Period
to 8 December 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 8 December 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
8 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 150 153 148
Rank change year-on-year +3 -5 -8
Permanent jobs citing Citrix 3,131 3,545 4,325
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 2.36% 2.23% 2.41%
As % of the Vendors category 5.58% 5.22% 5.41%
Number of salaries quoted 2,504 2,839 3,503
UK median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25% +3.90%
10th Percentile £24,000 £24,250 £24,567
90th Percentile £70,000 £70,000 £66,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £38,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +1.33% - -

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 56,150 67,870 79,926
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 42.25% 42.71% 44.45%
Number of salaries quoted 42,989 52,376 61,851
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +4.40%
10th Percentile £27,250 £27,500 £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% -

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 8 December 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 8 December 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 +4 2,963 £42,500 - 528
UK excluding London +14 1,868 £38,000 +1.33% 414
London 0 1,170 £50,000 - 144
South East +57 647 £39,250 +3.29% 92
North of England -7 419 £35,000 +2.56% 129
Midlands +14 376 £40,000 +7.38% 80
West Midlands +11 260 £40,250 +0.63% 47
North West -9 226 £35,250 +0.71% 77
South West +6 170 £37,500 +7.14% 48
Yorkshire -12 165 £35,000 +2.23% 37
East of England -30 162 £42,500 - 35
East Midlands +26 116 £40,000 +16.18% 33
Scotland +21 52 £45,162 +21.65% 17
Wales +8 32 £32,500 -10.96% 11
North East +23 28 £22,500 -16.67% 15
Northern Ireland +13 11 £43,750 +78.57% 2

For the 6 months to 8 December 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 2,289 (73.11%) Windows
2 1,814 (57.94%) Active Directory
3 1,795 (57.33%) Microsoft
4 1,787 (57.07%) VMware
5 1,247 (39.83%) Office 365
6 1,208 (38.58%) Windows Server
7 1,139 (36.38%) VMware Infrastructure
8 960 (30.66%) Azure
9 934 (29.83%) ITIL
10 856 (27.34%) XenApp
11 756 (24.15%) Windows 10
12 700 (22.36%) Cisco
13 684 (21.85%) Hyper-V
14 655 (20.92%) MS Exchange
15 638 (20.38%) DNS
16 634 (20.25%) SCCM
17 605 (19.32%) Infrastructure Engineering
18 582 (18.59%) XenDesktop
19 562 (17.95%) DHCP
20 557 (17.79%) PowerShell
21 535 (17.09%) WAN
21 535 (17.09%) LAN
22 522 (16.67%) Firewall
23 515 (16.45%) Finance
24 500 (15.97%) Microsoft Certification
25 498 (15.91%) Data Centre
26 491 (15.68%) Windows 7
27 481 (15.36%) AWS
28 458 (14.63%) Windows Server 2012
29 454 (14.50%) Microsoft Office

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
1 655 (20.92%) MS Exchange
2 289 (9.23%) SharePoint
3 220 (7.03%) Exchange Server 2010
4 187 (5.97%) Skype for Business
5 155 (4.95%) Exchange Server 2013
6 100 (3.19%) IIS
7 56 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2007
8 19 (0.61%) SAS
9 18 (0.57%) SharePoint 2010
10 14 (0.45%) Drupal
10 14 (0.45%) IBM Notes
11 13 (0.42%) IBM Domino
11 13 (0.42%) Tomcat
12 12 (0.38%) Confluence
12 12 (0.38%) SharePoint 2013
12 12 (0.38%) WebSphere
13 10 (0.32%) Exchange Server 2003
14 8 (0.26%) OpenStack
15 7 (0.22%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
16 4 (0.13%) Apache
Applications
1 454 (14.50%) Microsoft Office
2 66 (2.11%) Microsoft Excel
3 22 (0.70%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 6 (0.19%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.13%) Adobe Captivate
5 4 (0.13%) Camtasia
5 4 (0.13%) Microsoft Project
6 3 (0.096%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.064%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 42 (1.34%) Dynamics CRM
2 20 (0.64%) Elite 3E
3 16 (0.51%) assyst
4 10 (0.32%) Carpe Diem
5 9 (0.29%) NetSuite
6 8 (0.26%) Exchequer
7 6 (0.19%) Remedy ITSM
8 5 (0.16%) Dynamics GP
8 5 (0.16%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
9 4 (0.13%) SAP BPC
10 3 (0.096%) Dynamics AX
10 3 (0.096%) Visualfiles
11 2 (0.064%) OpenCart
11 2 (0.064%) Raiser's Edge
11 2 (0.064%) Unit4 Business World
12 1 (0.032%) Cognos TM1
12 1 (0.032%) Pegasus Opera
12 1 (0.032%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 1,247 (39.83%) Office 365
2 960 (30.66%) Azure
3 481 (15.36%) AWS
4 151 (4.82%) Azure Active Directory
5 96 (3.07%) IaaS
6 95 (3.03%) OneDrive
7 72 (2.30%) SaaS
8 55 (1.76%) PaaS
9 48 (1.53%) Mimecast
10 45 (1.44%) AWS CloudFormation
11 42 (1.34%) Cloud Computing
12 40 (1.28%) Amazon EC2
13 34 (1.09%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 30 (0.96%) Serverless
15 22 (0.70%) Azure Stack
16 20 (0.64%) GCP
17 18 (0.57%) Amazon ECS
17 18 (0.57%) AWS Lambda
17 18 (0.57%) Power Platform
18 17 (0.54%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 638 (20.38%) DNS
2 562 (17.95%) DHCP
3 535 (17.09%) LAN
3 535 (17.09%) WAN
4 522 (16.67%) Firewall
5 411 (13.13%) TCP/IP
6 373 (11.91%) SAN
7 261 (8.34%) VPN
8 260 (8.30%) NetScaler
9 209 (6.68%) Wireless
10 205 (6.55%) VoIP
11 203 (6.48%) Skype
12 122 (3.90%) Internet
13 116 (3.70%) VLAN
14 110 (3.51%) NAS
15 108 (3.45%) Network Security
16 95 (3.03%) MPLS
17 93 (2.97%) Remote Desktop
18 92 (2.94%) Wi-Fi
19 88 (2.81%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 386 (12.33%) SQL Server
2 52 (1.66%) Amazon RDS
3 45 (1.44%) SQL Server 2012
4 38 (1.21%) DB2
5 28 (0.89%) SQL Server 2016
6 27 (0.86%) SQL Server 2008
7 24 (0.77%) MySQL
8 23 (0.73%) Data Warehouse
8 23 (0.73%) PostgreSQL
9 20 (0.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 19 (0.61%) SQL Server 2014
11 18 (0.57%) Power BI
12 17 (0.54%) Relational Database
13 13 (0.42%) Oracle Database
14 12 (0.38%) Big Data
15 8 (0.26%) Oracle Reports
15 8 (0.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 7 (0.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 6 (0.19%) Crystal Reports
17 6 (0.19%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 60 (1.92%) MSI
2 45 (1.44%) Visual Studio
3 32 (1.02%) JIRA
4 27 (0.86%) Visual Studio Team System
5 26 (0.83%) Git (software)
6 24 (0.77%) Jenkins
7 23 (0.73%) Octopus Deploy
8 16 (0.51%) TestRail
8 16 (0.51%) Zephyr
9 10 (0.32%) AdminStudio
9 10 (0.32%) Oracle Forms
10 8 (0.26%) InstallShield
11 7 (0.22%) AutoIt
11 7 (0.22%) WinDbg
12 6 (0.19%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 6 (0.19%) Bitbucket
13 5 (0.16%) Maven
13 5 (0.16%) SonarQube
13 5 (0.16%) TeamCity
14 4 (0.13%) Selenium
General
1 515 (16.45%) Finance
2 146 (4.66%) Law
3 128 (4.09%) Public Sector
4 117 (3.74%) Legal
5 110 (3.51%) Telecoms
6 101 (3.23%) Retail
7 94 (3.00%) Banking
8 67 (2.14%) Manufacturing
9 64 (2.04%) Back Office
10 46 (1.47%) Marketing
11 23 (0.73%) Local Government
12 20 (0.64%) Electronics
13 19 (0.61%) Advertising
14 18 (0.57%) Publishing
15 15 (0.48%) Financial Institution
16 12 (0.38%) Online Betting
17 9 (0.29%) Front Office
18 8 (0.26%) Housing Association
19 7 (0.22%) Spanish Language
20 6 (0.19%) German Language
Job Titles
1 688 (21.97%) Analyst
2 492 (15.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 336 (10.73%) Support Engineer
4 322 (10.28%) Support Analyst
5 230 (7.35%) IT Support
6 224 (7.15%) Consultant
7 222 (7.09%) 2nd Line Support
8 217 (6.93%) Architect
9 210 (6.71%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 200 (6.39%) Service Analyst
11 179 (5.72%) Service Desk Analyst
12 177 (5.65%) IT Engineer
13 160 (5.11%) Infrastructure Analyst
14 144 (4.60%) 3rd Line Support
14 144 (4.60%) Citrix Engineer
15 136 (4.34%) IT Analyst
16 132 (4.22%) 2nd Line Engineer
17 124 (3.96%) Network Engineer
18 123 (3.93%) Desktop Support
19 108 (3.45%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (1.98%) Web Services
2 45 (1.44%) LDAP
3 32 (1.02%) .NET
4 22 (0.70%) JSON
5 19 (0.61%) 802.1X
5 19 (0.61%) Software Packaging
6 15 (0.48%) XML
7 14 (0.45%) LAMP
7 14 (0.45%) WPF
8 12 (0.38%) WebSphere MQ
9 11 (0.35%) WinForms
10 9 (0.29%) WSH
11 7 (0.22%) REST
11 7 (0.22%) SOAP
12 6 (0.19%) HTML
12 6 (0.19%) Middleware
13 5 (0.16%) COM
13 5 (0.16%) COM+
13 5 (0.16%) DCOM
13 5 (0.16%) Windows SharePoint Services
Miscellaneous
1 498 (15.91%) Data Centre
2 201 (6.42%) Management Information System
3 171 (5.46%) Analytical Skills
4 120 (3.83%) Self-Motivation
5 95 (3.03%) Public Cloud
6 67 (2.14%) Clustering
6 67 (2.14%) Driving Licence
7 65 (2.08%) Hybrid Cloud
8 64 (2.04%) Fat Client
8 64 (2.04%) Thin Client
9 61 (1.95%) Blackberry
10 59 (1.88%) Private Cloud
11 56 (1.79%) Replication
12 43 (1.37%) Video Conferencing
13 41 (1.31%) Virtual Team
14 40 (1.28%) Smartphone
15 38 (1.21%) PKI
16 37 (1.18%) Enterprise Storage
17 36 (1.15%) iPhone
18 35 (1.12%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2,289 (73.11%) Windows
2 1,208 (38.58%) Windows Server
3 756 (24.15%) Windows 10
4 491 (15.68%) Windows 7
5 458 (14.63%) Windows Server 2012
6 424 (13.54%) Linux
7 388 (12.39%) Windows Server 2008
8 149 (4.76%) Unix
9 136 (4.34%) Windows 8
10 114 (3.64%) Windows Server 2003
11 77 (2.46%) Mac OS
12 54 (1.72%) Android
13 51 (1.63%) Apple iOS
13 51 (1.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 26 (0.83%) Mac OS X
15 22 (0.70%) VMS
16 17 (0.54%) Ubuntu
16 17 (0.54%) Windows XP
17 16 (0.51%) HPUX
18 14 (0.45%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 934 (29.83%) ITIL
2 605 (19.32%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 332 (10.60%) Problem-Solving
4 246 (7.86%) Service Delivery
5 241 (7.70%) Agile Software Development
6 234 (7.47%) Migration
7 215 (6.87%) Mentoring
8 204 (6.52%) Disaster Recovery
8 204 (6.52%) Service Management
9 198 (6.32%) Project Management
10 187 (5.97%) Information Security
11 179 (5.72%) Presales
12 172 (5.49%) Continuous Improvement
13 162 (5.17%) Change Management
14 158 (5.05%) Project Delivery
15 150 (4.79%) Mobile Device Management
16 125 (3.99%) DevOps
17 115 (3.67%) Incident Management
17 115 (3.67%) Security Management
18 108 (3.45%) Information Security Management
Programming Languages
1 557 (17.79%) PowerShell
2 380 (12.14%) SQL
3 99 (3.16%) Python
4 50 (1.60%) C
5 48 (1.53%) VBScript
6 35 (1.12%) Bash Shell
7 33 (1.05%) VB
8 31 (0.99%) T-SQL
9 30 (0.96%) JavaScript
10 23 (0.73%) Shell Script
11 22 (0.70%) Java
12 20 (0.64%) C#
12 20 (0.64%) Perl
13 18 (0.57%) PHP
14 17 (0.54%) VB.NET
14 17 (0.54%) VBA
15 15 (0.48%) PL/SQL
16 14 (0.45%) Ruby
17 7 (0.22%) C++
18 2 (0.064%) XPath
Qualifications
1 500 (15.97%) Microsoft Certification
2 362 (11.56%) MCSE
3 318 (10.16%) Cisco Certification
4 247 (7.89%) CCNA
5 241 (7.70%) Degree
6 183 (5.84%) MCSA
7 174 (5.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 146 (4.66%) CCNP
9 141 (4.50%) Security Cleared
10 134 (4.28%) Citrix Certification
11 125 (3.99%) MCP
12 85 (2.71%) CCA
13 75 (2.40%) MCITP
14 67 (2.14%) SC Cleared
15 63 (2.01%) ITIL Certification
16 59 (1.88%) AWS Certification
17 55 (1.76%) DV Cleared
18 41 (1.31%) MCDST
19 35 (1.12%) Computer Science Degree
20 31 (0.99%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 343 (10.95%) SLA
2 66 (2.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 35 (1.12%) GDPR
4 33 (1.05%) QA
5 22 (0.70%) COBIT
6 20 (0.64%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 19 (0.61%) ISO 9001
7 19 (0.61%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 17 (0.54%) PMO
9 4 (0.13%) PCI DSS
10 3 (0.096%) Cyber Essentials
11 2 (0.064%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
11 2 (0.064%) NCSC
12 1 (0.032%) BS7799
12 1 (0.032%) ISO 14001
12 1 (0.032%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 1,814 (57.94%) Active Directory
2 1,139 (36.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 856 (27.34%) XenApp
4 684 (21.85%) Hyper-V
5 582 (18.59%) XenDesktop
6 210 (6.71%) vSphere
7 175 (5.59%) VMware ESXi
8 162 (5.17%) Microsoft App-V
9 126 (4.02%) Virtual Desktop
10 91 (2.91%) Terminal Services
11 84 (2.68%) Citrix Hypervisor
12 62 (1.98%) Virtual Machines
13 57 (1.82%) VMware NSX
14 55 (1.76%) Virtual Servers
15 54 (1.72%) Docker
16 34 (1.09%) BitLocker
17 33 (1.05%) Microsoft Virtual Server
18 31 (0.99%) Firmware
19 24 (0.77%) Terminal Server
20 17 (0.54%) NFS
Systems Management
1 634 (20.25%) SCCM
2 150 (4.79%) Microsoft Intune
3 146 (4.66%) SCOM
4 135 (4.31%) WSUS
5 70 (2.24%) SCVMM
6 61 (1.95%) Ansible
6 61 (1.95%) Backup Exec
7 59 (1.88%) Opscode Chef
8 54 (1.72%) vRealize
9 49 (1.56%) XenMobile
10 47 (1.50%) Terraform
11 40 (1.28%) SCOrch
12 38 (1.21%) NetBackup
13 34 (1.09%) Puppet
14 32 (1.02%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
15 31 (0.99%) Microsoft Clustering
16 30 (0.96%) Nagios
17 29 (0.93%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
17 29 (0.93%) vCenter Server
18 28 (0.89%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 1,795 (57.33%) Microsoft
2 1,787 (57.07%) VMware
3 700 (22.36%) Cisco
4 269 (8.59%) HP
5 230 (7.35%) NetApp
6 183 (5.84%) Dell
7 162 (5.17%) Veeam
8 133 (4.25%) Ivanti
9 125 (3.99%) Oracle
10 111 (3.55%) Symantec
11 101 (3.23%) EMC
12 97 (3.10%) SolarWinds
13 93 (2.97%) SAP
14 90 (2.87%) IBM
15 84 (2.68%) CheckPoint
16 77 (2.46%) Apple
17 73 (2.33%) Aruba
18 72 (2.30%) Meraki
19 71 (2.27%) F5
20 70 (2.24%) Palo Alto