The table below looks at the statistics for CCA in IT jobs advertised across the UK. 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 560 551 485
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -66
Permanent jobs citing CCA 368 338 473
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.31% 0.31% 0.40%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.16% 1.14% 1.42%
Number of salaries quoted 321 285 407
Average salary £42,000 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £69,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £47,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
-11.57% +23.37%

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

Qualifications Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
31691 29544 33416
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 27.05% 27.18% 28.52%
Number of salaries quoted 24541 23973 28364
Average salary £44,000 £44,250 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-0.56% +4.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,995 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.23% +2.48%

CCA
Jobs Demand Trend

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

CCA Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

CCA
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing CCA within the UK.

CCA Salary Trend in the UK

CCA
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing CCA over the 3 months to 22 August 2014 within the UK.

CCA Salary Histogram in the UK

CCA
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CCA within the UK 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
England -9 338 £42,000 -16.00% 37
South East -18 88 £50,000 +17.64% 9
North West +32 80 £34,500 -46.92% 10
London -58 63 £54,000 +8.00% 11
Manchester +37 61 £34,000 -28.42% 6
West Midlands +15 49 £42,000 -16.00%
Berkshire +21 43 £58,750 +11.90% 4
Yorkshire -23 38 £42,000 -6.66% 2
East of England -1 32 £48,000 +12.94% 1
Birmingham +17 31 £42,000 -16.00%
South Yorkshire +9 30 £42,000 -6.66% 1
Sheffield +8 30 £42,000 -6.66% 1
West Yorkshire -31 28 £42,000 -6.66% 1
Leeds -11 27 £42,000 -13.84%
Hampshire -23 27 £32,500 -18.75% 2
Reading +15 25 £50,000 -6.97% 1
City of London -29 22 £62,500 +25.00% 2
Southampton -8 21 £32,500 -18.75% 2
Hertfordshire +4 18 £50,000 -9.09% 1
East Midlands -17 18 £42,000 -16.00% 2
Nottinghamshire -5 12 £42,000 -6.66% 1
Cheshire -13 12 £34,500 -6.75% 1
Nottingham -15 12 £42,000 -6.66% 1
Dorset +3 11 £35,000 +7.69% 2
Surrey -9 11 £33,500 -33.00% 1
South West -10 11 £35,000 -25.92% 2
Watford -4 10 £50,000 +2.56%
Slough - 10 £57,500 -
Bournemouth - 10 £35,000 - 1
Coventry +9 9 £38,500 -23.00%

CCA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs within the UK 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.

1 463 (82.09%) Citrix Certification
2 435 (77.13%) Citrix
3 352 (62.41%) Windows
4 343 (60.82%) VMware
5 342 (60.64%) Microsoft
6 311 (55.14%) Microsoft Certification
7 267 (47.34%) VMware Infrastructure
8 239 (42.38%) XenApp
9 224 (39.72%) Active Directory
10 222 (39.36%) MCSE
11 216 (38.30%) XenDesktop
12 209 (37.06%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 192 (34.04%) Windows Server 2008
14 174 (30.85%) Hyper-V
15 170 (30.14%) MS Excel
16 167 (29.61%) MCITP
17 130 (23.05%) ITIL
18 120 (21.28%) Finance
19 114 (20.21%) MS Exchange
20 113 (20.04%) Windows Server 2012
21 110 (19.50%) Firewall
22 109 (19.33%) Windows Server 2003
23 107 (18.97%) SAN
23 107 (18.97%) SCCM
24 98 (17.38%) Cisco
25 93 (16.49%) NetScaler
26 91 (16.13%) MCTS
27 83 (14.72%) DNS
27 83 (14.72%) HP
28 80 (14.18%) vSphere

CCA
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs within the UK 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
1 114 (20.21%) MS Exchange
2 58 (10.28%) Exchange Server 2010
3 40 (7.09%) SharePoint
4 33 (5.85%) Exchange Server 2007
4 33 (5.85%) Exchange Server 2013
5 27 (4.79%) Exchange Server 2003
6 20 (3.55%) Lync
7 11 (1.95%) Office Communications Server
8 7 (1.24%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 5 (0.89%) SharePoint Server
9 5 (0.89%) IBM Notes
10 4 (0.71%) IIS
11 3 (0.53%) TPMS
11 3 (0.53%) Lotus Domino
12 1 (0.18%) Apache
Applications
1 170 (30.14%) MS Excel
2 37 (6.56%) MS Office
3 3 (0.53%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 57 (10.11%) SAP FI
1 57 (10.11%) SAP CO
1 57 (10.11%) SAP FI/CO
2 12 (2.13%) SAP FSCM
3 9 (1.60%) Summit
4 5 (0.89%) Dynamics AX
5 3 (0.53%) Dynamics CRM
5 3 (0.53%) SAP BPC
6 1 (0.18%) Remedy ITSM
6 1 (0.18%) SAP ECC
6 1 (0.18%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 1 (0.18%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 18 (3.19%) Office 365
2 4 (0.71%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.35%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 110 (19.50%) Firewall
2 107 (18.97%) SAN
3 93 (16.49%) NetScaler
4 83 (14.72%) DNS
5 64 (11.35%) TCP/IP
6 44 (7.80%) DHCP
7 37 (6.56%) Internet
7 37 (6.56%) NAS
8 34 (6.03%) LAN
9 32 (5.67%) WAN
10 30 (5.32%) SMS
11 18 (3.19%) iSCSI
12 16 (2.84%) VLAN
13 15 (2.66%) Fibre Channel
14 12 (2.13%) Cisco Nexus
14 12 (2.13%) WAAS
15 11 (1.95%) VPN
16 7 (1.24%) Wireless
17 5 (0.89%) VoIP
18 4 (0.71%) FCoE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 74 (13.12%) SQL Server
2 25 (4.43%) SQL Server 2008
3 15 (2.66%) SAP BI
4 14 (2.48%) SAP HANA
5 13 (2.30%) SQL Server 2005
6 10 (1.77%) SQL Server 2012
7 5 (0.89%) Relational Database
7 5 (0.89%) DB2
8 4 (0.71%) SAP BW
9 3 (0.53%) SQL Server 2000
10 1 (0.18%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (0.89%) ClearCase
2 1 (0.18%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (0.18%) ProC
General
1 120 (21.28%) Finance
2 55 (9.75%) Banking
3 34 (6.03%) Retail
4 26 (4.61%) General Ledger
5 25 (4.43%) Retail Banking
6 13 (2.30%) Manufacturing
7 12 (2.13%) Legal
8 7 (1.24%) French Language
8 7 (1.24%) Telecoms
9 5 (0.89%) Advertising
10 3 (0.53%) Billing
11 2 (0.35%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.35%) Law
11 2 (0.35%) Pharmaceutical
11 2 (0.35%) Marketing
12 1 (0.18%) International Banking
12 1 (0.18%) Publishing
12 1 (0.18%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 163 (28.90%) Consultant
2 107 (18.97%) Support Engineer
3 86 (15.25%) Analyst
4 75 (13.30%) 3rd Line Support
5 64 (11.35%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 61 (10.82%) Citrix Engineer
7 46 (8.16%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 45 (7.98%) Citrix Consultant
9 41 (7.27%) Citrix Support
10 39 (6.91%) SAP Consultant
11 38 (6.74%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
12 36 (6.38%) Citrix Specialist
12 36 (6.38%) Business Analyst
12 36 (6.38%) Server Engineer
13 33 (5.85%) Senior Consultant
14 29 (5.14%) Microsoft Consultant
15 26 (4.61%) Senior SAP Consultant
15 26 (4.61%) Payments Business Analyst
15 26 (4.61%) Server Support Engineer
15 26 (4.61%) Server Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (5.85%) Web Services
2 25 (4.43%) Application Packaging
3 5 (0.89%) REST
3 5 (0.89%) SOAP
3 5 (0.89%) JMS
4 3 (0.53%) .NET
5 2 (0.35%) LAMP
5 2 (0.35%) SAP CO-PA
6 1 (0.18%) SAP ALE
6 1 (0.18%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 54 (9.57%) Thin Client
1 54 (9.57%) Fat Client
2 31 (5.50%) SWIFT
3 29 (5.14%) Clustering
4 26 (4.61%) IVR
5 25 (4.43%) APACS
5 25 (4.43%) Cryptography
6 10 (1.77%) Replication
6 10 (1.77%) Blackberry
7 8 (1.42%) CLARiiON
7 8 (1.42%) Management Information System
7 8 (1.42%) Client/Server
7 8 (1.42%) Celerra
8 7 (1.24%) FlexPod
9 6 (1.06%) Firmware
10 5 (0.89%) CMDB
11 4 (0.71%) Enterprise Software
12 3 (0.53%) FMCG
12 3 (0.53%) HP StorageWorks
12 3 (0.53%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 352 (62.41%) Windows
2 192 (34.04%) Windows Server 2008
3 113 (20.04%) Windows Server 2012
4 109 (19.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 46 (8.16%) Windows Vista
6 30 (5.32%) Linux
7 20 (3.55%) Windows 2000
8 18 (3.19%) UNIX
8 18 (3.19%) VMS
9 17 (3.01%) Solaris
10 16 (2.84%) Windows 7
11 12 (2.13%) AIX
11 12 (2.13%) Windows XP
12 10 (1.77%) SUSE
13 8 (1.42%) Windows 8
14 5 (0.89%) Windows 2000 Server
15 3 (0.53%) Android
15 3 (0.53%) Windows Phone
15 3 (0.53%) Windows Phone 8
16 2 (0.35%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 130 (23.05%) ITIL
2 32 (5.67%) Change Control
3 30 (5.32%) Change Management
4 29 (5.14%) Incident Management
5 28 (4.96%) Requirements Analysis
6 26 (4.61%) Project Planning
6 26 (4.61%) Service Delivery
7 25 (4.43%) Data Security
8 24 (4.26%) Disaster Recovery
9 21 (3.72%) Migration
10 19 (3.37%) Asset Management
11 18 (3.19%) Load Balancing
11 18 (3.19%) Project Management
12 17 (3.01%) Business Intelligence
13 16 (2.84%) Service Management
13 16 (2.84%) CRM
13 16 (2.84%) PRINCE2
14 14 (2.48%) Configuration Management
15 12 (2.13%) Problem Management
15 12 (2.13%) Procure-to-pay
Programming Languages
1 53 (9.40%) SQL
2 30 (5.32%) PowerShell
3 6 (1.06%) C
4 5 (0.89%) Korn
4 5 (0.89%) Bash Shell
4 5 (0.89%) Perl
5 2 (0.35%) ABAP
6 1 (0.18%) VBScript
6 1 (0.18%) VB
Qualifications
1 463 (82.09%) Citrix Certification
2 311 (55.14%) Microsoft Certification
3 222 (39.36%) MCSE
4 209 (37.06%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 167 (29.61%) MCITP
6 91 (16.13%) MCTS
7 72 (12.77%) CCEA
7 72 (12.77%) Cisco Certification
8 62 (10.99%) CCNA
8 62 (10.99%) CCEE
9 57 (10.11%) CCAA
10 49 (8.69%) MCSA
11 40 (7.09%) MCP
12 39 (6.91%) CCIA
13 26 (4.61%) Degree
13 26 (4.61%) VCAP
14 24 (4.26%) NCDA
15 21 (3.72%) NCIE
16 17 (3.01%) ACCA
17 15 (2.66%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (6.03%) SLA
1 34 (6.03%) PCI DSS
2 32 (5.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 25 (4.43%) ISO 8583
4 5 (0.89%) QA
5 1 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.18%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 267 (47.34%) VMware Infrastructure
2 239 (42.38%) XenApp
3 224 (39.72%) Active Directory
4 216 (38.30%) XenDesktop
5 174 (30.85%) Hyper-V
6 80 (14.18%) vSphere
7 72 (12.77%) XenServer
8 68 (12.06%) Microsoft App-V
9 48 (8.51%) VMware ESX
10 29 (5.14%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 25 (4.43%) VMware ESXi
12 19 (3.37%) vCloud
13 10 (1.77%) IAG
13 10 (1.77%) UAG
14 8 (1.42%) VMware Server
15 7 (1.24%) MetaFrame
16 6 (1.06%) Terminal Services
17 5 (0.89%) NFS
17 5 (0.89%) ISA Server
18 4 (0.71%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 107 (18.97%) SCCM
2 36 (6.38%) SCVMM
3 35 (6.21%) Backup Exec
4 26 (4.61%) SCOM
5 24 (4.26%) WSUS
6 20 (3.55%) XenMobile
7 8 (1.42%) Puppet
8 5 (0.89%) Business Desktop Deployment
9 2 (0.35%) SolarWinds Orion
10 1 (0.18%) ARCserve
10 1 (0.18%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 435 (77.13%) Citrix
2 343 (60.82%) VMware
3 342 (60.64%) Microsoft
4 98 (17.38%) Cisco
5 83 (14.72%) HP
6 78 (13.83%) NetApp
7 59 (10.46%) AppSense
8 58 (10.28%) SAP
9 37 (6.56%) EMC
10 36 (6.38%) Dell
11 19 (3.37%) McAfee
12 14 (2.48%) Nimsoft
13 11 (1.95%) Symantec
14 10 (1.77%) Red Hat
14 10 (1.77%) IBM
15 9 (1.60%) Mitel
15 9 (1.60%) Siemens
15 9 (1.60%) TOWER Software
16 7 (1.24%) 3PAR
16 7 (1.24%) Sophos
South East
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum + Car Allowance + Home Based Contrac
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + car, healthcare, life, pension, bonus
Posted: 12 hours ago
Berkshire
Opal Tree Solutions
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Car & Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Roc Search
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bournemouth, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Vertical IT
Salary: £20000 - £22000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
X4 Group
Salary: £33k - 35k per year
Posted: 4 days ago
Poole, Dorset
Owen Daniels Consultancy
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum Circa £40k basic plus OTE 65k, Pensi
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Staffline Group PLC
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Plus car / pension /other b
Posted: 5 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Staffline Group PLC
Salary: From £25,000 to £40,000 per annum Plus CAR / Pension /Health / Bonus
Posted: 7 days ago
Burnley, Lancashire
Staffline Group PLC
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum Plus CAR / Pension /Health / Bonus
Posted: 7 days ago
Burnley, Lancashire
Staffline Group PLC
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum Plus CAR & other b
Posted: 7 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Staffline Group PLC
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum Plus CAR & other b
Posted: 7 days ago
Crewe, Cheshire
Atos
Salary: excellent benefits
Posted: 11 days ago