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

3 months to
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sun Certified System Administrator (SCSA)
Rank - 249 237
Permanent jobs citing SCSA 0 2 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West - 0.032% 0.034%
As % of the Qualifications category - 0.11% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 2
Median salary - £37,750 £35,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.33%
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £52,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
-28.57% +41.89%
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
1811 1872 1681
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 32.31% 30.31% 28.55%
Number of salaries quoted 1460 1429 1371
Median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £61,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year
- +4.93%

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