Period
to 23 November 2017

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 6 months to 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Apple Certified System Administrator (ACSA)
UK
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1182 1231 1291
Rank change year-on-year +49 +60 +27
Permanent jobs citing ACSA 7 6 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.004% 0.003% 0.002%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.016% 0.012% 0.008%
Number of salaries quoted 7 6 5
UK median annual salary £34,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.00% +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £27,900 £32,875 £34,000
90th Percentile £35,000 £40,000 £38,750
UK excluding London median annual salary - - -

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 permanent job vacancies with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
UK
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 43221 49687 59678
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 23.99% 26.18% 27.44%
Number of salaries quoted 33227 39832 47689
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +1.12%
10th Percentile £26,000 £26,250 £25,969
90th Percentile £77,500 £76,250 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year - +3.66% +2.50%

ACSA
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing ACSA as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

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 2 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 6 months to 23 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +38 7 £34,000 -15.00%
London +11 7 £34,000 -15.00%

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 7 (100.00%) Apple
2 5 (71.43%) Mobile Device Management
3 4 (57.14%) ACSP
4 3 (42.86%) Internet
4 3 (42.86%) Project Management
4 3 (42.86%) Kalman Filter
4 3 (42.86%) Remote Desktop
4 3 (42.86%) Virtual Infrastructure
4 3 (42.86%) Resource Allocation
4 3 (42.86%) Skype for Business
4 3 (42.86%) Office 365
4 3 (42.86%) Firewall
4 3 (42.86%) Back Office
4 3 (42.86%) Finance
4 3 (42.86%) SQL
4 3 (42.86%) Windows
4 3 (42.86%) Cisco
4 3 (42.86%) CCNA
4 3 (42.86%) Active Directory
4 3 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (28.57%) E-Commerce
5 2 (28.57%) MCP
5 2 (28.57%) Advertising
5 2 (28.57%) Asset Management
5 2 (28.57%) ACTC
5 2 (28.57%) G Suite
5 2 (28.57%) Slack
5 2 (28.57%) ACMT
5 2 (28.57%) Mac OS
5 2 (28.57%) Apple iOS

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 3 (42.86%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 3 (42.86%) Office 365
2 2 (28.57%) G Suite
2 2 (28.57%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) Firewall
1 3 (42.86%) Internet
1 3 (42.86%) Remote Desktop
General
1 3 (42.86%) Back Office
1 3 (42.86%) Finance
2 2 (28.57%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Mac Engineer
1 5 (71.43%) Support Engineer
2 4 (57.14%) 2nd Line Support
3 3 (42.86%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 3 (42.86%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (28.57%) Help Desk Support
4 2 (28.57%) PC Support
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Windows
2 2 (28.57%) Apple iOS
2 2 (28.57%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Mobile Device Management
2 3 (42.86%) Kalman Filter
2 3 (42.86%) Project Management
2 3 (42.86%) Resource Allocation
2 3 (42.86%) Virtual Infrastructure
3 2 (28.57%) Asset Management
3 2 (28.57%) E-Commerce
4 1 (14.29%) Incident Management
4 1 (14.29%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) ACSP
2 3 (42.86%) CCNA
2 3 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (28.57%) ACMT
3 2 (28.57%) ACTC
3 2 (28.57%) MCP
System Software
1 3 (42.86%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Apple
2 3 (42.86%) Cisco