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 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apple Certified System Administrator (ACSA)
Rank 869 918 840
Rank change year-on-year
+49 -78
Permanent jobs citing ACSA 4 1 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.004% 0.001% 0.041%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.014% 0.003% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 4 1 29
Average salary £48,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.77% +12.50%
UK excluding London average salary £48,500 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+7.77% +12.50%

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
28900 32278 30185
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 27.36% 27.30% 27.62%
Number of salaries quoted 22727 25844 24351
Average salary £45,000 £44,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.12% +4.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £69,000 £65,000 £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 2 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 29 May 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
(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
England +46 1 £47,000 +4.44%
London - 1 £47,000 -

ACSA
Top 23 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 9 (90.00%) Windows
1 9 (90.00%) MCSE
1 9 (90.00%) MS Excel
1 9 (90.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 9 (90.00%) SAN
1 9 (90.00%) Mac OS X
1 9 (90.00%) Apple
1 9 (90.00%) Service Delivery
1 9 (90.00%) VMware
1 9 (90.00%) MCTS
1 9 (90.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 9 (90.00%) ACMT
1 9 (90.00%) ACSP
1 9 (90.00%) Windows 7
1 9 (90.00%) Citrix
1 9 (90.00%) Windows 8
1 9 (90.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 9 (90.00%) Line Management
2 5 (50.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (10.00%) CCNA
3 1 (10.00%) CISSP
3 1 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (10.00%) SIEM

ACSA
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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.

Applications
1 9 (90.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 9 (90.00%) SAN
Job Titles
1 9 (90.00%) Senior Consultant
1 9 (90.00%) Consultant
2 6 (60.00%) Support Consultant
2 6 (60.00%) Senior Support Consultant
3 5 (50.00%) Senior Technical Support
3 5 (50.00%) Technical Support Consultant
3 5 (50.00%) Senior Technical Consultant
3 5 (50.00%) Technical Support
3 5 (50.00%) Technical Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Security Specialist
4 1 (10.00%) IT Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) IT Support
4 1 (10.00%) Senior IT Support
Operating Systems
1 9 (90.00%) Windows
1 9 (90.00%) Mac OS X
1 9 (90.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 9 (90.00%) Windows 7
1 9 (90.00%) Windows 8
1 9 (90.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (90.00%) Service Delivery
1 9 (90.00%) Line Management
2 5 (50.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (10.00%) SIEM
Qualifications
1 9 (90.00%) MCSE
1 9 (90.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 9 (90.00%) MCTS
1 9 (90.00%) ACMT
1 9 (90.00%) ACSP
2 1 (10.00%) CCNA
2 1 (10.00%) CISSP
2 1 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
Vendors
1 9 (90.00%) Apple
1 9 (90.00%) VMware
1 9 (90.00%) Citrix