The table below looks at the statistics for the Citrix Specialist role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Citrix Specialist in their job title over the 3 months to 26 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix Specialist
Rank 852 848 873
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +25
Permanent jobs requiring a Citrix Specialist 34 54 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.030% 0.049% 0.021%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.032% 0.051% 0.022%
Number of salaries quoted 28 41 19
Average salary £42,500 £62,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-32.00% +38.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,500 £50,000 £39,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,450 £70,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £43,750 £50,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -4.76%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
106230 104914 110587
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.62% 94.72% 95.33%
Number of salaries quoted 88114 86181 94870
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,400 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Citrix Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Citrix Specialist in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Citrix Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Citrix Specialist
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Citrix Specialist within the UK.

Citrix Specialist Salary Trend in the UK

Citrix Specialist
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Citrix Specialist over the 3 months to 26 November 2014 within the UK.

Citrix Specialist Salary Histogram in the UK

Citrix Specialist
Top 13 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Citrix Specialist within the UK over the 3 months to 26 November 2014. 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
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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
England -23 30 £42,500 -32.00%
East of England -25 13 £36,500 -
London -13 12 £42,500 -39.28%
City of London +28 9 £42,500 -34.61%
Hertfordshire - 8 £36,500 -
Cambridgeshire - 5 £45,000 -
North West -8 4 £47,000 -
Cheshire +2 3 £46,000 -
Edinburgh - 3 - -
Scotland - 3 - -
Runcorn +2 1 - -
Huntingdon - 1 £37,500 -
Manchester - 1 £48,500 -

Citrix Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited Citrix Specialist in their job title 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 with Citrix Specialist in their job title.

1 93 (100.00%) Citrix
2 63 (67.74%) XenApp
3 58 (62.37%) XenDesktop
4 47 (50.54%) Active Directory
5 42 (45.16%) Citrix Certification
6 41 (44.09%) Windows
7 40 (43.01%) Microsoft
7 40 (43.01%) VMware
8 38 (40.86%) CCA
9 35 (37.63%) AppSense
9 35 (37.63%) NetScaler
10 28 (30.11%) Finance
11 26 (27.96%) Microsoft App-V
11 26 (27.96%) Windows Server 2008
12 25 (26.88%) Microsoft Certification
13 24 (25.81%) Windows Server 2003
13 24 (25.81%) MCSE
13 24 (25.81%) VMware Infrastructure
14 21 (22.58%) Cisco
15 20 (21.51%) XenServer
15 20 (21.51%) SCCM
15 20 (21.51%) vSphere
16 19 (20.43%) HP
17 18 (19.35%) Windows Server 2012
18 16 (17.20%) SAN
18 16 (17.20%) NetApp
19 14 (15.05%) MS Excel
20 13 (13.98%) Analytical Skills
20 13 (13.98%) CCEE
21 12 (12.90%) VMware ESXi

Citrix Specialist
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited Citrix Specialist in their job title 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 with Citrix Specialist in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 9 (9.68%) MS Exchange
2 8 (8.60%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (7.53%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 14 (15.05%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 35 (37.63%) NetScaler
2 16 (17.20%) SAN
3 12 (12.90%) DNS
4 11 (11.83%) Firewall
5 8 (8.60%) Fibre Channel
6 7 (7.53%) Wireless
6 7 (7.53%) iSCSI
6 7 (7.53%) NAS
7 6 (6.45%) FCoE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.23%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.08%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (4.30%) MSI
1 4 (4.30%) InstallShield
1 4 (4.30%) AdminStudio
General
1 28 (30.11%) Finance
2 6 (6.45%) Advertising
3 2 (2.15%) Publishing
3 2 (2.15%) Banking
4 1 (1.08%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.38%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 13 (13.98%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (8.60%) Thin Client
2 8 (8.60%) Fat Client
2 8 (8.60%) FMCG
3 1 (1.08%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.08%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 41 (44.09%) Windows
2 26 (27.96%) Windows Server 2008
3 24 (25.81%) Windows Server 2003
4 18 (19.35%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (9.68%) Linux
6 8 (8.60%) SUSE
7 2 (2.15%) Windows 7
7 2 (2.15%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (8.60%) Load Balancing
2 5 (5.38%) Migration
3 4 (4.30%) Mentoring
3 4 (4.30%) Service Delivery
4 3 (3.23%) Change Management
4 3 (3.23%) Performance Management
4 3 (3.23%) Root Cause Analysis
4 3 (3.23%) Incident Management
5 2 (2.15%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (2.15%) ITIL
6 1 (1.08%) BCP
6 1 (1.08%) Problem Management
6 1 (1.08%) Compatibility Testing
6 1 (1.08%) Time Management
6 1 (1.08%) Software Deployment
6 1 (1.08%) Mobile Device Management
6 1 (1.08%) Business Continuity Management
6 1 (1.08%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (1.08%) Software Licensing
6 1 (1.08%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 7 (7.53%) PowerShell
2 5 (5.38%) VBScript
2 5 (5.38%) VB
3 4 (4.30%) SQL
Qualifications
1 42 (45.16%) Citrix Certification
2 38 (40.86%) CCA
3 25 (26.88%) Microsoft Certification
4 24 (25.81%) MCSE
5 13 (13.98%) CCEE
6 8 (8.60%) Linux+ Certification
7 4 (4.30%) CCAA
7 4 (4.30%) CCIA
8 2 (2.15%) MCSA
8 2 (2.15%) CCEA
9 1 (1.08%) MCITP
9 1 (1.08%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.15%) SLA
2 1 (1.08%) QA
System Software
1 63 (67.74%) XenApp
2 58 (62.37%) XenDesktop
3 47 (50.54%) Active Directory
4 26 (27.96%) Microsoft App-V
5 24 (25.81%) VMware Infrastructure
6 20 (21.51%) XenServer
6 20 (21.51%) vSphere
7 12 (12.90%) VMware ESXi
8 8 (8.60%) IAG
8 8 (8.60%) UAG
9 7 (7.53%) DFS Replication
9 7 (7.53%) VMware ESX
10 4 (4.30%) Hyper-V
11 1 (1.08%) Xen
11 1 (1.08%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 1 (1.08%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 20 (21.51%) SCCM
2 4 (4.30%) SCOM
2 4 (4.30%) AppDNA
3 2 (2.15%) WSUS
4 1 (1.08%) Backup Exec
4 1 (1.08%) SCVMM
4 1 (1.08%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 93 (100.00%) Citrix
2 40 (43.01%) VMware
2 40 (43.01%) Microsoft
3 35 (37.63%) AppSense
4 21 (22.58%) Cisco
5 19 (20.43%) HP
6 16 (17.20%) NetApp
7 8 (8.60%) Red Hat
8 2 (2.15%) EMC
9 1 (1.08%) Websense
9 1 (1.08%) Wyse
9 1 (1.08%) SolarWinds
9 1 (1.08%) Leostream
9 1 (1.08%) 3PAR