Period
to 23 February 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 23 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Citrix XenApp
England > North West
6 months to
23 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 305 296 231
Rank change year-on-year -9 -65 +8
Permanent jobs citing XenApp 66 60 121
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.52% 0.48% 1.01%
As % of the System Software category 4.32% 4.04% 8.98%
Number of salaries quoted 31 42 81
North West median annual salary £42,500 £32,500 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +30.77% -9.72% +2.86%
10th Percentile £27,500 £23,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £43,750 £48,750
England median annual salary £45,000 £41,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year +8.43% +1.22% +2.50%

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 1,529 1,485 1,348
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 11.96% 11.98% 11.20%
Number of salaries quoted 1,232 1,204 1,058
North West median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -
10th Percentile £21,250 £21,250 £20,250
90th Percentile £63,750 £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 23 February 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 23 February 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
Cheshire -39 22 £41,250 +28.91% 5
Merseyside +21 21 £60,000 +84.62% 2
Manchester +12 21 £38,750 -6.63% 6
Lancashire - 1 £23,500 -
XenApp
England

For the 6 months to 23 February 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 66 (100.00%) Citrix
2 54 (81.82%) Windows
3 40 (60.61%) Windows Server
4 35 (53.03%) Hyper-V
4 35 (53.03%) VMware
5 34 (51.52%) Microsoft
5 34 (51.52%) Active Directory
6 29 (43.94%) ITIL
7 28 (42.42%) XenDesktop
8 25 (37.88%) Disaster Recovery
9 24 (36.36%) PowerShell
10 22 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
10 22 (33.33%) Data Centre
11 18 (27.27%) MS Exchange
12 17 (25.76%) SCCM
12 17 (25.76%) SCOM
13 16 (24.24%) LAN
13 16 (24.24%) Cisco
13 16 (24.24%) WAN
13 16 (24.24%) VPN
13 16 (24.24%) VMware Infrastructure
14 15 (22.73%) Finance
15 13 (19.70%) Windows Server 2012
16 12 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2010
16 12 (18.18%) SAN
16 12 (18.18%) Project Management
16 12 (18.18%) DNS
17 11 (16.67%) SLA
17 11 (16.67%) Nagios
17 11 (16.67%) Office 365

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 18 (27.27%) MS Exchange
2 12 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2010
3 9 (13.64%) Exchange Server 2013
4 4 (6.06%) IIS
4 4 (6.06%) Skype for Business
5 2 (3.03%) Confluence
5 2 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 5 (7.58%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 11 (16.67%) Office 365
2 6 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (3.03%) IaaS
3 2 (3.03%) OneDrive
3 2 (3.03%) PaaS
4 1 (1.52%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (1.52%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.52%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 16 (24.24%) LAN
1 16 (24.24%) VPN
1 16 (24.24%) WAN
2 12 (18.18%) DNS
2 12 (18.18%) SAN
3 7 (10.61%) DHCP
3 7 (10.61%) Firewall
3 7 (10.61%) Remote Desktop
4 5 (7.58%) NetScaler
5 4 (6.06%) TCP/IP
5 4 (6.06%) Wireless
6 3 (4.55%) Cisco IOS
6 3 (4.55%) Cisco Wireless
6 3 (4.55%) MPLS
7 2 (3.03%) Reverse Proxy
7 2 (3.03%) VLAN
8 1 (1.52%) 802.11
8 1 (1.52%) IPsec
8 1 (1.52%) IPv4
8 1 (1.52%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (13.64%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (3.03%) JIRA
2 1 (1.52%) MSI
General
1 15 (22.73%) Finance
2 6 (9.09%) Banking
3 5 (7.58%) Investment Banking
4 3 (4.55%) Legal
4 3 (4.55%) Local Government
5 2 (3.03%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.52%) Publishing
6 1 (1.52%) Retail
6 1 (1.52%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (21.21%) Support Engineer
2 13 (19.70%) Citrix Engineer
2 13 (19.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 10 (15.15%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 10 (15.15%) 3rd Line Support
3 10 (15.15%) Infrastructure Team Leader
3 10 (15.15%) Team Leader
4 8 (12.12%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
4 8 (12.12%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 7 (10.61%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
5 7 (10.61%) Citrix Team Leader
5 7 (10.61%) IT Engineer
5 7 (10.61%) Technical Infrastructure Engineer
5 7 (10.61%) VMware Engineer
6 5 (7.58%) Citrix Support
6 5 (7.58%) Citrix Support Engineer
6 5 (7.58%) Technical Engineer
6 5 (7.58%) VMware Support Engineer
7 4 (6.06%) Citrix Specialist
7 4 (6.06%) IT Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (7.58%) Web Services
2 1 (1.52%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 22 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 5 (7.58%) Mobile App
3 4 (6.06%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.03%) PKI
4 2 (3.03%) Wiki
5 1 (1.52%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.52%) Fat Client
5 1 (1.52%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.52%) Thin Client
5 1 (1.52%) User Experience
5 1 (1.52%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 54 (81.82%) Windows
2 40 (60.61%) Windows Server
3 22 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 13 (19.70%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (12.12%) Windows 10
6 7 (10.61%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (7.58%) Windows 7
8 2 (3.03%) AIX
8 2 (3.03%) Linux
8 2 (3.03%) Unix
8 2 (3.03%) Windows 2000 Server
9 1 (1.52%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (43.94%) ITIL
2 25 (37.88%) Disaster Recovery
3 12 (18.18%) Project Management
4 10 (15.15%) Proactive Monitoring
5 9 (13.64%) Infrastructure Management
5 9 (13.64%) Runbook
6 8 (12.12%) Service Delivery
7 7 (10.61%) Change Management
8 6 (9.09%) ITIL V3
9 4 (6.06%) PRINCE2
9 4 (6.06%) Problem Management
9 4 (6.06%) Server Building
9 4 (6.06%) Service Management
10 3 (4.55%) Business Continuity
10 3 (4.55%) Continuous Improvement
10 3 (4.55%) Migration
10 3 (4.55%) Mobile Device Management
10 3 (4.55%) Presales
10 3 (4.55%) Root Cause Analysis
10 3 (4.55%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 24 (36.36%) PowerShell
2 9 (13.64%) SQL
3 3 (4.55%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (13.64%) Citrix Certification
2 7 (10.61%) CCA
2 7 (10.61%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (6.06%) MCSE
3 4 (6.06%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (3.03%) MCITP
4 2 (3.03%) MCSA
4 2 (3.03%) VCP5
5 1 (1.52%) CESG Certified Professional
5 1 (1.52%) Degree
5 1 (1.52%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (16.67%) SLA
2 2 (3.03%) GDPR
2 2 (3.03%) ISAE 3402
System Software
1 35 (53.03%) Hyper-V
2 34 (51.52%) Active Directory
3 28 (42.42%) XenDesktop
4 16 (24.24%) VMware Infrastructure
5 11 (16.67%) VMware ESXi
6 8 (12.12%) Microsoft App-V
7 6 (9.09%) vSphere
8 3 (4.55%) Virtual Servers
9 2 (3.03%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 2 (3.03%) VMware Workstation
9 2 (3.03%) XenServer
10 1 (1.52%) NFS
10 1 (1.52%) Terminal Services
10 1 (1.52%) Virtual Desktop
10 1 (1.52%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 17 (25.76%) SCCM
1 17 (25.76%) SCOM
2 11 (16.67%) EdgeSight
2 11 (16.67%) Nagios
3 7 (10.61%) XenMobile
4 4 (6.06%) SCVMM
5 3 (4.55%) SCOrch
5 3 (4.55%) WSUS
6 2 (3.03%) McAfee ePO
6 2 (3.03%) SmoothWall
7 1 (1.52%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 1 (1.52%) Microsoft Intune
7 1 (1.52%) SCDPM
7 1 (1.52%) SCSM
Vendors
1 66 (100.00%) Citrix
2 35 (53.03%) VMware
3 34 (51.52%) Microsoft
4 16 (24.24%) Cisco
5 9 (13.64%) HP
6 6 (9.09%) Dell
7 5 (7.58%) Veeam
8 4 (6.06%) McAfee
9 3 (4.55%) Symantec
10 2 (3.03%) Altiris
10 2 (3.03%) Avaya
10 2 (3.03%) EMC
10 2 (3.03%) Wyse
11 1 (1.52%) Apple
11 1 (1.52%) Dell Compellent
11 1 (1.52%) EqualLogic
11 1 (1.52%) Google
11 1 (1.52%) Ivanti