The first table below looks at the demand 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 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category for the South East region.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 88 90 91
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +1
Permanent jobs citing SLA 711 668 710
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 3.14% 3.03% 3.06%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 28.66% 28.41% 26.91%
Number of salaries quoted 512 501 611
Average salary £32,500 £36,250 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.34% +0.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £37,250 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-8.72% +6.42%
Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
2481 2351 2638
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 10.96% 10.66% 11.38%
Number of salaries quoted 1899 1848 2224
Average salary £40,500 £44,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.95% -2.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,000 £28,975
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
SLA
England

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 29 July 2014.

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 29 July 2014. 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 +13 226 £37,500 -1.31% 30
Hampshire +32 130 £27,000 -16.92% 11
Surrey -13 130 £32,500 -21.21% 15
Buckinghamshire -10 78 £28,000 -13.84% 8
Kent +16 54 £29,500 -7.81% 5
East Sussex +8 33 £38,750 -1.89% 1
West Sussex +5 32 £32,500 +35.41% 2
Oxfordshire -15 28 £36,000 +10.76% 10
Middlesex -7 4 £35,000 -33.33% 1
SLA
England

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, 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.

1 588 (40.50%) Windows
2 585 (40.29%) ITIL
3 523 (36.02%) Microsoft
4 331 (22.80%) Active Directory
5 315 (21.69%) MS Excel
6 300 (20.66%) Service Delivery
7 245 (16.87%) SQL
8 240 (16.53%) MS Office
9 227 (15.63%) VMware
10 216 (14.88%) Service Management
11 200 (13.77%) MS Exchange
12 197 (13.57%) Telecoms
13 195 (13.43%) Finance
14 194 (13.36%) Windows Server 2008
15 193 (13.29%) Firewall
16 192 (13.22%) DNS
17 188 (12.95%) Microsoft Certification
18 185 (12.74%) Linux
19 177 (12.19%) HP
19 177 (12.19%) Windows Server 2003
20 173 (11.91%) Cisco
21 171 (11.78%) SQL Server
22 163 (11.23%) Change Management
23 157 (10.81%) Windows 7
23 157 (10.81%) Incident Management
24 150 (10.33%) Citrix
25 145 (9.99%) Degree
26 136 (9.37%) Problem Management
27 135 (9.30%) TCP/IP
28 132 (9.09%) Security Cleared

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, 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
1 200 (13.77%) MS Exchange
2 100 (6.89%) Exchange Server 2010
3 77 (5.30%) Exchange Server 2007
4 65 (4.48%) Exchange Server 2003
5 54 (3.72%) IIS
6 51 (3.51%) Lync
7 44 (3.03%) SharePoint
8 30 (2.07%) Apache
9 28 (1.93%) Exchange Server 2013
10 23 (1.58%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 20 (1.38%) CMS
12 19 (1.31%) Tomcat
13 14 (0.96%) WordPress
14 13 (0.90%) Drupal
14 13 (0.90%) Alfresco
15 11 (0.76%) Oracle Workflow
16 10 (0.69%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
17 8 (0.55%) Moodle
18 7 (0.48%) Exchange Server 2000
18 7 (0.48%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 315 (21.69%) MS Excel
2 240 (16.53%) MS Office
3 29 (2.00%) MS PowerPoint
4 14 (0.96%) MS Visio
5 10 (0.69%) MS Project
6 4 (0.28%) FastStats
7 1 (0.069%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 19 (1.31%) Oracle EBS
2 17 (1.17%) Oracle Financials
2 17 (1.17%) Oracle EBS R12
3 16 (1.10%) Oracle Payables
3 16 (1.10%) Oracle Receivables
3 16 (1.10%) Oracle General Ledger
4 15 (1.03%) Oracle Assets
5 13 (0.90%) Oracle Applications
6 12 (0.83%) SAP FI/CO
6 12 (0.83%) SAP CO
6 12 (0.83%) Oracle 11i
6 12 (0.83%) SAP FI
6 12 (0.83%) Oracle E-Business Tax
6 12 (0.83%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
7 5 (0.34%) SAP FSCM
7 5 (0.34%) Dynamics NAV
8 4 (0.28%) Agresso
8 4 (0.28%) SAP SRM
8 4 (0.28%) Oracle Cash Management
9 3 (0.21%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 21 (1.45%) SaaS
2 16 (1.10%) Office 365
3 8 (0.55%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (0.21%) Taleo
4 3 (0.21%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.14%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (0.14%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 193 (13.29%) Firewall
2 192 (13.22%) DNS
3 135 (9.30%) TCP/IP
4 92 (6.34%) DHCP
5 91 (6.27%) VPN
6 85 (5.85%) SAN
7 79 (5.44%) LAN
8 78 (5.37%) WAN
9 62 (4.27%) VoIP
9 62 (4.27%) FTP
10 60 (4.13%) Wireless
11 51 (3.51%) Internet
12 44 (3.03%) SSL
13 31 (2.13%) NAS
14 29 (2.00%) Network Security
15 25 (1.72%) DMZ
16 24 (1.65%) BGP
16 24 (1.65%) MPLS
17 22 (1.52%) Cisco ASA
18 21 (1.45%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 171 (11.78%) SQL Server
2 51 (3.51%) MySQL
3 32 (2.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 29 (2.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 24 (1.65%) SQL Server 2005
6 23 (1.58%) Big Data
6 23 (1.58%) Oracle Reports
7 22 (1.52%) Oracle Database
8 20 (1.38%) Relational Database
9 17 (1.17%) Data Warehouse
10 13 (0.90%) MS Access
11 12 (0.83%) Crystal Reports
12 11 (0.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 10 (0.69%) OLAP
14 9 (0.62%) Oracle OLAP
14 9 (0.62%) MongoDB
14 9 (0.62%) NoSQL
15 8 (0.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 8 (0.55%) DB2
16 6 (0.41%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 16 (1.10%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (0.28%) Oracle Forms
3 2 (0.14%) QADirector
3 2 (0.14%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.069%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.069%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (0.069%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.069%) TestDirector
4 1 (0.069%) Subversion
General
1 197 (13.57%) Telecoms
2 195 (13.43%) Finance
3 50 (3.44%) Retail
4 31 (2.13%) Marketing
5 30 (2.07%) Legal
6 26 (1.79%) French Language
7 24 (1.65%) Back Office
8 19 (1.31%) Billing
9 16 (1.10%) German Language
9 16 (1.10%) Banking
10 14 (0.96%) Pharmaceutical
11 10 (0.69%) Front Office
12 6 (0.41%) General Ledger
13 5 (0.34%) Local Government
13 5 (0.34%) Spanish Language
14 4 (0.28%) Italian Language
14 4 (0.28%) Electronics
15 3 (0.21%) Manufacturing
15 3 (0.21%) Retail Banking
15 3 (0.21%) Games
Job Titles
1 356 (24.52%) Analyst
2 189 (13.02%) Support Analyst
3 161 (11.09%) Service Manager
4 158 (10.88%) Support Engineer
5 121 (8.33%) 1st Line Support
6 106 (7.30%) Service Analyst
7 94 (6.47%) Service Desk Analyst
8 83 (5.72%) Technical Support
9 80 (5.51%) Applications Support
10 78 (5.37%) Administrator
10 78 (5.37%) Delivery Manager
11 76 (5.23%) Services Delivery Manager
12 74 (5.10%) IT Support
13 73 (5.03%) 2nd Line Support
14 70 (4.82%) Team Leader
15 66 (4.55%) Consultant
16 49 (3.37%) 3rd Line Support
17 48 (3.31%) Help Desk Analyst
18 43 (2.96%) Applications Support Analyst
19 42 (2.89%) 1st Line Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (3.03%) .NET
2 33 (2.27%) Web Services
3 22 (1.52%) HTML
4 19 (1.31%) ASP.NET
5 17 (1.17%) XML
6 16 (1.10%) CSS
7 9 (0.62%) jQuery
8 7 (0.48%) .NET Framework
9 6 (0.41%) ODBC
9 6 (0.41%) MSMQ
9 6 (0.41%) WCF
9 6 (0.41%) REST
9 6 (0.41%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 6 (0.41%) ASP.NET Web API
10 5 (0.34%) Middleware
10 5 (0.34%) LAMP
11 4 (0.28%) SAP XI
11 4 (0.28%) Application Packaging
11 4 (0.28%) SAP PI
11 4 (0.28%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 81 (5.58%) Management Information System
2 49 (3.37%) Blackberry
3 39 (2.69%) Clustering
3 39 (2.69%) Statistics
4 31 (2.13%) Computer Science
4 31 (2.13%) Firmware
5 26 (1.79%) Open Source
6 25 (1.72%) CMDB
7 20 (1.38%) Mathematics
8 18 (1.24%) Thin Client
8 18 (1.24%) Enterprise Software
8 18 (1.24%) Fat Client
9 15 (1.03%) LIMS
10 13 (0.90%) Replication
11 11 (0.76%) Device Driver
12 10 (0.69%) Client/Server
12 10 (0.69%) IPTV
13 9 (0.62%) Grid Computing
13 9 (0.62%) Video Conferencing
14 8 (0.55%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 588 (40.50%) Windows
2 194 (13.36%) Windows Server 2008
3 185 (12.74%) Linux
4 177 (12.19%) Windows Server 2003
5 157 (10.81%) Windows 7
6 127 (8.75%) Windows XP
7 91 (6.27%) UNIX
8 77 (5.30%) Windows Server 2012
9 69 (4.75%) Windows 8
10 45 (3.10%) Solaris
11 37 (2.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 33 (2.27%) Windows Vista
13 32 (2.20%) Ubuntu
14 23 (1.58%) AIX
14 23 (1.58%) Windows 2000 Server
15 21 (1.45%) Windows 2000
16 18 (1.24%) HPUX
16 18 (1.24%) CentOS
17 16 (1.10%) Debian
18 12 (0.83%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 585 (40.29%) ITIL
2 300 (20.66%) Service Delivery
3 216 (14.88%) Service Management
4 163 (11.23%) Change Management
5 157 (10.81%) Incident Management
6 136 (9.37%) Problem Management
7 101 (6.96%) Project Management
8 86 (5.92%) Root Cause Analysis
9 70 (4.82%) Continuous Improvement
10 66 (4.55%) CRM
11 55 (3.79%) Disaster Recovery
12 54 (3.72%) Business Intelligence
13 52 (3.58%) ITSM
14 50 (3.44%) PRINCE2
15 43 (2.96%) Migration
16 41 (2.82%) Stakeholder Management
17 40 (2.75%) Configuration Management
17 40 (2.75%) Time Management
18 35 (2.41%) Analytics
19 33 (2.27%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 245 (16.87%) SQL
2 32 (2.20%) C
2 32 (2.20%) C#
2 32 (2.20%) PL/SQL
3 28 (1.93%) T-SQL
4 26 (1.79%) PowerShell
5 24 (1.65%) Perl
6 23 (1.58%) Java
7 21 (1.45%) PHP
8 15 (1.03%) JavaScript
9 14 (0.96%) VB
10 11 (0.76%) VB.NET
11 10 (0.69%) ABAP
11 10 (0.69%) Shell Script
12 9 (0.62%) Python
13 8 (0.55%) VB6
14 7 (0.48%) Bash Shell
14 7 (0.48%) Korn
14 7 (0.48%) C++
15 3 (0.21%) VBA
Qualifications
1 188 (12.95%) Microsoft Certification
2 145 (9.99%) Degree
3 132 (9.09%) Security Cleared
4 127 (8.75%) Cisco Certification
5 124 (8.54%) CCNA
6 113 (7.78%) MCSE
7 104 (7.16%) ITIL Certification
8 86 (5.92%) MCSA
9 78 (5.37%) MCP
10 77 (5.30%) SC Cleared
11 72 (4.96%) MCITP
12 49 (3.37%) CCNP
13 35 (2.41%) DV Cleared
14 26 (1.79%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 24 (1.65%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
16 23 (1.58%) MOS
17 21 (1.45%) A+ Certification
18 19 (1.31%) Network+ Certification
18 19 (1.31%) CCIE
19 17 (1.17%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (2.41%) QA
2 29 (2.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 11 (0.76%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 8 (0.55%) ISO 9001
5 3 (0.21%) COBIT
5 3 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 1 (0.069%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.069%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.069%) HL7
6 1 (0.069%) TickIT
6 1 (0.069%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 331 (22.80%) Active Directory
2 124 (8.54%) VMware Infrastructure
3 73 (5.03%) Hyper-V
4 41 (2.82%) XenApp
5 32 (2.20%) XenDesktop
6 29 (2.00%) vSphere
7 26 (1.79%) VMware ESX
8 13 (0.90%) XenServer
9 10 (0.69%) VMware ESXi
9 10 (0.69%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 9 (0.62%) Oracle RAC
10 9 (0.62%) Xen
11 8 (0.55%) Forefront TMG
11 8 (0.55%) UAG
12 6 (0.41%) ProxySG
13 5 (0.34%) Oracle RMAN
13 5 (0.34%) Microsoft App-V
13 5 (0.34%) Terminal Services
13 5 (0.34%) VMware Server
14 3 (0.21%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 57 (3.93%) Backup Exec
2 39 (2.69%) SCCM
3 23 (1.58%) SCOM
4 18 (1.24%) HP Data Protector
5 17 (1.17%) Norton AntiVirus
6 16 (1.10%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 14 (0.96%) Plesk
8 12 (0.83%) Cisco IPCC
9 11 (0.76%) NetBackup
10 10 (0.69%) Data Guard
11 9 (0.62%) HP SIM
11 9 (0.62%) WSUS
12 8 (0.55%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
13 7 (0.48%) DameWare
14 6 (0.41%) NSN NetAct
14 6 (0.41%) SCVMM
15 5 (0.34%) Zenoss
15 5 (0.34%) Netcool
15 5 (0.34%) Nagios
16 3 (0.21%) Puppet
Vendors
1 523 (36.02%) Microsoft
2 227 (15.63%) VMware
3 177 (12.19%) HP
4 173 (11.91%) Cisco
5 150 (10.33%) Citrix
6 124 (8.54%) Oracle
7 74 (5.10%) Symantec
8 68 (4.68%) Remedy
9 66 (4.55%) CheckPoint
10 59 (4.06%) Dell
11 56 (3.86%) SAP
12 52 (3.58%) Juniper
12 52 (3.58%) Red Hat
13 34 (2.34%) F5
14 28 (1.93%) Blue Coat
14 28 (1.93%) IBM
15 24 (1.65%) EMC
16 21 (1.45%) Huawei
17 20 (1.38%) SolarWinds
18 18 (1.24%) Avaya
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Posted: 5 hours ago
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Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum
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Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + bens
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Hampshire
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Salary: £50000 - £70000 Per Annum + bonus + benefits
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Salary: £1 - £24000 per annum + benefits
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Salary: £24000 - £27000 per annum
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Kent
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Salary: £20000 to £40000 per annum - Benefits
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Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Full Benefits Package
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Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Full Benefits Package
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Salary: From £23,000 to £27,000 per annum
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Salary: From £18,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £43000 - £48000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: From £90,000 to £110,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits and Bonus
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