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

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 63 88 94
Rank change year-on-year
+25 +6
Permanent jobs citing SLA 858 693 661
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 4.16% 3.04% 2.96%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 35.82% 27.86% 29.14%
Number of salaries quoted 655 537 533
Average salary £32,500 £32,500 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -14.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £21,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £56,250 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £33,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -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
2395 2487 2268
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 11.62% 10.90% 10.17%
Number of salaries quoted 1901 1929 1842
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £67,500 £62,500
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 22 May 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 22 May 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
Berkshire +17 260 £33,500 -8.21% 17
Hampshire +22 169 £32,750 +9.16% 13
Surrey +23 130 £32,500 - 9
Buckinghamshire +13 130 £32,500 +6.55% 19
West Sussex +4 61 £42,500 +30.76% 6
Kent +33 48 £25,000 -37.50% 3
Oxfordshire +16 30 £39,500 +83.72% 3
East Sussex -3 27 £25,500 -19.04%
Middlesex +12 3 £26,500 -54.89%
Sussex -1 3 £40,500 +35.00% 1
Isle of Wight - 2 £72,500 -
M4 Corridor +4 1 £57,500 +27.77%
SLA
England

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

1 692 (43.06%) ITIL
1 692 (43.06%) Windows
2 581 (36.15%) Microsoft
3 362 (22.53%) Active Directory
4 360 (22.40%) Cisco
5 345 (21.47%) MS Excel
6 325 (20.22%) VMware
7 289 (17.98%) Service Delivery
8 283 (17.61%) Firewall
9 270 (16.80%) Service Management
10 267 (16.61%) MS Office
11 235 (14.62%) Linux
11 235 (14.62%) Incident Management
12 233 (14.50%) MS Exchange
13 232 (14.44%) Cisco Certification
14 221 (13.75%) Windows Server 2008
15 220 (13.69%) VMware Infrastructure
16 219 (13.63%) WAN
17 214 (13.32%) Change Management
17 214 (13.32%) Security Cleared
18 202 (12.57%) SQL
19 197 (12.26%) CCNA
20 195 (12.13%) Degree
21 192 (11.95%) LAN
22 189 (11.76%) DNS
23 185 (11.51%) Microsoft Certification
24 182 (11.33%) HP
24 182 (11.33%) Telecoms
24 182 (11.33%) Finance
25 180 (11.20%) Windows 7

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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
1 233 (14.50%) MS Exchange
2 93 (5.79%) Exchange Server 2010
3 92 (5.72%) SharePoint
4 62 (3.86%) Lync
5 61 (3.80%) Exchange Server 2007
6 43 (2.68%) Exchange Server 2003
7 42 (2.61%) IIS
8 22 (1.37%) Exchange Server 2013
8 22 (1.37%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 17 (1.06%) Apache
10 13 (0.81%) Tomcat
10 13 (0.81%) Drupal
11 12 (0.75%) Exchange Server 2000
12 11 (0.68%) CMS
12 11 (0.68%) IBM Notes
13 10 (0.62%) Office Communications Server
14 6 (0.37%) Alfresco
14 6 (0.37%) WordPress
14 6 (0.37%) Moodle
14 6 (0.37%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 345 (21.47%) MS Excel
2 267 (16.61%) MS Office
3 27 (1.68%) MS PowerPoint
4 25 (1.56%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.25%) MS Project
6 1 (0.062%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 11 (0.68%) Oracle EBS
2 9 (0.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 7 (0.44%) Oracle Applications
3 7 (0.44%) Oracle Financials
3 7 (0.44%) Oracle EBS R12
4 6 (0.37%) assyst
5 5 (0.31%) Oracle 11i
5 5 (0.31%) Dynamics NAV
6 4 (0.25%) Summit
7 3 (0.19%) Dynamics CRM
8 2 (0.12%) Dynamics AX
8 2 (0.12%) Nortel Periphonics
8 2 (0.12%) ENOVIA
8 2 (0.12%) Oracle General Ledger
8 2 (0.12%) Lawson
8 2 (0.12%) SAP FI
8 2 (0.12%) SAP MM
8 2 (0.12%) MFGPRO
8 2 (0.12%) Oracle Receivables
8 2 (0.12%) Oracle Assets
Cloud Services
1 33 (2.05%) Office 365
2 28 (1.74%) Amazon AWS
3 13 (0.81%) Cloud Computing
4 11 (0.68%) Microsoft Azure
5 10 (0.62%) SaaS
6 4 (0.25%) Google Analytics
7 1 (0.062%) Yammer
7 1 (0.062%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 283 (17.61%) Firewall
2 219 (13.63%) WAN
3 192 (11.95%) LAN
4 189 (11.76%) DNS
5 170 (10.58%) TCP/IP
6 124 (7.72%) VPN
7 112 (6.97%) DHCP
8 94 (5.85%) SAN
9 80 (4.98%) Cisco ASA
10 77 (4.79%) BGP
11 72 (4.48%) Cisco Nexus
12 71 (4.42%) Internet
13 70 (4.36%) VoIP
14 53 (3.30%) Ethernet
15 50 (3.11%) Wireless
15 50 (3.11%) MPLS
15 50 (3.11%) EIGRP
16 47 (2.92%) Cisco IOS
17 41 (2.55%) OSPF
18 40 (2.49%) FWSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 142 (8.84%) SQL Server
2 60 (3.73%) MySQL
3 29 (1.80%) Relational Database
4 21 (1.31%) Oracle Database
5 19 (1.18%) Oracle Reports
5 19 (1.18%) RDBMS
6 17 (1.06%) SQL Server 2008
7 13 (0.81%) SQL Server 2012
8 11 (0.68%) MS Access
9 10 (0.62%) Oracle Database 11g
9 10 (0.62%) Data Warehouse
10 9 (0.56%) QlikView
11 6 (0.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 6 (0.37%) SQL Server 2005
11 6 (0.37%) SQLPlus
11 6 (0.37%) DB2
12 5 (0.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 4 (0.25%) Big Data
13 4 (0.25%) Redis
13 4 (0.25%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 25 (1.56%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 6 (0.37%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (0.31%) MSI
3 5 (0.31%) Apache Ivy
4 2 (0.12%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.062%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (0.062%) CruiseControl
5 1 (0.062%) Dreamweaver
5 1 (0.062%) AdminStudio
5 1 (0.062%) JIRA
General
1 182 (11.33%) Telecoms
1 182 (11.33%) Finance
2 52 (3.24%) Retail
3 29 (1.80%) Manufacturing
4 27 (1.68%) Marketing
5 24 (1.49%) German Language
6 20 (1.24%) Front Office
7 19 (1.18%) Back Office
8 17 (1.06%) French Language
9 16 (1.00%) Legal
10 15 (0.93%) Advertising
11 13 (0.81%) Billing
11 13 (0.81%) Banking
12 12 (0.75%) Pharmaceutical
13 8 (0.50%) Spanish Language
13 8 (0.50%) Law
14 4 (0.25%) Local Government
14 4 (0.25%) Publishing
14 4 (0.25%) Electronics
15 3 (0.19%) Military
Job Titles
1 329 (20.47%) Analyst
2 198 (12.32%) Support Engineer
3 143 (8.90%) Support Analyst
4 132 (8.21%) Service Analyst
5 126 (7.84%) Service Manager
6 118 (7.34%) Service Desk Analyst
7 92 (5.72%) Network Engineer
8 89 (5.54%) 1st Line Support
9 83 (5.16%) IT Support
10 82 (5.10%) 2nd Line Support
11 79 (4.92%) Delivery Manager
12 76 (4.73%) Administrator
13 73 (4.54%) Team Leader
14 65 (4.04%) Infrastructure Engineer
15 63 (3.92%) Services Delivery Manager
16 56 (3.48%) Technical Support
17 47 (2.92%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
18 46 (2.86%) Consultant
19 45 (2.80%) Problem Manager
20 43 (2.68%) 1st Line Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (2.18%) .NET
2 28 (1.74%) HTML
3 26 (1.62%) Middleware
4 24 (1.49%) Web Services
5 20 (1.24%) CSS
6 10 (0.62%) ASP.NET
7 9 (0.56%) SOAP
7 9 (0.56%) REST
8 8 (0.50%) Ajax
9 7 (0.44%) XML
9 7 (0.44%) J2EE
10 6 (0.37%) Application Packaging
10 6 (0.37%) Oracle Fusion
11 4 (0.25%) ASP.NET MVC
11 4 (0.25%) Flash
11 4 (0.25%) COM
12 3 (0.19%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 3 (0.19%) EDI
12 3 (0.19%) JMS
12 3 (0.19%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 109 (6.78%) Management Information System
2 108 (6.72%) Analytical Skills
3 70 (4.36%) Blackberry
4 45 (2.80%) Computer Science
5 32 (1.99%) Clustering
6 30 (1.87%) Replication
7 29 (1.80%) CMDB
7 29 (1.80%) Mathematics
8 28 (1.74%) Video Conferencing
9 24 (1.49%) Fat Client
9 24 (1.49%) Thin Client
10 22 (1.37%) Open Source
11 20 (1.24%) Performance Metrics
12 16 (1.00%) Private Cloud
12 16 (1.00%) Enterprise Cloud
13 15 (0.93%) FlexPod
14 12 (0.75%) Life Science
14 12 (0.75%) e-Health
15 10 (0.62%) Mainframe
15 10 (0.62%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 692 (43.06%) Windows
2 235 (14.62%) Linux
3 221 (13.75%) Windows Server 2008
4 180 (11.20%) Windows 7
5 158 (9.83%) Windows Server 2003
6 115 (7.16%) UNIX
7 103 (6.41%) Windows Server 2012
8 96 (5.97%) Windows XP
9 91 (5.66%) Windows 8
10 50 (3.11%) Solaris
11 38 (2.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 32 (1.99%) Windows Vista
13 26 (1.62%) Windows 2000 Server
14 23 (1.43%) Windows 2000
14 23 (1.43%) Android
15 20 (1.24%) AIX
16 19 (1.18%) Apple iOS
17 15 (0.93%) Mac OS X
18 10 (0.62%) Ubuntu
18 10 (0.62%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 692 (43.06%) ITIL
2 289 (17.98%) Service Delivery
3 270 (16.80%) Service Management
4 235 (14.62%) Incident Management
5 214 (13.32%) Change Management
6 150 (9.33%) Problem Management
7 141 (8.77%) Root Cause Analysis
8 138 (8.59%) Mentoring
9 127 (7.90%) Continuous Improvement
10 86 (5.35%) Agile Software Development
11 84 (5.23%) Project Management
12 82 (5.10%) Configuration Management
13 74 (4.60%) Capacity Management
14 73 (4.54%) Line Management
15 71 (4.42%) Capacity Planning
16 66 (4.11%) Coaching
17 60 (3.73%) CRM
18 54 (3.36%) ITIL V3
19 53 (3.30%) Time Management
20 50 (3.11%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 202 (12.57%) SQL
2 69 (4.29%) PowerShell
3 40 (2.49%) Java
4 23 (1.43%) Shell Script
5 22 (1.37%) C
6 18 (1.12%) Perl
7 14 (0.87%) C#
8 13 (0.81%) PHP
9 12 (0.75%) JavaScript
10 10 (0.62%) Bash Shell
10 10 (0.62%) Python
10 10 (0.62%) T-SQL
11 6 (0.37%) Ruby
11 6 (0.37%) PL/SQL
11 6 (0.37%) VBScript
12 5 (0.31%) VB
13 4 (0.25%) C++
14 2 (0.12%) ABAP
14 2 (0.12%) VBA
14 2 (0.12%) VB6
Qualifications
1 232 (14.44%) Cisco Certification
2 214 (13.32%) Security Cleared
3 197 (12.26%) CCNA
4 195 (12.13%) Degree
5 185 (11.51%) Microsoft Certification
6 170 (10.58%) SC Cleared
7 104 (6.47%) MCSE
8 101 (6.29%) ITIL Certification
9 97 (6.04%) CCNP
10 96 (5.97%) MCP
11 79 (4.92%) DV Cleared
12 50 (3.11%) MCITP
13 49 (3.05%) MCSA
14 41 (2.55%) A+ Certification
15 31 (1.93%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
16 20 (1.24%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
17 19 (1.18%) MCTS
18 17 (1.06%) CCIE
19 15 (0.93%) HND
20 12 (0.75%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (2.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 31 (1.93%) QA
3 20 (1.24%) PCI DSS
4 19 (1.18%) ISO 9001
5 11 (0.68%) COBIT
6 5 (0.31%) HIPAA
6 5 (0.31%) HL7
7 3 (0.19%) ISO 9000
7 3 (0.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 3 (0.19%) DICOM
8 2 (0.12%) ISO 14001
9 1 (0.062%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 1 (0.062%) JSP 440
System Software
1 362 (22.53%) Active Directory
2 220 (13.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 109 (6.78%) Hyper-V
4 76 (4.73%) vSphere
5 39 (2.43%) XenApp
6 26 (1.62%) VMware ESX
7 22 (1.37%) XenDesktop
7 22 (1.37%) VMware ESXi
7 22 (1.37%) Terminal Services
8 20 (1.24%) Firmware
9 13 (0.81%) UAG
9 13 (0.81%) vCloud
10 9 (0.56%) Microsoft App-V
11 8 (0.50%) Oracle RAC
11 8 (0.50%) XenServer
11 8 (0.50%) Forefront TMG
11 8 (0.50%) ISA Server
12 6 (0.37%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 6 (0.37%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 6 (0.37%) Kamailio
Systems Management
1 52 (3.24%) SCCM
2 37 (2.30%) Backup Exec
3 30 (1.87%) Nagios
4 26 (1.62%) HP Data Protector
4 26 (1.62%) SCOM
5 25 (1.56%) Opsview
5 25 (1.56%) Cisco Prime
5 25 (1.56%) Cisco LMS
6 20 (1.24%) NetBackup
7 17 (1.06%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 15 (0.93%) HP SIM
9 13 (0.81%) CiscoWorks
10 12 (0.75%) Norton AntiVirus
11 8 (0.50%) WSUS
12 7 (0.44%) cPanel
12 7 (0.44%) Oracle RMAN
12 7 (0.44%) Cisco CUCM
12 7 (0.44%) Plesk
13 6 (0.37%) Data Guard
13 6 (0.37%) Cisco IPCC
Vendors
1 581 (36.15%) Microsoft
2 360 (22.40%) Cisco
3 325 (20.22%) VMware
4 182 (11.33%) HP
5 150 (9.33%) Citrix
6 121 (7.53%) Juniper
7 91 (5.66%) Oracle
8 85 (5.29%) Symantec
9 60 (3.73%) CheckPoint
10 52 (3.24%) F5
11 50 (3.11%) Dell
11 50 (3.11%) Remedy
12 39 (2.43%) SAP
12 39 (2.43%) Huawei
13 35 (2.18%) NetApp
14 31 (1.93%) Blue Coat
15 29 (1.80%) Red Hat
16 28 (1.74%) Avaya
17 26 (1.62%) IBM
18 25 (1.56%) EMC
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £18000 - £23000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Brightred Resourcing Limited
Salary: Up to £22,000 per annum Plus Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
West Sussex
Clearwater People Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £40000 Per Annum Excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Hungerford, Berkshire
Connectus
Salary: £20000 - £24000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Connectus
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Connectus
Salary: £20000 - £26000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Hampshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Interact Consulting
Salary: 28-35k
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Henderson Scott
Salary: From £22,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
ComputaCenter
Salary: comprehensive flexible benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
set2recruit
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxfordshire
Syntax Consultancy
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxfordshire
Syntax Consultancy
Posted: 2 days ago
Sussex
Sure Recruitment
Posted: 2 days ago
Surrey
Clearwater People Solutions
Salary: £26000 - £28000 Per Annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
EXCELerate
Salary: Circa £50k plus Bonus, Health Care and Pension
Posted: 3 days ago
Surrey
Fintrax
Salary: £competitive + Pension,health, life cover
Posted: 3 days ago
Kent
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £15,000 to £25,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxfordshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + BENEFITS
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Imperative People
Salary: £20000.00 - £25000.00 per annum + full bens
Posted: 4 days ago