Period
to 12 April 2021

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge and experience of CA products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited CA over the 6 months to 12 April 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

The figures below represent the IT labour market in general and are not representative of salaries within CA Technologies.

CA
UK
6 months to
12 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 782 841 862
Rank change year-on-year +59 +21 +48
Permanent jobs citing CA 67 164 250
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.081% 0.14% 0.17%
As % of the Vendors category 0.22% 0.35% 0.40%
Number of salaries quoted 46 89 170
10th Percentile £40,000 £35,250 £32,500
25th Percentile £48,438 £46,250 £46,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,750 £57,975 £57,500
Median % change year-on-year +4.79% +0.83% +4.55%
75th Percentile £78,750 £76,250 £78,750
90th Percentile £90,000 £90,000 £87,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £57,750 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% +10.00% -

CA is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services.

All Vendors
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 31,134 46,417 61,890
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 37.73% 40.89% 41.56%
Number of salaries quoted 23,311 36,035 47,928
10th Percentile £31,250 £28,250 £27,750
25th Percentile £39,399 £37,500 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £51,949 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +1.06% +3.90% +5.26%
75th Percentile £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £86,250 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,540 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% - +5.88%

CA
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing CA as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for CA in the UK

CA
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing CA.

Salary trend for CA in the UK

CA
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing CA over the 6 months to 12 April 2021.

Salary histogram for CA in the UK

CA
Top 14 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CA within the UK over the 6 months to 12 April 2021. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +34 62 £61,500 +6.08% 33
London +113 35 £60,000 -7.69% 16
UK excluding London +17 31 £57,750 +5.00% 18
North of England +22 13 £47,000 -6.00% 9
North West +28 12 £47,000 -10.48% 7
Work from Home -110 11 £55,000 -10.20% 5
South East +25 10 £68,000 +18.26% 4
Midlands +24 2 - - 2
Scotland +9 2 - - 1
South West - 2 £52,500 -
Wales - 2 £32,500 -
West Midlands +27 1 - -
East Midlands +20 1 - - 2
Yorkshire +1 1 - - 2

For the 6 months to 12 April 2021, IT jobs citing CA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads with a requirement for CA.

1 30 (44.78%) Firewall
2 28 (41.79%) Security Cleared
3 26 (38.81%) Windows
4 25 (37.31%) Microsoft
5 23 (34.33%) VMware
6 21 (31.34%) Cisco
7 20 (29.85%) SQL
7 20 (29.85%) SC Cleared
7 20 (29.85%) VMware Infrastructure
8 19 (28.36%) Change Management
9 18 (26.87%) Cisco ISE
9 18 (26.87%) Data Centre
10 15 (22.39%) Ansible
10 15 (22.39%) Python
10 15 (22.39%) WAN
11 14 (20.90%) Network Security
11 14 (20.90%) Agile Software Development
11 14 (20.90%) Cisco Firepower
11 14 (20.90%) SD-WAN
12 13 (19.40%) FortiGate
12 13 (19.40%) JSON
12 13 (19.40%) LAN
12 13 (19.40%) SQL Server
13 12 (17.91%) Java
13 12 (17.91%) Ethernet
13 12 (17.91%) Active Directory
13 12 (17.91%) Fortinet
13 12 (17.91%) Network Design
13 12 (17.91%) SolarWinds
13 12 (17.91%) Capacity Planning

CA
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 5 (7.46%) WebSphere
2 4 (5.97%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.99%) IIS
3 2 (2.99%) JBoss
3 2 (2.99%) MS Exchange
3 2 (2.99%) SAS
3 2 (2.99%) Skype for Business
3 2 (2.99%) Tomcat
3 2 (2.99%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (1.49%) Appian
4 1 (1.49%) CICS
4 1 (1.49%) Confluence
Applications
1 8 (11.94%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.99%) Remedy ITSM
1 2 (2.99%) SAP GTS
2 1 (1.49%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 10 (14.93%) Azure
2 8 (11.94%) AWS
3 5 (7.46%) Microsoft 365
4 4 (5.97%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (5.97%) IaaS
4 4 (5.97%) PaaS
4 4 (5.97%) SaaS
5 3 (4.48%) Azure Active Directory
6 2 (2.99%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (2.99%) Amazon ELB
6 2 (2.99%) Apigee
6 2 (2.99%) GCP
7 1 (1.49%) Dynamics 365
7 1 (1.49%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 30 (44.78%) Firewall
2 18 (26.87%) Cisco ISE
3 15 (22.39%) WAN
4 14 (20.90%) Cisco Firepower
4 14 (20.90%) Network Security
4 14 (20.90%) SD-WAN
5 13 (19.40%) LAN
6 12 (17.91%) Ethernet
7 9 (13.43%) Intrusion Detection
8 7 (10.45%) DNS
9 5 (7.46%) VPN
10 4 (5.97%) Cisco IOS
10 4 (5.97%) DHCP
11 3 (4.48%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
11 3 (4.48%) Internet
12 2 (2.99%) DMVPN
12 2 (2.99%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
12 2 (2.99%) NetScaler
12 2 (2.99%) NX-OS
12 2 (2.99%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (19.40%) SQL Server
2 6 (8.96%) SQL Server 2014
3 3 (4.48%) DB2
3 3 (4.48%) MySQL
4 2 (2.99%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (1.49%) Adabas
5 1 (1.49%) KDB
5 1 (1.49%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.49%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 6 (8.96%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 6 (8.96%) Visual Studio
2 4 (5.97%) Git (software)
2 4 (5.97%) Jenkins
2 4 (5.97%) JIRA
3 3 (4.48%) Artifactory
3 3 (4.48%) Bitbucket
3 3 (4.48%) SonarQube
3 3 (4.48%) TeamCity
4 2 (2.99%) Cucumber
4 2 (2.99%) Eclipse
4 2 (2.99%) HP UFT
4 2 (2.99%) IntelliJ
4 2 (2.99%) Maven
4 2 (2.99%) MSI
4 2 (2.99%) Selenium
4 2 (2.99%) SoapUI
4 2 (2.99%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.49%) JMeter
5 1 (1.49%) WebDriver
General
1 8 (11.94%) Finance
2 7 (10.45%) Banking
3 5 (7.46%) Legal
4 4 (5.97%) Police
5 3 (4.48%) Private Banking
6 2 (2.99%) Retail
6 2 (2.99%) Telecoms
7 1 (1.49%) Aerospace
7 1 (1.49%) General Ledger
7 1 (1.49%) Law
7 1 (1.49%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 15 (22.39%) Architect
2 12 (17.91%) Network Architect
3 9 (13.43%) IT Engineer
3 9 (13.43%) Security Engineer
4 8 (11.94%) IT Security Engineer
5 7 (10.45%) IT Support
6 6 (8.96%) Infrastructure Specialist
6 6 (8.96%) Infrastructure Support
6 6 (8.96%) Infrastructure Support Specialist
6 6 (8.96%) IT Support Specialist
6 6 (8.96%) Support Specialist
7 5 (7.46%) Developer
8 4 (5.97%) Systems Engineer
8 4 (5.97%) Windows Engineer
9 3 (4.48%) 2nd Line Support
9 3 (4.48%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
9 3 (4.48%) Consultant
9 3 (4.48%) Microsoft Consultant
9 3 (4.48%) Support Engineer
9 3 (4.48%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (19.40%) JSON
2 9 (13.43%) OAuth
2 9 (13.43%) SAML
2 9 (13.43%) Web Services
3 6 (8.96%) REST
3 6 (8.96%) SOAP
4 4 (5.97%) XML
5 3 (4.48%) .NET
5 3 (4.48%) LDAP
5 3 (4.48%) RESTful
6 2 (2.99%) Ajax
6 2 (2.99%) CSS
6 2 (2.99%) EJB
6 2 (2.99%) EJB 3.0
6 2 (2.99%) HTML
6 2 (2.99%) Java EE
6 2 (2.99%) JPA
6 2 (2.99%) jQuery
6 2 (2.99%) JSP
6 2 (2.99%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 18 (26.87%) Data Centre
2 12 (17.91%) Public Cloud
3 10 (14.93%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (10.45%) PKI
5 3 (4.48%) Management Information System
5 3 (4.48%) Private Cloud
6 2 (2.99%) DataPower
6 2 (2.99%) e-Health
6 2 (2.99%) User Experience
7 1 (1.49%) Mainframe
7 1 (1.49%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.49%) PACS
7 1 (1.49%) Smartphone
7 1 (1.49%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 26 (38.81%) Windows
2 11 (16.42%) Windows Server 2012
3 9 (13.43%) Windows Server
4 7 (10.45%) Windows 10
4 7 (10.45%) Windows Server 2016
5 5 (7.46%) Linux
6 4 (5.97%) Windows Server 2019
7 3 (4.48%) AIX
7 3 (4.48%) Solaris
8 2 (2.99%) Unix
9 1 (1.49%) Android
9 1 (1.49%) Apple iOS
9 1 (1.49%) Check Point GAiA
9 1 (1.49%) Windows 7
9 1 (1.49%) Windows 8
9 1 (1.49%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (28.36%) Change Management
2 14 (20.90%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (17.91%) Capacity Planning
3 12 (17.91%) Network Design
4 11 (16.42%) Problem-Solving
5 10 (14.93%) ITIL
6 9 (13.43%) OWASP
7 8 (11.94%) Kalman Filter
7 8 (11.94%) Service Delivery
8 7 (10.45%) SOA
8 7 (10.45%) Task Automation
9 5 (7.46%) DevOps
9 5 (7.46%) Mentoring
10 4 (5.97%) Analytics
10 4 (5.97%) Antivirus Management
10 4 (5.97%) Capacity Management
10 4 (5.97%) Patch Management
10 4 (5.97%) Scrum
10 4 (5.97%) SDLC
10 4 (5.97%) Security Patching
Programming Languages
1 20 (29.85%) SQL
2 15 (22.39%) Python
3 12 (17.91%) Java
4 5 (7.46%) JavaScript
4 5 (7.46%) PowerShell
5 4 (5.97%) Perl
6 2 (2.99%) Go
6 2 (2.99%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.49%) C#
7 1 (1.49%) COBOL
7 1 (1.49%) Groovy
7 1 (1.49%) JCL
7 1 (1.49%) Natural
7 1 (1.49%) Ruby
7 1 (1.49%) Scala
7 1 (1.49%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 28 (41.79%) Security Cleared
2 20 (29.85%) SC Cleared
3 4 (5.97%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (5.97%) Degree
4 3 (4.48%) DV Cleared
4 3 (4.48%) HNC
4 3 (4.48%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (2.99%) CCNP
6 1 (1.49%) ACCA
6 1 (1.49%) CIMA
6 1 (1.49%) CISM
6 1 (1.49%) CISSP
6 1 (1.49%) ISTQB
6 1 (1.49%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (1.49%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.97%) SLA
2 2 (2.99%) COBIT
3 1 (1.49%) QA
System Software
1 20 (29.85%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (17.91%) Active Directory
2 12 (17.91%) VMware NSX
3 9 (13.43%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (5.97%) vSphere
5 1 (1.49%) BitLocker
5 1 (1.49%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 15 (22.39%) Ansible
2 13 (19.40%) FortiGate
3 12 (17.91%) Terraform
4 10 (14.93%) Nessus
4 10 (14.93%) vRealize
5 6 (8.96%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 5 (7.46%) SCCM
7 4 (5.97%) vCenter Server
8 3 (4.48%) Puppet
9 2 (2.99%) CA Service Virtualization
9 2 (2.99%) CA Single Sign-On
9 2 (2.99%) CA Spectrum
9 2 (2.99%) Single Sign-On
10 1 (1.49%) CA Endevor
10 1 (1.49%) CA Wily
10 1 (1.49%) Microsoft Intune
10 1 (1.49%) Nagios
10 1 (1.49%) Netcool
10 1 (1.49%) OpenView
10 1 (1.49%) SCOM
Vendors
1 25 (37.31%) Microsoft
2 23 (34.33%) VMware
3 21 (31.34%) Cisco
4 12 (17.91%) Fortinet
4 12 (17.91%) SolarWinds
5 10 (14.93%) IBM
6 9 (13.43%) Oracle
7 8 (11.94%) Blue Coat
7 8 (11.94%) ServiceNow
8 6 (8.96%) LogRhythm
8 6 (8.96%) McAfee
8 6 (8.96%) Tripwire
9 5 (7.46%) Citrix
9 5 (7.46%) F5
10 4 (5.97%) HP
11 3 (4.48%) CheckPoint
11 3 (4.48%) Delphix
11 3 (4.48%) Informatica
11 3 (4.48%) Nimsoft
11 3 (4.48%) Sybase