Period
to 20 August 2018

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 20 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Citrix Certified Administrator (CCA)
UK
6 months to
20 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1053 923 946
Rank change year-on-year -130 +23 -110
Permanent jobs citing CCA 119 279 342
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.070% 0.16% 0.17%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.30% 0.65% 0.64%
Number of salaries quoted 81 140 259
UK median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
10th Percentile £32,121 £29,425 £27,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £70,000 £64,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £41,000 £41,250 £41,877
% change year-on-year -0.61% -1.50% -1.47%

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 39,991 43,207 53,101
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 23.66% 24.56% 26.93%
Number of salaries quoted 29,739 33,197 42,890
UK median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% - -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £75,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%

CCA
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for CCA in the UK

CCA
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for CCA in the UK

CCA
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing CCA over the 6 months to 20 August 2018.

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 20 August 2018. 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 -114 119 £42,500 -10.53% 11
UK excluding London -25 74 £41,000 -0.61% 8
London -67 44 £57,500 +15.00% 3
South East -30 28 £40,000 -5.88% 3
East of England +22 22 £42,000 -23.64% 2
South West +3 14 £38,750 -16.22% 2
North of England +5 7 £40,000 - 1
Yorkshire +28 4 £42,500 +6.25%
Midlands +33 3 £29,000 +38.10%
North West +6 3 £23,500 -41.25% 1
West Midlands - 2 - -
East Midlands -5 1 £29,000 +38.10%

For the 6 months to 20 August 2018, 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 97 (81.51%) Citrix Certification
2 93 (78.15%) Citrix
3 82 (68.91%) Windows
4 72 (60.50%) VMware
5 61 (51.26%) Microsoft Certification
6 59 (49.58%) Microsoft
7 55 (46.22%) Active Directory
7 55 (46.22%) Windows Server
8 53 (44.54%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 44 (36.97%) Windows Server 2012
9 44 (36.97%) MCSE
10 39 (32.77%) Microsoft Azure
11 38 (31.93%) VMware Infrastructure
12 37 (31.09%) Windows Server 2008
12 37 (31.09%) XenApp
12 37 (31.09%) Office 365
13 36 (30.25%) Hyper-V
13 36 (30.25%) SAN
14 33 (27.73%) Infrastructure Engineering
15 31 (26.05%) NetScaler
16 30 (25.21%) Cisco
17 28 (23.53%) Finance
17 28 (23.53%) PowerShell
18 27 (22.69%) Amazon AWS
19 26 (21.85%) Cisco Certification
20 24 (20.17%) XenDesktop
21 22 (18.49%) XenServer
21 22 (18.49%) SCCM
21 22 (18.49%) ITIL
22 21 (17.65%) Linux

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 19 (15.97%) MS Exchange
2 7 (5.88%) Skype for Business
3 4 (3.36%) Exchange Server 2003
4 3 (2.52%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (2.52%) SharePoint
5 2 (1.68%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (1.68%) Site Server
Applications
1 8 (6.72%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.84%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.84%) QuarkXPress
Business Applications
1 11 (9.24%) SAP CO
1 11 (9.24%) SAP FI
2 10 (8.40%) SAP FI/CO
3 4 (3.36%) SAP BPC
4 1 (0.84%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.84%) SAP S/4HANA
4 1 (0.84%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 39 (32.77%) Microsoft Azure
2 37 (31.09%) Office 365
3 27 (22.69%) Amazon AWS
4 16 (13.45%) SaaS
5 6 (5.04%) IaaS
6 2 (1.68%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (0.84%) Adobe Creative Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 36 (30.25%) SAN
2 31 (26.05%) NetScaler
3 19 (15.97%) DNS
3 19 (15.97%) Firewall
4 18 (15.13%) DHCP
4 18 (15.13%) VPN
5 15 (12.61%) Wireshark
6 12 (10.08%) Cisco ASA
7 11 (9.24%) Ethernet
7 11 (9.24%) IPsec
7 11 (9.24%) IPv4
8 10 (8.40%) 802.11
8 10 (8.40%) BGP
8 10 (8.40%) Cisco Nexus
8 10 (8.40%) HSRP
8 10 (8.40%) IPv6
8 10 (8.40%) MPLS
8 10 (8.40%) OSPF
8 10 (8.40%) Unified Communications
8 10 (8.40%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (10.08%) SQL Server
2 5 (4.20%) SAP BW
2 5 (4.20%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (3.36%) Amazon RDS
4 3 (2.52%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (1.68%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
6 1 (0.84%) FileMaker
6 1 (0.84%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 5 (4.20%) MSI
2 1 (0.84%) AutoIt
General
1 28 (23.53%) Finance
2 7 (5.88%) Marketing
3 6 (5.04%) Advertising
4 5 (4.20%) Legal
5 4 (3.36%) General Ledger
5 4 (3.36%) Retail
6 3 (2.52%) Automotive
6 3 (2.52%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.68%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.84%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.84%) Games
8 1 (0.84%) Law
8 1 (0.84%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 19 (15.97%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 14 (11.76%) Consultant
2 14 (11.76%) Support Engineer
3 11 (9.24%) Citrix Engineer
4 10 (8.40%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 10 (8.40%) Network Engineer
5 9 (7.56%) Wintel Engineer
6 8 (6.72%) 3rd Line Support
7 7 (5.88%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 7 (5.88%) IT Engineer
7 7 (5.88%) Windows Engineer
8 6 (5.04%) Technical Support
9 5 (4.20%) Analyst
9 5 (4.20%) Citrix Support
9 5 (4.20%) IT Support
9 5 (4.20%) Mac Engineer
9 5 (4.20%) Systems Engineer
9 5 (4.20%) Team Leader
9 5 (4.20%) Technical Engineer
9 5 (4.20%) Technical Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (8.40%) 802.1X
1 10 (8.40%) XMPP
2 5 (4.20%) Software Packaging
3 4 (3.36%) SAP PI
4 3 (2.52%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (8.40%) Computer Science
1 10 (8.40%) DataPower
1 10 (8.40%) VxBlock/Vblock
2 6 (5.04%) Self-Motivation
3 3 (2.52%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (2.52%) Enterprise Storage
3 3 (2.52%) Fat Client
3 3 (2.52%) Fintech
3 3 (2.52%) Thin Client
3 3 (2.52%) User Experience
4 2 (1.68%) Credit Risk
4 2 (1.68%) Driving Licence
4 2 (1.68%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.68%) Private Cloud
4 2 (1.68%) Public Cloud
5 1 (0.84%) Analytical Mindset
5 1 (0.84%) Clustering
5 1 (0.84%) Replication
5 1 (0.84%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 82 (68.91%) Windows
2 55 (46.22%) Windows Server
3 44 (36.97%) Windows Server 2012
4 37 (31.09%) Windows Server 2008
5 21 (17.65%) Linux
6 14 (11.76%) Windows Server 2003
7 12 (10.08%) Windows 10
8 10 (8.40%) Windows 7
9 8 (6.72%) Windows XP
10 5 (4.20%) Mac OS X
11 4 (3.36%) Mac OS
12 3 (2.52%) Windows 2000 Server
13 2 (1.68%) Windows 8
14 1 (0.84%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (27.73%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 22 (18.49%) ITIL
3 19 (15.97%) Problem-Solving
4 18 (15.13%) Service Delivery
5 14 (11.76%) Change Management
5 14 (11.76%) DevOps
6 13 (10.92%) Load Balancing
7 12 (10.08%) Capacity Planning
8 11 (9.24%) Root Cause Analysis
9 10 (8.40%) Systems Analysis
10 7 (5.88%) Customer Requirements
11 6 (5.04%) Mentoring
11 6 (5.04%) Time Management
12 5 (4.20%) Migration
12 5 (4.20%) Stakeholder Management
13 4 (3.36%) Accounts Payable
13 4 (3.36%) Data Modelling
13 4 (3.36%) Patch Management
13 4 (3.36%) PRINCE2
13 4 (3.36%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 28 (23.53%) PowerShell
2 5 (4.20%) SQL
3 4 (3.36%) Bash Shell
3 4 (3.36%) Perl
4 2 (1.68%) Python
4 2 (1.68%) Shell Script
5 1 (0.84%) C#
5 1 (0.84%) VB
Qualifications
1 97 (81.51%) Citrix Certification
2 61 (51.26%) Microsoft Certification
3 53 (44.54%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 44 (36.97%) MCSE
5 26 (21.85%) Cisco Certification
6 19 (15.97%) CCNP
7 18 (15.13%) MCSA
8 16 (13.45%) CCNA
9 14 (11.76%) MCITP
10 11 (9.24%) Degree
11 10 (8.40%) CCIE
11 10 (8.40%) Computer Science Degree
12 7 (5.88%) VCP5
13 5 (4.20%) CCAA
13 5 (4.20%) MCP
14 4 (3.36%) CCEA
14 4 (3.36%) Security Cleared
15 3 (2.52%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
15 3 (2.52%) VCAP
16 2 (1.68%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (16.81%) SLA
2 2 (1.68%) COBIT
3 1 (0.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.84%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.84%) QA
System Software
1 55 (46.22%) Active Directory
2 38 (31.93%) VMware Infrastructure
3 37 (31.09%) XenApp
4 36 (30.25%) Hyper-V
5 24 (20.17%) XenDesktop
6 22 (18.49%) XenServer
7 19 (15.97%) Microsoft App-V
8 10 (8.40%) VMware ESXi
8 10 (8.40%) VMware NSX
8 10 (8.40%) vSphere
9 9 (7.56%) Terminal Services
10 5 (4.20%) Virtual Servers
11 2 (1.68%) Virtual Desktop
11 2 (1.68%) Xen
12 1 (0.84%) DFS Replication
12 1 (0.84%) NFS
Systems Management
1 22 (18.49%) SCCM
2 16 (13.45%) SCOM
3 14 (11.76%) NetBackup
4 10 (8.40%) Cacti
4 10 (8.40%) Cisco CUCM
5 8 (6.72%) EdgeSight
6 5 (4.20%) Jamf Pro
7 4 (3.36%) Norton AntiVirus
8 3 (2.52%) WSUS
9 2 (1.68%) Backup Exec
9 2 (1.68%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
10 1 (0.84%) AirWatch
10 1 (0.84%) FortiGate
10 1 (0.84%) McAfee ePO
10 1 (0.84%) Microsoft Intune
10 1 (0.84%) Nagios
10 1 (0.84%) PowerCLI
10 1 (0.84%) Simpana
10 1 (0.84%) Tivoli
10 1 (0.84%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 93 (78.15%) Citrix
2 72 (60.50%) VMware
3 59 (49.58%) Microsoft
4 30 (25.21%) Cisco
5 18 (15.13%) Ivanti
5 18 (15.13%) NetApp
6 17 (14.29%) HP
7 12 (10.08%) Juniper
7 12 (10.08%) Palo Alto
8 11 (9.24%) IBM
8 11 (9.24%) SAP
8 11 (9.24%) SolarWinds
9 10 (8.40%) Salesforce.com
10 7 (5.88%) CommVault
11 5 (4.20%) Sophos
12 4 (3.36%) Symantec
13 3 (2.52%) Apple
13 3 (2.52%) McAfee
13 3 (2.52%) Mitel
13 3 (2.52%) Wyse