Period
to 20 November 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 20 November 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Citrix Certified Administrator (CCA)
UK
6 months to
20 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 922 1028 877
Rank change year-on-year +106 -151 +136
Permanent jobs citing CCA 120 126 338
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.088% 0.077% 0.19%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.39% 0.33% 0.78%
Number of salaries quoted 101 85 209
UK median annual salary £47,500 £43,250 £40,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.83% +6.79% -4.71%
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,000 £31,250
90th Percentile £62,500 £58,750 £70,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +4.71% +6.25% -5.88%

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 30,866 38,762 43,553
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 22.62% 23.76% 24.21%
Number of salaries quoted 22,785 28,674 33,472
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 £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 20 November 2019.

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 20 November 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 +89 117 £47,500 +9.83% 24
UK excluding London +56 81 £44,500 +4.71% 24
London +74 32 £47,500 +5.56% 5
South West +21 27 £42,500 -4.49% 2
South East +27 18 £24,000 -43.53% 7
Midlands +46 14 £42,500 - 6
East of England +67 13 £60,000 +60.00% 1
North of England +51 8 £48,000 +28.00% 3
West Midlands +39 7 £60,500 +39.88% 3
East Midlands +27 7 £38,500 +7.69% 3
North West +46 4 £48,000 +104.26% 1
Yorkshire +21 4 £46,000 +2.22%
Wales - 1 £32,500 - 4

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 97 (80.83%) Citrix Certification
2 93 (77.50%) Windows
3 90 (75.00%) Citrix
4 77 (64.17%) Active Directory
5 72 (60.00%) Microsoft
6 70 (58.33%) Office 365
7 69 (57.50%) VMware
8 64 (53.33%) Microsoft Certification
9 56 (46.67%) XenApp
10 54 (45.00%) Azure
11 52 (43.33%) Cisco Certification
12 51 (42.50%) Cisco
13 50 (41.67%) CCNA
14 47 (39.17%) Finance
14 47 (39.17%) VMware Infrastructure
15 46 (38.33%) MCSE
16 43 (35.83%) XenDesktop
17 40 (33.33%) ITIL
18 39 (32.50%) Hyper-V
19 38 (31.67%) SCCM
20 36 (30.00%) DNS
21 35 (29.17%) DHCP
21 35 (29.17%) Windows Server
22 32 (26.67%) MS Exchange
22 32 (26.67%) PowerShell
23 31 (25.83%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
23 31 (25.83%) Infrastructure Engineering
24 27 (22.50%) SAN
25 26 (21.67%) Windows 10
26 25 (20.83%) Windows Server 2012

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 32 (26.67%) MS Exchange
2 22 (18.33%) SharePoint
3 21 (17.50%) Exchange Server 2007
4 14 (11.67%) Confluence
5 13 (10.83%) Exchange Server 2010
6 9 (7.50%) Skype for Business
7 5 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.83%) Apache Spark
8 1 (0.83%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 9 (7.50%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 11 (9.17%) SAP CO
1 11 (9.17%) SAP FI
1 11 (9.17%) SAP FI/CO
2 6 (5.00%) SAP S/4HANA
3 2 (1.67%) SAP MM
3 2 (1.67%) SAP SD
4 1 (0.83%) Bankmaster
4 1 (0.83%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 70 (58.33%) Office 365
2 54 (45.00%) Azure
3 20 (16.67%) OneDrive
4 14 (11.67%) Azure Stack
5 8 (6.67%) AWS
5 8 (6.67%) Azure Active Directory
6 6 (5.00%) IaaS
7 1 (0.83%) Amazon EMR
7 1 (0.83%) GCP
7 1 (0.83%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 36 (30.00%) DNS
2 35 (29.17%) DHCP
3 27 (22.50%) SAN
4 23 (19.17%) Skype
5 22 (18.33%) NetScaler
6 14 (11.67%) WAN
7 11 (9.17%) Internet
8 10 (8.33%) Cisco ASA
8 10 (8.33%) TCP/IP
9 8 (6.67%) iSCSI
9 8 (6.67%) LAN
9 8 (6.67%) VPN
10 7 (5.83%) Fibre Channel
11 6 (5.00%) MPLS
12 5 (4.17%) Firewall
13 4 (3.33%) Cisco IOS
13 4 (3.33%) Cisco PIX
14 2 (1.67%) Kerberos
15 1 (0.83%) BGP
15 1 (0.83%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (5.00%) Amazon RDS
3 3 (2.50%) SAP BW
4 1 (0.83%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (0.83%) Big Data
4 1 (0.83%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.83%) Hadoop
4 1 (0.83%) HBase
4 1 (0.83%) MongoDB
4 1 (0.83%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 14 (11.67%) JIRA
1 14 (11.67%) Visual Studio
2 9 (7.50%) TestRail
2 9 (7.50%) Zephyr
3 1 (0.83%) GoCD
3 1 (0.83%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.83%) LSMW
3 1 (0.83%) RStudio
General
1 47 (39.17%) Finance
2 17 (14.17%) Telecoms
3 14 (11.67%) Manufacturing
3 14 (11.67%) Public Sector
4 12 (10.00%) Electronics
4 12 (10.00%) Marketing
5 4 (3.33%) General Ledger
6 2 (1.67%) Banking
6 2 (1.67%) Retail
7 1 (0.83%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 30 (25.00%) Citrix Engineer
2 29 (24.17%) Consultant
3 28 (23.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 21 (17.50%) Senior Citrix Engineer
5 15 (12.50%) Infrastructure Consultant
6 12 (10.00%) SAP Consultant
7 11 (9.17%) Systems Engineer
8 10 (8.33%) Citrix Infrastructure Engineer
8 10 (8.33%) SAP CO Consultant
8 10 (8.33%) SAP FI Consultant
8 10 (8.33%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
9 9 (7.50%) Azure Engineer
10 8 (6.67%) 2nd Line Engineer
11 7 (5.83%) Office 365 Engineer
11 7 (5.83%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
11 7 (5.83%) Windows Engineer
12 6 (5.00%) Citrix Expert
12 6 (5.00%) Citrix Systems Engineer
12 6 (5.00%) Exchange Engineer
12 6 (5.00%) Senior Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.67%) LDAP
2 1 (0.83%) Anaconda
2 1 (0.83%) Apache Flex
2 1 (0.83%) IDoc
2 1 (0.83%) Kafka
2 1 (0.83%) Middleware
2 1 (0.83%) Node.js
2 1 (0.83%) OAuth
2 1 (0.83%) SAML
2 1 (0.83%) SAP Fiori
2 1 (0.83%) SAP XI
Miscellaneous
1 11 (9.17%) Management Information System
2 9 (7.50%) Virtual Team
3 8 (6.67%) Data Centre
4 5 (4.17%) e-Learning
5 3 (2.50%) Mobile Computing
5 3 (2.50%) Replication
6 2 (1.67%) User Experience
7 1 (0.83%) Blackberry
7 1 (0.83%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 93 (77.50%) Windows
2 35 (29.17%) Windows Server
3 26 (21.67%) Windows 10
4 25 (20.83%) Windows Server 2012
5 21 (17.50%) Windows Server 2008
6 19 (15.83%) Linux
7 18 (15.00%) Mac OS
8 17 (14.17%) Unix
9 5 (4.17%) Mac OS X
10 3 (2.50%) Windows 7
11 2 (1.67%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (33.33%) ITIL
2 31 (25.83%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 23 (19.17%) Service Management
4 22 (18.33%) PRINCE2
5 21 (17.50%) Project Management
6 19 (15.83%) Change Management
7 16 (13.33%) CRM
8 15 (12.50%) Kanban
9 14 (11.67%) Mentoring
9 14 (11.67%) MODAF
9 14 (11.67%) Scrum
10 12 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
10 12 (10.00%) Digital Marketing
10 12 (10.00%) Line Management
10 12 (10.00%) Programme Management
10 12 (10.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
11 10 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
11 10 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
11 10 (8.33%) Problem-Solving
12 9 (7.50%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 32 (26.67%) PowerShell
2 19 (15.83%) SQL
3 17 (14.17%) Python
4 14 (11.67%) JavaScript
4 14 (11.67%) PHP
5 2 (1.67%) Bash Shell
6 1 (0.83%) Java
6 1 (0.83%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 97 (80.83%) Citrix Certification
2 64 (53.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 52 (43.33%) Cisco Certification
4 50 (41.67%) CCNA
5 46 (38.33%) MCSE
6 31 (25.83%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 24 (20.00%) Degree
8 22 (18.33%) Security Cleared
9 21 (17.50%) MCP
10 19 (15.83%) CCNP
10 19 (15.83%) MCITP
11 17 (14.17%) MCSA
12 16 (13.33%) RHCE
13 8 (6.67%) CESG Certified Professional
13 8 (6.67%) DV Cleared
13 8 (6.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 8 (6.67%) SC Cleared
14 5 (4.17%) ISTQB
14 5 (4.17%) VCAP
15 4 (3.33%) CCEA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (11.67%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 1 (0.83%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.83%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.83%) SLA
System Software
1 77 (64.17%) Active Directory
2 56 (46.67%) XenApp
3 47 (39.17%) VMware Infrastructure
4 43 (35.83%) XenDesktop
5 39 (32.50%) Hyper-V
6 14 (11.67%) Microsoft App-V
7 12 (10.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 12 (10.00%) Virtual Servers
8 8 (6.67%) BitLocker
8 8 (6.67%) Citrix Hypervisor
8 8 (6.67%) VMware ESXi
8 8 (6.67%) vSphere
9 7 (5.83%) Virtual Desktop
10 6 (5.00%) NFS
11 1 (0.83%) Docker
11 1 (0.83%) Forefront TMG
11 1 (0.83%) ISA Server
11 1 (0.83%) Terminal Services
11 1 (0.83%) UAG
11 1 (0.83%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 38 (31.67%) SCCM
2 14 (11.67%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 14 (11.67%) SCOM
2 14 (11.67%) SCOrch
3 9 (7.50%) Norton AntiVirus
4 7 (5.83%) Microsoft Intune
5 5 (4.17%) XenMobile
6 2 (1.67%) Jamf Pro
7 1 (0.83%) Ansible
7 1 (0.83%) Backup Exec
7 1 (0.83%) Grafana
7 1 (0.83%) Kubernetes
7 1 (0.83%) McAfee ePO
7 1 (0.83%) Microsoft Clustering
7 1 (0.83%) MIMEsweeper
7 1 (0.83%) Nagios
7 1 (0.83%) vRealize
7 1 (0.83%) WSUS
7 1 (0.83%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 90 (75.00%) Citrix
2 72 (60.00%) Microsoft
3 69 (57.50%) VMware
4 51 (42.50%) Cisco
5 24 (20.00%) SAP
6 17 (14.17%) Splunk
7 14 (11.67%) NetApp
8 12 (10.00%) Atlassian
8 12 (10.00%) Qualys
8 12 (10.00%) SolarWinds
9 9 (7.50%) Symantec
10 8 (6.67%) Altiris
10 8 (6.67%) Asigra
11 7 (5.83%) Dell
11 7 (5.83%) HP
11 7 (5.83%) Meraki
12 6 (5.00%) Aruba
12 6 (5.00%) ProCurve
13 2 (1.67%) CA
13 2 (1.67%) EMC