The table below looks at the statistics 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 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 47 85 72
Rank change year-on-year
+38 -13
Permanent jobs citing SLA 52 23 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 4.72% 2.22% 3.39%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 30.06% 29.49% 27.54%
Number of salaries quoted 50 20 34
Average salary £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £21,950 £20,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £70,000 £52,050
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
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
173 78 138
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 15.71% 7.54% 12.32%
Number of salaries quoted 159 68 96
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £59,500 £56,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 5 February 2016.

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 5 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
Sevenoaks - 9 £23,000 - 1
West Malling -7 5 £37,500 +7.14%
Tonbridge +6 2 £30,000 +25.00% 1
Chatham -9 2 £22,000 +4.76%
Tunbridge Wells -6 1 £40,000 -42.85%
Broadstairs - 1 £14,900 -
Sittingbourne - 1 £24,500 -
SLA
South East

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 59 (62.77%) Microsoft
2 56 (59.57%) Windows
3 55 (58.51%) ITIL
4 38 (40.43%) VMware
5 36 (38.30%) Firewall
6 35 (37.23%) Active Directory
6 35 (37.23%) Windows Server
7 32 (34.04%) HP
8 30 (31.91%) Windows Server 2008
9 29 (30.85%) DNS
9 29 (30.85%) DHCP
10 27 (28.72%) Symantec
11 25 (26.60%) Linux
11 25 (26.60%) Service Delivery
11 25 (26.60%) vSphere
12 24 (25.53%) HP Storage
12 24 (25.53%) HP SIM
12 24 (25.53%) 3PAR
12 24 (25.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 24 (25.53%) HP Data Protector
12 24 (25.53%) Security Cleared
12 24 (25.53%) Capacity Management
12 24 (25.53%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
12 24 (25.53%) NetBackup
12 24 (25.53%) Windows Server 2003
13 23 (24.47%) PRINCE2
14 21 (22.34%) Service Management
14 21 (22.34%) Change Management
15 20 (21.28%) ITSM
16 17 (18.09%) Finance

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 (9.57%) MS Exchange
2 7 (7.45%) SharePoint
3 4 (4.26%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (4.26%) IIS
4 3 (3.19%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (3.19%) Lync
4 3 (3.19%) SharePoint 2010
4 3 (3.19%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 16 (17.02%) MS Office
2 7 (7.45%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.06%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 11 (11.70%) Office 365
2 3 (3.19%) SaaS
3 1 (1.06%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 36 (38.30%) Firewall
2 29 (30.85%) DHCP
2 29 (30.85%) DNS
3 9 (9.57%) IP Telephony
4 4 (4.26%) Internet
4 4 (4.26%) VPN
5 3 (3.19%) SAN
5 3 (3.19%) Wireless
6 2 (2.13%) VLAN
7 1 (1.06%) HTTP
7 1 (1.06%) IPv4
7 1 (1.06%) LAN
7 1 (1.06%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (8.51%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.19%) Informix
2 3 (3.19%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.06%) Big Data
3 1 (1.06%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (3.19%) Visual Studio
General
1 17 (18.09%) Finance
2 2 (2.13%) French Language
2 2 (2.13%) German Language
3 1 (1.06%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 28 (29.79%) IT Support
2 24 (25.53%) 1st Line Support
2 24 (25.53%) Administrator
2 24 (25.53%) Analyst
2 24 (25.53%) Storage Administrator
2 24 (25.53%) Storage Systems Administrator
2 24 (25.53%) Systems Administrator
3 21 (22.34%) Service Manager
4 20 (21.28%) Service Desk Manager
5 19 (20.21%) 1st Line Support Analyst
5 19 (20.21%) Client Services Manager
5 19 (20.21%) Infrastructure Manager
5 19 (20.21%) Infrastructure Services Manager
5 19 (20.21%) ITIL Manager
5 19 (20.21%) ITIL Service Manager
5 19 (20.21%) Support Analyst
6 15 (15.96%) IT Analyst
6 15 (15.96%) IT Support Analyst
6 15 (15.96%) Service Analyst
7 12 (12.77%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.26%) HTML
2 1 (1.06%) .NET
2 1 (1.06%) Ruby on Rails
2 1 (1.06%) Symfony
2 1 (1.06%) XHTML
2 1 (1.06%) Yii
Miscellaneous
1 24 (25.53%) HP Storage
2 9 (9.57%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (7.45%) Management Information System
4 4 (4.26%) iSeries
5 2 (2.13%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.06%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.06%) Driving Licence
6 1 (1.06%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 56 (59.57%) Windows
2 35 (37.23%) Windows Server
3 30 (31.91%) Windows Server 2008
4 25 (26.60%) Linux
5 24 (25.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 24 (25.53%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (6.38%) Unix
7 5 (5.32%) Windows 7
8 4 (4.26%) Windows 8
9 2 (2.13%) Apple iOS
10 1 (1.06%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (58.51%) ITIL
2 25 (26.60%) Service Delivery
3 24 (25.53%) Capacity Management
4 23 (24.47%) PRINCE2
5 21 (22.34%) Change Management
5 21 (22.34%) Service Management
6 20 (21.28%) ITSM
7 9 (9.57%) Line Management
8 7 (7.45%) Case Management
8 7 (7.45%) Disaster Recovery
8 7 (7.45%) Workflow
9 3 (3.19%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (3.19%) Business Continuity
9 3 (3.19%) Data Entry
9 3 (3.19%) Kalman Filter
10 2 (2.13%) Web Filtering
11 1 (1.06%) Data Protection
11 1 (1.06%) Email Filtering
11 1 (1.06%) Security Operations
11 1 (1.06%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (12.77%) SQL
2 2 (2.13%) Java
3 1 (1.06%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.06%) PHP
3 1 (1.06%) Python
3 1 (1.06%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 24 (25.53%) Security Cleared
2 4 (4.26%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (2.13%) CCNP
4 1 (1.06%) CCDA
4 1 (1.06%) CCNA
4 1 (1.06%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.06%) MCP
4 1 (1.06%) MCSA
4 1 (1.06%) MCSE
4 1 (1.06%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (10.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 35 (37.23%) Active Directory
2 25 (26.60%) vSphere
3 8 (8.51%) Hyper-V
4 7 (7.45%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (5.32%) Terminal Services
6 3 (3.19%) Forefront TMG
6 3 (3.19%) ISA Server
7 1 (1.06%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (1.06%) vCloud
7 1 (1.06%) VMware ESX
7 1 (1.06%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 24 (25.53%) HP Data Protector
1 24 (25.53%) HP SIM
1 24 (25.53%) NetBackup
1 24 (25.53%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 3 (3.19%) Control-M
2 3 (3.19%) OpenView
2 3 (3.19%) OVSD
2 3 (3.19%) SCCM
3 2 (2.13%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (1.06%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 59 (62.77%) Microsoft
2 38 (40.43%) VMware
3 32 (34.04%) HP
4 27 (28.72%) Symantec
5 24 (25.53%) 3PAR
6 7 (7.45%) Avaya
6 7 (7.45%) Cisco
6 7 (7.45%) Citrix
7 4 (4.26%) Dell
8 3 (3.19%) SunGard
8 3 (3.19%) WatchGuard
9 1 (1.06%) IBM
9 1 (1.06%) Zend
Kent
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
South East, Surrey, Sussex, Reigate, Crawley,...
Actis Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30,000 to £45,000 + bonus + bens
Posted: 9 days ago
Sevenoaks, Kent
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum Flexible Benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Kent
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £41000 - £56750 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 18 days ago