The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of Citrix products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Citrix over the 3 months to 24 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 Midlands region.

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

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix
Rank 20 15 15
Rank change year-on-year
-5 0
Permanent jobs citing Citrix 9 16 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 4.97% 7.62% 7.07%
As % of the Vendors category 9.38% 11.76% 14.08%
Number of salaries quoted 9 13 20
Average salary £55,500 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £50,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Vendors Category
Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
96 136 142
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 53.04% 64.76% 50.18%
Number of salaries quoted 67 58 104
Average salary £55,500 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £35,000 £39,800
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £69,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Citrix
England

Citrix
Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

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

Citrix Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

Citrix
Salary Trend in the Midlands

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

Citrix Salary Trend in the Midlands

Citrix
Salary Histogram in the Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Citrix across the Midlands region over the 3 months to 24 April 2014.

Citrix Salary Histogram in the Midlands

Citrix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT jobs across the Midlands 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 10 (62.50%) Firewall
1 10 (62.50%) Cisco
1 10 (62.50%) SAN
1 10 (62.50%) CheckPoint
1 10 (62.50%) Cisco ASA
1 10 (62.50%) NetScaler
2 9 (56.25%) Microsoft
3 8 (50.00%) Project Management
4 7 (43.75%) Websense
4 7 (43.75%) IPsec
4 7 (43.75%) Blue Coat
4 7 (43.75%) Sourcefire
4 7 (43.75%) Fortinet
4 7 (43.75%) Project Planning
4 7 (43.75%) Juniper
4 7 (43.75%) Shell Script
4 7 (43.75%) McAfee
4 7 (43.75%) Windows
4 7 (43.75%) MS Excel
4 7 (43.75%) Cognos Impromptu
4 7 (43.75%) TCP/IP
4 7 (43.75%) VPN
4 7 (43.75%) SSL
4 7 (43.75%) F5
4 7 (43.75%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 7 (43.75%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 7 (43.75%) XenApp
4 7 (43.75%) XenDesktop
4 7 (43.75%) IronPort
4 7 (43.75%) Network Security

Citrix
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT jobs across the Midlands 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 (25.00%) Lync
1 4 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (18.75%) IIS
2 3 (18.75%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 3 (18.75%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (18.75%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (6.25%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (43.75%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 10 (62.50%) Firewall
1 10 (62.50%) SAN
1 10 (62.50%) Cisco ASA
1 10 (62.50%) NetScaler
2 7 (43.75%) IPsec
2 7 (43.75%) TCP/IP
2 7 (43.75%) VPN
2 7 (43.75%) SSL
2 7 (43.75%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 7 (43.75%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 7 (43.75%) Network Security
3 3 (18.75%) VoIP
3 3 (18.75%) DHCP
3 3 (18.75%) DNS
3 3 (18.75%) Cisco PIX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (43.75%) Cognos Impromptu
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle Reports
General
1 1 (6.25%) Marketing
1 1 (6.25%) Finance
1 1 (6.25%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 11 (68.75%) Consultant
2 10 (62.50%) Technical Consultant
3 7 (43.75%) Security Consultant
4 4 (25.00%) Senior Security Consultant
4 4 (25.00%) Senior Consultant
4 4 (25.00%) Security Technical Consultant
4 4 (25.00%) Senior Technical Consultant
5 3 (18.75%) Citrix Consultant
5 3 (18.75%) Technical Security Consultant
5 3 (18.75%) 3rd Line Support
5 3 (18.75%) Citrix Technical Consultant
6 2 (12.50%) Network Consultant
6 2 (12.50%) Network Security Consultant
7 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Specialist
7 1 (6.25%) Implementation Engineer
7 1 (6.25%) Sales Consultant
7 1 (6.25%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (18.75%) COM
1 3 (18.75%) Application Packaging
Operating Systems
1 7 (43.75%) Windows
2 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (18.75%) Windows 8
3 3 (18.75%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (50.00%) Project Management
2 7 (43.75%) Project Planning
3 3 (18.75%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (6.25%) Supplier Management
4 1 (6.25%) Telemarketing
4 1 (6.25%) Information Security
4 1 (6.25%) CRM
4 1 (6.25%) Data Protection
4 1 (6.25%) Mobile Device Management
4 1 (6.25%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (6.25%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 7 (43.75%) Shell Script
2 1 (6.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (18.75%) MCSE
1 3 (18.75%) CCA
1 3 (18.75%) Citrix Certification
1 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (18.75%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 3 (18.75%) MCTS
1 3 (18.75%) MCITP
1 3 (18.75%) CCEE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (18.75%) SLA
2 1 (6.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 7 (43.75%) XenApp
1 7 (43.75%) XenDesktop
2 6 (37.50%) Microsoft App-V
3 5 (31.25%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (18.75%) ISA Server
4 3 (18.75%) Active Directory
4 3 (18.75%) vCloud
4 3 (18.75%) vSphere
4 3 (18.75%) Forefront TMG
4 3 (18.75%) IAG
4 3 (18.75%) UAG
5 1 (6.25%) Hyper-V
5 1 (6.25%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 4 (25.00%) SCCM
2 3 (18.75%) WSUS
2 3 (18.75%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 3 (18.75%) Cacti
3 1 (6.25%) SCOM
Vendors
1 10 (62.50%) Cisco
1 10 (62.50%) CheckPoint
2 9 (56.25%) Microsoft
3 7 (43.75%) Websense
3 7 (43.75%) Blue Coat
3 7 (43.75%) Sourcefire
3 7 (43.75%) Fortinet
3 7 (43.75%) Juniper
3 7 (43.75%) McAfee
3 7 (43.75%) F5
3 7 (43.75%) IronPort
3 7 (43.75%) TippingPoint
4 5 (31.25%) VMware
5 3 (18.75%) Symantec
5 3 (18.75%) NetApp
5 3 (18.75%) HP
5 3 (18.75%) EMC
5 3 (18.75%) AppSense
5 3 (18.75%) SolarWinds
6 1 (6.25%) Sun