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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Citrix Certified Administrator (CCA)
Rank 537 648 612
Rank change year-on-year
+111 -36
Permanent jobs citing CCA 378 250 280
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.36% 0.24% 0.26%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.29% 0.89% 0.91%
Number of salaries quoted 312 194 246
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,900 £30,400 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £57,700
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £40,000 £38,846
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.97%

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
29255 27965 30740
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 27.63% 27.26% 28.10%
Number of salaries quoted 23431 21963 25717
Average salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 30 January 2015 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 30 January 2015. 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 +95 362 £42,500 +3.03% 40
South East +13 118 £42,500 +14.86% 11
London +34 95 £55,000 - 11
Hampshire -12 42 £35,000 - 5
Berkshire +10 38 £48,750 +31.75% 4
South West +15 37 £37,500 +22.95% 3
Yorkshire +18 35 £30,000 -40.00% 4
City of London +29 34 £52,500 -4.54% 2
West Yorkshire +20 32 £30,000 -40.00% 4
Dorset - 27 £37,500 - 2
North West -23 26 £34,000 -2.85% 4
Southampton -9 25 £42,500 +21.42% 2
Leeds +17 23 £30,000 -36.84% 3
Manchester -12 21 £34,000 +17.24% 4
West Midlands +1 20 £33,000 -37.14% 2
East of England -10 18 £52,500 +23.52% 3
Poole - 16 £50,000 -
Buckinghamshire +14 15 £55,000 -
Surrey -12 14 £45,000 -1.09%
Bournemouth - 11 £35,000 - 1
Guildford +2 10 £45,000 -10.00%
Bracknell - 10 £47,500 - 1
Essex -13 9 £52,500 +31.25%
Huddersfield +13 8 £30,000 -40.00%
Birmingham -7 8 £48,500 -9.76% 1
Marlow - 8 £55,000 -
Maidenhead - 8 - -
Slough +4 7 £60,000 - 1
Fareham -8 7 £35,000 +7.69% 2
Wokingham - 7 £41,500 -

CCA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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.

1 589 (79.49%) Citrix Certification
2 528 (71.26%) Citrix
3 474 (63.97%) VMware
4 460 (62.08%) Windows
5 431 (58.16%) Microsoft
6 387 (52.23%) Microsoft Certification
7 378 (51.01%) VMware Infrastructure
8 354 (47.77%) MCSE
9 342 (46.15%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 300 (40.49%) XenApp
11 264 (35.63%) XenDesktop
12 262 (35.36%) Active Directory
13 239 (32.25%) Windows Server 2008
14 230 (31.04%) MS Excel
15 229 (30.90%) MS Exchange
16 226 (30.50%) SAN
17 199 (26.86%) MCITP
18 188 (25.37%) Hyper-V
19 165 (22.27%) vSphere
20 151 (20.38%) Windows Server 2012
21 149 (20.11%) MCSA
22 140 (18.89%) SAP
22 140 (18.89%) Cisco
23 138 (18.62%) Finance
24 135 (18.22%) Firewall
25 133 (17.95%) NetScaler
26 132 (17.81%) SAP CO
26 132 (17.81%) SAP FI
27 131 (17.68%) CCEE
28 127 (17.14%) SAP FI/CO

CCA
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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
1 229 (30.90%) MS Exchange
2 94 (12.69%) Exchange Server 2010
3 84 (11.34%) SharePoint
4 67 (9.04%) Exchange Server 2003
5 65 (8.77%) Lync
6 58 (7.83%) Exchange Server 2007
7 56 (7.56%) Exchange Server 2013
8 34 (4.59%) Office Communications Server
9 21 (2.83%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 13 (1.75%) SAS
11 9 (1.21%) IIS
12 5 (0.67%) IBM Notes
13 4 (0.54%) GroupWise
14 2 (0.27%) SharePoint 2013
14 2 (0.27%) SharePoint 2010
15 1 (0.13%) TPMS
Applications
1 230 (31.04%) MS Excel
2 43 (5.80%) MS Office
3 1 (0.13%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.13%) MS Project
3 1 (0.13%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 132 (17.81%) SAP CO
1 132 (17.81%) SAP FI
2 127 (17.14%) SAP FI/CO
3 34 (4.59%) SAP R/3
4 26 (3.51%) SAP FSCM
5 23 (3.10%) SAP FI-AP
6 10 (1.35%) SAP BPC
7 6 (0.81%) Dynamics AX
8 5 (0.67%) SAP FI-GL
8 5 (0.67%) SAP Retail
9 4 (0.54%) SAP SD
10 3 (0.40%) Dynamics CRM
11 2 (0.27%) Remedy ITSM
12 1 (0.13%) Summit
12 1 (0.13%) SAP APO
12 1 (0.13%) SAP ERP
12 1 (0.13%) Dynamics NAV
12 1 (0.13%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 18 (2.43%) Microsoft Azure
2 15 (2.02%) Office 365
3 8 (1.08%) SaaS
4 3 (0.40%) PaaS
5 2 (0.27%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.13%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 226 (30.50%) SAN
2 135 (18.22%) Firewall
3 133 (17.95%) NetScaler
4 110 (14.84%) DNS
5 102 (13.77%) TCP/IP
6 93 (12.55%) DHCP
7 56 (7.56%) NAS
8 44 (5.94%) WAN
9 40 (5.40%) iSCSI
9 40 (5.40%) VLAN
10 37 (4.99%) VPN
11 35 (4.72%) LAN
12 29 (3.91%) Wireless
13 21 (2.83%) VoIP
13 21 (2.83%) Fibre Channel
14 20 (2.70%) Network Security
15 19 (2.56%) Wireshark
16 17 (2.29%) Internet
17 14 (1.89%) Cisco Nexus
17 14 (1.89%) WAAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 109 (14.71%) SQL Server
2 28 (3.78%) SQL Server 2008
3 19 (2.56%) SQL Server 2005
4 8 (1.08%) SQL Server 2012
5 7 (0.94%) SQL Server 2000
6 6 (0.81%) SAP BW
7 4 (0.54%) SAP HANA
7 4 (0.54%) SAP BI
7 4 (0.54%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (0.13%) Essbase
8 1 (0.13%) Data Mining
8 1 (0.13%) QlikView
8 1 (0.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (0.54%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 3 (0.40%) TestDirector
2 3 (0.40%) MSI
3 2 (0.27%) InstallShield
3 2 (0.27%) AdminStudio
4 1 (0.13%) ProC
General
1 138 (18.62%) Finance
2 77 (10.39%) Banking
3 34 (4.59%) Marketing
4 33 (4.45%) Billing
4 33 (4.45%) Manufacturing
5 21 (2.83%) General Ledger
6 19 (2.56%) Retail
7 12 (1.62%) Retail Banking
8 10 (1.35%) Legal
9 8 (1.08%) Advertising
10 5 (0.67%) Investment Banking
11 3 (0.40%) Telecoms
11 3 (0.40%) Publishing
11 3 (0.40%) Law
12 2 (0.27%) German Language
12 2 (0.27%) Pharmaceutical
13 1 (0.13%) Back Office
13 1 (0.13%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 242 (32.66%) Consultant
2 88 (11.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 88 (11.88%) Support Engineer
3 84 (11.34%) SAP Consultant
4 83 (11.20%) Analyst
5 67 (9.04%) Citrix Engineer
6 63 (8.50%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
6 63 (8.50%) Architect
7 58 (7.83%) 3rd Line Support
8 49 (6.61%) Infrastructure Consultant
9 45 (6.07%) SAP Analyst
10 42 (5.67%) Business Analyst
11 41 (5.53%) Senior Consultant
12 35 (4.72%) Technical Support
13 32 (4.32%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
14 30 (4.05%) IT Support
14 30 (4.05%) Citrix Support
14 30 (4.05%) Server Engineer
15 28 (3.78%) SAP Business Analyst
15 28 (3.78%) Citrix Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (1.75%) Application Packaging
2 11 (1.48%) EDI
3 10 (1.35%) Web Services
4 4 (0.54%) .NET
5 2 (0.27%) COM
6 1 (0.13%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.13%) J2EE
6 1 (0.13%) WPF
6 1 (0.13%) Silverlight
6 1 (0.13%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 66 (8.91%) Thin Client
1 66 (8.91%) Fat Client
2 35 (4.72%) Analytical Skills
3 28 (3.78%) Replication
3 28 (3.78%) Clustering
4 23 (3.10%) Blackberry
5 10 (1.35%) Cryptography
5 10 (1.35%) SWIFT
5 10 (1.35%) IVR
5 10 (1.35%) APACS
6 8 (1.08%) Celerra
6 8 (1.08%) FMCG
6 8 (1.08%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 8 (1.08%) CLARiiON
7 7 (0.94%) FlexPod
8 6 (0.81%) Social Network
8 6 (0.81%) Management Information System
9 5 (0.67%) EqualLogic
9 5 (0.67%) CMDB
10 4 (0.54%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 460 (62.08%) Windows
2 239 (32.25%) Windows Server 2008
3 151 (20.38%) Windows Server 2012
4 106 (14.30%) Windows Server 2003
5 82 (11.07%) Windows Vista
6 51 (6.88%) Windows XP
7 48 (6.48%) Windows 7
8 38 (5.13%) Linux
9 30 (4.05%) UNIX
10 18 (2.43%) AIX
10 18 (2.43%) Solaris
11 15 (2.02%) Windows 8
12 11 (1.48%) VMS
13 6 (0.81%) Windows 2000
14 2 (0.27%) Apple iOS
14 2 (0.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 2 (0.27%) Debian
15 1 (0.13%) Mac OS X
15 1 (0.13%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 119 (16.06%) ITIL
2 53 (7.15%) Service Delivery
3 40 (5.40%) Migration
4 38 (5.13%) Disaster Recovery
4 38 (5.13%) Project Management
5 36 (4.86%) Mentoring
6 33 (4.45%) ERP
7 32 (4.32%) Root Cause Analysis
8 30 (4.05%) Business Continuity
9 29 (3.91%) Change Management
10 21 (2.83%) Load Balancing
11 20 (2.70%) Change Control
11 20 (2.70%) Business Intelligence
12 18 (2.43%) CRM
13 17 (2.29%) Integration Testing
14 16 (2.16%) Business Analysis
14 16 (2.16%) PRINCE2
15 14 (1.89%) Incident Management
15 14 (1.89%) Resource Management
15 14 (1.89%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 95 (12.82%) SQL
2 45 (6.07%) ABAP
3 35 (4.72%) PowerShell
4 12 (1.62%) VB
5 7 (0.94%) C
6 3 (0.40%) VBScript
7 2 (0.27%) R
8 1 (0.13%) VBA
8 1 (0.13%) C#
8 1 (0.13%) Java
8 1 (0.13%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.13%) Scala
Qualifications
1 589 (79.49%) Citrix Certification
2 387 (52.23%) Microsoft Certification
3 354 (47.77%) MCSE
4 342 (46.15%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 199 (26.86%) MCITP
6 149 (20.11%) MCSA
7 131 (17.68%) CCEE
8 103 (13.90%) Cisco Certification
9 101 (13.63%) CCNA
10 98 (13.23%) CCEA
11 86 (11.61%) CCIA
12 75 (10.12%) MCP
13 66 (8.91%) Security Cleared
14 65 (8.77%) SC Cleared
14 65 (8.77%) CCAA
15 60 (8.10%) MCTS
16 54 (7.29%) Degree
17 40 (5.40%) VCP5
18 33 (4.45%) VCAP
19 32 (4.32%) NCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (4.59%) SLA
2 19 (2.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 10 (1.35%) PCI DSS
3 10 (1.35%) ISO 8583
4 4 (0.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.27%) QA
6 1 (0.13%) ISO 14001
6 1 (0.13%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 378 (51.01%) VMware Infrastructure
2 300 (40.49%) XenApp
3 264 (35.63%) XenDesktop
4 262 (35.36%) Active Directory
5 188 (25.37%) Hyper-V
6 165 (22.27%) vSphere
7 97 (13.09%) Microsoft App-V
8 75 (10.12%) XenServer
9 48 (6.48%) VMware ESX
10 34 (4.59%) Terminal Services
11 32 (4.32%) VMware ESXi
12 25 (3.37%) vCloud
13 21 (2.83%) Citrix Presentation Server
14 20 (2.70%) VMware Server
15 4 (0.54%) Microsoft Virtual Server
16 2 (0.27%) NFS
17 1 (0.13%) Firmware
17 1 (0.13%) ISA Server
17 1 (0.13%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 59 (7.96%) SCCM
2 54 (7.29%) Backup Exec
3 37 (4.99%) SCOM
4 36 (4.86%) XenMobile
5 23 (3.10%) EdgeSight
6 18 (2.43%) SCVMM
7 8 (1.08%) Norton AntiVirus
7 8 (1.08%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 7 (0.94%) NetBackup
9 5 (0.67%) SCDPM
10 4 (0.54%) WMI
11 3 (0.40%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
11 3 (0.40%) SolarWinds Orion
11 3 (0.40%) HP Data Protector
11 3 (0.40%) AppDNA
12 2 (0.27%) Puppet
12 2 (0.27%) HP Quality Center
13 1 (0.13%) OpenView
13 1 (0.13%) HP SIM
13 1 (0.13%) WSUS
Vendors
1 528 (71.26%) Citrix
2 474 (63.97%) VMware
3 431 (58.16%) Microsoft
4 140 (18.89%) SAP
4 140 (18.89%) Cisco
5 99 (13.36%) AppSense
6 79 (10.66%) NetApp
7 76 (10.26%) HP
8 64 (8.64%) EMC
9 56 (7.56%) Symantec
10 42 (5.67%) Dell
11 26 (3.51%) Veeam
11 26 (3.51%) Fujitsu
12 17 (2.29%) Juniper
12 17 (2.29%) Riverbed
13 15 (2.02%) CommVault
14 14 (1.89%) IronPort
15 11 (1.48%) Apple
16 8 (1.08%) 3PAR
17 7 (0.94%) TOWER Software
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Jonothan Bosworth
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Jonothan Bosworth
Salary: £45,000 per annum + Benefits (Healthcare, Company Bonus, Overtime)
Posted: 10 hours ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30-40k
Posted: 11 hours ago
Bedfordshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: additional benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Fareham, Hampshire
Interaction Recruitment PLC
Salary: £43k - 48k per year + Bonus up to 10%
Posted: Yesterday
London
Connectus
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £60000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £29000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £49000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus, Car, Pension, Laptop, Phone
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
X4 Group
Salary: Dependent on Experience
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum plus car allowance, bonus scheme etc
Posted: 2 days ago
Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire
EXCELerate
Salary: Up to £65k, Car Allowance and corporate benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £34000 - £42000 per annum + Pension + Medical
Posted: 3 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + £4000 Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
South East
Careerwise UK Limited
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + package
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago