The table below looks at the statistics for SLA skills in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SLA over the 3 months to 6 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 104 97 135
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +38
Permanent jobs citing SLA 2745 3183 2685
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 2.86% 3.09% 2.40%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 24.27% 27.18% 21.17%
Number of salaries quoted 2111 2469 2178
Median salary £38,500 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,250 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
SLA
UK

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 England region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
11311 11710 12685
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 11.79% 11.36% 11.34%
Number of salaries quoted 9055 9246 10031
Median salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +2.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%

SLA
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of job ads across the England region citing SLA as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

SLA Jobs Demand Trend in England

SLA
Salary Trend in England

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

SLA Salary Trend in England

SLA
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SLA across the England region over the 3 months to 6 May 2016.

SLA Salary Histogram in England

SLA
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SLA within the England region over the 3 months to 6 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -24 869 £50,000 +17.64% 55
South East -2 759 £35,000 - 61
East of England -1 234 £34,000 -15.00% 21
West Midlands -1 229 £35,000 -2.77% 29
North West +32 197 £35,000 -17.64% 20
Yorkshire -15 178 £37,500 +13.63% 14
South West -11 165 £32,500 -4.41% 14
East Midlands -13 107 £36,125 +31.36% 10
North East +20 28 £32,500 +23.80% 13
Midlands -2 1 £37,500 +4.16%
SLA
UK

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 6 May 2016, IT jobs citing SLA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the England region with a requirement for SLA.

1 2293 (42.11%) ITIL
2 1952 (35.85%) Windows
3 1683 (30.91%) Microsoft
4 1210 (22.22%) Active Directory
5 1208 (22.19%) Finance
6 1110 (20.39%) Service Delivery
7 1084 (19.91%) MS Excel
8 893 (16.40%) VMware
9 877 (16.11%) SQL
10 854 (15.68%) Cisco
11 829 (15.22%) MS Office
12 827 (15.19%) Service Management
13 800 (14.69%) Windows Server
14 659 (12.10%) Firewall
15 653 (11.99%) SQL Server
16 626 (11.50%) MS Exchange
17 586 (10.76%) Citrix
18 574 (10.54%) Linux
19 557 (10.23%) Change Management
20 544 (9.99%) Incident Management
21 543 (9.97%) Cisco Certification
22 538 (9.88%) VMware Infrastructure
23 502 (9.22%) Windows 7
24 499 (9.16%) WAN
25 498 (9.15%) Windows Server 2008
26 493 (9.05%) LAN
27 490 (9.00%) Analytical Skills
28 484 (8.89%) Degree
29 476 (8.74%) TCP/IP
30 475 (8.72%) Oracle

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 626 (11.50%) MS Exchange
2 304 (5.58%) Exchange Server 2010
3 219 (4.02%) SharePoint
4 186 (3.42%) IIS
5 168 (3.09%) Exchange Server 2013
6 162 (2.98%) Exchange Server 2007
7 120 (2.20%) Skype for Business
8 117 (2.15%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 113 (2.08%) Tomcat
10 96 (1.76%) Apache
11 78 (1.43%) Exchange Server 2003
12 64 (1.18%) WebLogic
13 53 (0.97%) WebSphere
14 40 (0.73%) CMS
15 35 (0.64%) JBoss
16 23 (0.42%) Office Communications Server
17 22 (0.40%) SharePoint Server
18 20 (0.37%) SharePoint 2010
19 19 (0.35%) BizTalk Server
19 19 (0.35%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 1084 (19.91%) MS Excel
2 829 (15.22%) MS Office
3 117 (2.15%) MS PowerPoint
4 63 (1.16%) MS Visio
5 30 (0.55%) MS Project
6 17 (0.31%) Spreadsheet
7 11 (0.20%) InfoPath
8 4 (0.073%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 3 (0.055%) Acrobat
10 2 (0.037%) HipChat
11 1 (0.018%) Adobe After Effects
11 1 (0.018%) AutoCAD
11 1 (0.018%) Photoshop
11 1 (0.018%) QuarkXPress
11 1 (0.018%) Revit
Business Applications
1 67 (1.23%) Oracle EBS
2 64 (1.18%) Dynamics CRM
2 64 (1.18%) Oracle Financials
3 28 (0.51%) assyst
3 28 (0.51%) Oracle Retail
4 25 (0.46%) Oracle Applications
5 24 (0.44%) Remedy ITSM
6 21 (0.39%) Oracle EBS R12
7 20 (0.37%) Oracle 11i
8 19 (0.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 13 (0.24%) Oracle Assets
9 13 (0.24%) Oracle E-Business Tax
9 13 (0.24%) Oracle Payables
9 13 (0.24%) Oracle Receivables
9 13 (0.24%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
10 12 (0.22%) SAP CO
10 12 (0.22%) SAP FI
10 12 (0.22%) SAP FI/CO
11 11 (0.20%) Dynamics AX
12 8 (0.15%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 257 (4.72%) Office 365
2 121 (2.22%) Microsoft Azure
3 106 (1.95%) SaaS
4 88 (1.62%) Amazon AWS
5 84 (1.54%) Mimecast
6 26 (0.48%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 25 (0.46%) IaaS
8 14 (0.26%) Google Apps
9 13 (0.24%) Cloud Computing
10 12 (0.22%) PaaS
11 9 (0.17%) Yammer
12 6 (0.11%) Amazon EC2
12 6 (0.11%) Amazon S3
12 6 (0.11%) DigitalOcean
12 6 (0.11%) Linode
13 3 (0.055%) Dropbox
13 3 (0.055%) Silverpop
14 2 (0.037%) Datadog
14 2 (0.037%) OneDrive
14 2 (0.037%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 659 (12.10%) Firewall
2 499 (9.16%) WAN
3 493 (9.05%) LAN
4 476 (8.74%) TCP/IP
5 411 (7.55%) DNS
6 384 (7.05%) VPN
7 283 (5.20%) VoIP
8 282 (5.18%) DHCP
9 261 (4.79%) SAN
10 194 (3.56%) Internet
11 171 (3.14%) OSPF
12 162 (2.98%) Wireless
13 156 (2.87%) Cisco ASA
14 155 (2.85%) BGP
15 151 (2.77%) MPLS
16 146 (2.68%) SSL
17 115 (2.11%) Network Security
18 113 (2.08%) Wi-Fi
19 94 (1.73%) Cisco Nexus
20 93 (1.71%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 653 (11.99%) SQL Server
2 158 (2.90%) SQL Server 2008
3 120 (2.20%) MySQL
4 96 (1.76%) SQL Server 2005
5 84 (1.54%) SQL Server 2012
6 80 (1.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 77 (1.41%) Oracle Reports
8 76 (1.40%) Oracle Database
9 74 (1.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 68 (1.25%) Data Warehouse
11 59 (1.08%) Relational Database
12 53 (0.97%) BusinessObjects
13 50 (0.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 47 (0.86%) Oracle Discoverer
15 39 (0.72%) MS Access
16 34 (0.62%) Oracle Database 10g
16 34 (0.62%) RDBMS
17 25 (0.46%) Big Data
17 25 (0.46%) Oracle Database 11g
17 25 (0.46%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 50 (0.92%) Oracle Forms
2 39 (0.72%) Git (software)
3 33 (0.61%) Subversion
4 32 (0.59%) JIRA
4 32 (0.59%) Maven
5 28 (0.51%) JUnit
6 19 (0.35%) Visual Studio
7 17 (0.31%) ProC
7 17 (0.31%) TeamCity
8 15 (0.28%) Jenkins
9 13 (0.24%) Ant
10 12 (0.22%) Introscope
11 11 (0.20%) Sonatype Nexus
12 10 (0.18%) JMeter
12 10 (0.18%) LoadRunner
13 8 (0.15%) Mockito
13 8 (0.15%) SonarQube
14 7 (0.13%) Eclipse
14 7 (0.13%) Gradle
14 7 (0.13%) Vagrant
General
1 1208 (22.19%) Finance
2 364 (6.69%) Telecoms
3 272 (5.00%) Retail
4 262 (4.81%) Banking
5 204 (3.75%) Legal
6 165 (3.03%) Law
7 107 (1.97%) Marketing
8 102 (1.87%) Manufacturing
9 77 (1.41%) Billing
10 57 (1.05%) Back Office
11 56 (1.03%) Investment Banking
12 46 (0.84%) Financial Institution
13 42 (0.77%) Front Office
14 37 (0.68%) Publishing
15 36 (0.66%) French Language
16 33 (0.61%) German Language
16 33 (0.61%) International Banking
17 28 (0.51%) Electronics
18 26 (0.48%) Pharmaceutical
19 25 (0.46%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 1389 (25.51%) Analyst
2 636 (11.68%) Support Analyst
3 604 (11.09%) Service Manager
4 587 (10.78%) Support Engineer
5 564 (10.36%) Service Analyst
6 490 (9.00%) Service Desk Analyst
7 472 (8.67%) Applications Support
8 356 (6.54%) Team Leader
9 336 (6.17%) 2nd Line Support
10 315 (5.79%) IT Support
11 293 (5.38%) Delivery Manager
12 291 (5.34%) Services Delivery Manager
13 264 (4.85%) Network Engineer
14 253 (4.65%) Administrator
15 244 (4.48%) IT Manager
16 219 (4.02%) Applications Support Analyst
17 184 (3.38%) 2nd Line Engineer
18 168 (3.09%) Support Manager
18 168 (3.09%) Technical Support
19 167 (3.07%) Service Desk Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 184 (3.38%) .NET
2 181 (3.32%) XML
3 160 (2.94%) Web Services
4 94 (1.73%) HTML
5 83 (1.52%) Middleware
5 83 (1.52%) SOAP
6 82 (1.51%) REST
7 69 (1.27%) ASP.NET
8 60 (1.10%) CSS
9 56 (1.03%) Spring
10 39 (0.72%) Hibernate
11 31 (0.57%) J2EE
12 30 (0.55%) XSLT
13 29 (0.53%) Flash
13 29 (0.53%) XSL
14 25 (0.46%) Java EE
14 25 (0.46%) JSP
15 24 (0.44%) 802.1X
16 22 (0.40%) .NET Framework
17 21 (0.39%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 490 (9.00%) Analytical Skills
2 428 (7.86%) Data Centre
3 293 (5.38%) Management Information System
4 223 (4.10%) Blackberry
5 147 (2.70%) Replication
6 124 (2.28%) Statistics
7 118 (2.17%) Computer Science
8 105 (1.93%) Driving Licence
9 93 (1.71%) Clustering
10 86 (1.58%) Video Conferencing
11 73 (1.34%) iPhone
12 63 (1.16%) Hedge funds
13 60 (1.10%) Mathematics
14 55 (1.01%) NHS
15 53 (0.97%) CMDB
16 49 (0.90%) Fat Client
16 49 (0.90%) Thin Client
17 47 (0.86%) Enterprise Software
18 43 (0.79%) Client/Server
19 39 (0.72%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 1952 (35.85%) Windows
2 800 (14.69%) Windows Server
3 574 (10.54%) Linux
4 502 (9.22%) Windows 7
5 498 (9.15%) Windows Server 2008
6 434 (7.97%) Unix
7 382 (7.02%) Windows Server 2012
8 316 (5.80%) Windows Server 2003
9 239 (4.39%) Windows 8
10 183 (3.36%) Windows XP
11 101 (1.85%) Solaris
12 92 (1.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 90 (1.65%) Android
14 67 (1.23%) Mac OS X
14 67 (1.23%) Windows 10
15 51 (0.94%) Apple iOS
16 45 (0.83%) Windows Vista
17 40 (0.73%) CentOS
18 38 (0.70%) Windows 2000 Server
19 28 (0.51%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 2293 (42.11%) ITIL
2 1110 (20.39%) Service Delivery
3 827 (15.19%) Service Management
4 557 (10.23%) Change Management
5 544 (9.99%) Incident Management
6 470 (8.63%) Problem Management
7 400 (7.35%) Mentoring
8 332 (6.10%) Project Management
9 313 (5.75%) Root Cause Analysis
10 304 (5.58%) Continuous Improvement
11 282 (5.18%) ITIL V3
12 259 (4.76%) CRM
13 238 (4.37%) ITSM
14 237 (4.35%) Coaching
15 227 (4.17%) Agile Software Development
16 225 (4.13%) Disaster Recovery
17 218 (4.00%) Line Management
18 206 (3.78%) Time Management
19 205 (3.76%) Ticket Management
20 197 (3.62%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 877 (16.11%) SQL
2 228 (4.19%) Java
3 185 (3.40%) PL/SQL
4 143 (2.63%) C
5 127 (2.33%) PowerShell
6 109 (2.00%) JavaScript
7 100 (1.84%) C#
8 95 (1.74%) T-SQL
9 75 (1.38%) Shell Script
10 61 (1.12%) Python
11 59 (1.08%) VB
12 55 (1.01%) Perl
13 41 (0.75%) Bash Shell
14 36 (0.66%) PHP
15 33 (0.61%) C++
16 31 (0.57%) VB.NET
17 29 (0.53%) VBScript
18 27 (0.50%) VBA
19 16 (0.29%) Ruby
20 14 (0.26%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 543 (9.97%) Cisco Certification
2 484 (8.89%) Degree
3 396 (7.27%) Microsoft Certification
4 368 (6.76%) CCNA
5 353 (6.48%) Security Cleared
6 297 (5.45%) CCNP
7 273 (5.01%) ITIL Certification
8 271 (4.98%) SC Cleared
9 194 (3.56%) MCSE
10 130 (2.39%) MCP
11 126 (2.31%) MCSA
12 98 (1.80%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 80 (1.47%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 73 (1.34%) MCITP
15 54 (0.99%) MOS
16 53 (0.97%) ISEB
17 49 (0.90%) Citrix Certification
18 48 (0.88%) MCTS
19 47 (0.86%) A+ Certification
20 45 (0.83%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 149 (2.74%) QA
2 72 (1.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 42 (0.77%) ISO 9001
4 27 (0.50%) Data Quality
5 22 (0.40%) PCI DSS
6 15 (0.28%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 6 (0.11%) GAAP
8 4 (0.073%) COBIT
8 4 (0.073%) HL7
8 4 (0.073%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 3 (0.055%) DICOM
10 2 (0.037%) BS7799
10 2 (0.037%) HMG Security Policy Framework
10 2 (0.037%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 1210 (22.22%) Active Directory
2 538 (9.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 277 (5.09%) Hyper-V
4 191 (3.51%) vSphere
5 148 (2.72%) XenApp
6 81 (1.49%) VMware ESX
7 70 (1.29%) XenDesktop
8 65 (1.19%) VMware ESXi
9 64 (1.18%) Terminal Services
10 48 (0.88%) Terminal Server
11 36 (0.66%) Oracle RAC
12 35 (0.64%) Firmware
13 25 (0.46%) Xen
14 18 (0.33%) Microsoft App-V
15 16 (0.29%) Citrix Presentation Server
15 16 (0.29%) Samba
16 14 (0.26%) vCloud
17 13 (0.24%) EMC RecoverPoint
18 12 (0.22%) NFS
19 11 (0.20%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 221 (4.06%) SCCM
2 113 (2.08%) SCOM
3 70 (1.29%) Backup Exec
4 66 (1.21%) Puppet
5 57 (1.05%) Norton AntiVirus
6 56 (1.03%) NetBackup
7 53 (0.97%) Nagios
8 41 (0.75%) Cisco CUCM
9 40 (0.73%) Cisco UCCX
10 39 (0.72%) HP SIM
11 31 (0.57%) Cisco UCCE
12 30 (0.55%) HP Data Protector
13 28 (0.51%) Oracle RMAN
14 25 (0.46%) Opscode Chef
14 25 (0.46%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
15 22 (0.40%) OpenView
16 21 (0.39%) HP NNM
16 21 (0.39%) WSUS
17 18 (0.33%) Tivoli
17 18 (0.33%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 1683 (30.91%) Microsoft
2 893 (16.40%) VMware
3 854 (15.68%) Cisco
4 586 (10.76%) Citrix
5 475 (8.72%) Oracle
6 405 (7.44%) HP
7 216 (3.97%) Juniper
8 184 (3.38%) IBM
9 174 (3.20%) CheckPoint
10 165 (3.03%) Remedy
11 151 (2.77%) NetApp
12 145 (2.66%) F5
13 142 (2.61%) Symantec
14 132 (2.42%) Dell
15 131 (2.41%) SolarWinds
16 127 (2.33%) SAP
17 98 (1.80%) Palo Alto
18 97 (1.78%) EMC
19 91 (1.67%) Mitel
20 83 (1.52%) Red Hat
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + bonus, benefits + training
Posted: 2 hours ago
Cheshire
KDR
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + pension, health insurance, holidays
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
Computer People
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Sutton Coldfield, West Midlands (County)
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £22000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £33000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Opilio Recruitment
Salary: £46k - 50k per year
Posted: 5 hours ago
North East
Hewlett Packard Enterprise
Posted: 6 hours ago
North East
Hewlett Packard Enterprise
Posted: 6 hours ago
North East
Hewlett Packard Enterprise
Posted: 6 hours ago
North East
Hewlett Packard Enterprise
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
onezeero.
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
People Source Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £57000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + + Bonus (6K) + Full Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Bromley, Kent
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Hertfordshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Maurice Nash
Salary: From £35,000 to £35,000 per annum Flexible Benefits Scheme - Pension,
Posted: Yesterday
Borehamwood, Hertfordshire
Chess Telecom
Posted: Yesterday
Borehamwood, Hertfordshire
Chess Telecom
Posted: Yesterday
Borehamwood, Hertfordshire
Chess Telecom
Posted: Yesterday
Borehamwood, Hertfordshire
Chess Telecom
Posted: Yesterday
Keighley, West Yorkshire
Connected IT
Salary: £20000 - £23000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
London
Head Resourcing
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Head Resourcing
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Connectus
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Head Resourcing
Salary: £38000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
West Bromwich, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
set2recruit
Salary: From £27,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
FT Select
Salary: From £16,000 to £20,000 per annum plus bonus and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
BAE Systems Applied Intelligence Ltd
Salary: Good bens
Posted: Yesterday
Cobham, Surrey
Sanderson
Salary: £54163.00 - £59863.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Worcestershire
Reed Technology
Salary: £32500 - £45000 per annum + car allowance, overtime & bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Connectus
Salary: £25000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Halifax, West Yorkshire
FT Select
Salary: £20,250 per annum (will increase by 10% once certain targets are met)
Posted: Yesterday
Worcestershire
Reed Technology
Salary: £32500 - £45000 per annum + Car allowance, overtime & bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Fareham, Hampshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £17000 - £21000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Fareham, Hampshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £27000 - £28000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
Focus Solutions Group Ltd
Salary: Competitive Salary + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Taunton, Somerset
Outsource UK
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Robert Walters
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday