The table below looks at the statistics 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 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix
Rank 64 56 28
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -28
Permanent jobs citing Citrix 66 65 146
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 3.39% 4.10% 6.91%
As % of the Vendors category 7.82% 9.14% 13.70%
Number of salaries quoted 49 46 119
Average salary £34,500 £27,500 £39,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.45% -29.93%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £22,425 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £37,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +4.00%
Citrix
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cheshire region.

Vendors Category
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
844 711 1066
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 43.33% 44.83% 50.45%
Number of salaries quoted 679 588 906
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,800 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%

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 22 September 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 22 September 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 -4 31 £32,500 +30.00% 4
Knutsford +2 11 £34,500 +58.62%
Chester -6 8 £30,000 +13.20% 2
Runcorn +2 5 £23,500 -9.61% 1
Crewe -1 5 £32,500 -2.98%
Wilmslow -18 3 £40,000 +40.35% 3
Alderley Edge - 1 £50,000 -
Citrix
North West

Citrix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 22 September 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.

1 116 (82.27%) Windows
2 107 (75.89%) VMware
3 59 (41.84%) VMware Infrastructure
4 58 (41.13%) Microsoft
5 53 (37.59%) Windows Server 2008
6 50 (35.46%) Hyper-V
6 50 (35.46%) Active Directory
7 46 (32.62%) XenApp
8 45 (31.91%) Windows 7
8 45 (31.91%) SQL
9 38 (26.95%) Microsoft Certification
9 38 (26.95%) XenDesktop
10 36 (25.53%) IIS
10 36 (25.53%) Finance
11 33 (23.40%) Windows Server 2003
12 28 (19.86%) MCITP
13 27 (19.15%) ITIL
14 26 (18.44%) SAN
14 26 (18.44%) MS Exchange
15 25 (17.73%) MS Excel
16 22 (15.60%) Cisco
16 22 (15.60%) Microsoft App-V
16 22 (15.60%) PowerShell
17 21 (14.89%) Citrix Certification
17 21 (14.89%) HP
18 20 (14.18%) QA
19 18 (12.77%) Test Scripting
19 18 (12.77%) MCSE
19 18 (12.77%) SQL Server
20 17 (12.06%) Citrix Presentation Server

Citrix
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 (25.53%) IIS
2 26 (18.44%) MS Exchange
3 16 (11.35%) Exchange Server 2010
4 6 (4.26%) Lync
5 5 (3.55%) Exchange Server 2003
5 5 (3.55%) SharePoint
6 4 (2.84%) Tomcat
7 3 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2007
7 3 (2.13%) Site Server
8 1 (0.71%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.71%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (0.71%) Apache
8 1 (0.71%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 25 (17.73%) MS Excel
2 9 (6.38%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.42%) Exchequer
1 2 (1.42%) SAP Business One
2 1 (0.71%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.71%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.84%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 26 (18.44%) SAN
2 12 (8.51%) LAN
2 12 (8.51%) VoIP
2 12 (8.51%) WAN
3 11 (7.80%) TCP/IP
4 9 (6.38%) DNS
5 7 (4.96%) iSCSI
5 7 (4.96%) Firewall
6 4 (2.84%) VPN
6 4 (2.84%) SMS
6 4 (2.84%) Wi-Fi
7 3 (2.13%) Internet
7 3 (2.13%) DHCP
8 2 (1.42%) DSL
8 2 (1.42%) Unified Communications
9 1 (0.71%) NetScaler
9 1 (0.71%) Cisco Nexus
9 1 (0.71%) NAS
9 1 (0.71%) IP Telephony
9 1 (0.71%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (12.77%) SQL Server
2 12 (8.51%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (6.38%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (2.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (2.84%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (2.13%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (0.71%) SAP HANA
6 1 (0.71%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.71%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (4.26%) MSI
2 2 (1.42%) InstallShield
3 1 (0.71%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 36 (25.53%) Finance
2 12 (8.51%) Telecoms
3 11 (7.80%) Retail
4 9 (6.38%) Marketing
5 1 (0.71%) Legal
5 1 (0.71%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 20 (14.18%) Analyst
2 17 (12.06%) Consultant
3 14 (9.93%) Support Analyst
4 13 (9.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 13 (9.22%) Development Engineer
4 13 (9.22%) Senior Development Engineer
4 13 (9.22%) Server Support
4 13 (9.22%) Support Engineer
4 13 (9.22%) Automation Engineer
5 11 (7.80%) Server Engineer
5 11 (7.80%) Windows Support Engineer
5 11 (7.80%) 3rd Line Support
6 10 (7.09%) 2nd Line Support
6 10 (7.09%) Server Support Engineer
6 10 (7.09%) Windows Server Engineer
7 9 (6.38%) Coordinator
8 8 (5.67%) Citrix Consultant
9 7 (4.96%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
10 6 (4.26%) 1st Line Support
10 6 (4.26%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (6.38%) Application Packaging
2 4 (2.84%) .NET
3 2 (1.42%) Software Packaging
4 1 (0.71%) XML
4 1 (0.71%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (9.93%) Enterprise Software
2 8 (5.67%) Thin Client
2 8 (5.67%) Fat Client
2 8 (5.67%) User Experience
3 5 (3.55%) Client/Server
4 4 (2.84%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.42%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.71%) EqualLogic
6 1 (0.71%) Celerra
6 1 (0.71%) Freedom of Information
6 1 (0.71%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 116 (82.27%) Windows
2 53 (37.59%) Windows Server 2008
3 45 (31.91%) Windows 7
4 33 (23.40%) Windows Server 2003
5 14 (9.93%) Windows Server 2012
6 13 (9.22%) Windows XP
6 13 (9.22%) Windows 2000
7 11 (7.80%) VMS
8 9 (6.38%) Windows 8
9 6 (4.26%) AIX
9 6 (4.26%) UNIX
10 5 (3.55%) Linux
11 2 (1.42%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (19.15%) ITIL
2 18 (12.77%) Test Scripting
3 16 (11.35%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (9.93%) Change Management
5 13 (9.22%) Migration
6 10 (7.09%) Change Control
7 8 (5.67%) Test Automation
8 7 (4.96%) Asset Management
9 6 (4.26%) Security Management
10 5 (3.55%) Automation Testing
10 5 (3.55%) Continuous Integration
10 5 (3.55%) Integration Testing
10 5 (3.55%) Regression Testing
11 4 (2.84%) Workflow
11 4 (2.84%) Project Management
11 4 (2.84%) User Acceptance Testing
11 4 (2.84%) Test Strategy
11 4 (2.84%) Root Cause Analysis
12 3 (2.13%) Line Management
12 3 (2.13%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 45 (31.91%) SQL
2 22 (15.60%) PowerShell
3 16 (11.35%) VBScript
3 16 (11.35%) C#
4 13 (9.22%) C++
4 13 (9.22%) C
5 8 (5.67%) VB
6 4 (2.84%) T-SQL
6 4 (2.84%) Perl
6 4 (2.84%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.71%) VBA
Qualifications
1 38 (26.95%) Microsoft Certification
2 28 (19.86%) MCITP
3 21 (14.89%) Citrix Certification
4 18 (12.77%) MCSE
5 16 (11.35%) CCA
6 13 (9.22%) Degree
7 12 (8.51%) MCTS
8 11 (7.80%) Security Cleared
9 9 (6.38%) SC Cleared
9 9 (6.38%) Cisco Certification
10 7 (4.96%) MCP
11 6 (4.26%) HND
11 6 (4.26%) ISEB
11 6 (4.26%) CCNA
12 5 (3.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 4 (2.84%) CCNP
14 3 (2.13%) CCEE
14 3 (2.13%) CCIA
14 3 (2.13%) ITIL Certification
15 2 (1.42%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (14.18%) QA
2 4 (2.84%) SLA
3 1 (0.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 59 (41.84%) VMware Infrastructure
2 50 (35.46%) Hyper-V
2 50 (35.46%) Active Directory
3 46 (32.62%) XenApp
4 38 (26.95%) XenDesktop
5 22 (15.60%) Microsoft App-V
6 17 (12.06%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 14 (9.93%) VMware ESX
8 12 (8.51%) Terminal Services
9 9 (6.38%) vSphere
10 5 (3.55%) XenServer
10 5 (3.55%) Terminal Server
11 3 (2.13%) VMware Server
12 2 (1.42%) MetaFrame
12 2 (1.42%) Xen
12 2 (1.42%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 2 (1.42%) VMware ESXi
13 1 (0.71%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 6 (4.26%) SCCM
2 5 (3.55%) Norton AntiVirus
3 4 (2.84%) NetBackup
4 2 (1.42%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 2 (1.42%) HP SIM
5 1 (0.71%) SCOM
5 1 (0.71%) Netcool
Vendors
1 107 (75.89%) VMware
2 58 (41.13%) Microsoft
3 22 (15.60%) Cisco
4 21 (14.89%) HP
5 12 (8.51%) AppSense
6 11 (7.80%) Fujitsu
7 9 (6.38%) Apple
8 8 (5.67%) Dell
8 8 (5.67%) Symantec
9 6 (4.26%) IBM
10 5 (3.55%) Sophos
10 5 (3.55%) CA
10 5 (3.55%) Oracle
10 5 (3.55%) SAP
11 4 (2.84%) Veeam
12 3 (2.13%) Sage
12 3 (2.13%) EMC
13 2 (1.42%) NetApp
13 2 (1.42%) Infor
14 1 (0.71%) Becrypt
Chester, Cheshire
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £33000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £37000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Chester
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 3 days ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
X4 Group
Salary: Market related
Posted: 4 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 - 45,000 + 10% Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + training
Posted: 5 days ago
Runcorn, Cheshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £24000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago