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 26 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
England / South East
Rank 100 68 79
Rank change year-on-year
-32 +11
Permanent jobs citing SLA 427 820 757
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 2.93% 4.25% 3.65%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 24.71% 29.84% 29.92%
Number of salaries quoted 356 679 537
Median salary £35,000 £36,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.10% -2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £21,500 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £60,175
UK excluding London median salary £31,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-10.00% -

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
1728 2748 2530
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 11.86% 14.24% 12.21%
Number of salaries quoted 1400 2270 1957
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £67,500 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,792 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.01% +3.52%

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 26 February 2017.

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 26 February 2017. 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 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
Surrey +1 112 £37,000 +13.84% 7
Berkshire -26 110 £30,000 -40.00% 6
Hampshire -40 74 £35,750 -2.05% 13
Buckinghamshire +2 62 £26,000 -5.45% 13
Kent -3 27 £30,000 -4.00% 1
West Sussex +3 16 £52,500 +5.00%
Oxfordshire -2 14 £28,500 -24.00% 5
East Sussex +4 13 £45,000 +16.12% 1
Middlesex -8 3 £37,500 +25.00%
Home Counties -1 1 £32,500 +8.33%
Sussex - 1 - -
SLA
England

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 26 February 2017, 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.

1 387 (37.94%) Windows
2 377 (36.96%) ITIL
3 328 (32.16%) Microsoft
4 236 (23.14%) MS Excel
5 227 (22.25%) Active Directory
6 195 (19.12%) Cisco
7 174 (17.06%) Windows Server
8 167 (16.37%) MS Office
9 150 (14.71%) Finance
10 139 (13.63%) Service Delivery
11 138 (13.53%) Service Management
12 136 (13.33%) SQL
13 133 (13.04%) Firewall
14 124 (12.16%) VMware
15 117 (11.47%) Juniper
16 116 (11.37%) Cisco Certification
17 115 (11.27%) MS Exchange
17 115 (11.27%) Analytical Skills
18 114 (11.18%) SQL Server
19 110 (10.78%) Windows 7
20 109 (10.69%) Linux
21 100 (9.80%) Security Cleared
22 98 (9.61%) VPN
23 97 (9.51%) ITSM
24 95 (9.31%) Incident Management
25 93 (9.12%) Hyper-V
26 92 (9.02%) DNS
27 90 (8.82%) LAN
27 90 (8.82%) TCP/IP
27 90 (8.82%) Degree

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
1 115 (11.27%) MS Exchange
2 38 (3.73%) SharePoint
3 31 (3.04%) Exchange Server 2010
4 24 (2.35%) Exchange Server 2013
5 20 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2007
6 18 (1.76%) Exchange Server 2003
7 16 (1.57%) IIS
7 16 (1.57%) Skype for Business
8 12 (1.18%) IBM Notes
9 10 (0.98%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 9 (0.88%) SAS
11 8 (0.78%) OpenStack
12 7 (0.69%) Apache Spark
13 6 (0.59%) BizTalk Server
13 6 (0.59%) Confluence
14 5 (0.49%) Apache
15 4 (0.39%) JBoss
15 4 (0.39%) SharePoint 2013
15 4 (0.39%) WebLogic
16 3 (0.29%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 236 (23.14%) MS Excel
2 167 (16.37%) MS Office
3 41 (4.02%) MS Visio
4 38 (3.73%) MS PowerPoint
5 6 (0.59%) Spreadsheet
6 5 (0.49%) MS Project
7 4 (0.39%) Final Cut Pro
7 4 (0.39%) QuarkXPress
8 2 (0.20%) InfoPath
8 2 (0.20%) Maya
Business Applications
1 11 (1.08%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 6 (0.59%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (0.49%) FastStats
4 4 (0.39%) Eloqua
5 3 (0.29%) Remedy ITSM
5 3 (0.29%) SAP ERP
5 3 (0.29%) SAP HR
6 1 (0.098%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.098%) HFM
6 1 (0.098%) Hyperion Enterprise
6 1 (0.098%) Hyperion Planning
Cloud Services
1 70 (6.86%) Office 365
2 64 (6.27%) Microsoft Azure
3 41 (4.02%) Amazon AWS
4 25 (2.45%) IaaS
5 20 (1.96%) SaaS
6 19 (1.86%) Cloud Computing
7 15 (1.47%) PaaS
8 13 (1.27%) Google Cloud Platform
9 7 (0.69%) IBM Cloud
9 7 (0.69%) SoftLayer
10 6 (0.59%) Azure Active Directory
11 4 (0.39%) Oracle CX
11 4 (0.39%) Responsys
11 4 (0.39%) Taleo
12 3 (0.29%) Boomi
12 3 (0.29%) Google Analytics
13 1 (0.098%) Amazon EC2
13 1 (0.098%) Amazon S3
13 1 (0.098%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 133 (13.04%) Firewall
2 98 (9.61%) VPN
3 92 (9.02%) DNS
4 90 (8.82%) LAN
4 90 (8.82%) TCP/IP
5 84 (8.24%) WAN
6 72 (7.06%) SAN
7 60 (5.88%) Cisco ASA
8 58 (5.69%) Internet
9 57 (5.59%) DHCP
10 50 (4.90%) BGP
11 49 (4.80%) Wireless
12 47 (4.61%) OSPF
13 42 (4.12%) MPLS
14 41 (4.02%) Network Security
15 32 (3.14%) SNMP
16 26 (2.55%) VoIP
17 25 (2.45%) Unified Communications
18 24 (2.35%) VLAN
19 23 (2.25%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 114 (11.18%) SQL Server
2 35 (3.43%) SQL Server 2008
3 27 (2.65%) MySQL
4 23 (2.25%) Big Data
5 20 (1.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 17 (1.67%) SQL Server 2005
7 15 (1.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 14 (1.37%) Relational Database
9 13 (1.27%) Hadoop
9 13 (1.27%) Oracle Database
10 10 (0.98%) SQL Server 2014
11 9 (0.88%) Power BI
12 8 (0.78%) Oracle Database 11g
12 8 (0.78%) SQL Server 2012
13 6 (0.59%) BusinessObjects
13 6 (0.59%) OLAP
14 5 (0.49%) Data Warehouse
14 5 (0.49%) OLTP
14 5 (0.49%) Oracle Reports
14 5 (0.49%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 31 (3.04%) JIRA
2 11 (1.08%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (0.69%) Selenium
3 7 (0.69%) Vagrant
4 6 (0.59%) Git (software)
4 6 (0.59%) git-flow
5 5 (0.49%) Jenkins
5 5 (0.49%) MSI
5 5 (0.49%) Talend Open Studio
6 4 (0.39%) Cucumber
6 4 (0.39%) HP UFT
6 4 (0.39%) Hudson
6 4 (0.39%) JUnit
6 4 (0.39%) PeopleTools
6 4 (0.39%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 2 (0.20%) Rational Rhapsody
7 2 (0.20%) WebDriver
8 1 (0.098%) Visual Studio
General
1 150 (14.71%) Finance
2 82 (8.04%) Telecoms
3 31 (3.04%) Electronics
4 22 (2.16%) Billing
4 22 (2.16%) Retail
5 21 (2.06%) Marketing
6 19 (1.86%) Back Office
7 18 (1.76%) Manufacturing
8 16 (1.57%) Banking
9 12 (1.18%) German Language
9 12 (1.18%) Legal
10 10 (0.98%) Financial Institution
11 7 (0.69%) Multimedia
12 4 (0.39%) French Language
13 3 (0.29%) Automotive
13 3 (0.29%) Publishing
14 2 (0.20%) Aerospace
14 2 (0.20%) Front Office
14 2 (0.20%) Games
14 2 (0.20%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 232 (22.75%) Analyst
2 138 (13.53%) Support Engineer
3 107 (10.49%) Service Analyst
4 92 (9.02%) Service Desk Analyst
5 87 (8.53%) Service Manager
6 77 (7.55%) Support Analyst
7 64 (6.27%) Network Engineer
8 62 (6.08%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 52 (5.10%) Delivery Manager
9 52 (5.10%) Juniper Engineer
9 52 (5.10%) Services Delivery Manager
10 49 (4.80%) 1st Line Support
11 48 (4.71%) 2nd Line Support
11 48 (4.71%) Administrator
12 47 (4.61%) Applications Support
13 44 (4.31%) IT Manager
14 42 (4.12%) Security Engineer
15 41 (4.02%) 3rd Line Engineer
16 37 (3.63%) Technical Support
17 33 (3.24%) Help Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (2.84%) XML
2 28 (2.75%) .NET
3 13 (1.27%) HTML
4 12 (1.18%) Software Packaging
5 9 (0.88%) ASP.NET
5 9 (0.88%) XSLT
6 8 (0.78%) Middleware
6 8 (0.78%) Web Services
7 7 (0.69%) CSS
7 7 (0.69%) J2EE
7 7 (0.69%) Oracle GoldenGate
8 6 (0.59%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 4 (0.39%) EJB
9 4 (0.39%) Flash
9 4 (0.39%) Java SE
9 4 (0.39%) JMS
9 4 (0.39%) jQuery
10 3 (0.29%) SAP ALE
10 3 (0.29%) SAP PI
10 3 (0.29%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 115 (11.27%) Analytical Skills
2 87 (8.53%) Data Centre
3 65 (6.37%) Management Information System
4 48 (4.71%) Blackberry
5 41 (4.02%) Computer Science
6 26 (2.55%) Driving Licence
7 24 (2.35%) Security Operations Centre
8 22 (2.16%) Hybrid Cloud
9 17 (1.67%) Clustering
10 16 (1.57%) CMDB
11 15 (1.47%) Private Cloud
12 14 (1.37%) Virtual Team
13 13 (1.27%) Data Protection Act
13 13 (1.27%) FlexPod
14 11 (1.08%) Client/Server
14 11 (1.08%) e-Learning
15 10 (0.98%) Enterprise Software
15 10 (0.98%) Fat Client
15 10 (0.98%) PKI
15 10 (0.98%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 387 (37.94%) Windows
2 174 (17.06%) Windows Server
3 110 (10.78%) Windows 7
4 109 (10.69%) Linux
5 89 (8.73%) Windows Server 2008
6 88 (8.63%) Windows Server 2012
7 86 (8.43%) Unix
8 64 (6.27%) Windows 8
9 56 (5.49%) Windows XP
10 41 (4.02%) Windows Server 2003
11 19 (1.86%) Windows 10
12 16 (1.57%) AIX
12 16 (1.57%) Mac OS
13 14 (1.37%) Apple iOS
13 14 (1.37%) Solaris
14 9 (0.88%) Windows 2000
15 6 (0.59%) Mac OS X
15 6 (0.59%) VMS
16 5 (0.49%) Android
16 5 (0.49%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 377 (36.96%) ITIL
2 139 (13.63%) Service Delivery
3 138 (13.53%) Service Management
4 97 (9.51%) ITSM
5 95 (9.31%) Incident Management
6 75 (7.35%) Change Management
7 65 (6.37%) Problem Management
8 54 (5.29%) Project Management
9 49 (4.80%) CRM
10 47 (4.61%) ITIL V3
11 45 (4.41%) Mentoring
12 44 (4.31%) Stakeholder Management
13 42 (4.12%) Data Protection
13 42 (4.12%) Performance Management
14 41 (4.02%) Continuous Improvement
14 41 (4.02%) Line Management
15 38 (3.73%) Root Cause Analysis
15 38 (3.73%) Ticket Management
16 37 (3.63%) Analytics
17 36 (3.53%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 136 (13.33%) SQL
2 30 (2.94%) Java
3 24 (2.35%) C#
4 23 (2.25%) PowerShell
5 16 (1.57%) Python
6 14 (1.37%) Ruby
7 11 (1.08%) C
7 11 (1.08%) Perl
7 11 (1.08%) T-SQL
8 9 (0.88%) PL/SQL
9 6 (0.59%) C++
9 6 (0.59%) JavaScript
10 4 (0.39%) ABAP
10 4 (0.39%) AWK
10 4 (0.39%) Objective-C
10 4 (0.39%) sed
10 4 (0.39%) Shell Script
10 4 (0.39%) SQR
11 3 (0.29%) Bash Shell
11 3 (0.29%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 116 (11.37%) Cisco Certification
2 100 (9.80%) Security Cleared
3 90 (8.82%) Degree
4 76 (7.45%) SC Cleared
5 67 (6.57%) CCNA
6 61 (5.98%) ITIL Certification
7 58 (5.69%) Microsoft Certification
8 45 (4.41%) JNCIS
9 40 (3.92%) MCP
10 35 (3.43%) MCSA
11 28 (2.75%) CCNP
11 28 (2.75%) JNCIA
12 21 (2.06%) MCSE
13 20 (1.96%) CCSE
14 19 (1.86%) CCIE
14 19 (1.86%) JNCIP
15 18 (1.76%) CCSP
16 14 (1.37%) HND
17 13 (1.27%) A+ Certification
17 13 (1.27%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (2.55%) QA
2 25 (2.45%) PCI DSS
3 19 (1.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 15 (1.47%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 14 (1.37%) Data Quality
6 4 (0.39%) ISO 9001
7 2 (0.20%) HL7
7 2 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 2 (0.20%) ISO22301
7 2 (0.20%) PMO
System Software
1 227 (22.25%) Active Directory
2 93 (9.12%) Hyper-V
3 76 (7.45%) VMware Infrastructure
4 37 (3.63%) vSphere
5 19 (1.86%) ProxySG
6 18 (1.76%) Oracle RAC
7 11 (1.08%) vCloud
8 9 (0.88%) BlackBerry Internet Service
8 9 (0.88%) Firmware
8 9 (0.88%) XenApp
9 8 (0.78%) VMware ESXi
10 7 (0.69%) Apache Flume
10 7 (0.69%) Docker
10 7 (0.69%) Microsoft App-V
11 6 (0.59%) Forefront TMG
11 6 (0.59%) Virtual Servers
12 5 (0.49%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 5 (0.49%) Virtual Machines
12 5 (0.49%) VMware Server
13 4 (0.39%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 27 (2.65%) NetBackup
2 21 (2.06%) Backup Exec
3 20 (1.96%) SCCM
4 17 (1.67%) SCOM
5 13 (1.27%) Nagios
6 11 (1.08%) Control-M
7 10 (0.98%) Oracle RMAN
7 10 (0.98%) SolarWinds Orion
8 9 (0.88%) Cisco Prime
8 9 (0.88%) Puppet
8 9 (0.88%) WSUS
9 8 (0.78%) Ansible
9 8 (0.78%) Data Guard
10 7 (0.69%) Failover Clustering
10 7 (0.69%) HP Data Protector
10 7 (0.69%) Opscode Chef
10 7 (0.69%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 7 (0.69%) vRealize
11 6 (0.59%) Netcool
11 6 (0.59%) NetVault Backup
Vendors
1 328 (32.16%) Microsoft
2 195 (19.12%) Cisco
3 124 (12.16%) VMware
4 117 (11.47%) Juniper
5 80 (7.84%) HP
6 77 (7.55%) Palo Alto
7 67 (6.57%) Citrix
7 67 (6.57%) F5
8 57 (5.59%) Oracle
9 53 (5.20%) CheckPoint
10 41 (4.02%) Dell
11 38 (3.73%) Remedy
12 36 (3.53%) Fortinet
13 33 (3.24%) Blue Coat
14 30 (2.94%) NetApp
15 29 (2.84%) Intel Security
16 27 (2.65%) SAP
17 25 (2.45%) IBM
18 24 (2.35%) Google
18 24 (2.35%) Sourcefire
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