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 10 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sun Certified System Administrator (SCSA)
Rank - 466 461
Permanent jobs citing SCSA 0 1 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East - 0.005% 0.050%
As % of the Qualifications category - 0.015% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 2
Median salary - £35,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -39.13%
UK excluding London median salary £17,000 £45,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
-62.63% +19.73%
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
4835 6550 7327
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 29.86% 30.66% 33.28%
Number of salaries quoted 3869 5293 5535
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +4.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

SCSA
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of job ads across the South East region citing SCSA as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 10 December 2016, IT jobs citing SCSA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South East region with a requirement for SCSA.

1 8 (100.00%) Perl
1 8 (100.00%) Linux
1 8 (100.00%) RHCE
1 8 (100.00%) Clustering
1 8 (100.00%) VMware
1 8 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (75.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 6 (75.00%) Line Management
2 6 (75.00%) Virtual Environments
2 6 (75.00%) VMware ESX
2 6 (75.00%) SC Cleared
2 6 (75.00%) Security Cleared
2 6 (75.00%) Problem Management
2 6 (75.00%) HP
2 6 (75.00%) Solaris
2 6 (75.00%) LAMP
2 6 (75.00%) Operations Management
2 6 (75.00%) NetBackup
2 6 (75.00%) Oracle RMAN
2 6 (75.00%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
2 6 (75.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 6 (75.00%) Veritas
2 6 (75.00%) Red Hat
2 6 (75.00%) Firmware
2 6 (75.00%) MySQL
2 6 (75.00%) Oracle
2 6 (75.00%) Unix
2 6 (75.00%) Apache
2 6 (75.00%) Tomcat
3 2 (25.00%) Python

SCSA
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 6 (75.00%) Apache
1 6 (75.00%) Tomcat
2 2 (25.00%) OpenStack
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) BGP
1 2 (25.00%) Cisco IOS
1 2 (25.00%) DHCP
1 2 (25.00%) DNS
1 2 (25.00%) Firewall
1 2 (25.00%) HTTP
1 2 (25.00%) IPsec
1 2 (25.00%) MPLS
1 2 (25.00%) OSPF
1 2 (25.00%) RIP
1 2 (25.00%) SSL
1 2 (25.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (25.00%) VLAN
1 2 (25.00%) VPLS
1 2 (25.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (75.00%) MySQL
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Operations Engineer
1 6 (75.00%) Unix Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (75.00%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (100.00%) Clustering
2 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Linux
2 6 (75.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 6 (75.00%) Solaris
2 6 (75.00%) Unix
3 2 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Line Management
1 6 (75.00%) Operations Management
1 6 (75.00%) Problem Management
1 6 (75.00%) Virtual Environments
2 2 (25.00%) Capacity Management
2 2 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
2 2 (25.00%) High Availability
2 2 (25.00%) Load Balancing
2 2 (25.00%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) Perl
2 2 (25.00%) Bash Shell
2 2 (25.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (25.00%) Python
2 2 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (100.00%) RHCE
2 6 (75.00%) SC Cleared
2 6 (75.00%) Security Cleared
2 6 (75.00%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
2 6 (75.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (25.00%) CCNA
3 2 (25.00%) CCNP
3 2 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (25.00%) MCSA
3 2 (25.00%) MCSE
3 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (25.00%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) HIPAA
1 2 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (25.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 8 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (75.00%) Firmware
2 6 (75.00%) VMware ESX
3 2 (25.00%) Hyper-V
3 2 (25.00%) Xen
Systems Management
1 6 (75.00%) NetBackup
1 6 (75.00%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) VMware
2 6 (75.00%) HP
2 6 (75.00%) Oracle
2 6 (75.00%) Red Hat
2 6 (75.00%) Veritas
3 2 (25.00%) Cisco