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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 19 10 17
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +7
Permanent jobs citing SLA 17 10 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Exeter 9.55% 10.64% 9.15%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 70.83% 32.26% 45.45%
Number of salaries quoted 15 10 15
Average salary £20,500 £36,125 £26,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-43.25% +35.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,250 £19,400 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,000 £41,000 £41,500
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £37,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-12.16% +5.71%
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
24 31 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Exeter 13.48% 32.98% 20.12%
Number of salaries quoted 20 31 29
Average salary £30,000 £34,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% -18.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,250 £29,600 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £47,500 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year
- -3.61%

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 22 August 2014.

SLA Salary Histogram in Exeter

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Exeter

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 29 (78.38%) Microsoft
2 26 (70.27%) Windows
3 19 (51.35%) ITIL
4 18 (48.65%) MS Excel
5 16 (43.24%) Windows Server 2003
5 16 (43.24%) SCCM
5 16 (43.24%) Windows Server 2008
6 15 (40.54%) SCOM
7 14 (37.84%) WSUS
7 14 (37.84%) Service Delivery
8 11 (29.73%) Backup Exec
8 11 (29.73%) Problem Management
8 11 (29.73%) Nagios
8 11 (29.73%) HP
8 11 (29.73%) CommVault
8 11 (29.73%) Windows 2000 Server
8 11 (29.73%) Bomgar
9 10 (27.03%) SharePoint
9 10 (27.03%) VMware
10 9 (24.32%) SQL
11 8 (21.62%) Microsoft Certification
11 8 (21.62%) Citrix
11 8 (21.62%) VMware Infrastructure
12 7 (18.92%) Internet
12 7 (18.92%) MS Exchange
13 6 (16.22%) LAN
13 6 (16.22%) TCP/IP
13 6 (16.22%) PRINCE2
13 6 (16.22%) CheckPoint
13 6 (16.22%) Project Management

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in Exeter by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 10 (27.03%) SharePoint
2 7 (18.92%) MS Exchange
3 3 (8.11%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (5.41%) IIS
4 2 (5.41%) Lync
5 1 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 18 (48.65%) MS Excel
2 3 (8.11%) MS Visio
2 3 (8.11%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.11%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 7 (18.92%) Internet
2 6 (16.22%) LAN
2 6 (16.22%) TCP/IP
3 4 (10.81%) DNS
3 4 (10.81%) DHCP
4 3 (8.11%) SAN
4 3 (8.11%) DMZ
4 3 (8.11%) VPN
5 2 (5.41%) Cisco PIX
5 2 (5.41%) Firewall
5 2 (5.41%) WAN
5 2 (5.41%) SSL
6 1 (2.70%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (13.51%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.41%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (5.41%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (2.70%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.70%) RDBMS
3 1 (2.70%) DTS
3 1 (2.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (2.70%) JUnit
1 1 (2.70%) Maven
General
1 4 (10.81%) Finance
2 1 (2.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (32.43%) Systems Support
1 12 (32.43%) Systems Engineer
2 11 (29.73%) Support Engineer
3 9 (24.32%) Systems Support Engineer
4 8 (21.62%) Analyst
5 4 (10.81%) Technical Manager
5 4 (10.81%) Support Analyst
5 4 (10.81%) 2nd Line Support
5 4 (10.81%) Technical Project Manager
5 4 (10.81%) Project Manager
6 3 (8.11%) VMware Specialist
6 3 (8.11%) Technical Support
6 3 (8.11%) Senior Systems Engineer
6 3 (8.11%) 3rd Line Support
6 3 (8.11%) Technical Specialist
7 2 (5.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (5.41%) Project Engineer
7 2 (5.41%) Developer
8 1 (2.70%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 1 (2.70%) 1st Line Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.41%) Web Services
1 2 (5.41%) XML
2 1 (2.70%) Middleware
2 1 (2.70%) .NET
2 1 (2.70%) Spring
2 1 (2.70%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.81%) Clustering
1 4 (10.81%) Firmware
2 3 (8.11%) Blackberry
2 3 (8.11%) Client/Server
2 3 (8.11%) e-Health
3 2 (5.41%) Fat Client
3 2 (5.41%) Thin Client
4 1 (2.70%) GIS
4 1 (2.70%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 26 (70.27%) Windows
2 16 (43.24%) Windows Server 2003
2 16 (43.24%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (29.73%) Windows 2000 Server
4 3 (8.11%) UNIX
5 2 (5.41%) Solaris
6 1 (2.70%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (51.35%) ITIL
2 14 (37.84%) Service Delivery
3 11 (29.73%) Problem Management
4 6 (16.22%) PRINCE2
4 6 (16.22%) Project Management
4 6 (16.22%) Performance Tuning
5 4 (10.81%) Time Management
5 4 (10.81%) Network Load Balancing
5 4 (10.81%) Change Management
5 4 (10.81%) Configuration Management
5 4 (10.81%) Kalman Filter
6 3 (8.11%) Capacity Planning
6 3 (8.11%) Capacity Management
6 3 (8.11%) Service Management
6 3 (8.11%) Incident Management
6 3 (8.11%) Contact Management
7 2 (5.41%) Migration
8 1 (2.70%) Server Monitoring
8 1 (2.70%) Data Modelling
8 1 (2.70%) Process Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (24.32%) SQL
2 3 (8.11%) PowerShell
3 2 (5.41%) Java
4 1 (2.70%) C#
4 1 (2.70%) C++
4 1 (2.70%) T-SQL
4 1 (2.70%) VB
4 1 (2.70%) Ruby
4 1 (2.70%) VB6
Qualifications
1 8 (21.62%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (13.51%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 4 (10.81%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 4 (10.81%) MCP
3 4 (10.81%) MCSE
3 4 (10.81%) CCA
3 4 (10.81%) Citrix Certification
4 3 (8.11%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 3 (8.11%) Degree
5 2 (5.41%) MCITP
5 2 (5.41%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.81%) QA
System Software
1 8 (21.62%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (10.81%) ISA Server
2 4 (10.81%) Active Directory
2 4 (10.81%) XenApp
3 3 (8.11%) XenServer
3 3 (8.11%) XenDesktop
3 3 (8.11%) Hyper-V
3 3 (8.11%) VMFS
3 3 (8.11%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (8.11%) vCloud
3 3 (8.11%) Terminal Services
3 3 (8.11%) VMware ESX
3 3 (8.11%) VMware Server
4 2 (5.41%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 16 (43.24%) SCCM
2 15 (40.54%) SCOM
3 14 (37.84%) WSUS
4 11 (29.73%) Backup Exec
4 11 (29.73%) Nagios
5 1 (2.70%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 29 (78.38%) Microsoft
2 11 (29.73%) HP
2 11 (29.73%) CommVault
2 11 (29.73%) Bomgar
3 10 (27.03%) VMware
4 8 (21.62%) Citrix
5 6 (16.22%) CheckPoint
6 4 (10.81%) Dell
7 3 (8.11%) NetApp
7 3 (8.11%) CA
7 3 (8.11%) Cisco
7 3 (8.11%) EMC
8 1 (2.70%) ESRI