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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 91 81 89
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +8
Permanent jobs citing SLA 68 64 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 2.82% 2.59% 2.21%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 33.17% 26.56% 27.49%
Number of salaries quoted 52 56 44
Average salary £42,500 £46,250 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.10% +8.82%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,650 £27,500 £25,750
10% offered a salary of more than £81,250 £57,500 £51,750
UK excluding London average salary £33,665 £34,000 £37,250
% change year-on-year
-0.98% -8.72%
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
205 241 171
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 8.51% 9.74% 8.06%
Number of salaries quoted 149 214 140
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £29,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,250 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 +11 22 £57,500 +24.32% 4
Watford -27 9 £43,750 -2.77%
Borehamwood -15 7 £28,000 -25.33%
Stevenage +10 5 £20,500 -29.31% 2
Welwyn Garden City -4 5 £47,500 +106.52%
Hitchin - 3 £50,000 -
Rickmansworth -18 1 £52,500 +7.14%
Hoddesdon - 1 £38,000 -
SLA
East of England

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 84 (40.98%) Windows
2 57 (27.80%) Active Directory
3 42 (20.49%) ITIL
4 40 (19.51%) Linux
4 40 (19.51%) VMware
4 40 (19.51%) Mentoring
5 39 (19.02%) Microsoft
6 36 (17.56%) Cisco
6 36 (17.56%) TCP/IP
7 32 (15.61%) SQL
7 32 (15.61%) Finance
8 31 (15.12%) Windows Server 2008
9 30 (14.63%) Microsoft Certification
10 29 (14.15%) WAN
11 28 (13.66%) DNS
12 27 (13.17%) MS Exchange
12 27 (13.17%) LAN
13 26 (12.68%) MS Office
14 24 (11.71%) Windows XP
14 24 (11.71%) Degree
15 23 (11.22%) Windows Server 2012
15 23 (11.22%) Citrix
16 22 (10.73%) SAN
16 22 (10.73%) MCSE
16 22 (10.73%) MySQL
16 22 (10.73%) SQL Server
16 22 (10.73%) VMware Infrastructure
17 21 (10.24%) SC Cleared
17 21 (10.24%) Security Cleared
17 21 (10.24%) Oracle

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 27 (13.17%) MS Exchange
2 17 (8.29%) SharePoint
3 15 (7.32%) Apache
4 13 (6.34%) Exchange Server 2010
5 12 (5.85%) IBM Notes
6 10 (4.88%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 7 (3.41%) Exchange Server 2013
8 6 (2.93%) Exchange Server 2007
9 5 (2.44%) WordPress
9 5 (2.44%) nginx
9 5 (2.44%) BizTalk Server
9 5 (2.44%) IIS
9 5 (2.44%) Joomla!
10 4 (1.95%) WebSphere
10 4 (1.95%) WebSphere Application Server
10 4 (1.95%) WebLogic
11 3 (1.46%) Apache Solr
11 3 (1.46%) Moodle
11 3 (1.46%) SharePoint 2010
12 2 (0.98%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 26 (12.68%) MS Office
2 21 (10.24%) MS Excel
3 3 (1.46%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.98%) Adobe After Effects
5 1 (0.49%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 7 (3.41%) SAP FI
1 7 (3.41%) SAP FI/CO
1 7 (3.41%) SAP CO
2 5 (2.44%) Magento
3 4 (1.95%) Maximo
4 1 (0.49%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.49%) SAP CRM
4 1 (0.49%) Oracle iProcurement
4 1 (0.49%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (0.49%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (0.49%) Oracle Assets
4 1 (0.49%) Oracle General Ledger
4 1 (0.49%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.49%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 17 (8.29%) Office 365
2 10 (4.88%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 36 (17.56%) TCP/IP
2 29 (14.15%) WAN
3 28 (13.66%) DNS
4 27 (13.17%) LAN
5 22 (10.73%) SAN
6 20 (9.76%) Firewall
6 20 (9.76%) VPN
7 17 (8.29%) DHCP
8 15 (7.32%) SSL
9 14 (6.83%) DWDM
10 12 (5.85%) NAS
11 11 (5.37%) SMTP
12 9 (4.39%) Internet
12 9 (4.39%) OSPF
13 8 (3.90%) BGP
14 7 (3.41%) VLAN
14 7 (3.41%) VoIP
14 7 (3.41%) Ethernet
15 6 (2.93%) FTP
15 6 (2.93%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (10.73%) MySQL
1 22 (10.73%) SQL Server
2 17 (8.29%) Oracle Database 10g
2 17 (8.29%) Oracle Database
3 9 (4.39%) SQL Server 2005
4 5 (2.44%) Oracle Reports
4 5 (2.44%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (1.95%) Oracle Database 11g
6 3 (1.46%) DB2
6 3 (1.46%) Oracle BI Publisher
7 2 (0.98%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (0.49%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 2 (0.98%) Toad
1 2 (0.98%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (0.49%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (0.49%) JDeveloper
2 1 (0.49%) Maven
2 1 (0.49%) JIRA
2 1 (0.49%) Oracle APEX
General
1 32 (15.61%) Finance
2 19 (9.27%) Retail
3 16 (7.80%) Telecoms
4 6 (2.93%) Manufacturing
5 3 (1.46%) Banking
6 2 (0.98%) Legal
6 2 (0.98%) Welsh Language
7 1 (0.49%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.49%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 38 (18.54%) Analyst
2 23 (11.22%) Delivery Manager
3 19 (9.27%) Support Analyst
4 18 (8.78%) Senior Manager
5 14 (6.83%) Administrator
6 10 (4.88%) Server Support
6 10 (4.88%) Technical Engineer
6 10 (4.88%) Server Support Analyst
6 10 (4.88%) Infrastructure Specialist
6 10 (4.88%) Server Analyst
6 10 (4.88%) IT Support
7 9 (4.39%) Network Engineer
7 9 (4.39%) Applications Support
8 8 (3.90%) NOC Engineer
8 8 (3.90%) Database Engineer
9 7 (3.41%) SAP Analyst
9 7 (3.41%) Service Manager
10 6 (2.93%) Service Analyst
10 6 (2.93%) 1st Line Support
10 6 (2.93%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (2.93%) HTML
1 6 (2.93%) Middleware
2 5 (2.44%) LAMP
2 5 (2.44%) CSS
2 5 (2.44%) Alternative PHP Cache
3 4 (1.95%) Java EE
3 4 (1.95%) .NET
3 4 (1.95%) J2EE
3 4 (1.95%) XML
4 3 (1.46%) XSL
4 3 (1.46%) XSLT
4 3 (1.46%) Hibernate
4 3 (1.46%) Spring
4 3 (1.46%) JSF
4 3 (1.46%) JSP
4 3 (1.46%) Struts
5 2 (0.98%) Web Services
5 2 (0.98%) Flash
5 2 (0.98%) HTML5
6 1 (0.49%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 21 (10.24%) Replication
2 14 (6.83%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (5.85%) Data Centre
4 11 (5.37%) Blackberry
5 10 (4.88%) Statistics
5 10 (4.88%) User Experience
5 10 (4.88%) Hybrid Cloud
6 7 (3.41%) FMCG
7 6 (2.93%) Clustering
8 5 (2.44%) Mobile App
8 5 (2.44%) Fat Client
8 5 (2.44%) Thin Client
8 5 (2.44%) AS400
9 4 (1.95%) HP StoreVirtual
10 3 (1.46%) Raspberry Pi
11 2 (0.98%) Management Information System
12 1 (0.49%) EPoS
12 1 (0.49%) NHS
12 1 (0.49%) IVR
12 1 (0.49%) e-Health
Operating Systems
1 84 (40.98%) Windows
2 40 (19.51%) Linux
3 31 (15.12%) Windows Server 2008
4 24 (11.71%) Windows XP
5 23 (11.22%) Windows Server 2012
6 20 (9.76%) Windows 7
7 17 (8.29%) UNIX
8 11 (5.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 10 (4.88%) Debian
10 8 (3.90%) Windows Server 2003
11 5 (2.44%) CentOS
12 4 (1.95%) Android
13 2 (0.98%) AIX
13 2 (0.98%) HPUX
13 2 (0.98%) Solaris
14 1 (0.49%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (20.49%) ITIL
2 40 (19.51%) Mentoring
3 19 (9.27%) Change Management
3 19 (9.27%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (8.78%) Scrum
4 18 (8.78%) Business Development
4 18 (8.78%) Service Delivery
4 18 (8.78%) DSDM
5 17 (8.29%) Problem Management
5 17 (8.29%) Line Management
6 13 (6.34%) Performance Tuning
6 13 (6.34%) Time Management
6 13 (6.34%) Service Management
7 11 (5.37%) Continuous Improvement
8 10 (4.88%) Root Cause Analysis
8 10 (4.88%) Project Management
8 10 (4.88%) Disaster Recovery
9 9 (4.39%) E-Commerce
9 9 (4.39%) Incident Management
9 9 (4.39%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 32 (15.61%) SQL
2 16 (7.80%) PowerShell
3 15 (7.32%) Perl
4 9 (4.39%) Java
4 9 (4.39%) Bash Shell
5 8 (3.90%) PL/SQL
6 5 (2.44%) PHP
7 4 (1.95%) VBA
8 3 (1.46%) VBScript
8 3 (1.46%) VB
8 3 (1.46%) C#
9 1 (0.49%) C
9 1 (0.49%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 30 (14.63%) Microsoft Certification
2 24 (11.71%) Degree
3 22 (10.73%) MCSE
4 21 (10.24%) SC Cleared
4 21 (10.24%) Security Cleared
5 18 (8.78%) Cisco Certification
6 17 (8.29%) MCSA
7 15 (7.32%) CCNA
8 12 (5.85%) MCP
9 11 (5.37%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 8 (3.90%) MCTS
11 7 (3.41%) ITIL Certification
12 6 (2.93%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 4 (1.95%) CCNP
14 3 (1.46%) PMP
14 3 (1.46%) PMI Certification
14 3 (1.46%) MCITP
15 1 (0.49%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.95%) 21 CFR Part 11
1 4 (1.95%) GMP
2 1 (0.49%) BS7799
2 1 (0.49%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (0.49%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 57 (27.80%) Active Directory
2 22 (10.73%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (8.29%) Oracle RAC
4 11 (5.37%) iptables
5 10 (4.88%) vSphere
6 8 (3.90%) Hyper-V
6 8 (3.90%) Terminal Services
7 7 (3.41%) NFS
7 7 (3.41%) Xen
8 6 (2.93%) Samba
8 6 (2.93%) XenApp
8 6 (2.93%) VMware ESXi
9 5 (2.44%) Varnish
9 5 (2.44%) Sendmail
9 5 (2.44%) MetaFrame
10 4 (1.95%) Postfix
10 4 (1.95%) VMware Server
11 3 (1.46%) Firmware
11 3 (1.46%) VMware ESX
12 2 (0.98%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 14 (6.83%) SCCM
1 14 (6.83%) Data Guard
2 8 (3.90%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 5 (2.44%) Cacti
3 5 (2.44%) cPanel
3 5 (2.44%) Nagios
3 5 (2.44%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (0.98%) Oracle RMAN
4 2 (0.98%) WSUS
4 2 (0.98%) EMC NetWorker
4 2 (0.98%) Legato
5 1 (0.49%) SnapMirror
5 1 (0.49%) SnapVault
Vendors
1 40 (19.51%) VMware
2 39 (19.02%) Microsoft
3 36 (17.56%) Cisco
4 23 (11.22%) Citrix
5 21 (10.24%) Oracle
6 18 (8.78%) HP
7 15 (7.32%) Remedy
8 12 (5.85%) Fujitsu
8 12 (5.85%) Ciena
8 12 (5.85%) Lotus
9 11 (5.37%) Apple
10 10 (4.88%) SonicWALL
10 10 (4.88%) SAP
10 10 (4.88%) IBM
11 9 (4.39%) Dell
12 8 (3.90%) Red Hat
13 6 (2.93%) Sun
14 5 (2.44%) JD Edwards
14 5 (2.44%) Symantec
15 4 (1.95%) EMC
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Negotiable plus package
Posted: Yesterday
Hertfordshire
Volt
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Arden Resourcing Limited
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum Bonus + Pension
Posted: 4 days ago
Hertfordshire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £25000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
ComputaCenter
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Hemel Hempstead
Capita - ITIN
Posted: 8 days ago
Hemel Hempstead
Capita - ITIN
Posted: 8 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
ComputaCenter
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
ComputaCenter
Salary: flexible benefits scheme
Posted: 14 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
ComputaCenter
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 17 days ago