The table below looks at the statistics for CCA in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited CCA over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix Certified Administrator (CCA)
Rank 191 195 183
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -12
Permanent jobs citing CCA 24 12 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.44% 0.24% 0.36%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.60% 0.93% 1.20%
Number of salaries quoted 19 8 16
Average salary £32,500 £55,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-40.90% +15.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £40,000 £36,750
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
CCA
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Qualifications Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
1498 1296 1415
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 27.51% 26.12% 29.71%
Number of salaries quoted 1312 1050 1242
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £23,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

CCA
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing CCA across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

CCA Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

CCA
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing CCA across the West Midlands region.

CCA Salary Trend in the West Midlands

CCA
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing CCA across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

CCA Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

CCA
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CCA within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 19 December 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
Birmingham -5 14 £44,250 -19.54% 1
Shropshire -1 5 £31,000 -22.50%
Worcestershire - 1 £36,000 -
Solihull - 1 - -
Walsall - 1 £45,000 -
CCA
England

CCA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands region 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 75 (97.40%) Citrix Certification
2 72 (93.51%) Citrix
3 67 (87.01%) VMware
4 53 (68.83%) Windows
5 52 (67.53%) Microsoft
5 52 (67.53%) Microsoft Certification
6 49 (63.64%) VMware Infrastructure
6 49 (63.64%) MCSE
7 48 (62.34%) XenDesktop
8 46 (59.74%) Active Directory
9 39 (50.65%) XenApp
9 39 (50.65%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 38 (49.35%) vSphere
11 33 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
12 30 (38.96%) NetApp
12 30 (38.96%) SQL Server
13 28 (36.36%) Cisco
14 27 (35.06%) Hyper-V
15 26 (33.77%) EMC
16 24 (31.17%) NCDA
17 23 (29.87%) vCloud
17 23 (29.87%) Windows Server 2012
17 23 (29.87%) Windows Server 2003
18 20 (25.97%) MCITP
18 20 (25.97%) CCNA
18 20 (25.97%) Cisco Certification
18 20 (25.97%) CCIA
19 19 (24.68%) MS Exchange
19 19 (24.68%) NetScaler
19 19 (24.68%) HP

CCA
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands region 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 19 (24.68%) MS Exchange
2 14 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2010
3 12 (15.58%) Exchange Server 2003
3 12 (15.58%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (1.30%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (1.30%) Lync
4 1 (1.30%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (1.30%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (1.30%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (1.30%) SharePoint
Applications
1 14 (18.18%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.60%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (7.79%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (2.60%) SAP FSCM
2 2 (2.60%) SAP FI
2 2 (2.60%) SAP FI/CO
2 2 (2.60%) SAP CO
Cloud Services
1 7 (9.09%) Office 365
2 1 (1.30%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.30%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 19 (24.68%) NetScaler
2 18 (23.38%) Cisco Nexus
2 18 (23.38%) WAAS
3 17 (22.08%) Firewall
4 13 (16.88%) TCP/IP
4 13 (16.88%) VPN
5 12 (15.58%) DNS
5 12 (15.58%) SAN
5 12 (15.58%) NAS
6 11 (14.29%) DHCP
7 10 (12.99%) iSCSI
8 9 (11.69%) WAN
9 8 (10.39%) Fibre Channel
10 6 (7.79%) LAN
11 5 (6.49%) VLAN
12 2 (2.60%) Internet
13 1 (1.30%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (38.96%) SQL Server
2 18 (23.38%) SQL Server 2005
2 18 (23.38%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (6.49%) SQL Server 2000
4 2 (2.60%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (1.30%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (1.30%) ProC
General
1 2 (2.60%) Finance
1 2 (2.60%) Law
2 1 (1.30%) Legal
2 1 (1.30%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 26 (33.77%) Consultant
2 21 (27.27%) Architect
3 15 (19.48%) Support Engineer
4 13 (16.88%) Solutions Architect
5 12 (15.58%) Virtualisation Architect
5 12 (15.58%) Storage Architect
5 12 (15.58%) Storage Solutions Architect
6 8 (10.39%) Pre Sales Consultant
6 8 (10.39%) Citrix Engineer
6 8 (10.39%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 7 (9.09%) Senior Support Engineer
7 7 (9.09%) IT Support Engineer
7 7 (9.09%) IT Support
7 7 (9.09%) Senior IT Support
8 6 (7.79%) Citrix Consultant
8 6 (7.79%) 2nd Line Support
8 6 (7.79%) FlexPod Consultant
8 6 (7.79%) Technology Consultant
9 5 (6.49%) 3rd Line Support
9 5 (6.49%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (6.49%) Application Packaging
2 1 (1.30%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 12 (15.58%) CLARiiON
1 12 (15.58%) Celerra
2 6 (7.79%) FlexPod
2 6 (7.79%) Clustering
3 5 (6.49%) EqualLogic
4 2 (2.60%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.30%) Replication
5 1 (1.30%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 53 (68.83%) Windows
2 33 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
3 23 (29.87%) Windows Server 2003
3 23 (29.87%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (10.39%) Windows 7
5 6 (7.79%) Windows 8
6 5 (6.49%) Linux
6 5 (6.49%) VMS
7 1 (1.30%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (14.29%) ITIL
2 8 (10.39%) Disaster Recovery
3 6 (7.79%) Migration
4 5 (6.49%) CRM
5 2 (2.60%) SAP Implementation
5 2 (2.60%) Integration Testing
5 2 (2.60%) Supply Chain Management
6 1 (1.30%) Strategic Planning
6 1 (1.30%) Enterprise Architecture
6 1 (1.30%) Mobile Device Management
6 1 (1.30%) Performance Monitoring
6 1 (1.30%) Line Management
6 1 (1.30%) Mentoring
6 1 (1.30%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 4 (5.19%) SQL
2 2 (2.60%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.30%) VBScript
3 1 (1.30%) VB
Qualifications
1 75 (97.40%) Citrix Certification
2 52 (67.53%) Microsoft Certification
3 49 (63.64%) MCSE
4 39 (50.65%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 24 (31.17%) NCDA
6 20 (25.97%) MCITP
6 20 (25.97%) CCNA
6 20 (25.97%) Cisco Certification
6 20 (25.97%) CCIA
7 18 (23.38%) VTSP
7 18 (23.38%) CCEE
7 18 (23.38%) NCIE
7 18 (23.38%) CCEA
8 17 (22.08%) MCTS
9 12 (15.58%) VCAP
9 12 (15.58%) MCSA
10 3 (3.90%) CCNP
10 3 (3.90%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (2.60%) ACCA
11 2 (2.60%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.30%) SLA
System Software
1 49 (63.64%) VMware Infrastructure
2 48 (62.34%) XenDesktop
3 46 (59.74%) Active Directory
4 39 (50.65%) XenApp
5 38 (49.35%) vSphere
6 27 (35.06%) Hyper-V
7 23 (29.87%) vCloud
8 8 (10.39%) Microsoft App-V
9 7 (9.09%) VMware ESX
9 7 (9.09%) VMware ESXi
9 7 (9.09%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 12 (15.58%) Backup Exec
1 12 (15.58%) XenMobile
2 10 (12.99%) SCCM
3 7 (9.09%) SCOM
4 1 (1.30%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (1.30%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 72 (93.51%) Citrix
2 67 (87.01%) VMware
3 52 (67.53%) Microsoft
4 30 (38.96%) NetApp
5 28 (36.36%) Cisco
6 26 (33.77%) EMC
7 19 (24.68%) HP
8 13 (16.88%) AppSense
9 12 (15.58%) 3PAR
10 7 (9.09%) Mitel
10 7 (9.09%) IBM
10 7 (9.09%) Siemens
11 6 (7.79%) Symantec
12 5 (6.49%) Dell
12 5 (6.49%) WatchGuard
12 5 (6.49%) SonicWALL
13 2 (2.60%) Business Objects
13 2 (2.60%) SAP
14 1 (1.30%) Apple
14 1 (1.30%) Sophos
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