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 11 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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix
Rank 55 51 28
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -23
Permanent jobs citing Citrix 70 70 148
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 4.09% 3.91% 6.68%
As % of the Vendors category 9.38% 8.42% 13.58%
Number of salaries quoted 43 52 139
Average salary £33,852 £29,500 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.75% -16.90%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,150 £22,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £43,000 £62,650
UK excluding London average salary £35,500 £37,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
-5.33% -2.59%
Vendors Category
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
746 831 1090
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 43.55% 46.40% 49.19%
Number of salaries quoted 571 680 974
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £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 11 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 11 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 -16 32 £35,000 +18.64% 4
Chester +18 16 £30,426 -6.38% 1
Knutsford +17 9 £22,250 -28.51%
Crewe +9 5 - -
Runcorn -5 1 £32,500 +25.00%
Wilmslow -6 1 £21,000 -4.54% 2
Citrix
North West

Citrix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 11 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 98 (79.67%) Windows
2 88 (71.54%) VMware
3 51 (41.46%) Microsoft
4 48 (39.02%) VMware Infrastructure
5 44 (35.77%) Active Directory
6 43 (34.96%) XenApp
7 42 (34.15%) Hyper-V
8 38 (30.89%) Windows Server 2008
9 36 (29.27%) Windows 7
10 34 (27.64%) SQL
11 33 (26.83%) IIS
11 33 (26.83%) XenDesktop
12 28 (22.76%) Microsoft Certification
13 27 (21.95%) Windows Server 2003
14 26 (21.14%) Microsoft App-V
15 23 (18.70%) MS Excel
16 22 (17.89%) MS Exchange
16 22 (17.89%) Finance
17 19 (15.45%) QA
17 19 (15.45%) SQL Server
17 19 (15.45%) HP
18 18 (14.63%) SAN
18 18 (14.63%) MCSE
18 18 (14.63%) MCITP
19 17 (13.82%) Test Scripting
19 17 (13.82%) ITIL
19 17 (13.82%) DNS
20 16 (13.01%) Cisco
21 15 (12.20%) Citrix Certification
21 15 (12.20%) C#

Citrix
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 11 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 33 (26.83%) IIS
2 22 (17.89%) MS Exchange
3 11 (8.94%) Exchange Server 2010
4 8 (6.50%) Exchange Server 2003
5 7 (5.69%) SharePoint
6 5 (4.07%) Exchange Server 2007
6 5 (4.07%) Lync
7 3 (2.44%) Tomcat
7 3 (2.44%) Site Server
8 1 (0.81%) Exchange Server 5.5
8 1 (0.81%) Exchange Server 2000
8 1 (0.81%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 23 (18.70%) MS Excel
2 9 (7.32%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.25%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 18 (14.63%) SAN
2 17 (13.82%) DNS
3 12 (9.76%) WAN
3 12 (9.76%) LAN
4 9 (7.32%) DHCP
4 9 (7.32%) Firewall
5 6 (4.88%) VPN
5 6 (4.88%) VoIP
6 5 (4.07%) TCP/IP
6 5 (4.07%) Wi-Fi
7 4 (3.25%) SMS
8 3 (2.44%) Broadband
8 3 (2.44%) Internet
8 3 (2.44%) iSCSI
8 3 (2.44%) Unified Communications
9 2 (1.63%) Cisco ASA
9 2 (1.63%) DSL
9 2 (1.63%) IPsec
10 1 (0.81%) IP Telephony
10 1 (0.81%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (15.45%) SQL Server
2 10 (8.13%) SQL Server 2005
3 7 (5.69%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (3.25%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (3.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.81%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (0.81%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (0.81%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 6 (4.88%) MSI
2 2 (1.63%) InstallShield
General
1 22 (17.89%) Finance
2 14 (11.38%) Retail
3 13 (10.57%) Telecoms
4 6 (4.88%) Marketing
5 3 (2.44%) Banking
6 2 (1.63%) Back Office
7 1 (0.81%) Legal
7 1 (0.81%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.81%) Games
Job Titles
1 29 (23.58%) Analyst
2 24 (19.51%) Support Analyst
3 13 (10.57%) Automation Engineer
3 13 (10.57%) Development Engineer
3 13 (10.57%) Senior Development Engineer
4 11 (8.94%) 3rd Line Support
5 10 (8.13%) Consultant
6 9 (7.32%) Coordinator
6 9 (7.32%) Technical Support
7 8 (6.50%) 1st Line Support
8 7 (5.69%) 2nd Line Support
8 7 (5.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 7 (5.69%) IT Support Analyst
8 7 (5.69%) IT Support
9 6 (4.88%) 1st Line Support Analyst
9 6 (4.88%) Trainee
9 6 (4.88%) Architect
9 6 (4.88%) Desktop Support
10 5 (4.07%) Project Manager
10 5 (4.07%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (9.76%) Application Packaging
2 2 (1.63%) Software Packaging
3 1 (0.81%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 15 (12.20%) Enterprise Software
2 8 (6.50%) Thin Client
2 8 (6.50%) Fat Client
3 5 (4.07%) Client/Server
4 4 (3.25%) Blackberry
5 3 (2.44%) Smartphone
5 3 (2.44%) iPhone
5 3 (2.44%) iPad
6 2 (1.63%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.81%) EqualLogic
7 1 (0.81%) Celerra
7 1 (0.81%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.81%) Replication
7 1 (0.81%) Freedom of Information
Operating Systems
1 98 (79.67%) Windows
2 38 (30.89%) Windows Server 2008
3 36 (29.27%) Windows 7
4 27 (21.95%) Windows Server 2003
5 15 (12.20%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (5.69%) Windows XP
6 7 (5.69%) Windows 2000
7 5 (4.07%) Windows NT
7 5 (4.07%) AIX
7 5 (4.07%) UNIX
8 4 (3.25%) Windows 8
9 3 (2.44%) Linux
10 1 (0.81%) VMS
10 1 (0.81%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (13.82%) ITIL
1 17 (13.82%) Test Scripting
2 15 (12.20%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (9.76%) Migration
4 7 (5.69%) Test Automation
4 7 (5.69%) Asset Management
5 6 (4.88%) Project Management
6 5 (4.07%) Regression Testing
6 5 (4.07%) PRINCE2
6 5 (4.07%) Integration Testing
6 5 (4.07%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (4.07%) Automation Testing
7 4 (3.25%) Test Strategy
7 4 (3.25%) Root Cause Analysis
7 4 (3.25%) Incident Management
7 4 (3.25%) User Acceptance Testing
7 4 (3.25%) Workflow
8 3 (2.44%) Change Management
8 3 (2.44%) Disaster Recovery
8 3 (2.44%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 34 (27.64%) SQL
2 15 (12.20%) C#
3 14 (11.38%) C
4 13 (10.57%) C++
4 13 (10.57%) PowerShell
5 11 (8.94%) VBScript
6 4 (3.25%) VB
6 4 (3.25%) Bash Shell
6 4 (3.25%) Perl
7 1 (0.81%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 28 (22.76%) Microsoft Certification
2 18 (14.63%) MCSE
2 18 (14.63%) MCITP
3 15 (12.20%) Security Cleared
3 15 (12.20%) Citrix Certification
4 11 (8.94%) Degree
5 10 (8.13%) CCA
6 9 (7.32%) Cisco Certification
6 9 (7.32%) SC Cleared
7 8 (6.50%) ISEB
8 6 (4.88%) CCNA
8 6 (4.88%) HND
8 6 (4.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 6 (4.88%) CCEE
8 6 (4.88%) CCIA
9 5 (4.07%) MCP
10 4 (3.25%) CCNP
11 3 (2.44%) MCDST
12 2 (1.63%) MCTS
12 2 (1.63%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (15.45%) QA
2 4 (3.25%) SLA
3 1 (0.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 48 (39.02%) VMware Infrastructure
2 44 (35.77%) Active Directory
3 43 (34.96%) XenApp
4 42 (34.15%) Hyper-V
5 33 (26.83%) XenDesktop
6 26 (21.14%) Microsoft App-V
7 11 (8.94%) vSphere
8 8 (6.50%) VMware ESX
9 7 (5.69%) Terminal Services
9 7 (5.69%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 5 (4.07%) XenServer
11 4 (3.25%) ISA Server
11 4 (3.25%) Terminal Server
12 3 (2.44%) Xen
12 3 (2.44%) VMware Server
13 2 (1.63%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 2 (1.63%) MetaFrame
14 1 (0.81%) VMware ESXi
14 1 (0.81%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 9 (7.32%) SCCM
2 4 (3.25%) NetBackup
2 4 (3.25%) Backup Exec
3 3 (2.44%) HP SIM
4 2 (1.63%) SCOM
4 2 (1.63%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 2 (1.63%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (0.81%) Business Desktop Deployment
5 1 (0.81%) AppDNA
5 1 (0.81%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 1 (0.81%) MOM
Vendors
1 88 (71.54%) VMware
2 51 (41.46%) Microsoft
3 19 (15.45%) HP
4 16 (13.01%) Cisco
5 15 (12.20%) AppSense
6 11 (8.94%) Symantec
7 10 (8.13%) Fujitsu
8 9 (7.32%) Dell
9 6 (4.88%) Apple
10 5 (4.07%) CA
10 5 (4.07%) IBM
11 4 (3.25%) EMC
12 3 (2.44%) Oracle
12 3 (2.44%) NetApp
13 2 (1.63%) Infor
13 2 (1.63%) SolarWinds
13 2 (1.63%) Sophos
14 1 (0.81%) Aruba
14 1 (0.81%) 3PAR
14 1 (0.81%) Becrypt
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