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

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 52 48 47
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -1
Permanent jobs citing SLA 13 3 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 2.86% 0.97% 0.75%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 22.03% 11.11% 11.76%
Number of salaries quoted 13 3 2
Average salary £24,000 £26,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.69% -13.33%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
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
59 27 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 12.97% 8.77% 6.39%
Number of salaries quoted 52 11 7
Average salary £30,750 £27,500 £28,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.81% -3.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £21,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,400 £37,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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
Salary Histogram in Ipswich

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SLA across the Ipswich region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

SLA Salary Histogram in Ipswich

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 16 (64.00%) Windows
2 10 (40.00%) ITIL
2 10 (40.00%) MS Exchange
2 10 (40.00%) Active Directory
3 9 (36.00%) Citrix
3 9 (36.00%) Microsoft
3 9 (36.00%) Finance
3 9 (36.00%) Windows 7
3 9 (36.00%) Driving Licence
4 8 (32.00%) Windows XP
4 8 (32.00%) Apple
4 8 (32.00%) MS Office
4 8 (32.00%) SMTP
5 7 (28.00%) Sage
6 5 (20.00%) Logistics
7 4 (16.00%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (12.00%) Service Management
8 3 (12.00%) Scrum
9 2 (8.00%) ITIL V3
9 2 (8.00%) Incident Management
9 2 (8.00%) Exchange Server 2003
9 2 (8.00%) Problem Management
9 2 (8.00%) Exchange Server 2007
9 2 (8.00%) Risk Management
9 2 (8.00%) LAN
9 2 (8.00%) WAN
9 2 (8.00%) MS Excel
10 1 (4.00%) STL
10 1 (4.00%) DHCP
10 1 (4.00%) TCP/IP

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 10 (40.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (8.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (8.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (4.00%) Apache Pig
3 1 (4.00%) CMS
3 1 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 8 (32.00%) MS Office
2 2 (8.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 8 (32.00%) SMTP
2 2 (8.00%) LAN
2 2 (8.00%) WAN
3 1 (4.00%) DHCP
3 1 (4.00%) DNS
3 1 (4.00%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (4.00%) Firewall
3 1 (4.00%) Internet
3 1 (4.00%) LDAP
3 1 (4.00%) SAN
3 1 (4.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.00%) Apache Hive
1 1 (4.00%) Big Data
1 1 (4.00%) Hadoop
General
1 9 (36.00%) Finance
2 1 (4.00%) Retail
2 1 (4.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (32.00%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
1 8 (32.00%) 2nd Line Support
1 8 (32.00%) Desktop Support
2 7 (28.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 6 (24.00%) Support Engineer
4 5 (20.00%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Engineer
4 5 (20.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 5 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 5 (20.00%) Desktop Engineer
4 5 (20.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 4 (16.00%) Junior
5 4 (16.00%) Project Manager
6 3 (12.00%) 2nd Line Support Technician
6 3 (12.00%) Analyst
6 3 (12.00%) Desktop Support Technician
6 3 (12.00%) Desktop Technician
6 3 (12.00%) IT Manager
6 3 (12.00%) Support Technician
7 2 (8.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support
7 2 (8.00%) IT Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.00%) Java EE
1 1 (4.00%) STL
1 1 (4.00%) WSH
Miscellaneous
1 9 (36.00%) Driving Licence
2 1 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.00%) Reinsurance
2 1 (4.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 16 (64.00%) Windows
2 9 (36.00%) Windows 7
3 8 (32.00%) Windows XP
4 1 (4.00%) Android
4 1 (4.00%) Apple iOS
4 1 (4.00%) Linux
4 1 (4.00%) Windows Server
4 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (40.00%) ITIL
2 5 (20.00%) Logistics
3 4 (16.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (12.00%) Scrum
4 3 (12.00%) Service Management
5 2 (8.00%) Incident Management
5 2 (8.00%) ITIL V3
5 2 (8.00%) Problem Management
5 2 (8.00%) Risk Management
6 1 (4.00%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (4.00%) Cybersecurity
6 1 (4.00%) Ethical Hacking
6 1 (4.00%) Kalman Filter
6 1 (4.00%) Mentoring
6 1 (4.00%) Mobile Development
6 1 (4.00%) Multithreading
6 1 (4.00%) People Management
6 1 (4.00%) Reverse Engineering
6 1 (4.00%) Strategic Planning
6 1 (4.00%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.00%) C
1 1 (4.00%) C#
1 1 (4.00%) C++
1 1 (4.00%) Java
1 1 (4.00%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 1 (4.00%) CCNA
1 1 (4.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (4.00%) CISSP
1 1 (4.00%) DV Cleared
1 1 (4.00%) GIAC
1 1 (4.00%) Linux+ Certification
1 1 (4.00%) MCSE
1 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (4.00%) SANS
1 1 (4.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (4.00%) SSCP
System Software
1 10 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 1 (4.00%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 9 (36.00%) Citrix
1 9 (36.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (32.00%) Apple
3 7 (28.00%) Sage
4 1 (4.00%) ServiceNow
4 1 (4.00%) Symantec
4 1 (4.00%) Websense