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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SLA over the 3 months to 26 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 82 85 74
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -11
Permanent jobs citing SLA 180 206 211
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 3.34% 3.49% 3.48%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 32.97% 29.56% 32.16%
Number of salaries quoted 163 188 175
Median salary £30,000 £35,000 £32,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% +9.37%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,200 £20,940 £21,700
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,200 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £34,250 £33,665 £34,000
% change year-on-year
+1.73% -0.98%
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
546 697 656
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 10.14% 11.82% 10.82%
Number of salaries quoted 460 580 516
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £63,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +4.93%

SLA
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of job ads across the South West 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 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 July 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SLA within the South West region over the 3 months to 26 July 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Bristol +61 65 £30,000 -17.98% 3
Wiltshire -14 44 £30,000 -20.00% 1
Gloucestershire +16 37 £29,500 -16.90% 5
Somerset -25 17 £42,500 +63.46% 2
Devon -1 11 £42,500 +73.46% 2
Dorset -12 2 £29,750 -20.66%
Cornwall -13 2 - -
SLA
England

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 26 July 2016, 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 West region with a requirement for SLA.

1 190 (54.13%) ITIL
2 139 (39.60%) Microsoft
3 132 (37.61%) Windows
4 95 (27.07%) VMware
5 76 (21.65%) Service Delivery
5 76 (21.65%) Firewall
6 75 (21.37%) Active Directory
7 71 (20.23%) MS Exchange
8 66 (18.80%) SQL
9 64 (18.23%) Finance
10 58 (16.52%) Cisco
11 57 (16.24%) SQL Server
12 54 (15.38%) TCP/IP
13 53 (15.10%) Windows Server
14 52 (14.81%) Windows Server 2012
15 51 (14.53%) Exchange Server 2010
16 50 (14.25%) Cisco Certification
16 50 (14.25%) ITIL Certification
16 50 (14.25%) Windows Server 2003
16 50 (14.25%) MS Excel
17 49 (13.96%) Office 365
17 49 (13.96%) Security Cleared
18 48 (13.68%) MS Office
19 46 (13.11%) WAN
20 45 (12.82%) Change Management
21 44 (12.54%) VMware Infrastructure
21 44 (12.54%) Degree
22 43 (12.25%) Linux
22 43 (12.25%) DNS
22 43 (12.25%) Mentoring

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in the South West 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 71 (20.23%) MS Exchange
2 51 (14.53%) Exchange Server 2010
3 36 (10.26%) Exchange Server 2007
4 12 (3.42%) BizTalk Server
5 11 (3.13%) IIS
5 11 (3.13%) SharePoint
6 5 (1.42%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 5 (1.42%) WebSphere
7 4 (1.14%) Skype for Business
8 3 (0.85%) CMS
8 3 (0.85%) MQSeries
8 3 (0.85%) Tomcat
9 2 (0.57%) Exchange Server 2003
10 1 (0.28%) Exchange Server 2013
10 1 (0.28%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 50 (14.25%) MS Excel
2 48 (13.68%) MS Office
3 8 (2.28%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (0.85%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 11 (3.13%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (1.42%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 5 (1.42%) SAP IS-U
2 5 (1.42%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.57%) Maximo
4 1 (0.28%) Eloqua
4 1 (0.28%) Oracle CRM
4 1 (0.28%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 49 (13.96%) Office 365
2 6 (1.71%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (1.71%) SaaS
3 3 (0.85%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 76 (21.65%) Firewall
2 54 (15.38%) TCP/IP
3 46 (13.11%) WAN
4 43 (12.25%) DNS
5 39 (11.11%) VPN
6 36 (10.26%) LAN
7 28 (7.98%) MPLS
8 27 (7.69%) VoIP
9 20 (5.70%) SAN
10 19 (5.41%) DHCP
10 19 (5.41%) Internet
10 19 (5.41%) OSPF
11 17 (4.84%) Cisco ASA
12 14 (3.99%) SMTP
13 13 (3.70%) BGP
14 12 (3.42%) NetScreen
14 12 (3.42%) Wi-Fi
15 11 (3.13%) Remote Desktop
16 10 (2.85%) Broadband
16 10 (2.85%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (16.24%) SQL Server
2 20 (5.70%) SQL Server 2008
3 16 (4.56%) Relational Database
4 14 (3.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 12 (3.42%) RDBMS
6 11 (3.13%) SQL Server 2012
7 9 (2.56%) MS Access
8 6 (1.71%) Crystal Reports
9 5 (1.42%) BusinessObjects
9 5 (1.42%) DB2
10 3 (0.85%) ActiveReports
10 3 (0.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 2 (0.57%) SQL Server 2005
12 1 (0.28%) Data Mining
12 1 (0.28%) Oracle BI EE
12 1 (0.28%) QlikView
12 1 (0.28%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 15 (4.27%) JUnit
1 15 (4.27%) Maven
2 3 (0.85%) Git (software)
2 3 (0.85%) Jenkins
2 3 (0.85%) SonarQube
2 3 (0.85%) Subversion
3 2 (0.57%) Robot Framework
3 2 (0.57%) SoapUI
4 1 (0.28%) PVCS
General
1 64 (18.23%) Finance
2 27 (7.69%) Banking
2 27 (7.69%) Telecoms
3 14 (3.99%) Retail
4 9 (2.56%) Electronics
5 8 (2.28%) Manufacturing
6 7 (1.99%) Marketing
7 5 (1.42%) Billing
8 4 (1.14%) Legal
9 3 (0.85%) Back Office
10 1 (0.28%) Advertising
10 1 (0.28%) Automotive
10 1 (0.28%) Law
Job Titles
1 94 (26.78%) Analyst
2 61 (17.38%) Support Engineer
3 52 (14.81%) Applications Support
4 47 (13.39%) Support Analyst
5 38 (10.83%) 2nd Line Support
6 31 (8.83%) Applications Support Analyst
7 27 (7.69%) Service Manager
8 26 (7.41%) Network Engineer
9 23 (6.55%) Senior Analyst
10 21 (5.98%) Senior Support Analyst
11 20 (5.70%) 3rd Line Engineer
11 20 (5.70%) Developer
12 19 (5.41%) 2nd Line Engineer
12 19 (5.41%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
12 19 (5.41%) 3rd Line Support
12 19 (5.41%) Administrator
12 19 (5.41%) Senior Applications Support
12 19 (5.41%) Senior Applications Support Analyst
13 18 (5.13%) Service Analyst
13 18 (5.13%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (8.83%) Web Services
2 17 (4.84%) .NET
3 14 (3.99%) XML
4 13 (3.70%) ASP.NET
5 12 (3.42%) Spring
6 11 (3.13%) .NET Framework
7 4 (1.14%) HTML
8 3 (0.85%) ASP.NET MVC
8 3 (0.85%) BAPI
8 3 (0.85%) CSS
8 3 (0.85%) J2EE
8 3 (0.85%) SAP ALE
8 3 (0.85%) SAP Smart Forms
9 2 (0.57%) Classic ASP
9 2 (0.57%) SOAP
9 2 (0.57%) WebCenter
10 1 (0.28%) Flash
10 1 (0.28%) Middleware
10 1 (0.28%) XSL
10 1 (0.28%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 39 (11.11%) Management Information System
2 36 (10.26%) Data Centre
3 35 (9.97%) Analytical Skills
4 25 (7.12%) Driving Licence
5 18 (5.13%) Credit Risk
5 18 (5.13%) SWIFT
6 13 (3.70%) Computer Science
6 13 (3.70%) Statistics
7 11 (3.13%) PKI
8 8 (2.28%) Mathematics
9 6 (1.71%) Blackberry
9 6 (1.71%) Enterprise Software
10 5 (1.42%) Mobile Banking
10 5 (1.42%) Virtual Team
11 4 (1.14%) Internet of Things
11 4 (1.14%) Performance Metrics
11 4 (1.14%) User Experience
12 3 (0.85%) CMDB
12 3 (0.85%) Replication
12 3 (0.85%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 132 (37.61%) Windows
2 53 (15.10%) Windows Server
3 52 (14.81%) Windows Server 2012
4 50 (14.25%) Windows Server 2003
5 43 (12.25%) Linux
6 19 (5.41%) Windows 7
6 19 (5.41%) Windows Server 2008
7 11 (3.13%) Windows 8
8 10 (2.85%) Apple iOS
9 5 (1.42%) Unix
10 3 (0.85%) CentOS
10 3 (0.85%) Mac OS X
11 2 (0.57%) Windows XP
12 1 (0.28%) Data ONTAP
12 1 (0.28%) Solaris
12 1 (0.28%) Windows 10
12 1 (0.28%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 190 (54.13%) ITIL
2 76 (21.65%) Service Delivery
3 45 (12.82%) Change Management
4 43 (12.25%) Mentoring
5 38 (10.83%) Problem Management
6 36 (10.26%) Service Management
7 30 (8.55%) CRM
8 29 (8.26%) Data Analysis
9 25 (7.12%) User Acceptance Testing
10 24 (6.84%) Performance Monitoring
11 23 (6.55%) Agile Software Development
11 23 (6.55%) Incident Management
12 20 (5.70%) Time Management
12 20 (5.70%) Wealth Management
13 19 (5.41%) ITSM
14 17 (4.84%) Load Balancing
15 16 (4.56%) ITIL V3
15 16 (4.56%) Ticket Management
16 15 (4.27%) Performance Management
17 14 (3.99%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 66 (18.80%) SQL
2 23 (6.55%) Java
3 20 (5.70%) PowerShell
4 19 (5.41%) T-SQL
5 13 (3.70%) C
6 7 (1.99%) VB
7 4 (1.14%) C#
8 3 (0.85%) ABAP
8 3 (0.85%) C++
8 3 (0.85%) JavaScript
8 3 (0.85%) Perl
8 3 (0.85%) PL/SQL
8 3 (0.85%) Python
8 3 (0.85%) VBScript
9 2 (0.57%) PHP
9 2 (0.57%) VBA
10 1 (0.28%) LINC
Qualifications
1 50 (14.25%) Cisco Certification
1 50 (14.25%) ITIL Certification
2 49 (13.96%) Security Cleared
3 44 (12.54%) Degree
4 38 (10.83%) Microsoft Certification
5 35 (9.97%) SC Cleared
6 29 (8.26%) CCNA
7 22 (6.27%) MCSE
8 21 (5.98%) CCNP
9 15 (4.27%) DV Cleared
10 9 (2.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 8 (2.28%) ISTQB
11 8 (2.28%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 6 (1.71%) CCNP Voice
13 5 (1.42%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 4 (1.14%) GIAC
14 4 (1.14%) ISEB
14 4 (1.14%) MCITP
14 4 (1.14%) MCP
14 4 (1.14%) NCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (6.55%) QA
2 10 (2.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (1.14%) Data Quality
3 4 (1.14%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.57%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 75 (21.37%) Active Directory
2 44 (12.54%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (4.56%) XenApp
4 12 (3.42%) Virtual Desktop
5 10 (2.85%) Hyper-V
6 9 (2.56%) vSphere
7 7 (1.99%) VMware ESX
8 4 (1.14%) Firmware
8 4 (1.14%) Terminal Server
8 4 (1.14%) Virtual Machines
9 3 (0.85%) Samba
9 3 (0.85%) Terminal Services
10 2 (0.57%) ISA Server
10 2 (0.57%) XenDesktop
11 1 (0.28%) EMC RecoverPoint
11 1 (0.28%) NFS
11 1 (0.28%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 14 (3.99%) SCCM
2 13 (3.70%) SCOM
3 8 (2.28%) Norton AntiVirus
4 6 (1.71%) Cisco CUCM
4 6 (1.71%) Cisco IPCC
4 6 (1.71%) Cisco UCCE
4 6 (1.71%) Cisco UCCX
4 6 (1.71%) vRealize
5 5 (1.42%) WSUS
6 4 (1.14%) AirWatch
6 4 (1.14%) NetBackup
7 3 (0.85%) Microsoft Intune
8 2 (0.57%) Backup Exec
8 2 (0.57%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 1 (0.28%) HP Data Protector
9 1 (0.28%) HP SIM
9 1 (0.28%) MOM
9 1 (0.28%) OpenView
9 1 (0.28%) SnapMirror
9 1 (0.28%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 139 (39.60%) Microsoft
2 95 (27.07%) VMware
3 58 (16.52%) Cisco
4 28 (7.98%) Citrix
5 21 (5.98%) Remedy
6 19 (5.41%) CheckPoint
6 19 (5.41%) HP
7 18 (5.13%) Bloomberg
7 18 (5.13%) Reuters
8 17 (4.84%) Juniper
8 17 (4.84%) SAP
9 13 (3.70%) NetApp
10 11 (3.13%) Salesforce.com
11 9 (2.56%) Oracle
12 8 (2.28%) Symantec
13 7 (1.99%) Apple
13 7 (1.99%) IBM
14 6 (1.71%) Meru Networks
15 5 (1.42%) AlienVault
15 5 (1.42%) LogRhythm
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Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Malmesbury, Wiltshire
Dyson
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
CPS Group UK
Salary: £14000 - £25000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bath, Avon
Optima Connections
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £17000 - £22000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Gloucestershire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £22000 - £26000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Newton Abbot, Devon
n-tier selection limited
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £65000 per annum + Pension + Medical
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
intY
Salary: £17,000 per annum (increasing to £20,000 after 3 months probation)
Posted: 12 days ago
Somerset
set2recruit
Salary: From £42,000 to £43,000 per annum With the possibility of an RRA of £3
Posted: 4 days ago
Gloucestershire
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Salary: £18 - £23 per annum
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