Period
to 18 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Citrix XenApp
England > North West
6 months to
18 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 296 276 231
Rank change year-on-year -20 -45 +36
Permanent jobs citing XenApp 68 99 120
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.56% 0.75% 1.03%
As % of the System Software category 3.91% 6.66% 10.35%
Number of salaries quoted 55 73 96
North West median annual salary £34,000 £37,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.11% -2.63% +1.33%
10th Percentile £21,000 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £62,500 £48,750 £63,750
England median annual salary £45,500 £43,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +4.60% +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 the North West with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
North West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 1,739 1,487 1,159
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 14.26% 11.26% 9.98%
Number of salaries quoted 1,412 1,253 962
North West median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% +3.45% +6.62%
10th Percentile £21,000 £21,250 £21,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £60,000 £57,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +11.11% +5.88% +6.25%

XenApp
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing XenApp as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for XenApp in the North West

XenApp
Salary Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing XenApp in the North West.

Salary trend for XenApp in the North West

XenApp
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing XenApp in the North West over the 6 months to 18 August 2018.

Salary histogram for XenApp in the North West

XenApp
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing XenApp within the North West region over the 6 months to 18 August 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
Manchester +30 34 £32,500 -18.75% 7
Cheshire -24 12 £45,000 +21.62%
Merseyside -15 11 £50,000 +56.25% 3
Lancashire +13 9 £23,500 -27.69% 1
Cumbria - 1 £25,000 -
XenApp
England

For the 6 months to 18 August 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 North West region with a requirement for XenApp.

1 62 (91.18%) Citrix
2 61 (89.71%) Windows
3 54 (79.41%) Active Directory
4 49 (72.06%) Windows Server
5 47 (69.12%) Microsoft
5 47 (69.12%) VMware
6 35 (51.47%) XenDesktop
7 30 (44.12%) MS Exchange
8 28 (41.18%) Hyper-V
9 23 (33.82%) Windows Server 2008
10 22 (32.35%) VMware Infrastructure
10 22 (32.35%) Exchange Server 2013
11 20 (29.41%) Windows Server 2012
12 18 (26.47%) Office 365
12 18 (26.47%) Exchange Server 2010
12 18 (26.47%) Infrastructure Engineering
13 17 (25.00%) SQL Server
14 16 (23.53%) ITIL
14 16 (23.53%) SAN
15 14 (20.59%) Cisco
16 13 (19.12%) DNS
16 13 (19.12%) Firewall
16 13 (19.12%) Remote Desktop
17 12 (17.65%) Veeam
17 12 (17.65%) Disaster Recovery
17 12 (17.65%) Microsoft Certification
18 11 (16.18%) Microsoft Office
19 10 (14.71%) Finance
20 9 (13.24%) MCSE
20 9 (13.24%) TCP/IP

XenApp
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 30 (44.12%) MS Exchange
2 22 (32.35%) Exchange Server 2013
3 18 (26.47%) Exchange Server 2010
4 9 (13.24%) Exchange Server 2003
5 5 (7.35%) IIS
5 5 (7.35%) SharePoint
6 2 (2.94%) Confluence
6 2 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (2.94%) Skype for Business
7 1 (1.47%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 11 (16.18%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (8.82%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 18 (26.47%) Office 365
2 4 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (4.41%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (2.94%) IaaS
4 2 (2.94%) PaaS
4 2 (2.94%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (23.53%) SAN
2 13 (19.12%) DNS
2 13 (19.12%) Firewall
2 13 (19.12%) Remote Desktop
3 9 (13.24%) NetScaler
3 9 (13.24%) TCP/IP
4 8 (11.76%) LAN
4 8 (11.76%) WAN
5 6 (8.82%) DHCP
5 6 (8.82%) VPN
6 4 (5.88%) FTP
6 4 (5.88%) HTTP
6 4 (5.88%) SMTP
6 4 (5.88%) SSH
7 3 (4.41%) Internet
8 2 (2.94%) Cisco Nexus
8 2 (2.94%) VoIP
9 1 (1.47%) Reverse Proxy
9 1 (1.47%) Skype
9 1 (1.47%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (8.82%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (7.35%) SQL Server 2012
3 5 (7.35%) SQL Server 2016
4 4 (5.88%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 2 (2.94%) JIRA
General
1 10 (14.71%) Finance
2 5 (7.35%) Publishing
2 5 (7.35%) Telecoms
3 4 (5.88%) Local Government
4 3 (4.41%) Law
5 2 (2.94%) Legal
6 1 (1.47%) Banking
Job Titles
1 15 (22.06%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 15 (22.06%) Support Engineer
2 11 (16.18%) 2nd Line Support
2 11 (16.18%) Analyst
3 9 (13.24%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 9 (13.24%) IT Support
4 8 (11.76%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 8 (11.76%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 8 (11.76%) Infrastructure Manager
4 8 (11.76%) Service Desk Support
4 8 (11.76%) VMware Engineer
5 7 (10.29%) IT Analyst
5 7 (10.29%) Support Analyst
6 6 (8.82%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
6 6 (8.82%) Citrix Engineer
6 6 (8.82%) IT Support Analyst
6 6 (8.82%) Network Support
6 6 (8.82%) Service Desk Engineer
6 6 (8.82%) VMware Support Engineer
7 5 (7.35%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.41%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.29%) Clustering
1 7 (10.29%) Data Centre
2 6 (8.82%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.94%) Driving Licence
3 2 (2.94%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (2.94%) Fat Client
3 2 (2.94%) Thin Client
3 2 (2.94%) Wiki
4 1 (1.47%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.47%) PKI
4 1 (1.47%) Replication
4 1 (1.47%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 61 (89.71%) Windows
2 49 (72.06%) Windows Server
3 23 (33.82%) Windows Server 2008
4 20 (29.41%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (10.29%) Windows 10
5 7 (10.29%) Windows 7
6 4 (5.88%) Unix
7 3 (4.41%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (1.47%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (26.47%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 16 (23.53%) ITIL
3 12 (17.65%) Disaster Recovery
4 8 (11.76%) Project Management
4 8 (11.76%) Tech Ops
5 7 (10.29%) Infrastructure Management
5 7 (10.29%) Service Delivery
6 6 (8.82%) ITIL V3
7 5 (7.35%) Migration
8 4 (5.88%) Budget Control
8 4 (5.88%) Load Balancing
8 4 (5.88%) Multi-Factor Authentication
8 4 (5.88%) Problem-Solving
8 4 (5.88%) Project Planning
8 4 (5.88%) SIEM
8 4 (5.88%) Trend Analysis
8 4 (5.88%) Two-Factor Authentication
9 3 (4.41%) Analytics
9 3 (4.41%) Kalman Filter
9 3 (4.41%) Task Automation
Programming Languages
1 7 (10.29%) SQL
2 4 (5.88%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.47%) C
Qualifications
1 12 (17.65%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (13.24%) Degree
2 9 (13.24%) MCSE
3 6 (8.82%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 5 (7.35%) CCNA
4 5 (7.35%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (7.35%) DBS Check
5 3 (4.41%) Citrix Certification
6 2 (2.94%) MCSA
7 1 (1.47%) CCA
7 1 (1.47%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (1.47%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (1.47%) MCITP
7 1 (1.47%) MCP
7 1 (1.47%) SC Cleared
7 1 (1.47%) Security Cleared
7 1 (1.47%) VCP6
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.88%) SLA
2 1 (1.47%) GDPR
2 1 (1.47%) QA
System Software
1 54 (79.41%) Active Directory
2 35 (51.47%) XenDesktop
3 28 (41.18%) Hyper-V
4 22 (32.35%) VMware Infrastructure
5 9 (13.24%) VMware ESXi
6 8 (11.76%) vSphere
7 7 (10.29%) Microsoft App-V
8 4 (5.88%) Firmware
9 3 (4.41%) Terminal Services
10 2 (2.94%) XenServer
11 1 (1.47%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 1 (1.47%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 8 (11.76%) SCOM
2 4 (5.88%) SCCM
2 4 (5.88%) SmoothWall
3 3 (4.41%) Failover Clustering
4 2 (2.94%) Backup Exec
4 2 (2.94%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 2 (2.94%) Nagios
4 2 (2.94%) NetBackup
5 1 (1.47%) EMC NetWorker
5 1 (1.47%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (1.47%) SCVMM
5 1 (1.47%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 1 (1.47%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (1.47%) WSUS
Vendors
1 62 (91.18%) Citrix
2 47 (69.12%) Microsoft
2 47 (69.12%) VMware
3 14 (20.59%) Cisco
4 12 (17.65%) Veeam
5 6 (8.82%) HP
6 4 (5.88%) Avaya
7 3 (4.41%) Aruba
7 3 (4.41%) Capita
7 3 (4.41%) NetApp
7 3 (4.41%) SonicWALL
8 2 (2.94%) 3PAR
8 2 (2.94%) Apple
8 2 (2.94%) Dell
8 2 (2.94%) EMC
8 2 (2.94%) Symantec
8 2 (2.94%) Veritas
9 1 (1.47%) CheckPoint
9 1 (1.47%) McAfee
9 1 (1.47%) Sophos