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 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sun Certified System Administrator (SCSA)
Rank 872 842 863
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +21
Permanent jobs citing SCSA 6 20 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.006% 0.020% 0.014%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.021% 0.074% 0.048%
Number of salaries quoted 5 20 11
Average salary £38,000 £50,000 £48,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-24.00% +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,000 £42,500 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £48,200 £57,750 £75,000
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
28927 26895 31198
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 27.12% 26.61% 28.78%
Number of salaries quoted 23036 22153 26248
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+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
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SCSA across the England region over the 3 months to 21 October 2014.

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 21 October 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 West - 4 £37,500 - 1
South East -13 2 £55,000 +22.22%
SCSA
UK

SCSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, 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 19 (95.00%) SAN
2 16 (80.00%) Sun
2 16 (80.00%) Solaris
2 16 (80.00%) UNIX
3 15 (75.00%) Linux
3 15 (75.00%) HP
4 14 (70.00%) Veritas
5 13 (65.00%) NetBackup
6 12 (60.00%) VMware
6 12 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
7 10 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 10 (50.00%) Sun Certification
7 10 (50.00%) Red Hat
8 9 (45.00%) Disaster Recovery
8 9 (45.00%) Capacity Planning
9 8 (40.00%) Oracle
10 7 (35.00%) Analytical Skills
11 6 (30.00%) 3PAR
11 6 (30.00%) Problem Management
11 6 (30.00%) NAS
11 6 (30.00%) Symantec
11 6 (30.00%) VMware ESX
11 6 (30.00%) Project Planning
11 6 (30.00%) ITIL
11 6 (30.00%) DHCP
11 6 (30.00%) TCP/IP
11 6 (30.00%) DNS
11 6 (30.00%) SQL
11 6 (30.00%) RHCE
12 5 (25.00%) BMC

SCSA
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, 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 1 (5.00%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (5.00%) MS Office
1 1 (5.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 19 (95.00%) SAN
2 6 (30.00%) NAS
2 6 (30.00%) DHCP
2 6 (30.00%) TCP/IP
2 6 (30.00%) DNS
3 4 (20.00%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (5.00%) xDSL
4 1 (5.00%) MPLS
4 1 (5.00%) Firewall
4 1 (5.00%) ATM
4 1 (5.00%) VoIP
4 1 (5.00%) VPN
4 1 (5.00%) Ethernet
4 1 (5.00%) PPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (25.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Oracle Forms
General
1 1 (5.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (50.00%) UNIX Engineer
2 7 (35.00%) Administrator
3 6 (30.00%) Linux Engineer
4 5 (25.00%) UNIX Administrator
5 2 (10.00%) Storage Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Storage Administrator
5 2 (10.00%) Server Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) UNIX Server Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Network Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Technical Support
6 1 (5.00%) Support Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Network Support
6 1 (5.00%) Technical Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Technical Support Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Network Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 7 (35.00%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (25.00%) Clustering
3 4 (20.00%) Performance Metrics
3 4 (20.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 16 (80.00%) Solaris
1 16 (80.00%) UNIX
2 15 (75.00%) Linux
3 10 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (20.00%) SUSE
4 4 (20.00%) Windows
4 4 (20.00%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (45.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 9 (45.00%) Capacity Planning
2 6 (30.00%) Problem Management
2 6 (30.00%) Project Planning
2 6 (30.00%) ITIL
3 5 (25.00%) Business Continuity
3 5 (25.00%) Benchmarking
4 4 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
4 4 (20.00%) Change Management
4 4 (20.00%) Workflow
5 2 (10.00%) PRINCE2
5 2 (10.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (30.00%) SQL
2 2 (10.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 10 (50.00%) Sun Certification
2 6 (30.00%) RHCE
3 4 (20.00%) SCSE
3 4 (20.00%) RHCA
4 1 (5.00%) VCP4
4 1 (5.00%) VCP5
4 1 (5.00%) Degree
4 1 (5.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (5.00%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (5.00%) CCNP
4 1 (5.00%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.00%) SLA
1 2 (10.00%) QA
System Software
1 12 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (30.00%) VMware ESX
3 5 (25.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 5 (25.00%) Veritas File System
4 4 (20.00%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 13 (65.00%) NetBackup
2 5 (25.00%) BMC PATROL
3 2 (10.00%) Legato
3 2 (10.00%) Backup Exec
3 2 (10.00%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 16 (80.00%) Sun
2 15 (75.00%) HP
3 14 (70.00%) Veritas
4 12 (60.00%) VMware
5 10 (50.00%) Red Hat
6 8 (40.00%) Oracle
7 6 (30.00%) 3PAR
7 6 (30.00%) Symantec
8 5 (25.00%) BMC
9 4 (20.00%) Hitachi
10 2 (10.00%) NetApp
10 2 (10.00%) CommVault
10 2 (10.00%) EMC
11 1 (5.00%) Microsoft
Wiltshire
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago