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 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 66 71 88
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +17
Permanent jobs citing SLA 254 270 202
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 3.60% 3.68% 3.03%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 27.46% 31.47% 30.51%
Number of salaries quoted 175 215 136
Average salary £38,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.75% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,200 £22,200 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £71,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
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
925 858 662
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 13.10% 11.69% 9.94%
Number of salaries quoted 708 650 502
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +6.02%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,050 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £61,750 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 8 February 2016.

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 8 February 2016. 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 -3 78 £38,500 -6.66% 12
Essex +9 69 £45,000 -5.26% 8
Bedfordshire -16 42 £44,500 -4.30% 9
Cambridgeshire -9 38 £34,500 +35.29% 5
Suffolk +9 21 £24,000 +6.66% 2
Norfolk +11 6 £29,250 +42.68%
SLA
England

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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.

1 185 (38.95%) ITIL
2 154 (32.42%) Windows
3 122 (25.68%) Finance
4 100 (21.05%) SQL
5 99 (20.84%) Active Directory
6 93 (19.58%) Cisco
6 93 (19.58%) Microsoft
7 75 (15.79%) VMware
8 70 (14.74%) Windows Server
9 69 (14.53%) Service Delivery
10 67 (14.11%) Incident Management
10 67 (14.11%) Windows Server 2008
11 64 (13.47%) Firewall
12 63 (13.26%) TCP/IP
13 61 (12.84%) Linux
14 59 (12.42%) MS Exchange
15 58 (12.21%) MS Office
15 58 (12.21%) VMware Infrastructure
16 57 (12.00%) DNS
17 55 (11.58%) SQL Server
18 54 (11.37%) Oracle
18 54 (11.37%) Cisco Certification
19 52 (10.95%) Change Management
19 52 (10.95%) Time Management
20 51 (10.74%) DHCP
21 47 (9.89%) Citrix
22 46 (9.68%) Mentoring
23 45 (9.47%) Windows Server 2012
23 45 (9.47%) VPN
24 44 (9.26%) HP

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

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 59 (12.42%) MS Exchange
2 36 (7.58%) IIS
3 32 (6.74%) Exchange Server 2010
4 29 (6.11%) Apache
5 28 (5.89%) Tomcat
6 23 (4.84%) SharePoint
7 22 (4.63%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 15 (3.16%) Exchange Server 2007
9 12 (2.53%) Exchange Server 2013
9 12 (2.53%) WebSphere
10 11 (2.32%) JBoss
11 6 (1.26%) Exchange Server 2003
11 6 (1.26%) Skype for Business
12 5 (1.05%) WebLogic
13 4 (0.84%) Joomla!
13 4 (0.84%) Moodle
13 4 (0.84%) nginx
13 4 (0.84%) WordPress
14 3 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2000
14 3 (0.63%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 58 (12.21%) MS Office
2 36 (7.58%) MS Excel
3 17 (3.58%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.84%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.21%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.21%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (0.84%) Dynamics AX
1 4 (0.84%) Magento
2 3 (0.63%) Dynamics NAV
2 3 (0.63%) SAP CO
2 3 (0.63%) SAP FI
2 3 (0.63%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (0.21%) Oracle Payroll
3 1 (0.21%) SystmOne
Cloud Services
1 27 (5.68%) Office 365
2 20 (4.21%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 64 (13.47%) Firewall
2 63 (13.26%) TCP/IP
3 57 (12.00%) DNS
4 51 (10.74%) DHCP
5 45 (9.47%) VPN
6 42 (8.84%) SSL
6 42 (8.84%) WAN
7 39 (8.21%) LAN
8 37 (7.79%) SAN
9 36 (7.58%) OSPF
10 28 (5.89%) Wireless
11 26 (5.47%) VoIP
12 24 (5.05%) BGP
13 22 (4.63%) MPLS
14 19 (4.00%) NAS
14 19 (4.00%) VRRP
15 18 (3.79%) RIP
16 16 (3.37%) Cisco ASA
16 16 (3.37%) DWDM
16 16 (3.37%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (11.58%) SQL Server
2 19 (4.00%) MySQL
3 16 (3.37%) SQL Server 2005
4 6 (1.26%) Oracle Database
4 6 (1.26%) Oracle Database 10g
5 3 (0.63%) Crystal Reports
5 3 (0.63%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (0.42%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (0.42%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.21%) Apache Hive
7 1 (0.21%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.21%) Oracle BI EE
7 1 (0.21%) Oracle BI Publisher
7 1 (0.21%) Oracle Database 12c
7 1 (0.21%) Oracle Discoverer
7 1 (0.21%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.21%) SAP Data Services
7 1 (0.21%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (0.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.21%) VLDB
Development Applications
1 9 (1.89%) PowerBuilder
2 4 (0.84%) JIRA
3 3 (0.63%) Maven
4 1 (0.21%) Checkstyle
4 1 (0.21%) FindBugs
4 1 (0.21%) FitNesse
4 1 (0.21%) JMeter
4 1 (0.21%) LoadRunner
4 1 (0.21%) Subversion
4 1 (0.21%) TeamCity
General
1 122 (25.68%) Finance
2 21 (4.42%) Banking
3 18 (3.79%) Telecoms
4 14 (2.95%) Retail
5 6 (1.26%) Manufacturing
6 5 (1.05%) Legal
6 5 (1.05%) Publishing
7 4 (0.84%) Back Office
7 4 (0.84%) Marketing
7 4 (0.84%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (0.42%) Billing
9 1 (0.21%) Automotive
9 1 (0.21%) Law
9 1 (0.21%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 108 (22.74%) Analyst
2 67 (14.11%) Support Analyst
3 52 (10.95%) Support Engineer
4 38 (8.00%) Technical Support
5 36 (7.58%) Service Manager
6 28 (5.89%) Technical Analyst
7 27 (5.68%) Applications Support
8 26 (5.47%) Technical Support Analyst
9 24 (5.05%) IT Support
10 21 (4.42%) Developer
10 21 (4.42%) Team Leader
11 18 (3.79%) Senior IT Support
12 17 (3.58%) Help Desk Support
12 17 (3.58%) IT Analyst
12 17 (3.58%) Senior Analyst
12 17 (3.58%) Technical Engineer
13 16 (3.37%) 3rd Line Support
13 16 (3.37%) Desktop Support
13 16 (3.37%) Support Manager
14 15 (3.16%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (5.05%) .NET
2 20 (4.21%) CSS
3 15 (3.16%) HTML
4 14 (2.95%) Middleware
4 14 (2.95%) Web Services
5 13 (2.74%) .NET Framework
6 12 (2.53%) Java EE
7 10 (2.11%) Hibernate
7 10 (2.11%) JMS
7 10 (2.11%) REST
7 10 (2.11%) SOAP
7 10 (2.11%) Spring
8 8 (1.68%) XML
9 5 (1.05%) LAMP
10 4 (0.84%) Alternative PHP Cache
10 4 (0.84%) LEMP Stack
10 4 (0.84%) XML Messaging
11 3 (0.63%) ASP.NET
11 3 (0.63%) HTML5
11 3 (0.63%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 40 (8.42%) Analytical Skills
2 38 (8.00%) Replication
3 32 (6.74%) Data Centre
4 24 (5.05%) Blackberry
5 19 (4.00%) Driving Licence
6 18 (3.79%) Hybrid Cloud
7 15 (3.16%) Client/Server
8 12 (2.53%) Fat Client
8 12 (2.53%) Thin Client
9 10 (2.11%) AS400
9 10 (2.11%) iSeries
10 9 (1.89%) Computer Science
11 8 (1.68%) CMDB
11 8 (1.68%) Management Information System
11 8 (1.68%) Video Conferencing
12 7 (1.47%) Clustering
13 6 (1.26%) HP StoreVirtual
13 6 (1.26%) Performance Metrics
14 5 (1.05%) Fintech
14 5 (1.05%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 154 (32.42%) Windows
2 70 (14.74%) Windows Server
3 67 (14.11%) Windows Server 2008
4 61 (12.84%) Linux
5 45 (9.47%) Windows Server 2012
6 43 (9.05%) Unix
7 24 (5.05%) Windows 7
8 15 (3.16%) Windows Server 2003
9 13 (2.74%) Windows 8
10 12 (2.53%) Windows XP
11 9 (1.89%) Data ONTAP
12 6 (1.26%) OS/400
13 4 (0.84%) CentOS
14 3 (0.63%) Solaris
14 3 (0.63%) Windows 2000 Server
15 2 (0.42%) Mac OS
15 2 (0.42%) Windows Phone
16 1 (0.21%) CatOS
16 1 (0.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 1 (0.21%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 185 (38.95%) ITIL
2 69 (14.53%) Service Delivery
3 67 (14.11%) Incident Management
4 52 (10.95%) Change Management
4 52 (10.95%) Time Management
5 46 (9.68%) Mentoring
6 36 (7.58%) Disaster Recovery
7 35 (7.37%) Change Control
7 35 (7.37%) High Availability
8 32 (6.74%) Service Management
9 30 (6.32%) Line Management
9 30 (6.32%) Problem Management
10 29 (6.11%) Agile Software Development
11 26 (5.47%) Coaching
11 26 (5.47%) ITSM
12 24 (5.05%) ITIL V3
12 24 (5.05%) Stakeholder Management
13 21 (4.42%) Network Management
13 21 (4.42%) Root Cause Analysis
14 20 (4.21%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 100 (21.05%) SQL
2 31 (6.53%) PL/SQL
3 27 (5.68%) Java
4 25 (5.26%) VB
5 16 (3.37%) Shell Script
6 12 (2.53%) PowerShell
7 10 (2.11%) Bash Shell
7 10 (2.11%) JavaScript
8 8 (1.68%) VBA
9 6 (1.26%) COBOL
10 5 (1.05%) Perl
11 4 (0.84%) PHP
11 4 (0.84%) T-SQL
12 3 (0.63%) C#
13 2 (0.42%) C
13 2 (0.42%) Erlang
14 1 (0.21%) C++
14 1 (0.21%) Objective-C
14 1 (0.21%) VB.NET
14 1 (0.21%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 54 (11.37%) Cisco Certification
2 39 (8.21%) CCNP
3 26 (5.47%) Microsoft Certification
4 22 (4.63%) CCNA
5 21 (4.42%) Security Cleared
6 20 (4.21%) Degree
7 19 (4.00%) SC Cleared
8 17 (3.58%) MCSE
9 13 (2.74%) MCSA
10 12 (2.53%) CCNP Voice
10 12 (2.53%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 11 (2.32%) ITIL Certification
11 11 (2.32%) MCP
12 9 (1.89%) IBM Certification
12 9 (1.89%) NCDA
13 8 (1.68%) BPSS Clearance
14 6 (1.26%) CCVP
15 5 (1.05%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
16 4 (0.84%) DBS Check
16 4 (0.84%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (2.11%) PCI DSS
2 3 (0.63%) QA
3 2 (0.42%) BS7799
3 2 (0.42%) ISO 9001
3 2 (0.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.42%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.21%) Data Quality
System Software
1 99 (20.84%) Active Directory
2 58 (12.21%) VMware Infrastructure
3 30 (6.32%) Hyper-V
4 17 (3.58%) Terminal Services
4 17 (3.58%) vSphere
5 10 (2.11%) Xen
5 10 (2.11%) XenApp
6 7 (1.47%) VMware ESXi
7 6 (1.26%) Firmware
7 6 (1.26%) VMware ESX
8 4 (0.84%) iptables
8 4 (0.84%) Oracle RAC
8 4 (0.84%) Sendmail
8 4 (0.84%) Varnish
9 3 (0.63%) Microsoft App-V
9 3 (0.63%) XenDesktop
10 2 (0.42%) VMware Server
11 1 (0.21%) Corosync
11 1 (0.21%) ISA Server
11 1 (0.21%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 16 (3.37%) HP NNM
2 10 (2.11%) Cisco UCCE
2 10 (2.11%) NetBackup
3 9 (1.89%) SCCM
3 9 (1.89%) SnapMirror
3 9 (1.89%) Tivoli
3 9 (1.89%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 5 (1.05%) Nagios
5 4 (0.84%) Cacti
5 4 (0.84%) Cisco CUCM
5 4 (0.84%) cPanel
5 4 (0.84%) Juniper STRM
5 4 (0.84%) McAfee ePO
5 4 (0.84%) Netcool
5 4 (0.84%) QRadar
6 2 (0.42%) Backup Exec
6 2 (0.42%) Data Guard
6 2 (0.42%) HP Data Protector
6 2 (0.42%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 1 (0.21%) SCOM
Vendors
1 93 (19.58%) Cisco
1 93 (19.58%) Microsoft
2 75 (15.79%) VMware
3 54 (11.37%) Oracle
4 47 (9.89%) Citrix
5 44 (9.26%) HP
6 37 (7.79%) IBM
7 31 (6.53%) Juniper
8 27 (5.68%) Apple
9 19 (4.00%) Fujitsu
9 19 (4.00%) SolarWinds
9 19 (4.00%) SonicWALL
10 18 (3.79%) F5
11 16 (3.37%) NetApp
12 13 (2.74%) Palo Alto
12 13 (2.74%) SAP
12 13 (2.74%) ServiceNow
13 10 (2.11%) Aruba
13 10 (2.11%) Avaya
13 10 (2.11%) Brocade
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Dunstable, Bedfordshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £45000 - £53000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 7 hours ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £25000.00 - £28000.00 per annum + shift allowance, bens
Posted: Yesterday
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £18000.00 - £22000.00 per annum + Bonus and Training
Posted: Yesterday
Essex
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Excellent base salary, plus on-call, bonus and benefits package
Posted: 2 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £32000 per annum + + £11.5K Shift + £6K Bonus + Full Bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + £11K SA, Bonus, Bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
ComputaCenter
Salary: Package
Posted: 4 days ago
Potters Bar, Hertfordshire
Evercom
Posted: 5 days ago
Manningtree, Essex
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £27000 - £32000 per annum + Attractive Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
IT Retail People Ltd
Salary: Unspecified Excellent Package, Health Care, Bonus, Pension
Posted: 5 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: £25k - 34k per year
Posted: 5 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Tui
Salary: Competitive plus excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Borehamwood, Hertfordshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £23000 - £27000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Chelmsford, Essex
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 6 days ago
Borehamwood, Hertfordshire
Chess Telecom
Posted: 6 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + + Car + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Basildon
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £25000.00 - £33000.00 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Colchester
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £26000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Luton
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
ComputaCenter
Posted: 13 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
ComputaCenter
Posted: 13 days ago
Bedford
Capita plc
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
ComputaCenter
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 18 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cambridge Assessment
Salary: Competitive + Company Benefits
Posted: 20 days ago
Borehamwood, Hertfordshire
Chess Telecom
Posted: 21 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Worldpay
Posted: 21 days ago
Chelmsford
Capita plc
Salary: £19000.00 - £21000.00 per annum
Posted: 24 days ago