The table below looks at the statistics for SLA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Portsmouth region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SLA over the 3 months to 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 62 51 48
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -3
Permanent jobs citing SLA 12 7 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 3.09% 1.79% 3.52%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 18.75% 18.42% 22.64%
Number of salaries quoted 11 6 12
Average salary £25,500 £49,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-48.48% +41.42%
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-9.72% +2.85%
SLA
Hampshire

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 Portsmouth region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Portsmouth
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
64 38 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 16.49% 9.72% 15.54%
Number of salaries quoted 30 29 33
Average salary £23,500 £22,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% -30.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £17,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
- -2.43%

SLA
Jobs Demand Trend in Portsmouth

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

SLA Jobs Demand Trend in Portsmouth

SLA
Salary Trend in Portsmouth

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

SLA Salary Trend in Portsmouth

SLA
Salary Histogram in Portsmouth

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SLA across the Portsmouth region over the 3 months to 16 September 2014.

SLA Salary Histogram in Portsmouth

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT jobs across the Portsmouth 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 14 (70.00%) ITIL
2 13 (65.00%) Windows
2 13 (65.00%) Microsoft
3 11 (55.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 11 (55.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (50.00%) HP
5 9 (45.00%) CCNA
5 9 (45.00%) MS Office
5 9 (45.00%) Cisco
5 9 (45.00%) Cisco Certification
5 9 (45.00%) Change Management
6 8 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2007
6 8 (40.00%) MS Exchange
6 8 (40.00%) Service Delivery
7 7 (35.00%) MCSA
7 7 (35.00%) MS Excel
7 7 (35.00%) Microsoft Certification
7 7 (35.00%) Exchange Server 2003
7 7 (35.00%) VMware
7 7 (35.00%) ProCurve
7 7 (35.00%) Windows 2000 Server
7 7 (35.00%) Exchange Server 2010
7 7 (35.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 6 (30.00%) Citrix
9 5 (25.00%) Active Directory
10 4 (20.00%) Clustering
11 3 (15.00%) DHCP
11 3 (15.00%) DNS
11 3 (15.00%) VMware Infrastructure
11 3 (15.00%) PowerShell

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT jobs across the Portsmouth 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 8 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 8 (40.00%) MS Exchange
2 7 (35.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 7 (35.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (5.00%) IIS
3 1 (5.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (5.00%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 9 (45.00%) MS Office
2 7 (35.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle General Ledger
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle Receivables
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.00%) DHCP
1 3 (15.00%) DNS
2 2 (10.00%) Internet
2 2 (10.00%) SAN
3 1 (5.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (5.00%) NAS
3 1 (5.00%) NetScaler
3 1 (5.00%) Firewall
3 1 (5.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (10.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (5.00%) QlikView
General
1 2 (10.00%) Finance
2 1 (5.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 4 (20.00%) Administrator
1 4 (20.00%) Systems Administrator
2 2 (10.00%) Network Engineer
2 2 (10.00%) Developer
2 2 (10.00%) Analyst
2 2 (10.00%) Support Engineer
3 1 (5.00%) Field Engineer
3 1 (5.00%) Service Analyst
3 1 (5.00%) Business Developer
3 1 (5.00%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (5.00%) Systems Support
3 1 (5.00%) Support Analyst
3 1 (5.00%) Technical Support
3 1 (5.00%) 1st Line Support
3 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (5.00%) Oracle Developer
3 1 (5.00%) Technical Support Engineer
3 1 (5.00%) Senior Network Engineer
3 1 (5.00%) SQL Developer
3 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Developer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (20.00%) Clustering
2 1 (5.00%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 13 (65.00%) Windows
2 11 (55.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 11 (55.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (35.00%) Windows 2000 Server
4 2 (10.00%) Windows 7
5 1 (5.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (70.00%) ITIL
2 9 (45.00%) Change Management
3 8 (40.00%) Service Delivery
4 2 (10.00%) Release Management
5 1 (5.00%) Migration
5 1 (5.00%) Service Management
5 1 (5.00%) Data Management
5 1 (5.00%) Content Management
5 1 (5.00%) Document Management
5 1 (5.00%) Network Design
5 1 (5.00%) Supplier Management
5 1 (5.00%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (5.00%) ETL
5 1 (5.00%) PRINCE2
5 1 (5.00%) Change Control
5 1 (5.00%) Master Data Management
5 1 (5.00%) Data Migration
5 1 (5.00%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (15.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (5.00%) SQL
2 1 (5.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (45.00%) CCNA
1 9 (45.00%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (35.00%) MCSA
2 7 (35.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (35.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 3 (15.00%) SC Cleared
3 3 (15.00%) DV Cleared
3 3 (15.00%) Security Cleared
4 1 (5.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (5.00%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (5.00%) CCDA
4 1 (5.00%) CCIE
4 1 (5.00%) CCNP
4 1 (5.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) Data Quality
System Software
1 5 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (15.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (5.00%) vSphere
3 1 (5.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (5.00%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 13 (65.00%) Microsoft
2 10 (50.00%) HP
3 9 (45.00%) Cisco
4 7 (35.00%) VMware
4 7 (35.00%) ProCurve
5 6 (30.00%) Citrix
6 2 (10.00%) Oracle
7 1 (5.00%) CheckPoint
7 1 (5.00%) Juniper