Period
to 21 July 2017

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 21 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Remote Desktop
UK
6 months to
21 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 803 846 703
Rank change year-on-year +43 -143 +117
Permanent jobs citing Remote Desktop 407 454 724
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.23% 0.22% 0.33%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.43% 1.32% 1.85%
Number of salaries quoted 341 377 615
UK median annual salary £37,500 £30,000 £29,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.00% +3.45% -17.14%
10th Percentile £21,250 £20,750 £20,500
90th Percentile £55,000 £47,500 £46,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £35,000 £27,500 £27,500
% change year-on-year +27.27% - -8.33%

Remote Desktop is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 28460 34446 39101
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 15.95% 16.99% 17.64%
Number of salaries quoted 23095 28606 31542
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £25,750 £25,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £71,250 £70,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 21 July 2017.

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 21 July 2017. 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 +29 389 £37,500 +22.95% 42
UK excluding London +79 288 £35,000 +27.27% 36
London +20 112 £40,000 +29.03% 7
South East +90 78 £45,000 +32.35% 10
North of England +10 78 £29,000 +16.00% 10
East of England +6 59 £36,500 +32.73% 2
North West +9 45 £31,000 +29.17% 3
South West +5 39 £31,500 +16.67% 9
Yorkshire +32 33 £24,500 -2.00% 6
Midlands +3 26 £34,000 +21.43% 4
West Midlands +9 18 £35,000 +11.11% 2
East Midlands +2 8 £25,000 +7.53% 2
Scotland +19 6 £32,250 -17.83% 1
Wales +1 2 £32,750 +92.65%
Northern Ireland - 2 £32,500 -
Channel Islands - 1 £65,000 -

For the 6 months to 21 July 2017, IT jobs citing Remote Desktop also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for Remote Desktop.

1 327 (80.34%) Windows
2 300 (73.71%) Active Directory
3 277 (68.06%) Microsoft
4 220 (54.05%) Windows Server
5 215 (52.83%) VMware
6 177 (43.49%) Windows Server 2008
7 169 (41.52%) MS Exchange
8 155 (38.08%) DNS
9 151 (37.10%) VMware Infrastructure
10 132 (32.43%) Windows Server 2012
11 123 (30.22%) Hyper-V
11 123 (30.22%) Citrix
12 120 (29.48%) DHCP
12 120 (29.48%) ITIL
13 117 (28.75%) VPN
14 115 (28.26%) Office 365
15 102 (25.06%) WAN
15 102 (25.06%) Firewall
16 100 (24.57%) Windows 7
17 97 (23.83%) TCP/IP
18 91 (22.36%) LAN
19 89 (21.87%) Windows Server 2003
20 88 (21.62%) Microsoft Office
21 87 (21.38%) SQL Server
22 86 (21.13%) Terminal Services
23 85 (20.88%) Cisco
24 83 (20.39%) SAN
25 77 (18.92%) SQL
26 71 (17.44%) Exchange Server 2010
27 70 (17.20%) Microsoft Certification

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
1 169 (41.52%) MS Exchange
2 71 (17.44%) Exchange Server 2010
3 60 (14.74%) Exchange Server 2013
4 53 (13.02%) Skype for Business
5 45 (11.06%) IIS
6 34 (8.35%) SharePoint
7 30 (7.37%) Apache
8 23 (5.65%) Exchange Server 2007
9 21 (5.16%) Tomcat
10 14 (3.44%) Exchange Server 2003
11 10 (2.46%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 9 (2.21%) BizTalk Server
12 9 (2.21%) FileNet
13 5 (1.23%) IBM Domino
14 3 (0.74%) SharePoint 2013
15 2 (0.49%) Alfresco
15 2 (0.49%) Confluence
15 2 (0.49%) Joomla!
15 2 (0.49%) nginx
16 1 (0.25%) JCAPS
Applications
1 88 (21.62%) Microsoft Office
2 15 (3.69%) Microsoft Excel
3 12 (2.95%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (0.98%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.74%) Adobe Premiere
5 3 (0.74%) Final Cut Pro
5 3 (0.74%) Inkscape
5 3 (0.74%) Photoshop
5 3 (0.74%) QuarkXPress
6 2 (0.49%) HipChat
7 1 (0.25%) Adobe Captivate
7 1 (0.25%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 10 (2.46%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (2.21%) iTrent
2 9 (2.21%) ResourceLink
3 5 (1.23%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.25%) Cognos Controller
4 1 (0.25%) Infor CloudSuite
4 1 (0.25%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
4 1 (0.25%) Infor CRM
4 1 (0.25%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.25%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 115 (28.26%) Office 365
2 52 (12.78%) Microsoft Azure
3 20 (4.91%) PaaS
4 13 (3.19%) Amazon AWS
5 11 (2.70%) Mimecast
6 9 (2.21%) Oracle Service Cloud
7 7 (1.72%) IaaS
8 6 (1.47%) Cloud Computing
8 6 (1.47%) SaaS
9 4 (0.98%) Azure Active Directory
10 2 (0.49%) G Suite
11 1 (0.25%) Adobe Creative Cloud
11 1 (0.25%) Dropbox
11 1 (0.25%) iPaaS
11 1 (0.25%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 155 (38.08%) DNS
2 120 (29.48%) DHCP
3 117 (28.75%) VPN
4 102 (25.06%) Firewall
4 102 (25.06%) WAN
5 97 (23.83%) TCP/IP
6 91 (22.36%) LAN
7 83 (20.39%) SAN
8 47 (11.55%) MPLS
9 40 (9.83%) VoIP
10 39 (9.58%) VLAN
11 33 (8.11%) Skype
12 30 (7.37%) Cisco ASA
13 23 (5.65%) Cisco PIX
14 21 (5.16%) NAS
15 19 (4.67%) PBX
16 17 (4.18%) Internet
16 17 (4.18%) ISDN
17 16 (3.93%) Wi-Fi
18 13 (3.19%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 87 (21.38%) SQL Server
2 28 (6.88%) SQL Server 2008
3 24 (5.90%) MySQL
4 23 (5.65%) SQL Server 2012
5 17 (4.18%) SQL Server 2005
6 6 (1.47%) SQL Server 2014
6 6 (1.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 5 (1.23%) Big Data
7 5 (1.23%) SQL Server 2016
8 3 (0.74%) Amazon RDS
8 3 (0.74%) MongoDB
8 3 (0.74%) Relational Database
8 3 (0.74%) SQL Server 2000
9 2 (0.49%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.25%) BusinessObjects
10 1 (0.25%) GIS
10 1 (0.25%) NoSQL
10 1 (0.25%) Oracle Database
10 1 (0.25%) QlikView
10 1 (0.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 15 (3.69%) JIRA
2 3 (0.74%) Jenkins
2 3 (0.74%) NetBeans
2 3 (0.74%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.25%) Ant
3 1 (0.25%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.25%) Subversion
3 1 (0.25%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 61 (14.99%) Finance
2 32 (7.86%) Manufacturing
3 28 (6.88%) Retail
4 26 (6.39%) Legal
5 22 (5.41%) Back Office
6 19 (4.67%) Telecoms
7 16 (3.93%) Games
7 16 (3.93%) Marketing
8 15 (3.69%) Law
9 13 (3.19%) Electronics
10 8 (1.97%) Advertising
11 3 (0.74%) Banking
11 3 (0.74%) Spanish Language
12 2 (0.49%) French Language
12 2 (0.49%) Italian Language
12 2 (0.49%) Publishing
13 1 (0.25%) Financial Institution
13 1 (0.25%) Japanese Language
Job Titles
1 84 (20.64%) Analyst
2 71 (17.44%) Support Engineer
3 54 (13.27%) Support Analyst
4 48 (11.79%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 45 (11.06%) IT Support
6 44 (10.81%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 39 (9.58%) Administrator
8 38 (9.34%) Systems Administrator
9 36 (8.85%) 3rd Line Support
10 28 (6.88%) 2nd Line Support
10 28 (6.88%) Consultant
11 25 (6.14%) Senior Analyst
12 24 (5.90%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
12 24 (5.90%) Service Analyst
12 24 (5.90%) Service Desk Analyst
13 22 (5.41%) Architect
13 22 (5.41%) IT Engineer
14 21 (5.16%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
14 21 (5.16%) Desktop Support
15 19 (4.67%) 2nd Line Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (3.93%) CSS
2 13 (3.19%) HTML
2 13 (3.19%) Web Services
3 8 (1.97%) .NET
4 3 (0.74%) .NET Framework
5 2 (0.49%) Flash
5 2 (0.49%) Middleware
5 2 (0.49%) X-Windows
6 1 (0.25%) COM
6 1 (0.25%) HTML5
6 1 (0.25%) J2EE
6 1 (0.25%) jQuery
6 1 (0.25%) LAMP
6 1 (0.25%) LINQ
6 1 (0.25%) SAP PI
6 1 (0.25%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 42 (10.32%) Data Centre
2 39 (9.58%) Clustering
3 22 (5.41%) Replication
4 15 (3.69%) Fat Client
4 15 (3.69%) Thin Client
5 13 (3.19%) Analytical Skills
5 13 (3.19%) Blackberry
6 12 (2.95%) IVR
7 11 (2.70%) Driving Licence
8 10 (2.46%) Smartphone
9 9 (2.21%) User Experience
10 8 (1.97%) Management Information System
11 7 (1.72%) iPad
12 6 (1.47%) Cyber Attack
12 6 (1.47%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 6 (1.47%) Private Cloud
12 6 (1.47%) Public Cloud
12 6 (1.47%) Video Conferencing
13 5 (1.23%) Hedge funds
13 5 (1.23%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 327 (80.34%) Windows
2 220 (54.05%) Windows Server
3 177 (43.49%) Windows Server 2008
4 132 (32.43%) Windows Server 2012
5 100 (24.57%) Windows 7
6 89 (21.87%) Windows Server 2003
7 64 (15.72%) Linux
8 47 (11.55%) Windows 10
9 33 (8.11%) Windows 8
10 25 (6.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 20 (4.91%) Windows XP
12 15 (3.69%) Mac OS X
13 14 (3.44%) Android
14 9 (2.21%) Mac OS
15 7 (1.72%) Windows 2000 Server
16 6 (1.47%) Apple iOS
16 6 (1.47%) Windows Vista
17 4 (0.98%) CentOS
17 4 (0.98%) Unix
17 4 (0.98%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 120 (29.48%) ITIL
2 61 (14.99%) Mentoring
3 34 (8.35%) Service Delivery
4 32 (7.86%) Disaster Recovery
4 32 (7.86%) High Availability
4 32 (7.86%) Problem Management
5 30 (7.37%) Migration
6 26 (6.39%) Root Cause Analysis
7 25 (6.14%) Coaching
8 23 (5.65%) IT Strategy
8 23 (5.65%) Project Management
9 20 (4.91%) Network Load Balancing
9 20 (4.91%) Presales
10 18 (4.42%) Change Management
11 17 (4.18%) Business Intelligence
11 17 (4.18%) CRM
11 17 (4.18%) E-Commerce
11 17 (4.18%) ITIL V3
11 17 (4.18%) ITSM
11 17 (4.18%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 77 (18.92%) SQL
2 52 (12.78%) PowerShell
3 9 (2.21%) JavaScript
3 9 (2.21%) PHP
4 7 (1.72%) C
4 7 (1.72%) Java
5 6 (1.47%) C#
6 4 (0.98%) Python
6 4 (0.98%) Ruby
6 4 (0.98%) VB
7 3 (0.74%) C++
7 3 (0.74%) Objective-C
7 3 (0.74%) VB.NET
8 2 (0.49%) Shell Script
8 2 (0.49%) VBScript
9 1 (0.25%) Perl
9 1 (0.25%) VBA
Qualifications
1 70 (17.20%) Microsoft Certification
2 48 (11.79%) MCSE
3 41 (10.07%) Cisco Certification
4 35 (8.60%) CCNA
5 32 (7.86%) MCP
6 26 (6.39%) MCITP
7 20 (4.91%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 19 (4.67%) Citrix Certification
8 19 (4.67%) MCSA
9 18 (4.42%) Degree
10 13 (3.19%) ITIL Certification
11 12 (2.95%) CCA
12 10 (2.46%) Security Cleared
13 9 (2.21%) CCIE
13 9 (2.21%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
14 8 (1.97%) DBS Check
15 7 (1.72%) CCNP
16 6 (1.47%) A+ Certification
17 4 (0.98%) MCDST
17 4 (0.98%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 54 (13.27%) SLA
2 10 (2.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (1.47%) PCI DSS
4 3 (0.74%) QA
5 1 (0.25%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 300 (73.71%) Active Directory
2 151 (37.10%) VMware Infrastructure
3 123 (30.22%) Hyper-V
4 86 (21.13%) Terminal Services
5 58 (14.25%) XenApp
6 52 (12.78%) VMware ESXi
7 35 (8.60%) XenDesktop
8 20 (4.91%) XenServer
9 17 (4.18%) Virtual Machines
9 17 (4.18%) VMware Workstation
10 15 (3.69%) vSphere
11 14 (3.44%) KVM
12 11 (2.70%) DFS Replication
13 9 (2.21%) Virtual Servers
14 8 (1.97%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 6 (1.47%) Microsoft App-V
16 5 (1.23%) Terminal Server
17 4 (0.98%) Virtual Desktop
18 2 (0.49%) UAG
19 1 (0.25%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 57 (14.00%) WSUS
2 38 (9.34%) SCCM
3 24 (5.90%) SCOM
4 23 (5.65%) Backup Exec
5 18 (4.42%) vCenter Server
6 14 (3.44%) ZABBIX
7 12 (2.95%) Failover Clustering
8 7 (1.72%) EdgeSight
9 6 (1.47%) Norton AntiVirus
9 6 (1.47%) Opscode Chef
9 6 (1.47%) Puppet
10 5 (1.23%) Microsoft Intune
11 3 (0.74%) Cacti
11 3 (0.74%) Red Hat Satellite
11 3 (0.74%) Red Hat Spacewalk
12 2 (0.49%) DameWare
12 2 (0.49%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
13 1 (0.25%) HAProxy
13 1 (0.25%) SCDPM
13 1 (0.25%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 277 (68.06%) Microsoft
2 215 (52.83%) VMware
3 123 (30.22%) Citrix
4 85 (20.88%) Cisco
5 36 (8.85%) HP
6 33 (8.11%) Apple
7 30 (7.37%) Veeam
8 28 (6.88%) Dell
9 21 (5.16%) McAfee
9 21 (5.16%) Symantec
10 20 (4.91%) Sophos
11 16 (3.93%) Oracle
11 16 (3.93%) SonicWALL
12 14 (3.44%) F5
12 14 (3.44%) SAP
13 13 (3.19%) EMC
13 13 (3.19%) NetApp
14 12 (2.95%) SolarWinds
15 11 (2.70%) WatchGuard
16 10 (2.46%) Draytek
Bristol, Avon
Itecco
Salary: £24000 - £26000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Hampshire
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: £25,000 - £28,000 DOE
Posted: 3 hours ago
Shropshire
Jonothan Bosworth
Salary: £28000 - £35000 Per Annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Dorset
Jonothan Bosworth
Salary: £28000 - £35000 Per Annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Eastleigh, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Egham, Surrey
Spargonet Consulting Plc
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum, Benefits Pension, Life, Health and 25 days
Posted: 19 hours ago
City, London
Reflex Computer Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Gloucestershire
onezeero.
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Solutions Recruitment
Salary: From £24,000 to £24,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Wetherby, West Yorkshire
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: Negotiable based on experience + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000-£55,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Salisbury, Wiltshire
Reed Technology
Salary: £23000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £45,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Camberley, Surrey
Imperative People
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + On call / Overtime
Posted: 2 days ago
Hereford, Herefordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 20,000 - 30,000 + excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, Manchester
Recruitment Genius
Posted: 8 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £38000 - £46000 per annum + on call allow+o/t
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £21000 - £26000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
London
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £19000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Southampton
Net-Recruit.co.uk
Salary: £25,000 - £28,000 DOE
Posted: 7 days ago
Huddersfield
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £17500 - £20000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
London
Plan-Net
Salary: Competitive rate
Posted: 6 days ago
Wakefield
Hays Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £20000.00 - £25000.00 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Warrington
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago
Warrington
greywood
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + bens
Posted: 18 days ago
Leeds
FRG Technology Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
Brighton
The Access group
Salary: Highly Competitive
Posted: 18 days ago
Glasgow
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £24000.00 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Salmon Ltd
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 18 days ago