The table below looks at the statistics for CCA in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited CCA over the 3 months to 30 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix Certified Administrator (CCA)
Rank 155 162 151
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -11
Permanent jobs citing CCA 4 6 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.12% 0.19% 0.063%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.47% 0.78% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 0 3 2
Average salary - £50,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +26.25%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
CCA
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Scotland region.

Qualifications Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
845 768 1001
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 25.50% 24.43% 31.76%
Number of salaries quoted 563 488 628
Average salary £41,750 £39,000 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.05% -1.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

CCA
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing CCA across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

CCA Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

CCA
Salary Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing CCA across the Scotland region.

CCA Salary Trend in Scotland

CCA
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CCA within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 30 October 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
Edinburgh -8 4 - -
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UK

CCA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 12 (100.00%) Windows
1 12 (100.00%) Citrix
1 12 (100.00%) Citrix Certification
1 12 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 12 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (91.67%) DNS
2 11 (91.67%) Microsoft
2 11 (91.67%) MCSE
2 11 (91.67%) MS Excel
2 11 (91.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (83.33%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (83.33%) Finance
3 10 (83.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (16.67%) VMware
4 2 (16.67%) MS Exchange
4 2 (16.67%) XenApp
4 2 (16.67%) vSphere
4 2 (16.67%) Firewall
4 2 (16.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (8.33%) Hyper-V
5 1 (8.33%) MCITP
5 1 (8.33%) VLAN
5 1 (8.33%) Degree
5 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared
5 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
5 1 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (8.33%) DHCP
5 1 (8.33%) NFS
5 1 (8.33%) VPN
5 1 (8.33%) MCSA

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Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 2 (16.67%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 11 (91.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 11 (91.67%) DNS
2 2 (16.67%) Firewall
3 1 (8.33%) VLAN
3 1 (8.33%) SSL
3 1 (8.33%) SAN
3 1 (8.33%) DHCP
3 1 (8.33%) VPN
General
1 10 (83.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (91.67%) Consultant
2 10 (83.33%) Citrix Specialist
2 10 (83.33%) Wintel Specialist
2 10 (83.33%) Wintel Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Security Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Infrastructure Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 10 (83.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (8.33%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 12 (100.00%) Windows
2 11 (91.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (83.33%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (8.33%) ITIL
1 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2
1 1 (8.33%) Project Management
1 1 (8.33%) Quality Management
1 1 (8.33%) Service Delivery
1 1 (8.33%) Information Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (100.00%) Citrix Certification
1 12 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (91.67%) MCSE
3 2 (16.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (8.33%) MCITP
4 1 (8.33%) Degree
4 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared
4 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
4 1 (8.33%) MCSA
4 1 (8.33%) CCNA
4 1 (8.33%) CISSP
4 1 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (8.33%) CISM
System Software
1 12 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (16.67%) XenApp
2 2 (16.67%) vSphere
3 1 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (8.33%) Hyper-V
3 1 (8.33%) NFS
Vendors
1 12 (100.00%) Citrix
2 11 (91.67%) Microsoft
3 2 (16.67%) VMware
4 1 (8.33%) HP
4 1 (8.33%) Cisco