Period
to 19 October 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 19 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Terminal Services
UK
6 months to
19 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 892 857 787
Rank change year-on-year -35 -70 +64
Permanent jobs citing Terminal Services 285 386 567
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.16% 0.20% 0.26%
As % of the System Software category 1.25% 1.62% 2.27%
Number of salaries quoted 239 317 505
UK median annual salary £37,500 £33,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.64% -5.71% +7.69%
10th Percentile £22,500 £21,250 £20,500
90th Percentile £55,000 £61,750 £53,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £37,000 £32,500 £34,500
% change year-on-year +13.85% -5.80% +6.15%

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 22808 23806 25022
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 13.06% 12.44% 11.41%
Number of salaries quoted 19207 20021 20838
UK median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +1.27%
10th Percentile £23,750 £23,500 £22,750
90th Percentile £75,000 £71,250 £66,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +4.00% - +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 19 October 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 19 October 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 -58 281 £37,500 +13.64% 12
UK excluding London +8 200 £37,000 +13.85% 10
London -26 85 £45,000 +20.00% 3
South East +59 75 £39,000 -2.50% 2
North of England +13 71 £37,500 +36.36% 4
North West +19 50 £43,000 +56.36% 4
East of England -6 30 £33,250 -7.64%
Yorkshire +15 21 £35,000 +16.67%
Midlands +25 13 £30,000 +7.14% 3
East Midlands +34 11 £30,000 +7.14% 2
South West -18 7 £24,000 -27.27%
Wales +16 4 £28,500 -24.00%
West Midlands 0 2 £32,000 +42.22% 1

For the 6 months to 19 October 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.

1 251 (88.07%) Windows
2 231 (81.05%) Microsoft
3 225 (78.95%) Active Directory
4 190 (66.67%) VMware
5 144 (50.53%) MS Exchange
5 144 (50.53%) Windows Server
6 131 (45.96%) VMware Infrastructure
7 129 (45.26%) Windows Server 2012
8 126 (44.21%) Citrix
9 125 (43.86%) DNS
10 124 (43.51%) Firewall
11 109 (38.25%) Cisco
11 109 (38.25%) WAN
12 108 (37.89%) Office 365
13 107 (37.54%) Windows Server 2008
13 107 (37.54%) VPN
14 106 (37.19%) DHCP
15 103 (36.14%) Windows Server 2003
16 102 (35.79%) Remote Desktop
17 97 (34.04%) LAN
18 94 (32.98%) ITIL
19 88 (30.88%) Hyper-V
20 87 (30.53%) SAN
21 84 (29.47%) TCP/IP
22 78 (27.37%) Microsoft Certification
23 72 (25.26%) SQL
24 69 (24.21%) Linux
25 66 (23.16%) HP
26 65 (22.81%) MCSE
27 62 (21.75%) Microsoft Office

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
1 144 (50.53%) MS Exchange
2 60 (21.05%) SharePoint
3 47 (16.49%) IIS
4 40 (14.04%) Skype for Business
5 39 (13.68%) Exchange Server 2010
6 38 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2013
7 22 (7.72%) Exchange Server 2007
8 14 (4.91%) SharePoint 2013
9 12 (4.21%) Apache
9 12 (4.21%) Exchange Server 2003
9 12 (4.21%) Tomcat
10 7 (2.46%) BizTalk Server
11 3 (1.05%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 2 (0.70%) SharePoint Server
13 1 (0.35%) Exchange Server 5.5
Applications
1 62 (21.75%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (3.16%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (1.05%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.70%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.35%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 7 (2.46%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.05%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.35%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 108 (37.89%) Office 365
2 46 (16.14%) Microsoft Azure
3 35 (12.28%) Amazon AWS
4 18 (6.32%) PaaS
5 6 (2.11%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (1.05%) IaaS
7 1 (0.35%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 125 (43.86%) DNS
2 124 (43.51%) Firewall
3 109 (38.25%) WAN
4 107 (37.54%) VPN
5 106 (37.19%) DHCP
6 102 (35.79%) Remote Desktop
7 97 (34.04%) LAN
8 87 (30.53%) SAN
9 84 (29.47%) TCP/IP
10 56 (19.65%) VLAN
11 47 (16.49%) MPLS
12 42 (14.74%) VoIP
13 41 (14.39%) Cisco ASA
14 33 (11.58%) Cisco PIX
15 32 (11.23%) Skype
15 32 (11.23%) Wi-Fi
16 29 (10.18%) iSCSI
17 20 (7.02%) PBX
18 19 (6.67%) ISDN
19 18 (6.32%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (18.25%) SQL Server
2 14 (4.91%) SQL Server 2008
2 14 (4.91%) SQL Server 2012
3 12 (4.21%) MySQL
3 12 (4.21%) SQL Server 2005
4 7 (2.46%) Crystal Reports
4 7 (2.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (1.05%) Amazon RDS
6 2 (0.70%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (0.70%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (0.70%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 7 (2.46%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (0.70%) MSI
General
1 28 (9.82%) Finance
2 25 (8.77%) Retail
3 19 (6.67%) Back Office
4 18 (6.32%) Games
5 14 (4.91%) Manufacturing
5 14 (4.91%) Telecoms
6 11 (3.86%) Electronics
6 11 (3.86%) Marketing
7 7 (2.46%) Legal
8 3 (1.05%) Law
9 1 (0.35%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.35%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 81 (28.42%) Support Engineer
2 65 (22.81%) Analyst
3 57 (20.00%) Support Analyst
4 55 (19.30%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 48 (16.84%) 3rd Line Support
6 45 (15.79%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 38 (13.33%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 36 (12.63%) Infrastructure Support
9 33 (11.58%) IT Support
10 30 (10.53%) Administrator
10 30 (10.53%) Systems Administrator
11 29 (10.18%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
12 21 (7.37%) Senior Analyst
12 21 (7.37%) Senior Support Analyst
13 20 (7.02%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
13 20 (7.02%) Project Engineer
14 19 (6.67%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
15 17 (5.96%) 2nd Line Support
15 17 (5.96%) Consultant
15 17 (5.96%) Office 365 Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (8.77%) Web Services
2 5 (1.75%) ODBC
3 2 (0.70%) HTML
3 2 (0.70%) XML
3 2 (0.70%) XSLT
4 1 (0.35%) 802.1X
4 1 (0.35%) Flash
4 1 (0.35%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 35 (12.28%) Data Centre
2 20 (7.02%) Replication
3 18 (6.32%) Computer Science
4 17 (5.96%) Public Cloud
5 15 (5.26%) Clustering
5 15 (5.26%) Driving Licence
6 12 (4.21%) Management Information System
7 9 (3.16%) Smartphone
8 8 (2.81%) Fat Client
8 8 (2.81%) Thin Client
9 7 (2.46%) Blackberry
10 6 (2.11%) CMDB
10 6 (2.11%) Cyber Attack
10 6 (2.11%) Handset
11 5 (1.75%) Analytical Skills
12 4 (1.40%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 4 (1.40%) HP Storage
13 3 (1.05%) CCTV
13 3 (1.05%) iPad
13 3 (1.05%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 251 (88.07%) Windows
2 144 (50.53%) Windows Server
3 129 (45.26%) Windows Server 2012
4 107 (37.54%) Windows Server 2008
5 103 (36.14%) Windows Server 2003
6 69 (24.21%) Linux
7 61 (21.40%) Windows 7
8 33 (11.58%) Windows 10
9 26 (9.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 22 (7.72%) Windows 8
11 18 (6.32%) Windows XP
12 17 (5.96%) Android
13 16 (5.61%) CentOS
14 13 (4.56%) Ubuntu
15 9 (3.16%) Apple iOS
15 9 (3.16%) Windows Phone
16 7 (2.46%) Mac OS
16 7 (2.46%) Solaris
17 5 (1.75%) Mac OS X
18 2 (0.70%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 94 (32.98%) ITIL
2 54 (18.95%) Mentoring
3 34 (11.93%) Migration
4 33 (11.58%) Presales
5 32 (11.23%) Problem Management
6 31 (10.88%) CRM
7 27 (9.47%) Service Delivery
8 19 (6.67%) Coaching
9 18 (6.32%) Change Management
9 18 (6.32%) E-Commerce
10 17 (5.96%) Technical Architecture
11 16 (5.61%) Server Building
12 15 (5.26%) Load Balancing
13 14 (4.91%) Contingency Planning
13 14 (4.91%) High Availability
13 14 (4.91%) Integration Testing
14 12 (4.21%) Disaster Recovery
14 12 (4.21%) Service Management
15 11 (3.86%) Business Intelligence
15 11 (3.86%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 72 (25.26%) SQL
2 46 (16.14%) PowerShell
3 7 (2.46%) Bash Shell
4 5 (1.75%) T-SQL
5 3 (1.05%) C
6 2 (0.70%) Java
6 2 (0.70%) XPath
Qualifications
1 78 (27.37%) Microsoft Certification
2 65 (22.81%) MCSE
3 55 (19.30%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 52 (18.25%) CCNA
4 52 (18.25%) Cisco Certification
5 30 (10.53%) MCP
6 27 (9.47%) MCITP
7 20 (7.02%) MCSA
8 16 (5.61%) Degree
9 15 (5.26%) ITIL Certification
10 14 (4.91%) CCIE
10 14 (4.91%) Citrix Certification
10 14 (4.91%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
11 11 (3.86%) CCA
12 6 (2.11%) DV Cleared
12 6 (2.11%) Security Cleared
13 3 (1.05%) CCNP
13 3 (1.05%) MCTS
14 2 (0.70%) AAT
14 2 (0.70%) CCEA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (7.02%) SLA
2 4 (1.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (1.40%) QA
3 1 (0.35%) Cyber Essentials
3 1 (0.35%) GDPR
3 1 (0.35%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.35%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 225 (78.95%) Active Directory
2 131 (45.96%) VMware Infrastructure
3 88 (30.88%) Hyper-V
4 44 (15.44%) vSphere
4 44 (15.44%) XenApp
5 40 (14.04%) VMware ESXi
6 27 (9.47%) VMware Workstation
7 24 (8.42%) Virtual Machines
8 19 (6.67%) XenDesktop
9 16 (5.61%) XenServer
10 12 (4.21%) KVM
11 10 (3.51%) Virtual Servers
12 8 (2.81%) ISA Server
13 7 (2.46%) Forefront TMG
14 5 (1.75%) Microsoft App-V
14 5 (1.75%) Virtual Desktop
15 4 (1.40%) NFS
16 3 (1.05%) Microsoft Virtual Server
17 2 (0.70%) Firmware
18 1 (0.35%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 51 (17.89%) WSUS
2 32 (11.23%) Backup Exec
3 26 (9.12%) SCCM
4 21 (7.37%) vCenter Server
5 19 (6.67%) SCOM
6 12 (4.21%) ZABBIX
7 7 (2.46%) Norton AntiVirus
8 6 (2.11%) EdgeSight
8 6 (2.11%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 6 (2.11%) MOM
9 2 (0.70%) FortiGate
10 1 (0.35%) Cacti
10 1 (0.35%) Failover Clustering
10 1 (0.35%) McAfee ePO
10 1 (0.35%) Microsoft Intune
10 1 (0.35%) Nagios
10 1 (0.35%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 1 (0.35%) ThinApp
Vendors
1 231 (81.05%) Microsoft
2 190 (66.67%) VMware
3 126 (44.21%) Citrix
4 109 (38.25%) Cisco
5 66 (23.16%) HP
6 40 (14.04%) Dell
7 38 (13.33%) Veeam
8 35 (12.28%) SonicWALL
8 35 (12.28%) Symantec
9 33 (11.58%) Juniper
10 30 (10.53%) McAfee
11 19 (6.67%) F5
12 18 (6.32%) Apple
12 18 (6.32%) Google
13 16 (5.61%) Draytek
13 16 (5.61%) ProCurve
14 15 (5.26%) NetApp
15 14 (4.91%) Sophos
15 14 (4.91%) Veritas
15 14 (4.91%) WatchGuard