Period
to 18 June 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 18 June 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Remote Desktop
UK > England
6 months to
18 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 704 742 796
Rank change year-on-year +38 +54 +74
Permanent jobs citing Remote Desktop 372 449 385
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.28% 0.28% 0.24%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.77% 1.84% 1.47%
Number of salaries quoted 281 330 319
England median annual salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.67% +7.14% +12.90%
10th Percentile £22,500 £21,996 £21,250
90th Percentile £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK median annual salary £35,000 £38,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year -9.09% +10.00% +12.90%

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 21,065 24,468 26,198
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 15.87% 15.21% 16.17%
Number of salaries quoted 15,934 19,610 21,403
England median annual salary £47,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.05% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £26,238 £26,000 £25,750
90th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £72,500
UK median annual salary £46,000 £46,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +2.22% -

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 18 June 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 18 June 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 +33 89 £38,000 -20.00% 4
South East +51 79 £35,000 -9.09% 5
North of England +40 71 £28,500 +1.79% 4
Midlands +11 58 £40,000 +6.67% 2
South West +23 46 £25,000 - 1
Yorkshire -5 36 £39,500 +39.82% 2
West Midlands +17 31 £45,000 -10.00% 2
East of England +71 30 £37,500 -
East Midlands +13 27 £35,000 +16.67%
North West +25 26 £28,500 +3.64% 2
North East +21 9 £25,500 +27.50%
Remote Desktop
UK

For the 6 months to 18 June 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.

1 317 (85.22%) Windows
2 264 (70.97%) Microsoft
3 232 (62.37%) Active Directory
4 180 (48.39%) Office 365
5 179 (48.12%) Windows Server
6 139 (37.37%) Windows 10
6 139 (37.37%) ITIL
7 126 (33.87%) VMware
8 116 (31.18%) Windows Server 2012
9 114 (30.65%) Microsoft Office
10 113 (30.38%) Hyper-V
11 101 (27.15%) Citrix
12 100 (26.88%) PowerShell
13 99 (26.61%) Microsoft Certification
13 99 (26.61%) Cisco
14 93 (25.00%) DNS
14 93 (25.00%) Problem-Solving
15 86 (23.12%) Windows Server 2008
16 84 (22.58%) HP
17 83 (22.31%) Microsoft Azure
18 79 (21.24%) Windows 7
19 78 (20.97%) VMware Infrastructure
20 74 (19.89%) SQL
21 72 (19.35%) MCSE
22 70 (18.82%) Infrastructure Engineering
23 68 (18.28%) MS Exchange
24 67 (18.01%) DHCP
24 67 (18.01%) SQL Server
24 67 (18.01%) SCCM
25 64 (17.20%) Firewall

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 68 (18.28%) MS Exchange
2 42 (11.29%) Skype for Business
3 34 (9.14%) IIS
4 21 (5.65%) SharePoint
5 16 (4.30%) Exchange Server 2013
6 15 (4.03%) Exchange Server 2010
7 5 (1.34%) IBM Notes
8 4 (1.08%) SAS
9 3 (0.81%) Confluence
9 3 (0.81%) Exchange Server 2003
10 2 (0.54%) Apache
10 2 (0.54%) CMS
10 2 (0.54%) IBM Domino
10 2 (0.54%) OpenEdge
10 2 (0.54%) WebSphere
Applications
1 114 (30.65%) Microsoft Office
2 35 (9.41%) Microsoft Excel
3 19 (5.11%) MS Visio
4 17 (4.57%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 9 (2.42%) Microsoft Project
6 7 (1.88%) Acrobat
7 2 (0.54%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 2 (0.54%) iWork
7 2 (0.54%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 13 (3.49%) Dynamics NAV
2 7 (1.88%) Remedy ITSM
3 6 (1.61%) Elite 3E
4 4 (1.08%) Exchequer
5 3 (0.81%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.27%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 180 (48.39%) Office 365
2 83 (22.31%) Microsoft Azure
3 47 (12.63%) Amazon AWS
4 21 (5.65%) Azure Active Directory
5 16 (4.30%) PaaS
6 14 (3.76%) IaaS
7 13 (3.49%) SaaS
8 11 (2.96%) Azure Functions
8 11 (2.96%) Azure Machine Learning
8 11 (2.96%) Serverless
9 10 (2.69%) Cloud Computing
10 7 (1.88%) Amazon EC2
10 7 (1.88%) OpenDNS
10 7 (1.88%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 5 (1.34%) Mimecast
11 5 (1.34%) OneDrive
12 2 (0.54%) G Suite
13 1 (0.27%) GitHub
13 1 (0.27%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 93 (25.00%) DNS
2 67 (18.01%) DHCP
3 64 (17.20%) Firewall
4 63 (16.94%) VPN
5 61 (16.40%) TCP/IP
6 49 (13.17%) LAN
7 43 (11.56%) Skype
8 41 (11.02%) IP Telephony
9 40 (10.75%) WAN
10 37 (9.95%) BIG-IP
11 29 (7.80%) Wireless
12 26 (6.99%) SAN
13 19 (5.11%) NetScaler
14 18 (4.84%) Internet
14 18 (4.84%) PBX
15 16 (4.30%) VoIP
16 15 (4.03%) Cisco ASA
17 13 (3.49%) MPLS
18 12 (3.23%) ISDN
18 12 (3.23%) NGN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 67 (18.01%) SQL Server
2 17 (4.57%) Azure SQL Database
3 16 (4.30%) SQL Server 2008
3 16 (4.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 14 (3.76%) SQL Server 2005
4 14 (3.76%) SQL Server 2012
5 9 (2.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 8 (2.15%) Amazon RDS
7 2 (0.54%) MS Access
8 1 (0.27%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 18 (4.84%) Git (software)
2 12 (3.23%) Jenkins
3 5 (1.34%) JIRA
4 2 (0.54%) Bitbucket
4 2 (0.54%) Octopus Deploy
4 2 (0.54%) TeamCity
General
1 37 (9.95%) Electronics
2 21 (5.65%) Finance
3 16 (4.30%) Publishing
4 15 (4.03%) Aerospace
5 11 (2.96%) Law
5 11 (2.96%) Legal
5 11 (2.96%) Telecoms
6 7 (1.88%) French Language
6 7 (1.88%) German Language
6 7 (1.88%) Italian Language
6 7 (1.88%) Spanish Language
7 6 (1.61%) Local Government
7 6 (1.61%) Retail
8 3 (0.81%) Games
9 2 (0.54%) Advertising
9 2 (0.54%) Back Office
9 2 (0.54%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.54%) Marketing
10 1 (0.27%) Banking
10 1 (0.27%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 66 (17.74%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 65 (17.47%) Analyst
3 58 (15.59%) Support Engineer
4 46 (12.37%) IT Support
5 45 (12.10%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 40 (10.75%) IT Engineer
7 30 (8.06%) 2nd Line Support
8 27 (7.26%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 26 (6.99%) Support Analyst
10 25 (6.72%) Consultant
10 25 (6.72%) IT Support Engineer
10 25 (6.72%) Service Analyst
11 23 (6.18%) Technical Support
12 19 (5.11%) Desktop Support
12 19 (5.11%) Service Desk Analyst
13 16 (4.30%) Architect
13 16 (4.30%) Systems Engineer
14 14 (3.76%) 2nd Line Engineer
15 13 (3.49%) Field Engineer
15 13 (3.49%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (6.99%) JSON
2 18 (4.84%) .NET
3 11 (2.96%) HTML
3 11 (2.96%) SAML
4 9 (2.42%) Web Services
5 7 (1.88%) CSS
6 2 (0.54%) REST
6 2 (0.54%) SOAP
7 1 (0.27%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 45 (12.10%) Analytical Skills
1 45 (12.10%) Data Centre
2 23 (6.18%) Driving Licence
3 19 (5.11%) Management Information System
3 19 (5.11%) Self-Motivation
4 18 (4.84%) CMDB
5 13 (3.49%) Smartphone
6 12 (3.23%) Blackberry
7 9 (2.42%) iPad
7 9 (2.42%) Public Cloud
7 9 (2.42%) User Experience
7 9 (2.42%) Video Conferencing
8 8 (2.15%) iPhone
9 6 (1.61%) CCTV
9 6 (1.61%) Clustering
10 5 (1.34%) Client/Server
11 3 (0.81%) Handset
11 3 (0.81%) iSeries
11 3 (0.81%) PDA
11 3 (0.81%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 317 (85.22%) Windows
2 179 (48.12%) Windows Server
3 139 (37.37%) Windows 10
4 116 (31.18%) Windows Server 2012
5 86 (23.12%) Windows Server 2008
6 79 (21.24%) Windows 7
7 40 (10.75%) Linux
8 38 (10.22%) Windows Server 2003
9 30 (8.06%) Windows 8
10 21 (5.65%) Mac OS
11 15 (4.03%) Android
12 12 (3.23%) Windows XP
13 11 (2.96%) Apple iOS
14 10 (2.69%) Windows 2000
15 7 (1.88%) Unix
16 5 (1.34%) Windows Vista
17 4 (1.08%) Mac OS X
17 4 (1.08%) Mac OS X Server
18 2 (0.54%) Debian
18 2 (0.54%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 139 (37.37%) ITIL
2 93 (25.00%) Problem-Solving
3 70 (18.82%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 44 (11.83%) Load Balancing
5 42 (11.29%) High Availability
6 39 (10.48%) Business Continuity
7 32 (8.60%) Agile Software Development
8 31 (8.33%) Service Delivery
9 30 (8.06%) Change Management
10 29 (7.80%) Mentoring
10 29 (7.80%) Presales
11 24 (6.45%) Migration
12 22 (5.91%) Configuration Management
12 22 (5.91%) ERP
12 22 (5.91%) Incident Management
12 22 (5.91%) Service Management
13 21 (5.65%) Asset Management
13 21 (5.65%) Continuous Improvement
14 20 (5.38%) ITSM
15 19 (5.11%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 100 (26.88%) PowerShell
2 74 (19.89%) SQL
3 20 (5.38%) Bash Shell
4 13 (3.49%) T-SQL
5 11 (2.96%) C#
5 11 (2.96%) JavaScript
5 11 (2.96%) PHP
5 11 (2.96%) VB
6 9 (2.42%) Perl
7 7 (1.88%) Java
7 7 (1.88%) Shell Script
7 7 (1.88%) VBA
8 6 (1.61%) C
9 3 (0.81%) Python
10 2 (0.54%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 99 (26.61%) Microsoft Certification
2 72 (19.35%) MCSE
3 49 (13.17%) MCSA
4 43 (11.56%) Security Cleared
5 42 (11.29%) SC Cleared
6 20 (5.38%) Cisco Certification
7 15 (4.03%) Degree
8 14 (3.76%) CCNA
9 13 (3.49%) MCITP
10 12 (3.23%) CCNP
10 12 (3.23%) MCP
11 11 (2.96%) ITIL Certification
12 10 (2.69%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 6 (1.61%) CCA
13 6 (1.61%) Citrix Certification
14 4 (1.08%) DBS Check
15 3 (0.81%) AWS Certification
15 3 (0.81%) HNC
15 3 (0.81%) HND
15 3 (0.81%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 56 (15.05%) SLA
2 47 (12.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 39 (10.48%) Cyber Essentials
3 39 (10.48%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
4 37 (9.95%) PMO
5 6 (1.61%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 4 (1.08%) GDPR
7 1 (0.27%) COBIT
7 1 (0.27%) ISO 14001
7 1 (0.27%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 232 (62.37%) Active Directory
2 113 (30.38%) Hyper-V
3 78 (20.97%) VMware Infrastructure
4 61 (16.40%) XenApp
5 35 (9.41%) XenDesktop
6 23 (6.18%) vSphere
7 19 (5.11%) Terminal Services
7 19 (5.11%) Virtual Machines
8 13 (3.49%) Virtual Desktop
9 12 (3.23%) Docker
10 10 (2.69%) VMware ESXi
11 6 (1.61%) BitLocker
11 6 (1.61%) Citrix Hypervisor
11 6 (1.61%) VMware Workstation
12 5 (1.34%) Microsoft App-V
13 4 (1.08%) DFS Replication
14 3 (0.81%) Firmware
14 3 (0.81%) NFS
14 3 (0.81%) VirtualBox
15 2 (0.54%) Xen
Systems Management
1 67 (18.01%) SCCM
2 41 (11.02%) SCVMM
3 31 (8.33%) WSUS
4 26 (6.99%) Microsoft Intune
5 17 (4.57%) Backup Exec
6 15 (4.03%) FortiGate
7 13 (3.49%) Nessus
8 12 (3.23%) Opscode Chef
8 12 (3.23%) Puppet
9 11 (2.96%) HP Data Protector
9 11 (2.96%) Kubernetes
9 11 (2.96%) NetBackup
9 11 (2.96%) Terraform
10 8 (2.15%) AirWatch
10 8 (2.15%) SCOM
11 6 (1.61%) Norton AntiVirus
11 6 (1.61%) SolarWinds Orion
11 6 (1.61%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
12 5 (1.34%) Jamf Pro
12 5 (1.34%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 264 (70.97%) Microsoft
2 126 (33.87%) VMware
3 101 (27.15%) Citrix
4 99 (26.61%) Cisco
5 84 (22.58%) HP
6 55 (14.78%) Mitel
7 39 (10.48%) Aruba
8 37 (9.95%) F5
9 35 (9.41%) Veeam
10 23 (6.18%) Dell
11 17 (4.57%) Apple
12 16 (4.30%) CheckPoint
12 16 (4.30%) Ivanti
13 12 (3.23%) Adobe
13 12 (3.23%) CommVault
13 12 (3.23%) Siemens
13 12 (3.23%) Sophos
14 11 (2.96%) arcserve
14 11 (2.96%) Oracle
15 10 (2.69%) McAfee