The table below looks at the statistics for SLA skills in IT jobs advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SLA over the 3 months to 26 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 94 56 56
Rank change year-on-year
-38 0
Permanent jobs citing SLA 165 245 254
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 2.76% 4.42% 4.46%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 31.79% 40.43% 33.07%
Number of salaries quoted 134 180 204
Average salary £36,000 £32,500 £36,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.76% -11.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £20,800 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £42,500 £43,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
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 West region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
519 606 768
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 8.69% 10.94% 13.47%
Number of salaries quoted 404 472 653
Average salary £39,500 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.25% -

SLA
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SLA across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

SLA Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

SLA
Salary Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SLA across the South West region.

SLA Salary Trend in the South West

SLA
Salary Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SLA across the South West region over the 3 months to 26 January 2015.

SLA Salary Histogram in the South West

SLA
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SLA within the South West region over the 3 months to 26 January 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
Bristol -10 58 £35,000 +12.90% 9
Wiltshire -21 40 £38,000 +26.66% 7
Gloucestershire +4 24 £32,500 +18.18% 1
Somerset -3 12 £37,500 - 4
Dorset -46 11 £37,500 +4.16% 3
Devon -22 9 £34,750 +44.79%
Cornwall +1 8 £35,000 +48.93% 2
Avon - 1 £34,500 -
SLA
England

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT jobs across the South West 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.

1 163 (43.82%) ITIL
2 159 (42.74%) Windows
3 124 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 90 (24.19%) SQL
4 90 (24.19%) Finance
5 86 (23.12%) Active Directory
6 74 (19.89%) Service Delivery
7 73 (19.62%) Firewall
8 67 (18.01%) Change Management
9 63 (16.94%) SQL Server
10 62 (16.67%) Linux
11 59 (15.86%) MS Excel
12 58 (15.59%) Windows Server 2008
13 57 (15.32%) MS Office
13 57 (15.32%) VMware
14 56 (15.05%) Cisco
15 49 (13.17%) Analytical Skills
16 47 (12.63%) Service Management
16 47 (12.63%) Problem Management
17 46 (12.37%) Windows Server 2003
18 43 (11.56%) WAN
19 41 (11.02%) Oracle
20 39 (10.48%) LAN
20 39 (10.48%) Degree
21 36 (9.68%) Configuration Management
22 35 (9.41%) Cisco Certification
22 35 (9.41%) Windows 7
23 33 (8.87%) CCNA
23 33 (8.87%) SharePoint
24 32 (8.60%) Incident Management

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT jobs across the South West 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 33 (8.87%) SharePoint
2 28 (7.53%) MS Exchange
3 13 (3.49%) IIS
4 11 (2.96%) Apache
4 11 (2.96%) Tomcat
4 11 (2.96%) Exchange Server 2010
5 8 (2.15%) Exchange Server 2003
6 7 (1.88%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 5 (1.34%) Jetty
8 4 (1.08%) Exchange Server 2007
9 3 (0.81%) Exchange Server 2013
10 2 (0.54%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 2 (0.54%) JBoss
11 1 (0.27%) Oracle Workflow
11 1 (0.27%) Lync
Applications
1 59 (15.86%) MS Excel
2 57 (15.32%) MS Office
3 8 (2.15%) MS PowerPoint
4 7 (1.88%) MS Project
5 2 (0.54%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.27%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 14 (3.76%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (2.69%) Oracle EBS
3 7 (1.88%) Changepoint
4 3 (0.81%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (0.81%) Oracle General Ledger
4 3 (0.81%) Oracle EBS R12
4 3 (0.81%) Oracle iProcurement
4 3 (0.81%) Oracle Payables
4 3 (0.81%) Oracle Cash Management
4 3 (0.81%) Oracle Assets
4 3 (0.81%) Oracle Internet Expenses
5 2 (0.54%) TIBCO iProcess
6 1 (0.27%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.54%) SaaS
2 1 (0.27%) Office 365
2 1 (0.27%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 73 (19.62%) Firewall
2 43 (11.56%) WAN
3 39 (10.48%) LAN
4 28 (7.53%) TCP/IP
4 28 (7.53%) DNS
5 27 (7.26%) VPN
6 26 (6.99%) DHCP
7 22 (5.91%) MPLS
8 15 (4.03%) SAN
9 14 (3.76%) VLAN
10 11 (2.96%) ISDN
11 9 (2.42%) NAS
12 8 (2.15%) VoIP
13 7 (1.88%) Unified Communications
14 6 (1.61%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
14 6 (1.61%) BIG-IP
14 6 (1.61%) BGP
14 6 (1.61%) EIGRP
15 5 (1.34%) Internet
15 5 (1.34%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (16.94%) SQL Server
2 20 (5.38%) MySQL
3 17 (4.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 16 (4.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 14 (3.76%) SQL Server 2008
6 12 (3.23%) SQL Server 2012
6 12 (3.23%) Relational Database
7 8 (2.15%) Oracle Database
7 8 (2.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 8 (2.15%) DB2
7 8 (2.15%) Data Warehouse
8 7 (1.88%) Oracle Database 11g
9 6 (1.61%) Oracle BI EE
10 5 (1.34%) OLAP
10 5 (1.34%) SQL Server 2005
11 4 (1.08%) Oracle Reports
11 4 (1.08%) SQLPlus
11 4 (1.08%) Data Mining
11 4 (1.08%) OLTP
12 3 (0.81%) Oracle Discoverer
Development Applications
1 10 (2.69%) Rational Performance Tester
1 10 (2.69%) Jenkins
2 9 (2.42%) JIRA
3 7 (1.88%) JUnit
3 7 (1.88%) Eclipse
4 6 (1.61%) Git (software)
5 5 (1.34%) Team Foundation Server
5 5 (1.34%) Hudson
5 5 (1.34%) Ant
5 5 (1.34%) Bugzilla
6 4 (1.08%) Toad
7 3 (0.81%) Visual Studio
8 2 (0.54%) JMeter
8 2 (0.54%) Subversion
8 2 (0.54%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 90 (24.19%) Finance
2 22 (5.91%) Banking
3 19 (5.11%) Telecoms
4 14 (3.76%) Legal
5 13 (3.49%) Law
5 13 (3.49%) Retail
6 9 (2.42%) Advertising
7 6 (1.61%) Local Government
8 3 (0.81%) General Ledger
9 2 (0.54%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.27%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 68 (18.28%) Analyst
2 49 (13.17%) Service Manager
3 47 (12.63%) Support Engineer
4 36 (9.68%) Support Analyst
5 26 (6.99%) Administrator
6 25 (6.72%) 2nd Line Support
6 25 (6.72%) Service Desk Manager
7 24 (6.45%) DBA
8 23 (6.18%) Applications Support
8 23 (6.18%) SQL DBA
9 18 (4.84%) Technical Engineer
10 17 (4.57%) Field Engineer
10 17 (4.57%) Systems Administrator
11 16 (4.30%) 1st Line Support
11 16 (4.30%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
11 16 (4.30%) IT Support
12 13 (3.49%) Service Analyst
12 13 (3.49%) Technical Support
12 13 (3.49%) Service Desk Analyst
13 12 (3.23%) Help Desk Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (3.76%) XML
2 13 (3.49%) .NET
3 9 (2.42%) Middleware
4 8 (2.15%) J2EE
5 7 (1.88%) Oracle Fusion
6 5 (1.34%) Web Services
6 5 (1.34%) Spring
6 5 (1.34%) MDX
7 4 (1.08%) HTML
7 4 (1.08%) CSS
8 3 (0.81%) XSD
9 2 (0.54%) XSLT
9 2 (0.54%) WSDL
9 2 (0.54%) Struts
9 2 (0.54%) LAMP
9 2 (0.54%) Software Packaging
9 2 (0.54%) jQuery
9 2 (0.54%) HTML5
10 1 (0.27%) WPF
10 1 (0.27%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 49 (13.17%) Analytical Skills
2 27 (7.26%) Management Information System
3 17 (4.57%) Computer Science
4 10 (2.69%) Statistics
5 8 (2.15%) Blackberry
6 7 (1.88%) Mathematics
7 6 (1.61%) Wiki
7 6 (1.61%) NHS
8 5 (1.34%) Replication
8 5 (1.34%) Clustering
8 5 (1.34%) Video Conferencing
9 4 (1.08%) IBM Mainframe
9 4 (1.08%) Mainframe
10 3 (0.81%) CMDB
10 3 (0.81%) Visualisation
10 3 (0.81%) Open Source
11 2 (0.54%) Health Informatics
11 2 (0.54%) Informatics
11 2 (0.54%) IVR
11 2 (0.54%) PACS
Operating Systems
1 159 (42.74%) Windows
2 62 (16.67%) Linux
3 58 (15.59%) Windows Server 2008
4 46 (12.37%) Windows Server 2003
5 35 (9.41%) Windows 7
6 28 (7.53%) Windows Server 2012
7 27 (7.26%) UNIX
8 15 (4.03%) Solaris
8 15 (4.03%) AIX
9 13 (3.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 11 (2.96%) Windows XP
11 9 (2.42%) Ubuntu
11 9 (2.42%) CentOS
12 8 (2.15%) Windows Vista
13 5 (1.34%) Windows 2000 Server
13 5 (1.34%) Debian
13 5 (1.34%) Windows 2000
13 5 (1.34%) Windows 8
14 4 (1.08%) Oracle Linux
15 3 (0.81%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 163 (43.82%) ITIL
2 74 (19.89%) Service Delivery
3 67 (18.01%) Change Management
4 47 (12.63%) Service Management
4 47 (12.63%) Problem Management
5 36 (9.68%) Configuration Management
6 32 (8.60%) Incident Management
6 32 (8.60%) Mentoring
7 28 (7.53%) Time Management
8 26 (6.99%) Change Control
8 26 (6.99%) Coaching
8 26 (6.99%) ITSM
9 25 (6.72%) Line Management
10 23 (6.18%) CRM
11 19 (5.11%) Release Management
11 19 (5.11%) Root Cause Analysis
11 19 (5.11%) Continuous Improvement
12 18 (4.84%) Risk Management
13 17 (4.57%) Project Management
13 17 (4.57%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 90 (24.19%) SQL
2 18 (4.84%) T-SQL
3 12 (3.23%) Java
4 9 (2.42%) JavaScript
5 6 (1.61%) Shell Script
6 5 (1.34%) PL/SQL
7 3 (0.81%) PowerShell
7 3 (0.81%) C#
7 3 (0.81%) Perl
7 3 (0.81%) PHP
7 3 (0.81%) VBScript
7 3 (0.81%) VB
7 3 (0.81%) VB.NET
7 3 (0.81%) VBA
8 2 (0.54%) C
8 2 (0.54%) AWK
8 2 (0.54%) XPath
Qualifications
1 39 (10.48%) Degree
2 35 (9.41%) Cisco Certification
3 33 (8.87%) CCNA
4 31 (8.33%) Security Cleared
5 28 (7.53%) SC Cleared
6 19 (5.11%) Microsoft Certification
6 19 (5.11%) ITIL Certification
7 16 (4.30%) MCP
8 14 (3.76%) DV Cleared
9 9 (2.42%) CCNP
10 7 (1.88%) CCDP
10 7 (1.88%) MCITP
11 6 (1.61%) MCTS
11 6 (1.61%) Check Point Certification
12 4 (1.08%) MCSE
13 2 (0.54%) Siebel Certification
13 2 (0.54%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 2 (0.54%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 2 (0.54%) MCDST
13 2 (0.54%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (2.15%) QA
2 2 (0.54%) HL7
3 1 (0.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 86 (23.12%) Active Directory
2 24 (6.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (3.23%) VMware ESXi
3 12 (3.23%) vCloud
3 12 (3.23%) Firmware
4 11 (2.96%) Terminal Services
5 5 (1.34%) Hyper-V
5 5 (1.34%) XenApp
6 4 (1.08%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.27%) Oracle RMAN
7 1 (0.27%) ProxySG
7 1 (0.27%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (0.27%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 1 (0.27%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 20 (5.38%) NetBackup
1 20 (5.38%) SCCM
2 18 (4.84%) SCOM
3 12 (3.23%) HP Data Protector
3 12 (3.23%) HP SIM
3 12 (3.23%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 7 (1.88%) Backup Exec
5 5 (1.34%) WSUS
5 5 (1.34%) OpenView
5 5 (1.34%) Unicenter
5 5 (1.34%) Puppet
5 5 (1.34%) Nagios
6 3 (0.81%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 2 (0.54%) Casper Suite
7 2 (0.54%) CiscoWorks
8 1 (0.27%) Legato
8 1 (0.27%) Tivoli
8 1 (0.27%) EMC NetWorker
8 1 (0.27%) Netcool
8 1 (0.27%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 124 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 57 (15.32%) VMware
3 56 (15.05%) Cisco
4 41 (11.02%) Oracle
5 29 (7.80%) HP
6 28 (7.53%) CheckPoint
7 25 (6.72%) F5
8 22 (5.91%) Symantec
9 21 (5.65%) Red Hat
10 20 (5.38%) Citrix
10 20 (5.38%) IBM
11 17 (4.57%) Juniper
12 16 (4.30%) Riverbed
13 13 (3.49%) NetApp
14 10 (2.69%) Avaya
14 10 (2.69%) NetScout
15 8 (2.15%) SolarWinds
16 7 (1.88%) Dell
16 7 (1.88%) Siebel
17 6 (1.61%) Sun
Clevedon, North Somerset
Genium Selection
Salary: £30,000 - £40,000 per year
Posted: 3 hours ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
FT Select
Salary: From £28,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + On Call plus Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cornwall
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £18000 - £21000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Truro, Cornwall
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £30000 - £350000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Wiltshire
Ping IT Recruitment ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £48,000 per annum Plus flexible benfits package
Posted: 3 days ago
Chippenham
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Chippenham
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £18000.00 - £19000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Westek Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: 4 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Prolinx
Salary: From £20,000 to £24,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Fasthosts Internet Limited
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Swindon
Bluefire Consulting
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + £6,000 Car, Bonus, Pension
Posted: 12 days ago
Bristol
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £36000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Bristol
Everything Everywhere
Salary: Competitive + benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
Bristol, Avon
EE
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
Bristol
Everything Everywhere
Salary: Competitive + Bens
Posted: 17 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Pension
Posted: 22 days ago