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 22 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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix
Rank 49 56 26
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -30
Permanent jobs citing Citrix 70 67 158
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 4.01% 3.86% 6.94%
As % of the Vendors category 9.32% 8.28% 14.01%
Number of salaries quoted 45 53 146
Average salary £33,852 £29,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.75% -21.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,350 £22,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £43,100 £62,950
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £37,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
-4.00% -3.84%
Vendors Category
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
751 809 1128
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 43.06% 46.60% 49.54%
Number of salaries quoted 581 674 1004
Average salary £35,000 £37,250 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.04% -1.97%
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 22 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 22 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 -11 32 £34,000 +15.25% 3
Chester - 16 £27,000 - 1
Knutsford +16 11 £34,500 +10.84%
Crewe +10 4 - -
Runcorn -5 1 £32,500 +25.00%
Wilmslow -13 1 £40,000 +81.81% 1
Citrix
North West

Citrix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 22 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.

1 102 (79.69%) Windows
2 96 (75.00%) VMware
3 54 (42.19%) VMware Infrastructure
4 51 (39.84%) Microsoft
5 46 (35.94%) Hyper-V
6 43 (33.59%) XenApp
7 42 (32.81%) Active Directory
7 42 (32.81%) Windows Server 2008
8 38 (29.69%) SQL
9 35 (27.34%) Windows 7
10 34 (26.56%) IIS
10 34 (26.56%) Microsoft Certification
10 34 (26.56%) XenDesktop
11 29 (22.66%) Windows Server 2003
12 28 (21.88%) Finance
13 25 (19.53%) Microsoft App-V
14 24 (18.75%) ITIL
14 24 (18.75%) MCITP
15 22 (17.19%) MS Excel
15 22 (17.19%) MS Exchange
16 21 (16.41%) Citrix Certification
17 20 (15.63%) SAN
18 19 (14.84%) QA
19 18 (14.06%) SQL Server
19 18 (14.06%) MCSE
20 17 (13.28%) HP
20 17 (13.28%) Test Scripting
21 16 (12.50%) DNS
21 16 (12.50%) Cisco
21 16 (12.50%) CCA

Citrix
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 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 34 (26.56%) IIS
2 22 (17.19%) MS Exchange
3 12 (9.38%) Exchange Server 2010
4 7 (5.47%) Exchange Server 2003
4 7 (5.47%) SharePoint
5 6 (4.69%) Lync
6 4 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2007
7 3 (2.34%) Site Server
7 3 (2.34%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.78%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 22 (17.19%) MS Excel
2 9 (7.03%) 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 (3.13%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 20 (15.63%) SAN
2 16 (12.50%) DNS
3 12 (9.38%) LAN
3 12 (9.38%) WAN
4 9 (7.03%) DHCP
5 8 (6.25%) VoIP
5 8 (6.25%) Firewall
6 5 (3.91%) Wi-Fi
6 5 (3.91%) TCP/IP
7 4 (3.13%) VPN
7 4 (3.13%) SMS
7 4 (3.13%) iSCSI
8 3 (2.34%) Unified Communications
8 3 (2.34%) Broadband
8 3 (2.34%) Internet
9 2 (1.56%) 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 (14.06%) SQL Server
2 9 (7.03%) SQL Server 2005
3 8 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (3.13%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (3.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (1.56%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (0.78%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 6 (4.69%) MSI
2 2 (1.56%) InstallShield
General
1 28 (21.88%) Finance
2 14 (10.94%) Retail
3 11 (8.59%) Telecoms
4 7 (5.47%) Marketing
5 2 (1.56%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.56%) Back Office
6 1 (0.78%) Legal
6 1 (0.78%) Games
Job Titles
1 30 (23.44%) Analyst
2 23 (17.97%) Support Analyst
3 13 (10.16%) Development Engineer
3 13 (10.16%) Senior Development Engineer
3 13 (10.16%) Automation Engineer
4 11 (8.59%) 3rd Line Support
4 11 (8.59%) Consultant
5 9 (7.03%) Coordinator
5 9 (7.03%) Support Engineer
6 8 (6.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 8 (6.25%) 2nd Line Support
6 8 (6.25%) Technical Support
6 8 (6.25%) 1st Line Support
6 8 (6.25%) Server Support
7 7 (5.47%) IT Support Analyst
7 7 (5.47%) IT Support
8 6 (4.69%) Windows Support Engineer
8 6 (4.69%) 1st Line Support Analyst
8 6 (4.69%) Trainee
8 6 (4.69%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (7.81%) Application Packaging
2 2 (1.56%) Software Packaging
3 1 (0.78%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 13 (10.16%) Enterprise Software
2 8 (6.25%) Thin Client
2 8 (6.25%) Fat Client
3 5 (3.91%) Client/Server
4 3 (2.34%) Smartphone
4 3 (2.34%) Blackberry
4 3 (2.34%) iPad
4 3 (2.34%) 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
1 102 (79.69%) Windows
2 42 (32.81%) Windows Server 2008
3 35 (27.34%) Windows 7
4 29 (22.66%) Windows Server 2003
5 15 (11.72%) Windows Server 2012
6 10 (7.81%) Windows 2000
7 7 (5.47%) Windows XP
8 6 (4.69%) VMS
9 5 (3.91%) UNIX
9 5 (3.91%) AIX
9 5 (3.91%) Windows 8
10 3 (2.34%) Linux
11 2 (1.56%) Windows NT
12 1 (0.78%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (18.75%) ITIL
2 17 (13.28%) Test Scripting
3 15 (11.72%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (9.38%) Migration
5 9 (7.03%) Change Management
6 7 (5.47%) Project Management
6 7 (5.47%) Test Automation
7 6 (4.69%) Asset Management
8 5 (3.91%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (3.91%) Integration Testing
8 5 (3.91%) Regression Testing
8 5 (3.91%) PRINCE2
8 5 (3.91%) Automation Testing
8 5 (3.91%) Change Control
9 4 (3.13%) Test Strategy
9 4 (3.13%) Root Cause Analysis
9 4 (3.13%) User Acceptance Testing
9 4 (3.13%) Workflow
9 4 (3.13%) Incident Management
10 3 (2.34%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 38 (29.69%) SQL
2 15 (11.72%) C#
3 14 (10.94%) PowerShell
3 14 (10.94%) C
4 13 (10.16%) C++
5 11 (8.59%) VBScript
6 4 (3.13%) VB
6 4 (3.13%) Bash Shell
6 4 (3.13%) Perl
7 1 (0.78%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 34 (26.56%) Microsoft Certification
2 24 (18.75%) MCITP
3 21 (16.41%) Citrix Certification
4 18 (14.06%) MCSE
5 16 (12.50%) CCA
6 15 (11.72%) Security Cleared
7 11 (8.59%) Degree
8 9 (7.03%) SC Cleared
8 9 (7.03%) Cisco Certification
9 8 (6.25%) MCTS
10 7 (5.47%) ISEB
11 6 (4.69%) CCNA
11 6 (4.69%) HND
11 6 (4.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 6 (4.69%) CCEE
11 6 (4.69%) CCIA
12 5 (3.91%) MCP
13 4 (3.13%) CCNP
14 3 (2.34%) MCDST
15 2 (1.56%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (14.84%) QA
2 4 (3.13%) SLA
3 1 (0.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 54 (42.19%) VMware Infrastructure
2 46 (35.94%) Hyper-V
3 43 (33.59%) XenApp
4 42 (32.81%) Active Directory
5 34 (26.56%) XenDesktop
6 25 (19.53%) Microsoft App-V
7 13 (10.16%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 12 (9.38%) VMware ESX
8 12 (9.38%) vSphere
9 8 (6.25%) Terminal Services
10 5 (3.91%) XenServer
11 4 (3.13%) Terminal Server
12 3 (2.34%) Xen
12 3 (2.34%) ISA Server
12 3 (2.34%) VMware Server
13 2 (1.56%) MetaFrame
13 2 (1.56%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 1 (0.78%) VMware ESXi
14 1 (0.78%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 7 (5.47%) SCCM
2 4 (3.13%) NetBackup
2 4 (3.13%) Backup Exec
3 2 (1.56%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 2 (1.56%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (1.56%) HP SIM
4 1 (0.78%) SCOM
Vendors
1 96 (75.00%) VMware
2 51 (39.84%) Microsoft
3 17 (13.28%) HP
4 16 (12.50%) Cisco
5 12 (9.38%) AppSense
6 10 (7.81%) Symantec
6 10 (7.81%) Fujitsu
7 8 (6.25%) Dell
8 7 (5.47%) Apple
9 6 (4.69%) IBM
10 5 (3.91%) CA
11 4 (3.13%) EMC
12 3 (2.34%) Oracle
12 3 (2.34%) NetApp
13 2 (1.56%) Sage
13 2 (1.56%) SAP
13 2 (1.56%) Infor
13 2 (1.56%) Veeam
13 2 (1.56%) Sophos
14 1 (0.78%) Aruba
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