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 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sun Certified System Administrator (SCSA)
Rank 853 - 948
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing SCSA 3 0 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.004% - 0.012%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.014% - 0.043%
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 6
Median salary £17,000 - £38,000
UK excluding London median salary £17,000 £45,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
-62.63% +19.73%
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
21609 27336 29933
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 25.77% 27.20% 27.74%
Number of salaries quoted 17196 21840 24147
Median salary £45,000 £46,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.17% +2.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

SCSA
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of job ads across the England region citing SCSA as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SCSA within the England region over the 3 months to 3 December 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
North West - 3 £17,000 -
SCSA
UK

SCSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 3 December 2016, IT jobs citing SCSA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the England region with a requirement for SCSA.

1 12 (100.00%) Linux
1 12 (100.00%) RHCE
2 9 (75.00%) VMware
2 9 (75.00%) Clustering
2 9 (75.00%) Perl
2 9 (75.00%) Solaris
2 9 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (50.00%) SC Cleared
3 6 (50.00%) Security Cleared
3 6 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 6 (50.00%) Line Management
3 6 (50.00%) LAMP
3 6 (50.00%) Virtual Environments
3 6 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (50.00%) HP
3 6 (50.00%) MCSE
3 6 (50.00%) HTTP
3 6 (50.00%) TCP/IP
3 6 (50.00%) MySQL
3 6 (50.00%) Oracle
3 6 (50.00%) Unix
3 6 (50.00%) Windows
3 6 (50.00%) Apache
3 6 (50.00%) Tomcat
3 6 (50.00%) WAN
3 6 (50.00%) NetBackup
3 6 (50.00%) Oracle RMAN
3 6 (50.00%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
3 6 (50.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 6 (50.00%) Operations Management

SCSA
Top Related IT Skills in England 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 6 (50.00%) Apache
1 6 (50.00%) Tomcat
2 3 (25.00%) IBM Notes
2 3 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (25.00%) OpenStack
Applications
1 3 (25.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (50.00%) Firewall
1 6 (50.00%) HTTP
1 6 (50.00%) TCP/IP
1 6 (50.00%) WAN
2 3 (25.00%) BGP
2 3 (25.00%) Cisco IOS
2 3 (25.00%) DHCP
2 3 (25.00%) DNS
2 3 (25.00%) FTP
2 3 (25.00%) Internet
2 3 (25.00%) Intrusion Detection
2 3 (25.00%) IPsec
2 3 (25.00%) MPLS
2 3 (25.00%) OSPF
2 3 (25.00%) RIP
2 3 (25.00%) SMTP
2 3 (25.00%) SSL
2 3 (25.00%) VLAN
2 3 (25.00%) VPLS
2 3 (25.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (50.00%) MySQL
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Operations Engineer
1 6 (50.00%) Unix Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) 1st Line Support
2 3 (25.00%) Desktop Support
2 3 (25.00%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (50.00%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (75.00%) Clustering
2 3 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (25.00%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 12 (100.00%) Linux
2 9 (75.00%) Solaris
3 6 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 6 (50.00%) Unix
3 6 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) Line Management
1 6 (50.00%) Operations Management
1 6 (50.00%) Problem Management
1 6 (50.00%) Virtual Environments
2 3 (25.00%) Capacity Management
2 3 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
2 3 (25.00%) High Availability
2 3 (25.00%) Load Balancing
2 3 (25.00%) Test Automation
2 3 (25.00%) Threat Analysis
2 3 (25.00%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 9 (75.00%) Perl
2 3 (25.00%) Bash Shell
2 3 (25.00%) PowerShell
2 3 (25.00%) Python
2 3 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (100.00%) RHCE
2 6 (50.00%) MCSE
2 6 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 6 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 6 (50.00%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
2 6 (50.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 3 (25.00%) CCNA
3 3 (25.00%) CCNP
3 3 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (25.00%) CISSP
3 3 (25.00%) MCSA
3 3 (25.00%) RHCSA
3 3 (25.00%) SCNA
3 3 (25.00%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (25.00%) HIPAA
1 3 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (25.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 9 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (50.00%) Firmware
2 6 (50.00%) VMware ESX
3 3 (25.00%) Hyper-V
3 3 (25.00%) Sendmail
3 3 (25.00%) Xen
Systems Management
1 6 (50.00%) NetBackup
1 6 (50.00%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 9 (75.00%) VMware
2 6 (50.00%) HP
2 6 (50.00%) Oracle
2 6 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 6 (50.00%) Veritas
3 3 (25.00%) CheckPoint
3 3 (25.00%) Cisco
3 3 (25.00%) Lotus
3 3 (25.00%) Microsoft