The table below looks at the statistics for SLA skills in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SLA over the 3 months to 6 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 100 123 111
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -12
Permanent jobs citing SLA 2908 2648 2589
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 2.85% 2.41% 2.55%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 26.63% 22.58% 25.22%
Number of salaries quoted 2264 2099 2127
Average salary £36,125 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £22,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £34,330 £34,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+0.97% -9.33%
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
10922 11729 10265
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 10.72% 10.65% 10.11%
Number of salaries quoted 8729 9159 8383
Average salary £46,000 £45,598 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.88% +1.32%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £71,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

SLA
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SLA across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 July 2015.

SLA Salary Histogram in England

SLA
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SLA within the England region over the 3 months to 6 July 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
South East +25 876 £32,500 - 61
London +6 870 £42,500 -9.57% 94
West Midlands +48 236 £34,180 +5.16% 34
East of England +17 224 £40,000 - 22
North West +7 208 £32,500 -7.14% 31
South West -8 189 £35,000 +7.69% 22
Yorkshire -9 189 £35,000 +6.06% 18
East Midlands +13 137 £32,500 -9.72% 18
North East -17 14 £27,500 +8.91% 1
SLA
UK

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, IT jobs across the 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 2507 (40.82%) ITIL
2 2455 (39.97%) Windows
3 1990 (32.40%) Microsoft
4 1428 (23.25%) Active Directory
5 1278 (20.81%) Service Delivery
6 1176 (19.15%) VMware
7 1170 (19.05%) Finance
8 1107 (18.02%) Cisco
9 1106 (18.01%) MS Excel
10 987 (16.07%) SQL
11 959 (15.61%) MS Office
12 889 (14.47%) Service Management
13 844 (13.74%) MS Exchange
14 778 (12.67%) VMware Infrastructure
15 776 (12.63%) Windows Server 2008
16 757 (12.32%) Firewall
17 720 (11.72%) Citrix
18 707 (11.51%) Incident Management
19 703 (11.45%) Linux
20 657 (10.70%) Change Management
21 632 (10.29%) SQL Server
22 625 (10.18%) Cisco Certification
22 625 (10.18%) Windows 7
23 608 (9.90%) WAN
24 598 (9.74%) Degree
25 595 (9.69%) DNS
26 585 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
27 578 (9.41%) LAN
28 551 (8.97%) Problem Management
29 545 (8.87%) Microsoft Certification

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, IT jobs across the 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
1 844 (13.74%) MS Exchange
2 382 (6.22%) Exchange Server 2010
3 315 (5.13%) SharePoint
4 270 (4.40%) Exchange Server 2007
5 219 (3.57%) IIS
6 191 (3.11%) Lync
7 156 (2.54%) Exchange Server 2013
8 136 (2.21%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 111 (1.81%) Exchange Server 2003
10 98 (1.60%) Apache
11 74 (1.20%) IBM Notes
12 56 (0.91%) Tomcat
13 44 (0.72%) WebLogic
13 44 (0.72%) Office Communications Server
14 39 (0.63%) WebSphere
15 38 (0.62%) SharePoint 2013
16 35 (0.57%) SharePoint 2010
17 29 (0.47%) Drupal
18 28 (0.46%) JBoss
19 22 (0.36%) CMS
Applications
1 1106 (18.01%) MS Excel
2 959 (15.61%) MS Office
3 79 (1.29%) MS PowerPoint
3 79 (1.29%) MS Visio
4 33 (0.54%) MS Project
5 14 (0.23%) Spreadsheet
6 7 (0.11%) InfoPath
7 5 (0.081%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 4 (0.065%) InDesign
9 2 (0.033%) SPSS
9 2 (0.033%) Adobe After Effects
10 1 (0.016%) AutoCAD
10 1 (0.016%) Windchill
10 1 (0.016%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 55 (0.90%) Oracle EBS
2 43 (0.70%) Dynamics CRM
3 30 (0.49%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 27 (0.44%) Oracle General Ledger
4 27 (0.44%) Oracle Applications
5 25 (0.41%) Oracle Payables
5 25 (0.41%) Oracle Assets
6 24 (0.39%) Oracle Receivables
7 23 (0.37%) Oracle EBS R12
8 21 (0.34%) Oracle iProcurement
9 20 (0.33%) Remedy ITSM
10 19 (0.31%) Oracle Cash Management
10 19 (0.31%) Northgate Housing
11 17 (0.28%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
12 14 (0.23%) assyst
13 13 (0.21%) Dynamics AX
13 13 (0.21%) SAP FI
13 13 (0.21%) SAP FI/CO
13 13 (0.21%) SAP CO
13 13 (0.21%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 166 (2.70%) Office 365
2 88 (1.43%) Amazon AWS
3 61 (0.99%) Microsoft Azure
4 53 (0.86%) SaaS
5 28 (0.46%) Cloud Computing
6 18 (0.29%) Mimecast
7 13 (0.21%) IaaS
8 7 (0.11%) Google Cloud Platform
8 7 (0.11%) Amazon EC2
8 7 (0.11%) Google Analytics
8 7 (0.11%) Joyent
9 4 (0.065%) Google Apps
10 2 (0.033%) Yammer
11 1 (0.016%) Google Drive
11 1 (0.016%) SuccessFactors
11 1 (0.016%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 757 (12.32%) Firewall
2 608 (9.90%) WAN
3 595 (9.69%) DNS
4 578 (9.41%) LAN
5 516 (8.40%) TCP/IP
6 440 (7.16%) DHCP
7 399 (6.50%) VPN
8 387 (6.30%) SAN
9 300 (4.88%) VoIP
10 274 (4.46%) Internet
11 207 (3.37%) BGP
11 207 (3.37%) Wireless
12 187 (3.04%) MPLS
13 173 (2.82%) Cisco ASA
14 139 (2.26%) NAS
15 131 (2.13%) OSPF
16 127 (2.07%) Cisco IOS
17 124 (2.02%) Cisco Nexus
18 108 (1.76%) Network Security
19 101 (1.64%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 632 (10.29%) SQL Server
2 191 (3.11%) SQL Server 2008
3 173 (2.82%) MySQL
4 126 (2.05%) Oracle Database
5 120 (1.95%) SQL Server 2005
6 118 (1.92%) Data Warehouse
7 104 (1.69%) Relational Database
8 84 (1.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 83 (1.35%) Oracle Reports
10 79 (1.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 58 (0.94%) Oracle Database 10g
12 53 (0.86%) Oracle Database 11g
13 52 (0.85%) SQL Server 2012
14 44 (0.72%) DB2
15 42 (0.68%) RDBMS
16 40 (0.65%) Crystal Reports
16 40 (0.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 34 (0.55%) DTS
18 24 (0.39%) MongoDB
18 24 (0.39%) Oracle BI Publisher
Development Applications
1 54 (0.88%) JIRA
2 41 (0.67%) Visual Studio
3 32 (0.52%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 27 (0.44%) Team Foundation Server
5 20 (0.33%) Hudson
6 19 (0.31%) Maven
7 18 (0.29%) Subversion
8 17 (0.28%) Oracle Forms
9 14 (0.23%) NUnit
10 13 (0.21%) Toad
10 13 (0.21%) Jenkins
11 10 (0.16%) CruiseControl
12 8 (0.13%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
13 7 (0.11%) PowerBuilder
13 7 (0.11%) MSI
13 7 (0.11%) Git (software)
14 6 (0.098%) Rational Performance Tester
14 6 (0.098%) Eclipse
15 5 (0.081%) Apache Ivy
16 4 (0.065%) JUnit
General
1 1170 (19.05%) Finance
2 518 (8.43%) Telecoms
3 290 (4.72%) Retail
4 267 (4.35%) Banking
5 183 (2.98%) Legal
6 100 (1.63%) Law
7 91 (1.48%) Marketing
8 75 (1.22%) Manufacturing
9 66 (1.07%) Advertising
10 54 (0.88%) Billing
11 53 (0.86%) Back Office
12 47 (0.77%) Financial Institution
13 45 (0.73%) French Language
14 40 (0.65%) German Language
15 35 (0.57%) Investment Banking
16 34 (0.55%) Front Office
17 33 (0.54%) International Banking
18 31 (0.50%) Pharmaceutical
19 26 (0.42%) Games
20 25 (0.41%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 1453 (23.66%) Analyst
2 636 (10.35%) Service Manager
3 615 (10.01%) Support Analyst
4 610 (9.93%) Support Engineer
5 479 (7.80%) Service Analyst
6 458 (7.46%) Service Desk Analyst
7 331 (5.39%) Delivery Manager
8 316 (5.14%) Network Engineer
9 310 (5.05%) Applications Support
10 303 (4.93%) 2nd Line Support
11 286 (4.66%) Services Delivery Manager
12 273 (4.44%) Team Leader
13 251 (4.09%) Administrator
14 243 (3.96%) IT Support
15 219 (3.57%) 1st Line Support
16 175 (2.85%) Technical Support
17 159 (2.59%) Developer
18 157 (2.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
19 134 (2.18%) Systems Administrator
20 132 (2.15%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 253 (4.12%) .NET
2 156 (2.54%) Web Services
3 124 (2.02%) HTML
4 111 (1.81%) XML
5 90 (1.47%) CSS
6 76 (1.24%) ASP.NET
7 66 (1.07%) J2EE
8 57 (0.93%) Middleware
9 47 (0.77%) XSLT
10 37 (0.60%) REST
11 36 (0.59%) WinForms
12 35 (0.57%) Spring
13 33 (0.54%) Ajax
13 33 (0.54%) Oracle Fusion
14 31 (0.50%) jQuery
15 28 (0.46%) LINQ
16 26 (0.42%) AngularJS
17 25 (0.41%) JSP
18 24 (0.39%) Application Packaging
19 23 (0.37%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 585 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
2 483 (7.86%) Data Centre
3 322 (5.24%) Management Information System
4 235 (3.83%) Blackberry
5 136 (2.21%) Replication
6 132 (2.15%) Clustering
7 112 (1.82%) Computer Science
8 104 (1.69%) Statistics
9 85 (1.38%) CMDB
10 66 (1.07%) iPhone
10 66 (1.07%) Mainframe
11 64 (1.04%) Video Conferencing
12 58 (0.94%) Mathematics
13 56 (0.91%) Fat Client
13 56 (0.91%) Thin Client
13 56 (0.91%) Enterprise Software
14 54 (0.88%) User Experience
14 54 (0.88%) Client/Server
15 46 (0.75%) Performance Metrics
16 39 (0.63%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 2455 (39.97%) Windows
2 776 (12.63%) Windows Server 2008
3 703 (11.45%) Linux
4 625 (10.18%) Windows 7
5 527 (8.58%) Windows Server 2012
6 513 (8.35%) Windows Server 2003
7 397 (6.46%) UNIX
8 336 (5.47%) Windows XP
9 320 (5.21%) Windows 8
10 133 (2.17%) Solaris
11 117 (1.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 104 (1.69%) Windows Vista
13 86 (1.40%) Android
14 74 (1.20%) Mac OS X
15 47 (0.77%) Windows 2000 Server
16 44 (0.72%) AIX
17 40 (0.65%) Debian
18 34 (0.55%) Windows 2000
19 33 (0.54%) Apple iOS
20 29 (0.47%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2507 (40.82%) ITIL
2 1278 (20.81%) Service Delivery
3 889 (14.47%) Service Management
4 707 (11.51%) Incident Management
5 657 (10.70%) Change Management
6 551 (8.97%) Problem Management
7 475 (7.73%) Project Management
8 398 (6.48%) Mentoring
9 363 (5.91%) Root Cause Analysis
10 304 (4.95%) Continuous Improvement
11 277 (4.51%) Line Management
11 277 (4.51%) Disaster Recovery
12 273 (4.44%) Agile Software Development
13 251 (4.09%) CRM
14 226 (3.68%) Change Control
15 224 (3.65%) Time Management
15 224 (3.65%) Stakeholder Management
16 216 (3.52%) Configuration Management
17 215 (3.50%) PRINCE2
18 212 (3.45%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 987 (16.07%) SQL
2 231 (3.76%) Java
3 201 (3.27%) PowerShell
4 148 (2.41%) C#
5 105 (1.71%) T-SQL
6 101 (1.64%) PL/SQL
6 101 (1.64%) JavaScript
7 96 (1.56%) C
8 91 (1.48%) Perl
9 74 (1.20%) Shell Script
10 60 (0.98%) VBScript
11 57 (0.93%) PHP
12 48 (0.78%) Python
13 46 (0.75%) Bash Shell
14 41 (0.67%) VB.NET
15 32 (0.52%) VBA
15 32 (0.52%) JCL
16 30 (0.49%) COBOL
17 29 (0.47%) VB
18 18 (0.29%) XPath
Qualifications
1 625 (10.18%) Cisco Certification
2 598 (9.74%) Degree
3 545 (8.87%) Microsoft Certification
4 478 (7.78%) CCNA
5 426 (6.94%) Security Cleared
6 404 (6.58%) ITIL Certification
7 317 (5.16%) SC Cleared
8 310 (5.05%) MCSE
9 257 (4.18%) CCNP
10 249 (4.05%) MCP
11 184 (3.00%) MCSA
12 124 (2.02%) MCITP
13 112 (1.82%) DV Cleared
14 108 (1.76%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
15 81 (1.32%) HND
16 72 (1.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
17 64 (1.04%) A+ Certification
18 55 (0.90%) MCTS
19 44 (0.72%) CCIE
20 36 (0.59%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 137 (2.23%) QA
2 103 (1.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 92 (1.50%) ISO 9001
4 44 (0.72%) PCI DSS
5 36 (0.59%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 13 (0.21%) JSP 440
7 12 (0.20%) COBIT
8 10 (0.16%) HL7
9 7 (0.11%) ISO 9000
10 6 (0.098%) ISO 14001
11 5 (0.081%) HIPAA
12 4 (0.065%) DICOM
12 4 (0.065%) ISO/IEC 20000
12 4 (0.065%) 21 CFR Part 11
12 4 (0.065%) GMP
13 3 (0.049%) Data Quality
14 1 (0.016%) PMBOK
14 1 (0.016%) BS7799
System Software
1 1428 (23.25%) Active Directory
2 778 (12.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 328 (5.34%) Hyper-V
4 192 (3.13%) vSphere
5 180 (2.93%) XenApp
6 112 (1.82%) VMware ESXi
7 100 (1.63%) VMware ESX
8 91 (1.48%) Terminal Services
9 90 (1.47%) XenDesktop
10 66 (1.07%) Oracle RAC
11 41 (0.67%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 40 (0.65%) Microsoft App-V
13 38 (0.62%) Firmware
14 32 (0.52%) NFS
15 31 (0.50%) Terminal Server
16 29 (0.47%) XenServer
17 28 (0.46%) Samba
17 28 (0.46%) UAG
18 24 (0.39%) iptables
19 18 (0.29%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 244 (3.97%) SCCM
2 149 (2.43%) SCOM
3 84 (1.37%) Nagios
4 75 (1.22%) Backup Exec
5 65 (1.06%) NetBackup
6 62 (1.01%) Norton AntiVirus
7 56 (0.91%) Opsview
8 46 (0.75%) Puppet
9 38 (0.62%) HP Data Protector
10 36 (0.59%) Cisco Prime
11 31 (0.50%) Opscode Chef
11 31 (0.50%) WSUS
12 29 (0.47%) HP SIM
13 28 (0.46%) Data Guard
14 27 (0.44%) Cisco CUCM
14 27 (0.44%) ServiceCenter
14 27 (0.44%) Cisco LMS
14 27 (0.44%) SCVMM
14 27 (0.44%) OpenView
15 26 (0.42%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 1990 (32.40%) Microsoft
2 1176 (19.15%) VMware
3 1107 (18.02%) Cisco
4 720 (11.72%) Citrix
5 489 (7.96%) HP
6 474 (7.72%) Oracle
7 221 (3.60%) Juniper
8 194 (3.16%) CheckPoint
9 184 (3.00%) Symantec
9 184 (3.00%) Remedy
10 177 (2.88%) NetApp
11 174 (2.83%) F5
12 166 (2.70%) Dell
13 151 (2.46%) SAP
14 130 (2.12%) Apple
15 128 (2.08%) SolarWinds
16 125 (2.04%) IBM
17 122 (1.99%) EMC
18 115 (1.87%) Avaya
19 88 (1.43%) Red Hat
West Midlands
TEKsystems
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £60000 - £90000 per annum + Package
Posted: 11 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Etech Partners
Salary: To £55K + Bens
Posted: 12 hours ago
Rugby, Warwickshire
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: £63 - £75k
Posted: 13 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £48000.00 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Lincolnshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + bens
Posted: 13 hours ago
South West
Sanderson
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Orbis Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £85k base +10% bonus
Posted: 14 hours ago
Surrey
Clearwater People Solutions
Salary: £26000 - £28000 Per Annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Tamworth, Staffordshire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
NSK International Consultants Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum Plus Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Folkestone, Kent
Xchanging
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
South West
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 16 hours ago
South East
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 16 hours ago
Midlands
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 16 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
ComputaCenter
Salary: Comprehensive Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £65k - £90k plus competitive package
Posted: 17 hours ago
Newport Pagnell, Buckinghamshire
IT Executive Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £27000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £19000 - £22000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago