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 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 80 101 72
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -29
Permanent jobs citing SLA 617 632 856
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 3.51% 3.03% 3.95%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 29.34% 26.69% 31.36%
Number of salaries quoted 446 523 629
Median salary £36,250 £36,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-0.68% +12.30%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £21,500 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £53,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £36,000 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +7.69%
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
2103 2368 2730
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 11.97% 11.37% 12.60%
Number of salaries quoted 1642 1939 2090
Median salary £47,500 £44,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.95% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%

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 September 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 September 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
Berkshire +13 168 £40,000 -5.88% 15
Surrey +14 165 £40,500 +24.61% 7
Hampshire +12 108 £32,500 +9.24% 12
Buckinghamshire +10 74 £31,500 +8.71% 7
West Sussex +25 34 £32,500 +6.55% 1
Oxfordshire +10 34 £50,000 +75.43% 2
Kent -27 8 £32,000 -28.08% 1
East Sussex +12 7 £42,500 -8.10%
M4 Corridor - 7 £27,500 -
Middlesex +12 2 £58,500 +30.00%
Sussex - 1 £49,000 -
SLA
England

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 September 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.

1 529 (41.52%) ITIL
2 487 (38.23%) Windows
3 432 (33.91%) Microsoft
4 288 (22.61%) MS Excel
5 255 (20.02%) Active Directory
6 226 (17.74%) Cisco
7 213 (16.72%) Service Delivery
8 210 (16.48%) VMware
8 210 (16.48%) Windows Server
9 202 (15.86%) Finance
10 194 (15.23%) SQL
11 184 (14.44%) SQL Server
12 180 (14.13%) Linux
13 171 (13.42%) Telecoms
14 161 (12.64%) HP
14 161 (12.64%) Cisco Certification
15 154 (12.09%) Degree
16 149 (11.70%) Firewall
17 144 (11.30%) TCP/IP
18 140 (10.99%) Data Centre
19 139 (10.91%) MS Exchange
20 134 (10.52%) DNS
20 134 (10.52%) MS Office
20 134 (10.52%) Service Management
20 134 (10.52%) Windows Server 2008
21 131 (10.28%) Unix
22 126 (9.89%) WAN
22 126 (9.89%) Incident Management
22 126 (9.89%) Analytical Skills
23 125 (9.81%) LAN

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
1 139 (10.91%) MS Exchange
2 56 (4.40%) Exchange Server 2010
3 39 (3.06%) SharePoint
4 33 (2.59%) Exchange Server 2007
5 24 (1.88%) Exchange Server 2013
6 22 (1.73%) IIS
7 19 (1.49%) Skype for Business
8 15 (1.18%) WebSphere
9 14 (1.10%) Exchange Server 2003
10 11 (0.86%) NetWeaver
11 6 (0.47%) Apache
11 6 (0.47%) Apache Spark
11 6 (0.47%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 6 (0.47%) JBoss
11 6 (0.47%) SharePoint 2010
12 5 (0.39%) Commerce Server
12 5 (0.39%) JCAPS
12 5 (0.39%) SAS
12 5 (0.39%) SharePoint 2013
12 5 (0.39%) Tomcat
Applications
1 288 (22.61%) MS Excel
2 134 (10.52%) MS Office
3 44 (3.45%) MS PowerPoint
4 21 (1.65%) MS Visio
5 8 (0.63%) Spreadsheet
6 3 (0.24%) MS Project
7 2 (0.16%) SPSS
8 1 (0.078%) InfoPath
8 1 (0.078%) Maya
Business Applications
1 10 (0.78%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (0.71%) Remedy ITSM
3 5 (0.39%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 4 (0.31%) Lorenzo
5 3 (0.24%) Dynamics NAV
6 2 (0.16%) assyst
7 1 (0.078%) Dynamics GP
7 1 (0.078%) Infor M3
7 1 (0.078%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 66 (5.18%) Office 365
2 58 (4.55%) Microsoft Azure
3 48 (3.77%) SaaS
4 34 (2.67%) Cloud Computing
5 29 (2.28%) Amazon AWS
6 9 (0.71%) IaaS
7 7 (0.55%) PaaS
8 5 (0.39%) Adobe Analytics
8 5 (0.39%) Azure Active Directory
9 3 (0.24%) Amazon EC2
9 3 (0.24%) Amazon S3
9 3 (0.24%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
10 2 (0.16%) Amazon ELB
10 2 (0.16%) Amazon EMR
10 2 (0.16%) AWS CloudFormation
11 1 (0.078%) IBM Cloud
11 1 (0.078%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 149 (11.70%) Firewall
2 144 (11.30%) TCP/IP
3 134 (10.52%) DNS
4 126 (9.89%) WAN
5 125 (9.81%) LAN
6 70 (5.49%) VPN
7 67 (5.26%) MPLS
8 66 (5.18%) DHCP
9 65 (5.10%) SAN
10 62 (4.87%) BGP
11 49 (3.85%) VoIP
11 49 (3.85%) Wireless
12 46 (3.61%) OSPF
13 44 (3.45%) SNMP
14 36 (2.83%) Cisco ASA
15 35 (2.75%) Ethernet
15 35 (2.75%) SSL
16 34 (2.67%) Network Security
17 32 (2.51%) FTP
18 31 (2.43%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 184 (14.44%) SQL Server
2 50 (3.92%) Oracle Database
3 38 (2.98%) MySQL
3 38 (2.98%) SQL Server 2008
4 23 (1.81%) Relational Database
5 18 (1.41%) BusinessObjects
5 18 (1.41%) DB2
5 18 (1.41%) SQL Server 2005
6 17 (1.33%) SQL Server 2012
7 13 (1.02%) Oracle Database 11g
8 12 (0.94%) Oracle Database 12c
9 11 (0.86%) Data Warehouse
10 10 (0.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 9 (0.71%) Big Data
11 9 (0.71%) MS Access
11 9 (0.71%) SQL Server 2014
12 8 (0.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 7 (0.55%) PostgreSQL
14 6 (0.47%) Hadoop
15 5 (0.39%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 27 (2.12%) JIRA
2 19 (1.49%) Git (software)
3 16 (1.26%) TeamCity
4 12 (0.94%) Subversion
5 5 (0.39%) Ant
5 5 (0.39%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 5 (0.39%) Gradle
6 4 (0.31%) Cucumber
6 4 (0.31%) HP UFT
7 3 (0.24%) Bugzilla
7 3 (0.24%) Oracle Forms
7 3 (0.24%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (0.24%) Vagrant
8 2 (0.16%) GitLab
8 2 (0.16%) Jenkins
8 2 (0.16%) Sonatype Nexus
8 2 (0.16%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 202 (15.86%) Finance
2 171 (13.42%) Telecoms
3 45 (3.53%) Billing
4 34 (2.67%) Retail
5 28 (2.20%) Electronics
6 27 (2.12%) Banking
7 25 (1.96%) Marketing
8 24 (1.88%) Manufacturing
9 19 (1.49%) French Language
9 19 (1.49%) German Language
10 11 (0.86%) Legal
11 10 (0.78%) Back Office
12 8 (0.63%) Publishing
13 7 (0.55%) Financial Institution
14 6 (0.47%) Front Office
15 4 (0.31%) Games
16 3 (0.24%) Law
16 3 (0.24%) Pharmaceutical
17 2 (0.16%) Aerospace
17 2 (0.16%) Military
Job Titles
1 312 (24.49%) Analyst
2 164 (12.87%) Support Engineer
3 154 (12.09%) Service Analyst
4 132 (10.36%) Support Analyst
5 128 (10.05%) Service Desk Analyst
6 105 (8.24%) Service Manager
7 80 (6.28%) 2nd Line Support
8 72 (5.65%) Applications Support
9 63 (4.95%) 2nd Line Engineer
10 62 (4.87%) IT Manager
11 60 (4.71%) Services Delivery Manager
12 58 (4.55%) 1st Line Support
12 58 (4.55%) Delivery Manager
12 58 (4.55%) Network Engineer
13 57 (4.47%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
13 57 (4.47%) Administrator
14 50 (3.92%) IT Analyst
15 49 (3.85%) Help Desk Analyst
16 46 (3.61%) IT Engineer
16 46 (3.61%) Service Desk Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (3.85%) .NET
2 33 (2.59%) Web Services
3 12 (0.94%) ASP.NET
4 11 (0.86%) SAP Basis
5 9 (0.71%) HTML
5 9 (0.71%) Oracle GoldenGate
5 9 (0.71%) XML
6 8 (0.63%) ADO.NET
6 8 (0.63%) J2EE
6 8 (0.63%) REST
6 8 (0.63%) SOAP
7 7 (0.55%) Flash
8 6 (0.47%) CSS
9 5 (0.39%) Apache Camel
9 5 (0.39%) jQuery
9 5 (0.39%) JSF
9 5 (0.39%) JSP
10 4 (0.31%) LAMP
10 4 (0.31%) Middleware
10 4 (0.31%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 140 (10.99%) Data Centre
2 126 (9.89%) Analytical Skills
3 59 (4.63%) Management Information System
4 49 (3.85%) Computer Science
5 45 (3.53%) Driving Licence
6 44 (3.45%) Statistics
7 38 (2.98%) Clustering
8 36 (2.83%) Enterprise Software
8 36 (2.83%) Replication
9 27 (2.12%) Blackberry
10 18 (1.41%) Mathematics
11 15 (1.18%) CMDB
11 15 (1.18%) PKI
12 14 (1.10%) Client/Server
13 13 (1.02%) IVR
14 12 (0.94%) e-Learning
14 12 (0.94%) EPoS
14 12 (0.94%) Physics
15 11 (0.86%) HP Storage
16 9 (0.71%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 487 (38.23%) Windows
2 210 (16.48%) Windows Server
3 180 (14.13%) Linux
4 134 (10.52%) Windows Server 2008
5 131 (10.28%) Unix
6 100 (7.85%) Windows 7
7 94 (7.38%) Windows Server 2003
8 75 (5.89%) Windows 8
9 64 (5.02%) Windows Server 2012
10 54 (4.24%) Windows XP
11 40 (3.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 33 (2.59%) Windows Vista
13 28 (2.20%) Mac OS X
14 26 (2.04%) Solaris
15 19 (1.49%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
16 18 (1.41%) Windows 10
17 17 (1.33%) Windows 2000
18 10 (0.78%) Windows 2000 Server
19 8 (0.63%) Data ONTAP
20 7 (0.55%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 529 (41.52%) ITIL
2 213 (16.72%) Service Delivery
3 134 (10.52%) Service Management
4 126 (9.89%) Incident Management
5 114 (8.95%) Change Management
6 98 (7.69%) Problem Management
7 76 (5.97%) Mentoring
8 73 (5.73%) ITSM
9 72 (5.65%) Project Management
10 71 (5.57%) CRM
11 67 (5.26%) Ticket Management
12 66 (5.18%) Continuous Improvement
13 63 (4.95%) Root Cause Analysis
14 53 (4.16%) Line Management
15 47 (3.69%) Change Control
15 47 (3.69%) Time Management
16 43 (3.38%) Agile Software Development
16 43 (3.38%) Stakeholder Management
17 41 (3.22%) PRINCE2
18 40 (3.14%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 194 (15.23%) SQL
2 57 (4.47%) Java
3 41 (3.22%) PowerShell
4 32 (2.51%) C
5 25 (1.96%) C#
6 11 (0.86%) PL/SQL
7 10 (0.78%) C++
8 9 (0.71%) VB
9 8 (0.63%) Bash Shell
9 8 (0.63%) JavaScript
9 8 (0.63%) Perl
9 8 (0.63%) Python
9 8 (0.63%) VB.NET
10 7 (0.55%) Shell Script
11 6 (0.47%) Ruby
12 2 (0.16%) PHP
12 2 (0.16%) VBA
13 1 (0.078%) R
13 1 (0.078%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 161 (12.64%) Cisco Certification
2 154 (12.09%) Degree
3 107 (8.40%) CCNA
4 106 (8.32%) Security Cleared
5 99 (7.77%) Microsoft Certification
6 79 (6.20%) SC Cleared
7 67 (5.26%) CCNP
8 60 (4.71%) ITIL Certification
9 47 (3.69%) MCSA
10 41 (3.22%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 31 (2.43%) MCSE
12 30 (2.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 28 (2.20%) Network+ Certification
14 26 (2.04%) JNCIA
15 25 (1.96%) MCP
16 24 (1.88%) A+ Certification
16 24 (1.88%) MCITP
17 22 (1.73%) Citrix Certification
18 20 (1.57%) CCA
18 20 (1.57%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (3.30%) QA
2 36 (2.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 17 (1.33%) ISO 9001
4 12 (0.94%) Data Quality
4 12 (0.94%) PCI DSS
5 11 (0.86%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 6 (0.47%) HL7
7 4 (0.31%) DICOM
8 3 (0.24%) ISO22301
9 2 (0.16%) COBIT
9 2 (0.16%) GAMP
9 2 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 255 (20.02%) Active Directory
2 122 (9.58%) VMware Infrastructure
3 87 (6.83%) Hyper-V
4 68 (5.34%) vSphere
5 28 (2.20%) Firmware
6 21 (1.65%) vCloud
7 18 (1.41%) Oracle RAC
7 18 (1.41%) VMware ESX
7 18 (1.41%) VMware ESXi
8 15 (1.18%) Terminal Server
9 6 (0.47%) Apache Flume
9 6 (0.47%) Virtual Servers
10 5 (0.39%) VMware Workstation
11 4 (0.31%) XenApp
12 3 (0.24%) EMC RecoverPoint
12 3 (0.24%) NFS
12 3 (0.24%) Oracle Clusterware
12 3 (0.24%) ProxySG
12 3 (0.24%) Virtual Desktop
12 3 (0.24%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 42 (3.30%) SCCM
2 27 (2.12%) Backup Exec
3 25 (1.96%) Nagios
3 25 (1.96%) NetBackup
4 23 (1.81%) HP Data Protector
5 21 (1.65%) Icinga
6 19 (1.49%) WSUS
7 14 (1.10%) Oracle RMAN
8 13 (1.02%) HP SIM
8 13 (1.02%) Microsoft Clustering
9 12 (0.94%) Data Guard
10 11 (0.86%) Cisco Prime
10 11 (0.86%) Netcool
10 11 (0.86%) SolarWinds Orion
10 11 (0.86%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
11 10 (0.78%) OpenView
11 10 (0.78%) Puppet
11 10 (0.78%) SCOM
11 10 (0.78%) Tivoli
12 9 (0.71%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 432 (33.91%) Microsoft
2 226 (17.74%) Cisco
3 210 (16.48%) VMware
4 161 (12.64%) HP
5 97 (7.61%) Oracle
6 83 (6.51%) Citrix
7 71 (5.57%) Juniper
8 55 (4.32%) F5
9 53 (4.16%) NetApp
10 52 (4.08%) Dell
11 48 (3.77%) IBM
12 42 (3.30%) Palo Alto
12 42 (3.30%) SolarWinds
12 42 (3.30%) Symantec
13 38 (2.98%) CheckPoint
14 36 (2.83%) Avaya
14 36 (2.83%) EMC
15 31 (2.43%) Remedy
16 30 (2.35%) Huawei
17 27 (2.12%) SAP
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Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
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Posted: 20 hours ago
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Salary: 30-35k
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Salary: £47000 - £50000 per annum
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Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent benefits
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Salary: 25,000 to 35,000 + Benefits
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