Period
to 26 July 2021

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 26 July 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Terminal Services
UK
6 months to
26 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 927 773 998
Rank change year-on-year -154 +225 -23
Permanent jobs citing Terminal Services 64 44 121
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.057% 0.062% 0.083%
As % of the System Software category 0.31% 0.35% 0.49%
Number of salaries quoted 47 40 105
10th Percentile £26,750 £20,750 £21,950
25th Percentile £31,125 £27,938 £26,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £40,000 £47,500 £35,000
Median % change year-on-year -15.79% +35.71% +11.11%
75th Percentile £47,500 £55,063 £43,750
90th Percentile £65,250 £57,500 £47,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £27,500 £34,000
% change year-on-year +45.45% -19.12% +13.33%

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 20,835 12,579 24,755
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 18.51% 17.79% 17.04%
Number of salaries quoted 14,774 10,467 20,598
10th Percentile £29,750 £29,000 £25,750
25th Percentile £40,000 £38,000 £33,173
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%
75th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £70,000
90th Percentile £92,500 £87,500 £86,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -

Terminal Services
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Terminal Services as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Terminal Services in the UK

Terminal Services
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Terminal Services.

Salary trend for Terminal Services in the UK

Terminal Services
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Terminal Services over the 6 months to 26 July 2021.

Salary histogram for Terminal Services in the UK

Terminal Services
Top 12 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 26 July 2021. 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 -147 63 £40,000 -15.79% 14
UK excluding London -111 38 £40,000 +45.45% 11
London -116 25 £42,500 -22.73% 3
South East -68 10 £37,500 +36.36% 1
North of England -57 9 £40,000 +1.73% 2
Midlands -76 9 £40,630 +88.98% 3
Yorkshire - 9 £40,000 - 1
East Midlands -48 6 £34,497 +60.45%
East of England -23 5 £45,000 -14.29% 2
South West - 5 £28,500 - 3
Work from Home - 4 £42,500 - 3
West Midlands -65 3 £45,000 +50.00% 3

For the 6 months to 26 July 2021, 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 56 (87.50%) Windows
2 40 (62.50%) Microsoft
3 36 (56.25%) Active Directory
3 36 (56.25%) Microsoft 365
4 33 (51.56%) Citrix
5 28 (43.75%) Firewall
6 26 (40.63%) Windows Server
7 25 (39.06%) VMware
8 22 (34.38%) SQL
9 21 (32.81%) Microsoft Certification
10 18 (28.13%) TCP/IP
10 18 (28.13%) VMware Infrastructure
11 17 (26.56%) Hyper-V
11 17 (26.56%) Cisco
11 17 (26.56%) Social Skills
12 16 (25.00%) ITIL
12 16 (25.00%) SharePoint
12 16 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
13 15 (23.44%) Microsoft Office
13 15 (23.44%) SQL Server
13 15 (23.44%) DNS
13 15 (23.44%) Windows 10
14 14 (21.88%) DHCP
14 14 (21.88%) Azure
14 14 (21.88%) SCOM
15 13 (20.31%) SCCM
15 13 (20.31%) Windows Server 2008
15 13 (20.31%) SAN
15 13 (20.31%) MCSA
16 12 (18.75%) VoIP

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 16 (25.00%) SharePoint
2 12 (18.75%) MS Exchange
3 9 (14.06%) IIS
4 4 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (4.69%) Skype for Business
6 2 (3.13%) WordPress
7 1 (1.56%) Tomcat
Applications
1 15 (23.44%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.56%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (4.69%) Exchequer
2 2 (3.13%) Relativity
Cloud Services
1 36 (56.25%) Microsoft 365
2 14 (21.88%) Azure
3 8 (12.50%) AWS
3 8 (12.50%) IaaS
4 6 (9.38%) SaaS
5 4 (6.25%) Azure Active Directory
6 3 (4.69%) OneDrive
7 2 (3.13%) Mimecast
7 2 (3.13%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 28 (43.75%) Firewall
2 18 (28.13%) TCP/IP
3 15 (23.44%) DNS
4 14 (21.88%) DHCP
5 13 (20.31%) SAN
6 12 (18.75%) VoIP
7 10 (15.63%) VPN
8 7 (10.94%) Internet
8 7 (10.94%) LAN
8 7 (10.94%) WAN
8 7 (10.94%) Wi-Fi
9 6 (9.38%) Cisco ASA
10 4 (6.25%) NAS
10 4 (6.25%) Remote Desktop
10 4 (6.25%) X.509
11 3 (4.69%) Fibre Channel
11 3 (4.69%) Intranet
11 3 (4.69%) iSCSI
11 3 (4.69%) VSAN
12 2 (3.13%) Cisco PIX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (23.44%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.69%) Data Vault
2 3 (4.69%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.56%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (1.56%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (4.69%) JIRA
General
1 17 (26.56%) Social Skills
2 8 (12.50%) Public Sector
3 5 (7.81%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.13%) Automotive
4 2 (3.13%) Back Office
4 2 (3.13%) Finance
4 2 (3.13%) Games
4 2 (3.13%) Inclusion and Diversity
4 2 (3.13%) Law
4 2 (3.13%) Marketing
4 2 (3.13%) Military
4 2 (3.13%) Presentation Skills
4 2 (3.13%) Publishing
4 2 (3.13%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.56%) German Language
5 1 (1.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (18.75%) Support Engineer
2 11 (17.19%) Analyst
3 10 (15.63%) Administrator
3 10 (15.63%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 8 (12.50%) IT Administrator
5 7 (10.94%) Technical Specialist
6 5 (7.81%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 5 (7.81%) IT Support
6 5 (7.81%) IT Systems Administrator
6 5 (7.81%) Systems Administrator
7 4 (6.25%) Desktop Support
7 4 (6.25%) Field Engineer
7 4 (6.25%) Microsoft 365 Administrator
7 4 (6.25%) Microsoft 365 Engineer
7 4 (6.25%) Server Support
7 4 (6.25%) Support Analyst
7 4 (6.25%) Virtualisation Engineer
7 4 (6.25%) Windows Engineer
7 4 (6.25%) Windows Server Support
7 4 (6.25%) Windows Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.69%) CSS
1 3 (4.69%) HTML
1 3 (4.69%) REST
1 3 (4.69%) SOAP
2 1 (1.56%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 10 (15.63%) PKI
2 8 (12.50%) Client/Server
3 7 (10.94%) Clustering
4 6 (9.38%) Reinsurance
5 4 (6.25%) Data Centre
5 4 (6.25%) Replication
5 4 (6.25%) Smartphone
6 3 (4.69%) EMC VNX
6 3 (4.69%) Management Information System
7 2 (3.13%) CMDB
7 2 (3.13%) Fat Client
7 2 (3.13%) Mobile App
7 2 (3.13%) Self-Motivation
7 2 (3.13%) Thin Client
7 2 (3.13%) Video Conferencing
8 1 (1.56%) Housing Association
8 1 (1.56%) Legacy Systems
8 1 (1.56%) Linux Command Line
8 1 (1.56%) Virtual Team
8 1 (1.56%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 56 (87.50%) Windows
2 26 (40.63%) Windows Server
3 16 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 15 (23.44%) Windows 10
5 13 (20.31%) Windows Server 2008
6 11 (17.19%) Linux
7 9 (14.06%) Android
7 9 (14.06%) Apple iOS
8 8 (12.50%) Windows Server 2016
9 7 (10.94%) Windows Server 2019
10 3 (4.69%) Mac OS
10 3 (4.69%) Unix
11 2 (3.13%) Solaris
11 2 (3.13%) VMS
11 2 (3.13%) Windows 7
11 2 (3.13%) Windows Server 2003
11 2 (3.13%) Windows Vista
11 2 (3.13%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (25.00%) ITIL
2 11 (17.19%) Problem-Solving
3 10 (15.63%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 10 (15.63%) Patch Management
4 9 (14.06%) Service Management
5 7 (10.94%) High Availability
6 6 (9.38%) Antivirus Management
6 6 (9.38%) Change Control
6 6 (9.38%) Decision-Making
6 6 (9.38%) Kanban
6 6 (9.38%) Software Distribution
7 5 (7.81%) Mathematics
7 5 (7.81%) Problem Management
8 4 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (6.25%) Business Development
8 4 (6.25%) Computer Science
8 4 (6.25%) Configuration Management
8 4 (6.25%) CRM
8 4 (6.25%) Data Protection
8 4 (6.25%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 22 (34.38%) SQL
2 10 (15.63%) PowerShell
3 5 (7.81%) C
4 4 (6.25%) Shell Script
5 3 (4.69%) JavaScript
5 3 (4.69%) PHP
6 1 (1.56%) C++
6 1 (1.56%) Java
6 1 (1.56%) Perl
6 1 (1.56%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 21 (32.81%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (20.31%) MCSA
3 11 (17.19%) Security Cleared
4 9 (14.06%) CCNA
4 9 (14.06%) Cisco Certification
4 9 (14.06%) MCSE
5 7 (10.94%) Degree
6 6 (9.38%) DV Cleared
7 4 (6.25%) Computer Science Degree
7 4 (6.25%) DBS Check
8 3 (4.69%) ISEB
8 3 (4.69%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (4.69%) SC Cleared
9 2 (3.13%) CCNP
9 2 (3.13%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 2 (3.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 1 (1.56%) A+ Certification
10 1 (1.56%) MCITP
10 1 (1.56%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.25%) SLA
2 3 (4.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 36 (56.25%) Active Directory
2 18 (28.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (26.56%) Hyper-V
4 8 (12.50%) VMware ESXi
5 7 (10.94%) XenApp
6 6 (9.38%) Forefront TMG
6 6 (9.38%) Virtual Machines
6 6 (9.38%) VMware Workstation
6 6 (9.38%) vSphere
7 3 (4.69%) NFS
8 2 (3.13%) Citrix Hypervisor
8 2 (3.13%) MetaFrame
8 2 (3.13%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (1.56%) BitLocker
9 1 (1.56%) iptables
9 1 (1.56%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 14 (21.88%) SCOM
2 13 (20.31%) SCCM
3 8 (12.50%) WSUS
4 7 (10.94%) Microsoft Intune
5 3 (4.69%) Active Directory Federation Services
5 3 (4.69%) FortiGate
5 3 (4.69%) Microsoft Clustering
5 3 (4.69%) Norton AntiVirus
5 3 (4.69%) SCOrch
5 3 (4.69%) vCenter Server
6 2 (3.13%) Cisco CUCM
6 2 (3.13%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 2 (3.13%) MOM
7 1 (1.56%) BMC Marimba
7 1 (1.56%) Cacti
7 1 (1.56%) Nagios
7 1 (1.56%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 40 (62.50%) Microsoft
2 33 (51.56%) Citrix
3 25 (39.06%) VMware
4 17 (26.56%) Cisco
5 9 (14.06%) F5
6 6 (9.38%) Brocade
6 6 (9.38%) HP
6 6 (9.38%) McAfee
7 5 (7.81%) Dell
7 5 (7.81%) ESET
7 5 (7.81%) Oracle
8 4 (6.25%) 3PAR
8 4 (6.25%) Ivanti
8 4 (6.25%) Mitel
8 4 (6.25%) NetApp
8 4 (6.25%) Proofpoint
8 4 (6.25%) Veeam
9 3 (4.69%) Adobe
9 3 (4.69%) CheckPoint
9 3 (4.69%) Symantec