Period
to 11 August 2020

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 11 August 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Citrix XenApp
UK
6 months to
11 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 437 460 479
Rank change year-on-year +23 +19 -21
Permanent jobs citing XenApp 350 916 1,039
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.55% 0.64% 0.61%
As % of the System Software category 3.05% 3.73% 4.14%
Number of salaries quoted 274 781 851
Median annual salary £52,500 £47,500 £46,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.53% +2.15% +8.14%
10th Percentile £31,400 £30,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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 11,487 24,530 25,103
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 18.01% 17.21% 14.65%
Number of salaries quoted 9,435 20,139 20,276
Median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +7.95%
10th Percentile £29,000 £25,750 £24,750
90th Percentile £87,500 £86,250 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +11.84%

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 11 August 2020.

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 11 August 2020. 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 +15 320 £50,000 +5.26% 36
UK excluding London +45 187 £42,500 - 32
London +25 146 £61,250 +11.36% 7
Midlands +41 59 £38,500 -9.41% 7
West Midlands +49 54 £37,500 -11.76% 5
Work from Home +60 45 £62,500 +19.05% 2
North of England +86 42 £40,000 -11.11% 8
South East +122 34 £47,500 -5.94% 5
North West +112 30 £40,000 - 5
East of England +51 20 £44,500 +15.58% 3
South West +49 19 £36,250 -16.67% 6
Yorkshire +72 10 £45,000 - 2
Wales +34 7 £32,000 -5.88% 1
Scotland +82 6 £46,820 +6.41% 2
East Midlands +44 5 £52,500 +36.36% 2
North East +28 2 £40,000 +14.29% 1

For the 6 months to 11 August 2020, 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.

1 345 (98.57%) Citrix
2 296 (84.57%) Windows
3 257 (73.43%) Microsoft
4 236 (67.43%) VMware
5 218 (62.29%) XenDesktop
6 217 (62.00%) Active Directory
7 184 (52.57%) Office 365
8 175 (50.00%) Windows Server
9 170 (48.57%) VMware Infrastructure
10 157 (44.86%) Azure
11 137 (39.14%) PowerShell
12 120 (34.29%) SCCM
13 100 (28.57%) Hyper-V
13 100 (28.57%) Infrastructure Engineering
14 95 (27.14%) MS Exchange
15 85 (24.29%) Firewall
16 80 (22.86%) NetScaler
17 77 (22.00%) Finance
18 72 (20.57%) vSphere
19 71 (20.29%) DNS
19 71 (20.29%) DHCP
20 70 (20.00%) Windows 10
21 66 (18.86%) ITIL
22 61 (17.43%) Windows Server 2012
23 59 (16.86%) Problem-Solving
24 58 (16.57%) SQL
25 57 (16.29%) Cisco
26 56 (16.00%) VPN
27 55 (15.71%) TCP/IP
27 55 (15.71%) Veeam

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 95 (27.14%) MS Exchange
2 48 (13.71%) Exchange Server 2013
3 36 (10.29%) Exchange Server 2010
3 36 (10.29%) SharePoint
4 16 (4.57%) Skype for Business
5 5 (1.43%) IIS
6 4 (1.14%) SharePoint 2010
7 3 (0.86%) Confluence
7 3 (0.86%) SharePoint Server
7 3 (0.86%) Tomcat
8 2 (0.57%) Apache
8 2 (0.57%) Drupal
8 2 (0.57%) SAS
9 1 (0.29%) Exchange Server 2000
9 1 (0.29%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (0.29%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 23 (6.57%) Microsoft Office
2 17 (4.86%) Microsoft Excel
3 15 (4.29%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 5 (1.43%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.29%) Faxination
Cloud Services
1 184 (52.57%) Office 365
2 157 (44.86%) Azure
3 38 (10.86%) AWS
4 29 (8.29%) Azure Active Directory
5 17 (4.86%) IaaS
6 11 (3.14%) SaaS
7 10 (2.86%) PaaS
8 8 (2.29%) BPaaS
9 5 (1.43%) OneDrive
10 4 (1.14%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 4 (1.14%) Amazon EC2
10 4 (1.14%) AWS CloudFormation
10 4 (1.14%) Cloud Computing
10 4 (1.14%) Mimecast
10 4 (1.14%) Slack
10 4 (1.14%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 2 (0.57%) Amazon ECS
11 2 (0.57%) Azure ExpressRoute
11 2 (0.57%) Azure Stack
11 2 (0.57%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 85 (24.29%) Firewall
2 80 (22.86%) NetScaler
3 71 (20.29%) DHCP
3 71 (20.29%) DNS
4 56 (16.00%) VPN
5 55 (15.71%) TCP/IP
6 52 (14.86%) SAN
7 33 (9.43%) WAN
8 30 (8.57%) iSCSI
9 25 (7.14%) LAN
10 17 (4.86%) Skype
11 14 (4.00%) Remote Desktop
12 12 (3.43%) VoIP
13 11 (3.14%) Network Security
13 11 (3.14%) Wi-Fi
14 10 (2.86%) VLAN
15 8 (2.29%) Cisco ASA
15 8 (2.29%) Fibre Channel
16 7 (2.00%) Internet
16 7 (2.00%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (14.86%) SQL Server
2 20 (5.71%) SQL Server 2016
3 19 (5.43%) SQL Server 2012
4 15 (4.29%) SQL Server 2014
5 12 (3.43%) SQL Server 2008
6 7 (2.00%) Oracle Database
7 3 (0.86%) Amazon RDS
7 3 (0.86%) MySQL
8 2 (0.57%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (0.29%) Azure SQL Database
9 1 (0.29%) Crystal Reports
9 1 (0.29%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 10 (2.86%) JIRA
2 7 (2.00%) Visual Studio Team System
3 4 (1.14%) Bitbucket
3 4 (1.14%) Octopus Deploy
4 2 (0.57%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.29%) MSI
5 1 (0.29%) TestRail
5 1 (0.29%) Zephyr
General
1 77 (22.00%) Finance
2 23 (6.57%) Banking
3 9 (2.57%) Public Sector
4 8 (2.29%) Legal
5 7 (2.00%) Law
5 7 (2.00%) Telecoms
6 4 (1.14%) Back Office
6 4 (1.14%) Retail Banking
7 3 (0.86%) Housing Association
7 3 (0.86%) Marketing
8 2 (0.57%) Advertising
9 1 (0.29%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.29%) Games
9 1 (0.29%) Retail
Job Titles
1 75 (21.43%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 55 (15.71%) Analyst
3 49 (14.00%) Citrix Engineer
4 31 (8.86%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 27 (7.71%) IT Engineer
6 26 (7.43%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 24 (6.86%) Infrastructure Support
7 24 (6.86%) Support Analyst
7 24 (6.86%) Systems Engineer
8 23 (6.57%) Consultant
9 22 (6.29%) Support Engineer
10 19 (5.43%) Architect
11 18 (5.14%) 3rd Line Support
11 18 (5.14%) Administrator
11 18 (5.14%) Citrix Support
11 18 (5.14%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
11 18 (5.14%) Systems Administrator
12 17 (4.86%) Service Analyst
13 16 (4.57%) Citrix Infrastructure Engineer
13 16 (4.57%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (3.14%) Web Services
2 10 (2.86%) JSON
3 6 (1.71%) WSH
4 4 (1.14%) LDAP
5 2 (0.57%) .NET
5 2 (0.57%) COM
5 2 (0.57%) LAMP
5 2 (0.57%) Middleware
5 2 (0.57%) SAML
5 2 (0.57%) X-Windows
6 1 (0.29%) SailPoint
6 1 (0.29%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 48 (13.71%) Data Centre
2 22 (6.29%) Enterprise Storage
3 21 (6.00%) Analytical Skills
4 16 (4.57%) Clustering
4 16 (4.57%) Driving Licence
5 15 (4.29%) Management Information System
6 11 (3.14%) Public Cloud
7 10 (2.86%) Replication
7 10 (2.86%) User Experience
8 9 (2.57%) CMDB
8 9 (2.57%) Hybrid Cloud
9 8 (2.29%) Enterprise Software
10 7 (2.00%) EMC VNX
10 7 (2.00%) Self-Motivation
11 6 (1.71%) Video Conferencing
12 5 (1.43%) Reinsurance
13 4 (1.14%) Fat Client
13 4 (1.14%) Microsoft Licensing
13 4 (1.14%) Thin Client
14 3 (0.86%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 296 (84.57%) Windows
2 175 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 70 (20.00%) Windows 10
4 61 (17.43%) Windows Server 2012
5 45 (12.86%) Windows Server 2016
6 36 (10.29%) Linux
7 34 (9.71%) Windows Server 2008
8 21 (6.00%) Unix
8 21 (6.00%) Windows 7
9 19 (5.43%) Windows Server 2019
10 12 (3.43%) Windows Server 2003
11 8 (2.29%) Mac OS
12 7 (2.00%) Oracle Linux
13 6 (1.71%) Solaris
13 6 (1.71%) Windows 8
14 5 (1.43%) CentOS
14 5 (1.43%) HPUX
15 2 (0.57%) Apple iOS
15 2 (0.57%) Mac OS X
16 1 (0.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 100 (28.57%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 66 (18.86%) ITIL
3 59 (16.86%) Problem-Solving
4 46 (13.14%) Change Management
5 39 (11.14%) Problem Management
6 33 (9.43%) Migration
6 33 (9.43%) Project Delivery
7 32 (9.14%) Server Management
8 31 (8.86%) Project Management
9 29 (8.29%) Line Management
10 27 (7.71%) Disaster Recovery
11 22 (6.29%) Process Improvement
12 21 (6.00%) Information Security
12 21 (6.00%) ITIL V3
13 20 (5.71%) Virtual Environments
14 18 (5.14%) Decision-Making
15 17 (4.86%) Desktop Virtualisation
16 16 (4.57%) Capacity Planning
16 16 (4.57%) Commercial Awareness
16 16 (4.57%) Strategic Planning
Programming Languages
1 137 (39.14%) PowerShell
2 58 (16.57%) SQL
3 19 (5.43%) VBScript
4 8 (2.29%) Java
4 8 (2.29%) Python
5 6 (1.71%) Bash Shell
6 2 (0.57%) Perl
6 2 (0.57%) VB.NET
6 2 (0.57%) VBA
7 1 (0.29%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.29%) PHP
7 1 (0.29%) VB
Qualifications
1 36 (10.29%) Microsoft Certification
2 35 (10.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 29 (8.29%) MCSA
4 24 (6.86%) MCSE
5 13 (3.71%) Citrix Certification
6 12 (3.43%) Cisco Certification
7 11 (3.14%) CCNA
8 7 (2.00%) CCA
8 7 (2.00%) Degree
9 5 (1.43%) ITIL Certification
10 4 (1.14%) Security Cleared
11 3 (0.86%) DV Cleared
12 2 (0.57%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 2 (0.57%) MCP
12 2 (0.57%) SC Cleared
13 1 (0.29%) CCIE Security
13 1 (0.29%) DBS Check
13 1 (0.29%) HND
13 1 (0.29%) PMI Certification
13 1 (0.29%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (7.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 25 (7.14%) SLA
3 23 (6.57%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 22 (6.29%) BS25999
5 10 (2.86%) GDPR
6 9 (2.57%) QA
7 1 (0.29%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 218 (62.29%) XenDesktop
2 217 (62.00%) Active Directory
3 170 (48.57%) VMware Infrastructure
4 100 (28.57%) Hyper-V
5 72 (20.57%) vSphere
6 46 (13.14%) Citrix Hypervisor
7 43 (12.29%) VMware ESXi
8 24 (6.86%) Microsoft App-V
9 22 (6.29%) BitLocker
9 22 (6.29%) NFS
10 16 (4.57%) Virtual Desktop
11 14 (4.00%) Terminal Server
12 7 (2.00%) VMware NSX
13 5 (1.43%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 5 (1.43%) Virtual Machines
13 5 (1.43%) Virtual Servers
14 3 (0.86%) Firmware
14 3 (0.86%) Xen
15 2 (0.57%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 2 (0.57%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 120 (34.29%) SCCM
2 43 (12.29%) Backup Exec
3 28 (8.00%) SCOM
4 17 (4.86%) Microsoft Intune
5 16 (4.57%) vCenter Server
6 14 (4.00%) XenMobile
7 13 (3.71%) Microsoft Clustering
8 8 (2.29%) Norton AntiVirus
9 7 (2.00%) Avamar
9 7 (2.00%) vRealize
10 6 (1.71%) HP SIM
10 6 (1.71%) SCVMM
11 5 (1.43%) McAfee ePO
11 5 (1.43%) Nagios
11 5 (1.43%) NetBackup
11 5 (1.43%) SCOrch
11 5 (1.43%) Terraform
12 4 (1.14%) Grafana
12 4 (1.14%) Jamf Pro
12 4 (1.14%) Puppet
Vendors
1 345 (98.57%) Citrix
2 257 (73.43%) Microsoft
3 236 (67.43%) VMware
4 57 (16.29%) Cisco
5 55 (15.71%) Veeam
6 40 (11.43%) Dell
6 40 (11.43%) HP
7 33 (9.43%) NetApp
8 32 (9.14%) Sophos
9 26 (7.43%) Ivanti
10 21 (6.00%) EMC
11 18 (5.14%) Symantec
12 16 (4.57%) Juniper
13 15 (4.29%) McAfee
14 12 (3.43%) EqualLogic
15 11 (3.14%) ServiceNow
16 10 (2.86%) Oracle
16 10 (2.86%) Palo Alto
16 10 (2.86%) SolarWinds
17 9 (2.57%) CommVault