Period
to 15 December 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 15 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Citrix XenApp
England > North West
6 months to
15 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 266 308 291
Rank change year-on-year +42 -17 -41
Permanent jobs citing XenApp 86 64 82
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.77% 0.49% 0.66%
As % of the System Software category 4.56% 4.16% 5.69%
Number of salaries quoted 72 32 61
North West median annual salary £33,000 £42,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -22.35% +21.43% -2.78%
10th Percentile £19,525 £27,050 £23,000
90th Percentile £59,160 £60,000 £51,250
England median annual salary £46,500 £43,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +6.90% +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 1,888 1,539 1,440
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 16.83% 11.72% 11.56%
Number of salaries quoted 1,558 1,244 1,205
North West median annual salary £43,000 £37,500 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.67% +2.74% +7.35%
10th Percentile £21,000 £20,750 £21,000
90th Percentile £65,375 £60,000 £56,250
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 15 December 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 15 December 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 +36 49 £33,000 +1.54% 8
Merseyside +1 20 £34,250 -31.50% 1
Cheshire +16 9 £45,000 +9.09%
Lancashire - 8 £25,750 - 1
XenApp
England

For the 6 months to 15 December 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 81 (94.19%) Citrix
2 75 (87.21%) Windows
3 73 (84.88%) Active Directory
4 53 (61.63%) VMware
5 52 (60.47%) Microsoft
5 52 (60.47%) Windows Server
6 49 (56.98%) XenDesktop
7 32 (37.21%) Office 365
8 26 (30.23%) VMware Infrastructure
8 26 (30.23%) MS Exchange
9 24 (27.91%) Hyper-V
10 23 (26.74%) ITIL
11 22 (25.58%) Windows Server 2012
12 20 (23.26%) Windows 10
12 20 (23.26%) Infrastructure Engineering
13 19 (22.09%) Cisco
14 18 (20.93%) Windows Server 2008
15 17 (19.77%) DNS
15 17 (19.77%) SAN
16 16 (18.60%) Exchange Server 2010
17 15 (17.44%) Microsoft Certification
17 15 (17.44%) Microsoft Excel
18 14 (16.28%) SQL
18 14 (16.28%) Microsoft Office
18 14 (16.28%) Exchange Server 2013
19 13 (15.12%) NetScaler
19 13 (15.12%) SCCM
19 13 (15.12%) SQL Server
20 11 (12.79%) VMware ESXi
20 11 (12.79%) Mentoring

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 26 (30.23%) MS Exchange
2 16 (18.60%) Exchange Server 2010
3 14 (16.28%) Exchange Server 2013
4 8 (9.30%) Exchange Server 2003
5 7 (8.14%) SharePoint
6 6 (6.98%) IIS
6 6 (6.98%) Skype for Business
7 1 (1.16%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 15 (17.44%) Microsoft Excel
2 14 (16.28%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 32 (37.21%) Office 365
2 10 (11.63%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (9.30%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (2.33%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 17 (19.77%) DNS
1 17 (19.77%) SAN
2 13 (15.12%) NetScaler
3 11 (12.79%) DHCP
3 11 (12.79%) TCP/IP
4 10 (11.63%) VoIP
5 8 (9.30%) Firewall
5 8 (9.30%) LAN
5 8 (9.30%) WAN
6 7 (8.14%) Cisco Nexus
6 7 (8.14%) NAS
6 7 (8.14%) Remote Desktop
7 6 (6.98%) FTP
7 6 (6.98%) HTTP
7 6 (6.98%) SMTP
7 6 (6.98%) SSH
8 4 (4.65%) VPN
9 3 (3.49%) BIG-IP
9 3 (3.49%) Internet
9 3 (3.49%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (15.12%) SQL Server
2 8 (9.30%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (8.14%) SQL Server 2012
3 7 (8.14%) SQL Server 2016
4 6 (6.98%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 6 (6.98%) Finance
1 6 (6.98%) Telecoms
2 4 (4.65%) Legal
3 2 (2.33%) Law
3 2 (2.33%) Publishing
4 1 (1.16%) Retail
Job Titles
1 18 (20.93%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 17 (19.77%) Service Desk Support
3 16 (18.60%) IT Support
4 13 (15.12%) 2nd Line Support
4 13 (15.12%) Citrix Engineer
5 12 (13.95%) 1st Line Support
5 12 (13.95%) IT Technician
5 12 (13.95%) Service Desk Technician
5 12 (13.95%) Support Engineer
6 11 (12.79%) 1st Line Support Technician
6 11 (12.79%) IT Support Technician
6 11 (12.79%) Support Technician
7 10 (11.63%) Analyst
8 9 (10.47%) 2nd Line Engineer
9 8 (9.30%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
9 8 (9.30%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 7 (8.14%) Support Analyst
11 6 (6.98%) 3rd Line Support
11 6 (6.98%) Infrastructure Manager
11 6 (6.98%) Network Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.33%) Software Packaging
1 2 (2.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.14%) Fat Client
1 7 (8.14%) Thin Client
2 6 (6.98%) Enterprise Storage
3 4 (4.65%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (4.65%) Driving Licence
3 4 (4.65%) Replication
4 3 (3.49%) Data Centre
5 2 (2.33%) Blackberry
5 2 (2.33%) Clustering
5 2 (2.33%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (2.33%) Handset
5 2 (2.33%) Smartphone
5 2 (2.33%) User Experience
5 2 (2.33%) Video Conferencing
5 2 (2.33%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 75 (87.21%) Windows
2 52 (60.47%) Windows Server
3 22 (25.58%) Windows Server 2012
4 20 (23.26%) Windows 10
5 18 (20.93%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (8.14%) Windows 7
7 3 (3.49%) Android
7 3 (3.49%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (2.33%) Unix
8 2 (2.33%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (26.74%) ITIL
2 20 (23.26%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 11 (12.79%) Mentoring
3 11 (12.79%) Service Delivery
4 10 (11.63%) Coaching
5 9 (10.47%) ITIL V3
6 8 (9.30%) Load Balancing
6 8 (9.30%) Tech Ops
7 7 (8.14%) Application Packaging
8 6 (6.98%) Trend Analysis
9 5 (5.81%) Disaster Recovery
9 5 (5.81%) Project Management
10 4 (4.65%) Agile Software Development
10 4 (4.65%) Migration
10 4 (4.65%) Multi-Factor Authentication
10 4 (4.65%) Problem-Solving
10 4 (4.65%) Software Deployment
11 3 (3.49%) Active Listening
11 3 (3.49%) Kalman Filter
11 3 (3.49%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 14 (16.28%) SQL
2 1 (1.16%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 15 (17.44%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (11.63%) Degree
2 10 (11.63%) MCSE
2 10 (11.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 7 (8.14%) CCNA
3 7 (8.14%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (5.81%) DBS Check
5 3 (3.49%) MCP
5 3 (3.49%) VCP6
6 2 (2.33%) CCA
6 2 (2.33%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (1.16%) A+ Certification
7 1 (1.16%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (1.16%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (1.16%) MCITP
7 1 (1.16%) MCSA
7 1 (1.16%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.98%) SLA
2 2 (2.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 73 (84.88%) Active Directory
2 49 (56.98%) XenDesktop
3 26 (30.23%) VMware Infrastructure
4 24 (27.91%) Hyper-V
5 11 (12.79%) VMware ESXi
6 10 (11.63%) Virtual Desktop
6 10 (11.63%) vSphere
7 9 (10.47%) Microsoft App-V
8 6 (6.98%) XenServer
9 4 (4.65%) VMware Workstation
10 2 (2.33%) BitLocker
10 2 (2.33%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 13 (15.12%) SCCM
2 5 (5.81%) AirWatch
2 5 (5.81%) SCOM
2 5 (5.81%) SCVMM
3 3 (3.49%) Backup Exec
3 3 (3.49%) EMC NetWorker
3 3 (3.49%) SmoothWall
3 3 (3.49%) WSUS
4 2 (2.33%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 2 (2.33%) Microsoft Intune
4 2 (2.33%) SCDPM
4 2 (2.33%) SCOrch
4 2 (2.33%) SCSM
5 1 (1.16%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 1 (1.16%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (1.16%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 81 (94.19%) Citrix
2 53 (61.63%) VMware
3 52 (60.47%) Microsoft
4 19 (22.09%) Cisco
5 11 (12.79%) NetApp
6 10 (11.63%) Dell
7 8 (9.30%) Avaya
7 8 (9.30%) Veeam
8 7 (8.14%) EMC
8 7 (8.14%) SolarWinds
9 5 (5.81%) Wyse
10 4 (4.65%) HP
10 4 (4.65%) Ivanti
11 3 (3.49%) Aruba
11 3 (3.49%) F5
11 3 (3.49%) McAfee
11 3 (3.49%) Meraki
11 3 (3.49%) SonicWALL
11 3 (3.49%) Zerto
12 2 (2.33%) Verint