Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for Terminal Services skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Terminal Services over the 6 months to 19 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Terminal Services
UK
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 946 844 778
Rank change year-on-year -102 -66 +55
Permanent jobs citing Terminal Services 253 377 575
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.14% 0.20% 0.26%
As % of the System Software category 1.10% 1.61% 2.32%
Number of salaries quoted 223 318 514
UK median annual salary £38,000 £33,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.15% -5.71% +7.69%
10th Percentile £22,500 £21,250 £20,325
90th Percentile £53,750 £59,500 £54,275
UK excluding London median annual salary £37,500 £32,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year +15.38% -7.14% +8.53%

Terminal Services is in the System Software category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 23010 23391 24817
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 12.91% 12.40% 11.35%
Number of salaries quoted 19260 19638 20712
UK median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +2.56%
10th Percentile £23,750 £23,500 £22,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £67,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +7.14%

Terminal Services
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Terminal Services as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Terminal Services in the UK

Terminal Services
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Terminal Services.

Salary trend for Terminal Services in the UK

Terminal Services
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Terminal Services over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Terminal Services in the UK

Terminal Services
Top 15 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Terminal Services within the UK over the 6 months to 19 November 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 -75 248 £38,750 +17.42% 8
UK excluding London -32 181 £37,500 +15.38% 9
London -44 72 £42,500 +6.25%
North of England +8 67 £43,000 +53.57% 5
South East +45 59 £39,000 +4.00% 1
North West +23 49 £43,000 +56.36% 3
East of England +4 25 £33,250 +2.31%
Midlands +18 16 £25,000 -10.71% 2
Yorkshire +3 16 £35,000 +11.11% 1
East Midlands +31 12 £28,750 +2.68% 1
South West -9 9 £25,500 -22.73%
Wales +19 4 £28,500 -26.45%
West Midlands +2 4 £25,000 -16.67% 1
North East - 2 £30,000 - 1
Northern Ireland - 1 £35,000 -

For the 6 months to 19 November 2017, IT jobs citing Terminal Services 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 Terminal Services.

1 233 (92.09%) Windows
2 203 (80.24%) Active Directory
3 200 (79.05%) Microsoft
4 165 (65.22%) VMware
5 128 (50.59%) MS Exchange
6 124 (49.01%) Windows Server
7 122 (48.22%) Windows Server 2012
8 118 (46.64%) VMware Infrastructure
9 114 (45.06%) DNS
10 112 (44.27%) Office 365
11 104 (41.11%) WAN
12 102 (40.32%) Firewall
13 100 (39.53%) Citrix
14 96 (37.94%) VPN
14 96 (37.94%) Cisco
14 96 (37.94%) DHCP
15 92 (36.36%) LAN
16 91 (35.97%) Windows Server 2008
17 89 (35.18%) Windows Server 2003
18 86 (33.99%) Hyper-V
19 84 (33.20%) Microsoft Certification
19 84 (33.20%) ITIL
20 80 (31.62%) Remote Desktop
21 76 (30.04%) SAN
22 75 (29.64%) TCP/IP
23 70 (27.67%) MCSE
24 65 (25.69%) SharePoint
25 58 (22.92%) Microsoft Office
26 56 (22.13%) Linux
26 56 (22.13%) Windows 7

Terminal Services
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
1 128 (50.59%) MS Exchange
2 65 (25.69%) SharePoint
3 41 (16.21%) IIS
4 39 (15.42%) Exchange Server 2010
5 38 (15.02%) Exchange Server 2013
6 34 (13.44%) Skype for Business
7 24 (9.49%) Exchange Server 2007
8 17 (6.72%) SharePoint 2013
9 13 (5.14%) Exchange Server 2003
10 9 (3.56%) Apache
10 9 (3.56%) Tomcat
11 7 (2.77%) BizTalk Server
12 2 (0.79%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 1 (0.40%) Exchange Server 5.5
13 1 (0.40%) WordPress
Applications
1 58 (22.92%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (2.77%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (1.19%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 3 (1.19%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (2.77%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 112 (44.27%) Office 365
2 48 (18.97%) Microsoft Azure
3 35 (13.83%) Amazon AWS
4 15 (5.93%) PaaS
5 6 (2.37%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (1.19%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 114 (45.06%) DNS
2 104 (41.11%) WAN
3 102 (40.32%) Firewall
4 96 (37.94%) DHCP
4 96 (37.94%) VPN
5 92 (36.36%) LAN
6 80 (31.62%) Remote Desktop
7 76 (30.04%) SAN
8 75 (29.64%) TCP/IP
9 48 (18.97%) VLAN
10 41 (16.21%) MPLS
11 37 (14.62%) VoIP
12 35 (13.83%) Cisco ASA
13 31 (12.25%) Skype
14 27 (10.67%) Cisco PIX
15 25 (9.88%) iSCSI
15 25 (9.88%) Wi-Fi
16 19 (7.51%) Fibre Channel
17 18 (7.11%) NAS
18 17 (6.72%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (16.60%) SQL Server
2 12 (4.74%) SQL Server 2012
3 11 (4.35%) SQL Server 2008
4 9 (3.56%) MySQL
4 9 (3.56%) SQL Server 2005
5 8 (3.16%) Crystal Reports
6 7 (2.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (1.19%) Amazon RDS
8 2 (0.79%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (0.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 7 (2.77%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 33 (13.04%) Finance
2 21 (8.30%) Retail
3 15 (5.93%) Games
4 13 (5.14%) Back Office
4 13 (5.14%) Telecoms
5 11 (4.35%) Manufacturing
6 10 (3.95%) Legal
7 9 (3.56%) Marketing
8 8 (3.16%) Electronics
9 1 (0.40%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 77 (30.43%) Support Engineer
2 54 (21.34%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 50 (19.76%) Analyst
4 43 (17.00%) 3rd Line Support
5 41 (16.21%) Support Analyst
6 38 (15.02%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 36 (14.23%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 36 (14.23%) IT Support
8 27 (10.67%) Administrator
8 27 (10.67%) Systems Administrator
9 24 (9.49%) Infrastructure Support
10 22 (8.70%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
11 19 (7.51%) IT Engineer
11 19 (7.51%) Project Engineer
12 18 (7.11%) IT Support Engineer
13 16 (6.32%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
13 16 (6.32%) Senior Analyst
13 16 (6.32%) VMware Engineer
14 14 (5.53%) Office 365 Engineer
14 14 (5.53%) Senior Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (12.65%) Web Services
2 8 (3.16%) ODBC
3 2 (0.79%) Software Packaging
4 1 (0.40%) .NET
4 1 (0.40%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.40%) CSS
4 1 (0.40%) Flash
4 1 (0.40%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 30 (11.86%) Data Centre
2 19 (7.51%) Replication
3 17 (6.72%) Public Cloud
4 16 (6.32%) Computer Science
5 15 (5.93%) Clustering
6 13 (5.14%) Driving Licence
7 11 (4.35%) Management Information System
8 7 (2.77%) Fat Client
8 7 (2.77%) Smartphone
8 7 (2.77%) Thin Client
9 6 (2.37%) Handset
10 5 (1.98%) Analytical Skills
11 4 (1.58%) Blackberry
11 4 (1.58%) CMDB
11 4 (1.58%) iPad
12 3 (1.19%) iPhone
12 3 (1.19%) iSeries
13 2 (0.79%) CCTV
13 2 (0.79%) Cyber Attack
13 2 (0.79%) HP Storage
Operating Systems
1 233 (92.09%) Windows
2 124 (49.01%) Windows Server
3 122 (48.22%) Windows Server 2012
4 91 (35.97%) Windows Server 2008
5 89 (35.18%) Windows Server 2003
6 56 (22.13%) Linux
6 56 (22.13%) Windows 7
7 30 (11.86%) Windows 10
8 23 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 19 (7.51%) Windows 8
10 15 (5.93%) CentOS
10 15 (5.93%) Windows XP
11 13 (5.14%) Ubuntu
12 12 (4.74%) Android
13 8 (3.16%) Mac OS
14 5 (1.98%) Apple iOS
14 5 (1.98%) Windows Phone
15 4 (1.58%) Mac OS X
15 4 (1.58%) Solaris
16 2 (0.79%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (33.20%) ITIL
2 39 (15.42%) Mentoring
3 34 (13.44%) CRM
4 32 (12.65%) Presales
4 32 (12.65%) Problem Management
5 30 (11.86%) Migration
6 22 (8.70%) Service Delivery
7 18 (7.11%) Technical Architecture
8 17 (6.72%) Coaching
9 16 (6.32%) Change Management
9 16 (6.32%) Load Balancing
9 16 (6.32%) Server Building
10 15 (5.93%) E-Commerce
10 15 (5.93%) High Availability
11 14 (5.53%) Contingency Planning
11 14 (5.53%) Integration Testing
12 11 (4.35%) Disaster Recovery
12 11 (4.35%) Project Management
12 11 (4.35%) Workflow
13 10 (3.95%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 55 (21.74%) SQL
2 46 (18.18%) PowerShell
3 9 (3.56%) T-SQL
4 7 (2.77%) Bash Shell
5 2 (0.79%) C
5 2 (0.79%) Java
6 1 (0.40%) C#
6 1 (0.40%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.40%) PHP
6 1 (0.40%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 84 (33.20%) Microsoft Certification
2 70 (27.67%) MCSE
3 45 (17.79%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 44 (17.39%) CCNA
4 44 (17.39%) Cisco Certification
5 29 (11.46%) MCP
6 25 (9.88%) MCITP
7 22 (8.70%) MCSA
8 19 (7.51%) ITIL Certification
9 18 (7.11%) Degree
10 14 (5.53%) CCIE
10 14 (5.53%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
11 8 (3.16%) Citrix Certification
12 6 (2.37%) CCA
13 5 (1.98%) CCNP
13 5 (1.98%) Security Cleared
14 4 (1.58%) DV Cleared
15 3 (1.19%) A+ Certification
15 3 (1.19%) MCTS
16 2 (0.79%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (6.72%) SLA
2 2 (0.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (0.79%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.40%) Cyber Essentials
3 1 (0.40%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.40%) QA
System Software
1 203 (80.24%) Active Directory
2 118 (46.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 86 (33.99%) Hyper-V
4 43 (17.00%) vSphere
5 32 (12.65%) VMware ESXi
6 31 (12.25%) XenApp
7 29 (11.46%) Virtual Machines
8 21 (8.30%) VMware Workstation
9 13 (5.14%) XenDesktop
10 10 (3.95%) Virtual Servers
10 10 (3.95%) XenServer
11 9 (3.56%) KVM
12 8 (3.16%) Virtual Desktop
13 4 (1.58%) Forefront TMG
13 4 (1.58%) ISA Server
14 2 (0.79%) Firmware
14 2 (0.79%) NFS
15 1 (0.40%) Citrix Presentation Server
15 1 (0.40%) Microsoft App-V
15 1 (0.40%) Xen
Systems Management
1 40 (15.81%) WSUS
2 33 (13.04%) Backup Exec
3 23 (9.09%) SCCM
4 21 (8.30%) vCenter Server
5 14 (5.53%) SCOM
6 9 (3.56%) ZABBIX
7 8 (3.16%) Norton AntiVirus
8 4 (1.58%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 4 (1.58%) MOM
9 3 (1.19%) EdgeSight
10 2 (0.79%) SolarWinds Orion
11 1 (0.40%) Failover Clustering
11 1 (0.40%) FortiGate
11 1 (0.40%) McAfee ePO
11 1 (0.40%) Microsoft Intune
11 1 (0.40%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 200 (79.05%) Microsoft
2 165 (65.22%) VMware
3 100 (39.53%) Citrix
4 96 (37.94%) Cisco
5 53 (20.95%) HP
6 39 (15.42%) Veeam
7 35 (13.83%) Dell
8 34 (13.44%) SonicWALL
9 33 (13.04%) Symantec
10 32 (12.65%) Juniper
11 20 (7.91%) McAfee
12 18 (7.11%) Google
13 16 (6.32%) Draytek
14 15 (5.93%) ProCurve
14 15 (5.93%) WatchGuard
15 14 (5.53%) Apple
15 14 (5.53%) Veritas
15 14 (5.53%) ZyXEL
16 13 (5.14%) F5
17 12 (4.74%) Wyse