Period
to 25 May 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 25 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Remote Desktop
UK > England
6 months to
25 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 724 781 864
Rank change year-on-year +57 +83 -155
Permanent jobs citing Remote Desktop 456 374 398
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.28% 0.23% 0.21%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.85% 1.46% 1.24%
Number of salaries quoted 344 316 328
England median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £31,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% +12.90% +5.08%
10th Percentile £21,974 £21,000 £20,925
90th Percentile £55,000 £51,250 £51,075
UK median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £31,000
% change year-on-year +7.14% +12.90% +5.08%

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 24,639 25,672 32,196
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 15.14% 16.12% 17.05%
Number of salaries quoted 19,706 21,006 26,959
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +1.12%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,750 £25,750
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £70,750
UK median annual salary £46,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +2.22% - +2.27%

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 25 May 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 25 May 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 +43 150 £45,000 +12.50% 23
South East +15 90 £38,500 -14.44% 7
Midlands +51 85 £36,500 +12.31% 11
North of England -26 62 £28,250 -5.83% 11
East Midlands +28 45 £32,500 +36.84% 3
East of England -23 43 £37,500 +50.00% 5
West Midlands +27 40 £50,000 +42.86% 8
Yorkshire +12 31 £28,000 -24.32% 6
South West -29 27 £25,500 -19.05% 7
North West -37 25 £30,500 +5.17% 5
North East - 6 £20,000 -
Remote Desktop
UK

For the 6 months to 25 May 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.

1 371 (81.36%) Windows
2 337 (73.90%) Microsoft
3 322 (70.61%) Active Directory
4 236 (51.75%) Citrix
5 216 (47.37%) VMware
6 194 (42.54%) Office 365
7 167 (36.62%) Windows Server
8 165 (36.18%) VMware Infrastructure
9 149 (32.68%) Microsoft Office
10 147 (32.24%) XenApp
10 147 (32.24%) Microsoft Azure
11 144 (31.58%) Windows 10
12 139 (30.48%) DNS
13 137 (30.04%) MS Exchange
13 137 (30.04%) Hyper-V
14 118 (25.88%) Microsoft Certification
15 116 (25.44%) ITIL
15 116 (25.44%) Windows 7
16 109 (23.90%) Firewall
17 104 (22.81%) XenDesktop
17 104 (22.81%) Windows Server 2012
18 101 (22.15%) Windows Server 2008
19 89 (19.52%) SQL Server
19 89 (19.52%) VPN
20 87 (19.08%) SAN
21 86 (18.86%) DHCP
22 84 (18.42%) MCSE
23 78 (17.11%) Service Delivery
24 75 (16.45%) SCCM
25 74 (16.23%) 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
1 137 (30.04%) MS Exchange
2 56 (12.28%) Exchange Server 2013
3 53 (11.62%) SharePoint
4 46 (10.09%) Exchange Server 2010
5 21 (4.61%) Skype for Business
6 20 (4.39%) IIS
7 6 (1.32%) Apache
7 6 (1.32%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 6 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2007
8 5 (1.10%) Confluence
8 5 (1.10%) Exchange Server 2003
9 4 (0.88%) CMS
10 3 (0.66%) IBM Domino
10 3 (0.66%) IBM Notes
11 2 (0.44%) Moodle
11 2 (0.44%) SharePoint Server
12 1 (0.22%) JBoss
Applications
1 149 (32.68%) Microsoft Office
2 27 (5.92%) Microsoft Excel
3 25 (5.48%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 12 (2.63%) MS Visio
5 8 (1.75%) Acrobat
6 6 (1.32%) Microsoft Project
7 1 (0.22%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (0.22%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.22%) AutoCAD
7 1 (0.22%) InDesign
7 1 (0.22%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.22%) Pro/ENGINEER
7 1 (0.22%) PTC Creo
7 1 (0.22%) Revit
7 1 (0.22%) SketchUp
7 1 (0.22%) SOLIDWORKS
7 1 (0.22%) Vectorworks
Business Applications
1 12 (2.63%) Remedy ITSM
2 4 (0.88%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 194 (42.54%) Office 365
2 147 (32.24%) Microsoft Azure
3 72 (15.79%) Azure Active Directory
4 27 (5.92%) PaaS
5 22 (4.82%) SaaS
6 21 (4.61%) Amazon AWS
6 21 (4.61%) IaaS
7 18 (3.95%) Cloud Computing
8 9 (1.97%) G Suite
9 6 (1.32%) OneDrive
10 5 (1.10%) Mimecast
11 2 (0.44%) GitHub
11 2 (0.44%) Google Cloud Platform
12 1 (0.22%) Azure Machine Learning
12 1 (0.22%) Serverless
12 1 (0.22%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 139 (30.48%) DNS
2 109 (23.90%) Firewall
3 89 (19.52%) VPN
4 87 (19.08%) SAN
5 86 (18.86%) DHCP
6 61 (13.38%) TCP/IP
7 57 (12.50%) WAN
8 54 (11.84%) LAN
9 48 (10.53%) iSCSI
10 42 (9.21%) Internet
11 36 (7.89%) Skype
11 36 (7.89%) VoIP
12 35 (7.68%) NetScaler
13 29 (6.36%) Fibre Channel
13 29 (6.36%) Network Security
14 23 (5.04%) NAS
15 21 (4.61%) Wireless
16 17 (3.73%) Wi-Fi
17 15 (3.29%) VLAN
18 13 (2.85%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 89 (19.52%) SQL Server
2 22 (4.82%) MySQL
3 11 (2.41%) Data Warehouse
4 10 (2.19%) SQL Server 2016
5 6 (1.32%) SQL Server 2012
6 4 (0.88%) Azure SQL Database
6 4 (0.88%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (0.66%) Power BI
7 3 (0.66%) SQL Server 2014
8 2 (0.44%) Amazon RDS
8 2 (0.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (0.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (0.22%) Big Data
9 1 (0.22%) FileMaker
9 1 (0.22%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 6 (1.32%) Git (software)
2 5 (1.10%) JIRA
2 5 (1.10%) Octopus Deploy
2 5 (1.10%) TeamCity
3 4 (0.88%) Visual Studio Team System
4 3 (0.66%) Jenkins
5 2 (0.44%) Bitbucket
6 1 (0.22%) AutoIt
6 1 (0.22%) git-flow
General
1 50 (10.96%) Finance
2 41 (8.99%) Retail
3 28 (6.14%) Law
4 27 (5.92%) Legal
5 26 (5.70%) Manufacturing
6 19 (4.17%) Back Office
7 10 (2.19%) French Language
7 10 (2.19%) Spanish Language
7 10 (2.19%) Telecoms
8 9 (1.97%) Italian Language
9 8 (1.75%) Marketing
10 6 (1.32%) Electronics
11 5 (1.10%) Advertising
11 5 (1.10%) Banking
11 5 (1.10%) German Language
12 4 (0.88%) Local Government
13 3 (0.66%) Financial Institution
14 1 (0.22%) Billing
14 1 (0.22%) Games
14 1 (0.22%) Portuguese Language
Job Titles
1 85 (18.64%) Consultant
2 78 (17.11%) Analyst
3 63 (13.82%) Support Engineer
4 55 (12.06%) IT Support
5 48 (10.53%) Technical Consultant
6 43 (9.43%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 39 (8.55%) Desktop Support
7 39 (8.55%) Support Analyst
8 34 (7.46%) 3rd Line Support
9 33 (7.24%) Service Analyst
9 33 (7.24%) Service Desk Analyst
10 31 (6.80%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 30 (6.58%) 2nd Line Support
11 30 (6.58%) IT Engineer
12 29 (6.36%) Support Technician
13 26 (5.70%) Citrix Engineer
14 22 (4.82%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
14 22 (4.82%) IT Technician
14 22 (4.82%) Senior Analyst
15 21 (4.61%) Senior Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (2.85%) .NET
2 10 (2.19%) Web Services
3 8 (1.75%) .NET Framework
4 4 (0.88%) CSS
5 3 (0.66%) 802.1X
6 2 (0.44%) Ruby on Rails
6 2 (0.44%) WSH
7 1 (0.22%) COM
7 1 (0.22%) JSON
7 1 (0.22%) LDAP
7 1 (0.22%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 44 (9.65%) User Experience
2 34 (7.46%) Data Centre
3 22 (4.82%) Blackberry
4 21 (4.61%) Analytical Skills
5 20 (4.39%) Clustering
6 18 (3.95%) NHS
6 18 (3.95%) Private Cloud
7 17 (3.73%) Self-Motivation
8 13 (2.85%) Computer Science
8 13 (2.85%) Management Information System
9 11 (2.41%) iPad
9 11 (2.41%) Replication
10 9 (1.97%) Fat Client
10 9 (1.97%) Hybrid Cloud
10 9 (1.97%) Thin Client
11 7 (1.54%) Driving Licence
11 7 (1.54%) iPhone
12 6 (1.32%) Enterprise Software
12 6 (1.32%) Fintech
12 6 (1.32%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 371 (81.36%) Windows
2 167 (36.62%) Windows Server
3 144 (31.58%) Windows 10
4 116 (25.44%) Windows 7
5 104 (22.81%) Windows Server 2012
6 101 (22.15%) Windows Server 2008
7 49 (10.75%) Linux
8 30 (6.58%) Windows 8
9 27 (5.92%) Mac OS
10 23 (5.04%) Windows Server 2003
11 19 (4.17%) Android
11 19 (4.17%) Windows XP
12 14 (3.07%) Apple iOS
13 12 (2.63%) Mac OS X
13 12 (2.63%) Windows 2000
14 10 (2.19%) CentOS
15 6 (1.32%) Windows Vista
16 5 (1.10%) Windows Phone
17 3 (0.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 3 (0.66%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 116 (25.44%) ITIL
2 78 (17.11%) Service Delivery
3 66 (14.47%) Presales
4 57 (12.50%) Mobile Device Management
5 50 (10.96%) Application Virtualisation
5 50 (10.96%) Service Management
6 46 (10.09%) Problem-Solving
7 44 (9.65%) Data Protection
8 43 (9.43%) Desktop Virtualisation
8 43 (9.43%) Multi-Factor Authentication
9 36 (7.89%) Customer Requirements
10 31 (6.80%) Change Management
10 31 (6.80%) Disaster Recovery
10 31 (6.80%) Product Management
11 26 (5.70%) High Availability
12 23 (5.04%) Problem Management
12 23 (5.04%) Time Management
13 22 (4.82%) Business Intelligence
13 22 (4.82%) Load Balancing
14 21 (4.61%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 68 (14.91%) PowerShell
2 63 (13.82%) SQL
3 9 (1.97%) Bash Shell
3 9 (1.97%) Perl
3 9 (1.97%) VBA
4 5 (1.10%) VB
5 4 (0.88%) Java
6 3 (0.66%) Python
6 3 (0.66%) VBScript
7 2 (0.44%) Ruby
8 1 (0.22%) C#
8 1 (0.22%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.22%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 118 (25.88%) Microsoft Certification
2 84 (18.42%) MCSE
3 47 (10.31%) MCSA
4 28 (6.14%) Citrix Certification
5 26 (5.70%) Degree
6 25 (5.48%) MCITP
7 22 (4.82%) MCP
8 21 (4.61%) CCNA
8 21 (4.61%) Cisco Certification
9 13 (2.85%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 12 (2.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 11 (2.41%) MCTS
12 10 (2.19%) CCA
13 8 (1.75%) ITIL Certification
14 7 (1.54%) Computer Science Degree
15 6 (1.32%) CCNP
16 5 (1.10%) Network+ Certification
17 4 (0.88%) CISSP
18 3 (0.66%) AWS Certification
19 2 (0.44%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 74 (16.23%) SLA
2 22 (4.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 11 (2.41%) PMO
4 9 (1.97%) Cyber Essentials
5 6 (1.32%) ISO 9001
6 5 (1.10%) PCI DSS
7 4 (0.88%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
8 2 (0.44%) GDPR
8 2 (0.44%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 1 (0.22%) ISO 22301
9 1 (0.22%) QA
System Software
1 322 (70.61%) Active Directory
2 165 (36.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 147 (32.24%) XenApp
4 137 (30.04%) Hyper-V
5 104 (22.81%) XenDesktop
6 51 (11.18%) Microsoft App-V
7 47 (10.31%) Virtual Desktop
8 45 (9.87%) Virtual Machines
9 44 (9.65%) Terminal Services
10 36 (7.89%) VMware ESXi
11 24 (5.26%) vSphere
12 23 (5.04%) XenServer
13 16 (3.51%) BitLocker
14 11 (2.41%) NFS
15 9 (1.97%) Docker
16 7 (1.54%) Squid
17 6 (1.32%) Virtual Servers
18 5 (1.10%) DFS Replication
19 4 (0.88%) Terminal Server
19 4 (0.88%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 75 (16.45%) SCCM
2 59 (12.94%) Microsoft Intune
3 45 (9.87%) SCSM
3 45 (9.87%) SCVMM
4 43 (9.43%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 43 (9.43%) SCDPM
4 43 (9.43%) SCOrch
5 22 (4.82%) SCOM
6 16 (3.51%) Backup Exec
7 15 (3.29%) Norton AntiVirus
8 14 (3.07%) Failover Clustering
8 14 (3.07%) XenMobile
9 13 (2.85%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 11 (2.41%) AirWatch
11 7 (1.54%) Kubernetes
11 7 (1.54%) SolarWinds Orion
11 7 (1.54%) WSUS
12 5 (1.10%) Ansible
12 5 (1.10%) Perfmon
13 4 (0.88%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 337 (73.90%) Microsoft
2 236 (51.75%) Citrix
3 216 (47.37%) VMware
4 58 (12.72%) Cisco
5 39 (8.55%) HP
6 35 (7.68%) Apple
7 31 (6.80%) Remedy
8 29 (6.36%) SolarWinds
9 27 (5.92%) NetApp
10 25 (5.48%) MobileIron
11 23 (5.04%) iManage
11 23 (5.04%) Ivanti
12 22 (4.82%) Dell
13 19 (4.17%) ServiceNow
14 18 (3.95%) Symantec
14 18 (3.95%) Veeam
15 15 (3.29%) Bomgar
16 12 (2.63%) Adobe
17 10 (2.19%) Aruba
18 9 (1.97%) WatchGuard