The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in London 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 24 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
England / London
Rank 185 143 129
Rank change year-on-year -42 -14  
Permanent jobs citing SLA 603 930 1035
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 1.79% 2.23% 2.47%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 13.76% 16.84% 19.71%
Number of salaries quoted 461 686 861
Median salary £42,500 £49,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.14% +10.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £28,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £70,000
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 London with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Skills
London
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills 4382 5521 5251
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London 13.03% 13.24% 12.52%
Number of salaries quoted 3508 4430 4157
Median salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.54% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £36,500 £37,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -3.40% +3.52%  

SLA
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London 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 London

SLA
Salary Trend in London

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

Salary trend for SLA in London

SLA
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SLA in London over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Salary histogram for SLA in London

SLA
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SLA within the London region over the 3 months to 24 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
City of London +25 104 £42,500 -7.60% 10
Hounslow +8 16 £35,000 - 2
Croydon -7 16 £29,250 -48.00% 2
Hammersmith +2 14 £62,500 +131.48%
Bromley -7 14 £42,500 +34.02%
Dagenham - 6 £42,500 - 2
Heathrow -1 5 £23,000 -26.98%
Uxbridge +9 4 £47,500 -9.52%
Kingston Upon Thames +8 3 £37,500 +53.06%
Ealing - 3 £33,523 -
Beckenham +1 2 £42,500 +146.37%
Docklands, London -9 2 - -
Canary Wharf -17 2 £76,250 +5.17%
Hendon +2 1 £28,881 -30.59%
Wembley -3 1 £32,500 -18.75%
Mitcham - 1 £27,500 -
Greenwich - 1 £37,500 -
SLA
England

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 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 London region with a requirement for SLA.

1 622 (48.14%) ITIL
2 484 (37.46%) Windows
3 358 (27.71%) Microsoft
4 291 (22.52%) Finance
5 270 (20.90%) Active Directory
6 237 (18.34%) Service Management
7 225 (17.41%) Service Delivery
8 223 (17.26%) MS Excel
9 187 (14.47%) Windows Server
10 184 (14.24%) Cisco
11 170 (13.16%) SQL
12 158 (12.23%) MS Office
13 155 (12.00%) VMware
14 150 (11.61%) Problem Management
15 148 (11.46%) Citrix
16 144 (11.15%) Windows 7
17 138 (10.68%) Data Centre
18 137 (10.60%) Incident Management
19 135 (10.45%) Project Management
20 134 (10.37%) Firewall
21 126 (9.75%) SQL Server
22 117 (9.06%) Linux
23 116 (8.98%) Analytical Skills
24 115 (8.90%) Change Management
25 109 (8.44%) ITIL Certification
26 106 (8.20%) Degree
27 97 (7.51%) VPN
27 97 (7.51%) MS Exchange
28 94 (7.28%) Windows Server 2008
28 94 (7.28%) VMware Infrastructure

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in London 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 97 (7.51%) MS Exchange
2 50 (3.87%) SharePoint
3 43 (3.33%) IIS
4 38 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2010
4 38 (2.94%) Tomcat
5 37 (2.86%) Skype for Business
6 26 (2.01%) Apache
6 26 (2.01%) CMS
6 26 (2.01%) Exchange Server 2013
7 21 (1.63%) BizTalk Server
8 20 (1.55%) JBoss
9 18 (1.39%) Exchange Server 2007
10 17 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2003
11 15 (1.16%) WebLogic
12 13 (1.01%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 12 (0.93%) WebSphere
14 9 (0.70%) SharePoint 2010
15 7 (0.54%) nginx
15 7 (0.54%) SharePoint 2013
16 5 (0.39%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 223 (17.26%) MS Excel
2 158 (12.23%) MS Office
3 60 (4.64%) MS PowerPoint
4 9 (0.70%) MS Visio
5 5 (0.39%) MS Project
6 3 (0.23%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 16 (1.24%) Dynamics AX
2 12 (0.93%) Dynamics CRM
3 8 (0.62%) Northgate Housing
3 8 (0.62%) Orchard Housing
4 4 (0.31%) PeopleSoft HRMS
4 4 (0.31%) SAP CO
4 4 (0.31%) SAP FI
4 4 (0.31%) SAP FI/CO
4 4 (0.31%) Unit4 Business World
5 3 (0.23%) Oracle Applications
5 3 (0.23%) Oracle EBS
6 2 (0.15%) HFM
6 2 (0.15%) Hyperion Enterprise
6 2 (0.15%) Hyperion Planning
6 2 (0.15%) Oracle EBS R12
6 2 (0.15%) Oracle General Ledger
6 2 (0.15%) Retail-J
6 2 (0.15%) SAP CRM
6 2 (0.15%) SAP R/3
6 2 (0.15%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 70 (5.42%) Office 365
2 55 (4.26%) Amazon AWS
3 51 (3.95%) Microsoft Azure
4 33 (2.55%) SaaS
5 19 (1.47%) Mimecast
6 16 (1.24%) Cloud Computing
7 8 (0.62%) GitHub
8 7 (0.54%) G Suite
9 6 (0.46%) IaaS
9 6 (0.46%) PaaS
10 3 (0.23%) Amazon EC2
10 3 (0.23%) AWS CloudFormation
10 3 (0.23%) Force.com
11 2 (0.15%) Data Lake Analytics
11 2 (0.15%) IBM Cloud
11 2 (0.15%) OpenShift
11 2 (0.15%) SoftLayer
12 1 (0.077%) Slack
12 1 (0.077%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 1 (0.077%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 134 (10.37%) Firewall
2 97 (7.51%) VPN
3 87 (6.73%) DNS
4 68 (5.26%) DHCP
5 66 (5.11%) WAN
6 64 (4.95%) LAN
7 63 (4.88%) TCP/IP
8 57 (4.41%) Internet
9 51 (3.95%) SAN
10 45 (3.48%) VoIP
11 43 (3.33%) Network Security
12 33 (2.55%) Cisco ASA
13 32 (2.48%) Remote Desktop
13 32 (2.48%) Wireless
14 27 (2.09%) BGP
14 27 (2.09%) MPLS
15 25 (1.93%) HTTP
15 25 (1.93%) OSPF
16 24 (1.86%) SSL
17 22 (1.70%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 126 (9.75%) SQL Server
2 40 (3.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 38 (2.94%) SQL Server 2008
4 32 (2.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 27 (2.09%) SQL Server 2012
6 25 (1.93%) Relational Database
7 22 (1.70%) Data Warehouse
8 20 (1.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 16 (1.24%) BusinessObjects
9 16 (1.24%) Power BI
10 14 (1.08%) MySQL
11 12 (0.93%) QlikView
12 11 (0.85%) Crystal Reports
12 11 (0.85%) SQL Server 2005
12 11 (0.85%) SQL Server 2016
13 10 (0.77%) Big Data
13 10 (0.77%) SQL Server 2014
14 9 (0.70%) Oracle Database
15 8 (0.62%) Oracle Reports
15 8 (0.62%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 47 (3.64%) JIRA
2 23 (1.78%) Subversion
3 10 (0.77%) Git (software)
4 9 (0.70%) Jenkins
5 5 (0.39%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 5 (0.39%) Selenium
5 5 (0.39%) Visual Studio
6 4 (0.31%) Cucumber
6 4 (0.31%) Oracle APEX
6 4 (0.31%) TestRail
6 4 (0.31%) WebDriver
7 3 (0.23%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (0.15%) JDeveloper
8 2 (0.15%) Oracle Forms
8 2 (0.15%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 1 (0.077%) Eclipse
9 1 (0.077%) Hudson
9 1 (0.077%) Mercurial
General
1 291 (22.52%) Finance
2 93 (7.20%) Telecoms
3 75 (5.80%) Legal
4 74 (5.73%) Banking
5 61 (4.72%) Retail
6 47 (3.64%) Law
7 26 (2.01%) Billing
8 22 (1.70%) Publishing
9 21 (1.63%) Advertising
10 20 (1.55%) Marketing
11 15 (1.16%) Financial Institution
12 14 (1.08%) Back Office
13 11 (0.85%) Front Office
14 10 (0.77%) French Language
15 9 (0.70%) German Language
15 9 (0.70%) Local Government
16 8 (0.62%) Electronics
16 8 (0.62%) Investment Banking
17 3 (0.23%) Manufacturing
17 3 (0.23%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 305 (23.61%) Analyst
2 160 (12.38%) Service Manager
3 125 (9.67%) Support Analyst
4 119 (9.21%) Service Analyst
5 107 (8.28%) Support Engineer
6 96 (7.43%) Applications Support
7 91 (7.04%) Service Desk Analyst
8 72 (5.57%) Team Leader
9 68 (5.26%) IT Manager
10 66 (5.11%) 2nd Line Support
11 50 (3.87%) Network Engineer
12 48 (3.72%) Delivery Manager
13 47 (3.64%) Services Delivery Manager
14 45 (3.48%) IT Support
15 44 (3.41%) Developer
16 43 (3.33%) 2nd Line Engineer
17 42 (3.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
17 42 (3.25%) IT Services Manager
18 41 (3.17%) Administrator
18 41 (3.17%) ITIL Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (4.41%) .NET
2 45 (3.48%) XML
3 44 (3.41%) Web Services
4 34 (2.63%) CSS
5 33 (2.55%) HTML
6 30 (2.32%) Middleware
7 25 (1.93%) J2EE
8 22 (1.70%) XSLT
9 21 (1.63%) ASP.NET
10 17 (1.32%) SOAP
10 17 (1.32%) Software Packaging
11 14 (1.08%) FIX Protocol
11 14 (1.08%) JMS
12 12 (0.93%) XSD
13 10 (0.77%) JSON
14 9 (0.70%) REST
15 8 (0.62%) Ajax
16 7 (0.54%) IBM Integration Bus
16 7 (0.54%) Spring
16 7 (0.54%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 138 (10.68%) Data Centre
2 116 (8.98%) Analytical Skills
3 82 (6.35%) Management Information System
4 32 (2.48%) Client/Server
5 31 (2.40%) Video Conferencing
6 27 (2.09%) Blackberry
7 24 (1.86%) Computer Science
8 20 (1.55%) EPoS
9 18 (1.39%) Fixed Income
9 18 (1.39%) Virtual Team
10 17 (1.32%) iPhone
10 17 (1.32%) User Experience
11 16 (1.24%) Clustering
12 15 (1.16%) CMDB
12 15 (1.16%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 14 (1.08%) Enterprise Software
13 14 (1.08%) N-Tier
14 13 (1.01%) RSA SecurID
15 12 (0.93%) Fat Client
15 12 (0.93%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 484 (37.46%) Windows
2 187 (14.47%) Windows Server
3 144 (11.15%) Windows 7
4 117 (9.06%) Linux
5 94 (7.28%) Windows Server 2008
6 87 (6.73%) Windows Server 2012
7 58 (4.49%) Windows Server 2003
8 51 (3.95%) Unix
9 40 (3.10%) Windows 10
10 29 (2.24%) Windows 8
11 28 (2.17%) Mac OS
12 17 (1.32%) Mac OS X
13 15 (1.16%) Android
14 14 (1.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 13 (1.01%) Windows XP
16 10 (0.77%) Apple iOS
17 7 (0.54%) Solaris
18 5 (0.39%) Debian
19 4 (0.31%) AIX
19 4 (0.31%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 622 (48.14%) ITIL
2 237 (18.34%) Service Management
3 225 (17.41%) Service Delivery
4 150 (11.61%) Problem Management
5 137 (10.60%) Incident Management
6 135 (10.45%) Project Management
7 115 (8.90%) Change Management
8 91 (7.04%) Stakeholder Management
9 88 (6.81%) ITSM
10 84 (6.50%) Continuous Improvement
11 79 (6.11%) Agile Software Development
11 79 (6.11%) ITIL V3
12 74 (5.73%) Root Cause Analysis
13 72 (5.57%) DevOps
14 70 (5.42%) Disaster Recovery
14 70 (5.42%) Performance Management
15 61 (4.72%) Business Intelligence
15 61 (4.72%) Change Control
16 60 (4.64%) Ticket Management
17 54 (4.18%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 170 (13.16%) SQL
2 56 (4.33%) C#
3 47 (3.64%) Java
4 44 (3.41%) T-SQL
5 41 (3.17%) JavaScript
6 40 (3.10%) PowerShell
7 33 (2.55%) Python
8 23 (1.78%) Shell Script
9 17 (1.32%) C
10 14 (1.08%) Bash Shell
11 13 (1.01%) Perl
12 12 (0.93%) VBScript
12 12 (0.93%) XPath
13 9 (0.70%) PL/SQL
14 7 (0.54%) Jython
14 7 (0.54%) VBA
15 6 (0.46%) PHP
16 4 (0.31%) ABAP
17 3 (0.23%) Apex Code
17 3 (0.23%) VB
Qualifications
1 109 (8.44%) ITIL Certification
2 106 (8.20%) Degree
3 87 (6.73%) Cisco Certification
4 85 (6.58%) Microsoft Certification
5 54 (4.18%) CCNA
6 53 (4.10%) MCSE
7 47 (3.64%) CCNP
8 39 (3.02%) MCP
9 35 (2.71%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 30 (2.32%) Security Cleared
11 26 (2.01%) CISA
12 24 (1.86%) CISSP
13 22 (1.70%) SC Cleared
13 22 (1.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 20 (1.55%) CEH
15 18 (1.39%) MCSA
16 10 (0.77%) ISEB
17 9 (0.70%) DV Cleared
17 9 (0.70%) MCITP
18 8 (0.62%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 66 (5.11%) QA
2 20 (1.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 15 (1.16%) PCI DSS
4 11 (0.85%) Data Quality
5 8 (0.62%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 7 (0.54%) COBIT
7 6 (0.46%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 4 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 17799
8 4 (0.31%) Solvency II
9 2 (0.15%) ISO 14001
9 2 (0.15%) ISO 9001
10 1 (0.077%) Disclosure Scotland
10 1 (0.077%) ISO22301
10 1 (0.077%) PMO
System Software
1 270 (20.90%) Active Directory
2 94 (7.28%) VMware Infrastructure
3 45 (3.48%) Hyper-V
4 38 (2.94%) vSphere
5 34 (2.63%) XenApp
6 12 (0.93%) vCloud
6 12 (0.93%) XenDesktop
7 8 (0.62%) VMware ESX
8 7 (0.54%) Xen
9 6 (0.46%) NFS
10 5 (0.39%) Microsoft App-V
10 5 (0.39%) VMware ESXi
10 5 (0.39%) XenServer
11 4 (0.31%) Firmware
11 4 (0.31%) Virtual Machines
12 3 (0.23%) Docker
12 3 (0.23%) VMware Server
12 3 (0.23%) VMware Workstation
13 2 (0.15%) QEMU
13 2 (0.15%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 45 (3.48%) SCCM
2 29 (2.24%) SCOM
3 21 (1.63%) Puppet
4 13 (1.01%) Ansible
4 13 (1.01%) NetBackup
5 10 (0.77%) Cisco Prime
5 10 (0.77%) Opscode Chef
6 9 (0.70%) Cisco UCCX
7 8 (0.62%) Salt
8 7 (0.54%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
9 6 (0.46%) Cisco CUCM
9 6 (0.46%) Mesos
9 6 (0.46%) Microsoft Clustering
9 6 (0.46%) Nagios
10 5 (0.39%) ITRS Geneos
10 5 (0.39%) Kubernetes
10 5 (0.39%) Microsoft Intune
10 5 (0.39%) Netcool
10 5 (0.39%) ZABBIX
11 4 (0.31%) CA Spectrum
Vendors
1 358 (27.71%) Microsoft
2 184 (14.24%) Cisco
3 155 (12.00%) VMware
4 148 (11.46%) Citrix
5 60 (4.64%) Oracle
6 50 (3.87%) Apple
7 49 (3.79%) HP
8 42 (3.25%) CheckPoint
9 39 (3.02%) ServiceNow
10 37 (2.86%) Juniper
11 36 (2.79%) SAP
12 26 (2.01%) Dell
12 26 (2.01%) Google
12 26 (2.01%) Salesforce.com
13 24 (1.86%) NetApp
14 23 (1.78%) Mitel
14 23 (1.78%) Red Hat
15 20 (1.55%) IBM
16 19 (1.47%) Palo Alto
16 19 (1.47%) Symantec
City, London
FT Select
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum + bonus + company benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
BAE SYSTEMS
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Plan-net
Salary: Unspecified Competitive rate
Posted: Yesterday
London
Big Wednesday Digital Ltd
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 20 hours ago
Dagenham, Essex
MAPP - IT, Digital, Broadcasting & Media Recruitment Specialists
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum basic + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Charles Taylor Plc
Salary: Market related
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Head Resourcing
Salary: £40000 per annum + bonus, pension, healthcare
Posted: Yesterday
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £25000 - £29000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Hounslow, Middlesex
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Dagenham, Essex
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Hemmersbach UK
Salary: From £23,000 to £26,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Croydon, Surrey
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
London, UK
Preferred Hotels & Resorts
Salary: Highly Competitive plus benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £80k + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Michael Page Technology
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
London
Nigel Frank International
Salary: £50000 per annum + 12.5%+ Pension, Health Insurance and more
Posted: 7 days ago
City, London
JM
Salary: £85000 - £95000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
North West London
Proactive Appointments
Salary: £20000 - £24000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 9 days ago
City, London
Ebury
Salary: £36000.00 - £43000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
South West London
set2recruit
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Hounslow, Middlesex
Hemmersbach UK
Salary: From £22,000 to £24,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
North London
Sage UK Limited
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Bluetown Online LTD
Salary: £26000 - £34000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
City, London
IT Lab
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum dependent on experience
Posted: 16 days ago
Central London / West End
Vodafone
Posted: 8 days ago
London
Talent Point
Salary: £45000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Croydon, Surrey
Alfen
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum Plus benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £656000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 23 days ago
London
Cognizant
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago