The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of Citrix products and/or services in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Citrix over the 3 months to 28 July 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 currently tracked.

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

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix
Rank 83 78 70
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -8
Permanent jobs citing Citrix 3730 3533 4154
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 3.19% 3.25% 3.52%
As % of the Vendors category 6.74% 6.75% 7.29%
Number of salaries quoted 3179 3068 3539
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £58,500 £61,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £38,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
-3.94% -1.29%
Vendors Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
55331 52310 57014
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 47.26% 48.10% 48.31%
Number of salaries quoted 44421 42789 48071
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Citrix
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Citrix Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Citrix
Salary Trend

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

Citrix Salary Trend in the UK

Citrix
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Citrix over the 3 months to 28 July 2014 within the UK.

Citrix Salary Histogram in the UK

Citrix
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Citrix within the UK over the 3 months to 28 July 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
(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
England -7 3563 £40,000 - 466
London +8 1353 £45,000 - 147
South East -7 836 £37,500 -6.25% 93
City of London +23 483 £47,500 - 56
East of England -4 354 £36,125 -3.66% 31
Yorkshire +9 300 £40,000 +5.26% 51
North West +33 269 £32,500 -7.14% 44
West Midlands -1 256 £37,500 +7.14% 39
Surrey 0 236 £39,500 +6.75% 21
West Yorkshire +1 205 £39,500 +3.94% 31
Berkshire +8 204 £47,500 - 32
South West -16 169 £32,000 -14.66% 42
Leeds +13 168 £40,000 +14.28% 24
Hampshire -16 166 £32,500 -18.75% 11
Manchester +37 159 £32,500 -16.12% 26
Hertfordshire +5 105 £40,000 +8.10% 11
Essex -10 96 £46,500 +3.33%
East Midlands -45 90 £40,000 +2.56% 12
Cambridgeshire -2 85 £35,000 - 16
Birmingham -11 82 £42,250 +5.62% 17
Reading -27 79 £50,000 +5.26% 15
Scotland -6 74 £37,750 -5.62% 15
South Yorkshire +27 73 £40,000 -5.88% 10
Sheffield +32 71 £40,000 -11.11% 9
Buckinghamshire -21 70 £47,500 +26.66% 3
Cheshire -1 68 £33,852 +23.09% 7
Oxfordshire +5 64 £33,000 -22.35% 12
Southampton +5 64 £31,349 -21.62% 3
Bedfordshire +1 57 £32,750 -7.74% 4
Colchester +21 50 £46,500 -28.46%

Citrix
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT jobs within the UK 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 5657 (73.93%) Windows
2 4604 (60.17%) VMware
3 4050 (52.93%) Microsoft
4 3827 (50.01%) Active Directory
5 2901 (37.91%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2533 (33.10%) Windows Server 2008
7 2419 (31.61%) MS Exchange
8 2255 (29.47%) XenApp
9 1986 (25.95%) MS Excel
10 1950 (25.48%) Cisco
11 1858 (24.28%) ITIL
12 1765 (23.07%) Windows Server 2003
13 1642 (21.46%) SAN
14 1571 (20.53%) Microsoft Certification
15 1397 (18.26%) SQL
16 1360 (17.77%) DNS
17 1351 (17.66%) Finance
18 1339 (17.50%) Firewall
19 1279 (16.71%) Exchange Server 2010
20 1272 (16.62%) SQL Server
21 1245 (16.27%) XenDesktop
22 1215 (15.88%) Windows 7
23 1177 (15.38%) MS Office
24 1159 (15.15%) Hyper-V
25 1157 (15.12%) HP
26 1143 (14.94%) MCSE
26 1143 (14.94%) Windows Server 2012
27 1052 (13.75%) DHCP
28 988 (12.91%) LAN
29 957 (12.51%) WAN

Citrix
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT jobs within the UK 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 2419 (31.61%) MS Exchange
2 1279 (16.71%) Exchange Server 2010
3 697 (9.11%) SharePoint
4 682 (8.91%) Exchange Server 2007
5 583 (7.62%) IIS
6 506 (6.61%) Exchange Server 2003
7 491 (6.42%) Exchange Server 2013
8 458 (5.99%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 380 (4.97%) Lync
10 220 (2.88%) Apache
11 145 (1.89%) SharePoint 2010
12 96 (1.25%) Tomcat
13 89 (1.16%) IBM Notes
14 86 (1.12%) WebLogic
15 82 (1.07%) SharePoint Server
16 80 (1.05%) SharePoint 2013
17 71 (0.93%) Lotus Domino
18 69 (0.90%) Exchange Server 2000
19 52 (0.68%) nginx
19 52 (0.68%) WorkSite
Applications
1 1986 (25.95%) MS Excel
2 1177 (15.38%) MS Office
3 81 (1.06%) MS PowerPoint
4 45 (0.59%) MS Visio
5 21 (0.27%) MS Project
6 10 (0.13%) SPSS
7 9 (0.12%) FastStats
8 7 (0.091%) AutoCAD
9 3 (0.039%) Photoshop
10 2 (0.026%) SketchUp
10 2 (0.026%) Revit
10 2 (0.026%) Spreadsheet
11 1 (0.013%) Fireworks
11 1 (0.013%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 76 (0.99%) Dynamics CRM
2 40 (0.52%) assyst
3 34 (0.44%) Remedy ITSM
4 21 (0.27%) Dynamics AX
5 19 (0.25%) SAP Business One
6 17 (0.22%) Maximo
7 14 (0.18%) Oracle EBS
8 13 (0.17%) Cognos TM1
9 12 (0.16%) Dynamics NAV
10 11 (0.14%) Oracle CRM
10 11 (0.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 11 (0.14%) Cognos Business Intelligence
11 9 (0.12%) Summit
11 9 (0.12%) SunGard AvantGard
11 9 (0.12%) Magento
11 9 (0.12%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
11 9 (0.12%) Oracle Receivables
12 8 (0.10%) Eikon
13 7 (0.091%) Markit EDM
14 6 (0.078%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 211 (2.76%) Office 365
2 102 (1.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 85 (1.11%) SaaS
4 81 (1.06%) Cloud Computing
5 56 (0.73%) Amazon AWS
6 54 (0.71%) IaaS
7 33 (0.43%) PaaS
8 23 (0.30%) Google Apps
9 5 (0.065%) Joyent
10 2 (0.026%) Amazon EC2
11 1 (0.013%) Amazon S3
11 1 (0.013%) Rackspace Cloud
11 1 (0.013%) Route 53
11 1 (0.013%) Amazon ELB
11 1 (0.013%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 1642 (21.46%) SAN
2 1360 (17.77%) DNS
3 1339 (17.50%) Firewall
4 1052 (13.75%) DHCP
5 988 (12.91%) LAN
6 957 (12.51%) WAN
7 819 (10.70%) TCP/IP
8 627 (8.19%) VPN
9 529 (6.91%) NetScaler
10 349 (4.56%) Internet
11 333 (4.35%) Wireless
12 319 (4.17%) NAS
13 287 (3.75%) VoIP
14 236 (3.08%) Cisco ASA
15 227 (2.97%) VLAN
16 177 (2.31%) Network Security
17 158 (2.06%) Cisco IOS
18 150 (1.96%) IP Telephony
19 147 (1.92%) iSCSI
20 130 (1.70%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1272 (16.62%) SQL Server
2 331 (4.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 207 (2.71%) MySQL
4 199 (2.60%) SQL Server 2005
5 92 (1.20%) SQL Server 2012
6 73 (0.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 66 (0.86%) Oracle Database
8 57 (0.74%) Relational Database
9 52 (0.68%) Data Warehouse
10 51 (0.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 45 (0.59%) DB2
12 37 (0.48%) SQL Server 2000
13 26 (0.34%) Oracle Reports
14 24 (0.31%) Cognos Impromptu
15 23 (0.30%) IDOL
16 22 (0.29%) EDRMS
17 21 (0.27%) RDBMS
18 17 (0.22%) Crystal Reports
19 13 (0.17%) MS Access
20 12 (0.16%) Cognos Framework Manager
Development Applications
1 131 (1.71%) MSI
2 50 (0.65%) AdminStudio
3 32 (0.42%) InstallShield
4 21 (0.27%) QuickTest Pro
5 15 (0.20%) JIRA
6 13 (0.17%) Octopus Deploy
7 12 (0.16%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 11 (0.14%) Toad
9 10 (0.13%) Team Foundation Server
10 9 (0.12%) LoadRunner
10 9 (0.12%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 8 (0.10%) Jenkins
12 7 (0.091%) JMeter
12 7 (0.091%) Subversion
13 6 (0.078%) Visual Studio
14 5 (0.065%) WinRunner
14 5 (0.065%) SilkPerformer
14 5 (0.065%) Selenium
14 5 (0.065%) Hudson
15 4 (0.052%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 1351 (17.66%) Finance
2 297 (3.88%) Law
3 268 (3.50%) Legal
4 223 (2.91%) Banking
5 214 (2.80%) Telecoms
6 159 (2.08%) Retail
7 71 (0.93%) Investment Banking
7 71 (0.93%) Back Office
8 69 (0.90%) Marketing
9 67 (0.88%) Financial Institution
10 57 (0.74%) Manufacturing
11 46 (0.60%) Advertising
12 43 (0.56%) Pharmaceutical
13 36 (0.47%) Front Office
14 31 (0.41%) Local Government
15 25 (0.33%) Military
15 25 (0.33%) German Language
16 24 (0.31%) Publishing
17 22 (0.29%) French Language
18 18 (0.24%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 1592 (20.81%) Analyst
2 954 (12.47%) Support Engineer
3 816 (10.66%) Support Analyst
4 650 (8.49%) Consultant
5 608 (7.95%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 556 (7.27%) 3rd Line Support
7 483 (6.31%) Architect
8 426 (5.57%) 2nd Line Support
9 349 (4.56%) Administrator
10 335 (4.38%) Service Analyst
11 328 (4.29%) Systems Engineer
12 327 (4.27%) IT Support
13 318 (4.16%) Service Desk Analyst
14 273 (3.57%) Network Engineer
15 272 (3.55%) Technical Support
16 261 (3.41%) Citrix Engineer
17 253 (3.31%) Desktop Support
18 223 (2.91%) Server Support
19 221 (2.89%) Technical Consultant
20 216 (2.82%) Infrastructure Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 187 (2.44%) .NET
2 155 (2.03%) Application Packaging
3 85 (1.11%) Web Services
4 69 (0.90%) XML
5 61 (0.80%) ASP.NET
6 52 (0.68%) HTML
7 48 (0.63%) LAMP
8 40 (0.52%) Middleware
9 39 (0.51%) J2EE
10 34 (0.44%) COM
11 26 (0.34%) jQuery
12 21 (0.27%) Software Packaging
13 20 (0.26%) SOAP
14 16 (0.21%) .NET Framework
14 16 (0.21%) ActiveMQ
15 13 (0.17%) CSS
16 12 (0.16%) Flash
16 12 (0.16%) WebSphere MQ
17 10 (0.13%) Ajax
18 9 (0.12%) WSH
Miscellaneous
1 645 (8.43%) Blackberry
2 490 (6.40%) Clustering
3 269 (3.52%) Thin Client
3 269 (3.52%) Fat Client
4 192 (2.51%) Management Information System
5 155 (2.03%) Replication
6 135 (1.76%) Computer Science
7 117 (1.53%) Client/Server
8 96 (1.25%) Hedge funds
9 91 (1.19%) EqualLogic
10 85 (1.11%) Enterprise Software
11 84 (1.10%) Video Conferencing
12 80 (1.05%) iPhone
13 79 (1.03%) iPad
14 75 (0.98%) Enterprise Storage
15 67 (0.88%) Statistics
16 64 (0.84%) CLARiiON
17 58 (0.76%) FlexPod
18 47 (0.61%) PKI
19 45 (0.59%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 5657 (73.93%) Windows
2 2533 (33.10%) Windows Server 2008
3 1765 (23.07%) Windows Server 2003
4 1215 (15.88%) Windows 7
5 1143 (14.94%) Windows Server 2012
6 948 (12.39%) Linux
7 799 (10.44%) Windows XP
8 364 (4.76%) UNIX
9 352 (4.60%) Windows 8
10 208 (2.72%) Solaris
10 208 (2.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 147 (1.92%) Windows Vista
12 115 (1.50%) Android
13 114 (1.49%) Windows 2000
14 91 (1.19%) Windows 2000 Server
15 78 (1.02%) Mac OS X
16 77 (1.01%) CentOS
17 73 (0.95%) HPUX
18 70 (0.91%) Ubuntu
19 69 (0.90%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1858 (24.28%) ITIL
2 452 (5.91%) Service Delivery
3 414 (5.41%) Project Management
4 402 (5.25%) Disaster Recovery
5 379 (4.95%) Migration
6 348 (4.55%) Service Management
7 325 (4.25%) PRINCE2
8 322 (4.21%) Problem Management
9 290 (3.79%) Change Management
10 272 (3.55%) Incident Management
11 252 (3.29%) Change Control
12 227 (2.97%) Load Balancing
13 190 (2.48%) Root Cause Analysis
14 166 (2.17%) CRM
15 159 (2.08%) Business Continuity
16 154 (2.01%) Capacity Planning
17 151 (1.97%) Asset Management
18 148 (1.93%) Release Management
19 141 (1.84%) Configuration Management
20 133 (1.74%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 1397 (18.26%) SQL
2 606 (7.92%) PowerShell
3 282 (3.69%) VB
4 254 (3.32%) VBScript
5 212 (2.77%) Java
6 158 (2.06%) Perl
7 137 (1.79%) C#
8 102 (1.33%) Python
9 84 (1.10%) C++
10 80 (1.05%) Shell Script
11 78 (1.02%) Bash Shell
12 77 (1.01%) PHP
13 72 (0.94%) Ruby
14 69 (0.90%) C
15 65 (0.85%) JavaScript
16 59 (0.77%) VBA
17 54 (0.71%) T-SQL
18 27 (0.35%) VB.NET
19 20 (0.26%) ABAP
20 10 (0.13%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1571 (20.53%) Microsoft Certification
2 1143 (14.94%) MCSE
3 655 (8.56%) MCITP
4 632 (8.26%) Cisco Certification
5 616 (8.05%) Citrix Certification
6 516 (6.74%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 515 (6.73%) Degree
8 498 (6.51%) CCNA
9 448 (5.85%) Security Cleared
10 445 (5.82%) MCSA
11 416 (5.44%) CCA
12 391 (5.11%) MCP
13 318 (4.16%) SC Cleared
14 224 (2.93%) CCNP
15 199 (2.60%) MCTS
16 170 (2.22%) ITIL Certification
17 147 (1.92%) CCEE
18 107 (1.40%) DV Cleared
19 104 (1.36%) CCIA
20 92 (1.20%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 623 (8.14%) SLA
2 125 (1.63%) QA
3 79 (1.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 54 (0.71%) ISO 9001
5 36 (0.47%) PCI DSS
6 29 (0.38%) COBIT
7 13 (0.17%) ISO 9000
8 7 (0.091%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 5 (0.065%) BS7799
9 5 (0.065%) ISO 9002
9 5 (0.065%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 2 (0.026%) BS25999
10 2 (0.026%) GxP
10 2 (0.026%) GMP
10 2 (0.026%) GLP
11 1 (0.013%) JSP 440
11 1 (0.013%) DICOM
11 1 (0.013%) HIPAA
System Software
1 3827 (50.01%) Active Directory
2 2901 (37.91%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2255 (29.47%) XenApp
4 1245 (16.27%) XenDesktop
5 1159 (15.15%) Hyper-V
6 925 (12.09%) vSphere
7 662 (8.65%) XenServer
8 484 (6.33%) VMware ESX
9 414 (5.41%) Microsoft App-V
10 295 (3.86%) VMware ESXi
11 274 (3.58%) Terminal Services
12 211 (2.76%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 147 (1.92%) Xen
14 136 (1.78%) MetaFrame
15 103 (1.35%) Terminal Server
16 92 (1.20%) UAG
17 86 (1.12%) ISA Server
18 78 (1.02%) Microsoft Virtual Server
19 70 (0.91%) vCloud
20 58 (0.76%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 927 (12.11%) SCCM
2 445 (5.82%) Backup Exec
3 336 (4.39%) SCOM
4 239 (3.12%) NetBackup
5 213 (2.78%) WSUS
6 204 (2.67%) Norton AntiVirus
7 76 (0.99%) XenMobile
8 72 (0.94%) Nagios
9 62 (0.81%) Puppet
10 58 (0.76%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 54 (0.71%) SCVMM
12 53 (0.69%) Tivoli
13 52 (0.68%) EMC NetWorker
14 48 (0.63%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
14 48 (0.63%) McAfee ePO
15 46 (0.60%) AppDNA
16 45 (0.59%) Tivoli Storage Manager
16 45 (0.59%) ZABBIX
17 44 (0.58%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
18 39 (0.51%) Cacti
Vendors
1 4604 (60.17%) VMware
2 4050 (52.93%) Microsoft
3 1950 (25.48%) Cisco
4 1157 (15.12%) HP
5 766 (10.01%) NetApp
6 607 (7.93%) Symantec
7 595 (7.78%) EMC
8 543 (7.10%) Oracle
9 469 (6.13%) Dell
10 323 (4.22%) Juniper
11 296 (3.87%) AppSense
12 285 (3.72%) Red Hat
13 278 (3.63%) CheckPoint
14 241 (3.15%) IBM
15 228 (2.98%) Apple
16 213 (2.78%) Veeam
17 205 (2.68%) McAfee
18 158 (2.06%) F5
19 132 (1.73%) SolarWinds
20 131 (1.71%) SAP
London
Premier Group Recruitment
Salary: £26000 - £29000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Bath, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Bath, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £36000 per annum + Excellent training / benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Redhill, Surrey
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 1 hour ago
Kettering, Northamptonshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Daventry, Northamptonshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £20,000 to £24,000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Guaranteed Bonus
Posted: 2 hours ago
Lisburn, County Antrim
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £19000.00 - £29000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Fareham, Hampshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Bath, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
MAPP Ltd - IT & Business Management Recruitment Specialists
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum plus Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
ComputAppoint
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 32,000 - 36,000
Posted: 3 hours ago
Belfast, County Antrim
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £20000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Jonothan Bosworth
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Redditch, Worcestershire
Monarch Recruitment
Salary: £28000 to £35000 per annum - Excellent benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire
NSK International Consultants Ltd
Posted: 4 hours ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Comtecs
Salary: £44000 - £49000 Per Annum + On call + Bonus + Excellent Bene
Posted: 5 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Monarch Recruitment
Salary: £40000 to £55000 per annum - Excellent benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Cheadle, Cheshire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £26000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago