The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 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 currently tracked.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix Certified Administrator (CCA)
Rank 684 576 510
Rank change year-on-year
-108 -66
Permanent jobs citing CCA 238 319 474
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.20% 0.29% 0.38%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.72% 1.03% 1.36%
Number of salaries quoted 212 275 399
Average salary £42,500 £43,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.16% +1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,600 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
Qualifications Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
32831 30927 34904
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 27.06% 27.85% 27.77%
Number of salaries quoted 26235 24874 29613
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 18 April 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 18 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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -122 212 £42,500 -2.85% 32
London -79 62 £50,500 +12.84% 5
East of England -3 44 £44,000 +15.78% 5
South East -54 32 £40,000 -1.23% 12
Hertfordshire +29 28 £46,500 - 2
North West +13 28 £49,000 +68.96% 5
Watford 0 22 £46,500 +0.54% 2
Scotland -1 19 £32,500 -13.33% 1
West Midlands -1 17 £50,000 +11.11%
East Midlands -20 17 £40,000 -4.76%
South West +6 15 £31,500 +6.77% 1
City of London -38 14 £47,500 +6.14%
Cheshire +11 13 £85,000 - 1
Berkshire -4 12 £50,000 +25.00% 5
Edinburgh - 12 £32,500 -
Yorkshire -66 11 £40,000 -23.80% 2
Coventry +19 10 £52,500 -10.63%
West Yorkshire -51 10 £37,500 -26.82% 1
Cambridgeshire +2 9 £40,000 +14.28% 3
Leeds -32 9 £37,500 -25.00% 1
Manchester +6 8 £35,000 +20.68% 4
Nottingham -3 8 £42,500 -
Nottinghamshire -12 8 £42,500 +1.79%
West Sussex +7 7 £34,500 -31.00%
Bedfordshire -14 7 £40,000 +8.59%
Northampton - 7 £40,000 -
Twickenham - 7 £42,500 -
Northamptonshire - 7 £40,000 -
Peterborough 0 6 £40,000 -23.07%
Warrington -10 6 £24,000 -

CCA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

1 427 (86.09%) Citrix Certification
2 405 (81.65%) Citrix
3 337 (67.94%) VMware
4 320 (64.52%) Windows
5 294 (59.27%) Microsoft Certification
6 285 (57.46%) Microsoft
7 273 (55.04%) XenApp
8 258 (52.02%) VMware Infrastructure
9 237 (47.78%) MCSE
10 213 (42.94%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 188 (37.90%) XenDesktop
12 183 (36.90%) Windows Server 2008
13 174 (35.08%) Active Directory
14 148 (29.84%) MCITP
15 144 (29.03%) Windows Server 2003
16 135 (27.22%) Hyper-V
17 132 (26.61%) MS Exchange
18 127 (25.60%) ITIL
19 121 (24.40%) XenServer
20 115 (23.19%) MS Excel
20 115 (23.19%) Cisco
21 101 (20.36%) DNS
22 96 (19.35%) NetScaler
23 95 (19.15%) SAN
24 86 (17.34%) Cisco Certification
24 86 (17.34%) Finance
24 86 (17.34%) Firewall
25 85 (17.14%) CCEE
26 82 (16.53%) MCP
27 80 (16.13%) MCSA

CCA
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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
1 132 (26.61%) MS Exchange
2 78 (15.73%) SharePoint
3 77 (15.52%) Exchange Server 2010
4 29 (5.85%) Exchange Server 2007
5 24 (4.84%) Exchange Server 2003
6 23 (4.64%) IIS
6 23 (4.64%) Exchange Server 2013
7 14 (2.82%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 12 (2.42%) SharePoint Server
9 8 (1.61%) Office Communications Server
9 8 (1.61%) Lync
10 7 (1.41%) TPMS
11 3 (0.60%) IBM Notes
12 2 (0.40%) Apache
13 1 (0.20%) Exchange Server 2000
13 1 (0.20%) SAS
Applications
1 115 (23.19%) MS Excel
2 21 (4.23%) MS Office
3 17 (3.43%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.20%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 26 (5.24%) SAP FI/CO
1 26 (5.24%) SAP CO
1 26 (5.24%) SAP FI
2 5 (1.01%) SAP ECC
2 5 (1.01%) SAP R/3
3 4 (0.81%) Oracle CRM
4 2 (0.40%) Summit
5 1 (0.20%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.20%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.20%) SAP FI-AP
5 1 (0.20%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 1 (0.20%) SAP MM
Cloud Services
1 18 (3.63%) SaaS
2 8 (1.61%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (0.40%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 101 (20.36%) DNS
2 96 (19.35%) NetScaler
3 95 (19.15%) SAN
4 86 (17.34%) Firewall
5 72 (14.52%) DHCP
6 53 (10.69%) TCP/IP
7 31 (6.25%) LAN
7 31 (6.25%) Internet
8 20 (4.03%) VPN
9 18 (3.63%) iSCSI
10 16 (3.23%) SSL
11 15 (3.02%) WAN
12 14 (2.82%) SMS
13 12 (2.42%) Fibre Channel
14 10 (2.02%) NAS
15 9 (1.81%) Cisco Nexus
16 8 (1.61%) VLAN
17 7 (1.41%) VoIP
18 5 (1.01%) Junos
18 5 (1.01%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (9.07%) SQL Server
2 18 (3.63%) SQL Server 2008
3 11 (2.22%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (0.81%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (0.40%) MS Access
5 2 (0.40%) MySQL
5 2 (0.40%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 4 (0.81%) Carbide.c++
2 2 (0.40%) LSMW
General
1 86 (17.34%) Finance
2 31 (6.25%) Banking
3 18 (3.63%) Retail
4 16 (3.23%) Manufacturing
5 13 (2.62%) Retail Banking
5 13 (2.62%) Telecoms
6 10 (2.02%) Billing
7 9 (1.81%) Advertising
8 5 (1.01%) Marketing
9 4 (0.81%) Electronics
9 4 (0.81%) Legal
9 4 (0.81%) Aerospace
9 4 (0.81%) Military
10 3 (0.60%) General Ledger
10 3 (0.60%) Automotive
10 3 (0.60%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.40%) Back Office
11 2 (0.40%) Pharmaceutical
11 2 (0.40%) Local Government
12 1 (0.20%) Games
Job Titles
1 138 (27.82%) Consultant
2 106 (21.37%) Analyst
3 60 (12.10%) Citrix Engineer
4 55 (11.09%) Support Engineer
5 49 (9.88%) 3rd Line Support
6 44 (8.87%) Citrix Support
7 39 (7.86%) Citrix Consultant
8 38 (7.66%) Support Analyst
9 32 (6.45%) Architect
9 32 (6.45%) Support Consultant
10 28 (5.65%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 26 (5.24%) IT Support
12 25 (5.04%) Systems Engineer
12 25 (5.04%) Virtualisation Consultant
13 24 (4.84%) IT Consultant
13 24 (4.84%) Business Analyst
14 22 (4.44%) Citrix Support Analyst
14 22 (4.44%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
14 22 (4.44%) Technical Consultant
15 19 (3.83%) Server Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (3.23%) Web Services
2 9 (1.81%) Application Packaging
3 6 (1.21%) SAP ALE
4 1 (0.20%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 45 (9.07%) Fat Client
1 45 (9.07%) Thin Client
2 23 (4.64%) Clustering
3 21 (4.23%) SWIFT
4 15 (3.02%) Blackberry
4 15 (3.02%) Firmware
5 14 (2.82%) IVR
5 14 (2.82%) Cryptography
5 14 (2.82%) APACS
6 12 (2.42%) Management Information System
7 10 (2.02%) HP StorageWorks
8 7 (1.41%) Enterprise Software
8 7 (1.41%) Mathematics
8 7 (1.41%) Client/Server
9 6 (1.21%) Replication
10 5 (1.01%) Hedge funds
10 5 (1.01%) FMCG
11 4 (0.81%) Data Protection Act
12 3 (0.60%) Enterprise Storage
12 3 (0.60%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 320 (64.52%) Windows
2 183 (36.90%) Windows Server 2008
3 144 (29.03%) Windows Server 2003
4 52 (10.48%) Windows Server 2012
5 38 (7.66%) Windows Vista
6 35 (7.06%) Windows XP
7 31 (6.25%) Windows 7
8 20 (4.03%) UNIX
9 12 (2.42%) Solaris
9 12 (2.42%) Linux
9 12 (2.42%) Windows 8
10 10 (2.02%) Windows 2000 Server
11 8 (1.61%) Windows 2000
11 8 (1.61%) AIX
12 2 (0.40%) SUSE
13 1 (0.20%) Windows Phone
13 1 (0.20%) Mac OS
13 1 (0.20%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.20%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 127 (25.60%) ITIL
2 29 (5.85%) Service Management
3 25 (5.04%) Time Management
4 23 (4.64%) Change Control
5 21 (4.23%) Configuration Management
5 21 (4.23%) Migration
6 18 (3.63%) Project Planning
7 17 (3.43%) Service Delivery
8 16 (3.23%) Problem Management
9 15 (3.02%) Continuous Improvement
9 15 (3.02%) Incident Management
10 14 (2.82%) Data Security
10 14 (2.82%) Requirements Analysis
11 12 (2.42%) Network Load Balancing
11 12 (2.42%) Performance Tuning
12 11 (2.22%) Project Management
12 11 (2.22%) Disaster Recovery
12 11 (2.22%) Information Security
13 10 (2.02%) ERP
13 10 (2.02%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 59 (11.90%) SQL
2 34 (6.85%) PowerShell
3 6 (1.21%) C
3 6 (1.21%) ABAP
4 3 (0.60%) VBScript
5 1 (0.20%) VB
Qualifications
1 427 (86.09%) Citrix Certification
2 294 (59.27%) Microsoft Certification
3 237 (47.78%) MCSE
4 213 (42.94%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 148 (29.84%) MCITP
6 86 (17.34%) Cisco Certification
7 85 (17.14%) CCEE
8 82 (16.53%) MCP
9 80 (16.13%) MCSA
10 69 (13.91%) CCNA
11 64 (12.90%) CCEA
12 60 (12.10%) CCIA
13 50 (10.08%) CCAA
14 45 (9.07%) Degree
15 40 (8.06%) MCTS
16 26 (5.24%) VCAP
17 25 (5.04%) CCNP
18 21 (4.23%) VCP5
19 16 (3.23%) NCIE
20 13 (2.62%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (8.06%) SLA
2 26 (5.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 22 (4.44%) PCI DSS
4 18 (3.63%) QA
5 14 (2.82%) ISO 8583
6 4 (0.81%) ISO 14001
6 4 (0.81%) ISO 9001
6 4 (0.81%) BS25999
6 4 (0.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 273 (55.04%) XenApp
2 258 (52.02%) VMware Infrastructure
3 188 (37.90%) XenDesktop
4 174 (35.08%) Active Directory
5 135 (27.22%) Hyper-V
6 121 (24.40%) XenServer
7 63 (12.70%) vSphere
8 47 (9.48%) Microsoft App-V
9 37 (7.46%) VMware ESX
10 34 (6.85%) Terminal Services
11 28 (5.65%) VMware ESXi
12 12 (2.42%) ISA Server
13 8 (1.61%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 7 (1.41%) Xen
15 6 (1.21%) MetaFrame
15 6 (1.21%) Citrix Presentation Server
16 5 (1.01%) vCloud
17 3 (0.60%) UAG
17 3 (0.60%) VMware Server
18 2 (0.40%) IAG
Systems Management
1 78 (15.73%) SCCM
2 46 (9.27%) SCOM
3 35 (7.06%) Backup Exec
4 26 (5.24%) WSUS
5 15 (3.02%) XenMobile
5 15 (3.02%) SCVMM
6 8 (1.61%) NetBackup
6 8 (1.61%) Puppet
7 7 (1.41%) Norton AntiVirus
8 6 (1.21%) SCDPM
9 1 (0.20%) ARCserve
9 1 (0.20%) OpenView
Vendors
1 405 (81.65%) Citrix
2 337 (67.94%) VMware
3 285 (57.46%) Microsoft
4 115 (23.19%) Cisco
5 67 (13.51%) HP
6 52 (10.48%) AppSense
7 51 (10.28%) NetApp
8 35 (7.06%) Dell
9 34 (6.85%) Symantec
10 32 (6.45%) SAP
10 32 (6.45%) Wyse
11 22 (4.44%) EMC
12 16 (3.23%) McAfee
13 14 (2.82%) PlateSpin
14 12 (2.42%) Sophos
14 12 (2.42%) Juniper
15 11 (2.22%) Veeam
16 10 (2.02%) LANDesk
16 10 (2.02%) 3PAR
17 8 (1.61%) TOWER Software
South East
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum + Car Allowance + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Berkshire
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum + Car Allowance
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 17 hours ago
Cheshire
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 17 hours ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Cadence Resourcing
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Woking, Surrey
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £37000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Doncaster, South Yorkshire
Vertical IT
Salary: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire
EXCELerate
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum Corporate Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £23,000 to £28,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Woking, Surrey
Edge Recruit Ltd
Salary: £35000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Stott & May
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum Pension, 25 days holiday, Health Car
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Actis Recruitment.
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum + car/allowance + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Rock Recruitment Specialists
Salary: £26000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Surrey
2Source Talent
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Computer People
Salary: £45000.00 - £53000.00 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Life
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
IT Executive Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + bonus + car + pension + BUPA
Posted: 4 days ago