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 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 85 94 81
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -13
Permanent jobs citing SLA 70 57 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 2.87% 2.42% 2.59%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 35.18% 26.39% 30.59%
Number of salaries quoted 60 45 39
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,950 £27,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £59,200 £65,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £35,500
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -8.45%
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
199 216 170
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 8.17% 9.16% 8.46%
Number of salaries quoted 161 176 139
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 £28,800 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £61,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 1 September 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 1 September 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 +23 24 £45,000 +5.88% 1
Watford -16 13 £43,750 -7.89% 1
Borehamwood -17 6 £23,500 -36.05%
Stevenage +10 4 £19,500 -13.33% 3
Rickmansworth -24 4 £52,500 +3.96%
Welwyn Garden City - 3 £35,750 -
Hitchin +10 2 £52,500 -
SLA
East of England

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 64 (35.16%) Windows
2 43 (23.63%) Active Directory
3 38 (20.88%) Cisco
4 37 (20.33%) Mentoring
5 33 (18.13%) Microsoft
5 33 (18.13%) TCP/IP
5 33 (18.13%) ITIL
6 32 (17.58%) VMware
7 31 (17.03%) SQL
8 30 (16.48%) Linux
9 27 (14.84%) Finance
10 26 (14.29%) WAN
11 25 (13.74%) LAN
11 25 (13.74%) Windows Server 2008
12 24 (13.19%) DNS
13 23 (12.64%) Service Delivery
13 23 (12.64%) VMware Infrastructure
14 21 (11.54%) Firewall
14 21 (11.54%) SAN
14 21 (11.54%) MS Exchange
15 20 (10.99%) Oracle
15 20 (10.99%) Microsoft Certification
15 20 (10.99%) VPN
15 20 (10.99%) HP
15 20 (10.99%) Citrix
15 20 (10.99%) Change Management
15 20 (10.99%) Replication
15 20 (10.99%) Agile Software Development
16 19 (10.44%) Cisco Certification
16 19 (10.44%) MS Office

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 21 (11.54%) MS Exchange
2 12 (6.59%) Exchange Server 2010
3 11 (6.04%) SharePoint
3 11 (6.04%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 9 (4.95%) IBM Notes
5 7 (3.85%) Apache
5 7 (3.85%) IIS
6 6 (3.30%) Exchange Server 2007
6 6 (3.30%) Exchange Server 2013
7 5 (2.75%) nginx
7 5 (2.75%) Joomla!
7 5 (2.75%) WordPress
7 5 (2.75%) BizTalk Server
7 5 (2.75%) WebLogic
8 4 (2.20%) WebSphere Application Server
8 4 (2.20%) WebSphere
9 3 (1.65%) Tomcat
10 2 (1.10%) Sitecore CMS
10 2 (1.10%) CMS
10 2 (1.10%) Moodle
Applications
1 19 (10.44%) MS Office
2 17 (9.34%) MS Excel
3 3 (1.65%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.10%) Adobe After Effects
5 1 (0.55%) MS Project
5 1 (0.55%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (2.75%) Magento
2 4 (2.20%) SAP FI/CO
2 4 (2.20%) Maximo
2 4 (2.20%) SAP CO
2 4 (2.20%) SAP FI
3 1 (0.55%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.55%) SAP CRM
3 1 (0.55%) Oracle 11i
3 1 (0.55%) Oracle General Ledger
3 1 (0.55%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.55%) Oracle iProcurement
3 1 (0.55%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (0.55%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (0.55%) Oracle Assets
Cloud Services
1 15 (8.24%) Office 365
2 11 (6.04%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 33 (18.13%) TCP/IP
2 26 (14.29%) WAN
3 25 (13.74%) LAN
4 24 (13.19%) DNS
5 21 (11.54%) SAN
5 21 (11.54%) Firewall
6 20 (10.99%) VPN
7 17 (9.34%) SSL
7 17 (9.34%) DHCP
8 13 (7.14%) NAS
9 11 (6.04%) DWDM
9 11 (6.04%) OSPF
10 9 (4.95%) BGP
11 7 (3.85%) MPLS
11 7 (3.85%) SMTP
11 7 (3.85%) VLAN
11 7 (3.85%) Ethernet
11 7 (3.85%) VoIP
12 6 (3.30%) FTP
12 6 (3.30%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (9.34%) SQL Server
2 14 (7.69%) MySQL
3 11 (6.04%) Oracle Database 10g
3 11 (6.04%) Oracle Database
4 9 (4.95%) SQL Server 2005
5 5 (2.75%) SQL Server 2012
6 4 (2.20%) BusinessObjects
6 4 (2.20%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (1.10%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (1.10%) Oracle BI Publisher
8 1 (0.55%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 3 (1.65%) Maven
1 3 (1.65%) JIRA
2 2 (1.10%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (0.55%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (0.55%) JDeveloper
3 1 (0.55%) Oracle APEX
General
1 27 (14.84%) Finance
2 18 (9.89%) Telecoms
3 14 (7.69%) Retail
4 5 (2.75%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.10%) Banking
5 2 (1.10%) Legal
6 1 (0.55%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.55%) General Ledger
6 1 (0.55%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 28 (15.38%) Analyst
2 19 (10.44%) Delivery Manager
3 14 (7.69%) Senior Manager
3 14 (7.69%) Administrator
4 13 (7.14%) Support Analyst
5 11 (6.04%) Support Engineer
5 11 (6.04%) Technical Engineer
6 10 (5.49%) Network Engineer
7 8 (4.40%) Consultant
7 8 (4.40%) Developer
8 7 (3.85%) Service Manager
8 7 (3.85%) Applications Support
8 7 (3.85%) Service Analyst
8 7 (3.85%) IT Support
8 7 (3.85%) Designer
9 6 (3.30%) UX Designer
9 6 (3.30%) NOC Engineer
9 6 (3.30%) Systems Administrator
9 6 (3.30%) Java Developer
9 6 (3.30%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (4.40%) Java EE
2 7 (3.85%) Web Services
3 6 (3.30%) .NET
3 6 (3.30%) CSS
3 6 (3.30%) SOAP
3 6 (3.30%) JMS
3 6 (3.30%) REST
4 5 (2.75%) Alternative PHP Cache
4 5 (2.75%) HTML
4 5 (2.75%) LAMP
4 5 (2.75%) Hibernate
4 5 (2.75%) Spring
5 3 (1.65%) Middleware
5 3 (1.65%) XML
6 2 (1.10%) XSL
6 2 (1.10%) XSLT
6 2 (1.10%) Flash
6 2 (1.10%) JSP
6 2 (1.10%) Struts
6 2 (1.10%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 20 (10.99%) Replication
2 12 (6.59%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (6.04%) Hybrid Cloud
3 11 (6.04%) Blackberry
3 11 (6.04%) User Experience
4 9 (4.95%) Data Centre
5 6 (3.30%) Mobile App
5 6 (3.30%) Thin Client
5 6 (3.30%) Statistics
5 6 (3.30%) Fat Client
5 6 (3.30%) Clustering
6 4 (2.20%) AS400
6 4 (2.20%) FMCG
6 4 (2.20%) HP StoreVirtual
7 3 (1.65%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.55%) EPoS
8 1 (0.55%) NHS
8 1 (0.55%) IVR
8 1 (0.55%) e-Health
8 1 (0.55%) SecurID
Operating Systems
1 64 (35.16%) Windows
2 30 (16.48%) Linux
3 25 (13.74%) Windows Server 2008
4 18 (9.89%) Windows XP
5 16 (8.79%) Windows Server 2012
6 15 (8.24%) Windows 7
7 10 (5.49%) UNIX
8 7 (3.85%) Windows Server 2003
9 5 (2.75%) CentOS
10 4 (2.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (1.10%) Debian
11 2 (1.10%) Android
11 2 (1.10%) AIX
11 2 (1.10%) HPUX
11 2 (1.10%) Solaris
12 1 (0.55%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (20.33%) Mentoring
2 33 (18.13%) ITIL
3 23 (12.64%) Service Delivery
4 20 (10.99%) Change Management
4 20 (10.99%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (7.69%) Service Management
5 14 (7.69%) Scrum
5 14 (7.69%) DSDM
5 14 (7.69%) Business Development
6 13 (7.14%) Performance Tuning
7 12 (6.59%) Problem Management
7 12 (6.59%) Time Management
7 12 (6.59%) Disaster Recovery
7 12 (6.59%) Line Management
8 11 (6.04%) Project Management
8 11 (6.04%) Incident Management
9 10 (5.49%) Root Cause Analysis
10 9 (4.95%) Continuous Improvement
10 9 (4.95%) Migration
10 9 (4.95%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 31 (17.03%) SQL
2 11 (6.04%) PowerShell
3 9 (4.95%) Bash Shell
3 9 (4.95%) PL/SQL
4 8 (4.40%) Java
5 7 (3.85%) Perl
6 5 (2.75%) PHP
6 5 (2.75%) JavaScript
7 4 (2.20%) VBA
8 3 (1.65%) C#
8 3 (1.65%) VBScript
8 3 (1.65%) VB
9 1 (0.55%) C
Qualifications
1 20 (10.99%) Microsoft Certification
2 19 (10.44%) Cisco Certification
3 18 (9.89%) Degree
4 17 (9.34%) SC Cleared
4 17 (9.34%) Security Cleared
5 15 (8.24%) MCSE
6 12 (6.59%) CCNA
7 10 (5.49%) MCSA
8 8 (4.40%) CCNP
8 8 (4.40%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 7 (3.85%) MCP
10 6 (3.30%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 5 (2.75%) MCTS
12 3 (1.65%) MCITP
12 3 (1.65%) ITIL Certification
12 3 (1.65%) PMP
12 3 (1.65%) PMI Certification
13 1 (0.55%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
13 1 (0.55%) Six Sigma Green Belt
13 1 (0.55%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.30%) PCI DSS
2 2 (1.10%) 21 CFR Part 11
2 2 (1.10%) GMP
3 1 (0.55%) BS7799
System Software
1 43 (23.63%) Active Directory
2 23 (12.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (6.04%) vSphere
3 11 (6.04%) Oracle RAC
4 8 (4.40%) Hyper-V
4 8 (4.40%) Terminal Services
5 7 (3.85%) iptables
6 6 (3.30%) VMware ESXi
6 6 (3.30%) Xen
6 6 (3.30%) XenApp
7 5 (2.75%) Sendmail
7 5 (2.75%) Varnish
8 4 (2.20%) MetaFrame
9 3 (1.65%) Firmware
9 3 (1.65%) NFS
9 3 (1.65%) VMware ESX
9 3 (1.65%) KVM
10 2 (1.10%) Microsoft App-V
10 2 (1.10%) Samba
10 2 (1.10%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 9 (4.95%) SCCM
1 9 (4.95%) Data Guard
2 5 (2.75%) Cacti
2 5 (2.75%) cPanel
2 5 (2.75%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 5 (2.75%) Nagios
3 4 (2.20%) Norton AntiVirus
4 3 (1.65%) Netcool
5 2 (1.10%) WSUS
5 2 (1.10%) EMC NetWorker
5 2 (1.10%) Legato
6 1 (0.55%) HP NNM
6 1 (0.55%) SnapMirror
6 1 (0.55%) SnapVault
Vendors
1 38 (20.88%) Cisco
2 33 (18.13%) Microsoft
3 32 (17.58%) VMware
4 20 (10.99%) HP
4 20 (10.99%) Oracle
4 20 (10.99%) Citrix
5 16 (8.79%) Remedy
6 13 (7.14%) Fujitsu
7 12 (6.59%) Apple
7 12 (6.59%) IBM
8 11 (6.04%) SonicWALL
9 9 (4.95%) Ciena
9 9 (4.95%) Dell
9 9 (4.95%) Lotus
10 8 (4.40%) Red Hat
11 7 (3.85%) SAP
12 4 (2.20%) EMC
12 4 (2.20%) SolarWinds
12 4 (2.20%) JD Edwards
12 4 (2.20%) Symantec
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