Period
to 24 May 2018

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 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Citrix NetScaler
UK
6 months to
24 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 653 793 743
Rank change year-on-year +140 -50 +25
Permanent jobs citing NetScaler 580 364 579
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.34% 0.21% 0.29%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.23% 1.35% 1.70%
Number of salaries quoted 376 270 467
UK median annual salary £55,000 £56,250 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.22% +7.14% +5.00%
10th Percentile £37,500 £35,950 £34,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £70,000 £70,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £56,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +24.44% +5.88% -1.16%

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 26,058 27,015 33,980
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 15.11% 15.95% 16.92%
Number of salaries quoted 20,681 22,036 28,216
UK median annual salary £46,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.22% - +2.27%
10th Percentile £26,000 £25,500 £25,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -

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 May 2018.

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 May 2018. 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 +124 509 £55,000 -2.22% 43
UK excluding London +124 297 £56,000 +24.44% 27
London +15 213 £53,000 -11.67% 20
South East +59 106 £55,000 +29.41% 8
East of England +66 99 £60,000 +4.35% 7
Midlands +38 53 £37,500 -11.76% 3
West Midlands +42 52 £35,250 -17.06%
North of England -22 27 £58,000 +36.47% 3
Yorkshire +27 16 £58,000 +28.89%
North West -37 11 £41,000 -7.34% 3
Northern Ireland +11 5 - -
South West -12 4 £47,750 -9.05% 2
Wales - 2 £44,750 - 1
East Midlands -3 1 £40,000 - 3
Scotland - 1 £52,500 - 3

For the 6 months to 24 May 2018, IT jobs citing NetScaler 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 NetScaler.

1 491 (84.66%) Citrix
2 353 (60.86%) VMware
3 301 (51.90%) Windows
4 288 (49.66%) Cisco
5 262 (45.17%) Microsoft
6 252 (43.45%) XenApp
7 242 (41.72%) XenDesktop
8 238 (41.03%) Data Centre
9 231 (39.83%) Firewall
10 226 (38.97%) Windows Server
11 209 (36.03%) WAN
12 205 (35.34%) Active Directory
13 182 (31.38%) Microsoft Azure
14 174 (30.00%) VMware ESXi
15 173 (29.83%) Hyper-V
16 171 (29.48%) LAN
17 169 (29.14%) VMware Infrastructure
18 166 (28.62%) VPN
19 151 (26.03%) Windows Server 2008
20 148 (25.52%) Windows Server 2012
21 143 (24.66%) F5
22 141 (24.31%) DNS
22 141 (24.31%) CheckPoint
23 135 (23.28%) Cisco Certification
24 133 (22.93%) Cisco ASA
25 124 (21.38%) MPLS
25 124 (21.38%) Microsoft App-V
26 115 (19.83%) ITIL
27 114 (19.66%) Degree
27 114 (19.66%) Office 365

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 67 (11.55%) MS Exchange
2 39 (6.72%) Exchange Server 2010
3 38 (6.55%) IIS
4 30 (5.17%) Tomcat
5 23 (3.97%) Confluence
6 17 (2.93%) Exchange Server 2013
7 14 (2.41%) Skype for Business
8 11 (1.90%) JBoss
9 7 (1.21%) Apache
9 7 (1.21%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 6 (1.03%) nginx
10 6 (1.03%) OpenStack
11 5 (0.86%) Exchange Server 2003
11 5 (0.86%) Exchange Server 2007
12 3 (0.52%) SharePoint
Applications
1 89 (15.34%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 18 (3.10%) MetaTrader
2 3 (0.52%) Elite 3E
3 1 (0.17%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 182 (31.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 114 (19.66%) Office 365
3 94 (16.21%) Amazon AWS
4 31 (5.34%) Akamai
5 18 (3.10%) NuGet
6 14 (2.41%) SaaS
7 13 (2.24%) Mimecast
8 10 (1.72%) Cloud Computing
8 10 (1.72%) IaaS
9 6 (1.03%) PaaS
10 3 (0.52%) Azure Active Directory
11 2 (0.34%) Amazon S3
12 1 (0.17%) G Suite
12 1 (0.17%) OneDrive
12 1 (0.17%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 231 (39.83%) Firewall
2 209 (36.03%) WAN
3 171 (29.48%) LAN
4 166 (28.62%) VPN
5 141 (24.31%) DNS
6 133 (22.93%) Cisco ASA
7 124 (21.38%) MPLS
8 113 (19.48%) Network Security
9 109 (18.79%) Cisco IOS
10 104 (17.93%) BGP
10 104 (17.93%) Cisco Nexus
11 100 (17.24%) OSPF
12 96 (16.55%) DHCP
13 76 (13.10%) TCP/IP
14 70 (12.07%) SAN
15 65 (11.21%) WLAN
16 57 (9.83%) HTTP
17 56 (9.66%) VPLS
18 52 (8.97%) Wi-Fi
19 51 (8.79%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (9.83%) SQL Server
2 24 (4.14%) SQL Server 2012
3 14 (2.41%) Big Data
4 8 (1.38%) PostgreSQL
5 6 (1.03%) MySQL
6 5 (0.86%) SQL Server 2014
7 4 (0.69%) SQL Server 2016
8 3 (0.52%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (0.17%) Blockchain
9 1 (0.17%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.17%) Redis
9 1 (0.17%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 32 (5.52%) Git (software)
2 24 (4.14%) Sonatype Nexus
3 23 (3.97%) JIRA
4 21 (3.62%) TeamCity
5 18 (3.10%) Ant
5 18 (3.10%) CA Release Automation
5 18 (3.10%) Eclipse
5 18 (3.10%) Fiddler
5 18 (3.10%) IntelliJ
5 18 (3.10%) Maven
5 18 (3.10%) ReSharper
5 18 (3.10%) Team Foundation Server
5 18 (3.10%) Visual Studio
6 2 (0.34%) Vagrant
7 1 (0.17%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (0.17%) Hudson
7 1 (0.17%) Jenkins
General
1 105 (18.10%) Finance
2 34 (5.86%) Retail
3 30 (5.17%) Advertising
4 20 (3.45%) Banking
5 17 (2.93%) Financial Institution
6 16 (2.76%) Investment Banking
6 16 (2.76%) Telecoms
7 14 (2.41%) Multimedia
8 8 (1.38%) Legal
9 4 (0.69%) Law
9 4 (0.69%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 143 (24.66%) Network Engineer
2 101 (17.41%) Architect
3 74 (12.76%) Technical Architect
4 67 (11.55%) Citrix Engineer
5 58 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 55 (9.48%) Senior Network Engineer
7 44 (7.59%) Infrastructure Specialist
8 42 (7.24%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 41 (7.07%) Security Engineer
10 31 (5.34%) Citrix Specialist
11 30 (5.17%) Consultant
11 30 (5.17%) Firewall Engineer
11 30 (5.17%) Network Security Specialist
11 30 (5.17%) Security Specialist
12 29 (5.00%) Support Engineer
12 29 (5.00%) Technical Specialist
13 28 (4.83%) Citrix Technical Specialist
14 27 (4.66%) DevOps Engineer
14 27 (4.66%) Network Security Engineer
15 26 (4.48%) Network Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (9.66%) XML
2 47 (8.10%) HTML
3 34 (5.86%) Web Services
4 22 (3.79%) 802.1X
5 19 (3.28%) .NET
6 18 (3.10%) ActiveMQ
6 18 (3.10%) ASP.NET
6 18 (3.10%) ASP.NET MVC
6 18 (3.10%) ASP.NET Web API
6 18 (3.10%) JSON
6 18 (3.10%) REST
6 18 (3.10%) SOAP
6 18 (3.10%) TIBCO EMS
7 11 (1.90%) CSS
7 11 (1.90%) XMPP
8 6 (1.03%) LDAP
9 4 (0.69%) FIX Protocol
9 4 (0.69%) Flash
9 4 (0.69%) X-Windows
10 2 (0.34%) WSH
Miscellaneous
1 238 (41.03%) Data Centre
2 83 (14.31%) Analytical Skills
3 47 (8.10%) Self-Motivation
4 40 (6.90%) Computer Science
4 40 (6.90%) Public Cloud
5 27 (4.66%) Private Cloud
6 20 (3.45%) Clustering
7 14 (2.41%) Cyberthreat
8 13 (2.24%) Management Information System
9 10 (1.72%) NHS
10 8 (1.38%) Replication
11 7 (1.21%) DataPower
11 7 (1.21%) VxBlock/Vblock
12 6 (1.03%) Data Protection Act
13 5 (0.86%) RSA SecurID
13 5 (0.86%) User Experience
14 4 (0.69%) Enterprise Software
14 4 (0.69%) Fat Client
14 4 (0.69%) Linux Command Line
14 4 (0.69%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 301 (51.90%) Windows
2 226 (38.97%) Windows Server
3 151 (26.03%) Windows Server 2008
4 148 (25.52%) Windows Server 2012
5 86 (14.83%) Windows 10
6 75 (12.93%) Linux
7 33 (5.69%) Windows 7
8 27 (4.66%) CentOS
9 23 (3.97%) Windows 8
10 20 (3.45%) Unix
11 19 (3.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 18 (3.10%) Windows Server 2003
13 8 (1.38%) Solaris
13 8 (1.38%) Ubuntu
14 7 (1.21%) AIX
15 6 (1.03%) Debian
16 5 (0.86%) SUSE
16 5 (0.86%) Windows NT
16 5 (0.86%) Windows XP
17 4 (0.69%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 115 (19.83%) ITIL
2 102 (17.59%) Project Management
3 100 (17.24%) Presales
4 87 (15.00%) Load Balancing
5 82 (14.14%) Customer Requirements
6 75 (12.93%) Time Management
7 74 (12.76%) Change Management
8 70 (12.07%) Business Development
8 70 (12.07%) Line Management
8 70 (12.07%) Problem-Solving
9 64 (11.03%) Application Packaging
10 59 (10.17%) Multi-Factor Authentication
10 59 (10.17%) Two-Factor Authentication
11 51 (8.79%) E-Commerce
12 49 (8.45%) DevOps
13 47 (8.10%) Service Delivery
14 43 (7.41%) Capacity Planning
14 43 (7.41%) Service Management
15 42 (7.24%) Root Cause Analysis
16 39 (6.72%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 91 (15.69%) PowerShell
2 48 (8.28%) Python
3 32 (5.52%) SQL
4 27 (4.66%) Perl
5 23 (3.97%) Java
6 20 (3.45%) C#
7 18 (3.10%) JavaScript
8 15 (2.59%) Bash Shell
9 3 (0.52%) Shell Script
10 2 (0.34%) AWK
10 2 (0.34%) PHP
10 2 (0.34%) VB
11 1 (0.17%) sed
Qualifications
1 135 (23.28%) Cisco Certification
2 114 (19.66%) Degree
3 105 (18.10%) CCNP
4 88 (15.17%) CCIE
5 72 (12.41%) Microsoft Certification
6 68 (11.72%) MCSE
7 63 (10.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 57 (9.83%) Citrix Certification
9 55 (9.48%) CCNA
10 45 (7.76%) ITIL Certification
11 36 (6.21%) Computer Science Degree
12 28 (4.83%) CCA
12 28 (4.83%) SC Cleared
12 28 (4.83%) Security Cleared
13 14 (2.41%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 13 (2.24%) MCITP
15 7 (1.21%) CCAA
16 6 (1.03%) CCSE
17 5 (0.86%) PMI Certification
17 5 (0.86%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 73 (12.59%) SLA
2 26 (4.48%) QA
3 7 (1.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 6 (1.03%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.17%) GDPR
System Software
1 252 (43.45%) XenApp
2 242 (41.72%) XenDesktop
3 205 (35.34%) Active Directory
4 174 (30.00%) VMware ESXi
5 173 (29.83%) Hyper-V
6 169 (29.14%) VMware Infrastructure
7 124 (21.38%) Microsoft App-V
8 85 (14.66%) vSphere
9 51 (8.79%) XenServer
10 32 (5.52%) VMware NSX
11 20 (3.45%) Terminal Services
12 16 (2.76%) NFS
13 10 (1.72%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 10 (1.72%) Virtual Servers
14 9 (1.55%) Virtual Desktop
15 8 (1.38%) Citrix Presentation Server
16 6 (1.03%) DFS Replication
17 5 (0.86%) BitLocker
17 5 (0.86%) VirtualBox
18 3 (0.52%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 71 (12.24%) Microsoft Intune
2 67 (11.55%) SCCM
3 63 (10.86%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 61 (10.52%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 61 (10.52%) SCOrch
5 59 (10.17%) vCenter Server
6 45 (7.76%) Puppet
7 36 (6.21%) vMotion
8 34 (5.86%) SCOM
9 31 (5.34%) SCVMM
10 27 (4.66%) Backup Exec
10 27 (4.66%) FortiGate
10 27 (4.66%) XenMobile
11 23 (3.97%) Terraform
12 21 (3.62%) vRealize
13 18 (3.10%) Kibana
13 18 (3.10%) logstash
13 18 (3.10%) Perfmon
14 17 (2.93%) EdgeSight
15 16 (2.76%) Ansible
Vendors
1 491 (84.66%) Citrix
2 353 (60.86%) VMware
3 288 (49.66%) Cisco
4 262 (45.17%) Microsoft
5 143 (24.66%) F5
6 141 (24.31%) CheckPoint
7 105 (18.10%) Juniper
8 104 (17.93%) Palo Alto
9 82 (14.14%) SolarWinds
10 78 (13.45%) Blue Coat
11 74 (12.76%) Fortinet
12 70 (12.07%) Ivanti
13 69 (11.90%) Zscaler
14 52 (8.97%) Arista
15 41 (7.07%) Apple
15 41 (7.07%) HP
15 41 (7.07%) NetApp
16 38 (6.55%) Meraki
17 27 (4.66%) Red Hat
18 25 (4.31%) Veeam