The table below looks at the statistics for SLA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Exeter region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SLA over the 3 months to 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 21 13 21
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +8
Permanent jobs citing SLA 13 14 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Exeter 7.39% 14.00% 6.81%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 56.52% 35.90% 39.39%
Number of salaries quoted 12 14 13
Average salary £20,500 £35,500 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-42.25% -14.45%
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £35,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-8.45% +1.42%
SLA
Devon

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 Exeter region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Exeter
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
23 39 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Exeter 13.07% 39.00% 17.28%
Number of salaries quoted 20 39 28
Average salary £25,000 £34,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-26.47% -18.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,680 £29,000 £26,200
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £48,000 £41,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,473
% change year-on-year
- -1.16%

SLA
Jobs Demand Trend in Exeter

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SLA across the Exeter region as a proportion of the total demand within the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

SLA Jobs Demand Trend in Exeter

SLA
Salary Trend in Exeter

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SLA across the Exeter region.

SLA Salary Trend in Exeter

SLA
Salary Histogram in Exeter

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SLA across the Exeter region over the 3 months to 23 September 2014.

SLA Salary Histogram in Exeter

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Exeter

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT jobs across the Exeter 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 23 (74.19%) Microsoft
2 20 (64.52%) Windows
3 19 (61.29%) MS Excel
4 18 (58.06%) ITIL
5 15 (48.39%) Service Delivery
5 15 (48.39%) SCCM
6 13 (41.94%) Windows Server 2003
6 13 (41.94%) WSUS
6 13 (41.94%) SCOM
6 13 (41.94%) Windows Server 2008
7 12 (38.71%) CommVault
7 12 (38.71%) Nagios
7 12 (38.71%) Backup Exec
7 12 (38.71%) Problem Management
7 12 (38.71%) Windows 2000 Server
7 12 (38.71%) Bomgar
8 8 (25.81%) VMware
9 6 (19.35%) VMware Infrastructure
10 5 (16.13%) SQL
10 5 (16.13%) SQL Server
10 5 (16.13%) MS Exchange
10 5 (16.13%) Microsoft Certification
10 5 (16.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 5 (16.13%) Analytical Skills
11 4 (12.90%) Active Directory
11 4 (12.90%) HP
11 4 (12.90%) Internet
11 4 (12.90%) Change Management
11 4 (12.90%) Time Management
11 4 (12.90%) Performance Tuning

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in Exeter by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT jobs across the Exeter 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 (16.13%) MS Exchange
2 3 (9.68%) SharePoint
3 2 (6.45%) IIS
3 2 (6.45%) Lync
4 1 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (3.23%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 19 (61.29%) MS Excel
2 3 (9.68%) MS Office
3 1 (3.23%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.68%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (12.90%) Internet
2 3 (9.68%) LAN
2 3 (9.68%) TCP/IP
2 3 (9.68%) VPN
2 3 (9.68%) SAN
2 3 (9.68%) DMZ
3 2 (6.45%) SSL
3 2 (6.45%) WAN
3 2 (6.45%) Firewall
3 2 (6.45%) Cisco PIX
4 1 (3.23%) DHCP
4 1 (3.23%) DNS
4 1 (3.23%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (16.13%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.45%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (6.45%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (3.23%) Relational Database
3 1 (3.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (3.23%) DTS
3 1 (3.23%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 1 (3.23%) JUnit
1 1 (3.23%) Maven
General
1 1 (3.23%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (35.48%) Support Engineer
2 9 (29.03%) Systems Engineer
2 9 (29.03%) Systems Support
3 8 (25.81%) Analyst
3 8 (25.81%) Systems Support Engineer
4 4 (12.90%) Support Analyst
4 4 (12.90%) 2nd Line Support
5 3 (9.68%) Technical Support
5 3 (9.68%) Technical Specialist
5 3 (9.68%) VMware Specialist
6 2 (6.45%) Project Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) Developer
6 2 (6.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 1 (3.23%) Services Delivery Manager
7 1 (3.23%) Service Manager
7 1 (3.23%) Java Developer
7 1 (3.23%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 1 (3.23%) IT Support Analyst
7 1 (3.23%) Desktop Engineer
7 1 (3.23%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.45%) Web Services
1 2 (6.45%) XML
2 1 (3.23%) Middleware
2 1 (3.23%) Spring
2 1 (3.23%) Ruby on Rails
2 1 (3.23%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.13%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (9.68%) Client/Server
2 3 (9.68%) e-Health
3 2 (6.45%) Fat Client
3 2 (6.45%) Thin Client
4 1 (3.23%) Blackberry
4 1 (3.23%) GIS
4 1 (3.23%) Clustering
4 1 (3.23%) Data Integration
4 1 (3.23%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 20 (64.52%) Windows
2 13 (41.94%) Windows Server 2003
2 13 (41.94%) Windows Server 2008
3 12 (38.71%) Windows 2000 Server
4 2 (6.45%) Solaris
5 1 (3.23%) UNIX
5 1 (3.23%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (58.06%) ITIL
2 15 (48.39%) Service Delivery
3 12 (38.71%) Problem Management
4 4 (12.90%) Time Management
4 4 (12.90%) Change Management
4 4 (12.90%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (9.68%) Capacity Planning
5 3 (9.68%) Capacity Management
5 3 (9.68%) Contact Management
5 3 (9.68%) Service Management
5 3 (9.68%) Incident Management
6 2 (6.45%) Migration
6 2 (6.45%) PRINCE2
6 2 (6.45%) Project Management
7 1 (3.23%) Server Monitoring
7 1 (3.23%) Kalman Filter
7 1 (3.23%) Data Modelling
7 1 (3.23%) Configuration Management
7 1 (3.23%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (3.23%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (16.13%) SQL
2 3 (9.68%) PowerShell
3 2 (6.45%) Java
4 1 (3.23%) C#
4 1 (3.23%) C++
4 1 (3.23%) T-SQL
4 1 (3.23%) VB
4 1 (3.23%) VB6
4 1 (3.23%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 5 (16.13%) Microsoft Certification
1 5 (16.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 3 (9.68%) Degree
3 2 (6.45%) MCITP
3 2 (6.45%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (3.23%) MCP
4 1 (3.23%) MCSE
4 1 (3.23%) CCA
4 1 (3.23%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (3.23%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.45%) QA
System Software
1 6 (19.35%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (12.90%) Active Directory
3 3 (9.68%) Terminal Services
3 3 (9.68%) VMware ESX
3 3 (9.68%) VMware Server
3 3 (9.68%) VMFS
3 3 (9.68%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (9.68%) vCloud
4 2 (6.45%) vSphere
5 1 (3.23%) ISA Server
5 1 (3.23%) Hyper-V
5 1 (3.23%) XenApp
5 1 (3.23%) XenServer
5 1 (3.23%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 15 (48.39%) SCCM
2 13 (41.94%) SCOM
2 13 (41.94%) WSUS
3 12 (38.71%) Backup Exec
3 12 (38.71%) Nagios
4 1 (3.23%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 23 (74.19%) Microsoft
2 12 (38.71%) CommVault
2 12 (38.71%) Bomgar
3 8 (25.81%) VMware
4 4 (12.90%) HP
5 3 (9.68%) EMC
5 3 (9.68%) NetApp
5 3 (9.68%) Cisco
5 3 (9.68%) CA
6 2 (6.45%) CheckPoint
7 1 (3.23%) ESRI
7 1 (3.23%) Citrix
7 1 (3.23%) Dell