The table below looks at the statistics for SLA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SLA over the 3 months to 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 63 59 38
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -21
Permanent jobs citing SLA 68 58 83
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 3.65% 3.73% 5.27%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 35.98% 43.28% 47.98%
Number of salaries quoted 57 49 71
Average salary £32,500 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,100 £24,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £54,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-9.72% +2.85%
SLA
South West

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 Bristol region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Bristol
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
189 134 173
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 10.16% 8.63% 10.98%
Number of salaries quoted 161 103 155
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -8.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £24,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £60,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,300
% change year-on-year
- -0.74%

SLA
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

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

SLA Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

SLA
Salary Trend in Bristol

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

SLA Salary Trend in Bristol

SLA
Salary Histogram in Bristol

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SLA across the Bristol region over the 3 months to 18 September 2014.

SLA Salary Histogram in Bristol

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT jobs across the Bristol 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 53 (44.54%) ITIL
2 32 (26.89%) Degree
3 30 (25.21%) Windows
4 29 (24.37%) Service Management
5 26 (21.85%) Service Delivery
5 26 (21.85%) SQL
6 23 (19.33%) Microsoft
7 22 (18.49%) Finance
7 22 (18.49%) Problem Management
8 21 (17.65%) Change Management
8 21 (17.65%) Active Directory
9 18 (15.13%) MS Exchange
9 18 (15.13%) Oracle
9 18 (15.13%) MS Office
9 18 (15.13%) Management Information System
10 17 (14.29%) Linux
10 17 (14.29%) Cisco
11 16 (13.45%) Firewall
11 16 (13.45%) Analytical Skills
12 15 (12.61%) Oracle EBS
12 15 (12.61%) MS Excel
12 15 (12.61%) Computer Science
13 14 (11.76%) User Acceptance Testing
13 14 (11.76%) Oracle Reports
13 14 (11.76%) Migration
14 13 (10.92%) Configuration Management
14 13 (10.92%) Project Management
14 13 (10.92%) MCP
15 12 (10.08%) CRM
15 12 (10.08%) ITSM

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT jobs across the Bristol 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 18 (15.13%) MS Exchange
2 10 (8.40%) SharePoint
2 10 (8.40%) Exchange Server 2010
3 9 (7.56%) IIS
3 9 (7.56%) Apache
4 8 (6.72%) Exchange Server 2003
5 5 (4.20%) Exchange Server 2013
6 4 (3.36%) SharePoint 2013
6 4 (3.36%) SharePoint 2010
6 4 (3.36%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 4 (3.36%) SharePoint Server
6 4 (3.36%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 18 (15.13%) MS Office
2 15 (12.61%) MS Excel
3 4 (3.36%) InfoPath
4 1 (0.84%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 15 (12.61%) Oracle EBS
2 10 (8.40%) Oracle General Ledger
2 10 (8.40%) Oracle EBS R12
2 10 (8.40%) Oracle Assets
2 10 (8.40%) Oracle Payables
3 9 (7.56%) Oracle Internet Expenses
3 9 (7.56%) Oracle Cash Management
3 9 (7.56%) Oracle iProcurement
4 5 (4.20%) Dynamics CRM
5 3 (2.52%) Oracle Financials
6 1 (0.84%) Summit
6 1 (0.84%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (0.84%) Oracle 11i
6 1 (0.84%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
6 1 (0.84%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.84%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (13.45%) Firewall
2 10 (8.40%) DHCP
2 10 (8.40%) DNS
3 9 (7.56%) NetScaler
3 9 (7.56%) TCP/IP
4 6 (5.04%) VPN
5 5 (4.20%) VLAN
5 5 (4.20%) Internet
5 5 (4.20%) MPLS
5 5 (4.20%) VoIP
5 5 (4.20%) ISDN
6 4 (3.36%) Intranet
7 3 (2.52%) Cisco ASA
8 2 (1.68%) Radio Access Network
8 2 (1.68%) LAN
8 2 (1.68%) WAN
9 1 (0.84%) Network Security
9 1 (0.84%) RNC
9 1 (0.84%) Wi-Fi
9 1 (0.84%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (11.76%) Oracle Reports
2 10 (8.40%) SQL Server
2 10 (8.40%) Oracle Discoverer
3 9 (7.56%) MySQL
4 5 (4.20%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (3.36%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.84%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.84%) QlikView
6 1 (0.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.84%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.84%) OLAP
6 1 (0.84%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (0.84%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (1.68%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.84%) Toad
General
1 22 (18.49%) Finance
2 11 (9.24%) Local Government
3 9 (7.56%) Retail
3 9 (7.56%) General Ledger
4 8 (6.72%) Telecoms
5 4 (3.36%) Back Office
5 4 (3.36%) Military
5 4 (3.36%) Banking
6 1 (0.84%) Marketing
6 1 (0.84%) Legal
6 1 (0.84%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 32 (26.89%) Analyst
2 24 (20.17%) Service Manager
3 16 (13.45%) Support Engineer
4 12 (10.08%) Consultant
5 10 (8.40%) Principal Consultant
6 9 (7.56%) Oracle Analyst
6 9 (7.56%) Systems Analyst
6 9 (7.56%) Support Analyst
7 8 (6.72%) Systems Engineer
8 7 (5.88%) Service Desk Manager
9 6 (5.04%) Operations Manager
9 6 (5.04%) Services Delivery Manager
9 6 (5.04%) Systems Support
9 6 (5.04%) Service Analyst
9 6 (5.04%) Systems Support Engineer
9 6 (5.04%) Delivery Manager
9 6 (5.04%) Service Desk Analyst
10 5 (4.20%) Problem Manager
10 5 (4.20%) Developer
11 4 (3.36%) Server Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (5.88%) .NET
1 7 (5.88%) HTML
2 6 (5.04%) ASP.NET
2 6 (5.04%) CSS
3 5 (4.20%) Software Packaging
3 5 (4.20%) Ajax
3 5 (4.20%) XML
4 4 (3.36%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 4 (3.36%) XHTML
4 4 (3.36%) Web Services
4 4 (3.36%) WCF
4 4 (3.36%) Silverlight
5 1 (0.84%) Oracle Fusion
5 1 (0.84%) jQuery
5 1 (0.84%) MDX
5 1 (0.84%) XMPP
5 1 (0.84%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 18 (15.13%) Management Information System
2 16 (13.45%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (12.61%) Computer Science
4 11 (9.24%) Mathematics
5 10 (8.40%) Wiki
6 8 (6.72%) Blackberry
7 6 (5.04%) Video Conferencing
8 3 (2.52%) EqualLogic
8 3 (2.52%) Open Source
9 2 (1.68%) PDA
9 2 (1.68%) CMDB
10 1 (0.84%) Fat Client
10 1 (0.84%) Thin Client
10 1 (0.84%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 30 (25.21%) Windows
2 17 (14.29%) Linux
3 12 (10.08%) Windows 7
3 12 (10.08%) Ubuntu
4 6 (5.04%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (5.04%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (5.04%) CentOS
4 6 (5.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (4.20%) Windows XP
5 5 (4.20%) Mac OS X
5 5 (4.20%) Windows 8
6 4 (3.36%) Windows Vista
7 3 (2.52%) Fedora
7 3 (2.52%) Debian
7 3 (2.52%) UNIX
8 1 (0.84%) Solaris
8 1 (0.84%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (44.54%) ITIL
2 29 (24.37%) Service Management
3 26 (21.85%) Service Delivery
4 22 (18.49%) Problem Management
5 21 (17.65%) Change Management
6 14 (11.76%) User Acceptance Testing
6 14 (11.76%) Migration
7 13 (10.92%) Configuration Management
7 13 (10.92%) Project Management
8 12 (10.08%) CRM
8 12 (10.08%) ITSM
9 11 (9.24%) Enterprise Architecture
9 11 (9.24%) PRINCE2
10 10 (8.40%) E-Commerce
10 10 (8.40%) Incident Management
11 9 (7.56%) Asset Management
11 9 (7.56%) Document Management
11 9 (7.56%) Cash Management
11 9 (7.56%) Capacity Planning
11 9 (7.56%) E-business
Programming Languages
1 26 (21.85%) SQL
2 5 (4.20%) C#
3 2 (1.68%) PL/SQL
3 2 (1.68%) T-SQL
3 2 (1.68%) JavaScript
4 1 (0.84%) Shell Script
4 1 (0.84%) PHP
4 1 (0.84%) Java
4 1 (0.84%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 32 (26.89%) Degree
2 13 (10.92%) MCP
3 10 (8.40%) CCNA
3 10 (8.40%) Cisco Certification
4 8 (6.72%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (3.36%) MCSD
5 4 (3.36%) MCSE
5 4 (3.36%) MCITP
5 4 (3.36%) MCTS
5 4 (3.36%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 3 (2.52%) SC Cleared
6 3 (2.52%) Security Cleared
7 2 (1.68%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.84%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.36%) QA
2 3 (2.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 21 (17.65%) Active Directory
2 5 (4.20%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (4.20%) Terminal Services
3 4 (3.36%) vSphere
4 3 (2.52%) Hyper-V
4 3 (2.52%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 6 (5.04%) SCCM
2 4 (3.36%) Backup Exec
3 2 (1.68%) Puppet
Vendors
1 23 (19.33%) Microsoft
2 18 (15.13%) Oracle
3 17 (14.29%) Cisco
4 10 (8.40%) Citrix
4 10 (8.40%) VMware
5 9 (7.56%) Zend
6 6 (5.04%) Red Hat
7 4 (3.36%) Dell
8 3 (2.52%) Salesforce.com
8 3 (2.52%) Avaya
9 2 (1.68%) Splunk
9 2 (1.68%) Juniper
9 2 (1.68%) Huawei
10 1 (0.84%) WatchGuard
10 1 (0.84%) McAfee
10 1 (0.84%) Symantec
10 1 (0.84%) NetApp
Bristol, Avon
Spring Technology
Salary: £16000.00 - £21000.00 per annum + Excellent
Posted: 13 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + relocation pkg
Posted: 20 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Talent International
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Somerset
Boeing
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Broady Limited
Salary: From £19,000 to £21,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
The MRJ Group
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
ISL
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Package
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago