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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 70 63 47
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -16
Permanent jobs citing SLA 57 60 83
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 2.92% 3.50% 4.94%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 25.33% 41.67% 39.34%
Number of salaries quoted 46 42 52
Average salary £35,000 £30,500 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.75% -19.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £22,500 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £37,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- -2.77%
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
225 144 211
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 11.54% 8.41% 12.55%
Number of salaries quoted 168 114 161
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -19.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £27,100 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,250 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+1.25% -1.23%

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 30 January 2015.

SLA Salary Histogram in Bristol

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 56 (44.80%) ITIL
2 53 (42.40%) Windows
3 46 (36.80%) Microsoft
4 36 (28.80%) Active Directory
5 35 (28.00%) SQL
6 30 (24.00%) MS Office
7 28 (22.40%) Firewall
7 28 (22.40%) Analytical Skills
8 27 (21.60%) MS Excel
9 26 (20.80%) Service Management
9 26 (20.80%) VMware
10 24 (19.20%) Degree
10 24 (19.20%) Service Delivery
11 23 (18.40%) SQL Server
12 22 (17.60%) Linux
12 22 (17.60%) Configuration Management
12 22 (17.60%) Change Management
13 20 (16.00%) Finance
13 20 (16.00%) Cisco
14 19 (15.20%) ITSM
14 19 (15.20%) Management Information System
14 19 (15.20%) Windows 7
15 18 (14.40%) Problem Management
16 17 (13.60%) VPN
17 16 (12.80%) SharePoint
17 16 (12.80%) MS Exchange
17 16 (12.80%) Mentoring
18 15 (12.00%) Coaching
18 15 (12.00%) CRM
18 15 (12.00%) MPLS

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 16 (12.80%) SharePoint
1 16 (12.80%) MS Exchange
2 11 (8.80%) IIS
3 8 (6.40%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 6 (4.80%) Exchange Server 2010
5 5 (4.00%) Jetty
5 5 (4.00%) Apache
5 5 (4.00%) Tomcat
6 4 (3.20%) Exchange Server 2003
6 4 (3.20%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (1.60%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 30 (24.00%) MS Office
2 27 (21.60%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 12 (9.60%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.60%) Oracle Payables
2 2 (1.60%) Oracle Cash Management
2 2 (1.60%) Oracle Assets
2 2 (1.60%) Oracle Internet Expenses
2 2 (1.60%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (1.60%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (1.60%) Oracle General Ledger
2 2 (1.60%) Oracle iProcurement
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.80%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 28 (22.40%) Firewall
2 17 (13.60%) VPN
3 15 (12.00%) MPLS
4 13 (10.40%) SAN
4 13 (10.40%) VLAN
5 11 (8.80%) ISDN
6 6 (4.80%) DNS
6 6 (4.80%) DHCP
6 6 (4.80%) TCP/IP
7 5 (4.00%) NetScaler
8 4 (3.20%) Internet
8 4 (3.20%) LAN
8 4 (3.20%) WAN
8 4 (3.20%) Network Security
8 4 (3.20%) NAS
9 2 (1.60%) Structured Cabling
9 2 (1.60%) iSCSI
10 1 (0.80%) Unified Communications
10 1 (0.80%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (18.40%) SQL Server
2 10 (8.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 9 (7.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (4.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 5 (4.00%) MySQL
4 5 (4.00%) OLAP
4 5 (4.00%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (3.20%) OLTP
6 2 (1.60%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (1.60%) Oracle Discoverer
7 1 (0.80%) QlikView
7 1 (0.80%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 10 (8.00%) Jenkins
2 5 (4.00%) Hudson
2 5 (4.00%) JIRA
2 5 (4.00%) Ant
2 5 (4.00%) JUnit
2 5 (4.00%) Eclipse
2 5 (4.00%) Bugzilla
3 4 (3.20%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (2.40%) Visual Studio
General
1 20 (16.00%) Finance
2 14 (11.20%) Legal
3 12 (9.60%) Law
4 11 (8.80%) Telecoms
5 8 (6.40%) Banking
6 7 (5.60%) Retail
7 4 (3.20%) Local Government
8 2 (1.60%) Advertising
8 2 (1.60%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 30 (24.00%) Service Manager
2 24 (19.20%) Service Desk Manager
3 23 (18.40%) Analyst
4 14 (11.20%) Support Engineer
5 9 (7.20%) Developer
6 8 (6.40%) Systems Engineer
7 6 (4.80%) Support Analyst
7 6 (4.80%) 1st Line Support
7 6 (4.80%) 2nd Line Support
8 5 (4.00%) Service Desk Analyst
8 5 (4.00%) Systems Support Engineer
8 5 (4.00%) IT Services Manager
8 5 (4.00%) Service Analyst
8 5 (4.00%) Senior Developer
8 5 (4.00%) Systems Support
9 4 (3.20%) Server Technician
9 4 (3.20%) Consultant
9 4 (3.20%) Support Technician
9 4 (3.20%) Server Support
9 4 (3.20%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.00%) Spring
1 5 (4.00%) MDX
1 5 (4.00%) J2EE
2 4 (3.20%) .NET
3 1 (0.80%) XMPP
3 1 (0.80%) Software Packaging
3 1 (0.80%) CSS
3 1 (0.80%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 28 (22.40%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (15.20%) Management Information System
3 9 (7.20%) Blackberry
4 6 (4.80%) Wiki
5 4 (3.20%) Mainframe
5 4 (3.20%) Mathematics
5 4 (3.20%) Computer Science
5 4 (3.20%) IBM Mainframe
6 3 (2.40%) Visualisation
6 3 (2.40%) Open Source
7 2 (1.60%) Video Conferencing
8 1 (0.80%) CMDB
8 1 (0.80%) Fat Client
8 1 (0.80%) Thin Client
8 1 (0.80%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 53 (42.40%) Windows
2 22 (17.60%) Linux
3 19 (15.20%) Windows 7
4 10 (8.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 10 (8.00%) UNIX
4 10 (8.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (6.40%) Ubuntu
6 5 (4.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (3.20%) AIX
8 3 (2.40%) Fedora
8 3 (2.40%) CentOS
8 3 (2.40%) Debian
8 3 (2.40%) Windows 8
9 2 (1.60%) Solaris
10 1 (0.80%) Windows Vista
10 1 (0.80%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.80%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.80%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (44.80%) ITIL
2 26 (20.80%) Service Management
3 24 (19.20%) Service Delivery
4 22 (17.60%) Configuration Management
4 22 (17.60%) Change Management
5 19 (15.20%) ITSM
6 18 (14.40%) Problem Management
7 16 (12.80%) Mentoring
8 15 (12.00%) Coaching
8 15 (12.00%) CRM
9 13 (10.40%) Software Deployment
10 9 (7.20%) Project Management
10 9 (7.20%) Stakeholder Management
11 8 (6.40%) Validation
12 7 (5.60%) Incident Management
12 7 (5.60%) Numerical Analysis
12 7 (5.60%) Root Cause Analysis
12 7 (5.60%) Continuous Improvement
13 6 (4.80%) Disaster Recovery
13 6 (4.80%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 35 (28.00%) SQL
2 8 (6.40%) T-SQL
3 6 (4.80%) Java
3 6 (4.80%) JavaScript
4 3 (2.40%) PowerShell
4 3 (2.40%) C#
4 3 (2.40%) VBScript
4 3 (2.40%) VB
4 3 (2.40%) VB.NET
4 3 (2.40%) VBA
5 1 (0.80%) Perl
5 1 (0.80%) PHP
5 1 (0.80%) PL/SQL
5 1 (0.80%) C
Qualifications
1 24 (19.20%) Degree
2 14 (11.20%) MCP
3 10 (8.00%) Cisco Certification
4 8 (6.40%) CCNA
5 7 (5.60%) ITIL Certification
6 5 (4.00%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (2.40%) Security Cleared
8 2 (1.60%) CCENT
8 2 (1.60%) MCDST
8 2 (1.60%) HP APS
8 2 (1.60%) SC Cleared
8 2 (1.60%) MCTS
8 2 (1.60%) MCITP
9 1 (0.80%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (0.80%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (0.80%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.20%) QA
System Software
1 36 (28.80%) Active Directory
2 15 (12.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (8.80%) Terminal Services
4 3 (2.40%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.80%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (4.00%) Puppet
2 3 (2.40%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 2 (1.60%) Unicenter
3 2 (1.60%) OpenView
3 2 (1.60%) SCCM
4 1 (0.80%) Backup Exec
4 1 (0.80%) Tivoli
4 1 (0.80%) Casper Suite
Vendors
1 46 (36.80%) Microsoft
2 26 (20.80%) VMware
3 20 (16.00%) Cisco
4 12 (9.60%) Citrix
5 11 (8.80%) IBM
6 9 (7.20%) Oracle
7 7 (5.60%) HP
8 6 (4.80%) Dell
9 5 (4.00%) Zend
9 5 (4.00%) Red Hat
9 5 (4.00%) NetApp
9 5 (4.00%) Splunk
10 4 (3.20%) Symantec
10 4 (3.20%) McAfee
10 4 (3.20%) Unisys
11 3 (2.40%) Veeam
11 3 (2.40%) 3PAR
12 2 (1.60%) BMC
12 2 (1.60%) EMC
13 1 (0.80%) SAP
Bristol, Avon
Westek Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
EE
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Experis Ltd
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £36000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
Bristol
Everything Everywhere
Salary: Competitive + benefits
Posted: 22 days ago
Bristol, Avon
EE
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 22 days ago
Bristol
Everything Everywhere
Salary: Competitive + Bens
Posted: 23 days ago