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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix Certified Administrator (CCA)
Rank 224 205 245
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +40
Permanent jobs citing CCA 28 34 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.38% 0.51% 0.18%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.56% 2.17% 0.72%
Number of salaries quoted 25 26 14
Average salary £33,000 £29,250 £35,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.82% -17.02%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -5.88%
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
1791 1564 1938
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 24.50% 23.32% 24.40%
Number of salaries quoted 1505 1304 1690
Average salary £40,000 £36,250 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.34% +3.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £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 24 December 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 24 December 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
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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 -12 25 £33,000 +13.79% 1
Cheshire - 2 £24,500 - 1
Cumbria - 1 £65,000 -
CCA
England

CCA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

1 100 (89.29%) Citrix Certification
2 99 (88.39%) Citrix
3 96 (85.71%) VMware
4 83 (74.11%) VMware Infrastructure
5 67 (59.82%) Windows
6 57 (50.89%) Microsoft Certification
7 55 (49.11%) Microsoft
8 54 (48.21%) Hyper-V
9 52 (46.43%) Active Directory
10 49 (43.75%) XenApp
10 49 (43.75%) XenDesktop
11 43 (38.39%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 42 (37.50%) MCITP
13 39 (34.82%) SAN
14 37 (33.04%) ITIL
15 36 (32.14%) MCTS
16 32 (28.57%) MS Excel
16 32 (28.57%) MS Exchange
16 32 (28.57%) Finance
17 29 (25.89%) MCSE
18 28 (25.00%) NAS
18 28 (25.00%) NetScaler
19 27 (24.11%) NetApp
20 25 (22.32%) Windows Server 2008
21 24 (21.43%) Windows Server 2003
21 24 (21.43%) vSphere
22 23 (20.54%) Cisco
23 22 (19.64%) CCNA
23 22 (19.64%) Cisco Certification
23 22 (19.64%) Change Management

CCA
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 32 (28.57%) MS Exchange
2 8 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2003
3 7 (6.25%) SharePoint
3 7 (6.25%) Office Communications Server
4 6 (5.36%) Exchange Server 2010
4 6 (5.36%) Exchange Server 2013
5 5 (4.46%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (1.79%) TPMS
6 2 (1.79%) IBM Notes
7 1 (0.89%) Lync
Applications
1 32 (28.57%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 10 (8.93%) SAP FI
1 10 (8.93%) SAP FI/CO
1 10 (8.93%) SAP CO
2 1 (0.89%) SAP FSCM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.89%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.89%) SaaS
1 1 (0.89%) PaaS
1 1 (0.89%) Office 365
1 1 (0.89%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 39 (34.82%) SAN
2 28 (25.00%) NAS
2 28 (25.00%) NetScaler
3 19 (16.96%) DHCP
3 19 (16.96%) DNS
4 12 (10.71%) Firewall
5 7 (6.25%) LAN
5 7 (6.25%) WAN
6 4 (3.57%) VLAN
7 3 (2.68%) iSCSI
8 1 (0.89%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.68%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.89%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (0.89%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (0.89%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 32 (28.57%) Finance
2 6 (5.36%) Legal
3 5 (4.46%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.79%) Banking
4 2 (1.79%) Retail
4 2 (1.79%) Retail Banking
5 1 (0.89%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 35 (31.25%) Support Engineer
2 26 (23.21%) Citrix Engineer
3 25 (22.32%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 24 (21.43%) Server Engineer
5 18 (16.07%) Windows Support Engineer
6 17 (15.18%) Server Support Engineer
6 17 (15.18%) Windows Server Engineer
6 17 (15.18%) Server Support
7 16 (14.29%) Citrix Support
8 15 (13.39%) 3rd Line Support
9 14 (12.50%) Analyst
10 12 (10.71%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
11 10 (8.93%) Architect
12 8 (7.14%) Senior Analyst
13 7 (6.25%) Consultant
13 7 (6.25%) Infrastructure Architect
13 7 (6.25%) SAP Analyst
13 7 (6.25%) Citrix Support Engineer
14 6 (5.36%) Business Analyst
14 6 (5.36%) Senior Business Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 5 (4.46%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (1.79%) Credit Risk
2 2 (1.79%) FMCG
3 1 (0.89%) HP StorageWorks
3 1 (0.89%) Fat Client
3 1 (0.89%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 67 (59.82%) Windows
2 25 (22.32%) Windows Server 2008
3 24 (21.43%) Windows Server 2003
4 19 (16.96%) Windows 2000
5 17 (15.18%) VMS
6 9 (8.04%) AIX
7 7 (6.25%) Solaris
7 7 (6.25%) UNIX
8 6 (5.36%) Windows Server 2012
9 5 (4.46%) Windows 7
10 3 (2.68%) Windows XP
10 3 (2.68%) Linux
11 1 (0.89%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (33.04%) ITIL
2 22 (19.64%) Change Management
3 17 (15.18%) Change Control
4 11 (9.82%) Migration
5 7 (6.25%) Service Management
5 7 (6.25%) Incident Management
6 4 (3.57%) Technical Architecture
6 4 (3.57%) Load Balancing
6 4 (3.57%) Service Delivery
7 2 (1.79%) Problem Management
7 2 (1.79%) Line Management
7 2 (1.79%) Project Management
8 1 (0.89%) Mentoring
8 1 (0.89%) Enterprise Architecture
8 1 (0.89%) SAP Implementation
8 1 (0.89%) User Acceptance Testing
8 1 (0.89%) Integration Testing
8 1 (0.89%) Data Migration
8 1 (0.89%) PRINCE2
8 1 (0.89%) PRINCE
Programming Languages
1 4 (3.57%) SQL
Qualifications
1 100 (89.29%) Citrix Certification
2 57 (50.89%) Microsoft Certification
3 43 (38.39%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 42 (37.50%) MCITP
5 36 (32.14%) MCTS
6 29 (25.89%) MCSE
7 22 (19.64%) CCNA
7 22 (19.64%) Cisco Certification
8 21 (18.75%) MCSA
9 16 (14.29%) MCP
10 13 (11.61%) CCEA
11 9 (8.04%) SC Cleared
11 9 (8.04%) Security Cleared
12 8 (7.14%) MCSD
13 6 (5.36%) NCIE
14 4 (3.57%) CCEE
14 4 (3.57%) VCP4
14 4 (3.57%) VCP5
15 3 (2.68%) CCIA
15 3 (2.68%) NCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.36%) SLA
System Software
1 83 (74.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 54 (48.21%) Hyper-V
3 52 (46.43%) Active Directory
4 49 (43.75%) XenApp
4 49 (43.75%) XenDesktop
5 24 (21.43%) vSphere
6 19 (16.96%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 18 (16.07%) VMware ESX
8 12 (10.71%) XenServer
9 5 (4.46%) Microsoft App-V
10 3 (2.68%) NFS
11 1 (0.89%) VMware ESXi
11 1 (0.89%) vCloud
11 1 (0.89%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 8 (7.14%) SCCM
2 7 (6.25%) SCOM
2 7 (6.25%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 99 (88.39%) Citrix
2 96 (85.71%) VMware
3 55 (49.11%) Microsoft
4 27 (24.11%) NetApp
5 23 (20.54%) Cisco
6 10 (8.93%) SAP
7 7 (6.25%) AppSense
7 7 (6.25%) Symantec
7 7 (6.25%) McAfee
7 7 (6.25%) Sophos
8 4 (3.57%) HP
9 2 (1.79%) Lotus
9 2 (1.79%) Fujitsu
10 1 (0.89%) Brocade
10 1 (0.89%) Juniper
10 1 (0.89%) Business Objects
Cheshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £75000 - £80000 per annum + Benefits & Bonus Package / Car Allowance
Posted: 20 days ago
Manchester
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £70000 - £75000 per annum + Home Working / MS Certs
Posted: 23 days ago