Remote Desktop Jobs

Remote Desktop
UK

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies requiring Remote Desktop skills. It includes a benchmarking guide to the annual salaries offered in vacancies that cited Remote Desktop over the 6 months leading up to 17 July 2024, comparing them to the same period in the previous two years.

6 months to
17 Jul 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 674 664 982
Rank change year-on-year -10 +318 -221
Permanent jobs citing Remote Desktop 221 235 317
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.22% 0.28% 0.18%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.75% 1.75% 1.37%
Number of salaries quoted 202 208 279
10th Percentile £25,760 £25,500 £25,000
25th Percentile £28,125 £27,750 £27,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £32,500 £33,500 £35,000
Median % change year-on-year -2.99% -4.29% -12.50%
75th Percentile £53,750 £45,000 £50,000
90th Percentile £80,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £30,000 £32,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year -7.69% -7.14% -9.09%

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
UK

Remote Desktop falls under the Communications and Computer Networking category. For comparison with the information above, the following table provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies requiring communications or computer networking skills.

Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 12,621 13,449 23,170
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 12.62% 15.94% 12.91%
Number of salaries quoted 8,419 7,526 12,490
10th Percentile £26,250 £28,500 £28,500
25th Percentile £32,500 £36,031 £38,031
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £51,500 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year -7.77% -1.90% +5.00%
75th Percentile £63,750 £70,083 £70,863
90th Percentile £78,750 £87,500 £87,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £44,934 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year -0.15% -5.26% +5.56%

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 17 July 2024.

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 17 July 2024. 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 -12 188 £35,000 +4.48% 37
UK excluding London -62 153 £30,000 -7.69% 42
Work from Home +76 74 £50,000 +3.09% 18
London +90 64 £52,500 +50.00% 3
South East -25 36 £31,250 -16.67% 6
South West -13 29 £30,000 -4.76% 5
North of England +6 28 £32,000 +4.92% 19
North West +4 23 £28,750 -4.96% 6
Wales +47 21 £28,290 -24.56% 4
East of England -29 16 £32,000 +14.29% 2
Midlands -56 15 £43,750 +32.58% 5
West Midlands -22 10 £30,000 -9.77% 2
Scotland -47 7 £29,500 +29.67% 4
East Midlands -39 5 £48,500 +46.97% 3
North East - 4 £36,750 - 4
Yorkshire +8 1 £50,000 +63.93% 9
Northern Ireland - 1 £21,500 -

Remote Desktop
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 60 (27.15%) Microsoft Exchange
2 46 (20.81%) SharePoint
3 4 (1.81%) IIS
4 2 (0.90%) IBM Notes
4 2 (0.90%) WordPress
5 1 (0.45%) CMS
5 1 (0.45%) Site Server
Applications
1 40 (18.10%) Microsoft Office
2 32 (14.48%) Microsoft Excel
2 32 (14.48%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.45%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (0.45%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 11 (4.98%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (2.26%) Elite 3E
Cloud Services
1 156 (70.59%) Microsoft 365
2 115 (52.04%) Azure
3 51 (23.08%) Entra ID
4 38 (17.19%) OneDrive
5 15 (6.79%) AWS
6 7 (3.17%) Power Platform
7 6 (2.71%) IaaS
8 5 (2.26%) PaaS
9 3 (1.36%) PowerApps
10 2 (0.90%) GCP
10 2 (0.90%) Mimecast
10 2 (0.90%) SaaS
10 2 (0.90%) WhatsApp
11 1 (0.45%) Dropbox
11 1 (0.45%) Dynamics 365
11 1 (0.45%) Google Drive
11 1 (0.45%) Google Workspace
11 1 (0.45%) Power Automate
Communications & Networking
1 60 (27.15%) Firewall
2 52 (23.53%) DNS
3 48 (21.72%) DHCP
4 41 (18.55%) VPN
5 36 (16.29%) WAN
6 35 (15.84%) LAN
7 27 (12.22%) TCP/IP
7 27 (12.22%) Wi-Fi
8 26 (11.76%) VLAN
9 23 (10.41%) SAN
10 19 (8.60%) VoIP
11 18 (8.14%) Wireless
12 16 (7.24%) MPLS
13 7 (3.17%) Fibre Channel
14 6 (2.71%) NAS
15 5 (2.26%) Internet
15 5 (2.26%) iSCSI
16 4 (1.81%) WLAN
17 3 (1.36%) SSL
18 2 (0.90%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (11.31%) Amazon RDS
2 9 (4.07%) SQL Server
3 7 (3.17%) Power BI
4 4 (1.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (1.36%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 23 (10.41%) GitLab
2 12 (5.43%) Jenkins
General
1 113 (51.13%) Social Skills
2 52 (23.53%) Finance
3 21 (9.50%) Banking
4 13 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
5 12 (5.43%) Investment Banking
6 8 (3.62%) Legal
7 7 (3.17%) Organisational Skills
7 7 (3.17%) Public Sector
8 5 (2.26%) Retail
9 4 (1.81%) Documentation Skills
10 3 (1.36%) Manufacturing
10 3 (1.36%) Telecoms
11 2 (0.90%) French Language
11 2 (0.90%) Law
11 2 (0.90%) Norwegian Language
11 2 (0.90%) Presentation Skills
12 1 (0.45%) Back Office
12 1 (0.45%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 58 (26.24%) Support Engineer
2 33 (14.93%) Analyst
2 33 (14.93%) Desktop Engineer
2 33 (14.93%) IT Support
3 32 (14.48%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 31 (14.03%) Desktop Support
5 29 (13.12%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 21 (9.50%) Service Analyst
7 20 (9.05%) Service Desk Analyst
8 16 (7.24%) 2nd Line Support
8 16 (7.24%) IT Engineer
8 16 (7.24%) IT Support Engineer
8 16 (7.24%) Project Manager
8 16 (7.24%) Senior
8 16 (7.24%) Support Analyst
9 13 (5.88%) Technical Support
10 12 (5.43%) 3rd Line Support
10 12 (5.43%) Data Centre Manager
10 12 (5.43%) Data Centre Project Manager
11 11 (4.98%) IT Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (2.26%) X-Windows
2 3 (1.36%) XML
3 2 (0.90%) CSS
3 2 (0.90%) HTML
4 1 (0.45%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 18 (8.14%) Data Centre
2 17 (7.69%) iPad
2 17 (7.69%) Public Cloud
3 16 (7.24%) Driving Licence
4 14 (6.33%) Smartphone
5 13 (5.88%) Replication
6 10 (4.52%) Self-Motivation
7 9 (4.07%) Enterprise Software
8 6 (2.71%) PKI
9 5 (2.26%) Low-Code
10 4 (1.81%) Onboarding
11 3 (1.36%) EPoS
11 3 (1.36%) iPhone
12 2 (0.90%) CCTV
12 2 (0.90%) Handset
13 1 (0.45%) Blackberry
13 1 (0.45%) Clustering
13 1 (0.45%) Data Protection Act
13 1 (0.45%) Tandem
13 1 (0.45%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 150 (67.87%) Windows
2 67 (30.32%) Windows Server
3 40 (18.10%) Windows 10
4 19 (8.60%) Linux
5 18 (8.14%) Windows Server 2016
6 17 (7.69%) Windows Server 2019
7 16 (7.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 13 (5.88%) Android
9 9 (4.07%) Mac OS X
9 9 (4.07%) Windows Phone
9 9 (4.07%) Windows Server 2008
9 9 (4.07%) Windows Server 2012
10 8 (3.62%) Apple iOS
10 8 (3.62%) Windows 7
11 5 (2.26%) Mac OS
12 4 (1.81%) CentOS
12 4 (1.81%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (31.22%) Customer Service
2 49 (22.17%) ITIL
3 39 (17.65%) Ticket Management
4 37 (16.74%) Problem-Solving
5 33 (14.93%) Agile
5 33 (14.93%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 31 (14.03%) Break/Fix
7 22 (9.95%) ITSM
8 20 (9.05%) DevOps
8 20 (9.05%) PRINCE2
9 19 (8.60%) Problem Management
10 17 (7.69%) Project Management
10 17 (7.69%) Task Automation
11 16 (7.24%) Service Delivery
12 15 (6.79%) Asset Management
12 15 (6.79%) CRM
12 15 (6.79%) Mentoring
13 14 (6.33%) Incident Management
13 14 (6.33%) Remote Monitoring and Management
13 14 (6.33%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 39 (17.65%) PowerShell
2 22 (9.95%) Python
3 17 (7.69%) Bash
4 12 (5.43%) Korn
4 12 (5.43%) Perl
4 12 (5.43%) Ruby
4 12 (5.43%) SQL
5 4 (1.81%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 33 (14.93%) Degree
2 21 (9.50%) Microsoft Certification
3 16 (7.24%) APMP
4 11 (4.98%) Security Cleared
5 10 (4.52%) A+ Certification
6 9 (4.07%) Azure Certification
6 9 (4.07%) MCP
7 6 (2.71%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 5 (2.26%) CCA
8 5 (2.26%) Citrix Certification
8 5 (2.26%) SC Cleared
9 4 (1.81%) CCNA
9 4 (1.81%) Cisco Certification
9 4 (1.81%) HND
9 4 (1.81%) MCSA
10 3 (1.36%) ITIL Certification
10 3 (1.36%) MCSE
10 3 (1.36%) Network+ Certification
11 2 (0.90%) MCDST
11 2 (0.90%) Server+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (4.98%) GDPR
1 11 (4.98%) SLA
2 5 (2.26%) QA
3 3 (1.36%) Cyber Essentials
3 3 (1.36%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.45%) PMO
System Software
1 135 (61.09%) Active Directory
2 80 (36.20%) VMware Infrastructure
3 51 (23.08%) Hyper-V
4 26 (11.76%) VMware ESXi
4 26 (11.76%) XenApp
5 25 (11.31%) XenDesktop
6 20 (9.05%) Docker
7 16 (7.24%) Terminal Services
8 15 (6.79%) Virtual Desktop
9 7 (3.17%) vSphere
10 4 (1.81%) Virtual Machines
10 4 (1.81%) VMware NSX
10 4 (1.81%) VMware Server
11 3 (1.36%) Terminal Server
12 1 (0.45%) Ceph
12 1 (0.45%) DFS Replication
12 1 (0.45%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 61 (27.60%) Microsoft Intune
2 21 (9.50%) Ansible
3 20 (9.05%) Terraform
4 18 (8.14%) WSUS
5 14 (6.33%) SCCM
6 13 (5.88%) Puppet
7 12 (5.43%) Red Hat Satellite
8 9 (4.07%) AirWatch
9 7 (3.17%) vCenter Server
10 5 (2.26%) Backup Exec
10 5 (2.26%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
11 3 (1.36%) Jamf Pro
12 1 (0.45%) Active Directory Federation Services
12 1 (0.45%) Failover Clustering
12 1 (0.45%) Microsoft Clustering
12 1 (0.45%) N-central
12 1 (0.45%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 191 (86.43%) Microsoft
2 83 (37.56%) VMware
3 46 (20.81%) Citrix
4 32 (14.48%) Cisco
5 18 (8.14%) Ruckus Wireless
6 16 (7.24%) Veeam
7 12 (5.43%) Red Hat
7 12 (5.43%) TOWER Software
8 10 (4.52%) Dell
9 8 (3.62%) Fortinet
9 8 (3.62%) HP
9 8 (3.62%) Sophos
10 6 (2.71%) Draytek
10 6 (2.71%) iManage
11 5 (2.26%) Apple
11 5 (2.26%) ConnectWise
11 5 (2.26%) Intapp
11 5 (2.26%) N-able
11 5 (2.26%) Symantec
11 5 (2.26%) Veritas