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 26 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
England / East of England
Rank 98 58 74
Rank change year-on-year -40 +16  
Permanent jobs citing SLA 172 317 269
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 2.85% 4.31% 3.60%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 26.92% 31.17% 27.85%
Number of salaries quoted 135 214 199
Median salary £41,000 £32,500 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +26.15% -24.41%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £20,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £55,000
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 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 639 1017 966
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 10.59% 13.82% 12.93%
Number of salaries quoted 507 741 741
Median salary £45,000 £43,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.65% -2.27%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £24,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £66,500 £67,500 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -3.40% +3.52%  

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 26 March 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 26 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
Hertfordshire -23 78 £42,500 +60.37% 15
Essex +4 43 £40,000 -4.76% 3
Cambridgeshire +1 37 £40,000 +4.23% 3
Bedfordshire -26 8 £35,000 -26.31% 1
Suffolk +17 6 £34,250 +55.68% 3
SLA
England

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 26 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 East of England region with a requirement for SLA.

1 151 (38.62%) ITIL
2 123 (31.46%) Microsoft
3 119 (30.43%) Windows
4 83 (21.23%) Active Directory
5 75 (19.18%) Problem Management
6 74 (18.93%) Incident Management
7 66 (16.88%) SQL
8 65 (16.62%) Oracle
8 65 (16.62%) SQL Server
9 61 (15.60%) Finance
10 59 (15.09%) Service Delivery
11 53 (13.55%) VMware
12 50 (12.79%) Firewall
12 50 (12.79%) Windows Server
13 49 (12.53%) MS Office
13 49 (12.53%) Linux
14 47 (12.02%) Cisco
15 46 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure
16 45 (11.51%) Security Cleared
17 43 (11.00%) Windows Server 2012
18 42 (10.74%) Change Management
19 39 (9.97%) Cisco Certification
19 39 (9.97%) High Availability
20 34 (8.70%) Microsoft Certification
21 33 (8.44%) MS Excel
21 33 (8.44%) MS Exchange
22 32 (8.18%) CCNA
22 32 (8.18%) Disaster Recovery
23 31 (7.93%) WAN
24 30 (7.67%) LAN

SLA
Top Related 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 33 (8.44%) MS Exchange
2 27 (6.91%) WebLogic
3 16 (4.09%) IIS
4 14 (3.58%) Oracle Service Bus
4 14 (3.58%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 13 (3.32%) SharePoint
6 11 (2.81%) Skype for Business
7 10 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2013
7 10 (2.56%) WebSphere
8 9 (2.30%) Exchange Server 2010
9 5 (1.28%) Elasticsearch
10 4 (1.02%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 4 (1.02%) Tomcat
11 3 (0.77%) Apache
11 3 (0.77%) BizTalk Server
12 2 (0.51%) Exchange Server 2007
12 2 (0.51%) Joomla!
12 2 (0.51%) Oracle Workflow
12 2 (0.51%) SharePoint 2013
12 2 (0.51%) WordPress
Applications
1 49 (12.53%) MS Office
2 33 (8.44%) MS Excel
3 4 (1.02%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 4 (1.02%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (0.51%) InDesign
5 1 (0.26%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 9 (2.30%) Oracle EBS
1 9 (2.30%) Oracle EBS R12
1 9 (2.30%) SAP CO
1 9 (2.30%) SAP FI
1 9 (2.30%) SAP FI/CO
2 6 (1.53%) Oracle Applications
3 5 (1.28%) BusinessWorks
4 3 (0.77%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (0.51%) Infor M3
5 2 (0.51%) Magento
5 2 (0.51%) OpenCart
5 2 (0.51%) Oracle Payroll
6 1 (0.26%) Adobe Campaign
6 1 (0.26%) PeopleSoft HCM
6 1 (0.26%) Sage 200
6 1 (0.26%) Sage 50
6 1 (0.26%) Sage CRM
Cloud Services
1 28 (7.16%) Microsoft Azure
2 24 (6.14%) Office 365
3 21 (5.37%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (1.02%) SaaS
5 2 (0.51%) IaaS
5 2 (0.51%) OneDrive
5 2 (0.51%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 50 (12.79%) Firewall
2 31 (7.93%) WAN
3 30 (7.67%) LAN
4 19 (4.86%) Wi-Fi
5 16 (4.09%) DNS
5 16 (4.09%) VPN
6 15 (3.84%) Internet
7 14 (3.58%) Wireless
8 13 (3.32%) BGP
8 13 (3.32%) DHCP
8 13 (3.32%) TCP/IP
9 12 (3.07%) Cisco Nexus
9 12 (3.07%) OSPF
10 9 (2.30%) Network Security
11 8 (2.05%) MPLS
11 8 (2.05%) Remote Desktop
11 8 (2.05%) VoIP
12 7 (1.79%) Cisco ISE
12 7 (1.79%) Cisco Wireless
12 7 (1.79%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 65 (16.62%) SQL Server
2 26 (6.65%) Oracle Database
3 14 (3.58%) Oracle Database 12c
4 12 (3.07%) MySQL
5 10 (2.56%) OLTP
6 9 (2.30%) Amazon Redshift
6 9 (2.30%) Oracle Database 10g
6 9 (2.30%) Relational Database
6 9 (2.30%) SQL Server 2008
7 7 (1.79%) Big Data
7 7 (1.79%) Data Warehouse
7 7 (1.79%) SQL Server 2012
8 6 (1.53%) Hadoop
8 6 (1.53%) Oracle BI Publisher
8 6 (1.53%) Oracle Reports
8 6 (1.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 6 (1.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 6 (1.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 5 (1.28%) PowerCenter
10 4 (1.02%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 5 (1.28%) Gradle
1 5 (1.28%) Maven
2 4 (1.02%) Selenium
3 3 (0.77%) JIRA
3 3 (0.77%) PROIV
4 2 (0.51%) Toad
5 1 (0.26%) Visual Studio
General
1 61 (15.60%) Finance
2 28 (7.16%) Telecoms
3 16 (4.09%) Advertising
4 11 (2.81%) Marketing
4 11 (2.81%) Retail
5 10 (2.56%) French Language
5 10 (2.56%) German Language
6 9 (2.30%) Banking
6 9 (2.30%) Publishing
7 7 (1.79%) Legal
8 3 (0.77%) Aerospace
9 2 (0.51%) Billing
9 2 (0.51%) Military
9 2 (0.51%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.26%) Electronics
10 1 (0.26%) Law
10 1 (0.26%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 77 (19.69%) Analyst
2 45 (11.51%) Support Analyst
3 34 (8.70%) Service Manager
4 30 (7.67%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 30 (7.67%) Delivery Manager
5 28 (7.16%) Network Engineer
6 27 (6.91%) DBA
6 27 (6.91%) Services Delivery Manager
7 25 (6.39%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 23 (5.88%) Support Engineer
9 21 (5.37%) Desktop Support
10 19 (4.86%) Support Technician
11 18 (4.60%) Desktop Support Technician
11 18 (4.60%) Desktop Technician
11 18 (4.60%) IT Manager
11 18 (4.60%) Network Support
11 18 (4.60%) Service Analyst
12 17 (4.35%) Support Specialist
13 16 (4.09%) Service Desk Analyst
13 16 (4.09%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (7.16%) XML
2 25 (6.39%) Web Services
3 20 (5.12%) Middleware
4 16 (4.09%) SOAP
5 14 (3.58%) LAMP
5 14 (3.58%) Oracle Fusion
6 13 (3.32%) XSLT
7 11 (2.81%) REST
7 11 (2.81%) XML Messaging
8 9 (2.30%) Hibernate
8 9 (2.30%) Spring
8 9 (2.30%) XSL
9 8 (2.05%) Java EE
9 8 (2.05%) JSF
9 8 (2.05%) JSP
9 8 (2.05%) Struts
10 5 (1.28%) .NET
10 5 (1.28%) JSON
10 5 (1.28%) RESTful
10 5 (1.28%) TIBCO EMS
Miscellaneous
1 29 (7.42%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (5.37%) Data Centre
3 18 (4.60%) Computer Science
3 18 (4.60%) Management Information System
4 12 (3.07%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 11 (2.81%) Replication
6 10 (2.56%) Fat Client
6 10 (2.56%) Thin Client
7 9 (2.30%) Enterprise Software
8 7 (1.79%) Clustering
9 6 (1.53%) Driving Licence
10 5 (1.28%) Client/Server
10 5 (1.28%) Smartphone
10 5 (1.28%) Video Conferencing
11 4 (1.02%) Blackberry
12 3 (0.77%) EMC VNX
12 3 (0.77%) User Experience
13 2 (0.51%) Digital Signage
13 2 (0.51%) Virtual Team
13 2 (0.51%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 119 (30.43%) Windows
2 50 (12.79%) Windows Server
3 49 (12.53%) Linux
4 43 (11.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 30 (7.67%) Windows 7
5 30 (7.67%) Windows Server 2008
6 24 (6.14%) Unix
7 20 (5.12%) Windows 8
8 17 (4.35%) Solaris
9 7 (1.79%) Windows 10
10 5 (1.28%) Windows Server 2003
11 3 (0.77%) AIX
11 3 (0.77%) Android
12 2 (0.51%) CentOS
12 2 (0.51%) Mac OS
12 2 (0.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 2 (0.51%) Ubuntu
12 2 (0.51%) Windows Phone
12 2 (0.51%) Windows XP
13 1 (0.26%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 151 (38.62%) ITIL
2 75 (19.18%) Problem Management
3 74 (18.93%) Incident Management
4 59 (15.09%) Service Delivery
5 42 (10.74%) Change Management
6 39 (9.97%) High Availability
7 32 (8.18%) Disaster Recovery
8 26 (6.65%) Project Management
9 25 (6.39%) CRM
10 24 (6.14%) Load Balancing
11 23 (5.88%) Root Cause Analysis
12 22 (5.63%) Performance Tuning
13 21 (5.37%) Asset Management
14 20 (5.12%) Configuration Management
15 19 (4.86%) Service Management
16 17 (4.35%) DevOps
17 16 (4.09%) Change Control
17 16 (4.09%) Mentoring
18 15 (3.84%) Data Integration
18 15 (3.84%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 66 (16.88%) SQL
2 21 (5.37%) PowerShell
3 19 (4.86%) PL/SQL
4 18 (4.60%) Perl
5 17 (4.35%) Java
6 15 (3.84%) VBScript
7 14 (3.58%) PHP
8 9 (2.30%) Shell Script
9 5 (1.28%) Bash Shell
10 4 (1.02%) C
10 4 (1.02%) C#
11 3 (0.77%) T-SQL
12 2 (0.51%) AWK
12 2 (0.51%) JavaScript
12 2 (0.51%) Korn
12 2 (0.51%) Python
12 2 (0.51%) VB
13 1 (0.26%) C++
Qualifications
1 45 (11.51%) Security Cleared
2 39 (9.97%) Cisco Certification
3 34 (8.70%) Microsoft Certification
4 32 (8.18%) CCNA
5 25 (6.39%) MCP
6 23 (5.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 22 (5.63%) BC Cleared
7 22 (5.63%) CCNP
8 15 (3.84%) MCSE
9 12 (3.07%) SC Cleared
10 11 (2.81%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 10 (2.56%) MCITP
12 7 (1.79%) ITIL Certification
13 6 (1.53%) CCA
14 5 (1.28%) Degree
15 4 (1.02%) CCSA
15 4 (1.02%) MCSA
15 4 (1.02%) OCA
15 4 (1.02%) OCP
15 4 (1.02%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (3.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (1.79%) Data Quality
2 7 (1.79%) QA
3 5 (1.28%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.51%) ISO 14000
4 2 (0.51%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.51%) PMO
System Software
1 83 (21.23%) Active Directory
2 46 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (4.09%) Hyper-V
3 16 (4.09%) Oracle RAC
4 14 (3.58%) vSphere
5 12 (3.07%) vCloud
6 8 (2.05%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (0.77%) XenDesktop
8 2 (0.51%) Terminal Services
8 2 (0.51%) VMware ESX
8 2 (0.51%) Xen
8 2 (0.51%) XenApp
8 2 (0.51%) XenServer
9 1 (0.26%) Virtual Desktop
9 1 (0.26%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 25 (6.39%) SCCM
2 15 (3.84%) Opscode Chef
2 15 (3.84%) Puppet
3 8 (2.05%) Oracle RMAN
3 8 (2.05%) SCOM
4 7 (1.79%) AirWatch
4 7 (1.79%) XenMobile
5 5 (1.28%) Kibana
5 5 (1.28%) TIBCO Hawk
6 4 (1.02%) HP NNM
7 3 (0.77%) NetBackup
7 3 (0.77%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 2 (0.51%) Cacti
8 2 (0.51%) Data Guard
8 2 (0.51%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
8 2 (0.51%) HP Data Protector
8 2 (0.51%) HP Quality Center
8 2 (0.51%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 2 (0.51%) Red Hat Satellite
8 2 (0.51%) Red Hat Spacewalk
Vendors
1 123 (31.46%) Microsoft
2 65 (16.62%) Oracle
3 53 (13.55%) VMware
4 47 (12.02%) Cisco
5 23 (5.88%) IBM
6 22 (5.63%) CheckPoint
6 22 (5.63%) Citrix
6 22 (5.63%) HP
7 19 (4.86%) SAP
8 13 (3.32%) Veeam
9 12 (3.07%) BEA
9 12 (3.07%) Computacenter
9 12 (3.07%) F5
10 10 (2.56%) NetApp
11 9 (2.30%) Palo Alto
12 7 (1.79%) 3PAR
12 7 (1.79%) CommVault
12 7 (1.79%) Huawei
12 7 (1.79%) Juniper
12 7 (1.79%) MobileIron
Letchworth Garden City, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum + car- health, pension, flexi +
Posted: 6 days ago
Colchester, Essex
Heat Recruitment
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
Crimson Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Harlow, Essex
Plan-net
Salary: Competitive rate
Posted: 5 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
Crimson Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
Crimson Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Hitchin, Hertfordshire
Gardiff Epos
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
SPS Resourcing
Salary: From £25,000 to £32,000 per annum Includes Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum, Benefits Training, Overtime, Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Wells-next-the-sea, Norfolk
Monica Vinader LTD
Salary: Excellent
Posted: 4 days ago
Hertfordshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + additional benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
The SmartList
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £41000.00 - £46000.00 per annum
Posted: 27 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Whitby Munn
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum plus benefits (Health, Dental, Pensi
Posted: 4 days ago
Hatfield
Computacenter
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 17 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
JM
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + car, bonus, pension
Posted: 6 days ago
Watford
Mint
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Excellent
Posted: 13 days ago
Hatfield
Computacenter
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 19 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
ComputaCenter
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
Watford
Mint
Salary: £50000 - £57000 per annum + Excellent
Posted: 18 days ago
Norwich, Norfolk
Aviva
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 17 days ago