Period
to 20 April 2018

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 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Citrix MetaFrame Server
UK
6 months to
20 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1178 1158 1273
Rank change year-on-year -20 +115 -26
Permanent jobs citing MetaFrame 25 13 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.014% 0.008% 0.007%
As % of the System Software category 0.10% 0.061% 0.060%
Number of salaries quoted 19 9 6
UK median annual salary £62,500 £32,500 £44,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +92.31% -26.55% +12.74%
10th Percentile £32,850 £22,500 £34,375
90th Percentile £72,500 £61,500 £61,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £33,500 £39,875 £43,500
% change year-on-year -15.99% -8.33% -13.00%

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 24,291 21,229 24,886
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 13.69% 12.30% 12.16%
Number of salaries quoted 19,776 17,709 21,067
UK median annual salary £46,000 £42,500 £40,457
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.24% +5.05% +1.14%
10th Percentile £25,000 £23,500 £23,000
90th Percentile £78,750 £73,750 £68,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +4.69%

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 April 2018.

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 April 2018. 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 +6 25 £62,500 +56.74% 2
London - 21 £67,500 - 2
South East +4 4 £33,500 -44.17%
UK excluding London -20 4 £33,500 -15.99%

For the 6 months to 20 April 2018, IT jobs citing MetaFrame also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads with a requirement for MetaFrame.

1 25 (100.00%) Citrix
2 23 (92.00%) Active Directory
3 22 (88.00%) Microsoft
3 22 (88.00%) Windows
3 22 (88.00%) MS Exchange
4 21 (84.00%) Finance
5 20 (80.00%) VMware
5 20 (80.00%) Firewall
5 20 (80.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 20 (80.00%) Hyper-V
5 20 (80.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 20 (80.00%) Windows Server
6 18 (72.00%) XenApp
6 18 (72.00%) Exchange Server 2010
6 18 (72.00%) LAN
6 18 (72.00%) WAN
6 18 (72.00%) DHCP
6 18 (72.00%) TCP/IP
6 18 (72.00%) DNS
6 18 (72.00%) NetApp
6 18 (72.00%) Blackberry
6 18 (72.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 16 (64.00%) Cisco
7 16 (64.00%) VMware Infrastructure
8 15 (60.00%) SQL Server
9 14 (56.00%) EMC
9 14 (56.00%) Cisco ASA
9 14 (56.00%) XenServer
10 13 (52.00%) Backup Exec
11 12 (48.00%) Exchange Server 2007

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 22 (88.00%) MS Exchange
2 18 (72.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 18 (72.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 12 (48.00%) Exchange Server 2007
4 10 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2013
5 8 (32.00%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (8.00%) SharePoint
6 2 (8.00%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (16.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (28.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (24.00%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (12.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 20 (80.00%) Firewall
2 18 (72.00%) DHCP
2 18 (72.00%) DNS
2 18 (72.00%) LAN
2 18 (72.00%) TCP/IP
2 18 (72.00%) WAN
3 14 (56.00%) Cisco ASA
4 10 (40.00%) SAN
5 6 (24.00%) NAS
6 4 (16.00%) Internet
7 3 (12.00%) NetScaler
7 3 (12.00%) Network Security
8 2 (8.00%) VoIP
9 1 (4.00%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 11 (44.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 11 (44.00%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 21 (84.00%) Finance
2 4 (16.00%) Telecoms
3 3 (12.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 7 (28.00%) Technology Manager
2 5 (20.00%) Infrastructure Manager
2 5 (20.00%) Systems Manager
3 4 (16.00%) Exchange Engineer
3 4 (16.00%) Senior Exchange Engineer
3 4 (16.00%) Senior VMware Engineer
3 4 (16.00%) Senior Windows Engineer
3 4 (16.00%) VMware Engineer
3 4 (16.00%) Windows Engineer
4 3 (12.00%) Citrix Engineer
4 3 (12.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (12.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (12.00%) VMware Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (12.00%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) 3rd Line Support
5 2 (8.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Engineering Manager
5 2 (8.00%) Senior Citrix Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (44.00%) WSH
Miscellaneous
1 18 (72.00%) Blackberry
2 12 (48.00%) Hedge funds
3 6 (24.00%) Computer Science
4 4 (16.00%) Private Cloud
5 3 (12.00%) Fat Client
5 3 (12.00%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 22 (88.00%) Windows
2 20 (80.00%) Windows Server
2 20 (80.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 20 (80.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 11 (44.00%) Linux
3 11 (44.00%) Solaris
4 10 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (8.00%) Windows 10
5 2 (8.00%) Windows 8
5 2 (8.00%) Windows Vista
5 2 (8.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (44.00%) Kalman Filter
2 8 (32.00%) Performance Management
3 6 (24.00%) Mentoring
3 6 (24.00%) Problem-Solving
3 6 (24.00%) Scorecard
4 5 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (16.00%) BCP
5 4 (16.00%) Business Continuity
5 4 (16.00%) Business Continuity Planning
6 2 (8.00%) Data Conversion
6 2 (8.00%) Data Protection
6 2 (8.00%) Proactive Monitoring
7 1 (4.00%) Capacity Planning
7 1 (4.00%) Patch Management
7 1 (4.00%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 12 (48.00%) PowerShell
2 11 (44.00%) VB
3 2 (8.00%) C
3 2 (8.00%) SQL
4 1 (4.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 6 (24.00%) Degree
2 2 (8.00%) MCSE
2 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 23 (92.00%) Active Directory
2 20 (80.00%) Hyper-V
3 18 (72.00%) XenApp
4 16 (64.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 14 (56.00%) XenServer
6 3 (12.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 3 (12.00%) Microsoft App-V
6 3 (12.00%) XenDesktop
7 2 (8.00%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 13 (52.00%) Backup Exec
2 11 (44.00%) Norton AntiVirus
3 3 (12.00%) SCCM
4 1 (4.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 25 (100.00%) Citrix
2 22 (88.00%) Microsoft
3 20 (80.00%) VMware
4 18 (72.00%) NetApp
5 16 (64.00%) Cisco
6 14 (56.00%) EMC
7 11 (44.00%) ConnectWise
7 11 (44.00%) Dell
7 11 (44.00%) HP
7 11 (44.00%) Symantec
8 6 (24.00%) EqualLogic
9 2 (8.00%) Capita