The table below looks at the statistics 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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sun Certified System Administrator (SCSA)
Rank - 443 417
Permanent jobs citing SCSA 0 10 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East - 0.045% 0.042%
As % of the Qualifications category - 0.13% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 0 6 9
Average salary - £42,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -10.52%
UK excluding London average salary - £42,500 £46,250
% change year-on-year
- -8.10%
SCSA
England

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

Qualifications Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
6585 7418 6799
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 31.60% 33.32% 32.03%
Number of salaries quoted 5226 5646 5473
Average salary £43,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.17% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £64,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 2 (100.00%) Solaris
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (100.00%) UNIX
1 2 (100.00%) RHCE
1 2 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) Clustering
1 2 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Degree
1 2 (100.00%) Problem Management
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) Load Balancing
2 1 (50.00%) Resource Management
2 1 (50.00%) QA
2 1 (50.00%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (50.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 1 (50.00%) VMFS
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (50.00%) Server Monitoring
2 1 (50.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (50.00%) Coaching
2 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (50.00%) NetBackup
2 1 (50.00%) SSH
2 1 (50.00%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (50.00%) Knowledge Management

SCSA
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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.

Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) SSH
2 1 (50.00%) DHCP
2 1 (50.00%) FTP
2 1 (50.00%) HTTP
2 1 (50.00%) VPN
2 1 (50.00%) DNS
2 1 (50.00%) SSL
2 1 (50.00%) Internet
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Administrator
1 1 (50.00%) Team Leader
1 1 (50.00%) UNIX Administrator
1 1 (50.00%) UNIX Team Leader
1 1 (50.00%) Linux Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Clustering
2 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (50.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) UNIX
1 2 (100.00%) Solaris
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (50.00%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Problem Management
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (50.00%) Server Monitoring
2 1 (50.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (50.00%) Coaching
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) Knowledge Management
2 1 (50.00%) Load Balancing
2 1 (50.00%) Resource Management
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) RHCE
1 2 (100.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) Sun Certification
2 1 (50.00%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) VMware ESX
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (50.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
1 1 (50.00%) VMFS
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) IBM
2 1 (50.00%) Sun
2 1 (50.00%) HP
2 1 (50.00%) Veritas