The first table below looks at the demand for SLA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Dorset region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SLA over the 3 months to 23 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 Dorset region.

Location
3 months to
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 50 49 37
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -12
Permanent jobs citing SLA 15 14 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 2.52% 2.54% 3.21%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 31.91% 26.42% 38.46%
Number of salaries quoted 5 11 12
Average salary £45,000 £60,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.00% +9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £23,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £36,743 £36,000
% change year-on-year
-11.54% +2.06%
Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Dorset
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
47 53 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 7.90% 9.62% 8.35%
Number of salaries quoted 33 45 27
Average salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.85% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £24,850 £25,050
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
SLA
South West

SLA
Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

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

SLA Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

SLA
Salary Trend in Dorset

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

SLA Salary Trend in Dorset

SLA
Salary Histogram in Dorset

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SLA across the Dorset region over the 3 months to 23 April 2014.

SLA Salary Histogram in Dorset

SLA
Job Locations in Dorset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SLA within the Dorset region over the 3 months to 23 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Bournemouth +1 15 £45,000 +20.00%
SLA
South West

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT jobs across the Dorset 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 52 (98.11%) ITIL
2 46 (86.79%) Oracle
3 44 (83.02%) Finance
4 41 (77.36%) Root Cause Analysis
5 38 (71.70%) PL/SQL
5 38 (71.70%) SQL
5 38 (71.70%) UNIX
6 34 (64.15%) VB
7 30 (56.60%) VB6
8 29 (54.72%) Oracle Database
9 25 (47.17%) ITIL Certification
10 19 (35.85%) Incident Management
10 19 (35.85%) Problem Management
11 17 (32.08%) Service Delivery
12 15 (28.30%) ITIL V3
13 13 (24.53%) Oracle Database 11g
14 12 (22.64%) SQL Server
14 12 (22.64%) Oracle Forms
15 9 (16.98%) Oracle Reports
15 9 (16.98%) MS Excel
15 9 (16.98%) VMware
15 9 (16.98%) Degree
15 9 (16.98%) Change Control
16 8 (15.09%) Linux
16 8 (15.09%) Java
17 7 (13.21%) Toad
17 7 (13.21%) VMware Infrastructure
18 6 (11.32%) WebSphere
18 6 (11.32%) SQL Server 2008
18 6 (11.32%) C#

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT jobs across the Dorset 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 6 (11.32%) WebLogic
1 6 (11.32%) WebSphere
Applications
1 9 (16.98%) MS Excel
2 3 (5.66%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.89%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.55%) FTP
1 4 (7.55%) HTTP
1 4 (7.55%) TCP/IP
1 4 (7.55%) VPN
1 4 (7.55%) HTTPS
1 4 (7.55%) SSL
1 4 (7.55%) Firewall
1 4 (7.55%) IPsec
1 4 (7.55%) Network Security
1 4 (7.55%) NAS
1 4 (7.55%) LDAP
2 3 (5.66%) LAN
2 3 (5.66%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (54.72%) Oracle Database
2 13 (24.53%) Oracle Database 11g
3 12 (22.64%) SQL Server
4 9 (16.98%) Oracle Reports
5 6 (11.32%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (7.55%) Oracle OWB
6 4 (7.55%) SQL Server 2005
6 4 (7.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (7.55%) Oracle9i Database
6 4 (7.55%) Oracle Database 10g
7 2 (3.77%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 12 (22.64%) Oracle Forms
2 7 (13.21%) Toad
General
1 44 (83.02%) Finance
2 1 (1.89%) Law
2 1 (1.89%) Banking
Job Titles
1 39 (73.58%) Analyst
1 39 (73.58%) Applications Support
2 35 (66.04%) Support Analyst
3 34 (64.15%) Applications Support Analyst
4 9 (16.98%) Oracle Analyst
4 9 (16.98%) Oracle Support Analyst
5 7 (13.21%) Oracle Applications Support Analyst
5 7 (13.21%) Oracle Applications Support
6 6 (11.32%) Web Analyst
6 6 (11.32%) Web Support Analyst
7 5 (9.43%) IT Manager
8 4 (7.55%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 4 (7.55%) Support Manager
8 4 (7.55%) Applications Support Manager
8 4 (7.55%) Applications Manager
9 2 (3.77%) Head of IT
9 2 (3.77%) Support Engineer
10 1 (1.89%) Team Leader
10 1 (1.89%) Support Team Leader
10 1 (1.89%) Head of Operations
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (11.32%) .NET
1 6 (11.32%) ASP.NET
1 6 (11.32%) CSS
2 4 (7.55%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.55%) Computer Science
1 4 (7.55%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (1.89%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 38 (71.70%) UNIX
2 8 (15.09%) Linux
3 3 (5.66%) Windows XP
3 3 (5.66%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (5.66%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (5.66%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (98.11%) ITIL
2 41 (77.36%) Root Cause Analysis
3 19 (35.85%) Incident Management
3 19 (35.85%) Problem Management
4 17 (32.08%) Service Delivery
5 15 (28.30%) ITIL V3
6 9 (16.98%) Change Control
7 4 (7.55%) Capacity Management
7 4 (7.55%) Business Continuity Planning
7 4 (7.55%) Network Monitoring
7 4 (7.55%) ETL
7 4 (7.55%) BCP
7 4 (7.55%) Configuration Management
7 4 (7.55%) Test Management
7 4 (7.55%) Load Balancing
7 4 (7.55%) Business Continuity
7 4 (7.55%) Data Analysis
8 3 (5.66%) Strategic Planning
8 3 (5.66%) Disaster Recovery
9 2 (3.77%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 38 (71.70%) PL/SQL
1 38 (71.70%) SQL
2 34 (64.15%) VB
3 30 (56.60%) VB6
4 8 (15.09%) Java
5 6 (11.32%) JavaScript
5 6 (11.32%) C#
5 6 (11.32%) VB.NET
6 4 (7.55%) Python
6 4 (7.55%) Perl
Qualifications
1 25 (47.17%) ITIL Certification
2 9 (16.98%) Degree
3 4 (7.55%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (1.89%) COBIT
System Software
1 7 (13.21%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (7.55%) Samba
3 3 (5.66%) Active Directory
3 3 (5.66%) vSphere
Vendors
1 46 (86.79%) Oracle
2 9 (16.98%) VMware
3 5 (9.43%) Microsoft
4 4 (7.55%) NetApp
5 2 (3.77%) SonicWALL