Period
to 23 September 2019

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 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Citrix XenApp
UK
6 months to
23 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 449 501 455
Rank change year-on-year +52 -46 -71
Permanent jobs citing XenApp 914 947 1,174
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.65% 0.57% 0.67%
As % of the System Software category 3.77% 3.89% 5.17%
Number of salaries quoted 721 761 890
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,500 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.40% +4.60% +2.35%
10th Percentile £29,000 £25,000 £28,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £67,500 £67,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +13.33% -6.25%

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 24,254 24,342 22,715
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 17.32% 14.72% 12.93%
Number of salaries quoted 19,861 19,892 19,121
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.01% +10.00% +5.88%
10th Percentile £25,500 £24,750 £24,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £81,250 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £38,500
% 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 2019.

Salary histogram for XenApp in the UK

XenApp
Top 15 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 2019. 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 +61 876 £47,500 +3.26% 125
UK excluding London +49 499 £42,500 - 100
London +57 385 £55,000 +8.07% 36
Midlands +128 155 £41,500 -7.78% 23
West Midlands +96 119 £42,500 -15.00% 17
North of England -28 101 £41,875 -6.94% 37
South West +64 90 £42,500 +25.18% 4
East of England +36 69 £40,000 -5.88% 10
South East -30 68 £57,500 +43.75% 15
Yorkshire -11 65 £45,000 -5.26% 21
East Midlands +53 36 £37,500 +12.78% 6
North West -16 34 £42,500 +25.00% 13
Wales +9 11 £32,500 -10.96% 3
Scotland +21 5 £44,000 +20.55% 5
North East +25 2 £35,000 -36.36% 3

For the 6 months to 23 September 2019, 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.

1 859 (93.98%) Citrix
2 771 (84.35%) Windows
3 662 (72.43%) Active Directory
4 616 (67.40%) VMware
5 591 (64.66%) Microsoft
6 496 (54.27%) Windows Server
7 447 (48.91%) XenDesktop
8 446 (48.80%) Office 365
9 403 (44.09%) VMware Infrastructure
10 400 (43.76%) Hyper-V
11 383 (41.90%) Azure
12 337 (36.87%) SCCM
13 327 (35.78%) Infrastructure Engineering
14 302 (33.04%) ITIL
15 288 (31.51%) PowerShell
16 279 (30.53%) DNS
17 271 (29.65%) MS Exchange
18 263 (28.77%) DHCP
19 234 (25.60%) Cisco
20 225 (24.62%) Windows Server 2012
21 221 (24.18%) NetScaler
22 203 (22.21%) SQL
23 194 (21.23%) Microsoft Certification
23 194 (21.23%) Windows 10
24 187 (20.46%) SQL Server
25 181 (19.80%) TCP/IP
26 176 (19.26%) Windows Server 2008
27 171 (18.71%) MCSE
28 170 (18.60%) Skype
29 167 (18.27%) Finance

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
1 271 (29.65%) MS Exchange
2 164 (17.94%) SharePoint
3 123 (13.46%) Exchange Server 2010
4 102 (11.16%) Skype for Business
5 73 (7.99%) Exchange Server 2013
6 44 (4.81%) IIS
7 30 (3.28%) Confluence
8 26 (2.84%) SAS
9 13 (1.42%) Exchange Server 2007
10 6 (0.66%) SharePoint 2013
11 5 (0.55%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 5 (0.55%) SharePoint 2010
11 5 (0.55%) SharePoint Server
11 5 (0.55%) WebSphere
12 4 (0.44%) Elasticsearch
13 3 (0.33%) Apache
13 3 (0.33%) WebSphere Application Server
14 2 (0.22%) Tomcat
15 1 (0.11%) CMS
15 1 (0.11%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 75 (8.21%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (0.77%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.22%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.11%) Adobe Premiere
4 1 (0.11%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 9 (0.98%) assyst
1 9 (0.98%) Exchequer
2 5 (0.55%) Remedy ITSM
2 5 (0.55%) Temenos T24
3 2 (0.22%) Elite 3E
Cloud Services
1 446 (48.80%) Office 365
2 383 (41.90%) Azure
3 119 (13.02%) AWS
4 97 (10.61%) Azure Active Directory
5 88 (9.63%) OneDrive
6 49 (5.36%) Azure Stack
7 40 (4.38%) IaaS
8 29 (3.17%) Mimecast
9 20 (2.19%) SaaS
10 16 (1.75%) AWS CloudFormation
11 13 (1.42%) PaaS
11 13 (1.42%) Serverless
12 10 (1.09%) Amazon EC2
12 10 (1.09%) Amazon S3
12 10 (1.09%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 8 (0.88%) Power Platform
14 7 (0.77%) Azure Functions
14 7 (0.77%) Azure Machine Learning
15 6 (0.66%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 6 (0.66%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 279 (30.53%) DNS
2 263 (28.77%) DHCP
3 221 (24.18%) NetScaler
4 181 (19.80%) TCP/IP
5 170 (18.60%) Skype
6 164 (17.94%) Firewall
7 144 (15.75%) WAN
8 143 (15.65%) SAN
9 140 (15.32%) LAN
10 64 (7.00%) Remote Desktop
11 51 (5.58%) VPN
12 50 (5.47%) Wireless
13 42 (4.60%) VLAN
14 38 (4.16%) Fibre Channel
15 36 (3.94%) iSCSI
16 35 (3.83%) NAS
17 29 (3.17%) MPLS
18 24 (2.63%) Cisco ASA
19 22 (2.41%) Network Security
20 21 (2.30%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 187 (20.46%) SQL Server
2 22 (2.41%) SQL Server 2014
3 20 (2.19%) SQL Server 2008
4 19 (2.08%) SQL Server 2012
5 18 (1.97%) Amazon RDS
6 14 (1.53%) Azure SQL Database
7 13 (1.42%) PostgreSQL
8 12 (1.31%) SQL Server 2005
9 10 (1.09%) MySQL
9 10 (1.09%) SQL Server 2016
10 8 (0.88%) Power BI
10 8 (0.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 6 (0.66%) Data Warehouse
11 6 (0.66%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 6 (0.66%) Oracle Database
12 4 (0.44%) Oracle Database 10g
12 4 (0.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 2 (0.22%) MongoDB
13 2 (0.22%) Oracle Database 11g
13 2 (0.22%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 49 (5.36%) Visual Studio
2 45 (4.92%) JIRA
3 40 (4.38%) TestRail
3 40 (4.38%) Zephyr
4 32 (3.50%) MSI
5 25 (2.74%) InstallShield
6 14 (1.53%) Git (software)
7 7 (0.77%) Jenkins
8 6 (0.66%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 6 (0.66%) Bitbucket
9 3 (0.33%) Eclipse
10 2 (0.22%) Visual Studio Team System
11 1 (0.11%) GCC
General
1 167 (18.27%) Finance
2 37 (4.05%) Banking
3 35 (3.83%) Law
4 28 (3.06%) Public Sector
5 27 (2.95%) Legal
6 23 (2.52%) Telecoms
7 21 (2.30%) Marketing
7 21 (2.30%) Retail
8 16 (1.75%) Manufacturing
9 15 (1.64%) Electronics
10 10 (1.09%) Back Office
11 6 (0.66%) Financial Institution
12 5 (0.55%) Advertising
13 3 (0.33%) Publishing
14 2 (0.22%) Dutch Language
14 2 (0.22%) Local Government
15 1 (0.11%) French Language
15 1 (0.11%) German Language
15 1 (0.11%) Portuguese Language
15 1 (0.11%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 280 (30.63%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 139 (15.21%) Analyst
3 101 (11.05%) Support Engineer
4 80 (8.75%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 79 (8.64%) Citrix Engineer
6 75 (8.21%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 74 (8.10%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
8 71 (7.77%) Consultant
9 61 (6.67%) 3rd Line Support
10 45 (4.92%) Citrix Infrastructure Engineer
11 41 (4.49%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
12 40 (4.38%) Administrator
13 39 (4.27%) 2nd Line Support
14 38 (4.16%) IT Engineer
15 36 (3.94%) Systems Administrator
16 35 (3.83%) Support Analyst
17 34 (3.72%) Windows Engineer
18 31 (3.39%) 2nd Line Engineer
19 28 (3.06%) IT Support
20 26 (2.84%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (1.64%) JSON
2 14 (1.53%) Web Services
3 11 (1.20%) .NET
4 9 (0.98%) SAML
5 6 (0.66%) COM
6 5 (0.55%) XML
7 4 (0.44%) Apache Flex
7 4 (0.44%) Spring
8 3 (0.33%) LDAP
8 3 (0.33%) Web Services Management
8 3 (0.33%) WebSphere MQ
9 2 (0.22%) Windows SharePoint Services
10 1 (0.11%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 122 (13.35%) Data Centre
2 64 (7.00%) Clustering
3 62 (6.78%) Self-Motivation
4 58 (6.35%) Analytical Skills
5 48 (5.25%) Public Cloud
6 37 (4.05%) Management Information System
7 33 (3.61%) Fat Client
7 33 (3.61%) Thin Client
8 30 (3.28%) PKI
9 24 (2.63%) Driving Licence
10 21 (2.30%) Mobile Computing
11 18 (1.97%) iPhone
12 15 (1.64%) CMDB
13 14 (1.53%) Private Cloud
13 14 (1.53%) User Experience
14 13 (1.42%) iPad
15 11 (1.20%) Blackberry
15 11 (1.20%) Data Protection Act
15 11 (1.20%) e-Learning
15 11 (1.20%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 771 (84.35%) Windows
2 496 (54.27%) Windows Server
3 225 (24.62%) Windows Server 2012
4 194 (21.23%) Windows 10
5 176 (19.26%) Windows Server 2008
6 151 (16.52%) Linux
7 93 (10.18%) Windows 7
8 74 (8.10%) Unix
9 70 (7.66%) Mac OS
10 60 (6.56%) Windows Server 2003
11 55 (6.02%) Windows 8
12 17 (1.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 12 (1.31%) Windows XP
14 10 (1.09%) Android
15 6 (0.66%) Mac OS X
16 5 (0.55%) Apple iOS
16 5 (0.55%) Ubuntu
17 4 (0.44%) CentOS
18 1 (0.11%) SUSE
18 1 (0.11%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 327 (35.78%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 302 (33.04%) ITIL
3 113 (12.36%) Problem-Solving
4 97 (10.61%) Migration
5 86 (9.41%) Agile Software Development
6 79 (8.64%) Project Management
7 75 (8.21%) Disaster Recovery
8 73 (7.99%) Service Delivery
9 68 (7.44%) Presales
10 65 (7.11%) Mentoring
11 60 (6.56%) CRM
12 56 (6.13%) Project Delivery
13 53 (5.80%) Application Packaging
13 53 (5.80%) PRINCE2
13 53 (5.80%) Root Cause Analysis
14 52 (5.69%) Change Management
15 48 (5.25%) Continuous Improvement
16 45 (4.92%) Customer Requirements
16 45 (4.92%) Service Management
17 41 (4.49%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 288 (31.51%) PowerShell
2 203 (22.21%) SQL
3 72 (7.88%) Python
4 44 (4.81%) JavaScript
5 43 (4.70%) PHP
6 18 (1.97%) Bash Shell
7 9 (0.98%) VB.NET
8 8 (0.88%) C#
8 8 (0.88%) Java
9 6 (0.66%) VBScript
10 5 (0.55%) C
11 2 (0.22%) T-SQL
11 2 (0.22%) VB
Qualifications
1 194 (21.23%) Microsoft Certification
2 171 (18.71%) MCSE
3 108 (11.82%) Cisco Certification
4 104 (11.38%) CCNA
5 97 (10.61%) Citrix Certification
6 85 (9.30%) Security Cleared
7 64 (7.00%) MCSA
8 61 (6.67%) CCA
9 60 (6.56%) Degree
10 58 (6.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 57 (6.24%) MCP
12 56 (6.13%) CCNP
13 38 (4.16%) DV Cleared
14 33 (3.61%) SC Cleared
15 31 (3.39%) ITIL Certification
15 31 (3.39%) RHCE
16 15 (1.64%) MCITP
17 7 (0.77%) CCDA
18 5 (0.55%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
18 5 (0.55%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 104 (11.38%) SLA
2 46 (5.03%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 21 (2.30%) QA
4 18 (1.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 12 (1.31%) GDPR
6 9 (0.98%) PMO
7 7 (0.77%) COBIT
8 6 (0.66%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 2 (0.22%) ISO 9001
10 1 (0.11%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 662 (72.43%) Active Directory
2 447 (48.91%) XenDesktop
3 403 (44.09%) VMware Infrastructure
4 400 (43.76%) Hyper-V
5 148 (16.19%) Microsoft App-V
6 130 (14.22%) vSphere
7 80 (8.75%) VMware ESXi
8 64 (7.00%) Citrix Hypervisor
9 40 (4.38%) Virtual Desktop
10 30 (3.28%) Virtual Servers
11 27 (2.95%) Terminal Services
12 18 (1.97%) Docker
13 16 (1.75%) BitLocker
14 14 (1.53%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 14 (1.53%) Virtual Machines
14 14 (1.53%) VMware Workstation
15 10 (1.09%) VirtualBox
16 9 (0.98%) DFS Replication
17 8 (0.88%) Firmware
17 8 (0.88%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 337 (36.87%) SCCM
2 110 (12.04%) SCOM
3 70 (7.66%) Microsoft Intune
4 60 (6.56%) SCOrch
5 51 (5.58%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 51 (5.58%) WSUS
6 41 (4.49%) XenMobile
7 32 (3.50%) Microsoft Clustering
8 28 (3.06%) Backup Exec
8 28 (3.06%) SCVMM
9 25 (2.74%) Ansible
10 23 (2.52%) Terraform
11 22 (2.41%) Puppet
11 22 (2.41%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
11 22 (2.41%) vCenter Server
12 19 (2.08%) Nagios
13 17 (1.86%) Opscode Chef
14 16 (1.75%) Kubernetes
15 15 (1.64%) Nessus
16 14 (1.53%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 859 (93.98%) Citrix
2 616 (67.40%) VMware
3 591 (64.66%) Microsoft
4 234 (25.60%) Cisco
5 137 (14.99%) HP
6 132 (14.44%) NetApp
7 89 (9.74%) Dell
8 86 (9.41%) Ivanti
9 82 (8.97%) Veeam
10 50 (5.47%) Symantec
11 47 (5.14%) Splunk
12 45 (4.92%) CommVault
13 43 (4.70%) Mitel
14 40 (4.38%) Nimble Storage
15 34 (3.72%) McAfee
16 33 (3.61%) 3PAR
17 32 (3.50%) Atlassian
18 30 (3.28%) CheckPoint
19 26 (2.84%) SolarWinds
20 25 (2.74%) Sophos