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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix Certified Administrator (CCA)
Rank 164 153 155
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +2
Permanent jobs citing CCA 9 2 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.24% 0.064% 0.25%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.99% 0.24% 0.79%
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 4
Average salary £46,500 £35,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+32.85% -9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,300 £35,000 £37,800
10% offered a salary of more than £51,700 £35,000 £39,550
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £47,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
-11.57% +23.37%
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
908 827 1011
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 24.27% 26.40% 31.92%
Number of salaries quoted 571 510 636
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,995 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.23% +2.48%

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 22 August 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 - 7 - -
Argyll and Bute +4 1 £53,000 -
Glasgow -22 1 £40,000 +14.28%
CCA
UK

CCA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 20 (100.00%) Citrix
1 20 (100.00%) Citrix Certification
2 17 (85.00%) Microsoft
3 13 (65.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 12 (60.00%) VMware
4 12 (60.00%) Finance
4 12 (60.00%) XenApp
5 11 (55.00%) Active Directory
5 11 (55.00%) Windows
6 10 (50.00%) MS Excel
6 10 (50.00%) XenDesktop
7 9 (45.00%) Windows Server 2008
8 8 (40.00%) DNS
8 8 (40.00%) MCSE
8 8 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
9 7 (35.00%) Hyper-V
10 6 (30.00%) XenServer
10 6 (30.00%) SAN
11 5 (25.00%) SharePoint
11 5 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
11 5 (25.00%) PowerShell
11 5 (25.00%) SharePoint Server
11 5 (25.00%) CCAA
11 5 (25.00%) NetScaler
11 5 (25.00%) XenMobile
12 3 (15.00%) CCIA
12 3 (15.00%) vSphere
12 3 (15.00%) CCEE
12 3 (15.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 3 (15.00%) MS Exchange

CCA
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 5 (25.00%) SharePoint
1 5 (25.00%) SharePoint Server
2 3 (15.00%) MS Exchange
3 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 10 (50.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 8 (40.00%) DNS
2 6 (30.00%) SAN
3 5 (25.00%) NetScaler
4 2 (10.00%) Firewall
5 1 (5.00%) VLAN
5 1 (5.00%) DHCP
5 1 (5.00%) VPN
5 1 (5.00%) SSL
General
1 12 (60.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (70.00%) Consultant
2 7 (35.00%) Wintel Specialist
2 7 (35.00%) Wintel Consultant
2 7 (35.00%) Citrix Specialist
3 6 (30.00%) Analyst
4 5 (25.00%) Server Analyst
4 5 (25.00%) Citrix Consultant
5 2 (10.00%) Senior Consultant
5 2 (10.00%) Technical Consultant
6 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Consultant
6 1 (5.00%) Senior Infrastructure Consultant
6 1 (5.00%) Security Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Senior Technical Consultant
6 1 (5.00%) Citrix Technical Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 11 (55.00%) Windows
2 9 (45.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (5.00%) Windows Vista
4 1 (5.00%) Windows 7
4 1 (5.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (10.00%) Service Delivery
1 2 (10.00%) Migration
2 1 (5.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (5.00%) Information Management
2 1 (5.00%) Quality Management
2 1 (5.00%) Project Management
2 1 (5.00%) ITIL
2 1 (5.00%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 5 (25.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (5.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 20 (100.00%) Citrix Certification
2 13 (65.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (40.00%) MCSE
4 5 (25.00%) CCAA
5 3 (15.00%) CCIA
5 3 (15.00%) CCEE
5 3 (15.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (10.00%) MCITP
6 2 (10.00%) Degree
7 1 (5.00%) SC Cleared
7 1 (5.00%) Security Cleared
7 1 (5.00%) CISM
7 1 (5.00%) CISSP
7 1 (5.00%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (5.00%) MCSA
7 1 (5.00%) CCNA
System Software
1 12 (60.00%) XenApp
2 11 (55.00%) Active Directory
3 10 (50.00%) XenDesktop
4 7 (35.00%) Hyper-V
5 6 (30.00%) XenServer
6 5 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
7 3 (15.00%) vSphere
8 1 (5.00%) NFS
Systems Management
1 5 (25.00%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 20 (100.00%) Citrix
2 17 (85.00%) Microsoft
3 12 (60.00%) VMware
4 1 (5.00%) CA
4 1 (5.00%) Cisco
4 1 (5.00%) HP