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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SLA over the 3 months to 6 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 60 87 95
Rank change year-on-year
+27 +8
Permanent jobs citing SLA 888 730 634
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 4.19% 3.14% 2.84%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 35.39% 29.22% 29.12%
Number of salaries quoted 671 554 524
Average salary £35,000 £31,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -16.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £21,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
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
2509 2498 2177
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 11.85% 10.75% 9.76%
Number of salaries quoted 1980 1930 1777
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,500 £26,375
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

SLA
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SLA across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 6 May 2015.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SLA within the South East region over the 3 months to 6 May 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire +24 293 £37,500 +7.14% 16
Hampshire +13 170 £34,000 +13.33% 11
Surrey +17 139 £32,500 - 6
Buckinghamshire 0 119 £36,250 +34.25% 10
West Sussex +12 57 £40,500 +23.66% 4
Kent +43 55 £25,000 -37.50% 1
Oxfordshire +11 30 £39,500 +113.51% 1
East Sussex -18 26 £26,000 -17.46% 2
Sussex -2 2 £56,500 +88.33% 1
Isle of Wight - 2 £72,500 -
Middlesex +11 1 £30,000 -42.85%
M4 Corridor +4 1 £57,500 +27.77%
SLA
England

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT jobs across the South East 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.

1 697 (42.73%) ITIL
2 682 (41.81%) Windows
3 581 (35.62%) Microsoft
4 364 (22.32%) Cisco
5 354 (21.70%) Active Directory
6 349 (21.40%) MS Excel
7 312 (19.13%) VMware
8 302 (18.52%) Service Delivery
9 282 (17.29%) Service Management
10 273 (16.74%) Firewall
11 268 (16.43%) MS Office
12 238 (14.59%) Cisco Certification
13 231 (14.16%) Linux
14 224 (13.73%) WAN
14 224 (13.73%) Incident Management
15 223 (13.67%) Degree
16 222 (13.61%) MS Exchange
17 213 (13.06%) Change Management
18 211 (12.94%) VMware Infrastructure
19 208 (12.75%) Security Cleared
20 206 (12.63%) Windows Server 2008
21 197 (12.08%) CCNA
22 192 (11.77%) LAN
23 189 (11.59%) SQL
24 185 (11.34%) Telecoms
25 182 (11.16%) Finance
26 181 (11.10%) HP
27 179 (10.97%) Microsoft Certification
28 176 (10.79%) Windows 7
29 174 (10.67%) DNS

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT jobs across the South East 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
1 222 (13.61%) MS Exchange
2 95 (5.82%) SharePoint
3 82 (5.03%) Exchange Server 2010
4 62 (3.80%) Lync
5 58 (3.56%) Exchange Server 2007
6 40 (2.45%) Exchange Server 2003
7 35 (2.15%) IIS
8 19 (1.16%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 18 (1.10%) Exchange Server 2013
10 14 (0.86%) Apache
11 13 (0.80%) Tomcat
11 13 (0.80%) Drupal
12 11 (0.67%) CMS
12 11 (0.67%) IBM Notes
13 10 (0.61%) Exchange Server 2000
14 9 (0.55%) Office Communications Server
15 7 (0.43%) Moodle
16 6 (0.37%) Alfresco
16 6 (0.37%) WordPress
17 5 (0.31%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 349 (21.40%) MS Excel
2 268 (16.43%) MS Office
3 32 (1.96%) MS PowerPoint
4 26 (1.59%) MS Visio
5 5 (0.31%) MS Project
6 2 (0.12%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.061%) PrintSoft PReS
Business Applications
1 13 (0.80%) Oracle EBS
2 11 (0.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 9 (0.55%) Oracle EBS R12
3 9 (0.55%) Oracle Applications
3 9 (0.55%) Oracle Financials
4 7 (0.43%) Oracle 11i
5 6 (0.37%) assyst
6 5 (0.31%) Dynamics NAV
7 4 (0.25%) SAP FI
7 4 (0.25%) SAP MM
8 3 (0.18%) Dynamics CRM
9 2 (0.12%) Dynamics AX
9 2 (0.12%) Nortel Periphonics
9 2 (0.12%) Lawson
9 2 (0.12%) MFGPRO
9 2 (0.12%) Summit
9 2 (0.12%) ENOVIA
9 2 (0.12%) Oracle Receivables
9 2 (0.12%) Oracle Assets
9 2 (0.12%) Oracle E-Business Tax
Cloud Services
1 36 (2.21%) Office 365
2 28 (1.72%) Amazon AWS
3 13 (0.80%) Cloud Computing
4 12 (0.74%) Microsoft Azure
5 10 (0.61%) SaaS
6 2 (0.12%) Yammer
6 2 (0.12%) Google Analytics
7 1 (0.061%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 273 (16.74%) Firewall
2 224 (13.73%) WAN
3 192 (11.77%) LAN
4 174 (10.67%) DNS
5 171 (10.48%) TCP/IP
6 121 (7.42%) VPN
7 105 (6.44%) DHCP
8 100 (6.13%) SAN
9 83 (5.09%) BGP
10 80 (4.90%) Cisco ASA
11 75 (4.60%) Cisco Nexus
12 73 (4.48%) Internet
13 69 (4.23%) VoIP
14 54 (3.31%) MPLS
15 53 (3.25%) Wireless
16 52 (3.19%) EIGRP
17 51 (3.13%) Ethernet
18 50 (3.07%) Cisco IOS
19 44 (2.70%) OSPF
20 43 (2.64%) FWSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 143 (8.77%) SQL Server
2 60 (3.68%) MySQL
3 29 (1.78%) Relational Database
4 21 (1.29%) Oracle Database
4 21 (1.29%) Oracle Reports
5 19 (1.16%) RDBMS
6 16 (0.98%) SQL Server 2008
7 11 (0.67%) QlikView
7 11 (0.67%) SQL Server 2012
7 11 (0.67%) MS Access
8 10 (0.61%) Data Warehouse
8 10 (0.61%) Oracle Database 11g
9 7 (0.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 6 (0.37%) SQLPlus
11 5 (0.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 5 (0.31%) SQL Server 2005
11 5 (0.31%) Data Mining
11 5 (0.31%) DB2
12 4 (0.25%) SQL Server 2000
12 4 (0.25%) Redis
Development Applications
1 27 (1.66%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 6 (0.37%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (0.31%) MSI
4 4 (0.25%) Apache Ivy
5 2 (0.12%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.061%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 1 (0.061%) AdminStudio
6 1 (0.061%) CruiseControl
6 1 (0.061%) Dreamweaver
General
1 185 (11.34%) Telecoms
2 182 (11.16%) Finance
3 53 (3.25%) Retail
4 31 (1.90%) Marketing
5 27 (1.66%) Manufacturing
6 25 (1.53%) Front Office
7 22 (1.35%) German Language
8 20 (1.23%) Back Office
9 17 (1.04%) Legal
10 15 (0.92%) Banking
10 15 (0.92%) French Language
11 14 (0.86%) Billing
11 14 (0.86%) Advertising
12 11 (0.67%) Pharmaceutical
13 9 (0.55%) Spanish Language
14 6 (0.37%) Law
15 5 (0.31%) Electronics
16 3 (0.18%) Local Government
16 3 (0.18%) Italian Language
17 2 (0.12%) Games
Job Titles
1 316 (19.37%) Analyst
2 202 (12.39%) Support Engineer
3 135 (8.28%) Service Manager
4 133 (8.15%) Support Analyst
4 133 (8.15%) Service Analyst
5 119 (7.30%) Service Desk Analyst
6 93 (5.70%) Network Engineer
7 89 (5.46%) 1st Line Support
8 81 (4.97%) 2nd Line Support
9 80 (4.90%) Delivery Manager
10 79 (4.84%) IT Support
11 77 (4.72%) Team Leader
12 75 (4.60%) Administrator
13 66 (4.05%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 66 (4.05%) Services Delivery Manager
14 56 (3.43%) Technical Support
15 50 (3.07%) Consultant
16 47 (2.88%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
17 44 (2.70%) Problem Manager
18 39 (2.39%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (2.15%) .NET
2 27 (1.66%) HTML
3 25 (1.53%) Middleware
4 24 (1.47%) Web Services
5 20 (1.23%) CSS
6 10 (0.61%) ASP.NET
7 9 (0.55%) SOAP
8 8 (0.49%) Ajax
9 7 (0.43%) J2EE
9 7 (0.43%) REST
10 6 (0.37%) Oracle Fusion
11 5 (0.31%) XML
12 4 (0.25%) Flash
12 4 (0.25%) WAP
12 4 (0.25%) COM
12 4 (0.25%) ASP.NET MVC
12 4 (0.25%) Application Packaging
13 3 (0.18%) FreeSWITCH
13 3 (0.18%) .NET Framework
13 3 (0.18%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 113 (6.93%) Analytical Skills
2 111 (6.81%) Management Information System
3 67 (4.11%) Blackberry
4 48 (2.94%) Computer Science
5 37 (2.27%) Mathematics
6 34 (2.08%) Clustering
7 30 (1.84%) Video Conferencing
8 29 (1.78%) CMDB
9 27 (1.66%) Fat Client
9 27 (1.66%) Thin Client
10 26 (1.59%) Replication
11 24 (1.47%) Open Source
12 22 (1.35%) Performance Metrics
13 19 (1.16%) Private Cloud
14 16 (0.98%) Enterprise Cloud
14 16 (0.98%) Mainframe
15 15 (0.92%) FlexPod
16 12 (0.74%) e-Health
17 11 (0.67%) Life Science
17 11 (0.67%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 682 (41.81%) Windows
2 231 (14.16%) Linux
3 206 (12.63%) Windows Server 2008
4 176 (10.79%) Windows 7
5 147 (9.01%) Windows Server 2003
6 115 (7.05%) UNIX
7 95 (5.82%) Windows XP
8 88 (5.40%) Windows 8
9 87 (5.33%) Windows Server 2012
10 55 (3.37%) Solaris
11 36 (2.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 34 (2.08%) Windows Vista
13 30 (1.84%) Windows 2000 Server
14 26 (1.59%) Windows 2000
15 23 (1.41%) AIX
16 21 (1.29%) Android
16 21 (1.29%) Apple iOS
17 15 (0.92%) Mac OS X
18 10 (0.61%) CentOS
18 10 (0.61%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 697 (42.73%) ITIL
2 302 (18.52%) Service Delivery
3 282 (17.29%) Service Management
4 224 (13.73%) Incident Management
5 213 (13.06%) Change Management
6 149 (9.14%) Problem Management
7 144 (8.83%) Root Cause Analysis
8 137 (8.40%) Continuous Improvement
9 134 (8.22%) Mentoring
10 92 (5.64%) Project Management
11 87 (5.33%) Agile Software Development
12 76 (4.66%) Capacity Management
13 73 (4.48%) Configuration Management
14 69 (4.23%) Capacity Planning
15 67 (4.11%) Coaching
15 67 (4.11%) Line Management
16 63 (3.86%) CRM
17 55 (3.37%) ITIL V3
18 51 (3.13%) PRINCE2
19 50 (3.07%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 189 (11.59%) SQL
2 61 (3.74%) PowerShell
3 38 (2.33%) Java
4 26 (1.59%) C
4 26 (1.59%) Shell Script
5 18 (1.10%) Perl
6 16 (0.98%) C#
7 13 (0.80%) PHP
8 12 (0.74%) JavaScript
9 11 (0.67%) T-SQL
9 11 (0.67%) Python
9 11 (0.67%) Bash Shell
10 8 (0.49%) VB
11 6 (0.37%) Ruby
11 6 (0.37%) PL/SQL
12 5 (0.31%) VBScript
13 4 (0.25%) C++
13 4 (0.25%) ABAP
14 3 (0.18%) VBA
15 2 (0.12%) VB6
Qualifications
1 238 (14.59%) Cisco Certification
2 223 (13.67%) Degree
3 208 (12.75%) Security Cleared
4 197 (12.08%) CCNA
5 179 (10.97%) Microsoft Certification
6 163 (9.99%) SC Cleared
7 107 (6.56%) ITIL Certification
8 101 (6.19%) MCSE
9 99 (6.07%) CCNP
10 90 (5.52%) MCP
11 77 (4.72%) DV Cleared
12 47 (2.88%) MCSA
13 46 (2.82%) MCITP
14 43 (2.64%) A+ Certification
15 28 (1.72%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
16 19 (1.16%) MCTS
17 17 (1.04%) HND
18 15 (0.92%) CCIE
18 15 (0.92%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
19 12 (0.74%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (2.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 31 (1.90%) QA
3 19 (1.16%) PCI DSS
4 16 (0.98%) ISO 9001
5 11 (0.67%) COBIT
6 5 (0.31%) HL7
6 5 (0.31%) HIPAA
7 3 (0.18%) ISO 9000
7 3 (0.18%) DICOM
8 2 (0.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 2 (0.12%) ISO 14001
9 1 (0.061%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 354 (21.70%) Active Directory
2 211 (12.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 100 (6.13%) Hyper-V
4 77 (4.72%) vSphere
5 45 (2.76%) XenApp
6 26 (1.59%) Terminal Services
6 26 (1.59%) VMware ESX
7 24 (1.47%) XenDesktop
8 23 (1.41%) Firmware
9 20 (1.23%) VMware ESXi
10 14 (0.86%) vCloud
11 9 (0.55%) Kamailio
11 9 (0.55%) ISA Server
11 9 (0.55%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 8 (0.49%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 8 (0.49%) XenServer
12 8 (0.49%) UAG
13 7 (0.43%) Oracle RAC
13 7 (0.43%) Microsoft App-V
14 6 (0.37%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 49 (3.00%) SCCM
2 40 (2.45%) Backup Exec
3 31 (1.90%) Nagios
4 27 (1.66%) Cisco Prime
4 27 (1.66%) Cisco LMS
4 27 (1.66%) Opsview
5 25 (1.53%) HP Data Protector
6 24 (1.47%) SCOM
7 18 (1.10%) NetBackup
8 17 (1.04%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 14 (0.86%) Norton AntiVirus
10 13 (0.80%) CiscoWorks
10 13 (0.80%) HP SIM
11 8 (0.49%) BladeLogic
11 8 (0.49%) WSUS
12 7 (0.43%) Oracle RMAN
12 7 (0.43%) Cisco CUCM
12 7 (0.43%) Plesk
12 7 (0.43%) cPanel
13 6 (0.37%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 581 (35.62%) Microsoft
2 364 (22.32%) Cisco
3 312 (19.13%) VMware
4 181 (11.10%) HP
5 150 (9.20%) Citrix
6 124 (7.60%) Juniper
7 93 (5.70%) Oracle
8 88 (5.40%) Symantec
9 63 (3.86%) CheckPoint
10 52 (3.19%) F5
11 50 (3.07%) Dell
12 48 (2.94%) Remedy
13 42 (2.58%) Huawei
14 41 (2.51%) SAP
15 37 (2.27%) NetApp
16 32 (1.96%) Blue Coat
17 29 (1.78%) Red Hat
18 28 (1.72%) Avaya
19 26 (1.59%) IBM
20 24 (1.47%) EMC
Winchester, Hampshire
Connectus
Salary: £18000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Tadley, Hampshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £17000 - £26000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
ComputaCenter
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 13 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £22979 - £24179 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
West Sussex
Cyber Team
Salary: From £31,000 to £31,000 per annum 12 Month Fixed Term Contract
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
AOMi
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Oxfordshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
RBW Consulting
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Folkestone, Kent
Xchanging
Salary: Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Farnborough, Hampshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £24000 - £27000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
Clearwater People Solutions
Salary: £26000 - £28000 Per Annum
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £17000 - £40000 per annum + Uplift and Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Crawley, West Sussex
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 to 45,000
Posted: Yesterday
Crawley, West Sussex
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 to 45,000
Posted: Yesterday
Andover, Hampshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £25000.00 - £28000.00 per annum + shift allowance, bens
Posted: 3 days ago
East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 Per Annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
set2recruit
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago