The table below looks at the statistics for SCSA in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SCSA over the 3 months to 26 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sun Certified System Administrator (SCSA)
Rank 917 957 966
Rank change year-on-year
+40 +9
Permanent jobs citing SCSA 6 4 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.006% 0.004% 0.004%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.023% 0.014% 0.015%
Number of salaries quoted 6 4 3
Median salary £37,500 £50,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-25.00% -16.66%
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £50,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year
-25.00% -16.66%

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
26658 29470 32315
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 27.13% 27.51% 27.46%
Number of salaries quoted 21477 23123 25954
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,000 £65,050 £69,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

SCSA
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing SCSA as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

SCSA Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

SCSA
Salary Trend

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

SCSA Salary Trend in the UK

SCSA
Top 4 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SCSA within the UK over the 3 months to 26 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +29 6 £37,500 -25.00% 2
South East +28 6 £37,500 -28.57% 2
Basingstoke - 6 £37,500 - 2
Hampshire - 6 £37,500 - 2

SCSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 May 2016, IT jobs citing SCSA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for SCSA.

1 7 (100.00%) Perl
1 7 (100.00%) SQL
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
1 7 (100.00%) Linux
1 7 (100.00%) MCSE
1 7 (100.00%) MCSA
1 7 (100.00%) Python
1 7 (100.00%) WAN
1 7 (100.00%) DHCP
1 7 (100.00%) HTTP
1 7 (100.00%) RIP
1 7 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 7 (100.00%) DNS
1 7 (100.00%) SSL
1 7 (100.00%) CCNP
1 7 (100.00%) CCNA
1 7 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 7 (100.00%) RHCE
1 7 (100.00%) MPLS
1 7 (100.00%) OSPF
1 7 (100.00%) BGP
1 7 (100.00%) Firewall
1 7 (100.00%) IPsec
1 7 (100.00%) VMware
1 7 (100.00%) Clustering
1 7 (100.00%) VLAN
1 7 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 7 (100.00%) VPLS
1 7 (100.00%) Xen

SCSA
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 7 (100.00%) OpenStack
Communications & Networking
1 7 (100.00%) BGP
1 7 (100.00%) DHCP
1 7 (100.00%) DNS
1 7 (100.00%) Firewall
1 7 (100.00%) HTTP
1 7 (100.00%) IPsec
1 7 (100.00%) MPLS
1 7 (100.00%) OSPF
1 7 (100.00%) RIP
1 7 (100.00%) SSL
1 7 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 7 (100.00%) VLAN
1 7 (100.00%) VPLS
1 7 (100.00%) WAN
2 5 (71.43%) Cisco IOS
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Network Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Operations Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 7 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 7 (100.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Linux
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Capacity Management
1 7 (100.00%) Capacity Planning
1 7 (100.00%) High Availability
1 7 (100.00%) Load Balancing
1 7 (100.00%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) Bash Shell
1 7 (100.00%) Perl
1 7 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 7 (100.00%) Python
1 7 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (100.00%) CCNA
1 7 (100.00%) CCNP
1 7 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 7 (100.00%) MCSA
1 7 (100.00%) MCSE
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 7 (100.00%) RHCE
1 7 (100.00%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (100.00%) HIPAA
1 7 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 7 (100.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 7 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 7 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 7 (100.00%) Xen
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) VMware
2 5 (71.43%) Cisco
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