Period
to 25 February 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for Remote Desktop skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Remote Desktop over the 6 months to 25 February 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Remote Desktop
England > West Midlands
6 months to
25 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 246 274 275
Rank change year-on-year +28 +1 +8
Permanent jobs citing Remote Desktop 13 18 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.20% 0.23% 0.38%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.03% 1.14% 2.58%
Number of salaries quoted 11 12 27
West Midlands median annual salary £40,500 £40,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.25% -20.00% +42.86%
10th Percentile £26,750 £24,775 £20,500
90th Percentile £63,750 £65,000 £53,750
England median annual salary £31,500 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year -10.00% +7.69% +4.84%

Remote Desktop is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
West Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 1,259 1,584 1,436
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 19.43% 20.09% 14.69%
Number of salaries quoted 907 1,142 1,076
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £24,250 £24,750 £23,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £66,125 £61,250
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -

Remote Desktop
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing Remote Desktop as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Remote Desktop in the West Midlands

Remote Desktop
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Remote Desktop in the West Midlands.

Salary trend for Remote Desktop in the West Midlands

Remote Desktop
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Remote Desktop in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 25 February 2020.

Salary histogram for Remote Desktop in the West Midlands

Remote Desktop
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Remote Desktop within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 25 February 2020. 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
Birmingham +39 4 £51,500 +28.75% 1
Staffordshire +3 4 £30,000 +17.65% 2
Coventry +11 2 £67,500 +12.50%
Wolverhampton -3 1 £28,500 -2.56%
Dudley - 1 - -
Worcestershire - 1 - - 3
Remote Desktop
England

For the 6 months to 25 February 2020, IT jobs citing Remote Desktop 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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Remote Desktop.

1 13 (100.00%) Windows
1 13 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 12 (92.31%) Office 365
2 12 (92.31%) Windows Server
3 10 (76.92%) Microsoft
4 7 (53.85%) Hyper-V
5 6 (46.15%) DNS
6 5 (38.46%) DHCP
6 5 (38.46%) VMware
6 5 (38.46%) VMware Infrastructure
6 5 (38.46%) Azure
7 4 (30.77%) Firewall
7 4 (30.77%) IIS
7 4 (30.77%) Microsoft Office
7 4 (30.77%) Citrix
7 4 (30.77%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 3 (23.08%) SQL Server
8 3 (23.08%) SharePoint
8 3 (23.08%) MS Exchange
8 3 (23.08%) Cisco
8 3 (23.08%) XenApp
8 3 (23.08%) XenDesktop
8 3 (23.08%) Veeam
8 3 (23.08%) Application Packaging
8 3 (23.08%) Data Protection
8 3 (23.08%) VLAN
8 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (23.08%) Mobile Device Management
8 3 (23.08%) SCDPM
8 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager

Remote Desktop
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 4 (30.77%) IIS
2 3 (23.08%) MS Exchange
2 3 (23.08%) SharePoint
3 2 (15.38%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (30.77%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 12 (92.31%) Office 365
2 5 (38.46%) Azure
3 2 (15.38%) IaaS
3 2 (15.38%) PaaS
3 2 (15.38%) SaaS
4 1 (7.69%) AWS
4 1 (7.69%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 6 (46.15%) DNS
2 5 (38.46%) DHCP
3 4 (30.77%) Firewall
4 3 (23.08%) VLAN
5 2 (15.38%) Converged Networks
5 2 (15.38%) NetScaler
5 2 (15.38%) Reverse Proxy
5 2 (15.38%) SAN
5 2 (15.38%) Skype
5 2 (15.38%) SMTP
5 2 (15.38%) TCP/IP
5 2 (15.38%) VSAN
6 1 (7.69%) Unified Communications
6 1 (7.69%) VoIP
6 1 (7.69%) VPN
6 1 (7.69%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (23.08%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 2 (15.38%) Manufacturing
1 2 (15.38%) Publishing
2 1 (7.69%) Advertising
2 1 (7.69%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Consultant
2 3 (23.08%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Citrix Consultant
3 2 (15.38%) Citrix Technical Consultant
3 2 (15.38%) IT Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Server Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Server Support
3 2 (15.38%) Support Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Technical Consultant
3 2 (15.38%) VMware Consultant
3 2 (15.38%) VMware Technical Consultant
3 2 (15.38%) Windows Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Windows Support Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Senior IT Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Support Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (15.38%) SAML
2 1 (7.69%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (15.38%) Clustering
1 2 (15.38%) Fibre Optics
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Licensing
1 2 (15.38%) Public Cloud
1 2 (15.38%) Replication
2 1 (7.69%) Blackberry
2 1 (7.69%) Driving Licence
2 1 (7.69%) Smartphone
2 1 (7.69%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 13 (100.00%) Windows
2 12 (92.31%) Windows Server
3 3 (23.08%) Windows 10
3 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (7.69%) Windows 7
5 1 (7.69%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 3 (23.08%) Application Packaging
2 3 (23.08%) Data Protection
2 3 (23.08%) Mobile Device Management
2 3 (23.08%) Multi-Factor Authentication
3 2 (15.38%) Customer Engagement
3 2 (15.38%) High Availability
3 2 (15.38%) ITIL
3 2 (15.38%) Kalman Filter
3 2 (15.38%) Load Balancing
3 2 (15.38%) Problem-Solving
3 2 (15.38%) Software Licensing
4 1 (7.69%) Antivirus Management
4 1 (7.69%) Collaborative Working
4 1 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (7.69%) Migration
4 1 (7.69%) Project Delivery
4 1 (7.69%) Project Management
4 1 (7.69%) Service Delivery
4 1 (7.69%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 2 (15.38%) SQL
2 1 (7.69%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) MCSA
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 13 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 7 (53.85%) Hyper-V
3 5 (38.46%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (23.08%) Virtual Desktop
4 3 (23.08%) XenApp
4 3 (23.08%) XenDesktop
5 2 (15.38%) vCloud
5 2 (15.38%) Virtual Servers
5 2 (15.38%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (15.38%) VMware NSX
5 2 (15.38%) vSphere
5 2 (15.38%) Xen
6 1 (7.69%) BitLocker
6 1 (7.69%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (7.69%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
1 3 (23.08%) SCDPM
2 2 (15.38%) vCenter Server
2 2 (15.38%) XenMobile
3 1 (7.69%) AirWatch
3 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (7.69%) SCCM
3 1 (7.69%) SCOM
3 1 (7.69%) SCOrch
3 1 (7.69%) SCSM
3 1 (7.69%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 10 (76.92%) Microsoft
2 5 (38.46%) VMware
3 4 (30.77%) Citrix
4 3 (23.08%) Cisco
4 3 (23.08%) Veeam
5 2 (15.38%) Dell
5 2 (15.38%) EMC
5 2 (15.38%) NetApp
5 2 (15.38%) Zerto
6 1 (7.69%) Epicor
6 1 (7.69%) HP
6 1 (7.69%) MobileIron
6 1 (7.69%) Palo Alto
6 1 (7.69%) SonicWALL
6 1 (7.69%) WatchGuard