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 22 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Sun Certified System Administrator (SCSA)
England / South West
Rank - - 228
Permanent jobs citing SCSA 0 0 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West - - 0.22%
As % of the Qualifications category - - 0.70%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 13
Median salary - - £38,000
UK excluding London median salary £17,000 £35,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
-51.42% -7.89%

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
1505 1857 1860
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 30.83% 33.21% 30.97%
Number of salaries quoted 1176 1501 1514
Median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

SCSA
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of job ads across the South West region citing SCSA as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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