Period
to 20 July 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 20 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Citrix XenApp
UK > England
6 months to
20 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 468 455 363
Rank change year-on-year -13 -92 -39
Permanent jobs citing XenApp 1,006 1,111 1,723
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.62% 0.67% 0.90%
As % of the System Software category 4.24% 5.25% 7.22%
Number of salaries quoted 809 896 1,525
England median annual salary £45,000 £42,925 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.83% +1.00% +6.25%
10th Percentile £26,250 £27,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £68,000 £67,500 £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 23,751 21,148 23,852
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 14.53% 12.68% 12.48%
Number of salaries quoted 19,301 17,900 20,365
England median annual salary £47,500 £44,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.95% +3.53% +6.25%
10th Percentile £25,000 £24,000 £23,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £75,000 £71,250
UK median annual salary £47,500 £43,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +10.47% +1.18% +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 20 July 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 20 July 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 -49 450 £50,000 +5.26% 38
South East -17 164 £40,000 - 17
North of England -29 138 £42,750 +14.00% 26
East of England +33 104 £42,500 - 14
Midlands +49 102 £37,500 +6.76% 6
West Midlands +59 77 £38,250 +7.37% 3
Yorkshire +16 74 £46,500 +16.25% 10
North West -10 61 £34,000 -8.11% 16
South West +3 43 £40,000 +17.65% 4
East Midlands +20 25 £36,500 +4.29% 3
North East -34 3 £55,000 +80.33%
XenApp
UK

For the 6 months to 20 July 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.

1 980 (97.42%) Citrix
2 836 (83.10%) Windows
3 753 (74.85%) VMware
4 667 (66.30%) Active Directory
5 640 (63.62%) Microsoft
6 566 (56.26%) Windows Server
7 550 (54.67%) XenDesktop
8 521 (51.79%) VMware Infrastructure
9 413 (41.05%) Office 365
10 374 (37.18%) MS Exchange
11 299 (29.72%) Windows Server 2008
12 295 (29.32%) Windows Server 2012
13 288 (28.63%) Windows 10
14 285 (28.33%) ITIL
15 284 (28.23%) Hyper-V
16 271 (26.94%) Microsoft Azure
17 260 (25.84%) DNS
18 256 (25.45%) Firewall
19 253 (25.15%) Cisco
20 243 (24.16%) Finance
21 214 (21.27%) SCCM
22 211 (20.97%) Exchange Server 2010
23 203 (20.18%) PowerShell
23 203 (20.18%) SAN
24 202 (20.08%) DHCP
25 198 (19.68%) VMware ESXi
26 195 (19.38%) Windows 7
27 194 (19.28%) NetScaler
28 185 (18.39%) Microsoft Certification
29 172 (17.10%) 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
1 374 (37.18%) MS Exchange
2 211 (20.97%) Exchange Server 2010
3 137 (13.62%) Exchange Server 2013
4 83 (8.25%) Skype for Business
5 61 (6.06%) SharePoint
6 47 (4.67%) Exchange Server 2003
7 28 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2007
8 23 (2.29%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 20 (1.99%) IIS
10 10 (0.99%) OpenStack
11 6 (0.60%) CMS
12 4 (0.40%) Apache
13 3 (0.30%) Confluence
13 3 (0.30%) GroupWise
13 3 (0.30%) SharePoint Server
14 2 (0.20%) JBoss
14 2 (0.20%) Office Communications Server
14 2 (0.20%) SharePoint 2013
15 1 (0.099%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
Applications
1 159 (15.81%) Microsoft Office
2 11 (1.09%) Microsoft Excel
3 7 (0.70%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (0.40%) AutoCAD
5 2 (0.20%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.099%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.099%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.099%) Revit
6 1 (0.099%) SketchUp
Business Applications
1 7 (0.70%) Infor SunSystems
1 7 (0.70%) ReMetrica
2 5 (0.50%) Elite 3E
2 5 (0.50%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (0.20%) Maximo
3 2 (0.20%) Unit4 Business World
4 1 (0.099%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.099%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 413 (41.05%) Office 365
2 271 (26.94%) Microsoft Azure
3 94 (9.34%) Amazon AWS
4 54 (5.37%) Cloud Computing
5 46 (4.57%) Azure Active Directory
6 29 (2.88%) IaaS
7 28 (2.78%) PaaS
8 20 (1.99%) SaaS
9 14 (1.39%) Mimecast
9 14 (1.39%) OneDrive
10 7 (0.70%) Adobe Creative Cloud
11 4 (0.40%) Google Cloud Platform
12 3 (0.30%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 2 (0.20%) Azure Machine Learning
13 2 (0.20%) G Suite
13 2 (0.20%) Sage Pay
13 2 (0.20%) Serverless
14 1 (0.099%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 260 (25.84%) DNS
2 256 (25.45%) Firewall
3 203 (20.18%) SAN
4 202 (20.08%) DHCP
5 194 (19.28%) NetScaler
6 172 (17.10%) WAN
7 163 (16.20%) TCP/IP
8 124 (12.33%) LAN
9 119 (11.83%) Remote Desktop
10 110 (10.93%) VPN
11 69 (6.86%) Skype
12 64 (6.36%) Network Security
13 57 (5.67%) Cisco ASA
14 43 (4.27%) NAS
15 40 (3.98%) Cisco IOS
16 35 (3.48%) MPLS
17 34 (3.38%) iSCSI
17 34 (3.38%) VoIP
18 33 (3.28%) VLAN
19 30 (2.98%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 158 (15.71%) SQL Server
2 42 (4.17%) SQL Server 2008
3 40 (3.98%) SQL Server 2005
4 24 (2.39%) SQL Server 2012
4 24 (2.39%) SQL Server 2016
5 22 (2.19%) SQL Server 2014
6 14 (1.39%) MySQL
7 8 (0.80%) Blockchain
7 8 (0.80%) Data Warehouse
8 4 (0.40%) Amazon RDS
8 4 (0.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 3 (0.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 2 (0.20%) Azure SQL Database
10 2 (0.20%) Big Data
10 2 (0.20%) Oracle Reports
10 2 (0.20%) QlikView
10 2 (0.20%) Relational Database
11 1 (0.099%) FileMaker
11 1 (0.099%) Power BI
11 1 (0.099%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 27 (2.68%) Sonatype Nexus
2 6 (0.60%) MSI
3 3 (0.30%) Jenkins
3 3 (0.30%) JIRA
3 3 (0.30%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 2 (0.20%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.099%) AutoIt
5 1 (0.099%) GitLab
5 1 (0.099%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 243 (24.16%) Finance
2 62 (6.16%) Legal
3 53 (5.27%) Law
4 40 (3.98%) Retail
5 34 (3.38%) Telecoms
6 32 (3.18%) Back Office
6 32 (3.18%) Banking
7 24 (2.39%) Marketing
8 20 (1.99%) Manufacturing
9 11 (1.09%) Electronics
10 9 (0.89%) Local Government
10 9 (0.89%) Publishing
11 4 (0.40%) Advertising
11 4 (0.40%) French Language
11 4 (0.40%) Games
11 4 (0.40%) Investment Banking
11 4 (0.40%) Online Betting
12 3 (0.30%) Front Office
13 2 (0.20%) Automotive
13 2 (0.20%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 196 (19.48%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 144 (14.31%) Support Engineer
3 143 (14.21%) Citrix Engineer
4 137 (13.62%) Analyst
5 96 (9.54%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 93 (9.24%) Consultant
7 76 (7.55%) 3rd Line Support
7 76 (7.55%) IT Engineer
8 63 (6.26%) Infrastructure Specialist
9 59 (5.86%) 2nd Line Support
9 59 (5.86%) Citrix Infrastructure Engineer
10 57 (5.67%) Support Analyst
11 56 (5.57%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
12 55 (5.47%) Desktop Support
12 55 (5.47%) Infrastructure Support
12 55 (5.47%) Windows Engineer
13 54 (5.37%) Citrix Support
14 51 (5.07%) VMware Engineer
15 50 (4.97%) IT Support
16 49 (4.87%) Infrastructure Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (3.18%) Web Services
2 17 (1.69%) Flash
3 12 (1.19%) WSH
3 12 (1.19%) X-Windows
4 9 (0.89%) Software Packaging
5 6 (0.60%) LDAP
6 5 (0.50%) ADSI
7 2 (0.20%) COM
7 2 (0.20%) JSON
7 2 (0.20%) SAML
8 1 (0.099%) .NET
8 1 (0.099%) Middleware
8 1 (0.099%) React Native
Miscellaneous
1 111 (11.03%) Data Centre
2 82 (8.15%) Self-Motivation
3 76 (7.55%) Analytical Skills
4 46 (4.57%) Computer Science
5 37 (3.68%) User Experience
6 33 (3.28%) Fat Client
6 33 (3.28%) Thin Client
7 32 (3.18%) Public Cloud
8 31 (3.08%) Private Cloud
9 29 (2.88%) Blackberry
10 24 (2.39%) Replication
11 23 (2.29%) Clustering
12 22 (2.19%) Management Information System
13 21 (2.09%) Driving Licence
13 21 (2.09%) NHS
14 19 (1.89%) EMC VMAX
15 17 (1.69%) Virtual Team
16 15 (1.49%) Video Conferencing
17 13 (1.29%) Hedge funds
18 12 (1.19%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 836 (83.10%) Windows
2 566 (56.26%) Windows Server
3 299 (29.72%) Windows Server 2008
4 295 (29.32%) Windows Server 2012
5 288 (28.63%) Windows 10
6 195 (19.38%) Windows 7
7 101 (10.04%) Linux
8 88 (8.75%) Windows Server 2003
9 75 (7.46%) Windows 8
10 29 (2.88%) Windows XP
11 22 (2.19%) Android
12 20 (1.99%) Solaris
13 19 (1.89%) Unix
13 19 (1.89%) Windows 2000 Server
14 13 (1.29%) Apple iOS
15 11 (1.09%) Mac OS
16 8 (0.80%) CentOS
17 5 (0.50%) Windows NT
18 4 (0.40%) AIX
18 4 (0.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 285 (28.33%) ITIL
2 144 (14.31%) Problem-Solving
3 102 (10.14%) Migration
4 98 (9.74%) Service Delivery
5 70 (6.96%) Presales
6 69 (6.86%) Continuous Improvement
7 64 (6.36%) Multi-Factor Authentication
8 60 (5.96%) Project Management
9 58 (5.77%) Disaster Recovery
10 50 (4.97%) Data Protection
10 50 (4.97%) Root Cause Analysis
11 49 (4.87%) Mentoring
12 47 (4.67%) Mobile Device Management
13 44 (4.37%) Problem Management
14 43 (4.27%) Application Virtualisation
14 43 (4.27%) Customer Requirements
15 38 (3.78%) Change Management
15 38 (3.78%) Desktop Virtualisation
16 34 (3.38%) PRINCE2
16 34 (3.38%) Two-Factor Authentication
Programming Languages
1 203 (20.18%) PowerShell
2 155 (15.41%) SQL
3 35 (3.48%) Python
4 16 (1.59%) Bash Shell
4 16 (1.59%) VBScript
5 15 (1.49%) VB
6 5 (0.50%) C
7 2 (0.20%) Perl
8 1 (0.099%) C#
Qualifications
1 185 (18.39%) Microsoft Certification
2 137 (13.62%) MCSE
3 92 (9.15%) Citrix Certification
4 88 (8.75%) Cisco Certification
5 71 (7.06%) Degree
6 64 (6.36%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 58 (5.77%) MCSA
8 55 (5.47%) CCNA
9 52 (5.17%) MCITP
10 50 (4.97%) ITIL Certification
11 47 (4.67%) CCA
12 46 (4.57%) CCNP
13 40 (3.98%) MCP
14 34 (3.38%) Computer Science Degree
15 27 (2.68%) CCIE
16 22 (2.19%) Security Cleared
17 14 (1.39%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
18 10 (0.99%) CCAA
19 9 (0.89%) MCTS
19 9 (0.89%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 103 (10.24%) SLA
2 12 (1.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 11 (1.09%) GDPR
4 10 (0.99%) PCI DSS
5 9 (0.89%) PMO
6 6 (0.60%) ISO 9001
7 4 (0.40%) PMBOK
7 4 (0.40%) QA
8 2 (0.20%) COBIT
9 1 (0.099%) GCP
9 1 (0.099%) ISAE 3402
9 1 (0.099%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 667 (66.30%) Active Directory
2 550 (54.67%) XenDesktop
3 521 (51.79%) VMware Infrastructure
4 284 (28.23%) Hyper-V
5 198 (19.68%) VMware ESXi
6 165 (16.40%) vSphere
7 146 (14.51%) Microsoft App-V
8 110 (10.93%) XenServer
9 52 (5.17%) Virtual Machines
10 51 (5.07%) Virtual Desktop
11 41 (4.08%) Terminal Services
12 25 (2.49%) BitLocker
13 24 (2.39%) Citrix Presentation Server
14 21 (2.09%) VirtualBox
15 14 (1.39%) MetaFrame
16 11 (1.09%) Forefront TMG
17 10 (0.99%) Virtual Servers
18 9 (0.89%) Firmware
18 9 (0.89%) VMware Workstation
19 8 (0.80%) NFS
Systems Management
1 214 (21.27%) SCCM
2 66 (6.56%) SCOM
3 65 (6.46%) Microsoft Intune
4 56 (5.57%) SCVMM
5 48 (4.77%) Backup Exec
6 41 (4.08%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 39 (3.88%) Norton AntiVirus
7 39 (3.88%) vCenter Server
8 35 (3.48%) SCOrch
9 34 (3.38%) SCSM
10 32 (3.18%) Puppet
10 32 (3.18%) XenMobile
11 30 (2.98%) SCDPM
11 30 (2.98%) Terraform
12 28 (2.78%) NetBackup
13 25 (2.49%) vMotion
14 23 (2.29%) WSUS
15 22 (2.19%) EdgeSight
16 18 (1.79%) FortiGate
17 13 (1.29%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 980 (97.42%) Citrix
2 753 (74.85%) VMware
3 640 (63.62%) Microsoft
4 253 (25.15%) Cisco
5 131 (13.02%) HP
6 87 (8.65%) NetApp
7 79 (7.85%) Ivanti
7 79 (7.85%) Symantec
8 69 (6.86%) Veeam
9 65 (6.46%) Dell
10 55 (5.47%) EMC
11 45 (4.47%) F5
12 44 (4.37%) Google
13 43 (4.27%) Apple
13 43 (4.27%) CheckPoint
14 42 (4.17%) CommVault
14 42 (4.17%) McAfee
15 41 (4.08%) Meraki
16 38 (3.78%) Juniper
17 32 (3.18%) Avaya