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 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 35 59 51
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -8
Permanent jobs citing SLA 55 28 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 6.98% 3.08% 4.66%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 38.73% 22.58% 22.54%
Number of salaries quoted 45 28 36
Average salary £28,500 £29,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.72% -22.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,400 £21,450 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £52,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £33,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -5.71%
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
142 124 173
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 18.02% 13.66% 20.67%
Number of salaries quoted 115 107 156
Average salary £37,500 £35,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £22,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £60,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 22 May 2015.

SLA Salary Histogram in Southampton

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 48 (53.93%) Microsoft
2 46 (51.69%) Windows
3 37 (41.57%) ITIL
4 29 (32.58%) MS Excel
5 23 (25.84%) SQL
5 23 (25.84%) Active Directory
6 21 (23.60%) Firewall
7 20 (22.47%) SQL Server
8 19 (21.35%) MS Office
9 17 (19.10%) HP
9 17 (19.10%) Microsoft Certification
10 15 (16.85%) SAN
10 15 (16.85%) NetApp
11 14 (15.73%) ITIL Certification
11 14 (15.73%) PowerShell
12 13 (14.61%) Hyper-V
12 13 (14.61%) MCP
12 13 (14.61%) VMware
13 12 (13.48%) Change Management
13 12 (13.48%) Linux
13 12 (13.48%) Cisco
13 12 (13.48%) VMware Infrastructure
13 12 (13.48%) Analytical Skills
14 11 (12.36%) Mentoring
14 11 (12.36%) Technical Architecture
14 11 (12.36%) Windows Server 2008
15 10 (11.24%) CCNA
15 10 (11.24%) Cisco Certification
15 10 (11.24%) UNIX
16 9 (10.11%) MCSE

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 4 (4.49%) Lync
1 4 (4.49%) MS Exchange
2 3 (3.37%) IIS
2 3 (3.37%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (2.25%) JBoss
3 2 (2.25%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.12%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.12%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 29 (32.58%) MS Excel
2 19 (21.35%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (6.74%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 9 (10.11%) Microsoft Azure
1 9 (10.11%) Office 365
2 1 (1.12%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (23.60%) Firewall
2 15 (16.85%) SAN
3 8 (8.99%) LAN
3 8 (8.99%) WAN
4 6 (6.74%) VoIP
5 5 (5.62%) TCP/IP
5 5 (5.62%) Wi-Fi
6 4 (4.49%) Network Security
6 4 (4.49%) Wireless
6 4 (4.49%) IP Telephony
6 4 (4.49%) PBX
7 2 (2.25%) Cisco IOS
7 2 (2.25%) QSIG
7 2 (2.25%) DPNSS
7 2 (2.25%) DSL
7 2 (2.25%) DNS
8 1 (1.12%) VPN
8 1 (1.12%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (22.47%) SQL Server
2 6 (6.74%) Oracle Database
2 6 (6.74%) Relational Database
2 6 (6.74%) Oracle Reports
2 6 (6.74%) SQLPlus
2 6 (6.74%) RDBMS
3 1 (1.12%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 2 (2.25%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 8 (8.99%) Finance
1 8 (8.99%) Manufacturing
2 4 (4.49%) Retail
3 2 (2.25%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 26 (29.21%) Analyst
2 15 (16.85%) Service Analyst
2 15 (16.85%) Service Desk Analyst
3 14 (15.73%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 9 (10.11%) Consultant
5 8 (8.99%) Technical Consultant
6 7 (7.87%) Senior Technical Consultant
6 7 (7.87%) Senior Consultant
7 6 (6.74%) Data Centre Engineer
7 6 (6.74%) Applications Specialist
7 6 (6.74%) DBA
7 6 (6.74%) Support Engineer
7 6 (6.74%) Oracle Applications DBA
7 6 (6.74%) Services Delivery Manager
7 6 (6.74%) Service Manager
7 6 (6.74%) Oracle DBA
7 6 (6.74%) Technical Analyst
7 6 (6.74%) Delivery Manager
8 5 (5.62%) IT Administrator
8 5 (5.62%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (6.74%) Middleware
2 3 (3.37%) COM
3 1 (1.12%) WAP
3 1 (1.12%) HTML
3 1 (1.12%) .NET
3 1 (1.12%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 12 (13.48%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (10.11%) Management Information System
2 9 (10.11%) Private Cloud
3 8 (8.99%) Clustering
4 6 (6.74%) Data Structures
4 6 (6.74%) Replication
5 5 (5.62%) CMDB
6 2 (2.25%) EPoS
7 1 (1.12%) Blackberry
7 1 (1.12%) NHS
7 1 (1.12%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.12%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 46 (51.69%) Windows
2 12 (13.48%) Linux
3 11 (12.36%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (11.24%) UNIX
5 6 (6.74%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (3.37%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (2.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (2.25%) Windows 7
7 2 (2.25%) Windows 2000
7 2 (2.25%) AIX
7 2 (2.25%) Solaris
7 2 (2.25%) Windows XP
8 1 (1.12%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (41.57%) ITIL
2 12 (13.48%) Change Management
3 11 (12.36%) Mentoring
3 11 (12.36%) Technical Architecture
4 9 (10.11%) Service Desk Management
5 8 (8.99%) Service Delivery
6 7 (7.87%) Migration
6 7 (7.87%) Service Management
6 7 (7.87%) Incident Management
7 6 (6.74%) Data Architecture
7 6 (6.74%) Problem Management
7 6 (6.74%) Capacity Planning
7 6 (6.74%) Database Tuning
7 6 (6.74%) Performance Tuning
7 6 (6.74%) Configuration Management
8 5 (5.62%) TOGAF
9 4 (4.49%) Supplier Management
9 4 (4.49%) Strategic Planning
9 4 (4.49%) Fault Management
9 4 (4.49%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 23 (25.84%) SQL
2 14 (15.73%) PowerShell
3 8 (8.99%) Shell Script
3 8 (8.99%) Java
4 6 (6.74%) Perl
4 6 (6.74%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (19.10%) Microsoft Certification
2 14 (15.73%) ITIL Certification
3 13 (14.61%) MCP
4 10 (11.24%) CCNA
4 10 (11.24%) Cisco Certification
5 9 (10.11%) MCSE
5 9 (10.11%) A+ Certification
5 9 (10.11%) SC Cleared
5 9 (10.11%) Security Cleared
6 5 (5.62%) Degree
7 4 (4.49%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (8.99%) QA
2 2 (2.25%) ISO 9001
3 1 (1.12%) HL7
System Software
1 23 (25.84%) Active Directory
2 13 (14.61%) Hyper-V
3 12 (13.48%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (10.11%) vSphere
4 9 (10.11%) vCloud
5 6 (6.74%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 6 (6.74%) Data Guard
1 6 (6.74%) Oracle RMAN
2 2 (2.25%) SCOM
2 2 (2.25%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 48 (53.93%) Microsoft
2 17 (19.10%) HP
3 15 (16.85%) NetApp
4 13 (14.61%) VMware
5 12 (13.48%) Cisco
6 6 (6.74%) Oracle
6 6 (6.74%) CommVault
6 6 (6.74%) Sun
6 6 (6.74%) EMC
7 3 (3.37%) Citrix
7 3 (3.37%) Mitel
8 2 (2.25%) Crossbeam
8 2 (2.25%) F5
8 2 (2.25%) ATG
8 2 (2.25%) Blue Coat
8 2 (2.25%) Sourcefire
8 2 (2.25%) CheckPoint
8 2 (2.25%) Red Hat
8 2 (2.25%) Juniper
9 1 (1.12%) JD Edwards
Southampton, Hampshire
Wavex
Salary: salary
Posted: 2 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £17000 - £20000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Wavex Technology Limited
Salary: Excellent salary + bonus + benefits
Posted: 10 days ago