Period
to 22 February 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 22 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Remote Desktop
UK > England
6 months to
22 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 762 774 787
Rank change year-on-year +12 +13 -34
Permanent jobs citing Remote Desktop 432 408 501
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.26% 0.25% 0.25%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.71% 1.47% 1.51%
Number of salaries quoted 340 326 402
England median annual salary £32,500 £30,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% -7.69% +0.78%
10th Percentile £20,725 £21,000 £21,250
90th Percentile £53,750 £46,875 £51,250
UK median annual salary £34,500 £30,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year +15.00% -7.69% +1.56%

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 25,207 27,704 33,154
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 15.30% 16.72% 16.80%
Number of salaries quoted 20,539 22,654 27,725
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £26,000 £26,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £73,750 £73,750 £71,250
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 22 February 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 22 February 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 +26 148 £35,000 +4.48% 19
South East +46 85 £37,500 -13.79% 13
Midlands +18 74 £35,000 +11.11% 16
North of England -14 64 £29,500 +9.26% 18
East Midlands +26 37 £32,500 +30.00% 11
West Midlands +13 37 £50,000 +42.86% 5
South West +2 37 £21,000 -23.64% 6
Yorkshire +6 27 £28,500 - 13
East of England -35 27 £35,000 +37.25% 6
North West -16 23 £32,500 +35.42% 5
North East -2 14 £22,500 +2.27%
Remote Desktop
UK

For the 6 months to 22 February 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.

1 361 (83.56%) Windows
2 304 (70.37%) Microsoft
3 302 (69.91%) Active Directory
4 225 (52.08%) Citrix
5 203 (46.99%) VMware
6 189 (43.75%) Windows Server
7 176 (40.74%) Office 365
8 152 (35.19%) VMware Infrastructure
9 141 (32.64%) Microsoft Office
10 139 (32.18%) DNS
11 129 (29.86%) MS Exchange
12 126 (29.17%) ITIL
13 119 (27.55%) Windows 10
14 111 (25.69%) Windows 7
15 108 (25.00%) XenApp
16 104 (24.07%) Windows Server 2008
17 103 (23.84%) Hyper-V
18 101 (23.38%) Microsoft Certification
19 99 (22.92%) Microsoft Azure
20 98 (22.69%) Firewall
21 89 (20.60%) DHCP
22 86 (19.91%) Windows Server 2012
23 80 (18.52%) SLA
24 77 (17.82%) VPN
25 72 (16.67%) Cisco
25 72 (16.67%) XenDesktop
25 72 (16.67%) SCCM
26 71 (16.44%) SAN
27 70 (16.20%) TCP/IP
28 66 (15.28%) SQL Server

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
1 129 (29.86%) MS Exchange
2 51 (11.81%) Exchange Server 2013
3 50 (11.57%) Exchange Server 2010
4 35 (8.10%) SharePoint
4 35 (8.10%) Skype for Business
5 26 (6.02%) IIS
6 13 (3.01%) Apache
7 10 (2.31%) Exchange Server 2007
8 5 (1.16%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 4 (0.93%) CMS
9 4 (0.93%) WordPress
10 3 (0.69%) IBM Domino
10 3 (0.69%) IBM Notes
11 2 (0.46%) Moodle
11 2 (0.46%) OpenStack
12 1 (0.23%) Elasticsearch
12 1 (0.23%) JBoss
12 1 (0.23%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 141 (32.64%) Microsoft Office
2 22 (5.09%) Microsoft Excel
3 21 (4.86%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 9 (2.08%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.69%) Adobe Illustrator
5 3 (0.69%) Photoshop
6 2 (0.46%) Microsoft Project
7 1 (0.23%) Acrobat
7 1 (0.23%) InDesign
7 1 (0.23%) Pro/ENGINEER
7 1 (0.23%) PTC Creo
7 1 (0.23%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.23%) Vectorworks
Business Applications
1 8 (1.85%) Visualfiles
2 6 (1.39%) Carpe Diem
2 6 (1.39%) Elite 3E
3 4 (0.93%) Sage 200
4 2 (0.46%) Eikon
4 2 (0.46%) Summit
5 1 (0.23%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 176 (40.74%) Office 365
2 99 (22.92%) Microsoft Azure
3 47 (10.88%) Azure Active Directory
4 27 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
5 18 (4.17%) Cloud Computing
6 14 (3.24%) PaaS
7 8 (1.85%) SaaS
8 7 (1.62%) G Suite
9 6 (1.39%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 5 (1.16%) IaaS
10 5 (1.16%) OneDrive
11 2 (0.46%) Mimecast
12 1 (0.23%) Amazon EC2
12 1 (0.23%) Amazon S3
12 1 (0.23%) Route 53
12 1 (0.23%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 139 (32.18%) DNS
2 98 (22.69%) Firewall
3 89 (20.60%) DHCP
4 77 (17.82%) VPN
5 71 (16.44%) SAN
6 70 (16.20%) TCP/IP
7 62 (14.35%) WAN
8 58 (13.43%) LAN
9 45 (10.42%) Skype
10 37 (8.56%) VoIP
11 33 (7.64%) iSCSI
12 31 (7.18%) Wireless
13 28 (6.48%) NAS
14 21 (4.86%) Fibre Channel
15 20 (4.63%) NetScaler
16 18 (4.17%) Internet
17 16 (3.70%) DDNS
18 14 (3.24%) Ethernet
18 14 (3.24%) IP Telephony
19 12 (2.78%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 66 (15.28%) SQL Server
2 25 (5.79%) MySQL
3 9 (2.08%) SQL Server 2016
4 8 (1.85%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (0.93%) Azure SQL Database
5 4 (0.93%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (0.69%) Amazon RDS
6 3 (0.69%) Power BI
7 2 (0.46%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (0.46%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (0.46%) SQL Server 2014
8 1 (0.23%) Big Data
8 1 (0.23%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.23%) Redis
8 1 (0.23%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 3 (0.69%) Visual Studio Team System
2 1 (0.23%) JIRA
2 1 (0.23%) TeamCity
General
1 50 (11.57%) Legal
2 48 (11.11%) Finance
3 28 (6.48%) Retail
4 24 (5.56%) Back Office
4 24 (5.56%) Law
5 19 (4.40%) Manufacturing
6 6 (1.39%) Advertising
7 5 (1.16%) Banking
8 4 (0.93%) Financial Institution
9 3 (0.69%) Telecoms
10 2 (0.46%) French Language
10 2 (0.46%) Front Office
10 2 (0.46%) Marketing
10 2 (0.46%) Retail Finance
11 1 (0.23%) Billing
11 1 (0.23%) Electronics
11 1 (0.23%) Games
11 1 (0.23%) Italian Language
11 1 (0.23%) Local Government
11 1 (0.23%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 104 (24.07%) Analyst
2 79 (18.29%) Support Engineer
3 64 (14.81%) Desktop Support
3 64 (14.81%) IT Support
4 52 (12.04%) Consultant
5 51 (11.81%) Support Analyst
6 48 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support
7 47 (10.88%) IT Engineer
7 47 (10.88%) Service Desk Analyst
8 46 (10.65%) Service Analyst
9 34 (7.87%) 2nd Line Engineer
9 34 (7.87%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 32 (7.41%) Technical Consultant
11 30 (6.94%) 3rd Line Engineer
12 28 (6.48%) IT Analyst
13 26 (6.02%) Administrator
13 26 (6.02%) Senior Analyst
13 26 (6.02%) VMware Engineer
14 25 (5.79%) Desktop Engineer
14 25 (5.79%) IT Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (2.31%) Web Services
2 6 (1.39%) Django
2 6 (1.39%) React
3 5 (1.16%) AngularJS
4 3 (0.69%) .NET
5 2 (0.46%) .NET Framework
5 2 (0.46%) WSH
6 1 (0.23%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 55 (12.73%) Data Centre
2 34 (7.87%) User Experience
3 30 (6.94%) Clustering
4 17 (3.94%) Driving Licence
4 17 (3.94%) Public Cloud
5 14 (3.24%) Blackberry
6 12 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
6 12 (2.78%) Handset
7 11 (2.55%) Fat Client
7 11 (2.55%) Thin Client
8 9 (2.08%) iPhone
8 9 (2.08%) NHS
9 7 (1.62%) Enterprise Software
9 7 (1.62%) Management Information System
10 6 (1.39%) Computer Science
10 6 (1.39%) Hybrid Cloud
10 6 (1.39%) Mobile App
10 6 (1.39%) Replication
11 5 (1.16%) Private Cloud
12 3 (0.69%) PlayStation
Operating Systems
1 361 (83.56%) Windows
2 189 (43.75%) Windows Server
3 119 (27.55%) Windows 10
4 111 (25.69%) Windows 7
5 104 (24.07%) Windows Server 2008
6 86 (19.91%) Windows Server 2012
7 31 (7.18%) Linux
8 30 (6.94%) Windows Server 2003
9 27 (6.25%) Windows 8
10 15 (3.47%) Mac OS
10 15 (3.47%) Mac OS X
11 14 (3.24%) CentOS
12 13 (3.01%) Android
12 13 (3.01%) Windows XP
13 10 (2.31%) Apple iOS
14 9 (2.08%) Ubuntu
15 6 (1.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 5 (1.16%) Windows Phone
17 4 (0.93%) Windows Vista
18 2 (0.46%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 126 (29.17%) ITIL
2 53 (12.27%) Service Delivery
3 42 (9.72%) Service Management
4 41 (9.49%) Mobile Device Management
5 39 (9.03%) Presales
6 35 (8.10%) Application Virtualisation
7 31 (7.18%) Data Protection
7 31 (7.18%) Desktop Virtualisation
7 31 (7.18%) Multi-Factor Authentication
8 30 (6.94%) Business Continuity
9 28 (6.48%) Disaster Recovery
10 27 (6.25%) Customer Requirements
11 25 (5.79%) Change Management
12 23 (5.32%) Ticket Management
13 21 (4.86%) Product Management
14 18 (4.17%) Customer-Centricity
15 17 (3.94%) Release Management
16 15 (3.47%) Business Intelligence
16 15 (3.47%) Information Security
17 14 (3.24%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 44 (10.19%) SQL
2 37 (8.56%) PowerShell
3 6 (1.39%) JavaScript
3 6 (1.39%) Python
4 5 (1.16%) Bash Shell
4 5 (1.16%) C
4 5 (1.16%) VB
5 3 (0.69%) Shell Script
5 3 (0.69%) VBScript
6 1 (0.23%) C#
6 1 (0.23%) Perl
6 1 (0.23%) TypeScript
6 1 (0.23%) VBA
Qualifications
1 101 (23.38%) Microsoft Certification
2 61 (14.12%) MCSE
3 34 (7.87%) MCSA
4 31 (7.18%) Cisco Certification
5 30 (6.94%) CCNA
6 23 (5.32%) Citrix Certification
7 19 (4.40%) Degree
8 14 (3.24%) MCITP
9 13 (3.01%) ITIL Certification
9 13 (3.01%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 12 (2.78%) MCP
11 8 (1.85%) CCA
11 8 (1.85%) CCNP
12 4 (0.93%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 4 (0.93%) MCTS
13 3 (0.69%) SC Cleared
13 3 (0.69%) Security Cleared
14 2 (0.46%) CHECK Team Member
14 2 (0.46%) CISSP
14 2 (0.46%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 80 (18.52%) SLA
2 23 (5.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 14 (3.24%) Cyber Essentials
4 11 (2.55%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
5 8 (1.85%) ISO 9001
5 8 (1.85%) PMO
6 5 (1.16%) PCI DSS
7 2 (0.46%) RMADS
8 1 (0.23%) ISO 22301
System Software
1 302 (69.91%) Active Directory
2 152 (35.19%) VMware Infrastructure
3 108 (25.00%) XenApp
4 103 (23.84%) Hyper-V
5 72 (16.67%) XenDesktop
6 44 (10.19%) Terminal Services
7 42 (9.72%) Microsoft App-V
8 36 (8.33%) VMware ESXi
9 33 (7.64%) vSphere
10 32 (7.41%) Virtual Desktop
10 32 (7.41%) Virtual Machines
11 14 (3.24%) BitLocker
12 13 (3.01%) XenServer
13 11 (2.55%) VMware Workstation
14 10 (2.31%) Virtual Servers
15 6 (1.39%) Squid
16 5 (1.16%) NFS
17 4 (0.93%) Microsoft Virtual Server
18 3 (0.69%) DFS Replication
18 3 (0.69%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 72 (16.67%) SCCM
2 40 (9.26%) Microsoft Intune
3 32 (7.41%) SCVMM
4 31 (7.18%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 31 (7.18%) SCDPM
4 31 (7.18%) SCOrch
4 31 (7.18%) SCSM
5 23 (5.32%) SCOM
6 17 (3.94%) Backup Exec
7 16 (3.70%) Norton AntiVirus
8 15 (3.47%) WSUS
9 11 (2.55%) vCenter Server
10 10 (2.31%) XenMobile
11 9 (2.08%) AirWatch
12 7 (1.62%) Failover Clustering
12 7 (1.62%) SolarWinds Orion
13 6 (1.39%) Perfmon
14 5 (1.16%) EdgeSight
15 4 (0.93%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
16 3 (0.69%) Nagios
Vendors
1 304 (70.37%) Microsoft
2 225 (52.08%) Citrix
3 203 (46.99%) VMware
4 72 (16.67%) Cisco
5 36 (8.33%) Apple
6 32 (7.41%) HP
7 31 (7.18%) iManage
8 29 (6.71%) SolarWinds
9 20 (4.63%) Ivanti
9 20 (4.63%) NetApp
10 19 (4.40%) Dell
10 19 (4.40%) Symantec
10 19 (4.40%) Veeam
11 16 (3.70%) Sophos
12 14 (3.24%) Remedy
13 13 (3.01%) MobileIron
14 9 (2.08%) Red Hat
15 8 (1.85%) Bloomberg
15 8 (1.85%) Google
16 7 (1.62%) Adobe