The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category for the Essex region.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 49 47 45
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -2
Permanent jobs citing SLA 42 44 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 3.55% 3.90% 4.53%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 33.33% 36.97% 66.25%
Number of salaries quoted 34 36 42
Average salary £35,000 £51,250 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-31.70% +28.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,800 £26,250 £21,050
10% offered a salary of more than £49,250 £61,750 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-9.33% +7.14%
Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Essex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
126 119 80
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 10.65% 10.54% 6.84%
Number of salaries quoted 102 86 63
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £29,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
SLA
East of England

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 31 July 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 31 July 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
Basildon +17 9 £45,000 -18.18%
Chelmsford 0 8 £32,000 +6.66%
Colchester - 5 £26,500 -
Brentwood +1 4 £55,000 +37.50%
Harlow - 1 £19,000 -
Saffron Walden - 1 £40,500 -
Waltham Abbey - 1 £38,500 -
SLA
East of England

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 34 (39.08%) Windows
2 26 (29.89%) Finance
3 25 (28.74%) Microsoft
4 22 (25.29%) Active Directory
5 20 (22.99%) ITIL
6 19 (21.84%) Linux
6 19 (21.84%) SQL
7 18 (20.69%) MS Excel
8 15 (17.24%) DNS
9 13 (14.94%) Microsoft Certification
9 13 (14.94%) Cisco
10 12 (13.79%) SQL Server
10 12 (13.79%) Service Delivery
10 12 (13.79%) Windows 7
11 11 (12.64%) VMware
11 11 (12.64%) ITIL Certification
11 11 (12.64%) MS Exchange
12 10 (11.49%) Perl
12 10 (11.49%) Red Hat
12 10 (11.49%) VMware Infrastructure
12 10 (11.49%) Windows Server 2008
13 9 (10.34%) MS Office
14 8 (9.20%) Oracle
14 8 (9.20%) UNIX
14 8 (9.20%) Python
14 8 (9.20%) DHCP
14 8 (9.20%) TCP/IP
14 8 (9.20%) Incident Management
15 7 (8.05%) Problem Management
15 7 (8.05%) Root Cause Analysis

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 11 (12.64%) MS Exchange
2 4 (4.60%) SharePoint
3 3 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (3.45%) Tomcat
4 2 (2.30%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (2.30%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (2.30%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (1.15%) Apache
Applications
1 18 (20.69%) MS Excel
2 9 (10.34%) MS Office
3 2 (2.30%) MS Visio
3 2 (2.30%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (4.60%) Dynamics GP
2 1 (1.15%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.15%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.45%) Office 365
2 1 (1.15%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 15 (17.24%) DNS
2 8 (9.20%) DHCP
2 8 (9.20%) TCP/IP
3 7 (8.05%) Firewall
3 7 (8.05%) Internet
4 6 (6.90%) Wireless
5 5 (5.75%) iSCSI
5 5 (5.75%) NAS
5 5 (5.75%) VoIP
6 4 (4.60%) WAN
6 4 (4.60%) Ethernet
6 4 (4.60%) SNMP
6 4 (4.60%) LAN
6 4 (4.60%) SSH
7 3 (3.45%) Network Security
7 3 (3.45%) ADSL
7 3 (3.45%) MPLS
8 2 (2.30%) SSL
8 2 (2.30%) SAN
8 2 (2.30%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (13.79%) SQL Server
2 5 (5.75%) Oracle Database 11g
2 5 (5.75%) Oracle Database
2 5 (5.75%) Oracle Database 10g
3 4 (4.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (4.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (3.45%) Oracle Reports
4 3 (3.45%) MySQL
5 2 (2.30%) RDBMS
5 2 (2.30%) Relational Database
5 2 (2.30%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (2.30%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (1.15%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.15%) MS Access
6 1 (1.15%) DB2
6 1 (1.15%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 6 (6.90%) JIRA
2 1 (1.15%) Eclipse
General
1 26 (29.89%) Finance
2 4 (4.60%) Law
3 1 (1.15%) Local Government
3 1 (1.15%) Retail
3 1 (1.15%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 34 (39.08%) Analyst
2 19 (21.84%) Support Analyst
3 17 (19.54%) 2nd Line Support
4 11 (12.64%) Applications Support
5 10 (11.49%) Administrator
5 10 (11.49%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
6 8 (9.20%) Support Engineer
6 8 (9.20%) Service Manager
7 7 (8.05%) Delivery Manager
7 7 (8.05%) Services Delivery Manager
7 7 (8.05%) DBA
8 6 (6.90%) Test Analyst
9 5 (5.75%) Service Analyst
10 4 (4.60%) Technical Support
10 4 (4.60%) Operations Manager
10 4 (4.60%) IT Manager
10 4 (4.60%) Technical Support Analyst
10 4 (4.60%) Applications Support Analyst
10 4 (4.60%) Technical Analyst
10 4 (4.60%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.45%) .NET
2 1 (1.15%) Struts2
2 1 (1.15%) ASP.NET
2 1 (1.15%) JSP
2 1 (1.15%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 4 (4.60%) Open Source
1 4 (4.60%) Enterprise Storage
1 4 (4.60%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (2.30%) NHS
2 2 (2.30%) Thin Client
2 2 (2.30%) Management Information System
2 2 (2.30%) iSeries
2 2 (2.30%) Data Integration
2 2 (2.30%) Fat Client
3 1 (1.15%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (1.15%) Mathematics
3 1 (1.15%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (1.15%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 34 (39.08%) Windows
2 19 (21.84%) Linux
3 12 (13.79%) Windows 7
4 10 (11.49%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (9.20%) UNIX
6 6 (6.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (6.90%) Windows Vista
7 5 (5.75%) Windows 8
7 5 (5.75%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (3.45%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (3.45%) Windows XP
9 2 (2.30%) CentOS
9 2 (2.30%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (22.99%) ITIL
2 12 (13.79%) Service Delivery
3 8 (9.20%) Incident Management
4 7 (8.05%) Problem Management
4 7 (8.05%) Root Cause Analysis
5 6 (6.90%) Performance Tuning
5 6 (6.90%) Network Monitoring
5 6 (6.90%) Performance Testing
6 4 (4.60%) Change Management
6 4 (4.60%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (4.60%) Capacity Management
6 4 (4.60%) Release Management
7 3 (3.45%) Time Management
7 3 (3.45%) Performance Monitoring
7 3 (3.45%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (2.30%) Service Management
8 2 (2.30%) Information Security
8 2 (2.30%) Risk Management
8 2 (2.30%) E-Commerce
8 2 (2.30%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 19 (21.84%) SQL
2 10 (11.49%) Perl
3 8 (9.20%) Python
4 4 (4.60%) Bash Shell
5 3 (3.45%) Java
6 2 (2.30%) Shell Script
6 2 (2.30%) AWK
6 2 (2.30%) JavaScript
6 2 (2.30%) COBOL
6 2 (2.30%) Korn
7 1 (1.15%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.15%) C
7 1 (1.15%) C#
7 1 (1.15%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (14.94%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (12.64%) ITIL Certification
3 4 (4.60%) Degree
4 3 (3.45%) MCSA
5 2 (2.30%) RHCE
5 2 (2.30%) MCDBA
5 2 (2.30%) MCSE
5 2 (2.30%) MCP
5 2 (2.30%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (2.30%) MCITP
6 1 (1.15%) MOS
6 1 (1.15%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.15%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.15%) COBIT
2 1 (1.15%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 22 (25.29%) Active Directory
2 10 (11.49%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (6.90%) NFS
4 4 (4.60%) Terminal Services
4 4 (4.60%) Hyper-V
5 2 (2.30%) VMware ESX
5 2 (2.30%) XenServer
5 2 (2.30%) vSphere
6 1 (1.15%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 4 (4.60%) Norton AntiVirus
1 4 (4.60%) Backup Exec
1 4 (4.60%) WSUS
2 3 (3.45%) OpenView
3 2 (2.30%) Nagios
3 2 (2.30%) Red Hat Satellite
3 2 (2.30%) Red Hat Spacewalk
3 2 (2.30%) Opsview
3 2 (2.30%) SCOM
4 1 (1.15%) SCCM
4 1 (1.15%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 25 (28.74%) Microsoft
2 13 (14.94%) Cisco
3 11 (12.64%) VMware
4 10 (11.49%) Red Hat
5 8 (9.20%) Oracle
6 6 (6.90%) Citrix
7 5 (5.75%) Juniper
8 4 (4.60%) McAfee
8 4 (4.60%) Sophos
8 4 (4.60%) Symantec
8 4 (4.60%) NetApp
8 4 (4.60%) Aruba
8 4 (4.60%) Guidewire
9 3 (3.45%) SolarWinds
9 3 (3.45%) HP
9 3 (3.45%) Salesforce.com
10 2 (2.30%) JBoss
10 2 (2.30%) Infoblox
10 2 (2.30%) Splunk
10 2 (2.30%) Barracuda Networks
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