Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for XenApp skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited XenApp over the 6 months to 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Citrix XenApp
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 159 128 164
Rank change year-on-year -31 +36 -7
Permanent jobs citing XenApp 19 20 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.62% 0.89% 0.81%
As % of the System Software category 5.79% 7.69% 6.91%
Number of salaries quoted 8 18 24
Cheshire median annual salary £40,000 £32,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +23.08% -18.75% +6.67%
10th Percentile £28,175 £20,600 £30,200
90th Percentile £56,250 £44,500 £44,963
North West median annual salary £42,500 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +21.43% -6.67% +10.29%

XenApp is in the System Software category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
Cheshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 328 260 376
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 10.66% 11.56% 11.66%
Number of salaries quoted 238 230 319
Cheshire median annual salary £34,500 £32,500 £31,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.15% +4.84% -8.82%
10th Percentile £19,000 £18,750 £18,950
90th Percentile £57,325 £48,875 £52,500
North West median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year - +7.14% +4.48%

XenApp
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

Job postings citing XenApp as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cheshire.

Job vacancy trend for XenApp in Cheshire

XenApp
Salary Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing XenApp in Cheshire.

Salary trend for XenApp in Cheshire

XenApp
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing XenApp in Cheshire over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Salary histogram for XenApp in Cheshire

XenApp
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing XenApp within the Cheshire region over the 6 months to 21 November 2017. 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
Warrington +1 12 £35,000 +4.48% 1
Wilmslow +15 2 £52,500 +23.53%
Runcorn -5 1 £27,500 -15.38%
XenApp
North West

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, IT jobs citing XenApp also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Cheshire region with a requirement for XenApp.

1 19 (100.00%) Citrix
2 17 (89.47%) Windows
2 17 (89.47%) VMware
3 16 (84.21%) Windows Server
4 15 (78.95%) Microsoft
5 14 (73.68%) Active Directory
5 14 (73.68%) MS Exchange
5 14 (73.68%) Windows Server 2008
5 14 (73.68%) Hyper-V
6 13 (68.42%) Exchange Server 2013
6 13 (68.42%) Exchange Server 2010
7 11 (57.89%) Disaster Recovery
7 11 (57.89%) DNS
8 9 (47.37%) XenDesktop
9 8 (42.11%) Remote Desktop
9 8 (42.11%) PowerShell
9 8 (42.11%) VPN
9 8 (42.11%) LAN
9 8 (42.11%) WAN
10 7 (36.84%) ITIL
10 7 (36.84%) Veeam
11 6 (31.58%) SCCM
11 6 (31.58%) Windows Server 2012
12 5 (26.32%) Data Centre
12 5 (26.32%) SAN
12 5 (26.32%) Service Delivery
13 4 (21.05%) VMware Infrastructure
13 4 (21.05%) Windows Server 2003
13 4 (21.05%) Presales
13 4 (21.05%) VMware ESXi

XenApp
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire 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 14 (73.68%) MS Exchange
2 13 (68.42%) Exchange Server 2010
2 13 (68.42%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (10.53%) Skype for Business
4 1 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (5.26%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (15.79%) Office 365
2 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (57.89%) DNS
2 8 (42.11%) LAN
2 8 (42.11%) Remote Desktop
2 8 (42.11%) VPN
2 8 (42.11%) WAN
3 5 (26.32%) SAN
4 3 (15.79%) DHCP
5 2 (10.53%) Firewall
6 1 (5.26%) IPsec
6 1 (5.26%) iSCSI
6 1 (5.26%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (5.26%) MSI
General
1 2 (10.53%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 9 (47.37%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 8 (42.11%) VMware Engineer
3 7 (36.84%) Citrix Engineer
4 6 (31.58%) 3rd Line Support
4 6 (31.58%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 6 (31.58%) Citrix Support
4 6 (31.58%) Citrix Support Engineer
4 6 (31.58%) Support Engineer
4 6 (31.58%) VMware Support Engineer
5 5 (26.32%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
5 5 (26.32%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
6 3 (15.79%) Consultant
6 3 (15.79%) Technical Consultant
7 2 (10.53%) 2nd Line Engineer
7 2 (10.53%) Deployment Engineer
7 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Consultant
7 2 (10.53%) Service Desk Engineer
7 2 (10.53%) Software Deployment Engineer
8 1 (5.26%) Citrix Systems Engineer
8 1 (5.26%) SCCM Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (26.32%) Data Centre
2 2 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 17 (89.47%) Windows
2 16 (84.21%) Windows Server
3 14 (73.68%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (31.58%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (21.05%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (15.79%) Windows 10
7 1 (5.26%) Windows 7
7 1 (5.26%) Windows 8
7 1 (5.26%) Windows Vista
7 1 (5.26%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (57.89%) Disaster Recovery
2 7 (36.84%) ITIL
3 5 (26.32%) Service Delivery
4 4 (21.05%) Presales
5 3 (15.79%) Problem Management
5 3 (15.79%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (10.53%) Customer Requirements
6 2 (10.53%) Load Balancing
6 2 (10.53%) Software Deployment
6 2 (10.53%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (5.26%) High Availability
7 1 (5.26%) IT Strategy
7 1 (5.26%) Performance Monitoring
7 1 (5.26%) Software Engineering
7 1 (5.26%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (42.11%) PowerShell
2 3 (15.79%) SQL
2 3 (15.79%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (10.53%) CCA
1 2 (10.53%) Citrix Certification
1 2 (10.53%) MCP
1 2 (10.53%) MCSE
1 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (10.53%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (73.68%) Active Directory
1 14 (73.68%) Hyper-V
2 9 (47.37%) XenDesktop
3 4 (21.05%) VMware ESXi
3 4 (21.05%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (15.79%) Microsoft App-V
4 3 (15.79%) vSphere
5 2 (10.53%) Terminal Services
6 1 (5.26%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 6 (31.58%) SCCM
2 1 (5.26%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 19 (100.00%) Citrix
2 17 (89.47%) VMware
3 15 (78.95%) Microsoft
4 7 (36.84%) Veeam
5 2 (10.53%) Dell
5 2 (10.53%) Dell Compellent
5 2 (10.53%) EqualLogic
5 2 (10.53%) HP
5 2 (10.53%) SonicWALL
6 1 (5.26%) Sophos
6 1 (5.26%) Symantec