Period
to 14 July 2020

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 14 July 2020 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
14 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 169 159 148
Rank change year-on-year -10 -11 +5
Permanent jobs citing Citrix 1,567 3,315 4,130
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 2.08% 2.27% 2.32%
As % of the Vendors category 5.07% 5.35% 5.31%
Number of salaries quoted 1,329 2,781 3,335
Median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.76% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £27,250 £23,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £68,750 £71,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £41,000 £38,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year +7.89% - +4.11%

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 30,915 62,004 77,749
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 40.95% 42.47% 43.60%
Number of salaries quoted 23,740 47,605 60,373
Median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +4.17% +1.05%
10th Percentile £30,000 £27,500 £27,000
90th Percentile £87,500 £82,500 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year +4.44% +4.65% +2.38%

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 14 July 2020.

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 14 July 2020. 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 -13 1,457 £47,500 +11.76% 119
UK excluding London -13 930 £41,000 +7.89% 91
London +11 589 £57,500 +15.00% 31
South East -12 258 £45,000 +5.88% 35
North of England +18 243 £40,000 +26.98% 31
Midlands -12 192 £35,000 -12.50% 8
West Midlands -7 141 £34,000 -20.00% 4
North West +57 128 £41,000 +17.14% 19
Work from Home +40 109 £61,000 +16.19% 7
East of England -17 91 £42,500 +7.65% 5
South West +2 81 £40,000 - 9
Yorkshire -19 81 £40,000 +56.86% 10
East Midlands +28 51 £37,500 - 4
Scotland +71 35 £49,500 +52.31% 2
North East +36 34 £31,500 -17.11% 2
Wales +40 28 £36,250 -2.03% 1
Northern Ireland +17 3 £52,500 +31.25%

For the 6 months to 14 July 2020, 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 1,138 (72.62%) Windows
2 938 (59.86%) Microsoft
3 915 (58.39%) VMware
4 856 (54.63%) Active Directory
5 757 (48.31%) Office 365
6 623 (39.76%) Windows Server
7 596 (38.03%) Azure
8 538 (34.33%) VMware Infrastructure
9 459 (29.29%) XenApp
10 418 (26.68%) SCCM
11 405 (25.85%) Cisco
12 394 (25.14%) ITIL
13 357 (22.78%) Infrastructure Engineering
14 344 (21.95%) PowerShell
15 337 (21.51%) Firewall
16 327 (20.87%) XenDesktop
17 319 (20.36%) Windows 10
18 302 (19.27%) Hyper-V
19 291 (18.57%) MS Exchange
20 290 (18.51%) DNS
21 286 (18.25%) Finance
22 260 (16.59%) DHCP
23 243 (15.51%) Data Centre
24 238 (15.19%) WAN
25 229 (14.61%) Windows Server 2012
26 225 (14.36%) LAN
27 219 (13.98%) TCP/IP
28 218 (13.91%) Microsoft Certification
29 209 (13.34%) SAN
29 209 (13.34%) AWS

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
1 291 (18.57%) MS Exchange
2 144 (9.19%) SharePoint
3 115 (7.34%) Exchange Server 2010
4 80 (5.11%) Exchange Server 2013
5 51 (3.25%) Skype for Business
6 39 (2.49%) IIS
7 9 (0.57%) Elasticsearch
8 6 (0.38%) Exchange Server 2003
8 6 (0.38%) SAS
8 6 (0.38%) Tomcat
9 5 (0.32%) OpenStack
10 4 (0.26%) Apache
10 4 (0.26%) CloudStack
10 4 (0.26%) SharePoint 2010
11 3 (0.19%) WebSphere
12 2 (0.13%) CMS
12 2 (0.13%) Drupal
12 2 (0.13%) Exchange Server 2007
12 2 (0.13%) IBM Notes
13 1 (0.064%) nginx
Applications
1 183 (11.68%) Microsoft Office
2 31 (1.98%) Microsoft Excel
3 24 (1.53%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 5 (0.32%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.13%) Acrobat
5 2 (0.13%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.064%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 11 (0.70%) Elite 3E
2 6 (0.38%) Dynamics NAV
3 5 (0.32%) Dynamics CRM
4 4 (0.26%) Remedy ITSM
4 4 (0.26%) Sage CRM
5 3 (0.19%) Eikon
6 2 (0.13%) thinkFolio
7 1 (0.064%) Dynamics AX
7 1 (0.064%) Faxination
7 1 (0.064%) Oracle Cash Management
7 1 (0.064%) Refinitiv Enterprise Platform
7 1 (0.064%) Sentinel
7 1 (0.064%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 757 (48.31%) Office 365
2 596 (38.03%) Azure
3 209 (13.34%) AWS
4 107 (6.83%) Azure Active Directory
5 70 (4.47%) IaaS
6 53 (3.38%) Mimecast
7 41 (2.62%) PaaS
8 35 (2.23%) SaaS
9 24 (1.53%) OneDrive
10 17 (1.08%) Cloud Computing
11 16 (1.02%) Amazon EC2
12 14 (0.89%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 13 (0.83%) Azure ExpressRoute
14 11 (0.70%) Serverless
15 9 (0.57%) Power Platform
16 8 (0.51%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 8 (0.51%) Amazon ELB
16 8 (0.51%) Amazon S3
16 8 (0.51%) AWS CloudFormation
17 7 (0.45%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 337 (21.51%) Firewall
2 290 (18.51%) DNS
3 260 (16.59%) DHCP
4 238 (15.19%) WAN
5 225 (14.36%) LAN
6 219 (13.98%) TCP/IP
7 209 (13.34%) SAN
8 197 (12.57%) VPN
9 187 (11.93%) NetScaler
10 68 (4.34%) iSCSI
11 67 (4.28%) Skype
12 60 (3.83%) VoIP
13 59 (3.77%) Internet
13 59 (3.77%) Wireless
14 51 (3.25%) VLAN
15 50 (3.19%) Wi-Fi
16 49 (3.13%) Remote Desktop
17 43 (2.74%) Cisco ASA
18 42 (2.68%) Network Security
19 40 (2.55%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 192 (12.25%) SQL Server
2 39 (2.49%) SQL Server 2016
3 32 (2.04%) SQL Server 2012
4 26 (1.66%) SQL Server 2014
5 22 (1.40%) Amazon RDS
6 12 (0.77%) SQL Server 2008
7 10 (0.64%) Oracle Database
8 8 (0.51%) Azure SQL Database
8 8 (0.51%) MySQL
9 7 (0.45%) Big Data
10 4 (0.26%) Relational Database
10 4 (0.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 2 (0.13%) Crystal Reports
11 2 (0.13%) PostgreSQL
12 1 (0.064%) Aerospike
12 1 (0.064%) BusinessObjects
12 1 (0.064%) DB2
12 1 (0.064%) DTS
12 1 (0.064%) MS Access
12 1 (0.064%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 16 (1.02%) JIRA
2 7 (0.45%) Bitbucket
2 7 (0.45%) MSI
2 7 (0.45%) Octopus Deploy
3 6 (0.38%) Git (software)
3 6 (0.38%) Jenkins
3 6 (0.38%) WinDbg
4 3 (0.19%) Bazaar
4 3 (0.19%) Visual Studio
4 3 (0.19%) Visual Studio Team System
5 2 (0.13%) Zephyr
6 1 (0.064%) Ant
6 1 (0.064%) Artifactory
6 1 (0.064%) Cucumber
6 1 (0.064%) IBM UrbanCode
6 1 (0.064%) JMeter
6 1 (0.064%) LoadRunner
6 1 (0.064%) Selenium
6 1 (0.064%) TeamCity
6 1 (0.064%) WebLOAD
General
1 286 (18.25%) Finance
2 95 (6.06%) Law
3 89 (5.68%) Legal
4 58 (3.70%) Banking
5 49 (3.13%) Public Sector
6 26 (1.66%) Telecoms
7 17 (1.08%) French Language
8 16 (1.02%) Retail
9 14 (0.89%) Back Office
9 14 (0.89%) Marketing
10 9 (0.57%) Local Government
10 9 (0.57%) Manufacturing
11 8 (0.51%) Advertising
12 7 (0.45%) Financial Institution
12 7 (0.45%) Portuguese Language
13 6 (0.38%) Housing Association
13 6 (0.38%) Investment Banking
14 4 (0.26%) Front Office
14 4 (0.26%) Korean Language
14 4 (0.26%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 290 (18.51%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 274 (17.49%) Analyst
3 164 (10.47%) Support Engineer
4 107 (6.83%) Support Analyst
5 106 (6.76%) IT Support
6 101 (6.45%) Consultant
7 99 (6.32%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 98 (6.25%) IT Engineer
9 95 (6.06%) Citrix Engineer
10 90 (5.74%) Architect
11 87 (5.55%) 3rd Line Support
12 79 (5.04%) 2nd Line Support
13 71 (4.53%) Service Analyst
14 68 (4.34%) IT Analyst
15 64 (4.08%) Service Desk Analyst
16 63 (4.02%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
17 61 (3.89%) Infrastructure Analyst
18 60 (3.83%) Systems Engineer
19 58 (3.70%) Administrator
20 56 (3.57%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (1.34%) Web Services
2 14 (0.89%) LDAP
3 11 (0.70%) .NET
4 10 (0.64%) CSS
4 10 (0.64%) WSH
5 9 (0.57%) SAML
6 7 (0.45%) JSON
7 6 (0.38%) LAMP
8 4 (0.26%) Software Packaging
9 3 (0.19%) COM
9 3 (0.19%) COM+
9 3 (0.19%) DCOM
9 3 (0.19%) HTML
9 3 (0.19%) Middleware
9 3 (0.19%) ODBC
9 3 (0.19%) Sensu
10 2 (0.13%) ASP.NET
10 2 (0.13%) ATL
10 2 (0.13%) XML
10 2 (0.13%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 243 (15.51%) Data Centre
2 89 (5.68%) Analytical Skills
3 85 (5.42%) Self-Motivation
4 69 (4.40%) Management Information System
5 42 (2.68%) Clustering
6 39 (2.49%) Enterprise Storage
7 36 (2.30%) Public Cloud
8 35 (2.23%) User Experience
9 34 (2.17%) Driving Licence
10 24 (1.53%) Video Conferencing
11 22 (1.40%) Replication
12 19 (1.21%) Blackberry
13 16 (1.02%) iPhone
14 14 (0.89%) CMDB
14 14 (0.89%) Private Cloud
15 12 (0.77%) EMC VNX
15 12 (0.77%) Fat Client
15 12 (0.77%) Mobile App
15 12 (0.77%) Thin Client
16 10 (0.64%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 1,138 (72.62%) Windows
2 623 (39.76%) Windows Server
3 319 (20.36%) Windows 10
4 229 (14.61%) Windows Server 2012
5 202 (12.89%) Windows Server 2016
6 192 (12.25%) Windows Server 2008
7 164 (10.47%) Windows 7
8 123 (7.85%) Linux
9 74 (4.72%) Windows Server 2019
10 60 (3.83%) Windows Server 2003
11 56 (3.57%) Unix
12 53 (3.38%) Windows 8
13 29 (1.85%) Android
14 22 (1.40%) Apple iOS
14 22 (1.40%) Mac OS X
15 20 (1.28%) Mac OS
16 16 (1.02%) CentOS
17 11 (0.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 10 (0.64%) Oracle Linux
19 8 (0.51%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 394 (25.14%) ITIL
2 357 (22.78%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 189 (12.06%) Problem-Solving
4 118 (7.53%) Change Management
5 112 (7.15%) Disaster Recovery
6 106 (6.76%) Information Security
7 104 (6.64%) Migration
8 98 (6.25%) Server Management
9 90 (5.74%) Project Delivery
9 90 (5.74%) Service Delivery
10 85 (5.42%) Project Management
11 81 (5.17%) Problem Management
11 81 (5.17%) Service Management
12 70 (4.47%) Continuous Improvement
13 68 (4.34%) Presales
14 64 (4.08%) Mobile Device Management
15 62 (3.96%) Mentoring
16 53 (3.38%) Line Management
17 50 (3.19%) ITSM
18 49 (3.13%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 344 (21.95%) PowerShell
2 182 (11.61%) SQL
3 46 (2.94%) VBScript
4 40 (2.55%) Python
5 13 (0.83%) C
6 10 (0.64%) VB
7 9 (0.57%) Bash Shell
7 9 (0.57%) VBA
8 7 (0.45%) JavaScript
8 7 (0.45%) Perl
9 6 (0.38%) C++
9 6 (0.38%) PHP
10 5 (0.32%) C#
10 5 (0.32%) Java
11 4 (0.26%) T-SQL
12 2 (0.13%) VB.NET
13 1 (0.064%) Go
13 1 (0.064%) KiXtart
Qualifications
1 218 (13.91%) Microsoft Certification
2 130 (8.30%) MCSE
3 109 (6.96%) Cisco Certification
4 108 (6.89%) MCSA
5 94 (6.00%) Degree
6 75 (4.79%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 62 (3.96%) CCNA
8 59 (3.77%) Security Cleared
9 53 (3.38%) ITIL Certification
10 52 (3.32%) Citrix Certification
11 46 (2.94%) CCNP
12 38 (2.43%) MCP
13 32 (2.04%) CCA
14 30 (1.91%) DV Cleared
15 25 (1.60%) CISSP
16 23 (1.47%) CCIE
16 23 (1.47%) Server+ Certification
17 19 (1.21%) MCITP
18 17 (1.08%) SC Cleared
19 16 (1.02%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 156 (9.96%) SLA
2 89 (5.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 45 (2.87%) GDPR
4 29 (1.85%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 24 (1.53%) BS25999
6 19 (1.21%) QA
7 9 (0.57%) PCI DSS
8 6 (0.38%) Cyber Essentials
9 5 (0.32%) ISO 9001
10 2 (0.13%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
10 2 (0.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 1 (0.064%) COBIT
11 1 (0.064%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 856 (54.63%) Active Directory
2 538 (34.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 459 (29.29%) XenApp
4 327 (20.87%) XenDesktop
5 302 (19.27%) Hyper-V
6 139 (8.87%) vSphere
7 100 (6.38%) VMware ESXi
8 69 (4.40%) Citrix Hypervisor
9 67 (4.28%) Virtual Desktop
10 61 (3.89%) Microsoft App-V
11 37 (2.36%) Terminal Services
12 35 (2.23%) Terminal Server
12 35 (2.23%) VMware NSX
13 33 (2.11%) BitLocker
14 25 (1.60%) Virtual Servers
15 24 (1.53%) NFS
15 24 (1.53%) Virtual Machines
16 18 (1.15%) Xen
17 16 (1.02%) Firmware
18 9 (0.57%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 418 (26.68%) SCCM
2 87 (5.55%) SCOM
3 84 (5.36%) Microsoft Intune
4 68 (4.34%) Backup Exec
5 44 (2.81%) vCenter Server
5 44 (2.81%) WSUS
6 33 (2.11%) XenMobile
7 31 (1.98%) NetBackup
8 30 (1.91%) SCVMM
9 29 (1.85%) Microsoft Clustering
10 23 (1.47%) EMC NetWorker
11 21 (1.34%) Ansible
12 17 (1.08%) Puppet
13 16 (1.02%) Norton AntiVirus
13 16 (1.02%) Terraform
14 15 (0.96%) Nagios
15 12 (0.77%) Single Sign-On
16 11 (0.70%) Avamar
16 11 (0.70%) Kubernetes
16 11 (0.70%) vRealize
Vendors
1 938 (59.86%) Microsoft
2 915 (58.39%) VMware
3 405 (25.85%) Cisco
4 155 (9.89%) HP
5 104 (6.64%) Veeam
6 103 (6.57%) Dell
7 100 (6.38%) NetApp
8 72 (4.59%) EMC
9 66 (4.21%) Juniper
10 62 (3.96%) Symantec
11 55 (3.51%) Palo Alto
12 52 (3.32%) Sophos
13 49 (3.13%) Ivanti
13 49 (3.13%) Meraki
13 49 (3.13%) Oracle
14 44 (2.81%) CheckPoint
14 44 (2.81%) F5
15 38 (2.43%) ServiceNow
16 35 (2.23%) SolarWinds
17 32 (2.04%) iManage