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 21 November 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix
Rank 69 58 52
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -6
Permanent jobs citing Citrix 61 69 96
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 3.18% 3.99% 4.82%
As % of the Vendors category 7.27% 8.79% 10.81%
Number of salaries quoted 54 47 86
Average salary £40,000 £27,600 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+44.92% -21.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,900 £21,000 £17,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £40,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +1.33%
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
839 785 888
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 43.79% 45.35% 44.60%
Number of salaries quoted 738 647 776
Average salary £40,000 £39,250 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.91% +12.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.23% +1.25%

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 21 November 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 21 November 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 0 22 £37,500 +2.73% 2
Chester -4 8 £25,750 -32.67% 1
Knutsford +3 7 £47,000 +123.80%
Runcorn +2 4 £22,000 - 1
Macclesfield - 3 £29,500 -
Crewe +9 2 £32,500 -2.98%
Nantwich - 1 - -
Widnes - 1 £35,000 -
Daresbury - 1 £50,000 -
Citrix
North West

Citrix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 21 November 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.

1 102 (76.12%) Windows
2 99 (73.88%) VMware
3 67 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 56 (41.79%) Active Directory
5 55 (41.04%) Windows Server 2008
6 49 (36.57%) Microsoft
7 39 (29.10%) Finance
7 39 (29.10%) XenApp
8 34 (25.37%) XenDesktop
9 33 (24.63%) Hyper-V
10 32 (23.88%) SQL
11 29 (21.64%) Windows 7
12 28 (20.90%) ITIL
12 28 (20.90%) MS Exchange
12 28 (20.90%) Windows Server 2003
13 27 (20.15%) SAN
13 27 (20.15%) Cisco
14 26 (19.40%) Microsoft Certification
15 23 (17.16%) HP
16 21 (15.67%) MS Excel
17 19 (14.18%) IIS
18 18 (13.43%) Exchange Server 2010
19 16 (11.94%) MCITP
20 15 (11.19%) Change Control
20 15 (11.19%) PowerShell
20 15 (11.19%) Change Management
20 15 (11.19%) VMS
21 14 (10.45%) Service Delivery
22 13 (9.70%) VMware ESX
22 13 (9.70%) LAN

Citrix
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 28 (20.90%) MS Exchange
2 19 (14.18%) IIS
3 18 (13.43%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (3.73%) Exchange Server 2007
5 4 (2.99%) Lync
6 3 (2.24%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (1.49%) SharePoint
7 2 (1.49%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (0.75%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.75%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (0.75%) Apache
8 1 (0.75%) Tomcat
Applications
1 21 (15.67%) MS Excel
2 7 (5.22%) MS Office
3 3 (2.24%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.49%) Exchequer
1 2 (1.49%) SAP Business One
2 1 (0.75%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.75%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.75%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (0.75%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.75%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.75%) Office 365
1 1 (0.75%) SaaS
1 1 (0.75%) PaaS
1 1 (0.75%) IaaS
1 1 (0.75%) Terremark
Communications & Networking
1 27 (20.15%) SAN
2 13 (9.70%) LAN
2 13 (9.70%) WAN
3 12 (8.96%) VoIP
3 12 (8.96%) TCP/IP
4 11 (8.21%) DNS
5 8 (5.97%) DHCP
5 8 (5.97%) iSCSI
6 7 (5.22%) VPN
7 3 (2.24%) Firewall
7 3 (2.24%) Internet
8 2 (1.49%) Network Security
9 1 (0.75%) NAS
9 1 (0.75%) Wireless
9 1 (0.75%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (8.96%) SQL Server
2 8 (5.97%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (1.49%) Crystal Reports
3 2 (1.49%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.75%) SAP HANA
4 1 (0.75%) MySQL
4 1 (0.75%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 4 (2.99%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 39 (29.10%) Finance
2 9 (6.72%) Marketing
3 4 (2.99%) Telecoms
3 4 (2.99%) Retail
4 2 (1.49%) Legal
5 1 (0.75%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.75%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 31 (23.13%) Support Engineer
2 18 (13.43%) Server Support
3 17 (12.69%) Server Engineer
3 17 (12.69%) Analyst
3 17 (12.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 16 (11.94%) Windows Support Engineer
5 15 (11.19%) Server Support Engineer
5 15 (11.19%) Windows Server Engineer
6 12 (8.96%) Consultant
7 11 (8.21%) Citrix Support
8 10 (7.46%) 2nd Line Support
8 10 (7.46%) 3rd Line Support
9 9 (6.72%) Citrix Engineer
9 9 (6.72%) Citrix Support Engineer
10 8 (5.97%) Help Desk Analyst
11 6 (4.48%) Support Analyst
11 6 (4.48%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
11 6 (4.48%) Citrix Consultant
12 5 (3.73%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
12 5 (3.73%) Development Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.99%) .NET
2 3 (2.24%) Application Packaging
3 1 (0.75%) Web Services
3 1 (0.75%) XML
3 1 (0.75%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (6.72%) Fat Client
1 9 (6.72%) Thin Client
1 9 (6.72%) Enterprise Software
1 9 (6.72%) User Experience
2 3 (2.24%) Computer Science
2 3 (2.24%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (1.49%) Management Information System
3 2 (1.49%) Mathematics
4 1 (0.75%) Freedom of Information
Operating Systems
1 102 (76.12%) Windows
2 55 (41.04%) Windows Server 2008
3 29 (21.64%) Windows 7
4 28 (20.90%) Windows Server 2003
5 15 (11.19%) VMS
6 13 (9.70%) Windows Server 2012
7 12 (8.96%) Windows 2000
8 11 (8.21%) Windows 8
9 10 (7.46%) Windows XP
10 6 (4.48%) AIX
10 6 (4.48%) UNIX
11 4 (2.99%) Linux
12 1 (0.75%) Windows Vista
12 1 (0.75%) CentOS
12 1 (0.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.75%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (20.90%) ITIL
2 15 (11.19%) Change Control
2 15 (11.19%) Change Management
3 14 (10.45%) Service Delivery
4 10 (7.46%) Test Scripting
5 8 (5.97%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (5.22%) Asset Management
6 7 (5.22%) Security Management
7 6 (4.48%) Migration
8 5 (3.73%) Mentoring
9 4 (2.99%) Line Management
9 4 (2.99%) Disaster Recovery
9 4 (2.99%) Test Management
10 3 (2.24%) Test Automation
10 3 (2.24%) Information Security
10 3 (2.24%) Information Security Management
10 3 (2.24%) Project Management
11 2 (1.49%) Service Desk Management
11 2 (1.49%) Stakeholder Management
11 2 (1.49%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 32 (23.88%) SQL
2 15 (11.19%) PowerShell
3 8 (5.97%) VBScript
4 6 (4.48%) C#
5 5 (3.73%) C++
5 5 (3.73%) C
6 4 (2.99%) T-SQL
6 4 (2.99%) VB
7 1 (0.75%) VBA
Qualifications
1 26 (19.40%) Microsoft Certification
2 16 (11.94%) MCITP
3 12 (8.96%) Citrix Certification
4 11 (8.21%) Degree
4 11 (8.21%) MCTS
4 11 (8.21%) CCA
5 9 (6.72%) MCSE
6 6 (4.48%) MCP
7 4 (2.99%) SC Cleared
7 4 (2.99%) Security Cleared
8 3 (2.24%) MCSA
8 3 (2.24%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (1.49%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (1.49%) A+ Certification
9 2 (1.49%) CCNA
10 1 (0.75%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 1 (0.75%) MCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (7.46%) QA
2 3 (2.24%) SLA
3 1 (0.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 67 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 56 (41.79%) Active Directory
3 39 (29.10%) XenApp
4 34 (25.37%) XenDesktop
5 33 (24.63%) Hyper-V
6 13 (9.70%) VMware ESX
7 12 (8.96%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 11 (8.21%) vSphere
8 11 (8.21%) Terminal Services
9 10 (7.46%) Microsoft App-V
10 4 (2.99%) VMware ESXi
11 3 (2.24%) XenServer
11 3 (2.24%) Terminal Server
12 2 (1.49%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 1 (0.75%) MetaFrame
13 1 (0.75%) KVM
Systems Management
1 5 (3.73%) Norton AntiVirus
2 4 (2.99%) EdgeSight
2 4 (2.99%) SCOM
3 3 (2.24%) WSUS
3 3 (2.24%) NetBackup
3 3 (2.24%) Backup Exec
3 3 (2.24%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 2 (1.49%) SCCM
5 1 (0.75%) EMC NetWorker
5 1 (0.75%) Puppet
5 1 (0.75%) HP SIM
5 1 (0.75%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (0.75%) Netcool
5 1 (0.75%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.75%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 99 (73.88%) VMware
2 49 (36.57%) Microsoft
3 27 (20.15%) Cisco
4 23 (17.16%) HP
5 12 (8.96%) EMC
6 11 (8.21%) NetApp
7 10 (7.46%) Symantec
8 9 (6.72%) Apple
9 6 (4.48%) Dell
10 5 (3.73%) Oracle
10 5 (3.73%) IBM
11 4 (2.99%) SAP
11 4 (2.99%) Sophos
11 4 (2.99%) AppSense
11 4 (2.99%) Fujitsu
12 3 (2.24%) Veeam
12 3 (2.24%) Leostream
12 3 (2.24%) CommVault
13 2 (1.49%) Sage
13 2 (1.49%) McAfee
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