Period
to 27 September 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 27 September 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Citrix XenApp
UK
6 months to
27 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 745 467 465
Rank change year-on-year -278 -2 +40
Permanent jobs citing XenApp 286 228 918
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.23% 0.48% 0.65%
As % of the System Software category 1.29% 2.57% 3.77%
Number of salaries quoted 225 191 731
10th Percentile £25,600 £30,500 £29,750
25th Percentile £35,000 £35,250 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £40,000 £45,000 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year -11.11% -5.26% +3.26%
75th Percentile £50,000 £63,125 £60,000
90th Percentile £58,750 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - -5.88% -

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 22,092 8,881 24,352
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 18.10% 18.64% 17.34%
Number of salaries quoted 15,290 7,579 20,222
10th Percentile £29,000 £31,250 £25,500
25th Percentile £38,750 £40,250 £32,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year - +10.00% -
75th Percentile £77,500 £73,750 £70,000
90th Percentile £93,750 £87,500 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -

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 27 September 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 27 September 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 -267 253 £40,000 -11.11% 45
UK excluding London -201 182 £40,000 - 34
London -247 85 £47,500 -21.65% 12
Midlands -113 51 £37,500 -2.60% 2
South East -162 42 £35,500 -25.26% 6
East Midlands -43 39 £37,500 -28.57%
Work from Home -276 34 £45,000 -12.20% 4
East of England -69 30 £40,000 -5.33% 6
North of England -133 26 £45,000 +12.50% 17
South West -99 20 £38,500 +2.98% 2
West Midlands -126 12 £47,500 +25.00% 2
Yorkshire -99 10 £46,250 +2.78% 3
Wales -49 9 £45,000 +9.09% 1
North West -105 9 £41,000 +6.49% 12
North East -26 7 £43,750 +9.38% 2
Scotland -99 5 £55,000 +17.47%

For the 6 months to 27 September 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.

1 271 (94.76%) Citrix
2 233 (81.47%) Windows
3 228 (79.72%) VMware
4 207 (72.38%) Active Directory
5 187 (65.38%) Microsoft
6 181 (63.29%) VMware Infrastructure
7 174 (60.84%) Windows Server
8 158 (55.24%) XenDesktop
9 146 (51.05%) Microsoft 365
10 138 (48.25%) Azure
11 106 (37.06%) Hyper-V
12 101 (35.31%) Social Skills
13 93 (32.52%) vSphere
14 83 (29.02%) MS Exchange
15 81 (28.32%) Windows 10
16 80 (27.97%) Infrastructure Engineering
17 77 (26.92%) ITIL
18 71 (24.83%) WAN
19 68 (23.78%) LAN
19 68 (23.78%) SQL
20 66 (23.08%) Firewall
21 65 (22.73%) Problem-Solving
22 62 (21.68%) Windows Server 2008
23 59 (20.63%) DNS
24 57 (19.93%) Windows Server 2012
25 56 (19.58%) PowerShell
25 56 (19.58%) DHCP
26 53 (18.53%) Microsoft Certification
27 51 (17.83%) Cisco
27 51 (17.83%) Disaster Recovery

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 83 (29.02%) MS Exchange
2 38 (13.29%) Exchange Server 2013
3 33 (11.54%) SharePoint
4 22 (7.69%) IIS
5 20 (6.99%) Skype for Business
6 16 (5.59%) Exchange Server 2010
7 15 (5.24%) Elasticsearch
8 14 (4.90%) Apache
8 14 (4.90%) Apache Spark
8 14 (4.90%) Tomcat
9 5 (1.75%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (0.35%) Confluence
10 1 (0.35%) Exchange Server 2003
10 1 (0.35%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (0.35%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 23 (8.04%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (1.05%) AutoCAD
Cloud Services
1 146 (51.05%) Microsoft 365
2 138 (48.25%) Azure
3 30 (10.49%) AWS
4 15 (5.24%) OpenShift
5 13 (4.55%) OneDrive
6 9 (3.15%) Azure Active Directory
7 7 (2.45%) IaaS
7 7 (2.45%) Mimecast
8 6 (2.10%) SaaS
9 4 (1.40%) AWS CloudFormation
10 2 (0.70%) Adobe Creative Cloud
10 2 (0.70%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 2 (0.70%) Amazon EC2
10 2 (0.70%) Amazon ECS
10 2 (0.70%) AWS Lambda
10 2 (0.70%) Google Workspace
10 2 (0.70%) Serverless
10 2 (0.70%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 1 (0.35%) Azure Sentinel
11 1 (0.35%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 71 (24.83%) WAN
2 68 (23.78%) LAN
3 66 (23.08%) Firewall
4 59 (20.63%) DNS
5 56 (19.58%) DHCP
6 44 (15.38%) TCP/IP
7 42 (14.69%) NetScaler
8 35 (12.24%) VPN
9 32 (11.19%) SAN
10 26 (9.09%) Wireless
11 20 (6.99%) MPLS
12 19 (6.64%) Network Security
13 17 (5.94%) Skype
14 15 (5.24%) Fibre Channel
15 14 (4.90%) IP Telephony
15 14 (4.90%) Remote Desktop
16 13 (4.55%) iSCSI
17 11 (3.85%) Intranet
17 11 (3.85%) VLAN
17 11 (3.85%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (12.59%) SQL Server
2 14 (4.90%) Hadoop
3 7 (2.45%) SQL Server 2012
4 6 (2.10%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (1.75%) SQL Server 2005
5 5 (1.75%) SQL Server 2014
5 5 (1.75%) SQL Server 2016
6 4 (1.40%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (0.35%) Electronic Patient Records
7 1 (0.35%) InterSystems Cache
7 1 (0.35%) MySQL
7 1 (0.35%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.35%) Power BI
7 1 (0.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 14 (4.90%) Jenkins
2 9 (3.15%) JIRA
3 1 (0.35%) MSI
General
1 101 (35.31%) Social Skills
2 30 (10.49%) Organisational Skills
3 23 (8.04%) Analytical Skills
4 22 (7.69%) Finance
5 20 (6.99%) Public Sector
6 14 (4.90%) Advertising
7 13 (4.55%) Telecoms
8 11 (3.85%) Law
9 9 (3.15%) Documentation Skills
10 8 (2.80%) Legal
11 7 (2.45%) Manufacturing
12 6 (2.10%) Digital Economy
13 5 (1.75%) Financial Institution
13 5 (1.75%) Games
13 5 (1.75%) Retail
14 3 (1.05%) Banking
15 2 (0.70%) Marketing
16 1 (0.35%) Back Office
16 1 (0.35%) German Language
Job Titles
1 67 (23.43%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 66 (23.08%) Support Engineer
3 48 (16.78%) Analyst
4 45 (15.73%) 2nd Line Support
5 43 (15.03%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 42 (14.69%) 3rd Line Support
7 35 (12.24%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 30 (10.49%) IT Support
9 29 (10.14%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
10 28 (9.79%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
11 25 (8.74%) IT Engineer
12 21 (7.34%) Infrastructure Analyst
13 20 (6.99%) Citrix Engineer
14 19 (6.64%) IT Support Engineer
15 17 (5.94%) Support Analyst
16 16 (5.59%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
17 14 (4.90%) Administrator
17 14 (4.90%) Linux Engineer
17 14 (4.90%) Linux Infrastructure Engineer
17 14 (4.90%) Senior Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (4.90%) JMS
2 6 (2.10%) XMPP
3 5 (1.75%) .NET
4 3 (1.05%) LDAP
5 2 (0.70%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 34 (11.89%) Data Centre
2 27 (9.44%) Management Information System
3 24 (8.39%) Self-Motivation
4 13 (4.55%) Video Conferencing
5 11 (3.85%) Replication
6 10 (3.50%) Public Cloud
7 9 (3.15%) Driving Licence
7 9 (3.15%) User Experience
8 7 (2.45%) iPhone
9 6 (2.10%) EMC VNX
9 6 (2.10%) Enterprise Storage
10 5 (1.75%) Clustering
10 5 (1.75%) Hedge funds
10 5 (1.75%) Symmetrix
11 4 (1.40%) Fat Client
11 4 (1.40%) NHS
11 4 (1.40%) Smartphone
11 4 (1.40%) Thin Client
12 2 (0.70%) Client/Server
12 2 (0.70%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 233 (81.47%) Windows
2 174 (60.84%) Windows Server
3 81 (28.32%) Windows 10
4 62 (21.68%) Windows Server 2008
5 57 (19.93%) Windows Server 2012
6 50 (17.48%) Windows Server 2016
7 31 (10.84%) Linux
8 28 (9.79%) Windows Server 2019
9 17 (5.94%) Windows 7
10 16 (5.59%) Windows Server 2003
11 14 (4.90%) CentOS
11 14 (4.90%) Windows 8
12 5 (1.75%) Android
13 3 (1.05%) Windows 2000 Server
14 1 (0.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 1 (0.35%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (27.97%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 77 (26.92%) ITIL
3 65 (22.73%) Problem-Solving
4 51 (17.83%) Disaster Recovery
5 37 (12.94%) Patch Management
6 32 (11.19%) Project Management
7 26 (9.09%) Project Delivery
8 24 (8.39%) Service Management
9 23 (8.04%) Business Continuity
10 20 (6.99%) Server Management
11 18 (6.29%) Antivirus Management
11 18 (6.29%) Service Delivery
12 17 (5.94%) Problem Management
13 16 (5.59%) DevOps
13 16 (5.59%) Performance Monitoring
14 15 (5.24%) Change Management
14 15 (5.24%) Continuous Improvement
14 15 (5.24%) Time Management
15 14 (4.90%) Application Performance Monitoring
15 14 (4.90%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 68 (23.78%) SQL
2 56 (19.58%) PowerShell
3 10 (3.50%) VBScript
4 5 (1.75%) C#
4 5 (1.75%) VB
4 5 (1.75%) VB.NET
5 2 (0.70%) Python
6 1 (0.35%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 53 (18.53%) Microsoft Certification
2 34 (11.89%) Citrix Certification
3 26 (9.09%) Degree
4 23 (8.04%) MCSE
5 20 (6.99%) MCITP
5 20 (6.99%) MCSA
6 17 (5.94%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 14 (4.90%) RHCE
8 12 (4.20%) Cisco Certification
9 9 (3.15%) CCA
9 9 (3.15%) CCNA
10 8 (2.80%) Security Cleared
11 7 (2.45%) ITIL Certification
12 6 (2.10%) MCP
13 5 (1.75%) SC Cleared
14 4 (1.40%) CCNP
14 4 (1.40%) Computer Science Degree
14 4 (1.40%) JNCIA
15 3 (1.05%) DV Cleared
16 1 (0.35%) VCP6
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (9.44%) SLA
2 11 (3.85%) GDPR
3 9 (3.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (1.75%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 3 (1.05%) PMO
6 2 (0.70%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.70%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.70%) Solvency II
7 1 (0.35%) Cyber Essentials
System Software
1 207 (72.38%) Active Directory
2 181 (63.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 158 (55.24%) XenDesktop
4 106 (37.06%) Hyper-V
5 93 (32.52%) vSphere
6 49 (17.13%) VMware ESXi
7 19 (6.64%) Microsoft App-V
8 15 (5.24%) Docker
8 15 (5.24%) Virtual Machines
9 12 (4.20%) Virtual Desktop
10 11 (3.85%) Citrix Hypervisor
10 11 (3.85%) VirtualBox
11 8 (2.80%) BitLocker
12 6 (2.10%) NFS
13 4 (1.40%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 4 (1.40%) Terminal Services
13 4 (1.40%) Virtual Servers
14 3 (1.05%) vCloud
15 2 (0.70%) Forefront TMG
15 2 (0.70%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 42 (14.69%) SCCM
2 25 (8.74%) Microsoft Intune
3 19 (6.64%) Ansible
4 15 (5.24%) Kubernetes
5 14 (4.90%) Puppet
6 13 (4.55%) Single Sign-On
7 11 (3.85%) SCOM
8 10 (3.50%) Active Directory Federation Services
9 8 (2.80%) NetBackup
10 7 (2.45%) WSUS
11 6 (2.10%) Backup Exec
11 6 (2.10%) Terraform
12 5 (1.75%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
12 5 (1.75%) Tivoli Storage Manager
13 4 (1.40%) ZABBIX
14 3 (1.05%) vCenter Server
15 2 (0.70%) EdgeSight
15 2 (0.70%) Failover Clustering
15 2 (0.70%) SCOrch
15 2 (0.70%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 271 (94.76%) Citrix
2 228 (79.72%) VMware
3 187 (65.38%) Microsoft
4 51 (17.83%) Cisco
5 26 (9.09%) Veeam
6 25 (8.74%) NetApp
7 19 (6.64%) Sophos
8 17 (5.94%) F5
9 16 (5.59%) Dell
10 15 (5.24%) EMC
10 15 (5.24%) Red Hat
10 15 (5.24%) SonicWALL
11 14 (4.90%) Ivanti
12 12 (4.20%) Intel
13 10 (3.50%) Zerto
14 9 (3.15%) Apple
14 9 (3.15%) CheckPoint
14 9 (3.15%) ServiceNow
15 8 (2.80%) IBM
15 8 (2.80%) iManage