The first table below looks at the demand for SCSA in IT jobs advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SCSA over the 3 months to 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Reading region.

Location
3 months to
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sun Certified System Administrator (SCSA)
Rank 125 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing SCSA 7 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.30% - -
As % of the Qualifications category 0.73% - -
Number of salaries quoted 4 0 0
Average salary £42,500 - -
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £47,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+15.78% +26.66%
Qualifications Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
962 883 781
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 41.63% 38.90% 34.77%
Number of salaries quoted 625 708 672
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
SCSA
Berkshire

SCSA
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

SCSA Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

SCSA
Salary Trend in Reading

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

SCSA Salary Trend in Reading

SCSA
Salary Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SCSA across the Reading region over the 3 months to 22 July 2014.

SCSA Salary Histogram in Reading

SCSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT jobs across the Reading 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 14 (100.00%) Linux
1 14 (100.00%) HP
2 11 (78.57%) Sun
2 11 (78.57%) UNIX
3 9 (64.29%) VMware
4 8 (57.14%) SAN
4 8 (57.14%) Solaris
4 8 (57.14%) Veritas
4 8 (57.14%) VMware Infrastructure
5 6 (42.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (42.86%) Red Hat
5 6 (42.86%) RHCE
5 6 (42.86%) TCP/IP
5 6 (42.86%) DNS
5 6 (42.86%) DHCP
5 6 (42.86%) VMware ESX
5 6 (42.86%) Firewall
5 6 (42.86%) Degree
5 6 (42.86%) Problem Management
6 5 (35.71%) Project Planning
6 5 (35.71%) Telecoms
6 5 (35.71%) ATM
6 5 (35.71%) SQL
6 5 (35.71%) Oracle
6 5 (35.71%) CCNP
6 5 (35.71%) CCNA
6 5 (35.71%) Sun Certification
6 5 (35.71%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (35.71%) NAS
7 4 (28.57%) VPN

SCSA
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT jobs across the Reading 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 2 (14.29%) MS PowerPoint
1 2 (14.29%) MS Excel
1 2 (14.29%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 8 (57.14%) SAN
2 6 (42.86%) TCP/IP
2 6 (42.86%) DNS
2 6 (42.86%) DHCP
2 6 (42.86%) Firewall
3 5 (35.71%) ATM
3 5 (35.71%) NAS
4 4 (28.57%) VPN
5 3 (21.43%) VoIP
5 3 (21.43%) PPP
5 3 (21.43%) Ethernet
5 3 (21.43%) MPLS
5 3 (21.43%) Fibre Channel
5 3 (21.43%) xDSL
6 1 (7.14%) SSL
6 1 (7.14%) Internet
6 1 (7.14%) FTP
6 1 (7.14%) HTTP
6 1 (7.14%) SSH
Development Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Oracle Forms
General
1 5 (35.71%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) UNIX Engineer
2 5 (35.71%) Technical Engineer
2 5 (35.71%) Technical Support Engineer
2 5 (35.71%) Technical Support
2 5 (35.71%) Support Engineer
3 3 (21.43%) Linux Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) IP Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Network Support
4 2 (14.29%) Storage Administrator
4 2 (14.29%) IP Network Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Network Support Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Network Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Administrator
5 1 (7.14%) Storage Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Firmware
1 3 (21.43%) Replication
2 1 (7.14%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 14 (100.00%) Linux
2 11 (78.57%) UNIX
3 8 (57.14%) Solaris
4 6 (42.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (21.43%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) Problem Management
2 5 (35.71%) Project Planning
3 3 (21.43%) ITIL
3 3 (21.43%) Change Management
3 3 (21.43%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (21.43%) Workflow
3 3 (21.43%) Load Balancing
3 3 (21.43%) Root Cause Analysis
3 3 (21.43%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (7.14%) Server Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 5 (35.71%) SQL
2 1 (7.14%) Shell Script
2 1 (7.14%) Perl
Qualifications
1 6 (42.86%) RHCE
1 6 (42.86%) Degree
2 5 (35.71%) CCNP
2 5 (35.71%) CCNA
2 5 (35.71%) Sun Certification
2 5 (35.71%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (21.43%) SCSE
4 1 (7.14%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (7.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (57.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (42.86%) VMware ESX
3 1 (7.14%) VMFS
3 1 (7.14%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 3 (21.43%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 14 (100.00%) HP
2 11 (78.57%) Sun
3 9 (64.29%) VMware
4 8 (57.14%) Veritas
5 6 (42.86%) Red Hat
6 5 (35.71%) Oracle
7 3 (21.43%) Cisco
7 3 (21.43%) Hitachi
7 3 (21.43%) Symantec
7 3 (21.43%) Huawei
7 3 (21.43%) 3PAR
8 2 (14.29%) Microsoft