Period
to 6 May 2021

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 6 May 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Citrix NetScaler
UK
6 months to
6 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 738 640 645
Rank change year-on-year -98 +5 +44
Permanent jobs citing NetScaler 145 321 518
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.16% 0.31% 0.35%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.28% 2.09% 2.29%
Number of salaries quoted 106 233 319
10th Percentile £33,634 £35,250 £35,900
25th Percentile £42,500 £41,250 £41,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £55,000 £51,000
Median % change year-on-year -9.09% +7.84% -7.27%
75th Percentile £58,750 £66,250 £62,500
90th Percentile £76,250 £73,750 £66,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% -22.41%

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 11,332 15,355 22,640
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 12.87% 15.03% 15.41%
Number of salaries quoted 8,555 12,238 17,465
10th Percentile £28,750 £26,750 £26,086
25th Percentile £37,500 £35,000 £33,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £47,600 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year +5.04% +0.21% +5.56%
75th Percentile £66,992 £65,000 £62,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £43,955 £42,500
% change year-on-year +2.38% +3.42% -

NetScaler
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for NetScaler in the UK

NetScaler
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing NetScaler.

Salary trend for NetScaler in the UK

NetScaler
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing NetScaler over the 6 months to 6 May 2021.

Salary histogram for NetScaler in the UK

NetScaler
Top 13 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 6 May 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 -48 136 £50,000 -4.76% 32
UK excluding London -9 74 £45,000 +5.88% 24
London +16 61 £55,000 -1.79% 9
South East +41 29 £50,000 -20.00% 4
Work from Home -170 29 £61,250 -5.77% 4
East of England +46 25 £47,500 +17.28% 3
Midlands -1 9 £45,000 +5.88% 9
South West -23 6 £22,500 -47.06% 4
East Midlands -4 5 £45,000 +5.88% 6
West Midlands -8 4 £36,183 -39.70% 3
North West +4 3 £42,500 +6.25% 2
North of England -39 3 £42,500 +6.25% 3
Scotland -4 2 - - 1

For the 6 months to 6 May 2021, 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.

1 125 (86.21%) Citrix
2 111 (76.55%) VMware
3 89 (61.38%) Windows
4 83 (57.24%) Microsoft
5 81 (55.86%) Azure
6 78 (53.79%) Microsoft 365
7 69 (47.59%) Active Directory
8 64 (44.14%) VMware Infrastructure
8 64 (44.14%) Windows Server
9 63 (43.45%) Cisco
10 59 (40.69%) XenDesktop
11 56 (38.62%) XenApp
12 54 (37.24%) ITIL
13 48 (33.10%) Microsoft Intune
14 45 (31.03%) Firewall
15 43 (29.66%) SCCM
16 42 (28.97%) PowerShell
16 42 (28.97%) DNS
17 40 (27.59%) Finance
18 38 (26.21%) Windows 10
19 36 (24.83%) Azure Active Directory
20 34 (23.45%) SharePoint
20 34 (23.45%) DHCP
20 34 (23.45%) Cisco ASA
21 32 (22.07%) Hyper-V
21 32 (22.07%) Social Skills
22 27 (18.62%) vSphere
23 25 (17.24%) SAN
23 25 (17.24%) Ivanti
24 24 (16.55%) LAN

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 34 (23.45%) SharePoint
2 18 (12.41%) MS Exchange
3 11 (7.59%) IIS
4 3 (2.07%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (1.38%) JBoss
5 2 (1.38%) WebSphere
5 2 (1.38%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (0.69%) Apache
6 1 (0.69%) Confluence
6 1 (0.69%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (0.69%) MS Project Server
6 1 (0.69%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (0.69%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 7 (4.83%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 81 (55.86%) Azure
2 78 (53.79%) Microsoft 365
3 36 (24.83%) Azure Active Directory
4 23 (15.86%) OneDrive
5 13 (8.97%) IaaS
5 13 (8.97%) Mimecast
6 11 (7.59%) AWS
7 4 (2.76%) Azure Storage
8 3 (2.07%) Azure ExpressRoute
8 3 (2.07%) Cloudflare
9 2 (1.38%) Amazon EC2
9 2 (1.38%) Amazon ELB
9 2 (1.38%) Apigee
9 2 (1.38%) Google Workspace
9 2 (1.38%) PaaS
9 2 (1.38%) Power Automate
9 2 (1.38%) Power Platform
9 2 (1.38%) PowerApps
9 2 (1.38%) SaaS
10 1 (0.69%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 45 (31.03%) Firewall
2 42 (28.97%) DNS
3 34 (23.45%) Cisco ASA
3 34 (23.45%) DHCP
4 25 (17.24%) SAN
5 24 (16.55%) LAN
6 21 (14.48%) Cisco IOS
6 21 (14.48%) Skype
6 21 (14.48%) WAN
7 20 (13.79%) TCP/IP
8 15 (10.34%) SSL
9 13 (8.97%) VLAN
9 13 (8.97%) VPN
10 9 (6.21%) VoIP
10 9 (6.21%) Wi-Fi
11 6 (4.14%) DMZ
12 5 (3.45%) Wireless
13 4 (2.76%) Cisco Nexus
13 4 (2.76%) NAS
13 4 (2.76%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (11.72%) SQL Server
2 11 (7.59%) Amazon RDS
3 5 (3.45%) SQL Server 2005
3 5 (3.45%) SQL Server 2016
4 4 (2.76%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.69%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.69%) Redis
Development Applications
1 2 (1.38%) Maven
2 1 (0.69%) JIRA
2 1 (0.69%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 40 (27.59%) Finance
2 32 (22.07%) Social Skills
3 21 (14.48%) Banking
4 17 (11.72%) Presentation Skills
5 7 (4.83%) Telecoms
6 5 (3.45%) Public Sector
7 4 (2.76%) Law
8 3 (2.07%) Legal
9 2 (1.38%) Billing
9 2 (1.38%) Retail
10 1 (0.69%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.69%) Digital Economy
10 1 (0.69%) Games
Job Titles
1 27 (18.62%) Citrix Engineer
2 23 (15.86%) Architect
3 17 (11.72%) Support Engineer
4 16 (11.03%) Digital Architect
4 16 (11.03%) Digital Solutions Architect
4 16 (11.03%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 16 (11.03%) Network Engineer
4 16 (11.03%) Solutions Architect
5 14 (9.66%) Administrator
6 13 (8.97%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 13 (8.97%) Citrix Support
7 11 (7.59%) Citrix Support Engineer
7 11 (7.59%) IT Engineer
8 10 (6.90%) 3rd Line Support
8 10 (6.90%) IT Support
9 9 (6.21%) Consultant
9 9 (6.21%) Senior Citrix Engineer
9 9 (6.21%) Systems Administrator
10 8 (5.52%) Azure Engineer
11 7 (4.83%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.07%) SOAP
1 3 (2.07%) XML
2 2 (1.38%) .NET
2 2 (1.38%) Ajax
2 2 (1.38%) EJB
2 2 (1.38%) EJB 3.0
2 2 (1.38%) Hibernate
2 2 (1.38%) Java EE
2 2 (1.38%) JPA
2 2 (1.38%) jQuery
2 2 (1.38%) LDAP
2 2 (1.38%) REST
2 2 (1.38%) RESTful
2 2 (1.38%) Vert.x
2 2 (1.38%) XSLT
3 1 (0.69%) .NET Framework
3 1 (0.69%) RabbitMQ
3 1 (0.69%) WCF
3 1 (0.69%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 20 (13.79%) Self-Motivation
2 19 (13.10%) Public Cloud
3 16 (11.03%) Data Centre
4 5 (3.45%) Clustering
5 4 (2.76%) Driving Licence
5 4 (2.76%) Management Information System
6 3 (2.07%) Fat Client
6 3 (2.07%) PKI
6 3 (2.07%) Replication
6 3 (2.07%) Thin Client
7 2 (1.38%) DataPower
7 2 (1.38%) EMC VNX
7 2 (1.38%) Hybrid Cloud
8 1 (0.69%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 1 (0.69%) Enterprise Storage
8 1 (0.69%) Housing Association
8 1 (0.69%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 89 (61.38%) Windows
2 64 (44.14%) Windows Server
3 38 (26.21%) Windows 10
4 24 (16.55%) Linux
5 16 (11.03%) Windows Server 2008
6 14 (9.66%) Windows Server 2016
7 12 (8.28%) Windows Server 2012
8 8 (5.52%) Windows Server 2019
9 5 (3.45%) Windows 7
10 4 (2.76%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.69%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.69%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (37.24%) ITIL
2 23 (15.86%) Service Management
3 22 (15.17%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 18 (12.41%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (12.41%) Change Management
4 18 (12.41%) Technology Roadmap
5 17 (11.72%) Project Delivery
5 17 (11.72%) Scrum
6 16 (11.03%) Load Balancing
6 16 (11.03%) Requirements Gathering
6 16 (11.03%) Strategic Roadmap
7 15 (10.34%) Disaster Recovery
8 13 (8.97%) Mentoring
9 12 (8.28%) Cybersecurity
10 11 (7.59%) Presales
11 9 (6.21%) Change Control
12 8 (5.52%) ITIL V3
12 8 (5.52%) Migration
12 8 (5.52%) Problem-Solving
12 8 (5.52%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 42 (28.97%) PowerShell
2 15 (10.34%) SQL
3 2 (1.38%) Java
3 2 (1.38%) JavaScript
4 1 (0.69%) VB
4 1 (0.69%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 8 (5.52%) Cisco Certification
1 8 (5.52%) Citrix Certification
2 5 (3.45%) CCNA
2 5 (3.45%) Degree
3 4 (2.76%) CCNP
3 4 (2.76%) MCSE
3 4 (2.76%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (2.07%) Security Cleared
4 3 (2.07%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (1.38%) Check Point Certification
5 2 (1.38%) Master's Degree
6 1 (0.69%) (ISC)2 CCSP
6 1 (0.69%) CISSP
6 1 (0.69%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (0.69%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.76%) SLA
2 2 (1.38%) GDPR
3 1 (0.69%) Cyber Essentials
3 1 (0.69%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
3 1 (0.69%) ISO 22301
3 1 (0.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.69%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 69 (47.59%) Active Directory
2 64 (44.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 59 (40.69%) XenDesktop
4 56 (38.62%) XenApp
5 32 (22.07%) Hyper-V
6 27 (18.62%) vSphere
7 13 (8.97%) VMware ESXi
8 12 (8.28%) Virtual Machines
9 9 (6.21%) Citrix Hypervisor
9 9 (6.21%) Virtual Desktop
10 3 (2.07%) Microsoft App-V
10 3 (2.07%) pfSense
10 3 (2.07%) vCloud
11 2 (1.38%) EMC RecoverPoint
12 1 (0.69%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 48 (33.10%) Microsoft Intune
2 43 (29.66%) SCCM
3 13 (8.97%) AirWatch
4 12 (8.28%) XenMobile
5 7 (4.83%) vCenter Server
6 6 (4.14%) Single Sign-On
7 5 (3.45%) SCOM
8 4 (2.76%) Nessus
8 4 (2.76%) Norton AntiVirus
8 4 (2.76%) SCOrch
9 3 (2.07%) FortiGate
9 3 (2.07%) PowerCLI
10 2 (1.38%) CA Single Sign-On
10 2 (1.38%) Kubernetes
11 1 (0.69%) Terraform
11 1 (0.69%) WSUS
Vendors
1 125 (86.21%) Citrix
2 111 (76.55%) VMware
3 83 (57.24%) Microsoft
4 63 (43.45%) Cisco
5 25 (17.24%) Ivanti
6 24 (16.55%) Meraki
7 21 (14.48%) EMC
7 21 (14.48%) Veeam
8 20 (13.79%) Fortinet
9 19 (13.10%) Dell
10 18 (12.41%) Aruba
11 16 (11.03%) HP
11 16 (11.03%) NetApp
11 16 (11.03%) Palo Alto
12 15 (10.34%) IronPort
13 14 (9.66%) EqualLogic
14 11 (7.59%) 3PAR
14 11 (7.59%) CheckPoint
15 10 (6.90%) Nimble Storage
15 10 (6.90%) Sophos