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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix
Rank 45 64 61
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -3
Permanent jobs citing Citrix 90 61 87
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 4.69% 3.60% 3.93%
As % of the Vendors category 10.65% 7.99% 9.19%
Number of salaries quoted 74 46 80
Average salary £45,000 £26,000 £33,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+73.07% -21.80%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,950 £18,500 £16,250
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £40,750 £69,750
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
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
845 763 947
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 44.08% 44.99% 42.75%
Number of salaries quoted 725 620 853
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,900 £24,250 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 19 December 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 19 December 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 +19 29 £33,250 -8.90% 4
Knutsford +14 12 £47,000 +123.80% 2
Chester +6 8 £24,500 -35.94% 1
Macclesfield - 6 £29,500 -
Runcorn -4 3 £17,500 - 1
Sandbach -4 2 £25,000 -9.09% 1
Nantwich - 2 £45,000 -
Crewe +15 1 £24,000 -28.35%
Lymm - 1 £19,000 -
Widnes - 1 £35,000 -
Daresbury - 1 £50,000 -
Citrix
North West

Citrix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

1 122 (78.71%) VMware
2 119 (76.77%) Windows
3 88 (56.77%) VMware Infrastructure
4 62 (40.00%) Active Directory
5 56 (36.13%) Windows Server 2008
6 47 (30.32%) Finance
7 45 (29.03%) XenApp
8 44 (28.39%) Microsoft
9 35 (22.58%) Cisco
10 34 (21.94%) XenDesktop
11 32 (20.65%) Windows Server 2003
11 32 (20.65%) SQL
12 30 (19.35%) Hyper-V
13 29 (18.71%) ITIL
14 28 (18.06%) Windows 7
15 26 (16.77%) Microsoft Certification
16 23 (14.84%) MS Excel
16 23 (14.84%) HP
17 22 (14.19%) MS Exchange
18 21 (13.55%) SAN
19 19 (12.26%) Microsoft App-V
20 17 (10.97%) VMware ESX
20 17 (10.97%) IIS
20 17 (10.97%) PowerShell
20 17 (10.97%) EMC
20 17 (10.97%) Service Delivery
21 16 (10.32%) NetApp
21 16 (10.32%) WAN
21 16 (10.32%) MCITP
22 15 (9.68%) Citrix Certification

Citrix
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 22 (14.19%) MS Exchange
2 17 (10.97%) IIS
3 13 (8.39%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2007
4 5 (3.23%) Lync
5 3 (1.94%) SharePoint
5 3 (1.94%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (1.94%) IBM Notes
6 2 (1.29%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (1.29%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (0.65%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.65%) Lotus Domino
7 1 (0.65%) Apache
7 1 (0.65%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.65%) JBoss
7 1 (0.65%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 23 (14.84%) MS Excel
2 8 (5.16%) MS Office
3 4 (2.58%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.29%) Exchequer
1 2 (1.29%) SAP Business One
2 1 (0.65%) Exstream
2 1 (0.65%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.65%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.65%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (0.65%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.65%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.65%) SaaS
1 1 (0.65%) PaaS
1 1 (0.65%) Office 365
1 1 (0.65%) IaaS
1 1 (0.65%) Terremark
Communications & Networking
1 21 (13.55%) SAN
2 16 (10.32%) WAN
3 15 (9.68%) LAN
3 15 (9.68%) TCP/IP
4 13 (8.39%) DNS
5 12 (7.74%) DHCP
6 11 (7.10%) VoIP
7 10 (6.45%) VPN
8 7 (4.52%) Firewall
8 7 (4.52%) iSCSI
9 4 (2.58%) Network Security
10 2 (1.29%) Wireless
10 2 (1.29%) VLAN
10 2 (1.29%) DMZ
10 2 (1.29%) Intranet
11 1 (0.65%) Internet
11 1 (0.65%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (7.74%) SQL Server
2 7 (4.52%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (1.29%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (0.65%) MySQL
4 1 (0.65%) DB2
4 1 (0.65%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 5 (3.23%) MSI
1 5 (3.23%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 47 (30.32%) Finance
2 6 (3.87%) Marketing
3 4 (2.58%) Telecoms
3 4 (2.58%) Retail
4 2 (1.29%) Legal
4 2 (1.29%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.29%) Publishing
5 1 (0.65%) French Language
5 1 (0.65%) Norwegian Language
5 1 (0.65%) Spanish Language
5 1 (0.65%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 37 (23.87%) Support Engineer
2 22 (14.19%) Analyst
3 17 (10.97%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 17 (10.97%) Server Engineer
4 16 (10.32%) Citrix Support
4 16 (10.32%) Windows Support Engineer
5 15 (9.68%) Windows Server Engineer
5 15 (9.68%) Server Support Engineer
5 15 (9.68%) Server Support
6 13 (8.39%) Architect
6 13 (8.39%) Citrix Engineer
6 13 (8.39%) Citrix Support Engineer
7 12 (7.74%) Consultant
7 12 (7.74%) 3rd Line Support
7 12 (7.74%) Help Desk Analyst
8 9 (5.81%) 2nd Line Support
9 7 (4.52%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
10 6 (3.87%) Citrix Consultant
10 6 (3.87%) Test Engineer
11 5 (3.23%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (5.16%) Application Packaging
2 3 (1.94%) .NET
3 1 (0.65%) Web Services
3 1 (0.65%) XML
3 1 (0.65%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (5.16%) Enterprise Software
1 8 (5.16%) User Experience
2 7 (4.52%) Thin Client
2 7 (4.52%) Fat Client
3 6 (3.87%) Computer Science
4 3 (1.94%) Mathematics
4 3 (1.94%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.29%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (0.65%) FlexPod
6 1 (0.65%) Clustering
6 1 (0.65%) Freedom of Information
6 1 (0.65%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.65%) Mobile Computing
Operating Systems
1 119 (76.77%) Windows
2 56 (36.13%) Windows Server 2008
3 32 (20.65%) Windows Server 2003
4 28 (18.06%) Windows 7
5 15 (9.68%) VMS
6 12 (7.74%) Windows Server 2012
7 11 (7.10%) Windows 2000
7 11 (7.10%) Windows XP
8 10 (6.45%) Windows 8
9 7 (4.52%) Linux
10 3 (1.94%) AIX
11 2 (1.29%) CentOS
11 2 (1.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.65%) Windows Vista
12 1 (0.65%) HPUX
12 1 (0.65%) Solaris
12 1 (0.65%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (18.71%) ITIL
2 17 (10.97%) Service Delivery
3 15 (9.68%) Change Control
4 14 (9.03%) Change Management
5 10 (6.45%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (5.16%) Migration
6 8 (5.16%) Test Scripting
7 7 (4.52%) Security Management
8 5 (3.23%) Test Management
8 5 (3.23%) Mentoring
9 4 (2.58%) Line Management
9 4 (2.58%) Test Automation
9 4 (2.58%) Project Management
9 4 (2.58%) Disaster Recovery
9 4 (2.58%) Asset Management
10 3 (1.94%) Computer Security
11 2 (1.29%) Data Migration
11 2 (1.29%) Information Security
11 2 (1.29%) Time Management
11 2 (1.29%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 32 (20.65%) SQL
2 17 (10.97%) PowerShell
3 10 (6.45%) VBScript
4 5 (3.23%) VB
5 3 (1.94%) T-SQL
5 3 (1.94%) C#
6 2 (1.29%) C++
6 2 (1.29%) C
7 1 (0.65%) VBA
7 1 (0.65%) Java
Qualifications
1 26 (16.77%) Microsoft Certification
2 16 (10.32%) MCITP
3 15 (9.68%) Citrix Certification
4 13 (8.39%) CCA
5 12 (7.74%) Degree
6 11 (7.10%) MCTS
7 8 (5.16%) MCP
7 8 (5.16%) MCSE
8 4 (2.58%) SC Cleared
8 4 (2.58%) Security Cleared
9 3 (1.94%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 3 (1.94%) MCSA
10 2 (1.29%) MCT
10 2 (1.29%) CCNA
10 2 (1.29%) Cisco Certification
10 2 (1.29%) A+ Certification
10 2 (1.29%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (5.81%) QA
2 3 (1.94%) SLA
3 1 (0.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 88 (56.77%) VMware Infrastructure
2 62 (40.00%) Active Directory
3 45 (29.03%) XenApp
4 34 (21.94%) XenDesktop
5 30 (19.35%) Hyper-V
6 19 (12.26%) Microsoft App-V
7 17 (10.97%) VMware ESX
8 12 (7.74%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 9 (5.81%) vSphere
10 8 (5.16%) Terminal Services
11 5 (3.23%) Terminal Server
12 4 (2.58%) VMware ESXi
13 3 (1.94%) XenServer
14 1 (0.65%) KVM
Systems Management
1 6 (3.87%) SCCM
2 5 (3.23%) AppDNA
3 4 (2.58%) SCOM
3 4 (2.58%) Norton AntiVirus
3 4 (2.58%) WSUS
3 4 (2.58%) EdgeSight
4 3 (1.94%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 3 (1.94%) Backup Exec
5 2 (1.29%) EMC NetWorker
5 2 (1.29%) XenMobile
6 1 (0.65%) Netcool
6 1 (0.65%) Puppet
6 1 (0.65%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 122 (78.71%) VMware
2 44 (28.39%) Microsoft
3 35 (22.58%) Cisco
4 23 (14.84%) HP
5 17 (10.97%) EMC
6 16 (10.32%) NetApp
7 8 (5.16%) Apple
8 7 (4.52%) Symantec
9 6 (3.87%) Dell
10 5 (3.23%) AppSense
11 4 (2.58%) Fujitsu
11 4 (2.58%) Leostream
11 4 (2.58%) IBM
11 4 (2.58%) Oracle
11 4 (2.58%) SAP
11 4 (2.58%) McAfee
11 4 (2.58%) Sophos
12 3 (1.94%) Lotus
12 3 (1.94%) CommVault
12 3 (1.94%) Veeam
Chester
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Warrington, Cheshire
Search Consultancy
Posted: Yesterday
Runcorn, Cheshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £24000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheshire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £23000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £20000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Wilmslow
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £28000 - £30000 per annum + bens
Posted: 9 days ago
Knutsford
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Knutsford
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £60000.00 - £70000.00 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Your Housing Group
Salary: From £30,434 to £32,751 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
Cheshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £75000 - £80000 per annum + Benefits & Bonus Package / Car Allowance
Posted: 16 days ago
Sandbach
Recruitment Revolution Limited
Salary: Competitive Salary + Attractive Company Pension + 10% Bonus
Posted: 19 days ago