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 30 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Citrix XenApp
Rank 187 167 206
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +39
Permanent jobs citing XenApp 52 83 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.81% 1.18% 0.60%
As % of the System Software category 8.33% 11.94% 7.80%
Number of salaries quoted 27 72 39
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -
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
624 695 577
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 9.70% 9.86% 7.69%
Number of salaries quoted 499 579 467
Average salary £35,750 £34,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.14% -9.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £21,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +1.33%

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 30 June 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 30 June 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 -4 38 £37,500 +7.91% 10
Merseyside +11 5 £50,000 +25.00% 3
Cheshire -33 5 £34,500 -13.75% 5
Lancashire -16 3 £42,500 +13.33%
XenApp
England

XenApp
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 30 June 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.

1 114 (98.28%) Citrix
2 97 (83.62%) Windows
3 91 (78.45%) VMware
4 80 (68.97%) XenDesktop
5 62 (53.45%) VMware Infrastructure
6 60 (51.72%) Microsoft
7 54 (46.55%) Active Directory
8 45 (38.79%) MS Exchange
8 45 (38.79%) Windows Server 2008
9 40 (34.48%) Windows 7
10 39 (33.62%) XenServer
11 37 (31.90%) Exchange Server 2010
11 37 (31.90%) Windows Server 2003
12 36 (31.03%) Citrix Certification
13 35 (30.17%) SAN
14 34 (29.31%) Microsoft App-V
15 33 (28.45%) CCA
16 30 (25.86%) Microsoft Certification
16 30 (25.86%) ITIL
16 30 (25.86%) Windows Server 2012
17 28 (24.14%) AppSense
18 27 (23.28%) DHCP
18 27 (23.28%) DNS
18 27 (23.28%) Hyper-V
19 26 (22.41%) vSphere
19 26 (22.41%) NetApp
20 24 (20.69%) Clustering
20 24 (20.69%) Exchange Server 2013
21 23 (19.83%) CCEE
21 23 (19.83%) MS Excel

XenApp
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 45 (38.79%) MS Exchange
2 37 (31.90%) Exchange Server 2010
3 24 (20.69%) Exchange Server 2013
4 13 (11.21%) Exchange Server 2003
5 11 (9.48%) Exchange Server 2007
6 9 (7.76%) IIS
7 7 (6.03%) Lync
8 5 (4.31%) SharePoint
9 3 (2.59%) OpenEdge
10 2 (1.72%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 2 (1.72%) Apache
11 1 (0.86%) Office Communications Server
11 1 (0.86%) Exchange Server 2000
11 1 (0.86%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 23 (19.83%) MS Excel
2 14 (12.07%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.86%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 7 (6.03%) Office 365
2 2 (1.72%) IBM PureFlex
3 1 (0.86%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 35 (30.17%) SAN
2 27 (23.28%) DNS
2 27 (23.28%) DHCP
3 19 (16.38%) WAN
3 19 (16.38%) LAN
4 14 (12.07%) Firewall
5 12 (10.34%) NetScaler
6 11 (9.48%) VPN
7 10 (8.62%) Wireless
8 9 (7.76%) VoIP
9 8 (6.90%) TCP/IP
10 7 (6.03%) Cisco ASA
10 7 (6.03%) NAS
11 6 (5.17%) iSCSI
12 5 (4.31%) Cisco Nexus
12 5 (4.31%) HTTP
13 4 (3.45%) Wi-Fi
13 4 (3.45%) MPLS
14 3 (2.59%) DSL
14 3 (2.59%) H.323
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (18.10%) SQL Server
2 9 (7.76%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (6.03%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (1.72%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.86%) MySQL
5 1 (0.86%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 1 (0.86%) MSI
1 1 (0.86%) InstallShield
General
1 10 (8.62%) Publishing
2 9 (7.76%) Finance
3 5 (4.31%) Legal
4 4 (3.45%) Telecoms
5 3 (2.59%) Law
6 2 (1.72%) Advertising
6 2 (1.72%) Billing
Job Titles
1 33 (28.45%) Architect
2 24 (20.69%) Citrix Architect
3 18 (15.52%) Consultant
4 17 (14.66%) Support Engineer
5 16 (13.79%) 3rd Line Support
6 15 (12.93%) Analyst
7 11 (9.48%) Citrix Consultant
8 9 (7.76%) Systems Engineer
8 9 (7.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 8 (6.90%) 2nd Line Support
9 8 (6.90%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
10 6 (5.17%) Citrix Engineer
10 6 (5.17%) Support Analyst
11 5 (4.31%) Senior Consultant
11 5 (4.31%) Implementation Engineer
11 5 (4.31%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
11 5 (4.31%) Senior Architect
12 4 (3.45%) Lead Systems Engineer
12 4 (3.45%) IT Support
12 4 (3.45%) Desktop Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.86%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 24 (20.69%) Clustering
2 16 (13.79%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (9.48%) Data Centre
4 10 (8.62%) Client/Server
5 6 (5.17%) Thin Client
5 6 (5.17%) Blackberry
5 6 (5.17%) Fat Client
6 5 (4.31%) Management Information System
7 3 (2.59%) HP StoreVirtual
7 3 (2.59%) FlexPod
7 3 (2.59%) Computer Science
8 2 (1.72%) SecurID
9 1 (0.86%) Statistics
9 1 (0.86%) Social Media
9 1 (0.86%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 97 (83.62%) Windows
2 45 (38.79%) Windows Server 2008
3 40 (34.48%) Windows 7
4 37 (31.90%) Windows Server 2003
5 30 (25.86%) Windows Server 2012
6 11 (9.48%) Linux
6 11 (9.48%) Windows XP
7 9 (7.76%) Windows 8
8 3 (2.59%) Mac OS X
8 3 (2.59%) Windows Mobile
8 3 (2.59%) UNIX
8 3 (2.59%) Android
9 2 (1.72%) Windows Vista
9 2 (1.72%) Solaris
10 1 (0.86%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (25.86%) ITIL
2 7 (6.03%) Migration
3 6 (5.17%) Business Continuity
3 6 (5.17%) Disaster Recovery
3 6 (5.17%) Project Management
3 6 (5.17%) Kalman Filter
4 5 (4.31%) Service Delivery
4 5 (4.31%) PRINCE2
5 4 (3.45%) Problem Management
5 4 (3.45%) Asset Management
5 4 (3.45%) Security Patching
5 4 (3.45%) Root Cause Analysis
6 3 (2.59%) Vulnerability Management
6 3 (2.59%) Time Management
6 3 (2.59%) Network Monitoring
6 3 (2.59%) Mentoring
6 3 (2.59%) Service Management
7 2 (1.72%) Change Management
7 2 (1.72%) PRINCE
7 2 (1.72%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (15.52%) SQL
2 16 (13.79%) PowerShell
3 11 (9.48%) VB
4 9 (7.76%) VBScript
5 2 (1.72%) C#
5 2 (1.72%) Java
5 2 (1.72%) PHP
Qualifications
1 36 (31.03%) Citrix Certification
2 33 (28.45%) CCA
3 30 (25.86%) Microsoft Certification
4 23 (19.83%) CCEE
5 20 (17.24%) MCITP
5 20 (17.24%) MCSE
6 18 (15.52%) Security Cleared
7 17 (14.66%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 13 (11.21%) Degree
9 12 (10.34%) SC Cleared
10 11 (9.48%) CCNA
10 11 (9.48%) Cisco Certification
10 11 (9.48%) CCIA
11 7 (6.03%) NCDA
12 6 (5.17%) MCSA
13 4 (3.45%) CCAA
13 4 (3.45%) MCTS
14 3 (2.59%) CCNP
14 3 (2.59%) MCP
14 3 (2.59%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.45%) SLA
System Software
1 80 (68.97%) XenDesktop
2 62 (53.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 54 (46.55%) Active Directory
4 39 (33.62%) XenServer
5 34 (29.31%) Microsoft App-V
6 27 (23.28%) Hyper-V
7 26 (22.41%) vSphere
8 8 (6.90%) VMware ESXi
9 6 (5.17%) VMware ESX
10 4 (3.45%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 12 (10.34%) SCCM
2 8 (6.90%) WSUS
3 6 (5.17%) XenMobile
4 3 (2.59%) SCOM
5 2 (1.72%) MAILsweeper
6 1 (0.86%) Backup Exec
6 1 (0.86%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 1 (0.86%) SnapMirror
6 1 (0.86%) SnapVault
Vendors
1 114 (98.28%) Citrix
2 91 (78.45%) VMware
3 60 (51.72%) Microsoft
4 28 (24.14%) AppSense
5 26 (22.41%) NetApp
6 21 (18.10%) Cisco
7 20 (17.24%) HP
8 8 (6.90%) Dell
8 8 (6.90%) IBM
9 6 (5.17%) Meraki
10 5 (4.31%) Veeam
10 5 (4.31%) Symantec
11 4 (3.45%) Avaya
11 4 (3.45%) MobileIron
12 3 (2.59%) Sage
12 3 (2.59%) Riverbed
12 3 (2.59%) McAfee
12 3 (2.59%) Sophos
12 3 (2.59%) Toshiba
12 3 (2.59%) BT
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