Period
to 21 August 2017

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 21 August 2017 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
21 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 150 114 96
Rank change year-on-year -36 -18 -10
Permanent jobs citing Citrix 4159 5464 6753
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 2.36% 2.77% 3.09%
As % of the Vendors category 5.31% 6.24% 6.66%
Number of salaries quoted 3400 4601 5833
UK median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +1.27% -1.25%
10th Percentile £24,000 £24,500 £23,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £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 vendor product and service related skills in permanent job vacancies.

Vendor Product & Service Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 78348 87613 101336
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 44.51% 44.46% 46.42%
Number of salaries quoted 60961 71245 81872
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% -

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 21 August 2017.

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 21 August 2017. 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 -35 3955 £40,000 - 265
UK excluding London -42 2265 £37,500 - 190
London -21 1815 £45,000 - 92
South East -49 633 £38,000 -1.30% 37
North of England -43 594 £35,000 -6.67% 48
East of England -6 385 £50,000 +25.00% 31
Midlands -34 341 £35,000 +7.69% 34
North West -28 321 £36,000 -4.00% 27
Yorkshire -53 240 £35,000 -2.78% 15
West Midlands -39 239 £33,000 +1.54% 26
South West -18 177 £32,500 +2.27% 23
East Midlands -14 102 £35,000 +7.69% 8
Scotland +16 82 £55,000 +36.65% 11
Wales -15 46 £40,000 +23.08% 4
North East +9 34 £20,955 -48.26% 6
Northern Ireland -21 6 £32,500 -14.47% 2
Channel Islands - 5 £65,000 -

For the 6 months to 21 August 2017, IT jobs citing Citrix also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for Citrix.

1 3059 (73.55%) Windows
2 2383 (57.30%) Active Directory
3 2330 (56.02%) VMware
4 2303 (55.37%) Microsoft
5 1556 (37.41%) Windows Server
6 1389 (33.40%) VMware Infrastructure
7 1268 (30.49%) MS Exchange
8 1194 (28.71%) ITIL
9 1134 (27.27%) Cisco
10 1121 (26.95%) XenApp
11 978 (23.52%) Windows 7
12 931 (22.39%) Office 365
13 901 (21.66%) Windows Server 2012
14 877 (21.09%) Microsoft Office
15 860 (20.68%) Windows Server 2008
16 817 (19.64%) Finance
17 805 (19.36%) Firewall
18 791 (19.02%) Hyper-V
19 749 (18.01%) SCCM
20 725 (17.43%) DNS
21 715 (17.19%) Microsoft Certification
22 701 (16.86%) SAN
23 641 (15.41%) XenDesktop
24 607 (14.59%) WAN
25 606 (14.57%) SQL
26 598 (14.38%) Microsoft Azure
27 595 (14.31%) Exchange Server 2010
28 578 (13.90%) LAN
29 576 (13.85%) DHCP
30 556 (13.37%) Linux

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 1268 (30.49%) MS Exchange
2 595 (14.31%) Exchange Server 2010
3 395 (9.50%) Exchange Server 2013
4 366 (8.80%) Skype for Business
5 362 (8.70%) SharePoint
6 207 (4.98%) IIS
7 119 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2007
8 105 (2.52%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 72 (1.73%) Exchange Server 2003
10 69 (1.66%) Apache
11 60 (1.44%) Tomcat
12 47 (1.13%) SharePoint 2013
13 43 (1.03%) IBM Notes
14 39 (0.94%) SharePoint 2010
15 22 (0.53%) OpenStack
16 19 (0.46%) Confluence
17 17 (0.41%) WebSphere
18 16 (0.38%) JBoss
18 16 (0.38%) SharePoint Server
19 15 (0.36%) SAS
Applications
1 877 (21.09%) Microsoft Office
2 71 (1.71%) Microsoft Excel
3 39 (0.94%) MS Visio
4 29 (0.70%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 15 (0.36%) Microsoft Project
6 4 (0.096%) Adobe Captivate
7 3 (0.072%) Acrobat
7 3 (0.072%) Camtasia
8 2 (0.048%) Spreadsheet
9 1 (0.024%) Adobe Premiere
9 1 (0.024%) AutoCAD
9 1 (0.024%) InfoPath
9 1 (0.024%) Mingle
9 1 (0.024%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 53 (1.27%) Dynamics CRM
2 12 (0.29%) Eikon
3 11 (0.26%) Dynamics AX
4 10 (0.24%) Dynamics NAV
5 9 (0.22%) iTrent
5 9 (0.22%) Oracle EBS
5 9 (0.22%) ResourceLink
6 8 (0.19%) Northgate Housing
6 8 (0.19%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 7 (0.17%) Remedy ITSM
7 7 (0.17%) thinkFolio
8 5 (0.12%) assyst
8 5 (0.12%) SAP APO
8 5 (0.12%) SAP Business One
8 5 (0.12%) SAP R/3
9 4 (0.096%) Bloomberg TOMS
9 4 (0.096%) Cognos TM1
9 4 (0.096%) Infor SunSystems
9 4 (0.096%) JDE EnterpriseOne
10 3 (0.072%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 931 (22.39%) Office 365
2 598 (14.38%) Microsoft Azure
3 374 (8.99%) Amazon AWS
4 178 (4.28%) IaaS
5 74 (1.78%) Cloud Computing
6 52 (1.25%) SaaS
7 45 (1.08%) Google Cloud Platform
7 45 (1.08%) PaaS
8 42 (1.01%) Azure Active Directory
9 38 (0.91%) OneDrive
10 37 (0.89%) Mimecast
11 36 (0.87%) Amazon EC2
12 34 (0.82%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 22 (0.53%) AWS CloudFormation
14 19 (0.46%) Amazon S3
15 16 (0.38%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 16 (0.38%) Dropbox
16 15 (0.36%) Yammer
17 11 (0.26%) Amazon Glacier
17 11 (0.26%) AWS CloudTrail
Communications & Networking
1 805 (19.36%) Firewall
2 725 (17.43%) DNS
3 701 (16.86%) SAN
4 607 (14.59%) WAN
5 578 (13.90%) LAN
6 576 (13.85%) DHCP
7 545 (13.10%) VPN
8 472 (11.35%) TCP/IP
9 273 (6.56%) NetScaler
10 264 (6.35%) Skype
11 194 (4.66%) VoIP
12 167 (4.02%) Wireless
13 148 (3.56%) Cisco ASA
14 142 (3.41%) MPLS
15 139 (3.34%) VLAN
16 134 (3.22%) Internet
17 127 (3.05%) Network Security
18 123 (2.96%) BGP
19 119 (2.86%) NAS
20 118 (2.84%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 524 (12.60%) SQL Server
2 116 (2.79%) SQL Server 2008
3 74 (1.78%) MySQL
4 68 (1.64%) SQL Server 2012
5 52 (1.25%) SQL Server 2005
6 37 (0.89%) Amazon RDS
7 36 (0.87%) Relational Database
8 35 (0.84%) SQL Server 2014
9 26 (0.63%) Oracle Database
10 19 (0.46%) Crystal Reports
11 14 (0.34%) DB2
12 13 (0.31%) Azure SQL Database
13 12 (0.29%) SQL Server 2016
13 12 (0.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 12 (0.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 11 (0.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 10 (0.24%) RDBMS
16 9 (0.22%) SQL Server 2000
17 6 (0.14%) PostgreSQL
18 5 (0.12%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 42 (1.01%) MSI
2 38 (0.91%) JIRA
3 19 (0.46%) InstallShield
4 17 (0.41%) LoadRunner
5 13 (0.31%) JMeter
5 13 (0.31%) Visual Studio
6 11 (0.26%) Git (software)
7 10 (0.24%) Team Foundation Server
8 9 (0.22%) AdminStudio
9 7 (0.17%) Jenkins
10 5 (0.12%) Selenium
11 4 (0.096%) NetBeans
11 4 (0.096%) PowerBuilder
12 3 (0.072%) HP UFT
12 3 (0.072%) Sonatype Nexus
13 2 (0.048%) Octopus Deploy
13 2 (0.048%) Subversion
14 1 (0.024%) TeamCity
14 1 (0.024%) Visual Studio Team System
14 1 (0.024%) WebLOAD
General
1 817 (19.64%) Finance
2 283 (6.80%) Banking
3 202 (4.86%) Legal
4 173 (4.16%) Retail
5 147 (3.53%) Telecoms
6 143 (3.44%) Investment Banking
7 118 (2.84%) Law
8 106 (2.55%) Advertising
9 89 (2.14%) Retail Banking
10 87 (2.09%) Back Office
11 61 (1.47%) Marketing
12 60 (1.44%) Manufacturing
13 49 (1.18%) Publishing
14 27 (0.65%) Front Office
15 25 (0.60%) French Language
15 25 (0.60%) German Language
16 24 (0.58%) Games
17 21 (0.50%) Financial Institution
18 20 (0.48%) Electronics
19 15 (0.36%) Billing
Job Titles
1 1046 (25.15%) Analyst
2 595 (14.31%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 544 (13.08%) Support Engineer
4 514 (12.36%) Support Analyst
5 353 (8.49%) Service Analyst
6 316 (7.60%) IT Support
7 311 (7.48%) Service Desk Analyst
8 297 (7.14%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 270 (6.49%) Desktop Support
10 266 (6.40%) Citrix Engineer
11 261 (6.28%) 2nd Line Support
12 247 (5.94%) IT Engineer
13 244 (5.87%) 3rd Line Support
14 230 (5.53%) Consultant
15 206 (4.95%) Network Engineer
16 204 (4.91%) Infrastructure Support
17 187 (4.50%) Infrastructure Analyst
18 184 (4.42%) Architect
19 173 (4.16%) Citrix Support
19 173 (4.16%) IT Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 66 (1.59%) Web Services
2 57 (1.37%) .NET
3 53 (1.27%) HTML
4 41 (0.99%) 802.1X
5 39 (0.94%) XML
6 37 (0.89%) CSS
7 34 (0.82%) Software Packaging
8 27 (0.65%) LAMP
9 16 (0.38%) FIX Protocol
10 14 (0.34%) XMPP
11 12 (0.29%) Middleware
12 11 (0.26%) ASP.NET
13 8 (0.19%) COM
13 8 (0.19%) SAML
14 7 (0.17%) AngularJS
14 7 (0.17%) HTML5
14 7 (0.17%) WAP
15 6 (0.14%) Oracle Fusion
16 5 (0.12%) Ajax
16 5 (0.12%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 514 (12.36%) Data Centre
2 270 (6.49%) Blackberry
3 179 (4.30%) Analytical Skills
4 139 (3.34%) Fat Client
4 139 (3.34%) Thin Client
4 139 (3.34%) User Experience
5 131 (3.15%) Computer Science
6 130 (3.13%) Driving Licence
7 127 (3.05%) Management Information System
8 99 (2.38%) Clustering
9 80 (1.92%) iPad
10 73 (1.76%) Client/Server
10 73 (1.76%) Replication
11 58 (1.39%) iPhone
11 58 (1.39%) Public Cloud
12 56 (1.35%) Hedge funds
12 56 (1.35%) Video Conferencing
13 41 (0.99%) CMDB
14 40 (0.96%) Enterprise Storage
15 30 (0.72%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 3059 (73.55%) Windows
2 1556 (37.41%) Windows Server
3 978 (23.52%) Windows 7
4 901 (21.66%) Windows Server 2012
5 860 (20.68%) Windows Server 2008
6 556 (13.37%) Linux
7 475 (11.42%) Windows 10
8 321 (7.72%) Windows Server 2003
9 287 (6.90%) Windows 8
10 190 (4.57%) Unix
11 183 (4.40%) Android
12 165 (3.97%) Mac OS X
13 158 (3.80%) Apple iOS
14 120 (2.89%) Windows XP
15 64 (1.54%) Solaris
16 62 (1.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 40 (0.96%) CentOS
18 39 (0.94%) Mac OS
19 23 (0.55%) Ubuntu
20 22 (0.53%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 1194 (28.71%) ITIL
2 314 (7.55%) Service Management
3 254 (6.11%) Service Delivery
4 224 (5.39%) Disaster Recovery
5 220 (5.29%) Presales
6 179 (4.30%) Change Management
7 174 (4.18%) Asset Management
7 174 (4.18%) Migration
8 169 (4.06%) Mentoring
9 165 (3.97%) Project Management
10 159 (3.82%) Problem Management
11 124 (2.98%) Wealth Management
12 118 (2.84%) Incident Management
13 116 (2.79%) Agile Software Development
13 116 (2.79%) ITIL V3
14 114 (2.74%) Line Management
14 114 (2.74%) Mobile Device Management
15 111 (2.67%) Load Balancing
16 109 (2.62%) CRM
17 107 (2.57%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 606 (14.57%) SQL
2 511 (12.29%) PowerShell
3 69 (1.66%) Java
4 66 (1.59%) VBScript
5 54 (1.30%) Python
6 43 (1.03%) Bash Shell
6 43 (1.03%) VB
7 40 (0.96%) C
8 35 (0.84%) JavaScript
8 35 (0.84%) Perl
9 32 (0.77%) C#
10 29 (0.70%) PHP
10 29 (0.70%) Shell Script
11 18 (0.43%) VBA
12 17 (0.41%) Ruby
13 13 (0.31%) VB.NET
14 9 (0.22%) AWK
14 9 (0.22%) sed
15 8 (0.19%) C++
16 6 (0.14%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 715 (17.19%) Microsoft Certification
2 517 (12.43%) MCSE
3 375 (9.02%) Cisco Certification
4 330 (7.93%) Degree
5 286 (6.88%) Citrix Certification
6 248 (5.96%) CCNA
7 226 (5.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 224 (5.39%) CCA
9 216 (5.19%) MCSA
10 189 (4.54%) CCNP
11 158 (3.80%) MCP
12 113 (2.72%) MCITP
13 106 (2.55%) Security Cleared
14 102 (2.45%) ITIL Certification
15 80 (1.92%) Computer Science Degree
16 51 (1.23%) SC Cleared
17 39 (0.94%) CCIE
17 39 (0.94%) CISSP
18 34 (0.82%) MCDST
18 34 (0.82%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 441 (10.60%) SLA
2 78 (1.88%) QA
3 73 (1.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 41 (0.99%) PCI DSS
5 22 (0.53%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 17 (0.41%) Cyber Essentials
7 15 (0.36%) GDPR
7 15 (0.36%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 13 (0.31%) BS25999
9 12 (0.29%) ISO 9001
10 11 (0.26%) Disclosure Scotland
11 10 (0.24%) COBIT
12 8 (0.19%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
12 8 (0.19%) PMO
13 4 (0.096%) SSAE 16
14 1 (0.024%) Data Quality
14 1 (0.024%) GPG13
14 1 (0.024%) HMG Security Policy Framework
14 1 (0.024%) ISO 22301
14 1 (0.024%) JSP 440
System Software
1 2383 (57.30%) Active Directory
2 1389 (33.40%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1121 (26.95%) XenApp
4 791 (19.02%) Hyper-V
5 641 (15.41%) XenDesktop
6 341 (8.20%) vSphere
7 250 (6.01%) VMware ESXi
8 159 (3.82%) Microsoft App-V
9 151 (3.63%) XenServer
10 135 (3.25%) Terminal Services
11 81 (1.95%) Virtual Machines
12 67 (1.61%) Virtual Desktop
13 55 (1.32%) Virtual Servers
14 48 (1.15%) KVM
15 39 (0.94%) Terminal Server
16 35 (0.84%) NFS
17 34 (0.82%) VMware Workstation
18 33 (0.79%) Xen
19 29 (0.70%) Microsoft Virtual Server
20 26 (0.63%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 749 (18.01%) SCCM
2 189 (4.54%) SCOM
3 155 (3.73%) Backup Exec
4 133 (3.20%) WSUS
5 126 (3.03%) AirWatch
6 56 (1.35%) XenMobile
7 53 (1.27%) Opscode Chef
8 52 (1.25%) Ansible
9 50 (1.20%) Puppet
10 47 (1.13%) Norton AntiVirus
11 46 (1.11%) vCenter Server
12 40 (0.96%) Cisco CUCM
12 40 (0.96%) Microsoft Clustering
13 36 (0.87%) NetBackup
14 30 (0.72%) Nagios
14 30 (0.72%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
15 29 (0.70%) SCVMM
16 28 (0.67%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
17 26 (0.63%) Microsoft Intune
18 25 (0.60%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 2330 (56.02%) VMware
2 2303 (55.37%) Microsoft
3 1134 (27.27%) Cisco
4 521 (12.53%) HP
5 320 (7.69%) NetApp
6 216 (5.19%) AppSense
7 211 (5.07%) Apple
8 198 (4.76%) Veeam
9 187 (4.50%) McAfee
10 182 (4.38%) Juniper
11 181 (4.35%) Oracle
12 177 (4.26%) Dell
13 175 (4.21%) CheckPoint
14 159 (3.82%) Palo Alto
15 145 (3.49%) Symantec
16 128 (3.08%) F5
17 125 (3.01%) ServiceNow
18 124 (2.98%) EMC
19 120 (2.89%) IBM
20 109 (2.62%) Google