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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 85 62 57
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -5
Permanent jobs citing SLA 23 40 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 2.11% 3.62% 2.84%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 31.51% 29.41% 25.32%
Number of salaries quoted 21 35 19
Average salary £25,000 £31,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.63% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £16,000 £23,000 £22,900
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £51,900 £45,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- -2.77%
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
73 136 79
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 6.71% 12.32% 11.21%
Number of salaries quoted 66 93 69
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £52,500 £56,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+1.25% -1.23%

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 30 January 2015.

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 30 January 2015. 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 +14 6 £70,000 +137.28% 2
Maidstone +6 5 £24,000 +4.34%
Tonbridge - 2 £25,750 -
West Malling +2 1 £35,000 +37.25%
Chatham - 1 £21,000 -
Stansted - 1 £16,000 -
SLA
South East

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 24 (50.00%) Windows
2 21 (43.75%) ITIL
3 17 (35.42%) Microsoft
4 16 (33.33%) Cisco
5 15 (31.25%) MS Office
5 15 (31.25%) Service Delivery
6 11 (22.92%) Windows XP
7 10 (20.83%) Change Management
7 10 (20.83%) Finance
7 10 (20.83%) Service Management
8 9 (18.75%) Firewall
8 9 (18.75%) CheckPoint
8 9 (18.75%) MS Excel
9 8 (16.67%) Juniper
9 8 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
9 8 (16.67%) Windows 7
9 8 (16.67%) F5
10 7 (14.58%) SonicWALL
10 7 (14.58%) CCNA
10 7 (14.58%) Active Directory
10 7 (14.58%) Internet
10 7 (14.58%) Websense
10 7 (14.58%) CRM
10 7 (14.58%) Telecoms
10 7 (14.58%) Blue Coat
11 6 (12.50%) JNCIA
11 6 (12.50%) Supplier Management
11 6 (12.50%) WAN
11 6 (12.50%) Linux
11 6 (12.50%) SQL

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 5 (10.42%) MS Exchange
2 3 (6.25%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.08%) Exchange Server 2000
3 1 (2.08%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (2.08%) Lync
3 1 (2.08%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (2.08%) CMS
Applications
1 15 (31.25%) MS Office
2 9 (18.75%) MS Excel
3 2 (4.17%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (4.17%) PrintSoft PReS
4 1 (2.08%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.08%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (18.75%) Firewall
2 7 (14.58%) Internet
3 6 (12.50%) WAN
4 5 (10.42%) Cisco PIX
4 5 (10.42%) Cisco ASA
4 5 (10.42%) LAN
4 5 (10.42%) VoIP
5 4 (8.33%) DNS
6 3 (6.25%) Network Security
6 3 (6.25%) MPLS
7 2 (4.17%) ADSL
7 2 (4.17%) DHCP
7 2 (4.17%) Ethernet
7 2 (4.17%) TCP/IP
8 1 (2.08%) iSCSI
8 1 (2.08%) NAS
8 1 (2.08%) Structured Cabling
8 1 (2.08%) VPN
8 1 (2.08%) SAN
8 1 (2.08%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.17%) Crystal Reports
2 2 (4.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (4.17%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.08%) Dreamweaver
2 1 (2.08%) MSI
2 1 (2.08%) AdminStudio
General
1 10 (20.83%) Finance
2 7 (14.58%) Telecoms
3 3 (6.25%) Legal
3 3 (6.25%) Advertising
4 2 (4.17%) Local Government
4 2 (4.17%) Marketing
5 1 (2.08%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 11 (22.92%) Support Engineer
1 11 (22.92%) Analyst
2 10 (20.83%) Support Analyst
3 7 (14.58%) Technical Support
3 7 (14.58%) 1st Line Support
4 6 (12.50%) Service Manager
4 6 (12.50%) Operations Manager
4 6 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support
4 6 (12.50%) IT Operations Manager
5 5 (10.42%) IT Support
5 5 (10.42%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 5 (10.42%) Technical Support Engineer
5 5 (10.42%) Technical Engineer
6 4 (8.33%) Help Desk Analyst
6 4 (8.33%) Network Engineer
6 4 (8.33%) Service Assurance Manager
6 4 (8.33%) 1st Line Support Engineer
6 4 (8.33%) Vendor Manager
7 3 (6.25%) 1st Line Support Analyst
7 3 (6.25%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.17%) CSS
2 1 (2.08%) Application Packaging
2 1 (2.08%) XML
2 1 (2.08%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.25%) Management Information System
2 2 (4.17%) Mathematics
3 1 (2.08%) Mobile Computing
3 1 (2.08%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.08%) Client/Server
3 1 (2.08%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 24 (50.00%) Windows
2 11 (22.92%) Windows XP
3 8 (16.67%) Windows 7
4 6 (12.50%) Linux
5 5 (10.42%) Windows Vista
5 5 (10.42%) Windows 8
6 3 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (4.17%) Windows 2000
8 1 (2.08%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (2.08%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (2.08%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (43.75%) ITIL
2 15 (31.25%) Service Delivery
3 10 (20.83%) Change Management
3 10 (20.83%) Service Management
4 7 (14.58%) CRM
5 6 (12.50%) Supplier Management
5 6 (12.50%) Performance Management
5 6 (12.50%) Incident Management
5 6 (12.50%) Operations Management
6 4 (8.33%) Line Management
6 4 (8.33%) Problem Management
7 3 (6.25%) Business Continuity
7 3 (6.25%) Capacity Management
7 3 (6.25%) BCP
8 2 (4.17%) Document Management
8 2 (4.17%) Risk Management
8 2 (4.17%) ITSM
8 2 (4.17%) Kalman Filter
8 2 (4.17%) Business Continuity Planning
8 2 (4.17%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 6 (12.50%) SQL
2 3 (6.25%) C
3 2 (4.17%) VBScript
3 2 (4.17%) VB
4 1 (2.08%) PowerShell
4 1 (2.08%) VBA
Qualifications
1 8 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (14.58%) CCNA
3 6 (12.50%) JNCIA
3 6 (12.50%) Security Cleared
4 5 (10.42%) CCSA
5 3 (6.25%) MCSE
5 3 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (4.17%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (2.08%) SC Cleared
7 1 (2.08%) MCP
7 1 (2.08%) CCNP
7 1 (2.08%) CCDP
7 1 (2.08%) CCSE
7 1 (2.08%) JNCIS
7 1 (2.08%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.33%) COBIT
2 3 (6.25%) QA
3 1 (2.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (2.08%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 7 (14.58%) Active Directory
2 3 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (4.17%) XenApp
3 2 (4.17%) XenDesktop
3 2 (4.17%) vSphere
4 1 (2.08%) DFS Replication
4 1 (2.08%) Hyper-V
4 1 (2.08%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (2.08%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 1 (2.08%) SCCM
Vendors
1 17 (35.42%) Microsoft
2 16 (33.33%) Cisco
3 9 (18.75%) CheckPoint
4 8 (16.67%) Juniper
4 8 (16.67%) F5
5 7 (14.58%) SonicWALL
5 7 (14.58%) Websense
5 7 (14.58%) Blue Coat
6 5 (10.42%) Lumension
6 5 (10.42%) Aruba
6 5 (10.42%) Trend Micro
6 5 (10.42%) Clearswift
6 5 (10.42%) McAfee
6 5 (10.42%) Citrix
7 4 (8.33%) VMware
8 2 (4.17%) Zeacom
8 2 (4.17%) SolarWinds
9 1 (2.08%) Verint
9 1 (2.08%) Acme Packet
9 1 (2.08%) Macromedia
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