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 3 months to 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Sun Certified System Administrator (SCSA)
UK
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 911 973
Permanent jobs citing SCSA 0 12 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK - 0.012% 0.002%
As % of the Qualifications category - 0.046% 0.007%
Number of salaries quoted 0 12 2
Median salary - £37,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -28.57%  
UK excluding London median salary - £37,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year - -28.57%  

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.

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%  

SCSA
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised 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 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