Period
to 22 January 2018

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 22 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Terminal Services
UK
6 months to
22 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 937 863 816
Rank change year-on-year -74 -47 -17
Permanent jobs citing Terminal Services 231 320 501
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.13% 0.18% 0.24%
As % of the System Software category 1.02% 1.49% 2.07%
Number of salaries quoted 194 268 445
UK median annual salary £38,000 £32,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.92% -7.14% -
10th Percentile £22,725 £21,250 £20,750
90th Percentile £53,750 £58,750 £52,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £37,500 £31,500 £33,000
% change year-on-year +19.05% -4.55% -1.49%

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 22,701 21,448 24,188
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 13.09% 12.29% 11.59%
Number of salaries quoted 18,896 17,795 20,428
UK median annual salary £45,000 £42,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% +5.00% +1.27%
10th Percentile £24,000 £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 22 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Terminal Services in the UK

Terminal Services
Top 16 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 22 January 2018. 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 -70 223 £38,000 +16.92% 39
UK excluding London -69 160 £37,500 +19.05% 34
London -21 71 £42,500 +1.19% 7
North of England -2 57 £43,000 +56.36% 13
South East -11 40 £35,000 - 5
North West +10 38 £43,000 +56.36% 6
East of England -5 19 £37,500 +25.00% 6
South West -20 19 £37,500 +13.64% 5
Midlands -14 17 £25,000 -16.67% 3
Yorkshire +11 14 £37,500 +19.05% 6
West Midlands -12 9 £25,000 -28.57% 1
East Midlands +10 8 £28,750 -4.17% 2
Scotland -36 6 - - 1
North East - 5 £30,000 - 1
Wales - 1 £28,500 - 1
Northern Ireland - 1 £35,000 -

For the 6 months to 22 January 2018, 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.

1 220 (95.24%) Windows
2 182 (78.79%) Active Directory
3 179 (77.49%) Microsoft
4 152 (65.80%) VMware
5 118 (51.08%) Windows Server
6 101 (43.72%) VMware Infrastructure
7 98 (42.42%) Office 365
8 96 (41.56%) DNS
9 94 (40.69%) Windows Server 2012
10 91 (39.39%) VPN
11 87 (37.66%) ITIL
12 86 (37.23%) Citrix
13 84 (36.36%) MS Exchange
13 84 (36.36%) WAN
14 82 (35.50%) DHCP
15 81 (35.06%) Firewall
16 80 (34.63%) LAN
17 79 (34.20%) Hyper-V
18 70 (30.30%) Microsoft Certification
19 66 (28.57%) SAN
20 64 (27.71%) Windows Server 2008
21 63 (27.27%) VLAN
22 62 (26.84%) Cisco
22 62 (26.84%) SharePoint
23 61 (26.41%) MCSE
23 61 (26.41%) Remote Desktop
24 55 (23.81%) vSphere
25 52 (22.51%) Microsoft Azure
26 51 (22.08%) Microsoft Office
27 50 (21.65%) SQL Server

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 84 (36.36%) MS Exchange
2 62 (26.84%) SharePoint
3 32 (13.85%) Exchange Server 2010
4 28 (12.12%) Exchange Server 2013
5 26 (11.26%) IIS
6 20 (8.66%) SharePoint 2013
6 20 (8.66%) Skype for Business
7 14 (6.06%) Exchange Server 2007
8 9 (3.90%) Exchange Server 2003
9 6 (2.60%) BizTalk Server
10 1 (0.43%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 1 (0.43%) WordPress
Applications
1 51 (22.08%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (1.73%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (1.30%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.87%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (2.60%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.43%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 98 (42.42%) Office 365
2 52 (22.51%) Microsoft Azure
3 30 (12.99%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (2.60%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (1.73%) PaaS
6 2 (0.87%) Azure Active Directory
6 2 (0.87%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 96 (41.56%) DNS
2 91 (39.39%) VPN
3 84 (36.36%) WAN
4 82 (35.50%) DHCP
5 81 (35.06%) Firewall
6 80 (34.63%) LAN
7 66 (28.57%) SAN
8 63 (27.27%) VLAN
9 61 (26.41%) Remote Desktop
10 44 (19.05%) TCP/IP
11 39 (16.88%) VoIP
12 30 (12.99%) MPLS
13 27 (11.69%) Wi-Fi
14 23 (9.96%) Skype
15 22 (9.52%) ISDN
16 21 (9.09%) iSCSI
17 15 (6.49%) Fibre Channel
18 14 (6.06%) NAS
19 13 (5.63%) Cisco ASA
20 12 (5.19%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (21.65%) SQL Server
2 9 (3.90%) Crystal Reports
3 6 (2.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (1.73%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (1.30%) Amazon RDS
6 2 (0.87%) MySQL
6 2 (0.87%) Power BI
6 2 (0.87%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (2.60%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 23 (9.96%) Finance
2 15 (6.49%) Games
3 12 (5.19%) Legal
4 8 (3.46%) Telecoms
5 7 (3.03%) Retail
6 4 (1.73%) Advertising
7 2 (0.87%) Marketing
8 1 (0.43%) Front Office
8 1 (0.43%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 77 (33.33%) Support Engineer
2 58 (25.11%) IT Support
3 45 (19.48%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 38 (16.45%) Analyst
5 32 (13.85%) 3rd Line Support
6 29 (12.55%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 29 (12.55%) Support Analyst
7 28 (12.12%) IT Engineer
8 27 (11.69%) IT Support Engineer
9 25 (10.82%) 2nd Line Support
10 20 (8.66%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 18 (7.79%) Project Engineer
12 17 (7.36%) Administrator
12 17 (7.36%) Desktop Support
12 17 (7.36%) Systems Administrator
13 16 (6.93%) IT Manager
14 15 (6.49%) 1st/2nd Line Support
14 15 (6.49%) IT Analyst
14 15 (6.49%) IT Support Analyst
15 13 (5.63%) IT Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (11.69%) Web Services
2 9 (3.90%) ODBC
3 5 (2.16%) Software Packaging
4 1 (0.43%) .NET
4 1 (0.43%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.43%) CSS
4 1 (0.43%) Flash
4 1 (0.43%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 24 (10.39%) Data Centre
2 23 (9.96%) Analytical Skills
3 17 (7.36%) Public Cloud
4 13 (5.63%) Clustering
4 13 (5.63%) User Experience
5 10 (4.33%) Computer Science
5 10 (4.33%) Replication
6 9 (3.90%) Fat Client
6 9 (3.90%) Thin Client
7 6 (2.60%) Handset
8 5 (2.16%) Blackberry
8 5 (2.16%) Management Information System
8 5 (2.16%) Smart Home
9 4 (1.73%) iPad
10 3 (1.30%) Driving Licence
10 3 (1.30%) EPoS
10 3 (1.30%) iPhone
10 3 (1.30%) iSeries
10 3 (1.30%) Smartphone
11 2 (0.87%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 220 (95.24%) Windows
2 118 (51.08%) Windows Server
3 94 (40.69%) Windows Server 2012
4 64 (27.71%) Windows Server 2008
5 39 (16.88%) Windows Server 2003
6 34 (14.72%) Windows 7
7 31 (13.42%) Windows 10
8 28 (12.12%) Linux
9 14 (6.06%) Windows 8
10 13 (5.63%) CentOS
10 13 (5.63%) Ubuntu
10 13 (5.63%) Windows XP
11 10 (4.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 8 (3.46%) Android
12 8 (3.46%) Mac OS
13 3 (1.30%) Windows 2000
14 1 (0.43%) Apple iOS
14 1 (0.43%) SUSE
14 1 (0.43%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 87 (37.66%) ITIL
2 47 (20.35%) CRM
3 29 (12.55%) Service Management
4 23 (9.96%) Mentoring
4 23 (9.96%) Migration
5 19 (8.23%) Configuration Management
6 18 (7.79%) Presales
7 17 (7.36%) ITIL V3
8 16 (6.93%) Problem Management
8 16 (6.93%) Project Management
9 15 (6.49%) Agile Software Development
10 13 (5.63%) Technical Architecture
11 12 (5.19%) Disaster Recovery
12 11 (4.76%) Change Management
13 10 (4.33%) Document Management
13 10 (4.33%) Service Delivery
13 10 (4.33%) Stakeholder Management
13 10 (4.33%) Workflow
14 9 (3.90%) Coaching
14 9 (3.90%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 46 (19.91%) SQL
2 33 (14.29%) PowerShell
3 10 (4.33%) T-SQL
4 7 (3.03%) Bash Shell
5 1 (0.43%) C#
5 1 (0.43%) Java
5 1 (0.43%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.43%) PHP
5 1 (0.43%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 70 (30.30%) Microsoft Certification
2 61 (26.41%) MCSE
3 30 (12.99%) Degree
4 26 (11.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 25 (10.82%) MCSA
6 19 (8.23%) CCNA
6 19 (8.23%) Cisco Certification
6 19 (8.23%) ITIL Certification
7 18 (7.79%) MCP
8 14 (6.06%) MCITP
9 11 (4.76%) Citrix Certification
10 8 (3.46%) CCNP
11 6 (2.60%) CCA
12 5 (2.16%) CCIE
12 5 (2.16%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
13 4 (1.73%) MCTS
14 3 (1.30%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
15 1 (0.43%) CCAA
15 1 (0.43%) Network+ Certification
15 1 (0.43%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (4.33%) SLA
2 3 (1.30%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.87%) Cyber Essentials
3 2 (0.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.43%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 182 (78.79%) Active Directory
2 101 (43.72%) VMware Infrastructure
3 79 (34.20%) Hyper-V
4 55 (23.81%) vSphere
5 35 (15.15%) VMware ESXi
5 35 (15.15%) XenApp
6 27 (11.69%) XenDesktop
7 23 (9.96%) Virtual Machines
8 13 (5.63%) Virtual Servers
9 9 (3.90%) Virtual Desktop
10 7 (3.03%) XenServer
11 6 (2.60%) VMware Workstation
12 4 (1.73%) Microsoft App-V
13 2 (0.87%) Firmware
14 1 (0.43%) Citrix Presentation Server
14 1 (0.43%) Xen
Systems Management
1 34 (14.72%) SCCM
2 24 (10.39%) Backup Exec
3 20 (8.66%) WSUS
4 11 (4.76%) vCenter Server
5 10 (4.33%) SCOM
6 9 (3.90%) SolarWinds Orion
7 8 (3.46%) Failover Clustering
8 7 (3.03%) Norton AntiVirus
9 4 (1.73%) EdgeSight
10 1 (0.43%) HP Data Protector
10 1 (0.43%) HP SIM
10 1 (0.43%) Microsoft Intune
10 1 (0.43%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 179 (77.49%) Microsoft
2 152 (65.80%) VMware
3 86 (37.23%) Citrix
4 62 (26.84%) Cisco
5 28 (12.12%) HP
5 28 (12.12%) Veeam
6 27 (11.69%) Google
7 21 (9.09%) SonicWALL
8 19 (8.23%) Juniper
9 18 (7.79%) Symantec
10 15 (6.49%) Dell
11 13 (5.63%) iManage
12 11 (4.76%) Apple
12 11 (4.76%) SolarWinds
13 8 (3.46%) Red Hat
14 7 (3.03%) Ivanti
14 7 (3.03%) ProCurve
15 6 (2.60%) NetApp
15 6 (2.60%) WatchGuard
16 5 (2.16%) Veritas