The table below looks at the statistics for SLA skills in IT jobs advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SLA over the 3 months to 27 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 72 68 96
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +28
Permanent jobs citing SLA 712 858 693
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 3.85% 4.16% 3.02%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 28.25% 34.47% 25.96%
Number of salaries quoted 566 652 531
Median salary £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £20,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £33,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
SLA
England

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 South East region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
2520 2489 2670
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 13.62% 12.08% 11.63%
Number of salaries quoted 1994 1967 2055
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +4.93%

SLA
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

SLA Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

SLA
Salary Trend in the South East

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

SLA Salary Trend in the South East

SLA
Salary Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SLA across the South East region over the 3 months to 27 May 2016.

SLA Salary Histogram in the South East

SLA
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SLA within the South East region over the 3 months to 27 May 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
Hampshire +8 179 £30,000 -7.69% 14
Berkshire -20 159 £39,500 +21.53% 17
Surrey +15 156 £40,000 +23.07% 10
Buckinghamshire -6 76 £25,500 -21.53% 11
Kent +4 49 £25,500 +2.00% 3
Oxfordshire 0 41 £42,500 +7.59% 4
East Sussex +14 24 £32,000 +25.49% 3
West Sussex -39 20 £34,225 -19.47% 3
Middlesex +9 6 £40,000 +50.94% 1
M4 Corridor 0 2 £48,750 -15.21%
Isle of Wight +3 1 £23,500 -67.58%
Home Counties - 1 £25,000 -
SLA
England

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 South East region with a requirement for SLA.

1 631 (41.46%) Windows
2 622 (40.87%) ITIL
3 582 (38.24%) Microsoft
4 429 (28.19%) MS Excel
5 358 (23.52%) Active Directory
6 338 (22.21%) VMware
7 333 (21.88%) Cisco
8 278 (18.27%) Windows Server
9 247 (16.23%) Service Delivery
10 242 (15.90%) Cisco Certification
11 240 (15.77%) Finance
12 230 (15.11%) Firewall
13 222 (14.59%) MS Exchange
14 211 (13.86%) MS Office
15 206 (13.53%) SQL
15 206 (13.53%) Service Management
16 198 (13.01%) Linux
17 191 (12.55%) LAN
18 189 (12.42%) Windows Server 2008
19 186 (12.22%) Incident Management
20 185 (12.16%) CCNA
21 178 (11.70%) HP
21 178 (11.70%) SQL Server
22 176 (11.56%) WAN
23 162 (10.64%) DNS
24 153 (10.05%) Unix
25 149 (9.79%) Data Centre
26 147 (9.66%) Security Cleared
27 144 (9.46%) Change Management
28 143 (9.40%) VMware Infrastructure

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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
1 222 (14.59%) MS Exchange
2 127 (8.34%) Exchange Server 2010
3 77 (5.06%) Exchange Server 2013
4 70 (4.60%) SharePoint
5 63 (4.14%) Exchange Server 2007
6 26 (1.71%) IIS
7 25 (1.64%) Skype for Business
8 19 (1.25%) MS Project Server
8 19 (1.25%) SharePoint Server
9 17 (1.12%) Exchange Server 2003
10 11 (0.72%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 10 (0.66%) WebLogic
12 9 (0.59%) WebSphere
13 8 (0.53%) Apache
13 8 (0.53%) CMS
14 7 (0.46%) Exchange Server 2000
14 7 (0.46%) SharePoint 2010
15 5 (0.33%) SAS
16 4 (0.26%) JBoss
16 4 (0.26%) Tomcat
Applications
1 429 (28.19%) MS Excel
2 211 (13.86%) MS Office
3 40 (2.63%) MS PowerPoint
4 21 (1.38%) MS Visio
5 20 (1.31%) MS Project
6 4 (0.26%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 20 (1.31%) Dynamics CRM
2 17 (1.12%) Oracle Applications
3 15 (0.99%) Oracle EBS R12
3 15 (0.99%) Oracle Financials
4 13 (0.85%) Oracle 11i
5 10 (0.66%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 7 (0.46%) Oracle EBS
7 4 (0.26%) Maximo
7 4 (0.26%) Remedy ITSM
8 3 (0.20%) Dynamics GP
8 3 (0.20%) Oracle Assets
8 3 (0.20%) Oracle Receivables
8 3 (0.20%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
9 2 (0.13%) assyst
9 2 (0.13%) Lorenzo
9 2 (0.13%) Oracle E-Business Tax
9 2 (0.13%) Oracle General Ledger
9 2 (0.13%) Oracle Payables
9 2 (0.13%) SAP SRM
10 1 (0.066%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 76 (4.99%) Office 365
2 54 (3.55%) Microsoft Azure
3 51 (3.35%) SaaS
4 33 (2.17%) Amazon AWS
5 12 (0.79%) Google Apps
6 3 (0.20%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (0.20%) Dropbox
6 3 (0.20%) IaaS
7 2 (0.13%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (0.13%) Amazon S3
7 2 (0.13%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 2 (0.13%) Sage Pay
8 1 (0.066%) Amazon ELB
8 1 (0.066%) Amazon EMR
8 1 (0.066%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (0.066%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 230 (15.11%) Firewall
2 191 (12.55%) LAN
3 176 (11.56%) WAN
4 162 (10.64%) DNS
5 140 (9.20%) TCP/IP
6 110 (7.23%) DHCP
7 86 (5.65%) VoIP
8 74 (4.86%) SAN
9 70 (4.60%) Internet
10 61 (4.01%) OSPF
11 60 (3.94%) BGP
12 54 (3.55%) Wireless
13 53 (3.48%) Cisco ASA
14 50 (3.29%) MPLS
15 49 (3.22%) Ethernet
16 48 (3.15%) Cisco Nexus
17 46 (3.02%) VPN
18 37 (2.43%) Wi-Fi
19 32 (2.10%) SSL
20 28 (1.84%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 178 (11.70%) SQL Server
2 55 (3.61%) SQL Server 2008
3 54 (3.55%) MySQL
4 36 (2.37%) SQL Server 2005
5 19 (1.25%) Data Warehouse
5 19 (1.25%) Oracle Database
5 19 (1.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 17 (1.12%) Relational Database
7 15 (0.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 13 (0.85%) SQL Server 2012
9 12 (0.79%) MS Access
10 11 (0.72%) SQL Server 2014
11 10 (0.66%) RDBMS
12 9 (0.59%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 7 (0.46%) PostgreSQL
13 7 (0.46%) QlikView
14 6 (0.39%) Big Data
14 6 (0.39%) Crystal Reports
14 6 (0.39%) Oracle Database 11g
14 6 (0.39%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 33 (2.17%) Git (software)
2 21 (1.38%) Subversion
2 21 (1.38%) TeamCity
3 13 (0.85%) JIRA
4 12 (0.79%) JUnit
4 12 (0.79%) Maven
5 8 (0.53%) Sonatype Nexus
5 8 (0.53%) Visual Studio
6 7 (0.46%) Ant
7 6 (0.39%) Jenkins
8 5 (0.33%) SonarQube
9 4 (0.26%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 4 (0.26%) EasyMock
9 4 (0.26%) Eclipse
9 4 (0.26%) Gradle
10 3 (0.20%) Bugzilla
10 3 (0.20%) Mockito
10 3 (0.20%) Oracle Forms
11 1 (0.066%) MSTest
11 1 (0.066%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 240 (15.77%) Finance
2 136 (8.94%) Telecoms
3 41 (2.69%) Billing
4 35 (2.30%) Banking
5 32 (2.10%) Retail
6 27 (1.77%) Manufacturing
7 24 (1.58%) German Language
8 19 (1.25%) Front Office
9 17 (1.12%) French Language
9 17 (1.12%) Legal
10 12 (0.79%) Marketing
11 11 (0.72%) Electronics
12 10 (0.66%) Publishing
13 8 (0.53%) Games
14 6 (0.39%) Aerospace
15 5 (0.33%) Pharmaceutical
16 4 (0.26%) Law
16 4 (0.26%) Spanish Language
17 3 (0.20%) Financial Institution
18 2 (0.13%) Korean Language
Job Titles
1 388 (25.49%) Analyst
2 257 (16.89%) Support Engineer
3 185 (12.16%) Service Analyst
4 171 (11.24%) Support Analyst
5 165 (10.84%) Service Desk Analyst
6 138 (9.07%) 2nd Line Support
7 137 (9.00%) Service Manager
8 124 (8.15%) Network Engineer
9 91 (5.98%) 2nd Line Engineer
10 90 (5.91%) 1st Line Support
11 83 (5.45%) Service Desk Support
12 82 (5.39%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
13 74 (4.86%) Service Desk Support Analyst
14 69 (4.53%) IT Support
14 69 (4.53%) Services Delivery Manager
15 68 (4.47%) Delivery Manager
16 67 (4.40%) Administrator
17 63 (4.14%) IT Manager
18 62 (4.07%) Applications Support
19 59 (3.88%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (2.89%) .NET
2 35 (2.30%) Web Services
3 19 (1.25%) HTML
4 17 (1.12%) XML
5 16 (1.05%) CSS
5 16 (1.05%) Middleware
6 14 (0.92%) ASP.NET
7 11 (0.72%) REST
8 10 (0.66%) Flash
8 10 (0.66%) SOAP
9 9 (0.59%) XSLT
10 8 (0.53%) EJB
10 8 (0.53%) Spring
11 7 (0.46%) 802.1X
11 7 (0.46%) Ajax
11 7 (0.46%) JSP
11 7 (0.46%) XHTML
12 6 (0.39%) Software Packaging
13 5 (0.33%) jQuery
14 4 (0.26%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 149 (9.79%) Data Centre
2 142 (9.33%) Analytical Skills
3 81 (5.32%) Management Information System
4 57 (3.75%) Driving Licence
5 51 (3.35%) Replication
6 43 (2.83%) Blackberry
7 33 (2.17%) Computer Science
8 29 (1.91%) Clustering
9 27 (1.77%) Client/Server
9 27 (1.77%) Enterprise Software
9 27 (1.77%) Statistics
10 25 (1.64%) HP Storage
10 25 (1.64%) Mathematics
11 19 (1.25%) IVR
12 17 (1.12%) Smartphone
13 15 (0.99%) CMDB
14 14 (0.92%) Fat Client
14 14 (0.92%) Thin Client
15 10 (0.66%) Mainframe
15 10 (0.66%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 631 (41.46%) Windows
2 278 (18.27%) Windows Server
3 198 (13.01%) Linux
4 189 (12.42%) Windows Server 2008
5 153 (10.05%) Unix
6 137 (9.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 133 (8.74%) Windows 7
8 112 (7.36%) Windows Server 2003
9 87 (5.72%) Windows 8
10 50 (3.29%) Windows XP
11 41 (2.69%) Solaris
12 38 (2.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 32 (2.10%) Mac OS X
14 23 (1.51%) Windows 10
14 23 (1.51%) Windows Vista
15 22 (1.45%) Windows 2000
16 14 (0.92%) Windows 2000 Server
17 11 (0.72%) AIX
17 11 (0.72%) CentOS
18 10 (0.66%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 622 (40.87%) ITIL
2 247 (16.23%) Service Delivery
3 206 (13.53%) Service Management
4 186 (12.22%) Incident Management
5 144 (9.46%) Change Management
6 126 (8.28%) Mentoring
7 114 (7.49%) Problem Management
8 99 (6.50%) Root Cause Analysis
9 92 (6.04%) ITSM
10 83 (5.45%) ITIL V3
11 80 (5.26%) Line Management
12 75 (4.93%) CRM
13 74 (4.86%) Project Management
14 64 (4.20%) PRINCE2
15 63 (4.14%) Coaching
16 55 (3.61%) Ticket Management
17 54 (3.55%) Agile Software Development
18 51 (3.35%) Continuous Improvement
18 51 (3.35%) Presales
19 45 (2.96%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 206 (13.53%) SQL
2 39 (2.56%) C
3 37 (2.43%) PowerShell
4 35 (2.30%) Java
5 31 (2.04%) C#
6 20 (1.31%) VB
7 17 (1.12%) Perl
8 16 (1.05%) JavaScript
9 12 (0.79%) Python
10 11 (0.72%) C++
11 10 (0.66%) Bash Shell
12 6 (0.39%) PL/SQL
12 6 (0.39%) Shell Script
13 5 (0.33%) T-SQL
14 4 (0.26%) Ruby
14 4 (0.26%) VB.NET
14 4 (0.26%) VB6
15 3 (0.20%) PHP
16 2 (0.13%) ABAP
16 2 (0.13%) Korn
Qualifications
1 242 (15.90%) Cisco Certification
2 185 (12.16%) CCNA
3 147 (9.66%) Security Cleared
4 139 (9.13%) Microsoft Certification
5 133 (8.74%) Degree
6 112 (7.36%) SC Cleared
7 108 (7.10%) CCNP
8 51 (3.35%) ITIL Certification
8 51 (3.35%) MCSA
9 45 (2.96%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 43 (2.83%) MCSE
11 42 (2.76%) MCP
12 38 (2.50%) JNCIA
13 36 (2.37%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 34 (2.23%) MCTS
15 33 (2.17%) A+ Certification
15 33 (2.17%) JNCIS
15 33 (2.17%) MOS
16 28 (1.84%) MCITP
17 24 (1.58%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (2.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 23 (1.51%) QA
3 15 (0.99%) ISO 9001
4 14 (0.92%) Data Quality
5 9 (0.59%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 8 (0.53%) PCI DSS
7 6 (0.39%) HL7
8 5 (0.33%) DICOM
9 3 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 1 (0.066%) BS7799
10 1 (0.066%) GAAP
System Software
1 358 (23.52%) Active Directory
2 143 (9.40%) VMware Infrastructure
3 95 (6.24%) Hyper-V
4 82 (5.39%) vSphere
5 41 (2.69%) VMware ESX
6 40 (2.63%) VMware ESXi
7 27 (1.77%) XenApp
8 19 (1.25%) Firmware
9 16 (1.05%) XenDesktop
10 14 (0.92%) Terminal Services
11 10 (0.66%) Samba
11 10 (0.66%) VMware Workstation
12 8 (0.53%) vCloud
13 6 (0.39%) Oracle RAC
13 6 (0.39%) Terminal Server
14 4 (0.26%) Veritas Cluster Server
15 3 (0.20%) Forefront TMG
15 3 (0.20%) ISA Server
15 3 (0.20%) Oracle Clusterware
16 2 (0.13%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 62 (4.07%) SCCM
2 45 (2.96%) Backup Exec
3 32 (2.10%) HP SIM
3 32 (2.10%) NetBackup
4 29 (1.91%) SCOM
5 28 (1.84%) HP Data Protector
6 26 (1.71%) Puppet
7 25 (1.64%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 20 (1.31%) Nagios
9 19 (1.25%) OpenView
10 17 (1.12%) Netcool
11 15 (0.99%) Cisco Prime
11 15 (0.99%) Icinga
12 13 (0.85%) Cisco CUCM
13 12 (0.79%) Cisco UCCX
13 12 (0.79%) Norton AntiVirus
13 12 (0.79%) Opscode Chef
14 11 (0.72%) WSUS
15 9 (0.59%) Cisco IPCC
15 9 (0.59%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 582 (38.24%) Microsoft
2 338 (22.21%) VMware
3 333 (21.88%) Cisco
4 178 (11.70%) HP
5 140 (9.20%) Citrix
6 107 (7.03%) Juniper
7 77 (5.06%) CheckPoint
7 77 (5.06%) F5
8 71 (4.66%) SolarWinds
9 65 (4.27%) NetApp
10 63 (4.14%) Symantec
11 62 (4.07%) Dell
12 60 (3.94%) Palo Alto
13 57 (3.75%) IBM
14 53 (3.48%) Oracle
15 48 (3.15%) Remedy
16 43 (2.83%) EMC
17 27 (1.77%) Riverbed
18 26 (1.71%) 3PAR
19 24 (1.58%) Red Hat
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
CPS Group UK
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £32000 - £35000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Interact Consulting
Salary: 28-35k
Posted: 14 hours ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
FT Select
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum plus car, bonus and benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £22000 per annum + Graet benefits - see below.
Posted: 2 days ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £17000 - £21000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £24,000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Hungerford, Berkshire
Connectus
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £32500 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Networking People
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Chertsey, Surrey
FT Select
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum plus bens
Posted: 15 hours ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Connectus
Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Absolute Solution Limited
Salary: From £45,000 to £48,000 per annum Great bens package
Posted: 4 days ago
Whitstable, Kent
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Surrey
Coal IT Services
Salary: £Market Rate
Posted: 3 days ago
Kent
Clearwater People Solutions
Salary: £23000 - £27000 Per Annum
Posted: 3 days ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £23000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40 - 45k plus benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Egham, Surrey
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £26000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Connectus
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Market Rates
Posted: 4 days ago
Middlesex
Tria Recruitment
Salary: £60000.00 - £65000 per annum + Car + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Reigate, Surrey
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Andover, Hampshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £25000.00 - £28000.00 per annum + shift allowance, bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Lockheed Martin
Posted: 9 days ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
CGI
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Thebes IT
Salary: £30 - £35 per annum + PENSION
Posted: 4 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £34000.00 - £36000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday