Period
to 21 October 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for SCSA qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 21 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Sun Certified System Administrator (SCSA)
UK
6 months to
21 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 1209 1298
Permanent jobs citing SCSA 0 13 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK - 0.007% 0.002%
As % of the Qualifications category - 0.026% 0.007%
Number of salaries quoted 0 13 4
UK median annual salary - £37,500 £45,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -17.58% +7.06%
UK excluding London median annual salary - £37,500 £45,500
% change year-on-year - -17.58% +7.06%

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 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 42146 50330 59989
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 24.21% 26.34% 27.38%
Number of salaries quoted 32367 40426 47857
UK median annual salary £46,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.33% - +2.27%
10th Percentile £26,000 £26,250 £25,750
90th Percentile £77,500 £76,250 £73,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -

SCSA
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for SCSA in the UK

SCSA
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for SCSA in the UK