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 28 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix Certified Administrator (CCA)
Rank 96 113 100
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -13
Permanent jobs citing CCA 31 16 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.45% 0.75% 0.82%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.23% 2.43% 2.94%
Number of salaries quoted 23 10 10
Average salary £42,000 £50,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.00% +29.87%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £34,750 £28,850
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £45,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +16.88%
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
733 659 476
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 34.36% 30.92% 27.90%
Number of salaries quoted 635 594 390
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £67,500
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 28 August 2014.

CCA Salary Histogram in Birmingham

CCA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 32 (100.00%) Citrix
1 32 (100.00%) Citrix Certification
2 31 (96.88%) Microsoft
2 31 (96.88%) VMware
3 27 (84.38%) MCSE
3 27 (84.38%) Microsoft Certification
4 26 (81.25%) Hyper-V
5 25 (78.13%) XenDesktop
5 25 (78.13%) VMware Infrastructure
6 24 (75.00%) Active Directory
7 23 (71.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 20 (62.50%) MCITP
8 20 (62.50%) Windows
9 18 (56.25%) MCTS
10 16 (50.00%) SQL Server
10 16 (50.00%) CCEE
11 13 (40.63%) Cisco
12 12 (37.50%) EMC
12 12 (37.50%) NetApp
12 12 (37.50%) vSphere
12 12 (37.50%) WAAS
12 12 (37.50%) NCDA
12 12 (37.50%) NCIE
12 12 (37.50%) vCloud
12 12 (37.50%) Cisco Nexus
12 12 (37.50%) VTSP
13 11 (34.38%) XenApp
14 10 (31.25%) Windows Server 2012
15 8 (25.00%) Lync
16 7 (21.88%) Exchange Server 2003

CCA
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 8 (25.00%) Lync
2 7 (21.88%) Exchange Server 2003
2 7 (21.88%) Exchange Server 2007
2 7 (21.88%) MS Exchange
2 7 (21.88%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 7 (21.88%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (12.50%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 12 (37.50%) WAAS
1 12 (37.50%) Cisco Nexus
2 3 (9.38%) WAN
2 3 (9.38%) NetScaler
3 2 (6.25%) iSCSI
3 2 (6.25%) VPN
4 1 (3.13%) Wireless
4 1 (3.13%) LAN
4 1 (3.13%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (21.88%) SQL Server 2005
2 7 (21.88%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (3.13%) ProC
General
1 2 (6.25%) Law
Job Titles
1 20 (62.50%) Consultant
2 10 (31.25%) Architect
3 8 (25.00%) Microsoft Consultant
4 7 (21.88%) Virtualisation Architect
4 7 (21.88%) Solutions Architect
4 7 (21.88%) Storage Architect
4 7 (21.88%) Storage Solutions Architect
5 5 (15.63%) Technology Consultant
5 5 (15.63%) Pre Sales Consultant
5 5 (15.63%) FlexPod Consultant
6 4 (12.50%) Technical Consultant
7 3 (9.38%) Senior Consultant
7 3 (9.38%) Senior Architect
8 2 (6.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 2 (6.25%) Implementation Engineer
9 1 (3.13%) Administrator
9 1 (3.13%) Network Administrator
9 1 (3.13%) Server Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.38%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 7 (21.88%) CLARiiON
1 7 (21.88%) Celerra
2 5 (15.63%) FlexPod
3 4 (12.50%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 20 (62.50%) Windows
2 10 (31.25%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (12.50%) Windows 7
4 3 (9.38%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (9.38%) Windows 8
5 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (12.50%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 32 (100.00%) Citrix Certification
2 27 (84.38%) MCSE
2 27 (84.38%) Microsoft Certification
3 23 (71.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 20 (62.50%) MCITP
5 18 (56.25%) MCTS
6 16 (50.00%) CCEE
7 12 (37.50%) NCDA
7 12 (37.50%) NCIE
7 12 (37.50%) VTSP
8 7 (21.88%) CCEA
8 7 (21.88%) VCAP
8 7 (21.88%) CCIA
9 5 (15.63%) CCNA
9 5 (15.63%) Cisco Certification
10 2 (6.25%) MCSA
11 1 (3.13%) MCP
System Software
1 26 (81.25%) Hyper-V
2 25 (78.13%) XenDesktop
2 25 (78.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 24 (75.00%) Active Directory
4 12 (37.50%) vSphere
4 12 (37.50%) vCloud
5 11 (34.38%) XenApp
6 3 (9.38%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 3 (9.38%) XenMobile
2 2 (6.25%) SCCM
Vendors
1 32 (100.00%) Citrix
2 31 (96.88%) Microsoft
2 31 (96.88%) VMware
3 13 (40.63%) Cisco
4 12 (37.50%) EMC
4 12 (37.50%) NetApp
5 7 (21.88%) 3PAR
6 6 (18.75%) HP
7 3 (9.38%) AppSense
8 1 (3.13%) ProCurve