The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Essex 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 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Service Level Agreement (SLA)
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 51 52 46
Rank change year-on-year +1 -6  
Permanent jobs citing SLA 41 55 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 3.98% 5.08% 4.14%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 32.28% 32.16% 28.57%
Number of salaries quoted 27 29 28
Median salary £40,000 £42,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.76% -16.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,600 £17,500 £20,850
10% offered a salary of more than £58,500 £55,000 £59,000
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 Essex with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Skills
Essex
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills 127 171 182
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Essex 12.33% 15.79% 14.50%
Number of salaries quoted 95 105 134
Median salary £43,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.00% +5.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £36,750 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £82,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -3.40% +3.52%  

SLA
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Essex 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 Essex

SLA
Salary Trend in Essex

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

Salary trend for SLA in Essex

SLA
Salary Histogram in Essex

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SLA in Essex over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Salary histogram for SLA in Essex

SLA
Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SLA within the Essex region over the 3 months to 28 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
Colchester +5 8 £40,000 -1.23%
Harlow - 6 £35,000 - 1
Brentwood +4 5 - -
Chelmsford -15 5 £33,250 -30.00% 2
Basildon +7 3 £60,000 +65.51%
Thurrock - 1 £57,500 -
SLA
East of England

SLA
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 28 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 Essex region with a requirement for SLA.

1 31 (43.66%) ITIL
2 28 (39.44%) Microsoft
3 26 (36.62%) MS Office
3 26 (36.62%) Finance
4 14 (19.72%) Project Management
4 14 (19.72%) SQL
5 13 (18.31%) Windows
6 12 (16.90%) SQL Server
6 12 (16.90%) Incident Management
7 11 (15.49%) Service Delivery
8 9 (12.68%) SAP
8 9 (12.68%) Problem Management
8 9 (12.68%) IT Strategy
9 8 (11.27%) CRM
9 8 (11.27%) Active Directory
9 8 (11.27%) SAP FI
9 8 (11.27%) SAP FI/CO
9 8 (11.27%) SAP CO
10 7 (9.86%) Publishing
10 7 (9.86%) Management Information System
10 7 (9.86%) Telecoms
10 7 (9.86%) Citrix
10 7 (9.86%) MS Excel
10 7 (9.86%) Data Protection
10 7 (9.86%) Continuous Improvement
11 6 (8.45%) Windows Server 2012
11 6 (8.45%) Procure-to-Pay
11 6 (8.45%) MS Exchange
11 6 (8.45%) CCA
12 5 (7.04%) Legal

SLA
Co-occurring IT Skills in Essex 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 6 (8.45%) MS Exchange
2 4 (5.63%) SharePoint
3 3 (4.23%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 3 (4.23%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (2.82%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (2.82%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (2.82%) IIS
4 2 (2.82%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (2.82%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 26 (36.62%) MS Office
2 7 (9.86%) MS Excel
3 4 (5.63%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (2.82%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (1.41%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 8 (11.27%) SAP CO
1 8 (11.27%) SAP FI
1 8 (11.27%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.04%) Office 365
2 3 (4.23%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.82%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.04%) Firewall
2 4 (5.63%) Internet
3 3 (4.23%) BGP
3 3 (4.23%) Cisco Nexus
3 3 (4.23%) DSL
3 3 (4.23%) EIGRP
3 3 (4.23%) Ethernet
3 3 (4.23%) Frame Relay
3 3 (4.23%) GPRS
3 3 (4.23%) IPsec
3 3 (4.23%) LAN
3 3 (4.23%) MPLS
3 3 (4.23%) OSPF
3 3 (4.23%) PPP
3 3 (4.23%) SAN
3 3 (4.23%) VPN
3 3 (4.23%) WAN
3 3 (4.23%) Wireless
4 2 (2.82%) DNS
4 2 (2.82%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (16.90%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.63%) Oracle Database
2 4 (5.63%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (4.23%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (2.82%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1 (1.41%) JIRA
General
1 26 (36.62%) Finance
2 7 (9.86%) Publishing
2 7 (9.86%) Telecoms
3 5 (7.04%) Legal
4 3 (4.23%) French Language
4 3 (4.23%) German Language
5 1 (1.41%) Law
Job Titles
1 17 (23.94%) Analyst
2 12 (16.90%) IT Manager
3 11 (15.49%) Support Analyst
4 9 (12.68%) Administrator
4 9 (12.68%) Service Manager
4 9 (12.68%) Systems Manager
5 8 (11.27%) Delivery Manager
5 8 (11.27%) SAP Support
6 7 (9.86%) Business Manager
6 7 (9.86%) Business Systems Manager
7 6 (8.45%) Consultant
7 6 (8.45%) DBA
7 6 (8.45%) SAP Consultant
7 6 (8.45%) SAP FI Consultant
7 6 (8.45%) SAP P2P Consultant
7 6 (8.45%) SAP Support Consultant
7 6 (8.45%) Support Consultant
8 5 (7.04%) Applications Support
8 5 (7.04%) Services Delivery Manager
9 4 (5.63%) Oracle DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.82%) .NET
1 2 (2.82%) ASP.NET
2 1 (1.41%) HTML
2 1 (1.41%) Web Services
2 1 (1.41%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (9.86%) Management Information System
2 5 (7.04%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (5.63%) Data Centre
4 3 (4.23%) Blackberry
4 3 (4.23%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.82%) Private Cloud
6 1 (1.41%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.41%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 13 (18.31%) Windows
2 6 (8.45%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (4.23%) Android
3 3 (4.23%) Linux
3 3 (4.23%) Windows 7
4 2 (2.82%) Mac OS
4 2 (2.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (2.82%) Windows 8
4 2 (2.82%) Windows Server
4 2 (2.82%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (2.82%) Windows XP
5 1 (1.41%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (43.66%) ITIL
2 14 (19.72%) Project Management
3 12 (16.90%) Incident Management
4 11 (15.49%) Service Delivery
5 9 (12.68%) IT Strategy
5 9 (12.68%) Problem Management
6 8 (11.27%) CRM
7 7 (9.86%) Continuous Improvement
7 7 (9.86%) Data Protection
8 6 (8.45%) Procure-to-Pay
9 5 (7.04%) Customer Requirements
9 5 (7.04%) Process Improvement
9 5 (7.04%) Regulatory Compliance
9 5 (7.04%) Time Management
9 5 (7.04%) Wealth Management
10 4 (5.63%) Change Management
11 3 (4.23%) Asset Management
11 3 (4.23%) B2B
11 3 (4.23%) Service Management
11 3 (4.23%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 14 (19.72%) SQL
2 4 (5.63%) Shell Script
3 3 (4.23%) Perl
4 2 (2.82%) AWK
4 2 (2.82%) Bash Shell
4 2 (2.82%) C
4 2 (2.82%) Korn
4 2 (2.82%) PowerShell
4 2 (2.82%) VB
5 1 (1.41%) C#
5 1 (1.41%) C++
5 1 (1.41%) Python
Qualifications
1 6 (8.45%) CCA
2 4 (5.63%) OCA
2 4 (5.63%) OCP
2 4 (5.63%) Oracle Certification
3 3 (4.23%) CCIE
3 3 (4.23%) CCNP
3 3 (4.23%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (4.23%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (2.82%) MCDBA
4 2 (2.82%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (2.82%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.23%) QA
2 2 (2.82%) Data Quality
2 2 (2.82%) ISO 14000
2 2 (2.82%) ISO 9001
2 2 (2.82%) PMO
System Software
1 8 (11.27%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.41%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (1.41%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (2.82%) Red Hat Satellite
1 2 (2.82%) Red Hat Spacewalk
2 1 (1.41%) SCCM
Vendors
1 28 (39.44%) Microsoft
2 9 (12.68%) SAP
3 7 (9.86%) Citrix
4 5 (7.04%) Cisco
5 4 (5.63%) Oracle
6 3 (4.23%) Apple
6 3 (4.23%) CheckPoint
6 3 (4.23%) Dell
6 3 (4.23%) F5
6 3 (4.23%) HP
7 2 (2.82%) Adobe
7 2 (2.82%) Red Hat
7 2 (2.82%) Tableau
8 1 (1.41%) Thunderhead
8 1 (1.41%) VMware
Harlow, Essex
Plan-Net
Salary: Competitive rate
Posted: 7 days ago