Period
to 28 February 2021

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 28 February 2021 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
28 Feb 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 213 157 162
Rank change year-on-year -56 +5 -23
Permanent jobs citing Citrix 1,122 2,749 3,258
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 1.52% 2.24% 2.16%
As % of the Vendors category 4.02% 5.43% 5.18%
Number of salaries quoted 1,104 2,411 2,802
Median annual salary £40,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% +5.88% +3.66%
10th Percentile £24,250 £25,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £70,000 £68,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £36,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year -10.00% +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 27,882 50,670 62,927
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 37.70% 41.21% 41.68%
Number of salaries quoted 21,225 39,351 48,993
Median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £31,000 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £85,000 £81,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 28 February 2021.

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 28 February 2021. 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 -51 1,021 £40,000 -8.05% 203
UK excluding London -32 739 £36,000 -10.00% 156
London -103 321 £57,500 +15.00% 62
South East -23 200 £32,500 -17.20% 38
Work from Home -73 182 £40,000 -36.00% 31
Midlands -28 161 £37,500 - 32
North of England -52 159 £36,250 -8.23% 47
South West +36 118 £34,035 -9.24% 12
West Midlands -42 97 £35,933 -4.18% 23
Yorkshire -26 72 £32,250 -24.12% 15
North West -33 72 £36,500 -2.67% 27
East Midlands -3 64 £40,000 +6.67% 9
East of England +8 52 £52,500 +23.53% 12
Scotland +4 31 £50,000 +5.04% 10
Wales +25 18 £37,000 +5.71% 5
North East -8 15 £51,000 +85.45% 5

For the 6 months to 28 February 2021, 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.

1 838 (74.69%) Windows
2 767 (68.36%) VMware
3 719 (64.08%) Microsoft
4 707 (63.01%) Active Directory
5 630 (56.15%) Microsoft 365
6 526 (46.88%) Azure
7 453 (40.37%) Windows Server
8 437 (38.95%) VMware Infrastructure
9 313 (27.90%) ITIL
10 288 (25.67%) Cisco
11 282 (25.13%) DNS
12 274 (24.42%) XenApp
13 271 (24.15%) Windows 10
14 268 (23.89%) PowerShell
15 241 (21.48%) Firewall
16 233 (20.77%) Hyper-V
17 228 (20.32%) SCCM
17 228 (20.32%) Infrastructure Engineering
18 219 (19.52%) DHCP
19 209 (18.63%) XenDesktop
20 197 (17.56%) MS Exchange
21 189 (16.84%) AWS
22 171 (15.24%) Microsoft Office
23 170 (15.15%) SQL
24 160 (14.26%) Veeam
25 154 (13.73%) Finance
26 153 (13.64%) Windows Server 2012
27 152 (13.55%) SAN
28 149 (13.28%) Problem-Solving
29 144 (12.83%) 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
1 197 (17.56%) MS Exchange
2 110 (9.80%) SharePoint
3 48 (4.28%) IIS
4 34 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2013
5 27 (2.41%) Exchange Server 2010
6 24 (2.14%) Skype for Business
7 12 (1.07%) SharePoint Server
8 11 (0.98%) Confluence
9 5 (0.45%) Exchange Server 2003
9 5 (0.45%) OpenStack
10 3 (0.27%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 3 (0.27%) JBoss
10 3 (0.27%) SharePoint 2010
10 3 (0.27%) SharePoint 2013
10 3 (0.27%) Tomcat
11 2 (0.18%) WebSphere
11 2 (0.18%) WebSphere Application Server
12 1 (0.089%) Exchange Server 2007
12 1 (0.089%) Site Server
Applications
1 171 (15.24%) Microsoft Office
2 20 (1.78%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (0.27%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.18%) Microsoft Project
4 2 (0.18%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (0.45%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
2 4 (0.36%) Endur
3 2 (0.18%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.089%) BASE24
4 1 (0.089%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.089%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.089%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.089%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 630 (56.15%) Microsoft 365
2 526 (46.88%) Azure
3 189 (16.84%) AWS
4 100 (8.91%) Azure Active Directory
5 59 (5.26%) IaaS
6 51 (4.55%) PaaS
7 40 (3.57%) OneDrive
7 40 (3.57%) SaaS
8 27 (2.41%) Mimecast
9 14 (1.25%) OpenShift
10 11 (0.98%) Cloud Computing
11 10 (0.89%) Amazon EC2
12 9 (0.80%) Dynamics 365
13 8 (0.71%) Amazon ELB
13 8 (0.71%) GCP
14 7 (0.62%) Amazon S3
14 7 (0.62%) Route 53
14 7 (0.62%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 6 (0.53%) Azure ExpressRoute
16 5 (0.45%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 282 (25.13%) DNS
2 241 (21.48%) Firewall
3 219 (19.52%) DHCP
4 152 (13.55%) SAN
5 144 (12.83%) TCP/IP
6 135 (12.03%) NetScaler
7 119 (10.61%) VPN
8 99 (8.82%) WAN
9 92 (8.20%) LAN
10 80 (7.13%) VoIP
11 64 (5.70%) Remote Desktop
12 51 (4.55%) Internet
12 51 (4.55%) VLAN
13 49 (4.37%) Cisco ASA
14 43 (3.83%) Skype
15 36 (3.21%) SSL
16 28 (2.50%) Unified Communications
17 27 (2.41%) Wi-Fi
17 27 (2.41%) Wireless
18 26 (2.32%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 117 (10.43%) SQL Server
2 49 (4.37%) Amazon RDS
3 8 (0.71%) Azure SQL Database
4 6 (0.53%) Relational Database
4 6 (0.53%) SQL Server 2016
5 5 (0.45%) Big Data
5 5 (0.45%) NoSQL
5 5 (0.45%) SQL Server 2005
6 3 (0.27%) MySQL
6 3 (0.27%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (0.18%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 2 (0.18%) Blockchain
7 2 (0.18%) DB2
7 2 (0.18%) RDBMS
7 2 (0.18%) SQL Server 2019
7 2 (0.18%) Tableau
8 1 (0.089%) GIS
8 1 (0.089%) Power BI
8 1 (0.089%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.089%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (0.53%) Jenkins
2 4 (0.36%) JIRA
3 3 (0.27%) Eclipse
3 3 (0.27%) InstallShield
3 3 (0.27%) MSI
4 2 (0.18%) Bitbucket
4 2 (0.18%) CircleCI
4 2 (0.18%) Cucumber
4 2 (0.18%) Git (software)
4 2 (0.18%) GitLab
4 2 (0.18%) Maven
4 2 (0.18%) Rational Team Concert
5 1 (0.089%) IDA Disassembler
5 1 (0.089%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.089%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.089%) WinAutomation
General
1 154 (13.73%) Finance
2 63 (5.61%) Legal
3 48 (4.28%) Public Sector
4 41 (3.65%) Telecoms
5 40 (3.57%) Law
6 30 (2.67%) Digital Economy
7 23 (2.05%) Banking
8 19 (1.69%) Retail
9 14 (1.25%) Local Government
10 13 (1.16%) Games
11 10 (0.89%) Manufacturing
12 8 (0.71%) Billing
12 8 (0.71%) Pharmaceutical
13 7 (0.62%) Back Office
14 5 (0.45%) Advertising
14 5 (0.45%) Housing Association
14 5 (0.45%) Marketing
14 5 (0.45%) Social Housing
15 4 (0.36%) Aerospace
16 2 (0.18%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 199 (17.74%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 185 (16.49%) Analyst
3 161 (14.35%) Support Engineer
4 104 (9.27%) IT Engineer
5 100 (8.91%) IT Support
6 81 (7.22%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 78 (6.95%) 3rd Line Support
7 78 (6.95%) IT Analyst
8 75 (6.68%) Support Analyst
9 68 (6.06%) Citrix Engineer
10 67 (5.97%) Architect
11 60 (5.35%) 2nd Line Support
11 60 (5.35%) Consultant
12 59 (5.26%) Service Analyst
13 54 (4.81%) Administrator
14 50 (4.46%) Service Desk Analyst
15 48 (4.28%) Team Leader
16 47 (4.19%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
17 46 (4.10%) 2nd Line Engineer
18 45 (4.01%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (2.58%) Web Services
2 20 (1.78%) LDAP
3 8 (0.71%) .NET
3 8 (0.71%) REST
4 7 (0.62%) SOAP
4 7 (0.62%) XMPP
5 6 (0.53%) JSON
5 6 (0.53%) SAML
6 5 (0.45%) Apache Thrift
6 5 (0.45%) WSDL
7 4 (0.36%) Middleware
7 4 (0.36%) RESTful
7 4 (0.36%) XML
8 3 (0.27%) OAuth
8 3 (0.27%) WSH
9 2 (0.18%) 802.1X
9 2 (0.18%) Node.js
9 2 (0.18%) OAuth2
9 2 (0.18%) SailPoint
9 2 (0.18%) Vert.x
Miscellaneous
1 128 (11.41%) Data Centre
2 66 (5.88%) Management Information System
3 59 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
4 44 (3.92%) Public Cloud
5 41 (3.65%) Self-Motivation
6 39 (3.48%) Replication
7 27 (2.41%) Clustering
8 26 (2.32%) Driving Licence
9 20 (1.78%) Client/Server
10 18 (1.60%) Enterprise Storage
11 17 (1.52%) Smartphone
11 17 (1.52%) Video Conferencing
12 15 (1.34%) Fat Client
12 15 (1.34%) Thin Client
13 14 (1.25%) iPhone
14 12 (1.07%) Blackberry
14 12 (1.07%) PKI
15 11 (0.98%) Hybrid Cloud
15 11 (0.98%) iPad
16 9 (0.80%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 838 (74.69%) Windows
2 453 (40.37%) Windows Server
3 271 (24.15%) Windows 10
4 153 (13.64%) Windows Server 2012
5 136 (12.12%) Windows Server 2008
6 113 (10.07%) Windows Server 2016
7 102 (9.09%) Linux
8 82 (7.31%) Windows Server 2019
9 57 (5.08%) Windows 7
10 29 (2.58%) Android
11 28 (2.50%) Windows 8
12 17 (1.52%) Unix
12 17 (1.52%) Windows Server 2003
13 14 (1.25%) Mac OS
14 13 (1.16%) Mac OS X
14 13 (1.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 11 (0.98%) Apple iOS
16 7 (0.62%) Ubuntu
17 6 (0.53%) CentOS
17 6 (0.53%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 313 (27.90%) ITIL
2 228 (20.32%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 149 (13.28%) Problem-Solving
4 104 (9.27%) Service Management
5 93 (8.29%) Project Management
6 90 (8.02%) Disaster Recovery
7 74 (6.60%) Migration
8 73 (6.51%) Service Delivery
9 66 (5.88%) Project Delivery
10 65 (5.79%) Presales
11 53 (4.72%) High Availability
12 52 (4.63%) Time Management
13 45 (4.01%) Document Management
13 45 (4.01%) Incident Management
14 43 (3.83%) Line Management
14 43 (3.83%) Mentoring
15 42 (3.74%) Change Management
15 42 (3.74%) Continuous Improvement
15 42 (3.74%) Problem Management
16 41 (3.65%) Cybersecurity
Programming Languages
1 268 (23.89%) PowerShell
2 170 (15.15%) SQL
3 17 (1.52%) VB
4 15 (1.34%) VBScript
5 11 (0.98%) Bash Shell
6 10 (0.89%) Java
7 9 (0.80%) JavaScript
8 8 (0.71%) C
8 8 (0.71%) Python
9 7 (0.62%) C#
10 6 (0.53%) T-SQL
11 3 (0.27%) Perl
12 2 (0.18%) Go
12 2 (0.18%) Ruby
13 1 (0.089%) C++
13 1 (0.089%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.089%) VBA
Qualifications
1 138 (12.30%) Microsoft Certification
2 101 (9.00%) MCSE
3 91 (8.11%) Cisco Certification
4 75 (6.68%) CCNA
5 60 (5.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 41 (3.65%) Degree
7 40 (3.57%) Citrix Certification
8 38 (3.39%) MCSA
9 35 (3.12%) CCNP
10 34 (3.03%) Security Cleared
11 30 (2.67%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 29 (2.58%) SC Cleared
13 25 (2.23%) MCP
14 23 (2.05%) ITIL Certification
15 14 (1.25%) CISSP
16 13 (1.16%) A+ Certification
17 10 (0.89%) CCA
17 10 (0.89%) DV Cleared
17 10 (0.89%) MOS
17 10 (0.89%) VCP6
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 135 (12.03%) SLA
2 59 (5.26%) GDPR
3 14 (1.25%) QA
4 9 (0.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 7 (0.62%) ISO 9001
6 6 (0.53%) BS25999
6 6 (0.53%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 6 (0.53%) NIST
7 4 (0.36%) COBIT
7 4 (0.36%) PMO
8 2 (0.18%) GLBA
8 2 (0.18%) PCI DSS
9 1 (0.089%) Cyber Essentials
9 1 (0.089%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
9 1 (0.089%) ISO 22301
9 1 (0.089%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 707 (63.01%) Active Directory
2 437 (38.95%) VMware Infrastructure
3 274 (24.42%) XenApp
4 233 (20.77%) Hyper-V
5 209 (18.63%) XenDesktop
6 92 (8.20%) vSphere
7 54 (4.81%) VMware ESXi
8 32 (2.85%) Virtual Desktop
9 29 (2.58%) Virtual Machines
9 29 (2.58%) Virtual Servers
10 25 (2.23%) Citrix Hypervisor
11 24 (2.14%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 19 (1.69%) BitLocker
12 19 (1.69%) Terminal Services
13 13 (1.16%) DFS Replication
14 12 (1.07%) Microsoft App-V
14 12 (1.07%) Xen
15 11 (0.98%) NFS
16 10 (0.89%) Firmware
17 5 (0.45%) Docker
Systems Management
1 228 (20.32%) SCCM
2 95 (8.47%) Microsoft Intune
3 45 (4.01%) SCOM
4 39 (3.48%) Ansible
5 32 (2.85%) NetBackup
6 27 (2.41%) WSUS
7 24 (2.14%) Norton AntiVirus
8 21 (1.87%) Kubernetes
9 20 (1.78%) Backup Exec
9 20 (1.78%) Puppet
9 20 (1.78%) Single Sign-On
10 18 (1.60%) Terraform
10 18 (1.60%) vRealize
11 17 (1.52%) AirWatch
12 16 (1.43%) Microsoft Clustering
13 15 (1.34%) vCenter Server
13 15 (1.34%) XenMobile
14 14 (1.25%) HAProxy
14 14 (1.25%) SCVMM
15 12 (1.07%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 767 (68.36%) VMware
2 719 (64.08%) Microsoft
3 288 (25.67%) Cisco
4 160 (14.26%) Veeam
5 95 (8.47%) Dell
6 78 (6.95%) HP
7 65 (5.79%) EMC
8 62 (5.53%) NetApp
9 54 (4.81%) Symantec
10 41 (3.65%) Sophos
11 40 (3.57%) Apple
12 38 (3.39%) F5
12 38 (3.39%) SolarWinds
13 37 (3.30%) Oracle
14 35 (3.12%) Meraki
15 34 (3.03%) Ivanti
16 33 (2.94%) IBM
17 32 (2.85%) iManage
18 31 (2.76%) ServiceNow
19 30 (2.67%) Avaya