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 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 33 22 20
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -2
Permanent jobs citing SLA 17 16 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Devon 4.05% 6.27% 8.28%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 54.84% 30.77% 53.33%
Number of salaries quoted 15 13 22
Average salary £20,500 £32,500 £27,875
Average salary % change year-on-year
-36.92% +16.59%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,250 £20,160 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,800 £40,300 £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
31 52 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Devon 7.38% 20.39% 15.52%
Number of salaries quoted 25 47 38
Average salary £27,000 £32,500 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.92% -21.68%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,475 £22,500 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £49,500 £50,000 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
- -2.43%

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 27 August 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 27 August 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 -6 15 £20,500 -36.43% 1
SLA
South West

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Devon

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 29 (74.36%) Microsoft
2 26 (66.67%) Windows
3 19 (48.72%) MS Excel
3 19 (48.72%) ITIL
4 16 (41.03%) Windows Server 2003
4 16 (41.03%) SCCM
4 16 (41.03%) Windows Server 2008
5 15 (38.46%) SCOM
5 15 (38.46%) Service Delivery
6 14 (35.90%) WSUS
7 11 (28.21%) Backup Exec
7 11 (28.21%) Problem Management
7 11 (28.21%) Nagios
7 11 (28.21%) HP
7 11 (28.21%) CommVault
7 11 (28.21%) Windows 2000 Server
7 11 (28.21%) Bomgar
8 10 (25.64%) SharePoint
8 10 (25.64%) VMware
9 9 (23.08%) SQL
10 8 (20.51%) Microsoft Certification
10 8 (20.51%) Citrix
10 8 (20.51%) VMware Infrastructure
11 7 (17.95%) Internet
11 7 (17.95%) MS Exchange
12 6 (15.38%) LAN
12 6 (15.38%) TCP/IP
12 6 (15.38%) PRINCE2
12 6 (15.38%) CheckPoint
12 6 (15.38%) Project Management

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in Devon by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 10 (25.64%) SharePoint
2 7 (17.95%) MS Exchange
3 3 (7.69%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (5.13%) Lync
4 2 (5.13%) IIS
5 1 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 19 (48.72%) MS Excel
2 4 (10.26%) MS Office
3 3 (7.69%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.69%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 7 (17.95%) Internet
2 6 (15.38%) LAN
2 6 (15.38%) TCP/IP
3 4 (10.26%) DNS
3 4 (10.26%) DHCP
4 3 (7.69%) VPN
4 3 (7.69%) SAN
4 3 (7.69%) DMZ
5 2 (5.13%) Firewall
5 2 (5.13%) Cisco PIX
5 2 (5.13%) SSL
5 2 (5.13%) WAN
6 1 (2.56%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (12.82%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.13%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (5.13%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.56%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (2.56%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (2.56%) DTS
3 1 (2.56%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 1 (2.56%) JUnit
1 1 (2.56%) Maven
General
1 6 (15.38%) Finance
2 1 (2.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (30.77%) Systems Support
1 12 (30.77%) Systems Engineer
2 11 (28.21%) Support Engineer
3 9 (23.08%) Analyst
3 9 (23.08%) Systems Support Engineer
4 4 (10.26%) Technical Manager
4 4 (10.26%) Technical Project Manager
4 4 (10.26%) Project Manager
4 4 (10.26%) Support Analyst
4 4 (10.26%) 2nd Line Support
5 3 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support
5 3 (7.69%) Technical Support
5 3 (7.69%) Senior Systems Engineer
5 3 (7.69%) Technical Specialist
5 3 (7.69%) VMware Specialist
6 2 (5.13%) Project Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) Developer
6 2 (5.13%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) Service Manager
7 1 (2.56%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.13%) Web Services
1 2 (5.13%) XML
2 1 (2.56%) Middleware
2 1 (2.56%) Spring
2 1 (2.56%) Ruby on Rails
2 1 (2.56%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.26%) Firmware
1 4 (10.26%) Clustering
2 3 (7.69%) e-Health
2 3 (7.69%) Blackberry
2 3 (7.69%) Client/Server
3 2 (5.13%) Thin Client
3 2 (5.13%) Fat Client
4 1 (2.56%) Data Integration
4 1 (2.56%) NHS
4 1 (2.56%) GIS
4 1 (2.56%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 26 (66.67%) Windows
2 16 (41.03%) Windows Server 2003
2 16 (41.03%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (28.21%) Windows 2000 Server
4 3 (7.69%) UNIX
5 2 (5.13%) Solaris
6 1 (2.56%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (48.72%) ITIL
2 15 (38.46%) Service Delivery
3 11 (28.21%) Problem Management
4 6 (15.38%) Project Management
4 6 (15.38%) PRINCE2
4 6 (15.38%) Performance Tuning
5 4 (10.26%) Configuration Management
5 4 (10.26%) Kalman Filter
5 4 (10.26%) Time Management
5 4 (10.26%) Capacity Planning
5 4 (10.26%) Change Management
5 4 (10.26%) Network Load Balancing
6 3 (7.69%) Service Management
6 3 (7.69%) Incident Management
6 3 (7.69%) Contact Management
6 3 (7.69%) Capacity Management
7 2 (5.13%) Migration
8 1 (2.56%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (2.56%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (2.56%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (23.08%) SQL
2 3 (7.69%) PowerShell
3 2 (5.13%) Java
4 1 (2.56%) C#
4 1 (2.56%) C++
4 1 (2.56%) T-SQL
4 1 (2.56%) VB
4 1 (2.56%) VB6
4 1 (2.56%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 8 (20.51%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (12.82%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 4 (10.26%) MCP
3 4 (10.26%) MCSE
3 4 (10.26%) CCA
3 4 (10.26%) Citrix Certification
3 4 (10.26%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 3 (7.69%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 3 (7.69%) Degree
5 2 (5.13%) MCITP
5 2 (5.13%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.26%) QA
System Software
1 8 (20.51%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (10.26%) Active Directory
2 4 (10.26%) ISA Server
2 4 (10.26%) XenApp
3 3 (7.69%) XenServer
3 3 (7.69%) XenDesktop
3 3 (7.69%) VMware ESX
3 3 (7.69%) VMware Server
3 3 (7.69%) Terminal Services
3 3 (7.69%) Hyper-V
3 3 (7.69%) VMFS
3 3 (7.69%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (7.69%) vCloud
4 2 (5.13%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 16 (41.03%) SCCM
2 15 (38.46%) SCOM
3 14 (35.90%) WSUS
4 11 (28.21%) Backup Exec
4 11 (28.21%) Nagios
5 1 (2.56%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 29 (74.36%) Microsoft
2 11 (28.21%) HP
2 11 (28.21%) CommVault
2 11 (28.21%) Bomgar
3 10 (25.64%) VMware
4 8 (20.51%) Citrix
5 6 (15.38%) CheckPoint
6 4 (10.26%) Dell
7 3 (7.69%) EMC
7 3 (7.69%) Cisco
7 3 (7.69%) CA
7 3 (7.69%) NetApp
8 1 (2.56%) ESRI
8 1 (2.56%) Avaya