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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 3 July 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Remote Desktop
UK
6 months to
3 Jul 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 927 737 642
Rank change year-on-year -190 -95 +91
Permanent jobs citing Remote Desktop 336 250 210
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.19% 0.23% 0.26%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.41% 1.82% 1.76%
Number of salaries quoted 293 207 186
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,000 £21,125
25th Percentile £27,750 £29,000 £25,813
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £36,000 £40,000 £32,500
Median % change year-on-year -10.00% +23.08% -7.14%
75th Percentile £50,000 £48,750 £47,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £35,000 £38,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year -9.09% +28.33% -7.69%

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 23,876 13,722 11,911
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 13.21% 12.73% 15.03%
Number of salaries quoted 12,324 9,633 9,500
10th Percentile £28,250 £28,500 £27,500
25th Percentile £37,750 £37,500 £35,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +5.00% - +8.70%
75th Percentile £70,925 £67,500 £65,000
90th Percentile £87,500 £82,500 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

Remote Desktop
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Remote Desktop in the UK

Remote Desktop
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Remote Desktop.

Salary trend for Remote Desktop in the UK

Remote Desktop
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Remote Desktop over the 6 months to 3 July 2022.

Salary histogram for Remote Desktop in the UK

Remote Desktop
Top 17 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 3 July 2022. 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
Jobs
England -180 298 £35,500 -11.25% 58
UK excluding London -77 256 £35,000 -9.09% 57
Work from Home -173 137 £38,000 -7.32% 27
North of England -50 82 £29,500 -27.16% 16
London -214 64 £48,750 +8.33% 5
South East -53 56 £37,000 -3.90% 11
North West -42 44 £29,500 -28.05% 7
East of England -71 40 £35,000 -36.36% 6
Yorkshire -48 32 £29,500 -26.25% 7
Midlands -80 30 £31,000 -3.13% 10
South West -30 25 £32,429 -14.66% 10
West Midlands -72 20 £31,500 -16.00% 9
Scotland -47 15 £28,500 -12.31% 2
East Midlands -43 10 £30,000 +5.26% 1
North East -16 6 £25,500 -53.64% 2
Northern Ireland - 6 £30,000 - 1
Wales -47 2 £26,500 -30.26% 1

For the 6 months to 3 July 2022, 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.

1 289 (86.01%) Windows
2 248 (73.81%) Microsoft
3 216 (64.29%) Active Directory
4 200 (59.52%) Microsoft 365
5 168 (50.00%) Windows Server
6 156 (46.43%) Azure
7 148 (44.05%) Social Skills
8 121 (36.01%) VMware
9 113 (33.63%) Hyper-V
9 113 (33.63%) VMware Infrastructure
10 104 (30.95%) DNS
11 99 (29.46%) Windows Server 2012
12 96 (28.57%) Firewall
13 95 (28.27%) Cisco
14 83 (24.70%) DHCP
15 81 (24.11%) Citrix
16 80 (23.81%) Windows 10
17 79 (23.51%) WAN
18 77 (22.92%) VPN
19 76 (22.62%) Microsoft Office
20 75 (22.32%) MS Exchange
21 68 (20.24%) SharePoint
21 68 (20.24%) LAN
22 60 (17.86%) VMware ESXi
23 57 (16.96%) ITIL
23 57 (16.96%) Windows Server 2016
24 55 (16.37%) Linux
25 53 (15.77%) Problem-Solving
26 51 (15.18%) AWS
27 49 (14.58%) TCP/IP

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 75 (22.32%) MS Exchange
2 68 (20.24%) SharePoint
3 33 (9.82%) Exchange Server 2010
4 31 (9.23%) IIS
5 7 (2.08%) Exchange Server 2013
6 4 (1.19%) Skype for Business
6 4 (1.19%) Tomcat
7 3 (0.89%) CMS
8 1 (0.30%) Confluence
8 1 (0.30%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 76 (22.62%) Microsoft Office
2 19 (5.65%) Microsoft Excel
3 17 (5.06%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 7 (2.08%) EngageOne
5 1 (0.30%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (1.79%) Elite 3E
2 1 (0.30%) assyst
2 1 (0.30%) Dynamics GP
2 1 (0.30%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 200 (59.52%) Microsoft 365
2 156 (46.43%) Azure
3 51 (15.18%) AWS
4 37 (11.01%) Azure Active Directory
5 25 (7.44%) SaaS
6 16 (4.76%) IaaS
7 12 (3.57%) OneDrive
8 11 (3.27%) GCP
9 8 (2.38%) Azure Monitor
10 6 (1.79%) Azure DevOps
11 5 (1.49%) Google Workspace
12 4 (1.19%) Azure Storage
12 4 (1.19%) PaaS
13 3 (0.89%) AWS CloudFormation
13 3 (0.89%) Cloudflare
13 3 (0.89%) Mimecast
13 3 (0.89%) Power Platform
13 3 (0.89%) Serverless
14 2 (0.60%) Slack
15 1 (0.30%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 104 (30.95%) DNS
2 96 (28.57%) Firewall
3 83 (24.70%) DHCP
4 79 (23.51%) WAN
5 77 (22.92%) VPN
6 68 (20.24%) LAN
7 49 (14.58%) TCP/IP
8 35 (10.42%) Wi-Fi
9 34 (10.12%) VLAN
10 31 (9.23%) VoIP
11 30 (8.93%) SAN
12 27 (8.04%) MPLS
13 22 (6.55%) Internet
14 19 (5.65%) NetScaler
15 13 (3.87%) PABX
15 13 (3.87%) RS-232
16 12 (3.57%) Wireless
17 11 (3.27%) SNMP
18 9 (2.68%) FTP
19 7 (2.08%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (10.42%) SQL Server
2 26 (7.74%) Amazon RDS
3 8 (2.38%) MySQL
4 6 (1.79%) InfluxDB
4 6 (1.79%) MariaDB
4 6 (1.79%) PostgreSQL
5 5 (1.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (0.89%) Relational Database
7 2 (0.60%) DB2
7 2 (0.60%) Power BI
7 2 (0.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (0.60%) Tableau
8 1 (0.30%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (0.30%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 1 (0.30%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 8 (2.38%) JIRA
2 3 (0.89%) Selenium
3 2 (0.60%) Cucumber
3 2 (0.60%) Ranorex
4 1 (0.30%) Appium
4 1 (0.30%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.30%) Jenkins
General
1 148 (44.05%) Social Skills
2 24 (7.14%) Organisational Skills
3 22 (6.55%) Analytical Skills
4 20 (5.95%) Finance
5 18 (5.36%) Telecoms
6 16 (4.76%) Law
6 16 (4.76%) Retail
7 15 (4.46%) Legal
8 13 (3.87%) Fire and Rescue
9 10 (2.98%) Public Sector
10 8 (2.38%) Local Government
11 5 (1.49%) Documentation Skills
11 5 (1.49%) Pharmaceutical
12 4 (1.19%) Advertising
12 4 (1.19%) Banking
12 4 (1.19%) Investment Banking
13 3 (0.89%) Digital Economy
13 3 (0.89%) Manufacturing
13 3 (0.89%) Presentation Skills
14 2 (0.60%) Inclusion and Diversity
Job Titles
1 57 (16.96%) IT Engineer
2 54 (16.07%) Support Engineer
3 51 (15.18%) IT Support
4 48 (14.29%) Analyst
5 47 (13.99%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 32 (9.52%) Field Engineer
7 28 (8.33%) 2nd Line Engineer
8 26 (7.74%) Project Manager
9 25 (7.44%) 2nd Line Support
10 23 (6.85%) IT Support Engineer
11 22 (6.55%) IT Analyst
12 20 (5.95%) Service Analyst
12 20 (5.95%) Support Analyst
13 19 (5.65%) Citrix Engineer
14 17 (5.06%) Administrator
14 17 (5.06%) Service Desk Analyst
15 16 (4.76%) Field Service Engineer
15 16 (4.76%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
16 15 (4.46%) Cloud Engineer
16 15 (4.46%) IT Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (2.68%) SAML
2 3 (0.89%) ARM Templates
2 3 (0.89%) Flash
2 3 (0.89%) LAMP
3 2 (0.60%) HTML
3 2 (0.60%) WSH
4 1 (0.30%) COM
4 1 (0.30%) RESTful
4 1 (0.30%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 31 (9.23%) Driving Licence
2 25 (7.44%) Management Information System
3 24 (7.14%) NHS
4 22 (6.55%) Self-Motivation
5 19 (5.65%) Replication
6 15 (4.46%) Data Centre
7 12 (3.57%) IoT
7 12 (3.57%) Video Conferencing
8 9 (2.68%) Clustering
9 7 (2.08%) CMDB
9 7 (2.08%) PKI
10 6 (1.79%) Blackberry
10 6 (1.79%) Linux Command Line
11 4 (1.19%) Fat Client
11 4 (1.19%) Hackathon
11 4 (1.19%) Hybrid Cloud
11 4 (1.19%) Public Cloud
11 4 (1.19%) Thin Client
11 4 (1.19%) Virtual Team
12 3 (0.89%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 289 (86.01%) Windows
2 168 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 99 (29.46%) Windows Server 2012
4 80 (23.81%) Windows 10
5 57 (16.96%) Windows Server 2016
6 55 (16.37%) Linux
7 37 (11.01%) Windows Server 2019
8 26 (7.74%) Windows 7
9 22 (6.55%) Android
10 20 (5.95%) Ubuntu
11 18 (5.36%) Apple iOS
12 10 (2.98%) Windows Server 2008
13 6 (1.79%) VMS
13 6 (1.79%) Windows 8
14 5 (1.49%) Mac OS
14 5 (1.49%) Windows Server 2003
15 4 (1.19%) CentOS
16 3 (0.89%) Mac OS X
16 3 (0.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 1 (0.30%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (16.96%) ITIL
2 53 (15.77%) Problem-Solving
3 48 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 36 (10.71%) Agile
4 36 (10.71%) Service Delivery
5 35 (10.42%) Project Management
6 28 (8.33%) PRINCE2
7 26 (7.74%) Incident Management
7 26 (7.74%) ITSM
8 25 (7.44%) Change Management
9 19 (5.65%) Patch Management
9 19 (5.65%) Service Management
10 18 (5.36%) Asset Management
11 17 (5.06%) Disaster Recovery
12 16 (4.76%) Cybersecurity
12 16 (4.76%) Mentoring
13 14 (4.17%) DevOps
13 14 (4.17%) Time Management
14 13 (3.87%) Data Privacy
14 13 (3.87%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 47 (13.99%) PowerShell
2 26 (7.74%) SQL
3 8 (2.38%) Python
4 6 (1.79%) Bash
5 5 (1.49%) T-SQL
6 4 (1.19%) Java
7 2 (0.60%) C
7 2 (0.60%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.30%) C#
8 1 (0.30%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.30%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 46 (13.69%) Microsoft Certification
2 32 (9.52%) MCSE
3 31 (9.23%) Degree
4 20 (5.95%) Citrix Certification
5 19 (5.65%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 15 (4.46%) HNC
6 15 (4.46%) MCITP
7 14 (4.17%) CCA
8 12 (3.57%) Security Cleared
9 11 (3.27%) SC Cleared
10 10 (2.98%) CCNA
10 10 (2.98%) Cisco Certification
10 10 (2.98%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 8 (2.38%) MCSA
12 6 (1.79%) DV Cleared
12 6 (1.79%) Master's Degree
13 5 (1.49%) Computer Science Degree
14 4 (1.19%) DBS Check
15 3 (0.89%) CCNP
15 3 (0.89%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (11.90%) SLA
2 11 (3.27%) QA
3 7 (2.08%) GDPR
4 5 (1.49%) HIPAA
5 4 (1.19%) PCI DSS
5 4 (1.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 3 (0.89%) Data Quality
6 3 (0.89%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 3 (0.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 216 (64.29%) Active Directory
2 113 (33.63%) Hyper-V
2 113 (33.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 60 (17.86%) VMware ESXi
4 22 (6.55%) XenApp
5 21 (6.25%) Citrix Hypervisor
5 21 (6.25%) XenDesktop
6 18 (5.36%) Terminal Services
7 14 (4.17%) Virtual Desktop
8 8 (2.38%) vSphere
9 4 (1.19%) Docker
9 4 (1.19%) Virtual Machines
10 2 (0.60%) DFS Replication
10 2 (0.60%) Microsoft App-V
10 2 (0.60%) VMware NSX
10 2 (0.60%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 40 (11.90%) WSUS
2 28 (8.33%) Microsoft Intune
3 27 (8.04%) SCCM
4 18 (5.36%) Single Sign-On
5 13 (3.87%) Terraform
6 12 (3.57%) Active Directory Federation Services
7 11 (3.27%) SCOM
8 9 (2.68%) Microsoft Clustering
9 6 (1.79%) AirWatch
10 4 (1.19%) Backup Exec
10 4 (1.19%) Jamf Pro
11 3 (0.89%) Ansible
12 2 (0.60%) Cisco CUCM
13 1 (0.30%) EMC NetWorker
13 1 (0.30%) Nessus
13 1 (0.30%) Sysprep
13 1 (0.30%) ThinApp
13 1 (0.30%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 248 (73.81%) Microsoft
2 121 (36.01%) VMware
3 95 (28.27%) Cisco
4 81 (24.11%) Citrix
5 27 (8.04%) Veeam
6 26 (7.74%) Ruckus Wireless
7 24 (7.14%) Dell
8 18 (5.36%) HP
8 18 (5.36%) Ivanti
9 13 (3.87%) Aruba
9 13 (3.87%) EMC
10 12 (3.57%) Apple
11 11 (3.27%) Google
11 11 (3.27%) Meraki
11 11 (3.27%) Mitel
12 10 (2.98%) iManage
12 10 (2.98%) ServiceNow
13 9 (2.68%) Salesforce.com
14 7 (2.08%) Adobe
14 7 (2.08%) CA