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

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 48 69 76
Rank change year-on-year
+21 +7
Permanent jobs citing SLA 117 78 90
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 5.43% 3.35% 3.28%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 39.80% 28.47% 32.97%
Number of salaries quoted 93 47 78
Average salary £40,000 £33,500 £46,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+19.40% -27.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,100 £27,000 £21,700
10% offered a salary of more than £64,500 £52,250 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -13.33%
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
294 274 273
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 13.65% 11.77% 9.96%
Number of salaries quoted 230 219 239
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £29,800
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £68,000 £57,750
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 31 March 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 March 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 +4 33 £36,000 +16.12% 2
Watford -19 9 £56,875 +67.27% 1
Stevenage +19 6 £37,500 +66.66% 1
St Albans -14 6 £50,000 +17.64% 1
Borehamwood +1 5 £26,000 -5.45%
Welwyn Garden City -4 5 £32,500 -1.51%
Rickmansworth -6 5 £40,000 +48.14%
Hertford - 5 £34,000 -
Hoddesdon - 1 - -
Harpenden - 1 £27,500 -
SLA
East of England

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 62 (32.63%) Windows
2 56 (29.47%) ITIL
3 46 (24.21%) Finance
4 39 (20.53%) Linux
5 38 (20.00%) Cisco
6 37 (19.47%) SQL
6 37 (19.47%) Active Directory
7 34 (17.89%) Problem Management
8 29 (15.26%) WAN
9 28 (14.74%) Microsoft
10 27 (14.21%) LAN
11 26 (13.68%) Time Management
12 25 (13.16%) VMware
12 25 (13.16%) Retail
13 24 (12.63%) Cisco Certification
14 23 (12.11%) SC Cleared
14 23 (12.11%) Security Cleared
15 22 (11.58%) Telecoms
15 22 (11.58%) MS Office
16 21 (11.05%) MySQL
16 21 (11.05%) UNIX
17 20 (10.53%) TCP/IP
17 20 (10.53%) Java
18 19 (10.00%) MS Exchange
18 19 (10.00%) Change Management
18 19 (10.00%) Firewall
19 18 (9.47%) Service Delivery
19 18 (9.47%) Incident Management
19 18 (9.47%) Degree
19 18 (9.47%) Microsoft Certification

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 19 (10.00%) MS Exchange
2 16 (8.42%) SharePoint
3 15 (7.89%) Apache
4 14 (7.37%) Apache Solr
5 10 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2010
6 9 (4.74%) IBM Notes
7 6 (3.16%) Lync
8 4 (2.11%) Exchange Server 2013
8 4 (2.11%) SharePoint 2010
9 3 (1.58%) Moodle
9 3 (1.58%) Joomla!
9 3 (1.58%) Exchange Server 2007
9 3 (1.58%) WordPress
9 3 (1.58%) nginx
9 3 (1.58%) WebLogic
10 2 (1.05%) BizTalk Server
10 2 (1.05%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 2 (1.05%) Exchange Server 2003
11 1 (0.53%) NetWeaver
11 1 (0.53%) IIS
Applications
1 22 (11.58%) MS Office
2 10 (5.26%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.53%) Adobe After Effects
3 1 (0.53%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 13 (6.84%) SAP FI
1 13 (6.84%) SAP FI/CO
1 13 (6.84%) SAP CO
2 5 (2.63%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (1.58%) Magento
3 3 (1.58%) SAP CRM
4 2 (1.05%) SAP SD
5 1 (0.53%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.53%) Oracle 11i
5 1 (0.53%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 8 (4.21%) Office 365
2 3 (1.58%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 29 (15.26%) WAN
2 27 (14.21%) LAN
3 20 (10.53%) TCP/IP
4 19 (10.00%) Firewall
5 16 (8.42%) DNS
6 14 (7.37%) HTTP
7 13 (6.84%) Wi-Fi
8 12 (6.32%) VPN
8 12 (6.32%) DWDM
9 11 (5.79%) Internet
10 9 (4.74%) SAN
10 9 (4.74%) SMTP
11 7 (3.68%) DHCP
12 6 (3.16%) SSL
13 4 (2.11%) VoIP
14 3 (1.58%) FTP
14 3 (1.58%) POP3
14 3 (1.58%) SSH
14 3 (1.58%) VLAN
14 3 (1.58%) IMAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (11.05%) MySQL
2 15 (7.89%) SQL Server
2 15 (7.89%) DB2
3 12 (6.32%) Oracle Database 10g
3 12 (6.32%) Oracle Database
4 6 (3.16%) QlikView
5 4 (2.11%) Oracle Database 11g
6 3 (1.58%) Oracle Reports
6 3 (1.58%) Oracle BI Publisher
7 2 (1.05%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.53%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.53%) SQL Server 2000
8 1 (0.53%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.53%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.53%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 3 (1.58%) Toad
General
1 46 (24.21%) Finance
2 25 (13.16%) Retail
3 22 (11.58%) Telecoms
4 3 (1.58%) Banking
5 2 (1.05%) Welsh Language
5 2 (1.05%) Legal
5 2 (1.05%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.05%) Billing
6 1 (0.53%) French Language
6 1 (0.53%) Italian Language
6 1 (0.53%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 33 (17.37%) Analyst
2 19 (10.00%) Network Engineer
3 18 (9.47%) Delivery Manager
4 15 (7.89%) Support Manager
5 14 (7.37%) SAP Analyst
6 13 (6.84%) SAP Business Analyst
6 13 (6.84%) Business Analyst
7 12 (6.32%) Support Analyst
7 12 (6.32%) Infrastructure Specialist
8 11 (5.79%) Service Manager
8 11 (5.79%) Senior Network Engineer
9 10 (5.26%) Services Delivery Manager
9 10 (5.26%) IT Support
10 9 (4.74%) Server Support Analyst
10 9 (4.74%) NOC Engineer
10 9 (4.74%) Server Analyst
10 9 (4.74%) Server Support
11 8 (4.21%) Senior Manager
12 7 (3.68%) Support Technician
12 7 (3.68%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (7.89%) J2EE
2 4 (2.11%) CSS
2 4 (2.11%) Middleware
2 4 (2.11%) HTML
3 3 (1.58%) Alternative PHP Cache
3 3 (1.58%) LAMP
3 3 (1.58%) Hibernate
3 3 (1.58%) Spring
3 3 (1.58%) JSF
3 3 (1.58%) Java EE
3 3 (1.58%) JSP
3 3 (1.58%) Struts
3 3 (1.58%) XML
3 3 (1.58%) XSL
3 3 (1.58%) XSLT
4 1 (0.53%) Flash
4 1 (0.53%) Web Services
4 1 (0.53%) HTML5
4 1 (0.53%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 13 (6.84%) FMCG
2 12 (6.32%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (5.26%) Replication
4 6 (3.16%) Statistics
5 4 (2.11%) Blackberry
5 4 (2.11%) Clustering
6 3 (1.58%) Raspberry Pi
6 3 (1.58%) Hybrid Cloud
7 2 (1.05%) User Experience
7 2 (1.05%) AS400
8 1 (0.53%) Thin Client
8 1 (0.53%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.53%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.53%) Fat Client
8 1 (0.53%) Video Conferencing
8 1 (0.53%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.53%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 62 (32.63%) Windows
2 39 (20.53%) Linux
3 21 (11.05%) UNIX
4 18 (9.47%) Windows Server 2012
4 18 (9.47%) Windows Server 2008
5 13 (6.84%) Windows XP
5 13 (6.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 12 (6.32%) Debian
7 10 (5.26%) Windows 7
8 4 (2.11%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (1.58%) Android
9 3 (1.58%) CentOS
10 1 (0.53%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.53%) Windows 2000 Server
10 1 (0.53%) AIX
10 1 (0.53%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (29.47%) ITIL
2 34 (17.89%) Problem Management
3 26 (13.68%) Time Management
4 19 (10.00%) Change Management
5 18 (9.47%) Service Delivery
5 18 (9.47%) Incident Management
6 17 (8.95%) Change Control
7 16 (8.42%) Mentoring
7 16 (8.42%) E-Commerce
8 14 (7.37%) Business Development
9 12 (6.32%) People Management
10 11 (5.79%) Line Management
10 11 (5.79%) Asset Management
11 8 (4.21%) Scrum
11 8 (4.21%) Agile Software Development
11 8 (4.21%) DSDM
11 8 (4.21%) CRM
11 8 (4.21%) Continuous Improvement
11 8 (4.21%) Performance Management
12 7 (3.68%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 37 (19.47%) SQL
2 20 (10.53%) Java
3 18 (9.47%) PL/SQL
4 15 (7.89%) Perl
5 11 (5.79%) PowerShell
6 4 (2.11%) Bash Shell
7 3 (1.58%) PHP
8 2 (1.05%) Erlang
9 1 (0.53%) C
9 1 (0.53%) VBScript
9 1 (0.53%) VB
9 1 (0.53%) VBA
Qualifications
1 24 (12.63%) Cisco Certification
2 23 (12.11%) SC Cleared
2 23 (12.11%) Security Cleared
3 18 (9.47%) Degree
3 18 (9.47%) Microsoft Certification
4 14 (7.37%) MCSE
5 13 (6.84%) MCSA
5 13 (6.84%) CCNP
6 12 (6.32%) CCNA
7 11 (5.79%) CCSA
8 10 (5.26%) ITIL Certification
9 7 (3.68%) MCP
10 4 (2.11%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 4 (2.11%) MCTS
11 3 (1.58%) MCITP
12 2 (1.05%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 1 (0.53%) ACCA
13 1 (0.53%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (1.58%) 21 CFR Part 11
2 3 (1.58%) GMP
3 1 (0.53%) BS7799
3 1 (0.53%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 37 (19.47%) Active Directory
2 12 (6.32%) Oracle RAC
3 9 (4.74%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (4.74%) iptables
4 6 (3.16%) VMware Server
4 6 (3.16%) Postfix
4 6 (3.16%) NFS
4 6 (3.16%) Samba
5 5 (2.63%) vSphere
6 4 (2.11%) Xen
7 3 (1.58%) Terminal Services
7 3 (1.58%) Sendmail
7 3 (1.58%) XenApp
7 3 (1.58%) XenDesktop
7 3 (1.58%) Varnish
8 2 (1.05%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (1.05%) MetaFrame
8 2 (1.05%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (0.53%) VMware ESX
9 1 (0.53%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 9 (4.74%) SCCM
1 9 (4.74%) Data Guard
2 6 (3.16%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 4 (2.11%) Oracle RMAN
4 3 (1.58%) Nagios
4 3 (1.58%) Cacti
4 3 (1.58%) cPanel
5 2 (1.05%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (0.53%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 38 (20.00%) Cisco
2 28 (14.74%) Microsoft
3 25 (13.16%) VMware
4 17 (8.95%) SAP
5 15 (7.89%) Citrix
5 15 (7.89%) Sun
5 15 (7.89%) Remedy
6 14 (7.37%) IBM
7 13 (6.84%) Oracle
8 12 (6.32%) CheckPoint
9 11 (5.79%) Ciena
10 9 (4.74%) Lotus
11 7 (3.68%) Avaya
12 6 (3.16%) HP
13 5 (2.63%) Nortel
14 4 (2.11%) Red Hat
15 3 (1.58%) Apple
15 3 (1.58%) Symantec
15 3 (1.58%) BEA
15 3 (1.58%) Fujitsu
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Latcom Ltd
Salary: From £22,000 to £25,500 per annum + Career Progression + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
ComputaCenter
Salary: comprehensive benefits scheme
Posted: Yesterday
Watford, Hertfordshire
Hudson IT
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
St. Albans
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £30000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Stevenage
Altura
Salary: £0 - £45,000 per year
Posted: 18 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Northgate Public Services
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 25 days ago