The first table below looks at the demand for SLA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Maidstone region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SLA over the 3 months to 14 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 Maidstone region.

Location
3 months to
14 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 31 25 16
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -9
Permanent jobs citing SLA 4 2 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Maidstone 3.17% 2.44% 4.26%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 100.00% 22.22% 33.33%
Number of salaries quoted 4 2 2
Average salary £21,000 £21,375 £36,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.75% -41.03%
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-9.33% +7.14%
Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Maidstone
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
4 9 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Maidstone 3.17% 10.98% 12.77%
Number of salaries quoted 4 8 5
Average salary £21,000 £33,750 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-37.77% -20.58%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
SLA
Kent

SLA
Jobs Demand Trend in Maidstone

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

SLA Jobs Demand Trend in Maidstone

SLA
Salary Trend in Maidstone

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

SLA Salary Trend in Maidstone

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Maidstone

For the 6 months to 14 July 2014, IT jobs across the Maidstone 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 10 (90.91%) MS Office
1 10 (90.91%) Windows
1 10 (90.91%) Windows XP
1 10 (90.91%) Microsoft
2 9 (81.82%) CCNA
2 9 (81.82%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (81.82%) Juniper
2 9 (81.82%) CheckPoint
2 9 (81.82%) Websense
2 9 (81.82%) Cisco
2 9 (81.82%) CCSA
2 9 (81.82%) Blue Coat
2 9 (81.82%) JNCIA
2 9 (81.82%) Cisco PIX
2 9 (81.82%) Cisco ASA
2 9 (81.82%) Windows 7
2 9 (81.82%) F5
3 5 (45.45%) Network Security
3 5 (45.45%) Sun
3 5 (45.45%) LAN
3 5 (45.45%) WAN
3 5 (45.45%) MS Excel
4 4 (36.36%) CRM
4 4 (36.36%) Linux
4 4 (36.36%) Internet
4 4 (36.36%) McAfee
4 4 (36.36%) Change Management
4 4 (36.36%) Firewall
4 4 (36.36%) Clearswift
4 4 (36.36%) Security Cleared

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in Maidstone by Category

For the 6 months to 14 July 2014, IT jobs across the Maidstone 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 1 (9.09%) CMS
Applications
1 10 (90.91%) MS Office
2 5 (45.45%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 9 (81.82%) Cisco PIX
1 9 (81.82%) Cisco ASA
2 5 (45.45%) Network Security
2 5 (45.45%) LAN
2 5 (45.45%) WAN
3 4 (36.36%) Internet
3 4 (36.36%) Firewall
General
1 1 (9.09%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (81.82%) 1st Line Support
2 7 (63.64%) Analyst
2 7 (63.64%) Service Analyst
3 6 (54.55%) Service Desk Analyst
4 5 (45.45%) Network Support
4 5 (45.45%) Network Security Analyst
4 5 (45.45%) 1st Line Support Analyst
4 5 (45.45%) Network Support Analyst
4 5 (45.45%) Network Analyst
4 5 (45.45%) Security Analyst
4 5 (45.45%) Support Analyst
5 4 (36.36%) Technical Support
5 4 (36.36%) Support Engineer
5 4 (36.36%) Technical Support Engineer
5 4 (36.36%) 1st Line Support Engineer
5 4 (36.36%) Technical Engineer
6 1 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 1 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support
Operating Systems
1 10 (90.91%) Windows
1 10 (90.91%) Windows XP
2 9 (81.82%) Windows 7
3 4 (36.36%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) CRM
1 4 (36.36%) Change Management
2 2 (18.18%) ITIL
3 1 (9.09%) Problem Management
Qualifications
1 9 (81.82%) CCNA
1 9 (81.82%) Cisco Certification
1 9 (81.82%) CCSA
1 9 (81.82%) JNCIA
2 4 (36.36%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 10 (90.91%) Microsoft
2 9 (81.82%) Juniper
2 9 (81.82%) CheckPoint
2 9 (81.82%) Blue Coat
2 9 (81.82%) Websense
2 9 (81.82%) F5
2 9 (81.82%) Cisco
3 5 (45.45%) Sun
4 4 (36.36%) McAfee
4 4 (36.36%) SonicWALL
4 4 (36.36%) Trend Micro
4 4 (36.36%) Aruba
4 4 (36.36%) Lumension
4 4 (36.36%) Clearswift