Period
to 19 October 2017

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 19 October 2017 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
19 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 130 115 71
Rank change year-on-year -15 -44 +3
Permanent jobs citing Citrix 307 327 507
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 2.40% 2.69% 3.85%
As % of the Vendors category 5.17% 6.14% 8.72%
Number of salaries quoted 223 262 398
North West median annual salary £35,000 £36,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.78% -4.00% +10.29%
10th Percentile £18,800 £21,250 £20,500
90th Percentile £64,050 £53,750 £70,000
England median annual salary £41,000 £38,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +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 5937 5322 5812
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 46.44% 43.71% 44.11%
Number of salaries quoted 4592 4247 4591
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £23,500 £24,000 £22,500
90th Percentile £66,250 £60,000 £57,500
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +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 19 October 2017.

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 19 October 2017. 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 -12 132 £35,000 -17.65% 19
Cheshire -5 97 £33,750 +3.85% 3
Merseyside -23 44 £47,500 +46.15% 5
Lancashire +6 18 £27,250 -12.10% 2
Cumbria -1 1 £24,000 -54.29%
Citrix
England

For the 6 months to 19 October 2017, IT jobs citing Citrix also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the North West region with a requirement for Citrix.

1 224 (72.96%) Windows
2 170 (55.37%) VMware
3 168 (54.72%) Active Directory
4 143 (46.58%) Microsoft
5 108 (35.18%) VMware Infrastructure
6 96 (31.27%) ITIL
7 93 (30.29%) Hyper-V
8 87 (28.34%) Windows Server
9 72 (23.45%) Windows 7
10 63 (20.52%) DNS
10 63 (20.52%) Cisco
11 62 (20.20%) XenApp
11 62 (20.20%) Windows Server 2008
12 61 (19.87%) MS Exchange
13 60 (19.54%) Data Centre
14 57 (18.57%) Microsoft Azure
15 56 (18.24%) Office 365
16 54 (17.59%) Windows Server 2012
17 52 (16.94%) WAN
17 52 (16.94%) DHCP
18 51 (16.61%) SAN
19 50 (16.29%) LAN
20 48 (15.64%) Microsoft Certification
21 46 (14.98%) Windows 10
22 44 (14.33%) VPN
23 43 (14.01%) Microsoft Office
24 41 (13.36%) Amazon AWS
25 40 (13.03%) Exchange Server 2010
26 38 (12.38%) Exchange Server 2013
26 38 (12.38%) SLA

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 61 (19.87%) MS Exchange
2 40 (13.03%) Exchange Server 2010
3 38 (12.38%) Exchange Server 2013
4 35 (11.40%) Skype for Business
5 13 (4.23%) SharePoint
6 12 (3.91%) IBM Notes
7 9 (2.93%) IIS
8 3 (0.98%) Exchange Server 2007
9 2 (0.65%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 2 (0.65%) Confluence
10 1 (0.33%) nginx
Applications
1 43 (14.01%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.65%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.33%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 2 (0.65%) SAP Business One
2 1 (0.33%) Magento
2 1 (0.33%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 57 (18.57%) Microsoft Azure
2 56 (18.24%) Office 365
3 41 (13.36%) Amazon AWS
4 30 (9.77%) Google Cloud Platform
5 5 (1.63%) OneDrive
6 4 (1.30%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (0.65%) IaaS
7 2 (0.65%) PaaS
8 1 (0.33%) Adobe Creative Cloud
8 1 (0.33%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (0.33%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 63 (20.52%) DNS
2 52 (16.94%) DHCP
2 52 (16.94%) WAN
3 51 (16.61%) SAN
4 50 (16.29%) LAN
5 44 (14.33%) VPN
6 30 (9.77%) Skype
7 24 (7.82%) TCP/IP
8 17 (5.54%) Firewall
9 16 (5.21%) Remote Desktop
10 12 (3.91%) NetScaler
11 11 (3.58%) VoIP
11 11 (3.58%) Wi-Fi
12 7 (2.28%) iSCSI
12 7 (2.28%) VLAN
13 4 (1.30%) Cisco ASA
13 4 (1.30%) NAS
14 3 (0.98%) Internet
14 3 (0.98%) Network Security
14 3 (0.98%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (4.56%) SQL Server
2 3 (0.98%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (0.65%) Crystal Reports
3 2 (0.65%) MySQL
3 2 (0.65%) Oracle Database
3 2 (0.65%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (0.65%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (0.65%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (0.33%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (0.33%) SQL Server 2016
4 1 (0.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (0.98%) JMeter
1 3 (0.98%) LoadRunner
1 3 (0.98%) Visual Studio
2 2 (0.65%) JIRA
General
1 36 (11.73%) Finance
2 14 (4.56%) Manufacturing
3 13 (4.23%) Banking
4 11 (3.58%) Investment Banking
5 8 (2.61%) Law
6 7 (2.28%) Back Office
6 7 (2.28%) Legal
7 5 (1.63%) Financial Institution
8 4 (1.30%) Telecoms
9 3 (0.98%) Advertising
9 3 (0.98%) Billing
9 3 (0.98%) Publishing
9 3 (0.98%) Retail
10 2 (0.65%) German Language
10 2 (0.65%) Local Government
11 1 (0.33%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 57 (18.57%) Analyst
2 49 (15.96%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 33 (10.75%) Support Engineer
4 32 (10.42%) Service Analyst
5 30 (9.77%) Service Desk Analyst
6 29 (9.45%) Citrix Engineer
7 28 (9.12%) Systems Engineer
8 24 (7.82%) IT Support
9 23 (7.49%) Desktop Support
10 21 (6.84%) 3rd Line Engineer
11 20 (6.51%) IT Manager
12 18 (5.86%) Team Leader
13 17 (5.54%) 3rd Line Support
14 16 (5.21%) 1st Line Support
14 16 (5.21%) Consultant
15 15 (4.89%) 2nd Line Support
15 15 (4.89%) Active Directory Analyst
15 15 (4.89%) IT Engineer
15 15 (4.89%) Support Analyst
16 14 (4.56%) 2nd Line Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (0.98%) HTML
1 3 (0.98%) HTML5
2 2 (0.65%) COM
2 2 (0.65%) Web Services
3 1 (0.33%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 60 (19.54%) Data Centre
2 18 (5.86%) Management Information System
3 16 (5.21%) Fat Client
3 16 (5.21%) Thin Client
4 13 (4.23%) Driving Licence
5 10 (3.26%) Life Science
6 8 (2.61%) Analytical Skills
7 7 (2.28%) iPad
8 6 (1.95%) CMDB
8 6 (1.95%) Replication
9 5 (1.63%) Blackberry
10 4 (1.30%) iPhone
10 4 (1.30%) Video Conferencing
11 3 (0.98%) Computer Science
12 2 (0.65%) BYOD
12 2 (0.65%) Mobile App
12 2 (0.65%) Wiki
13 1 (0.33%) EMC VNX
13 1 (0.33%) Enterprise Software
13 1 (0.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 224 (72.96%) Windows
2 87 (28.34%) Windows Server
3 72 (23.45%) Windows 7
4 62 (20.20%) Windows Server 2008
5 54 (17.59%) Windows Server 2012
6 46 (14.98%) Windows 10
7 20 (6.51%) Windows Server 2003
8 19 (6.19%) Linux
9 13 (4.23%) Windows 8
10 6 (1.95%) Android
10 6 (1.95%) Windows XP
11 5 (1.63%) Unix
12 4 (1.30%) Mac OS X
13 3 (0.98%) AIX
13 3 (0.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 2 (0.65%) Mac OS
14 2 (0.65%) Windows Vista
15 1 (0.33%) CentOS
15 1 (0.33%) Debian
15 1 (0.33%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 96 (31.27%) ITIL
2 37 (12.05%) Disaster Recovery
3 33 (10.75%) Validation
4 30 (9.77%) Product Management
5 29 (9.45%) Change Management
6 20 (6.51%) Service Delivery
7 19 (6.19%) Mentoring
8 18 (5.86%) Service Management
9 15 (4.89%) Project Management
10 14 (4.56%) DevOps
11 12 (3.91%) Configuration Management
11 12 (3.91%) Presales
12 10 (3.26%) Infrastructure Management
12 10 (3.26%) IT Strategy
12 10 (3.26%) Proactive Monitoring
12 10 (3.26%) Root Cause Analysis
13 9 (2.93%) Problem Management
13 9 (2.93%) Runbook
14 8 (2.61%) Agile Software Development
14 8 (2.61%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 33 (10.75%) PowerShell
2 14 (4.56%) SQL
3 8 (2.61%) VB
3 8 (2.61%) VBScript
4 3 (0.98%) C
4 3 (0.98%) C#
4 3 (0.98%) Java
4 3 (0.98%) JavaScript
4 3 (0.98%) Python
Qualifications
1 48 (15.64%) Microsoft Certification
2 29 (9.45%) MCSA
3 23 (7.49%) Degree
4 21 (6.84%) Citrix Certification
5 17 (5.54%) CCA
5 17 (5.54%) MCSE
5 17 (5.54%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 14 (4.56%) Cisco Certification
6 14 (4.56%) ITIL Certification
6 14 (4.56%) Security Cleared
7 10 (3.26%) SC Cleared
8 9 (2.93%) MCP
9 8 (2.61%) CCNA
10 5 (1.63%) CCIE
10 5 (1.63%) CCNP
11 4 (1.30%) MCITP
11 4 (1.30%) NCDA
11 4 (1.30%) VCP5
12 3 (0.98%) Computer Science Degree
13 2 (0.65%) CCDE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (12.38%) SLA
2 32 (10.42%) QA
3 7 (2.28%) PCI DSS
4 6 (1.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (1.30%) GDPR
6 3 (0.98%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 2 (0.65%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 1 (0.33%) Cyber Essentials
8 1 (0.33%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
8 1 (0.33%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 1 (0.33%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 168 (54.72%) Active Directory
2 108 (35.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 93 (30.29%) Hyper-V
4 62 (20.20%) XenApp
5 31 (10.10%) XenDesktop
6 17 (5.54%) vSphere
7 14 (4.56%) VMware ESXi
8 8 (2.61%) Terminal Services
9 6 (1.95%) XenServer
10 5 (1.63%) Microsoft App-V
11 3 (0.98%) Terminal Server
12 2 (0.65%) NFS
12 2 (0.65%) Virtual Servers
13 1 (0.33%) KVM
13 1 (0.33%) Varnish
13 1 (0.33%) vCloud
13 1 (0.33%) Virtual Machines
13 1 (0.33%) Xen
Systems Management
1 29 (9.45%) SCCM
2 26 (8.47%) SCOM
3 19 (6.19%) WSUS
4 12 (3.91%) EdgeSight
4 12 (3.91%) Nagios
5 11 (3.58%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 4 (1.30%) XenMobile
7 3 (0.98%) Cisco CUCM
7 3 (0.98%) FortiGate
7 3 (0.98%) HP Quality Center
7 3 (0.98%) McAfee ePO
7 3 (0.98%) Norton AntiVirus
7 3 (0.98%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 2 (0.65%) AirWatch
8 2 (0.65%) SCOrch
9 1 (0.33%) Perfmon
9 1 (0.33%) Plesk
9 1 (0.33%) SCSM
9 1 (0.33%) SnapMirror
9 1 (0.33%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 170 (55.37%) VMware
2 143 (46.58%) Microsoft
3 63 (20.52%) Cisco
4 34 (11.07%) HP
5 31 (10.10%) Google
6 28 (9.12%) Dell
7 26 (8.47%) NetApp
8 23 (7.49%) Symantec
9 18 (5.86%) EqualLogic
10 16 (5.21%) CommVault
11 15 (4.89%) Veeam
12 12 (3.91%) Lotus
13 11 (3.58%) Apple
14 9 (2.93%) EMC
15 7 (2.28%) McAfee
15 7 (2.28%) SAP
16 6 (1.95%) Oracle
16 6 (1.95%) Wyse
17 5 (1.63%) AppSense
17 5 (1.63%) ServiceNow