Period
to 22 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies 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 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Remote Desktop
UK
6 months to
22 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 755 777 814
Rank change year-on-year +22 +37 -50
Permanent jobs citing Remote Desktop 456 428 515
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.26% 0.24% 0.25%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.70% 1.47% 1.48%
Number of salaries quoted 362 341 415
UK median annual salary £34,500 £30,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.00% -7.69% +1.56%
10th Percentile £20,775 £20,563 £21,250
90th Percentile £53,750 £45,000 £50,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £32,500 £28,000 £31,000
% change year-on-year +16.07% -9.68% +3.33%

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 with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 26,788 29,171 34,890
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 15.21% 16.61% 16.62%
Number of salaries quoted 21,632 23,716 28,941
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £26,000 £25,750 £25,000
90th Percentile £73,750 £72,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,250 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +0.63% - -

Remote Desktop
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Remote Desktop as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Remote Desktop in the UK

Remote Desktop
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Remote Desktop in the UK

Remote Desktop
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Remote Desktop over the 6 months to 22 February 2018.

Salary histogram for Remote Desktop in the UK

Remote Desktop
Top 16 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Remote Desktop within the UK over the 6 months to 22 February 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
England +12 432 £32,500 +8.33% 76
UK excluding London +1 298 £32,500 +16.07% 66
London +26 148 £35,000 +4.48% 19
South East +46 85 £37,500 -13.79% 12
Midlands +18 74 £35,000 +11.11% 15
North of England -14 64 £29,500 +9.26% 18
East Midlands +26 37 £32,500 +30.00% 10
West Midlands +13 37 £50,000 +42.86% 5
South West +2 37 £21,000 -23.64% 6
Yorkshire +6 27 £28,500 - 13
East of England -35 27 £35,000 +37.25% 6
North West -16 23 £32,500 +35.42% 5
North East -2 14 £22,500 +2.27%
Wales +6 6 £51,250 +180.82% 1
Scotland -27 4 £28,750 - 8
Channel Islands - 2 £60,000 -

For the 6 months to 22 February 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 with a requirement for Remote Desktop.

1 374 (82.02%) Windows
2 326 (71.49%) Microsoft
3 314 (68.86%) Active Directory
4 236 (51.75%) Citrix
5 218 (47.81%) VMware
6 195 (42.76%) Windows Server
7 184 (40.35%) Office 365
8 160 (35.09%) VMware Infrastructure
9 144 (31.58%) DNS
10 143 (31.36%) Microsoft Office
11 132 (28.95%) ITIL
11 132 (28.95%) MS Exchange
12 122 (26.75%) Windows 10
13 117 (25.66%) XenApp
14 112 (24.56%) Hyper-V
15 111 (24.34%) Windows 7
16 110 (24.12%) Windows Server 2008
17 105 (23.03%) Microsoft Azure
17 105 (23.03%) Firewall
18 103 (22.59%) Microsoft Certification
19 95 (20.83%) DHCP
20 88 (19.30%) Windows Server 2012
21 82 (17.98%) SAN
22 81 (17.76%) VPN
23 80 (17.54%) SLA
24 78 (17.11%) Cisco
24 78 (17.11%) SCCM
25 74 (16.23%) XenDesktop
26 72 (15.79%) TCP/IP
27 71 (15.57%) SQL Server

Remote Desktop
Co-occurring IT Skills 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
1 132 (28.95%) MS Exchange
2 62 (13.60%) Exchange Server 2013
3 50 (10.96%) Exchange Server 2010
4 39 (8.55%) Skype for Business
5 35 (7.68%) SharePoint
6 30 (6.58%) IIS
7 13 (2.85%) Apache
8 10 (2.19%) Exchange Server 2007
9 5 (1.10%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 4 (0.88%) CMS
10 4 (0.88%) WordPress
11 3 (0.66%) IBM Domino
11 3 (0.66%) IBM Notes
12 2 (0.44%) Moodle
12 2 (0.44%) OpenStack
13 1 (0.22%) Elasticsearch
13 1 (0.22%) JBoss
13 1 (0.22%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 143 (31.36%) Microsoft Office
2 22 (4.82%) Microsoft Excel
3 21 (4.61%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 9 (1.97%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.66%) Adobe Illustrator
5 3 (0.66%) Photoshop
6 2 (0.44%) Microsoft Project
7 1 (0.22%) Acrobat
7 1 (0.22%) InDesign
7 1 (0.22%) Pro/ENGINEER
7 1 (0.22%) PTC Creo
7 1 (0.22%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.22%) Vectorworks
Business Applications
1 8 (1.75%) Visualfiles
2 6 (1.32%) Carpe Diem
2 6 (1.32%) Elite 3E
3 5 (1.10%) Sage 200
4 2 (0.44%) Eikon
4 2 (0.44%) Summit
5 1 (0.22%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 184 (40.35%) Office 365
2 105 (23.03%) Microsoft Azure
3 49 (10.75%) Azure Active Directory
4 28 (6.14%) Amazon AWS
5 18 (3.95%) Cloud Computing
5 18 (3.95%) PaaS
6 11 (2.41%) IaaS
7 9 (1.97%) OneDrive
8 8 (1.75%) SaaS
9 7 (1.54%) G Suite
10 6 (1.32%) Mimecast
10 6 (1.32%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 1 (0.22%) Amazon EC2
11 1 (0.22%) Amazon S3
11 1 (0.22%) Route 53
11 1 (0.22%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 144 (31.58%) DNS
2 105 (23.03%) Firewall
3 95 (20.83%) DHCP
4 82 (17.98%) SAN
5 81 (17.76%) VPN
6 72 (15.79%) TCP/IP
7 63 (13.82%) WAN
8 59 (12.94%) LAN
9 56 (12.28%) Skype
10 44 (9.65%) iSCSI
11 37 (8.11%) VoIP
12 32 (7.02%) NAS
12 32 (7.02%) Wireless
13 28 (6.14%) Fibre Channel
14 20 (4.39%) NetScaler
15 18 (3.95%) Internet
16 16 (3.51%) DDNS
17 14 (3.07%) Ethernet
17 14 (3.07%) IP Telephony
17 14 (3.07%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 71 (15.57%) SQL Server
2 25 (5.48%) MySQL
3 13 (2.85%) SQL Server 2016
4 8 (1.75%) Data Warehouse
5 6 (1.32%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (0.88%) Azure SQL Database
6 4 (0.88%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (0.66%) Amazon RDS
7 3 (0.66%) Power BI
8 2 (0.44%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (0.44%) SQL Server 2014
9 1 (0.22%) Big Data
9 1 (0.22%) GIS
9 1 (0.22%) MongoDB
9 1 (0.22%) Redis
9 1 (0.22%) Spatial Data
9 1 (0.22%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 3 (0.66%) Visual Studio Team System
2 1 (0.22%) JIRA
2 1 (0.22%) TeamCity
General
1 50 (10.96%) Finance
1 50 (10.96%) Legal
2 29 (6.36%) Retail
3 24 (5.26%) Back Office
3 24 (5.26%) Law
4 21 (4.61%) Manufacturing
5 6 (1.32%) Advertising
6 5 (1.10%) Banking
7 4 (0.88%) Financial Institution
7 4 (0.88%) Telecoms
8 2 (0.44%) French Language
8 2 (0.44%) Front Office
8 2 (0.44%) Marketing
8 2 (0.44%) Retail Finance
9 1 (0.22%) Billing
9 1 (0.22%) Electronics
9 1 (0.22%) Games
9 1 (0.22%) Italian Language
9 1 (0.22%) Local Government
9 1 (0.22%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 111 (24.34%) Analyst
2 80 (17.54%) Support Engineer
3 65 (14.25%) Desktop Support
3 65 (14.25%) IT Support
4 63 (13.82%) Consultant
5 54 (11.84%) Support Analyst
6 48 (10.53%) 2nd Line Support
7 47 (10.31%) IT Engineer
7 47 (10.31%) Service Desk Analyst
8 46 (10.09%) Service Analyst
9 34 (7.46%) 2nd Line Engineer
9 34 (7.46%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 34 (7.46%) Technical Consultant
10 32 (7.02%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 32 (7.02%) IT Analyst
11 26 (5.70%) Administrator
11 26 (5.70%) Senior Analyst
11 26 (5.70%) VMware Engineer
12 25 (5.48%) 3rd Line Support
12 25 (5.48%) IT Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (2.41%) Web Services
2 6 (1.32%) Django
2 6 (1.32%) React
3 5 (1.10%) .NET
3 5 (1.10%) AngularJS
4 4 (0.88%) .NET Framework
5 2 (0.44%) WSH
6 1 (0.22%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.22%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (0.22%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 1 (0.22%) COM
6 1 (0.22%) LINQ
6 1 (0.22%) SOAP
6 1 (0.22%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 59 (12.94%) Data Centre
2 34 (7.46%) User Experience
3 30 (6.58%) Clustering
4 17 (3.73%) Driving Licence
4 17 (3.73%) Public Cloud
5 14 (3.07%) Blackberry
6 13 (2.85%) Analytical Skills
7 12 (2.63%) Handset
8 11 (2.41%) Fat Client
8 11 (2.41%) Thin Client
9 9 (1.97%) iPhone
9 9 (1.97%) Management Information System
9 9 (1.97%) NHS
10 7 (1.54%) Enterprise Software
11 6 (1.32%) Computer Science
11 6 (1.32%) Hybrid Cloud
11 6 (1.32%) Mobile App
11 6 (1.32%) Replication
12 5 (1.10%) HP StoreVirtual
12 5 (1.10%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 374 (82.02%) Windows
2 195 (42.76%) Windows Server
3 122 (26.75%) Windows 10
4 111 (24.34%) Windows 7
5 110 (24.12%) Windows Server 2008
6 88 (19.30%) Windows Server 2012
7 32 (7.02%) Windows Server 2003
8 31 (6.80%) Linux
9 29 (6.36%) Windows 8
10 16 (3.51%) Windows XP
11 15 (3.29%) Mac OS
11 15 (3.29%) Mac OS X
12 14 (3.07%) CentOS
13 13 (2.85%) Android
14 10 (2.19%) Apple iOS
15 9 (1.97%) Ubuntu
16 6 (1.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 6 (1.32%) Windows Vista
17 5 (1.10%) Windows Phone
18 2 (0.44%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 132 (28.95%) ITIL
2 53 (11.62%) Service Delivery
3 46 (10.09%) Presales
4 42 (9.21%) Service Management
5 41 (8.99%) Mobile Device Management
6 35 (7.68%) Application Virtualisation
7 34 (7.46%) Business Continuity
7 34 (7.46%) Disaster Recovery
8 31 (6.80%) Data Protection
8 31 (6.80%) Desktop Virtualisation
8 31 (6.80%) Multi-Factor Authentication
9 29 (6.36%) Change Management
10 27 (5.92%) Customer Requirements
11 23 (5.04%) Ticket Management
12 22 (4.82%) Customer-Centricity
13 21 (4.61%) Product Management
14 20 (4.39%) Systems Analysis
15 18 (3.95%) Continuous Improvement
15 18 (3.95%) Problem Management
16 17 (3.73%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 51 (11.18%) SQL
2 41 (8.99%) PowerShell
3 6 (1.32%) JavaScript
3 6 (1.32%) Python
4 5 (1.10%) Bash Shell
4 5 (1.10%) C
4 5 (1.10%) VB
5 3 (0.66%) C#
5 3 (0.66%) Shell Script
5 3 (0.66%) VBScript
6 1 (0.22%) Perl
6 1 (0.22%) T-SQL
6 1 (0.22%) TypeScript
6 1 (0.22%) VBA
Qualifications
1 103 (22.59%) Microsoft Certification
2 63 (13.82%) MCSE
3 34 (7.46%) MCSA
4 31 (6.80%) Cisco Certification
5 30 (6.58%) CCNA
6 23 (5.04%) Citrix Certification
7 19 (4.17%) Degree
8 14 (3.07%) MCITP
9 13 (2.85%) ITIL Certification
9 13 (2.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 12 (2.63%) MCP
11 8 (1.75%) CCA
11 8 (1.75%) CCNP
12 4 (0.88%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 4 (0.88%) MCTS
13 3 (0.66%) SC Cleared
13 3 (0.66%) Security Cleared
14 2 (0.44%) CHECK Team Member
14 2 (0.44%) CISSP
14 2 (0.44%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 80 (17.54%) SLA
2 23 (5.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 14 (3.07%) Cyber Essentials
4 11 (2.41%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
5 8 (1.75%) ISO 9001
5 8 (1.75%) PMO
6 5 (1.10%) PCI DSS
7 2 (0.44%) RMADS
8 1 (0.22%) ISO 22301
System Software
1 314 (68.86%) Active Directory
2 160 (35.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 117 (25.66%) XenApp
4 112 (24.56%) Hyper-V
5 74 (16.23%) XenDesktop
6 44 (9.65%) Terminal Services
7 42 (9.21%) Microsoft App-V
8 40 (8.77%) VMware ESXi
9 33 (7.24%) vSphere
10 32 (7.02%) Virtual Desktop
10 32 (7.02%) Virtual Machines
11 14 (3.07%) BitLocker
12 13 (2.85%) XenServer
13 11 (2.41%) VMware Workstation
14 10 (2.19%) Virtual Servers
15 6 (1.32%) Squid
16 5 (1.10%) NFS
17 4 (0.88%) Microsoft Virtual Server
18 3 (0.66%) DFS Replication
18 3 (0.66%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 78 (17.11%) SCCM
2 40 (8.77%) Microsoft Intune
3 32 (7.02%) SCVMM
4 31 (6.80%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 31 (6.80%) SCDPM
4 31 (6.80%) SCOrch
4 31 (6.80%) SCSM
5 27 (5.92%) SCOM
6 17 (3.73%) Backup Exec
7 16 (3.51%) Norton AntiVirus
8 15 (3.29%) WSUS
9 11 (2.41%) vCenter Server
10 10 (2.19%) XenMobile
11 9 (1.97%) AirWatch
12 7 (1.54%) Failover Clustering
12 7 (1.54%) SolarWinds Orion
13 6 (1.32%) Perfmon
14 5 (1.10%) EdgeSight
15 4 (0.88%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
16 3 (0.66%) Nagios
Vendors
1 326 (71.49%) Microsoft
2 236 (51.75%) Citrix
3 218 (47.81%) VMware
4 78 (17.11%) Cisco
5 36 (7.89%) Apple
5 36 (7.89%) HP
6 33 (7.24%) SolarWinds
7 31 (6.80%) iManage
8 20 (4.39%) Ivanti
8 20 (4.39%) NetApp
9 19 (4.17%) Dell
9 19 (4.17%) Symantec
9 19 (4.17%) Veeam
10 16 (3.51%) Sophos
11 14 (3.07%) Remedy
12 13 (2.85%) MobileIron
13 10 (2.19%) Avaya
14 9 (1.97%) Red Hat
15 8 (1.75%) Bloomberg
15 8 (1.75%) Google