Period
to 13 November 2018

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 13 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Citrix Certified Administrator (CCA)
UK
6 months to
13 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1020 868 1003
Rank change year-on-year -152 +135 -74
Permanent jobs citing CCA 121 328 224
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.074% 0.18% 0.12%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.31% 0.75% 0.45%
Number of salaries quoted 81 198 189
UK median annual salary £43,250 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.13% -5.88% -3.41%
10th Percentile £29,000 £31,250 £30,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £70,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - -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 38,622 43,537 49,640
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 23.71% 24.25% 26.37%
Number of salaries quoted 28,604 33,457 39,800
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £81,250 £77,500 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +3.66%

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 13 November 2018.

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 13 November 2018. 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 -132 120 £43,250 +1.76% 22
UK excluding London -23 77 £40,000 - 16
London -83 42 £45,000 -5.26% 6
South East +13 38 £40,000 +1.27% 6
South West -4 12 £44,500 +18.67% 1
North of England +29 10 £37,500 -3.85% 5
East of England +18 10 £37,500 -34.78% 2
Midlands +24 7 £39,375 +2.94% 2
West Midlands +42 6 £42,500 +6.25% 2
Yorkshire +30 6 £45,000 +38.46% 2
North West -11 4 £23,500 -41.25% 2
East Midlands +3 1 £29,000 -20.55%

For the 6 months to 13 November 2018, 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 90 (74.38%) Citrix Certification
2 83 (68.60%) Citrix
3 78 (64.46%) Windows
4 69 (57.02%) Microsoft
5 68 (56.20%) Active Directory
6 62 (51.24%) Microsoft Certification
7 54 (44.63%) VMware
8 47 (38.84%) MCSE
9 44 (36.36%) Office 365
10 43 (35.54%) Windows Server
11 41 (33.88%) XenApp
12 37 (30.58%) ITIL
13 33 (27.27%) MCSA
13 33 (27.27%) Microsoft Azure
14 31 (25.62%) Windows Server 2012
14 31 (25.62%) Infrastructure Engineering
15 30 (24.79%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 29 (23.97%) Finance
16 29 (23.97%) NetScaler
17 28 (23.14%) Windows Server 2008
18 27 (22.31%) XenServer
18 27 (22.31%) Hyper-V
19 26 (21.49%) VMware Infrastructure
20 25 (20.66%) Cisco
21 24 (19.83%) Cisco Certification
21 24 (19.83%) XenDesktop
21 24 (19.83%) Ivanti
22 22 (18.18%) SCCM
23 21 (17.36%) Firewall
23 21 (17.36%) SAP

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 17 (14.05%) MS Exchange
2 10 (8.26%) Skype for Business
3 6 (4.96%) Exchange Server 2003
3 6 (4.96%) SharePoint
4 5 (4.13%) Exchange Server 2007
4 5 (4.13%) IIS
5 4 (3.31%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (1.65%) Site Server
6 2 (1.65%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 15 (12.40%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.83%) QuarkXPress
Business Applications
1 14 (11.57%) SAP CO
1 14 (11.57%) SAP FI
1 14 (11.57%) SAP FI/CO
2 8 (6.61%) SAP S/4HANA
3 5 (4.13%) SAP ERP
4 2 (1.65%) Dynamics GP
4 2 (1.65%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (1.65%) Lawson
4 2 (1.65%) Oracle Financials
4 2 (1.65%) Unit4 Business World
5 1 (0.83%) Aareon QL
5 1 (0.83%) Academy Housing
5 1 (0.83%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.83%) MIS ActiveH
5 1 (0.83%) Northgate Housing
5 1 (0.83%) OPENHousing
5 1 (0.83%) Orchard Housing
5 1 (0.83%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.83%) SAP Retail
5 1 (0.83%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 44 (36.36%) Office 365
2 33 (27.27%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (7.44%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (5.79%) SaaS
5 3 (2.48%) IaaS
6 2 (1.65%) Azure Active Directory
6 2 (1.65%) OneDrive
7 1 (0.83%) Adobe Creative Cloud
7 1 (0.83%) Dynamics 365
7 1 (0.83%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 29 (23.97%) NetScaler
2 21 (17.36%) Firewall
3 17 (14.05%) DNS
4 16 (13.22%) SAN
4 16 (13.22%) VPN
5 14 (11.57%) DHCP
6 9 (7.44%) Wireshark
7 7 (5.79%) Remote Desktop
8 6 (4.96%) Cisco ASA
8 6 (4.96%) LAN
8 6 (4.96%) Skype
9 5 (4.13%) Ethernet
9 5 (4.13%) Internet
9 5 (4.13%) IPsec
9 5 (4.13%) iSCSI
9 5 (4.13%) MPLS
9 5 (4.13%) TCP/IP
9 5 (4.13%) Unified Communications
9 5 (4.13%) WAN
10 4 (3.31%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (14.05%) SQL Server
2 8 (6.61%) SAP BW
3 7 (5.79%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (4.13%) SQL Server 2005
5 4 (3.31%) Amazon RDS
6 2 (1.65%) MySQL
6 2 (1.65%) SAP HANA
7 1 (0.83%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (0.83%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
7 1 (0.83%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (0.83%) FileMaker
Development Applications
1 5 (4.13%) MSI
2 1 (0.83%) JIRA
General
1 29 (23.97%) Finance
2 11 (9.09%) General Ledger
3 7 (5.79%) Marketing
4 6 (4.96%) Legal
4 6 (4.96%) Retail
5 4 (3.31%) Advertising
5 4 (3.31%) Automotive
5 4 (3.31%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.65%) Billing
7 1 (0.83%) Banking
7 1 (0.83%) Games
7 1 (0.83%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.83%) Law
7 1 (0.83%) Retail Finance
Job Titles
1 28 (23.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 21 (17.36%) Citrix Engineer
3 18 (14.88%) Consultant
4 17 (14.05%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 13 (10.74%) Windows Engineer
6 12 (9.92%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
6 12 (9.92%) SAP Consultant
6 12 (9.92%) Support Engineer
7 9 (7.44%) Citrix Infrastructure Engineer
8 8 (6.61%) Administrator
8 8 (6.61%) Analyst
9 7 (5.79%) SAP CO Consultant
9 7 (5.79%) SAP FI Consultant
9 7 (5.79%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
10 6 (4.96%) Azure Engineer
10 6 (4.96%) IT Engineer
10 6 (4.96%) IT Manager
10 6 (4.96%) Senior Consultant
10 6 (4.96%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
11 5 (4.13%) Mac Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.13%) SAP XI
1 5 (4.13%) Software Packaging
2 4 (3.31%) 802.1X
2 4 (3.31%) XMPP
3 3 (2.48%) HTML
3 3 (2.48%) LDAP
3 3 (2.48%) SAP PI
4 1 (0.83%) SAP Fiori
Miscellaneous
1 9 (7.44%) Fat Client
1 9 (7.44%) Thin Client
2 4 (3.31%) Computer Science
2 4 (3.31%) DataPower
2 4 (3.31%) VxBlock/Vblock
3 3 (2.48%) Fintech
3 3 (2.48%) Management Information System
3 3 (2.48%) User Experience
4 2 (1.65%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (1.65%) Clustering
4 2 (1.65%) Credit Risk
4 2 (1.65%) Enterprise Storage
4 2 (1.65%) Replication
4 2 (1.65%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (0.83%) Analytical Mindset
5 1 (0.83%) Blackberry
5 1 (0.83%) Driving Licence
5 1 (0.83%) iPad
5 1 (0.83%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 78 (64.46%) Windows
2 43 (35.54%) Windows Server
3 31 (25.62%) Windows Server 2012
4 28 (23.14%) Windows Server 2008
5 15 (12.40%) Windows Server 2003
6 10 (8.26%) Linux
6 10 (8.26%) Windows 10
7 7 (5.79%) Windows 7
7 7 (5.79%) Windows XP
8 6 (4.96%) Mac OS
9 5 (4.13%) Mac OS X
9 5 (4.13%) Windows 2000 Server
10 2 (1.65%) Android
10 2 (1.65%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.83%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (30.58%) ITIL
2 31 (25.62%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 13 (10.74%) Problem-Solving
4 12 (9.92%) Root Cause Analysis
5 11 (9.09%) Accounts Receivable
6 9 (7.44%) Change Management
6 9 (7.44%) Migration
7 8 (6.61%) Accounts Payable
7 8 (6.61%) Test Management
8 7 (5.79%) ITIL V3
8 7 (5.79%) PRINCE2
9 6 (4.96%) Capacity Planning
9 6 (4.96%) Customer Requirements
9 6 (4.96%) Load Balancing
9 6 (4.96%) Mentoring
9 6 (4.96%) Service Delivery
9 6 (4.96%) Supplier Relationship Management
9 6 (4.96%) Systems Analysis
9 6 (4.96%) User Acceptance Testing
10 5 (4.13%) Programme Delivery
Programming Languages
1 17 (14.05%) PowerShell
2 14 (11.57%) SQL
3 2 (1.65%) Bash Shell
3 2 (1.65%) Perl
3 2 (1.65%) Python
3 2 (1.65%) Shell Script
4 1 (0.83%) C#
4 1 (0.83%) Java
4 1 (0.83%) JavaScript
4 1 (0.83%) VB
Qualifications
1 90 (74.38%) Citrix Certification
2 62 (51.24%) Microsoft Certification
3 47 (38.84%) MCSE
4 33 (27.27%) MCSA
5 30 (24.79%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 24 (19.83%) Cisco Certification
7 20 (16.53%) CCNA
8 17 (14.05%) MCITP
9 10 (8.26%) CCAA
10 9 (7.44%) CCNP
11 6 (4.96%) Degree
12 5 (4.13%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 4 (3.31%) CCEA
13 4 (3.31%) CCIE
13 4 (3.31%) Computer Science Degree
13 4 (3.31%) MCP
14 3 (2.48%) MCTS
14 3 (2.48%) Security Cleared
14 3 (2.48%) VCP5
15 2 (1.65%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (9.09%) SLA
2 2 (1.65%) COBIT
3 1 (0.83%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.83%) QA
System Software
1 68 (56.20%) Active Directory
2 41 (33.88%) XenApp
3 27 (22.31%) Hyper-V
3 27 (22.31%) XenServer
4 26 (21.49%) VMware Infrastructure
5 24 (19.83%) XenDesktop
6 17 (14.05%) Microsoft App-V
7 12 (9.92%) VMware ESXi
8 11 (9.09%) Terminal Services
9 9 (7.44%) vSphere
10 7 (5.79%) Virtual Servers
11 4 (3.31%) VMware NSX
12 2 (1.65%) Xen
13 1 (0.83%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 22 (18.18%) SCCM
2 11 (9.09%) SCOM
3 7 (5.79%) XenMobile
4 6 (4.96%) Jamf Pro
5 5 (4.13%) EdgeSight
6 4 (3.31%) Cacti
6 4 (3.31%) Cisco CUCM
7 3 (2.48%) NetBackup
8 2 (1.65%) Norton AntiVirus
9 1 (0.83%) AirWatch
9 1 (0.83%) FortiGate
9 1 (0.83%) Linux-HA
9 1 (0.83%) Microsoft Intune
9 1 (0.83%) Nagios
9 1 (0.83%) Simpana
9 1 (0.83%) Single Sign-On
9 1 (0.83%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 83 (68.60%) Citrix
2 69 (57.02%) Microsoft
3 54 (44.63%) VMware
4 25 (20.66%) Cisco
5 24 (19.83%) Ivanti
6 21 (17.36%) SAP
7 9 (7.44%) CommVault
7 9 (7.44%) HP
8 7 (5.79%) Sophos
9 6 (4.96%) Avaya
9 6 (4.96%) SolarWinds
10 5 (4.13%) IBM
10 5 (4.13%) Wyse
11 4 (3.31%) Apple
11 4 (3.31%) Ariba
11 4 (3.31%) Juniper
11 4 (3.31%) Palo Alto
11 4 (3.31%) Sage
11 4 (3.31%) Salesforce.com
12 3 (2.48%) webMethods