The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the System Software category for the North West region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix MetaFrame Server
Rank 230 239 253
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +14
Permanent jobs citing MetaFrame 12 3 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.17% 0.042% 0.013%
As % of the System Software category 1.70% 0.53% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 12 3 1
Average salary £33,027 £40,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.43% -15.78%
UK excluding London average salary £33,264 £34,750 £42,000
% change year-on-year
-4.27% -17.26%
System Software Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
704 562 718
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 9.82% 7.83% 9.58%
Number of salaries quoted 584 474 644
Average salary £33,500 £37,500 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.66% +2.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,250 £24,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.59% -3.75%
MetaFrame
England

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 1 August 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 1 August 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 +5 8 £30,922 -22.69%
Cheshire - 1 £32,500 -
MetaFrame
England

MetaFrame
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 13 (100.00%) Windows
1 13 (100.00%) EMC
1 13 (100.00%) Citrix
1 13 (100.00%) SAN
1 13 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 13 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 11 (84.62%) Service Delivery
3 10 (76.92%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 10 (76.92%) LAN
3 10 (76.92%) WAN
4 9 (69.23%) UNIX
4 9 (69.23%) Linux
4 9 (69.23%) QA
4 9 (69.23%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (61.54%) Office 365
5 8 (61.54%) Capacity Planning
5 8 (61.54%) XenApp
5 8 (61.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 8 (61.54%) AppSense
5 8 (61.54%) Solaris
5 8 (61.54%) VPN
5 8 (61.54%) Active Directory
5 8 (61.54%) Red Hat
6 5 (38.46%) HP
6 5 (38.46%) Microsoft
6 5 (38.46%) SQL
6 5 (38.46%) Oracle
6 5 (38.46%) ITIL
6 5 (38.46%) VMware
7 4 (30.77%) ISO/IEC 27001

MetaFrame
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 2 (15.38%) IIS
2 1 (7.69%) MS Exchange
2 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 8 (61.54%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (100.00%) SAN
2 10 (76.92%) LAN
2 10 (76.92%) WAN
3 8 (61.54%) VPN
4 2 (15.38%) DNS
General
1 2 (15.38%) Finance
1 2 (15.38%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (61.54%) Technical Analyst
1 8 (61.54%) Analyst
2 4 (30.77%) Senior Analyst
2 4 (30.77%) Senior Technical Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Head of Service Delivery
4 1 (7.69%) Support Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (7.69%) Delivery Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Service Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Services Delivery Manager
4 1 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) CLARiiON
2 1 (7.69%) Thin Client
2 1 (7.69%) Client/Server
2 1 (7.69%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 13 (100.00%) Windows
1 13 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 13 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 9 (69.23%) UNIX
2 9 (69.23%) Linux
2 9 (69.23%) Windows Server 2012
3 8 (61.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 8 (61.54%) Solaris
4 3 (23.08%) Windows 2000 Server
5 2 (15.38%) Windows 2000
5 2 (15.38%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (84.62%) Service Delivery
2 8 (61.54%) Capacity Planning
3 5 (38.46%) ITIL
4 3 (23.08%) Problem Management
5 2 (15.38%) Change Management
5 2 (15.38%) PRINCE2
5 2 (15.38%) PRINCE
5 2 (15.38%) Service Management
6 1 (7.69%) Project Management
6 1 (7.69%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (38.46%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (69.23%) QA
2 4 (30.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (15.38%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (76.92%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 8 (61.54%) XenApp
2 8 (61.54%) Active Directory
3 3 (23.08%) vSphere
4 2 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (15.38%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 2 (15.38%) HP SIM
1 2 (15.38%) NetBackup
1 2 (15.38%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 2 (15.38%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 13 (100.00%) EMC
1 13 (100.00%) Citrix
2 8 (61.54%) AppSense
2 8 (61.54%) Red Hat
3 5 (38.46%) HP
3 5 (38.46%) Microsoft
3 5 (38.46%) Oracle
3 5 (38.46%) VMware
4 3 (23.08%) Brocade
5 2 (15.38%) Cisco
5 2 (15.38%) IBM
5 2 (15.38%) Dell
5 2 (15.38%) CA
5 2 (15.38%) Symantec