Period
to 24 February 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 24 February 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Citrix XenApp
UK
6 months to
24 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 421 493 434
Rank change year-on-year +72 -59 +22
Permanent jobs citing XenApp 866 864 1,162
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.71% 0.58% 0.66%
As % of the System Software category 4.16% 3.70% 4.95%
Number of salaries quoted 656 725 895
UK median annual salary £47,500 £47,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.06% +10.59% +3.66%
10th Percentile £31,250 £27,900 £27,500
90th Percentile £74,375 £71,250 £62,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £37,875
% change year-on-year - +12.21% -0.33%

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 20,822 23,363 23,467
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 16.97% 15.66% 13.40%
Number of salaries quoted 17,004 19,105 19,372
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.11% +5.88%
10th Percentile £25,750 £25,750 £24,250
90th Percentile £85,000 £82,500 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% +6.67%

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 24 February 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 24 February 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 +80 806 £47,500 - 119
UK excluding London +78 465 £42,500 - 96
London +30 357 £55,000 +10.00% 31
Midlands +100 158 £37,500 -21.05% 23
West Midlands +66 106 £36,500 -23.16% 18
North of England +26 96 £45,000 +16.88% 24
South East +11 77 £47,500 -2.06% 22
East of England +58 64 £42,500 +13.33% 14
South West +50 54 £42,500 +21.43% 5
East Midlands +61 52 £41,000 -8.89% 5
North West +19 51 £50,000 +38.89% 10
Yorkshire +29 43 £44,500 -5.32% 11
Wales -10 9 £47,500 +28.81%
Scotland +33 5 £48,250 +37.86% 7
Northern Ireland +16 2 - - 1
North East +10 2 £42,500 +41.67% 3

For the 6 months to 24 February 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.

1 845 (97.58%) Citrix
2 737 (85.10%) Windows
3 637 (73.56%) Microsoft
4 584 (67.44%) VMware
5 572 (66.05%) Active Directory
6 495 (57.16%) Windows Server
7 482 (55.66%) Office 365
8 462 (53.35%) XenDesktop
9 396 (45.73%) VMware Infrastructure
10 326 (37.64%) Azure
11 286 (33.03%) SCCM
12 267 (30.83%) Hyper-V
13 264 (30.48%) PowerShell
14 245 (28.29%) MS Exchange
15 238 (27.48%) DNS
16 235 (27.14%) NetScaler
17 234 (27.02%) Infrastructure Engineering
18 226 (26.10%) DHCP
18 226 (26.10%) ITIL
19 217 (25.06%) Windows 10
20 195 (22.52%) Windows Server 2012
21 184 (21.25%) Cisco
22 181 (20.90%) Firewall
23 179 (20.67%) Data Centre
24 172 (19.86%) AWS
25 171 (19.75%) Finance
26 164 (18.94%) Microsoft Certification
27 154 (17.78%) SAN
28 153 (17.67%) Exchange Server 2010
29 148 (17.09%) vSphere

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
1 245 (28.29%) MS Exchange
2 153 (17.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 89 (10.28%) SharePoint
4 73 (8.43%) Exchange Server 2013
5 62 (7.16%) Skype for Business
6 37 (4.27%) IIS
7 16 (1.85%) Drupal
8 12 (1.39%) Exchange Server 2007
8 12 (1.39%) Tomcat
9 10 (1.15%) SAS
10 7 (0.81%) Confluence
11 2 (0.23%) WordPress
12 1 (0.12%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 1 (0.12%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 83 (9.58%) Microsoft Office
2 12 (1.39%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (0.58%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (0.35%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.12%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 4 (0.46%) assyst
2 1 (0.12%) Elite 3E
2 1 (0.12%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 482 (55.66%) Office 365
2 326 (37.64%) Azure
3 172 (19.86%) AWS
4 59 (6.81%) Azure Active Directory
5 38 (4.39%) OneDrive
6 33 (3.81%) IaaS
7 23 (2.66%) Mimecast
8 20 (2.31%) Amazon EC2
8 20 (2.31%) SaaS
9 16 (1.85%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 15 (1.73%) AWS CloudFormation
10 15 (1.73%) Azure Stack
10 15 (1.73%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 11 (1.27%) Azure ExpressRoute
12 8 (0.92%) Amazon ECS
12 8 (0.92%) AWS Lambda
12 8 (0.92%) Serverless
12 8 (0.92%) Slack
13 7 (0.81%) Amazon S3
13 7 (0.81%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 238 (27.48%) DNS
2 235 (27.14%) NetScaler
3 226 (26.10%) DHCP
4 181 (20.90%) Firewall
5 154 (17.78%) SAN
6 147 (16.97%) TCP/IP
7 132 (15.24%) WAN
8 116 (13.39%) LAN
9 87 (10.05%) VPN
10 85 (9.82%) Skype
11 47 (5.43%) VLAN
12 45 (5.20%) VoIP
13 41 (4.73%) Internet
14 38 (4.39%) iSCSI
15 36 (4.16%) Cisco ASA
16 34 (3.93%) Remote Desktop
16 34 (3.93%) VSAN
17 32 (3.70%) MPLS
18 29 (3.35%) Wireless
19 28 (3.23%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 140 (16.17%) SQL Server
2 37 (4.27%) SQL Server 2012
3 35 (4.04%) SQL Server 2016
4 21 (2.42%) SQL Server 2008
5 20 (2.31%) Amazon RDS
6 16 (1.85%) MySQL
6 16 (1.85%) PostgreSQL
7 11 (1.27%) SQL Server 2014
8 5 (0.58%) Oracle Database
9 3 (0.35%) Azure SQL Database
10 2 (0.23%) RDBMS
10 2 (0.23%) Relational Database
11 1 (0.12%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 20 (2.31%) JIRA
2 15 (1.73%) Visual Studio
3 13 (1.50%) MSI
4 9 (1.04%) InstallShield
5 8 (0.92%) Bitbucket
5 8 (0.92%) Octopus Deploy
5 8 (0.92%) TestRail
5 8 (0.92%) Zephyr
General
1 171 (19.75%) Finance
2 45 (5.20%) Public Sector
3 32 (3.70%) Retail
4 31 (3.58%) Banking
4 31 (3.58%) Law
5 24 (2.77%) Telecoms
6 15 (1.73%) Legal
6 15 (1.73%) Manufacturing
6 15 (1.73%) Marketing
7 11 (1.27%) Back Office
8 10 (1.15%) Electronics
9 9 (1.04%) Financial Institution
10 7 (0.81%) Advertising
11 6 (0.69%) Publishing
12 5 (0.58%) Local Government
13 4 (0.46%) Aerospace
14 2 (0.23%) Dutch Language
15 1 (0.12%) French Language
15 1 (0.12%) German Language
15 1 (0.12%) Portuguese Language
Job Titles
1 201 (23.21%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 132 (15.24%) Analyst
3 122 (14.09%) Consultant
4 73 (8.43%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 72 (8.31%) Citrix Engineer
5 72 (8.31%) Support Engineer
6 71 (8.20%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 56 (6.47%) Systems Engineer
8 50 (5.77%) Citrix Consultant
9 48 (5.54%) IT Engineer
9 48 (5.54%) IT Support
10 46 (5.31%) 3rd Line Support
10 46 (5.31%) Administrator
11 45 (5.20%) Support Analyst
12 43 (4.97%) Systems Administrator
13 37 (4.27%) Technical Consultant
14 32 (3.70%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
14 32 (3.70%) Architect
15 30 (3.46%) Infrastructure Consultant
15 30 (3.46%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (4.16%) LDAP
2 34 (3.93%) Web Services
3 24 (2.77%) WSH
4 16 (1.85%) LAMP
5 14 (1.62%) .NET
6 11 (1.27%) XML
7 8 (0.92%) JSON
8 6 (0.69%) SAML
9 5 (0.58%) Windows SharePoint Services
10 2 (0.23%) COM
11 1 (0.12%) 802.1X
11 1 (0.12%) CSS
11 1 (0.12%) HTML
11 1 (0.12%) Middleware
11 1 (0.12%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 179 (20.67%) Data Centre
2 47 (5.43%) User Experience
3 36 (4.16%) Analytical Skills
3 36 (4.16%) Clustering
4 32 (3.70%) Self-Motivation
5 31 (3.58%) Driving Licence
5 31 (3.58%) Public Cloud
6 27 (3.12%) Management Information System
7 25 (2.89%) Replication
8 23 (2.66%) PKI
9 22 (2.54%) Smartphone
10 17 (1.96%) Fat Client
10 17 (1.96%) Thin Client
11 16 (1.85%) Private Cloud
12 13 (1.50%) Blackberry
12 13 (1.50%) CMDB
13 11 (1.27%) EMC VNX
14 10 (1.15%) Enterprise Storage
15 8 (0.92%) Enterprise Cloud
15 8 (0.92%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 737 (85.10%) Windows
2 495 (57.16%) Windows Server
3 217 (25.06%) Windows 10
4 195 (22.52%) Windows Server 2012
5 146 (16.86%) Windows Server 2008
6 135 (15.59%) Linux
7 91 (10.51%) Windows 7
8 44 (5.08%) Unix
9 41 (4.73%) Windows Server 2003
10 38 (4.39%) Windows 8
11 33 (3.81%) Mac OS
12 10 (1.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 9 (1.04%) CentOS
13 9 (1.04%) Oracle Linux
14 7 (0.81%) Ubuntu
15 6 (0.69%) Solaris
16 4 (0.46%) Android
16 4 (0.46%) Mac OS X
17 3 (0.35%) HPUX
18 2 (0.23%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 234 (27.02%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 226 (26.10%) ITIL
3 105 (12.12%) Problem-Solving
4 85 (9.82%) Migration
5 74 (8.55%) Disaster Recovery
6 67 (7.74%) Project Management
7 62 (7.16%) Patch Management
8 59 (6.81%) Change Management
9 57 (6.58%) Presales
10 51 (5.89%) Project Delivery
11 43 (4.97%) Service Delivery
12 42 (4.85%) Mentoring
13 40 (4.62%) Agile Software Development
14 38 (4.39%) Proactive Monitoring
15 35 (4.04%) High Availability
15 35 (4.04%) Root Cause Analysis
16 34 (3.93%) Server Management
16 34 (3.93%) Time Management
17 33 (3.81%) Customer Requirements
18 31 (3.58%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 264 (30.48%) PowerShell
2 123 (14.20%) SQL
3 39 (4.50%) VBScript
4 31 (3.58%) Python
5 19 (2.19%) Bash Shell
6 14 (1.62%) JavaScript
7 12 (1.39%) Perl
7 12 (1.39%) PHP
8 5 (0.58%) VB
9 4 (0.46%) C#
9 4 (0.46%) VB.NET
10 2 (0.23%) C
11 1 (0.12%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.12%) VBA
Qualifications
1 164 (18.94%) Microsoft Certification
2 122 (14.09%) MCSE
3 73 (8.43%) Citrix Certification
4 70 (8.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 67 (7.74%) MCSA
6 53 (6.12%) Degree
7 49 (5.66%) CCA
8 42 (4.85%) Cisco Certification
9 40 (4.62%) CCNA
10 34 (3.93%) Security Cleared
11 23 (2.66%) CCNP
12 22 (2.54%) MCP
13 21 (2.42%) SC Cleared
14 19 (2.19%) MCITP
15 15 (1.73%) DV Cleared
16 13 (1.50%) ITIL Certification
17 10 (1.15%) DBS Check
18 7 (0.81%) RHCE
19 6 (0.69%) APMP
19 6 (0.69%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 77 (8.89%) SLA
2 25 (2.89%) QA
3 19 (2.19%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 12 (1.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 6 (0.69%) BS25999
6 4 (0.46%) GDPR
7 3 (0.35%) PMO
8 2 (0.23%) NCSC
9 1 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 1 (0.12%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 572 (66.05%) Active Directory
2 462 (53.35%) XenDesktop
3 396 (45.73%) VMware Infrastructure
4 267 (30.83%) Hyper-V
5 148 (17.09%) vSphere
6 88 (10.16%) VMware ESXi
7 82 (9.47%) Microsoft App-V
8 55 (6.35%) Citrix Hypervisor
9 43 (4.97%) VMware NSX
10 39 (4.50%) Virtual Desktop
11 33 (3.81%) Virtual Machines
12 23 (2.66%) BitLocker
12 23 (2.66%) Terminal Server
12 23 (2.66%) Terminal Services
13 20 (2.31%) Virtual Servers
14 18 (2.08%) NFS
15 7 (0.81%) Xen
16 6 (0.69%) vCloud
16 6 (0.69%) VMware Workstation
17 5 (0.58%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 286 (33.03%) SCCM
2 86 (9.93%) SCOM
3 67 (7.74%) XenMobile
4 60 (6.93%) Microsoft Intune
5 47 (5.43%) WSUS
6 46 (5.31%) Backup Exec
7 44 (5.08%) SCVMM
8 28 (3.23%) vCenter Server
9 27 (3.12%) SCOrch
10 23 (2.66%) vRealize
11 20 (2.31%) Terraform
12 19 (2.19%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
12 19 (2.19%) Nagios
13 18 (2.08%) NetBackup
14 16 (1.85%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
15 15 (1.73%) Microsoft Clustering
16 13 (1.50%) McAfee ePO
17 11 (1.27%) Avamar
17 11 (1.27%) Puppet
18 10 (1.15%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 845 (97.58%) Citrix
2 637 (73.56%) Microsoft
3 584 (67.44%) VMware
4 184 (21.25%) Cisco
5 122 (14.09%) NetApp
6 104 (12.01%) HP
7 92 (10.62%) Veeam
8 84 (9.70%) Dell
8 84 (9.70%) Ivanti
9 56 (6.47%) EMC
10 54 (6.24%) Symantec
11 39 (4.50%) McAfee
12 38 (4.39%) Mitel
13 37 (4.27%) SolarWinds
14 31 (3.58%) CommVault
15 24 (2.77%) 3PAR
15 24 (2.77%) Juniper
16 23 (2.66%) Oracle
17 21 (2.42%) AppDynamics
17 21 (2.42%) Google