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 25 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
South East / Kent
Rank 58 56 74
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +18
Permanent jobs citing SLA 27 48 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 3.30% 4.32% 3.25%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 25.71% 29.81% 33.67%
Number of salaries quoted 26 45 29
Median salary £30,000 £32,500 £26,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-7.69% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,250 £50,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £31,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-10.00% -

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
105 161 98
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 12.84% 14.48% 9.65%
Number of salaries quoted 90 145 83
Median salary £42,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,650 £24,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £70,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,792 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.01% +3.52%

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 25 February 2017.

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 25 February 2017. 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 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
Dartford - 4 £32,500 -
West Malling -9 2 £57,500 +27.77%
Maidstone -14 2 £40,000 -
Sittingbourne +5 1 £22,500 -8.16% 1
Chatham -9 1 - -
Folkestone - 1 £24,000 -
SLA
South East

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, 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 22 (59.46%) Windows
2 19 (51.35%) Windows Server
3 18 (48.65%) Active Directory
4 16 (43.24%) Citrix
4 16 (43.24%) Firewall
4 16 (43.24%) VMware
5 15 (40.54%) ITIL
6 14 (37.84%) MS Exchange
7 13 (35.14%) Service Delivery
7 13 (35.14%) Blackberry
8 12 (32.43%) Wireless
8 12 (32.43%) E-Commerce
8 12 (32.43%) Internet
8 12 (32.43%) Exchange Server 2003
8 12 (32.43%) VMware Infrastructure
8 12 (32.43%) Mac OS
8 12 (32.43%) Analytical Skills
9 11 (29.73%) Windows Server 2012
9 11 (29.73%) Cisco
10 10 (27.03%) TCP/IP
11 9 (24.32%) SAN
11 9 (24.32%) Service Management
12 8 (21.62%) Windows XP
13 7 (18.92%) Windows Server 2003
13 7 (18.92%) Microsoft
13 7 (18.92%) Migration
13 7 (18.92%) Exchange Server 2013
13 7 (18.92%) Windows 8
14 6 (16.22%) Server Building
14 6 (16.22%) Customer Requirements

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 14 (37.84%) MS Exchange
2 12 (32.43%) Exchange Server 2003
3 7 (18.92%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 5 (13.51%) MS Office
2 4 (10.81%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.70%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.11%) SaaS
2 2 (5.41%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 16 (43.24%) Firewall
2 12 (32.43%) Internet
2 12 (32.43%) Wireless
3 10 (27.03%) TCP/IP
4 9 (24.32%) SAN
5 6 (16.22%) iSCSI
5 6 (16.22%) VLAN
5 6 (16.22%) VPN
6 5 (13.51%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 5 (13.51%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 4 (10.81%) DNS
8 3 (8.11%) BIG-IP
8 3 (8.11%) Cisco ASA
8 3 (8.11%) Cisco Nexus
8 3 (8.11%) DHCP
8 3 (8.11%) LAN
8 3 (8.11%) WAAS
8 3 (8.11%) WAN
8 3 (8.11%) Wireshark
9 2 (5.41%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.70%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2000
1 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (2.70%) JIRA
General
1 5 (13.51%) Finance
2 3 (8.11%) Banking
3 1 (2.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (37.84%) Support Engineer
2 12 (32.43%) Active Directory Engineer
2 12 (32.43%) Active Directory Support
2 12 (32.43%) Active Directory Support Engineer
2 12 (32.43%) Exchange Engineer
2 12 (32.43%) Exchange Support
2 12 (32.43%) Windows Engineer
2 12 (32.43%) Windows Support Engineer
3 11 (29.73%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 6 (16.22%) 1st Line Engineer
4 6 (16.22%) 1st Line Support Engineer
4 6 (16.22%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
4 6 (16.22%) 3rd Line Server Support
4 6 (16.22%) 3rd Line Support
4 6 (16.22%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 6 (16.22%) IT Manager
4 6 (16.22%) Server Engineer
4 6 (16.22%) Server Support
4 6 (16.22%) Windows Server Engineer
4 6 (16.22%) Windows Server Support
Miscellaneous
1 13 (35.14%) Blackberry
2 12 (32.43%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (8.11%) Data Centre
4 2 (5.41%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 22 (59.46%) Windows
2 19 (51.35%) Windows Server
3 12 (32.43%) Mac OS
4 11 (29.73%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (21.62%) Windows XP
6 7 (18.92%) Windows 8
6 7 (18.92%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (13.51%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (10.81%) Windows 7
9 2 (5.41%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (40.54%) ITIL
2 13 (35.14%) Service Delivery
3 12 (32.43%) E-Commerce
4 9 (24.32%) Service Management
5 7 (18.92%) Migration
6 6 (16.22%) Change Management
6 6 (16.22%) Customer Requirements
6 6 (16.22%) Problem Management
6 6 (16.22%) Server Building
7 5 (13.51%) ITSM
8 4 (10.81%) Project Management
8 4 (10.81%) Statistics
9 3 (8.11%) CRM
9 3 (8.11%) Mentoring
9 3 (8.11%) Network Architecture
9 3 (8.11%) People Management
9 3 (8.11%) Risk Management
10 2 (5.41%) Continuous Improvement
10 2 (5.41%) Incident Management
10 2 (5.41%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.70%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (10.81%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (5.41%) CCNP
2 2 (5.41%) CCSE
2 2 (5.41%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (8.11%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.70%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 18 (48.65%) Active Directory
2 12 (32.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (16.22%) vSphere
4 3 (8.11%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 6 (16.22%) Backup Exec
1 6 (16.22%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 16 (43.24%) Citrix
1 16 (43.24%) VMware
2 11 (29.73%) Cisco
3 7 (18.92%) Microsoft
4 6 (16.22%) Intel Security
4 6 (16.22%) Kaspersky
4 6 (16.22%) Symantec
4 6 (16.22%) Veeam
4 6 (16.22%) WatchGuard
5 5 (13.51%) Aruba
5 5 (13.51%) Blue Coat
5 5 (13.51%) CheckPoint
5 5 (13.51%) F5
5 5 (13.51%) Palo Alto
6 3 (8.11%) Alcatel-Lucent
6 3 (8.11%) FireEye
6 3 (8.11%) Juniper
6 3 (8.11%) LogLogic
6 3 (8.11%) Radianz
6 3 (8.11%) Remedy
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