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 30 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 24 32 35
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +3
Permanent jobs citing SLA 7 4 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stevenage 3.95% 2.50% 3.21%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 35.00% 44.44% 22.22%
Number of salaries quoted 5 1 5
Average salary £27,500 £17,000 £17,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+61.76% -2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £17,000 £17,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £17,000 £26,400
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-9.72% +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
20 9 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stevenage 11.30% 5.63% 14.44%
Number of salaries quoted 15 5 25
Average salary £29,000 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.14% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £22,250 £19,600
10% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £60,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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
Salary Histogram in Stevenage

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SLA across the Stevenage region over the 3 months to 30 September 2014.

SLA Salary Histogram in Stevenage

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stevenage

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 5 (50.00%) ITIL
2 4 (40.00%) Workflow
2 4 (40.00%) Finance
2 4 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (30.00%) Citrix
3 3 (30.00%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (30.00%) Cisco
3 3 (30.00%) Service Delivery
4 2 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (20.00%) Firewall
4 2 (20.00%) MS Office
4 2 (20.00%) CCNP
4 2 (20.00%) PRINCE2
4 2 (20.00%) Windows
4 2 (20.00%) VMware
4 2 (20.00%) Load Balancing
5 1 (10.00%) Network Load Balancing
5 1 (10.00%) Problem Management
5 1 (10.00%) SCOM
5 1 (10.00%) iSCSI
5 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
5 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
5 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (10.00%) Veeam
5 1 (10.00%) Windows 7
5 1 (10.00%) vSphere
5 1 (10.00%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (10.00%) Puppet

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in Stevenage by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 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.

Applications
1 2 (20.00%) MS Office
2 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (10.00%) MS Visio
2 1 (10.00%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) Firewall
2 1 (10.00%) BIG-IP
2 1 (10.00%) iSCSI
2 1 (10.00%) NetScaler
2 1 (10.00%) LDAP
2 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (10.00%) DNS
General
1 4 (40.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Team Leader
2 2 (20.00%) Help Desk Team Lead
2 2 (20.00%) Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Network Consultant
2 2 (20.00%) Consultant
2 2 (20.00%) Service Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Help Desk Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Service Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Service Desk Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Service Desk Team Leader
3 1 (10.00%) Cloud Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) SOAP
1 1 (10.00%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (10.00%) Replication
2 1 (10.00%) Smartphone
2 1 (10.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Windows
2 1 (10.00%) Linux
2 1 (10.00%) Windows XP
2 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (10.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) ITIL
2 4 (40.00%) Workflow
3 3 (30.00%) Service Delivery
4 2 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (20.00%) Load Balancing
4 2 (20.00%) PRINCE2
5 1 (10.00%) CRM
5 1 (10.00%) Service Management
5 1 (10.00%) Network Load Balancing
5 1 (10.00%) Problem Management
5 1 (10.00%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (10.00%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (10.00%) People Management
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (20.00%) CCNP
3 1 (10.00%) CCNA
3 1 (10.00%) MCP
3 1 (10.00%) MCSE
3 1 (10.00%) MCSA
3 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (10.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (10.00%) MCTS
3 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) NFS
1 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (10.00%) vSphere
1 1 (10.00%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (10.00%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) SCOM
1 1 (10.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) Citrix
1 3 (30.00%) Cisco
2 2 (20.00%) VMware
3 1 (10.00%) Veeam
3 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (10.00%) Dell
3 1 (10.00%) NetApp
3 1 (10.00%) Red Hat
3 1 (10.00%) Symantec