Period
to 20 August 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 20 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Citrix NetScaler
UK
6 months to
20 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 678 846 769
Rank change year-on-year +168 -77 +20
Permanent jobs citing NetScaler 537 362 550
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.32% 0.21% 0.28%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.11% 1.30% 1.66%
Number of salaries quoted 392 293 449
UK median annual salary £53,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.64% +10.00% +6.38%
10th Percentile £37,500 £36,350 £32,500
90th Percentile £76,250 £71,250 £68,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,050 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +9.58% +11.76% +6.25%

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 25,400 27,950 33,055
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 15.03% 15.89% 16.76%
Number of salaries quoted 20,105 22,708 27,410
UK median annual salary £46,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.33% - -
10th Percentile £25,500 £25,750 £25,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £71,250 £71,250
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 20 August 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 20 August 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 +138 483 £53,500 -2.73% 33
UK excluding London +118 268 £52,050 +9.58% 23
London +69 219 £55,000 -8.33% 12
South East +76 100 £55,000 +29.41% 6
North of England +36 63 £50,000 +5.26% 8
East of England +34 59 £60,000 - 5
Yorkshire +71 49 £50,000 +11.11% 3
Midlands +28 29 £37,500 -2.60% 2
West Midlands +26 27 £33,000 -34.00% 1
North West 0 14 £60,000 +26.32% 5
South West -2 10 £35,000 -36.36%
Northern Ireland - 5 - -
East Midlands -12 2 £55,000 +57.14% 1
Wales -4 1 £49,500 +23.75%
Scotland - 1 £31,500 - 2

For the 6 months to 20 August 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.

1 451 (83.99%) Citrix
2 298 (55.49%) VMware
3 277 (51.58%) Cisco
4 271 (50.47%) Windows
5 242 (45.07%) XenApp
6 234 (43.58%) Microsoft
7 222 (41.34%) XenDesktop
8 221 (41.15%) Firewall
9 200 (37.24%) Active Directory
10 182 (33.89%) WAN
11 179 (33.33%) Windows Server
12 170 (31.66%) Data Centre
13 164 (30.54%) Microsoft Azure
14 159 (29.61%) VMware Infrastructure
15 155 (28.86%) VPN
16 148 (27.56%) Cisco Certification
17 138 (25.70%) LAN
18 137 (25.51%) VMware ESXi
19 135 (25.14%) Cisco Nexus
20 134 (24.95%) Hyper-V
21 133 (24.77%) Windows Server 2008
21 133 (24.77%) Windows Server 2012
22 128 (23.84%) Cisco ASA
22 128 (23.84%) CCNP
23 122 (22.72%) DNS
24 119 (22.16%) F5
25 114 (21.23%) CheckPoint
25 114 (21.23%) MPLS
26 109 (20.30%) BGP
26 109 (20.30%) 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 56 (10.43%) MS Exchange
2 33 (6.15%) Exchange Server 2010
3 31 (5.77%) IIS
4 28 (5.21%) Exchange Server 2013
5 19 (3.54%) Tomcat
6 16 (2.98%) Skype for Business
7 14 (2.61%) Confluence
8 10 (1.86%) JBoss
9 9 (1.68%) Apache
10 6 (1.12%) Exchange Server 2003
11 3 (0.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 3 (0.56%) Elasticsearch
12 2 (0.37%) CMS
12 2 (0.37%) Exchange Server 2007
12 2 (0.37%) nginx
12 2 (0.37%) OpenStack
12 2 (0.37%) SharePoint
12 2 (0.37%) SharePoint 2013
12 2 (0.37%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 59 (10.99%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.19%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (1.49%) MetaTrader
2 3 (0.56%) Elite 3E
Cloud Services
1 164 (30.54%) Microsoft Azure
2 109 (20.30%) Office 365
3 91 (16.95%) Amazon AWS
4 15 (2.79%) Akamai
4 15 (2.79%) OneDrive
5 14 (2.61%) SaaS
6 10 (1.86%) Cloud Computing
7 8 (1.49%) NuGet
8 7 (1.30%) Mimecast
9 6 (1.12%) IaaS
10 3 (0.56%) PaaS
11 2 (0.37%) Amazon S3
11 2 (0.37%) IBM Cloud
11 2 (0.37%) SoftLayer
12 1 (0.19%) Cloudflare
12 1 (0.19%) G Suite
12 1 (0.19%) Google App Engine
12 1 (0.19%) Google Cloud Platform
12 1 (0.19%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 221 (41.15%) Firewall
2 182 (33.89%) WAN
3 155 (28.86%) VPN
4 138 (25.70%) LAN
5 135 (25.14%) Cisco Nexus
6 128 (23.84%) Cisco ASA
7 122 (22.72%) DNS
8 114 (21.23%) MPLS
9 109 (20.30%) BGP
10 103 (19.18%) OSPF
11 101 (18.81%) Cisco IOS
12 92 (17.13%) Network Security
13 81 (15.08%) DHCP
14 72 (13.41%) SAN
15 58 (10.80%) Wi-Fi
16 54 (10.06%) WLAN
17 53 (9.87%) TCP/IP
17 53 (9.87%) VPLS
18 48 (8.94%) IPsec
18 48 (8.94%) NX-OS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (8.57%) SQL Server
2 17 (3.17%) SQL Server 2012
3 15 (2.79%) Big Data
4 8 (1.49%) PostgreSQL
5 7 (1.30%) SQL Server 2014
6 6 (1.12%) MySQL
7 5 (0.93%) SQL Server 2016
8 3 (0.56%) Relational Database
8 3 (0.56%) SQL Server 2008
9 2 (0.37%) Amazon RDS
10 1 (0.19%) Blockchain
10 1 (0.19%) GIS
10 1 (0.19%) Redis
10 1 (0.19%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 21 (3.91%) Sonatype Nexus
2 14 (2.61%) Git (software)
2 14 (2.61%) JIRA
3 11 (2.05%) TeamCity
4 10 (1.86%) Team Foundation Server
5 8 (1.49%) Ant
5 8 (1.49%) CA Release Automation
5 8 (1.49%) Eclipse
5 8 (1.49%) Fiddler
5 8 (1.49%) IntelliJ
5 8 (1.49%) Maven
5 8 (1.49%) ReSharper
5 8 (1.49%) Visual Studio
6 4 (0.74%) Vagrant
7 3 (0.56%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 1 (0.19%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 99 (18.44%) Finance
2 38 (7.08%) Retail
3 36 (6.70%) Banking
4 19 (3.54%) Telecoms
5 18 (3.35%) Financial Institution
6 17 (3.17%) Advertising
7 15 (2.79%) Investment Banking
7 15 (2.79%) Multimedia
8 11 (2.05%) Legal
9 7 (1.30%) Publishing
10 4 (0.74%) Manufacturing
11 3 (0.56%) Automotive
12 2 (0.37%) Spanish Language
13 1 (0.19%) Electronics
13 1 (0.19%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 142 (26.44%) Network Engineer
2 103 (19.18%) Citrix Engineer
3 85 (15.83%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 60 (11.17%) Architect
5 47 (8.75%) Technical Architect
6 45 (8.38%) Infrastructure Specialist
7 42 (7.82%) Senior Network Engineer
8 38 (7.08%) Citrix Infrastructure Engineer
9 37 (6.89%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 34 (6.33%) Cisco Engineer
10 34 (6.33%) Cisco Network Engineer
10 34 (6.33%) Consultant
11 31 (5.77%) Network Security Specialist
11 31 (5.77%) Network Specialist
11 31 (5.77%) Security Specialist
12 27 (5.03%) Citrix Specialist
12 27 (5.03%) Support Engineer
13 23 (4.28%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
14 22 (4.10%) Security Engineer
15 21 (3.91%) Firewall Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (4.10%) XML
2 19 (3.54%) 802.1X
3 18 (3.35%) HTML
3 18 (3.35%) Web Services
4 10 (1.86%) CSS
4 10 (1.86%) XMPP
5 9 (1.68%) .NET
5 9 (1.68%) JSON
5 9 (1.68%) LDAP
6 8 (1.49%) ActiveMQ
6 8 (1.49%) ASP.NET
6 8 (1.49%) ASP.NET MVC
6 8 (1.49%) ASP.NET Web API
6 8 (1.49%) REST
6 8 (1.49%) SOAP
6 8 (1.49%) TIBCO EMS
7 5 (0.93%) X-Windows
8 3 (0.56%) COM
8 3 (0.56%) Elastic Stack
9 2 (0.37%) LEMP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 170 (31.66%) Data Centre
2 93 (17.32%) Analytical Skills
3 39 (7.26%) Self-Motivation
4 30 (5.59%) Computer Science
5 23 (4.28%) Public Cloud
6 20 (3.72%) Clustering
7 18 (3.35%) Private Cloud
8 15 (2.79%) Cyberthreat
9 14 (2.61%) Management Information System
10 11 (2.05%) NHS
10 11 (2.05%) VxBlock/Vblock
11 10 (1.86%) DataPower
12 9 (1.68%) Video Conferencing
13 7 (1.30%) BBC
14 6 (1.12%) Data Protection Act
14 6 (1.12%) Fat Client
14 6 (1.12%) Replication
14 6 (1.12%) Thin Client
15 5 (0.93%) RSA SecurID
16 3 (0.56%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 271 (50.47%) Windows
2 179 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 133 (24.77%) Windows Server 2008
3 133 (24.77%) Windows Server 2012
4 79 (14.71%) Windows 10
5 53 (9.87%) Linux
6 36 (6.70%) Windows 7
7 22 (4.10%) Windows Server 2003
8 18 (3.35%) Windows 8
9 16 (2.98%) Unix
10 14 (2.61%) CentOS
11 12 (2.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 6 (1.12%) Windows XP
13 4 (0.74%) AIX
13 4 (0.74%) Ubuntu
14 3 (0.56%) Debian
15 2 (0.37%) Kali Linux
15 2 (0.37%) Windows NT
16 1 (0.19%) VyOS
16 1 (0.19%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 107 (19.93%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 100 (18.62%) ITIL
3 94 (17.50%) Load Balancing
4 86 (16.01%) Problem-Solving
4 86 (16.01%) Project Management
5 56 (10.43%) Time Management
6 55 (10.24%) Presales
7 54 (10.06%) Change Management
8 50 (9.31%) Capacity Planning
8 50 (9.31%) Customer Requirements
8 50 (9.31%) DevOps
9 48 (8.94%) Application Packaging
10 41 (7.64%) Business Development
10 41 (7.64%) Line Management
11 40 (7.45%) E-Commerce
12 39 (7.26%) Migration
12 39 (7.26%) Multi-Factor Authentication
12 39 (7.26%) Two-Factor Authentication
13 33 (6.15%) Network Design
14 31 (5.77%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 91 (16.95%) PowerShell
2 36 (6.70%) Python
3 34 (6.33%) SQL
4 15 (2.79%) Perl
5 13 (2.42%) Bash Shell
6 11 (2.05%) C#
7 10 (1.86%) Java
8 8 (1.49%) JavaScript
9 4 (0.74%) C
10 2 (0.37%) PHP
10 2 (0.37%) Shell Script
10 2 (0.37%) VB
11 1 (0.19%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 148 (27.56%) Cisco Certification
2 128 (23.84%) CCNP
3 95 (17.69%) CCIE
4 78 (14.53%) Citrix Certification
5 74 (13.78%) Degree
6 65 (12.10%) Microsoft Certification
6 65 (12.10%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 63 (11.73%) MCSE
8 56 (10.43%) CCNA
9 31 (5.77%) CCA
10 29 (5.40%) Computer Science Degree
11 26 (4.84%) ITIL Certification
12 21 (3.91%) SC Cleared
12 21 (3.91%) Security Cleared
13 15 (2.79%) MCITP
14 11 (2.05%) CCDP
14 11 (2.05%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
15 7 (1.30%) CCAA
15 7 (1.30%) PMI Certification
15 7 (1.30%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 51 (9.50%) SLA
2 11 (2.05%) GDPR
3 10 (1.86%) QA
4 6 (1.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (0.74%) PCI DSS
6 3 (0.56%) COBIT
System Software
1 242 (45.07%) XenApp
2 222 (41.34%) XenDesktop
3 200 (37.24%) Active Directory
4 159 (29.61%) VMware Infrastructure
5 137 (25.51%) VMware ESXi
6 134 (24.95%) Hyper-V
7 105 (19.55%) Microsoft App-V
8 74 (13.78%) vSphere
9 54 (10.06%) XenServer
10 28 (5.21%) VMware NSX
11 17 (3.17%) Terminal Services
12 13 (2.42%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 13 (2.42%) NFS
13 8 (1.49%) Virtual Desktop
14 7 (1.30%) Virtual Servers
15 5 (0.93%) DFS Replication
15 5 (0.93%) Microsoft Virtual Server
16 4 (0.74%) Docker
16 4 (0.74%) VirtualBox
17 2 (0.37%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 64 (11.92%) SCCM
2 52 (9.68%) Microsoft Intune
3 44 (8.19%) SCOrch
4 43 (8.01%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 41 (7.64%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 37 (6.89%) SCOM
7 36 (6.70%) vCenter Server
8 35 (6.52%) XenMobile
9 29 (5.40%) Puppet
10 22 (4.10%) Terraform
11 21 (3.91%) Backup Exec
12 19 (3.54%) FortiGate
12 19 (3.54%) SCVMM
12 19 (3.54%) vMotion
13 15 (2.79%) Cacti
13 15 (2.79%) Cisco CUCM
13 15 (2.79%) Cisco Prime
14 14 (2.61%) EdgeSight
15 12 (2.23%) Ansible
16 10 (1.86%) Cisco CME
Vendors
1 451 (83.99%) Citrix
2 298 (55.49%) VMware
3 277 (51.58%) Cisco
4 234 (43.58%) Microsoft
5 119 (22.16%) F5
6 114 (21.23%) CheckPoint
7 99 (18.44%) Palo Alto
8 84 (15.64%) Juniper
9 65 (12.10%) SolarWinds
10 52 (9.68%) Ivanti
11 50 (9.31%) Blue Coat
12 45 (8.38%) Fortinet
12 45 (8.38%) Zscaler
13 44 (8.19%) HP
14 36 (6.70%) NetApp
15 35 (6.52%) Apple
16 30 (5.59%) Arista
17 25 (4.66%) McAfee
18 22 (4.10%) Symantec
18 22 (4.10%) Veeam