Period
to 30 May 2020

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 30 May 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Citrix XenApp
UK
6 months to
30 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 418 490 471
Rank change year-on-year +72 -19 -15
Permanent jobs citing XenApp 603 859 1,101
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.67% 0.60% 0.64%
As % of the System Software category 3.88% 3.62% 4.52%
Number of salaries quoted 464 752 877
Median annual salary £53,750 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.16% +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £66,250 £66,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +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 15,551 23,761 24,340
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 17.34% 16.54% 14.10%
Number of salaries quoted 12,622 19,398 19,718
Median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +11.76%
10th Percentile £27,500 £25,750 £25,000
90th Percentile £87,500 £85,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.66% +9.33%

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 30 May 2020.

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 30 May 2020. 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 +55 557 £51,500 +8.42% 26
UK excluding London +44 301 £42,500 - 32
London +71 265 £61,000 +16.19% 1
Midlands +69 99 £37,500 -9.64% 4
Work from Home +83 82 £62,500 +13.64% 1
North of England +91 77 £42,500 -5.56% 12
West Midlands +64 75 £37,500 -11.76% 4
South East +58 50 £48,750 +0.52% 5
North West +82 45 £45,000 +20.00% 6
East of England +70 41 £42,500 +13.33% 2
Yorkshire +67 28 £43,250 -3.89% 4
South West +39 25 £35,000 -25.53% 2
East Midlands +53 24 £52,500 +36.36%
Scotland +60 5 £46,820 +33.77% 2
North East +20 4 £40,000 +29.03% 2
Wales 0 2 £20,875 -44.52% 4
Northern Ireland - 2 - - 1

For the 6 months to 30 May 2020, 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.

1 598 (99.17%) Citrix
2 517 (85.74%) Windows
3 463 (76.78%) Microsoft
4 391 (64.84%) VMware
5 378 (62.69%) Active Directory
6 371 (61.53%) XenDesktop
7 336 (55.72%) Office 365
8 333 (55.22%) Windows Server
9 275 (45.61%) VMware Infrastructure
10 242 (40.13%) Azure
11 213 (35.32%) PowerShell
12 212 (35.16%) SCCM
13 180 (29.85%) MS Exchange
14 176 (29.19%) NetScaler
15 170 (28.19%) Infrastructure Engineering
16 156 (25.87%) Hyper-V
17 139 (23.05%) Firewall
18 134 (22.22%) Windows 10
19 133 (22.06%) DNS
20 129 (21.39%) DHCP
21 124 (20.56%) ITIL
22 121 (20.07%) Finance
22 121 (20.07%) Windows Server 2012
23 111 (18.41%) vSphere
24 106 (17.58%) SQL Server
25 105 (17.41%) Cisco
25 105 (17.41%) Problem-Solving
25 105 (17.41%) Windows Server 2016
26 104 (17.25%) AWS
27 102 (16.92%) Exchange Server 2010

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
1 180 (29.85%) MS Exchange
2 102 (16.92%) Exchange Server 2010
3 64 (10.61%) Exchange Server 2013
4 45 (7.46%) SharePoint
5 26 (4.31%) Skype for Business
6 14 (2.32%) IIS
7 10 (1.66%) Drupal
8 8 (1.33%) Tomcat
9 6 (1.00%) SAS
10 4 (0.66%) SharePoint 2010
11 2 (0.33%) Exchange Server 2007
12 1 (0.17%) Confluence
12 1 (0.17%) Exchange Server 2000
12 1 (0.17%) Exchange Server 2003
12 1 (0.17%) WordPress
Applications
1 53 (8.79%) Microsoft Office
2 15 (2.49%) Microsoft Excel
3 11 (1.82%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (0.50%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.17%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 1 (0.17%) Elite 3E
1 1 (0.17%) Faxination
Cloud Services
1 336 (55.72%) Office 365
2 242 (40.13%) Azure
3 104 (17.25%) AWS
4 39 (6.47%) Azure Active Directory
5 20 (3.32%) IaaS
6 15 (2.49%) Amazon EC2
7 14 (2.32%) Mimecast
8 10 (1.66%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 10 (1.66%) AWS CloudFormation
8 10 (1.66%) Azure ExpressRoute
8 10 (1.66%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 9 (1.49%) Slack
10 7 (1.16%) OneDrive
11 6 (1.00%) Amazon ELB
11 6 (1.00%) Amazon S3
11 6 (1.00%) SaaS
12 4 (0.66%) Amazon ECS
12 4 (0.66%) AWS Lambda
12 4 (0.66%) Cloud Computing
12 4 (0.66%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 176 (29.19%) NetScaler
2 139 (23.05%) Firewall
3 133 (22.06%) DNS
4 129 (21.39%) DHCP
5 100 (16.58%) SAN
6 86 (14.26%) VPN
7 84 (13.93%) TCP/IP
8 72 (11.94%) WAN
9 54 (8.96%) LAN
10 36 (5.97%) iSCSI
11 31 (5.14%) VLAN
12 30 (4.98%) Skype
13 29 (4.81%) Remote Desktop
14 24 (3.98%) VoIP
15 22 (3.65%) Cisco ASA
15 22 (3.65%) VSAN
16 20 (3.32%) Internet
17 18 (2.99%) Wi-Fi
18 16 (2.65%) Cisco ISE
19 15 (2.49%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 106 (17.58%) SQL Server
2 44 (7.30%) SQL Server 2016
3 38 (6.30%) SQL Server 2012
4 19 (3.15%) SQL Server 2008
5 18 (2.99%) SQL Server 2014
6 13 (2.16%) Amazon RDS
7 10 (1.66%) MySQL
7 10 (1.66%) PostgreSQL
8 5 (0.83%) Oracle Database
9 2 (0.33%) Crystal Reports
10 1 (0.17%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 16 (2.65%) JIRA
2 9 (1.49%) Bitbucket
2 9 (1.49%) Octopus Deploy
3 3 (0.50%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.17%) MSI
4 1 (0.17%) TestRail
4 1 (0.17%) Zephyr
General
1 121 (20.07%) Finance
2 29 (4.81%) Banking
3 24 (3.98%) Public Sector
4 19 (3.15%) Law
5 17 (2.82%) Telecoms
6 15 (2.49%) Legal
7 13 (2.16%) Retail
8 6 (1.00%) Advertising
8 6 (1.00%) Back Office
9 5 (0.83%) Manufacturing
10 4 (0.66%) Aerospace
10 4 (0.66%) Marketing
10 4 (0.66%) Retail Banking
11 3 (0.50%) Housing Association
11 3 (0.50%) Publishing
12 1 (0.17%) Dutch Language
12 1 (0.17%) French Language
12 1 (0.17%) German Language
12 1 (0.17%) Portuguese Language
12 1 (0.17%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 138 (22.89%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 74 (12.27%) Analyst
3 71 (11.77%) Citrix Engineer
4 68 (11.28%) Consultant
5 53 (8.79%) Systems Engineer
6 42 (6.97%) IT Engineer
7 41 (6.80%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 41 (6.80%) Administrator
7 41 (6.80%) Support Analyst
8 40 (6.63%) Systems Administrator
9 38 (6.30%) Citrix Consultant
10 35 (5.80%) IT Support
11 33 (5.47%) Infrastructure Analyst
12 29 (4.81%) Support Engineer
13 28 (4.64%) Citrix Infrastructure Engineer
14 27 (4.48%) Infrastructure Support
15 24 (3.98%) Technical Consultant
16 23 (3.81%) 3rd Line Support
16 23 (3.81%) Wintel Administrator
16 23 (3.81%) Wintel Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (3.65%) WSH
2 19 (3.15%) LDAP
3 15 (2.49%) Web Services
4 10 (1.66%) LAMP
5 8 (1.33%) SAML
6 7 (1.16%) .NET
7 4 (0.66%) JSON
8 3 (0.50%) COM
9 1 (0.17%) Middleware
9 1 (0.17%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 94 (15.59%) Data Centre
2 36 (5.97%) User Experience
3 34 (5.64%) Analytical Skills
4 26 (4.31%) Self-Motivation
5 25 (4.15%) Clustering
5 25 (4.15%) Management Information System
6 22 (3.65%) Replication
7 21 (3.48%) Enterprise Storage
8 20 (3.32%) Driving Licence
9 15 (2.49%) EMC VNX
10 14 (2.32%) CMDB
11 13 (2.16%) Public Cloud
12 10 (1.66%) PKI
13 9 (1.49%) Smartphone
14 8 (1.33%) Reinsurance
15 7 (1.16%) Blackberry
16 6 (1.00%) Data Protection Act
17 5 (0.83%) Video Conferencing
18 4 (0.66%) Enterprise Cloud
18 4 (0.66%) Microsoft Licensing
Operating Systems
1 517 (85.74%) Windows
2 333 (55.22%) Windows Server
3 134 (22.22%) Windows 10
4 121 (20.07%) Windows Server 2012
5 105 (17.41%) Windows Server 2016
6 73 (12.11%) Windows Server 2008
7 70 (11.61%) Linux
8 48 (7.96%) Windows 7
9 45 (7.46%) Windows Server 2019
10 26 (4.31%) Unix
11 24 (3.98%) Windows Server 2003
12 14 (2.32%) Mac OS
13 13 (2.16%) Windows 8
14 9 (1.49%) Oracle Linux
15 8 (1.33%) CentOS
16 4 (0.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 4 (0.66%) Solaris
17 3 (0.50%) HPUX
17 3 (0.50%) Ubuntu
18 2 (0.33%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 170 (28.19%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 124 (20.56%) ITIL
3 105 (17.41%) Problem-Solving
4 58 (9.62%) Change Management
5 51 (8.46%) Problem Management
6 48 (7.96%) Migration
6 48 (7.96%) Server Management
7 47 (7.79%) Project Delivery
8 45 (7.46%) Project Management
9 37 (6.14%) Disaster Recovery
10 35 (5.80%) Patch Management
10 35 (5.80%) Virtual Environments
11 32 (5.31%) Line Management
12 31 (5.14%) Information Security
12 31 (5.14%) Presales
13 26 (4.31%) Commercial Awareness
13 26 (4.31%) Root Cause Analysis
14 25 (4.15%) DevOps
14 25 (4.15%) Load Balancing
14 25 (4.15%) Server Hardening
Programming Languages
1 213 (35.32%) PowerShell
2 84 (13.93%) SQL
3 42 (6.97%) VBScript
4 19 (3.15%) Python
5 16 (2.65%) Bash Shell
6 8 (1.33%) Perl
7 2 (0.33%) JavaScript
7 2 (0.33%) PHP
7 2 (0.33%) VB.NET
7 2 (0.33%) VBA
8 1 (0.17%) C
8 1 (0.17%) VB
Qualifications
1 83 (13.76%) Microsoft Certification
2 64 (10.61%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 49 (8.13%) MCSE
4 48 (7.96%) MCSA
5 34 (5.64%) Citrix Certification
6 20 (3.32%) CCA
6 20 (3.32%) Degree
7 10 (1.66%) CCNA
7 10 (1.66%) Cisco Certification
8 9 (1.49%) ITIL Certification
8 9 (1.49%) MCP
9 7 (1.16%) Security Cleared
10 5 (0.83%) Computer Science Degree
10 5 (0.83%) MCITP
11 4 (0.66%) DV Cleared
11 4 (0.66%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 4 (0.66%) SC Cleared
12 2 (0.33%) DBS Check
13 1 (0.17%) APMP
13 1 (0.17%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 49 (8.13%) SLA
2 26 (4.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 23 (3.81%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 21 (3.48%) BS25999
5 14 (2.32%) QA
6 10 (1.66%) GDPR
7 1 (0.17%) NCSC
7 1 (0.17%) PMO
System Software
1 378 (62.69%) Active Directory
2 371 (61.53%) XenDesktop
3 275 (45.61%) VMware Infrastructure
4 156 (25.87%) Hyper-V
5 111 (18.41%) vSphere
6 74 (12.27%) VMware ESXi
7 66 (10.95%) Citrix Hypervisor
8 39 (6.47%) Microsoft App-V
9 34 (5.64%) Virtual Desktop
10 29 (4.81%) Terminal Server
11 26 (4.31%) VMware NSX
12 25 (4.15%) BitLocker
13 24 (3.98%) NFS
14 18 (2.99%) Virtual Machines
15 14 (2.32%) Virtual Servers
16 9 (1.49%) Xen
17 6 (1.00%) vCloud
18 5 (0.83%) Firmware
19 4 (0.66%) Citrix Presentation Server
19 4 (0.66%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 212 (35.16%) SCCM
2 54 (8.96%) Backup Exec
2 54 (8.96%) SCOM
3 44 (7.30%) XenMobile
4 34 (5.64%) Microsoft Intune
5 28 (4.64%) vCenter Server
6 15 (2.49%) Microsoft Clustering
6 15 (2.49%) SCVMM
6 15 (2.49%) Terraform
7 14 (2.32%) Avamar
7 14 (2.32%) Norton AntiVirus
8 13 (2.16%) vRealize
9 11 (1.82%) Puppet
10 9 (1.49%) Grafana
10 9 (1.49%) Jamf Pro
11 8 (1.33%) NetBackup
11 8 (1.33%) WSUS
12 7 (1.16%) McAfee ePO
12 7 (1.16%) Nagios
12 7 (1.16%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 598 (99.17%) Citrix
2 463 (76.78%) Microsoft
3 391 (64.84%) VMware
4 105 (17.41%) Cisco
5 86 (14.26%) Veeam
6 71 (11.77%) HP
7 68 (11.28%) NetApp
8 66 (10.95%) Dell
9 48 (7.96%) EMC
10 47 (7.79%) Ivanti
11 36 (5.97%) Sophos
12 35 (5.80%) Symantec
13 32 (5.31%) Juniper
14 22 (3.65%) McAfee
15 21 (3.48%) SolarWinds
16 20 (3.32%) AppDynamics
17 19 (3.15%) EqualLogic
17 19 (3.15%) Palo Alto
18 17 (2.82%) F5
19 16 (2.65%) CheckPoint