Period
to 24 September 2018

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for knowledge and experience of Citrix products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Citrix over the 6 months to 24 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

The figures below represent the IT labour market in general and are not representative of salaries within Citrix Systems.

Citrix
England > West Midlands
6 months to
24 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 105 119 87
Rank change year-on-year +14 -32 +4
Permanent jobs citing Citrix 246 265 364
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 2.82% 2.70% 3.07%
As % of the Vendors category 6.25% 6.18% 6.67%
Number of salaries quoted 159 225 280
West Midlands median annual salary £37,500 £34,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.29% +4.62% -4.92%
10th Percentile £22,500 £20,850 £21,950
90th Percentile £57,500 £43,750 £65,000
England median annual salary £42,500 £41,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year +3.66% +5.13% -2.50%

Citrix is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services advertised in the West Midlands.

All Vendors
West Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 3,939 4,285 5,459
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 45.19% 43.59% 45.99%
Number of salaries quoted 2,875 3,366 4,001
West Midlands median annual salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - -
10th Percentile £23,500 £25,000 £22,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £61,250 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

Citrix
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing Citrix as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Citrix in the West Midlands

Citrix
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Salary trend for Citrix in the West Midlands

Citrix
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Citrix in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 24 September 2018.

Salary histogram for Citrix in the West Midlands

Citrix
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Citrix within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 24 September 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
Birmingham +15 130 £50,000 +33.33% 12
Shropshire +27 33 £40,000 +23.08%
Dudley - 25 £26,000 - 1
Coventry +7 18 £28,500 -21.92% 7
Warwickshire +12 10 £36,750 +22.50% 4
Worcestershire +4 7 £45,250 +20.67% 3
Wolverhampton +7 6 £37,500 -1.96%
Solihull -11 6 £50,000 +94.17% 1
Staffordshire -12 3 £25,000 -16.67% 6
Sutton Coldfield - 2 £30,750 - 2
Herefordshire - 2 £30,000 - 2
Walsall -5 1 £27,001 -26.03%
Citrix
England

For the 6 months to 24 September 2018, IT jobs citing Citrix 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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Citrix.

1 172 (69.92%) VMware
2 161 (65.45%) Windows
3 135 (54.88%) VMware Infrastructure
4 121 (49.19%) Microsoft
5 120 (48.78%) Active Directory
6 96 (39.02%) Windows Server
7 90 (36.59%) Firewall
8 86 (34.96%) Hyper-V
9 83 (33.74%) Data Centre
9 83 (33.74%) Cisco
10 82 (33.33%) NetApp
11 70 (28.46%) Office 365
12 69 (28.05%) Microsoft Azure
13 67 (27.24%) ITIL
14 63 (25.61%) Microsoft Certification
15 60 (24.39%) Presales
16 58 (23.58%) Infrastructure Engineering
17 54 (21.95%) Windows Server 2012
18 53 (21.54%) Service Delivery
18 53 (21.54%) MS Exchange
19 51 (20.73%) Project Management
19 51 (20.73%) Self-Motivation
20 50 (20.33%) XenApp
21 49 (19.92%) MCP
22 48 (19.51%) Windows Server 2008
23 47 (19.11%) MCSE
24 46 (18.70%) WAN
25 43 (17.48%) SQL Server
25 43 (17.48%) Amazon AWS
25 43 (17.48%) vSphere

Citrix
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 53 (21.54%) MS Exchange
2 26 (10.57%) Exchange Server 2010
3 16 (6.50%) SharePoint
4 14 (5.69%) Exchange Server 2003
5 11 (4.47%) IIS
6 8 (3.25%) Apache
7 7 (2.85%) Skype for Business
8 2 (0.81%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 2 (0.81%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (0.81%) MQSeries
8 2 (0.81%) WebLogic
8 2 (0.81%) WebSphere
8 2 (0.81%) WebSphere Application Server
9 1 (0.41%) JBoss
Applications
1 18 (7.32%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (1.63%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.41%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.41%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (0.81%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.41%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.41%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 70 (28.46%) Office 365
2 69 (28.05%) Microsoft Azure
3 43 (17.48%) Amazon AWS
4 20 (8.13%) IaaS
5 19 (7.72%) PaaS
6 4 (1.63%) SaaS
7 3 (1.22%) Yammer
8 2 (0.81%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 90 (36.59%) Firewall
2 46 (18.70%) WAN
3 35 (14.23%) LAN
4 34 (13.82%) SAN
5 30 (12.20%) DNS
6 26 (10.57%) Network Security
7 25 (10.16%) VPN
8 24 (9.76%) Remote Desktop
9 23 (9.35%) TCP/IP
10 20 (8.13%) DHCP
11 19 (7.72%) NetScaler
12 15 (6.10%) VLAN
13 8 (3.25%) DDNS
13 8 (3.25%) IPsec
13 8 (3.25%) IPv6
13 8 (3.25%) NAS
13 8 (3.25%) Skype
13 8 (3.25%) Spanning Tree
13 8 (3.25%) VSAN
13 8 (3.25%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (17.48%) SQL Server
2 11 (4.47%) MySQL
3 7 (2.85%) SQL Server 2012
3 7 (2.85%) SQL Server 2016
4 2 (0.81%) DB2
5 1 (0.41%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.41%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.41%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 2 (0.81%) LoadRunner
General
1 18 (7.32%) Publishing
2 10 (4.07%) Finance
3 5 (2.03%) Legal
4 2 (0.81%) Law
5 1 (0.41%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.41%) French Language
5 1 (0.41%) Games
5 1 (0.41%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.41%) Retail
5 1 (0.41%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 62 (25.20%) Architect
2 46 (18.70%) Analyst
3 38 (15.45%) Technical Architect
4 36 (14.63%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 22 (8.94%) IT Analyst
5 22 (8.94%) Solutions Architect
5 22 (8.94%) Support Engineer
6 21 (8.54%) Support Analyst
7 19 (7.72%) IT Support
8 18 (7.32%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
9 16 (6.50%) Technical Engineer
10 15 (6.10%) Desktop Support
10 15 (6.10%) IT Support Analyst
11 14 (5.69%) Infrastructure Specialist
12 13 (5.28%) IT Engineer
13 12 (4.88%) Desktop Engineer
13 12 (4.88%) Desktop Support Engineer
13 12 (4.88%) Technical Specialist
14 11 (4.47%) Citrix Technical Specialist
14 11 (4.47%) Virtualisation Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.22%) COM
2 2 (0.81%) IBM Integration Bus
3 1 (0.41%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 83 (33.74%) Data Centre
2 51 (20.73%) Self-Motivation
3 32 (13.01%) Computer Science
4 22 (8.94%) Management Information System
5 19 (7.72%) CMDB
6 16 (6.50%) Analytical Skills
6 16 (6.50%) Public Cloud
7 13 (5.28%) Clustering
8 9 (3.66%) Fat Client
8 9 (3.66%) Thin Client
9 8 (3.25%) HP StoreVirtual
10 5 (2.03%) Hybrid Cloud
10 5 (2.03%) Virtual Team
11 3 (1.22%) Video Conferencing
12 2 (0.81%) DataPower
13 1 (0.41%) Enterprise Storage
13 1 (0.41%) IBM Mainframe
13 1 (0.41%) iPad
13 1 (0.41%) Mainframe
13 1 (0.41%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 161 (65.45%) Windows
2 96 (39.02%) Windows Server
3 54 (21.95%) Windows Server 2012
4 48 (19.51%) Windows Server 2008
5 37 (15.04%) Linux
6 31 (12.60%) Windows 10
7 30 (12.20%) Windows 7
8 29 (11.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 25 (10.16%) Windows Server 2003
10 6 (2.44%) Windows 8
11 4 (1.63%) Windows XP
12 1 (0.41%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (27.24%) ITIL
2 60 (24.39%) Presales
3 58 (23.58%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 53 (21.54%) Service Delivery
5 51 (20.73%) Project Management
6 41 (16.67%) Service Management
7 36 (14.63%) Continuous Improvement
7 36 (14.63%) ITSM
8 34 (13.82%) Server Virtualisation
9 32 (13.01%) Line Management
9 32 (13.01%) Software Engineering
10 28 (11.38%) Data Protection
10 28 (11.38%) PRINCE2
11 27 (10.98%) Due Diligence
11 27 (10.98%) Incident Management
11 27 (10.98%) ITIL V3
11 27 (10.98%) Technical Architecture
12 25 (10.16%) Customer Requirements
13 23 (9.35%) Information Security
14 21 (8.54%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 36 (14.63%) SQL
2 25 (10.16%) PowerShell
3 19 (7.72%) Bash Shell
4 6 (2.44%) Python
5 3 (1.22%) VB
5 3 (1.22%) VBScript
6 2 (0.81%) Java
7 1 (0.41%) C
7 1 (0.41%) Perl
Qualifications
1 63 (25.61%) Microsoft Certification
2 49 (19.92%) MCP
3 47 (19.11%) MCSE
4 40 (16.26%) Degree
5 32 (13.01%) Computer Science Degree
6 25 (10.16%) MCSA
7 23 (9.35%) Security Cleared
8 22 (8.94%) CISSP
9 19 (7.72%) ISEB
10 18 (7.32%) CEH
10 18 (7.32%) CompTIA Security+
10 18 (7.32%) PMI Certification
10 18 (7.32%) PMP
11 14 (5.69%) ITIL Certification
12 11 (4.47%) Cisco Certification
13 10 (4.07%) CCNP
14 9 (3.66%) Citrix Certification
15 8 (3.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 6 (2.44%) HNC
17 4 (1.63%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (15.85%) SLA
2 28 (11.38%) GDPR
3 19 (7.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 18 (7.32%) GPG13
5 4 (1.63%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.81%) QA
7 1 (0.41%) COBIT
7 1 (0.41%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 135 (54.88%) VMware Infrastructure
2 120 (48.78%) Active Directory
3 86 (34.96%) Hyper-V
4 50 (20.33%) XenApp
5 43 (17.48%) vSphere
6 39 (15.85%) XenDesktop
7 28 (11.38%) VMware ESXi
8 16 (6.50%) Microsoft App-V
9 9 (3.66%) VMware NSX
10 8 (3.25%) Forefront TMG
10 8 (3.25%) Terminal Services
11 6 (2.44%) Virtual Machines
12 4 (1.63%) XenServer
13 1 (0.41%) Squid
13 1 (0.41%) Virtual Servers
13 1 (0.41%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 26 (10.57%) SCVMM
2 18 (7.32%) SCCM
3 13 (5.28%) vCenter Server
3 13 (5.28%) vMotion
4 8 (3.25%) Backup Exec
5 7 (2.85%) SCOM
6 6 (2.44%) Microsoft Intune
7 5 (2.03%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 4 (1.63%) WSUS
9 2 (0.81%) AirWatch
9 2 (0.81%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 2 (0.81%) HP Quality Center
9 2 (0.81%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
9 2 (0.81%) NetBackup
9 2 (0.81%) SCOrch
10 1 (0.41%) Cisco UCCE
10 1 (0.41%) Cisco UCCX
10 1 (0.41%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 172 (69.92%) VMware
2 121 (49.19%) Microsoft
3 83 (33.74%) Cisco
4 82 (33.33%) NetApp
5 41 (16.67%) HP
6 39 (15.85%) CheckPoint
7 30 (12.20%) Red Hat
8 23 (9.35%) EMC
9 18 (7.32%) Dell
10 15 (6.10%) Ivanti
11 14 (5.69%) Adobe
12 13 (5.28%) SolarWinds
13 11 (4.47%) 3PAR
14 10 (4.07%) BMC
14 10 (4.07%) Juniper
15 9 (3.66%) Dell Compellent
15 9 (3.66%) F5
16 8 (3.25%) Brocade
16 8 (3.25%) IBM
16 8 (3.25%) SonicWALL