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 3 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Citrix NetScaler Application Delivery Controller
Rank 242 236 229
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -7
Permanent jobs citing NetScaler 18 23 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.27% 0.31% 0.17%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.80% 2.11% 1.19%
Number of salaries quoted 18 23 10
Average salary £38,750 £33,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.67% -25.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £36,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-14.44% -
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
1002 1092 1010
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 14.95% 14.63% 14.69%
Number of salaries quoted 801 909 857
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 £22,250 £22,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £62,500 £52,500
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 3 September 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 3 September 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 +4 17 £38,750 +15.67% 2
Cheshire - 1 £45,000 -
NetScaler
England

NetScaler
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 23 (92.00%) Citrix
2 22 (88.00%) VMware
3 21 (84.00%) XenDesktop
4 17 (68.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 14 (56.00%) XenApp
6 13 (52.00%) Microsoft
7 11 (44.00%) Citrix Certification
8 10 (40.00%) NetApp
8 10 (40.00%) Microsoft App-V
8 10 (40.00%) AppSense
8 10 (40.00%) Cisco
9 8 (32.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 8 (32.00%) Windows
10 7 (28.00%) CCA
10 7 (28.00%) vSphere
10 7 (28.00%) XenMobile
11 5 (20.00%) Hyper-V
11 5 (20.00%) Active Directory
12 4 (16.00%) MS Excel
12 4 (16.00%) XenServer
12 4 (16.00%) NCDA
13 3 (12.00%) NCIE
13 3 (12.00%) Unified Communications
13 3 (12.00%) Exchange Server 2010
13 3 (12.00%) Cisco UCCX
13 3 (12.00%) Cisco CUCM
13 3 (12.00%) Cisco Nexus
13 3 (12.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
13 3 (12.00%) MS Exchange
13 3 (12.00%) VPN

NetScaler
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 3 (12.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (12.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (8.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (8.00%) IIS
3 1 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 4 (16.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (12.00%) Firewall
1 3 (12.00%) IP Telephony
1 3 (12.00%) Cisco IPT
1 3 (12.00%) Unified Communications
1 3 (12.00%) Cisco Nexus
1 3 (12.00%) VPN
2 1 (4.00%) SAN
Job Titles
1 10 (40.00%) Citrix Engineer
2 7 (28.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (8.00%) 3rd Line Support
3 2 (8.00%) Consultant
3 2 (8.00%) Systems Engineer
3 2 (8.00%) Implementation Engineer
3 2 (8.00%) NetApp Engineer
4 1 (4.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (4.00%) Citrix Specialist
4 1 (4.00%) Technical Support
4 1 (4.00%) Senior Systems Engineer
4 1 (4.00%) Support Engineer
4 1 (4.00%) Technical Consultant
4 1 (4.00%) Field Engineer
4 1 (4.00%) Project Engineer
4 1 (4.00%) Citrix Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (12.00%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.00%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 8 (32.00%) Windows
2 3 (12.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (8.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (4.00%) Linux
4 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (4.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (12.00%) Load Balancing
1 3 (12.00%) Project Management
2 1 (4.00%) Migration
2 1 (4.00%) ITIL
2 1 (4.00%) Change Control
2 1 (4.00%) Business Transformation
2 1 (4.00%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 3 (12.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (44.00%) Citrix Certification
2 8 (32.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 7 (28.00%) CCA
4 4 (16.00%) NCDA
5 3 (12.00%) NCIE
6 2 (8.00%) CCEE
6 2 (8.00%) CCAA
6 2 (8.00%) VCP5
6 2 (8.00%) MCITP
6 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 21 (84.00%) XenDesktop
2 17 (68.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (56.00%) XenApp
4 10 (40.00%) Microsoft App-V
5 7 (28.00%) vSphere
6 5 (20.00%) Active Directory
6 5 (20.00%) Hyper-V
7 4 (16.00%) XenServer
8 2 (8.00%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 7 (28.00%) XenMobile
2 3 (12.00%) Cisco UCCX
2 3 (12.00%) Cisco CUCM
2 3 (12.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 1 (4.00%) SnapMirror
3 1 (4.00%) SnapVault
Vendors
1 23 (92.00%) Citrix
2 22 (88.00%) VMware
3 13 (52.00%) Microsoft
4 10 (40.00%) Cisco
4 10 (40.00%) NetApp
4 10 (40.00%) AppSense
5 3 (12.00%) Symantec
6 1 (4.00%) SolarWinds