Period
to 20 July 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 20 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Citrix XenApp
UK
6 months to
20 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 463 452 359
Rank change year-on-year -11 -93 -26
Permanent jobs citing XenApp 1,090 1,185 1,808
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.62% 0.67% 0.89%
As % of the System Software category 4.31% 5.30% 7.16%
Number of salaries quoted 834 962 1,597
UK median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £26,250 £27,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £67,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £38,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.90% -3.75% +5.26%

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 25,271 22,351 25,254
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 14.43% 12.61% 12.44%
Number of salaries quoted 20,444 18,830 21,405
UK median annual salary £47,500 £43,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.47% +1.18% +6.25%
10th Percentile £24,825 £24,000 £23,000
90th Percentile £80,000 £75,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +12.00% - -

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 20 July 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 20 July 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 -13 1,006 £45,000 +4.83% 104
UK excluding London -4 581 £40,000 +3.90% 71
London -49 450 £50,000 +5.26% 38
South East -17 164 £40,000 - 17
North of England -29 138 £42,750 +14.00% 25
East of England +33 104 £42,500 - 14
Midlands +49 102 £37,500 +6.76% 6
West Midlands +59 77 £38,250 +7.37% 3
Yorkshire +16 74 £46,500 +16.25% 10
North West -10 61 £34,000 -8.11% 15
South West +3 43 £40,000 +17.65% 4
East Midlands +20 25 £36,500 +4.29% 3
Scotland -28 15 £22,700 -67.57% 2
Northern Ireland 0 8 £24,500 +4.26% 1
Wales -6 7 £50,000 +25.00% 2
North East -34 3 £55,000 +80.33%

For the 6 months to 20 July 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 1,064 (97.61%) Citrix
2 914 (83.85%) Windows
3 822 (75.41%) VMware
4 735 (67.43%) Active Directory
5 719 (65.96%) Microsoft
6 632 (57.98%) Windows Server
7 610 (55.96%) XenDesktop
8 529 (48.53%) VMware Infrastructure
9 466 (42.75%) Office 365
10 381 (34.95%) MS Exchange
11 359 (32.94%) Windows Server 2008
12 352 (32.29%) Windows Server 2012
13 341 (31.28%) Hyper-V
13 341 (31.28%) Windows 10
14 329 (30.18%) Microsoft Azure
15 295 (27.06%) ITIL
16 265 (24.31%) DNS
17 259 (23.76%) Cisco
17 259 (23.76%) Firewall
18 252 (23.12%) Finance
19 249 (22.84%) NetScaler
20 247 (22.66%) VMware ESXi
21 239 (21.93%) Microsoft Certification
22 234 (21.47%) SCCM
23 216 (19.82%) Microsoft Office
23 216 (19.82%) Exchange Server 2010
24 210 (19.27%) SAN
25 207 (18.99%) DHCP
26 204 (18.72%) PowerShell
27 199 (18.26%) Windows 7

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
1 381 (34.95%) MS Exchange
2 216 (19.82%) Exchange Server 2010
3 147 (13.49%) Exchange Server 2013
4 83 (7.61%) Skype for Business
5 63 (5.78%) SharePoint
6 48 (4.40%) Exchange Server 2003
7 31 (2.84%) Exchange Server 2007
8 25 (2.29%) IIS
9 23 (2.11%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 10 (0.92%) OpenStack
11 6 (0.55%) CMS
12 4 (0.37%) Apache
13 3 (0.28%) Confluence
13 3 (0.28%) GroupWise
13 3 (0.28%) SharePoint Server
14 2 (0.18%) JBoss
14 2 (0.18%) Office Communications Server
14 2 (0.18%) SharePoint 2013
15 1 (0.092%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
15 1 (0.092%) Umbraco
Applications
1 216 (19.82%) Microsoft Office
2 11 (1.01%) Microsoft Excel
3 7 (0.64%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (0.37%) AutoCAD
5 2 (0.18%) Microsoft Project
5 2 (0.18%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.092%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.092%) Revit
6 1 (0.092%) SketchUp
Business Applications
1 7 (0.64%) Infor SunSystems
1 7 (0.64%) ReMetrica
2 5 (0.46%) Elite 3E
2 5 (0.46%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (0.18%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.18%) Maximo
3 2 (0.18%) Unit4 Business World
4 1 (0.092%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.092%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 466 (42.75%) Office 365
2 329 (30.18%) Microsoft Azure
3 98 (8.99%) Amazon AWS
4 54 (4.95%) Cloud Computing
5 49 (4.50%) Azure Active Directory
6 32 (2.94%) IaaS
7 28 (2.57%) PaaS
8 20 (1.83%) SaaS
9 14 (1.28%) Mimecast
9 14 (1.28%) OneDrive
10 7 (0.64%) Adobe Creative Cloud
11 4 (0.37%) Google Cloud Platform
12 3 (0.28%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 2 (0.18%) Azure Machine Learning
13 2 (0.18%) G Suite
13 2 (0.18%) Sage Pay
13 2 (0.18%) Serverless
14 1 (0.092%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 265 (24.31%) DNS
2 259 (23.76%) Firewall
3 249 (22.84%) NetScaler
4 210 (19.27%) SAN
5 207 (18.99%) DHCP
6 173 (15.87%) WAN
7 167 (15.32%) TCP/IP
8 128 (11.74%) Remote Desktop
9 125 (11.47%) LAN
10 113 (10.37%) VPN
11 75 (6.88%) Skype
12 67 (6.15%) Network Security
13 58 (5.32%) Cisco ASA
14 48 (4.40%) NAS
15 40 (3.67%) Cisco IOS
15 40 (3.67%) iSCSI
16 35 (3.21%) MPLS
17 34 (3.12%) VLAN
17 34 (3.12%) VoIP
18 31 (2.84%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 164 (15.05%) SQL Server
2 42 (3.85%) SQL Server 2008
3 40 (3.67%) SQL Server 2005
4 24 (2.20%) SQL Server 2012
4 24 (2.20%) SQL Server 2016
5 22 (2.02%) SQL Server 2014
6 15 (1.38%) MySQL
7 8 (0.73%) Blockchain
7 8 (0.73%) Data Warehouse
8 4 (0.37%) Amazon RDS
8 4 (0.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 3 (0.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 2 (0.18%) Azure SQL Database
10 2 (0.18%) Big Data
10 2 (0.18%) Oracle Reports
10 2 (0.18%) QlikView
10 2 (0.18%) Relational Database
11 1 (0.092%) FileMaker
11 1 (0.092%) Power BI
11 1 (0.092%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 27 (2.48%) Sonatype Nexus
2 6 (0.55%) MSI
3 3 (0.28%) Jenkins
3 3 (0.28%) JIRA
3 3 (0.28%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 2 (0.18%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.092%) AutoIt
5 1 (0.092%) GitLab
5 1 (0.092%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 252 (23.12%) Finance
2 68 (6.24%) Legal
3 53 (4.86%) Law
4 40 (3.67%) Retail
5 34 (3.12%) Telecoms
6 32 (2.94%) Back Office
6 32 (2.94%) Banking
7 24 (2.20%) Marketing
8 20 (1.83%) Manufacturing
9 11 (1.01%) Electronics
10 9 (0.83%) Local Government
10 9 (0.83%) Publishing
11 4 (0.37%) Advertising
11 4 (0.37%) French Language
11 4 (0.37%) Games
11 4 (0.37%) Investment Banking
11 4 (0.37%) Online Betting
12 3 (0.28%) Front Office
13 2 (0.18%) Automotive
13 2 (0.18%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 200 (18.35%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 149 (13.67%) Support Engineer
3 144 (13.21%) Citrix Engineer
4 141 (12.94%) Analyst
5 104 (9.54%) Consultant
6 96 (8.81%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 90 (8.26%) Architect
8 78 (7.16%) IT Engineer
9 76 (6.97%) 3rd Line Support
10 65 (5.96%) 2nd Line Support
11 63 (5.78%) Infrastructure Specialist
12 60 (5.50%) Support Analyst
13 59 (5.41%) Citrix Infrastructure Engineer
13 59 (5.41%) Technical Architect
14 57 (5.23%) Desktop Support
15 56 (5.14%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
16 55 (5.05%) Citrix Support
16 55 (5.05%) Infrastructure Support
16 55 (5.05%) Windows Engineer
17 53 (4.86%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (2.94%) Web Services
2 17 (1.56%) Flash
3 12 (1.10%) WSH
3 12 (1.10%) X-Windows
4 11 (1.01%) Software Packaging
5 6 (0.55%) LDAP
6 5 (0.46%) ADSI
7 4 (0.37%) COM
8 2 (0.18%) JSON
8 2 (0.18%) SAML
9 1 (0.092%) .NET
9 1 (0.092%) Middleware
9 1 (0.092%) React Native
Miscellaneous
1 159 (14.59%) Data Centre
2 83 (7.61%) Self-Motivation
3 81 (7.43%) Analytical Skills
4 46 (4.22%) Computer Science
5 37 (3.39%) User Experience
6 34 (3.12%) Fat Client
6 34 (3.12%) Thin Client
7 32 (2.94%) Public Cloud
8 31 (2.84%) Private Cloud
9 29 (2.66%) Blackberry
10 25 (2.29%) Driving Licence
10 25 (2.29%) Replication
11 24 (2.20%) Clustering
12 23 (2.11%) Management Information System
13 21 (1.93%) NHS
14 19 (1.74%) EMC VMAX
15 17 (1.56%) Virtual Team
16 16 (1.47%) Video Conferencing
17 13 (1.19%) Hedge funds
18 12 (1.10%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 914 (83.85%) Windows
2 632 (57.98%) Windows Server
3 359 (32.94%) Windows Server 2008
4 352 (32.29%) Windows Server 2012
5 341 (31.28%) Windows 10
6 199 (18.26%) Windows 7
7 102 (9.36%) Linux
8 94 (8.62%) Windows Server 2003
9 78 (7.16%) Windows 8
10 29 (2.66%) Windows XP
11 22 (2.02%) Android
12 20 (1.83%) Solaris
13 19 (1.74%) Unix
13 19 (1.74%) Windows 2000 Server
14 13 (1.19%) Apple iOS
15 11 (1.01%) Mac OS
16 8 (0.73%) CentOS
17 5 (0.46%) Windows NT
18 4 (0.37%) AIX
18 4 (0.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 295 (27.06%) ITIL
2 144 (13.21%) Problem-Solving
3 124 (11.38%) Presales
4 107 (9.82%) Project Management
5 105 (9.63%) Migration
6 99 (9.08%) Service Delivery
7 91 (8.35%) Customer Requirements
8 73 (6.70%) Time Management
9 69 (6.33%) Continuous Improvement
10 66 (6.06%) Application Packaging
11 64 (5.87%) Multi-Factor Authentication
12 63 (5.78%) Business Development
13 61 (5.60%) Disaster Recovery
14 60 (5.50%) Line Management
15 58 (5.32%) Data Protection
16 50 (4.59%) Root Cause Analysis
17 49 (4.50%) Mentoring
18 48 (4.40%) Mobile Device Management
19 46 (4.22%) Problem Management
20 43 (3.94%) Application Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 204 (18.72%) PowerShell
2 165 (15.14%) SQL
3 35 (3.21%) Python
4 16 (1.47%) Bash Shell
4 16 (1.47%) VBScript
5 15 (1.38%) VB
6 5 (0.46%) C
7 2 (0.18%) Perl
8 1 (0.092%) C#
Qualifications
1 239 (21.93%) Microsoft Certification
2 186 (17.06%) MCSE
3 119 (10.92%) Degree
4 111 (10.18%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 92 (8.44%) Citrix Certification
6 88 (8.07%) Cisco Certification
7 60 (5.50%) MCSA
8 55 (5.05%) CCNA
9 54 (4.95%) MCITP
10 51 (4.68%) ITIL Certification
11 47 (4.31%) CCA
12 46 (4.22%) CCNP
13 40 (3.67%) MCP
14 34 (3.12%) Computer Science Degree
15 27 (2.48%) CCIE
16 22 (2.02%) Security Cleared
17 14 (1.28%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
18 10 (0.92%) CCAA
19 9 (0.83%) MCTS
19 9 (0.83%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 107 (9.82%) SLA
2 19 (1.74%) GDPR
3 12 (1.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 10 (0.92%) PCI DSS
5 9 (0.83%) PMO
6 6 (0.55%) ISO 9001
7 4 (0.37%) PMBOK
7 4 (0.37%) QA
8 2 (0.18%) COBIT
9 1 (0.092%) GCP
9 1 (0.092%) ISAE 3402
9 1 (0.092%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 735 (67.43%) Active Directory
2 610 (55.96%) XenDesktop
3 529 (48.53%) VMware Infrastructure
4 341 (31.28%) Hyper-V
5 247 (22.66%) VMware ESXi
6 195 (17.89%) Microsoft App-V
7 174 (15.96%) vSphere
8 111 (10.18%) XenServer
9 52 (4.77%) Virtual Machines
10 51 (4.68%) Virtual Desktop
11 41 (3.76%) Terminal Services
12 25 (2.29%) BitLocker
13 24 (2.20%) Citrix Presentation Server
14 21 (1.93%) VirtualBox
15 14 (1.28%) MetaFrame
16 11 (1.01%) Forefront TMG
17 10 (0.92%) Virtual Servers
18 9 (0.83%) Firmware
18 9 (0.83%) VMware Workstation
19 8 (0.73%) NFS
Systems Management
1 234 (21.47%) SCCM
2 112 (10.28%) Microsoft Intune
3 88 (8.07%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 82 (7.52%) SCOrch
5 75 (6.88%) SCOM
6 60 (5.50%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 56 (5.14%) SCVMM
8 48 (4.40%) Backup Exec
9 39 (3.58%) Norton AntiVirus
9 39 (3.58%) vCenter Server
10 34 (3.12%) SCSM
11 32 (2.94%) Puppet
11 32 (2.94%) XenMobile
12 30 (2.75%) SCDPM
12 30 (2.75%) Terraform
13 28 (2.57%) NetBackup
14 25 (2.29%) vMotion
15 23 (2.11%) WSUS
16 22 (2.02%) EdgeSight
17 18 (1.65%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 1,064 (97.61%) Citrix
2 822 (75.41%) VMware
3 719 (65.96%) Microsoft
4 259 (23.76%) Cisco
5 132 (12.11%) HP
6 87 (7.98%) NetApp
7 86 (7.89%) Ivanti
8 79 (7.25%) Apple
8 79 (7.25%) Symantec
9 71 (6.51%) Dell
10 69 (6.33%) Veeam
11 55 (5.05%) EMC
12 45 (4.13%) F5
13 44 (4.04%) Google
14 43 (3.94%) CheckPoint
14 43 (3.94%) CommVault
15 42 (3.85%) McAfee
16 41 (3.76%) Meraki
17 40 (3.67%) Avaya
18 38 (3.49%) Juniper