The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of Citrix products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Citrix over the 3 months to 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Cheshire region.

The figures below represent the IT job market in general and are NOT representative of salaries within Citrix Systems.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix
Rank 57 55 28
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -27
Permanent jobs citing Citrix 66 62 162
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 3.69% 3.63% 7.03%
As % of the Vendors category 8.47% 7.84% 13.98%
Number of salaries quoted 45 51 148
Average salary £33,852 £27,500 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.09% -24.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £22,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £42,000 £64,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £38,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
-3.94% -1.29%
Vendors Category
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
779 791 1159
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 43.57% 46.34% 50.28%
Number of salaries quoted 604 657 1034
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -1.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Citrix
North West

Citrix
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Citrix across the Cheshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Citrix Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Citrix
Salary Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Citrix across the Cheshire region.

Citrix Salary Trend in Cheshire

Citrix
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Citrix across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 29 July 2014.

Citrix Salary Histogram in Cheshire

Citrix
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Citrix within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 29 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington -14 31 £33,750 +23.85% 4
Chester - 16 £27,000 - 1
Knutsford +11 11 £34,500 +55.05%
Crewe +8 3 - -
Runcorn -5 1 £32,500 +22.64%
Wilmslow -7 1 £40,000 +81.81% 1
Citrix
North West

Citrix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT jobs across the Cheshire region citing Citrix also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Citrix.

1 103 (79.84%) Windows
2 98 (75.97%) VMware
3 57 (44.19%) VMware Infrastructure
4 49 (37.98%) Microsoft
5 48 (37.21%) Hyper-V
6 44 (34.11%) XenApp
7 43 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
8 41 (31.78%) Active Directory
9 40 (31.01%) SQL
10 36 (27.91%) IIS
10 36 (27.91%) Microsoft Certification
11 35 (27.13%) XenDesktop
11 35 (27.13%) Windows 7
12 29 (22.48%) Windows Server 2003
12 29 (22.48%) Finance
13 26 (20.16%) ITIL
14 25 (19.38%) MCITP
15 24 (18.60%) Microsoft App-V
16 23 (17.83%) MS Exchange
17 22 (17.05%) Citrix Certification
18 21 (16.28%) SAN
19 20 (15.50%) MS Excel
20 19 (14.73%) MCSE
20 19 (14.73%) QA
21 18 (13.95%) SQL Server
21 18 (13.95%) HP
22 17 (13.18%) Cisco
22 17 (13.18%) CCA
22 17 (13.18%) Test Scripting
23 15 (11.63%) PowerShell

Citrix
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT jobs across the Cheshire region citing Citrix also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Citrix. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 36 (27.91%) IIS
2 23 (17.83%) MS Exchange
3 13 (10.08%) Exchange Server 2010
4 7 (5.43%) Exchange Server 2003
5 6 (4.65%) SharePoint
5 6 (4.65%) Lync
6 4 (3.10%) Exchange Server 2007
7 3 (2.33%) Site Server
7 3 (2.33%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.78%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 20 (15.50%) MS Excel
2 9 (6.98%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.78%) Exchequer
1 1 (0.78%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (0.78%) Dynamics GP
1 1 (0.78%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.10%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 21 (16.28%) SAN
2 15 (11.63%) DNS
3 12 (9.30%) LAN
3 12 (9.30%) WAN
4 9 (6.98%) DHCP
5 8 (6.20%) VoIP
5 8 (6.20%) Firewall
6 5 (3.88%) Wi-Fi
6 5 (3.88%) TCP/IP
6 5 (3.88%) iSCSI
7 4 (3.10%) VPN
7 4 (3.10%) SMS
8 3 (2.33%) Broadband
8 3 (2.33%) Internet
8 3 (2.33%) Unified Communications
9 2 (1.55%) DSL
10 1 (0.78%) NAS
10 1 (0.78%) NetScaler
10 1 (0.78%) Cisco Nexus
10 1 (0.78%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (13.95%) SQL Server
2 9 (6.98%) SQL Server 2005
2 9 (6.98%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (3.10%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (3.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (1.55%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (0.78%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 6 (4.65%) MSI
2 2 (1.55%) InstallShield
General
1 29 (22.48%) Finance
2 14 (10.85%) Retail
3 11 (8.53%) Telecoms
4 7 (5.43%) Marketing
5 2 (1.55%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.55%) Back Office
6 1 (0.78%) Legal
6 1 (0.78%) Games
Job Titles
1 30 (23.26%) Analyst
2 23 (17.83%) Support Analyst
3 13 (10.08%) Development Engineer
3 13 (10.08%) Senior Development Engineer
3 13 (10.08%) Automation Engineer
4 11 (8.53%) 3rd Line Support
4 11 (8.53%) Consultant
5 10 (7.75%) Support Engineer
6 9 (6.98%) Server Support
6 9 (6.98%) Coordinator
6 9 (6.98%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 8 (6.20%) 2nd Line Support
7 8 (6.20%) Technical Support
7 8 (6.20%) 1st Line Support
8 7 (5.43%) IT Support Analyst
8 7 (5.43%) IT Support
8 7 (5.43%) Windows Support Engineer
9 6 (4.65%) 1st Line Support Analyst
9 6 (4.65%) Server Engineer
9 6 (4.65%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (6.98%) Application Packaging
2 2 (1.55%) Software Packaging
2 2 (1.55%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 13 (10.08%) Enterprise Software
2 8 (6.20%) Thin Client
2 8 (6.20%) Fat Client
3 5 (3.88%) Client/Server
4 3 (2.33%) Smartphone
4 3 (2.33%) Blackberry
4 3 (2.33%) iPad
4 3 (2.33%) iPhone
5 1 (0.78%) EqualLogic
5 1 (0.78%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.78%) Replication
5 1 (0.78%) Freedom of Information
5 1 (0.78%) Celerra
Operating Systems
1 103 (79.84%) Windows
2 43 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 35 (27.13%) Windows 7
4 29 (22.48%) Windows Server 2003
5 15 (11.63%) Windows Server 2012
6 11 (8.53%) Windows 2000
7 7 (5.43%) Windows XP
7 7 (5.43%) VMS
8 6 (4.65%) Windows 8
9 5 (3.88%) UNIX
9 5 (3.88%) AIX
10 3 (2.33%) Linux
11 2 (1.55%) Windows NT
12 1 (0.78%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (20.16%) ITIL
2 17 (13.18%) Test Scripting
3 15 (11.63%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (9.30%) Migration
5 10 (7.75%) Change Management
6 7 (5.43%) Project Management
6 7 (5.43%) Test Automation
7 6 (4.65%) Asset Management
7 6 (4.65%) Change Control
8 5 (3.88%) Automation Testing
8 5 (3.88%) Integration Testing
8 5 (3.88%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (3.88%) Regression Testing
8 5 (3.88%) PRINCE2
9 4 (3.10%) Security Management
9 4 (3.10%) User Acceptance Testing
9 4 (3.10%) Workflow
9 4 (3.10%) Incident Management
9 4 (3.10%) Test Strategy
9 4 (3.10%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 40 (31.01%) SQL
2 15 (11.63%) C#
2 15 (11.63%) PowerShell
3 14 (10.85%) C
4 13 (10.08%) C++
5 11 (8.53%) VBScript
6 4 (3.10%) VB
6 4 (3.10%) Bash Shell
6 4 (3.10%) Perl
7 2 (1.55%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 36 (27.91%) Microsoft Certification
2 25 (19.38%) MCITP
3 22 (17.05%) Citrix Certification
4 19 (14.73%) MCSE
5 17 (13.18%) CCA
6 15 (11.63%) Security Cleared
7 12 (9.30%) Degree
8 9 (6.98%) SC Cleared
8 9 (6.98%) MCTS
8 9 (6.98%) Cisco Certification
9 6 (4.65%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 6 (4.65%) CCNA
9 6 (4.65%) ISEB
9 6 (4.65%) HND
9 6 (4.65%) CCEE
9 6 (4.65%) CCIA
10 5 (3.88%) MCP
11 4 (3.10%) CCNP
12 3 (2.33%) MCDST
13 2 (1.55%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (14.73%) QA
2 4 (3.10%) SLA
3 1 (0.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 57 (44.19%) VMware Infrastructure
2 48 (37.21%) Hyper-V
3 44 (34.11%) XenApp
4 41 (31.78%) Active Directory
5 35 (27.13%) XenDesktop
6 24 (18.60%) Microsoft App-V
7 14 (10.85%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 13 (10.08%) VMware ESX
9 12 (9.30%) vSphere
10 8 (6.20%) Terminal Services
11 5 (3.88%) XenServer
12 4 (3.10%) Terminal Server
13 3 (2.33%) Xen
13 3 (2.33%) ISA Server
13 3 (2.33%) VMware Server
14 2 (1.55%) MetaFrame
14 2 (1.55%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 1 (0.78%) VMware ESXi
15 1 (0.78%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 7 (5.43%) SCCM
2 4 (3.10%) NetBackup
2 4 (3.10%) Backup Exec
3 2 (1.55%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 2 (1.55%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (1.55%) HP SIM
4 1 (0.78%) SCOM
Vendors
1 98 (75.97%) VMware
2 49 (37.98%) Microsoft
3 18 (13.95%) HP
4 17 (13.18%) Cisco
5 11 (8.53%) AppSense
6 10 (7.75%) Symantec
6 10 (7.75%) Fujitsu
7 8 (6.20%) Dell
8 7 (5.43%) Apple
9 6 (4.65%) IBM
10 5 (3.88%) CA
11 4 (3.10%) EMC
12 3 (2.33%) Oracle
12 3 (2.33%) NetApp
13 2 (1.55%) Sage
13 2 (1.55%) SAP
13 2 (1.55%) Infor
13 2 (1.55%) Veeam
13 2 (1.55%) Sophos
14 1 (0.78%) Aruba
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