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

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 45 49 47
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -2
Permanent jobs citing SLA 50 42 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 4.25% 3.57% 3.86%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 43.86% 33.33% 36.97%
Number of salaries quoted 18 34 36
Average salary £36,500 £35,000 £51,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.28% -31.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,800 £26,250
10% offered a salary of more than £48,250 £49,250 £61,750
UK excluding London average salary £33,500 £33,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
- -9.45%
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
114 126 119
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 9.69% 10.71% 10.43%
Number of salaries quoted 57 102 86
Average salary £40,000 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,750 £29,000 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £56,500 £67,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 4 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 4 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
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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 +10 29 - - 1
Basildon -17 2 £30,000 -33.33%
Harlow +2 1 £140,000 +636.84%
Colchester 0 1 £17,500 -33.96% 1
Chelmsford -8 1 - -
SLA
East of England

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 4 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 52 (51.49%) Windows
2 46 (45.54%) VMware
3 45 (44.55%) DHCP
3 45 (44.55%) DNS
3 45 (44.55%) VMware Infrastructure
4 44 (43.56%) Active Directory
5 43 (42.57%) Microsoft
6 42 (41.58%) Citrix
7 41 (40.59%) ITIL
7 41 (40.59%) Change Management
8 38 (37.62%) SolarWinds
9 36 (35.64%) LDAP
10 33 (32.67%) Disaster Recovery
10 33 (32.67%) CMDB
10 33 (32.67%) Security Patching
11 27 (26.73%) SQL
12 24 (23.76%) Finance
13 22 (21.78%) Agile Software Development
13 22 (21.78%) Change Control
14 18 (17.82%) Time Management
15 16 (15.84%) Incident Management
16 14 (13.86%) Client/Server
16 14 (13.86%) Analytical Skills
17 12 (11.88%) Waterfall
17 12 (11.88%) COBOL
17 12 (11.88%) AS400
18 11 (10.89%) Windows Server 2008
19 10 (9.90%) CRM
20 9 (8.91%) MS Excel
20 9 (8.91%) Cisco

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 4 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 5 (4.95%) MS Exchange
2 4 (3.96%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (2.97%) IIS
3 3 (2.97%) Exchange Server 2003
3 3 (2.97%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (0.99%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (0.99%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 9 (8.91%) MS Excel
2 6 (5.94%) MS Office
3 3 (2.97%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.98%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (5.94%) SAP CRM
2 1 (0.99%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.99%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.99%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 45 (44.55%) DHCP
1 45 (44.55%) DNS
2 36 (35.64%) LDAP
3 7 (6.93%) SAN
4 6 (5.94%) Firewall
5 5 (4.95%) H.323
6 4 (3.96%) Unified Communications
6 4 (3.96%) Wireless
7 3 (2.97%) OSPF
7 3 (2.97%) TCP/IP
7 3 (2.97%) FWSM
8 2 (1.98%) NAS
8 2 (1.98%) Cisco IOS
8 2 (1.98%) Cisco PIX
8 2 (1.98%) Cisco Nexus
8 2 (1.98%) BGP
8 2 (1.98%) SSL
9 1 (0.99%) Intranet
9 1 (0.99%) 3G
9 1 (0.99%) 2G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (4.95%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.97%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (2.97%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (1.98%) SAP BI
4 1 (0.99%) MySQL
4 1 (0.99%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (0.99%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (0.99%) JIRA
General
1 24 (23.76%) Finance
2 4 (3.96%) Billing
3 3 (2.97%) Banking
4 1 (0.99%) Back Office
4 1 (0.99%) Law
4 1 (0.99%) Legal
4 1 (0.99%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 16 (15.84%) 3rd Line Support
2 14 (13.86%) Analyst
3 12 (11.88%) Senior Manager
3 12 (11.88%) Server Support
3 12 (11.88%) Support Manager
3 12 (11.88%) Production Manager
4 8 (7.92%) .NET Software Developer
4 8 (7.92%) .NET Developer
4 8 (7.92%) Software Developer
4 8 (7.92%) Developer
5 7 (6.93%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 6 (5.94%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 6 (5.94%) Team Leader
6 6 (5.94%) Field Engineer
6 6 (5.94%) Support Analyst
6 6 (5.94%) SAP Analyst
7 5 (4.95%) CRM Analyst
7 5 (4.95%) Support Engineer
7 5 (4.95%) Network Engineer
7 5 (4.95%) Help Desk Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (7.92%) .NET
1 8 (7.92%) ASP.NET
1 8 (7.92%) WinForms
1 8 (7.92%) WPF
1 8 (7.92%) LINQ
1 8 (7.92%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (0.99%) Entity Framework
2 1 (0.99%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 33 (32.67%) CMDB
2 14 (13.86%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (13.86%) Client/Server
3 12 (11.88%) AS400
4 4 (3.96%) Video Conferencing
5 2 (1.98%) EPoS
5 2 (1.98%) Chip and PIN
6 1 (0.99%) Thin Client
6 1 (0.99%) Blackberry
6 1 (0.99%) Replication
6 1 (0.99%) Statistics
6 1 (0.99%) Life Science
6 1 (0.99%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (0.99%) Data Centre
6 1 (0.99%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 52 (51.49%) Windows
2 11 (10.89%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (6.93%) Linux
4 6 (5.94%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (5.94%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (2.97%) Debian
6 1 (0.99%) Windows Vista
6 1 (0.99%) Windows XP
6 1 (0.99%) UNIX
6 1 (0.99%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.99%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (40.59%) ITIL
1 41 (40.59%) Change Management
2 33 (32.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 33 (32.67%) Security Patching
3 22 (21.78%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (21.78%) Change Control
4 18 (17.82%) Time Management
5 16 (15.84%) Incident Management
6 12 (11.88%) Waterfall
7 10 (9.90%) CRM
8 8 (7.92%) E-Commerce
8 8 (7.92%) MVC
9 6 (5.94%) Service Delivery
9 6 (5.94%) Network Monitoring
10 5 (4.95%) Mentoring
11 4 (3.96%) Network Management
11 4 (3.96%) GAP Analysis
12 3 (2.97%) Continuous Improvement
12 3 (2.97%) Problem Management
13 2 (1.98%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 27 (26.73%) SQL
2 12 (11.88%) COBOL
3 8 (7.92%) VB.NET
3 8 (7.92%) JavaScript
4 7 (6.93%) C#
5 4 (3.96%) ABAP
6 1 (0.99%) VBA
6 1 (0.99%) Python
6 1 (0.99%) PowerShell
6 1 (0.99%) C++
6 1 (0.99%) Java
6 1 (0.99%) Perl
6 1 (0.99%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (4.95%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (3.96%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (2.97%) MCSE
3 3 (2.97%) CCNA
4 2 (1.98%) CCIE
4 2 (1.98%) CCNP
5 1 (0.99%) MCSA
5 1 (0.99%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.99%) MOS
5 1 (0.99%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.99%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 45 (44.55%) VMware Infrastructure
2 44 (43.56%) Active Directory
3 4 (3.96%) Terminal Services
3 4 (3.96%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (2.97%) VMware ESX
4 3 (2.97%) XenServer
5 2 (1.98%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (2.97%) Backup Exec
1 3 (2.97%) Cisco UCCE
2 1 (0.99%) NSN NetAct
2 1 (0.99%) Netcool
Vendors
1 46 (45.54%) VMware
2 43 (42.57%) Microsoft
3 42 (41.58%) Citrix
4 38 (37.62%) SolarWinds
5 9 (8.91%) Cisco
6 8 (7.92%) SAP
7 4 (3.96%) Juniper
7 4 (3.96%) Symantec
8 3 (2.97%) Polycom
9 2 (1.98%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (1.98%) HP
9 2 (1.98%) Aruba
10 1 (0.99%) ServiceNow
10 1 (0.99%) Infoblox
10 1 (0.99%) Oracle
10 1 (0.99%) Apple
10 1 (0.99%) Mapinfo
10 1 (0.99%) Amdocs
10 1 (0.99%) Blue Coat
10 1 (0.99%) Fortinet
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