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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 90 81 80
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -1
Permanent jobs citing SLA 55 53 86
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 2.35% 2.62% 2.98%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 25.58% 31.18% 27.39%
Number of salaries quoted 43 40 55
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £24,750 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £65,250 £46,500
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £35,750 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +2.14%
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
215 170 314
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 9.18% 8.40% 10.88%
Number of salaries quoted 175 139 237
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,800 £28,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £61,000 £67,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
- -2.43%

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 2 September 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 2 September 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 0 22 £47,500 +2.70% 4
Hemel Hempstead -20 7 £42,500 +21.42%
Rickmansworth +6 5 £50,500 +12.22%
Stevenage +5 5 £22,500 +32.35% 1
Hitchin -3 4 - -
Hoddesdon - 4 £30,000 -
Borehamwood - 3 £36,750 -
Abbots Langley - 1 £52,500 -
SLA
East of England

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 38 (32.48%) ITIL
2 36 (30.77%) Service Delivery
3 35 (29.91%) Windows
4 26 (22.22%) Finance
5 24 (20.51%) Project Management
6 23 (19.66%) MS Excel
6 23 (19.66%) Microsoft
7 22 (18.80%) Service Management
8 21 (17.95%) MS Office
9 16 (13.68%) Active Directory
10 13 (11.11%) VMware
10 13 (11.11%) Change Management
11 11 (9.40%) Marketing
11 11 (9.40%) Windows Server 2008
11 11 (9.40%) Cisco
11 11 (9.40%) CRM
12 10 (8.55%) Adobe
12 10 (8.55%) Windows Server 2003
12 10 (8.55%) Degree
12 10 (8.55%) Marketing Strategy
13 9 (7.69%) Management Information System
13 9 (7.69%) MS Exchange
14 8 (6.84%) SQL
14 8 (6.84%) Citrix
14 8 (6.84%) Supplier Management
15 7 (5.98%) Workflow
15 7 (5.98%) QA
15 7 (5.98%) Symantec
15 7 (5.98%) SAN
16 6 (5.13%) DNS

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 9 (7.69%) MS Exchange
2 5 (4.27%) Lync
2 5 (4.27%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (3.42%) Exchange Server 2003
3 4 (3.42%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (1.71%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.85%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.85%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 1 (0.85%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.85%) Apache
5 1 (0.85%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 23 (19.66%) MS Excel
2 21 (17.95%) MS Office
3 3 (2.56%) MS Project
3 3 (2.56%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (1.71%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.85%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (3.42%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.85%) SAP FI
2 1 (0.85%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (0.85%) SAP CO
2 1 (0.85%) SAP CS
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.85%) Office 365
1 1 (0.85%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 7 (5.98%) SAN
2 6 (5.13%) LAN
2 6 (5.13%) WAN
2 6 (5.13%) DNS
3 5 (4.27%) DHCP
3 5 (4.27%) SMS
3 5 (4.27%) TCP/IP
3 5 (4.27%) Firewall
4 4 (3.42%) VPN
4 4 (3.42%) Internet
5 2 (1.71%) MPLS
5 2 (1.71%) OSPF
5 2 (1.71%) BGP
5 2 (1.71%) Cisco IPT
5 2 (1.71%) Network Security
6 1 (0.85%) iSCSI
6 1 (0.85%) LTE
6 1 (0.85%) Unified Communications
6 1 (0.85%) 4G
6 1 (0.85%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (4.27%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (0.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (0.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (0.85%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (0.85%) Ant
1 1 (0.85%) Maven
1 1 (0.85%) Git (software)
1 1 (0.85%) Hudson
1 1 (0.85%) Jenkins
General
1 26 (22.22%) Finance
2 11 (9.40%) Marketing
3 5 (4.27%) Telecoms
4 3 (2.56%) Retail
4 3 (2.56%) Billing
4 3 (2.56%) Legal
4 3 (2.56%) Manufacturing
4 3 (2.56%) Advertising
5 1 (0.85%) Games
5 1 (0.85%) Banking
5 1 (0.85%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 37 (31.62%) Service Manager
2 18 (15.38%) Services Delivery Manager
2 18 (15.38%) Analyst
2 18 (15.38%) Delivery Manager
3 12 (10.26%) Service Desk Manager
4 10 (8.55%) Support Engineer
5 8 (6.84%) Service Analyst
5 8 (6.84%) Team Leader
6 7 (5.98%) Service Desk Analyst
7 5 (4.27%) Account Manager
7 5 (4.27%) Support Analyst
7 5 (4.27%) Storage Specialist
7 5 (4.27%) Backup Specialist
8 4 (3.42%) Desktop Analyst
8 4 (3.42%) Support Team Leader
8 4 (3.42%) Server Engineer
8 4 (3.42%) Deskside Support
8 4 (3.42%) Operations Engineer
8 4 (3.42%) Operations Manager
9 3 (2.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.42%) Middleware
2 1 (0.85%) REST
2 1 (0.85%) J2EE
2 1 (0.85%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (7.69%) Management Information System
2 6 (5.13%) Statistics
2 6 (5.13%) CMDB
3 5 (4.27%) Smartphone
4 4 (3.42%) Mathematics
4 4 (3.42%) Computer Science
4 4 (3.42%) Clustering
5 3 (2.56%) CLARiiON
5 3 (2.56%) Symmetrix
5 3 (2.56%) PMI
5 3 (2.56%) Celerra
5 3 (2.56%) Symmetrix DMX
6 2 (1.71%) Blackberry
7 1 (0.85%) Replication
7 1 (0.85%) PKI
7 1 (0.85%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 35 (29.91%) Windows
2 11 (9.40%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (8.55%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (5.13%) Linux
5 5 (4.27%) Solaris
5 5 (4.27%) Windows 7
6 4 (3.42%) UNIX
6 4 (3.42%) AIX
7 3 (2.56%) Windows XP
8 2 (1.71%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (32.48%) ITIL
2 36 (30.77%) Service Delivery
3 24 (20.51%) Project Management
4 22 (18.80%) Service Management
5 13 (11.11%) Change Management
6 11 (9.40%) CRM
7 10 (8.55%) Marketing Strategy
8 8 (6.84%) Supplier Management
9 7 (5.98%) Workflow
10 5 (4.27%) Matrix Management
10 5 (4.27%) Performance Management
10 5 (4.27%) Capacity Planning
11 4 (3.42%) Capacity Management
11 4 (3.42%) Time Management
11 4 (3.42%) Coaching
11 4 (3.42%) Problem Management
11 4 (3.42%) Data Analysis
11 4 (3.42%) Asset Management
11 4 (3.42%) PRINCE2
11 4 (3.42%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 8 (6.84%) SQL
2 4 (3.42%) Shell Script
3 3 (2.56%) AWK
3 3 (2.56%) Perl
4 2 (1.71%) Erlang
5 1 (0.85%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
5 1 (0.85%) Java
5 1 (0.85%) Python
Qualifications
1 10 (8.55%) Degree
2 5 (4.27%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (3.42%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 4 (3.42%) ITIL Certification
3 4 (3.42%) CCNP
3 4 (3.42%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (3.42%) MCTS
3 4 (3.42%) MCITP
4 3 (2.56%) SC Cleared
4 3 (2.56%) Security Cleared
4 3 (2.56%) PMI Certification
4 3 (2.56%) MBA
5 2 (1.71%) CCIE
5 2 (1.71%) CCNA
5 2 (1.71%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (0.85%) VCAP
6 1 (0.85%) EnCE
6 1 (0.85%) CCA
6 1 (0.85%) CISSP
6 1 (0.85%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.98%) QA
2 3 (2.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 16 (13.68%) Active Directory
2 6 (5.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (4.27%) Hyper-V
4 4 (3.42%) XenApp
4 4 (3.42%) Forefront TMG
5 3 (2.56%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 3 (2.56%) SRDF
6 2 (1.71%) vSphere
6 2 (1.71%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.85%) vCloud
7 1 (0.85%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
7 1 (0.85%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.85%) NFS
Systems Management
1 4 (3.42%) Backup Exec
1 4 (3.42%) SCCM
2 3 (2.56%) NetBackup
3 2 (1.71%) Tivoli
3 2 (1.71%) Puppet
3 2 (1.71%) Cisco UCCX
3 2 (1.71%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (0.85%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.85%) SCOM
Vendors
1 23 (19.66%) Microsoft
2 13 (11.11%) VMware
3 11 (9.40%) Cisco
4 10 (8.55%) Adobe
5 8 (6.84%) Citrix
6 7 (5.98%) Symantec
7 5 (4.27%) Juniper
8 4 (3.42%) NetApp
9 3 (2.56%) StorageTek
9 3 (2.56%) Veritas
9 3 (2.56%) EMC
9 3 (2.56%) Sun
9 3 (2.56%) HP
9 3 (2.56%) SAP
9 3 (2.56%) 3Com
9 3 (2.56%) Brocade
9 3 (2.56%) Amdocs
10 2 (1.71%) Fortinet
10 2 (1.71%) IBM
10 2 (1.71%) Dell
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