Period
to 14 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 14 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Remote Desktop
England > North West
6 months to
14 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 327 349 302
Rank change year-on-year +22 -47 -3
Permanent jobs citing Remote Desktop 33 22 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.28% 0.17% 0.43%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.61% 1.12% 2.84%
Number of salaries quoted 25 16 38
North West median annual salary £25,000 £32,500 £27,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -23.08% +17.12% +0.91%
10th Percentile £20,000 £22,500 £18,250
90th Percentile £42,100 £53,125 £37,250
England median annual salary £32,500 £34,000 £30,500
% change year-on-year -4.41% +11.48% -6.15%

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 North West with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
North West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 2,048 1,965 1,901
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 17.43% 14.78% 15.31%
Number of salaries quoted 1,680 1,576 1,580
North West median annual salary £42,500 £39,000 £39,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.97% -0.64% +4.67%
10th Percentile £21,500 £22,000 £21,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £58,750 £56,250
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

Remote Desktop
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing Remote Desktop as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for Remote Desktop in the North West

Remote Desktop
Salary Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Remote Desktop in the North West.

Salary trend for Remote Desktop in the North West

Remote Desktop
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Remote Desktop in the North West over the 6 months to 14 November 2018.

Salary histogram for Remote Desktop in the North West

Remote Desktop
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Remote Desktop within the North West region over the 6 months to 14 November 2018. 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
Cheshire +21 15 £20,000 -46.67%
Manchester +9 14 £28,000 -13.85% 4
Lancashire - 3 £23,500 -
Merseyside - 1 £31,500 -
Remote Desktop
England

For the 6 months to 14 November 2018, 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 North West region with a requirement for Remote Desktop.

1 32 (96.97%) Active Directory
2 27 (81.82%) Microsoft
3 23 (69.70%) VPN
4 20 (60.61%) Windows
5 18 (54.55%) VMware
6 16 (48.48%) ITIL
6 16 (48.48%) Windows Server
7 14 (42.42%) LAN
7 14 (42.42%) WAN
7 14 (42.42%) Windows Server 2008
8 13 (39.39%) DNS
8 13 (39.39%) MS Exchange
8 13 (39.39%) Disaster Recovery
9 12 (36.36%) Office 365
10 11 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
10 11 (33.33%) Cisco
10 11 (33.33%) Citrix
11 10 (30.30%) Hyper-V
11 10 (30.30%) XenApp
12 9 (27.27%) XenDesktop
12 9 (27.27%) SharePoint
12 9 (27.27%) Wireless
13 8 (24.24%) Service Management
13 8 (24.24%) Firewall
13 8 (24.24%) ITSM
13 8 (24.24%) VoIP
13 8 (24.24%) Business Continuity
14 7 (21.21%) Exchange Server 2010
14 7 (21.21%) Microsoft Office
14 7 (21.21%) Finance

Remote Desktop
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 13 (39.39%) MS Exchange
2 9 (27.27%) SharePoint
3 7 (21.21%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (21.21%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (9.09%) Skype for Business
5 1 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (3.03%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 7 (21.21%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 12 (36.36%) Office 365
2 1 (3.03%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 23 (69.70%) VPN
2 14 (42.42%) LAN
2 14 (42.42%) WAN
3 13 (39.39%) DNS
4 9 (27.27%) Wireless
5 8 (24.24%) Firewall
5 8 (24.24%) VoIP
6 6 (18.18%) DHCP
6 6 (18.18%) TCP/IP
7 5 (15.15%) 802.11
7 5 (15.15%) Ethernet
7 5 (15.15%) IP Telephony
7 5 (15.15%) IPsec
7 5 (15.15%) iSCSI
7 5 (15.15%) MPLS
7 5 (15.15%) Network Security
7 5 (15.15%) SAN
7 5 (15.15%) SNMP
7 5 (15.15%) SSL
7 5 (15.15%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (15.15%) SQL Server
2 3 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (6.06%) Big Data
3 2 (6.06%) MySQL
General
1 7 (21.21%) Finance
2 5 (15.15%) Manufacturing
2 5 (15.15%) Retail
3 3 (9.09%) Legal
Job Titles
1 8 (24.24%) Service Desk Technician
2 7 (21.21%) Analyst
3 6 (18.18%) 2nd Line Support
4 5 (15.15%) Desktop Support
5 4 (12.12%) 1st/2nd Line Support
5 4 (12.12%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
5 4 (12.12%) IT Analyst
5 4 (12.12%) IT Support
5 4 (12.12%) Support Analyst
6 3 (9.09%) 1st/2nd Line Support Analyst
6 3 (9.09%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 3 (9.09%) Desktop Engineer
6 3 (9.09%) Operations Engineer
6 3 (9.09%) Support Engineer
7 2 (6.06%) Active Directory Engineer
7 2 (6.06%) Cisco Analyst
7 2 (6.06%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 2 (6.06%) IT Engineer
7 2 (6.06%) Windows Systems Engineer
7 2 (6.06%) Wintel Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (15.15%) 802.1X
2 1 (3.03%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (15.15%) Data Centre
2 3 (9.09%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.03%) Blackberry
3 1 (3.03%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 20 (60.61%) Windows
2 16 (48.48%) Windows Server
3 14 (42.42%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (9.09%) Android
5 3 (9.09%) Windows 10
6 2 (6.06%) Linux
7 1 (3.03%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (48.48%) ITIL
2 13 (39.39%) Disaster Recovery
3 8 (24.24%) Business Continuity
3 8 (24.24%) ITSM
3 8 (24.24%) Service Management
4 6 (18.18%) Cybersecurity
4 6 (18.18%) Problem-Solving
4 6 (18.18%) Service Delivery
5 4 (12.12%) Document Management
5 4 (12.12%) Mobile Device Management
6 2 (6.06%) Change Control
6 2 (6.06%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (3.03%) Application Packaging
7 1 (3.03%) Application Virtualisation
7 1 (3.03%) Customer Requirements
7 1 (3.03%) Desktop Virtualisation
7 1 (3.03%) IT Strategy
7 1 (3.03%) Line Management
7 1 (3.03%) Multi-Factor Authentication
7 1 (3.03%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.06%) PowerShell
1 2 (6.06%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (21.21%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (6.06%) CCA
2 2 (6.06%) CCNA
2 2 (6.06%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (6.06%) Citrix Certification
2 2 (6.06%) MCITP
2 2 (6.06%) MCSA
2 2 (6.06%) MCSE
2 2 (6.06%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (3.03%) DBS Check
3 1 (3.03%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.12%) Cyber Essentials
1 4 (12.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (6.06%) SLA
System Software
1 32 (96.97%) Active Directory
2 10 (30.30%) Hyper-V
2 10 (30.30%) XenApp
3 9 (27.27%) XenDesktop
4 4 (12.12%) Terminal Services
5 3 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (6.06%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (6.06%) vSphere
7 1 (3.03%) BitLocker
7 1 (3.03%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (3.03%) Virtual Desktop
7 1 (3.03%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 3 (9.09%) DameWare
1 3 (9.09%) SCCM
2 1 (3.03%) AirWatch
2 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (3.03%) SCDPM
2 1 (3.03%) SCOrch
2 1 (3.03%) SCSM
2 1 (3.03%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 27 (81.82%) Microsoft
2 18 (54.55%) VMware
3 11 (33.33%) Cisco
3 11 (33.33%) Citrix
4 6 (18.18%) Veeam
5 5 (15.15%) Juniper
5 5 (15.15%) Nimble Storage
6 3 (9.09%) Dell
6 3 (9.09%) HP
7 2 (6.06%) Remedy
8 1 (3.03%) MobileIron
8 1 (3.03%) Sage