Period
to 24 September 2017

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 24 September 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Citrix XenApp
England > North West
6 months to
24 Sep 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 280 233 259
Rank change year-on-year -47 +26 -47
Permanent jobs citing XenApp 83 125 104
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.64% 1.05% 0.79%
As % of the System Software category 5.58% 10.41% 7.65%
Number of salaries quoted 58 101 70
North West median annual salary £38,750 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.33% - +10.29%
10th Percentile £26,775 £26,250 £21,225
90th Percentile £49,500 £62,500 £49,000
England median annual salary £43,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.35% +6.25% -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 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 1488 1201 1360
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 11.49% 10.13% 10.35%
Number of salaries quoted 1253 1006 1057
North West median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +7.14% +7.69%
10th Percentile £21,000 £21,250 £20,500
90th Percentile £58,750 £57,500 £52,500
England median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +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 24 September 2017.

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 24 September 2017. 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
Merseyside -21 34 £40,000 +18.52% 2
Cheshire -21 25 £40,000 +6.67% 1
Manchester -22 21 £39,750 -6.47% 6
Lancashire -13 3 £32,500 -7.14%
XenApp
England

For the 6 months to 24 September 2017, IT jobs citing XenApp also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the North West region with a requirement for XenApp.

1 73 (87.95%) Citrix
2 65 (78.31%) Windows
3 51 (61.45%) Active Directory
4 50 (60.24%) VMware
5 44 (53.01%) ITIL
6 42 (50.60%) Microsoft
7 41 (49.40%) Windows Server
8 40 (48.19%) MS Exchange
9 32 (38.55%) Disaster Recovery
10 29 (34.94%) VMware Infrastructure
10 29 (34.94%) Windows Server 2008
11 28 (33.73%) PowerShell
11 28 (33.73%) Hyper-V
12 27 (32.53%) Exchange Server 2010
12 27 (32.53%) Data Centre
13 26 (31.33%) XenDesktop
14 25 (30.12%) SAN
15 22 (26.51%) DNS
15 22 (26.51%) Finance
15 22 (26.51%) Exchange Server 2013
16 17 (20.48%) Nagios
16 17 (20.48%) Project Management
16 17 (20.48%) Windows Server 2012
16 17 (20.48%) Remote Desktop
17 16 (19.28%) Proactive Monitoring
17 16 (19.28%) Infrastructure Management
17 16 (19.28%) Cisco
17 16 (19.28%) Banking
17 16 (19.28%) SCOM
18 15 (18.07%) LAN

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 40 (48.19%) MS Exchange
2 27 (32.53%) Exchange Server 2010
3 22 (26.51%) Exchange Server 2013
4 5 (6.02%) Exchange Server 2007
5 4 (4.82%) IIS
6 3 (3.61%) Confluence
6 3 (3.61%) Skype for Business
7 1 (1.20%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 12 (14.46%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (3.61%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (3.61%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 10 (12.05%) IaaS
1 10 (12.05%) PaaS
2 8 (9.64%) Office 365
3 5 (6.02%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (3.61%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 25 (30.12%) SAN
2 22 (26.51%) DNS
3 17 (20.48%) Remote Desktop
4 15 (18.07%) LAN
4 15 (18.07%) WAN
5 12 (14.46%) DHCP
6 9 (10.84%) VPN
7 8 (9.64%) Firewall
8 7 (8.43%) NetScaler
9 5 (6.02%) iSCSI
10 4 (4.82%) WLAN
11 3 (3.61%) VLAN
12 2 (2.41%) Cisco ASA
12 2 (2.41%) Cisco IPT
12 2 (2.41%) VoIP
13 1 (1.20%) Intrusion Detection
13 1 (1.20%) Skype
13 1 (1.20%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.82%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.41%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (2.41%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (2.41%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 3 (3.61%) JIRA
General
1 22 (26.51%) Finance
2 16 (19.28%) Banking
3 4 (4.82%) Investment Banking
3 4 (4.82%) Law
3 4 (4.82%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.41%) Retail
5 1 (1.20%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.20%) Legal
5 1 (1.20%) Publishing
5 1 (1.20%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 21 (25.30%) Citrix Engineer
2 16 (19.28%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 11 (13.25%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 10 (12.05%) VMware Engineer
5 9 (10.84%) 3rd Line Support
5 9 (10.84%) Analyst
5 9 (10.84%) Citrix Support
5 9 (10.84%) Exchange Engineer
5 9 (10.84%) Windows Engineer
6 8 (9.64%) Active Directory Engineer
6 8 (9.64%) Messaging Engineer
6 8 (9.64%) Server Engineer
6 8 (9.64%) Team Leader
6 8 (9.64%) Windows Server Engineer
7 6 (7.23%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 6 (7.23%) Citrix Support Engineer
7 6 (7.23%) Consultant
7 6 (7.23%) Support Engineer
7 6 (7.23%) Technical Consultant
7 6 (7.23%) VMware Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.20%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 27 (32.53%) Data Centre
2 5 (6.02%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (3.61%) Wiki
4 2 (2.41%) HP Storage
4 2 (2.41%) iPad
5 1 (1.20%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.20%) Fat Client
5 1 (1.20%) Life Science
5 1 (1.20%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.20%) Replication
5 1 (1.20%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 65 (78.31%) Windows
2 41 (49.40%) Windows Server
3 29 (34.94%) Windows Server 2008
4 17 (20.48%) Windows Server 2012
5 12 (14.46%) Windows 7
6 10 (12.05%) Windows Server 2003
7 7 (8.43%) Windows 10
7 7 (8.43%) Windows 8
8 5 (6.02%) Windows XP
9 4 (4.82%) Windows Vista
10 3 (3.61%) AIX
11 2 (2.41%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (53.01%) ITIL
2 32 (38.55%) Disaster Recovery
3 17 (20.48%) Project Management
4 16 (19.28%) Infrastructure Management
4 16 (19.28%) Proactive Monitoring
5 11 (13.25%) Change Management
6 7 (8.43%) Mentoring
6 7 (8.43%) Runbook
7 6 (7.23%) Service Delivery
8 5 (6.02%) Presales
8 5 (6.02%) Problem Management
9 4 (4.82%) Incident Management
9 4 (4.82%) ITIL V3
9 4 (4.82%) Performance Monitoring
10 3 (3.61%) Agile Software Development
10 3 (3.61%) Coaching
10 3 (3.61%) Converged Infrastructure
10 3 (3.61%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 2 (2.41%) Migration
11 2 (2.41%) Strategic Planning
Programming Languages
1 28 (33.73%) PowerShell
2 5 (6.02%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (14.46%) Citrix Certification
2 10 (12.05%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (9.64%) CCA
4 6 (7.23%) CCNA
4 6 (7.23%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (7.23%) MCSA
4 6 (7.23%) MCSE
4 6 (7.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 3 (3.61%) Degree
5 3 (3.61%) VCP5
6 1 (1.20%) A+ Certification
6 1 (1.20%) CCENT
6 1 (1.20%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.20%) MCP
6 1 (1.20%) Server+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.02%) SLA
System Software
1 51 (61.45%) Active Directory
2 29 (34.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 28 (33.73%) Hyper-V
4 26 (31.33%) XenDesktop
5 9 (10.84%) VMware ESXi
5 9 (10.84%) XenServer
6 8 (9.64%) vSphere
7 6 (7.23%) Microsoft App-V
8 5 (6.02%) Terminal Services
9 1 (1.20%) NFS
9 1 (1.20%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 17 (20.48%) Nagios
2 16 (19.28%) SCOM
3 15 (18.07%) EdgeSight
4 5 (6.02%) SCCM
5 4 (4.82%) WSUS
6 3 (3.61%) SCOrch
6 3 (3.61%) XenMobile
7 2 (2.41%) AirWatch
7 2 (2.41%) Cisco CUCM
7 2 (2.41%) Norton AntiVirus
8 1 (1.20%) SCSM
8 1 (1.20%) SnapMirror
8 1 (1.20%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 73 (87.95%) Citrix
2 50 (60.24%) VMware
3 42 (50.60%) Microsoft
4 16 (19.28%) Cisco
5 13 (15.66%) HP
6 10 (12.05%) Veeam
7 7 (8.43%) Dell
8 6 (7.23%) NetApp
8 6 (7.23%) SonicWALL
9 4 (4.82%) AppSense
9 4 (4.82%) EMC
9 4 (4.82%) McAfee
9 4 (4.82%) Symantec
10 3 (3.61%) Apple
10 3 (3.61%) ServiceNow
10 3 (3.61%) SolarWinds
10 3 (3.61%) Wyse
11 2 (2.41%) 3PAR
11 2 (2.41%) Altiris
11 2 (2.41%) Splunk