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 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 48 62 33
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -29
Permanent jobs citing SLA 37 29 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 4.39% 3.24% 7.05%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 22.70% 17.90% 34.64%
Number of salaries quoted 36 26 58
Average salary £25,000 £31,250 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% -11.97%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £19,250 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £41,250 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £37,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-12.16% +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
163 162 179
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 19.36% 18.08% 20.34%
Number of salaries quoted 152 147 170
Average salary £35,000 £30,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -18.91%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,800 £22,200 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £47,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
- -4.76%

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 20 August 2014.

SLA Salary Histogram in Southampton

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 (81.54%) Windows
2 48 (73.85%) Microsoft
3 41 (63.08%) MS Excel
4 36 (55.38%) ITIL
5 32 (49.23%) Active Directory
6 29 (44.62%) VMware
7 27 (41.54%) MS Exchange
8 26 (40.00%) Service Delivery
9 25 (38.46%) Microsoft Certification
10 24 (36.92%) HP
11 23 (35.38%) MCSA
11 23 (35.38%) Problem Management
12 22 (33.85%) MS Office
13 20 (30.77%) Windows Server 2008
14 18 (27.69%) Citrix
15 15 (23.08%) Dell
15 15 (23.08%) Incident Management
15 15 (23.08%) Windows 7
16 13 (20.00%) Resource Management
16 13 (20.00%) MCITP
16 13 (20.00%) MCSE
16 13 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
17 12 (18.46%) Exchange Server 2007
17 12 (18.46%) Exchange Server 2010
18 11 (16.92%) Hyper-V
18 11 (16.92%) Change Management
18 11 (16.92%) Service Management
19 10 (15.38%) IBM
19 10 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2003
19 10 (15.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 27 (41.54%) MS Exchange
2 12 (18.46%) Exchange Server 2007
2 12 (18.46%) Exchange Server 2010
3 10 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2003
4 7 (10.77%) Lync
5 6 (9.23%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (1.54%) CMS
Applications
1 41 (63.08%) MS Excel
2 22 (33.85%) MS Office
3 1 (1.54%) MS Project
3 1 (1.54%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.54%) Tridion
1 1 (1.54%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.54%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.54%) SaaS
1 1 (1.54%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (9.23%) LAN
2 5 (7.69%) WAN
2 5 (7.69%) DHCP
2 5 (7.69%) DNS
2 5 (7.69%) TCP/IP
2 5 (7.69%) Firewall
3 4 (6.15%) VLAN
3 4 (6.15%) SAN
4 2 (3.08%) Wireless
5 1 (1.54%) VPN
5 1 (1.54%) OSPF
5 1 (1.54%) BGP
5 1 (1.54%) RIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.69%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.54%) MS Access
General
1 5 (7.69%) Finance
2 1 (1.54%) Back Office
2 1 (1.54%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (26.15%) Analyst
2 13 (20.00%) Support Engineer
3 11 (16.92%) Support Analyst
3 11 (16.92%) IT Support
4 9 (13.85%) Consultant
5 8 (12.31%) Junior
5 8 (12.31%) 1st Line Support
5 8 (12.31%) Junior Consultant
5 8 (12.31%) Service Manager
6 7 (10.77%) Technical Consultant
6 7 (10.77%) Junior Technical Consultant
7 6 (9.23%) 1st Line Support Analyst
8 5 (7.69%) IT Support Analyst
8 5 (7.69%) Team Leader
8 5 (7.69%) IT Support Engineer
8 5 (7.69%) Service Desk Manager
8 5 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support
9 4 (6.15%) Service Analyst
9 4 (6.15%) Help Desk Team Lead
9 4 (6.15%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.54%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 1 (1.54%) Thin Client
1 1 (1.54%) Management Information System
1 1 (1.54%) Computer Science
1 1 (1.54%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 53 (81.54%) Windows
2 20 (30.77%) Windows Server 2008
3 15 (23.08%) Windows 7
4 13 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 9 (13.85%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (13.85%) Windows XP
6 6 (9.23%) Windows 2000 Server
7 3 (4.62%) Windows Vista
7 3 (4.62%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (55.38%) ITIL
2 26 (40.00%) Service Delivery
3 23 (35.38%) Problem Management
4 15 (23.08%) Incident Management
5 13 (20.00%) Resource Management
6 11 (16.92%) Change Management
6 11 (16.92%) Service Management
7 10 (15.38%) Root Cause Analysis
8 6 (9.23%) Capacity Management
9 5 (7.69%) Time Management
9 5 (7.69%) Configuration Management
9 5 (7.69%) Project Management
9 5 (7.69%) Workflow
10 4 (6.15%) Service Desk Management
11 2 (3.08%) Migration
12 1 (1.54%) Business Continuity
12 1 (1.54%) Agile Software Development
12 1 (1.54%) Regression Testing
12 1 (1.54%) Disaster Recovery
12 1 (1.54%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (10.77%) SQL
2 6 (9.23%) C#
3 1 (1.54%) VBA
Qualifications
1 25 (38.46%) Microsoft Certification
2 23 (35.38%) MCSA
3 13 (20.00%) MCSE
3 13 (20.00%) MCITP
4 10 (15.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 6 (9.23%) CCNA
5 6 (9.23%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (7.69%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 4 (6.15%) MCP
7 4 (6.15%) A+ Certification
8 3 (4.62%) Degree
9 2 (3.08%) MCDST
10 1 (1.54%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (1.54%) Server+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.54%) QA
System Software
1 32 (49.23%) Active Directory
2 11 (16.92%) Hyper-V
3 8 (12.31%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (3.08%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (7.69%) Backup Exec
2 2 (3.08%) SCCM
Vendors
1 48 (73.85%) Microsoft
2 29 (44.62%) VMware
3 24 (36.92%) HP
4 18 (27.69%) Citrix
5 15 (23.08%) Dell
6 10 (15.38%) IBM
7 8 (12.31%) Cisco
8 5 (7.69%) CheckPoint
8 5 (7.69%) ProCurve
9 2 (3.08%) NetApp
10 1 (1.54%) Pegasus
10 1 (1.54%) Juniper
10 1 (1.54%) SAP
10 1 (1.54%) Google
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