Period
to 23 September 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 23 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Citrix XenApp
UK
6 months to
23 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 490 450 378
Rank change year-on-year -40 -72 -7
Permanent jobs citing XenApp 947 1,174 1,560
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.57% 0.67% 0.80%
As % of the System Software category 3.89% 5.17% 6.46%
Number of salaries quoted 761 890 1,395
UK median annual salary £45,500 £43,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.60% +2.35% +6.25%
10th Percentile £25,000 £28,000 £28,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £67,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +13.33% -6.25% +6.67%

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 24,342 22,715 24,156
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 14.73% 12.93% 12.45%
Number of salaries quoted 19,892 19,121 20,438
UK median annual salary £49,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £24,750 £24,000 £23,250
90th Percentile £81,250 £75,000 £71,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +10.39% +2.67% -

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 23 September 2018.

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 23 September 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 -25 890 £46,000 +5.75% 112
UK excluding London -4 495 £42,500 +13.33% 67
London -77 408 £50,892 +1.78% 48
North of England +32 144 £45,000 +28.57% 17
South East -11 135 £40,000 +6.67% 16
East of England +50 102 £42,500 -10.53% 8
North West +14 74 £34,000 -9.33% 15
Yorkshire +45 67 £47,500 +35.71% 2
Midlands +17 55 £45,000 +26.32% 13
West Midlands +29 49 £50,000 +38.89% 9
South West -4 39 £33,952 -0.14% 10
Wales -9 10 £36,500 -8.75% 2
East Midlands -6 6 £33,250 -5.00% 4
Scotland -31 6 £36,500 -36.52% 1
Northern Ireland +7 4 - -
North East -22 3 £55,000 +175.00%

For the 6 months to 23 September 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.

1 915 (96.62%) Citrix
2 818 (86.38%) Windows
3 690 (72.86%) VMware
4 637 (67.27%) Active Directory
5 627 (66.21%) Microsoft
6 555 (58.61%) XenDesktop
7 537 (56.71%) Windows Server
8 435 (45.93%) VMware Infrastructure
9 392 (41.39%) Office 365
10 341 (36.01%) Windows Server 2008
11 325 (34.32%) MS Exchange
12 317 (33.47%) Windows Server 2012
13 302 (31.89%) Windows 10
14 275 (29.04%) ITIL
15 265 (27.98%) Hyper-V
16 246 (25.98%) Infrastructure Engineering
17 233 (24.60%) Microsoft Azure
18 226 (23.86%) DNS
19 222 (23.44%) Windows 7
20 221 (23.34%) NetScaler
21 214 (22.60%) SCCM
22 211 (22.28%) VMware ESXi
23 205 (21.65%) PowerShell
24 204 (21.54%) Firewall
25 203 (21.44%) Finance
26 195 (20.59%) Cisco
27 184 (19.43%) DHCP
28 182 (19.22%) vSphere
29 177 (18.69%) Microsoft Certification
30 176 (18.59%) SAN

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
1 325 (34.32%) MS Exchange
2 175 (18.48%) Exchange Server 2010
3 119 (12.57%) Exchange Server 2013
4 65 (6.86%) Skype for Business
5 61 (6.44%) SharePoint
6 46 (4.86%) Exchange Server 2003
7 32 (3.38%) IIS
8 18 (1.90%) Exchange Server 2007
9 15 (1.58%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 7 (0.74%) OpenStack
11 4 (0.42%) Apache
11 4 (0.42%) CMS
12 3 (0.32%) Elasticsearch
12 3 (0.32%) Tomcat
13 2 (0.21%) Confluence
13 2 (0.21%) IBM Notes
13 2 (0.21%) JBoss
13 2 (0.21%) Office Communications Server
13 2 (0.21%) SharePoint 2013
13 2 (0.21%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 159 (16.79%) Microsoft Office
2 14 (1.48%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.11%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (0.11%) AutoCAD
3 1 (0.11%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.11%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (0.11%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.11%) Revit
3 1 (0.11%) SketchUp
Business Applications
1 10 (1.06%) Infor SunSystems
1 10 (1.06%) ReMetrica
2 5 (0.53%) Remedy ITSM
3 4 (0.42%) Elite 3E
4 3 (0.32%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (0.21%) Maximo
5 2 (0.21%) Unit4 Business World
6 1 (0.11%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.11%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 392 (41.39%) Office 365
2 233 (24.60%) Microsoft Azure
3 84 (8.87%) Amazon AWS
4 32 (3.38%) IaaS
5 27 (2.85%) Cloud Computing
6 26 (2.75%) OneDrive
7 22 (2.32%) PaaS
8 13 (1.37%) SaaS
9 9 (0.95%) Adobe Creative Cloud
9 9 (0.95%) Mimecast
10 7 (0.74%) Azure Active Directory
11 6 (0.63%) Google Cloud Platform
12 3 (0.32%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 3 (0.32%) Yammer
13 2 (0.21%) Azure Functions
13 2 (0.21%) Azure Machine Learning
13 2 (0.21%) G Suite
13 2 (0.21%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 226 (23.86%) DNS
2 221 (23.34%) NetScaler
3 204 (21.54%) Firewall
4 184 (19.43%) DHCP
5 176 (18.59%) SAN
6 146 (15.42%) TCP/IP
7 121 (12.78%) WAN
8 85 (8.98%) LAN
9 80 (8.45%) VPN
10 67 (7.07%) Remote Desktop
11 59 (6.23%) Skype
12 35 (3.70%) VLAN
13 34 (3.59%) Cisco ASA
14 32 (3.38%) Network Security
15 31 (3.27%) VoIP
16 30 (3.17%) NAS
17 26 (2.75%) iSCSI
18 25 (2.64%) Cisco IOS
19 22 (2.32%) MPLS
20 21 (2.22%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 151 (15.95%) SQL Server
2 51 (5.39%) SQL Server 2008
3 35 (3.70%) SQL Server 2005
4 32 (3.38%) SQL Server 2012
4 32 (3.38%) SQL Server 2016
5 28 (2.96%) SQL Server 2014
6 7 (0.74%) MySQL
7 4 (0.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 3 (0.32%) Blockchain
8 3 (0.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 3 (0.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (0.21%) Azure SQL Database
9 2 (0.21%) Big Data
9 2 (0.21%) Data Lake
9 2 (0.21%) Hadoop
9 2 (0.21%) Oracle Reports
9 2 (0.21%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (0.21%) QlikView
10 1 (0.11%) FileMaker
10 1 (0.11%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 14 (1.48%) Sonatype Nexus
2 4 (0.42%) Jenkins
2 4 (0.42%) MSI
3 3 (0.32%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 2 (0.21%) Git (software)
4 2 (0.21%) GitLab
4 2 (0.21%) JIRA
4 2 (0.21%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.11%) AutoIt
5 1 (0.11%) InstallShield
5 1 (0.11%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 203 (21.44%) Finance
2 41 (4.33%) Legal
3 33 (3.48%) Law
4 30 (3.17%) Retail
4 30 (3.17%) Telecoms
5 28 (2.96%) Back Office
6 23 (2.43%) Banking
7 10 (1.06%) Marketing
7 10 (1.06%) Publishing
8 9 (0.95%) Manufacturing
9 6 (0.63%) Electronics
9 6 (0.63%) Local Government
10 4 (0.42%) Advertising
10 4 (0.42%) Automotive
10 4 (0.42%) Financial Institution
10 4 (0.42%) Investment Banking
10 4 (0.42%) Online Betting
11 3 (0.32%) French Language
11 3 (0.32%) Front Office
12 2 (0.21%) German Language
Job Titles
1 186 (19.64%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 161 (17.00%) Support Engineer
3 155 (16.37%) Citrix Engineer
4 110 (11.62%) Analyst
5 107 (11.30%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 83 (8.76%) 3rd Line Support
7 66 (6.97%) Architect
7 66 (6.97%) IT Engineer
8 65 (6.86%) Citrix Infrastructure Engineer
9 64 (6.76%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 64 (6.76%) Citrix Support
10 58 (6.12%) Desktop Support
11 57 (6.02%) 2nd Line Support
11 57 (6.02%) IT Support
12 53 (5.60%) Consultant
13 49 (5.17%) Citrix Support Engineer
14 48 (5.07%) Infrastructure Support
15 46 (4.86%) Infrastructure Manager
15 46 (4.86%) VMware Engineer
16 45 (4.75%) Infrastructure Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (3.38%) Web Services
2 18 (1.90%) Flash
3 13 (1.37%) LDAP
4 10 (1.06%) X-Windows
5 8 (0.84%) Software Packaging
5 8 (0.84%) WSH
6 6 (0.63%) .NET
7 5 (0.53%) ADSI
8 4 (0.42%) COM
8 4 (0.42%) SAML
9 2 (0.21%) ASP.NET
9 2 (0.21%) JSON
9 2 (0.21%) LAPP Stack
9 2 (0.21%) Node.js
10 1 (0.11%) HTML
10 1 (0.11%) Middleware
10 1 (0.11%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 122 (12.88%) Data Centre
2 85 (8.98%) Analytical Skills
3 80 (8.45%) Self-Motivation
4 45 (4.75%) Fat Client
4 45 (4.75%) Thin Client
5 29 (3.06%) Clustering
6 25 (2.64%) Computer Science
7 21 (2.22%) Replication
8 20 (2.11%) Management Information System
8 20 (2.11%) Public Cloud
9 19 (2.01%) Driving Licence
9 19 (2.01%) EMC VMAX
10 18 (1.90%) Virtual Team
11 16 (1.69%) Blackberry
11 16 (1.69%) Video Conferencing
12 14 (1.48%) PKI
13 13 (1.37%) NHS
14 10 (1.06%) Hedge funds
14 10 (1.06%) User Experience
15 8 (0.84%) HP StoreVirtual
Operating Systems
1 818 (86.38%) Windows
2 537 (56.71%) Windows Server
3 341 (36.01%) Windows Server 2008
4 317 (33.47%) Windows Server 2012
5 302 (31.89%) Windows 10
6 222 (23.44%) Windows 7
7 100 (10.56%) Linux
8 85 (8.98%) Windows 8
9 75 (7.92%) Windows Server 2003
10 21 (2.22%) Windows XP
11 20 (2.11%) Unix
12 18 (1.90%) Mac OS
13 16 (1.69%) Android
13 16 (1.69%) Windows 2000 Server
14 13 (1.37%) Solaris
15 12 (1.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 10 (1.06%) Apple iOS
17 6 (0.63%) CentOS
18 5 (0.53%) Ubuntu
19 4 (0.42%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 275 (29.04%) ITIL
2 246 (25.98%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 127 (13.41%) Problem-Solving
4 93 (9.82%) Project Management
5 81 (8.55%) Presales
6 80 (8.45%) Migration
7 70 (7.39%) Application Packaging
8 62 (6.55%) Service Delivery
9 58 (6.12%) Continuous Improvement
10 55 (5.81%) Time Management
11 54 (5.70%) Customer Requirements
12 51 (5.39%) Root Cause Analysis
13 45 (4.75%) Business Development
14 42 (4.44%) DevOps
14 42 (4.44%) Line Management
15 39 (4.12%) Disaster Recovery
15 39 (4.12%) Mentoring
16 38 (4.01%) Agile Software Development
16 38 (4.01%) Patch Management
16 38 (4.01%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 205 (21.65%) PowerShell
2 151 (15.95%) SQL
3 29 (3.06%) Python
4 24 (2.53%) Bash Shell
5 15 (1.58%) VB
6 14 (1.48%) VBScript
7 10 (1.06%) C
8 5 (0.53%) C#
8 5 (0.53%) Korn
8 5 (0.53%) Perl
8 5 (0.53%) Ruby
9 2 (0.21%) Java
10 1 (0.11%) PHP
Qualifications
1 177 (18.69%) Microsoft Certification
2 129 (13.62%) MCSE
3 98 (10.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 95 (10.03%) Degree
5 80 (8.45%) Citrix Certification
6 61 (6.44%) Cisco Certification
7 45 (4.75%) CCNA
8 42 (4.44%) MCSA
9 38 (4.01%) ITIL Certification
10 33 (3.48%) MCITP
11 26 (2.75%) CCA
12 25 (2.64%) CCNP
13 24 (2.53%) MCP
14 17 (1.80%) Computer Science Degree
15 15 (1.58%) Security Cleared
16 14 (1.48%) CCIE
17 11 (1.16%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
18 9 (0.95%) MCTS
19 8 (0.84%) MCDST
20 7 (0.74%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 101 (10.67%) SLA
2 18 (1.90%) GDPR
3 6 (0.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (0.63%) PCI DSS
4 5 (0.53%) QA
5 4 (0.42%) PMBOK
6 2 (0.21%) COBIT
6 2 (0.21%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.11%) PMO
System Software
1 637 (67.27%) Active Directory
2 555 (58.61%) XenDesktop
3 435 (45.93%) VMware Infrastructure
4 265 (27.98%) Hyper-V
5 211 (22.28%) VMware ESXi
6 182 (19.22%) vSphere
7 138 (14.57%) Microsoft App-V
8 98 (10.35%) XenServer
9 38 (4.01%) Terminal Services
10 24 (2.53%) Virtual Machines
11 23 (2.43%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 18 (1.90%) Virtual Desktop
13 16 (1.69%) BitLocker
13 16 (1.69%) VirtualBox
14 14 (1.48%) VMware NSX
15 13 (1.37%) Forefront TMG
16 10 (1.06%) Docker
17 9 (0.95%) Firmware
17 9 (0.95%) Virtual Servers
18 8 (0.84%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 214 (22.60%) SCCM
2 72 (7.60%) Microsoft Intune
3 53 (5.60%) SCOM
4 48 (5.07%) SCOrch
5 44 (4.65%) XenMobile
6 38 (4.01%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 38 (4.01%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 30 (3.17%) Backup Exec
7 30 (3.17%) NetBackup
8 28 (2.96%) Norton AntiVirus
9 26 (2.75%) Puppet
10 23 (2.43%) vCenter Server
11 22 (2.32%) WSUS
12 18 (1.90%) Terraform
13 16 (1.69%) SCVMM
14 14 (1.48%) vMotion
15 13 (1.37%) vRealize
16 12 (1.27%) EdgeSight
17 10 (1.06%) Failover Clustering
17 10 (1.06%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 915 (96.62%) Citrix
2 690 (72.86%) VMware
3 627 (66.21%) Microsoft
4 195 (20.59%) Cisco
5 108 (11.40%) HP
6 91 (9.61%) Ivanti
7 76 (8.03%) Symantec
8 68 (7.18%) Apple
8 68 (7.18%) NetApp
9 57 (6.02%) Dell
10 50 (5.28%) Veeam
11 48 (5.07%) EMC
12 45 (4.75%) McAfee
13 36 (3.80%) CommVault
14 33 (3.48%) F5
15 29 (3.06%) CheckPoint
16 27 (2.85%) Avaya
17 25 (2.64%) Meraki
18 24 (2.53%) Google
19 23 (2.43%) IBM