Remote Desktop Jobs with Work from Home Options

Remote Desktop
UK > Work from Home

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent remote or hybrid work requiring Remote Desktop skills. It includes a benchmarking guide to the annual salaries offered in vacancies that cited Remote Desktop over the 6 months leading up to 21 June 2024, comparing them to the same period in the previous two years.

6 months to
21 Jun 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 520 574 765
Rank change year-on-year +54 +191 -208
Permanent jobs citing Remote Desktop 82 59 136
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 0.23% 0.16% 0.18%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.56% 1.36% 1.56%
Number of salaries quoted 79 56 120
10th Percentile £26,400 £26,625 £25,000
25th Percentile £30,000 £27,750 £28,125
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £38,500 £45,000 £40,000
Median % change year-on-year -14.44% +12.50% -8.57%
75th Percentile £53,750 £57,500 £52,500
90th Percentile - £63,125 £67,500
UK median annual salary £32,001 £35,000 £37,750
% change year-on-year -8.57% -7.28% -5.63%

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Work from Home

Remote Desktop falls under the Communications and Computer Networking category. For comparison with the information above, the following table provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with remote or hybrid options requiring communications or computer networking skills.

Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 5,272 4,323 8,699
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 14.83% 11.53% 11.50%
Number of salaries quoted 3,327 3,265 5,154
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,500 £31,250
25th Percentile £40,000 £41,250 £42,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £57,500 £57,500
Median % change year-on-year -8.70% - +4.55%
75th Percentile £67,500 £76,316 £73,750
90th Percentile £80,000 £88,750 £90,000
UK median annual salary £47,500 £51,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year -6.86% -2.86% +5.00%

Remote Desktop
Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

Job vacancies with a work from home option citing Remote Desktop as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Remote Desktop trend for jobs with a WFH option

Remote Desktop
Salary Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

3-month moving average salary quoted in job vacancies with a work from home option citing Remote Desktop.

Remote Desktop salary trend for jobs with a WFH option

Remote Desktop
Salary Histogram for Jobs with a WFH Option

Salary distribution for jobs with a work from home option citing Remote Desktop over the 6 months to 21 June 2024.

Remote Desktop salary histogram for jobs with a WFH option

Remote Desktop
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities with WFH Options by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 49 (59.76%) Microsoft Exchange
2 45 (54.88%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.44%) WordPress
4 1 (1.22%) CMS
4 1 (1.22%) Site Server
Applications
1 21 (25.61%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 5 (6.10%) Elite 3E
2 1 (1.22%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 71 (86.59%) Microsoft 365
2 43 (52.44%) Azure
3 20 (24.39%) Entra ID
4 7 (8.54%) OneDrive
4 7 (8.54%) Power Platform
5 4 (4.88%) IaaS
5 4 (4.88%) PaaS
6 3 (3.66%) AWS
6 3 (3.66%) GCP
7 2 (2.44%) Azure AI
7 2 (2.44%) Azure DevOps
8 1 (1.22%) Dynamics 365
8 1 (1.22%) Google Workspace
8 1 (1.22%) Mimecast
8 1 (1.22%) Power Automate
8 1 (1.22%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 41 (50.00%) Firewall
2 27 (32.93%) VPN
3 23 (28.05%) LAN
3 23 (28.05%) WAN
4 20 (24.39%) DNS
5 19 (23.17%) VLAN
5 19 (23.17%) Wi-Fi
6 17 (20.73%) DHCP
7 16 (19.51%) MPLS
8 13 (15.85%) Wireless
9 11 (13.41%) SAN
10 6 (7.32%) VoIP
11 5 (6.10%) Internet
11 5 (6.10%) TCP/IP
12 2 (2.44%) DKIM
12 2 (2.44%) Fibre Channel
12 2 (2.44%) iSCSI
12 2 (2.44%) NAS
12 2 (2.44%) PBX
12 2 (2.44%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (19.51%) Amazon RDS
2 8 (9.76%) SQL Server
3 7 (8.54%) Power BI
4 4 (4.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (2.44%) Data Warehouse
General
1 49 (59.76%) Social Skills
2 8 (9.76%) Finance
3 7 (8.54%) Legal
4 5 (6.10%) Organisational Skills
4 5 (6.10%) Public Sector
5 4 (4.88%) Documentation Skills
6 3 (3.66%) Inclusion and Diversity
6 3 (3.66%) Retail
6 3 (3.66%) Telecoms
7 1 (1.22%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.22%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 25 (30.49%) Support Engineer
2 24 (29.27%) IT Support
3 19 (23.17%) IT Engineer
3 19 (23.17%) IT Support Engineer
4 17 (20.73%) Project Manager
5 16 (19.51%) 3rd Line Support
6 12 (14.63%) Data Centre Manager
6 12 (14.63%) Data Centre Project Manager
7 11 (13.41%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 11 (13.41%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 9 (10.98%) 2nd Line Engineer
8 9 (10.98%) 2nd Line Support
8 9 (10.98%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 9 (10.98%) Analyst
8 9 (10.98%) Service Analyst
9 8 (9.76%) Senior
9 8 (9.76%) Service Desk Analyst
10 6 (7.32%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 5 (6.10%) Technical Support
11 5 (6.10%) Technical Support Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.44%) .NET
1 2 (2.44%) ASP.NET
1 2 (2.44%) ASP.NET MVC
1 2 (2.44%) CSS
1 2 (2.44%) HTML
2 1 (1.22%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 16 (19.51%) Data Centre
1 16 (19.51%) Public Cloud
2 13 (15.85%) Driving Licence
3 12 (14.63%) iPad
4 8 (9.76%) Self-Motivation
5 6 (7.32%) Replication
6 5 (6.10%) Low-Code
7 4 (4.88%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (3.66%) EPoS
8 3 (3.66%) Onboarding
9 2 (2.44%) CCTV
9 2 (2.44%) Handset
10 1 (1.22%) Blackberry
10 1 (1.22%) Marketing Technology
10 1 (1.22%) Team-Oriented Environment
Operating Systems
1 54 (65.85%) Windows
2 36 (43.90%) Windows Server
3 11 (13.41%) Windows Server 2016
3 11 (13.41%) Windows Server 2019
4 10 (12.20%) Apple iOS
4 10 (12.20%) Windows 10
5 7 (8.54%) Android
6 3 (3.66%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (2.44%) Mac OS X
8 1 (1.22%) Windows 7
8 1 (1.22%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (24.39%) Agile
1 20 (24.39%) PRINCE2
2 19 (23.17%) ITIL
3 18 (21.95%) Project Management
4 16 (19.51%) Customer Service
4 16 (19.51%) Remote Monitoring and Management
5 14 (17.07%) Line Management
6 9 (10.98%) Continuous Improvement
6 9 (10.98%) Service Management
7 8 (9.76%) ITSM
7 8 (9.76%) Mentoring
7 8 (9.76%) Service Delivery
8 7 (8.54%) Business Intelligence
8 7 (8.54%) Document Management
8 7 (8.54%) Problem Management
9 6 (7.32%) Data Loss Prevention
9 6 (7.32%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 6 (7.32%) Service Desk Management
10 5 (6.10%) Incident Management
10 5 (6.10%) Ticket Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (15.85%) PowerShell
2 8 (9.76%) SQL
3 6 (7.32%) T-SQL
4 2 (2.44%) C#
4 2 (2.44%) VBA
Qualifications
1 16 (19.51%) APMP
2 7 (8.54%) MCP
3 6 (7.32%) ITIL Certification
3 6 (7.32%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (6.10%) Azure Certification
4 5 (6.10%) CCA
4 5 (6.10%) Citrix Certification
5 4 (4.88%) CCNA
5 4 (4.88%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (3.66%) MCSE
7 2 (2.44%) AWS Certification
7 2 (2.44%) DBS Check
7 2 (2.44%) MCITP
8 1 (1.22%) Degree
8 1 (1.22%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (1.22%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.10%) QA
2 2 (2.44%) Cyber Essentials
2 2 (2.44%) GDPR
2 2 (2.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (2.44%) SLA
System Software
1 55 (67.07%) Active Directory
2 48 (58.54%) Hyper-V
3 44 (53.66%) VMware Infrastructure
4 22 (26.83%) Virtual Desktop
4 22 (26.83%) VMware ESXi
5 8 (9.76%) XenApp
5 8 (9.76%) XenDesktop
6 2 (2.44%) Terminal Server
6 2 (2.44%) Terminal Services
7 1 (1.22%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (1.22%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (1.22%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 18 (21.95%) Microsoft Intune
2 16 (19.51%) WSUS
3 12 (14.63%) SCCM
4 5 (6.10%) Backup Exec
4 5 (6.10%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 77 (93.90%) Microsoft
2 45 (54.88%) VMware
3 28 (34.15%) Citrix
4 26 (31.71%) Cisco
5 16 (19.51%) Ruckus Wireless
6 12 (14.63%) Veeam
7 7 (8.54%) HP
8 6 (7.32%) Dell
8 6 (7.32%) Fortinet
9 5 (6.10%) Aruba
9 5 (6.10%) ConnectWise
9 5 (6.10%) iManage
9 5 (6.10%) Intapp
9 5 (6.10%) N-able
9 5 (6.10%) Symantec
9 5 (6.10%) Veritas
10 4 (4.88%) Draytek
10 4 (4.88%) LexisNexis
11 3 (3.66%) ESET
11 3 (3.66%) Ubiquiti