Period
to 23 April 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 23 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Terminal Services
UK
6 months to
23 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1004 899 843
Rank change year-on-year -105 -56 -28
Permanent jobs citing Terminal Services 189 282 465
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.11% 0.16% 0.23%
As % of the System Software category 0.78% 1.34% 1.88%
Number of salaries quoted 151 244 389
UK median annual salary £40,000 £32,500 £33,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +23.08% -1.52% -9.59%
10th Percentile £22,500 £21,500 £22,500
90th Percentile £57,500 £50,000 £53,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £37,500 £30,000 £32,000
% change year-on-year +25.00% -6.25% -8.57%

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 24,298 21,073 24,783
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 13.71% 12.30% 12.19%
Number of salaries quoted 19,776 17,580 20,974
UK median annual salary £46,000 £42,500 £40,457
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.24% +5.05% +1.14%
10th Percentile £25,000 £23,500 £23,000
90th Percentile £78,750 £73,875 £68,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +4.17%

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 23 April 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 23 April 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 -125 180 £40,000 +23.08% 30
UK excluding London -86 146 £37,500 +25.00% 26
North of England -42 60 £40,000 +33.33% 9
London -44 43 £51,250 +13.89% 5
North West -23 36 £43,000 +43.33% 5
South East -31 33 £39,250 +20.77% 5
South West -3 18 £36,250 +5.07% 6
Yorkshire -3 17 £27,000 -22.86% 3
East of England -20 16 £37,500 +36.36% 4
Midlands -27 10 £25,000 -16.67% 1
West Midlands -2 9 £25,000 -23.08%
North East - 7 £30,000 - 1
Scotland -28 6 - -
Wales - 2 £29,000 - 1
East Midlands -13 1 £29,732 -0.90% 1
Northern Ireland - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 23 April 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.

1 172 (91.01%) Windows
2 146 (77.25%) Microsoft
3 138 (73.02%) Active Directory
4 108 (57.14%) VMware
5 100 (52.91%) Windows Server
6 92 (48.68%) Citrix
7 76 (40.21%) VMware Infrastructure
8 73 (38.62%) ITIL
9 71 (37.57%) DNS
10 70 (37.04%) Firewall
11 69 (36.51%) Hyper-V
12 62 (32.80%) VPN
13 57 (30.16%) DHCP
13 57 (30.16%) Windows Server 2008
14 55 (29.10%) Windows Server 2012
15 54 (28.57%) LAN
16 53 (28.04%) WAN
17 50 (26.46%) SAN
18 48 (25.40%) Microsoft Certification
19 45 (23.81%) Office 365
20 44 (23.28%) SQL Server
21 43 (22.75%) XenApp
22 42 (22.22%) VLAN
23 41 (21.69%) MS Exchange
24 39 (20.63%) MCSE
25 38 (20.11%) vSphere
25 38 (20.11%) Remote Desktop
26 37 (19.58%) Microsoft Office
27 35 (18.52%) VoIP
28 33 (17.46%) SQL

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 41 (21.69%) MS Exchange
2 31 (16.40%) SharePoint
3 16 (8.47%) Exchange Server 2010
4 13 (6.88%) Exchange Server 2013
5 11 (5.82%) SharePoint 2013
6 10 (5.29%) Skype for Business
7 5 (2.65%) Exchange Server 2007
8 3 (1.59%) Exchange Server 2003
9 2 (1.06%) IIS
10 1 (0.53%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 1 (0.53%) Confluence
10 1 (0.53%) WordPress
Applications
1 37 (19.58%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (3.70%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (1.06%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.53%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (2.12%) Carpe Diem
1 4 (2.12%) Elite 3E
2 1 (0.53%) Cerner Millennium
2 1 (0.53%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 45 (23.81%) Office 365
2 30 (15.87%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (3.17%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (1.59%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (0.53%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 71 (37.57%) DNS
2 70 (37.04%) Firewall
3 62 (32.80%) VPN
4 57 (30.16%) DHCP
5 54 (28.57%) LAN
6 53 (28.04%) WAN
7 50 (26.46%) SAN
8 42 (22.22%) VLAN
9 38 (20.11%) Remote Desktop
10 35 (18.52%) VoIP
11 27 (14.29%) TCP/IP
12 19 (10.05%) ISDN
12 19 (10.05%) MPLS
13 16 (8.47%) NetScaler
14 14 (7.41%) iSCSI
14 14 (7.41%) Wi-Fi
15 12 (6.35%) IP Telephony
16 8 (4.23%) Broadband
17 7 (3.70%) NAS
18 6 (3.17%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (23.28%) SQL Server
2 5 (2.65%) MySQL
3 4 (2.12%) Crystal Reports
4 3 (1.59%) Power BI
5 2 (1.06%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.53%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (0.53%) JIRA
1 1 (0.53%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 19 (10.05%) Finance
2 10 (5.29%) Games
2 10 (5.29%) Telecoms
3 6 (3.17%) Legal
4 5 (2.65%) Back Office
4 5 (2.65%) Retail
5 4 (2.12%) Advertising
5 4 (2.12%) German Language
6 2 (1.06%) Marketing
7 1 (0.53%) Front Office
7 1 (0.53%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 51 (26.98%) Support Engineer
2 45 (23.81%) IT Support
3 34 (17.99%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 30 (15.87%) Analyst
5 22 (11.64%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 21 (11.11%) IT Engineer
6 21 (11.11%) Support Analyst
7 20 (10.58%) IT Support Engineer
8 19 (10.05%) IT Manager
9 18 (9.52%) 3rd Line Support
10 17 (8.99%) 2nd Line Support
10 17 (8.99%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
10 17 (8.99%) Systems Engineer
11 13 (6.88%) 1st/2nd Line Support
11 13 (6.88%) IT Support Specialist
11 13 (6.88%) Support Specialist
12 12 (6.35%) Systems Support
13 11 (5.82%) Desktop Support
13 11 (5.82%) IT Analyst
13 11 (5.82%) IT Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (7.94%) Web Services
2 5 (2.65%) Software Packaging
3 4 (2.12%) ODBC
4 1 (0.53%) .NET
4 1 (0.53%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.53%) CSS
4 1 (0.53%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 26 (13.76%) Analytical Skills
2 24 (12.70%) Self-Motivation
3 19 (10.05%) User Experience
4 10 (5.29%) Public Cloud
5 7 (3.70%) Clustering
5 7 (3.70%) Data Centre
5 7 (3.70%) Fat Client
5 7 (3.70%) FMCG
5 7 (3.70%) Thin Client
6 6 (3.17%) Blackberry
6 6 (3.17%) Computer Science
7 5 (2.65%) iPhone
7 5 (2.65%) Smart Home
8 4 (2.12%) EPoS
8 4 (2.12%) Mobile App
8 4 (2.12%) NHS
9 3 (1.59%) Linux Command Line
9 3 (1.59%) Microsoft Licensing
9 3 (1.59%) PlayStation
10 2 (1.06%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 172 (91.01%) Windows
2 100 (52.91%) Windows Server
3 57 (30.16%) Windows Server 2008
4 55 (29.10%) Windows Server 2012
5 24 (12.70%) Windows 7
6 20 (10.58%) Linux
7 19 (10.05%) Windows 10
8 15 (7.94%) Windows Server 2003
9 12 (6.35%) Windows XP
10 8 (4.23%) Android
11 6 (3.17%) Solaris
11 6 (3.17%) Windows 8
12 5 (2.65%) Mac OS
12 5 (2.65%) Mac OS X
13 4 (2.12%) Windows 2000
14 3 (1.59%) CentOS
14 3 (1.59%) Ubuntu
14 3 (1.59%) Windows Vista
15 1 (0.53%) Apple iOS
15 1 (0.53%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (38.62%) ITIL
2 29 (15.34%) Service Management
3 27 (14.29%) CRM
4 19 (10.05%) Configuration Management
4 19 (10.05%) Problem-Solving
5 17 (8.99%) Disaster Recovery
6 16 (8.47%) Time Management
7 15 (7.94%) Agile Software Development
8 14 (7.41%) Service Delivery
9 13 (6.88%) Mentoring
9 13 (6.88%) Root Cause Analysis
10 12 (6.35%) ITIL V3
10 12 (6.35%) Migration
10 12 (6.35%) Project Management
11 11 (5.82%) Change Management
12 9 (4.76%) Document Management
12 9 (4.76%) Mathematics
13 8 (4.23%) Incident Management
14 7 (3.70%) High Availability
14 7 (3.70%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 33 (17.46%) SQL
2 23 (12.17%) PowerShell
3 5 (2.65%) T-SQL
4 3 (1.59%) Bash Shell
5 1 (0.53%) C
5 1 (0.53%) C#
5 1 (0.53%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.53%) PHP
5 1 (0.53%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 48 (25.40%) Microsoft Certification
2 39 (20.63%) MCSE
3 28 (14.81%) Degree
4 17 (8.99%) CCNA
4 17 (8.99%) Cisco Certification
5 15 (7.94%) Citrix Certification
5 15 (7.94%) ITIL Certification
6 11 (5.82%) MCSA
7 10 (5.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 9 (4.76%) MCITP
9 8 (4.23%) CCA
9 8 (4.23%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 6 (3.17%) CCNP
10 6 (3.17%) Security Cleared
11 5 (2.65%) DV Cleared
11 5 (2.65%) MCP
11 5 (2.65%) MCTS
12 1 (0.53%) A+ Certification
12 1 (0.53%) MOS
12 1 (0.53%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (6.88%) SLA
2 7 (3.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (3.70%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.53%) Cyber Essentials
3 1 (0.53%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 138 (73.02%) Active Directory
2 76 (40.21%) VMware Infrastructure
3 69 (36.51%) Hyper-V
4 43 (22.75%) XenApp
5 38 (20.11%) vSphere
6 31 (16.40%) XenDesktop
7 27 (14.29%) VMware ESXi
8 15 (7.94%) XenServer
9 13 (6.88%) Virtual Machines
10 9 (4.76%) Virtual Servers
11 6 (3.17%) Virtual Desktop
12 5 (2.65%) Forefront TMG
12 5 (2.65%) Microsoft App-V
12 5 (2.65%) VMware Workstation
13 2 (1.06%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 2 (1.06%) MetaFrame
14 1 (0.53%) Xen
Systems Management
1 20 (10.58%) SCCM
2 14 (7.41%) WSUS
3 11 (5.82%) SCOM
4 8 (4.23%) SolarWinds Orion
5 7 (3.70%) Backup Exec
5 7 (3.70%) Failover Clustering
6 5 (2.65%) EdgeSight
6 5 (2.65%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 5 (2.65%) MOM
7 1 (0.53%) HP Data Protector
7 1 (0.53%) HP SIM
7 1 (0.53%) Microsoft Clustering
7 1 (0.53%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (0.53%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 146 (77.25%) Microsoft
2 108 (57.14%) VMware
3 92 (48.68%) Citrix
4 29 (15.34%) Cisco
5 18 (9.52%) Google
6 13 (6.88%) Ivanti
7 10 (5.29%) Apple
7 10 (5.29%) SolarWinds
8 9 (4.76%) iManage
9 7 (3.70%) HP
10 5 (2.65%) F5
10 5 (2.65%) McAfee
10 5 (2.65%) ShoreTel
11 4 (2.12%) Avaya
11 4 (2.12%) Veeam
12 3 (1.59%) Mitel
12 3 (1.59%) MobileIron
12 3 (1.59%) Red Hat
12 3 (1.59%) SAP
12 3 (1.59%) WatchGuard