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

3 months to
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
England / South West
Rank 110 111 106
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -5
Permanent jobs citing SLA 146 161 165
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 2.90% 2.76% 2.77%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 26.50% 23.47% 24.63%
Number of salaries quoted 126 131 125
Median salary £30,000 £32,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -8.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,250 £20,000 £21,900
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £55,500 £42,500
UK excluding London median salary £31,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-10.00% -

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
551 686 670
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 10.93% 11.75% 11.25%
Number of salaries quoted 449 550 503
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,792 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.01% +3.52%

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 February 2017.

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 February 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
Bristol +23 54 £28,000 -5.08% 8
Wiltshire 0 41 £42,500 +30.76% 4
Gloucestershire -2 30 £34,750 -7.33%
Devon +9 8 £32,500 -5.79%
Somerset -30 7 £18,250 -42.51% 1
Dorset +27 4 £33,750 +104.54% 2
SLA
England

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 26 February 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 West region with a requirement for SLA.

1 170 (58.42%) ITIL
2 103 (35.40%) Service Delivery
3 91 (31.27%) Windows
4 89 (30.58%) Security Cleared
5 81 (27.84%) DV Cleared
6 77 (26.46%) Infrastructure Management
7 74 (25.43%) Microsoft
8 68 (23.37%) Service Management
9 67 (23.02%) ITIL V3
10 57 (19.59%) Active Directory
11 52 (17.87%) Problem Management
12 46 (15.81%) MS Office
13 44 (15.12%) Finance
14 41 (14.09%) Oracle
15 39 (13.40%) MS Excel
16 38 (13.06%) Windows Server
17 36 (12.37%) SQL
17 36 (12.37%) Management Information System
18 34 (11.68%) Linux
19 31 (10.65%) Cisco
20 30 (10.31%) SQL Server
20 30 (10.31%) Office 365
21 28 (9.62%) Data Centre
21 28 (9.62%) VMware
22 27 (9.28%) MS Exchange
23 26 (8.93%) Mentoring
23 26 (8.93%) SC Cleared
24 25 (8.59%) MS PowerPoint
24 25 (8.59%) Statistics
24 25 (8.59%) Software Engineering

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 27 (9.28%) MS Exchange
2 16 (5.50%) WebLogic
3 13 (4.47%) Exchange Server 2007
4 12 (4.12%) Exchange Server 2010
5 9 (3.09%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 6 (2.06%) BizTalk Server
7 4 (1.37%) Apache
7 4 (1.37%) IIS
7 4 (1.37%) SharePoint
8 3 (1.03%) Skype for Business
8 3 (1.03%) Tomcat
9 2 (0.69%) Jetty
9 2 (0.69%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 1 (0.34%) CMS
10 1 (0.34%) Confluence
10 1 (0.34%) GlassFish
10 1 (0.34%) MQSeries
10 1 (0.34%) Mule
10 1 (0.34%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (0.34%) WordPress
Applications
1 46 (15.81%) MS Office
2 39 (13.40%) MS Excel
3 25 (8.59%) MS PowerPoint
4 8 (2.75%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (1.03%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (0.69%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (0.69%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (0.69%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (0.34%) Infor CRM
3 1 (0.34%) Infor M3
3 1 (0.34%) Line 500
3 1 (0.34%) Oracle 11i
3 1 (0.34%) Oracle Cash Management
3 1 (0.34%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (0.34%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (0.34%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.34%) ResourceLink
3 1 (0.34%) Sage 1000
3 1 (0.34%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 1 (0.34%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 30 (10.31%) Office 365
2 4 (1.37%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.69%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.69%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (0.34%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.34%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 14 (4.81%) Firewall
2 12 (4.12%) SMS
2 12 (4.12%) TCP/IP
2 12 (4.12%) VPN
3 9 (3.09%) DNS
3 9 (3.09%) LAN
3 9 (3.09%) WAN
4 8 (2.75%) Wi-Fi
5 7 (2.41%) DHCP
5 7 (2.41%) Remote Desktop
6 6 (2.06%) Internet
6 6 (2.06%) Intranet
6 6 (2.06%) IP Telephony
6 6 (2.06%) SAN
6 6 (2.06%) Unified Communications
7 5 (1.72%) Cisco ASA
7 5 (1.72%) Network Security
7 5 (1.72%) Wireless
8 4 (1.37%) Cisco Nexus
8 4 (1.37%) FWSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (10.31%) SQL Server
2 23 (7.90%) Oracle Database
3 17 (5.84%) MySQL
4 16 (5.50%) Oracle Database 11g
4 16 (5.50%) Oracle OWB
5 4 (1.37%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 4 (1.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (1.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (1.03%) Big Data
6 3 (1.03%) Oracle BI EE
6 3 (1.03%) Oracle Reports
6 3 (1.03%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (1.03%) RDBMS
6 3 (1.03%) Relational Database
7 2 (0.69%) DTS
7 2 (0.69%) Essbase
7 2 (0.69%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 2 (0.69%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.34%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
8 1 (0.34%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 16 (5.50%) PeopleTools
2 5 (1.72%) PROIV
3 2 (0.69%) Subversion
4 1 (0.34%) Ant
4 1 (0.34%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.34%) JIRA
4 1 (0.34%) Maven
4 1 (0.34%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.34%) Visual Studio
General
1 44 (15.12%) Finance
2 14 (4.81%) Telecoms
3 9 (3.09%) Retail
4 6 (2.06%) Advertising
5 5 (1.72%) Legal
6 2 (0.69%) Back Office
6 2 (0.69%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.34%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.34%) Electronics
7 1 (0.34%) General Ledger
7 1 (0.34%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 58 (19.93%) Service Manager
2 53 (18.21%) Analyst
3 31 (10.65%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 30 (10.31%) Support Engineer
5 28 (9.62%) Support Analyst
6 24 (8.25%) 2nd Line Support
7 23 (7.90%) DBA
7 23 (7.90%) Services Delivery Manager
8 22 (7.56%) Delivery Manager
9 21 (7.22%) Service Level Manager
10 18 (6.19%) Oracle DBA
11 17 (5.84%) Applications Support
12 16 (5.50%) 2nd Line Engineer
13 15 (5.15%) 3rd Line Support
14 13 (4.47%) 1st Line Support
14 13 (4.47%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
15 12 (4.12%) 1st Line Support Analyst
15 12 (4.12%) 3rd Line Engineer
15 12 (4.12%) Software Analyst
15 12 (4.12%) Support Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (4.47%) .NET
2 12 (4.12%) Flash
3 8 (2.75%) ASP.NET
3 8 (2.75%) HTML
4 3 (1.03%) ASP.NET MVC
4 3 (1.03%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 3 (1.03%) Entity Framework
4 3 (1.03%) Spring
5 2 (0.69%) CSS
5 2 (0.69%) Hibernate
5 2 (0.69%) Middleware
5 2 (0.69%) Oracle Fusion
6 1 (0.34%) HTML5
6 1 (0.34%) jQuery
6 1 (0.34%) JSON
6 1 (0.34%) RESTful
6 1 (0.34%) SAML
6 1 (0.34%) Spring MVC
6 1 (0.34%) Web Services
6 1 (0.34%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 36 (12.37%) Management Information System
2 28 (9.62%) Data Centre
3 12 (4.12%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (3.09%) Blackberry
5 6 (2.06%) Clustering
6 5 (1.72%) Linux Command Line
7 4 (1.37%) Driving Licence
7 4 (1.37%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (1.37%) Replication
8 3 (1.03%) Client/Server
8 3 (1.03%) CMDB
8 3 (1.03%) Computer Science
8 3 (1.03%) User Experience
8 3 (1.03%) Wiki
9 2 (0.69%) Celerra
9 2 (0.69%) CLARiiON
9 2 (0.69%) EMC VNX
9 2 (0.69%) EPoS
10 1 (0.34%) FMCG
10 1 (0.34%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 91 (31.27%) Windows
2 38 (13.06%) Windows Server
3 34 (11.68%) Linux
4 24 (8.25%) Windows Server 2012
5 19 (6.53%) Windows 7
6 18 (6.19%) Windows Server 2008
7 15 (5.15%) Unix
7 15 (5.15%) Windows Server 2003
8 7 (2.41%) Solaris
9 5 (1.72%) AIX
9 5 (1.72%) Windows 10
9 5 (1.72%) Windows 8
10 4 (1.37%) Windows XP
11 2 (0.69%) CentOS
11 2 (0.69%) Data ONTAP
11 2 (0.69%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.34%) Windows Phone
12 1 (0.34%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 170 (58.42%) ITIL
2 103 (35.40%) Service Delivery
3 77 (26.46%) Infrastructure Management
4 68 (23.37%) Service Management
5 67 (23.02%) ITIL V3
6 52 (17.87%) Problem Management
7 26 (8.93%) Mentoring
8 25 (8.59%) Software Engineering
8 25 (8.59%) Statistics
9 22 (7.56%) Customer Requirements
10 21 (7.22%) ITSM
10 21 (7.22%) Stakeholder Management
11 20 (6.87%) Data Encryption
12 19 (6.53%) Critical Success Factor
13 18 (6.19%) Contract Management
13 18 (6.19%) Escalation Management
13 18 (6.19%) Performance Management
14 14 (4.81%) Stakeholder Engagement
15 13 (4.47%) Agile Software Development
16 12 (4.12%) Financial Modelling
Programming Languages
1 36 (12.37%) SQL
2 16 (5.50%) SQR
3 11 (3.78%) C#
3 11 (3.78%) Java
4 10 (3.44%) T-SQL
5 8 (2.75%) PL/SQL
6 5 (1.72%) JavaScript
7 4 (1.37%) C++
7 4 (1.37%) VBA
8 3 (1.03%) PHP
8 3 (1.03%) PowerShell
8 3 (1.03%) VB
9 2 (0.69%) C
9 2 (0.69%) Perl
9 2 (0.69%) Python
9 2 (0.69%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 89 (30.58%) Security Cleared
2 81 (27.84%) DV Cleared
3 26 (8.93%) SC Cleared
4 13 (4.47%) Degree
5 12 (4.12%) ISEB
6 9 (3.09%) Microsoft Certification
7 8 (2.75%) ITIL Certification
8 7 (2.41%) Cisco Certification
9 6 (2.06%) MCP
9 6 (2.06%) MCSE
10 5 (1.72%) CCNA
10 5 (1.72%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 4 (1.37%) MCSA
12 2 (0.69%) CCNP
12 2 (0.69%) MCITP
13 1 (0.34%) BPSS Clearance
13 1 (0.34%) CCDP
13 1 (0.34%) MCDBA
13 1 (0.34%) MCDST
13 1 (0.34%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.41%) QA
2 4 (1.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (1.03%) COBIT
4 1 (0.34%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.34%) DICOM
4 1 (0.34%) HL7
System Software
1 57 (19.59%) Active Directory
2 20 (6.87%) Virtual Desktop
3 18 (6.19%) Oracle RAC
4 17 (5.84%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (1.72%) XenApp
6 3 (1.03%) vSphere
7 2 (0.69%) EMC RecoverPoint
7 2 (0.69%) Hyper-V
7 2 (0.69%) NFS
8 1 (0.34%) Terminal Services
8 1 (0.34%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 23 (7.90%) SCCM
2 18 (6.19%) NetBackup
2 18 (6.19%) Oracle RMAN
3 16 (5.50%) Data Guard
4 6 (2.06%) Microsoft Clustering
5 5 (1.72%) Cisco Prime
5 5 (1.72%) HP SIM
5 5 (1.72%) SCOM
6 4 (1.37%) OpenView
6 4 (1.37%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 2 (0.69%) HP Data Protector
7 2 (0.69%) Nagios
7 2 (0.69%) SnapMirror
7 2 (0.69%) SnapVault
7 2 (0.69%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 1 (0.34%) AirWatch
8 1 (0.34%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
8 1 (0.34%) FortiGate
8 1 (0.34%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 1 (0.34%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 74 (25.43%) Microsoft
2 41 (14.09%) Oracle
3 31 (10.65%) Cisco
4 28 (9.62%) VMware
5 16 (5.50%) PeopleSoft
6 15 (5.15%) HP
7 12 (4.12%) Cadence
8 9 (3.09%) Citrix
9 8 (2.75%) Nokia
10 7 (2.41%) IBM
11 6 (2.06%) SolarWinds
12 4 (1.37%) Alcatel-Lucent
12 4 (1.37%) CA
12 4 (1.37%) Ciena
12 4 (1.37%) Huawei
12 4 (1.37%) IronPort
12 4 (1.37%) Juniper
12 4 (1.37%) Mitel
12 4 (1.37%) SAP
12 4 (1.37%) Tellabs
Bristol
Michael Page Technology
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Dorset
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £20000.00 - £22000.00 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Poole, Dorset
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £23000.00 - £27000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Chippenham
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
Bristol
Boeing
Salary: Competitive Salary
Posted: 17 days ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000 - 40,000 + shift allowance
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol
CPS Group Limited
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + competitive bonus package
Posted: 17 days ago
Bristol, Avon
intY
Salary: £17,000 per annum increasing to £20,000 after 3 months probation
Posted: 25 days ago
Wiltshire
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: competitive
Posted: 21 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Aviva
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol
CPS Group Limited
Salary: £18000 - £21000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Chester Le Street, County Durham
ITPS
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 25 days ago