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 1 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Citrix Certified Administrator (CCA)
Rank 199 216 247
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +31
Permanent jobs citing CCA 43 35 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.64% 0.49% 0.16%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.33% 1.98% 0.66%
Number of salaries quoted 31 24 12
Average salary £40,500 £41,250 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.81% +50.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,950 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £85,000 £44,800
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+1.25% -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
1843 1769 1816
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 27.23% 24.74% 24.27%
Number of salaries quoted 1439 1399 1474
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £51,000
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 1 April 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 1 April 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 +19 30 £32,500 -7.14% 2
Cumbria - 7 £62,500 - 1
Merseyside +12 5 £40,500 -30.23%
Cheshire -10 1 £50,000 -41.17% 4
CCA
England

CCA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 1 April 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 61 (88.41%) Citrix Certification
2 56 (81.16%) Citrix
3 55 (79.71%) VMware
4 50 (72.46%) Windows
5 43 (62.32%) XenDesktop
6 39 (56.52%) VMware Infrastructure
7 38 (55.07%) XenApp
8 36 (52.17%) Microsoft
8 36 (52.17%) Microsoft Certification
9 34 (49.28%) Active Directory
9 34 (49.28%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 29 (42.03%) MCSE
11 27 (39.13%) MS Exchange
12 26 (37.68%) SAN
12 26 (37.68%) Windows Server 2008
13 21 (30.43%) Windows Server 2003
14 20 (28.99%) MCITP
14 20 (28.99%) Hyper-V
14 20 (28.99%) XenServer
15 19 (27.54%) Windows 7
16 18 (26.09%) Cisco
16 18 (26.09%) vSphere
16 18 (26.09%) Windows Server 2012
17 16 (23.19%) DHCP
18 15 (21.74%) DNS
18 15 (21.74%) NetApp
18 15 (21.74%) Exchange Server 2010
18 15 (21.74%) CCEE
19 14 (20.29%) Finance
20 13 (18.84%) CCNA

CCA
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 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 27 (39.13%) MS Exchange
2 15 (21.74%) Exchange Server 2010
3 12 (17.39%) SharePoint
4 11 (15.94%) Exchange Server 2003
4 11 (15.94%) Exchange Server 2007
5 10 (14.49%) Exchange Server 2013
6 8 (11.59%) Office Communications Server
7 7 (10.14%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
8 4 (5.80%) IIS
9 2 (2.90%) IBM Notes
10 1 (1.45%) Lync
Applications
1 12 (17.39%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.90%) SAP FI
1 2 (2.90%) SAP FI/CO
1 2 (2.90%) SAP CO
2 1 (1.45%) SAP FSCM
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.90%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.45%) SaaS
2 1 (1.45%) PaaS
2 1 (1.45%) Office 365
2 1 (1.45%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 26 (37.68%) SAN
2 16 (23.19%) DHCP
3 15 (21.74%) DNS
4 13 (18.84%) NAS
5 11 (15.94%) NetScaler
6 9 (13.04%) LAN
6 9 (13.04%) WAN
7 8 (11.59%) VLAN
8 7 (10.14%) Firewall
9 6 (8.70%) Wi-Fi
10 4 (5.80%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (17.39%) SQL Server
2 5 (7.25%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (7.25%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.45%) BusinessObjects
General
1 14 (20.29%) Finance
2 4 (5.80%) Retail
3 3 (4.35%) Publishing
4 1 (1.45%) Banking
4 1 (1.45%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 24 (34.78%) Architect
2 17 (24.64%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 14 (20.29%) Citrix Architect
4 10 (14.49%) Citrix Engineer
4 10 (14.49%) Consultant
5 9 (13.04%) Support Engineer
6 7 (10.14%) 2nd Line Support
6 7 (10.14%) Technical Architect
6 7 (10.14%) Server Engineer
6 7 (10.14%) Citrix Consultant
7 6 (8.70%) Citrix Support
7 6 (8.70%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 6 (8.70%) Delivery Manager
8 5 (7.25%) Technical Design Architect
9 3 (4.35%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 3 (4.35%) Services Delivery Manager
9 3 (4.35%) Service Manager
9 3 (4.35%) 3rd Line Support
10 2 (2.90%) Analyst
10 2 (2.90%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 10 (14.49%) Clustering
2 9 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (4.35%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.45%) Thin Client
4 1 (1.45%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 50 (72.46%) Windows
2 26 (37.68%) Windows Server 2008
3 21 (30.43%) Windows Server 2003
4 19 (27.54%) Windows 7
5 18 (26.09%) Windows Server 2012
6 9 (13.04%) Windows XP
7 8 (11.59%) UNIX
7 8 (11.59%) AIX
7 8 (11.59%) Solaris
8 6 (8.70%) Windows 8
9 1 (1.45%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (17.39%) ITIL
2 8 (11.59%) Migration
2 8 (11.59%) Load Balancing
3 7 (10.14%) Technical Architecture
4 6 (8.70%) Supplier Management
4 6 (8.70%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (8.70%) Service Management
5 4 (5.80%) Service Delivery
6 3 (4.35%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (2.90%) PRINCE2
8 1 (1.45%) PRINCE
8 1 (1.45%) TOGAF
8 1 (1.45%) Supply Chain Management
8 1 (1.45%) Enterprise Architecture
8 1 (1.45%) SAP Implementation
8 1 (1.45%) Integration Testing
8 1 (1.45%) Mentoring
8 1 (1.45%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (15.94%) SQL
Qualifications
1 61 (88.41%) Citrix Certification
2 36 (52.17%) Microsoft Certification
3 34 (49.28%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 29 (42.03%) MCSE
5 20 (28.99%) MCITP
6 15 (21.74%) CCEE
7 13 (18.84%) CCNA
7 13 (18.84%) Cisco Certification
8 12 (17.39%) CCIA
9 11 (15.94%) CCEA
9 11 (15.94%) SC Cleared
9 11 (15.94%) Security Cleared
10 10 (14.49%) MCSA
10 10 (14.49%) MCSD
11 9 (13.04%) NCDA
12 8 (11.59%) MCTS
13 4 (5.80%) MCP
14 2 (2.90%) CCNP
15 1 (1.45%) ACCA
15 1 (1.45%) CIMA
System Software
1 43 (62.32%) XenDesktop
2 39 (56.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 38 (55.07%) XenApp
4 34 (49.28%) Active Directory
5 20 (28.99%) Hyper-V
5 20 (28.99%) XenServer
6 18 (26.09%) vSphere
7 13 (18.84%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (1.45%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (1.45%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 1 (1.45%) SCCM
1 1 (1.45%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 56 (81.16%) Citrix
2 55 (79.71%) VMware
3 36 (52.17%) Microsoft
4 18 (26.09%) Cisco
5 15 (21.74%) NetApp
6 12 (17.39%) AppSense
7 10 (14.49%) HP
8 7 (10.14%) EMC
8 7 (10.14%) Oracle
9 4 (5.80%) Fujitsu
10 3 (4.35%) Symantec
11 2 (2.90%) SAP
11 2 (2.90%) Lotus
12 1 (1.45%) Business Objects
Warrington, Cheshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Car Allowance/Bonus/Pension and more!
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Cumbria
Capita - ITMS
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
Crewe, Cheshire
Atos
Salary: excellent benefits
Posted: 20 days ago