The table below looks at the statistics for SCSA in IT jobs advertised for the Oxfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SCSA over the 3 months to 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sun Certified System Administrator (SCSA)
Rank - - -
Permanent jobs citing SCSA 0 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire - - -
As % of the Qualifications category - - -
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Average salary - - -
UK excluding London average salary £39,750 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-11.66% +5.88%
SCSA
South East

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

Qualifications Category
Oxfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
451 538 469
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 29.65% 32.39% 28.17%
Number of salaries quoted 369 458 435
Average salary £36,250 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.37% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,800 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.00% -

SCSA
Top 19 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT jobs across the Oxfordshire 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%) 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
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) RHCE
1 1 (100.00%) SAN
1 1 (100.00%) Veritas
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) VMware ESX
1 1 (100.00%) Project Planning
1 1 (100.00%) Problem Management
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (100.00%) NAS

SCSA
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT jobs across the Oxfordshire 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%) NAS
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) UNIX Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Linux 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
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Project Planning
1 1 (100.00%) Problem Management
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) RHCE
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) VMware ESX
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Sun
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) Veritas
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 1 (100.00%) VMware