Sony
14 17 (4.19%) Aruba
14 17 (4.19%) SonicWALL
15 13 (3.20%) Bomgar
15 13 (3.20%) Juniper
16 12 (2.96%) Sophos