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 23 July 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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 50 72 49
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -23
Permanent jobs citing SLA 50 24 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 4.45% 2.25% 3.40%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 32.89% 21.43% 27.72%
Number of salaries quoted 38 21 23
Average salary £29,500 £30,000 £41,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.66% -28.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £16,200 £26,025
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £48,300 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £37,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-8.10% +5.71%
Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Kent
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
152 112 101
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 13.54% 10.52% 12.26%
Number of salaries quoted 124 86 88
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 £26,500 £25,000 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £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 23 July 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 23 July 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 +15 7 £70,000 -
Dartford -7 7 £50,000 +100.00%
Maidstone -5 6 £21,250 +39.34% 1
Sittingbourne - 4 £40,000 -
Whitstable - 3 £26,500 -
SLA
South East

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 33 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 31 (40.26%) Windows
3 28 (36.36%) Finance
4 27 (35.06%) ITIL
5 20 (25.97%) Service Management
6 19 (24.68%) MS Office
6 19 (24.68%) Cisco
7 18 (23.38%) Active Directory
7 18 (23.38%) Microsoft Certification
8 17 (22.08%) Juniper
8 17 (22.08%) CheckPoint
9 16 (20.78%) Cisco Certification
9 16 (20.78%) CCNA
10 15 (19.48%) Change Management
10 15 (19.48%) SQL
11 14 (18.18%) Service Delivery
11 14 (18.18%) MCITP
12 13 (16.88%) Blue Coat
12 13 (16.88%) Problem Management
12 13 (16.88%) Windows 7
12 13 (16.88%) F5
12 13 (16.88%) Firewall
12 13 (16.88%) SQL Server
13 11 (14.29%) MS Excel
13 11 (14.29%) Windows XP
14 10 (12.99%) ITIL Certification
15 9 (11.69%) MCSE
15 9 (11.69%) Websense
15 9 (11.69%) CMS
15 9 (11.69%) CCSA

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 (11.69%) CMS
2 8 (10.39%) MS Exchange
3 7 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2000
4 1 (1.30%) nginx
4 1 (1.30%) Apache
4 1 (1.30%) SharePoint
Applications
1 19 (24.68%) MS Office
2 11 (14.29%) MS Excel
3 4 (5.19%) FastStats
4 1 (1.30%) MS Project
4 1 (1.30%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.30%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (3.90%) RMDS
1 3 (3.90%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.60%) SaaS
2 1 (1.30%) Office 365
2 1 (1.30%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 13 (16.88%) Firewall
2 9 (11.69%) Cisco PIX
2 9 (11.69%) Cisco ASA
3 8 (10.39%) Internet
4 6 (7.79%) Network Security
5 5 (6.49%) DNS
6 4 (5.19%) LAN
6 4 (5.19%) WAN
6 4 (5.19%) TCP/IP
6 4 (5.19%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 4 (5.19%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 3 (3.90%) Multicast
7 3 (3.90%) Wireshark
7 3 (3.90%) DHCP
8 2 (2.60%) SAN
8 2 (2.60%) Intrusion Detection
9 1 (1.30%) VLAN
9 1 (1.30%) iSCSI
9 1 (1.30%) tcpdump
9 1 (1.30%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (16.88%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.19%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (5.19%) Relational Database
3 3 (3.90%) Crystal Reports
4 2 (2.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (2.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (2.60%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (1.30%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.30%) MySQL
5 1 (1.30%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1 (1.30%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 28 (36.36%) Finance
2 9 (11.69%) Marketing
3 2 (2.60%) Retail
Job Titles
1 33 (42.86%) Analyst
2 16 (20.78%) 1st Line Support
2 16 (20.78%) Service Analyst
3 15 (19.48%) Service Desk Analyst
4 11 (14.29%) Support Analyst
5 8 (10.39%) 1st Line Support Analyst
6 7 (9.09%) Technical Support
6 7 (9.09%) Help Desk Analyst
6 7 (9.09%) Help Desk Support
7 6 (7.79%) Technical Support Engineer
7 6 (7.79%) Service Manager
7 6 (7.79%) Support Engineer
7 6 (7.79%) 1st Line Support Engineer
7 6 (7.79%) Insight Analyst
7 6 (7.79%) Technical Engineer
8 5 (6.49%) Developer Analyst
8 5 (6.49%) .NET Analyst Programmer
8 5 (6.49%) .NET Software Engineer
8 5 (6.49%) .NET Programmer
8 5 (6.49%) Agile .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (6.49%) HTML
1 5 (6.49%) .NET
1 5 (6.49%) ASP.NET
1 5 (6.49%) CSS
1 5 (6.49%) WCF
1 5 (6.49%) jQuery
1 5 (6.49%) REST
1 5 (6.49%) ASP.NET Web Forms
1 5 (6.49%) ASP.NET Web API
2 3 (3.90%) Rendezvous
3 1 (1.30%) Memcached
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.49%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (5.19%) Management Information System
2 4 (5.19%) Visualisation
3 3 (3.90%) CMDB
4 1 (1.30%) Open Source
4 1 (1.30%) PKI
4 1 (1.30%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 31 (40.26%) Windows
2 13 (16.88%) Windows 7
3 11 (14.29%) Windows XP
4 7 (9.09%) Linux
4 7 (9.09%) Windows 2000 Server
4 7 (9.09%) Windows 8
5 1 (1.30%) SELinux
5 1 (1.30%) UNIX
5 1 (1.30%) CentOS
5 1 (1.30%) FreeBSD
5 1 (1.30%) Debian
5 1 (1.30%) OpenBSD
5 1 (1.30%) Ubuntu
5 1 (1.30%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (35.06%) ITIL
2 20 (25.97%) Service Management
3 15 (19.48%) Change Management
4 14 (18.18%) Service Delivery
5 13 (16.88%) Problem Management
6 7 (9.09%) Incident Management
7 6 (7.79%) Workflow
7 6 (7.79%) Migration
7 6 (7.79%) CHAID
7 6 (7.79%) CRM
7 6 (7.79%) Logistic Regression
7 6 (7.79%) Data Migration
7 6 (7.79%) Propensity Modelling
8 5 (6.49%) Root Cause Analysis
8 5 (6.49%) Network Architecture
8 5 (6.49%) Kanban
8 5 (6.49%) SOA
8 5 (6.49%) ITSM
8 5 (6.49%) MVC
8 5 (6.49%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 15 (19.48%) SQL
2 6 (7.79%) T-SQL
3 5 (6.49%) VB.NET
3 5 (6.49%) C#
3 5 (6.49%) JavaScript
4 3 (3.90%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.30%) PHP
5 1 (1.30%) Java
5 1 (1.30%) C
Qualifications
1 18 (23.38%) Microsoft Certification
2 16 (20.78%) CCNA
2 16 (20.78%) Cisco Certification
3 14 (18.18%) MCITP
4 10 (12.99%) ITIL Certification
5 9 (11.69%) CCSA
5 9 (11.69%) JNCIA
5 9 (11.69%) MCSE
6 8 (10.39%) Security Cleared
7 6 (7.79%) MCDBA
8 5 (6.49%) Degree
9 2 (2.60%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (9.09%) QA
2 2 (2.60%) COBIT
System Software
1 18 (23.38%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.30%) Squid
2 1 (1.30%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.30%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.30%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (1.30%) KVM
Systems Management
1 1 (1.30%) SCOM
1 1 (1.30%) SCVMM
1 1 (1.30%) HAProxy
1 1 (1.30%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 33 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 19 (24.68%) Cisco
3 17 (22.08%) Juniper
3 17 (22.08%) CheckPoint
4 13 (16.88%) Blue Coat
4 13 (16.88%) F5
5 9 (11.69%) Websense
6 8 (10.39%) Remedy
7 7 (9.09%) McAfee
8 6 (7.79%) Clearswift
8 6 (7.79%) Aruba
8 6 (7.79%) Lumension
8 6 (7.79%) SonicWALL
8 6 (7.79%) Trend Micro
9 4 (5.19%) Tufin
9 4 (5.19%) TippingPoint
9 4 (5.19%) SmartFocus
9 4 (5.19%) LogLogic
9 4 (5.19%) Business Objects
9 4 (5.19%) Citrix
Kent
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £20000.00 - £25000.00 per annum + based on exp
Posted: Yesterday
Sandwich
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Negotiable dependant on experience
Posted: 2 days ago
Maidstone, Kent
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Kent
OCC Computer personnel
Salary: 17000-20000 Per Annum Plus benefits and pension
Posted: 12 days ago