The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for ACSA qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Apple Certified System Administrator (ACSA)
UK
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 877 916 973
Rank change year-on-year +39 +57  
Permanent jobs citing ACSA 6 7 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.007% 0.007% 0.002%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.028% 0.027% 0.007%
Number of salaries quoted 6 7 2
Median salary £30,500 £37,500 £47,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -18.66% -21.46%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £37,500 £47,150
10% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £40,000 £48,350
UK excluding London median salary - - £48,500

ACSA 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.

Academic & Professional Certification
UK
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 21636 26299 30474
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 24.60% 26.71% 27.47%
Number of salaries quoted 16864 21248 24174
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 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,674
% change year-on-year - +1.98%  

ACSA
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for ACSA in the UK

ACSA
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for ACSA in the UK

ACSA
Top 3 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing ACSA within the UK over the 3 months to 24 June 2017. 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 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 +51 6 £30,500 -18.66%
London +27 6 £30,500 -18.66%
Hillingdon - 1 £34,000 -

For the 6 months to 24 June 2017, IT jobs citing ACSA 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 ACSA.

1 6 (100.00%) Apple
2 5 (83.33%) ACSP
3 4 (66.67%) Mobile Device Management
4 3 (50.00%) Asset Management
4 3 (50.00%) ACTC
4 3 (50.00%) E-Commerce
4 3 (50.00%) G Suite
4 3 (50.00%) Slack
4 3 (50.00%) Apple iOS
4 3 (50.00%) Mac OS
4 3 (50.00%) Advertising
5 2 (33.33%) ACMT
5 2 (33.33%) MCP
5 2 (33.33%) Incident Management
5 2 (33.33%) Time Management
6 1 (16.67%) Firewall
6 1 (16.67%) Back Office
6 1 (16.67%) Finance
6 1 (16.67%) Windows
6 1 (16.67%) Internet
6 1 (16.67%) Project Management
6 1 (16.67%) Cisco
6 1 (16.67%) CCNA
6 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
6 1 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (16.67%) SQL
6 1 (16.67%) Skype for Business
6 1 (16.67%) Office 365
6 1 (16.67%) Kalman Filter
6 1 (16.67%) Remote Desktop

ACSA
Co-occurring 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 1 (16.67%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 3 (50.00%) G Suite
1 3 (50.00%) Slack
2 1 (16.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) Firewall
1 1 (16.67%) Internet
1 1 (16.67%) Remote Desktop
General
1 3 (50.00%) Advertising
2 1 (16.67%) Back Office
2 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Mac Engineer
1 4 (66.67%) Support Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) 2nd Line Support
2 2 (33.33%) Help Desk Support
2 2 (33.33%) PC Support
3 1 (16.67%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Apple iOS
1 3 (50.00%) Mac OS
2 1 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Mobile Device Management
2 3 (50.00%) Asset Management
2 3 (50.00%) E-Commerce
3 2 (33.33%) Incident Management
3 2 (33.33%) Time Management
4 1 (16.67%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (16.67%) Project Management
4 1 (16.67%) Resource Allocation
4 1 (16.67%) Virtual Infrastructure
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (83.33%) ACSP
2 3 (50.00%) ACTC
3 2 (33.33%) ACMT
3 2 (33.33%) MCP
4 1 (16.67%) CCNA
4 1 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Apple
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco