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 3 months to 25 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Citrix MetaFrame Server
UK
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 861 913 958
Rank change year-on-year +52 +45  
Permanent jobs citing MetaFrame 11 11 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.012% 0.011% 0.012%
As % of the System Software category 0.097% 0.089% 0.100%
Number of salaries quoted 11 4 11
Median salary £32,500 £38,750 £33,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -16.12% +15.67%  
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £40,000 £32,750
% change year-on-year -18.75% +22.13%  

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 11339 12341 13042
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 12.87% 12.71% 11.78%
Number of salaries quoted 9621 10508 10784
Median salary £44,000 £42,500 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.52% +3.65%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £38,500 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year -1.28% +4.00%  

MetaFrame
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing MetaFrame as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the System Software category.

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 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Salary histogram for MetaFrame in the UK

MetaFrame
Top 9 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 3 months to 25 June 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +58 10 £36,250 -12.12%
South East - 9 £32,500 -
West Sussex - 5 £32,500 -
Crawley - 5 £32,500 -
Surrey - 4 £42,500 -
Epsom - 2 £40,000 -
Yorkshire +14 1 £54,750 +21.66%
Doncaster -7 1 £54,750 +21.66%
South Yorkshire -12 1 £54,750 +21.66%

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 22 (100.00%) Citrix
2 16 (72.73%) XenApp
3 14 (63.64%) SQL
3 14 (63.64%) Windows
3 14 (63.64%) Linux
3 14 (63.64%) Active Directory
4 13 (59.09%) SQL Server
4 13 (59.09%) Degree
5 12 (54.55%) Firewall
6 11 (50.00%) VMware
6 11 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 10 (45.45%) VMware Infrastructure
7 10 (45.45%) Microsoft Certification
7 10 (45.45%) MCSE
8 9 (40.91%) TCP/IP
8 9 (40.91%) Windows Server 2003
8 9 (40.91%) NetScaler
8 9 (40.91%) Windows Server
9 7 (31.82%) User Experience
9 7 (31.82%) XenServer
9 7 (31.82%) XenDesktop
9 7 (31.82%) Security Management
10 6 (27.27%) Terminal Services
10 6 (27.27%) Microsoft
10 6 (27.27%) Microsoft Azure
10 6 (27.27%) Windows Server 2012
10 6 (27.27%) Office 365
11 5 (22.73%) Virtual Machines
11 5 (22.73%) Computer Science Degree
11 5 (22.73%) Application Virtualisation

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 4 (18.18%) WebLogic
1 4 (18.18%) WebSphere
2 1 (4.55%) MS Exchange
2 1 (4.55%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.55%) Skype for Business
Business Applications
1 4 (18.18%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 6 (27.27%) Microsoft Azure
1 6 (27.27%) Office 365
2 5 (22.73%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (22.73%) Cloud Computing
2 5 (22.73%) iPaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (54.55%) Firewall
2 9 (40.91%) NetScaler
2 9 (40.91%) TCP/IP
3 5 (22.73%) DHCP
3 5 (22.73%) DNS
3 5 (22.73%) LAN
3 5 (22.73%) Remote Desktop
3 5 (22.73%) WAN
4 4 (18.18%) Internet
4 4 (18.18%) VPN
5 1 (4.55%) SAN
5 1 (4.55%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (59.09%) SQL Server
2 5 (22.73%) Relational Database
3 4 (18.18%) GIS
3 4 (18.18%) SQL Server 2005
Job Titles
1 7 (31.82%) Citrix Engineer
1 7 (31.82%) Security Engineer
2 6 (27.27%) Support Engineer
3 5 (22.73%) Software Support Engineer
4 4 (18.18%) Consultant
4 4 (18.18%) Graduate
4 4 (18.18%) Graduate Consultant
4 4 (18.18%) Maximo Consultant
5 3 (13.64%) Infrastructure Specialist
5 3 (13.64%) Java Consultant
6 2 (9.09%) Citrix Specialist
6 2 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (9.09%) VMware Specialist
7 1 (4.55%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
7 1 (4.55%) IT Engineer
7 1 (4.55%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
7 1 (4.55%) Storage Manager
7 1 (4.55%) Technical Infrastructure Engineer
7 1 (4.55%) VMware Engineer
7 1 (4.55%) VMware Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (18.18%) HTML
1 4 (18.18%) Middleware
1 4 (18.18%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (31.82%) User Experience
2 5 (22.73%) Computer Science
2 5 (22.73%) Cyber Attack
2 5 (22.73%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 14 (63.64%) Linux
1 14 (63.64%) Windows
2 9 (40.91%) Windows Server
2 9 (40.91%) Windows Server 2003
3 6 (27.27%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (22.73%) Apple iOS
4 5 (22.73%) Mac OS X
4 5 (22.73%) Windows 10
4 5 (22.73%) Windows XP
5 4 (18.18%) AIX
5 4 (18.18%) HPUX
5 4 (18.18%) Solaris
5 4 (18.18%) Unix
5 4 (18.18%) Windows 2000
5 4 (18.18%) Windows 2000 Server
6 1 (4.55%) Windows 8
6 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (4.55%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (31.82%) Security Management
2 5 (22.73%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (22.73%) Analytics
2 5 (22.73%) Application Virtualisation
2 5 (22.73%) DevOps
2 5 (22.73%) ITIL
2 5 (22.73%) Kanban
2 5 (22.73%) Scrum
3 4 (18.18%) B2B
3 4 (18.18%) Business Continuity
3 4 (18.18%) CAD
3 4 (18.18%) Desktop Virtualisation
3 4 (18.18%) High Availability
4 2 (9.09%) Mentoring
5 1 (4.55%) Asset Management
5 1 (4.55%) Capacity Management
5 1 (4.55%) Change Management
5 1 (4.55%) Data Analytics
Programming Languages
1 14 (63.64%) SQL
2 4 (18.18%) Java
2 4 (18.18%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 13 (59.09%) Degree
2 10 (45.45%) MCSE
2 10 (45.45%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (22.73%) CCA
3 5 (22.73%) CCNA
3 5 (22.73%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (22.73%) Citrix Certification
3 5 (22.73%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 16 (72.73%) XenApp
2 14 (63.64%) Active Directory
3 10 (45.45%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (31.82%) XenDesktop
4 7 (31.82%) XenServer
5 6 (27.27%) Terminal Services
6 5 (22.73%) DFS Replication
6 5 (22.73%) Virtual Machines
7 4 (18.18%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 4 (18.18%) Terminal Server
8 1 (4.55%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (22.73%) EdgeSight
1 5 (22.73%) SCCM
2 1 (4.55%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 22 (100.00%) Citrix
2 11 (50.00%) VMware
3 6 (27.27%) Microsoft
4 5 (22.73%) Aquila
4 5 (22.73%) HP
5 4 (18.18%) 3PAR
5 4 (18.18%) Actuate
5 4 (18.18%) BEA
5 4 (18.18%) IBM
5 4 (18.18%) Oracle
5 4 (18.18%) Sun
5 4 (18.18%) webMethods
6 1 (4.55%) Cisco
6 1 (4.55%) Veeam