Period
to 19 August 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 19 August 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Citrix MetaFrame Server
UK
6 months to
19 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1168 1246 1267
Rank change year-on-year +78 +21 -81
Permanent jobs citing MetaFrame 15 18 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.008% 0.009% 0.013%
As % of the System Software category 0.067% 0.073% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 15 9 22
UK median annual salary £32,500 £37,500 £43,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -13.33% -14.29% +15.13%
10th Percentile £31,250 £33,000 £21,000
90th Percentile £51,525 £46,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £32,500 £42,500 £33,500
% change year-on-year -23.53% +26.87% +1.43%

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

System Software Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 22538 24633 25407
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 12.74% 12.49% 11.69%
Number of salaries quoted 19021 20881 21022
UK median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £24,000 £23,000 £23,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £71,250 £65,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £38,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +1.33% - +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 19 August 2017.

Salary histogram for MetaFrame in the UK

MetaFrame
Top 7 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 19 August 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 +87 14 £32,500 -13.33% 1
UK excluding London +74 13 £32,500 -23.53%
South East - 11 £32,500 -
London +25 1 £65,000 +73.33% 1
Yorkshire +25 1 £54,750 +21.67%
North of England -13 1 £54,750 +21.67%
South West - 1 £25,000 -

For the 6 months to 19 August 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 15 (100.00%) Citrix
2 13 (86.67%) SQL
3 12 (80.00%) SQL Server
3 12 (80.00%) MCSE
3 12 (80.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 12 (80.00%) Degree
4 11 (73.33%) XenApp
5 8 (53.33%) Linux
6 7 (46.67%) CCA
6 7 (46.67%) Citrix Certification
6 7 (46.67%) Cisco Certification
6 7 (46.67%) CCNA
6 7 (46.67%) Active Directory
6 7 (46.67%) Computer Science
6 7 (46.67%) Relational Database
6 7 (46.67%) Computer Science Degree
7 6 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 6 (40.00%) VMware
7 6 (40.00%) Windows
8 5 (33.33%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 5 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
8 5 (33.33%) PowerShell
9 4 (26.67%) SQL Server 2005
9 4 (26.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 4 (26.67%) HP
9 4 (26.67%) Windows Server
9 4 (26.67%) High Availability
9 4 (26.67%) NetScaler
9 4 (26.67%) 3PAR
10 3 (20.00%) Microsoft

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 1 (6.67%) MS Exchange
1 1 (6.67%) SharePoint
1 1 (6.67%) Skype for Business
1 1 (6.67%) WebLogic
1 1 (6.67%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (6.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (26.67%) NetScaler
2 2 (13.33%) Firewall
3 1 (6.67%) Internet
3 1 (6.67%) Network Security
3 1 (6.67%) SAN
3 1 (6.67%) TCP/IP
3 1 (6.67%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (80.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (46.67%) Relational Database
3 4 (26.67%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (6.67%) GIS
General
1 1 (6.67%) Finance
1 1 (6.67%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 8 (53.33%) Support Engineer
2 7 (46.67%) Software Support Engineer
3 3 (20.00%) Infrastructure Specialist
4 2 (13.33%) Citrix Specialist
4 2 (13.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) VMware Specialist
5 1 (6.67%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
5 1 (6.67%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Graduate Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Support
5 1 (6.67%) IT Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Maximo Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) Storage Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Technical Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Technical Specialist
5 1 (6.67%) VMware Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) VMware Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) HTML
1 1 (6.67%) Middleware
1 1 (6.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (46.67%) Computer Science
2 1 (6.67%) Fat Client
2 1 (6.67%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 8 (53.33%) Linux
2 6 (40.00%) Windows
2 6 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (26.67%) Windows Server
4 2 (13.33%) Windows XP
5 1 (6.67%) AIX
5 1 (6.67%) HPUX
5 1 (6.67%) Solaris
5 1 (6.67%) Unix
5 1 (6.67%) Windows 2000
5 1 (6.67%) Windows 2000 Server
5 1 (6.67%) Windows 8
5 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (6.67%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (26.67%) High Availability
2 1 (6.67%) B2B
2 1 (6.67%) CAD
2 1 (6.67%) Capacity Management
2 1 (6.67%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (86.67%) SQL
2 5 (33.33%) PowerShell
3 1 (6.67%) C#
3 1 (6.67%) Java
Qualifications
1 12 (80.00%) Degree
1 12 (80.00%) MCSE
1 12 (80.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (46.67%) CCA
2 7 (46.67%) CCNA
2 7 (46.67%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (46.67%) Citrix Certification
2 7 (46.67%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (26.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 11 (73.33%) XenApp
2 7 (46.67%) Active Directory
3 5 (33.33%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 5 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (6.67%) Hyper-V
4 1 (6.67%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (6.67%) Terminal Server
4 1 (6.67%) Terminal Services
4 1 (6.67%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 15 (100.00%) Citrix
2 6 (40.00%) VMware
3 4 (26.67%) 3PAR
3 4 (26.67%) HP
4 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
5 1 (6.67%) Actuate
5 1 (6.67%) BEA
5 1 (6.67%) Cisco
5 1 (6.67%) IBM
5 1 (6.67%) Oracle
5 1 (6.67%) Sun
5 1 (6.67%) Veeam
5 1 (6.67%) webMethods