The first table below looks at the demand for SLA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Colchester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SLA over the 3 months to 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category for the Colchester region.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 31 28 39
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +11
Permanent jobs citing SLA 9 2 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Colchester 3.95% 1.40% 2.01%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 39.13% 100.00% 40.00%
Number of salaries quoted 8 2 4
Average salary £32,500 £26,500 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.64% +6.00%
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £36,618 £36,000
% change year-on-year
-11.24% +1.71%
Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Colchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
23 2 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Colchester 10.09% 1.40% 5.03%
Number of salaries quoted 21 2 9
Average salary £33,000 £26,500 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+24.52% -3.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £25,700 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £72,500 £27,300
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
SLA
Essex

SLA
Jobs Demand Trend in Colchester

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

SLA Jobs Demand Trend in Colchester

SLA
Salary Trend in Colchester

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

SLA Salary Trend in Colchester

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Colchester

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT jobs across the Colchester 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 16 (84.21%) Problem Management
2 13 (68.42%) Finance
3 10 (52.63%) ITIL
4 8 (42.11%) MS Visio
4 8 (42.11%) Root Cause Analysis
5 7 (36.84%) Change Control
5 7 (36.84%) Business Analysis
5 7 (36.84%) Incident Management
5 7 (36.84%) Degree
5 7 (36.84%) Microsoft
5 7 (36.84%) SQL
5 7 (36.84%) Project Management
6 5 (26.32%) SharePoint
6 5 (26.32%) Dynamics GP
6 5 (26.32%) Guidewire
7 3 (15.79%) VMware
8 2 (10.53%) Capacity Management
8 2 (10.53%) Software Deployment
8 2 (10.53%) NAS
8 2 (10.53%) vSphere
8 2 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2010
8 2 (10.53%) LANDesk
8 2 (10.53%) VMware Infrastructure
8 2 (10.53%) Kaspersky
8 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (10.53%) SAN
8 2 (10.53%) NetApp
8 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (10.53%) Change Management
8 2 (10.53%) Firewall

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in Colchester by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT jobs across the Colchester 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 5 (26.32%) SharePoint
2 2 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (10.53%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 8 (42.11%) MS Visio
2 2 (10.53%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (26.32%) Dynamics GP
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.53%) NAS
1 2 (10.53%) SAN
1 2 (10.53%) Firewall
1 2 (10.53%) DHCP
1 2 (10.53%) TCP/IP
1 2 (10.53%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) SQL Server
General
1 13 (68.42%) Finance
Job Titles
1 18 (94.74%) Analyst
2 11 (57.89%) Support Analyst
3 8 (42.11%) Senior Analyst
4 7 (36.84%) Service Analyst
5 5 (26.32%) Technical Support
5 5 (26.32%) Applications Support
5 5 (26.32%) Technical Support Analyst
5 5 (26.32%) Technical Analyst
6 4 (21.05%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
6 4 (21.05%) 3rd Line Support
7 1 (5.26%) 2nd Line Support
7 1 (5.26%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
7 1 (5.26%) Senior Support Analyst
7 1 (5.26%) Delivery Manager
7 1 (5.26%) Senior Applications Support Analyst
7 1 (5.26%) Applications Support Analyst
7 1 (5.26%) Services Delivery Manager
7 1 (5.26%) Service Manager
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (10.53%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (84.21%) Problem Management
2 10 (52.63%) ITIL
3 8 (42.11%) Root Cause Analysis
4 7 (36.84%) Change Control
4 7 (36.84%) Business Analysis
4 7 (36.84%) Incident Management
4 7 (36.84%) Project Management
5 2 (10.53%) Capacity Management
5 2 (10.53%) Software Deployment
5 2 (10.53%) Change Management
6 1 (5.26%) ITSM
6 1 (5.26%) Migration
6 1 (5.26%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (5.26%) Service Management
6 1 (5.26%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 7 (36.84%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (36.84%) Degree
2 2 (10.53%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (10.53%) CCNA
2 2 (10.53%) MCP
2 2 (10.53%) MCSE
2 2 (10.53%) MCSA
3 1 (5.26%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 2 (10.53%) vSphere
1 2 (10.53%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (10.53%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 7 (36.84%) Microsoft
2 5 (26.32%) Guidewire
3 3 (15.79%) VMware
4 2 (10.53%) LANDesk
4 2 (10.53%) Kaspersky
4 2 (10.53%) NetApp
4 2 (10.53%) Cisco
5 1 (5.26%) Citrix