Period
to 20 January 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 20 January 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
20 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 164 139 136
Rank change year-on-year -25 -3 -37
Permanent jobs citing Citrix 3,199 4,184 4,268
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 2.14% 2.42% 2.41%
As % of the Vendors category 5.04% 5.45% 5.50%
Number of salaries quoted 2,575 3,427 3,523
UK median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +5.26% -5.00%
10th Percentile £24,350 £24,825 £23,250
90th Percentile £68,750 £65,000 £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 63,456 76,782 77,560
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 42.43% 44.35% 43.81%
Number of salaries quoted 48,722 60,116 62,446
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £81,250 £75,750 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +2.41%

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 20 January 2019.

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 20 January 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 -20 3,087 £42,500 +5.59% 425
UK excluding London +8 1,904 £37,500 - 299
London -38 1,245 £50,000 +11.11% 143
North of England +39 527 £34,000 -2.86% 82
South East -14 465 £40,000 +2.56% 72
Midlands +15 384 £42,500 +21.43% 58
East of England +6 320 £39,000 -13.33% 30
West Midlands +13 292 £43,250 +23.57% 41
North West +9 277 £35,000 +2.94% 56
Yorkshire +59 222 £33,500 -16.25% 23
South West -27 148 £35,000 - 40
East Midlands +27 92 £37,000 -1.33% 17
Scotland -23 44 £30,750 -31.67% 7
North East -4 28 £30,000 -13.04% 3
Wales -25 27 £36,500 -6.41% 8
Channel Islands -1 3 £32,500 -48.00%
Northern Ireland -15 3 £24,500 - 1

For the 6 months to 20 January 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 2,318 (72.46%) Windows
2 1,933 (60.43%) Active Directory
3 1,826 (57.08%) VMware
4 1,820 (56.89%) Microsoft
5 1,153 (36.04%) Windows Server
6 1,138 (35.57%) Office 365
7 1,086 (33.95%) VMware Infrastructure
8 1,018 (31.82%) ITIL
9 861 (26.91%) Microsoft Azure
10 781 (24.41%) XenApp
11 733 (22.91%) Cisco
12 703 (21.98%) Windows 10
13 693 (21.66%) Windows 7
14 663 (20.73%) MS Exchange
14 663 (20.73%) Firewall
15 655 (20.48%) Hyper-V
16 649 (20.29%) SCCM
17 579 (18.10%) DNS
17 579 (18.10%) Windows Server 2008
18 568 (17.76%) Infrastructure Engineering
19 564 (17.63%) Windows Server 2012
20 554 (17.32%) Finance
21 552 (17.26%) PowerShell
22 543 (16.97%) SQL
22 543 (16.97%) Microsoft Office
23 531 (16.60%) Microsoft Certification
24 495 (15.47%) DHCP
25 489 (15.29%) WAN
26 485 (15.16%) XenDesktop
27 470 (14.69%) LAN

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
1 663 (20.73%) MS Exchange
2 256 (8.00%) SharePoint
3 223 (6.97%) Exchange Server 2010
4 213 (6.66%) Skype for Business
5 167 (5.22%) IIS
6 121 (3.78%) Exchange Server 2013
7 60 (1.88%) Exchange Server 2003
8 46 (1.44%) Tomcat
9 42 (1.31%) Exchange Server 2007
10 36 (1.13%) Apache
11 27 (0.84%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 24 (0.75%) IBM Notes
13 19 (0.59%) JBoss
14 17 (0.53%) SharePoint 2010
15 16 (0.50%) GlassFish
16 15 (0.47%) Elasticsearch
16 15 (0.47%) SharePoint 2013
17 14 (0.44%) OpenStack
18 13 (0.41%) BizTalk Server
19 12 (0.38%) CMS
Applications
1 543 (16.97%) Microsoft Office
2 91 (2.84%) Microsoft Excel
3 24 (0.75%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 23 (0.72%) MS Visio
5 20 (0.63%) Microsoft Project
6 3 (0.094%) PTC Creo
7 2 (0.063%) Acrobat
7 2 (0.063%) CATIA
8 1 (0.031%) Camtasia
8 1 (0.031%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 32 (1.00%) Dynamics AX
2 23 (0.72%) Dynamics CRM
3 13 (0.41%) Remedy ITSM
4 7 (0.22%) Carpe Diem
4 7 (0.22%) Elite 3E
4 7 (0.22%) Visualfiles
5 6 (0.19%) Orchard Housing
6 4 (0.13%) Dynamics GP
6 4 (0.13%) Dynamics NAV
6 4 (0.13%) Scribe Insight
7 3 (0.094%) Infor SunSystems
7 3 (0.094%) Lawson
7 3 (0.094%) OPENHousing
7 3 (0.094%) Oracle Cash Management
7 3 (0.094%) Oracle Financials
7 3 (0.094%) ReMetrica
7 3 (0.094%) Sage CRM
7 3 (0.094%) Unit4 Business World
8 2 (0.063%) MIS ActiveH
8 2 (0.063%) Northgate Housing
Cloud Services
1 1,138 (35.57%) Office 365
2 861 (26.91%) Microsoft Azure
3 421 (13.16%) Amazon AWS
4 102 (3.19%) IaaS
5 92 (2.88%) Azure Active Directory
6 85 (2.66%) Mimecast
7 70 (2.19%) PaaS
8 47 (1.47%) OneDrive
9 39 (1.22%) Cloud Computing
10 37 (1.16%) Dynamics 365
11 36 (1.13%) Google Cloud Platform
12 32 (1.00%) SaaS
13 13 (0.41%) Yammer
14 10 (0.31%) G Suite
15 8 (0.25%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 8 (0.25%) GitHub
16 7 (0.22%) AWS CloudFormation
17 6 (0.19%) Amazon EC2
18 4 (0.13%) Scribe Online
19 3 (0.094%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 663 (20.73%) Firewall
2 579 (18.10%) DNS
3 495 (15.47%) DHCP
4 489 (15.29%) WAN
5 470 (14.69%) LAN
6 461 (14.41%) SAN
7 409 (12.79%) TCP/IP
8 323 (10.10%) VPN
9 281 (8.78%) NetScaler
10 242 (7.56%) VoIP
11 228 (7.13%) Wireless
12 215 (6.72%) VLAN
13 167 (5.22%) Skype
14 126 (3.94%) Remote Desktop
15 121 (3.78%) Internet
16 110 (3.44%) NAS
17 107 (3.34%) Network Security
18 91 (2.84%) MPLS
19 80 (2.50%) iSCSI
20 67 (2.09%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 379 (11.85%) SQL Server
2 51 (1.59%) SQL Server 2008
3 37 (1.16%) MySQL
4 35 (1.09%) SQL Server 2012
5 34 (1.06%) Amazon RDS
6 30 (0.94%) SQL Server 2016
7 29 (0.91%) Relational Database
8 23 (0.72%) SQL Server 2014
9 20 (0.63%) Azure SQL Database
10 19 (0.59%) PostgreSQL
10 19 (0.59%) SQL Server 2005
11 18 (0.56%) RDBMS
12 17 (0.53%) Data Warehouse
13 13 (0.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 13 (0.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 12 (0.38%) Oracle Database
15 11 (0.34%) Big Data
15 11 (0.34%) DB2
16 9 (0.28%) Power BI
16 9 (0.28%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 41 (1.28%) JIRA
2 34 (1.06%) Git (software)
3 26 (0.81%) WinDbg
4 20 (0.63%) MSI
5 19 (0.59%) Jenkins
6 6 (0.19%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 6 (0.19%) Bitbucket
6 6 (0.19%) Team Foundation Server
7 5 (0.16%) GitLab
7 5 (0.16%) Oracle Forms
8 4 (0.13%) Hudson
9 3 (0.094%) Octopus Deploy
9 3 (0.094%) Rational Rhapsody
9 3 (0.094%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 2 (0.063%) JMeter
10 2 (0.063%) Sonatype Nexus
10 2 (0.063%) Visual Studio
11 1 (0.031%) Eclipse
11 1 (0.031%) LoadRunner
11 1 (0.031%) NUnit
General
1 554 (17.32%) Finance
2 157 (4.91%) Banking
3 152 (4.75%) Legal
4 127 (3.97%) Law
5 98 (3.06%) Telecoms
6 90 (2.81%) Retail
7 49 (1.53%) Investment Banking
8 46 (1.44%) Manufacturing
9 45 (1.41%) Advertising
10 43 (1.34%) Back Office
11 37 (1.16%) Games
12 34 (1.06%) French Language
13 31 (0.97%) Publishing
14 30 (0.94%) Marketing
15 22 (0.69%) German Language
16 13 (0.41%) Electronics
17 12 (0.38%) Billing
18 11 (0.34%) Financial Institution
19 10 (0.31%) Italian Language
20 9 (0.28%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 606 (18.94%) Analyst
2 479 (14.97%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 406 (12.69%) Support Engineer
4 324 (10.13%) Support Analyst
5 280 (8.75%) IT Support
6 263 (8.22%) Architect
7 216 (6.75%) 2nd Line Support
8 200 (6.25%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 199 (6.22%) Desktop Support
10 181 (5.66%) Citrix Engineer
11 177 (5.53%) IT Engineer
12 159 (4.97%) IT Analyst
13 155 (4.85%) Service Analyst
14 152 (4.75%) 3rd Line Support
15 142 (4.44%) 2nd Line Engineer
15 142 (4.44%) Desktop Engineer
16 141 (4.41%) Service Desk Analyst
17 129 (4.03%) Consultant
18 128 (4.00%) Infrastructure Support
19 120 (3.75%) Infrastructure Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (1.97%) Web Services
2 50 (1.56%) .NET
3 42 (1.31%) Software Packaging
4 35 (1.09%) LDAP
5 22 (0.69%) JSON
6 17 (0.53%) X-Windows
7 16 (0.50%) 802.1X
7 16 (0.50%) HTML
7 16 (0.50%) XML
8 11 (0.34%) Middleware
9 10 (0.31%) RabbitMQ
10 8 (0.25%) AngularJS
10 8 (0.25%) ASP.NET
11 7 (0.22%) .NET Framework
11 7 (0.22%) ADSI
11 7 (0.22%) REST
11 7 (0.22%) SOAP
12 6 (0.19%) COM
12 6 (0.19%) WCF
12 6 (0.19%) WSH
Miscellaneous
1 413 (12.91%) Data Centre
2 255 (7.97%) Analytical Skills
3 179 (5.60%) Self-Motivation
4 172 (5.38%) Management Information System
5 132 (4.13%) Clustering
6 111 (3.47%) Fat Client
6 111 (3.47%) Thin Client
7 83 (2.59%) Blackberry
8 78 (2.44%) Replication
9 74 (2.31%) User Experience
10 69 (2.16%) Video Conferencing
11 67 (2.09%) Public Cloud
12 63 (1.97%) Enterprise Storage
13 52 (1.63%) Hedge funds
14 50 (1.56%) Enterprise Software
15 44 (1.38%) Hybrid Cloud
16 42 (1.31%) Driving Licence
16 42 (1.31%) iPhone
17 41 (1.28%) CMDB
18 40 (1.25%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 2,318 (72.46%) Windows
2 1,153 (36.04%) Windows Server
3 703 (21.98%) Windows 10
4 693 (21.66%) Windows 7
5 579 (18.10%) Windows Server 2008
6 564 (17.63%) Windows Server 2012
7 459 (14.35%) Linux
8 189 (5.91%) Windows 8
9 172 (5.38%) Windows Server 2003
10 142 (4.44%) Unix
11 86 (2.69%) Apple iOS
12 78 (2.44%) Android
13 58 (1.81%) Mac OS X
14 52 (1.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 45 (1.41%) Mac OS
16 44 (1.38%) Windows XP
17 33 (1.03%) CentOS
18 22 (0.69%) AIX
19 19 (0.59%) Ubuntu
20 13 (0.41%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,018 (31.82%) ITIL
2 568 (17.76%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 368 (11.50%) Problem-Solving
4 274 (8.57%) Service Delivery
5 264 (8.25%) Service Management
6 252 (7.88%) Project Management
7 247 (7.72%) Presales
8 244 (7.63%) Continuous Improvement
9 234 (7.31%) Migration
10 194 (6.06%) ITIL V3
11 186 (5.81%) Disaster Recovery
12 166 (5.19%) Agile Software Development
13 157 (4.91%) Mentoring
14 155 (4.85%) Application Packaging
15 154 (4.81%) Incident Management
16 147 (4.60%) Stakeholder Management
17 135 (4.22%) Load Balancing
18 126 (3.94%) Information Security
19 125 (3.91%) High Availability
20 124 (3.88%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 552 (17.26%) PowerShell
2 543 (16.97%) SQL
3 99 (3.09%) VBScript
4 85 (2.66%) Python
5 62 (1.94%) Bash Shell
6 61 (1.91%) Java
7 44 (1.38%) T-SQL
8 40 (1.25%) VB
9 39 (1.22%) C#
9 39 (1.22%) VBA
10 38 (1.19%) C
11 31 (0.97%) Shell Script
12 29 (0.91%) Perl
13 27 (0.84%) VB.NET
14 24 (0.75%) PL/SQL
15 18 (0.56%) PHP
16 10 (0.31%) JavaScript
17 5 (0.16%) C++
18 4 (0.13%) Go
18 4 (0.13%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 531 (16.60%) Microsoft Certification
2 401 (12.54%) MCSE
3 263 (8.22%) Cisco Certification
4 246 (7.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 213 (6.66%) CCNA
6 205 (6.41%) Degree
7 182 (5.69%) MCSA
8 142 (4.44%) MCP
9 138 (4.31%) ITIL Certification
10 135 (4.22%) Citrix Certification
11 125 (3.91%) Security Cleared
12 106 (3.31%) CCNP
13 88 (2.75%) CCA
14 78 (2.44%) MCITP
15 59 (1.84%) SC Cleared
16 50 (1.56%) Computer Science Degree
17 45 (1.41%) MCDST
18 42 (1.31%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
19 38 (1.19%) DV Cleared
20 32 (1.00%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 325 (10.16%) SLA
2 113 (3.53%) GDPR
3 95 (2.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 48 (1.50%) QA
5 32 (1.00%) ISO 9001
6 27 (0.84%) PCI DSS
7 17 (0.53%) GPG13
8 16 (0.50%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 11 (0.34%) PMO
10 9 (0.28%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 4 (0.13%) COBIT
12 2 (0.063%) Cyber Essentials
12 2 (0.063%) ISO 14001
12 2 (0.063%) NIST 800
13 1 (0.031%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 1,933 (60.43%) Active Directory
2 1,086 (33.95%) VMware Infrastructure
3 781 (24.41%) XenApp
4 655 (20.48%) Hyper-V
5 485 (15.16%) XenDesktop
6 241 (7.53%) vSphere
7 226 (7.06%) VMware ESXi
8 146 (4.56%) Microsoft App-V
9 127 (3.97%) XenServer
10 95 (2.97%) Terminal Services
11 83 (2.59%) Virtual Desktop
11 83 (2.59%) Virtual Machines
12 79 (2.47%) BitLocker
13 66 (2.06%) Terminal Server
14 34 (1.06%) Docker
15 32 (1.00%) Virtual Servers
16 29 (0.91%) VMware Workstation
17 25 (0.78%) Citrix Presentation Server
18 22 (0.69%) DFS Replication
19 18 (0.56%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 649 (20.29%) SCCM
2 141 (4.41%) SCOM
3 90 (2.81%) Backup Exec
4 85 (2.66%) WSUS
5 80 (2.50%) Puppet
6 73 (2.28%) XenMobile
7 69 (2.16%) Microsoft Intune
7 69 (2.16%) Opscode Chef
8 59 (1.84%) AirWatch
9 57 (1.78%) Ansible
9 57 (1.78%) SCOrch
10 53 (1.66%) SCVMM
10 53 (1.66%) Terraform
11 51 (1.59%) FortiGate
12 40 (1.25%) vCenter Server
13 37 (1.16%) Nagios
14 33 (1.03%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
15 32 (1.00%) NetBackup
16 29 (0.91%) Microsoft Clustering
17 28 (0.88%) vRealize
Vendors
1 1,826 (57.08%) VMware
2 1,820 (56.89%) Microsoft
3 733 (22.91%) Cisco
4 329 (10.28%) HP
5 231 (7.22%) NetApp
6 175 (5.47%) Ivanti
7 159 (4.97%) Dell
8 131 (4.10%) Oracle
9 128 (4.00%) Apple
10 113 (3.53%) Veeam
11 112 (3.50%) CheckPoint
12 99 (3.09%) Symantec
13 97 (3.03%) Meraki
14 90 (2.81%) EMC
15 82 (2.56%) SolarWinds
16 76 (2.38%) McAfee
17 69 (2.16%) Juniper
18 65 (2.03%) Avaya
19 64 (2.00%) Google
19 64 (2.00%) IBM