Period
to 20 October 2021

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

Remote Desktop
England > Midlands
6 months to
20 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 279 181 264
Rank change year-on-year -98 +83 +64
Permanent jobs citing Remote Desktop 50 23 68
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the Midlands 0.47% 0.58% 0.61%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.43% 3.53% 3.20%
Number of salaries quoted 43 23 40
10th Percentile £25,000 £27,250 £23,500
25th Percentile £26,750 £31,250 £29,375
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £32,500 £42,500 £39,535
Median % change year-on-year -23.53% +7.50% -1.16%
75th Percentile £45,000 £47,500 £47,500
90th Percentile £48,750 £55,000 "
England median annual salary £40,000 £36,500 £31,000
% change year-on-year +9.59% +17.74% -6.06%

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 the Midlands with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 1,458 651 2,127
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 13.76% 16.30% 19.02%
Number of salaries quoted 1,168 501 1,572
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £24,275
25th Percentile £32,500 £33,266 £29,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £43,000 £42,500 £42,000
Median % change year-on-year +1.18% +1.19% +5.00%
75th Percentile £54,000 £53,750 £53,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £63,000 £63,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £52,000 £47,000
% change year-on-year -3.85% +10.64% -1.05%

Remote Desktop
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Remote Desktop in the Midlands

Remote Desktop
Salary Trend in the Midlands

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

Salary trend for Remote Desktop in the Midlands

Remote Desktop
Salary Histogram in the Midlands

Salary distribution for jobs citing Remote Desktop in the Midlands over the 6 months to 20 October 2021.

Salary histogram for Remote Desktop in the Midlands

Remote Desktop
Job Locations in the Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Remote Desktop within the Midlands region over the 6 months to 20 October 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
West Midlands -87 41 £33,750 -20.59% 8
East Midlands -64 9 £32,500 -4.41% 4
Remote Desktop
England

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 Midlands region with a requirement for Remote Desktop.

1 35 (70.00%) Windows
2 32 (64.00%) Microsoft
2 32 (64.00%) Active Directory
2 32 (64.00%) Microsoft 365
3 26 (52.00%) Firewall
4 22 (44.00%) Social Skills
5 20 (40.00%) Windows Server
6 17 (34.00%) MS Exchange
7 15 (30.00%) DNS
7 15 (30.00%) Windows 10
8 14 (28.00%) Hyper-V
8 14 (28.00%) Citrix
9 13 (26.00%) Cisco
9 13 (26.00%) WAN
9 13 (26.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 12 (24.00%) Azure
10 12 (24.00%) Windows Server 2012
10 12 (24.00%) LAN
10 12 (24.00%) VPN
10 12 (24.00%) SAN
10 12 (24.00%) Disaster Recovery
11 11 (22.00%) DHCP
11 11 (22.00%) Windows Server 2019
12 10 (20.00%) Driving Licence
13 9 (18.00%) VLAN
13 9 (18.00%) Replication
13 9 (18.00%) VMware
13 9 (18.00%) Patch Management
13 9 (18.00%) IaaS
13 9 (18.00%) Line Management

Remote Desktop
Co-occurring IT Skills in the Midlands 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 17 (34.00%) MS Exchange
2 8 (16.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (12.00%) SharePoint
4 5 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (6.00%) nginx
6 1 (2.00%) IIS
6 1 (2.00%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (6.00%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (4.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (4.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.00%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 32 (64.00%) Microsoft 365
2 12 (24.00%) Azure
3 9 (18.00%) IaaS
3 9 (18.00%) PaaS
3 9 (18.00%) SaaS
4 8 (16.00%) Google Workspace
5 3 (6.00%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (2.00%) Azure ExpressRoute
6 1 (2.00%) Power Automate
6 1 (2.00%) Power Platform
6 1 (2.00%) Slack
6 1 (2.00%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 26 (52.00%) Firewall
2 15 (30.00%) DNS
3 13 (26.00%) WAN
4 12 (24.00%) LAN
4 12 (24.00%) SAN
4 12 (24.00%) VPN
5 11 (22.00%) DHCP
6 9 (18.00%) VLAN
7 6 (12.00%) TCP/IP
7 6 (12.00%) Wi-Fi
8 4 (8.00%) MPLS
9 3 (6.00%) ADSL
9 3 (6.00%) Asterisk PBX
9 3 (6.00%) Reverse Proxy
9 3 (6.00%) Wireless
10 2 (4.00%) Broadband
10 2 (4.00%) Ethernet
10 2 (4.00%) IP Telephony
11 1 (2.00%) SSL
11 1 (2.00%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.00%) Azure SQL Database
2 1 (2.00%) FileMaker
2 1 (2.00%) Power BI
General
1 22 (44.00%) Social Skills
2 7 (14.00%) Games
2 7 (14.00%) Retail
3 6 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (12.00%) Telecoms
4 2 (4.00%) Finance
5 1 (2.00%) Back Office
5 1 (2.00%) Documentation Skills
5 1 (2.00%) Fire and Rescue
5 1 (2.00%) Legal
5 1 (2.00%) Organisational Skills
5 1 (2.00%) Presentation Skills
5 1 (2.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 10 (20.00%) Infrastructure Manager
2 8 (16.00%) Analyst
2 8 (16.00%) IT Engineer
2 8 (16.00%) Service Desk Engineer
3 7 (14.00%) Infrastructure Support
3 7 (14.00%) Infrastructure Support Manager
3 7 (14.00%) Service Analyst
3 7 (14.00%) Service Desk Analyst
3 7 (14.00%) Support Manager
4 5 (10.00%) Administrator
4 5 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 5 (10.00%) IT Administrator
4 5 (10.00%) IT Systems Administrator
4 5 (10.00%) Systems Administrator
5 4 (8.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 4 (8.00%) IT Analyst
5 4 (8.00%) Server Engineer
5 4 (8.00%) Windows Engineer
6 3 (6.00%) Project Analyst
6 3 (6.00%) Project Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 10 (20.00%) Driving Licence
2 9 (18.00%) Replication
3 8 (16.00%) Management Information System
4 5 (10.00%) Data Centre
4 5 (10.00%) Fat Client
4 5 (10.00%) Smartphone
4 5 (10.00%) Thin Client
5 3 (6.00%) Clustering
6 2 (4.00%) Self-Motivation
6 2 (4.00%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (2.00%) AS400
7 1 (2.00%) Client/Server
7 1 (2.00%) NHS
7 1 (2.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 35 (70.00%) Windows
2 20 (40.00%) Windows Server
3 15 (30.00%) Windows 10
4 12 (24.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 11 (22.00%) Windows Server 2019
6 8 (16.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (16.00%) Windows Server 2016
7 6 (12.00%) Linux
8 5 (10.00%) Windows 7
9 4 (8.00%) Windows Server 2003
10 3 (6.00%) Windows 8
11 2 (4.00%) Mac OS X
12 1 (2.00%) Android
12 1 (2.00%) Apple iOS
12 1 (2.00%) Mac OS
12 1 (2.00%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (26.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 12 (24.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 9 (18.00%) Capacity Planning
3 9 (18.00%) Line Management
3 9 (18.00%) Patch Management
4 8 (16.00%) Change Management
4 8 (16.00%) Mentoring
4 8 (16.00%) Problem Management
4 8 (16.00%) Problem-Solving
4 8 (16.00%) Process Improvement
5 7 (14.00%) Data Privacy
6 6 (12.00%) Security Patching
7 5 (10.00%) Decision-Making
7 5 (10.00%) Project Delivery
7 5 (10.00%) Root Cause Analysis
8 4 (8.00%) Incident Management
8 4 (8.00%) PRINCE2
9 3 (6.00%) ITIL
9 3 (6.00%) Project Management
10 2 (4.00%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 7 (14.00%) PowerShell
2 4 (8.00%) SQL
3 1 (2.00%) Bash Shell
3 1 (2.00%) C
3 1 (2.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 8 (16.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (8.00%) MCSA
3 3 (6.00%) MCITP
3 3 (6.00%) MCSE
3 3 (6.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (4.00%) MCP
5 1 (2.00%) CCNA
5 1 (2.00%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (2.00%) Degree
5 1 (2.00%) HNC
5 1 (2.00%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (12.00%) SLA
2 1 (2.00%) GDPR
2 1 (2.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.00%) NIST
2 1 (2.00%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.00%) QA
System Software
1 32 (64.00%) Active Directory
2 14 (28.00%) Hyper-V
3 8 (16.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (8.00%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (6.00%) Terminal Services
6 2 (4.00%) Virtual Desktop
7 1 (2.00%) BitLocker
7 1 (2.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (12.00%) SCCM
2 4 (8.00%) WSUS
3 3 (6.00%) HAProxy
3 3 (6.00%) Microsoft Clustering
3 3 (6.00%) Nagios
4 1 (2.00%) Jamf Pro
4 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (2.00%) Nessus
4 1 (2.00%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 32 (64.00%) Microsoft
2 14 (28.00%) Citrix
3 13 (26.00%) Cisco
4 9 (18.00%) VMware
5 6 (12.00%) Dell
5 6 (12.00%) ServiceNow
5 6 (12.00%) Veeam
6 3 (6.00%) Oracle
6 3 (6.00%) Ruckus Wireless
6 3 (6.00%) WatchGuard
7 2 (4.00%) Apple
7 2 (4.00%) Draytek
7 2 (4.00%) Palo Alto
7 2 (4.00%) SolarWinds
8 1 (2.00%) AlienVault
8 1 (2.00%) BMC
8 1 (2.00%) CA
8 1 (2.00%) HP
8 1 (2.00%) LogRhythm
8 1 (2.00%) Zerto