The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 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 Watford region.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 42 53 62
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +9
Permanent jobs citing SLA 39 5 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 6.70% 1.55% 1.75%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 54.17% 29.41% 28.57%
Number of salaries quoted 35 4 4
Average salary £45,000 £50,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £44,750 £27,400
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £45,250
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £37,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-8.10% +5.71%
Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Watford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
72 17 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 12.37% 5.26% 6.12%
Number of salaries quoted 65 13 19
Average salary £42,500 £43,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.29% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,550 £30,000 £26,200
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £56,750 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
SLA
Hertfordshire

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 July 2014.

SLA Salary Histogram in Watford

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 24 (35.82%) MS Excel
2 21 (31.34%) Microsoft
3 19 (28.36%) ITIL
3 19 (28.36%) Service Delivery
4 18 (26.87%) Service Management
5 17 (25.37%) MS Office
5 17 (25.37%) Finance
6 16 (23.88%) Project Management
7 15 (22.39%) Change Management
8 14 (20.90%) Windows
9 10 (14.93%) Adobe
9 10 (14.93%) Management Information System
9 10 (14.93%) Degree
9 10 (14.93%) Marketing
9 10 (14.93%) Marketing Strategy
10 9 (13.43%) Retail
11 8 (11.94%) CRM
12 7 (10.45%) ITIL Certification
13 6 (8.96%) Incident Management
14 5 (7.46%) SQL
14 5 (7.46%) Active Directory
15 4 (5.97%) CISSP
15 4 (5.97%) Cisco Certification
15 4 (5.97%) Microsoft Certification
15 4 (5.97%) Six Sigma
15 4 (5.97%) Disaster Recovery
15 4 (5.97%) SQL Server
15 4 (5.97%) AIX
15 4 (5.97%) Linux
15 4 (5.97%) MS Visio

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 (5.97%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.49%) Lync
2 1 (1.49%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (1.49%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (1.49%) IIS
Applications
1 24 (35.82%) MS Excel
2 17 (25.37%) MS Office
3 4 (5.97%) MS Visio
4 3 (4.48%) Spreadsheet
4 3 (4.48%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (4.48%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.49%) Office 365
1 1 (1.49%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.48%) Internet
2 2 (2.99%) MPLS
2 2 (2.99%) OSPF
2 2 (2.99%) BGP
2 2 (2.99%) Firewall
2 2 (2.99%) LAN
2 2 (2.99%) WAN
2 2 (2.99%) SAN
2 2 (2.99%) Cisco IPT
2 2 (2.99%) Network Security
3 1 (1.49%) DHCP
3 1 (1.49%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.97%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.49%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (1.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (1.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (1.49%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (1.49%) Git (software)
1 1 (1.49%) Hudson
1 1 (1.49%) Jenkins
1 1 (1.49%) Maven
General
1 17 (25.37%) Finance
2 10 (14.93%) Marketing
3 9 (13.43%) Retail
4 3 (4.48%) Legal
4 3 (4.48%) Manufacturing
4 3 (4.48%) Advertising
5 2 (2.99%) Billing
5 2 (2.99%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 28 (41.79%) Service Manager
2 13 (19.40%) Services Delivery Manager
2 13 (19.40%) Delivery Manager
3 11 (16.42%) Analyst
4 10 (14.93%) Service Desk Manager
5 5 (7.46%) Account Manager
5 5 (7.46%) Support Analyst
6 4 (5.97%) Support Engineer
6 4 (5.97%) Operations Manager
6 4 (5.97%) Desktop Analyst
6 4 (5.97%) Security Analyst
7 3 (4.48%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (4.48%) Desktop Support Analyst
7 3 (4.48%) Contracts Manager
7 3 (4.48%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
7 3 (4.48%) IT Security Analyst
7 3 (4.48%) 3rd Line Support
7 3 (4.48%) Desktop Support
8 2 (2.99%) Network Engineer
8 2 (2.99%) Software Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.49%) DCOM
Miscellaneous
1 10 (14.93%) Management Information System
2 4 (5.97%) Computer Science
3 3 (4.48%) Smartphone
3 3 (4.48%) PMI
4 2 (2.99%) Statistics
4 2 (2.99%) CMDB
5 1 (1.49%) Visualisation
5 1 (1.49%) PKI
5 1 (1.49%) EPoS
5 1 (1.49%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 14 (20.90%) Windows
2 4 (5.97%) AIX
2 4 (5.97%) Linux
3 2 (2.99%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (2.99%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.49%) Windows 8
4 1 (1.49%) Windows Vista
4 1 (1.49%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (28.36%) ITIL
1 19 (28.36%) Service Delivery
2 18 (26.87%) Service Management
3 16 (23.88%) Project Management
4 15 (22.39%) Change Management
5 10 (14.93%) Marketing Strategy
6 8 (11.94%) CRM
7 6 (8.96%) Incident Management
8 4 (5.97%) Six Sigma
8 4 (5.97%) Disaster Recovery
8 4 (5.97%) Lean Six Sigma
8 4 (5.97%) Computer Security
9 3 (4.48%) QMS
9 3 (4.48%) Business Transformation
9 3 (4.48%) Migration
9 3 (4.48%) Workflow
9 3 (4.48%) Supplier Management
9 3 (4.48%) Problem Management
9 3 (4.48%) PRINCE2
9 3 (4.48%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (7.46%) SQL
2 1 (1.49%) PowerShell
2 1 (1.49%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 10 (14.93%) Degree
2 7 (10.45%) ITIL Certification
3 4 (5.97%) CISSP
3 4 (5.97%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (5.97%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (5.97%) CCNP
3 4 (5.97%) MCTS
3 4 (5.97%) MCITP
3 4 (5.97%) GIAC
3 4 (5.97%) EnCE
4 3 (4.48%) MBA
4 3 (4.48%) PMI Certification
4 3 (4.48%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (2.99%) CCNA
5 2 (2.99%) CCIE
6 1 (1.49%) VCAP
6 1 (1.49%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (1.49%) MCSE
6 1 (1.49%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.49%) QA
System Software
1 5 (7.46%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.49%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.49%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.49%) vSphere
2 1 (1.49%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (1.49%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 2 (2.99%) Cisco CUCM
1 2 (2.99%) Cisco UCCX
2 1 (1.49%) SCCM
2 1 (1.49%) SCOM
2 1 (1.49%) Puppet
2 1 (1.49%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.49%) WMI
2 1 (1.49%) WSUS
2 1 (1.49%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 21 (31.34%) Microsoft
2 10 (14.93%) Adobe
3 4 (5.97%) Cisco
4 3 (4.48%) Amdocs
4 3 (4.48%) VMware
5 2 (2.99%) HP
5 2 (2.99%) SAP
5 2 (2.99%) Fortinet
6 1 (1.49%) CollabNet
6 1 (1.49%) IBM
6 1 (1.49%) BMC
6 1 (1.49%) CA
6 1 (1.49%) Dell
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