Period
to 23 May 2019

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 23 May 2019 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
23 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 158 149 141
Rank change year-on-year -9 -8 -36
Permanent jobs citing Citrix 3,153 3,998 4,063
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 2.19% 2.33% 2.40%
As % of the Vendors category 5.16% 5.30% 5.43%
Number of salaries quoted 2,594 3,152 3,367
UK median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25% +3.90%
10th Percentile £23,250 £25,000 £23,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £71,250 £65,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,250
% change year-on-year - +3.45% +2.84%

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 61,069 75,497 74,814
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 42.40% 43.93% 44.22%
Number of salaries quoted 46,678 59,003 60,118
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £81,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% +2.41% -1.19%

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 23 May 2019.

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 23 May 2019. 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 -8 3,013 £42,500 - 111
UK excluding London +18 2,042 £37,500 - 71
London -41 1,034 £50,000 +3.09% 44
South East +3 552 £42,500 +7.37% 9
North of England +35 500 £31,750 -9.29% 28
Midlands +24 451 £42,500 +18.06% 19
West Midlands +26 359 £42,875 +14.33% 8
Yorkshire +72 299 £26,500 -33.75% 9
East of England +6 277 £35,000 -16.17% 6
South West +22 183 £40,000 +14.29% 5
North West -7 183 £33,500 -1.47% 18
East Midlands 0 92 £37,500 +15.38% 11
Scotland +9 54 £29,500 -18.06% 1
North East +8 18 £35,000 -6.67% 1
Wales +4 15 £37,250 +2.05% 1
Northern Ireland -41 5 £40,000 +63.27%
Isle of Man - 5 £45,000 -

For the 6 months to 23 May 2019, 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 2,166 (68.70%) Windows
2 1,984 (62.92%) Active Directory
3 1,817 (57.63%) Microsoft
4 1,812 (57.47%) VMware
5 1,198 (38.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1,165 (36.95%) Office 365
7 1,108 (35.14%) Windows Server
8 1,060 (33.62%) ITIL
9 926 (29.37%) Microsoft Azure
10 915 (29.02%) Cisco
11 811 (25.72%) XenApp
12 718 (22.77%) Hyper-V
13 697 (22.11%) Firewall
14 649 (20.58%) Infrastructure Engineering
15 648 (20.55%) DNS
16 630 (19.98%) Windows 10
17 600 (19.03%) SCCM
18 589 (18.68%) MS Exchange
19 573 (18.17%) PowerShell
20 572 (18.14%) DHCP
21 570 (18.08%) Windows 7
22 548 (17.38%) Microsoft Certification
23 543 (17.22%) Microsoft Office
24 542 (17.19%) Finance
25 539 (17.09%) SQL
26 505 (16.02%) Data Centre
27 499 (15.83%) WAN
28 482 (15.29%) LAN
29 468 (14.84%) Windows Server 2012
30 460 (14.59%) Windows Server 2008

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
1 589 (18.68%) MS Exchange
2 298 (9.45%) SharePoint
3 207 (6.57%) Skype for Business
4 178 (5.65%) Exchange Server 2010
5 144 (4.57%) IIS
6 111 (3.52%) Exchange Server 2013
7 62 (1.97%) Exchange Server 2003
8 41 (1.30%) Apache
9 36 (1.14%) Exchange Server 2007
10 35 (1.11%) Tomcat
11 32 (1.01%) SharePoint 2010
12 28 (0.89%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 23 (0.73%) Confluence
14 19 (0.60%) SharePoint 2013
15 11 (0.35%) WebSphere
16 9 (0.29%) IBM Notes
17 8 (0.25%) JBoss
18 7 (0.22%) IBM Domino
18 7 (0.22%) SAS
18 7 (0.22%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 543 (17.22%) Microsoft Office
2 64 (2.03%) Microsoft Excel
3 42 (1.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 18 (0.57%) MS Visio
5 11 (0.35%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.032%) Adobe Premiere
Business Applications
1 31 (0.98%) Elite 3E
2 29 (0.92%) Carpe Diem
3 23 (0.73%) Dynamics GP
4 18 (0.57%) Dynamics CRM
4 18 (0.57%) Remedy ITSM
5 8 (0.25%) Dynamics NAV
6 7 (0.22%) Temenos T24
7 6 (0.19%) SAP Business One
8 4 (0.13%) Dynamics AX
8 4 (0.13%) Infor SunSystems
9 2 (0.063%) Oracle Applications
9 2 (0.063%) SAP BPC
9 2 (0.063%) SAP CCM
9 2 (0.063%) SAP HR
10 1 (0.032%) Aareon QL
10 1 (0.032%) MIS ActiveH
10 1 (0.032%) Northgate Housing
10 1 (0.032%) OPENHousing
10 1 (0.032%) Oracle Cash Management
10 1 (0.032%) Orchard Housing
Cloud Services
1 1,165 (36.95%) Office 365
2 926 (29.37%) Microsoft Azure
3 315 (9.99%) Amazon AWS
4 144 (4.57%) IaaS
5 140 (4.44%) Azure Active Directory
6 92 (2.92%) PaaS
7 75 (2.38%) OneDrive
8 64 (2.03%) Mimecast
9 63 (2.00%) SaaS
10 38 (1.21%) Azure Stack
11 34 (1.08%) Cloud Computing
12 25 (0.79%) Google Cloud Platform
13 21 (0.67%) BPaaS
14 20 (0.63%) Power Platform
15 17 (0.54%) Azure ExpressRoute
16 13 (0.41%) OpenDNS
17 12 (0.38%) Dynamics 365
18 11 (0.35%) Azure Functions
18 11 (0.35%) Azure Machine Learning
18 11 (0.35%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 697 (22.11%) Firewall
2 648 (20.55%) DNS
3 572 (18.14%) DHCP
4 499 (15.83%) WAN
5 482 (15.29%) LAN
6 397 (12.59%) SAN
7 376 (11.93%) TCP/IP
8 321 (10.18%) VPN
9 297 (9.42%) Wireless
10 273 (8.66%) VoIP
11 260 (8.25%) NetScaler
12 232 (7.36%) Skype
13 166 (5.26%) VLAN
14 128 (4.06%) Internet
15 109 (3.46%) 3G
16 108 (3.43%) NAS
17 106 (3.36%) iSCSI
18 105 (3.33%) ADSL
18 105 (3.33%) Network Security
19 104 (3.30%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 410 (13.00%) SQL Server
2 43 (1.36%) SQL Server 2008
3 40 (1.27%) SQL Server 2012
4 35 (1.11%) MySQL
5 29 (0.92%) Amazon RDS
6 28 (0.89%) SQL Server 2014
7 19 (0.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 18 (0.57%) Azure SQL Database
8 18 (0.57%) Power BI
9 16 (0.51%) PostgreSQL
9 16 (0.51%) SQL Server 2016
10 14 (0.44%) Oracle Database
10 14 (0.44%) Relational Database
11 13 (0.41%) SQL Server 2005
12 12 (0.38%) NoSQL
13 10 (0.32%) Oracle Reports
13 10 (0.32%) RDBMS
14 7 (0.22%) SQL Server 2000
15 6 (0.19%) DB2
16 5 (0.16%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 43 (1.36%) JIRA
2 33 (1.05%) Visual Studio
3 29 (0.92%) Visual Studio Team System
4 28 (0.89%) TestRail
4 28 (0.89%) Zephyr
5 23 (0.73%) Git (software)
6 17 (0.54%) Jenkins
7 13 (0.41%) MSI
8 10 (0.32%) Eclipse
9 8 (0.25%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 5 (0.16%) Octopus Deploy
10 5 (0.16%) WinDbg
11 3 (0.095%) InstallShield
12 2 (0.063%) ClearCase
12 2 (0.063%) Hudson
12 2 (0.063%) TeamCity
13 1 (0.032%) FishEye
13 1 (0.032%) FogBugz
13 1 (0.032%) GCC
13 1 (0.032%) WiX
General
1 542 (17.19%) Finance
2 150 (4.76%) Legal
3 139 (4.41%) Law
4 129 (4.09%) Banking
5 113 (3.58%) Retail
6 65 (2.06%) Telecoms
7 47 (1.49%) Back Office
8 43 (1.36%) Advertising
9 34 (1.08%) Marketing
10 25 (0.79%) Manufacturing
11 21 (0.67%) Games
12 18 (0.57%) Publishing
13 16 (0.51%) Financial Institution
14 13 (0.41%) German Language
15 12 (0.38%) French Language
15 12 (0.38%) Military
16 11 (0.35%) Investment Banking
16 11 (0.35%) Italian Language
16 11 (0.35%) Spanish Language
17 10 (0.32%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 632 (20.04%) Analyst
2 552 (17.51%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 333 (10.56%) Support Engineer
4 296 (9.39%) Support Analyst
5 286 (9.07%) Architect
6 204 (6.47%) 2nd Line Support
7 197 (6.25%) IT Support
8 190 (6.03%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 186 (5.90%) IT Engineer
10 179 (5.68%) Service Analyst
11 172 (5.46%) Citrix Engineer
12 167 (5.30%) Service Desk Analyst
13 159 (5.04%) 3rd Line Support
14 148 (4.69%) Technical Support
15 141 (4.47%) Desktop Support
16 135 (4.28%) 2nd Line Engineer
17 132 (4.19%) Infrastructure Analyst
18 125 (3.96%) Consultant
19 124 (3.93%) IT Analyst
20 117 (3.71%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (1.65%) .NET
2 50 (1.59%) JSON
3 41 (1.30%) Web Services
4 37 (1.17%) Software Packaging
5 31 (0.98%) LDAP
6 16 (0.51%) 802.1X
7 14 (0.44%) SAML
8 10 (0.32%) COM
9 9 (0.29%) Middleware
9 9 (0.29%) X-Windows
10 6 (0.19%) WebSphere MQ
11 5 (0.16%) WSH
12 4 (0.13%) Apache Flex
12 4 (0.13%) Apache NiFi
12 4 (0.13%) CGI
12 4 (0.13%) Spring
13 3 (0.095%) ADSI
13 3 (0.095%) XML
14 2 (0.063%) J2EE
14 2 (0.063%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 505 (16.02%) Data Centre
2 200 (6.34%) Management Information System
3 197 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
4 193 (6.12%) Self-Motivation
5 115 (3.65%) Clustering
6 100 (3.17%) Fat Client
6 100 (3.17%) Thin Client
7 92 (2.92%) Replication
8 89 (2.82%) Blackberry
9 78 (2.47%) Public Cloud
10 69 (2.19%) Enterprise Software
11 68 (2.16%) Hybrid Cloud
12 48 (1.52%) User Experience
13 47 (1.49%) Enterprise Storage
14 46 (1.46%) CMDB
15 44 (1.40%) iPhone
16 43 (1.36%) Video Conferencing
17 38 (1.21%) Hedge funds
18 36 (1.14%) PKI
19 34 (1.08%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 2,166 (68.70%) Windows
2 1,108 (35.14%) Windows Server
3 630 (19.98%) Windows 10
4 570 (18.08%) Windows 7
5 468 (14.84%) Windows Server 2012
6 460 (14.59%) Windows Server 2008
7 432 (13.70%) Linux
8 163 (5.17%) Windows 8
9 158 (5.01%) Unix
10 133 (4.22%) Windows Server 2003
11 106 (3.36%) Android
12 72 (2.28%) Apple iOS
13 63 (2.00%) Mac OS
14 60 (1.90%) Windows XP
15 53 (1.68%) Mac OS X
16 40 (1.27%) CentOS
17 34 (1.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 25 (0.79%) Ubuntu
19 19 (0.60%) AIX
20 12 (0.38%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,060 (33.62%) ITIL
2 649 (20.58%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 346 (10.97%) Problem-Solving
4 260 (8.25%) Service Delivery
5 250 (7.93%) Service Management
6 239 (7.58%) Migration
7 234 (7.42%) Presales
8 231 (7.33%) Project Management
9 216 (6.85%) Agile Software Development
10 201 (6.37%) Disaster Recovery
11 198 (6.28%) Continuous Improvement
11 198 (6.28%) Mentoring
12 186 (5.90%) ITIL V3
13 172 (5.46%) Change Management
14 164 (5.20%) Incident Management
15 160 (5.07%) Information Security
16 147 (4.66%) PRINCE2
17 141 (4.47%) Problem Management
18 125 (3.96%) Load Balancing
19 124 (3.93%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 573 (18.17%) PowerShell
2 539 (17.09%) SQL
3 95 (3.01%) Python
4 51 (1.62%) Bash Shell
5 50 (1.59%) VBScript
6 45 (1.43%) Java
7 38 (1.21%) PHP
8 37 (1.17%) T-SQL
9 35 (1.11%) JavaScript
10 32 (1.01%) C#
10 32 (1.01%) VB.NET
11 23 (0.73%) C
12 21 (0.67%) VBA
13 20 (0.63%) Perl
14 18 (0.57%) VB
15 9 (0.29%) Ruby
15 9 (0.29%) Shell Script
16 8 (0.25%) PL/SQL
17 3 (0.095%) Bourne shell
17 3 (0.095%) C++
Qualifications
1 548 (17.38%) Microsoft Certification
2 401 (12.72%) MCSE
3 382 (12.12%) Cisco Certification
4 319 (10.12%) CCNA
5 248 (7.87%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 221 (7.01%) Degree
7 182 (5.77%) MCSA
8 165 (5.23%) MCP
9 152 (4.82%) Citrix Certification
10 149 (4.73%) MCITP
11 145 (4.60%) CCNP
12 144 (4.57%) Security Cleared
13 138 (4.38%) ITIL Certification
14 82 (2.60%) CCA
15 74 (2.35%) DV Cleared
16 52 (1.65%) SC Cleared
17 47 (1.49%) Computer Science Degree
18 38 (1.21%) MCDST
19 37 (1.17%) CISSP
20 32 (1.01%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 334 (10.59%) SLA
2 135 (4.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 79 (2.51%) GDPR
4 64 (2.03%) ISO 9001
5 44 (1.40%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 34 (1.08%) QA
7 19 (0.60%) PCI DSS
8 17 (0.54%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 11 (0.35%) COBIT
9 11 (0.35%) GPG13
10 9 (0.29%) PMO
11 6 (0.19%) COSO
11 6 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
11 6 (0.19%) NIST 800
12 3 (0.095%) Cyber Essentials
13 2 (0.063%) Solvency II
14 1 (0.032%) JSP 440
System Software
1 1,984 (62.92%) Active Directory
2 1,198 (38.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 811 (25.72%) XenApp
4 718 (22.77%) Hyper-V
5 454 (14.40%) XenDesktop
6 248 (7.87%) vSphere
7 245 (7.77%) VMware ESXi
8 159 (5.04%) Microsoft App-V
9 144 (4.57%) Citrix Hypervisor
10 87 (2.76%) Virtual Desktop
11 69 (2.19%) Terminal Server
12 67 (2.12%) Terminal Services
13 59 (1.87%) BitLocker
13 59 (1.87%) Virtual Machines
14 42 (1.33%) Virtual Servers
15 33 (1.05%) NFS
16 28 (0.89%) Docker
17 23 (0.73%) Microsoft Virtual Server
18 22 (0.70%) DFS Replication
18 22 (0.70%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 600 (19.03%) SCCM
2 148 (4.69%) SCOM
3 91 (2.89%) Microsoft Intune
4 81 (2.57%) vCenter Server
5 72 (2.28%) SCVMM
6 68 (2.16%) SCOrch
7 64 (2.03%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 64 (2.03%) XenMobile
8 59 (1.87%) Puppet
9 58 (1.84%) WSUS
10 56 (1.78%) FortiGate
11 54 (1.71%) Backup Exec
12 47 (1.49%) Opscode Chef
13 45 (1.43%) AirWatch
13 45 (1.43%) Terraform
14 44 (1.40%) Ansible
14 44 (1.40%) NetBackup
15 33 (1.05%) Microsoft Clustering
16 29 (0.92%) vRealize
17 23 (0.73%) Nagios
Vendors
1 1,817 (57.63%) Microsoft
2 1,812 (57.47%) VMware
3 915 (29.02%) Cisco
4 377 (11.96%) HP
5 245 (7.77%) NetApp
6 215 (6.82%) Dell
7 187 (5.93%) Meraki
8 161 (5.11%) Veeam
9 132 (4.19%) Oracle
10 128 (4.06%) Aruba
11 115 (3.65%) EMC
12 110 (3.49%) CheckPoint
13 105 (3.33%) Polycom
14 101 (3.20%) Ivanti
15 92 (2.92%) Apple
16 89 (2.82%) Symantec
17 87 (2.76%) SolarWinds
18 79 (2.51%) Sophos
19 76 (2.41%) iManage
20 73 (2.32%) Avaya