Period
to 16 August 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 16 August 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Terminal Services
UK
6 months to
16 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 866 887 796
Rank change year-on-year +21 -91 +34
Permanent jobs citing Terminal Services 322 381 544
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.18% 0.19% 0.25%
As % of the System Software category 1.44% 1.54% 2.14%
Number of salaries quoted 275 315 468
UK median annual salary £36,500 £35,000 £35,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.29% -0.71% +8.46%
10th Percentile £22,500 £21,700 £21,750
90th Percentile £55,750 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £32,500 £32,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year - -7.14% +11.65%

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

System Software Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 22436 24742 25463
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 12.70% 12.49% 11.72%
Number of salaries quoted 18919 20975 21054
UK median annual salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.71% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £24,000 £23,000 £23,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £71,250 £65,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £38,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +1.33% - +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 16 August 2017.

Salary histogram for Terminal Services in the UK

Terminal Services
Top 13 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 16 August 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 +2 316 £36,500 +4.29% 18
UK excluding London +43 238 £32,500 - 10
North of England +46 100 £32,500 +8.33% 3
South East +75 82 £39,000 +20.00% 4
London -17 82 £45,000 +20.00% 8
North West +16 71 £32,500 +30.00% 3
Yorkshire +13 29 £35,000 +13.82%
East of England -3 29 £32,500 -7.14% 3
Midlands +20 16 £30,000 +7.14%
East Midlands +24 13 £30,000 +7.14%
South West -26 7 £24,000 -36.00% 1
Wales +5 4 £28,500 -24.00%
West Midlands +2 4 £20,163 -21.70%

For the 6 months to 16 August 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.

1 266 (82.61%) Windows
2 261 (81.06%) Active Directory
3 256 (79.50%) Microsoft
4 215 (66.77%) VMware
5 169 (52.48%) MS Exchange
6 153 (47.52%) Windows Server
7 145 (45.03%) DNS
8 143 (44.41%) VMware Infrastructure
9 139 (43.17%) Firewall
10 133 (41.30%) Windows Server 2012
11 132 (40.99%) Citrix
12 123 (38.20%) Windows Server 2008
13 114 (35.40%) Cisco
14 111 (34.47%) Windows Server 2003
15 109 (33.85%) DHCP
16 108 (33.54%) WAN
17 104 (32.30%) Hyper-V
18 100 (31.06%) VPN
19 98 (30.43%) Remote Desktop
20 97 (30.12%) LAN
21 96 (29.81%) SAN
22 94 (29.19%) ITIL
23 92 (28.57%) Office 365
24 88 (27.33%) TCP/IP
25 83 (25.78%) WSUS
26 82 (25.47%) SQL
27 78 (24.22%) Linux
28 73 (22.67%) Microsoft Certification
29 72 (22.36%) VLAN
29 72 (22.36%) 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
1 169 (52.48%) MS Exchange
2 49 (15.22%) IIS
3 47 (14.60%) Exchange Server 2013
4 46 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
5 42 (13.04%) Skype for Business
6 35 (10.87%) SharePoint
7 21 (6.52%) Exchange Server 2007
8 14 (4.35%) Apache
8 14 (4.35%) Tomcat
9 8 (2.48%) Exchange Server 2003
10 7 (2.17%) BizTalk Server
11 6 (1.86%) SharePoint 2013
12 4 (1.24%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 3 (0.93%) SharePoint Server
14 1 (0.31%) Exchange Server 5.5
Applications
1 55 (17.08%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (2.80%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (0.93%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.62%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.31%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 7 (2.17%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (1.55%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.31%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 92 (28.57%) Office 365
2 37 (11.49%) Microsoft Azure
3 23 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
4 21 (6.52%) PaaS
5 2 (0.62%) IaaS
6 1 (0.31%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 145 (45.03%) DNS
2 139 (43.17%) Firewall
3 109 (33.85%) DHCP
4 108 (33.54%) WAN
5 100 (31.06%) VPN
6 98 (30.43%) Remote Desktop
7 97 (30.12%) LAN
8 96 (29.81%) SAN
9 88 (27.33%) TCP/IP
10 72 (22.36%) VLAN
11 52 (16.15%) MPLS
12 51 (15.84%) VoIP
13 43 (13.35%) Cisco ASA
14 36 (11.18%) Cisco PIX
15 29 (9.01%) Skype
16 26 (8.07%) Wi-Fi
17 23 (7.14%) iSCSI
17 23 (7.14%) PBX
18 22 (6.83%) ISDN
19 17 (5.28%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (18.63%) SQL Server
2 17 (5.28%) SQL Server 2008
2 17 (5.28%) SQL Server 2012
3 15 (4.66%) SQL Server 2005
4 14 (4.35%) MySQL
5 7 (2.17%) Crystal Reports
5 7 (2.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (1.24%) BusinessObjects
7 3 (0.93%) Relational Database
8 2 (0.62%) Amazon RDS
8 2 (0.62%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (0.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 7 (2.17%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (1.86%) MSI
General
1 34 (10.56%) Retail
2 32 (9.94%) Finance
3 23 (7.14%) Back Office
4 20 (6.21%) Games
5 18 (5.59%) Telecoms
6 17 (5.28%) Manufacturing
7 13 (4.04%) Electronics
7 13 (4.04%) Marketing
8 5 (1.55%) Legal
9 3 (0.93%) Law
10 2 (0.62%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.31%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 83 (25.78%) Support Engineer
2 77 (23.91%) Analyst
3 66 (20.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 59 (18.32%) 3rd Line Support
4 59 (18.32%) Support Analyst
5 56 (17.39%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 54 (16.77%) Infrastructure Support
7 39 (12.11%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
8 38 (11.80%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 32 (9.94%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
9 32 (9.94%) Administrator
9 32 (9.94%) Systems Administrator
10 31 (9.63%) IT Support
11 26 (8.07%) Infrastructure Analyst
12 24 (7.45%) Senior Analyst
12 24 (7.45%) Senior Support Analyst
13 23 (7.14%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
14 22 (6.83%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
15 21 (6.52%) 2nd Line Support
16 19 (5.90%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (5.28%) Web Services
2 4 (1.24%) HTML
2 4 (1.24%) LAMP
2 4 (1.24%) XML
2 4 (1.24%) XSLT
3 2 (0.62%) Software Packaging
4 1 (0.31%) 802.1X
4 1 (0.31%) Elastic Stack
4 1 (0.31%) Flash
4 1 (0.31%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 29 (9.01%) Data Centre
2 22 (6.83%) Replication
3 17 (5.28%) Driving Licence
4 15 (4.66%) Clustering
5 14 (4.35%) Computer Science
6 13 (4.04%) Management Information System
6 13 (4.04%) Public Cloud
7 11 (3.42%) CMDB
8 9 (2.80%) Smartphone
9 8 (2.48%) Blackberry
10 7 (2.17%) Analytical Skills
10 7 (2.17%) Cyber Attack
11 6 (1.86%) HP Storage
12 5 (1.55%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
13 4 (1.24%) EMC VNX
14 3 (0.93%) CCTV
14 3 (0.93%) Fat Client
14 3 (0.93%) HP StoreVirtual
14 3 (0.93%) iPad
14 3 (0.93%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 266 (82.61%) Windows
2 153 (47.52%) Windows Server
3 133 (41.30%) Windows Server 2012
4 123 (38.20%) Windows Server 2008
5 111 (34.47%) Windows Server 2003
6 78 (24.22%) Linux
7 72 (22.36%) Windows 7
8 29 (9.01%) Windows 10
9 25 (7.76%) Windows 8
10 23 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 18 (5.59%) Android
11 18 (5.59%) Windows XP
12 10 (3.11%) Apple iOS
12 10 (3.11%) Windows Phone
13 9 (2.80%) Solaris
14 8 (2.48%) Mac OS X
15 5 (1.55%) CentOS
16 3 (0.93%) Windows NT
16 3 (0.93%) Windows Vista
17 2 (0.62%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 94 (29.19%) ITIL
2 52 (16.15%) Mentoring
3 32 (9.94%) Presales
4 31 (9.63%) Migration
4 31 (9.63%) Service Delivery
5 26 (8.07%) Problem Management
6 23 (7.14%) Coaching
7 22 (6.83%) E-Commerce
8 20 (6.21%) CRM
9 19 (5.90%) Change Management
10 17 (5.28%) Disaster Recovery
11 16 (4.97%) Incident Management
12 15 (4.66%) High Availability
13 14 (4.35%) Load Balancing
13 14 (4.35%) Server Building
14 13 (4.04%) Contingency Planning
14 13 (4.04%) Digital Marketing
14 13 (4.04%) Integration Testing
14 13 (4.04%) Programme Management
14 13 (4.04%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 82 (25.47%) SQL
2 58 (18.01%) PowerShell
3 4 (1.24%) C
3 4 (1.24%) Shell Script
3 4 (1.24%) XPath
4 2 (0.62%) Bash Shell
4 2 (0.62%) Java
5 1 (0.31%) T-SQL
5 1 (0.31%) VB
Qualifications
1 73 (22.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 59 (18.32%) MCSE
3 57 (17.70%) CCNA
3 57 (17.70%) Cisco Certification
4 53 (16.46%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 29 (9.01%) MCITP
6 27 (8.39%) MCP
7 17 (5.28%) Citrix Certification
7 17 (5.28%) MCSA
8 14 (4.35%) CCA
9 13 (4.04%) CCIE
9 13 (4.04%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
10 12 (3.73%) Degree
11 11 (3.42%) ITIL Certification
12 8 (2.48%) DV Cleared
12 8 (2.48%) Security Cleared
13 4 (1.24%) CCNP
14 3 (0.93%) MCTS
15 2 (0.62%) A+ Certification
15 2 (0.62%) CCEA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (6.83%) SLA
2 7 (2.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (1.86%) QA
4 4 (1.24%) GDPR
5 2 (0.62%) SSAE 16
6 1 (0.31%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 261 (81.06%) Active Directory
2 143 (44.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 104 (32.30%) Hyper-V
4 50 (15.53%) XenApp
5 36 (11.18%) VMware ESXi
6 29 (9.01%) vSphere
7 27 (8.39%) VMware Workstation
8 20 (6.21%) XenDesktop
8 20 (6.21%) XenServer
9 17 (5.28%) Virtual Machines
10 14 (4.35%) KVM
11 13 (4.04%) Virtual Servers
12 10 (3.11%) ISA Server
13 9 (2.80%) Forefront TMG
14 6 (1.86%) Microsoft App-V
14 6 (1.86%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 4 (1.24%) NFS
16 1 (0.31%) Citrix Presentation Server
16 1 (0.31%) MetaFrame
16 1 (0.31%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 83 (25.78%) WSUS
2 30 (9.32%) SCOM
3 27 (8.39%) Backup Exec
4 24 (7.45%) SCCM
5 20 (6.21%) vCenter Server
6 14 (4.35%) ZABBIX
7 8 (2.48%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 8 (2.48%) MOM
7 8 (2.48%) Norton AntiVirus
8 6 (1.86%) EdgeSight
9 2 (0.62%) FortiGate
9 2 (0.62%) Microsoft Clustering
9 2 (0.62%) SCVMM
9 2 (0.62%) ThinApp
10 1 (0.31%) Cacti
10 1 (0.31%) Failover Clustering
10 1 (0.31%) McAfee ePO
10 1 (0.31%) Microsoft Intune
10 1 (0.31%) PowerCLI
10 1 (0.31%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 256 (79.50%) Microsoft
2 215 (66.77%) VMware
3 132 (40.99%) Citrix
4 114 (35.40%) Cisco
5 69 (21.43%) HP
6 48 (14.91%) Dell
7 39 (12.11%) Veeam
8 34 (10.56%) McAfee
9 33 (10.25%) SonicWALL
9 33 (10.25%) Symantec
10 26 (8.07%) Juniper
11 24 (7.45%) Apple
12 23 (7.14%) F5
13 17 (5.28%) NetApp
14 15 (4.66%) Draytek
14 15 (4.66%) WatchGuard
15 14 (4.35%) ProCurve
16 13 (4.04%) Sophos
16 13 (4.04%) Veritas
16 13 (4.04%) ZyXEL