Period
to 21 November 2017

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 6 months to 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Service Level Agreement (SLA)
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 76 69 51
Rank change year-on-year -7 -18 +17
Permanent jobs citing SLA 34 72 112
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 2.42% 3.40% 4.27%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 28.81% 26.97% 30.43%
Number of salaries quoted 23 60 63
Essex median annual salary £35,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.50% +6.67% +2.74%
10th Percentile £18,500 £31,250 £25,200
90th Percentile £49,500 £68,500 £54,250
East of England median annual salary £32,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year -20.00% +6.67% -6.25%

SLA is in the Quality Assurance and Compliance category. The following 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 or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
Essex
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 118 267 368
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 8.40% 12.59% 14.03%
Number of salaries quoted 94 178 204
Essex median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +9.20% -13.00%
10th Percentile £21,325 £31,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £63,750 £93,750 £65,000
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

SLA
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

Job postings citing SLA as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Essex.

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 6 months to 21 November 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 6 months to 21 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Colchester +21 13 £32,750 -23.84%
Brentwood +25 5 - -
Chelmsford -23 4 £27,750 -30.63%
Loughton -5 3 £50,000 -33.33%
SLA
East of England

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 17 (50.00%) ITIL
2 13 (38.24%) Windows
3 10 (29.41%) Finance
4 8 (23.53%) Microsoft Azure
4 8 (23.53%) SQL
4 8 (23.53%) Microsoft
5 7 (20.59%) Active Directory
5 7 (20.59%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (20.59%) Office 365
6 6 (17.65%) Problem Management
6 6 (17.65%) SQL Server
6 6 (17.65%) IIS
6 6 (17.65%) Microsoft Office
6 6 (17.65%) Windows Server
7 5 (14.71%) Data Loss Prevention
7 5 (14.71%) SAP
7 5 (14.71%) Microsoft Excel
7 5 (14.71%) ERP
7 5 (14.71%) Information Security
7 5 (14.71%) ITSM
7 5 (14.71%) Information Security Management
7 5 (14.71%) Security Management
7 5 (14.71%) Management Information System
7 5 (14.71%) Data Protection
7 5 (14.71%) SQL Server 2008
7 5 (14.71%) Continuous Improvement
7 5 (14.71%) Process Improvement
8 4 (11.76%) Release Management
8 4 (11.76%) User Acceptance Testing
8 4 (11.76%) SAP CO

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 (17.65%) IIS
2 3 (8.82%) JBoss
3 2 (5.88%) Apache
3 2 (5.88%) MS Exchange
4 1 (2.94%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (2.94%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (17.65%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (14.71%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (2.94%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (11.76%) SAP CO
1 4 (11.76%) SAP FI
1 4 (11.76%) SAP FI/CO
2 3 (8.82%) SessionCam
Cloud Services
1 8 (23.53%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (20.59%) Office 365
3 3 (8.82%) Google Analytics
4 2 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (2.94%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.88%) Cisco ASA
1 2 (5.88%) LAN
1 2 (5.88%) SS7
1 2 (5.88%) Unified Communications
2 1 (2.94%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (17.65%) SQL Server
2 5 (14.71%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (8.82%) MongoDB
3 3 (8.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 3 (8.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (5.88%) Amazon RDS
4 2 (5.88%) Redis
4 2 (5.88%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 10 (29.41%) Finance
2 4 (11.76%) Manufacturing
3 2 (5.88%) Retail
4 1 (2.94%) French Language
Job Titles
1 14 (41.18%) Analyst
2 10 (29.41%) Applications Support
3 9 (26.47%) Applications Support Analyst
3 9 (26.47%) Support Analyst
4 4 (11.76%) Administrator
4 4 (11.76%) SAP Analyst
4 4 (11.76%) SAP FI Analyst
5 3 (8.82%) Applications Engineer
5 3 (8.82%) Support Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) Delivery Manager
6 2 (5.88%) Desktop Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) Help Desk Analyst
6 2 (5.88%) Operations Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) SAP Support
6 2 (5.88%) SAP Support Analyst
6 2 (5.88%) Systems Administrator
6 2 (5.88%) Technical Architect
6 2 (5.88%) Technical Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) Technical Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.82%) .NET
1 3 (8.82%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 5 (14.71%) Management Information System
2 3 (8.82%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (8.82%) Driving Licence
3 2 (5.88%) Hybrid Cloud
3 2 (5.88%) Life Science
4 1 (2.94%) Blackberry
4 1 (2.94%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 13 (38.24%) Windows
2 7 (20.59%) Windows Server 2012
3 6 (17.65%) Windows Server
4 3 (8.82%) Linux
5 2 (5.88%) Windows 10
5 2 (5.88%) Windows 7
6 1 (2.94%) Android
6 1 (2.94%) Windows 8
6 1 (2.94%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (50.00%) ITIL
2 6 (17.65%) Problem Management
3 5 (14.71%) Continuous Improvement
3 5 (14.71%) Data Loss Prevention
3 5 (14.71%) Data Protection
3 5 (14.71%) ERP
3 5 (14.71%) Information Security
3 5 (14.71%) Information Security Management
3 5 (14.71%) ITSM
3 5 (14.71%) Process Improvement
3 5 (14.71%) Security Management
4 4 (11.76%) Incident Management
4 4 (11.76%) Regression Testing
4 4 (11.76%) Release Management
4 4 (11.76%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (8.82%) Analytics
5 3 (8.82%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (8.82%) DevOps
5 3 (8.82%) ITIL V3
5 3 (8.82%) Web Analytics
Programming Languages
1 8 (23.53%) SQL
2 3 (8.82%) Java
2 3 (8.82%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.94%) C
3 1 (2.94%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (11.76%) CCNA
1 4 (11.76%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (11.76%) MCSA
1 4 (11.76%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (5.88%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.94%) Data Quality
System Software
1 7 (20.59%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.88%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 3 (8.82%) Puppet
Vendors
1 8 (23.53%) Microsoft
2 5 (14.71%) SAP
3 3 (8.82%) Cisco
3 3 (8.82%) Dynatrace
3 3 (8.82%) Google
3 3 (8.82%) Software AG
3 3 (8.82%) Sophos
3 3 (8.82%) Splunk
3 3 (8.82%) webMethods
4 2 (5.88%) Bomgar
4 2 (5.88%) Citrix
4 2 (5.88%) Kaseya
4 2 (5.88%) Meraki
4 2 (5.88%) Remedy
5 1 (2.94%) Mitel
5 1 (2.94%) Red Box
5 1 (2.94%) Tableau