The table below looks at the statistics for SLA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Middlesex region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SLA over the 3 months to 7 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 32 48 38
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -10
Permanent jobs citing SLA 7 3 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Middlesex 2.27% 0.86% 4.09%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 41.18% 15.00% 34.43%
Number of salaries quoted 7 1 19
Average salary £25,000 £35,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-28.57% -33.33%
UK excluding London average salary £34,333 £34,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+0.97% -9.33%
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 Middlesex region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Middlesex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
17 20 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Middlesex 5.50% 5.73% 11.89%
Number of salaries quoted 16 16 55
Average salary £43,000 £42,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.17% -10.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £58,250 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

SLA
Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

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

SLA Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

SLA
Salary Trend in Middlesex

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

SLA Salary Trend in Middlesex

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT jobs across the Middlesex 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 7 (77.78%) Microsoft
2 6 (66.67%) Security Cleared
3 5 (55.56%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (55.56%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (55.56%) Windows 8
3 5 (55.56%) Exchange Server 2013
3 5 (55.56%) Windows
3 5 (55.56%) Windows XP
3 5 (55.56%) MS Exchange
4 4 (44.44%) DHCP
4 4 (44.44%) DNS
4 4 (44.44%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (44.44%) SAN
4 4 (44.44%) Firewall
4 4 (44.44%) SC Cleared
4 4 (44.44%) NAS
5 3 (33.33%) Citrix
5 3 (33.33%) Terminal Services
5 3 (33.33%) Cisco
5 3 (33.33%) TCP/IP
6 2 (22.22%) CCIE
6 2 (22.22%) CCNP
6 2 (22.22%) CCNA
6 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
6 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
6 2 (22.22%) SQL
6 2 (22.22%) ITIL
6 2 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (22.22%) Risk Management
6 2 (22.22%) Finance

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT jobs across the Middlesex 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 (55.56%) MS Exchange
1 5 (55.56%) Exchange Server 2010
1 5 (55.56%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (44.44%) DHCP
1 4 (44.44%) DNS
1 4 (44.44%) SAN
1 4 (44.44%) Firewall
1 4 (44.44%) NAS
2 3 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 1 (11.11%) LAN
3 1 (11.11%) WAN
3 1 (11.11%) Wi-Fi
General
1 2 (22.22%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Support Technician
1 3 (33.33%) Support Engineer
1 3 (33.33%) 2nd Line Support
1 3 (33.33%) IT Support Technician
1 3 (33.33%) 2nd Line Support Technician
1 3 (33.33%) IT Support
2 2 (22.22%) Network Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Network Support Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Network Support
2 2 (22.22%) Contracts Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Field Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) CCTV
Operating Systems
1 5 (55.56%) Windows
1 5 (55.56%) Windows XP
1 5 (55.56%) Windows Server 2008
1 5 (55.56%) Windows 8
2 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (11.11%) Windows 7
2 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (22.22%) ITIL
1 2 (22.22%) Risk Management
1 2 (22.22%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 4 (44.44%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (44.44%) SC Cleared
3 2 (22.22%) CCIE
3 2 (22.22%) CCNP
3 2 (22.22%) CCNA
3 2 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 3 (33.33%) Terminal Services
2 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
3 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (11.11%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 7 (77.78%) Microsoft
2 3 (33.33%) Citrix
2 3 (33.33%) Cisco
3 1 (11.11%) VMware
3 1 (11.11%) WatchGuard