The first table below looks at the demand for MetaFrame skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MetaFrame over the 3 months to 29 July 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.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix MetaFrame Server
Rank 832 801 814
Rank change year-on-year
-31 +13
Permanent jobs citing MetaFrame 75 68 90
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.064% 0.063% 0.076%
As % of the System Software category 0.61% 0.63% 0.80%
Number of salaries quoted 52 53 67
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -23.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £21,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £41,200 £56,500
UK excluding London average salary £33,027 £35,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
-5.63% -16.66%
System Software Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
12396 10734 11279
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 10.60% 9.87% 9.57%
Number of salaries quoted 10279 9143 9676
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.31% -5.00%

MetaFrame
Jobs Demand Trend

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

MetaFrame Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

MetaFrame
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing MetaFrame within the UK.

MetaFrame Salary Trend in the UK

MetaFrame
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MetaFrame over the 3 months to 29 July 2014 within the UK.

MetaFrame Salary Histogram in the UK

MetaFrame
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MetaFrame within the UK over the 3 months to 29 July 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
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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
England -40 69 £35,000 +7.69% 5
London -22 35 £41,500 +66.00% 2
City of London +3 14 £20,500 -57.51% 1
North West +8 12 £33,027 -17.43%
Manchester +14 8 £30,922 -22.69%
East of England -6 7 £57,500 +76.92%
South East -12 5 £35,250 +0.71% 1
Hertfordshire - 5 £57,500 -
Watford - 5 £57,500 -
Edinburgh -3 4 - -
Scotland -7 4 - -
Wiltshire - 4 £25,000 -
South West - 4 £25,000 -
Somerset - 3 £25,000 -
Yorkshire -46 2 £45,000 - 1
West Sussex - 2 £38,000 -
West Yorkshire - 2 £45,000 - 1
Berkshire - 2 £32,500 -
West Midlands +3 1 £35,000 +37.25%
Brentwood 0 1 - -
Essex -11 1 - -
Bedford - 1 £33,500 -
Cheshire - 1 £32,500 -
East Sussex - 1 £32,500 - 1
Bedfordshire - 1 £33,500 -
Maidenhead - 1 - -
Brighton - 1 £32,500 - 1
Leeds - 1 £45,000 - 1
Reading - 1 £32,500 -
Runcorn - 1 £32,500 -

MetaFrame
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT jobs within the UK 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.

1 140 (100.00%) Citrix
2 137 (97.86%) Windows
3 97 (69.29%) Active Directory
4 94 (67.14%) Microsoft
5 92 (65.71%) Windows Server 2003
6 77 (55.00%) VMware
7 75 (53.57%) Windows Server 2008
8 72 (51.43%) MS Exchange
9 65 (46.43%) LAN
9 65 (46.43%) WAN
9 65 (46.43%) XenApp
10 62 (44.29%) Cisco
11 55 (39.29%) ITIL
12 52 (37.14%) DNS
13 51 (36.43%) VMware Infrastructure
14 48 (34.29%) TCP/IP
15 45 (32.14%) DHCP
15 45 (32.14%) Finance
16 42 (30.00%) Firewall
17 40 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2003
18 39 (27.86%) HP
19 37 (26.43%) SAN
20 36 (25.71%) MS Office
21 33 (23.57%) Microsoft Certification
21 33 (23.57%) Symantec
21 33 (23.57%) Windows Server 2012
22 32 (22.86%) Exchange Server 2010
22 32 (22.86%) Exchange Server 2007
22 32 (22.86%) SQL Server
23 30 (21.43%) Blackberry Enterprise Server

MetaFrame
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT jobs within the UK 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 72 (51.43%) MS Exchange
2 40 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2003
3 32 (22.86%) Exchange Server 2007
3 32 (22.86%) Exchange Server 2010
4 30 (21.43%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 18 (12.86%) SharePoint
6 13 (9.29%) IIS
7 2 (1.43%) Apache
7 2 (1.43%) Lync
7 2 (1.43%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 36 (25.71%) MS Office
2 29 (20.71%) MS Excel
3 6 (4.29%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 12 (8.57%) Office 365
2 9 (6.43%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 65 (46.43%) LAN
1 65 (46.43%) WAN
2 52 (37.14%) DNS
3 48 (34.29%) TCP/IP
4 45 (32.14%) DHCP
5 42 (30.00%) Firewall
6 37 (26.43%) SAN
7 26 (18.57%) VPN
8 18 (12.86%) IP Telephony
9 9 (6.43%) Cisco ASA
10 8 (5.71%) NetScaler
11 6 (4.29%) Wireless
11 6 (4.29%) Cisco IPT
11 6 (4.29%) Ethernet
12 5 (3.57%) Internet
12 5 (3.57%) DSL
13 4 (2.86%) SMTP
14 3 (2.14%) Cisco IOS
15 2 (1.43%) MPLS
15 2 (1.43%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (22.86%) SQL Server
2 8 (5.71%) SQL Server 2005
2 8 (5.71%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (4.29%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (0.71%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 45 (32.14%) Finance
2 11 (7.86%) German Language
3 6 (4.29%) French Language
4 5 (3.57%) Telecoms
5 3 (2.14%) Legal
6 2 (1.43%) Retail
6 2 (1.43%) Local Government
6 2 (1.43%) Spanish Language
7 1 (0.71%) Banking
Job Titles
1 39 (27.86%) Analyst
2 32 (22.86%) Systems Engineer
3 19 (13.57%) Service Analyst
3 19 (13.57%) Service Desk Analyst
3 19 (13.57%) Infrastructure Manager
4 12 (8.57%) Technical Analyst
4 12 (8.57%) Senior Systems Engineer
5 10 (7.14%) Support Analyst
5 10 (7.14%) Citrix Engineer
5 10 (7.14%) Server Engineer
6 7 (5.00%) 3rd Line Support
7 6 (4.29%) IT Support Analyst
7 6 (4.29%) IT Support
7 6 (4.29%) Windows Systems Engineer
8 5 (3.57%) Team Leader
8 5 (3.57%) Infrastructure Analyst
9 4 (2.86%) Senior Analyst
9 4 (2.86%) Service Manager
9 4 (2.86%) Technical Team Leader
9 4 (2.86%) Senior Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (5.00%) WSH
2 1 (0.71%) COM
2 1 (0.71%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 29 (20.71%) Blackberry
2 24 (17.14%) Client/Server
3 12 (8.57%) Thin Client
3 12 (8.57%) Fat Client
3 12 (8.57%) Hedge funds
4 11 (7.86%) Enterprise Software
5 9 (6.43%) Clustering
6 7 (5.00%) Management Information System
7 6 (4.29%) PDA
7 6 (4.29%) EqualLogic
8 3 (2.14%) Video Conferencing
8 3 (2.14%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 137 (97.86%) Windows
2 92 (65.71%) Windows Server 2003
3 75 (53.57%) Windows Server 2008
4 33 (23.57%) Windows Server 2012
5 28 (20.00%) Windows 2000
6 21 (15.00%) Linux
7 16 (11.43%) Windows XP
7 16 (11.43%) Windows 7
8 15 (10.71%) Solaris
9 13 (9.29%) UNIX
10 11 (7.86%) Windows 2000 Server
11 10 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 6 (4.29%) Mac OS
12 6 (4.29%) Windows NT
13 5 (3.57%) Windows Vista
14 1 (0.71%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (39.29%) ITIL
2 21 (15.00%) Project Management
3 20 (14.29%) PRINCE
4 14 (10.00%) Service Delivery
5 13 (9.29%) BCP
5 13 (9.29%) Incident Management
6 11 (7.86%) Problem Management
7 9 (6.43%) Service Management
7 9 (6.43%) Change Control
8 8 (5.71%) Capacity Planning
8 8 (5.71%) Asset Management
8 8 (5.71%) Time Management
8 8 (5.71%) Disaster Recovery
8 8 (5.71%) Migration
9 7 (5.00%) Change Management
9 7 (5.00%) Software Deployment
10 5 (3.57%) Business Continuity Planning
10 5 (3.57%) Business Continuity
11 3 (2.14%) Mobile Device Management
12 2 (1.43%) CAD
Programming Languages
1 15 (10.71%) PowerShell
2 14 (10.00%) SQL
3 7 (5.00%) VB
4 2 (1.43%) Java
5 1 (0.71%) Perl
5 1 (0.71%) VBScript
5 1 (0.71%) C
5 1 (0.71%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 33 (23.57%) Microsoft Certification
2 19 (13.57%) Degree
3 15 (10.71%) Citrix Certification
3 15 (10.71%) MCSE
4 8 (5.71%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 7 (5.00%) CCA
6 6 (4.29%) Security+ Certification
7 5 (3.57%) Cisco Certification
7 5 (3.57%) MCITP
7 5 (3.57%) CCNA
8 4 (2.86%) MCSA
8 4 (2.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 3 (2.14%) Oracle Certification
9 3 (2.14%) Security Cleared
10 1 (0.71%) RHCE
10 1 (0.71%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.71%) SC Cleared
10 1 (0.71%) RHCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (8.57%) QA
2 7 (5.00%) SLA
3 4 (2.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.71%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 97 (69.29%) Active Directory
2 65 (46.43%) XenApp
3 51 (36.43%) VMware Infrastructure
4 27 (19.29%) VMware ESX
5 25 (17.86%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 22 (15.71%) Terminal Services
7 16 (11.43%) XenDesktop
7 16 (11.43%) Hyper-V
8 15 (10.71%) XenServer
9 14 (10.00%) vSphere
10 3 (2.14%) UAG
10 3 (2.14%) vCloud
10 3 (2.14%) Terminal Server
11 1 (0.71%) VMware ESXi
11 1 (0.71%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 27 (19.29%) Norton AntiVirus
2 22 (15.71%) Backup Exec
3 12 (8.57%) NetBackup
4 10 (7.14%) WSUS
5 7 (5.00%) SCCM
6 6 (4.29%) HP Data Protector
6 6 (4.29%) HP SIM
6 6 (4.29%) Cisco CUCM
7 4 (2.86%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 2 (1.43%) SCOM
9 1 (0.71%) MIMEsweeper
9 1 (0.71%) Puppet
9 1 (0.71%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 140 (100.00%) Citrix
2 94 (67.14%) Microsoft
3 77 (55.00%) VMware
4 62 (44.29%) Cisco
5 39 (27.86%) HP
6 33 (23.57%) Symantec
7 28 (20.00%) Dell
8 26 (18.57%) NetApp
9 23 (16.43%) EMC
10 12 (8.57%) Reuters
10 12 (8.57%) Bloomberg
11 10 (7.14%) Red Hat
11 10 (7.14%) Altiris
12 9 (6.43%) Oracle
13 8 (5.71%) AppSense
14 7 (5.00%) Apple
15 6 (4.29%) Veritas
15 6 (4.29%) IBM
15 6 (4.29%) Avaya
15 6 (4.29%) SonicWALL
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