Period
to 22 April 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 22 April 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
22 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 155 139 75
Rank change year-on-year -16 -64 -3
Permanent jobs citing Citrix 267 301 415
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 2.06% 2.45% 3.67%
As % of the Vendors category 4.40% 5.53% 8.85%
Number of salaries quoted 191 246 328
North West median annual salary £34,500 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.43% - -2.78%
10th Percentile £21,250 £22,500 £20,750
90th Percentile £53,750 £56,125 £57,875
England median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -

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 6,072 5,441 4,689
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 46.92% 44.20% 41.42%
Number of salaries quoted 4,899 4,468 3,890
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +0.63%
10th Percentile £25,500 £23,500 £22,750
90th Percentile £68,750 £61,250 £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 22 April 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 22 April 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 -26 111 £34,000 -15.00% 33
Cheshire +1 94 £34,000 +6.25% 12
Merseyside -12 37 £41,000 -8.89% 4
Lancashire +12 19 £37,000 +68.18% 1
Cumbria - 5 £35,000 -
Citrix
England

For the 6 months to 22 April 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.

1 209 (78.28%) Windows
2 159 (59.55%) VMware
3 138 (51.69%) Active Directory
4 132 (49.44%) Microsoft
5 109 (40.82%) Windows Server
6 108 (40.45%) Hyper-V
7 94 (35.21%) ITIL
8 73 (27.34%) Office 365
9 72 (26.97%) VMware Infrastructure
10 69 (25.84%) Windows Server 2012
11 61 (22.85%) Windows Server 2008
12 57 (21.35%) XenApp
13 55 (20.60%) MS Exchange
14 54 (20.22%) Cisco
15 52 (19.48%) SAN
16 51 (19.10%) SCCM
17 48 (17.98%) Windows 7
18 43 (16.10%) Windows 10
19 41 (15.36%) LAN
20 40 (14.98%) Microsoft Office
20 40 (14.98%) Microsoft Azure
20 40 (14.98%) Exchange Server 2013
21 39 (14.61%) Data Centre
21 39 (14.61%) WAN
21 39 (14.61%) Microsoft Certification
22 36 (13.48%) Finance
23 35 (13.11%) SLA
23 35 (13.11%) DNS
23 35 (13.11%) SQL Server
24 33 (12.36%) VPN

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 55 (20.60%) MS Exchange
2 40 (14.98%) Exchange Server 2013
3 30 (11.24%) Exchange Server 2010
4 25 (9.36%) Skype for Business
5 13 (4.87%) Exchange Server 2007
6 7 (2.62%) IIS
7 4 (1.50%) IBM Notes
8 2 (0.75%) Apache
8 2 (0.75%) Confluence
8 2 (0.75%) nginx
Applications
1 40 (14.98%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (2.25%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (1.87%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (1.12%) Carpe Diem
1 3 (1.12%) Elite 3E
1 3 (1.12%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 73 (27.34%) Office 365
2 40 (14.98%) Microsoft Azure
3 20 (7.49%) Amazon AWS
4 8 (3.00%) IaaS
4 8 (3.00%) PaaS
5 4 (1.50%) Google Cloud Platform
6 3 (1.12%) SaaS
7 2 (0.75%) Dynamics 365
8 1 (0.37%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (0.37%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.37%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 52 (19.48%) SAN
2 41 (15.36%) LAN
3 39 (14.61%) WAN
4 35 (13.11%) DNS
5 33 (12.36%) VPN
6 29 (10.86%) Firewall
7 28 (10.49%) DHCP
8 23 (8.61%) TCP/IP
9 17 (6.37%) Remote Desktop
9 17 (6.37%) VoIP
10 10 (3.75%) NetScaler
11 9 (3.37%) Wi-Fi
11 9 (3.37%) Wireless
12 7 (2.62%) MPLS
13 6 (2.25%) Skype
13 6 (2.25%) SMTP
13 6 (2.25%) VSAN
14 5 (1.87%) Network Security
15 4 (1.50%) NAS
15 4 (1.50%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (13.11%) SQL Server
2 4 (1.50%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (1.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.37%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 7 (2.62%) Jenkins
2 4 (1.50%) Git (software)
2 4 (1.50%) Subversion
3 2 (0.75%) JIRA
3 2 (0.75%) MSI
3 2 (0.75%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (0.37%) Burp Suite
4 1 (0.37%) Metasploit
General
1 36 (13.48%) Finance
2 9 (3.37%) Legal
3 7 (2.62%) Telecoms
4 6 (2.25%) Banking
4 6 (2.25%) Retail
5 5 (1.87%) Local Government
6 4 (1.50%) Manufacturing
6 4 (1.50%) Retail Banking
7 3 (1.12%) German Language
7 3 (1.12%) Law
7 3 (1.12%) Publishing
8 1 (0.37%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.37%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 51 (19.10%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 49 (18.35%) Analyst
3 44 (16.48%) Support Engineer
4 31 (11.61%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 29 (10.86%) Service Analyst
6 24 (8.99%) 3rd Line Support
7 22 (8.24%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 22 (8.24%) Support Analyst
8 20 (7.49%) Service Desk Analyst
9 19 (7.12%) Citrix Engineer
9 19 (7.12%) Desktop Support
10 17 (6.37%) 2nd Line Support
11 16 (5.99%) IT Engineer
11 16 (5.99%) IT Support
12 15 (5.62%) IT Analyst
13 14 (5.24%) Active Directory Analyst
13 14 (5.24%) IT Manager
13 14 (5.24%) VMware Engineer
14 12 (4.49%) Citrix Infrastructure Engineer
15 11 (4.12%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (1.87%) Node.js
2 4 (1.50%) Web Services
3 2 (0.75%) LAPP Stack
4 1 (0.37%) .NET
4 1 (0.37%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 39 (14.61%) Data Centre
2 12 (4.49%) Self-Motivation
3 11 (4.12%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (4.12%) Driving Licence
4 10 (3.75%) Computer Science
5 6 (2.25%) Blackberry
5 6 (2.25%) User Experience
6 5 (1.87%) Management Information System
7 4 (1.50%) Enterprise Storage
7 4 (1.50%) Fat Client
7 4 (1.50%) Replication
7 4 (1.50%) Thin Client
8 3 (1.12%) Clustering
8 3 (1.12%) Mobile App
9 2 (0.75%) PKI
9 2 (0.75%) Video Conferencing
9 2 (0.75%) Wiki
10 1 (0.37%) iPad
10 1 (0.37%) iPhone
10 1 (0.37%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 209 (78.28%) Windows
2 109 (40.82%) Windows Server
3 69 (25.84%) Windows Server 2012
4 61 (22.85%) Windows Server 2008
5 48 (17.98%) Windows 7
6 43 (16.10%) Windows 10
7 23 (8.61%) Linux
8 18 (6.74%) Windows Server 2003
9 8 (3.00%) Unix
10 5 (1.87%) Windows 8
10 5 (1.87%) Windows XP
11 4 (1.50%) Debian
11 4 (1.50%) Mac OS X
11 4 (1.50%) Windows 2000 Server
12 2 (0.75%) Android
12 2 (0.75%) CentOS
12 2 (0.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 2 (0.75%) SUSE
12 2 (0.75%) Ubuntu
13 1 (0.37%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 94 (35.21%) ITIL
2 31 (11.61%) Service Management
3 26 (9.74%) Disaster Recovery
4 24 (8.99%) Service Delivery
5 21 (7.87%) Mentoring
6 20 (7.49%) Problem-Solving
7 19 (7.12%) Proactive Monitoring
7 19 (7.12%) Project Management
8 17 (6.37%) PRINCE2
8 17 (6.37%) Time Management
9 16 (5.99%) ITIL V3
10 14 (5.24%) Presales
11 12 (4.49%) Agile Software Development
11 12 (4.49%) DevOps
11 12 (4.49%) Incident Management
12 10 (3.75%) Change Management
12 10 (3.75%) Collaborative Working
12 10 (3.75%) Migration
12 10 (3.75%) Problem Management
12 10 (3.75%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 32 (11.99%) PowerShell
2 27 (10.11%) SQL
3 9 (3.37%) Bash Shell
4 5 (1.87%) C++
4 5 (1.87%) Groovy
4 5 (1.87%) Java
4 5 (1.87%) PHP
4 5 (1.87%) Ruby
5 4 (1.50%) Python
6 3 (1.12%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 39 (14.61%) Microsoft Certification
2 24 (8.99%) Degree
3 22 (8.24%) MCSE
4 21 (7.87%) MCP
5 18 (6.74%) MCSA
6 16 (5.99%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 14 (5.24%) Security Cleared
8 13 (4.87%) ITIL Certification
9 12 (4.49%) Citrix Certification
9 12 (4.49%) MCITP
10 9 (3.37%) CCNA
10 9 (3.37%) Cisco Certification
10 9 (3.37%) SC Cleared
11 8 (3.00%) CCA
12 7 (2.62%) MCTS
13 4 (1.50%) CCNP
14 3 (1.12%) Computer Science Degree
14 3 (1.12%) MOS
15 2 (0.75%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
15 2 (0.75%) NCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (13.11%) SLA
2 15 (5.62%) PCI DSS
3 14 (5.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 9 (3.37%) ISO 9001
5 8 (3.00%) GDPR
6 3 (1.12%) COSHH
6 3 (1.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 2 (0.75%) ISAE 3402
8 1 (0.37%) QA
System Software
1 138 (51.69%) Active Directory
2 108 (40.45%) Hyper-V
3 72 (26.97%) VMware Infrastructure
4 57 (21.35%) XenApp
5 27 (10.11%) XenDesktop
6 14 (5.24%) VMware ESXi
7 9 (3.37%) Microsoft App-V
7 9 (3.37%) Terminal Services
8 7 (2.62%) Xen
9 4 (1.50%) vSphere
10 3 (1.12%) Docker
10 3 (1.12%) LXC
11 2 (0.75%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 2 (0.75%) Firmware
11 2 (0.75%) Varnish
11 2 (0.75%) VMware Workstation
11 2 (0.75%) XenServer
12 1 (0.37%) NFS
12 1 (0.37%) UAG
12 1 (0.37%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 51 (19.10%) SCCM
2 12 (4.49%) SCOM
3 8 (3.00%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (1.87%) Ansible
4 5 (1.87%) Nagios
4 5 (1.87%) Puppet
5 4 (1.50%) MIMEsweeper
5 4 (1.50%) SCVMM
5 4 (1.50%) WSUS
6 3 (1.12%) Failover Clustering
6 3 (1.12%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 3 (1.12%) XenMobile
7 2 (0.75%) Grafana
7 2 (0.75%) Graphite
7 2 (0.75%) Graylog
7 2 (0.75%) HAProxy
7 2 (0.75%) McAfee ePO
7 2 (0.75%) NetBackup
7 2 (0.75%) SmoothWall
8 1 (0.37%) Nmap
Vendors
1 159 (59.55%) VMware
2 132 (49.44%) Microsoft
3 54 (20.22%) Cisco
4 20 (7.49%) HP
5 17 (6.37%) IBM
6 16 (5.99%) Veeam
7 14 (5.24%) Dell
7 14 (5.24%) EMC
8 10 (3.75%) Capita
8 10 (3.75%) NetApp
9 8 (3.00%) F5
10 5 (1.87%) Google
11 4 (1.50%) Avaya
11 4 (1.50%) DataCore
11 4 (1.50%) Ivanti
11 4 (1.50%) Lotus
11 4 (1.50%) SolarWinds
12 3 (1.12%) 3PAR
12 3 (1.12%) EqualLogic
12 3 (1.12%) Isilon