Period
to 23 October 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 23 October 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
23 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 129 130 116
Rank change year-on-year +1 -14 -43
Permanent jobs citing Citrix 302 311 326
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 2.56% 2.41% 2.69%
As % of the Vendors category 5.74% 5.21% 6.10%
Number of salaries quoted 239 225 262
North West median annual salary £32,500 £35,000 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.14% -2.78% -4.00%
10th Percentile £20,750 £18,850 £21,250
90th Percentile £54,500 £63,100 £53,750
England median annual salary £42,000 £41,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year +2.44% +6.49% -3.75%

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 5,264 5,968 5,348
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 44.69% 46.30% 44.06%
Number of salaries quoted 4,175 4,610 4,277
North West median annual salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.53% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £24,000 £23,500 £24,250
90th Percentile £71,250 £66,250 £60,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

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 23 October 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 23 October 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 +40 171 £35,000 - 33
Cheshire -29 56 £41,250 +22.22% 9
Merseyside +18 47 £31,250 -34.21% 12
Lancashire +18 25 £33,500 +22.94% 6
Cumbria +5 1 £25,000 +4.17% 1
Citrix
England

For the 6 months to 23 October 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.

1 227 (75.17%) Windows
2 206 (68.21%) Active Directory
3 173 (57.28%) VMware
4 148 (49.01%) Microsoft
5 117 (38.74%) Windows Server
6 94 (31.13%) Office 365
7 90 (29.80%) Cisco
8 82 (27.15%) VMware Infrastructure
9 77 (25.50%) XenApp
10 74 (24.50%) ITIL
11 72 (23.84%) Windows Server 2012
12 69 (22.85%) Windows Server 2008
13 68 (22.52%) LAN
14 65 (21.52%) SAN
15 64 (21.19%) MS Exchange
15 64 (21.19%) WAN
16 62 (20.53%) Microsoft Azure
17 58 (19.21%) Hyper-V
18 56 (18.54%) Firewall
19 51 (16.89%) Microsoft Office
19 51 (16.89%) Problem-Solving
20 45 (14.90%) XenDesktop
21 44 (14.57%) Windows 10
21 44 (14.57%) Microsoft Certification
22 39 (12.91%) Windows 7
22 39 (12.91%) Infrastructure Engineering
23 38 (12.58%) Finance
24 37 (12.25%) DNS
24 37 (12.25%) Exchange Server 2010
24 37 (12.25%) Data Centre

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 64 (21.19%) MS Exchange
2 37 (12.25%) Exchange Server 2010
3 27 (8.94%) Exchange Server 2013
4 23 (7.62%) IIS
4 23 (7.62%) SharePoint
5 11 (3.64%) Skype for Business
6 9 (2.98%) Exchange Server 2003
7 4 (1.32%) IBM Notes
8 3 (0.99%) CMS
9 2 (0.66%) Apache
9 2 (0.66%) BizTalk Server
9 2 (0.66%) Exchange Server 2007
9 2 (0.66%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.33%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 51 (16.89%) Microsoft Office
2 19 (6.29%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (0.99%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.33%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (0.99%) SAP ERP
1 3 (0.99%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 94 (31.13%) Office 365
2 62 (20.53%) Microsoft Azure
3 30 (9.93%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (1.99%) Azure Active Directory
4 6 (1.99%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (1.32%) SaaS
6 2 (0.66%) IaaS
6 2 (0.66%) Mimecast
7 1 (0.33%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.33%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 68 (22.52%) LAN
2 65 (21.52%) SAN
3 64 (21.19%) WAN
4 56 (18.54%) Firewall
5 37 (12.25%) DNS
6 33 (10.93%) VoIP
7 30 (9.93%) TCP/IP
8 25 (8.28%) DHCP
9 24 (7.95%) Network Security
10 19 (6.29%) Wireless
11 18 (5.96%) NetScaler
12 17 (5.63%) VPN
13 16 (5.30%) VLAN
14 14 (4.64%) iSCSI
15 13 (4.30%) Skype
16 12 (3.97%) Cisco Nexus
17 11 (3.64%) Wi-Fi
18 10 (3.31%) HTTP
18 10 (3.31%) NAS
18 10 (3.31%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (11.26%) SQL Server
2 9 (2.98%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (2.32%) SQL Server 2012
3 7 (2.32%) SQL Server 2016
4 6 (1.99%) SQL Server 2014
5 3 (0.99%) Azure SQL Database
5 3 (0.99%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (0.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (0.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (0.66%) MS Access
6 2 (0.66%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (0.66%) Jenkins
General
1 38 (12.58%) Finance
2 14 (4.64%) Telecoms
3 9 (2.98%) Law
4 8 (2.65%) Marketing
5 7 (2.32%) Legal
6 6 (1.99%) Publishing
7 5 (1.66%) Manufacturing
7 5 (1.66%) Retail
8 4 (1.32%) Back Office
8 4 (1.32%) Banking
9 2 (0.66%) Billing
9 2 (0.66%) Games
9 2 (0.66%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 59 (19.54%) Analyst
2 37 (12.25%) IT Support
3 31 (10.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 31 (10.26%) IT Analyst
4 29 (9.60%) Support Analyst
5 28 (9.27%) 2nd Line Support
6 27 (8.94%) Architect
7 25 (8.28%) Service Analyst
8 24 (7.95%) Support Engineer
9 22 (7.28%) Active Directory Analyst
10 20 (6.62%) IT Support Analyst
10 20 (6.62%) Service Desk Engineer
11 18 (5.96%) 1st Line Support
11 18 (5.96%) Desktop Support
11 18 (5.96%) IT Manager
11 18 (5.96%) Service Desk Analyst
11 18 (5.96%) Service Desk Support
12 17 (5.63%) IT Engineer
13 15 (4.97%) 2nd Line Engineer
13 15 (4.97%) Exchange Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (1.66%) .NET
2 3 (0.99%) HTML
2 3 (0.99%) Web Services
2 3 (0.99%) XML
3 2 (0.66%) COM
3 2 (0.66%) Middleware
3 2 (0.66%) OAuth
3 2 (0.66%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 37 (12.25%) Data Centre
2 26 (8.61%) Analytical Skills
3 20 (6.62%) Driving Licence
4 8 (2.65%) Enterprise Software
5 7 (2.32%) Self-Motivation
6 5 (1.66%) Clustering
6 5 (1.66%) Fat Client
6 5 (1.66%) Replication
6 5 (1.66%) Thin Client
7 3 (0.99%) SCADA
8 2 (0.66%) Blackberry
8 2 (0.66%) Client/Server
8 2 (0.66%) CMDB
8 2 (0.66%) Enterprise Storage
8 2 (0.66%) iPad
8 2 (0.66%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.33%) Cyberattack
9 1 (0.33%) Mobile Payment
9 1 (0.33%) Public Cloud
9 1 (0.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 227 (75.17%) Windows
2 117 (38.74%) Windows Server
3 72 (23.84%) Windows Server 2012
4 69 (22.85%) Windows Server 2008
5 44 (14.57%) Windows 10
6 39 (12.91%) Windows 7
7 18 (5.96%) Linux
8 9 (2.98%) Windows 8
9 8 (2.65%) Mac OS X
10 3 (0.99%) Unix
11 2 (0.66%) Android
11 2 (0.66%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (24.50%) ITIL
2 51 (16.89%) Problem-Solving
3 39 (12.91%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 26 (8.61%) Presales
5 25 (8.28%) Programme Management
6 24 (7.95%) Disaster Recovery
7 23 (7.62%) Project Management
8 22 (7.28%) Service Management
9 19 (6.29%) Customer Requirements
10 18 (5.96%) Service Delivery
11 16 (5.30%) Enterprise Architecture
11 16 (5.30%) Incident Management
11 16 (5.30%) Load Balancing
12 15 (4.97%) ITIL V3
12 15 (4.97%) Migration
13 13 (4.30%) Change Management
13 13 (4.30%) Time Management
14 12 (3.97%) Agile Software Development
14 12 (3.97%) Asset Management
14 12 (3.97%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 35 (11.59%) SQL
2 18 (5.96%) PowerShell
3 8 (2.65%) VBScript
4 3 (0.99%) C
4 3 (0.99%) C#
4 3 (0.99%) Python
5 2 (0.66%) Java
5 2 (0.66%) VB.NET
6 1 (0.33%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 44 (14.57%) Microsoft Certification
2 27 (8.94%) MCSE
3 25 (8.28%) MCP
4 24 (7.95%) Cisco Certification
5 17 (5.63%) ITIL Certification
6 16 (5.30%) CCNA
7 15 (4.97%) MCSA
8 13 (4.30%) Security Cleared
8 13 (4.30%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 12 (3.97%) Degree
10 9 (2.98%) CCNP
11 6 (1.99%) CCDP
11 6 (1.99%) DBS Check
11 6 (1.99%) MCITP
12 5 (1.66%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 4 (1.32%) MCTS
14 2 (0.66%) CCA
14 2 (0.66%) ISTQB
14 2 (0.66%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 2 (0.66%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (7.62%) SLA
2 15 (4.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 12 (3.97%) PCI DSS
4 11 (3.64%) GDPR
5 2 (0.66%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 206 (68.21%) Active Directory
2 82 (27.15%) VMware Infrastructure
3 77 (25.50%) XenApp
4 58 (19.21%) Hyper-V
5 45 (14.90%) XenDesktop
6 13 (4.30%) Terminal Services
7 11 (3.64%) vSphere
8 10 (3.31%) Microsoft App-V
9 9 (2.98%) VMware ESXi
10 7 (2.32%) Terminal Server
11 6 (1.99%) EMC RecoverPoint
11 6 (1.99%) VMware Server
12 4 (1.32%) VMware Workstation
12 4 (1.32%) XenServer
13 3 (0.99%) Virtual Desktop
13 3 (0.99%) Virtual Servers
13 3 (0.99%) Xen
14 1 (0.33%) Docker
14 1 (0.33%) KVM
14 1 (0.33%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 31 (10.26%) SCCM
2 12 (3.97%) FortiGate
3 7 (2.32%) SCOM
4 6 (1.99%) vCenter Server
4 6 (1.99%) WSUS
5 3 (0.99%) Single Sign-On
5 3 (0.99%) SmoothWall
6 2 (0.66%) AirWatch
6 2 (0.66%) Ansible
6 2 (0.66%) Backup Exec
6 2 (0.66%) EMC NetWorker
6 2 (0.66%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 2 (0.66%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (0.66%) Puppet
7 1 (0.33%) Kubernetes
7 1 (0.33%) Microsoft Clustering
7 1 (0.33%) Microsoft Intune
7 1 (0.33%) SCVMM
7 1 (0.33%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 1 (0.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 173 (57.28%) VMware
2 148 (49.01%) Microsoft
3 90 (29.80%) Cisco
4 25 (8.28%) Veeam
5 21 (6.95%) Dell
6 19 (6.29%) EMC
7 17 (5.63%) Avaya
7 17 (5.63%) NetApp
8 15 (4.97%) HP
9 13 (4.30%) Apple
9 13 (4.30%) Ivanti
10 12 (3.97%) Fortinet
11 6 (1.99%) Dell Compellent
11 6 (1.99%) Extreme Networks
11 6 (1.99%) Forcepoint
11 6 (1.99%) Juniper
11 6 (1.99%) Nortel
12 5 (1.66%) EqualLogic
12 5 (1.66%) F5
12 5 (1.66%) ServiceNow