The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Berkshire region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sun Certified System Administrator (SCSA)
Rank 214 - 223
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing SCSA 12 0 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.20% - 0.097%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.62% - 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 6
Average salary £50,000 - £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -37.50%
Qualifications Category
Berkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
1945 1897 1978
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 33.06% 35.64% 31.86%
Number of salaries quoted 1320 1340 1719
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,500 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
SCSA
South East

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
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SCSA within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Job
Vacancies
Reading - 7 £50,000 -
SCSA
South East

SCSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 19 (95.00%) UNIX
1 19 (95.00%) Linux
2 18 (90.00%) Sun
3 15 (75.00%) HP
4 14 (70.00%) CCNP
4 14 (70.00%) CCNA
4 14 (70.00%) Cisco Certification
4 14 (70.00%) Solaris
4 14 (70.00%) Firewall
5 13 (65.00%) Telecoms
5 13 (65.00%) SQL
5 13 (65.00%) Oracle
6 12 (60.00%) ATM
6 12 (60.00%) Sun Certification
6 12 (60.00%) Degree
7 9 (45.00%) Veritas
7 9 (45.00%) VPN
8 8 (40.00%) VoIP
8 8 (40.00%) Ethernet
8 8 (40.00%) PPP
8 8 (40.00%) xDSL
9 7 (35.00%) Load Balancing
9 7 (35.00%) MPLS
10 6 (30.00%) VMware
10 6 (30.00%) Cisco
10 6 (30.00%) Microsoft
10 6 (30.00%) MS Office
11 5 (25.00%) DHCP
11 5 (25.00%) DNS
11 5 (25.00%) TCP/IP

SCSA
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 6 (30.00%) MS Office
2 5 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 5 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) SaaS
1 1 (5.00%) PaaS
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 14 (70.00%) Firewall
2 12 (60.00%) ATM
3 9 (45.00%) VPN
4 8 (40.00%) VoIP
4 8 (40.00%) Ethernet
4 8 (40.00%) PPP
4 8 (40.00%) xDSL
5 7 (35.00%) MPLS
6 5 (25.00%) DHCP
6 5 (25.00%) DNS
6 5 (25.00%) TCP/IP
7 4 (20.00%) NAS
7 4 (20.00%) SAN
8 1 (5.00%) SSH
8 1 (5.00%) SSL
8 1 (5.00%) FTP
8 1 (5.00%) HTTP
8 1 (5.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.00%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 3 (15.00%) Oracle Forms
General
1 13 (65.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (70.00%) Support Engineer
2 12 (60.00%) Technical Support Engineer
2 12 (60.00%) Technical Engineer
2 12 (60.00%) Technical Support
3 6 (30.00%) Network Engineer
3 6 (30.00%) Network Support Engineer
3 6 (30.00%) Network Support
3 6 (30.00%) IP Engineer
4 5 (25.00%) UNIX Engineer
5 4 (20.00%) IP Network Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Cloud Architect
6 1 (5.00%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
6 1 (5.00%) Architect
6 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Architect
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 19 (95.00%) UNIX
1 19 (95.00%) Linux
2 14 (70.00%) Solaris
3 5 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (35.00%) Load Balancing
2 5 (25.00%) Problem Management
3 4 (20.00%) Project Planning
4 1 (5.00%) Server Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 13 (65.00%) SQL
2 1 (5.00%) Perl
2 1 (5.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 14 (70.00%) CCNP
1 14 (70.00%) CCNA
1 14 (70.00%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (60.00%) Sun Certification
2 12 (60.00%) Degree
3 5 (25.00%) RHCE
4 2 (10.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (5.00%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (25.00%) VMware ESX
1 5 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (5.00%) VMFS
2 1 (5.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
Vendors
1 18 (90.00%) Sun
2 15 (75.00%) HP
3 13 (65.00%) Oracle
4 9 (45.00%) Veritas
5 6 (30.00%) VMware
5 6 (30.00%) Cisco
5 6 (30.00%) Microsoft
6 5 (25.00%) Red Hat
6 5 (25.00%) Huawei
7 2 (10.00%) Sybase
8 1 (5.00%) EMC
8 1 (5.00%) Citrix