Period
to 24 September 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for NetScaler skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited NetScaler over the 6 months to 24 September 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Citrix NetScaler
UK
6 months to
24 Sep 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 795 761 818
Rank change year-on-year -34 +57 -28
Permanent jobs citing NetScaler 386 514 520
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.22% 0.27% 0.24%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.39% 1.58% 1.39%
Number of salaries quoted 302 431 444
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £46,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +6.95% -1.58%
10th Percentile £36,025 £32,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £71,250 £67,500 £67,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £38,750
% change year-on-year +11.76% +9.68% -13.89%

NetScaler is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 27854 32539 37401
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 15.98% 16.88% 16.97%
Number of salaries quoted 22568 26875 30779
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £25,750 £25,750 £25,000
90th Percentile £71,250 £72,500 £71,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

NetScaler
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing NetScaler as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for NetScaler in the UK

NetScaler
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing NetScaler.

Salary trend for NetScaler in the UK

NetScaler
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing NetScaler over the 6 months to 24 September 2017.

Salary histogram for NetScaler in the UK

NetScaler
Top 15 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing NetScaler within the UK over the 6 months to 24 September 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 -46 374 £52,500 +5.00% 12
UK excluding London -17 199 £47,500 +11.76% 8
London -8 186 £57,500 +4.55% 4
North of England -15 51 £47,500 +18.75% 2
East of England +7 45 £67,500 +22.73% 1
Midlands +57 38 £42,500 +13.33% 2
South East +17 34 £43,750 -7.89% 3
North West -16 34 £47,500 +26.67% 1
West Midlands +15 25 £50,000 +33.33% 1
South West +9 19 £55,000 +37.50%
East Midlands +51 13 £35,000 -17.65% 1
Wales +19 11 £40,000 -21.95%
Yorkshire +5 11 £33,000 +1.54% 1
North East +12 6 £36,500 -9.88%
Scotland -6 1 - -

For the 6 months to 24 September 2017, IT jobs citing NetScaler 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 NetScaler.

1 294 (76.17%) Citrix
2 251 (65.03%) Windows
3 226 (58.55%) Cisco
4 182 (47.15%) Microsoft
4 182 (47.15%) Windows Server
5 177 (45.85%) VMware
6 162 (41.97%) Active Directory
7 152 (39.38%) Firewall
8 138 (35.75%) XenApp
9 122 (31.61%) XenDesktop
10 112 (29.02%) ITIL
11 111 (28.76%) VPN
12 110 (28.50%) WAN
12 110 (28.50%) VMware Infrastructure
13 109 (28.24%) Data Centre
14 98 (25.39%) DNS
15 95 (24.61%) Windows Server 2008
16 91 (23.58%) LAN
16 91 (23.58%) Palo Alto
17 90 (23.32%) CheckPoint
18 88 (22.80%) Cisco Certification
18 88 (22.80%) SAN
19 86 (22.28%) Windows Server 2012
20 83 (21.50%) Hyper-V
20 83 (21.50%) MS Exchange
21 82 (21.24%) Juniper
21 82 (21.24%) BGP
22 74 (19.17%) F5
23 73 (18.91%) Microsoft Azure
23 73 (18.91%) MPLS

NetScaler
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 83 (21.50%) MS Exchange
2 43 (11.14%) Exchange Server 2013
3 41 (10.62%) Exchange Server 2010
4 30 (7.77%) Skype for Business
5 18 (4.66%) IIS
6 11 (2.85%) OpenStack
7 10 (2.59%) SharePoint
8 6 (1.55%) SAS
9 3 (0.78%) Apache
9 3 (0.78%) Exchange Server 2007
9 3 (0.78%) Tomcat
10 2 (0.52%) Apache Solr
10 2 (0.52%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 2 (0.52%) Confluence
10 2 (0.52%) Elasticsearch
11 1 (0.26%) BizTalk Server
11 1 (0.26%) nginx
11 1 (0.26%) SharePoint 2013
11 1 (0.26%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 23 (5.96%) Microsoft Office
2 10 (2.59%) Microsoft Excel
3 8 (2.07%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.26%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 73 (18.91%) Microsoft Azure
2 64 (16.58%) Office 365
3 52 (13.47%) Amazon AWS
4 23 (5.96%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 20 (5.18%) Cloud Computing
6 19 (4.92%) IaaS
7 9 (2.33%) SaaS
8 7 (1.81%) Akamai
8 7 (1.81%) OneDrive
9 4 (1.04%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 4 (1.04%) Amazon EC2
9 4 (1.04%) Amazon Glacier
9 4 (1.04%) Amazon S3
9 4 (1.04%) Amazon SQS
9 4 (1.04%) AWS CloudFormation
9 4 (1.04%) AWS CloudTrail
9 4 (1.04%) Mimecast
9 4 (1.04%) PaaS
10 2 (0.52%) Azure Active Directory
10 2 (0.52%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 152 (39.38%) Firewall
2 111 (28.76%) VPN
3 110 (28.50%) WAN
4 98 (25.39%) DNS
5 91 (23.58%) LAN
6 88 (22.80%) SAN
7 82 (21.24%) BGP
8 73 (18.91%) MPLS
9 67 (17.36%) OSPF
10 64 (16.58%) Cisco ASA
11 62 (16.06%) DHCP
12 51 (13.21%) Network Security
12 51 (13.21%) Wireless
13 50 (12.95%) IPsec
14 46 (11.92%) EIGRP
15 42 (10.88%) Cisco Nexus
16 41 (10.62%) HTTP
16 41 (10.62%) TCP/IP
17 39 (10.10%) Cisco IOS
18 31 (8.03%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (15.03%) SQL Server
2 5 (1.30%) SQL Server 2005
2 5 (1.30%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (1.04%) Amazon RDS
4 3 (0.78%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (0.78%) SQL Server 2014
5 2 (0.52%) DB2
5 2 (0.52%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.26%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.26%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 14 (3.63%) Octopus Deploy
2 13 (3.37%) NuGet
2 13 (3.37%) TeamCity
3 2 (0.52%) JIRA
4 1 (0.26%) Artifactory
4 1 (0.26%) CA Flowdock
4 1 (0.26%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.26%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 53 (13.73%) Finance
2 28 (7.25%) Telecoms
3 26 (6.74%) Banking
4 24 (6.22%) Investment Banking
5 18 (4.66%) Financial Institution
6 4 (1.04%) Advertising
6 4 (1.04%) Law
6 4 (1.04%) Legal
7 2 (0.52%) Retail
8 1 (0.26%) French Language
8 1 (0.26%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.26%) Marketing
8 1 (0.26%) Publishing
8 1 (0.26%) Spanish Language
8 1 (0.26%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 118 (30.57%) Network Engineer
2 79 (20.47%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 49 (12.69%) Citrix Engineer
4 48 (12.44%) Cisco Engineer
5 46 (11.92%) Senior Network Engineer
6 40 (10.36%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 37 (9.59%) Security Engineer
8 28 (7.25%) Network Security Engineer
9 27 (6.99%) Analyst
9 27 (6.99%) Support Engineer
10 23 (5.96%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 23 (5.96%) Architect
10 23 (5.96%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
11 18 (4.66%) Technical Manager
12 17 (4.40%) Consultant
12 17 (4.40%) IT Engineer
12 17 (4.40%) Juniper Engineer
12 17 (4.40%) Problem Manager
12 17 (4.40%) Senior Security Engineer
12 17 (4.40%) Technical Problem Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (10.10%) 802.1X
2 28 (7.25%) HTML
3 21 (5.44%) XML
4 10 (2.59%) Web Services
5 9 (2.33%) XMPP
6 7 (1.81%) LAMP
7 3 (0.78%) FIX Protocol
8 2 (0.52%) .NET
8 2 (0.52%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 109 (28.24%) Data Centre
2 35 (9.07%) Clustering
3 28 (7.25%) Analytical Skills
4 18 (4.66%) Computer Science
5 17 (4.40%) Fat Client
5 17 (4.40%) Thin Client
6 16 (4.15%) Hedge funds
7 14 (3.63%) Video Conferencing
8 12 (3.11%) Robotics
9 10 (2.59%) Enterprise Storage
10 9 (2.33%) User Experience
11 8 (2.07%) Public Cloud
11 8 (2.07%) Replication
12 7 (1.81%) DataPower
12 7 (1.81%) Equities
12 7 (1.81%) Fixed Income
12 7 (1.81%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 7 (1.81%) RSA SecurID
12 7 (1.81%) Virtual Team
12 7 (1.81%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 251 (65.03%) Windows
2 182 (47.15%) Windows Server
3 95 (24.61%) Windows Server 2008
4 86 (22.28%) Windows Server 2012
5 67 (17.36%) Linux
6 27 (6.99%) Solaris
7 26 (6.74%) Windows 7
8 25 (6.48%) Unix
9 20 (5.18%) Windows Server 2003
10 18 (4.66%) Windows 10
11 13 (3.37%) CentOS
12 11 (2.85%) Debian
13 5 (1.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 4 (1.04%) Android
14 4 (1.04%) Apple iOS
14 4 (1.04%) Windows XP
15 3 (0.78%) AIX
15 3 (0.78%) Oracle Linux
15 3 (0.78%) SUSE
15 3 (0.78%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 112 (29.02%) ITIL
2 71 (18.39%) Load Balancing
3 58 (15.03%) Change Management
4 43 (11.14%) Problem Management
5 34 (8.81%) Project Management
6 31 (8.03%) Root Cause Analysis
6 31 (8.03%) Service Delivery
7 30 (7.77%) E-Commerce
7 30 (7.77%) Network Management
8 27 (6.99%) Incident Management
8 27 (6.99%) Service Management
9 26 (6.74%) DevOps
10 23 (5.96%) Migration
11 20 (5.18%) SIEM
12 18 (4.66%) ITSM
12 18 (4.66%) Service Delivery Management
13 17 (4.40%) Configuration Management
13 17 (4.40%) WAN Optimisation
14 15 (3.89%) Capacity Planning
14 15 (3.89%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 58 (15.03%) PowerShell
2 49 (12.69%) SQL
3 23 (5.96%) Java
4 8 (2.07%) Python
5 4 (1.04%) Tcl
6 3 (0.78%) Bash Shell
6 3 (0.78%) C
6 3 (0.78%) Perl
6 3 (0.78%) VB
7 1 (0.26%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 88 (22.80%) Cisco Certification
2 70 (18.13%) CCNP
3 54 (13.99%) Microsoft Certification
4 52 (13.47%) CCIE
5 48 (12.44%) Citrix Certification
6 45 (11.66%) MCSE
7 36 (9.33%) Degree
8 29 (7.51%) CCA
8 29 (7.51%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 20 (5.18%) CCNA
10 17 (4.40%) MCSA
11 16 (4.15%) CCEA
12 14 (3.63%) MCP
13 12 (3.11%) ISEB
13 12 (3.11%) Security Cleared
14 11 (2.85%) ISEB Practitioner
14 11 (2.85%) SC Cleared
15 10 (2.59%) CCDP
16 9 (2.33%) MCITP
17 8 (2.07%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (8.81%) SLA
2 17 (4.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 15 (3.89%) QA
4 8 (2.07%) PCI DSS
5 7 (1.81%) GDPR
5 7 (1.81%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 5 (1.30%) Cyber Essentials
System Software
1 162 (41.97%) Active Directory
2 138 (35.75%) XenApp
3 122 (31.61%) XenDesktop
4 110 (28.50%) VMware Infrastructure
5 83 (21.50%) Hyper-V
6 57 (14.77%) VMware ESXi
7 47 (12.18%) XenServer
8 41 (10.62%) vSphere
9 27 (6.99%) Microsoft App-V
10 18 (4.66%) Virtual Machines
11 11 (2.85%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 10 (2.59%) vCloud
12 10 (2.59%) VMware NSX
13 7 (1.81%) Xen
14 6 (1.55%) Terminal Services
15 4 (1.04%) KVM
15 4 (1.04%) MetaFrame
16 3 (0.78%) DFS Replication
16 3 (0.78%) NFS
16 3 (0.78%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 50 (12.95%) SCCM
2 25 (6.48%) Ansible
3 21 (5.44%) Puppet
3 21 (5.44%) SCOM
4 18 (4.66%) Microsoft Clustering
5 16 (4.15%) Cisco CUCM
6 13 (3.37%) Cacti
7 11 (2.85%) vCenter Server
8 10 (2.59%) SCVMM
8 10 (2.59%) XenMobile
9 9 (2.33%) SolarWinds Orion
10 8 (2.07%) Cisco Prime
11 7 (1.81%) ThinApp
12 6 (1.55%) NetBackup
12 6 (1.55%) OpenView
12 6 (1.55%) QRadar
12 6 (1.55%) SCDPM
13 5 (1.30%) EdgeSight
13 5 (1.30%) Failover Clustering
13 5 (1.30%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 294 (76.17%) Citrix
2 226 (58.55%) Cisco
3 182 (47.15%) Microsoft
4 177 (45.85%) VMware
5 91 (23.58%) Palo Alto
6 90 (23.32%) CheckPoint
7 82 (21.24%) Juniper
8 74 (19.17%) F5
9 54 (13.99%) HP
10 47 (12.18%) IBM
11 37 (9.59%) Riverbed
12 34 (8.81%) AppSense
13 31 (8.03%) Fortinet
14 29 (7.51%) NetApp
14 29 (7.51%) Oracle
15 27 (6.99%) Arista
16 24 (6.22%) Aruba
17 23 (5.96%) McAfee
18 22 (5.70%) Dell
19 20 (5.18%) SolarWinds