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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 79 71 51
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -20
Permanent jobs citing SLA 30 21 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 2.36% 1.74% 4.05%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 21.90% 28.38% 48.48%
Number of salaries quoted 29 19 28
Average salary £34,500 £27,000 £38,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+27.77% -30.32%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £23,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,500 £43,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £36,750 £36,000
% change year-on-year
-11.56% +2.08%
Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Kent
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
137 74 66
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 10.80% 6.15% 8.35%
Number of salaries quoted 91 64 52
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,400 £27,000 £25,900
10% offered a salary of more than £56,000 £60,750 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Maidstone -29 6 £23,000 -
Sevenoaks - 2 £40,000 -
Sittingbourne - 1 £40,000 - 1
Tonbridge - 1 £95,000 -
SLA
South East

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 (48.57%) ITIL
2 33 (47.14%) Cisco
3 32 (45.71%) Finance
4 25 (35.71%) MS Excel
5 24 (34.29%) Windows
5 24 (34.29%) Microsoft
6 21 (30.00%) CheckPoint
7 19 (27.14%) Juniper
8 18 (25.71%) Service Management
8 18 (25.71%) Service Delivery
9 16 (22.86%) ITIL Certification
9 16 (22.86%) Active Directory
9 16 (22.86%) Citrix
9 16 (22.86%) Network Security
10 14 (20.00%) VMware
11 12 (17.14%) IBM
11 12 (17.14%) MS Office
12 11 (15.71%) SQL
12 11 (15.71%) LAN
12 11 (15.71%) WAN
12 11 (15.71%) HP
12 11 (15.71%) Change Management
13 10 (14.29%) CMS
13 10 (14.29%) Blue Coat
13 10 (14.29%) F5
14 9 (12.86%) Cisco Certification
14 9 (12.86%) CCNA
14 9 (12.86%) Windows XP
15 8 (11.43%) SAS
15 8 (11.43%) Sun

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 10 (14.29%) CMS
2 8 (11.43%) SAS
3 4 (5.71%) SharePoint
4 3 (4.29%) MS Exchange
4 3 (4.29%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (4.29%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 25 (35.71%) MS Excel
2 12 (17.14%) MS Office
3 1 (1.43%) MS Project
3 1 (1.43%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.43%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (4.29%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (1.43%) RMDS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (22.86%) Network Security
2 11 (15.71%) LAN
2 11 (15.71%) WAN
3 8 (11.43%) Intrusion Detection
3 8 (11.43%) Firewall
3 8 (11.43%) Cisco PIX
3 8 (11.43%) Cisco ASA
4 5 (7.14%) VPN
5 4 (5.71%) Wireless
5 4 (5.71%) DNS
6 3 (4.29%) TCP/IP
6 3 (4.29%) SAN
6 3 (4.29%) iSCSI
6 3 (4.29%) NAS
7 2 (2.86%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 2 (2.86%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 2 (2.86%) VoIP
8 1 (1.43%) DHCP
8 1 (1.43%) Wireshark
8 1 (1.43%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.71%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.29%) Crystal Reports
3 2 (2.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (2.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (2.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 32 (45.71%) Finance
2 2 (2.86%) Legal
2 2 (2.86%) Advertising
3 1 (1.43%) Retail
3 1 (1.43%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 21 (30.00%) Analyst
2 17 (24.29%) Service Analyst
3 15 (21.43%) Service Desk Analyst
4 11 (15.71%) Support Analyst
5 8 (11.43%) Network Support
5 8 (11.43%) Network Analyst
5 8 (11.43%) Security Analyst
5 8 (11.43%) Network Support Analyst
5 8 (11.43%) 1st Line Support
5 8 (11.43%) 1st Line Support Analyst
5 8 (11.43%) Network Security Analyst
6 7 (10.00%) Service Manager
7 5 (7.14%) Systems Engineer
8 4 (5.71%) Head of Service Delivery
8 4 (5.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 4 (5.71%) Services Delivery Manager
8 4 (5.71%) Delivery Manager
9 3 (4.29%) Technical Support
9 3 (4.29%) Administrator
9 3 (4.29%) Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.43%) .NET
1 1 (1.43%) HTML
1 1 (1.43%) ASP.NET
1 1 (1.43%) CSS
1 1 (1.43%) Rendezvous
1 1 (1.43%) WCF
1 1 (1.43%) jQuery
1 1 (1.43%) ASP.NET Web Forms
1 1 (1.43%) ASP.NET Web API
1 1 (1.43%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.29%) CMDB
2 1 (1.43%) Statistics
2 1 (1.43%) SystemC
2 1 (1.43%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 24 (34.29%) Windows
2 9 (12.86%) Windows XP
3 8 (11.43%) Windows 7
4 3 (4.29%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (4.29%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (2.86%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (48.57%) ITIL
2 18 (25.71%) Service Management
2 18 (25.71%) Service Delivery
3 11 (15.71%) Change Management
4 8 (11.43%) Incident Management
5 7 (10.00%) Problem Management
6 5 (7.14%) ITSM
7 4 (5.71%) Disaster Recovery
7 4 (5.71%) Project Management
8 3 (4.29%) Network Architecture
9 2 (2.86%) ITIL V3
9 2 (2.86%) Service Desk Management
9 2 (2.86%) Performance Monitoring
9 2 (2.86%) Knowledge Management
9 2 (2.86%) Load Balancing
9 2 (2.86%) Workflow
9 2 (2.86%) E-Commerce
10 1 (1.43%) PRINCE2
10 1 (1.43%) SOA
10 1 (1.43%) B2B
Programming Languages
1 11 (15.71%) SQL
2 6 (8.57%) C
3 2 (2.86%) T-SQL
4 1 (1.43%) VB.NET
4 1 (1.43%) C#
4 1 (1.43%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.43%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 16 (22.86%) ITIL Certification
2 9 (12.86%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (12.86%) CCNA
3 8 (11.43%) JNCIA
3 8 (11.43%) CCSA
3 8 (11.43%) Security Cleared
4 2 (2.86%) MCITP
4 2 (2.86%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (2.86%) MCDBA
5 1 (1.43%) CCNP
5 1 (1.43%) Degree
System Software
1 16 (22.86%) Active Directory
2 5 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (4.29%) Terminal Services
3 3 (4.29%) vSphere
4 2 (2.86%) DFS Replication
4 2 (2.86%) VMware ESX
5 1 (1.43%) XenApp
Vendors
1 33 (47.14%) Cisco
2 24 (34.29%) Microsoft
3 21 (30.00%) CheckPoint
4 19 (27.14%) Juniper
5 16 (22.86%) Citrix
6 14 (20.00%) VMware
7 12 (17.14%) IBM
8 11 (15.71%) HP
9 10 (14.29%) Blue Coat
9 10 (14.29%) F5
10 8 (11.43%) Sun
10 8 (11.43%) Websense
11 5 (7.14%) ServiceNow
12 4 (5.71%) Remedy
13 2 (2.86%) Tufin
13 2 (2.86%) LogLogic
13 2 (2.86%) TippingPoint
14 1 (1.43%) Radianz
14 1 (1.43%) Dell
14 1 (1.43%) TIBCO
Kent
Gerrard White
Salary: £25000 to £32000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Sittingbourne, Kent
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £35000 to £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Kent, South East
Fidelity Worldwide Investment
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 21 days ago