The table below looks at the statistics for SLA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Brentwood region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SLA over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 31 11 11
Rank change year-on-year
-20 0
Permanent jobs citing SLA 12 35 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brentwood 5.33% 14.29% 12.50%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 19.35% 57.38% 75.00%
Number of salaries quoted 2 14 1
Average salary £23,750 £50,000 £24,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-52.50% +104.08%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
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 Brentwood region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Brentwood
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
62 61 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brentwood 27.56% 24.90% 16.67%
Number of salaries quoted 25 30 5
Average salary £55,000 £47,500 £87,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.78% -45.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £43,700
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £89,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

SLA
Jobs Demand Trend in Brentwood

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

SLA Jobs Demand Trend in Brentwood

SLA
Salary Trend in Brentwood

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

SLA Salary Trend in Brentwood

SLA
Salary Histogram in Brentwood

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SLA across the Brentwood region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

SLA Salary Histogram in Brentwood

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Brentwood

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Brentwood 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 13 (56.52%) ITIL
1 13 (56.52%) Finance
2 12 (52.17%) Time Management
3 10 (43.48%) Change Management
3 10 (43.48%) Disaster Recovery
4 8 (34.78%) SQL
4 8 (34.78%) Active Directory
4 8 (34.78%) SolarWinds
4 8 (34.78%) Change Control
5 7 (30.43%) VMware Infrastructure
5 7 (30.43%) CMDB
5 7 (30.43%) Security Patching
5 7 (30.43%) Microsoft
5 7 (30.43%) Citrix
5 7 (30.43%) LDAP
5 7 (30.43%) DHCP
5 7 (30.43%) DNS
5 7 (30.43%) AS400
5 7 (30.43%) VMware
6 6 (26.09%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (21.74%) Service Delivery
7 5 (21.74%) Windows
8 4 (17.39%) COBOL
8 4 (17.39%) XML
8 4 (17.39%) MS Office
8 4 (17.39%) Client/Server
8 4 (17.39%) XML Messaging
8 4 (17.39%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (17.39%) Fault Analysis
8 4 (17.39%) SDLC

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in Brentwood by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Brentwood 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 4 (17.39%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (30.43%) DHCP
1 7 (30.43%) DNS
1 7 (30.43%) LDAP
2 2 (8.70%) Firewall
3 1 (4.35%) BGP
3 1 (4.35%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (4.35%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (4.35%) Cisco PIX
3 1 (4.35%) FWSM
3 1 (4.35%) H.323
3 1 (4.35%) LAN
3 1 (4.35%) Network Security
3 1 (4.35%) OSPF
3 1 (4.35%) SAN
3 1 (4.35%) VPN
3 1 (4.35%) WAN
General
1 13 (56.52%) Finance
2 1 (4.35%) Banking
2 1 (4.35%) Manufacturing
2 1 (4.35%) Marketing
2 1 (4.35%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (4.35%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (30.43%) Senior IT Support
2 4 (17.39%) Analyst
2 4 (17.39%) Production Manager
2 4 (17.39%) Senior Manager
2 4 (17.39%) Server Support
2 4 (17.39%) Support Analyst
2 4 (17.39%) Support Manager
3 3 (13.04%) AS400 Support
3 3 (13.04%) IT Support
3 3 (13.04%) Senior Analyst
3 3 (13.04%) Senior Support Analyst
3 3 (13.04%) Support Specialist
3 3 (13.04%) Support Team Leader
3 3 (13.04%) Team Leader
4 2 (8.70%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
4 2 (8.70%) 3rd Line Server Support
4 2 (8.70%) Citrix Support
4 2 (8.70%) IT Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) IT Support Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Senior IT Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (17.39%) XML
1 4 (17.39%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 7 (30.43%) AS400
1 7 (30.43%) CMDB
2 6 (26.09%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (17.39%) Client/Server
4 3 (13.04%) iSeries
5 2 (8.70%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 5 (21.74%) Windows
2 1 (4.35%) CatOS
2 1 (4.35%) Windows 7
2 1 (4.35%) Windows Server
2 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (56.52%) ITIL
2 12 (52.17%) Time Management
3 10 (43.48%) Change Management
3 10 (43.48%) Disaster Recovery
4 8 (34.78%) Change Control
5 7 (30.43%) Security Patching
6 5 (21.74%) Service Delivery
7 4 (17.39%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (17.39%) Fault Analysis
7 4 (17.39%) High Availability
7 4 (17.39%) Incident Management
7 4 (17.39%) SDLC
7 4 (17.39%) Waterfall
8 3 (13.04%) Configuration Management
8 3 (13.04%) Defect Management
8 3 (13.04%) Performance Management
8 3 (13.04%) Test Management
9 2 (8.70%) BCP
9 2 (8.70%) Information Security
9 2 (8.70%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (34.78%) SQL
2 4 (17.39%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 2 (8.70%) CCNA
1 2 (8.70%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (8.70%) CISM
1 2 (8.70%) CISSP
2 1 (4.35%) CCNP
2 1 (4.35%) Degree
System Software
1 8 (34.78%) Active Directory
2 7 (30.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (13.04%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (4.35%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (34.78%) SolarWinds
2 7 (30.43%) Citrix
2 7 (30.43%) Microsoft
2 7 (30.43%) VMware
3 3 (13.04%) Oracle
4 1 (4.35%) Altiris
4 1 (4.35%) Avaya
4 1 (4.35%) CheckPoint
4 1 (4.35%) Cisco
4 1 (4.35%) HP
4 1 (4.35%) Juniper
4 1 (4.35%) SAP