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

Citrix XenApp
England > North West
6 months to
15 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 277 294 236
Rank change year-on-year +17 -58 +12
Permanent jobs citing XenApp 83 71 119
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.71% 0.56% 0.99%
As % of the System Software category 4.49% 4.76% 9.29%
Number of salaries quoted 70 45 93
North West median annual salary £33,250 £42,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -21.76% +21.43% -6.67%
10th Percentile £19,725 £28,200 £26,250
90th Percentile £59,535 £59,000 £64,500
England median annual salary £45,000 £43,750 £42,500
% change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% +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 1,849 1,492 1,281
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 15.71% 11.73% 10.61%
Number of salaries quoted 1,498 1,243 1,080
North West median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.33% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £20,750 £21,000 £21,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £58,750 £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 15 October 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 October 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 +35 45 £30,000 -29.41% 6
Merseyside -4 15 £40,500 -12.43% 7
Cheshire +2 12 £45,000 +12.50% 1
Lancashire +17 9 £25,750 -20.77%
Cumbria - 1 £25,000 -
XenApp
England

For the 6 months to 15 October 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 74 (89.16%) Citrix
2 73 (87.95%) Windows
3 69 (83.13%) Active Directory
4 53 (63.86%) Windows Server
5 52 (62.65%) VMware
6 51 (61.45%) Microsoft
7 47 (56.63%) XenDesktop
8 28 (33.73%) MS Exchange
9 25 (30.12%) Office 365
10 23 (27.71%) Hyper-V
11 22 (26.51%) VMware Infrastructure
12 21 (25.30%) Windows Server 2008
12 21 (25.30%) ITIL
13 20 (24.10%) Windows Server 2012
13 20 (24.10%) Exchange Server 2013
14 19 (22.89%) Infrastructure Engineering
15 18 (21.69%) Exchange Server 2010
15 18 (21.69%) DNS
15 18 (21.69%) Cisco
16 16 (19.28%) SQL Server
17 15 (18.07%) Microsoft Certification
18 14 (16.87%) Microsoft Excel
19 13 (15.66%) Microsoft Office
19 13 (15.66%) SAN
20 12 (14.46%) DHCP
20 12 (14.46%) TCP/IP
20 12 (14.46%) Firewall
21 11 (13.25%) SQL
21 11 (13.25%) Windows 10
21 11 (13.25%) Veeam

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 28 (33.73%) MS Exchange
2 20 (24.10%) Exchange Server 2013
3 18 (21.69%) Exchange Server 2010
4 9 (10.84%) Exchange Server 2003
5 7 (8.43%) SharePoint
6 6 (7.23%) IIS
7 2 (2.41%) Skype for Business
8 1 (1.20%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (1.20%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 14 (16.87%) Microsoft Excel
2 13 (15.66%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 25 (30.12%) Office 365
2 5 (6.02%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (4.82%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (21.69%) DNS
2 13 (15.66%) SAN
3 12 (14.46%) DHCP
3 12 (14.46%) Firewall
3 12 (14.46%) TCP/IP
4 10 (12.05%) Remote Desktop
5 9 (10.84%) VoIP
6 7 (8.43%) LAN
6 7 (8.43%) VPN
6 7 (8.43%) WAN
7 6 (7.23%) FTP
7 6 (7.23%) HTTP
7 6 (7.23%) NetScaler
7 6 (7.23%) SMTP
7 6 (7.23%) SSH
8 5 (6.02%) NAS
9 4 (4.82%) Cisco Nexus
10 3 (3.61%) Internet
11 2 (2.41%) Broadband
12 1 (1.20%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (19.28%) SQL Server
2 9 (10.84%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (8.43%) SQL Server 2012
3 7 (8.43%) SQL Server 2016
4 6 (7.23%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 8 (9.64%) Finance
2 7 (8.43%) Telecoms
3 5 (6.02%) Publishing
4 3 (3.61%) Law
4 3 (3.61%) Legal
5 1 (1.20%) Retail
Job Titles
1 17 (20.48%) IT Support
2 16 (19.28%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 16 (19.28%) Service Desk Support
3 12 (14.46%) 2nd Line Support
3 12 (14.46%) Citrix Engineer
3 12 (14.46%) Support Engineer
4 11 (13.25%) 1st Line Support
4 11 (13.25%) IT Technician
4 11 (13.25%) Service Desk Technician
5 10 (12.05%) 1st Line Support Technician
5 10 (12.05%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 10 (12.05%) Analyst
5 10 (12.05%) IT Support Technician
5 10 (12.05%) Support Technician
6 9 (10.84%) Infrastructure Manager
7 8 (9.64%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 8 (9.64%) Support Analyst
8 7 (8.43%) VMware Engineer
9 6 (7.23%) Service Desk Engineer
9 6 (7.23%) VMware Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.61%) Web Services
2 2 (2.41%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 6 (7.23%) Fat Client
1 6 (7.23%) Thin Client
2 5 (6.02%) Data Centre
3 4 (4.82%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (4.82%) Clustering
3 4 (4.82%) Driving Licence
4 2 (2.41%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (2.41%) Handset
4 2 (2.41%) Smartphone
4 2 (2.41%) Video Conferencing
4 2 (2.41%) Virtual Team
5 1 (1.20%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.20%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (1.20%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 73 (87.95%) Windows
2 53 (63.86%) Windows Server
3 21 (25.30%) Windows Server 2008
4 20 (24.10%) Windows Server 2012
5 11 (13.25%) Windows 10
6 4 (4.82%) Unix
7 3 (3.61%) Windows 7
8 2 (2.41%) Android
8 2 (2.41%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (1.20%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (25.30%) ITIL
2 19 (22.89%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 10 (12.05%) Service Delivery
4 8 (9.64%) Disaster Recovery
4 8 (9.64%) ITIL V3
4 8 (9.64%) Tech Ops
5 6 (7.23%) Trend Analysis
6 5 (6.02%) Coaching
6 5 (6.02%) Load Balancing
6 5 (6.02%) Mentoring
6 5 (6.02%) Migration
6 5 (6.02%) Project Management
7 4 (4.82%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (4.82%) Application Packaging
7 4 (4.82%) Budget Control
7 4 (4.82%) Infrastructure Management
7 4 (4.82%) Multi-Factor Authentication
7 4 (4.82%) Problem-Solving
7 4 (4.82%) Project Planning
7 4 (4.82%) Two-Factor Authentication
Programming Languages
1 11 (13.25%) SQL
2 1 (1.20%) C
2 1 (1.20%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 15 (18.07%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (10.84%) Degree
2 9 (10.84%) MCSE
2 9 (10.84%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 8 (9.64%) CCNA
3 8 (9.64%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (6.02%) DBS Check
5 3 (3.61%) MCP
6 2 (2.41%) CCA
6 2 (2.41%) Citrix Certification
6 2 (2.41%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (2.41%) MCITP
7 1 (1.20%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (1.20%) SC Cleared
7 1 (1.20%) Security Cleared
7 1 (1.20%) VCP6
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.02%) SLA
2 2 (2.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.20%) GDPR
3 1 (1.20%) QA
System Software
1 69 (83.13%) Active Directory
2 47 (56.63%) XenDesktop
3 23 (27.71%) Hyper-V
4 22 (26.51%) VMware Infrastructure
5 9 (10.84%) VMware ESXi
5 9 (10.84%) vSphere
6 7 (8.43%) Microsoft App-V
7 5 (6.02%) XenServer
8 4 (4.82%) VMware Workstation
9 2 (2.41%) Firmware
9 2 (2.41%) Terminal Services
9 2 (2.41%) Virtual Desktop
10 1 (1.20%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 8 (9.64%) SCCM
2 5 (6.02%) SCOM
3 3 (3.61%) SmoothWall
4 2 (2.41%) AirWatch
4 2 (2.41%) Backup Exec
4 2 (2.41%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 2 (2.41%) WSUS
5 1 (1.20%) EMC NetWorker
5 1 (1.20%) SCVMM
5 1 (1.20%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 1 (1.20%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 74 (89.16%) Citrix
2 52 (62.65%) VMware
3 51 (61.45%) Microsoft
4 18 (21.69%) Cisco
5 11 (13.25%) Veeam
6 7 (8.43%) Avaya
7 6 (7.23%) Dell
8 4 (4.82%) EMC
8 4 (4.82%) HP
8 4 (4.82%) Ivanti
8 4 (4.82%) NetApp
8 4 (4.82%) Wyse
9 3 (3.61%) Aruba
9 3 (3.61%) SonicWALL
10 2 (2.41%) Apple
10 2 (2.41%) McAfee
10 2 (2.41%) SolarWinds
10 2 (2.41%) Symantec
10 2 (2.41%) Verint
11 1 (1.20%) Meraki