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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Citrix NetScaler Application Delivery Controller
Rank 231 213 269
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +56
Permanent jobs citing NetScaler 17 25 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.24% 0.39% 0.038%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.52% 2.75% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 14 17 1
Average salary £36,250 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-27.50% -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-5.26% -5.00%
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
1118 908 1216
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 16.07% 14.00% 15.52%
Number of salaries quoted 934 789 995
Average salary £37,500 £41,250 £33,941
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% +21.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 30 January 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 30 January 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 -7 14 £35,500 -35.45% 2
Lancashire -2 3 £37,000 -26.00%
NetScaler
England

NetScaler
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 36 (90.00%) Citrix
2 33 (82.50%) XenApp
3 30 (75.00%) VMware
4 29 (72.50%) Microsoft
4 29 (72.50%) VMware Infrastructure
4 29 (72.50%) XenDesktop
5 24 (60.00%) Citrix Certification
6 22 (55.00%) SAN
6 22 (55.00%) NAS
7 20 (50.00%) Hyper-V
8 19 (47.50%) CCA
8 19 (47.50%) Active Directory
9 18 (45.00%) NetApp
10 17 (42.50%) Cisco
10 17 (42.50%) MS Exchange
11 15 (37.50%) MS Excel
11 15 (37.50%) Windows
11 15 (37.50%) vSphere
12 10 (25.00%) XenServer
13 9 (22.50%) DHCP
13 9 (22.50%) DNS
14 8 (20.00%) Firewall
15 7 (17.50%) MCITP
15 7 (17.50%) Lync
15 7 (17.50%) AppSense
15 7 (17.50%) Microsoft Certification
16 6 (15.00%) ITIL
16 6 (15.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 6 (15.00%) Cisco ASA
17 5 (12.50%) Infrastructure Management

NetScaler
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 17 (42.50%) MS Exchange
2 7 (17.50%) Lync
3 2 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 15 (37.50%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 22 (55.00%) SAN
1 22 (55.00%) NAS
2 9 (22.50%) DHCP
2 9 (22.50%) DNS
3 8 (20.00%) Firewall
4 6 (15.00%) Cisco ASA
5 4 (10.00%) Cisco Nexus
6 3 (7.50%) Network Security
6 3 (7.50%) Unified Communications
6 3 (7.50%) DMZ
6 3 (7.50%) Wireless
6 3 (7.50%) OSPF
7 2 (5.00%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (10.00%) Oracle Database
General
1 2 (5.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 17 (42.50%) Citrix Engineer
2 11 (27.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 10 (25.00%) Consultant
4 8 (20.00%) Citrix Support
5 5 (12.50%) Server Engineer
5 5 (12.50%) Technical Consultant
6 4 (10.00%) Support Engineer
7 3 (7.50%) Citrix Consultant
8 2 (5.00%) Desktop Support
8 2 (5.00%) Analyst
8 2 (5.00%) Support Analyst
8 2 (5.00%) Network Engineer
8 2 (5.00%) 3rd Line Support
8 2 (5.00%) Network Support
8 2 (5.00%) Desktop Support Analyst
8 2 (5.00%) Technical Analyst
8 2 (5.00%) Network Support Engineer
8 2 (5.00%) Desktop Analyst
8 2 (5.00%) Virtualisation Engineer
8 2 (5.00%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.00%) Blackberry
1 2 (5.00%) SecurID
Operating Systems
1 15 (37.50%) Windows
2 4 (10.00%) UNIX
2 4 (10.00%) Solaris
2 4 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (5.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (5.00%) Windows XP
3 2 (5.00%) Windows 8
3 2 (5.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (5.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (5.00%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (15.00%) ITIL
2 5 (12.50%) Infrastructure Management
3 4 (10.00%) Change Management
4 3 (7.50%) Network Design
4 3 (7.50%) People Management
5 2 (5.00%) Service Delivery
5 2 (5.00%) PRINCE
5 2 (5.00%) PRINCE2
6 1 (2.50%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 4 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 24 (60.00%) Citrix Certification
2 19 (47.50%) CCA
3 7 (17.50%) MCITP
3 7 (17.50%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (15.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 5 (12.50%) MCSE
5 5 (12.50%) MCSA
6 3 (7.50%) CCNP
6 3 (7.50%) CCNA
6 3 (7.50%) CCDP
6 3 (7.50%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (5.00%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (5.00%) CCAA
8 1 (2.50%) NCIE
System Software
1 33 (82.50%) XenApp
2 29 (72.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 29 (72.50%) XenDesktop
3 20 (50.00%) Hyper-V
4 19 (47.50%) Active Directory
5 15 (37.50%) vSphere
6 10 (25.00%) XenServer
7 3 (7.50%) VMware ESX
8 2 (5.00%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 5 (12.50%) XenMobile
2 2 (5.00%) MAILsweeper
Vendors
1 36 (90.00%) Citrix
2 30 (75.00%) VMware
3 29 (72.50%) Microsoft
4 18 (45.00%) NetApp
5 17 (42.50%) Cisco
6 7 (17.50%) AppSense
7 5 (12.50%) HP
8 4 (10.00%) Oracle
9 3 (7.50%) CheckPoint
9 3 (7.50%) Blue Coat
9 3 (7.50%) Juniper
10 2 (5.00%) MobileIron