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 22 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
England / South East
Rank 82 74 77
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +3
Permanent jobs citing SLA 503 757 789
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 3.42% 3.87% 3.84%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 31.98% 30.51% 33.91%
Number of salaries quoted 423 649 544
Median salary £36,000 £36,500 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-1.36% +1.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £21,500 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £59,000 £58,250
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-7.14% -

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
1573 2481 2327
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 10.70% 12.68% 11.32%
Number of salaries quoted 1306 2075 1784
Median salary £45,000 £47,500 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +6.74%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £67,500 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £45,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +8.43%

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 22 January 2017.

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 22 January 2017. 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 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
Surrey +8 136 £37,000 +15.99% 6
Berkshire -12 135 £32,500 -35.00% 6
Hampshire -33 80 £37,500 - 11
Buckinghamshire +23 64 £29,250 +17.00% 5
East Sussex +31 30 £45,000 +20.00% 2
West Sussex +7 25 £52,500 +17.31%
Kent -20 17 £46,250 +54.16% 2
Oxfordshire +20 13 £28,500 -13.63% 1
Sussex - 3 £62,500 -
Home Counties - 1 £32,500 -
SLA
England

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 22 January 2017, 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.

1 397 (36.90%) ITIL
2 387 (35.97%) Windows
3 346 (32.16%) Microsoft
4 236 (21.93%) MS Excel
5 222 (20.63%) Active Directory
6 189 (17.57%) Cisco
7 178 (16.54%) Finance
8 170 (15.80%) Service Delivery
9 167 (15.52%) Windows Server
10 150 (13.94%) MS Office
11 146 (13.57%) VMware
12 139 (12.92%) SQL Server
13 137 (12.73%) Service Management
14 136 (12.64%) Firewall
15 131 (12.17%) SQL
15 131 (12.17%) Linux
16 120 (11.15%) Cisco Certification
16 120 (11.15%) MS Exchange
17 119 (11.06%) Analytical Skills
18 116 (10.78%) Telecoms
19 115 (10.69%) Degree
20 111 (10.32%) Windows 7
21 108 (10.04%) Hyper-V
22 107 (9.94%) TCP/IP
23 102 (9.48%) Juniper
24 101 (9.39%) DNS
24 101 (9.39%) ITSM
25 98 (9.11%) Unix
26 97 (9.01%) Incident Management
27 95 (8.83%) Data Centre

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
1 120 (11.15%) MS Exchange
2 40 (3.72%) Exchange Server 2010
3 33 (3.07%) SharePoint
4 22 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2007
5 18 (1.67%) Exchange Server 2013
6 17 (1.58%) IIS
7 14 (1.30%) Skype for Business
8 11 (1.02%) Exchange Server 2003
9 10 (0.93%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 8 (0.74%) IBM Notes
10 8 (0.74%) OpenStack
11 7 (0.65%) Apache Spark
12 6 (0.56%) Confluence
12 6 (0.56%) WebSphere
13 5 (0.46%) Apache
14 4 (0.37%) BizTalk Server
14 4 (0.37%) JBoss
14 4 (0.37%) NetWeaver
14 4 (0.37%) SAS
14 4 (0.37%) WebLogic
Applications
1 236 (21.93%) MS Excel
2 150 (13.94%) MS Office
3 39 (3.62%) MS Visio
4 38 (3.53%) MS PowerPoint
5 11 (1.02%) Spreadsheet
6 5 (0.46%) MS Project
7 2 (0.19%) InfoPath
7 2 (0.19%) Maya
7 2 (0.19%) SPSS
8 1 (0.093%) Final Cut Pro
8 1 (0.093%) QuarkXPress
Business Applications
1 10 (0.93%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 6 (0.56%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (0.46%) FastStats
4 3 (0.28%) Eloqua
4 3 (0.28%) SAP HR
5 2 (0.19%) SAP ERP
6 1 (0.093%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.093%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.093%) HFM
6 1 (0.093%) Hyperion Enterprise
6 1 (0.093%) Hyperion Planning
6 1 (0.093%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 70 (6.51%) Office 365
2 60 (5.58%) Microsoft Azure
3 34 (3.16%) Amazon AWS
4 31 (2.88%) Cloud Computing
5 26 (2.42%) IaaS
6 17 (1.58%) PaaS
6 17 (1.58%) SaaS
7 9 (0.84%) Google Cloud Platform
8 6 (0.56%) Azure Active Directory
8 6 (0.56%) IBM Cloud
8 6 (0.56%) SoftLayer
9 3 (0.28%) Google Analytics
9 3 (0.28%) Oracle CX
9 3 (0.28%) Responsys
9 3 (0.28%) Taleo
10 2 (0.19%) Boomi
11 1 (0.093%) Amazon EC2
11 1 (0.093%) Amazon S3
11 1 (0.093%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 136 (12.64%) Firewall
2 107 (9.94%) TCP/IP
3 101 (9.39%) DNS
4 90 (8.36%) LAN
5 87 (8.09%) WAN
6 86 (7.99%) VPN
7 70 (6.51%) SAN
8 59 (5.48%) Cisco ASA
9 55 (5.11%) BGP
9 55 (5.11%) DHCP
10 50 (4.65%) MPLS
11 47 (4.37%) Wireless
12 42 (3.90%) OSPF
13 40 (3.72%) SNMP
14 36 (3.35%) Network Security
15 35 (3.25%) Internet
16 25 (2.32%) Cisco Nexus
17 23 (2.14%) Unified Communications
18 22 (2.04%) SSL
19 21 (1.95%) Junos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 139 (12.92%) SQL Server
2 45 (4.18%) SQL Server 2008
3 26 (2.42%) Oracle Database
4 25 (2.32%) Relational Database
5 24 (2.23%) MySQL
6 23 (2.14%) Big Data
7 21 (1.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 19 (1.77%) SQL Server 2005
9 15 (1.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 13 (1.21%) Hadoop
11 11 (1.02%) BusinessObjects
12 10 (0.93%) SQL Server 2012
13 9 (0.84%) Oracle Database 11g
13 9 (0.84%) Power BI
14 8 (0.74%) SQL Server 2014
15 7 (0.65%) Data Warehouse
16 6 (0.56%) OLAP
16 6 (0.56%) RDBMS
16 6 (0.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 5 (0.46%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 37 (3.44%) JIRA
2 11 (1.02%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (0.56%) Git (software)
3 6 (0.56%) git-flow
3 6 (0.56%) Selenium
3 6 (0.56%) Vagrant
4 5 (0.46%) Jenkins
4 5 (0.46%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 5 (0.46%) Talend Open Studio
5 4 (0.37%) Cucumber
5 4 (0.37%) HP UFT
5 4 (0.37%) Hudson
5 4 (0.37%) JUnit
5 4 (0.37%) MSI
5 4 (0.37%) PeopleTools
6 2 (0.19%) Rational Rhapsody
7 1 (0.093%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.093%) WebDriver
General
1 178 (16.54%) Finance
2 116 (10.78%) Telecoms
3 32 (2.97%) Electronics
3 32 (2.97%) Retail
4 30 (2.79%) Billing
5 25 (2.32%) Marketing
6 23 (2.14%) Manufacturing
7 20 (1.86%) Banking
8 15 (1.39%) Back Office
9 14 (1.30%) Financial Institution
10 12 (1.12%) German Language
11 9 (0.84%) Legal
12 7 (0.65%) Multimedia
13 6 (0.56%) Publishing
14 4 (0.37%) Pharmaceutical
15 3 (0.28%) Automotive
15 3 (0.28%) French Language
16 2 (0.19%) Games
17 1 (0.093%) Aerospace
17 1 (0.093%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 248 (23.05%) Analyst
2 131 (12.17%) Support Engineer
3 117 (10.87%) Service Analyst
4 98 (9.11%) Service Desk Analyst
5 92 (8.55%) Support Analyst
6 83 (7.71%) Service Manager
7 63 (5.86%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 60 (5.58%) Network Engineer
9 53 (4.93%) Services Delivery Manager
10 52 (4.83%) Administrator
10 52 (4.83%) Applications Support
10 52 (4.83%) Delivery Manager
11 51 (4.74%) 1st Line Support
12 50 (4.65%) 2nd Line Support
13 46 (4.28%) IT Manager
14 44 (4.09%) Juniper Engineer
15 40 (3.72%) Security Engineer
16 38 (3.53%) Help Desk Analyst
17 36 (3.35%) Technical Support
18 35 (3.25%) Help Desk Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (3.35%) .NET
2 28 (2.60%) XML
3 14 (1.30%) HTML
4 11 (1.02%) ASP.NET
4 11 (1.02%) Software Packaging
5 9 (0.84%) XSLT
6 7 (0.65%) Middleware
6 7 (0.65%) Oracle GoldenGate
6 7 (0.65%) Web Services
7 6 (0.56%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 6 (0.56%) J2EE
8 5 (0.46%) ADO.NET
8 5 (0.46%) CSS
9 4 (0.37%) EJB
9 4 (0.37%) Java SE
9 4 (0.37%) JMS
9 4 (0.37%) jQuery
9 4 (0.37%) SAP Basis
9 4 (0.37%) WCF
10 3 (0.28%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 119 (11.06%) Analytical Skills
2 95 (8.83%) Data Centre
3 67 (6.23%) Management Information System
4 48 (4.46%) Computer Science
5 37 (3.44%) Blackberry
6 28 (2.60%) Driving Licence
7 25 (2.32%) Clustering
8 24 (2.23%) Statistics
9 21 (1.95%) Security Operations Centre
10 18 (1.67%) Mathematics
11 16 (1.49%) Hybrid Cloud
12 15 (1.39%) CMDB
12 15 (1.39%) Private Cloud
13 14 (1.30%) PKI
14 13 (1.21%) Data Protection Act
14 13 (1.21%) Virtual Team
15 12 (1.12%) Client/Server
15 12 (1.12%) e-Learning
15 12 (1.12%) Physics
16 11 (1.02%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 387 (35.97%) Windows
2 167 (15.52%) Windows Server
3 131 (12.17%) Linux
4 111 (10.32%) Windows 7
5 98 (9.11%) Unix
6 94 (8.74%) Windows Server 2008
7 72 (6.69%) Windows Server 2012
8 66 (6.13%) Windows 8
9 48 (4.46%) Windows XP
10 45 (4.18%) Windows Server 2003
11 23 (2.14%) Windows 10
12 20 (1.86%) Solaris
13 19 (1.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 17 (1.58%) AIX
15 16 (1.49%) Apple iOS
16 14 (1.30%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
17 10 (0.93%) Windows Vista
18 8 (0.74%) Windows 2000
19 6 (0.56%) Mac OS X
19 6 (0.56%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 397 (36.90%) ITIL
2 170 (15.80%) Service Delivery
3 137 (12.73%) Service Management
4 101 (9.39%) ITSM
5 97 (9.01%) Incident Management
6 84 (7.81%) Change Management
7 71 (6.60%) Project Management
8 66 (6.13%) Problem Management
9 60 (5.58%) CRM
10 51 (4.74%) Mentoring
11 49 (4.55%) Stakeholder Management
12 48 (4.46%) Agile Software Development
13 46 (4.28%) Continuous Improvement
13 46 (4.28%) ITIL V3
14 45 (4.18%) Performance Management
15 43 (4.00%) Change Control
16 42 (3.90%) Data Protection
17 40 (3.72%) Analytics
17 40 (3.72%) Line Management
18 39 (3.62%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 131 (12.17%) SQL
2 36 (3.35%) Java
3 28 (2.60%) C#
4 22 (2.04%) PowerShell
5 13 (1.21%) C
6 12 (1.12%) PL/SQL
6 12 (1.12%) T-SQL
7 11 (1.02%) Python
8 10 (0.93%) Ruby
9 9 (0.84%) Perl
10 6 (0.56%) JavaScript
11 5 (0.46%) VB.NET
12 4 (0.37%) AWK
12 4 (0.37%) C++
12 4 (0.37%) sed
12 4 (0.37%) SQR
13 3 (0.28%) ABAP
13 3 (0.28%) Bash Shell
13 3 (0.28%) Shell Script
14 1 (0.093%) PHP
Qualifications
1 120 (11.15%) Cisco Certification
2 115 (10.69%) Degree
3 94 (8.74%) Security Cleared
4 72 (6.69%) SC Cleared
5 69 (6.41%) CCNA
6 67 (6.23%) Microsoft Certification
7 61 (5.67%) ITIL Certification
8 42 (3.90%) JNCIS
9 40 (3.72%) CCNP
10 39 (3.62%) MCSA
11 33 (3.07%) MCP
12 30 (2.79%) JNCIA
13 23 (2.14%) CCIE
13 23 (2.14%) MCSE
14 15 (1.39%) A+ Certification
14 15 (1.39%) CISSP
14 15 (1.39%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
15 14 (1.30%) JNCIP
16 13 (1.21%) CCSE
16 13 (1.21%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (3.62%) QA
2 29 (2.70%) PCI DSS
3 26 (2.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 14 (1.30%) Data Quality
5 8 (0.74%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 4 (0.37%) ISO 9001
7 2 (0.19%) COBIT
7 2 (0.19%) GAMP
7 2 (0.19%) HL7
7 2 (0.19%) ISO22301
System Software
1 222 (20.63%) Active Directory
2 108 (10.04%) Hyper-V
3 92 (8.55%) VMware Infrastructure
4 46 (4.28%) vSphere
5 21 (1.95%) vCloud
6 18 (1.67%) Oracle RAC
7 16 (1.49%) Firmware
7 16 (1.49%) ProxySG
8 9 (0.84%) VMware ESXi
9 7 (0.65%) Apache Flume
9 7 (0.65%) BlackBerry Internet Service
9 7 (0.65%) Terminal Server
9 7 (0.65%) Virtual Servers
10 6 (0.56%) Docker
10 6 (0.56%) Microsoft App-V
11 5 (0.46%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 5 (0.46%) Virtual Machines
11 5 (0.46%) VMware Server
11 5 (0.46%) XenApp
12 4 (0.37%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 25 (2.32%) NetBackup
2 20 (1.86%) Backup Exec
3 19 (1.77%) Nagios
4 14 (1.30%) SCCM
5 11 (1.02%) Ansible
5 11 (1.02%) Control-M
5 11 (1.02%) Oracle RMAN
6 10 (0.93%) SCOM
7 9 (0.84%) Cisco Prime
7 9 (0.84%) Data Guard
7 9 (0.84%) SolarWinds Orion
7 9 (0.84%) WSUS
8 8 (0.74%) Puppet
9 7 (0.65%) Failover Clustering
9 7 (0.65%) HP Data Protector
9 7 (0.65%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 7 (0.65%) vRealize
10 6 (0.56%) BMC PATROL
10 6 (0.56%) Netcool
10 6 (0.56%) OpenView
Vendors
1 346 (32.16%) Microsoft
2 189 (17.57%) Cisco
3 146 (13.57%) VMware
4 102 (9.48%) Juniper
5 94 (8.74%) HP
6 78 (7.25%) Oracle
7 69 (6.41%) Palo Alto
8 56 (5.20%) F5
9 53 (4.93%) CheckPoint
10 51 (4.74%) Citrix
11 43 (4.00%) Dell
12 37 (3.44%) IBM
13 33 (3.07%) Fortinet
14 32 (2.97%) SAP
15 29 (2.70%) NetApp
16 28 (2.60%) Blue Coat
17 26 (2.42%) Remedy
18 25 (2.32%) Avaya
19 24 (2.23%) Huawei
20 23 (2.14%) Salesforce.com
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Boeing
Salary: Competitive Salary
Posted: 3 days ago
Dartford, Kent
IntaPeople
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Middlesex
The North Starr
Salary: £23000 - £28000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £16,000 to £18,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Bluetownonline
Posted: 2 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £21000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
The North Starr
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + training, benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £19500 - £21000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Reed Technology
Salary: £33000 - £44000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Salary: From £55,000 to £60,000 per annum Flexible Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Stott & May
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Eastleigh, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £24000 per annum + benefiits+training+career progression
Posted: 5 days ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £20000.00 - £23000.00 per annum + On call allowance
Posted: 6 days ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Leidos
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Candour Solutions
Salary: Excellent plus outstanding benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Staines, Middlesex
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 5 days ago
West Malling, Kent
Anthony James Consulting
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
RM plc
Salary: £22000 - £28000 per annum + bonus, benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum Flexible Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Milton Keynes
Bluetown Online LTD
Salary: £17000 - £24500 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Woking
Edward Carter Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £30001 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £59500 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Executive Resource Group
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + 20% shift premium + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Eastleigh, Hampshire
Sanderson
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Net Talent
Posted: 4 days ago
Newbury
People Source Consulting
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum + 20% Shift Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Portsmouth
Bluetown Online LTD
Salary: £23000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago
Easy commute from Newbury, Swindon, South Oxon
Questor Resourcing
Salary: to £25k + good benefits
Posted: 17 days ago