Period
to 11 May 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 11 May 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
11 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 219 169 162
Rank change year-on-year -50 -7 -10
Permanent jobs citing Citrix 1,325 2,084 3,214
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 1.50% 2.10% 2.19%
As % of the Vendors category 3.95% 5.14% 5.28%
Number of salaries quoted 1,116 1,722 2,661
10th Percentile £25,500 £26,250 £23,500
25th Percentile £32,000 £33,750 £30,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median % change year-on-year -5.56% +5.88% -
75th Percentile £57,500 £60,000 £57,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £72,500 £68,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +6.67% -

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 33,536 40,563 60,922
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 38.05% 40.87% 41.55%
Number of salaries quoted 24,793 31,415 46,917
10th Percentile £31,250 £28,968 £27,500
25th Percentile £39,445 £37,500 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year - +5.00% +5.26%
75th Percentile £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £86,250 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +1.11% - +5.88%

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 11 May 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 11 May 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 -52 1,221 £42,500 -5.56% 221
UK excluding London -25 869 £40,000 - 160
London -96 399 £52,500 -4.55% 71
South East -8 223 £36,000 -10.00% 29
Work from Home -112 218 £45,000 -28.00% 25
North of England -49 200 £40,000 - 39
Midlands -36 198 £40,000 +6.67% 49
South West -12 114 £35,250 -11.88% 16
Yorkshire -6 111 £34,000 -20.00% 17
West Midlands -43 111 £40,000 +14.29% 19
East Midlands +8 87 £36,750 -13.53% 30
East of England +7 76 £56,250 +32.35% 17
North West -61 64 £43,000 +7.50% 19
Scotland -13 39 £50,000 +2.04% 9
North East -11 25 £38,750 +23.02% 3
Wales +27 19 £35,000 -1.41% 1

For the 6 months to 11 May 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.

1 998 (75.32%) Windows
2 920 (69.43%) VMware
3 898 (67.77%) Microsoft
4 849 (64.08%) Active Directory
5 777 (58.64%) Microsoft 365
6 685 (51.70%) Azure
7 565 (42.64%) VMware Infrastructure
8 564 (42.57%) Windows Server
9 354 (26.72%) Social Skills
10 346 (26.11%) ITIL
11 330 (24.91%) Windows 10
12 317 (23.92%) Infrastructure Engineering
13 307 (23.17%) PowerShell
14 300 (22.64%) Hyper-V
15 293 (22.11%) Cisco
16 290 (21.89%) Firewall
17 288 (21.74%) DNS
18 278 (20.98%) XenApp
19 245 (18.49%) MS Exchange
20 238 (17.96%) AWS
21 234 (17.66%) SCCM
22 233 (17.58%) XenDesktop
23 229 (17.28%) Microsoft Office
24 226 (17.06%) DHCP
25 205 (15.47%) Finance
26 190 (14.34%) Problem-Solving
27 185 (13.96%) SQL
28 179 (13.51%) Veeam
29 178 (13.43%) Windows Server 2012
30 176 (13.28%) 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
1 245 (18.49%) MS Exchange
2 130 (9.81%) SharePoint
3 49 (3.70%) IIS
4 47 (3.55%) Exchange Server 2010
5 40 (3.02%) Exchange Server 2013
6 25 (1.89%) Skype for Business
7 10 (0.75%) Confluence
7 10 (0.75%) SharePoint Server
8 5 (0.38%) Exchange Server 2007
8 5 (0.38%) OpenStack
9 3 (0.23%) JBoss
9 3 (0.23%) SharePoint 2010
9 3 (0.23%) SharePoint 2013
9 3 (0.23%) Tomcat
10 2 (0.15%) Exchange Server 2003
10 2 (0.15%) Site Server
10 2 (0.15%) WebSphere
10 2 (0.15%) WebSphere Application Server
11 1 (0.075%) Apache
Applications
1 229 (17.28%) Microsoft Office
2 20 (1.51%) Microsoft Excel
3 7 (0.53%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 7 (0.53%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.30%) Microsoft Project
4 4 (0.30%) Siemens NX
4 4 (0.30%) Solid Edge
5 1 (0.075%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 10 (0.75%) Sentinel
2 5 (0.38%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
3 4 (0.30%) Teamcenter
4 3 (0.23%) Endur
5 2 (0.15%) assyst
5 2 (0.15%) Remedy ITSM
6 1 (0.075%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.075%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.075%) Oracle CRM
6 1 (0.075%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.075%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 777 (58.64%) Microsoft 365
2 685 (51.70%) Azure
3 238 (17.96%) AWS
4 131 (9.89%) Azure Active Directory
5 75 (5.66%) IaaS
6 60 (4.53%) OneDrive
7 52 (3.92%) PaaS
8 47 (3.55%) SaaS
9 28 (2.11%) Mimecast
10 22 (1.66%) GCP
11 21 (1.58%) Power Platform
12 19 (1.43%) Google Workspace
13 17 (1.28%) Azure Sentinel
14 16 (1.21%) Dynamics 365
15 15 (1.13%) OpenShift
16 11 (0.83%) AWS CloudFormation
16 11 (0.83%) Datadog
17 9 (0.68%) Azure Storage
18 8 (0.60%) Cloud Computing
19 7 (0.53%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 290 (21.89%) Firewall
2 288 (21.74%) DNS
3 226 (17.06%) DHCP
4 169 (12.75%) TCP/IP
5 161 (12.15%) SAN
6 155 (11.70%) VPN
7 124 (9.36%) WAN
8 123 (9.28%) NetScaler
9 114 (8.60%) LAN
10 85 (6.42%) Remote Desktop
11 73 (5.51%) VoIP
12 57 (4.30%) VLAN
13 51 (3.85%) Internet
14 46 (3.47%) Skype
15 45 (3.40%) SSL
16 41 (3.09%) Unified Communications
17 38 (2.87%) Cisco ASA
18 32 (2.42%) Wireless
19 31 (2.34%) Wi-Fi
20 26 (1.96%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 136 (10.26%) SQL Server
2 54 (4.08%) Amazon RDS
3 18 (1.36%) SQL Server 2016
4 14 (1.06%) SQL Server 2012
5 11 (0.83%) SQL Server 2014
6 6 (0.45%) SQL Server 2005
7 5 (0.38%) Big Data
7 5 (0.38%) SQL Server 2008
7 5 (0.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 4 (0.30%) NoSQL
8 4 (0.30%) Relational Database
9 2 (0.15%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 2 (0.15%) Azure SQL Database
9 2 (0.15%) Blockchain
9 2 (0.15%) DB2
9 2 (0.15%) RDBMS
9 2 (0.15%) SQL Server 2019
10 1 (0.075%) MySQL
10 1 (0.075%) Redis
10 1 (0.075%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 13 (0.98%) JIRA
2 6 (0.45%) Jenkins
3 5 (0.38%) CircleCI
4 4 (0.30%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 3 (0.23%) Git (software)
5 3 (0.23%) Visual Studio
6 2 (0.15%) Maven
6 2 (0.15%) MSI
6 2 (0.15%) Rational Team Concert
7 1 (0.075%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.075%) eggPlant
7 1 (0.075%) GDB
7 1 (0.075%) GitLab
7 1 (0.075%) IDA Disassembler
7 1 (0.075%) JMeter
7 1 (0.075%) LoadRunner
7 1 (0.075%) SonarQube
7 1 (0.075%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.075%) Valgrind
7 1 (0.075%) WinAutomation
General
1 354 (26.72%) Social Skills
2 205 (15.47%) Finance
3 86 (6.49%) Analytical Skills
4 58 (4.38%) Legal
5 54 (4.08%) Telecoms
6 53 (4.00%) Public Sector
7 48 (3.62%) Law
8 41 (3.09%) Digital Economy
9 39 (2.94%) Presentation Skills
10 38 (2.87%) Banking
11 34 (2.57%) Documentation Skills
12 31 (2.34%) Retail
13 27 (2.04%) Organisational Skills
14 18 (1.36%) Manufacturing
15 12 (0.91%) Games
16 11 (0.83%) Local Government
17 8 (0.60%) Marketing
18 6 (0.45%) Financial Institution
19 5 (0.38%) Billing
19 5 (0.38%) Influencing Skills
Job Titles
1 268 (20.23%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 217 (16.38%) Support Engineer
3 198 (14.94%) Analyst
4 134 (10.11%) IT Engineer
5 131 (9.89%) IT Support
6 108 (8.15%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 100 (7.55%) 3rd Line Support
8 92 (6.94%) Support Analyst
9 84 (6.34%) Architect
10 81 (6.11%) IT Analyst
11 73 (5.51%) Citrix Engineer
12 71 (5.36%) 2nd Line Support
13 68 (5.13%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
14 66 (4.98%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
15 61 (4.60%) Consultant
16 59 (4.45%) Citrix Support
16 59 (4.45%) Service Analyst
17 57 (4.30%) 2nd Line Engineer
18 53 (4.00%) IT Support Engineer
19 50 (3.77%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (4.15%) Web Services
2 33 (2.49%) LDAP
3 8 (0.60%) REST
4 7 (0.53%) .NET
4 7 (0.53%) RESTful
4 7 (0.53%) SAML
4 7 (0.53%) SOAP
5 5 (0.38%) Apache Thrift
5 5 (0.38%) JSON
5 5 (0.38%) Node.js
5 5 (0.38%) WSDL
5 5 (0.38%) YAML
6 4 (0.30%) Middleware
7 3 (0.23%) HTML
7 3 (0.23%) Kafka
7 3 (0.23%) OAuth
7 3 (0.23%) OpenID
7 3 (0.23%) XML
8 2 (0.15%) 802.1X
8 2 (0.15%) OAuth2
Miscellaneous
1 167 (12.60%) Data Centre
2 93 (7.02%) Management Information System
3 85 (6.42%) Public Cloud
4 52 (3.92%) Self-Motivation
5 42 (3.17%) Replication
6 36 (2.72%) Clustering
7 23 (1.74%) Enterprise Storage
7 23 (1.74%) Fat Client
7 23 (1.74%) Thin Client
8 21 (1.58%) Driving Licence
8 21 (1.58%) iPhone
9 19 (1.43%) PKI
9 19 (1.43%) Virtual Team
10 18 (1.36%) Blackberry
10 18 (1.36%) Private Cloud
11 16 (1.21%) FMCG
11 16 (1.21%) Hybrid Cloud
11 16 (1.21%) iPad
11 16 (1.21%) Video Conferencing
12 15 (1.13%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 998 (75.32%) Windows
2 564 (42.57%) Windows Server
3 330 (24.91%) Windows 10
4 178 (13.43%) Windows Server 2012
5 165 (12.45%) Linux
6 141 (10.64%) Windows Server 2008
7 135 (10.19%) Windows Server 2016
8 111 (8.38%) Windows Server 2019
9 66 (4.98%) Windows 7
10 48 (3.62%) Android
11 28 (2.11%) Apple iOS
12 24 (1.81%) Windows Server 2003
13 20 (1.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 19 (1.43%) Mac OS
14 19 (1.43%) Windows 8
15 17 (1.28%) Unix
16 14 (1.06%) Mac OS X
17 11 (0.83%) Ubuntu
18 6 (0.45%) CentOS
19 3 (0.23%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 346 (26.11%) ITIL
2 317 (23.92%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 190 (14.34%) Problem-Solving
4 118 (8.91%) Service Management
5 116 (8.75%) Disaster Recovery
6 103 (7.77%) Migration
7 99 (7.47%) Project Delivery
7 99 (7.47%) Project Management
8 85 (6.42%) Service Delivery
9 75 (5.66%) Presales
10 69 (5.21%) Time Management
11 63 (4.75%) Cybersecurity
12 57 (4.30%) DevOps
13 54 (4.08%) Incident Management
14 53 (4.00%) High Availability
14 53 (4.00%) ITSM
15 52 (3.92%) Desktop Virtualisation
16 48 (3.62%) Agile Software Development
16 48 (3.62%) Load Balancing
16 48 (3.62%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 307 (23.17%) PowerShell
2 185 (13.96%) SQL
3 27 (2.04%) Python
4 23 (1.74%) VB
5 18 (1.36%) Bash Shell
5 18 (1.36%) VBScript
6 13 (0.98%) Java
7 11 (0.83%) JavaScript
8 10 (0.75%) Perl
8 10 (0.75%) Shell Script
9 9 (0.68%) C
10 5 (0.38%) Go
10 5 (0.38%) Ruby
11 4 (0.30%) C#
12 1 (0.075%) PHP
12 1 (0.075%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.075%) VBA
Qualifications
1 176 (13.28%) Microsoft Certification
2 118 (8.91%) MCSE
3 86 (6.49%) Cisco Certification
4 76 (5.74%) Degree
5 64 (4.83%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 62 (4.68%) CCNA
7 54 (4.08%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 51 (3.85%) Citrix Certification
9 50 (3.77%) Security Cleared
10 40 (3.02%) CCNP
11 38 (2.87%) SC Cleared
12 32 (2.42%) MCSA
13 26 (1.96%) Computer Science Degree
14 22 (1.66%) ITIL Certification
15 21 (1.58%) MCP
16 18 (1.36%) DV Cleared
17 16 (1.21%) MCITP
18 15 (1.13%) A+ Certification
19 12 (0.91%) CISSP
20 11 (0.83%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 154 (11.62%) SLA
2 61 (4.60%) GDPR
3 16 (1.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 13 (0.98%) QA
5 10 (0.75%) ISO 9001
5 10 (0.75%) NIST
6 6 (0.45%) BS25999
6 6 (0.45%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 6 (0.45%) PMO
7 5 (0.38%) GRC
8 4 (0.30%) COBIT
8 4 (0.30%) Cyber Essentials
9 3 (0.23%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
9 3 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
10 2 (0.15%) GLBA
10 2 (0.15%) PCI DSS
10 2 (0.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 1 (0.075%) GxP
11 1 (0.075%) ISO 22301
11 1 (0.075%) Solvency II
System Software
1 849 (64.08%) Active Directory
2 565 (42.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 300 (22.64%) Hyper-V
4 278 (20.98%) XenApp
5 233 (17.58%) XenDesktop
6 145 (10.94%) vSphere
7 78 (5.89%) VMware ESXi
8 55 (4.15%) Virtual Desktop
9 38 (2.87%) Citrix Hypervisor
10 37 (2.79%) Virtual Servers
11 30 (2.26%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 29 (2.19%) BitLocker
13 27 (2.04%) Virtual Machines
14 25 (1.89%) Docker
15 21 (1.58%) Terminal Services
16 17 (1.28%) NFS
17 16 (1.21%) Microsoft App-V
18 15 (1.13%) DFS Replication
19 14 (1.06%) Xen
20 8 (0.60%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 234 (17.66%) SCCM
2 125 (9.43%) Microsoft Intune
3 47 (3.55%) SCOM
4 46 (3.47%) Ansible
5 38 (2.87%) NetBackup
6 37 (2.79%) Kubernetes
6 37 (2.79%) WSUS
7 32 (2.42%) Terraform
8 30 (2.26%) Jamf Pro
9 29 (2.19%) AirWatch
10 27 (2.04%) Microsoft Clustering
11 26 (1.96%) Single Sign-On
12 24 (1.81%) Backup Exec
13 20 (1.51%) Norton AntiVirus
14 19 (1.43%) vRealize
15 16 (1.21%) HAProxy
15 16 (1.21%) Puppet
16 15 (1.13%) vCenter Server
17 14 (1.06%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
17 14 (1.06%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 920 (69.43%) VMware
2 898 (67.77%) Microsoft
3 293 (22.11%) Cisco
4 179 (13.51%) Veeam
5 105 (7.92%) Dell
6 88 (6.64%) HP
7 65 (4.91%) NetApp
8 64 (4.83%) EMC
9 59 (4.45%) Symantec
10 56 (4.23%) Apple
11 52 (3.92%) Meraki
12 45 (3.40%) F5
13 43 (3.25%) ServiceNow
14 42 (3.17%) IBM
15 41 (3.09%) Red Hat
16 40 (3.02%) Sophos
17 39 (2.94%) Oracle
18 37 (2.79%) SonicWALL
19 34 (2.57%) Ivanti
20 32 (2.42%) iManage