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 28 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 58 47 57
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +10
Permanent jobs citing SLA 46 52 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 3.29% 4.55% 2.60%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 29.68% 45.22% 44.00%
Number of salaries quoted 26 28 19
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +23.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,250 £27,450 £23,400
10% offered a salary of more than £48,750 £52,500 £63,000
UK excluding London average salary £33,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -
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
155 115 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 11.07% 10.07% 5.90%
Number of salaries quoted 101 71 44
Average salary £47,500 £41,250 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.15% +13.01%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,200 £27,650 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £55,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.23% +1.25%

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 28 November 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 28 November 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
(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 -7 26 £47,500 - 2
Harlow - 6 £45,000 - 1
Chelmsford +6 4 £22,500 -64.70% 1
Colchester +3 3 £38,000 -10.58%
Basildon +7 2 £22,000 -58.09%
Loughton -3 1 £29,000 +5.45% 1
SLA
East of England

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 28 (40.58%) Windows
2 27 (39.13%) Finance
3 19 (27.54%) Cisco
4 14 (20.29%) SolarWinds
4 14 (20.29%) Change Control
5 13 (18.84%) Microsoft
5 13 (18.84%) Active Directory
5 13 (18.84%) Firewall
6 12 (17.39%) H.323
6 12 (17.39%) SQL Server
6 12 (17.39%) MS Office
6 12 (17.39%) Network Monitoring
7 11 (15.94%) Windows 7
7 11 (15.94%) Time Management
7 11 (15.94%) ITIL
7 11 (15.94%) MS Excel
8 10 (14.49%) Service Delivery
8 10 (14.49%) SQL
8 10 (14.49%) Microsoft Certification
8 10 (14.49%) Mentoring
9 9 (13.04%) SAN
9 9 (13.04%) Linux
10 8 (11.59%) Cisco Certification
10 8 (11.59%) Juniper
10 8 (11.59%) FWSM
10 8 (11.59%) Cisco Nexus
10 8 (11.59%) Cisco PIX
10 8 (11.59%) Cisco IOS
10 8 (11.59%) Video Conferencing
11 7 (10.14%) OSPF

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 5 (7.25%) SharePoint
1 5 (7.25%) MS Exchange
2 2 (2.90%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (1.45%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (1.45%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (1.45%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 12 (17.39%) MS Office
2 11 (15.94%) MS Excel
3 3 (4.35%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.45%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (7.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.45%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.45%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (18.84%) Firewall
2 12 (17.39%) H.323
3 9 (13.04%) SAN
4 8 (11.59%) Cisco IOS
4 8 (11.59%) Cisco PIX
4 8 (11.59%) FWSM
4 8 (11.59%) Cisco Nexus
5 7 (10.14%) OSPF
6 5 (7.25%) BGP
6 5 (7.25%) TCP/IP
6 5 (7.25%) VPN
7 3 (4.35%) DNS
7 3 (4.35%) DHCP
8 2 (2.90%) ADSL
8 2 (2.90%) ISDN
8 2 (2.90%) VoIP
8 2 (2.90%) MPLS
8 2 (2.90%) Network Security
8 2 (2.90%) iSCSI
8 2 (2.90%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (17.39%) SQL Server
2 6 (8.70%) MySQL
3 5 (7.25%) Oracle Reports
3 5 (7.25%) QlikView
4 4 (5.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 4 (5.80%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (5.80%) PerformancePoint
4 4 (5.80%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 4 (5.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (5.80%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (5.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 4 (5.80%) JIRA
General
1 27 (39.13%) Finance
2 3 (4.35%) Law
3 2 (2.90%) Billing
3 2 (2.90%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.45%) Local Government
4 1 (1.45%) Automotive
4 1 (1.45%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.45%) Advertising
4 1 (1.45%) Retail
Job Titles
1 18 (26.09%) Analyst
2 11 (15.94%) Network Specialist
3 8 (11.59%) 2nd Line Support
4 6 (8.70%) Support Engineer
4 6 (8.70%) Network Engineer
4 6 (8.70%) Voice Specialist
5 5 (7.25%) QlikView Developer
5 5 (7.25%) Business Analyst
5 5 (7.25%) Desktop Support
5 5 (7.25%) Developer
5 5 (7.25%) Support Analyst
5 5 (7.25%) Administrator
6 4 (5.80%) Test Analyst
6 4 (5.80%) Business Intelligence Analyst
7 2 (2.90%) Security Manager
7 2 (2.90%) Applications Support Analyst
7 2 (2.90%) Storage Administrator
7 2 (2.90%) Security Administrator
7 2 (2.90%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
7 2 (2.90%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 8 (11.59%) Video Conferencing
2 6 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (7.25%) Mathematics
3 5 (7.25%) Life Science
4 4 (5.80%) Fat Client
4 4 (5.80%) Thin Client
4 4 (5.80%) Blackberry
4 4 (5.80%) Smartphone
4 4 (5.80%) Data Extraction
4 4 (5.80%) Mobile Computing
5 1 (1.45%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.45%) Performance Metrics
5 1 (1.45%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.45%) Open Source
5 1 (1.45%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 28 (40.58%) Windows
2 11 (15.94%) Windows 7
3 9 (13.04%) Linux
4 4 (5.80%) Android
4 4 (5.80%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (5.80%) Apple iOS
4 4 (5.80%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (4.35%) UNIX
5 3 (4.35%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (2.90%) Ubuntu
6 2 (2.90%) Windows Vista
6 2 (2.90%) Windows 8
6 2 (2.90%) CentOS
6 2 (2.90%) Windows XP
7 1 (1.45%) Mac OS X
7 1 (1.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (20.29%) Change Control
2 12 (17.39%) Network Monitoring
3 11 (15.94%) Time Management
3 11 (15.94%) ITIL
4 10 (14.49%) Service Delivery
4 10 (14.49%) Mentoring
5 5 (7.25%) Continuous Improvement
5 5 (7.25%) Business Intelligence
5 5 (7.25%) Data Analysis
6 4 (5.80%) Performance Testing
6 4 (5.80%) Change Management
6 4 (5.80%) ETL
6 4 (5.80%) Dimensional Modelling
7 3 (4.35%) Statistical Analysis
8 2 (2.90%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (2.90%) Security Testing
8 2 (2.90%) Problem Management
8 2 (2.90%) User Acceptance Testing
8 2 (2.90%) Service Management
8 2 (2.90%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (14.49%) SQL
2 7 (10.14%) C
3 6 (8.70%) Perl
3 6 (8.70%) Python
4 2 (2.90%) Bash Shell
5 1 (1.45%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 10 (14.49%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (11.59%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (8.70%) CCNA
4 4 (5.80%) MCSA
5 2 (2.90%) A+ Certification
5 2 (2.90%) CCNP
5 2 (2.90%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (1.45%) MCITP
6 1 (1.45%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.45%) MOS
6 1 (1.45%) MCDBA
6 1 (1.45%) MCP
6 1 (1.45%) MCSE
System Software
1 13 (18.84%) Active Directory
2 5 (7.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (4.35%) Hyper-V
3 3 (4.35%) XenApp
3 3 (4.35%) NFS
4 2 (2.90%) XenServer
4 2 (2.90%) vSphere
4 2 (2.90%) VMware ESX
5 1 (1.45%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (1.45%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 6 (8.70%) Cisco UCCE
2 2 (2.90%) SolarWinds Orion
3 1 (1.45%) ZENworks
3 1 (1.45%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (1.45%) Backup Exec
3 1 (1.45%) SCCM
3 1 (1.45%) SCOM
Vendors
1 19 (27.54%) Cisco
2 14 (20.29%) SolarWinds
3 13 (18.84%) Microsoft
4 8 (11.59%) Juniper
5 7 (10.14%) Citrix
6 6 (8.70%) Polycom
6 6 (8.70%) Oracle
6 6 (8.70%) SAP
7 5 (7.25%) VMware
8 4 (5.80%) Red Hat
8 4 (5.80%) Apple
8 4 (5.80%) HP
8 4 (5.80%) Dell
9 2 (2.90%) BT
10 1 (1.45%) Symantec
10 1 (1.45%) SonicWALL
10 1 (1.45%) Barracuda Networks
10 1 (1.45%) Veeam
10 1 (1.45%) Siebel
10 1 (1.45%) NetApp
Brentwood
Interquest - IQ ESM
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Brentwood, Essex
Certes Computing Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Essex
Maxegan Recruitment
Salary: £0 - £50,000 per year
Posted: 4 days ago
Chelmsford
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £20000.00 - £25000.00 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Harlow
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £25000.00 - £33000.00 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Loughton
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £25000.00 - £33000.00 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago