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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 66 63 34
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -29
Permanent jobs citing SLA 26 23 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 2.95% 2.54% 6.45%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 25.00% 20.72% 29.41%
Number of salaries quoted 17 22 44
Average salary £30,500 £31,375 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.78% +4.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £27,050 £15,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £55,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- -2.77%
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
104 111 170
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 11.79% 12.27% 21.94%
Number of salaries quoted 83 91 161
Average salary £37,500 £32,500 £32,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% +0.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,250 £22,500 £17,100
10% offered a salary of more than £48,750 £47,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+1.25% -1.23%

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 30 January 2015.

SLA Salary Histogram in Southampton

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 38 (71.70%) Windows
2 33 (62.26%) Microsoft
3 26 (49.06%) VMware
4 24 (45.28%) ITIL
5 22 (41.51%) Windows Server 2008
6 21 (39.62%) MS Excel
6 21 (39.62%) Firewall
7 19 (35.85%) Hyper-V
8 17 (32.08%) Active Directory
9 16 (30.19%) Windows Server 2012
10 15 (28.30%) Microsoft Certification
11 14 (26.42%) SAN
11 14 (26.42%) Windows Server 2003
12 13 (24.53%) TCP/IP
13 12 (22.64%) HP
13 12 (22.64%) SQL
13 12 (22.64%) VMware Infrastructure
14 10 (18.87%) Service Delivery
14 10 (18.87%) Coaching
15 9 (16.98%) Citrix
15 9 (16.98%) MS Exchange
15 9 (16.98%) LAN
15 9 (16.98%) WAN
15 9 (16.98%) Exchange Server 2010
16 8 (15.09%) VLAN
16 8 (15.09%) Degree
16 8 (15.09%) Cisco
16 8 (15.09%) Exchange Server 2013
17 7 (13.21%) NetApp
17 7 (13.21%) MCSE

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 9 (16.98%) MS Exchange
1 9 (16.98%) Exchange Server 2010
2 8 (15.09%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 21 (39.62%) MS Excel
2 6 (11.32%) MS PowerPoint
3 5 (9.43%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (13.21%) Office 365
1 7 (13.21%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 21 (39.62%) Firewall
2 14 (26.42%) SAN
3 13 (24.53%) TCP/IP
4 9 (16.98%) LAN
4 9 (16.98%) WAN
5 8 (15.09%) VLAN
6 4 (7.55%) DHCP
6 4 (7.55%) DNS
7 2 (3.77%) VPN
7 2 (3.77%) Internet
8 1 (1.89%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (11.32%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.89%) Oracle Reports
General
1 4 (7.55%) Retail
2 2 (3.77%) Finance
2 2 (3.77%) Front Office
3 1 (1.89%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.89%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 10 (18.87%) Support Engineer
2 9 (16.98%) Service Manager
3 7 (13.21%) Consultant
3 7 (13.21%) Customer Services Manager
3 7 (13.21%) Help Desk Support
4 6 (11.32%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 6 (11.32%) Technical Consultant
5 5 (9.43%) Service Analyst
5 5 (9.43%) Analyst
5 5 (9.43%) Senior Consultant
5 5 (9.43%) Senior Technical Consultant
5 5 (9.43%) Security Engineer
5 5 (9.43%) Service Desk Analyst
6 4 (7.55%) Senior Security Engineer
6 4 (7.55%) Junior
6 4 (7.55%) Junior Support Engineer
7 3 (5.66%) Systems Administrator
8 2 (3.77%) Server Support Engineer
8 2 (3.77%) Wintel Engineer
8 2 (3.77%) Wintel Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.89%) COM
1 1 (1.89%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (1.89%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (1.89%) Blackberry
1 1 (1.89%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 38 (71.70%) Windows
2 22 (41.51%) Windows Server 2008
3 16 (30.19%) Windows Server 2012
4 14 (26.42%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (13.21%) Linux
6 5 (9.43%) UNIX
6 5 (9.43%) Windows 2000
6 5 (9.43%) Solaris
7 1 (1.89%) Windows Phone
7 1 (1.89%) Windows XP
7 1 (1.89%) Windows 7
7 1 (1.89%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (45.28%) ITIL
2 10 (18.87%) Service Delivery
2 10 (18.87%) Coaching
3 6 (11.32%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (11.32%) Disaster Recovery
3 6 (11.32%) Business Continuity
3 6 (11.32%) BCP
3 6 (11.32%) Security Management
3 6 (11.32%) Business Continuity Planning
4 5 (9.43%) Mentoring
4 5 (9.43%) Problem Management
5 4 (7.55%) Workflow
5 4 (7.55%) Time Management
5 4 (7.55%) Project Management
6 3 (5.66%) Performance Management
6 3 (5.66%) Incident Management
7 2 (3.77%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (3.77%) Strategic Planning
7 2 (3.77%) Change Management
8 1 (1.89%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (22.64%) SQL
2 6 (11.32%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.89%) C
Qualifications
1 15 (28.30%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (15.09%) Degree
3 7 (13.21%) MCSE
3 7 (13.21%) MCSA
4 3 (5.66%) CCNA
4 3 (5.66%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (3.77%) A+ Certification
5 2 (3.77%) MCP
6 1 (1.89%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (1.89%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 19 (35.85%) Hyper-V
2 17 (32.08%) Active Directory
3 12 (22.64%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (13.21%) vCloud
4 7 (13.21%) vSphere
Vendors
1 33 (62.26%) Microsoft
2 26 (49.06%) VMware
3 12 (22.64%) HP
4 9 (16.98%) Citrix
5 8 (15.09%) Cisco
6 7 (13.21%) NetApp
7 5 (9.43%) Juniper
7 5 (9.43%) CheckPoint
7 5 (9.43%) Crossbeam
7 5 (9.43%) F5
7 5 (9.43%) Blue Coat
7 5 (9.43%) Sourcefire
8 4 (7.55%) Dell
9 2 (3.77%) Apple
10 1 (1.89%) Siemens
10 1 (1.89%) Oracle
10 1 (1.89%) Mitel
10 1 (1.89%) ProCurve
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