Period
to 10 May 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 10 May 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Citrix XenApp
UK > England
6 months to
10 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 584 419 463
Rank change year-on-year -165 +44 +24
Permanent jobs citing XenApp 259 619 862
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 0.33% 0.67% 0.63%
As % of the System Software category 1.74% 3.85% 3.81%
Number of salaries quoted 208 441 724
10th Percentile £24,175 £30,500 £30,725
25th Percentile £32,500 £37,500 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £42,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year -15.00% +5.26% +5.56%
75th Percentile £53,750 £62,500 £58,750
90th Percentile £63,250 £73,750 £67,500
UK median annual salary £42,500 £51,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year -17.48% +8.42% +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 14,905 16,072 22,611
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 19.12% 17.43% 16.64%
Number of salaries quoted 11,894 13,319 18,616
10th Percentile £30,000 £26,750 £25,938
25th Percentile £40,000 £36,250 £33,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%
75th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £68,750
90th Percentile £91,250 £87,500 £85,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%

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 10 May 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 10 May 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
Midlands -27 79 £40,000 +6.67% 8
London -119 71 £55,000 -8.33% 20
West Midlands -39 42 £40,000 +9.59% 2
South East +36 41 £38,750 -18.42% 8
East Midlands +19 37 £40,000 -23.81% 6
North of England -42 30 £43,750 +1.16% 4
South West -18 28 £25,000 -35.48% 6
North West -4 20 £45,000 -5.26% 1
East of England -10 9 £40,000 -5.88% 2
Yorkshire -28 7 £26,500 -40.45% 2
North East +4 3 £51,000 +23.64% 1
XenApp
UK

For the 6 months to 10 May 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.

1 259 (100.00%) Citrix
2 228 (88.03%) VMware
3 196 (75.68%) Microsoft
4 185 (71.43%) Windows
5 169 (65.25%) Active Directory
6 162 (62.55%) VMware Infrastructure
7 160 (61.78%) Microsoft 365
8 148 (57.14%) Azure
9 146 (56.37%) Windows Server
10 138 (53.28%) XenDesktop
11 102 (39.38%) PowerShell
11 102 (39.38%) Hyper-V
12 91 (35.14%) Cisco
13 83 (32.05%) MS Exchange
14 80 (30.89%) ITIL
15 74 (28.57%) Firewall
15 74 (28.57%) Infrastructure Engineering
16 71 (27.41%) Problem-Solving
17 69 (26.64%) DNS
18 67 (25.87%) Veeam
18 67 (25.87%) Social Skills
19 59 (22.78%) vSphere
20 57 (22.01%) DHCP
21 56 (21.62%) SAN
22 55 (21.24%) Windows Server 2008
23 53 (20.46%) TCP/IP
24 52 (20.08%) AWS
25 50 (19.31%) Microsoft Certification
25 50 (19.31%) NetScaler
26 48 (18.53%) Windows Server 2012

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 83 (32.05%) MS Exchange
2 25 (9.65%) SharePoint
3 22 (8.49%) Exchange Server 2013
4 19 (7.34%) Exchange Server 2010
5 13 (5.02%) IIS
6 11 (4.25%) Skype for Business
7 8 (3.09%) Confluence
7 8 (3.09%) SharePoint Server
8 3 (1.16%) SharePoint 2010
9 2 (0.77%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (0.39%) Exchange Server 2003
10 1 (0.39%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 45 (17.37%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 160 (61.78%) Microsoft 365
2 148 (57.14%) Azure
3 52 (20.08%) AWS
4 15 (5.79%) OpenShift
5 14 (5.41%) Azure Active Directory
6 10 (3.86%) Mimecast
7 6 (2.32%) PaaS
8 5 (1.93%) Azure Storage
9 4 (1.54%) IaaS
9 4 (1.54%) OneDrive
10 3 (1.16%) Cloud Computing
10 3 (1.16%) Google Workspace
10 3 (1.16%) Power Platform
10 3 (1.16%) SaaS
11 2 (0.77%) Power Automate
11 2 (0.77%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 74 (28.57%) Firewall
2 69 (26.64%) DNS
3 57 (22.01%) DHCP
4 56 (21.62%) SAN
5 53 (20.46%) TCP/IP
6 50 (19.31%) NetScaler
7 37 (14.29%) VPN
7 37 (14.29%) WAN
8 32 (12.36%) LAN
9 24 (9.27%) VoIP
10 23 (8.88%) Remote Desktop
11 20 (7.72%) NAS
12 13 (5.02%) iSCSI
12 13 (5.02%) Wireless
13 10 (3.86%) Network Security
14 9 (3.47%) Cisco IOS
15 8 (3.09%) Ethernet
15 8 (3.09%) Intranet
15 8 (3.09%) Skype
16 7 (2.70%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (7.72%) SQL Server
2 9 (3.47%) Amazon RDS
3 7 (2.70%) SQL Server 2016
4 6 (2.32%) SQL Server 2005
5 5 (1.93%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (1.16%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (0.77%) Relational Database
7 2 (0.77%) SQL Server 2019
General
1 67 (25.87%) Social Skills
2 30 (11.58%) Finance
3 29 (11.20%) Public Sector
4 25 (9.65%) Telecoms
5 21 (8.11%) Analytical Skills
6 13 (5.02%) Digital Economy
7 6 (2.32%) Local Government
7 6 (2.32%) Retail
8 5 (1.93%) Law
8 5 (1.93%) Legal
9 4 (1.54%) Organisational Skills
9 4 (1.54%) Presentation Skills
10 3 (1.16%) Banking
10 3 (1.16%) Billing
10 3 (1.16%) Games
11 2 (0.77%) Aerospace
11 2 (0.77%) Back Office
11 2 (0.77%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.39%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 69 (26.64%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 58 (22.39%) Support Engineer
3 38 (14.67%) 3rd Line Support
4 35 (13.51%) Analyst
5 32 (12.36%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 28 (10.81%) Citrix Engineer
7 24 (9.27%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 20 (7.72%) Citrix Support
9 19 (7.34%) 2nd Line Support
9 19 (7.34%) Support Analyst
10 18 (6.95%) Citrix Support Engineer
10 18 (6.95%) Infrastructure Support
11 17 (6.56%) 2nd Line Engineer
11 17 (6.56%) Infrastructure Analyst
11 17 (6.56%) IT Engineer
11 17 (6.56%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
12 16 (6.18%) IT Support
13 14 (5.41%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
13 14 (5.41%) Senior Support Engineer
13 14 (5.41%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (6.18%) LDAP
2 3 (1.16%) SAML
3 2 (0.77%) Web Services
4 1 (0.39%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 32 (12.36%) Data Centre
2 17 (6.56%) Replication
3 15 (5.79%) Management Information System
4 13 (5.02%) Enterprise Storage
5 12 (4.63%) Self-Motivation
6 11 (4.25%) Clustering
7 8 (3.09%) Fat Client
7 8 (3.09%) Thin Client
8 7 (2.70%) Public Cloud
9 6 (2.32%) PKI
10 5 (1.93%) Hybrid Cloud
11 4 (1.54%) Client/Server
11 4 (1.54%) EMC VNX
12 2 (0.77%) Blackberry
12 2 (0.77%) Driving Licence
12 2 (0.77%) Hedge funds
12 2 (0.77%) iPhone
12 2 (0.77%) SCADA
12 2 (0.77%) Smartphone
12 2 (0.77%) Symmetrix
Operating Systems
1 185 (71.43%) Windows
2 146 (56.37%) Windows Server
3 55 (21.24%) Windows Server 2008
4 48 (18.53%) Windows Server 2012
5 39 (15.06%) Windows Server 2016
6 32 (12.36%) Windows 10
7 30 (11.58%) Windows Server 2019
8 23 (8.88%) Linux
9 15 (5.79%) Windows 7
10 10 (3.86%) Windows Server 2003
11 9 (3.47%) Android
12 7 (2.70%) Windows 8
13 2 (0.77%) Oracle Linux
13 2 (0.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 2 (0.77%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (30.89%) ITIL
2 74 (28.57%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 71 (27.41%) Problem-Solving
4 35 (13.51%) Disaster Recovery
5 32 (12.36%) Desktop Virtualisation
6 24 (9.27%) Problem Management
6 24 (9.27%) Project Management
6 24 (9.27%) Service Management
7 19 (7.34%) Requirements Gathering
7 19 (7.34%) Service Delivery
8 17 (6.56%) Change Management
8 17 (6.56%) Migration
9 16 (6.18%) Converged Infrastructure
9 16 (6.18%) High Availability
9 16 (6.18%) Load Balancing
9 16 (6.18%) Server Management
10 15 (5.79%) eTOM
10 15 (5.79%) Network Virtualisation
11 14 (5.41%) ITIL V3
12 13 (5.02%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 102 (39.38%) PowerShell
2 44 (16.99%) SQL
3 5 (1.93%) VBScript
4 3 (1.16%) VB
Qualifications
1 50 (19.31%) Microsoft Certification
2 42 (16.22%) Cisco Certification
3 41 (15.83%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 31 (11.97%) Citrix Certification
5 30 (11.58%) MCSE
6 25 (9.65%) CCNA
6 25 (9.65%) CCNP
7 20 (7.72%) MCSA
8 12 (4.63%) MCITP
9 11 (4.25%) Security Cleared
10 8 (3.09%) MCP
11 7 (2.70%) CCA
12 6 (2.32%) ITIL Certification
12 6 (2.32%) SC Cleared
13 5 (1.93%) CISSP
13 5 (1.93%) DV Cleared
14 4 (1.54%) CompTIA Security+
15 3 (1.16%) Degree
16 2 (0.77%) AWS Certification
17 1 (0.39%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (8.88%) SLA
2 15 (5.79%) GDPR
3 2 (0.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.39%) Cyber Essentials
4 1 (0.39%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
4 1 (0.39%) ISO 22301
4 1 (0.39%) Solvency II
System Software
1 169 (65.25%) Active Directory
2 162 (62.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 138 (53.28%) XenDesktop
4 102 (39.38%) Hyper-V
5 59 (22.78%) vSphere
6 38 (14.67%) VMware ESXi
7 22 (8.49%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 22 (8.49%) Virtual Servers
8 16 (6.18%) BitLocker
9 13 (5.02%) Citrix Hypervisor
9 13 (5.02%) NFS
10 10 (3.86%) Virtual Machines
11 8 (3.09%) Microsoft App-V
12 7 (2.70%) Virtual Desktop
13 6 (2.32%) Terminal Services
14 5 (1.93%) Forefront TMG
14 5 (1.93%) VMware Workstation
15 3 (1.16%) Docker
15 3 (1.16%) Terminal Server
16 1 (0.39%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 46 (17.76%) SCCM
2 21 (8.11%) Microsoft Intune
2 21 (8.11%) SCOM
3 19 (7.34%) Kubernetes
4 17 (6.56%) Ansible
5 16 (6.18%) HAProxy
5 16 (6.18%) vRealize
6 13 (5.02%) Backup Exec
7 11 (4.25%) Microsoft Clustering
8 10 (3.86%) WSUS
9 8 (3.09%) Norton AntiVirus
10 6 (2.32%) XenMobile
11 4 (1.54%) Nessus
11 4 (1.54%) NetBackup
11 4 (1.54%) SCOrch
11 4 (1.54%) Single Sign-On
12 2 (0.77%) BladeLogic
12 2 (0.77%) MOM
12 2 (0.77%) Nagios
12 2 (0.77%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 259 (100.00%) Citrix
2 228 (88.03%) VMware
3 196 (75.68%) Microsoft
4 91 (35.14%) Cisco
5 67 (25.87%) Veeam
6 41 (15.83%) Dell
7 33 (12.74%) Sophos
8 30 (11.58%) NetApp
9 28 (10.81%) F5
10 23 (8.88%) Oracle
11 19 (7.34%) IBM
12 18 (6.95%) HP
12 18 (6.95%) Infoblox
12 18 (6.95%) Red Hat
12 18 (6.95%) SonicWALL
13 15 (5.79%) CheckPoint
14 12 (4.63%) EMC
15 10 (3.86%) Avaya
15 10 (3.86%) SolarWinds
15 10 (3.86%) Symantec