The table below looks at the statistics for XenApp skills in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited XenApp over the 3 months to 28 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Citrix XenApp
Rank 208 155 197
Rank change year-on-year
-53 +42
Permanent jobs citing XenApp 43 93 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.65% 1.31% 0.63%
As % of the System Software category 6.52% 13.25% 7.58%
Number of salaries quoted 25 83 38
Average salary £42,500 £33,027 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.68% -22.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £42,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -3.61%
XenApp
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in permanent jobs advertised in the North West region.

System Software Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
660 702 607
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 10.05% 9.86% 8.30%
Number of salaries quoted 511 584 504
Average salary £37,500 £33,027 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.54% -11.92%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -1.31%

XenApp
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing XenApp across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

XenApp Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

XenApp
Salary Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing XenApp across the North West region.

XenApp Salary Trend in the North West

XenApp
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing XenApp across the North West region over the 3 months to 28 July 2015.

XenApp Salary Histogram in the North West

XenApp
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing XenApp within the North West region over the 3 months to 28 July 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -28 32 £37,500 +13.54% 5
Cheshire -15 5 £42,500 +18.88% 3
Merseyside +6 3 £50,000 +21.21% 1
Lancashire -13 3 £42,500 +30.76%
XenApp
England

XenApp
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT jobs across the North West region citing XenApp also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited XenApp.

1 106 (98.15%) Citrix
2 88 (81.48%) Windows
3 85 (78.70%) VMware
4 74 (68.52%) XenDesktop
5 57 (52.78%) Microsoft
6 53 (49.07%) VMware Infrastructure
7 52 (48.15%) Active Directory
8 42 (38.89%) XenServer
9 39 (36.11%) Windows Server 2008
10 38 (35.19%) MS Exchange
11 34 (31.48%) Windows 7
12 32 (29.63%) Microsoft App-V
13 31 (28.70%) Windows Server 2003
13 31 (28.70%) Citrix Certification
13 31 (28.70%) SAN
14 29 (26.85%) Microsoft Certification
14 29 (26.85%) CCA
14 29 (26.85%) AppSense
14 29 (26.85%) Exchange Server 2010
15 27 (25.00%) Hyper-V
15 27 (25.00%) DNS
16 26 (24.07%) Windows Server 2012
17 25 (23.15%) DHCP
18 24 (22.22%) MS Excel
19 23 (21.30%) ITIL
19 23 (21.30%) Clustering
20 22 (20.37%) MCSE
20 22 (20.37%) vSphere
21 21 (19.44%) CCEE
21 21 (19.44%) Exchange Server 2013

XenApp
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT jobs across the North West region citing XenApp also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited XenApp. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 38 (35.19%) MS Exchange
2 29 (26.85%) Exchange Server 2010
3 21 (19.44%) Exchange Server 2013
4 10 (9.26%) Exchange Server 2003
5 8 (7.41%) Exchange Server 2007
5 8 (7.41%) Lync
6 7 (6.48%) IIS
7 6 (5.56%) SharePoint
8 3 (2.78%) OpenEdge
9 2 (1.85%) Apache
9 2 (1.85%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 1 (0.93%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (0.93%) Exchange Server 2000
10 1 (0.93%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 24 (22.22%) MS Excel
2 15 (13.89%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.93%) Sage 200
1 1 (0.93%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (6.48%) Office 365
2 2 (1.85%) IBM PureFlex
2 2 (1.85%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.93%) Amazon S3
3 1 (0.93%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 31 (28.70%) SAN
2 27 (25.00%) DNS
3 25 (23.15%) DHCP
4 16 (14.81%) LAN
4 16 (14.81%) WAN
5 14 (12.96%) Firewall
6 11 (10.19%) NetScaler
7 10 (9.26%) VoIP
7 10 (9.26%) TCP/IP
8 9 (8.33%) VPN
9 8 (7.41%) Wireless
10 7 (6.48%) Cisco ASA
11 6 (5.56%) VLAN
12 5 (4.63%) HTTP
12 5 (4.63%) Cisco Nexus
12 5 (4.63%) iSCSI
12 5 (4.63%) NAS
13 4 (3.70%) MPLS
14 3 (2.78%) Internet
14 3 (2.78%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (18.52%) SQL Server
2 9 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (5.56%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (1.85%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.93%) MS Access
5 1 (0.93%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (0.93%) MSI
1 1 (0.93%) InstallShield
General
1 10 (9.26%) Publishing
2 7 (6.48%) Law
3 6 (5.56%) Telecoms
4 5 (4.63%) Finance
4 5 (4.63%) Legal
5 3 (2.78%) Advertising
6 2 (1.85%) Billing
Job Titles
1 35 (32.41%) Architect
2 24 (22.22%) Citrix Architect
3 17 (15.74%) Consultant
4 14 (12.96%) Support Engineer
5 13 (12.04%) Analyst
6 12 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support
7 11 (10.19%) Citrix Consultant
8 9 (8.33%) Systems Engineer
9 8 (7.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 7 (6.48%) 2nd Line Support
10 7 (6.48%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
11 5 (4.63%) Senior Consultant
11 5 (4.63%) Infrastructure Analyst
11 5 (4.63%) Senior Architect
11 5 (4.63%) Citrix Engineer
11 5 (4.63%) Implementation Engineer
12 4 (3.70%) Lead Systems Engineer
12 4 (3.70%) Enterprise Architect
12 4 (3.70%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
12 4 (3.70%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.85%) Middleware
2 1 (0.93%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 23 (21.30%) Clustering
2 16 (14.81%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (12.04%) Data Centre
4 10 (9.26%) Client/Server
5 6 (5.56%) Fat Client
5 6 (5.56%) Thin Client
6 5 (4.63%) Management Information System
7 4 (3.70%) Blackberry
8 3 (2.78%) FlexPod
8 3 (2.78%) Computer Science
9 2 (1.85%) EMC VNX
10 1 (0.93%) Social Media
10 1 (0.93%) User Experience
10 1 (0.93%) HP StoreVirtual
10 1 (0.93%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 88 (81.48%) Windows
2 39 (36.11%) Windows Server 2008
3 34 (31.48%) Windows 7
4 31 (28.70%) Windows Server 2003
5 26 (24.07%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (7.41%) Linux
7 6 (5.56%) Windows XP
8 5 (4.63%) Windows 8
9 3 (2.78%) UNIX
9 3 (2.78%) Android
10 2 (1.85%) Windows Vista
10 2 (1.85%) Solaris
11 1 (0.93%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.93%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.93%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (21.30%) ITIL
2 10 (9.26%) Migration
3 6 (5.56%) TOGAF
3 6 (5.56%) Root Cause Analysis
3 6 (5.56%) Project Management
4 5 (4.63%) Disaster Recovery
4 5 (4.63%) Mentoring
5 4 (3.70%) Problem Management
5 4 (3.70%) Asset Management
5 4 (3.70%) Coaching
5 4 (3.70%) Kalman Filter
5 4 (3.70%) Security Patching
5 4 (3.70%) Business Continuity
6 3 (2.78%) PRINCE2
6 3 (2.78%) Vulnerability Management
6 3 (2.78%) Network Monitoring
6 3 (2.78%) Time Management
7 2 (1.85%) Data Architecture
7 2 (1.85%) Logistics
7 2 (1.85%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 15 (13.89%) SQL
2 14 (12.96%) PowerShell
3 9 (8.33%) VB
4 7 (6.48%) VBScript
5 2 (1.85%) C#
5 2 (1.85%) Java
5 2 (1.85%) PHP
Qualifications
1 31 (28.70%) Citrix Certification
2 29 (26.85%) Microsoft Certification
2 29 (26.85%) CCA
3 22 (20.37%) MCSE
4 21 (19.44%) CCEE
5 19 (17.59%) Degree
6 18 (16.67%) MCITP
7 16 (14.81%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 16 (14.81%) Security Cleared
8 11 (10.19%) CCNA
8 11 (10.19%) Cisco Certification
9 10 (9.26%) SC Cleared
10 9 (8.33%) CCIA
11 8 (7.41%) MCSA
12 5 (4.63%) NCDA
13 3 (2.78%) CCNP
13 3 (2.78%) MCP
13 3 (2.78%) MCTS
14 2 (1.85%) VCP5
14 2 (1.85%) CCAA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.70%) SLA
2 2 (1.85%) GxP
2 2 (1.85%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 74 (68.52%) XenDesktop
2 53 (49.07%) VMware Infrastructure
3 52 (48.15%) Active Directory
4 42 (38.89%) XenServer
5 32 (29.63%) Microsoft App-V
6 27 (25.00%) Hyper-V
7 22 (20.37%) vSphere
8 10 (9.26%) VMware ESXi
9 8 (7.41%) VMware ESX
10 2 (1.85%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 14 (12.96%) SCCM
2 9 (8.33%) WSUS
3 6 (5.56%) XenMobile
4 3 (2.78%) SCOM
5 1 (0.93%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.93%) SnapMirror
5 1 (0.93%) SnapVault
5 1 (0.93%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 1 (0.93%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 1 (0.93%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 106 (98.15%) Citrix
2 85 (78.70%) VMware
3 57 (52.78%) Microsoft
4 29 (26.85%) AppSense
5 20 (18.52%) NetApp
6 17 (15.74%) Cisco
7 12 (11.11%) HP
8 9 (8.33%) Dell
9 8 (7.41%) IBM
10 5 (4.63%) Veeam
11 4 (3.70%) Meraki
11 4 (3.70%) Avaya
11 4 (3.70%) CheckPoint
11 4 (3.70%) Symantec
12 3 (2.78%) Sage
12 3 (2.78%) Sophos
12 3 (2.78%) Toshiba
12 3 (2.78%) BT
12 3 (2.78%) SAP
12 3 (2.78%) Riverbed
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