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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 72 80 98
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +18
Permanent jobs citing SLA 780 743 601
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 4.03% 3.63% 2.99%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 31.91% 33.38% 29.01%
Number of salaries quoted 655 508 457
Average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.66% +1.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £21,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
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
2444 2226 2072
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 12.63% 10.87% 10.32%
Number of salaries quoted 2030 1715 1630
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £26,583 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 5 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SLA within the South East region over the 3 months to 5 February 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
(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 +4 224 £50,000 +25.00% 14
Hampshire +20 183 £37,500 +29.31% 21
Surrey +17 171 £32,500 -15.58% 15
Buckinghamshire -31 74 £25,750 -19.53% 12
Kent +38 52 £32,500 +8.33% 4
West Sussex -4 24 £48,000 +24.67% 3
Oxfordshire -13 19 £45,000 +45.16% 2
East Sussex +20 18 £38,750 -32.60% 2
Middlesex +12 10 £30,000 -42.85%
SLA
England

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

1 607 (40.60%) ITIL
2 567 (37.93%) Windows
3 525 (35.12%) Microsoft
4 390 (26.09%) VMware
5 375 (25.08%) Active Directory
6 332 (22.21%) MS Excel
7 298 (19.93%) Cisco
8 286 (19.13%) Windows Server
9 263 (17.59%) Service Delivery
10 248 (16.59%) Firewall
11 213 (14.25%) MS Exchange
12 212 (14.18%) Windows Server 2008
13 203 (13.58%) Service Management
14 199 (13.31%) Finance
15 192 (12.84%) VMware Infrastructure
16 183 (12.24%) MS Office
17 177 (11.84%) DNS
18 175 (11.71%) SQL
19 167 (11.17%) Citrix
20 166 (11.10%) Change Management
21 165 (11.04%) Security Cleared
22 164 (10.97%) Windows Server 2012
22 164 (10.97%) Analytical Skills
23 161 (10.77%) Incident Management
24 159 (10.64%) Cisco Certification
25 158 (10.57%) SQL Server
26 148 (9.90%) Linux
27 139 (9.30%) Data Centre
28 138 (9.23%) LAN
29 137 (9.16%) Hyper-V

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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
1 213 (14.25%) MS Exchange
2 129 (8.63%) Exchange Server 2010
3 81 (5.42%) SharePoint
4 73 (4.88%) Exchange Server 2013
5 68 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2007
6 34 (2.27%) IIS
7 30 (2.01%) Lync
8 25 (1.67%) Exchange Server 2003
9 22 (1.47%) SharePoint 2013
10 17 (1.14%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 17 (1.14%) WebLogic
11 16 (1.07%) Apache
12 14 (0.94%) MS Project Server
12 14 (0.94%) SAP EP
12 14 (0.94%) SAP Portal
12 14 (0.94%) SharePoint Server
13 13 (0.87%) OpenStack
14 6 (0.40%) CMS
15 4 (0.27%) NetWeaver
15 4 (0.27%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 332 (22.21%) MS Excel
2 183 (12.24%) MS Office
3 22 (1.47%) MS Visio
4 19 (1.27%) MS Project
5 18 (1.20%) MS PowerPoint
6 7 (0.47%) Spreadsheet
7 5 (0.33%) PrintSoft PReS
8 4 (0.27%) InfoPath
8 4 (0.27%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 28 (1.87%) Oracle EBS
2 27 (1.81%) Oracle Applications
3 16 (1.07%) Oracle EBS R12
3 16 (1.07%) Oracle Financials
4 15 (1.00%) Dynamics CRM
4 15 (1.00%) Oracle 11i
5 5 (0.33%) PlanetPress Connect
6 4 (0.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 3 (0.20%) Dynamics GP
7 3 (0.20%) SAP SRM
8 1 (0.067%) Dynamics AX
8 1 (0.067%) Maximo
8 1 (0.067%) ResourceLink
8 1 (0.067%) SAP CCM
8 1 (0.067%) SAP ERP
8 1 (0.067%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 64 (4.28%) Office 365
2 42 (2.81%) SaaS
3 26 (1.74%) Microsoft Azure
4 14 (0.94%) Amazon AWS
5 13 (0.87%) IaaS
5 13 (0.87%) SoftLayer
6 10 (0.67%) Google Apps
7 7 (0.47%) Cloud Computing
8 3 (0.20%) AWS CloudFormation
8 3 (0.20%) Dropbox
9 2 (0.13%) Sage Pay
10 1 (0.067%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 248 (16.59%) Firewall
2 177 (11.84%) DNS
3 138 (9.23%) LAN
4 120 (8.03%) WAN
5 118 (7.89%) TCP/IP
6 98 (6.56%) DHCP
7 68 (4.55%) VPN
8 63 (4.21%) SAN
9 54 (3.61%) Cisco Nexus
10 49 (3.28%) Cisco ASA
10 49 (3.28%) Internet
10 49 (3.28%) VoIP
11 46 (3.08%) Wireless
12 39 (2.61%) Wi-Fi
13 28 (1.87%) BGP
13 28 (1.87%) Ethernet
14 27 (1.81%) SSL
15 26 (1.74%) OSPF
16 22 (1.47%) ATM
16 22 (1.47%) Frame Relay
Database & Business Intelligence
1 158 (10.57%) SQL Server
2 32 (2.14%) SQL Server 2005
3 30 (2.01%) SQL Server 2008
4 28 (1.87%) Oracle Database
5 26 (1.74%) MySQL
6 23 (1.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 22 (1.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 20 (1.34%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 16 (1.07%) Crystal Reports
9 16 (1.07%) PerformancePoint
10 15 (1.00%) Relational Database
11 12 (0.80%) Oracle BI EE
11 12 (0.80%) Oracle Discoverer
12 11 (0.74%) MS Access
13 10 (0.67%) Big Data
13 10 (0.67%) Data Warehouse
14 9 (0.60%) SQL Server 2014
15 6 (0.40%) RDBMS
15 6 (0.40%) SQL Server 2012
16 5 (0.33%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 16 (1.07%) Sonatype Nexus
2 14 (0.94%) Oracle Forms
3 9 (0.60%) Subversion
4 8 (0.54%) Visual Studio
5 6 (0.40%) Git (software)
5 6 (0.40%) JUnit
5 6 (0.40%) Maven
6 4 (0.27%) Ant
6 4 (0.27%) Octopus Deploy
7 3 (0.20%) JIRA
8 2 (0.13%) EasyMock
8 2 (0.13%) Eclipse
8 2 (0.13%) HP UFT
8 2 (0.13%) Jenkins
8 2 (0.13%) Mockito
8 2 (0.13%) MSI
8 2 (0.13%) MSTest
8 2 (0.13%) SonarQube
9 1 (0.067%) Rational DOORS
9 1 (0.067%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 199 (13.31%) Finance
2 105 (7.02%) Telecoms
3 42 (2.81%) Retail
4 32 (2.14%) Billing
5 27 (1.81%) Banking
5 27 (1.81%) French Language
6 25 (1.67%) German Language
6 25 (1.67%) Manufacturing
7 21 (1.40%) Front Office
8 17 (1.14%) Marketing
9 13 (0.87%) Local Government
10 10 (0.67%) Legal
11 8 (0.54%) Publishing
12 7 (0.47%) Financial Institution
13 5 (0.33%) Pharmaceutical
14 4 (0.27%) Aerospace
14 4 (0.27%) Games
15 3 (0.20%) Automotive
15 3 (0.20%) Retail Banking
15 3 (0.20%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 368 (24.62%) Analyst
2 226 (15.12%) Support Engineer
3 179 (11.97%) Support Analyst
4 159 (10.64%) Service Analyst
5 130 (8.70%) Service Desk Analyst
6 124 (8.29%) Service Manager
7 115 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support
8 109 (7.29%) IT Support
9 97 (6.49%) 1st Line Support
10 91 (6.09%) Service Desk Support
11 81 (5.42%) Team Leader
12 76 (5.08%) Network Engineer
13 73 (4.88%) Delivery Manager
14 71 (4.75%) Administrator
14 71 (4.75%) Service Desk Support Analyst
14 71 (4.75%) Services Delivery Manager
15 70 (4.68%) 1st Line Support Analyst
16 66 (4.41%) VMware Engineer
17 65 (4.35%) 2nd Line Engineer
18 64 (4.28%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (4.28%) HTML
2 58 (3.88%) .NET
3 57 (3.81%) CSS
4 34 (2.27%) ASP.NET
5 25 (1.67%) XML
6 24 (1.61%) Ajax
7 22 (1.47%) Middleware
8 18 (1.20%) Web Services
9 14 (0.94%) REST
10 11 (0.74%) JSON
11 10 (0.67%) .NET Framework
12 8 (0.54%) Spring
13 6 (0.40%) jQuery
13 6 (0.40%) SAP Basis
14 5 (0.33%) ASP.NET MVC
14 5 (0.33%) EJB
14 5 (0.33%) Java EE
14 5 (0.33%) XHTML
15 4 (0.27%) JSP
15 4 (0.27%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 164 (10.97%) Analytical Skills
2 139 (9.30%) Data Centre
3 96 (6.42%) Management Information System
4 61 (4.08%) Driving Licence
5 57 (3.81%) Blackberry
6 25 (1.67%) FlexPod
7 24 (1.61%) HP Storage
7 24 (1.61%) Hybrid Cloud
7 24 (1.61%) Statistics
8 21 (1.40%) Replication
9 20 (1.34%) EMC VNX
9 20 (1.34%) Mathematics
10 19 (1.27%) CMDB
11 18 (1.20%) Client/Server
12 17 (1.14%) Clustering
13 15 (1.00%) Computer Science
14 13 (0.87%) Enterprise Software
14 13 (0.87%) VCE vBlock
15 12 (0.80%) Private Cloud
16 11 (0.74%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 567 (37.93%) Windows
2 286 (19.13%) Windows Server
3 212 (14.18%) Windows Server 2008
4 164 (10.97%) Windows Server 2012
5 148 (9.90%) Linux
6 123 (8.23%) Windows 7
7 121 (8.09%) Windows Server 2003
8 101 (6.76%) Windows 8
9 96 (6.42%) Unix
10 67 (4.48%) Windows XP
11 33 (2.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 33 (2.21%) Solaris
12 31 (2.07%) Windows 10
13 21 (1.40%) Windows 2000
14 18 (1.20%) Mac OS X
15 17 (1.14%) CentOS
16 13 (0.87%) Windows Vista
17 11 (0.74%) Android
18 10 (0.67%) Data ONTAP
19 9 (0.60%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 607 (40.60%) ITIL
2 263 (17.59%) Service Delivery
3 203 (13.58%) Service Management
4 166 (11.10%) Change Management
5 161 (10.77%) Incident Management
6 116 (7.76%) Mentoring
7 109 (7.29%) Project Management
8 107 (7.16%) Root Cause Analysis
9 83 (5.55%) Presales
10 81 (5.42%) Coaching
10 81 (5.42%) Line Management
11 78 (5.22%) ITSM
12 76 (5.08%) Problem Management
13 72 (4.82%) PRINCE2
14 64 (4.28%) ITIL V3
15 59 (3.95%) CRM
16 54 (3.61%) Business Intelligence
17 50 (3.34%) Agile Software Development
18 46 (3.08%) People Management
19 43 (2.88%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 175 (11.71%) SQL
2 49 (3.28%) JavaScript
3 42 (2.81%) Java
4 41 (2.74%) C#
5 35 (2.34%) Perl
6 32 (2.14%) C
7 27 (1.81%) PowerShell
8 20 (1.34%) Python
9 18 (1.20%) T-SQL
10 17 (1.14%) VB.NET
11 15 (1.00%) Shell Script
12 12 (0.80%) Korn
13 11 (0.74%) C++
13 11 (0.74%) VB
14 9 (0.60%) VBScript
15 5 (0.33%) VB6
16 4 (0.27%) ABAP
16 4 (0.27%) PL/SQL
17 3 (0.20%) PHP
18 2 (0.13%) VBA
Qualifications
1 165 (11.04%) Security Cleared
2 159 (10.64%) Cisco Certification
3 133 (8.90%) Microsoft Certification
4 127 (8.49%) SC Cleared
5 112 (7.49%) Degree
6 111 (7.42%) CCNA
7 82 (5.48%) CCNP
8 47 (3.14%) MCSE
9 44 (2.94%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 41 (2.74%) ITIL Certification
11 35 (2.34%) MCSA
12 34 (2.27%) MCITP
13 32 (2.14%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 32 (2.14%) MCP
14 31 (2.07%) MCTS
15 29 (1.94%) A+ Certification
16 23 (1.54%) CCIE
17 22 (1.47%) MOS
18 16 (1.07%) RHCE
18 16 (1.07%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (2.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 28 (1.87%) PCI DSS
3 15 (1.00%) QA
4 12 (0.80%) ISO 9001
5 10 (0.67%) Data Quality
6 5 (0.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 4 (0.27%) HL7
7 4 (0.27%) ISO22301
8 3 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 2 (0.13%) BS7799
9 2 (0.13%) DICOM
10 1 (0.067%) SAS 70
System Software
1 375 (25.08%) Active Directory
2 192 (12.84%) VMware Infrastructure
3 137 (9.16%) Hyper-V
4 116 (7.76%) vSphere
5 37 (2.47%) XenApp
6 33 (2.21%) VMware ESXi
7 30 (2.01%) VMware ESX
8 27 (1.81%) XenDesktop
9 23 (1.54%) vCloud
10 21 (1.40%) Terminal Services
11 17 (1.14%) VMware Workstation
12 11 (0.74%) Forefront TMG
12 11 (0.74%) ISA Server
12 11 (0.74%) VMware Server
13 10 (0.67%) Terminal Server
14 6 (0.40%) Samba
14 6 (0.40%) UAG
15 4 (0.27%) Oracle RAC
16 2 (0.13%) Firmware
16 2 (0.13%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 61 (4.08%) SCCM
2 52 (3.48%) Backup Exec
2 52 (3.48%) SCOM
3 33 (2.21%) HP Data Protector
4 32 (2.14%) Nagios
4 32 (2.14%) NetBackup
5 26 (1.74%) HP SIM
6 25 (1.67%) Puppet
7 24 (1.61%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 16 (1.07%) Opscode Chef
9 12 (0.80%) Norton AntiVirus
9 12 (0.80%) SCVMM
9 12 (0.80%) WSUS
10 10 (0.67%) CiscoWorks
11 8 (0.54%) Cacti
12 6 (0.40%) SCSM
12 6 (0.40%) Tivoli Storage Manager
13 5 (0.33%) HP Quality Center
13 5 (0.33%) OpenView
13 5 (0.33%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 525 (35.12%) Microsoft
2 390 (26.09%) VMware
3 298 (19.93%) Cisco
4 167 (11.17%) Citrix
5 130 (8.70%) HP
6 86 (5.75%) Juniper
7 75 (5.02%) Oracle
8 71 (4.75%) Symantec
9 62 (4.15%) NetApp
10 60 (4.01%) Dell
11 57 (3.81%) IBM
11 57 (3.81%) Remedy
12 52 (3.48%) CheckPoint
13 44 (2.94%) SolarWinds
14 43 (2.88%) F5
15 40 (2.68%) EMC
15 40 (2.68%) Palo Alto
16 39 (2.61%) SAP
17 30 (2.01%) Blue Coat
18 29 (1.94%) 3PAR
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