The table below looks at the statistics for SLA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Ipswich region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SLA over the 3 months to 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 44 56 63
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +7
Permanent jobs citing SLA 4 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 1.40% 0.30% 0.54%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 12.12% 8.33% 5.56%
Number of salaries quoted 4 1 2
Average salary £26,000 £40,000 £87,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-35.00% -54.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £40,000 £77,500
10% offered a salary of more than £27,050 £40,000 £97,500
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -
SLA
Suffolk

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 Ipswich region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Ipswich
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
33 12 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 11.58% 3.58% 9.70%
Number of salaries quoted 15 11 26
Average salary £31,250 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% -6.25%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.23% +1.25%

SLA
Jobs Demand Trend in Ipswich

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SLA across the Ipswich region as a proportion of the total demand within the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

SLA Jobs Demand Trend in Ipswich

SLA
Salary Trend in Ipswich

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SLA across the Ipswich region.

SLA Salary Trend in Ipswich

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT jobs across the Ipswich 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 5 (62.50%) Finance
2 4 (50.00%) ITIL
2 4 (50.00%) Windows
2 4 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 3 (37.50%) MS Office
3 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
3 3 (37.50%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (25.00%) Windows 7
4 2 (25.00%) Apple
4 2 (25.00%) Service Delivery
4 2 (25.00%) Citrix
4 2 (25.00%) SMTP
4 2 (25.00%) LDAP
4 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
4 2 (25.00%) Windows XP
4 2 (25.00%) MS Exchange
5 1 (12.50%) LAN
5 1 (12.50%) WAN
5 1 (12.50%) DHCP
5 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
5 1 (12.50%) DNS
5 1 (12.50%) Cisco
5 1 (12.50%) SAN
5 1 (12.50%) Change Management
5 1 (12.50%) VMware
5 1 (12.50%) Project Management
5 1 (12.50%) Hyper-V
5 1 (12.50%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT jobs across the Ipswich 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 2 (25.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 3 (37.50%) MS Office
2 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) SMTP
1 2 (25.00%) LDAP
2 1 (12.50%) LAN
2 1 (12.50%) WAN
2 1 (12.50%) DHCP
2 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
2 1 (12.50%) DNS
2 1 (12.50%) SAN
General
1 5 (62.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Service Manager
2 3 (37.50%) Operations Manager
2 3 (37.50%) IT Services Manager
2 3 (37.50%) IT Operations Manager
2 3 (37.50%) Support Analyst
2 3 (37.50%) Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Support Technician
3 2 (25.00%) Desktop Support
3 2 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support
3 2 (25.00%) IT Support Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) IT Support Technician
3 2 (25.00%) Desktop Support Technician
3 2 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support Technician
3 2 (25.00%) IT Support
3 2 (25.00%) Desktop Technician
3 2 (25.00%) Service Operations Manager
4 1 (12.50%) Services Delivery Manager
4 1 (12.50%) Applications Support Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Technical Support Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Operating Systems
1 4 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (25.00%) Windows XP
2 2 (25.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) ITIL
2 3 (37.50%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (25.00%) Service Delivery
4 1 (12.50%) Change Management
4 1 (12.50%) Project Management
4 1 (12.50%) Problem Management
4 1 (12.50%) Root Cause Analysis
System Software
1 4 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (12.50%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 2 (25.00%) Citrix
2 2 (25.00%) Apple
3 1 (12.50%) VMware
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco