The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category for the Essex region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 65 50 78
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +28
Permanent jobs citing SLA 44 32 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 3.11% 3.29% 2.84%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 27.85% 57.14% 38.53%
Number of salaries quoted 34 32 40
Average salary £32,500 £50,000 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-35.00% +100.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,550 £30,000 £23,950
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £53,000 £46,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £36,750 £36,000
% change year-on-year
-11.56% +2.08%
Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Essex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
158 56 109
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 11.17% 5.76% 7.37%
Number of salaries quoted 114 54 86
Average salary £42,500 £42,000 £33,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.19% +24.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £60,000 £57,550
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
SLA
East of England

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 18 April 2014.

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 18 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
Chelmsford -3 11 £22,500 -60.90%
Colchester -2 9 £32,500 +22.64%
Brentwood -15 3 - -
Loughton - 1 - -
SLA
East of England

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 49 (50.52%) Finance
2 46 (47.42%) ITIL
3 41 (42.27%) Microsoft
4 32 (32.99%) SQL
5 29 (29.90%) Problem Management
6 26 (26.80%) Microsoft Certification
7 24 (24.74%) Active Directory
8 23 (23.71%) MS Excel
9 22 (22.68%) MS Exchange
10 19 (19.59%) Windows
11 18 (18.56%) Incident Management
12 17 (17.53%) Change Control
13 15 (15.46%) Service Delivery
14 14 (14.43%) SQL Server
14 14 (14.43%) Citrix
14 14 (14.43%) Business Analysis
15 13 (13.40%) Data Analysis
15 13 (13.40%) Windows 7
15 13 (13.40%) Project Management
16 12 (12.37%) DNS
16 12 (12.37%) CRM
16 12 (12.37%) Windows Server 2008
17 11 (11.34%) ITIL Certification
17 11 (11.34%) MS Access
18 10 (10.31%) Cisco
18 10 (10.31%) Time Management
19 9 (9.28%) Degree
19 9 (9.28%) Firewall
19 9 (9.28%) MS Visio
19 9 (9.28%) MS Office

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 22 (22.68%) MS Exchange
2 5 (5.15%) Exchange Server 2010
2 5 (5.15%) SharePoint
3 4 (4.12%) Tomcat
4 2 (2.06%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (2.06%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (2.06%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (1.03%) Apache
Applications
1 23 (23.71%) MS Excel
2 9 (9.28%) MS Visio
2 9 (9.28%) MS Office
3 4 (4.12%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 8 (8.25%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (5.15%) Dynamics GP
3 3 (3.09%) AWD
4 1 (1.03%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.03%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 12 (12.37%) DNS
2 9 (9.28%) Firewall
3 7 (7.22%) SAN
4 5 (5.15%) LAN
4 5 (5.15%) WAN
5 3 (3.09%) NAS
5 3 (3.09%) DHCP
5 3 (3.09%) Ethernet
5 3 (3.09%) TCP/IP
5 3 (3.09%) VoIP
5 3 (3.09%) ADSL
5 3 (3.09%) LDAP
5 3 (3.09%) MPLS
5 3 (3.09%) Internet
6 2 (2.06%) Wireless
7 1 (1.03%) Unified Communications
7 1 (1.03%) Network Security
7 1 (1.03%) SSL
7 1 (1.03%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (14.43%) SQL Server
2 11 (11.34%) MS Access
3 5 (5.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (5.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (4.12%) Oracle Database 10g
4 4 (4.12%) Oracle Database
4 4 (4.12%) Oracle Database 11g
5 3 (3.09%) MySQL
6 1 (1.03%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.03%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (1.03%) DB2
6 1 (1.03%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (1.03%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 1 (1.03%) Eclipse
General
1 49 (50.52%) Finance
2 5 (5.15%) Retail
3 2 (2.06%) Billing
4 1 (1.03%) Local Government
4 1 (1.03%) Banking
4 1 (1.03%) Marketing
4 1 (1.03%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.03%) Law
Job Titles
1 47 (48.45%) Analyst
2 24 (24.74%) Support Analyst
3 20 (20.62%) Service Analyst
4 10 (10.31%) DBA
4 10 (10.31%) Applications Support
4 10 (10.31%) Administrator
5 9 (9.28%) 2nd Line Support
5 9 (9.28%) Senior Analyst
6 6 (6.19%) Service Manager
6 6 (6.19%) 3rd Line Support
6 6 (6.19%) Network Engineer
6 6 (6.19%) IT Support Analyst
6 6 (6.19%) SQL DBA
6 6 (6.19%) CRM Analyst
6 6 (6.19%) IT Support
6 6 (6.19%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
7 5 (5.15%) Delivery Manager
7 5 (5.15%) Active Directory Support Analyst
7 5 (5.15%) Technical Support
7 5 (5.15%) Services Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.06%) .NET
2 1 (1.03%) Struts2
2 1 (1.03%) ASP.NET
2 1 (1.03%) JSP
2 1 (1.03%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 4 (4.12%) Management Information System
2 3 (3.09%) iSeries
2 3 (3.09%) Smartphone
2 3 (3.09%) Mathematics
3 2 (2.06%) NHS
3 2 (2.06%) Firmware
4 1 (1.03%) Mobile Computing
4 1 (1.03%) Data Extraction
4 1 (1.03%) EPoS
4 1 (1.03%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 19 (19.59%) Windows
2 13 (13.40%) Windows 7
3 12 (12.37%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (6.19%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (6.19%) Windows Vista
4 6 (6.19%) Windows 8
5 5 (5.15%) Linux
6 4 (4.12%) Apple iOS
7 3 (3.09%) Android
7 3 (3.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (2.06%) UNIX
8 2 (2.06%) Windows XP
8 2 (2.06%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (47.42%) ITIL
2 29 (29.90%) Problem Management
3 18 (18.56%) Incident Management
4 17 (17.53%) Change Control
5 15 (15.46%) Service Delivery
6 14 (14.43%) Business Analysis
7 13 (13.40%) Data Analysis
7 13 (13.40%) Project Management
8 12 (12.37%) CRM
9 10 (10.31%) Time Management
10 8 (8.25%) Root Cause Analysis
10 8 (8.25%) Performance Tuning
11 7 (7.22%) Release Management
11 7 (7.22%) Service Management
12 5 (5.15%) Network Monitoring
12 5 (5.15%) Business Intelligence
12 5 (5.15%) Change Management
12 5 (5.15%) Disaster Recovery
13 3 (3.09%) Capacity Management
13 3 (3.09%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 32 (32.99%) SQL
2 3 (3.09%) Bash Shell
2 3 (3.09%) Korn
2 3 (3.09%) Perl
2 3 (3.09%) C
2 3 (3.09%) Shell Script
2 3 (3.09%) AWK
3 2 (2.06%) Java
3 2 (2.06%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.03%) PHP
4 1 (1.03%) PL/SQL
4 1 (1.03%) C#
Qualifications
1 26 (26.80%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (11.34%) ITIL Certification
3 9 (9.28%) Degree
4 6 (6.19%) CCNA
4 6 (6.19%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (5.15%) MCSE
5 5 (5.15%) MCSA
5 5 (5.15%) MCP
6 3 (3.09%) RHCE
7 2 (2.06%) MCDBA
7 2 (2.06%) MCITP
8 1 (1.03%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (1.03%) COBIT
1 1 (1.03%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 24 (24.74%) Active Directory
2 7 (7.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (6.19%) Terminal Services
4 3 (3.09%) vSphere
5 2 (2.06%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 6 (6.19%) Backup Exec
1 6 (6.19%) Norton AntiVirus
1 6 (6.19%) WSUS
2 3 (3.09%) Red Hat Satellite
2 3 (3.09%) Red Hat Spacewalk
2 3 (3.09%) OpenView
2 3 (3.09%) Nagios
Vendors
1 41 (42.27%) Microsoft
2 14 (14.43%) Citrix
3 10 (10.31%) Cisco
4 8 (8.25%) Salesforce.com
4 8 (8.25%) VMware
5 6 (6.19%) McAfee
5 6 (6.19%) Sophos
5 6 (6.19%) Symantec
6 5 (5.15%) Guidewire
6 5 (5.15%) HP
6 5 (5.15%) Oracle
7 3 (3.09%) Kaspersky
7 3 (3.09%) SolarWinds
7 3 (3.09%) Splunk
7 3 (3.09%) LANDesk
7 3 (3.09%) JBoss
7 3 (3.09%) NetApp
7 3 (3.09%) Red Hat
8 2 (2.06%) Juniper
8 2 (2.06%) SonicWALL
Essex
OCS Resourcing
Salary: From £27,000 to £32,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Essex
Sanderson
Salary: £25 - £28 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Essex
DP Connect
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum + Excellent benefits package
Posted: 14 days ago