Period
to 21 February 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 21 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Citrix Certified Administrator (CCA)
UK
6 months to
21 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 943 967 877
Rank change year-on-year +24 -90 -200
Permanent jobs citing CCA 245 220 410
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.14% 0.13% 0.20%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.59% 0.49% 0.71%
Number of salaries quoted 205 188 373
UK median annual salary £40,500 £50,000 £44,261
Median salary % change year-on-year -19.00% +12.97% -1.64%
10th Percentile £35,000 £33,625 £31,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -11.11% +12.50% -3.61%

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 41,729 44,688 57,653
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 23.67% 25.41% 27.68%
Number of salaries quoted 32,367 35,383 45,949
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £76,250 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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 21 February 2018.

Salary histogram for CCA in the UK

CCA
Top 15 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 21 February 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 +34 220 £42,500 -15.00% 21
UK excluding London -27 140 £40,000 -11.11% 17
London +58 97 £50,000 -16.67% 5
South East +2 42 £40,000 -20.00% 1
Midlands +32 28 £40,000 +100.00% 3
West Midlands +5 23 £40,000 +100.00% 1
North of England -17 21 £42,500 +7.59% 9
South West +10 16 £37,500 -42.31% 1
Wales +8 16 £40,000 -
East of England -27 15 £65,000 +57.58% 2
North West -7 14 £38,000 -10.59% 6
Yorkshire -6 7 £50,000 +33.33% 3
East Midlands - 5 £36,500 - 2
Channel Islands - 1 £65,000 -
Northern Ireland - 1 £26,500 -

For the 6 months to 21 February 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.

1 224 (91.43%) Citrix Certification
2 208 (84.90%) Citrix
3 199 (81.22%) VMware
4 188 (76.73%) Microsoft
5 186 (75.92%) Windows
6 185 (75.51%) Microsoft Certification
7 144 (58.78%) VMware Infrastructure
8 142 (57.96%) XenApp
9 135 (55.10%) MCSE
10 123 (50.20%) Active Directory
11 120 (48.98%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 105 (42.86%) Windows Server 2012
13 102 (41.63%) Hyper-V
14 97 (39.59%) SAN
15 89 (36.33%) Office 365
16 80 (32.65%) MS Exchange
17 76 (31.02%) Windows Server
18 72 (29.39%) ITIL
19 67 (27.35%) Cisco Certification
19 67 (27.35%) Cisco
20 64 (26.12%) XenDesktop
21 62 (25.31%) CCNA
21 62 (25.31%) MCSA
22 60 (24.49%) Finance
23 52 (21.22%) SCCM
24 43 (17.55%) Windows Server 2008
25 42 (17.14%) Firewall
26 41 (16.73%) Exchange Server 2010
27 39 (15.92%) NetScaler
28 38 (15.51%) LAN

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 80 (32.65%) MS Exchange
2 41 (16.73%) Exchange Server 2010
3 36 (14.69%) Exchange Server 2013
4 26 (10.61%) Skype for Business
5 19 (7.76%) IIS
6 11 (4.49%) SharePoint
7 6 (2.45%) Exchange Server 2003
8 3 (1.22%) Tomcat
9 2 (0.82%) Apache
9 2 (0.82%) Exchange Server 2007
9 2 (0.82%) nginx
Applications
1 26 (10.61%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 19 (7.76%) SAP CO
1 19 (7.76%) SAP FI
1 19 (7.76%) SAP FI/CO
2 11 (4.49%) SAP S/4HANA
3 2 (0.82%) SAP BPC
3 2 (0.82%) SAP FSCM
4 1 (0.41%) SAP FI-AP
4 1 (0.41%) SAP FI-AR
4 1 (0.41%) SAP MM
4 1 (0.41%) SAP PS
4 1 (0.41%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 89 (36.33%) Office 365
2 37 (15.10%) Microsoft Azure
3 17 (6.94%) Amazon AWS
4 15 (6.12%) IaaS
5 6 (2.45%) Mimecast
6 5 (2.04%) Azure Active Directory
7 3 (1.22%) SaaS
8 2 (0.82%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.41%) OpenDNS
Communications & Networking
1 97 (39.59%) SAN
2 42 (17.14%) Firewall
3 39 (15.92%) NetScaler
4 38 (15.51%) LAN
5 35 (14.29%) WAN
6 27 (11.02%) DNS
7 25 (10.20%) DHCP
8 22 (8.98%) VoIP
9 21 (8.57%) TCP/IP
10 19 (7.76%) Skype
11 14 (5.71%) Internet
11 14 (5.71%) NAS
12 12 (4.90%) Ethernet
13 10 (4.08%) VPN
14 9 (3.67%) Cisco Nexus
15 8 (3.27%) iSCSI
15 8 (3.27%) Remote Desktop
15 8 (3.27%) Wireshark
16 7 (2.86%) FTP
17 6 (2.45%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (13.47%) SQL Server
2 12 (4.90%) SQL Server 2012
3 7 (2.86%) SQL Server 2005
4 5 (2.04%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (2.04%) SQL Server 2014
5 2 (0.82%) SAP HANA
6 1 (0.41%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (0.41%) MySQL
General
1 60 (24.49%) Finance
2 21 (8.57%) Banking
3 17 (6.94%) Manufacturing
4 15 (6.12%) Investment Banking
4 15 (6.12%) Retail Banking
5 8 (3.27%) Back Office
6 7 (2.86%) General Ledger
7 6 (2.45%) Retail
8 5 (2.04%) Law
8 5 (2.04%) Telecoms
9 4 (1.63%) Automotive
9 4 (1.63%) Electronics
9 4 (1.63%) Legal
9 4 (1.63%) Marketing
10 1 (0.41%) Advertising
10 1 (0.41%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.41%) Avionics
10 1 (0.41%) Games
10 1 (0.41%) Military
Job Titles
1 65 (26.53%) Consultant
2 64 (26.12%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 49 (20.00%) Infrastructure Consultant
4 34 (13.88%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 27 (11.02%) Support Engineer
6 23 (9.39%) Citrix Engineer
7 21 (8.57%) IT Engineer
8 20 (8.16%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
8 20 (8.16%) 3rd Line Support
9 19 (7.76%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
10 18 (7.35%) VMware Engineer
11 14 (5.71%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
12 12 (4.90%) Head of Support
12 12 (4.90%) Systems Engineer
13 11 (4.49%) Administrator
13 11 (4.49%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
13 11 (4.49%) IT Support
13 11 (4.49%) SAP Consultant
14 10 (4.08%) Architect
14 10 (4.08%) Senior IT Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.22%) XMPP
2 2 (0.82%) SAP CO-PA
2 2 (0.82%) SAP PI
3 1 (0.41%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 17 (6.94%) Driving Licence
2 16 (6.53%) User Experience
3 15 (6.12%) Blackberry
3 15 (6.12%) Data Centre
4 13 (5.31%) Fat Client
4 13 (5.31%) Thin Client
5 12 (4.90%) Enterprise Storage
6 11 (4.49%) Computer Science
7 6 (2.45%) Analytical Skills
8 5 (2.04%) EMC VNX
8 5 (2.04%) Reinsurance
9 4 (1.63%) Data Protection Act
10 3 (1.22%) Clustering
10 3 (1.22%) DataPower
10 3 (1.22%) VxBlock/Vblock
11 1 (0.41%) Management Information System
11 1 (0.41%) PMI
11 1 (0.41%) Replication
11 1 (0.41%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 186 (75.92%) Windows
2 105 (42.86%) Windows Server 2012
3 76 (31.02%) Windows Server
4 43 (17.55%) Windows Server 2008
5 29 (11.84%) Windows 7
6 27 (11.02%) Linux
7 25 (10.20%) Windows 10
8 22 (8.98%) Windows Server 2003
9 17 (6.94%) Mac OS X
10 15 (6.12%) Android
10 15 (6.12%) Apple iOS
11 7 (2.86%) Debian
11 7 (2.86%) Windows 2000 Server
11 7 (2.86%) Windows XP
12 6 (2.45%) Unix
13 5 (2.04%) SUSE
14 2 (0.82%) Windows 8
15 1 (0.41%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (29.39%) ITIL
2 27 (11.02%) PRINCE2
3 21 (8.57%) Mentoring
4 16 (6.53%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (6.53%) Disaster Recovery
4 16 (6.53%) Service Management
5 15 (6.12%) Asset Management
5 15 (6.12%) Wealth Management
6 14 (5.71%) Migration
7 13 (5.31%) Patch Management
7 13 (5.31%) Presales
7 13 (5.31%) Time Management
8 11 (4.49%) Problem Management
8 11 (4.49%) Project Management
8 11 (4.49%) Stakeholder Management
9 10 (4.08%) ITIL V3
9 10 (4.08%) Service Delivery
10 9 (3.67%) Change Control
10 9 (3.67%) Desktop Virtualisation
11 8 (3.27%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 22 (8.98%) SQL
2 18 (7.35%) PowerShell
3 6 (2.45%) JavaScript
3 6 (2.45%) VBScript
4 2 (0.82%) C
5 1 (0.41%) Bash Shell
5 1 (0.41%) Perl
5 1 (0.41%) PHP
Qualifications
1 224 (91.43%) Citrix Certification
2 185 (75.51%) Microsoft Certification
3 135 (55.10%) MCSE
4 120 (48.98%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 67 (27.35%) Cisco Certification
6 62 (25.31%) CCNA
6 62 (25.31%) MCSA
7 34 (13.88%) MCITP
8 26 (10.61%) CCNP
9 15 (6.12%) Degree
9 15 (6.12%) VCP5
10 13 (5.31%) MCP
11 9 (3.67%) CCAA
12 7 (2.86%) CompTIA Security+
12 7 (2.86%) HP ASE
12 7 (2.86%) HPE ATP
12 7 (2.86%) Network+ Certification
13 6 (2.45%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 5 (2.04%) NCDA
14 5 (2.04%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (3.67%) SLA
2 5 (2.04%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.82%) QA
4 1 (0.41%) COSHH
4 1 (0.41%) Def Stans
4 1 (0.41%) DO-178B
4 1 (0.41%) DO-254
4 1 (0.41%) IEC 61508
4 1 (0.41%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 144 (58.78%) VMware Infrastructure
2 142 (57.96%) XenApp
3 123 (50.20%) Active Directory
4 102 (41.63%) Hyper-V
5 64 (26.12%) XenDesktop
6 24 (9.80%) vSphere
7 19 (7.76%) VMware ESXi
8 16 (6.53%) XenServer
9 13 (5.31%) Microsoft App-V
10 8 (3.27%) ISA Server
10 8 (3.27%) Terminal Server
11 7 (2.86%) Terminal Services
12 6 (2.45%) Virtual Servers
13 3 (1.22%) DFS Replication
13 3 (1.22%) VMware NSX
14 2 (0.82%) Citrix Presentation Server
15 1 (0.41%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 52 (21.22%) SCCM
2 15 (6.12%) AirWatch
2 15 (6.12%) EdgeSight
3 12 (4.90%) SCOM
4 8 (3.27%) Nagios
5 5 (2.04%) vCenter Server
6 4 (1.63%) Backup Exec
6 4 (1.63%) Norton AntiVirus
7 3 (1.22%) Cacti
7 3 (1.22%) Cisco CUCM
7 3 (1.22%) Cisco Prime
7 3 (1.22%) Microsoft Clustering
7 3 (1.22%) NetBackup
7 3 (1.22%) WSUS
8 1 (0.41%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 1 (0.41%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 208 (84.90%) Citrix
2 199 (81.22%) VMware
3 188 (76.73%) Microsoft
4 67 (27.35%) Cisco
5 26 (10.61%) NetApp
6 23 (9.39%) SAP
7 22 (8.98%) Ivanti
8 17 (6.94%) McAfee
9 15 (6.12%) Apple
9 15 (6.12%) ServiceNow
10 11 (4.49%) Sophos
11 9 (3.67%) CommVault
11 9 (3.67%) EMC
12 8 (3.27%) Avaya
12 8 (3.27%) Mitel
13 7 (2.86%) HP
13 7 (2.86%) Juniper
13 7 (2.86%) Meraki
13 7 (2.86%) Red Hat
14 6 (2.45%) AppDynamics