The table below looks at the statistics for MetaFrame skills in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MetaFrame over the 3 months to 2 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix MetaFrame Server
Rank 244 237 251
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +14
Permanent jobs citing MetaFrame 12 2 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.16% 0.030% 0.014%
As % of the System Software category 1.74% 0.35% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 12 2 1
Average salary £30,922 £39,000 £21,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.71% +81.39%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £41,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-15.66% +38.33%
MetaFrame
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in permanent jobs advertised in the North West region.

System Software Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
691 575 600
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 9.32% 8.66% 8.37%
Number of salaries quoted 556 468 507
Average salary £34,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.33% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £22,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +3.89%

MetaFrame
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing MetaFrame across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

MetaFrame Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

MetaFrame
Salary Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing MetaFrame across the North West region.

MetaFrame Salary Trend in the North West

MetaFrame
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MetaFrame across the North West region over the 3 months to 2 October 2014.

MetaFrame Salary Histogram in the North West

MetaFrame
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MetaFrame within the North West region over the 3 months to 2 October 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester 0 10 £28,817 -26.11%
MetaFrame
England

MetaFrame
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, IT jobs across the North West region citing MetaFrame also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited MetaFrame.

1 14 (100.00%) Windows
1 14 (100.00%) Citrix
2 12 (85.71%) SAN
2 12 (85.71%) EMC
2 12 (85.71%) Windows Server 2003
2 12 (85.71%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (78.57%) Service Delivery
4 10 (71.43%) Active Directory
4 10 (71.43%) LAN
4 10 (71.43%) WAN
5 9 (64.29%) Linux
5 9 (64.29%) UNIX
5 9 (64.29%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 9 (64.29%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (57.14%) Office 365
6 8 (57.14%) QA
6 8 (57.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 8 (57.14%) XenApp
6 8 (57.14%) Capacity Planning
6 8 (57.14%) Red Hat
6 8 (57.14%) AppSense
6 8 (57.14%) Solaris
6 8 (57.14%) VPN
7 6 (42.86%) Microsoft
8 4 (28.57%) HP
8 4 (28.57%) SQL
8 4 (28.57%) Oracle
8 4 (28.57%) ITIL
8 4 (28.57%) VMware
8 4 (28.57%) ISO/IEC 27001

MetaFrame
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, IT jobs across the North West region citing MetaFrame also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited MetaFrame. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (7.14%) IIS
1 1 (7.14%) MS Exchange
1 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 2 (14.29%) MS Office
1 2 (14.29%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 8 (57.14%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (85.71%) SAN
2 10 (71.43%) LAN
2 10 (71.43%) WAN
3 8 (57.14%) VPN
4 1 (7.14%) DNS
General
1 2 (14.29%) Finance
1 2 (14.29%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (71.43%) Analyst
2 8 (57.14%) Technical Analyst
3 4 (28.57%) Senior Technical Analyst
3 4 (28.57%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) Head of Service Delivery
4 2 (14.29%) Help Desk Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Support Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (7.14%) Delivery Manager
5 1 (7.14%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Services Delivery Manager
5 1 (7.14%) Service Manager
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 14 (100.00%) Windows
2 12 (85.71%) Windows Server 2003
2 12 (85.71%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (64.29%) UNIX
3 9 (64.29%) Linux
3 9 (64.29%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (57.14%) Solaris
4 8 (57.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (21.43%) Windows 2000 Server
6 1 (7.14%) Windows 2000
6 1 (7.14%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (78.57%) Service Delivery
2 8 (57.14%) Capacity Planning
3 4 (28.57%) ITIL
4 3 (21.43%) Problem Management
5 2 (14.29%) PRINCE2
5 2 (14.29%) PRINCE
5 2 (14.29%) Service Management
6 1 (7.14%) Change Management
6 1 (7.14%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (28.57%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (57.14%) QA
2 4 (28.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (14.29%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (71.43%) Active Directory
2 9 (64.29%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 8 (57.14%) XenApp
4 3 (21.43%) vSphere
5 1 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (7.14%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 1 (7.14%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (7.14%) NetBackup
1 1 (7.14%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 14 (100.00%) Citrix
2 12 (85.71%) EMC
3 8 (57.14%) AppSense
3 8 (57.14%) Red Hat
4 6 (42.86%) Microsoft
5 4 (28.57%) HP
5 4 (28.57%) Oracle
5 4 (28.57%) VMware
6 3 (21.43%) Brocade
7 2 (14.29%) Cisco
8 1 (7.14%) IBM
8 1 (7.14%) Dell
8 1 (7.14%) Symantec
8 1 (7.14%) CA