Period
to 17 February 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 17 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Citrix XenApp
UK
6 months to
17 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 435 454 395
Rank change year-on-year +19 -59 -114
Permanent jobs citing XenApp 1,175 1,124 1,705
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.67% 0.64% 0.81%
As % of the System Software category 5.04% 5.21% 6.87%
Number of salaries quoted 906 979 1,530
UK median annual salary £42,500 £41,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.66% -1.20% +3.75%
10th Percentile £27,500 £24,950 £26,250
90th Percentile £62,500 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £38,250 £38,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year +0.66% -1.30% +1.32%

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 23,325 21,572 24,816
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 13.32% 12.28% 11.77%
Number of salaries quoted 19,276 17,882 20,942
UK median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £24,250 £23,250 £22,750
90th Percentile £77,125 £72,500 £67,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +7.14%

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 17 February 2018.

Salary histogram for XenApp in the UK

XenApp
Top 17 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 17 February 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 -5 1,036 £45,000 +9.76% 126
UK excluding London +2 561 £38,250 +0.66% 93
London -14 541 £50,000 +17.65% 39
North of England -2 154 £35,000 -6.67% 27
Midlands +47 126 £40,000 +6.67% 19
South East -21 115 £39,000 -17.89% 15
West Midlands +44 97 £40,000 - 9
Yorkshire -6 70 £40,000 +6.67% 7
North West -6 65 £42,500 +30.77% 16
East of England +18 61 £48,750 +21.88% 19
Wales +32 40 £40,000 -
South West -29 38 £35,000 - 7
East Midlands +25 29 £34,000 +33.33% 10
Scotland -47 21 £38,250 -2.55% 5
North East -9 19 £35,000 -16.67% 4
Northern Ireland -18 5 £24,500 +4.26% 1
Channel Islands 0 1 £65,000 +140.74%

For the 6 months to 17 February 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 1,151 (97.96%) Citrix
2 1,014 (86.30%) Windows
3 902 (76.77%) VMware
4 831 (70.72%) Microsoft
5 770 (65.53%) Active Directory
6 666 (56.68%) Windows Server
7 592 (50.38%) XenDesktop
8 580 (49.36%) VMware Infrastructure
9 476 (40.51%) Office 365
10 441 (37.53%) Windows Server 2012
11 426 (36.26%) MS Exchange
12 414 (35.23%) Hyper-V
13 408 (34.72%) Windows Server 2008
14 344 (29.28%) ITIL
15 307 (26.13%) SAN
16 294 (25.02%) Cisco
17 293 (24.94%) Microsoft Certification
18 277 (23.57%) SCCM
19 270 (22.98%) Windows 10
20 265 (22.55%) Microsoft Azure
21 263 (22.38%) MCSE
22 257 (21.87%) DNS
22 257 (21.87%) Exchange Server 2010
23 228 (19.40%) DHCP
24 226 (19.23%) Finance
25 215 (18.30%) Microsoft Office
26 206 (17.53%) Firewall
27 205 (17.45%) SQL
28 204 (17.36%) SQL Server
28 204 (17.36%) 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
1 426 (36.26%) MS Exchange
2 257 (21.87%) Exchange Server 2010
3 196 (16.68%) Exchange Server 2013
4 93 (7.91%) Skype for Business
5 88 (7.49%) SharePoint
6 59 (5.02%) Exchange Server 2003
7 52 (4.43%) IIS
8 33 (2.81%) Exchange Server 2007
9 28 (2.38%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 14 (1.19%) SharePoint 2013
11 13 (1.11%) OpenStack
11 13 (1.11%) SharePoint 2010
12 7 (0.60%) Apache
13 6 (0.51%) Tomcat
14 4 (0.34%) CMS
14 4 (0.34%) nginx
15 3 (0.26%) Confluence
15 3 (0.26%) IBM Notes
16 2 (0.17%) IBM Domino
16 2 (0.17%) JBoss
Applications
1 215 (18.30%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (0.60%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (0.34%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (0.26%) AutoCAD
5 2 (0.17%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 13 (1.11%) Dynamics CRM
2 12 (1.02%) Elite 3E
3 4 (0.34%) Remedy ITSM
4 2 (0.17%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.085%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 476 (40.51%) Office 365
2 265 (22.55%) Microsoft Azure
3 70 (5.96%) Amazon AWS
4 58 (4.94%) Azure Active Directory
5 45 (3.83%) Mimecast
6 35 (2.98%) IaaS
7 34 (2.89%) Cloud Computing
8 28 (2.38%) PaaS
9 14 (1.19%) OneDrive
10 10 (0.85%) SaaS
11 4 (0.34%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 4 (0.34%) Yammer
12 2 (0.17%) G Suite
13 1 (0.085%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 307 (26.13%) SAN
2 257 (21.87%) DNS
3 228 (19.40%) DHCP
4 206 (17.53%) Firewall
5 196 (16.68%) NetScaler
6 181 (15.40%) WAN
7 169 (14.38%) LAN
8 134 (11.40%) TCP/IP
9 123 (10.47%) VPN
10 109 (9.28%) Remote Desktop
11 78 (6.64%) Skype
12 59 (5.02%) VoIP
13 58 (4.94%) VLAN
14 50 (4.26%) NAS
15 46 (3.91%) iSCSI
16 40 (3.40%) Network Security
17 38 (3.23%) Cisco ASA
17 38 (3.23%) Wireless
18 30 (2.55%) Fibre Channel
19 29 (2.47%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 204 (17.36%) SQL Server
2 48 (4.09%) SQL Server 2005
3 39 (3.32%) SQL Server 2008
4 35 (2.98%) SQL Server 2012
5 22 (1.87%) SQL Server 2014
6 16 (1.36%) SQL Server 2016
7 13 (1.11%) MySQL
8 11 (0.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 9 (0.77%) Amazon RDS
10 8 (0.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 6 (0.51%) Azure SQL Database
11 6 (0.51%) Data Warehouse
12 3 (0.26%) Power BI
13 1 (0.085%) Blockchain
13 1 (0.085%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 10 (0.85%) Sonatype Nexus
2 3 (0.26%) JIRA
3 2 (0.17%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.085%) MSI
General
1 226 (19.23%) Finance
2 83 (7.06%) Banking
3 70 (5.96%) Law
4 62 (5.28%) Legal
5 54 (4.60%) Investment Banking
6 48 (4.09%) Retail Banking
7 24 (2.04%) Manufacturing
8 20 (1.70%) Retail
9 19 (1.62%) Telecoms
10 14 (1.19%) Marketing
11 9 (0.77%) Back Office
12 8 (0.68%) Advertising
12 8 (0.68%) Games
13 6 (0.51%) Electronics
14 2 (0.17%) Publishing
15 1 (0.085%) Financial Institution
15 1 (0.085%) French Language
15 1 (0.085%) German Language
15 1 (0.085%) Portuguese Language
15 1 (0.085%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 273 (23.23%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 152 (12.94%) Consultant
3 147 (12.51%) Analyst
4 140 (11.91%) Support Engineer
5 119 (10.13%) IT Engineer
6 97 (8.26%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 84 (7.15%) Infrastructure Consultant
8 83 (7.06%) Architect
9 80 (6.81%) Citrix Engineer
9 80 (6.81%) Support Analyst
10 73 (6.21%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
11 65 (5.53%) 3rd Line Support
12 59 (5.02%) Windows Engineer
13 57 (4.85%) Systems Engineer
14 54 (4.60%) Infrastructure Support
15 52 (4.43%) IT Support
16 47 (4.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
16 47 (4.00%) Technical Architect
17 46 (3.91%) 2nd Line Support
18 44 (3.74%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (2.21%) Web Services
2 9 (0.77%) WAP
3 6 (0.51%) WSH
4 3 (0.26%) Flash
5 2 (0.17%) COM
5 2 (0.17%) Middleware
5 2 (0.17%) Software Packaging
5 2 (0.17%) XML
5 2 (0.17%) XMPP
6 1 (0.085%) .NET
6 1 (0.085%) 802.1X
6 1 (0.085%) ADSI
6 1 (0.085%) LAMP
6 1 (0.085%) MAPI
Miscellaneous
1 166 (14.13%) Data Centre
2 90 (7.66%) Computer Science
3 61 (5.19%) Analytical Skills
4 60 (5.11%) Blackberry
5 48 (4.09%) Clustering
6 46 (3.91%) User Experience
7 37 (3.15%) Fat Client
7 37 (3.15%) Thin Client
8 29 (2.47%) Driving Licence
8 29 (2.47%) Public Cloud
9 28 (2.38%) Management Information System
10 27 (2.30%) Private Cloud
11 25 (2.13%) Replication
12 24 (2.04%) Video Conferencing
13 16 (1.36%) EMC VMAX
14 11 (0.94%) Hedge funds
15 10 (0.85%) Hybrid Cloud
15 10 (0.85%) Mobile Computing
16 9 (0.77%) PKI
17 8 (0.68%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 1,014 (86.30%) Windows
2 666 (56.68%) Windows Server
3 441 (37.53%) Windows Server 2012
4 408 (34.72%) Windows Server 2008
5 270 (22.98%) Windows 10
6 187 (15.91%) Windows 7
7 100 (8.51%) Windows Server 2003
8 80 (6.81%) Linux
9 78 (6.64%) Windows 8
10 28 (2.38%) Android
11 24 (2.04%) Apple iOS
11 24 (2.04%) Mac OS X
12 23 (1.96%) Windows 2000 Server
13 19 (1.62%) Unix
13 19 (1.62%) Windows XP
14 14 (1.19%) CentOS
15 11 (0.94%) Solaris
16 8 (0.68%) Ubuntu
17 6 (0.51%) AIX
17 6 (0.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 344 (29.28%) ITIL
2 132 (11.23%) Presales
3 118 (10.04%) Disaster Recovery
4 108 (9.19%) Service Delivery
5 102 (8.68%) Project Management
6 84 (7.15%) Customer Requirements
7 69 (5.87%) Application Packaging
8 66 (5.62%) Application Virtualisation
9 65 (5.53%) Line Management
10 64 (5.45%) Asset Management
11 61 (5.19%) Migration
12 59 (5.02%) Time Management
13 57 (4.85%) Change Management
14 54 (4.60%) Problem Management
15 52 (4.43%) Business Development
16 50 (4.26%) Continuous Improvement
16 50 (4.26%) Desktop Virtualisation
16 50 (4.26%) Mentoring
17 49 (4.17%) Wealth Management
18 48 (4.09%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 205 (17.45%) SQL
2 199 (16.94%) PowerShell
3 13 (1.11%) VBScript
4 11 (0.94%) Python
5 8 (0.68%) VB
6 6 (0.51%) JavaScript
7 5 (0.43%) Bash Shell
8 4 (0.34%) T-SQL
9 3 (0.26%) C
10 2 (0.17%) Perl
11 1 (0.085%) AWK
11 1 (0.085%) C++
11 1 (0.085%) Java
11 1 (0.085%) PHP
11 1 (0.085%) sed
Qualifications
1 293 (24.94%) Microsoft Certification
2 263 (22.38%) MCSE
3 188 (16.00%) Citrix Certification
4 177 (15.06%) Degree
5 144 (12.26%) CCA
6 125 (10.64%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 73 (6.21%) Computer Science Degree
8 68 (5.79%) Cisco Certification
9 53 (4.51%) MCSA
10 52 (4.43%) CCNA
11 42 (3.57%) MCITP
12 40 (3.40%) MCP
13 37 (3.15%) ITIL Certification
14 22 (1.87%) CCEA
15 17 (1.45%) CCNP
16 13 (1.11%) DBS Check
17 12 (1.02%) CCIE
18 7 (0.60%) CCAA
18 7 (0.60%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
18 7 (0.60%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 84 (7.15%) SLA
2 15 (1.28%) PMO
3 13 (1.11%) PCI DSS
4 10 (0.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (0.34%) Cyber Essentials
5 4 (0.34%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
6 3 (0.26%) QA
7 2 (0.17%) GDPR
7 2 (0.17%) ISAE 3402
7 2 (0.17%) ISO 9001
7 2 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 2 (0.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 770 (65.53%) Active Directory
2 592 (50.38%) XenDesktop
3 580 (49.36%) VMware Infrastructure
4 414 (35.23%) Hyper-V
5 204 (17.36%) Microsoft App-V
6 192 (16.34%) VMware ESXi
7 175 (14.89%) vSphere
8 133 (11.32%) XenServer
9 51 (4.34%) VirtualBox
10 41 (3.49%) Terminal Services
10 41 (3.49%) Virtual Machines
11 38 (3.23%) Virtual Desktop
12 31 (2.64%) Virtual Servers
13 22 (1.87%) DFS Replication
14 21 (1.79%) BitLocker
15 16 (1.36%) Citrix Presentation Server
16 12 (1.02%) MetaFrame
17 9 (0.77%) Xen
18 7 (0.60%) NFS
19 6 (0.51%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 277 (23.57%) SCCM
2 102 (8.68%) SCOM
3 84 (7.15%) SCOrch
4 82 (6.98%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 81 (6.89%) Microsoft Intune
6 53 (4.51%) SCVMM
6 53 (4.51%) XenMobile
7 52 (4.43%) Backup Exec
8 47 (4.00%) vCenter Server
9 44 (3.74%) EdgeSight
10 42 (3.57%) Forefront Identity Manager
11 34 (2.89%) Nagios
12 31 (2.64%) WSUS
13 30 (2.55%) AirWatch
14 27 (2.30%) SCDPM
14 27 (2.30%) SCSM
15 22 (1.87%) vMotion
16 21 (1.79%) Failover Clustering
17 20 (1.70%) Norton AntiVirus
18 17 (1.45%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 1,151 (97.96%) Citrix
2 902 (76.77%) VMware
3 831 (70.72%) Microsoft
4 294 (25.02%) Cisco
5 159 (13.53%) HP
6 97 (8.26%) Dell
6 97 (8.26%) Ivanti
7 84 (7.15%) Apple
8 73 (6.21%) NetApp
9 64 (5.45%) Veeam
10 61 (5.19%) Symantec
11 51 (4.34%) EMC
12 47 (4.00%) McAfee
13 45 (3.83%) Avaya
14 39 (3.32%) CommVault
15 37 (3.15%) CheckPoint
16 31 (2.64%) Sophos
17 30 (2.55%) 3PAR
17 30 (2.55%) IBM
18 29 (2.47%) Juniper