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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 4 July 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Citrix XenApp
UK
6 months to
4 Jul 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 925 704 423
Rank change year-on-year -221 -281 +43
Permanent jobs citing XenApp 348 272 496
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.19% 0.25% 0.63%
As % of the System Software category 1.08% 1.37% 3.56%
Number of salaries quoted 303 218 354
10th Percentile £32,500 £23,925 £31,250
25th Percentile £40,000 £32,625 £40,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £46,500 £41,750 £50,250
Median % change year-on-year +11.38% -16.92% +5.79%
75th Percentile £55,625 £50,000 £64,844
90th Percentile £65,000 £59,750 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +12.50% -5.88% -

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 32,272 19,923 13,921
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 17.76% 18.48% 17.63%
Number of salaries quoted 15,776 14,441 11,529
10th Percentile £28,019 £30,000 £28,000
25th Percentile £38,750 £40,000 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%
75th Percentile £79,000 £75,000 £72,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £91,250 £87,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%

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 4 July 2022.

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 4 July 2022. 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
Jobs
England -187 311 £45,000 +11.80% 34
UK excluding London -134 214 £45,000 +12.50% 27
Work from Home -192 126 £50,000 +11.11% 17
London -198 107 £52,500 - 9
North of England -48 68 £40,000 -11.11% 8
South East -61 66 £45,000 +25.00% 5
Midlands -88 47 £45,000 +12.50% 5
West Midlands -51 29 £45,000 +12.50% 5
North West -67 25 £41,000 -8.89% 4
Yorkshire -42 24 £45,000 +69.81% 1
North East +2 19 £40,000 -21.57% 3
East Midlands -63 18 £27,500 -31.25%
East of England -81 18 £35,000 -12.50% 5
Wales -33 9 £50,000 +11.11% 1
South West -46 3 £70,500 +156.36% 2
Northern Ireland - 3 £57,500 -

For the 6 months to 4 July 2022, 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.

1 346 (99.43%) Citrix
2 274 (78.74%) Windows
3 240 (68.97%) Microsoft
4 207 (59.48%) VMware
5 206 (59.20%) Active Directory
6 175 (50.29%) XenDesktop
7 149 (42.82%) VMware Infrastructure
8 146 (41.95%) Azure
9 141 (40.52%) Microsoft 365
9 141 (40.52%) Windows Server
10 121 (34.77%) PowerShell
11 110 (31.61%) ITIL
12 103 (29.60%) Social Skills
13 94 (27.01%) Change Management
14 93 (26.72%) Windows Server 2012
15 91 (26.15%) Hyper-V
16 86 (24.71%) Infrastructure Engineering
17 85 (24.43%) Windows 10
18 84 (24.14%) Finance
19 81 (23.28%) NetScaler
20 76 (21.84%) Cisco
21 74 (21.26%) SCCM
22 67 (19.25%) DNS
23 66 (18.97%) vSphere
24 65 (18.68%) DHCP
25 64 (18.39%) SAN
25 64 (18.39%) VMware ESXi
26 62 (17.82%) Firewall
27 58 (16.67%) WAN
28 55 (15.80%) LAN

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 41 (11.78%) MS Exchange
2 27 (7.76%) SharePoint
3 13 (3.74%) IIS
4 6 (1.72%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (1.15%) Exchange Server 2013
5 4 (1.15%) Skype for Business
6 1 (0.29%) Apache
6 1 (0.29%) nginx
Applications
1 33 (9.48%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (1.44%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (0.86%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.29%) Carpe Diem
Cloud Services
1 146 (41.95%) Azure
2 141 (40.52%) Microsoft 365
3 54 (15.52%) AWS
4 19 (5.46%) Cloud Computing
5 16 (4.60%) IaaS
6 12 (3.45%) Azure Active Directory
7 11 (3.16%) Nutanix
8 7 (2.01%) OneDrive
9 5 (1.44%) Mimecast
10 4 (1.15%) SaaS
11 2 (0.57%) AWS CloudFormation
11 2 (0.57%) PaaS
11 2 (0.57%) Power Automate
12 1 (0.29%) Amazon ECS
12 1 (0.29%) AWS Lambda
12 1 (0.29%) Azure Monitor
12 1 (0.29%) Power Platform
12 1 (0.29%) Rubrik
12 1 (0.29%) Serverless
12 1 (0.29%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 81 (23.28%) NetScaler
2 67 (19.25%) DNS
3 65 (18.68%) DHCP
4 64 (18.39%) SAN
5 62 (17.82%) Firewall
6 58 (16.67%) WAN
7 55 (15.80%) LAN
8 32 (9.20%) TCP/IP
9 22 (6.32%) Remote Desktop
10 21 (6.03%) Cisco ASA
11 19 (5.46%) VPN
12 18 (5.17%) Wireless
13 17 (4.89%) Fibre Channel
14 16 (4.60%) Internet
15 14 (4.02%) WLAN
16 11 (3.16%) IP Telephony
16 11 (3.16%) VLAN
17 10 (2.87%) Junos
17 10 (2.87%) Network Security
18 8 (2.30%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (8.05%) SQL Server
2 16 (4.60%) Amazon RDS
3 4 (1.15%) MySQL
4 2 (0.57%) MS Access
5 1 (0.29%) MariaDB
5 1 (0.29%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 2 (0.57%) MSI
2 1 (0.29%) InstallShield
General
1 103 (29.60%) Social Skills
2 84 (24.14%) Finance
3 22 (6.32%) Analytical Skills
4 17 (4.89%) Documentation Skills
5 15 (4.31%) Financial Institution
6 11 (3.16%) Organisational Skills
7 10 (2.87%) Advertising
7 10 (2.87%) Presentation Skills
7 10 (2.87%) Public Sector
8 9 (2.59%) Law
8 9 (2.59%) Telecoms
9 8 (2.30%) Legal
10 7 (2.01%) Manufacturing
10 7 (2.01%) Retail
11 6 (1.72%) Aviation
11 6 (1.72%) Billing
11 6 (1.72%) Inclusion and Diversity
12 4 (1.15%) Back Office
13 2 (0.57%) Banking
14 1 (0.29%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 87 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 62 (17.82%) Analyst
3 61 (17.53%) Citrix Engineer
4 31 (8.91%) Support Analyst
5 27 (7.76%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 23 (6.61%) IT Engineer
7 22 (6.32%) IT Support
7 22 (6.32%) Support Engineer
8 20 (5.75%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 20 (5.75%) Consultant
8 20 (5.75%) IT Analyst
9 17 (4.89%) 2nd Line Engineer
10 16 (4.60%) 3rd Line Support
10 16 (4.60%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
11 15 (4.31%) VMware Engineer
11 15 (4.31%) VMware Infrastructure Engineer
12 14 (4.02%) Applications Engineer
12 14 (4.02%) Citrix Consultant
12 14 (4.02%) Infrastructure Specialist
12 14 (4.02%) Wintel Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (4.89%) .NET
2 7 (2.01%) HTML
3 5 (1.44%) COM
3 5 (1.44%) SailPoint
4 3 (0.86%) SAML
5 1 (0.29%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 37 (10.63%) Data Centre
2 18 (5.17%) Self-Motivation
3 16 (4.60%) Fat Client
3 16 (4.60%) Thin Client
3 16 (4.60%) User Experience
4 13 (3.74%) Replication
5 11 (3.16%) Public Cloud
5 11 (3.16%) Smartphone
6 9 (2.59%) Video Conferencing
7 8 (2.30%) Linux Command Line
8 7 (2.01%) EMC VNX
9 6 (1.72%) Cyber Defence
9 6 (1.72%) Cyberattack
9 6 (1.72%) Device Driver
9 6 (1.72%) Spread Betting
10 5 (1.44%) Management Information System
11 3 (0.86%) Clustering
11 3 (0.86%) Hybrid Cloud
12 2 (0.57%) Housing Association
12 2 (0.57%) Legacy Systems
Operating Systems
1 274 (78.74%) Windows
2 141 (40.52%) Windows Server
3 93 (26.72%) Windows Server 2012
4 85 (24.43%) Windows 10
5 55 (15.80%) Windows Server 2016
6 46 (13.22%) Windows Server 2008
7 33 (9.48%) Windows Server 2003
8 31 (8.91%) Linux
9 27 (7.76%) Windows Server 2019
10 25 (7.18%) Windows 7
11 12 (3.45%) Unix
12 9 (2.59%) Windows XP
13 8 (2.30%) CentOS
13 8 (2.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 7 (2.01%) Mac OS
15 4 (1.15%) Windows 8
16 3 (0.86%) VMS
16 3 (0.86%) Windows 2000 Server
17 2 (0.57%) Android
18 1 (0.29%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 110 (31.61%) ITIL
2 94 (27.01%) Change Management
3 86 (24.71%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 55 (15.80%) Problem-Solving
5 49 (14.08%) Problem Management
6 36 (10.34%) Service Delivery
7 34 (9.77%) Disaster Recovery
7 34 (9.77%) Project Delivery
8 31 (8.91%) Incident Management
8 31 (8.91%) Migration
9 29 (8.33%) Task Automation
10 25 (7.18%) Project Management
11 23 (6.61%) Change Control
12 19 (5.46%) Mathematics
13 18 (5.17%) Patch Management
13 18 (5.17%) Strategic Roadmap
14 17 (4.89%) Antivirus Management
14 17 (4.89%) High Availability
15 16 (4.60%) Line Management
16 15 (4.31%) IT Strategy
Programming Languages
1 121 (34.77%) PowerShell
2 37 (10.63%) SQL
3 19 (5.46%) VBScript
4 15 (4.31%) C#
4 15 (4.31%) VB
4 15 (4.31%) VB.NET
5 10 (2.87%) Python
6 9 (2.59%) JavaScript
7 2 (0.57%) C
8 1 (0.29%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.29%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 49 (14.08%) Microsoft Certification
2 41 (11.78%) Citrix Certification
3 31 (8.91%) MCSE
4 29 (8.33%) Degree
5 28 (8.05%) CCA
6 18 (5.17%) Cisco Certification
7 17 (4.89%) CCNA
8 16 (4.60%) MCITP
9 14 (4.02%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 12 (3.45%) SC Cleared
10 12 (3.45%) Security Cleared
11 11 (3.16%) JNCIA
12 10 (2.87%) ITIL Certification
13 9 (2.59%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 6 (1.72%) DV Cleared
15 4 (1.15%) MCSA
16 3 (0.86%) A+ Certification
16 3 (0.86%) MCP
16 3 (0.86%) MOS
16 3 (0.86%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (11.78%) SLA
2 4 (1.15%) QA
3 1 (0.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 206 (59.20%) Active Directory
2 175 (50.29%) XenDesktop
3 149 (42.82%) VMware Infrastructure
4 91 (26.15%) Hyper-V
5 66 (18.97%) vSphere
6 64 (18.39%) VMware ESXi
7 27 (7.76%) Citrix Hypervisor
7 27 (7.76%) Microsoft App-V
8 20 (5.75%) Terminal Services
9 16 (4.60%) Virtual Desktop
10 7 (2.01%) EMC RecoverPoint
11 4 (1.15%) Virtual Servers
11 4 (1.15%) VirtualBox
12 3 (0.86%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 2 (0.57%) Firmware
13 2 (0.57%) Xen
14 1 (0.29%) Docker
14 1 (0.29%) NFS
14 1 (0.29%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 74 (21.26%) SCCM
2 29 (8.33%) Microsoft Intune
3 21 (6.03%) Ansible
3 21 (6.03%) WSUS
4 15 (4.31%) NetBackup
5 14 (4.02%) IBM BigFix
6 11 (3.16%) SCOM
6 11 (3.16%) Terraform
6 11 (3.16%) ZABBIX
7 10 (2.87%) Active Directory Federation Services
8 9 (2.59%) Rundeck
9 8 (2.30%) EdgeSight
9 8 (2.30%) FortiGate
9 8 (2.30%) Norton AntiVirus
10 7 (2.01%) XenMobile
11 6 (1.72%) Puppet
12 3 (0.86%) vCenter Server
13 2 (0.57%) AirWatch
13 2 (0.57%) Failover Clustering
13 2 (0.57%) Nagios
Vendors
1 346 (99.43%) Citrix
2 240 (68.97%) Microsoft
3 207 (59.48%) VMware
4 76 (21.84%) Cisco
5 35 (10.06%) Ivanti
6 34 (9.77%) HP
6 34 (9.77%) Veeam
7 23 (6.61%) IBM
8 16 (4.60%) NetApp
9 14 (4.02%) Brocade
9 14 (4.02%) Red Hat
9 14 (4.02%) Trend Micro
9 14 (4.02%) Veritas
10 13 (3.74%) Dell
10 13 (3.74%) Juniper
11 12 (3.45%) Symantec
12 11 (3.16%) CheckPoint
12 11 (3.16%) SolarWinds
13 9 (2.59%) F5
13 9 (2.59%) Zerto