The table below looks at the statistics for SLA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SLA over the 3 months to 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 40 49 34
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -15
Permanent jobs citing SLA 71 53 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 5.97% 4.16% 5.41%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 43.29% 38.41% 51.43%
Number of salaries quoted 37 28 31
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +35.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,500 £27,050 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
SLA
East of 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 Essex region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Essex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
164 138 105
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 13.78% 10.82% 10.51%
Number of salaries quoted 94 90 58
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £29,000 £24,416
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £72,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+3.52% -

SLA
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SLA across the Essex region as a proportion of the total demand within the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

SLA Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

SLA
Salary Trend in Essex

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

SLA Salary Trend in Essex

SLA
Salary Histogram in Essex

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SLA across the Essex region over the 3 months to 10 February 2016.

SLA Salary Histogram in Essex

SLA
Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SLA within the Essex region over the 3 months to 10 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
Basildon +1 17 £35,500 - 1
Brentwood -15 13 £23,750 -52.50% 2
Chelmsford +12 6 £45,000 +100.00% 1
Colchester -12 5 £47,500 +25.00% 1
Saffron Walden - 1 £60,000 -
Witham - 1 - -
SLA
East of England

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT jobs across the Essex 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 51 (40.80%) Finance
2 44 (35.20%) ITIL
3 26 (20.80%) Time Management
3 26 (20.80%) Change Control
4 22 (17.60%) Change Management
5 20 (16.00%) Incident Management
6 19 (15.20%) Disaster Recovery
7 18 (14.40%) Microsoft
7 18 (14.40%) Active Directory
8 17 (13.60%) SQL
8 17 (13.60%) Windows
8 17 (13.60%) Service Delivery
9 16 (12.80%) SolarWinds
10 15 (12.00%) Cisco
10 15 (12.00%) Fault Analysis
11 14 (11.20%) Analytical Skills
11 14 (11.20%) Cisco Certification
11 14 (11.20%) MS Office
12 12 (9.60%) ITSM
12 12 (9.60%) SharePoint
12 12 (9.60%) IBM
13 11 (8.80%) Juniper
13 11 (8.80%) ServiceNow
13 11 (8.80%) Network Monitoring
14 10 (8.00%) Line Management
14 10 (8.00%) Palo Alto
14 10 (8.00%) Service Management
14 10 (8.00%) Information Security
14 10 (8.00%) Citrix
14 10 (8.00%) Aruba

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT jobs across the Essex 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 12 (9.60%) SharePoint
2 5 (4.00%) MS Exchange
3 4 (3.20%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (2.40%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 2 (1.60%) IIS
6 1 (0.80%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 14 (11.20%) MS Office
2 4 (3.20%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (1.60%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.60%) SAP CO
1 2 (1.60%) SAP FI
1 2 (1.60%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.60%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (7.20%) DHCP
1 9 (7.20%) DNS
1 9 (7.20%) H.323
2 8 (6.40%) Firewall
2 8 (6.40%) TCP/IP
2 8 (6.40%) Unified Communications
3 7 (5.60%) LDAP
3 7 (5.60%) Network Security
3 7 (5.60%) SAN
4 6 (4.80%) IP Telephony
5 5 (4.00%) Internet
5 5 (4.00%) LAN
5 5 (4.00%) WAN
5 5 (4.00%) Wireless
6 4 (3.20%) VPN
7 2 (1.60%) SSL
7 2 (1.60%) VoIP
8 1 (0.80%) BGP
8 1 (0.80%) OSPF
8 1 (0.80%) Softphone
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (5.60%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.80%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 51 (40.80%) Finance
2 4 (3.20%) Banking
2 4 (3.20%) Legal
3 3 (2.40%) Publishing
4 2 (1.60%) Billing
5 1 (0.80%) Law
5 1 (0.80%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.80%) Marketing
5 1 (0.80%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.80%) Retail
5 1 (0.80%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 25 (20.00%) Analyst
2 17 (13.60%) Service Manager
3 16 (12.80%) Support Analyst
4 14 (11.20%) Support Engineer
5 11 (8.80%) Senior Manager
6 10 (8.00%) Service Desk Manager
7 9 (7.20%) Backup Engineer
7 9 (7.20%) IT Support
7 9 (7.20%) Storage Engineer
8 8 (6.40%) Cisco Engineer
8 8 (6.40%) Cisco Voice Engineer
8 8 (6.40%) Senior Cisco Engineer
8 8 (6.40%) Senior Voice Engineer
8 8 (6.40%) Team Leader
8 8 (6.40%) Technical Analyst
8 8 (6.40%) Technical Support
8 8 (6.40%) Technical Support Analyst
8 8 (6.40%) Voice Engineer
9 7 (5.60%) Network Security Engineer
9 7 (5.60%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.20%) XML
1 4 (3.20%) XML Messaging
2 3 (2.40%) .NET
2 3 (2.40%) CSS
3 1 (0.80%) .NET Framework
3 1 (0.80%) ASP.NET
3 1 (0.80%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (0.80%) ASP.NET MVC 5
3 1 (0.80%) Entity Framework
3 1 (0.80%) HTML
3 1 (0.80%) HTML5
3 1 (0.80%) jQuery
3 1 (0.80%) LINQ
3 1 (0.80%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 14 (11.20%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (7.20%) AS400
2 9 (7.20%) Replication
3 8 (6.40%) Data Centre
3 8 (6.40%) Video Conferencing
4 7 (5.60%) CMDB
5 6 (4.80%) Client/Server
5 6 (4.80%) iSeries
5 6 (4.80%) Performance Metrics
6 5 (4.00%) Computer Science
7 4 (3.20%) Data Integration
8 3 (2.40%) CESG
8 3 (2.40%) IBM XIV
9 1 (0.80%) iPad
9 1 (0.80%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 17 (13.60%) Windows
2 9 (7.20%) Data ONTAP
2 9 (7.20%) Unix
2 9 (7.20%) Windows 7
3 6 (4.80%) Windows 8
3 6 (4.80%) Windows Server
4 5 (4.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (2.40%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (1.60%) Mac OS
6 2 (1.60%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.80%) CatOS
7 1 (0.80%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (35.20%) ITIL
2 26 (20.80%) Change Control
2 26 (20.80%) Time Management
3 22 (17.60%) Change Management
4 20 (16.00%) Incident Management
5 19 (15.20%) Disaster Recovery
6 17 (13.60%) Service Delivery
7 15 (12.00%) Fault Analysis
8 12 (9.60%) ITSM
9 11 (8.80%) Network Monitoring
10 10 (8.00%) Continuous Improvement
10 10 (8.00%) Information Security
10 10 (8.00%) Line Management
10 10 (8.00%) Problem Management
10 10 (8.00%) Service Management
11 9 (7.20%) Capacity Management
11 9 (7.20%) Mentoring
11 9 (7.20%) Patch Management
11 9 (7.20%) Vulnerability Assessment
12 8 (6.40%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 17 (13.60%) SQL
2 6 (4.80%) COBOL
3 3 (2.40%) PowerShell
3 3 (2.40%) Shell Script
3 3 (2.40%) VB
4 2 (1.60%) T-SQL
4 2 (1.60%) VBA
5 1 (0.80%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.80%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 14 (11.20%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (7.20%) CCNP
2 9 (7.20%) IBM Certification
2 9 (7.20%) NCDA
3 8 (6.40%) CCNP Voice
4 6 (4.80%) CCNA
4 6 (4.80%) CCVP
4 6 (4.80%) Degree
4 6 (4.80%) MCSE
4 6 (4.80%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (3.20%) HND
6 3 (2.40%) CISM
6 3 (2.40%) CISSP
6 3 (2.40%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (2.40%) MCP
7 1 (0.80%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 18 (14.40%) Active Directory
2 8 (6.40%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (4.80%) Firmware
4 3 (2.40%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.80%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 9 (7.20%) NetBackup
1 9 (7.20%) SnapMirror
1 9 (7.20%) Tivoli
1 9 (7.20%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 8 (6.40%) Cisco UCCE
3 5 (4.00%) SCCM
4 3 (2.40%) Juniper STRM
4 3 (2.40%) McAfee ePO
4 3 (2.40%) QRadar
5 2 (1.60%) Cisco CUCM
6 1 (0.80%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.80%) SCOM
Vendors
1 18 (14.40%) Microsoft
2 16 (12.80%) SolarWinds
3 15 (12.00%) Cisco
4 12 (9.60%) IBM
5 11 (8.80%) Juniper
5 11 (8.80%) ServiceNow
6 10 (8.00%) Aruba
6 10 (8.00%) Citrix
6 10 (8.00%) Palo Alto
7 9 (7.20%) Brocade
7 9 (7.20%) NetApp
7 9 (7.20%) VMware
8 8 (6.40%) Infoblox
8 8 (6.40%) Polycom
8 8 (6.40%) Verint
8 8 (6.40%) Zeacom
9 7 (5.60%) Blue Coat
10 5 (4.00%) Progress
10 5 (4.00%) Vyatta
11 4 (3.20%) Symantec
Brentwood, Essex
IFDS
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Essex
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Excellent base salary, plus on-call, bonus and benefits package
Posted: 4 days ago
Basildon
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £25000.00 - £33000.00 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Colchester
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £26000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
Chelmsford
Capita plc
Salary: £19000.00 - £21000.00 per annum
Posted: 26 days ago