Period
to 17 November 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 17 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Citrix XenApp
UK > England
6 months to
17 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 471 451 434
Rank change year-on-year -20 -17 -38
Permanent jobs citing XenApp 931 1,102 1,272
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.62% 0.65% 0.71%
As % of the System Software category 4.02% 5.03% 5.71%
Number of salaries quoted 773 823 1,142
England median annual salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.45% +2.35% +6.25%
10th Percentile £25,000 £28,500 £27,000
90th Percentile £68,750 £67,500 £61,250
UK median annual salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +3.45% +2.35% +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 23,131 21,902 22,279
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 15.35% 12.96% 12.42%
Number of salaries quoted 18,924 18,458 18,852
England median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £25,000 £23,750 £23,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £75,000 £72,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +11.11% +5.88% +6.25%

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 17 November 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 17 November 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 -44 446 £50,000 - 45
North of England +36 154 £42,500 +21.43% 29
South East +18 119 £42,500 +8.97% 14
East of England +54 96 £41,250 -17.50% 16
North West +37 91 £31,250 -26.47% 13
Midlands +10 68 £47,500 +31.94% 11
Yorkshire +34 62 £47,500 +35.71% 15
West Midlands +40 57 £50,000 +36.99% 7
South West +9 42 £32,905 -3.22% 13
East Midlands -2 11 £36,250 +3.57% 4
North East -30 1 £30,000 -14.29% 1
XenApp
UK

For the 6 months to 17 November 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.

1 893 (95.92%) Citrix
2 802 (86.14%) Windows
3 670 (71.97%) Active Directory
4 632 (67.88%) VMware
5 627 (67.35%) Microsoft
6 506 (54.35%) XenDesktop
7 492 (52.85%) Windows Server
8 383 (41.14%) VMware Infrastructure
9 351 (37.70%) Office 365
10 307 (32.98%) Windows Server 2008
11 285 (30.61%) MS Exchange
12 279 (29.97%) ITIL
13 268 (28.79%) Windows 10
14 265 (28.46%) Windows Server 2012
14 265 (28.46%) SCCM
15 237 (25.46%) Microsoft Azure
16 228 (24.49%) Windows 7
16 228 (24.49%) DNS
17 223 (23.95%) PowerShell
17 223 (23.95%) Infrastructure Engineering
18 219 (23.52%) Hyper-V
19 208 (22.34%) Cisco
20 206 (22.13%) NetScaler
21 192 (20.62%) DHCP
22 190 (20.41%) SAN
23 179 (19.23%) Firewall
24 173 (18.58%) Finance
25 165 (17.72%) Microsoft Certification
26 159 (17.08%) VMware ESXi
27 148 (15.90%) vSphere

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
1 285 (30.61%) MS Exchange
2 144 (15.47%) Exchange Server 2010
3 110 (11.82%) Exchange Server 2013
4 71 (7.63%) Skype for Business
5 70 (7.52%) SharePoint
6 41 (4.40%) Exchange Server 2003
7 37 (3.97%) IIS
8 17 (1.83%) Exchange Server 2007
9 7 (0.75%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 7 (0.75%) OpenStack
10 6 (0.64%) Tomcat
11 5 (0.54%) Apache
12 4 (0.43%) Elasticsearch
13 3 (0.32%) IBM Notes
13 3 (0.32%) JBoss
13 3 (0.32%) WordPress
14 2 (0.21%) CMS
14 2 (0.21%) Kentico
14 2 (0.21%) SAS
14 2 (0.21%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 128 (13.75%) Microsoft Office
2 24 (2.58%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 9 (0.97%) Infor SunSystems
1 9 (0.97%) ReMetrica
2 8 (0.86%) Remedy ITSM
3 4 (0.43%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (0.32%) Unit4 Business World
5 2 (0.21%) Dynamics GP
5 2 (0.21%) Dynamics NAV
5 2 (0.21%) Lawson
5 2 (0.21%) Oracle Financials
6 1 (0.11%) Aareon QL
6 1 (0.11%) Academy Housing
6 1 (0.11%) assyst
6 1 (0.11%) Maximo
6 1 (0.11%) MIS ActiveH
6 1 (0.11%) Northgate Housing
6 1 (0.11%) OPENHousing
6 1 (0.11%) Orchard Housing
Cloud Services
1 351 (37.70%) Office 365
2 237 (25.46%) Microsoft Azure
3 110 (11.82%) Amazon AWS
4 35 (3.76%) OneDrive
5 33 (3.54%) IaaS
6 29 (3.11%) Azure Active Directory
7 20 (2.15%) PaaS
8 12 (1.29%) Yammer
9 8 (0.86%) Adobe Creative Cloud
9 8 (0.86%) Mimecast
10 6 (0.64%) Google Cloud Platform
11 4 (0.43%) SaaS
12 2 (0.21%) Azure Functions
12 2 (0.21%) Azure Machine Learning
12 2 (0.21%) G Suite
12 2 (0.21%) OpenDNS
12 2 (0.21%) Serverless
13 1 (0.11%) Cloud Computing
13 1 (0.11%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 228 (24.49%) DNS
2 206 (22.13%) NetScaler
3 192 (20.62%) DHCP
4 190 (20.41%) SAN
5 179 (19.23%) Firewall
6 115 (12.35%) WAN
7 106 (11.39%) TCP/IP
8 101 (10.85%) LAN
9 82 (8.81%) VPN
10 58 (6.23%) Skype
11 54 (5.80%) VLAN
12 53 (5.69%) Remote Desktop
13 43 (4.62%) VoIP
14 42 (4.51%) NAS
15 29 (3.11%) VSAN
16 28 (3.01%) Internet
17 24 (2.58%) Wi-Fi
18 22 (2.36%) Wireless
19 21 (2.26%) Cisco ASA
19 21 (2.26%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 134 (14.39%) SQL Server
2 45 (4.83%) SQL Server 2008
3 35 (3.76%) SQL Server 2016
4 34 (3.65%) SQL Server 2012
5 25 (2.69%) SQL Server 2005
6 24 (2.58%) SQL Server 2014
7 6 (0.64%) Azure SQL Database
8 4 (0.43%) MySQL
8 4 (0.43%) PostgreSQL
9 3 (0.32%) Amazon RDS
9 3 (0.32%) Data Lake
9 3 (0.32%) Hadoop
9 3 (0.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 3 (0.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 2 (0.21%) Oracle Reports
10 2 (0.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 1 (0.11%) BusinessObjects
11 1 (0.11%) Crystal Reports
11 1 (0.11%) Oracle Database 10g
11 1 (0.11%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 8 (0.86%) Sonatype Nexus
2 6 (0.64%) Git (software)
3 4 (0.43%) Jenkins
4 3 (0.32%) MSI
4 3 (0.32%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 2 (0.21%) GitLab
5 2 (0.21%) Hudson
5 2 (0.21%) Octopus Deploy
5 2 (0.21%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.11%) InstallShield
General
1 173 (18.58%) Finance
2 36 (3.87%) Telecoms
3 26 (2.79%) Back Office
4 25 (2.69%) Retail
5 24 (2.58%) Banking
6 23 (2.47%) Legal
7 21 (2.26%) Law
8 9 (0.97%) Publishing
9 7 (0.75%) Marketing
10 5 (0.54%) Advertising
10 5 (0.54%) Automotive
10 5 (0.54%) Investment Banking
11 4 (0.43%) Corporate Banking
11 4 (0.43%) Local Government
11 4 (0.43%) Manufacturing
11 4 (0.43%) Online Betting
12 3 (0.32%) Billing
12 3 (0.32%) Financial Institution
13 2 (0.21%) Games
13 2 (0.21%) Military
Job Titles
1 196 (21.05%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 147 (15.79%) Citrix Engineer
3 137 (14.72%) Support Engineer
4 120 (12.89%) Analyst
5 93 (9.99%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 81 (8.70%) IT Support
7 73 (7.84%) IT Engineer
8 70 (7.52%) 3rd Line Support
9 66 (7.09%) Desktop Support
10 63 (6.77%) 2nd Line Support
11 60 (6.44%) Citrix Infrastructure Engineer
12 54 (5.80%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
13 49 (5.26%) Citrix Support
14 48 (5.16%) Support Analyst
15 47 (5.05%) Systems Engineer
16 46 (4.94%) Infrastructure Analyst
17 44 (4.73%) VMware Engineer
18 43 (4.62%) 2nd Line Engineer
18 43 (4.62%) Consultant
19 39 (4.19%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (3.87%) Web Services
2 14 (1.50%) LDAP
3 10 (1.07%) Flash
4 7 (0.75%) X-Windows
5 6 (0.64%) .NET
5 6 (0.64%) JSON
6 5 (0.54%) ADSI
6 5 (0.54%) SAML
6 5 (0.54%) Software Packaging
7 4 (0.43%) FIX Protocol
8 3 (0.32%) LAPP Stack
8 3 (0.32%) Node.js
9 2 (0.21%) 802.1X
9 2 (0.21%) ASP.NET
9 2 (0.21%) COM
10 1 (0.11%) HTML
10 1 (0.11%) Middleware
10 1 (0.11%) Web Services Management
10 1 (0.11%) WSH
10 1 (0.11%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 88 (9.45%) Analytical Skills
2 83 (8.92%) Data Centre
3 70 (7.52%) Self-Motivation
4 56 (6.02%) Fat Client
4 56 (6.02%) Thin Client
5 36 (3.87%) Clustering
6 24 (2.58%) PKI
7 23 (2.47%) Management Information System
8 22 (2.36%) Replication
9 20 (2.15%) Video Conferencing
10 17 (1.83%) Computer Science
10 17 (1.83%) Driving Licence
10 17 (1.83%) User Experience
11 16 (1.72%) Virtual Team
12 14 (1.50%) Blackberry
13 12 (1.29%) Public Cloud
14 8 (0.86%) HP StoreVirtual
14 8 (0.86%) NHS
15 6 (0.64%) EMC VMAX
15 6 (0.64%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 802 (86.14%) Windows
2 492 (52.85%) Windows Server
3 307 (32.98%) Windows Server 2008
4 268 (28.79%) Windows 10
5 265 (28.46%) Windows Server 2012
6 228 (24.49%) Windows 7
7 105 (11.28%) Linux
8 79 (8.49%) Windows Server 2003
9 78 (8.38%) Windows 8
10 36 (3.87%) Unix
11 24 (2.58%) Mac OS
12 22 (2.36%) Windows XP
13 20 (2.15%) Apple iOS
14 17 (1.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 15 (1.61%) Windows 2000 Server
16 14 (1.50%) Android
17 4 (0.43%) AIX
18 3 (0.32%) Solaris
19 2 (0.21%) CentOS
19 2 (0.21%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 279 (29.97%) ITIL
2 223 (23.95%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 105 (11.28%) Problem-Solving
4 84 (9.02%) Service Delivery
5 81 (8.70%) Migration
6 70 (7.52%) Project Management
7 64 (6.87%) Presales
8 62 (6.66%) Continuous Improvement
9 55 (5.91%) Application Packaging
10 54 (5.80%) Disaster Recovery
11 50 (5.37%) Root Cause Analysis
12 49 (5.26%) High Availability
13 45 (4.83%) Agile Software Development
14 42 (4.51%) Problem Management
14 42 (4.51%) Service Management
15 40 (4.30%) ITIL V3
16 39 (4.19%) Patch Management
17 38 (4.08%) Incident Management
18 35 (3.76%) DevOps
18 35 (3.76%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 223 (23.95%) PowerShell
2 147 (15.79%) SQL
3 31 (3.33%) Bash Shell
4 28 (3.01%) Python
5 21 (2.26%) VBScript
6 9 (0.97%) C
7 7 (0.75%) Perl
7 7 (0.75%) VB
8 6 (0.64%) C#
8 6 (0.64%) Korn
8 6 (0.64%) Ruby
9 5 (0.54%) Java
10 4 (0.43%) VBA
11 1 (0.11%) AppleScript
11 1 (0.11%) JavaScript
11 1 (0.11%) PHP
Qualifications
1 165 (17.72%) Microsoft Certification
2 119 (12.78%) MCSE
3 90 (9.67%) Citrix Certification
4 77 (8.27%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 67 (7.20%) Degree
6 59 (6.34%) Cisco Certification
7 44 (4.73%) CCNA
8 42 (4.51%) CCA
9 40 (4.30%) MCSA
10 34 (3.65%) ITIL Certification
11 26 (2.79%) Security Cleared
12 25 (2.69%) MCP
13 23 (2.47%) MCITP
14 22 (2.36%) CCNP
15 12 (1.29%) DV Cleared
16 10 (1.07%) Computer Science Degree
16 10 (1.07%) MCDST
17 8 (0.86%) CCAA
17 8 (0.86%) CCIE
17 8 (0.86%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 87 (9.34%) SLA
2 21 (2.26%) GDPR
3 5 (0.54%) COBIT
3 5 (0.54%) QA
4 4 (0.43%) PMBOK
5 2 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.21%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 670 (71.97%) Active Directory
2 506 (54.35%) XenDesktop
3 383 (41.14%) VMware Infrastructure
4 219 (23.52%) Hyper-V
5 159 (17.08%) VMware ESXi
6 148 (15.90%) vSphere
7 117 (12.57%) Microsoft App-V
8 76 (8.16%) XenServer
9 38 (4.08%) Virtual Machines
10 36 (3.87%) Virtual Desktop
11 31 (3.33%) Terminal Services
12 25 (2.69%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 17 (1.83%) DFS Replication
13 17 (1.83%) VMware Workstation
14 16 (1.72%) BitLocker
14 16 (1.72%) Firmware
15 14 (1.50%) VMware NSX
16 13 (1.40%) Docker
17 11 (1.18%) Forefront TMG
18 8 (0.86%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 265 (28.46%) SCCM
2 64 (6.87%) SCOM
3 58 (6.23%) XenMobile
4 48 (5.16%) Microsoft Intune
5 32 (3.44%) NetBackup
5 32 (3.44%) SCOrch
6 30 (3.22%) WSUS
7 25 (2.69%) Backup Exec
7 25 (2.69%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 23 (2.47%) vCenter Server
9 21 (2.26%) Puppet
10 19 (2.04%) AirWatch
11 18 (1.93%) SCVMM
12 17 (1.83%) Microsoft Clustering
13 14 (1.50%) IBM BigFix
13 14 (1.50%) Norton AntiVirus
14 13 (1.40%) EdgeSight
14 13 (1.40%) SCDPM
15 12 (1.29%) Terraform
16 10 (1.07%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 893 (95.92%) Citrix
2 632 (67.88%) VMware
3 627 (67.35%) Microsoft
4 208 (22.34%) Cisco
5 106 (11.39%) Ivanti
6 101 (10.85%) HP
7 79 (8.49%) Symantec
8 77 (8.27%) NetApp
9 51 (5.48%) Veeam
10 50 (5.37%) Dell
11 41 (4.40%) McAfee
12 37 (3.97%) Apple
13 32 (3.44%) Meraki
14 30 (3.22%) CheckPoint
14 30 (3.22%) EMC
14 30 (3.22%) IBM
15 28 (3.01%) Altiris
16 27 (2.90%) Avaya
17 26 (2.79%) CommVault
17 26 (2.79%) SolarWinds