The table below looks at the statistics for SLA skills in IT jobs advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SLA over the 3 months to 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 121 188 154
Rank change year-on-year
+67 -34
Permanent jobs citing SLA 1036 760 840
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 2.42% 1.67% 1.89%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 22.63% 15.18% 18.22%
Number of salaries quoted 863 628 660
Average salary £45,000 £42,750 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -14.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -13.33%
SLA
England

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 London region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
4578 5007 4611
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 10.70% 11.02% 10.39%
Number of salaries quoted 3656 3947 3646
Average salary £53,500 £53,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.94% +0.95%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £34,550 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

SLA
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SLA across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

SLA Jobs Demand Trend in London

SLA
Salary Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SLA across the London region.

SLA Salary Trend in London

SLA
Salary Histogram in London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SLA across the London region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015.

SLA Salary Histogram in London

SLA
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SLA within the London region over the 3 months to 27 March 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
City of London +53 306 £44,500 -1.11% 25
Bromley +15 14 £65,000 +68.83% 2
Uxbridge +9 11 £26,500 -24.28%
Croydon +7 11 £55,000 +27.90% 4
Docklands, London - 11 £75,000 -
Kingston Upon Thames +5 10 £36,250 +11.53%
Wimbledon - 9 - -
Surbiton - 6 £25,000 -
Chessington - 5 £21,500 -
Harrow +9 4 - -
Ruislip - 4 £40,000 -
Westminster - 4 £84,500 -
Greenwich - 2 £45,000 -
Wembley - 2 £38,500 -
Edgware - 2 £21,250 -
Ilford +3 1 £35,000 -30.00%
Sidcup -4 1 £56,750 +16.41%
Isleworth - 1 £70,000 -
Hayes - 1 £40,000 - 1
SLA
England

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the London 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.

1 845 (40.92%) Windows
2 838 (40.58%) ITIL
3 659 (31.91%) Microsoft
4 603 (29.20%) Finance
5 530 (25.67%) Active Directory
6 460 (22.28%) Service Delivery
7 399 (19.32%) Cisco
8 372 (18.01%) MS Excel
9 370 (17.92%) MS Office
10 362 (17.53%) VMware
11 327 (15.84%) SQL
12 319 (15.45%) MS Exchange
13 312 (15.11%) Service Management
14 305 (14.77%) Citrix
15 285 (13.80%) Windows Server 2008
16 276 (13.37%) Windows 7
17 257 (12.45%) Degree
18 253 (12.25%) VMware Infrastructure
19 241 (11.67%) Linux
20 240 (11.62%) Analytical Skills
21 231 (11.19%) Firewall
22 215 (10.41%) Telecoms
23 214 (10.36%) SQL Server
24 206 (9.98%) Problem Management
25 199 (9.64%) DNS
26 193 (9.35%) Cisco Certification
27 192 (9.30%) Project Management
28 180 (8.72%) Microsoft Certification
29 176 (8.52%) Oracle
30 174 (8.43%) Windows Server 2012

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the London 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
1 319 (15.45%) MS Exchange
2 171 (8.28%) Exchange Server 2010
3 127 (6.15%) Exchange Server 2007
4 123 (5.96%) SharePoint
5 106 (5.13%) Lync
6 103 (4.99%) IIS
7 66 (3.20%) Exchange Server 2013
8 56 (2.71%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 50 (2.42%) Office Communications Server
10 47 (2.28%) Exchange Server 2003
11 30 (1.45%) SharePoint 2010
12 27 (1.31%) SharePoint 2013
13 23 (1.11%) Apache
13 23 (1.11%) Tomcat
14 14 (0.68%) Oracle Workflow
15 13 (0.63%) JBoss
16 11 (0.53%) Confluence
17 10 (0.48%) Drupal
17 10 (0.48%) WorkSite
17 10 (0.48%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 372 (18.01%) MS Excel
2 370 (17.92%) MS Office
3 51 (2.47%) MS Visio
4 46 (2.23%) MS PowerPoint
5 26 (1.26%) MS Project
6 9 (0.44%) Spreadsheet
7 8 (0.39%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 5 (0.24%) InfoPath
9 2 (0.097%) Mathematica
10 1 (0.048%) Final Cut Pro
10 1 (0.048%) Quicktime
10 1 (0.048%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 16 (0.77%) SAP EWM
2 13 (0.63%) Oracle Payables
2 13 (0.63%) Oracle General Ledger
2 13 (0.63%) Oracle Receivables
2 13 (0.63%) Oracle Assets
3 12 (0.58%) Oracle EBS R12
3 12 (0.58%) Oracle Applications
4 11 (0.53%) Dynamics CRM
4 11 (0.53%) Remedy ITSM
4 11 (0.53%) Oracle Cash Management
4 11 (0.53%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
5 10 (0.48%) Oracle EBS
6 9 (0.44%) Oracle iProcurement
6 9 (0.44%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 9 (0.44%) Oracle FAH
7 6 (0.29%) Markit EDM
7 6 (0.29%) thinkFolio
7 6 (0.29%) Magento
7 6 (0.29%) Agresso
8 5 (0.24%) SAP SM
Cloud Services
1 72 (3.49%) Office 365
2 19 (0.92%) SaaS
3 16 (0.77%) Microsoft Azure
4 13 (0.63%) Amazon AWS
5 10 (0.48%) Cloud Computing
6 6 (0.29%) IaaS
6 6 (0.29%) PaaS
7 3 (0.15%) Google Apps
7 3 (0.15%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 231 (11.19%) Firewall
2 199 (9.64%) DNS
3 170 (8.23%) VPN
4 164 (7.94%) TCP/IP
5 161 (7.80%) VoIP
6 155 (7.51%) WAN
6 155 (7.51%) DHCP
7 148 (7.17%) LAN
8 119 (5.76%) Internet
9 118 (5.71%) SAN
10 113 (5.47%) MPLS
11 89 (4.31%) BGP
12 75 (3.63%) Wireless
13 71 (3.44%) OSPF
14 42 (2.03%) Cisco ASA
15 39 (1.89%) NAS
16 38 (1.84%) Cisco IOS
17 37 (1.79%) VPLS
18 35 (1.69%) VLAN
18 35 (1.69%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 214 (10.36%) SQL Server
2 78 (3.78%) SQL Server 2008
3 68 (3.29%) SQL Server 2005
4 39 (1.89%) MySQL
5 38 (1.84%) Oracle Database
6 33 (1.60%) Oracle Reports
7 27 (1.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 21 (1.02%) Oracle Database 10g
9 19 (0.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 18 (0.87%) Data Warehouse
11 16 (0.77%) Relational Database
12 15 (0.73%) MongoDB
12 15 (0.73%) Oracle BI EE
13 12 (0.58%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 12 (0.58%) SQL Server 2000
13 12 (0.58%) Oracle BI Publisher
14 11 (0.53%) RDBMS
14 11 (0.53%) Essbase
15 8 (0.39%) DB2
16 7 (0.34%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 30 (1.45%) JIRA
2 22 (1.07%) Visual Studio
3 16 (0.77%) Team Foundation Server
4 11 (0.53%) NUnit
5 9 (0.44%) CruiseControl
5 9 (0.44%) Oracle Forms
6 7 (0.34%) Subversion
6 7 (0.34%) Hudson
6 7 (0.34%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 6 (0.29%) Eclipse
8 5 (0.24%) JUnit
9 4 (0.19%) Ant
9 4 (0.19%) Log4j
9 4 (0.19%) Jenkins
9 4 (0.19%) Git (software)
10 3 (0.15%) MSI
10 3 (0.15%) InstallShield
11 2 (0.097%) LabVIEW
11 2 (0.097%) Bugzilla
11 2 (0.097%) ProC
General
1 603 (29.20%) Finance
2 215 (10.41%) Telecoms
3 158 (7.65%) Banking
4 98 (4.75%) Legal
5 89 (4.31%) Retail
6 63 (3.05%) Advertising
7 41 (1.99%) Law
8 39 (1.89%) Investment Banking
9 35 (1.69%) Marketing
10 29 (1.40%) Financial Institution
11 23 (1.11%) Front Office
12 19 (0.92%) Back Office
13 18 (0.87%) French Language
14 14 (0.68%) German Language
14 14 (0.68%) Spanish Language
14 14 (0.68%) Publishing
15 13 (0.63%) Manufacturing
16 11 (0.53%) General Ledger
17 10 (0.48%) Billing
18 7 (0.34%) Japanese Language
Job Titles
1 478 (23.15%) Analyst
2 269 (13.03%) Service Manager
3 223 (10.80%) Support Engineer
4 206 (9.98%) Support Analyst
5 184 (8.91%) Service Analyst
5 184 (8.91%) Service Desk Analyst
6 128 (6.20%) Delivery Manager
7 113 (5.47%) Network Engineer
8 106 (5.13%) Services Delivery Manager
9 95 (4.60%) Team Leader
9 95 (4.60%) 2nd Line Support
10 90 (4.36%) Applications Support
11 89 (4.31%) Administrator
12 80 (3.87%) Consultant
13 65 (3.15%) Service Desk Manager
14 64 (3.10%) DBA
15 58 (2.81%) Desktop Support
16 57 (2.76%) IT Support
17 51 (2.47%) Technical Support
17 51 (2.47%) 1st Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 79 (3.83%) .NET
2 49 (2.37%) Web Services
3 45 (2.18%) HTML
4 38 (1.84%) XML
5 34 (1.65%) CSS
6 31 (1.50%) ASP.NET
7 17 (0.82%) WinForms
7 17 (0.82%) jQuery
8 16 (0.77%) FIX Protocol
8 16 (0.77%) Ajax
9 14 (0.68%) SOAP
10 12 (0.58%) LAMP
11 11 (0.53%) Middleware
11 11 (0.53%) J2EE
12 9 (0.44%) XSLT
12 9 (0.44%) XHTML
12 9 (0.44%) JSON
12 9 (0.44%) ASP.NET 2.0
13 8 (0.39%) Application Packaging
13 8 (0.39%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 240 (11.62%) Analytical Skills
2 111 (5.38%) Blackberry
3 104 (5.04%) Management Information System
4 80 (3.87%) Replication
5 66 (3.20%) Statistics
6 64 (3.10%) Clustering
7 53 (2.57%) iPhone
8 50 (2.42%) Computer Science
9 45 (2.18%) Performance Metrics
10 42 (2.03%) User Experience
11 38 (1.84%) Enterprise Software
12 35 (1.69%) Hedge funds
13 31 (1.50%) Video Conferencing
14 29 (1.40%) iPad
15 27 (1.31%) Mathematics
16 23 (1.11%) Smartphone
17 21 (1.02%) CMDB
18 18 (0.87%) Fat Client
18 18 (0.87%) PMI
18 18 (0.87%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 845 (40.92%) Windows
2 285 (13.80%) Windows Server 2008
3 276 (13.37%) Windows 7
4 241 (11.67%) Linux
5 174 (8.43%) Windows Server 2012
6 148 (7.17%) Windows Server 2003
7 137 (6.63%) Windows XP
8 123 (5.96%) Windows 8
9 113 (5.47%) UNIX
10 45 (2.18%) Solaris
11 44 (2.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 41 (1.99%) Android
13 40 (1.94%) Windows Vista
14 22 (1.07%) Mac OS X
15 21 (1.02%) Debian
16 15 (0.73%) Ubuntu
17 14 (0.68%) CentOS
17 14 (0.68%) Apple iOS
18 11 (0.53%) AIX
19 9 (0.44%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 838 (40.58%) ITIL
2 460 (22.28%) Service Delivery
3 312 (15.11%) Service Management
4 206 (9.98%) Problem Management
5 192 (9.30%) Project Management
6 149 (7.22%) Change Management
7 141 (6.83%) Incident Management
8 130 (6.30%) Mentoring
9 107 (5.18%) E-Commerce
10 103 (4.99%) PRINCE2
11 98 (4.75%) Root Cause Analysis
12 97 (4.70%) ITIL V3
12 97 (4.70%) Continuous Improvement
13 95 (4.60%) ITSM
14 86 (4.16%) Agile Software Development
15 82 (3.97%) Stakeholder Management
16 74 (3.58%) CRM
17 70 (3.39%) Time Management
18 68 (3.29%) Coaching
19 63 (3.05%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 327 (15.84%) SQL
2 65 (3.15%) Java
3 53 (2.57%) C#
4 46 (2.23%) C
5 41 (1.99%) Perl
6 36 (1.74%) JavaScript
7 35 (1.69%) PowerShell
8 33 (1.60%) Bash Shell
9 24 (1.16%) PL/SQL
10 23 (1.11%) PHP
11 18 (0.87%) Python
11 18 (0.87%) ABAP
12 17 (0.82%) Shell Script
12 17 (0.82%) T-SQL
13 14 (0.68%) VB
14 8 (0.39%) VB.NET
14 8 (0.39%) Bourne shell
15 7 (0.34%) Ruby
15 7 (0.34%) C++
16 6 (0.29%) VBA
Qualifications
1 257 (12.45%) Degree
2 193 (9.35%) Cisco Certification
3 180 (8.72%) Microsoft Certification
4 132 (6.39%) CCNA
5 125 (6.05%) MCSE
6 114 (5.52%) ITIL Certification
7 111 (5.38%) MCP
8 88 (4.26%) Security Cleared
9 76 (3.68%) CCNP
10 75 (3.63%) MCSA
11 52 (2.52%) SC Cleared
12 51 (2.47%) MCITP
13 37 (1.79%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 35 (1.69%) MCTS
15 31 (1.50%) Citrix Certification
16 29 (1.40%) CCA
17 27 (1.31%) HND
18 24 (1.16%) PMI Certification
18 24 (1.16%) DV Cleared
19 22 (1.07%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (1.69%) QA
2 18 (0.87%) ISO 9001
3 11 (0.53%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 11 (0.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (0.19%) PCI DSS
5 3 (0.15%) COBIT
6 1 (0.048%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 530 (25.67%) Active Directory
2 253 (12.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 117 (5.67%) Hyper-V
4 91 (4.41%) XenApp
5 79 (3.83%) XenDesktop
6 69 (3.34%) vSphere
7 52 (2.52%) VMware ESXi
8 41 (1.99%) Oracle RAC
9 27 (1.31%) Microsoft App-V
9 27 (1.31%) VMware ESX
10 24 (1.16%) NFS
11 23 (1.11%) XenServer
12 22 (1.07%) Terminal Services
13 16 (0.77%) VMware Workstation
14 11 (0.53%) Citrix Presentation Server
14 11 (0.53%) iptables
15 10 (0.48%) Firmware
16 9 (0.44%) Xen
17 7 (0.34%) Snort
18 6 (0.29%) Samba
Systems Management
1 95 (4.60%) SCCM
2 53 (2.57%) SCOM
3 40 (1.94%) Nagios
4 32 (1.55%) Norton AntiVirus
5 26 (1.26%) Opsview
6 25 (1.21%) Cisco CUCM
7 23 (1.11%) Cisco UCCX
8 22 (1.07%) Puppet
9 21 (1.02%) NetBackup
10 16 (0.77%) Tivoli
11 13 (0.63%) McAfee ePO
11 13 (0.63%) WSUS
12 12 (0.58%) Cisco IPCC
12 12 (0.58%) Backup Exec
13 10 (0.48%) HP SIM
14 9 (0.44%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
15 8 (0.39%) OPNET
16 7 (0.34%) FortiGate
16 7 (0.34%) ITRS Geneos
17 5 (0.24%) Kibana
Vendors
1 659 (31.91%) Microsoft
2 399 (19.32%) Cisco
3 362 (17.53%) VMware
4 305 (14.77%) Citrix
5 176 (8.52%) Oracle
6 140 (6.78%) HP
7 63 (3.05%) Juniper
8 62 (3.00%) CheckPoint
8 62 (3.00%) Remedy
9 58 (2.81%) Dell
10 54 (2.62%) Avaya
11 51 (2.47%) NetApp
12 50 (2.42%) SolarWinds
13 49 (2.37%) SAP
14 48 (2.32%) Apple
15 47 (2.28%) ServiceNow
16 46 (2.23%) F5
17 44 (2.13%) Symantec
18 43 (2.08%) McAfee
19 41 (1.99%) Red Hat
London
Sola Technology Ltd
Salary: Excellent Salary and benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Croydon, Surrey
FT Select
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
Arrows Group
Salary: £25000 - £29000 per annum + Bonus + on call
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £26,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
IT Connections
Salary: 25,000 to 35,000
Posted: 20 hours ago
East London
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Great Package
Posted: 22 hours ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £75000 per annum + Bonus & Pension
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harris Global
Salary: £24000 - £28000 per annum + bonus + bens
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £65000 per annum + BENEFITS + BONUS
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum + Good Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Croydon, Surrey
Streamline Connections
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £65K- £90K plus competitive package
Posted: Yesterday
Hayes, Middlesex
Connectus
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
North London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £38000 - £40000 per annum + car, on call + sales bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
North London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £30000 - £32000 per annum + car allowance and on call
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Cyber Team
Salary: From £25,000 to £25,700 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £65k - £90k plus competitive package
Posted: 2 days ago