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 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 10 25 13
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -12
Permanent jobs citing SLA 22 1 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brentwood 12.36% 0.98% 12.00%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 42.31% 16.67% 66.67%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 4
Average salary - - £26,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £35,500
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -8.45%
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
52 6 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brentwood 29.21% 5.88% 18.00%
Number of salaries quoted 4 1 4
Average salary £42,500 £32,500 £26,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+30.76% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £32,500 £19,500
10% offered a salary of more than £49,250 £41,250 £32,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Brentwood

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 33 (68.75%) Active Directory
2 31 (64.58%) Microsoft
2 31 (64.58%) DHCP
2 31 (64.58%) DNS
2 31 (64.58%) Windows
2 31 (64.58%) VMware
2 31 (64.58%) VMware Infrastructure
3 30 (62.50%) SolarWinds
3 30 (62.50%) Change Management
3 30 (62.50%) ITIL
4 29 (60.42%) LDAP
4 29 (60.42%) Citrix
5 27 (56.25%) Disaster Recovery
5 27 (56.25%) CMDB
5 27 (56.25%) Security Patching
6 15 (31.25%) Change Control
6 15 (31.25%) Finance
7 13 (27.08%) Time Management
8 12 (25.00%) SQL
9 10 (20.83%) Incident Management
9 10 (20.83%) Analytical Skills
10 9 (18.75%) Waterfall
10 9 (18.75%) AS400
10 9 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
10 9 (18.75%) COBOL
10 9 (18.75%) Client/Server
11 5 (10.42%) SAN
12 4 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
12 4 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
13 3 (6.25%) Network Monitoring

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in Brentwood by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (4.17%) IIS
1 2 (4.17%) MS Exchange
1 2 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2003
1 2 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2007
1 2 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (4.17%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 31 (64.58%) DHCP
1 31 (64.58%) DNS
2 29 (60.42%) LDAP
3 5 (10.42%) SAN
4 3 (6.25%) H.323
5 2 (4.17%) Firewall
5 2 (4.17%) Cisco IOS
5 2 (4.17%) Cisco PIX
5 2 (4.17%) OSPF
5 2 (4.17%) BGP
5 2 (4.17%) FWSM
5 2 (4.17%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (2.08%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.25%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.17%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (4.17%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.08%) SQL Server 2000
General
1 15 (31.25%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (20.83%) Server Support
1 10 (20.83%) 3rd Line Support
2 9 (18.75%) Senior Manager
2 9 (18.75%) Support Manager
2 9 (18.75%) Production Manager
3 4 (8.33%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (4.17%) Analyst
4 2 (4.17%) Network Engineer
4 2 (4.17%) Network Specialist
5 1 (2.08%) Voice Engineer
5 1 (2.08%) DBA
5 1 (2.08%) Support Analyst
5 1 (2.08%) Administrator
5 1 (2.08%) Network Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.08%) XML
1 1 (2.08%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 27 (56.25%) CMDB
2 10 (20.83%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (18.75%) Client/Server
3 9 (18.75%) AS400
4 1 (2.08%) Statistics
4 1 (2.08%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 31 (64.58%) Windows
2 4 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (4.17%) Debian
3 2 (4.17%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (62.50%) ITIL
1 30 (62.50%) Change Management
2 27 (56.25%) Disaster Recovery
2 27 (56.25%) Security Patching
3 15 (31.25%) Change Control
4 13 (27.08%) Time Management
5 10 (20.83%) Incident Management
6 9 (18.75%) Waterfall
6 9 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (6.25%) Network Monitoring
8 1 (2.08%) Mentoring
8 1 (2.08%) System Integration Testing
8 1 (2.08%) Performance Tuning
8 1 (2.08%) SDLC
8 1 (2.08%) Continuous Improvement
8 1 (2.08%) Performance Management
8 1 (2.08%) Data Protection
8 1 (2.08%) ITSM
8 1 (2.08%) Information Security Management
8 1 (2.08%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (25.00%) SQL
2 9 (18.75%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 3 (6.25%) CCNA
1 3 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (4.17%) MCSE
3 1 (2.08%) Degree
System Software
1 33 (68.75%) Active Directory
2 31 (64.58%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (4.17%) XenServer
3 2 (4.17%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (4.17%) Terminal Services
3 2 (4.17%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 2 (4.17%) Backup Exec
2 1 (2.08%) Cisco UCCE
2 1 (2.08%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 31 (64.58%) Microsoft
1 31 (64.58%) VMware
2 30 (62.50%) SolarWinds
3 29 (60.42%) Citrix
4 3 (6.25%) Cisco
5 2 (4.17%) Juniper
5 2 (4.17%) Symantec
6 1 (2.08%) HP
6 1 (2.08%) Polycom