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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Citrix Certified Administrator (CCA)
Rank 546 680 583
Rank change year-on-year
+134 -97
Permanent jobs citing CCA 377 218 317
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.35% 0.19% 0.29%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.28% 0.72% 1.04%
Number of salaries quoted 283 185 282
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £30,700 £30,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £66,250 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+1.25% -1.23%

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
29511 30422 30375
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 27.43% 27.17% 27.91%
Number of salaries quoted 23175 24158 24577
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £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 27 March 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 27 March 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 +134 343 £42,500 - 40
London +80 105 £52,500 - 10
South East +46 86 £42,500 +6.25% 9
City of London +42 48 £55,000 +4.76% 2
Hampshire +39 45 £38,000 +8.57% 6
North West +19 42 £40,500 -1.81% 12
West Midlands -2 39 £38,750 -26.19% 3
South West -3 32 £40,500 +28.57% 5
Yorkshire +26 29 £30,000 - 1
Manchester +26 29 £32,500 -7.14% 7
Southampton +14 29 £38,000 +8.57% 4
West Yorkshire +18 25 £30,000 - 1
Berkshire +16 22 £60,000 +37.93% 3
Solihull +12 19 £30,000 -
Leeds +19 15 £27,500 -31.25% 1
Surrey +5 11 £42,500 -
Dorset -16 11 £35,000 +29.62% 2
Bournemouth -16 11 £35,000 +29.62% 2
Cheltenham +10 9 £43,250 +1.76% 2
Gloucestershire +6 9 £43,250 +1.76% 2
Huddersfield - 8 £32,500 -
Slough - 8 £60,000 - 1
Wiltshire +10 7 £67,500 +35.00%
Birmingham -2 7 £48,000 -6.34% 1
East of England -10 7 £40,000 -9.09%
Cumbria - 7 £62,500 - 1
Bedfordshire +17 6 £36,500 -8.75%
Scotland +7 6 £23,000 -29.23% 2
Fareham - 6 £37,500 -
Guildford - 6 £42,500 -

CCA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 March 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.

1 592 (81.21%) Citrix Certification
2 548 (75.17%) Citrix
3 505 (69.27%) VMware
4 477 (65.43%) Windows
5 413 (56.65%) Microsoft
6 399 (54.73%) VMware Infrastructure
7 392 (53.77%) Microsoft Certification
8 366 (50.21%) MCSE
9 365 (50.07%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 336 (46.09%) XenApp
11 282 (38.68%) XenDesktop
12 253 (34.71%) SAN
13 246 (33.74%) MS Exchange
14 245 (33.61%) Windows Server 2008
15 242 (33.20%) Active Directory
16 218 (29.90%) MS Excel
17 186 (25.51%) MCITP
18 182 (24.97%) vSphere
19 171 (23.46%) Hyper-V
20 166 (22.77%) MCSA
20 166 (22.77%) Cisco
21 158 (21.67%) Windows Server 2012
22 148 (20.30%) Firewall
23 144 (19.75%) CCEE
24 129 (17.70%) NetScaler
25 126 (17.28%) ITIL
26 121 (16.60%) SAP
26 121 (16.60%) AppSense
27 120 (16.46%) Microsoft App-V
28 115 (15.78%) Finance

CCA
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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
1 246 (33.74%) MS Exchange
2 103 (14.13%) SharePoint
3 93 (12.76%) Exchange Server 2010
4 66 (9.05%) Lync
5 64 (8.78%) Exchange Server 2013
6 57 (7.82%) Exchange Server 2003
7 52 (7.13%) Exchange Server 2007
8 35 (4.80%) Office Communications Server
9 34 (4.66%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 15 (2.06%) SAS
11 12 (1.65%) IIS
12 7 (0.96%) Apache
12 7 (0.96%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
13 6 (0.82%) IBM Notes
14 4 (0.55%) GroupWise
15 3 (0.41%) SharePoint 2010
15 3 (0.41%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 218 (29.90%) MS Excel
2 28 (3.84%) MS Office
3 3 (0.41%) MS Project
4 2 (0.27%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.27%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 110 (15.09%) SAP FI
1 110 (15.09%) SAP CO
2 106 (14.54%) SAP FI/CO
3 29 (3.98%) SAP FSCM
4 28 (3.84%) SAP FI-AP
5 22 (3.02%) SAP R/3
6 8 (1.10%) SAP SD
7 5 (0.69%) SAP Retail
8 4 (0.55%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 3 (0.41%) SAP PS
9 3 (0.41%) SAP FI-AR
9 3 (0.41%) Dynamics AX
9 3 (0.41%) SAP BPC
10 2 (0.27%) Dynamics CRM
11 1 (0.14%) Summit
11 1 (0.14%) Dynamics GP
11 1 (0.14%) SAP FI-GL
11 1 (0.14%) SAP APO
11 1 (0.14%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 20 (2.74%) Office 365
2 15 (2.06%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (0.41%) PaaS
4 2 (0.27%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.27%) SaaS
4 2 (0.27%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 253 (34.71%) SAN
2 148 (20.30%) Firewall
3 129 (17.70%) NetScaler
4 107 (14.68%) DNS
4 107 (14.68%) TCP/IP
5 106 (14.54%) DHCP
6 59 (8.09%) VPN
7 55 (7.54%) iSCSI
8 54 (7.41%) WAN
9 50 (6.86%) NAS
10 46 (6.31%) VLAN
11 41 (5.62%) Wireless
12 38 (5.21%) LAN
13 33 (4.53%) VoIP
14 23 (3.16%) Wireshark
15 22 (3.02%) Network Security
15 22 (3.02%) Fibre Channel
16 13 (1.78%) Internet
17 8 (1.10%) Cisco IOS
18 7 (0.96%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 111 (15.23%) SQL Server
2 25 (3.43%) SQL Server 2008
3 15 (2.06%) SQL Server 2005
4 10 (1.37%) SQL Server 2000
5 9 (1.23%) SQL Server 2012
6 6 (0.82%) BusinessObjects
7 5 (0.69%) SAP HANA
8 3 (0.41%) SAP BI
9 2 (0.27%) SAP BW
10 1 (0.14%) Oracle9i Database
10 1 (0.14%) Data Mining
10 1 (0.14%) Essbase
10 1 (0.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 1 (0.14%) QlikView
10 1 (0.14%) Oracle Database
10 1 (0.14%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (0.55%) TestDirector
2 1 (0.14%) MSI
2 1 (0.14%) InstallShield
2 1 (0.14%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 115 (15.78%) Finance
2 68 (9.33%) Banking
3 25 (3.43%) Manufacturing
4 22 (3.02%) Advertising
5 21 (2.88%) Marketing
6 17 (2.33%) Billing
7 16 (2.19%) Retail
8 12 (1.65%) Publishing
9 11 (1.51%) General Ledger
10 9 (1.23%) Investment Banking
11 8 (1.10%) German Language
12 6 (0.82%) Retail Banking
12 6 (0.82%) Legal
13 4 (0.55%) Telecoms
14 3 (0.41%) Electronics
14 3 (0.41%) Pharmaceutical
15 2 (0.27%) Law
16 1 (0.14%) Aerospace
16 1 (0.14%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 232 (31.82%) Consultant
2 92 (12.62%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 80 (10.97%) SAP Consultant
4 78 (10.70%) Architect
5 68 (9.33%) Analyst
6 65 (8.92%) Support Engineer
7 63 (8.64%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
8 61 (8.37%) Citrix Engineer
9 58 (7.96%) Infrastructure Consultant
10 57 (7.82%) 3rd Line Support
11 51 (7.00%) Citrix Architect
12 40 (5.49%) Technical Support
13 38 (5.21%) Business Analyst
14 31 (4.25%) SAP Analyst
14 31 (4.25%) IT Support
15 29 (3.98%) Senior Consultant
16 27 (3.70%) Support Consultant
16 27 (3.70%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
17 26 (3.57%) Project Engineer
18 25 (3.43%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (1.37%) EDI
2 6 (0.82%) Web Services
3 4 (0.55%) .NET
3 4 (0.55%) Application Packaging
4 2 (0.27%) J2EE
4 2 (0.27%) COM
4 2 (0.27%) SAP CO-PA
5 1 (0.14%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.14%) MDX
5 1 (0.14%) WPF
5 1 (0.14%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 71 (9.74%) Thin Client
1 71 (9.74%) Fat Client
2 37 (5.08%) Analytical Skills
3 32 (4.39%) Replication
4 31 (4.25%) Clustering
5 18 (2.47%) Blackberry
6 16 (2.19%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 13 (1.78%) Management Information System
8 9 (1.23%) Derivative
9 8 (1.10%) Computer Science
9 8 (1.10%) Social Network
10 7 (0.96%) PDA
11 6 (0.82%) SWIFT
11 6 (0.82%) IVR
11 6 (0.82%) Cryptography
11 6 (0.82%) APACS
12 5 (0.69%) Client/Server
12 5 (0.69%) FMCG
12 5 (0.69%) EqualLogic
13 4 (0.55%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 477 (65.43%) Windows
2 245 (33.61%) Windows Server 2008
3 158 (21.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 110 (15.09%) Windows Server 2003
5 92 (12.62%) Windows Vista
6 67 (9.19%) Windows 7
7 65 (8.92%) Windows XP
8 51 (7.00%) Linux
9 35 (4.80%) UNIX
10 19 (2.61%) AIX
11 18 (2.47%) Solaris
12 16 (2.19%) Windows 8
13 13 (1.78%) Debian
13 13 (1.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 6 (0.82%) CentOS
15 4 (0.55%) Windows 2000 Server
16 2 (0.27%) Apple iOS
17 1 (0.14%) Android
17 1 (0.14%) VMS
17 1 (0.14%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 126 (17.28%) ITIL
2 61 (8.37%) Service Delivery
3 56 (7.68%) Disaster Recovery
4 44 (6.04%) Migration
5 42 (5.76%) Business Continuity
6 38 (5.21%) Project Management
7 37 (5.08%) Mentoring
8 29 (3.98%) Root Cause Analysis
9 27 (3.70%) Change Management
10 25 (3.43%) Stakeholder Management
10 25 (3.43%) Time Management
11 24 (3.29%) Load Balancing
11 24 (3.29%) ERP
12 21 (2.88%) Risk Management
13 19 (2.61%) Business Intelligence
14 17 (2.33%) Business Analysis
15 15 (2.06%) Infrastructure Management
16 14 (1.92%) Service Management
16 14 (1.92%) PRINCE2
17 13 (1.78%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 113 (15.50%) SQL
2 31 (4.25%) ABAP
3 30 (4.12%) PowerShell
4 12 (1.65%) VB
5 4 (0.55%) C
6 3 (0.41%) VBScript
7 2 (0.27%) R
8 1 (0.14%) Scala
8 1 (0.14%) VBA
8 1 (0.14%) C#
8 1 (0.14%) Java
8 1 (0.14%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.14%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 592 (81.21%) Citrix Certification
2 392 (53.77%) Microsoft Certification
3 366 (50.21%) MCSE
4 365 (50.07%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 186 (25.51%) MCITP
6 166 (22.77%) MCSA
7 144 (19.75%) CCEE
8 107 (14.68%) Cisco Certification
9 105 (14.40%) CCNA
10 94 (12.89%) Security Cleared
11 91 (12.48%) SC Cleared
11 91 (12.48%) CCIA
12 84 (11.52%) CCEA
13 76 (10.43%) MCP
14 58 (7.96%) Degree
15 54 (7.41%) CCAA
16 41 (5.62%) MCTS
17 37 (5.08%) VCP5
18 27 (3.70%) JNCIA
19 26 (3.57%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (5.76%) SLA
2 20 (2.74%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 6 (0.82%) PCI DSS
3 6 (0.82%) ISO 8583
4 4 (0.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.27%) COBIT
5 2 (0.27%) QA
5 2 (0.27%) ISO 14001
6 1 (0.14%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 399 (54.73%) VMware Infrastructure
2 336 (46.09%) XenApp
3 282 (38.68%) XenDesktop
4 242 (33.20%) Active Directory
5 182 (24.97%) vSphere
6 171 (23.46%) Hyper-V
7 120 (16.46%) Microsoft App-V
8 94 (12.89%) XenServer
9 56 (7.68%) Terminal Services
10 50 (6.86%) VMware ESX
11 32 (4.39%) VMware ESXi
12 31 (4.25%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 13 (1.78%) VMware Server
14 10 (1.37%) vCloud
15 9 (1.23%) Microsoft Virtual Server
16 3 (0.41%) DFS Replication
17 1 (0.14%) ISA Server
17 1 (0.14%) Firmware
17 1 (0.14%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 68 (9.33%) SCCM
2 60 (8.23%) Backup Exec
3 42 (5.76%) SCOM
4 28 (3.84%) EdgeSight
5 27 (3.70%) XenMobile
6 16 (2.19%) SCVMM
7 14 (1.92%) Norton AntiVirus
8 8 (1.10%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 6 (0.82%) NetBackup
10 5 (0.69%) vMotion
10 5 (0.69%) SCDPM
11 4 (0.55%) WMI
11 4 (0.55%) WSUS
12 3 (0.41%) HP Data Protector
12 3 (0.41%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
13 2 (0.27%) HP Quality Center
14 1 (0.14%) HP SIM
14 1 (0.14%) OpenView
14 1 (0.14%) Zenoss
14 1 (0.14%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 548 (75.17%) Citrix
2 505 (69.27%) VMware
3 413 (56.65%) Microsoft
4 166 (22.77%) Cisco
5 121 (16.60%) SAP
5 121 (16.60%) AppSense
6 97 (13.31%) HP
7 71 (9.74%) Symantec
8 62 (8.50%) NetApp
9 57 (7.82%) EMC
10 48 (6.58%) Veeam
11 44 (6.04%) Dell
12 41 (5.62%) Fujitsu
13 29 (3.98%) Juniper
14 23 (3.16%) CommVault
14 23 (3.16%) Riverbed
15 15 (2.06%) Oracle
16 10 (1.37%) IronPort
17 9 (1.23%) Red Hat
17 9 (1.23%) Websense
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £34000 - £42000 per annum + Pension + Medical
Posted: 2 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £34000 - £42000 per annum + Pension + Medical
Posted: 2 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Berry Technical
Salary: Benefits + On Call Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Talent International
Salary: Car allowance
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
ECS
Posted: Yesterday
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
Jonothan Bosworth
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Jonothan Bosworth
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £60000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + Bonus + 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
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Car Allowance & On-call
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £65000 - £85000 per annum + bonus & substantial benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Connectus
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £36000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Talent International
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Car allowance
Posted: 6 days ago
Crewe, Cheshire
Atos
Salary: excellent benefits
Posted: 16 days ago