Period
to 22 January 2021

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 January 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Citrix XenApp
UK
6 months to
22 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 527 416 521
Rank change year-on-year -111 +105 -65
Permanent jobs citing XenApp 252 893 832
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.39% 0.71% 0.55%
As % of the System Software category 2.14% 4.15% 3.53%
Number of salaries quoted 229 740 734
Median annual salary £42,500 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.53% - +9.20%
10th Percentile £25,000 £30,000 £26,325
90th Percentile £80,000 £75,125 £71,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £37,500 £42,500 £44,500
% change year-on-year -11.76% -4.49% +11.25%

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 11,762 21,515 23,558
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 18.37% 17.06% 15.51%
Number of salaries quoted 9,831 17,780 19,401
Median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% - +11.11%
10th Percentile £29,750 £25,500 £25,500
90th Percentile £87,500 £85,000 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +11.76% - +6.25%

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 22 January 2021.

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 22 January 2021. 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 -118 225 £43,748 -5.92% 43
UK excluding London -30 156 £37,500 -11.76% 37
London -50 79 £60,000 +9.09% 8
Midlands -26 42 £40,000 +6.67% 10
South East +115 36 £38,500 -18.95% 9
Work from Home -78 36 £41,000 -23.72% 4
South West +54 34 £24,750 -41.42% 3
West Midlands -17 29 £35,000 -6.67% 7
North of England +13 23 £37,500 -14.77% 10
North West +56 20 £37,500 -25.00% 6
East Midlands +18 13 £52,500 +38.71% 3
Wales +46 11 £45,000 +30.43% 1
East of England +59 9 £40,000 -5.88% 3
North East +25 2 £55,500 +30.59% 1
Scotland +47 1 £42,000 -16.00% 1
Yorkshire -7 1 £40,000 -5.88% 3

For the 6 months to 22 January 2021, 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.

1 241 (95.63%) Citrix
2 211 (83.73%) VMware
3 177 (70.24%) Microsoft
4 174 (69.05%) Windows
5 167 (66.27%) Active Directory
6 143 (56.75%) XenDesktop
7 135 (53.57%) VMware Infrastructure
8 131 (51.98%) Azure
9 127 (50.40%) Office 365
10 125 (49.60%) Windows Server
11 106 (42.06%) PowerShell
12 89 (35.32%) Hyper-V
13 88 (34.92%) Cisco
13 88 (34.92%) ITIL
14 82 (32.54%) NetScaler
15 73 (28.97%) Infrastructure Engineering
16 72 (28.57%) DNS
17 70 (27.78%) Firewall
18 66 (26.19%) Veeam
19 65 (25.79%) vSphere
19 65 (25.79%) MS Exchange
20 57 (22.62%) SCCM
21 56 (22.22%) DHCP
22 55 (21.83%) SAN
23 52 (20.63%) AWS
24 47 (18.65%) Windows Server 2008
25 45 (17.86%) Windows Server 2012
25 45 (17.86%) TCP/IP
25 45 (17.86%) SQL
26 41 (16.27%) Cisco Certification

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 65 (25.79%) MS Exchange
2 34 (13.49%) SharePoint
3 22 (8.73%) IIS
4 17 (6.75%) Exchange Server 2013
5 11 (4.37%) Apache
5 11 (4.37%) Confluence
5 11 (4.37%) SharePoint Server
6 10 (3.97%) Exchange Server 2010
7 9 (3.57%) Tomcat
8 8 (3.17%) Apache Spark
8 8 (3.17%) Elasticsearch
8 8 (3.17%) Skype for Business
9 3 (1.19%) SharePoint 2010
10 2 (0.79%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 2 (0.79%) SharePoint 2013
11 1 (0.40%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 31 (12.30%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (1.98%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.79%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (0.79%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 131 (51.98%) Azure
2 127 (50.40%) Office 365
3 52 (20.63%) AWS
4 29 (11.51%) Azure Active Directory
5 19 (7.54%) OpenShift
6 18 (7.14%) IaaS
7 11 (4.37%) PaaS
7 11 (4.37%) SaaS
8 9 (3.57%) Mimecast
9 8 (3.17%) BPaaS
10 5 (1.98%) OneDrive
11 2 (0.79%) Cloud Computing
11 2 (0.79%) Power Automate
11 2 (0.79%) Power Platform
11 2 (0.79%) PowerApps
12 1 (0.40%) GCP
Communications & Networking
1 82 (32.54%) NetScaler
2 72 (28.57%) DNS
3 70 (27.78%) Firewall
4 56 (22.22%) DHCP
5 55 (21.83%) SAN
6 45 (17.86%) TCP/IP
7 28 (11.11%) WAN
8 26 (10.32%) LAN
9 24 (9.52%) VoIP
10 22 (8.73%) VPN
11 15 (5.95%) NAS
12 13 (5.16%) Intranet
13 12 (4.76%) Remote Desktop
14 11 (4.37%) Ethernet
14 11 (4.37%) iSCSI
15 10 (3.97%) Wireless
16 8 (3.17%) Cisco ASA
16 8 (3.17%) Internet
16 8 (3.17%) Wi-Fi
17 7 (2.78%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (7.94%) SQL Server
2 13 (5.16%) Amazon RDS
3 8 (3.17%) Hadoop
4 6 (2.38%) SQL Server 2005
5 4 (1.59%) SQL Server 2016
6 3 (1.19%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (0.79%) MySQL
7 2 (0.79%) Oracle Database
7 2 (0.79%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (0.79%) SQL Server 2014
7 2 (0.79%) SQL Server 2019
Development Applications
1 13 (5.16%) Jenkins
2 6 (2.38%) Visual Studio Team System
3 5 (1.98%) Bitbucket
3 5 (1.98%) Git (software)
General
1 30 (11.90%) Finance
2 17 (6.75%) Public Sector
3 12 (4.76%) Telecoms
4 11 (4.37%) Law
4 11 (4.37%) Retail
5 8 (3.17%) Advertising
6 6 (2.38%) Digital Economy
7 5 (1.98%) Local Government
8 4 (1.59%) Banking
8 4 (1.59%) Billing
8 4 (1.59%) Legal
9 3 (1.19%) Games
10 2 (0.79%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.40%) Back Office
11 1 (0.40%) French Language
11 1 (0.40%) Housing Association
Job Titles
1 71 (28.17%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 40 (15.87%) Analyst
3 36 (14.29%) Support Engineer
4 28 (11.11%) Architect
4 28 (11.11%) Citrix Engineer
5 22 (8.73%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 20 (7.94%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 19 (7.54%) 3rd Line Support
7 19 (7.54%) IT Engineer
7 19 (7.54%) IT Support
8 18 (7.14%) Citrix Support
8 18 (7.14%) Infrastructure Architect
9 17 (6.75%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 17 (6.75%) Systems Engineer
10 16 (6.35%) Windows Engineer
11 14 (5.56%) 2nd Line Support
12 13 (5.16%) Support Analyst
13 12 (4.76%) Citrix Support Engineer
13 12 (4.76%) IT Support Engineer
14 11 (4.37%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (6.75%) LDAP
2 12 (4.76%) Web Services
3 8 (3.17%) JMS
3 8 (3.17%) JSON
4 2 (0.79%) .NET
4 2 (0.79%) XML
5 1 (0.40%) SAML
5 1 (0.40%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 38 (15.08%) Data Centre
2 17 (6.75%) Replication
3 14 (5.56%) Management Information System
4 13 (5.16%) Analytical Skills
4 13 (5.16%) Hybrid Cloud
5 12 (4.76%) Enterprise Software
6 8 (3.17%) Public Cloud
7 7 (2.78%) Clustering
7 7 (2.78%) Enterprise Storage
8 6 (2.38%) EMC VNX
8 6 (2.38%) Self-Motivation
9 4 (1.59%) Fat Client
9 4 (1.59%) Smartphone
9 4 (1.59%) Thin Client
10 3 (1.19%) Enterprise Cloud
10 3 (1.19%) PKI
10 3 (1.19%) Private Cloud
11 2 (0.79%) Driving Licence
11 2 (0.79%) Reinsurance
11 2 (0.79%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 174 (69.05%) Windows
2 125 (49.60%) Windows Server
3 47 (18.65%) Windows Server 2008
4 45 (17.86%) Windows Server 2012
5 39 (15.48%) Windows Server 2016
6 32 (12.70%) Windows Server 2019
7 30 (11.90%) Windows 10
8 22 (8.73%) Linux
9 16 (6.35%) Windows 7
10 10 (3.97%) Windows 8
11 8 (3.17%) CentOS
12 6 (2.38%) Windows Server 2003
13 4 (1.59%) Oracle Linux
14 3 (1.19%) Android
15 2 (0.79%) Apple iOS
15 2 (0.79%) HPUX
15 2 (0.79%) Mac OS
15 2 (0.79%) Solaris
15 2 (0.79%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 88 (34.92%) ITIL
2 73 (28.97%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 39 (15.48%) Disaster Recovery
4 35 (13.89%) Migration
5 32 (12.70%) Project Delivery
6 30 (11.90%) Problem-Solving
7 26 (10.32%) DevOps
8 25 (9.92%) High Availability
8 25 (9.92%) Service Management
9 23 (9.13%) Project Management
10 22 (8.73%) Desktop Virtualisation
11 17 (6.75%) Change Management
12 16 (6.35%) Problem Management
13 15 (5.95%) Agile Software Development
13 15 (5.95%) ITIL V3
14 14 (5.56%) Infrastructure Automation
14 14 (5.56%) Mentoring
14 14 (5.56%) Requirements Gathering
15 13 (5.16%) Cybersecurity
15 13 (5.16%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 106 (42.06%) PowerShell
2 45 (17.86%) SQL
3 8 (3.17%) Java
4 7 (2.78%) VBScript
5 5 (1.98%) VB
6 3 (1.19%) Python
Qualifications
1 41 (16.27%) Cisco Certification
2 33 (13.10%) Microsoft Certification
2 33 (13.10%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 30 (11.90%) MCSE
4 28 (11.11%) CCNA
5 22 (8.73%) CCNP
5 22 (8.73%) MCSA
6 16 (6.35%) Citrix Certification
7 11 (4.37%) SC Cleared
7 11 (4.37%) Security Cleared
8 8 (3.17%) RHCE
9 6 (2.38%) CCA
9 6 (2.38%) CISSP
10 4 (1.59%) CompTIA Security+
11 2 (0.79%) AWS Certification
11 2 (0.79%) ITIL Certification
12 1 (0.40%) CCIE
12 1 (0.40%) CISM
12 1 (0.40%) Degree
12 1 (0.40%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (11.11%) SLA
2 7 (2.78%) GDPR
3 2 (0.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.40%) Cyber Essentials
4 1 (0.40%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
4 1 (0.40%) ISO 22301
4 1 (0.40%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.40%) QA
System Software
1 167 (66.27%) Active Directory
2 143 (56.75%) XenDesktop
3 135 (53.57%) VMware Infrastructure
4 89 (35.32%) Hyper-V
5 65 (25.79%) vSphere
6 33 (13.10%) VMware ESXi
7 17 (6.75%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 17 (6.75%) Virtual Servers
8 14 (5.56%) Virtual Machines
9 12 (4.76%) Citrix Hypervisor
10 11 (4.37%) BitLocker
11 9 (3.57%) Docker
12 7 (2.78%) Firmware
13 6 (2.38%) DFS Replication
13 6 (2.38%) NFS
14 5 (1.98%) Terminal Services
15 4 (1.59%) EMC RecoverPoint
15 4 (1.59%) Microsoft App-V
16 3 (1.19%) Virtual Desktop
16 3 (1.19%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 57 (22.62%) SCCM
2 34 (13.49%) Ansible
3 26 (10.32%) Microsoft Intune
4 22 (8.73%) Kubernetes
5 19 (7.54%) Puppet
6 15 (5.95%) SCOM
6 15 (5.95%) XenMobile
7 12 (4.76%) vRealize
8 11 (4.37%) HAProxy
9 10 (3.97%) Norton AntiVirus
10 8 (3.17%) Backup Exec
10 8 (3.17%) vCenter Server
11 7 (2.78%) Microsoft Clustering
11 7 (2.78%) Terraform
12 6 (2.38%) FortiGate
12 6 (2.38%) Opscode Chef
12 6 (2.38%) SCOrch
12 6 (2.38%) Single Sign-On
13 5 (1.98%) WSUS
14 4 (1.59%) Nessus
Vendors
1 241 (95.63%) Citrix
2 211 (83.73%) VMware
3 177 (70.24%) Microsoft
4 88 (34.92%) Cisco
5 66 (26.19%) Veeam
6 40 (15.87%) Dell
7 30 (11.90%) HP
8 27 (10.71%) F5
8 27 (10.71%) Sophos
9 21 (8.33%) NetApp
9 21 (8.33%) Red Hat
10 18 (7.14%) Oracle
11 15 (5.95%) SolarWinds
12 14 (5.56%) EMC
13 13 (5.16%) IBM
14 12 (4.76%) CheckPoint
14 12 (4.76%) Symantec
15 11 (4.37%) Infoblox
16 9 (3.57%) Fortinet
17 7 (2.78%) SonicWALL