Period
to 17 August 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 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 17 August 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Citrix XenApp
England > West Midlands
6 months to
17 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 165 228 286
Rank change year-on-year +63 +58 -13
Permanent jobs citing XenApp 107 66 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.38% 0.72% 0.37%
As % of the System Software category 8.13% 5.38% 3.53%
Number of salaries quoted 79 39 34
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £39,000 £36,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.97% +7.59% +3.57%
10th Percentile £19,500 £24,000 £23,625
90th Percentile £53,750 £52,750 £45,625
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,500 £43,250
% change year-on-year +4.40% +5.20% +1.76%

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 advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
West Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 1,316 1,226 1,049
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 17.02% 13.43% 10.54%
Number of salaries quoted 1,082 882 872
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +3.81%
10th Percentile £24,250 £22,500 £22,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £55,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +11.11% +5.88%

XenApp
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing XenApp as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for XenApp in the West Midlands

XenApp
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing XenApp in the West Midlands.

Salary trend for XenApp in the West Midlands

XenApp
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing XenApp in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 17 August 2019.

Salary histogram for XenApp in the West Midlands

XenApp
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing XenApp within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 17 August 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
Birmingham +65 59 £42,500 +11.11% 6
Staffordshire - 24 £34,000 - 3
Solihull - 11 £50,000 - 1
Warwickshire -11 5 £41,250 +8.55%
Shropshire +1 2 £42,500 -29.17% 1
Dudley -3 1 £25,500 -1.92% 1
Brierley Hill - 1 £27,500 -
XenApp
England

For the 6 months to 17 August 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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for XenApp.

1 107 (100.00%) Citrix
2 99 (92.52%) Windows
3 82 (76.64%) Active Directory
4 78 (72.90%) VMware
5 74 (69.16%) Windows Server
6 64 (59.81%) Microsoft
7 63 (58.88%) Office 365
8 57 (53.27%) Microsoft Azure
9 55 (51.40%) XenDesktop
10 52 (48.60%) DNS
11 50 (46.73%) DHCP
12 49 (45.79%) VMware Infrastructure
13 48 (44.86%) Hyper-V
13 48 (44.86%) Cisco
14 43 (40.19%) Infrastructure Engineering
15 38 (35.51%) NetApp
16 37 (34.58%) PowerShell
17 35 (32.71%) vSphere
18 32 (29.91%) Azure Active Directory
19 30 (28.04%) Windows Server 2012
20 29 (27.10%) Windows Server 2008
20 29 (27.10%) Veeam
20 29 (27.10%) Dell
20 29 (27.10%) MS Exchange
20 29 (27.10%) Firewall
21 28 (26.17%) WAN
22 27 (25.23%) HP
22 27 (25.23%) Clustering
22 27 (25.23%) Exchange Server 2010
23 24 (22.43%) SLA

XenApp
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 29 (27.10%) MS Exchange
2 27 (25.23%) Exchange Server 2010
3 15 (14.02%) SAS
4 11 (10.28%) SharePoint
5 9 (8.41%) Exchange Server 2013
5 9 (8.41%) Skype for Business
6 2 (1.87%) IIS
7 1 (0.93%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 16 (14.95%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.93%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.93%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.93%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 63 (58.88%) Office 365
2 57 (53.27%) Microsoft Azure
3 32 (29.91%) Azure Active Directory
4 13 (12.15%) Amazon AWS
5 9 (8.41%) IaaS
5 9 (8.41%) PaaS
6 8 (7.48%) Azure Functions
6 8 (7.48%) Azure Machine Learning
6 8 (7.48%) Serverless
7 1 (0.93%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 52 (48.60%) DNS
2 50 (46.73%) DHCP
3 29 (27.10%) Firewall
4 28 (26.17%) WAN
5 24 (22.43%) LAN
5 24 (22.43%) TCP/IP
6 21 (19.63%) VLAN
7 17 (15.89%) Skype
8 15 (14.02%) FCoE
8 15 (14.02%) Fibre Channel
8 15 (14.02%) iSCSI
8 15 (14.02%) NAS
8 15 (14.02%) Spanning Tree
9 14 (13.08%) SAN
10 12 (11.21%) Cisco ASA
11 10 (9.35%) Remote Desktop
12 8 (7.48%) VPN
13 6 (5.61%) NetScaler
14 4 (3.74%) HSRP
14 4 (3.74%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (11.21%) SQL Server
2 8 (7.48%) Azure SQL Database
3 7 (6.54%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (4.67%) SQL Server 2005
4 5 (4.67%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (4.67%) SQL Server 2014
5 2 (1.87%) SQL Server 2016
5 2 (1.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 8 (7.48%) Git (software)
1 8 (7.48%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.93%) MSI
General
1 13 (12.15%) Finance
2 8 (7.48%) Banking
3 4 (3.74%) Back Office
4 2 (1.87%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.93%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 41 (38.32%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 26 (24.30%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 10 (9.35%) Systems Engineer
4 8 (7.48%) Analyst
5 7 (6.54%) Administrator
5 7 (6.54%) IT Administrator
5 7 (6.54%) IT Systems Administrator
5 7 (6.54%) Systems Administrator
6 5 (4.67%) IT Engineer
6 5 (4.67%) Support Analyst
7 4 (3.74%) Firewall Engineer
7 4 (3.74%) Network Engineer
7 4 (3.74%) Network Systems Engineer
8 3 (2.80%) Senior IT Administrator
8 3 (2.80%) Senior Systems Administrator
8 3 (2.80%) Virtualisation Administrator
9 2 (1.87%) Applications Support Specialist
9 2 (1.87%) Citrix Engineer
9 2 (1.87%) Senior Software Developer
9 2 (1.87%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (7.48%) JSON
1 8 (7.48%) SAML
2 2 (1.87%) COM
2 2 (1.87%) Web Services
3 1 (0.93%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 27 (25.23%) Clustering
2 16 (14.95%) Data Centre
3 5 (4.67%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (2.80%) Replication
5 1 (0.93%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 99 (92.52%) Windows
2 74 (69.16%) Windows Server
3 30 (28.04%) Windows Server 2012
4 29 (27.10%) Windows Server 2008
5 22 (20.56%) Linux
6 14 (13.08%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (4.67%) Windows XP
8 3 (2.80%) Windows 10
9 1 (0.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.93%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (40.19%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 24 (22.43%) ITIL
3 21 (19.63%) Project Management
4 19 (17.76%) Migration
5 17 (15.89%) Mentoring
6 13 (12.15%) Agile Software Development
7 10 (9.35%) Network Design
8 9 (8.41%) Commercial Awareness
8 9 (8.41%) Service Management
9 8 (7.48%) Analytics
9 8 (7.48%) Artificial Intelligence
9 8 (7.48%) Asset Management
9 8 (7.48%) Configuration Management
9 8 (7.48%) Deployment Automation
9 8 (7.48%) ERP
9 8 (7.48%) High Availability
9 8 (7.48%) Identity Access Management
9 8 (7.48%) Insurtech
9 8 (7.48%) Machine Learning
9 8 (7.48%) Software Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 37 (34.58%) PowerShell
2 16 (14.95%) SQL
3 8 (7.48%) Bash Shell
4 6 (5.61%) Python
5 2 (1.87%) VBScript
6 1 (0.93%) C
6 1 (0.93%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 13 (12.15%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (4.67%) CCNA
2 5 (4.67%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (3.74%) CCDA
3 4 (3.74%) CCNP
4 3 (2.80%) MCSA
4 3 (2.80%) MCSE
4 3 (2.80%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (1.87%) CCA
5 2 (1.87%) Citrix Certification
5 2 (1.87%) Degree
5 2 (1.87%) MCP
6 1 (0.93%) CESG Certified Professional
6 1 (0.93%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (22.43%) SLA
2 7 (6.54%) COBIT
2 7 (6.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.93%) GDPR
System Software
1 82 (76.64%) Active Directory
2 55 (51.40%) XenDesktop
3 49 (45.79%) VMware Infrastructure
4 48 (44.86%) Hyper-V
5 35 (32.71%) vSphere
6 14 (13.08%) Microsoft App-V
7 10 (9.35%) VMware ESXi
8 8 (7.48%) Docker
8 8 (7.48%) Virtual Machines
9 5 (4.67%) Forefront TMG
10 4 (3.74%) Citrix Hypervisor
10 4 (3.74%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 4 (3.74%) Virtual Servers
11 3 (2.80%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 14 (13.08%) Backup Exec
2 13 (12.15%) FortiGate
3 11 (10.28%) SCCM
4 8 (7.48%) HP Data Protector
4 8 (7.48%) Kubernetes
4 8 (7.48%) Microsoft Intune
4 8 (7.48%) NetBackup
4 8 (7.48%) Opscode Chef
4 8 (7.48%) Puppet
4 8 (7.48%) Terraform
4 8 (7.48%) WSUS
5 3 (2.80%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 107 (100.00%) Citrix
2 78 (72.90%) VMware
3 64 (59.81%) Microsoft
4 48 (44.86%) Cisco
5 38 (35.51%) NetApp
6 29 (27.10%) Dell
6 29 (27.10%) Veeam
7 27 (25.23%) HP
8 22 (20.56%) CheckPoint
9 16 (14.95%) Symantec
10 15 (14.02%) Dell Compellent
11 10 (9.35%) Ivanti
11 10 (9.35%) Meraki
11 10 (9.35%) SonicWALL
12 9 (8.41%) SolarWinds
13 8 (7.48%) 3PAR
13 8 (7.48%) arcserve
13 8 (7.48%) CommVault
13 8 (7.48%) McAfee
13 8 (7.48%) Trend Micro