The table below looks at the statistics for MetaFrame skills in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MetaFrame over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix MetaFrame Server
Rank 212 187 -
Rank change year-on-year
-25 -
Permanent jobs citing MetaFrame 1 15 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.018% 0.27% -
As % of the System Software category 0.18% 2.69% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 15 0
Average salary £35,000 £50,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-30.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £33,027 £35,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-5.63% +16.66%
MetaFrame
England

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

System Software Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
550 557 478
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 10.09% 10.21% 9.94%
Number of salaries quoted 472 507 401
Average salary £37,500 £38,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.31% +8.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-5.06% +5.33%

MetaFrame
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

MetaFrame Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

MetaFrame
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing MetaFrame across the West Midlands region.

MetaFrame Salary Trend in the West Midlands

MetaFrame
Top 22 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands region 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 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Citrix
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) XenApp
2 1 (50.00%) XenDesktop
2 1 (50.00%) Project Management
2 1 (50.00%) VMware ESX
2 1 (50.00%) IP Telephony
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) PRINCE
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (50.00%) LAN
2 1 (50.00%) WAN
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory

MetaFrame
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands region 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 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) LAN
1 1 (50.00%) WAN
1 1 (50.00%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Systems Administrator
1 1 (50.00%) Administrator
1 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Wintel Administrator
1 1 (50.00%) Wintel Systems Administrator
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) PRINCE
1 1 (50.00%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (50.00%) VMware ESX
1 1 (50.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (50.00%) XenApp
1 1 (50.00%) XenDesktop
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Citrix
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft