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 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Remote Desktop
UK
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 651 734 626
Rank change year-on-year +83 -108  
Permanent jobs citing Remote Desktop 203 218 344
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.24% 0.21% 0.32%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.49% 1.20% 1.75%
Number of salaries quoted 168 180 291
Median salary £34,000 £31,000 £29,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.67% +5.08%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £21,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £47,650 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £31,625 £27,000 £28,000
% change year-on-year +17.12% -3.57%  

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 13636 18120 19660
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 15.97% 17.36% 18.36%
Number of salaries quoted 11111 14994 15669
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year -5.88% +2.40%  

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 29 March 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 29 March 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 +54 190 £35,000 +12.90% 23
London +23 52 £38,750 +6.89% 2
East of England +11 30 £25,500 +2.00% 2
South East +62 29 £46,250 +23.33% 3
South West +29 22 £28,250 +4.62% 2
North West +7 19 £26,500 +17.77% 7
West Midlands +35 15 £34,000 +7.93% 1
Yorkshire +46 14 £37,000 +54.16% 3
West Yorkshire +32 14 £37,000 +54.16% 3
Bristol +11 13 £60,000 +144.89% 1
Leeds - 13 £37,500 - 3
Surrey +41 12 £52,500 +35.48%
East Midlands +4 12 £25,000 +13.63% 3
Shropshire +3 11 £35,000 +11.11%
Cheshire - 10 £30,000 - 6
City of London +42 9 £37,500 -23.46%
Hertfordshire 0 9 £45,000 +73.07% 1
Telford -4 9 £35,000 +11.11%
Redhill - 9 £50,000 -
Manchester -20 8 £23,250 +3.33% 1
Warrington - 8 £30,000 - 3
Berkshire +43 7 £30,000 -22.07% 1
Northamptonshire +22 7 £25,000 - 2
Wiltshire +21 7 £25,000 -27.53% 1
Cambridgeshire +17 7 £38,000 +52.00%
Salisbury - 7 £25,000 -
Suffolk +18 6 £17,500 -27.08%
Oxfordshire - 6 £47,500 - 1
Norfolk - 5 £17,500 - 1
Cambridge +6 4 £38,000 +52.00%

For the 6 months to 29 March 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.

1 357 (86.86%) Windows
2 256 (62.29%) Active Directory
3 237 (57.66%) Microsoft
4 204 (49.64%) Windows Server
5 185 (45.01%) VMware
6 170 (41.36%) MS Exchange
7 161 (39.17%) Windows Server 2008
8 148 (36.01%) Windows Server 2012
9 133 (32.36%) Windows 7
10 131 (31.87%) VMware Infrastructure
11 126 (30.66%) Hyper-V
12 123 (29.93%) DNS
13 120 (29.20%) Citrix
14 105 (25.55%) Firewall
15 98 (23.84%) MS Excel
16 93 (22.63%) DHCP
17 90 (21.90%) ITIL
18 89 (21.65%) Office 365
19 85 (20.68%) MS Office
20 77 (18.73%) VPN
20 77 (18.73%) Exchange Server 2010
21 75 (18.25%) TCP/IP
21 75 (18.25%) SQL
21 75 (18.25%) Windows 10
22 74 (18.00%) SLA
23 70 (17.03%) Microsoft Certification
24 69 (16.79%) Cisco
25 66 (16.06%) SQL Server
26 61 (14.84%) LAN
27 58 (14.11%) SAN

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
1 170 (41.36%) MS Exchange
2 77 (18.73%) Exchange Server 2010
3 45 (10.95%) Exchange Server 2013
4 41 (9.98%) IIS
5 23 (5.60%) Skype for Business
6 22 (5.35%) SharePoint
7 17 (4.14%) Exchange Server 2003
8 15 (3.65%) Apache
9 8 (1.95%) Exchange Server 2007
10 6 (1.46%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 4 (0.97%) BizTalk Server
11 4 (0.97%) Confluence
11 4 (0.97%) SharePoint 2013
11 4 (0.97%) Tomcat
12 2 (0.49%) IBM Domino
12 2 (0.49%) Joomla!
13 1 (0.24%) CMS
13 1 (0.24%) GlassFish
13 1 (0.24%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 1 (0.24%) WebLogic
Applications
1 98 (23.84%) MS Excel
2 85 (20.68%) MS Office
3 13 (3.16%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (0.97%) Final Cut Pro
4 4 (0.97%) QuarkXPress
5 3 (0.73%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 5 (1.22%) Cognos Controller
1 5 (1.22%) Infor CloudSuite
1 5 (1.22%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
1 5 (1.22%) Infor CRM
2 3 (0.73%) Oracle Applications
3 2 (0.49%) Visualfiles
4 1 (0.24%) Sage 200
4 1 (0.24%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 89 (21.65%) Office 365
2 26 (6.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 16 (3.89%) Amazon AWS
4 11 (2.68%) Cloud Computing
5 7 (1.70%) PaaS
6 5 (1.22%) iPaaS
7 4 (0.97%) G Suite
7 4 (0.97%) Mimecast
8 3 (0.73%) IaaS
8 3 (0.73%) SaaS
9 1 (0.24%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 123 (29.93%) DNS
2 105 (25.55%) Firewall
3 93 (22.63%) DHCP
4 77 (18.73%) VPN
5 75 (18.25%) TCP/IP
6 61 (14.84%) LAN
7 58 (14.11%) SAN
8 56 (13.63%) WAN
9 48 (11.68%) VoIP
10 35 (8.52%) VLAN
11 24 (5.84%) NetScaler
12 19 (4.62%) Wi-Fi
12 19 (4.62%) Wireless
13 16 (3.89%) MPLS
13 16 (3.89%) NAS
14 15 (3.65%) Internet
15 12 (2.92%) DDNS
16 11 (2.68%) ADSL
16 11 (2.68%) Cisco ASA
16 11 (2.68%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 66 (16.06%) SQL Server
2 20 (4.87%) MySQL
3 12 (2.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 11 (2.68%) SQL Server 2012
5 6 (1.46%) SQL Server 2005
5 6 (1.46%) SQL Server 2008
6 5 (1.22%) QlikView
6 5 (1.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 4 (0.97%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (0.73%) SQL Server 2014
9 1 (0.24%) Amazon RDS
9 1 (0.24%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 5 (1.22%) JIRA
2 1 (0.24%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.24%) Subversion
General
1 33 (8.03%) Finance
2 22 (5.35%) Manufacturing
3 19 (4.62%) Legal
4 18 (4.38%) Retail
5 15 (3.65%) Telecoms
6 14 (3.41%) Law
7 9 (2.19%) Marketing
8 7 (1.70%) Automotive
9 3 (0.73%) Advertising
9 3 (0.73%) Banking
9 3 (0.73%) Games
9 3 (0.73%) Local Government
10 1 (0.24%) French Language
10 1 (0.24%) German Language
10 1 (0.24%) Italian Language
10 1 (0.24%) Portuguese Language
10 1 (0.24%) Publishing
10 1 (0.24%) Spanish Language
10 1 (0.24%) Swedish Language
10 1 (0.24%) Turkish Language
Job Titles
1 94 (22.87%) Analyst
2 75 (18.25%) Support Engineer
3 70 (17.03%) IT Support
4 53 (12.90%) Support Analyst
5 50 (12.17%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 44 (10.71%) IT Engineer
7 39 (9.49%) 3rd Line Support
8 36 (8.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 35 (8.52%) Service Desk Analyst
10 34 (8.27%) Service Analyst
11 31 (7.54%) IT Support Engineer
12 30 (7.30%) 2nd Line Support
13 21 (5.11%) 1st Line Support
13 21 (5.11%) Service Desk Support
14 20 (4.87%) 1st/2nd Line Support
14 20 (4.87%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
14 20 (4.87%) Administrator
14 20 (4.87%) Windows Engineer
15 19 (4.62%) Service Desk Support Analyst
16 18 (4.38%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (2.19%) .NET
1 9 (2.19%) CSS
2 8 (1.95%) Web Services
3 6 (1.46%) HTML
4 5 (1.22%) EDI
5 4 (0.97%) .NET Framework
6 2 (0.49%) ASP.NET
7 1 (0.24%) COM
7 1 (0.24%) HTML5
7 1 (0.24%) jQuery
7 1 (0.24%) LAMP
7 1 (0.24%) Middleware
7 1 (0.24%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 32 (7.79%) Driving Licence
2 30 (7.30%) Clustering
3 28 (6.81%) Data Centre
4 21 (5.11%) Blackberry
5 18 (4.38%) Video Conferencing
6 14 (3.41%) Analytical Skills
6 14 (3.41%) Management Information System
7 13 (3.16%) Replication
8 12 (2.92%) iPad
9 11 (2.68%) HP StoreVirtual
9 11 (2.68%) User Experience
10 9 (2.19%) iPhone
11 7 (1.70%) Client/Server
12 6 (1.46%) Handset
12 6 (1.46%) Virtual Team
13 5 (1.22%) Cyber Attack
13 5 (1.22%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
13 5 (1.22%) Fat Client
13 5 (1.22%) Hedge funds
13 5 (1.22%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 357 (86.86%) Windows
2 204 (49.64%) Windows Server
3 161 (39.17%) Windows Server 2008
4 148 (36.01%) Windows Server 2012
5 133 (32.36%) Windows 7
6 75 (18.25%) Windows 10
7 50 (12.17%) Windows Server 2003
8 49 (11.92%) Linux
9 41 (9.98%) Windows 8
10 26 (6.33%) Mac OS X
11 13 (3.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 13 (3.16%) Windows XP
12 12 (2.92%) Apple iOS
12 12 (2.92%) Mac OS
13 9 (2.19%) Android
14 7 (1.70%) Unix
15 5 (1.22%) Ubuntu
16 4 (0.97%) CentOS
16 4 (0.97%) Windows 2000
17 3 (0.73%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 90 (21.90%) ITIL
2 49 (11.92%) Disaster Recovery
3 27 (6.57%) Problem Management
4 26 (6.33%) Service Delivery
5 22 (5.35%) Mentoring
5 22 (5.35%) Service Management
6 21 (5.11%) Migration
7 18 (4.38%) High Availability
8 17 (4.14%) Coaching
8 17 (4.14%) Mobile Device Management
8 17 (4.14%) Root Cause Analysis
9 16 (3.89%) Incident Management
10 15 (3.65%) ERP
11 14 (3.41%) Change Management
11 14 (3.41%) Information Security
12 12 (2.92%) Agile Software Development
12 12 (2.92%) Business Continuity
12 12 (2.92%) IT Strategy
12 12 (2.92%) Patch Management
13 11 (2.68%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 75 (18.25%) SQL
2 41 (9.98%) PowerShell
3 12 (2.92%) C
4 7 (1.70%) VB
4 7 (1.70%) VBScript
5 4 (0.97%) C++
5 4 (0.97%) Objective-C
5 4 (0.97%) Python
5 4 (0.97%) Ruby
6 3 (0.73%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.24%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.24%) C#
7 1 (0.24%) Perl
7 1 (0.24%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.24%) VBA
Qualifications
1 70 (17.03%) Microsoft Certification
2 44 (10.71%) MCSE
3 33 (8.03%) MCITP
4 30 (7.30%) Degree
5 29 (7.06%) Cisco Certification
6 28 (6.81%) CCNA
7 24 (5.84%) MCP
8 19 (4.62%) ITIL Certification
9 17 (4.14%) MCSA
10 13 (3.16%) CCNP
10 13 (3.16%) Citrix Certification
11 9 (2.19%) MCDST
12 7 (1.70%) Security Cleared
13 6 (1.46%) HND
14 5 (1.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 4 (0.97%) DBS Check
15 4 (0.97%) SC Cleared
16 3 (0.73%) CCA
16 3 (0.73%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
16 3 (0.73%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 74 (18.00%) SLA
2 11 (2.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (0.73%) ISO 9001
3 3 (0.73%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.49%) QA
System Software
1 256 (62.29%) Active Directory
2 131 (31.87%) VMware Infrastructure
3 126 (30.66%) Hyper-V
4 53 (12.90%) Terminal Services
5 42 (10.22%) XenApp
6 33 (8.03%) vSphere
7 27 (6.57%) XenDesktop
8 21 (5.11%) VMware ESX
9 19 (4.62%) XenServer
10 12 (2.92%) vCloud
10 12 (2.92%) VMware ESXi
11 10 (2.43%) Virtual Machines
12 9 (2.19%) Forefront TMG
12 9 (2.19%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 9 (2.19%) Virtual Servers
13 8 (1.95%) Microsoft App-V
14 5 (1.22%) DFS Replication
14 5 (1.22%) MetaFrame
15 3 (0.73%) VMware Workstation
16 2 (0.49%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 34 (8.27%) SCCM
2 17 (4.14%) SCOM
3 15 (3.65%) Backup Exec
4 13 (3.16%) WSUS
5 9 (2.19%) Norton AntiVirus
6 5 (1.22%) EdgeSight
6 5 (1.22%) Nagios
7 4 (0.97%) Failover Clustering
7 4 (0.97%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 4 (0.97%) NetBackup
7 4 (0.97%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 3 (0.73%) Ansible
9 1 (0.24%) AppManager
9 1 (0.24%) HP Data Protector
9 1 (0.24%) Microsoft Clustering
9 1 (0.24%) Nessus
9 1 (0.24%) OpenView
9 1 (0.24%) Opscode Chef
9 1 (0.24%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 1 (0.24%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 237 (57.66%) Microsoft
2 185 (45.01%) VMware
3 120 (29.20%) Citrix
4 69 (16.79%) Cisco
5 48 (11.68%) HP
6 24 (5.84%) Apple
7 23 (5.60%) Dell
8 22 (5.35%) SonicWALL
9 21 (5.11%) Sophos
10 20 (4.87%) CheckPoint
11 19 (4.62%) Veeam
12 15 (3.65%) NetApp
12 15 (3.65%) Oracle
12 15 (3.65%) SolarWinds
13 12 (2.92%) Symantec
13 12 (2.92%) Zerto
14 11 (2.68%) EMC
15 10 (2.43%) Draytek
15 10 (2.43%) WatchGuard
16 8 (1.95%) Juniper
Warrington, Cheshire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £28000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
X4 Group
Salary: £18k - 34k per year
Posted: 3 hours ago
Cheshire
The People Network
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cheshire
The People Network
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Robert Walters
Salary: £35000 - £48000 per annum + Company Car
Posted: Yesterday
Widnes
Michael Page Technology
Salary: £24000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Morson International
Salary: £25000.00 - £29000.00 per annum + superb benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £35k per year
Posted: 6 days ago
South East London
Futureheads Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
onezeero.
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Bluetownonline
Posted: 6 days ago
Brighton
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £19000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Warrington
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
Warrington
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £27000 - £33000 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
Leeds
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £26000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Salmon Ltd
Salary: Unspecified Competitive salary + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Wells-next-the-sea, Norfolk
Monica Vinader LTD
Salary: Excellent
Posted: 7 days ago
Slough
People Source Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Abingdon
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 27 days ago
Northamptonshire
IQ Telecom
Salary: £26 - £29000 per annum + Car Allowance
Posted: 23 days ago