Period
to 16 November 2018

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 16 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Citrix XenApp
UK
6 months to
16 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 476 450 438
Rank change year-on-year -26 -12 -39
Permanent jobs citing XenApp 968 1,200 1,353
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.59% 0.67% 0.71%
As % of the System Software category 3.92% 5.15% 5.73%
Number of salaries quoted 792 907 1,202
UK median annual salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.45% +2.35% +6.25%
10th Percentile £25,000 £28,500 £26,750
90th Percentile £68,750 £67,500 £61,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £41,250 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% -6.25% +6.67%

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 24,721 23,317 23,614
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 15.16% 12.94% 12.38%
Number of salaries quoted 20,168 19,534 19,845
UK median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £25,000 £23,750 £23,500
90th Percentile £81,250 £75,000 £71,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £39,513 £37,500
% change year-on-year +7.56% +5.37% -

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 16 November 2018.

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 16 November 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
England -7 934 £45,000 +3.45% 130
UK excluding London +4 494 £41,250 +10.00% 87
London -53 448 £50,000 - 46
North of England +34 153 £42,500 +21.43% 30
South East +30 120 £42,500 +8.97% 14
East of England +52 97 £42,500 -12.82% 16
North West +31 90 £30,000 -29.41% 14
Midlands +14 68 £47,500 +31.94% 11
Yorkshire +34 62 £47,500 +35.71% 15
West Midlands +32 57 £50,000 +36.99% 7
South West +13 42 £32,905 -3.22% 13
East Midlands -13 11 £36,250 +3.57% 4
Wales -19 10 £36,500 -8.75% 1
Scotland -20 5 £36,500 -36.52% 2
Northern Ireland -3 1 - -
North East -25 1 £30,000 -14.29% 1

For the 6 months to 16 November 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 with a requirement for XenApp.

1 930 (96.07%) Citrix
2 838 (86.57%) Windows
3 697 (72.00%) Active Directory
4 661 (68.29%) VMware
5 654 (67.56%) Microsoft
6 527 (54.44%) XenDesktop
7 522 (53.93%) Windows Server
8 394 (40.70%) VMware Infrastructure
9 372 (38.43%) Office 365
10 328 (33.88%) Windows Server 2008
11 298 (30.79%) MS Exchange
12 286 (29.55%) Windows 10
13 285 (29.44%) ITIL
14 284 (29.34%) Windows Server 2012
15 271 (28.00%) SCCM
16 261 (26.96%) Microsoft Azure
17 238 (24.59%) DNS
18 236 (24.38%) Hyper-V
19 232 (23.97%) Windows 7
19 232 (23.97%) Infrastructure Engineering
20 226 (23.35%) PowerShell
21 221 (22.83%) NetScaler
22 210 (21.69%) Cisco
23 201 (20.76%) DHCP
24 189 (19.52%) SAN
25 184 (19.01%) Firewall
26 183 (18.90%) Microsoft Certification
27 176 (18.18%) Finance
28 175 (18.08%) VMware ESXi
29 154 (15.91%) Exchange Server 2010

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
1 298 (30.79%) MS Exchange
2 154 (15.91%) Exchange Server 2010
3 112 (11.57%) Exchange Server 2013
4 74 (7.64%) Skype for Business
5 71 (7.33%) SharePoint
6 41 (4.24%) Exchange Server 2003
7 38 (3.93%) IIS
8 19 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2007
9 7 (0.72%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 7 (0.72%) OpenStack
10 6 (0.62%) Tomcat
11 5 (0.52%) Apache
12 4 (0.41%) Elasticsearch
13 3 (0.31%) IBM Notes
13 3 (0.31%) JBoss
13 3 (0.31%) WordPress
14 2 (0.21%) CMS
14 2 (0.21%) Kentico
14 2 (0.21%) SAS
14 2 (0.21%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 149 (15.39%) Microsoft Office
2 25 (2.58%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 9 (0.93%) Infor SunSystems
1 9 (0.93%) ReMetrica
2 8 (0.83%) Remedy ITSM
3 4 (0.41%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (0.31%) Unit4 Business World
5 2 (0.21%) Dynamics GP
5 2 (0.21%) Dynamics NAV
5 2 (0.21%) Lawson
5 2 (0.21%) Oracle Financials
6 1 (0.10%) Aareon QL
6 1 (0.10%) Academy Housing
6 1 (0.10%) assyst
6 1 (0.10%) Maximo
6 1 (0.10%) MIS ActiveH
6 1 (0.10%) Northgate Housing
6 1 (0.10%) OPENHousing
6 1 (0.10%) Orchard Housing
Cloud Services
1 372 (38.43%) Office 365
2 261 (26.96%) Microsoft Azure
3 118 (12.19%) Amazon AWS
4 35 (3.62%) OneDrive
5 34 (3.51%) IaaS
6 29 (3.00%) Azure Active Directory
7 20 (2.07%) PaaS
8 12 (1.24%) Yammer
9 8 (0.83%) Adobe Creative Cloud
9 8 (0.83%) Mimecast
10 6 (0.62%) Google Cloud Platform
11 4 (0.41%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 4 (0.41%) SaaS
12 2 (0.21%) Azure Functions
12 2 (0.21%) Azure Machine Learning
12 2 (0.21%) G Suite
12 2 (0.21%) OpenDNS
12 2 (0.21%) Serverless
13 1 (0.10%) Cloud Computing
13 1 (0.10%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 238 (24.59%) DNS
2 221 (22.83%) NetScaler
3 201 (20.76%) DHCP
4 189 (19.52%) SAN
5 184 (19.01%) Firewall
6 118 (12.19%) WAN
7 113 (11.67%) TCP/IP
8 102 (10.54%) LAN
9 83 (8.57%) VPN
10 62 (6.40%) Skype
11 54 (5.58%) Remote Desktop
11 54 (5.58%) VLAN
12 49 (5.06%) VoIP
13 41 (4.24%) NAS
14 28 (2.89%) Internet
14 28 (2.89%) VSAN
15 24 (2.48%) Cisco ASA
15 24 (2.48%) Wi-Fi
16 22 (2.27%) Wireless
17 21 (2.17%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 138 (14.26%) SQL Server
2 45 (4.65%) SQL Server 2008
3 35 (3.62%) SQL Server 2016
4 34 (3.51%) SQL Server 2012
5 25 (2.58%) SQL Server 2005
6 24 (2.48%) SQL Server 2014
7 6 (0.62%) Azure SQL Database
8 5 (0.52%) MySQL
9 4 (0.41%) PostgreSQL
10 3 (0.31%) Amazon RDS
10 3 (0.31%) Data Lake
10 3 (0.31%) Hadoop
10 3 (0.31%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 3 (0.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 2 (0.21%) Oracle Reports
11 2 (0.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 1 (0.10%) BusinessObjects
12 1 (0.10%) Crystal Reports
12 1 (0.10%) Oracle Database 10g
12 1 (0.10%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 9 (0.93%) Sonatype Nexus
2 6 (0.62%) Git (software)
3 4 (0.41%) Jenkins
4 3 (0.31%) MSI
4 3 (0.31%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 2 (0.21%) GitLab
5 2 (0.21%) Hudson
5 2 (0.21%) Octopus Deploy
5 2 (0.21%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.10%) InstallShield
General
1 176 (18.18%) Finance
2 36 (3.72%) Telecoms
3 26 (2.69%) Back Office
3 26 (2.69%) Retail
4 24 (2.48%) Banking
5 23 (2.38%) Legal
6 22 (2.27%) Law
7 9 (0.93%) Publishing
8 8 (0.83%) Marketing
9 5 (0.52%) Advertising
9 5 (0.52%) Automotive
9 5 (0.52%) Investment Banking
10 4 (0.41%) Corporate Banking
10 4 (0.41%) Games
10 4 (0.41%) Local Government
10 4 (0.41%) Manufacturing
10 4 (0.41%) Online Betting
11 3 (0.31%) Billing
11 3 (0.31%) Financial Institution
12 2 (0.21%) Military
Job Titles
1 203 (20.97%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 149 (15.39%) Citrix Engineer
3 141 (14.57%) Support Engineer
4 121 (12.50%) Analyst
5 96 (9.92%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 81 (8.37%) IT Support
7 76 (7.85%) IT Engineer
8 72 (7.44%) 3rd Line Support
9 67 (6.92%) Desktop Support
10 64 (6.61%) 2nd Line Support
11 60 (6.20%) Citrix Infrastructure Engineer
12 56 (5.79%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
13 51 (5.27%) Architect
14 50 (5.17%) Citrix Support
15 49 (5.06%) Support Analyst
16 47 (4.86%) Infrastructure Analyst
16 47 (4.86%) Systems Engineer
17 45 (4.65%) Consultant
18 44 (4.55%) 2nd Line Engineer
18 44 (4.55%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (3.72%) Web Services
2 14 (1.45%) LDAP
3 10 (1.03%) Flash
4 8 (0.83%) X-Windows
5 6 (0.62%) .NET
5 6 (0.62%) JSON
6 5 (0.52%) ADSI
6 5 (0.52%) SAML
6 5 (0.52%) Software Packaging
7 4 (0.41%) COM
7 4 (0.41%) FIX Protocol
8 3 (0.31%) LAPP Stack
8 3 (0.31%) Node.js
9 2 (0.21%) 802.1X
9 2 (0.21%) ASP.NET
10 1 (0.10%) HTML
10 1 (0.10%) Middleware
10 1 (0.10%) Web Services Management
10 1 (0.10%) WSH
10 1 (0.10%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 97 (10.02%) Data Centre
2 88 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
3 72 (7.44%) Self-Motivation
4 58 (5.99%) Fat Client
4 58 (5.99%) Thin Client
5 38 (3.93%) Clustering
6 24 (2.48%) Management Information System
6 24 (2.48%) PKI
7 23 (2.38%) Replication
8 20 (2.07%) User Experience
8 20 (2.07%) Video Conferencing
9 17 (1.76%) Computer Science
9 17 (1.76%) Driving Licence
10 16 (1.65%) Virtual Team
11 14 (1.45%) Blackberry
12 13 (1.34%) Public Cloud
13 9 (0.93%) NHS
14 8 (0.83%) HP StoreVirtual
15 6 (0.62%) EMC VMAX
15 6 (0.62%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 838 (86.57%) Windows
2 522 (53.93%) Windows Server
3 328 (33.88%) Windows Server 2008
4 286 (29.55%) Windows 10
5 284 (29.34%) Windows Server 2012
6 232 (23.97%) Windows 7
7 112 (11.57%) Linux
8 80 (8.26%) Windows Server 2003
9 79 (8.16%) Windows 8
10 37 (3.82%) Unix
11 24 (2.48%) Mac OS
12 22 (2.27%) Windows XP
13 20 (2.07%) Apple iOS
14 17 (1.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 15 (1.55%) Windows 2000 Server
16 14 (1.45%) Android
17 6 (0.62%) CentOS
17 6 (0.62%) Ubuntu
18 4 (0.41%) AIX
19 3 (0.31%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 285 (29.44%) ITIL
2 232 (23.97%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 106 (10.95%) Problem-Solving
4 86 (8.88%) Service Delivery
5 85 (8.78%) Migration
6 83 (8.57%) Project Management
7 77 (7.95%) Presales
8 74 (7.64%) Application Packaging
9 65 (6.71%) Continuous Improvement
10 54 (5.58%) Disaster Recovery
11 53 (5.48%) Root Cause Analysis
12 51 (5.27%) Agile Software Development
13 49 (5.06%) High Availability
14 47 (4.86%) Time Management
15 43 (4.44%) Problem Management
16 42 (4.34%) Service Management
17 40 (4.13%) Customer Requirements
17 40 (4.13%) ITIL V3
17 40 (4.13%) Patch Management
18 39 (4.03%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 226 (23.35%) PowerShell
2 153 (15.81%) SQL
3 31 (3.20%) Bash Shell
4 29 (3.00%) Python
5 21 (2.17%) VBScript
6 10 (1.03%) C
7 7 (0.72%) Perl
7 7 (0.72%) VB
8 6 (0.62%) C#
8 6 (0.62%) Korn
8 6 (0.62%) Ruby
9 5 (0.52%) Java
10 4 (0.41%) VBA
11 1 (0.10%) AppleScript
11 1 (0.10%) JavaScript
11 1 (0.10%) PHP
Qualifications
1 183 (18.90%) Microsoft Certification
2 135 (13.95%) MCSE
3 91 (9.40%) Citrix Certification
4 88 (9.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 80 (8.26%) Degree
6 61 (6.30%) Cisco Certification
7 45 (4.65%) CCNA
8 42 (4.34%) CCA
8 42 (4.34%) MCSA
9 34 (3.51%) ITIL Certification
10 26 (2.69%) Security Cleared
11 25 (2.58%) MCP
12 24 (2.48%) MCITP
13 23 (2.38%) CCNP
14 12 (1.24%) DV Cleared
15 10 (1.03%) Computer Science Degree
15 10 (1.03%) MCDST
16 9 (0.93%) CCIE
17 8 (0.83%) CCAA
17 8 (0.83%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 89 (9.19%) SLA
2 30 (3.10%) GDPR
3 5 (0.52%) COBIT
3 5 (0.52%) QA
4 4 (0.41%) PMBOK
5 2 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.21%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 697 (72.00%) Active Directory
2 527 (54.44%) XenDesktop
3 394 (40.70%) VMware Infrastructure
4 236 (24.38%) Hyper-V
5 175 (18.08%) VMware ESXi
6 150 (15.50%) vSphere
7 131 (13.53%) Microsoft App-V
8 78 (8.06%) XenServer
9 38 (3.93%) Virtual Machines
10 36 (3.72%) Virtual Desktop
11 32 (3.31%) Terminal Services
12 25 (2.58%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 17 (1.76%) DFS Replication
13 17 (1.76%) VMware Workstation
14 16 (1.65%) BitLocker
14 16 (1.65%) Firmware
15 14 (1.45%) VMware NSX
16 13 (1.34%) Docker
17 11 (1.14%) Forefront TMG
18 8 (0.83%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 271 (28.00%) SCCM
2 67 (6.92%) SCOM
3 60 (6.20%) Microsoft Intune
4 58 (5.99%) XenMobile
5 45 (4.65%) SCOrch
6 37 (3.82%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 33 (3.41%) NetBackup
8 30 (3.10%) WSUS
9 24 (2.48%) Backup Exec
9 24 (2.48%) vCenter Server
10 22 (2.27%) Forefront Identity Manager
10 22 (2.27%) Puppet
11 19 (1.96%) AirWatch
12 18 (1.86%) Microsoft Clustering
13 17 (1.76%) SCVMM
14 14 (1.45%) IBM BigFix
14 14 (1.45%) Norton AntiVirus
15 13 (1.34%) EdgeSight
15 13 (1.34%) SCDPM
15 13 (1.34%) Terraform
Vendors
1 930 (96.07%) Citrix
2 661 (68.29%) VMware
3 654 (67.56%) Microsoft
4 210 (21.69%) Cisco
5 108 (11.16%) Ivanti
6 102 (10.54%) HP
7 79 (8.16%) Symantec
8 78 (8.06%) NetApp
9 54 (5.58%) Apple
9 54 (5.58%) Dell
10 50 (5.17%) Veeam
11 41 (4.24%) McAfee
12 34 (3.51%) Avaya
13 31 (3.20%) CheckPoint
13 31 (3.20%) Meraki
14 30 (3.10%) IBM
15 29 (3.00%) EMC
16 28 (2.89%) Altiris
17 27 (2.79%) CommVault
18 26 (2.69%) SolarWinds