Period
to 3 August 2021

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 3 August 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Citrix XenApp
UK > England
6 months to
3 Aug 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 694 465 454
Rank change year-on-year -229 -11 +36
Permanent jobs citing XenApp 255 345 886
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 0.25% 0.56% 0.66%
As % of the System Software category 1.34% 3.08% 3.83%
Number of salaries quoted 211 245 730
10th Percentile £24,250 £31,750 £31,250
25th Percentile £33,000 £37,500 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £40,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year -20.00% +5.26% +4.40%
75th Percentile £50,000 £64,375 £61,250
90th Percentile £58,750 £75,000 £72,500
UK median annual salary £41,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year -17.00% +5.26% +4.97%

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 19,074 11,202 23,142
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 19.01% 18.07% 17.37%
Number of salaries quoted 13,506 9,415 19,287
10th Percentile £29,750 £29,000 £26,000
25th Percentile £40,000 £38,750 £33,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,500 £55,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.55% +10.00% -
75th Percentile £77,500 £73,750 £70,000
90th Percentile £92,500 £88,900 £85,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%

XenApp
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for XenApp in England

XenApp
Salary Trend in England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing XenApp in England.

Salary trend for XenApp in England

XenApp
Salary Histogram in England

Salary distribution for jobs citing XenApp in England over the 6 months to 3 August 2021.

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 3 August 2021. 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 -212 77 £51,000 -16.73% 12
Midlands -70 68 £40,000 +5.26% 9
South East -70 52 £36,000 -24.21% 8
East Midlands -5 45 £40,000 -23.81% 4
North of England -90 23 £45,000 +12.50% 10
West Midlands -105 23 £47,500 +26.67% 5
South West -65 20 £34,000 -8.11% 6
East of England -46 15 £40,000 -10.11% 4
Yorkshire -64 13 £26,500 -41.11% 2
North West -70 8 £45,000 +12.50% 4
North East -29 2 £47,500 +32.87% 4
XenApp
UK

For the 6 months to 3 August 2021, 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.

1 254 (99.61%) Citrix
2 218 (85.49%) VMware
3 197 (77.25%) Windows
4 190 (74.51%) Active Directory
5 186 (72.94%) Microsoft
6 166 (65.10%) VMware Infrastructure
7 145 (56.86%) Windows Server
8 143 (56.08%) Microsoft 365
9 130 (50.98%) XenDesktop
10 123 (48.24%) Azure
11 92 (36.08%) Hyper-V
12 85 (33.33%) Social Skills
12 85 (33.33%) MS Exchange
13 74 (29.02%) Windows 10
14 73 (28.63%) Firewall
15 72 (28.24%) SQL
16 70 (27.45%) Infrastructure Engineering
17 67 (26.27%) Problem-Solving
18 64 (25.10%) ITIL
18 64 (25.10%) Cisco
19 63 (24.71%) Windows Server 2008
20 61 (23.92%) vSphere
21 60 (23.53%) PowerShell
22 59 (23.14%) WAN
22 59 (23.14%) Windows Server 2012
23 58 (22.75%) DNS
24 57 (22.35%) Microsoft Certification
25 55 (21.57%) LAN
26 53 (20.78%) Windows Server 2016
27 52 (20.39%) DHCP

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 85 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 34 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2013
3 31 (12.16%) SharePoint
4 20 (7.84%) Skype for Business
5 19 (7.45%) Exchange Server 2010
6 16 (6.27%) IIS
7 5 (1.96%) Confluence
7 5 (1.96%) SharePoint 2013
7 5 (1.96%) SharePoint Server
8 2 (0.78%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (0.39%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (0.39%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 35 (13.73%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.39%) AutoCAD
Cloud Services
1 143 (56.08%) Microsoft 365
2 123 (48.24%) Azure
3 35 (13.73%) AWS
4 8 (3.14%) Azure Active Directory
4 8 (3.14%) IaaS
5 7 (2.75%) OneDrive
5 7 (2.75%) OpenShift
5 7 (2.75%) SaaS
6 6 (2.35%) Mimecast
7 4 (1.57%) PaaS
8 3 (1.18%) Google Workspace
9 2 (0.78%) Power Platform
10 1 (0.39%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 73 (28.63%) Firewall
2 59 (23.14%) WAN
3 58 (22.75%) DNS
4 55 (21.57%) LAN
5 52 (20.39%) DHCP
6 43 (16.86%) SAN
7 40 (15.69%) TCP/IP
8 36 (14.12%) VPN
9 26 (10.20%) Wireless
10 24 (9.41%) NetScaler
11 20 (7.84%) MPLS
12 17 (6.67%) Network Security
13 16 (6.27%) Skype
14 15 (5.88%) Intranet
14 15 (5.88%) IP Telephony
14 15 (5.88%) Remote Desktop
14 15 (5.88%) VoIP
15 13 (5.10%) NAS
16 12 (4.71%) VLAN
17 11 (4.31%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (13.33%) SQL Server
2 12 (4.71%) SQL Server 2016
3 10 (3.92%) SQL Server 2008
4 9 (3.53%) SQL Server 2005
4 9 (3.53%) SQL Server 2012
5 5 (1.96%) SQL Server 2014
6 2 (0.78%) Amazon RDS
6 2 (0.78%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.39%) Electronic Patient Records
7 1 (0.39%) InterSystems Cache
7 1 (0.39%) MySQL
7 1 (0.39%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.39%) Power BI
7 1 (0.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (0.78%) JIRA
2 1 (0.39%) MSI
General
1 85 (33.33%) Social Skills
2 25 (9.80%) Finance
2 25 (9.80%) Public Sector
3 21 (8.24%) Analytical Skills
4 20 (7.84%) Organisational Skills
4 20 (7.84%) Telecoms
5 9 (3.53%) Documentation Skills
5 9 (3.53%) Legal
6 8 (3.14%) Law
7 6 (2.35%) Digital Economy
8 5 (1.96%) Financial Institution
8 5 (1.96%) Games
9 4 (1.57%) Banking
9 4 (1.57%) Manufacturing
10 3 (1.18%) Billing
10 3 (1.18%) Retail
11 2 (0.78%) Back Office
12 1 (0.39%) Presentation Skills
Job Titles
1 64 (25.10%) Support Engineer
2 63 (24.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 50 (19.61%) Analyst
4 41 (16.08%) 3rd Line Support
5 38 (14.90%) 2nd Line Support
6 37 (14.51%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 31 (12.16%) 2nd Line Engineer
7 31 (12.16%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 26 (10.20%) IT Support
9 24 (9.41%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
10 23 (9.02%) Infrastructure Analyst
10 23 (9.02%) Support Analyst
11 19 (7.45%) Senior Support Engineer
12 17 (6.67%) Citrix Engineer
13 15 (5.88%) IT Engineer
14 13 (5.10%) Infrastructure Support
14 13 (5.10%) IT Analyst
14 13 (5.10%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
15 12 (4.71%) IT Support Engineer
16 11 (4.31%) Citrix Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (3.92%) LDAP
2 4 (1.57%) XMPP
3 1 (0.39%) .NET
3 1 (0.39%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 34 (13.33%) Data Centre
2 26 (10.20%) Management Information System
3 20 (7.84%) Self-Motivation
4 10 (3.92%) Public Cloud
4 10 (3.92%) Replication
5 8 (3.14%) Fat Client
5 8 (3.14%) Thin Client
5 8 (3.14%) Video Conferencing
6 7 (2.75%) Driving Licence
7 6 (2.35%) EMC VNX
7 6 (2.35%) Enterprise Storage
7 6 (2.35%) iPhone
7 6 (2.35%) PKI
8 5 (1.96%) Hedge funds
8 5 (1.96%) Symmetrix
8 5 (1.96%) User Experience
9 4 (1.57%) Client/Server
9 4 (1.57%) NHS
9 4 (1.57%) Smartphone
10 3 (1.18%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 197 (77.25%) Windows
2 145 (56.86%) Windows Server
3 74 (29.02%) Windows 10
4 63 (24.71%) Windows Server 2008
5 59 (23.14%) Windows Server 2012
6 53 (20.78%) Windows Server 2016
7 36 (14.12%) Windows Server 2019
8 22 (8.63%) Windows 7
9 20 (7.84%) Linux
10 16 (6.27%) Windows Server 2003
11 14 (5.49%) Windows 8
12 7 (2.75%) Android
13 3 (1.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 2 (0.78%) Solaris
15 1 (0.39%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (27.45%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 67 (26.27%) Problem-Solving
3 64 (25.10%) ITIL
4 39 (15.29%) Disaster Recovery
5 34 (13.33%) Project Management
6 21 (8.24%) Server Management
7 20 (7.84%) Patch Management
8 19 (7.45%) Service Delivery
9 17 (6.67%) Network Design
10 15 (5.88%) Decision-Making
10 15 (5.88%) Desktop Virtualisation
11 14 (5.49%) Business Continuity
12 13 (5.10%) Service Management
13 12 (4.71%) Change Management
13 12 (4.71%) Problem Management
14 11 (4.31%) Line Management
14 11 (4.31%) Time Management
15 10 (3.92%) Mentoring
15 10 (3.92%) Privileged Access Management
15 10 (3.92%) Requirements Gathering
Programming Languages
1 72 (28.24%) SQL
2 60 (23.53%) PowerShell
3 9 (3.53%) VBScript
4 5 (1.96%) VB
5 1 (0.39%) C#
5 1 (0.39%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.39%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 57 (22.35%) Microsoft Certification
2 35 (13.73%) Citrix Certification
3 29 (11.37%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 25 (9.80%) Cisco Certification
5 24 (9.41%) MCSE
6 21 (8.24%) MCITP
7 17 (6.67%) CCNA
7 17 (6.67%) MCSA
8 13 (5.10%) Degree
9 11 (4.31%) CCNP
10 10 (3.92%) MCP
11 9 (3.53%) CCA
11 9 (3.53%) ITIL Certification
12 6 (2.35%) DV Cleared
12 6 (2.35%) Security Cleared
13 2 (0.78%) JNCIA
14 1 (0.39%) CISSP
14 1 (0.39%) VCAP
14 1 (0.39%) VCP6
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (8.63%) SLA
2 11 (4.31%) GDPR
3 10 (3.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (1.96%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 3 (1.18%) PMO
6 2 (0.78%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.78%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.78%) Solvency II
System Software
1 190 (74.51%) Active Directory
2 166 (65.10%) VMware Infrastructure
3 130 (50.98%) XenDesktop
4 92 (36.08%) Hyper-V
5 61 (23.92%) vSphere
6 36 (14.12%) VMware ESXi
7 17 (6.67%) Virtual Machines
8 11 (4.31%) Microsoft App-V
8 11 (4.31%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 11 (4.31%) Virtual Servers
8 11 (4.31%) VirtualBox
9 10 (3.92%) Virtual Desktop
10 8 (3.14%) BitLocker
10 8 (3.14%) Citrix Hypervisor
11 6 (2.35%) Forefront TMG
11 6 (2.35%) NFS
11 6 (2.35%) Terminal Services
11 6 (2.35%) VMware Workstation
12 3 (1.18%) Terminal Server
13 2 (0.78%) Docker
Systems Management
1 35 (13.73%) SCCM
2 17 (6.67%) SCOM
3 14 (5.49%) Microsoft Intune
4 13 (5.10%) Single Sign-On
5 9 (3.53%) Ansible
5 9 (3.53%) Kubernetes
6 8 (3.14%) HAProxy
6 8 (3.14%) vRealize
6 8 (3.14%) WSUS
7 6 (2.35%) Backup Exec
8 5 (1.96%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 5 (1.96%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 4 (1.57%) Active Directory Federation Services
9 4 (1.57%) NetBackup
10 3 (1.18%) Microsoft Clustering
10 3 (1.18%) Norton AntiVirus
11 2 (0.78%) Forefront Identity Manager
11 2 (0.78%) MOM
11 2 (0.78%) SolarWinds Orion
11 2 (0.78%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 254 (99.61%) Citrix
2 218 (85.49%) VMware
3 186 (72.94%) Microsoft
4 64 (25.10%) Cisco
5 27 (10.59%) Veeam
6 25 (9.80%) NetApp
7 24 (9.41%) Dell
8 20 (7.84%) Sophos
9 16 (6.27%) F5
9 16 (6.27%) SonicWALL
10 15 (5.88%) IBM
11 13 (5.10%) EMC
11 13 (5.10%) Infoblox
12 12 (4.71%) Meraki
13 11 (4.31%) Oracle
14 10 (3.92%) HP
14 10 (3.92%) Zerto
15 9 (3.53%) CheckPoint
15 9 (3.53%) Intel
15 9 (3.53%) McAfee