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 29 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 63 95 90
Rank change year-on-year
+32 -5
Permanent jobs citing SLA 82 68 64
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 4.12% 2.79% 2.57%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 31.06% 30.77% 24.52%
Number of salaries quoted 62 54 56
Median salary £37,500 £41,750 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-10.17% -7.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,750 £22,450 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £69,500 £78,750 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £34,500 £33,500 £34,000
% change year-on-year
+2.98% -1.47%
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
264 221 261
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 13.27% 9.08% 10.47%
Number of salaries quoted 204 163 228
Median salary £45,000 £44,750 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+0.55% -0.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £75,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,274 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+6.44% +4.38%

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 29 July 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 29 July 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 +19 21 £37,500 -31.81% 2
Watford +26 17 £60,000 +37.14% 1
Stevenage +2 16 £19,750 -3.65% 1
Borehamwood +18 11 £30,000 +7.14%
Rickmansworth - 4 £50,000 -
Harpenden - 1 £26,500 -
St Albans - 1 £55,000 -
SLA
East of England

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 53 (29.61%) ITIL
2 50 (27.93%) Microsoft
3 46 (25.70%) Windows
4 41 (22.91%) Oracle
5 39 (21.79%) MS Office
5 39 (21.79%) SQL
6 38 (21.23%) Finance
6 38 (21.23%) VMware
6 38 (21.23%) VMware Infrastructure
7 36 (20.11%) Security Cleared
7 36 (20.11%) Firewall
8 35 (19.55%) Cisco
9 33 (18.44%) MS Excel
10 31 (17.32%) Telecoms
11 28 (15.64%) Linux
12 27 (15.08%) Active Directory
12 27 (15.08%) Windows Server
13 26 (14.53%) WAN
14 25 (13.97%) TCP/IP
14 25 (13.97%) SQL Server
14 25 (13.97%) Mentoring
15 23 (12.85%) NAS
16 22 (12.29%) Windows Server 2008
16 22 (12.29%) Java
16 22 (12.29%) LAN
17 21 (11.73%) HP
17 21 (11.73%) CCNA
17 21 (11.73%) Cisco Certification
17 21 (11.73%) SAN
18 20 (11.17%) MS Exchange

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 20 (11.17%) MS Exchange
2 16 (8.94%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 11 (6.15%) Exchange Server 2010
4 9 (5.03%) IIS
5 8 (4.47%) Apache
5 8 (4.47%) WebLogic
6 7 (3.91%) Exchange Server 2007
6 7 (3.91%) Exchange Server 2013
7 6 (3.35%) SharePoint
7 6 (3.35%) Tomcat
7 6 (3.35%) WebSphere
8 3 (1.68%) Skype for Business
8 3 (1.68%) SugarCRM
9 1 (0.56%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.56%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (0.56%) nginx
9 1 (0.56%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 39 (21.79%) MS Office
2 33 (18.44%) MS Excel
3 11 (6.15%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.56%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.56%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (2.23%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.68%) Sage CRM
3 1 (0.56%) Sage 200
3 1 (0.56%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 16 (8.94%) Microsoft Azure
1 16 (8.94%) Office 365
2 2 (1.12%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 36 (20.11%) Firewall
2 26 (14.53%) WAN
3 25 (13.97%) TCP/IP
4 23 (12.85%) NAS
5 22 (12.29%) LAN
6 21 (11.73%) SAN
7 19 (10.61%) DNS
8 18 (10.06%) DHCP
9 17 (9.50%) VPN
10 16 (8.94%) SSL
11 11 (6.15%) OSPF
11 11 (6.15%) Remote Desktop
12 9 (5.03%) Wi-Fi
13 6 (3.35%) Cisco IPT
13 6 (3.35%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
14 5 (2.79%) VLAN
15 4 (2.23%) Broadband
15 4 (2.23%) Internet
15 4 (2.23%) IP Telephony
16 3 (1.68%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (13.97%) SQL Server
2 16 (8.94%) SQL Server 2005
3 12 (6.70%) Oracle Database
3 12 (6.70%) Oracle Database 10g
4 10 (5.59%) Oracle BI Publisher
4 10 (5.59%) Oracle Reports
5 7 (3.91%) SQL Server 2008
5 7 (3.91%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (1.68%) MySQL
6 3 (1.68%) Oracle Database 11g
6 3 (1.68%) SAP BW
7 2 (1.12%) Oracle Exadata
8 1 (0.56%) Big Data
8 1 (0.56%) PostgreSQL
General
1 38 (21.23%) Finance
2 31 (17.32%) Telecoms
3 6 (3.35%) Retail
4 5 (2.79%) Aerospace
4 5 (2.79%) Banking
4 5 (2.79%) Manufacturing
5 4 (2.23%) French Language
5 4 (2.23%) Italian Language
6 3 (1.68%) Welsh Language
7 1 (0.56%) Advertising
7 1 (0.56%) Marketing
7 1 (0.56%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 35 (19.55%) Analyst
2 26 (14.53%) Support Engineer
3 19 (10.61%) Support Analyst
4 18 (10.06%) Developer
5 16 (8.94%) Applications Support
5 16 (8.94%) Service Analyst
5 16 (8.94%) Service Desk Analyst
6 14 (7.82%) 2nd Line Engineer
7 13 (7.26%) 2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
8 12 (6.70%) Network Engineer
8 12 (6.70%) Senior Developer
8 12 (6.70%) Service Manager
9 11 (6.15%) 2nd Line Support
9 11 (6.15%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 9 (5.03%) Applications Support Analyst
10 9 (5.03%) Database Engineer
10 9 (5.03%) Oracle Developer
10 9 (5.03%) Technical Engineer
10 9 (5.03%) VMware Engineer
11 8 (4.47%) Cisco Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (9.50%) Middleware
2 16 (8.94%) XML
3 10 (5.59%) Oracle GoldenGate
4 8 (4.47%) Hibernate
4 8 (4.47%) J2EE
4 8 (4.47%) Spring
4 8 (4.47%) Web Services
5 6 (3.35%) .NET
5 6 (3.35%) .NET Framework
6 3 (1.68%) CSS
6 3 (1.68%) HTML
7 1 (0.56%) LAMP
7 1 (0.56%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 18 (10.06%) Blackberry
2 17 (9.50%) Virtual Team
3 16 (8.94%) Hybrid Cloud
3 16 (8.94%) Replication
4 12 (6.70%) Video Conferencing
5 11 (6.15%) Data Centre
5 11 (6.15%) Fat Client
5 11 (6.15%) Thin Client
6 10 (5.59%) Data Protection Act
7 8 (4.47%) Analytical Skills
7 8 (4.47%) Management Information System
8 6 (3.35%) Clustering
9 5 (2.79%) Computer Science
9 5 (2.79%) Driving Licence
9 5 (2.79%) HP StoreVirtual
9 5 (2.79%) Life Science
10 3 (1.68%) FMCG
11 2 (1.12%) Mobile App
11 2 (1.12%) Statistics
11 2 (1.12%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 46 (25.70%) Windows
2 28 (15.64%) Linux
3 27 (15.08%) Windows Server
4 22 (12.29%) Windows Server 2008
5 18 (10.06%) Unix
6 17 (9.50%) Windows Server 2012
7 14 (7.82%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (2.79%) Windows XP
9 3 (1.68%) Mac OS X
9 3 (1.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (1.68%) Windows 8
10 2 (1.12%) Solaris
10 2 (1.12%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.56%) AIX
11 1 (0.56%) CentOS
11 1 (0.56%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (29.61%) ITIL
2 25 (13.97%) Mentoring
3 19 (10.61%) Performance Tuning
4 18 (10.06%) Service Delivery
4 18 (10.06%) Service Management
5 17 (9.50%) Enterprise Architecture
5 17 (9.50%) High Availability
5 17 (9.50%) SDLC
6 16 (8.94%) UML
7 14 (7.82%) Business Intelligence
8 13 (7.26%) CRM
8 13 (7.26%) Incident Management
9 12 (6.70%) Continuous Improvement
9 12 (6.70%) Data Protection
10 11 (6.15%) Operations Management
11 10 (5.59%) ITIL V3
11 10 (5.59%) Problem Management
12 9 (5.03%) Database Tuning
12 9 (5.03%) Physical Data Model
12 9 (5.03%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 39 (21.79%) SQL
2 22 (12.29%) Java
3 17 (9.50%) PL/SQL
4 6 (3.35%) Bash Shell
4 6 (3.35%) VB
5 5 (2.79%) PowerShell
5 5 (2.79%) VBA
6 2 (1.12%) PHP
6 2 (1.12%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.56%) Perl
7 1 (0.56%) Python
Qualifications
1 36 (20.11%) Security Cleared
2 21 (11.73%) CCNA
2 21 (11.73%) Cisco Certification
3 14 (7.82%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 13 (7.26%) CCNP
5 12 (6.70%) SC Cleared
6 10 (5.59%) Microsoft Certification
7 7 (3.91%) MCSE
8 6 (3.35%) BC Cleared
8 6 (3.35%) CCSA
9 5 (2.79%) Degree
9 5 (2.79%) ITIL Certification
9 5 (2.79%) MCSA
10 3 (1.68%) DBS Check
11 2 (1.12%) MCITP
12 1 (0.56%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 1 (0.56%) MCP
12 1 (0.56%) MCTS
12 1 (0.56%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 38 (21.23%) VMware Infrastructure
2 27 (15.08%) Active Directory
3 14 (7.82%) vSphere
4 12 (6.70%) VMware ESXi
4 12 (6.70%) XenApp
5 11 (6.15%) Oracle RAC
6 10 (5.59%) Hyper-V
6 10 (5.59%) Terminal Services
7 7 (3.91%) VMware ESX
8 5 (2.79%) Xen
9 3 (1.68%) VMware Server
10 1 (0.56%) iptables
10 1 (0.56%) NFS
10 1 (0.56%) Samba
Systems Management
1 11 (6.15%) Data Guard
1 11 (6.15%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 10 (5.59%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (0.56%) Nagios
Vendors
1 50 (27.93%) Microsoft
2 41 (22.91%) Oracle
3 38 (21.23%) VMware
4 35 (19.55%) Cisco
5 21 (11.73%) HP
6 19 (10.61%) Apple
7 16 (8.94%) Fujitsu
7 16 (8.94%) SonicWALL
8 15 (8.38%) Citrix
9 7 (3.91%) IBM
10 6 (3.35%) CheckPoint
10 6 (3.35%) F5
11 5 (2.79%) Dell
11 5 (2.79%) NetApp
12 4 (2.23%) Computacenter
12 4 (2.23%) Sage
12 4 (2.23%) Siebel
13 3 (1.68%) JD Edwards
13 3 (1.68%) Northgate
13 3 (1.68%) SAP
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
SCC
Posted: Yesterday
Hemel Hempstead
Capita Internal Resourcing (Capita RPO)
Salary: £14000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Letchworth Garden City
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £22000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Hertfordshire
MDJ IT
Posted: Yesterday
Hertford, Hertfordshire
Blue Square
Salary: From £22,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Bristow Holland
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Hertfordshire
Volt
Salary: Total Package £62,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
MDJ IT
Posted: 4 days ago