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 27 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 87 60 58
Rank change year-on-year
-27 -2
Permanent jobs citing SLA 8 39 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 0.92% 3.71% 3.73%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 9.64% 29.55% 27.27%
Number of salaries quoted 8 33 28
Median salary £32,000 £44,500 £49,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-28.08% -9.18%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,900 £24,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £56,750 £50,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £36,000 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +7.69%
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
83 132 132
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 9.53% 12.57% 13.68%
Number of salaries quoted 71 121 107
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +1.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%

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 27 September 2016.

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 27 September 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Westerham - 2 £32,500 -
West Malling +2 1 £31,500 -33.68%
Maidstone - 1 £24,500 -
Tonbridge - 1 £72,500 -
SLA
South East

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 27 September 2016, 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 32 (68.09%) Windows
2 29 (61.70%) ITIL
3 28 (59.57%) Active Directory
4 23 (48.94%) Microsoft
5 17 (36.17%) Firewall
6 16 (34.04%) Windows Server 2008
6 16 (34.04%) Windows Server
7 14 (29.79%) VMware
7 14 (29.79%) HP
7 14 (29.79%) DHCP
7 14 (29.79%) DNS
8 12 (25.53%) Linux
8 12 (25.53%) Symantec
8 12 (25.53%) NetBackup
8 12 (25.53%) Security Cleared
9 11 (23.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 11 (23.40%) HP Data Protector
9 11 (23.40%) vSphere
9 11 (23.40%) HP Storage
9 11 (23.40%) HP SIM
9 11 (23.40%) 3PAR
9 11 (23.40%) Capacity Management
9 11 (23.40%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 11 (23.40%) Windows Server 2003
10 10 (21.28%) MS Office
11 9 (19.15%) Windows 7
12 8 (17.02%) Driving Licence
12 8 (17.02%) MS Exchange
12 8 (17.02%) MS Excel
13 7 (14.89%) CCNA

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 8 (17.02%) MS Exchange
2 3 (6.38%) Exchange Server 2000
3 1 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (2.13%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 10 (21.28%) MS Office
2 8 (17.02%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.13%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 17 (36.17%) Firewall
2 14 (29.79%) DHCP
2 14 (29.79%) DNS
3 4 (8.51%) VPN
4 3 (6.38%) ADSL
5 2 (4.26%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (4.26%) IP Telephony
5 2 (4.26%) Junos
5 2 (4.26%) LAN
5 2 (4.26%) Network Security
5 2 (4.26%) VLAN
5 2 (4.26%) VoIP
5 2 (4.26%) WAN
6 1 (2.13%) BIG-IP
6 1 (2.13%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (2.13%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 1 (2.13%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 1 (2.13%) FWSM
6 1 (2.13%) Remote Desktop
6 1 (2.13%) WAAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.26%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.13%) Big Data
2 1 (2.13%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (2.13%) Data Mining
2 1 (2.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 2 (4.26%) Banking
1 2 (4.26%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (29.79%) Analyst
2 12 (25.53%) Administrator
2 12 (25.53%) Systems Administrator
3 11 (23.40%) Storage Administrator
3 11 (23.40%) Storage Systems Administrator
4 8 (17.02%) Service Analyst
4 8 (17.02%) Support Analyst
5 7 (14.89%) HP Storage Administrator
5 7 (14.89%) IT Analyst
5 7 (14.89%) Service Desk Analyst
6 6 (12.77%) IT Support
6 6 (12.77%) IT Support Analyst
6 6 (12.77%) Junior
7 5 (10.64%) Service Desk Support
7 5 (10.64%) Service Desk Support Analyst
8 4 (8.51%) Infrastructure Specialist
8 4 (8.51%) IT Technician
8 4 (8.51%) Technical Specialist
9 3 (6.38%) Help Desk Support Analyst
9 3 (6.38%) Windows Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.13%) .NET
1 1 (2.13%) ASP.NET
1 1 (2.13%) CSS
1 1 (2.13%) HTML
1 1 (2.13%) HTML5
1 1 (2.13%) jQuery
1 1 (2.13%) Twitter Bootstrap
1 1 (2.13%) Web Services
1 1 (2.13%) WinForms
1 1 (2.13%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 11 (23.40%) HP Storage
2 8 (17.02%) Driving Licence
3 5 (10.64%) Data Centre
4 2 (4.26%) AS400
4 2 (4.26%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.13%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.13%) Clustering
5 1 (2.13%) iSeries
5 1 (2.13%) Mobile App
5 1 (2.13%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 32 (68.09%) Windows
2 16 (34.04%) Windows Server
2 16 (34.04%) Windows Server 2008
3 12 (25.53%) Linux
4 11 (23.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 11 (23.40%) Windows Server 2003
5 9 (19.15%) Windows 7
6 5 (10.64%) Windows 8
7 3 (6.38%) Windows 2000 Server
7 3 (6.38%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (2.13%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (61.70%) ITIL
2 11 (23.40%) Capacity Management
3 7 (14.89%) Infrastructure Management
3 7 (14.89%) Problem Management
4 4 (8.51%) Asset Management
4 4 (8.51%) Change Control
4 4 (8.51%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (8.51%) Network Monitoring
4 4 (8.51%) Service Delivery
5 3 (6.38%) Service Management
6 2 (4.26%) Change Management
6 2 (4.26%) Data Protection
6 2 (4.26%) Migration
6 2 (4.26%) Network Design
6 2 (4.26%) PRINCE2
6 2 (4.26%) Project Management
7 1 (2.13%) Network Architecture
7 1 (2.13%) SIEM
7 1 (2.13%) System Testing
7 1 (2.13%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (12.77%) SQL
2 1 (2.13%) C
2 1 (2.13%) C#
2 1 (2.13%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 12 (25.53%) Security Cleared
2 7 (14.89%) CCNA
2 7 (14.89%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (12.77%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (10.64%) MCSE
5 3 (6.38%) MCITP
6 2 (4.26%) A+ Certification
6 2 (4.26%) CCNP
6 2 (4.26%) MCSA
7 1 (2.13%) CCDA
7 1 (2.13%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (2.13%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (2.13%) MCP
7 1 (2.13%) MOS
7 1 (2.13%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (2.13%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 28 (59.57%) Active Directory
2 11 (23.40%) vSphere
3 3 (6.38%) Hyper-V
4 2 (4.26%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 12 (25.53%) NetBackup
2 11 (23.40%) HP Data Protector
2 11 (23.40%) HP SIM
2 11 (23.40%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (2.13%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (2.13%) SCOM
Vendors
1 23 (48.94%) Microsoft
2 14 (29.79%) HP
2 14 (29.79%) VMware
3 12 (25.53%) Symantec
4 11 (23.40%) 3PAR
5 6 (12.77%) Cisco
6 2 (4.26%) CheckPoint
6 2 (4.26%) Citrix
6 2 (4.26%) F5
6 2 (4.26%) Juniper
6 2 (4.26%) Palo Alto
6 2 (4.26%) Remedy
7 1 (2.13%) Extreme Networks
7 1 (2.13%) FireEye
7 1 (2.13%) IPFX
7 1 (2.13%) LogLogic
7 1 (2.13%) LogRhythm
7 1 (2.13%) Openreach
7 1 (2.13%) Splunk
7 1 (2.13%) TippingPoint
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