Period
to 16 January 2019

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 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Terminal Services
UK
6 months to
16 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 964 965 886
Rank change year-on-year +1 -79 -72
Permanent jobs citing Terminal Services 145 233 322
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.096% 0.13% 0.18%
As % of the System Software category 0.62% 1.03% 1.49%
Number of salaries quoted 133 197 271
UK median annual salary £34,000 £37,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.33% +15.38% -7.14%
10th Percentile £25,750 £22,500 £21,250
90th Percentile £52,500 £53,750 £63,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £35,000 £37,500 £32,000
% change year-on-year -6.67% +17.19% -1.54%

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 23,433 22,659 21,673
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 15.51% 13.06% 12.28%
Number of salaries quoted 19,058 18,890 17,997
UK median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £25,250 £24,000 £23,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -

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 January 2019.

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 16 January 2019. 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 -10 141 £34,000 -10.53% 16
UK excluding London -16 93 £35,000 -6.67% 16
London +27 51 £33,000 -22.35% 3
North of England +12 35 £35,000 -18.60% 8
East of England +37 22 £33,750 +3.85% 3
Midlands +31 20 £40,000 +60.00% 2
North West +16 20 £39,000 -9.30% 5
Yorkshire +26 15 £29,000 -22.67% 3
West Midlands +56 14 £40,000 +60.00%
South East -2 8 £31,000 -11.43%
East Midlands +16 6 £30,000 +9.09% 2
South West -5 5 £32,905 -12.25%
Wales +10 1 £30,000 +5.26% 1
Scotland 0 1 £30,000 - 2
Northern Ireland -9 1 - -

For the 6 months to 16 January 2019, 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.

1 128 (88.28%) Windows
2 113 (77.93%) Active Directory
3 106 (73.10%) Microsoft
4 97 (66.90%) Citrix
5 85 (58.62%) Windows Server
6 78 (53.79%) VMware
7 67 (46.21%) VMware Infrastructure
8 66 (45.52%) Office 365
9 61 (42.07%) Hyper-V
10 55 (37.93%) LAN
11 54 (37.24%) WAN
12 51 (35.17%) Firewall
13 50 (34.48%) Cisco
14 46 (31.72%) SAN
15 44 (30.34%) MS Exchange
16 42 (28.97%) DNS
17 41 (28.28%) SQL
18 38 (26.21%) ITIL
18 38 (26.21%) TCP/IP
19 35 (24.14%) DHCP
19 35 (24.14%) Windows 7
20 34 (23.45%) Microsoft Azure
20 34 (23.45%) Windows Server 2012
20 34 (23.45%) VPN
21 32 (22.07%) Microsoft Certification
21 32 (22.07%) Remote Desktop
21 32 (22.07%) vSphere
21 32 (22.07%) Problem-Solving
22 31 (21.38%) Windows 10
23 30 (20.69%) SCCM

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 44 (30.34%) MS Exchange
2 27 (18.62%) SharePoint
3 14 (9.66%) Exchange Server 2010
4 13 (8.97%) Skype for Business
5 12 (8.28%) Exchange Server 2003
5 12 (8.28%) IIS
6 8 (5.52%) Exchange Server 2013
6 8 (5.52%) SharePoint 2013
7 4 (2.76%) Office Communications Server
8 3 (2.07%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 2 (1.38%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 25 (17.24%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.38%) Acrobat
3 1 (0.69%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (2.07%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 66 (45.52%) Office 365
2 34 (23.45%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (6.21%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (4.14%) Mimecast
5 5 (3.45%) G Suite
6 4 (2.76%) Azure Active Directory
7 2 (1.38%) IaaS
8 1 (0.69%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.69%) Dropbox
8 1 (0.69%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 55 (37.93%) LAN
2 54 (37.24%) WAN
3 51 (35.17%) Firewall
4 46 (31.72%) SAN
5 42 (28.97%) DNS
6 38 (26.21%) TCP/IP
7 35 (24.14%) DHCP
8 34 (23.45%) VPN
9 32 (22.07%) Remote Desktop
10 29 (20.00%) VoIP
11 16 (11.03%) VLAN
12 13 (8.97%) Skype
12 13 (8.97%) Wireless
13 12 (8.28%) IPsec
14 8 (5.52%) Internet
15 7 (4.83%) iSCSI
15 7 (4.83%) NetScaler
16 6 (4.14%) Spanning Tree
16 6 (4.14%) VSAN
16 6 (4.14%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (14.48%) SQL Server
2 5 (3.45%) MySQL
3 2 (1.38%) Amazon RDS
3 2 (1.38%) Big Data
3 2 (1.38%) NoSQL
3 2 (1.38%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.69%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (0.69%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (0.69%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.69%) Power BI
4 1 (0.69%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.69%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.69%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (0.69%) SQL Server 2016
4 1 (0.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (0.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (2.07%) Visual Studio
2 2 (1.38%) WinDbg
3 1 (0.69%) JIRA
3 1 (0.69%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (0.69%) TortoiseSVN
General
1 16 (11.03%) Retail
2 8 (5.52%) Finance
3 7 (4.83%) Marketing
4 2 (1.38%) German Language
4 2 (1.38%) Legal
5 1 (0.69%) Automotive
5 1 (0.69%) Back Office
5 1 (0.69%) Law
Job Titles
1 31 (21.38%) Support Engineer
2 25 (17.24%) 2nd Line Support
3 23 (15.86%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 20 (13.79%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 20 (13.79%) IT Engineer
5 19 (13.10%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 18 (12.41%) Analyst
7 17 (11.72%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 17 (11.72%) IT Support
8 14 (9.66%) 3rd Line Support
9 12 (8.28%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 12 (8.28%) IT Support Engineer
10 11 (7.59%) Consultant
11 9 (6.21%) Service Desk Engineer
12 8 (5.52%) Support Analyst
13 7 (4.83%) Desktop Support
13 7 (4.83%) Junior
13 7 (4.83%) Service Desk Support
13 7 (4.83%) Technical Consultant
14 6 (4.14%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (6.90%) Web Services
2 4 (2.76%) .NET
2 4 (2.76%) Flash
3 3 (2.07%) ASP.NET
4 2 (1.38%) Software Packaging
5 1 (0.69%) Ajax
5 1 (0.69%) COM+
5 1 (0.69%) CSS
5 1 (0.69%) HTML
5 1 (0.69%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 29 (20.00%) Self-Motivation
2 23 (15.86%) Analytical Skills
3 17 (11.72%) Data Centre
4 12 (8.28%) HP StoreVirtual
5 11 (7.59%) Fat Client
5 11 (7.59%) Thin Client
6 7 (4.83%) EPoS
6 7 (4.83%) Management Information System
7 5 (3.45%) Driving Licence
7 5 (3.45%) IVR
8 4 (2.76%) Clustering
8 4 (2.76%) Hybrid Cloud
8 4 (2.76%) Mobile Computing
8 4 (2.76%) Replication
9 3 (2.07%) Client/Server
9 3 (2.07%) Public Cloud
9 3 (2.07%) Smartphone
9 3 (2.07%) VxBlock/Vblock
10 2 (1.38%) Apple TV
10 2 (1.38%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 128 (88.28%) Windows
2 85 (58.62%) Windows Server
3 35 (24.14%) Windows 7
4 34 (23.45%) Windows Server 2012
5 31 (21.38%) Windows 10
6 27 (18.62%) Windows Server 2008
7 17 (11.72%) Linux
8 16 (11.03%) Windows Server 2003
9 12 (8.28%) Mac OS X
10 7 (4.83%) Apple iOS
11 3 (2.07%) Unix
12 2 (1.38%) CentOS
12 2 (1.38%) Ubuntu
12 2 (1.38%) Windows XP
13 1 (0.69%) Android
13 1 (0.69%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (26.21%) ITIL
2 32 (22.07%) Problem-Solving
3 24 (16.55%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 22 (15.17%) Disaster Recovery
5 16 (11.03%) Server Management
6 14 (9.66%) Service Delivery
7 13 (8.97%) Project Management
8 12 (8.28%) Incident Management
8 12 (8.28%) Server Virtualisation
9 10 (6.90%) Decision-Making
9 10 (6.90%) Migration
9 10 (6.90%) Patch Management
10 9 (6.21%) Time Management
11 8 (5.52%) Presales
12 7 (4.83%) Change Control
12 7 (4.83%) Change Management
12 7 (4.83%) Global Marketing
12 7 (4.83%) ITIL V3
12 7 (4.83%) Mentoring
13 6 (4.14%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 41 (28.28%) SQL
2 21 (14.48%) PowerShell
3 10 (6.90%) VB
3 10 (6.90%) VBScript
4 6 (4.14%) Bash Shell
5 5 (3.45%) Java
6 3 (2.07%) C
7 2 (1.38%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.69%) C#
8 1 (0.69%) PHP
8 1 (0.69%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.69%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 32 (22.07%) Microsoft Certification
2 24 (16.55%) MCSE
3 13 (8.97%) CCNA
3 13 (8.97%) Cisco Certification
4 12 (8.28%) Degree
5 11 (7.59%) Citrix Certification
5 11 (7.59%) MCSA
6 8 (5.52%) CCA
6 8 (5.52%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 4 (2.76%) Computer Science Degree
7 4 (2.76%) MCITP
7 4 (2.76%) MCP
7 4 (2.76%) MCTS
8 3 (2.07%) CCNP
9 2 (1.38%) A+ Certification
9 2 (1.38%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.69%) CCEA
10 1 (0.69%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (8.28%) PCI DSS
2 9 (6.21%) SLA
3 8 (5.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.69%) COBIT
System Software
1 113 (77.93%) Active Directory
2 67 (46.21%) VMware Infrastructure
3 61 (42.07%) Hyper-V
4 32 (22.07%) vSphere
5 25 (17.24%) XenApp
6 22 (15.17%) XenDesktop
7 12 (8.28%) Forefront TMG
7 12 (8.28%) Virtual Machines
8 9 (6.21%) VMware ESXi
9 8 (5.52%) XenServer
10 7 (4.83%) Microsoft App-V
11 6 (4.14%) VMware NSX
12 5 (3.45%) BitLocker
12 5 (3.45%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 4 (2.76%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 30 (20.69%) SCCM
2 6 (4.14%) Backup Exec
2 6 (4.14%) SCOM
3 4 (2.76%) FortiGate
4 3 (2.07%) Microsoft Clustering
4 3 (2.07%) WSUS
5 2 (1.38%) EdgeSight
5 2 (1.38%) Failover Clustering
5 2 (1.38%) MaaS360
5 2 (1.38%) Microsoft Intune
5 2 (1.38%) MIMEsweeper
5 2 (1.38%) OfficeScan
5 2 (1.38%) SCVMM
5 2 (1.38%) ThinApp
5 2 (1.38%) vRealize
6 1 (0.69%) Cisco CUCM
6 1 (0.69%) HP SIM
6 1 (0.69%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (0.69%) SolarWinds Orion
6 1 (0.69%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 106 (73.10%) Microsoft
2 97 (66.90%) Citrix
3 78 (53.79%) VMware
4 50 (34.48%) Cisco
5 26 (17.93%) HP
5 26 (17.93%) SonicWALL
6 22 (15.17%) Ivanti
7 18 (12.41%) Apple
8 17 (11.72%) NetApp
9 13 (8.97%) CheckPoint
9 13 (8.97%) Dell
10 9 (6.21%) Mitel
11 7 (4.83%) ConnectWise
12 6 (4.14%) Dell Compellent
12 6 (4.14%) Meraki
13 5 (3.45%) Google
14 4 (2.76%) Meru Networks
14 4 (2.76%) Oracle
14 4 (2.76%) ServiceNow
15 3 (2.07%) MobileIron