The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the North West region.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix Certified Administrator (CCA)
Rank 228 243 229
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -14
Permanent jobs citing CCA 29 13 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.40% 0.17% 0.25%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.68% 0.71% 1.05%
Number of salaries quoted 19 11 18
Average salary £58,052 £29,000 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+100.17% -12.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,700 £23,500 £25,450
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £45,000 £46,250
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
Qualifications Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
1722 1838 1720
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 23.73% 24.48% 24.01%
Number of salaries quoted 1347 1509 1472
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £25,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
CCA
England

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 16 April 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 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
Cheshire +17 14 £85,000 - 2
Manchester +1 7 £36,250 +25.00% 4
Merseyside -8 5 £58,052 -
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England

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 59 (86.76%) Citrix Certification
2 58 (85.29%) Citrix
3 53 (77.94%) VMware
4 36 (52.94%) VMware Infrastructure
5 33 (48.53%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 30 (44.12%) Cisco
7 29 (42.65%) Microsoft
7 29 (42.65%) XenApp
8 28 (41.18%) XenDesktop
9 27 (39.71%) Hyper-V
10 26 (38.24%) Microsoft Certification
10 26 (38.24%) NetApp
11 25 (36.76%) MCITP
12 24 (35.29%) Windows
13 22 (32.35%) MCSE
13 22 (32.35%) Cisco Certification
14 21 (30.88%) CCEE
15 19 (27.94%) CCNA
16 18 (26.47%) NetScaler
17 17 (25.00%) SQL
18 16 (23.53%) ITIL
18 16 (23.53%) SAN
19 15 (22.06%) MCSA
19 15 (22.06%) Finance
19 15 (22.06%) SCCM
20 14 (20.59%) SCOM
20 14 (20.59%) MS Excel
21 13 (19.12%) MCTS
22 12 (17.65%) MS Exchange
22 12 (17.65%) NCIE

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Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 12 (17.65%) MS Exchange
2 7 (10.29%) TPMS
2 7 (10.29%) Lync
2 7 (10.29%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (8.82%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (1.47%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (1.47%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (1.47%) IIS
4 1 (1.47%) IBM Notes
4 1 (1.47%) SharePoint
Applications
1 14 (20.59%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.94%) Office 365
2 1 (1.47%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (26.47%) NetScaler
2 16 (23.53%) SAN
3 9 (13.24%) Cisco Nexus
4 2 (2.94%) LAN
4 2 (2.94%) WAN
5 1 (1.47%) DHCP
5 1 (1.47%) DNS
5 1 (1.47%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.47%) SQL Server
1 1 (1.47%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (1.47%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 15 (22.06%) Finance
2 6 (8.82%) Telecoms
3 5 (7.35%) Banking
3 5 (7.35%) Retail
Job Titles
1 23 (33.82%) Consultant
2 11 (16.18%) Architect
3 10 (14.71%) Support Engineer
4 9 (13.24%) Citrix Support
5 7 (10.29%) Citrix Specialist
5 7 (10.29%) Analyst
6 6 (8.82%) 2nd Line Support
6 6 (8.82%) Technical Consultant
6 6 (8.82%) Solutions Consultant
7 5 (7.35%) Support Analyst
7 5 (7.35%) Citrix Engineer
7 5 (7.35%) Citrix Architect
7 5 (7.35%) Citrix Support Engineer
7 5 (7.35%) Citrix Consultant
7 5 (7.35%) Support Consultant
7 5 (7.35%) Solutions Architect
8 4 (5.88%) 3rd Line Support
8 4 (5.88%) Service Analyst
8 4 (5.88%) Head of ICT
8 4 (5.88%) Citrix Support Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.35%) HP StorageWorks
2 4 (5.88%) Data Protection Act
3 2 (2.94%) Clustering
3 2 (2.94%) FlexPod
4 1 (1.47%) CLARiiON
4 1 (1.47%) Celerra
4 1 (1.47%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 24 (35.29%) Windows
2 8 (11.76%) Windows 7
3 2 (2.94%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (2.94%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.47%) Windows 2000 Server
4 1 (1.47%) Windows 8
4 1 (1.47%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (23.53%) ITIL
2 9 (13.24%) Service Management
2 9 (13.24%) Continuous Improvement
3 5 (7.35%) Enterprise Architecture
3 5 (7.35%) Business Development
3 5 (7.35%) Problem Management
3 5 (7.35%) Risk Management
3 5 (7.35%) TOGAF
3 5 (7.35%) Content Management
3 5 (7.35%) SOA
3 5 (7.35%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (5.88%) Workflow
4 4 (5.88%) Performance Management
4 4 (5.88%) Data Protection
4 4 (5.88%) Market Research
5 3 (4.41%) Incident Management
6 1 (1.47%) Project Management
6 1 (1.47%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 17 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 59 (86.76%) Citrix Certification
2 33 (48.53%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 26 (38.24%) Microsoft Certification
4 25 (36.76%) MCITP
5 22 (32.35%) Cisco Certification
5 22 (32.35%) MCSE
6 21 (30.88%) CCEE
7 19 (27.94%) CCNA
8 15 (22.06%) MCSA
9 13 (19.12%) MCTS
10 12 (17.65%) NCIE
11 11 (16.18%) CCIA
12 10 (14.71%) MCP
13 7 (10.29%) NCDA
13 7 (10.29%) HP AIS
13 7 (10.29%) HP ASE
14 6 (8.82%) JNCIS
15 5 (7.35%) Security Cleared
15 5 (7.35%) CCEA
16 4 (5.88%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (10.29%) SLA
2 4 (5.88%) ISO 14001
2 4 (5.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (5.88%) BS25999
2 4 (5.88%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 36 (52.94%) VMware Infrastructure
2 29 (42.65%) XenApp
3 28 (41.18%) XenDesktop
4 27 (39.71%) Hyper-V
5 10 (14.71%) XenServer
6 6 (8.82%) Active Directory
6 6 (8.82%) Microsoft App-V
7 5 (7.35%) vSphere
8 4 (5.88%) VMware ESXi
9 3 (4.41%) VMware ESX
10 2 (2.94%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 15 (22.06%) SCCM
2 14 (20.59%) SCOM
3 11 (16.18%) Backup Exec
4 3 (4.41%) SCVMM
5 1 (1.47%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 58 (85.29%) Citrix
2 53 (77.94%) VMware
3 30 (44.12%) Cisco
4 29 (42.65%) Microsoft
5 26 (38.24%) NetApp
6 11 (16.18%) Symantec
6 11 (16.18%) McAfee
6 11 (16.18%) Sophos
7 8 (11.76%) HP
7 8 (11.76%) EMC
8 7 (10.29%) Juniper
9 6 (8.82%) AppSense
9 6 (8.82%) Brocade
10 5 (7.35%) Fujitsu
10 5 (7.35%) Mitel
10 5 (7.35%) Avaya
10 5 (7.35%) Dell
11 1 (1.47%) Blue Coat
11 1 (1.47%) Lotus
11 1 (1.47%) DataCore
Manchester, Lancashire
Actis Recruitment.
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum + car/allowance + bens
Posted: 12 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheshire
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Sandbach, Cheshire
Reed Technology
Salary: £24000 - £29000 per annum + benefits package
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Cheshire, Lancashire, Greater...
Actis Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30,000 - £35,000 + car/allow + bens
Posted: 8 days ago
Manchester, Cheshire, Lancashire, Greater...
Actis Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £25,000 - £35,000 + car/allow + bens
Posted: 14 days ago