The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for CCA qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 22 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Citrix Certified Administrator (CCA)
England / North West
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 258 217 230
Rank change year-on-year -41 +13  
Permanent jobs citing CCA 11 11 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.16% 0.20% 0.44%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.73% 0.80% 1.79%
Number of salaries quoted 8 5 16
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% +13.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £40,000 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £42,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £41,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +15.85% -3.52%  

CCA is in the academic qualifications and professional certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West.

Academic & Professional Certification
North West
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 1502 1367 1560
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 22.00% 24.28% 24.43%
Number of salaries quoted 1165 1157 1262
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

CCA
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West citing CCA as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

Job vacancy trend for CCA in the North West

CCA
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Salary trend for CCA in the North West

CCA
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CCA within the North West region over the 3 months to 22 June 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cheshire -26 9 £38,750 -8.82% 2
Merseyside -6 1 £47,500 -
Manchester -30 1 £47,500 +18.75% 2
CCA
England

For the 6 months to 22 June 2017, IT jobs citing CCA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the North West region with a requirement for CCA.

1 15 (93.75%) Citrix Certification
2 13 (81.25%) Microsoft Certification
3 12 (75.00%) Windows
4 11 (68.75%) VMware
4 11 (68.75%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 11 (68.75%) Windows Server
5 10 (62.50%) Citrix
5 10 (62.50%) MCSE
6 9 (56.25%) Active Directory
6 9 (56.25%) Hyper-V
7 8 (50.00%) VPN
7 8 (50.00%) MS Exchange
8 6 (37.50%) XenApp
9 5 (31.25%) MCITP
9 5 (31.25%) Windows Server 2008
9 5 (31.25%) Windows Server 2012
9 5 (31.25%) Remote Desktop
9 5 (31.25%) Disaster Recovery
9 5 (31.25%) Terminal Services
9 5 (31.25%) LAN
9 5 (31.25%) WAN
9 5 (31.25%) Microsoft
10 4 (25.00%) SAN
10 4 (25.00%) XenDesktop
11 3 (18.75%) Veeam
11 3 (18.75%) Manufacturing
11 3 (18.75%) Data Centre
11 3 (18.75%) Exchange Server 2013
11 3 (18.75%) VCP5
11 3 (18.75%) vSphere

CCA
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 8 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (18.75%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2010
Cloud Services
1 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (12.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (50.00%) VPN
2 5 (31.25%) LAN
2 5 (31.25%) Remote Desktop
2 5 (31.25%) WAN
3 4 (25.00%) SAN
4 3 (18.75%) DHCP
4 3 (18.75%) DNS
5 1 (6.25%) NetScaler
General
1 3 (18.75%) Manufacturing
2 1 (6.25%) Legal
Job Titles
1 6 (37.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 5 (31.25%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 5 (31.25%) Citrix Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) Citrix Specialist
3 3 (18.75%) Data Centre Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) Data Centre Specialist
3 3 (18.75%) Project Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Consultant
4 2 (12.50%) Infrastructure Consultant
4 2 (12.50%) IT Consultant
4 2 (12.50%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Technical Consultant
4 2 (12.50%) Technical Infrastructure Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (6.25%) Business Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Citrix Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 12 (75.00%) Windows
2 11 (68.75%) Windows Server
3 5 (31.25%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (31.25%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (31.25%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (12.50%) High Availability
2 2 (12.50%) IT Strategy
2 2 (12.50%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (6.25%) Change Management
3 1 (6.25%) ERP
3 1 (6.25%) ITIL
3 1 (6.25%) Project Management
3 1 (6.25%) SDLC
3 1 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (6.25%) Waterfall
Qualifications
1 15 (93.75%) Citrix Certification
2 13 (81.25%) Microsoft Certification
3 11 (68.75%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 10 (62.50%) MCSE
5 5 (31.25%) MCITP
6 3 (18.75%) MCSA
6 3 (18.75%) VCP5
7 1 (6.25%) MCP
System Software
1 9 (56.25%) Active Directory
1 9 (56.25%) Hyper-V
2 6 (37.50%) XenApp
3 5 (31.25%) Terminal Services
4 4 (25.00%) XenDesktop
5 3 (18.75%) vSphere
6 2 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
7 1 (6.25%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 11 (68.75%) VMware
2 10 (62.50%) Citrix
3 5 (31.25%) Microsoft
4 3 (18.75%) Cisco
4 3 (18.75%) Dell
4 3 (18.75%) EMC
4 3 (18.75%) Veeam
5 2 (12.50%) SonicWALL
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