Period
to 23 January 2019

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 23 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Citrix XenApp
UK > England
6 months to
23 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 485 462 439
Rank change year-on-year -23 -23 -32
Permanent jobs citing XenApp 803 1,014 1,102
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.57% 0.62% 0.66%
As % of the System Software category 3.62% 4.72% 5.39%
Number of salaries quoted 668 791 981
England median annual salary £47,500 £43,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.20% +8.75% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £28,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £71,250 £62,500 £62,500
UK median annual salary £46,903 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +10.36% +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 22,179 21,482 20,452
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 15.72% 13.14% 12.32%
Number of salaries quoted 18,104 18,009 17,065
England median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £25,500 £24,250 £23,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £76,250 £72,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% +7.14% +5.00%

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 23 January 2019.

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 23 January 2019. 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 -51 383 £50,892 +1.78% 50
North of England +24 135 £41,500 +10.67% 23
South East +12 103 £47,500 +21.79% 16
North West +36 77 £35,000 -19.54% 14
East of England +52 71 £38,000 -24.00% 10
Midlands -6 66 £50,000 +25.00% 15
West Midlands +15 56 £50,000 +25.00% 11
Yorkshire +27 53 £47,000 +17.50% 8
South West +19 39 £35,000 +7.69% 14
East Midlands +2 10 £40,000 +15.11% 4
North East -4 5 £30,000 -14.29% 1
XenApp
UK

For the 6 months to 23 January 2019, 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.

1 766 (95.39%) Citrix
2 650 (80.95%) Windows
3 593 (73.85%) Active Directory
4 532 (66.25%) Microsoft
5 521 (64.88%) VMware
6 407 (50.68%) XenDesktop
7 393 (48.94%) Windows Server
8 322 (40.10%) VMware Infrastructure
9 295 (36.74%) Office 365
10 253 (31.51%) SCCM
11 247 (30.76%) ITIL
12 233 (29.02%) Windows Server 2008
13 227 (28.27%) Windows 10
14 225 (28.02%) Microsoft Azure
15 219 (27.27%) DNS
16 207 (25.78%) Hyper-V
17 199 (24.78%) PowerShell
18 193 (24.03%) MS Exchange
18 193 (24.03%) DHCP
18 193 (24.03%) NetScaler
19 186 (23.16%) Windows 7
20 184 (22.91%) Windows Server 2012
21 178 (22.17%) Infrastructure Engineering
22 174 (21.67%) Cisco
23 170 (21.17%) SAN
24 155 (19.30%) Finance
25 138 (17.19%) Firewall
26 136 (16.94%) Microsoft Certification
27 134 (16.69%) SQL
28 123 (15.32%) SQL Server

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
1 193 (24.03%) MS Exchange
2 102 (12.70%) Exchange Server 2010
3 73 (9.09%) SharePoint
4 69 (8.59%) Exchange Server 2013
5 61 (7.60%) Skype for Business
6 42 (5.23%) IIS
7 19 (2.37%) Exchange Server 2003
8 13 (1.62%) Exchange Server 2007
9 12 (1.49%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 8 (1.00%) WordPress
11 7 (0.87%) Tomcat
12 6 (0.75%) IBM Notes
13 5 (0.62%) OpenStack
14 4 (0.50%) Elasticsearch
14 4 (0.50%) SharePoint 2010
15 3 (0.37%) Apache
15 3 (0.37%) CMS
15 3 (0.37%) JBoss
15 3 (0.37%) Kentico
15 3 (0.37%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 94 (11.71%) Microsoft Office
2 26 (3.24%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 9 (1.12%) Remedy ITSM
2 5 (0.62%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (0.50%) Dynamics GP
4 3 (0.37%) Dynamics NAV
4 3 (0.37%) Infor SunSystems
4 3 (0.37%) Lawson
4 3 (0.37%) Oracle Financials
4 3 (0.37%) ReMetrica
4 3 (0.37%) Unit4 Business World
5 2 (0.25%) Aareon QL
5 2 (0.25%) Academy Housing
5 2 (0.25%) MIS ActiveH
5 2 (0.25%) Northgate Housing
5 2 (0.25%) OPENHousing
5 2 (0.25%) Orchard Housing
5 2 (0.25%) Temenos T24
6 1 (0.12%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 295 (36.74%) Office 365
2 225 (28.02%) Microsoft Azure
3 97 (12.08%) Amazon AWS
4 46 (5.73%) Azure Active Directory
5 33 (4.11%) IaaS
5 33 (4.11%) OneDrive
6 23 (2.86%) PaaS
7 12 (1.49%) Yammer
8 9 (1.12%) Mimecast
9 5 (0.62%) SaaS
10 4 (0.50%) Adobe Creative Cloud
11 2 (0.25%) Dynamics 365
11 2 (0.25%) G Suite
11 2 (0.25%) Google Cloud Platform
11 2 (0.25%) OpenDNS
12 1 (0.12%) Azure Functions
12 1 (0.12%) Azure Machine Learning
12 1 (0.12%) Cloud Computing
12 1 (0.12%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 219 (27.27%) DNS
2 193 (24.03%) DHCP
2 193 (24.03%) NetScaler
3 170 (21.17%) SAN
4 138 (17.19%) Firewall
5 89 (11.08%) LAN
6 88 (10.96%) WAN
7 78 (9.71%) TCP/IP
8 60 (7.47%) VLAN
9 53 (6.60%) Remote Desktop
10 52 (6.48%) VPN
11 49 (6.10%) Skype
12 40 (4.98%) Wireless
13 39 (4.86%) VoIP
14 35 (4.36%) NAS
15 27 (3.36%) Internet
16 24 (2.99%) Cisco ASA
16 24 (2.99%) VSAN
17 23 (2.86%) Fibre Channel
18 19 (2.37%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 123 (15.32%) SQL Server
2 30 (3.74%) SQL Server 2008
3 25 (3.11%) SQL Server 2012
4 24 (2.99%) SQL Server 2016
5 16 (1.99%) SQL Server 2014
6 12 (1.49%) Azure SQL Database
7 11 (1.37%) SQL Server 2005
8 4 (0.50%) PostgreSQL
9 3 (0.37%) Data Lake
9 3 (0.37%) Hadoop
10 2 (0.25%) Amazon RDS
10 2 (0.25%) BusinessObjects
10 2 (0.25%) Crystal Reports
10 2 (0.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 2 (0.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 1 (0.12%) Oracle Database
11 1 (0.12%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 12 (1.49%) Git (software)
2 2 (0.25%) Hudson
2 2 (0.25%) InstallShield
2 2 (0.25%) Jenkins
2 2 (0.25%) MSI
2 2 (0.25%) Sonatype Nexus
2 2 (0.25%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 2 (0.25%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.12%) Eclipse
3 1 (0.12%) GitLab
3 1 (0.12%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 155 (19.30%) Finance
2 31 (3.86%) Telecoms
3 24 (2.99%) Legal
4 20 (2.49%) Banking
5 15 (1.87%) Retail
6 13 (1.62%) Law
7 10 (1.25%) Marketing
8 7 (0.87%) Advertising
9 6 (0.75%) Automotive
9 6 (0.75%) Back Office
10 5 (0.62%) Investment Banking
11 4 (0.50%) Corporate Banking
11 4 (0.50%) Games
11 4 (0.50%) Manufacturing
11 4 (0.50%) Publishing
12 3 (0.37%) Billing
12 3 (0.37%) Financial Institution
12 3 (0.37%) Military
13 1 (0.12%) German Language
13 1 (0.12%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 164 (20.42%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 115 (14.32%) Citrix Engineer
3 112 (13.95%) Support Engineer
4 94 (11.71%) Analyst
5 83 (10.34%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 75 (9.34%) IT Engineer
7 71 (8.84%) IT Support
8 59 (7.35%) 3rd Line Support
9 48 (5.98%) Infrastructure Analyst
10 47 (5.85%) Architect
11 46 (5.73%) Citrix Infrastructure Engineer
12 44 (5.48%) 2nd Line Support
13 43 (5.35%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
14 39 (4.86%) Citrix Support
14 39 (4.86%) Consultant
15 35 (4.36%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
16 32 (3.99%) Administrator
16 32 (3.99%) Support Analyst
16 32 (3.99%) Systems Engineer
16 32 (3.99%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (3.49%) Web Services
2 12 (1.49%) JSON
3 11 (1.37%) .NET
3 11 (1.37%) LDAP
4 6 (0.75%) 802.1X
5 4 (0.50%) FIX Protocol
5 4 (0.50%) SAML
5 4 (0.50%) X-Windows
6 3 (0.37%) LAPP Stack
6 3 (0.37%) Node.js
7 2 (0.25%) ASP.NET
7 2 (0.25%) Software Packaging
7 2 (0.25%) WebSphere MQ
7 2 (0.25%) WSH
8 1 (0.12%) ADSI
8 1 (0.12%) Flash
8 1 (0.12%) HTML
8 1 (0.12%) MSMQ
8 1 (0.12%) Web Services Management
8 1 (0.12%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 69 (8.59%) Analytical Skills
2 62 (7.72%) Fat Client
2 62 (7.72%) Thin Client
3 53 (6.60%) Data Centre
4 46 (5.73%) Clustering
5 41 (5.11%) Self-Motivation
6 28 (3.49%) Replication
6 28 (3.49%) User Experience
7 25 (3.11%) Management Information System
8 22 (2.74%) Blackberry
8 22 (2.74%) PKI
9 18 (2.24%) Video Conferencing
10 11 (1.37%) Driving Licence
11 7 (0.87%) Enterprise Storage
12 6 (0.75%) CMDB
12 6 (0.75%) Hedge funds
12 6 (0.75%) Linux Command Line
12 6 (0.75%) Public Cloud
13 5 (0.62%) HP StoreVirtual
13 5 (0.62%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 650 (80.95%) Windows
2 393 (48.94%) Windows Server
3 233 (29.02%) Windows Server 2008
4 227 (28.27%) Windows 10
5 186 (23.16%) Windows 7
6 184 (22.91%) Windows Server 2012
7 109 (13.57%) Linux
8 77 (9.59%) Windows Server 2003
9 56 (6.97%) Windows 8
10 40 (4.98%) Unix
11 22 (2.74%) Mac OS
12 21 (2.62%) Apple iOS
13 18 (2.24%) Android
14 17 (2.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 14 (1.74%) Windows XP
16 10 (1.25%) Windows 2000 Server
17 3 (0.37%) Mac OS X
18 1 (0.12%) CentOS
18 1 (0.12%) Solaris
18 1 (0.12%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 247 (30.76%) ITIL
2 178 (22.17%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 87 (10.83%) Service Delivery
4 78 (9.71%) Problem-Solving
5 74 (9.22%) High Availability
6 67 (8.34%) Application Packaging
7 66 (8.22%) Project Management
8 65 (8.09%) Migration
8 65 (8.09%) Presales
9 63 (7.85%) Continuous Improvement
10 51 (6.35%) Agile Software Development
10 51 (6.35%) Disaster Recovery
11 48 (5.98%) Problem Management
12 47 (5.85%) ITIL V3
13 46 (5.73%) Service Management
14 45 (5.60%) Root Cause Analysis
15 40 (4.98%) Customer Requirements
15 40 (4.98%) Stakeholder Management
16 37 (4.61%) Time Management
17 35 (4.36%) Patch Management
Programming Languages
1 199 (24.78%) PowerShell
2 134 (16.69%) SQL
3 30 (3.74%) Bash Shell
4 29 (3.61%) VBScript
5 18 (2.24%) Python
6 12 (1.49%) C#
7 8 (1.00%) VB
8 7 (0.87%) Perl
9 6 (0.75%) Java
9 6 (0.75%) Korn
9 6 (0.75%) Ruby
9 6 (0.75%) VB.NET
10 5 (0.62%) C
11 4 (0.50%) VBA
12 2 (0.25%) JavaScript
13 1 (0.12%) AppleScript
13 1 (0.12%) PHP
13 1 (0.12%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 136 (16.94%) Microsoft Certification
2 107 (13.33%) MCSE
3 77 (9.59%) Citrix Certification
4 58 (7.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 50 (6.23%) Degree
6 45 (5.60%) Cisco Certification
7 44 (5.48%) CCA
8 33 (4.11%) CCNA
9 29 (3.61%) Security Cleared
10 26 (3.24%) ITIL Certification
11 24 (2.99%) MCSA
12 19 (2.37%) CCNP
13 16 (1.99%) SC Cleared
14 12 (1.49%) MCITP
14 12 (1.49%) MCP
15 11 (1.37%) DV Cleared
16 9 (1.12%) VCP6
17 8 (1.00%) VCAP
18 6 (0.75%) Computer Science Degree
18 6 (0.75%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 61 (7.60%) SLA
2 38 (4.73%) GDPR
3 17 (2.12%) QA
4 7 (0.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (0.37%) COBIT
5 3 (0.37%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.25%) Cyber Essentials
6 2 (0.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 593 (73.85%) Active Directory
2 407 (50.68%) XenDesktop
3 322 (40.10%) VMware Infrastructure
4 207 (25.78%) Hyper-V
5 112 (13.95%) VMware ESXi
6 109 (13.57%) vSphere
7 106 (13.20%) Microsoft App-V
8 67 (8.34%) XenServer
9 59 (7.35%) Virtual Machines
10 46 (5.73%) Virtual Desktop
11 33 (4.11%) DFS Replication
12 23 (2.86%) Terminal Services
13 22 (2.74%) BitLocker
14 21 (2.62%) VMware Workstation
15 12 (1.49%) Firmware
16 11 (1.37%) VMware NSX
17 10 (1.25%) Citrix Presentation Server
17 10 (1.25%) Docker
18 9 (1.12%) Virtual Servers
19 8 (1.00%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 253 (31.51%) SCCM
2 73 (9.09%) SCOM
3 69 (8.59%) XenMobile
4 55 (6.85%) Microsoft Intune
5 36 (4.48%) SCOrch
6 31 (3.86%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 29 (3.61%) AirWatch
8 28 (3.49%) WSUS
9 27 (3.36%) SCVMM
10 25 (3.11%) vCenter Server
11 24 (2.99%) Backup Exec
12 23 (2.86%) Microsoft Clustering
13 21 (2.62%) SCDPM
14 20 (2.49%) IBM BigFix
14 20 (2.49%) NetBackup
15 16 (1.99%) SCSM
16 13 (1.62%) FortiGate
17 12 (1.49%) Puppet
18 11 (1.37%) EdgeSight
19 9 (1.12%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 766 (95.39%) Citrix
2 532 (66.25%) Microsoft
3 521 (64.88%) VMware
4 174 (21.67%) Cisco
5 108 (13.45%) Ivanti
6 74 (9.22%) HP
6 74 (9.22%) Symantec
7 69 (8.59%) NetApp
8 53 (6.60%) Dell
9 45 (5.60%) SolarWinds
10 40 (4.98%) Veeam
11 34 (4.23%) MobileIron
12 32 (3.99%) McAfee
13 31 (3.86%) IBM
14 30 (3.74%) Apple
15 28 (3.49%) Avaya
15 28 (3.49%) Meraki
16 27 (3.36%) CheckPoint
17 23 (2.86%) Altiris
17 23 (2.86%) Google