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

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apple Certified System Administrator (ACSA)
Rank 890 863 884
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +21
Permanent jobs citing ACSA 9 10 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.008% 0.009% 0.004%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.029% 0.035% 0.015%
Number of salaries quoted 4 10 5
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -22.22%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -22.22%

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
31403 28879 33391
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 26.98% 27.15% 28.58%
Number of salaries quoted 24333 23456 28266
Average salary £44,000 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+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 4 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 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
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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 -36 9 £37,500 +7.14% 1
Birmingham -2 5 £37,500 +7.14%
West Midlands -15 5 £37,500 +7.14%
London - 4 £35,000 - 1

ACSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 5 (50.00%) CISSP
1 5 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
1 5 (50.00%) CCNA
1 5 (50.00%) SIEM
2 4 (40.00%) Mac OS X Server
2 4 (40.00%) SC Cleared
2 4 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (40.00%) ACTC
2 4 (40.00%) ITIL
2 4 (40.00%) TCP/IP
3 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (30.00%) Java
3 3 (30.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (30.00%) PHP
3 3 (30.00%) MySQL
3 3 (30.00%) Linux
3 3 (30.00%) MCSE
3 3 (30.00%) Python
3 3 (30.00%) DHCP
3 3 (30.00%) Sentinel
3 3 (30.00%) CMS
3 3 (30.00%) Firewall
3 3 (30.00%) Risk Management
3 3 (30.00%) AppleScript
3 3 (30.00%) FileMaker
3 3 (30.00%) Web Development
3 3 (30.00%) Vulnerability Management
4 2 (20.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 2 (20.00%) Apple
5 1 (10.00%) C

ACSA
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 3 (30.00%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (30.00%) Sentinel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (40.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (30.00%) Firewall
2 3 (30.00%) DHCP
3 1 (10.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) MySQL
1 3 (30.00%) FileMaker
General
1 1 (10.00%) Advertising
1 1 (10.00%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Security Specialist
2 3 (30.00%) Senior Desktop Support
2 3 (30.00%) Desktop Support
3 1 (10.00%) Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Security Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Mac Engineer
Operating Systems
1 4 (40.00%) Mac OS X Server
2 3 (30.00%) Linux
3 1 (10.00%) Mac OS X
3 1 (10.00%) Apple iOS
3 1 (10.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) SIEM
2 4 (40.00%) ITIL
3 3 (30.00%) Risk Management
3 3 (30.00%) Vulnerability Management
3 3 (30.00%) Web Development
4 2 (20.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 1 (10.00%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (30.00%) Java
1 3 (30.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (30.00%) PHP
1 3 (30.00%) Python
1 3 (30.00%) AppleScript
2 1 (10.00%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (50.00%) CCNA
1 5 (50.00%) CISSP
1 5 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (40.00%) ACTC
2 4 (40.00%) SC Cleared
2 4 (40.00%) Security Cleared
3 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (30.00%) MCSE
4 1 (10.00%) A+ Certification
4 1 (10.00%) Network+ Certification
4 1 (10.00%) ACSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) Apple
2 1 (10.00%) Meraki
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (10.00%) Adobe
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