Period
to 25 May 2019

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 25 May 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Citrix XenApp
UK
6 months to
25 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 465 460 451
Rank change year-on-year -5 -9 -86
Permanent jobs citing XenApp 872 1,111 1,101
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.60% 0.64% 0.65%
As % of the System Software category 3.64% 4.54% 5.24%
Number of salaries quoted 728 836 942
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £27,500 £25,750
90th Percentile £67,875 £66,250 £66,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £44,500 £40,000 £39,750
% change year-on-year +11.25% +0.63% -0.63%

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 23,953 24,457 21,029
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 16.51% 14.06% 12.44%
Number of salaries quoted 19,557 19,830 17,635
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +11.76% +4.94%
10th Percentile £25,750 £25,000 £23,750
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £41,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +3.66% +9.33% -

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 25 May 2019.

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 25 May 2019. 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 +12 837 £47,500 +5.56% 14
UK excluding London +6 499 £44,500 +11.25% 9
London +16 354 £52,500 +5.00% 6
Midlands +14 123 £40,750 +8.67% 2
North of England +40 122 £44,750 +4.07% 1
South East -12 103 £52,500 +31.25% 2
West Midlands +5 93 £42,500 +6.25% 2
South West +60 77 £47,000 +34.29% 1
Yorkshire +20 71 £45,000 +1.12% 1
East of England +51 52 £37,500 -11.76% 2
North West +31 48 £37,500 +1.35%
East Midlands +41 30 £38,500 +13.24%
Scotland +9 12 £35,000 +11.11% 1
Wales +7 5 £37,250 -25.50%
Isle of Man - 5 £45,000 -
North East +20 3 £31,000 -43.64%

For the 6 months to 25 May 2019, 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.

1 817 (93.69%) Citrix
2 659 (75.57%) Windows
3 643 (73.74%) Active Directory
4 597 (68.46%) VMware
5 566 (64.91%) Microsoft
6 413 (47.36%) Windows Server
7 399 (45.76%) VMware Infrastructure
8 375 (43.00%) Office 365
9 356 (40.83%) XenDesktop
10 355 (40.71%) Microsoft Azure
11 342 (39.22%) Hyper-V
12 274 (31.42%) ITIL
13 271 (31.08%) PowerShell
14 258 (29.59%) SCCM
15 254 (29.13%) Infrastructure Engineering
16 250 (28.67%) DNS
17 241 (27.64%) Cisco
18 233 (26.72%) DHCP
19 222 (25.46%) NetScaler
20 216 (24.77%) SQL
21 212 (24.31%) MS Exchange
22 198 (22.71%) SQL Server
23 188 (21.56%) Finance
24 169 (19.38%) Windows 10
25 166 (19.04%) Windows Server 2012
26 159 (18.23%) Firewall
26 159 (18.23%) Windows Server 2008
27 146 (16.74%) Microsoft Certification
28 145 (16.63%) SAN
28 145 (16.63%) Microsoft App-V

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
1 212 (24.31%) MS Exchange
2 138 (15.83%) SharePoint
3 96 (11.01%) Exchange Server 2010
4 92 (10.55%) Skype for Business
5 63 (7.22%) IIS
6 52 (5.96%) Exchange Server 2013
7 25 (2.87%) Confluence
8 19 (2.18%) Tomcat
9 16 (1.83%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 15 (1.72%) Apache
10 15 (1.72%) SharePoint 2013
11 11 (1.26%) SharePoint 2010
12 8 (0.92%) Exchange Server 2003
12 8 (0.92%) SAS
13 7 (0.80%) WebSphere
14 6 (0.69%) WebSphere Application Server
15 5 (0.57%) Elasticsearch
16 4 (0.46%) IBM Notes
16 4 (0.46%) WordPress
17 3 (0.34%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 92 (10.55%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (1.03%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (0.46%) Chatbot
3 4 (0.46%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.11%) Adobe Premiere
4 1 (0.11%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 11 (1.26%) Remedy ITSM
2 8 (0.92%) Dynamics CRM
3 7 (0.80%) Temenos T24
4 2 (0.23%) Dynamics GP
4 2 (0.23%) Elite 3E
5 1 (0.11%) Aareon QL
5 1 (0.11%) Academy Housing
5 1 (0.11%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.11%) Lawson
5 1 (0.11%) MIS ActiveH
5 1 (0.11%) Northgate Housing
5 1 (0.11%) OPENHousing
5 1 (0.11%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (0.11%) Orchard Housing
5 1 (0.11%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 375 (43.00%) Office 365
2 355 (40.71%) Microsoft Azure
3 79 (9.06%) Amazon AWS
4 73 (8.37%) Azure Active Directory
5 72 (8.26%) IaaS
6 56 (6.42%) OneDrive
7 53 (6.08%) PaaS
8 34 (3.90%) Azure Stack
8 34 (3.90%) SaaS
9 21 (2.41%) BPaaS
10 13 (1.49%) OpenDNS
11 11 (1.26%) Azure Functions
11 11 (1.26%) Azure Machine Learning
11 11 (1.26%) Mimecast
11 11 (1.26%) Serverless
12 9 (1.03%) Adobe Creative Cloud
13 3 (0.34%) Power Platform
14 2 (0.23%) Azure ExpressRoute
14 2 (0.23%) Cloud Computing
15 1 (0.11%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 250 (28.67%) DNS
2 233 (26.72%) DHCP
3 222 (25.46%) NetScaler
4 159 (18.23%) Firewall
5 145 (16.63%) SAN
6 142 (16.28%) TCP/IP
7 138 (15.83%) LAN
8 136 (15.60%) WAN
9 119 (13.65%) Skype
10 64 (7.34%) Wireless
11 59 (6.77%) Remote Desktop
12 51 (5.85%) VLAN
13 48 (5.50%) VPN
14 47 (5.39%) NAS
15 36 (4.13%) Cisco ASA
16 34 (3.90%) Internet
17 33 (3.78%) Fibre Channel
17 33 (3.78%) VoIP
18 25 (2.87%) iSCSI
19 23 (2.64%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 198 (22.71%) SQL Server
2 22 (2.52%) SQL Server 2014
3 20 (2.29%) Azure SQL Database
3 20 (2.29%) SQL Server 2008
4 18 (2.06%) SQL Server 2012
5 13 (1.49%) SQL Server 2016
6 10 (1.15%) SQL Server 2005
7 5 (0.57%) Big Data
8 4 (0.46%) PostgreSQL
8 4 (0.46%) SQL Server 2000
9 3 (0.34%) Amazon RDS
9 3 (0.34%) Power BI
10 2 (0.23%) Crystal Reports
10 2 (0.23%) MongoDB
10 2 (0.23%) MySQL
11 1 (0.11%) BusinessObjects
11 1 (0.11%) Oracle Database
11 1 (0.11%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 34 (3.90%) JIRA
1 34 (3.90%) Visual Studio
2 32 (3.67%) TestRail
2 32 (3.67%) Zephyr
3 25 (2.87%) Visual Studio Team System
4 21 (2.41%) MSI
5 18 (2.06%) Git (software)
5 18 (2.06%) InstallShield
6 12 (1.38%) Jenkins
7 10 (1.15%) Eclipse
8 7 (0.80%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 1 (0.11%) GCC
9 1 (0.11%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (0.11%) WiX
General
1 188 (21.56%) Finance
2 38 (4.36%) Legal
3 32 (3.67%) Banking
4 28 (3.21%) Retail
5 27 (3.10%) Law
6 17 (1.95%) Back Office
7 14 (1.61%) Advertising
8 10 (1.15%) Telecoms
9 9 (1.03%) Marketing
10 5 (0.57%) Financial Institution
10 5 (0.57%) Military
11 4 (0.46%) Manufacturing
12 3 (0.34%) Automotive
12 3 (0.34%) Electronics
12 3 (0.34%) Games
13 2 (0.23%) Publishing
14 1 (0.11%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 230 (26.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 125 (14.33%) Analyst
3 106 (12.16%) Citrix Engineer
4 82 (9.40%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 81 (9.29%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 74 (8.49%) Support Engineer
7 61 (7.00%) Citrix Infrastructure Engineer
7 61 (7.00%) IT Engineer
8 60 (6.88%) Architect
9 56 (6.42%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
10 52 (5.96%) 3rd Line Support
11 46 (5.28%) Consultant
12 38 (4.36%) IT Support
12 38 (4.36%) VMware Engineer
13 37 (4.24%) Administrator
14 35 (4.01%) Cloud Architect
14 35 (4.01%) Support Analyst
14 35 (4.01%) Systems Administrator
15 32 (3.67%) 2nd Line Engineer
15 32 (3.67%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (5.16%) JSON
2 23 (2.64%) .NET
3 19 (2.18%) Web Services
4 13 (1.49%) SAML
5 8 (0.92%) Apache Flex
6 6 (0.69%) WebSphere MQ
7 5 (0.57%) 802.1X
8 4 (0.46%) COM
8 4 (0.46%) Elastic Stack
8 4 (0.46%) Spring
9 2 (0.23%) LDAP
9 2 (0.23%) MSMQ
9 2 (0.23%) Software Packaging
9 2 (0.23%) Web Services Management
9 2 (0.23%) WSH
10 1 (0.11%) ADSI
10 1 (0.11%) Regular Expression
10 1 (0.11%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 103 (11.81%) Data Centre
2 80 (9.17%) Self-Motivation
3 77 (8.83%) Clustering
4 76 (8.72%) Analytical Skills
5 36 (4.13%) Replication
6 34 (3.90%) Enterprise Software
6 34 (3.90%) Public Cloud
7 33 (3.78%) Fat Client
7 33 (3.78%) Thin Client
8 28 (3.21%) Hybrid Cloud
8 28 (3.21%) Management Information System
9 23 (2.64%) PKI
10 20 (2.29%) User Experience
11 16 (1.83%) Data Protection Act
12 15 (1.72%) Blackberry
13 13 (1.49%) e-Learning
14 12 (1.38%) CMDB
15 11 (1.26%) Mobile Computing
16 9 (1.03%) Hedge funds
17 8 (0.92%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 659 (75.57%) Windows
2 413 (47.36%) Windows Server
3 169 (19.38%) Windows 10
4 166 (19.04%) Windows Server 2012
5 159 (18.23%) Windows Server 2008
6 133 (15.25%) Linux
7 131 (15.02%) Windows 7
8 59 (6.77%) Windows Server 2003
9 52 (5.96%) Unix
10 46 (5.28%) Windows 8
11 41 (4.70%) Mac OS
12 18 (2.06%) Android
13 16 (1.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 14 (1.61%) Mac OS X
15 13 (1.49%) Apple iOS
15 13 (1.49%) Windows XP
16 9 (1.03%) Windows 2000 Server
17 5 (0.57%) CentOS
18 3 (0.34%) Ubuntu
19 2 (0.23%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 274 (31.42%) ITIL
2 254 (29.13%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 109 (12.50%) Problem-Solving
4 92 (10.55%) Disaster Recovery
5 86 (9.86%) Agile Software Development
6 84 (9.63%) Project Management
7 83 (9.52%) High Availability
8 77 (8.83%) Migration
9 76 (8.72%) Service Delivery
10 65 (7.45%) Mentoring
11 63 (7.22%) Application Packaging
12 60 (6.88%) Presales
13 57 (6.54%) Service Management
14 52 (5.96%) CRM
14 52 (5.96%) Data Protection
15 51 (5.85%) DevOps
16 47 (5.39%) Change Management
17 46 (5.28%) Business Continuity
17 46 (5.28%) Customer Requirements
18 45 (5.16%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 271 (31.08%) PowerShell
2 216 (24.77%) SQL
3 49 (5.62%) Python
4 33 (3.78%) JavaScript
5 32 (3.67%) PHP
6 23 (2.64%) C#
7 22 (2.52%) VB.NET
8 21 (2.41%) Java
9 20 (2.29%) Bash Shell
10 14 (1.61%) VBScript
11 6 (0.69%) T-SQL
12 5 (0.57%) C
12 5 (0.57%) VB
Qualifications
1 146 (16.74%) Microsoft Certification
2 117 (13.42%) MCSE
3 91 (10.44%) Citrix Certification
4 75 (8.60%) Security Cleared
5 73 (8.37%) Cisco Certification
6 68 (7.80%) Degree
7 66 (7.57%) CCNA
8 51 (5.85%) CCA
9 46 (5.28%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 43 (4.93%) MCSA
11 37 (4.24%) MCP
12 33 (3.78%) DV Cleared
13 29 (3.33%) ITIL Certification
13 29 (3.33%) SC Cleared
14 23 (2.64%) RHCE
15 21 (2.41%) CCNP
16 18 (2.06%) MCITP
17 12 (1.38%) VCP6
18 6 (0.69%) Computer Science Degree
19 4 (0.46%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 104 (11.93%) SLA
2 34 (3.90%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 29 (3.33%) QA
4 24 (2.75%) GDPR
5 19 (2.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 6 (0.69%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 3 (0.34%) Cyber Essentials
7 3 (0.34%) PCI DSS
7 3 (0.34%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 2 (0.23%) COBIT
8 2 (0.23%) ISO 9001
8 2 (0.23%) PMO
System Software
1 643 (73.74%) Active Directory
2 399 (45.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 356 (40.83%) XenDesktop
4 342 (39.22%) Hyper-V
5 145 (16.63%) Microsoft App-V
6 126 (14.45%) vSphere
7 93 (10.67%) VMware ESXi
8 80 (9.17%) Citrix Hypervisor
9 47 (5.39%) Virtual Desktop
10 42 (4.82%) Virtual Machines
11 29 (3.33%) Terminal Services
12 24 (2.75%) BitLocker
13 23 (2.64%) Virtual Servers
14 17 (1.95%) Docker
14 17 (1.95%) VMware Workstation
15 15 (1.72%) DFS Replication
16 11 (1.26%) Firmware
17 10 (1.15%) Microsoft Virtual Server
18 6 (0.69%) NFS
19 5 (0.57%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 258 (29.59%) SCCM
2 93 (10.67%) SCOM
3 67 (7.68%) Microsoft Intune
4 58 (6.65%) XenMobile
5 52 (5.96%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 51 (5.85%) vCenter Server
7 49 (5.62%) SCOrch
8 32 (3.67%) Backup Exec
9 29 (3.33%) Microsoft Clustering
10 26 (2.98%) FortiGate
11 24 (2.75%) NetBackup
11 24 (2.75%) SCVMM
11 24 (2.75%) WSUS
12 19 (2.18%) Puppet
13 17 (1.95%) Ansible
13 17 (1.95%) SCDPM
13 17 (1.95%) Terraform
14 14 (1.61%) AirWatch
14 14 (1.61%) Nagios
15 12 (1.38%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 817 (93.69%) Citrix
2 597 (68.46%) VMware
3 566 (64.91%) Microsoft
4 241 (27.64%) Cisco
5 117 (13.42%) HP
6 103 (11.81%) Dell
7 83 (9.52%) NetApp
8 75 (8.60%) Veeam
9 61 (7.00%) Symantec
10 60 (6.88%) Ivanti
11 38 (4.36%) Apple
12 36 (4.13%) Splunk
13 31 (3.56%) McAfee
13 31 (3.56%) Meraki
14 28 (3.21%) CommVault
15 27 (3.10%) CheckPoint
16 26 (2.98%) EMC
17 25 (2.87%) SolarWinds
18 23 (2.64%) Atlassian
18 23 (2.64%) Oracle