Period
to 21 September 2020

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the UK excluding London 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 21 September 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
UK > UK excluding London
6 months to
21 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 142 124 148
Rank change year-on-year -18 +24 +4
Permanent jobs citing Citrix 609 2,147 2,093
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 2.23% 2.65% 2.22%
As % of the Vendors category 5.42% 6.18% 5.09%
Number of salaries quoted 539 1,756 1,670
Median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% - -
10th Percentile £25,200 £21,250 £22,250
90th Percentile £56,250 £62,500 £61,250
UK median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +3.66%

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 UK excluding London.

All Vendors
UK excluding London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 11,239 34,721 41,082
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 41.07% 42.94% 43.49%
Number of salaries quoted 8,690 26,198 31,923
Median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £28,750 £25,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £69,952 £67,500
UK median annual salary £54,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +8.00% - +5.26%

Citrix
Job Vacancy Trend in the UK excluding London

Job postings citing Citrix as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London.

Job vacancy trend for Citrix in the UK excluding London

Citrix
Salary Trend in the UK excluding London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Citrix in the UK excluding London.

Salary trend for Citrix in the UK excluding London

Citrix
Salary Histogram in the UK excluding London

Salary distribution for jobs citing Citrix in the UK excluding London over the 6 months to 21 September 2020.

Salary histogram for Citrix in the UK excluding London

Citrix
Job Locations in the UK excluding London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Citrix within the UK excluding London region over the 6 months to 21 September 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
South East -20 177 £45,000 +12.50% 43
North of England +6 168 £37,500 +15.38% 46
Midlands -17 118 £38,500 -5.76% 24
North West +54 96 £37,500 +4.17% 27
West Midlands -15 91 £34,500 -18.82% 12
South West +23 57 £37,500 -6.25% 18
Yorkshire +3 53 £38,500 +45.28% 14
East of England +8 45 £44,000 +10.00% 19
East Midlands +18 27 £40,000 +6.67% 12
Wales +53 23 £36,500 +12.31% 5
Scotland +81 19 £46,820 +3.67% 8
North East +22 19 £40,000 +5.26% 5
Northern Ireland +15 2 £52,500 +31.25%
Citrix
UK

For the 6 months to 21 September 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 UK excluding London region with a requirement for Citrix.

1 449 (73.73%) Windows
2 402 (66.01%) VMware
3 385 (63.22%) Microsoft
4 371 (60.92%) Active Directory
5 274 (44.99%) Office 365
6 240 (39.41%) Windows Server
6 240 (39.41%) VMware Infrastructure
7 231 (37.93%) Azure
8 177 (29.06%) ITIL
9 172 (28.24%) Cisco
10 159 (26.11%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 144 (23.65%) Hyper-V
12 140 (22.99%) DNS
13 135 (22.17%) Firewall
13 135 (22.17%) XenApp
14 124 (20.36%) DHCP
15 121 (19.87%) SAN
16 120 (19.70%) SCCM
17 118 (19.38%) SLA
18 117 (19.21%) PowerShell
19 113 (18.56%) Windows Server 2008
20 103 (16.91%) Microsoft Certification
21 99 (16.26%) Windows 10
22 97 (15.93%) Data Centre
23 96 (15.76%) TCP/IP
24 95 (15.60%) WAN
25 92 (15.11%) LAN
26 91 (14.94%) MS Exchange
27 88 (14.45%) Windows Server 2012
28 86 (14.12%) Windows Server 2016

Citrix
Co-occurring IT Skills in the UK excluding London 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 91 (14.94%) MS Exchange
2 54 (8.87%) SharePoint
3 37 (6.08%) Exchange Server 2013
4 29 (4.76%) IIS
5 24 (3.94%) Exchange Server 2010
6 8 (1.31%) Skype for Business
7 5 (0.82%) OpenStack
8 4 (0.66%) Apache
8 4 (0.66%) CloudStack
8 4 (0.66%) Confluence
8 4 (0.66%) SharePoint Server
9 2 (0.33%) Elasticsearch
9 2 (0.33%) SharePoint 2010
9 2 (0.33%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.16%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 1 (0.16%) Exchange Server 2000
10 1 (0.16%) Exchange Server 2003
10 1 (0.16%) Exchange Server 2007
10 1 (0.16%) IBM Notes
10 1 (0.16%) nginx
Applications
1 83 (13.63%) Microsoft Office
2 16 (2.63%) Microsoft Excel
3 13 (2.13%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (0.49%) Microsoft Project
4 3 (0.49%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.16%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (0.49%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (0.33%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (0.33%) Elite 3E
3 1 (0.16%) BASE24
3 1 (0.16%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.16%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.16%) Faxination
3 1 (0.16%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 274 (44.99%) Office 365
2 231 (37.93%) Azure
3 49 (8.05%) AWS
4 40 (6.57%) Azure Active Directory
5 34 (5.58%) IaaS
6 31 (5.09%) SaaS
7 30 (4.93%) PaaS
8 13 (2.13%) Cloud Computing
9 11 (1.81%) OneDrive
10 10 (1.64%) BPaaS
11 6 (0.99%) Power Platform
12 4 (0.66%) Mimecast
13 3 (0.49%) PowerApps
14 2 (0.33%) Azure ExpressRoute
14 2 (0.33%) GCP
15 1 (0.16%) Akamai
Communications & Networking
1 140 (22.99%) DNS
2 135 (22.17%) Firewall
3 124 (20.36%) DHCP
4 121 (19.87%) SAN
5 96 (15.76%) TCP/IP
6 95 (15.60%) WAN
7 92 (15.11%) LAN
8 50 (8.21%) NetScaler
9 49 (8.05%) VPN
10 40 (6.57%) iSCSI
11 36 (5.91%) VoIP
12 30 (4.93%) Fibre Channel
13 22 (3.61%) Wireless
14 19 (3.12%) Remote Desktop
14 19 (3.12%) VLAN
15 15 (2.46%) Cisco ASA
15 15 (2.46%) Wi-Fi
16 13 (2.13%) Network Security
16 13 (2.13%) Skype
17 9 (1.48%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 78 (12.81%) SQL Server
2 7 (1.15%) Amazon RDS
2 7 (1.15%) SQL Server 2014
3 5 (0.82%) Azure SQL Database
4 4 (0.66%) MySQL
4 4 (0.66%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (0.66%) SQL Server 2016
5 3 (0.49%) Oracle Database
5 3 (0.49%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (0.33%) Big Data
6 2 (0.33%) Power BI
6 2 (0.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.16%) GIS
7 1 (0.16%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.16%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 10 (1.64%) Visual Studio Team System
2 4 (0.66%) Git (software)
3 3 (0.49%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.16%) Ant
4 1 (0.16%) JIRA
4 1 (0.16%) Subversion
4 1 (0.16%) Visual Studio
General
1 53 (8.70%) Finance
2 29 (4.76%) Legal
3 26 (4.27%) Public Sector
4 11 (1.81%) Law
5 9 (1.48%) Banking
5 9 (1.48%) Marketing
6 8 (1.31%) Retail
7 7 (1.15%) French Language
8 6 (0.99%) Back Office
9 5 (0.82%) Telecoms
10 4 (0.66%) Advertising
10 4 (0.66%) Korean Language
11 3 (0.49%) Electronics
11 3 (0.49%) Financial Institution
11 3 (0.49%) Manufacturing
12 2 (0.33%) Games
12 2 (0.33%) Housing Association
12 2 (0.33%) Investment Banking
12 2 (0.33%) Local Government
12 2 (0.33%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 140 (22.99%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 115 (18.88%) Analyst
3 74 (12.15%) Support Engineer
4 60 (9.85%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 48 (7.88%) 2nd Line Support
6 47 (7.72%) 3rd Line Support
7 42 (6.90%) IT Engineer
8 40 (6.57%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
9 39 (6.40%) Support Analyst
10 38 (6.24%) IT Analyst
11 37 (6.08%) Technical Engineer
12 35 (5.75%) Citrix Engineer
13 34 (5.58%) Service Analyst
13 34 (5.58%) Service Desk Analyst
14 33 (5.42%) Technical Support
15 31 (5.09%) Server Engineer
16 30 (4.93%) IT Support
17 29 (4.76%) Citrix Support
17 29 (4.76%) Infrastructure Analyst
17 29 (4.76%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (2.30%) Web Services
2 13 (2.13%) JSON
3 9 (1.48%) LDAP
4 4 (0.66%) CSS
4 4 (0.66%) LAMP
5 2 (0.33%) .NET
5 2 (0.33%) 802.1X
5 2 (0.33%) COM
5 2 (0.33%) XML
5 2 (0.33%) X-Windows
6 1 (0.16%) ADSI
6 1 (0.16%) Apache Thrift
6 1 (0.16%) HTML
6 1 (0.16%) LAPP Stack
6 1 (0.16%) Node.js
6 1 (0.16%) REST
6 1 (0.16%) SOAP
6 1 (0.16%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 97 (15.93%) Data Centre
2 35 (5.75%) Self-Motivation
3 31 (5.09%) Management Information System
4 29 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
5 24 (3.94%) Driving Licence
6 22 (3.61%) Public Cloud
7 19 (3.12%) Enterprise Storage
8 16 (2.63%) iPhone
9 15 (2.46%) Enterprise Software
10 12 (1.97%) Clustering
11 11 (1.81%) Replication
12 10 (1.64%) Hybrid Cloud
13 8 (1.31%) Client/Server
14 6 (0.99%) Analytical Mindset
14 6 (0.99%) Blackberry
14 6 (0.99%) Video Conferencing
15 5 (0.82%) Fat Client
15 5 (0.82%) PKI
15 5 (0.82%) Renewable Energy
15 5 (0.82%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 449 (73.73%) Windows
2 240 (39.41%) Windows Server
3 113 (18.56%) Windows Server 2008
4 99 (16.26%) Windows 10
5 88 (14.45%) Windows Server 2012
6 86 (14.12%) Windows Server 2016
7 55 (9.03%) Linux
8 49 (8.05%) Windows 7
9 37 (6.08%) Windows Server 2003
10 26 (4.27%) Android
10 26 (4.27%) Windows Server 2019
11 23 (3.78%) Windows 8
12 20 (3.28%) Unix
13 14 (2.30%) Apple iOS
14 6 (0.99%) Data ONTAP
14 6 (0.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 6 (0.99%) Solaris
15 5 (0.82%) Ubuntu
16 3 (0.49%) CentOS
16 3 (0.49%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 177 (29.06%) ITIL
2 159 (26.11%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 74 (12.15%) Problem-Solving
4 62 (10.18%) Change Management
5 58 (9.52%) Project Delivery
6 54 (8.87%) Disaster Recovery
7 44 (7.22%) Problem Management
8 39 (6.40%) Service Management
9 37 (6.08%) Server Management
10 35 (5.75%) Project Management
11 32 (5.25%) Mentoring
11 32 (5.25%) Migration
12 27 (4.43%) Line Management
12 27 (4.43%) Performance Monitoring
13 26 (4.27%) ITSM
13 26 (4.27%) Service Delivery
14 24 (3.94%) DevOps
15 23 (3.78%) Incident Management
15 23 (3.78%) Storage Management
16 21 (3.45%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 117 (19.21%) PowerShell
2 77 (12.64%) SQL
3 13 (2.13%) VBScript
4 12 (1.97%) Java
5 10 (1.64%) Python
6 7 (1.15%) C
7 6 (0.99%) PHP
8 5 (0.82%) Bash Shell
9 4 (0.66%) Perl
10 2 (0.33%) VB
11 1 (0.16%) C++
11 1 (0.16%) Groovy
11 1 (0.16%) JavaScript
11 1 (0.16%) Ruby
11 1 (0.16%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 103 (16.91%) Microsoft Certification
2 62 (10.18%) MCSA
3 59 (9.69%) MCSE
4 49 (8.05%) Cisco Certification
5 45 (7.39%) CCNA
6 34 (5.58%) Security Cleared
7 32 (5.25%) Degree
8 30 (4.93%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 24 (3.94%) DV Cleared
9 24 (3.94%) Server+ Certification
10 23 (3.78%) MCP
11 16 (2.63%) Citrix Certification
12 15 (2.46%) CCA
13 13 (2.13%) CCNP
14 10 (1.64%) CCSA
14 10 (1.64%) SC Cleared
15 8 (1.31%) Check Point Certification
16 6 (0.99%) DBS Check
16 6 (0.99%) ITIL Certification
17 5 (0.82%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 118 (19.38%) SLA
2 25 (4.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 22 (3.61%) GDPR
4 11 (1.81%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 10 (1.64%) BS25999
6 5 (0.82%) QA
7 4 (0.66%) Cyber Essentials
7 4 (0.66%) ISO 9001
8 2 (0.33%) PCI DSS
8 2 (0.33%) PMO
8 2 (0.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 1 (0.16%) COBIT
9 1 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 371 (60.92%) Active Directory
2 240 (39.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 144 (23.65%) Hyper-V
4 135 (22.17%) XenApp
5 69 (11.33%) XenDesktop
6 60 (9.85%) vSphere
7 27 (4.43%) VMware ESXi
8 19 (3.12%) Citrix Hypervisor
9 16 (2.63%) Terminal Server
10 15 (2.46%) Virtual Desktop
11 13 (2.13%) BitLocker
12 12 (1.97%) Virtual Servers
13 11 (1.81%) Microsoft App-V
14 10 (1.64%) NFS
15 8 (1.31%) Virtual Machines
16 6 (0.99%) Firmware
16 6 (0.99%) Microsoft Virtual Server
16 6 (0.99%) Terminal Services
17 4 (0.66%) KVM
18 3 (0.49%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 120 (19.70%) SCCM
2 33 (5.42%) SCOM
3 31 (5.09%) Backup Exec
4 26 (4.27%) WSUS
5 23 (3.78%) NetBackup
6 22 (3.61%) Microsoft Intune
6 22 (3.61%) SCVMM
6 22 (3.61%) vCenter Server
7 19 (3.12%) EMC NetWorker
8 11 (1.81%) Microsoft Clustering
9 7 (1.15%) Opscode Chef
10 6 (0.99%) AirWatch
10 6 (0.99%) Puppet
11 5 (0.82%) Norton AntiVirus
12 4 (0.66%) Nagios
12 4 (0.66%) Nessus
13 3 (0.49%) McAfee ePO
13 3 (0.49%) SCSM
13 3 (0.49%) Single Sign-On
14 2 (0.33%) vRealize
Vendors
1 402 (66.01%) VMware
2 385 (63.22%) Microsoft
3 172 (28.24%) Cisco
4 64 (10.51%) Veeam
5 53 (8.70%) HP
6 45 (7.39%) Dell
7 40 (6.57%) NetApp
8 34 (5.58%) EMC
9 33 (5.42%) Symantec
10 22 (3.61%) Juniper
11 21 (3.45%) Sophos
12 19 (3.12%) ServiceNow
13 18 (2.96%) CheckPoint
14 15 (2.46%) F5
14 15 (2.46%) Oracle
15 14 (2.30%) Fortinet
16 13 (2.13%) McAfee
16 13 (2.13%) Meraki
17 12 (1.97%) EqualLogic
17 12 (1.97%) Mitel