Period
to 27 May 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 27 May 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Citrix XenApp
UK > England
6 months to
27 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 465 479 451
Rank change year-on-year +14 -28 -95
Permanent jobs citing XenApp 827 971 1,054
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.62% 0.60% 0.66%
As % of the System Software category 3.69% 4.26% 5.22%
Number of salaries quoted 687 769 900
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £28,000 £25,750
90th Percentile £68,750 £66,250 £66,375
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -

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 22,397 22,778 20,177
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 16.81% 14.12% 12.55%
Number of salaries quoted 18,286 18,552 16,997
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +11.76% +2.41%
10th Percentile £25,750 £25,000 £24,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £75,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% +11.76% +3.66%

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 27 May 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 27 May 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 +28 351 £52,500 +5.00% 6
Midlands +13 122 £40,000 +6.67% 2
North of England +29 121 £44,750 +5.29% 1
South East -16 101 £52,500 +31.25% 1
West Midlands +4 91 £42,500 +6.25% 2
South West +63 76 £46,000 +31.43% 1
Yorkshire +15 71 £45,000 +2.27% 1
East of England +37 51 £37,500 -11.76% 2
North West +32 47 £37,500 +1.35%
East Midlands +32 31 £38,500 +13.24%
North East +19 3 £31,000 -43.64%
XenApp
UK

For the 6 months to 27 May 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.

1 776 (93.83%) Citrix
2 626 (75.70%) Windows
3 604 (73.04%) Active Directory
4 562 (67.96%) VMware
5 530 (64.09%) Microsoft
6 395 (47.76%) Windows Server
7 380 (45.95%) VMware Infrastructure
8 361 (43.65%) Office 365
9 344 (41.60%) Microsoft Azure
10 335 (40.51%) XenDesktop
11 334 (40.39%) Hyper-V
12 261 (31.56%) ITIL
13 260 (31.44%) PowerShell
14 252 (30.47%) SCCM
15 247 (29.87%) Infrastructure Engineering
16 236 (28.54%) DNS
17 224 (27.09%) Cisco
18 221 (26.72%) DHCP
19 211 (25.51%) NetScaler
20 202 (24.43%) SQL
21 194 (23.46%) MS Exchange
22 187 (22.61%) Finance
23 181 (21.89%) SQL Server
24 161 (19.47%) Windows 10
25 158 (19.11%) Windows Server 2012
26 149 (18.02%) Windows Server 2008
27 148 (17.90%) Firewall
28 143 (17.29%) Microsoft Certification
29 136 (16.44%) Microsoft App-V
30 133 (16.08%) 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
1 194 (23.46%) MS Exchange
2 131 (15.84%) SharePoint
3 90 (10.88%) Exchange Server 2010
4 89 (10.76%) Skype for Business
5 58 (7.01%) IIS
6 50 (6.05%) Exchange Server 2013
7 24 (2.90%) Confluence
8 15 (1.81%) Apache
8 15 (1.81%) Tomcat
9 14 (1.69%) SharePoint 2013
10 13 (1.57%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 10 (1.21%) SharePoint 2010
12 9 (1.09%) SAS
13 7 (0.85%) WebSphere
14 6 (0.73%) WebSphere Application Server
15 5 (0.60%) Elasticsearch
15 5 (0.60%) Exchange Server 2003
16 3 (0.36%) Exchange Server 2007
16 3 (0.36%) IBM Notes
16 3 (0.36%) WordPress
Applications
1 86 (10.40%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (0.97%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (0.48%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.24%) Chatbot
5 1 (0.12%) Adobe Premiere
5 1 (0.12%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (0.97%) Dynamics CRM
1 8 (0.97%) Remedy ITSM
2 7 (0.85%) Temenos T24
3 2 (0.24%) Elite 3E
4 1 (0.12%) Aareon QL
4 1 (0.12%) Academy Housing
4 1 (0.12%) Dynamics GP
4 1 (0.12%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.12%) Exchequer
4 1 (0.12%) Lawson
4 1 (0.12%) MIS ActiveH
4 1 (0.12%) Northgate Housing
4 1 (0.12%) OPENHousing
4 1 (0.12%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (0.12%) Orchard Housing
4 1 (0.12%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 361 (43.65%) Office 365
2 344 (41.60%) Microsoft Azure
3 72 (8.71%) Amazon AWS
3 72 (8.71%) IaaS
4 68 (8.22%) Azure Active Directory
5 56 (6.77%) OneDrive
6 54 (6.53%) PaaS
7 35 (4.23%) SaaS
8 34 (4.11%) Azure Stack
9 21 (2.54%) BPaaS
10 13 (1.57%) OpenDNS
11 11 (1.33%) Azure Functions
11 11 (1.33%) Azure Machine Learning
11 11 (1.33%) Mimecast
11 11 (1.33%) Serverless
12 9 (1.09%) Adobe Creative Cloud
13 2 (0.24%) Cloud Computing
13 2 (0.24%) Power Platform
14 1 (0.12%) Amazon EC2
14 1 (0.12%) Azure ExpressRoute
Communications & Networking
1 236 (28.54%) DNS
2 221 (26.72%) DHCP
3 211 (25.51%) NetScaler
4 148 (17.90%) Firewall
5 133 (16.08%) WAN
6 132 (15.96%) TCP/IP
7 131 (15.84%) LAN
8 129 (15.60%) SAN
9 117 (14.15%) Skype
10 64 (7.74%) Wireless
11 56 (6.77%) Remote Desktop
12 47 (5.68%) VPN
13 44 (5.32%) VLAN
14 36 (4.35%) Cisco ASA
15 35 (4.23%) NAS
16 32 (3.87%) Fibre Channel
17 30 (3.63%) VoIP
18 26 (3.14%) Internet
19 25 (3.02%) iSCSI
20 24 (2.90%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 181 (21.89%) SQL Server
2 19 (2.30%) Azure SQL Database
2 19 (2.30%) SQL Server 2014
3 15 (1.81%) SQL Server 2012
4 13 (1.57%) SQL Server 2008
5 9 (1.09%) SQL Server 2005
6 6 (0.73%) SQL Server 2016
7 4 (0.48%) PostgreSQL
8 3 (0.36%) Big Data
9 2 (0.24%) Crystal Reports
9 2 (0.24%) MongoDB
9 2 (0.24%) MySQL
9 2 (0.24%) Power BI
10 1 (0.12%) Amazon RDS
10 1 (0.12%) BusinessObjects
10 1 (0.12%) Oracle Database
10 1 (0.12%) Oracle Database 10g
10 1 (0.12%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 34 (4.11%) Visual Studio
2 33 (3.99%) JIRA
3 32 (3.87%) TestRail
3 32 (3.87%) Zephyr
4 25 (3.02%) Visual Studio Team System
5 22 (2.66%) MSI
6 18 (2.18%) Git (software)
6 18 (2.18%) InstallShield
7 12 (1.45%) Jenkins
8 10 (1.21%) Eclipse
9 7 (0.85%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 1 (0.12%) Team Foundation Server
10 1 (0.12%) WiX
General
1 187 (22.61%) Finance
2 38 (4.59%) Legal
3 31 (3.75%) Banking
4 27 (3.26%) Law
5 25 (3.02%) Retail
6 17 (2.06%) Back Office
7 14 (1.69%) Advertising
8 9 (1.09%) Telecoms
9 8 (0.97%) Marketing
10 5 (0.60%) Financial Institution
11 4 (0.48%) Manufacturing
12 3 (0.36%) Automotive
12 3 (0.36%) Electronics
13 2 (0.24%) Games
13 2 (0.24%) Publishing
14 1 (0.12%) Investment Banking
14 1 (0.12%) Military
Job Titles
1 227 (27.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 121 (14.63%) Analyst
3 107 (12.94%) Citrix Engineer
4 78 (9.43%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 77 (9.31%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 66 (7.98%) Support Engineer
7 62 (7.50%) Citrix Infrastructure Engineer
8 56 (6.77%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
9 55 (6.65%) IT Engineer
10 51 (6.17%) Architect
11 48 (5.80%) 3rd Line Support
12 43 (5.20%) Consultant
13 38 (4.59%) VMware Engineer
14 36 (4.35%) Administrator
14 36 (4.35%) IT Support
15 35 (4.23%) Cloud Architect
15 35 (4.23%) Systems Administrator
16 33 (3.99%) Support Analyst
17 31 (3.75%) 2nd Line Engineer
18 30 (3.63%) VMware Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (5.44%) JSON
2 23 (2.78%) .NET
3 19 (2.30%) Web Services
4 13 (1.57%) SAML
5 8 (0.97%) Apache Flex
6 6 (0.73%) WebSphere MQ
7 5 (0.60%) 802.1X
8 4 (0.48%) COM
8 4 (0.48%) Spring
9 2 (0.24%) Elastic Stack
9 2 (0.24%) MSMQ
9 2 (0.24%) Software Packaging
9 2 (0.24%) Web Services Management
9 2 (0.24%) WSH
10 1 (0.12%) ADSI
10 1 (0.12%) LDAP
10 1 (0.12%) Regular Expression
10 1 (0.12%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 95 (11.49%) Data Centre
2 76 (9.19%) Self-Motivation
3 72 (8.71%) Clustering
4 70 (8.46%) Analytical Skills
5 34 (4.11%) Enterprise Software
6 33 (3.99%) Public Cloud
7 31 (3.75%) Fat Client
7 31 (3.75%) Thin Client
8 30 (3.63%) Replication
9 28 (3.39%) Hybrid Cloud
10 22 (2.66%) Management Information System
10 22 (2.66%) PKI
11 16 (1.93%) Data Protection Act
12 14 (1.69%) User Experience
13 13 (1.57%) CMDB
13 13 (1.57%) e-Learning
14 11 (1.33%) Blackberry
14 11 (1.33%) Mobile Computing
15 9 (1.09%) Driving Licence
15 9 (1.09%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 626 (75.70%) Windows
2 395 (47.76%) Windows Server
3 161 (19.47%) Windows 10
4 158 (19.11%) Windows Server 2012
5 149 (18.02%) Windows Server 2008
6 130 (15.72%) Linux
7 120 (14.51%) Windows 7
8 56 (6.77%) Windows Server 2003
9 51 (6.17%) Unix
10 46 (5.56%) Windows 8
11 40 (4.84%) Mac OS
12 16 (1.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 14 (1.69%) Android
13 14 (1.69%) Mac OS X
14 13 (1.57%) Apple iOS
14 13 (1.57%) Windows XP
15 6 (0.73%) Windows 2000 Server
16 5 (0.60%) CentOS
17 3 (0.36%) Ubuntu
18 2 (0.24%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 261 (31.56%) ITIL
2 247 (29.87%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 106 (12.82%) Problem-Solving
4 80 (9.67%) Agile Software Development
4 80 (9.67%) Project Management
5 79 (9.55%) Disaster Recovery
6 78 (9.43%) High Availability
7 74 (8.95%) Migration
8 68 (8.22%) Service Delivery
9 60 (7.26%) Mentoring
10 58 (7.01%) Application Packaging
11 56 (6.77%) Service Management
12 50 (6.05%) CRM
13 49 (5.93%) DevOps
14 47 (5.68%) Change Management
14 47 (5.68%) Presales
15 46 (5.56%) Data Protection
16 45 (5.44%) Business Continuity
17 44 (5.32%) PRINCE2
18 43 (5.20%) Customer Requirements
Programming Languages
1 260 (31.44%) PowerShell
2 202 (24.43%) SQL
3 49 (5.93%) Python
4 33 (3.99%) JavaScript
5 32 (3.87%) PHP
6 23 (2.78%) C#
7 22 (2.66%) VB.NET
8 21 (2.54%) Java
9 20 (2.42%) Bash Shell
10 11 (1.33%) VBScript
11 5 (0.60%) C
11 5 (0.60%) VB
12 4 (0.48%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 143 (17.29%) Microsoft Certification
2 116 (14.03%) MCSE
3 92 (11.12%) Citrix Certification
4 73 (8.83%) Cisco Certification
5 70 (8.46%) Security Cleared
6 67 (8.10%) Degree
7 66 (7.98%) CCNA
8 52 (6.29%) CCA
9 42 (5.08%) MCSA
10 41 (4.96%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 37 (4.47%) MCP
12 32 (3.87%) DV Cleared
13 30 (3.63%) ITIL Certification
14 24 (2.90%) SC Cleared
15 23 (2.78%) RHCE
16 22 (2.66%) CCNP
17 17 (2.06%) MCITP
18 7 (0.85%) VCP6
19 5 (0.60%) Computer Science Degree
20 4 (0.48%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 102 (12.33%) SLA
2 34 (4.11%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 28 (3.39%) QA
4 24 (2.90%) GDPR
5 18 (2.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 6 (0.73%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 3 (0.36%) Cyber Essentials
7 3 (0.36%) PCI DSS
7 3 (0.36%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 2 (0.24%) COBIT
9 1 (0.12%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 604 (73.04%) Active Directory
2 380 (45.95%) VMware Infrastructure
3 335 (40.51%) XenDesktop
4 334 (40.39%) Hyper-V
5 136 (16.44%) Microsoft App-V
6 113 (13.66%) vSphere
7 85 (10.28%) VMware ESXi
8 81 (9.79%) Citrix Hypervisor
9 41 (4.96%) Virtual Desktop
10 37 (4.47%) Virtual Machines
11 25 (3.02%) Terminal Services
12 22 (2.66%) BitLocker
13 20 (2.42%) Virtual Servers
14 17 (2.06%) Docker
15 16 (1.93%) VMware Workstation
16 15 (1.81%) DFS Replication
17 11 (1.33%) Firmware
18 10 (1.21%) Microsoft Virtual Server
19 6 (0.73%) NFS
20 5 (0.60%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 252 (30.47%) SCCM
2 85 (10.28%) SCOM
3 64 (7.74%) Microsoft Intune
4 57 (6.89%) XenMobile
5 49 (5.93%) vCenter Server
6 48 (5.80%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 45 (5.44%) SCOrch
8 27 (3.26%) Backup Exec
9 26 (3.14%) FortiGate
9 26 (3.14%) Microsoft Clustering
10 24 (2.90%) NetBackup
11 21 (2.54%) WSUS
12 19 (2.30%) Puppet
13 17 (2.06%) Ansible
14 16 (1.93%) Terraform
15 15 (1.81%) SCVMM
16 14 (1.69%) Nagios
17 13 (1.57%) SCDPM
17 13 (1.57%) Single Sign-On
18 12 (1.45%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 776 (93.83%) Citrix
2 562 (67.96%) VMware
3 530 (64.09%) Microsoft
4 224 (27.09%) Cisco
5 109 (13.18%) HP
6 97 (11.73%) Dell
7 82 (9.92%) NetApp
8 69 (8.34%) Veeam
9 61 (7.38%) Symantec
10 59 (7.13%) Ivanti
11 36 (4.35%) Splunk
12 31 (3.75%) Apple
12 31 (3.75%) McAfee
13 28 (3.39%) CommVault
14 27 (3.26%) CheckPoint
15 25 (3.02%) SolarWinds
16 23 (2.78%) Atlassian
17 22 (2.66%) Meraki
18 21 (2.54%) EMC
18 21 (2.54%) Sophos