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 23 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix Certified Administrator (CCA)
Rank 558 616 530
Rank change year-on-year
+58 -86
Permanent jobs citing CCA 373 268 395
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.33% 0.25% 0.35%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.20% 0.93% 1.21%
Number of salaries quoted 326 214 317
Average salary £48,000 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.94% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,250 £30,300
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -

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
31139 28668 32735
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 27.29% 26.76% 28.96%
Number of salaries quoted 24613 23378 27220
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +1.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 23 October 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 23 October 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 +64 351 £48,750 +14.70% 36
South East +9 99 £60,000 +60.00% 10
London -18 81 £57,500 +15.00% 7
North West +17 58 £34,500 -20.68% 2
Berkshire +48 56 £60,000 +50.00% 3
West Midlands +6 46 £42,500 -22.72% 1
Manchester +24 42 £33,000 -16.45% 2
Yorkshire -4 41 £50,000 +5.26% 4
West Yorkshire +6 35 £39,000 -17.89% 4
Birmingham +5 32 £67,500 +22.72%
Reading +16 30 £67,500 +68.75% 1
Leeds -4 29 £67,500 +42.10% 3
Hampshire -21 27 £42,500 +6.25% 3
East of England -21 25 £50,000 +33.33% 3
Southampton -4 24 £37,500 - 2
City of London +10 22 £57,500 +4.54% 2
South West -12 22 £35,000 -12.50% 4
South Yorkshire -3 20 £67,500 +42.10%
Sheffield -4 20 £67,500 +42.10%
East Midlands +17 18 £45,000 +73.07% 3
Dorset +5 17 £37,500 +15.38% 2
Hertfordshire -3 16 £50,000 -35.48% 2
Northamptonshire -13 11 £40,000 -20.00% 1
Northampton -19 11 £40,000 +77.77%
Surrey -25 11 £65,000 +87.05% 1
Poole - 11 £50,000 - 1
Watford - 11 £50,000 -
Nottinghamshire +5 7 £80,000 +207.69% 2
Nottingham +4 7 £80,000 +207.69% 2
Cumbria - 7 £63,750 -

CCA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 October 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.

1 531 (78.32%) Citrix Certification
2 490 (72.27%) Citrix
3 398 (58.70%) Windows
4 391 (57.67%) Microsoft
5 389 (57.37%) VMware
6 343 (50.59%) Microsoft Certification
7 304 (44.84%) VMware Infrastructure
8 269 (39.68%) Active Directory
9 265 (39.09%) MCSE
10 256 (37.76%) XenApp
11 253 (37.32%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 237 (34.96%) XenDesktop
13 229 (33.78%) Windows Server 2008
14 223 (32.89%) MS Excel
15 201 (29.65%) Hyper-V
16 193 (28.47%) MCITP
17 160 (23.60%) Finance
18 153 (22.57%) MS Exchange
19 146 (21.53%) Windows Server 2012
20 141 (20.80%) SAN
21 133 (19.62%) ITIL
22 126 (18.58%) Windows Server 2003
23 122 (17.99%) Firewall
24 120 (17.70%) NetScaler
25 116 (17.11%) SAP
25 116 (17.11%) Cisco
26 111 (16.37%) SAP FI
26 111 (16.37%) SAP CO
27 110 (16.22%) SAP FI/CO
28 103 (15.19%) vSphere

CCA
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 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
1 153 (22.57%) MS Exchange
2 76 (11.21%) Exchange Server 2010
3 51 (7.52%) Exchange Server 2003
3 51 (7.52%) Exchange Server 2007
4 36 (5.31%) Exchange Server 2013
5 34 (5.01%) Lync
6 29 (4.28%) SharePoint
7 9 (1.33%) Office Communications Server
8 8 (1.18%) IIS
9 7 (1.03%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 5 (0.74%) IBM Notes
11 4 (0.59%) TPMS
12 3 (0.44%) Lotus Domino
13 1 (0.15%) GroupWise
13 1 (0.15%) SharePoint 2010
13 1 (0.15%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 223 (32.89%) MS Excel
2 49 (7.23%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 111 (16.37%) SAP FI
1 111 (16.37%) SAP CO
2 110 (16.22%) SAP FI/CO
3 24 (3.54%) SAP R/3
3 24 (3.54%) SAP FSCM
4 10 (1.47%) SAP BPC
5 8 (1.18%) Dynamics AX
6 7 (1.03%) Summit
7 4 (0.59%) Dynamics CRM
7 4 (0.59%) SAP FI-GL
8 3 (0.44%) SAP FI-AP
9 2 (0.29%) Remedy ITSM
10 1 (0.15%) SAP ERP
10 1 (0.15%) SAP APO
Cloud Services
1 19 (2.80%) Office 365
2 7 (1.03%) SaaS
3 6 (0.88%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 141 (20.80%) SAN
2 122 (17.99%) Firewall
3 120 (17.70%) NetScaler
4 94 (13.86%) DNS
5 76 (11.21%) TCP/IP
6 54 (7.96%) NAS
7 52 (7.67%) DHCP
8 35 (5.16%) WAN
9 30 (4.42%) LAN
10 27 (3.98%) Internet
11 24 (3.54%) SMS
12 23 (3.39%) iSCSI
13 22 (3.24%) WAAS
13 22 (3.24%) Cisco Nexus
14 19 (2.80%) VLAN
15 18 (2.65%) Fibre Channel
16 16 (2.36%) VPN
17 11 (1.62%) Network Security
18 7 (1.03%) VoIP
19 6 (0.88%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 94 (13.86%) SQL Server
2 29 (4.28%) SQL Server 2008
3 21 (3.10%) SQL Server 2005
4 16 (2.36%) SAP BI
5 15 (2.21%) SAP HANA
6 9 (1.33%) SQL Server 2012
7 7 (1.03%) SAP BW
8 5 (0.74%) DB2
8 5 (0.74%) Relational Database
9 3 (0.44%) SQL Server 2000
10 1 (0.15%) Essbase
10 1 (0.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (0.74%) ClearCase
2 4 (0.59%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 3 (0.44%) MSI
4 2 (0.29%) InstallShield
4 2 (0.29%) AdminStudio
4 2 (0.29%) TestDirector
5 1 (0.15%) ProC
General
1 160 (23.60%) Finance
2 79 (11.65%) Banking
3 33 (4.87%) Manufacturing
3 33 (4.87%) General Ledger
4 30 (4.42%) Retail
5 28 (4.13%) Marketing
6 27 (3.98%) Billing
7 22 (3.24%) Retail Banking
8 14 (2.06%) Legal
9 7 (1.03%) French Language
10 4 (0.59%) Law
11 3 (0.44%) Advertising
12 2 (0.29%) Pharmaceutical
13 1 (0.15%) Telecoms
13 1 (0.15%) Publishing
13 1 (0.15%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 223 (32.89%) Consultant
2 124 (18.29%) Support Engineer
3 86 (12.68%) Analyst
4 79 (11.65%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 76 (11.21%) Citrix Engineer
6 73 (10.77%) SAP Consultant
7 62 (9.14%) 3rd Line Support
8 57 (8.41%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
9 47 (6.93%) Citrix Support
10 45 (6.64%) Business Analyst
11 44 (6.49%) Senior Consultant
12 43 (6.34%) Citrix Consultant
13 41 (6.05%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
14 40 (5.90%) Citrix Specialist
15 36 (5.31%) Server Engineer
16 35 (5.16%) SAP Analyst
17 34 (5.01%) Architect
18 30 (4.42%) Senior SAP Consultant
19 29 (4.28%) Infrastructure Consultant
20 27 (3.98%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (4.28%) Application Packaging
2 25 (3.69%) Web Services
3 5 (0.74%) JMS
3 5 (0.74%) SOAP
3 5 (0.74%) REST
4 4 (0.59%) .NET
5 2 (0.29%) EDI
5 2 (0.29%) SAP CO-PA
5 2 (0.29%) LAMP
6 1 (0.15%) COM
6 1 (0.15%) MDX
6 1 (0.15%) WPF
6 1 (0.15%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 65 (9.59%) Thin Client
1 65 (9.59%) Fat Client
2 38 (5.60%) Clustering
3 30 (4.42%) Analytical Skills
4 20 (2.95%) SWIFT
4 20 (2.95%) IVR
5 19 (2.80%) Cryptography
5 19 (2.80%) APACS
6 14 (2.06%) Data Structures
6 14 (2.06%) Blackberry
7 13 (1.92%) Replication
7 13 (1.92%) FlexPod
8 12 (1.77%) CLARiiON
8 12 (1.77%) Celerra
9 7 (1.03%) EqualLogic
10 5 (0.74%) HP StorageWorks
10 5 (0.74%) CMDB
10 5 (0.74%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 4 (0.59%) Mathematics
11 4 (0.59%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 398 (58.70%) Windows
2 229 (33.78%) Windows Server 2008
3 146 (21.53%) Windows Server 2012
4 126 (18.58%) Windows Server 2003
5 60 (8.85%) Windows Vista
6 27 (3.98%) Linux
7 23 (3.39%) VMS
8 22 (3.24%) Windows 7
8 22 (3.24%) Windows XP
9 20 (2.95%) Windows 2000
10 13 (1.92%) Solaris
10 13 (1.92%) Windows 8
11 12 (1.77%) UNIX
12 9 (1.33%) AIX
13 8 (1.18%) SUSE
14 3 (0.44%) Android
14 3 (0.44%) Windows Phone 8
14 3 (0.44%) Windows Phone
15 2 (0.29%) Apple iOS
15 2 (0.29%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 133 (19.62%) ITIL
2 35 (5.16%) Change Control
3 32 (4.72%) Service Delivery
4 29 (4.28%) Change Management
4 29 (4.28%) Project Management
4 29 (4.28%) ERP
5 27 (3.98%) Incident Management
6 25 (3.69%) CRM
7 24 (3.54%) Business Intelligence
7 24 (3.54%) Requirements Analysis
7 24 (3.54%) Root Cause Analysis
8 23 (3.39%) Migration
8 23 (3.39%) Agile Software Development
9 21 (3.10%) Asset Management
10 20 (2.95%) Disaster Recovery
10 20 (2.95%) Project Planning
11 19 (2.80%) Data Security
12 18 (2.65%) Procure-to-pay
13 16 (2.36%) Service Management
14 15 (2.21%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 60 (8.85%) SQL
2 31 (4.57%) ABAP
2 31 (4.57%) PowerShell
3 8 (1.18%) C
4 7 (1.03%) VB
5 5 (0.74%) Perl
5 5 (0.74%) Korn
5 5 (0.74%) Bash Shell
6 3 (0.44%) VBScript
7 1 (0.15%) C#
7 1 (0.15%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 531 (78.32%) Citrix Certification
2 343 (50.59%) Microsoft Certification
3 265 (39.09%) MCSE
4 253 (37.32%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 193 (28.47%) MCITP
6 101 (14.90%) MCTS
7 97 (14.31%) CCEA
8 92 (13.57%) Cisco Certification
9 85 (12.54%) CCNA
10 77 (11.36%) CCEE
11 72 (10.62%) MCSA
12 63 (9.29%) CCAA
13 45 (6.64%) MCP
14 44 (6.49%) CCIA
15 38 (5.60%) Degree
16 32 (4.72%) NCDA
16 32 (4.72%) NCIE
17 29 (4.28%) VCAP
18 24 (3.54%) VTSP
19 20 (2.95%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (4.42%) SLA
2 22 (3.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 22 (3.24%) PCI DSS
3 19 (2.80%) ISO 8583
4 4 (0.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.15%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 304 (44.84%) VMware Infrastructure
2 269 (39.68%) Active Directory
3 256 (37.76%) XenApp
4 237 (34.96%) XenDesktop
5 201 (29.65%) Hyper-V
6 103 (15.19%) vSphere
7 72 (10.62%) Microsoft App-V
8 63 (9.29%) XenServer
9 52 (7.67%) VMware ESX
10 35 (5.16%) vCloud
11 29 (4.28%) VMware ESXi
11 29 (4.28%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 14 (2.06%) VMware Server
13 8 (1.18%) IAG
13 8 (1.18%) UAG
14 6 (0.88%) Terminal Services
15 5 (0.74%) NFS
16 4 (0.59%) Microsoft Virtual Server
17 2 (0.29%) MetaFrame
17 2 (0.29%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 102 (15.04%) SCCM
2 38 (5.60%) XenMobile
3 35 (5.16%) SCVMM
4 31 (4.57%) Backup Exec
5 27 (3.98%) SCOM
6 13 (1.92%) WSUS
7 5 (0.74%) Business Desktop Deployment
7 5 (0.74%) Puppet
8 4 (0.59%) NetBackup
9 3 (0.44%) SolarWinds Orion
9 3 (0.44%) AppDNA
10 2 (0.29%) HP Quality Center
10 2 (0.29%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 490 (72.27%) Citrix
2 391 (57.67%) Microsoft
3 389 (57.37%) VMware
4 116 (17.11%) SAP
4 116 (17.11%) Cisco
5 91 (13.42%) NetApp
6 78 (11.50%) HP
7 66 (9.73%) AppSense
8 54 (7.96%) EMC
9 34 (5.01%) Dell
10 20 (2.95%) Symantec
11 19 (2.80%) McAfee
12 12 (1.77%) 3PAR
12 12 (1.77%) Nimsoft
13 10 (1.47%) IronPort
13 10 (1.47%) Sophos
13 10 (1.47%) IBM
14 9 (1.33%) Siemens
14 9 (1.33%) Mitel
15 8 (1.18%) Red Hat
Exeter, Devon
FT Select
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum plus on call, overtime and benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Huddersfield, West Yorkshire
Reed Technology Leadership Practice
Salary: £26000 - £31000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
83Zero
Salary: From £65,000 to £75,000 per annum Bonus + bens + Stock
Posted: 8 hours ago
Buckinghamshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £34500.00 per annum + 3,750pa On-Call + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum plus car allowance, bonus scheme etc
Posted: Yesterday
Guildford, Surrey
set2recruit
Salary: From £34,000 to £48,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bournemouth, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Healthcare
Posted: 2 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £300 - £310 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Kelway Ltd
Salary: From £31,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £38,000 per annum Plus Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Burgess Hill, West Sussex
Owen Daniels Consultancy
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum £40k + £460 per month car allowance
Posted: 3 days ago
Berkshire
Jonothan Bosworth
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £27000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Daventry, Northamptonshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £28,000 to £32,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago