Period
to 15 August 2018

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for knowledge and experience of Citrix products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Citrix over the 6 months to 15 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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

Citrix
England > North West
6 months to
15 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 139 141 103
Rank change year-on-year +2 -38 -25
Permanent jobs citing Citrix 277 308 335
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 2.28% 2.33% 2.89%
As % of the Vendors category 4.95% 5.04% 6.75%
Number of salaries quoted 206 256 272
North West median annual salary £34,000 £35,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.23% -5.33% -
10th Percentile £21,000 £21,500 £21,775
90th Percentile £57,500 £65,000 £60,000
England median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +1.27%

Citrix is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services advertised in the North West.

All Vendors
North West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 5,597 6,109 4,966
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 46.05% 46.31% 42.89%
Number of salaries quoted 4,498 4,807 4,014
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £23,783 £23,913 £23,750
90th Percentile £68,750 £65,000 £60,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +1.06% +4.44%

Citrix
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing Citrix as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for Citrix in the North West

Citrix
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Salary trend for Citrix in the North West

Citrix
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Citrix in the North West over the 6 months to 15 August 2018.

Salary histogram for Citrix in the North West

Citrix
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Citrix within the North West region over the 6 months to 15 August 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester +23 145 £32,500 -7.14% 23
Cheshire -16 75 £35,750 +0.70% 4
Lancashire +20 30 £31,500 -3.08% 2
Merseyside -9 25 £27,500 -36.78% 2
Cumbria - 1 £25,000 - 1
Citrix
England

For the 6 months to 15 August 2018, IT jobs citing Citrix also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the North West region with a requirement for Citrix.

1 211 (76.17%) Windows
2 172 (62.09%) Active Directory
3 164 (59.21%) VMware
4 140 (50.54%) Microsoft
5 121 (43.68%) Windows Server
6 89 (32.13%) VMware Infrastructure
7 86 (31.05%) Office 365
8 77 (27.80%) Hyper-V
9 76 (27.44%) ITIL
10 71 (25.63%) Cisco
11 67 (24.19%) MS Exchange
12 66 (23.83%) SAN
12 66 (23.83%) Windows Server 2008
12 66 (23.83%) Windows Server 2012
13 62 (22.38%) XenApp
14 54 (19.49%) Infrastructure Engineering
15 51 (18.41%) Microsoft Azure
15 51 (18.41%) LAN
16 48 (17.33%) Microsoft Certification
17 47 (16.97%) WAN
18 44 (15.88%) SQL Server
19 41 (14.80%) Firewall
20 39 (14.08%) Microsoft Office
20 39 (14.08%) Windows 7
21 37 (13.36%) Exchange Server 2010
21 37 (13.36%) Finance
22 36 (13.00%) Exchange Server 2013
23 35 (12.64%) Windows 10
23 35 (12.64%) Problem-Solving
24 32 (11.55%) MCSE

Citrix
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 67 (24.19%) MS Exchange
2 37 (13.36%) Exchange Server 2010
3 36 (13.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 13 (4.69%) Skype for Business
5 11 (3.97%) IIS
6 10 (3.61%) SharePoint
7 9 (3.25%) Exchange Server 2003
8 6 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2007
9 2 (0.72%) Apache
9 2 (0.72%) Confluence
9 2 (0.72%) IBM Notes
9 2 (0.72%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.36%) BizTalk Server
10 1 (0.36%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 39 (14.08%) Microsoft Office
2 10 (3.61%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (1.44%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (1.08%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 86 (31.05%) Office 365
2 51 (18.41%) Microsoft Azure
3 31 (11.19%) Amazon AWS
4 8 (2.89%) IaaS
5 7 (2.53%) PaaS
5 7 (2.53%) SaaS
6 6 (2.17%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (1.08%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 66 (23.83%) SAN
2 51 (18.41%) LAN
3 47 (16.97%) WAN
4 41 (14.80%) Firewall
5 29 (10.47%) TCP/IP
6 28 (10.11%) DNS
7 23 (8.30%) Network Security
8 18 (6.50%) VoIP
9 16 (5.78%) DHCP
10 14 (5.05%) Remote Desktop
10 14 (5.05%) Wireless
11 13 (4.69%) VPN
12 9 (3.25%) NetScaler
12 9 (3.25%) Unified Communications
13 8 (2.89%) HTTP
14 7 (2.53%) NAS
14 7 (2.53%) VLAN
15 6 (2.17%) IP Telephony
15 6 (2.17%) NGN
15 6 (2.17%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (15.88%) SQL Server
2 6 (2.17%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (1.81%) SQL Server 2012
3 5 (1.81%) SQL Server 2016
4 4 (1.44%) SQL Server 2014
5 3 (1.08%) Azure SQL Database
5 3 (1.08%) MySQL
6 1 (0.36%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 4 (1.44%) Jenkins
2 2 (0.72%) JIRA
2 2 (0.72%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (0.36%) MSI
General
1 37 (13.36%) Finance
2 17 (6.14%) Telecoms
3 9 (3.25%) Law
4 8 (2.89%) Manufacturing
5 7 (2.53%) Marketing
5 7 (2.53%) Retail
6 5 (1.81%) Banking
6 5 (1.81%) Legal
7 4 (1.44%) Back Office
7 4 (1.44%) Local Government
7 4 (1.44%) Publishing
8 2 (0.72%) Billing
8 2 (0.72%) Investment Banking
8 2 (0.72%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 51 (18.41%) Analyst
2 44 (15.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 33 (11.91%) Support Engineer
4 26 (9.39%) Architect
4 26 (9.39%) Support Analyst
5 25 (9.03%) IT Analyst
5 25 (9.03%) IT Support
5 25 (9.03%) Service Analyst
6 23 (8.30%) 2nd Line Support
7 21 (7.58%) IT Engineer
8 19 (6.86%) Desktop Support
9 18 (6.50%) VMware Engineer
10 17 (6.14%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 17 (6.14%) Active Directory Analyst
10 17 (6.14%) IT Support Analyst
10 17 (6.14%) Service Desk Analyst
10 17 (6.14%) Service Desk Engineer
11 16 (5.78%) Citrix Engineer
11 16 (5.78%) IT Manager
12 15 (5.42%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.08%) Web Services
2 2 (0.72%) .NET
2 2 (0.72%) COM
2 2 (0.72%) OAuth
2 2 (0.72%) SAML
3 1 (0.36%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 28 (10.11%) Data Centre
2 22 (7.94%) Driving Licence
3 21 (7.58%) Analytical Skills
4 13 (4.69%) Self-Motivation
5 6 (2.17%) Clustering
6 5 (1.81%) Management Information System
7 4 (1.44%) Computer Science
7 4 (1.44%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (1.44%) Enterprise Storage
7 4 (1.44%) Fat Client
7 4 (1.44%) Thin Client
7 4 (1.44%) User Experience
8 3 (1.08%) SCADA
9 2 (0.72%) Blackberry
9 2 (0.72%) Client/Server
9 2 (0.72%) CMDB
9 2 (0.72%) iPad
9 2 (0.72%) Mobile Payment
9 2 (0.72%) Wiki
10 1 (0.36%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 211 (76.17%) Windows
2 121 (43.68%) Windows Server
3 66 (23.83%) Windows Server 2008
3 66 (23.83%) Windows Server 2012
4 39 (14.08%) Windows 7
5 35 (12.64%) Windows 10
6 23 (8.30%) Linux
7 9 (3.25%) Mac OS X
8 7 (2.53%) Windows 8
9 3 (1.08%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.36%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (27.44%) ITIL
2 54 (19.49%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 35 (12.64%) Problem-Solving
4 30 (10.83%) Project Management
5 29 (10.47%) Presales
6 25 (9.03%) Service Management
7 24 (8.66%) Time Management
8 22 (7.94%) Disaster Recovery
9 20 (7.22%) Programme Management
10 19 (6.86%) Service Delivery
11 17 (6.14%) Customer Requirements
11 17 (6.14%) Server Virtualisation
12 16 (5.78%) Enterprise Architecture
13 15 (5.42%) Incident Management
13 15 (5.42%) ITIL V3
13 15 (5.42%) Vendor Relationship Management
14 14 (5.05%) Change Management
15 12 (4.33%) Mentoring
16 11 (3.97%) Coaching
16 11 (3.97%) Proactive Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 22 (7.94%) SQL
2 16 (5.78%) PowerShell
3 5 (1.81%) Python
4 3 (1.08%) Bash Shell
4 3 (1.08%) C
4 3 (1.08%) C#
5 2 (0.72%) Java
5 2 (0.72%) VB.NET
5 2 (0.72%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 48 (17.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 32 (11.55%) MCSE
3 28 (10.11%) Degree
3 28 (10.11%) MCP
4 20 (7.22%) Cisco Certification
4 20 (7.22%) Security Cleared
5 18 (6.50%) MCSA
6 15 (5.42%) ITIL Certification
7 12 (4.33%) CCNA
8 11 (3.97%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 9 (3.25%) CCNP
10 7 (2.53%) MCITP
11 6 (2.17%) CCDP
11 6 (2.17%) DBS Check
12 5 (1.81%) MCTS
13 4 (1.44%) SC Cleared
14 3 (1.08%) Citrix Certification
14 3 (1.08%) Computer Science Degree
15 2 (0.72%) ISTQB
15 2 (0.72%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (8.66%) SLA
2 19 (6.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 13 (4.69%) PCI DSS
4 10 (3.61%) GDPR
5 7 (2.53%) ISO 9001
6 3 (1.08%) COSHH
6 3 (1.08%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.36%) QA
System Software
1 172 (62.09%) Active Directory
2 89 (32.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 77 (27.80%) Hyper-V
4 62 (22.38%) XenApp
5 31 (11.19%) XenDesktop
6 15 (5.42%) Terminal Services
7 12 (4.33%) VMware ESXi
8 10 (3.61%) Microsoft App-V
9 8 (2.89%) vSphere
10 7 (2.53%) Xen
11 6 (2.17%) VMware Server
12 5 (1.81%) Terminal Server
13 3 (1.08%) Virtual Servers
14 2 (0.72%) Firmware
14 2 (0.72%) XenServer
15 1 (0.36%) Citrix Presentation Server
15 1 (0.36%) Docker
15 1 (0.36%) KVM
15 1 (0.36%) NFS
15 1 (0.36%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 25 (9.03%) SCCM
2 7 (2.53%) SCOM
3 4 (1.44%) Ansible
3 4 (1.44%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (1.44%) Puppet
3 4 (1.44%) SmoothWall
4 3 (1.08%) Failover Clustering
4 3 (1.08%) Single Sign-On
4 3 (1.08%) WSUS
5 2 (0.72%) Backup Exec
5 2 (0.72%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 2 (0.72%) Nagios
5 2 (0.72%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.36%) EMC NetWorker
6 1 (0.36%) Kubernetes
6 1 (0.36%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (0.36%) Microsoft Intune
6 1 (0.36%) SCVMM
6 1 (0.36%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 1 (0.36%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 164 (59.21%) VMware
2 140 (50.54%) Microsoft
3 71 (25.63%) Cisco
4 23 (8.30%) HP
4 23 (8.30%) Veeam
5 16 (5.78%) Dell
5 16 (5.78%) NetApp
6 13 (4.69%) EMC
7 9 (3.25%) Apple
8 8 (2.89%) Fortinet
8 8 (2.89%) Ivanti
9 7 (2.53%) Avaya
10 6 (2.17%) Juniper
11 5 (1.81%) F5
11 5 (1.81%) IBM
12 4 (1.44%) Capita
12 4 (1.44%) DataCore
12 4 (1.44%) SAP
13 3 (1.08%) Google
13 3 (1.08%) Wyse