Period
to 19 July 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 19 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Remote Desktop
UK > England
6 months to
19 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 755 795 836
Rank change year-on-year +40 +41 -140
Permanent jobs citing Remote Desktop 431 392 440
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.27% 0.23% 0.23%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.74% 1.46% 1.35%
Number of salaries quoted 306 329 367
England median annual salary £36,500 £37,500 £30,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.67% +22.95% +3.39%
10th Percentile £21,625 £21,250 £20,750
90th Percentile £56,875 £55,000 £47,500
UK median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year - +25.00% +1.69%

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 24,761 26,780 32,536
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 15.23% 16.02% 17.01%
Number of salaries quoted 19,717 21,854 27,255
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £26,000 £25,750 £25,625
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £71,250
UK median annual salary £46,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +3.33% - -

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 19 July 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 19 July 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 +50 144 £50,000 +25.00% 9
Midlands +65 77 £40,000 +17.65% 8
South East -5 72 £31,000 -31.11% 11
North of England -16 64 £27,500 -5.17% 9
East of England -6 44 £35,000 -4.11% 4
West Midlands +35 40 £50,000 +42.86% 4
East Midlands +38 37 £30,000 +20.00% 4
South West 0 34 £28,000 -11.11% 9
Yorkshire +21 31 £28,000 +14.29% 3
North West +3 31 £27,250 -10.66% 2
North East - 2 - - 4
Remote Desktop
UK

For the 6 months to 19 July 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.

1 343 (79.58%) Windows
2 333 (77.26%) Microsoft
3 320 (74.25%) Active Directory
4 216 (50.12%) VMware
5 201 (46.64%) Citrix
6 188 (43.62%) Office 365
7 163 (37.82%) Windows Server
8 161 (37.35%) VMware Infrastructure
8 161 (37.35%) Microsoft Office
9 151 (35.03%) MS Exchange
10 135 (31.32%) Hyper-V
11 132 (30.63%) Microsoft Azure
11 132 (30.63%) DNS
12 130 (30.16%) Windows 10
13 125 (29.00%) Windows Server 2012
14 122 (28.31%) ITIL
15 119 (27.61%) XenApp
16 117 (27.15%) Firewall
17 111 (25.75%) Microsoft Certification
18 104 (24.13%) Windows 7
19 100 (23.20%) SAN
20 99 (22.97%) Windows Server 2008
21 92 (21.35%) XenDesktop
22 91 (21.11%) VPN
23 85 (19.72%) SQL Server
24 75 (17.40%) TCP/IP
25 71 (16.47%) MCSE
26 70 (16.24%) DHCP
27 68 (15.78%) SQL
28 64 (14.85%) PowerShell

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
1 151 (35.03%) MS Exchange
2 59 (13.69%) Exchange Server 2013
2 59 (13.69%) SharePoint
3 43 (9.98%) Exchange Server 2010
4 32 (7.42%) IIS
5 16 (3.71%) Exchange Server 2003
6 13 (3.02%) Skype for Business
7 10 (2.32%) Apache
8 7 (1.62%) Confluence
9 4 (0.93%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 4 (0.93%) Exchange Server 2007
10 3 (0.70%) IBM Domino
10 3 (0.70%) IBM Notes
11 2 (0.46%) SharePoint 2013
11 2 (0.46%) SharePoint Server
12 1 (0.23%) JBoss
Applications
1 161 (37.35%) Microsoft Office
2 28 (6.50%) Microsoft Excel
3 25 (5.80%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 11 (2.55%) MS Visio
5 8 (1.86%) Acrobat
6 6 (1.39%) Microsoft Project
7 4 (0.93%) SOLIDWORKS
8 1 (0.23%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 1 (0.23%) AutoCAD
8 1 (0.23%) Revit
8 1 (0.23%) SketchUp
Business Applications
1 12 (2.78%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.23%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 188 (43.62%) Office 365
2 132 (30.63%) Microsoft Azure
3 56 (12.99%) Azure Active Directory
4 26 (6.03%) PaaS
5 24 (5.57%) IaaS
6 23 (5.34%) Amazon AWS
7 22 (5.10%) SaaS
8 21 (4.87%) Cloud Computing
9 9 (2.09%) G Suite
10 5 (1.16%) GitHub
10 5 (1.16%) Google Cloud Platform
11 4 (0.93%) Mimecast
11 4 (0.93%) OneDrive
12 2 (0.46%) Azure Machine Learning
12 2 (0.46%) Serverless
13 1 (0.23%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 132 (30.63%) DNS
2 117 (27.15%) Firewall
3 100 (23.20%) SAN
4 91 (21.11%) VPN
5 75 (17.40%) TCP/IP
6 70 (16.24%) DHCP
7 61 (14.15%) WAN
8 58 (13.46%) LAN
9 37 (8.58%) Internet
10 32 (7.42%) NAS
10 32 (7.42%) Wireless
11 31 (7.19%) iSCSI
12 29 (6.73%) NetScaler
13 27 (6.26%) VoIP
14 26 (6.03%) Network Security
15 20 (4.64%) Skype
15 20 (4.64%) VLAN
16 18 (4.18%) Wi-Fi
17 16 (3.71%) Fibre Channel
18 12 (2.78%) DDNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 85 (19.72%) SQL Server
2 24 (5.57%) MySQL
3 8 (1.86%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (1.39%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (1.16%) Azure SQL Database
6 4 (0.93%) SQL Server 2016
6 4 (0.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (0.70%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (0.46%) Amazon RDS
8 2 (0.46%) Oracle Reports
8 2 (0.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (0.23%) Big Data
9 1 (0.23%) FileMaker
9 1 (0.23%) Power BI
9 1 (0.23%) SQL Server 2014
9 1 (0.23%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 9 (2.09%) Git (software)
2 7 (1.62%) Jenkins
2 7 (1.62%) JIRA
2 7 (1.62%) Octopus Deploy
2 7 (1.62%) TeamCity
3 4 (0.93%) Bitbucket
3 4 (0.93%) Visual Studio Team System
4 1 (0.23%) AutoIt
4 1 (0.23%) git-flow
General
1 53 (12.30%) Finance
2 38 (8.82%) Retail
3 26 (6.03%) Law
4 21 (4.87%) Manufacturing
5 19 (4.41%) Legal
6 13 (3.02%) Telecoms
7 12 (2.78%) French Language
7 12 (2.78%) Marketing
7 12 (2.78%) Spanish Language
8 11 (2.55%) Back Office
8 11 (2.55%) Italian Language
9 8 (1.86%) Advertising
10 6 (1.39%) Electronics
11 5 (1.16%) Banking
11 5 (1.16%) German Language
12 4 (0.93%) Local Government
13 2 (0.46%) Billing
14 1 (0.23%) Dutch Language
14 1 (0.23%) Games
14 1 (0.23%) Portuguese Language
Job Titles
1 76 (17.63%) Consultant
2 62 (14.39%) Analyst
2 62 (14.39%) Support Engineer
3 49 (11.37%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 49 (11.37%) IT Support
4 43 (9.98%) Technical Consultant
5 38 (8.82%) 3rd Line Support
6 30 (6.96%) 2nd Line Support
7 28 (6.50%) Service Analyst
7 28 (6.50%) Service Desk Analyst
8 27 (6.26%) Citrix Engineer
8 27 (6.26%) Desktop Support
8 27 (6.26%) IT Engineer
9 26 (6.03%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 26 (6.03%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 26 (6.03%) Support Analyst
10 24 (5.57%) Support Technician
11 21 (4.87%) Architect
12 20 (4.64%) IT Technician
13 19 (4.41%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (3.48%) .NET
2 8 (1.86%) .NET Framework
3 7 (1.62%) Web Services
4 4 (0.93%) 802.1X
4 4 (0.93%) CSS
5 2 (0.46%) JSON
5 2 (0.46%) Ruby on Rails
5 2 (0.46%) SAML
6 1 (0.23%) LDAP
6 1 (0.23%) WSH
Miscellaneous
1 33 (7.66%) Data Centre
2 31 (7.19%) User Experience
3 29 (6.73%) Analytical Skills
4 22 (5.10%) Clustering
4 22 (5.10%) Private Cloud
5 20 (4.64%) Self-Motivation
6 18 (4.18%) Blackberry
7 17 (3.94%) NHS
8 15 (3.48%) Management Information System
9 14 (3.25%) Computer Science
9 14 (3.25%) Fintech
10 13 (3.02%) Replication
11 11 (2.55%) Fat Client
11 11 (2.55%) iPad
11 11 (2.55%) Thin Client
12 10 (2.32%) Video Conferencing
13 8 (1.86%) Enterprise Storage
13 8 (1.86%) Hybrid Cloud
13 8 (1.86%) Virtual Team
14 6 (1.39%) HP StoreVirtual
Operating Systems
1 343 (79.58%) Windows
2 163 (37.82%) Windows Server
3 130 (30.16%) Windows 10
4 125 (29.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 104 (24.13%) Windows 7
6 99 (22.97%) Windows Server 2008
7 49 (11.37%) Linux
8 33 (7.66%) Windows 8
9 28 (6.50%) Mac OS
10 23 (5.34%) Windows Server 2003
11 19 (4.41%) Android
12 17 (3.94%) Windows XP
13 13 (3.02%) Apple iOS
14 12 (2.78%) Windows 2000
15 7 (1.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 6 (1.39%) CentOS
17 5 (1.16%) Unix
18 4 (0.93%) Mac OS X
18 4 (0.93%) Windows Vista
19 3 (0.70%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 122 (28.31%) ITIL
2 60 (13.92%) Problem-Solving
3 59 (13.69%) Presales
4 57 (13.23%) Service Delivery
5 41 (9.51%) Mobile Device Management
6 34 (7.89%) Application Virtualisation
7 33 (7.66%) Service Management
8 32 (7.42%) Customer Requirements
8 32 (7.42%) Data Protection
9 30 (6.96%) Desktop Virtualisation
9 30 (6.96%) Multi-Factor Authentication
10 28 (6.50%) Change Management
10 28 (6.50%) Disaster Recovery
10 28 (6.50%) Time Management
11 26 (6.03%) Product Management
12 25 (5.80%) Agile Software Development
12 25 (5.80%) High Availability
13 24 (5.57%) ITSM
13 24 (5.57%) Project Management
14 23 (5.34%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 68 (15.78%) SQL
2 64 (14.85%) PowerShell
3 14 (3.25%) Bash Shell
4 12 (2.78%) Perl
5 11 (2.55%) VBA
6 7 (1.62%) Python
7 5 (1.16%) Java
8 2 (0.46%) Ruby
8 2 (0.46%) Shell Script
8 2 (0.46%) VB
9 1 (0.23%) C#
9 1 (0.23%) C++
9 1 (0.23%) C-shell
9 1 (0.23%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.23%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 111 (25.75%) Microsoft Certification
2 71 (16.47%) MCSE
3 40 (9.28%) MCSA
4 33 (7.66%) Citrix Certification
5 31 (7.19%) MCP
6 27 (6.26%) Degree
7 23 (5.34%) MCITP
8 14 (3.25%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 14 (3.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 11 (2.55%) CCNA
9 11 (2.55%) Cisco Certification
10 9 (2.09%) CCA
10 9 (2.09%) MCTS
11 8 (1.86%) ITIL Certification
12 7 (1.62%) CISSP
12 7 (1.62%) Computer Science Degree
13 6 (1.39%) AWS Certification
14 5 (1.16%) CISA
14 5 (1.16%) CISM
14 5 (1.16%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 59 (13.69%) SLA
2 21 (4.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 8 (1.86%) PMO
4 7 (1.62%) Cyber Essentials
4 7 (1.62%) GDPR
5 6 (1.39%) PCI DSS
6 5 (1.16%) ISAE 3402
6 5 (1.16%) SSAE 16
7 2 (0.46%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
7 2 (0.46%) ISO 9001
7 2 (0.46%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 1 (0.23%) COBIT
8 1 (0.23%) QA
System Software
1 320 (74.25%) Active Directory
2 161 (37.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 135 (31.32%) Hyper-V
4 119 (27.61%) XenApp
5 92 (21.35%) XenDesktop
6 42 (9.74%) Terminal Services
7 36 (8.35%) Microsoft App-V
7 36 (8.35%) vSphere
8 35 (8.12%) VMware ESXi
9 34 (7.89%) Virtual Desktop
9 34 (7.89%) Virtual Machines
10 20 (4.64%) XenServer
11 15 (3.48%) Docker
12 8 (1.86%) NFS
13 7 (1.62%) DFS Replication
14 6 (1.39%) BitLocker
14 6 (1.39%) Forefront TMG
15 5 (1.16%) Squid
15 5 (1.16%) vCloud
15 5 (1.16%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 56 (12.99%) SCCM
2 45 (10.44%) Microsoft Intune
3 34 (7.89%) SCSM
4 32 (7.42%) SCVMM
5 30 (6.96%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 30 (6.96%) SCDPM
5 30 (6.96%) SCOrch
6 14 (3.25%) Backup Exec
6 14 (3.25%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 11 (2.55%) Failover Clustering
7 11 (2.55%) Norton AntiVirus
8 10 (2.32%) Kubernetes
9 9 (2.09%) Ansible
9 9 (2.09%) XenMobile
10 8 (1.86%) SCOM
11 7 (1.62%) AirWatch
11 7 (1.62%) Puppet
12 6 (1.39%) Opscode Chef
13 5 (1.16%) ZABBIX
14 4 (0.93%) WSUS
Vendors
1 333 (77.26%) Microsoft
2 216 (50.12%) VMware
3 201 (46.64%) Citrix
4 61 (14.15%) Cisco
5 44 (10.21%) HP
6 42 (9.74%) NetApp
7 25 (5.80%) Remedy
8 24 (5.57%) Veeam
9 21 (4.87%) SolarWinds
10 20 (4.64%) Dell
11 19 (4.41%) Apple
12 18 (4.18%) Aruba
12 18 (4.18%) Ivanti
12 18 (4.18%) ServiceNow
13 17 (3.94%) MobileIron
14 16 (3.71%) Bomgar
15 15 (3.48%) Symantec
16 14 (3.25%) iManage
16 14 (3.25%) Sophos
17 11 (2.55%) Capita