The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 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 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Service Level Agreement (SLA)
East of England / Hertfordshire
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 65 42 57
Rank change year-on-year -23 +15  
Permanent jobs citing SLA 83 137 123
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 3.72% 5.26% 5.14%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 30.51% 33.91% 34.84%
Number of salaries quoted 70 97 89
Median salary £42,500 £26,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +60.37% -33.75%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £19,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £42,600 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £33,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year -5.71% -  

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 Hertfordshire with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Skills
Hertfordshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills 272 404 353
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 12.19% 15.52% 14.74%
Number of salaries quoted 225 279 263
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -3.40%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £22,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £83,500 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £44,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year -4.49% +4.70%  

SLA
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 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 Hertfordshire

SLA
Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Salary trend for SLA in Hertfordshire

SLA
Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SLA in Hertfordshire over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Salary histogram for SLA in Hertfordshire

SLA
Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SLA within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 29 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
Watford +6 18 £42,500 +21.42% 3
Hatfield +4 17 £24,000 -9.43% 5
Hemel Hempstead -5 10 £50,000 +150.00% 1
Letchworth -4 7 £41,500 +2.46%
Welwyn Garden City +1 6 £50,000 +42.85%
Cheshunt - 5 £25,000 -
Potters Bar -7 1 - -
Stevenage -9 1 £45,000 +20.00%
Hertford - 1 £37,500 -
Rickmansworth - 1 £10,000 - 1
SLA
East of England

For the 6 months to 29 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for SLA.

1 62 (35.63%) Windows
2 50 (28.74%) ITIL
3 48 (27.59%) Microsoft
4 44 (25.29%) Active Directory
5 39 (22.41%) Oracle
6 38 (21.84%) Service Delivery
7 35 (20.11%) Incident Management
8 33 (18.97%) Security Cleared
9 32 (18.39%) SQL Server
10 31 (17.82%) Linux
10 31 (17.82%) Change Management
11 30 (17.24%) Problem Management
12 29 (16.67%) VMware
13 28 (16.09%) Cisco Certification
13 28 (16.09%) CCNA
14 26 (14.94%) VMware Infrastructure
14 26 (14.94%) Windows Server
15 25 (14.37%) Firewall
16 23 (13.22%) Microsoft Certification
17 22 (12.64%) BC Cleared
17 22 (12.64%) WAN
18 21 (12.07%) LAN
19 20 (11.49%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
19 20 (11.49%) Windows 7
20 19 (10.92%) Configuration Management
20 19 (10.92%) MCP
21 18 (10.34%) Disaster Recovery
21 18 (10.34%) Load Balancing
21 18 (10.34%) Windows 8
22 17 (9.77%) Advertising

SLA
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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 15 (8.62%) Oracle Service Bus
1 15 (8.62%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 15 (8.62%) WebLogic
2 13 (7.47%) MS Exchange
3 7 (4.02%) IIS
4 6 (3.45%) WebSphere
5 4 (2.30%) SharePoint
6 3 (1.72%) Joomla!
6 3 (1.72%) WordPress
7 2 (1.15%) Oracle Workflow
8 1 (0.57%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 13 (7.47%) MS Office
2 12 (6.90%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.15%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 2 (1.15%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 9 (5.17%) Oracle EBS
1 9 (5.17%) Oracle EBS R12
2 6 (3.45%) Oracle Applications
3 3 (1.72%) Magento
3 3 (1.72%) OpenCart
4 2 (1.15%) Oracle Payroll
4 2 (1.15%) PeopleSoft HCM
5 1 (0.57%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 11 (6.32%) Office 365
2 9 (5.17%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (1.72%) SaaS
4 2 (1.15%) IaaS
4 2 (1.15%) PaaS
5 1 (0.57%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 25 (14.37%) Firewall
2 22 (12.64%) WAN
3 21 (12.07%) LAN
4 15 (8.62%) Wi-Fi
5 11 (6.32%) Internet
6 10 (5.75%) DHCP
6 10 (5.75%) DNS
7 8 (4.60%) VPN
8 7 (4.02%) Cisco ISE
8 7 (4.02%) Cisco Wireless
8 7 (4.02%) Wireless
9 5 (2.87%) TCP/IP
10 4 (2.30%) Remote Desktop
11 3 (1.72%) Cisco IPT
11 3 (1.72%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
12 2 (1.15%) IP Telephony
12 2 (1.15%) Network Security
12 2 (1.15%) SAN
12 2 (1.15%) VLAN
12 2 (1.15%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (18.39%) SQL Server
2 15 (8.62%) Oracle Database 12c
3 12 (6.90%) MySQL
4 10 (5.75%) Oracle Database
5 9 (5.17%) Amazon Redshift
6 4 (2.30%) GIS
7 3 (1.72%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (1.72%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (1.15%) Oracle BI EE
8 2 (1.15%) Oracle Discoverer
8 2 (1.15%) SQL Server 2014
9 1 (0.57%) Big Data
9 1 (0.57%) Oracle Database 10g
9 1 (0.57%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (1.15%) JIRA
2 1 (0.57%) Visual Studio
General
1 17 (9.77%) Advertising
2 16 (9.20%) Telecoms
3 9 (5.17%) Finance
4 8 (4.60%) Retail
5 7 (4.02%) French Language
5 7 (4.02%) German Language
6 3 (1.72%) Marketing
7 2 (1.15%) Banking
7 2 (1.15%) Billing
7 2 (1.15%) Military
7 2 (1.15%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (1.15%) Publishing
8 1 (0.57%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 24 (13.79%) Network Engineer
2 23 (13.22%) Service Manager
3 22 (12.64%) Delivery Manager
3 22 (12.64%) Services Delivery Manager
4 21 (12.07%) Desktop Support
5 19 (10.92%) Analyst
6 18 (10.34%) Desktop Support Technician
6 18 (10.34%) Desktop Technician
6 18 (10.34%) Support Technician
7 16 (9.20%) VMware Engineer
8 14 (8.05%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 14 (8.05%) Support Engineer
9 13 (7.47%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 12 (6.90%) Lead Network Engineer
10 12 (6.90%) Senior Network Engineer
11 11 (6.32%) DBA
11 11 (6.32%) Network Support
11 11 (6.32%) Oracle DBA
11 11 (6.32%) Oracle Specialist
12 10 (5.75%) Server Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (9.20%) Middleware
2 15 (8.62%) LAMP
2 15 (8.62%) Oracle Fusion
3 14 (8.05%) XML
4 12 (6.90%) REST
4 12 (6.90%) SOAP
4 12 (6.90%) Web Services
4 12 (6.90%) XML Messaging
5 1 (0.57%) .NET
5 1 (0.57%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.57%) CSS
5 1 (0.57%) Hibernate
5 1 (0.57%) HTML
5 1 (0.57%) J2EE
5 1 (0.57%) Oracle GoldenGate
5 1 (0.57%) Spring
5 1 (0.57%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 12 (6.90%) Computer Science
1 12 (6.90%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 10 (5.75%) Fat Client
2 10 (5.75%) Thin Client
3 8 (4.60%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (4.60%) Data Centre
4 5 (2.87%) Smartphone
4 5 (2.87%) Video Conferencing
5 4 (2.30%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (1.72%) Management Information System
6 3 (1.72%) User Experience
7 2 (1.15%) Driving Licence
7 2 (1.15%) NHS
7 2 (1.15%) Virtual Team
8 1 (0.57%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 62 (35.63%) Windows
2 31 (17.82%) Linux
3 26 (14.94%) Windows Server
4 20 (11.49%) Windows 7
5 18 (10.34%) Windows 8
6 17 (9.77%) Unix
7 15 (8.62%) Solaris
7 15 (8.62%) Windows Server 2012
8 12 (6.90%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (1.72%) CentOS
9 3 (1.72%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.57%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.57%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (28.74%) ITIL
2 38 (21.84%) Service Delivery
3 35 (20.11%) Incident Management
4 31 (17.82%) Change Management
5 30 (17.24%) Problem Management
6 19 (10.92%) Configuration Management
7 18 (10.34%) Disaster Recovery
7 18 (10.34%) Load Balancing
8 16 (9.20%) Performance Tuning
9 15 (8.62%) Asset Management
9 15 (8.62%) Business Activity Monitoring
9 15 (8.62%) Change Control
9 15 (8.62%) SOA
10 14 (8.05%) Migration
11 12 (6.90%) Continuous Integration
11 12 (6.90%) Data Integration
11 12 (6.90%) DevOps
11 12 (6.90%) Project Management
12 10 (5.75%) Infrastructure Management
12 10 (5.75%) Performance Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 16 (9.20%) Perl
2 15 (8.62%) PHP
3 13 (7.47%) PowerShell
3 13 (7.47%) SQL
4 12 (6.90%) VBScript
5 4 (2.30%) Bash Shell
6 3 (1.72%) PL/SQL
7 1 (0.57%) C#
7 1 (0.57%) Java
7 1 (0.57%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 33 (18.97%) Security Cleared
2 28 (16.09%) CCNA
2 28 (16.09%) Cisco Certification
3 23 (13.22%) Microsoft Certification
4 22 (12.64%) BC Cleared
5 20 (11.49%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 19 (10.92%) MCP
7 14 (8.05%) CCNP
8 8 (4.60%) MCITP
8 8 (4.60%) MCSE
9 3 (1.72%) CCSA
9 3 (1.72%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 2 (1.15%) SC Cleared
11 1 (0.57%) CISSP
11 1 (0.57%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (0.57%) JNCIA
11 1 (0.57%) JNCIP
11 1 (0.57%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (6.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 44 (25.29%) Active Directory
2 26 (14.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (8.05%) vSphere
4 12 (6.90%) vCloud
5 8 (4.60%) VMware ESXi
6 7 (4.02%) Oracle RAC
7 3 (1.72%) Xen
8 2 (1.15%) Hyper-V
9 1 (0.57%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 16 (9.20%) SCCM
2 12 (6.90%) Opscode Chef
2 12 (6.90%) Puppet
3 8 (4.60%) SCOM
4 7 (4.02%) AirWatch
4 7 (4.02%) Oracle RMAN
4 7 (4.02%) XenMobile
5 3 (1.72%) Cacti
5 3 (1.72%) Nagios
6 1 (0.57%) Data Guard
6 1 (0.57%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
6 1 (0.57%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 48 (27.59%) Microsoft
2 39 (22.41%) Oracle
3 29 (16.67%) VMware
4 15 (8.62%) Cisco
4 15 (8.62%) IBM
5 12 (6.90%) Computacenter
6 11 (6.32%) CheckPoint
7 9 (5.17%) Citrix
7 9 (5.17%) Veeam
8 7 (4.02%) Huawei
8 7 (4.02%) MobileIron
8 7 (4.02%) Palo Alto
9 4 (2.30%) Remedy
10 3 (1.72%) F5
10 3 (1.72%) Juniper
10 3 (1.72%) PeopleSoft
10 3 (1.72%) Red Hat
11 2 (1.15%) ProCurve
11 2 (1.15%) SolarWinds
11 2 (1.15%) Xerox
Watford, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Hertfordshire
RBW Consulting
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + Car Allowance + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Hertfordshire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Rickmansworth
aap3
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Car Allowance + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Latcom Ltd
Salary: From £20,000 to £23,000 per annum + Training + Progression + Good Bene
Posted: 11 hours ago
Hitchin, Hertfordshire
Gardiff Epos
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
JM
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + car, bonus, pension
Posted: 2 days ago
Hatfield
Computacenter
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Hatfield
Computacenter
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 20 days ago
Watford
Mint
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Excellent
Posted: 16 days ago
Hatfield
Computacenter
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 23 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
ComputaCenter
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 15 days ago
Watford
Mint
Salary: £50000 - £57000 per annum + Excellent
Posted: 21 days ago