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

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 42 60 50
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -10
Permanent jobs citing SLA 54 23 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 4.28% 2.09% 4.26%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 45.76% 19.66% 34.07%
Number of salaries quoted 30 19 32
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -22.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,875 £26,300 £27,300
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £42,200 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -9.72%
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
118 117 135
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 9.36% 10.61% 12.50%
Number of salaries quoted 62 94 89
Average salary £37,500 £50,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.00% +17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,500 £65,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 31 August 2015.

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 31 August 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
Brentwood +14 22 - - 1
Basildon -5 5 £30,000 -33.33% 1
Chelmsford -14 3 £43,500 +35.93%
Colchester +1 2 £32,000 +20.75%
Harlow -7 1 £140,000 +245.67%
SLA
East of England

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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 45 (44.12%) Windows
2 41 (40.20%) ITIL
3 38 (37.25%) DHCP
3 38 (37.25%) DNS
3 38 (37.25%) Active Directory
3 38 (37.25%) VMware
4 36 (35.29%) VMware Infrastructure
5 35 (34.31%) Change Management
5 35 (34.31%) Citrix
6 34 (33.33%) Microsoft
7 32 (31.37%) SolarWinds
8 29 (28.43%) LDAP
9 27 (26.47%) Disaster Recovery
9 27 (26.47%) CMDB
9 27 (26.47%) Security Patching
10 26 (25.49%) SQL
11 23 (22.55%) Finance
12 20 (19.61%) Agile Software Development
13 18 (17.65%) Change Control
14 17 (16.67%) Time Management
15 15 (14.71%) Incident Management
16 14 (13.73%) Analytical Skills
17 10 (9.80%) Cisco
18 9 (8.82%) VB.NET
18 9 (8.82%) COBOL
18 9 (8.82%) JavaScript
18 9 (8.82%) .NET
18 9 (8.82%) MS Office
18 9 (8.82%) ASP.NET
18 9 (8.82%) CRM

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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 4 (3.92%) MS Exchange
2 3 (2.94%) SharePoint
2 3 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (1.96%) IIS
4 1 (0.98%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (0.98%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 9 (8.82%) MS Office
2 8 (7.84%) MS Excel
3 3 (2.94%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.96%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (5.88%) SAP CRM
2 1 (0.98%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.98%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.98%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 38 (37.25%) DHCP
1 38 (37.25%) DNS
2 29 (28.43%) LDAP
3 6 (5.88%) SAN
3 6 (5.88%) Firewall
4 5 (4.90%) H.323
5 4 (3.92%) Unified Communications
5 4 (3.92%) Wireless
6 3 (2.94%) SSL
6 3 (2.94%) TCP/IP
6 3 (2.94%) FWSM
6 3 (2.94%) OSPF
7 2 (1.96%) BGP
7 2 (1.96%) NAS
7 2 (1.96%) Cisco IOS
7 2 (1.96%) Cisco PIX
7 2 (1.96%) Cisco Nexus
8 1 (0.98%) Radio Access Network
8 1 (0.98%) iSCSI
8 1 (0.98%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (4.90%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.96%) SAP BI
2 2 (1.96%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (1.96%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.98%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (0.98%) MySQL
General
1 23 (22.55%) Finance
2 5 (4.90%) Billing
3 3 (2.94%) Banking
4 2 (1.96%) Publishing
5 1 (0.98%) Back Office
5 1 (0.98%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.98%) Law
5 1 (0.98%) Legal
5 1 (0.98%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 15 (14.71%) Analyst
2 14 (13.73%) 3rd Line Support
3 10 (9.80%) Server Support
4 9 (8.82%) Developer
4 9 (8.82%) Senior Manager
4 9 (8.82%) Software Developer
4 9 (8.82%) .NET Developer
4 9 (8.82%) Support Manager
4 9 (8.82%) Production Manager
4 9 (8.82%) .NET Software Developer
5 7 (6.86%) Team Leader
5 7 (6.86%) Support Analyst
6 6 (5.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 6 (5.88%) Help Desk Support
6 6 (5.88%) Field Engineer
6 6 (5.88%) SAP Analyst
7 5 (4.90%) Help Desk Team Lead
7 5 (4.90%) CRM Analyst
7 5 (4.90%) Support Engineer
7 5 (4.90%) Support Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (8.82%) .NET
1 9 (8.82%) ASP.NET
1 9 (8.82%) LINQ
1 9 (8.82%) ASP.NET MVC
2 8 (7.84%) WinForms
2 8 (7.84%) WPF
3 2 (1.96%) .NET Framework
3 2 (1.96%) CSS
3 2 (1.96%) Entity Framework
4 1 (0.98%) HTML5
4 1 (0.98%) jQuery
4 1 (0.98%) XML
4 1 (0.98%) XML Messaging
4 1 (0.98%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 27 (26.47%) CMDB
2 14 (13.73%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (8.82%) Client/Server
3 9 (8.82%) AS400
4 4 (3.92%) Video Conferencing
5 2 (1.96%) EPoS
5 2 (1.96%) Chip and PIN
6 1 (0.98%) Thin Client
6 1 (0.98%) Blackberry
6 1 (0.98%) Replication
6 1 (0.98%) Statistics
6 1 (0.98%) Life Science
6 1 (0.98%) iPhone
6 1 (0.98%) iPad
6 1 (0.98%) Fat Client
6 1 (0.98%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (0.98%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 45 (44.12%) Windows
2 9 (8.82%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (6.86%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (3.92%) Linux
4 4 (3.92%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (1.96%) Debian
5 2 (1.96%) Windows 7
5 2 (1.96%) Windows 8
6 1 (0.98%) Mac OS
6 1 (0.98%) Windows Vista
6 1 (0.98%) Windows XP
6 1 (0.98%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (40.20%) ITIL
2 35 (34.31%) Change Management
3 27 (26.47%) Disaster Recovery
3 27 (26.47%) Security Patching
4 20 (19.61%) Agile Software Development
5 18 (17.65%) Change Control
6 17 (16.67%) Time Management
7 15 (14.71%) Incident Management
8 9 (8.82%) CRM
8 9 (8.82%) E-Commerce
8 9 (8.82%) MVC
8 9 (8.82%) Waterfall
9 7 (6.86%) Network Monitoring
10 6 (5.88%) Service Delivery
10 6 (5.88%) Mentoring
11 4 (3.92%) Network Management
11 4 (3.92%) Information Security
11 4 (3.92%) GAP Analysis
12 3 (2.94%) ITSM
12 3 (2.94%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 26 (25.49%) SQL
2 9 (8.82%) VB.NET
2 9 (8.82%) COBOL
2 9 (8.82%) JavaScript
3 7 (6.86%) C#
4 4 (3.92%) ABAP
5 2 (1.96%) VBA
6 1 (0.98%) PowerShell
6 1 (0.98%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (3.92%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (2.94%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (2.94%) CCNA
3 2 (1.96%) MCSE
4 1 (0.98%) MCSA
4 1 (0.98%) CCIE
4 1 (0.98%) CCNP
4 1 (0.98%) MOS
4 1 (0.98%) Degree
4 1 (0.98%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.98%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 38 (37.25%) Active Directory
2 36 (35.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (3.92%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (2.94%) vSphere
4 3 (2.94%) Terminal Services
5 2 (1.96%) VMware ESX
5 2 (1.96%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 3 (2.94%) Cisco UCCE
2 2 (1.96%) Backup Exec
2 2 (1.96%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (0.98%) Netcool
3 1 (0.98%) SCCM
3 1 (0.98%) NSN NetAct
3 1 (0.98%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 38 (37.25%) VMware
2 35 (34.31%) Citrix
3 34 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 32 (31.37%) SolarWinds
5 10 (9.80%) Cisco
6 8 (7.84%) SAP
7 6 (5.88%) Symantec
8 5 (4.90%) Juniper
9 4 (3.92%) HP
10 3 (2.94%) Aruba
10 3 (2.94%) Polycom
10 3 (2.94%) ServiceNow
11 2 (1.96%) ArcSight
11 2 (1.96%) LogLogic
11 2 (1.96%) McAfee
11 2 (1.96%) Salesforce.com
11 2 (1.96%) Blue Coat
11 2 (1.96%) Fortinet
12 1 (0.98%) Fujitsu
12 1 (0.98%) SonicWALL
Brentwood, Essex
Hudson IT
Salary: benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Billericay, Essex
Swan Housing
Salary: £45,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Basildon
Xchanging UK Ltd
Salary: Comp+bens+bonus
Posted: 19 days ago