The table below looks at the statistics for SLA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Watford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SLA over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 65 44 52
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +8
Permanent jobs citing SLA 12 24 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 2.08% 4.55% 3.04%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 23.08% 45.28% 47.83%
Number of salaries quoted 11 20 6
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £46,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -2.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £27,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £51,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £35,750
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -9.09%
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 Watford region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Watford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
52 53 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 9.03% 10.06% 6.35%
Number of salaries quoted 37 48 16
Average salary £41,750 £42,500 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.76% -2.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,100 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £54,050 £51,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

SLA
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

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

SLA Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

SLA
Salary Trend in Watford

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

SLA Salary Trend in Watford

SLA
Salary Histogram in Watford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SLA across the Watford region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

SLA Salary Histogram in Watford

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Watford 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 10 (55.56%) Service Management
2 7 (38.89%) Windows
3 6 (33.33%) SQL
3 6 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 6 (33.33%) Service Delivery
3 6 (33.33%) Problem Management
3 6 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
4 5 (27.78%) Windows 7
4 5 (27.78%) ITSM
4 5 (27.78%) Linux
4 5 (27.78%) Microsoft
5 4 (22.22%) Oracle Database 10g
5 4 (22.22%) IBM
5 4 (22.22%) Windows XP
5 4 (22.22%) Oracle
5 4 (22.22%) SQL Server
5 4 (22.22%) WebSphere Application Server
5 4 (22.22%) IIS
5 4 (22.22%) Configuration Management
5 4 (22.22%) BusinessObjects
5 4 (22.22%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (22.22%) Maximo
5 4 (22.22%) Asset Management
5 4 (22.22%) Capacity Management
5 4 (22.22%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (22.22%) Oracle Database
5 4 (22.22%) Customer Engagement
5 4 (22.22%) SQL Server 2005
5 4 (22.22%) WebSphere
5 4 (22.22%) Oracle RAC

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Watford 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 (22.22%) WebSphere Application Server
1 4 (22.22%) IIS
1 4 (22.22%) WebSphere
2 2 (11.11%) MS Exchange
3 1 (5.56%) NetWeaver
3 1 (5.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (5.56%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (22.22%) Maximo
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) VoIP
1 1 (5.56%) DHCP
1 1 (5.56%) TCP/IP
1 1 (5.56%) DNS
1 1 (5.56%) SAN
1 1 (5.56%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (22.22%) SQL Server
1 4 (22.22%) Oracle Database 10g
1 4 (22.22%) BusinessObjects
1 4 (22.22%) SQL Server 2005
1 4 (22.22%) SQL Server 2012
1 4 (22.22%) Oracle Database
General
1 2 (11.11%) Finance
1 2 (11.11%) Legal
2 1 (5.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (33.33%) Analyst
2 5 (27.78%) Support Analyst
2 5 (27.78%) Applications Support
3 4 (22.22%) Applications Support Analyst
3 4 (22.22%) Consultant
3 4 (22.22%) Business Consultant
3 4 (22.22%) Payroll Consultant
4 2 (11.11%) Delivery Manager
4 2 (11.11%) Support Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Services Delivery Manager
4 2 (11.11%) Service Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Systems Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Desktop Support Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Technical Support Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Desktop Support
5 1 (5.56%) Technical Support
5 1 (5.56%) Systems Support
5 1 (5.56%) IT Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.56%) NHS
1 1 (5.56%) Management Information System
1 1 (5.56%) iPhone
1 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (5.56%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 7 (38.89%) Windows
2 5 (27.78%) Linux
2 5 (27.78%) Windows 7
3 4 (22.22%) Windows XP
4 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (55.56%) Service Management
2 6 (33.33%) Service Delivery
2 6 (33.33%) Problem Management
2 6 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
3 5 (27.78%) ITSM
4 4 (22.22%) Asset Management
4 4 (22.22%) Data Protection
4 4 (22.22%) Customer Engagement
4 4 (22.22%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (22.22%) Configuration Management
4 4 (22.22%) Capacity Management
5 2 (11.11%) Line Management
5 2 (11.11%) ITIL
5 2 (11.11%) Strategic Planning
6 1 (5.56%) Incident Management
6 1 (5.56%) Logistics
6 1 (5.56%) Practice Management
6 1 (5.56%) ERP
6 1 (5.56%) Project Management
6 1 (5.56%) GAP Analysis
Programming Languages
1 6 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) MCSE
1 1 (5.56%) CCNA
1 1 (5.56%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (5.56%) Degree
System Software
1 6 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 4 (22.22%) Oracle RAC
3 2 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (5.56%) Hyper-V
4 1 (5.56%) XenDesktop
4 1 (5.56%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (22.22%) Data Guard
2 1 (5.56%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (27.78%) Microsoft
2 4 (22.22%) Oracle
2 4 (22.22%) IBM
3 2 (11.11%) VMware
3 2 (11.11%) Citrix
4 1 (5.56%) Apple
4 1 (5.56%) SAP
4 1 (5.56%) Cisco
4 1 (5.56%) HP
4 1 (5.56%) Dell