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 21 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix Certified Administrator (CCA)
Rank 165 181 172
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -9
Permanent jobs citing CCA 49 27 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.89% 0.49% 0.50%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.23% 1.71% 1.75%
Number of salaries quoted 39 17 16
Average salary £42,000 £50,000 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.00% +23.45%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,320 £34,500 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £55,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £47,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
-11.57% +23.37%
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
1515 1579 1370
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 27.46% 28.85% 28.75%
Number of salaries quoted 1247 1368 1131
Average salary £41,500 £42,500 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.35% +11.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.21% +2.50%

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 21 August 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 21 August 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 +16 31 £42,000 -16.00%
Coventry +7 9 £38,500 -23.00%
Herefordshire - 6 £42,500 -
Shropshire -7 2 £20,000 +14.28%
CCA
England

CCA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 57 (98.28%) Citrix
1 57 (98.28%) Citrix Certification
2 52 (89.66%) VMware
3 46 (79.31%) Microsoft
4 45 (77.59%) Windows
4 45 (77.59%) XenDesktop
5 44 (75.86%) VMware Infrastructure
6 42 (72.41%) Microsoft Certification
7 41 (70.69%) MCSE
8 36 (62.07%) Active Directory
9 33 (56.90%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 33 (56.90%) XenApp
10 30 (51.72%) Hyper-V
11 26 (44.83%) Windows Server 2012
12 23 (39.66%) Cisco
13 22 (37.93%) vSphere
13 22 (37.93%) CCEE
14 21 (36.21%) EMC
14 21 (36.21%) NetApp
14 21 (36.21%) Windows Server 2008
15 20 (34.48%) SQL Server
15 20 (34.48%) MCITP
16 18 (31.03%) Windows Server 2003
16 18 (31.03%) MCTS
16 18 (31.03%) NCDA
17 17 (29.31%) HP
18 16 (27.59%) Cisco Certification
19 15 (25.86%) CCNA
19 15 (25.86%) NetScaler
20 12 (20.69%) ITIL

CCA
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 8 (13.79%) MS Exchange
1 8 (13.79%) Lync
1 8 (13.79%) Exchange Server 2010
2 7 (12.07%) Exchange Server 2003
2 7 (12.07%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (1.72%) IBM Notes
3 1 (1.72%) Apache
Applications
1 9 (15.52%) MS Excel
2 3 (5.17%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (8.62%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.72%) SAP FI
2 1 (1.72%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (1.72%) SAP CO
Cloud Services
1 6 (10.34%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 15 (25.86%) NetScaler
2 12 (20.69%) Cisco Nexus
2 12 (20.69%) WAAS
3 11 (18.97%) iSCSI
4 10 (17.24%) TCP/IP
4 10 (17.24%) Firewall
5 9 (15.52%) NAS
5 9 (15.52%) Fibre Channel
6 3 (5.17%) DNS
6 3 (5.17%) WAN
7 2 (3.45%) VPN
7 2 (3.45%) Unified Communications
8 1 (1.72%) LAN
8 1 (1.72%) Ethernet
8 1 (1.72%) DDNS
8 1 (1.72%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (34.48%) SQL Server
2 8 (13.79%) SQL Server 2005
2 8 (13.79%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.72%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (1.72%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (1.72%) ProC
General
1 3 (5.17%) Telecoms
1 3 (5.17%) Finance
1 3 (5.17%) Retail
2 2 (3.45%) Law
3 1 (1.72%) Legal
3 1 (1.72%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.72%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 25 (43.10%) Consultant
2 13 (22.41%) Architect
3 10 (17.24%) Support Engineer
3 10 (17.24%) Microsoft Consultant
4 9 (15.52%) Senior Support Engineer
4 9 (15.52%) IT Support
4 9 (15.52%) Senior IT Support
4 9 (15.52%) IT Support Engineer
5 7 (12.07%) Solutions Architect
5 7 (12.07%) Storage Architect
5 7 (12.07%) Virtualisation Architect
5 7 (12.07%) Storage Solutions Architect
6 6 (10.34%) Citrix Engineer
7 5 (8.62%) Pre Sales Consultant
7 5 (8.62%) Technology Consultant
7 5 (8.62%) Technical Consultant
7 5 (8.62%) FlexPod Consultant
8 4 (6.90%) Technical Specialist
8 4 (6.90%) Citrix Technical Specialist
8 4 (6.90%) Citrix Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.90%) Application Packaging
2 1 (1.72%) SAP ALE
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.07%) CLARiiON
1 7 (12.07%) Celerra
2 5 (8.62%) FlexPod
2 5 (8.62%) Clustering
3 1 (1.72%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 45 (77.59%) Windows
2 26 (44.83%) Windows Server 2012
3 21 (36.21%) Windows Server 2008
4 18 (31.03%) Windows Server 2003
5 8 (13.79%) Windows 7
6 4 (6.90%) Windows 8
7 1 (1.72%) Windows 2000 Server
7 1 (1.72%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (20.69%) ITIL
2 9 (15.52%) Disaster Recovery
3 5 (8.62%) Migration
4 2 (3.45%) Time Management
4 2 (3.45%) Service Delivery
5 1 (1.72%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (1.72%) SAP Implementation
5 1 (1.72%) PRINCE2
5 1 (1.72%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.45%) SQL
Qualifications
1 57 (98.28%) Citrix Certification
2 42 (72.41%) Microsoft Certification
3 41 (70.69%) MCSE
4 33 (56.90%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 22 (37.93%) CCEE
6 20 (34.48%) MCITP
7 18 (31.03%) MCTS
7 18 (31.03%) NCDA
8 16 (27.59%) Cisco Certification
9 15 (25.86%) CCNA
10 12 (20.69%) VTSP
10 12 (20.69%) NCIE
11 11 (18.97%) CCIA
12 10 (17.24%) CCEA
13 7 (12.07%) VCAP
14 3 (5.17%) Security Cleared
15 2 (3.45%) ITIL Certification
15 2 (3.45%) MCSA
15 2 (3.45%) CCAA
16 1 (1.72%) CCIE
System Software
1 45 (77.59%) XenDesktop
2 44 (75.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 36 (62.07%) Active Directory
4 33 (56.90%) XenApp
5 30 (51.72%) Hyper-V
6 22 (37.93%) vSphere
7 12 (20.69%) vCloud
8 9 (15.52%) VMware ESXi
8 9 (15.52%) VMware ESX
9 8 (13.79%) Microsoft App-V
10 2 (3.45%) XenServer
11 1 (1.72%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 10 (17.24%) SCCM
2 9 (15.52%) Backup Exec
3 6 (10.34%) SCOM
4 3 (5.17%) XenMobile
5 2 (3.45%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 57 (98.28%) Citrix
2 52 (89.66%) VMware
3 46 (79.31%) Microsoft
4 23 (39.66%) Cisco
5 21 (36.21%) NetApp
5 21 (36.21%) EMC
6 17 (29.31%) HP
7 12 (20.69%) AppSense
8 9 (15.52%) Mitel
8 9 (15.52%) IBM
8 9 (15.52%) Siemens
9 7 (12.07%) 3PAR
10 3 (5.17%) Fujitsu
11 1 (1.72%) ProCurve
11 1 (1.72%) SAP
11 1 (1.72%) Lotus