The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of Citrix products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Solihull region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Citrix over the 3 months to 18 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 Solihull region.

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

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix
Rank 40 24 32
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +8
Permanent jobs citing Citrix 10 27 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 3.48% 10.89% 3.23%
As % of the Vendors category 6.90% 16.46% 5.56%
Number of salaries quoted 2 15 1
Average salary £28,500 £45,000 £26,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-36.66% +73.07%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,692 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.12% +0.51%
Vendors Category
Solihull
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
145 164 90
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 50.52% 66.13% 58.06%
Number of salaries quoted 65 89 59
Average salary £35,000 £38,000 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.89% +7.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £24,750 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £62,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Citrix
West Midlands

Citrix
Jobs Demand Trend in Solihull

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

Citrix Jobs Demand Trend in Solihull

Citrix
Salary Trend in Solihull

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

Citrix Salary Trend in Solihull

Citrix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Solihull

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Solihull 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 16 (72.73%) Windows
2 15 (68.18%) Microsoft
2 15 (68.18%) VMware
2 15 (68.18%) Security Cleared
2 15 (68.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (63.64%) Retail
3 14 (63.64%) Fujitsu
3 14 (63.64%) Telecoms
3 14 (63.64%) Finance
4 12 (54.55%) XenApp
5 11 (50.00%) SCCM
5 11 (50.00%) SCOM
5 11 (50.00%) Microsoft App-V
5 11 (50.00%) AppSense
6 6 (27.27%) MS Exchange
6 6 (27.27%) Dell
6 6 (27.27%) XenDesktop
6 6 (27.27%) Windows 7
6 6 (27.27%) Hyper-V
7 5 (22.73%) CCEE
7 5 (22.73%) CCIA
7 5 (22.73%) CCA
7 5 (22.73%) Citrix Certification
7 5 (22.73%) DNS
7 5 (22.73%) PKI
7 5 (22.73%) Firewall
8 4 (18.18%) Cisco
8 4 (18.18%) ITIL
8 4 (18.18%) Active Directory
8 4 (18.18%) HP

Citrix
Top Related IT Skills in Solihull by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Solihull 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 6 (27.27%) MS Exchange
2 3 (13.64%) SharePoint 2010
2 3 (13.64%) Lync
2 3 (13.64%) SharePoint
3 1 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2000
3 1 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 3 (13.64%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (22.73%) DNS
1 5 (22.73%) Firewall
2 3 (13.64%) NAS
2 3 (13.64%) SAN
2 3 (13.64%) Wireless
3 1 (4.55%) Cisco PIX
3 1 (4.55%) Unified Communications
3 1 (4.55%) ADSL
3 1 (4.55%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.64%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (13.64%) MSI
General
1 14 (63.64%) Retail
1 14 (63.64%) Telecoms
1 14 (63.64%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (63.64%) Architect
2 8 (36.36%) Infrastructure Architect
3 5 (22.73%) Senior Architect
3 5 (22.73%) Citrix Architect
3 5 (22.73%) Senior Infrastructure Architect
4 4 (18.18%) Consultant
5 3 (13.64%) Technical Infrastructure Consultant
5 3 (13.64%) Technical Consultant
5 3 (13.64%) Infrastructure Consultant
6 2 (9.09%) Technical Support Engineer
6 2 (9.09%) Technical Engineer
6 2 (9.09%) Technical Support
6 2 (9.09%) Support Engineer
6 2 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support
6 2 (9.09%) 3rd Line Technical Support
6 2 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 1 (4.55%) Wintel Architect
7 1 (4.55%) Account Manager
7 1 (4.55%) Citrix Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (13.64%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 5 (22.73%) PKI
2 3 (13.64%) Clustering
3 2 (9.09%) Enterprise Storage
3 2 (9.09%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 16 (72.73%) Windows
2 6 (27.27%) Windows 7
3 4 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (4.55%) Windows XP
4 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (18.18%) ITIL
2 3 (13.64%) Change Control
2 3 (13.64%) Project Management
2 3 (13.64%) Risk Management
2 3 (13.64%) TOGAF
3 2 (9.09%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (4.55%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (4.55%) Business Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.55%) PowerShell
1 1 (4.55%) VBScript
1 1 (4.55%) VB
Qualifications
1 15 (68.18%) Security Cleared
2 5 (22.73%) CCEE
2 5 (22.73%) CCIA
2 5 (22.73%) CCA
2 5 (22.73%) Citrix Certification
3 3 (13.64%) DV Cleared
3 3 (13.64%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (9.09%) SC Cleared
5 1 (4.55%) VTSP
5 1 (4.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (4.55%) CCSP
5 1 (4.55%) MCP
5 1 (4.55%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.64%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (68.18%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (54.55%) XenApp
3 11 (50.00%) Microsoft App-V
4 6 (27.27%) XenDesktop
4 6 (27.27%) Hyper-V
5 4 (18.18%) Active Directory
6 1 (4.55%) VMware ESX
6 1 (4.55%) Terminal Services
6 1 (4.55%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 11 (50.00%) SCCM
1 11 (50.00%) SCOM
2 3 (13.64%) CA Spectrum
Vendors
1 15 (68.18%) Microsoft
1 15 (68.18%) VMware
2 14 (63.64%) Fujitsu
3 11 (50.00%) AppSense
4 6 (27.27%) Dell
5 4 (18.18%) Cisco
5 4 (18.18%) HP
6 3 (13.64%) Juniper
6 3 (13.64%) CA
6 3 (13.64%) NetApp
7 1 (4.55%) Blue Coat
7 1 (4.55%) Fortinet
7 1 (4.55%) CheckPoint
7 1 (4.55%) EMC