The table below looks at the statistics for SCSA in IT jobs advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SCSA over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sun Certified System Administrator (SCSA)
Rank - 235 225
Permanent jobs citing SCSA 0 11 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West - 0.19% 0.093%
As % of the Qualifications category - 0.60% 0.32%
Number of salaries quoted 0 11 4
Average salary - £38,000 £34,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +10.94%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £38,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -10.58%
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 West region.

Qualifications Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
1908 1827 1553
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 33.51% 31.03% 28.95%
Number of salaries quoted 1511 1490 1263
Average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

SCSA
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

SCSA Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

SCSA
Salary Trend in the South West

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

SCSA Salary Trend in the South West