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 3 months to 28 May 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Remote Desktop
UK
3 months to
28 May 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 671 697 620
Rank change year-on-year +26 -77  
Permanent jobs citing Remote Desktop 187 221 367
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.22% 0.22% 0.34%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.38% 1.30% 1.90%
Number of salaries quoted 151 174 292
Median salary £37,500 £31,000 £29,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.96% +5.08%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £21,500 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,000 £49,600 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £27,000 £27,500
% change year-on-year +29.62% -1.81%  

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 13562 16990 19331
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 15.95% 17.04% 17.88%
Number of salaries quoted 11012 14110 15523
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £67,500 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

Remote Desktop
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing Remote Desktop as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

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 3 months to 28 May 2017.

Salary histogram for Remote Desktop in the UK

Remote Desktop
Top 30 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 3 months to 28 May 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +36 180 £37,500 +20.96% 30
London +15 53 £42,500 +17.24% 5
North West -5 35 £32,500 +36.84% 8
South East +66 32 £45,000 +19.20% 2
Cheshire - 29 £34,000 - 5
East of England -2 26 £32,500 -5.10% 4
Warrington - 19 £31,000 - 3
Yorkshire +24 15 £25,500 +10.86% 3
West Yorkshire +14 15 £25,500 +10.86% 2
Berkshire +42 12 £42,500 +6.25% 1
City of London +30 12 £38,750 -20.91%
South West -6 12 £31,500 +31.25% 5
Leeds - 12 £31,500 - 1
Surrey +49 10 £51,250 +32.25%
Hertfordshire +1 10 £47,500 +25.82% 3
Norfolk - 9 £18,250 -
Watford 0 8 £50,000 - 2
West Midlands +20 6 £40,000 +6.66% 2
Redhill -5 6 £50,000 -
Somerset -6 6 £31,500 +18.43% 2
Bath - 6 £31,500 - 1
Slough - 6 £43,750 - 1
Suffolk +7 5 £22,500 -6.25%
Scotland +16 4 £40,000 +92.77%
Oxfordshire +16 4 £41,500 +67.67%
Birmingham +7 4 £37,000 -17.77% 1
Edinburgh +4 4 £40,000 +92.77%
Manchester -21 4 £26,500 -13.11% 2
Bradford - 3 £40,000 -
Buckinghamshire - 3 £45,000 - 1

For the 6 months to 28 May 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.

1 321 (82.73%) Windows
2 260 (67.01%) Active Directory
3 241 (62.11%) Microsoft
4 199 (51.29%) Windows Server
5 183 (47.16%) VMware
6 166 (42.78%) Windows Server 2008
7 158 (40.72%) MS Exchange
8 141 (36.34%) Citrix
9 132 (34.02%) Windows Server 2012
10 130 (33.51%) DNS
11 119 (30.67%) Windows 7
12 118 (30.41%) VMware Infrastructure
13 117 (30.15%) ITIL
14 106 (27.32%) Hyper-V
15 97 (25.00%) DHCP
16 95 (24.48%) TCP/IP
16 95 (24.48%) Office 365
17 89 (22.94%) Microsoft Office
18 87 (22.42%) VPN
19 83 (21.39%) WAN
20 82 (21.13%) LAN
20 82 (21.13%) Firewall
21 77 (19.85%) SAN
22 69 (17.78%) SQL Server
23 67 (17.27%) Terminal Services
24 65 (16.75%) Windows Server 2003
24 65 (16.75%) Exchange Server 2010
25 62 (15.98%) Windows 10
26 61 (15.72%) SQL
27 57 (14.69%) 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
1 158 (40.72%) MS Exchange
2 65 (16.75%) Exchange Server 2010
3 50 (12.89%) Exchange Server 2013
4 42 (10.82%) IIS
5 36 (9.28%) Skype for Business
6 27 (6.96%) SharePoint
7 24 (6.19%) Apache
8 12 (3.09%) Tomcat
9 11 (2.84%) Exchange Server 2007
10 10 (2.58%) Exchange Server 2003
11 8 (2.06%) FileNet
12 7 (1.80%) BizTalk Server
13 6 (1.55%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 4 (1.03%) IBM Domino
15 2 (0.52%) Confluence
15 2 (0.52%) Joomla!
15 2 (0.52%) nginx
16 1 (0.26%) CMS
16 1 (0.26%) GlassFish
16 1 (0.26%) JCAPS
Applications
1 89 (22.94%) Microsoft Office
2 18 (4.64%) Microsoft Excel
3 15 (3.87%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (1.03%) Final Cut Pro
4 4 (1.03%) QuarkXPress
5 3 (0.77%) Adobe Premiere
5 3 (0.77%) Inkscape
5 3 (0.77%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.26%) Adobe Captivate
6 1 (0.26%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.26%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.26%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (2.06%) Dynamics CRM
1 8 (2.06%) iTrent
1 8 (2.06%) ResourceLink
2 6 (1.55%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 4 (1.03%) Cognos Controller
3 4 (1.03%) Infor CloudSuite
3 4 (1.03%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
3 4 (1.03%) Infor CRM
4 3 (0.77%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.26%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 95 (24.48%) Office 365
2 37 (9.54%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (3.35%) PaaS
4 11 (2.84%) Amazon AWS
5 10 (2.58%) Cloud Computing
6 8 (2.06%) Oracle Service Cloud
7 7 (1.80%) Mimecast
8 5 (1.29%) iPaaS
9 3 (0.77%) IaaS
9 3 (0.77%) SaaS
10 2 (0.52%) Azure Active Directory
10 2 (0.52%) G Suite
11 1 (0.26%) Adobe Creative Cloud
11 1 (0.26%) Dropbox
Communications & Networking
1 130 (33.51%) DNS
2 97 (25.00%) DHCP
3 95 (24.48%) TCP/IP
4 87 (22.42%) VPN
5 83 (21.39%) WAN
6 82 (21.13%) Firewall
6 82 (21.13%) LAN
7 77 (19.85%) SAN
8 29 (7.47%) VoIP
9 26 (6.70%) VLAN
10 24 (6.19%) MPLS
11 22 (5.67%) NetScaler
12 18 (4.64%) Skype
13 16 (4.12%) NAS
13 16 (4.12%) Wi-Fi
14 14 (3.61%) PBX
15 13 (3.35%) Internet
16 12 (3.09%) Cisco ASA
16 12 (3.09%) DDNS
16 12 (3.09%) ISDN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 69 (17.78%) SQL Server
2 20 (5.15%) MySQL
3 16 (4.12%) SQL Server 2008
4 13 (3.35%) SQL Server 2012
5 10 (2.58%) SQL Server 2005
6 8 (2.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (1.03%) QlikView
7 4 (1.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 3 (0.77%) SQL Server 2016
9 2 (0.52%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.26%) Amazon RDS
10 1 (0.26%) Big Data
10 1 (0.26%) BusinessObjects
10 1 (0.26%) GIS
10 1 (0.26%) MongoDB
10 1 (0.26%) NoSQL
10 1 (0.26%) Oracle Database
10 1 (0.26%) Spatial Data
10 1 (0.26%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 10 (2.58%) JIRA
2 3 (0.77%) NetBeans
2 3 (0.77%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.26%) Ant
3 1 (0.26%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.26%) Jenkins
General
1 45 (11.60%) Finance
2 29 (7.47%) Manufacturing
3 21 (5.41%) Retail
4 17 (4.38%) Law
5 16 (4.12%) Legal
6 13 (3.35%) Marketing
7 12 (3.09%) Telecoms
8 10 (2.58%) Games
9 6 (1.55%) Back Office
9 6 (1.55%) Electronics
10 4 (1.03%) Automotive
11 3 (0.77%) Advertising
11 3 (0.77%) Banking
11 3 (0.77%) Local Government
11 3 (0.77%) Publishing
12 2 (0.52%) French Language
12 2 (0.52%) Italian Language
12 2 (0.52%) Spanish Language
13 1 (0.26%) Financial Institution
13 1 (0.26%) Japanese Language
Job Titles
1 92 (23.71%) Analyst
2 74 (19.07%) Support Engineer
3 57 (14.69%) Support Analyst
4 54 (13.92%) IT Support
5 42 (10.82%) 3rd Line Support
6 41 (10.57%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 32 (8.25%) Service Desk Analyst
8 31 (7.99%) Service Analyst
9 30 (7.73%) Administrator
9 30 (7.73%) Systems Administrator
10 27 (6.96%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 26 (6.70%) 2nd Line Support
12 23 (5.93%) 1st Line Support
12 23 (5.93%) IT Engineer
13 22 (5.67%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
14 21 (5.41%) Service Desk Support
15 19 (4.90%) Service Desk Support Analyst
16 18 (4.64%) Desktop Support
17 17 (4.38%) IT Analyst
17 17 (4.38%) IT Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (3.87%) CSS
2 11 (2.84%) .NET
2 11 (2.84%) HTML
3 8 (2.06%) Web Services
4 4 (1.03%) .NET Framework
5 2 (0.52%) X-Windows
6 1 (0.26%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.26%) COM
6 1 (0.26%) EDI
6 1 (0.26%) J2EE
6 1 (0.26%) LAMP
6 1 (0.26%) LINQ
6 1 (0.26%) Middleware
6 1 (0.26%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 38 (9.79%) Data Centre
2 32 (8.25%) Clustering
3 19 (4.90%) Driving Licence
4 18 (4.64%) Replication
5 14 (3.61%) Blackberry
5 14 (3.61%) Fat Client
5 14 (3.61%) Thin Client
6 11 (2.84%) Analytical Skills
6 11 (2.84%) HP StoreVirtual
6 11 (2.84%) IVR
6 11 (2.84%) User Experience
7 10 (2.58%) Cyber Attack
7 10 (2.58%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 9 (2.32%) Smartphone
9 8 (2.06%) iPad
9 8 (2.06%) Management Information System
10 6 (1.55%) iPhone
11 5 (1.29%) Handset
11 5 (1.29%) Hedge funds
12 4 (1.03%) e-Learning
Operating Systems
1 321 (82.73%) Windows
2 199 (51.29%) Windows Server
3 166 (42.78%) Windows Server 2008
4 132 (34.02%) Windows Server 2012
5 119 (30.67%) Windows 7
6 65 (16.75%) Windows Server 2003
7 62 (15.98%) Windows 10
8 50 (12.89%) Linux
9 35 (9.02%) Windows 8
10 21 (5.41%) Mac OS X
11 17 (4.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 17 (4.38%) Windows XP
12 15 (3.87%) Android
13 13 (3.35%) Apple iOS
14 10 (2.58%) Mac OS
15 7 (1.80%) Windows Vista
16 5 (1.29%) Windows 2000
17 4 (1.03%) Windows 2000 Server
18 3 (0.77%) Unix
18 3 (0.77%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 117 (30.15%) ITIL
2 46 (11.86%) Mentoring
3 40 (10.31%) Disaster Recovery
4 26 (6.70%) High Availability
5 24 (6.19%) Root Cause Analysis
6 23 (5.93%) Problem Management
7 21 (5.41%) Coaching
8 20 (5.15%) Migration
8 20 (5.15%) Project Management
8 20 (5.15%) Service Delivery
8 20 (5.15%) Service Management
9 16 (4.12%) Network Load Balancing
10 15 (3.87%) CRM
10 15 (3.87%) Mobile Device Management
11 14 (3.61%) Change Management
12 13 (3.35%) Agile Software Development
12 13 (3.35%) Business Continuity
12 13 (3.35%) Data Protection
12 13 (3.35%) ERP
12 13 (3.35%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 61 (15.72%) SQL
2 36 (9.28%) PowerShell
3 10 (2.58%) C
4 8 (2.06%) JavaScript
4 8 (2.06%) PHP
5 5 (1.29%) C#
5 5 (1.29%) Java
5 5 (1.29%) Python
5 5 (1.29%) Ruby
5 5 (1.29%) VB
6 4 (1.03%) C++
6 4 (1.03%) Objective-C
7 3 (0.77%) VB.NET
8 2 (0.52%) Shell Script
8 2 (0.52%) VBScript
9 1 (0.26%) Perl
9 1 (0.26%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.26%) VBA
Qualifications
1 57 (14.69%) Microsoft Certification
2 32 (8.25%) MCSE
3 26 (6.70%) Degree
4 24 (6.19%) MCITP
5 22 (5.67%) Cisco Certification
6 21 (5.41%) CCNA
7 18 (4.64%) ITIL Certification
7 18 (4.64%) MCP
8 17 (4.38%) Citrix Certification
9 16 (4.12%) MCSA
10 10 (2.58%) CCA
10 10 (2.58%) Security Cleared
11 9 (2.32%) MCDST
12 8 (2.06%) DBS Check
13 7 (1.80%) CCNP
13 7 (1.80%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 6 (1.55%) HND
15 4 (1.03%) A+ Certification
15 4 (1.03%) MOS
16 3 (0.77%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 53 (13.66%) SLA
2 12 (3.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (1.55%) PCI DSS
4 3 (0.77%) QA
5 1 (0.26%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 260 (67.01%) Active Directory
2 118 (30.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 106 (27.32%) Hyper-V
4 67 (17.27%) Terminal Services
5 56 (14.43%) XenApp
6 39 (10.05%) VMware ESXi
7 33 (8.51%) XenDesktop
8 23 (5.93%) vSphere
9 21 (5.41%) XenServer
10 14 (3.61%) Virtual Machines
11 13 (3.35%) DFS Replication
12 9 (2.32%) VMware Workstation
13 8 (2.06%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 8 (2.06%) vCloud
13 8 (2.06%) Virtual Servers
14 7 (1.80%) Microsoft App-V
15 6 (1.55%) KVM
16 5 (1.29%) MetaFrame
17 4 (1.03%) Terminal Server
18 2 (0.52%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 33 (8.51%) SCCM
2 30 (7.73%) WSUS
3 20 (5.15%) SCOM
4 11 (2.84%) Failover Clustering
5 9 (2.32%) EdgeSight
6 8 (2.06%) vCenter Server
7 6 (1.55%) Backup Exec
7 6 (1.55%) ZABBIX
8 2 (0.52%) Cacti
8 2 (0.52%) Microsoft Intune
8 2 (0.52%) Nagios
8 2 (0.52%) Norton AntiVirus
8 2 (0.52%) Opscode Chef
8 2 (0.52%) Puppet
8 2 (0.52%) Red Hat Satellite
8 2 (0.52%) Red Hat Spacewalk
9 1 (0.26%) DameWare
9 1 (0.26%) HP Data Protector
9 1 (0.26%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
9 1 (0.26%) Nessus
Vendors
1 241 (62.11%) Microsoft
2 183 (47.16%) VMware
3 141 (36.34%) Citrix
4 54 (13.92%) Cisco
5 36 (9.28%) HP
6 32 (8.25%) Apple
7 18 (4.64%) Dell
7 18 (4.64%) Oracle
8 17 (4.38%) Veeam
9 16 (4.12%) EMC
10 15 (3.87%) SolarWinds
10 15 (3.87%) Sophos
11 13 (3.35%) SonicWALL
12 12 (3.09%) CheckPoint
13 11 (2.84%) McAfee
13 11 (2.84%) NetApp
14 10 (2.58%) Adobe
14 10 (2.58%) Aquila
15 8 (2.06%) Avaya
15 8 (2.06%) Northgate
Lancashire
Itecco
Salary: £20000 - £26000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
North Yorkshire
Nigel Frank International
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Bonus + Global Company
Posted: Yesterday
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £28000 - £34000 per annum + Bonus, Pension etc
Posted: Yesterday
Northampton, Northamptonshire
X4 Group
Salary: £30k - 34k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
North London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £45000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Frome
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £36000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Mortimer Spinks
Posted: 4 days ago
Crewe, Cheshire
Oscar
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Salmon Ltd
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 3 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Brentford, Middlesex
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + extensive benefits package
Posted: 4 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Crewe, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Wigan, Lancashire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £30k - 35k per year
Posted: 4 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £38000 - £43000 per annum + bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £20000.00 - £25000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Premier IT
Salary: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Tamworth, Staffordshire
euro car parts
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds
Venturi
Salary: £23000 - £26000 per annum + bonus +Full bens
Posted: 8 days ago
Milton Keynes
Bluetown Online LTD
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Bristol
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
Bristol
Bluetown Online LTD
Posted: 16 days ago
Watford
Hays London City Cheapside
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago
Manchester
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £28000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 25 days ago
Bath, Somerset
XIST4 IT LIMITED
Salary: £28-35,000 + Bens
Posted: 18 days ago