The table below looks at the statistics for SLA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Basildon region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SLA over the 3 months to 21 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 21 25 19
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -6
Permanent jobs citing SLA 4 4 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Basildon 3.01% 4.26% 5.34%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 57.14% 44.44% 63.64%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 6
Average salary £45,000 £55,000 £36,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.18% +51.72%
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £36,750 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-11.56% +5.00%
SLA
Essex

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Quality Assurance & Compliance category in permanent jobs advertised in the Basildon region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Basildon
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
7 9 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Basildon 5.26% 9.57% 8.40%
Number of salaries quoted 2 6 8
Average salary £57,500 £45,000 £36,179
Average salary % change year-on-year
+27.77% +24.38%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year
- -3.61%

SLA
Jobs Demand Trend in Basildon

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SLA across the Basildon region as a proportion of the total demand within the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

SLA Jobs Demand Trend in Basildon

SLA
Salary Trend in Basildon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SLA across the Basildon region.

SLA Salary Trend in Basildon

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Basildon

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT jobs across the Basildon region citing SLA also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited SLA.

1 9 (81.82%) Finance
2 6 (54.55%) Windows
2 6 (54.55%) Linux
2 6 (54.55%) NFS
2 6 (54.55%) TCP/IP
2 6 (54.55%) Red Hat
2 6 (54.55%) VMware
2 6 (54.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (36.36%) UNIX
3 4 (36.36%) DHCP
3 4 (36.36%) SNMP
3 4 (36.36%) DNS
3 4 (36.36%) Cisco
3 4 (36.36%) Active Directory
3 4 (36.36%) NetApp
3 4 (36.36%) Internet
3 4 (36.36%) Change Management
3 4 (36.36%) SSH
3 4 (36.36%) iSCSI
3 4 (36.36%) NAS
3 4 (36.36%) Open Source
3 4 (36.36%) Enterprise Storage
3 4 (36.36%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (18.18%) Perl
4 2 (18.18%) MS Office
4 2 (18.18%) Python
4 2 (18.18%) Citrix
4 2 (18.18%) Juniper
4 2 (18.18%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (18.18%) Wireless

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in Basildon by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT jobs across the Basildon region citing SLA also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited SLA. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 2 (18.18%) MS Office
1 2 (18.18%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
2 1 (9.09%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Communications & Networking
1 6 (54.55%) TCP/IP
2 4 (36.36%) DNS
2 4 (36.36%) Internet
2 4 (36.36%) DHCP
2 4 (36.36%) SNMP
2 4 (36.36%) SSH
2 4 (36.36%) iSCSI
2 4 (36.36%) NAS
3 2 (18.18%) Fibre Channel
3 2 (18.18%) Network Security
3 2 (18.18%) Wireless
General
1 9 (81.82%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Law
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Operations Manager
1 4 (36.36%) IT Operations Manager
2 2 (18.18%) Administrator
2 2 (18.18%) Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Storage Administrator
2 2 (18.18%) Storage Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) MI Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) NOC Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Support Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (9.09%) Procurement Manager
3 1 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Sourcing Manager
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) Open Source
1 4 (36.36%) Enterprise Storage
1 4 (36.36%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (18.18%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 6 (54.55%) Windows
1 6 (54.55%) Linux
2 4 (36.36%) UNIX
3 2 (18.18%) Ubuntu
3 2 (18.18%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) Change Management
2 2 (18.18%) Incident Management
2 2 (18.18%) Wealth Management
2 2 (18.18%) Capacity Management
3 1 (9.09%) Procure-to-pay
3 1 (9.09%) Time Management
3 1 (9.09%) Operations Management
3 1 (9.09%) Risk Management
3 1 (9.09%) E-Procurement
3 1 (9.09%) ERP
3 1 (9.09%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) Perl
1 2 (18.18%) Python
1 2 (18.18%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (9.09%) Degree
System Software
1 6 (54.55%) VMware Infrastructure
1 6 (54.55%) NFS
2 4 (36.36%) Active Directory
3 2 (18.18%) VMware ESX
3 2 (18.18%) Hyper-V
3 2 (18.18%) XenServer
3 2 (18.18%) vSphere
Vendors
1 6 (54.55%) Red Hat
1 6 (54.55%) VMware
2 4 (36.36%) NetApp
2 4 (36.36%) Cisco
3 2 (18.18%) Citrix
3 2 (18.18%) Juniper
3 2 (18.18%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (18.18%) Infoblox
3 2 (18.18%) Aruba
4 1 (9.09%) Oracle
4 1 (9.09%) Microsoft