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 27 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Service Level Agreement (SLA)
East of England / Hertfordshire
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 42 58 58
Rank change year-on-year +16 0  
Permanent jobs citing SLA 126 95 138
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 6.06% 4.13% 4.88%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 44.68% 30.65% 39.20%
Number of salaries quoted 109 72 84
Median salary £42,500 £48,750 £40,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.82% +20.37%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £25,000 £22,450
10% offered a salary of more than £55,500 £70,000 £82,500
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 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 282 310 352
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 13.56% 13.47% 12.46%
Number of salaries quoted 238 242 233
Median salary £45,000 £46,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.22% +9.41%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £28,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88%  

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 27 June 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 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
Hatfield +9 24 £25,000 -51.21% 2
Hemel Hempstead +2 20 £45,000 +12.50% 1
Welwyn Garden City +13 18 £32,000 -24.70% 3
Watford -10 18 £42,500 -39.28% 2
Rickmansworth +13 7 £42,500 -15.00%
Hertford - 7 £42,500 -
Letchworth - 4 - - 1
St Albans - 4 £25,000 -
Borehamwood -24 3 £55,000 +100.00%
Stevenage +6 2 £19,000 +7.04%
Cheshunt - 2 £49,000 -
SLA
East of 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for SLA.

1 79 (37.98%) Windows
2 59 (28.37%) ITIL
3 47 (22.60%) Microsoft
3 47 (22.60%) Active Directory
4 40 (19.23%) Firewall
5 39 (18.75%) Service Delivery
6 37 (17.79%) VMware
7 33 (15.87%) Incident Management
7 33 (15.87%) Windows Server
8 32 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
8 32 (15.38%) LAN
8 32 (15.38%) Oracle
9 31 (14.90%) Cisco Certification
9 31 (14.90%) CCNA
10 30 (14.42%) SQL Server
10 30 (14.42%) WAN
11 29 (13.94%) Finance
12 27 (12.98%) Change Management
12 27 (12.98%) Windows 7
13 26 (12.50%) Problem Management
13 26 (12.50%) SQL
13 26 (12.50%) Degree
14 25 (12.02%) Cisco
15 24 (11.54%) Security Cleared
15 24 (11.54%) Windows 8
16 23 (11.06%) VPN
17 21 (10.10%) Linux
17 21 (10.10%) BC Cleared
18 20 (9.62%) vSphere
19 19 (9.13%) Data Centre

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 12 (5.77%) CMS
2 10 (4.81%) MS Exchange
3 9 (4.33%) Oracle Service Bus
3 9 (4.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 9 (4.33%) WebLogic
3 9 (4.33%) WebSphere
4 7 (3.37%) SharePoint
4 7 (3.37%) Skype for Business
5 4 (1.92%) SharePoint 2013
6 3 (1.44%) IIS
6 3 (1.44%) Joomla!
6 3 (1.44%) WordPress
7 2 (0.96%) Apache
7 2 (0.96%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (0.96%) nginx
7 2 (0.96%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 6 (2.88%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (2.40%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.48%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (0.48%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.48%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.48%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (1.92%) Magento
2 3 (1.44%) OpenCart
3 2 (0.96%) Oracle Payroll
3 2 (0.96%) PeopleSoft HCM
4 1 (0.48%) FastStats
Cloud Services
1 17 (8.17%) Office 365
2 9 (4.33%) SaaS
3 8 (3.85%) IaaS
4 5 (2.40%) Cloud Computing
4 5 (2.40%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (2.40%) PaaS
5 1 (0.48%) Adobe Creative Cloud
5 1 (0.48%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.48%) Responsys
Communications & Networking
1 40 (19.23%) Firewall
2 32 (15.38%) LAN
3 30 (14.42%) WAN
4 23 (11.06%) VPN
5 18 (8.65%) TCP/IP
6 16 (7.69%) Wi-Fi
7 14 (6.73%) DNS
8 13 (6.25%) VLAN
9 12 (5.77%) DHCP
9 12 (5.77%) Wireless
10 10 (4.81%) SAN
11 8 (3.85%) Cisco ISE
11 8 (3.85%) Cisco Wireless
12 6 (2.88%) BGP
12 6 (2.88%) HSRP
12 6 (2.88%) Internet
12 6 (2.88%) OSPF
12 6 (2.88%) tcpdump
12 6 (2.88%) Telnet
12 6 (2.88%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (14.42%) SQL Server
2 15 (7.21%) MySQL
3 9 (4.33%) Oracle Database 12c
4 4 (1.92%) Oracle Database
5 3 (1.44%) GIS
6 2 (0.96%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (0.96%) Oracle BI EE
6 2 (0.96%) Oracle Discoverer
6 2 (0.96%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.48%) Data Mining
7 1 (0.48%) DataStage
7 1 (0.48%) MS Access
7 1 (0.48%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.48%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.48%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (1.44%) Git (software)
1 3 (1.44%) Grunt
2 2 (0.96%) JIRA
3 1 (0.48%) Visual Studio
General
1 29 (13.94%) Finance
2 18 (8.65%) Telecoms
3 15 (7.21%) Retail
4 13 (6.25%) Back Office
5 12 (5.77%) Military
6 11 (5.29%) Advertising
7 9 (4.33%) French Language
7 9 (4.33%) German Language
8 4 (1.92%) Games
8 4 (1.92%) Legal
9 3 (1.44%) Pharmaceutical
10 2 (0.96%) Marketing
11 1 (0.48%) Billing
11 1 (0.48%) Multimedia
11 1 (0.48%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 34 (16.35%) Service Manager
2 26 (12.50%) Delivery Manager
2 26 (12.50%) Services Delivery Manager
3 24 (11.54%) Network Engineer
4 21 (10.10%) Desktop Support
5 19 (9.13%) Analyst
6 18 (8.65%) Desktop Support Technician
6 18 (8.65%) Desktop Technician
6 18 (8.65%) Support Technician
7 17 (8.17%) Support Engineer
8 16 (7.69%) Lead Network Engineer
8 16 (7.69%) Senior Network Engineer
9 15 (7.21%) VMware Engineer
10 13 (6.25%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 13 (6.25%) DBA
10 13 (6.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 13 (6.25%) Oracle DBA
11 12 (5.77%) Cisco Engineer
12 10 (4.81%) Network Support
13 9 (4.33%) 1st Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (6.73%) REST
2 13 (6.25%) XML
3 12 (5.77%) LAMP
3 12 (5.77%) Web Services
4 11 (5.29%) SOAP
5 9 (4.33%) Middleware
5 9 (4.33%) Oracle Fusion
5 9 (4.33%) XML Messaging
6 7 (3.37%) HTML
7 6 (2.88%) POSIX
8 5 (2.40%) CSS
8 5 (2.40%) HTML5
8 5 (2.40%) WCF
9 4 (1.92%) .NET
9 4 (1.92%) ASP.NET
10 3 (1.44%) .NET Framework
10 3 (1.44%) ADO.NET
10 3 (1.44%) ASP.NET MVC
10 3 (1.44%) Entity Framework
10 3 (1.44%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 19 (9.13%) Data Centre
2 12 (5.77%) Computer Science
2 12 (5.77%) Management Information System
3 11 (5.29%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (4.33%) Client/Server
5 7 (3.37%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 6 (2.88%) Smartphone
7 5 (2.40%) Fat Client
7 5 (2.40%) Thin Client
8 4 (1.92%) Driving Licence
8 4 (1.92%) e-Learning
8 4 (1.92%) Virtual Team
9 3 (1.44%) Enterprise Software
9 3 (1.44%) iPad
10 2 (0.96%) FMCG
10 2 (0.96%) NHS
10 2 (0.96%) PMI
10 2 (0.96%) Replication
11 1 (0.48%) Digital Signage
11 1 (0.48%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 79 (37.98%) Windows
2 33 (15.87%) Windows Server
3 27 (12.98%) Windows 7
4 24 (11.54%) Windows 8
5 21 (10.10%) Linux
6 15 (7.21%) Unix
7 9 (4.33%) Solaris
7 9 (4.33%) Windows Server 2012
8 7 (3.37%) Windows Server 2008
9 5 (2.40%) Windows 10
10 4 (1.92%) Android
10 4 (1.92%) Apple iOS
11 3 (1.44%) CentOS
11 3 (1.44%) Ubuntu
12 2 (0.96%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (28.37%) ITIL
2 39 (18.75%) Service Delivery
3 33 (15.87%) Incident Management
4 27 (12.98%) Change Management
5 26 (12.50%) Problem Management
6 17 (8.17%) Configuration Management
7 16 (7.69%) Asset Management
7 16 (7.69%) Change Control
8 15 (7.21%) Disaster Recovery
8 15 (7.21%) Migration
9 13 (6.25%) Document Management
10 12 (5.77%) Performance Tuning
10 12 (5.77%) Process Improvement
11 10 (4.81%) Mobile Device Management
11 10 (4.81%) Project Management
11 10 (4.81%) Service Management
12 9 (4.33%) Continuous Integration
12 9 (4.33%) Data Integration
12 9 (4.33%) Network Management
12 9 (4.33%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 26 (12.50%) SQL
2 14 (6.73%) PowerShell
3 13 (6.25%) PHP
4 10 (4.81%) Perl
5 9 (4.33%) VBScript
6 4 (1.92%) C#
7 3 (1.44%) Bash Shell
8 2 (0.96%) C
8 2 (0.96%) PL/SQL
8 2 (0.96%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.48%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 31 (14.90%) CCNA
1 31 (14.90%) Cisco Certification
2 26 (12.50%) Degree
3 24 (11.54%) Security Cleared
4 21 (10.10%) BC Cleared
5 18 (8.65%) Microsoft Certification
6 11 (5.29%) CCNP
6 11 (5.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 9 (4.33%) MCP
8 6 (2.88%) MCSE
9 4 (1.92%) Computer Science Degree
9 4 (1.92%) DBS Check
9 4 (1.92%) ISEB
9 4 (1.92%) MCITP
10 2 (0.96%) CIPD
10 2 (0.96%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (0.96%) MCSA
10 2 (0.96%) Numerate Degree
10 2 (0.96%) PMI Certification
10 2 (0.96%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (7.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (3.85%) ISO 9001
3 2 (0.96%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 1 (0.48%) QA
System Software
1 47 (22.60%) Active Directory
2 32 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (9.62%) vSphere
4 9 (4.33%) Hyper-V
5 7 (3.37%) vCloud
6 4 (1.92%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (1.44%) Xen
8 2 (0.96%) XenApp
8 2 (0.96%) XenServer
9 1 (0.48%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 12 (5.77%) SCCM
2 8 (3.85%) AirWatch
2 8 (3.85%) XenMobile
3 7 (3.37%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (3.37%) Puppet
4 4 (1.92%) SCOM
5 3 (1.44%) Cacti
5 3 (1.44%) Nagios
6 2 (0.96%) cPanel
6 2 (0.96%) Plesk
6 2 (0.96%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 47 (22.60%) Microsoft
2 37 (17.79%) VMware
3 32 (15.38%) Oracle
4 25 (12.02%) Cisco
5 19 (9.13%) IBM
6 18 (8.65%) Citrix
7 13 (6.25%) Xerox
8 9 (4.33%) Computacenter
9 8 (3.85%) CheckPoint
9 8 (3.85%) Huawei
9 8 (3.85%) MobileIron
9 8 (3.85%) Palo Alto
10 7 (3.37%) Adobe
11 6 (2.88%) NetApp
12 5 (2.40%) Veeam
13 4 (1.92%) Cadence
14 3 (1.44%) JD Edwards
14 3 (1.44%) Juniper
14 3 (1.44%) Red Hat
14 3 (1.44%) Remedy
Letchworth Garden City, Hertfordshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Hertfordshire
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
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
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum + Car Allowance + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 14 hours ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
JM
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Car and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Watford, Hertfordshire
Zorba Consulting Limited
Salary: £55k - 65k per year
Posted: 6 days ago