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 28 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 92 87 81
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -6
Permanent jobs citing SLA 161 191 194
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 3.02% 3.27% 3.27%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 33.47% 33.39% 27.09%
Number of salaries quoted 143 156 156
Median salary £32,000 £35,000 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-8.57% +2.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,800 £22,000 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,750 £51,750
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £33,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
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
481 572 716
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 9.01% 9.79% 12.06%
Number of salaries quoted 426 445 569
Median salary £45,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,529 £23,200 £23,900
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +4.93%

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 28 May 2016.

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 28 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +3 38 £34,750 -0.71% 2
Bristol +5 37 £30,000 -11.76% 8
Wiltshire -8 36 £31,000 -11.42% 2
Somerset +9 30 £35,000 +9.37% 3
Devon -1 11 £42,500 +73.46% 1
Dorset 0 5 £16,500 -54.16% 1
Cornwall -16 1 £21,000 +7.69%
SLA
England

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 28 May 2016, 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.

1 152 (47.95%) ITIL
2 106 (33.44%) Windows
3 101 (31.86%) Microsoft
4 91 (28.71%) Service Delivery
5 77 (24.29%) Finance
6 65 (20.50%) Active Directory
7 58 (18.30%) VMware
8 56 (17.67%) SQL
9 52 (16.40%) MS Exchange
10 51 (16.09%) Firewall
11 49 (15.46%) TCP/IP
12 48 (15.14%) MS Office
13 45 (14.20%) SQL Server
13 45 (14.20%) Degree
14 44 (13.88%) Exchange Server 2010
14 44 (13.88%) Cisco
15 43 (13.56%) Windows Server
16 42 (13.25%) WAN
17 41 (12.93%) VPN
17 41 (12.93%) Security Cleared
18 39 (12.30%) Problem Management
19 38 (11.99%) LAN
20 36 (11.36%) ITIL Certification
21 35 (11.04%) Citrix
21 35 (11.04%) Analytical Skills
22 34 (10.73%) Mentoring
23 33 (10.41%) Banking
23 33 (10.41%) Change Management
24 31 (9.78%) MS Excel
24 31 (9.78%) 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 52 (16.40%) MS Exchange
2 44 (13.88%) Exchange Server 2010
3 22 (6.94%) Exchange Server 2007
4 15 (4.73%) SharePoint
5 13 (4.10%) IIS
6 10 (3.15%) BizTalk Server
7 9 (2.84%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 3 (0.95%) MQSeries
8 3 (0.95%) Tomcat
9 2 (0.63%) CMS
9 2 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2003
10 1 (0.32%) Exchange Server 2013
10 1 (0.32%) Skype for Business
10 1 (0.32%) WebSphere
Applications
1 48 (15.14%) MS Office
2 31 (9.78%) MS Excel
3 7 (2.21%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.32%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (2.21%) SAP IS-U
2 6 (1.89%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (1.58%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 5 (1.58%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 22 (6.94%) Office 365
2 5 (1.58%) SaaS
3 2 (0.63%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.32%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 51 (16.09%) Firewall
2 49 (15.46%) TCP/IP
3 42 (13.25%) WAN
4 41 (12.93%) VPN
5 38 (11.99%) LAN
6 29 (9.15%) DNS
7 18 (5.68%) MPLS
7 18 (5.68%) VoIP
8 16 (5.05%) Internet
8 16 (5.05%) OSPF
9 14 (4.42%) DHCP
10 13 (4.10%) Cisco ASA
11 12 (3.79%) Remote Desktop
12 11 (3.47%) BGP
12 11 (3.47%) SAN
13 10 (3.15%) Unified Communications
13 10 (3.15%) Wi-Fi
14 9 (2.84%) SSL
15 8 (2.52%) EIGRP
15 8 (2.52%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (14.20%) SQL Server
2 25 (7.89%) SQL Server 2008
3 11 (3.47%) MS Access
4 9 (2.84%) RDBMS
4 9 (2.84%) Relational Database
4 9 (2.84%) SQL Server 2012
5 5 (1.58%) DB2
6 3 (0.95%) ActiveReports
6 3 (0.95%) SQL Server 2014
7 2 (0.63%) Crystal Reports
7 2 (0.63%) QlikView
7 2 (0.63%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.32%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (0.32%) MySQL
8 1 (0.32%) SQL Server 2016
8 1 (0.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 14 (4.42%) JUnit
2 12 (3.79%) Maven
3 4 (1.26%) Git (software)
3 4 (1.26%) Subversion
4 3 (0.95%) Jenkins
4 3 (0.95%) SonarQube
5 2 (0.63%) Eclipse
5 2 (0.63%) Robot Framework
5 2 (0.63%) SoapUI
6 1 (0.32%) IntelliJ
General
1 77 (24.29%) Finance
2 33 (10.41%) Banking
3 21 (6.62%) Telecoms
4 17 (5.36%) Retail
5 8 (2.52%) Electronics
5 8 (2.52%) Marketing
6 7 (2.21%) Back Office
6 7 (2.21%) Manufacturing
7 4 (1.26%) Billing
8 3 (0.95%) Advertising
8 3 (0.95%) Law
8 3 (0.95%) Legal
Job Titles
1 102 (32.18%) Analyst
2 54 (17.03%) Support Analyst
3 44 (13.88%) Applications Support
4 33 (10.41%) Applications Support Analyst
4 33 (10.41%) Support Engineer
5 27 (8.52%) 2nd Line Support
6 26 (8.20%) Team Leader
7 24 (7.57%) Service Analyst
7 24 (7.57%) Service Desk Analyst
8 23 (7.26%) IT Support
9 22 (6.94%) Service Manager
10 21 (6.62%) Developer
10 21 (6.62%) Support Team Leader
11 18 (5.68%) Administrator
11 18 (5.68%) Network Engineer
12 17 (5.36%) Senior Analyst
13 16 (5.05%) Senior Support Analyst
14 15 (4.73%) Services Delivery Manager
15 14 (4.42%) Delivery Manager
16 13 (4.10%) SQL Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (5.36%) XML
2 16 (5.05%) Web Services
3 11 (3.47%) Spring
4 4 (1.26%) BAPI
4 4 (1.26%) Flash
4 4 (1.26%) SAP ALE
4 4 (1.26%) SAP Smart Forms
5 3 (0.95%) CSS
5 3 (0.95%) HTML
5 3 (0.95%) J2EE
5 3 (0.95%) WebCenter
6 2 (0.63%) .NET
6 2 (0.63%) ASP.NET
6 2 (0.63%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (0.63%) Hibernate
6 2 (0.63%) SOAP
6 2 (0.63%) XSL
7 1 (0.32%) SAP PI
7 1 (0.32%) SAP XI
7 1 (0.32%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 35 (11.04%) Analytical Skills
2 28 (8.83%) Data Centre
3 25 (7.89%) Management Information System
4 21 (6.62%) Credit Risk
4 21 (6.62%) SWIFT
5 18 (5.68%) Statistics
6 15 (4.73%) Mathematics
7 14 (4.42%) Driving Licence
8 12 (3.79%) Computer Science
9 10 (3.15%) Blackberry
9 10 (3.15%) PKI
10 6 (1.89%) FMCG
11 5 (1.58%) Mobile Banking
11 5 (1.58%) Performance Metrics
11 5 (1.58%) Video Conferencing
12 4 (1.26%) Enterprise Software
12 4 (1.26%) iPad
12 4 (1.26%) iPhone
13 3 (0.95%) Fat Client
13 3 (0.95%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 106 (33.44%) Windows
2 43 (13.56%) Windows Server
3 31 (9.78%) Linux
4 26 (8.20%) Windows Server 2003
4 26 (8.20%) Windows Server 2012
5 22 (6.94%) Windows 7
6 20 (6.31%) Windows 8
7 18 (5.68%) Windows Server 2008
8 11 (3.47%) Apple iOS
9 5 (1.58%) Unix
10 2 (0.63%) Windows XP
11 1 (0.32%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.32%) Windows 10
11 1 (0.32%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 152 (47.95%) ITIL
2 91 (28.71%) Service Delivery
3 39 (12.30%) Problem Management
4 34 (10.73%) Mentoring
5 33 (10.41%) Change Management
6 31 (9.78%) Data Analysis
7 29 (9.15%) Performance Monitoring
8 27 (8.52%) User Acceptance Testing
8 27 (8.52%) Wealth Management
9 26 (8.20%) CRM
10 25 (7.89%) Time Management
11 24 (7.57%) Service Management
12 23 (7.26%) Agile Software Development
13 22 (6.94%) Performance Management
14 19 (5.99%) Incident Management
15 18 (5.68%) Load Balancing
16 16 (5.05%) Continuous Improvement
17 14 (4.42%) PRINCE2
18 13 (4.10%) Coaching
18 13 (4.10%) Fault Management
Programming Languages
1 56 (17.67%) SQL
2 21 (6.62%) C
3 20 (6.31%) Java
4 16 (5.05%) PowerShell
5 15 (4.73%) T-SQL
6 7 (2.21%) VB
7 5 (1.58%) ABAP
8 4 (1.26%) VBA
9 3 (0.95%) C#
9 3 (0.95%) Perl
9 3 (0.95%) Python
10 2 (0.63%) C++
10 2 (0.63%) JavaScript
11 1 (0.32%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 45 (14.20%) Degree
2 41 (12.93%) Security Cleared
3 36 (11.36%) ITIL Certification
4 30 (9.46%) SC Cleared
5 26 (8.20%) Cisco Certification
6 20 (6.31%) Microsoft Certification
7 15 (4.73%) ISTQB
7 15 (4.73%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 13 (4.10%) CCNA
8 13 (4.10%) CCNP
9 12 (3.79%) DV Cleared
9 12 (3.79%) MCSE
10 8 (2.52%) CCNP Voice
11 7 (2.21%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 6 (1.89%) ISEB
12 6 (1.89%) MCSA
13 4 (1.26%) Citrix Certification
13 4 (1.26%) GIAC
13 4 (1.26%) MCDST
13 4 (1.26%) NCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (5.05%) QA
2 7 (2.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.63%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.63%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.32%) ISO 9000
4 1 (0.32%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 65 (20.50%) Active Directory
2 28 (8.83%) VMware Infrastructure
3 23 (7.26%) XenApp
4 7 (2.21%) Hyper-V
5 6 (1.89%) vSphere
6 4 (1.26%) Terminal Server
6 4 (1.26%) XenDesktop
7 3 (0.95%) ISA Server
7 3 (0.95%) Samba
8 2 (0.63%) Firmware
8 2 (0.63%) VMware ESX
9 1 (0.32%) Terminal Services
9 1 (0.32%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 15 (4.73%) Norton AntiVirus
2 9 (2.84%) SCOM
3 8 (2.52%) Cisco CUCM
3 8 (2.52%) Cisco UCCE
3 8 (2.52%) Cisco UCCX
4 7 (2.21%) Cisco IPCC
5 6 (1.89%) vRealize
6 5 (1.58%) SCCM
7 2 (0.63%) Backup Exec
7 2 (0.63%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 1 (0.32%) HP SIM
8 1 (0.32%) MOM
8 1 (0.32%) OpenView
8 1 (0.32%) Windows Intune
8 1 (0.32%) WSUS
Vendors
1 101 (31.86%) Microsoft
2 58 (18.30%) VMware
3 44 (13.88%) Cisco
4 35 (11.04%) Citrix
5 21 (6.62%) Bloomberg
5 21 (6.62%) Reuters
6 18 (5.68%) Remedy
6 18 (5.68%) SAP
7 16 (5.05%) CheckPoint
7 16 (5.05%) Juniper
8 15 (4.73%) Symantec
9 14 (4.42%) HP
10 10 (3.15%) NetApp
11 6 (1.89%) Oracle
11 6 (1.89%) Salesforce.com
12 5 (1.58%) Apple
12 5 (1.58%) ArcSight
12 5 (1.58%) Dell
12 5 (1.58%) Intel Security
12 5 (1.58%) LogRhythm
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