Period
to 22 January 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 22 January 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Citrix Certified Administrator (CCA)
UK
6 months to
22 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 923 1010 914
Rank change year-on-year +87 -96 +68
Permanent jobs citing CCA 98 121 278
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.078% 0.080% 0.16%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.36% 0.33% 0.67%
Number of salaries quoted 72 84 213
UK median annual salary £45,000 £42,875 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.96% +7.19% -13.04%
10th Percentile £23,550 £33,250 £35,000
90th Percentile £62,250 £60,000 £68,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -11.11%

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 27,596 36,644 41,268
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 21.89% 24.13% 23.79%
Number of salaries quoted 20,419 26,787 32,057
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £78,750
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 22 January 2020.

Salary histogram for CCA in the UK

CCA
Top 13 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 22 January 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 +61 94 £45,000 +4.96% 10
UK excluding London +74 61 £42,500 - 12
London +91 34 £50,000 - 2
South West +27 23 £42,500 -7.61%
South East +7 16 £24,000 -43.53% 4
Midlands +21 11 £42,500 -1.73% 3
West Midlands +9 6 £57,250 +32.37% 2
East Midlands +20 5 £40,000 -5.88% 1
North of England +68 4 £43,750 +25.00% 1
East of England +61 4 £60,000 +60.00%
North West +43 3 £48,000 +64.10%
Wales - 3 £52,500 - 4
Yorkshire +38 1 £39,500 -21.00%

For the 6 months to 22 January 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 80 (81.63%) Citrix Certification
2 76 (77.55%) Citrix
3 75 (76.53%) Windows
4 70 (71.43%) Microsoft
5 66 (67.35%) Office 365
6 62 (63.27%) Active Directory
7 60 (61.22%) Microsoft Certification
8 56 (57.14%) VMware
9 52 (53.06%) XenApp
10 45 (45.92%) Azure
11 42 (42.86%) MCSE
12 41 (41.84%) XenDesktop
13 37 (37.76%) Cisco
13 37 (37.76%) Cisco Certification
13 37 (37.76%) Windows Server
14 35 (35.71%) CCNA
14 35 (35.71%) Hyper-V
15 34 (34.69%) VMware Infrastructure
15 34 (34.69%) Finance
16 29 (29.59%) ITIL
17 28 (28.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
18 27 (27.55%) DHCP
18 27 (27.55%) DNS
19 25 (25.51%) PowerShell
19 25 (25.51%) NetScaler
20 24 (24.49%) Windows Server 2012
20 24 (24.49%) MS Exchange
21 20 (20.41%) SCCM
22 19 (19.39%) Windows 10
22 19 (19.39%) Infrastructure Engineering

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 24 (24.49%) MS Exchange
2 18 (18.37%) SharePoint
3 17 (17.35%) Exchange Server 2007
4 14 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
5 11 (11.22%) Confluence
6 6 (6.12%) Exchange Server 2013
7 5 (5.10%) Skype for Business
8 2 (2.04%) IIS
9 1 (1.02%) Apache Spark
9 1 (1.02%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 7 (7.14%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 6 (6.12%) SAP CO
1 6 (6.12%) SAP FI
1 6 (6.12%) SAP FI/CO
2 4 (4.08%) SAP S/4HANA
3 1 (1.02%) Bankmaster
3 1 (1.02%) SAP ERP
3 1 (1.02%) SAP MM
3 1 (1.02%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 66 (67.35%) Office 365
2 45 (45.92%) Azure
3 17 (17.35%) AWS
3 17 (17.35%) OneDrive
4 11 (11.22%) Azure Stack
5 7 (7.14%) IaaS
6 5 (5.10%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (1.02%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 27 (27.55%) DHCP
1 27 (27.55%) DNS
2 25 (25.51%) NetScaler
3 18 (18.37%) SAN
4 17 (17.35%) Skype
5 12 (12.24%) WAN
6 10 (10.20%) Cisco ASA
7 8 (8.16%) Internet
8 7 (7.14%) Fibre Channel
8 7 (7.14%) VPN
9 6 (6.12%) iSCSI
9 6 (6.12%) LAN
9 6 (6.12%) MPLS
9 6 (6.12%) TCP/IP
10 5 (5.10%) Firewall
11 4 (4.08%) Cisco IOS
11 4 (4.08%) Cisco PIX
12 1 (1.02%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
12 1 (1.02%) Network Security
12 1 (1.02%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (15.31%) SQL Server
2 6 (6.12%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (1.02%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (1.02%) Big Data
3 1 (1.02%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.02%) Hadoop
3 1 (1.02%) HBase
3 1 (1.02%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.02%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 11 (11.22%) JIRA
1 11 (11.22%) Visual Studio
2 5 (5.10%) TestRail
2 5 (5.10%) Zephyr
3 1 (1.02%) GoCD
3 1 (1.02%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.02%) LSMW
3 1 (1.02%) RStudio
General
1 34 (34.69%) Finance
2 12 (12.24%) Manufacturing
2 12 (12.24%) Public Sector
2 12 (12.24%) Telecoms
3 10 (10.20%) Electronics
3 10 (10.20%) Marketing
4 4 (4.08%) General Ledger
5 2 (2.04%) Avionics
5 2 (2.04%) Military
5 2 (2.04%) Retail
6 1 (1.02%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 33 (33.67%) Consultant
2 17 (17.35%) Citrix Engineer
3 16 (16.33%) Infrastructure Consultant
3 16 (16.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 13 (13.27%) Citrix Consultant
5 12 (12.24%) Senior Citrix Engineer
6 8 (8.16%) 2nd Line Engineer
7 7 (7.14%) SAP Consultant
8 6 (6.12%) Azure Engineer
8 6 (6.12%) SAP CO Consultant
8 6 (6.12%) SAP FI Consultant
8 6 (6.12%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
9 5 (5.10%) Citrix Infrastructure Engineer
9 5 (5.10%) Office 365 Engineer
10 4 (4.08%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 4 (4.08%) Analyst
10 4 (4.08%) Cloud Engineer
10 4 (4.08%) Field Engineer
10 4 (4.08%) Server Engineer
10 4 (4.08%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.02%) Anaconda
1 1 (1.02%) Apache Flex
1 1 (1.02%) IDoc
1 1 (1.02%) Kafka
1 1 (1.02%) LDAP
1 1 (1.02%) Middleware
1 1 (1.02%) SAP XI
Miscellaneous
1 9 (9.18%) Management Information System
1 9 (9.18%) Virtual Team
2 6 (6.12%) Data Centre
3 3 (3.06%) e-Learning
3 3 (3.06%) Mobile Computing
4 2 (2.04%) Replication
5 1 (1.02%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.02%) Clustering
5 1 (1.02%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 75 (76.53%) Windows
2 37 (37.76%) Windows Server
3 24 (24.49%) Windows Server 2012
4 19 (19.39%) Windows 10
5 18 (18.37%) Windows Server 2008
6 13 (13.27%) Linux
7 11 (11.22%) Mac OS
7 11 (11.22%) Unix
8 4 (4.08%) Mac OS X
9 2 (2.04%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (29.59%) ITIL
2 19 (19.39%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 17 (17.35%) Service Management
4 15 (15.31%) PRINCE2
5 14 (14.29%) Project Management
6 13 (13.27%) Change Management
6 13 (13.27%) Server Virtualisation
7 12 (12.24%) CRM
7 12 (12.24%) Vulnerability Scanning
8 11 (11.22%) Kanban
8 11 (11.22%) MODAF
8 11 (11.22%) Scrum
9 10 (10.20%) Business Intelligence
9 10 (10.20%) Digital Marketing
9 10 (10.20%) Line Management
9 10 (10.20%) Programme Management
10 9 (9.18%) Disaster Recovery
10 9 (9.18%) Mentoring
10 9 (9.18%) Problem-Solving
11 8 (8.16%) Proactive Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (25.51%) PowerShell
2 18 (18.37%) SQL
3 13 (13.27%) Python
4 11 (11.22%) JavaScript
4 11 (11.22%) PHP
5 2 (2.04%) C
6 1 (1.02%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.02%) Java
6 1 (1.02%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 80 (81.63%) Citrix Certification
2 60 (61.22%) Microsoft Certification
3 42 (42.86%) MCSE
4 37 (37.76%) Cisco Certification
5 35 (35.71%) CCNA
6 28 (28.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 16 (16.33%) Degree
7 16 (16.33%) MCITP
8 15 (15.31%) Security Cleared
9 14 (14.29%) MCP
10 13 (13.27%) CCNP
11 11 (11.22%) MCSA
11 11 (11.22%) RHCE
12 8 (8.16%) SC Cleared
13 6 (6.12%) DV Cleared
13 6 (6.12%) ISTQB
14 4 (4.08%) CCEA
14 4 (4.08%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
15 2 (2.04%) CESG Certified Professional
15 2 (2.04%) Chartered Engineer
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (11.22%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 2 (2.04%) COSHH
2 2 (2.04%) Def Stans
2 2 (2.04%) DO-178B
2 2 (2.04%) DO-254
2 2 (2.04%) IEC 61508
3 1 (1.02%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.02%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 62 (63.27%) Active Directory
2 52 (53.06%) XenApp
3 41 (41.84%) XenDesktop
4 35 (35.71%) Hyper-V
5 34 (34.69%) VMware Infrastructure
6 13 (13.27%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 13 (13.27%) Virtual Servers
7 12 (12.24%) Microsoft App-V
8 7 (7.14%) vSphere
9 6 (6.12%) NFS
9 6 (6.12%) VMware ESXi
10 5 (5.10%) Citrix Hypervisor
10 5 (5.10%) Virtual Desktop
11 4 (4.08%) BitLocker
12 1 (1.02%) Docker
12 1 (1.02%) Forefront TMG
12 1 (1.02%) ISA Server
12 1 (1.02%) Terminal Server
12 1 (1.02%) UAG
12 1 (1.02%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 20 (20.41%) SCCM
2 13 (13.27%) XenMobile
3 12 (12.24%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 11 (11.22%) SCOM
4 11 (11.22%) SCOrch
5 9 (9.18%) Norton AntiVirus
6 5 (5.10%) Microsoft Intune
7 1 (1.02%) Ansible
7 1 (1.02%) Backup Exec
7 1 (1.02%) Grafana
7 1 (1.02%) Kubernetes
7 1 (1.02%) McAfee ePO
7 1 (1.02%) Microsoft Clustering
7 1 (1.02%) MIMEsweeper
7 1 (1.02%) vRealize
7 1 (1.02%) WSUS
Vendors
1 76 (77.55%) Citrix
2 70 (71.43%) Microsoft
3 56 (57.14%) VMware
4 37 (37.76%) Cisco
5 17 (17.35%) SAP
6 13 (13.27%) Splunk
7 12 (12.24%) Qualys
7 12 (12.24%) SolarWinds
8 9 (9.18%) Symantec
9 8 (8.16%) Asigra
9 8 (8.16%) Atlassian
10 7 (7.14%) Meraki
11 6 (6.12%) Aruba
11 6 (6.12%) Dell
11 6 (6.12%) HP
11 6 (6.12%) NetApp
11 6 (6.12%) ProCurve
12 4 (4.08%) Altiris
13 2 (2.04%) CA
14 1 (1.02%) Sophos