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 6 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 83 76 92
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +16
Permanent jobs citing SLA 185 190 139
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 3.06% 3.29% 2.61%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 35.17% 30.11% 25.09%
Number of salaries quoted 144 150 108
Average salary £34,250 £32,500 £36,375
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.38% -10.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £18,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,200 £45,024 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
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
526 631 554
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 8.71% 10.92% 10.41%
Number of salaries quoted 411 496 462
Average salary £35,250 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.87% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,900 £23,200 £27,400
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £67,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 6 May 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 6 May 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 -5 52 £32,500 -13.33% 3
Wiltshire +7 49 £35,000 +12.00% 8
Gloucestershire 0 37 £35,000 +6.06% 3
Somerset +3 14 £30,250 +10.00% 2
Dorset -5 13 £35,000 -12.50% 3
Devon -21 11 £24,500 +26.28% 2
Cornwall -9 4 £19,500 -62.85%
SLA
England

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 6 May 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.

1 150 (44.38%) ITIL
2 114 (33.73%) Windows
3 99 (29.29%) Microsoft
4 70 (20.71%) Active Directory
5 60 (17.75%) SQL
6 57 (16.86%) Finance
7 53 (15.68%) Windows Server 2008
8 51 (15.09%) Change Management
9 49 (14.50%) Service Delivery
10 47 (13.91%) SQL Server
11 45 (13.31%) MS Excel
12 44 (13.02%) Security Cleared
13 43 (12.72%) Service Management
14 42 (12.43%) VMware
14 42 (12.43%) Oracle
15 41 (12.13%) Linux
15 41 (12.13%) SC Cleared
15 41 (12.13%) Incident Management
16 39 (11.54%) Cisco
16 39 (11.54%) Windows Server 2003
17 36 (10.65%) MS Exchange
17 36 (10.65%) MS Office
17 36 (10.65%) Firewall
18 34 (10.06%) Windows Server 2012
19 33 (9.76%) UNIX
20 29 (8.58%) Change Control
21 28 (8.28%) DNS
22 27 (7.99%) SharePoint
22 27 (7.99%) Degree
23 25 (7.40%) Citrix

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 36 (10.65%) MS Exchange
2 27 (7.99%) SharePoint
3 13 (3.85%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 11 (3.25%) Tomcat
5 9 (2.66%) Apache
5 9 (2.66%) Exchange Server 2010
6 8 (2.37%) IIS
7 7 (2.07%) Exchange Server 2007
8 6 (1.78%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 5 (1.48%) Jetty
9 5 (1.48%) Office Communications Server
10 4 (1.18%) Exchange Server 2003
10 4 (1.18%) JBoss
10 4 (1.18%) WebLogic
11 3 (0.89%) Exchange Server 2013
12 2 (0.59%) Lync
13 1 (0.30%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 45 (13.31%) MS Excel
2 36 (10.65%) MS Office
3 4 (1.18%) MS Project
3 4 (1.18%) MS Visio
3 4 (1.18%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.59%) SPSS
5 1 (0.30%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 20 (5.92%) Oracle EBS
2 6 (1.78%) Oracle General Ledger
2 6 (1.78%) Oracle EBS R12
2 6 (1.78%) Oracle iProcurement
2 6 (1.78%) Oracle Payables
2 6 (1.78%) Oracle Cash Management
2 6 (1.78%) Oracle Assets
2 6 (1.78%) Oracle Internet Expenses
3 4 (1.18%) Changepoint
4 3 (0.89%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (0.89%) Oracle Receivables
5 2 (0.59%) Oracle Financials
5 2 (0.59%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.30%) Oracle iRecruitment
6 1 (0.30%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.89%) Office 365
2 1 (0.30%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.30%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 36 (10.65%) Firewall
2 28 (8.28%) DNS
3 24 (7.10%) TCP/IP
3 24 (7.10%) DHCP
4 20 (5.92%) SAN
5 19 (5.62%) WAN
6 15 (4.44%) LAN
7 12 (3.55%) VPN
7 12 (3.55%) NAS
8 7 (2.07%) Internet
8 7 (2.07%) MPLS
9 5 (1.48%) BGP
9 5 (1.48%) WLAN
9 5 (1.48%) EIGRP
9 5 (1.48%) Cisco ASA
10 4 (1.18%) Unified Communications
10 4 (1.18%) Wireless
10 4 (1.18%) VoIP
10 4 (1.18%) SMTP
11 3 (0.89%) ADSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (13.91%) SQL Server
2 19 (5.62%) Oracle Database
3 18 (5.33%) Data Warehouse
3 18 (5.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 17 (5.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 17 (5.03%) Oracle Database 11g
5 16 (4.73%) SQL Server 2008
6 12 (3.55%) SQL Server 2012
7 10 (2.96%) MySQL
8 8 (2.37%) SQL Server 2005
9 7 (2.07%) Oracle Database 10g
9 7 (2.07%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 7 (2.07%) Oracle Database 12c
10 6 (1.78%) Oracle Reports
10 6 (1.78%) OLAP
10 6 (1.78%) OLTP
11 5 (1.48%) Oracle Discoverer
11 5 (1.48%) Data Mining
12 4 (1.18%) SQLPlus
13 3 (0.89%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (2.66%) Eclipse
1 9 (2.66%) Toad
1 9 (2.66%) JUnit
1 9 (2.66%) JIRA
1 9 (2.66%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (1.78%) Jenkins
2 6 (1.78%) Visual Studio
2 6 (1.78%) Ant
3 5 (1.48%) Bugzilla
3 5 (1.48%) Hudson
4 4 (1.18%) Git (software)
4 4 (1.18%) Subversion
5 2 (0.59%) NUnit
5 2 (0.59%) Rational Rhapsody
5 2 (0.59%) Rational Performance Tester
6 1 (0.30%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 57 (16.86%) Finance
2 24 (7.10%) Telecoms
3 20 (5.92%) Retail
4 17 (5.03%) Legal
5 12 (3.55%) Banking
6 7 (2.07%) Law
7 5 (1.48%) General Ledger
8 4 (1.18%) Marketing
9 3 (0.89%) Advertising
10 2 (0.59%) Retail Banking
11 1 (0.30%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.30%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 72 (21.30%) Analyst
2 31 (9.17%) Support Engineer
3 26 (7.69%) Developer
4 24 (7.10%) Support Analyst
5 22 (6.51%) Service Manager
6 20 (5.92%) Service Analyst
6 20 (5.92%) Administrator
7 19 (5.62%) 2nd Line Support
7 19 (5.62%) Systems Administrator
8 18 (5.33%) Service Desk Analyst
9 16 (4.73%) Incident Manager
9 16 (4.73%) Oracle Analyst
10 14 (4.14%) SQL DBA
10 14 (4.14%) DBA
11 13 (3.85%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 12 (3.55%) Oracle Support Analyst
12 12 (3.55%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
12 12 (3.55%) Middleware Analyst
13 11 (3.25%) Service Desk Manager
14 10 (2.96%) Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (4.44%) Middleware
1 15 (4.44%) Oracle Fusion
2 14 (4.14%) .NET
3 10 (2.96%) XML
3 10 (2.96%) XSD
4 9 (2.66%) XSLT
4 9 (2.66%) WSDL
4 9 (2.66%) Spring
5 6 (1.78%) MDX
6 5 (1.48%) J2EE
6 5 (1.48%) Web Services
7 4 (1.18%) JSP
7 4 (1.18%) Ajax
7 4 (1.18%) Hibernate
7 4 (1.18%) jQuery
8 3 (0.89%) ASP.NET
9 2 (0.59%) CSS
9 2 (0.59%) Classic ASP
9 2 (0.59%) HTML
9 2 (0.59%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 17 (5.03%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (3.55%) Blackberry
3 11 (3.25%) Clustering
3 11 (3.25%) Computer Science
4 10 (2.96%) Statistics
5 8 (2.37%) Mainframe
6 4 (1.18%) Management Information System
6 4 (1.18%) e-Health
6 4 (1.18%) Visualisation
6 4 (1.18%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (0.89%) iSeries
7 3 (0.89%) CMDB
7 3 (0.89%) AS400
8 2 (0.59%) Replication
8 2 (0.59%) LIMS
8 2 (0.59%) NHS
8 2 (0.59%) Informatics
8 2 (0.59%) PACS
8 2 (0.59%) Health Informatics
8 2 (0.59%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 114 (33.73%) Windows
2 53 (15.68%) Windows Server 2008
3 41 (12.13%) Linux
4 39 (11.54%) Windows Server 2003
5 34 (10.06%) Windows Server 2012
6 33 (9.76%) UNIX
7 22 (6.51%) Windows 7
8 17 (5.03%) Solaris
9 7 (2.07%) CentOS
10 6 (1.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 5 (1.48%) Oracle Linux
11 5 (1.48%) Windows 2000
12 4 (1.18%) Windows XP
12 4 (1.18%) AIX
13 3 (0.89%) Windows Vista
14 2 (0.59%) Windows 8
15 1 (0.30%) Debian
15 1 (0.30%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 150 (44.38%) ITIL
2 51 (15.09%) Change Management
3 49 (14.50%) Service Delivery
4 43 (12.72%) Service Management
5 41 (12.13%) Incident Management
6 29 (8.58%) Change Control
7 22 (6.51%) Mentoring
8 20 (5.92%) Root Cause Analysis
8 20 (5.92%) Problem Management
8 20 (5.92%) CRM
9 19 (5.62%) Business Intelligence
9 19 (5.62%) Stakeholder Management
9 19 (5.62%) Agile Software Development
10 15 (4.44%) ITSM
10 15 (4.44%) Project Management
11 14 (4.14%) Configuration Management
11 14 (4.14%) SOA
11 14 (4.14%) Capacity Planning
12 13 (3.85%) PRINCE2
12 13 (3.85%) BPEL
Programming Languages
1 60 (17.75%) SQL
2 15 (4.44%) T-SQL
3 12 (3.55%) C
4 11 (3.25%) Java
5 9 (2.66%) JavaScript
5 9 (2.66%) C#
5 9 (2.66%) XPath
6 8 (2.37%) Shell Script
7 7 (2.07%) PL/SQL
7 7 (2.07%) VB.NET
8 6 (1.78%) PHP
8 6 (1.78%) PowerShell
9 5 (1.48%) Perl
9 5 (1.48%) VBScript
9 5 (1.48%) VB
10 4 (1.18%) Korn
10 4 (1.18%) VBA
Qualifications
1 44 (13.02%) Security Cleared
2 41 (12.13%) SC Cleared
3 27 (7.99%) Degree
4 24 (7.10%) ITIL Certification
5 15 (4.44%) DV Cleared
6 14 (4.14%) CCNA
6 14 (4.14%) Cisco Certification
6 14 (4.14%) Microsoft Certification
7 5 (1.48%) MCP
7 5 (1.48%) MCSE
8 4 (1.18%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 4 (1.18%) CCNP
9 3 (0.89%) MCTS
9 3 (0.89%) MCITP
9 3 (0.89%) Check Point Certification
9 3 (0.89%) CCDP
10 2 (0.59%) MCSA
10 2 (0.59%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 1 (0.30%) ISEB
11 1 (0.30%) AAT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.07%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (1.78%) QA
3 4 (1.18%) JSP 440
4 3 (0.89%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 3 (0.89%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.59%) HL7
6 1 (0.30%) ISO 14001
6 1 (0.30%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 70 (20.71%) Active Directory
2 24 (7.10%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (3.55%) XenApp
4 11 (3.25%) VMware ESXi
5 10 (2.96%) vCloud
6 8 (2.37%) VMware ESX
7 6 (1.78%) vSphere
8 5 (1.48%) Hyper-V
9 4 (1.18%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 3 (0.89%) Firmware
11 2 (0.59%) Terminal Services
11 2 (0.59%) Microsoft App-V
12 1 (0.30%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 1 (0.30%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 18 (5.33%) NetBackup
1 18 (5.33%) SCCM
2 13 (3.85%) SCOM
3 12 (3.55%) HP Data Protector
4 11 (3.25%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 10 (2.96%) HP SIM
6 9 (2.66%) Backup Exec
7 3 (0.89%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 1 (0.30%) Nagios
8 1 (0.30%) Norton AntiVirus
8 1 (0.30%) WSUS
8 1 (0.30%) Puppet
8 1 (0.30%) Cisco Prime
8 1 (0.30%) Cisco LMS
8 1 (0.30%) Opsview
8 1 (0.30%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 99 (29.29%) Microsoft
2 42 (12.43%) Oracle
2 42 (12.43%) VMware
3 39 (11.54%) Cisco
4 25 (7.40%) Citrix
5 21 (6.21%) Juniper
6 19 (5.62%) F5
7 18 (5.33%) HP
8 16 (4.73%) NetApp
9 15 (4.44%) Siebel
10 14 (4.14%) CheckPoint
11 13 (3.85%) Symantec
12 8 (2.37%) Red Hat
13 7 (2.07%) Remedy
14 6 (1.78%) Business Objects
14 6 (1.78%) Sun
15 5 (1.48%) IBM
15 5 (1.48%) Blue Coat
15 5 (1.48%) Sourcefire
15 5 (1.48%) Crossbeam
Malmesbury, Wiltshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
South West
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Connectus
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Cheltenham
Real Staffing
Salary: competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Devon
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Taunton, Somerset
Latcom Ltd
Salary: From £21,000 to £26,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
FT Select
Salary: From £23,000 to £25,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
FT Select
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
FT Select
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Synergize Consulting
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + £400 pcm Car Allowance + £5,000 An
Posted: 5 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Swindon
CPS Group
Salary: £45000 - £57000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Devon
Claremont Consulting Limited
Salary: £23000.00 - £26000.00 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
Dorset
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
Gloucester
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £30000 - £42000 per annum + Package
Posted: 19 days ago
Shepton Mallet
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £14000.00 - £15500.00 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
SCC
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum Plus Car + Bonus
Posted: 25 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 25 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 25 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 25 days ago