Period
to 20 October 2020

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 20 October 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Citrix XenApp
UK
6 months to
20 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 470 442 509
Rank change year-on-year -28 +67 -45
Permanent jobs citing XenApp 218 877 916
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.45% 0.64% 0.56%
As % of the System Software category 2.41% 3.74% 3.76%
Number of salaries quoted 196 723 784
Median annual salary £45,000 £47,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.26% +4.44% +2.86%
10th Percentile £30,250 £30,050 £25,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £77,500 £67,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year -5.88% +4.94% +8.00%

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 9,039 23,465 24,380
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 18.51% 17.25% 14.91%
Number of salaries quoted 7,669 19,312 19,907
Median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% - +11.11%
10th Percentile £30,500 £25,500 £24,750
90th Percentile £87,500 £85,000 £81,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +8.97%

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 20 October 2020.

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 20 October 2020. 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
England -40 194 £42,500 -10.53% 23
UK excluding London +36 141 £40,000 -5.88% 20
London +4 71 £60,000 +9.09% 4
Midlands +21 37 £39,250 -7.65% 3
West Midlands +23 32 £34,500 -18.82% 3
South East +175 31 £47,500 +3.26% 2
North of England +106 28 £40,000 -4.48% 10
Work from Home +20 24 £40,000 -23.81%
North West +125 22 £37,500 -11.76% 5
South West +67 21 £37,272 -12.30% 3
Wales +56 16 £45,000 +35.34%
Yorkshire +72 5 £42,500 -5.56% 3
East Midlands +54 5 £52,500 +38.71%
Scotland +95 4 £46,820 -3.46% 1
East of England +74 4 £40,000 - 1
North East +23 1 £60,000 +71.43% 2

For the 6 months to 20 October 2020, 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.

1 205 (94.04%) Citrix
2 168 (77.06%) VMware
3 162 (74.31%) Windows
4 144 (66.06%) Microsoft
4 144 (66.06%) Active Directory
5 118 (54.13%) VMware Infrastructure
6 115 (52.75%) XenDesktop
7 106 (48.62%) Azure
8 97 (44.50%) Windows Server
9 94 (43.12%) Office 365
10 82 (37.61%) PowerShell
11 65 (29.82%) Infrastructure Engineering
12 64 (29.36%) Hyper-V
13 61 (27.98%) vSphere
14 59 (27.06%) NetScaler
15 56 (25.69%) SCCM
15 56 (25.69%) ITIL
16 55 (25.23%) Firewall
17 49 (22.48%) DNS
18 48 (22.02%) Cisco
18 48 (22.02%) MS Exchange
19 44 (20.18%) Finance
20 42 (19.27%) Windows 10
21 40 (18.35%) DHCP
22 36 (16.51%) SAN
22 36 (16.51%) Data Centre
23 34 (15.60%) SQL
24 33 (15.14%) Disaster Recovery
24 33 (15.14%) Windows Server 2008
25 32 (14.68%) SharePoint

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 (22.02%) MS Exchange
2 32 (14.68%) SharePoint
3 15 (6.88%) Exchange Server 2013
4 12 (5.50%) Apache
4 12 (5.50%) IIS
5 10 (4.59%) Tomcat
6 8 (3.67%) Apache Spark
6 8 (3.67%) Confluence
6 8 (3.67%) Elasticsearch
6 8 (3.67%) SharePoint Server
7 7 (3.21%) Skype for Business
8 5 (2.29%) Exchange Server 2010
9 2 (0.92%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 1 (0.46%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 17 (7.80%) Microsoft Office
2 12 (5.50%) Microsoft Excel
3 9 (4.13%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (1.38%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 106 (48.62%) Azure
2 94 (43.12%) Office 365
3 31 (14.22%) AWS
4 28 (12.84%) Azure Active Directory
5 17 (7.80%) IaaS
6 15 (6.88%) SaaS
7 14 (6.42%) PaaS
8 12 (5.50%) BPaaS
9 10 (4.59%) OpenShift
10 4 (1.83%) Mimecast
11 3 (1.38%) Cloud Computing
11 3 (1.38%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 59 (27.06%) NetScaler
2 55 (25.23%) Firewall
3 49 (22.48%) DNS
4 40 (18.35%) DHCP
5 36 (16.51%) SAN
6 29 (13.30%) TCP/IP
7 24 (11.01%) WAN
8 23 (10.55%) VPN
9 20 (9.17%) LAN
10 16 (7.34%) VoIP
11 12 (5.50%) iSCSI
12 10 (4.59%) Intranet
12 10 (4.59%) Remote Desktop
12 10 (4.59%) Skype
12 10 (4.59%) Wi-Fi
13 8 (3.67%) Ethernet
14 6 (2.75%) VLAN
15 4 (1.83%) Cisco ASA
15 4 (1.83%) Network Security
15 4 (1.83%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (8.26%) SQL Server
2 8 (3.67%) Hadoop
3 4 (1.83%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (1.38%) Oracle Database
4 3 (1.38%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (1.38%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (1.38%) SQL Server 2014
4 3 (1.38%) SQL Server 2016
5 2 (0.92%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 13 (5.96%) Jenkins
2 10 (4.59%) Visual Studio Team System
3 5 (2.29%) Bitbucket
3 5 (2.29%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.46%) MSI
General
1 44 (20.18%) Finance
2 14 (6.42%) Banking
3 9 (4.13%) Public Sector
4 8 (3.67%) Advertising
4 8 (3.67%) Legal
5 5 (2.29%) Retail
6 4 (1.83%) Law
7 3 (1.38%) Marketing
8 2 (0.92%) Retail Banking
8 2 (0.92%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.46%) Back Office
9 1 (0.46%) Games
Job Titles
1 62 (28.44%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 29 (13.30%) Citrix Engineer
3 28 (12.84%) Analyst
4 25 (11.47%) Support Engineer
5 22 (10.09%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 20 (9.17%) Architect
6 20 (9.17%) Citrix Support
7 18 (8.26%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
8 16 (7.34%) IT Support
9 15 (6.88%) 3rd Line Support
9 15 (6.88%) IT Engineer
10 14 (6.42%) Windows Engineer
11 12 (5.50%) Service Analyst
11 12 (5.50%) Service Desk Analyst
12 11 (5.05%) Citrix Infrastructure Engineer
12 11 (5.05%) Systems Engineer
13 10 (4.59%) Azure Architect
13 10 (4.59%) Citrix Support Engineer
13 10 (4.59%) Cloud Architect
13 10 (4.59%) Infrastructure Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (6.88%) Web Services
2 12 (5.50%) JSON
3 10 (4.59%) LDAP
4 8 (3.67%) JMS
5 4 (1.83%) .NET
6 2 (0.92%) Middleware
6 2 (0.92%) Software Packaging
6 2 (0.92%) XML
6 2 (0.92%) X-Windows
7 1 (0.46%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 36 (16.51%) Data Centre
2 16 (7.34%) Enterprise Software
3 13 (5.96%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (5.96%) Hybrid Cloud
4 12 (5.50%) Public Cloud
5 10 (4.59%) Management Information System
5 10 (4.59%) Replication
6 8 (3.67%) Clustering
7 7 (3.21%) Enterprise Storage
8 5 (2.29%) Video Conferencing
9 4 (1.83%) Self-Motivation
10 3 (1.38%) Enterprise Cloud
10 3 (1.38%) Reinsurance
10 3 (1.38%) Smartphone
10 3 (1.38%) User Experience
11 2 (0.92%) Fat Client
11 2 (0.92%) Microsoft Licensing
11 2 (0.92%) Thin Client
12 1 (0.46%) Client/Server
12 1 (0.46%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 162 (74.31%) Windows
2 97 (44.50%) Windows Server
3 42 (19.27%) Windows 10
4 33 (15.14%) Windows Server 2008
5 27 (12.39%) Windows Server 2012
6 21 (9.63%) Windows Server 2016
7 20 (9.17%) Linux
8 17 (7.80%) Windows Server 2019
9 14 (6.42%) Windows 7
10 9 (4.13%) CentOS
10 9 (4.13%) Unix
11 7 (3.21%) Windows 8
11 7 (3.21%) Windows Server 2003
12 3 (1.38%) Apple iOS
12 3 (1.38%) HPUX
12 3 (1.38%) Oracle Linux
12 3 (1.38%) Solaris
13 2 (0.92%) Mac OS
14 1 (0.46%) Android
14 1 (0.46%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (29.82%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 56 (25.69%) ITIL
3 33 (15.14%) Disaster Recovery
4 28 (12.84%) Migration
5 27 (12.39%) DevOps
6 26 (11.93%) Project Delivery
7 20 (9.17%) High Availability
8 19 (8.72%) Service Management
9 18 (8.26%) Problem-Solving
10 17 (7.80%) Change Management
11 16 (7.34%) ITIL V3
12 15 (6.88%) Infrastructure as Code
13 14 (6.42%) Business Continuity
13 14 (6.42%) Problem Management
13 14 (6.42%) Project Management
14 12 (5.50%) Capacity Planning
14 12 (5.50%) Desktop Virtualisation
14 12 (5.50%) SOA
15 11 (5.05%) Patch Management
15 11 (5.05%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 82 (37.61%) PowerShell
2 34 (15.60%) SQL
3 12 (5.50%) Java
4 9 (4.13%) VBScript
5 5 (2.29%) Python
6 2 (0.92%) Bash Shell
6 2 (0.92%) VB.NET
7 1 (0.46%) VB
Qualifications
1 21 (9.63%) Microsoft Certification
2 18 (8.26%) MCSE
3 17 (7.80%) MCSA
4 15 (6.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 13 (5.96%) Cisco Certification
6 10 (4.59%) CCNA
7 8 (3.67%) RHCE
8 6 (2.75%) CCNP
9 5 (2.29%) SC Cleared
9 5 (2.29%) Security Cleared
10 3 (1.38%) Citrix Certification
10 3 (1.38%) Degree
11 1 (0.46%) CCIE
11 1 (0.46%) CCIE Security
11 1 (0.46%) PMI Certification
11 1 (0.46%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (7.34%) SLA
2 7 (3.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (2.75%) BS25999
3 6 (2.75%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 3 (1.38%) GDPR
5 1 (0.46%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.46%) QA
System Software
1 144 (66.06%) Active Directory
2 118 (54.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 115 (52.75%) XenDesktop
4 64 (29.36%) Hyper-V
5 61 (27.98%) vSphere
6 25 (11.47%) VMware ESXi
7 18 (8.26%) Citrix Hypervisor
8 10 (4.59%) BitLocker
9 9 (4.13%) Virtual Machines
10 8 (3.67%) Docker
11 7 (3.21%) Virtual Desktop
12 6 (2.75%) DFS Replication
12 6 (2.75%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 6 (2.75%) NFS
12 6 (2.75%) Virtual Servers
13 5 (2.29%) Microsoft App-V
14 3 (1.38%) Citrix Presentation Server
14 3 (1.38%) Terminal Services
14 3 (1.38%) VirtualBox
14 3 (1.38%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 56 (25.69%) SCCM
2 23 (10.55%) Ansible
3 21 (9.63%) Microsoft Intune
4 19 (8.72%) Puppet
5 12 (5.50%) vCenter Server
6 10 (4.59%) Backup Exec
6 10 (4.59%) Kubernetes
7 8 (3.67%) Microsoft Clustering
8 7 (3.21%) Terraform
8 7 (3.21%) XenMobile
9 6 (2.75%) Opscode Chef
9 6 (2.75%) vRealize
10 5 (2.29%) SCOM
11 3 (1.38%) McAfee ePO
11 3 (1.38%) NetBackup
12 2 (0.92%) FortiGate
12 2 (0.92%) HAProxy
12 2 (0.92%) Perfmon
12 2 (0.92%) Simpana
12 2 (0.92%) WSUS
Vendors
1 205 (94.04%) Citrix
2 168 (77.06%) VMware
3 144 (66.06%) Microsoft
4 48 (22.02%) Cisco
5 31 (14.22%) Veeam
6 22 (10.09%) Dell
7 17 (7.80%) HP
8 16 (7.34%) Sophos
9 15 (6.88%) F5
10 14 (6.42%) NetApp
11 10 (4.59%) Red Hat
12 9 (4.13%) Fortinet
13 7 (3.21%) Oracle
14 6 (2.75%) ServiceNow
15 5 (2.29%) Avaya
15 5 (2.29%) CommVault
15 5 (2.29%) EMC
15 5 (2.29%) Symantec
16 4 (1.83%) CheckPoint
16 4 (1.83%) Sun