The table below looks at the statistics for SLA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Southampton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SLA over the 3 months to 4 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 59 60 34
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -26
Permanent jobs citing SLA 38 23 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 3.89% 2.62% 6.68%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 31.40% 20.72% 31.29%
Number of salaries quoted 29 21 44
Average salary £30,500 £30,250 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.82% -24.37%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,500 £19,000 £16,200
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £35,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £33,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -12.00%
SLA
Hampshire

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 Southampton region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Southampton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
121 111 163
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 12.40% 12.64% 21.36%
Number of salaries quoted 100 85 150
Average salary £37,250 £32,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.61% -13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,275 £21,800 £19,400
10% offered a salary of more than £49,500 £59,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

SLA
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SLA across the Southampton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

SLA Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

SLA
Salary Trend in Southampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SLA across the Southampton region.

SLA Salary Trend in Southampton

SLA
Salary Histogram in Southampton

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SLA across the Southampton region over the 3 months to 4 March 2015.

SLA Salary Histogram in Southampton

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT jobs across the Southampton 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 37 (60.66%) Windows
2 36 (59.02%) Microsoft
3 25 (40.98%) ITIL
3 25 (40.98%) Firewall
4 20 (32.79%) MS Excel
5 19 (31.15%) SQL
5 19 (31.15%) Active Directory
5 19 (31.15%) VMware
6 18 (29.51%) SAN
7 16 (26.23%) Windows Server 2008
8 15 (24.59%) Hyper-V
9 14 (22.95%) Microsoft Certification
10 13 (21.31%) HP
10 13 (21.31%) NetApp
11 12 (19.67%) SQL Server
11 12 (19.67%) PowerShell
12 11 (18.03%) TCP/IP
12 11 (18.03%) Windows Server 2003
12 11 (18.03%) Windows Server 2012
13 10 (16.39%) Service Delivery
13 10 (16.39%) Linux
14 9 (14.75%) Microsoft Azure
14 9 (14.75%) vSphere
14 9 (14.75%) VMware Infrastructure
14 9 (14.75%) MCSE
14 9 (14.75%) Cisco
14 9 (14.75%) UNIX
14 9 (14.75%) vCloud
14 9 (14.75%) Office 365
15 8 (13.11%) Coaching

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT jobs across the Southampton 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 6 (9.84%) MS Exchange
1 6 (9.84%) Exchange Server 2010
1 6 (9.84%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 20 (32.79%) MS Excel
2 5 (8.20%) MS Office
3 4 (6.56%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (6.56%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 9 (14.75%) Microsoft Azure
1 9 (14.75%) Office 365
2 1 (1.64%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (40.98%) Firewall
2 18 (29.51%) SAN
3 11 (18.03%) TCP/IP
4 7 (11.48%) LAN
4 7 (11.48%) WAN
5 6 (9.84%) VLAN
6 2 (3.28%) VPN
7 1 (1.64%) Internet
7 1 (1.64%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (19.67%) SQL Server
2 5 (8.20%) Oracle Reports
3 4 (6.56%) SQLPlus
3 4 (6.56%) RDBMS
3 4 (6.56%) Oracle Database
3 4 (6.56%) Relational Database
General
1 7 (11.48%) Finance
2 6 (9.84%) Manufacturing
3 5 (8.20%) Retail
4 2 (3.28%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.64%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 12 (19.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 10 (16.39%) Service Manager
3 9 (14.75%) Consultant
4 8 (13.11%) Analyst
4 8 (13.11%) Technical Consultant
4 8 (13.11%) Service Analyst
4 8 (13.11%) Service Desk Analyst
5 7 (11.48%) Senior Technical Consultant
5 7 (11.48%) Senior Consultant
6 6 (9.84%) Help Desk Support
7 5 (8.20%) Data Centre Engineer
7 5 (8.20%) Customer Services Manager
7 5 (8.20%) Security Engineer
8 4 (6.56%) Applications Specialist
8 4 (6.56%) DBA
8 4 (6.56%) Delivery Manager
8 4 (6.56%) Oracle Applications DBA
8 4 (6.56%) Senior Security Engineer
8 4 (6.56%) Oracle DBA
8 4 (6.56%) Services Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.56%) Middleware
2 2 (3.28%) COM
3 1 (1.64%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.20%) Management Information System
2 4 (6.56%) Replication
2 4 (6.56%) Clustering
2 4 (6.56%) Data Structures
3 1 (1.64%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.64%) PDA
3 1 (1.64%) CMDB
3 1 (1.64%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 37 (60.66%) Windows
2 16 (26.23%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (18.03%) Windows Server 2003
3 11 (18.03%) Windows Server 2012
4 10 (16.39%) Linux
5 9 (14.75%) UNIX
6 5 (8.20%) Windows 2000
6 5 (8.20%) Solaris
7 1 (1.64%) Windows Phone
7 1 (1.64%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (40.98%) ITIL
2 10 (16.39%) Service Delivery
3 8 (13.11%) Coaching
4 6 (9.84%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (9.84%) Mentoring
5 5 (8.20%) Change Management
6 4 (6.56%) BCP
6 4 (6.56%) Security Management
6 4 (6.56%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (6.56%) Business Continuity
6 4 (6.56%) Migration
6 4 (6.56%) Performance Management
6 4 (6.56%) Strategic Planning
6 4 (6.56%) Technical Architecture
6 4 (6.56%) Incident Management
6 4 (6.56%) Capacity Planning
6 4 (6.56%) Data Architecture
6 4 (6.56%) Database Tuning
6 4 (6.56%) Business Continuity Planning
6 4 (6.56%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 19 (31.15%) SQL
2 12 (19.67%) PowerShell
3 4 (6.56%) Shell Script
3 4 (6.56%) Java
3 4 (6.56%) Perl
3 4 (6.56%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (22.95%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (14.75%) MCSE
3 8 (13.11%) Degree
4 4 (6.56%) MCSA
4 4 (6.56%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (6.56%) CCNA
4 4 (6.56%) VCP4
5 3 (4.92%) MCP
5 3 (4.92%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (3.28%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.56%) QA
System Software
1 19 (31.15%) Active Directory
2 15 (24.59%) Hyper-V
3 9 (14.75%) vSphere
3 9 (14.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (14.75%) vCloud
4 4 (6.56%) Oracle RMAN
4 4 (6.56%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 4 (6.56%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 36 (59.02%) Microsoft
2 19 (31.15%) VMware
3 13 (21.31%) HP
3 13 (21.31%) NetApp
4 9 (14.75%) Cisco
5 6 (9.84%) Citrix
6 5 (8.20%) F5
6 5 (8.20%) Crossbeam
6 5 (8.20%) Blue Coat
6 5 (8.20%) Sourcefire
6 5 (8.20%) Oracle
6 5 (8.20%) CheckPoint
6 5 (8.20%) Juniper
7 4 (6.56%) CommVault
7 4 (6.56%) EMC
7 4 (6.56%) Sun
8 1 (1.64%) Mitel
8 1 (1.64%) Siemens
8 1 (1.64%) Apple
8 1 (1.64%) JD Edwards
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