The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 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 Hertfordshire region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 83 97 95
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -2
Permanent jobs citing SLA 64 44 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 2.57% 2.08% 2.26%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 26.34% 26.67% 25.10%
Number of salaries quoted 56 41 49
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £21,900
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,501 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £37,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-8.10% +5.71%
Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Hertfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
243 165 239
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 9.76% 7.79% 8.99%
Number of salaries quoted 216 132 185
Average salary £44,000 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.52% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £28,850 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £55,000 £65,000
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 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 25 July 2014.

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 25 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
Watford +12 39 £45,000 -10.00% 3
Hemel Hempstead -16 6 £46,250 +5.71% 1
Rickmansworth +2 4 £49,000 +3.15%
Stevenage +2 3 £29,000 +70.58%
Welwyn Garden City +7 2 £31,500 -40.00%
Letchworth -4 2 £40,500 -4.70%
Abbots Langley - 1 £52,500 -
Borehamwood - 1 - -
St Albans - 1 - -
SLA
East of England

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 50 (35.97%) Windows
2 42 (30.22%) ITIL
3 38 (27.34%) Service Delivery
4 36 (25.90%) MS Office
5 32 (23.02%) Finance
6 30 (21.58%) MS Excel
7 29 (20.86%) Microsoft
8 26 (18.71%) Service Management
9 24 (17.27%) Active Directory
10 23 (16.55%) Project Management
11 21 (15.11%) SQL
12 19 (13.67%) Windows Server 2003
13 18 (12.95%) Windows Server 2008
14 16 (11.51%) Linux
14 16 (11.51%) Change Management
15 15 (10.79%) Retail
16 14 (10.07%) Cisco
17 13 (9.35%) Degree
18 11 (7.91%) TCP/IP
18 11 (7.91%) UNIX
18 11 (7.91%) VMware
18 11 (7.91%) Marketing
19 10 (7.19%) Management Information System
19 10 (7.19%) Workflow
19 10 (7.19%) Windows XP
19 10 (7.19%) Adobe
19 10 (7.19%) CRM
19 10 (7.19%) Marketing Strategy
20 9 (6.47%) LAN
20 9 (6.47%) Incident Management

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 7 (5.04%) Apache
1 7 (5.04%) MS Exchange
2 6 (4.32%) Tomcat
3 3 (2.16%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (2.16%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (1.44%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (1.44%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.72%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.72%) IIS
5 1 (0.72%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 1 (0.72%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (0.72%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.72%) Lync
Applications
1 36 (25.90%) MS Office
2 30 (21.58%) MS Excel
3 5 (3.60%) MS Visio
4 3 (2.16%) MS Project
4 3 (2.16%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.72%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (2.88%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.72%) SAP FI
2 1 (0.72%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (0.72%) SAP CO
2 1 (0.72%) SAP CS
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.72%) Office 365
1 1 (0.72%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 11 (7.91%) TCP/IP
2 9 (6.47%) LAN
3 8 (5.76%) WAN
3 8 (5.76%) SAN
4 7 (5.04%) Firewall
5 6 (4.32%) DNS
6 5 (3.60%) HTTP
7 4 (2.88%) SNMP
7 4 (2.88%) Internet
7 4 (2.88%) Network Security
8 3 (2.16%) VPN
9 2 (1.44%) MPLS
9 2 (1.44%) OSPF
9 2 (1.44%) BGP
9 2 (1.44%) TACACS
9 2 (1.44%) GPRS
9 2 (1.44%) GSM
9 2 (1.44%) Packet Switching
9 2 (1.44%) SMS
9 2 (1.44%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (5.04%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (0.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (0.72%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (0.72%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (2.88%) MSI
1 4 (2.88%) InstallShield
1 4 (2.88%) AdminStudio
1 4 (2.88%) Wise Package Studio
2 2 (1.44%) Eclipse
3 1 (0.72%) Ant
3 1 (0.72%) Hudson
3 1 (0.72%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.72%) Maven
3 1 (0.72%) Git (software)
General
1 32 (23.02%) Finance
2 15 (10.79%) Retail
3 11 (7.91%) Marketing
4 7 (5.04%) Telecoms
5 6 (4.32%) Billing
5 6 (4.32%) Manufacturing
6 3 (2.16%) Advertising
6 3 (2.16%) Legal
7 1 (0.72%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.72%) Back Office
7 1 (0.72%) Games
Job Titles
1 36 (25.90%) Service Manager
2 31 (22.30%) Analyst
3 15 (10.79%) Services Delivery Manager
3 15 (10.79%) Delivery Manager
4 13 (9.35%) Service Analyst
5 12 (8.63%) Support Engineer
5 12 (8.63%) Service Desk Analyst
5 12 (8.63%) Service Desk Manager
6 8 (5.76%) Support Analyst
7 6 (4.32%) Team Leader
8 5 (3.60%) Storage Specialist
8 5 (3.60%) Account Manager
8 5 (3.60%) Applications Support
8 5 (3.60%) Backup Specialist
9 4 (2.88%) Desktop Analyst
9 4 (2.88%) Release Management Team Leader
9 4 (2.88%) 2nd Line Support
9 4 (2.88%) Operations Manager
9 4 (2.88%) Security Analyst
9 4 (2.88%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (4.32%) JSP
2 5 (3.60%) SOAP
3 4 (2.88%) Middleware
3 4 (2.88%) HTML
3 4 (2.88%) .NET
3 4 (2.88%) CSS
4 2 (1.44%) Struts2
4 2 (1.44%) Struts
5 1 (0.72%) REST
5 1 (0.72%) J2EE
5 1 (0.72%) DCOM
Miscellaneous
1 10 (7.19%) Management Information System
2 7 (5.04%) Smartphone
3 5 (3.60%) Statistics
3 5 (3.60%) Computer Science
4 3 (2.16%) Celerra
4 3 (2.16%) Symmetrix DMX
4 3 (2.16%) CLARiiON
4 3 (2.16%) Symmetrix
4 3 (2.16%) PMI
4 3 (2.16%) NHS
5 2 (1.44%) Blackberry
5 2 (1.44%) PKI
5 2 (1.44%) CMDB
6 1 (0.72%) Visualisation
6 1 (0.72%) FMCG
6 1 (0.72%) Replication
6 1 (0.72%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 50 (35.97%) Windows
2 19 (13.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 18 (12.95%) Windows Server 2008
4 16 (11.51%) Linux
5 11 (7.91%) UNIX
6 10 (7.19%) Windows XP
7 7 (5.04%) AIX
7 7 (5.04%) Windows 7
8 6 (4.32%) Solaris
9 5 (3.60%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (1.44%) Windows 8
10 2 (1.44%) Windows Vista
11 1 (0.72%) Windows 2000 Server
11 1 (0.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (30.22%) ITIL
2 38 (27.34%) Service Delivery
3 26 (18.71%) Service Management
4 23 (16.55%) Project Management
5 16 (11.51%) Change Management
6 10 (7.19%) Workflow
6 10 (7.19%) CRM
6 10 (7.19%) Marketing Strategy
7 9 (6.47%) Incident Management
8 8 (5.76%) Supplier Management
9 6 (4.32%) Problem Management
10 5 (3.60%) Stakeholder Management
10 5 (3.60%) Capacity Planning
11 4 (2.88%) Network Management
11 4 (2.88%) Computer Security
11 4 (2.88%) Lean Six Sigma
11 4 (2.88%) Capacity Management
11 4 (2.88%) Disaster Recovery
11 4 (2.88%) PRINCE2
11 4 (2.88%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 21 (15.11%) SQL
2 7 (5.04%) Java
2 7 (5.04%) Perl
3 6 (4.32%) JavaScript
4 5 (3.60%) VBScript
4 5 (3.60%) Shell Script
4 5 (3.60%) PowerShell
5 4 (2.88%) Korn
5 4 (2.88%) VB
5 4 (2.88%) PHP
6 3 (2.16%) AWK
7 1 (0.72%) Erlang
7 1 (0.72%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
7 1 (0.72%) Python
Qualifications
1 13 (9.35%) Degree
2 8 (5.76%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (5.76%) ITIL Certification
3 7 (5.04%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (5.04%) CCNP
4 5 (3.60%) MCTS
4 5 (3.60%) MCITP
5 4 (2.88%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 4 (2.88%) EnCE
5 4 (2.88%) SC Cleared
5 4 (2.88%) Security Cleared
5 4 (2.88%) CCNA
5 4 (2.88%) CISSP
5 4 (2.88%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 4 (2.88%) GIAC
5 4 (2.88%) MOS
6 3 (2.16%) PMI Certification
6 3 (2.16%) MBA
7 2 (1.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (1.44%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (2.16%) QA
System Software
1 24 (17.27%) Active Directory
2 8 (5.76%) Microsoft App-V
3 4 (2.88%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (2.16%) Hyper-V
4 3 (2.16%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 3 (2.16%) SRDF
5 2 (1.44%) vSphere
5 2 (1.44%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.72%) vCloud
6 1 (0.72%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
6 1 (0.72%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.72%) NFS
Systems Management
1 6 (4.32%) Tivoli
2 5 (3.60%) SCCM
3 4 (2.88%) Tivoli Monitoring
3 4 (2.88%) Netcool
3 4 (2.88%) Netcool/OMNIbus
3 4 (2.88%) Control-M
3 4 (2.88%) NetBackup
4 2 (1.44%) SCOM
4 2 (1.44%) Puppet
4 2 (1.44%) Cisco UCCX
4 2 (1.44%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (0.72%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.72%) WMI
5 1 (0.72%) WSUS
Vendors
1 29 (20.86%) Microsoft
2 14 (10.07%) Cisco
3 11 (7.91%) VMware
4 10 (7.19%) Adobe
5 8 (5.76%) Citrix
6 7 (5.04%) Computacenter
7 6 (4.32%) Juniper
7 6 (4.32%) IBM
8 5 (3.60%) HP
9 4 (2.88%) SAP
9 4 (2.88%) Altiris
9 4 (2.88%) NetApp
9 4 (2.88%) Symantec
10 3 (2.16%) Amdocs
10 3 (2.16%) CheckPoint
10 3 (2.16%) Brocade
10 3 (2.16%) Sun
10 3 (2.16%) EMC
10 3 (2.16%) StorageTek
10 3 (2.16%) Veritas
Hertfordshire
Certes Computing Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Central London, London, Hounslow, Slough,...
XIST4 IT LIMITED
Salary: £50-65,000 + 20% Bonus + Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
EE
Salary: Competitive+benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Ocado
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Watford
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Watford
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £20000.00 - £24000.00 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Steria
Salary: From £0 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago