The table below looks at the statistics for SLA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SLA over the 3 months to 27 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 61 76 99
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +23
Permanent jobs citing SLA 82 91 64
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 3.96% 3.82% 2.41%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 33.88% 39.39% 21.99%
Number of salaries quoted 62 71 55
Median salary £48,750 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+14.70% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,000 £30,400
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £82,500 £55,800
UK excluding London median salary £34,000 £34,000 £34,000
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
242 231 291
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 11.68% 9.69% 10.96%
Number of salaries quoted 197 163 246
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -3.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £75,000 £65,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

SLA
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Hertfordshire region citing SLA as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 27 June 2016.

SLA Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

SLA
Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SLA within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 27 June 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hemel Hempstead +5 23 £40,000 -27.27% 1
Watford +35 19 £70,000 +21.73%
Borehamwood +14 12 £27,500 -15.38%
Stevenage 0 12 £17,750 -13.41%
Welwyn Garden City -6 5 £42,500 -15.00%
Rickmansworth +13 3 £50,000 +25.00%
Harpenden - 1 £26,500 -
SLA
East of England

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 27 June 2016, IT jobs citing SLA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Hertfordshire region with a requirement for SLA.

1 56 (32.18%) Windows
1 56 (32.18%) Microsoft
2 50 (28.74%) ITIL
3 48 (27.59%) Firewall
4 47 (27.01%) SQL
5 45 (25.86%) VMware
5 45 (25.86%) VMware Infrastructure
6 41 (23.56%) Oracle
7 39 (22.41%) Linux
7 39 (22.41%) Cisco
8 38 (21.84%) TCP/IP
8 38 (21.84%) Windows Server
9 37 (21.26%) Finance
10 36 (20.69%) MS Excel
11 33 (18.97%) Active Directory
12 32 (18.39%) SQL Server
12 32 (18.39%) MS Office
13 31 (17.82%) SAN
13 31 (17.82%) Security Cleared
13 31 (17.82%) Windows Server 2008
14 30 (17.24%) Telecoms
15 28 (16.09%) DNS
15 28 (16.09%) WAN
16 27 (15.52%) NAS
17 26 (14.94%) MS Exchange
18 25 (14.37%) HP
19 24 (13.79%) Mentoring
20 23 (13.22%) Windows Server 2012
20 23 (13.22%) SSL
20 23 (13.22%) LAN

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 26 (14.94%) MS Exchange
2 19 (10.92%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 14 (8.05%) Apache
3 14 (8.05%) Exchange Server 2010
4 12 (6.90%) IIS
5 9 (5.17%) Tomcat
5 9 (5.17%) WebSphere
6 8 (4.60%) Exchange Server 2007
6 8 (4.60%) Exchange Server 2013
6 8 (4.60%) SharePoint
6 8 (4.60%) WebLogic
7 5 (2.87%) Skype for Business
8 4 (2.30%) Joomla!
8 4 (2.30%) Moodle
8 4 (2.30%) nginx
8 4 (2.30%) WordPress
9 1 (0.57%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (0.57%) Office Communications Server
9 1 (0.57%) SugarCRM
Applications
1 36 (20.69%) MS Excel
2 32 (18.39%) MS Office
3 7 (4.02%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.57%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.57%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (2.30%) Magento
2 1 (0.57%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.57%) Sage 200
2 1 (0.57%) Sage CRM
2 1 (0.57%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 19 (10.92%) Microsoft Azure
1 19 (10.92%) Office 365
2 2 (1.15%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 48 (27.59%) Firewall
2 38 (21.84%) TCP/IP
3 31 (17.82%) SAN
4 28 (16.09%) DNS
4 28 (16.09%) WAN
5 27 (15.52%) NAS
6 23 (13.22%) DHCP
6 23 (13.22%) LAN
6 23 (13.22%) SSL
7 20 (11.49%) VPN
8 15 (8.62%) Remote Desktop
9 13 (7.47%) OSPF
10 7 (4.02%) SMTP
10 7 (4.02%) Wi-Fi
11 6 (3.45%) POP3
11 6 (3.45%) VLAN
12 5 (2.87%) Broadband
12 5 (2.87%) IP Telephony
13 4 (2.30%) Cisco IPT
13 4 (2.30%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (18.39%) SQL Server
2 20 (11.49%) SQL Server 2005
3 10 (5.75%) Oracle BI Publisher
3 10 (5.75%) Oracle Database
3 10 (5.75%) Oracle Database 10g
3 10 (5.75%) Oracle Reports
4 8 (4.60%) SQL Server 2008
4 8 (4.60%) SQL Server 2012
5 7 (4.02%) MySQL
6 3 (1.72%) Oracle Database 11g
6 3 (1.72%) SAP BW
7 2 (1.15%) Oracle Exadata
8 1 (0.57%) Big Data
General
1 37 (21.26%) Finance
2 30 (17.24%) Telecoms
3 6 (3.45%) Retail
4 5 (2.87%) Aerospace
4 5 (2.87%) Banking
4 5 (2.87%) Manufacturing
5 4 (2.30%) French Language
5 4 (2.30%) Italian Language
6 3 (1.72%) Welsh Language
7 1 (0.57%) Marketing
7 1 (0.57%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 28 (16.09%) Analyst
1 28 (16.09%) Support Engineer
2 19 (10.92%) Developer
3 18 (10.34%) Support Analyst
4 16 (9.20%) Applications Support
5 14 (8.05%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 12 (6.90%) Technical Engineer
6 12 (6.90%) VMware Engineer
7 11 (6.32%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 10 (5.75%) Network Engineer
8 10 (5.75%) Senior Developer
8 10 (5.75%) Service Manager
9 9 (5.17%) 2nd Line Support
9 9 (5.17%) Cisco Engineer
9 9 (5.17%) Oracle Developer
9 9 (5.17%) Service Analyst
9 9 (5.17%) Service Desk Analyst
9 9 (5.17%) Technical Support
10 8 (4.60%) Citrix Engineer
10 8 (4.60%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (10.34%) Middleware
2 14 (8.05%) XML
3 9 (5.17%) .NET
3 9 (5.17%) .NET Framework
4 8 (4.60%) Oracle GoldenGate
4 8 (4.60%) Web Services
5 6 (3.45%) Hibernate
5 6 (3.45%) J2EE
5 6 (3.45%) Spring
6 5 (2.87%) LAMP
7 4 (2.30%) Alternative PHP Cache
7 4 (2.30%) LEMP Stack
8 3 (1.72%) CSS
8 3 (1.72%) HTML
9 1 (0.57%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 23 (13.22%) Replication
2 21 (12.07%) Blackberry
3 19 (10.92%) Hybrid Cloud
4 15 (8.62%) Virtual Team
5 14 (8.05%) Data Centre
6 13 (7.47%) Fat Client
6 13 (7.47%) Thin Client
7 12 (6.90%) Clustering
8 10 (5.75%) Analytical Skills
8 10 (5.75%) Data Protection Act
9 7 (4.02%) Management Information System
10 6 (3.45%) HP StoreVirtual
11 5 (2.87%) Computer Science
11 5 (2.87%) Life Science
11 5 (2.87%) Video Conferencing
12 2 (1.15%) Driving Licence
12 2 (1.15%) FMCG
12 2 (1.15%) Mobile App
12 2 (1.15%) Statistics
13 1 (0.57%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 56 (32.18%) Windows
2 39 (22.41%) Linux
3 38 (21.84%) Windows Server
4 31 (17.82%) Windows Server 2008
5 23 (13.22%) Windows Server 2012
6 20 (11.49%) Windows Server 2003
7 19 (10.92%) Unix
8 5 (2.87%) CentOS
9 4 (2.30%) Windows XP
10 3 (1.72%) Mac OS X
10 3 (1.72%) Windows 8
11 2 (1.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (1.15%) Solaris
11 2 (1.15%) Windows 7
12 1 (0.57%) AIX
12 1 (0.57%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (28.74%) ITIL
2 24 (13.79%) Mentoring
3 21 (12.07%) Performance Tuning
4 16 (9.20%) High Availability
5 15 (8.62%) Enterprise Architecture
5 15 (8.62%) SDLC
5 15 (8.62%) Service Delivery
6 14 (8.05%) Business Intelligence
6 14 (8.05%) UML
7 13 (7.47%) Service Management
8 12 (6.90%) Data Protection
8 12 (6.90%) Incident Management
8 12 (6.90%) ITIL V3
9 10 (5.75%) Continuous Improvement
9 10 (5.75%) CRM
10 9 (5.17%) Data Modelling
10 9 (5.17%) Database Optimisation
10 9 (5.17%) Load Balancing
10 9 (5.17%) Operations Management
10 9 (5.17%) Physical Data Model
Programming Languages
1 47 (27.01%) SQL
2 23 (13.22%) Java
3 15 (8.62%) PL/SQL
4 11 (6.32%) Bash Shell
5 9 (5.17%) VB
6 6 (3.45%) PHP
6 6 (3.45%) PowerShell
6 6 (3.45%) VBA
7 5 (2.87%) Perl
8 2 (1.15%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.57%) Python
Qualifications
1 31 (17.82%) Security Cleared
2 20 (11.49%) CCNA
2 20 (11.49%) Cisco Certification
3 18 (10.34%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 17 (9.77%) SC Cleared
5 12 (6.90%) CCNP
5 12 (6.90%) Microsoft Certification
6 10 (5.75%) MCSE
7 6 (3.45%) MCSA
8 5 (2.87%) BC Cleared
8 5 (2.87%) Degree
8 5 (2.87%) ITIL Certification
9 4 (2.30%) CCSA
10 3 (1.72%) DBS Check
11 2 (1.15%) MCITP
12 1 (0.57%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 45 (25.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 33 (18.97%) Active Directory
3 18 (10.34%) vSphere
4 14 (8.05%) VMware ESXi
4 14 (8.05%) XenApp
5 13 (7.47%) Hyper-V
5 13 (7.47%) Terminal Services
6 10 (5.75%) Xen
7 9 (5.17%) Oracle RAC
8 8 (4.60%) VMware ESX
9 5 (2.87%) iptables
9 5 (2.87%) VMware Server
10 4 (2.30%) Sendmail
10 4 (2.30%) Varnish
11 1 (0.57%) NFS
11 1 (0.57%) Samba
Systems Management
1 9 (5.17%) Data Guard
1 9 (5.17%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 8 (4.60%) Oracle RMAN
3 4 (2.30%) Cacti
3 4 (2.30%) cPanel
3 4 (2.30%) Nagios
Vendors
1 56 (32.18%) Microsoft
2 45 (25.86%) VMware
3 41 (23.56%) Oracle
4 39 (22.41%) Cisco
5 25 (14.37%) HP
6 22 (12.64%) Apple
7 20 (11.49%) Fujitsu
8 19 (10.92%) Citrix
8 19 (10.92%) SonicWALL
9 11 (6.32%) IBM
10 8 (4.60%) NetApp
11 7 (4.02%) Dell
12 5 (2.87%) Red Hat
13 4 (2.30%) CheckPoint
13 4 (2.30%) F5
13 4 (2.30%) IDERA
13 4 (2.30%) R1Soft
13 4 (2.30%) Siebel
14 3 (1.72%) Avaya
14 3 (1.72%) SAP
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £41000 per annum + training, progression
Posted: 4 days ago