The table below looks at the statistics for ACSA in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited ACSA over the 3 months to 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apple Certified System Administrator (ACSA)
Rank 875 887 836
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -51
Permanent jobs citing ACSA 6 5 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.006% 0.005% 0.035%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.019% 0.017% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 6 5 22
Average salary £50,000 £35,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+42.85% -7.89%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £42,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+17.64% +11.84%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK.

Qualifications Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
31391 28720 30137
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 29.33% 27.26% 28.12%
Number of salaries quoted 24987 22543 24799
Average salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

ACSA
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing ACSA within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

ACSA Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

ACSA
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing ACSA within the UK.

ACSA Salary Trend in the UK

ACSA
Top 3 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing ACSA within the UK over the 3 months to 27 February 2015. 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
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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
England -10 1 £40,000 +14.28% 1
Birmingham - 1 £40,000 -
West Midlands - 1 £40,000 -

ACSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing ACSA 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 ACSA.

1 7 (70.00%) MCSE
1 7 (70.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (50.00%) Citrix
2 5 (50.00%) Service Delivery
2 5 (50.00%) VMware
2 5 (50.00%) SAN
2 5 (50.00%) Mac OS X
2 5 (50.00%) Apple
2 5 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 5 (50.00%) Windows
2 5 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (50.00%) ACMT
2 5 (50.00%) ACSP
2 5 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 5 (50.00%) MCTS
2 5 (50.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 5 (50.00%) Windows 8
2 5 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 5 (50.00%) Line Management
3 4 (40.00%) Linux
4 3 (30.00%) SIEM
5 2 (20.00%) Web Development
5 2 (20.00%) Mac OS X Server
5 2 (20.00%) ArcSight
5 2 (20.00%) Python
5 2 (20.00%) PHP
5 2 (20.00%) MySQL
5 2 (20.00%) ITIL
5 2 (20.00%) UNIX
5 2 (20.00%) DHCP

ACSA
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing ACSA 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 ACSA. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (20.00%) CMS
Applications
1 5 (50.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (50.00%) SAN
2 2 (20.00%) DHCP
2 2 (20.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) MySQL
1 2 (20.00%) FileMaker
Job Titles
1 7 (70.00%) Consultant
2 5 (50.00%) Technical Support
2 5 (50.00%) Senior Consultant
2 5 (50.00%) Technical Consultant
2 5 (50.00%) Support Consultant
2 5 (50.00%) Technical Support Consultant
2 5 (50.00%) Senior Technical Consultant
2 5 (50.00%) Senior Support Consultant
2 5 (50.00%) Senior Technical Support
3 2 (20.00%) Senior Desktop Support
3 2 (20.00%) Desktop Support
3 2 (20.00%) Security Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Security Specialist
Operating Systems
1 5 (50.00%) Windows
1 5 (50.00%) Mac OS X
1 5 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 5 (50.00%) Windows 7
1 5 (50.00%) Windows 8
1 5 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 4 (40.00%) Linux
3 2 (20.00%) Mac OS X Server
3 2 (20.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Service Delivery
1 5 (50.00%) Root Cause Analysis
1 5 (50.00%) Line Management
2 3 (30.00%) SIEM
3 2 (20.00%) ITIL
3 2 (20.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) PHP
1 2 (20.00%) Python
1 2 (20.00%) AppleScript
Qualifications
1 7 (70.00%) MCSE
1 7 (70.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (50.00%) MCTS
2 5 (50.00%) ACMT
2 5 (50.00%) ACSP
3 2 (20.00%) ACTC
4 1 (10.00%) CCNA
4 1 (10.00%) CISSP
4 1 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) Citrix
1 5 (50.00%) Apple
1 5 (50.00%) VMware
2 2 (20.00%) ArcSight
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