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 27 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Citrix Certified Administrator (CCA)
Rank 221 197 254
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +57
Permanent jobs citing CCA 26 39 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.38% 0.59% 0.19%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.49% 2.43% 0.79%
Number of salaries quoted 21 27 15
Average salary £34,000 £35,000 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.85% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £26,300 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £60,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
1744 1607 1909
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 25.36% 24.32% 24.15%
Number of salaries quoted 1459 1314 1619
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £23,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £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 27 January 2015.

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 27 January 2015. 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 -6 22 £34,000 +17.24% 5
Merseyside +13 2 £40,500 -30.23%
Cheshire +1 2 £24,500 -71.17%
CCA
England

CCA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, 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 73 (90.12%) Citrix Certification
2 72 (88.89%) VMware
3 71 (87.65%) Citrix
4 62 (76.54%) VMware Infrastructure
5 51 (62.96%) Windows
6 49 (60.49%) Microsoft
7 43 (53.09%) Active Directory
8 41 (50.62%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 41 (50.62%) XenDesktop
9 40 (49.38%) Microsoft Certification
10 39 (48.15%) Hyper-V
10 39 (48.15%) XenApp
11 30 (37.04%) SAN
12 29 (35.80%) MS Exchange
13 28 (34.57%) MCITP
14 25 (30.86%) MCSE
15 23 (28.40%) ITIL
15 23 (28.40%) NetApp
16 22 (27.16%) MS Excel
17 20 (24.69%) MCTS
17 20 (24.69%) DHCP
17 20 (24.69%) NAS
17 20 (24.69%) NetScaler
18 19 (23.46%) vSphere
19 18 (22.22%) Cisco
19 18 (22.22%) DNS
19 18 (22.22%) Finance
20 17 (20.99%) Cisco Certification
20 17 (20.99%) CCNA
21 16 (19.75%) Windows Server 2008

CCA
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, 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 29 (35.80%) MS Exchange
2 10 (12.35%) SharePoint
3 9 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
3 9 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2013
3 9 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2003
4 8 (9.88%) Office Communications Server
5 6 (7.41%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (2.47%) IIS
6 2 (2.47%) IBM Notes
7 1 (1.23%) Lync
7 1 (1.23%) TPMS
Applications
1 22 (27.16%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (7.41%) SAP FI
1 6 (7.41%) SAP FI/CO
1 6 (7.41%) SAP CO
2 1 (1.23%) SAP FSCM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.23%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.23%) SaaS
1 1 (1.23%) PaaS
1 1 (1.23%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 30 (37.04%) SAN
2 20 (24.69%) DHCP
2 20 (24.69%) NAS
2 20 (24.69%) NetScaler
3 18 (22.22%) DNS
4 9 (11.11%) LAN
4 9 (11.11%) WAN
4 9 (11.11%) Firewall
5 5 (6.17%) VLAN
6 3 (3.70%) iSCSI
7 2 (2.47%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (2.47%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.47%) SQL Server
1 2 (2.47%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (2.47%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (1.23%) BusinessObjects
General
1 18 (22.22%) Finance
2 2 (2.47%) Legal
2 2 (2.47%) Banking
2 2 (2.47%) Retail
2 2 (2.47%) Retail Banking
3 1 (1.23%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.23%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 21 (25.93%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 18 (22.22%) Support Engineer
3 17 (20.99%) Citrix Engineer
4 14 (17.28%) Server Engineer
5 13 (16.05%) Architect
6 11 (13.58%) 3rd Line Support
7 10 (12.35%) Citrix Support
8 9 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 8 (9.88%) Infrastructure Architect
10 7 (8.64%) Server Support Engineer
10 7 (8.64%) Windows Server Engineer
10 7 (8.64%) Consultant
10 7 (8.64%) Server Support
10 7 (8.64%) Windows Support Engineer
11 5 (6.17%) Analyst
12 4 (4.94%) Technical Architect
12 4 (4.94%) Technical Consultant
12 4 (4.94%) Senior Analyst
12 4 (4.94%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
12 4 (4.94%) Citrix Architect
Miscellaneous
1 3 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (2.47%) Credit Risk
2 2 (2.47%) FMCG
3 1 (1.23%) HP StorageWorks
3 1 (1.23%) Fat Client
3 1 (1.23%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 51 (62.96%) Windows
2 16 (19.75%) Windows Server 2008
3 13 (16.05%) Windows Server 2003
4 9 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (9.88%) Windows 7
5 8 (9.88%) AIX
5 8 (9.88%) Solaris
5 8 (9.88%) UNIX
6 7 (8.64%) VMS
6 7 (8.64%) Windows 2000
7 4 (4.94%) Windows XP
8 2 (2.47%) Windows 8
9 1 (1.23%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (28.40%) ITIL
2 12 (14.81%) Migration
3 8 (9.88%) Change Management
4 7 (8.64%) Change Control
5 5 (6.17%) Load Balancing
6 4 (4.94%) Incident Management
6 4 (4.94%) Service Management
6 4 (4.94%) Technical Architecture
7 2 (2.47%) Project Management
7 2 (2.47%) Disaster Recovery
8 1 (1.23%) Enterprise Architecture
8 1 (1.23%) Problem Management
8 1 (1.23%) SAP Implementation
8 1 (1.23%) User Acceptance Testing
8 1 (1.23%) Integration Testing
8 1 (1.23%) Data Migration
8 1 (1.23%) Service Delivery
8 1 (1.23%) PRINCE2
8 1 (1.23%) PRINCE
8 1 (1.23%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 5 (6.17%) SQL
Qualifications
1 73 (90.12%) Citrix Certification
2 41 (50.62%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 40 (49.38%) Microsoft Certification
4 28 (34.57%) MCITP
5 25 (30.86%) MCSE
6 20 (24.69%) MCTS
7 17 (20.99%) CCNA
7 17 (20.99%) Cisco Certification
8 15 (18.52%) MCSA
9 14 (17.28%) CCEA
10 11 (13.58%) SC Cleared
10 11 (13.58%) Security Cleared
11 10 (12.35%) MCP
12 9 (11.11%) MCSD
13 6 (7.41%) CCEE
14 5 (6.17%) NCIE
14 5 (6.17%) CCIA
15 4 (4.94%) VCP5
15 4 (4.94%) VCP4
15 4 (4.94%) NCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.47%) SLA
System Software
1 62 (76.54%) VMware Infrastructure
2 43 (53.09%) Active Directory
3 41 (50.62%) XenDesktop
4 39 (48.15%) Hyper-V
4 39 (48.15%) XenApp
5 19 (23.46%) vSphere
6 8 (9.88%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 7 (8.64%) VMware ESX
7 7 (8.64%) Microsoft App-V
7 7 (8.64%) XenServer
8 3 (3.70%) NFS
9 1 (1.23%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (1.23%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 4 (4.94%) SCCM
2 3 (3.70%) SCOM
2 3 (3.70%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 72 (88.89%) VMware
2 71 (87.65%) Citrix
3 49 (60.49%) Microsoft
4 23 (28.40%) NetApp
5 18 (22.22%) Cisco
6 8 (9.88%) AppSense
7 6 (7.41%) HP
7 6 (7.41%) SAP
8 5 (6.17%) Symantec
9 4 (4.94%) Fujitsu
10 3 (3.70%) McAfee
10 3 (3.70%) Sophos
11 2 (2.47%) Lotus
12 1 (1.23%) Juniper
12 1 (1.23%) Business Objects
12 1 (1.23%) Brocade
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