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

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 47 65 50
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -15
Permanent jobs citing SLA 54 45 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 4.08% 3.20% 3.46%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 35.76% 29.61% 54.10%
Number of salaries quoted 30 36 33
Average salary £40,000 £32,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.07% -35.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,450 £22,250 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £52,500 £57,040
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
151 152 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 11.42% 10.80% 6.39%
Number of salaries quoted 108 115 59
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +8.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,100 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £67,500 £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 1 May 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 1 May 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 +15 34 £55,000 -
Basildon +4 3 £22,500 -54.54% 3
Chelmsford -6 3 £35,000 - 1
Harlow - 1 £20,000 -
SLA
East of England

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 44 (40.74%) Windows
2 43 (39.81%) Microsoft
3 34 (31.48%) SQL
4 33 (30.56%) ITIL
4 33 (30.56%) Active Directory
5 31 (28.70%) Finance
5 31 (28.70%) VMware
5 31 (28.70%) VMware Infrastructure
6 29 (26.85%) Citrix
7 28 (25.93%) SolarWinds
8 27 (25.00%) DNS
8 27 (25.00%) DHCP
8 27 (25.00%) Change Management
9 24 (22.22%) Time Management
10 23 (21.30%) Change Control
11 22 (20.37%) LDAP
12 20 (18.52%) Disaster Recovery
12 20 (18.52%) Agile Software Development
13 19 (17.59%) CMDB
13 19 (17.59%) Cisco
14 14 (12.96%) Service Delivery
15 13 (12.04%) Business Intelligence
15 13 (12.04%) SAN
15 13 (12.04%) CRM
15 13 (12.04%) Linux
15 13 (12.04%) Analytical Skills
16 12 (11.11%) SQL Server
17 11 (10.19%) MS Office
17 11 (10.19%) MS Excel
17 11 (10.19%) SharePoint

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 11 (10.19%) SharePoint
2 8 (7.41%) MS Exchange
3 7 (6.48%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2013
4 4 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2003
4 4 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (2.78%) IIS
6 2 (1.85%) Lync
7 1 (0.93%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 11 (10.19%) MS Office
1 11 (10.19%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.70%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (1.85%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (3.70%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (2.78%) SAP CRM
3 2 (1.85%) SAP SD
4 1 (0.93%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.93%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.93%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 27 (25.00%) DNS
1 27 (25.00%) DHCP
2 22 (20.37%) LDAP
3 13 (12.04%) SAN
4 10 (9.26%) Firewall
5 9 (8.33%) H.323
6 8 (7.41%) FWSM
7 7 (6.48%) Cisco Nexus
7 7 (6.48%) Cisco IOS
7 7 (6.48%) Cisco PIX
8 6 (5.56%) OSPF
9 5 (4.63%) BGP
10 2 (1.85%) Unified Communications
10 2 (1.85%) NAS
10 2 (1.85%) Wireless
10 2 (1.85%) TCP/IP
11 1 (0.93%) VPN
11 1 (0.93%) SSL
11 1 (0.93%) ADSL
11 1 (0.93%) ISDN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 10 (9.26%) SQL Server 2005
2 10 (9.26%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (6.48%) PerformancePoint
3 7 (6.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 7 (6.48%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 7 (6.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 7 (6.48%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (1.85%) SAP BI
4 2 (1.85%) MySQL
5 1 (0.93%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.93%) QlikView
5 1 (0.93%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (0.93%) JIRA
General
1 31 (28.70%) Finance
2 5 (4.63%) Automotive
3 3 (2.78%) Law
3 3 (2.78%) Billing
4 2 (1.85%) Banking
4 2 (1.85%) Legal
4 2 (1.85%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.93%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 22 (20.37%) Analyst
2 13 (12.04%) Business Analyst
3 11 (10.19%) Developer
4 10 (9.26%) .NET Software Developer
4 10 (9.26%) Software Developer
4 10 (9.26%) .NET Developer
5 9 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support
5 9 (8.33%) Network Engineer
6 8 (7.41%) Support Manager
6 8 (7.41%) Production Manager
6 8 (7.41%) Senior Manager
7 7 (6.48%) Operations Manager
7 7 (6.48%) Network Specialist
7 7 (6.48%) Business Intelligence Analyst
8 6 (5.56%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
8 6 (5.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 5 (4.63%) Desktop Support
9 5 (4.63%) Server Support
9 5 (4.63%) 2nd Line Support
10 4 (3.70%) Business Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (9.26%) WPF
1 10 (9.26%) LINQ
1 10 (9.26%) ASP.NET MVC
1 10 (9.26%) WinForms
1 10 (9.26%) ASP.NET
1 10 (9.26%) .NET
2 1 (0.93%) XML
2 1 (0.93%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 19 (17.59%) CMDB
2 13 (12.04%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (9.26%) Client/Server
4 9 (8.33%) AS400
5 7 (6.48%) Data Extraction
6 5 (4.63%) Video Conferencing
7 4 (3.70%) Blackberry
8 3 (2.78%) EPoS
8 3 (2.78%) Chip and PIN
8 3 (2.78%) Thin Client
8 3 (2.78%) Smartphone
8 3 (2.78%) Fat Client
8 3 (2.78%) Mobile Computing
9 2 (1.85%) Life Science
9 2 (1.85%) Clustering
10 1 (0.93%) Replication
10 1 (0.93%) Statistics
10 1 (0.93%) Mathematics
10 1 (0.93%) iSeries
10 1 (0.93%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 44 (40.74%) Windows
2 13 (12.04%) Linux
3 10 (9.26%) Windows Server 2003
4 8 (7.41%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (6.48%) Windows 7
6 5 (4.63%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (2.78%) Debian
7 3 (2.78%) Android
7 3 (2.78%) Apple iOS
8 2 (1.85%) Windows 8
8 2 (1.85%) CentOS
8 2 (1.85%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.93%) UNIX
9 1 (0.93%) Windows 2000
9 1 (0.93%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (30.56%) ITIL
2 27 (25.00%) Change Management
3 24 (22.22%) Time Management
4 23 (21.30%) Change Control
5 20 (18.52%) Disaster Recovery
5 20 (18.52%) Agile Software Development
6 14 (12.96%) Service Delivery
7 13 (12.04%) Business Intelligence
7 13 (12.04%) CRM
8 11 (10.19%) Problem Management
8 11 (10.19%) Data Analysis
9 10 (9.26%) MVC
9 10 (9.26%) E-Commerce
10 9 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
10 9 (8.33%) Network Monitoring
10 9 (8.33%) Incident Management
11 8 (7.41%) Waterfall
12 7 (6.48%) ETL
12 7 (6.48%) Dimensional Modelling
13 5 (4.63%) Operations Management
Programming Languages
1 34 (31.48%) SQL
2 10 (9.26%) JavaScript
2 10 (9.26%) VB.NET
2 10 (9.26%) C#
3 8 (7.41%) COBOL
4 3 (2.78%) C
5 1 (0.93%) Python
5 1 (0.93%) C++
5 1 (0.93%) Perl
5 1 (0.93%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 8 (7.41%) Cisco Certification
1 8 (7.41%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (5.56%) CCNA
3 5 (4.63%) ITIL Certification
4 4 (3.70%) MCSE
5 3 (2.78%) SC Cleared
5 3 (2.78%) Security Cleared
6 2 (1.85%) A+ Certification
6 2 (1.85%) CCIE
6 2 (1.85%) CCNP
6 2 (1.85%) MCSA
7 1 (0.93%) MCP
7 1 (0.93%) MCITP
7 1 (0.93%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.85%) QA
System Software
1 33 (30.56%) Active Directory
2 31 (28.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (3.70%) XenApp
3 4 (3.70%) Terminal Services
4 3 (2.78%) VMware ESX
4 3 (2.78%) XenServer
4 3 (2.78%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (1.85%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.93%) vSphere
6 1 (0.93%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (2.78%) Backup Exec
2 2 (1.85%) Cisco UCCE
3 1 (0.93%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 43 (39.81%) Microsoft
2 31 (28.70%) VMware
3 29 (26.85%) Citrix
4 28 (25.93%) SolarWinds
5 19 (17.59%) Cisco
6 10 (9.26%) SAP
7 7 (6.48%) Juniper
8 6 (5.56%) HP
9 4 (3.70%) Apple
9 4 (3.70%) Siebel
10 3 (2.78%) Dell
10 3 (2.78%) Symantec
11 2 (1.85%) 3PAR
11 2 (1.85%) Brocade
11 2 (1.85%) SonicWALL
11 2 (1.85%) Polycom
11 2 (1.85%) Oracle
12 1 (0.93%) IBM
12 1 (0.93%) Salesforce.com
12 1 (0.93%) BT
Essex
IFDS
Posted: 2 days ago
Chelmsford, Essex
Clear Edge Consulting
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Basildon, Essex
SCC
Salary: £22,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Colchester
Venturi
Salary: £20000 - £220000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Basildon
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 23 days ago
Basildon
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £22500 per annum
Posted: 25 days ago