Period
to 26 January 2020

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 26 January 2020 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
26 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 123 118 134
Rank change year-on-year -5 +16 -5
Permanent jobs citing Citrix 209 278 315
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 2.42% 2.65% 2.47%
As % of the Vendors category 5.67% 6.06% 5.33%
Number of salaries quoted 184 227 220
North West median annual salary £34,500 £35,000 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.43% +2.94% -2.86%
10th Percentile £21,250 £20,750 £19,000
90th Percentile £58,750 £49,750 £60,000
England median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% +5.26%

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 3,684 4,587 5,906
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 42.74% 43.73% 46.26%
Number of salaries quoted 2,706 3,680 4,620
North West median annual salary £44,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.22% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £25,625 £25,250 £24,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £73,750 £67,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +1.06%

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 26 January 2020.

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 26 January 2020. 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 -1 104 £35,000 - 29
Cheshire +26 63 £25,000 -16.67% 16
Merseyside -7 32 £50,000 +33.33% 12
Lancashire -13 8 £41,250 +47.32% 3
Cumbria - 2 - - 4
Citrix
England

For the 6 months to 26 January 2020, 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.

1 136 (65.07%) Microsoft
2 129 (61.72%) Windows
3 128 (61.24%) Active Directory
4 97 (46.41%) VMware
5 85 (40.67%) ITIL
6 79 (37.80%) Office 365
7 68 (32.54%) Windows 10
8 63 (30.14%) VMware Infrastructure
9 58 (27.75%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 51 (24.40%) Windows Server
10 51 (24.40%) MS Exchange
11 48 (22.97%) Azure
12 47 (22.49%) SCCM
12 47 (22.49%) Microsoft Office
13 45 (21.53%) XenApp
14 39 (18.66%) Windows 7
15 37 (17.70%) Hyper-V
15 37 (17.70%) DNS
16 34 (16.27%) LAN
16 34 (16.27%) Proactive Monitoring
17 33 (15.79%) DHCP
18 31 (14.83%) WAN
18 31 (14.83%) AWS
19 30 (14.35%) XenDesktop
19 30 (14.35%) PowerShell
20 29 (13.88%) SQL
21 27 (12.92%) SLA
22 26 (12.44%) Microsoft Certification
23 25 (11.96%) Windows Server 2008
23 25 (11.96%) Service Management

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 51 (24.40%) MS Exchange
2 12 (5.74%) Exchange Server 2010
3 9 (4.31%) SharePoint
4 8 (3.83%) Skype for Business
5 7 (3.35%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.48%) CMS
Applications
1 47 (22.49%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.48%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.48%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (1.44%) Elite 3E
1 3 (1.44%) Visualfiles
2 2 (0.96%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 79 (37.80%) Office 365
2 48 (22.97%) Azure
3 31 (14.83%) AWS
4 10 (4.78%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 10 (4.78%) Amazon EC2
4 10 (4.78%) Amazon ECS
4 10 (4.78%) AWS CloudFormation
4 10 (4.78%) AWS Lambda
4 10 (4.78%) Azure Active Directory
4 10 (4.78%) Serverless
4 10 (4.78%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 9 (4.31%) IaaS
6 2 (0.96%) Amazon EKS
6 2 (0.96%) Amazon ELB
6 2 (0.96%) Amazon S3
6 2 (0.96%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 2 (0.96%) AWS OpsWorks
6 2 (0.96%) GCP
6 2 (0.96%) Mimecast
6 2 (0.96%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 37 (17.70%) DNS
2 34 (16.27%) LAN
3 33 (15.79%) DHCP
4 31 (14.83%) WAN
5 24 (11.48%) Firewall
6 19 (9.09%) NetScaler
7 18 (8.61%) SAN
7 18 (8.61%) TCP/IP
8 16 (7.66%) VPN
9 13 (6.22%) IP Telephony
10 11 (5.26%) Remote Desktop
10 11 (5.26%) VoIP
11 8 (3.83%) Network Security
11 8 (3.83%) Skype
12 7 (3.35%) Cisco IPT
13 5 (2.39%) Internet
14 4 (1.91%) VSAN
15 3 (1.44%) Wireless
16 2 (0.96%) Intranet
16 2 (0.96%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (7.66%) SQL Server
2 2 (0.96%) Amazon RDS
2 2 (0.96%) Relational Database
2 2 (0.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (0.48%) Big Data
3 1 (0.48%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (0.48%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.48%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (1.44%) Git (software)
1 3 (1.44%) MSI
2 1 (0.48%) Bitbucket Server
2 1 (0.48%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.48%) JIRA
General
1 18 (8.61%) Finance
2 13 (6.22%) Legal
3 10 (4.78%) Public Sector
4 9 (4.31%) Law
5 7 (3.35%) Manufacturing
6 6 (2.87%) Banking
7 3 (1.44%) Housing Association
8 1 (0.48%) German Language
8 1 (0.48%) Local Government
8 1 (0.48%) Marketing
8 1 (0.48%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 47 (22.49%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 43 (20.57%) Analyst
3 30 (14.35%) Support Engineer
4 26 (12.44%) Service Analyst
4 26 (12.44%) Service Desk Analyst
5 25 (11.96%) 2nd Line Support
5 25 (11.96%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 23 (11.00%) IT Support
7 22 (10.53%) Citrix Engineer
8 18 (8.61%) IT Engineer
9 17 (8.13%) Consultant
10 15 (7.18%) 1st Line Support
10 15 (7.18%) Support Analyst
11 13 (6.22%) 3rd Line Support
11 13 (6.22%) Technical Consultant
12 12 (5.74%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
12 12 (5.74%) IT Manager
13 11 (5.26%) Citrix Infrastructure Engineer
13 11 (5.26%) Cloud Engineer
13 11 (5.26%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (4.78%) JSON
2 3 (1.44%) LDAP
3 1 (0.48%) .NET
3 1 (0.48%) SAML
3 1 (0.48%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 22 (10.53%) Data Centre
2 13 (6.22%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (5.26%) Driving Licence
3 11 (5.26%) Private Cloud
4 10 (4.78%) Enterprise Cloud
5 8 (3.83%) Fat Client
5 8 (3.83%) Management Information System
5 8 (3.83%) Self-Motivation
5 8 (3.83%) Thin Client
6 5 (2.39%) iPad
7 3 (1.44%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (0.96%) Blackberry
8 2 (0.96%) HP Storage
8 2 (0.96%) PMI
8 2 (0.96%) Replication
8 2 (0.96%) Video Conferencing
8 2 (0.96%) VxBlock/Vblock
9 1 (0.48%) CCTV
9 1 (0.48%) Clustering
9 1 (0.48%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 129 (61.72%) Windows
2 68 (32.54%) Windows 10
3 51 (24.40%) Windows Server
4 39 (18.66%) Windows 7
5 25 (11.96%) Windows Server 2008
6 19 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
7 12 (5.74%) Linux
8 11 (5.26%) Unix
8 11 (5.26%) Windows 8
9 7 (3.35%) HPUX
10 6 (2.87%) Android
11 5 (2.39%) Windows Server 2003
12 3 (1.44%) Windows XP
13 2 (0.96%) Windows 2000
14 1 (0.48%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (40.67%) ITIL
2 58 (27.75%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 34 (16.27%) Proactive Monitoring
4 25 (11.96%) Problem-Solving
4 25 (11.96%) Service Management
5 24 (11.48%) Mentoring
6 20 (9.57%) Change Management
7 18 (8.61%) Migration
8 17 (8.13%) Incident Management
8 17 (8.13%) Infrastructure Management
9 15 (7.18%) Asset Management
10 13 (6.22%) Agile Software Development
10 13 (6.22%) Configuration Management
10 13 (6.22%) Service Delivery
11 12 (5.74%) Release Management
12 11 (5.26%) Continuous Improvement
12 11 (5.26%) DevOps
12 11 (5.26%) Infrastructure Automation
12 11 (5.26%) Patch Management
13 10 (4.78%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 30 (14.35%) PowerShell
2 29 (13.88%) SQL
3 1 (0.48%) C#
3 1 (0.48%) Ruby
3 1 (0.48%) VB.NET
3 1 (0.48%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 26 (12.44%) Microsoft Certification
2 22 (10.53%) MCSA
3 20 (9.57%) MCSE
4 18 (8.61%) Security Cleared
5 13 (6.22%) MCITP
6 11 (5.26%) MCTS
7 4 (1.91%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (1.44%) Degree
8 3 (1.44%) MCP
9 2 (0.96%) Citrix Certification
9 2 (0.96%) PMI Certification
9 2 (0.96%) SC Cleared
10 1 (0.48%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (12.92%) SLA
2 13 (6.22%) GDPR
3 7 (3.35%) COBIT
3 7 (3.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (3.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (0.96%) QA
System Software
1 128 (61.24%) Active Directory
2 63 (30.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 45 (21.53%) XenApp
4 37 (17.70%) Hyper-V
5 30 (14.35%) XenDesktop
6 16 (7.66%) Citrix Hypervisor
6 16 (7.66%) Microsoft App-V
7 13 (6.22%) vSphere
8 9 (4.31%) VMware ESXi
9 8 (3.83%) Virtual Desktop
10 6 (2.87%) Virtual Machines
10 6 (2.87%) Virtual Servers
11 4 (1.91%) VMware NSX
12 3 (1.44%) KVM
12 3 (1.44%) Terminal Server
13 2 (0.96%) Firmware
13 2 (0.96%) Terminal Services
13 2 (0.96%) VirtualBox
14 1 (0.48%) BitLocker
14 1 (0.48%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 47 (22.49%) SCCM
2 18 (8.61%) SCOM
3 12 (5.74%) SCOrch
3 12 (5.74%) SCVMM
4 11 (5.26%) Nagios
4 11 (5.26%) XenMobile
5 8 (3.83%) Microsoft Intune
6 7 (3.35%) Terraform
7 4 (1.91%) WSUS
8 3 (1.44%) vRealize
9 2 (0.96%) DameWare
9 2 (0.96%) Norton AntiVirus
9 2 (0.96%) OpenView
9 2 (0.96%) OVSD
10 1 (0.48%) AirWatch
10 1 (0.48%) Microsoft Clustering
10 1 (0.48%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
10 1 (0.48%) Opscode Chef
10 1 (0.48%) SCDPM
10 1 (0.48%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 136 (65.07%) Microsoft
2 97 (46.41%) VMware
3 23 (11.00%) Cisco
3 23 (11.00%) HP
4 13 (6.22%) EMC
4 13 (6.22%) NetApp
5 11 (5.26%) Dell
5 11 (5.26%) Veeam
6 8 (3.83%) Actuate
6 8 (3.83%) Oracle
7 7 (3.35%) Apple
7 7 (3.35%) Avaya
8 6 (2.87%) iManage
9 5 (2.39%) Ivanti
9 5 (2.39%) Mitel
10 4 (1.91%) Remedy
10 4 (1.91%) ServiceNow
10 4 (1.91%) Symantec
11 3 (1.44%) Adobe
11 3 (1.44%) LexisNexis