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

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix MetaFrame Server
Rank 797 796 837
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +41
Permanent jobs citing MetaFrame 99 85 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.088% 0.080% 0.054%
As % of the System Software category 0.81% 0.80% 0.53%
Number of salaries quoted 65 79 49
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £26,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £48,550 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £41,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-15.66% +38.33%

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
12156 10640 11993
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 10.79% 9.97% 10.21%
Number of salaries quoted 10094 9044 10302
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%

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 17 September 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 17 September 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 -26 90 £35,000 -6.66% 10
London +10 42 £35,000 -4.76% 6
City of London +18 12 £21,000 -40.00% 2
North West -6 11 £33,027 -17.43%
Wiltshire - 11 £23,500 - 1
South West - 11 £23,750 - 1
Yorkshire -22 9 £45,000 - 1
Edinburgh - 9 - -
Scotland - 9 - -
West Yorkshire - 9 £45,000 - 1
Manchester +7 8 £30,922 -22.69%
East of England -18 8 £58,750 +80.76%
Leeds - 8 £45,000 - 1
Essex +1 4 - -
Brentwood -3 4 - -
South East -14 4 £47,500 +35.71% 2
Hertfordshire - 4 £58,750 -
Watford - 4 £58,750 -
Surrey -17 3 £47,500 +35.71% 1
Somerset - 3 £25,000 -
Redhill - 3 £47,500 -
Malmesbury - 2 £23,500 -
West Sussex -6 1 £47,500 +72.72%
West Midlands -30 1 £35,000 -30.00%

MetaFrame
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 September 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.

1 162 (100.00%) Citrix
2 156 (96.30%) Windows
3 116 (71.60%) Microsoft
3 116 (71.60%) Active Directory
4 111 (68.52%) Windows Server 2003
5 92 (56.79%) XenApp
6 89 (54.94%) VMware
7 83 (51.23%) MS Exchange
7 83 (51.23%) Windows Server 2008
8 67 (41.36%) LAN
8 67 (41.36%) WAN
9 64 (39.51%) Cisco
9 64 (39.51%) VMware Infrastructure
10 62 (38.27%) ITIL
11 61 (37.65%) Finance
12 56 (34.57%) DNS
13 53 (32.72%) Firewall
14 52 (32.10%) TCP/IP
15 49 (30.25%) DHCP
16 48 (29.63%) HP
17 44 (27.16%) Exchange Server 2003
18 41 (25.31%) Microsoft Certification
19 40 (24.69%) VMware ESX
20 38 (23.46%) Exchange Server 2007
20 38 (23.46%) Exchange Server 2010
21 35 (21.60%) Windows Server 2012
22 34 (20.99%) SQL Server
22 34 (20.99%) Blackberry
23 33 (20.37%) Windows 2000
23 33 (20.37%) SAN

MetaFrame
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 83 (51.23%) MS Exchange
2 44 (27.16%) Exchange Server 2003
3 38 (23.46%) Exchange Server 2007
3 38 (23.46%) Exchange Server 2010
4 32 (19.75%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 23 (14.20%) SharePoint
6 11 (6.79%) IIS
7 10 (6.17%) Exchange Server 2013
8 7 (4.32%) Apache
8 7 (4.32%) Lync
9 2 (1.23%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 30 (18.52%) MS Office
2 17 (10.49%) MS Excel
3 4 (2.47%) MS Project
4 1 (0.62%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 14 (8.64%) Cloud Computing
2 13 (8.02%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 67 (41.36%) LAN
1 67 (41.36%) WAN
2 56 (34.57%) DNS
3 53 (32.72%) Firewall
4 52 (32.10%) TCP/IP
5 49 (30.25%) DHCP
6 33 (20.37%) SAN
7 28 (17.28%) VPN
8 24 (14.81%) IP Telephony
9 18 (11.11%) NetScaler
10 11 (6.79%) Ethernet
11 10 (6.17%) Internet
12 8 (4.94%) DSL
12 8 (4.94%) Cisco ASA
13 7 (4.32%) Cisco IOS
13 7 (4.32%) Wireless
13 7 (4.32%) MPLS
13 7 (4.32%) OSPF
13 7 (4.32%) BGP
14 6 (3.70%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (20.99%) SQL Server
2 9 (5.56%) SQL Server 2000
3 8 (4.94%) SQL Server 2005
3 8 (4.94%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 61 (37.65%) Finance
2 10 (6.17%) Telecoms
3 9 (5.56%) German Language
4 6 (3.70%) French Language
5 4 (2.47%) Banking
6 2 (1.23%) Retail
6 2 (1.23%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 46 (28.40%) Analyst
2 29 (17.90%) Systems Engineer
3 25 (15.43%) Infrastructure Manager
4 21 (12.96%) Service Analyst
4 21 (12.96%) Service Desk Analyst
5 20 (12.35%) Citrix Engineer
6 17 (10.49%) Server Engineer
7 12 (7.41%) Technical Analyst
7 12 (7.41%) Senior Systems Engineer
8 10 (6.17%) Infrastructure Analyst
9 9 (5.56%) 3rd Line Support
10 8 (4.94%) Support Analyst
11 7 (4.32%) Operations Analyst
11 7 (4.32%) Infrastructure Operations Analyst
12 6 (3.70%) Server Analyst
12 6 (3.70%) Senior Analyst
13 5 (3.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 5 (3.09%) Team Leader
13 5 (3.09%) Windows Systems Engineer
14 4 (2.47%) Technical Services Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (3.70%) WSH
2 1 (0.62%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 34 (20.99%) Blackberry
2 22 (13.58%) Client/Server
3 20 (12.35%) Hedge funds
4 13 (8.02%) Enterprise Software
5 12 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
5 12 (7.41%) Thin Client
5 12 (7.41%) Fat Client
6 7 (4.32%) PDA
7 4 (2.47%) EqualLogic
7 4 (2.47%) Management Information System
8 3 (1.85%) CLARiiON
8 3 (1.85%) iPad
8 3 (1.85%) iPhone
9 2 (1.23%) Clustering
9 2 (1.23%) PKI
10 1 (0.62%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 156 (96.30%) Windows
2 111 (68.52%) Windows Server 2003
3 83 (51.23%) Windows Server 2008
4 35 (21.60%) Windows Server 2012
5 33 (20.37%) Windows 2000
6 24 (14.81%) Linux
7 21 (12.96%) Windows 2000 Server
8 16 (9.88%) Windows XP
8 16 (9.88%) Windows 7
9 15 (9.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 14 (8.64%) Solaris
11 10 (6.17%) UNIX
12 6 (3.70%) Mac OS
13 3 (1.85%) Windows NT
13 3 (1.85%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (38.27%) ITIL
2 27 (16.67%) Project Management
3 26 (16.05%) PRINCE
4 19 (11.73%) BCP
4 19 (11.73%) Service Delivery
5 13 (8.02%) Disaster Recovery
6 11 (6.79%) Incident Management
7 10 (6.17%) Migration
7 10 (6.17%) Business Continuity
7 10 (6.17%) Change Management
7 10 (6.17%) Time Management
7 10 (6.17%) Business Continuity Planning
7 10 (6.17%) Mentoring
8 9 (5.56%) Service Management
8 9 (5.56%) Problem Management
9 8 (4.94%) Capacity Planning
10 7 (4.32%) Coaching
10 7 (4.32%) CAD
11 6 (3.70%) Change Control
11 6 (3.70%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 17 (10.49%) PowerShell
2 7 (4.32%) Java
2 7 (4.32%) SQL
3 6 (3.70%) VB
4 4 (2.47%) VBScript
5 1 (0.62%) Perl
5 1 (0.62%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 41 (25.31%) Microsoft Certification
2 25 (15.43%) Degree
3 15 (9.26%) Citrix Certification
4 13 (8.02%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 8 (4.94%) MCSE
6 6 (3.70%) CCA
7 4 (2.47%) MCITP
8 3 (1.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 3 (1.85%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (1.85%) MCSA
8 3 (1.85%) CCNA
9 1 (0.62%) HNC
9 1 (0.62%) HND
9 1 (0.62%) Oracle Certification
9 1 (0.62%) RHCE
9 1 (0.62%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.62%) Security+ Certification
9 1 (0.62%) RHCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (7.41%) QA
2 6 (3.70%) SLA
3 4 (2.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.62%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 116 (71.60%) Active Directory
2 92 (56.79%) XenApp
3 64 (39.51%) VMware Infrastructure
4 40 (24.69%) VMware ESX
5 31 (19.14%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 22 (13.58%) Terminal Services
7 19 (11.73%) XenDesktop
8 13 (8.02%) vSphere
9 12 (7.41%) Hyper-V
9 12 (7.41%) XenServer
10 7 (4.32%) UAG
11 5 (3.09%) VMware ESXi
12 1 (0.62%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 23 (14.20%) Norton AntiVirus
2 20 (12.35%) Backup Exec
3 10 (6.17%) SCCM
4 8 (4.94%) NetBackup
5 6 (3.70%) WSUS
5 6 (3.70%) HP SIM
5 6 (3.70%) Cisco CUCM
6 4 (2.47%) HP Data Protector
7 3 (1.85%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 2 (1.23%) SCOM
9 1 (0.62%) Puppet
Vendors
1 162 (100.00%) Citrix
2 116 (71.60%) Microsoft
3 89 (54.94%) VMware
4 64 (39.51%) Cisco
5 48 (29.63%) HP
6 29 (17.90%) Symantec
7 27 (16.67%) Dell
8 22 (13.58%) EMC
9 21 (12.96%) NetApp
10 15 (9.26%) Red Hat
11 13 (8.02%) Avaya
12 11 (6.79%) Apple
12 11 (6.79%) SonicWALL
13 10 (6.17%) Altiris
14 8 (4.94%) AppSense
14 8 (4.94%) Reuters
14 8 (4.94%) Bloomberg
15 7 (4.32%) Oracle
16 6 (3.70%) CheckPoint
16 6 (3.70%) IBM
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