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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 74 88 85
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -3
Permanent jobs citing SLA 813 680 772
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 3.59% 3.13% 3.37%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 31.23% 28.99% 28.00%
Number of salaries quoted 589 494 675
Average salary £32,500 £37,500 £37,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.33% +0.67%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £22,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £37,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-12.16% +5.71%
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
2603 2346 2757
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 11.50% 10.79% 12.04%
Number of salaries quoted 1973 1819 2331
Average salary £41,000 £44,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.81% -2.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year
- -3.61%

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 22 August 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 22 August 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 +6 280 £37,500 - 21
Hampshire +18 154 £27,500 -25.67% 20
Surrey +17 149 £32,500 -11.56% 15
Buckinghamshire -12 82 £26,000 -20.00% 10
Kent +15 49 £32,500 -27.77%
Oxfordshire +11 37 £36,000 +10.76% 13
East Sussex +8 37 £42,500 -24.77% 4
West Sussex 0 22 £32,500 +35.41% 4
Middlesex 0 6 £35,000 -39.13% 1
SLA
England

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 22 August 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.

1 642 (42.54%) ITIL
2 561 (37.18%) Windows
3 541 (35.85%) Microsoft
4 336 (22.27%) Service Delivery
5 329 (21.80%) Active Directory
6 326 (21.60%) MS Excel
7 252 (16.70%) Service Management
7 252 (16.70%) VMware
8 251 (16.63%) MS Office
9 234 (15.51%) SQL
10 215 (14.25%) MS Exchange
11 210 (13.92%) Finance
12 201 (13.32%) Windows Server 2008
13 199 (13.19%) Firewall
13 199 (13.19%) DNS
14 198 (13.12%) Telecoms
15 197 (13.06%) Linux
16 196 (12.99%) Cisco
17 195 (12.92%) HP
17 195 (12.92%) Microsoft Certification
18 184 (12.19%) Change Management
19 170 (11.27%) Windows Server 2003
19 170 (11.27%) SQL Server
20 157 (10.40%) Windows 7
21 156 (10.34%) Incident Management
22 154 (10.21%) Degree
23 153 (10.14%) Security Cleared
24 145 (9.61%) VMware Infrastructure
25 141 (9.34%) Citrix
26 138 (9.15%) Cisco Certification

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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
1 215 (14.25%) MS Exchange
2 103 (6.83%) Exchange Server 2010
3 81 (5.37%) Exchange Server 2007
4 69 (4.57%) Exchange Server 2003
5 56 (3.71%) Lync
6 40 (2.65%) SharePoint
7 39 (2.58%) IIS
8 36 (2.39%) Exchange Server 2013
9 29 (1.92%) Apache
10 20 (1.33%) Tomcat
11 19 (1.26%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 11 (0.73%) CMS
13 10 (0.66%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
14 9 (0.60%) Lotus Domino
15 8 (0.53%) WordPress
15 8 (0.53%) Moodle
16 7 (0.46%) GroupWise
16 7 (0.46%) Alfresco
16 7 (0.46%) Drupal
16 7 (0.46%) Exchange Server 2000
Applications
1 326 (21.60%) MS Excel
2 251 (16.63%) MS Office
3 23 (1.52%) MS PowerPoint
4 10 (0.66%) MS Visio
5 5 (0.33%) MS Project
6 4 (0.27%) FastStats
7 2 (0.13%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 14 (0.93%) SAP CO
1 14 (0.93%) SAP FI/CO
1 14 (0.93%) SAP FI
2 12 (0.80%) Oracle EBS
3 11 (0.73%) Oracle Applications
4 10 (0.66%) Oracle General Ledger
4 10 (0.66%) Oracle EBS R12
4 10 (0.66%) Oracle 11i
4 10 (0.66%) Oracle Financials
4 10 (0.66%) Oracle Payables
4 10 (0.66%) Oracle Receivables
5 9 (0.60%) Oracle Assets
5 9 (0.60%) Oracle E-Business Tax
5 9 (0.60%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
6 6 (0.40%) SAP FSCM
6 6 (0.40%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 5 (0.33%) Dynamics NAV
8 4 (0.27%) Remedy ITSM
8 4 (0.27%) Agresso
9 3 (0.20%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 20 (1.33%) SaaS
2 15 (0.99%) Office 365
3 7 (0.46%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (0.46%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (0.20%) Taleo
5 2 (0.13%) IaaS
5 2 (0.13%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 199 (13.19%) Firewall
1 199 (13.19%) DNS
2 135 (8.95%) TCP/IP
3 97 (6.43%) SAN
4 96 (6.36%) DHCP
5 90 (5.96%) VPN
6 76 (5.04%) LAN
6 76 (5.04%) WAN
7 70 (4.64%) VoIP
8 58 (3.84%) Wireless
9 56 (3.71%) Internet
10 49 (3.25%) FTP
11 47 (3.11%) SSL
12 35 (2.32%) BGP
13 34 (2.25%) NAS
13 34 (2.25%) MPLS
14 32 (2.12%) OSPF
15 24 (1.59%) Ethernet
15 24 (1.59%) DMZ
15 24 (1.59%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 170 (11.27%) SQL Server
2 54 (3.58%) MySQL
3 35 (2.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 30 (1.99%) SQL Server 2008
5 26 (1.72%) SQL Server 2005
6 24 (1.59%) Big Data
7 20 (1.33%) Data Warehouse
8 18 (1.19%) Oracle Database
8 18 (1.19%) Oracle Reports
9 17 (1.13%) Relational Database
10 13 (0.86%) MS Access
10 13 (0.86%) Crystal Reports
11 12 (0.80%) OLAP
12 11 (0.73%) Oracle OLAP
12 11 (0.73%) MongoDB
12 11 (0.73%) NoSQL
13 10 (0.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 8 (0.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 8 (0.53%) DB2
15 7 (0.46%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 16 (1.06%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (0.13%) QADirector
3 1 (0.066%) TestDirector
3 1 (0.066%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (0.066%) Visual Studio
General
1 210 (13.92%) Finance
2 198 (13.12%) Telecoms
3 60 (3.98%) Retail
4 37 (2.45%) Marketing
5 27 (1.79%) Legal
5 27 (1.79%) French Language
6 24 (1.59%) Billing
7 21 (1.39%) Back Office
8 18 (1.19%) Banking
9 14 (0.93%) German Language
10 12 (0.80%) Pharmaceutical
11 11 (0.73%) Front Office
12 7 (0.46%) General Ledger
13 6 (0.40%) Local Government
13 6 (0.40%) Manufacturing
14 5 (0.33%) Electronics
14 5 (0.33%) Spanish Language
15 4 (0.27%) Retail Banking
15 4 (0.27%) Italian Language
16 3 (0.20%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 364 (24.12%) Analyst
2 196 (12.99%) Support Analyst
3 168 (11.13%) Service Manager
4 145 (9.61%) Support Engineer
5 120 (7.95%) 1st Line Support
6 97 (6.43%) Service Analyst
7 92 (6.10%) Technical Support
8 84 (5.57%) Service Desk Analyst
9 81 (5.37%) Administrator
10 79 (5.24%) Team Leader
11 78 (5.17%) Applications Support
12 74 (4.90%) IT Support
13 72 (4.77%) Delivery Manager
14 70 (4.64%) Services Delivery Manager
15 69 (4.57%) 2nd Line Support
16 65 (4.31%) Consultant
17 50 (3.31%) 3rd Line Support
17 50 (3.31%) Help Desk Analyst
18 47 (3.11%) Support Manager
19 43 (2.85%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (2.78%) .NET
2 30 (1.99%) Web Services
3 25 (1.66%) HTML
4 22 (1.46%) ASP.NET
5 21 (1.39%) XML
6 16 (1.06%) CSS
7 9 (0.60%) jQuery
8 7 (0.46%) ODBC
9 6 (0.40%) REST
10 5 (0.33%) Middleware
10 5 (0.33%) MSMQ
10 5 (0.33%) LAMP
10 5 (0.33%) WCF
10 5 (0.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 5 (0.33%) ASP.NET Web API
11 4 (0.27%) ASP.NET MVC
11 4 (0.27%) Application Packaging
12 3 (0.20%) Rendezvous
12 3 (0.20%) JMS
12 3 (0.20%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 83 (5.50%) Management Information System
2 46 (3.05%) Blackberry
3 33 (2.19%) Statistics
4 32 (2.12%) Clustering
5 31 (2.05%) Firmware
5 31 (2.05%) Computer Science
6 30 (1.99%) Open Source
7 27 (1.79%) CMDB
8 25 (1.66%) Thin Client
8 25 (1.66%) Fat Client
9 24 (1.59%) Video Conferencing
9 24 (1.59%) Enterprise Software
10 21 (1.39%) Mathematics
11 14 (0.93%) LIMS
12 11 (0.73%) Replication
12 11 (0.73%) iPhone
13 9 (0.60%) Grid Computing
14 8 (0.53%) Client/Server
15 7 (0.46%) DTV
16 6 (0.40%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 561 (37.18%) Windows
2 201 (13.32%) Windows Server 2008
3 197 (13.06%) Linux
4 170 (11.27%) Windows Server 2003
5 157 (10.40%) Windows 7
6 128 (8.48%) Windows XP
7 98 (6.49%) UNIX
8 87 (5.77%) Windows Server 2012
9 68 (4.51%) Windows 8
10 41 (2.72%) Solaris
11 38 (2.52%) Windows Vista
11 38 (2.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 29 (1.92%) Windows 2000 Server
13 26 (1.72%) Ubuntu
14 23 (1.52%) AIX
15 20 (1.33%) Windows 2000
16 17 (1.13%) HPUX
17 15 (0.99%) SUSE
17 15 (0.99%) Debian
18 13 (0.86%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 642 (42.54%) ITIL
2 336 (22.27%) Service Delivery
3 252 (16.70%) Service Management
4 184 (12.19%) Change Management
5 156 (10.34%) Incident Management
6 136 (9.01%) Problem Management
7 106 (7.02%) Project Management
8 92 (6.10%) Root Cause Analysis
9 81 (5.37%) CRM
10 80 (5.30%) Continuous Improvement
11 60 (3.98%) Business Intelligence
12 59 (3.91%) Configuration Management
13 57 (3.78%) ITSM
14 51 (3.38%) PRINCE2
15 45 (2.98%) Stakeholder Management
16 42 (2.78%) Disaster Recovery
17 39 (2.58%) Time Management
18 36 (2.39%) Migration
19 34 (2.25%) Waterfall
20 33 (2.19%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 234 (15.51%) SQL
2 44 (2.92%) C
3 38 (2.52%) C#
4 26 (1.72%) PowerShell
4 26 (1.72%) T-SQL
5 24 (1.59%) PL/SQL
6 18 (1.19%) Java
6 18 (1.19%) PHP
7 17 (1.13%) Perl
8 15 (0.99%) JavaScript
9 14 (0.93%) VB
10 13 (0.86%) VB.NET
11 12 (0.80%) Shell Script
12 8 (0.53%) VB6
13 7 (0.46%) ABAP
14 6 (0.40%) Korn
15 5 (0.33%) Bash Shell
16 4 (0.27%) Python
17 3 (0.20%) VBA
17 3 (0.20%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 195 (12.92%) Microsoft Certification
2 154 (10.21%) Degree
3 153 (10.14%) Security Cleared
4 138 (9.15%) Cisco Certification
5 135 (8.95%) CCNA
6 119 (7.89%) ITIL Certification
7 115 (7.62%) MCSE
8 101 (6.69%) SC Cleared
9 93 (6.16%) MCSA
10 74 (4.90%) MCP
11 66 (4.37%) MCITP
12 44 (2.92%) CCNP
13 31 (2.05%) DV Cleared
14 27 (1.79%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
15 25 (1.66%) MOS
16 23 (1.52%) Network+ Certification
16 23 (1.52%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
17 20 (1.33%) CCIE
18 19 (1.26%) A+ Certification
18 19 (1.26%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (2.45%) QA
2 36 (2.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 9 (0.60%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 6 (0.40%) ISO 9001
5 4 (0.27%) PCI DSS
6 3 (0.20%) COBIT
7 1 (0.066%) TickIT
7 1 (0.066%) ISO 14001
7 1 (0.066%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 1 (0.066%) HL7
7 1 (0.066%) Data Quality
System Software
1 329 (21.80%) Active Directory
2 145 (9.61%) VMware Infrastructure
3 81 (5.37%) Hyper-V
4 42 (2.78%) XenApp
5 39 (2.58%) vSphere
6 29 (1.92%) XenDesktop
7 23 (1.52%) VMware ESX
8 21 (1.39%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 18 (1.19%) VMware ESXi
10 16 (1.06%) XenServer
11 10 (0.66%) Terminal Services
12 9 (0.60%) Oracle RAC
13 8 (0.53%) Xen
14 6 (0.40%) VMware Server
15 5 (0.33%) Oracle RMAN
15 5 (0.33%) Microsoft App-V
15 5 (0.33%) UAG
15 5 (0.33%) Forefront TMG
16 4 (0.27%) KVM
16 4 (0.27%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 53 (3.51%) Backup Exec
2 44 (2.92%) SCCM
3 28 (1.86%) SCOM
4 22 (1.46%) HP Data Protector
4 22 (1.46%) Nagios
5 19 (1.26%) Norton AntiVirus
6 17 (1.13%) NetBackup
7 16 (1.06%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 15 (0.99%) Puppet
9 14 (0.93%) Zenoss
10 13 (0.86%) Cisco IPCC
11 12 (0.80%) HP SIM
11 12 (0.80%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
12 10 (0.66%) Netcool
13 9 (0.60%) SCVMM
13 9 (0.60%) Data Guard
14 8 (0.53%) Plesk
14 8 (0.53%) WSUS
15 5 (0.33%) DameWare
16 3 (0.20%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 541 (35.85%) Microsoft
2 252 (16.70%) VMware
3 196 (12.99%) Cisco
4 195 (12.92%) HP
5 141 (9.34%) Citrix
6 118 (7.82%) Oracle
7 77 (5.10%) Remedy
8 76 (5.04%) Symantec
9 63 (4.17%) Dell
10 62 (4.11%) SAP
11 60 (3.98%) Juniper
12 59 (3.91%) CheckPoint
13 45 (2.98%) Red Hat
14 35 (2.32%) EMC
15 34 (2.25%) SolarWinds
16 32 (2.12%) F5
17 27 (1.79%) Blue Coat
18 26 (1.72%) Huawei
19 24 (1.59%) IBM
20 21 (1.39%) BMC
Brighton, East Sussex
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Winchester, Hampshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Advantage XPO
Salary: £22000 - £24000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Epsom, Surrey
Coal IT Services
Salary: Unspecified Senior level salary reflective of the role
Posted: 16 hours ago
Winchester, Hampshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Lewes, East Sussex
RBW Consulting
Salary: From £25,000 to £32,000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Roc Search
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Ping IT Recruitment ltd
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum 5% cash/benefits package
Posted: 16 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Wokingham, Berkshire
EXCELerate
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum £35k & Corporate Benefits Package
Posted: 18 hours ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
RM Education
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + 5% bonus
Posted: 19 hours ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
RM Education
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + 5% bonus
Posted: 20 hours ago
Windsor, Berkshire
Edge Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £22000 per annum + Great Bonus + Bens
Posted: 21 hours ago
Reigate, Surrey
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £33000 - £37000 per annum + Full Benefits Package
Posted: 21 hours ago
Tadley, Hampshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £1 - £24000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
The People Network
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare, Free parking
Posted: Yesterday
Newport Pagnell, Buckinghamshire
IT Executive Ltd
Salary: £24000 - £33000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Redhill, Surrey
Actis Recruitment.
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum + generous bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Basingstoke, Hampshire
NES Global Talent
Salary: £18000 to £22000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday