Period
to 24 March 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 24 March 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Terminal Services
UK
6 months to
24 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 973 1006 889
Rank change year-on-year +33 -117 -56
Permanent jobs citing Terminal Services 128 200 295
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.086% 0.11% 0.17%
As % of the System Software category 0.54% 0.83% 1.39%
Number of salaries quoted 105 169 261
UK median annual salary £32,000 £38,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.79% +16.92% -1.52%
10th Percentile £24,600 £22,250 £21,250
90th Percentile £45,000 £55,000 £53,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £31,000 £37,500 £32,000
% change year-on-year -17.33% +17.19% +4.07%

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 23,594 24,043 21,288
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 15.91% 13.59% 12.29%
Number of salaries quoted 19,218 19,689 17,661
UK median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +5.88% +3.66%
10th Percentile £25,750 £24,750 £23,250
90th Percentile £82,500 £77,500 £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 24 March 2019.

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 24 March 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 +29 124 £32,000 -15.79% 3
UK excluding London +3 88 £31,000 -17.33% 3
London +63 39 £33,000 -34.00%
North of England +10 29 £30,750 -28.49%
Midlands +55 23 £37,500 +50.00% 1
North West +24 22 £26,500 -38.37%
East of England +82 18 £33,750 -
East Midlands +38 14 £40,000 +33.93%
South East +22 11 £26,250 -34.38% 2
West Midlands +19 9 £29,000 +16.00% 1
Yorkshire +22 7 £33,500 +11.67%
South West -2 4 £30,000 -20.00%
Scotland +8 3 £30,000 -

For the 6 months to 24 March 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.

1 118 (92.19%) Windows
2 109 (85.16%) Active Directory
3 81 (63.28%) Citrix
3 81 (63.28%) Microsoft
4 69 (53.91%) VMware
5 63 (49.22%) Windows Server
6 60 (46.88%) VMware Infrastructure
7 50 (39.06%) LAN
8 48 (37.50%) WAN
9 47 (36.72%) MS Exchange
9 47 (36.72%) Office 365
10 45 (35.16%) Cisco
10 45 (35.16%) Hyper-V
10 45 (35.16%) Windows 7
11 44 (34.38%) TCP/IP
12 43 (33.59%) DHCP
13 42 (32.81%) SQL
14 39 (30.47%) Microsoft Office
14 39 (30.47%) DNS
14 39 (30.47%) SAN
15 37 (28.91%) VoIP
16 35 (27.34%) Windows Server 2012
17 34 (26.56%) Problem-Solving
17 34 (26.56%) ITIL
18 32 (25.00%) Firewall
18 32 (25.00%) SQL Server
19 31 (24.22%) Analytical Skills
20 30 (23.44%) VPN
21 29 (22.66%) Windows Server 2008
21 29 (22.66%) Windows 10

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 47 (36.72%) MS Exchange
2 18 (14.06%) Exchange Server 2010
2 18 (14.06%) SharePoint
3 10 (7.81%) Skype for Business
4 8 (6.25%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 6 (4.69%) SharePoint 2013
6 5 (3.91%) IIS
7 1 (0.78%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 39 (30.47%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.56%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (1.56%) MS Visio
2 2 (1.56%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 8 (6.25%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (2.34%) Elite 3E
3 2 (1.56%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (1.56%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.78%) Carpe Diem
Cloud Services
1 47 (36.72%) Office 365
2 26 (20.31%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (5.47%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (4.69%) Mimecast
5 2 (1.56%) IaaS
6 1 (0.78%) G Suite
6 1 (0.78%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 50 (39.06%) LAN
2 48 (37.50%) WAN
3 44 (34.38%) TCP/IP
4 43 (33.59%) DHCP
5 39 (30.47%) DNS
5 39 (30.47%) SAN
6 37 (28.91%) VoIP
7 32 (25.00%) Firewall
8 30 (23.44%) VPN
9 12 (9.38%) Remote Desktop
9 12 (9.38%) WLAN
10 10 (7.81%) Reverse Proxy
10 10 (7.81%) Wireless
11 9 (7.03%) Skype
12 7 (5.47%) Converged Networks
12 7 (5.47%) Unified Communications
13 6 (4.69%) Internet
13 6 (4.69%) Wi-Fi
14 5 (3.91%) NetScaler
15 4 (3.13%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 11 (8.59%) Amazon RDS
2 11 (8.59%) MySQL
3 10 (7.81%) NoSQL
4 2 (1.56%) MS Access
4 2 (1.56%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (1.56%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (1.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (1.56%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.78%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 10 (7.81%) Retail
2 8 (6.25%) Finance
3 7 (5.47%) Marketing
4 5 (3.91%) Law
5 3 (2.34%) Automotive
5 3 (2.34%) Legal
6 2 (1.56%) Back Office
7 1 (0.78%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 34 (26.56%) Support Engineer
2 28 (21.88%) IT Engineer
3 21 (16.41%) Analyst
4 20 (15.63%) IT Support
5 17 (13.28%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 17 (13.28%) 2nd Line Support
6 15 (11.72%) IT Support Engineer
7 14 (10.94%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 13 (10.16%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 12 (9.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 10 (7.81%) Architect
11 9 (7.03%) Service Desk Engineer
11 9 (7.03%) Support Analyst
12 8 (6.25%) 3rd Line Support
12 8 (6.25%) IT Analyst
12 8 (6.25%) Service Desk Support
13 6 (4.69%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
13 6 (4.69%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
13 6 (4.69%) Service Analyst
13 6 (4.69%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (4.69%) Web Services
2 3 (2.34%) .NET
3 2 (1.56%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.78%) Flash
4 1 (0.78%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 31 (24.22%) Analytical Skills
2 25 (19.53%) Self-Motivation
3 17 (13.28%) Data Centre
3 17 (13.28%) Hybrid Cloud
4 10 (7.81%) CMDB
4 10 (7.81%) Public Cloud
5 9 (7.03%) Clustering
6 8 (6.25%) Replication
7 7 (5.47%) Driving Licence
8 6 (4.69%) Fat Client
8 6 (4.69%) Thin Client
9 5 (3.91%) Smartphone
10 3 (2.34%) iPad
10 3 (2.34%) iPhone
10 3 (2.34%) Management Information System
11 2 (1.56%) CCTV
11 2 (1.56%) Client/Server
11 2 (1.56%) Handset
11 2 (1.56%) NHS
11 2 (1.56%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 118 (92.19%) Windows
2 63 (49.22%) Windows Server
3 45 (35.16%) Windows 7
4 35 (27.34%) Windows Server 2012
5 29 (22.66%) Windows 10
5 29 (22.66%) Windows Server 2008
6 25 (19.53%) Linux
7 13 (10.16%) Mac OS X
8 10 (7.81%) CentOS
8 10 (7.81%) Ubuntu
9 8 (6.25%) Unix
10 7 (5.47%) Android
10 7 (5.47%) Windows Server 2003
11 5 (3.91%) Windows XP
12 4 (3.13%) Windows 8
13 3 (2.34%) Apple iOS
14 2 (1.56%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (26.56%) ITIL
1 34 (26.56%) Problem-Solving
2 18 (14.06%) High Availability
3 17 (13.28%) Project Planning
3 17 (13.28%) Time Management
4 16 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
4 16 (12.50%) ITSM
5 15 (11.72%) ITIL V3
6 13 (10.16%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 13 (10.16%) Migration
6 13 (10.16%) Root Cause Analysis
7 12 (9.38%) Server Virtualisation
8 11 (8.59%) Coaching
8 11 (8.59%) Service Management
8 11 (8.59%) Stakeholder Management
9 10 (7.81%) BCP
9 10 (7.81%) CRM
9 10 (7.81%) Mobile Device Management
9 10 (7.81%) Patch Management
9 10 (7.81%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 42 (32.81%) SQL
2 17 (13.28%) PowerShell
3 2 (1.56%) Java
3 2 (1.56%) VB
3 2 (1.56%) VBScript
4 1 (0.78%) C
4 1 (0.78%) C#
4 1 (0.78%) Shell Script
4 1 (0.78%) T-SQL
4 1 (0.78%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 24 (18.75%) Microsoft Certification
2 21 (16.41%) MCSE
3 14 (10.94%) MCSA
4 13 (10.16%) CCNA
4 13 (10.16%) Cisco Certification
5 9 (7.03%) Degree
6 8 (6.25%) Citrix Certification
7 7 (5.47%) CCNP
7 7 (5.47%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 6 (4.69%) CCA
9 5 (3.91%) ITIL Certification
10 4 (3.13%) MCP
11 3 (2.34%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 2 (1.56%) CCEA
12 2 (1.56%) Computer Science Degree
13 1 (0.78%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (8.59%) SLA
2 9 (7.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (7.03%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 109 (85.16%) Active Directory
2 60 (46.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 45 (35.16%) Hyper-V
4 26 (20.31%) XenApp
5 19 (14.84%) vSphere
5 19 (14.84%) XenDesktop
6 17 (13.28%) VMware ESXi
7 10 (7.81%) Virtual Machines
8 3 (2.34%) BitLocker
8 3 (2.34%) XenServer
9 2 (1.56%) Microsoft App-V
9 2 (1.56%) Virtual Servers
10 1 (0.78%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 28 (21.88%) SCCM
2 13 (10.16%) SCOM
3 10 (7.81%) Failover Clustering
3 10 (7.81%) SCVMM
3 10 (7.81%) vRealize
4 6 (4.69%) Microsoft Clustering
5 4 (3.13%) Backup Exec
6 2 (1.56%) EdgeSight
6 2 (1.56%) MaaS360
6 2 (1.56%) MIMEsweeper
6 2 (1.56%) OfficeScan
6 2 (1.56%) WSUS
7 1 (0.78%) Cisco CUCM
7 1 (0.78%) FortiGate
7 1 (0.78%) Microsoft Intune
7 1 (0.78%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (0.78%) Tivoli
7 1 (0.78%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 81 (63.28%) Citrix
1 81 (63.28%) Microsoft
2 69 (53.91%) VMware
3 45 (35.16%) Cisco
4 22 (17.19%) Apple
5 21 (16.41%) HP
6 16 (12.50%) Dell
7 14 (10.94%) Ivanti
8 12 (9.38%) Mitel
8 12 (9.38%) Oracle
8 12 (9.38%) Symantec
9 11 (8.59%) EMC
9 11 (8.59%) IBM
10 10 (7.81%) Hitachi
10 10 (7.81%) NetApp
10 10 (7.81%) Red Hat
10 10 (7.81%) Snow
10 10 (7.81%) SonicWALL
11 9 (7.03%) Veeam
12 8 (6.25%) Remedy