Period
to 31 March 2020

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 31 March 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Citrix XenApp
UK > England
6 months to
31 Mar 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 410 464 484
Rank change year-on-year +54 +20 -29
Permanent jobs citing XenApp 747 854 1,009
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 0.69% 0.62% 0.61%
As % of the System Software category 4.00% 3.83% 4.45%
Number of salaries quoted 572 745 863
Median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £27,775
90th Percentile £73,750 £72,000 £65,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +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 18,670 22,312 22,678
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 17.16% 16.25% 13.67%
Number of salaries quoted 15,262 18,161 18,657
Median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.38% +10.59%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £86,250 £83,750 £78,750
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +11.11% +5.88%

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 31 March 2020.

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 31 March 2020. 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 +33 327 £57,500 +15.00% 28
Midlands +96 142 £36,500 -23.16% 13
West Midlands +67 98 £35,000 -26.32% 9
North of England +21 91 £42,500 +4.94% 23
South East +2 77 £47,250 -10.00% 12
East of England +44 66 £43,500 +12.99% 5
North West +31 55 £52,500 +45.83% 8
East Midlands +50 44 £42,500 -5.56% 4
South West +34 44 £38,250 -18.62% 5
Yorkshire +8 32 £42,500 -5.56% 10
North East +8 4 £40,000 +33.33% 5
XenApp
UK

For the 6 months to 31 March 2020, 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.

1 737 (98.66%) Citrix
2 637 (85.27%) Windows
3 568 (76.04%) Microsoft
4 496 (66.40%) Active Directory
5 483 (64.66%) VMware
6 426 (57.03%) Office 365
7 421 (56.36%) XenDesktop
8 413 (55.29%) Windows Server
9 336 (44.98%) VMware Infrastructure
10 275 (36.81%) Azure
11 256 (34.27%) PowerShell
12 241 (32.26%) MS Exchange
13 234 (31.33%) SCCM
14 215 (28.78%) Hyper-V
15 209 (27.98%) Infrastructure Engineering
16 196 (26.24%) NetScaler
17 193 (25.84%) DNS
18 184 (24.63%) DHCP
19 170 (22.76%) ITIL
19 170 (22.76%) Windows Server 2012
20 168 (22.49%) Windows 10
20 168 (22.49%) Firewall
21 149 (19.95%) Exchange Server 2010
22 148 (19.81%) AWS
23 143 (19.14%) Windows Server 2016
24 142 (19.01%) Finance
25 135 (18.07%) SQL Server
26 134 (17.94%) Cisco
27 127 (17.00%) TCP/IP
27 127 (17.00%) Data Centre

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
1 241 (32.26%) MS Exchange
2 149 (19.95%) Exchange Server 2010
3 84 (11.24%) Exchange Server 2013
4 57 (7.63%) SharePoint
5 47 (6.29%) Skype for Business
6 27 (3.61%) IIS
7 18 (2.41%) Drupal
8 14 (1.87%) Tomcat
9 6 (0.80%) Exchange Server 2007
9 6 (0.80%) SAS
10 3 (0.40%) Confluence
10 3 (0.40%) SharePoint 2010
11 2 (0.27%) WordPress
12 1 (0.13%) Exchange Server 2000
12 1 (0.13%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 80 (10.71%) Microsoft Office
2 14 (1.87%) Microsoft Excel
3 7 (0.94%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (0.40%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.13%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 1 (0.13%) assyst
1 1 (0.13%) Elite 3E
1 1 (0.13%) Faxination
1 1 (0.13%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 426 (57.03%) Office 365
2 275 (36.81%) Azure
3 148 (19.81%) AWS
4 41 (5.49%) Azure Active Directory
5 33 (4.42%) IaaS
6 24 (3.21%) OneDrive
7 22 (2.95%) Amazon EC2
8 19 (2.54%) Mimecast
9 17 (2.28%) AWS CloudFormation
9 17 (2.28%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 16 (2.14%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 11 (1.47%) Azure ExpressRoute
11 11 (1.47%) SaaS
12 10 (1.34%) Amazon ECS
12 10 (1.34%) AWS Lambda
12 10 (1.34%) Serverless
13 9 (1.20%) Azure Stack
13 9 (1.20%) Slack
14 8 (1.07%) PaaS
15 7 (0.94%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 196 (26.24%) NetScaler
2 193 (25.84%) DNS
3 184 (24.63%) DHCP
4 168 (22.49%) Firewall
5 127 (17.00%) TCP/IP
6 121 (16.20%) SAN
7 97 (12.99%) VPN
8 93 (12.45%) LAN
9 86 (11.51%) WAN
10 51 (6.83%) Skype
11 43 (5.76%) VLAN
12 40 (5.35%) iSCSI
13 34 (4.55%) VoIP
14 31 (4.15%) Cisco ASA
14 31 (4.15%) Internet
15 29 (3.88%) Remote Desktop
16 23 (3.08%) VSAN
17 19 (2.54%) Cisco IOS
18 17 (2.28%) Wi-Fi
19 16 (2.14%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 135 (18.07%) SQL Server
2 46 (6.16%) SQL Server 2016
3 44 (5.89%) SQL Server 2012
4 25 (3.35%) SQL Server 2008
5 19 (2.54%) SQL Server 2014
6 18 (2.41%) MySQL
6 18 (2.41%) PostgreSQL
7 15 (2.01%) Amazon RDS
8 6 (0.80%) Oracle Database
9 2 (0.27%) Crystal Reports
10 1 (0.13%) Azure SQL Database
10 1 (0.13%) RDBMS
10 1 (0.13%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 20 (2.68%) JIRA
2 9 (1.20%) Bitbucket
2 9 (1.20%) Octopus Deploy
2 9 (1.20%) Visual Studio
3 6 (0.80%) MSI
4 4 (0.54%) InstallShield
4 4 (0.54%) TestRail
4 4 (0.54%) Zephyr
General
1 142 (19.01%) Finance
2 28 (3.75%) Public Sector
3 23 (3.08%) Banking
4 22 (2.95%) Law
4 22 (2.95%) Retail
5 21 (2.81%) Telecoms
6 16 (2.14%) Legal
7 11 (1.47%) Back Office
8 8 (1.07%) Marketing
9 7 (0.94%) Manufacturing
10 6 (0.80%) Advertising
10 6 (0.80%) Publishing
11 4 (0.54%) Aerospace
11 4 (0.54%) Financial Institution
11 4 (0.54%) Local Government
12 3 (0.40%) Electronics
12 3 (0.40%) Housing Association
13 1 (0.13%) Dutch Language
13 1 (0.13%) French Language
13 1 (0.13%) German Language
Job Titles
1 177 (23.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 120 (16.06%) Analyst
3 76 (10.17%) Citrix Engineer
4 74 (9.91%) Consultant
5 67 (8.97%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 62 (8.30%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 60 (8.03%) Systems Engineer
8 53 (7.10%) Support Engineer
9 51 (6.83%) Support Analyst
10 46 (6.16%) IT Support
11 44 (5.89%) IT Engineer
12 43 (5.76%) Administrator
13 40 (5.35%) Systems Administrator
14 38 (5.09%) 3rd Line Support
15 33 (4.42%) Citrix Consultant
16 32 (4.28%) Architect
17 30 (4.02%) Infrastructure Support
18 27 (3.61%) Senior Systems Engineer
18 27 (3.61%) Technical Engineer
19 26 (3.48%) Citrix Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (4.55%) LDAP
2 31 (4.15%) Web Services
3 27 (3.61%) WSH
4 18 (2.41%) LAMP
5 10 (1.34%) JSON
6 7 (0.94%) .NET
6 7 (0.94%) SAML
6 7 (0.94%) XML
7 4 (0.54%) COM
8 2 (0.27%) Windows SharePoint Services
9 1 (0.13%) 802.1X
9 1 (0.13%) CSS
9 1 (0.13%) HTML
9 1 (0.13%) Middleware
9 1 (0.13%) SailPoint
9 1 (0.13%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 127 (17.00%) Data Centre
2 45 (6.02%) User Experience
3 32 (4.28%) Driving Licence
4 29 (3.88%) Analytical Skills
4 29 (3.88%) Self-Motivation
5 25 (3.35%) Clustering
5 25 (3.35%) Management Information System
6 21 (2.81%) Public Cloud
7 19 (2.54%) Enterprise Storage
8 18 (2.41%) Smartphone
9 17 (2.28%) Replication
10 16 (2.14%) CMDB
11 15 (2.01%) Private Cloud
12 14 (1.87%) EMC VNX
12 14 (1.87%) PKI
13 13 (1.74%) Blackberry
14 10 (1.34%) Enterprise Cloud
15 9 (1.20%) Fat Client
15 9 (1.20%) Thin Client
16 8 (1.07%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 637 (85.27%) Windows
2 413 (55.29%) Windows Server
3 170 (22.76%) Windows Server 2012
4 168 (22.49%) Windows 10
5 143 (19.14%) Windows Server 2016
6 120 (16.06%) Windows Server 2008
7 104 (13.92%) Linux
8 77 (10.31%) Windows 7
9 51 (6.83%) Windows Server 2019
10 33 (4.42%) Windows Server 2003
11 27 (3.61%) Unix
12 24 (3.21%) Mac OS
13 23 (3.08%) Windows 8
14 9 (1.20%) CentOS
14 9 (1.20%) Oracle Linux
14 9 (1.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 7 (0.94%) Solaris
16 4 (0.54%) Ubuntu
17 3 (0.40%) HPUX
17 3 (0.40%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 209 (27.98%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 170 (22.76%) ITIL
3 107 (14.32%) Problem-Solving
4 65 (8.70%) Change Management
5 54 (7.23%) Migration
6 53 (7.10%) Patch Management
7 50 (6.69%) Server Management
8 49 (6.56%) Disaster Recovery
9 47 (6.29%) Project Management
10 42 (5.62%) Problem Management
11 34 (4.55%) Proactive Monitoring
11 34 (4.55%) Virtual Environments
12 33 (4.42%) Project Delivery
12 33 (4.42%) Root Cause Analysis
13 31 (4.15%) DevOps
14 29 (3.88%) Presales
15 28 (3.75%) Customer Requirements
16 27 (3.61%) Commercial Awareness
16 27 (3.61%) Information Security
17 26 (3.48%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 256 (34.27%) PowerShell
2 117 (15.66%) SQL
3 47 (6.29%) VBScript
4 20 (2.68%) Bash Shell
4 20 (2.68%) Python
5 14 (1.87%) Perl
6 8 (1.07%) JavaScript
7 6 (0.80%) PHP
8 3 (0.40%) VB
9 2 (0.27%) C
9 2 (0.27%) VBA
10 1 (0.13%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 111 (14.86%) Microsoft Certification
2 84 (11.24%) MCSE
3 52 (6.96%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 44 (5.89%) Citrix Certification
5 43 (5.76%) MCSA
6 39 (5.22%) CCA
7 22 (2.95%) Cisco Certification
7 22 (2.95%) Degree
8 20 (2.68%) CCNA
8 20 (2.68%) Security Cleared
9 14 (1.87%) MCP
10 13 (1.74%) MCITP
11 12 (1.61%) ITIL Certification
12 11 (1.47%) DV Cleared
12 11 (1.47%) SC Cleared
13 6 (0.80%) CCNP
14 5 (0.67%) Computer Science Degree
15 4 (0.54%) DBS Check
15 4 (0.54%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
16 3 (0.40%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 64 (8.57%) SLA
2 24 (3.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 23 (3.08%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 20 (2.68%) QA
5 17 (2.28%) BS25999
6 9 (1.20%) GDPR
7 2 (0.27%) NCSC
8 1 (0.13%) PMO
System Software
1 496 (66.40%) Active Directory
2 421 (56.36%) XenDesktop
3 336 (44.98%) VMware Infrastructure
4 215 (28.78%) Hyper-V
5 121 (16.20%) vSphere
6 77 (10.31%) VMware ESXi
7 66 (8.84%) Microsoft App-V
8 50 (6.69%) Citrix Hypervisor
9 42 (5.62%) Virtual Desktop
10 31 (4.15%) Virtual Machines
11 27 (3.61%) Terminal Server
12 25 (3.35%) BitLocker
12 25 (3.35%) NFS
12 25 (3.35%) VMware NSX
13 18 (2.41%) Virtual Servers
14 16 (2.14%) Terminal Services
15 8 (1.07%) Xen
16 6 (0.80%) vCloud
16 6 (0.80%) VMware Workstation
17 5 (0.67%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 234 (31.33%) SCCM
2 66 (8.84%) SCOM
3 61 (8.17%) Backup Exec
4 39 (5.22%) Microsoft Intune
4 39 (5.22%) XenMobile
5 35 (4.69%) SCVMM
6 30 (4.02%) vCenter Server
7 23 (3.08%) SCOrch
8 20 (2.68%) Terraform
9 17 (2.28%) Nagios
10 15 (2.01%) WSUS
11 14 (1.87%) Avamar
12 13 (1.74%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
12 13 (1.74%) NetBackup
12 13 (1.74%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
12 13 (1.74%) vRealize
13 12 (1.61%) Puppet
14 11 (1.47%) Norton AntiVirus
15 9 (1.20%) Grafana
15 9 (1.20%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 737 (98.66%) Citrix
2 568 (76.04%) Microsoft
3 483 (64.66%) VMware
4 134 (17.94%) Cisco
5 100 (13.39%) HP
6 85 (11.38%) Veeam
7 79 (10.58%) NetApp
8 73 (9.77%) Dell
9 57 (7.63%) Ivanti
10 55 (7.36%) Symantec
11 49 (6.56%) EMC
12 35 (4.69%) Sophos
13 33 (4.42%) Juniper
14 32 (4.28%) CommVault
15 29 (3.88%) SolarWinds
16 27 (3.61%) McAfee
17 21 (2.81%) AppDynamics
17 21 (2.81%) EqualLogic
17 21 (2.81%) Oracle
18 20 (2.68%) Mitel