Period
to 24 May 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 24 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Citrix Certified Administrator (CCA)
UK
6 months to
24 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1028 914 893
Rank change year-on-year -114 -21 -160
Permanent jobs citing CCA 141 232 392
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.082% 0.14% 0.20%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.35% 0.55% 0.70%
Number of salaries quoted 104 177 319
UK median annual salary £42,000 £50,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -16.00% +17.65% -
10th Percentile £33,425 £34,700 £26,750
90th Percentile £68,375 £68,100 £71,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £50,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -20.00% +25.00% -

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 40,648 42,221 55,631
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 23.57% 24.94% 27.70%
Number of salaries quoted 30,801 33,126 44,634
UK median annual salary £49,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.89% - -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £44,900 £42,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +6.90% -1.18% +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 24 May 2018.

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 24 May 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 -62 136 £42,000 -16.00% 21
UK excluding London -92 93 £40,000 -20.00% 16
London -3 45 £57,500 -8.00% 5
South East -59 32 £40,000 -20.00% 7
East of England -18 20 £42,000 -1.18%
South West -9 13 £37,500 -42.31% 1
Midlands - 13 £40,000 - 3
North of England +3 12 £42,500 - 5
West Midlands - 12 £40,000 - 1
Yorkshire +20 6 £50,000 - 1
North West -9 6 £38,750 -3.13% 4
Wales -4 3 £40,000 -
East Midlands - 1 £32,500 - 2

For the 6 months to 24 May 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.

1 122 (86.52%) Citrix Certification
2 113 (80.14%) Citrix
3 101 (71.63%) VMware
4 99 (70.21%) Windows
5 89 (63.12%) Microsoft Certification
6 84 (59.57%) Microsoft
7 76 (53.90%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 70 (49.65%) MCSE
9 67 (47.52%) Active Directory
10 66 (46.81%) XenApp
11 61 (43.26%) Hyper-V
11 61 (43.26%) VMware Infrastructure
11 61 (43.26%) Windows Server
12 60 (42.55%) Windows Server 2012
13 55 (39.01%) SAN
14 46 (32.62%) Finance
15 42 (29.79%) Office 365
16 37 (26.24%) Windows Server 2008
17 36 (25.53%) Microsoft Azure
17 36 (25.53%) Cisco Certification
18 34 (24.11%) Cisco
19 30 (21.28%) MS Exchange
20 29 (20.57%) CCNA
20 29 (20.57%) XenDesktop
20 29 (20.57%) MCITP
21 28 (19.86%) ITIL
21 28 (19.86%) NetScaler
22 25 (17.73%) Linux
23 24 (17.02%) CCNP
23 24 (17.02%) DHCP

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 30 (21.28%) MS Exchange
2 8 (5.67%) Skype for Business
3 7 (4.96%) Exchange Server 2013
4 6 (4.26%) SharePoint
5 4 (2.84%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (0.71%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (0.71%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (1.42%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.71%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 13 (9.22%) SAP CO
1 13 (9.22%) SAP FI
2 12 (8.51%) SAP FI/CO
3 3 (2.13%) SAP BPC
4 2 (1.42%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 42 (29.79%) Office 365
2 36 (25.53%) Microsoft Azure
3 21 (14.89%) Amazon AWS
4 11 (7.80%) SaaS
5 4 (2.84%) IaaS
6 3 (2.13%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (0.71%) OpenDNS
Communications & Networking
1 55 (39.01%) SAN
2 28 (19.86%) NetScaler
3 24 (17.02%) DHCP
3 24 (17.02%) DNS
4 22 (15.60%) Firewall
5 14 (9.93%) Wireshark
6 12 (8.51%) LAN
6 12 (8.51%) WAN
7 11 (7.80%) Cisco Nexus
7 11 (7.80%) iSCSI
7 11 (7.80%) VPN
8 10 (7.09%) Remote Desktop
8 10 (7.09%) TCP/IP
9 9 (6.38%) Ethernet
10 8 (5.67%) Cisco ASA
10 8 (5.67%) IPv4
11 7 (4.96%) 802.11
11 7 (4.96%) IPsec
11 7 (4.96%) MPLS
11 7 (4.96%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (7.09%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.84%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (2.13%) SAP BW
3 3 (2.13%) SQL Server 2014
4 2 (1.42%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.71%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
5 1 (0.71%) MySQL
5 1 (0.71%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (0.71%) AutoIt
General
1 46 (32.62%) Finance
2 7 (4.96%) Marketing
3 6 (4.26%) General Ledger
4 5 (3.55%) Banking
4 5 (3.55%) Legal
4 5 (3.55%) Telecoms
5 4 (2.84%) Advertising
6 3 (2.13%) Electronics
6 3 (2.13%) Law
6 3 (2.13%) Manufacturing
6 3 (2.13%) Retail
7 1 (0.71%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.71%) Avionics
7 1 (0.71%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.71%) Games
7 1 (0.71%) Military
7 1 (0.71%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 29 (20.57%) Consultant
2 28 (19.86%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 23 (16.31%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 18 (12.77%) Support Engineer
5 17 (12.06%) 3rd Line Support
5 17 (12.06%) Infrastructure Consultant
6 16 (11.35%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 10 (7.09%) IT Engineer
8 9 (6.38%) Analyst
8 9 (6.38%) IT Support
9 8 (5.67%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
9 8 (5.67%) IT Support Engineer
10 7 (4.96%) Citrix Engineer
10 7 (4.96%) Citrix Support
10 7 (4.96%) SAP CO Consultant
10 7 (4.96%) SAP Consultant
10 7 (4.96%) SAP FI Consultant
10 7 (4.96%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
10 7 (4.96%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
10 7 (4.96%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (4.96%) 802.1X
1 7 (4.96%) XMPP
2 6 (4.26%) SAP PI
3 2 (1.42%) LDAP
4 1 (0.71%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (8.51%) Self-Motivation
2 10 (7.09%) Computer Science
2 10 (7.09%) Enterprise Storage
3 7 (4.96%) DataPower
3 7 (4.96%) VxBlock/Vblock
4 6 (4.26%) Data Centre
5 4 (2.84%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (2.84%) Driving Licence
5 4 (2.84%) Fat Client
5 4 (2.84%) Thin Client
6 3 (2.13%) Clustering
6 3 (2.13%) Data Protection Act
7 2 (1.42%) Credit Risk
7 2 (1.42%) Private Cloud
7 2 (1.42%) Public Cloud
8 1 (0.71%) Fintech
8 1 (0.71%) Replication
8 1 (0.71%) User Experience
8 1 (0.71%) Virtual Team
8 1 (0.71%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 99 (70.21%) Windows
2 61 (43.26%) Windows Server
3 60 (42.55%) Windows Server 2012
4 37 (26.24%) Windows Server 2008
5 25 (17.73%) Linux
6 14 (9.93%) Windows Server 2003
7 11 (7.80%) Windows 10
7 11 (7.80%) Windows 7
8 5 (3.55%) Windows XP
9 3 (2.13%) Unix
10 2 (1.42%) Mac OS
10 2 (1.42%) Mac OS X
10 2 (1.42%) SUSE
11 1 (0.71%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.71%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (19.86%) ITIL
2 14 (9.93%) Change Management
3 13 (9.22%) Problem-Solving
3 13 (9.22%) Service Delivery
4 11 (7.80%) DevOps
4 11 (7.80%) Load Balancing
4 11 (7.80%) Root Cause Analysis
5 9 (6.38%) Project Management
6 8 (5.67%) Mentoring
6 8 (5.67%) Time Management
7 7 (4.96%) Capacity Planning
7 7 (4.96%) Systems Analysis
8 6 (4.26%) Accounts Payable
8 6 (4.26%) Accounts Receivable
8 6 (4.26%) Business Change Management
8 6 (4.26%) Coaching
8 6 (4.26%) PRINCE2
8 6 (4.26%) Stakeholder Management
8 6 (4.26%) Test Management
9 5 (3.55%) Patch Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (14.89%) PowerShell
2 5 (3.55%) SQL
3 3 (2.13%) Bash Shell
3 3 (2.13%) Perl
4 1 (0.71%) C
4 1 (0.71%) C#
4 1 (0.71%) PHP
4 1 (0.71%) Python
4 1 (0.71%) Shell Script
4 1 (0.71%) VB
Qualifications
1 122 (86.52%) Citrix Certification
2 89 (63.12%) Microsoft Certification
3 76 (53.90%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 70 (49.65%) MCSE
5 36 (25.53%) Cisco Certification
6 29 (20.57%) CCNA
6 29 (20.57%) MCITP
7 24 (17.02%) CCNP
8 14 (9.93%) VCP5
9 13 (9.22%) MCSA
10 10 (7.09%) Degree
11 7 (4.96%) CCIE
11 7 (4.96%) Computer Science Degree
12 6 (4.26%) CCEA
13 5 (3.55%) Security Cleared
14 4 (2.84%) CCAA
14 4 (2.84%) MCP
14 4 (2.84%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
15 3 (2.13%) MCTS
15 3 (2.13%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (12.06%) SLA
2 1 (0.71%) COSHH
2 1 (0.71%) Def Stans
2 1 (0.71%) DO-178B
2 1 (0.71%) DO-254
2 1 (0.71%) IEC 61508
2 1 (0.71%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.71%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.71%) QA
System Software
1 67 (47.52%) Active Directory
2 66 (46.81%) XenApp
3 61 (43.26%) Hyper-V
3 61 (43.26%) VMware Infrastructure
4 29 (20.57%) XenDesktop
5 15 (10.64%) vSphere
6 13 (9.22%) VMware ESXi
6 13 (9.22%) XenServer
7 12 (8.51%) Microsoft App-V
8 7 (4.96%) VMware NSX
9 6 (4.26%) Terminal Services
10 4 (2.84%) Virtual Servers
11 2 (1.42%) Virtual Desktop
12 1 (0.71%) DFS Replication
12 1 (0.71%) Firmware
12 1 (0.71%) NFS
Systems Management
1 22 (15.60%) SCCM
2 18 (12.77%) SCOM
3 12 (8.51%) EdgeSight
4 11 (7.80%) NetBackup
5 7 (4.96%) Cacti
5 7 (4.96%) Cisco CUCM
6 3 (2.13%) Backup Exec
6 3 (2.13%) Norton AntiVirus
6 3 (2.13%) vCenter Server
6 3 (2.13%) WSUS
7 2 (1.42%) Jamf Pro
7 2 (1.42%) Microsoft Clustering
7 2 (1.42%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 1 (0.71%) McAfee ePO
8 1 (0.71%) PowerCLI
Vendors
1 113 (80.14%) Citrix
2 101 (71.63%) VMware
3 84 (59.57%) Microsoft
4 34 (24.11%) Cisco
5 22 (15.60%) NetApp
6 16 (11.35%) SAP
7 14 (9.93%) HP
8 11 (7.80%) Ivanti
9 10 (7.09%) Juniper
10 9 (6.38%) Palo Alto
11 7 (4.96%) IBM
11 7 (4.96%) Salesforce.com
11 7 (4.96%) SolarWinds
12 6 (4.26%) CommVault
13 5 (3.55%) Sophos
14 4 (2.84%) Avaya
14 4 (2.84%) EMC
14 4 (2.84%) Meraki
15 3 (2.13%) 3PAR
15 3 (2.13%) Civica