Period
to 17 October 2017

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 17 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Citrix XenApp
UK
6 months to
17 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 441 403 383
Rank change year-on-year -38 -20 -76
Permanent jobs citing XenApp 1167 1458 1827
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.67% 0.76% 0.84%
As % of the System Software category 5.10% 6.09% 7.36%
Number of salaries quoted 886 1295 1595
UK median annual salary £43,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.35% +6.25% -5.88%
10th Percentile £28,500 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £62,500 £63,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year -6.25% +6.67% -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 with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 22878 23937 24840
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 13.08% 12.47% 11.40%
Number of salaries quoted 19272 20159 20679
UK median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +1.27%
10th Percentile £23,750 £23,500 £22,750
90th Percentile £75,000 £71,250 £66,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +4.00% - +7.14%

XenApp
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for XenApp in the UK

XenApp
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing XenApp.

Salary trend for XenApp in the UK

XenApp
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing XenApp over the 6 months to 17 October 2017.

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 17 October 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
England -33 1097 £43,750 +2.94% 65
London +47 641 £50,000 +11.11% 27
UK excluding London -120 512 £37,500 -6.25% 41
North of England -69 145 £35,000 -6.67% 16
South East -83 129 £37,500 -11.76% 9
North West -51 74 £42,500 +21.43% 13
East of England -27 73 £47,500 +11.76% 4
Midlands -2 70 £35,625 -5.00% 4
Yorkshire -12 56 £35,000 -6.67% 1
West Midlands +2 47 £36,000 -4.00% 2
South West -12 37 £33,000 -12.00% 5
Scotland -5 31 £57,500 +53.33% 1
Wales +20 26 £40,000 +23.08% 2
East Midlands +28 23 £35,000 -2.78% 2
North East +17 15 £34,000 -16.05% 2
Northern Ireland -33 1 £26,500 -47.00%

For the 6 months to 17 October 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 with a requirement for XenApp.

1 1135 (97.26%) Citrix
2 1003 (85.95%) Windows
3 863 (73.95%) VMware
4 847 (72.58%) Active Directory
5 833 (71.38%) Microsoft
6 593 (50.81%) XenDesktop
7 582 (49.87%) MS Exchange
8 577 (49.44%) Windows Server
9 494 (42.33%) VMware Infrastructure
10 405 (34.70%) ITIL
11 394 (33.76%) Windows Server 2008
12 393 (33.68%) Windows Server 2012
13 342 (29.31%) SCCM
14 333 (28.53%) Exchange Server 2010
15 329 (28.19%) Finance
16 326 (27.93%) Microsoft Certification
16 326 (27.93%) Office 365
17 323 (27.68%) Cisco
18 309 (26.48%) Windows 7
19 303 (25.96%) Hyper-V
20 299 (25.62%) DNS
21 283 (24.25%) MCSE
22 277 (23.74%) SAN
23 264 (22.62%) Microsoft Office
24 258 (22.11%) DHCP
25 235 (20.14%) Citrix Certification
26 222 (19.02%) Firewall
26 222 (19.02%) PowerShell
27 210 (17.99%) SQL
28 203 (17.40%) Skype for Business

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
1 582 (49.87%) MS Exchange
2 333 (28.53%) Exchange Server 2010
3 203 (17.40%) Skype for Business
4 176 (15.08%) Exchange Server 2013
5 85 (7.28%) SharePoint
6 62 (5.31%) IIS
7 51 (4.37%) Exchange Server 2007
8 42 (3.60%) Exchange Server 2003
9 25 (2.14%) Apache
9 25 (2.14%) Tomcat
10 21 (1.80%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 20 (1.71%) SharePoint 2013
12 15 (1.29%) OpenStack
13 11 (0.94%) SharePoint 2010
13 11 (0.94%) WebSphere
14 7 (0.60%) IBM Notes
14 7 (0.60%) SAS
15 5 (0.43%) Confluence
16 4 (0.34%) CMS
17 3 (0.26%) nginx
Applications
1 264 (22.62%) Microsoft Office
2 23 (1.97%) Microsoft Excel
3 7 (0.60%) MS Visio
4 5 (0.43%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.086%) AutoCAD
5 1 (0.086%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.086%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 11 (0.94%) Oracle EBS
2 6 (0.51%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.086%) Markit EDM
3 1 (0.086%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 326 (27.93%) Office 365
2 137 (11.74%) IaaS
3 130 (11.14%) Microsoft Azure
4 63 (5.40%) Amazon AWS
5 33 (2.83%) Mimecast
6 27 (2.31%) PaaS
7 14 (1.20%) OneDrive
8 11 (0.94%) Cloud Computing
9 6 (0.51%) SaaS
10 4 (0.34%) Azure Active Directory
11 2 (0.17%) Google Cloud Platform
11 2 (0.17%) Yammer
12 1 (0.086%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 1 (0.086%) Amazon EC2
12 1 (0.086%) Amazon ELB
12 1 (0.086%) Amazon S3
12 1 (0.086%) AWS CloudFormation
12 1 (0.086%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 299 (25.62%) DNS
2 277 (23.74%) SAN
3 258 (22.11%) DHCP
4 222 (19.02%) Firewall
5 177 (15.17%) WAN
6 176 (15.08%) Skype
7 172 (14.74%) LAN
8 138 (11.83%) NetScaler
9 127 (10.88%) TCP/IP
10 112 (9.60%) VPN
11 66 (5.66%) VLAN
12 50 (4.28%) Wireless
13 47 (4.03%) Cisco ASA
14 46 (3.94%) MPLS
15 43 (3.68%) iSCSI
16 41 (3.51%) Remote Desktop
17 34 (2.91%) VoIP
18 33 (2.83%) NAS
19 31 (2.66%) Internet
20 19 (1.63%) Cisco PIX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 189 (16.20%) SQL Server
2 49 (4.20%) SQL Server 2008
3 42 (3.60%) SQL Server 2005
4 40 (3.43%) SQL Server 2012
5 25 (2.14%) MySQL
6 15 (1.29%) SQL Server 2016
7 14 (1.20%) SQL Server 2014
8 12 (1.03%) Azure SQL Database
9 9 (0.77%) Relational Database
10 3 (0.26%) Amazon RDS
11 2 (0.17%) Oracle Database
12 1 (0.086%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 1 (0.086%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 1 (0.086%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (0.43%) JIRA
2 4 (0.34%) Jenkins
3 3 (0.26%) MSI
4 1 (0.086%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 329 (28.19%) Finance
2 194 (16.62%) Banking
3 140 (12.00%) Investment Banking
3 140 (12.00%) Retail
4 133 (11.40%) Retail Banking
5 36 (3.08%) Telecoms
6 33 (2.83%) Manufacturing
7 31 (2.66%) Back Office
8 30 (2.57%) Law
9 25 (2.14%) Legal
10 17 (1.46%) Marketing
11 15 (1.29%) Electronics
12 9 (0.77%) Advertising
13 5 (0.43%) French Language
14 3 (0.26%) Games
15 2 (0.17%) Financial Institution
15 2 (0.17%) German Language
15 2 (0.17%) Italian Language
15 2 (0.17%) Local Government
16 1 (0.086%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 281 (24.08%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 184 (15.77%) Support Engineer
3 153 (13.11%) Analyst
4 136 (11.65%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 129 (11.05%) Citrix Engineer
6 102 (8.74%) IT Engineer
7 88 (7.54%) Support Analyst
8 81 (6.94%) 3rd Line Support
9 78 (6.68%) Citrix Support
10 75 (6.43%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
11 74 (6.34%) Consultant
11 74 (6.34%) Infrastructure Support
12 73 (6.26%) Windows Engineer
13 71 (6.08%) IT Support
14 68 (5.83%) Systems Engineer
15 67 (5.74%) Desktop Support
16 55 (4.71%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
17 54 (4.63%) VMware Engineer
18 52 (4.46%) Head of Support
19 51 (4.37%) Citrix Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (1.63%) Web Services
2 10 (0.86%) LAMP
3 8 (0.69%) Software Packaging
4 6 (0.51%) XMPP
5 5 (0.43%) Flash
6 4 (0.34%) .NET
6 4 (0.34%) WAP
7 2 (0.17%) COM
7 2 (0.17%) MAPI
8 1 (0.086%) ADSI
8 1 (0.086%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 143 (12.25%) Data Centre
2 134 (11.48%) Blackberry
3 116 (9.94%) User Experience
4 73 (6.26%) Computer Science
5 50 (4.28%) Clustering
6 49 (4.20%) Analytical Skills
7 43 (3.68%) Fat Client
7 43 (3.68%) Thin Client
8 31 (2.66%) Management Information System
9 28 (2.40%) Replication
10 18 (1.54%) Video Conferencing
11 15 (1.29%) Driving Licence
11 15 (1.29%) EMC VNX
12 14 (1.20%) Public Cloud
13 13 (1.11%) FlexPod
13 13 (1.11%) Virtual Team
14 12 (1.03%) Hedge funds
14 12 (1.03%) HP Storage
14 12 (1.03%) Private Cloud
15 11 (0.94%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 1003 (85.95%) Windows
2 577 (49.44%) Windows Server
3 394 (33.76%) Windows Server 2008
4 393 (33.68%) Windows Server 2012
5 309 (26.48%) Windows 7
6 191 (16.37%) Windows 10
7 137 (11.74%) Linux
8 119 (10.20%) Mac OS X
9 114 (9.77%) Apple iOS
10 112 (9.60%) Android
11 98 (8.40%) Windows Server 2003
12 87 (7.46%) Windows 8
13 35 (3.00%) Windows XP
14 25 (2.14%) Unix
15 17 (1.46%) Windows 2000 Server
16 13 (1.11%) Mac OS
17 12 (1.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 10 (0.86%) Solaris
19 7 (0.60%) CentOS
20 5 (0.43%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 405 (34.70%) ITIL
2 147 (12.60%) Asset Management
3 134 (11.48%) Wealth Management
4 133 (11.40%) Service Management
5 116 (9.94%) Disaster Recovery
6 84 (7.20%) Service Delivery
7 75 (6.43%) Problem Management
8 66 (5.66%) Project Management
9 61 (5.23%) Change Management
10 55 (4.71%) Migration
11 49 (4.20%) Mentoring
12 48 (4.11%) Presales
13 46 (3.94%) Application Packaging
14 45 (3.86%) Proactive Monitoring
15 43 (3.68%) Knowledge Management
16 41 (3.51%) Root Cause Analysis
17 39 (3.34%) Application Virtualisation
18 38 (3.26%) Performance Management
19 36 (3.08%) Incident Management
19 36 (3.08%) Infrastructure Management
Programming Languages
1 222 (19.02%) PowerShell
2 210 (17.99%) SQL
3 15 (1.29%) VBScript
4 12 (1.03%) C
5 11 (0.94%) Bash Shell
5 11 (0.94%) VB
6 10 (0.86%) AWK
6 10 (0.86%) sed
7 7 (0.60%) Python
8 6 (0.51%) Java
9 4 (0.34%) JavaScript
9 4 (0.34%) Perl
10 3 (0.26%) C++
10 3 (0.26%) VBA
11 1 (0.086%) PHP
11 1 (0.086%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.086%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 326 (27.93%) Microsoft Certification
2 283 (24.25%) MCSE
3 235 (20.14%) Citrix Certification
4 190 (16.28%) CCA
5 135 (11.57%) Degree
6 84 (7.20%) Cisco Certification
7 74 (6.34%) CCNA
8 73 (6.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 61 (5.23%) Computer Science Degree
10 46 (3.94%) MCSA
11 32 (2.74%) MCP
12 31 (2.66%) CCEA
12 31 (2.66%) MCITP
13 22 (1.89%) ITIL Certification
14 21 (1.80%) CCNP
15 12 (1.03%) Security Cleared
15 12 (1.03%) VCP5
16 9 (0.77%) CISSP
17 7 (0.60%) A+ Certification
17 7 (0.60%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 64 (5.48%) SLA
2 21 (1.80%) PCI DSS
3 15 (1.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (0.34%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 2 (0.17%) QA
5 2 (0.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.086%) Cyber Essentials
6 1 (0.086%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
6 1 (0.086%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.086%) GDPR
6 1 (0.086%) ISO 22301
6 1 (0.086%) PMO
System Software
1 847 (72.58%) Active Directory
2 593 (50.81%) XenDesktop
3 494 (42.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 303 (25.96%) Hyper-V
5 190 (16.28%) vSphere
6 145 (12.43%) XenServer
7 138 (11.83%) VMware ESXi
8 127 (10.88%) Microsoft App-V
9 45 (3.86%) Terminal Services
10 31 (2.66%) VirtualBox
11 23 (1.97%) Virtual Servers
12 22 (1.89%) VMware Workstation
13 21 (1.80%) Virtual Machines
14 20 (1.71%) Citrix Presentation Server
15 19 (1.63%) DFS Replication
16 16 (1.37%) NFS
16 16 (1.37%) vCloud
17 15 (1.29%) Xen
18 13 (1.11%) MetaFrame
19 12 (1.03%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 342 (29.31%) SCCM
2 120 (10.28%) SCOM
3 105 (9.00%) AirWatch
4 64 (5.48%) WSUS
5 52 (4.46%) EdgeSight
6 41 (3.51%) Nagios
7 36 (3.08%) XenMobile
8 35 (3.00%) Backup Exec
9 30 (2.57%) Microsoft Clustering
10 28 (2.40%) SCOrch
11 22 (1.89%) Norton AntiVirus
12 21 (1.80%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
13 18 (1.54%) Cisco UCCX
14 17 (1.46%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
15 15 (1.29%) Microsoft Intune
15 15 (1.29%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
16 12 (1.03%) vCenter Server
16 12 (1.03%) vMotion
16 12 (1.03%) ZABBIX
17 11 (0.94%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1135 (97.26%) Citrix
2 863 (73.95%) VMware
3 833 (71.38%) Microsoft
4 323 (27.68%) Cisco
5 186 (15.94%) AppSense
6 172 (14.74%) HP
7 154 (13.20%) McAfee
8 131 (11.23%) Apple
9 117 (10.03%) NetApp
10 103 (8.83%) ServiceNow
11 80 (6.86%) Dell
12 76 (6.51%) Symantec
13 72 (6.17%) EMC
14 65 (5.57%) Veeam
15 58 (4.97%) IBM
16 41 (3.51%) CommVault
17 37 (3.17%) Juniper
18 35 (3.00%) SolarWinds
19 34 (2.91%) Avaya
20 32 (2.74%) F5