Period
to 15 January 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 15 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Remote Desktop
England > West Midlands
6 months to
15 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 249 289 288
Rank change year-on-year +40 -1 +7
Permanent jobs citing Remote Desktop 29 26 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.37% 0.27% 0.31%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.94% 1.79% 1.89%
Number of salaries quoted 23 18 24
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £36,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.29% -3.45% -3.33%
10th Percentile £26,850 £20,125 £21,250
90th Percentile £63,500 £54,500 £50,500
England median annual salary £35,000 £32,500 £31,500
% change year-on-year +7.69% +3.17% -3.08%

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 1,492 1,455 1,695
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 19.28% 14.94% 16.29%
Number of salaries quoted 1,096 1,155 1,310
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £39,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.97% -2.50% +5.26%
10th Percentile £24,813 £23,750 £23,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £61,250 £58,750
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £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 15 January 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 15 January 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 +18 17 £40,000 +9.59%
Shropshire 0 6 - -
Coventry +22 3 £60,000 +20.00% 1
Wolverhampton - 2 £29,250 - 1
Staffordshire - 1 £25,500 - 1
Remote Desktop
England

For the 6 months to 15 January 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 29 (100.00%) Windows
2 27 (93.10%) Active Directory
3 26 (89.66%) VMware
4 25 (86.21%) MS Exchange
5 24 (82.76%) Hyper-V
6 22 (75.86%) Exchange Server 2003
7 20 (68.97%) VMware Infrastructure
7 20 (68.97%) Windows Server
8 19 (65.52%) Citrix
9 18 (62.07%) Microsoft
10 17 (58.62%) SQL
10 17 (58.62%) Firewall
10 17 (58.62%) Office 365
11 16 (55.17%) Cisco
11 16 (55.17%) HP
11 16 (55.17%) SAN
11 16 (55.17%) NetApp
12 15 (51.72%) Windows Server 2012
13 13 (44.83%) XenDesktop
14 12 (41.38%) Forefront TMG
14 12 (41.38%) HP StoreVirtual
14 12 (41.38%) Terminal Services
14 12 (41.38%) CheckPoint
14 12 (41.38%) Windows Server 2003
14 12 (41.38%) IPsec
14 12 (41.38%) SonicWALL
15 11 (37.93%) SLA
16 10 (34.48%) Dell
16 10 (34.48%) PowerShell
16 10 (34.48%) Microsoft Azure

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 25 (86.21%) MS Exchange
2 22 (75.86%) Exchange Server 2003
3 6 (20.69%) Exchange Server 2007
3 6 (20.69%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (3.45%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (20.69%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 17 (58.62%) Office 365
2 10 (34.48%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (10.34%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (3.45%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 17 (58.62%) Firewall
2 16 (55.17%) SAN
3 12 (41.38%) IPsec
4 8 (27.59%) TCP/IP
5 7 (24.14%) DNS
5 7 (24.14%) VLAN
6 6 (20.69%) DDNS
6 6 (20.69%) IPv6
6 6 (20.69%) LAN
6 6 (20.69%) Spanning Tree
6 6 (20.69%) VSAN
6 6 (20.69%) WAN
7 1 (3.45%) DHCP
7 1 (3.45%) SSL
7 1 (3.45%) VPN
7 1 (3.45%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.45%) Azure SQL Database
1 1 (3.45%) Power BI
1 1 (3.45%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 9 (31.03%) Implementation Engineer
2 8 (27.59%) Consultant
2 8 (27.59%) Senior Implementation Engineer
3 7 (24.14%) Technical Consultant
4 6 (20.69%) Presales Consultant
4 6 (20.69%) Team Leader
4 6 (20.69%) Technical Leader
4 6 (20.69%) Technical Operations Team Leader
4 6 (20.69%) Technical Presales Consultant
4 6 (20.69%) Technical Team Leader
5 3 (10.34%) Architect
5 3 (10.34%) Field Engineer
5 3 (10.34%) IT Engineer
5 3 (10.34%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (3.45%) IT Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.45%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 12 (41.38%) HP StoreVirtual
2 6 (20.69%) Clustering
2 6 (20.69%) Data Centre
2 6 (20.69%) Fat Client
2 6 (20.69%) Thin Client
3 4 (13.79%) Self-Motivation
4 3 (10.34%) Blackberry
4 3 (10.34%) User Experience
5 1 (3.45%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 29 (100.00%) Windows
2 20 (68.97%) Windows Server
3 15 (51.72%) Windows Server 2012
4 12 (41.38%) Windows Server 2003
5 9 (31.03%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (20.69%) Linux
7 5 (17.24%) Windows 10
8 4 (13.79%) Windows 7
9 2 (6.90%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (31.03%) Presales
1 9 (31.03%) Service Delivery
2 6 (20.69%) Change Control
2 6 (20.69%) ITIL
2 6 (20.69%) People Management
2 6 (20.69%) Project Management
2 6 (20.69%) Server Virtualisation
3 4 (13.79%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (10.34%) Application Packaging
4 3 (10.34%) Application Virtualisation
4 3 (10.34%) Customer Requirements
4 3 (10.34%) Cybersecurity
4 3 (10.34%) Data Protection
4 3 (10.34%) Desktop Virtualisation
4 3 (10.34%) IT Strategy
4 3 (10.34%) Mobile Device Management
4 3 (10.34%) Multi-Factor Authentication
4 3 (10.34%) Thought Leadership
5 2 (6.90%) Break/Fix
5 2 (6.90%) Proactive Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 17 (58.62%) SQL
2 10 (34.48%) Bash Shell
2 10 (34.48%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (20.69%) Citrix Certification
1 6 (20.69%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (37.93%) SLA
System Software
1 27 (93.10%) Active Directory
2 24 (82.76%) Hyper-V
3 20 (68.97%) VMware Infrastructure
4 13 (44.83%) XenDesktop
5 12 (41.38%) Forefront TMG
5 12 (41.38%) Terminal Services
6 10 (34.48%) vSphere
7 9 (31.03%) XenApp
8 6 (20.69%) VMware NSX
9 3 (10.34%) BitLocker
9 3 (10.34%) Microsoft App-V
9 3 (10.34%) Virtual Desktop
9 3 (10.34%) Virtual Machines
10 1 (3.45%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (20.69%) Microsoft Clustering
2 3 (10.34%) AirWatch
2 3 (10.34%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 3 (10.34%) Microsoft Intune
2 3 (10.34%) SCDPM
2 3 (10.34%) SCOrch
2 3 (10.34%) SCSM
2 3 (10.34%) SCVMM
3 2 (6.90%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 26 (89.66%) VMware
2 19 (65.52%) Citrix
3 18 (62.07%) Microsoft
4 16 (55.17%) Cisco
4 16 (55.17%) HP
4 16 (55.17%) NetApp
5 12 (41.38%) CheckPoint
5 12 (41.38%) SonicWALL
6 10 (34.48%) Dell
7 6 (20.69%) Dell Compellent
8 3 (10.34%) MobileIron
9 2 (6.90%) Veeam
10 1 (3.45%) Ubiquiti