Period
to 22 September 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 22 September 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
22 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 150 151 152
Rank change year-on-year +1 +1 -29
Permanent jobs citing Citrix 3,341 3,736 4,252
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 2.40% 2.24% 2.41%
As % of the Vendors category 5.60% 5.20% 5.39%
Number of salaries quoted 2,657 2,945 3,435
UK median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25% +2.56%
10th Percentile £23,000 £24,500 £24,350
90th Percentile £68,750 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 59,638 71,817 78,904
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 42.87% 43.13% 44.65%
Number of salaries quoted 45,296 55,598 61,073
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +3.26%
10th Percentile £27,000 £27,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +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 22 September 2019.

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 22 September 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 +7 3,200 £42,500 - 447
UK excluding London +29 2,130 £37,500 - 349
London -23 1,108 £50,000 - 123
South East +56 725 £40,000 +5.26% 88
North of England +3 488 £32,000 -12.33% 107
Midlands +45 440 £40,000 +14.29% 52
West Midlands +43 326 £42,500 +13.33% 36
Yorkshire +17 267 £25,500 -40.35% 36
East of England -6 211 £40,000 -4.76% 33
South West -3 201 £40,000 +14.29% 44
North West -24 197 £35,000 +1.45% 62
East Midlands +20 114 £37,500 +7.14% 15
Scotland +1 37 £45,162 +17.30% 15
North East +22 24 £38,000 +16.92% 9
Wales +2 20 £32,500 -10.96% 5
Northern Ireland -7 9 £40,000 +63.27% 5

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 2,434 (72.85%) Windows
2 1,996 (59.74%) Active Directory
3 1,880 (56.27%) VMware
4 1,877 (56.18%) Microsoft
5 1,278 (38.25%) Windows Server
6 1,271 (38.04%) Office 365
7 1,240 (37.11%) VMware Infrastructure
8 1,127 (33.73%) ITIL
9 1,004 (30.05%) Azure
10 891 (26.67%) Cisco
11 851 (25.47%) XenApp
12 748 (22.39%) Windows 10
13 747 (22.36%) Hyper-V
14 742 (22.21%) Infrastructure Engineering
15 693 (20.74%) SCCM
16 684 (20.47%) DNS
17 657 (19.66%) MS Exchange
18 640 (19.16%) PowerShell
19 638 (19.10%) Firewall
20 606 (18.14%) DHCP
21 596 (17.84%) Microsoft Certification
22 578 (17.30%) XenDesktop
23 552 (16.52%) Windows 7
24 530 (15.86%) Finance
25 517 (15.47%) WAN
26 513 (15.35%) LAN
27 511 (15.29%) Data Centre
28 496 (14.85%) Windows Server 2012
29 477 (14.28%) Microsoft Office
30 464 (13.89%) Linux

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
1 657 (19.66%) MS Exchange
2 360 (10.78%) SharePoint
3 215 (6.44%) Skype for Business
4 206 (6.17%) Exchange Server 2010
5 163 (4.88%) Exchange Server 2013
6 101 (3.02%) IIS
7 61 (1.83%) Exchange Server 2007
8 38 (1.14%) Exchange Server 2003
9 29 (0.87%) SharePoint 2010
10 27 (0.81%) SAS
11 26 (0.78%) Confluence
12 16 (0.48%) SharePoint 2013
13 13 (0.39%) IBM Domino
13 13 (0.39%) WebSphere
14 11 (0.33%) IBM Notes
15 8 (0.24%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
15 8 (0.24%) OpenStack
16 6 (0.18%) Apache
17 5 (0.15%) JBoss
17 5 (0.15%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 477 (14.28%) Microsoft Office
2 68 (2.04%) Microsoft Excel
3 41 (1.23%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 9 (0.27%) MS Visio
5 5 (0.15%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.030%) Adobe Premiere
Business Applications
1 40 (1.20%) Elite 3E
2 32 (0.96%) Dynamics CRM
3 28 (0.84%) Carpe Diem
4 13 (0.39%) Dynamics GP
5 12 (0.36%) assyst
6 9 (0.27%) Exchequer
7 7 (0.21%) Remedy ITSM
8 6 (0.18%) NetSuite
8 6 (0.18%) SAP BPC
9 5 (0.15%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
9 5 (0.15%) Temenos T24
10 2 (0.060%) OpenCart
10 2 (0.060%) Oracle Applications
10 2 (0.060%) Raiser's Edge
10 2 (0.060%) SAP CCM
10 2 (0.060%) Unit4 Business World
11 1 (0.030%) Dynamics AX
11 1 (0.030%) Pegasus Opera
11 1 (0.030%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 1,271 (38.04%) Office 365
2 1,004 (30.05%) Azure
3 431 (12.90%) AWS
4 194 (5.81%) Azure Active Directory
5 127 (3.80%) IaaS
6 120 (3.59%) OneDrive
7 63 (1.89%) SaaS
8 60 (1.80%) PaaS
9 56 (1.68%) Cloud Computing
10 45 (1.35%) Azure Stack
11 39 (1.17%) Mimecast
12 34 (1.02%) AWS CloudFormation
13 30 (0.90%) GCP
14 29 (0.87%) Power Platform
15 28 (0.84%) Amazon EC2
16 25 (0.75%) Azure ExpressRoute
17 21 (0.63%) Serverless
17 21 (0.63%) Virtual Private Cloud
18 18 (0.54%) Sumo Logic
19 14 (0.42%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 684 (20.47%) DNS
2 638 (19.10%) Firewall
3 606 (18.14%) DHCP
4 517 (15.47%) WAN
5 513 (15.35%) LAN
6 414 (12.39%) TCP/IP
7 355 (10.63%) SAN
8 300 (8.98%) VPN
9 290 (8.68%) Wireless
10 279 (8.35%) NetScaler
11 275 (8.23%) Skype
12 243 (7.27%) VoIP
13 116 (3.47%) VLAN
14 114 (3.41%) Remote Desktop
15 113 (3.38%) NAS
16 112 (3.35%) 3G
16 112 (3.35%) Internet
17 109 (3.26%) Broadband
18 107 (3.20%) ADSL
19 105 (3.14%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 436 (13.05%) SQL Server
2 49 (1.47%) SQL Server 2012
3 45 (1.35%) Amazon RDS
4 43 (1.29%) DB2
4 43 (1.29%) SQL Server 2008
5 38 (1.14%) SQL Server 2014
6 29 (0.87%) Power BI
7 28 (0.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 23 (0.69%) Data Warehouse
9 21 (0.63%) SQL Server 2016
10 16 (0.48%) Relational Database
11 15 (0.45%) MySQL
11 15 (0.45%) SQL Server 2005
12 14 (0.42%) PostgreSQL
13 13 (0.39%) Big Data
14 12 (0.36%) Oracle Database
15 11 (0.33%) Azure SQL Database
15 11 (0.33%) Oracle Reports
16 8 (0.24%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 6 (0.18%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 66 (1.98%) MSI
2 56 (1.68%) Visual Studio
3 48 (1.44%) JIRA
4 38 (1.14%) TestRail
4 38 (1.14%) Zephyr
5 30 (0.90%) Git (software)
6 29 (0.87%) Octopus Deploy
7 25 (0.75%) Jenkins
8 24 (0.72%) Visual Studio Team System
9 10 (0.30%) Oracle Forms
9 10 (0.30%) TeamCity
10 6 (0.18%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 6 (0.18%) Bitbucket
10 6 (0.18%) InstallShield
11 4 (0.12%) Sonatype Nexus
12 3 (0.090%) Eclipse
13 2 (0.060%) Team Foundation Server
13 2 (0.060%) WinDbg
14 1 (0.030%) GCC
14 1 (0.030%) Hudson
General
1 530 (15.86%) Finance
2 175 (5.24%) Law
3 130 (3.89%) Public Sector
4 127 (3.80%) Legal
5 120 (3.59%) Banking
6 116 (3.47%) Retail
7 88 (2.63%) Telecoms
8 76 (2.27%) Manufacturing
9 43 (1.29%) Marketing
10 37 (1.11%) Back Office
11 21 (0.63%) Advertising
12 18 (0.54%) Electronics
13 14 (0.42%) Financial Institution
14 13 (0.39%) Publishing
15 11 (0.33%) Front Office
16 10 (0.30%) Local Government
16 10 (0.30%) Online Betting
17 8 (0.24%) Games
17 8 (0.24%) Housing Association
18 5 (0.15%) Military
Job Titles
1 752 (22.51%) Analyst
2 612 (18.32%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 374 (11.19%) Support Analyst
4 321 (9.61%) Support Engineer
5 245 (7.33%) 2nd Line Support
6 215 (6.44%) Service Analyst
7 213 (6.38%) Architect
8 199 (5.96%) IT Support
9 194 (5.81%) Service Desk Analyst
10 188 (5.63%) Consultant
11 181 (5.42%) 3rd Line Engineer
12 179 (5.36%) Citrix Engineer
13 178 (5.33%) IT Engineer
14 165 (4.94%) Infrastructure Analyst
15 146 (4.37%) 3rd Line Support
16 145 (4.34%) 2nd Line Engineer
17 140 (4.19%) Technical Support
18 139 (4.16%) Systems Engineer
19 136 (4.07%) IT Analyst
20 132 (3.95%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (1.29%) Web Services
2 37 (1.11%) .NET
3 33 (0.99%) LDAP
3 33 (0.99%) Software Packaging
4 31 (0.93%) JSON
5 27 (0.81%) 802.1X
6 14 (0.42%) SAML
7 11 (0.33%) COM
7 11 (0.33%) WPF
8 10 (0.30%) Middleware
8 10 (0.30%) WebSphere MQ
8 10 (0.30%) WinForms
9 8 (0.24%) XML
10 6 (0.18%) REST
10 6 (0.18%) SAP Basis
10 6 (0.18%) SOAP
11 5 (0.15%) Apache Thrift
11 5 (0.15%) COM+
11 5 (0.15%) DCOM
11 5 (0.15%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 511 (15.29%) Data Centre
2 244 (7.30%) Management Information System
3 202 (6.05%) Analytical Skills
4 156 (4.67%) Self-Motivation
5 106 (3.17%) Public Cloud
6 100 (2.99%) Fat Client
6 100 (2.99%) Thin Client
7 97 (2.90%) Clustering
8 86 (2.57%) Blackberry
9 63 (1.89%) Replication
10 59 (1.77%) Driving Licence
11 48 (1.44%) Hybrid Cloud
11 48 (1.44%) Virtual Team
12 47 (1.41%) PKI
13 46 (1.38%) iPhone
14 42 (1.26%) Enterprise Storage
14 42 (1.26%) User Experience
15 40 (1.20%) Video Conferencing
16 39 (1.17%) Enterprise Software
17 35 (1.05%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 2,434 (72.85%) Windows
2 1,278 (38.25%) Windows Server
3 748 (22.39%) Windows 10
4 552 (16.52%) Windows 7
5 496 (14.85%) Windows Server 2012
6 464 (13.89%) Linux
7 426 (12.75%) Windows Server 2008
8 190 (5.69%) Unix
9 140 (4.19%) Windows Server 2003
10 120 (3.59%) Windows 8
11 97 (2.90%) Mac OS
12 87 (2.60%) Android
13 53 (1.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 52 (1.56%) Apple iOS
15 38 (1.14%) Mac OS X
15 38 (1.14%) Windows XP
16 20 (0.60%) VMS
17 19 (0.57%) Ubuntu
18 18 (0.54%) CentOS
19 16 (0.48%) CatOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,127 (33.73%) ITIL
2 742 (22.21%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 392 (11.73%) Problem-Solving
4 275 (8.23%) Service Delivery
5 273 (8.17%) Agile Software Development
6 269 (8.05%) Migration
7 240 (7.18%) Project Management
8 236 (7.06%) Service Management
9 213 (6.38%) Continuous Improvement
9 213 (6.38%) Mentoring
10 201 (6.02%) Information Security
11 200 (5.99%) Disaster Recovery
12 188 (5.63%) Presales
13 184 (5.51%) Change Management
14 182 (5.45%) Project Delivery
15 159 (4.76%) Incident Management
16 151 (4.52%) Mobile Device Management
17 142 (4.25%) DevOps
18 127 (3.80%) Security Management
19 120 (3.59%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 640 (19.16%) PowerShell
2 459 (13.74%) SQL
3 130 (3.89%) Python
4 50 (1.50%) JavaScript
5 48 (1.44%) C
6 42 (1.26%) PHP
7 36 (1.08%) T-SQL
8 31 (0.93%) Bash Shell
8 31 (0.93%) VBScript
9 26 (0.78%) Shell Script
10 24 (0.72%) Java
10 24 (0.72%) VB
11 23 (0.69%) C#
11 23 (0.69%) VB.NET
12 17 (0.51%) Ruby
13 14 (0.42%) PL/SQL
13 14 (0.42%) VBA
14 8 (0.24%) C++
15 6 (0.18%) Perl
16 3 (0.090%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 596 (17.84%) Microsoft Certification
2 454 (13.59%) MCSE
3 424 (12.69%) Cisco Certification
4 361 (10.81%) CCNA
5 262 (7.84%) Degree
6 238 (7.12%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 195 (5.84%) MCSA
8 182 (5.45%) MCP
9 164 (4.91%) Security Cleared
10 161 (4.82%) Citrix Certification
11 156 (4.67%) CCNP
12 139 (4.16%) MCITP
13 103 (3.08%) ITIL Certification
14 92 (2.75%) CCA
15 83 (2.48%) DV Cleared
16 69 (2.07%) SC Cleared
17 54 (1.62%) AWS Certification
18 39 (1.17%) Computer Science Degree
19 37 (1.11%) MCDST
20 32 (0.96%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 361 (10.81%) SLA
2 132 (3.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 77 (2.30%) ISO 9001
4 48 (1.44%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 47 (1.41%) GDPR
6 27 (0.81%) COBIT
6 27 (0.81%) QA
7 25 (0.75%) PMO
7 25 (0.75%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 6 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 6 (0.18%) PCI DSS
9 3 (0.090%) Cyber Essentials
10 2 (0.060%) COSO
10 2 (0.060%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
10 2 (0.060%) ISO 14001
10 2 (0.060%) NIST
11 1 (0.030%) BS7799
11 1 (0.030%) JSP 440
11 1 (0.030%) Solvency II
System Software
1 1,996 (59.74%) Active Directory
2 1,240 (37.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 851 (25.47%) XenApp
4 747 (22.36%) Hyper-V
5 578 (17.30%) XenDesktop
6 212 (6.35%) Microsoft App-V
7 205 (6.14%) vSphere
8 187 (5.60%) VMware ESXi
9 128 (3.83%) Virtual Desktop
10 100 (2.99%) Citrix Hypervisor
11 62 (1.86%) Virtual Servers
12 61 (1.83%) Terminal Services
13 54 (1.62%) Docker
14 47 (1.41%) BitLocker
15 43 (1.29%) Microsoft Virtual Server
16 40 (1.20%) Virtual Machines
17 32 (0.96%) VMware NSX
18 30 (0.90%) Terminal Server
19 28 (0.84%) Firmware
20 24 (0.72%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 693 (20.74%) SCCM
2 166 (4.97%) SCOM
3 132 (3.95%) Microsoft Intune
4 105 (3.14%) WSUS
5 62 (1.86%) SCOrch
6 61 (1.83%) Opscode Chef
7 57 (1.71%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 55 (1.65%) Ansible
8 55 (1.65%) Puppet
9 53 (1.59%) Terraform
10 52 (1.56%) Backup Exec
11 50 (1.50%) SCVMM
12 44 (1.32%) XenMobile
13 43 (1.29%) Microsoft Clustering
14 42 (1.26%) vCenter Server
15 35 (1.05%) FortiGate
16 34 (1.02%) NetBackup
17 30 (0.90%) Single Sign-On
17 30 (0.90%) vRealize
18 29 (0.87%) IBM BigFix
Vendors
1 1,880 (56.27%) VMware
2 1,877 (56.18%) Microsoft
3 891 (26.67%) Cisco
4 288 (8.62%) HP
5 246 (7.36%) NetApp
6 187 (5.60%) Dell
7 170 (5.09%) Veeam
8 164 (4.91%) Meraki
9 162 (4.85%) Aruba
10 126 (3.77%) Oracle
11 125 (3.74%) Ivanti
12 110 (3.29%) Polycom
13 101 (3.02%) SAP
14 93 (2.78%) CheckPoint
14 93 (2.78%) EMC
15 88 (2.63%) Symantec
16 81 (2.42%) IBM
17 78 (2.33%) iManage
18 76 (2.27%) SolarWinds
19 73 (2.18%) Sony