The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Dorset with a requirement for SLA skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited SLA over the 3 months to 25 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
South West / Dorset
Rank 49 73 85
Rank change year-on-year +24 +12  
Permanent jobs citing SLA 5 12 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Dorset 1.31% 1.68% 1.28%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 13.51% 26.67% 22.22%
Number of salaries quoted 2 9 8
Median salary £33,750 £16,500 £35,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +104.54% -53.52%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,750 £16,500 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,750 £36,800 £37,500
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year -7.14% -  

SLA is in the quality assurance and compliance skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Dorset with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Skills
Dorset
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills 37 45 45
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Dorset 9.66% 6.30% 5.78%
Number of salaries quoted 29 24 32
Median salary £50,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.00% +6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £16,500 £24,350
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £74,500 £51,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -3.40% +3.52%  

SLA
Job Vacancy Trend in Dorset

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Dorset citing SLA as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

Job vacancy trend for SLA in Dorset

SLA
Salary Trend in Dorset

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

Salary trend for SLA in Dorset

SLA
Salary Histogram in Dorset

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SLA in Dorset over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Salary histogram for SLA in Dorset

SLA
Job Locations in Dorset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SLA within the Dorset region over the 3 months to 25 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Poole - 3 £25,000 - 1
Bournemouth +26 2 £42,500 +157.57%
SLA
South West

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 25 March 2017, IT jobs citing SLA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Dorset region with a requirement for SLA.

1 8 (72.73%) Windows
1 8 (72.73%) Active Directory
2 6 (54.55%) Office 365
3 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (36.36%) MS Exchange
4 3 (27.27%) VMware
4 3 (27.27%) ITIL
4 3 (27.27%) Citrix
4 3 (27.27%) Windows Server
5 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (18.18%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (18.18%) Infor M3
5 2 (18.18%) Hyper-V
5 2 (18.18%) XenApp
5 2 (18.18%) Veeam
5 2 (18.18%) SAN
5 2 (18.18%) HP
5 2 (18.18%) VPN
5 2 (18.18%) Cisco
5 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
5 2 (18.18%) WAN
5 2 (18.18%) Client/Server
5 2 (18.18%) ERP
5 2 (18.18%) Backup Exec
5 2 (18.18%) Firewall
5 2 (18.18%) Advertising
5 2 (18.18%) Problem Management
5 2 (18.18%) FMCG
5 2 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (18.18%) Infor

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (36.36%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
1 1 (9.09%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 6 (54.55%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) Cisco ASA
1 2 (18.18%) Firewall
1 2 (18.18%) SAN
1 2 (18.18%) VPN
1 2 (18.18%) WAN
2 1 (9.09%) DHCP
2 1 (9.09%) DNS
General
1 2 (18.18%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) 1st Line Support
1 4 (36.36%) 1st Line Support Analyst
1 4 (36.36%) Analyst
1 4 (36.36%) Support Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Citrix Specialist
4 1 (9.09%) Help Desk Team Lead
4 1 (9.09%) SCCM Specialist
4 1 (9.09%) Support Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Team Leader
4 1 (9.09%) VMware Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Client/Server
1 2 (18.18%) FMCG
2 1 (9.09%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 8 (72.73%) Windows
2 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (27.27%) Windows Server
4 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (9.09%) Mac OS
5 1 (9.09%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) ITIL
2 2 (18.18%) ERP
2 2 (18.18%) Problem Management
2 2 (18.18%) Root Cause Analysis
System Software
1 8 (72.73%) Active Directory
2 2 (18.18%) Hyper-V
2 2 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (18.18%) XenApp
3 1 (9.09%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) Backup Exec
2 1 (9.09%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) Citrix
1 3 (27.27%) VMware
2 2 (18.18%) Cisco
2 2 (18.18%) HP
2 2 (18.18%) Infor
2 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
2 2 (18.18%) Veeam
Dorset
Spring Technology
Salary: Pension, Bonus, New Offices
Posted: 4 days ago
Poole
Bluetown Online LTD
Salary: £20000 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago