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 2 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 94 126 114
Rank change year-on-year
+32 -12
Permanent jobs citing SLA 2938 2633 2534
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 2.97% 2.40% 2.54%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 27.89% 22.42% 25.34%
Number of salaries quoted 2293 2137 2072
Average salary £36,500 £36,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -8.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £21,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £33,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -6.94%
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
10535 11744 9999
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 10.64% 10.70% 10.01%
Number of salaries quoted 8405 9259 8190
Average salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £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 2 June 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 2 June 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
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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
London +28 934 £42,500 -5.55% 89
South East +22 829 £32,500 - 73
East of England +26 255 £40,000 +14.28% 26
West Midlands +47 217 £34,333 +5.64% 29
Yorkshire -10 197 £34,000 +4.61% 26
North West -1 182 £40,000 +14.28% 47
South West -12 182 £35,000 +2.94% 19
East Midlands +23 156 £27,000 -6.89% 19
North East -1 15 £26,250 +3.96% 4
Midlands -15 1 £50,000 +17.64%
SLA
UK

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 2 June 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 2435 (40.74%) ITIL
2 2339 (39.13%) Windows
3 1877 (31.40%) Microsoft
4 1391 (23.27%) Active Directory
5 1238 (20.71%) Service Delivery
6 1150 (19.24%) Finance
7 1092 (18.27%) Cisco
8 1060 (17.73%) VMware
9 1051 (17.58%) MS Excel
10 978 (16.36%) SQL
11 959 (16.04%) MS Office
12 863 (14.44%) Service Management
13 784 (13.12%) MS Exchange
14 734 (12.28%) Firewall
14 734 (12.28%) Windows Server 2008
15 720 (12.05%) Linux
16 700 (11.71%) VMware Infrastructure
17 687 (11.49%) Citrix
18 655 (10.96%) Incident Management
19 618 (10.34%) Cisco Certification
20 616 (10.31%) Change Management
21 612 (10.24%) SQL Server
22 599 (10.02%) Windows 7
23 578 (9.67%) WAN
24 575 (9.62%) Degree
25 564 (9.44%) DNS
26 556 (9.30%) Analytical Skills
27 546 (9.14%) Telecoms
28 545 (9.12%) LAN
29 534 (8.93%) Problem Management

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 2 June 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
1 784 (13.12%) MS Exchange
2 323 (5.40%) Exchange Server 2010
3 314 (5.25%) SharePoint
4 240 (4.02%) Exchange Server 2007
5 215 (3.60%) IIS
6 196 (3.28%) Lync
7 132 (2.21%) Exchange Server 2013
8 127 (2.12%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 116 (1.94%) Apache
10 112 (1.87%) Exchange Server 2003
11 80 (1.34%) Tomcat
12 79 (1.32%) IBM Notes
13 53 (0.89%) Office Communications Server
14 45 (0.75%) WebLogic
15 37 (0.62%) SharePoint 2010
15 37 (0.62%) SharePoint 2013
16 28 (0.47%) Drupal
17 22 (0.37%) SAS
18 21 (0.35%) Oracle SOA Suite
18 21 (0.35%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1051 (17.58%) MS Excel
2 959 (16.04%) MS Office
3 89 (1.49%) MS Visio
4 79 (1.32%) MS PowerPoint
5 31 (0.52%) MS Project
6 18 (0.30%) Spreadsheet
7 6 (0.10%) InfoPath
8 5 (0.084%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 3 (0.050%) SPSS
10 2 (0.033%) Adobe After Effects
11 1 (0.017%) Windchill
11 1 (0.017%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 60 (1.00%) Oracle EBS
2 44 (0.74%) Dynamics CRM
3 35 (0.59%) Oracle General Ledger
4 33 (0.55%) Oracle EBS R12
5 32 (0.54%) Oracle Assets
5 32 (0.54%) Oracle Payables
5 32 (0.54%) Oracle Receivables
6 27 (0.45%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 24 (0.40%) Oracle Applications
8 22 (0.37%) SAP FI
8 22 (0.37%) Remedy ITSM
8 22 (0.37%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
9 21 (0.35%) Oracle Cash Management
9 21 (0.35%) Oracle iProcurement
9 21 (0.35%) SAP FI/CO
9 21 (0.35%) SAP CO
10 19 (0.32%) Oracle Financials
11 18 (0.30%) Dynamics AX
12 15 (0.25%) Northgate Housing
12 15 (0.25%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 161 (2.69%) Office 365
2 87 (1.46%) Amazon AWS
3 55 (0.92%) Microsoft Azure
4 53 (0.89%) SaaS
5 27 (0.45%) Cloud Computing
6 17 (0.28%) Mimecast
7 13 (0.22%) IaaS
8 7 (0.12%) Joyent
8 7 (0.12%) Google Cloud Platform
8 7 (0.12%) Amazon EC2
9 6 (0.10%) Google Analytics
10 4 (0.067%) PaaS
11 3 (0.050%) Google Apps
12 2 (0.033%) Yammer
13 1 (0.017%) SuccessFactors
13 1 (0.017%) Google Drive
Communications & Networking
1 734 (12.28%) Firewall
2 578 (9.67%) WAN
3 564 (9.44%) DNS
4 545 (9.12%) LAN
5 495 (8.28%) TCP/IP
6 412 (6.89%) DHCP
7 393 (6.58%) VPN
8 377 (6.31%) SAN
9 300 (5.02%) VoIP
10 276 (4.62%) Internet
11 215 (3.60%) BGP
12 206 (3.45%) MPLS
13 190 (3.18%) Wireless
14 166 (2.78%) Cisco ASA
15 132 (2.21%) OSPF
16 129 (2.16%) NAS
17 122 (2.04%) Cisco IOS
18 118 (1.97%) Cisco Nexus
19 104 (1.74%) Network Security
20 101 (1.69%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 612 (10.24%) SQL Server
2 191 (3.20%) SQL Server 2008
3 186 (3.11%) MySQL
4 125 (2.09%) Oracle Database
5 113 (1.89%) SQL Server 2005
6 100 (1.67%) Relational Database
7 99 (1.66%) Data Warehouse
8 91 (1.52%) Oracle Reports
9 87 (1.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 77 (1.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 57 (0.95%) SQL Server 2012
12 54 (0.90%) Oracle Database 10g
13 51 (0.85%) Oracle Database 11g
14 42 (0.70%) DB2
15 40 (0.67%) RDBMS
16 39 (0.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 34 (0.57%) Crystal Reports
18 32 (0.54%) DTS
19 27 (0.45%) Oracle BI Publisher
20 23 (0.38%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 52 (0.87%) JIRA
2 40 (0.67%) Visual Studio
3 31 (0.52%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 25 (0.42%) Team Foundation Server
5 21 (0.35%) Hudson
6 20 (0.33%) Oracle Forms
7 19 (0.32%) Subversion
8 15 (0.25%) Jenkins
9 14 (0.23%) NUnit
9 14 (0.23%) Maven
10 13 (0.22%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 12 (0.20%) Toad
12 11 (0.18%) Eclipse
13 10 (0.17%) JUnit
13 10 (0.17%) CruiseControl
14 8 (0.13%) Rational Performance Tester
15 7 (0.12%) Ant
15 7 (0.12%) MSI
16 6 (0.10%) PowerBuilder
16 6 (0.10%) Git (software)
General
1 1150 (19.24%) Finance
2 546 (9.14%) Telecoms
3 268 (4.48%) Retail
4 247 (4.13%) Banking
5 182 (3.05%) Legal
6 82 (1.37%) Marketing
7 77 (1.29%) Manufacturing
8 76 (1.27%) Advertising
8 76 (1.27%) Law
9 55 (0.92%) Back Office
10 51 (0.85%) Billing
11 46 (0.77%) Financial Institution
12 44 (0.74%) Front Office
13 39 (0.65%) Investment Banking
14 38 (0.64%) German Language
15 35 (0.59%) French Language
16 25 (0.42%) International Banking
16 25 (0.42%) Pharmaceutical
17 24 (0.40%) General Ledger
18 23 (0.38%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 1412 (23.62%) Analyst
2 639 (10.69%) Service Manager
3 590 (9.87%) Support Engineer
4 565 (9.45%) Support Analyst
5 489 (8.18%) Service Analyst
6 469 (7.85%) Service Desk Analyst
7 324 (5.42%) Delivery Manager
8 309 (5.17%) Network Engineer
9 286 (4.79%) Applications Support
9 286 (4.79%) 2nd Line Support
10 281 (4.70%) Services Delivery Manager
11 236 (3.95%) Team Leader
12 230 (3.85%) Administrator
13 226 (3.78%) IT Support
14 195 (3.26%) 1st Line Support
15 174 (2.91%) Technical Support
16 172 (2.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
17 163 (2.73%) Developer
18 153 (2.56%) Consultant
19 133 (2.23%) Service Desk Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 240 (4.02%) .NET
2 154 (2.58%) Web Services
3 126 (2.11%) HTML
4 120 (2.01%) XML
5 90 (1.51%) CSS
6 79 (1.32%) J2EE
7 72 (1.20%) ASP.NET
8 58 (0.97%) Middleware
9 48 (0.80%) XSLT
10 40 (0.67%) WinForms
10 40 (0.67%) Spring
11 35 (0.59%) REST
11 35 (0.59%) Ajax
12 33 (0.55%) jQuery
13 30 (0.50%) Oracle Fusion
14 27 (0.45%) LINQ
14 27 (0.45%) JSP
15 25 (0.42%) HTML5
16 24 (0.40%) SOAP
16 24 (0.40%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 556 (9.30%) Analytical Skills
2 457 (7.65%) Data Centre
3 308 (5.15%) Management Information System
4 223 (3.73%) Blackberry
5 142 (2.38%) Replication
6 127 (2.12%) Clustering
7 118 (1.97%) Statistics
8 107 (1.79%) Computer Science
9 92 (1.54%) CMDB
10 65 (1.09%) iPhone
11 63 (1.05%) Video Conferencing
12 62 (1.04%) Mathematics
13 61 (1.02%) Performance Metrics
14 59 (0.99%) Fat Client
14 59 (0.99%) Thin Client
15 58 (0.97%) Mainframe
16 57 (0.95%) User Experience
17 48 (0.80%) Enterprise Software
18 44 (0.74%) Client/Server
19 29 (0.49%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 2339 (39.13%) Windows
2 734 (12.28%) Windows Server 2008
3 720 (12.05%) Linux
4 599 (10.02%) Windows 7
5 470 (7.86%) Windows Server 2003
6 467 (7.81%) Windows Server 2012
7 416 (6.96%) UNIX
8 321 (5.37%) Windows XP
9 308 (5.15%) Windows 8
10 153 (2.56%) Solaris
11 119 (1.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 98 (1.64%) Windows Vista
13 80 (1.34%) Android
14 69 (1.15%) Mac OS X
15 43 (0.72%) Windows 2000 Server
16 41 (0.69%) Debian
17 40 (0.67%) CentOS
18 39 (0.65%) AIX
19 38 (0.64%) Windows 2000
20 37 (0.62%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2435 (40.74%) ITIL
2 1238 (20.71%) Service Delivery
3 863 (14.44%) Service Management
4 655 (10.96%) Incident Management
5 616 (10.31%) Change Management
6 534 (8.93%) Problem Management
7 458 (7.66%) Project Management
8 391 (6.54%) Mentoring
9 360 (6.02%) Root Cause Analysis
10 305 (5.10%) Continuous Improvement
11 264 (4.42%) Agile Software Development
12 253 (4.23%) CRM
13 244 (4.08%) Disaster Recovery
14 239 (4.00%) Line Management
15 221 (3.70%) Time Management
16 211 (3.53%) PRINCE2
17 205 (3.43%) Change Control
18 204 (3.41%) Stakeholder Management
19 199 (3.33%) Configuration Management
20 195 (3.26%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 978 (16.36%) SQL
2 246 (4.12%) Java
3 191 (3.20%) PowerShell
4 140 (2.34%) C#
5 113 (1.89%) PL/SQL
6 106 (1.77%) T-SQL
6 106 (1.77%) JavaScript
7 95 (1.59%) C
8 87 (1.46%) Perl
9 81 (1.36%) Shell Script
10 58 (0.97%) PHP
11 51 (0.85%) VBScript
12 50 (0.84%) Bash Shell
13 43 (0.72%) VB.NET
14 41 (0.69%) Python
15 33 (0.55%) VB
16 28 (0.47%) JCL
17 27 (0.45%) COBOL
17 27 (0.45%) VBA
18 22 (0.37%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 618 (10.34%) Cisco Certification
2 575 (9.62%) Degree
3 529 (8.85%) Microsoft Certification
4 482 (8.06%) CCNA
5 403 (6.74%) Security Cleared
6 375 (6.27%) ITIL Certification
7 315 (5.27%) MCSE
8 314 (5.25%) SC Cleared
9 256 (4.28%) CCNP
10 239 (4.00%) MCP
11 173 (2.89%) MCSA
12 115 (1.92%) MCITP
12 115 (1.92%) DV Cleared
13 112 (1.87%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 68 (1.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 63 (1.05%) HND
16 62 (1.04%) A+ Certification
17 57 (0.95%) MCTS
18 41 (0.69%) CCIE
19 35 (0.59%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 127 (2.12%) QA
2 103 (1.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 87 (1.46%) ISO 9001
4 45 (0.75%) PCI DSS
5 36 (0.60%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 15 (0.25%) COBIT
7 13 (0.22%) JSP 440
8 9 (0.15%) ISO 9000
9 7 (0.12%) HL7
10 5 (0.084%) HIPAA
10 5 (0.084%) ISO 14001
11 4 (0.067%) 21 CFR Part 11
11 4 (0.067%) GMP
11 4 (0.067%) ISO/IEC 20000
12 3 (0.050%) Data Quality
12 3 (0.050%) DICOM
13 1 (0.017%) PMBOK
13 1 (0.017%) BS7799
System Software
1 1391 (23.27%) Active Directory
2 700 (11.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 300 (5.02%) Hyper-V
4 191 (3.20%) vSphere
5 190 (3.18%) XenApp
6 120 (2.01%) VMware ESXi
7 106 (1.77%) XenDesktop
8 101 (1.69%) VMware ESX
9 83 (1.39%) Terminal Services
10 67 (1.12%) Oracle RAC
11 43 (0.72%) Microsoft App-V
12 39 (0.65%) XenServer
12 39 (0.65%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 39 (0.65%) NFS
12 39 (0.65%) Firmware
13 25 (0.42%) Samba
14 24 (0.40%) iptables
15 22 (0.37%) vCloud
16 20 (0.33%) Terminal Server
17 19 (0.32%) Xen
Systems Management
1 253 (4.23%) SCCM
2 141 (2.36%) SCOM
3 80 (1.34%) Nagios
4 69 (1.15%) Backup Exec
5 62 (1.04%) Norton AntiVirus
5 62 (1.04%) NetBackup
6 59 (0.99%) Opsview
7 46 (0.77%) Puppet
8 37 (0.62%) HP Data Protector
9 33 (0.55%) OpenView
10 31 (0.52%) Cisco Prime
11 29 (0.49%) WSUS
11 29 (0.49%) HP SIM
12 28 (0.47%) Cisco CUCM
13 27 (0.45%) Cisco LMS
14 26 (0.44%) Tivoli
14 26 (0.44%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
14 26 (0.44%) vMotion
15 25 (0.42%) ServiceCenter
16 24 (0.40%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 1877 (31.40%) Microsoft
2 1092 (18.27%) Cisco
3 1060 (17.73%) VMware
4 687 (11.49%) Citrix
5 497 (8.32%) Oracle
6 459 (7.68%) HP
7 223 (3.73%) Juniper
8 185 (3.10%) CheckPoint
9 183 (3.06%) Symantec
10 181 (3.03%) NetApp
11 175 (2.93%) Remedy
12 166 (2.78%) Dell
12 166 (2.78%) F5
13 135 (2.26%) SAP
14 116 (1.94%) Apple
15 115 (1.92%) SolarWinds
16 114 (1.91%) Avaya
17 112 (1.87%) EMC
18 111 (1.86%) IBM
19 106 (1.77%) Red Hat
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Salary: From £23,000 to £27,000 per annum
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