Period
to 1 August 2021

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 1 August 2021 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
1 Aug 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 273 172 161
Rank change year-on-year -101 -11 -11
Permanent jobs citing Citrix 1,443 1,375 3,299
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 1.28% 2.02% 2.30%
As % of the Vendors category 3.33% 5.00% 5.52%
Number of salaries quoted 1,229 1,147 2,732
10th Percentile £26,200 £28,000 £23,250
25th Percentile £32,500 £35,125 £30,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median % change year-on-year - +5.88% -
75th Percentile £57,500 £58,750 £57,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £73,750 £71,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year - +1.27% +5.33%

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 43,367 27,497 59,800
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 38.38% 40.44% 41.73%
Number of salaries quoted 29,245 21,341 46,387
10th Percentile £30,750 £30,500 £27,500
25th Percentile £39,000 £39,750 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £54,250 £52,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +3.33% +5.00% +0.25%
75th Percentile £72,500 £71,250 £67,500
90th Percentile £86,250 £87,500 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £46,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -3.16% +5.56% +2.27%

Citrix
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Citrix in the UK

Citrix
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Citrix.

Salary trend for Citrix in the UK

Citrix
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Citrix over the 6 months to 1 August 2021.

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 1 August 2021. 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 -90 1,333 £43,000 -4.44% 274
UK excluding London -63 912 £40,000 - 234
London -111 466 £51,500 -10.43% 58
South East -54 256 £38,500 -12.99% 45
Work from Home -137 213 £47,500 -20.83% 38
Midlands -51 208 £40,000 +9.59% 48
North of England -75 198 £39,810 -0.48% 72
West Midlands -86 106 £45,000 +34.33% 25
Yorkshire -27 102 £37,500 -2.60% 15
East Midlands +11 101 £40,000 +6.67% 22
East of England -26 96 £45,000 +5.88% 25
South West -53 94 £36,500 -8.75% 25
North West -94 70 £45,000 +9.76% 47
Scotland -41 49 £53,750 +11.61% 13
North East -24 26 £37,500 +19.05% 10
Wales -36 13 £30,000 -17.81% 5

For the 6 months to 1 August 2021, 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 1,008 (69.85%) Windows
2 930 (64.45%) Microsoft
3 922 (63.89%) VMware
4 883 (61.19%) Active Directory
5 791 (54.82%) Microsoft 365
6 727 (50.38%) Azure
7 581 (40.26%) VMware Infrastructure
8 559 (38.74%) Windows Server
9 413 (28.62%) Social Skills
10 375 (25.99%) ITIL
11 364 (25.23%) Windows 10
12 340 (23.56%) Infrastructure Engineering
13 325 (22.52%) Firewall
14 315 (21.83%) Hyper-V
15 297 (20.58%) DNS
16 292 (20.24%) Cisco
17 279 (19.33%) PowerShell
18 271 (18.78%) AWS
19 270 (18.71%) XenApp
20 255 (17.67%) DHCP
21 250 (17.33%) MS Exchange
22 238 (16.49%) Microsoft Office
23 228 (15.80%) SQL
24 227 (15.73%) SCCM
25 217 (15.04%) Microsoft Certification
26 211 (14.62%) XenDesktop
27 200 (13.86%) Windows Server 2012
28 196 (13.58%) WAN
29 195 (13.51%) Problem-Solving
30 193 (13.37%) Finance

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
1 250 (17.33%) MS Exchange
2 159 (11.02%) SharePoint
3 49 (3.40%) Exchange Server 2010
3 49 (3.40%) IIS
4 47 (3.26%) Exchange Server 2013
5 39 (2.70%) Skype for Business
6 8 (0.55%) Confluence
7 7 (0.49%) SharePoint Server
8 6 (0.42%) SharePoint 2013
9 4 (0.28%) Exchange Server 2007
10 3 (0.21%) OpenStack
10 3 (0.21%) Oracle Workflow
11 2 (0.14%) Exchange Server 2003
11 2 (0.14%) Site Server
11 2 (0.14%) Tomcat
12 1 (0.069%) Apache
12 1 (0.069%) CMS
12 1 (0.069%) Elasticsearch
12 1 (0.069%) JBoss
12 1 (0.069%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 238 (16.49%) Microsoft Office
2 15 (1.04%) Microsoft Excel
3 9 (0.62%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 8 (0.55%) MS Visio
5 6 (0.42%) Siemens NX
5 6 (0.42%) Solid Edge
6 4 (0.28%) Microsoft Project
7 1 (0.069%) Acrobat
7 1 (0.069%) ImageReady
Business Applications
1 15 (1.04%) Sentinel
2 7 (0.49%) Remedy ITSM
3 6 (0.42%) Elite 3E
3 6 (0.42%) Teamcenter
4 3 (0.21%) Endur
4 3 (0.21%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
5 2 (0.14%) assyst
5 2 (0.14%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.069%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.069%) Oracle CRM
6 1 (0.069%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.069%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 791 (54.82%) Microsoft 365
2 727 (50.38%) Azure
3 271 (18.78%) AWS
4 147 (10.19%) Azure Active Directory
5 85 (5.89%) IaaS
6 69 (4.78%) OneDrive
7 57 (3.95%) PaaS
8 55 (3.81%) SaaS
9 43 (2.98%) GCP
10 38 (2.63%) Mimecast
11 33 (2.29%) Google Workspace
11 33 (2.29%) Power Platform
12 23 (1.59%) Azure Sentinel
13 14 (0.97%) AWS CloudFormation
14 13 (0.90%) Azure Logic Apps
15 12 (0.83%) Cloud Computing
15 12 (0.83%) Dynamics 365
16 11 (0.76%) Datadog
17 9 (0.62%) OpenShift
18 8 (0.55%) Azure Event Grid
Communications & Networking
1 325 (22.52%) Firewall
2 297 (20.58%) DNS
3 255 (17.67%) DHCP
4 196 (13.58%) WAN
5 189 (13.10%) LAN
6 186 (12.89%) TCP/IP
7 185 (12.82%) VPN
8 151 (10.46%) SAN
9 102 (7.07%) NetScaler
10 75 (5.20%) Remote Desktop
11 66 (4.57%) Wireless
12 63 (4.37%) VLAN
13 51 (3.53%) Internet
14 50 (3.47%) VoIP
15 44 (3.05%) Skype
15 44 (3.05%) Unified Communications
16 42 (2.91%) MPLS
17 39 (2.70%) Wi-Fi
18 38 (2.63%) Network Security
19 27 (1.87%) SD-WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 129 (8.94%) SQL Server
2 41 (2.84%) Amazon RDS
3 24 (1.66%) SQL Server 2016
4 23 (1.59%) SQL Server 2012
5 17 (1.18%) SQL Server 2014
6 10 (0.69%) SQL Server 2008
7 9 (0.62%) SQL Server 2005
8 7 (0.49%) Relational Database
8 7 (0.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 5 (0.35%) Azure SQL Database
9 5 (0.35%) Oracle Database
9 5 (0.35%) RDBMS
10 4 (0.28%) NoSQL
11 3 (0.21%) Big Data
11 3 (0.21%) Power BI
12 2 (0.14%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 2 (0.14%) Blockchain
12 2 (0.14%) Metadata
13 1 (0.069%) Redis
13 1 (0.069%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 22 (1.52%) JIRA
2 10 (0.69%) Jenkins
3 9 (0.62%) Git (software)
4 6 (0.42%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 5 (0.35%) CircleCI
6 4 (0.28%) MSI
6 4 (0.28%) Visual Studio
7 3 (0.21%) JMeter
8 2 (0.14%) Bitbucket
8 2 (0.14%) Gatling
8 2 (0.14%) JProfiler
8 2 (0.14%) Rational Team Concert
9 1 (0.069%) Eclipse
9 1 (0.069%) eggPlant
9 1 (0.069%) GDB
9 1 (0.069%) GitLab
9 1 (0.069%) IDA Disassembler
9 1 (0.069%) SonarQube
9 1 (0.069%) Valgrind
9 1 (0.069%) WinAutomation
General
1 413 (28.62%) Social Skills
2 193 (13.37%) Finance
3 112 (7.76%) Analytical Skills
4 75 (5.20%) Law
5 60 (4.16%) Legal
6 54 (3.74%) Telecoms
7 53 (3.67%) Banking
8 52 (3.60%) Public Sector
9 36 (2.49%) Organisational Skills
10 35 (2.43%) Retail
11 31 (2.15%) Documentation Skills
12 28 (1.94%) Presentation Skills
13 25 (1.73%) Manufacturing
14 20 (1.39%) Digital Economy
15 17 (1.18%) Games
16 13 (0.90%) Marketing
17 11 (0.76%) Financial Institution
18 8 (0.55%) Advertising
18 8 (0.55%) German Language
19 7 (0.49%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 287 (19.89%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 237 (16.42%) Analyst
3 209 (14.48%) Support Engineer
4 128 (8.87%) IT Support
5 118 (8.18%) Support Analyst
6 116 (8.04%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 114 (7.90%) IT Engineer
8 99 (6.86%) 3rd Line Support
9 95 (6.58%) 2nd Line Support
10 88 (6.10%) Architect
11 74 (5.13%) IT Analyst
11 74 (5.13%) Service Analyst
12 73 (5.06%) Citrix Engineer
13 72 (4.99%) Service Desk Analyst
14 70 (4.85%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
15 69 (4.78%) 2nd Line Engineer
15 69 (4.78%) Consultant
16 68 (4.71%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
17 62 (4.30%) Windows Engineer
18 55 (3.81%) IT Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (4.16%) Web Services
2 27 (1.87%) LDAP
3 8 (0.55%) .NET
3 8 (0.55%) OpenID
4 5 (0.35%) 802.1X
4 5 (0.35%) Kafka
4 5 (0.35%) Node.js
4 5 (0.35%) RESTful
4 5 (0.35%) SAML
4 5 (0.35%) YAML
5 4 (0.28%) HTML
5 4 (0.28%) JSON
5 4 (0.28%) REST
5 4 (0.28%) WSH
6 3 (0.21%) ADO
6 3 (0.21%) Apache Thrift
6 3 (0.21%) OAuth
6 3 (0.21%) SOAP
6 3 (0.21%) WSDL
6 3 (0.21%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 168 (11.64%) Data Centre
2 116 (8.04%) Management Information System
3 87 (6.03%) Public Cloud
4 59 (4.09%) Self-Motivation
5 32 (2.22%) Fat Client
5 32 (2.22%) Thin Client
6 31 (2.15%) Video Conferencing
6 31 (2.15%) Virtual Team
7 30 (2.08%) Clustering
7 30 (2.08%) Replication
8 27 (1.87%) Driving Licence
9 26 (1.80%) iPhone
10 24 (1.66%) Private Cloud
11 22 (1.52%) Blackberry
11 22 (1.52%) Cloud Native
12 19 (1.32%) PKI
13 16 (1.11%) Client/Server
14 15 (1.04%) Enterprise Storage
14 15 (1.04%) iPad
15 14 (0.97%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 1,008 (69.85%) Windows
2 559 (38.74%) Windows Server
3 364 (25.23%) Windows 10
4 200 (13.86%) Windows Server 2012
5 168 (11.64%) Linux
6 149 (10.33%) Windows Server 2016
7 145 (10.05%) Windows Server 2008
8 141 (9.77%) Windows Server 2019
9 91 (6.31%) Windows 7
10 65 (4.50%) Android
11 42 (2.91%) Apple iOS
12 37 (2.56%) Mac OS
13 28 (1.94%) Unix
14 27 (1.87%) Windows Server 2003
15 26 (1.80%) Windows 8
16 22 (1.52%) Mac OS X
17 19 (1.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 13 (0.90%) Ubuntu
19 6 (0.42%) AIX
20 5 (0.35%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 375 (25.99%) ITIL
2 340 (23.56%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 195 (13.51%) Problem-Solving
4 133 (9.22%) Project Delivery
5 122 (8.45%) Project Management
6 118 (8.18%) Disaster Recovery
7 97 (6.72%) Service Delivery
8 96 (6.65%) Migration
9 93 (6.44%) Service Management
10 73 (5.06%) Patch Management
11 72 (4.99%) Agile Software Development
11 72 (4.99%) Time Management
12 71 (4.92%) Presales
13 69 (4.78%) Cybersecurity
14 62 (4.30%) ITSM
14 62 (4.30%) Mentoring
15 60 (4.16%) Incident Management
16 57 (3.95%) Computer Science
17 56 (3.88%) Load Balancing
18 51 (3.53%) Desktop Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 279 (19.33%) PowerShell
2 228 (15.80%) SQL
3 40 (2.77%) Python
4 32 (2.22%) VBScript
5 18 (1.25%) VB
6 13 (0.90%) Java
7 12 (0.83%) Bash Shell
7 12 (0.83%) Perl
8 10 (0.69%) JavaScript
8 10 (0.69%) Shell Script
9 7 (0.49%) C
10 5 (0.35%) C#
10 5 (0.35%) Go
10 5 (0.35%) Ruby
11 3 (0.21%) PHP
12 1 (0.069%) VB.NET
12 1 (0.069%) VBA
Qualifications
1 217 (15.04%) Microsoft Certification
2 125 (8.66%) MCSE
3 102 (7.07%) Degree
4 85 (5.89%) Cisco Certification
5 72 (4.99%) Security Cleared
6 66 (4.57%) Citrix Certification
7 60 (4.16%) SC Cleared
8 57 (3.95%) CCNA
8 57 (3.95%) MCSA
9 51 (3.53%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 42 (2.91%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 40 (2.77%) CCNP
12 31 (2.15%) Computer Science Degree
13 30 (2.08%) MCITP
13 30 (2.08%) MCP
14 29 (2.01%) ITIL Certification
15 21 (1.46%) CCA
16 19 (1.32%) DV Cleared
17 15 (1.04%) TOGAF Certification
18 10 (0.69%) Server+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 139 (9.63%) SLA
2 38 (2.63%) GDPR
3 36 (2.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 12 (0.83%) PMO
5 10 (0.69%) Cyber Essentials
5 10 (0.69%) NIST
6 8 (0.55%) ISO 9001
7 7 (0.49%) QA
8 5 (0.35%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
8 5 (0.35%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 4 (0.28%) PCI DSS
10 3 (0.21%) GRC
10 3 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
11 2 (0.14%) GLBA
11 2 (0.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 2 (0.14%) Solvency II
12 1 (0.069%) COBIT
12 1 (0.069%) GxP
12 1 (0.069%) HL7
System Software
1 883 (61.19%) Active Directory
2 581 (40.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 315 (21.83%) Hyper-V
4 270 (18.71%) XenApp
5 211 (14.62%) XenDesktop
6 155 (10.74%) vSphere
7 82 (5.68%) Virtual Desktop
8 80 (5.54%) VMware ESXi
9 38 (2.63%) Citrix Hypervisor
10 36 (2.49%) Docker
10 36 (2.49%) Virtual Machines
11 33 (2.29%) Terminal Services
12 31 (2.15%) BitLocker
13 29 (2.01%) Virtual Servers
14 23 (1.59%) Microsoft App-V
15 19 (1.32%) Microsoft Virtual Server
16 12 (0.83%) VMware Server
17 11 (0.76%) VirtualBox
18 10 (0.69%) KVM
19 9 (0.62%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 227 (15.73%) SCCM
2 157 (10.88%) Microsoft Intune
3 49 (3.40%) Jamf Pro
4 44 (3.05%) WSUS
5 40 (2.77%) AirWatch
6 39 (2.70%) Kubernetes
7 38 (2.63%) Single Sign-On
8 34 (2.36%) Active Directory Federation Services
9 33 (2.29%) Ansible
10 32 (2.22%) SCOM
11 30 (2.08%) Terraform
12 23 (1.59%) Backup Exec
12 23 (1.59%) NetBackup
13 19 (1.32%) vCenter Server
14 18 (1.25%) Microsoft Clustering
15 12 (0.83%) EMC NetWorker
15 12 (0.83%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
16 10 (0.69%) McAfee ePO
16 10 (0.69%) Puppet
17 9 (0.62%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 930 (64.45%) Microsoft
2 922 (63.89%) VMware
3 292 (20.24%) Cisco
4 148 (10.26%) Veeam
5 76 (5.27%) Dell
6 70 (4.85%) HP
7 67 (4.64%) NetApp
8 51 (3.53%) Meraki
9 50 (3.47%) EMC
10 49 (3.40%) ServiceNow
11 47 (3.26%) Apple
12 44 (3.05%) Google
13 43 (2.98%) F5
13 43 (2.98%) IBM
14 40 (2.77%) Oracle
15 39 (2.70%) Symantec
16 36 (2.49%) Sophos
17 35 (2.43%) Ivanti
18 34 (2.36%) iManage
18 34 (2.36%) SAP