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 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 69 66 70
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +4
Permanent jobs citing SLA 78 80 66
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 3.61% 3.94% 3.34%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 27.56% 29.85% 28.21%
Number of salaries quoted 47 64 39
Average salary £38,500 £41,250 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +19.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,300 £32,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £50,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
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
283 268 234
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 13.08% 13.19% 11.85%
Number of salaries quoted 210 208 172
Average salary £55,000 £45,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.22% +21.62%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £65,000 £75,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 8 February 2016.

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 8 February 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
(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
Borehamwood +7 19 £27,000 +12.50% 3
Stevenage +7 14 £37,500 +15.38%
Watford +2 12 £38,500 +2.66%
Hertford 0 5 £62,500 -
Hemel Hempstead -18 4 £20,000 -50.00% 3
Potters Bar - 4 - - 1
Welwyn Garden City - 3 £25,500 -
Letchworth - 1 £40,500 -
Royston - 1 - -
Ware - 1 £22,000 -
SLA
East of England

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 61 (40.13%) Windows
2 49 (32.24%) SQL
3 43 (28.29%) Linux
3 43 (28.29%) Cisco
3 43 (28.29%) VMware
4 42 (27.63%) Active Directory
5 41 (26.97%) ITIL
6 39 (25.66%) SQL Server
6 39 (25.66%) Microsoft
6 39 (25.66%) Windows Server 2008
7 37 (24.34%) Windows Server
7 37 (24.34%) DNS
7 37 (24.34%) Finance
8 35 (23.03%) VMware Infrastructure
9 34 (22.37%) TCP/IP
10 33 (21.71%) Oracle
10 33 (21.71%) Firewall
11 32 (21.05%) DHCP
12 31 (20.39%) Windows Server 2012
13 26 (17.11%) SAN
14 25 (16.45%) WAN
14 25 (16.45%) MS Exchange
14 25 (16.45%) Replication
15 24 (15.79%) Java
16 23 (15.13%) IBM
16 23 (15.13%) SSL
17 22 (14.47%) LAN
17 22 (14.47%) VPN
17 22 (14.47%) Hyper-V
17 22 (14.47%) Time Management

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 25 (16.45%) MS Exchange
2 18 (11.84%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 17 (11.18%) Apache
4 16 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2010
5 15 (9.87%) Tomcat
6 13 (8.55%) IIS
7 12 (7.89%) WebSphere
8 7 (4.61%) SharePoint
9 6 (3.95%) Exchange Server 2007
9 6 (3.95%) Exchange Server 2013
10 4 (2.63%) Joomla!
10 4 (2.63%) Moodle
10 4 (2.63%) nginx
10 4 (2.63%) Skype for Business
10 4 (2.63%) WebLogic
10 4 (2.63%) WordPress
11 3 (1.97%) SharePoint 2010
12 2 (1.32%) SharePoint 2013
13 1 (0.66%) CMS
13 1 (0.66%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 19 (12.50%) MS Excel
2 14 (9.21%) MS Office
3 1 (0.66%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.66%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (2.63%) Magento
2 1 (0.66%) SystmOne
Cloud Services
1 20 (13.16%) Office 365
2 18 (11.84%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 37 (24.34%) DNS
2 34 (22.37%) TCP/IP
3 33 (21.71%) Firewall
4 32 (21.05%) DHCP
5 26 (17.11%) SAN
6 25 (16.45%) WAN
7 23 (15.13%) SSL
8 22 (14.47%) LAN
8 22 (14.47%) VPN
9 19 (12.50%) NAS
10 15 (9.87%) OSPF
11 10 (6.58%) Remote Desktop
12 8 (5.26%) VLAN
13 6 (3.95%) VoIP
14 5 (3.29%) MPLS
14 5 (3.29%) SMTP
15 4 (2.63%) FTP
15 4 (2.63%) POP3
15 4 (2.63%) SSH
15 4 (2.63%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (25.66%) SQL Server
2 16 (10.53%) SQL Server 2005
3 8 (5.26%) MySQL
4 5 (3.29%) Oracle Database
4 5 (3.29%) Oracle Database 10g
5 2 (1.32%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (0.66%) Oracle BI Publisher
6 1 (0.66%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (0.66%) Oracle Database 12c
6 1 (0.66%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.66%) SAP Data Services
6 1 (0.66%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.66%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.66%) VLDB
Development Applications
1 3 (1.97%) JIRA
1 3 (1.97%) Maven
2 1 (0.66%) Checkstyle
2 1 (0.66%) FindBugs
2 1 (0.66%) FitNesse
2 1 (0.66%) Subversion
General
1 37 (24.34%) Finance
2 16 (10.53%) Telecoms
3 8 (5.26%) Retail
4 4 (2.63%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.32%) Banking
6 1 (0.66%) Legal
6 1 (0.66%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.66%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 25 (16.45%) Analyst
2 19 (12.50%) Developer
3 15 (9.87%) Support Engineer
4 13 (8.55%) Technical Engineer
5 11 (7.24%) Java Developer
6 8 (5.26%) Consultant
6 8 (5.26%) Programmer
6 8 (5.26%) Support Analyst
7 7 (4.61%) Administrator
7 7 (4.61%) Applications Support
7 7 (4.61%) Help Desk Support
8 6 (3.95%) Help Desk Engineer
8 6 (3.95%) IT Support
8 6 (3.95%) Project Engineer
9 5 (3.29%) 2nd Line Engineer
9 5 (3.29%) Linux Administrator
9 5 (3.29%) Linux Systems Administrator
9 5 (3.29%) Oracle Analyst
9 5 (3.29%) Oracle Support Analyst
9 5 (3.29%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (9.87%) .NET
2 14 (9.21%) Middleware
3 12 (7.89%) .NET Framework
3 12 (7.89%) Web Services
4 11 (7.24%) Java EE
5 10 (6.58%) Hibernate
5 10 (6.58%) JMS
5 10 (6.58%) REST
5 10 (6.58%) SOAP
5 10 (6.58%) Spring
6 4 (2.63%) Alternative PHP Cache
6 4 (2.63%) CSS
6 4 (2.63%) LAMP
6 4 (2.63%) LEMP Stack
6 4 (2.63%) XML
7 3 (1.97%) HTML
7 3 (1.97%) XSLT
8 2 (1.32%) AngularJS
8 2 (1.32%) ASP.NET
8 2 (1.32%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 25 (16.45%) Replication
2 20 (13.16%) Blackberry
3 18 (11.84%) Hybrid Cloud
4 15 (9.87%) Data Centre
5 12 (7.89%) Fat Client
5 12 (7.89%) Thin Client
6 8 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
7 7 (4.61%) Clustering
8 6 (3.95%) HP StoreVirtual
9 4 (2.63%) Management Information System
9 4 (2.63%) Statistics
10 2 (1.32%) Enterprise Software
10 2 (1.32%) Mainframe
11 1 (0.66%) Computer Science
11 1 (0.66%) EPoS
11 1 (0.66%) Mathematics
11 1 (0.66%) Mobile App
11 1 (0.66%) NHS
11 1 (0.66%) SecurID
Operating Systems
1 61 (40.13%) Windows
2 43 (28.29%) Linux
3 39 (25.66%) Windows Server 2008
4 37 (24.34%) Windows Server
5 31 (20.39%) Windows Server 2012
6 18 (11.84%) Unix
7 11 (7.24%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (2.63%) CentOS
9 2 (1.32%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.66%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (26.97%) ITIL
2 22 (14.47%) Time Management
3 21 (13.82%) Mentoring
4 19 (12.50%) Incident Management
5 18 (11.84%) Agile Software Development
6 17 (11.18%) Service Delivery
7 14 (9.21%) ITIL V3
7 14 (9.21%) Migration
7 14 (9.21%) Stakeholder Management
8 13 (8.55%) User Acceptance Testing
9 12 (7.89%) Coaching
9 12 (7.89%) Data Analysis
9 12 (7.89%) Test Scripting
10 10 (6.58%) Concurrent Programming
10 10 (6.58%) Multithreading
11 9 (5.92%) Change Management
11 9 (5.92%) OO
11 9 (5.92%) OOA/OOD
11 9 (5.92%) UML
12 8 (5.26%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 49 (32.24%) SQL
2 24 (15.79%) Java
3 13 (8.55%) PL/SQL
4 12 (7.89%) VB
5 10 (6.58%) Bash Shell
6 6 (3.95%) JavaScript
6 6 (3.95%) PowerShell
6 6 (3.95%) VBA
7 4 (2.63%) Perl
7 4 (2.63%) PHP
8 2 (1.32%) C#
8 2 (1.32%) Erlang
9 1 (0.66%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.66%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (10.53%) SC Cleared
1 16 (10.53%) Security Cleared
2 15 (9.87%) Cisco Certification
3 11 (7.24%) CCNP
3 11 (7.24%) Microsoft Certification
4 9 (5.92%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 8 (5.26%) BPSS Clearance
5 8 (5.26%) MCSA
5 8 (5.26%) MCSE
6 6 (3.95%) CCNA
7 4 (2.63%) CCNP Voice
7 4 (2.63%) Degree
8 3 (1.97%) ISTQB
8 3 (1.97%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 2 (1.32%) A+ Certification
9 2 (1.32%) MCTS
9 2 (1.32%) Server+ Certification
10 1 (0.66%) MCITP
10 1 (0.66%) Six Sigma Green Belt
10 1 (0.66%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (6.58%) PCI DSS
2 2 (1.32%) BS7799
2 2 (1.32%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 42 (27.63%) Active Directory
2 35 (23.03%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (14.47%) Hyper-V
4 15 (9.87%) Terminal Services
5 14 (9.21%) vSphere
6 10 (6.58%) Xen
7 7 (4.61%) VMware ESXi
7 7 (4.61%) XenApp
8 4 (2.63%) iptables
8 4 (2.63%) Oracle RAC
8 4 (2.63%) Sendmail
8 4 (2.63%) Varnish
8 4 (2.63%) VMware ESX
9 2 (1.32%) VMware Server
10 1 (0.66%) Corosync
Systems Management
1 5 (3.29%) Nagios
2 4 (2.63%) Cacti
2 4 (2.63%) cPanel
2 4 (2.63%) Netcool
3 2 (1.32%) Cisco CUCM
3 2 (1.32%) Cisco UCCE
3 2 (1.32%) Data Guard
3 2 (1.32%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 2 (1.32%) SCCM
4 1 (0.66%) HP Data Protector
4 1 (0.66%) HP NNM
4 1 (0.66%) Oracle Flashback
4 1 (0.66%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 43 (28.29%) Cisco
1 43 (28.29%) VMware
2 39 (25.66%) Microsoft
3 33 (21.71%) Oracle
4 23 (15.13%) IBM
5 21 (13.82%) HP
6 19 (12.50%) Fujitsu
7 18 (11.84%) Apple
7 18 (11.84%) SonicWALL
8 13 (8.55%) Citrix
9 9 (5.92%) Remedy
10 7 (4.61%) Dell
11 6 (3.95%) Avaya
11 6 (3.95%) NetApp
11 6 (3.95%) Nortel
12 5 (3.29%) Red Hat
13 4 (2.63%) PeopleSoft
14 3 (1.97%) SolarWinds
15 2 (1.32%) Computacenter
15 2 (1.32%) SAP
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £25000.00 - £28000.00 per annum + shift allowance, bens
Posted: Yesterday
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £18000.00 - £22000.00 per annum + Bonus and Training
Posted: Yesterday
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
ComputaCenter
Salary: Package
Posted: 4 days ago
Potters Bar, Hertfordshire
Evercom
Posted: 5 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: £25k - 34k per year
Posted: 5 days ago
Borehamwood, Hertfordshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £23000 - £27000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Borehamwood, Hertfordshire
Chess Telecom
Posted: 6 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
ComputaCenter
Posted: 13 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
ComputaCenter
Posted: 13 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
ComputaCenter
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 18 days ago
Borehamwood, Hertfordshire
Chess Telecom
Posted: 21 days ago