Period
to 25 September 2021

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 25 September 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Citrix Certified Administrator (CCA)
UK
6 months to
25 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 980 664 974
Rank change year-on-year -316 +310 +110
Permanent jobs citing CCA 48 25 125
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.039% 0.051% 0.089%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.18% 0.23% 0.38%
Number of salaries quoted 34 18 104
10th Percentile £22,000 £36,250 £32,500
25th Percentile £23,000 £41,563 £36,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £30,500 £45,000 £48,000
Median % change year-on-year -32.22% -6.25% +6.67%
75th Percentile £34,000 £48,750 £60,000
90th Percentile £45,492 £66,563 £63,375
UK excluding London median annual salary £30,500 £45,000 £47,000
% change year-on-year -32.22% -4.26% +11.90%

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 26,281 10,770 33,008
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 21.53% 22.04% 23.45%
Number of salaries quoted 14,747 8,215 24,384
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £26,750
25th Percentile £40,500 £41,000 £35,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year - +10.00% -
75th Percentile £72,500 £71,250 £66,250
90th Percentile £87,500 £87,500 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £48,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -2.06% +7.78% -

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 25 September 2021.

Salary histogram for CCA in the UK

CCA
Top 11 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 25 September 2021. 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 -276 46 £30,500 -32.22% 18
UK excluding London -217 36 £30,500 -32.22% 12
South East -143 25 £30,500 -32.22%
London -225 10 £63,750 +34.21% 6
South West -85 7 £33,250 -11.33% 2
West Midlands -95 2 £30,000 -42.86% 3
Midlands -116 2 £30,000 -42.86% 4
Work from Home - 2 - - 4
North West -104 1 - - 1
North of England -119 1 - - 2
East of England - 1 £31,000 - 4

For the 6 months to 25 September 2021, 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 38 (79.17%) Citrix Certification
2 37 (77.08%) Citrix
3 36 (75.00%) Social Skills
4 35 (72.92%) Problem-Solving
4 35 (72.92%) Microsoft
5 33 (68.75%) SQL
5 33 (68.75%) Azure
6 31 (64.58%) VMware
6 31 (64.58%) MCSE
6 31 (64.58%) Active Directory
6 31 (64.58%) Microsoft Certification
7 30 (62.50%) MCSA
8 28 (58.33%) AWS
9 27 (56.25%) SCCM
9 27 (56.25%) ITIL
9 27 (56.25%) Microsoft Intune
10 26 (54.17%) ITSM
11 25 (52.08%) Ticket Management
12 24 (50.00%) Firewall
13 23 (47.92%) WSUS
13 23 (47.92%) Veeam
13 23 (47.92%) Microsoft 365
14 22 (45.83%) DHCP
14 22 (45.83%) DNS
15 21 (43.75%) PowerShell
16 18 (37.50%) Zscaler
17 12 (25.00%) Windows
18 10 (20.83%) SAP
19 9 (18.75%) XenApp
19 9 (18.75%) Proactive Maintenance

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 9 (18.75%) Skype for Business
2 5 (10.42%) Exchange Server 2013
2 5 (10.42%) MS Exchange
2 5 (10.42%) SharePoint
2 5 (10.42%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (4.17%) Apache
3 2 (4.17%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 2 (4.17%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.08%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (10.42%) SAP CO
1 5 (10.42%) SAP FI
1 5 (10.42%) SAP FI/CO
2 3 (6.25%) SAP S/4HANA
3 2 (4.17%) Oracle Payables
3 2 (4.17%) Oracle Receivables
3 2 (4.17%) SAP FI-AP
4 1 (2.08%) OpenText VIM for SAP
4 1 (2.08%) Payment Gateway
4 1 (2.08%) SAP Retail
Cloud Services
1 33 (68.75%) Azure
2 28 (58.33%) AWS
3 23 (47.92%) Microsoft 365
4 5 (10.42%) IaaS
4 5 (10.42%) SaaS
5 1 (2.08%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 24 (50.00%) Firewall
2 22 (45.83%) DHCP
2 22 (45.83%) DNS
3 9 (18.75%) Skype
4 7 (14.58%) MPLS
5 6 (12.50%) Wireless
6 5 (10.42%) Fibre Channel
6 5 (10.42%) iSCSI
6 5 (10.42%) SAN
6 5 (10.42%) TCP/IP
7 3 (6.25%) NetScaler
8 2 (4.17%) HSRP
8 2 (4.17%) Internet
8 2 (4.17%) LAN
8 2 (4.17%) OSPF
8 2 (4.17%) Spanning Tree
8 2 (4.17%) VoIP
8 2 (4.17%) VPN
8 2 (4.17%) WAN
8 2 (4.17%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (10.42%) SQL Server
1 5 (10.42%) SQL Server 2005
1 5 (10.42%) SQL Server 2008
1 5 (10.42%) SQL Server 2012
1 5 (10.42%) SQL Server 2014
1 5 (10.42%) SQL Server 2016
2 2 (4.17%) Big Data
2 2 (4.17%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
2 2 (4.17%) Hadoop
2 2 (4.17%) SAP HANA
General
1 36 (75.00%) Social Skills
2 7 (14.58%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (10.42%) French Language
3 5 (10.42%) Games
3 5 (10.42%) German Language
4 2 (4.17%) Influencing Skills
5 1 (2.08%) Banking
5 1 (2.08%) Finance
5 1 (2.08%) Organisational Skills
5 1 (2.08%) Retail
Job Titles
1 22 (45.83%) Analyst
2 12 (25.00%) Service Analyst
2 12 (25.00%) Service Desk Analyst
3 8 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support
3 8 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
3 8 (16.67%) Support Analyst
4 7 (14.58%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
5 6 (12.50%) 2nd Line Technical Support
5 6 (12.50%) 2nd Line Technical Support Analyst
5 6 (12.50%) Technical Analyst
5 6 (12.50%) Technical Support
5 6 (12.50%) Technical Support Analyst
6 5 (10.42%) Administrator
6 5 (10.42%) Systems Administrator
7 4 (8.33%) Architect
8 3 (6.25%) Consultant
8 3 (6.25%) IT Engineer
8 3 (6.25%) SAP Consultant
8 3 (6.25%) Solutions Architect
9 2 (4.17%) Data Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.17%) 802.1X
2 1 (2.08%) SAP Fiori
Miscellaneous
1 7 (14.58%) Data Centre
2 5 (10.42%) Driving Licence
2 5 (10.42%) Replication
2 5 (10.42%) Self-Motivation
3 4 (8.33%) Management Information System
3 4 (8.33%) Smartphone
4 2 (4.17%) User Experience
5 1 (2.08%) Contactless
Operating Systems
1 12 (25.00%) Windows
2 6 (12.50%) Windows Server
2 6 (12.50%) Windows Server 2016
2 6 (12.50%) Windows Server 2019
3 5 (10.42%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (2.08%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (72.92%) Problem-Solving
2 27 (56.25%) ITIL
3 26 (54.17%) ITSM
4 25 (52.08%) Ticket Management
5 9 (18.75%) Proactive Maintenance
6 5 (10.42%) Information Security
6 5 (10.42%) Line Management
6 5 (10.42%) Project Management
6 5 (10.42%) Situational Awareness
6 5 (10.42%) Statistics
7 4 (8.33%) Business Transformation
8 3 (6.25%) Project Delivery
9 2 (4.17%) Data Loss Prevention
9 2 (4.17%) Data Transformation
9 2 (4.17%) IT Strategy
9 2 (4.17%) Mentoring
9 2 (4.17%) Performance Improvement
9 2 (4.17%) SABSA
9 2 (4.17%) Systems Engineering
9 2 (4.17%) Technical Leadership
Programming Languages
1 33 (68.75%) SQL
2 21 (43.75%) PowerShell
3 5 (10.42%) VB
3 5 (10.42%) VBScript
4 2 (4.17%) ABAP
4 2 (4.17%) C
4 2 (4.17%) Scala
Qualifications
1 38 (79.17%) Citrix Certification
2 31 (64.58%) MCSE
2 31 (64.58%) Microsoft Certification
3 30 (62.50%) MCSA
4 7 (14.58%) Degree
4 7 (14.58%) MCP
4 7 (14.58%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 5 (10.42%) CCNA
5 5 (10.42%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (10.42%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (6.25%) CCNP
7 2 (4.17%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 8 (16.67%) SLA
2 5 (10.42%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 3 (6.25%) PCI DSS
4 2 (4.17%) GDPR
4 2 (4.17%) NIST
4 2 (4.17%) QA
4 2 (4.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (2.08%) COBIT
System Software
1 31 (64.58%) Active Directory
2 9 (18.75%) XenApp
3 7 (14.58%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (12.50%) XenDesktop
5 5 (10.42%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 27 (56.25%) Microsoft Intune
1 27 (56.25%) SCCM
2 23 (47.92%) WSUS
3 5 (10.42%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 37 (77.08%) Citrix
2 35 (72.92%) Microsoft
3 31 (64.58%) VMware
4 23 (47.92%) Veeam
5 18 (37.50%) Zscaler
6 10 (20.83%) SAP
7 6 (12.50%) Dell
8 5 (10.42%) EMC
8 5 (10.42%) IBM
8 5 (10.42%) NetApp
8 5 (10.42%) ServiceNow
8 5 (10.42%) Sophos
9 4 (8.33%) Cisco
10 3 (6.25%) HP
11 2 (4.17%) Cloudera
11 2 (4.17%) Forcepoint
11 2 (4.17%) Hortonworks
11 2 (4.17%) Oracle
11 2 (4.17%) Salesforce.com
11 2 (4.17%) SonicWALL