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 6 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 26 17 7
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -10
Permanent jobs citing SLA 1 25 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Exeter 0.79% 14.04% 21.95%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 12.50% 62.50% 53.73%
Number of salaries quoted 1 23 36
Average salary £37,500 £19,400 £36,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+93.29% -47.21%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £33,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -12.00%
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
8 40 67
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Exeter 6.30% 22.47% 40.85%
Number of salaries quoted 6 37 67
Average salary £47,500 £25,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+90.00% -28.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,250 £18,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £37,500 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Exeter

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, 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 4 (57.14%) ITIL
2 3 (42.86%) LAN
2 3 (42.86%) WAN
2 3 (42.86%) Cisco
2 3 (42.86%) CCNP
2 3 (42.86%) CCNA
2 3 (42.86%) CCDP
2 3 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (42.86%) Check Point Certification
2 3 (42.86%) Juniper
2 3 (42.86%) Firmware
2 3 (42.86%) CheckPoint
2 3 (42.86%) Change Management
2 3 (42.86%) Firewall
2 3 (42.86%) Process Management
2 3 (42.86%) BIG-IP
2 3 (42.86%) Load Balancing
2 3 (42.86%) Barracuda Networks
2 3 (42.86%) Riverbed
2 3 (42.86%) SolarWinds
2 3 (42.86%) Network Management
2 3 (42.86%) F5
2 3 (42.86%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 2 (28.57%) Incident Management
3 2 (28.57%) Windows
4 1 (14.29%) Linux
4 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
4 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
4 1 (14.29%) CommVault
4 1 (14.29%) HP

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in Exeter by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, 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.

Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) LAN
1 3 (42.86%) WAN
1 3 (42.86%) Firewall
1 3 (42.86%) BIG-IP
1 3 (42.86%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Network Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Field Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Desktop Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 1 (14.29%) Linux Administrator
3 1 (14.29%) Support Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Administrator
3 1 (14.29%) Desktop Support
3 1 (14.29%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Windows
2 1 (14.29%) Linux
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (14.29%) Ubuntu
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (14.29%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) ITIL
2 3 (42.86%) Process Management
2 3 (42.86%) Change Management
2 3 (42.86%) Load Balancing
2 3 (42.86%) Network Management
3 2 (28.57%) Incident Management
4 1 (14.29%) Problem Management
4 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) CCNP
1 3 (42.86%) CCNA
1 3 (42.86%) CCDP
1 3 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (42.86%) Check Point Certification
System Software
1 3 (42.86%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) Nagios
1 1 (14.29%) Backup Exec
1 1 (14.29%) WSUS
1 1 (14.29%) SCCM
1 1 (14.29%) SCOM
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Cisco
1 3 (42.86%) Juniper
1 3 (42.86%) CheckPoint
1 3 (42.86%) Barracuda Networks
1 3 (42.86%) Riverbed
1 3 (42.86%) SolarWinds
1 3 (42.86%) F5
2 1 (14.29%) Bomgar
2 1 (14.29%) BT
2 1 (14.29%) CommVault
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) HP
2 1 (14.29%) Dell