Period
to 20 November 2019

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 20 November 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Remote Desktop
UK > England
6 months to
20 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 670 750 789
Rank change year-on-year +80 +39 -5
Permanent jobs citing Remote Desktop 393 395 403
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.31% 0.26% 0.24%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.00% 1.74% 1.53%
Number of salaries quoted 331 294 311
England median annual salary £30,000 £32,500 £34,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.69% -5.80% +15.00%
10th Percentile £21,757 £21,250 £21,250
90th Percentile £53,750 £58,375 £57,500
UK median annual salary £30,000 £32,500 £34,000
% change year-on-year -7.69% -4.41% +13.33%

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 19,607 22,752 26,329
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 15.55% 14.98% 15.61%
Number of salaries quoted 15,412 18,053 21,519
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% -
10th Percentile £26,000 £26,250 £25,750
90th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £72,500
UK median annual salary £47,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -1.05% +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 20 November 2019.

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 20 November 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
London +27 103 £32,500 -22.62% 18
North of England +54 68 £30,000 +15.38% 33
South East +50 68 £25,500 -8.93% 26
South West +41 60 £27,000 -3.57% 15
Midlands +56 59 £39,535 -1.16% 18
East of England +63 33 £23,019 -45.84% 14
East Midlands +39 32 £37,500 +25.00% 6
Yorkshire +18 30 £29,500 +5.36% 11
North West +42 28 £35,000 +40.00% 19
West Midlands +37 27 £40,500 -4.71% 12
North East - 10 £24,000 - 3
Remote Desktop
UK

For the 6 months to 20 November 2019, 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.

1 321 (81.68%) Windows
2 253 (64.38%) Active Directory
3 249 (63.36%) Microsoft
4 192 (48.85%) Office 365
5 183 (46.56%) Windows Server
6 176 (44.78%) Windows 10
7 121 (30.79%) Microsoft Office
8 113 (28.75%) MS Exchange
9 112 (28.50%) Windows Server 2012
10 108 (27.48%) DNS
11 106 (26.97%) VMware
12 101 (25.70%) Windows 7
13 92 (23.41%) Azure
14 90 (22.90%) Citrix
15 86 (21.88%) ITIL
16 79 (20.10%) VMware Infrastructure
17 77 (19.59%) WAN
18 75 (19.08%) Firewall
19 74 (18.83%) DHCP
19 74 (18.83%) SQL Server
20 73 (18.58%) Hyper-V
21 71 (18.07%) TCP/IP
21 71 (18.07%) LAN
22 70 (17.81%) VPN
22 70 (17.81%) Windows Server 2008
23 61 (15.52%) Cisco
24 60 (15.27%) SQL
24 60 (15.27%) SCCM
25 59 (15.01%) PowerShell
26 56 (14.25%) Problem-Solving

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
1 113 (28.75%) MS Exchange
2 47 (11.96%) Skype for Business
3 46 (11.70%) IIS
4 32 (8.14%) Exchange Server 2013
5 30 (7.63%) Exchange Server 2010
6 22 (5.60%) SharePoint
7 18 (4.58%) IBM Notes
8 9 (2.29%) SAS
9 6 (1.53%) IBM Domino
10 1 (0.25%) Apache
10 1 (0.25%) Confluence
10 1 (0.25%) Elasticsearch
10 1 (0.25%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (0.25%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 121 (30.79%) Microsoft Office
2 30 (7.63%) Microsoft Excel
3 28 (7.12%) MS Visio
4 18 (4.58%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 14 (3.56%) Microsoft Project
6 13 (3.31%) Acrobat
7 2 (0.51%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 1 (0.25%) AutoCAD
8 1 (0.25%) Autodesk Inventor
Business Applications
1 9 (2.29%) Exchequer
2 8 (2.04%) Dynamics NAV
3 5 (1.27%) Elite 3E
4 1 (0.25%) ContrOCC
4 1 (0.25%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 192 (48.85%) Office 365
2 92 (23.41%) Azure
3 29 (7.38%) AWS
4 28 (7.12%) SaaS
5 23 (5.85%) IaaS
6 15 (3.82%) Azure Active Directory
7 6 (1.53%) PaaS
8 4 (1.02%) Mimecast
9 3 (0.76%) Azure ExpressRoute
9 3 (0.76%) Cloud Computing
10 2 (0.51%) OneDrive
11 1 (0.25%) Amazon EC2
11 1 (0.25%) Azure Functions
11 1 (0.25%) Azure Machine Learning
11 1 (0.25%) G Suite
11 1 (0.25%) Serverless
11 1 (0.25%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 108 (27.48%) DNS
2 77 (19.59%) WAN
3 75 (19.08%) Firewall
4 74 (18.83%) DHCP
5 71 (18.07%) LAN
5 71 (18.07%) TCP/IP
6 70 (17.81%) VPN
7 49 (12.47%) Skype
8 34 (8.65%) Wireless
9 21 (5.34%) VoIP
10 20 (5.09%) SAN
11 18 (4.58%) Broadband
12 15 (3.82%) Internet
12 15 (3.82%) WebEx
13 13 (3.31%) IPsec
13 13 (3.31%) MPLS
13 13 (3.31%) NetScaler
14 11 (2.80%) Network Security
14 11 (2.80%) PBX
14 11 (2.80%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 74 (18.83%) SQL Server
2 12 (3.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 9 (2.29%) SQL Server 2005
3 9 (2.29%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (2.29%) SQL Server 2012
4 8 (2.04%) Crystal Reports
5 4 (1.02%) Amazon RDS
6 2 (0.51%) Azure SQL Database
7 1 (0.25%) MS Access
7 1 (0.25%) MySQL
7 1 (0.25%) SQL Server 2014
7 1 (0.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 8 (2.04%) Visual Studio
2 4 (1.02%) MSI
3 3 (0.76%) JIRA
4 1 (0.25%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.25%) Jenkins
General
1 40 (10.18%) Finance
2 38 (9.67%) Telecoms
3 22 (5.60%) Law
3 22 (5.60%) Legal
4 12 (3.05%) Publishing
5 10 (2.54%) Marketing
6 8 (2.04%) Aerospace
6 8 (2.04%) Banking
7 7 (1.78%) French Language
7 7 (1.78%) Retail
8 5 (1.27%) Manufacturing
9 4 (1.02%) Public Sector
10 2 (0.51%) Advertising
10 2 (0.51%) Automotive
10 2 (0.51%) Electronics
10 2 (0.51%) Local Government
10 2 (0.51%) Pharmaceutical
10 2 (0.51%) Social Housing
11 1 (0.25%) Back Office
11 1 (0.25%) Games
Job Titles
1 100 (25.45%) Support Engineer
2 73 (18.58%) IT Support
3 68 (17.30%) Analyst
4 52 (13.23%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 46 (11.70%) Desktop Support
6 44 (11.20%) Support Analyst
6 44 (11.20%) Technical Support
7 36 (9.16%) IT Engineer
8 35 (8.91%) Consultant
9 30 (7.63%) 2nd Line Support
9 30 (7.63%) IT Support Engineer
10 28 (7.12%) Windows Engineer
11 24 (6.11%) 3rd Line Engineer
11 24 (6.11%) IT Analyst
12 20 (5.09%) Desktop Engineer
12 20 (5.09%) IT Support Analyst
13 19 (4.83%) Desktop Support Engineer
14 18 (4.58%) Field Engineer
14 18 (4.58%) Technical Support Engineer
15 17 (4.33%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (3.31%) CSS
2 12 (3.05%) HTML
2 12 (3.05%) Web Services
3 10 (2.54%) .NET
4 9 (2.29%) JSON
5 3 (0.76%) LDAP
6 1 (0.25%) COM
6 1 (0.25%) Elastic Stack
6 1 (0.25%) SAML
6 1 (0.25%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 37 (9.41%) Analytical Skills
2 30 (7.63%) Blackberry
3 25 (6.36%) Driving Licence
3 25 (6.36%) Self-Motivation
4 21 (5.34%) Smartphone
5 16 (4.07%) Data Centre
5 16 (4.07%) iPhone
5 16 (4.07%) Private Cloud
6 13 (3.31%) PDA
7 10 (2.54%) Management Information System
7 10 (2.54%) Public Cloud
7 10 (2.54%) Video Conferencing
8 8 (2.04%) CMDB
8 8 (2.04%) User Experience
9 7 (1.78%) iPad
10 6 (1.53%) Fat Client
10 6 (1.53%) Hybrid Cloud
10 6 (1.53%) Mobile Computing
10 6 (1.53%) Thin Client
11 4 (1.02%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 321 (81.68%) Windows
2 183 (46.56%) Windows Server
3 176 (44.78%) Windows 10
4 112 (28.50%) Windows Server 2012
5 101 (25.70%) Windows 7
6 70 (17.81%) Windows Server 2008
7 55 (13.99%) Windows Server 2003
8 35 (8.91%) Apple iOS
9 30 (7.63%) Windows 8
10 28 (7.12%) Linux
11 20 (5.09%) Windows XP
12 17 (4.33%) Android
13 14 (3.56%) Mac OS
13 14 (3.56%) Windows Vista
14 13 (3.31%) Windows 2000
15 6 (1.53%) Ubuntu
16 5 (1.27%) Unix
17 4 (1.02%) Mac OS X
18 2 (0.51%) SUSE
18 2 (0.51%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (21.88%) ITIL
2 56 (14.25%) Problem-Solving
3 55 (13.99%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 44 (11.20%) Change Management
5 38 (9.67%) Asset Management
6 32 (8.14%) Antivirus Management
7 30 (7.63%) Service Delivery
8 28 (7.12%) Disaster Recovery
9 27 (6.87%) ITSM
10 24 (6.11%) Migration
10 24 (6.11%) Patch Management
10 24 (6.11%) Presales
10 24 (6.11%) Service Management
11 21 (5.34%) Continuous Improvement
11 21 (5.34%) Mobile Device Management
12 20 (5.09%) Agile Software Development
12 20 (5.09%) Break/Fix
12 20 (5.09%) Time Management
13 19 (4.83%) Mentoring
13 19 (4.83%) Preventative Maintenance
Programming Languages
1 60 (15.27%) SQL
2 59 (15.01%) PowerShell
3 9 (2.29%) C#
4 8 (2.04%) JavaScript
4 8 (2.04%) PHP
4 8 (2.04%) T-SQL
4 8 (2.04%) VB
5 6 (1.53%) C
6 5 (1.27%) Shell Script
7 3 (0.76%) Bash Shell
7 3 (0.76%) Python
8 2 (0.51%) Perl
8 2 (0.51%) Ruby
8 2 (0.51%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.25%) R
9 1 (0.25%) VBA
Qualifications
1 33 (8.40%) Microsoft Certification
2 24 (6.11%) MCSE
3 22 (5.60%) Degree
4 20 (5.09%) Security Cleared
5 19 (4.83%) CCNA
5 19 (4.83%) CCNP
5 19 (4.83%) Cisco Certification
6 18 (4.58%) A+ Certification
7 14 (3.56%) MCSA
8 13 (3.31%) MCP
9 7 (1.78%) JNCIA
10 5 (1.27%) ITIL Certification
11 4 (1.02%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 2 (0.51%) Computer Science Degree
12 2 (0.51%) DV Cleared
12 2 (0.51%) MCITP
12 2 (0.51%) SC Cleared
13 1 (0.25%) Citrix Certification
13 1 (0.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 51 (12.98%) SLA
2 8 (2.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (0.76%) Cyber Essentials
3 3 (0.76%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
3 3 (0.76%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 2 (0.51%) NCSC
4 2 (0.51%) NIST
4 2 (0.51%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.51%) RMADS
5 1 (0.25%) Actionable Recommendations
5 1 (0.25%) GDPR
5 1 (0.25%) ISO 14001
5 1 (0.25%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 253 (64.38%) Active Directory
2 79 (20.10%) VMware Infrastructure
3 73 (18.58%) Hyper-V
4 40 (10.18%) XenApp
5 26 (6.62%) Terminal Services
6 18 (4.58%) Virtual Desktop
6 18 (4.58%) XenDesktop
7 14 (3.56%) vSphere
8 11 (2.80%) Virtual Machines
9 10 (2.54%) BitLocker
10 9 (2.29%) DFS Replication
11 8 (2.04%) Microsoft App-V
12 6 (1.53%) VMware ESXi
13 3 (0.76%) Terminal Server
14 2 (0.51%) KVM
14 2 (0.51%) NFS
14 2 (0.51%) Xen
15 1 (0.25%) Docker
15 1 (0.25%) vCloud
15 1 (0.25%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 60 (15.27%) SCCM
2 44 (11.20%) WSUS
3 17 (4.33%) Backup Exec
4 16 (4.07%) Microsoft Intune
5 11 (2.80%) Norton AntiVirus
6 9 (2.29%) McAfee ePO
6 9 (2.29%) Microsoft Clustering
7 8 (2.04%) Nessus
7 8 (2.04%) PaperCut
8 7 (1.78%) Nagios
9 6 (1.53%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
9 6 (1.53%) SCDPM
9 6 (1.53%) vCenter Server
10 4 (1.02%) AirWatch
10 4 (1.02%) SCOrch
10 4 (1.02%) SCSM
10 4 (1.02%) SCVMM
11 3 (0.76%) vRealize
12 2 (0.51%) Avamar
12 2 (0.51%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 249 (63.36%) Microsoft
2 106 (26.97%) VMware
3 90 (22.90%) Citrix
4 61 (15.52%) Cisco
5 30 (7.63%) Apple
6 19 (4.83%) Mitel
6 19 (4.83%) Veeam
7 18 (4.58%) Lotus
8 17 (4.33%) McAfee
9 16 (4.07%) Adobe
9 16 (4.07%) HP
9 16 (4.07%) iManage
10 14 (3.56%) Sage
10 14 (3.56%) Symantec
11 12 (3.05%) Dell
12 11 (2.80%) Meraki
12 11 (2.80%) Sophos
13 9 (2.29%) IronPort
13 9 (2.29%) Juniper
13 9 (2.29%) Siemens