Period
to 27 September 2021

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 27 September 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Remote Desktop
UK > England
6 months to
27 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 729 541 699
Rank change year-on-year -188 +158 +63
Permanent jobs citing Remote Desktop 254 124 384
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 0.24% 0.28% 0.30%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.80% 1.81% 1.87%
Number of salaries quoted 208 101 298
10th Percentile £24,000 £23,250 £22,500
25th Percentile £27,000 £28,500 £24,380
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £40,000 £40,000 £31,000
Median % change year-on-year - +29.03% -6.06%
75th Percentile £48,188 £50,000 £43,750
90th Percentile £55,175 £55,000 £52,500
UK median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £31,500
% change year-on-year - +26.98% -5.97%

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 14,081 6,856 20,546
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 13.10% 15.64% 15.84%
Number of salaries quoted 9,769 5,629 15,926
10th Percentile £27,500 £30,750 £25,750
25th Percentile £36,250 £38,250 £32,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £52,500 £46,346
Median % change year-on-year -4.76% +13.28% -2.43%
75th Percentile £68,750 £68,750 £62,500
90th Percentile £83,750 £82,500 £77,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £45,500
% change year-on-year -4.76% +15.38% -4.21%

Remote Desktop
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Remote Desktop as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Remote Desktop in England

Remote Desktop
Salary Trend in England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Remote Desktop in England.

Salary trend for Remote Desktop in England

Remote Desktop
Salary Histogram in England

Salary distribution for jobs citing Remote Desktop in England over the 6 months to 27 September 2021.

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 27 September 2021. 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
North of England -91 66 £40,000 +26.98% 20
London -226 55 £41,500 -20.95% 10
Midlands -95 54 £40,000 -5.88% 16
West Midlands -82 43 £40,000 -5.88% 10
North West -76 33 £42,500 +26.87% 10
South East -171 32 £38,500 +38.74% 11
Yorkshire -79 28 £33,750 +16.38% 7
East of England -76 24 £45,000 -14.29% 4
South West -91 19 £40,000 +33.33% 4
East Midlands -69 11 £30,750 -9.56% 6
North East -33 5 £22,000 -2.22% 3
Remote Desktop
UK

For the 6 months to 27 September 2021, 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.

1 195 (76.77%) Windows
2 183 (72.05%) Microsoft
3 161 (63.39%) Active Directory
4 153 (60.24%) Microsoft 365
5 129 (50.79%) Firewall
6 115 (45.28%) Windows Server
7 103 (40.55%) VMware
8 97 (38.19%) Hyper-V
9 88 (34.65%) Azure
10 85 (33.46%) VPN
11 83 (32.68%) VMware Infrastructure
12 78 (30.71%) Windows 10
13 72 (28.35%) Social Skills
14 66 (25.98%) DNS
15 65 (25.59%) Windows Server 2012
16 62 (24.41%) Cisco
16 62 (24.41%) MS Exchange
17 53 (20.87%) DHCP
17 53 (20.87%) Citrix
17 53 (20.87%) PowerShell
18 51 (20.08%) Microsoft Office
19 50 (19.69%) Disaster Recovery
20 48 (18.90%) SAN
20 48 (18.90%) WAN
20 48 (18.90%) Infrastructure Engineering
21 46 (18.11%) LAN
22 40 (15.75%) SQL
23 38 (14.96%) SCCM
24 37 (14.57%) Wi-Fi
25 36 (14.17%) ITIL

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 62 (24.41%) MS Exchange
2 32 (12.60%) SharePoint
3 23 (9.06%) Exchange Server 2010
4 14 (5.51%) Exchange Server 2013
4 14 (5.51%) nginx
5 10 (3.94%) IIS
6 6 (2.36%) Skype for Business
7 4 (1.57%) SharePoint 2013
8 3 (1.18%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.39%) Apache
9 1 (0.39%) CMS
9 1 (0.39%) Confluence
9 1 (0.39%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 51 (20.08%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (2.76%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (1.57%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (1.18%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.79%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 3 (1.18%) Relativity
2 1 (0.39%) AlphaBridge
2 1 (0.39%) Alphatax
2 1 (0.39%) Dynamics GP
2 1 (0.39%) Elite 3E
2 1 (0.39%) Farmplan
2 1 (0.39%) KEYPrime
2 1 (0.39%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 153 (60.24%) Microsoft 365
2 88 (34.65%) Azure
3 28 (11.02%) Azure Active Directory
4 18 (7.09%) IaaS
5 13 (5.12%) Mimecast
5 13 (5.12%) OneDrive
5 13 (5.12%) PaaS
6 11 (4.33%) SaaS
7 10 (3.94%) Google Workspace
8 8 (3.15%) AWS
9 3 (1.18%) GCP
10 2 (0.79%) Slack
10 2 (0.79%) Yammer
11 1 (0.39%) Adobe Creative Cloud
11 1 (0.39%) Azure Stack
11 1 (0.39%) Azure Storage
11 1 (0.39%) Cloud Computing
11 1 (0.39%) Google Drive
11 1 (0.39%) Power Automate
11 1 (0.39%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 129 (50.79%) Firewall
2 85 (33.46%) VPN
3 66 (25.98%) DNS
4 53 (20.87%) DHCP
5 48 (18.90%) SAN
5 48 (18.90%) WAN
6 46 (18.11%) LAN
7 37 (14.57%) Wi-Fi
8 26 (10.24%) VLAN
9 21 (8.27%) TCP/IP
10 18 (7.09%) MPLS
11 16 (6.30%) SSL
12 15 (5.91%) VoIP
13 13 (5.12%) Asterisk PBX
13 13 (5.12%) Reverse Proxy
13 13 (5.12%) Wireless
14 12 (4.72%) BGP
15 10 (3.94%) Skype
16 9 (3.54%) Cisco IOS
16 9 (3.54%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (13.78%) SQL Server
2 9 (3.54%) Amazon RDS
3 4 (1.57%) MySQL
4 3 (1.18%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.39%) FileMaker
5 1 (0.39%) Power BI
5 1 (0.39%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 5 (1.97%) JIRA
2 2 (0.79%) Browser DevTools
2 2 (0.79%) MSI
General
1 72 (28.35%) Social Skills
2 24 (9.45%) Telecoms
3 18 (7.09%) Finance
4 16 (6.30%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (3.15%) Games
6 7 (2.76%) Documentation Skills
6 7 (2.76%) Law
6 7 (2.76%) Legal
6 7 (2.76%) Public Sector
7 5 (1.97%) Advertising
7 5 (1.97%) Presentation Skills
7 5 (1.97%) Retail
8 3 (1.18%) Marketing
9 2 (0.79%) Aerospace
9 2 (0.79%) Organisational Skills
9 2 (0.79%) Publishing
10 1 (0.39%) Back Office
10 1 (0.39%) Electronics
10 1 (0.39%) Fire and Rescue
10 1 (0.39%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 40 (15.75%) Support Engineer
2 39 (15.35%) Analyst
3 31 (12.20%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 28 (11.02%) IT Engineer
5 24 (9.45%) Infrastructure Manager
5 24 (9.45%) Server Engineer
6 23 (9.06%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 23 (9.06%) 3rd Line Support
6 23 (9.06%) Service Analyst
7 22 (8.66%) Service Desk Analyst
8 20 (7.87%) Consultant
9 19 (7.48%) 2nd Line Support
9 19 (7.48%) IT Support
10 18 (7.09%) Support Analyst
11 17 (6.69%) Infrastructure Support
12 16 (6.30%) Windows Engineer
13 15 (5.91%) 2nd Line Engineer
14 13 (5.12%) Operations Engineer
14 13 (5.12%) Project Engineer
15 12 (4.72%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.18%) LDAP
2 2 (0.79%) XMPP
3 1 (0.39%) .NET
3 1 (0.39%) COM
3 1 (0.39%) HTML
3 1 (0.39%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 19 (7.48%) Driving Licence
2 16 (6.30%) Data Centre
3 12 (4.72%) iPhone
3 12 (4.72%) Management Information System
3 12 (4.72%) Video Conferencing
4 10 (3.94%) Clustering
4 10 (3.94%) PKI
5 9 (3.54%) Replication
6 8 (3.15%) Hybrid Cloud
7 7 (2.76%) Fat Client
7 7 (2.76%) Thin Client
8 6 (2.36%) iPad
9 5 (1.97%) Smartphone
10 4 (1.57%) CMDB
10 4 (1.57%) Mobile App
10 4 (1.57%) Private Cloud
11 3 (1.18%) Linux Command Line
11 3 (1.18%) Self-Motivation
12 2 (0.79%) SCADA
12 2 (0.79%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 195 (76.77%) Windows
2 115 (45.28%) Windows Server
3 78 (30.71%) Windows 10
4 65 (25.59%) Windows Server 2012
5 31 (12.20%) Windows Server 2008
6 29 (11.42%) Windows Server 2019
7 28 (11.02%) Linux
8 22 (8.66%) Windows 7
9 21 (8.27%) Windows Server 2016
10 18 (7.09%) Windows 8
11 17 (6.69%) Android
12 15 (5.91%) Mac OS
12 15 (5.91%) Windows Server 2003
13 13 (5.12%) Mac OS X
14 9 (3.54%) Apple iOS
15 1 (0.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 1 (0.39%) Ubuntu
15 1 (0.39%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (19.69%) Disaster Recovery
2 48 (18.90%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 36 (14.17%) ITIL
4 33 (12.99%) Problem-Solving
5 29 (11.42%) Business Continuity
6 27 (10.63%) ITSM
7 25 (9.84%) Patch Management
8 23 (9.06%) Service Delivery
9 22 (8.66%) Migration
10 21 (8.27%) Mobile Device Management
11 20 (7.87%) Change Management
11 20 (7.87%) Proactive Maintenance
12 16 (6.30%) Asset Management
12 16 (6.30%) Mentoring
13 15 (5.91%) Problem Management
13 15 (5.91%) Service Management
14 13 (5.12%) Collaborative Working
14 13 (5.12%) Incident Management
15 12 (4.72%) Project Management
15 12 (4.72%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 53 (20.87%) PowerShell
2 40 (15.75%) SQL
3 5 (1.97%) VB
4 3 (1.18%) Java
5 2 (0.79%) C
5 2 (0.79%) JavaScript
5 2 (0.79%) PHP
5 2 (0.79%) T-SQL
6 1 (0.39%) Bash Shell
6 1 (0.39%) Python
6 1 (0.39%) Shell Script
6 1 (0.39%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 28 (11.02%) Microsoft Certification
2 17 (6.69%) Security Cleared
3 16 (6.30%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 15 (5.91%) VCP6
5 13 (5.12%) Degree
6 12 (4.72%) SC Cleared
7 11 (4.33%) CCNA
7 11 (4.33%) Cisco Certification
7 11 (4.33%) MCSA
8 9 (3.54%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 8 (3.15%) MCSE
10 7 (2.76%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 6 (2.36%) ITIL Certification
12 4 (1.57%) MCTS
13 3 (1.18%) MCITP
13 3 (1.18%) MCP
14 2 (0.79%) CCNP
15 1 (0.39%) Computer Science Degree
15 1 (0.39%) DBS Check
15 1 (0.39%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (10.24%) SLA
2 13 (5.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (2.76%) Cyber Essentials
3 7 (2.76%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
3 7 (2.76%) ISO 22301
4 2 (0.79%) QA
5 1 (0.39%) GDPR
5 1 (0.39%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.39%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 1 (0.39%) NCSC
5 1 (0.39%) NIST
5 1 (0.39%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 161 (63.39%) Active Directory
2 97 (38.19%) Hyper-V
3 83 (32.68%) VMware Infrastructure
4 14 (5.51%) VMware ESXi
4 14 (5.51%) vSphere
4 14 (5.51%) XenApp
5 7 (2.76%) BitLocker
5 7 (2.76%) Virtual Desktop
5 7 (2.76%) XenDesktop
6 5 (1.97%) Terminal Services
7 2 (0.79%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (0.79%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.39%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (0.39%) Shibboleth
8 1 (0.39%) StorNext
8 1 (0.39%) Terminal Server
8 1 (0.39%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (0.39%) VMware Server
8 1 (0.39%) Xsan
Systems Management
1 38 (14.96%) SCCM
2 33 (12.99%) Microsoft Intune
3 17 (6.69%) WSUS
4 13 (5.12%) HAProxy
4 13 (5.12%) Nagios
5 12 (4.72%) Active Directory Federation Services
6 9 (3.54%) Jamf Pro
7 6 (2.36%) ServiceCenter
8 5 (1.97%) Failover Clustering
9 4 (1.57%) FortiGate
9 4 (1.57%) Microsoft Clustering
10 2 (0.79%) McAfee ePO
10 2 (0.79%) SCVMM
11 1 (0.39%) AirWatch
11 1 (0.39%) Ansible
11 1 (0.39%) Kubernetes
11 1 (0.39%) NetApp OnCommand
11 1 (0.39%) ServerView Suite
11 1 (0.39%) Terraform
11 1 (0.39%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 183 (72.05%) Microsoft
2 103 (40.55%) VMware
3 62 (24.41%) Cisco
4 53 (20.87%) Citrix
5 27 (10.63%) Veeam
6 26 (10.24%) SonicWALL
7 25 (9.84%) Dell
8 24 (9.45%) NetApp
9 22 (8.66%) Sophos
10 20 (7.87%) HP
11 15 (5.91%) Meraki
12 13 (5.12%) Oracle
13 12 (4.72%) Intel
14 10 (3.94%) Apple
14 10 (3.94%) Ruckus Wireless
15 8 (3.15%) Fortinet
16 7 (2.76%) Aruba
16 7 (2.76%) iManage
16 7 (2.76%) Polycom
17 6 (2.36%) Nimble Storage