The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Citrix products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Citrix over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix
Rank 49 52 55
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +3
Permanent jobs citing Citrix 109 91 83
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 4.33% 3.97% 4.19%
As % of the Vendors category 8.37% 7.63% 8.94%
Number of salaries quoted 83 77 77
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £38,400 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,400 £60,000 £61,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.59% +2.66%
Citrix
Berkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in permanent jobs advertised in the Reading region.

Vendors Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1303 1193 928
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 51.81% 52.05% 46.82%
Number of salaries quoted 899 906 758
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%

Citrix
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

Citrix Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Citrix
Salary Trend in Reading

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

Citrix Salary Trend in Reading

Citrix
Salary Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Citrix across the Reading region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

Citrix Salary Histogram in Reading

Citrix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Reading 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.

1 127 (67.55%) VMware
2 114 (60.64%) Microsoft
3 106 (56.38%) Windows
4 103 (54.79%) VMware Infrastructure
5 95 (50.53%) Active Directory
6 65 (34.57%) Hyper-V
7 60 (31.91%) XenApp
7 60 (31.91%) XenDesktop
8 57 (30.32%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 57 (30.32%) Cisco
9 55 (29.26%) Citrix Certification
10 53 (28.19%) MS Exchange
11 49 (26.06%) NetScaler
12 43 (22.87%) vSphere
12 43 (22.87%) CCA
13 42 (22.34%) MS Excel
14 41 (21.81%) Microsoft App-V
15 40 (21.28%) NetApp
16 39 (20.74%) Windows Server 2008
16 39 (20.74%) Exchange Server 2007
17 38 (20.21%) Windows Server 2003
17 38 (20.21%) EMC
18 37 (19.68%) Microsoft Certification
18 37 (19.68%) Exchange Server 2010
19 36 (19.15%) SQL Server
19 36 (19.15%) Exchange Server 2003
20 35 (18.62%) CCEE
21 34 (18.09%) MCSE
22 33 (17.55%) Linux
23 32 (17.02%) VMware ESX

Citrix
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Reading 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 53 (28.19%) MS Exchange
2 39 (20.74%) Exchange Server 2007
3 37 (19.68%) Exchange Server 2010
4 36 (19.15%) Exchange Server 2003
5 23 (12.23%) Exchange Server 2013
6 20 (10.64%) Exchange Server 2000
6 20 (10.64%) IIS
7 14 (7.45%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 13 (6.91%) SharePoint
9 8 (4.26%) SharePoint Server
10 6 (3.19%) Apache
11 4 (2.13%) SharePoint 2010
12 3 (1.60%) Lync
13 2 (1.06%) WebLogic
13 2 (1.06%) WebSphere
Applications
1 42 (22.34%) MS Excel
2 16 (8.51%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.06%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.19%) Office 365
2 4 (2.13%) IaaS
2 4 (2.13%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (2.13%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.06%) SaaS
4 1 (0.53%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 49 (26.06%) NetScaler
2 28 (14.89%) Cisco Nexus
3 20 (10.64%) WAAS
4 18 (9.57%) Firewall
5 16 (8.51%) DNS
6 11 (5.85%) SAN
7 9 (4.79%) Cisco IOS
7 9 (4.79%) DHCP
8 7 (3.72%) SSL
9 5 (2.66%) TCP/IP
10 4 (2.13%) IPv4
10 4 (2.13%) IPv6
10 4 (2.13%) VLAN
11 3 (1.60%) Internet
11 3 (1.60%) Network Security
11 3 (1.60%) PBX
12 2 (1.06%) WAN
12 2 (1.06%) VPN
13 1 (0.53%) Unified Communications
13 1 (0.53%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (19.15%) SQL Server
2 14 (7.45%) SQL Server 2008
3 11 (5.85%) SQL Server 2005
4 5 (2.66%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (1.60%) Oracle Database
5 3 (1.60%) MySQL
6 2 (1.06%) EDRMS
6 2 (1.06%) IDOL
7 1 (0.53%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 7 (3.72%) TestDirector
2 6 (3.19%) QuickTest Pro
2 6 (3.19%) WinRunner
3 1 (0.53%) Selenium
3 1 (0.53%) SoapUI
General
1 27 (14.36%) Finance
2 5 (2.66%) Telecoms
3 3 (1.60%) Banking
4 2 (1.06%) Electronics
4 2 (1.06%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.06%) Marketing
5 1 (0.53%) Military
5 1 (0.53%) Legal
5 1 (0.53%) Retail
5 1 (0.53%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.53%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 70 (37.23%) Consultant
2 37 (19.68%) Architect
3 18 (9.57%) Citrix Consultant
4 16 (8.51%) Analyst
4 16 (8.51%) Solutions Architect
5 15 (7.98%) Pre Sales Consultant
5 15 (7.98%) Citrix Engineer
6 14 (7.45%) Citrix Specialist
6 14 (7.45%) Technical Consultant
6 14 (7.45%) Virtualisation Architect
6 14 (7.45%) FlexPod Consultant
7 12 (6.38%) Wintel Consultant
7 12 (6.38%) Support Engineer
8 11 (5.85%) Technical Support
8 11 (5.85%) Storage Solutions Architect
8 11 (5.85%) Storage Architect
9 9 (4.79%) Technology Consultant
10 8 (4.26%) Citrix Technical Consultant
10 8 (4.26%) Citrix Support
10 8 (4.26%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (2.66%) Application Packaging
2 2 (1.06%) .NET
2 2 (1.06%) SOAP
3 1 (0.53%) Middleware
3 1 (0.53%) J2EE
3 1 (0.53%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 29 (15.43%) Clustering
2 20 (10.64%) FlexPod
3 16 (8.51%) Fat Client
3 16 (8.51%) Thin Client
4 15 (7.98%) Blackberry
5 11 (5.85%) CLARiiON
5 11 (5.85%) Celerra
6 10 (5.32%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (1.60%) PKI
7 3 (1.60%) iPhone
8 2 (1.06%) Firmware
8 2 (1.06%) Cryptography
8 2 (1.06%) DTV
9 1 (0.53%) Mainframe
9 1 (0.53%) EqualLogic
9 1 (0.53%) Statistics
9 1 (0.53%) Human Factors
Operating Systems
1 106 (56.38%) Windows
2 39 (20.74%) Windows Server 2008
3 38 (20.21%) Windows Server 2003
4 33 (17.55%) Linux
5 16 (8.51%) UNIX
6 15 (7.98%) Windows 7
7 14 (7.45%) Windows Server 2012
8 10 (5.32%) SUSE
9 9 (4.79%) Windows XP
10 8 (4.26%) Windows 2000 Server
11 7 (3.72%) Solaris
12 5 (2.66%) Windows 8
13 3 (1.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 3 (1.60%) HPUX
14 2 (1.06%) AIX
14 2 (1.06%) Mac OS X
14 2 (1.06%) Windows 2000
14 2 (1.06%) Apple iOS
14 2 (1.06%) Oracle Linux
15 1 (0.53%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (12.23%) Disaster Recovery
2 19 (10.11%) Change Control
3 14 (7.45%) ITIL
4 9 (4.79%) Load Balancing
5 6 (3.19%) Test Automation
5 6 (3.19%) Mentoring
5 6 (3.19%) Migration
6 5 (2.66%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (2.66%) Incident Management
6 5 (2.66%) Operations Management
7 4 (2.13%) Test Scripting
7 4 (2.13%) CRM
7 4 (2.13%) Change Management
8 3 (1.60%) Service Management
8 3 (1.60%) BCP
8 3 (1.60%) Data Management
8 3 (1.60%) Infrastructure Management
9 2 (1.06%) Server Monitoring
9 2 (1.06%) Line Management
9 2 (1.06%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 31 (16.49%) SQL
2 27 (14.36%) PowerShell
3 11 (5.85%) Ruby
3 11 (5.85%) Python
4 6 (3.19%) Perl
5 5 (2.66%) VB
6 4 (2.13%) Bash Shell
7 3 (1.60%) VBScript
8 2 (1.06%) Shell Script
8 2 (1.06%) C#
9 1 (0.53%) C++
9 1 (0.53%) Java
9 1 (0.53%) JavaScript
9 1 (0.53%) C
9 1 (0.53%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.53%) Korn
9 1 (0.53%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 57 (30.32%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 55 (29.26%) Citrix Certification
3 43 (22.87%) CCA
4 37 (19.68%) Microsoft Certification
5 35 (18.62%) CCEE
6 34 (18.09%) MCSE
7 31 (16.49%) VTSP
8 29 (15.43%) NCDA
8 29 (15.43%) NCIE
9 26 (13.83%) Security Cleared
10 23 (12.23%) VCAP
10 23 (12.23%) SC Cleared
11 20 (10.64%) MCP
12 18 (9.57%) MCITP
12 18 (9.57%) CCIA
13 17 (9.04%) MCTS
13 17 (9.04%) CCEA
14 10 (5.32%) Linux+ Certification
15 8 (4.26%) ISEB
15 8 (4.26%) VCDX
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.66%) SLA
2 2 (1.06%) COBIT
System Software
1 103 (54.79%) VMware Infrastructure
2 95 (50.53%) Active Directory
3 65 (34.57%) Hyper-V
4 60 (31.91%) XenApp
4 60 (31.91%) XenDesktop
5 43 (22.87%) vSphere
6 41 (21.81%) Microsoft App-V
7 32 (17.02%) VMware ESX
8 23 (12.23%) vCloud
9 19 (10.11%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 18 (9.57%) XenServer
11 10 (5.32%) IAG
11 10 (5.32%) UAG
12 9 (4.79%) Xen
12 9 (4.79%) Terminal Services
13 8 (4.26%) ProxySG
14 5 (2.66%) Citrix Presentation Server
15 4 (2.13%) ISA Server
16 2 (1.06%) Terminal Server
16 2 (1.06%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 26 (13.83%) SCCM
2 23 (12.23%) XenMobile
3 15 (7.98%) NetBackup
4 8 (4.26%) SCOM
5 7 (3.72%) HP Quality Center
5 7 (3.72%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 6 (3.19%) Legato
6 6 (3.19%) McAfee ePO
6 6 (3.19%) Netcool
7 5 (2.66%) SCOrch
7 5 (2.66%) WSUS
7 5 (2.66%) ARCserve
7 5 (2.66%) Norton AntiVirus
8 3 (1.60%) Backup Exec
8 3 (1.60%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 2 (1.06%) EMC NetWorker
9 2 (1.06%) SCDPM
9 2 (1.06%) SCVMM
9 2 (1.06%) SCSM
10 1 (0.53%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 127 (67.55%) VMware
2 114 (60.64%) Microsoft
3 57 (30.32%) Cisco
4 40 (21.28%) NetApp
5 38 (20.21%) EMC
6 29 (15.43%) AppSense
7 25 (13.30%) HP
8 13 (6.91%) Red Hat
8 13 (6.91%) Symantec
9 12 (6.38%) 3PAR
10 11 (5.85%) Veritas
10 11 (5.85%) CheckPoint
11 9 (4.79%) Juniper
11 9 (4.79%) McAfee
12 8 (4.26%) Blue Coat
12 8 (4.26%) Nokia
13 7 (3.72%) IBM
13 7 (3.72%) Oracle
14 6 (3.19%) Avaya
14 6 (3.19%) CommVault
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