Period
to 15 October 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 15 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Terminal Services
UK
6 months to
15 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 921 899 855
Rank change year-on-year -22 -44 -64
Permanent jobs citing Terminal Services 224 285 388
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.14% 0.16% 0.20%
As % of the System Software category 0.91% 1.25% 1.63%
Number of salaries quoted 194 237 317
UK median annual salary £32,250 £37,500 £33,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.00% +13.64% -5.71%
10th Percentile £22,650 £22,500 £21,250
90th Percentile £52,500 £55,000 £59,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £30,500 £37,250 £32,500
% change year-on-year -18.12% +14.62% -7.14%

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 24,526 22,747 23,762
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 14.90% 13.09% 12.48%
Number of salaries quoted 20,044 19,161 20,024
UK median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £24,750 £24,000 £23,500
90th Percentile £81,250 £75,000 £71,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +8.97% +4.00% -

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 15 October 2018.

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 15 October 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 -39 210 £33,000 -12.00% 26
UK excluding London -3 178 £30,500 -18.12% 22
North of England +7 52 £37,500 - 6
London 0 46 £36,000 -20.00% 8
East of England +29 41 £30,000 -14.29% 5
Midlands +47 40 £32,000 +6.67% 2
North West -10 34 £43,000 - 3
East Midlands +9 23 £30,000 -
West Midlands +42 17 £40,000 +25.00% 2
Yorkshire +29 17 £35,000 - 3
South East -54 17 £28,000 -28.21% 5
South West +10 14 £36,452 +51.88%
Wales +11 10 £30,000 +5.26% 1
Northern Ireland - 4 £26,500 -
North East - 1 £19,000 -

For the 6 months to 15 October 2018, IT jobs citing Terminal Services also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads with a requirement for Terminal Services.

1 189 (84.38%) Windows
2 171 (76.34%) Active Directory
3 165 (73.66%) Microsoft
4 124 (55.36%) Citrix
4 124 (55.36%) Windows Server
5 117 (52.23%) VMware
6 105 (46.88%) Hyper-V
7 96 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
8 95 (42.41%) Office 365
9 82 (36.61%) DNS
10 77 (34.38%) Firewall
11 75 (33.48%) SAN
12 72 (32.14%) MS Exchange
13 68 (30.36%) LAN
14 67 (29.91%) WAN
14 67 (29.91%) Cisco
15 65 (29.02%) Windows Server 2012
16 60 (26.79%) DHCP
17 57 (25.45%) SQL
18 53 (23.66%) ITIL
19 51 (22.77%) Microsoft Office
20 50 (22.32%) Microsoft Certification
21 49 (21.88%) Microsoft Azure
21 49 (21.88%) Remote Desktop
22 45 (20.09%) TCP/IP
23 44 (19.64%) VPN
24 43 (19.20%) Windows Server 2008
25 42 (18.75%) Problem-Solving
25 42 (18.75%) SQL Server
26 37 (16.52%) HP

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 72 (32.14%) MS Exchange
2 37 (16.52%) SharePoint
3 22 (9.82%) IIS
4 20 (8.93%) Exchange Server 2013
5 18 (8.04%) Exchange Server 2003
6 14 (6.25%) Skype for Business
7 13 (5.80%) Exchange Server 2010
8 8 (3.57%) Office Communications Server
8 8 (3.57%) SharePoint 2013
9 7 (3.13%) Site Server
10 5 (2.23%) Exchange Server 2007
11 4 (1.79%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 51 (22.77%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (1.34%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.89%) Acrobat
4 1 (0.45%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (1.34%) Carpe Diem
1 3 (1.34%) Elite 3E
2 1 (0.45%) Raiser's Edge
Cloud Services
1 95 (42.41%) Office 365
2 49 (21.88%) Microsoft Azure
3 15 (6.70%) Amazon AWS
4 12 (5.36%) Mimecast
5 6 (2.68%) Cloud Computing
6 4 (1.79%) Azure Active Directory
6 4 (1.79%) G Suite
7 2 (0.89%) SaaS
8 1 (0.45%) Dropbox
8 1 (0.45%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 82 (36.61%) DNS
2 77 (34.38%) Firewall
3 75 (33.48%) SAN
4 68 (30.36%) LAN
5 67 (29.91%) WAN
6 60 (26.79%) DHCP
7 49 (21.88%) Remote Desktop
8 45 (20.09%) TCP/IP
9 44 (19.64%) VPN
10 29 (12.95%) VLAN
11 26 (11.61%) VoIP
12 16 (7.14%) IPsec
13 15 (6.70%) Wireless
14 12 (5.36%) NetScaler
15 11 (4.91%) Cisco ASA
15 11 (4.91%) MPLS
16 9 (4.02%) iSCSI
17 8 (3.57%) NAS
17 8 (3.57%) Spanning Tree
17 8 (3.57%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (18.75%) SQL Server
2 7 (3.13%) Amazon RDS
3 4 (1.79%) Crystal Reports
3 4 (1.79%) MySQL
4 2 (0.89%) Big Data
4 2 (0.89%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.45%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (0.45%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.45%) Power BI
5 1 (0.45%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (0.45%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.45%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (0.45%) SQL Server 2016
5 1 (0.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (0.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (1.79%) WinDbg
2 2 (0.89%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 2 (0.89%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.45%) JIRA
3 1 (0.45%) TortoiseSVN
General
1 20 (8.93%) Finance
1 20 (8.93%) Retail
2 8 (3.57%) Marketing
3 6 (2.68%) Legal
4 5 (2.23%) Automotive
4 5 (2.23%) Back Office
5 4 (1.79%) Manufacturing
5 4 (1.79%) Retail Banking
5 4 (1.79%) Telecoms
6 2 (0.89%) German Language
6 2 (0.89%) Law
7 1 (0.45%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 38 (16.96%) Support Engineer
2 36 (16.07%) Analyst
3 33 (14.73%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 32 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support
4 32 (14.29%) IT Support
5 31 (13.84%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 30 (13.39%) Administrator
7 25 (11.16%) IT Engineer
8 24 (10.71%) 3rd Line Support
9 21 (9.38%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 21 (9.38%) Support Analyst
10 20 (8.93%) Systems Administrator
11 17 (7.59%) 2nd Line Engineer
11 17 (7.59%) IT Support Engineer
12 14 (6.25%) Windows Engineer
13 13 (5.80%) IT Administrator
13 13 (5.80%) IT Systems Administrator
14 12 (5.36%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
14 12 (5.36%) Consultant
15 10 (4.46%) 1st/2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (5.36%) Web Services
2 8 (3.57%) Flash
3 4 (1.79%) ODBC
3 4 (1.79%) Software Packaging
4 2 (0.89%) .NET
4 2 (0.89%) ASP.NET
4 2 (0.89%) COM
4 2 (0.89%) CSS
4 2 (0.89%) HTML
5 1 (0.45%) Ajax
5 1 (0.45%) COM+
5 1 (0.45%) HTML5
5 1 (0.45%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 28 (12.50%) Self-Motivation
2 23 (10.27%) Analytical Skills
2 23 (10.27%) Fat Client
2 23 (10.27%) Thin Client
3 16 (7.14%) Data Centre
3 16 (7.14%) HP StoreVirtual
4 10 (4.46%) Replication
5 8 (3.57%) Clustering
6 7 (3.13%) Driving Licence
6 7 (3.13%) EPoS
6 7 (3.13%) User Experience
7 6 (2.68%) Apple TV
7 6 (2.68%) Management Information System
8 5 (2.23%) Hybrid Cloud
8 5 (2.23%) NHS
9 4 (1.79%) IVR
9 4 (1.79%) Public Cloud
9 4 (1.79%) Smartphone
10 3 (1.34%) VxBlock/Vblock
11 2 (0.89%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 189 (84.38%) Windows
2 124 (55.36%) Windows Server
3 65 (29.02%) Windows Server 2012
4 43 (19.20%) Windows Server 2008
5 35 (15.63%) Windows 7
6 31 (13.84%) Linux
7 28 (12.50%) Windows 10
8 26 (11.61%) Windows Server 2003
9 15 (6.70%) Mac OS X
10 10 (4.46%) Apple iOS
11 5 (2.23%) CentOS
11 5 (2.23%) SUSE
12 4 (1.79%) Solaris
13 3 (1.34%) Windows 8
13 3 (1.34%) Windows XP
14 2 (0.89%) Mac OS
15 1 (0.45%) Android
15 1 (0.45%) Unix
15 1 (0.45%) Windows 2000 Server
15 1 (0.45%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (23.66%) ITIL
2 42 (18.75%) Problem-Solving
3 33 (14.73%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 27 (12.05%) Server Management
5 22 (9.82%) Disaster Recovery
6 20 (8.93%) Service Delivery
7 17 (7.59%) Server Virtualisation
8 15 (6.70%) Migration
8 15 (6.70%) Presales
8 15 (6.70%) Project Management
8 15 (6.70%) Service Management
9 14 (6.25%) Change Management
10 13 (5.80%) Incident Management
11 12 (5.36%) Mentoring
12 11 (4.91%) CRM
12 11 (4.91%) Customer Engagement
13 10 (4.46%) Change Control
14 9 (4.02%) Configuration Management
15 8 (3.57%) Matrix Management
15 8 (3.57%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 57 (25.45%) SQL
2 32 (14.29%) PowerShell
3 10 (4.46%) VB
3 10 (4.46%) VBScript
4 8 (3.57%) Bash Shell
4 8 (3.57%) Java
5 4 (1.79%) C
5 4 (1.79%) T-SQL
6 1 (0.45%) PHP
6 1 (0.45%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 50 (22.32%) Microsoft Certification
2 31 (13.84%) MCSE
3 18 (8.04%) Citrix Certification
4 17 (7.59%) Cisco Certification
5 16 (7.14%) CCNA
5 16 (7.14%) Degree
6 15 (6.70%) MCSA
7 14 (6.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 11 (4.91%) MCITP
9 8 (3.57%) CCA
10 7 (3.13%) Computer Science Degree
10 7 (3.13%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 6 (2.68%) MCTS
12 5 (2.23%) MCP
13 4 (1.79%) CCAA
13 4 (1.79%) DV Cleared
13 4 (1.79%) Security Cleared
14 3 (1.34%) ITIL Certification
15 2 (0.89%) A+ Certification
16 1 (0.45%) CCEA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (10.27%) SLA
2 12 (5.36%) PCI DSS
3 7 (3.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.89%) COBIT
5 1 (0.45%) GDPR
System Software
1 171 (76.34%) Active Directory
2 105 (46.88%) Hyper-V
3 96 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
4 35 (15.63%) XenApp
5 34 (15.18%) vSphere
6 24 (10.71%) XenDesktop
7 22 (9.82%) VMware ESXi
8 20 (8.93%) Forefront TMG
9 15 (6.70%) XenServer
10 12 (5.36%) Virtual Machines
11 9 (4.02%) Microsoft App-V
12 8 (3.57%) VMware NSX
13 7 (3.13%) Virtual Servers
14 5 (2.23%) Citrix Presentation Server
14 5 (2.23%) Virtual Desktop
15 4 (1.79%) VMware Workstation
16 2 (0.89%) BitLocker
16 2 (0.89%) Xen
17 1 (0.45%) DFS Replication
17 1 (0.45%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 32 (14.29%) SCCM
2 10 (4.46%) WSUS
3 9 (4.02%) Microsoft Clustering
3 9 (4.02%) SCOM
4 8 (3.57%) FortiGate
5 6 (2.68%) Norton AntiVirus
6 5 (2.23%) Backup Exec
7 4 (1.79%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 4 (1.79%) MOM
7 4 (1.79%) ThinApp
8 2 (0.89%) HP Data Protector
8 2 (0.89%) HP SIM
9 1 (0.45%) EdgeSight
9 1 (0.45%) Failover Clustering
9 1 (0.45%) Microsoft Intune
9 1 (0.45%) SCVMM
9 1 (0.45%) SolarWinds Orion
9 1 (0.45%) Tivoli
9 1 (0.45%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 1 (0.45%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 165 (73.66%) Microsoft
2 124 (55.36%) Citrix
3 117 (52.23%) VMware
4 67 (29.91%) Cisco
5 37 (16.52%) HP
6 26 (11.61%) SonicWALL
7 25 (11.16%) Ivanti
8 24 (10.71%) NetApp
9 19 (8.48%) Dell
10 17 (7.59%) Apple
11 16 (7.14%) CheckPoint
12 13 (5.80%) Google
13 12 (5.36%) iManage
13 12 (5.36%) Sophos
14 11 (4.91%) Avaya
14 11 (4.91%) Meraki
15 10 (4.46%) ConnectWise
15 10 (4.46%) McAfee
15 10 (4.46%) Veeam
16 8 (3.57%) Meru Networks