The table below looks at the statistics for CCA in IT jobs advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited CCA over the 3 months to 30 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix Certified Administrator (CCA)
Rank 100 109 97
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -12
Permanent jobs citing CCA 38 18 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.62% 0.85% 0.82%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.78% 3.00% 2.91%
Number of salaries quoted 24 12 11
Average salary £62,500 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+19.04% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,875 £35,500 £38,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £43,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
-2.29% +12.98%
CCA
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Birmingham region.

Qualifications Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
795 601 481
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 33.82% 28.50% 28.13%
Number of salaries quoted 691 539 397
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £29,100
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

CCA
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing CCA across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

CCA Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

CCA
Salary Trend in Birmingham

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

CCA Salary Trend in Birmingham

CCA
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing CCA across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 30 September 2014.

CCA Salary Histogram in Birmingham

CCA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT jobs across the Birmingham region citing CCA 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 CCA.

1 56 (100.00%) Citrix Certification
2 54 (96.43%) VMware
2 54 (96.43%) Citrix
3 47 (83.93%) Microsoft
4 45 (80.36%) VMware Infrastructure
5 44 (78.57%) XenDesktop
6 40 (71.43%) Hyper-V
7 39 (69.64%) Microsoft Certification
8 37 (66.07%) MCSE
8 37 (66.07%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 35 (62.50%) Active Directory
10 33 (58.93%) Windows
11 29 (51.79%) SQL Server
11 29 (51.79%) CCEE
12 27 (48.21%) MCITP
13 25 (44.64%) MCTS
13 25 (44.64%) Cisco
13 25 (44.64%) vSphere
14 23 (41.07%) XenApp
15 22 (39.29%) EMC
15 22 (39.29%) NetApp
15 22 (39.29%) WAAS
15 22 (39.29%) NCDA
15 22 (39.29%) NCIE
15 22 (39.29%) vCloud
15 22 (39.29%) Cisco Nexus
15 22 (39.29%) VTSP
16 18 (32.14%) CCIA
17 17 (30.36%) CCEA
18 12 (21.43%) MS Exchange

CCA
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT jobs across the Birmingham region citing CCA 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 CCA. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 12 (21.43%) MS Exchange
1 12 (21.43%) Exchange Server 2003
1 12 (21.43%) Exchange Server 2007
1 12 (21.43%) Exchange Server 2010
2 8 (14.29%) Lync
Applications
1 12 (21.43%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (12.50%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 22 (39.29%) WAAS
1 22 (39.29%) Cisco Nexus
2 11 (19.64%) NetScaler
3 3 (5.36%) WAN
4 2 (3.57%) VPN
4 2 (3.57%) iSCSI
5 1 (1.79%) LAN
5 1 (1.79%) Wireless
5 1 (1.79%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (51.79%) SQL Server
2 12 (21.43%) SQL Server 2005
2 12 (21.43%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (1.79%) ProC
General
1 2 (3.57%) Law
Job Titles
1 37 (66.07%) Consultant
2 18 (32.14%) Architect
3 12 (21.43%) Solutions Architect
3 12 (21.43%) Pre Sales Consultant
3 12 (21.43%) Virtualisation Architect
3 12 (21.43%) Storage Architect
3 12 (21.43%) Storage Solutions Architect
4 10 (17.86%) FlexPod Consultant
4 10 (17.86%) Technology Consultant
5 8 (14.29%) Microsoft Consultant
6 7 (12.50%) Technical Consultant
7 5 (8.93%) Senior Consultant
7 5 (8.93%) Senior Architect
7 5 (8.93%) Citrix Consultant
8 2 (3.57%) Implementation Engineer
8 2 (3.57%) Sales Consultant
8 2 (3.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 1 (1.79%) Network Administrator
9 1 (1.79%) Administrator
9 1 (1.79%) Citrix Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (8.93%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 12 (21.43%) CLARiiON
1 12 (21.43%) Celerra
2 10 (17.86%) FlexPod
3 7 (12.50%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 33 (58.93%) Windows
2 10 (17.86%) Windows Server 2012
3 8 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (10.71%) Windows 7
4 6 (10.71%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (8.93%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (12.50%) Migration
2 5 (8.93%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.57%) SQL
Qualifications
1 56 (100.00%) Citrix Certification
2 39 (69.64%) Microsoft Certification
3 37 (66.07%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 37 (66.07%) MCSE
4 29 (51.79%) CCEE
5 27 (48.21%) MCITP
6 25 (44.64%) MCTS
7 22 (39.29%) NCDA
7 22 (39.29%) NCIE
7 22 (39.29%) VTSP
8 18 (32.14%) CCIA
9 17 (30.36%) CCEA
10 12 (21.43%) VCAP
11 10 (17.86%) Cisco Certification
11 10 (17.86%) CCNA
12 4 (7.14%) MCSA
13 2 (3.57%) CCNP
14 1 (1.79%) MCP
System Software
1 45 (80.36%) VMware Infrastructure
2 44 (78.57%) XenDesktop
3 40 (71.43%) Hyper-V
4 35 (62.50%) Active Directory
5 25 (44.64%) vSphere
6 23 (41.07%) XenApp
7 22 (39.29%) vCloud
8 6 (10.71%) Microsoft App-V
8 6 (10.71%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 11 (19.64%) XenMobile
2 2 (3.57%) SCCM
Vendors
1 54 (96.43%) Citrix
1 54 (96.43%) VMware
2 47 (83.93%) Microsoft
3 25 (44.64%) Cisco
4 22 (39.29%) EMC
4 22 (39.29%) NetApp
5 12 (21.43%) 3PAR
6 9 (16.07%) HP
7 6 (10.71%) AppSense
8 1 (1.79%) ProCurve