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 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Citrix Certified Administrator (CCA)
Rank 715 555 583
Rank change year-on-year
-160 +28
Permanent jobs citing CCA 189 380 306
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.17% 0.33% 0.29%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.64% 1.23% 1.07%
Number of salaries quoted 168 333 250
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -10.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £63,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £44,750
% change year-on-year
+1.19% -6.14%

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
29721 30793 28509
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 27.24% 27.00% 27.02%
Number of salaries quoted 24107 23920 23183
Average salary £45,000 £44,500 £43,700
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.12% +1.83%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 4 September 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 4 September 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 -158 163 £45,000 +6.50% 15
London -11 55 £55,000 -4.34% 2
South East -51 38 £47,500 -5.00% 1
South West -1 27 £35,000 - 3
North West -67 19 £45,000 +30.43% 3
Manchester -43 16 £45,000 +34.32% 1
Dorset +10 14 £35,000 - 2
Bournemouth +9 14 £35,000 - 2
Berkshire -26 10 £40,000 -33.33% 1
Surrey +1 9 £47,500 +33.80%
East of England -24 9 £42,500 -11.45% 3
Wiltshire - 9 £47,500 - 1
Hampshire -2 8 £50,750 +35.33%
West Midlands -51 6 £37,000 -11.90% 1
Yorkshire -23 5 £19,000 -54.76% 1
M4 Corridor - 5 £85,000 -
City of London +19 4 £53,750 -14.00% 1
Bedfordshire +3 4 £40,000 +23.07%
West Yorkshire -17 4 £19,000 -54.76% 1
Chippenham - 4 £44,261 -
Maidenhead - 4 - -
Wakefield +14 3 £19,000 -9.52%
Luton +3 3 £37,500 +7.14%
East Midlands -18 3 £42,500 +1.19% 1
Hertfordshire -19 3 £57,500 +15.00% 3
Birmingham -30 3 £42,500 -5.55% 1
Devon - 3 £31,000 -
Mitcham - 3 £45,000 -
Cambridgeshire +14 2 £40,000 +5.26%
Shropshire -5 2 £31,500 +57.50%

CCA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 September 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.

1 391 (82.84%) Citrix Certification
2 374 (79.24%) Citrix
3 327 (69.28%) VMware
4 297 (62.92%) Windows
5 256 (54.24%) Microsoft
6 236 (50.00%) XenApp
7 228 (48.31%) VMware Infrastructure
8 221 (46.82%) Microsoft Certification
9 205 (43.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 187 (39.62%) MCSE
11 174 (36.86%) XenDesktop
12 171 (36.23%) Windows Server 2008
13 150 (31.78%) Active Directory
14 120 (25.42%) MS Excel
15 117 (24.79%) MS Exchange
16 114 (24.15%) SAN
17 110 (23.31%) Windows Server 2012
18 107 (22.67%) NetScaler
19 104 (22.03%) AppSense
20 102 (21.61%) XenServer
20 102 (21.61%) Hyper-V
21 98 (20.76%) CCEE
22 97 (20.55%) ITIL
23 95 (20.13%) Cisco
24 90 (19.07%) MCSA
25 87 (18.43%) vSphere
26 85 (18.01%) MCITP
27 83 (17.58%) Microsoft App-V
28 73 (15.47%) SCCM
29 71 (15.04%) SAP

CCA
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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
1 117 (24.79%) MS Exchange
2 44 (9.32%) Exchange Server 2010
3 28 (5.93%) Exchange Server 2013
4 27 (5.72%) SharePoint
5 18 (3.81%) Exchange Server 2007
6 16 (3.39%) Exchange Server 2003
7 12 (2.54%) Lync
8 11 (2.33%) Office Communications Server
8 11 (2.33%) IIS
9 8 (1.69%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 5 (1.06%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
10 5 (1.06%) MTS
11 2 (0.42%) BizTalk Server
11 2 (0.42%) SharePoint 2010
11 2 (0.42%) SharePoint 2013
11 2 (0.42%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 120 (25.42%) MS Excel
2 13 (2.75%) MS Office
3 6 (1.27%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.42%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 64 (13.56%) SAP FI
2 63 (13.35%) SAP FI/CO
2 63 (13.35%) SAP CO
3 14 (2.97%) SAP FSCM
4 10 (2.12%) SAP Retail
5 7 (1.48%) SAP BPC
5 7 (1.48%) Dynamics CRM
6 6 (1.27%) SAP FI-GL
6 6 (1.27%) SAP FI-AP
7 4 (0.85%) SAP CS
7 4 (0.85%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 4 (0.85%) SAP R/3
8 2 (0.42%) Summit
8 2 (0.42%) SAP PS
8 2 (0.42%) SAP SD
8 2 (0.42%) SAP FI-AR
8 2 (0.42%) SAP PSCD
8 2 (0.42%) Dynamics AX
8 2 (0.42%) SAP ERP
9 1 (0.21%) SAP HCM
Cloud Services
1 11 (2.33%) Office 365
2 7 (1.48%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (0.85%) IaaS
3 4 (0.85%) PaaS
4 3 (0.64%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (0.42%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 114 (24.15%) SAN
2 107 (22.67%) NetScaler
3 59 (12.50%) Firewall
4 51 (10.81%) DNS
5 44 (9.32%) WAN
6 42 (8.90%) DHCP
7 37 (7.84%) TCP/IP
8 35 (7.42%) LAN
9 25 (5.30%) iSCSI
10 18 (3.81%) Wireshark
11 17 (3.60%) VLAN
12 16 (3.39%) VPN
13 13 (2.75%) Wireless
13 13 (2.75%) NAS
14 10 (2.12%) VoIP
15 9 (1.91%) MPLS
15 9 (1.91%) IP Telephony
16 7 (1.48%) Wi-Fi
16 7 (1.48%) Internet
17 5 (1.06%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (6.57%) SQL Server
2 12 (2.54%) SAP HANA
3 9 (1.91%) SAP BW
4 8 (1.69%) BusinessObjects
4 8 (1.69%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (1.06%) SQL Server 2005
6 4 (0.85%) SQL Server 2000
7 3 (0.64%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (0.64%) Oracle Database
8 2 (0.42%) Hadoop
8 2 (0.42%) SAP Data Services
8 2 (0.42%) Big Data
8 2 (0.42%) Oracle9i Database
9 1 (0.21%) MySQL
9 1 (0.21%) SAP BI
9 1 (0.21%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (0.21%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 2 (0.42%) InstallShield
2 1 (0.21%) AdminStudio
2 1 (0.21%) Rational DOORS
General
1 70 (14.83%) Finance
2 33 (6.99%) Banking
3 28 (5.93%) Publishing
4 19 (4.03%) Telecoms
5 18 (3.81%) Retail
6 17 (3.60%) General Ledger
7 13 (2.75%) Manufacturing
7 13 (2.75%) Advertising
8 6 (1.27%) Electronics
8 6 (1.27%) Legal
9 5 (1.06%) Law
9 5 (1.06%) Marketing
9 5 (1.06%) Investment Banking
10 3 (0.64%) German Language
10 3 (0.64%) Back Office
11 2 (0.42%) Pharmaceutical
11 2 (0.42%) Aerospace
12 1 (0.21%) Japanese Language
12 1 (0.21%) Avionics
12 1 (0.21%) Games
Job Titles
1 160 (33.90%) Consultant
2 56 (11.86%) Analyst
3 50 (10.59%) SAP Consultant
3 50 (10.59%) Infrastructure Consultant
4 49 (10.38%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
5 46 (9.75%) Architect
6 43 (9.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 39 (8.26%) Citrix Engineer
8 38 (8.05%) Support Engineer
9 31 (6.57%) 3rd Line Support
10 26 (5.51%) Citrix Architect
11 24 (5.08%) Citrix Consultant
12 22 (4.66%) Citrix Support
13 21 (4.45%) Infrastructure Analyst
13 21 (4.45%) Senior Consultant
14 19 (4.03%) Technical Support
15 17 (3.60%) Administrator
15 17 (3.60%) Technical Engineer
16 16 (3.39%) Support Analyst
16 16 (3.39%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (2.12%) Application Packaging
2 5 (1.06%) .NET
2 5 (1.06%) Web Services
3 3 (0.64%) COM
4 2 (0.42%) HTML
4 2 (0.42%) J2EE
5 1 (0.21%) XML
5 1 (0.21%) EDI
5 1 (0.21%) SAP XI
Miscellaneous
1 34 (7.20%) Thin Client
1 34 (7.20%) Fat Client
2 27 (5.72%) Data Centre
3 23 (4.87%) Clustering
4 18 (3.81%) Analytical Skills
5 10 (2.12%) Computer Science
5 10 (2.12%) Client/Server
5 10 (2.12%) Management Information System
6 8 (1.69%) Replication
6 8 (1.69%) Derivative
6 8 (1.69%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 7 (1.48%) Blackberry
8 5 (1.06%) Video Conferencing
8 5 (1.06%) Public Cloud
9 4 (0.85%) Enterprise Storage
9 4 (0.85%) EqualLogic
9 4 (0.85%) DTV
10 3 (0.64%) Visualisation
10 3 (0.64%) Enterprise Software
10 3 (0.64%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 297 (62.92%) Windows
2 171 (36.23%) Windows Server 2008
3 110 (23.31%) Windows Server 2012
4 70 (14.83%) Windows Server 2003
5 45 (9.53%) Windows 7
6 24 (5.08%) Windows XP
7 22 (4.66%) Windows Vista
8 19 (4.03%) Windows 8
9 16 (3.39%) Linux
10 9 (1.91%) UNIX
11 8 (1.69%) Windows 2000 Server
12 6 (1.27%) AIX
13 5 (1.06%) Solaris
14 3 (0.64%) Debian
14 3 (0.64%) Mac OS
15 2 (0.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 1 (0.21%) Data ONTAP
16 1 (0.21%) Ubuntu
16 1 (0.21%) Mac OS X Server
16 1 (0.21%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 97 (20.55%) ITIL
2 32 (6.78%) Project Management
2 32 (6.78%) Mentoring
3 25 (5.30%) Disaster Recovery
4 24 (5.08%) Migration
5 21 (4.45%) Root Cause Analysis
6 19 (4.03%) Time Management
7 18 (3.81%) SAP Implementation
7 18 (3.81%) Patch Management
8 15 (3.18%) Incident Management
8 15 (3.18%) Stakeholder Management
9 14 (2.97%) Change Management
10 11 (2.33%) Business Intelligence
10 11 (2.33%) CRM
10 11 (2.33%) Performance Management
10 11 (2.33%) Change Control
11 10 (2.12%) Problem Management
11 10 (2.12%) PRINCE2
11 10 (2.12%) Service Delivery
11 10 (2.12%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 63 (13.35%) SQL
2 35 (7.42%) PowerShell
3 5 (1.06%) VB
4 4 (0.85%) JavaScript
5 3 (0.64%) C
6 2 (0.42%) C#
6 2 (0.42%) PL/SQL
6 2 (0.42%) ABAP
6 2 (0.42%) VBA
6 2 (0.42%) Python
7 1 (0.21%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.21%) VB.NET
7 1 (0.21%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 391 (82.84%) Citrix Certification
2 221 (46.82%) Microsoft Certification
3 205 (43.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 187 (39.62%) MCSE
5 98 (20.76%) CCEE
6 90 (19.07%) MCSA
7 85 (18.01%) MCITP
8 70 (14.83%) Cisco Certification
9 68 (14.41%) CCNA
10 61 (12.92%) Security Cleared
11 60 (12.71%) SC Cleared
12 52 (11.02%) MCP
13 47 (9.96%) CCEA
14 32 (6.78%) CCIA
15 28 (5.93%) MCTS
16 25 (5.30%) CCAA
17 22 (4.66%) Degree
18 20 (4.24%) CCNP
19 16 (3.39%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
20 14 (2.97%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (3.18%) SLA
2 8 (1.69%) QA
3 6 (1.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (1.06%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 4 (0.85%) COBIT
6 2 (0.42%) ISO 14001
6 2 (0.42%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.21%) ARP4761
7 1 (0.21%) PMBOK
System Software
1 236 (50.00%) XenApp
2 228 (48.31%) VMware Infrastructure
3 174 (36.86%) XenDesktop
4 150 (31.78%) Active Directory
5 102 (21.61%) XenServer
5 102 (21.61%) Hyper-V
6 87 (18.43%) vSphere
7 83 (17.58%) Microsoft App-V
8 39 (8.26%) Terminal Services
9 31 (6.57%) VMware ESX
10 26 (5.51%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 14 (2.97%) Terminal Server
11 14 (2.97%) VMware ESXi
12 11 (2.33%) ISA Server
13 4 (0.85%) ProxySG
13 4 (0.85%) Xen
13 4 (0.85%) VMware Server
14 3 (0.64%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 2 (0.42%) DFS Replication
15 2 (0.42%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 73 (15.47%) SCCM
2 46 (9.75%) SCOM
3 27 (5.72%) EdgeSight
4 17 (3.60%) XenMobile
5 9 (1.91%) Norton AntiVirus
5 9 (1.91%) Backup Exec
6 6 (1.27%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 5 (1.06%) WSUS
8 4 (0.85%) NetBackup
9 2 (0.42%) SCVMM
9 2 (0.42%) CA Wily
9 2 (0.42%) vMotion
9 2 (0.42%) AirWatch
10 1 (0.21%) SnapMirror
10 1 (0.21%) SnapVault
10 1 (0.21%) Legato
10 1 (0.21%) McAfee ePO
10 1 (0.21%) Cisco CUCM
10 1 (0.21%) Windows Intune
10 1 (0.21%) SCSM
Vendors
1 374 (79.24%) Citrix
2 327 (69.28%) VMware
3 256 (54.24%) Microsoft
4 104 (22.03%) AppSense
5 95 (20.13%) Cisco
6 71 (15.04%) SAP
7 52 (11.02%) HP
8 44 (9.32%) NetApp
9 41 (8.69%) EMC
10 17 (3.60%) Symantec
11 16 (3.39%) Veeam
12 14 (2.97%) Fujitsu
13 13 (2.75%) Dell
14 11 (2.33%) BMC
15 8 (1.69%) Juniper
15 8 (1.69%) Oracle
16 7 (1.48%) Websense
17 5 (1.06%) CommVault
17 5 (1.06%) IronPort
17 5 (1.06%) Red Hat
City, London
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £36000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Talent International
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + car allowance
Posted: 21 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
BARCLAY ANDERSON LIMITED
Salary: From £40,000 to £40,000 per annum Car Allowance - £5,400, Fuel Card, M
Posted: 22 hours ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: benfits & training & car
Posted: Yesterday
Liverpool, Merseyside
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Runcorn, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £38000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Towcester, Northamptonshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Bournemouth
Spectrum IT
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benfits & training & car
Posted: 7 days ago
Glasgow
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
ComputaCenter
Salary: fully flexible benefits scheme
Posted: 16 days ago
Leeds
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £20000.00 - £24000.00 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
Welwyn Garden City
Tesco.com
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 21 days ago
Welwyn Garden City
Tesco.com
Salary: Competitive plus benefits
Posted: 21 days ago
West London
Dunnhumby
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum Bonus and amazing benefits package
Posted: 24 days ago
Wiltshire
Edward Carter Solutions
Salary: £45,000 - £50,000 per year
Posted: 24 days ago