The table below looks at the statistics for SLA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SLA over the 3 months to 7 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 77 47 84
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +37
Permanent jobs citing SLA 11 50 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 1.41% 4.49% 2.46%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 18.64% 27.62% 28.71%
Number of salaries quoted 11 50 25
Median salary £55,000 £35,000 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+57.14% +27.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £21,000 £16,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £50,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £36,500 £33,000
% change year-on-year
-4.10% +10.60%
SLA
South East

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 Kent region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Kent
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
59 181 101
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 7.54% 16.26% 8.57%
Number of salaries quoted 55 163 93
Median salary £45,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% -
90% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £23,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £73,250 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £44,619 £44,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+1.40% +6.02%

SLA
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

The demand trend of job ads across the Kent region citing SLA as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 7 December 2016.

SLA Salary Histogram in Kent

SLA
Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SLA within the Kent region over the 3 months to 7 December 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
West Malling +6 3 £55,000 +129.16%
Tonbridge - 2 £72,500 -
Folkestone - 1 £24,000 -
SLA
South East

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 7 December 2016, IT jobs citing SLA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Kent region with a requirement for SLA.

1 14 (70.00%) ITIL
2 7 (35.00%) Windows
2 7 (35.00%) Service Management
2 7 (35.00%) Service Delivery
2 7 (35.00%) Firewall
3 6 (30.00%) Cisco
4 5 (25.00%) Banking
5 4 (20.00%) Blue Coat
5 4 (20.00%) BIG-IP
5 4 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (20.00%) Wireshark
5 4 (20.00%) TippingPoint
5 4 (20.00%) PCI DSS
5 4 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
5 4 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (20.00%) Tufin
5 4 (20.00%) Network Architecture
5 4 (20.00%) WAAS
5 4 (20.00%) Riverbed
5 4 (20.00%) SolarWinds
5 4 (20.00%) Aruba
5 4 (20.00%) LogLogic
5 4 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
5 4 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (20.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 4 (20.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 4 (20.00%) F5
5 4 (20.00%) FireEye
5 4 (20.00%) DHCP
5 4 (20.00%) TCP/IP

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (10.00%) MS Office
2 1 (5.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 7 (35.00%) Firewall
2 4 (20.00%) BIG-IP
2 4 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
2 4 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 4 (20.00%) DHCP
2 4 (20.00%) DNS
2 4 (20.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 4 (20.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 4 (20.00%) TCP/IP
2 4 (20.00%) WAAS
2 4 (20.00%) Wireless
2 4 (20.00%) Wireshark
3 3 (15.00%) VPN
4 2 (10.00%) ADSL
4 2 (10.00%) IP Telephony
4 2 (10.00%) Junos
4 2 (10.00%) Network Security
4 2 (10.00%) VLAN
4 2 (10.00%) VoIP
5 1 (5.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.00%) Big Data
2 1 (5.00%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (5.00%) Data Mining
2 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (5.00%) JIRA
General
1 5 (25.00%) Banking
2 4 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (30.00%) Network Engineer
2 4 (20.00%) Analyst
2 4 (20.00%) IT Manager
3 3 (15.00%) IT Services Manager
3 3 (15.00%) Service Analyst
3 3 (15.00%) Service Manager
4 2 (10.00%) Administrator
4 2 (10.00%) Applications Support
4 2 (10.00%) Delivery Manager
4 2 (10.00%) IT Services Delivery Manager
4 2 (10.00%) IT Support
4 2 (10.00%) Service Desk Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Services Delivery Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Incident Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Network Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Security Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (5.00%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.00%) .NET
1 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (5.00%) CSS
1 1 (5.00%) HTML
1 1 (5.00%) HTML5
1 1 (5.00%) jQuery
1 1 (5.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
1 1 (5.00%) Web Services
1 1 (5.00%) WinForms
1 1 (5.00%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.00%) AS400
2 1 (5.00%) Blackberry
2 1 (5.00%) Clustering
2 1 (5.00%) Driving Licence
2 1 (5.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (5.00%) Online Banking
2 1 (5.00%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 7 (35.00%) Windows
2 4 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (15.00%) Windows Server
4 1 (5.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (70.00%) ITIL
2 7 (35.00%) Service Delivery
2 7 (35.00%) Service Management
3 4 (20.00%) Change Management
3 4 (20.00%) Network Architecture
3 4 (20.00%) Project Management
3 4 (20.00%) Risk Management
4 3 (15.00%) ITSM
4 3 (15.00%) Problem Management
5 2 (10.00%) Data Protection
5 2 (10.00%) Incident Management
5 2 (10.00%) Network Design
5 2 (10.00%) Network Monitoring
6 1 (5.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (5.00%) Cybersecurity
6 1 (5.00%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (5.00%) Server Patching
6 1 (5.00%) Service Desk Management
6 1 (5.00%) SIEM
6 1 (5.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 4 (20.00%) SQL
2 1 (5.00%) C#
2 1 (5.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (10.00%) CCNA
1 2 (10.00%) CCNP
1 2 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (10.00%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (5.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (5.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (20.00%) PCI DSS
2 1 (5.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 4 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Clustering
1 1 (5.00%) NetBackup
1 1 (5.00%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (5.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 6 (30.00%) Cisco
2 4 (20.00%) Alcatel-Lucent
2 4 (20.00%) Aruba
2 4 (20.00%) Blue Coat
2 4 (20.00%) CheckPoint
2 4 (20.00%) F5
2 4 (20.00%) FireEye
2 4 (20.00%) Juniper
2 4 (20.00%) LogLogic
2 4 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (20.00%) Palo Alto
2 4 (20.00%) Radianz
2 4 (20.00%) Riverbed
2 4 (20.00%) SolarWinds
2 4 (20.00%) TippingPoint
2 4 (20.00%) Tufin
3 2 (10.00%) HP
4 1 (5.00%) IBM
4 1 (5.00%) Remedy
4 1 (5.00%) Symantec
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