Period
to 14 April 2021

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 14 April 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Citrix XenApp
UK
6 months to
14 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 585 419 476
Rank change year-on-year -166 +57 -15
Permanent jobs citing XenApp 273 770 908
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.33% 0.68% 0.61%
As % of the System Software category 1.76% 3.97% 3.78%
Number of salaries quoted 220 558 751
10th Percentile £24,925 £31,250 £30,250
25th Percentile £32,500 £37,500 £36,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £42,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year -15.00% +5.26% +9.20%
75th Percentile £54,531 £62,500 £59,375
90th Percentile £67,625 £73,750 £71,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £38,500 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -9.41% -5.56% +12.50%

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 15,495 19,389 24,007
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 18.61% 17.14% 16.11%
Number of salaries quoted 12,605 15,975 19,662
10th Percentile £30,000 £26,250 £26,000
25th Percentile £38,750 £35,000 £33,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +10.00% - +11.11%
75th Percentile £75,000 £70,000 £68,750
90th Percentile £90,000 £86,250 £83,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%

XenApp
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing XenApp as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for XenApp in the UK

XenApp
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing XenApp.

Salary trend for XenApp in the UK

XenApp
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing XenApp over the 6 months to 14 April 2021.

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 14 April 2021. 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 -138 254 £45,000 -10.00% 42
UK excluding London -75 178 £38,500 -9.41% 21
London -95 78 £57,500 - 21
Midlands -24 74 £40,000 +11.11% 5
Work from Home -162 49 £45,000 -28.00% 5
West Midlands -29 43 £37,500 +7.14% 5
South East +64 41 £39,750 -20.50% 3
East Midlands +12 31 £43,750 -2.78%
South West +6 27 £24,500 -34.67% 3
North of England -24 27 £45,000 - 5
North West +7 21 £45,000 -10.00% 5
East of England +4 5 £42,500 - 5
Wales +35 4 £31,000 -34.74%
North East +13 3 £51,000 +23.64%
Yorkshire -26 3 £26,500 -37.65%

For the 6 months to 14 April 2021, 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.

1 273 (100.00%) Citrix
2 239 (87.55%) VMware
3 205 (75.09%) Microsoft
4 188 (68.86%) Windows
5 177 (64.84%) Active Directory
6 165 (60.44%) VMware Infrastructure
7 164 (60.07%) Microsoft 365
8 152 (55.68%) Azure
9 149 (54.58%) XenDesktop
10 144 (52.75%) Windows Server
11 111 (40.66%) PowerShell
12 103 (37.73%) Hyper-V
13 100 (36.63%) Cisco
14 86 (31.50%) ITIL
15 81 (29.67%) DNS
16 79 (28.94%) MS Exchange
16 79 (28.94%) Veeam
17 78 (28.57%) Firewall
18 77 (28.21%) Infrastructure Engineering
19 68 (24.91%) DHCP
19 68 (24.91%) Problem-Solving
20 64 (23.44%) SAN
21 63 (23.08%) vSphere
22 62 (22.71%) NetScaler
23 59 (21.61%) TCP/IP
24 55 (20.15%) AWS
25 53 (19.41%) Microsoft Certification
26 52 (19.05%) SCCM
27 51 (18.68%) Windows Server 2008
27 51 (18.68%) Cisco Certification

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 79 (28.94%) MS Exchange
2 32 (11.72%) SharePoint
3 24 (8.79%) Exchange Server 2013
4 22 (8.06%) Exchange Server 2010
5 18 (6.59%) IIS
6 10 (3.66%) Skype for Business
7 8 (2.93%) Confluence
7 8 (2.93%) SharePoint Server
8 3 (1.10%) Exchange Server 2007
8 3 (1.10%) SharePoint 2010
9 2 (0.73%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (0.37%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 42 (15.38%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (0.73%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 164 (60.07%) Microsoft 365
2 152 (55.68%) Azure
3 55 (20.15%) AWS
4 20 (7.33%) Azure Active Directory
5 17 (6.23%) OpenShift
6 10 (3.66%) IaaS
7 8 (2.93%) Mimecast
8 6 (2.20%) PaaS
9 5 (1.83%) OneDrive
10 3 (1.10%) Cloud Computing
10 3 (1.10%) Power Platform
10 3 (1.10%) SaaS
11 2 (0.73%) Power Automate
11 2 (0.73%) PowerApps
12 1 (0.37%) GCP
12 1 (0.37%) Google Workspace
Communications & Networking
1 81 (29.67%) DNS
2 78 (28.57%) Firewall
3 68 (24.91%) DHCP
4 64 (23.44%) SAN
5 62 (22.71%) NetScaler
6 59 (21.61%) TCP/IP
7 34 (12.45%) WAN
8 32 (11.72%) VPN
9 29 (10.62%) LAN
10 22 (8.06%) NAS
11 21 (7.69%) Remote Desktop
11 21 (7.69%) VoIP
12 13 (4.76%) iSCSI
13 12 (4.40%) Wireless
14 9 (3.30%) Cisco ASA
15 8 (2.93%) Cisco IOS
15 8 (2.93%) Ethernet
15 8 (2.93%) Intranet
16 7 (2.56%) Skype
17 6 (2.20%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (8.79%) SQL Server
2 15 (5.49%) Amazon RDS
3 9 (3.30%) SQL Server 2016
4 8 (2.93%) SQL Server 2005
5 5 (1.83%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (1.10%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (0.73%) Relational Database
7 2 (0.73%) SQL Server 2019
General
1 33 (12.09%) Finance
2 26 (9.52%) Public Sector
3 23 (8.42%) Telecoms
4 13 (4.76%) Digital Economy
5 9 (3.30%) Law
6 8 (2.93%) Retail
7 7 (2.56%) Billing
8 6 (2.20%) Local Government
9 5 (1.83%) Games
10 4 (1.47%) Legal
11 2 (0.73%) Aerospace
11 2 (0.73%) Back Office
11 2 (0.73%) Banking
12 1 (0.37%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.37%) French Language
12 1 (0.37%) Housing Association
Job Titles
1 70 (25.64%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 52 (19.05%) Support Engineer
3 46 (16.85%) Analyst
4 32 (11.72%) 3rd Line Support
5 30 (10.99%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 30 (10.99%) Citrix Engineer
6 25 (9.16%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 23 (8.42%) Support Analyst
8 22 (8.06%) Citrix Support
9 21 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
10 20 (7.33%) 2nd Line Support
10 20 (7.33%) IT Engineer
10 20 (7.33%) IT Support
11 18 (6.59%) Citrix Support Engineer
11 18 (6.59%) Infrastructure Support
12 17 (6.23%) Architect
12 17 (6.23%) Design Engineer
12 17 (6.23%) Infrastructure Design Engineer
13 16 (5.86%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
13 16 (5.86%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (6.59%) LDAP
2 3 (1.10%) SAML
3 2 (0.73%) Web Services
4 1 (0.37%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 35 (12.82%) Data Centre
2 22 (8.06%) Analytical Skills
3 20 (7.33%) Replication
4 13 (4.76%) Clustering
4 13 (4.76%) Enterprise Storage
4 13 (4.76%) Management Information System
5 10 (3.66%) Self-Motivation
6 8 (2.93%) PKI
7 7 (2.56%) EMC VNX
7 7 (2.56%) Fat Client
7 7 (2.56%) Hybrid Cloud
7 7 (2.56%) Thin Client
8 4 (1.47%) Client/Server
9 3 (1.10%) Private Cloud
9 3 (1.10%) Public Cloud
10 2 (0.73%) Blackberry
10 2 (0.73%) Driving Licence
10 2 (0.73%) Fibre Optics
10 2 (0.73%) iPhone
10 2 (0.73%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 188 (68.86%) Windows
2 144 (52.75%) Windows Server
3 51 (18.68%) Windows Server 2008
3 51 (18.68%) Windows Server 2012
4 43 (15.75%) Windows Server 2016
5 35 (12.82%) Windows Server 2019
6 34 (12.45%) Windows 10
7 25 (9.16%) Linux
8 14 (5.13%) Windows 7
9 9 (3.30%) Windows Server 2003
10 8 (2.93%) Windows 8
11 6 (2.20%) Android
12 2 (0.73%) Oracle Linux
12 2 (0.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 2 (0.73%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (31.50%) ITIL
2 77 (28.21%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 68 (24.91%) Problem-Solving
4 36 (13.19%) Desktop Virtualisation
5 32 (11.72%) Disaster Recovery
6 30 (10.99%) Service Management
7 27 (9.89%) Migration
8 26 (9.52%) Problem Management
9 25 (9.16%) Project Management
10 21 (7.69%) Project Delivery
11 20 (7.33%) High Availability
11 20 (7.33%) Requirements Gathering
12 19 (6.96%) Load Balancing
13 18 (6.59%) Converged Infrastructure
14 17 (6.23%) Change Management
14 17 (6.23%) eTOM
14 17 (6.23%) ITIL V3
14 17 (6.23%) Network Virtualisation
15 16 (5.86%) Server Management
16 15 (5.49%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 111 (40.66%) PowerShell
2 48 (17.58%) SQL
3 5 (1.83%) VB
3 5 (1.83%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 53 (19.41%) Microsoft Certification
2 51 (18.68%) Cisco Certification
3 45 (16.48%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 37 (13.55%) MCSE
5 32 (11.72%) CCNA
6 28 (10.26%) Citrix Certification
7 27 (9.89%) CCNP
8 21 (7.69%) MCSA
9 11 (4.03%) Security Cleared
10 9 (3.30%) MCITP
11 7 (2.56%) CISSP
12 6 (2.20%) CCA
12 6 (2.20%) ITIL Certification
12 6 (2.20%) MCP
12 6 (2.20%) SC Cleared
13 5 (1.83%) DV Cleared
14 4 (1.47%) CompTIA Security+
15 2 (0.73%) AWS Certification
15 2 (0.73%) Degree
15 2 (0.73%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (10.62%) SLA
2 14 (5.13%) GDPR
3 2 (0.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.37%) Cyber Essentials
4 1 (0.37%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
4 1 (0.37%) ISO 22301
System Software
1 177 (64.84%) Active Directory
2 165 (60.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 149 (54.58%) XenDesktop
4 103 (37.73%) Hyper-V
5 63 (23.08%) vSphere
6 37 (13.55%) VMware ESXi
7 23 (8.42%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 23 (8.42%) Virtual Servers
8 16 (5.86%) Citrix Hypervisor
9 15 (5.49%) BitLocker
10 13 (4.76%) NFS
11 11 (4.03%) Virtual Machines
12 8 (2.93%) Virtual Desktop
13 7 (2.56%) Terminal Services
14 6 (2.20%) Firmware
14 6 (2.20%) Microsoft App-V
14 6 (2.20%) VMware Workstation
15 5 (1.83%) Forefront TMG
16 4 (1.47%) EMC RecoverPoint
17 3 (1.10%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 52 (19.05%) SCCM
2 24 (8.79%) SCOM
3 23 (8.42%) Microsoft Intune
4 22 (8.06%) Kubernetes
5 20 (7.33%) Ansible
6 18 (6.59%) HAProxy
6 18 (6.59%) vRealize
7 13 (4.76%) Backup Exec
8 12 (4.40%) Microsoft Clustering
8 12 (4.40%) Norton AntiVirus
8 12 (4.40%) XenMobile
9 10 (3.66%) WSUS
10 6 (2.20%) SCOrch
10 6 (2.20%) Single Sign-On
11 4 (1.47%) FortiGate
11 4 (1.47%) Nessus
12 3 (1.10%) NetBackup
13 2 (0.73%) BladeLogic
13 2 (0.73%) MOM
13 2 (0.73%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 273 (100.00%) Citrix
2 239 (87.55%) VMware
3 205 (75.09%) Microsoft
4 100 (36.63%) Cisco
5 79 (28.94%) Veeam
6 43 (15.75%) Dell
7 32 (11.72%) Sophos
8 30 (10.99%) F5
9 25 (9.16%) Oracle
10 24 (8.79%) HP
10 24 (8.79%) NetApp
11 21 (7.69%) IBM
12 20 (7.33%) Red Hat
13 19 (6.96%) Infoblox
14 15 (5.49%) EMC
15 14 (5.13%) CheckPoint
15 14 (5.13%) SolarWinds
16 13 (4.76%) SonicWALL
16 13 (4.76%) Symantec
17 9 (3.30%) Avaya