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 29 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 60 58 38
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -20
Permanent jobs citing SLA 69 67 86
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 3.82% 4.18% 5.35%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 37.91% 46.53% 48.04%
Number of salaries quoted 59 56 75
Average salary £32,500 £37,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.16% -1.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £35,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-8.45% +1.42%
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
182 144 179
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 10.08% 8.99% 11.14%
Number of salaries quoted 155 112 163
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 £24,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £61,250
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 29 September 2014.

SLA Salary Histogram in Bristol

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 29 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 49 (41.18%) ITIL
2 33 (27.73%) Degree
3 32 (26.89%) Windows
4 30 (25.21%) Service Management
5 28 (23.53%) Service Delivery
5 28 (23.53%) SQL
6 25 (21.01%) Microsoft
7 21 (17.65%) Problem Management
7 21 (17.65%) Finance
8 20 (16.81%) Change Management
8 20 (16.81%) Firewall
8 20 (16.81%) Linux
9 19 (15.97%) Oracle
9 19 (15.97%) Cisco
10 18 (15.13%) Active Directory
10 18 (15.13%) Management Information System
11 17 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
12 16 (13.45%) MS Exchange
12 16 (13.45%) MS Office
12 16 (13.45%) MCP
13 15 (12.61%) Computer Science
14 14 (11.76%) Configuration Management
14 14 (11.76%) Oracle EBS
14 14 (11.76%) MS Excel
14 14 (11.76%) CRM
15 13 (10.92%) Oracle Reports
15 13 (10.92%) CCNA
15 13 (10.92%) Cisco Certification
15 13 (10.92%) ITSM
15 13 (10.92%) Project Management

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 29 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 16 (13.45%) MS Exchange
2 11 (9.24%) SharePoint
3 10 (8.40%) IIS
3 10 (8.40%) Apache
4 8 (6.72%) Exchange Server 2003
5 7 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2010
6 5 (4.20%) Exchange Server 2013
7 4 (3.36%) SharePoint 2013
7 4 (3.36%) SharePoint Server
7 4 (3.36%) Exchange Server 2007
7 4 (3.36%) SharePoint 2010
7 4 (3.36%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 16 (13.45%) MS Office
2 14 (11.76%) MS Excel
3 4 (3.36%) InfoPath
4 1 (0.84%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 14 (11.76%) Oracle EBS
2 10 (8.40%) Oracle General Ledger
2 10 (8.40%) Oracle EBS R12
2 10 (8.40%) Oracle Payables
2 10 (8.40%) Oracle Assets
3 9 (7.56%) Oracle Internet Expenses
3 9 (7.56%) Oracle Cash Management
3 9 (7.56%) Oracle iProcurement
4 7 (5.88%) Dynamics CRM
5 3 (2.52%) Oracle Financials
6 1 (0.84%) Oracle 11i
6 1 (0.84%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (0.84%) Summit
6 1 (0.84%) Oracle Receivables
6 1 (0.84%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.84%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (16.81%) Firewall
2 10 (8.40%) DHCP
2 10 (8.40%) DNS
2 10 (8.40%) NetScaler
3 9 (7.56%) TCP/IP
4 8 (6.72%) MPLS
5 7 (5.88%) VPN
6 6 (5.04%) ISDN
6 6 (5.04%) VLAN
7 5 (4.20%) VoIP
8 4 (3.36%) Intranet
8 4 (3.36%) Internet
9 3 (2.52%) SAN
9 3 (2.52%) Cisco ASA
10 2 (1.68%) NAS
10 2 (1.68%) Structured Cabling
10 2 (1.68%) WAN
10 2 (1.68%) LAN
10 2 (1.68%) iSCSI
11 1 (0.84%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (10.92%) Oracle Reports
2 12 (10.08%) SQL Server
3 10 (8.40%) MySQL
4 9 (7.56%) Oracle Discoverer
5 5 (4.20%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (3.36%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.84%) QlikView
7 1 (0.84%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.84%) OLAP
7 1 (0.84%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (0.84%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.84%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (2.52%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.84%) Toad
General
1 21 (17.65%) Finance
2 11 (9.24%) Local Government
3 9 (7.56%) Retail
3 9 (7.56%) General Ledger
4 7 (5.88%) Telecoms
5 4 (3.36%) Back Office
5 4 (3.36%) Military
5 4 (3.36%) Banking
6 2 (1.68%) Advertising
7 1 (0.84%) Legal
Job Titles
1 31 (26.05%) Analyst
2 25 (21.01%) Service Manager
3 15 (12.61%) Support Engineer
4 12 (10.08%) Consultant
5 10 (8.40%) Principal Consultant
6 9 (7.56%) Systems Engineer
6 9 (7.56%) Support Analyst
6 9 (7.56%) Oracle Analyst
7 8 (6.72%) Service Desk Manager
7 8 (6.72%) Systems Analyst
8 7 (5.88%) Systems Support
8 7 (5.88%) Systems Support Engineer
9 6 (5.04%) Delivery Manager
9 6 (5.04%) Services Delivery Manager
9 6 (5.04%) Service Desk Analyst
9 6 (5.04%) Operations Manager
9 6 (5.04%) Service Analyst
10 5 (4.20%) Developer
10 5 (4.20%) Problem Manager
11 4 (3.36%) Server Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (5.88%) HTML
1 7 (5.88%) .NET
2 6 (5.04%) ASP.NET
2 6 (5.04%) CSS
3 5 (4.20%) Software Packaging
3 5 (4.20%) Ajax
4 4 (3.36%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 4 (3.36%) WCF
4 4 (3.36%) Silverlight
4 4 (3.36%) Web Services
4 4 (3.36%) XML
4 4 (3.36%) XHTML
5 1 (0.84%) Middleware
5 1 (0.84%) jQuery
5 1 (0.84%) Oracle Fusion
5 1 (0.84%) XMPP
5 1 (0.84%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 18 (15.13%) Management Information System
2 17 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (12.61%) Computer Science
4 11 (9.24%) Wiki
4 11 (9.24%) Mathematics
5 6 (5.04%) Video Conferencing
6 5 (4.20%) Blackberry
7 3 (2.52%) Open Source
7 3 (2.52%) EqualLogic
8 2 (1.68%) PDA
8 2 (1.68%) CMDB
9 1 (0.84%) Fat Client
9 1 (0.84%) Thin Client
9 1 (0.84%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 32 (26.89%) Windows
2 20 (16.81%) Linux
3 13 (10.92%) Ubuntu
4 11 (9.24%) Windows 7
5 8 (6.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (5.04%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (5.04%) CentOS
6 6 (5.04%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (4.20%) Windows XP
7 5 (4.20%) Mac OS X
7 5 (4.20%) Windows 8
8 4 (3.36%) AIX
8 4 (3.36%) Windows Vista
9 3 (2.52%) Debian
9 3 (2.52%) Fedora
9 3 (2.52%) Solaris
9 3 (2.52%) UNIX
10 1 (0.84%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (41.18%) ITIL
2 30 (25.21%) Service Management
3 28 (23.53%) Service Delivery
4 21 (17.65%) Problem Management
5 20 (16.81%) Change Management
6 14 (11.76%) Configuration Management
6 14 (11.76%) CRM
7 13 (10.92%) Project Management
7 13 (10.92%) ITSM
7 13 (10.92%) User Acceptance Testing
8 12 (10.08%) Migration
9 11 (9.24%) Enterprise Architecture
9 11 (9.24%) PRINCE2
9 11 (9.24%) E-Commerce
10 10 (8.40%) E-business
10 10 (8.40%) Document Management
10 10 (8.40%) Capacity Planning
11 9 (7.56%) DevOps
11 9 (7.56%) Cash Management
11 9 (7.56%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 28 (23.53%) SQL
2 5 (4.20%) C#
3 2 (1.68%) JavaScript
3 2 (1.68%) T-SQL
3 2 (1.68%) PL/SQL
4 1 (0.84%) VB.NET
4 1 (0.84%) Shell Script
4 1 (0.84%) PHP
4 1 (0.84%) Java
Qualifications
1 33 (27.73%) Degree
2 16 (13.45%) MCP
3 13 (10.92%) CCNA
3 13 (10.92%) Cisco Certification
4 11 (9.24%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (4.20%) MCTS
5 5 (4.20%) MCITP
6 4 (3.36%) SC Cleared
6 4 (3.36%) Security Cleared
6 4 (3.36%) MCSD
6 4 (3.36%) MCSE
6 4 (3.36%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (1.68%) MCDST
7 2 (1.68%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (1.68%) CCENT
8 1 (0.84%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.36%) QA
2 1 (0.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 18 (15.13%) Active Directory
2 6 (5.04%) Terminal Services
3 5 (4.20%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (3.36%) vSphere
5 3 (2.52%) Forefront TMG
6 1 (0.84%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 6 (5.04%) SCCM
2 5 (4.20%) Casper Suite
3 4 (3.36%) Backup Exec
4 3 (2.52%) Puppet
5 2 (1.68%) OpenView
5 2 (1.68%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 25 (21.01%) Microsoft
2 19 (15.97%) Oracle
2 19 (15.97%) Cisco
3 11 (9.24%) Citrix
3 11 (9.24%) VMware
4 10 (8.40%) Zend
5 8 (6.72%) Red Hat
6 4 (3.36%) IBM
6 4 (3.36%) Dell
7 3 (2.52%) Splunk
8 2 (1.68%) HP
8 2 (1.68%) BMC
9 1 (0.84%) NetApp
9 1 (0.84%) Juniper
9 1 (0.84%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (0.84%) Symantec
9 1 (0.84%) McAfee
9 1 (0.84%) WatchGuard
9 1 (0.84%) Huawei
Bristol, Avon
Connectus
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Bristol
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + relocation pkg
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
Bristol
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 17 days ago