The table below looks at the statistics for SLA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Stevenage region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SLA over the 3 months to 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 25 36 28
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -8
Permanent jobs citing SLA 4 4 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stevenage 2.44% 2.04% 3.19%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 23.53% 22.22% 28.57%
Number of salaries quoted 4 3 4
Average salary £32,500 £30,500 £38,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.55% -21.29%
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -
SLA
Hertfordshire

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 Stevenage region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Stevenage
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
17 18 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stevenage 10.37% 9.18% 11.17%
Number of salaries quoted 14 10 18
Average salary £32,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £30,500 £33,700
10% offered a salary of more than £48,750 £44,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.23% +1.25%

SLA
Jobs Demand Trend in Stevenage

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

SLA Jobs Demand Trend in Stevenage

SLA
Salary Trend in Stevenage

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

SLA Salary Trend in Stevenage

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stevenage

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT jobs across the Stevenage 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 7 (58.33%) ITIL
2 5 (41.67%) Cisco
2 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
3 4 (33.33%) CRM
3 4 (33.33%) Workflow
3 4 (33.33%) Finance
3 4 (33.33%) Coaching
3 4 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (25.00%) Knowledge Management
4 3 (25.00%) Lync
4 3 (25.00%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (16.67%) CCNP
5 2 (16.67%) PRINCE2
5 2 (16.67%) Load Balancing
5 2 (16.67%) Service Delivery
5 2 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (16.67%) Firewall
6 1 (8.33%) Service Management
6 1 (8.33%) VMware
6 1 (8.33%) Problem Management
6 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared
6 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
6 1 (8.33%) Veeam
6 1 (8.33%) MCSE
6 1 (8.33%) MCSA
6 1 (8.33%) MCP
6 1 (8.33%) CCNA
6 1 (8.33%) Citrix
6 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in Stevenage by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT jobs across the Stevenage 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 3 (25.00%) Lync
Business Applications
1 3 (25.00%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) Firewall
General
1 4 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Team Leader
2 4 (33.33%) Help Desk Team Lead
3 2 (16.67%) Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Network Consultant
3 2 (16.67%) Consultant
3 2 (16.67%) Service Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Service Desk Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Help Desk Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Service Manager
4 1 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (8.33%) Service Desk Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Service Desk Team Leader
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) ITIL
2 4 (33.33%) CRM
2 4 (33.33%) Workflow
2 4 (33.33%) Coaching
3 3 (25.00%) Knowledge Management
4 2 (16.67%) Load Balancing
4 2 (16.67%) PRINCE2
4 2 (16.67%) Service Delivery
4 2 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (8.33%) People Management
5 1 (8.33%) Service Management
5 1 (8.33%) Problem Management
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (16.67%) CCNP
3 1 (8.33%) CCNA
3 1 (8.33%) MCP
3 1 (8.33%) MCSE
3 1 (8.33%) MCSA
3 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (8.33%) MCTS
3 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 5 (41.67%) Cisco
1 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (8.33%) Citrix
2 1 (8.33%) Symantec
2 1 (8.33%) VMware
2 1 (8.33%) Veeam