Period
to 4 December 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 4 December 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
4 Dec 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 192 151 157
Rank change year-on-year -41 +6 -5
Permanent jobs citing Citrix 1,039 3,205 3,611
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 1.83% 2.36% 2.23%
As % of the Vendors category 4.75% 5.67% 5.31%
Number of salaries quoted 1,009 2,666 3,001
Median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
10th Percentile £26,200 £24,000 £24,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £70,000 £68,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year -6.25% +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 21,889 56,545 68,050
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 38.60% 41.67% 42.00%
Number of salaries quoted 17,389 43,248 52,665
Median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £31,250 £27,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £82,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £46,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +2.22% - +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 4 December 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 4 December 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 -40 951 £42,000 -1.18% 179
UK excluding London -24 664 £37,500 -6.25% 136
London -65 323 £60,000 +20.00% 52
South East -14 199 £40,000 - 30
North of England -11 173 £36,250 +3.57% 37
Work from Home +8 154 £46,500 -22.50% 20
Midlands -21 122 £36,750 -10.04% 28
North West +18 97 £35,000 -2.78% 26
South West +31 86 £35,500 -5.33% 14
West Midlands -29 81 £35,000 -15.66% 14
Yorkshire -9 63 £38,500 +10.00% 7
East of England +17 42 £45,000 +3.45% 18
East Midlands +22 41 £37,500 -6.25% 14
Scotland +50 23 £50,000 +10.71% 6
Wales +39 17 £36,500 +9.77% 3
North East -2 13 £46,000 +104.44% 4
Northern Ireland +11 2 £52,500 +20.00%

For the 6 months to 4 December 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.

1 765 (73.63%) Windows
2 696 (66.99%) VMware
3 654 (62.95%) Microsoft
4 607 (58.42%) Active Directory
5 521 (50.14%) Office 365
6 440 (42.35%) Azure
7 408 (39.27%) Windows Server
8 377 (36.28%) VMware Infrastructure
9 310 (29.84%) Cisco
10 289 (27.82%) ITIL
11 255 (24.54%) DNS
12 219 (21.08%) SCCM
13 217 (20.89%) XenApp
14 207 (19.92%) PowerShell
15 206 (19.83%) Windows 10
16 203 (19.54%) Infrastructure Engineering
17 199 (19.15%) DHCP
18 193 (18.58%) Firewall
19 186 (17.90%) MS Exchange
19 186 (17.90%) Hyper-V
20 164 (15.78%) SLA
21 157 (15.11%) SAN
22 149 (14.34%) Windows Server 2008
23 146 (14.05%) XenDesktop
24 143 (13.76%) Microsoft Office
25 142 (13.67%) Windows Server 2012
26 140 (13.47%) Data Centre
27 139 (13.38%) AWS
27 139 (13.38%) Microsoft Certification
28 136 (13.09%) 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
1 186 (17.90%) MS Exchange
2 110 (10.59%) SharePoint
3 65 (6.26%) IIS
4 36 (3.46%) Exchange Server 2010
5 28 (2.69%) Skype for Business
6 27 (2.60%) Exchange Server 2013
7 10 (0.96%) Confluence
7 10 (0.96%) SharePoint Server
8 6 (0.58%) Apache
9 5 (0.48%) CMS
9 5 (0.48%) Exchange Server 2003
10 4 (0.38%) OpenStack
11 3 (0.29%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 3 (0.29%) CloudStack
11 3 (0.29%) Elasticsearch
11 3 (0.29%) Tomcat
12 1 (0.096%) JBoss
12 1 (0.096%) nginx
Applications
1 143 (13.76%) Microsoft Office
2 16 (1.54%) Microsoft Excel
3 9 (0.87%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 5 (0.48%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.19%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.096%) AutoCAD
6 1 (0.096%) Revit
6 1 (0.096%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (0.29%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.096%) BASE24
2 1 (0.096%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.096%) Endur
2 1 (0.096%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.096%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 521 (50.14%) Office 365
2 440 (42.35%) Azure
3 139 (13.38%) AWS
4 83 (7.99%) Azure Active Directory
5 71 (6.83%) IaaS
6 53 (5.10%) PaaS
7 36 (3.46%) SaaS
8 23 (2.21%) OneDrive
9 22 (2.12%) Mimecast
10 16 (1.54%) Cloud Computing
11 15 (1.44%) Amazon EC2
11 15 (1.44%) Amazon S3
11 15 (1.44%) Route 53
11 15 (1.44%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 14 (1.35%) Amazon ELB
13 10 (0.96%) Azure ExpressRoute
13 10 (0.96%) BPaaS
14 8 (0.77%) GCP
15 6 (0.58%) OpenShift
15 6 (0.58%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 255 (24.54%) DNS
2 199 (19.15%) DHCP
3 193 (18.58%) Firewall
4 157 (15.11%) SAN
5 132 (12.70%) NetScaler
6 129 (12.42%) TCP/IP
6 129 (12.42%) WAN
7 126 (12.13%) LAN
8 88 (8.47%) VPN
9 68 (6.54%) VoIP
10 46 (4.43%) Fibre Channel
10 46 (4.43%) iSCSI
11 38 (3.66%) Skype
12 35 (3.37%) VLAN
13 32 (3.08%) Unified Communications
14 31 (2.98%) Remote Desktop
15 30 (2.89%) Wi-Fi
16 29 (2.79%) Cisco ASA
17 27 (2.60%) Network Security
18 26 (2.50%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 113 (10.88%) SQL Server
2 32 (3.08%) Amazon RDS
3 13 (1.25%) Azure SQL Database
4 8 (0.77%) MySQL
4 8 (0.77%) SQL Server 2014
5 4 (0.38%) SQL Server 2005
5 4 (0.38%) SQL Server 2016
6 3 (0.29%) Oracle Database
6 3 (0.29%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (0.29%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (0.19%) Big Data
7 2 (0.19%) Power BI
7 2 (0.19%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.096%) Data Lake
8 1 (0.096%) GIS
8 1 (0.096%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.096%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.096%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.096%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 11 (1.06%) Jenkins
2 10 (0.96%) Visual Studio Team System
3 8 (0.77%) Git (software)
4 5 (0.48%) Bitbucket
5 4 (0.38%) JIRA
5 4 (0.38%) MSI
6 3 (0.29%) Cucumber
6 3 (0.29%) GitLab
6 3 (0.29%) InstallShield
7 2 (0.19%) Eclipse
7 2 (0.19%) Visual Studio
8 1 (0.096%) Ant
8 1 (0.096%) Subversion
General
1 136 (13.09%) Finance
2 63 (6.06%) Legal
3 44 (4.23%) Public Sector
4 33 (3.18%) Law
5 31 (2.98%) Telecoms
6 28 (2.69%) Banking
7 17 (1.64%) Retail
8 14 (1.35%) Digital Economy
9 11 (1.06%) Games
9 11 (1.06%) Marketing
10 10 (0.96%) Local Government
11 9 (0.87%) Pharmaceutical
12 8 (0.77%) Back Office
13 7 (0.67%) Advertising
14 5 (0.48%) Billing
14 5 (0.48%) Social Housing
15 4 (0.38%) Housing Association
16 3 (0.29%) Electronics
16 3 (0.29%) Investment Banking
16 3 (0.29%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 195 (18.77%) Analyst
2 181 (17.42%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 154 (14.82%) Support Engineer
4 91 (8.76%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 81 (7.80%) 3rd Line Support
6 79 (7.60%) IT Support
7 78 (7.51%) Citrix Engineer
8 72 (6.93%) 2nd Line Support
8 72 (6.93%) IT Analyst
8 72 (6.93%) IT Engineer
9 60 (5.77%) Support Analyst
10 55 (5.29%) Consultant
11 54 (5.20%) Service Analyst
12 53 (5.10%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
12 53 (5.10%) Service Desk Analyst
13 52 (5.00%) Architect
14 51 (4.91%) Citrix Support
15 49 (4.72%) Infrastructure Analyst
15 49 (4.72%) Technical Support
16 45 (4.33%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (2.02%) JSON
2 18 (1.73%) Web Services
2 18 (1.73%) XMPP
3 16 (1.54%) LDAP
4 9 (0.87%) WSH
5 3 (0.29%) .NET
5 3 (0.29%) COM
5 3 (0.29%) LAMP
5 3 (0.29%) SailPoint
6 2 (0.19%) 802.1X
6 2 (0.19%) Unreal Engine
6 2 (0.19%) XML
6 2 (0.19%) X-Windows
7 1 (0.096%) ActiveMQ
7 1 (0.096%) ADSI
7 1 (0.096%) CSS
7 1 (0.096%) HTML
7 1 (0.096%) Middleware
7 1 (0.096%) SOAP
7 1 (0.096%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 140 (13.47%) Data Centre
2 53 (5.10%) Management Information System
3 41 (3.95%) Public Cloud
4 40 (3.85%) Self-Motivation
5 28 (2.69%) Analytical Skills
6 25 (2.41%) Smartphone
7 23 (2.21%) Driving Licence
8 20 (1.92%) Hybrid Cloud
9 19 (1.83%) Clustering
9 19 (1.83%) iPhone
10 16 (1.54%) Client/Server
10 16 (1.54%) Enterprise Software
11 15 (1.44%) Fat Client
11 15 (1.44%) Thin Client
12 14 (1.35%) Replication
12 14 (1.35%) Video Conferencing
13 12 (1.15%) User Experience
14 11 (1.06%) Private Cloud
15 9 (0.87%) Blackberry
16 8 (0.77%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 765 (73.63%) Windows
2 408 (39.27%) Windows Server
3 206 (19.83%) Windows 10
4 149 (14.34%) Windows Server 2008
5 142 (13.67%) Windows Server 2012
6 107 (10.30%) Windows Server 2016
7 77 (7.41%) Linux
8 66 (6.35%) Windows 7
9 63 (6.06%) Windows Server 2019
10 33 (3.18%) Android
11 31 (2.98%) Windows 8
12 24 (2.31%) Windows Server 2003
13 22 (2.12%) Unix
14 13 (1.25%) Data ONTAP
15 11 (1.06%) Mac OS X
16 10 (0.96%) Apple iOS
16 10 (0.96%) Ubuntu
17 9 (0.87%) CentOS
18 8 (0.77%) Mac OS
19 6 (0.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 289 (27.82%) ITIL
2 203 (19.54%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 88 (8.47%) Problem-Solving
4 75 (7.22%) Migration
5 74 (7.12%) Project Management
6 69 (6.64%) Disaster Recovery
7 65 (6.26%) Project Delivery
8 59 (5.68%) Change Management
9 56 (5.39%) Service Delivery
9 56 (5.39%) Service Management
10 52 (5.00%) Presales
11 48 (4.62%) DevOps
12 45 (4.33%) Document Management
12 45 (4.33%) High Availability
13 41 (3.95%) Problem Management
14 38 (3.66%) Line Management
14 38 (3.66%) Mentoring
15 36 (3.46%) Continuous Improvement
16 35 (3.37%) Agile Software Development
16 35 (3.37%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 207 (19.92%) PowerShell
2 126 (12.13%) SQL
3 18 (1.73%) Python
4 16 (1.54%) VBScript
5 13 (1.25%) Java
6 8 (0.77%) C
6 8 (0.77%) VB
7 6 (0.58%) C#
7 6 (0.58%) PHP
7 6 (0.58%) T-SQL
8 4 (0.38%) Perl
9 3 (0.29%) C++
10 2 (0.19%) Bash Shell
10 2 (0.19%) JavaScript
11 1 (0.096%) Groovy
11 1 (0.096%) Ruby
11 1 (0.096%) VBA
Qualifications
1 139 (13.38%) Microsoft Certification
2 87 (8.37%) MCSE
3 83 (7.99%) Cisco Certification
4 68 (6.54%) CCNA
5 58 (5.58%) MCSA
6 44 (4.23%) Degree
7 33 (3.18%) MCP
8 32 (3.08%) Security Cleared
8 32 (3.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 30 (2.89%) CCNP
10 28 (2.69%) Citrix Certification
10 28 (2.69%) Server+ Certification
11 23 (2.21%) ITIL Certification
12 22 (2.12%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 21 (2.02%) SC Cleared
14 14 (1.35%) CCSA
14 14 (1.35%) DV Cleared
15 12 (1.15%) Check Point Certification
16 10 (0.96%) CCA
17 9 (0.87%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 164 (15.78%) SLA
2 41 (3.95%) GDPR
3 10 (0.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 8 (0.77%) QA
5 4 (0.38%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 3 (0.29%) BS25999
6 3 (0.29%) ISO 9001
6 3 (0.29%) PMO
7 2 (0.19%) PCI DSS
8 1 (0.096%) COBIT
System Software
1 607 (58.42%) Active Directory
2 377 (36.28%) VMware Infrastructure
3 217 (20.89%) XenApp
4 186 (17.90%) Hyper-V
5 146 (14.05%) XenDesktop
6 92 (8.85%) vSphere
7 42 (4.04%) Virtual Desktop
8 38 (3.66%) VMware ESXi
9 30 (2.89%) Citrix Hypervisor
10 24 (2.31%) Virtual Machines
11 23 (2.21%) Virtual Servers
12 16 (1.54%) Terminal Server
13 13 (1.25%) BitLocker
13 13 (1.25%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 13 (1.25%) Terminal Services
14 12 (1.15%) Firmware
15 9 (0.87%) Microsoft App-V
16 8 (0.77%) Citrix Presentation Server
16 8 (0.77%) VMware Server
17 6 (0.58%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 219 (21.08%) SCCM
2 70 (6.74%) Microsoft Intune
3 36 (3.46%) Ansible
4 35 (3.37%) SCOM
5 34 (3.27%) Backup Exec
6 27 (2.60%) Puppet
7 26 (2.50%) vCenter Server
8 24 (2.31%) NetBackup
8 24 (2.31%) WSUS
9 17 (1.64%) AirWatch
9 17 (1.64%) Opscode Chef
10 14 (1.35%) SCVMM
10 14 (1.35%) XenMobile
11 10 (0.96%) EMC NetWorker
12 9 (0.87%) FortiGate
12 9 (0.87%) Kubernetes
13 8 (0.77%) CASB
13 8 (0.77%) Norton AntiVirus
13 8 (0.77%) vRealize
14 7 (0.67%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 696 (66.99%) VMware
2 654 (62.95%) Microsoft
3 310 (29.84%) Cisco
4 112 (10.78%) Veeam
5 82 (7.89%) HP
6 70 (6.74%) Dell
7 66 (6.35%) NetApp
8 53 (5.10%) EMC
9 41 (3.95%) CheckPoint
10 39 (3.75%) SolarWinds
10 39 (3.75%) Sophos
11 32 (3.08%) Meraki
12 31 (2.98%) Fortinet
13 30 (2.89%) Symantec
14 27 (2.60%) Mitel
14 27 (2.60%) Oracle
15 26 (2.50%) F5
16 25 (2.41%) ServiceNow
17 23 (2.21%) Juniper
18 22 (2.12%) Apple