Period
to 20 October 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for MetaFrame skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited MetaFrame over the 6 months to 20 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Citrix MetaFrame Server
UK
6 months to
20 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1176 1206 1302
Rank change year-on-year +30 +96 -130
Permanent jobs citing MetaFrame 16 22 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.009% 0.012% 0.006%
As % of the System Software category 0.070% 0.093% 0.052%
Number of salaries quoted 16 12 11
UK median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £28,375 £21,000
90th Percentile £64,250 £51,850 £58,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £32,500 £45,000 £33,500
% change year-on-year -27.78% +34.33% -4.29%

MetaFrame is in the System Software category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 22782 23736 25029
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 13.08% 12.43% 11.41%
Number of salaries quoted 19180 19970 20854
UK median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +0.05%
10th Percentile £23,750 £23,500 £22,750
90th Percentile £75,000 £71,250 £66,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +4.00% - +7.14%

MetaFrame
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing MetaFrame as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for MetaFrame in the UK

MetaFrame
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for MetaFrame in the UK

MetaFrame
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing MetaFrame over the 6 months to 20 October 2017.

Salary histogram for MetaFrame in the UK

MetaFrame
Top 4 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MetaFrame within the UK over the 6 months to 20 October 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +55 16 £40,000 +6.67% 1
UK excluding London +48 11 £32,500 -27.78% 1
South East - 11 £32,500 - 1
London +27 5 £63,500 +69.33%

For the 6 months to 20 October 2017, IT jobs citing MetaFrame also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for MetaFrame.

1 16 (100.00%) Citrix
2 13 (81.25%) SQL Server
2 13 (81.25%) XenApp
3 11 (68.75%) Degree
3 11 (68.75%) SQL
3 11 (68.75%) MCSE
3 11 (68.75%) Microsoft Certification
4 9 (56.25%) Active Directory
5 7 (43.75%) CCNA
5 7 (43.75%) CCA
5 7 (43.75%) Citrix Certification
5 7 (43.75%) Cisco Certification
5 7 (43.75%) Linux
5 7 (43.75%) Computer Science
5 7 (43.75%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 7 (43.75%) PowerShell
5 7 (43.75%) Relational Database
5 7 (43.75%) Computer Science Degree
6 6 (37.50%) Windows Server
6 6 (37.50%) VMware
6 6 (37.50%) Windows
7 5 (31.25%) Finance
7 5 (31.25%) NetScaler
8 4 (25.00%) 3PAR
8 4 (25.00%) High Availability
8 4 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
8 4 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 4 (25.00%) HP
8 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (18.75%) Thin Client

MetaFrame
Co-occurring IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (12.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 2 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2007
1 2 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2013
1 2 (12.50%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (12.50%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 5 (31.25%) NetScaler
2 3 (18.75%) Network Security
3 2 (12.50%) DHCP
3 2 (12.50%) DNS
3 2 (12.50%) Firewall
3 2 (12.50%) Internet
3 2 (12.50%) LAN
3 2 (12.50%) SAN
3 2 (12.50%) TCP/IP
3 2 (12.50%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (81.25%) SQL Server
2 7 (43.75%) Relational Database
3 4 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 5 (31.25%) Finance
2 3 (18.75%) Publishing
3 2 (12.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (50.00%) Support Engineer
2 7 (43.75%) Software Support Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) Citrix Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) Infrastructure Specialist
3 3 (18.75%) VMware Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Citrix Specialist
4 2 (12.50%) Exchange Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Server Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Systems Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) VMware Specialist
4 2 (12.50%) Windows Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Windows Systems Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (6.25%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Server Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Systems Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Technical Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Technical Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 7 (43.75%) Computer Science
2 3 (18.75%) Fat Client
2 3 (18.75%) Thin Client
3 2 (12.50%) Blackberry
3 2 (12.50%) Hedge funds
3 2 (12.50%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 7 (43.75%) Linux
2 6 (37.50%) Windows
2 6 (37.50%) Windows Server
3 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (25.00%) High Availability
2 2 (12.50%) BCP
2 2 (12.50%) Business Continuity
2 2 (12.50%) Business Continuity Planning
2 2 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 11 (68.75%) SQL
2 7 (43.75%) PowerShell
3 3 (18.75%) C#
Qualifications
1 11 (68.75%) Degree
1 11 (68.75%) MCSE
1 11 (68.75%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (43.75%) CCA
2 7 (43.75%) CCNA
2 7 (43.75%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (43.75%) Citrix Certification
2 7 (43.75%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 13 (81.25%) XenApp
2 9 (56.25%) Active Directory
3 7 (43.75%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 3 (18.75%) Microsoft App-V
4 3 (18.75%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (18.75%) XenDesktop
5 2 (12.50%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 16 (100.00%) Citrix
2 6 (37.50%) VMware
3 4 (25.00%) 3PAR
3 4 (25.00%) HP
4 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
4 2 (12.50%) NetApp