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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 68 71 66
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -5
Permanent jobs citing SLA 237 219 194
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 3.96% 3.60% 3.83%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 36.13% 38.62% 32.99%
Number of salaries quoted 211 181 164
Average salary £35,000 £30,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £22,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £57,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £35,750
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -9.09%
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
656 567 588
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 10.97% 9.32% 11.61%
Number of salaries quoted 553 455 485
Average salary £42,500 £37,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.86% -1.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,750 £22,200 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £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 28 August 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 28 August 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
Wiltshire +19 95 £37,500 +50.00% 12
Bristol -36 40 £37,500 +12.78% 14
Gloucestershire -1 37 £37,500 +2.04% 4
Somerset -9 25 £26,000 -5.45% 2
Dorset +14 19 £38,750 -22.11% 2
Devon -11 12 £20,800 +1.46% 4
Cornwall -1 6 £30,000 -45.45% 1
SLA
England

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 170 (40.28%) ITIL
2 142 (33.65%) Windows
3 141 (33.41%) Microsoft
4 109 (25.83%) Finance
5 97 (22.99%) Service Delivery
6 77 (18.25%) VMware
6 77 (18.25%) SQL
7 75 (17.77%) Active Directory
8 69 (16.35%) Root Cause Analysis
9 68 (16.11%) Cisco
9 68 (16.11%) MS Excel
9 68 (16.11%) Firewall
10 66 (15.64%) Windows Server 2003
10 66 (15.64%) Windows Server 2008
11 65 (15.40%) Security Cleared
12 63 (14.93%) MS Exchange
13 61 (14.45%) Windows Server 2012
14 60 (14.22%) Service Management
15 57 (13.51%) LAN
16 55 (13.03%) DNS
17 51 (12.09%) Degree
18 50 (11.85%) DHCP
18 50 (11.85%) Linux
19 49 (11.61%) Oracle
19 49 (11.61%) Incident Management
20 48 (11.37%) WAN
21 44 (10.43%) Cisco Certification
22 43 (10.19%) Change Management
23 41 (9.72%) VMware Infrastructure
24 38 (9.00%) SQL Server

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 63 (14.93%) MS Exchange
2 29 (6.87%) Exchange Server 2010
3 22 (5.21%) Exchange Server 2007
4 19 (4.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 18 (4.27%) SharePoint
6 8 (1.90%) IIS
7 7 (1.66%) Exchange Server 2013
8 6 (1.42%) Office Communications Server
9 5 (1.18%) CMS
10 4 (0.95%) MQSeries
10 4 (0.95%) Apache
11 3 (0.71%) Mule
11 3 (0.71%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 3 (0.71%) Lync
12 2 (0.47%) Confluence
12 2 (0.47%) SharePoint 2010
12 2 (0.47%) Exchange Server 2003
12 2 (0.47%) Tomcat
13 1 (0.24%) JBoss
13 1 (0.24%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 68 (16.11%) MS Excel
2 20 (4.74%) MS Office
3 10 (2.37%) MS Visio
4 7 (1.66%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (0.95%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.24%) FastStats
Business Applications
1 23 (5.45%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (0.95%) Changepoint
2 4 (0.95%) Oracle EBS R12
3 3 (0.71%) Oracle iProcurement
3 3 (0.71%) Oracle Payables
3 3 (0.71%) Oracle Cash Management
3 3 (0.71%) Oracle Assets
3 3 (0.71%) Oracle Internet Expenses
3 3 (0.71%) Oracle General Ledger
4 1 (0.24%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (0.24%) Adobe Campaign
4 1 (0.24%) ResourceLink
4 1 (0.24%) Unica
4 1 (0.24%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.24%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.24%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (0.24%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 4 (0.95%) Cloud Computing
1 4 (0.95%) Office 365
2 1 (0.24%) HP Helion
2 1 (0.24%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.24%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 68 (16.11%) Firewall
2 57 (13.51%) LAN
3 55 (13.03%) DNS
4 50 (11.85%) DHCP
5 48 (11.37%) WAN
6 32 (7.58%) Internet
7 28 (6.64%) VPN
8 24 (5.69%) BGP
9 23 (5.45%) EIGRP
10 22 (5.21%) SAN
11 21 (4.98%) TCP/IP
12 20 (4.74%) Cisco Nexus
13 18 (4.27%) Cisco ASA
13 18 (4.27%) WLAN
14 17 (4.03%) MPLS
15 13 (3.08%) Wireshark
15 13 (3.08%) Cisco IOS
16 12 (2.84%) NAS
17 9 (2.13%) Network Security
18 8 (1.90%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (9.00%) SQL Server
2 20 (4.74%) Data Warehouse
2 20 (4.74%) Oracle Database
3 19 (4.50%) Oracle Database 11g
4 17 (4.03%) BusinessObjects
5 15 (3.55%) Oracle Database 12c
6 11 (2.61%) SQL Server 2008
7 10 (2.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 9 (2.13%) SQL Server 2005
8 9 (2.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 9 (2.13%) Relational Database
9 8 (1.90%) Oracle ODI
9 8 (1.90%) MySQL
10 5 (1.18%) Oracle Database 10g
10 5 (1.18%) SAP Data Services
10 5 (1.18%) SQL Server 2012
10 5 (1.18%) SAP BI
11 3 (0.71%) PostgreSQL
11 3 (0.71%) Oracle Discoverer
11 3 (0.71%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 15 (3.55%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 12 (2.84%) Toad
3 5 (1.18%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (0.95%) Visual Studio
5 3 (0.71%) Subversion
6 2 (0.47%) JIRA
6 2 (0.47%) NUnit
6 2 (0.47%) JUnit
6 2 (0.47%) Oracle Forms
6 2 (0.47%) Eclipse
6 2 (0.47%) Bitbucket
6 2 (0.47%) Gradle
6 2 (0.47%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.24%) Yeoman
General
1 109 (25.83%) Finance
2 29 (6.87%) Retail
3 21 (4.98%) Marketing
3 21 (4.98%) Telecoms
4 17 (4.03%) Legal
4 17 (4.03%) Banking
5 16 (3.79%) Law
6 3 (0.71%) Advertising
6 3 (0.71%) Billing
6 3 (0.71%) General Ledger
7 2 (0.47%) Multimedia
7 2 (0.47%) Automotive
7 2 (0.47%) Electronics
8 1 (0.24%) Back Office
8 1 (0.24%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.24%) Military
8 1 (0.24%) Mandarin Language
8 1 (0.24%) French Language
8 1 (0.24%) German Language
8 1 (0.24%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 122 (28.91%) Analyst
2 54 (12.80%) Support Analyst
3 46 (10.90%) Support Engineer
4 44 (10.43%) Service Manager
5 37 (8.77%) Applications Support
6 30 (7.11%) Network Engineer
7 26 (6.16%) Service Analyst
8 24 (5.69%) Network Analyst
8 24 (5.69%) Service Desk Analyst
9 23 (5.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 23 (5.45%) Services Delivery Manager
9 23 (5.45%) Delivery Manager
9 23 (5.45%) Oracle Analyst
10 20 (4.74%) Team Leader
11 19 (4.50%) Senior Analyst
11 19 (4.50%) Technical Support
12 18 (4.27%) Middleware Analyst
13 16 (3.79%) Developer
13 16 (3.79%) Applications Support Analyst
14 15 (3.55%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (5.45%) Middleware
2 19 (4.50%) Oracle Fusion
3 15 (3.55%) XSD
3 15 (3.55%) XSLT
3 15 (3.55%) WSDL
4 14 (3.32%) .NET
5 8 (1.90%) XML
6 7 (1.66%) Web Services
7 6 (1.42%) ASP.NET
8 5 (1.18%) J2EE
8 5 (1.18%) HTML
8 5 (1.18%) CSS
8 5 (1.18%) Spring
9 4 (0.95%) Ajax
9 4 (0.95%) jQuery
10 3 (0.71%) Django
10 3 (0.71%) RabbitMQ
10 3 (0.71%) REST
10 3 (0.71%) RESTEasy
11 2 (0.47%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 30 (7.11%) Data Centre
2 24 (5.69%) Analytical Skills
3 16 (3.79%) Management Information System
4 15 (3.55%) Blackberry
5 13 (3.08%) Enterprise Software
6 12 (2.84%) Computer Science
7 8 (1.90%) Statistics
7 8 (1.90%) Clustering
7 8 (1.90%) Mainframe
8 7 (1.66%) Client/Server
9 6 (1.42%) BYOD
10 5 (1.18%) Visualisation
10 5 (1.18%) Video Conferencing
11 4 (0.95%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 4 (0.95%) Online Banking
12 3 (0.71%) Web 2.0
12 3 (0.71%) AS400
12 3 (0.71%) Device Driver
12 3 (0.71%) iSeries
12 3 (0.71%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 142 (33.65%) Windows
2 66 (15.64%) Windows Server 2003
2 66 (15.64%) Windows Server 2008
3 61 (14.45%) Windows Server 2012
4 50 (11.85%) Linux
5 38 (9.00%) UNIX
6 31 (7.35%) Windows 7
7 12 (2.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 12 (2.84%) Windows XP
8 6 (1.42%) Android
8 6 (1.42%) Apple iOS
8 6 (1.42%) Windows 2000 Server
9 3 (0.71%) Windows 8
9 3 (0.71%) Solaris
10 2 (0.47%) Windows Phone
10 2 (0.47%) CentOS
11 1 (0.24%) Oracle Linux
11 1 (0.24%) Windows 2000
11 1 (0.24%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 170 (40.28%) ITIL
2 97 (22.99%) Service Delivery
3 69 (16.35%) Root Cause Analysis
4 60 (14.22%) Service Management
5 49 (11.61%) Incident Management
6 43 (10.19%) Change Management
7 32 (7.58%) Line Management
8 29 (6.87%) Problem Management
9 27 (6.40%) CRM
10 26 (6.16%) Configuration Management
11 25 (5.92%) Process Management
11 25 (5.92%) Mentoring
11 25 (5.92%) Change Control
12 23 (5.45%) Business Intelligence
13 22 (5.21%) SOA
13 22 (5.21%) Project Management
13 22 (5.21%) ITSM
13 22 (5.21%) Capacity Management
14 21 (4.98%) Network Monitoring
15 20 (4.74%) BPEL
Programming Languages
1 77 (18.25%) SQL
2 23 (5.45%) Java
3 15 (3.55%) T-SQL
3 15 (3.55%) XPath
4 14 (3.32%) C
5 12 (2.84%) PL/SQL
6 11 (2.61%) Python
7 10 (2.37%) C#
8 8 (1.90%) Perl
9 7 (1.66%) JavaScript
9 7 (1.66%) PowerShell
10 6 (1.42%) PHP
11 5 (1.18%) Shell Script
12 4 (0.95%) VB.NET
13 3 (0.71%) VB
13 3 (0.71%) R
14 2 (0.47%) VBScript
14 2 (0.47%) Delphi
15 1 (0.24%) C++
15 1 (0.24%) AWK
Qualifications
1 65 (15.40%) Security Cleared
2 51 (12.09%) Degree
3 44 (10.43%) Cisco Certification
4 28 (6.64%) SC Cleared
5 27 (6.40%) CCNA
6 20 (4.74%) CCNP
7 16 (3.79%) ITIL Certification
8 13 (3.08%) Microsoft Certification
9 8 (1.90%) MCSE
10 7 (1.66%) MCSA
10 7 (1.66%) DV Cleared
11 4 (0.95%) MCP
11 4 (0.95%) HND
12 3 (0.71%) A+ Certification
12 3 (0.71%) Check Point Certification
12 3 (0.71%) CCSA
12 3 (0.71%) CCSE
12 3 (0.71%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 2 (0.47%) CCENT
13 2 (0.47%) NVQ Level 3
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (1.42%) QA
2 3 (0.71%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 2 (0.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.24%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.24%) JSP 440
4 1 (0.24%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 75 (17.77%) Active Directory
2 41 (9.72%) VMware Infrastructure
3 25 (5.92%) VMware ESX
4 16 (3.79%) XenApp
5 11 (2.61%) Hyper-V
6 7 (1.66%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 7 (1.66%) vSphere
7 6 (1.42%) Microsoft App-V
7 6 (1.42%) BitLocker
8 4 (0.95%) Samba
9 3 (0.71%) ProxySG
9 3 (0.71%) Terminal Services
10 2 (0.47%) ISA Server
10 2 (0.47%) Firmware
10 2 (0.47%) XenDesktop
10 2 (0.47%) Docker
11 1 (0.24%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 1 (0.24%) VMware ESXi
11 1 (0.24%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 26 (6.16%) SCCM
1 26 (6.16%) SCOM
2 21 (4.98%) NetBackup
3 15 (3.55%) Backup Exec
4 14 (3.32%) HP SIM
5 13 (3.08%) Cisco LMS
5 13 (3.08%) Opsview
6 11 (2.61%) Nagios
7 10 (2.37%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 8 (1.90%) WSUS
8 8 (1.90%) HP Data Protector
9 5 (1.18%) Opscode Chef
10 4 (0.95%) CA Spectrum
10 4 (0.95%) Cisco UCCE
10 4 (0.95%) Cisco UCCX
10 4 (0.95%) Cisco CUCM
11 3 (0.71%) Norton AntiVirus
12 2 (0.47%) Tivoli
12 2 (0.47%) Vagrant
12 2 (0.47%) Puppet
Vendors
1 141 (33.41%) Microsoft
2 77 (18.25%) VMware
3 68 (16.11%) Cisco
4 49 (11.61%) Oracle
5 23 (5.45%) Citrix
6 22 (5.21%) CheckPoint
7 20 (4.74%) HP
8 19 (4.50%) Juniper
8 19 (4.50%) Siebel
9 14 (3.32%) NetApp
9 14 (3.32%) Symantec
10 12 (2.84%) Remedy
11 10 (2.37%) Nokia
11 10 (2.37%) F5
12 8 (1.90%) Hitachi
13 7 (1.66%) Blue Coat
14 6 (1.42%) CommVault
14 6 (1.42%) SAP
14 6 (1.42%) Bomgar
15 5 (1.18%) Nimsoft
Salisbury, Wiltshire
GCS
Salary: Bonus & Traininig
Posted: 10 hours ago
Salisbury, Wiltshire
Sopra Steria Limited
Posted: 10 hours ago
Poole, Dorset
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £47 - £50 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Professionals in Law
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Wiltshire
Skye Group
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum with company benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Wiltshire
Skye Group
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum with company benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bath, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £20000.00 - £30000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Spencer Rose
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Devon
SCC
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
SCC
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bournemouth
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £28000.00 - £31000.00 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Swindon
National Tust
Posted: 10 days ago
Heelis, Swindon, Wiltshire, South West
National Trust
Salary: Circa £40k
Posted: 10 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Plymouth
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 10 days ago