The table below looks at the statistics for SLA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SLA over the 3 months to 23 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 45 44 54
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +10
Permanent jobs citing SLA 38 67 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 4.04% 5.69% 3.76%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 35.19% 39.64% 36.36%
Number of salaries quoted 18 34 24
Median salary £43,750 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.77% -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,450 £17,500 £24,450
10% offered a salary of more than £55,750 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £31,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-10.00% -

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
108 169 132
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 11.48% 14.35% 10.34%
Number of salaries quoted 72 98 85
Median salary £43,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-14.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,980 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £110,000 £55,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.68% +3.52%

SLA
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

The demand trend of job ads across the Essex region citing SLA as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 23 February 2017.

SLA Salary Histogram in Essex

SLA
Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SLA within the Essex region over the 3 months to 23 February 2017. 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 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
Brentwood +14 10 - -
Chelmsford -9 6 £25,750 -
Colchester +9 4 £40,000 -1.23%
Harlow - 3 £35,000 -
Thurrock - 2 £57,500 -
Basildon +4 1 £60,000 +65.51%
SLA
East of England

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 23 February 2017, 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 Essex region with a requirement for SLA.

1 26 (36.62%) Finance
2 25 (35.21%) ITIL
3 21 (29.58%) Microsoft
4 19 (26.76%) MS Office
5 15 (21.13%) Incident Management
6 14 (19.72%) Problem Management
6 14 (19.72%) SQL
7 13 (18.31%) Change Management
8 12 (16.90%) SAP
9 11 (15.49%) SQL Server
9 11 (15.49%) Project Management
10 10 (14.08%) SAP FI
10 10 (14.08%) SAP FI/CO
10 10 (14.08%) SAP CO
11 9 (12.68%) Service Management
11 9 (12.68%) Windows
12 8 (11.27%) CRM
12 8 (11.27%) Service Delivery
12 8 (11.27%) Management Information System
12 8 (11.27%) Regulatory Compliance
13 7 (9.86%) Windows Server 2012
13 7 (9.86%) Time Management
13 7 (9.86%) Continuous Improvement
14 6 (8.45%) Regression Testing
14 6 (8.45%) Citrix
14 6 (8.45%) Data Protection
14 6 (8.45%) Release Management
14 6 (8.45%) User Acceptance Testing
15 5 (7.04%) ITIL V3
15 5 (7.04%) Office 365

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in Essex 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 5 (7.04%) SharePoint
2 4 (5.63%) MS Exchange
3 2 (2.82%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (2.82%) IIS
3 2 (2.82%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (2.82%) Skype for Business
4 1 (1.41%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 19 (26.76%) MS Office
2 5 (7.04%) MS Excel
3 4 (5.63%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (2.82%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 10 (14.08%) SAP CO
1 10 (14.08%) SAP FI
1 10 (14.08%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.04%) Office 365
2 3 (4.23%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.82%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.04%) Firewall
1 5 (7.04%) SAN
2 4 (5.63%) Internet
3 3 (4.23%) BGP
3 3 (4.23%) Cisco Nexus
3 3 (4.23%) OSPF
4 2 (2.82%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (2.82%) Cisco IOS
4 2 (2.82%) Skype
4 2 (2.82%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (1.41%) DSL
5 1 (1.41%) EIGRP
5 1 (1.41%) Ethernet
5 1 (1.41%) Frame Relay
5 1 (1.41%) IPsec
5 1 (1.41%) MPLS
5 1 (1.41%) PPP
5 1 (1.41%) SS7
5 1 (1.41%) VPN
5 1 (1.41%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (15.49%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.63%) Oracle Database
2 4 (5.63%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (4.23%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (4.23%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.41%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.41%) DTS
4 1 (1.41%) ProClarity
4 1 (1.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (1.41%) JIRA
General
1 26 (36.62%) Finance
2 5 (7.04%) Publishing
2 5 (7.04%) Telecoms
3 3 (4.23%) French Language
3 3 (4.23%) German Language
4 2 (2.82%) Legal
5 1 (1.41%) Law
Job Titles
1 15 (21.13%) Analyst
2 13 (18.31%) IT Manager
3 12 (16.90%) Support Analyst
4 10 (14.08%) SAP Support
4 10 (14.08%) Service Manager
5 9 (12.68%) Administrator
6 7 (9.86%) Delivery Manager
6 7 (9.86%) Systems Manager
7 6 (8.45%) Business Manager
7 6 (8.45%) Business Systems Manager
7 6 (8.45%) DBA
7 6 (8.45%) SAP Analyst
7 6 (8.45%) SAP CO Support
7 6 (8.45%) SAP FI Analyst
7 6 (8.45%) SAP FI/CO Support
7 6 (8.45%) SAP Support Analyst
8 5 (7.04%) Consultant
9 4 (5.63%) Applications Support
9 4 (5.63%) Services Delivery Manager
9 4 (5.63%) Support Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.23%) .NET
2 2 (2.82%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 8 (11.27%) Management Information System
2 5 (7.04%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (5.63%) Data Centre
4 2 (2.82%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.82%) Private Cloud
5 1 (1.41%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.41%) CMDB
5 1 (1.41%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.41%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 9 (12.68%) Windows
2 7 (9.86%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (4.23%) Linux
3 3 (4.23%) Windows Server
3 3 (4.23%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (2.82%) Mac OS
4 2 (2.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.41%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (35.21%) ITIL
2 15 (21.13%) Incident Management
3 14 (19.72%) Problem Management
4 13 (18.31%) Change Management
5 11 (15.49%) Project Management
6 9 (12.68%) Service Management
7 8 (11.27%) CRM
7 8 (11.27%) Regulatory Compliance
7 8 (11.27%) Service Delivery
8 7 (9.86%) Continuous Improvement
8 7 (9.86%) Time Management
9 6 (8.45%) Data Protection
9 6 (8.45%) Regression Testing
9 6 (8.45%) Release Management
9 6 (8.45%) User Acceptance Testing
10 5 (7.04%) ITIL V3
10 5 (7.04%) Process Improvement
10 5 (7.04%) Wealth Management
11 4 (5.63%) Procure-to-Pay
11 4 (5.63%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 14 (19.72%) SQL
2 3 (4.23%) Perl
3 2 (2.82%) AWK
3 2 (2.82%) Bash Shell
3 2 (2.82%) Korn
3 2 (2.82%) Shell Script
4 1 (1.41%) C
4 1 (1.41%) C#
4 1 (1.41%) C++
4 1 (1.41%) Python
4 1 (1.41%) T-SQL
4 1 (1.41%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (5.63%) CCA
1 4 (5.63%) OCA
1 4 (5.63%) OCP
1 4 (5.63%) Oracle Certification
2 2 (2.82%) Degree
2 2 (2.82%) MCDBA
2 2 (2.82%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (2.82%) RHCE
3 1 (1.41%) CCIE
3 1 (1.41%) CCNP
3 1 (1.41%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.41%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (1.41%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (1.41%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.23%) QA
2 2 (2.82%) Data Quality
2 2 (2.82%) ISO 14000
2 2 (2.82%) ISO 9001
3 1 (1.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (5.63%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.41%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (1.41%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (1.41%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.41%) XenApp
2 1 (1.41%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (2.82%) Red Hat Satellite
1 2 (2.82%) Red Hat Spacewalk
2 1 (1.41%) Backup Exec
2 1 (1.41%) SCCM
Vendors
1 21 (29.58%) Microsoft
2 12 (16.90%) SAP
3 6 (8.45%) Citrix
4 4 (5.63%) Oracle
5 3 (4.23%) Cisco
5 3 (4.23%) ServiceNow
6 2 (2.82%) Adobe
6 2 (2.82%) Juniper
6 2 (2.82%) Palo Alto
6 2 (2.82%) Red Hat
6 2 (2.82%) SolarWinds
6 2 (2.82%) Tableau
6 2 (2.82%) VMware
7 1 (1.41%) CheckPoint
7 1 (1.41%) F5
7 1 (1.41%) MicroStrategy
7 1 (1.41%) Symantec
7 1 (1.41%) Thunderhead