Period
to 19 August 2019

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 19 August 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Citrix Certified Administrator (CCA)
UK
6 months to
19 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 980 1061 937
Rank change year-on-year +81 -124 +10
Permanent jobs citing CCA 114 119 279
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.080% 0.070% 0.16%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.34% 0.30% 0.64%
Number of salaries quoted 96 81 140
UK median annual salary £52,500 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +23.53% - -
10th Percentile £36,250 £32,121 £29,425
90th Percentile £65,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £48,000 £41,000 £41,250
% change year-on-year +17.07% -0.61% -1.50%

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 33,781 40,102 43,612
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 23.82% 23.73% 24.61%
Number of salaries quoted 24,455 29,764 33,534
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.11% -
10th Percentile £26,662 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -

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 19 August 2019.

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 19 August 2019. 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 +90 113 £52,500 +23.53% 26
UK excluding London +75 87 £48,000 +17.07% 17
South West +17 32 £47,000 +21.29% 7
London +74 22 £52,500 -8.70% 11
East of England +79 20 £60,000 +42.86% 1
Midlands +47 17 £38,500 +32.76% 1
West Midlands +32 9 £60,000 -
North of England +29 9 £50,250 +25.63% 1
South East +4 9 £55,000 +37.50% 5
East Midlands +35 8 £38,500 +32.76% 1
Yorkshire -1 5 £52,500 +23.53%
North West +18 4 £48,000 +104.26%

For the 6 months to 19 August 2019, 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 89 (78.07%) Citrix Certification
2 82 (71.93%) Citrix
3 81 (71.05%) Windows
4 75 (65.79%) Active Directory
5 67 (58.77%) VMware
6 65 (57.02%) Office 365
7 62 (54.39%) VMware Infrastructure
8 57 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
9 56 (49.12%) XenApp
10 53 (46.49%) ITIL
11 52 (45.61%) SCCM
12 51 (44.74%) CCNA
12 51 (44.74%) Cisco Certification
13 49 (42.98%) XenDesktop
14 48 (42.11%) Hyper-V
15 47 (41.23%) Cisco
15 47 (41.23%) Infrastructure Engineering
16 43 (37.72%) PowerShell
17 42 (36.84%) Microsoft
18 41 (35.96%) DNS
18 41 (35.96%) Microsoft Certification
18 41 (35.96%) Finance
19 40 (35.09%) DHCP
20 38 (33.33%) Degree
21 37 (32.46%) NetScaler
22 36 (31.58%) SQL Server
23 35 (30.70%) PRINCE2
24 34 (29.82%) Skype
25 33 (28.95%) MCP
26 31 (27.19%) 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 29 (25.44%) SharePoint
2 27 (23.68%) Confluence
3 13 (11.40%) MS Exchange
4 7 (6.14%) Exchange Server 2007
4 7 (6.14%) Skype for Business
5 1 (0.88%) Apache Spark
5 1 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 3 (2.63%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 13 (11.40%) SAP CO
1 13 (11.40%) SAP FI
1 13 (11.40%) SAP FI/CO
2 8 (7.02%) SAP S/4HANA
3 4 (3.51%) SAP MM
3 4 (3.51%) SAP SD
4 1 (0.88%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.88%) SAP FSCM
4 1 (0.88%) SAP PSCD
Cloud Services
1 65 (57.02%) Office 365
2 57 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 27 (23.68%) Azure Stack
3 27 (23.68%) OneDrive
4 11 (9.65%) Azure Active Directory
5 2 (1.75%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (0.88%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.88%) Amazon EMR
6 1 (0.88%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.88%) Google App Engine
6 1 (0.88%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 41 (35.96%) DNS
2 40 (35.09%) DHCP
3 37 (32.46%) NetScaler
4 34 (29.82%) Skype
5 26 (22.81%) TCP/IP
6 15 (13.16%) SAN
7 5 (4.39%) Remote Desktop
8 4 (3.51%) Internet
9 3 (2.63%) LAN
9 3 (2.63%) WAN
10 2 (1.75%) Firewall
10 2 (1.75%) iSCSI
10 2 (1.75%) Kerberos
10 2 (1.75%) VPN
11 1 (0.88%) BGP
11 1 (0.88%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 1 (0.88%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (31.58%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.63%) SAP BW
3 1 (0.88%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (0.88%) Big Data
3 1 (0.88%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.88%) Hadoop
3 1 (0.88%) HBase
3 1 (0.88%) MongoDB
3 1 (0.88%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 27 (23.68%) JIRA
1 27 (23.68%) Visual Studio
2 26 (22.81%) TestRail
2 26 (22.81%) Zephyr
3 1 (0.88%) GoCD
3 1 (0.88%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.88%) RStudio
General
1 41 (35.96%) Finance
2 18 (15.79%) Public Sector
3 9 (7.89%) Telecoms
4 7 (6.14%) Manufacturing
5 6 (5.26%) General Ledger
6 5 (4.39%) Electronics
6 5 (4.39%) Marketing
7 3 (2.63%) Banking
8 1 (0.88%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.88%) Retail
Job Titles
1 46 (40.35%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 38 (33.33%) Citrix Engineer
3 21 (18.42%) Senior Citrix Engineer
4 19 (16.67%) Consultant
5 16 (14.04%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 15 (13.16%) Citrix Infrastructure Engineer
7 14 (12.28%) SAP Consultant
7 14 (12.28%) Systems Engineer
8 11 (9.65%) SAP FI Consultant
9 10 (8.77%) SAP CO Consultant
9 10 (8.77%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
10 9 (7.89%) Senior Systems Engineer
11 8 (7.02%) Architect
11 8 (7.02%) Citrix Systems Engineer
11 8 (7.02%) Cloud Engineer
12 7 (6.14%) Azure Engineer
12 7 (6.14%) Citrix Expert
12 7 (6.14%) Windows Engineer
13 6 (5.26%) VMware Engineer
14 5 (4.39%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (7.02%) Apache Flex
2 2 (1.75%) LDAP
3 1 (0.88%) Anaconda
3 1 (0.88%) Kafka
3 1 (0.88%) Node.js
3 1 (0.88%) OAuth
3 1 (0.88%) SAML
3 1 (0.88%) SAP Fiori
3 1 (0.88%) SAP PI
3 1 (0.88%) SAP XI
Miscellaneous
1 15 (13.16%) e-Learning
2 10 (8.77%) Mobile Computing
3 8 (7.02%) Data Centre
3 8 (7.02%) Management Information System
4 7 (6.14%) Virtual Team
5 2 (1.75%) Replication
5 2 (1.75%) User Experience
6 1 (0.88%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 81 (71.05%) Windows
2 31 (27.19%) Linux
2 31 (27.19%) Mac OS
3 30 (26.32%) Unix
4 24 (21.05%) Windows 10
5 20 (17.54%) Windows Server
6 9 (7.89%) Windows Server 2012
7 7 (6.14%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (2.63%) Windows 7
9 2 (1.75%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.88%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.88%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.88%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (46.49%) ITIL
2 47 (41.23%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 35 (30.70%) PRINCE2
4 29 (25.44%) CRM
5 28 (24.56%) Kanban
6 27 (23.68%) MODAF
6 27 (23.68%) Scrum
7 26 (22.81%) Agile Software Development
8 22 (19.30%) Service Management
9 21 (18.42%) Continuous Integration
10 19 (16.67%) Change Management
11 18 (15.79%) Project Management
12 13 (11.40%) Software Engineering
13 12 (10.53%) Mentoring
14 11 (9.65%) Incident Management
15 10 (8.77%) Disaster Recovery
16 9 (7.89%) Continuous Improvement
17 8 (7.02%) IT Strategy
17 8 (7.02%) Line Management
17 8 (7.02%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 43 (37.72%) PowerShell
2 30 (26.32%) Python
3 28 (24.56%) SQL
4 27 (23.68%) JavaScript
4 27 (23.68%) PHP
5 4 (3.51%) C
6 2 (1.75%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.88%) Java
Qualifications
1 89 (78.07%) Citrix Certification
2 51 (44.74%) CCNA
2 51 (44.74%) Cisco Certification
3 41 (35.96%) Microsoft Certification
4 38 (33.33%) Degree
5 33 (28.95%) MCP
6 29 (25.44%) RHCE
6 29 (25.44%) Security Cleared
7 28 (24.56%) MCSE
8 22 (19.30%) MCSA
9 14 (12.28%) CCNP
9 14 (12.28%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 10 (8.77%) DV Cleared
10 10 (8.77%) MCITP
11 9 (7.89%) CESG Certified Professional
12 7 (6.14%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 5 (4.39%) VCAP
14 3 (2.63%) CCAA
14 3 (2.63%) SC Cleared
15 2 (1.75%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (23.68%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 4 (3.51%) SLA
3 1 (0.88%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.88%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 75 (65.79%) Active Directory
2 62 (54.39%) VMware Infrastructure
3 56 (49.12%) XenApp
4 49 (42.98%) XenDesktop
5 48 (42.11%) Hyper-V
6 27 (23.68%) Microsoft App-V
7 16 (14.04%) Citrix Hypervisor
8 10 (8.77%) VMware ESXi
9 8 (7.02%) Virtual Desktop
10 7 (6.14%) BitLocker
10 7 (6.14%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 7 (6.14%) Virtual Servers
11 5 (4.39%) Terminal Services
12 4 (3.51%) vSphere
13 1 (0.88%) Docker
Systems Management
1 52 (45.61%) SCCM
2 27 (23.68%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 27 (23.68%) SCOM
2 27 (23.68%) SCOrch
3 8 (7.02%) Microsoft Intune
4 6 (5.26%) Norton AntiVirus
5 3 (2.63%) Jamf Pro
6 1 (0.88%) Ansible
6 1 (0.88%) Grafana
6 1 (0.88%) Kubernetes
6 1 (0.88%) Nagios
6 1 (0.88%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 82 (71.93%) Citrix
2 67 (58.77%) VMware
3 47 (41.23%) Cisco
4 42 (36.84%) Microsoft
5 29 (25.44%) Splunk
6 28 (24.56%) Atlassian
7 19 (16.67%) SAP
8 9 (7.89%) SolarWinds
9 8 (7.02%) NetApp
10 7 (6.14%) Altiris
10 7 (6.14%) Qualys
11 6 (5.26%) Symantec
12 5 (4.39%) Ivanti
13 3 (2.63%) Apple
13 3 (2.63%) EMC
14 2 (1.75%) Bloomberg
14 2 (1.75%) Charles River
14 2 (1.75%) HP
14 2 (1.75%) Reuters
15 1 (0.88%) SonicWALL