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 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sun Certified System Administrator (SCSA)
Rank 223 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing SCSA 2 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.033% - -
As % of the Qualifications category 0.12% - -
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 0
Average salary £37,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £46,250 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-8.10% +2.77%
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
1620 1524 2141
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 26.57% 29.35% 37.51%
Number of salaries quoted 1263 1298 1898
Average salary £37,500 £39,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.06% +5.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £25,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.21% +2.50%

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

SCSA
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SCSA within the South West region over the 3 months to 20 August 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Wiltshire - 2 £37,000 -
SCSA
England

SCSA
Top 24 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs across the South West 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%) Oracle
1 2 (100.00%) UNIX
1 2 (100.00%) HPUX
1 2 (100.00%) Solaris
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) SLA
1 2 (100.00%) Sun
1 2 (100.00%) HP
1 2 (100.00%) EMC
1 2 (100.00%) Sun Certification
1 2 (100.00%) SAN
1 2 (100.00%) CommVault
1 2 (100.00%) NetApp
1 2 (100.00%) Veritas
1 2 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 2 (100.00%) Legato
1 2 (100.00%) SUSE
1 2 (100.00%) NetBackup
1 2 (100.00%) Backup Exec
1 2 (100.00%) RHCA
1 2 (100.00%) QA
1 2 (100.00%) EMC NetWorker
1 2 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 2 (100.00%) 3PAR

SCSA
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs across the South West 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.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) SAN
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Server Engineer
1 2 (100.00%) UNIX Engineer
1 2 (100.00%) UNIX Server Engineer
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) UNIX
1 2 (100.00%) HPUX
1 2 (100.00%) Solaris
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) SUSE
1 2 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) Sun Certification
1 2 (100.00%) RHCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (100.00%) SLA
1 2 (100.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (100.00%) Legato
1 2 (100.00%) NetBackup
1 2 (100.00%) Backup Exec
1 2 (100.00%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle
1 2 (100.00%) Sun
1 2 (100.00%) HP
1 2 (100.00%) EMC
1 2 (100.00%) CommVault
1 2 (100.00%) NetApp
1 2 (100.00%) Veritas
1 2 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 2 (100.00%) 3PAR