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 25 July 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix Certified Administrator (CCA)
Rank 607 541 481
Rank change year-on-year
-66 -60
Permanent jobs citing CCA 313 372 500
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.27% 0.34% 0.42%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.98% 1.25% 1.51%
Number of salaries quoted 273 313 436
Average salary £42,000 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.57% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,050 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £67,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,750 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-9.44% +12.50%
Qualifications Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
31805 29645 33019
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 27.14% 27.25% 28.00%
Number of salaries quoted 24911 23846 28317
Average salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.52% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 25 July 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 25 July 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 -73 287 £42,000 -11.57% 32
South East -25 79 £47,500 +11.76% 6
North West +32 59 £34,000 -32.00% 8
London -116 47 £54,000 +8.00% 6
Manchester +19 44 £33,500 -10.66% 7
Yorkshire -29 41 £42,000 -1.17% 4
West Midlands +6 37 £42,000 -16.00% 2
Berkshire +22 36 £57,500 +15.00% 1
West Yorkshire -23 31 £42,000 -1.17% 2
Leeds -13 30 £42,000 -13.84% 2
East of England -10 28 £44,000 +3.52% 4
Sheffield +15 26 £42,000 -4.00% 2
South Yorkshire +12 26 £42,000 -4.00% 2
Birmingham +9 24 £42,000 -16.00% 2
Reading +7 21 £50,000 +2.56% 1
Hampshire -9 21 £32,500 -18.75% 2
East Midlands -25 20 £42,000 -11.57% 2
Hertfordshire +2 17 £49,500 -10.00% 1
Southampton -5 17 £32,500 -18.75% 2
City of London -36 15 £57,500 +17.34% 3
Nottinghamshire -12 14 £42,000 -11.57%
Nottingham -20 14 £42,000 -11.57%
Surrey -11 13 £33,500 -21.17% 3
Cheshire +2 11 £34,500 +7.81% 2
Slough - 11 £57,500 -
South West -3 10 £35,000 -16.66%
Dorset - 10 £35,000 -
Watford -14 9 £49,000 +0.51% 1
Woking - 9 £33,500 - 3
Bournemouth - 9 £35,000 -

CCA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 July 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.

1 440 (81.33%) Citrix Certification
2 414 (76.52%) Citrix
3 339 (62.66%) VMware
4 335 (61.92%) Windows
5 323 (59.70%) Microsoft
6 315 (58.23%) Microsoft Certification
7 254 (46.95%) VMware Infrastructure
8 248 (45.84%) XenApp
9 231 (42.70%) MCSE
10 219 (40.48%) Active Directory
11 202 (37.34%) XenDesktop
12 196 (36.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 186 (34.38%) Windows Server 2008
14 167 (30.87%) Hyper-V
15 159 (29.39%) MCITP
16 155 (28.65%) MS Excel
17 140 (25.88%) ITIL
18 118 (21.81%) Windows Server 2003
19 112 (20.70%) Finance
20 111 (20.52%) MS Exchange
21 110 (20.33%) Windows Server 2012
22 107 (19.78%) SCCM
23 101 (18.67%) SAN
24 100 (18.48%) Cisco
25 96 (17.74%) Firewall
26 91 (16.82%) XenServer
27 85 (15.71%) HP
28 84 (15.53%) NetScaler
29 83 (15.34%) DNS
30 80 (14.79%) MCTS

CCA
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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
1 111 (20.52%) MS Exchange
2 60 (11.09%) Exchange Server 2010
3 59 (10.91%) SharePoint
4 30 (5.55%) Exchange Server 2013
5 28 (5.18%) Exchange Server 2007
6 18 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2003
7 14 (2.59%) Lync
8 9 (1.66%) Office Communications Server
8 9 (1.66%) SharePoint Server
8 9 (1.66%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 8 (1.48%) IIS
10 5 (0.92%) IBM Notes
10 5 (0.92%) TPMS
11 3 (0.55%) Lotus Domino
12 1 (0.18%) Apache
Applications
1 155 (28.65%) MS Excel
2 30 (5.55%) MS Office
3 3 (0.55%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 50 (9.24%) SAP FI
1 50 (9.24%) SAP FI/CO
1 50 (9.24%) SAP CO
2 8 (1.48%) SAP FSCM
2 8 (1.48%) Summit
3 5 (0.92%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.37%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.18%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 1 (0.18%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.18%) SAP FI-AP
5 1 (0.18%) SAP ECC
5 1 (0.18%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 16 (2.96%) Office 365
2 5 (0.92%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 101 (18.67%) SAN
2 96 (17.74%) Firewall
3 84 (15.53%) NetScaler
4 83 (15.34%) DNS
5 56 (10.35%) TCP/IP
6 52 (9.61%) DHCP
7 37 (6.84%) Internet
8 34 (6.28%) LAN
9 31 (5.73%) NAS
10 30 (5.55%) SMS
11 25 (4.62%) WAN
12 21 (3.88%) iSCSI
13 16 (2.96%) Fibre Channel
14 14 (2.59%) VPN
15 9 (1.66%) VLAN
16 8 (1.48%) WAAS
16 8 (1.48%) Cisco Nexus
16 8 (1.48%) VoIP
16 8 (1.48%) Wireless
17 6 (1.11%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 75 (13.86%) SQL Server
2 23 (4.25%) SQL Server 2008
3 13 (2.40%) SAP BI
4 12 (2.22%) SAP HANA
5 10 (1.85%) SQL Server 2012
5 10 (1.85%) SQL Server 2005
6 5 (0.92%) Relational Database
6 5 (0.92%) DB2
7 3 (0.55%) SQL Server 2000
8 1 (0.18%) MySQL
8 1 (0.18%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 5 (0.92%) ClearCase
General
1 112 (20.70%) Finance
2 54 (9.98%) Banking
3 35 (6.47%) Retail
4 25 (4.62%) Retail Banking
5 22 (4.07%) General Ledger
6 13 (2.40%) Manufacturing
7 12 (2.22%) Telecoms
8 11 (2.03%) Legal
9 10 (1.85%) Advertising
10 7 (1.29%) French Language
11 3 (0.55%) Automotive
12 2 (0.37%) Pharmaceutical
12 2 (0.37%) Financial Institution
13 1 (0.18%) International Banking
13 1 (0.18%) Billing
Job Titles
1 145 (26.80%) Consultant
2 101 (18.67%) Analyst
3 89 (16.45%) Support Engineer
4 62 (11.46%) 3rd Line Support
5 61 (11.28%) Citrix Engineer
6 51 (9.43%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 41 (7.58%) Citrix Consultant
8 39 (7.21%) Business Analyst
9 35 (6.47%) Citrix Support
10 33 (6.10%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
10 33 (6.10%) SAP Consultant
11 32 (5.91%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
12 29 (5.36%) Server Engineer
13 28 (5.18%) Architect
14 27 (4.99%) Microsoft Consultant
14 27 (4.99%) Payments Business Analyst
15 25 (4.62%) Citrix Specialist
16 24 (4.44%) Senior Consultant
16 24 (4.44%) Support Analyst
17 22 (4.07%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (6.10%) Web Services
2 21 (3.88%) Application Packaging
3 6 (1.11%) SAP ALE
4 5 (0.92%) SOAP
4 5 (0.92%) JMS
4 5 (0.92%) REST
5 2 (0.37%) LAMP
5 2 (0.37%) COM
5 2 (0.37%) SAP CO-PA
6 1 (0.18%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 50 (9.24%) Thin Client
1 50 (9.24%) Fat Client
2 33 (6.10%) SWIFT
3 28 (5.18%) Clustering
4 26 (4.81%) IVR
5 25 (4.62%) Cryptography
5 25 (4.62%) APACS
6 13 (2.40%) Management Information System
7 9 (1.66%) Client/Server
8 7 (1.29%) Replication
8 7 (1.29%) Blackberry
8 7 (1.29%) Enterprise Software
9 6 (1.11%) FlexPod
9 6 (1.11%) Mathematics
9 6 (1.11%) Firmware
10 5 (0.92%) CLARiiON
10 5 (0.92%) Celerra
10 5 (0.92%) Hedge funds
11 4 (0.74%) FMCG
12 3 (0.55%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 335 (61.92%) Windows
2 186 (34.38%) Windows Server 2008
3 118 (21.81%) Windows Server 2003
4 110 (20.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 36 (6.65%) Windows Vista
6 27 (4.99%) Linux
7 19 (3.51%) Windows 7
8 18 (3.33%) Windows XP
9 17 (3.14%) UNIX
10 14 (2.59%) Solaris
11 13 (2.40%) Windows 2000
12 11 (2.03%) VMS
13 10 (1.85%) AIX
13 10 (1.85%) SUSE
14 7 (1.29%) Windows 8
15 5 (0.92%) Windows 2000 Server
16 3 (0.55%) Android
16 3 (0.55%) Windows Phone 8
16 3 (0.55%) Windows Phone
17 2 (0.37%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 140 (25.88%) ITIL
2 27 (4.99%) Requirements Analysis
3 26 (4.81%) Project Planning
3 26 (4.81%) Incident Management
3 26 (4.81%) Change Control
3 26 (4.81%) Service Delivery
4 25 (4.62%) Change Management
4 25 (4.62%) Data Security
5 24 (4.44%) Service Management
6 23 (4.25%) Migration
6 23 (4.25%) Asset Management
7 21 (3.88%) Disaster Recovery
8 19 (3.51%) Configuration Management
8 19 (3.51%) Problem Management
9 18 (3.33%) Project Management
9 18 (3.33%) Business Intelligence
10 16 (2.96%) PRINCE2
10 16 (2.96%) ITSM
11 13 (2.40%) CRM
12 11 (2.03%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 66 (12.20%) SQL
2 33 (6.10%) PowerShell
3 6 (1.11%) C
4 5 (0.92%) Perl
4 5 (0.92%) Bash Shell
4 5 (0.92%) Korn
5 3 (0.55%) VBScript
6 1 (0.18%) VB
6 1 (0.18%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 440 (81.33%) Citrix Certification
2 315 (58.23%) Microsoft Certification
3 231 (42.70%) MCSE
4 196 (36.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 159 (29.39%) MCITP
6 80 (14.79%) MCTS
7 73 (13.49%) CCEA
8 69 (12.75%) Cisco Certification
9 68 (12.57%) CCEE
10 63 (11.65%) MCSA
11 60 (11.09%) CCAA
12 58 (10.72%) CCNA
13 50 (9.24%) MCP
14 43 (7.95%) CCIA
15 33 (6.10%) Degree
16 27 (4.99%) VCAP
17 19 (3.51%) NCDA
17 19 (3.51%) ACCA
18 17 (3.14%) VCP5
19 15 (2.77%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (6.84%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 36 (6.65%) PCI DSS
3 35 (6.47%) SLA
4 25 (4.62%) ISO 8583
5 8 (1.48%) QA
6 3 (0.55%) BS25999
6 3 (0.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 3 (0.55%) ISO 9001
6 3 (0.55%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 254 (46.95%) VMware Infrastructure
2 248 (45.84%) XenApp
3 219 (40.48%) Active Directory
4 202 (37.34%) XenDesktop
5 167 (30.87%) Hyper-V
6 91 (16.82%) XenServer
7 79 (14.60%) vSphere
8 64 (11.83%) Microsoft App-V
9 51 (9.43%) VMware ESX
10 24 (4.44%) VMware ESXi
11 23 (4.25%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 15 (2.77%) vCloud
13 10 (1.85%) IAG
13 10 (1.85%) UAG
14 8 (1.48%) MetaFrame
14 8 (1.48%) Terminal Services
15 7 (1.29%) Microsoft Virtual Server
16 6 (1.11%) Xen
17 5 (0.92%) ISA Server
18 4 (0.74%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 107 (19.78%) SCCM
2 40 (7.39%) Backup Exec
3 31 (5.73%) SCOM
3 31 (5.73%) SCVMM
4 26 (4.81%) WSUS
5 25 (4.62%) XenMobile
6 8 (1.48%) Puppet
7 5 (0.92%) Business Desktop Deployment
8 1 (0.18%) ARCserve
8 1 (0.18%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 414 (76.52%) Citrix
2 339 (62.66%) VMware
3 323 (59.70%) Microsoft
4 100 (18.48%) Cisco
5 85 (15.71%) HP
6 61 (11.28%) NetApp
7 52 (9.61%) AppSense
8 51 (9.43%) SAP
9 34 (6.28%) Dell
10 32 (5.91%) EMC
11 19 (3.51%) McAfee
12 17 (3.14%) Symantec
13 13 (2.40%) Nimsoft
14 12 (2.22%) 3PAR
15 10 (1.85%) Red Hat
15 10 (1.85%) Wyse
16 9 (1.66%) Mitel
16 9 (1.66%) Apple
16 9 (1.66%) IBM
16 9 (1.66%) LANDesk
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + substantial benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Woking, Surrey
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £30000 - £36000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Firway Consulting
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum To £50k + Bens
Posted: 17 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Lawrence Harvey IT & Change
Salary: £4000 - £45000 per annum + Car + Bonus + pension + Healtcare
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £36000 per annum + on call
Posted: Yesterday
Woking, Surrey
Broady Limited
Salary: £500/Month on call + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £60000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £65000 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
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Arden Resourcing Limited
Salary: Unspecified £40,000 - £50,000 + Benefits + Bonuses
Posted: 2 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
X4 Group
Salary: £30k - 35k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Broady Limited
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum +£500/month on call + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £32000 - £40000 per annum + bens + OT
Posted: 2 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Helensburgh, Dunbartonshire
ARM Technology
Salary: £50000 - £56000 per annum + bens
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Information Technology Services
Salary: £50k - 58k per year + Bens
Posted: 3 days ago