Period
to 26 September 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 26 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Citrix XenApp
UK > England
6 months to
26 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 490 444 384
Rank change year-on-year -46 -60 -9
Permanent jobs citing XenApp 903 1,116 1,459
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.58% 0.67% 0.80%
As % of the System Software category 3.89% 5.15% 6.43%
Number of salaries quoted 759 838 1,312
England median annual salary £46,000 £43,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.75% +2.35% +6.25%
10th Percentile £25,000 £28,000 £28,500
90th Percentile £68,000 £67,500 £63,750
UK median annual salary £46,000 £43,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.75% +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 23,208 21,682 22,676
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 14.86% 12.99% 12.47%
Number of salaries quoted 19,057 18,337 19,351
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 £24,000 £23,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £75,000 £72,500
UK median annual salary £49,750 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +10.56% +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 26 September 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 26 September 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 -68 425 £51,000 +2.00% 50
North of England +20 144 £45,000 +28.57% 23
South East -2 130 £40,000 +6.67% 20
East of England +51 102 £42,500 -10.53% 13
North West +4 74 £34,000 -12.26% 18
Yorkshire +41 67 £47,500 +35.71% 5
Midlands +15 55 £45,000 +28.11% 13
West Midlands +29 49 £50,000 +40.35% 8
South West +16 39 £33,952 -0.14% 9
East Midlands -10 6 £33,250 -5.00% 5
North East -20 3 £55,000 +103.70%
XenApp
UK

For the 6 months to 26 September 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.

1 870 (96.35%) Citrix
2 776 (85.94%) Windows
3 649 (71.87%) VMware
4 602 (66.67%) Active Directory
5 589 (65.23%) Microsoft
6 510 (56.48%) XenDesktop
7 499 (55.26%) Windows Server
8 427 (47.29%) VMware Infrastructure
9 357 (39.53%) Office 365
10 319 (35.33%) MS Exchange
11 306 (33.89%) Windows Server 2008
12 284 (31.45%) Windows Server 2012
13 270 (29.90%) ITIL
14 269 (29.79%) Windows 10
15 239 (26.47%) Infrastructure Engineering
16 228 (25.25%) Hyper-V
17 220 (24.36%) Windows 7
18 219 (24.25%) DNS
19 213 (23.59%) SCCM
20 208 (23.03%) PowerShell
21 204 (22.59%) Finance
22 200 (22.15%) Firewall
23 198 (21.93%) Microsoft Azure
24 195 (21.59%) Cisco
25 184 (20.38%) NetScaler
26 181 (20.04%) VMware ESXi
27 176 (19.49%) DHCP
28 174 (19.27%) vSphere
29 172 (19.05%) SAN
30 168 (18.60%) Exchange Server 2010

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
1 319 (35.33%) MS Exchange
2 168 (18.60%) Exchange Server 2010
3 117 (12.96%) Exchange Server 2013
4 65 (7.20%) Skype for Business
5 63 (6.98%) SharePoint
6 48 (5.32%) Exchange Server 2003
7 28 (3.10%) IIS
8 20 (2.21%) Exchange Server 2007
9 16 (1.77%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 8 (0.89%) OpenStack
11 4 (0.44%) Apache
11 4 (0.44%) CMS
12 3 (0.33%) Elasticsearch
12 3 (0.33%) Tomcat
13 2 (0.22%) Confluence
13 2 (0.22%) IBM Notes
13 2 (0.22%) JBoss
13 2 (0.22%) Office Communications Server
13 2 (0.22%) SharePoint 2013
13 2 (0.22%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 128 (14.17%) Microsoft Office
2 14 (1.55%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.11%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (0.11%) AutoCAD
3 1 (0.11%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.11%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.11%) Revit
3 1 (0.11%) SketchUp
Business Applications
1 10 (1.11%) Infor SunSystems
1 10 (1.11%) ReMetrica
2 5 (0.55%) Remedy ITSM
3 4 (0.44%) Elite 3E
4 3 (0.33%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (0.22%) Maximo
5 2 (0.22%) Unit4 Business World
6 1 (0.11%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 357 (39.53%) Office 365
2 198 (21.93%) Microsoft Azure
3 84 (9.30%) Amazon AWS
4 32 (3.54%) IaaS
5 26 (2.88%) OneDrive
6 24 (2.66%) Cloud Computing
7 23 (2.55%) PaaS
8 13 (1.44%) SaaS
9 9 (1.00%) Adobe Creative Cloud
9 9 (1.00%) Mimecast
10 8 (0.89%) Azure Active Directory
11 6 (0.66%) Google Cloud Platform
12 4 (0.44%) Yammer
13 2 (0.22%) Azure Functions
13 2 (0.22%) Azure Machine Learning
13 2 (0.22%) G Suite
13 2 (0.22%) Serverless
14 1 (0.11%) OpenDNS
Communications & Networking
1 219 (24.25%) DNS
2 200 (22.15%) Firewall
3 184 (20.38%) NetScaler
4 176 (19.49%) DHCP
5 172 (19.05%) SAN
6 139 (15.39%) TCP/IP
7 122 (13.51%) WAN
8 86 (9.52%) LAN
9 80 (8.86%) VPN
10 62 (6.87%) Remote Desktop
11 55 (6.09%) Skype
12 34 (3.77%) VLAN
13 33 (3.65%) Cisco ASA
14 31 (3.43%) NAS
14 31 (3.43%) Network Security
15 26 (2.88%) VoIP
16 25 (2.77%) Cisco IOS
17 22 (2.44%) iSCSI
17 22 (2.44%) MPLS
18 21 (2.33%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 149 (16.50%) SQL Server
2 53 (5.87%) SQL Server 2008
3 37 (4.10%) SQL Server 2005
4 31 (3.43%) SQL Server 2012
4 31 (3.43%) SQL Server 2016
5 28 (3.10%) SQL Server 2014
6 6 (0.66%) MySQL
7 4 (0.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 3 (0.33%) Blockchain
8 3 (0.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 3 (0.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (0.22%) Azure SQL Database
9 2 (0.22%) Big Data
9 2 (0.22%) Data Lake
9 2 (0.22%) Hadoop
9 2 (0.22%) Oracle Reports
9 2 (0.22%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (0.22%) QlikView
10 1 (0.11%) FileMaker
10 1 (0.11%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 14 (1.55%) Sonatype Nexus
2 4 (0.44%) Jenkins
2 4 (0.44%) MSI
3 3 (0.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 2 (0.22%) Git (software)
4 2 (0.22%) GitLab
4 2 (0.22%) JIRA
4 2 (0.22%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.11%) AutoIt
5 1 (0.11%) InstallShield
5 1 (0.11%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 204 (22.59%) Finance
2 38 (4.21%) Legal
3 32 (3.54%) Law
4 31 (3.43%) Telecoms
5 30 (3.32%) Retail
6 28 (3.10%) Back Office
7 25 (2.77%) Banking
8 10 (1.11%) Publishing
9 9 (1.00%) Marketing
10 8 (0.89%) Manufacturing
11 6 (0.66%) Investment Banking
11 6 (0.66%) Local Government
12 5 (0.55%) Advertising
12 5 (0.55%) Electronics
13 4 (0.44%) Automotive
13 4 (0.44%) Financial Institution
13 4 (0.44%) Online Betting
14 3 (0.33%) French Language
14 3 (0.33%) Front Office
15 2 (0.22%) German Language
Job Titles
1 184 (20.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 157 (17.39%) Citrix Engineer
3 156 (17.28%) Support Engineer
4 112 (12.40%) Analyst
5 103 (11.41%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 81 (8.97%) 3rd Line Support
7 66 (7.31%) IT Engineer
8 65 (7.20%) Citrix Infrastructure Engineer
9 63 (6.98%) Citrix Support
10 61 (6.76%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
11 58 (6.42%) Desktop Support
11 58 (6.42%) IT Support
12 55 (6.09%) 2nd Line Support
13 48 (5.32%) Citrix Support Engineer
14 47 (5.20%) Consultant
14 47 (5.20%) VMware Engineer
15 46 (5.09%) Infrastructure Manager
15 46 (5.09%) Infrastructure Support
16 45 (4.98%) Infrastructure Specialist
16 45 (4.98%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (3.54%) Web Services
2 18 (1.99%) Flash
3 13 (1.44%) LDAP
4 11 (1.22%) X-Windows
5 8 (0.89%) WSH
6 7 (0.78%) Software Packaging
7 6 (0.66%) .NET
8 5 (0.55%) ADSI
9 4 (0.44%) SAML
10 2 (0.22%) ASP.NET
10 2 (0.22%) COM
10 2 (0.22%) JSON
10 2 (0.22%) LAPP Stack
10 2 (0.22%) Node.js
11 1 (0.11%) FIX Protocol
11 1 (0.11%) HTML
11 1 (0.11%) Middleware
11 1 (0.11%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 93 (10.30%) Data Centre
2 81 (8.97%) Analytical Skills
3 80 (8.86%) Self-Motivation
4 43 (4.76%) Fat Client
4 43 (4.76%) Thin Client
5 29 (3.21%) Clustering
6 25 (2.77%) Computer Science
7 20 (2.21%) Public Cloud
8 19 (2.10%) Driving Licence
8 19 (2.10%) EMC VMAX
8 19 (2.10%) Management Information System
8 19 (2.10%) Replication
9 18 (1.99%) Blackberry
9 18 (1.99%) Virtual Team
10 17 (1.88%) PKI
11 15 (1.66%) Video Conferencing
12 12 (1.33%) NHS
13 9 (1.00%) Hedge funds
13 9 (1.00%) User Experience
14 8 (0.89%) HP StoreVirtual
Operating Systems
1 776 (85.94%) Windows
2 499 (55.26%) Windows Server
3 306 (33.89%) Windows Server 2008
4 284 (31.45%) Windows Server 2012
5 269 (29.79%) Windows 10
6 220 (24.36%) Windows 7
7 95 (10.52%) Linux
8 85 (9.41%) Windows 8
9 71 (7.86%) Windows Server 2003
10 21 (2.33%) Windows XP
11 19 (2.10%) Unix
12 18 (1.99%) Mac OS
12 18 (1.99%) Windows 2000 Server
13 16 (1.77%) Android
14 13 (1.44%) Solaris
15 12 (1.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 10 (1.11%) Apple iOS
17 4 (0.44%) AIX
18 3 (0.33%) CentOS
18 3 (0.33%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 270 (29.90%) ITIL
2 239 (26.47%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 126 (13.95%) Problem-Solving
4 81 (8.97%) Migration
5 62 (6.87%) Project Management
6 61 (6.76%) Service Delivery
7 55 (6.09%) Continuous Improvement
8 50 (5.54%) Root Cause Analysis
9 49 (5.43%) Presales
10 40 (4.43%) DevOps
11 39 (4.32%) Patch Management
12 38 (4.21%) Disaster Recovery
12 38 (4.21%) Mentoring
12 38 (4.21%) Problem Management
13 36 (3.99%) Application Packaging
14 35 (3.88%) Agile Software Development
15 32 (3.54%) High Availability
15 32 (3.54%) Incident Management
15 32 (3.54%) Server Virtualisation
16 31 (3.43%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 208 (23.03%) PowerShell
2 146 (16.17%) SQL
3 28 (3.10%) Python
4 23 (2.55%) Bash Shell
5 15 (1.66%) VB
6 14 (1.55%) VBScript
7 9 (1.00%) C
8 5 (0.55%) C#
8 5 (0.55%) Korn
8 5 (0.55%) Perl
8 5 (0.55%) Ruby
9 2 (0.22%) Java
10 1 (0.11%) PHP
Qualifications
1 146 (16.17%) Microsoft Certification
2 100 (11.07%) MCSE
3 81 (8.97%) Citrix Certification
4 71 (7.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 64 (7.09%) Degree
6 61 (6.76%) Cisco Certification
7 45 (4.98%) CCNA
8 40 (4.43%) MCSA
9 38 (4.21%) ITIL Certification
10 32 (3.54%) MCITP
11 29 (3.21%) CCA
12 25 (2.77%) CCNP
13 24 (2.66%) MCP
14 17 (1.88%) Computer Science Degree
15 15 (1.66%) Security Cleared
16 14 (1.55%) CCIE
17 10 (1.11%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
18 9 (1.00%) MCTS
19 8 (0.89%) MCDST
20 7 (0.78%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 98 (10.85%) SLA
2 9 (1.00%) GDPR
3 6 (0.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (0.66%) PCI DSS
4 5 (0.55%) QA
5 4 (0.44%) PMBOK
6 2 (0.22%) COBIT
6 2 (0.22%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 602 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 510 (56.48%) XenDesktop
3 427 (47.29%) VMware Infrastructure
4 228 (25.25%) Hyper-V
5 181 (20.04%) VMware ESXi
6 174 (19.27%) vSphere
7 110 (12.18%) Microsoft App-V
8 95 (10.52%) XenServer
9 37 (4.10%) Terminal Services
10 26 (2.88%) Virtual Machines
11 23 (2.55%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 20 (2.21%) Virtual Desktop
13 17 (1.88%) BitLocker
14 16 (1.77%) VirtualBox
15 14 (1.55%) VMware NSX
16 13 (1.44%) Forefront TMG
17 10 (1.11%) Docker
17 10 (1.11%) Firmware
17 10 (1.11%) Virtual Servers
18 8 (0.89%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 213 (23.59%) SCCM
2 49 (5.43%) SCOM
3 43 (4.76%) Microsoft Intune
4 42 (4.65%) XenMobile
5 30 (3.32%) Backup Exec
5 30 (3.32%) NetBackup
6 28 (3.10%) Norton AntiVirus
7 26 (2.88%) Puppet
8 24 (2.66%) WSUS
9 23 (2.55%) vCenter Server
10 18 (1.99%) SCOrch
10 18 (1.99%) Terraform
11 17 (1.88%) SCVMM
12 14 (1.55%) vMotion
13 11 (1.22%) EdgeSight
13 11 (1.22%) Microsoft Clustering
14 10 (1.11%) AirWatch
14 10 (1.11%) Failover Clustering
15 9 (1.00%) vRealize
16 7 (0.78%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
Vendors
1 870 (96.35%) Citrix
2 649 (71.87%) VMware
3 589 (65.23%) Microsoft
4 195 (21.59%) Cisco
5 107 (11.85%) HP
6 85 (9.41%) Ivanti
7 76 (8.42%) Symantec
8 68 (7.53%) NetApp
9 50 (5.54%) Veeam
10 48 (5.32%) Dell
10 48 (5.32%) EMC
11 46 (5.09%) McAfee
12 40 (4.43%) Apple
13 36 (3.99%) CommVault
14 33 (3.65%) F5
15 29 (3.21%) CheckPoint
16 24 (2.66%) Google
16 24 (2.66%) IBM
16 24 (2.66%) Meraki
17 22 (2.44%) Avaya