Period
to 18 January 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 18 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Citrix XenApp
UK
6 months to
18 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 505 448 445
Rank change year-on-year -57 -3 -38
Permanent jobs citing XenApp 829 1,149 1,179
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.55% 0.66% 0.66%
As % of the System Software category 3.53% 5.04% 5.41%
Number of salaries quoted 688 883 1,039
UK median annual salary £47,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.59% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £28,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £71,250 £62,500 £62,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -2.60%

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 23,492 22,780 21,802
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 15.51% 13.10% 12.30%
Number of salaries quoted 19,120 18,967 18,111
UK median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £25,364 £24,000 £23,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% 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 18 January 2019.

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 18 January 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 -21 805 £47,500 +7.34% 111
UK excluding London -13 431 £42,500 +6.25% 74
London -55 380 £51,500 +3.00% 42
North of England +33 137 £42,500 +13.33% 15
South East +31 106 £46,250 +18.59% 13
North West +38 79 £35,500 -17.44% 7
East of England +61 72 £38,000 -27.62% 9
Midlands -2 67 £50,000 +25.00% 17
West Midlands +6 57 £50,000 +25.00% 12
Yorkshire +3 53 £47,000 +17.50% 6
South West +42 37 £35,000 +7.69% 15
Wales -18 11 £36,500 -8.75% 3
East Midlands +6 10 £40,000 +16.79% 5
North East -1 5 £30,000 -14.29% 2
Scotland -14 3 £41,250 -28.26% 1
Northern Ireland -12 1 - -

For the 6 months to 18 January 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.

1 793 (95.66%) Citrix
2 680 (82.03%) Windows
3 612 (73.82%) Active Directory
4 554 (66.83%) Microsoft
5 542 (65.38%) VMware
6 424 (51.15%) XenDesktop
7 408 (49.22%) Windows Server
8 331 (39.93%) VMware Infrastructure
9 308 (37.15%) Office 365
10 259 (31.24%) SCCM
11 251 (30.28%) ITIL
12 246 (29.67%) Windows Server 2008
13 238 (28.71%) Microsoft Azure
14 235 (28.35%) Windows 10
15 228 (27.50%) DNS
16 215 (25.93%) Hyper-V
17 206 (24.85%) MS Exchange
18 204 (24.61%) PowerShell
19 200 (24.13%) DHCP
20 196 (23.64%) NetScaler
21 191 (23.04%) Windows 7
22 189 (22.80%) Windows Server 2012
23 188 (22.68%) Infrastructure Engineering
24 176 (21.23%) Cisco
25 167 (20.14%) SAN
26 157 (18.94%) Finance
27 142 (17.13%) Firewall
28 139 (16.77%) Microsoft Certification
29 137 (16.53%) SQL
30 127 (15.32%) SQL Server

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
1 206 (24.85%) MS Exchange
2 107 (12.91%) Exchange Server 2010
3 74 (8.93%) SharePoint
4 73 (8.81%) Exchange Server 2013
5 64 (7.72%) Skype for Business
6 42 (5.07%) IIS
7 21 (2.53%) Exchange Server 2003
8 15 (1.81%) Exchange Server 2007
9 12 (1.45%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 8 (0.97%) WordPress
11 7 (0.84%) Tomcat
12 6 (0.72%) IBM Notes
13 5 (0.60%) OpenStack
14 4 (0.48%) Elasticsearch
14 4 (0.48%) SharePoint 2010
15 3 (0.36%) Apache
15 3 (0.36%) CMS
15 3 (0.36%) JBoss
15 3 (0.36%) Kentico
15 3 (0.36%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 101 (12.18%) Microsoft Office
2 27 (3.26%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (0.97%) Remedy ITSM
2 5 (0.60%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (0.48%) Dynamics GP
3 4 (0.48%) Infor SunSystems
3 4 (0.48%) ReMetrica
4 3 (0.36%) Dynamics NAV
4 3 (0.36%) Lawson
4 3 (0.36%) Oracle Financials
4 3 (0.36%) Unit4 Business World
5 2 (0.24%) Aareon QL
5 2 (0.24%) Academy Housing
5 2 (0.24%) MIS ActiveH
5 2 (0.24%) Northgate Housing
5 2 (0.24%) OPENHousing
5 2 (0.24%) Orchard Housing
6 1 (0.12%) assyst
6 1 (0.12%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 308 (37.15%) Office 365
2 238 (28.71%) Microsoft Azure
3 104 (12.55%) Amazon AWS
4 47 (5.67%) Azure Active Directory
5 34 (4.10%) IaaS
6 33 (3.98%) OneDrive
7 22 (2.65%) PaaS
8 12 (1.45%) Yammer
9 10 (1.21%) Mimecast
10 5 (0.60%) SaaS
11 4 (0.48%) Adobe Creative Cloud
11 4 (0.48%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 2 (0.24%) Dynamics 365
12 2 (0.24%) G Suite
12 2 (0.24%) Google Cloud Platform
12 2 (0.24%) OpenDNS
13 1 (0.12%) Azure Functions
13 1 (0.12%) Azure Machine Learning
13 1 (0.12%) Cloud Computing
13 1 (0.12%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 228 (27.50%) DNS
2 200 (24.13%) DHCP
3 196 (23.64%) NetScaler
4 167 (20.14%) SAN
5 142 (17.13%) Firewall
6 88 (10.62%) LAN
7 86 (10.37%) WAN
8 83 (10.01%) TCP/IP
9 60 (7.24%) VLAN
10 55 (6.63%) Remote Desktop
10 55 (6.63%) Skype
11 51 (6.15%) VPN
12 44 (5.31%) VoIP
13 40 (4.83%) Wireless
14 35 (4.22%) NAS
15 26 (3.14%) Internet
16 25 (3.02%) VSAN
17 24 (2.90%) Cisco ASA
18 23 (2.77%) Fibre Channel
19 19 (2.29%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 127 (15.32%) SQL Server
2 33 (3.98%) SQL Server 2008
3 26 (3.14%) SQL Server 2012
4 25 (3.02%) SQL Server 2016
5 17 (2.05%) SQL Server 2014
6 12 (1.45%) Azure SQL Database
7 11 (1.33%) SQL Server 2005
8 4 (0.48%) PostgreSQL
9 3 (0.36%) Data Lake
9 3 (0.36%) Hadoop
10 2 (0.24%) Amazon RDS
10 2 (0.24%) BusinessObjects
10 2 (0.24%) Crystal Reports
10 2 (0.24%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 2 (0.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 1 (0.12%) Oracle Database
11 1 (0.12%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 12 (1.45%) Git (software)
2 2 (0.24%) Hudson
2 2 (0.24%) InstallShield
2 2 (0.24%) Jenkins
2 2 (0.24%) MSI
2 2 (0.24%) Sonatype Nexus
2 2 (0.24%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 2 (0.24%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.12%) Eclipse
3 1 (0.12%) GitLab
3 1 (0.12%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 157 (18.94%) Finance
2 30 (3.62%) Telecoms
3 23 (2.77%) Legal
4 19 (2.29%) Banking
5 16 (1.93%) Retail
6 13 (1.57%) Law
7 11 (1.33%) Marketing
8 7 (0.84%) Advertising
9 6 (0.72%) Automotive
9 6 (0.72%) Back Office
9 6 (0.72%) Games
10 5 (0.60%) Investment Banking
10 5 (0.60%) Publishing
11 4 (0.48%) Corporate Banking
11 4 (0.48%) Manufacturing
12 3 (0.36%) Billing
12 3 (0.36%) Financial Institution
12 3 (0.36%) Military
13 2 (0.24%) German Language
14 1 (0.12%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 172 (20.75%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 116 (13.99%) Citrix Engineer
3 112 (13.51%) Support Engineer
4 97 (11.70%) Analyst
5 83 (10.01%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 77 (9.29%) IT Engineer
7 69 (8.32%) IT Support
8 66 (7.96%) 3rd Line Support
9 50 (6.03%) Architect
10 49 (5.91%) Infrastructure Analyst
11 46 (5.55%) 2nd Line Support
11 46 (5.55%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
11 46 (5.55%) Citrix Infrastructure Engineer
12 41 (4.95%) Consultant
13 40 (4.83%) Citrix Support
14 38 (4.58%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
15 35 (4.22%) Support Analyst
16 34 (4.10%) VMware Engineer
17 32 (3.86%) Administrator
18 31 (3.74%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (3.50%) Web Services
2 12 (1.45%) JSON
2 12 (1.45%) LDAP
3 11 (1.33%) .NET
4 6 (0.72%) 802.1X
5 4 (0.48%) FIX Protocol
5 4 (0.48%) SAML
5 4 (0.48%) X-Windows
6 3 (0.36%) LAPP Stack
6 3 (0.36%) Node.js
7 2 (0.24%) ASP.NET
7 2 (0.24%) Software Packaging
7 2 (0.24%) WSH
8 1 (0.12%) ADSI
8 1 (0.12%) Flash
8 1 (0.12%) HTML
8 1 (0.12%) MSMQ
8 1 (0.12%) Web Services Management
8 1 (0.12%) WebSphere MQ
8 1 (0.12%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 73 (8.81%) Analytical Skills
2 63 (7.60%) Fat Client
2 63 (7.60%) Thin Client
3 56 (6.76%) Data Centre
4 48 (5.79%) Clustering
5 42 (5.07%) Self-Motivation
6 31 (3.74%) User Experience
7 28 (3.38%) Replication
8 25 (3.02%) Management Information System
9 23 (2.77%) PKI
10 22 (2.65%) Blackberry
11 18 (2.17%) Video Conferencing
12 10 (1.21%) Driving Licence
13 7 (0.84%) Enterprise Storage
13 7 (0.84%) Public Cloud
14 6 (0.72%) CMDB
14 6 (0.72%) HP StoreVirtual
14 6 (0.72%) Linux Command Line
14 6 (0.72%) Virtual Team
15 5 (0.60%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 680 (82.03%) Windows
2 408 (49.22%) Windows Server
3 246 (29.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 235 (28.35%) Windows 10
5 191 (23.04%) Windows 7
6 189 (22.80%) Windows Server 2012
7 115 (13.87%) Linux
8 81 (9.77%) Windows Server 2003
9 57 (6.88%) Windows 8
10 41 (4.95%) Unix
11 22 (2.65%) Mac OS
12 21 (2.53%) Apple iOS
13 18 (2.17%) Android
14 17 (2.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 14 (1.69%) Windows XP
16 10 (1.21%) Windows 2000 Server
17 5 (0.60%) CentOS
17 5 (0.60%) Ubuntu
18 1 (0.12%) Solaris
18 1 (0.12%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 251 (30.28%) ITIL
2 188 (22.68%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 87 (10.49%) Service Delivery
4 81 (9.77%) Problem-Solving
5 76 (9.17%) Application Packaging
6 72 (8.69%) High Availability
7 70 (8.44%) Migration
8 69 (8.32%) Presales
8 69 (8.32%) Project Management
9 67 (8.08%) Continuous Improvement
10 59 (7.12%) Agile Software Development
11 49 (5.91%) Disaster Recovery
11 49 (5.91%) Root Cause Analysis
12 47 (5.67%) Problem Management
12 47 (5.67%) Service Management
13 46 (5.55%) ITIL V3
14 43 (5.19%) Customer Requirements
15 41 (4.95%) Stakeholder Management
16 39 (4.70%) Time Management
17 35 (4.22%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 204 (24.61%) PowerShell
2 137 (16.53%) SQL
3 32 (3.86%) Bash Shell
4 30 (3.62%) VBScript
5 19 (2.29%) Python
6 12 (1.45%) C#
7 8 (0.97%) VB
8 7 (0.84%) Perl
9 6 (0.72%) C
9 6 (0.72%) Java
9 6 (0.72%) Korn
9 6 (0.72%) Ruby
9 6 (0.72%) VB.NET
10 4 (0.48%) VBA
11 2 (0.24%) JavaScript
12 1 (0.12%) AppleScript
12 1 (0.12%) PHP
12 1 (0.12%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 139 (16.77%) Microsoft Certification
2 110 (13.27%) MCSE
3 78 (9.41%) Citrix Certification
4 62 (7.48%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 55 (6.63%) Degree
6 46 (5.55%) Cisco Certification
7 44 (5.31%) CCA
8 34 (4.10%) CCNA
9 29 (3.50%) Security Cleared
10 25 (3.02%) ITIL Certification
11 23 (2.77%) MCSA
12 18 (2.17%) CCNP
13 15 (1.81%) SC Cleared
14 14 (1.69%) MCP
15 13 (1.57%) MCITP
16 11 (1.33%) DV Cleared
17 8 (0.97%) VCAP
17 8 (0.97%) VCP6
18 6 (0.72%) Computer Science Degree
18 6 (0.72%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 63 (7.60%) SLA
2 40 (4.83%) GDPR
3 16 (1.93%) QA
4 7 (0.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (0.48%) COBIT
6 3 (0.36%) PCI DSS
7 2 (0.24%) Cyber Essentials
7 2 (0.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 612 (73.82%) Active Directory
2 424 (51.15%) XenDesktop
3 331 (39.93%) VMware Infrastructure
4 215 (25.93%) Hyper-V
5 118 (14.23%) VMware ESXi
5 118 (14.23%) vSphere
6 110 (13.27%) Microsoft App-V
7 67 (8.08%) XenServer
8 58 (7.00%) Virtual Machines
9 46 (5.55%) Virtual Desktop
10 32 (3.86%) DFS Replication
11 25 (3.02%) Terminal Services
12 22 (2.65%) BitLocker
13 21 (2.53%) VMware Workstation
14 12 (1.45%) Firmware
14 12 (1.45%) VMware NSX
15 11 (1.33%) Citrix Presentation Server
16 10 (1.21%) Docker
17 8 (0.97%) Virtual Servers
17 8 (0.97%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 259 (31.24%) SCCM
2 78 (9.41%) SCOM
3 68 (8.20%) XenMobile
4 57 (6.88%) Microsoft Intune
5 40 (4.83%) SCOrch
6 33 (3.98%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 29 (3.50%) AirWatch
7 29 (3.50%) WSUS
8 27 (3.26%) SCVMM
8 27 (3.26%) vCenter Server
9 26 (3.14%) Microsoft Clustering
10 24 (2.90%) Backup Exec
10 24 (2.90%) NetBackup
11 21 (2.53%) SCDPM
12 20 (2.41%) IBM BigFix
13 16 (1.93%) SCSM
14 13 (1.57%) FortiGate
15 12 (1.45%) Puppet
16 10 (1.21%) EdgeSight
17 9 (1.09%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 793 (95.66%) Citrix
2 554 (66.83%) Microsoft
3 542 (65.38%) VMware
4 176 (21.23%) Cisco
5 110 (13.27%) Ivanti
6 79 (9.53%) HP
7 76 (9.17%) Symantec
8 72 (8.69%) NetApp
9 59 (7.12%) Dell
10 45 (5.43%) SolarWinds
11 40 (4.83%) Veeam
12 35 (4.22%) Apple
13 34 (4.10%) Avaya
14 33 (3.98%) MobileIron
15 32 (3.86%) McAfee
16 30 (3.62%) IBM
17 28 (3.38%) CheckPoint
17 28 (3.38%) Meraki
18 23 (2.77%) Altiris
18 23 (2.77%) Google