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

Citrix XenApp
UK
6 months to
20 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 449 435 378
Rank change year-on-year -14 -57 -85
Permanent jobs citing XenApp 1,169 1,157 1,764
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.66% 0.67% 0.86%
As % of the System Software category 4.81% 5.45% 7.09%
Number of salaries quoted 898 1,006 1,560
UK median annual salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.53% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £27,000 £25,000 £26,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £63,750 £62,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 24,291 21,229 24,886
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 13.69% 12.30% 12.16%
Number of salaries quoted 19,776 17,709 21,067
UK median annual salary £46,000 £42,500 £40,457
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.24% +5.05% +1.14%
10th Percentile £25,000 £23,500 £23,000
90th Percentile £78,750 £73,750 £68,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +4.69%

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 April 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 20 April 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 -31 1,017 £45,000 +5.88% 137
UK excluding London +22 620 £40,000 - 98
London -69 456 £50,000 +11.11% 48
Midlands +85 151 £40,000 -5.88% 17
South East -14 150 £40,000 -15.79% 18
North of England -37 137 £40,000 +6.67% 31
West Midlands +72 119 £40,000 -5.88% 10
East of England +18 70 £42,500 - 13
Yorkshire +5 70 £42,500 +11.84% 10
North West -31 57 £37,000 +13.85% 16
South West -19 52 £35,000 - 10
East Midlands +13 32 £34,000 -15.00% 7
Wales +16 31 £40,000 - 3
Scotland -50 18 £32,000 -23.35% 5
Northern Ireland +8 10 £24,500 +4.26% 1
North East -27 10 £38,750 -5.49% 5
Channel Islands 0 1 £65,000 +140.74%

For the 6 months to 20 April 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 1,139 (97.43%) Citrix
2 980 (83.83%) Windows
3 893 (76.39%) VMware
4 786 (67.24%) Microsoft
5 778 (66.55%) Active Directory
6 678 (58.00%) Windows Server
7 604 (51.67%) XenDesktop
8 581 (49.70%) VMware Infrastructure
9 522 (44.65%) Office 365
10 432 (36.95%) Hyper-V
11 410 (35.07%) Windows Server 2012
12 368 (31.48%) Windows Server 2008
13 364 (31.14%) MS Exchange
14 348 (29.77%) Microsoft Azure
15 307 (26.26%) Windows 10
16 301 (25.75%) SAN
17 292 (24.98%) ITIL
18 273 (23.35%) DNS
18 273 (23.35%) Cisco
19 270 (23.10%) Microsoft Certification
20 268 (22.93%) SCCM
21 240 (20.53%) NetScaler
22 235 (20.10%) MCSE
23 231 (19.76%) DHCP
23 231 (19.76%) Exchange Server 2010
24 226 (19.33%) Finance
24 226 (19.33%) VMware ESXi
25 219 (18.73%) Microsoft App-V
26 212 (18.14%) Firewall
27 206 (17.62%) Microsoft Office

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
1 364 (31.14%) MS Exchange
2 231 (19.76%) Exchange Server 2010
3 199 (17.02%) Exchange Server 2013
4 84 (7.19%) Skype for Business
5 81 (6.93%) SharePoint
6 48 (4.11%) Exchange Server 2003
7 39 (3.34%) IIS
8 36 (3.08%) Exchange Server 2007
9 33 (2.82%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 18 (1.54%) OpenStack
11 10 (0.86%) SharePoint 2010
11 10 (0.86%) SharePoint 2013
12 6 (0.51%) CMS
13 4 (0.34%) Apache
14 3 (0.26%) Confluence
14 3 (0.26%) GroupWise
14 3 (0.26%) SharePoint Server
15 2 (0.17%) JBoss
15 2 (0.17%) nginx
15 2 (0.17%) Tomcat
Applications
1 206 (17.62%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (0.60%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (0.60%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 5 (0.43%) AutoCAD
4 2 (0.17%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.086%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.086%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.086%) Revit
5 1 (0.086%) SketchUp
Business Applications
1 12 (1.03%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (0.77%) Elite 3E
3 2 (0.17%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.086%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 522 (44.65%) Office 365
2 348 (29.77%) Microsoft Azure
3 92 (7.87%) Amazon AWS
4 80 (6.84%) Azure Active Directory
5 60 (5.13%) Cloud Computing
6 36 (3.08%) Mimecast
7 28 (2.40%) PaaS
8 21 (1.80%) IaaS
9 20 (1.71%) SaaS
10 9 (0.77%) OneDrive
11 5 (0.43%) Yammer
12 4 (0.34%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 2 (0.17%) G Suite
13 2 (0.17%) Sage Pay
14 1 (0.086%) Adobe Creative Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 301 (25.75%) SAN
2 273 (23.35%) DNS
3 240 (20.53%) NetScaler
4 231 (19.76%) DHCP
5 212 (18.14%) Firewall
6 169 (14.46%) WAN
7 164 (14.03%) Remote Desktop
8 148 (12.66%) TCP/IP
9 144 (12.32%) LAN
10 115 (9.84%) VPN
11 77 (6.59%) Skype
12 66 (5.65%) Network Security
13 62 (5.30%) NAS
14 60 (5.13%) iSCSI
15 56 (4.79%) VoIP
16 53 (4.53%) Cisco ASA
17 40 (3.42%) Fibre Channel
17 40 (3.42%) VLAN
18 31 (2.65%) WLAN
19 29 (2.48%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 197 (16.85%) SQL Server
2 47 (4.02%) SQL Server 2005
3 39 (3.34%) SQL Server 2008
4 31 (2.65%) SQL Server 2012
5 24 (2.05%) SQL Server 2014
6 15 (1.28%) SQL Server 2016
7 13 (1.11%) MySQL
8 12 (1.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 11 (0.94%) Amazon RDS
9 11 (0.94%) Data Warehouse
10 9 (0.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 6 (0.51%) Blockchain
12 3 (0.26%) Power BI
13 2 (0.17%) Relational Database
14 1 (0.086%) Azure SQL Database
14 1 (0.086%) Big Data
14 1 (0.086%) FileMaker
Development Applications
1 18 (1.54%) Sonatype Nexus
2 4 (0.34%) MSI
3 3 (0.26%) JIRA
4 1 (0.086%) AutoIt
General
1 226 (19.33%) Finance
2 79 (6.76%) Legal
3 72 (6.16%) Law
4 34 (2.91%) Retail
5 28 (2.40%) Banking
6 23 (1.97%) Manufacturing
7 22 (1.88%) Telecoms
8 21 (1.80%) Marketing
9 10 (0.86%) Back Office
9 10 (0.86%) Electronics
10 7 (0.60%) Advertising
10 7 (0.60%) Games
11 5 (0.43%) Local Government
12 3 (0.26%) Publishing
13 2 (0.17%) French Language
13 2 (0.17%) Front Office
13 2 (0.17%) German Language
13 2 (0.17%) Investment Banking
13 2 (0.17%) Portuguese Language
13 2 (0.17%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 228 (19.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 163 (13.94%) Consultant
3 151 (12.92%) Analyst
4 134 (11.46%) Support Engineer
5 107 (9.15%) Architect
6 100 (8.55%) IT Engineer
7 97 (8.30%) Citrix Engineer
8 83 (7.10%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 79 (6.76%) Support Analyst
10 75 (6.42%) Infrastructure Consultant
11 72 (6.16%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
12 70 (5.99%) 3rd Line Support
13 69 (5.90%) Technical Architect
14 57 (4.88%) Infrastructure Support
15 56 (4.79%) 2nd Line Support
16 51 (4.36%) Technical Consultant
17 48 (4.11%) Infrastructure Analyst
18 47 (4.02%) Desktop Support
19 46 (3.93%) Infrastructure Specialist
19 46 (3.93%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (3.17%) Web Services
2 13 (1.11%) WSH
3 7 (0.60%) Software Packaging
4 5 (0.43%) Flash
4 5 (0.43%) WAP
5 2 (0.17%) Middleware
5 2 (0.17%) XML
5 2 (0.17%) X-Windows
6 1 (0.086%) .NET
6 1 (0.086%) 802.1X
6 1 (0.086%) LDAP
6 1 (0.086%) React Native
6 1 (0.086%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 174 (14.88%) Data Centre
2 79 (6.76%) Self-Motivation
3 69 (5.90%) Analytical Skills
4 60 (5.13%) Computer Science
5 49 (4.19%) User Experience
6 46 (3.93%) Blackberry
7 41 (3.51%) Clustering
8 38 (3.25%) Private Cloud
9 36 (3.08%) Fat Client
9 36 (3.08%) Thin Client
10 34 (2.91%) Driving Licence
10 34 (2.91%) Public Cloud
11 27 (2.31%) Management Information System
12 26 (2.22%) Video Conferencing
13 25 (2.14%) Replication
14 16 (1.37%) Hedge funds
14 16 (1.37%) NHS
15 14 (1.20%) PKI
16 12 (1.03%) EMC VMAX
17 10 (0.86%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 980 (83.83%) Windows
2 678 (58.00%) Windows Server
3 410 (35.07%) Windows Server 2012
4 368 (31.48%) Windows Server 2008
5 307 (26.26%) Windows 10
6 152 (13.00%) Windows 7
7 111 (9.50%) Windows Server 2003
8 93 (7.96%) Linux
9 79 (6.76%) Windows 8
10 25 (2.14%) Windows XP
11 22 (1.88%) Solaris
12 20 (1.71%) Android
13 18 (1.54%) Unix
14 14 (1.20%) Apple iOS
14 14 (1.20%) CentOS
15 13 (1.11%) Windows 2000 Server
16 8 (0.68%) Ubuntu
17 5 (0.43%) SUSE
17 5 (0.43%) Windows NT
17 5 (0.43%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 292 (24.98%) ITIL
2 172 (14.71%) Presales
3 123 (10.52%) Customer Requirements
4 119 (10.18%) Service Delivery
5 113 (9.67%) Project Management
6 112 (9.58%) Problem-Solving
7 89 (7.61%) Line Management
8 87 (7.44%) Disaster Recovery
9 79 (6.76%) Application Packaging
10 78 (6.67%) Migration
10 78 (6.67%) Time Management
11 77 (6.59%) Business Development
12 68 (5.82%) Continuous Improvement
13 65 (5.56%) Data Protection
13 65 (5.56%) Multi-Factor Authentication
14 64 (5.47%) Desktop Virtualisation
15 60 (5.13%) Mentoring
16 59 (5.05%) Application Virtualisation
16 59 (5.05%) Problem Management
17 57 (4.88%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 194 (16.60%) SQL
2 175 (14.97%) PowerShell
3 22 (1.88%) Python
4 15 (1.28%) VB
5 12 (1.03%) VBScript
6 9 (0.77%) Bash Shell
7 3 (0.26%) Perl
7 3 (0.26%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.086%) C++
8 1 (0.086%) Java
8 1 (0.086%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.086%) PHP
Qualifications
1 270 (23.10%) Microsoft Certification
2 235 (20.10%) MCSE
3 153 (13.09%) Degree
4 136 (11.63%) Citrix Certification
5 135 (11.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 108 (9.24%) CCA
7 86 (7.36%) Cisco Certification
8 60 (5.13%) CCNA
9 59 (5.05%) MCSA
10 49 (4.19%) ITIL Certification
10 49 (4.19%) MCITP
11 41 (3.51%) Computer Science Degree
12 38 (3.25%) MCP
13 36 (3.08%) CCNP
14 20 (1.71%) CCIE
15 19 (1.63%) Security Cleared
16 14 (1.20%) DBS Check
16 14 (1.20%) SC Cleared
17 8 (0.68%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
18 6 (0.51%) CCAA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 100 (8.55%) SLA
2 21 (1.80%) PMO
3 16 (1.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 11 (0.94%) PCI DSS
5 7 (0.60%) ISO 9001
6 6 (0.51%) GDPR
6 6 (0.51%) QA
7 3 (0.26%) Cyber Essentials
7 3 (0.26%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
8 2 (0.17%) ISAE 3402
8 2 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 778 (66.55%) Active Directory
2 604 (51.67%) XenDesktop
3 581 (49.70%) VMware Infrastructure
4 432 (36.95%) Hyper-V
5 226 (19.33%) VMware ESXi
6 219 (18.73%) Microsoft App-V
7 157 (13.43%) vSphere
8 100 (8.55%) XenServer
9 64 (5.47%) Virtual Desktop
9 64 (5.47%) Virtual Machines
10 47 (4.02%) VirtualBox
11 43 (3.68%) Terminal Services
12 34 (2.91%) BitLocker
13 21 (1.80%) Virtual Servers
14 18 (1.54%) MetaFrame
15 16 (1.37%) Citrix Presentation Server
16 12 (1.03%) NFS
17 9 (0.77%) DFS Replication
18 8 (0.68%) VMware Workstation
19 7 (0.60%) Squid
Systems Management
1 268 (22.93%) SCCM
2 130 (11.12%) Microsoft Intune
3 122 (10.44%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 108 (9.24%) SCOrch
5 99 (8.47%) SCOM
6 76 (6.50%) SCVMM
7 69 (5.90%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 59 (5.05%) Backup Exec
8 59 (5.05%) vCenter Server
9 49 (4.19%) SCSM
10 48 (4.11%) XenMobile
11 47 (4.02%) SCDPM
12 33 (2.82%) Norton AntiVirus
13 31 (2.65%) vMotion
14 29 (2.48%) WSUS
15 25 (2.14%) EdgeSight
16 23 (1.97%) Puppet
17 20 (1.71%) AirWatch
17 20 (1.71%) Failover Clustering
17 20 (1.71%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 1,139 (97.43%) Citrix
2 893 (76.39%) VMware
3 786 (67.24%) Microsoft
4 273 (23.35%) Cisco
5 151 (12.92%) HP
6 89 (7.61%) Dell
7 85 (7.27%) NetApp
8 82 (7.01%) Ivanti
9 80 (6.84%) Apple
10 69 (5.90%) Veeam
11 63 (5.39%) Symantec
12 46 (3.93%) CheckPoint
12 46 (3.93%) EMC
13 44 (3.76%) Avaya
14 38 (3.25%) Google
15 36 (3.08%) CommVault
16 31 (2.65%) Juniper
16 31 (2.65%) McAfee
16 31 (2.65%) MobileIron
17 30 (2.57%) F5