The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the East of England 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 27 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Service Level Agreement (SLA)
England / East of England
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 85 81 77
Rank change year-on-year -4 -4  
Permanent jobs citing SLA 217 212 290
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 3.50% 3.10% 3.59%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 29.40% 24.57% 29.32%
Number of salaries quoted 169 172 193
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £39,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.66% -4.45%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £21,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £61,500
UK excluding London median salary £36,000 £34,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% -  

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 the East of England with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Skills
East of England
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills 738 863 989
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 11.90% 12.61% 12.24%
Number of salaries quoted 565 713 725
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.55% +5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88%  

SLA
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East of England 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 the East of England

SLA
Salary Trend in the East of England

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

Salary trend for SLA in the East of England

SLA
Salary Histogram in the East of England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SLA in the East of England over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Salary histogram for SLA in the East of England

SLA
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SLA within the East of England region over the 3 months to 27 June 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
Hertfordshire +16 126 £42,500 -12.82% 10
Cambridgeshire -44 28 £30,500 -7.57% 4
Bedfordshire +8 21 £50,000 +5.26% 4
Essex -6 20 £37,000 +20.32%
Suffolk +16 18 £39,250 +78.40%
Norfolk -2 5 £26,750 +7.00%
SLA
England

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 East of England region with a requirement for SLA.

1 155 (39.44%) ITIL
2 137 (34.86%) Windows
3 111 (28.24%) Microsoft
4 95 (24.17%) Active Directory
5 66 (16.79%) Service Delivery
6 63 (16.03%) VMware
6 63 (16.03%) Problem Management
7 62 (15.78%) Firewall
8 60 (15.27%) Incident Management
9 56 (14.25%) Finance
10 55 (13.99%) Cisco
10 55 (13.99%) SQL Server
11 52 (13.23%) SQL
12 51 (12.98%) Windows Server
13 48 (12.21%) Oracle
14 46 (11.70%) VMware Infrastructure
15 43 (10.94%) Windows 7
16 40 (10.18%) Microsoft Office
16 40 (10.18%) LAN
17 39 (9.92%) Degree
18 38 (9.67%) WAN
18 38 (9.67%) Project Management
19 36 (9.16%) Cisco Certification
20 35 (8.91%) Change Management
20 35 (8.91%) Analytical Skills
21 33 (8.40%) Windows Server 2012
21 33 (8.40%) Service Management
21 33 (8.40%) CCNA
22 32 (8.14%) Linux
22 32 (8.14%) Windows 8

SLA
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 29 (7.38%) MS Exchange
2 19 (4.83%) Skype for Business
3 18 (4.58%) SharePoint
4 13 (3.31%) IIS
5 12 (3.05%) CMS
6 10 (2.54%) Exchange Server 2013
7 9 (2.29%) Oracle Service Bus
7 9 (2.29%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 9 (2.29%) WebLogic
7 9 (2.29%) WebSphere
8 8 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2010
9 6 (1.53%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 6 (1.53%) SharePoint 2013
10 5 (1.27%) Apache
11 3 (0.76%) JBoss
11 3 (0.76%) Joomla!
11 3 (0.76%) Tomcat
11 3 (0.76%) WordPress
12 2 (0.51%) Exchange Server 2007
12 2 (0.51%) nginx
Applications
1 40 (10.18%) Microsoft Office
2 23 (5.85%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (1.27%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (1.02%) Photoshop
4 4 (1.02%) Spreadsheet
5 3 (0.76%) Adobe Premiere
5 3 (0.76%) Inkscape
6 1 (0.25%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.25%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 10 (2.54%) SAP CO
1 10 (2.54%) SAP FI
1 10 (2.54%) SAP FI/CO
2 4 (1.02%) Magento
3 3 (0.76%) OpenCart
3 3 (0.76%) SessionCam
4 2 (0.51%) Oracle CRM
4 2 (0.51%) Oracle Payroll
4 2 (0.51%) PeopleSoft HCM
5 1 (0.25%) FastStats
Cloud Services
1 31 (7.89%) Office 365
2 15 (3.82%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (2.80%) SaaS
4 8 (2.04%) IaaS
5 6 (1.53%) Amazon AWS
6 5 (1.27%) Cloud Computing
6 5 (1.27%) PaaS
7 3 (0.76%) Google Analytics
8 2 (0.51%) OneDrive
9 1 (0.25%) Adobe Creative Cloud
9 1 (0.25%) Responsys
Communications & Networking
1 62 (15.78%) Firewall
2 40 (10.18%) LAN
3 38 (9.67%) WAN
4 31 (7.89%) VPN
5 30 (7.63%) TCP/IP
6 22 (5.60%) DNS
6 22 (5.60%) SAN
7 20 (5.09%) DHCP
8 16 (4.07%) Wi-Fi
8 16 (4.07%) Wireless
9 14 (3.56%) VLAN
10 12 (3.05%) BGP
10 12 (3.05%) OSPF
11 9 (2.29%) Internet
12 8 (2.04%) Cisco ISE
12 8 (2.04%) Cisco Wireless
12 8 (2.04%) Frame Relay
12 8 (2.04%) Skype
13 7 (1.78%) Remote Desktop
14 6 (1.53%) HSRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (13.99%) SQL Server
2 15 (3.82%) MySQL
3 10 (2.54%) Oracle Database
4 9 (2.29%) Oracle Database 12c
5 4 (1.02%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (0.76%) GIS
6 3 (0.76%) Oracle Reports
6 3 (0.76%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (0.51%) Amazon RDS
7 2 (0.51%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (0.51%) Oracle BI EE
7 2 (0.51%) Oracle Discoverer
7 2 (0.51%) Relational Database
7 2 (0.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (0.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.25%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (0.25%) Data Mining
8 1 (0.25%) DataStage
8 1 (0.25%) MS Access
8 1 (0.25%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 4 (1.02%) PROIV
2 3 (0.76%) Git (software)
2 3 (0.76%) Grunt
2 3 (0.76%) Selenium
3 2 (0.51%) JIRA
4 1 (0.25%) Visual Studio
General
1 56 (14.25%) Finance
2 25 (6.36%) Telecoms
3 22 (5.60%) Retail
4 15 (3.82%) Legal
5 14 (3.56%) French Language
6 13 (3.31%) Back Office
7 12 (3.05%) German Language
7 12 (3.05%) Military
8 11 (2.80%) Advertising
9 9 (2.29%) Publishing
10 8 (2.04%) Billing
11 5 (1.27%) Games
12 4 (1.02%) Marketing
13 3 (0.76%) Aerospace
13 3 (0.76%) Pharmaceutical
14 2 (0.51%) Digital Economy
15 1 (0.25%) Arabic Language
15 1 (0.25%) Law
15 1 (0.25%) Local Government
15 1 (0.25%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 68 (17.30%) Analyst
2 56 (14.25%) Service Manager
3 39 (9.92%) Support Analyst
4 32 (8.14%) Delivery Manager
5 30 (7.63%) Services Delivery Manager
6 28 (7.12%) IT Manager
7 25 (6.36%) Network Engineer
8 24 (6.11%) Applications Support
8 24 (6.11%) Support Engineer
9 23 (5.85%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 23 (5.85%) Support Technician
10 22 (5.60%) Desktop Support
11 19 (4.83%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 18 (4.58%) Desktop Support Technician
12 18 (4.58%) Desktop Technician
13 16 (4.07%) Lead Network Engineer
13 16 (4.07%) Senior Network Engineer
14 15 (3.82%) VMware Engineer
15 14 (3.56%) 2nd Line Support
16 13 (3.31%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (3.82%) XML
2 14 (3.56%) REST
3 13 (3.31%) Web Services
4 12 (3.05%) LAMP
5 11 (2.80%) SOAP
6 10 (2.54%) Middleware
7 9 (2.29%) .NET
7 9 (2.29%) HTML
7 9 (2.29%) Oracle Fusion
7 9 (2.29%) XML Messaging
8 6 (1.53%) ASP.NET
8 6 (1.53%) POSIX
9 5 (1.27%) CSS
9 5 (1.27%) HTML5
9 5 (1.27%) WCF
10 3 (0.76%) ASP.NET MVC
10 3 (0.76%) Entity Framework
10 3 (0.76%) jQuery
10 3 (0.76%) LINQ
10 3 (0.76%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 35 (8.91%) Analytical Skills
2 29 (7.38%) Data Centre
3 24 (6.11%) Management Information System
4 18 (4.58%) Computer Science
5 12 (3.05%) Client/Server
6 7 (1.78%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 6 (1.53%) Blackberry
7 6 (1.53%) Smartphone
8 5 (1.27%) Driving Licence
8 5 (1.27%) Enterprise Software
8 5 (1.27%) Fat Client
8 5 (1.27%) Thin Client
9 4 (1.02%) e-Learning
9 4 (1.02%) Virtual Team
10 3 (0.76%) 3D Printing
10 3 (0.76%) EMC VNX
10 3 (0.76%) iPad
10 3 (0.76%) PMI
10 3 (0.76%) Symmetrix
11 2 (0.51%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 137 (34.86%) Windows
2 51 (12.98%) Windows Server
3 43 (10.94%) Windows 7
4 33 (8.40%) Windows Server 2012
5 32 (8.14%) Linux
5 32 (8.14%) Windows 8
6 25 (6.36%) Unix
7 23 (5.85%) Windows Server 2008
8 16 (4.07%) Solaris
9 14 (3.56%) Windows 10
10 9 (2.29%) Android
11 7 (1.78%) Apple iOS
12 4 (1.02%) AIX
12 4 (1.02%) Windows Server 2003
13 3 (0.76%) CentOS
13 3 (0.76%) Ubuntu
13 3 (0.76%) Windows XP
14 2 (0.51%) Mac OS
14 2 (0.51%) Mac OS X
14 2 (0.51%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 155 (39.44%) ITIL
2 66 (16.79%) Service Delivery
3 63 (16.03%) Problem Management
4 60 (15.27%) Incident Management
5 38 (9.67%) Project Management
6 35 (8.91%) Change Management
7 33 (8.40%) Service Management
8 25 (6.36%) IT Strategy
9 23 (5.85%) Disaster Recovery
10 20 (5.09%) Process Improvement
11 18 (4.58%) Asset Management
11 18 (4.58%) People Management
12 17 (4.33%) Change Control
12 17 (4.33%) Configuration Management
12 17 (4.33%) Continuous Improvement
13 15 (3.82%) Migration
13 15 (3.82%) Performance Tuning
14 14 (3.56%) CRM
14 14 (3.56%) Mentoring
15 13 (3.31%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 52 (13.23%) SQL
2 20 (5.09%) PowerShell
3 13 (3.31%) PHP
4 11 (2.80%) VBScript
5 10 (2.54%) Perl
6 8 (2.04%) Java
7 6 (1.53%) PL/SQL
8 5 (1.27%) C#
9 4 (1.02%) JavaScript
10 3 (0.76%) Bash Shell
10 3 (0.76%) C
10 3 (0.76%) Shell Script
11 2 (0.51%) T-SQL
11 2 (0.51%) VB
Qualifications
1 39 (9.92%) Degree
2 36 (9.16%) Cisco Certification
3 33 (8.40%) CCNA
4 31 (7.89%) Security Cleared
5 26 (6.62%) Microsoft Certification
6 21 (5.34%) BC Cleared
7 17 (4.33%) MCP
8 15 (3.82%) ITIL Certification
9 14 (3.56%) CCNP
10 11 (2.80%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 9 (2.29%) MCSE
12 8 (2.04%) CCA
12 8 (2.04%) Computer Science Degree
12 8 (2.04%) SC Cleared
13 7 (1.78%) MCSA
14 5 (1.27%) DBS Check
15 4 (1.02%) ISEB
15 4 (1.02%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
15 4 (1.02%) MCITP
16 3 (0.76%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (4.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 11 (2.80%) ISO 9001
3 5 (1.27%) QA
4 3 (0.76%) Data Quality
4 3 (0.76%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 2 (0.51%) ISO 14000
6 1 (0.25%) PMO
System Software
1 95 (24.17%) Active Directory
2 46 (11.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 24 (6.11%) Hyper-V
4 20 (5.09%) vSphere
5 7 (1.78%) vCloud
6 4 (1.02%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (0.76%) Virtual Machines
7 3 (0.76%) Xen
7 3 (0.76%) XenApp
8 2 (0.51%) XenServer
9 1 (0.25%) Oracle RAC
9 1 (0.25%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 23 (5.85%) SCCM
2 10 (2.54%) Puppet
3 8 (2.04%) AirWatch
3 8 (2.04%) XenMobile
4 7 (1.78%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (1.02%) SCOM
6 3 (0.76%) Backup Exec
6 3 (0.76%) Cacti
6 3 (0.76%) Nagios
7 2 (0.51%) cPanel
7 2 (0.51%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 2 (0.51%) Norton AntiVirus
7 2 (0.51%) Plesk
7 2 (0.51%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 2 (0.51%) vCenter Server
8 1 (0.25%) Nessus
8 1 (0.25%) NetApp OnCommand
8 1 (0.25%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 111 (28.24%) Microsoft
2 63 (16.03%) VMware
3 55 (13.99%) Cisco
4 48 (12.21%) Oracle
5 26 (6.62%) Citrix
6 21 (5.34%) IBM
7 15 (3.82%) CheckPoint
8 13 (3.31%) HP
8 13 (3.31%) Xerox
9 12 (3.05%) NetApp
10 11 (2.80%) SAP
11 10 (2.54%) Adobe
11 10 (2.54%) Apple
12 9 (2.29%) Computacenter
12 9 (2.29%) Veeam
13 8 (2.04%) Huawei
13 8 (2.04%) MobileIron
13 8 (2.04%) Palo Alto
13 8 (2.04%) Remedy
14 6 (1.53%) Red Hat
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Imperative People
Salary: £36000.00 - £42000.00 per annum + car al. + bonus + bens
Posted: 4 hours ago
Letchworth Garden City, Hertfordshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Hertfordshire
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
QUANTICA
Salary: £25000 - £27000 per annum + great benefits package!
Posted: Yesterday
Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Watford, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £20000.00 - £25000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £24000 - £27000 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £20000.00 - £25000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum + Car Allowance + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 12 hours ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + + Car (7K) + Bonus (7K) + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire
Senitor Associates
Posted: 4 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
JM
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Car and benefits
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Salary: Competitive
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