Period
to 28 February 2020

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies 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 28 February 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
6 months to
28 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 156 161 138
Rank change year-on-year +5 -23 +9
Permanent jobs citing Citrix 2,749 3,258 4,262
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 2.24% 2.16% 2.42%
As % of the Vendors category 5.34% 5.10% 5.47%
Number of salaries quoted 2,236 2,667 3,469
UK median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25% +5.26%
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £68,750 £68,750 £67,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £39,674 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +5.80% - +0.67%

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.

All Vendors
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 51,487 63,874 77,888
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 41.88% 42.30% 44.20%
Number of salaries quoted 39,461 49,235 61,724
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £85,000 £81,250 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -

Citrix
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Citrix as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Citrix in the UK

Citrix
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Citrix.

Salary trend for Citrix in the UK

Citrix
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Citrix over the 6 months to 28 February 2020.

Salary histogram for Citrix in the UK

Citrix
Top 16 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Citrix within the UK over the 6 months to 28 February 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
England +2 2,577 £42,500 - 414
UK excluding London -7 1,523 £39,674 +5.80% 341
London +29 1,135 £50,000 - 109
South East +28 457 £40,000 -5.88% 72
North of England -10 382 £37,500 +11.94% 91
Midlands -3 327 £37,500 -11.76% 65
West Midlands -14 214 £37,000 -14.45% 47
North West -5 202 £36,000 +2.86% 52
Yorkshire -13 143 £40,000 +21.21% 28
East of England -38 140 £42,500 +13.33% 45
South West +29 126 £37,500 +7.14% 32
East Midlands +44 113 £37,850 +1.61% 17
Scotland +34 57 £47,600 +58.67% 28
North East +23 37 £27,500 -12.70% 11
Wales -14 25 £35,000 -5.41% 7
Northern Ireland +24 10 £43,750 +12.90% 1

For the 6 months to 28 February 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 with a requirement for Citrix.

1 1,981 (72.06%) Windows
2 1,642 (59.73%) Microsoft
3 1,561 (56.78%) Active Directory
4 1,552 (56.46%) VMware
5 1,224 (44.53%) Office 365
6 1,078 (39.21%) Windows Server
7 953 (34.67%) VMware Infrastructure
8 929 (33.79%) Azure
9 839 (30.52%) XenApp
10 730 (26.56%) ITIL
11 672 (24.45%) Windows 10
12 645 (23.46%) SCCM
13 597 (21.72%) Cisco
14 575 (20.92%) MS Exchange
15 558 (20.30%) DNS
16 552 (20.08%) Hyper-V
17 550 (20.01%) XenDesktop
18 513 (18.66%) PowerShell
19 503 (18.30%) Infrastructure Engineering
20 494 (17.97%) DHCP
21 474 (17.24%) Finance
22 468 (17.02%) Firewall
23 466 (16.95%) WAN
24 455 (16.55%) AWS
25 445 (16.19%) LAN
26 435 (15.82%) Data Centre
27 428 (15.57%) Microsoft Office
28 410 (14.91%) Windows Server 2012
29 401 (14.59%) TCP/IP
30 387 (14.08%) Microsoft Certification

Citrix
Co-occurring IT Skills 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
1 575 (20.92%) MS Exchange
2 243 (8.84%) Exchange Server 2010
3 200 (7.28%) SharePoint
4 146 (5.31%) Skype for Business
5 124 (4.51%) Exchange Server 2013
6 84 (3.06%) IIS
7 34 (1.24%) Exchange Server 2007
8 18 (0.65%) Drupal
9 16 (0.58%) Tomcat
10 15 (0.55%) WebSphere
11 9 (0.33%) IBM Notes
11 9 (0.33%) SAS
12 8 (0.29%) Exchange Server 2003
13 7 (0.25%) Confluence
13 7 (0.25%) IBM Domino
14 4 (0.15%) SharePoint 2010
15 3 (0.11%) Apache
15 3 (0.11%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
15 3 (0.11%) OpenStack
16 2 (0.073%) CMS
Applications
1 428 (15.57%) Microsoft Office
2 58 (2.11%) Microsoft Excel
3 14 (0.51%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 9 (0.33%) MS Visio
5 8 (0.29%) Acrobat
6 4 (0.15%) Adobe Captivate
6 4 (0.15%) Camtasia
7 3 (0.11%) Spreadsheet
8 2 (0.073%) Chatbot
8 2 (0.073%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 37 (1.35%) Dynamics CRM
2 21 (0.76%) Elite 3E
3 5 (0.18%) assyst
3 5 (0.18%) Eikon
3 5 (0.18%) NetSuite
4 4 (0.15%) Sage CRM
5 3 (0.11%) Carpe Diem
5 3 (0.11%) Remedy ITSM
5 3 (0.11%) Visualfiles
6 2 (0.073%) Dynamics AX
6 2 (0.073%) Dynamics NAV
6 2 (0.073%) OpenCart
6 2 (0.073%) SAP BPC
6 2 (0.073%) Softmar
7 1 (0.036%) Cognos TM1
7 1 (0.036%) SAP Business One
7 1 (0.036%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
7 1 (0.036%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 1,224 (44.53%) Office 365
2 929 (33.79%) Azure
3 455 (16.55%) AWS
4 121 (4.40%) Azure Active Directory
5 85 (3.09%) IaaS
6 62 (2.26%) Mimecast
7 58 (2.11%) SaaS
8 45 (1.64%) PaaS
9 42 (1.53%) Amazon EC2
10 37 (1.35%) OneDrive
11 33 (1.20%) Serverless
12 32 (1.16%) AWS CloudFormation
12 32 (1.16%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 18 (0.65%) Azure ExpressRoute
13 18 (0.65%) Cloud Computing
14 17 (0.62%) Amazon ECS
14 17 (0.62%) AWS Lambda
15 16 (0.58%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 16 (0.58%) Amazon S3
16 15 (0.55%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 558 (20.30%) DNS
2 494 (17.97%) DHCP
3 468 (17.02%) Firewall
4 466 (16.95%) WAN
5 445 (16.19%) LAN
6 401 (14.59%) TCP/IP
7 355 (12.91%) SAN
8 309 (11.24%) NetScaler
9 290 (10.55%) VPN
10 162 (5.89%) VoIP
11 148 (5.38%) Wireless
12 139 (5.06%) Skype
13 130 (4.73%) Internet
14 107 (3.89%) VLAN
15 88 (3.20%) MPLS
16 79 (2.87%) BGP
17 78 (2.84%) Network Security
18 76 (2.76%) Cisco ASA
19 75 (2.73%) NAS
19 75 (2.73%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 348 (12.66%) SQL Server
2 60 (2.18%) SQL Server 2012
3 52 (1.89%) SQL Server 2016
4 48 (1.75%) Amazon RDS
5 26 (0.95%) SQL Server 2008
6 21 (0.76%) SQL Server 2014
7 20 (0.73%) MySQL
8 19 (0.69%) PostgreSQL
9 15 (0.55%) DB2
9 15 (0.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 14 (0.51%) Oracle Database
11 12 (0.44%) Relational Database
12 9 (0.33%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 9 (0.33%) Big Data
13 4 (0.15%) DTS
14 3 (0.11%) Data Lake
14 3 (0.11%) Oracle Reports
14 3 (0.11%) RDBMS
14 3 (0.11%) SQL Server 2005
14 3 (0.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 35 (1.27%) JIRA
1 35 (1.27%) MSI
2 31 (1.13%) Visual Studio
3 22 (0.80%) Jenkins
4 21 (0.76%) Visual Studio Team System
5 19 (0.69%) Git (software)
6 17 (0.62%) Octopus Deploy
7 15 (0.55%) WinDbg
8 10 (0.36%) AdminStudio
9 9 (0.33%) Maven
9 9 (0.33%) SonarQube
10 8 (0.29%) Bitbucket
11 7 (0.25%) AutoIt
11 7 (0.25%) InstallShield
11 7 (0.25%) TestRail
11 7 (0.25%) Zephyr
12 4 (0.15%) Selenium
13 3 (0.11%) Artifactory
13 3 (0.11%) Bazaar
13 3 (0.11%) JProfiler
General
1 474 (17.24%) Finance
2 123 (4.47%) Law
3 120 (4.37%) Legal
4 110 (4.00%) Public Sector
5 85 (3.09%) Telecoms
6 77 (2.80%) Retail
7 73 (2.66%) Banking
8 54 (1.96%) Back Office
9 31 (1.13%) Advertising
9 31 (1.13%) Marketing
10 30 (1.09%) Local Government
10 30 (1.09%) Manufacturing
11 15 (0.55%) Publishing
12 14 (0.51%) Financial Institution
13 11 (0.40%) Electronics
13 11 (0.40%) French Language
13 11 (0.40%) Spanish Language
14 10 (0.36%) Front Office
15 9 (0.33%) Investment Banking
16 8 (0.29%) German Language
Job Titles
1 541 (19.68%) Analyst
2 408 (14.84%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 295 (10.73%) Support Engineer
4 260 (9.46%) Support Analyst
5 233 (8.48%) IT Support
6 212 (7.71%) Consultant
7 209 (7.60%) Architect
8 183 (6.66%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 177 (6.44%) IT Engineer
10 163 (5.93%) 2nd Line Support
11 146 (5.31%) Service Analyst
12 131 (4.77%) 3rd Line Support
13 128 (4.66%) Service Desk Analyst
14 124 (4.51%) Desktop Support
15 121 (4.40%) Network Engineer
16 120 (4.37%) IT Analyst
17 116 (4.22%) Citrix Engineer
18 108 (3.93%) Infrastructure Analyst
19 104 (3.78%) Systems Engineer
20 95 (3.46%) IT Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (1.93%) Web Services
2 44 (1.60%) LDAP
3 27 (0.98%) .NET
4 26 (0.95%) WSH
5 19 (0.69%) Sensu
6 18 (0.65%) LAMP
7 15 (0.55%) Software Packaging
8 13 (0.47%) WebSphere MQ
9 12 (0.44%) JSON
9 12 (0.44%) XML
10 9 (0.33%) 802.1X
10 9 (0.33%) Node.js
10 9 (0.33%) SAML
11 6 (0.22%) Middleware
11 6 (0.22%) WPF
12 5 (0.18%) Windows SharePoint Services
13 4 (0.15%) .NET Framework
13 4 (0.15%) HTML
14 3 (0.11%) CSS
14 3 (0.11%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 435 (15.82%) Data Centre
2 125 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
3 107 (3.89%) Management Information System
4 104 (3.78%) Self-Motivation
5 61 (2.22%) Driving Licence
6 58 (2.11%) User Experience
7 54 (1.96%) Clustering
8 53 (1.93%) Public Cloud
9 52 (1.89%) Video Conferencing
10 48 (1.75%) Private Cloud
11 45 (1.64%) Replication
12 43 (1.56%) Blackberry
13 38 (1.38%) Hybrid Cloud
14 32 (1.16%) PKI
14 32 (1.16%) Smartphone
15 29 (1.05%) Fat Client
15 29 (1.05%) Thin Client
16 28 (1.02%) iPad
16 28 (1.02%) iPhone
17 26 (0.95%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 1,981 (72.06%) Windows
2 1,078 (39.21%) Windows Server
3 672 (24.45%) Windows 10
4 410 (14.91%) Windows Server 2012
5 381 (13.86%) Windows 7
6 345 (12.55%) Windows Server 2008
7 300 (10.91%) Linux
8 138 (5.02%) Windows 8
9 112 (4.07%) Unix
10 91 (3.31%) Windows Server 2003
11 56 (2.04%) Mac OS
12 49 (1.78%) Apple iOS
13 44 (1.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 38 (1.38%) Android
15 33 (1.20%) Mac OS X
16 16 (0.58%) Windows XP
17 14 (0.51%) CentOS
18 13 (0.47%) VMS
19 12 (0.44%) Solaris
20 11 (0.40%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 730 (26.56%) ITIL
2 503 (18.30%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 287 (10.44%) Problem-Solving
4 210 (7.64%) Service Delivery
5 167 (6.07%) Disaster Recovery
5 167 (6.07%) Migration
6 160 (5.82%) Presales
7 159 (5.78%) Mentoring
8 143 (5.20%) Project Management
9 138 (5.02%) Service Management
10 132 (4.80%) Project Delivery
11 131 (4.77%) Agile Software Development
12 129 (4.69%) Change Management
13 116 (4.22%) Information Security
14 111 (4.04%) Continuous Improvement
15 105 (3.82%) Mobile Device Management
15 105 (3.82%) Patch Management
16 99 (3.60%) DevOps
17 98 (3.56%) Load Balancing
18 83 (3.02%) Proactive Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 513 (18.66%) PowerShell
2 303 (11.02%) SQL
3 70 (2.55%) Python
4 68 (2.47%) VBScript
5 29 (1.05%) Bash Shell
5 29 (1.05%) C
6 24 (0.87%) Perl
7 23 (0.84%) VB
8 15 (0.55%) Java
9 14 (0.51%) JavaScript
9 14 (0.51%) T-SQL
9 14 (0.51%) VBA
10 13 (0.47%) C#
11 10 (0.36%) Shell Script
11 10 (0.36%) VB.NET
12 9 (0.33%) PHP
13 6 (0.22%) PL/SQL
14 5 (0.18%) Ruby
15 3 (0.11%) KiXtart
16 2 (0.073%) C++
Qualifications
1 387 (14.08%) Microsoft Certification
2 246 (8.95%) MCSE
3 218 (7.93%) Cisco Certification
4 180 (6.55%) Degree
5 159 (5.78%) MCSA
6 146 (5.31%) CCNA
7 123 (4.47%) CCNP
8 114 (4.15%) Security Cleared
8 114 (4.15%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 96 (3.49%) Citrix Certification
10 72 (2.62%) MCP
11 70 (2.55%) ITIL Certification
12 61 (2.22%) CCA
13 54 (1.96%) MCITP
14 41 (1.49%) SC Cleared
15 37 (1.35%) DV Cleared
16 35 (1.27%) CCIE
17 31 (1.13%) MCDST
18 24 (0.87%) A+ Certification
19 23 (0.84%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 263 (9.57%) SLA
2 56 (2.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 40 (1.46%) GDPR
4 29 (1.05%) QA
5 21 (0.76%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 16 (0.58%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 9 (0.33%) COBIT
8 7 (0.25%) BS25999
9 6 (0.22%) PCI DSS
10 4 (0.15%) ISO 9001
11 3 (0.11%) PMO
12 2 (0.073%) NCSC
13 1 (0.036%) Cyber Essentials
13 1 (0.036%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
13 1 (0.036%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 1,561 (56.78%) Active Directory
2 953 (34.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 839 (30.52%) XenApp
4 552 (20.08%) Hyper-V
5 550 (20.01%) XenDesktop
6 216 (7.86%) vSphere
7 187 (6.80%) VMware ESXi
8 118 (4.29%) Microsoft App-V
9 108 (3.93%) Virtual Desktop
10 99 (3.60%) Terminal Services
11 81 (2.95%) Citrix Hypervisor
12 62 (2.26%) Virtual Machines
13 61 (2.22%) VMware NSX
14 45 (1.64%) Virtual Servers
15 42 (1.53%) Terminal Server
16 36 (1.31%) Docker
17 32 (1.16%) BitLocker
18 20 (0.73%) Firmware
18 20 (0.73%) NFS
19 15 (0.55%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 645 (23.46%) SCCM
2 158 (5.75%) SCOM
3 134 (4.87%) Microsoft Intune
4 120 (4.37%) WSUS
5 75 (2.73%) XenMobile
6 69 (2.51%) Backup Exec
7 65 (2.36%) SCVMM
8 59 (2.15%) vCenter Server
9 48 (1.75%) Ansible
9 48 (1.75%) vRealize
10 43 (1.56%) NetBackup
11 42 (1.53%) Opscode Chef
12 37 (1.35%) Nagios
13 36 (1.31%) Terraform
14 27 (0.98%) Grafana
15 25 (0.91%) Puppet
16 24 (0.87%) Kubernetes
16 24 (0.87%) SCOrch
17 21 (0.76%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
18 20 (0.73%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 1,642 (59.73%) Microsoft
2 1,552 (56.46%) VMware
3 597 (21.72%) Cisco
4 243 (8.84%) HP
5 198 (7.20%) NetApp
6 174 (6.33%) Dell
7 172 (6.26%) Veeam
8 111 (4.04%) EMC
8 111 (4.04%) Oracle
9 105 (3.82%) Ivanti
10 98 (3.56%) Symantec
11 84 (3.06%) SolarWinds
12 80 (2.91%) Palo Alto
13 78 (2.84%) CheckPoint
14 69 (2.51%) Apple
15 67 (2.44%) IBM
16 63 (2.29%) Avaya
17 62 (2.26%) iManage
18 61 (2.22%) Juniper
19 60 (2.18%) Red Hat