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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apple Certified System Administrator (ACSA)
Rank 881 899 863
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -36
Permanent jobs citing ACSA 12 8 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.011% 0.007% 0.009%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.040% 0.026% 0.035%
Number of salaries quoted 11 4 10
Average salary £45,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% +7.14%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+20.00% +7.14%

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
29896 31032 28815
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 27.30% 27.04% 27.13%
Number of salaries quoted 24121 24045 23400
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 7 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 28 August 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 +8 12 £45,000 +20.00%
South East - 11 £45,000 -
Hampshire - 11 £45,000 -
Aldershot - 10 £45,000 -
Derbyshire - 1 £45,000 -
East Midlands - 1 £45,000 -
Chesterfield - 1 £45,000 -

ACSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 12 (75.00%) CISSP
1 12 (75.00%) McAfee
1 12 (75.00%) Security Management
1 12 (75.00%) SC Cleared
1 12 (75.00%) Security Cleared
1 12 (75.00%) Sourcefire
1 12 (75.00%) McAfee ePO
1 12 (75.00%) ArcSight
1 12 (75.00%) SIEM
2 4 (25.00%) MCTS
2 4 (25.00%) Windows 8
2 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 4 (25.00%) Line Management
2 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (25.00%) ACMT
2 4 (25.00%) ACSP
2 4 (25.00%) Windows 7
2 4 (25.00%) VMware
2 4 (25.00%) Service Delivery
2 4 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (25.00%) SAN
2 4 (25.00%) Mac OS X
2 4 (25.00%) Apple
2 4 (25.00%) Windows
2 4 (25.00%) MCSE
2 4 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 4 (25.00%) Citrix
3 3 (18.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (6.25%) Linux
4 1 (6.25%) ITIL

ACSA
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 4 (25.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (25.00%) SAN
Job Titles
1 12 (75.00%) Analyst
2 7 (43.75%) Operations Analyst
3 4 (25.00%) Senior Consultant
3 4 (25.00%) Consultant
3 4 (25.00%) Operations Engineer
3 4 (25.00%) Security Analyst
4 3 (18.75%) Security Operations Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Support Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) IT Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Support Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) IT Support
5 1 (6.25%) Senior IT Support
Operating Systems
1 4 (25.00%) Mac OS X
1 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 4 (25.00%) Windows 7
1 4 (25.00%) Windows 8
1 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 4 (25.00%) Windows
2 1 (6.25%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (75.00%) Security Management
1 12 (75.00%) SIEM
2 4 (25.00%) Line Management
2 4 (25.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (6.25%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 12 (75.00%) SC Cleared
1 12 (75.00%) Security Cleared
1 12 (75.00%) CISSP
2 4 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (25.00%) MCTS
2 4 (25.00%) MCSE
2 4 (25.00%) ACMT
2 4 (25.00%) ACSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (18.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 12 (75.00%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 12 (75.00%) McAfee
1 12 (75.00%) Sourcefire
1 12 (75.00%) ArcSight
2 4 (25.00%) VMware
2 4 (25.00%) Citrix
2 4 (25.00%) Apple