Period
to 24 November 2017

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 24 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Remote Desktop
UK > England
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 763 772 707
Rank change year-on-year +9 -65 +139
Permanent jobs citing Remote Desktop 414 462 653
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.25% 0.26% 0.32%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.56% 1.52% 1.89%
Number of salaries quoted 320 370 527
England median annual salary £34,000 £30,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.33% -7.69% -4.41%
10th Percentile £21,250 £20,750 £21,250
90th Percentile £57,500 £45,250 £47,500
UK median annual salary £33,750 £30,000 £32,000
% change year-on-year +12.50% -6.25% -5.88%

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 26531 30402 34594
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 15.72% 17.03% 16.81%
Number of salaries quoted 21596 25068 28794
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £25,750 £26,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £72,500 £72,000
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 24 November 2017.

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 24 November 2017. 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 +12 144 £35,000 +10.24% 9
South East +105 100 £39,000 +30.00% 6
North of England -40 59 £24,000 -20.00% 6
South West +20 40 £25,500 -22.73% 4
Midlands +15 37 £29,000 +3.57% 5
East of England -20 37 £60,000 +100.00% 5
Yorkshire -4 28 £22,500 -29.69%
North West -53 23 £32,500 +14.04% 5
West Midlands +7 21 £30,750 -7.52% 2
East Midlands +23 16 £28,000 +5.66% 3
North East +11 8 £24,000 +9.09% 1
Remote Desktop
UK

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, IT jobs citing Remote Desktop also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the England region with a requirement for Remote Desktop.

1 346 (83.57%) Windows
2 312 (75.36%) Active Directory
3 300 (72.46%) Microsoft
4 215 (51.93%) Windows Server
5 203 (49.03%) VMware
6 169 (40.82%) MS Exchange
7 157 (37.92%) VMware Infrastructure
8 156 (37.68%) Office 365
9 153 (36.96%) DNS
9 153 (36.96%) Citrix
10 138 (33.33%) ITIL
11 135 (32.61%) Windows Server 2008
12 126 (30.43%) Microsoft Office
13 116 (28.02%) Firewall
14 115 (27.78%) Windows 7
15 113 (27.29%) VPN
16 110 (26.57%) DHCP
17 108 (26.09%) Windows Server 2012
18 94 (22.71%) Cisco
19 93 (22.46%) TCP/IP
20 90 (21.74%) WAN
21 86 (20.77%) Windows 10
22 85 (20.53%) Hyper-V
23 84 (20.29%) Microsoft Certification
24 78 (18.84%) Terminal Services
25 73 (17.63%) LAN
26 72 (17.39%) Windows Server 2003
27 71 (17.15%) Exchange Server 2010
28 70 (16.91%) SQL Server
29 63 (15.22%) SLA

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
1 169 (40.82%) MS Exchange
2 71 (17.15%) Exchange Server 2010
3 62 (14.98%) Exchange Server 2013
4 56 (13.53%) Skype for Business
5 48 (11.59%) IIS
6 33 (7.97%) SharePoint
7 25 (6.04%) Apache
7 25 (6.04%) Exchange Server 2007
8 10 (2.42%) Tomcat
9 9 (2.17%) BizTalk Server
10 6 (1.45%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 5 (1.21%) Exchange Server 2003
12 4 (0.97%) WordPress
13 3 (0.72%) Alfresco
13 3 (0.72%) SharePoint 2013
13 3 (0.72%) SharePoint Server
14 2 (0.48%) FileNet
14 2 (0.48%) OpenStack
15 1 (0.24%) Elasticsearch
15 1 (0.24%) IBM Domino
Applications
1 126 (30.43%) Microsoft Office
2 16 (3.86%) Microsoft Excel
3 15 (3.62%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 5 (1.21%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.72%) HipChat
6 2 (0.48%) Adobe Illustrator
6 2 (0.48%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.24%) Acrobat
7 1 (0.24%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (0.24%) AutoCAD
7 1 (0.24%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 9 (2.17%) Dynamics CRM
1 9 (2.17%) Visualfiles
2 2 (0.48%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (0.48%) Eikon
2 2 (0.48%) iTrent
2 2 (0.48%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (0.48%) ResourceLink
2 2 (0.48%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 156 (37.68%) Office 365
2 58 (14.01%) Microsoft Azure
3 34 (8.21%) Amazon AWS
4 18 (4.35%) PaaS
5 12 (2.90%) Cloud Computing
6 8 (1.93%) Azure Active Directory
7 6 (1.45%) IaaS
7 6 (1.45%) Mimecast
7 6 (1.45%) SaaS
7 6 (1.45%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 5 (1.21%) OneDrive
9 3 (0.72%) G Suite
10 2 (0.48%) Oracle Service Cloud
11 1 (0.24%) Amazon EC2
11 1 (0.24%) Amazon S3
11 1 (0.24%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 153 (36.96%) DNS
2 116 (28.02%) Firewall
3 113 (27.29%) VPN
4 110 (26.57%) DHCP
5 93 (22.46%) TCP/IP
6 90 (21.74%) WAN
7 73 (17.63%) LAN
8 61 (14.73%) SAN
9 60 (14.49%) VoIP
10 50 (12.08%) Skype
11 43 (10.39%) MPLS
12 36 (8.70%) NAS
12 36 (8.70%) VLAN
13 26 (6.28%) Cisco ASA
14 22 (5.31%) Cisco PIX
15 21 (5.07%) Wireless
16 20 (4.83%) Ethernet
17 19 (4.59%) Wi-Fi
18 17 (4.11%) DSL
19 16 (3.86%) DDNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 70 (16.91%) SQL Server
2 25 (6.04%) MySQL
3 12 (2.90%) SQL Server 2008
4 10 (2.42%) SQL Server 2005
4 10 (2.42%) SQL Server 2012
5 7 (1.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 5 (1.21%) Big Data
6 5 (1.21%) SQL Server 2014
7 4 (0.97%) Amazon RDS
7 4 (0.97%) MongoDB
8 3 (0.72%) Relational Database
8 3 (0.72%) SQL Server 2000
9 2 (0.48%) SQL Server 2016
10 1 (0.24%) Azure SQL Database
10 1 (0.24%) BusinessObjects
10 1 (0.24%) Redis
Development Applications
1 8 (1.93%) JIRA
2 7 (1.69%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (0.72%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.24%) Ant
4 1 (0.24%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.24%) Subversion
4 1 (0.24%) TeamCity
General
1 55 (13.29%) Finance
2 54 (13.04%) Legal
3 34 (8.21%) Back Office
4 33 (7.97%) Retail
5 20 (4.83%) Manufacturing
6 14 (3.38%) Law
7 12 (2.90%) Games
8 11 (2.66%) Advertising
9 8 (1.93%) Marketing
9 8 (1.93%) Telecoms
10 7 (1.69%) Electronics
11 3 (0.72%) Financial Institution
12 2 (0.48%) Front Office
12 2 (0.48%) Retail Finance
13 1 (0.24%) Banking
13 1 (0.24%) French Language
Job Titles
1 118 (28.50%) Analyst
2 83 (20.05%) Support Engineer
3 61 (14.73%) Support Analyst
4 58 (14.01%) Desktop Support
5 51 (12.32%) Service Desk Analyst
6 50 (12.08%) Service Analyst
7 46 (11.11%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 46 (11.11%) IT Support
8 45 (10.87%) 2nd Line Support
9 44 (10.63%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 41 (9.90%) 2nd Line Engineer
11 40 (9.66%) Administrator
12 38 (9.18%) IT Engineer
12 38 (9.18%) Systems Administrator
13 36 (8.70%) 3rd Line Support
14 35 (8.45%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
15 32 (7.73%) Senior Analyst
16 29 (7.00%) VMware Engineer
17 28 (6.76%) Consultant
18 25 (6.04%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (3.14%) Web Services
2 6 (1.45%) Django
2 6 (1.45%) React
3 5 (1.21%) AngularJS
4 3 (0.72%) CSS
4 3 (0.72%) HTML
5 2 (0.48%) .NET
5 2 (0.48%) Flash
6 1 (0.24%) COM
6 1 (0.24%) HTML5
6 1 (0.24%) jQuery
6 1 (0.24%) Middleware
6 1 (0.24%) SAP PI
6 1 (0.24%) Tapestry
Miscellaneous
1 61 (14.73%) Data Centre
2 41 (9.90%) Clustering
3 20 (4.83%) Replication
4 16 (3.86%) Public Cloud
5 14 (3.38%) Driving Licence
6 12 (2.90%) Fat Client
6 12 (2.90%) Handset
6 12 (2.90%) Thin Client
7 11 (2.66%) User Experience
8 9 (2.17%) iPhone
9 7 (1.69%) Analytical Skills
9 7 (1.69%) Blackberry
9 7 (1.69%) Hybrid Cloud
10 6 (1.45%) Management Information System
10 6 (1.45%) Smartphone
11 5 (1.21%) Hedge funds
11 5 (1.21%) HP Storage
12 4 (0.97%) Enterprise Software
12 4 (0.97%) Mobile App
12 4 (0.97%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 346 (83.57%) Windows
2 215 (51.93%) Windows Server
3 135 (32.61%) Windows Server 2008
4 115 (27.78%) Windows 7
5 108 (26.09%) Windows Server 2012
6 86 (20.77%) Windows 10
7 72 (17.39%) Windows Server 2003
8 49 (11.84%) Linux
9 38 (9.18%) Windows 8
10 24 (5.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 15 (3.62%) Android
12 14 (3.38%) Windows XP
13 11 (2.66%) Mac OS
14 9 (2.17%) Mac OS X
15 8 (1.93%) CentOS
15 8 (1.93%) Ubuntu
16 7 (1.69%) Apple iOS
17 4 (0.97%) Windows 2000 Server
18 3 (0.72%) Unix
18 3 (0.72%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 138 (33.33%) ITIL
2 38 (9.18%) Service Delivery
3 33 (7.97%) Mentoring
4 29 (7.00%) Problem Management
5 27 (6.52%) Service Management
6 24 (5.80%) Incident Management
6 24 (5.80%) Presales
7 22 (5.31%) Business Continuity
7 22 (5.31%) Change Management
7 22 (5.31%) Disaster Recovery
7 22 (5.31%) Migration
7 22 (5.31%) Ticket Management
8 21 (5.07%) High Availability
9 19 (4.59%) Server Building
10 18 (4.35%) Information Security
10 18 (4.35%) Mobile Device Management
11 17 (4.11%) Load Balancing
12 15 (3.62%) Coaching
12 15 (3.62%) Release Management
13 14 (3.38%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 53 (12.80%) SQL
2 40 (9.66%) PowerShell
3 9 (2.17%) C
3 9 (2.17%) JavaScript
4 6 (1.45%) Python
5 5 (1.21%) VB
6 4 (0.97%) Java
7 3 (0.72%) C#
7 3 (0.72%) Shell Script
7 3 (0.72%) VBA
8 2 (0.48%) PHP
9 1 (0.24%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.24%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 84 (20.29%) Microsoft Certification
2 55 (13.29%) Cisco Certification
3 54 (13.04%) MCSE
4 44 (10.63%) CCNA
5 33 (7.97%) MCP
6 30 (7.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 23 (5.56%) MCSA
8 22 (5.31%) MCITP
9 18 (4.35%) ITIL Certification
10 17 (4.11%) Citrix Certification
11 14 (3.38%) CCIE
11 14 (3.38%) Degree
11 14 (3.38%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
12 11 (2.66%) CCNP
13 8 (1.93%) NCIE
13 8 (1.93%) Security Cleared
14 4 (0.97%) A+ Certification
14 4 (0.97%) CCA
14 4 (0.97%) DV Cleared
14 4 (0.97%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 63 (15.22%) SLA
2 17 (4.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 9 (2.17%) Cyber Essentials
3 9 (2.17%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
4 6 (1.45%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.48%) RMADS
6 1 (0.24%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.24%) PMO
System Software
1 312 (75.36%) Active Directory
2 157 (37.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 85 (20.53%) Hyper-V
4 78 (18.84%) Terminal Services
5 42 (10.14%) VMware ESXi
6 41 (9.90%) XenApp
7 30 (7.25%) vSphere
8 29 (7.00%) XenDesktop
9 21 (5.07%) Virtual Servers
9 21 (5.07%) VMware Workstation
10 15 (3.62%) Virtual Machines
11 13 (3.14%) Microsoft App-V
12 10 (2.42%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 10 (2.42%) XenServer
13 8 (1.93%) KVM
13 8 (1.93%) Virtual Desktop
14 6 (1.45%) DFS Replication
15 4 (0.97%) BitLocker
16 3 (0.72%) NFS
17 2 (0.48%) UAG
Systems Management
1 57 (13.77%) SCCM
2 52 (12.56%) WSUS
3 36 (8.70%) Backup Exec
4 34 (8.21%) vCenter Server
5 18 (4.35%) SCOM
6 14 (3.38%) Norton AntiVirus
7 12 (2.90%) Microsoft Intune
8 8 (1.93%) Puppet
8 8 (1.93%) ZABBIX
9 5 (1.21%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
9 5 (1.21%) Opscode Chef
9 5 (1.21%) SCDPM
9 5 (1.21%) SCOrch
9 5 (1.21%) SCSM
9 5 (1.21%) SCVMM
10 4 (0.97%) AirWatch
10 4 (0.97%) EdgeSight
10 4 (0.97%) Perfmon
11 2 (0.48%) Forefront Identity Manager
11 2 (0.48%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 300 (72.46%) Microsoft
2 203 (49.03%) VMware
3 153 (36.96%) Citrix
4 94 (22.71%) Cisco
5 49 (11.84%) Veeam
6 36 (8.70%) Symantec
7 31 (7.49%) HP
8 28 (6.76%) Dell
9 26 (6.28%) Apple
9 26 (6.28%) Sophos
10 25 (6.04%) NetApp
11 20 (4.83%) SolarWinds
12 17 (4.11%) SonicWALL
13 16 (3.86%) Juniper
13 16 (3.86%) WatchGuard
14 15 (3.62%) Draytek
14 15 (3.62%) McAfee
14 15 (3.62%) ProCurve
15 14 (3.38%) Veritas
15 14 (3.38%) ZyXEL