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 26 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 84 53 47
Rank change year-on-year
-31 -6
Permanent jobs citing SLA 205 273 272
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 3.18% 4.81% 4.76%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 40.59% 43.40% 37.78%
Number of salaries quoted 174 193 215
Average salary £33,794 £34,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-0.60% -2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £20,940 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,050 £42,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-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
505 629 720
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 7.84% 11.07% 12.61%
Number of salaries quoted 417 480 562
Average salary £39,500 £37,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.33% -2.59%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.23% +1.25%

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 26 November 2014.

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 26 November 2014. 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 -9 69 £35,750 +2.14% 10
Wiltshire -20 64 £30,044 +3.44% 3
Somerset +13 27 £30,000 -20.00% 3
Gloucestershire 0 27 £48,500 +102.08% 2
Devon -37 9 £29,000 - 1
Dorset -39 6 £29,000 -19.44% 3
Avon - 1 £34,500 -
SLA
England

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, 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.

1 178 (41.88%) Windows
2 162 (38.12%) ITIL
3 126 (29.65%) Finance
4 125 (29.41%) Microsoft
5 114 (26.82%) Service Delivery
6 101 (23.76%) SQL
7 79 (18.59%) Firewall
7 79 (18.59%) Active Directory
8 75 (17.65%) MS Excel
9 71 (16.71%) Change Management
10 67 (15.76%) SQL Server
11 66 (15.53%) Service Management
12 60 (14.12%) MS Office
13 59 (13.88%) Linux
13 59 (13.88%) Problem Management
14 58 (13.65%) Analytical Skills
15 57 (13.41%) Cisco
16 56 (13.18%) Windows Server 2003
17 51 (12.00%) VMware
17 51 (12.00%) Windows Server 2008
18 48 (11.29%) Degree
19 45 (10.59%) Line Management
20 43 (10.12%) Windows 7
21 42 (9.88%) Configuration Management
22 41 (9.65%) LAN
23 39 (9.18%) Oracle
24 37 (8.71%) Management Information System
25 35 (8.24%) WAN
26 34 (8.00%) Incident Management
27 33 (7.76%) Cisco Certification

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, 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 31 (7.29%) MS Exchange
2 24 (5.65%) SharePoint
3 17 (4.00%) IIS
4 14 (3.29%) Exchange Server 2010
5 12 (2.82%) Exchange Server 2003
6 11 (2.59%) Apache
7 7 (1.65%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 7 (1.65%) Exchange Server 2013
8 6 (1.41%) Exchange Server 2007
9 4 (0.94%) WebSphere
9 4 (0.94%) WebSphere Application Server
9 4 (0.94%) Tomcat
10 2 (0.47%) JBoss
10 2 (0.47%) SharePoint 2013
10 2 (0.47%) SharePoint 2010
10 2 (0.47%) SharePoint Server
11 1 (0.24%) Lync
11 1 (0.24%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 75 (17.65%) MS Excel
2 60 (14.12%) MS Office
3 16 (3.76%) MS PowerPoint
4 7 (1.65%) MS Project
5 5 (1.18%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.47%) InfoPath
7 1 (0.24%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 13 (3.06%) Dynamics CRM
2 12 (2.82%) Oracle EBS
3 7 (1.65%) Changepoint
4 5 (1.18%) Oracle Financials
5 3 (0.71%) Oracle General Ledger
5 3 (0.71%) Oracle EBS R12
5 3 (0.71%) Oracle iProcurement
5 3 (0.71%) Oracle Payables
5 3 (0.71%) Oracle Cash Management
5 3 (0.71%) Oracle Assets
5 3 (0.71%) Oracle Internet Expenses
6 2 (0.47%) TIBCO iProcess
7 1 (0.24%) Summit
7 1 (0.24%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.71%) Office 365
2 2 (0.47%) SaaS
3 1 (0.24%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.24%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 79 (18.59%) Firewall
2 41 (9.65%) LAN
3 35 (8.24%) WAN
4 32 (7.53%) VPN
5 27 (6.35%) TCP/IP
6 24 (5.65%) DNS
6 24 (5.65%) MPLS
7 21 (4.94%) DHCP
8 14 (3.29%) VoIP
8 14 (3.29%) VLAN
9 13 (3.06%) SAN
10 11 (2.59%) ISDN
11 10 (2.35%) Cisco ASA
12 8 (1.88%) Unified Communications
12 8 (1.88%) BGP
12 8 (1.88%) EIGRP
13 7 (1.65%) Internet
13 7 (1.65%) NetScaler
14 5 (1.18%) Structured Cabling
14 5 (1.18%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 67 (15.76%) SQL Server
2 25 (5.88%) Relational Database
3 22 (5.18%) SQL Server 2008
4 19 (4.47%) MySQL
5 18 (4.24%) SQL Server 2005
6 13 (3.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 12 (2.82%) DB2
7 12 (2.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 10 (2.35%) Data Warehouse
9 7 (1.65%) Oracle Reports
9 7 (1.65%) SQL Server 2012
9 7 (1.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 5 (1.18%) SQL Server 2000
11 4 (0.94%) OLAP
11 4 (0.94%) Oracle BI EE
12 3 (0.71%) OLTP
12 3 (0.71%) Oracle Discoverer
13 2 (0.47%) Data Mining
13 2 (0.47%) Crystal Reports
13 2 (0.47%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 8 (1.88%) Rational Performance Tester
2 5 (1.18%) JUnit
2 5 (1.18%) Jenkins
3 4 (0.94%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (0.94%) Subversion
4 2 (0.47%) Git (software)
4 2 (0.47%) Eclipse
4 2 (0.47%) JMeter
5 1 (0.24%) Rational Rhapsody
5 1 (0.24%) Toad
5 1 (0.24%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.24%) Maven
General
1 126 (29.65%) Finance
2 21 (4.94%) Banking
3 15 (3.53%) Telecoms
4 12 (2.82%) Retail
4 12 (2.82%) Local Government
5 9 (2.12%) Legal
6 8 (1.88%) Advertising
6 8 (1.88%) Law
7 4 (0.94%) Military
8 3 (0.71%) General Ledger
9 2 (0.47%) Investment Banking
9 2 (0.47%) Back Office
10 1 (0.24%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 95 (22.35%) Analyst
2 64 (15.06%) Support Analyst
3 62 (14.59%) Service Manager
4 61 (14.35%) Support Engineer
5 55 (12.94%) Applications Support
6 31 (7.29%) 2nd Line Support
7 24 (5.65%) Applications Support Analyst
8 23 (5.41%) Service Desk Analyst
8 23 (5.41%) Service Analyst
8 23 (5.41%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
9 21 (4.94%) Service Desk Manager
10 19 (4.47%) Help Desk Support
11 18 (4.24%) Field Engineer
12 17 (4.00%) Technical Support
13 16 (3.76%) DBA
13 16 (3.76%) Administrator
13 16 (3.76%) Team Leader
13 16 (3.76%) Technical Engineer
14 15 (3.53%) Support Manager
14 15 (3.53%) Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (6.59%) XML
2 23 (5.41%) .NET
3 10 (2.35%) Web Services
4 9 (2.12%) Middleware
4 9 (2.12%) CSS
5 7 (1.65%) HTML
6 6 (1.41%) J2EE
6 6 (1.41%) Oracle Fusion
7 5 (1.18%) Software Packaging
8 4 (0.94%) ASP.NET
8 4 (0.94%) MDX
9 3 (0.71%) WCF
9 3 (0.71%) Spring
9 3 (0.71%) Ajax
10 2 (0.47%) LAMP
10 2 (0.47%) Hibernate
10 2 (0.47%) XHTML
10 2 (0.47%) Struts
10 2 (0.47%) HTML5
10 2 (0.47%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 58 (13.65%) Analytical Skills
2 37 (8.71%) Management Information System
3 17 (4.00%) Computer Science
4 14 (3.29%) Mathematics
5 8 (1.88%) Wiki
5 8 (1.88%) NHS
5 8 (1.88%) Blackberry
6 7 (1.65%) Video Conferencing
7 6 (1.41%) Replication
7 6 (1.41%) Clustering
8 4 (0.94%) Statistics
8 4 (0.94%) Mainframe
8 4 (0.94%) IBM Mainframe
9 3 (0.71%) Open Source
9 3 (0.71%) EqualLogic
9 3 (0.71%) Client/Server
9 3 (0.71%) CMDB
10 2 (0.47%) e-Health
10 2 (0.47%) Thin Client
10 2 (0.47%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 178 (41.88%) Windows
2 59 (13.88%) Linux
3 56 (13.18%) Windows Server 2003
4 51 (12.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 43 (10.12%) Windows 7
6 31 (7.29%) UNIX
7 25 (5.88%) Windows XP
8 19 (4.47%) AIX
9 18 (4.24%) Windows Vista
10 14 (3.29%) Windows Server 2012
11 13 (3.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 12 (2.82%) Solaris
13 11 (2.59%) Ubuntu
14 10 (2.35%) Windows 8
15 8 (1.88%) Windows 2000 Server
15 8 (1.88%) CentOS
16 5 (1.18%) Debian
16 5 (1.18%) Mac OS X
17 3 (0.71%) Windows 2000
17 3 (0.71%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 162 (38.12%) ITIL
2 114 (26.82%) Service Delivery
3 71 (16.71%) Change Management
4 66 (15.53%) Service Management
5 59 (13.88%) Problem Management
6 45 (10.59%) Line Management
7 42 (9.88%) Configuration Management
8 34 (8.00%) Incident Management
9 33 (7.76%) Risk Management
10 32 (7.53%) Change Control
11 31 (7.29%) Mentoring
11 31 (7.29%) ITSM
12 30 (7.06%) CRM
12 30 (7.06%) Time Management
13 28 (6.59%) Root Cause Analysis
14 26 (6.12%) Coaching
15 25 (5.88%) Continuous Improvement
16 24 (5.65%) Project Management
17 23 (5.41%) PRINCE2
18 22 (5.18%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 101 (23.76%) SQL
2 26 (6.12%) T-SQL
3 12 (2.82%) Java
4 9 (2.12%) Shell Script
5 7 (1.65%) JavaScript
6 6 (1.41%) C#
7 5 (1.18%) PL/SQL
8 4 (0.94%) Korn
9 2 (0.47%) AWK
9 2 (0.47%) Perl
9 2 (0.47%) PHP
9 2 (0.47%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.24%) VBA
10 1 (0.24%) C
10 1 (0.24%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 48 (11.29%) Degree
2 33 (7.76%) Cisco Certification
3 31 (7.29%) CCNA
4 24 (5.65%) Security Cleared
5 21 (4.94%) Microsoft Certification
6 20 (4.71%) MCP
7 17 (4.00%) SC Cleared
8 13 (3.06%) ITIL Certification
9 11 (2.59%) MCITP
10 8 (1.88%) MCTS
11 7 (1.65%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 7 (1.65%) DV Cleared
11 7 (1.65%) CCNP
11 7 (1.65%) MCSE
12 5 (1.18%) CCDP
13 4 (0.94%) Check Point Certification
14 3 (0.71%) MCDST
14 3 (0.71%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
15 2 (0.47%) HP APS
15 2 (0.47%) RHCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (3.76%) QA
2 1 (0.24%) HL7
2 1 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 79 (18.59%) Active Directory
2 23 (5.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (2.59%) Terminal Services
4 10 (2.35%) Firmware
5 6 (1.41%) Hyper-V
5 6 (1.41%) VMware ESXi
5 6 (1.41%) vCloud
6 5 (1.18%) vSphere
6 5 (1.18%) VMware ESX
7 3 (0.71%) Forefront TMG
8 1 (0.24%) VMFS
8 1 (0.24%) Oracle RMAN
8 1 (0.24%) ProxySG
8 1 (0.24%) Oracle RAC
8 1 (0.24%) VMware Server
8 1 (0.24%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 20 (4.71%) SCCM
2 14 (3.29%) SCOM
2 14 (3.29%) NetBackup
2 14 (3.29%) Backup Exec
3 8 (1.88%) WSUS
3 8 (1.88%) Nagios
4 6 (1.41%) Tivoli
4 6 (1.41%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 5 (1.18%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 5 (1.18%) Casper Suite
5 5 (1.18%) HP Data Protector
5 5 (1.18%) HP SIM
5 5 (1.18%) Puppet
5 5 (1.18%) OpenView
5 5 (1.18%) Unicenter
6 2 (0.47%) Legato
6 2 (0.47%) CiscoWorks
6 2 (0.47%) EMC NetWorker
7 1 (0.24%) Cisco CUCM
7 1 (0.24%) Netcool
Vendors
1 125 (29.41%) Microsoft
2 57 (13.41%) Cisco
3 51 (12.00%) VMware
4 39 (9.18%) Oracle
5 25 (5.88%) IBM
5 25 (5.88%) CheckPoint
6 23 (5.41%) HP
7 21 (4.94%) Red Hat
8 17 (4.00%) F5
9 15 (3.53%) Symantec
9 15 (3.53%) Citrix
10 14 (3.29%) Juniper
11 12 (2.82%) Riverbed
12 11 (2.59%) NetApp
13 10 (2.35%) CommVault
13 10 (2.35%) Dell
14 9 (2.12%) Avaya
15 8 (1.88%) NetScout
15 8 (1.88%) Bomgar
16 7 (1.65%) Zend
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 4 hours ago
Plymouth
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 23 hours ago
Bristol
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £34000 - £38000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Somerset
Boeing
Salary: Competitive Salary
Posted: Yesterday
Clevedon, Avon
Genium Selection Limited
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Poole, Dorset
RecruitX
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
South West
Experis Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Reed Technology
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £55000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bournemouth
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
South West
Sanderson
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol
iKonnect
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Swindon
Interquest - IQ ESM
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Bath
Computer Futures
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
Clevedon, North Somerset
Genium Selection
Salary: £30,000 - £35,000 per year
Posted: 15 days ago
Swindon
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £24635 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Boeing
Salary: Competitive salary
Posted: 19 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Cognizant
Posted: 20 days ago
Swindon
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 22 days ago
Gloucestershire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 23 days ago