Period
to 8 August 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for CCA qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 8 August 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Citrix Certified Administrator (CCA)
UK
6 months to
8 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 738 1001 1063
Rank change year-on-year +263 +62 -107
Permanent jobs citing CCA 38 110 124
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.058% 0.077% 0.073%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.26% 0.32% 0.31%
Number of salaries quoted 34 99 85
Median annual salary £45,000 £52,500 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.29% +20.69% -3.33%
10th Percentile £30,425 £36,250 £32,121
90th Percentile £74,500 £65,500 £67,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £37,500 £48,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year -21.88% +14.29% -1.18%

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 permanent job vacancies with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
UK
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 14,358 34,254 40,541
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 22.08% 23.99% 23.73%
Number of salaries quoted 10,380 24,851 30,119
Median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +11.11%
10th Percentile £30,000 £26,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £85,000 £82,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

CCA
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for CCA in the UK

CCA
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for CCA in the UK

CCA
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing CCA over the 6 months to 8 August 2020.

Salary histogram for CCA in the UK

CCA
Top 12 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CCA within the UK over the 6 months to 8 August 2020. 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 +247 38 £45,000 -14.29% 4
UK excluding London +221 22 £37,500 -21.88% 3
London +206 15 £62,000 +18.10% 1
North of England +167 8 £32,000 -39.05%
South East +178 7 £45,000 -18.18%
North East - 6 £25,000 -
South West +83 5 £37,500 -20.21%
Midlands +103 2 £25,500 -35.03% 2
West Midlands +92 2 £25,500 -53.21% 2
Work from Home +65 2 £62,500 +19.05% 3
North West +124 1 £32,000 -33.33%
Yorkshire +114 1 £37,500 -28.57%

For the 6 months to 8 August 2020, IT jobs citing CCA 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 CCA.

1 27 (71.05%) Microsoft
1 27 (71.05%) Citrix Certification
2 26 (68.42%) Cisco Certification
2 26 (68.42%) CCNA
2 26 (68.42%) Citrix
3 21 (55.26%) Windows
4 20 (52.63%) Cisco
4 20 (52.63%) Microsoft Certification
5 18 (47.37%) VMware
6 17 (44.74%) Active Directory
6 17 (44.74%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 14 (36.84%) Azure
8 13 (34.21%) AWS
8 13 (34.21%) PowerShell
9 12 (31.58%) Office 365
9 12 (31.58%) Windows Server 2012
10 10 (26.32%) CCNP
10 10 (26.32%) MCSE
10 10 (26.32%) SQL Server
11 9 (23.68%) VMware Infrastructure
11 9 (23.68%) Infrastructure Engineering
12 8 (21.05%) Performance Tuning
12 8 (21.05%) Windows Server
12 8 (21.05%) SAN
13 7 (18.42%) Microsoft App-V
13 7 (18.42%) MCSA
13 7 (18.42%) XenApp
13 7 (18.42%) XenDesktop
13 7 (18.42%) Meraki
13 7 (18.42%) Windows Server 2016

CCA
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 4 (10.53%) CMS
1 4 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2010
1 4 (10.53%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (2.63%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (2.63%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 4 (10.53%) SAP CO
1 4 (10.53%) SAP FI
1 4 (10.53%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (2.63%) Infor M3
2 1 (2.63%) SAP FSCM
Cloud Services
1 14 (36.84%) Azure
2 13 (34.21%) AWS
3 12 (31.58%) Office 365
4 2 (5.26%) SaaS
5 1 (2.63%) IaaS
5 1 (2.63%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 8 (21.05%) SAN
2 6 (15.79%) DNS
2 6 (15.79%) NetScaler
3 5 (13.16%) DHCP
4 4 (10.53%) Cisco IPT
4 4 (10.53%) H.323
4 4 (10.53%) ISDN
4 4 (10.53%) LAN
4 4 (10.53%) MPLS
4 4 (10.53%) Skype
4 4 (10.53%) WAN
5 1 (2.63%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (26.32%) SQL Server
2 3 (7.89%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (7.89%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (5.26%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
3 2 (5.26%) SAP HANA
4 1 (2.63%) Big Data
4 1 (2.63%) Data Mining
4 1 (2.63%) MySQL
4 1 (2.63%) Power BI
4 1 (2.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (2.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 4 (10.53%) Finance
1 4 (10.53%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.63%) General Ledger
2 1 (2.63%) Law
2 1 (2.63%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 12 (31.58%) Administrator
2 8 (21.05%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 7 (18.42%) 3rd Line Support
3 7 (18.42%) IT Support
3 7 (18.42%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 6 (15.79%) Citrix Administrator
4 6 (15.79%) Systems Administrator
5 5 (13.16%) Technical Administrator
6 4 (10.53%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 4 (10.53%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 4 (10.53%) Cisco Engineer
6 4 (10.53%) IT Engineer
6 4 (10.53%) IT Support Engineer
6 4 (10.53%) Support Engineer
7 3 (7.89%) Citrix Support Engineer
7 3 (7.89%) Citrix Systems Engineer
7 3 (7.89%) Consultant
7 3 (7.89%) IT Systems Administrator
7 3 (7.89%) Operations Support Engineer
7 3 (7.89%) Systems Support
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.16%) Driving Licence
1 5 (13.16%) Enterprise Storage
2 4 (10.53%) Data Centre
3 3 (7.89%) Fat Client
3 3 (7.89%) Thin Client
4 1 (2.63%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 21 (55.26%) Windows
2 12 (31.58%) Windows Server 2012
3 8 (21.05%) Windows Server
4 7 (18.42%) Windows Server 2016
5 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (23.68%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 8 (21.05%) Performance Tuning
3 6 (15.79%) Desktop Virtualisation
4 5 (13.16%) Capacity Management
4 5 (13.16%) CRM
4 5 (13.16%) Mentoring
4 5 (13.16%) Migration
4 5 (13.16%) Proactive Maintenance
4 5 (13.16%) Service Management
5 4 (10.53%) Data Management
5 4 (10.53%) ITIL
5 4 (10.53%) Presales
5 4 (10.53%) Problem Management
5 4 (10.53%) Service Design
6 3 (7.89%) Business Continuity
6 3 (7.89%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (7.89%) Computer Science
6 3 (7.89%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (7.89%) Problem-Solving
6 3 (7.89%) Server Hardening
Programming Languages
1 13 (34.21%) PowerShell
2 4 (10.53%) SQL
3 2 (5.26%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 27 (71.05%) Citrix Certification
2 26 (68.42%) CCNA
2 26 (68.42%) Cisco Certification
3 20 (52.63%) Microsoft Certification
4 17 (44.74%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 10 (26.32%) CCNP
5 10 (26.32%) MCSE
6 7 (18.42%) MCSA
7 5 (13.16%) MCITP
7 5 (13.16%) VCP5
8 4 (10.53%) Degree
9 1 (2.63%) HNC
9 1 (2.63%) HND
9 1 (2.63%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.26%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (44.74%) Active Directory
2 9 (23.68%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (18.42%) Microsoft App-V
3 7 (18.42%) XenApp
3 7 (18.42%) XenDesktop
4 6 (15.79%) Hyper-V
4 6 (15.79%) Terminal Server
5 1 (2.63%) Citrix Hypervisor
5 1 (2.63%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (15.79%) SCCM
2 4 (10.53%) Cisco CUCM
3 3 (7.89%) SCOM
4 1 (2.63%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 27 (71.05%) Microsoft
2 26 (68.42%) Citrix
3 20 (52.63%) Cisco
4 18 (47.37%) VMware
5 7 (18.42%) Meraki
6 4 (10.53%) GENBAND
6 4 (10.53%) Polycom
6 4 (10.53%) SAP
6 4 (10.53%) Sonus
7 3 (7.89%) EMC
8 2 (5.26%) Veeam
9 1 (2.63%) Dell
9 1 (2.63%) EqualLogic
9 1 (2.63%) ServiceNow