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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 12 August 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Citrix Certified Administrator (CCA)
UK
6 months to
12 Aug 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 1108 985 754
Rank change year-on-year -123 -231 +258
Permanent jobs citing CCA 104 33 37
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.062% 0.029% 0.058%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.24% 0.13% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 71 20 31
10th Percentile £32,500 £22,000 £29,000
25th Percentile £40,625 £22,750 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £30,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +83.33% -33.33% -14.29%
75th Percentile £65,000 £34,000 £61,938
90th Percentile £81,250 £51,875 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,750 £24,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +90.63% -36.00% -21.05%

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 42,646 24,597 13,979
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 25.25% 21.50% 22.08%
Number of salaries quoted 18,014 14,167 10,446
10th Percentile £30,756 £31,250 £30,000
25th Percentile £40,000 £41,000 £38,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%
75th Percentile £73,750 £72,500 £70,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £87,500 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £49,000 £48,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +2.08% +1.05% +5.56%

CCA
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing CCA as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for CCA in the UK

CCA
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing CCA.

Salary trend for CCA in the UK

CCA
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing CCA over the 6 months to 12 August 2022.

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 12 August 2022. 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
Jobs
England -147 85 £46,500 +55.00% 17
UK excluding London -53 60 £45,750 +90.63% 13
Work from Home -187 55 £65,000 - 8
South East -42 32 £77,500 +222.92% 3
London -180 26 £47,500 -40.63% 5
East of England - 15 £35,000 - 1
Midlands -57 10 £41,250 +37.50% 4
West Midlands -59 5 £43,500 +45.00% 2
East Midlands - 5 £23,000 - 2
North of England -61 4 £42,500 - 2
North West -68 3 £40,000 -
Yorkshire - 1 £62,500 - 2

For the 6 months to 12 August 2022, 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 64 (61.54%) Microsoft
2 46 (44.23%) Citrix Certification
3 44 (42.31%) Citrix
4 42 (40.38%) Azure
4 42 (40.38%) AWS
5 33 (31.73%) Microsoft 365
6 32 (30.77%) Analytical Skills
6 32 (30.77%) Problem-Solving
7 31 (29.81%) XenDesktop
7 31 (29.81%) Finance
7 31 (29.81%) VMware
8 29 (27.88%) Telecoms
8 29 (27.88%) ITIL
8 29 (27.88%) XenApp
9 28 (26.92%) VMware Infrastructure
9 28 (26.92%) NetScaler
10 26 (25.00%) Social Skills
11 23 (22.12%) Windows
12 22 (21.15%) Linux
13 21 (20.19%) Active Directory
14 20 (19.23%) Firewall
15 19 (18.27%) Smartphone
15 19 (18.27%) Microsoft Certification
15 19 (18.27%) Hyper-V
16 18 (17.31%) Service Delivery
16 18 (17.31%) Business Continuity
16 18 (17.31%) Information Security
17 17 (16.35%) Python
17 17 (16.35%) CentOS
17 17 (16.35%) Bash

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 16 (15.38%) OpenStack
2 15 (14.42%) SAS
3 6 (5.77%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.96%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (0.96%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (0.96%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (0.96%) IIS
Applications
1 16 (15.38%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.92%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (1.92%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (5.77%) SAP CO
1 6 (5.77%) SAP FI
1 6 (5.77%) SAP FI/CO
2 3 (2.88%) SAP SD
3 1 (0.96%) HFM
3 1 (0.96%) Oracle Assets
3 1 (0.96%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (0.96%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (0.96%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.96%) SAP PSCD
3 1 (0.96%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 42 (40.38%) AWS
1 42 (40.38%) Azure
2 33 (31.73%) Microsoft 365
3 4 (3.85%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.96%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (0.96%) Mimecast
4 1 (0.96%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 28 (26.92%) NetScaler
2 20 (19.23%) Firewall
3 16 (15.38%) DNS
3 16 (15.38%) Remote Desktop
4 12 (11.54%) Internet
5 11 (10.58%) SNMP
6 8 (7.69%) VPN
7 6 (5.77%) DHCP
7 6 (5.77%) VLAN
8 4 (3.85%) Cisco ASA
8 4 (3.85%) DMZ
8 4 (3.85%) SAN
8 4 (3.85%) WAN
9 3 (2.88%) TCP/IP
10 2 (1.92%) LAN
10 2 (1.92%) VoIP
11 1 (0.96%) Fibre Channel
11 1 (0.96%) NAS
11 1 (0.96%) SMTP
11 1 (0.96%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (15.38%) InfluxDB
1 16 (15.38%) MySQL
2 9 (8.65%) Amazon RDS
3 2 (1.92%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (1.92%) SAP BW
3 2 (1.92%) SAP Data Services
4 1 (0.96%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 16 (15.38%) Git (software)
1 16 (15.38%) Jenkins
General
1 32 (30.77%) Analytical Skills
2 31 (29.81%) Finance
3 29 (27.88%) Telecoms
4 26 (25.00%) Social Skills
5 16 (15.38%) Inclusion and Diversity
5 16 (15.38%) Law
6 15 (14.42%) Banking
6 15 (14.42%) Legal
7 2 (1.92%) Public Sector
8 1 (0.96%) General Ledger
8 1 (0.96%) Presentation Skills
Job Titles
1 22 (21.15%) Analyst
2 18 (17.31%) Consultant
3 16 (15.38%) DevOps Engineer
4 15 (14.42%) Credit Analyst
4 15 (14.42%) Credit Risk Analyst
4 15 (14.42%) Risk Analyst
4 15 (14.42%) Risk Management Analyst
5 13 (12.50%) Citrix Consultant
5 13 (12.50%) Information Officer
5 13 (12.50%) Information Security Officer
5 13 (12.50%) Security Officer
6 9 (8.65%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 9 (8.65%) Citrix Engineer
7 8 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 6 (5.77%) Citrix Team Leader
8 6 (5.77%) Team Leader
9 5 (4.81%) SAP Consultant
10 4 (3.85%) Project Analyst
10 4 (3.85%) Project Support Analyst
10 4 (3.85%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (15.38%) Elastic Stack
1 16 (15.38%) REST
2 10 (9.62%) SAML
3 3 (2.88%) Software Packaging
4 1 (0.96%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 19 (18.27%) Smartphone
2 16 (15.38%) Linux Command Line
2 16 (15.38%) Management Information System
2 16 (15.38%) Replication
2 16 (15.38%) Social Media
3 15 (14.42%) Analytical Mindset
3 15 (14.42%) Credit Risk
4 12 (11.54%) Cyber Defence
4 12 (11.54%) Cyberattack
5 2 (1.92%) Data Centre
6 1 (0.96%) Fat Client
6 1 (0.96%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (0.96%) PKI
6 1 (0.96%) Public Cloud
6 1 (0.96%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 23 (22.12%) Windows
2 22 (21.15%) Linux
3 17 (16.35%) CentOS
4 13 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
5 12 (11.54%) Windows Server 2016
6 10 (9.62%) Windows Server
7 5 (4.81%) Windows 10
8 4 (3.85%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (3.85%) Windows Server 2019
9 3 (2.88%) Android
9 3 (2.88%) Apple iOS
9 3 (2.88%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (30.77%) Problem-Solving
2 29 (27.88%) ITIL
3 18 (17.31%) Business Continuity
3 18 (17.31%) Information Security
3 18 (17.31%) Service Delivery
4 17 (16.35%) Analytics
4 17 (16.35%) DevOps
4 17 (16.35%) Statistics
5 16 (15.38%) Configuration Management
5 16 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
5 16 (15.38%) Cybersecurity
5 16 (15.38%) Infrastructure as Code
5 16 (15.38%) Load Balancing
5 16 (15.38%) Project Delivery
5 16 (15.38%) Release Management
6 15 (14.42%) Customer Insight
6 15 (14.42%) Information Security Management
6 15 (14.42%) ISMS
6 15 (14.42%) Risk Analytics
6 15 (14.42%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (16.35%) Bash
1 17 (16.35%) Python
2 15 (14.42%) SQL
3 7 (6.73%) PowerShell
4 5 (4.81%) ABAP
5 1 (0.96%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.96%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 46 (44.23%) Citrix Certification
2 19 (18.27%) Microsoft Certification
3 15 (14.42%) MCSE
4 14 (13.46%) Cisco Certification
5 11 (10.58%) CISSP
5 11 (10.58%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 10 (9.62%) MCITP
7 9 (8.65%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 7 (6.73%) MCP
9 5 (4.81%) (ISC)2 CCSP
9 5 (4.81%) CCSK
9 5 (4.81%) CCSP
9 5 (4.81%) CEH
9 5 (4.81%) CISM
10 4 (3.85%) CCNA
10 4 (3.85%) Degree
10 4 (3.85%) Security Cleared
10 4 (3.85%) TOGAF Certification
11 3 (2.88%) DV Cleared
11 3 (2.88%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (14.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 15 (14.42%) NIST
2 11 (10.58%) Actionable Recommendations
3 10 (9.62%) GRC
3 10 (9.62%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 10 (9.62%) SLA
4 6 (5.77%) QA
5 1 (0.96%) IFRS
System Software
1 31 (29.81%) XenDesktop
2 29 (27.88%) XenApp
3 28 (26.92%) VMware Infrastructure
4 21 (20.19%) Active Directory
5 19 (18.27%) Hyper-V
6 16 (15.38%) Citrix Hypervisor
6 16 (15.38%) Docker
6 16 (15.38%) VMware ESXi
7 15 (14.42%) Terminal Services
8 4 (3.85%) Virtual Desktop
9 3 (2.88%) Microsoft App-V
9 3 (2.88%) vSphere
10 2 (1.92%) Virtual Servers
11 1 (0.96%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 1 (0.96%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 17 (16.35%) Ansible
2 16 (15.38%) Grafana
3 9 (8.65%) Active Directory Federation Services
4 6 (5.77%) CASB
5 5 (4.81%) SCCM
6 1 (0.96%) Avamar
6 1 (0.96%) EdgeSight
6 1 (0.96%) Kubernetes
6 1 (0.96%) Nagios
6 1 (0.96%) Packer
6 1 (0.96%) Terraform
6 1 (0.96%) vCenter Server
6 1 (0.96%) vRealize
Vendors
1 64 (61.54%) Microsoft
2 44 (42.31%) Citrix
3 31 (29.81%) VMware
4 16 (15.38%) Perforce
5 15 (14.42%) Ivanti
6 8 (7.69%) SAP
7 7 (6.73%) Cisco
8 4 (3.85%) HP
8 4 (3.85%) Palo Alto
8 4 (3.85%) Vyatta
9 3 (2.88%) Veeam
10 2 (1.92%) Dell
11 1 (0.96%) Apple
11 1 (0.96%) Draytek
11 1 (0.96%) EMC
11 1 (0.96%) Hyperion
11 1 (0.96%) Infoblox
11 1 (0.96%) Mitel
11 1 (0.96%) Oracle
11 1 (0.96%) Sophos