Period
to 17 January 2019

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 17 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Remote Desktop
England > North West
6 months to
17 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 309 351 316
Rank change year-on-year +42 -35 -22
Permanent jobs citing Remote Desktop 30 20 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.28% 0.16% 0.42%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.59% 1.12% 2.77%
Number of salaries quoted 27 14 43
North West median annual salary £28,500 £32,500 £27,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.31% +20.37% -14.29%
10th Percentile £20,000 £28,550 £19,713
90th Percentile £55,400 £51,375 £36,800
England median annual salary £35,000 £32,500 £31,500
% change year-on-year +7.69% +3.17% -3.08%

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 1,884 1,793 1,877
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 17.75% 14.18% 15.18%
Number of salaries quoted 1,576 1,426 1,514
North West median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% +5.26% +1.33%
10th Percentile £22,625 £22,000 £21,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £61,250 £55,850
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 17 January 2019.

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 17 January 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
Manchester +6 14 £41,500 +27.69% 2
Cheshire +43 10 £20,000 -60.00% 2
Lancashire - 5 £28,500 -
Cumbria +5 1 £14,300 -43.37%
Remote Desktop
England

For the 6 months to 17 January 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 North West region with a requirement for Remote Desktop.

1 28 (93.33%) Active Directory
2 26 (86.67%) Microsoft
3 20 (66.67%) Windows
4 16 (53.33%) VMware
5 14 (46.67%) Windows Server
6 13 (43.33%) Office 365
7 11 (36.67%) Windows Server 2012
7 11 (36.67%) Windows Server 2008
7 11 (36.67%) MS Exchange
7 11 (36.67%) VPN
8 10 (33.33%) ITIL
8 10 (33.33%) Hyper-V
9 9 (30.00%) Microsoft Office
9 9 (30.00%) Citrix
10 8 (26.67%) WAN
10 8 (26.67%) LAN
10 8 (26.67%) SQL Server
10 8 (26.67%) Disaster Recovery
10 8 (26.67%) Firewall
10 8 (26.67%) XenApp
10 8 (26.67%) XenDesktop
10 8 (26.67%) Windows 10
11 7 (23.33%) VMware Infrastructure
11 7 (23.33%) Microsoft Certification
11 7 (23.33%) DNS
12 6 (20.00%) Cisco
12 6 (20.00%) MySQL
12 6 (20.00%) Linux
12 6 (20.00%) SharePoint
12 6 (20.00%) HP

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 11 (36.67%) MS Exchange
2 6 (20.00%) SharePoint
3 4 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2013
3 4 (13.33%) IIS
4 3 (10.00%) Skype for Business
5 1 (3.33%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 9 (30.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 13 (43.33%) Office 365
2 6 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (13.33%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (10.00%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 11 (36.67%) VPN
2 8 (26.67%) Firewall
2 8 (26.67%) LAN
2 8 (26.67%) WAN
3 7 (23.33%) DNS
4 5 (16.67%) Broadband
4 5 (16.67%) VoIP
5 4 (13.33%) Internet
5 4 (13.33%) TCP/IP
6 3 (10.00%) Cisco IOS
6 3 (10.00%) Skype
6 3 (10.00%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (6.67%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (6.67%) IP Telephony
7 2 (6.67%) IPsec
7 2 (6.67%) iSCSI
7 2 (6.67%) Network Security
7 2 (6.67%) Wireless
7 2 (6.67%) Wireshark
7 2 (6.67%) xDSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (26.67%) SQL Server
2 6 (20.00%) MySQL
3 2 (6.67%) Big Data
3 2 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (13.33%) Git (software)
General
1 4 (13.33%) Finance
2 2 (6.67%) Manufacturing
2 2 (6.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (20.00%) Support Engineer
2 5 (16.67%) Service Desk Technician
3 4 (13.33%) Cloud Engineer
3 4 (13.33%) Senior Cloud Engineer
4 3 (10.00%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
4 3 (10.00%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
4 3 (10.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 3 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support
4 3 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 3 (10.00%) Architect
4 3 (10.00%) Desktop Engineer
4 3 (10.00%) Desktop Support
4 3 (10.00%) IT Engineer
4 3 (10.00%) Operations Engineer
4 3 (10.00%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (6.67%) Analyst
5 2 (6.67%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Systems Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Windows Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Windows Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.67%) 802.1X
2 1 (3.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.33%) Driving Licence
2 3 (10.00%) Blackberry
2 3 (10.00%) Data Centre
2 3 (10.00%) User Experience
2 3 (10.00%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 20 (66.67%) Windows
2 14 (46.67%) Windows Server
3 11 (36.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (36.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (26.67%) Windows 10
5 6 (20.00%) Linux
6 4 (13.33%) Windows 7
7 3 (10.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (33.33%) ITIL
2 8 (26.67%) Disaster Recovery
3 6 (20.00%) Mobile Device Management
3 6 (20.00%) Service Delivery
4 5 (16.67%) Business Continuity
4 5 (16.67%) Cybersecurity
4 5 (16.67%) ITSM
4 5 (16.67%) Service Management
5 4 (13.33%) Configuration Management
5 4 (13.33%) Performance Management
5 4 (13.33%) Technical Leadership
6 3 (10.00%) Application Packaging
6 3 (10.00%) Application Virtualisation
6 3 (10.00%) Customer Requirements
6 3 (10.00%) Desktop Virtualisation
6 3 (10.00%) IT Strategy
6 3 (10.00%) Multi-Factor Authentication
6 3 (10.00%) Presales
6 3 (10.00%) Problem-Solving
6 3 (10.00%) Thought Leadership
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.67%) PowerShell
1 2 (6.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (23.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (16.67%) MCSE
3 4 (13.33%) MCITP
4 1 (3.33%) CCA
4 1 (3.33%) CCNA
4 1 (3.33%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (3.33%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (3.33%) DBS Check
4 1 (3.33%) MCSA
4 1 (3.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.67%) Cyber Essentials
1 2 (6.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (3.33%) SLA
System Software
1 28 (93.33%) Active Directory
2 10 (33.33%) Hyper-V
3 8 (26.67%) XenApp
3 8 (26.67%) XenDesktop
4 7 (23.33%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (10.00%) BitLocker
5 3 (10.00%) Microsoft App-V
5 3 (10.00%) Virtual Desktop
5 3 (10.00%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (6.67%) Terminal Services
6 2 (6.67%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (6.67%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (13.33%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (13.33%) Puppet
2 3 (10.00%) AirWatch
2 3 (10.00%) DameWare
2 3 (10.00%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 3 (10.00%) Microsoft Intune
2 3 (10.00%) SCCM
2 3 (10.00%) SCDPM
2 3 (10.00%) SCOrch
2 3 (10.00%) SCSM
2 3 (10.00%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 26 (86.67%) Microsoft
2 16 (53.33%) VMware
3 9 (30.00%) Citrix
4 6 (20.00%) Cisco
4 6 (20.00%) HP
4 6 (20.00%) Veeam
5 3 (10.00%) Dell
5 3 (10.00%) MobileIron
5 3 (10.00%) NETGEAR
5 3 (10.00%) SonicWALL
5 3 (10.00%) WatchGuard
6 2 (6.67%) Juniper
6 2 (6.67%) Nimble Storage
6 2 (6.67%) Remedy
7 1 (3.33%) Sage