The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for SCSA qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Sun Certified System Administrator (SCSA)
UK / England
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - - 920
Permanent jobs citing SCSA 0 0 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England - - 0.016%
As % of the Qualifications category - - 0.057%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 15
Median salary - - £38,000
UK excluding London median salary - - £38,000

SCSA is in the academic qualifications and professional certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in permanent job vacancies advertised in England.

Academic & Professional Certification
England
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 19810 26924 27908
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 24.75% 27.61% 27.59%
Number of salaries quoted 15723 21803 22089
Median salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

SCSA
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England citing SCSA as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

Job vacancy trend for SCSA in England

SCSA
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for SCSA in England

For the 6 months to 28 March 2017, 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 across the England region with a requirement for SCSA.

1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Solaris
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
1 4 (100.00%) IBM Notes
1 4 (100.00%) MCSE
1 4 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 4 (100.00%) Client/Server
1 4 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 4 (100.00%) WAN
1 4 (100.00%) SMTP
1 4 (100.00%) FTP
1 4 (100.00%) HTTP
1 4 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 4 (100.00%) VPN
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (100.00%) CISSP
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (100.00%) RHCE
1 4 (100.00%) Sun Certification
1 4 (100.00%) Lotus
1 4 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 4 (100.00%) Internet
1 4 (100.00%) Firewall
1 4 (100.00%) Intrusion Detection
1 4 (100.00%) SCNA
1 4 (100.00%) Network Security
1 4 (100.00%) Sendmail
1 4 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 4 (100.00%) Threat Analysis

SCSA
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 4 (100.00%) IBM Notes
1 4 (100.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (100.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) Firewall
1 4 (100.00%) FTP
1 4 (100.00%) HTTP
1 4 (100.00%) Internet
1 4 (100.00%) Intrusion Detection
1 4 (100.00%) Network Security
1 4 (100.00%) SMTP
1 4 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 4 (100.00%) VPN
1 4 (100.00%) WAN
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) 1st Line Support
1 4 (100.00%) Desktop Support
Miscellaneous
1 4 (100.00%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
1 4 (100.00%) Solaris
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 4 (100.00%) Threat Analysis
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) CISSP
1 4 (100.00%) MCSE
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (100.00%) RHCE
1 4 (100.00%) SCNA
1 4 (100.00%) Sun Certification
System Software
1 4 (100.00%) Sendmail
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 4 (100.00%) Lotus
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft