Period
to 12 December 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 12 December 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Citrix XenApp
UK
6 months to
12 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 431 490 451
Rank change year-on-year +59 -39 +1
Permanent jobs citing XenApp 894 946 1,173
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.67% 0.59% 0.65%
As % of the System Software category 3.91% 3.87% 5.04%
Number of salaries quoted 718 779 897
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +3.45% +2.35%
10th Percentile £28,850 £25,200 £28,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £70,250 £66,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,000 £41,500 £38,250
% change year-on-year +1.20% +8.50% -4.38%

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 22,851 24,468 23,267
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 17.17% 15.34% 12.97%
Number of salaries quoted 18,794 19,968 19,368
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.11% +5.88%
10th Percentile £25,500 £25,000 £24,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £82,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% +6.67%

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 12 December 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 12 December 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 +37 838 £45,000 -2.17% 143
UK excluding London +67 494 £42,000 +1.20% 112
London +31 363 £55,000 +9.03% 38
Midlands +133 161 £37,925 -24.15% 25
West Midlands +87 112 £37,750 -24.50% 18
North of England -16 89 £45,000 +11.11% 30
South West +46 75 £42,500 +21.43% 16
South East +11 75 £50,000 +17.65% 21
East of England +44 69 £42,500 +6.25% 13
East Midlands +55 49 £38,175 +9.07% 7
Yorkshire +5 44 £39,500 -16.84% 11
North West -20 43 £50,000 +53.85% 17
Wales +14 19 £34,000 -6.85% 4
Scotland +21 6 £47,000 -10.48% 1
North East +14 2 £35,000 +16.67% 2

For the 6 months to 12 December 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.

1 851 (95.19%) Citrix
2 751 (84.00%) Windows
3 633 (70.81%) Active Directory
4 627 (70.13%) Microsoft
5 608 (68.01%) VMware
6 496 (55.48%) Windows Server
7 470 (52.57%) Office 365
8 439 (49.11%) XenDesktop
9 395 (44.18%) VMware Infrastructure
10 342 (38.26%) Azure
11 337 (37.70%) Hyper-V
12 278 (31.10%) SCCM
13 276 (30.87%) PowerShell
14 264 (29.53%) MS Exchange
15 262 (29.31%) DNS
16 259 (28.97%) Infrastructure Engineering
17 253 (28.30%) ITIL
18 245 (27.40%) DHCP
19 228 (25.50%) Windows 10
20 214 (23.94%) Windows Server 2012
21 193 (21.59%) Cisco
22 192 (21.48%) NetScaler
23 191 (21.36%) Microsoft Certification
24 176 (19.69%) Data Centre
25 175 (19.57%) TCP/IP
26 170 (19.02%) Finance
27 168 (18.79%) AWS
28 167 (18.68%) Windows Server 2008
29 166 (18.57%) Firewall
30 162 (18.12%) MCSE

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
1 264 (29.53%) MS Exchange
2 135 (15.10%) Exchange Server 2010
3 123 (13.76%) SharePoint
4 80 (8.95%) Exchange Server 2013
5 76 (8.50%) Skype for Business
6 45 (5.03%) IIS
7 18 (2.01%) Exchange Server 2007
8 16 (1.79%) Drupal
8 16 (1.79%) SAS
9 13 (1.45%) Confluence
9 13 (1.45%) Tomcat
10 4 (0.45%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 2 (0.22%) Apache
11 2 (0.22%) SharePoint 2010
11 2 (0.22%) SharePoint 2013
11 2 (0.22%) SharePoint Server
11 2 (0.22%) WordPress
Applications
1 76 (8.50%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (0.89%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 12 (1.34%) assyst
2 7 (0.78%) Exchequer
3 4 (0.45%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.11%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 470 (52.57%) Office 365
2 342 (38.26%) Azure
3 168 (18.79%) AWS
4 81 (9.06%) Azure Active Directory
5 74 (8.28%) OneDrive
6 33 (3.69%) IaaS
7 26 (2.91%) Azure Stack
7 26 (2.91%) Mimecast
8 22 (2.46%) AWS CloudFormation
9 18 (2.01%) Amazon EC2
9 18 (2.01%) SaaS
9 18 (2.01%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 16 (1.79%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 14 (1.57%) Amazon ECS
11 14 (1.57%) AWS Lambda
11 14 (1.57%) Serverless
12 10 (1.12%) Amazon S3
13 6 (0.67%) Amazon EKS
13 6 (0.67%) PaaS
13 6 (0.67%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 262 (29.31%) DNS
2 245 (27.40%) DHCP
3 192 (21.48%) NetScaler
4 175 (19.57%) TCP/IP
5 166 (18.57%) Firewall
6 139 (15.55%) SAN
7 135 (15.10%) LAN
7 135 (15.10%) WAN
8 120 (13.42%) Skype
9 49 (5.48%) VPN
10 43 (4.81%) VLAN
11 41 (4.59%) Wireless
12 37 (4.14%) MPLS
12 37 (4.14%) Remote Desktop
13 36 (4.03%) VoIP
14 32 (3.58%) iSCSI
15 31 (3.47%) Internet
16 27 (3.02%) VSAN
17 26 (2.91%) Fibre Channel
18 24 (2.68%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 125 (13.98%) SQL Server
2 22 (2.46%) MySQL
2 22 (2.46%) PostgreSQL
2 22 (2.46%) SQL Server 2008
3 21 (2.35%) Amazon RDS
4 20 (2.24%) SQL Server 2012
5 11 (1.23%) SQL Server 2016
6 7 (0.78%) Azure SQL Database
7 6 (0.67%) Oracle Database
8 5 (0.56%) SQL Server 2014
8 5 (0.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 4 (0.45%) Data Warehouse
9 4 (0.45%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 4 (0.45%) Power BI
9 4 (0.45%) SQL Server 2005
10 3 (0.34%) Relational Database
10 3 (0.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 2 (0.22%) Oracle Database 10g
11 2 (0.22%) Oracle Database 11g
11 2 (0.22%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 26 (2.91%) Visual Studio
2 21 (2.35%) JIRA
2 21 (2.35%) MSI
3 18 (2.01%) InstallShield
4 15 (1.68%) TestRail
4 15 (1.68%) Zephyr
5 5 (0.56%) Git (software)
6 4 (0.45%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 4 (0.45%) Bitbucket
General
1 170 (19.02%) Finance
2 39 (4.36%) Banking
2 39 (4.36%) Public Sector
3 36 (4.03%) Law
4 31 (3.47%) Retail
5 25 (2.80%) Marketing
6 24 (2.68%) Telecoms
7 17 (1.90%) Manufacturing
8 16 (1.79%) Electronics
8 16 (1.79%) Legal
9 12 (1.34%) Back Office
10 10 (1.12%) Financial Institution
11 6 (0.67%) Local Government
12 5 (0.56%) Publishing
13 3 (0.34%) Advertising
14 2 (0.22%) Dutch Language
14 2 (0.22%) Games
15 1 (0.11%) French Language
15 1 (0.11%) German Language
15 1 (0.11%) Portuguese Language
Job Titles
1 213 (23.83%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 154 (17.23%) Analyst
3 109 (12.19%) Support Engineer
4 106 (11.86%) Consultant
5 89 (9.96%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 86 (9.62%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 61 (6.82%) 3rd Line Support
8 54 (6.04%) Citrix Engineer
9 46 (5.15%) Systems Engineer
10 45 (5.03%) IT Support
10 45 (5.03%) Support Analyst
11 44 (4.92%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
12 43 (4.81%) IT Engineer
13 40 (4.47%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
14 37 (4.14%) 2nd Line Support
15 32 (3.58%) Architect
15 32 (3.58%) Infrastructure Consultant
16 29 (3.24%) Administrator
16 29 (3.24%) Citrix Consultant
17 28 (3.13%) Data Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (4.14%) Web Services
2 31 (3.47%) LDAP
3 16 (1.79%) LAMP
4 14 (1.57%) JSON
5 13 (1.45%) XML
6 10 (1.12%) .NET
7 8 (0.89%) WSH
8 5 (0.56%) Windows SharePoint Services
9 3 (0.34%) COM
10 1 (0.11%) 802.1X
10 1 (0.11%) Apache Flex
10 1 (0.11%) CSS
10 1 (0.11%) HTML
10 1 (0.11%) Middleware
10 1 (0.11%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 176 (19.69%) Data Centre
2 50 (5.59%) Public Cloud
3 40 (4.47%) Analytical Skills
4 39 (4.36%) Clustering
5 35 (3.91%) Driving Licence
6 33 (3.69%) Self-Motivation
7 28 (3.13%) Fat Client
7 28 (3.13%) Thin Client
8 26 (2.91%) Management Information System
8 26 (2.91%) PKI
8 26 (2.91%) Private Cloud
8 26 (2.91%) Replication
9 22 (2.46%) User Experience
10 17 (1.90%) iPhone
10 17 (1.90%) Smartphone
11 15 (1.68%) iPad
11 15 (1.68%) Mobile Computing
12 14 (1.57%) Enterprise Cloud
13 12 (1.34%) Blackberry
14 9 (1.01%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 751 (84.00%) Windows
2 496 (55.48%) Windows Server
3 228 (25.50%) Windows 10
4 214 (23.94%) Windows Server 2012
5 167 (18.68%) Windows Server 2008
6 150 (16.78%) Linux
7 100 (11.19%) Windows 7
8 58 (6.49%) Unix
9 50 (5.59%) Mac OS
10 47 (5.26%) Windows Server 2003
11 44 (4.92%) Windows 8
12 10 (1.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 7 (0.78%) Ubuntu
14 4 (0.45%) Android
14 4 (0.45%) Mac OS X
14 4 (0.45%) Windows XP
15 3 (0.34%) CentOS
15 3 (0.34%) Solaris
16 2 (0.22%) Kali Linux
17 1 (0.11%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 259 (28.97%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 253 (28.30%) ITIL
3 92 (10.29%) Problem-Solving
4 90 (10.07%) Migration
5 81 (9.06%) Disaster Recovery
6 73 (8.17%) Project Management
7 59 (6.60%) Agile Software Development
7 59 (6.60%) Presales
8 55 (6.15%) Service Delivery
9 51 (5.70%) Mentoring
10 48 (5.37%) Patch Management
11 46 (5.15%) Change Management
12 42 (4.70%) Customer Requirements
12 42 (4.70%) Project Delivery
13 40 (4.47%) Service Management
14 39 (4.36%) Root Cause Analysis
15 38 (4.25%) Information Security
15 38 (4.25%) Proactive Monitoring
16 35 (3.91%) Application Packaging
17 34 (3.80%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 276 (30.87%) PowerShell
2 159 (17.79%) SQL
3 38 (4.25%) Python
4 24 (2.68%) JavaScript
4 24 (2.68%) VBScript
5 23 (2.57%) Bash Shell
6 21 (2.35%) PHP
7 12 (1.34%) Perl
8 4 (0.45%) C#
8 4 (0.45%) VB
8 4 (0.45%) VB.NET
9 3 (0.34%) C
10 2 (0.22%) Java
10 2 (0.22%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 191 (21.36%) Microsoft Certification
2 162 (18.12%) MCSE
3 81 (9.06%) Citrix Certification
4 74 (8.28%) MCSA
5 71 (7.94%) Cisco Certification
6 69 (7.72%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 68 (7.61%) CCNA
8 57 (6.38%) CCA
8 57 (6.38%) Degree
9 54 (6.04%) Security Cleared
10 46 (5.15%) CCNP
11 37 (4.14%) MCP
12 31 (3.47%) SC Cleared
13 23 (2.57%) DV Cleared
14 17 (1.90%) MCITP
15 13 (1.45%) RHCE
16 9 (1.01%) DBS Check
16 9 (1.01%) ITIL Certification
17 8 (0.89%) CCDA
18 6 (0.67%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 96 (10.74%) SLA
2 25 (2.80%) QA
3 22 (2.46%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 9 (1.01%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 7 (0.78%) PMO
6 4 (0.45%) COBIT
7 3 (0.34%) GDPR
8 2 (0.22%) NCSC
9 1 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 1 (0.11%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 633 (70.81%) Active Directory
2 439 (49.11%) XenDesktop
3 395 (44.18%) VMware Infrastructure
4 337 (37.70%) Hyper-V
5 132 (14.77%) vSphere
6 107 (11.97%) Microsoft App-V
7 78 (8.72%) VMware ESXi
8 46 (5.15%) Citrix Hypervisor
9 39 (4.36%) Virtual Desktop
10 37 (4.14%) Terminal Services
11 35 (3.91%) VMware NSX
12 24 (2.68%) Virtual Machines
13 22 (2.46%) Virtual Servers
14 18 (2.01%) BitLocker
15 14 (1.57%) NFS
16 11 (1.23%) Microsoft Virtual Server
17 10 (1.12%) VMware Workstation
18 8 (0.89%) VirtualBox
19 7 (0.78%) DFS Replication
19 7 (0.78%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 278 (31.10%) SCCM
2 88 (9.84%) SCOM
3 71 (7.94%) Microsoft Intune
4 56 (6.26%) WSUS
5 47 (5.26%) SCVMM
6 45 (5.03%) SCOrch
7 44 (4.92%) XenMobile
8 32 (3.58%) Backup Exec
9 30 (3.36%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
9 30 (3.36%) Nagios
10 29 (3.24%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
11 27 (3.02%) vRealize
12 22 (2.46%) Microsoft Clustering
13 19 (2.13%) Terraform
14 16 (1.79%) McAfee ePO
15 15 (1.68%) NetBackup
16 12 (1.34%) vCenter Server
17 11 (1.23%) Ansible
18 10 (1.12%) EdgeSight
19 9 (1.01%) Failover Clustering
Vendors
1 851 (95.19%) Citrix
2 627 (70.13%) Microsoft
3 608 (68.01%) VMware
4 193 (21.59%) Cisco
5 125 (13.98%) NetApp
6 109 (12.19%) HP
7 104 (11.63%) Ivanti
8 84 (9.40%) Veeam
9 78 (8.72%) Dell
10 60 (6.71%) Symantec
11 47 (5.26%) CommVault
12 46 (5.15%) Mitel
13 39 (4.36%) McAfee
14 38 (4.25%) Nimble Storage
15 36 (4.03%) 3PAR
16 32 (3.58%) SolarWinds
17 29 (3.24%) Splunk
18 28 (3.13%) EMC
18 28 (3.13%) IronPort
19 25 (2.80%) Sony