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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Citrix MetaFrame Server
Rank 886 821 795
Rank change year-on-year
-65 -26
Permanent jobs citing MetaFrame 7 86 78
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.006% 0.075% 0.073%
As % of the System Software category 0.059% 0.69% 0.73%
Number of salaries quoted 6 56 67
Average salary £36,250 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.57% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £23,500 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £33,027 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+5.97% -5.63%

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
11774 12478 10645
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 10.75% 10.87% 10.02%
Number of salaries quoted 9834 10290 9075
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- -3.84%

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 28 August 2015 within the UK.

MetaFrame Salary Histogram in the UK

MetaFrame
Top 12 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 28 August 2015. 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
England -68 6 £36,250 +3.57%
West Midlands -3 3 £35,000 -
Birmingham - 2 £35,500 -
South East +12 1 £60,000 +26.31%
Scotland -4 1 - -
Edinburgh -11 1 - -
London -22 1 £55,000 +43.79%
South West -31 1 £27,500 +14.58%
Coventry - 1 £35,000 -
Slough - 1 £60,000 -
Berkshire - 1 £60,000 -
Bristol - 1 £27,500 -

MetaFrame
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 26 (100.00%) Windows
1 26 (100.00%) Citrix
2 18 (69.23%) Active Directory
3 17 (65.38%) Microsoft
4 12 (46.15%) Windows Server 2008
4 12 (46.15%) XenApp
5 11 (42.31%) VMware
5 11 (42.31%) Windows Server 2003
6 10 (38.46%) MS Exchange
7 9 (34.62%) Finance
8 7 (26.92%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 7 (26.92%) Banking
8 7 (26.92%) Windows 2000
9 6 (23.08%) ITIL
9 6 (23.08%) Symantec
9 6 (23.08%) Application Packaging
9 6 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
10 5 (19.23%) Hyper-V
10 5 (19.23%) Lotus
10 5 (19.23%) Cisco
10 5 (19.23%) MS Office
10 5 (19.23%) MS Excel
10 5 (19.23%) Windows XP
10 5 (19.23%) TCP/IP
10 5 (19.23%) vSphere
10 5 (19.23%) Exchange Server 2010
11 4 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
11 4 (15.38%) Software Delivery
11 4 (15.38%) IBM Notes
11 4 (15.38%) SQL Server

MetaFrame
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 10 (38.46%) MS Exchange
2 5 (19.23%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2003
3 4 (15.38%) IBM Notes
4 2 (7.69%) IIS
4 2 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (7.69%) Lync
5 1 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (3.85%) WebLogic
5 1 (3.85%) Lotus Domino
5 1 (3.85%) WebSphere
5 1 (3.85%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 5 (19.23%) MS Office
1 5 (19.23%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.85%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.85%) Office 365
1 1 (3.85%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 5 (19.23%) TCP/IP
2 4 (15.38%) Firewall
2 4 (15.38%) Wi-Fi
3 3 (11.54%) VPN
3 3 (11.54%) Internet
4 2 (7.69%) DNS
4 2 (7.69%) SAN
4 2 (7.69%) NAS
4 2 (7.69%) DHCP
5 1 (3.85%) SMTP
5 1 (3.85%) Fibre Channel
5 1 (3.85%) Multicast
5 1 (3.85%) Spanning Tree
5 1 (3.85%) Wireless
5 1 (3.85%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (3.85%) Cisco PIX
5 1 (3.85%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (3.85%) OSPF
5 1 (3.85%) BGP
5 1 (3.85%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (15.38%) SQL Server
2 2 (7.69%) SQL Server 2000
2 2 (7.69%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (7.69%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 9 (34.62%) Finance
2 7 (26.92%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (19.23%) Systems Administrator
1 5 (19.23%) Administrator
1 5 (19.23%) Citrix Engineer
2 4 (15.38%) Citrix Administrator
2 4 (15.38%) Senior Citrix Engineer
2 4 (15.38%) Analyst
3 3 (11.54%) Service Analyst
3 3 (11.54%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (11.54%) Service Desk Analyst
4 2 (7.69%) Team Leader
4 2 (7.69%) Technical Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) Technical Analyst
4 2 (7.69%) Technical Services Analyst
4 2 (7.69%) Wintel Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) IT Support
4 2 (7.69%) Support Team Leader
4 2 (7.69%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Technical Leader
5 1 (3.85%) Senior Infrastructure Specialist
5 1 (3.85%) Senior Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (23.08%) Application Packaging
2 1 (3.85%) HTML
2 1 (3.85%) CSS
2 1 (3.85%) XML
2 1 (3.85%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (15.38%) AS400
2 2 (7.69%) CLARiiON
2 2 (7.69%) Clustering
2 2 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (7.69%) EMC VNX
3 1 (3.85%) Thin Client
3 1 (3.85%) GIS
3 1 (3.85%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 26 (100.00%) Windows
2 12 (46.15%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (42.31%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (26.92%) Windows 2000
5 5 (19.23%) Windows XP
6 4 (15.38%) Windows 2000 Server
6 4 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (11.54%) Windows 7
7 3 (11.54%) Windows 8
8 2 (7.69%) Windows Vista
9 1 (3.85%) AIX
9 1 (3.85%) HPUX
9 1 (3.85%) Solaris
9 1 (3.85%) Linux
9 1 (3.85%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (23.08%) ITIL
2 4 (15.38%) Software Delivery
3 3 (11.54%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (7.69%) Time Management
4 2 (7.69%) Mentoring
5 1 (3.85%) People Management
5 1 (3.85%) Patch Management
5 1 (3.85%) Server Building
5 1 (3.85%) Network Management
5 1 (3.85%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (3.85%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (3.85%) CRM
5 1 (3.85%) B2B
5 1 (3.85%) CAD
5 1 (3.85%) Project Management
5 1 (3.85%) Process Management
5 1 (3.85%) Business Continuity
5 1 (3.85%) Asset Management
5 1 (3.85%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 4 (15.38%) PowerShell
2 3 (11.54%) VBScript
3 2 (7.69%) SQL
4 1 (3.85%) Java
4 1 (3.85%) Perl
Qualifications
1 4 (15.38%) CCNA
1 4 (15.38%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (11.54%) MCSE
2 3 (11.54%) Degree
3 2 (7.69%) MCP
3 2 (7.69%) MCSA
3 2 (7.69%) CCNP
3 2 (7.69%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (15.38%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (69.23%) Active Directory
2 12 (46.15%) XenApp
3 7 (26.92%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 6 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (19.23%) Hyper-V
5 5 (19.23%) vSphere
6 3 (11.54%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (11.54%) VMware ESX
7 2 (7.69%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (3.85%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (3.85%) Terminal Server
8 1 (3.85%) Terminal Services
8 1 (3.85%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 4 (15.38%) Norton AntiVirus
2 3 (11.54%) WSUS
2 3 (11.54%) SCCM
3 2 (7.69%) Backup Exec
4 1 (3.85%) ARCserve
4 1 (3.85%) HP Data Protector
4 1 (3.85%) HP SIM
4 1 (3.85%) vMotion
Vendors
1 26 (100.00%) Citrix
2 17 (65.38%) Microsoft
3 11 (42.31%) VMware
4 6 (23.08%) Symantec
5 5 (19.23%) Cisco
5 5 (19.23%) Lotus
6 4 (15.38%) JD Edwards
6 4 (15.38%) NetApp
6 4 (15.38%) HP
7 2 (7.69%) Dell
7 2 (7.69%) EMC
7 2 (7.69%) Intel
8 1 (3.85%) IBM
8 1 (3.85%) Sun
8 1 (3.85%) Oracle
8 1 (3.85%) webMethods
8 1 (3.85%) BEA
8 1 (3.85%) Actuate
8 1 (3.85%) CommVault
8 1 (3.85%) AppSense