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

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 76 87 93
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +6
Permanent jobs citing SLA 764 725 681
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 3.68% 3.20% 3.09%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 32.80% 29.09% 28.64%
Number of salaries quoted 595 523 506
Average salary £32,500 £32,500 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -12.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £21,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £33,665 £34,000 £37,250
% change year-on-year
-0.98% -8.72%
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
2329 2492 2378
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 11.23% 11.00% 10.78%
Number of salaries quoted 1877 1906 1870
Average salary £42,500 £40,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.93% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,250 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 -5 202 £35,000 -6.66% 20
Surrey +41 191 £32,500 - 10
Buckinghamshire +30 132 £27,950 -0.17% 15
Hampshire -1 121 £26,000 -3.70% 16
West Sussex +13 38 £37,500 +15.38% 6
Kent -9 37 £25,000 -15.25% 4
Oxfordshire +7 25 £33,000 -8.33% 1
Middlesex +10 7 £25,000 -28.57%
East Sussex -1 5 £30,000 -14.28% 1
Sussex - 3 £52,500 - 1
M4 Corridor - 1 £52,500 -
SLA
England

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

1 765 (46.11%) Windows
2 697 (42.01%) ITIL
3 647 (39.00%) Microsoft
4 418 (25.20%) VMware
5 411 (24.77%) Active Directory
6 367 (22.12%) MS Excel
7 348 (20.98%) Cisco
8 280 (16.88%) VMware Infrastructure
9 277 (16.70%) Firewall
10 275 (16.58%) MS Exchange
11 267 (16.09%) Service Delivery
12 264 (15.91%) Windows Server 2008
13 251 (15.13%) MS Office
14 249 (15.01%) Linux
15 240 (14.47%) Incident Management
16 239 (14.41%) SQL
17 237 (14.29%) Service Management
18 234 (14.10%) Change Management
19 223 (13.44%) Security Cleared
20 214 (12.90%) WAN
20 214 (12.90%) Cisco Certification
21 208 (12.54%) DNS
22 199 (12.00%) Microsoft Certification
23 197 (11.87%) Windows 7
24 196 (11.81%) LAN
24 196 (11.81%) Finance
25 184 (11.09%) Telecoms
25 184 (11.09%) Windows Server 2003
26 182 (10.97%) HP
27 179 (10.79%) TCP/IP

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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
1 275 (16.58%) MS Exchange
2 156 (9.40%) Exchange Server 2010
3 103 (6.21%) SharePoint
4 89 (5.36%) Exchange Server 2007
5 66 (3.98%) IIS
6 58 (3.50%) Lync
7 45 (2.71%) Exchange Server 2003
8 41 (2.47%) Exchange Server 2013
9 27 (1.63%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 14 (0.84%) Exchange Server 2000
11 13 (0.78%) Drupal
11 13 (0.78%) Office Communications Server
11 13 (0.78%) Apache
12 12 (0.72%) JBoss
12 12 (0.72%) SharePoint 2013
13 11 (0.66%) CMS
14 10 (0.60%) Tomcat
15 7 (0.42%) WebLogic
15 7 (0.42%) IBM Notes
16 6 (0.36%) WebSphere
Applications
1 367 (22.12%) MS Excel
2 251 (15.13%) MS Office
3 17 (1.02%) MS Visio
4 16 (0.96%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.12%) MS Project
6 1 (0.060%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 8 (0.48%) Oracle EBS
2 7 (0.42%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 7 (0.42%) Summit
3 6 (0.36%) assyst
4 4 (0.24%) Dynamics NAV
5 3 (0.18%) Dynamics CRM
5 3 (0.18%) Dynamics AX
5 3 (0.18%) MFGPRO
5 3 (0.18%) Oracle Financials
5 3 (0.18%) SAP ERP
5 3 (0.18%) Oracle EBS R12
6 2 (0.12%) Remedy ITSM
6 2 (0.12%) Oracle General Ledger
6 2 (0.12%) SAP CO
6 2 (0.12%) Oracle Receivables
6 2 (0.12%) Oracle Assets
6 2 (0.12%) Oracle E-Business Tax
6 2 (0.12%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
6 2 (0.12%) Agresso
6 2 (0.12%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 30 (1.81%) Office 365
2 29 (1.75%) Amazon AWS
3 18 (1.08%) Cloud Computing
4 11 (0.66%) SaaS
5 6 (0.36%) Microsoft Azure
6 4 (0.24%) Google Analytics
7 3 (0.18%) IaaS
8 1 (0.060%) SuccessFactors
8 1 (0.060%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 277 (16.70%) Firewall
2 214 (12.90%) WAN
3 208 (12.54%) DNS
4 196 (11.81%) LAN
5 179 (10.79%) TCP/IP
6 114 (6.87%) DHCP
7 103 (6.21%) VPN
8 92 (5.55%) SAN
9 85 (5.12%) Internet
10 69 (4.16%) Cisco ASA
11 58 (3.50%) VoIP
12 57 (3.44%) Cisco Nexus
13 56 (3.38%) BGP
14 46 (2.77%) Ethernet
15 42 (2.53%) Wireless
16 39 (2.35%) MPLS
17 38 (2.29%) EIGRP
17 38 (2.29%) Cisco IOS
18 36 (2.17%) OSPF
19 34 (2.05%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 163 (9.83%) SQL Server
2 69 (4.16%) MySQL
3 27 (1.63%) SQL Server 2008
4 25 (1.51%) Relational Database
5 21 (1.27%) Oracle Database
6 19 (1.15%) SQL Server 2005
7 15 (0.90%) RDBMS
7 15 (0.90%) SQL Server 2012
8 12 (0.72%) Oracle Reports
8 12 (0.72%) Data Warehouse
9 9 (0.54%) BusinessObjects
9 9 (0.54%) Big Data
10 8 (0.48%) DB2
11 7 (0.42%) Oracle Database 11g
12 6 (0.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 6 (0.36%) Data Mining
12 6 (0.36%) SQLPlus
13 5 (0.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 5 (0.30%) QlikView
13 5 (0.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 15 (0.90%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 8 (0.48%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (0.30%) Apache Ivy
4 4 (0.24%) Visual Studio
5 2 (0.12%) MSI
5 2 (0.12%) JIRA
5 2 (0.12%) Redmine
6 1 (0.060%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 1 (0.060%) TestNG
6 1 (0.060%) Subversion
6 1 (0.060%) JUnit
6 1 (0.060%) Dreamweaver
General
1 196 (11.81%) Finance
2 184 (11.09%) Telecoms
3 55 (3.32%) Retail
4 32 (1.93%) Manufacturing
5 28 (1.69%) Marketing
5 28 (1.69%) German Language
6 23 (1.39%) French Language
7 22 (1.33%) Legal
8 15 (0.90%) Banking
9 13 (0.78%) Billing
9 13 (0.78%) Advertising
10 12 (0.72%) Pharmaceutical
10 12 (0.72%) Spanish Language
11 11 (0.66%) Back Office
12 9 (0.54%) Financial Institution
13 8 (0.48%) Law
14 7 (0.42%) Front Office
15 6 (0.36%) Electronics
15 6 (0.36%) Local Government
16 4 (0.24%) Russian Language
Job Titles
1 393 (23.69%) Analyst
2 212 (12.78%) Support Engineer
3 183 (11.03%) Support Analyst
4 136 (8.20%) Service Analyst
5 119 (7.17%) 1st Line Support
6 118 (7.11%) Service Desk Analyst
7 96 (5.79%) Service Manager
7 96 (5.79%) Administrator
8 90 (5.42%) IT Support
9 89 (5.36%) 2nd Line Support
10 87 (5.24%) Team Leader
11 77 (4.64%) Network Engineer
12 73 (4.40%) Delivery Manager
13 62 (3.74%) Systems Administrator
14 60 (3.62%) 1st Line Support Analyst
15 58 (3.50%) Technical Support
16 57 (3.44%) Applications Support
17 55 (3.32%) Technical Engineer
18 54 (3.25%) Services Delivery Manager
18 54 (3.25%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (2.11%) .NET
2 25 (1.51%) HTML
2 25 (1.51%) Web Services
3 24 (1.45%) Middleware
4 20 (1.21%) CSS
5 14 (0.84%) ASP.NET
6 12 (0.72%) XML
7 11 (0.66%) Application Packaging
8 9 (0.54%) J2EE
9 8 (0.48%) SOAP
9 8 (0.48%) REST
10 7 (0.42%) .NET Framework
10 7 (0.42%) Ajax
11 6 (0.36%) 802.1X
12 4 (0.24%) Oracle Fusion
12 4 (0.24%) ASP.NET MVC
12 4 (0.24%) EDI
13 3 (0.18%) JMS
13 3 (0.18%) XMPP
13 3 (0.18%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 178 (10.73%) Data Centre
2 119 (7.17%) Management Information System
3 114 (6.87%) Analytical Skills
4 70 (4.22%) Blackberry
5 48 (2.89%) Clustering
6 39 (2.35%) Computer Science
7 35 (2.11%) Replication
8 29 (1.75%) Video Conferencing
9 23 (1.39%) Mathematics
10 20 (1.21%) HP Storage
11 19 (1.15%) CMDB
12 18 (1.08%) FlexPod
13 16 (0.96%) Handset
14 15 (0.90%) Thin Client
14 15 (0.90%) EPoS
14 15 (0.90%) e-Health
14 15 (0.90%) PKI
14 15 (0.90%) Fat Client
15 13 (0.78%) Life Science
16 12 (0.72%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 765 (46.11%) Windows
2 264 (15.91%) Windows Server 2008
3 249 (15.01%) Linux
4 197 (11.87%) Windows 7
5 184 (11.09%) Windows Server 2003
6 138 (8.32%) Windows Server 2012
7 126 (7.59%) UNIX
8 117 (7.05%) Windows XP
9 100 (6.03%) Windows 8
10 42 (2.53%) Windows Vista
11 36 (2.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 29 (1.75%) Solaris
13 25 (1.51%) Mac OS X
14 23 (1.39%) Android
15 21 (1.27%) Windows 2000 Server
16 19 (1.15%) Windows 2000
17 17 (1.02%) Data ONTAP
18 14 (0.84%) Apple iOS
19 12 (0.72%) SUSE
20 10 (0.60%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 697 (42.01%) ITIL
2 267 (16.09%) Service Delivery
3 240 (14.47%) Incident Management
4 237 (14.29%) Service Management
5 234 (14.10%) Change Management
6 146 (8.80%) Problem Management
7 140 (8.44%) Mentoring
8 123 (7.41%) Root Cause Analysis
9 104 (6.27%) Continuous Improvement
10 94 (5.67%) Configuration Management
11 93 (5.61%) Agile Software Development
12 82 (4.94%) Project Management
13 79 (4.76%) Line Management
14 70 (4.22%) Coaching
14 70 (4.22%) Capacity Management
15 63 (3.80%) Capacity Planning
16 58 (3.50%) Change Control
16 58 (3.50%) Asset Management
16 58 (3.50%) SDLC
17 57 (3.44%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 239 (14.41%) SQL
2 70 (4.22%) PowerShell
3 32 (1.93%) Java
4 23 (1.39%) Perl
5 22 (1.33%) Shell Script
6 20 (1.21%) T-SQL
7 16 (0.96%) C#
8 14 (0.84%) VBScript
9 13 (0.78%) PHP
10 11 (0.66%) C
10 11 (0.66%) Python
10 11 (0.66%) JavaScript
11 8 (0.48%) Bash Shell
12 7 (0.42%) VB
13 6 (0.36%) PL/SQL
13 6 (0.36%) Ruby
14 4 (0.24%) VB6
14 4 (0.24%) VBA
15 3 (0.18%) C++
15 3 (0.18%) X++
Qualifications
1 223 (13.44%) Security Cleared
2 214 (12.90%) Cisco Certification
3 199 (12.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 178 (10.73%) SC Cleared
5 166 (10.01%) Degree
6 163 (9.83%) CCNA
7 98 (5.91%) ITIL Certification
8 96 (5.79%) MCSE
9 94 (5.67%) CCNP
10 93 (5.61%) MCP
11 84 (5.06%) DV Cleared
12 62 (3.74%) MCITP
13 51 (3.07%) MCSA
14 41 (2.47%) A+ Certification
15 36 (2.17%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
16 30 (1.81%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
17 20 (1.21%) CCIE
18 19 (1.15%) HND
18 19 (1.15%) MCTS
19 14 (0.84%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (2.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 38 (2.29%) QA
3 24 (1.45%) ISO 9001
4 19 (1.15%) PCI DSS
5 7 (0.42%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 6 (0.36%) HL7
7 5 (0.30%) COBIT
7 5 (0.30%) HIPAA
8 4 (0.24%) DICOM
9 3 (0.18%) ISO 9000
10 2 (0.12%) JSP 440
10 2 (0.12%) ISO 14001
11 1 (0.060%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 411 (24.77%) Active Directory
2 280 (16.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 140 (8.44%) Hyper-V
4 80 (4.82%) vSphere
5 32 (1.93%) VMware ESX
6 27 (1.63%) XenApp
7 25 (1.51%) UAG
8 24 (1.45%) VMware ESXi
9 18 (1.08%) Terminal Services
10 15 (0.90%) Firmware
11 12 (0.72%) ISA Server
11 12 (0.72%) Forefront TMG
12 10 (0.60%) Microsoft App-V
13 8 (0.48%) Terminal Server
14 7 (0.42%) Oracle RAC
14 7 (0.42%) XenDesktop
14 7 (0.42%) vCloud
15 5 (0.30%) Microsoft Virtual Server
16 4 (0.24%) XenServer
17 3 (0.18%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 66 (3.98%) SCCM
2 45 (2.71%) SCOM
3 29 (1.75%) HP Data Protector
3 29 (1.75%) Backup Exec
4 23 (1.39%) Nagios
5 22 (1.33%) NetBackup
6 21 (1.27%) HP SIM
7 20 (1.21%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 20 (1.21%) Cisco Prime
8 18 (1.08%) Opsview
9 15 (0.90%) Cisco LMS
10 12 (0.72%) SCVMM
11 11 (0.66%) CiscoWorks
12 10 (0.60%) Forefront Identity Manager
13 9 (0.54%) Cisco CUCM
14 8 (0.48%) Norton AntiVirus
15 6 (0.36%) Oracle RMAN
15 6 (0.36%) Data Guard
15 6 (0.36%) Plesk
15 6 (0.36%) cPanel
Vendors
1 647 (39.00%) Microsoft
2 418 (25.20%) VMware
3 348 (20.98%) Cisco
4 182 (10.97%) HP
5 150 (9.04%) Citrix
6 111 (6.69%) Juniper
7 82 (4.94%) Oracle
8 80 (4.82%) Symantec
9 60 (3.62%) Remedy
10 57 (3.44%) CheckPoint
11 51 (3.07%) Computacenter
11 51 (3.07%) SAP
11 51 (3.07%) Dell
11 51 (3.07%) F5
12 36 (2.17%) NetApp
13 31 (1.87%) Blue Coat
14 30 (1.81%) Avaya
15 29 (1.75%) IBM
16 28 (1.69%) EMC
17 27 (1.63%) 3PAR
South East
Vodafone
Posted: 10 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
ComputaCenter
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
ComputaCenter
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
ComputaCenter
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
ComputaCenter
Salary: + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Interact Consulting
Salary: 30-35k
Posted: Yesterday
Slough, Berkshire
Spencer Rose
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Newbury, Berkshire
Executive Resource Group
Salary: Up to £45k+ Car Allowance + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Kent
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Talent Crew
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Newbury, Berkshire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £22000 - £28000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Brighton, East Sussex
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Posted: Yesterday
Kent
Proactive Appointments
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
South East
Vodafone
Posted: 2 days ago
Berkshire
Networking People
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Hampshire
Hudson IT
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Salary: From £34,000 to £36,000 per annum Flex Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Salary: From £34,000 to £37,000 per annum Flexible Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Colas Limited
Salary: Competitive + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Horsham, West Sussex
Cyber Team
Salary: From £23,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago