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 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sun Certified System Administrator (SCSA)
Rank 804 830 846
Rank change year-on-year
+26 +16
Permanent jobs citing SCSA 27 12 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.027% 0.012% 0.014%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.099% 0.046% 0.048%
Number of salaries quoted 17 6 13
Average salary £38,000 £45,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.55% -14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £42,500 £39,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £56,250 £67,800
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-15.55% +5.88%
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
27216 26279 28998
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 27.59% 27.10% 28.19%
Number of salaries quoted 21958 20911 24521
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SCSA across the England region over the 3 months to 23 January 2015.

SCSA Salary Histogram in England

SCSA
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SCSA within the England region over the 3 months to 23 January 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
South East -25 14 £52,500 +16.66% 1
South West - 12 £38,000 - 1
London -9 1 £42,500 -37.03%
SCSA
UK

SCSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 33 (100.00%) Linux
2 32 (96.97%) Solaris
2 32 (96.97%) UNIX
2 32 (96.97%) HP
3 29 (87.88%) Sun
3 29 (87.88%) Sun Certification
4 21 (63.64%) Red Hat
4 21 (63.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 21 (63.64%) Analytical Skills
5 16 (48.48%) VMware
6 15 (45.45%) SUSE
6 15 (45.45%) Veritas
6 15 (45.45%) Symantec
7 14 (42.42%) Shell Script
7 14 (42.42%) SAN
7 14 (42.42%) Firewall
7 14 (42.42%) NetBackup
7 14 (42.42%) RHCA
8 13 (39.39%) VMware Infrastructure
8 13 (39.39%) Degree
8 13 (39.39%) Microsoft
8 13 (39.39%) Oracle
8 13 (39.39%) ITIL
8 13 (39.39%) MS Excel
9 11 (33.33%) ATM
9 11 (33.33%) VoIP
9 11 (33.33%) HPUX
9 11 (33.33%) Oracle Forms
9 11 (33.33%) MS Office
9 11 (33.33%) SQL

SCSA
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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.

Applications
1 13 (39.39%) MS Excel
2 11 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
2 11 (33.33%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 14 (42.42%) SAN
1 14 (42.42%) Firewall
2 11 (33.33%) xDSL
2 11 (33.33%) ATM
2 11 (33.33%) VoIP
2 11 (33.33%) Ethernet
2 11 (33.33%) PPP
2 11 (33.33%) VPN
3 7 (21.21%) Broadband
3 7 (21.21%) DSLAM
4 6 (18.18%) TCP/IP
5 3 (9.09%) DNS
5 3 (9.09%) DHCP
5 3 (9.09%) NAS
6 2 (6.06%) MPLS
7 1 (3.03%) Fibre Channel
Development Applications
1 11 (33.33%) Oracle Forms
General
1 11 (33.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (42.42%) Linux Engineer
2 9 (27.27%) Network Engineer
2 9 (27.27%) UNIX Engineer
3 5 (15.15%) Network Support
3 5 (15.15%) Technical Support
3 5 (15.15%) Support Engineer
3 5 (15.15%) Technical Support Engineer
3 5 (15.15%) Network Support Engineer
3 5 (15.15%) Technical Engineer
4 3 (9.09%) Server Engineer
4 3 (9.09%) Junior
4 3 (9.09%) Junior Network Engineer
4 3 (9.09%) Junior Network Support
4 3 (9.09%) Junior Network Support Engineer
4 3 (9.09%) Junior Support Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) Linux Server Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) Systems Administrator
5 2 (6.06%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 2 (6.06%) Linux Administrator
5 2 (6.06%) Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 21 (63.64%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (9.09%) Clustering
3 1 (3.03%) Performance Metrics
3 1 (3.03%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.03%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 33 (100.00%) Linux
2 32 (96.97%) Solaris
2 32 (96.97%) UNIX
3 21 (63.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 15 (45.45%) SUSE
5 11 (33.33%) HPUX
6 2 (6.06%) AIX
7 1 (3.03%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (39.39%) ITIL
2 9 (27.27%) PRINCE2
2 9 (27.27%) Project Management
3 6 (18.18%) Problem Management
4 3 (9.09%) Performance Monitoring
4 3 (9.09%) Mentoring
4 3 (9.09%) Coaching
4 3 (9.09%) Project Planning
5 2 (6.06%) Resource Management
5 2 (6.06%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (6.06%) Knowledge Management
6 1 (3.03%) Change Management
6 1 (3.03%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (3.03%) Workflow
6 1 (3.03%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (3.03%) High Availability
6 1 (3.03%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 14 (42.42%) Shell Script
2 11 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 29 (87.88%) Sun Certification
2 14 (42.42%) RHCA
3 13 (39.39%) Degree
4 11 (33.33%) CCNP
4 11 (33.33%) CCNA
4 11 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (18.18%) RHCE
6 4 (12.12%) Security Cleared
7 2 (6.06%) SAP Certification
8 1 (3.03%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (3.03%) SCSE
8 1 (3.03%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (3.03%) VCP4
8 1 (3.03%) VCP5
8 1 (3.03%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.12%) QA
2 2 (6.06%) ISO 9001
2 2 (6.06%) SLA
2 2 (6.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 13 (39.39%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (9.09%) VMware ESX
3 2 (6.06%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 14 (42.42%) NetBackup
2 1 (3.03%) Backup Exec
2 1 (3.03%) EMC NetWorker
2 1 (3.03%) Legato
Vendors
1 32 (96.97%) HP
2 29 (87.88%) Sun
3 21 (63.64%) Red Hat
4 16 (48.48%) VMware
5 15 (45.45%) Symantec
5 15 (45.45%) Veritas
6 13 (39.39%) Microsoft
6 13 (39.39%) Oracle
7 6 (18.18%) Huawei
8 2 (6.06%) 3PAR
8 2 (6.06%) SAP
8 2 (6.06%) IBM
9 1 (3.03%) EMC
9 1 (3.03%) CommVault
9 1 (3.03%) Hitachi
9 1 (3.03%) NetApp
9 1 (3.03%) Twitter
Staines, Middlesex
Zorba Consulting Limited
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: 5 days ago