The first table below looks at the demand for SLA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SLA over the 3 months to 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category for the Kent region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 52 68 49
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -19
Permanent jobs citing SLA 52 26 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 4.71% 2.45% 3.62%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 33.12% 21.67% 27.52%
Number of salaries quoted 40 23 24
Average salary £27,250 £32,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.84% -24.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £17,150 £27,850
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £49,800 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £33,500 £37,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-9.45% +5.71%
Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Kent
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
157 120 109
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 14.21% 11.32% 13.15%
Number of salaries quoted 126 89 95
Average salary £37,500 £45,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,100 £27,550 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
SLA
South East

SLA
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

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

SLA Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

SLA
Salary Trend in Kent

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

SLA Salary Trend in Kent

SLA
Salary Histogram in Kent

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SLA across the Kent region over the 3 months to 1 August 2014.

SLA Salary Histogram in Kent

SLA
Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SLA within the Kent region over the 3 months to 1 August 2014. 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
Tunbridge Wells +21 8 £70,000 - 2
Dartford -6 8 £50,000 +100.00%
Maidstone -7 6 £21,250 +11.11%
Whitstable - 3 £26,500 -
Sittingbourne - 3 £40,000 -
Sandwich - 1 £60,000 - 1
SLA
South East

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT jobs across the Kent 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 34 (45.95%) Microsoft
2 29 (39.19%) Windows
3 24 (32.43%) ITIL
4 23 (31.08%) Finance
5 19 (25.68%) Microsoft Certification
6 18 (24.32%) Active Directory
6 18 (24.32%) MS Office
7 17 (22.97%) Cisco
8 16 (21.62%) Service Management
9 15 (20.27%) MCITP
10 14 (18.92%) CheckPoint
10 14 (18.92%) Change Management
10 14 (18.92%) Firewall
10 14 (18.92%) CCNA
10 14 (18.92%) Cisco Certification
10 14 (18.92%) Juniper
10 14 (18.92%) SQL Server
10 14 (18.92%) SQL
11 12 (16.22%) Problem Management
11 12 (16.22%) Windows 7
12 11 (14.86%) F5
12 11 (14.86%) Blue Coat
12 11 (14.86%) Service Delivery
13 10 (13.51%) Marketing
14 9 (12.16%) MCSE
14 9 (12.16%) Windows XP
14 9 (12.16%) MS Exchange
14 9 (12.16%) Internet
15 8 (10.81%) Linux
15 8 (10.81%) MS Excel

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT jobs across the Kent 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 9 (12.16%) MS Exchange
2 7 (9.46%) Exchange Server 2000
3 6 (8.11%) CMS
4 2 (2.70%) nginx
4 2 (2.70%) Apache
5 1 (1.35%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.35%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (1.35%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 18 (24.32%) MS Office
2 8 (10.81%) MS Excel
3 4 (5.41%) FastStats
4 1 (1.35%) MS Project
4 1 (1.35%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.35%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (4.05%) RMDS
2 1 (1.35%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.70%) SaaS
2 1 (1.35%) Office 365
2 1 (1.35%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 14 (18.92%) Firewall
2 9 (12.16%) Internet
3 7 (9.46%) Cisco PIX
3 7 (9.46%) Cisco ASA
4 6 (8.11%) DNS
5 4 (5.41%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 4 (5.41%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 4 (5.41%) SAN
5 4 (5.41%) TCP/IP
6 3 (4.05%) DHCP
6 3 (4.05%) iSCSI
6 3 (4.05%) Network Security
6 3 (4.05%) Wireshark
6 3 (4.05%) VLAN
6 3 (4.05%) Multicast
7 2 (2.70%) VRRP
7 2 (2.70%) IPsec
7 2 (2.70%) LAN
7 2 (2.70%) WAN
7 2 (2.70%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (18.92%) SQL Server
2 5 (6.76%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (6.76%) Relational Database
3 2 (2.70%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (2.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (2.70%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (2.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (2.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (2.70%) MySQL
4 1 (1.35%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (1.35%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 23 (31.08%) Finance
2 10 (13.51%) Marketing
3 2 (2.70%) Retail
Job Titles
1 31 (41.89%) Analyst
2 15 (20.27%) 1st Line Support
3 14 (18.92%) Service Analyst
4 13 (17.57%) Service Desk Analyst
5 9 (12.16%) Support Analyst
6 7 (9.46%) Technical Support
6 7 (9.46%) Help Desk Analyst
6 7 (9.46%) Help Desk Support
7 6 (8.11%) 1st Line Support Analyst
7 6 (8.11%) 1st Line Support Engineer
7 6 (8.11%) Insight Analyst
7 6 (8.11%) Technical Engineer
7 6 (8.11%) Technical Support Engineer
7 6 (8.11%) Support Engineer
8 5 (6.76%) Consultant
8 5 (6.76%) Analyst Programmer
8 5 (6.76%) Programmer
8 5 (6.76%) Tester
8 5 (6.76%) Software Engineer
8 5 (6.76%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (6.76%) .NET
1 5 (6.76%) HTML
1 5 (6.76%) ASP.NET
1 5 (6.76%) CSS
1 5 (6.76%) WCF
1 5 (6.76%) jQuery
1 5 (6.76%) REST
1 5 (6.76%) ASP.NET Web Forms
1 5 (6.76%) ASP.NET Web API
2 3 (4.05%) Rendezvous
3 2 (2.70%) Memcached
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.76%) Management Information System
1 5 (6.76%) Enterprise Software
1 5 (6.76%) Visualisation
2 2 (2.70%) Open Source
3 1 (1.35%) Statistics
3 1 (1.35%) CMDB
3 1 (1.35%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 29 (39.19%) Windows
2 12 (16.22%) Windows 7
3 9 (12.16%) Windows XP
4 8 (10.81%) Linux
5 7 (9.46%) Windows 8
5 7 (9.46%) Windows 2000 Server
6 2 (2.70%) CentOS
6 2 (2.70%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (2.70%) SELinux
6 2 (2.70%) Ubuntu
6 2 (2.70%) Debian
6 2 (2.70%) OpenBSD
6 2 (2.70%) FreeBSD
7 1 (1.35%) UNIX
7 1 (1.35%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (1.35%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (32.43%) ITIL
2 16 (21.62%) Service Management
3 14 (18.92%) Change Management
4 12 (16.22%) Problem Management
5 11 (14.86%) Service Delivery
6 6 (8.11%) Propensity Modelling
6 6 (8.11%) Root Cause Analysis
6 6 (8.11%) Data Migration
6 6 (8.11%) Load Balancing
6 6 (8.11%) Logistic Regression
6 6 (8.11%) Incident Management
6 6 (8.11%) Migration
6 6 (8.11%) CHAID
6 6 (8.11%) CRM
7 5 (6.76%) SOA
7 5 (6.76%) Business Intelligence
7 5 (6.76%) Configuration Management
7 5 (6.76%) Workflow
7 5 (6.76%) Scrum
7 5 (6.76%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 14 (18.92%) SQL
2 7 (9.46%) T-SQL
3 5 (6.76%) VB.NET
3 5 (6.76%) C#
3 5 (6.76%) JavaScript
4 3 (4.05%) PowerShell
5 2 (2.70%) PHP
5 2 (2.70%) Java
6 1 (1.35%) C
Qualifications
1 19 (25.68%) Microsoft Certification
2 15 (20.27%) MCITP
3 14 (18.92%) CCNA
3 14 (18.92%) Cisco Certification
4 9 (12.16%) MCSE
5 7 (9.46%) MCDBA
5 7 (9.46%) ITIL Certification
5 7 (9.46%) CCSA
5 7 (9.46%) JNCIA
5 7 (9.46%) Security Cleared
6 5 (6.76%) Degree
7 2 (2.70%) CISSP
8 1 (1.35%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (9.46%) QA
2 2 (2.70%) COBIT
System Software
1 18 (24.32%) Active Directory
2 3 (4.05%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.70%) KVM
3 2 (2.70%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (2.70%) Squid
4 1 (1.35%) VMware ESX
4 1 (1.35%) vSphere
4 1 (1.35%) DFS Replication
4 1 (1.35%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.35%) XenApp
4 1 (1.35%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (2.70%) HAProxy
2 1 (1.35%) SCOM
2 1 (1.35%) SCVMM
2 1 (1.35%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 34 (45.95%) Microsoft
2 17 (22.97%) Cisco
3 14 (18.92%) CheckPoint
3 14 (18.92%) Juniper
4 11 (14.86%) F5
4 11 (14.86%) Blue Coat
5 7 (9.46%) McAfee
5 7 (9.46%) Websense
6 6 (8.11%) Trend Micro
6 6 (8.11%) Lumension
6 6 (8.11%) Aruba
6 6 (8.11%) SonicWALL
6 6 (8.11%) Clearswift
6 6 (8.11%) Remedy
7 5 (6.76%) Business Objects
7 5 (6.76%) Citrix
8 4 (5.41%) Tufin
8 4 (5.41%) LogLogic
8 4 (5.41%) SmartFocus
8 4 (5.41%) TippingPoint
Kent
Gerrard White
Salary: £30000 to £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Kent
Gerrard White
Salary: £20000 to £40000 per annum - Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Complete Tech Limited
Salary: From £30,000 to £38,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Kent
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £20000.00 - £25000.00 per annum + based on exp
Posted: 9 days ago
Sandwich
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Negotiable dependant on experience
Posted: 10 days ago
Kent
OCC Computer personnel
Salary: 17000-20000 Per Annum Plus benefits and pension
Posted: 21 days ago