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

3 months to
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
England / South West
Rank 96 114 94
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -20
Permanent jobs citing SLA 152 133 173
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 3.07% 2.38% 2.85%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 31.02% 22.32% 31.80%
Number of salaries quoted 133 109 140
Median salary £32,500 £35,000 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% -2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £21,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-7.14% -

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
490 596 544
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 9.89% 10.68% 8.95%
Number of salaries quoted 416 483 404
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 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £45,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +8.43%

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 20 January 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 20 January 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
Gloucestershire +6 55 £32,500 -14.47% 4
Wiltshire +16 40 £37,500 - 2
Bristol +11 34 £30,000 -4.00% 5
Devon +2 10 £30,546 -23.63%
Dorset +24 3 £25,000 -19.35% 1
Cornwall 0 3 - - 2
Somerset -17 2 £40,000 +68.42% 1
SLA
England

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 20 January 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.

1 197 (65.23%) ITIL
2 119 (39.40%) Service Delivery
3 96 (31.79%) Security Cleared
4 90 (29.80%) Windows
5 88 (29.14%) DV Cleared
5 88 (29.14%) Infrastructure Management
6 87 (28.81%) Service Management
7 80 (26.49%) Microsoft
8 69 (22.85%) ITIL V3
9 63 (20.86%) Problem Management
10 58 (19.21%) Active Directory
11 55 (18.21%) Management Information System
12 53 (17.55%) MS Office
13 44 (14.57%) MS Excel
13 44 (14.57%) Windows Server
14 41 (13.58%) Finance
15 39 (12.91%) Cisco
16 38 (12.58%) Mentoring
17 37 (12.25%) ITSM
18 36 (11.92%) Oracle
19 35 (11.59%) VMware
20 34 (11.26%) Data Centre
21 33 (10.93%) Software Engineering
21 33 (10.93%) SQL Server
22 32 (10.60%) Stakeholder Management
23 29 (9.60%) SQL
23 29 (9.60%) Statistics
23 29 (9.60%) Office 365
24 28 (9.27%) MS Exchange
25 25 (8.28%) Linux

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 28 (9.27%) MS Exchange
2 15 (4.97%) Exchange Server 2007
2 15 (4.97%) Exchange Server 2010
3 11 (3.64%) WebLogic
4 8 (2.65%) BizTalk Server
5 6 (1.99%) Apache
5 6 (1.99%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 6 (1.99%) IIS
6 4 (1.32%) SharePoint
7 3 (0.99%) JBoss
7 3 (0.99%) Skype for Business
7 3 (0.99%) Tomcat
8 2 (0.66%) Jetty
8 2 (0.66%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 2 (0.66%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.33%) GlassFish
9 1 (0.33%) Mule
9 1 (0.33%) Oracle 10gAS
9 1 (0.33%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (0.33%) WordPress
Applications
1 53 (17.55%) MS Office
2 44 (14.57%) MS Excel
3 21 (6.95%) MS PowerPoint
4 14 (4.64%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (0.99%) Maximo
1 3 (0.99%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (0.66%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (0.66%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (0.66%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (0.33%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.33%) Eloqua
3 1 (0.33%) Infor CRM
3 1 (0.33%) Line 500
3 1 (0.33%) Oracle 11i
3 1 (0.33%) Oracle Cash Management
3 1 (0.33%) Oracle CRM
3 1 (0.33%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (0.33%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (0.33%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.33%) ResourceLink
3 1 (0.33%) Sage 1000
3 1 (0.33%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 29 (9.60%) Office 365
2 4 (1.32%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (0.99%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.66%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (0.33%) Adobe Creative Cloud
5 1 (0.33%) OneDrive
5 1 (0.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (7.62%) Firewall
2 20 (6.62%) LAN
2 20 (6.62%) VPN
2 20 (6.62%) WAN
3 19 (6.29%) DNS
3 19 (6.29%) Wi-Fi
4 15 (4.97%) TCP/IP
5 12 (3.97%) SMS
6 10 (3.31%) Cisco ASA
6 10 (3.31%) DHCP
6 10 (3.31%) Structured Cabling
7 7 (2.32%) MPLS
7 7 (2.32%) SAN
8 6 (1.99%) Cisco IOS
8 6 (1.99%) SNMP
8 6 (1.99%) Unified Communications
9 5 (1.66%) IP Telephony
9 5 (1.66%) Network Security
10 4 (1.32%) Cisco IPT
10 4 (1.32%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (10.93%) SQL Server
2 14 (4.64%) Oracle Database
3 12 (3.97%) MySQL
4 11 (3.64%) Oracle Database 11g
4 11 (3.64%) Oracle OWB
5 4 (1.32%) Relational Database
5 4 (1.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 4 (1.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (1.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (0.99%) Oracle BI EE
6 3 (0.99%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (0.99%) RDBMS
7 2 (0.66%) Big Data
7 2 (0.66%) DTS
7 2 (0.66%) Essbase
7 2 (0.66%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 2 (0.66%) MS Access
7 2 (0.66%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (0.66%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.33%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
Development Applications
1 11 (3.64%) PeopleTools
2 2 (0.66%) Subversion
3 1 (0.33%) Ant
3 1 (0.33%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.33%) Maven
3 1 (0.33%) PROIV
3 1 (0.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 41 (13.58%) Finance
2 24 (7.95%) Telecoms
3 9 (2.98%) Retail
4 4 (1.32%) Advertising
5 2 (0.66%) Back Office
6 1 (0.33%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.33%) General Ledger
6 1 (0.33%) Legal
6 1 (0.33%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 61 (20.20%) Service Manager
2 44 (14.57%) Analyst
3 37 (12.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 32 (10.60%) Support Engineer
5 27 (8.94%) Service Level Manager
6 26 (8.61%) 2nd Line Support
7 22 (7.28%) Support Analyst
8 20 (6.62%) Services Delivery Manager
9 19 (6.29%) DBA
9 19 (6.29%) Delivery Manager
10 17 (5.63%) 2nd Line Engineer
10 17 (5.63%) Applications Support
11 14 (4.64%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
11 14 (4.64%) 3rd Line Support
12 13 (4.30%) Oracle DBA
13 12 (3.97%) 3rd Line Engineer
14 11 (3.64%) IT Manager
14 11 (3.64%) IT Support
15 10 (3.31%) Head of Infrastructure
15 10 (3.31%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (4.97%) .NET
2 12 (3.97%) Flash
3 11 (3.64%) ASP.NET
4 9 (2.98%) HTML
5 4 (1.32%) ASP.NET MVC
5 4 (1.32%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 4 (1.32%) Entity Framework
5 4 (1.32%) Middleware
6 2 (0.66%) Classic ASP
6 2 (0.66%) CSS
6 2 (0.66%) Hibernate
6 2 (0.66%) Oracle Fusion
6 2 (0.66%) Spring
7 1 (0.33%) HTML5
7 1 (0.33%) jQuery
7 1 (0.33%) JSON
7 1 (0.33%) SAML
7 1 (0.33%) Spring MVC
7 1 (0.33%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 55 (18.21%) Management Information System
2 34 (11.26%) Data Centre
3 29 (9.60%) Statistics
4 16 (5.30%) Enterprise Software
5 12 (3.97%) User Experience
6 10 (3.31%) Analytical Skills
7 6 (1.99%) Clustering
8 5 (1.66%) Blackberry
8 5 (1.66%) Driving Licence
9 4 (1.32%) Replication
9 4 (1.32%) Virtual Team
10 3 (0.99%) CMDB
10 3 (0.99%) Wiki
11 2 (0.66%) Celerra
11 2 (0.66%) CLARiiON
11 2 (0.66%) EPoS
11 2 (0.66%) Fat Client
11 2 (0.66%) Handset
11 2 (0.66%) Thin Client
11 2 (0.66%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 90 (29.80%) Windows
2 44 (14.57%) Windows Server
3 25 (8.28%) Linux
4 22 (7.28%) Windows Server 2012
5 19 (6.29%) Windows Server 2003
6 17 (5.63%) Windows Server 2008
7 15 (4.97%) Windows 7
8 11 (3.64%) Unix
9 6 (1.99%) Windows 10
9 6 (1.99%) Windows 8
10 3 (0.99%) CentOS
10 3 (0.99%) Solaris
11 2 (0.66%) Data ONTAP
11 2 (0.66%) Windows XP
12 1 (0.33%) AIX
12 1 (0.33%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.33%) Windows Phone
12 1 (0.33%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 197 (65.23%) ITIL
2 119 (39.40%) Service Delivery
3 88 (29.14%) Infrastructure Management
4 87 (28.81%) Service Management
5 69 (22.85%) ITIL V3
6 63 (20.86%) Problem Management
7 38 (12.58%) Mentoring
8 37 (12.25%) ITSM
9 33 (10.93%) Software Engineering
10 32 (10.60%) Stakeholder Management
11 25 (8.28%) Incident Management
12 24 (7.95%) Data Encryption
12 24 (7.95%) Performance Management
13 22 (7.28%) Critical Success Factor
14 21 (6.95%) Agile Software Development
15 20 (6.62%) Continuous Improvement
15 20 (6.62%) Contract Management
15 20 (6.62%) Escalation Management
16 19 (6.29%) Project Management
17 15 (4.97%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 29 (9.60%) SQL
2 12 (3.97%) T-SQL
3 11 (3.64%) Java
3 11 (3.64%) SQR
4 9 (2.98%) C#
5 8 (2.65%) PL/SQL
6 7 (2.32%) JavaScript
7 6 (1.99%) VBA
8 5 (1.66%) C
8 5 (1.66%) PHP
9 4 (1.32%) PowerShell
9 4 (1.32%) Shell Script
10 3 (0.99%) C++
10 3 (0.99%) Perl
10 3 (0.99%) Python
11 1 (0.33%) VB
Qualifications
1 96 (31.79%) Security Cleared
2 88 (29.14%) DV Cleared
3 22 (7.28%) ITIL Certification
4 18 (5.96%) Degree
4 18 (5.96%) SC Cleared
5 16 (5.30%) Cisco Certification
6 15 (4.97%) ISEB
6 15 (4.97%) Microsoft Certification
7 9 (2.98%) CCNA
8 8 (2.65%) MCITP
9 7 (2.32%) CCNP
9 7 (2.32%) MCSE
10 6 (1.99%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 5 (1.66%) CCDP
11 5 (1.66%) MCP
12 4 (1.32%) CCSP
13 2 (0.66%) MCSA
14 1 (0.33%) MCDBA
14 1 (0.33%) MOS
14 1 (0.33%) VCDX
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (2.65%) QA
2 5 (1.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (0.99%) BS7799
3 3 (0.99%) COBIT
4 2 (0.66%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.33%) DICOM
5 1 (0.33%) HL7
5 1 (0.33%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.33%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 58 (19.21%) Active Directory
2 22 (7.28%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (6.62%) Virtual Desktop
4 13 (4.30%) Oracle RAC
5 7 (2.32%) Hyper-V
6 5 (1.66%) XenApp
7 4 (1.32%) vSphere
8 2 (0.66%) EMC RecoverPoint
8 2 (0.66%) NFS
8 2 (0.66%) Terminal Services
9 1 (0.33%) KVM
Systems Management
1 19 (6.29%) NetBackup
2 18 (5.96%) SCCM
3 13 (4.30%) Oracle RMAN
4 11 (3.64%) Cisco Prime
4 11 (3.64%) Data Guard
5 6 (1.99%) Microsoft Clustering
5 6 (1.99%) SCOM
6 5 (1.66%) HP SIM
7 4 (1.32%) OpenView
7 4 (1.32%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 3 (0.99%) Nagios
9 2 (0.66%) HP Data Protector
9 2 (0.66%) SnapMirror
9 2 (0.66%) SnapVault
9 2 (0.66%) WSUS
10 1 (0.33%) AirWatch
10 1 (0.33%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
10 1 (0.33%) FortiGate
10 1 (0.33%) Perfmon
10 1 (0.33%) WMI
Vendors
1 80 (26.49%) Microsoft
2 39 (12.91%) Cisco
3 36 (11.92%) Oracle
4 35 (11.59%) VMware
5 21 (6.95%) HP
6 15 (4.97%) Cadence
7 12 (3.97%) SolarWinds
8 11 (3.64%) PeopleSoft
9 9 (2.98%) Citrix
10 8 (2.65%) 3PAR
10 8 (2.65%) IBM
10 8 (2.65%) Nokia
10 8 (2.65%) Veeam
11 6 (1.99%) Veritas
12 5 (1.66%) Juniper
12 5 (1.66%) Red Hat
13 4 (1.32%) Alcatel-Lucent
13 4 (1.32%) CA
13 4 (1.32%) CheckPoint
13 4 (1.32%) Remedy
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