Period
to 21 November 2017

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 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Citrix Certified Administrator (CCA)
UK
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 864 1013 908
Rank change year-on-year +149 -105 -196
Permanent jobs citing CCA 347 230 401
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.19% 0.12% 0.18%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.80% 0.46% 0.67%
Number of salaries quoted 217 192 351
UK median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £44,261
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% -3.98% +4.14%
10th Percentile £31,250 £32,000 £31,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £59,750 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year -5.88% - +1.19%

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 43463 49497 59652
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 24.02% 26.20% 27.45%
Number of salaries quoted 33413 39737 47653
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +1.12%
10th Percentile £26,000 £26,250 £25,875
90th Percentile £77,500 £76,250 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year - +3.66% +2.50%

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 November 2017.

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 November 2017. 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 +119 322 £42,500 - 11
London +154 191 £47,500 -5.00% 3
UK excluding London +8 149 £40,000 -5.88% 9
South East +29 51 £40,000 -5.88% 4
North of England -1 25 £41,250 +3.13% 1
North West +2 20 £40,000 -5.88%
Midlands +45 18 £40,000 +24.03% 2
Wales +32 18 £40,000 -20.00% 1
East of England -13 18 £57,500 +31.43%
South West +22 17 £37,500 -16.67% 1
West Midlands +23 13 £40,000 +100.00% 2
East Midlands +41 5 £36,500 +10.61%
Yorkshire +7 5 £50,000 +33.33%
Channel Islands - 1 £65,000 -
Northern Ireland - 1 £26,500 -

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, IT jobs citing CCA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for CCA.

1 314 (90.49%) Citrix Certification
2 303 (87.32%) Citrix
3 278 (80.12%) VMware
4 271 (78.10%) Microsoft
5 270 (77.81%) Microsoft Certification
6 263 (75.79%) Windows
7 222 (63.98%) MCSE
7 222 (63.98%) XenApp
8 198 (57.06%) Active Directory
9 171 (49.28%) MS Exchange
10 160 (46.11%) XenDesktop
11 154 (44.38%) ITIL
12 139 (40.06%) VMware Infrastructure
13 134 (38.62%) Finance
14 133 (38.33%) SCCM
15 128 (36.89%) Exchange Server 2010
16 118 (34.01%) Microsoft Office
17 117 (33.72%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
18 115 (33.14%) Windows 7
19 109 (31.41%) Skype for Business
20 106 (30.55%) Apple
21 105 (30.26%) Mac OS X
21 105 (30.26%) McAfee
21 105 (30.26%) AppSense
22 104 (29.97%) SAN
22 104 (29.97%) Service Management
22 104 (29.97%) Skype
23 103 (29.68%) AirWatch
23 103 (29.68%) User Experience
23 103 (29.68%) Apple iOS

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
1 171 (49.28%) MS Exchange
2 128 (36.89%) Exchange Server 2010
3 109 (31.41%) Skype for Business
4 49 (14.12%) Exchange Server 2013
5 19 (5.48%) IIS
6 10 (2.88%) SharePoint
7 7 (2.02%) Exchange Server 2003
8 4 (1.15%) Tomcat
9 3 (0.86%) Apache
9 3 (0.86%) Exchange Server 2007
9 3 (0.86%) nginx
10 1 (0.29%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 118 (34.01%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 26 (7.49%) SAP CO
1 26 (7.49%) SAP FI
1 26 (7.49%) SAP FI/CO
2 14 (4.03%) SAP S/4HANA
3 7 (2.02%) SAP FI-AP
4 6 (1.73%) SAP FI-AR
4 6 (1.73%) SAP FSCM
4 6 (1.73%) SAP PS
5 4 (1.15%) SAP BPC
6 1 (0.29%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.29%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 102 (29.39%) IaaS
2 81 (23.34%) Office 365
3 32 (9.22%) Microsoft Azure
4 23 (6.63%) Amazon AWS
5 8 (2.31%) SaaS
6 6 (1.73%) Mimecast
7 3 (0.86%) Azure Active Directory
7 3 (0.86%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 104 (29.97%) SAN
1 104 (29.97%) Skype
2 41 (11.82%) NetScaler
3 39 (11.24%) Firewall
4 36 (10.37%) LAN
5 35 (10.09%) WAN
6 22 (6.34%) VoIP
7 20 (5.76%) DNS
8 19 (5.48%) TCP/IP
9 17 (4.90%) DHCP
9 17 (4.90%) VPN
10 14 (4.03%) Ethernet
10 14 (4.03%) NAS
11 13 (3.75%) Internet
12 11 (3.17%) Wireshark
13 10 (2.88%) Cisco ASA
14 9 (2.59%) Cisco Nexus
14 9 (2.59%) MPLS
15 8 (2.31%) Unified Communications
16 7 (2.02%) HSRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (11.24%) SQL Server
2 13 (3.75%) SQL Server 2012
3 6 (1.73%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (1.44%) Relational Database
4 5 (1.44%) SAP HANA
5 4 (1.15%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (0.58%) SQL Server 2014
7 1 (0.29%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (0.29%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (0.29%) Big Data
7 1 (0.29%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.29%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.29%) HBase
7 1 (0.29%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (0.58%) JIRA
General
1 134 (38.62%) Finance
2 103 (29.68%) Banking
3 102 (29.39%) Investment Banking
3 102 (29.39%) Retail Banking
4 19 (5.48%) Manufacturing
5 8 (2.31%) Back Office
6 7 (2.02%) Retail
7 5 (1.44%) Advertising
7 5 (1.44%) Automotive
7 5 (1.44%) General Ledger
8 2 (0.58%) Law
8 2 (0.58%) Legal
8 2 (0.58%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.29%) Electronics
9 1 (0.29%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 76 (21.90%) Consultant
2 62 (17.87%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 52 (14.99%) Head of Support
4 49 (14.12%) Infrastructure Consultant
5 27 (7.78%) Citrix Engineer
6 26 (7.49%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 23 (6.63%) Support Engineer
8 22 (6.34%) IT Support
9 19 (5.48%) IT Support Specialist
9 19 (5.48%) Support Specialist
10 18 (5.19%) IT Engineer
10 18 (5.19%) Senior Consultant
11 17 (4.90%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
11 17 (4.90%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
12 16 (4.61%) VMware Engineer
13 15 (4.32%) SAP Consultant
14 14 (4.03%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
15 13 (3.75%) Senior IT Engineer
15 13 (3.75%) Technical Consultant
16 12 (3.46%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (2.02%) XMPP
2 4 (1.15%) 802.1X
2 4 (1.15%) SAP CO-PA
3 3 (0.86%) Software Packaging
4 1 (0.29%) Kafka
4 1 (0.29%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 103 (29.68%) User Experience
2 102 (29.39%) Blackberry
3 18 (5.19%) Driving Licence
4 17 (4.90%) Computer Science
5 14 (4.03%) Data Centre
6 9 (2.59%) Fat Client
6 9 (2.59%) Thin Client
7 7 (2.02%) DataPower
7 7 (2.02%) VxBlock/Vblock
8 5 (1.44%) EMC VNX
8 5 (1.44%) Enterprise Storage
8 5 (1.44%) Reinsurance
9 4 (1.15%) Analytical Skills
9 4 (1.15%) Management Information System
10 1 (0.29%) Clustering
10 1 (0.29%) Data Protection Act
10 1 (0.29%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.29%) iPad
10 1 (0.29%) PMI
10 1 (0.29%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 263 (75.79%) Windows
2 115 (33.14%) Windows 7
3 105 (30.26%) Mac OS X
4 103 (29.68%) Android
4 103 (29.68%) Apple iOS
5 91 (26.22%) Windows Server 2012
6 67 (19.31%) Windows Server
7 38 (10.95%) Windows Server 2008
8 32 (9.22%) Linux
9 22 (6.34%) Windows Server 2003
10 21 (6.05%) Windows 10
11 10 (2.88%) Debian
12 8 (2.31%) Windows XP
13 7 (2.02%) Windows 2000 Server
14 6 (1.73%) Unix
15 3 (0.86%) SUSE
16 2 (0.58%) Windows 8
17 1 (0.29%) Mac OS
17 1 (0.29%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 154 (44.38%) ITIL
2 104 (29.97%) Service Management
3 102 (29.39%) Asset Management
3 102 (29.39%) Wealth Management
4 50 (14.41%) Problem Management
5 43 (12.39%) Knowledge Management
6 25 (7.20%) PRINCE2
7 20 (5.76%) Disaster Recovery
8 19 (5.48%) Agile Software Development
9 18 (5.19%) Migration
10 17 (4.90%) Mentoring
11 16 (4.61%) Presales
12 15 (4.32%) Continuous Improvement
13 14 (4.03%) Time Management
14 12 (3.46%) Change Control
15 11 (3.17%) Change Management
15 11 (3.17%) Service Delivery
16 10 (2.88%) Desktop Virtualisation
16 10 (2.88%) Patch Management
16 10 (2.88%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 28 (8.07%) SQL
2 16 (4.61%) PowerShell
3 6 (1.73%) JavaScript
3 6 (1.73%) VBScript
4 3 (0.86%) ABAP
4 3 (0.86%) Bash Shell
5 2 (0.58%) C
5 2 (0.58%) Python
6 1 (0.29%) AppleScript
6 1 (0.29%) Java
6 1 (0.29%) Perl
6 1 (0.29%) PHP
6 1 (0.29%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 314 (90.49%) Citrix Certification
2 270 (77.81%) Microsoft Certification
3 222 (63.98%) MCSE
4 117 (33.72%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 73 (21.04%) Cisco Certification
6 66 (19.02%) MCSA
7 64 (18.44%) CCNA
8 33 (9.51%) CCNP
9 26 (7.49%) Degree
10 18 (5.19%) MCITP
11 15 (4.32%) MCP
12 12 (3.46%) Computer Science Degree
13 10 (2.88%) CompTIA Security+
13 10 (2.88%) HP ASE
13 10 (2.88%) HPE ATP
13 10 (2.88%) Network+ Certification
13 10 (2.88%) Security+ Certification
13 10 (2.88%) VCP5
14 8 (2.31%) CCAA
14 8 (2.31%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (1.73%) SLA
2 5 (1.44%) PCI DSS
3 3 (0.86%) QA
4 1 (0.29%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 222 (63.98%) XenApp
2 198 (57.06%) Active Directory
3 160 (46.11%) XenDesktop
4 139 (40.06%) VMware Infrastructure
5 89 (25.65%) Hyper-V
6 24 (6.92%) vSphere
7 19 (5.48%) VMware ESXi
8 12 (3.46%) XenServer
9 8 (2.31%) ISA Server
9 8 (2.31%) Microsoft App-V
9 8 (2.31%) Terminal Server
10 7 (2.02%) Terminal Services
10 7 (2.02%) VMware NSX
11 5 (1.44%) MetaFrame
12 3 (0.86%) Virtual Servers
13 2 (0.58%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 2 (0.58%) DFS Replication
14 1 (0.29%) Virtual Desktop
14 1 (0.29%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 133 (38.33%) SCCM
2 103 (29.68%) AirWatch
3 11 (3.17%) EdgeSight
4 9 (2.59%) Nagios
4 9 (2.59%) SCOM
5 7 (2.02%) Cacti
5 7 (2.02%) Cisco CUCM
6 5 (1.44%) WSUS
7 4 (1.15%) Backup Exec
7 4 (1.15%) NetBackup
7 4 (1.15%) Norton AntiVirus
8 3 (0.86%) Cisco Prime
8 3 (0.86%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 3 (0.86%) SCDPM
9 2 (0.58%) SCVMM
9 2 (0.58%) vCenter Server
10 1 (0.29%) HP SIM
10 1 (0.29%) Jamf Pro
10 1 (0.29%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
10 1 (0.29%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 303 (87.32%) Citrix
2 278 (80.12%) VMware
3 271 (78.10%) Microsoft
4 106 (30.55%) Apple
5 105 (30.26%) AppSense
5 105 (30.26%) McAfee
6 102 (29.39%) ServiceNow
7 78 (22.48%) Cisco
8 27 (7.78%) NetApp
8 27 (7.78%) SAP
9 13 (3.75%) EMC
10 12 (3.46%) Juniper
11 10 (2.88%) IBM
11 10 (2.88%) Red Hat
12 9 (2.59%) Veeam
13 8 (2.31%) CommVault
13 8 (2.31%) HP
13 8 (2.31%) Mitel
13 8 (2.31%) Sophos
14 7 (2.02%) Salesforce.com