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

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sun Certified System Administrator (SCSA)
Rank - 876 844
Permanent jobs citing SCSA 0 11 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England - 0.010% 0.014%
As % of the Qualifications category - 0.038% 0.052%
Number of salaries quoted 0 7 14
Average salary - £42,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -10.52%
UK excluding London average salary - £42,500 £46,250
% change year-on-year
- -8.10%
SCSA
UK

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

Qualifications Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
27547 29117 26991
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 27.08% 26.97% 26.92%
Number of salaries quoted 22463 22826 22187
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

SCSA
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

SCSA Jobs Demand Trend in England

SCSA
Salary Trend in England

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

SCSA Salary Trend in England

SCSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT jobs across the England 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 3 (100.00%) UNIX
1 3 (100.00%) Solaris
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
1 3 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 3 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (66.67%) Degree
2 2 (66.67%) QA
2 2 (66.67%) Problem Management
2 2 (66.67%) Firewall
2 2 (66.67%) Clustering
2 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
2 2 (66.67%) Sun
2 2 (66.67%) RHCE
2 2 (66.67%) Sun Certification
3 1 (33.33%) Veritas
3 1 (33.33%) HP
3 1 (33.33%) VPN
3 1 (33.33%) DNS
3 1 (33.33%) SSL
3 1 (33.33%) IBM
3 1 (33.33%) DHCP
3 1 (33.33%) FTP
3 1 (33.33%) HTTP
3 1 (33.33%) AIX
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL
3 1 (33.33%) NetBackup
3 1 (33.33%) SSH
3 1 (33.33%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)

SCSA
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT jobs across the England 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.

Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
1 2 (66.67%) Firewall
2 1 (33.33%) SSH
2 1 (33.33%) DHCP
2 1 (33.33%) FTP
2 1 (33.33%) HTTP
2 1 (33.33%) VPN
2 1 (33.33%) DNS
2 1 (33.33%) SSL
2 1 (33.33%) Internet
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Linux Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Administrator
2 1 (33.33%) Team Leader
2 1 (33.33%) UNIX Administrator
2 1 (33.33%) UNIX Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) UNIX Team Leader
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Clustering
2 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) UNIX
1 3 (100.00%) Solaris
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
1 3 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (33.33%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Problem Management
2 1 (33.33%) High Availability
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (33.33%) Server Monitoring
2 1 (33.33%) Mentoring
2 1 (33.33%) Coaching
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) Knowledge Management
2 1 (33.33%) Load Balancing
2 1 (33.33%) Resource Management
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) RHCE
1 2 (66.67%) Sun Certification
1 2 (66.67%) Degree
2 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) RHCSA
2 1 (33.33%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) QA
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Firmware
1 1 (33.33%) VMware ESX
1 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (33.33%) Veritas Volume Manager
1 1 (33.33%) VMFS
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Red Hat
2 2 (66.67%) Sun
3 1 (33.33%) HP
3 1 (33.33%) Veritas
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle
3 1 (33.33%) IBM
3 1 (33.33%) VMware