Period
to 25 April 2018

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 25 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
UK
6 months to
25 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 143 147 108
Rank change year-on-year +4 -39 -30
Permanent jobs citing Citrix 4,144 4,048 5,923
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 2.34% 2.38% 2.89%
As % of the Vendors category 5.22% 5.40% 6.34%
Number of salaries quoted 3,307 3,341 5,024
UK median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +2.56% -2.50%
10th Percentile £25,000 £23,250 £23,758
90th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £63,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £37,500 £36,500 £35,500
% change year-on-year +2.74% +2.82% -1.39%

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 79,317 74,990 93,430
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 44.83% 44.07% 45.64%
Number of salaries quoted 62,551 60,388 76,391
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,269 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.93% +0.60% -
10th Percentile £26,750 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £73,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year +1.19% - +5.00%

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 25 April 2018.

Salary histogram for Citrix in the UK

Citrix
Top 17 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 25 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
England -1 3,880 £42,500 +6.25% 494
UK excluding London -6 2,346 £37,500 +2.74% 337
London -11 1,654 £47,500 +11.67% 185
South East -10 653 £38,750 +3.33% 72
North of England -46 478 £35,000 - 95
Midlands +1 467 £36,500 +1.39% 61
East of England +52 435 £42,000 -1.18% 48
West Midlands +8 332 £37,500 +11.94% 40
North West -27 260 £35,000 - 58
South West -9 187 £36,000 +15.20% 33
Yorkshire -41 182 £40,000 +9.59% 30
East Midlands -1 136 £32,500 -18.75% 21
Scotland -56 52 £32,750 -21.08% 21
Wales +11 45 £37,250 +14.62% 4
North East -37 37 £35,000 +16.67% 7
Northern Ireland -2 19 £24,500 +4.26% 3
Channel Islands +7 14 £70,000 +47.37%

For the 6 months to 25 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 with a requirement for Citrix.

1 3,035 (73.24%) Windows
2 2,503 (60.40%) VMware
3 2,301 (55.53%) Active Directory
4 2,272 (54.83%) Microsoft
5 1,700 (41.02%) Windows Server
6 1,467 (35.40%) VMware Infrastructure
7 1,319 (31.83%) Office 365
8 1,228 (29.63%) ITIL
9 1,136 (27.41%) XenApp
10 1,041 (25.12%) Cisco
11 1,030 (24.86%) Microsoft Azure
12 981 (23.67%) Hyper-V
13 893 (21.55%) Windows Server 2012
14 878 (21.19%) Finance
15 865 (20.87%) MS Exchange
16 844 (20.37%) Windows Server 2008
17 818 (19.74%) Firewall
18 757 (18.27%) Windows 7
19 748 (18.05%) WAN
20 720 (17.37%) SCCM
21 704 (16.99%) XenDesktop
22 696 (16.80%) LAN
23 695 (16.77%) Windows 10
24 691 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
25 684 (16.51%) DNS
26 678 (16.36%) Data Centre
27 666 (16.07%) SAN
28 638 (15.40%) Microsoft Certification
29 548 (13.22%) PowerShell
30 533 (12.86%) SQL

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
1 865 (20.87%) MS Exchange
2 399 (9.63%) Exchange Server 2010
3 360 (8.69%) Exchange Server 2013
4 268 (6.47%) SharePoint
5 243 (5.86%) Skype for Business
6 137 (3.31%) IIS
7 87 (2.10%) Exchange Server 2007
8 77 (1.86%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 66 (1.59%) Exchange Server 2003
10 55 (1.33%) IBM Notes
11 42 (1.01%) Confluence
12 38 (0.92%) SharePoint 2013
13 37 (0.89%) SharePoint 2010
14 31 (0.75%) OpenStack
15 29 (0.70%) Apache
16 18 (0.43%) WebSphere
17 14 (0.34%) Tomcat
18 12 (0.29%) CMS
19 10 (0.24%) JBoss
20 7 (0.17%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 691 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
2 82 (1.98%) Microsoft Excel
3 43 (1.04%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 29 (0.70%) MS Visio
5 8 (0.19%) Microsoft Project
6 5 (0.12%) Acrobat
6 5 (0.12%) AutoCAD
7 4 (0.097%) Mingle
8 1 (0.024%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 1 (0.024%) Revit
8 1 (0.024%) SketchUp
8 1 (0.024%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 35 (0.84%) Elite 3E
2 30 (0.72%) Dynamics CRM
3 14 (0.34%) Carpe Diem
3 14 (0.34%) Eikon
4 13 (0.31%) Dynamics AX
5 6 (0.14%) Visualfiles
6 5 (0.12%) assyst
6 5 (0.12%) Sage X3
7 4 (0.097%) Eagle PACE
7 4 (0.097%) Oracle EBS
7 4 (0.097%) thinkFolio
7 4 (0.097%) Unit4 Business World
8 3 (0.072%) BusinessWorks
8 3 (0.072%) Dynamics NAV
8 3 (0.072%) Remedy ITSM
8 3 (0.072%) SAP Business One
8 3 (0.072%) Workday HCM
9 2 (0.048%) Markit EDM
9 2 (0.048%) Northgate Housing
10 1 (0.024%) Aareon QL
Cloud Services
1 1,319 (31.83%) Office 365
2 1,030 (24.86%) Microsoft Azure
3 475 (11.46%) Amazon AWS
4 135 (3.26%) IaaS
5 112 (2.70%) Azure Active Directory
6 110 (2.65%) Cloud Computing
7 105 (2.53%) SaaS
8 93 (2.24%) PaaS
9 74 (1.79%) Mimecast
10 53 (1.28%) OneDrive
11 35 (0.84%) Akamai
12 34 (0.82%) Amazon EC2
13 13 (0.31%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 11 (0.27%) AWS CloudFormation
15 9 (0.22%) Amazon S3
15 9 (0.22%) G Suite
16 8 (0.19%) Google Cloud Platform
17 7 (0.17%) Amazon CloudWatch
17 7 (0.17%) Amazon Glacier
17 7 (0.17%) AWS CloudTrail
Communications & Networking
1 818 (19.74%) Firewall
2 748 (18.05%) WAN
3 696 (16.80%) LAN
4 684 (16.51%) DNS
5 666 (16.07%) SAN
6 521 (12.57%) VPN
7 504 (12.16%) DHCP
8 473 (11.41%) NetScaler
9 427 (10.30%) TCP/IP
10 260 (6.27%) Remote Desktop
11 203 (4.90%) VoIP
12 189 (4.56%) Cisco ASA
13 186 (4.49%) Wireless
14 183 (4.42%) Skype
15 166 (4.01%) Network Security
16 152 (3.67%) VLAN
17 133 (3.21%) MPLS
18 120 (2.90%) NAS
19 113 (2.73%) Wi-Fi
20 107 (2.58%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 526 (12.69%) SQL Server
2 65 (1.57%) SQL Server 2008
3 62 (1.50%) SQL Server 2014
4 55 (1.33%) SQL Server 2005
5 47 (1.13%) SQL Server 2016
6 39 (0.94%) SQL Server 2012
7 37 (0.89%) MySQL
8 28 (0.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 27 (0.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 23 (0.56%) Amazon RDS
11 17 (0.41%) Oracle Database
12 14 (0.34%) Big Data
12 14 (0.34%) Data Warehouse
13 13 (0.31%) Blockchain
14 12 (0.29%) Power BI
15 11 (0.27%) PostgreSQL
16 7 (0.17%) MongoDB
17 6 (0.14%) DB2
18 5 (0.12%) BusinessObjects
18 5 (0.12%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 57 (1.38%) JIRA
2 41 (0.99%) MSI
3 40 (0.97%) Jenkins
4 24 (0.58%) Git (software)
5 19 (0.46%) Sonatype Nexus
6 12 (0.29%) Octopus Deploy
7 11 (0.27%) LoadRunner
7 11 (0.27%) Visual Studio
8 10 (0.24%) JMeter
9 9 (0.22%) Selenium
10 7 (0.17%) Team Foundation Server
11 6 (0.14%) Burp Suite
11 6 (0.14%) Metasploit
12 5 (0.12%) Subversion
12 5 (0.12%) Visual Studio Team System
13 4 (0.097%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
13 4 (0.097%) WinDbg
14 3 (0.072%) TeamCity
14 3 (0.072%) Vagrant
14 3 (0.072%) WebLOAD
General
1 878 (21.19%) Finance
2 248 (5.98%) Legal
3 229 (5.53%) Law
4 128 (3.09%) Banking
5 94 (2.27%) Marketing
6 91 (2.20%) Telecoms
7 90 (2.17%) Retail
8 73 (1.76%) Advertising
9 63 (1.52%) Back Office
10 60 (1.45%) Manufacturing
11 45 (1.09%) Games
12 38 (0.92%) Billing
13 35 (0.84%) Investment Banking
14 34 (0.82%) German Language
15 33 (0.80%) Publishing
16 28 (0.68%) Financial Institution
16 28 (0.68%) Front Office
17 27 (0.65%) Military
18 26 (0.63%) French Language
19 20 (0.48%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 726 (17.52%) Analyst
2 612 (14.77%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 548 (13.22%) Support Engineer
4 328 (7.92%) Architect
5 313 (7.55%) Consultant
6 303 (7.31%) Support Analyst
7 274 (6.61%) Desktop Support
8 270 (6.52%) 2nd Line Support
9 258 (6.23%) Service Analyst
10 250 (6.03%) IT Support
11 246 (5.94%) IT Engineer
12 241 (5.82%) 3rd Line Engineer
13 218 (5.26%) Service Desk Analyst
14 199 (4.80%) Citrix Engineer
15 191 (4.61%) 3rd Line Support
16 174 (4.20%) 2nd Line Engineer
17 154 (3.72%) IT Analyst
18 149 (3.60%) Infrastructure Support
19 148 (3.57%) Desktop Engineer
19 148 (3.57%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 93 (2.24%) .NET
2 88 (2.12%) HTML
3 81 (1.95%) Web Services
4 78 (1.88%) XML
5 48 (1.16%) Middleware
6 42 (1.01%) ASP.NET
7 40 (0.97%) CSS
7 40 (0.97%) LDAP
7 40 (0.97%) Software Packaging
8 27 (0.65%) 802.1X
8 27 (0.65%) AngularJS
9 25 (0.60%) EDI
10 21 (0.51%) X-Windows
11 17 (0.41%) Flash
11 17 (0.41%) JavaBeans
12 15 (0.36%) WebSphere MQ
12 15 (0.36%) WSH
13 12 (0.29%) XMPP
14 7 (0.17%) ASP.NET Web API
14 7 (0.17%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 678 (16.36%) Data Centre
2 342 (8.25%) Analytical Skills
3 239 (5.77%) Self-Motivation
4 158 (3.81%) Computer Science
5 150 (3.62%) Fat Client
5 150 (3.62%) Thin Client
6 143 (3.45%) Blackberry
7 133 (3.21%) Management Information System
8 110 (2.65%) Public Cloud
9 85 (2.05%) User Experience
10 84 (2.03%) Video Conferencing
11 83 (2.00%) Clustering
11 83 (2.00%) Private Cloud
12 82 (1.98%) Replication
13 81 (1.95%) Driving Licence
14 55 (1.33%) PMI
15 52 (1.25%) Enterprise Storage
16 43 (1.04%) Hedge funds
16 43 (1.04%) iPhone
17 42 (1.01%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 3,035 (73.24%) Windows
2 1,700 (41.02%) Windows Server
3 893 (21.55%) Windows Server 2012
4 844 (20.37%) Windows Server 2008
5 757 (18.27%) Windows 7
6 695 (16.77%) Windows 10
7 421 (10.16%) Linux
8 241 (5.82%) Windows Server 2003
9 236 (5.69%) Windows 8
10 143 (3.45%) Unix
11 79 (1.91%) Android
12 78 (1.88%) Windows XP
13 65 (1.57%) Mac OS X
14 58 (1.40%) Apple iOS
15 49 (1.18%) Solaris
16 39 (0.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 37 (0.89%) CentOS
18 36 (0.87%) Ubuntu
19 21 (0.51%) Mac OS
20 19 (0.46%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,228 (29.63%) ITIL
2 482 (11.63%) Problem-Solving
3 404 (9.75%) Service Delivery
4 386 (9.31%) Presales
5 323 (7.79%) Project Management
6 278 (6.71%) Service Management
7 233 (5.62%) Migration
8 226 (5.45%) Disaster Recovery
9 218 (5.26%) Customer Requirements
10 208 (5.02%) Mentoring
11 200 (4.83%) PRINCE2
12 198 (4.78%) Time Management
13 177 (4.27%) Incident Management
14 170 (4.10%) Problem Management
15 169 (4.08%) Change Management
16 166 (4.01%) Continuous Improvement
17 164 (3.96%) Line Management
17 164 (3.96%) Load Balancing
18 158 (3.81%) Application Packaging
19 144 (3.47%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 548 (13.22%) PowerShell
2 533 (12.86%) SQL
3 99 (2.39%) Python
4 75 (1.81%) Bash Shell
5 61 (1.47%) C#
6 60 (1.45%) Java
7 57 (1.38%) JavaScript
8 51 (1.23%) VBA
9 43 (1.04%) VBScript
10 41 (0.99%) PHP
11 35 (0.84%) Perl
12 34 (0.82%) Ruby
13 29 (0.70%) VB
13 29 (0.70%) VB.NET
14 18 (0.43%) T-SQL
15 16 (0.39%) C
16 13 (0.31%) C++
17 10 (0.24%) Shell Script
18 5 (0.12%) Groovy
19 3 (0.072%) Go
Qualifications
1 638 (15.40%) Microsoft Certification
2 453 (10.93%) MCSE
3 422 (10.18%) Degree
4 298 (7.19%) Cisco Certification
5 251 (6.06%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 209 (5.04%) CCNA
7 204 (4.92%) Citrix Certification
8 187 (4.51%) MCP
9 186 (4.49%) CCNP
10 171 (4.13%) MCSA
11 157 (3.79%) CCA
11 157 (3.79%) ITIL Certification
12 147 (3.55%) Security Cleared
13 119 (2.87%) Computer Science Degree
14 113 (2.73%) SC Cleared
15 101 (2.44%) MCITP
16 77 (1.86%) PMI Certification
17 61 (1.47%) CCIE
18 40 (0.97%) PMP
19 39 (0.94%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 434 (10.47%) SLA
2 91 (2.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 53 (1.28%) PCI DSS
4 40 (0.97%) PMO
5 37 (0.89%) QA
6 32 (0.77%) ISO 9001
7 29 (0.70%) GDPR
8 9 (0.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 8 (0.19%) GPG13
10 6 (0.14%) Cyber Essentials
10 6 (0.14%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
11 4 (0.097%) COBIT
12 3 (0.072%) COSHH
13 2 (0.048%) ISAE 3402
13 2 (0.048%) ISO/IEC 20000
13 2 (0.048%) PA-DSS
14 1 (0.024%) GCP
System Software
1 2,301 (55.53%) Active Directory
2 1,467 (35.40%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1,136 (27.41%) XenApp
4 981 (23.67%) Hyper-V
5 704 (16.99%) XenDesktop
6 358 (8.64%) VMware ESXi
7 305 (7.36%) Microsoft App-V
8 302 (7.29%) vSphere
9 185 (4.46%) Virtual Desktop
10 126 (3.04%) XenServer
11 120 (2.90%) Virtual Machines
12 95 (2.29%) Terminal Services
13 66 (1.59%) Virtual Servers
14 45 (1.09%) BitLocker
15 44 (1.06%) VirtualBox
16 38 (0.92%) VMware NSX
17 31 (0.75%) Xen
18 29 (0.70%) Docker
19 26 (0.63%) MetaFrame
19 26 (0.63%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 720 (17.37%) SCCM
2 168 (4.05%) Microsoft Intune
3 155 (3.74%) SCOM
4 136 (3.28%) vCenter Server
5 129 (3.11%) SCOrch
6 123 (2.97%) Backup Exec
7 118 (2.85%) SCVMM
8 111 (2.68%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
9 96 (2.32%) Puppet
10 70 (1.69%) Ansible
10 70 (1.69%) Forefront Identity Manager
10 70 (1.69%) Opscode Chef
11 67 (1.62%) vRealize
12 63 (1.52%) WSUS
13 62 (1.50%) AirWatch
14 54 (1.30%) XenMobile
15 52 (1.25%) SCSM
16 50 (1.21%) FortiGate
17 47 (1.13%) SCDPM
18 46 (1.11%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 2,503 (60.40%) VMware
2 2,272 (54.83%) Microsoft
3 1,041 (25.12%) Cisco
4 391 (9.44%) HP
5 254 (6.13%) NetApp
6 218 (5.26%) CheckPoint
7 209 (5.04%) F5
8 192 (4.63%) Veeam
9 174 (4.20%) Dell
10 164 (3.96%) Apple
11 145 (3.50%) EMC
12 141 (3.40%) Juniper
13 137 (3.31%) Oracle
14 134 (3.23%) Ivanti
15 128 (3.09%) Fortinet
16 124 (2.99%) Palo Alto
17 109 (2.63%) Google
18 104 (2.51%) Symantec
19 103 (2.49%) IBM
20 102 (2.46%) Meraki