The table below looks at the statistics for SLA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Somerset region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SLA over the 3 months to 30 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 48 52 79
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +27
Permanent jobs citing SLA 28 21 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 4.30% 3.39% 1.79%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 36.36% 33.87% 31.91%
Number of salaries quoted 23 18 12
Median salary £32,500 £26,000 £31,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -16.80%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,597 £22,350 £14,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £39,350 £34,000
UK excluding London median salary £34,000 £34,000 £34,000
SLA
South West

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 Somerset region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Somerset
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
77 62 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 11.83% 10.00% 5.60%
Number of salaries quoted 69 55 41
Median salary £40,000 £36,500 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+9.58% +7.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £20,000 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £55,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

SLA
Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

The demand trend of job ads across the Somerset region citing SLA as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

SLA Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

SLA
Salary Trend in Somerset

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

SLA Salary Trend in Somerset

SLA
Salary Histogram in Somerset

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SLA across the Somerset region over the 3 months to 30 June 2016.

SLA Salary Histogram in Somerset

SLA
Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SLA within the Somerset region over the 3 months to 30 June 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Taunton -6 12 £32,000 +36.17%
Street -6 9 £55,000 +48.64%
Bath -16 3 £42,500 +65.04%
SLA
South West

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 30 June 2016, IT jobs citing SLA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Somerset region with a requirement for SLA.

1 31 (56.36%) SQL Server
2 27 (49.09%) ITIL
2 27 (49.09%) User Acceptance Testing
3 26 (47.27%) Microsoft
4 25 (45.45%) Banking
5 24 (43.64%) Change Management
5 24 (43.64%) Finance
5 24 (43.64%) Windows
6 23 (41.82%) Time Management
7 22 (40.00%) Data Analysis
8 21 (38.18%) Credit Risk
8 21 (38.18%) Wealth Management
8 21 (38.18%) Reuters
8 21 (38.18%) Bloomberg
8 21 (38.18%) SQL Server 2008
8 21 (38.18%) SWIFT
8 21 (38.18%) Analytical Skills
8 21 (38.18%) Windows Server
9 18 (32.73%) Management Information System
10 17 (30.91%) MS Office
11 16 (29.09%) Service Delivery
11 16 (29.09%) Firewall
12 15 (27.27%) Degree
12 15 (27.27%) SQL
13 13 (23.64%) Cisco
13 13 (23.64%) PowerShell
14 12 (21.82%) CRM
15 11 (20.00%) ISTQB
15 11 (20.00%) Mathematics
15 11 (20.00%) C

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 10 (18.18%) BizTalk Server
2 5 (9.09%) WebSphere
3 4 (7.27%) MS Exchange
4 2 (3.64%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (3.64%) CMS
4 2 (3.64%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (3.64%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (3.64%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.82%) SharePoint
Applications
1 17 (30.91%) MS Office
2 3 (5.45%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 10 (18.18%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (9.09%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (9.09%) Office 365
2 2 (3.64%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 16 (29.09%) Firewall
2 7 (12.73%) SAN
3 6 (10.91%) DNS
3 6 (10.91%) LAN
3 6 (10.91%) OSPF
3 6 (10.91%) TCP/IP
3 6 (10.91%) WAN
4 4 (7.27%) BGP-4
4 4 (7.27%) FTP
4 4 (7.27%) HTTP
4 4 (7.27%) Internet
4 4 (7.27%) Network Security
4 4 (7.27%) snoop
4 4 (7.27%) Spanning Tree
4 4 (7.27%) SSH
4 4 (7.27%) tcpdump
4 4 (7.27%) Wireshark
5 3 (5.45%) NetScreen
6 2 (3.64%) DHCP
6 2 (3.64%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (56.36%) SQL Server
2 21 (38.18%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (18.18%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (9.09%) BusinessObjects
4 5 (9.09%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (1.82%) MySQL
General
1 25 (45.45%) Banking
2 24 (43.64%) Finance
3 2 (3.64%) Legal
3 2 (3.64%) Marketing
4 1 (1.82%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 24 (43.64%) Analyst
2 23 (41.82%) Support Analyst
3 21 (38.18%) Applications Support
3 21 (38.18%) Applications Support Analyst
4 12 (21.82%) Administrator
5 10 (18.18%) Banking Analyst
5 10 (18.18%) Senior Analyst
5 10 (18.18%) Senior Applications Support
5 10 (18.18%) Senior Applications Support Analyst
5 10 (18.18%) Senior Support Analyst
6 9 (16.36%) DBA
6 9 (16.36%) SQL DBA
7 7 (12.73%) SQL Server DBA
7 7 (12.73%) Systems Administrator
8 5 (9.09%) Network Engineer
8 5 (9.09%) Senior Systems Administrator
9 2 (3.64%) Account Manager
9 2 (3.64%) Desktop Support
9 2 (3.64%) Senior Manager
9 2 (3.64%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (9.09%) Web Services
2 3 (5.45%) .NET
2 3 (5.45%) ASP.NET
2 3 (5.45%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (1.82%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 1 (1.82%) Entity Framework
3 1 (1.82%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 21 (38.18%) Analytical Skills
1 21 (38.18%) Credit Risk
1 21 (38.18%) SWIFT
2 18 (32.73%) Management Information System
3 11 (20.00%) Mathematics
4 7 (12.73%) Statistics
5 6 (10.91%) Data Centre
6 4 (7.27%) Computer Science
6 4 (7.27%) Internet of Things
6 4 (7.27%) PKI
7 2 (3.64%) Blackberry
7 2 (3.64%) Fat Client
7 2 (3.64%) Hybrid Cloud
7 2 (3.64%) Replication
7 2 (3.64%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 24 (43.64%) Windows
2 21 (38.18%) Windows Server
3 9 (16.36%) Linux
3 9 (16.36%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (10.91%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (7.27%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (3.64%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (49.09%) ITIL
1 27 (49.09%) User Acceptance Testing
2 24 (43.64%) Change Management
3 23 (41.82%) Time Management
4 22 (40.00%) Data Analysis
5 21 (38.18%) Wealth Management
6 16 (29.09%) Service Delivery
7 12 (21.82%) CRM
8 8 (14.55%) Risk Analysis
9 7 (12.73%) Capacity Planning
9 7 (12.73%) Performance Monitoring
10 6 (10.91%) Business Intelligence
10 6 (10.91%) Operational Acceptance Testing
10 6 (10.91%) Problem Management
11 5 (9.09%) DevOps
11 5 (9.09%) ETL
12 4 (7.27%) Identity Access Management
12 4 (7.27%) Information Security
12 4 (7.27%) Load Balancing
13 3 (5.45%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 15 (27.27%) SQL
2 13 (23.64%) PowerShell
3 11 (20.00%) C
4 9 (16.36%) T-SQL
5 3 (5.45%) C#
6 1 (1.82%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 15 (27.27%) Degree
2 11 (20.00%) ISTQB
2 11 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 6 (10.91%) SC Cleared
3 6 (10.91%) Security Cleared
4 3 (5.45%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (3.64%) MCSE
5 2 (3.64%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.64%) Data Quality
1 2 (3.64%) QA
System Software
1 7 (12.73%) Active Directory
2 5 (9.09%) Hyper-V
3 3 (5.45%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (3.64%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (3.64%) SCCM
Vendors
1 26 (47.27%) Microsoft
2 21 (38.18%) Bloomberg
2 21 (38.18%) Reuters
3 13 (23.64%) Cisco
4 11 (20.00%) Juniper
5 10 (18.18%) Remedy
5 10 (18.18%) Salesforce.com
6 9 (16.36%) HP
6 9 (16.36%) VMware
7 7 (12.73%) CheckPoint
8 5 (9.09%) IBM
8 5 (9.09%) Informatica
8 5 (9.09%) SAP
9 3 (5.45%) Hitachi
10 2 (3.64%) Apple
10 2 (3.64%) Fujitsu
10 2 (3.64%) SonicWALL
11 1 (1.82%) Citrix
11 1 (1.82%) EMC
11 1 (1.82%) NetApp