Period
to 22 January 2022

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies 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 22 January 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Citrix XenApp
UK
6 months to
22 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 776 538 424
Rank change year-on-year -238 -114 +105
Permanent jobs citing XenApp 299 249 893
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.23% 0.39% 0.71%
As % of the System Software category 1.30% 2.14% 4.15%
Number of salaries quoted 254 203 704
10th Percentile £28,000 £24,200 £30,000
25th Percentile £36,250 £32,750 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £43,748 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year +2.86% -7.90% +1.27%
75th Percentile £56,250 £60,000 £61,250
90th Percentile £62,500 £74,500 £77,125
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +6.67% -11.76% -

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 with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 23,028 11,641 21,526
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 17.87% 18.34% 17.06%
Number of salaries quoted 15,463 9,831 17,789
10th Percentile £28,000 £29,750 £25,500
25th Percentile £38,500 £38,750 £32,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year - +10.00% -
75th Percentile £78,750 £72,500 £70,000
90th Percentile £95,000 £87,500 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +11.76% -

XenApp
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing XenApp as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for XenApp in the UK

XenApp
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing XenApp.

Salary trend for XenApp in the UK

XenApp
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing XenApp over the 6 months to 22 January 2022.

Salary histogram for XenApp in the UK

XenApp
Top 16 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing XenApp within the UK over the 6 months to 22 January 2022. 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
Jobs
England -204 266 £44,250 +1.15% 66
UK excluding London -180 167 £40,000 +6.67% 41
London -191 110 £52,500 -12.50% 31
Work from Home -195 52 £47,500 +15.85% 9
North of England -100 50 £41,000 +9.33% 10
Midlands -97 41 £37,500 -3.23% 11
East Midlands -38 31 £28,000 -46.67% 1
South East -113 29 £40,500 +5.19% 11
East of England -78 24 £40,000 - 1
North West -77 22 £41,000 +11.56% 5
North East -15 16 £40,000 -27.93% 2
Yorkshire -62 12 £42,500 +6.25% 3
South West -69 12 £43,750 +78.57% 2
West Midlands -91 10 £44,250 +26.43% 10
Wales -49 9 £50,000 +11.11% 2
Scotland -64 2 £55,000 +30.95% 3

For the 6 months to 22 January 2022, 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 with a requirement for XenApp.

1 290 (96.99%) Citrix
2 241 (80.60%) Windows
3 220 (73.58%) VMware
4 216 (72.24%) Active Directory
5 195 (65.22%) Microsoft
6 178 (59.53%) VMware Infrastructure
7 167 (55.85%) Windows Server
8 148 (49.50%) XenDesktop
9 133 (44.48%) Microsoft 365
10 128 (42.81%) Azure
11 104 (34.78%) Hyper-V
12 92 (30.77%) Social Skills
13 91 (30.43%) Windows 10
14 89 (29.77%) Infrastructure Engineering
15 84 (28.09%) ITIL
16 81 (27.09%) vSphere
17 78 (26.09%) DHCP
18 74 (24.75%) DNS
19 73 (24.41%) Windows Server 2012
20 71 (23.75%) WAN
21 70 (23.41%) LAN
22 68 (22.74%) PowerShell
23 64 (21.40%) Cisco
24 63 (21.07%) Firewall
25 62 (20.74%) Windows Server 2008
26 57 (19.06%) SQL
27 56 (18.73%) SCCM
27 56 (18.73%) VMware ESXi
28 53 (17.73%) Windows Server 2016
28 53 (17.73%) Finance

XenApp
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 48 (16.05%) MS Exchange
2 25 (8.36%) SharePoint
3 22 (7.36%) IIS
4 18 (6.02%) Exchange Server 2013
5 8 (2.68%) Exchange Server 2010
5 8 (2.68%) Skype for Business
6 5 (1.67%) Apache
7 4 (1.34%) Apache Spark
7 4 (1.34%) Elasticsearch
7 4 (1.34%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (0.33%) nginx
Applications
1 31 (10.37%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (1.34%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (1.00%) AutoCAD
4 1 (0.33%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.67%) Carpe Diem
Cloud Services
1 133 (44.48%) Microsoft 365
2 128 (42.81%) Azure
3 29 (9.70%) AWS
4 15 (5.02%) AWS CloudFormation
4 15 (5.02%) IaaS
5 14 (4.68%) Azure Active Directory
5 14 (4.68%) OneDrive
6 11 (3.68%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 11 (3.68%) Amazon EC2
6 11 (3.68%) Amazon ECS
6 11 (3.68%) AWS Lambda
6 11 (3.68%) Serverless
6 11 (3.68%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 9 (3.01%) SaaS
8 6 (2.01%) Mimecast
9 4 (1.34%) OpenShift
9 4 (1.34%) PaaS
10 3 (1.00%) Cloud Computing
10 3 (1.00%) Rubrik
11 2 (0.67%) Nutanix
Communications & Networking
1 78 (26.09%) DHCP
2 74 (24.75%) DNS
3 71 (23.75%) WAN
4 70 (23.41%) LAN
5 63 (21.07%) Firewall
6 47 (15.72%) NetScaler
7 41 (13.71%) TCP/IP
8 39 (13.04%) SAN
9 35 (11.71%) VPN
10 25 (8.36%) Wireless
11 14 (4.68%) Network Security
12 11 (3.68%) IP Telephony
13 10 (3.34%) NAS
13 10 (3.34%) Remote Desktop
13 10 (3.34%) VLAN
13 10 (3.34%) WLAN
14 9 (3.01%) Fibre Channel
15 8 (2.68%) Cisco ASA
15 8 (2.68%) PBX
16 6 (2.01%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (8.03%) SQL Server
2 4 (1.34%) Hadoop
3 3 (1.00%) Amazon RDS
4 2 (0.67%) MySQL
4 2 (0.67%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.33%) MariaDB
5 1 (0.33%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.33%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.33%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.33%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 12 (4.01%) JIRA
2 4 (1.34%) Jenkins
3 3 (1.00%) InstallShield
3 3 (1.00%) MSI
General
1 92 (30.77%) Social Skills
2 53 (17.73%) Finance
3 23 (7.69%) Organisational Skills
4 17 (5.69%) Financial Institution
5 12 (4.01%) Advertising
5 12 (4.01%) Analytical Skills
6 11 (3.68%) Law
6 11 (3.68%) Legal
6 11 (3.68%) Public Sector
7 7 (2.34%) Telecoms
8 5 (1.67%) Manufacturing
9 4 (1.34%) Banking
9 4 (1.34%) Digital Economy
9 4 (1.34%) Documentation Skills
9 4 (1.34%) Presentation Skills
10 3 (1.00%) Retail
11 2 (0.67%) Marketing
12 1 (0.33%) Back Office
12 1 (0.33%) Investment Banking
12 1 (0.33%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 82 (27.42%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 71 (23.75%) Analyst
3 49 (16.39%) Support Engineer
4 42 (14.05%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 42 (14.05%) 2nd Line Support
5 39 (13.04%) Support Analyst
6 34 (11.37%) IT Support
7 31 (10.37%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 30 (10.03%) Citrix Engineer
9 27 (9.03%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
10 24 (8.03%) Infrastructure Analyst
11 23 (7.69%) IT Engineer
12 22 (7.36%) 3rd Line Support
13 20 (6.69%) VMware Engineer
14 19 (6.35%) VMware Infrastructure Engineer
15 18 (6.02%) IT Support Engineer
16 17 (5.69%) Applications Engineer
16 17 (5.69%) Desktop Analyst
16 17 (5.69%) Desktop Support
16 17 (5.69%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (3.68%) .NET
1 11 (3.68%) JSON
2 4 (1.34%) JMS
3 3 (1.00%) XMPP
4 2 (0.67%) COM
5 1 (0.33%) .NET Framework
5 1 (0.33%) ADO
5 1 (0.33%) OLE DB
5 1 (0.33%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 50 (16.72%) Data Centre
2 17 (5.69%) Self-Motivation
3 13 (4.35%) Replication
3 13 (4.35%) Video Conferencing
4 11 (3.68%) Enterprise Cloud
5 10 (3.34%) Fat Client
5 10 (3.34%) Thin Client
6 7 (2.34%) Driving Licence
6 7 (2.34%) Virtual Team
7 6 (2.01%) Enterprise Storage
7 6 (2.01%) Linux Command Line
7 6 (2.01%) Management Information System
8 5 (1.67%) User Experience
9 4 (1.34%) CMDB
9 4 (1.34%) Enterprise Software
9 4 (1.34%) iPhone
10 3 (1.00%) Blog
10 3 (1.00%) EMC VNX
10 3 (1.00%) Hybrid Cloud
11 2 (0.67%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 241 (80.60%) Windows
2 167 (55.85%) Windows Server
3 91 (30.43%) Windows 10
4 73 (24.41%) Windows Server 2012
5 62 (20.74%) Windows Server 2008
6 53 (17.73%) Windows Server 2016
7 38 (12.71%) Linux
8 33 (11.04%) Windows Server 2019
9 27 (9.03%) Windows 7
10 25 (8.36%) Windows Server 2003
11 11 (3.68%) Windows 8
12 10 (3.34%) CentOS
13 7 (2.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 7 (2.34%) Windows 2000 Server
14 6 (2.01%) Unix
15 1 (0.33%) Android
15 1 (0.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 89 (29.77%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 84 (28.09%) ITIL
3 52 (17.39%) Problem-Solving
4 51 (17.06%) Change Management
5 27 (9.03%) Cybersecurity
6 24 (8.03%) Disaster Recovery
6 24 (8.03%) Project Delivery
7 19 (6.35%) Patch Management
7 19 (6.35%) Project Management
7 19 (6.35%) Root Cause Analysis
8 18 (6.02%) Server Management
9 17 (5.69%) Server Virtualisation
10 16 (5.35%) Continuous Improvement
11 15 (5.02%) DevOps
11 15 (5.02%) Infrastructure Automation
11 15 (5.02%) ITSM
12 14 (4.68%) Migration
12 14 (4.68%) Security Patching
12 14 (4.68%) Service Management
13 13 (4.35%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 68 (22.74%) PowerShell
2 57 (19.06%) SQL
3 11 (3.68%) C#
4 10 (3.34%) VB.NET
5 8 (2.68%) Python
6 6 (2.01%) Bash
6 6 (2.01%) Perl
7 4 (1.34%) C
7 4 (1.34%) VB
8 3 (1.00%) VBScript
9 1 (0.33%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.33%) Winbatch
Qualifications
1 46 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
2 21 (7.02%) Degree
2 21 (7.02%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 20 (6.69%) MCSA
3 20 (6.69%) MCSE
4 16 (5.35%) Citrix Certification
5 12 (4.01%) Cisco Certification
5 12 (4.01%) MCITP
5 12 (4.01%) Security Cleared
6 11 (3.68%) SC Cleared
7 10 (3.34%) CCNA
8 7 (2.34%) ITIL Certification
9 6 (2.01%) CCNP
9 6 (2.01%) JNCIA
10 4 (1.34%) DV Cleared
10 4 (1.34%) RHCE
11 1 (0.33%) MCDST
11 1 (0.33%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (10.03%) SLA
2 5 (1.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (1.34%) GDPR
3 4 (1.34%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 4 (1.34%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.33%) Cyber Essentials
4 1 (0.33%) QA
System Software
1 216 (72.24%) Active Directory
2 178 (59.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 148 (49.50%) XenDesktop
4 104 (34.78%) Hyper-V
5 81 (27.09%) vSphere
6 56 (18.73%) VMware ESXi
7 31 (10.37%) Microsoft App-V
8 11 (3.68%) Citrix Hypervisor
8 11 (3.68%) Virtual Desktop
9 9 (3.01%) Terminal Services
10 8 (2.68%) VirtualBox
11 6 (2.01%) Docker
12 5 (1.67%) BitLocker
13 4 (1.34%) NFS
14 2 (0.67%) Firmware
15 1 (0.33%) Xen
Systems Management
1 56 (18.73%) SCCM
2 26 (8.70%) Microsoft Intune
3 25 (8.36%) SCOM
4 17 (5.69%) WSUS
5 15 (5.02%) EdgeSight
5 15 (5.02%) Terraform
6 13 (4.35%) Nagios
7 11 (3.68%) SCOrch
7 11 (3.68%) SCVMM
8 9 (3.01%) NetBackup
9 7 (2.34%) Active Directory Federation Services
10 6 (2.01%) Ansible
10 6 (2.01%) Nessus
10 6 (2.01%) ZABBIX
11 5 (1.67%) vCenter Server
12 4 (1.34%) Backup Exec
12 4 (1.34%) Kubernetes
12 4 (1.34%) Puppet
13 3 (1.00%) Single Sign-On
14 2 (0.67%) SafeCom
Vendors
1 290 (96.99%) Citrix
2 220 (73.58%) VMware
3 195 (65.22%) Microsoft
4 64 (21.40%) Cisco
5 32 (10.70%) HP
6 30 (10.03%) Veeam
7 21 (7.02%) Ivanti
8 19 (6.35%) NetApp
9 13 (4.35%) Dell
9 13 (4.35%) ServiceNow
10 11 (3.68%) EMC
10 11 (3.68%) Red Hat
10 11 (3.68%) Sophos
10 11 (3.68%) Veritas
11 10 (3.34%) Commvault
11 10 (3.34%) F5
12 9 (3.01%) CheckPoint
13 8 (2.68%) Brocade
14 7 (2.34%) Avaya
15 6 (2.01%) Juniper