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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 80 71 93
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +22
Permanent jobs citing SLA 717 830 664
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 3.44% 3.73% 3.13%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 31.08% 31.84% 28.66%
Number of salaries quoted 573 605 479
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £21,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £35,750
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -9.09%
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
2307 2607 2317
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 11.07% 11.71% 10.91%
Number of salaries quoted 1870 1980 1789
Average salary £42,500 £41,000 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.65% -5.74%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 28 August 2015.

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 28 August 2015. 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
Surrey +29 203 £32,500 +1.56% 7
Berkshire -12 194 £40,000 +6.66% 10
Hampshire -23 114 £27,000 -1.81% 19
Buckinghamshire +4 102 £28,225 +15.20% 12
Kent -6 37 £41,000 -0.60% 3
West Sussex 0 26 £35,000 +7.69% 3
Oxfordshire -9 26 £30,750 -14.58% 3
Middlesex +7 10 £26,000 -25.71%
East Sussex -17 2 £37,500 -11.76%
M4 Corridor - 1 £52,500 -
SLA
England

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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.

1 694 (44.35%) Windows
2 686 (43.83%) ITIL
3 616 (39.36%) Microsoft
4 406 (25.94%) VMware
5 390 (24.92%) Active Directory
6 340 (21.73%) MS Excel
7 311 (19.87%) Cisco
8 275 (17.57%) VMware Infrastructure
9 259 (16.55%) Service Delivery
10 254 (16.23%) MS Exchange
11 248 (15.85%) Windows Server 2008
12 242 (15.46%) Firewall
13 238 (15.21%) Change Management
13 238 (15.21%) Incident Management
14 228 (14.57%) SQL
15 224 (14.31%) MS Office
16 222 (14.19%) Security Cleared
17 218 (13.93%) Service Management
18 208 (13.29%) Linux
19 203 (12.97%) DNS
20 188 (12.01%) Finance
21 186 (11.88%) Cisco Certification
22 185 (11.82%) WAN
23 184 (11.76%) Microsoft Certification
24 175 (11.18%) Windows Server 2003
24 175 (11.18%) Data Centre
25 174 (11.12%) SC Cleared
26 168 (10.73%) LAN
27 166 (10.61%) Windows 7
28 163 (10.42%) SQL Server

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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
1 254 (16.23%) MS Exchange
2 152 (9.71%) Exchange Server 2010
3 88 (5.62%) SharePoint
4 76 (4.86%) Exchange Server 2007
5 70 (4.47%) IIS
6 53 (3.39%) Lync
7 42 (2.68%) Exchange Server 2013
8 35 (2.24%) Exchange Server 2003
9 31 (1.98%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 18 (1.15%) Apache
11 17 (1.09%) SharePoint 2013
12 13 (0.83%) Drupal
12 13 (0.83%) JBoss
13 11 (0.70%) Tomcat
13 11 (0.70%) WebLogic
13 11 (0.70%) CMS
13 11 (0.70%) Exchange Server 2000
13 11 (0.70%) Office Communications Server
14 7 (0.45%) WebSphere
15 6 (0.38%) Alfresco
Applications
1 340 (21.73%) MS Excel
2 224 (14.31%) MS Office
3 18 (1.15%) MS Visio
4 15 (0.96%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (0.26%) MS Project
6 3 (0.19%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.13%) InfoPath
8 1 (0.064%) PrintSoft PReS
Business Applications
1 7 (0.45%) Oracle EBS
1 7 (0.45%) Summit
2 5 (0.32%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 4 (0.26%) Dynamics NAV
3 4 (0.26%) Oracle Applications
3 4 (0.26%) SAP ERP
4 3 (0.19%) MFGPRO
4 3 (0.19%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (0.19%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.13%) Cognos Controller
5 2 (0.13%) ResourceLink
5 2 (0.13%) SAP FI/CO
5 2 (0.13%) Agresso
5 2 (0.13%) SAP FI
5 2 (0.13%) Remedy ITSM
5 2 (0.13%) SAP CO
6 1 (0.064%) Sentinel
6 1 (0.064%) Oracle General Ledger
6 1 (0.064%) Oracle EBS R12
6 1 (0.064%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 31 (1.98%) Office 365
2 26 (1.66%) Amazon AWS
3 16 (1.02%) Cloud Computing
4 8 (0.51%) SaaS
5 5 (0.32%) Microsoft Azure
6 4 (0.26%) IaaS
6 4 (0.26%) Google Analytics
7 2 (0.13%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (0.064%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 242 (15.46%) Firewall
2 203 (12.97%) DNS
3 185 (11.82%) WAN
4 168 (10.73%) LAN
5 157 (10.03%) TCP/IP
6 115 (7.35%) DHCP
7 92 (5.88%) VPN
8 79 (5.05%) Internet
9 66 (4.22%) SAN
10 57 (3.64%) Cisco ASA
11 55 (3.51%) VoIP
12 45 (2.88%) Cisco Nexus
13 44 (2.81%) BGP
14 42 (2.68%) Ethernet
15 31 (1.98%) FTP
15 31 (1.98%) MPLS
15 31 (1.98%) OSPF
16 30 (1.92%) Cisco IOS
17 27 (1.73%) Unified Communications
17 27 (1.73%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 163 (10.42%) SQL Server
2 66 (4.22%) MySQL
3 24 (1.53%) SQL Server 2008
4 22 (1.41%) Relational Database
5 20 (1.28%) Oracle Database
6 15 (0.96%) SQL Server 2005
7 14 (0.89%) RDBMS
8 11 (0.70%) Data Warehouse
9 10 (0.64%) SQL Server 2012
10 9 (0.58%) Big Data
10 9 (0.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 8 (0.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 7 (0.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 7 (0.45%) BusinessObjects
13 6 (0.38%) Data Mining
13 6 (0.38%) Oracle Reports
13 6 (0.38%) MS Access
13 6 (0.38%) DB2
13 6 (0.38%) Oracle Database 11g
14 4 (0.26%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 10 (0.64%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 8 (0.51%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (0.32%) Apache Ivy
3 5 (0.32%) Subversion
4 4 (0.26%) Oracle Forms
5 2 (0.13%) Visual Studio
5 2 (0.13%) JIRA
5 2 (0.13%) Redmine
5 2 (0.13%) MSI
5 2 (0.13%) Octopus Deploy
6 1 (0.064%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 1 (0.064%) TestNG
6 1 (0.064%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.064%) JUnit
6 1 (0.064%) Dreamweaver
General
1 188 (12.01%) Finance
2 154 (9.84%) Telecoms
3 60 (3.83%) Retail
4 30 (1.92%) Manufacturing
5 29 (1.85%) Marketing
6 25 (1.60%) German Language
7 23 (1.47%) French Language
8 20 (1.28%) Legal
9 15 (0.96%) Banking
10 12 (0.77%) Advertising
10 12 (0.77%) Pharmaceutical
11 11 (0.70%) Billing
11 11 (0.70%) Spanish Language
12 10 (0.64%) Back Office
13 9 (0.58%) Financial Institution
13 9 (0.58%) Front Office
14 8 (0.51%) Law
15 6 (0.38%) Electronics
16 5 (0.32%) Local Government
17 4 (0.26%) Russian Language
Job Titles
1 398 (25.43%) Analyst
2 195 (12.46%) Support Analyst
3 176 (11.25%) Support Engineer
4 119 (7.60%) 1st Line Support
5 117 (7.48%) Service Analyst
6 107 (6.84%) Team Leader
7 102 (6.52%) Service Desk Analyst
8 98 (6.26%) Administrator
9 95 (6.07%) Service Manager
10 87 (5.56%) 2nd Line Support
11 83 (5.30%) IT Support
12 65 (4.15%) 1st Line Support Analyst
13 64 (4.09%) Delivery Manager
14 61 (3.90%) Applications Support
15 60 (3.83%) Technical Support
15 60 (3.83%) Network Engineer
16 58 (3.71%) Systems Administrator
17 54 (3.45%) Technical Engineer
18 51 (3.26%) Desktop Support
19 49 (3.13%) Services Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (2.81%) .NET
2 41 (2.62%) HTML
3 37 (2.36%) CSS
4 24 (1.53%) Middleware
5 23 (1.47%) Web Services
6 17 (1.09%) XML
7 16 (1.02%) ASP.NET
8 13 (0.83%) Ajax
9 11 (0.70%) REST
10 10 (0.64%) Application Packaging
11 9 (0.58%) J2EE
12 8 (0.51%) SOAP
12 8 (0.51%) .NET Framework
13 6 (0.38%) jQuery
14 5 (0.32%) HTML5
15 4 (0.26%) Oracle Fusion
15 4 (0.26%) 802.1X
15 4 (0.26%) JSON
15 4 (0.26%) EDI
15 4 (0.26%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 175 (11.18%) Data Centre
2 111 (7.09%) Analytical Skills
3 106 (6.77%) Management Information System
4 61 (3.90%) Blackberry
5 41 (2.62%) Clustering
6 35 (2.24%) Replication
7 33 (2.11%) Computer Science
8 30 (1.92%) Video Conferencing
9 23 (1.47%) Mathematics
10 20 (1.28%) HP Storage
11 19 (1.21%) FlexPod
12 18 (1.15%) CMDB
13 17 (1.09%) Statistics
14 16 (1.02%) Fat Client
14 16 (1.02%) Handset
14 16 (1.02%) Thin Client
15 15 (0.96%) EPoS
15 15 (0.96%) PKI
16 12 (0.77%) e-Health
16 12 (0.77%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 694 (44.35%) Windows
2 248 (15.85%) Windows Server 2008
3 208 (13.29%) Linux
4 175 (11.18%) Windows Server 2003
5 166 (10.61%) Windows 7
6 151 (9.65%) Windows Server 2012
7 105 (6.71%) Windows XP
7 105 (6.71%) UNIX
8 88 (5.62%) Windows 8
9 32 (2.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 32 (2.04%) Windows Vista
10 24 (1.53%) Mac OS X
11 21 (1.34%) Android
12 19 (1.21%) Solaris
13 17 (1.09%) Data ONTAP
14 16 (1.02%) Windows 2000 Server
15 15 (0.96%) Windows 2000
16 11 (0.70%) Apple iOS
17 8 (0.51%) Ubuntu
18 7 (0.45%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 686 (43.83%) ITIL
2 259 (16.55%) Service Delivery
3 238 (15.21%) Change Management
3 238 (15.21%) Incident Management
4 218 (13.93%) Service Management
5 132 (8.43%) Mentoring
6 128 (8.18%) Problem Management
7 106 (6.77%) Root Cause Analysis
8 94 (6.01%) Configuration Management
9 88 (5.62%) Project Management
10 84 (5.37%) Line Management
11 78 (4.98%) Continuous Improvement
12 75 (4.79%) Agile Software Development
13 71 (4.54%) Coaching
14 65 (4.15%) Capacity Planning
15 60 (3.83%) SDLC
16 59 (3.77%) Capacity Management
17 58 (3.71%) Change Control
18 57 (3.64%) Asset Management
19 54 (3.45%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 228 (14.57%) SQL
2 68 (4.35%) PowerShell
3 28 (1.79%) Java
4 27 (1.73%) T-SQL
5 24 (1.53%) C#
6 23 (1.47%) JavaScript
7 20 (1.28%) Perl
8 18 (1.15%) Shell Script
9 13 (0.83%) VBScript
10 12 (0.77%) VB
10 12 (0.77%) C
11 10 (0.64%) PHP
12 9 (0.58%) Python
13 6 (0.38%) Bash Shell
14 5 (0.32%) VB6
15 4 (0.26%) Ruby
15 4 (0.26%) Korn
15 4 (0.26%) VBA
15 4 (0.26%) C++
16 3 (0.19%) X++
Qualifications
1 222 (14.19%) Security Cleared
2 186 (11.88%) Cisco Certification
3 184 (11.76%) Microsoft Certification
4 174 (11.12%) SC Cleared
5 149 (9.52%) Degree
6 135 (8.63%) CCNA
7 89 (5.69%) ITIL Certification
8 84 (5.37%) CCNP
9 83 (5.30%) MCSE
10 81 (5.18%) MCP
11 73 (4.66%) DV Cleared
12 55 (3.51%) MCITP
13 46 (2.94%) MCSA
14 44 (2.81%) A+ Certification
15 34 (2.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 33 (2.11%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
17 17 (1.09%) CCSE
18 16 (1.02%) MCTS
19 15 (0.96%) CCIE
20 14 (0.89%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (2.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 32 (2.04%) QA
3 23 (1.47%) ISO 9001
4 14 (0.89%) PCI DSS
5 7 (0.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 5 (0.32%) HL7
7 3 (0.19%) DICOM
7 3 (0.19%) COBIT
7 3 (0.19%) HIPAA
8 2 (0.13%) ISO 14001
8 2 (0.13%) JSP 440
8 2 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 390 (24.92%) Active Directory
2 275 (17.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 142 (9.07%) Hyper-V
4 66 (4.22%) vSphere
5 35 (2.24%) VMware ESX
6 29 (1.85%) UAG
7 20 (1.28%) VMware ESXi
8 19 (1.21%) XenApp
9 16 (1.02%) ISA Server
9 16 (1.02%) Forefront TMG
10 10 (0.64%) Microsoft App-V
11 9 (0.58%) Terminal Server
11 9 (0.58%) Terminal Services
12 7 (0.45%) Firmware
13 5 (0.32%) vCloud
14 4 (0.26%) VMware Server
14 4 (0.26%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 4 (0.26%) XenServer
15 3 (0.19%) XenDesktop
15 3 (0.19%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 73 (4.66%) SCCM
2 56 (3.58%) SCOM
3 31 (1.98%) HP Data Protector
4 28 (1.79%) NetBackup
5 21 (1.34%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 20 (1.28%) HP SIM
7 19 (1.21%) Nagios
8 18 (1.15%) Backup Exec
9 15 (0.96%) Cisco Prime
10 14 (0.89%) SCVMM
11 13 (0.83%) Opsview
12 10 (0.64%) Cisco LMS
12 10 (0.64%) Forefront Identity Manager
13 9 (0.58%) Norton AntiVirus
14 6 (0.38%) cPanel
14 6 (0.38%) Plesk
14 6 (0.38%) Cisco CUCM
15 5 (0.32%) WMI
15 5 (0.32%) WSUS
15 5 (0.32%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 616 (39.36%) Microsoft
2 406 (25.94%) VMware
3 311 (19.87%) Cisco
4 148 (9.46%) HP
5 139 (8.88%) Citrix
6 101 (6.45%) Juniper
7 70 (4.47%) Symantec
8 67 (4.28%) Oracle
9 60 (3.83%) Remedy
10 59 (3.77%) Computacenter
11 56 (3.58%) SAP
12 53 (3.39%) CheckPoint
13 47 (3.00%) Dell
14 46 (2.94%) F5
15 31 (1.98%) NetApp
16 29 (1.85%) Blue Coat
17 25 (1.60%) 3PAR
18 24 (1.53%) Avaya
19 22 (1.41%) EMC
20 21 (1.34%) IBM
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