Period
to 18 January 2022

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 18 January 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Citrix XenApp
UK > England
6 months to
18 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 733 540 434
Rank change year-on-year -193 -106 +70
Permanent jobs citing XenApp 262 218 803
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 0.24% 0.39% 0.69%
As % of the System Software category 1.32% 2.09% 4.02%
Number of salaries quoted 222 180 636
10th Percentile £28,000 £23,975 £30,000
25th Percentile £35,313 £32,000 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £43,000 £40,750 £46,625
Median % change year-on-year +5.52% -12.60% -1.84%
75th Percentile £56,250 £60,000 £60,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £77,750 £77,500
UK median annual salary £45,000 £42,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +7.14% -11.58% +1.27%

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 19,873 10,438 19,973
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 18.01% 18.65% 17.21%
Number of salaries quoted 13,790 8,924 16,611
10th Percentile £28,000 £29,500 £25,500
25th Percentile £38,000 £38,750 £32,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £56,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +1.82% +10.00% -
75th Percentile £80,000 £73,750 £70,000
90th Percentile £97,500 £87,500 £85,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +10.00% -

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 18 January 2022.

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 18 January 2022. 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 -193 110 £52,500 -12.50% 30
North of England -104 46 £41,000 +9.33% 18
Midlands -98 42 £34,750 -10.32% 10
East Midlands -41 32 £28,000 -46.67% 1
South East -121 28 £40,000 +3.90% 8
East of England -74 24 £40,000 -
North West -90 21 £41,000 +11.56% 9
North East -13 13 £40,000 -33.33% 4
Yorkshire -66 12 £42,500 +6.25% 5
South West -78 12 £43,750 +84.21% 2
West Midlands -82 10 £44,250 +26.43% 9
XenApp
UK

For the 6 months to 18 January 2022, 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.

1 258 (98.47%) Citrix
2 209 (79.77%) Windows
3 191 (72.90%) Active Directory
4 186 (70.99%) VMware
5 165 (62.98%) Microsoft
6 145 (55.34%) VMware Infrastructure
6 145 (55.34%) Windows Server
7 124 (47.33%) Microsoft 365
8 122 (46.56%) XenDesktop
9 107 (40.84%) Azure
10 90 (34.35%) Windows 10
11 89 (33.97%) Hyper-V
12 80 (30.53%) Social Skills
13 79 (30.15%) ITIL
14 77 (29.39%) Infrastructure Engineering
15 69 (26.34%) vSphere
16 65 (24.81%) PowerShell
17 64 (24.43%) WAN
17 64 (24.43%) DHCP
17 64 (24.43%) Windows Server 2012
18 62 (23.66%) LAN
18 62 (23.66%) Windows Server 2008
19 60 (22.90%) DNS
20 58 (22.14%) Cisco
21 52 (19.85%) VMware ESXi
22 51 (19.47%) SCCM
23 50 (19.08%) Firewall
23 50 (19.08%) Windows Server 2016
24 49 (18.70%) Problem-Solving
24 49 (18.70%) Change Management

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 41 (15.65%) MS Exchange
2 20 (7.63%) SharePoint
3 16 (6.11%) Exchange Server 2013
4 14 (5.34%) IIS
5 7 (2.67%) Exchange Server 2010
6 6 (2.29%) Skype for Business
7 1 (0.38%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 28 (10.69%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (1.53%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (1.15%) AutoCAD
4 1 (0.38%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.38%) Carpe Diem
Cloud Services
1 124 (47.33%) Microsoft 365
2 107 (40.84%) Azure
3 21 (8.02%) AWS
4 15 (5.73%) AWS CloudFormation
5 14 (5.34%) IaaS
6 13 (4.96%) OneDrive
7 12 (4.58%) Azure Active Directory
8 11 (4.20%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 11 (4.20%) Amazon EC2
8 11 (4.20%) Amazon ECS
8 11 (4.20%) AWS Lambda
8 11 (4.20%) Serverless
8 11 (4.20%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 9 (3.44%) SaaS
10 5 (1.91%) Mimecast
11 4 (1.53%) PaaS
12 3 (1.15%) Cloud Computing
12 3 (1.15%) Rubrik
13 2 (0.76%) Adobe Creative Cloud
13 2 (0.76%) Nutanix
Communications & Networking
1 64 (24.43%) DHCP
1 64 (24.43%) WAN
2 62 (23.66%) LAN
3 60 (22.90%) DNS
4 50 (19.08%) Firewall
5 35 (13.36%) TCP/IP
6 34 (12.98%) VPN
7 33 (12.60%) NetScaler
8 30 (11.45%) SAN
9 24 (9.16%) Wireless
10 13 (4.96%) Network Security
11 10 (3.82%) Remote Desktop
11 10 (3.82%) VLAN
12 9 (3.44%) Fibre Channel
12 9 (3.44%) WLAN
13 8 (3.05%) NAS
14 7 (2.67%) Junos
14 7 (2.67%) PBX
15 6 (2.29%) iSCSI
16 5 (1.91%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (9.16%) SQL Server
2 2 (0.76%) Amazon RDS
2 2 (0.76%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.38%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (0.38%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.38%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (0.38%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 12 (4.58%) JIRA
2 3 (1.15%) InstallShield
2 3 (1.15%) MSI
General
1 80 (30.53%) Social Skills
2 41 (15.65%) Finance
3 20 (7.63%) Organisational Skills
4 16 (6.11%) Financial Institution
5 12 (4.58%) Analytical Skills
6 11 (4.20%) Law
6 11 (4.20%) Public Sector
7 10 (3.82%) Legal
8 6 (2.29%) Telecoms
9 5 (1.91%) Manufacturing
10 4 (1.53%) Banking
10 4 (1.53%) Digital Economy
10 4 (1.53%) Documentation Skills
11 3 (1.15%) Retail
12 2 (0.76%) Advertising
12 2 (0.76%) Marketing
13 1 (0.38%) Back Office
13 1 (0.38%) Investment Banking
13 1 (0.38%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 69 (26.34%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 68 (25.95%) Analyst
3 43 (16.41%) Support Engineer
4 42 (16.03%) 2nd Line Support
5 41 (15.65%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 37 (14.12%) Support Analyst
7 31 (11.83%) IT Support
8 26 (9.92%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
9 22 (8.40%) Infrastructure Analyst
10 21 (8.02%) IT Engineer
11 20 (7.63%) 3rd Line Engineer
11 20 (7.63%) Citrix Engineer
12 19 (7.25%) VMware Engineer
13 18 (6.87%) 3rd Line Support
13 18 (6.87%) VMware Infrastructure Engineer
14 17 (6.49%) Desktop Analyst
14 17 (6.49%) Desktop Support
15 16 (6.11%) Desktop Engineer
15 16 (6.11%) IT Analyst
15 16 (6.11%) IT Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (4.20%) .NET
1 11 (4.20%) JSON
2 4 (1.53%) XMPP
3 2 (0.76%) COM
4 1 (0.38%) .NET Framework
4 1 (0.38%) ADO
4 1 (0.38%) OLE DB
4 1 (0.38%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 36 (13.74%) Data Centre
2 16 (6.11%) Self-Motivation
3 13 (4.96%) Video Conferencing
4 11 (4.20%) Enterprise Cloud
5 10 (3.82%) Fat Client
5 10 (3.82%) Thin Client
6 9 (3.44%) Replication
7 7 (2.67%) Driving Licence
8 6 (2.29%) Enterprise Storage
8 6 (2.29%) Management Information System
9 5 (1.91%) User Experience
10 4 (1.53%) CMDB
10 4 (1.53%) Enterprise Software
10 4 (1.53%) iPhone
11 3 (1.15%) Blog
11 3 (1.15%) EMC VNX
12 2 (0.76%) Blackberry
12 2 (0.76%) Hybrid Cloud
12 2 (0.76%) PKI
12 2 (0.76%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 209 (79.77%) Windows
2 145 (55.34%) Windows Server
3 90 (34.35%) Windows 10
4 64 (24.43%) Windows Server 2012
5 62 (23.66%) Windows Server 2008
6 50 (19.08%) Windows Server 2016
7 33 (12.60%) Windows Server 2019
8 26 (9.92%) Linux
9 24 (9.16%) Windows 7
10 18 (6.87%) Windows Server 2003
11 11 (4.20%) Windows 8
12 7 (2.67%) Windows 2000 Server
13 6 (2.29%) Unix
14 1 (0.38%) Android
14 1 (0.38%) Apple iOS
14 1 (0.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (30.15%) ITIL
2 77 (29.39%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 49 (18.70%) Change Management
3 49 (18.70%) Problem-Solving
4 25 (9.54%) Cybersecurity
5 23 (8.78%) Disaster Recovery
6 18 (6.87%) Project Management
6 18 (6.87%) Server Management
7 15 (5.73%) Infrastructure Automation
7 15 (5.73%) ITSM
7 15 (5.73%) Patch Management
7 15 (5.73%) Project Delivery
8 14 (5.34%) Problem Management
8 14 (5.34%) Security Patching
9 13 (4.96%) Continuous Improvement
10 12 (4.58%) Data Centre Operations
10 12 (4.58%) Incident Management
10 12 (4.58%) Investment Management
10 12 (4.58%) Proactive Monitoring
10 12 (4.58%) Server Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 65 (24.81%) PowerShell
2 49 (18.70%) SQL
3 11 (4.20%) C#
4 10 (3.82%) VB.NET
5 8 (3.05%) Python
6 6 (2.29%) Bash
6 6 (2.29%) Perl
7 4 (1.53%) C
8 3 (1.15%) VB
9 2 (0.76%) VBScript
10 1 (0.38%) Winbatch
Qualifications
1 47 (17.94%) Microsoft Certification
2 21 (8.02%) Degree
3 20 (7.63%) MCSE
3 20 (7.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 19 (7.25%) MCSA
5 16 (6.11%) Citrix Certification
6 13 (4.96%) Cisco Certification
7 12 (4.58%) MCITP
8 11 (4.20%) CCNA
9 9 (3.44%) Security Cleared
10 8 (3.05%) SC Cleared
11 7 (2.67%) JNCIA
12 6 (2.29%) CCNP
12 6 (2.29%) ITIL Certification
13 2 (0.76%) DV Cleared
14 1 (0.38%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (9.92%) SLA
2 4 (1.53%) GDPR
2 4 (1.53%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 4 (1.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (1.53%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.38%) Cyber Essentials
3 1 (0.38%) QA
System Software
1 191 (72.90%) Active Directory
2 145 (55.34%) VMware Infrastructure
3 122 (46.56%) XenDesktop
4 89 (33.97%) Hyper-V
5 69 (26.34%) vSphere
6 52 (19.85%) VMware ESXi
7 22 (8.40%) Microsoft App-V
8 11 (4.20%) Virtual Desktop
9 8 (3.05%) Citrix Hypervisor
9 8 (3.05%) VirtualBox
10 5 (1.91%) BitLocker
11 4 (1.53%) NFS
11 4 (1.53%) Terminal Services
12 2 (0.76%) Docker
12 2 (0.76%) Firmware
13 1 (0.38%) Xen
Systems Management
1 51 (19.47%) SCCM
2 24 (9.16%) Microsoft Intune
3 23 (8.78%) SCOM
4 15 (5.73%) Terraform
4 15 (5.73%) WSUS
5 12 (4.58%) Nagios
6 11 (4.20%) EdgeSight
6 11 (4.20%) SCOrch
6 11 (4.20%) SCVMM
7 9 (3.44%) NetBackup
8 7 (2.67%) Active Directory Federation Services
8 7 (2.67%) ZABBIX
9 6 (2.29%) Nessus
10 5 (1.91%) vCenter Server
11 4 (1.53%) Backup Exec
12 3 (1.15%) Single Sign-On
13 2 (0.76%) Ansible
13 2 (0.76%) Cisco CUCM
14 1 (0.38%) McAfee ePO
14 1 (0.38%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 258 (98.47%) Citrix
2 186 (70.99%) VMware
3 165 (62.98%) Microsoft
4 58 (22.14%) Cisco
5 31 (11.83%) HP
6 25 (9.54%) Veeam
7 18 (6.87%) NetApp
8 13 (4.96%) Dell
8 13 (4.96%) ServiceNow
9 11 (4.20%) EMC
9 11 (4.20%) Sophos
9 11 (4.20%) Veritas
10 10 (3.82%) CheckPoint
10 10 (3.82%) Commvault
11 9 (3.44%) Ivanti
12 7 (2.67%) Juniper
13 6 (2.29%) SonicWALL
14 5 (1.91%) Intel
15 4 (1.53%) Adobe
15 4 (1.53%) Siemens