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

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 45 72 62
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -10
Permanent jobs citing SLA 128 75 90
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 5.68% 3.01% 3.41%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 43.54% 25.42% 34.62%
Number of salaries quoted 99 49 75
Average salary £44,000 £35,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.71% -17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,000 £21,600
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £52,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £36,736
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -11.53%
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
294 295 260
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 13.06% 11.83% 9.84%
Number of salaries quoted 219 247 223
Average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,250 £27,300
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £62,500 £65,750
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 24 April 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 24 April 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 +5 34 £36,000 +2.85% 2
Welwyn Garden City 0 14 £50,000 +51.51%
Watford -15 10 £50,000 +1.52%
St Albans -8 8 £50,000 +42.85% 1
Stevenage +18 5 £42,500 +82.79%
Borehamwood +8 5 £26,000 -5.45% 3
Rickmansworth -7 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 24 April 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 70 (34.15%) Windows
2 58 (28.29%) ITIL
3 46 (22.44%) Finance
4 43 (20.98%) Active Directory
5 41 (20.00%) Cisco
6 39 (19.02%) Linux
7 38 (18.54%) SQL
8 35 (17.07%) Microsoft
8 35 (17.07%) Problem Management
9 31 (15.12%) WAN
10 29 (14.15%) LAN
11 28 (13.66%) VMware
12 26 (12.68%) Retail
12 26 (12.68%) SC Cleared
12 26 (12.68%) Security Cleared
13 25 (12.20%) Mentoring
13 25 (12.20%) Telecoms
14 24 (11.71%) Change Management
14 24 (11.71%) Cisco Certification
15 23 (11.22%) Microsoft Certification
15 23 (11.22%) TCP/IP
15 23 (11.22%) MS Office
15 23 (11.22%) Time Management
15 23 (11.22%) Windows Server 2008
16 21 (10.24%) UNIX
16 21 (10.24%) MySQL
16 21 (10.24%) MS Exchange
17 20 (9.76%) Incident Management
17 20 (9.76%) Degree
17 20 (9.76%) Windows Server 2012

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 (10.24%) MS Exchange
2 16 (7.80%) SharePoint
3 15 (7.32%) Apache
4 11 (5.37%) Apache Solr
5 10 (4.88%) IBM Notes
6 9 (4.39%) Exchange Server 2010
7 5 (2.44%) Lync
8 4 (1.95%) SharePoint 2010
8 4 (1.95%) Exchange Server 2013
8 4 (1.95%) BizTalk Server
9 3 (1.46%) Joomla!
9 3 (1.46%) Exchange Server 2007
9 3 (1.46%) WordPress
9 3 (1.46%) nginx
9 3 (1.46%) WebLogic
9 3 (1.46%) Moodle
10 2 (0.98%) IIS
10 2 (0.98%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 2 (0.98%) Exchange Server 2003
11 1 (0.49%) WebSphere
Applications
1 23 (11.22%) MS Office
2 13 (6.34%) MS Excel
3 2 (0.98%) Adobe After Effects
Business Applications
1 15 (7.32%) SAP FI
1 15 (7.32%) SAP FI/CO
1 15 (7.32%) SAP CO
2 5 (2.44%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (1.46%) Magento
3 3 (1.46%) SAP CRM
4 2 (0.98%) SAP SD
4 2 (0.98%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (0.98%) Oracle 11i
5 1 (0.49%) Agresso
5 1 (0.49%) Maximo
5 1 (0.49%) Oracle iProcurement
5 1 (0.49%) Oracle Payables
5 1 (0.49%) Oracle Receivables
5 1 (0.49%) Oracle Assets
5 1 (0.49%) Oracle General Ledger
5 1 (0.49%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 10 (4.88%) Office 365
2 3 (1.46%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 31 (15.12%) WAN
2 29 (14.15%) LAN
3 23 (11.22%) TCP/IP
4 19 (9.27%) Firewall
5 17 (8.29%) DNS
6 14 (6.83%) Wi-Fi
7 13 (6.34%) SAN
7 13 (6.34%) DWDM
8 12 (5.85%) Internet
8 12 (5.85%) VPN
9 11 (5.37%) HTTP
10 9 (4.39%) SMTP
11 8 (3.90%) DHCP
12 6 (2.93%) SSL
13 5 (2.44%) VoIP
14 4 (1.95%) VLAN
14 4 (1.95%) Ethernet
14 4 (1.95%) FTP
15 3 (1.46%) POP3
15 3 (1.46%) IMAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (10.24%) MySQL
2 19 (9.27%) SQL Server
3 15 (7.32%) Oracle Database 10g
3 15 (7.32%) Oracle Database
4 12 (5.85%) DB2
5 6 (2.93%) QlikView
6 5 (2.44%) Oracle Reports
6 5 (2.44%) SQL Server 2005
7 4 (1.95%) Oracle Database 11g
8 3 (1.46%) Oracle BI Publisher
9 2 (0.98%) SQL Server 2012
10 1 (0.49%) Oracle Database 12c
10 1 (0.49%) RDBMS
10 1 (0.49%) Relational Database
10 1 (0.49%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 3 (1.46%) Toad
2 1 (0.49%) JDeveloper
2 1 (0.49%) Oracle APEX
2 1 (0.49%) Oracle Forms
General
1 46 (22.44%) Finance
2 26 (12.68%) Retail
3 25 (12.20%) Telecoms
4 4 (1.95%) Manufacturing
5 3 (1.46%) Banking
6 2 (0.98%) Welsh Language
6 2 (0.98%) Legal
6 2 (0.98%) Billing
7 1 (0.49%) General Ledger
7 1 (0.49%) French Language
7 1 (0.49%) Italian Language
7 1 (0.49%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 36 (17.56%) Analyst
2 21 (10.24%) Network Engineer
2 21 (10.24%) Delivery Manager
3 15 (7.32%) SAP Analyst
4 14 (6.83%) SAP Business Analyst
4 14 (6.83%) Business Analyst
5 13 (6.34%) Support Analyst
6 12 (5.85%) Infrastructure Specialist
6 12 (5.85%) Support Manager
7 11 (5.37%) Senior Manager
7 11 (5.37%) Service Manager
7 11 (5.37%) Senior Network Engineer
7 11 (5.37%) IT Support
8 10 (4.88%) Services Delivery Manager
9 9 (4.39%) Server Support Analyst
9 9 (4.39%) Server Analyst
9 9 (4.39%) Administrator
9 9 (4.39%) Server Support
10 8 (3.90%) NOC Engineer
11 7 (3.41%) Database Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (5.85%) J2EE
2 6 (2.93%) HTML
3 5 (2.44%) CSS
3 5 (2.44%) Middleware
4 4 (1.95%) XML
5 3 (1.46%) XSL
5 3 (1.46%) XSLT
5 3 (1.46%) LAMP
5 3 (1.46%) Hibernate
5 3 (1.46%) Spring
5 3 (1.46%) JSF
5 3 (1.46%) Java EE
5 3 (1.46%) JSP
5 3 (1.46%) Struts
5 3 (1.46%) Alternative PHP Cache
6 2 (0.98%) HTML5
6 2 (0.98%) Flash
7 1 (0.49%) Web Services
7 1 (0.49%) .NET
7 1 (0.49%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 15 (7.32%) FMCG
2 12 (5.85%) Replication
2 12 (5.85%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (4.39%) Statistics
4 5 (2.44%) User Experience
5 4 (1.95%) Clustering
5 4 (1.95%) Blackberry
6 3 (1.46%) AS400
6 3 (1.46%) Raspberry Pi
6 3 (1.46%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (0.49%) IVR
7 1 (0.49%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.49%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.49%) Thin Client
7 1 (0.49%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.49%) Fat Client
7 1 (0.49%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (0.49%) Data Conversion
Operating Systems
1 70 (34.15%) Windows
2 39 (19.02%) Linux
3 23 (11.22%) Windows Server 2008
4 21 (10.24%) UNIX
5 20 (9.76%) Windows Server 2012
6 18 (8.78%) Windows XP
7 15 (7.32%) Windows 7
8 13 (6.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 12 (5.85%) Debian
10 4 (1.95%) Android
10 4 (1.95%) Windows Server 2003
11 3 (1.46%) Solaris
11 3 (1.46%) AIX
11 3 (1.46%) CentOS
12 2 (0.98%) HPUX
13 1 (0.49%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (28.29%) ITIL
2 35 (17.07%) Problem Management
3 25 (12.20%) Mentoring
4 24 (11.71%) Change Management
5 23 (11.22%) Time Management
6 20 (9.76%) Incident Management
7 18 (8.78%) Service Delivery
8 17 (8.29%) Business Development
8 17 (8.29%) Change Control
9 13 (6.34%) Line Management
9 13 (6.34%) E-Commerce
10 12 (5.85%) Asset Management
11 11 (5.37%) Scrum
11 11 (5.37%) Agile Software Development
11 11 (5.37%) DSDM
12 10 (4.88%) People Management
13 9 (4.39%) Coaching
14 8 (3.90%) Root Cause Analysis
14 8 (3.90%) Continuous Improvement
14 8 (3.90%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 38 (18.54%) SQL
2 17 (8.29%) Java
3 16 (7.80%) PL/SQL
4 15 (7.32%) Perl
5 11 (5.37%) PowerShell
6 4 (1.95%) Bash Shell
7 3 (1.46%) PHP
7 3 (1.46%) VBScript
7 3 (1.46%) VB
8 1 (0.49%) VBA
8 1 (0.49%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 26 (12.68%) SC Cleared
1 26 (12.68%) Security Cleared
2 24 (11.71%) Cisco Certification
3 23 (11.22%) Microsoft Certification
4 20 (9.76%) Degree
5 16 (7.80%) MCSE
6 14 (6.83%) MCSA
7 13 (6.34%) CCNP
8 12 (5.85%) CCNA
9 11 (5.37%) MCP
9 11 (5.37%) CCSA
10 10 (4.88%) ITIL Certification
11 7 (3.41%) MCTS
11 7 (3.41%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 3 (1.46%) MCITP
13 2 (0.98%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 1 (0.49%) ACCA
14 1 (0.49%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.95%) 21 CFR Part 11
1 4 (1.95%) GMP
2 3 (1.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.49%) BS7799
3 1 (0.49%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 43 (20.98%) Active Directory
2 15 (7.32%) Oracle RAC
3 11 (5.37%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (4.39%) iptables
5 6 (2.93%) Postfix
5 6 (2.93%) VMware Server
5 6 (2.93%) NFS
5 6 (2.93%) Samba
6 5 (2.44%) vSphere
7 4 (1.95%) Xen
8 3 (1.46%) Varnish
8 3 (1.46%) Hyper-V
8 3 (1.46%) Sendmail
8 3 (1.46%) XenApp
8 3 (1.46%) XenDesktop
8 3 (1.46%) MetaFrame
8 3 (1.46%) Terminal Services
9 2 (0.98%) Microsoft App-V
9 2 (0.98%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.49%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 12 (5.85%) Data Guard
2 11 (5.37%) SCCM
3 8 (3.90%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 4 (1.95%) Oracle RMAN
5 3 (1.46%) Cacti
5 3 (1.46%) cPanel
5 3 (1.46%) Nagios
5 3 (1.46%) Norton AntiVirus
6 2 (0.98%) Legato
6 2 (0.98%) WSUS
6 2 (0.98%) EMC NetWorker
7 1 (0.49%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 41 (20.00%) Cisco
2 35 (17.07%) Microsoft
3 28 (13.66%) VMware
4 19 (9.27%) SAP
5 18 (8.78%) Citrix
5 18 (8.78%) Oracle
6 16 (7.80%) Remedy
7 14 (6.83%) IBM
7 14 (6.83%) Sun
8 12 (5.85%) CheckPoint
9 11 (5.37%) Ciena
10 10 (4.88%) Lotus
11 8 (3.90%) HP
12 7 (3.41%) Avaya
13 5 (2.44%) Nortel
14 4 (1.95%) Dell
14 4 (1.95%) Red Hat
14 4 (1.95%) Symantec
15 3 (1.46%) Apple
15 3 (1.46%) JD Edwards
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £25000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
ComputaCenter
Salary: comprehensive benefits scheme
Posted: 2 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
RBW Consulting
Salary: From £20,000 to £24,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Letchworth Garden City
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £50000 - £62500 per annum + car allow
Posted: 3 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Latcom Ltd
Salary: From £22,000 to £24,000 per annum + shift allowance of £1.5k + Career
Posted: 4 days ago
Borehamwood, Hertfordshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Borehamwood, Hertfordshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £25000.00 - £27000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Borehamwood, Hertfordshire
Newton Blue
Salary: £20000 - £24000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Hitchin, Hertfordshire
Gardiff Epos
Salary: From £18,000 to £22,500 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
St. Albans
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 24 days ago