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

Citrix XenApp
UK > England
6 months to
3 Mar 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 526 415 482
Rank change year-on-year -111 +67 -6
Permanent jobs citing XenApp 261 797 846
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 0.38% 0.71% 0.61%
As % of the System Software category 2.07% 4.12% 3.83%
Number of salaries quoted 250 633 756
Median annual salary £42,500 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.53% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £24,250 £31,250 £28,375
90th Percentile £71,375 £73,500 £71,250
UK median annual salary £42,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year -15.00% +5.26% +5.56%

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 12,617 19,333 22,087
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 18.58% 17.14% 15.93%
Number of salaries quoted 10,529 16,125 18,279
Median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% - +11.11%
10th Percentile £29,750 £26,000 £25,750
90th Percentile £90,000 £86,250 £83,750
UK median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +11.11%

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 March 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 March 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 -59 84 £60,000 +9.09% 13
Midlands -31 66 £40,000 +6.17% 7
West Midlands -18 39 £35,000 -6.67% 7
South East +98 37 £38,500 -23.00% 12
South West +21 35 £25,000 -41.18% 3
North of England -8 29 £42,500 -5.56% 8
East Midlands +7 27 £45,000 +12.50%
North West +20 23 £42,500 -15.00% 6
East of England +29 8 £40,000 -5.88% 5
North East +17 4 £51,000 +20.00%
Yorkshire -8 2 £26,500 -38.73% 2
XenApp
UK

For the 6 months to 3 March 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.

1 261 (100.00%) Citrix
2 218 (83.52%) VMware
3 179 (68.58%) Microsoft
4 177 (67.82%) Windows
5 171 (65.52%) Active Directory
6 145 (55.56%) XenDesktop
7 143 (54.79%) Microsoft 365
8 142 (54.41%) Azure
9 140 (53.64%) VMware Infrastructure
10 133 (50.96%) Windows Server
11 107 (41.00%) PowerShell
12 95 (36.40%) Cisco
13 93 (35.63%) ITIL
14 90 (34.48%) Hyper-V
15 76 (29.12%) MS Exchange
16 74 (28.35%) DNS
17 73 (27.97%) NetScaler
18 69 (26.44%) Infrastructure Engineering
18 69 (26.44%) Firewall
19 65 (24.90%) Veeam
20 61 (23.37%) AWS
21 59 (22.61%) DHCP
22 58 (22.22%) SCCM
23 57 (21.84%) SAN
23 57 (21.84%) vSphere
24 54 (20.69%) TCP/IP
25 51 (19.54%) Windows Server 2008
25 51 (19.54%) Windows Server 2012
26 50 (19.16%) Problem-Solving
27 46 (17.62%) Microsoft Certification

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 76 (29.12%) MS Exchange
2 35 (13.41%) SharePoint
3 21 (8.05%) Exchange Server 2013
4 18 (6.90%) IIS
5 16 (6.13%) Exchange Server 2010
6 11 (4.21%) Confluence
6 11 (4.21%) SharePoint Server
7 10 (3.83%) Skype for Business
8 3 (1.15%) SharePoint 2010
9 2 (0.77%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 2 (0.77%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (0.38%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 37 (14.18%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (1.15%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 143 (54.79%) Microsoft 365
2 142 (54.41%) Azure
3 61 (23.37%) AWS
4 27 (10.34%) Azure Active Directory
5 14 (5.36%) OpenShift
6 10 (3.83%) Mimecast
7 9 (3.45%) IaaS
8 7 (2.68%) PaaS
9 5 (1.92%) OneDrive
9 5 (1.92%) SaaS
10 3 (1.15%) Cloud Computing
11 2 (0.77%) Power Automate
11 2 (0.77%) Power Platform
11 2 (0.77%) PowerApps
12 1 (0.38%) GCP
Communications & Networking
1 74 (28.35%) DNS
2 73 (27.97%) NetScaler
3 69 (26.44%) Firewall
4 59 (22.61%) DHCP
5 57 (21.84%) SAN
6 54 (20.69%) TCP/IP
7 30 (11.49%) WAN
8 28 (10.73%) VoIP
9 27 (10.34%) VPN
10 25 (9.58%) LAN
11 18 (6.90%) NAS
12 16 (6.13%) Remote Desktop
13 14 (5.36%) Wireless
14 13 (4.98%) Intranet
15 11 (4.21%) Ethernet
15 11 (4.21%) iSCSI
16 10 (3.83%) Wi-Fi
17 8 (3.07%) Internet
18 7 (2.68%) Cisco IOS
18 7 (2.68%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (8.05%) SQL Server
2 13 (4.98%) Amazon RDS
3 7 (2.68%) SQL Server 2016
4 6 (2.30%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (1.15%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (0.77%) Relational Database
6 2 (0.77%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (0.77%) SQL Server 2019
Development Applications
1 2 (0.77%) Bitbucket
1 2 (0.77%) Git (software)
1 2 (0.77%) Jenkins
General
1 32 (12.26%) Finance
2 26 (9.96%) Public Sector
3 16 (6.13%) Telecoms
4 10 (3.83%) Law
5 8 (3.07%) Digital Economy
6 6 (2.30%) Legal
6 6 (2.30%) Local Government
7 5 (1.92%) Retail
8 3 (1.15%) Back Office
8 3 (1.15%) Billing
8 3 (1.15%) Games
9 2 (0.77%) Aerospace
9 2 (0.77%) Banking
10 1 (0.38%) Housing Association
Job Titles
1 66 (25.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 48 (18.39%) Support Engineer
3 36 (13.79%) Analyst
4 32 (12.26%) Citrix Engineer
5 26 (9.96%) 3rd Line Support
6 24 (9.20%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 23 (8.81%) IT Engineer
7 23 (8.81%) IT Support
8 22 (8.43%) Citrix Support
9 21 (8.05%) Architect
10 20 (7.66%) Systems Engineer
11 18 (6.90%) 2nd Line Support
11 18 (6.90%) Infrastructure Architect
12 17 (6.51%) Support Analyst
13 16 (6.13%) Citrix Support Engineer
13 16 (6.13%) Infrastructure Support
14 14 (5.36%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
14 14 (5.36%) IT Support Engineer
14 14 (5.36%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
15 13 (4.98%) Infrastructure Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (6.13%) LDAP
2 4 (1.53%) Web Services
3 3 (1.15%) SAML
4 2 (0.77%) .NET
4 2 (0.77%) XML
5 1 (0.38%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 30 (11.49%) Data Centre
2 21 (8.05%) Replication
3 19 (7.28%) Analytical Skills
4 14 (5.36%) Management Information System
5 12 (4.60%) Clustering
6 9 (3.45%) Enterprise Storage
7 8 (3.07%) Self-Motivation
8 6 (2.30%) Hybrid Cloud
9 5 (1.92%) Fat Client
9 5 (1.92%) PKI
9 5 (1.92%) Thin Client
10 3 (1.15%) Enterprise Cloud
10 3 (1.15%) Enterprise Software
10 3 (1.15%) Private Cloud
11 2 (0.77%) Blackberry
11 2 (0.77%) Driving Licence
11 2 (0.77%) EMC VNX
11 2 (0.77%) Fibre Optics
11 2 (0.77%) iPhone
11 2 (0.77%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 177 (67.82%) Windows
2 133 (50.96%) Windows Server
3 51 (19.54%) Windows Server 2008
3 51 (19.54%) Windows Server 2012
4 35 (13.41%) Windows 10
4 35 (13.41%) Windows Server 2016
4 35 (13.41%) Windows Server 2019
5 18 (6.90%) Linux
6 16 (6.13%) Windows 7
7 11 (4.21%) Windows 8
8 6 (2.30%) Windows Server 2003
9 5 (1.92%) Android
10 2 (0.77%) Oracle Linux
10 2 (0.77%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 93 (35.63%) ITIL
2 69 (26.44%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 50 (19.16%) Problem-Solving
4 38 (14.56%) Disaster Recovery
5 31 (11.88%) Desktop Virtualisation
6 25 (9.58%) Service Management
7 23 (8.81%) Project Management
8 22 (8.43%) Migration
9 20 (7.66%) Problem Management
10 19 (7.28%) High Availability
10 19 (7.28%) Mentoring
11 18 (6.90%) ITIL V3
11 18 (6.90%) Requirements Gathering
12 17 (6.51%) Change Management
12 17 (6.51%) Project Delivery
12 17 (6.51%) Server Virtualisation
13 15 (5.75%) Converged Infrastructure
13 15 (5.75%) Load Balancing
14 14 (5.36%) eTOM
14 14 (5.36%) Network Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 107 (41.00%) PowerShell
2 42 (16.09%) SQL
3 7 (2.68%) VBScript
4 5 (1.92%) VB
5 1 (0.38%) Python
Qualifications
1 46 (17.62%) Microsoft Certification
2 44 (16.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 41 (15.71%) Cisco Certification
4 37 (14.18%) MCSE
5 26 (9.96%) CCNA
6 25 (9.58%) CCNP
7 24 (9.20%) MCSA
8 23 (8.81%) Citrix Certification
9 13 (4.98%) Security Cleared
10 11 (4.21%) SC Cleared
11 6 (2.30%) CCA
11 6 (2.30%) CISSP
12 5 (1.92%) MCP
13 4 (1.53%) CompTIA Security+
13 4 (1.53%) ITIL Certification
13 4 (1.53%) MCITP
14 2 (0.77%) AWS Certification
14 2 (0.77%) Degree
14 2 (0.77%) DV Cleared
15 1 (0.38%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (6.51%) SLA
2 8 (3.07%) GDPR
3 1 (0.38%) Cyber Essentials
3 1 (0.38%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
3 1 (0.38%) ISO 22301
3 1 (0.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 171 (65.52%) Active Directory
2 145 (55.56%) XenDesktop
3 140 (53.64%) VMware Infrastructure
4 90 (34.48%) Hyper-V
5 57 (21.84%) vSphere
6 40 (15.33%) VMware ESXi
7 21 (8.05%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 21 (8.05%) Virtual Servers
8 16 (6.13%) Virtual Machines
9 14 (5.36%) BitLocker
10 13 (4.98%) Citrix Hypervisor
11 8 (3.07%) NFS
12 6 (2.30%) Microsoft App-V
12 6 (2.30%) Terminal Services
13 3 (1.15%) Terminal Server
13 3 (1.15%) VirtualBox
13 3 (1.15%) VMware Workstation
14 2 (0.77%) Docker
14 2 (0.77%) Forefront TMG
14 2 (0.77%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 58 (22.22%) SCCM
2 29 (11.11%) Microsoft Intune
3 23 (8.81%) Ansible
4 20 (7.66%) SCOM
5 18 (6.90%) Kubernetes
6 15 (5.75%) vRealize
7 14 (5.36%) HAProxy
8 12 (4.60%) Microsoft Clustering
9 10 (3.83%) XenMobile
10 9 (3.45%) Norton AntiVirus
11 8 (3.07%) Backup Exec
11 8 (3.07%) WSUS
12 7 (2.68%) Puppet
13 6 (2.30%) SCOrch
13 6 (2.30%) Single Sign-On
14 5 (1.92%) Opscode Chef
14 5 (1.92%) Terraform
15 3 (1.15%) Nessus
15 3 (1.15%) NetBackup
15 3 (1.15%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 261 (100.00%) Citrix
2 218 (83.52%) VMware
3 179 (68.58%) Microsoft
4 95 (36.40%) Cisco
5 65 (24.90%) Veeam
6 45 (17.24%) Dell
7 33 (12.64%) Sophos
8 25 (9.58%) F5
8 25 (9.58%) NetApp
9 24 (9.20%) HP
10 20 (7.66%) Oracle
11 17 (6.51%) IBM
12 16 (6.13%) Red Hat
13 15 (5.75%) SolarWinds
14 14 (5.36%) Infoblox
15 13 (4.98%) Avaya
15 13 (4.98%) CheckPoint
16 10 (3.83%) EMC
16 10 (3.83%) Symantec
17 9 (3.45%) SonicWALL