Period
to 24 July 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in London 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 24 July 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Remote Desktop
England > London
6 months to
24 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 635 524 654
Rank change year-on-year -111 +130 +41
Permanent jobs citing Remote Desktop 52 49 102
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 0.12% 0.17% 0.18%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.04% 1.23% 1.42%
Number of salaries quoted 49 41 89
10th Percentile £26,050 £31,250 £24,850
25th Percentile £36,250 £35,000 £27,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £50,000 £32,500
Median % change year-on-year -10.00% +53.85% -35.00%
75th Percentile £55,000 £53,750 £51,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £59,000 £65,000
England median annual salary £40,000 £34,000 £32,000
% change year-on-year +17.65% +6.25% -8.57%

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 London with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 4,995 3,968 7,162
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 11.09% 13.49% 12.43%
Number of salaries quoted 3,295 3,216 5,890
10th Percentile £35,000 £32,500 £29,000
25th Percentile £47,500 £45,000 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £62,500 £60,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.17% +9.09% -
75th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £75,000
90th Percentile £95,000 £90,000 £87,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £46,000
% change year-on-year - +8.70% -3.16%

Remote Desktop
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Remote Desktop in London

Remote Desktop
Salary Trend in London

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

Salary trend for Remote Desktop in London

Remote Desktop
Salary Histogram in London

Salary distribution for jobs citing Remote Desktop in London over the 6 months to 24 July 2021.

Salary histogram for Remote Desktop in London

Remote Desktop
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Remote Desktop within the London region over the 6 months to 24 July 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
Central London -12 5 £60,000 +45.45% 2
South London -5 3 £47,500 +24.18%
West London - 3 £37,500 - 1
Remote Desktop
England

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 London region with a requirement for Remote Desktop.

1 43 (82.69%) Windows
1 43 (82.69%) Microsoft
2 40 (76.92%) Microsoft 365
3 35 (67.31%) Active Directory
4 30 (57.69%) Azure
5 26 (50.00%) Firewall
6 25 (48.08%) VMware
6 25 (48.08%) Hyper-V
6 25 (48.08%) VMware Infrastructure
6 25 (48.08%) Windows Server
7 24 (46.15%) VPN
8 23 (44.23%) Microsoft Office
8 23 (44.23%) Windows 10
9 19 (36.54%) Finance
9 19 (36.54%) Social Skills
10 18 (34.62%) Citrix
11 17 (32.69%) DNS
11 17 (32.69%) Infrastructure Engineering
12 16 (30.77%) DHCP
12 16 (30.77%) Disaster Recovery
12 16 (30.77%) Windows Server 2012
13 15 (28.85%) PowerShell
14 14 (26.92%) SonicWALL
15 13 (25.00%) Business Continuity
16 12 (23.08%) ITSM
16 12 (23.08%) TCP/IP
16 12 (23.08%) Dell
17 11 (21.15%) MS Exchange
17 11 (21.15%) Azure Active Directory
18 10 (19.23%) Patch Management

Remote Desktop
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 11 (21.15%) MS Exchange
2 7 (13.46%) Exchange Server 2013
3 6 (11.54%) SharePoint
4 5 (9.62%) IIS
5 4 (7.69%) Skype for Business
6 2 (3.85%) Confluence
6 2 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (1.92%) CMS
7 1 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 23 (44.23%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (9.62%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (1.92%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (5.77%) Endur
2 2 (3.85%) Relativity
3 1 (1.92%) AlphaBridge
3 1 (1.92%) Alphatax
3 1 (1.92%) Dynamics GP
3 1 (1.92%) Elite 3E
3 1 (1.92%) Farmplan
3 1 (1.92%) KEYPrime
3 1 (1.92%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 40 (76.92%) Microsoft 365
2 30 (57.69%) Azure
3 11 (21.15%) Azure Active Directory
4 7 (13.46%) Mimecast
5 5 (9.62%) OneDrive
6 3 (5.77%) AWS
6 3 (5.77%) Azure ExpressRoute
6 3 (5.77%) Azure Storage
7 1 (1.92%) Adobe Creative Cloud
7 1 (1.92%) Azure Stack
7 1 (1.92%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (1.92%) GCP
7 1 (1.92%) Google Drive
7 1 (1.92%) Google Workspace
7 1 (1.92%) SaaS
7 1 (1.92%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 26 (50.00%) Firewall
2 24 (46.15%) VPN
3 17 (32.69%) DNS
4 16 (30.77%) DHCP
5 12 (23.08%) TCP/IP
6 9 (17.31%) VoIP
7 8 (15.38%) SAN
8 7 (13.46%) SSL
8 7 (13.46%) WAN
9 6 (11.54%) VLAN
10 5 (9.62%) Internet
10 5 (9.62%) LAN
11 4 (7.69%) Skype
12 3 (5.77%) MPLS
12 3 (5.77%) Network Security
12 3 (5.77%) Wi-Fi
13 2 (3.85%) 4G
13 2 (3.85%) BGP
13 2 (3.85%) Extranet
13 2 (3.85%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.69%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.85%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (1.92%) MySQL
3 1 (1.92%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 3 (5.77%) MSI
2 1 (1.92%) Eclipse
2 1 (1.92%) JIRA
General
1 19 (36.54%) Finance
1 19 (36.54%) Social Skills
2 7 (13.46%) Presentation Skills
2 7 (13.46%) Telecoms
3 6 (11.54%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (5.77%) Advertising
4 3 (5.77%) Electronics
4 3 (5.77%) Law
4 3 (5.77%) Manufacturing
4 3 (5.77%) Marketing
4 3 (5.77%) Public Sector
5 2 (3.85%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.92%) Banking
6 1 (1.92%) Games
6 1 (1.92%) Legal
6 1 (1.92%) Multimedia
6 1 (1.92%) Publishing
6 1 (1.92%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (23.08%) Analyst
2 10 (19.23%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 9 (17.31%) Support Analyst
4 7 (13.46%) Infrastructure Specialist
4 7 (13.46%) Service Analyst
4 7 (13.46%) Service Desk Analyst
5 4 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support
5 4 (7.69%) Azure Engineer
5 4 (7.69%) Citrix Specialist
5 4 (7.69%) Desktop Support
5 4 (7.69%) Service Desk Support
5 4 (7.69%) Service Desk Support Analyst
5 4 (7.69%) Windows Infrastructure Specialist
5 4 (7.69%) Windows Specialist
6 3 (5.77%) 1st/2nd Line Support
6 3 (5.77%) 1st/2nd Line Support Analyst
6 3 (5.77%) Active Directory Analyst
6 3 (5.77%) Active Directory Engineer
6 3 (5.77%) Active Directory Support
6 3 (5.77%) IT Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.92%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (13.46%) Video Conferencing
2 4 (7.69%) Data Centre
3 3 (5.77%) Management Information System
3 3 (5.77%) Mobile App
3 3 (5.77%) Self-Motivation
3 3 (5.77%) User Experience
4 2 (3.85%) CMDB
4 2 (3.85%) Driving Licence
4 2 (3.85%) Smartphone
5 1 (1.92%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.92%) Cloud Native
5 1 (1.92%) Fat Client
5 1 (1.92%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (1.92%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (1.92%) iPad
5 1 (1.92%) Mobile Computing
5 1 (1.92%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 43 (82.69%) Windows
2 25 (48.08%) Windows Server
3 23 (44.23%) Windows 10
4 16 (30.77%) Windows Server 2012
5 10 (19.23%) Windows 7
6 7 (13.46%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (11.54%) Apple iOS
8 5 (9.62%) Mac OS
9 4 (7.69%) Android
9 4 (7.69%) Linux
9 4 (7.69%) Windows 8
10 2 (3.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (3.85%) Windows Server 2016
10 2 (3.85%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (32.69%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 16 (30.77%) Disaster Recovery
3 13 (25.00%) Business Continuity
4 12 (23.08%) ITSM
5 10 (19.23%) Patch Management
6 9 (17.31%) ITIL
7 7 (13.46%) BCP
7 7 (13.46%) Business Continuity Planning
7 7 (13.46%) Infrastructure Monitoring
8 5 (9.62%) Mathematics
8 5 (9.62%) Migration
8 5 (9.62%) Multi-Factor Authentication
8 5 (9.62%) Proactive Management
9 4 (7.69%) Information Security
9 4 (7.69%) Mobile Device Management
9 4 (7.69%) Service Delivery
9 4 (7.69%) Task Automation
10 3 (5.77%) Application Packaging
10 3 (5.77%) Auto-Scaling
10 3 (5.77%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (28.85%) PowerShell
2 7 (13.46%) SQL
2 7 (13.46%) VB
3 1 (1.92%) Bash Shell
3 1 (1.92%) C
3 1 (1.92%) PHP
3 1 (1.92%) Python
Qualifications
1 10 (19.23%) Degree
2 9 (17.31%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (11.54%) MCSE
4 3 (5.77%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (5.77%) MCSA
5 2 (3.85%) MCP
6 1 (1.92%) CCNA
6 1 (1.92%) CCNP
6 1 (1.92%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.92%) VCP6
6 1 (1.92%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.92%) Cyber Essentials
2 1 (1.92%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
2 1 (1.92%) SLA
System Software
1 35 (67.31%) Active Directory
2 25 (48.08%) Hyper-V
2 25 (48.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (17.31%) XenDesktop
4 8 (15.38%) vSphere
5 4 (7.69%) XenApp
6 3 (5.77%) Microsoft App-V
6 3 (5.77%) Virtual Desktop
7 2 (3.85%) Terminal Services
8 1 (1.92%) Shibboleth
8 1 (1.92%) StorNext
8 1 (1.92%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (1.92%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (1.92%) VMware Workstation
8 1 (1.92%) Xsan
Systems Management
1 9 (17.31%) Microsoft Intune
2 6 (11.54%) SCCM
3 5 (9.62%) WSUS
4 1 (1.92%) Active Directory Federation Services
4 1 (1.92%) AirWatch
4 1 (1.92%) Jamf Pro
4 1 (1.92%) Single Sign-On
4 1 (1.92%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 43 (82.69%) Microsoft
2 25 (48.08%) VMware
3 18 (34.62%) Citrix
4 14 (26.92%) SonicWALL
5 12 (23.08%) Dell
6 8 (15.38%) Cisco
6 8 (15.38%) HP
6 8 (15.38%) Sophos
7 7 (13.46%) Avaya
8 4 (7.69%) Canon
8 4 (7.69%) SAP
8 4 (7.69%) Xerox
9 3 (5.77%) Fortinet
9 3 (5.77%) iManage
9 3 (5.77%) Intapp
9 3 (5.77%) Meraki
9 3 (5.77%) MobileIron
9 3 (5.77%) Nimble Storage
9 3 (5.77%) Polycom
9 3 (5.77%) Veeam