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

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 46 51 43
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -8
Permanent jobs citing SLA 22 10 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 4.07% 2.63% 5.14%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 42.31% 35.71% 47.50%
Number of salaries quoted 19 3 7
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,500 £29,800
10% offered a salary of more than £51,600 £42,500 £40,000
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 Watford region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Watford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
52 28 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 9.61% 7.37% 10.81%
Number of salaries quoted 49 18 24
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,900 £29,000 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,300
% change year-on-year
- -0.74%

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 19 September 2014.

SLA Salary Histogram in Watford

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 21 (33.87%) MS Excel
1 21 (33.87%) Microsoft
1 21 (33.87%) Service Delivery
2 17 (27.42%) ITIL
2 17 (27.42%) Service Management
3 16 (25.81%) Project Management
4 15 (24.19%) Finance
5 14 (22.58%) Windows
6 13 (20.97%) MS Office
6 13 (20.97%) Change Management
7 10 (16.13%) Adobe
7 10 (16.13%) Marketing
7 10 (16.13%) Marketing Strategy
8 9 (14.52%) CRM
9 6 (9.68%) Active Directory
9 6 (9.68%) Management Information System
9 6 (9.68%) Microsoft Certification
9 6 (9.68%) MCTS
10 5 (8.06%) Degree
10 5 (8.06%) Matrix Management
10 5 (8.06%) Cisco Certification
10 5 (8.06%) CCNP
10 5 (8.06%) Cisco
11 4 (6.45%) ITIL Certification
11 4 (6.45%) MS Exchange
11 4 (6.45%) SQL
11 4 (6.45%) SQL Server
11 4 (6.45%) Disaster Recovery
11 4 (6.45%) Supplier Management
11 4 (6.45%) MCITP

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 (6.45%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.61%) Lync
2 1 (1.61%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (1.61%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 21 (33.87%) MS Excel
2 13 (20.97%) MS Office
3 3 (4.84%) MS Project
3 3 (4.84%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (4.84%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.61%) Office 365
1 1 (1.61%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.84%) LAN
1 3 (4.84%) WAN
1 3 (4.84%) Internet
1 3 (4.84%) MPLS
1 3 (4.84%) OSPF
1 3 (4.84%) BGP
1 3 (4.84%) Firewall
1 3 (4.84%) Network Security
2 2 (3.23%) SAN
2 2 (3.23%) Cisco IPT
2 2 (3.23%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.61%) DNS
3 1 (1.61%) DHCP
3 1 (1.61%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.45%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (1.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (1.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (1.61%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (1.61%) Maven
1 1 (1.61%) Git (software)
1 1 (1.61%) Hudson
1 1 (1.61%) Jenkins
General
1 15 (24.19%) Finance
2 10 (16.13%) Marketing
3 3 (4.84%) Legal
3 3 (4.84%) Advertising
4 2 (3.23%) Retail
4 2 (3.23%) Billing
5 1 (1.61%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.61%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 29 (46.77%) Service Manager
2 16 (25.81%) Delivery Manager
2 16 (25.81%) Services Delivery Manager
3 10 (16.13%) Service Desk Manager
4 6 (9.68%) Support Engineer
5 5 (8.06%) Account Manager
6 4 (6.45%) Analyst
6 4 (6.45%) Operations Manager
7 3 (4.84%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (4.84%) Desktop Support
7 3 (4.84%) Contracts Manager
7 3 (4.84%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
8 2 (3.23%) Data Centre Manager
8 2 (3.23%) Data Manager
8 2 (3.23%) Desktop Analyst
8 2 (3.23%) Desktop Support Analyst
8 2 (3.23%) Support Analyst
8 2 (3.23%) Network Engineer
8 2 (3.23%) Service Analyst
8 2 (3.23%) Voice Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.68%) Management Information System
2 4 (6.45%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (4.84%) Computer Science
3 3 (4.84%) Smartphone
3 3 (4.84%) PMI
4 2 (3.23%) Statistics
4 2 (3.23%) CMDB
4 2 (3.23%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (1.61%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 14 (22.58%) Windows
2 4 (6.45%) Windows 7
3 2 (3.23%) Windows 8
4 1 (1.61%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.61%) Windows XP
4 1 (1.61%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (33.87%) Service Delivery
2 17 (27.42%) ITIL
2 17 (27.42%) Service Management
3 16 (25.81%) Project Management
4 13 (20.97%) Change Management
5 10 (16.13%) Marketing Strategy
6 9 (14.52%) CRM
7 5 (8.06%) Matrix Management
8 4 (6.45%) Mentoring
8 4 (6.45%) Disaster Recovery
8 4 (6.45%) Supplier Management
8 4 (6.45%) Incident Management
9 3 (4.84%) Configuration Management
9 3 (4.84%) PRINCE2
9 3 (4.84%) Migration
9 3 (4.84%) Network Design
9 3 (4.84%) Business Transformation
10 2 (3.23%) Kalman Filter
10 2 (3.23%) IT Asset Management
10 2 (3.23%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (6.45%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (9.68%) Microsoft Certification
1 6 (9.68%) MCTS
2 5 (8.06%) Degree
2 5 (8.06%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (8.06%) CCNP
3 4 (6.45%) MCITP
3 4 (6.45%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (4.84%) PMI Certification
4 3 (4.84%) MBA
4 3 (4.84%) CCNA
4 3 (4.84%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (3.23%) CCIE
5 2 (3.23%) MCP
6 1 (1.61%) MCSE
6 1 (1.61%) MCSA
6 1 (1.61%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (1.61%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.61%) QA
System Software
1 6 (9.68%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.61%) VMware ESX
2 1 (1.61%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.61%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.61%) vSphere
2 1 (1.61%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (3.23%) Cisco UCCX
1 2 (3.23%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (1.61%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.61%) Tivoli
2 1 (1.61%) Puppet
Vendors
1 21 (33.87%) Microsoft
2 10 (16.13%) Adobe
3 5 (8.06%) Cisco
4 4 (6.45%) VMware
5 3 (4.84%) Fortinet
6 2 (3.23%) Remedy
6 2 (3.23%) HP
7 1 (1.61%) Dell
7 1 (1.61%) BMC
7 1 (1.61%) CA
7 1 (1.61%) SAP
7 1 (1.61%) IBM
7 1 (1.61%) CollabNet
7 1 (1.61%) Amdocs
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