Period
to 22 August 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 22 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Remote Desktop
England > North West
6 months to
22 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 330 333 322
Rank change year-on-year +3 -11 -33
Permanent jobs citing Remote Desktop 36 45 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.30% 0.34% 0.26%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.97% 2.18% 1.68%
Number of salaries quoted 26 37 20
North West median annual salary £26,000 £31,000 £27,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -16.13% +11.71% +0.91%
10th Percentile £20,000 £23,700 £18,250
90th Percentile £43,125 £43,750 £38,750
England median annual salary £35,000 £37,500 £31,000
% change year-on-year -6.67% +20.97% +5.08%

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 1,823 2,064 1,788
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 15.03% 15.66% 15.44%
Number of salaries quoted 1,480 1,669 1,495
North West median annual salary £41,000 £38,500 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.49% +1.32% +1.33%
10th Percentile £21,250 £22,750 £22,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £57,500 £57,500
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 22 August 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 22 August 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 -28 17 £20,000 -39.85%
Manchester +33 14 £27,750 +4.72% 4
Lancashire - 4 £23,500 - 2
Merseyside +13 1 £31,500 -
Remote Desktop
England

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 (88.89%) Active Directory
2 29 (80.56%) Microsoft
3 25 (69.44%) Windows
4 22 (61.11%) VPN
5 21 (58.33%) Windows Server 2008
6 19 (52.78%) DNS
6 19 (52.78%) VMware
7 18 (50.00%) Windows Server
8 16 (44.44%) ITIL
9 13 (36.11%) Citrix
9 13 (36.11%) Disaster Recovery
10 12 (33.33%) MS Exchange
10 12 (33.33%) LAN
10 12 (33.33%) WAN
10 12 (33.33%) XenApp
11 11 (30.56%) Office 365
11 11 (30.56%) Windows Server 2012
12 10 (27.78%) Hyper-V
12 10 (27.78%) Wireless
13 9 (25.00%) Finance
13 9 (25.00%) Service Management
13 9 (25.00%) Cisco
13 9 (25.00%) DHCP
13 9 (25.00%) XenDesktop
14 8 (22.22%) Veeam
14 8 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2013
14 8 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2010
14 8 (22.22%) SharePoint
14 8 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
15 7 (19.44%) SAN

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 12 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 8 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2010
2 8 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2013
2 8 (22.22%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (2.78%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 3 (8.33%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 11 (30.56%) Office 365
2 1 (2.78%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 22 (61.11%) VPN
2 19 (52.78%) DNS
3 12 (33.33%) LAN
3 12 (33.33%) WAN
4 10 (27.78%) Wireless
5 9 (25.00%) DHCP
6 7 (19.44%) Firewall
6 7 (19.44%) SAN
6 7 (19.44%) VoIP
7 6 (16.67%) 802.11
7 6 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
7 6 (16.67%) Ethernet
7 6 (16.67%) IP Telephony
7 6 (16.67%) IPsec
7 6 (16.67%) iSCSI
7 6 (16.67%) MPLS
7 6 (16.67%) Network Security
7 6 (16.67%) SSL
7 6 (16.67%) Wireshark
7 6 (16.67%) xDSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 3 (8.33%) MySQL
3 2 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 9 (25.00%) Finance
2 7 (19.44%) Retail
3 6 (16.67%) Manufacturing
4 3 (8.33%) Legal
5 2 (5.56%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 8 (22.22%) Analyst
2 7 (19.44%) 2nd Line Support
2 7 (19.44%) Service Desk Technician
3 5 (13.89%) 1st/2nd Line Support
3 5 (13.89%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
3 5 (13.89%) IT Support
3 5 (13.89%) Support Analyst
3 5 (13.89%) Support Engineer
4 4 (11.11%) 1st/2nd Line Support Analyst
4 4 (11.11%) IT Analyst
4 4 (11.11%) IT Engineer
4 4 (11.11%) Systems Engineer
5 3 (8.33%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 3 (8.33%) Desktop Support
5 3 (8.33%) Operations Engineer
5 3 (8.33%) Windows Engineer
5 3 (8.33%) Windows Systems Engineer
6 2 (5.56%) Cisco Analyst
6 2 (5.56%) VMware Engineer
6 2 (5.56%) Wintel Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (16.67%) 802.1X
2 1 (2.78%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.89%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 25 (69.44%) Windows
2 21 (58.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 18 (50.00%) Windows Server
4 11 (30.56%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (11.11%) Linux
6 3 (8.33%) Windows 10
6 3 (8.33%) Windows 7
7 1 (2.78%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (44.44%) ITIL
2 13 (36.11%) Disaster Recovery
3 9 (25.00%) Service Management
4 7 (19.44%) Business Continuity
4 7 (19.44%) Cybersecurity
4 7 (19.44%) ITSM
5 5 (13.89%) Service Delivery
6 4 (11.11%) Document Management
6 4 (11.11%) Problem-Solving
7 3 (8.33%) High Availability
7 3 (8.33%) Infrastructure Monitoring
8 2 (5.56%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 1 (2.78%) CRM
9 1 (2.78%) IT Strategy
9 1 (2.78%) ITIL V3
9 1 (2.78%) Presales
9 1 (2.78%) Security Operations
9 1 (2.78%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 5 (13.89%) PowerShell
2 3 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (8.33%) CCNA
2 3 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (8.33%) MCITP
2 3 (8.33%) MCSE
3 2 (5.56%) MCTS
4 1 (2.78%) CCA
4 1 (2.78%) CISSP
4 1 (2.78%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (2.78%) MCP
4 1 (2.78%) MCSA
4 1 (2.78%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (13.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (11.11%) Cyber Essentials
3 1 (2.78%) ISO 9001
3 1 (2.78%) SLA
System Software
1 32 (88.89%) Active Directory
2 12 (33.33%) XenApp
3 10 (27.78%) Hyper-V
4 9 (25.00%) XenDesktop
5 6 (16.67%) Terminal Services
5 6 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
6 4 (11.11%) vSphere
7 3 (8.33%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (2.78%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 1 (2.78%) Backup Exec
1 1 (2.78%) SCCM
Vendors
1 29 (80.56%) Microsoft
2 19 (52.78%) VMware
3 13 (36.11%) Citrix
4 9 (25.00%) Cisco
5 8 (22.22%) Veeam
6 6 (16.67%) Juniper
6 6 (16.67%) Nimble Storage
7 1 (2.78%) Apple
7 1 (2.78%) Avaya
7 1 (2.78%) Sage
7 1 (2.78%) SolarWinds