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 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 52 61 28
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -33
Permanent jobs citing SLA 33 29 75
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 3.90% 3.52% 8.66%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 22.45% 18.59% 37.69%
Number of salaries quoted 32 27 72
Average salary £25,375 £30,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.41% -22.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £19,800 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,250 £42,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-9.72% +2.85%
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
147 156 199
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 17.38% 18.93% 22.98%
Number of salaries quoted 139 148 183
Average salary £40,000 £30,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% -20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,800 £23,550 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £56,800 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 1 October 2014.

SLA Salary Histogram in Southampton

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, 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 53 (77.94%) Windows
2 51 (75.00%) Microsoft
3 43 (63.24%) MS Excel
4 37 (54.41%) ITIL
5 33 (48.53%) VMware
6 31 (45.59%) Active Directory
7 28 (41.18%) Service Delivery
8 26 (38.24%) MS Exchange
9 24 (35.29%) HP
9 24 (35.29%) Microsoft Certification
10 22 (32.35%) MCSA
10 22 (32.35%) MS Office
11 21 (30.88%) Windows Server 2008
12 20 (29.41%) Problem Management
13 19 (27.94%) Citrix
14 16 (23.53%) Exchange Server 2010
15 15 (22.06%) Incident Management
16 14 (20.59%) Windows Server 2003
16 14 (20.59%) Dell
16 14 (20.59%) Hyper-V
16 14 (20.59%) Analytical Skills
17 13 (19.12%) Windows 7
17 13 (19.12%) MCSE
17 13 (19.12%) Exchange Server 2007
17 13 (19.12%) Resource Management
18 12 (17.65%) Windows Server 2012
19 11 (16.18%) Exchange Server 2003
19 11 (16.18%) MCITP
19 11 (16.18%) Change Management
19 11 (16.18%) Service Management

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, 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 26 (38.24%) MS Exchange
2 16 (23.53%) Exchange Server 2010
3 13 (19.12%) Exchange Server 2007
4 11 (16.18%) Exchange Server 2003
5 9 (13.24%) Exchange Server 2013
6 5 (7.35%) Lync
7 1 (1.47%) CMS
Applications
1 43 (63.24%) MS Excel
2 22 (32.35%) MS Office
3 4 (5.88%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.47%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.47%) Tridion
1 1 (1.47%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.47%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.47%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (13.24%) LAN
2 8 (11.76%) Firewall
2 8 (11.76%) WAN
2 8 (11.76%) TCP/IP
3 7 (10.29%) SAN
3 7 (10.29%) VLAN
4 5 (7.35%) DNS
4 5 (7.35%) DHCP
5 2 (2.94%) Wireless
5 2 (2.94%) Internet
6 1 (1.47%) OSPF
6 1 (1.47%) BGP
6 1 (1.47%) RIP
6 1 (1.47%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.41%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.47%) MS Access
General
1 4 (5.88%) Finance
2 2 (2.94%) Retail
2 2 (2.94%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 15 (22.06%) Analyst
2 12 (17.65%) Support Engineer
3 10 (14.71%) Service Manager
3 10 (14.71%) Junior
4 9 (13.24%) Consultant
5 8 (11.76%) Junior Consultant
5 8 (11.76%) Support Analyst
5 8 (11.76%) IT Support
6 7 (10.29%) Junior Technical Consultant
6 7 (10.29%) Technical Consultant
7 6 (8.82%) Service Desk Analyst
7 6 (8.82%) Service Analyst
7 6 (8.82%) 1st Line Support
8 5 (7.35%) Team Leader
8 5 (7.35%) Help Desk Support
8 5 (7.35%) Customer Services Manager
8 5 (7.35%) Service Desk Manager
9 4 (5.88%) Service Desk Team Leader
9 4 (5.88%) Help Desk Team Lead
9 4 (5.88%) IT Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.47%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 14 (20.59%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.47%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 53 (77.94%) Windows
2 21 (30.88%) Windows Server 2008
3 14 (20.59%) Windows Server 2003
4 13 (19.12%) Windows 7
5 12 (17.65%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (10.29%) Windows 2000 Server
7 6 (8.82%) Windows XP
8 2 (2.94%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (54.41%) ITIL
2 28 (41.18%) Service Delivery
3 20 (29.41%) Problem Management
4 15 (22.06%) Incident Management
5 13 (19.12%) Resource Management
6 11 (16.18%) Change Management
6 11 (16.18%) Service Management
7 10 (14.71%) Root Cause Analysis
8 6 (8.82%) Capacity Management
9 5 (7.35%) Configuration Management
9 5 (7.35%) Project Management
9 5 (7.35%) Workflow
9 5 (7.35%) Time Management
10 4 (5.88%) Security Management
10 4 (5.88%) Disaster Recovery
10 4 (5.88%) Business Continuity
10 4 (5.88%) BCP
10 4 (5.88%) Mentoring
10 4 (5.88%) Coaching
10 4 (5.88%) Service Desk Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (11.76%) SQL
2 4 (5.88%) C#
3 1 (1.47%) C
3 1 (1.47%) VBA
Qualifications
1 24 (35.29%) Microsoft Certification
2 22 (32.35%) MCSA
3 13 (19.12%) MCSE
4 11 (16.18%) MCITP
5 9 (13.24%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 7 (10.29%) Cisco Certification
6 7 (10.29%) CCNA
7 6 (8.82%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 5 (7.35%) A+ Certification
8 5 (7.35%) Degree
9 4 (5.88%) MCP
10 2 (2.94%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.47%) QA
System Software
1 31 (45.59%) Active Directory
2 14 (20.59%) Hyper-V
3 7 (10.29%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (2.94%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (4.41%) Backup Exec
2 2 (2.94%) SCCM
Vendors
1 51 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 33 (48.53%) VMware
3 24 (35.29%) HP
4 19 (27.94%) Citrix
5 14 (20.59%) Dell
6 9 (13.24%) IBM
7 8 (11.76%) Cisco
8 6 (8.82%) ProCurve
9 3 (4.41%) CheckPoint
10 2 (2.94%) Apple
10 2 (2.94%) NetApp
11 1 (1.47%) Pegasus
11 1 (1.47%) Juniper
11 1 (1.47%) SAP
11 1 (1.47%) Google
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Posted: 5 days ago
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