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 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix Certified Administrator (CCA)
Rank 175 229 232
Rank change year-on-year
+54 +3
Permanent jobs citing CCA 87 19 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.18% 0.28% 0.38%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.04% 1.21% 1.44%
Number of salaries quoted 82 10 27
Average salary £34,500 £50,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-31.00% +29.87%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £30,400 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £65,000 £46,800
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +10.38%
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
1725 1566 1941
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 23.35% 22.94% 26.28%
Number of salaries quoted 1362 1325 1617
Average salary £40,000 £39,000 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.56% +9.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £24,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,800 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.00% -

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 22 September 2014.

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 22 September 2014. 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 +41 61 £33,500 -41.73% 4
Cheshire -6 12 £34,500 +7.81% 1
Cumbria - 6 £62,500 -
Lancashire - 2 £83,750 - 1
CCA
England

CCA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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 98 (89.91%) Citrix Certification
2 96 (88.07%) Citrix
3 92 (84.40%) VMware
4 78 (71.56%) VMware Infrastructure
5 67 (61.47%) Windows
6 52 (47.71%) Microsoft
6 52 (47.71%) Microsoft Certification
7 48 (44.04%) Hyper-V
8 46 (42.20%) XenApp
9 44 (40.37%) XenDesktop
10 38 (34.86%) ITIL
11 37 (33.94%) MCITP
11 37 (33.94%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 36 (33.03%) MCTS
12 36 (33.03%) Active Directory
13 33 (30.28%) SAN
14 30 (27.52%) Finance
15 29 (26.61%) NetApp
15 29 (26.61%) MS Excel
16 26 (23.85%) Cisco
17 24 (22.02%) Cisco Certification
18 23 (21.10%) CCNA
19 22 (20.18%) Change Management
19 22 (20.18%) NAS
19 22 (20.18%) Windows Server 2008
20 21 (19.27%) vSphere
20 21 (19.27%) NetScaler
20 21 (19.27%) Windows Server 2003
21 20 (18.35%) MCSE
22 19 (17.43%) Windows 2000

CCA
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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 18 (16.51%) MS Exchange
2 6 (5.50%) SharePoint
2 6 (5.50%) Office Communications Server
3 5 (4.59%) Exchange Server 2003
4 4 (3.67%) Exchange Server 2013
4 4 (3.67%) TPMS
5 3 (2.75%) Lync
6 2 (1.83%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (1.83%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (0.92%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 29 (26.61%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 9 (8.26%) SAP CO
1 9 (8.26%) SAP FI/CO
1 9 (8.26%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.75%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 33 (30.28%) SAN
2 22 (20.18%) NAS
3 21 (19.27%) NetScaler
4 12 (11.01%) DHCP
4 12 (11.01%) DNS
5 7 (6.42%) LAN
5 7 (6.42%) WAN
6 6 (5.50%) Firewall
7 4 (3.67%) VLAN
8 3 (2.75%) iSCSI
9 1 (0.92%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.83%) SQL Server
General
1 30 (27.52%) Finance
2 6 (5.50%) Legal
3 5 (4.59%) Manufacturing
4 4 (3.67%) Retail
5 2 (1.83%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.83%) Banking
5 2 (1.83%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 38 (34.86%) Support Engineer
2 22 (20.18%) Citrix Engineer
3 18 (16.51%) Analyst
3 18 (16.51%) Windows Support Engineer
4 17 (15.60%) 3rd Line Support
4 17 (15.60%) Server Support
4 17 (15.60%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 17 (15.60%) Server Support Engineer
4 17 (15.60%) Windows Server Engineer
4 17 (15.60%) Server Engineer
5 15 (13.76%) Citrix Support
6 13 (11.93%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 10 (9.17%) Consultant
8 9 (8.26%) Citrix Support Engineer
9 8 (7.34%) Architect
10 7 (6.42%) SAP Analyst
10 7 (6.42%) Senior Analyst
11 6 (5.50%) Business Analyst
11 6 (5.50%) Senior Business Analyst
11 6 (5.50%) Technical Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 7 (6.42%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (1.83%) FlexPod
2 2 (1.83%) Credit Risk
2 2 (1.83%) FMCG
3 1 (0.92%) Celerra
3 1 (0.92%) CLARiiON
3 1 (0.92%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 67 (61.47%) Windows
2 22 (20.18%) Windows Server 2008
3 21 (19.27%) Windows Server 2003
4 19 (17.43%) Windows 2000
5 17 (15.60%) VMS
6 8 (7.34%) AIX
7 6 (5.50%) Solaris
7 6 (5.50%) UNIX
8 3 (2.75%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (2.75%) Windows 7
9 2 (1.83%) Windows XP
9 2 (1.83%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (34.86%) ITIL
2 22 (20.18%) Change Management
3 17 (15.60%) Change Control
4 10 (9.17%) Migration
5 9 (8.26%) Service Management
6 8 (7.34%) Incident Management
7 4 (3.67%) Service Delivery
7 4 (3.67%) Project Management
7 4 (3.67%) Load Balancing
7 4 (3.67%) Technical Architecture
7 4 (3.67%) Problem Management
8 2 (1.83%) Line Management
9 1 (0.92%) User Acceptance Testing
9 1 (0.92%) Data Migration
9 1 (0.92%) Business Analysis
9 1 (0.92%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 5 (4.59%) SQL
Qualifications
1 98 (89.91%) Citrix Certification
2 52 (47.71%) Microsoft Certification
3 37 (33.94%) MCITP
3 37 (33.94%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 36 (33.03%) MCTS
5 24 (22.02%) Cisco Certification
6 23 (21.10%) CCNA
7 20 (18.35%) MCSE
8 15 (13.76%) MCP
9 14 (12.84%) MCSA
10 9 (8.26%) CCEA
10 9 (8.26%) NCIE
11 8 (7.34%) Security Cleared
12 6 (5.50%) CCIA
12 6 (5.50%) SC Cleared
12 6 (5.50%) MCSD
13 5 (4.59%) CCEE
13 5 (4.59%) NCDA
14 3 (2.75%) VCP5
14 3 (2.75%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (7.34%) SLA
System Software
1 78 (71.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 48 (44.04%) Hyper-V
3 46 (42.20%) XenApp
4 44 (40.37%) XenDesktop
5 36 (33.03%) Active Directory
6 21 (19.27%) vSphere
7 19 (17.43%) VMware ESX
7 19 (17.43%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 13 (11.93%) XenServer
9 3 (2.75%) Microsoft App-V
9 3 (2.75%) NFS
10 2 (1.83%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 9 (8.26%) Backup Exec
1 9 (8.26%) SCCM
1 9 (8.26%) SCOM
Vendors
1 96 (88.07%) Citrix
2 92 (84.40%) VMware
3 52 (47.71%) Microsoft
4 29 (26.61%) NetApp
5 26 (23.85%) Cisco
6 9 (8.26%) AppSense
6 9 (8.26%) Symantec
6 9 (8.26%) McAfee
6 9 (8.26%) Sophos
6 9 (8.26%) SAP
7 4 (3.67%) HP
8 2 (1.83%) Fujitsu
9 1 (0.92%) Avaya
9 1 (0.92%) Lotus
9 1 (0.92%) Dell
9 1 (0.92%) EMC
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