The table below looks at the statistics 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 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 27 21 19
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -2
Permanent jobs citing SLA 2 9 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Maidstone 1.96% 7.50% 4.84%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 16.67% 56.25% 33.33%
Number of salaries quoted 2 9 2
Average salary £21,500 £42,500 £21,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-49.41% +102.38%
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-9.72% +2.85%
SLA
Kent

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 Maidstone region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Maidstone
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
12 16 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Maidstone 11.76% 13.33% 14.52%
Number of salaries quoted 12 16 3
Average salary £33,750 £42,500 £22,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.58% +93.18%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,050 £24,000 £20,400
10% offered a salary of more than £49,100 £38,000 £49,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 29 Related IT Skills in Maidstone

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 6 (100.00%) MS Office
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) Linux
1 6 (100.00%) CRM
1 6 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 6 (100.00%) CCNA
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 6 (100.00%) Juniper
1 6 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 6 (100.00%) Internet
1 6 (100.00%) McAfee
1 6 (100.00%) Websense
1 6 (100.00%) Clearswift
1 6 (100.00%) Change Management
1 6 (100.00%) Firewall
1 6 (100.00%) CCSA
1 6 (100.00%) Blue Coat
1 6 (100.00%) JNCIA
1 6 (100.00%) SonicWALL
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco PIX
1 6 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 6 (100.00%) Trend Micro
1 6 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 6 (100.00%) Aruba
1 6 (100.00%) F5
1 6 (100.00%) Lumension

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in Maidstone by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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.

Applications
1 6 (100.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 6 (100.00%) Internet
1 6 (100.00%) Firewall
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco PIX
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Technical Support
1 6 (100.00%) 1st Line Support
1 6 (100.00%) Support Engineer
1 6 (100.00%) Technical Support Engineer
1 6 (100.00%) Technical Engineer
1 6 (100.00%) 1st Line Support Engineer
2 3 (50.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 3 (50.00%) 2nd Line Support
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) Linux
1 6 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 6 (100.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) CRM
1 6 (100.00%) Change Management
Qualifications
1 6 (100.00%) CCNA
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 6 (100.00%) CCSA
1 6 (100.00%) JNCIA
1 6 (100.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 6 (100.00%) Juniper
1 6 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 6 (100.00%) McAfee
1 6 (100.00%) Websense
1 6 (100.00%) Clearswift
1 6 (100.00%) Blue Coat
1 6 (100.00%) SonicWALL
1 6 (100.00%) Trend Micro
1 6 (100.00%) Aruba
1 6 (100.00%) F5
1 6 (100.00%) Lumension