Period
to 22 November 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 22 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Citrix XenApp
UK
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 427 434 398
Rank change year-on-year +7 -36 -92
Permanent jobs citing XenApp 1211 1331 1722
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.67% 0.70% 0.80%
As % of the System Software category 5.19% 5.66% 7.05%
Number of salaries quoted 921 1180 1537
UK median annual salary £43,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.35% +6.25% -3.61%
10th Percentile £28,500 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £60,000 £63,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £38,250 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year -4.38% +6.67% -2.60%

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 23324 23525 24433
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 12.91% 12.37% 11.32%
Number of salaries quoted 19513 19759 20382
UK median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +1.53%
10th Percentile £23,750 £23,500 £22,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £67,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +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 22 November 2017.

Salary histogram for XenApp in the UK

XenApp
Top 17 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 November 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 -20 1107 £43,500 +2.35% 50
London +43 645 £50,000 +11.11% 13
UK excluding London -72 540 £38,250 -4.38% 37
North of England -52 150 £35,000 -6.67% 12
South East -81 124 £39,000 -8.24% 10
Midlands +10 85 £36,500 -2.67% 8
North West -50 69 £42,500 +21.43% 6
East of England -10 65 £50,000 +11.11% 5
Yorkshire -15 61 £35,000 -6.67% 3
West Midlands -12 57 £37,250 -3.87% 3
Wales +39 43 £40,000 +56.86%
South West -22 37 £34,000 -9.33% 2
Scotland -16 34 £57,500 +53.33%
East Midlands +34 28 £35,000 +6.06% 5
North East +19 20 £35,000 -15.66% 3
Northern Ireland -26 1 £26,500 +12.77%
Channel Islands - 1 £65,000 -

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 1183 (97.69%) Citrix
2 1057 (87.28%) Windows
3 908 (74.98%) VMware
4 874 (72.17%) Microsoft
5 854 (70.52%) Active Directory
6 619 (51.11%) XenDesktop
7 605 (49.96%) Windows Server
8 579 (47.81%) MS Exchange
9 541 (44.67%) VMware Infrastructure
10 437 (36.09%) Windows Server 2012
11 413 (34.10%) ITIL
12 412 (34.02%) Windows Server 2008
13 411 (33.94%) Office 365
14 352 (29.07%) Microsoft Certification
15 351 (28.98%) Hyper-V
16 343 (28.32%) Exchange Server 2010
16 343 (28.32%) SCCM
17 328 (27.09%) Finance
18 318 (26.26%) MCSE
19 309 (25.52%) Windows 7
20 301 (24.86%) Cisco
21 293 (24.19%) SAN
22 278 (22.96%) DNS
23 270 (22.30%) Citrix Certification
24 265 (21.88%) Microsoft Office
25 237 (19.57%) DHCP
26 229 (18.91%) PowerShell
27 225 (18.58%) SQL
28 221 (18.25%) CCA
29 220 (18.17%) Windows 10

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
1 579 (47.81%) MS Exchange
2 343 (28.32%) Exchange Server 2010
3 192 (15.85%) Skype for Business
4 181 (14.95%) Exchange Server 2013
5 83 (6.85%) SharePoint
6 66 (5.45%) IIS
7 53 (4.38%) Exchange Server 2003
8 42 (3.47%) Exchange Server 2007
9 24 (1.98%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 21 (1.73%) Tomcat
11 20 (1.65%) Apache
12 17 (1.40%) SharePoint 2013
13 12 (0.99%) OpenStack
13 12 (0.99%) SharePoint 2010
14 8 (0.66%) WebSphere
15 6 (0.50%) IBM Notes
15 6 (0.50%) nginx
16 5 (0.41%) SAS
17 3 (0.25%) CMS
17 3 (0.25%) Confluence
Applications
1 265 (21.88%) Microsoft Office
2 20 (1.65%) Microsoft Excel
3 7 (0.58%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.25%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 2 (0.17%) AutoCAD
6 1 (0.083%) InfoPath
6 1 (0.083%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 8 (0.66%) Dynamics CRM
1 8 (0.66%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (0.25%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.083%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 411 (33.94%) Office 365
2 153 (12.63%) Microsoft Azure
3 138 (11.40%) IaaS
4 63 (5.20%) Amazon AWS
5 34 (2.81%) Mimecast
6 30 (2.48%) PaaS
7 18 (1.49%) OneDrive
8 14 (1.16%) Azure Active Directory
9 11 (0.91%) Cloud Computing
10 5 (0.41%) SaaS
11 2 (0.17%) Google Cloud Platform
11 2 (0.17%) Yammer
12 1 (0.083%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 293 (24.19%) SAN
2 278 (22.96%) DNS
3 237 (19.57%) DHCP
4 199 (16.43%) Firewall
5 165 (13.63%) WAN
6 164 (13.54%) LAN
7 158 (13.05%) Skype
8 147 (12.14%) NetScaler
9 124 (10.24%) TCP/IP
10 98 (8.09%) VPN
11 64 (5.28%) VLAN
12 49 (4.05%) Wireless
13 43 (3.55%) Cisco ASA
13 43 (3.55%) VoIP
14 40 (3.30%) Remote Desktop
15 34 (2.81%) MPLS
16 32 (2.64%) Internet
17 30 (2.48%) NAS
18 29 (2.39%) iSCSI
19 15 (1.24%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 183 (15.11%) SQL Server
2 45 (3.72%) SQL Server 2005
3 42 (3.47%) SQL Server 2008
4 40 (3.30%) SQL Server 2012
5 18 (1.49%) MySQL
6 17 (1.40%) SQL Server 2016
7 13 (1.07%) Azure SQL Database
8 12 (0.99%) SQL Server 2014
9 7 (0.58%) Relational Database
10 4 (0.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 2 (0.17%) Amazon RDS
11 2 (0.17%) Oracle Database
12 1 (0.083%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 1 (0.083%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 4 (0.33%) Jenkins
2 3 (0.25%) JIRA
3 1 (0.083%) MSI
General
1 328 (27.09%) Finance
2 189 (15.61%) Banking
3 140 (11.56%) Investment Banking
4 133 (10.98%) Retail Banking
5 43 (3.55%) Law
6 37 (3.06%) Legal
7 33 (2.73%) Manufacturing
8 29 (2.39%) Telecoms
9 24 (1.98%) Back Office
10 15 (1.24%) Marketing
11 12 (0.99%) Electronics
12 9 (0.74%) Advertising
13 6 (0.50%) Retail
14 5 (0.41%) French Language
15 4 (0.33%) Games
16 2 (0.17%) Local Government
16 2 (0.17%) Publishing
17 1 (0.083%) Financial Institution
17 1 (0.083%) Front Office
17 1 (0.083%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 303 (25.02%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 177 (14.62%) Support Engineer
3 152 (12.55%) Analyst
4 140 (11.56%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 121 (9.99%) Citrix Engineer
6 111 (9.17%) IT Engineer
7 102 (8.42%) Consultant
8 85 (7.02%) Support Analyst
9 82 (6.77%) 3rd Line Support
10 74 (6.11%) Infrastructure Support
11 73 (6.03%) Windows Engineer
12 72 (5.95%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
12 72 (5.95%) Systems Engineer
13 68 (5.62%) Citrix Support
14 66 (5.45%) Infrastructure Consultant
14 66 (5.45%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
15 65 (5.37%) IT Support
16 59 (4.87%) Desktop Support
17 55 (4.54%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
18 53 (4.38%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (2.06%) Web Services
2 8 (0.66%) WAP
3 7 (0.58%) LAMP
4 6 (0.50%) XMPP
5 5 (0.41%) Flash
6 4 (0.33%) .NET
7 3 (0.25%) Software Packaging
8 2 (0.17%) COM
8 2 (0.17%) MAPI
8 2 (0.17%) Middleware
9 1 (0.083%) ADSI
9 1 (0.083%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 149 (12.30%) Data Centre
2 137 (11.31%) Blackberry
3 114 (9.41%) User Experience
4 73 (6.03%) Computer Science
5 58 (4.79%) Analytical Skills
6 55 (4.54%) Clustering
7 37 (3.06%) Fat Client
7 37 (3.06%) Thin Client
8 29 (2.39%) Management Information System
9 24 (1.98%) Replication
10 20 (1.65%) Video Conferencing
11 14 (1.16%) EMC VMAX
11 14 (1.16%) Public Cloud
12 13 (1.07%) Hedge funds
12 13 (1.07%) Hybrid Cloud
12 13 (1.07%) Virtual Team
13 12 (0.99%) Driving Licence
13 12 (0.99%) Private Cloud
14 11 (0.91%) EMC VNX
15 10 (0.83%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 1057 (87.28%) Windows
2 605 (49.96%) Windows Server
3 437 (36.09%) Windows Server 2012
4 412 (34.02%) Windows Server 2008
5 309 (25.52%) Windows 7
6 220 (18.17%) Windows 10
7 120 (9.91%) Mac OS X
8 114 (9.41%) Linux
9 112 (9.25%) Apple iOS
10 109 (9.00%) Android
11 96 (7.93%) Windows Server 2003
12 90 (7.43%) Windows 8
13 25 (2.06%) Windows XP
14 23 (1.90%) Windows 2000 Server
15 19 (1.57%) Unix
16 13 (1.07%) Mac OS
17 9 (0.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 8 (0.66%) CentOS
18 8 (0.66%) Ubuntu
19 6 (0.50%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 413 (34.10%) ITIL
2 145 (11.97%) Asset Management
3 140 (11.56%) Service Management
4 134 (11.07%) Wealth Management
5 123 (10.16%) Disaster Recovery
6 81 (6.69%) Problem Management
6 81 (6.69%) Service Delivery
7 77 (6.36%) Project Management
8 68 (5.62%) Presales
9 58 (4.79%) Change Management
10 55 (4.54%) Proactive Monitoring
11 54 (4.46%) Application Packaging
11 54 (4.46%) Migration
12 44 (3.63%) Application Virtualisation
12 44 (3.63%) Incident Management
13 43 (3.55%) Knowledge Management
14 42 (3.47%) Root Cause Analysis
15 41 (3.39%) Patch Management
16 40 (3.30%) Mentoring
17 36 (2.97%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 229 (18.91%) PowerShell
2 225 (18.58%) SQL
3 17 (1.40%) VBScript
4 10 (0.83%) C
5 9 (0.74%) VB
6 8 (0.66%) Bash Shell
7 7 (0.58%) AWK
7 7 (0.58%) Python
7 7 (0.58%) sed
8 6 (0.50%) JavaScript
9 5 (0.41%) Java
10 4 (0.33%) T-SQL
11 3 (0.25%) Perl
12 2 (0.17%) C++
13 1 (0.083%) PHP
13 1 (0.083%) VBA
Qualifications
1 352 (29.07%) Microsoft Certification
2 318 (26.26%) MCSE
3 270 (22.30%) Citrix Certification
4 221 (18.25%) CCA
5 144 (11.89%) Degree
6 102 (8.42%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 84 (6.94%) Cisco Certification
8 78 (6.44%) CCNA
9 60 (4.95%) Computer Science Degree
10 57 (4.71%) MCSA
11 35 (2.89%) MCP
12 29 (2.39%) MCITP
13 27 (2.23%) CCEA
14 18 (1.49%) CCNP
15 14 (1.16%) ITIL Certification
16 12 (0.99%) Security Cleared
16 12 (0.99%) VCP5
17 10 (0.83%) CISSP
18 8 (0.66%) A+ Certification
19 5 (0.41%) Linux+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 53 (4.38%) SLA
2 17 (1.40%) PCI DSS
3 16 (1.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (0.41%) ISO 9001
5 4 (0.33%) QA
6 3 (0.25%) Cyber Essentials
6 3 (0.25%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
6 3 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 2 (0.17%) PMO
7 2 (0.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.083%) GDPR
8 1 (0.083%) ISO 22301
System Software
1 854 (70.52%) Active Directory
2 619 (51.11%) XenDesktop
3 541 (44.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 351 (28.98%) Hyper-V
5 171 (14.12%) vSphere
6 154 (12.72%) VMware ESXi
7 151 (12.47%) Microsoft App-V
8 142 (11.73%) XenServer
9 42 (3.47%) VirtualBox
10 31 (2.56%) Terminal Services
11 29 (2.39%) Virtual Servers
12 25 (2.06%) DFS Replication
13 24 (1.98%) Virtual Machines
14 18 (1.49%) Citrix Presentation Server
15 16 (1.32%) VMware Workstation
15 16 (1.32%) Xen
16 14 (1.16%) MetaFrame
16 14 (1.16%) vCloud
17 11 (0.91%) BitLocker
17 11 (0.91%) NFS
Systems Management
1 343 (28.32%) SCCM
2 116 (9.58%) SCOM
3 107 (8.84%) AirWatch
4 54 (4.46%) EdgeSight
4 54 (4.46%) WSUS
5 46 (3.80%) Nagios
6 43 (3.55%) Backup Exec
7 42 (3.47%) XenMobile
8 39 (3.22%) SCOrch
9 28 (2.31%) Microsoft Clustering
10 27 (2.23%) Microsoft Intune
11 26 (2.15%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
12 17 (1.40%) Norton AntiVirus
13 15 (1.24%) Forefront Identity Manager
13 15 (1.24%) vCenter Server
14 14 (1.16%) HP Data Protector
14 14 (1.16%) NetBackup
15 13 (1.07%) SCVMM
15 13 (1.07%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
16 12 (0.99%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 1183 (97.69%) Citrix
2 908 (74.98%) VMware
3 874 (72.17%) Microsoft
4 301 (24.86%) Cisco
5 179 (14.78%) AppSense
6 160 (13.21%) HP
7 153 (12.63%) McAfee
8 136 (11.23%) Apple
9 102 (8.42%) ServiceNow
10 94 (7.76%) NetApp
11 86 (7.10%) Dell
12 76 (6.28%) Symantec
13 70 (5.78%) EMC
14 69 (5.70%) Veeam
15 58 (4.79%) IBM
16 35 (2.89%) CommVault
16 35 (2.89%) Juniper
17 31 (2.56%) Avaya
18 30 (2.48%) 3PAR
18 30 (2.48%) Sophos