Period
to 19 September 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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 176 150 153
Rank change year-on-year -26 +3 +1
Permanent jobs citing Citrix 967 3,387 3,769
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 1.94% 2.40% 2.25%
As % of the Vendors category 4.80% 5.60% 5.22%
Number of salaries quoted 886 2,780 3,078
Median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - +3.66%
10th Percentile £26,250 £23,000 £24,750
90th Percentile £75,000 £68,750 £70,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £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 20,134 60,476 72,231
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 40.43% 42.79% 43.14%
Number of salaries quoted 15,665 45,930 55,894
Median annual salary £54,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £31,250 £27,000 £27,000
90th Percentile £87,500 £82,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +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 19 September 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 19 September 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 -37 896 £45,000 +5.88% 166
UK excluding London -22 608 £40,000 +6.67% 153
London -33 329 £60,000 +14.29% 25
South East -20 176 £45,000 +12.50% 38
North of England +10 168 £37,500 +15.38% 45
Midlands -20 118 £38,500 -5.76% 23
Work from Home +38 98 £46,500 -11.43% 17
North West +43 96 £37,500 +7.14% 26
West Midlands -20 91 £34,500 -18.82% 12
South West +17 57 £37,500 -6.25% 17
Yorkshire -4 53 £38,500 +45.28% 14
East of England +2 45 £44,000 +10.00% 18
East Midlands +12 27 £40,000 +6.67% 11
Wales +42 23 £36,500 +12.31% 5
Scotland +89 19 £46,820 +3.67% 7
North East +19 19 £40,000 +5.26% 5
Northern Ireland +16 2 £52,500 +31.25%

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

1 718 (74.25%) Windows
2 617 (63.81%) VMware
3 592 (61.22%) Microsoft
4 577 (59.67%) Active Directory
5 472 (48.81%) Office 365
6 399 (41.26%) Azure
7 390 (40.33%) Windows Server
8 371 (38.37%) VMware Infrastructure
9 272 (28.13%) Cisco
10 257 (26.58%) ITIL
11 248 (25.65%) SCCM
12 245 (25.34%) Infrastructure Engineering
13 234 (24.20%) XenApp
14 223 (23.06%) DNS
15 218 (22.54%) PowerShell
16 209 (21.61%) Firewall
17 194 (20.06%) Hyper-V
18 185 (19.13%) DHCP
19 182 (18.82%) Windows 10
20 164 (16.96%) Finance
21 156 (16.13%) MS Exchange
22 151 (15.62%) SAN
23 150 (15.51%) Data Centre
24 149 (15.41%) SLA
25 148 (15.31%) XenDesktop
26 141 (14.58%) Windows Server 2008
26 141 (14.58%) WAN
27 138 (14.27%) Windows Server 2012
28 136 (14.06%) LAN
29 131 (13.55%) TCP/IP

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
1 156 (16.13%) MS Exchange
2 116 (12.00%) SharePoint
3 44 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2010
4 43 (4.45%) Exchange Server 2013
5 42 (4.34%) IIS
6 29 (3.00%) Skype for Business
7 7 (0.72%) Elasticsearch
8 6 (0.62%) Apache
8 6 (0.62%) Confluence
8 6 (0.62%) SharePoint Server
9 5 (0.52%) CMS
9 5 (0.52%) OpenStack
10 4 (0.41%) CloudStack
11 3 (0.31%) SharePoint 2010
12 2 (0.21%) Tomcat
13 1 (0.10%) BizTalk Server
13 1 (0.10%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 1 (0.10%) Exchange Server 2000
13 1 (0.10%) Exchange Server 2003
13 1 (0.10%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 106 (10.96%) Microsoft Office
2 17 (1.76%) Microsoft Excel
3 14 (1.45%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (0.31%) Microsoft Project
4 3 (0.31%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.10%) Acrobat
5 1 (0.10%) AutoCAD
5 1 (0.10%) Revit
5 1 (0.10%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (0.41%) Elite 3E
1 4 (0.41%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (0.21%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.10%) BASE24
3 1 (0.10%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.10%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.10%) Faxination
3 1 (0.10%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 472 (48.81%) Office 365
2 399 (41.26%) Azure
3 113 (11.69%) AWS
4 98 (10.13%) Azure Active Directory
5 66 (6.83%) IaaS
6 46 (4.76%) PaaS
7 37 (3.83%) SaaS
8 25 (2.59%) OneDrive
9 23 (2.38%) Mimecast
10 18 (1.86%) Cloud Computing
11 12 (1.24%) Amazon EC2
11 12 (1.24%) Amazon ELB
11 12 (1.24%) Amazon S3
11 12 (1.24%) Route 53
11 12 (1.24%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 10 (1.03%) BPaaS
13 9 (0.93%) Power Platform
14 6 (0.62%) Azure ExpressRoute
14 6 (0.62%) GCP
14 6 (0.62%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 223 (23.06%) DNS
2 209 (21.61%) Firewall
3 185 (19.13%) DHCP
4 151 (15.62%) SAN
5 141 (14.58%) WAN
6 136 (14.06%) LAN
7 131 (13.55%) TCP/IP
8 112 (11.58%) NetScaler
9 96 (9.93%) VPN
10 53 (5.48%) VoIP
11 45 (4.65%) iSCSI
12 44 (4.55%) Skype
13 37 (3.83%) Fibre Channel
14 33 (3.41%) Remote Desktop
14 33 (3.41%) Wi-Fi
15 32 (3.31%) Network Security
16 30 (3.10%) VLAN
17 24 (2.48%) Unified Communications
17 24 (2.48%) Wireless
18 23 (2.38%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 104 (10.75%) SQL Server
2 20 (2.07%) Amazon RDS
3 14 (1.45%) Azure SQL Database
4 12 (1.24%) SQL Server 2014
5 6 (0.62%) MySQL
5 6 (0.62%) SQL Server 2012
5 6 (0.62%) SQL Server 2016
6 5 (0.52%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (0.31%) Big Data
7 3 (0.31%) Oracle Database
8 2 (0.21%) Power BI
8 2 (0.21%) Relational Database
8 2 (0.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (0.10%) Data Lake
9 1 (0.10%) GIS
9 1 (0.10%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (0.10%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (0.10%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 11 (1.14%) Git (software)
1 11 (1.14%) Jenkins
2 10 (1.03%) Visual Studio Team System
3 5 (0.52%) Bitbucket
4 3 (0.31%) Cucumber
4 3 (0.31%) GitLab
5 2 (0.21%) JIRA
6 1 (0.10%) Ant
6 1 (0.10%) JMeter
6 1 (0.10%) LoadRunner
6 1 (0.10%) MSI
6 1 (0.10%) Subversion
6 1 (0.10%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.10%) WebLOAD
General
1 164 (16.96%) Finance
2 53 (5.48%) Legal
3 41 (4.24%) Banking
4 40 (4.14%) Public Sector
5 29 (3.00%) Law
6 17 (1.76%) Marketing
7 14 (1.45%) Telecoms
8 10 (1.03%) Retail
9 9 (0.93%) French Language
10 7 (0.72%) Advertising
10 7 (0.72%) Back Office
11 6 (0.62%) Financial Institution
12 4 (0.41%) Housing Association
12 4 (0.41%) Korean Language
12 4 (0.41%) Retail Banking
13 3 (0.31%) Electronics
13 3 (0.31%) Manufacturing
13 3 (0.31%) Pharmaceutical
14 2 (0.21%) Local Government
14 2 (0.21%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 207 (21.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 155 (16.03%) Analyst
3 121 (12.51%) Support Engineer
4 90 (9.31%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 71 (7.34%) 3rd Line Support
6 69 (7.14%) Citrix Engineer
7 62 (6.41%) 2nd Line Support
8 52 (5.38%) IT Support
9 51 (5.27%) Consultant
9 51 (5.27%) IT Engineer
10 50 (5.17%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
11 49 (5.07%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
11 49 (5.07%) IT Analyst
11 49 (5.07%) Support Analyst
12 45 (4.65%) Architect
12 45 (4.65%) Service Analyst
13 43 (4.45%) Citrix Support
14 42 (4.34%) Service Desk Analyst
15 41 (4.24%) 2nd Line Engineer
16 40 (4.14%) Azure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (1.76%) JSON
1 17 (1.76%) LDAP
2 15 (1.55%) Web Services
2 15 (1.55%) XMPP
3 9 (0.93%) WSH
4 6 (0.62%) CSS
5 5 (0.52%) .NET
6 4 (0.41%) LAMP
6 4 (0.41%) SailPoint
7 3 (0.31%) COM+
7 3 (0.31%) DCOM
8 2 (0.21%) 802.1X
8 2 (0.21%) ATL
8 2 (0.21%) COM
8 2 (0.21%) Middleware
8 2 (0.21%) XML
8 2 (0.21%) X-Windows
9 1 (0.10%) Apache Thrift
9 1 (0.10%) LAPP Stack
9 1 (0.10%) Unreal Engine
Miscellaneous
1 150 (15.51%) Data Centre
2 48 (4.96%) Management Information System
3 44 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
4 41 (4.24%) Public Cloud
4 41 (4.24%) Self-Motivation
5 25 (2.59%) Driving Licence
6 24 (2.48%) Clustering
7 20 (2.07%) iPhone
8 19 (1.96%) Enterprise Storage
9 17 (1.76%) Hybrid Cloud
10 15 (1.55%) Enterprise Software
10 15 (1.55%) Replication
10 15 (1.55%) User Experience
11 14 (1.45%) Fat Client
11 14 (1.45%) Thin Client
12 12 (1.24%) Private Cloud
12 12 (1.24%) Video Conferencing
13 11 (1.14%) Client/Server
13 11 (1.14%) Smartphone
14 7 (0.72%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 718 (74.25%) Windows
2 390 (40.33%) Windows Server
3 182 (18.82%) Windows 10
4 141 (14.58%) Windows Server 2008
5 138 (14.27%) Windows Server 2012
6 114 (11.79%) Windows Server 2016
7 85 (8.79%) Linux
8 77 (7.96%) Windows 7
9 46 (4.76%) Windows Server 2019
10 38 (3.93%) Windows Server 2003
11 36 (3.72%) Windows 8
12 32 (3.31%) Android
12 32 (3.31%) Unix
13 18 (1.86%) Apple iOS
14 13 (1.34%) Mac OS X
15 11 (1.14%) Data ONTAP
16 7 (0.72%) Solaris
17 6 (0.62%) Debian
17 6 (0.62%) Mac OS
17 6 (0.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 257 (26.58%) ITIL
2 245 (25.34%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 94 (9.72%) Problem-Solving
4 83 (8.58%) Migration
5 76 (7.86%) Change Management
6 75 (7.76%) Disaster Recovery
7 67 (6.93%) Project Delivery
8 64 (6.62%) Project Management
9 56 (5.79%) Problem Management
10 51 (5.27%) Information Security
10 51 (5.27%) Server Management
11 47 (4.86%) Service Management
12 45 (4.65%) DevOps
12 45 (4.65%) ITSM
12 45 (4.65%) Service Delivery
13 40 (4.14%) Mentoring
14 34 (3.52%) Agile Software Development
14 34 (3.52%) Incident Management
15 33 (3.41%) Line Management
15 33 (3.41%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 218 (22.54%) PowerShell
2 105 (10.86%) SQL
3 29 (3.00%) Python
4 19 (1.96%) VBScript
5 12 (1.24%) Java
6 11 (1.14%) C
7 8 (0.83%) VB
8 7 (0.72%) C++
9 6 (0.62%) PHP
10 5 (0.52%) Bash Shell
11 4 (0.41%) Perl
12 3 (0.31%) C#
13 2 (0.21%) VB.NET
14 1 (0.10%) Groovy
14 1 (0.10%) JavaScript
14 1 (0.10%) Ruby
14 1 (0.10%) T-SQL
14 1 (0.10%) VBA
Qualifications
1 127 (13.13%) Microsoft Certification
2 74 (7.65%) Cisco Certification
2 74 (7.65%) MCSE
3 67 (6.93%) MCSA
4 52 (5.38%) CCNA
5 50 (5.17%) Degree
6 40 (4.14%) Security Cleared
7 35 (3.62%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 31 (3.21%) MCP
9 30 (3.10%) Citrix Certification
10 26 (2.69%) ITIL Certification
11 25 (2.59%) DV Cleared
12 24 (2.48%) Server+ Certification
13 19 (1.96%) CCNP
14 16 (1.65%) CCA
15 13 (1.34%) SC Cleared
16 12 (1.24%) CCIE
17 11 (1.14%) DBS Check
18 10 (1.03%) CCSA
19 9 (0.93%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 149 (15.41%) SLA
2 37 (3.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 31 (3.21%) GDPR
4 11 (1.14%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 10 (1.03%) BS25999
6 6 (0.62%) QA
7 5 (0.52%) Cyber Essentials
7 5 (0.52%) PCI DSS
8 4 (0.41%) ISO 9001
9 3 (0.31%) PMO
10 2 (0.21%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 1 (0.10%) COBIT
11 1 (0.10%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
11 1 (0.10%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 577 (59.67%) Active Directory
2 371 (38.37%) VMware Infrastructure
3 234 (24.20%) XenApp
4 194 (20.06%) Hyper-V
5 148 (15.31%) XenDesktop
6 96 (9.93%) vSphere
7 49 (5.07%) Virtual Desktop
8 48 (4.96%) VMware ESXi
9 42 (4.34%) Citrix Hypervisor
10 20 (2.07%) Microsoft App-V
11 18 (1.86%) Terminal Server
12 17 (1.76%) BitLocker
12 17 (1.76%) VMware NSX
13 15 (1.55%) Virtual Servers
14 14 (1.45%) Terminal Services
14 14 (1.45%) Virtual Machines
15 10 (1.03%) NFS
16 8 (0.83%) Citrix Presentation Server
17 7 (0.72%) Firmware
18 6 (0.62%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 248 (25.65%) SCCM
2 66 (6.83%) Microsoft Intune
3 49 (5.07%) Backup Exec
4 48 (4.96%) SCOM
5 31 (3.21%) WSUS
6 27 (2.79%) NetBackup
7 23 (2.38%) Ansible
8 22 (2.28%) SCVMM
8 22 (2.28%) vCenter Server
9 19 (1.96%) EMC NetWorker
10 18 (1.86%) Microsoft Clustering
11 17 (1.76%) Puppet
12 13 (1.34%) Opscode Chef
13 9 (0.93%) AirWatch
13 9 (0.93%) Nagios
13 9 (0.93%) Single Sign-On
14 8 (0.83%) Terraform
14 8 (0.83%) vRealize
15 7 (0.72%) XenMobile
16 6 (0.62%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 617 (63.81%) VMware
2 592 (61.22%) Microsoft
3 272 (28.13%) Cisco
4 92 (9.51%) HP
5 81 (8.38%) Veeam
6 63 (6.51%) Dell
7 60 (6.20%) NetApp
8 48 (4.96%) EMC
9 36 (3.72%) Symantec
10 35 (3.62%) Sophos
11 32 (3.31%) Meraki
12 28 (2.90%) CheckPoint
13 27 (2.79%) F5
13 27 (2.79%) Fortinet
14 25 (2.59%) Palo Alto
15 24 (2.48%) Juniper
15 24 (2.48%) SolarWinds
16 21 (2.17%) ServiceNow
17 19 (1.96%) Mitel
17 19 (1.96%) Oracle