Period
to 17 July 2019

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 17 July 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Remote Desktop
England > West Midlands
6 months to
17 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 260 271 312
Rank change year-on-year +11 +41 +15
Permanent jobs citing Remote Desktop 28 40 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.35% 0.42% 0.20%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.77% 2.65% 1.30%
Number of salaries quoted 19 25 23
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% +42.86% +11.11%
10th Percentile £25,900 £37,500 £29,150
90th Percentile £49,291 £53,250 £42,500
England median annual salary £34,000 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year -6.85% -2.67% +22.95%

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 1,582 1,511 1,537
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 20.00% 15.91% 15.27%
Number of salaries quoted 1,144 1,033 1,247
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £25,000 £23,000 £24,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £62,500 £57,500
England median annual salary £46,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -3.16% +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 17 July 2019.

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 17 July 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
Birmingham +46 12 £37,500 -6.25% 5
Staffordshire - 9 £45,000 - 4
Coventry +7 3 £54,350 +8.70%
Worcestershire -16 2 £27,500 -43.59%
Solihull - 2 £25,000 -
Remote Desktop
England

For the 6 months to 17 July 2019, 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 24 (85.71%) Windows
2 19 (67.86%) Active Directory
3 17 (60.71%) Microsoft
4 15 (53.57%) Amazon AWS
5 13 (46.43%) SQL
5 13 (46.43%) Citrix
6 12 (42.86%) Office 365
7 11 (39.29%) Microsoft Azure
7 11 (39.29%) PowerShell
8 10 (35.71%) XenDesktop
8 10 (35.71%) Microsoft Intune
8 10 (35.71%) IaaS
8 10 (35.71%) Windows Server
8 10 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
8 10 (35.71%) Asset Management
9 9 (32.14%) Microsoft Certification
9 9 (32.14%) Cisco
9 9 (32.14%) Bash Shell
9 9 (32.14%) XenApp
10 8 (28.57%) Veeam
10 8 (28.57%) Git (software)
10 8 (28.57%) Cisco ASA
10 8 (28.57%) Data Protection
10 8 (28.57%) Business Development
10 8 (28.57%) HP Data Protector
10 8 (28.57%) Puppet
10 8 (28.57%) Open Source
10 8 (28.57%) Azure SQL Database
10 8 (28.57%) Skype for Business
10 8 (28.57%) Machine Learning

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 8 (28.57%) SharePoint
1 8 (28.57%) Skype for Business
2 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (3.57%) IIS
2 1 (3.57%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 8 (28.57%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 15 (53.57%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (42.86%) Office 365
3 11 (39.29%) Microsoft Azure
4 10 (35.71%) IaaS
5 8 (28.57%) Azure Active Directory
5 8 (28.57%) Azure Functions
5 8 (28.57%) Azure Machine Learning
5 8 (28.57%) PaaS
5 8 (28.57%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 8 (28.57%) Cisco ASA
1 8 (28.57%) Skype
2 4 (14.29%) TCP/IP
3 2 (7.14%) Internet
3 2 (7.14%) LAN
3 2 (7.14%) SAN
3 2 (7.14%) WAN
4 1 (3.57%) Firewall
4 1 (3.57%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (28.57%) Azure SQL Database
2 7 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (7.14%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 8 (28.57%) Git (software)
1 8 (28.57%) Jenkins
General
1 3 (10.71%) Finance
2 1 (3.57%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 6 (21.43%) Analyst
1 6 (21.43%) Consultant
2 4 (14.29%) Data Consultant
3 2 (7.14%) Customer Analyst
3 2 (7.14%) Desktop Engineer
3 2 (7.14%) Head of Technology
3 2 (7.14%) Head of Technology Services
3 2 (7.14%) ICT Analyst
3 2 (7.14%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 2 (7.14%) Service Analyst
3 2 (7.14%) Service Desk Manager
3 2 (7.14%) Service Manager
3 2 (7.14%) Support Analyst
3 2 (7.14%) Technical Consultant
4 1 (3.57%) Azure Engineer
4 1 (3.57%) Cloud Engineer
4 1 (3.57%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (3.57%) IT Analyst
4 1 (3.57%) IT Engineer
4 1 (3.57%) Office 365 Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (28.57%) JSON
1 8 (28.57%) SAML
1 8 (28.57%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (7.14%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 24 (85.71%) Windows
2 10 (35.71%) Windows Server
3 8 (28.57%) Linux
4 3 (10.71%) Windows 7
4 3 (10.71%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
1 10 (35.71%) Asset Management
2 8 (28.57%) Artificial Intelligence
2 8 (28.57%) Business Development
2 8 (28.57%) Configuration Management
2 8 (28.57%) Data Protection
2 8 (28.57%) Deployment Automation
2 8 (28.57%) ERP
2 8 (28.57%) Identity Access Management
2 8 (28.57%) Machine Learning
2 8 (28.57%) Mentoring
2 8 (28.57%) Open Source
2 8 (28.57%) Presales
2 8 (28.57%) Project Management
2 8 (28.57%) SDLC
2 8 (28.57%) Software Asset Management
3 6 (21.43%) Virtual Environments
4 4 (14.29%) Service Management
5 3 (10.71%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (7.14%) Strategic Thinking
Programming Languages
1 13 (46.43%) SQL
2 11 (39.29%) PowerShell
3 9 (32.14%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 9 (32.14%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (10.71%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.14%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (67.86%) Active Directory
2 10 (35.71%) XenDesktop
3 9 (32.14%) XenApp
4 8 (28.57%) Docker
4 8 (28.57%) Virtual Machines
5 4 (14.29%) Hyper-V
6 1 (3.57%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (3.57%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (3.57%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 10 (35.71%) Microsoft Intune
2 8 (28.57%) FortiGate
2 8 (28.57%) HP Data Protector
2 8 (28.57%) Kubernetes
2 8 (28.57%) NetBackup
2 8 (28.57%) Opscode Chef
2 8 (28.57%) Puppet
2 8 (28.57%) Terraform
3 2 (7.14%) SCCM
3 2 (7.14%) SCOM
3 2 (7.14%) WSUS
Vendors
1 17 (60.71%) Microsoft
2 13 (46.43%) Citrix
3 9 (32.14%) Cisco
4 8 (28.57%) arcserve
4 8 (28.57%) CheckPoint
4 8 (28.57%) CommVault
4 8 (28.57%) Oracle
4 8 (28.57%) Veeam
5 2 (7.14%) Ivanti
5 2 (7.14%) VMware
6 1 (3.57%) Dell
6 1 (3.57%) HP
6 1 (3.57%) NetApp