The first table below looks at the demand for SCSA in IT jobs advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SCSA over the 3 months to 16 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 City of London region.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sun Certified System Administrator (SCSA)
Rank - 327 342
Permanent jobs citing SCSA 0 1 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London - 0.008% 0.022%
As % of the Qualifications category - 0.033% 0.095%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 3
Average salary - £45,000 £49,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -8.16%
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -37.50%
Qualifications Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
3029 2991 3171
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 23.75% 25.07% 22.73%
Number of salaries quoted 2569 2582 2848
Average salary £52,500 £51,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.94% +2.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,400 £72,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
SCSA
London

SCSA
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

SCSA Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

SCSA
Salary Trend in the City of London

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

SCSA Salary Trend in the City of London

SCSA
Top 16 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT jobs across the City of London 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 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) UNIX
1 1 (100.00%) Solaris
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) DHCP
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) Sun Certification
1 1 (100.00%) SAN
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) SSH
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (100.00%) vSphere

SCSA
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT jobs across the City of London 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) DHCP
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) SAN
1 1 (100.00%) SSH
General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) UNIX Engineer
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) UNIX
1 1 (100.00%) Solaris
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Sun Certification
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) vSphere
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 1 (100.00%) VMware