Period
to 21 October 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 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Citrix Certified Administrator (CCA)
UK
6 months to
21 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 877 977 900
Rank change year-on-year +100 -77 -142
Permanent jobs citing CCA 303 245 417
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.17% 0.13% 0.19%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.72% 0.49% 0.70%
Number of salaries quoted 166 204 352
UK median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,388 £31,025
90th Percentile £72,125 £59,625 £65,000
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 42146 50330 59989
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 24.21% 26.34% 27.38%
Number of salaries quoted 32367 40426 47857
UK median annual salary £46,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.33% - +2.27%
10th Percentile £26,000 £26,250 £25,750
90th Percentile £77,500 £76,250 £73,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +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 21 October 2017.

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 21 October 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 +107 291 £42,500 - 6
London +141 180 £46,750 -6.50% 2
UK excluding London -7 119 £40,000 -5.88% 5
South East +23 45 £40,000 -5.88% 2
North of England +1 22 £40,000 -5.88% 1
East of England -1 20 £55,000 +37.50%
North West -18 20 £41,250 -2.94% 1
South West +18 18 £37,500 -6.55%
Wales +27 9 £40,000 -20.00% 1
East Midlands +34 4 £36,500 +10.61%
Midlands +30 4 £36,500 +10.61% 1
Yorkshire +13 2 £32,000 -18.99%
Northern Ireland - 1 £26,500 -

For the 6 months to 21 October 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.

1 270 (89.11%) Citrix Certification
2 259 (85.48%) Citrix
3 230 (75.91%) Microsoft Certification
3 230 (75.91%) VMware
4 228 (75.25%) Microsoft
5 225 (74.26%) Windows
6 195 (64.36%) MCSE
7 191 (63.04%) Active Directory
8 189 (62.38%) XenApp
9 161 (53.14%) MS Exchange
10 154 (50.83%) XenDesktop
11 151 (49.83%) ITIL
12 134 (44.22%) Finance
13 130 (42.90%) SCCM
14 124 (40.92%) Exchange Server 2010
15 117 (38.61%) Microsoft Office
16 111 (36.63%) Windows 7
17 107 (35.31%) Apple
17 107 (35.31%) AppSense
18 105 (34.65%) Service Management
18 105 (34.65%) Skype for Business
19 104 (34.32%) McAfee
20 103 (33.99%) Mac OS X
20 103 (33.99%) Apple iOS
20 103 (33.99%) Android
20 103 (33.99%) User Experience
20 103 (33.99%) AirWatch
21 102 (33.66%) Skype
21 102 (33.66%) IaaS
21 102 (33.66%) ServiceNow

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
1 161 (53.14%) MS Exchange
2 124 (40.92%) Exchange Server 2010
3 105 (34.65%) Skype for Business
4 31 (10.23%) Exchange Server 2013
5 16 (5.28%) IIS
6 10 (3.30%) SharePoint
7 5 (1.65%) Exchange Server 2003
8 3 (0.99%) Exchange Server 2007
9 2 (0.66%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.33%) Apache
10 1 (0.33%) Apache Spark
10 1 (0.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 1 (0.33%) nginx
Applications
1 117 (38.61%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 26 (8.58%) SAP CO
1 26 (8.58%) SAP FI
1 26 (8.58%) SAP FI/CO
2 8 (2.64%) SAP S/4HANA
3 7 (2.31%) SAP FI-AP
4 6 (1.98%) SAP FI-AR
4 6 (1.98%) SAP FSCM
4 6 (1.98%) SAP PS
5 4 (1.32%) SAP BPC
6 1 (0.33%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.33%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 102 (33.66%) IaaS
2 47 (15.51%) Office 365
3 31 (10.23%) Microsoft Azure
4 22 (7.26%) Amazon AWS
5 9 (2.97%) SaaS
6 5 (1.65%) Mimecast
7 2 (0.66%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (0.33%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 102 (33.66%) Skype
2 72 (23.76%) SAN
3 33 (10.89%) NetScaler
4 32 (10.56%) Firewall
5 31 (10.23%) WAN
6 30 (9.90%) LAN
7 19 (6.27%) DNS
8 18 (5.94%) VPN
9 16 (5.28%) DHCP
10 15 (4.95%) TCP/IP
10 15 (4.95%) VoIP
11 14 (4.62%) NAS
12 13 (4.29%) Internet
12 13 (4.29%) Wireshark
13 12 (3.96%) Ethernet
14 11 (3.63%) Cisco ASA
15 9 (2.97%) MPLS
15 9 (2.97%) Remote Desktop
15 9 (2.97%) Wi-Fi
16 8 (2.64%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (12.21%) SQL Server
2 11 (3.63%) SQL Server 2012
3 7 (2.31%) Relational Database
4 6 (1.98%) SAP HANA
5 4 (1.32%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (0.66%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.33%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (0.33%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (0.33%) Big Data
7 1 (0.33%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.33%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.33%) HBase
7 1 (0.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (0.66%) JIRA
2 1 (0.33%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 134 (44.22%) Finance
2 102 (33.66%) Banking
2 102 (33.66%) Investment Banking
2 102 (33.66%) Retail Banking
3 16 (5.28%) Manufacturing
4 8 (2.64%) Back Office
5 6 (1.98%) Advertising
6 3 (0.99%) Legal
6 3 (0.99%) Retail
7 2 (0.66%) Marketing
7 2 (0.66%) Publishing
7 2 (0.66%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.33%) Automotive
8 1 (0.33%) Electronics
8 1 (0.33%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 52 (17.16%) Head of Support
2 49 (16.17%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 48 (15.84%) Consultant
4 25 (8.25%) Support Engineer
5 23 (7.59%) Infrastructure Consultant
6 21 (6.93%) Citrix Engineer
6 21 (6.93%) IT Support
7 19 (6.27%) IT Support Specialist
7 19 (6.27%) Support Specialist
8 18 (5.94%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 16 (5.28%) SAP Consultant
9 16 (5.28%) Senior Consultant
10 15 (4.95%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
11 12 (3.96%) Analyst
11 12 (3.96%) IT Engineer
11 12 (3.96%) Technical Consultant
12 11 (3.63%) Administrator
12 11 (3.63%) VMware Engineer
13 9 (2.97%) Senior IT Engineer
13 9 (2.97%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (2.31%) XMPP
2 5 (1.65%) Software Packaging
3 4 (1.32%) 802.1X
3 4 (1.32%) SAP CO-PA
4 1 (0.33%) Kafka
4 1 (0.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 103 (33.99%) User Experience
2 102 (33.66%) Blackberry
3 16 (5.28%) Computer Science
4 14 (4.62%) Data Centre
5 11 (3.63%) Driving Licence
6 7 (2.31%) DataPower
6 7 (2.31%) Fat Client
6 7 (2.31%) Thin Client
6 7 (2.31%) VxBlock/Vblock
7 5 (1.65%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (1.65%) EMC VNX
7 5 (1.65%) Management Information System
7 5 (1.65%) Reinsurance
8 2 (0.66%) Replication
9 1 (0.33%) Device Driver
9 1 (0.33%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.33%) Enterprise Storage
9 1 (0.33%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 225 (74.26%) Windows
2 111 (36.63%) Windows 7
3 103 (33.99%) Android
3 103 (33.99%) Apple iOS
3 103 (33.99%) Mac OS X
4 61 (20.13%) Windows Server
5 59 (19.47%) Windows Server 2012
6 33 (10.89%) Windows Server 2008
7 30 (9.90%) Linux
8 20 (6.60%) Windows Server 2003
9 16 (5.28%) Windows 10
10 11 (3.63%) Windows XP
11 10 (3.30%) Debian
12 6 (1.98%) Unix
12 6 (1.98%) Windows 2000 Server
13 1 (0.33%) Mac OS
13 1 (0.33%) SUSE
13 1 (0.33%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 151 (49.83%) ITIL
2 105 (34.65%) Service Management
3 102 (33.66%) Asset Management
3 102 (33.66%) Wealth Management
4 49 (16.17%) Problem Management
5 43 (14.19%) Knowledge Management
6 18 (5.94%) Time Management
7 17 (5.61%) Continuous Improvement
7 17 (5.61%) Disaster Recovery
7 17 (5.61%) PRINCE2
8 14 (4.62%) Migration
9 13 (4.29%) Agile Software Development
9 13 (4.29%) Mentoring
10 12 (3.96%) Change Management
11 11 (3.63%) Change Control
11 11 (3.63%) Presales
11 11 (3.63%) Service Delivery
12 10 (3.30%) Desktop Virtualisation
12 10 (3.30%) Network Virtualisation
13 9 (2.97%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 29 (9.57%) SQL
2 11 (3.63%) PowerShell
3 5 (1.65%) JavaScript
3 5 (1.65%) VBScript
4 3 (0.99%) ABAP
4 3 (0.99%) Bash Shell
5 2 (0.66%) C
5 2 (0.66%) Python
6 1 (0.33%) AppleScript
6 1 (0.33%) Java
6 1 (0.33%) Perl
6 1 (0.33%) PHP
6 1 (0.33%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 270 (89.11%) Citrix Certification
2 230 (75.91%) Microsoft Certification
3 195 (64.36%) MCSE
4 81 (26.73%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 62 (20.46%) Cisco Certification
6 54 (17.82%) CCNA
7 49 (16.17%) MCSA
8 29 (9.57%) CCNP
9 28 (9.24%) Degree
10 15 (4.95%) MCP
11 14 (4.62%) Computer Science Degree
11 14 (4.62%) MCITP
12 10 (3.30%) CompTIA Security+
12 10 (3.30%) HP ASE
12 10 (3.30%) HPE ATP
12 10 (3.30%) Network+ Certification
12 10 (3.30%) Security+ Certification
13 8 (2.64%) CCAA
14 7 (2.31%) CCEA
14 7 (2.31%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (2.64%) SLA
2 5 (1.65%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.33%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.33%) QA
System Software
1 191 (63.04%) Active Directory
2 189 (62.38%) XenApp
3 154 (50.83%) XenDesktop
4 95 (31.35%) VMware Infrastructure
5 60 (19.80%) Hyper-V
6 26 (8.58%) vSphere
7 20 (6.60%) VMware ESXi
8 13 (4.29%) XenServer
9 11 (3.63%) Terminal Services
10 10 (3.30%) Microsoft App-V
11 8 (2.64%) ISA Server
11 8 (2.64%) Terminal Server
12 7 (2.31%) MetaFrame
12 7 (2.31%) VMware NSX
13 3 (0.99%) Virtual Machines
14 2 (0.66%) DFS Replication
15 1 (0.33%) Citrix Presentation Server
15 1 (0.33%) Virtual Desktop
15 1 (0.33%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 130 (42.90%) SCCM
2 103 (33.99%) AirWatch
3 12 (3.96%) EdgeSight
4 10 (3.30%) SCOM
5 7 (2.31%) Cacti
5 7 (2.31%) Cisco CUCM
6 6 (1.98%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 6 (1.98%) Nagios
6 6 (1.98%) SCDPM
7 5 (1.65%) SCVMM
7 5 (1.65%) WSUS
8 3 (0.99%) Cisco Prime
8 3 (0.99%) NetBackup
9 2 (0.66%) Backup Exec
9 2 (0.66%) Norton AntiVirus
10 1 (0.33%) HP SIM
10 1 (0.33%) Jamf Pro
10 1 (0.33%) McAfee ePO
10 1 (0.33%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
10 1 (0.33%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 259 (85.48%) Citrix
2 230 (75.91%) VMware
3 228 (75.25%) Microsoft
4 107 (35.31%) Apple
4 107 (35.31%) AppSense
5 104 (34.32%) McAfee
6 102 (33.66%) ServiceNow
7 74 (24.42%) Cisco
8 28 (9.24%) SAP
9 18 (5.94%) NetApp
10 13 (4.29%) EMC
11 12 (3.96%) Juniper
12 11 (3.63%) HP
13 10 (3.30%) Red Hat
14 8 (2.64%) CommVault
14 8 (2.64%) IBM
14 8 (2.64%) Mitel
15 7 (2.31%) Dell
15 7 (2.31%) Palo Alto
15 7 (2.31%) Salesforce.com