The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of Citrix products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Chester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Citrix over the 3 months to 17 April 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 Chester region.

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

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix
Rank 33 50 40
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -10
Permanent jobs citing Citrix 9 6 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 3.31% 1.44% 0.57%
As % of the Vendors category 8.33% 3.80% 1.25%
Number of salaries quoted 8 5 1
Average salary £35,000 £26,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+34.61% -20.00%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Vendors Category
Chester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
108 158 80
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 39.71% 37.89% 45.71%
Number of salaries quoted 90 100 69
Average salary £36,000 £39,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.86% +31.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £26,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,250 £40,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Citrix
Cheshire

Citrix
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Citrix across the Chester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Citrix Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

Citrix
Salary Trend in Chester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Citrix across the Chester region.

Citrix Salary Trend in Chester

Citrix
Salary Histogram in Chester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Citrix across the Chester region over the 3 months to 17 April 2014.

Citrix Salary Histogram in Chester

Citrix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT jobs across the Chester 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 11 (64.71%) HP
2 9 (52.94%) Microsoft
3 8 (47.06%) Finance
3 8 (47.06%) VMware
4 7 (41.18%) Windows
5 6 (35.29%) ITIL
5 6 (35.29%) SQL
5 6 (35.29%) Oracle
5 6 (35.29%) Siebel
5 6 (35.29%) WinRunner
5 6 (35.29%) QuickTest Pro
5 6 (35.29%) LoadRunner
5 6 (35.29%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (35.29%) JMeter
5 6 (35.29%) Ajax
5 6 (35.29%) SilkPerformer
5 6 (35.29%) Performance Testing
5 6 (35.29%) Test Scripting
5 6 (35.29%) Open Source
5 6 (35.29%) Windows 7
5 6 (35.29%) Facilita Forecast
5 6 (35.29%) Relational Database
6 5 (29.41%) GIS
6 5 (29.41%) LAN
6 5 (29.41%) WAN
6 5 (29.41%) MS Excel
7 4 (23.53%) VPN
7 4 (23.53%) Windows XP
7 4 (23.53%) MS Exchange
7 4 (23.53%) Cisco

Citrix
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT jobs across the Chester 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 4 (23.53%) MS Exchange
2 3 (17.65%) Site Server
2 3 (17.65%) Exchange Server 2003
2 3 (17.65%) IIS
3 2 (11.76%) Lync
Applications
1 5 (29.41%) MS Excel
2 3 (17.65%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 5 (29.41%) LAN
1 5 (29.41%) WAN
2 4 (23.53%) VPN
2 4 (23.53%) Firewall
2 4 (23.53%) Wi-Fi
3 3 (17.65%) Unified Communications
4 1 (5.88%) IP Telephony
4 1 (5.88%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (35.29%) Relational Database
2 3 (17.65%) SQL Server
2 3 (17.65%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 6 (35.29%) WinRunner
1 6 (35.29%) QuickTest Pro
1 6 (35.29%) LoadRunner
1 6 (35.29%) JMeter
1 6 (35.29%) SilkPerformer
1 6 (35.29%) Facilita Forecast
General
1 8 (47.06%) Finance
2 1 (5.88%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (58.82%) Analyst
2 6 (35.29%) Test Analyst
3 4 (23.53%) Performance Analyst
3 4 (23.53%) Performance Test Analyst
3 4 (23.53%) LoadRunner Test Analyst
4 3 (17.65%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
4 3 (17.65%) IT Support
4 3 (17.65%) Consultant
4 3 (17.65%) Support Analyst
4 3 (17.65%) 3rd Line Support
4 3 (17.65%) IT Support Analyst
5 2 (11.76%) Senior Test Analyst
5 2 (11.76%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (11.76%) Project Manager
5 2 (11.76%) Programme Manager
5 2 (11.76%) Performance Consultant
5 2 (11.76%) Performance Test Consultant
5 2 (11.76%) Test Consultant
6 1 (5.88%) Senior Programme Manager
6 1 (5.88%) IT Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (35.29%) Ajax
2 2 (11.76%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 6 (35.29%) Open Source
2 5 (29.41%) GIS
3 1 (5.88%) Celerra
3 1 (5.88%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 7 (41.18%) Windows
2 6 (35.29%) Windows 7
3 4 (23.53%) Windows XP
4 3 (17.65%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (17.65%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (35.29%) ITIL
1 6 (35.29%) Performance Testing
1 6 (35.29%) Test Scripting
2 4 (23.53%) Automated Testing
3 3 (17.65%) PRINCE2
4 2 (11.76%) Project Management
4 2 (11.76%) Programme Management
4 2 (11.76%) Compatibility Testing
5 1 (5.88%) Data Protection
5 1 (5.88%) Data Management
5 1 (5.88%) TOGAF
5 1 (5.88%) Service Management
5 1 (5.88%) Change Management
5 1 (5.88%) PRINCE
5 1 (5.88%) MOF
Programming Languages
1 6 (35.29%) SQL
2 1 (5.88%) C
Qualifications
1 6 (35.29%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (17.65%) CCNA
2 3 (17.65%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (11.76%) ISEB
3 2 (11.76%) NCIE
3 2 (11.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (11.76%) MCTS
3 2 (11.76%) MCITP
3 2 (11.76%) ISTQB
4 1 (5.88%) HP AIS
4 1 (5.88%) HP MASE
4 1 (5.88%) VCDX
4 1 (5.88%) NCDA
4 1 (5.88%) VCAP
4 1 (5.88%) CCEE
4 1 (5.88%) CCIA
4 1 (5.88%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (23.53%) Active Directory
1 4 (23.53%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 3 (17.65%) VMware Server
2 3 (17.65%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (17.65%) Hyper-V
2 3 (17.65%) XenApp
2 3 (17.65%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (11.76%) Xen
3 2 (11.76%) XenServer
3 2 (11.76%) vSphere
4 1 (5.88%) XenDesktop
4 1 (5.88%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 2 (11.76%) SCCM
2 1 (5.88%) SCOM
Vendors
1 11 (64.71%) HP
2 9 (52.94%) Microsoft
3 8 (47.06%) VMware
4 6 (35.29%) Oracle
4 6 (35.29%) Siebel
5 4 (23.53%) Cisco
6 2 (11.76%) IBM
6 2 (11.76%) Dell
6 2 (11.76%) EMC
6 2 (11.76%) AppSense
6 2 (11.76%) NetApp
6 2 (11.76%) Symantec
7 1 (5.88%) 3PAR
7 1 (5.88%) Juniper
7 1 (5.88%) CommVault