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

Location
3 months to
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix MetaFrame Server
Rank 817 769 825
Rank change year-on-year
-48 +56
Permanent jobs citing MetaFrame 85 115 76
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.075% 0.11% 0.066%
As % of the System Software category 0.64% 1.00% 0.64%
Number of salaries quoted 59 110 53
Average salary £38,500 £40,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.75% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,100 £28,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £51,000 £51,500
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £37,000 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+41.89% -

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
13247 11520 11880
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 11.64% 10.52% 10.34%
Number of salaries quoted 11203 9614 10244
Average salary £40,000 £41,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.61% -2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £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 27 November 2014 within the UK.

MetaFrame Salary Histogram in the UK

MetaFrame
Top 23 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 November 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 -44 81 £38,500 -4.93% 4
London -4 45 £37,500 -7.40% 1
South East -2 19 £55,000 +89.65%
Surrey +2 18 £55,000 +54.92%
Redhill - 12 £55,000 -
City of London +34 11 - -
North West +1 11 £21,500 -44.87%
Manchester -3 11 £21,500 -44.87%
Stockport -1 6 £21,500 -44.87%
Leeds -20 4 £45,000 +12.50%
West Yorkshire -25 4 £45,000 +12.50%
Yorkshire -44 4 £45,000 +12.50%
Edinburgh - 4 - -
Scotland - 4 - -
Chertsey - 2 £54,250 -
Essex -9 1 - -
Brentwood -21 1 - -
East of England -29 1 - -
South West - 1 £23,500 - 3
Epsom - 1 £40,000 -
Hampshire - 1 - -
Docklands, London - 1 £38,500 -
Wiltshire - 1 £23,500 -

MetaFrame
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 November 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.

1 171 (100.00%) Citrix
2 162 (94.74%) Windows
3 141 (82.46%) Microsoft
4 129 (75.44%) Active Directory
5 106 (61.99%) Windows Server 2003
6 100 (58.48%) XenApp
7 93 (54.39%) VMware
8 86 (50.29%) MS Exchange
9 77 (45.03%) Windows Server 2008
10 76 (44.44%) Cisco
11 68 (39.77%) WAN
12 65 (38.01%) Finance
12 65 (38.01%) Firewall
12 65 (38.01%) VMware Infrastructure
13 63 (36.84%) LAN
14 62 (36.26%) TCP/IP
15 50 (29.24%) DNS
15 50 (29.24%) MS Office
15 50 (29.24%) Exchange Server 2003
16 49 (28.65%) DHCP
17 46 (26.90%) Windows Server 2012
18 45 (26.32%) ITIL
19 44 (25.73%) Exchange Server 2010
19 44 (25.73%) Exchange Server 2007
20 43 (25.15%) Microsoft Certification
21 40 (23.39%) HP
22 39 (22.81%) SAN
23 37 (21.64%) Blackberry
24 33 (19.30%) Symantec
24 33 (19.30%) VMware ESX

MetaFrame
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 86 (50.29%) MS Exchange
2 50 (29.24%) Exchange Server 2003
3 44 (25.73%) Exchange Server 2007
3 44 (25.73%) Exchange Server 2010
4 31 (18.13%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 19 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2013
6 18 (10.53%) SharePoint
7 12 (7.02%) IIS
8 7 (4.09%) Apache
8 7 (4.09%) Lync
9 5 (2.92%) IBM Notes
9 5 (2.92%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 50 (29.24%) MS Office
2 18 (10.53%) MS Excel
3 16 (9.36%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 23 (13.45%) Cloud Computing
2 18 (10.53%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 68 (39.77%) WAN
2 65 (38.01%) Firewall
3 63 (36.84%) LAN
4 62 (36.26%) TCP/IP
5 50 (29.24%) DNS
6 49 (28.65%) DHCP
7 39 (22.81%) SAN
8 27 (15.79%) VPN
9 22 (12.87%) NetScaler
10 20 (11.70%) IP Telephony
11 19 (11.11%) Internet
12 12 (7.02%) Cisco IPT
12 12 (7.02%) Cisco IOS
13 11 (6.43%) Ethernet
14 8 (4.68%) DSL
15 7 (4.09%) Wireless
15 7 (4.09%) MPLS
15 7 (4.09%) OSPF
15 7 (4.09%) BGP
15 7 (4.09%) Cisco PIX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (13.45%) SQL Server
2 5 (2.92%) Ingres
2 5 (2.92%) SQL Server 2000
3 4 (2.34%) SQL Server 2005
3 4 (2.34%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.58%) Oracle Database
General
1 65 (38.01%) Finance
2 19 (11.11%) Telecoms
3 5 (2.92%) German Language
4 4 (2.34%) Banking
5 2 (1.17%) Retail
6 1 (0.58%) French Language
6 1 (0.58%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 51 (29.82%) Analyst
2 23 (13.45%) Citrix Engineer
3 22 (12.87%) Infrastructure Manager
4 21 (12.28%) Server Engineer
4 21 (12.28%) Systems Engineer
5 16 (9.36%) Service Analyst
5 16 (9.36%) Service Desk Analyst
6 15 (8.77%) Technical Specialist
7 13 (7.60%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 13 (7.60%) Support Analyst
8 12 (7.02%) IT Support Analyst
8 12 (7.02%) Technical Analyst
8 12 (7.02%) IT Support
9 9 (5.26%) Senior Systems Engineer
10 7 (4.09%) Infrastructure Analyst
10 7 (4.09%) Operations Analyst
10 7 (4.09%) Infrastructure Operations Analyst
11 6 (3.51%) Server Analyst
11 6 (3.51%) Senior Analyst
12 5 (2.92%) Systems Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (2.92%) CSS
2 2 (1.17%) WSH
3 1 (0.58%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 37 (21.64%) Blackberry
2 25 (14.62%) Hedge funds
3 9 (5.26%) Enterprise Software
4 7 (4.09%) PDA
5 6 (3.51%) Clustering
6 4 (2.34%) Client/Server
7 3 (1.75%) iPhone
7 3 (1.75%) iPad
7 3 (1.75%) CLARiiON
8 2 (1.17%) PKI
9 1 (0.58%) Fat Client
9 1 (0.58%) Video Conferencing
9 1 (0.58%) Thin Client
9 1 (0.58%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.58%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 162 (94.74%) Windows
2 106 (61.99%) Windows Server 2003
3 77 (45.03%) Windows Server 2008
4 46 (26.90%) Windows Server 2012
5 25 (14.62%) Windows 7
5 25 (14.62%) Windows 2000 Server
6 24 (14.04%) Windows 2000
7 18 (10.53%) Linux
8 15 (8.77%) UNIX
8 15 (8.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 10 (5.85%) Solaris
10 9 (5.26%) Windows XP
11 1 (0.58%) Windows Vista
11 1 (0.58%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (26.32%) ITIL
2 26 (15.20%) Disaster Recovery
3 25 (14.62%) Business Continuity
4 23 (13.45%) BCP
5 22 (12.87%) Service Delivery
5 22 (12.87%) PRINCE
6 20 (11.70%) Project Management
7 19 (11.11%) Business Continuity Planning
8 8 (4.68%) Capacity Planning
9 7 (4.09%) CAD
9 7 (4.09%) Incident Management
10 6 (3.51%) DevOps
11 5 (2.92%) Problem Management
11 5 (2.92%) Supplier Management
11 5 (2.92%) Time Management
11 5 (2.92%) Migration
12 4 (2.34%) Change Management
12 4 (2.34%) Investment Management
13 3 (1.75%) Service Management
14 2 (1.17%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 16 (9.36%) SQL
2 11 (6.43%) VBScript
3 10 (5.85%) PowerShell
4 9 (5.26%) VB
5 7 (4.09%) Java
6 1 (0.58%) Perl
6 1 (0.58%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 43 (25.15%) Microsoft Certification
2 21 (12.28%) Degree
3 9 (5.26%) MCITP
4 8 (4.68%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 6 (3.51%) CCNA
5 6 (3.51%) MCSE
5 6 (3.51%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (2.34%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (0.58%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.58%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.58%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.58%) Security Cleared
7 1 (0.58%) MCSA
7 1 (0.58%) HNC
7 1 (0.58%) HND
7 1 (0.58%) RHCE
7 1 (0.58%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.58%) RHCA
7 1 (0.58%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.68%) QA
2 6 (3.51%) SLA
3 4 (2.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.58%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 129 (75.44%) Active Directory
2 100 (58.48%) XenApp
3 65 (38.01%) VMware Infrastructure
4 33 (19.30%) VMware ESX
5 25 (14.62%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 17 (9.94%) VMware ESXi
7 16 (9.36%) Hyper-V
8 13 (7.60%) Terminal Services
9 11 (6.43%) XenDesktop
10 7 (4.09%) UAG
11 5 (2.92%) vSphere
11 5 (2.92%) VMware Server
12 4 (2.34%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 19 (11.11%) Norton AntiVirus
2 12 (7.02%) NetBackup
3 9 (5.26%) Backup Exec
4 7 (4.09%) SCCM
5 1 (0.58%) HP Data Protector
5 1 (0.58%) HP SIM
5 1 (0.58%) Puppet
5 1 (0.58%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (0.58%) WSUS
Vendors
1 171 (100.00%) Citrix
2 141 (82.46%) Microsoft
3 93 (54.39%) VMware
4 76 (44.44%) Cisco
5 40 (23.39%) HP
6 33 (19.30%) Symantec
7 20 (11.70%) EMC
8 19 (11.11%) NetApp
9 15 (8.77%) Red Hat
10 14 (8.19%) Dell
11 13 (7.60%) Avaya
12 12 (7.02%) Veritas
12 12 (7.02%) Reuters
12 12 (7.02%) Bloomberg
13 11 (6.43%) Apple
13 11 (6.43%) SonicWALL
14 9 (5.26%) Oracle
15 8 (4.68%) AppSense
16 7 (4.09%) McAfee
17 6 (3.51%) CheckPoint
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