Period
to 25 February 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 25 February 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Citrix NetScaler
UK
6 months to
25 Feb 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 656 651 747
Rank change year-on-year -5 +96 +7
Permanent jobs citing NetScaler 161 390 394
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.22% 0.32% 0.26%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.65% 2.10% 1.74%
Number of salaries quoted 149 331 335
Median annual salary £50,000 £55,000 £49,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.09% +11.11% -10.00%
10th Percentile £32,500 £35,500 £33,450
90th Percentile £80,500 £73,750 £67,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £43,748 £43,500 £43,500
% change year-on-year +0.57% - -17.14%

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 9,769 18,557 22,639
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 13.19% 15.03% 15.06%
Number of salaries quoted 7,683 14,879 17,962
Median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £28,750 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +3.66%

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 25 February 2021.

Salary histogram for NetScaler in the UK

NetScaler
Top 14 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 25 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 +26 146 £50,000 -9.09% 22
UK excluding London +75 84 £43,748 +0.57% 16
London +72 68 £60,000 +4.35% 9
Work from Home -98 33 £70,000 +12.00% 4
South East +114 31 £48,500 -25.38% 8
East of England +81 19 £40,000 -8.05% 1
Midlands +47 16 £38,750 -8.82% 2
West Midlands +55 10 £36,500 -40.41% 1
Wales +41 7 £45,000 -30.77% 1
East Midlands +37 6 £45,000 +5.88% 1
South West +36 6 £22,500 -47.06% 1
North West +43 3 £37,500 -31.82%
North of England +24 3 £37,500 -11.76% 1
Scotland +36 2 - - 2

For the 6 months to 25 February 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.

1 136 (84.47%) Citrix
2 124 (77.02%) VMware
3 103 (63.98%) Windows
4 85 (52.80%) Azure
5 84 (52.17%) XenApp
6 81 (50.31%) Microsoft
7 80 (49.69%) Windows Server
8 78 (48.45%) Microsoft 365
9 77 (47.83%) XenDesktop
10 71 (44.10%) Active Directory
11 64 (39.75%) Cisco
12 59 (36.65%) VMware Infrastructure
13 56 (34.78%) DNS
14 55 (34.16%) ITIL
14 55 (34.16%) PowerShell
15 54 (33.54%) Firewall
16 48 (29.81%) DHCP
17 45 (27.95%) SCCM
18 35 (21.74%) Finance
18 35 (21.74%) Microsoft Intune
19 32 (19.88%) Cisco ASA
20 31 (19.25%) Hyper-V
20 31 (19.25%) MS Exchange
21 30 (18.63%) vSphere
22 29 (18.01%) Azure Active Directory
23 28 (17.39%) Infrastructure Engineering
24 27 (16.77%) Service Management
24 27 (16.77%) Disaster Recovery
25 25 (15.53%) Linux
25 25 (15.53%) Data Centre

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 31 (19.25%) MS Exchange
2 22 (13.66%) SharePoint
3 9 (5.59%) Exchange Server 2010
4 8 (4.97%) IIS
5 7 (4.35%) Apache
5 7 (4.35%) Apache Spark
5 7 (4.35%) Elasticsearch
5 7 (4.35%) Tomcat
6 3 (1.86%) Skype for Business
7 2 (1.24%) JBoss
7 2 (1.24%) WebSphere
7 2 (1.24%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (0.62%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (0.62%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.62%) MS Project Server
8 1 (0.62%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 1 (0.62%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 85 (52.80%) Azure
2 78 (48.45%) Microsoft 365
3 29 (18.01%) Azure Active Directory
4 18 (11.18%) AWS
5 14 (8.70%) OneDrive
6 12 (7.45%) IaaS
6 12 (7.45%) Mimecast
7 7 (4.35%) OpenShift
8 3 (1.86%) Cloud Computing
8 3 (1.86%) Cloudflare
9 2 (1.24%) Amazon EC2
9 2 (1.24%) Amazon ELB
9 2 (1.24%) Apigee
9 2 (1.24%) PaaS
9 2 (1.24%) Power Automate
9 2 (1.24%) Power Platform
9 2 (1.24%) PowerApps
9 2 (1.24%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 56 (34.78%) DNS
2 54 (33.54%) Firewall
3 48 (29.81%) DHCP
4 32 (19.88%) Cisco ASA
5 24 (14.91%) WAN
6 22 (13.66%) LAN
7 20 (12.42%) SAN
8 19 (11.80%) SSL
9 18 (11.18%) TCP/IP
10 16 (9.94%) Cisco IOS
10 16 (9.94%) Skype
11 14 (8.70%) VoIP
12 10 (6.21%) DMZ
13 8 (4.97%) Unified Communications
14 7 (4.35%) VLAN
15 6 (3.73%) VPN
16 4 (2.48%) NAS
16 4 (2.48%) Wi-Fi
16 4 (2.48%) Wireless
17 3 (1.86%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (6.21%) Amazon RDS
2 7 (4.35%) Hadoop
2 7 (4.35%) SQL Server
3 3 (1.86%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (1.86%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 10 (6.21%) Jenkins
2 3 (1.86%) Bitbucket
2 3 (1.86%) Git (software)
3 2 (1.24%) Maven
General
1 35 (21.74%) Finance
2 17 (10.56%) Banking
3 8 (4.97%) Legal
4 7 (4.35%) Advertising
5 6 (3.73%) Telecoms
6 5 (3.11%) Public Sector
7 4 (2.48%) Billing
7 4 (2.48%) Law
7 4 (2.48%) Retail
8 1 (0.62%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.62%) Housing Association
Job Titles
1 40 (24.84%) Citrix Engineer
2 28 (17.39%) Support Engineer
3 27 (16.77%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 21 (13.04%) Citrix Support
5 20 (12.42%) Architect
6 16 (9.94%) 3rd Line Support
6 16 (9.94%) Administrator
7 15 (9.32%) Citrix Support Engineer
7 15 (9.32%) IT Engineer
8 13 (8.07%) Senior Citrix Engineer
8 13 (8.07%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
8 13 (8.07%) Solutions Architect
9 12 (7.45%) Network Engineer
10 11 (6.83%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 11 (6.83%) Digital Architect
10 11 (6.83%) Digital Solutions Architect
10 11 (6.83%) Systems Administrator
11 10 (6.21%) IT Support
11 10 (6.21%) IT Support Engineer
12 8 (4.97%) Infrastructure Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (4.35%) JMS
2 4 (2.48%) LDAP
3 2 (1.24%) 802.1X
3 2 (1.24%) Ajax
3 2 (1.24%) EJB
3 2 (1.24%) EJB 3.0
3 2 (1.24%) Hibernate
3 2 (1.24%) Java EE
3 2 (1.24%) JPA
3 2 (1.24%) jQuery
3 2 (1.24%) REST
3 2 (1.24%) RESTful
3 2 (1.24%) SOAP
3 2 (1.24%) Vert.x
3 2 (1.24%) XML
3 2 (1.24%) XSLT
4 1 (0.62%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 25 (15.53%) Data Centre
2 14 (8.70%) Self-Motivation
3 13 (8.07%) Public Cloud
4 5 (3.11%) Driving Licence
4 5 (3.11%) Management Information System
4 5 (3.11%) PKI
5 4 (2.48%) EMC VNX
5 4 (2.48%) Hybrid Cloud
6 3 (1.86%) Client/Server
7 2 (1.24%) DataPower
7 2 (1.24%) Replication
7 2 (1.24%) Smartphone
7 2 (1.24%) User Experience
7 2 (1.24%) Wiki
8 1 (0.62%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (0.62%) Enterprise Storage
8 1 (0.62%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 103 (63.98%) Windows
2 80 (49.69%) Windows Server
3 25 (15.53%) Linux
4 19 (11.80%) Windows Server 2008
5 18 (11.18%) Windows Server 2012
6 17 (10.56%) Windows Server 2016
7 16 (9.94%) Windows 10
8 15 (9.32%) Windows Server 2019
9 7 (4.35%) CentOS
10 6 (3.73%) Data ONTAP
11 3 (1.86%) Windows Server 2003
12 1 (0.62%) Windows 7
12 1 (0.62%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (34.16%) ITIL
2 28 (17.39%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 27 (16.77%) Disaster Recovery
3 27 (16.77%) Service Management
4 18 (11.18%) Project Delivery
5 16 (9.94%) DevOps
6 15 (9.32%) Change Management
7 14 (8.70%) Agile Software Development
7 14 (8.70%) Technology Roadmap
8 12 (7.45%) Change Control
8 12 (7.45%) Scrum
9 11 (6.83%) Business Continuity
9 11 (6.83%) ITIL V3
9 11 (6.83%) Mentoring
9 11 (6.83%) Proactive Monitoring
9 11 (6.83%) Requirements Gathering
9 11 (6.83%) Strategic Roadmap
10 10 (6.21%) Load Balancing
10 10 (6.21%) Patch Management
10 10 (6.21%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 55 (34.16%) PowerShell
2 17 (10.56%) SQL
3 3 (1.86%) VB
4 2 (1.24%) Java
4 2 (1.24%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.62%) Perl
5 1 (0.62%) Python
5 1 (0.62%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 11 (6.83%) Citrix Certification
2 9 (5.59%) Cisco Certification
3 8 (4.97%) CCNA
4 7 (4.35%) RHCE
5 5 (3.11%) Check Point Certification
6 4 (2.48%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (1.86%) CCNP
7 3 (1.86%) CCSA
7 3 (1.86%) MCP
7 3 (1.86%) Security Cleared
8 2 (1.24%) MCSA
8 2 (1.24%) MCSE
8 2 (1.24%) SC Cleared
9 1 (0.62%) (ISC)2 CCSP
9 1 (0.62%) CCIE
9 1 (0.62%) CCIE Service Provider
9 1 (0.62%) CISSP
9 1 (0.62%) Degree
9 1 (0.62%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.86%) SLA
2 2 (1.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.62%) Cyber Essentials
3 1 (0.62%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
3 1 (0.62%) ISO 22301
3 1 (0.62%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 84 (52.17%) XenApp
2 77 (47.83%) XenDesktop
3 71 (44.10%) Active Directory
4 59 (36.65%) VMware Infrastructure
5 31 (19.25%) Hyper-V
6 30 (18.63%) vSphere
7 11 (6.83%) Virtual Machines
8 9 (5.59%) VMware ESXi
9 7 (4.35%) Citrix Hypervisor
9 7 (4.35%) Docker
10 5 (3.11%) Virtual Desktop
11 4 (2.48%) EMC RecoverPoint
12 3 (1.86%) Microsoft App-V
12 3 (1.86%) pfSense
13 2 (1.24%) DFS Replication
14 1 (0.62%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 45 (27.95%) SCCM
2 35 (21.74%) Microsoft Intune
3 14 (8.70%) XenMobile
4 10 (6.21%) Ansible
4 10 (6.21%) Puppet
5 8 (4.97%) Single Sign-On
6 7 (4.35%) Kubernetes
6 7 (4.35%) SCOM
7 6 (3.73%) AirWatch
7 6 (3.73%) FortiGate
7 6 (3.73%) Norton AntiVirus
7 6 (3.73%) SCOrch
8 4 (2.48%) vCenter Server
9 3 (1.86%) Backup Exec
9 3 (1.86%) Nessus
9 3 (1.86%) Terraform
10 2 (1.24%) CA Single Sign-On
10 2 (1.24%) CASB
11 1 (0.62%) NetBackup
11 1 (0.62%) vMotion
Vendors
1 136 (84.47%) Citrix
2 124 (77.02%) VMware
3 81 (50.31%) Microsoft
4 64 (39.75%) Cisco
5 24 (14.91%) EMC
6 23 (14.29%) Meraki
6 23 (14.29%) Veeam
7 22 (13.66%) Ivanti
8 19 (11.80%) Dell
9 18 (11.18%) Fortinet
9 18 (11.18%) Sophos
10 17 (10.56%) F5
11 16 (9.94%) EqualLogic
11 16 (9.94%) NetApp
12 15 (9.32%) CheckPoint
13 14 (8.70%) Aruba
14 12 (7.45%) HP
15 11 (6.83%) Palo Alto
16 10 (6.21%) IronPort
17 8 (4.97%) ServiceNow