Period
to 20 February 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 20 February 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Remote Desktop
UK > England
6 months to
20 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 751 746 764
Rank change year-on-year -5 +18 +40
Permanent jobs citing Remote Desktop 346 435 404
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.25% 0.26% 0.25%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.61% 1.72% 1.46%
Number of salaries quoted 274 342 323
England median annual salary £35,000 £32,500 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% +8.33% -7.69%
10th Percentile £24,000 £20,525 £21,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £53,750 £47,400
UK median annual salary £35,000 £34,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year +2.94% +13.33% -7.69%

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 21,426 25,318 27,583
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 15.24% 15.30% 16.73%
Number of salaries quoted 16,851 20,613 22,542
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,000 £26,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £73,750 £73,750
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

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 20 February 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 20 February 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 +28 123 £41,000 +17.14% 13
South East +34 91 £33,500 -10.67% 8
North of England +34 50 £28,500 -4.20% 10
East of England +62 37 £45,000 +24.14% 5
Yorkshire +43 25 £28,000 -1.75% 6
Midlands -13 24 £37,500 +7.14% 11
North West +37 23 £28,500 -12.31% 3
South West -2 21 £27,250 +18.48% 7
West Midlands +14 19 £40,000 -20.00% 5
East Midlands -10 5 £35,000 +7.69% 6
North East +4 2 £24,000 +6.67% 1
Remote Desktop
UK

For the 6 months to 20 February 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.

1 287 (82.95%) Windows
2 251 (72.54%) Microsoft
3 237 (68.50%) Active Directory
4 156 (45.09%) Office 365
4 156 (45.09%) Windows Server
5 141 (40.75%) VMware
6 122 (35.26%) Windows Server 2012
7 118 (34.10%) Windows 10
8 115 (33.24%) ITIL
9 112 (32.37%) Citrix
10 109 (31.50%) Hyper-V
11 105 (30.35%) MS Exchange
12 104 (30.06%) VMware Infrastructure
13 102 (29.48%) Microsoft Certification
14 101 (29.19%) Windows Server 2008
15 98 (28.32%) Microsoft Office
16 93 (26.88%) Windows 7
17 91 (26.30%) Firewall
18 87 (25.14%) Microsoft Azure
19 86 (24.86%) Cisco
20 71 (20.52%) DNS
21 68 (19.65%) PowerShell
22 63 (18.21%) SLA
23 62 (17.92%) TCP/IP
24 60 (17.34%) MCSE
25 59 (17.05%) Infrastructure Engineering
26 57 (16.47%) SQL
26 57 (16.47%) HP
27 52 (15.03%) Linux
28 51 (14.74%) DHCP

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
1 105 (30.35%) MS Exchange
2 44 (12.72%) SharePoint
3 31 (8.96%) Exchange Server 2013
4 30 (8.67%) Exchange Server 2010
5 23 (6.65%) Skype for Business
6 14 (4.05%) IIS
7 12 (3.47%) Exchange Server 2003
8 6 (1.73%) Exchange Server 2007
9 5 (1.45%) IBM Domino
9 5 (1.45%) IBM Notes
10 4 (1.16%) SharePoint 2013
11 3 (0.87%) Confluence
12 1 (0.29%) Apache
12 1 (0.29%) OpenEdge
12 1 (0.29%) WebSphere
Applications
1 98 (28.32%) Microsoft Office
2 19 (5.49%) Microsoft Excel
2 19 (5.49%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 9 (2.60%) MS Visio
4 4 (1.16%) Acrobat
4 4 (1.16%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (0.58%) iWork
Business Applications
1 11 (3.18%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (0.87%) Elite 3E
Cloud Services
1 156 (45.09%) Office 365
2 87 (25.14%) Microsoft Azure
3 32 (9.25%) Azure Active Directory
4 22 (6.36%) PaaS
5 20 (5.78%) Amazon AWS
6 13 (3.76%) OneDrive
7 9 (2.60%) Cloud Computing
7 9 (2.60%) Mimecast
8 8 (2.31%) SaaS
9 4 (1.16%) IaaS
10 3 (0.87%) G Suite
11 2 (0.58%) Azure Functions
11 2 (0.58%) Azure Machine Learning
11 2 (0.58%) GitHub
11 2 (0.58%) Google Cloud Platform
11 2 (0.58%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 91 (26.30%) Firewall
2 71 (20.52%) DNS
3 62 (17.92%) TCP/IP
4 51 (14.74%) DHCP
5 46 (13.29%) VPN
5 46 (13.29%) WAN
6 44 (12.72%) LAN
7 37 (10.69%) SAN
8 32 (9.25%) Skype
9 31 (8.96%) Wireless
10 28 (8.09%) VoIP
11 27 (7.80%) Internet
12 20 (5.78%) IP Telephony
12 20 (5.78%) NetScaler
13 18 (5.20%) BIG-IP
13 18 (5.20%) Wi-Fi
14 14 (4.05%) Cisco ASA
14 14 (4.05%) Structured Cabling
15 11 (3.18%) NAS
15 11 (3.18%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (11.56%) SQL Server
2 15 (4.34%) Azure SQL Database
3 8 (2.31%) Amazon RDS
4 6 (1.73%) MySQL
4 6 (1.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (1.45%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (1.16%) SQL Server 2012
6 4 (1.16%) SQL Server 2014
7 3 (0.87%) Crystal Reports
8 2 (0.58%) Big Data
9 1 (0.29%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 20 (5.78%) Git (software)
2 5 (1.45%) JIRA
3 4 (1.16%) Jenkins
4 2 (0.58%) Bitbucket
4 2 (0.58%) Octopus Deploy
4 2 (0.58%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (0.58%) TeamCity
5 1 (0.29%) git-flow
General
1 18 (5.20%) Electronics
2 17 (4.91%) Finance
3 16 (4.62%) Retail
4 12 (3.47%) French Language
4 12 (3.47%) Italian Language
4 12 (3.47%) Spanish Language
5 11 (3.18%) Law
6 9 (2.60%) Telecoms
7 7 (2.02%) German Language
8 6 (1.73%) Legal
9 3 (0.87%) Greek Language
9 3 (0.87%) Portuguese Language
10 2 (0.58%) Advertising
10 2 (0.58%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.29%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.29%) Banking
11 1 (0.29%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.29%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 68 (19.65%) Support Engineer
2 51 (14.74%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 43 (12.43%) Analyst
3 43 (12.43%) IT Support
4 38 (10.98%) Architect
5 35 (10.12%) IT Engineer
6 32 (9.25%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 31 (8.96%) 2nd Line Support
8 28 (8.09%) Consultant
9 26 (7.51%) Desktop Support
10 24 (6.94%) 3rd Line Support
10 24 (6.94%) Service Analyst
10 24 (6.94%) Service Desk Analyst
10 24 (6.94%) Solutions Architect
11 22 (6.36%) Desktop Engineer
11 22 (6.36%) Field Engineer
12 21 (6.07%) IT Support Engineer
13 20 (5.78%) 2nd Line Engineer
13 20 (5.78%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
14 19 (5.49%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (4.05%) JSON
2 13 (3.76%) .NET
3 7 (2.02%) Web Services
4 6 (1.73%) ASP.NET
4 6 (1.73%) ASP.NET Core
4 6 (1.73%) XML
5 3 (0.87%) HTML
6 2 (0.58%) .NET Framework
6 2 (0.58%) SAML
7 1 (0.29%) COM
7 1 (0.29%) LDAP
7 1 (0.29%) REST
7 1 (0.29%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 40 (11.56%) Data Centre
2 31 (8.96%) Analytical Skills
3 23 (6.65%) User Experience
3 23 (6.65%) Video Conferencing
4 21 (6.07%) Driving Licence
5 18 (5.20%) Public Cloud
6 17 (4.91%) Blackberry
6 17 (4.91%) Clustering
7 13 (3.76%) iPhone
8 12 (3.47%) Self-Motivation
9 9 (2.60%) BYOD
9 9 (2.60%) Fat Client
9 9 (2.60%) Thin Client
10 8 (2.31%) Enterprise Storage
10 8 (2.31%) iPad
11 7 (2.02%) Client/Server
11 7 (2.02%) Management Information System
12 4 (1.16%) PDA
12 4 (1.16%) PKI
12 4 (1.16%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 287 (82.95%) Windows
2 156 (45.09%) Windows Server
3 122 (35.26%) Windows Server 2012
4 118 (34.10%) Windows 10
5 101 (29.19%) Windows Server 2008
6 93 (26.88%) Windows 7
7 52 (15.03%) Linux
8 34 (9.83%) Windows Server 2003
9 21 (6.07%) Windows 8
10 18 (5.20%) Android
11 15 (4.34%) Apple iOS
11 15 (4.34%) Mac OS
12 7 (2.02%) Mac OS X
12 7 (2.02%) Unix
12 7 (2.02%) Windows XP
13 6 (1.73%) Windows 2000
14 3 (0.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 3 (0.87%) Ubuntu
15 1 (0.29%) VMS
15 1 (0.29%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 115 (33.24%) ITIL
2 59 (17.05%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 45 (13.01%) Problem-Solving
4 33 (9.54%) Agile Software Development
4 33 (9.54%) High Availability
5 32 (9.25%) Cybersecurity
5 32 (9.25%) Presales
6 29 (8.38%) Migration
6 29 (8.38%) Mobile Device Management
7 25 (7.23%) Service Delivery
8 23 (6.65%) Patch Management
9 22 (6.36%) PRINCE2
10 21 (6.07%) Business Continuity
10 21 (6.07%) ITSM
11 20 (5.78%) Incident Management
11 20 (5.78%) Load Balancing
11 20 (5.78%) Server Virtualisation
12 18 (5.20%) Data Protection
12 18 (5.20%) Project Management
12 18 (5.20%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 68 (19.65%) PowerShell
2 57 (16.47%) SQL
3 19 (5.49%) Bash Shell
4 9 (2.60%) Perl
4 9 (2.60%) VBA
5 8 (2.31%) VBScript
6 7 (2.02%) Java
7 2 (0.58%) C
7 2 (0.58%) C#
7 2 (0.58%) Python
7 2 (0.58%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 102 (29.48%) Microsoft Certification
2 60 (17.34%) MCSE
3 44 (12.72%) MCSA
4 28 (8.09%) SC Cleared
4 28 (8.09%) Security Cleared
5 25 (7.23%) MCP
6 24 (6.94%) Degree
7 15 (4.34%) MCITP
8 13 (3.76%) Citrix Certification
9 12 (3.47%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 10 (2.89%) MCTS
11 8 (2.31%) ITIL Certification
12 7 (2.02%) CCA
12 7 (2.02%) Cisco Certification
12 7 (2.02%) DBS Check
13 6 (1.73%) Computer Science Degree
14 5 (1.45%) CCNA
14 5 (1.45%) HNC
14 5 (1.45%) HND
14 5 (1.45%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 63 (18.21%) SLA
2 20 (5.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 18 (5.20%) Cyber Essentials
3 18 (5.20%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
3 18 (5.20%) PMO
4 3 (0.87%) GDPR
5 1 (0.29%) QA
System Software
1 237 (68.50%) Active Directory
2 109 (31.50%) Hyper-V
3 104 (30.06%) VMware Infrastructure
4 50 (14.45%) XenDesktop
5 47 (13.58%) XenApp
6 21 (6.07%) Virtual Machines
6 21 (6.07%) vSphere
7 18 (5.20%) Microsoft App-V
8 16 (4.62%) BitLocker
8 16 (4.62%) Terminal Services
9 15 (4.34%) Virtual Desktop
10 11 (3.18%) VMware ESXi
11 7 (2.02%) Docker
12 6 (1.73%) VMware Workstation
13 4 (1.16%) Firmware
13 4 (1.16%) XenServer
14 2 (0.58%) Forefront TMG
14 2 (0.58%) VirtualBox
15 1 (0.29%) Cygwin
15 1 (0.29%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 47 (13.58%) SCCM
2 33 (9.54%) SCVMM
3 25 (7.23%) Backup Exec
4 23 (6.65%) Microsoft Intune
5 15 (4.34%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 15 (4.34%) SCDPM
5 15 (4.34%) SCOrch
5 15 (4.34%) SCSM
6 14 (4.05%) FortiGate
7 13 (3.76%) AirWatch
8 12 (3.47%) Jamf Pro
9 9 (2.60%) Norton AntiVirus
9 9 (2.60%) SCOM
10 7 (2.02%) Opscode Chef
10 7 (2.02%) Puppet
11 6 (1.73%) Microsoft Clustering
11 6 (1.73%) Single Sign-On
12 4 (1.16%) Kubernetes
12 4 (1.16%) WhatsUp Gold
13 3 (0.87%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 251 (72.54%) Microsoft
2 141 (40.75%) VMware
3 112 (32.37%) Citrix
4 86 (24.86%) Cisco
5 57 (16.47%) HP
6 21 (6.07%) Aruba
6 21 (6.07%) Mitel
6 21 (6.07%) Veeam
7 18 (5.20%) F5
8 16 (4.62%) CheckPoint
9 14 (4.05%) Ivanti
9 14 (4.05%) Remedy
10 13 (3.76%) MobileIron
10 13 (3.76%) Symantec
11 12 (3.47%) Dell
12 11 (3.18%) McAfee
12 11 (3.18%) ServiceNow
13 9 (2.60%) CommVault
13 9 (2.60%) Meraki
13 9 (2.60%) SonicWALL