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 9 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 66 50 61
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +11
Permanent jobs citing SLA 31 63 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 2.96% 4.57% 3.54%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 23.13% 33.33% 29.88%
Number of salaries quoted 14 35 27
Median salary £40,000 £43,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-8.04% -3.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £22,600 £22,300
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £34,000 £36,500 £33,000
% change year-on-year
-6.84% +10.60%
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
134 189 164
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 12.79% 13.70% 11.84%
Number of salaries quoted 69 116 109
Median salary £47,500 £46,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.26% +2.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,000 £29,600
10% offered a salary of more than £87,500 £72,500 £60,750
UK excluding London median salary £43,500 £44,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year
-1.13% +6.02%

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 9 December 2016.

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 9 December 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +7 15 - -
Chelmsford -5 4 £50,000 +73.91%
Colchester +1 1 - -
SLA
East of England

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 9 December 2016, 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 40 (57.97%) Finance
2 30 (43.48%) SQL
3 27 (39.13%) ITIL
4 21 (30.43%) SQL Server
5 18 (26.09%) Change Management
6 17 (24.64%) SQL Server 2005
6 17 (24.64%) SQL Server 2008
7 16 (23.19%) Windows
7 16 (23.19%) Business Intelligence
8 15 (21.74%) SharePoint
8 15 (21.74%) T-SQL
8 15 (21.74%) VB
8 15 (21.74%) .NET
8 15 (21.74%) C#
8 15 (21.74%) DTS
8 15 (21.74%) MicroStrategy
8 15 (21.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 15 (21.74%) ProClarity
9 10 (14.49%) Internet
9 10 (14.49%) Problem Management
10 9 (13.04%) Windows Server
10 9 (13.04%) Regulatory Compliance
10 9 (13.04%) Incident Management
11 8 (11.59%) Workflow
11 8 (11.59%) Service Management
11 8 (11.59%) Service Delivery
11 8 (11.59%) Active Directory
11 8 (11.59%) Time Management
12 7 (10.14%) SAP
12 7 (10.14%) Cisco

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 15 (21.74%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.45%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (1.45%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (5.80%) MS Office
2 2 (2.90%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 6 (8.70%) SAP CO
1 6 (8.70%) SAP FI
1 6 (8.70%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.45%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (14.49%) Internet
2 5 (7.25%) Cisco IOS
2 5 (7.25%) Firewall
3 3 (4.35%) BGP
3 3 (4.35%) Cisco Nexus
3 3 (4.35%) OSPF
3 3 (4.35%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (2.90%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (2.90%) LAN
4 2 (2.90%) SAN
4 2 (2.90%) WAN
5 1 (1.45%) Cisco PIX
5 1 (1.45%) DNS
5 1 (1.45%) Ethernet
5 1 (1.45%) FabricPath
5 1 (1.45%) FWSM
5 1 (1.45%) NetScaler
5 1 (1.45%) SS7
5 1 (1.45%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (30.43%) SQL Server
2 17 (24.64%) SQL Server 2005
2 17 (24.64%) SQL Server 2008
3 15 (21.74%) DTS
3 15 (21.74%) ProClarity
3 15 (21.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (8.70%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (5.80%) Oracle Database
6 2 (2.90%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (2.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 1 (1.45%) JIRA
General
1 40 (57.97%) Finance
2 2 (2.90%) Banking
3 1 (1.45%) French Language
3 1 (1.45%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 30 (43.48%) Analyst
2 26 (37.68%) Support Analyst
3 15 (21.74%) Applications Support
4 9 (13.04%) Business Support Analyst
4 9 (13.04%) SQL Analyst
4 9 (13.04%) SQL Server Analyst
4 9 (13.04%) SQL Support Analyst
4 9 (13.04%) SSIS Analyst
5 8 (11.59%) Administrator
6 7 (10.14%) 2nd Line Support
6 7 (10.14%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
6 7 (10.14%) Applications Support Analyst
6 7 (10.14%) Business Intelligence Analyst
6 7 (10.14%) Business Intelligence Support Analyst
7 6 (8.70%) Business Intelligence Manager
7 6 (8.70%) Data Warehouse Manager
7 6 (8.70%) SAP Analyst
7 6 (8.70%) SAP CO Support
7 6 (8.70%) SAP FI Analyst
7 6 (8.70%) SAP FI/CO Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (21.74%) .NET
2 2 (2.90%) Flash
3 1 (1.45%) Hibernate
3 1 (1.45%) J2EE
3 1 (1.45%) Spring
3 1 (1.45%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.25%) Management Information System
2 4 (5.80%) CMDB
3 2 (2.90%) Virtual Team
4 1 (1.45%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.45%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.45%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.45%) Driving Licence
4 1 (1.45%) IVR
4 1 (1.45%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 16 (23.19%) Windows
2 9 (13.04%) Windows Server
3 4 (5.80%) Linux
4 3 (4.35%) CatOS
5 2 (2.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (2.90%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.45%) Mac OS
6 1 (1.45%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.45%) Windows 8
6 1 (1.45%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (1.45%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (39.13%) ITIL
2 18 (26.09%) Change Management
3 16 (23.19%) Business Intelligence
4 10 (14.49%) Problem Management
5 9 (13.04%) Incident Management
5 9 (13.04%) Regulatory Compliance
6 8 (11.59%) Service Delivery
6 8 (11.59%) Service Management
6 8 (11.59%) Time Management
6 8 (11.59%) Workflow
7 7 (10.14%) Document Management
8 6 (8.70%) Regression Testing
8 6 (8.70%) Release Management
8 6 (8.70%) User Acceptance Testing
9 5 (7.25%) Change Control
9 5 (7.25%) ITIL V3
10 4 (5.80%) Asset Management
10 4 (5.80%) Disaster Recovery
10 4 (5.80%) Fault Analysis
10 4 (5.80%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 30 (43.48%) SQL
2 15 (21.74%) C#
2 15 (21.74%) T-SQL
2 15 (21.74%) VB
3 3 (4.35%) Perl
4 2 (2.90%) AWK
4 2 (2.90%) Bash Shell
4 2 (2.90%) Korn
4 2 (2.90%) Shell Script
5 1 (1.45%) C
5 1 (1.45%) C++
5 1 (1.45%) Java
5 1 (1.45%) PL/SQL
5 1 (1.45%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (5.80%) OCA
1 4 (5.80%) OCP
1 4 (5.80%) Oracle Certification
2 3 (4.35%) CCNA
2 3 (4.35%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (2.90%) Degree
3 2 (2.90%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (2.90%) MCDBA
3 2 (2.90%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (2.90%) RHCE
4 1 (1.45%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (1.45%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.90%) QA
2 1 (1.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 8 (11.59%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.45%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (1.45%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (1.45%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.45%) XenApp
2 1 (1.45%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (2.90%) Red Hat Satellite
1 2 (2.90%) Red Hat Spacewalk
2 1 (1.45%) Backup Exec
2 1 (1.45%) SCCM
Vendors
1 15 (21.74%) MicroStrategy
2 7 (10.14%) Cisco
2 7 (10.14%) SAP
2 7 (10.14%) Thunderhead
3 5 (7.25%) Oracle
3 5 (7.25%) ServiceNow
4 4 (5.80%) Microsoft
5 3 (4.35%) Juniper
6 2 (2.90%) Adobe
6 2 (2.90%) Citrix
6 2 (2.90%) Palo Alto
6 2 (2.90%) Red Hat
6 2 (2.90%) SolarWinds
6 2 (2.90%) VMware
7 1 (1.45%) Symantec