The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Ipswich 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)
Suffolk / Ipswich
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 28 - 66
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Permanent jobs citing SLA 14 0 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Ipswich 6.25% - 0.62%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 16.47% - 8.82%
Number of salaries quoted 12 0 3
Median salary £40,000 - £35,000
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 Ipswich with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Skills
Ipswich
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills 85 56 34
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Ipswich 37.95% 16.72% 7.05%
Number of salaries quoted 81 47 33
Median salary £42,000 £35,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.00% -17.64%  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,200 £19,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £49,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88%  

SLA
Job Vacancy Trend in Ipswich

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Ipswich 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 Ipswich

SLA
Salary Trend in Ipswich

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

Salary trend for SLA in Ipswich

SLA
Salary Histogram in Ipswich

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SLA in Ipswich over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Salary histogram for SLA in Ipswich

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 Ipswich region with a requirement for SLA.

1 17 (85.00%) ITIL
2 10 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 9 (45.00%) Microsoft
3 9 (45.00%) Service Management
3 9 (45.00%) Problem Management
4 7 (35.00%) SQL
5 5 (25.00%) Windows
5 5 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
5 5 (25.00%) SAN
5 5 (25.00%) Service Delivery
5 5 (25.00%) Billing
5 5 (25.00%) Degree
5 5 (25.00%) SCCM
5 5 (25.00%) ITIL V3
5 5 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (20.00%) Process Improvement
6 4 (20.00%) Proactive Monitoring
6 4 (20.00%) Computer Science Degree
6 4 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
6 4 (20.00%) Business Continuity
6 4 (20.00%) ITIL Certification
6 4 (20.00%) Oracle
7 3 (15.00%) SQL Server
7 3 (15.00%) MS Exchange
7 3 (15.00%) SharePoint
7 3 (15.00%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (15.00%) Validation
7 3 (15.00%) Retail
7 3 (15.00%) QA
7 3 (15.00%) Root Cause Analysis

SLA
Co-occurring IT Skills in Ipswich 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 3 (15.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (15.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (15.00%) Office 365
3 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (25.00%) SAN
2 2 (10.00%) Firewall
3 1 (5.00%) DHCP
3 1 (5.00%) DNS
3 1 (5.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (5.00%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (10.00%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (5.00%) Oracle Database
General
1 5 (25.00%) Billing
2 3 (15.00%) Retail
3 2 (10.00%) Digital Economy
3 2 (10.00%) Marketing
4 1 (5.00%) Arabic Language
4 1 (5.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 9 (45.00%) Analyst
2 5 (25.00%) Team Leader
3 4 (20.00%) Applications Support
3 4 (20.00%) Service Desk Team Leader
4 3 (15.00%) Operations Analyst
4 3 (15.00%) SQL Analyst
4 3 (15.00%) Support Analyst
4 3 (15.00%) Support Manager
5 2 (10.00%) 1st Line Support
5 2 (10.00%) Applications Manager
5 2 (10.00%) Applications Support Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) Applications Support Manager
5 2 (10.00%) Service Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) Service Desk Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) Service Desk Support
5 2 (10.00%) Service Desk Support Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) SQL Support Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) 1st Line Support Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Junior Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Junior Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) Computer Science
1 2 (10.00%) Enterprise Software
1 2 (10.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.00%) PMI
2 1 (5.00%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 5 (25.00%) Windows
2 2 (10.00%) Windows Phone
3 1 (5.00%) Linux
3 1 (5.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (85.00%) ITIL
2 9 (45.00%) Problem Management
2 9 (45.00%) Service Management
3 5 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 5 (25.00%) ITIL V3
3 5 (25.00%) Service Delivery
4 4 (20.00%) Business Continuity
4 4 (20.00%) Proactive Monitoring
4 4 (20.00%) Process Improvement
5 3 (15.00%) Contract Management
5 3 (15.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (15.00%) Root Cause Analysis
5 3 (15.00%) Service Desk Management
5 3 (15.00%) Validation
6 2 (10.00%) BCP
6 2 (10.00%) CRM
6 2 (10.00%) Incident Management
6 2 (10.00%) Mobile Device Management
6 2 (10.00%) PRINCE2
6 2 (10.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (35.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (25.00%) Degree
2 4 (20.00%) Computer Science Degree
2 4 (20.00%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (10.00%) CCNA
3 2 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (10.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (5.00%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.00%) QA
System Software
1 10 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (15.00%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (25.00%) SCCM
2 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 2 (10.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 9 (45.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (20.00%) Oracle
3 2 (10.00%) Apple
3 2 (10.00%) arcserve
3 2 (10.00%) Veeam
3 2 (10.00%) VMware
4 1 (5.00%) HP