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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 70 45 47
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +2
Permanent jobs citing SLA 17 48 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 1.55% 4.35% 4.03%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 14.41% 34.04% 68.42%
Number of salaries quoted 13 30 34
Average salary £35,000 £47,500 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-26.31% +30.13%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,300 £30,250 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £44,300 £57,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-9.72% +2.85%
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
118 141 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 10.77% 12.78% 5.89%
Number of salaries quoted 93 91 50
Average salary £52,500 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.52% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £28,250 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £47,500 £58,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,300
% change year-on-year
- -0.74%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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
Harlow - 4 £40,500 - 1
Brentwood -9 3 - - 1
Chelmsford -2 1 £45,000 +9.09% 1
Colchester -2 1 £26,500 -25.35%
Basildon -3 1 - -
Waltham Abbey - 1 £38,500 -
SLA
East of England

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 31 (48.44%) Windows
2 19 (29.69%) Finance
3 17 (26.56%) Linux
3 17 (26.56%) Active Directory
3 17 (26.56%) Analytical Skills
4 13 (20.31%) MS Excel
5 12 (18.75%) Cisco
6 10 (15.63%) TCP/IP
6 10 (15.63%) Red Hat
6 10 (15.63%) ITIL
6 10 (15.63%) Perl
7 9 (14.06%) SQL
7 9 (14.06%) MS Office
7 9 (14.06%) Microsoft
7 9 (14.06%) Firewall
7 9 (14.06%) VMware
7 9 (14.06%) VMware Infrastructure
7 9 (14.06%) Windows 7
8 8 (12.50%) DNS
8 8 (12.50%) Oracle
8 8 (12.50%) Python
8 8 (12.50%) DHCP
9 7 (10.94%) UNIX
10 6 (9.38%) Wireless
10 6 (9.38%) Microsoft Certification
10 6 (9.38%) NFS
10 6 (9.38%) MS Exchange
10 6 (9.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 6 (9.38%) Performance Testing
10 6 (9.38%) JIRA

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 6 (9.38%) MS Exchange
2 2 (3.13%) Tomcat
2 2 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (1.56%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (1.56%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (1.56%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 13 (20.31%) MS Excel
2 9 (14.06%) MS Office
3 2 (3.13%) MS Visio
3 2 (3.13%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (1.56%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.69%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (15.63%) TCP/IP
2 9 (14.06%) Firewall
3 8 (12.50%) DNS
3 8 (12.50%) DHCP
4 6 (9.38%) Wireless
5 5 (7.81%) iSCSI
5 5 (7.81%) NAS
6 4 (6.25%) Internet
6 4 (6.25%) SSH
6 4 (6.25%) SNMP
7 3 (4.69%) VPN
8 2 (3.13%) SSL
8 2 (3.13%) SAN
8 2 (3.13%) LDAP
8 2 (3.13%) VoIP
8 2 (3.13%) Network Security
8 2 (3.13%) MPLS
8 2 (3.13%) OSPF
8 2 (3.13%) Fibre Channel
8 2 (3.13%) HSRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.81%) SQL Server
1 5 (7.81%) Oracle Database 10g
1 5 (7.81%) Oracle Database 11g
1 5 (7.81%) Oracle Database
2 4 (6.25%) MySQL
3 3 (4.69%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (3.13%) RDBMS
4 2 (3.13%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (3.13%) Relational Database
4 2 (3.13%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.56%) QlikView
5 1 (1.56%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.56%) DB2
Development Applications
1 6 (9.38%) JIRA
General
1 19 (29.69%) Finance
2 4 (6.25%) Law
3 1 (1.56%) Advertising
3 1 (1.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 26 (40.63%) Analyst
2 13 (20.31%) 2nd Line Support
3 12 (18.75%) Support Analyst
4 9 (14.06%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
5 7 (10.94%) Support Engineer
6 6 (9.38%) Applications Support
6 6 (9.38%) Test Analyst
7 5 (7.81%) Administrator
8 4 (6.25%) Operations Manager
8 4 (6.25%) Service Manager
8 4 (6.25%) Applications Support Analyst
8 4 (6.25%) Service Analyst
8 4 (6.25%) IT Operations Manager
9 3 (4.69%) MI Analyst
9 3 (4.69%) 2nd Line Network Engineer
9 3 (4.69%) Service Desk Analyst
9 3 (4.69%) Services Delivery Manager
9 3 (4.69%) Support Manager
9 3 (4.69%) Delivery Manager
9 3 (4.69%) IT Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.13%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 17 (26.56%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (6.25%) Open Source
2 4 (6.25%) Enterprise Storage
2 4 (6.25%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (3.13%) Thin Client
3 2 (3.13%) Fat Client
3 2 (3.13%) Data Integration
3 2 (3.13%) iSeries
4 1 (1.56%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (1.56%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.56%) Smartphone
4 1 (1.56%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (1.56%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.56%) Life Science
4 1 (1.56%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.56%) Mobile Computing
Operating Systems
1 31 (48.44%) Windows
2 17 (26.56%) Linux
3 9 (14.06%) Windows 7
4 7 (10.94%) UNIX
5 6 (9.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (7.81%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (3.13%) Ubuntu
8 2 (3.13%) Windows Vista
8 2 (3.13%) Windows XP
8 2 (3.13%) CentOS
8 2 (3.13%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (1.56%) Apple iOS
9 1 (1.56%) Windows 8
9 1 (1.56%) Mac OS X
9 1 (1.56%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (15.63%) ITIL
2 6 (9.38%) Performance Testing
2 6 (9.38%) Mentoring
3 5 (7.81%) Coaching
3 5 (7.81%) Service Delivery
4 4 (6.25%) Change Management
4 4 (6.25%) Incident Management
4 4 (6.25%) People Management
4 4 (6.25%) Capacity Management
5 3 (4.69%) Performance Monitoring
5 3 (4.69%) Network Monitoring
6 2 (3.13%) Network Management
6 2 (3.13%) Performance Improvement
6 2 (3.13%) Change Control
6 2 (3.13%) Statistical Analysis
6 2 (3.13%) Wealth Management
6 2 (3.13%) Risk Management
6 2 (3.13%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (3.13%) E-Commerce
6 2 (3.13%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 10 (15.63%) Perl
2 9 (14.06%) SQL
3 8 (12.50%) Python
4 4 (6.25%) Bash Shell
5 2 (3.13%) Shell Script
5 2 (3.13%) AWK
5 2 (3.13%) Korn
5 2 (3.13%) COBOL
5 2 (3.13%) Java
6 1 (1.56%) PL/SQL
6 1 (1.56%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.56%) C
Qualifications
1 6 (9.38%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (6.25%) ITIL Certification
2 4 (6.25%) Degree
3 3 (4.69%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (3.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (3.13%) RHCE
4 2 (3.13%) MCSA
4 2 (3.13%) CCNP
5 1 (1.56%) CCNA
5 1 (1.56%) MCP
5 1 (1.56%) MCSE
5 1 (1.56%) MOS
5 1 (1.56%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 17 (26.56%) Active Directory
2 9 (14.06%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (9.38%) NFS
4 3 (4.69%) Hyper-V
5 2 (3.13%) XenServer
5 2 (3.13%) vSphere
5 2 (3.13%) VMware ESX
6 1 (1.56%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 2 (3.13%) SCOM
1 2 (3.13%) SolarWinds Orion
1 2 (3.13%) Red Hat Satellite
1 2 (3.13%) Red Hat Spacewalk
1 2 (3.13%) Opsview
1 2 (3.13%) Nagios
2 1 (1.56%) ZENworks
2 1 (1.56%) SCCM
Vendors
1 12 (18.75%) Cisco
2 10 (15.63%) Red Hat
3 9 (14.06%) VMware
3 9 (14.06%) Microsoft
4 8 (12.50%) Oracle
5 5 (7.81%) Juniper
6 4 (6.25%) NetApp
6 4 (6.25%) Citrix
6 4 (6.25%) HP
6 4 (6.25%) Aruba
7 2 (3.13%) Splunk
7 2 (3.13%) SolarWinds
7 2 (3.13%) Infoblox
7 2 (3.13%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (3.13%) JBoss
7 2 (3.13%) Blue Coat
7 2 (3.13%) Fortinet
8 1 (1.56%) SonicWALL
8 1 (1.56%) Barracuda Networks
8 1 (1.56%) Apple
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