Period
to 16 August 2017

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 16 August 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Citrix XenApp
UK
6 months to
16 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 452 358 337
Rank change year-on-year -94 -21 -23
Permanent jobs citing XenApp 1146 1726 2064
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.65% 0.87% 0.95%
As % of the System Software category 5.11% 6.98% 8.11%
Number of salaries quoted 916 1531 1753
UK median annual salary £43,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.18% +6.25% -5.88%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £39,250 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year -1.88% +3.90% -6.10%

XenApp is in the system software skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills.

System Software Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 22436 24742 25463
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 12.70% 12.49% 11.72%
Number of salaries quoted 18919 20975 21054
UK median annual salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.71% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £24,000 £23,000 £23,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £71,250 £65,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £38,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +1.33% - +7.14%

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 16 August 2017.

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 16 August 2017. 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 -94 1078 £43,500 +2.35% 72
London -12 577 £50,000 +5.26% 30
UK excluding London -140 552 £39,250 -1.88% 50
North of England -60 168 £35,000 -11.39% 14
South East -98 166 £40,000 -5.88% 12
North West -48 99 £37,000 -2.63% 8
East of England -67 71 £45,000 -10.00% 4
Yorkshire -31 62 £40,000 +2.56% 3
Midlands -51 53 £36,000 - 7
South West -43 41 £34,000 +6.25% 5
West Midlands -36 36 £36,250 +3.57% 5
Scotland +24 31 £57,500 +59.72% 4
Wales +5 20 £40,000 -5.88% 4
East Midlands -10 17 £35,000 -2.78% 2
North East +19 8 £20,000 -50.62% 3
Northern Ireland -20 2 £28,000 -44.00%

For the 6 months to 16 August 2017, IT jobs citing XenApp also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for XenApp.

1 1107 (96.60%) Citrix
2 968 (84.47%) Windows
3 834 (72.77%) Active Directory
4 811 (70.77%) VMware
5 766 (66.84%) Microsoft
6 587 (51.22%) MS Exchange
7 546 (47.64%) Windows Server
8 533 (46.51%) XenDesktop
9 431 (37.61%) VMware Infrastructure
10 417 (36.39%) Windows Server 2012
11 403 (35.17%) Windows Server 2008
12 376 (32.81%) ITIL
13 341 (29.76%) SCCM
14 331 (28.88%) Windows 7
15 329 (28.71%) Exchange Server 2010
16 324 (28.27%) Cisco
17 320 (27.92%) DNS
18 311 (27.14%) SAN
19 308 (26.88%) Hyper-V
20 296 (25.83%) Office 365
21 284 (24.78%) Microsoft Certification
22 277 (24.17%) DHCP
23 272 (23.73%) Microsoft Office
24 266 (23.21%) Finance
25 229 (19.98%) MCSE
26 227 (19.81%) Firewall
27 212 (18.50%) SQL Server
28 205 (17.89%) Skype for Business
29 203 (17.71%) SQL
30 202 (17.63%) Exchange Server 2013

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
1 587 (51.22%) MS Exchange
2 329 (28.71%) Exchange Server 2010
3 205 (17.89%) Skype for Business
4 202 (17.63%) Exchange Server 2013
5 89 (7.77%) SharePoint
6 76 (6.63%) Exchange Server 2007
7 64 (5.58%) IIS
8 41 (3.58%) Exchange Server 2003
9 32 (2.79%) Apache
10 28 (2.44%) Tomcat
11 26 (2.27%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 20 (1.75%) SharePoint 2013
13 16 (1.40%) OpenStack
14 12 (1.05%) SAS
14 12 (1.05%) SharePoint 2010
15 10 (0.87%) WebSphere
16 5 (0.44%) IBM Notes
17 3 (0.26%) Confluence
18 2 (0.17%) CMS
18 2 (0.17%) nginx
Applications
1 272 (23.73%) Microsoft Office
2 27 (2.36%) Microsoft Excel
3 8 (0.70%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 5 (0.44%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.087%) AutoCAD
5 1 (0.087%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.087%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.087%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 9 (0.79%) Dynamics CRM
1 9 (0.79%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (0.35%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.087%) Bloomberg TOMS
3 1 (0.087%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.087%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.087%) Eikon
3 1 (0.087%) Markit EDM
3 1 (0.087%) SAP Business One
3 1 (0.087%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 296 (25.83%) Office 365
2 128 (11.17%) Microsoft Azure
3 116 (10.12%) IaaS
4 74 (6.46%) Amazon AWS
5 25 (2.18%) Mimecast
6 19 (1.66%) PaaS
7 17 (1.48%) Cloud Computing
8 9 (0.79%) OneDrive
9 6 (0.52%) SaaS
10 5 (0.44%) Amazon EC2
10 5 (0.44%) Amazon S3
11 4 (0.35%) Azure Active Directory
12 3 (0.26%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 3 (0.26%) Amazon ELB
12 3 (0.26%) AWS CloudFormation
12 3 (0.26%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 2 (0.17%) Akamai
13 2 (0.17%) Google Cloud Platform
13 2 (0.17%) Yammer
14 1 (0.087%) iTunes
Communications & Networking
1 320 (27.92%) DNS
2 311 (27.14%) SAN
3 277 (24.17%) DHCP
4 227 (19.81%) Firewall
5 183 (15.97%) LAN
6 182 (15.88%) WAN
7 162 (14.14%) Skype
8 132 (11.52%) NetScaler
9 123 (10.73%) TCP/IP
10 90 (7.85%) VPN
11 65 (5.67%) VLAN
12 52 (4.54%) Remote Desktop
13 51 (4.45%) Cisco ASA
14 50 (4.36%) NAS
15 48 (4.19%) MPLS
16 47 (4.10%) iSCSI
17 38 (3.32%) VoIP
18 34 (2.97%) Wireless
19 27 (2.36%) Network Security
20 23 (2.01%) Cisco PIX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 212 (18.50%) SQL Server
2 61 (5.32%) SQL Server 2008
3 59 (5.15%) SQL Server 2012
4 38 (3.32%) SQL Server 2005
5 25 (2.18%) MySQL
6 22 (1.92%) SQL Server 2014
7 13 (1.13%) Azure SQL Database
8 10 (0.87%) Relational Database
9 7 (0.61%) SQL Server 2016
10 5 (0.44%) Amazon RDS
11 2 (0.17%) Oracle Database
12 1 (0.087%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 13 (1.13%) MSI
2 4 (0.35%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (0.35%) Visual Studio
3 3 (0.26%) JIRA
4 2 (0.17%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.087%) AdminStudio
5 1 (0.087%) InstallShield
General
1 266 (23.21%) Finance
2 136 (11.87%) Banking
3 91 (7.94%) Retail
4 87 (7.59%) Investment Banking
5 85 (7.42%) Retail Banking
6 41 (3.58%) Telecoms
7 28 (2.44%) Back Office
7 28 (2.44%) Legal
8 26 (2.27%) Manufacturing
9 23 (2.01%) Law
10 20 (1.75%) Marketing
11 14 (1.22%) Electronics
12 10 (0.87%) Advertising
13 5 (0.44%) French Language
14 4 (0.35%) Financial Institution
14 4 (0.35%) Games
15 2 (0.17%) German Language
15 2 (0.17%) Italian Language
15 2 (0.17%) Local Government
16 1 (0.087%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 251 (21.90%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 205 (17.89%) Support Engineer
3 197 (17.19%) Analyst
4 160 (13.96%) Citrix Engineer
5 136 (11.87%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 114 (9.95%) Support Analyst
7 107 (9.34%) Citrix Support
8 96 (8.38%) IT Engineer
9 93 (8.12%) IT Support
10 91 (7.94%) 3rd Line Support
11 82 (7.16%) Infrastructure Support
12 76 (6.63%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
13 70 (6.11%) Windows Engineer
14 68 (5.93%) Desktop Support
15 67 (5.85%) Citrix Support Engineer
16 64 (5.58%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
16 64 (5.58%) Systems Engineer
17 62 (5.41%) VMware Engineer
18 59 (5.15%) Infrastructure Analyst
19 55 (4.80%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (2.09%) Web Services
2 12 (1.05%) Software Packaging
3 9 (0.79%) LAMP
4 7 (0.61%) .NET
5 5 (0.44%) XMPP
6 2 (0.17%) Flash
6 2 (0.17%) XML
7 1 (0.087%) EDI
7 1 (0.087%) MAPI
7 1 (0.087%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 149 (13.00%) Data Centre
2 120 (10.47%) Blackberry
3 99 (8.64%) User Experience
4 44 (3.84%) Clustering
5 38 (3.32%) Fat Client
5 38 (3.32%) Thin Client
6 37 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
7 35 (3.05%) Management Information System
8 26 (2.27%) Computer Science
9 25 (2.18%) HP Storage
10 22 (1.92%) FlexPod
11 21 (1.83%) Public Cloud
11 21 (1.83%) Replication
12 20 (1.75%) Driving Licence
13 13 (1.13%) Hybrid Cloud
13 13 (1.13%) iPad
13 13 (1.13%) RSA SecurID
14 12 (1.05%) EMC VNX
14 12 (1.05%) iPhone
15 10 (0.87%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 968 (84.47%) Windows
2 546 (47.64%) Windows Server
3 417 (36.39%) Windows Server 2012
4 403 (35.17%) Windows Server 2008
5 331 (28.88%) Windows 7
6 181 (15.79%) Linux
7 173 (15.10%) Windows 10
8 116 (10.12%) Windows Server 2003
9 103 (8.99%) Windows 8
10 98 (8.55%) Apple iOS
11 97 (8.46%) Android
12 96 (8.38%) Mac OS X
13 38 (3.32%) Unix
13 38 (3.32%) Windows XP
14 14 (1.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 13 (1.13%) Ubuntu
16 12 (1.05%) Solaris
17 11 (0.96%) Mac OS
18 8 (0.70%) CentOS
19 6 (0.52%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 376 (32.81%) ITIL
2 119 (10.38%) Service Management
3 107 (9.34%) Asset Management
4 88 (7.68%) Wealth Management
5 87 (7.59%) Service Delivery
6 84 (7.33%) Disaster Recovery
7 64 (5.58%) Mentoring
8 63 (5.50%) Problem Management
9 54 (4.71%) Migration
10 53 (4.62%) Project Management
11 50 (4.36%) Presales
12 48 (4.19%) Change Management
13 47 (4.10%) Application Packaging
14 46 (4.01%) Performance Management
15 40 (3.49%) Root Cause Analysis
16 39 (3.40%) Knowledge Management
16 39 (3.40%) Load Balancing
17 29 (2.53%) Incident Management
18 28 (2.44%) Change Control
19 27 (2.36%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 203 (17.71%) SQL
2 181 (15.79%) PowerShell
3 12 (1.05%) VB
4 11 (0.96%) Bash Shell
4 11 (0.96%) C
5 10 (0.87%) VBScript
6 9 (0.79%) AWK
6 9 (0.79%) sed
7 6 (0.52%) Java
7 6 (0.52%) Python
7 6 (0.52%) VBA
8 4 (0.35%) C#
8 4 (0.35%) JavaScript
8 4 (0.35%) Shell Script
9 3 (0.26%) C++
9 3 (0.26%) Perl
10 2 (0.17%) PHP
Qualifications
1 284 (24.78%) Microsoft Certification
2 229 (19.98%) MCSE
3 183 (15.97%) Citrix Certification
4 158 (13.79%) CCA
5 90 (7.85%) Cisco Certification
6 89 (7.77%) Degree
7 80 (6.98%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 74 (6.46%) CCNA
9 45 (3.93%) MCSA
10 36 (3.14%) MCITP
11 34 (2.97%) CCNP
12 29 (2.53%) MCP
13 23 (2.01%) ITIL Certification
14 16 (1.40%) Computer Science Degree
15 13 (1.13%) Security Cleared
16 12 (1.05%) CCAA
16 12 (1.05%) VCP5
17 11 (0.96%) CCEA
18 10 (0.87%) MCDST
19 9 (0.79%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 81 (7.07%) SLA
2 14 (1.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 11 (0.96%) PCI DSS
4 6 (0.52%) QA
5 4 (0.35%) ISO 9001
5 4 (0.35%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 2 (0.17%) BS25999
6 2 (0.17%) SSAE 16
7 1 (0.087%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.087%) GDPR
7 1 (0.087%) ISO 22301
7 1 (0.087%) PMO
System Software
1 834 (72.77%) Active Directory
2 533 (46.51%) XenDesktop
3 431 (37.61%) VMware Infrastructure
4 308 (26.88%) Hyper-V
5 167 (14.57%) vSphere
6 125 (10.91%) VMware ESXi
7 100 (8.73%) XenServer
8 96 (8.38%) Microsoft App-V
9 50 (4.36%) Terminal Services
10 26 (2.27%) VMware Workstation
11 24 (2.09%) Virtual Desktop
11 24 (2.09%) Virtual Machines
12 20 (1.75%) VirtualBox
13 19 (1.66%) Citrix Presentation Server
14 18 (1.57%) Virtual Servers
15 17 (1.48%) KVM
16 16 (1.40%) vCloud
17 15 (1.31%) NFS
18 12 (1.05%) Microsoft Virtual Server
19 11 (0.96%) Xen
Systems Management
1 341 (29.76%) SCCM
2 102 (8.90%) SCOM
3 92 (8.03%) AirWatch
4 72 (6.28%) WSUS
5 37 (3.23%) Backup Exec
6 29 (2.53%) EdgeSight
6 29 (2.53%) XenMobile
7 28 (2.44%) Cisco UCCX
8 26 (2.27%) Norton AntiVirus
9 25 (2.18%) Microsoft Clustering
10 21 (1.83%) Nagios
10 21 (1.83%) vCenter Server
11 20 (1.75%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
12 18 (1.57%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
13 17 (1.48%) ThinApp
14 16 (1.40%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
15 14 (1.22%) ZABBIX
16 13 (1.13%) Cisco CUCM
17 12 (1.05%) NetBackup
17 12 (1.05%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1107 (96.60%) Citrix
2 811 (70.77%) VMware
3 766 (66.84%) Microsoft
4 324 (28.27%) Cisco
5 189 (16.49%) HP
6 165 (14.40%) AppSense
7 148 (12.91%) NetApp
8 136 (11.87%) McAfee
9 133 (11.61%) Apple
10 90 (7.85%) ServiceNow
11 79 (6.89%) Dell
12 69 (6.02%) Symantec
13 66 (5.76%) Veeam
14 58 (5.06%) IBM
15 54 (4.71%) EMC
16 47 (4.10%) SolarWinds
17 44 (3.84%) CommVault
18 42 (3.66%) CheckPoint
19 37 (3.23%) Dell Compellent
19 37 (3.23%) F5