The first table below looks at the demand for SLA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Suffolk region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SLA over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category for the Suffolk region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 74 64 59
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -5
Permanent jobs citing SLA 8 6 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 1.34% 0.96% 1.85%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 19.05% 16.67% 15.58%
Number of salaries quoted 8 6 9
Average salary £27,750 £20,875 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+32.93% -44.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,350 £19,750 £35,300
10% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £22,000 £40,500
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £36,750 £36,000
% change year-on-year
-11.56% +2.08%
Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Suffolk
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
42 36 77
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 7.05% 5.73% 11.90%
Number of salaries quoted 22 32 74
Average salary £33,500 £25,250 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+32.67% -32.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £22,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
SLA
East of England

SLA
Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

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

SLA Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

SLA
Salary Trend in Suffolk

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

SLA Salary Trend in Suffolk

SLA
Salary Histogram in Suffolk

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SLA across the Suffolk region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

SLA Salary Histogram in Suffolk

SLA
Job Locations in Suffolk

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SLA within the Suffolk region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
Ipswich - 5 £20,500 -
Bury St Edmunds -6 2 £38,000 +72.72%
SLA
East of England

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Suffolk 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 8 (57.14%) Microsoft
1 8 (57.14%) VMware
2 7 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 7 (50.00%) Windows
2 7 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (50.00%) ITIL
2 7 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 7 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (28.57%) Cisco
3 4 (28.57%) Problem Management
3 4 (28.57%) Office 365
3 4 (28.57%) Linux
3 4 (28.57%) HP
3 4 (28.57%) Dell
4 3 (21.43%) BizTalk Server
4 3 (21.43%) BCP
4 3 (21.43%) MCSE
4 3 (21.43%) SharePoint
4 3 (21.43%) MS Exchange
4 3 (21.43%) LAN
4 3 (21.43%) WAN
4 3 (21.43%) SQL
4 3 (21.43%) Oracle
4 3 (21.43%) Web Services
4 3 (21.43%) Degree
4 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 3 (21.43%) Network Design
4 3 (21.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 3 (21.43%) Oracle Database
4 3 (21.43%) ITIL V3

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Suffolk 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 (21.43%) BizTalk Server
1 3 (21.43%) SharePoint
1 3 (21.43%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 7 (50.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (28.57%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (21.43%) LAN
1 3 (21.43%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (21.43%) Oracle Database
Job Titles
1 4 (28.57%) Technical Engineer
1 4 (28.57%) Trainee
1 4 (28.57%) Technical Support Engineer
1 4 (28.57%) Technical Support
1 4 (28.57%) Support Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) 2nd Line Support
2 3 (21.43%) Administrator
2 3 (21.43%) Desktop Support
2 3 (21.43%) Systems Administrator
3 2 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Desktop Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Support Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Project Manager
4 1 (7.14%) IT Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (7.14%) IT Administrator
4 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (21.43%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 7 (50.00%) Windows
2 4 (28.57%) Linux
3 3 (21.43%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (50.00%) ITIL
2 4 (28.57%) Problem Management
3 3 (21.43%) BCP
3 3 (21.43%) Network Design
3 3 (21.43%) ITIL V3
4 1 (7.14%) Service Delivery
4 1 (7.14%) Project Management
4 1 (7.14%) PRINCE2
4 1 (7.14%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (21.43%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (21.43%) MCSE
2 3 (21.43%) Degree
2 3 (21.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (7.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
System Software
1 7 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 7 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Vendors
1 8 (57.14%) Microsoft
1 8 (57.14%) VMware
2 4 (28.57%) Cisco
2 4 (28.57%) HP
2 4 (28.57%) Dell
3 3 (21.43%) Oracle