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

3 months to
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 75 66 101
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +35
Permanent jobs citing SLA 651 878 680
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 3.55% 4.17% 2.94%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 27.53% 34.83% 25.27%
Number of salaries quoted 530 673 511
Median salary £33,750 £32,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.84% -
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £20,350 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £34,000 £34,000 £34,000
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
2365 2521 2691
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 12.88% 11.99% 11.65%
Number of salaries quoted 1880 2000 2066
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +4.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 28 June 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 28 June 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
Hampshire +12 173 £27,500 -6.77% 14
Berkshire -17 156 £40,000 +15.94% 10
Surrey -8 126 £38,750 +19.23% 11
Buckinghamshire -24 61 £30,000 +5.26% 6
Oxfordshire 0 43 £42,500 +6.25% 4
Kent +11 36 £25,000 -
East Sussex +15 28 £42,500 +57.40% 2
West Sussex -45 24 £31,000 -22.98% 3
M4 Corridor -1 2 £37,500 -31.81%
Middlesex +3 1 £62,500 +142.71%
Home Counties - 1 £25,000 -
SLA
England

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 June 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.

1 598 (40.93%) Windows
2 597 (40.86%) ITIL
3 567 (38.81%) Microsoft
4 388 (26.56%) MS Excel
5 335 (22.93%) Active Directory
6 301 (20.60%) Cisco
7 292 (19.99%) VMware
8 259 (17.73%) Windows Server
9 230 (15.74%) Service Delivery
10 229 (15.67%) Cisco Certification
11 218 (14.92%) Finance
12 212 (14.51%) SQL
13 209 (14.31%) MS Exchange
14 208 (14.24%) Firewall
15 197 (13.48%) Service Management
16 193 (13.21%) MS Office
17 190 (13.00%) HP
18 189 (12.94%) SQL Server
19 185 (12.66%) Linux
20 180 (12.32%) Incident Management
20 180 (12.32%) Windows Server 2008
21 175 (11.98%) CCNA
22 170 (11.64%) LAN
23 163 (11.16%) DNS
24 162 (11.09%) WAN
25 153 (10.47%) Unix
26 144 (9.86%) Data Centre
27 143 (9.79%) TCP/IP
28 139 (9.51%) Change Management
29 136 (9.31%) 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
1 209 (14.31%) MS Exchange
2 114 (7.80%) Exchange Server 2010
3 77 (5.27%) SharePoint
4 62 (4.24%) Exchange Server 2007
5 60 (4.11%) Exchange Server 2013
6 30 (2.05%) IIS
7 24 (1.64%) Skype for Business
8 19 (1.30%) Exchange Server 2003
9 17 (1.16%) MS Project Server
9 17 (1.16%) SharePoint Server
10 12 (0.82%) CMS
11 10 (0.68%) WebLogic
12 9 (0.62%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 9 (0.62%) WebSphere
13 8 (0.55%) SharePoint 2010
14 7 (0.48%) Exchange Server 2000
15 6 (0.41%) Apache
16 5 (0.34%) NetWeaver
16 5 (0.34%) SAS
16 5 (0.34%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 388 (26.56%) MS Excel
2 193 (13.21%) MS Office
3 41 (2.81%) MS PowerPoint
4 22 (1.51%) MS Visio
5 18 (1.23%) MS Project
6 4 (0.27%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 23 (1.57%) Dynamics CRM
2 11 (0.75%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 10 (0.68%) Oracle Applications
3 10 (0.68%) Oracle EBS R12
3 10 (0.68%) Oracle Financials
4 8 (0.55%) Oracle 11i
5 5 (0.34%) Oracle EBS
6 4 (0.27%) Lorenzo
6 4 (0.27%) Maximo
6 4 (0.27%) Remedy ITSM
7 3 (0.21%) Dynamics GP
7 3 (0.21%) Oracle Assets
7 3 (0.21%) Oracle Receivables
7 3 (0.21%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
8 2 (0.14%) assyst
8 2 (0.14%) Oracle E-Business Tax
8 2 (0.14%) Oracle General Ledger
8 2 (0.14%) Oracle Payables
9 1 (0.068%) Oracle Cash Management
9 1 (0.068%) Oracle FAH
Cloud Services
1 81 (5.54%) Office 365
2 58 (3.97%) SaaS
3 55 (3.76%) Microsoft Azure
4 36 (2.46%) Amazon AWS
5 8 (0.55%) Google Apps
6 4 (0.27%) IaaS
7 3 (0.21%) Amazon EC2
7 3 (0.21%) Amazon S3
7 3 (0.21%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 3 (0.21%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (0.14%) Adobe Analytics
8 2 (0.14%) Amazon ELB
8 2 (0.14%) Amazon EMR
8 2 (0.14%) AWS CloudFormation
8 2 (0.14%) Dropbox
9 1 (0.068%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 208 (14.24%) Firewall
2 170 (11.64%) LAN
3 163 (11.16%) DNS
4 162 (11.09%) WAN
5 143 (9.79%) TCP/IP
6 110 (7.53%) DHCP
7 83 (5.68%) VoIP
8 66 (4.52%) SAN
9 63 (4.31%) Internet
10 62 (4.24%) BGP
10 62 (4.24%) OSPF
11 56 (3.83%) MPLS
12 52 (3.56%) Wireless
13 50 (3.42%) Cisco ASA
14 44 (3.01%) VPN
15 43 (2.94%) Ethernet
16 40 (2.74%) Cisco Nexus
17 34 (2.33%) SSL
17 34 (2.33%) Wi-Fi
18 32 (2.19%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 189 (12.94%) SQL Server
2 56 (3.83%) MySQL
3 54 (3.70%) SQL Server 2008
4 31 (2.12%) SQL Server 2005
5 23 (1.57%) Oracle Database
6 19 (1.30%) Data Warehouse
7 16 (1.10%) MS Access
7 16 (1.10%) Relational Database
7 16 (1.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 15 (1.03%) SQL Server 2012
9 12 (0.82%) SQL Server 2014
9 12 (0.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 10 (0.68%) RDBMS
11 8 (0.55%) Oracle Database 11g
11 8 (0.55%) Oracle Database 12c
12 7 (0.48%) DB2
12 7 (0.48%) PostgreSQL
12 7 (0.48%) QlikView
13 5 (0.34%) Big Data
13 5 (0.34%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 33 (2.26%) Git (software)
2 23 (1.57%) Subversion
2 23 (1.57%) TeamCity
3 13 (0.89%) JIRA
4 11 (0.75%) JUnit
4 11 (0.75%) Maven
5 8 (0.55%) Ant
5 8 (0.55%) Visual Studio
6 7 (0.48%) Jenkins
7 5 (0.34%) SonarQube
7 5 (0.34%) Sonatype Nexus
8 4 (0.27%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 4 (0.27%) EasyMock
8 4 (0.27%) Eclipse
8 4 (0.27%) Gradle
9 3 (0.21%) Bugzilla
9 3 (0.21%) Oracle Forms
10 2 (0.14%) GitLab
10 2 (0.14%) Mockito
10 2 (0.14%) Vagrant
General
1 218 (14.92%) Finance
2 131 (8.97%) Telecoms
3 42 (2.87%) Billing
4 33 (2.26%) Manufacturing
5 32 (2.19%) Banking
5 32 (2.19%) Retail
6 19 (1.30%) German Language
7 16 (1.10%) Electronics
7 16 (1.10%) Front Office
7 16 (1.10%) Legal
8 15 (1.03%) Marketing
9 13 (0.89%) French Language
9 13 (0.89%) Publishing
10 7 (0.48%) Games
11 5 (0.34%) Aerospace
11 5 (0.34%) Back Office
12 4 (0.27%) Law
12 4 (0.27%) Pharmaceutical
13 3 (0.21%) Financial Institution
14 2 (0.14%) Korean Language
Job Titles
1 372 (25.46%) Analyst
2 227 (15.54%) Support Engineer
3 172 (11.77%) Service Analyst
4 163 (11.16%) Support Analyst
5 157 (10.75%) Service Desk Analyst
6 137 (9.38%) Service Manager
7 127 (8.69%) 2nd Line Support
8 113 (7.73%) Network Engineer
9 87 (5.95%) 2nd Line Engineer
10 80 (5.48%) 1st Line Support
11 77 (5.27%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
12 72 (4.93%) Applications Support
12 72 (4.93%) Service Desk Support
13 66 (4.52%) Administrator
13 66 (4.52%) IT Manager
14 65 (4.45%) Services Delivery Manager
15 63 (4.31%) Service Desk Support Analyst
16 61 (4.18%) Delivery Manager
17 56 (3.83%) Desktop Support
17 56 (3.83%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (3.56%) .NET
2 42 (2.87%) Web Services
3 20 (1.37%) HTML
4 17 (1.16%) CSS
5 16 (1.10%) ASP.NET
6 13 (0.89%) XML
7 10 (0.68%) Flash
7 10 (0.68%) Middleware
7 10 (0.68%) REST
8 9 (0.62%) J2EE
8 9 (0.62%) SOAP
9 8 (0.55%) JSP
9 8 (0.55%) XSLT
10 7 (0.48%) ADO.NET
11 6 (0.41%) Ajax
11 6 (0.41%) EJB
11 6 (0.41%) jQuery
11 6 (0.41%) Software Packaging
11 6 (0.41%) Spring
11 6 (0.41%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 144 (9.86%) Data Centre
2 136 (9.31%) Analytical Skills
3 72 (4.93%) Management Information System
4 58 (3.97%) Driving Licence
5 55 (3.76%) Replication
6 39 (2.67%) Blackberry
7 37 (2.53%) Clustering
8 35 (2.40%) Statistics
9 33 (2.26%) Computer Science
9 33 (2.26%) Enterprise Software
10 26 (1.78%) Mathematics
11 24 (1.64%) Client/Server
12 22 (1.51%) HP Storage
13 20 (1.37%) IVR
14 17 (1.16%) CMDB
15 15 (1.03%) Smartphone
16 13 (0.89%) Fat Client
16 13 (0.89%) Thin Client
16 13 (0.89%) Virtual Team
17 12 (0.82%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 598 (40.93%) Windows
2 259 (17.73%) Windows Server
3 185 (12.66%) Linux
4 180 (12.32%) Windows Server 2008
5 153 (10.47%) Unix
6 135 (9.24%) Windows 7
7 118 (8.08%) Windows Server 2003
8 108 (7.39%) Windows Server 2012
9 83 (5.68%) Windows 8
10 50 (3.42%) Windows XP
11 36 (2.46%) Solaris
12 35 (2.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 34 (2.33%) Mac OS X
14 27 (1.85%) Windows Vista
15 21 (1.44%) Windows 10
16 19 (1.30%) Windows 2000
17 14 (0.96%) Windows 2000 Server
18 12 (0.82%) AIX
19 9 (0.62%) Android
20 8 (0.55%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 597 (40.86%) ITIL
2 230 (15.74%) Service Delivery
3 197 (13.48%) Service Management
4 180 (12.32%) Incident Management
5 139 (9.51%) Change Management
6 117 (8.01%) Problem Management
7 111 (7.60%) Mentoring
8 88 (6.02%) Root Cause Analysis
9 84 (5.75%) ITSM
10 80 (5.48%) CRM
11 78 (5.34%) ITIL V3
12 77 (5.27%) Line Management
13 63 (4.31%) Project Management
14 61 (4.18%) PRINCE2
15 60 (4.11%) Ticket Management
16 56 (3.83%) Continuous Improvement
17 51 (3.49%) Coaching
18 50 (3.42%) Disaster Recovery
19 46 (3.15%) Agile Software Development
20 45 (3.08%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 212 (14.51%) SQL
2 44 (3.01%) Java
3 41 (2.81%) PowerShell
4 39 (2.67%) C
5 32 (2.19%) C#
6 18 (1.23%) VB
7 16 (1.10%) JavaScript
8 11 (0.75%) Bash Shell
9 10 (0.68%) C++
9 10 (0.68%) Perl
10 9 (0.62%) Python
11 7 (0.48%) VB.NET
12 6 (0.41%) PL/SQL
13 5 (0.34%) Ruby
13 5 (0.34%) T-SQL
14 4 (0.27%) Shell Script
14 4 (0.27%) VB6
15 3 (0.21%) PHP
16 2 (0.14%) R
16 2 (0.14%) VBA
Qualifications
1 229 (15.67%) Cisco Certification
2 175 (11.98%) CCNA
3 136 (9.31%) Degree
4 131 (8.97%) Microsoft Certification
5 129 (8.83%) Security Cleared
6 100 (6.84%) SC Cleared
7 94 (6.43%) CCNP
8 58 (3.97%) ITIL Certification
9 51 (3.49%) MCSA
10 42 (2.87%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 41 (2.81%) MCP
12 39 (2.67%) JNCIA
13 38 (2.60%) MCSE
14 37 (2.53%) A+ Certification
15 35 (2.40%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 34 (2.33%) JNCIS
17 30 (2.05%) MCTS
18 28 (1.92%) MOS
18 28 (1.92%) Network+ Certification
19 27 (1.85%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (2.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 22 (1.51%) QA
3 20 (1.37%) ISO 9001
4 19 (1.30%) Data Quality
5 11 (0.75%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 6 (0.41%) HL7
7 5 (0.34%) DICOM
8 4 (0.27%) PCI DSS
9 3 (0.21%) ISO22301
10 2 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 20000
11 1 (0.068%) GAAP
System Software
1 335 (22.93%) Active Directory
2 135 (9.24%) VMware Infrastructure
3 83 (5.68%) Hyper-V
4 67 (4.59%) vSphere
5 45 (3.08%) VMware ESX
6 30 (2.05%) VMware ESXi
7 23 (1.57%) XenApp
8 22 (1.51%) Firmware
9 16 (1.10%) XenDesktop
10 10 (0.68%) Terminal Services
10 10 (0.68%) VMware Workstation
11 8 (0.55%) Oracle RAC
11 8 (0.55%) Samba
11 8 (0.55%) vCloud
12 7 (0.48%) Terminal Server
13 6 (0.41%) Virtual Machines
14 4 (0.27%) Veritas Cluster Server
15 3 (0.21%) Forefront TMG
15 3 (0.21%) ISA Server
15 3 (0.21%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 56 (3.83%) SCCM
2 46 (3.15%) Backup Exec
3 32 (2.19%) NetBackup
4 29 (1.98%) HP Data Protector
5 28 (1.92%) HP SIM
6 22 (1.51%) Puppet
6 22 (1.51%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 21 (1.44%) OpenView
8 19 (1.30%) Netcool
9 17 (1.16%) Icinga
10 16 (1.10%) SCOM
11 15 (1.03%) WSUS
12 13 (0.89%) Cisco CUCM
12 13 (0.89%) Nagios
13 12 (0.82%) Cisco UCCX
14 11 (0.75%) Cisco Prime
14 11 (0.75%) SolarWinds Orion
15 9 (0.62%) Cisco IPCC
15 9 (0.62%) Norton AntiVirus
15 9 (0.62%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 567 (38.81%) Microsoft
2 301 (20.60%) Cisco
3 292 (19.99%) VMware
4 190 (13.00%) HP
5 130 (8.90%) Citrix
6 96 (6.57%) Juniper
7 80 (5.48%) F5
8 74 (5.07%) CheckPoint
9 66 (4.52%) Dell
10 65 (4.45%) SolarWinds
11 57 (3.90%) IBM
11 57 (3.90%) Symantec
12 56 (3.83%) Oracle
12 56 (3.83%) Palo Alto
13 54 (3.70%) NetApp
14 41 (2.81%) Remedy
15 40 (2.74%) EMC
16 27 (1.85%) Riverbed
17 25 (1.71%) LANDesk
18 24 (1.64%) 3PAR
Southampton, Hampshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £22000 per annum + + Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Egham, Surrey
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £26000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
High Wycombe
CPS Group Limited
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Pension,Healthcare,Life Assurance
Posted: Yesterday
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum, Benefits Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Staines, Middlesex
Sanderson
Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Winchester, Hampshire
Hanover IT Recruitment
Salary: From £50,000 to £58,000 per annum + bonus and Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Reigate
Capita plc
Salary: £24000 - £27000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
West Sussex
Harris Global
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Andover, Hampshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £25000.00 - £28000.00 per annum + shift allowance, bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Connectus
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
Logic Engagements Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading
TDA Group
Posted: 4 days ago
Winchester, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £17000 - £25000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Kidlington, Oxfordshire
Reed Technology
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + Guaranteed Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Plus Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: 6 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £32500 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Reigate
Capita plc
Salary: £40000 - £80000 per annum + Car
Posted: 6 days ago
Chichester
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £20000.00 - £24000.00 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Reading
TDA Group
Posted: 4 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Lockheed Martin
Posted: 12 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £60000 - £67000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Redhill, Surrey
Complete Tech Limited
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum & benefits & up to 20% annual bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Woking
Montash Associates
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
South East
Cognizant
Posted: 7 days ago
Hampshire
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
Windsor, Berkshire
Davanti Solutions
Salary: £80,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Woking, Surrey
360 Resourcing
Salary: up to £32,000 + profit share + benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Windsor, Berkshire
Davanti Solutions
Salary: £80,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago