The table below looks at the statistics for SLA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SLA over the 3 months to 4 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 55 56 85
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +29
Permanent jobs citing SLA 101 83 79
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 4.90% 3.88% 2.97%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 33.55% 30.74% 28.83%
Number of salaries quoted 77 50 65
Average salary £41,250 £35,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.85% -26.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,400 £24,100 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,750 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £33,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -12.00%
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 Hertfordshire region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Hertfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
301 270 274
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 14.60% 12.63% 10.30%
Number of salaries quoted 225 205 240
Average salary £44,000 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £75,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

SLA
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

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

SLA Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

SLA
Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

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

SLA Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

SLA
Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SLA across the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 4 March 2015.

SLA Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

SLA
Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SLA within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 4 March 2015. 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
Hemel Hempstead +3 30 £38,000 +22.58% 4
Watford -12 10 £37,500 -7.97% 2
Stevenage +25 5 £32,500 +44.44%
St Albans -14 5 £50,000 - 1
Hertford - 4 - -
Rickmansworth -12 3 £44,000 +62.96%
Borehamwood +1 2 £25,000 -9.09% 1
Welwyn Garden City -10 1 £22,500 -31.81% 1
Harpenden - 1 £27,500 -
Hitchin - 1 £52,500 -
SLA
East of England

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 56 (34.57%) ITIL
2 53 (32.72%) Windows
3 41 (25.31%) Finance
4 35 (21.60%) Problem Management
4 35 (21.60%) Cisco
5 33 (20.37%) Linux
6 29 (17.90%) SQL
7 28 (17.28%) Microsoft
8 27 (16.67%) Active Directory
9 26 (16.05%) Cisco Certification
10 24 (14.81%) WAN
11 23 (14.20%) LAN
11 23 (14.20%) Retail
12 22 (13.58%) Time Management
13 21 (12.96%) Incident Management
14 20 (12.35%) Telecoms
14 20 (12.35%) UNIX
14 20 (12.35%) Service Delivery
15 19 (11.73%) SC Cleared
15 19 (11.73%) Security Cleared
16 18 (11.11%) Java
16 18 (11.11%) MS Office
17 17 (10.49%) MySQL
17 17 (10.49%) Change Management
17 17 (10.49%) Firewall
17 17 (10.49%) Change Control
18 16 (9.88%) VMware
18 16 (9.88%) CCNP
18 16 (9.88%) PL/SQL
19 15 (9.26%) J2EE

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 14 (8.64%) Apache
1 14 (8.64%) Apache Solr
2 10 (6.17%) MS Exchange
2 10 (6.17%) SharePoint
3 8 (4.94%) IBM Notes
4 6 (3.70%) Lync
5 4 (2.47%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (1.85%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (1.23%) nginx
8 1 (0.62%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.62%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.62%) Moodle
8 1 (0.62%) WordPress
8 1 (0.62%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (0.62%) Joomla!
8 1 (0.62%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.62%) IIS
Applications
1 18 (11.11%) MS Office
2 13 (8.02%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.62%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 11 (6.79%) SAP FI/CO
1 11 (6.79%) SAP CO
1 11 (6.79%) SAP FI
2 5 (3.09%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (1.23%) SAP SD
3 2 (1.23%) SAP CRM
4 1 (0.62%) Magento
4 1 (0.62%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.62%) Agresso
4 1 (0.62%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.85%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 24 (14.81%) WAN
2 23 (14.20%) LAN
3 17 (10.49%) Firewall
4 14 (8.64%) HTTP
4 14 (8.64%) TCP/IP
5 13 (8.02%) Wi-Fi
5 13 (8.02%) DNS
6 11 (6.79%) Internet
7 8 (4.94%) SMTP
8 7 (4.32%) DWDM
8 7 (4.32%) VPN
9 5 (3.09%) MPLS
9 5 (3.09%) VoIP
10 3 (1.85%) DHCP
11 2 (1.23%) Ethernet
11 2 (1.23%) FTP
11 2 (1.23%) SSL
11 2 (1.23%) ADSL
11 2 (1.23%) POP3
11 2 (1.23%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (10.49%) MySQL
2 15 (9.26%) DB2
3 8 (4.94%) Oracle Database 10g
3 8 (4.94%) Oracle Database
4 7 (4.32%) SQL Server
5 6 (3.70%) QlikView
6 4 (2.47%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (1.23%) Crystal Reports
7 2 (1.23%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.62%) Oracle BI Publisher
8 1 (0.62%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.62%) Oracle Database 12c
8 1 (0.62%) SQL Server 2000
8 1 (0.62%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 3 (1.85%) Toad
General
1 41 (25.31%) Finance
2 23 (14.20%) Retail
3 20 (12.35%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.23%) Welsh Language
4 2 (1.23%) Local Government
4 2 (1.23%) Billing
5 1 (0.62%) Banking
5 1 (0.62%) Legal
5 1 (0.62%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.62%) French Language
5 1 (0.62%) Italian Language
5 1 (0.62%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 27 (16.67%) Analyst
2 16 (9.88%) Network Engineer
3 14 (8.64%) Support Manager
3 14 (8.64%) Delivery Manager
4 12 (7.41%) Business Analyst
4 12 (7.41%) Infrastructure Specialist
5 11 (6.79%) SAP Analyst
5 11 (6.79%) Senior Network Engineer
5 11 (6.79%) SAP Business Analyst
6 10 (6.17%) Service Manager
6 10 (6.17%) Services Delivery Manager
7 8 (4.94%) NOC Engineer
8 7 (4.32%) Support Analyst
9 6 (3.70%) 1st Line Support
9 6 (3.70%) Linux Specialist
9 6 (3.70%) Sales Manager
9 6 (3.70%) Team Leader
10 5 (3.09%) IT Support
10 5 (3.09%) Server Support Analyst
10 5 (3.09%) Head of IT
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (9.26%) J2EE
2 3 (1.85%) Middleware
3 2 (1.23%) HTML
3 2 (1.23%) CSS
3 2 (1.23%) LAMP
4 1 (0.62%) Spring
4 1 (0.62%) JSF
4 1 (0.62%) Hibernate
4 1 (0.62%) Java EE
4 1 (0.62%) JSP
4 1 (0.62%) Struts
4 1 (0.62%) XML
4 1 (0.62%) XSL
4 1 (0.62%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 11 (6.79%) FMCG
2 10 (6.17%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (3.09%) Replication
4 4 (2.47%) Video Conferencing
4 4 (2.47%) Statistics
5 3 (1.85%) Raspberry Pi
6 2 (1.23%) Clustering
7 1 (0.62%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.62%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.62%) CMDB
7 1 (0.62%) AS400
7 1 (0.62%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 53 (32.72%) Windows
2 33 (20.37%) Linux
3 20 (12.35%) UNIX
4 12 (7.41%) Debian
4 12 (7.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 11 (6.79%) Windows Server 2012
5 11 (6.79%) Windows XP
6 10 (6.17%) Windows 7
7 8 (4.94%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (1.85%) Windows 8
9 2 (1.23%) Android
9 2 (1.23%) CentOS
10 1 (0.62%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.62%) Windows 2000 Server
10 1 (0.62%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.62%) AIX
10 1 (0.62%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (34.57%) ITIL
2 35 (21.60%) Problem Management
3 22 (13.58%) Time Management
4 21 (12.96%) Incident Management
5 20 (12.35%) Service Delivery
6 17 (10.49%) Change Management
6 17 (10.49%) Change Control
7 15 (9.26%) E-Commerce
7 15 (9.26%) Asset Management
8 12 (7.41%) Line Management
9 11 (6.79%) People Management
10 10 (6.17%) Business Development
10 10 (6.17%) Mentoring
11 9 (5.56%) Performance Management
12 8 (4.94%) Continuous Improvement
13 7 (4.32%) Project Management
13 7 (4.32%) CRM
14 6 (3.70%) Service Management
14 6 (3.70%) Coaching
14 6 (3.70%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 29 (17.90%) SQL
2 18 (11.11%) Java
3 16 (9.88%) PL/SQL
4 14 (8.64%) Perl
5 6 (3.70%) PowerShell
6 4 (2.47%) Erlang
7 3 (1.85%) C
8 2 (1.23%) PHP
8 2 (1.23%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.62%) VB
Qualifications
1 26 (16.05%) Cisco Certification
2 19 (11.73%) SC Cleared
2 19 (11.73%) Security Cleared
3 16 (9.88%) CCNP
4 15 (9.26%) Degree
5 14 (8.64%) Microsoft Certification
6 13 (8.02%) CCNA
7 11 (6.79%) CCSA
8 10 (6.17%) ITIL Certification
9 9 (5.56%) MCP
10 8 (4.94%) MCSE
10 8 (4.94%) MCSA
10 8 (4.94%) VCP4
11 7 (4.32%) MCTS
12 3 (1.85%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 1 (0.62%) CIMA
13 1 (0.62%) ACCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (1.23%) 21 CFR Part 11
2 2 (1.23%) GMP
3 1 (0.62%) QA
3 1 (0.62%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 27 (16.67%) Active Directory
2 8 (4.94%) Oracle RAC
3 6 (3.70%) NFS
3 6 (3.70%) VMware Server
3 6 (3.70%) Samba
3 6 (3.70%) Postfix
4 4 (2.47%) Oracle RMAN
5 2 (1.23%) Varnish
5 2 (1.23%) Sendmail
6 1 (0.62%) vSphere
6 1 (0.62%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.62%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.62%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (0.62%) Xen
6 1 (0.62%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 7 (4.32%) Data Guard
2 5 (3.09%) SCCM
3 4 (2.47%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 2 (1.23%) OpenView
5 1 (0.62%) cPanel
5 1 (0.62%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.62%) Cacti
5 1 (0.62%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (0.62%) Nagios
Vendors
1 35 (21.60%) Cisco
2 28 (17.28%) Microsoft
3 16 (9.88%) VMware
4 14 (8.64%) IBM
4 14 (8.64%) Sun
4 14 (8.64%) Remedy
5 13 (8.02%) SAP
6 12 (7.41%) CheckPoint
7 10 (6.17%) Oracle
7 10 (6.17%) Citrix
8 8 (4.94%) Lotus
8 8 (4.94%) Ciena
9 6 (3.70%) Avaya
10 5 (3.09%) Nortel
11 3 (1.85%) Symantec
12 2 (1.23%) Red Hat
12 2 (1.23%) Fortinet
12 2 (1.23%) SolarWinds
12 2 (1.23%) Veeam
13 1 (0.62%) VocaLink
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Hays - Computacenter
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 14 hours ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Hays - Computacenter
Salary: flexible benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
South east or herts or essex
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Salary: £0 - £50,000 per year
Posted: Yesterday
Hertfordshire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
TheSmartList
Salary: Up to £23k plus fully expensed company van, laptop and mobile phone +
Posted: 5 days ago
Hertfordshire
Proactive Appointments
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum + Benefits and On Call
Posted: 5 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
TTR UK Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Hertfordshire
Vertical IT
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Roc Search
Posted: 6 days ago
Borehamwood
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Salary: £25k - 27k per year + Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Hemel Hempstead
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £20000.00 - £24000.00 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
ComputaCenter
Salary: flexible benefits scheme
Posted: 20 days ago
Luton, Bedford, Dunstable, Leighton Buzzard,...
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Salary: £25,000 - £40,000 per year plus Share Scheme + benefits
Posted: 22 days ago
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Salary: generous benefits scheme
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