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

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 82 79 103
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +24
Permanent jobs citing SLA 187 188 125
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 3.22% 3.20% 2.37%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 36.24% 29.06% 22.56%
Number of salaries quoted 149 151 99
Average salary £35,000 £34,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,900 £20,500 £21,400
10% offered a salary of more than £46,700 £50,000 £56,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £33,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -5.71%
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
516 647 554
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 8.90% 11.03% 10.48%
Number of salaries quoted 402 513 463
Average salary £37,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £26,550
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £70,000 £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 22 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 22 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
Wiltshire -3 56 £35,000 - 9
Bristol -13 40 £32,500 -18.75% 6
Gloucestershire -5 33 £35,000 +55.55% 4
Dorset +8 15 £36,000 -15.29% 2
Devon -14 15 £24,500 -2.00% 3
Somerset +12 14 £30,250 -6.20%
Cornwall -14 3 £19,500 -64.54%
SLA
England

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 22 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.

1 140 (40.58%) ITIL
2 113 (32.75%) Windows
3 94 (27.25%) Microsoft
4 68 (19.71%) Active Directory
5 56 (16.23%) Finance
6 54 (15.65%) SQL
7 51 (14.78%) Service Delivery
8 49 (14.20%) Windows Server 2008
9 48 (13.91%) Security Cleared
9 48 (13.91%) Oracle
10 45 (13.04%) SQL Server
10 45 (13.04%) VMware
11 44 (12.75%) MS Exchange
12 43 (12.46%) MS Excel
12 43 (12.46%) Service Management
13 42 (12.17%) Cisco
14 41 (11.88%) Windows Server 2003
14 41 (11.88%) SC Cleared
15 40 (11.59%) Linux
15 40 (11.59%) Change Management
16 38 (11.01%) Incident Management
17 37 (10.72%) Windows Server 2012
18 36 (10.43%) Degree
19 35 (10.14%) MS Office
20 33 (9.57%) DNS
20 33 (9.57%) Firewall
21 32 (9.28%) UNIX
22 29 (8.41%) Root Cause Analysis
23 28 (8.12%) VMware Infrastructure
23 28 (8.12%) CRM

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 22 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 44 (12.75%) MS Exchange
2 25 (7.25%) SharePoint
3 21 (6.09%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 13 (3.77%) Exchange Server 2010
4 13 (3.77%) Tomcat
5 12 (3.48%) Exchange Server 2007
6 11 (3.19%) Apache
7 9 (2.61%) IIS
7 9 (2.61%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 6 (1.74%) Office Communications Server
9 5 (1.45%) Exchange Server 2013
9 5 (1.45%) Jetty
9 5 (1.45%) WebLogic
9 5 (1.45%) JBoss
10 4 (1.16%) Exchange Server 2003
11 2 (0.58%) Lync
11 2 (0.58%) Confluence
12 1 (0.29%) WorkSite
12 1 (0.29%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 43 (12.46%) MS Excel
2 35 (10.14%) MS Office
3 5 (1.45%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.58%) SPSS
4 2 (0.58%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 27 (7.83%) Oracle EBS
2 6 (1.74%) Oracle General Ledger
2 6 (1.74%) Oracle EBS R12
2 6 (1.74%) Oracle iProcurement
2 6 (1.74%) Oracle Payables
2 6 (1.74%) Oracle Cash Management
2 6 (1.74%) Oracle Assets
2 6 (1.74%) Oracle Internet Expenses
3 3 (0.87%) Oracle Receivables
4 2 (0.58%) Oracle Financials
4 2 (0.58%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.29%) ResourceLink
5 1 (0.29%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.29%) Oracle iRecruitment
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.87%) Office 365
2 1 (0.29%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.29%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 33 (9.57%) DNS
1 33 (9.57%) Firewall
2 28 (8.12%) DHCP
3 25 (7.25%) WAN
4 23 (6.67%) TCP/IP
5 22 (6.38%) LAN
6 20 (5.80%) SAN
7 14 (4.06%) NAS
8 12 (3.48%) VPN
8 12 (3.48%) Internet
9 9 (2.61%) WLAN
10 8 (2.32%) MPLS
11 7 (2.03%) EIGRP
11 7 (2.03%) BGP
12 6 (1.74%) Cisco ASA
13 4 (1.16%) Wireless
13 4 (1.16%) VoIP
13 4 (1.16%) SMTP
13 4 (1.16%) ADSL
13 4 (1.16%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (13.04%) SQL Server
2 26 (7.54%) Oracle Database
3 25 (7.25%) Oracle Database 11g
4 17 (4.93%) SQL Server 2008
4 17 (4.93%) Data Warehouse
5 16 (4.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 16 (4.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 15 (4.35%) Oracle Database 12c
7 12 (3.48%) SQL Server 2012
8 10 (2.90%) MySQL
9 9 (2.61%) SQL Server 2005
10 8 (2.32%) Oracle ODI
11 7 (2.03%) Oracle Database 10g
12 6 (1.74%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 5 (1.45%) OLAP
13 5 (1.45%) Oracle Reports
13 5 (1.45%) OLTP
13 5 (1.45%) Oracle Discoverer
13 5 (1.45%) Data Mining
14 4 (1.16%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 11 (3.19%) JIRA
2 9 (2.61%) Toad
2 9 (2.61%) JUnit
2 9 (2.61%) Eclipse
3 8 (2.32%) Team Foundation Server
3 8 (2.32%) Jenkins
4 6 (1.74%) Ant
4 6 (1.74%) Visual Studio
5 5 (1.45%) Subversion
5 5 (1.45%) Hudson
5 5 (1.45%) Bugzilla
6 4 (1.16%) Git (software)
7 2 (0.58%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 2 (0.58%) Rational Performance Tester
7 2 (0.58%) Gradle
7 2 (0.58%) Rational Rhapsody
7 2 (0.58%) Bitbucket
7 2 (0.58%) NUnit
General
1 56 (16.23%) Finance
2 24 (6.96%) Telecoms
3 20 (5.80%) Retail
4 18 (5.22%) Legal
5 10 (2.90%) Banking
6 9 (2.61%) Marketing
7 8 (2.32%) Law
8 5 (1.45%) General Ledger
9 3 (0.87%) Advertising
10 2 (0.58%) Electronics
10 2 (0.58%) Retail Banking
11 1 (0.29%) Mandarin Language
11 1 (0.29%) French Language
11 1 (0.29%) German Language
11 1 (0.29%) Italian Language
11 1 (0.29%) Spanish Language
11 1 (0.29%) Military
11 1 (0.29%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.29%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 84 (24.35%) Analyst
2 28 (8.12%) Support Engineer
3 26 (7.54%) Developer
4 24 (6.96%) Oracle Analyst
4 24 (6.96%) Support Analyst
4 24 (6.96%) Service Manager
5 22 (6.38%) Service Analyst
6 20 (5.80%) Middleware Analyst
6 20 (5.80%) Service Desk Analyst
7 19 (5.51%) 2nd Line Support
8 18 (5.22%) Administrator
9 17 (4.93%) Systems Administrator
10 16 (4.64%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 16 (4.64%) Incident Manager
11 15 (4.35%) Senior Analyst
12 13 (3.77%) Service Desk Manager
13 12 (3.48%) SQL DBA
13 12 (3.48%) DBA
13 12 (3.48%) Oracle Support Analyst
14 11 (3.19%) Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (6.38%) Oracle Fusion
1 22 (6.38%) Middleware
2 17 (4.93%) WSDL
2 17 (4.93%) XSD
2 17 (4.93%) XSLT
3 15 (4.35%) .NET
4 11 (3.19%) XML
5 9 (2.61%) Spring
6 6 (1.74%) J2EE
7 5 (1.45%) MDX
7 5 (1.45%) Web Services
8 4 (1.16%) Hibernate
8 4 (1.16%) JSP
8 4 (1.16%) jQuery
8 4 (1.16%) Ajax
9 2 (0.58%) Classic ASP
9 2 (0.58%) ASP.NET
9 2 (0.58%) CSS
9 2 (0.58%) HTML
9 2 (0.58%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 16 (4.64%) Blackberry
1 16 (4.64%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (3.19%) Computer Science
2 11 (3.19%) Clustering
3 10 (2.90%) Statistics
4 8 (2.32%) Mainframe
5 4 (1.16%) Management Information System
5 4 (1.16%) Visualisation
5 4 (1.16%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (1.16%) e-Health
6 3 (0.87%) CMDB
6 3 (0.87%) Wiki
6 3 (0.87%) iSeries
6 3 (0.87%) AS400
7 2 (0.58%) LIMS
7 2 (0.58%) NHS
7 2 (0.58%) Video Conferencing
7 2 (0.58%) Health Informatics
7 2 (0.58%) PACS
7 2 (0.58%) Informatics
Operating Systems
1 113 (32.75%) Windows
2 49 (14.20%) Windows Server 2008
3 41 (11.88%) Windows Server 2003
4 40 (11.59%) Linux
5 37 (10.72%) Windows Server 2012
6 32 (9.28%) UNIX
7 23 (6.67%) Windows 7
8 15 (4.35%) Solaris
9 7 (2.03%) CentOS
9 7 (2.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 6 (1.74%) Oracle Linux
11 4 (1.16%) AIX
12 3 (0.87%) Windows XP
12 3 (0.87%) Windows 2000
13 1 (0.29%) Ubuntu
13 1 (0.29%) Windows 8
13 1 (0.29%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 140 (40.58%) ITIL
2 51 (14.78%) Service Delivery
3 43 (12.46%) Service Management
4 40 (11.59%) Change Management
5 38 (11.01%) Incident Management
6 29 (8.41%) Root Cause Analysis
7 28 (8.12%) CRM
8 22 (6.38%) Change Control
8 22 (6.38%) SOA
9 21 (6.09%) BPEL
9 21 (6.09%) Mentoring
10 20 (5.80%) Business Intelligence
11 18 (5.22%) Agile Software Development
11 18 (5.22%) Performance Tuning
12 17 (4.93%) Problem Management
13 16 (4.64%) ITSM
14 15 (4.35%) Configuration Management
14 15 (4.35%) Project Management
15 13 (3.77%) Capacity Planning
15 13 (3.77%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 54 (15.65%) SQL
2 19 (5.51%) Java
3 17 (4.93%) XPath
4 15 (4.35%) T-SQL
5 12 (3.48%) C
6 10 (2.90%) C#
6 10 (2.90%) Shell Script
7 9 (2.61%) JavaScript
8 8 (2.32%) PL/SQL
9 7 (2.03%) VB.NET
10 6 (1.74%) PHP
10 6 (1.74%) PowerShell
11 5 (1.45%) Perl
11 5 (1.45%) VBScript
11 5 (1.45%) VB
12 4 (1.16%) VBA
12 4 (1.16%) Korn
13 1 (0.29%) sed
13 1 (0.29%) AWK
Qualifications
1 48 (13.91%) Security Cleared
2 41 (11.88%) SC Cleared
3 36 (10.43%) Degree
4 24 (6.96%) ITIL Certification
5 17 (4.93%) Cisco Certification
6 15 (4.35%) CCNA
7 12 (3.48%) Microsoft Certification
8 11 (3.19%) DV Cleared
9 5 (1.45%) MCSE
9 5 (1.45%) MCP
10 4 (1.16%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 4 (1.16%) CCNP
11 2 (0.58%) Check Point Certification
11 2 (0.58%) CCDP
11 2 (0.58%) MCSA
11 2 (0.58%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 2 (0.58%) MCTS
11 2 (0.58%) MCITP
11 2 (0.58%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 1 (0.29%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (1.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 6 (1.74%) QA
2 4 (1.16%) JSP 440
3 3 (0.87%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 3 (0.87%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.58%) HL7
5 1 (0.29%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.29%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 68 (19.71%) Active Directory
2 28 (8.12%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (3.48%) VMware ESX
3 12 (3.48%) XenApp
4 8 (2.32%) VMware ESXi
5 7 (2.03%) vSphere
5 7 (2.03%) vCloud
5 7 (2.03%) Hyper-V
6 4 (1.16%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 3 (0.87%) Firmware
8 2 (0.58%) Microsoft App-V
8 2 (0.58%) Terminal Services
8 2 (0.58%) ISA Server
8 2 (0.58%) XenDesktop
8 2 (0.58%) Docker
9 1 (0.29%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (0.29%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 18 (5.22%) SCCM
2 17 (4.93%) NetBackup
3 13 (3.77%) SCOM
4 11 (3.19%) HP Data Protector
4 11 (3.19%) Backup Exec
5 8 (2.32%) HP SIM
5 8 (2.32%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 3 (0.87%) Puppet
6 3 (0.87%) Norton AntiVirus
7 2 (0.58%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 2 (0.58%) Vagrant
7 2 (0.58%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (0.58%) Opsview
7 2 (0.58%) Cisco LMS
8 1 (0.29%) Cisco Prime
8 1 (0.29%) WSUS
8 1 (0.29%) Nagios
8 1 (0.29%) OpenView
Vendors
1 94 (27.25%) Microsoft
2 48 (13.91%) Oracle
3 45 (13.04%) VMware
4 42 (12.17%) Cisco
5 26 (7.54%) Citrix
6 22 (6.38%) Siebel
7 18 (5.22%) Juniper
8 17 (4.93%) NetApp
8 17 (4.93%) HP
9 15 (4.35%) F5
10 12 (3.48%) Symantec
11 11 (3.19%) CheckPoint
12 8 (2.32%) Red Hat
13 7 (2.03%) Sun
13 7 (2.03%) Remedy
14 5 (1.45%) Business Objects
14 5 (1.45%) Nokia
15 4 (1.16%) ATG
15 4 (1.16%) CA
15 4 (1.16%) Hitachi
Swindon, Wiltshire
Synergize Consulting
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + £400 pcm Car Allowance + £5,000 An
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheltenham
Real Staffing
Salary: competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Devon
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
The Curve Group
Posted: 3 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Vertical IT
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Intonera Consulting Ltd
Salary: Up to £25,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Intonera Consulting Ltd
Salary: Up to £25,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £60000.00 per annum + car, bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Bournemouth
Spectrum IT
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + car, benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Malmesbury, Wiltshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £30764.00 - £40558.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Salisbury, Wiltshire
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum Flexible Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Robert Half
Salary: £18000 - £23500 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
South West
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £65K- £90K plus competitive package
Posted: 6 days ago
Salisbury, Wiltshire
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum Flexible Benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Exeter
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
SCC
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum Plus Car + Bonus
Posted: 11 days ago
Bristol, Avon
EE
Salary: £17000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
ITS
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago