The table below looks at the statistics for SLA skills in IT jobs advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SLA over the 3 months to 26 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 73 94 102
Rank change year-on-year
+21 +8
Permanent jobs citing SLA 253 228 205
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 3.47% 2.87% 2.48%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 31.00% 26.00% 25.47%
Number of salaries quoted 196 168 161
Average salary £43,000 £35,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.85% -22.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,900 £22,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £59,250 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £37,485
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -13.29%
SLA
England

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 East of England region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
East of England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
816 877 805
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 11.21% 11.05% 9.75%
Number of salaries quoted 627 707 691
Average salary £43,900 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,150 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

SLA
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

SLA Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

SLA
Salary Trend in the East of England

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

SLA Salary Trend in the East of England

SLA
Salary Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SLA across the East of England region over the 3 months to 26 March 2015.

SLA Salary Histogram in the East of England

SLA
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SLA within the East of England region over the 3 months to 26 March 2015. 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
Hertfordshire +14 108 £40,000 +21.21% 11
Bedfordshire +13 53 £46,500 +13.41% 3
Essex +15 52 £50,000 +53.84% 9
Cambridgeshire +14 35 £32,000 -7.91% 2
Suffolk +6 3 £22,500 +9.75% 2
Norfolk -5 3 £40,000 +55.33% 1
SLA
England

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 26 March 2015, IT jobs across the East of England 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.

1 232 (42.65%) ITIL
2 166 (30.51%) Windows
3 152 (27.94%) SQL
4 151 (27.76%) Microsoft
5 126 (23.16%) Finance
6 117 (21.51%) Service Delivery
7 105 (19.30%) Linux
7 105 (19.30%) Cisco
8 100 (18.38%) Active Directory
9 86 (15.81%) Java
10 76 (13.97%) UNIX
11 75 (13.79%) PL/SQL
12 74 (13.60%) SQL Server
13 72 (13.24%) Oracle
14 71 (13.05%) MS Excel
15 66 (12.13%) VMware
16 65 (11.95%) MS Office
17 61 (11.21%) Problem Management
18 58 (10.66%) Change Management
19 57 (10.48%) Incident Management
20 56 (10.29%) Service Management
21 55 (10.11%) Time Management
22 54 (9.93%) MySQL
23 52 (9.56%) J2EE
24 50 (9.19%) Apache
25 49 (9.01%) Cisco Certification
25 49 (9.01%) Firewall
26 46 (8.46%) IIS
26 46 (8.46%) Tomcat
27 45 (8.27%) DNS

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 26 March 2015, IT jobs across the East of England 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 50 (9.19%) Apache
2 46 (8.46%) Tomcat
2 46 (8.46%) IIS
3 42 (7.72%) MS Exchange
4 41 (7.54%) WebLogic
5 39 (7.17%) SharePoint
6 24 (4.41%) Exchange Server 2010
7 14 (2.57%) Apache Solr
8 12 (2.21%) Exchange Server 2007
9 9 (1.65%) Lync
10 8 (1.47%) IBM Notes
11 7 (1.29%) Exchange Server 2013
12 6 (1.10%) Exchange Server 2003
13 5 (0.92%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 4 (0.74%) SharePoint 2010
15 3 (0.55%) Joomla!
15 3 (0.55%) Moodle
15 3 (0.55%) WordPress
15 3 (0.55%) nginx
16 2 (0.37%) SAP Portal
Applications
1 71 (13.05%) MS Excel
2 65 (11.95%) MS Office
3 20 (3.68%) MS PowerPoint
4 15 (2.76%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.18%) Adobe After Effects
Business Applications
1 23 (4.23%) SAP FI
1 23 (4.23%) SAP FI/CO
1 23 (4.23%) SAP CO
2 13 (2.39%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.55%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (0.55%) Remedy ITSM
3 3 (0.55%) Magento
3 3 (0.55%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 3 (0.55%) SAP CRM
4 2 (0.37%) SAP SD
5 1 (0.18%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.18%) Oracle 11i
5 1 (0.18%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 13 (2.39%) Office 365
2 11 (2.02%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (1.10%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.18%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 49 (9.01%) Firewall
2 45 (8.27%) DNS
3 39 (7.17%) TCP/IP
4 38 (6.99%) WAN
5 36 (6.62%) LAN
5 36 (6.62%) DHCP
6 29 (5.33%) VPN
7 25 (4.60%) SAN
7 25 (4.60%) DWDM
7 25 (4.60%) OSPF
8 23 (4.23%) BGP
9 21 (3.86%) SSL
10 16 (2.94%) MPLS
10 16 (2.94%) H.323
11 15 (2.76%) Wireless
11 15 (2.76%) HTTP
12 14 (2.57%) RIP
12 14 (2.57%) LDAP
12 14 (2.57%) Wi-Fi
12 14 (2.57%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 74 (13.60%) SQL Server
2 54 (9.93%) MySQL
3 22 (4.04%) Oracle Database 10g
3 22 (4.04%) Oracle Database
4 15 (2.76%) DB2
4 15 (2.76%) SQL Server 2005
5 10 (1.84%) SQL Server 2008
6 9 (1.65%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 9 (1.65%) Oracle Reports
6 9 (1.65%) QlikView
6 9 (1.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 8 (1.47%) Relational Database
8 7 (1.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 7 (1.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 7 (1.29%) PerformancePoint
9 6 (1.10%) Oracle Database 11g
9 6 (1.10%) Oracle BI Publisher
10 3 (0.55%) SAP BI
11 2 (0.37%) SAP BW
11 2 (0.37%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 3 (0.55%) Toad
2 1 (0.18%) JIRA
General
1 126 (23.16%) Finance
2 37 (6.80%) Telecoms
3 34 (6.25%) Retail
4 21 (3.86%) Banking
5 8 (1.47%) Manufacturing
6 5 (0.92%) Legal
6 5 (0.92%) Automotive
6 5 (0.92%) Billing
7 4 (0.74%) Publishing
8 3 (0.55%) Advertising
8 3 (0.55%) Law
9 2 (0.37%) Marketing
9 2 (0.37%) Welsh Language
10 1 (0.18%) French Language
10 1 (0.18%) Italian Language
10 1 (0.18%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 163 (29.96%) Analyst
2 83 (15.26%) Support Analyst
3 72 (13.24%) Applications Support
4 43 (7.90%) Service Analyst
5 42 (7.72%) Applications Support Analyst
6 37 (6.80%) Service Desk Analyst
7 35 (6.43%) Network Engineer
8 31 (5.70%) Support Engineer
9 30 (5.51%) Service Manager
10 26 (4.78%) Delivery Manager
11 24 (4.41%) 1st Line Support
11 24 (4.41%) Business Analyst
12 23 (4.23%) Network Specialist
12 23 (4.23%) IT Support
13 22 (4.04%) SAP Analyst
13 22 (4.04%) Support Manager
14 20 (3.68%) Applications Specialist
14 20 (3.68%) Support Specialist
15 19 (3.49%) Services Delivery Manager
15 19 (3.49%) Applications Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (9.56%) J2EE
2 25 (4.60%) XML
3 24 (4.41%) XSLT
4 23 (4.23%) XSL
5 16 (2.94%) JSP
6 15 (2.76%) HTML
6 15 (2.76%) .NET
7 13 (2.39%) JMS
8 12 (2.21%) Hibernate
8 12 (2.21%) Struts
8 12 (2.21%) Spring
8 12 (2.21%) JSF
8 12 (2.21%) Java EE
9 11 (2.02%) REST
9 11 (2.02%) WinForms
10 10 (1.84%) CSS
11 9 (1.65%) Web Services
12 7 (1.29%) ASP.NET
13 6 (1.10%) WPF
13 6 (1.10%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 32 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (2.57%) Management Information System
3 13 (2.39%) Replication
3 13 (2.39%) Clustering
3 13 (2.39%) FMCG
4 12 (2.21%) Blackberry
5 10 (1.84%) Thin Client
5 10 (1.84%) CMDB
5 10 (1.84%) Fat Client
6 9 (1.65%) Video Conferencing
6 9 (1.65%) PKI
7 8 (1.47%) Mathematics
7 8 (1.47%) AS400
7 8 (1.47%) Client/Server
8 7 (1.29%) Data Extraction
8 7 (1.29%) Mobile Computing
8 7 (1.29%) User Experience
9 6 (1.10%) Statistics
10 5 (0.92%) IVR
10 5 (0.92%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 166 (30.51%) Windows
2 105 (19.30%) Linux
3 76 (13.97%) UNIX
4 42 (7.72%) Solaris
5 37 (6.80%) Windows 7
6 31 (5.70%) Windows Server 2008
7 25 (4.60%) Windows Server 2012
8 24 (4.41%) Windows XP
9 16 (2.94%) Windows Server 2003
10 15 (2.76%) Debian
11 14 (2.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 12 (2.21%) Windows 8
13 7 (1.29%) Android
14 6 (1.10%) HPUX
15 5 (0.92%) AIX
15 5 (0.92%) Apple iOS
15 5 (0.92%) CentOS
16 2 (0.37%) Windows 2000
17 1 (0.18%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 232 (42.65%) ITIL
2 117 (21.51%) Service Delivery
3 61 (11.21%) Problem Management
4 58 (10.66%) Change Management
5 57 (10.48%) Incident Management
6 56 (10.29%) Service Management
7 55 (10.11%) Time Management
8 43 (7.90%) Change Control
9 37 (6.80%) Mentoring
10 32 (5.88%) Project Management
11 31 (5.70%) Disaster Recovery
12 29 (5.33%) E-Commerce
12 29 (5.33%) Agile Software Development
13 27 (4.96%) Business Intelligence
14 25 (4.60%) CRM
15 18 (3.31%) PRINCE2
16 17 (3.13%) Coaching
16 17 (3.13%) Continuous Improvement
17 16 (2.94%) Network Monitoring
17 16 (2.94%) PRINCE
Programming Languages
1 152 (27.94%) SQL
2 86 (15.81%) Java
3 75 (13.79%) PL/SQL
4 30 (5.51%) Shell Script
5 27 (4.96%) PowerShell
6 16 (2.94%) Perl
7 12 (2.21%) C#
8 11 (2.02%) C
8 11 (2.02%) JavaScript
9 7 (1.29%) T-SQL
10 6 (1.10%) VB.NET
10 6 (1.10%) COBOL
11 4 (0.74%) VB
11 4 (0.74%) Bash Shell
12 3 (0.55%) VBScript
12 3 (0.55%) PHP
13 2 (0.37%) Erlang
14 1 (0.18%) VBA
14 1 (0.18%) Python
14 1 (0.18%) C++
Qualifications
1 49 (9.01%) Cisco Certification
2 36 (6.62%) Microsoft Certification
3 32 (5.88%) ITIL Certification
4 31 (5.70%) Degree
5 30 (5.51%) CCNP
6 24 (4.41%) SC Cleared
6 24 (4.41%) Security Cleared
7 22 (4.04%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 21 (3.86%) CCNA
9 20 (3.68%) MCSE
10 16 (2.94%) MCSA
11 12 (2.21%) MCP
12 11 (2.02%) CCSA
13 9 (1.65%) MCITP
14 6 (1.10%) MCTS
15 5 (0.92%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 3 (0.55%) PMI Certification
16 3 (0.55%) A+ Certification
17 2 (0.37%) CCIE
18 1 (0.18%) MCDBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (0.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (0.55%) QA
2 3 (0.55%) 21 CFR Part 11
2 3 (0.55%) GMP
3 1 (0.18%) BS7799
3 1 (0.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 100 (18.38%) Active Directory
2 38 (6.99%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (3.68%) Oracle RAC
4 11 (2.02%) vSphere
5 10 (1.84%) VMware ESXi
6 9 (1.65%) iptables
6 9 (1.65%) XenApp
7 8 (1.47%) Terminal Services
8 6 (1.10%) Samba
8 6 (1.10%) NFS
8 6 (1.10%) Postfix
8 6 (1.10%) VMware Server
8 6 (1.10%) XenDesktop
9 4 (0.74%) Hyper-V
9 4 (0.74%) Xen
10 3 (0.55%) VMware ESX
10 3 (0.55%) Sendmail
10 3 (0.55%) Varnish
11 2 (0.37%) XenServer
11 2 (0.37%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 24 (4.41%) SCCM
2 14 (2.57%) HP NNM
3 8 (1.47%) Data Guard
4 6 (1.10%) Cisco UCCE
4 6 (1.10%) SCOM
5 5 (0.92%) Backup Exec
5 5 (0.92%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 4 (0.74%) Oracle RMAN
7 3 (0.55%) Unicenter
7 3 (0.55%) Nagios
7 3 (0.55%) cPanel
7 3 (0.55%) Cacti
8 2 (0.37%) Norton AntiVirus
9 1 (0.18%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 151 (27.76%) Microsoft
2 105 (19.30%) Cisco
3 72 (13.24%) Oracle
4 66 (12.13%) VMware
5 42 (7.72%) Citrix
6 33 (6.07%) SAP
7 27 (4.96%) HP
7 27 (4.96%) SolarWinds
8 25 (4.60%) Juniper
9 18 (3.31%) Remedy
10 15 (2.76%) Sun
10 15 (2.76%) IBM
11 14 (2.57%) F5
12 12 (2.21%) CheckPoint
13 11 (2.02%) Avaya
14 10 (1.84%) Apple
14 10 (1.84%) Ciena
15 8 (1.47%) Lotus
15 8 (1.47%) EMC
16 6 (1.10%) Dell
Colchester
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £22000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Bedfordshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £35000 per annum + + Car (5K) + Bonus (7K) + Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Hudson IT
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
St. Albans
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £30000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Norwich, Norfolk
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £35000.00 per annum + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Latcom Ltd
Salary: From £22,000 to £25,500 per annum + Career Progression + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
EXCELerate
Salary: Up to £20k plus Bonus, Health and Pension
Posted: 2 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Hays - Computacenter
Salary: comprehensive benefits scheme
Posted: 2 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
RBW Consulting
Salary: From £20,000 to £24,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Chelmsford
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Basildon
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £18500.00 - £22500.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Anderson Lamb
Salary: From £10 to £12 per hour
Posted: 6 days ago
Brentwood
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £18817.00 - £23522.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Ocado
Salary: Competitive plus benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Cambridge
Mint Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £23000 - £25000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 9 days ago
Stevenage
Altura
Salary: £0 - £45,000 per year
Posted: 14 days ago
Biggleswade
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
Ipswich
Interquest - ITQ Financial - Tunbridge Wells
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Northgate Public Services
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 20 days ago