Period
to 25 May 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 25 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Remote Desktop
England > North West
6 months to
25 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 347 310 329
Rank change year-on-year -37 +19 -26
Permanent jobs citing Remote Desktop 25 48 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.20% 0.39% 0.13%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.54% 2.64% 0.90%
Number of salaries quoted 19 43 13
North West median annual salary £30,500 £29,000 £26,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.17% +11.54% -5.45%
10th Percentile £20,800 £21,250 £20,750
90th Percentile £52,500 £43,750 £43,750
England median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £31,000
% change year-on-year +7.14% +12.90% +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 1,625 1,821 1,667
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 13.21% 14.73% 14.99%
Number of salaries quoted 1,275 1,421 1,387
North West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.67% -
10th Percentile £22,000 £23,250 £21,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £57,500 £57,500
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +1.12%

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 25 May 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 25 May 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 -51 11 £50,000 +50.38%
Manchester +5 9 £28,500 +18.75% 3
Lancashire - 3 £23,500 - 2
Cumbria -10 1 £25,250 -15.83%
Remote Desktop
England

For the 6 months to 25 May 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 25 (100.00%) Windows
2 20 (80.00%) Active Directory
3 19 (76.00%) DNS
4 18 (72.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 17 (68.00%) Microsoft
6 15 (60.00%) VMware
7 14 (56.00%) Windows Server
8 11 (44.00%) Citrix
9 10 (40.00%) PowerShell
9 10 (40.00%) Office 365
10 9 (36.00%) Hyper-V
10 9 (36.00%) VMware Infrastructure
10 9 (36.00%) Microsoft Certification
11 8 (32.00%) Terminal Services
11 8 (32.00%) VPN
11 8 (32.00%) Linux
11 8 (32.00%) SQL
11 8 (32.00%) SQL Server
11 8 (32.00%) WAN
11 8 (32.00%) DHCP
11 8 (32.00%) XenApp
11 8 (32.00%) vSphere
12 7 (28.00%) Windows Server 2012
12 7 (28.00%) VMware ESXi
12 7 (28.00%) High Availability
12 7 (28.00%) LAN
12 7 (28.00%) MySQL
12 7 (28.00%) MCSE
12 7 (28.00%) ITIL
12 7 (28.00%) Infrastructure Monitoring

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 5 (20.00%) MS Exchange
2 4 (16.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (16.00%) SharePoint
3 3 (12.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 10 (40.00%) Office 365
2 1 (4.00%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (4.00%) G Suite
2 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 19 (76.00%) DNS
2 8 (32.00%) DHCP
2 8 (32.00%) VPN
2 8 (32.00%) WAN
3 7 (28.00%) LAN
4 5 (20.00%) Firewall
4 5 (20.00%) MPLS
4 5 (20.00%) VoIP
5 4 (16.00%) SAN
5 4 (16.00%) Wireless
6 3 (12.00%) 802.11
6 3 (12.00%) Cisco ASA
6 3 (12.00%) Ethernet
6 3 (12.00%) IP Telephony
6 3 (12.00%) IPsec
6 3 (12.00%) iSCSI
6 3 (12.00%) Network Security
6 3 (12.00%) SNMP
6 3 (12.00%) SSL
6 3 (12.00%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (32.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (28.00%) MySQL
General
1 4 (16.00%) Finance
1 4 (16.00%) Retail
2 3 (12.00%) Local Government
2 3 (12.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 8 (32.00%) Systems Engineer
2 7 (28.00%) Operations Engineer
2 7 (28.00%) Windows Engineer
2 7 (28.00%) Windows Systems Engineer
3 6 (24.00%) Support Engineer
4 4 (16.00%) Administrator
5 3 (12.00%) 2nd Line Support
5 3 (12.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 3 (12.00%) Analyst
5 3 (12.00%) Desktop Engineer
5 3 (12.00%) Desktop Support
5 3 (12.00%) Hyper-V Administrator
5 3 (12.00%) IT Engineer
5 3 (12.00%) IT Support
5 3 (12.00%) Office 365 Administrator
5 3 (12.00%) Server Administrator
5 3 (12.00%) Systems Administrator
5 3 (12.00%) VMware Engineer
6 2 (8.00%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
6 2 (8.00%) IT Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (12.00%) 802.1X
2 1 (4.00%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (4.00%) iPhone
2 1 (4.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 25 (100.00%) Windows
2 18 (72.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 14 (56.00%) Windows Server
4 8 (32.00%) Linux
5 7 (28.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (16.00%) Windows 10
7 3 (12.00%) Windows 7
8 1 (4.00%) Android
8 1 (4.00%) Mac OS
8 1 (4.00%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (28.00%) High Availability
1 7 (28.00%) Infrastructure Monitoring
1 7 (28.00%) ITIL
2 6 (24.00%) Cybersecurity
3 4 (16.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (16.00%) Service Management
4 3 (12.00%) Security Operations
4 3 (12.00%) Service Delivery
4 3 (12.00%) SIEM
5 2 (8.00%) Presales
6 1 (4.00%) Application Virtualisation
6 1 (4.00%) Customer Requirements
6 1 (4.00%) Data Protection
6 1 (4.00%) Desktop Virtualisation
6 1 (4.00%) IT Strategy
6 1 (4.00%) ITIL V3
6 1 (4.00%) Mobile Device Management
6 1 (4.00%) Multi-Factor Authentication
6 1 (4.00%) Problem-Solving
6 1 (4.00%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (40.00%) PowerShell
2 8 (32.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (36.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (28.00%) MCSE
3 2 (8.00%) CCNA
3 2 (8.00%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (8.00%) MCITP
3 2 (8.00%) MCTS
4 1 (4.00%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (12.00%) ISO 9001
2 3 (12.00%) SLA
3 2 (8.00%) Cyber Essentials
3 2 (8.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 20 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 9 (36.00%) Hyper-V
2 9 (36.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (32.00%) Terminal Services
3 8 (32.00%) vSphere
3 8 (32.00%) XenApp
4 7 (28.00%) VMware ESXi
5 5 (20.00%) XenDesktop
6 1 (4.00%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (4.00%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (4.00%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (4.00%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 3 (12.00%) SCCM
2 1 (4.00%) Backup Exec
2 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (4.00%) SCDPM
2 1 (4.00%) SCOrch
2 1 (4.00%) SCSM
2 1 (4.00%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 17 (68.00%) Microsoft
2 15 (60.00%) VMware
3 11 (44.00%) Citrix
4 5 (20.00%) Cisco
4 5 (20.00%) Veeam
5 3 (12.00%) Juniper
5 3 (12.00%) Nimble Storage
5 3 (12.00%) SolarWinds
6 1 (4.00%) Apple
6 1 (4.00%) Avaya
6 1 (4.00%) ConnectWise
6 1 (4.00%) Draytek
6 1 (4.00%) Fortinet
6 1 (4.00%) SonicWALL