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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix MetaFrame Server
Rank 239 238 268
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +30
Permanent jobs citing MetaFrame 11 6 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.15% 0.088% 0.10%
As % of the System Software category 1.36% 1.04% 1.27%
Number of salaries quoted 6 6 6
Average salary £21,500 £39,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-44.87% +4.00%
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £32,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+61.53% -13.33%
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
809 579 629
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 10.98% 8.52% 7.89%
Number of salaries quoted 706 485 552
Average salary £35,000 £33,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.06% -5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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
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 19 December 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 -6 11 £21,500 -44.87%
MetaFrame
England

MetaFrame
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 22 (100.00%) Citrix
1 22 (100.00%) Windows
2 16 (72.73%) EMC
3 15 (68.18%) WAN
4 14 (63.64%) Active Directory
4 14 (63.64%) UNIX
4 14 (63.64%) Microsoft
5 13 (59.09%) Service Delivery
5 13 (59.09%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 13 (59.09%) XenApp
5 13 (59.09%) Office 365
6 11 (50.00%) SAN
6 11 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 11 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 11 (50.00%) MS Office
7 10 (45.45%) LAN
8 9 (40.91%) Linux
8 9 (40.91%) Windows Server 2012
9 8 (36.36%) SQL
9 8 (36.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 8 (36.36%) Solaris
9 8 (36.36%) Capacity Planning
9 8 (36.36%) Oracle
9 8 (36.36%) Red Hat
9 8 (36.36%) VMware
9 8 (36.36%) AppSense
9 8 (36.36%) VPN
9 8 (36.36%) QA
10 6 (27.27%) MS Excel
11 5 (22.73%) Lotus

MetaFrame
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 5 (22.73%) IBM Notes
1 5 (22.73%) Lotus Domino
2 1 (4.55%) MS Exchange
2 1 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 11 (50.00%) MS Office
2 6 (27.27%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 13 (59.09%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 15 (68.18%) WAN
2 11 (50.00%) SAN
3 10 (45.45%) LAN
4 8 (36.36%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (22.73%) Ingres
General
1 4 (18.18%) German Language
2 2 (9.09%) Finance
2 2 (9.09%) Retail
3 1 (4.55%) French Language
3 1 (4.55%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 12 (54.55%) Analyst
2 8 (36.36%) Technical Analyst
3 5 (22.73%) Systems Manager
4 4 (18.18%) Senior Technical Analyst
4 4 (18.18%) Help Desk Analyst
4 4 (18.18%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) 1st Line Support
5 2 (9.09%) Head of Service Delivery
6 1 (4.55%) Services Delivery Manager
6 1 (4.55%) Service Manager
6 1 (4.55%) Delivery Manager
6 1 (4.55%) Help Desk Support
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.64%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 22 (100.00%) Windows
2 14 (63.64%) UNIX
3 11 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 11 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (40.91%) Windows Server 2012
4 9 (40.91%) Linux
5 8 (36.36%) Solaris
5 8 (36.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (13.64%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (59.09%) Service Delivery
2 8 (36.36%) Capacity Planning
3 5 (22.73%) Disaster Recovery
3 5 (22.73%) Business Continuity
3 5 (22.73%) Supplier Management
4 3 (13.64%) ITIL
4 3 (13.64%) Problem Management
5 2 (9.09%) PRINCE2
5 2 (9.09%) PRINCE
5 2 (9.09%) Service Management
6 1 (4.55%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (36.36%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (36.36%) QA
2 4 (18.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (9.09%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (63.64%) Active Directory
2 13 (59.09%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 13 (59.09%) XenApp
3 5 (22.73%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (22.73%) Hyper-V
4 3 (13.64%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (22.73%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 22 (100.00%) Citrix
2 16 (72.73%) EMC
3 14 (63.64%) Microsoft
4 8 (36.36%) Oracle
4 8 (36.36%) Red Hat
4 8 (36.36%) VMware
4 8 (36.36%) AppSense
5 5 (22.73%) Kaspersky
5 5 (22.73%) Symantec
5 5 (22.73%) McAfee
5 5 (22.73%) Lotus
6 3 (13.64%) HP
6 3 (13.64%) Brocade
7 2 (9.09%) Cisco