Period
to 17 November 2018

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 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Remote Desktop
England > West Midlands
6 months to
17 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 262 307 313
Rank change year-on-year +45 +6 -15
Permanent jobs citing Remote Desktop 31 20 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.37% 0.20% 0.26%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.05% 1.25% 1.63%
Number of salaries quoted 24 13 26
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £31,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +34.92% -10.00% -
10th Percentile £37,500 £20,650 £21,250
90th Percentile £56,000 £43,500 £45,625
England median annual salary £32,500 £34,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year -5.80% +15.00% -7.69%

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 1,511 1,600 1,841
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 17.90% 15.72% 15.92%
Number of salaries quoted 1,112 1,301 1,424
West Midlands median annual salary £41,500 £38,500 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.79% -1.28% +4.00%
10th Percentile £24,750 £24,000 £22,750
90th Percentile £66,225 £60,250 £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 17 November 2018.

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 November 2018. 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 21 £40,000 -13.51% 3
Shropshire +5 7 - -
Worcestershire - 1 £45,000 -
Coventry - 1 £65,000 - 1
Wolverhampton - 1 £26,000 -
Remote Desktop
England

For the 6 months to 17 November 2018, 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 31 (100.00%) Windows
1 31 (100.00%) VMware
2 30 (96.77%) Active Directory
2 30 (96.77%) Hyper-V
3 29 (93.55%) MS Exchange
4 26 (83.87%) VMware Infrastructure
4 26 (83.87%) Windows Server
5 25 (80.65%) Exchange Server 2003
6 24 (77.42%) SAN
7 23 (74.19%) SQL
8 22 (70.97%) Citrix
8 22 (70.97%) HP
9 21 (67.74%) Cisco
9 21 (67.74%) NetApp
9 21 (67.74%) Firewall
10 17 (54.84%) Microsoft
11 16 (51.61%) Terminal Services
11 16 (51.61%) CheckPoint
11 16 (51.61%) Windows Server 2003
11 16 (51.61%) IPsec
11 16 (51.61%) SonicWALL
11 16 (51.61%) HP StoreVirtual
11 16 (51.61%) Forefront TMG
11 16 (51.61%) Windows Server 2012
12 15 (48.39%) Office 365
13 14 (45.16%) XenDesktop
14 13 (41.94%) vSphere
14 13 (41.94%) Bash Shell
14 13 (41.94%) PowerShell
14 13 (41.94%) Dell

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 29 (93.55%) MS Exchange
2 25 (80.65%) Exchange Server 2003
3 8 (25.81%) Exchange Server 2013
4 4 (12.90%) Exchange Server 2007
4 4 (12.90%) IIS
5 3 (9.68%) Apache
5 3 (9.68%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (3.23%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (6.45%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 15 (48.39%) Office 365
2 10 (32.26%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (3.23%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (3.23%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 24 (77.42%) SAN
2 21 (67.74%) Firewall
3 16 (51.61%) IPsec
4 8 (25.81%) DNS
4 8 (25.81%) IPv6
4 8 (25.81%) Spanning Tree
4 8 (25.81%) TCP/IP
4 8 (25.81%) VLAN
4 8 (25.81%) VSAN
5 7 (22.58%) DDNS
6 4 (12.90%) LAN
6 4 (12.90%) WAN
7 3 (9.68%) NAS
8 1 (3.23%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.68%) MySQL
2 1 (3.23%) Azure SQL Database
2 1 (3.23%) Power BI
2 1 (3.23%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 12 (38.71%) Implementation Engineer
2 10 (32.26%) Senior Implementation Engineer
3 9 (29.03%) Consultant
4 8 (25.81%) Presales Consultant
4 8 (25.81%) Technical Consultant
4 8 (25.81%) Technical Presales Consultant
5 4 (12.90%) Team Leader
5 4 (12.90%) Technical Leader
5 4 (12.90%) Technical Operations Team Leader
5 4 (12.90%) Technical Team Leader
6 3 (9.68%) IT Engineer
6 3 (9.68%) Microsoft Engineer
6 3 (9.68%) Technical Engineer
7 1 (3.23%) Architect
7 1 (3.23%) Cloud Engineer
7 1 (3.23%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 1 (3.23%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 1 (3.23%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.23%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 16 (51.61%) HP StoreVirtual
2 8 (25.81%) Fat Client
2 8 (25.81%) Thin Client
3 7 (22.58%) Clustering
4 5 (16.13%) Self-Motivation
5 4 (12.90%) Data Centre
6 1 (3.23%) Blackberry
6 1 (3.23%) Replication
6 1 (3.23%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 31 (100.00%) Windows
2 26 (83.87%) Windows Server
3 16 (51.61%) Windows Server 2003
3 16 (51.61%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (22.58%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (16.13%) Linux
6 1 (3.23%) Windows 10
6 1 (3.23%) Windows 7
6 1 (3.23%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (29.03%) Presales
2 8 (25.81%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 8 (25.81%) Project Management
2 8 (25.81%) Server Virtualisation
3 5 (16.13%) Service Delivery
3 5 (16.13%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (12.90%) Change Control
4 4 (12.90%) ITIL
4 4 (12.90%) People Management
5 1 (3.23%) Application Virtualisation
5 1 (3.23%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (3.23%) Customer Requirements
5 1 (3.23%) Cybersecurity
5 1 (3.23%) Database Tuning
5 1 (3.23%) Desktop Virtualisation
5 1 (3.23%) IT Strategy
5 1 (3.23%) Mobile Device Management
5 1 (3.23%) Multi-Factor Authentication
5 1 (3.23%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (3.23%) Server Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (74.19%) SQL
2 13 (41.94%) Bash Shell
2 13 (41.94%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (22.58%) Citrix Certification
1 7 (22.58%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (29.03%) SLA
System Software
1 30 (96.77%) Active Directory
1 30 (96.77%) Hyper-V
2 26 (83.87%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (51.61%) Forefront TMG
3 16 (51.61%) Terminal Services
4 14 (45.16%) XenDesktop
5 13 (41.94%) vSphere
6 10 (32.26%) XenApp
7 8 (25.81%) VMware NSX
8 1 (3.23%) BitLocker
8 1 (3.23%) Docker
8 1 (3.23%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (3.23%) Virtual Desktop
8 1 (3.23%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 4 (12.90%) Microsoft Clustering
2 2 (6.45%) Backup Exec
3 1 (3.23%) AirWatch
3 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (3.23%) SCDPM
3 1 (3.23%) SCOrch
3 1 (3.23%) SCSM
3 1 (3.23%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 31 (100.00%) VMware
2 22 (70.97%) Citrix
2 22 (70.97%) HP
3 21 (67.74%) Cisco
3 21 (67.74%) NetApp
4 17 (54.84%) Microsoft
5 16 (51.61%) CheckPoint
5 16 (51.61%) SonicWALL
6 13 (41.94%) Dell
7 8 (25.81%) Dell Compellent
8 3 (9.68%) SolarWinds
9 1 (3.23%) Asigra
9 1 (3.23%) MobileIron
9 1 (3.23%) Symantec
9 1 (3.23%) Veeam