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 29 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 73 69 85
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +16
Permanent jobs citing SLA 217 217 159
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 3.72% 3.55% 3.03%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 33.75% 35.63% 27.23%
Number of salaries quoted 197 181 135
Average salary £35,000 £31,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,920 £21,500 £21,400
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £49,000
UK excluding London average salary £33,500 £34,000 £37,000
% change year-on-year
-1.47% -8.10%
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
643 609 584
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 11.03% 9.97% 11.15%
Number of salaries quoted 544 480 495
Average salary £40,000 £36,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.58% -2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £22,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £63,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 29 July 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 29 July 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 +12 77 £37,250 +49.00% 10
Somerset +16 33 £26,000 -16.80%
Bristol -35 27 £37,000 -1.33% 8
Dorset +21 25 £37,500 +51.51% 2
Gloucestershire -26 25 £36,750 +22.50% 5
Devon -21 16 £24,500 +11.36% 1
Cornwall -13 5 £30,000 -45.45% 2
SLA
England

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 29 July 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.

1 173 (42.51%) ITIL
2 122 (29.98%) Windows
3 121 (29.73%) Microsoft
4 91 (22.36%) Finance
5 80 (19.66%) Service Delivery
6 72 (17.69%) MS Excel
7 71 (17.44%) Active Directory
8 66 (16.22%) VMware
9 64 (15.72%) Cisco
10 63 (15.48%) SQL
11 60 (14.74%) MS Exchange
12 58 (14.25%) Security Cleared
13 57 (14.00%) Firewall
14 52 (12.78%) Windows Server 2003
14 52 (12.78%) Windows Server 2008
15 51 (12.53%) Incident Management
15 51 (12.53%) Service Management
16 50 (12.29%) LAN
17 49 (12.04%) Root Cause Analysis
18 48 (11.79%) Windows Server 2012
18 48 (11.79%) Linux
19 47 (11.55%) Oracle
20 46 (11.30%) Change Management
21 43 (10.57%) Degree
22 42 (10.32%) DNS
23 41 (10.07%) WAN
24 38 (9.34%) SC Cleared
25 37 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
25 37 (9.09%) DHCP
26 36 (8.85%) Cisco Certification

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 60 (14.74%) MS Exchange
2 23 (5.65%) Exchange Server 2010
3 20 (4.91%) SharePoint
4 19 (4.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 17 (4.18%) Exchange Server 2007
6 9 (2.21%) IIS
7 7 (1.72%) Apache
8 6 (1.47%) Office Communications Server
9 5 (1.23%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 5 (1.23%) CMS
9 5 (1.23%) JBoss
9 5 (1.23%) WebLogic
10 4 (0.98%) Tomcat
10 4 (0.98%) MQSeries
11 3 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2013
11 3 (0.74%) Lync
12 2 (0.49%) Exchange Server 2003
12 2 (0.49%) Confluence
12 2 (0.49%) SharePoint 2010
13 1 (0.25%) Oracle 10gAS
Applications
1 72 (17.69%) MS Excel
2 25 (6.14%) MS Office
3 10 (2.46%) MS Visio
4 7 (1.72%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (0.98%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.49%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 26 (6.39%) Oracle EBS
2 7 (1.72%) Oracle EBS R12
3 6 (1.47%) Oracle iProcurement
3 6 (1.47%) Oracle Payables
3 6 (1.47%) Oracle Cash Management
3 6 (1.47%) Oracle Assets
3 6 (1.47%) Oracle Internet Expenses
3 6 (1.47%) Oracle General Ledger
4 4 (0.98%) Changepoint
5 3 (0.74%) Oracle Receivables
6 2 (0.49%) Oracle Financials
7 1 (0.25%) Oracle 11i
7 1 (0.25%) ResourceLink
7 1 (0.25%) Oracle Applications
7 1 (0.25%) Oracle iRecruitment
7 1 (0.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (0.98%) Office 365
2 1 (0.25%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.25%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 57 (14.00%) Firewall
2 50 (12.29%) LAN
3 42 (10.32%) DNS
4 41 (10.07%) WAN
5 37 (9.09%) DHCP
6 27 (6.63%) VPN
7 26 (6.39%) SAN
8 25 (6.14%) TCP/IP
9 22 (5.41%) Internet
10 19 (4.67%) BGP
10 19 (4.67%) EIGRP
11 17 (4.18%) MPLS
12 16 (3.93%) WLAN
13 15 (3.69%) NAS
14 14 (3.44%) Cisco ASA
15 12 (2.95%) Cisco Nexus
16 9 (2.21%) Wireshark
16 9 (2.21%) Cisco IOS
17 7 (1.72%) VoIP
18 6 (1.47%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (8.85%) SQL Server
2 21 (5.16%) Oracle Database
3 19 (4.67%) Data Warehouse
3 19 (4.67%) Oracle Database 11g
4 15 (3.69%) Oracle Database 12c
5 12 (2.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 11 (2.70%) BusinessObjects
6 11 (2.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 10 (2.46%) SQL Server 2008
8 9 (2.21%) SQL Server 2005
9 8 (1.97%) Oracle ODI
10 7 (1.72%) MySQL
11 6 (1.47%) Oracle Database 10g
11 6 (1.47%) Relational Database
12 5 (1.23%) SAP Data Services
12 5 (1.23%) SAP BI
12 5 (1.23%) Oracle Discoverer
12 5 (1.23%) Oracle Reports
13 4 (0.98%) SQL Server 2012
14 3 (0.74%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 11 (2.70%) Toad
2 10 (2.46%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 6 (1.47%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (1.23%) Visual Studio
4 5 (1.23%) Subversion
5 4 (0.98%) Eclipse
5 4 (0.98%) JUnit
6 3 (0.74%) Jenkins
7 2 (0.49%) Bitbucket
7 2 (0.49%) Gradle
7 2 (0.49%) JIRA
7 2 (0.49%) NUnit
8 1 (0.25%) Ant
General
1 91 (22.36%) Finance
2 26 (6.39%) Retail
3 19 (4.67%) Marketing
4 17 (4.18%) Telecoms
5 14 (3.44%) Legal
6 12 (2.95%) Law
7 11 (2.70%) Banking
8 5 (1.23%) General Ledger
9 3 (0.74%) Billing
9 3 (0.74%) Advertising
10 2 (0.49%) Electronics
10 2 (0.49%) Retail Banking
11 1 (0.25%) Back Office
11 1 (0.25%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.25%) Automotive
11 1 (0.25%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.25%) Military
11 1 (0.25%) Mandarin Language
11 1 (0.25%) French Language
11 1 (0.25%) German Language
Job Titles
1 124 (30.47%) Analyst
2 49 (12.04%) Support Analyst
3 44 (10.81%) Support Engineer
4 34 (8.35%) Service Manager
5 31 (7.62%) Service Analyst
6 29 (7.13%) Service Desk Analyst
7 28 (6.88%) Network Engineer
8 26 (6.39%) Applications Support
9 24 (5.90%) Oracle Analyst
10 23 (5.65%) Network Analyst
11 22 (5.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 20 (4.91%) 2nd Line Support
12 20 (4.91%) Delivery Manager
13 19 (4.67%) Services Delivery Manager
13 19 (4.67%) Senior Analyst
14 18 (4.42%) Developer
14 18 (4.42%) Middleware Analyst
15 16 (3.93%) Applications Support Analyst
15 16 (3.93%) Team Leader
16 14 (3.44%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (5.16%) Middleware
2 20 (4.91%) Oracle Fusion
3 15 (3.69%) XSD
3 15 (3.69%) XSLT
3 15 (3.69%) WSDL
4 13 (3.19%) .NET
5 10 (2.46%) XML
6 8 (1.97%) Web Services
7 5 (1.23%) J2EE
8 4 (0.98%) CSS
8 4 (0.98%) JSP
8 4 (0.98%) Hibernate
8 4 (0.98%) Spring
8 4 (0.98%) Ajax
8 4 (0.98%) jQuery
9 3 (0.74%) MDX
9 3 (0.74%) HTML
9 3 (0.74%) ASP.NET
10 2 (0.49%) Classic ASP
10 2 (0.49%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 25 (6.14%) Data Centre
2 24 (5.90%) Analytical Skills
3 17 (4.18%) Blackberry
4 11 (2.70%) Management Information System
4 11 (2.70%) Clustering
5 8 (1.97%) Client/Server
5 8 (1.97%) Mainframe
5 8 (1.97%) Enterprise Software
6 7 (1.72%) Computer Science
6 7 (1.72%) Visualisation
7 6 (1.47%) Statistics
7 6 (1.47%) BYOD
8 4 (0.98%) Wiki
9 3 (0.74%) Credit Risk
9 3 (0.74%) e-Health
9 3 (0.74%) AS400
9 3 (0.74%) iSeries
10 2 (0.49%) Handset
10 2 (0.49%) CMDB
11 1 (0.25%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 122 (29.98%) Windows
2 52 (12.78%) Windows Server 2003
2 52 (12.78%) Windows Server 2008
3 48 (11.79%) Linux
3 48 (11.79%) Windows Server 2012
4 34 (8.35%) UNIX
5 24 (5.90%) Windows 7
6 12 (2.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 9 (2.21%) Solaris
8 8 (1.97%) Windows XP
9 5 (1.23%) Windows 2000 Server
10 4 (0.98%) AIX
11 3 (0.74%) CentOS
11 3 (0.74%) Windows 8
12 2 (0.49%) Apple iOS
12 2 (0.49%) Oracle Linux
12 2 (0.49%) Android
12 2 (0.49%) Windows Phone
13 1 (0.25%) Windows 2000
13 1 (0.25%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 173 (42.51%) ITIL
2 80 (19.66%) Service Delivery
3 51 (12.53%) Service Management
3 51 (12.53%) Incident Management
4 49 (12.04%) Root Cause Analysis
5 46 (11.30%) Change Management
6 28 (6.88%) Line Management
7 27 (6.63%) CRM
8 25 (6.14%) Change Control
9 24 (5.90%) Problem Management
10 22 (5.41%) Mentoring
11 21 (5.16%) Configuration Management
12 20 (4.91%) SOA
12 20 (4.91%) Business Intelligence
12 20 (4.91%) ITSM
12 20 (4.91%) BPEL
12 20 (4.91%) Capacity Management
13 18 (4.42%) Capacity Planning
14 17 (4.18%) Project Management
15 16 (3.93%) Process Management
Programming Languages
1 63 (15.48%) SQL
2 18 (4.42%) C
3 17 (4.18%) Java
4 15 (3.69%) XPath
5 13 (3.19%) T-SQL
6 9 (2.21%) C#
7 8 (1.97%) Perl
8 7 (1.72%) PL/SQL
8 7 (1.72%) PowerShell
9 6 (1.47%) Shell Script
10 5 (1.23%) VB.NET
10 5 (1.23%) JavaScript
11 4 (0.98%) Python
11 4 (0.98%) Korn
12 3 (0.74%) PHP
13 2 (0.49%) VBA
13 2 (0.49%) VBScript
13 2 (0.49%) VB
14 1 (0.25%) Delphi
14 1 (0.25%) AWK
Qualifications
1 58 (14.25%) Security Cleared
2 43 (10.57%) Degree
3 38 (9.34%) SC Cleared
4 36 (8.85%) Cisco Certification
5 27 (6.63%) CCNA
6 20 (4.91%) ITIL Certification
7 12 (2.95%) CCNP
8 11 (2.70%) Microsoft Certification
9 8 (1.97%) MCSE
10 7 (1.72%) MCSA
11 5 (1.23%) DV Cleared
12 4 (0.98%) MCP
12 4 (0.98%) HND
13 3 (0.74%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 3 (0.74%) CCSA
13 3 (0.74%) CCSE
13 3 (0.74%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 3 (0.74%) Check Point Certification
14 2 (0.49%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 2 (0.49%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (1.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 6 (1.47%) QA
2 4 (0.98%) JSP 440
3 3 (0.74%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 3 (0.74%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.25%) ISO 14001
4 1 (0.25%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 71 (17.44%) Active Directory
2 37 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (4.42%) XenApp
4 16 (3.93%) VMware ESX
5 10 (2.46%) Hyper-V
6 9 (2.21%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 7 (1.72%) vSphere
8 6 (1.47%) Microsoft App-V
8 6 (1.47%) BitLocker
9 4 (0.98%) Terminal Services
9 4 (0.98%) Samba
10 3 (0.74%) ProxySG
11 2 (0.49%) ISA Server
11 2 (0.49%) Firmware
11 2 (0.49%) XenDesktop
11 2 (0.49%) Docker
12 1 (0.25%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 1 (0.25%) VMware ESXi
12 1 (0.25%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 18 (4.42%) NetBackup
2 17 (4.18%) SCCM
3 16 (3.93%) SCOM
3 16 (3.93%) Backup Exec
4 9 (2.21%) Cisco LMS
4 9 (2.21%) Opsview
5 7 (1.72%) WSUS
6 6 (1.47%) Nagios
7 5 (1.23%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 5 (1.23%) HP SIM
8 4 (0.98%) HP Data Protector
9 3 (0.74%) Norton AntiVirus
9 3 (0.74%) Puppet
10 2 (0.49%) Vagrant
10 2 (0.49%) Opscode Chef
11 1 (0.25%) Cisco Prime
11 1 (0.25%) NetVault Backup
11 1 (0.25%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
11 1 (0.25%) OpenView
11 1 (0.25%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 121 (29.73%) Microsoft
2 66 (16.22%) VMware
3 64 (15.72%) Cisco
4 47 (11.55%) Oracle
5 25 (6.14%) Citrix
6 20 (4.91%) Siebel
6 20 (4.91%) CheckPoint
7 19 (4.67%) NetApp
8 18 (4.42%) Juniper
9 14 (3.44%) Remedy
10 11 (2.70%) HP
10 11 (2.70%) F5
11 10 (2.46%) Nokia
12 9 (2.21%) Symantec
13 8 (1.97%) Hitachi
14 6 (1.47%) SAP
15 5 (1.23%) CommVault
15 5 (1.23%) Veeam
15 5 (1.23%) Bomgar
16 4 (0.98%) ATG
Chippenham, Wiltshire
Austin Fraser Ltd
Salary: Bens
Posted: 4 hours ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Synergize Consulting
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum + £400 pcm Car Allowance + £5,000 An
Posted: 16 hours ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Lloyds Banking Group
Posted: 17 hours ago
Salisbury, Wiltshire
Sopra Steria Limited
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucestershire
Curve IT Recruitment
Salary: £29000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Lloyds Banking Group
Salary: £30218 - £37328 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
EE
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £32000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Hudson IT
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
South West
Recruit121
Salary: Competitive Salary
Posted: 6 days ago
Truro
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £60000 - £90000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Bristol
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £25000 - £27000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Swindon
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £20000.00 - £25000.00 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
Swindon
Nationwide
Posted: 13 days ago
Swindon
Nationwide
Posted: 13 days ago