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

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 98 80 98
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +18
Permanent jobs citing SLA 197 239 231
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 2.52% 3.24% 2.57%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 23.04% 32.78% 28.70%
Number of salaries quoted 157 194 190
Average salary £37,750 £42,500 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.17% +16.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £20,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £56,750 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £37,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-12.16% +5.71%
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
855 729 805
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 10.95% 9.87% 8.97%
Number of salaries quoted 679 590 643
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,427 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,400 £55,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
- -4.76%

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 20 August 2014.

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 20 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
Bedfordshire -11 64 £40,000 -5.88% 8
Hertfordshire 0 55 £47,500 +11.76% 9
Cambridgeshire -13 43 £30,000 -36.84% 7
Essex -15 29 £35,000 -31.70%
Norfolk +12 4 £47,250 +21.93% 1
Suffolk -12 2 £33,750 +64.63%
SLA
England

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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.

1 158 (38.92%) ITIL
2 129 (31.77%) Windows
3 112 (27.59%) Microsoft
4 105 (25.86%) Service Delivery
5 90 (22.17%) MS Excel
6 84 (20.69%) MS Office
7 82 (20.20%) Finance
8 80 (19.70%) Active Directory
9 64 (15.76%) Cisco
10 58 (14.29%) Service Management
11 55 (13.55%) SQL
12 53 (13.05%) Linux
13 48 (11.82%) Incident Management
14 46 (11.33%) VMware
15 45 (11.08%) Change Management
16 43 (10.59%) Project Management
17 42 (10.34%) DNS
18 38 (9.36%) Degree
19 36 (8.87%) TCP/IP
20 35 (8.62%) DHCP
21 33 (8.13%) HP
21 33 (8.13%) SQL Server
21 33 (8.13%) VMware Infrastructure
22 31 (7.64%) MS Exchange
23 29 (7.14%) UNIX
23 29 (7.14%) IIS
23 29 (7.14%) Firewall
24 28 (6.90%) Windows Server 2008
24 28 (6.90%) ITIL Certification
25 26 (6.40%) SAN

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

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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 31 (7.64%) MS Exchange
2 29 (7.14%) IIS
3 15 (3.69%) Exchange Server 2007
4 11 (2.71%) Apache
5 9 (2.22%) SharePoint
6 8 (1.97%) Tomcat
6 8 (1.97%) Exchange Server 2010
7 7 (1.72%) Exchange Server 2003
8 6 (1.48%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 6 (1.48%) Exchange Server 5.5
9 5 (1.23%) WebSphere
9 5 (1.23%) WebLogic
9 5 (1.23%) ColdFusion
10 4 (0.99%) WebSphere Application Server
10 4 (0.99%) Exchange Server 2013
10 4 (0.99%) Lync
11 3 (0.74%) SharePoint Server
12 1 (0.25%) Office Communications Server
12 1 (0.25%) NetWeaver
12 1 (0.25%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 90 (22.17%) MS Excel
2 84 (20.69%) MS Office
3 22 (5.42%) MS Visio
4 7 (1.72%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (0.99%) MS Project
6 3 (0.74%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (0.99%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.49%) Dynamics GP
2 2 (0.49%) TRIRIGA
2 2 (0.49%) SAP FI
2 2 (0.49%) SAP FI/CO
2 2 (0.49%) SAP CO
3 1 (0.25%) SAP CS
3 1 (0.25%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 1 (0.25%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 20 (4.93%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (3.45%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (1.48%) SaaS
4 5 (1.23%) Office 365
5 3 (0.74%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.25%) GitHub
6 1 (0.25%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 42 (10.34%) DNS
2 36 (8.87%) TCP/IP
3 35 (8.62%) DHCP
4 29 (7.14%) Firewall
5 26 (6.40%) SAN
6 24 (5.91%) LAN
7 23 (5.67%) WAN
7 23 (5.67%) VPN
8 19 (4.68%) Wireless
9 18 (4.43%) MPLS
10 17 (4.19%) FTP
11 15 (3.69%) Internet
11 15 (3.69%) SSL
12 14 (3.45%) OSPF
13 13 (3.20%) BGP
14 12 (2.96%) HSRP
15 11 (2.71%) DWDM
15 11 (2.71%) NAS
15 11 (2.71%) EIGRP
15 11 (2.71%) RIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (8.13%) SQL Server
2 13 (3.20%) MySQL
3 10 (2.46%) Relational Database
4 9 (2.22%) Oracle Database
5 7 (1.72%) SQL Server 2008
6 6 (1.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 5 (1.23%) SQL Server 2005
7 5 (1.23%) Oracle Database 11g
7 5 (1.23%) Oracle Database 10g
7 5 (1.23%) DB2
8 4 (0.99%) Data Mining
8 4 (0.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 3 (0.74%) BusinessObjects XI
9 3 (0.74%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
9 3 (0.74%) Oracle Reports
10 2 (0.49%) RDBMS
10 2 (0.49%) MarkLogic
11 1 (0.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 1 (0.25%) Data Warehouse
11 1 (0.25%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 6 (1.48%) JIRA
2 2 (0.49%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (0.25%) Ant
3 1 (0.25%) Maven
3 1 (0.25%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.25%) Hudson
3 1 (0.25%) Jenkins
General
1 82 (20.20%) Finance
2 20 (4.93%) Retail
3 18 (4.43%) Telecoms
4 15 (3.69%) Marketing
5 12 (2.96%) Military
6 10 (2.46%) Banking
7 9 (2.22%) Legal
7 9 (2.22%) Back Office
8 7 (1.72%) Electronics
9 5 (1.23%) Law
9 5 (1.23%) Manufacturing
9 5 (1.23%) French Language
9 5 (1.23%) German Language
10 4 (0.99%) Italian Language
10 4 (0.99%) Spanish Language
10 4 (0.99%) Aerospace
11 3 (0.74%) Pharmaceutical
11 3 (0.74%) Advertising
11 3 (0.74%) Billing
11 3 (0.74%) Dutch Language
Job Titles
1 105 (25.86%) Analyst
2 66 (16.26%) Service Manager
3 47 (11.58%) Support Engineer
4 43 (10.59%) Support Analyst
5 37 (9.11%) Services Delivery Manager
5 37 (9.11%) Delivery Manager
6 29 (7.14%) Team Leader
7 27 (6.65%) Service Analyst
8 25 (6.16%) Service Desk Analyst
9 23 (5.67%) Applications Support
10 21 (5.17%) 2nd Line Support
11 19 (4.68%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 18 (4.43%) Service Desk Manager
13 15 (3.69%) Web Engineer
14 13 (3.20%) IT Support
14 13 (3.20%) Applications Support Analyst
15 11 (2.71%) Administrator
15 11 (2.71%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
16 10 (2.46%) Technical Support
16 10 (2.46%) Storage Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (3.69%) Web Services
2 13 (3.20%) HTML
3 12 (2.96%) XML
4 8 (1.97%) COM
5 6 (1.48%) .NET
5 6 (1.48%) J2EE
6 5 (1.23%) CSS
6 5 (1.23%) Middleware
7 4 (0.99%) LAMP
8 2 (0.49%) SOAP
8 2 (0.49%) JCE
9 1 (0.25%) JSP
9 1 (0.25%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 19 (4.68%) Management Information System
2 12 (2.96%) Mathematics
3 10 (2.46%) Statistics
3 10 (2.46%) Chip and PIN
3 10 (2.46%) Blackberry
4 8 (1.97%) Replication
4 8 (1.97%) CLARiiON
4 8 (1.97%) Computer Science
4 8 (1.97%) Symmetrix DMX
5 7 (1.72%) Clustering
5 7 (1.72%) Firmware
6 6 (1.48%) Enterprise Software
6 6 (1.48%) iSeries
7 5 (1.23%) Smartphone
8 4 (0.99%) Symmetrix
8 4 (0.99%) EMC Centera
8 4 (0.99%) Thin Client
8 4 (0.99%) Client/Server
8 4 (0.99%) Open Source
8 4 (0.99%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 129 (31.77%) Windows
2 53 (13.05%) Linux
3 29 (7.14%) UNIX
4 28 (6.90%) Windows Server 2008
5 25 (6.16%) Windows Server 2003
6 19 (4.68%) Windows 7
7 15 (3.69%) Windows XP
7 15 (3.69%) Solaris
8 13 (3.20%) AIX
9 9 (2.22%) Windows Vista
10 7 (1.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 7 (1.72%) Windows Server 2012
11 2 (0.49%) CentOS
11 2 (0.49%) HPUX
11 2 (0.49%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.25%) Windows 2000 Server
12 1 (0.25%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 158 (38.92%) ITIL
2 105 (25.86%) Service Delivery
3 58 (14.29%) Service Management
4 48 (11.82%) Incident Management
5 45 (11.08%) Change Management
6 43 (10.59%) Project Management
7 23 (5.67%) PRINCE2
7 23 (5.67%) E-Commerce
8 22 (5.42%) Continuous Improvement
9 20 (4.93%) CRM
10 18 (4.43%) ITSM
11 16 (3.94%) Disaster Recovery
11 16 (3.94%) Time Management
11 16 (3.94%) Database Security
12 15 (3.69%) DevOps
13 14 (3.45%) Network Management
13 14 (3.45%) Problem Management
14 13 (3.20%) Performance Tuning
14 13 (3.20%) Root Cause Analysis
14 13 (3.20%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 55 (13.55%) SQL
2 20 (4.93%) PowerShell
3 19 (4.68%) Perl
3 19 (4.68%) Java
4 15 (3.69%) Shell Script
5 13 (3.20%) JavaScript
6 9 (2.22%) Python
7 7 (1.72%) Korn
7 7 (1.72%) T-SQL
8 6 (1.48%) PHP
8 6 (1.48%) PL/SQL
8 6 (1.48%) AWK
9 4 (0.99%) Bash Shell
10 3 (0.74%) C
11 2 (0.49%) COBOL
11 2 (0.49%) Erlang
12 1 (0.25%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
Qualifications
1 38 (9.36%) Degree
2 28 (6.90%) ITIL Certification
3 22 (5.42%) Cisco Certification
4 21 (5.17%) Microsoft Certification
4 21 (5.17%) CCNP
5 16 (3.94%) MCP
6 10 (2.46%) MCSE
6 10 (2.46%) Security Cleared
6 10 (2.46%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 9 (2.22%) SC Cleared
8 7 (1.72%) MCITP
8 7 (1.72%) MCSA
9 6 (1.48%) CCNA
10 5 (1.23%) CISSP
11 4 (0.99%) MCTS
11 4 (0.99%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 3 (0.74%) MBA
12 3 (0.74%) GIAC
12 3 (0.74%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
12 3 (0.74%) EnCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (2.22%) QA
2 7 (1.72%) PCI DSS
3 5 (1.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.49%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.25%) COBIT
5 1 (0.25%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.25%) GxP
System Software
1 80 (19.70%) Active Directory
2 33 (8.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (2.46%) Hyper-V
4 9 (2.22%) VMware ESX
5 7 (1.72%) vSphere
5 7 (1.72%) NFS
6 6 (1.48%) Forefront TMG
7 5 (1.23%) VMware ESXi
8 4 (0.99%) vCloud
8 4 (0.99%) Microsoft App-V
8 4 (0.99%) Veritas Volume Manager
8 4 (0.99%) SRDF
8 4 (0.99%) XenApp
9 3 (0.74%) ISA Server
9 3 (0.74%) Terminal Services
9 3 (0.74%) VMware Server
9 3 (0.74%) VMFS
10 2 (0.49%) UAG
10 2 (0.49%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 2 (0.49%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 21 (5.17%) SCOM
2 10 (2.46%) HP NNM
3 7 (1.72%) SCCM
3 7 (1.72%) Tivoli
4 5 (1.23%) NetBackup
5 4 (0.99%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 3 (0.74%) Backup Exec
6 3 (0.74%) OpenView
7 2 (0.49%) HP Data Protector
7 2 (0.49%) Nagios
7 2 (0.49%) Puppet
7 2 (0.49%) Cisco UCCX
7 2 (0.49%) Red Hat Satellite
7 2 (0.49%) Red Hat Spacewalk
7 2 (0.49%) Cisco CUCM
7 2 (0.49%) Opsview
8 1 (0.25%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (0.25%) ZENworks
8 1 (0.25%) Tivoli Monitoring
8 1 (0.25%) Netcool
Vendors
1 112 (27.59%) Microsoft
2 64 (15.76%) Cisco
3 46 (11.33%) VMware
4 33 (8.13%) HP
5 25 (6.16%) Citrix
5 25 (6.16%) Oracle
6 24 (5.91%) Juniper
6 24 (5.91%) NetApp
7 14 (3.45%) F5
8 12 (2.96%) EMC
9 11 (2.71%) Red Hat
10 10 (2.46%) Symantec
10 10 (2.46%) Adobe
11 9 (2.22%) IBM
12 7 (1.72%) Salesforce.com
13 6 (1.48%) Brocade
13 6 (1.48%) Fortinet
14 5 (1.23%) SolarWinds
14 5 (1.23%) CA
14 5 (1.23%) JBoss
Cambridgeshire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40k - 45k per year
Posted: 11 hours ago
Luton
Hudson - London
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Watford
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £80.00 - £100.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Negotiable upon Application
Posted: 2 days ago
Hertfordshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + 10% bonus, benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire
Interaction Recruitment PLC
Salary: Negotiable for the right qualified candidate
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £29000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Hertfordshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £70000 - £75000 per annum + + Car + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Luton
Hudson - London
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Anderson Lamb
Salary: From £15,000 to £20,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Luton
Hudson - London
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Easyjet
Posted: 8 days ago
Central London, London, Hounslow, Slough,...
XIST4 IT LIMITED
Salary: £45-65,000 + 20% Bonus + Bens
Posted: 13 days ago
Cambridge
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £24000.00 - £26000.00 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
Hertfordshire
ComputaCenter
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
Hertfordshire
ComputaCenter
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 19 days ago
Hertfordshire
ComputaCenter
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 20 days ago
Cambridge
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £24000.00 - £27000.00 per annum
Posted: 23 days ago
Bedfordshire
DP Connect
Salary: £55000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 26 days ago