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 30 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 66 87 82
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -5
Permanent jobs citing SLA 879 664 806
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 4.03% 3.14% 3.54%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 33.76% 29.03% 29.35%
Number of salaries quoted 646 479 698
Average salary £32,500 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £20,400 £21,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-9.72% +2.85%
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
2604 2287 2746
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 11.94% 10.80% 12.07%
Number of salaries quoted 1995 1771 2310
Average salary £42,000 £43,000 £43,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.32% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 30 September 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 30 September 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 +12 318 £36,500 -2.66% 22
Hampshire 0 162 £28,000 -13.84% 17
Surrey +39 155 £30,000 -7.69% 20
Buckinghamshire +11 103 £22,750 -44.84% 19
Oxfordshire +42 49 £36,000 -6.49% 11
Kent +2 38 £50,000 +11.11% 5
East Sussex +5 27 £42,500 +25.00% 2
West Sussex -1 26 £32,500 -23.52% 6
Middlesex -2 4 £35,000 +7.69%
Thames Valley +3 1 £40,000 -18.36%
SLA
England

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 September 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.

1 660 (42.12%) ITIL
2 564 (35.99%) Microsoft
3 549 (35.04%) Windows
4 352 (22.46%) Service Delivery
5 335 (21.38%) MS Excel
6 314 (20.04%) Active Directory
7 274 (17.49%) VMware
8 273 (17.42%) Service Management
9 254 (16.21%) Cisco
10 249 (15.89%) MS Office
11 234 (14.93%) MS Exchange
12 226 (14.42%) SQL
13 216 (13.78%) Firewall
14 213 (13.59%) Windows Server 2008
15 212 (13.53%) Finance
16 205 (13.08%) Telecoms
17 202 (12.89%) HP
18 196 (12.51%) DNS
19 192 (12.25%) Linux
20 186 (11.87%) Change Management
21 177 (11.30%) Microsoft Certification
22 171 (10.91%) Windows Server 2003
23 168 (10.72%) SQL Server
24 167 (10.66%) Cisco Certification
24 167 (10.66%) Windows 7
25 163 (10.40%) Degree
26 159 (10.15%) CCNA
27 157 (10.02%) Incident Management
27 157 (10.02%) VMware Infrastructure
28 146 (9.32%) Security Cleared

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 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
1 234 (14.93%) MS Exchange
2 105 (6.70%) Exchange Server 2010
3 79 (5.04%) Exchange Server 2007
4 71 (4.53%) Exchange Server 2003
5 55 (3.51%) Lync
6 44 (2.81%) SharePoint
6 44 (2.81%) Exchange Server 2013
7 37 (2.36%) IIS
8 27 (1.72%) Apache
9 17 (1.08%) Tomcat
10 14 (0.89%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 13 (0.83%) Lotus Domino
12 10 (0.64%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
12 10 (0.64%) Moodle
12 10 (0.64%) WebSphere
13 7 (0.45%) SharePoint 2010
13 7 (0.45%) GroupWise
13 7 (0.45%) Exchange Server 2000
13 7 (0.45%) WebSphere Application Server
14 6 (0.38%) WebLogic
Applications
1 335 (21.38%) MS Excel
2 249 (15.89%) MS Office
3 22 (1.40%) MS PowerPoint
4 11 (0.70%) MS Visio
5 5 (0.32%) MS Project
6 4 (0.26%) FastStats
7 2 (0.13%) InfoPath
8 1 (0.064%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 14 (0.89%) SAP FI
1 14 (0.89%) Oracle Applications
1 14 (0.89%) SAP FI/CO
1 14 (0.89%) SAP CO
2 13 (0.83%) Oracle EBS
3 11 (0.70%) Oracle Financials
3 11 (0.70%) Oracle 11i
3 11 (0.70%) Oracle EBS R12
4 7 (0.45%) Oracle Payables
4 7 (0.45%) Oracle Receivables
4 7 (0.45%) Oracle General Ledger
4 7 (0.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 6 (0.38%) Oracle Assets
5 6 (0.38%) Oracle E-Business Tax
5 6 (0.38%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
5 6 (0.38%) SAP FSCM
6 5 (0.32%) Remedy ITSM
7 3 (0.19%) Dynamics NAV
8 2 (0.13%) Dynamics CRM
8 2 (0.13%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 18 (1.15%) Office 365
2 17 (1.08%) SaaS
3 9 (0.57%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (0.26%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (0.26%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (0.19%) Taleo
5 3 (0.19%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 216 (13.78%) Firewall
2 196 (12.51%) DNS
3 134 (8.55%) TCP/IP
4 106 (6.76%) WAN
5 104 (6.64%) SAN
6 98 (6.25%) LAN
7 93 (5.93%) DHCP
8 89 (5.68%) VPN
9 80 (5.11%) VoIP
10 76 (4.85%) Internet
11 56 (3.57%) Wireless
12 50 (3.19%) SSL
13 49 (3.13%) BGP
14 47 (3.00%) OSPF
15 46 (2.94%) MPLS
16 39 (2.49%) Ethernet
16 39 (2.49%) FTP
17 34 (2.17%) NAS
18 29 (1.85%) Wi-Fi
19 27 (1.72%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 168 (10.72%) SQL Server
2 60 (3.83%) MySQL
3 35 (2.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 28 (1.79%) SQL Server 2005
4 28 (1.79%) SQL Server 2008
5 21 (1.34%) Data Warehouse
6 20 (1.28%) Oracle Reports
7 19 (1.21%) Big Data
8 18 (1.15%) Relational Database
8 18 (1.15%) MS Access
9 17 (1.08%) Oracle Database
10 11 (0.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 11 (0.70%) OLAP
11 10 (0.64%) Crystal Reports
11 10 (0.64%) Oracle OLAP
11 10 (0.64%) MongoDB
11 10 (0.64%) NoSQL
12 9 (0.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 8 (0.51%) QlikView
13 8 (0.51%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 16 (1.02%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (0.13%) Oracle Forms
2 2 (0.13%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.064%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.064%) Oracle APEX
General
1 212 (13.53%) Finance
2 205 (13.08%) Telecoms
3 61 (3.89%) Retail
4 43 (2.74%) Marketing
5 34 (2.17%) Billing
6 28 (1.79%) French Language
7 26 (1.66%) Legal
8 25 (1.60%) Back Office
9 20 (1.28%) Front Office
10 18 (1.15%) Banking
11 13 (0.83%) German Language
12 11 (0.70%) Pharmaceutical
13 7 (0.45%) General Ledger
14 6 (0.38%) Manufacturing
15 5 (0.32%) Spanish Language
16 4 (0.26%) Retail Banking
16 4 (0.26%) Italian Language
16 4 (0.26%) Advertising
16 4 (0.26%) Electronics
17 3 (0.19%) Games
Job Titles
1 391 (24.95%) Analyst
2 195 (12.44%) Support Analyst
3 161 (10.27%) Service Manager
4 144 (9.19%) Support Engineer
5 116 (7.40%) Service Analyst
6 103 (6.57%) 1st Line Support
7 99 (6.32%) Service Desk Analyst
8 97 (6.19%) Technical Support
9 85 (5.42%) Administrator
10 84 (5.36%) Team Leader
11 76 (4.85%) 2nd Line Support
12 72 (4.59%) Applications Support
13 68 (4.34%) Delivery Manager
14 66 (4.21%) Services Delivery Manager
15 64 (4.08%) Consultant
16 56 (3.57%) Help Desk Analyst
17 54 (3.45%) IT Support
18 49 (3.13%) Technical Engineer
19 48 (3.06%) Systems Administrator
20 47 (3.00%) Support Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (2.55%) .NET
2 28 (1.79%) HTML
3 23 (1.47%) Web Services
3 23 (1.47%) XML
4 21 (1.34%) ASP.NET
5 18 (1.15%) CSS
6 9 (0.57%) jQuery
7 7 (0.45%) ODBC
8 6 (0.38%) REST
8 6 (0.38%) Middleware
8 6 (0.38%) WCF
9 5 (0.32%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 5 (0.32%) ASP.NET Web API
9 5 (0.32%) ASP.NET MVC
10 4 (0.26%) Application Packaging
11 3 (0.19%) LAMP
11 3 (0.19%) HTML5
11 3 (0.19%) JMS
11 3 (0.19%) WinForms
11 3 (0.19%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 116 (7.40%) Analytical Skills
2 70 (4.47%) Management Information System
3 45 (2.87%) Blackberry
4 34 (2.17%) Video Conferencing
5 31 (1.98%) Fat Client
5 31 (1.98%) Thin Client
6 28 (1.79%) Computer Science
7 27 (1.72%) Clustering
8 26 (1.66%) Enterprise Software
9 25 (1.60%) Open Source
9 25 (1.60%) Statistics
10 24 (1.53%) CMDB
11 20 (1.28%) Mathematics
12 16 (1.02%) iPhone
13 11 (0.70%) Replication
14 10 (0.64%) LIMS
15 9 (0.57%) Client/Server
15 9 (0.57%) Life Science
16 8 (0.51%) Grid Computing
17 7 (0.45%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 549 (35.04%) Windows
2 213 (13.59%) Windows Server 2008
3 192 (12.25%) Linux
4 171 (10.91%) Windows Server 2003
5 167 (10.66%) Windows 7
6 130 (8.30%) Windows XP
7 105 (6.70%) UNIX
8 93 (5.93%) Windows Server 2012
9 78 (4.98%) Windows 8
10 48 (3.06%) Windows Vista
11 36 (2.30%) Solaris
11 36 (2.30%) Windows 2000 Server
12 35 (2.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 20 (1.28%) AIX
14 19 (1.21%) SUSE
15 17 (1.08%) Windows 2000
16 16 (1.02%) Ubuntu
17 13 (0.83%) HPUX
18 11 (0.70%) Debian
19 9 (0.57%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 660 (42.12%) ITIL
2 352 (22.46%) Service Delivery
3 273 (17.42%) Service Management
4 186 (11.87%) Change Management
5 157 (10.02%) Incident Management
6 124 (7.91%) Problem Management
7 105 (6.70%) Project Management
8 103 (6.57%) Root Cause Analysis
9 95 (6.06%) Agile Software Development
10 88 (5.62%) CRM
11 87 (5.55%) Continuous Improvement
12 84 (5.36%) Mentoring
13 80 (5.11%) Line Management
14 68 (4.34%) Configuration Management
15 59 (3.77%) ITSM
16 58 (3.70%) Business Intelligence
17 56 (3.57%) Kalman Filter
18 52 (3.32%) PRINCE2
19 49 (3.13%) Network Monitoring
20 44 (2.81%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 226 (14.42%) SQL
2 46 (2.94%) C
3 37 (2.36%) C#
4 23 (1.47%) T-SQL
5 22 (1.40%) PowerShell
6 19 (1.21%) PHP
7 18 (1.15%) PL/SQL
8 17 (1.08%) JavaScript
9 14 (0.89%) Perl
9 14 (0.89%) Java
10 10 (0.64%) Shell Script
10 10 (0.64%) VB
11 9 (0.57%) VB.NET
12 6 (0.38%) ABAP
13 5 (0.32%) Korn
14 4 (0.26%) VB6
14 4 (0.26%) Bash Shell
14 4 (0.26%) VBScript
15 3 (0.19%) JCL
16 2 (0.13%) VBA
Qualifications
1 177 (11.30%) Microsoft Certification
2 167 (10.66%) Cisco Certification
3 163 (10.40%) Degree
4 159 (10.15%) CCNA
5 146 (9.32%) Security Cleared
6 121 (7.72%) ITIL Certification
7 104 (6.64%) SC Cleared
8 101 (6.45%) MCSE
9 84 (5.36%) MCSA
10 65 (4.15%) MCP
11 62 (3.96%) MCITP
12 49 (3.13%) CCNP
13 30 (1.91%) Network+ Certification
14 29 (1.85%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
15 24 (1.53%) DV Cleared
16 22 (1.40%) CCIE
17 20 (1.28%) MOS
18 19 (1.21%) CCA
19 17 (1.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
19 17 (1.08%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (2.62%) QA
2 35 (2.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 8 (0.51%) PCI DSS
4 6 (0.38%) ISO 9001
5 4 (0.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 4 (0.26%) COBIT
6 1 (0.064%) HL7
6 1 (0.064%) TickIT
6 1 (0.064%) ISO 14001
6 1 (0.064%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.064%) ISO/IEC 17799
System Software
1 314 (20.04%) Active Directory
2 157 (10.02%) VMware Infrastructure
3 87 (5.55%) Hyper-V
4 50 (3.19%) vSphere
5 48 (3.06%) XenApp
6 30 (1.91%) Firmware
7 26 (1.66%) VMware ESX
8 22 (1.40%) Terminal Services
9 21 (1.34%) VMware ESXi
10 19 (1.21%) XenDesktop
11 18 (1.15%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 12 (0.77%) XenServer
13 9 (0.57%) Oracle RAC
14 6 (0.38%) Xen
15 5 (0.32%) Oracle RMAN
15 5 (0.32%) NFS
16 4 (0.26%) KVM
16 4 (0.26%) Forefront TMG
16 4 (0.26%) UAG
16 4 (0.26%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 54 (3.45%) Backup Exec
2 44 (2.81%) SCCM
3 33 (2.11%) Nagios
4 29 (1.85%) SCOM
5 23 (1.47%) Norton AntiVirus
6 22 (1.40%) NetBackup
7 21 (1.34%) HP Data Protector
7 21 (1.34%) Puppet
8 19 (1.21%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 16 (1.02%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 15 (0.96%) HP SIM
10 15 (0.96%) Zenoss
11 13 (0.83%) Cisco IPCC
12 11 (0.70%) Netcool
12 11 (0.70%) SCVMM
13 9 (0.57%) WSUS
13 9 (0.57%) Data Guard
14 7 (0.45%) Cacti
15 6 (0.38%) OMEGAMON
15 6 (0.38%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 564 (35.99%) Microsoft
2 274 (17.49%) VMware
3 254 (16.21%) Cisco
4 202 (12.89%) HP
5 137 (8.74%) Citrix
6 128 (8.17%) Oracle
7 88 (5.62%) Symantec
8 81 (5.17%) Juniper
9 66 (4.21%) Dell
10 65 (4.15%) Remedy
11 55 (3.51%) CheckPoint
12 52 (3.32%) SAP
12 52 (3.32%) SolarWinds
13 36 (2.30%) F5
14 35 (2.23%) Red Hat
15 34 (2.17%) BMC
16 31 (1.98%) EMC
17 30 (1.91%) IBM
18 29 (1.85%) Blue Coat
18 29 (1.85%) Huawei
Redhill, Surrey
Actis Recruitment.
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum + generous bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Stott & May
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum 10% bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Egham, Surrey
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Dorking, Surrey
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £19000 - £23000 per annum + Benefits+Training
Posted: 7 hours ago
Dorking, Surrey
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £26000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits+Training
Posted: 7 hours ago
Redhill, Surrey
Senitor Associates
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + great company + benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Redhill, Surrey
Search Consultancy
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Newbury, Berkshire
Connectus
Salary: £22000 - £26000 per annum + bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Staines, Middlesex
Newton Blue
Salary: £19000 - £21000 per annum + benefits. 35 hour week
Posted: Yesterday
Chertsey, Surrey
Newton Blue
Salary: £19000 - £21000 per annum + benefits. 35 hour week
Posted: Yesterday
Basingstoke, Hampshire
NES Global Talent
Salary: £40000 to £50000 per annum - Excellent
Posted: Yesterday
Tadley, Hampshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £1 - £24000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Fareham, Hampshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Imperative People
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Car & On Call
Posted: Yesterday
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
RM Education
Salary: £23k - £28k per annum + £1k bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Long Crendon, Buckinghamshire
Thales
Posted: 2 days ago
East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £27000 Per Annum Plus benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £26000 - £29000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 3 days ago
West Malling, Kent
Rark Solutions
Salary: From £45,000 to £52,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
RM Education
Salary: £23000 - £28000 per annum + £1k bonus
Posted: 4 days ago