The table below looks at the statistics for CCA in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited CCA over the 3 months to 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Citrix Certified Administrator (CCA)
Rank 218 232 205
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -27
Permanent jobs citing CCA 19 25 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.34% 0.35% 0.64%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.25% 1.37% 2.59%
Number of salaries quoted 16 20 29
Average salary £37,500 £33,250 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.78% -11.33%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.23% +1.25%
CCA
England

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

Qualifications Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
1526 1822 1624
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 26.93% 25.78% 24.80%
Number of salaries quoted 1190 1503 1324
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £58,400
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

CCA
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

CCA Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

CCA
Salary Trend in the North West

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

CCA Salary Trend in the North West

CCA
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing CCA across the North West region over the 3 months to 8 February 2016.

CCA Salary Histogram in the North West

CCA
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CCA within the North West region over the 3 months to 8 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester +20 15 £37,500 +15.38%
Cheshire +25 3 - -
CCA
England

CCA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT jobs across the North West 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 41 (95.35%) Citrix
1 41 (95.35%) Citrix Certification
2 31 (72.09%) VMware
3 28 (65.12%) Windows
4 27 (62.79%) Microsoft
5 26 (60.47%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 24 (55.81%) VMware Infrastructure
7 23 (53.49%) XenApp
8 22 (51.16%) Microsoft Certification
9 21 (48.84%) Windows Server
10 20 (46.51%) Active Directory
11 18 (41.86%) MCSE
12 17 (39.53%) MCSA
12 17 (39.53%) NetApp
12 17 (39.53%) XenDesktop
12 17 (39.53%) Hyper-V
13 15 (34.88%) ITIL
14 14 (32.56%) vSphere
15 12 (27.91%) XenMobile
16 11 (25.58%) NetScaler
16 11 (25.58%) MS Excel
17 10 (23.26%) MCP
17 10 (23.26%) ITIL Certification
17 10 (23.26%) MCITP
17 10 (23.26%) MCTS
17 10 (23.26%) XenServer
18 9 (20.93%) DNS
18 9 (20.93%) SQL Server
19 7 (16.28%) DHCP
19 7 (16.28%) Cisco

CCA
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT jobs across the North West 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 2 (4.65%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (4.65%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.33%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.33%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 11 (25.58%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (4.65%) SAP CO
1 2 (4.65%) SAP FI
1 2 (4.65%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (25.58%) NetScaler
2 9 (20.93%) DNS
3 7 (16.28%) DHCP
4 5 (11.63%) Firewall
4 5 (11.63%) SAN
4 5 (11.63%) VoIP
4 5 (11.63%) VPN
5 4 (9.30%) DMZ
5 4 (9.30%) VLAN
6 1 (2.33%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (2.33%) Cisco PIX
6 1 (2.33%) Internet
6 1 (2.33%) LAN
6 1 (2.33%) SSL
6 1 (2.33%) WAN
6 1 (2.33%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (20.93%) SQL Server
2 4 (9.30%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.33%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 4 (9.30%) Advertising
2 2 (4.65%) Finance
Job Titles
1 22 (51.16%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 19 (44.19%) IT Engineer
3 15 (34.88%) Citrix Engineer
4 14 (32.56%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
5 10 (23.26%) Storage Engineer
6 8 (18.60%) Systems Engineer
7 7 (16.28%) Infrastructure Specialist
7 7 (16.28%) Storage Specialist
8 6 (13.95%) Consultant
9 5 (11.63%) Project Engineer
9 5 (11.63%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
10 4 (9.30%) Citrix Consultant
10 4 (9.30%) Platform Engineer
10 4 (9.30%) Senior Citrix Engineer
10 4 (9.30%) Senior IT Engineer
10 4 (9.30%) VMware Consultant
11 3 (6.98%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
11 3 (6.98%) 3rd Line Support
11 3 (6.98%) IT Administrator
11 3 (6.98%) IT Systems Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.98%) EqualLogic
2 2 (4.65%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.65%) Driving Licence
2 2 (4.65%) Fat Client
2 2 (4.65%) Thin Client
3 1 (2.33%) Clustering
3 1 (2.33%) EMC VMAX
3 1 (2.33%) VCE vBlock
Operating Systems
1 28 (65.12%) Windows
2 21 (48.84%) Windows Server
3 5 (11.63%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (2.33%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (34.88%) ITIL
2 5 (11.63%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (11.63%) Root Cause Analysis
3 4 (9.30%) Change Control
3 4 (9.30%) Incident Management
3 4 (9.30%) Problem Management
4 3 (6.98%) Presales
5 2 (4.65%) High Availability
5 2 (4.65%) SAP Implementation
6 1 (2.33%) Change Management
6 1 (2.33%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (2.33%) Line Management
6 1 (2.33%) Mentoring
6 1 (2.33%) Performance Management
6 1 (2.33%) Product Management
6 1 (2.33%) Server Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 5 (11.63%) SQL
2 1 (2.33%) PowerShell
2 1 (2.33%) VB
Qualifications
1 41 (95.35%) Citrix Certification
2 26 (60.47%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 22 (51.16%) Microsoft Certification
4 18 (41.86%) MCSE
5 17 (39.53%) MCSA
6 10 (23.26%) ITIL Certification
6 10 (23.26%) MCITP
6 10 (23.26%) MCP
6 10 (23.26%) MCTS
7 7 (16.28%) NCDA
8 4 (9.30%) CCNA
8 4 (9.30%) Cisco Certification
8 4 (9.30%) Degree
9 3 (6.98%) CCAA
9 3 (6.98%) CCEE
9 3 (6.98%) VCP5
10 2 (4.65%) CESG Certified Professional
10 2 (4.65%) SAP Certification
11 1 (2.33%) CCIA
11 1 (2.33%) MCSD
System Software
1 24 (55.81%) VMware Infrastructure
2 23 (53.49%) XenApp
3 20 (46.51%) Active Directory
4 17 (39.53%) Hyper-V
4 17 (39.53%) XenDesktop
5 14 (32.56%) vSphere
6 10 (23.26%) XenServer
7 3 (6.98%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (2.33%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 1 (2.33%) VMware ESX
8 1 (2.33%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 12 (27.91%) XenMobile
2 1 (2.33%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (2.33%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 41 (95.35%) Citrix
2 31 (72.09%) VMware
3 27 (62.79%) Microsoft
4 17 (39.53%) NetApp
5 7 (16.28%) Cisco
6 5 (11.63%) AppSense
6 5 (11.63%) HP
7 2 (4.65%) SAP
8 1 (2.33%) 3PAR
8 1 (2.33%) Avaya
8 1 (2.33%) Axway
8 1 (2.33%) EMC
8 1 (2.33%) Sophos