The table below looks at the statistics for ACSA in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited ACSA over the 3 months to 15 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
15 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apple Certified System Administrator (ACSA)
Rank 212 204 -
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -
Permanent jobs citing ACSA 4 8 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.073% 0.15% -
As % of the Qualifications category 0.26% 0.50% -
Number of salaries quoted 3 8 0
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -22.22%
ACSA
England

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

Qualifications Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
1513 1588 1369
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 27.48% 29.03% 27.87%
Number of salaries quoted 1263 1373 1126
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +11.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

ACSA
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

ACSA Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

ACSA
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing ACSA across the West Midlands region.

ACSA Salary Trend in the West Midlands

ACSA
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing ACSA within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 15 September 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
(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
Birmingham -11 4 £37,500 +7.14%
ACSA
England

ACSA
Top 14 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 15 September 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands region 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 (100.00%) CCNA
1 5 (100.00%) CISSP
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 5 (100.00%) SIEM
2 4 (80.00%) SC Cleared
2 4 (80.00%) Security Cleared
3 3 (60.00%) Sentinel
3 3 (60.00%) Vulnerability Management
3 3 (60.00%) Java
3 3 (60.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (60.00%) Firewall
3 3 (60.00%) Risk Management
4 2 (40.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 1 (20.00%) C

ACSA
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 15 September 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands region 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.

Business Applications
1 3 (60.00%) Sentinel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) Firewall
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Security Specialist
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Security Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) SIEM
2 3 (60.00%) Vulnerability Management
2 3 (60.00%) Risk Management
3 2 (40.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) Java
1 3 (60.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (20.00%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) CCNA
1 5 (100.00%) CISSP
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (80.00%) SC Cleared
2 4 (80.00%) Security Cleared