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

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Citrix Certified Administrator (CCA)
Rank 713 633 539
Rank change year-on-year
-80 -94
Permanent jobs citing CCA 203 314 376
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.19% 0.27% 0.35%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.68% 0.99% 1.27%
Number of salaries quoted 165 273 317
Average salary £44,381 £42,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.66% -11.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £32,500 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £68,750
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,750 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+1.79% -7.22%

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
29837 31780 29684
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 27.23% 27.14% 27.29%
Number of salaries quoted 23763 24876 23903
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 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +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 30 July 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 July 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 -64 181 £45,000 +7.14% 13
London +36 51 £55,000 +1.85% 1
South East -25 48 £45,500 -9.00% 3
South West 0 22 £35,000 - 2
North West -40 22 £40,250 +16.66% 4
Manchester -13 20 £41,375 +23.50% 1
Dorset +18 18 £35,000 - 2
Bournemouth +11 17 £35,000 - 2
East of England -5 16 £50,000 +15.60% 1
Hampshire +1 15 £37,500 +15.38%
Berkshire -13 13 £45,000 -21.73%
West Midlands -25 10 £42,500 +1.19% 2
City of London +30 8 £55,000 -4.34% 1
Surrey +12 8 £47,500 +41.79% 1
Southampton -2 8 £37,500 +15.38%
Hertfordshire -8 8 £60,000 +20.00%
Bedfordshire +4 7 £50,000 +53.84%
East Midlands -14 6 £42,500 +1.19%
Yorkshire -33 6 £19,000 -54.76%
Shropshire - 5 £41,500 -
Telford - 5 £41,500 -
Luton +6 4 £37,500 +7.14%
West Yorkshire -22 4 £19,000 -54.76%
Maidenhead - 4 - -
Wakefield - 4 £19,000 -
Buckinghamshire - 4 £50,000 -
Fareham +23 3 £24,000 -36.00%
Northamptonshire -3 3 £45,000 -18.18%
M4 Corridor - 3 £85,000 -
High Wycombe - 3 £50,000 -

CCA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 July 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.

1 450 (81.37%) Citrix Certification
2 428 (77.40%) Citrix
3 383 (69.26%) VMware
4 346 (62.57%) Windows
5 289 (52.26%) Microsoft
6 281 (50.81%) VMware Infrastructure
7 273 (49.37%) Microsoft Certification
8 258 (46.65%) XenApp
9 252 (45.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 236 (42.68%) MCSE
11 204 (36.89%) XenDesktop
12 185 (33.45%) Windows Server 2008
13 177 (32.01%) Active Directory
14 148 (26.76%) SAN
15 142 (25.68%) MS Exchange
16 140 (25.32%) MS Excel
17 126 (22.78%) Cisco
18 124 (22.42%) Windows Server 2012
19 113 (20.43%) Hyper-V
20 111 (20.07%) NetScaler
21 110 (19.89%) AppSense
22 109 (19.71%) MCITP
23 107 (19.35%) vSphere
24 105 (18.99%) ITIL
25 104 (18.81%) Microsoft App-V
26 100 (18.08%) CCEE
27 99 (17.90%) XenServer
27 99 (17.90%) MCSA
28 98 (17.72%) Finance
29 95 (17.18%) Firewall

CCA
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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
1 142 (25.68%) MS Exchange
2 56 (10.13%) Exchange Server 2010
3 48 (8.68%) SharePoint
4 38 (6.87%) Exchange Server 2013
5 26 (4.70%) Exchange Server 2003
6 25 (4.52%) Exchange Server 2007
7 21 (3.80%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 18 (3.25%) IIS
9 17 (3.07%) Lync
10 13 (2.35%) Office Communications Server
11 8 (1.45%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
12 7 (1.27%) Apache
13 3 (0.54%) SharePoint 2010
13 3 (0.54%) SharePoint 2013
14 2 (0.36%) MTS
14 2 (0.36%) SAS
14 2 (0.36%) BizTalk Server
14 2 (0.36%) Elasticsearch
15 1 (0.18%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 140 (25.32%) MS Excel
2 16 (2.89%) MS Office
3 4 (0.72%) MS Project
4 3 (0.54%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.18%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 76 (13.74%) SAP FI
2 75 (13.56%) SAP FI/CO
2 75 (13.56%) SAP CO
3 23 (4.16%) SAP FSCM
4 10 (1.81%) SAP FI-AP
5 9 (1.63%) SAP R/3
6 8 (1.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 8 (1.45%) SAP BPC
7 5 (0.90%) SAP Retail
7 5 (0.90%) SAP FI-GL
8 4 (0.72%) Dynamics CRM
8 4 (0.72%) SAP SD
8 4 (0.72%) SAP CS
9 3 (0.54%) Summit
9 3 (0.54%) SAP PS
9 3 (0.54%) SAP FI-AR
10 2 (0.36%) SAP PSCD
10 2 (0.36%) SAP ERP
11 1 (0.18%) SAP FI-CA
11 1 (0.18%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 14 (2.53%) Office 365
2 8 (1.45%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (0.90%) IaaS
4 4 (0.72%) PaaS
5 1 (0.18%) Mimecast
5 1 (0.18%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 148 (26.76%) SAN
2 111 (20.07%) NetScaler
3 95 (17.18%) Firewall
4 69 (12.48%) DNS
5 60 (10.85%) DHCP
6 59 (10.67%) TCP/IP
7 50 (9.04%) WAN
8 38 (6.87%) iSCSI
9 36 (6.51%) LAN
9 36 (6.51%) VPN
10 30 (5.42%) VLAN
11 22 (3.98%) Wireless
12 21 (3.80%) VoIP
13 18 (3.25%) NAS
14 16 (2.89%) Wireshark
15 9 (1.63%) IP Telephony
15 9 (1.63%) Fibre Channel
16 8 (1.45%) Wi-Fi
16 8 (1.45%) Network Security
16 8 (1.45%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (10.13%) SQL Server
2 12 (2.17%) SQL Server 2008
3 11 (1.99%) SAP HANA
4 9 (1.63%) SQL Server 2005
5 8 (1.45%) BusinessObjects
6 7 (1.27%) SAP BW
7 6 (1.08%) SQL Server 2000
7 6 (1.08%) SQL Server 2012
8 3 (0.54%) Oracle Database
8 3 (0.54%) Oracle9i Database
9 2 (0.36%) Hadoop
9 2 (0.36%) SAP Data Services
9 2 (0.36%) Big Data
10 1 (0.18%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (0.36%) InstallShield
2 1 (0.18%) AdminStudio
2 1 (0.18%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (0.18%) TestDirector
General
1 98 (17.72%) Finance
2 42 (7.59%) Banking
3 28 (5.06%) Publishing
4 22 (3.98%) Advertising
5 20 (3.62%) Manufacturing
6 17 (3.07%) Telecoms
7 14 (2.53%) General Ledger
7 14 (2.53%) Retail
8 13 (2.35%) Marketing
9 9 (1.63%) Investment Banking
10 7 (1.27%) German Language
10 7 (1.27%) Electronics
11 5 (0.90%) Law
11 5 (0.90%) Legal
12 4 (0.72%) Billing
13 3 (0.54%) Pharmaceutical
14 2 (0.36%) Back Office
14 2 (0.36%) Aerospace
15 1 (0.18%) Japanese Language
15 1 (0.18%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 192 (34.72%) Consultant
2 61 (11.03%) SAP Consultant
3 58 (10.49%) Architect
4 57 (10.31%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 56 (10.13%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
5 56 (10.13%) Analyst
6 54 (9.76%) Infrastructure Consultant
7 42 (7.59%) Support Engineer
8 38 (6.87%) 3rd Line Support
9 35 (6.33%) Citrix Engineer
9 35 (6.33%) Citrix Architect
10 24 (4.34%) Project Engineer
10 24 (4.34%) Citrix Consultant
11 22 (3.98%) Senior Consultant
12 20 (3.62%) Technical Support
12 20 (3.62%) Citrix Support
13 18 (3.25%) Administrator
13 18 (3.25%) Systems Administrator
14 17 (3.07%) Technical Engineer
14 17 (3.07%) Virtualisation Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (1.81%) Application Packaging
2 7 (1.27%) .NET
3 3 (0.54%) J2EE
3 3 (0.54%) COM
4 2 (0.36%) Web Services
4 2 (0.36%) SAP CO-PA
5 1 (0.18%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.18%) XML
5 1 (0.18%) EDI
5 1 (0.18%) SAP XI
5 1 (0.18%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 53 (9.58%) Thin Client
1 53 (9.58%) Fat Client
2 34 (6.15%) Data Centre
3 27 (4.88%) Analytical Skills
3 27 (4.88%) Clustering
4 19 (3.44%) Replication
5 15 (2.71%) Computer Science
6 13 (2.35%) Management Information System
7 11 (1.99%) Blackberry
7 11 (1.99%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 10 (1.81%) Client/Server
8 10 (1.81%) Derivative
8 10 (1.81%) EqualLogic
9 6 (1.08%) HP Storage
10 5 (0.90%) Enterprise Software
11 4 (0.72%) Enterprise Storage
11 4 (0.72%) Social Network
11 4 (0.72%) Video Conferencing
11 4 (0.72%) DTV
11 4 (0.72%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 346 (62.57%) Windows
2 185 (33.45%) Windows Server 2008
3 124 (22.42%) Windows Server 2012
4 81 (14.65%) Windows Server 2003
5 53 (9.58%) Windows 7
6 49 (8.86%) Windows Vista
7 36 (6.51%) Windows XP
8 27 (4.88%) Linux
9 15 (2.71%) UNIX
10 12 (2.17%) Debian
11 11 (1.99%) Windows 8
11 11 (1.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 10 (1.81%) Windows 2000 Server
13 9 (1.63%) AIX
14 8 (1.45%) Solaris
15 6 (1.08%) CentOS
16 3 (0.54%) Mac OS
17 2 (0.36%) Data ONTAP
18 1 (0.18%) Ubuntu
18 1 (0.18%) Mac OS X Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 105 (18.99%) ITIL
2 45 (8.14%) Disaster Recovery
3 31 (5.61%) Migration
4 30 (5.42%) Time Management
5 29 (5.24%) Project Management
6 25 (4.52%) Service Delivery
7 24 (4.34%) Mentoring
8 23 (4.16%) Stakeholder Management
9 19 (3.44%) Root Cause Analysis
10 18 (3.25%) Patch Management
10 18 (3.25%) Business Continuity
11 16 (2.89%) SAP Implementation
12 15 (2.71%) Change Management
13 14 (2.53%) Risk Management
13 14 (2.53%) Service Management
13 14 (2.53%) Business Intelligence
13 14 (2.53%) Load Balancing
14 11 (1.99%) Incident Management
14 11 (1.99%) ERP
14 11 (1.99%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 78 (14.10%) SQL
2 34 (6.15%) PowerShell
3 9 (1.63%) ABAP
3 9 (1.63%) VB
4 4 (0.72%) JavaScript
5 3 (0.54%) PL/SQL
5 3 (0.54%) VBScript
6 2 (0.36%) C#
6 2 (0.36%) VBA
6 2 (0.36%) Python
7 1 (0.18%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.18%) C
7 1 (0.18%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 450 (81.37%) Citrix Certification
2 273 (49.37%) Microsoft Certification
3 252 (45.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 236 (42.68%) MCSE
5 109 (19.71%) MCITP
6 100 (18.08%) CCEE
7 99 (17.90%) MCSA
8 87 (15.73%) Cisco Certification
9 86 (15.55%) CCNA
10 79 (14.29%) Security Cleared
11 76 (13.74%) SC Cleared
12 50 (9.04%) MCP
13 48 (8.68%) CCEA
14 47 (8.50%) CCIA
15 44 (7.96%) Degree
16 25 (4.52%) MCTS
17 24 (4.34%) CCAA
18 18 (3.25%) CCNP
19 15 (2.71%) JNCIA
20 14 (2.53%) NCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (3.62%) SLA
2 9 (1.63%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 8 (1.45%) QA
4 6 (1.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (0.54%) COBIT
6 2 (0.36%) ISO 14001
6 2 (0.36%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.18%) ARP4761
System Software
1 281 (50.81%) VMware Infrastructure
2 258 (46.65%) XenApp
3 204 (36.89%) XenDesktop
4 177 (32.01%) Active Directory
5 113 (20.43%) Hyper-V
6 107 (19.35%) vSphere
7 104 (18.81%) Microsoft App-V
8 99 (17.90%) XenServer
9 50 (9.04%) Terminal Services
10 35 (6.33%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 31 (5.61%) VMware ESX
12 14 (2.53%) VMware ESXi
13 11 (1.99%) Terminal Server
14 7 (1.27%) ISA Server
15 6 (1.08%) Microsoft Virtual Server
16 5 (0.90%) VMware Server
16 5 (0.90%) vCloud
17 3 (0.54%) DFS Replication
18 1 (0.18%) ProxySG
18 1 (0.18%) Xen
Systems Management
1 80 (14.47%) SCCM
2 46 (8.32%) SCOM
3 28 (5.06%) EdgeSight
4 18 (3.25%) Backup Exec
5 12 (2.17%) XenMobile
6 10 (1.81%) Norton AntiVirus
7 6 (1.08%) SCVMM
8 5 (0.90%) WSUS
9 4 (0.72%) NetBackup
9 4 (0.72%) vMotion
10 3 (0.54%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
11 2 (0.36%) CA Wily
12 1 (0.18%) Cisco CUCM
12 1 (0.18%) Windows Intune
12 1 (0.18%) Legato
12 1 (0.18%) AirWatch
12 1 (0.18%) SnapMirror
12 1 (0.18%) SnapVault
12 1 (0.18%) Zenoss
12 1 (0.18%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 428 (77.40%) Citrix
2 383 (69.26%) VMware
3 289 (52.26%) Microsoft
4 126 (22.78%) Cisco
5 110 (19.89%) AppSense
6 86 (15.55%) SAP
7 71 (12.84%) HP
8 46 (8.32%) NetApp
9 37 (6.69%) EMC
10 35 (6.33%) Symantec
11 33 (5.97%) Veeam
12 23 (4.16%) Fujitsu
13 21 (3.80%) Juniper
14 17 (3.07%) Dell
14 17 (3.07%) Oracle
15 11 (1.99%) BMC
16 10 (1.81%) CommVault
16 10 (1.81%) Riverbed
17 9 (1.63%) Websense
18 8 (1.45%) Red Hat
Bournemouth, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benfits & training & car
Posted: 58 minutes ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: benfits & training & car
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £32000 - £42000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Horsham, West Sussex
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £23,000 to £27,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Benefits + Overtime
Posted: 3 days ago
Greater Manchester
Adalta Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Staffordshire
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Carnforth, Lancashire
Premier IT
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Warrington
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Woking
Lawrence Harvey
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Pension, Life Assurance
Posted: 24 days ago