Period
to 26 May 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England 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 26 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Citrix XenApp
UK > England
6 months to
26 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 481 439 352
Rank change year-on-year -42 -87 -55
Permanent jobs citing XenApp 977 1,056 1,749
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.60% 0.66% 0.93%
As % of the System Software category 4.26% 5.23% 7.40%
Number of salaries quoted 775 901 1,549
England median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £28,000 £25,750 £27,000
90th Percentile £66,250 £66,250 £63,750
UK median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%

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 England with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 22,930 20,176 23,635
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 14.10% 12.55% 12.52%
Number of salaries quoted 18,687 16,996 20,136
England median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.76% +2.41% +3.75%
10th Percentile £25,000 £24,000 £23,000
90th Percentile £80,000 £75,000 £70,000
UK median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year +11.76% +3.66% +2.50%

XenApp
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for XenApp in England

XenApp
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for XenApp in England

XenApp
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing XenApp in England over the 6 months to 26 May 2018.

Salary histogram for XenApp in England

XenApp
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing XenApp within the England region over the 6 months to 26 May 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
London -79 429 £50,000 +9.89% 35
South East -31 154 £40,000 -6.81% 18
Midlands +102 139 £37,500 -6.25% 8
North of England -51 123 £43,000 +14.67% 22
West Midlands +80 110 £40,000 - 5
East of England +26 85 £42,500 - 14
Yorkshire +11 68 £44,500 +15.58% 4
North West -35 51 £37,000 +13.85% 17
South West -18 45 £35,000 +1.45% 7
East Midlands +20 29 £34,000 -2.86% 3
North East -29 4 £55,000 +30.95% 1
XenApp
UK

For the 6 months to 26 May 2018, IT jobs citing XenApp 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 England region with a requirement for XenApp.

1 947 (96.93%) Citrix
2 795 (81.37%) Windows
3 742 (75.95%) VMware
4 634 (64.89%) Active Directory
5 617 (63.15%) Microsoft
6 553 (56.60%) Windows Server
7 531 (54.35%) VMware Infrastructure
8 523 (53.53%) XenDesktop
9 387 (39.61%) Office 365
10 322 (32.96%) Hyper-V
11 315 (32.24%) MS Exchange
12 283 (28.97%) Microsoft Azure
13 273 (27.94%) Windows Server 2012
14 271 (27.74%) ITIL
15 266 (27.23%) DNS
16 255 (26.10%) Windows Server 2008
17 251 (25.69%) Cisco
17 251 (25.69%) Windows 10
18 240 (24.56%) Firewall
19 230 (23.54%) SAN
20 228 (23.34%) Finance
21 218 (22.31%) DHCP
22 212 (21.70%) SCCM
23 195 (19.96%) Exchange Server 2010
24 186 (19.04%) NetScaler
25 183 (18.73%) Microsoft Certification
26 179 (18.32%) SQL Server
27 172 (17.60%) PowerShell
27 172 (17.60%) VMware ESXi
28 167 (17.09%) WAN

XenApp
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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
1 315 (32.24%) MS Exchange
2 195 (19.96%) Exchange Server 2010
3 133 (13.61%) Exchange Server 2013
4 87 (8.90%) Skype for Business
5 78 (7.98%) SharePoint
6 35 (3.58%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 29 (2.97%) Exchange Server 2003
7 29 (2.97%) IIS
8 28 (2.87%) Exchange Server 2007
9 18 (1.84%) OpenStack
10 7 (0.72%) SharePoint 2010
10 7 (0.72%) SharePoint 2013
11 6 (0.61%) CMS
12 3 (0.31%) Apache
12 3 (0.31%) Confluence
12 3 (0.31%) GroupWise
12 3 (0.31%) SharePoint Server
13 2 (0.20%) JBoss
13 2 (0.20%) Office Communications Server
14 1 (0.10%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
Applications
1 143 (14.64%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (0.72%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (0.72%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 4 (0.41%) AutoCAD
4 2 (0.20%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.10%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.10%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.10%) Revit
5 1 (0.10%) SketchUp
Business Applications
1 9 (0.92%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.51%) Elite 3E
3 3 (0.31%) Remedy ITSM
4 2 (0.20%) Infor SunSystems
4 2 (0.20%) Maximo
4 2 (0.20%) ReMetrica
4 2 (0.20%) Unit4 Business World
5 1 (0.10%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.10%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 387 (39.61%) Office 365
2 283 (28.97%) Microsoft Azure
3 87 (8.90%) Amazon AWS
4 68 (6.96%) Azure Active Directory
5 67 (6.86%) Cloud Computing
6 27 (2.76%) Mimecast
7 26 (2.66%) PaaS
8 23 (2.35%) SaaS
9 21 (2.15%) IaaS
10 5 (0.51%) Yammer
11 4 (0.41%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 3 (0.31%) G Suite
12 3 (0.31%) OneDrive
13 2 (0.20%) Sage Pay
14 1 (0.10%) Adobe Creative Cloud
14 1 (0.10%) Azure Machine Learning
14 1 (0.10%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 266 (27.23%) DNS
2 240 (24.56%) Firewall
3 230 (23.54%) SAN
4 218 (22.31%) DHCP
5 186 (19.04%) NetScaler
6 167 (17.09%) WAN
7 154 (15.76%) TCP/IP
8 147 (15.05%) Remote Desktop
9 128 (13.10%) LAN
10 117 (11.98%) VPN
11 72 (7.37%) Network Security
11 72 (7.37%) Skype
12 56 (5.73%) Cisco ASA
13 48 (4.91%) NAS
14 47 (4.81%) iSCSI
15 41 (4.20%) VoIP
16 36 (3.68%) VLAN
17 32 (3.28%) Cisco IOS
18 30 (3.07%) Fibre Channel
19 29 (2.97%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 179 (18.32%) SQL Server
2 45 (4.61%) SQL Server 2005
3 39 (3.99%) SQL Server 2008
4 24 (2.46%) SQL Server 2014
5 22 (2.25%) SQL Server 2012
6 14 (1.43%) MySQL
6 14 (1.43%) SQL Server 2016
7 11 (1.13%) Amazon RDS
7 11 (1.13%) Data Warehouse
8 9 (0.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 9 (0.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 8 (0.82%) Blockchain
10 3 (0.31%) Power BI
11 2 (0.20%) QlikView
11 2 (0.20%) Relational Database
12 1 (0.10%) Azure SQL Database
12 1 (0.10%) Big Data
12 1 (0.10%) FileMaker
12 1 (0.10%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 23 (2.35%) Sonatype Nexus
2 4 (0.41%) MSI
3 3 (0.31%) JIRA
4 1 (0.10%) AutoIt
4 1 (0.10%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.10%) Jenkins
General
1 228 (23.34%) Finance
2 68 (6.96%) Legal
3 56 (5.73%) Law
4 37 (3.79%) Retail
5 26 (2.66%) Banking
6 23 (2.35%) Telecoms
7 22 (2.25%) Manufacturing
8 21 (2.15%) Marketing
9 13 (1.33%) Back Office
10 11 (1.13%) Electronics
11 7 (0.72%) Advertising
12 6 (0.61%) Games
12 6 (0.61%) Local Government
13 5 (0.51%) Publishing
14 4 (0.41%) French Language
14 4 (0.41%) Investment Banking
15 3 (0.31%) Financial Institution
15 3 (0.31%) Front Office
16 2 (0.20%) Online Betting
17 1 (0.10%) German Language
Job Titles
1 199 (20.37%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 137 (14.02%) Support Engineer
3 126 (12.90%) Analyst
4 117 (11.98%) Consultant
5 111 (11.36%) Citrix Engineer
6 90 (9.21%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 77 (7.88%) IT Engineer
8 75 (7.68%) 3rd Line Support
9 61 (6.24%) Infrastructure Support
10 58 (5.94%) Support Analyst
11 54 (5.53%) Windows Engineer
12 52 (5.32%) Infrastructure Specialist
13 50 (5.12%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
14 49 (5.02%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
14 49 (5.02%) Citrix Support
14 49 (5.02%) Technical Consultant
15 48 (4.91%) 2nd Line Support
16 42 (4.30%) Architect
16 42 (4.30%) Team Leader
17 41 (4.20%) Infrastructure Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (3.38%) Web Services
2 16 (1.64%) WSH
3 10 (1.02%) X-Windows
4 9 (0.92%) Flash
5 7 (0.72%) Software Packaging
6 3 (0.31%) LDAP
7 2 (0.20%) XML
8 1 (0.10%) .NET
8 1 (0.10%) 802.1X
8 1 (0.10%) JSON
8 1 (0.10%) React Native
8 1 (0.10%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 116 (11.87%) Data Centre
2 79 (8.09%) Self-Motivation
3 64 (6.55%) Computer Science
4 56 (5.73%) Analytical Skills
5 45 (4.61%) User Experience
6 44 (4.50%) Blackberry
7 40 (4.09%) Public Cloud
8 38 (3.89%) Private Cloud
9 35 (3.58%) Fat Client
9 35 (3.58%) Thin Client
10 30 (3.07%) Clustering
11 26 (2.66%) Management Information System
12 23 (2.35%) Replication
12 23 (2.35%) Video Conferencing
13 19 (1.94%) NHS
14 16 (1.64%) EMC VMAX
14 16 (1.64%) Hedge funds
15 14 (1.43%) Driving Licence
16 12 (1.23%) Enterprise Software
16 12 (1.23%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 795 (81.37%) Windows
2 553 (56.60%) Windows Server
3 273 (27.94%) Windows Server 2012
4 255 (26.10%) Windows Server 2008
5 251 (25.69%) Windows 10
6 142 (14.53%) Windows 7
7 98 (10.03%) Linux
8 89 (9.11%) Windows Server 2003
9 62 (6.35%) Windows 8
10 26 (2.66%) Solaris
11 21 (2.15%) Android
11 21 (2.15%) Windows XP
12 17 (1.74%) Unix
13 14 (1.43%) Apple iOS
14 13 (1.33%) Windows 2000 Server
15 11 (1.13%) CentOS
16 5 (0.51%) AIX
16 5 (0.51%) Ubuntu
16 5 (0.51%) Windows NT
16 5 (0.51%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 271 (27.74%) ITIL
2 128 (13.10%) Problem-Solving
3 113 (11.57%) Service Delivery
4 86 (8.80%) Presales
5 84 (8.60%) Migration
6 80 (8.19%) Continuous Improvement
7 73 (7.47%) Disaster Recovery
8 69 (7.06%) Multi-Factor Authentication
9 64 (6.55%) Data Protection
10 58 (5.94%) Customer Requirements
10 58 (5.94%) Root Cause Analysis
11 57 (5.83%) Application Virtualisation
12 54 (5.53%) Project Management
13 53 (5.42%) Desktop Virtualisation
13 53 (5.42%) Mentoring
13 53 (5.42%) Mobile Device Management
14 52 (5.32%) Problem Management
15 43 (4.40%) Change Management
16 31 (3.17%) Product Management
17 30 (3.07%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 172 (17.60%) PowerShell
2 151 (15.46%) SQL
3 27 (2.76%) Python
4 17 (1.74%) VB
5 10 (1.02%) Bash Shell
5 10 (1.02%) VBScript
6 3 (0.31%) Perl
7 1 (0.10%) C++
7 1 (0.10%) Java
7 1 (0.10%) PHP
Qualifications
1 183 (18.73%) Microsoft Certification
2 152 (15.56%) MCSE
3 92 (9.42%) Citrix Certification
4 86 (8.80%) Degree
5 80 (8.19%) Cisco Certification
6 62 (6.35%) CCA
7 55 (5.63%) MCSA
8 53 (5.42%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 48 (4.91%) CCNA
9 48 (4.91%) ITIL Certification
10 47 (4.81%) Computer Science Degree
10 47 (4.81%) MCITP
11 40 (4.09%) CCNP
12 32 (3.28%) MCP
13 23 (2.35%) CCIE
14 18 (1.84%) Security Cleared
15 13 (1.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
16 12 (1.23%) SC Cleared
17 8 (0.82%) CCAA
18 6 (0.61%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 109 (11.16%) SLA
2 20 (2.05%) PMO
3 13 (1.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 9 (0.92%) PCI DSS
5 8 (0.82%) GDPR
6 6 (0.61%) ISO 9001
7 4 (0.41%) QA
8 2 (0.20%) ISAE 3402
9 1 (0.10%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 634 (64.89%) Active Directory
2 531 (54.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 523 (53.53%) XenDesktop
4 322 (32.96%) Hyper-V
5 172 (17.60%) VMware ESXi
6 156 (15.97%) Microsoft App-V
7 151 (15.46%) vSphere
8 110 (11.26%) XenServer
9 63 (6.45%) Virtual Machines
10 62 (6.35%) Virtual Desktop
11 47 (4.81%) Terminal Services
12 30 (3.07%) BitLocker
12 30 (3.07%) VirtualBox
13 18 (1.84%) MetaFrame
14 14 (1.43%) Virtual Servers
15 13 (1.33%) Citrix Presentation Server
16 12 (1.23%) NFS
17 9 (0.92%) Firmware
18 7 (0.72%) Squid
18 7 (0.72%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 212 (21.70%) SCCM
2 78 (7.98%) SCOM
2 78 (7.98%) SCVMM
3 76 (7.78%) Microsoft Intune
4 68 (6.96%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 60 (6.14%) vCenter Server
6 55 (5.63%) Backup Exec
7 52 (5.32%) SCOrch
8 45 (4.61%) SCSM
9 43 (4.40%) SCDPM
10 37 (3.79%) vMotion
11 36 (3.68%) Norton AntiVirus
11 36 (3.68%) XenMobile
12 30 (3.07%) Puppet
13 24 (2.46%) Terraform
14 23 (2.35%) WSUS
15 22 (2.25%) EdgeSight
16 21 (2.15%) FortiGate
17 20 (2.05%) Failover Clustering
17 20 (2.05%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 947 (96.93%) Citrix
2 742 (75.95%) VMware
3 617 (63.15%) Microsoft
4 251 (25.69%) Cisco
5 145 (14.84%) HP
6 85 (8.70%) Ivanti
7 82 (8.39%) NetApp
8 76 (7.78%) Dell
9 64 (6.55%) Veeam
10 59 (6.04%) Symantec
11 51 (5.22%) EMC
12 46 (4.71%) CheckPoint
13 44 (4.50%) Apple
14 43 (4.40%) Google
15 39 (3.99%) CommVault
16 36 (3.68%) Juniper
17 34 (3.48%) F5
18 33 (3.38%) Avaya
18 33 (3.38%) Meraki
19 28 (2.87%) McAfee