The table below looks at the statistics 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 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix MetaFrame Server
Rank 808 801 830
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +29
Permanent jobs citing MetaFrame 86 79 73
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.075% 0.073% 0.062%
As % of the System Software category 0.70% 0.74% 0.61%
Number of salaries quoted 56 67 58
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £21,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £33,027 £35,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-5.63% +16.66%

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

System Software Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
12233 10648 11939
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 10.67% 9.85% 10.09%
Number of salaries quoted 10113 9085 10232
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +5.59%
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 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-5.06% +5.33%

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 27 August 2014 within the UK.

MetaFrame Salary Histogram in the UK

MetaFrame
Top 24 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 27 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
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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 -49 78 £35,000 - 8
London -3 35 £38,250 +15.03% 3
City of London +20 13 £20,500 -41.42% 1
North West +1 11 £33,027 -17.43%
South West - 10 £24,000 - 1
Wiltshire - 10 £23,500 - 1
Manchester +2 8 £30,922 -22.69%
East of England -12 7 £58,750 +80.76%
Scotland - 7 - -
Edinburgh - 7 - -
Yorkshire -35 5 £45,000 - 1
West Yorkshire - 5 £45,000 - 1
South East -39 4 £47,500 +35.71% 1
Hertfordshire - 4 £58,750 -
Leeds - 4 £45,000 - 1
Watford - 4 £58,750 -
Essex +3 3 - -
Brentwood -1 3 - -
Surrey -13 3 £47,500 +35.71% 1
Somerset - 3 £25,000 -
Redhill - 3 £47,500 - 1
Malmesbury - 2 £23,500 -
West Sussex -8 1 £47,500 +82.69%
West Midlands -15 1 £35,000 -30.00%

MetaFrame
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 August 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.

1 154 (100.00%) Citrix
2 149 (96.75%) Windows
3 110 (71.43%) Active Directory
4 106 (68.83%) Microsoft
5 104 (67.53%) Windows Server 2003
6 85 (55.19%) VMware
7 83 (53.90%) XenApp
8 81 (52.60%) Windows Server 2008
9 77 (50.00%) MS Exchange
10 67 (43.51%) LAN
10 67 (43.51%) WAN
11 63 (40.91%) Cisco
12 61 (39.61%) ITIL
13 58 (37.66%) VMware Infrastructure
14 56 (36.36%) DNS
15 55 (35.71%) Finance
16 51 (33.12%) Firewall
16 51 (33.12%) TCP/IP
17 49 (31.82%) DHCP
18 43 (27.92%) Exchange Server 2003
19 42 (27.27%) HP
20 38 (24.68%) Microsoft Certification
21 36 (23.38%) VMware ESX
21 36 (23.38%) Exchange Server 2007
22 35 (22.73%) Exchange Server 2010
22 35 (22.73%) Windows Server 2012
23 33 (21.43%) Blackberry
23 33 (21.43%) SAN
24 31 (20.13%) MS Office
24 31 (20.13%) SQL Server

MetaFrame
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 77 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 43 (27.92%) Exchange Server 2003
3 36 (23.38%) Exchange Server 2007
4 35 (22.73%) Exchange Server 2010
5 31 (20.13%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 23 (14.94%) SharePoint
7 10 (6.49%) IIS
8 6 (3.90%) Lync
9 5 (3.25%) Apache
10 3 (1.95%) Exchange Server 2013
11 2 (1.30%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 31 (20.13%) MS Office
2 18 (11.69%) MS Excel
3 4 (2.60%) MS Project
4 2 (1.30%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 12 (7.79%) Cloud Computing
1 12 (7.79%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 67 (43.51%) LAN
1 67 (43.51%) WAN
2 56 (36.36%) DNS
3 51 (33.12%) TCP/IP
3 51 (33.12%) Firewall
4 49 (31.82%) DHCP
5 33 (21.43%) SAN
6 27 (17.53%) VPN
7 23 (14.94%) IP Telephony
8 14 (9.09%) NetScaler
9 10 (6.49%) Ethernet
10 8 (5.19%) Internet
11 7 (4.55%) Wireless
11 7 (4.55%) DSL
11 7 (4.55%) Cisco ASA
12 6 (3.90%) Cisco IPT
13 5 (3.25%) Cisco IOS
13 5 (3.25%) MPLS
13 5 (3.25%) OSPF
13 5 (3.25%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (20.13%) SQL Server
2 6 (3.90%) SQL Server 2000
2 6 (3.90%) SQL Server 2005
2 6 (3.90%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 55 (35.71%) Finance
2 10 (6.49%) German Language
3 8 (5.19%) Telecoms
4 6 (3.90%) French Language
5 3 (1.95%) Banking
6 2 (1.30%) Retail
6 2 (1.30%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 44 (28.57%) Analyst
2 30 (19.48%) Systems Engineer
3 24 (15.58%) Infrastructure Manager
4 21 (13.64%) Service Desk Analyst
4 21 (13.64%) Service Analyst
5 16 (10.39%) Citrix Engineer
6 14 (9.09%) Server Engineer
7 12 (7.79%) Technical Analyst
8 11 (7.14%) Senior Systems Engineer
9 10 (6.49%) Support Analyst
10 9 (5.84%) 3rd Line Support
11 8 (5.19%) Infrastructure Analyst
12 6 (3.90%) IT Support Analyst
12 6 (3.90%) IT Support
13 5 (3.25%) Infrastructure Operations Analyst
13 5 (3.25%) Team Leader
13 5 (3.25%) Operations Analyst
14 4 (2.60%) Senior Technical Analyst
14 4 (2.60%) Senior Server Engineer
14 4 (2.60%) Server Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.25%) WSH
2 1 (0.65%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 33 (21.43%) Blackberry
2 25 (16.23%) Client/Server
3 16 (10.39%) Hedge funds
4 12 (7.79%) Enterprise Software
4 12 (7.79%) Thin Client
4 12 (7.79%) Fat Client
5 7 (4.55%) PDA
6 6 (3.90%) Management Information System
7 4 (2.60%) EqualLogic
8 3 (1.95%) iPad
8 3 (1.95%) CLARiiON
8 3 (1.95%) Clustering
8 3 (1.95%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 149 (96.75%) Windows
2 104 (67.53%) Windows Server 2003
3 81 (52.60%) Windows Server 2008
4 35 (22.73%) Windows Server 2012
5 30 (19.48%) Windows 2000
6 22 (14.29%) Linux
7 17 (11.04%) Windows 7
7 17 (11.04%) Windows 2000 Server
8 16 (10.39%) Windows XP
9 13 (8.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 13 (8.44%) Solaris
10 10 (6.49%) UNIX
11 6 (3.90%) Mac OS
12 4 (2.60%) Windows Vista
13 3 (1.95%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (39.61%) ITIL
2 26 (16.88%) Project Management
3 25 (16.23%) PRINCE
4 18 (11.69%) Service Delivery
5 17 (11.04%) BCP
6 12 (7.79%) Disaster Recovery
7 11 (7.14%) Incident Management
8 10 (6.49%) Migration
9 9 (5.84%) Problem Management
9 9 (5.84%) Change Management
9 9 (5.84%) Service Management
9 9 (5.84%) Time Management
10 8 (5.19%) Capacity Planning
10 8 (5.19%) Business Continuity Planning
10 8 (5.19%) Business Continuity
11 7 (4.55%) Change Control
12 6 (3.90%) Asset Management
12 6 (3.90%) CAD
13 5 (3.25%) Kalman Filter
14 4 (2.60%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 14 (9.09%) PowerShell
2 9 (5.84%) SQL
3 5 (3.25%) Java
3 5 (3.25%) VB
4 3 (1.95%) VBScript
5 1 (0.65%) Perl
5 1 (0.65%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 38 (24.68%) Microsoft Certification
2 23 (14.94%) Degree
3 16 (10.39%) Citrix Certification
4 12 (7.79%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 10 (6.49%) MCSE
6 7 (4.55%) CCA
7 4 (2.60%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 4 (2.60%) MCITP
7 4 (2.60%) MCSA
7 4 (2.60%) CCNA
7 4 (2.60%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (1.30%) Security+ Certification
9 1 (0.65%) RHCA
9 1 (0.65%) Oracle Certification
9 1 (0.65%) RHCE
9 1 (0.65%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (7.79%) QA
2 6 (3.90%) SLA
3 4 (2.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.65%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 110 (71.43%) Active Directory
2 83 (53.90%) XenApp
3 58 (37.66%) VMware Infrastructure
4 36 (23.38%) VMware ESX
5 29 (18.83%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 23 (14.94%) Terminal Services
7 18 (11.69%) XenDesktop
8 12 (7.79%) vSphere
8 12 (7.79%) Hyper-V
9 10 (6.49%) XenServer
10 6 (3.90%) UAG
11 5 (3.25%) VMware ESXi
12 1 (0.65%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 23 (14.94%) Norton AntiVirus
2 20 (12.99%) Backup Exec
3 10 (6.49%) NetBackup
3 10 (6.49%) SCCM
4 9 (5.84%) WSUS
5 6 (3.90%) HP SIM
5 6 (3.90%) Cisco CUCM
6 4 (2.60%) HP Data Protector
7 3 (1.95%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 2 (1.30%) SCOM
9 1 (0.65%) Puppet
Vendors
1 154 (100.00%) Citrix
2 106 (68.83%) Microsoft
3 85 (55.19%) VMware
4 63 (40.91%) Cisco
5 42 (27.27%) HP
6 30 (19.48%) Symantec
7 27 (17.53%) Dell
8 23 (14.94%) NetApp
9 20 (12.99%) EMC
10 13 (8.44%) Red Hat
11 11 (7.14%) Avaya
11 11 (7.14%) Altiris
12 10 (6.49%) SonicWALL
12 10 (6.49%) Apple
12 10 (6.49%) Reuters
12 10 (6.49%) Bloomberg
13 8 (5.19%) AppSense
14 7 (4.55%) Oracle
15 6 (3.90%) Veritas
15 6 (3.90%) IBM
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