The table below looks at the statistics for SCSA in IT jobs advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SCSA over the 3 months to 1 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sun Certified System Administrator (SCSA)
Rank - 212 -
Permanent jobs citing SCSA 0 11 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire - 0.19% -
As % of the Qualifications category - 0.57% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 0
Average salary - £55,000 -
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £37,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+41.89% -7.50%
SCSA
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Qualifications Category
Berkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
1998 1919 1926
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 36.86% 33.71% 35.70%
Number of salaries quoted 1305 1311 1382
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

SCSA
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SCSA across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

SCSA Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

SCSA
Salary Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SCSA across the Berkshire region.

SCSA Salary Trend in Berkshire

SCSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT jobs across the Berkshire region citing SCSA also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited SCSA.

1 9 (100.00%) UNIX
1 9 (100.00%) Solaris
1 9 (100.00%) Linux
1 9 (100.00%) Sun
1 9 (100.00%) HP
1 9 (100.00%) Veritas
2 8 (88.89%) Sun Certification
2 8 (88.89%) Firewall
2 8 (88.89%) Telecoms
2 8 (88.89%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (88.89%) CCNP
2 8 (88.89%) CCNA
2 8 (88.89%) Ethernet
2 8 (88.89%) PPP
2 8 (88.89%) VPN
2 8 (88.89%) Oracle Forms
2 8 (88.89%) MS Excel
2 8 (88.89%) ATM
2 8 (88.89%) SQL
2 8 (88.89%) Oracle
2 8 (88.89%) MS Office
2 8 (88.89%) VoIP
2 8 (88.89%) MS PowerPoint
2 8 (88.89%) Degree
2 8 (88.89%) xDSL
2 8 (88.89%) Microsoft
2 8 (88.89%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (77.78%) Broadband
3 7 (77.78%) DSLAM
4 6 (66.67%) Huawei

SCSA
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT jobs across the Berkshire region citing SCSA also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited SCSA. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 8 (88.89%) MS Excel
1 8 (88.89%) MS Office
1 8 (88.89%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 8 (88.89%) Firewall
1 8 (88.89%) Ethernet
1 8 (88.89%) PPP
1 8 (88.89%) VPN
1 8 (88.89%) ATM
1 8 (88.89%) VoIP
1 8 (88.89%) xDSL
2 7 (77.78%) Broadband
2 7 (77.78%) DSLAM
3 1 (11.11%) SAN
3 1 (11.11%) DHCP
3 1 (11.11%) DNS
3 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
3 1 (11.11%) NAS
Development Applications
1 8 (88.89%) Oracle Forms
General
1 8 (88.89%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) Network Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Junior Network Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Junior Network Support
2 2 (22.22%) Junior Network Support Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Junior Support Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Technical Support
2 2 (22.22%) Support Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Junior
2 2 (22.22%) Technical Support Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Network Support Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Technical Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Network Support
3 1 (11.11%) UNIX Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Linux Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 8 (88.89%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 9 (100.00%) UNIX
1 9 (100.00%) Solaris
1 9 (100.00%) Linux
2 1 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (11.11%) Problem Management
1 1 (11.11%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 8 (88.89%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (88.89%) Sun Certification
1 8 (88.89%) Cisco Certification
1 8 (88.89%) CCNP
1 8 (88.89%) CCNA
1 8 (88.89%) Degree
2 1 (11.11%) RHCE
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) VMware ESX
1 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 9 (100.00%) Sun
1 9 (100.00%) HP
1 9 (100.00%) Veritas
2 8 (88.89%) Oracle
2 8 (88.89%) Microsoft
3 6 (66.67%) Huawei
4 1 (11.11%) VMware
4 1 (11.11%) Red Hat