The table below looks at the statistics for NetScaler skills in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited NetScaler over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Citrix NetScaler Application Delivery Controller
Rank 239 230 236
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +6
Permanent jobs citing NetScaler 14 19 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.21% 0.27% 0.069%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.48% 1.81% 0.48%
Number of salaries quoted 14 18 5
Average salary £38,750 £33,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.67% -25.55%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -
NetScaler
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the North West region.

Communications & Networking Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
947 1050 1050
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 14.52% 14.68% 14.48%
Number of salaries quoted 763 888 881
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £21,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £53,400
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

NetScaler
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing NetScaler across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

NetScaler Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

NetScaler
Salary Trend in the North West

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

NetScaler Salary Trend in the North West

NetScaler
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing NetScaler across the North West region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

NetScaler Salary Histogram in the North West

NetScaler
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing NetScaler within the North West region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015. 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
Manchester +1 14 £38,750 +15.67% 2
NetScaler
England

NetScaler
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the North West region citing NetScaler 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 NetScaler.

1 20 (86.96%) VMware
2 18 (78.26%) Citrix
3 16 (69.57%) XenDesktop
4 15 (65.22%) VMware Infrastructure
5 12 (52.17%) NetApp
6 11 (47.83%) XenApp
7 10 (43.48%) Windows
7 10 (43.48%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 9 (39.13%) Microsoft
9 8 (34.78%) Cisco
9 8 (34.78%) Citrix Certification
10 7 (30.43%) Microsoft App-V
10 7 (30.43%) Hyper-V
10 7 (30.43%) vSphere
11 6 (26.09%) NCDA
11 6 (26.09%) AppSense
11 6 (26.09%) CCA
12 5 (21.74%) Active Directory
12 5 (21.74%) NCIE
13 4 (17.39%) Windows Server 2008
13 4 (17.39%) XenServer
13 4 (17.39%) Cisco Nexus
13 4 (17.39%) vCloud
13 4 (17.39%) FlexPod
13 4 (17.39%) XenMobile
14 3 (13.04%) Windows Server 2012
14 3 (13.04%) Linux
14 3 (13.04%) MS Excel
14 3 (13.04%) ITIL
14 3 (13.04%) Microsoft Certification

NetScaler
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the North West region citing NetScaler 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 NetScaler. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (8.70%) MS Exchange
1 2 (8.70%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (8.70%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (4.35%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (13.04%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (17.39%) Cisco Nexus
2 3 (13.04%) SAN
3 2 (8.70%) Firewall
4 1 (4.35%) IP Telephony
4 1 (4.35%) Cisco IPT
4 1 (4.35%) NAS
4 1 (4.35%) Unified Communications
4 1 (4.35%) LAN
4 1 (4.35%) WAN
4 1 (4.35%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.35%) SQL Server
1 1 (4.35%) Oracle Database
Job Titles
1 6 (26.09%) Citrix Engineer
2 4 (17.39%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (13.04%) Support Engineer
3 3 (13.04%) 3rd Line Support
4 2 (8.70%) Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Systems Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Technical Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Senior Systems Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) NetApp Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Operations Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Operations Support Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Technical Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Citrix Specialist
5 1 (4.35%) Citrix Administrator
5 1 (4.35%) Technical Support
5 1 (4.35%) Consultant
5 1 (4.35%) Technical Consultant
5 1 (4.35%) Administrator
5 1 (4.35%) Field Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.35%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (17.39%) FlexPod
2 1 (4.35%) Data Centre
2 1 (4.35%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 10 (43.48%) Windows
2 4 (17.39%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (13.04%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (13.04%) Linux
4 2 (8.70%) UNIX
5 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (4.35%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (13.04%) ITIL
2 2 (8.70%) Project Management
3 1 (4.35%) Change Management
3 1 (4.35%) Migration
3 1 (4.35%) Load Balancing
3 1 (4.35%) Release Management
3 1 (4.35%) Change Control
3 1 (4.35%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (4.35%) Mentoring
3 1 (4.35%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.70%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (43.48%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 8 (34.78%) Citrix Certification
3 6 (26.09%) CCA
3 6 (26.09%) NCDA
4 5 (21.74%) NCIE
5 3 (13.04%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (8.70%) MCITP
6 2 (8.70%) VCAP
6 2 (8.70%) CCEE
6 2 (8.70%) CCAA
6 2 (8.70%) VCP5
7 1 (4.35%) CCNP
7 1 (4.35%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (4.35%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 16 (69.57%) XenDesktop
2 15 (65.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (47.83%) XenApp
4 7 (30.43%) vSphere
4 7 (30.43%) Hyper-V
4 7 (30.43%) Microsoft App-V
5 5 (21.74%) Active Directory
6 4 (17.39%) vCloud
6 4 (17.39%) XenServer
7 1 (4.35%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 4 (17.39%) XenMobile
2 1 (4.35%) SnapMirror
2 1 (4.35%) SnapVault
2 1 (4.35%) Backup Exec
2 1 (4.35%) Cisco UCCX
2 1 (4.35%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (4.35%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 20 (86.96%) VMware
2 18 (78.26%) Citrix
3 12 (52.17%) NetApp
4 9 (39.13%) Microsoft
5 8 (34.78%) Cisco
6 6 (26.09%) AppSense
7 1 (4.35%) Veeam
7 1 (4.35%) SolarWinds
7 1 (4.35%) Oracle
7 1 (4.35%) Symantec