The table below looks at the statistics for SLA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Devon 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 46 19 21
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +2
Permanent jobs citing SLA 15 18 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Devon 3.24% 6.98% 6.41%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 57.69% 31.58% 42.55%
Number of salaries quoted 14 15 18
Average salary £20,500 £35,500 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-42.25% -4.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,250 £20,320 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,600 £41,000 £41,500
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 Devon region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Devon
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
26 57 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Devon 5.62% 22.09% 15.06%
Number of salaries quoted 23 52 39
Average salary £24,000 £34,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-29.41% -18.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,950 £27,900 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £54,500 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,300
% change year-on-year
- -0.74%

SLA
Jobs Demand Trend in Devon

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

SLA Jobs Demand Trend in Devon

SLA
Salary Trend in Devon

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

SLA Salary Trend in Devon

SLA
Salary Histogram in Devon

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

SLA Salary Histogram in Devon

SLA
Job Locations in Devon

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SLA within the Devon region over the 3 months to 18 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Exeter -8 13 £20,500 -42.25% 1
SLA
South West

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Devon

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT jobs across the Devon 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 23 (69.70%) Microsoft
2 20 (60.61%) Windows
2 20 (60.61%) MS Excel
3 18 (54.55%) ITIL
4 16 (48.48%) Service Delivery
5 15 (45.45%) SCCM
6 13 (39.39%) SCOM
6 13 (39.39%) Windows Server 2008
6 13 (39.39%) WSUS
6 13 (39.39%) Windows Server 2003
7 12 (36.36%) Nagios
7 12 (36.36%) CommVault
7 12 (36.36%) Problem Management
7 12 (36.36%) Backup Exec
7 12 (36.36%) Windows 2000 Server
7 12 (36.36%) Bomgar
8 8 (24.24%) VMware
9 6 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
10 5 (15.15%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 5 (15.15%) Microsoft Certification
10 5 (15.15%) SQL
10 5 (15.15%) SQL Server
10 5 (15.15%) MS Exchange
10 5 (15.15%) Analytical Skills
11 4 (12.12%) Performance Tuning
11 4 (12.12%) Capacity Planning
11 4 (12.12%) MS Office
11 4 (12.12%) Active Directory
11 4 (12.12%) HP
11 4 (12.12%) Internet

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in Devon by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT jobs across the Devon 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 (15.15%) MS Exchange
2 3 (9.09%) SharePoint
3 2 (6.06%) Lync
3 2 (6.06%) IIS
4 1 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (3.03%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 20 (60.61%) MS Excel
2 4 (12.12%) MS Office
3 1 (3.03%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.09%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (12.12%) Internet
2 3 (9.09%) DMZ
2 3 (9.09%) SAN
2 3 (9.09%) TCP/IP
2 3 (9.09%) VPN
2 3 (9.09%) LAN
3 2 (6.06%) SSL
3 2 (6.06%) WAN
3 2 (6.06%) Cisco PIX
3 2 (6.06%) Firewall
4 1 (3.03%) Broadband
4 1 (3.03%) DHCP
4 1 (3.03%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (15.15%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.06%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (6.06%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (3.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (3.03%) DTS
3 1 (3.03%) RDBMS
3 1 (3.03%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (3.03%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Maven
1 1 (3.03%) JUnit
General
1 2 (6.06%) Finance
2 1 (3.03%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (33.33%) Support Engineer
2 9 (27.27%) Analyst
2 9 (27.27%) Systems Engineer
2 9 (27.27%) Systems Support
3 8 (24.24%) Systems Support Engineer
4 4 (12.12%) Support Analyst
4 4 (12.12%) 2nd Line Support
5 3 (9.09%) Technical Specialist
5 3 (9.09%) Technical Support
5 3 (9.09%) VMware Specialist
6 2 (6.06%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) Service Manager
6 2 (6.06%) Developer
6 2 (6.06%) Project Engineer
7 1 (3.03%) Server Support
7 1 (3.03%) 3rd Line Support
7 1 (3.03%) Delivery Manager
7 1 (3.03%) Java Developer
7 1 (3.03%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 1 (3.03%) IT Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.06%) Web Services
1 2 (6.06%) XML
2 1 (3.03%) Spring
2 1 (3.03%) Ruby on Rails
2 1 (3.03%) Middleware
2 1 (3.03%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (15.15%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (9.09%) e-Health
2 3 (9.09%) Client/Server
3 2 (6.06%) Thin Client
3 2 (6.06%) Fat Client
4 1 (3.03%) GIS
4 1 (3.03%) Clustering
4 1 (3.03%) Data Integration
4 1 (3.03%) Statistics
4 1 (3.03%) Blackberry
4 1 (3.03%) NHS
4 1 (3.03%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 20 (60.61%) Windows
2 13 (39.39%) Windows Server 2008
2 13 (39.39%) Windows Server 2003
3 12 (36.36%) Windows 2000 Server
4 2 (6.06%) Solaris
5 1 (3.03%) Windows 7
5 1 (3.03%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (54.55%) ITIL
2 16 (48.48%) Service Delivery
3 12 (36.36%) Problem Management
4 4 (12.12%) Performance Tuning
4 4 (12.12%) Capacity Planning
4 4 (12.12%) Time Management
4 4 (12.12%) Change Management
5 3 (9.09%) Contact Management
5 3 (9.09%) Service Management
5 3 (9.09%) Incident Management
5 3 (9.09%) Capacity Management
6 2 (6.06%) PRINCE2
6 2 (6.06%) Project Management
6 2 (6.06%) Migration
7 1 (3.03%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (3.03%) Process Management
7 1 (3.03%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (3.03%) Data Management
7 1 (3.03%) Data Protection
7 1 (3.03%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (15.15%) SQL
2 3 (9.09%) PowerShell
3 2 (6.06%) Java
4 1 (3.03%) VB6
4 1 (3.03%) Ruby
4 1 (3.03%) C#
4 1 (3.03%) C++
4 1 (3.03%) T-SQL
4 1 (3.03%) VB
Qualifications
1 5 (15.15%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 5 (15.15%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (9.09%) Degree
3 2 (6.06%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (6.06%) MCITP
4 1 (3.03%) CCA
4 1 (3.03%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (3.03%) MCP
4 1 (3.03%) MCSE
4 1 (3.03%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.06%) QA
System Software
1 6 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (12.12%) Active Directory
3 3 (9.09%) VMware ESX
3 3 (9.09%) VMware Server
3 3 (9.09%) Terminal Services
3 3 (9.09%) VMFS
3 3 (9.09%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (9.09%) vCloud
4 2 (6.06%) vSphere
5 1 (3.03%) Hyper-V
5 1 (3.03%) XenApp
5 1 (3.03%) XenServer
5 1 (3.03%) XenDesktop
5 1 (3.03%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 15 (45.45%) SCCM
2 13 (39.39%) SCOM
2 13 (39.39%) WSUS
3 12 (36.36%) Nagios
3 12 (36.36%) Backup Exec
4 1 (3.03%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 23 (69.70%) Microsoft
2 12 (36.36%) CommVault
2 12 (36.36%) Bomgar
3 8 (24.24%) VMware
4 4 (12.12%) HP
5 3 (9.09%) EMC
5 3 (9.09%) CA
5 3 (9.09%) NetApp
5 3 (9.09%) Cisco
6 2 (6.06%) CheckPoint
7 1 (3.03%) ESRI
7 1 (3.03%) Avaya
7 1 (3.03%) Citrix
7 1 (3.03%) Dell