Period
to 23 August 2017

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 23 August 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Citrix Certified Administrator (CCA)
UK
6 months to
23 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 912 929 820
Rank change year-on-year +17 -109 -7
Permanent jobs citing CCA 282 339 483
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.16% 0.17% 0.22%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.66% 0.64% 0.81%
Number of salaries quoted 139 256 377
UK median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -5.56% +7.14%
10th Percentile £29,700 £27,375 £30,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £63,125 £68,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £42,253 £42,500
% change year-on-year -5.33% -0.58% +6.25%

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 42880 52716 59663
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 24.36% 26.79% 27.55%
Number of salaries quoted 32925 42572 47383
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £73,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,377 £40,000
% change year-on-year +0.29% +5.94% -

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 23 August 2017.

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 23 August 2017. 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 +34 271 £45,000 +5.88% 19
London +85 150 £47,500 -9.52% 5
UK excluding London -16 131 £40,000 -5.33% 16
South East +25 64 £42,500 - 3
North of England -12 20 £40,000 - 5
East of England -16 18 £55,000 +33.33% 1
North West -32 17 £40,000 -5.88% 4
South West +10 16 £55,000 +37.07% 5
Wales +13 11 £40,000 -5.88% 1
Yorkshire +10 3 £32,500 -18.75% 1
Midlands +25 2 £21,000 -36.36%
East Midlands +10 2 £21,000 -36.36%

For the 6 months to 23 August 2017, IT jobs citing CCA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for CCA.

1 239 (84.75%) Citrix Certification
2 225 (79.79%) Citrix
3 210 (74.47%) Microsoft Certification
4 205 (72.70%) Windows
5 204 (72.34%) VMware
6 191 (67.73%) Microsoft
7 187 (66.31%) MCSE
8 164 (58.16%) XenApp
9 158 (56.03%) Active Directory
10 146 (51.77%) ITIL
11 140 (49.65%) MS Exchange
12 135 (47.87%) XenDesktop
13 126 (44.68%) Finance
14 117 (41.49%) SCCM
15 101 (35.82%) Windows 7
16 99 (35.11%) Microsoft Office
17 98 (34.75%) Apple
17 98 (34.75%) Service Management
17 98 (34.75%) Exchange Server 2010
18 96 (34.04%) AppSense
19 95 (33.69%) IaaS
20 94 (33.33%) Banking
20 94 (33.33%) McAfee
21 93 (32.98%) Retail
21 93 (32.98%) Skype for Business
22 92 (32.62%) Apple iOS
22 92 (32.62%) Android
22 92 (32.62%) AirWatch
22 92 (32.62%) Mac OS X
23 91 (32.27%) Blackberry

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
1 140 (49.65%) MS Exchange
2 98 (34.75%) Exchange Server 2010
3 93 (32.98%) Skype for Business
4 30 (10.64%) Exchange Server 2013
5 24 (8.51%) SharePoint
6 8 (2.84%) Exchange Server 2003
7 4 (1.42%) Exchange Server 2007
8 3 (1.06%) IIS
9 2 (0.71%) Apache Spark
9 2 (0.71%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 1 (0.35%) Apache
10 1 (0.35%) nginx
10 1 (0.35%) Tomcat
Applications
1 99 (35.11%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 34 (12.06%) SAP CO
1 34 (12.06%) SAP FI
1 34 (12.06%) SAP FI/CO
2 9 (3.19%) SAP FI-AP
3 8 (2.84%) SAP FI-AR
3 8 (2.84%) SAP PS
4 5 (1.77%) SAP BPC
4 5 (1.77%) SAP S/4HANA
5 4 (1.42%) SAP FSCM
6 3 (1.06%) SAP SD
7 1 (0.35%) Dynamics NAV
7 1 (0.35%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 95 (33.69%) IaaS
2 40 (14.18%) Office 365
3 11 (3.90%) Microsoft Azure
4 7 (2.48%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (2.48%) SaaS
5 4 (1.42%) PaaS
6 1 (0.35%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 91 (32.27%) Skype
2 63 (22.34%) SAN
3 33 (11.70%) WAN
4 32 (11.35%) LAN
5 27 (9.57%) NetScaler
6 25 (8.87%) Firewall
7 17 (6.03%) DNS
8 16 (5.67%) VPN
9 15 (5.32%) DHCP
9 15 (5.32%) Wi-Fi
10 12 (4.26%) Remote Desktop
11 11 (3.90%) Internet
11 11 (3.90%) NAS
12 10 (3.55%) SMTP
12 10 (3.55%) Wireshark
13 7 (2.48%) Cisco ASA
13 7 (2.48%) iSCSI
14 6 (2.13%) Cisco Nexus
14 6 (2.13%) VoIP
15 5 (1.77%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (12.77%) SQL Server
2 7 (2.48%) Relational Database
3 4 (1.42%) SAP HANA
4 3 (1.06%) SAP BW
4 3 (1.06%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (0.71%) Big Data
5 2 (0.71%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (0.71%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.35%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (0.35%) Apache Hive
6 1 (0.35%) HBase
6 1 (0.35%) Impala
6 1 (0.35%) MySQL
6 1 (0.35%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.35%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 5 (1.77%) LSMW
2 2 (0.71%) JIRA
2 2 (0.71%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 126 (44.68%) Finance
2 94 (33.33%) Banking
3 93 (32.98%) Retail
4 91 (32.27%) Investment Banking
4 91 (32.27%) Retail Banking
5 10 (3.55%) Manufacturing
6 5 (1.77%) Advertising
7 4 (1.42%) Publishing
7 4 (1.42%) Telecoms
8 3 (1.06%) German Language
8 3 (1.06%) Legal
9 2 (0.71%) Automotive
9 2 (0.71%) General Ledger
9 2 (0.71%) Marketing
10 1 (0.35%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 54 (19.15%) Consultant
2 42 (14.89%) Head of Support
3 37 (13.12%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 23 (8.16%) Infrastructure Consultant
4 23 (8.16%) SAP Consultant
5 21 (7.45%) IT Support
6 20 (7.09%) Support Engineer
7 18 (6.38%) IT Support Specialist
7 18 (6.38%) Support Specialist
8 17 (6.03%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 17 (6.03%) SAP FI Consultant
9 16 (5.67%) Citrix Engineer
9 16 (5.67%) Senior Consultant
10 15 (5.32%) Analyst
10 15 (5.32%) SAP CO Consultant
10 15 (5.32%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
11 11 (3.90%) Technical Consultant
12 10 (3.55%) 3rd Line Support
12 10 (3.55%) Infrastructure Manager
12 10 (3.55%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (3.19%) Software Packaging
2 5 (1.77%) IDoc
2 5 (1.77%) Middleware
3 4 (1.42%) 802.1X
3 4 (1.42%) XMPP
4 2 (0.71%) SAP CO-PA
5 1 (0.35%) Kafka
5 1 (0.35%) PySpark
5 1 (0.35%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 91 (32.27%) Blackberry
1 91 (32.27%) User Experience
2 13 (4.61%) Computer Science
3 9 (3.19%) Data Centre
4 4 (1.42%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (1.42%) DataPower
4 4 (1.42%) Driving Licence
4 4 (1.42%) Management Information System
4 4 (1.42%) VxBlock/Vblock
5 3 (1.06%) Device Driver
6 2 (0.71%) Replication
7 1 (0.35%) Digital TV
7 1 (0.35%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.35%) Fat Client
7 1 (0.35%) HP Storage
7 1 (0.35%) HP StoreVirtual
7 1 (0.35%) iPad
7 1 (0.35%) PMI
7 1 (0.35%) Thin Client
7 1 (0.35%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 205 (72.70%) Windows
2 101 (35.82%) Windows 7
3 92 (32.62%) Android
3 92 (32.62%) Apple iOS
3 92 (32.62%) Mac OS X
4 76 (26.95%) Windows Server
5 70 (24.82%) Windows Server 2012
6 38 (13.48%) Windows Server 2008
7 17 (6.03%) Linux
7 17 (6.03%) Windows Server 2003
8 13 (4.61%) Windows 10
9 6 (2.13%) Unix
9 6 (2.13%) Windows XP
10 3 (1.06%) Debian
11 2 (0.71%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.35%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.35%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.35%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 146 (51.77%) ITIL
2 98 (34.75%) Service Management
3 91 (32.27%) Asset Management
3 91 (32.27%) Wealth Management
4 42 (14.89%) Knowledge Management
4 42 (14.89%) Problem Management
5 23 (8.16%) PRINCE2
6 20 (7.09%) Continuous Improvement
7 19 (6.74%) Time Management
8 13 (4.61%) Agile Software Development
8 13 (4.61%) Disaster Recovery
9 12 (4.26%) Project Management
10 9 (3.19%) Procure-to-Pay
11 8 (2.84%) Change Control
11 8 (2.84%) Change Management
11 8 (2.84%) Migration
11 8 (2.84%) Presales
11 8 (2.84%) Risk Management
12 7 (2.48%) Business Intelligence
12 7 (2.48%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 26 (9.22%) SQL
2 10 (3.55%) ABAP
3 5 (1.77%) PowerShell
4 3 (1.06%) Python
5 2 (0.71%) Bash Shell
5 2 (0.71%) C
6 1 (0.35%) AppleScript
6 1 (0.35%) Java
6 1 (0.35%) PHP
6 1 (0.35%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 239 (84.75%) Citrix Certification
2 210 (74.47%) Microsoft Certification
3 187 (66.31%) MCSE
4 71 (25.18%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 51 (18.09%) Cisco Certification
6 46 (16.31%) CCNA
7 31 (10.99%) Degree
8 24 (8.51%) MCSA
9 20 (7.09%) CCNP
9 20 (7.09%) MCITP
10 12 (4.26%) Computer Science Degree
11 10 (3.55%) MCP
11 10 (3.55%) MCTS
12 9 (3.19%) CCAA
12 9 (3.19%) CCEA
13 8 (2.84%) ACCA
14 5 (1.77%) CIMA
15 4 (1.42%) CCIE
15 4 (1.42%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
16 3 (1.06%) HPE ATP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (4.96%) SLA
2 1 (0.35%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.35%) QA
2 1 (0.35%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 164 (58.16%) XenApp
2 158 (56.03%) Active Directory
3 135 (47.87%) XenDesktop
4 80 (28.37%) VMware Infrastructure
5 61 (21.63%) Hyper-V
6 26 (9.22%) vSphere
7 23 (8.16%) VMware ESXi
8 14 (4.96%) Terminal Services
9 10 (3.55%) Microsoft App-V
10 7 (2.48%) MetaFrame
10 7 (2.48%) XenServer
11 4 (1.42%) Virtual Machines
11 4 (1.42%) VMware NSX
12 2 (0.71%) VMware Server
13 1 (0.35%) Virtual Desktop
13 1 (0.35%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 117 (41.49%) SCCM
2 92 (32.62%) AirWatch
3 11 (3.90%) SCOM
4 10 (3.55%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 10 (3.55%) SCDPM
5 6 (2.13%) EdgeSight
5 6 (2.13%) SCVMM
6 5 (1.77%) XenMobile
7 4 (1.42%) Cacti
7 4 (1.42%) Cisco CUCM
7 4 (1.42%) WSUS
8 3 (1.06%) NetBackup
9 2 (0.71%) Backup Exec
9 2 (0.71%) HP SIM
9 2 (0.71%) McAfee ePO
9 2 (0.71%) Norton AntiVirus
9 2 (0.71%) Trend Micro Deep Security
10 1 (0.35%) Jamf Pro
10 1 (0.35%) Microsoft Clustering
10 1 (0.35%) ThinApp
Vendors
1 225 (79.79%) Citrix
2 204 (72.34%) VMware
3 191 (67.73%) Microsoft
4 98 (34.75%) Apple
5 96 (34.04%) AppSense
6 94 (33.33%) McAfee
7 91 (32.27%) ServiceNow
8 60 (21.28%) Cisco
9 37 (13.12%) SAP
10 31 (10.99%) HP
11 13 (4.61%) NetApp
12 11 (3.90%) 3PAR
13 10 (3.55%) Aruba
13 10 (3.55%) Juniper
14 9 (3.19%) CommVault
15 8 (2.84%) DataCore
16 7 (2.48%) CA
16 7 (2.48%) CA Agile Central
16 7 (2.48%) IBM
16 7 (2.48%) Veeam