The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category for the South East region.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 81 94 95
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +1
Permanent jobs citing SLA 772 644 683
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 3.17% 2.82% 2.78%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 30.56% 28.46% 27.43%
Number of salaries quoted 580 526 588
Average salary £32,500 £37,500 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.33% -1.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £22,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £54,250
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £36,750 £36,000
% change year-on-year
-11.56% +2.08%
Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
2526 2263 2490
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 10.38% 9.91% 10.14%
Number of salaries quoted 1936 1810 2140
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £67,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
SLA
England

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 16 April 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 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire +16 201 £34,000 -15.00% 16
Hampshire -4 148 £30,000 -20.00% 12
Surrey -2 134 £34,000 -9.33% 12
Buckinghamshire +23 129 £32,500 -9.72% 7
East Sussex +24 43 £29,500 -21.33% 2
West Sussex +31 41 £33,000 -29.03% 7
Kent -11 29 £32,000 +18.51% 5
Oxfordshire -26 24 £24,000 -40.00% 2
Middlesex -11 6 £53,750 +7.50% 1
Thames Valley 0 5 £110,000 +120.00%
Sussex -3 3 £30,000 -
M4 Corridor - 3 £45,000 -
SLA
England

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 16 April 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.

1 586 (41.80%) ITIL
2 562 (40.09%) Windows
3 485 (34.59%) Microsoft
4 312 (22.25%) Active Directory
5 263 (18.76%) MS Excel
6 261 (18.62%) Service Delivery
7 250 (17.83%) SQL
8 244 (17.40%) VMware
9 230 (16.41%) Firewall
10 219 (15.62%) Cisco
11 208 (14.84%) Windows Server 2008
12 207 (14.76%) Service Management
13 200 (14.27%) Windows Server 2003
14 198 (14.12%) Telecoms
15 193 (13.77%) DNS
16 192 (13.69%) MS Office
17 190 (13.55%) Finance
18 180 (12.84%) Security Cleared
19 177 (12.62%) Linux
20 169 (12.05%) HP
21 164 (11.70%) Citrix
22 160 (11.41%) MS Exchange
23 159 (11.34%) SQL Server
24 156 (11.13%) Degree
25 154 (10.98%) Microsoft Certification
26 147 (10.49%) Incident Management
27 141 (10.06%) Cisco Certification
28 127 (9.06%) TCP/IP
29 122 (8.70%) Change Management
30 121 (8.63%) CCNA

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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
1 160 (11.41%) MS Exchange
2 92 (6.56%) SharePoint
3 69 (4.92%) Exchange Server 2010
4 58 (4.14%) IIS
5 56 (3.99%) Lync
6 49 (3.50%) Exchange Server 2003
7 47 (3.35%) Exchange Server 2007
8 39 (2.78%) CMS
9 36 (2.57%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 30 (2.14%) Apache
10 30 (2.14%) WordPress
11 29 (2.07%) Alfresco
11 29 (2.07%) Drupal
12 22 (1.57%) nginx
13 16 (1.14%) SharePoint Server
13 16 (1.14%) Oracle Workflow
14 13 (0.93%) Moodle
14 13 (0.93%) SharePoint 2010
15 11 (0.78%) SAS
15 11 (0.78%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 263 (18.76%) MS Excel
2 192 (13.69%) MS Office
3 33 (2.35%) MS PowerPoint
4 14 (1.00%) MS Visio
5 12 (0.86%) MS Project
6 2 (0.14%) AutoCAD
7 1 (0.071%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 30 (2.14%) SAP SRM
2 23 (1.64%) Oracle EBS
2 23 (1.64%) Oracle EBS R12
3 21 (1.50%) Oracle Financials
4 20 (1.43%) Oracle Receivables
5 19 (1.36%) Oracle General Ledger
6 17 (1.21%) Oracle Payables
6 17 (1.21%) Oracle Assets
7 14 (1.00%) Oracle Applications
7 14 (1.00%) Oracle E-Business Tax
7 14 (1.00%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
8 13 (0.93%) SAP SD
9 11 (0.78%) Dynamics CRM
10 9 (0.64%) Oracle 11i
11 7 (0.50%) Remedy ITSM
12 5 (0.36%) SAP WM
13 4 (0.29%) Oracle Cash Management
14 3 (0.21%) Agresso
14 3 (0.21%) Oracle ERP
14 3 (0.21%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 17 (1.21%) Office 365
2 12 (0.86%) SaaS
3 11 (0.78%) Microsoft Azure
4 9 (0.64%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.14%) Taleo
6 1 (0.071%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 230 (16.41%) Firewall
2 193 (13.77%) DNS
3 127 (9.06%) TCP/IP
4 114 (8.13%) LAN
4 114 (8.13%) WAN
5 104 (7.42%) DHCP
6 102 (7.28%) VPN
7 80 (5.71%) SAN
8 66 (4.71%) Wireless
9 56 (3.99%) VoIP
10 54 (3.85%) Internet
11 53 (3.78%) FTP
12 49 (3.50%) Network Security
13 48 (3.42%) Cisco ASA
14 30 (2.14%) SSL
15 24 (1.71%) Ethernet
16 22 (1.57%) MPLS
17 20 (1.43%) FWSM
18 19 (1.36%) IPsec
18 19 (1.36%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 159 (11.34%) SQL Server
2 53 (3.78%) MySQL
3 46 (3.28%) SQL Server 2008
4 37 (2.64%) SQL Server 2005
5 35 (2.50%) SAP BI
6 22 (1.57%) Relational Database
7 18 (1.28%) Crystal Reports
8 17 (1.21%) Oracle Reports
8 17 (1.21%) Oracle Database
9 16 (1.14%) MS Access
10 9 (0.64%) SQL Server 2000
10 9 (0.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 9 (0.64%) Big Data
11 7 (0.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 5 (0.36%) DB2
13 4 (0.29%) RDBMS
13 4 (0.29%) Oracle BI Publisher
14 3 (0.21%) Oracle Discoverer
14 3 (0.21%) OLAP
14 3 (0.21%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 20 (1.43%) Visual Studio
2 8 (0.57%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (0.36%) Metasploit
4 4 (0.29%) Subversion
4 4 (0.29%) Oracle Forms
5 3 (0.21%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 2 (0.14%) Git (software)
6 2 (0.14%) Jenkins
6 2 (0.14%) QADirector
6 2 (0.14%) JUnit
6 2 (0.14%) Eclipse
6 2 (0.14%) Toad
6 2 (0.14%) AdminStudio
6 2 (0.14%) MSI
7 1 (0.071%) TestDirector
7 1 (0.071%) JIRA
General
1 198 (14.12%) Telecoms
2 190 (13.55%) Finance
3 38 (2.71%) Legal
4 35 (2.50%) Marketing
5 24 (1.71%) Retail
6 19 (1.36%) Back Office
7 16 (1.14%) Billing
8 15 (1.07%) Banking
9 13 (0.93%) Pharmaceutical
10 12 (0.86%) German Language
11 11 (0.78%) Front Office
11 11 (0.78%) French Language
12 5 (0.36%) Electronics
12 5 (0.36%) Advertising
12 5 (0.36%) Local Government
13 4 (0.29%) Publishing
13 4 (0.29%) Manufacturing
14 3 (0.21%) Games
14 3 (0.21%) Law
14 3 (0.21%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 274 (19.54%) Analyst
2 152 (10.84%) Support Engineer
3 141 (10.06%) Service Manager
4 121 (8.63%) Support Analyst
5 95 (6.78%) Service Analyst
6 91 (6.49%) Administrator
7 87 (6.21%) Service Desk Analyst
8 86 (6.13%) Team Leader
8 86 (6.13%) 1st Line Support
9 72 (5.14%) Delivery Manager
10 70 (4.99%) Services Delivery Manager
11 60 (4.28%) Applications Support
12 55 (3.92%) Systems Administrator
13 53 (3.78%) IT Support
14 49 (3.50%) Technical Support
15 45 (3.21%) 2nd Line Support
16 42 (3.00%) 3rd Line Support
17 37 (2.64%) Consultant
17 37 (2.64%) Applications Support Analyst
18 35 (2.50%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (4.07%) .NET
2 35 (2.50%) SAP XI
2 35 (2.50%) SAP PI
3 27 (1.93%) Web Services
4 26 (1.85%) ASP.NET
5 23 (1.64%) XML
6 21 (1.50%) HTML
7 20 (1.43%) CSS
8 18 (1.28%) jQuery
9 16 (1.14%) Windows SharePoint Services
10 15 (1.07%) SAP Basis
10 15 (1.07%) Ajax
11 14 (1.00%) .NET Framework
12 11 (0.78%) MSMQ
13 7 (0.50%) COM
14 5 (0.36%) ASP.NET MVC
15 4 (0.29%) WCF
15 4 (0.29%) Application Packaging
15 4 (0.29%) ODBC
15 4 (0.29%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 59 (4.21%) Management Information System
2 53 (3.78%) Clustering
3 46 (3.28%) Blackberry
4 37 (2.64%) Statistics
5 22 (1.57%) Firmware
6 18 (1.28%) Computer Science
6 18 (1.28%) CMDB
6 18 (1.28%) LIMS
7 17 (1.21%) Thin Client
7 17 (1.21%) Fat Client
8 14 (1.00%) PKI
8 14 (1.00%) Device Driver
9 12 (0.86%) Open Source
10 11 (0.78%) IPTV
10 11 (0.78%) Mathematics
11 9 (0.64%) Replication
11 9 (0.64%) iPhone
11 9 (0.64%) Data Extraction
11 9 (0.64%) Enterprise Software
12 8 (0.57%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 562 (40.09%) Windows
2 208 (14.84%) Windows Server 2008
3 200 (14.27%) Windows Server 2003
4 177 (12.62%) Linux
5 99 (7.06%) Windows XP
6 90 (6.42%) Windows 7
7 71 (5.06%) UNIX
8 52 (3.71%) Windows Server 2012
9 48 (3.42%) Ubuntu
10 47 (3.35%) CentOS
11 45 (3.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 39 (2.78%) Windows 8
13 35 (2.50%) Solaris
14 24 (1.71%) Windows 2000
15 23 (1.64%) Windows Vista
16 17 (1.21%) Android
17 15 (1.07%) Windows Mobile
18 10 (0.71%) AIX
19 9 (0.64%) HPUX
19 9 (0.64%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 586 (41.80%) ITIL
2 261 (18.62%) Service Delivery
3 207 (14.76%) Service Management
4 147 (10.49%) Incident Management
5 122 (8.70%) Change Management
6 115 (8.20%) Problem Management
7 81 (5.78%) Project Management
8 71 (5.06%) Business Intelligence
9 67 (4.78%) Disaster Recovery
10 62 (4.42%) CRM
11 58 (4.14%) PRINCE2
12 51 (3.64%) Continuous Improvement
12 51 (3.64%) Time Management
12 51 (3.64%) Migration
13 38 (2.71%) Business Development
14 34 (2.43%) Root Cause Analysis
14 34 (2.43%) Change Control
14 34 (2.43%) ITSM
15 33 (2.35%) Business Continuity
15 33 (2.35%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 250 (17.83%) SQL
2 49 (3.50%) Perl
3 43 (3.07%) Python
4 41 (2.92%) PowerShell
4 41 (2.92%) ABAP
5 38 (2.71%) PHP
6 36 (2.57%) C#
7 34 (2.43%) PL/SQL
8 33 (2.35%) Java
8 33 (2.35%) C
9 26 (1.85%) T-SQL
10 20 (1.43%) Bash Shell
10 20 (1.43%) JavaScript
11 15 (1.07%) Shell Script
12 14 (1.00%) Korn
13 13 (0.93%) VB
14 9 (0.64%) Ruby
15 8 (0.57%) VB6
16 7 (0.50%) VB.NET
16 7 (0.50%) VBA
Qualifications
1 180 (12.84%) Security Cleared
2 156 (11.13%) Degree
3 154 (10.98%) Microsoft Certification
4 141 (10.06%) Cisco Certification
5 121 (8.63%) CCNA
6 104 (7.42%) MCSE
7 94 (6.70%) ITIL Certification
8 88 (6.28%) SC Cleared
9 71 (5.06%) MCSA
10 69 (4.92%) MCP
11 53 (3.78%) CCNP
12 50 (3.57%) DV Cleared
13 42 (3.00%) MCITP
14 35 (2.50%) CTC Cleared
15 29 (2.07%) MOS
16 26 (1.85%) Network+ Certification
17 20 (1.43%) CCIE
17 20 (1.43%) CISSP
18 19 (1.36%) JNCIA
18 19 (1.36%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (2.57%) QA
2 22 (1.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 13 (0.93%) ISO 9001
4 12 (0.86%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 9 (0.64%) PCI DSS
6 5 (0.36%) HIPAA
7 3 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 3 (0.21%) CESG Infosec
8 2 (0.14%) HL7
8 2 (0.14%) DICOM
8 2 (0.14%) ISO 9000
8 2 (0.14%) GxP
9 1 (0.071%) COBIT
System Software
1 312 (22.25%) Active Directory
2 110 (7.85%) VMware Infrastructure
3 56 (3.99%) vSphere
4 46 (3.28%) XenApp
5 39 (2.78%) VMware ESX
5 39 (2.78%) Hyper-V
6 25 (1.78%) XenDesktop
7 15 (1.07%) Terminal Services
8 8 (0.57%) UAG
9 7 (0.50%) ISA Server
9 7 (0.50%) Microsoft App-V
9 7 (0.50%) XenServer
9 7 (0.50%) Forefront TMG
10 5 (0.36%) Nmap
10 5 (0.36%) Snort
10 5 (0.36%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 5 (0.36%) Xen
10 5 (0.36%) VMware Server
10 5 (0.36%) VMware ESXi
11 4 (0.29%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 41 (2.92%) Backup Exec
2 38 (2.71%) SCCM
3 29 (2.07%) Plesk
4 22 (1.57%) SCOM
5 21 (1.50%) NetBackup
5 21 (1.50%) WSUS
6 19 (1.36%) HP SIM
7 17 (1.21%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 15 (1.07%) McAfee ePO
9 14 (1.00%) Norton AntiVirus
10 8 (0.57%) NSN NetAct
10 8 (0.57%) HP Data Protector
11 7 (0.50%) DameWare
12 6 (0.43%) Nagios
13 5 (0.36%) Nessus
14 3 (0.21%) OpenView Configuration Management
14 3 (0.21%) Cobbler
15 2 (0.14%) Data Guard
15 2 (0.14%) Puppet
15 2 (0.14%) AppDNA
Vendors
1 485 (34.59%) Microsoft
2 244 (17.40%) VMware
3 219 (15.62%) Cisco
4 169 (12.05%) HP
5 164 (11.70%) Citrix
6 96 (6.85%) SAP
7 94 (6.70%) Oracle
8 91 (6.49%) CheckPoint
9 86 (6.13%) Remedy
10 76 (5.42%) Juniper
11 74 (5.28%) Red Hat
12 56 (3.99%) Symantec
13 43 (3.07%) F5
14 39 (2.78%) IBM
15 36 (2.57%) SolarWinds
15 36 (2.57%) Salesforce.com
16 31 (2.21%) Dell
17 27 (1.93%) Avaya
18 22 (1.57%) Blue Coat
19 21 (1.50%) Sophos
Kent
Gerrard White
Salary: £25000 to £32000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25,000 - 35,000 + benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £22k - 27k per year + £4,000 shift allowance.
Posted: 6 hours ago
Slough, Berkshire
Streamline Connections
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
South East
OCS Resourcing
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Search Consultancy
Salary: benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Woking, Surrey
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bracknell, Berkshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £24000 - £30000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Bracknell, Berkshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £22,000 to £27,000 per annum + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Sittingbourne, Kent
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £35000 to £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Yoh Company
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Haywards Heath, West Sussex
Fixed Recruitment
Salary: £31000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Andover, Hampshire
Steria
Salary: From £33,000 to £36,000 per annum Flexible Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
West Sussex
Cyber Team
Salary: From £36,000 to £40,000 per annum Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Technology Resourcing
Salary: £22000.00 - £29000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 Per Annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000 Per Annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £30000 Per Annum
Posted: 3 days ago