The first table below looks at the demand for SCSA in IT jobs advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SCSA over the 3 months to 17 April 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 South East region.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sun Certified System Administrator (SCSA)
Rank 437 435 437
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +2
Permanent jobs citing SCSA 12 1 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.050% 0.004% 0.024%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.15% 0.014% 0.074%
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 6
Average salary £50,000 £60,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% -
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -37.50%
Qualifications Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
7832 7350 8064
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 32.61% 32.71% 32.91%
Number of salaries quoted 6151 5841 7051
Average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
SCSA
England

SCSA
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

SCSA Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

SCSA
Salary Trend in the South East

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

SCSA Salary Trend in the South East

SCSA
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SCSA within the South East region over the 3 months to 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
Berkshire - 12 £50,000 -
SCSA
England

SCSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT jobs across the South East 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 22 (95.65%) UNIX
1 22 (95.65%) Linux
2 21 (91.30%) Sun
3 18 (78.26%) HP
4 17 (73.91%) Solaris
5 16 (69.57%) CCNP
5 16 (69.57%) CCNA
5 16 (69.57%) Cisco Certification
6 15 (65.22%) Telecoms
7 14 (60.87%) Firewall
7 14 (60.87%) Sun Certification
8 13 (56.52%) SQL
8 13 (56.52%) Oracle
9 12 (52.17%) ATM
9 12 (52.17%) Degree
10 10 (43.48%) Veritas
11 9 (39.13%) VPN
12 8 (34.78%) Ethernet
12 8 (34.78%) PPP
12 8 (34.78%) Cisco
12 8 (34.78%) VoIP
12 8 (34.78%) xDSL
13 7 (30.43%) Load Balancing
13 7 (30.43%) MPLS
13 7 (30.43%) VMware
14 6 (26.09%) VMware ESX
14 6 (26.09%) Red Hat
14 6 (26.09%) RHCE
14 6 (26.09%) DHCP
14 6 (26.09%) MS Office

SCSA
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT jobs across the South East 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (8.70%) IBM Notes
1 2 (8.70%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 6 (26.09%) MS Office
2 5 (21.74%) MS Excel
2 5 (21.74%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (4.35%) SaaS
1 1 (4.35%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (60.87%) Firewall
2 12 (52.17%) ATM
3 9 (39.13%) VPN
4 8 (34.78%) PPP
4 8 (34.78%) VoIP
4 8 (34.78%) Ethernet
4 8 (34.78%) xDSL
5 7 (30.43%) MPLS
6 6 (26.09%) DHCP
6 6 (26.09%) TCP/IP
6 6 (26.09%) DNS
7 5 (21.74%) NAS
7 5 (21.74%) SAN
8 2 (8.70%) Cisco IOS
8 2 (8.70%) Cisco PIX
9 1 (4.35%) Internet
9 1 (4.35%) SSH
9 1 (4.35%) SSL
9 1 (4.35%) FTP
9 1 (4.35%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.35%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 3 (13.04%) Oracle Forms
General
1 15 (65.22%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (60.87%) Support Engineer
2 12 (52.17%) Technical Support Engineer
2 12 (52.17%) Technical Engineer
2 12 (52.17%) Technical Support
3 6 (26.09%) IP Engineer
3 6 (26.09%) Network Support
3 6 (26.09%) UNIX Engineer
3 6 (26.09%) Network Support Engineer
3 6 (26.09%) Network Engineer
4 4 (17.39%) IP Network Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (4.35%) Architect
5 1 (4.35%) Cloud Architect
5 1 (4.35%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.70%) Blackberry
1 2 (8.70%) AS400
1 2 (8.70%) iPhone
1 2 (8.70%) iPad
2 1 (4.35%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 22 (95.65%) UNIX
1 22 (95.65%) Linux
2 17 (73.91%) Solaris
3 6 (26.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (8.70%) Windows NT
4 2 (8.70%) Android
4 2 (8.70%) Windows
4 2 (8.70%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (30.43%) Load Balancing
2 6 (26.09%) Problem Management
3 5 (21.74%) Project Planning
4 2 (8.70%) Mobile Device Management
5 1 (4.35%) Server Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 13 (56.52%) SQL
2 1 (4.35%) Shell Script
2 1 (4.35%) Perl
Qualifications
1 16 (69.57%) CCNP
1 16 (69.57%) CCNA
1 16 (69.57%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (60.87%) Sun Certification
3 12 (52.17%) Degree
4 6 (26.09%) RHCE
5 2 (8.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (8.70%) CCSA
5 2 (8.70%) SCNA
5 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (8.70%) CNE
5 2 (8.70%) Novell Certification
5 2 (8.70%) CCDA
5 2 (8.70%) MCSD
5 2 (8.70%) MCSE
6 1 (4.35%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (26.09%) VMware ESX
1 6 (26.09%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (4.35%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 1 (4.35%) VMFS
Systems Management
1 2 (8.70%) OpenView
1 2 (8.70%) Unicenter
1 2 (8.70%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 21 (91.30%) Sun
2 18 (78.26%) HP
3 13 (56.52%) Oracle
4 10 (43.48%) Veritas
5 8 (34.78%) Cisco
6 7 (30.43%) VMware
7 6 (26.09%) Microsoft
7 6 (26.09%) Red Hat
8 5 (21.74%) Huawei
9 3 (13.04%) Citrix
10 2 (8.70%) Novell
10 2 (8.70%) IBM
10 2 (8.70%) Sybase
10 2 (8.70%) CheckPoint
10 2 (8.70%) Lotus
11 1 (4.35%) EMC