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

Service Level Agreement (SLA)
England / South East
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 95 73 73
Rank change year-on-year -22 0  
Permanent jobs citing SLA 459 662 868
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 3.17% 3.58% 4.06%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 27.53% 25.93% 30.21%
Number of salaries quoted 335 538 670
Median salary £37,500 £34,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.29% +4.61%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £21,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £36,250 £34,250 £34,090
% change year-on-year +5.83% +0.46%  

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 the South East with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Skills
South East
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills 1667 2553 2873
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 11.52% 13.82% 13.45%
Number of salaries quoted 1326 2033 2278
Median salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88%  

SLA
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East 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 the South East

SLA
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Salary trend for SLA in the South East

SLA
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SLA in the South East over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Salary histogram for SLA in the South East

SLA
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SLA within the South East region over the 3 months to 24 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
Hampshire -14 115 £32,500 +18.18% 22
Surrey +15 102 £40,000 - 10
Berkshire -14 100 £42,500 +6.25% 9
Buckinghamshire +15 87 £32,500 +25.00% 8
Kent -8 23 £40,000 +60.00% 1
West Sussex +6 21 £39,500 +21.53% 4
East Sussex -10 8 £52,500 +23.52%
Oxfordshire -22 6 £32,000 -24.70% 3
Middlesex +8 5 £22,500 -64.00% 1
SLA
England

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

1 424 (47.06%) Windows
2 320 (35.52%) ITIL
3 290 (32.19%) Microsoft
4 232 (25.75%) Cisco
5 219 (24.31%) Microsoft Office
6 207 (22.97%) Active Directory
7 171 (18.98%) Firewall
8 168 (18.65%) Windows Server
9 162 (17.98%) Finance
10 140 (15.54%) SQL
11 133 (14.76%) Linux
12 131 (14.54%) Citrix
13 124 (13.76%) VMware
14 119 (13.21%) Windows 7
15 114 (12.65%) VPN
16 113 (12.54%) Service Management
17 107 (11.88%) Service Delivery
18 102 (11.32%) Juniper
19 91 (10.10%) SQL Server
20 87 (9.66%) Unix
20 87 (9.66%) Cisco Certification
20 87 (9.66%) MS Exchange
21 80 (8.88%) Change Management
21 80 (8.88%) Windows Server 2012
22 79 (8.77%) Palo Alto
22 79 (8.77%) F5
22 79 (8.77%) CheckPoint
23 78 (8.66%) TCP/IP
23 78 (8.66%) SAN
24 77 (8.55%) Microsoft Excel

SLA
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 87 (9.66%) MS Exchange
2 32 (3.55%) SharePoint
3 24 (2.66%) Exchange Server 2003
4 21 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2010
5 17 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2013
5 17 (1.89%) IIS
6 16 (1.78%) IBM Notes
7 11 (1.22%) Skype for Business
8 10 (1.11%) Exchange Server 2007
8 10 (1.11%) SAS
9 7 (0.78%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 5 (0.55%) Apache
11 4 (0.44%) SharePoint 2013
12 3 (0.33%) BizTalk Server
12 3 (0.33%) JBoss
12 3 (0.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 2 (0.22%) Apache Pig
13 2 (0.22%) Elasticsearch
13 2 (0.22%) OpenStack
13 2 (0.22%) WebSphere
Applications
1 219 (24.31%) Microsoft Office
2 77 (8.55%) Microsoft Excel
3 52 (5.77%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 47 (5.22%) MS Visio
5 13 (1.44%) Microsoft Project
6 5 (0.55%) Niku Workbench
7 4 (0.44%) Acrobat
7 4 (0.44%) Final Cut Pro
7 4 (0.44%) QuarkXPress
8 2 (0.22%) Spreadsheet
9 1 (0.11%) AutoCAD
9 1 (0.11%) InfoPath
9 1 (0.11%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 16 (1.78%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (0.44%) assyst
3 2 (0.22%) Cerner Millennium
3 2 (0.22%) Eloqua
3 2 (0.22%) Hyperion Planning
3 2 (0.22%) Maximo
3 2 (0.22%) Oracle 11i
3 2 (0.22%) Oracle Applications
3 2 (0.22%) Oracle Assets
3 2 (0.22%) Oracle Cash Management
3 2 (0.22%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.22%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (0.22%) Oracle E-Business Tax
3 2 (0.22%) Oracle Financials
3 2 (0.22%) Oracle General Ledger
3 2 (0.22%) Oracle Payables
3 2 (0.22%) Oracle Receivables
3 2 (0.22%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
3 2 (0.22%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.11%) Oracle AGIS
Cloud Services
1 67 (7.44%) Office 365
2 50 (5.55%) Microsoft Azure
3 31 (3.44%) Amazon AWS
4 19 (2.11%) IaaS
5 18 (2.00%) SaaS
6 16 (1.78%) Google Cloud Platform
6 16 (1.78%) PaaS
7 8 (0.89%) Cloud Computing
8 5 (0.55%) Azure Active Directory
9 2 (0.22%) Boomi
9 2 (0.22%) IBM Cloud
9 2 (0.22%) Oracle CX
9 2 (0.22%) Oracle Service Cloud
9 2 (0.22%) Responsys
9 2 (0.22%) SoftLayer
9 2 (0.22%) Taleo
10 1 (0.11%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 171 (18.98%) Firewall
2 114 (12.65%) VPN
3 78 (8.66%) SAN
3 78 (8.66%) TCP/IP
4 76 (8.44%) LAN
5 74 (8.21%) WAN
6 72 (7.99%) Internet
7 53 (5.88%) Wireless
8 47 (5.22%) Network Security
9 41 (4.55%) DNS
10 36 (4.00%) Cisco ASA
11 32 (3.55%) OSPF
11 32 (3.55%) Wi-Fi
12 28 (3.11%) BGP
13 26 (2.89%) DHCP
13 26 (2.89%) MPLS
14 23 (2.55%) NAS
15 21 (2.33%) VLAN
16 20 (2.22%) Unified Communications
17 18 (2.00%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 91 (10.10%) SQL Server
2 29 (3.22%) MySQL
3 19 (2.11%) SQL Server 2008
4 16 (1.78%) SQL Server 2005
5 12 (1.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 12 (1.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 9 (1.00%) Data Warehouse
6 9 (1.00%) SQL Server 2012
6 9 (1.00%) SQL Server 2014
7 6 (0.67%) DB2
7 6 (0.67%) Relational Database
8 5 (0.55%) Big Data
9 4 (0.44%) Hadoop
9 4 (0.44%) NoSQL
9 4 (0.44%) Oracle Reports
10 3 (0.33%) Apache Cassandra
11 2 (0.22%) Apache Hive
11 2 (0.22%) HBase
11 2 (0.22%) Mahout
11 2 (0.22%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 15 (1.66%) JIRA
2 8 (0.89%) Git (software)
2 8 (0.89%) Subversion
3 6 (0.67%) MSI
4 4 (0.44%) gulp
4 4 (0.44%) Protractor
4 4 (0.44%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (0.44%) webpack
5 3 (0.33%) Cucumber
5 3 (0.33%) HP UFT
5 3 (0.33%) Redmine
5 3 (0.33%) Selenium
5 3 (0.33%) Visual Studio
5 3 (0.33%) WebDriver
6 2 (0.22%) Jenkins
6 2 (0.22%) JMeter
6 2 (0.22%) JUnit
6 2 (0.22%) LoadRunner
6 2 (0.22%) Maven
6 2 (0.22%) WebLOAD
General
1 162 (17.98%) Finance
2 51 (5.66%) Legal
3 42 (4.66%) German Language
4 39 (4.33%) Telecoms
5 36 (4.00%) Back Office
6 32 (3.55%) Digital Economy
6 32 (3.55%) French Language
7 26 (2.89%) Billing
8 25 (2.77%) Manufacturing
8 25 (2.77%) Retail
9 23 (2.55%) Marketing
10 19 (2.11%) Banking
10 19 (2.11%) Electronics
11 8 (0.89%) Front Office
12 4 (0.44%) Multimedia
13 3 (0.33%) Advertising
13 3 (0.33%) Automotive
13 3 (0.33%) Dutch Language
14 2 (0.22%) Investment Banking
14 2 (0.22%) Law
Job Titles
1 243 (26.97%) Analyst
2 120 (13.32%) Support Engineer
3 116 (12.87%) Service Analyst
4 97 (10.77%) Support Analyst
5 91 (10.10%) Service Desk Analyst
6 79 (8.77%) Service Manager
7 68 (7.55%) Network Engineer
8 54 (5.99%) Juniper Engineer
8 54 (5.99%) Security Engineer
8 54 (5.99%) Team Leader
9 52 (5.77%) 1st Line Support
10 44 (4.88%) Applications Support
11 43 (4.77%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 42 (4.66%) 3rd Line Engineer
13 40 (4.44%) 2nd Line Support
14 39 (4.33%) IT Support
15 37 (4.11%) 1st Line Engineer
16 36 (4.00%) IT Manager
17 35 (3.88%) Delivery Manager
17 35 (3.88%) Services Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (1.89%) Web Services
2 9 (1.00%) CSS
2 9 (1.00%) J2EE
3 7 (0.78%) .NET
4 6 (0.67%) REST
4 6 (0.67%) SOAP
4 6 (0.67%) Software Packaging
5 5 (0.55%) Flash
5 5 (0.55%) HTML
5 5 (0.55%) XML
6 4 (0.44%) Angular 2
6 4 (0.44%) AngularJS
6 4 (0.44%) CSS3
6 4 (0.44%) HTML5
6 4 (0.44%) Node.js
7 3 (0.33%) Middleware
8 2 (0.22%) COM+
8 2 (0.22%) LAMP
8 2 (0.22%) SAP ALE
8 2 (0.22%) SAP PI
Miscellaneous
1 77 (8.55%) Data Centre
2 71 (7.88%) Analytical Skills
3 51 (5.66%) Management Information System
4 37 (4.11%) Blackberry
5 25 (2.77%) Driving Licence
6 23 (2.55%) Computer Science
7 21 (2.33%) Private Cloud
7 21 (2.33%) Security Operations Centre
8 19 (2.11%) Hybrid Cloud
8 19 (2.11%) Virtual Team
9 13 (1.44%) CMDB
10 12 (1.33%) Client/Server
10 12 (1.33%) Replication
11 11 (1.22%) PKI
12 10 (1.11%) FlexPod
12 10 (1.11%) SWIFT
13 9 (1.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
14 8 (0.89%) Clustering
14 8 (0.89%) e-Learning
14 8 (0.89%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 424 (47.06%) Windows
2 168 (18.65%) Windows Server
3 133 (14.76%) Linux
4 119 (13.21%) Windows 7
5 87 (9.66%) Unix
6 80 (8.88%) Windows Server 2012
7 74 (8.21%) Windows Server 2008
8 59 (6.55%) Windows XP
9 49 (5.44%) Windows 8
10 46 (5.11%) Windows Server 2003
11 22 (2.44%) Mac OS
12 18 (2.00%) Windows 10
13 13 (1.44%) Mac OS X
14 12 (1.33%) Solaris
14 12 (1.33%) Windows 2000
15 10 (1.11%) CentOS
16 7 (0.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 5 (0.55%) Apple iOS
17 5 (0.55%) Windows Vista
17 5 (0.55%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 320 (35.52%) ITIL
2 113 (12.54%) Service Management
3 107 (11.88%) Service Delivery
4 80 (8.88%) Change Management
5 74 (8.21%) Incident Management
6 65 (7.21%) Mentoring
7 61 (6.77%) Problem Management
8 58 (6.44%) Project Management
9 57 (6.33%) Ticket Management
10 52 (5.77%) Root Cause Analysis
11 50 (5.55%) Continuous Improvement
11 50 (5.55%) ITSM
12 45 (4.99%) Agile Software Development
13 41 (4.55%) PRINCE2
14 37 (4.11%) Risk Management
15 35 (3.88%) Stakeholder Management
16 34 (3.77%) Disaster Recovery
16 34 (3.77%) Security Management
17 32 (3.55%) CRM
17 32 (3.55%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 140 (15.54%) SQL
2 41 (4.55%) Java
3 28 (3.11%) C
4 21 (2.33%) Perl
5 17 (1.89%) PowerShell
6 15 (1.66%) Python
6 15 (1.66%) Shell Script
7 13 (1.44%) Bash Shell
8 12 (1.33%) JavaScript
9 10 (1.11%) C++
10 9 (1.00%) T-SQL
11 8 (0.89%) Ruby
12 5 (0.55%) C#
12 5 (0.55%) Korn
13 4 (0.44%) Objective-C
13 4 (0.44%) TypeScript
14 2 (0.22%) ABAP
14 2 (0.22%) AWK
14 2 (0.22%) Bourne shell
15 1 (0.11%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 87 (9.66%) Cisco Certification
2 71 (7.88%) Security Cleared
3 63 (6.99%) Microsoft Certification
4 59 (6.55%) Degree
5 48 (5.33%) SC Cleared
6 38 (4.22%) ITIL Certification
7 36 (4.00%) CCNA
8 32 (3.55%) MCP
8 32 (3.55%) MCSE
9 30 (3.33%) CCNP
9 30 (3.33%) CCSE
10 25 (2.77%) JNCIS
11 23 (2.55%) CCIE
11 23 (2.55%) MCSA
12 20 (2.22%) CCIE Service Provider
12 20 (2.22%) CCSP
13 19 (2.11%) A+ Certification
14 15 (1.66%) Computer Science Degree
14 15 (1.66%) HND
15 14 (1.55%) GNVQ
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (2.44%) QA
2 15 (1.66%) PCI DSS
2 15 (1.66%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 9 (1.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 6 (0.67%) GDPR
5 3 (0.33%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 2 (0.22%) Data Quality
6 2 (0.22%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.11%) ISO 22301
7 1 (0.11%) PMO
System Software
1 207 (22.97%) Active Directory
2 75 (8.32%) VMware Infrastructure
3 61 (6.77%) Hyper-V
4 28 (3.11%) vSphere
5 20 (2.22%) ProxySG
6 16 (1.78%) XenApp
7 6 (0.67%) Microsoft App-V
7 6 (0.67%) Virtual Machines
7 6 (0.67%) VMware ESXi
7 6 (0.67%) VMware Server
8 5 (0.55%) BlackBerry Internet Service
8 5 (0.55%) Virtual Servers
9 4 (0.44%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 4 (0.44%) NFS
9 4 (0.44%) Oracle RAC
9 4 (0.44%) Samba
9 4 (0.44%) UAG
9 4 (0.44%) vCloud
10 3 (0.33%) Docker
10 3 (0.33%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 41 (4.55%) SCCM
2 17 (1.89%) Backup Exec
3 14 (1.55%) SCOM
4 12 (1.33%) NetBackup
4 12 (1.33%) Puppet
5 9 (1.00%) Nagios
5 9 (1.00%) Norton AntiVirus
5 9 (1.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 8 (0.89%) SolarWinds Orion
7 7 (0.78%) Cisco Prime
8 6 (0.67%) Cisco UCCX
8 6 (0.67%) vCenter Server
9 5 (0.55%) Ansible
9 5 (0.55%) HP SIM
9 5 (0.55%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 5 (0.55%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 5 (0.55%) Tivoli
10 4 (0.44%) FortiGate
10 4 (0.44%) SCVMM
10 4 (0.44%) Sysprep
Vendors
1 290 (32.19%) Microsoft
2 232 (25.75%) Cisco
3 131 (14.54%) Citrix
4 124 (13.76%) VMware
5 102 (11.32%) Juniper
6 79 (8.77%) CheckPoint
6 79 (8.77%) F5
6 79 (8.77%) Palo Alto
7 59 (6.55%) HP
8 58 (6.44%) Blue Coat
9 44 (4.88%) SolarWinds
10 41 (4.55%) Remedy
11 39 (4.33%) Fortinet
12 38 (4.22%) Oracle
13 35 (3.88%) Sourcefire
14 34 (3.77%) NetApp
15 29 (3.22%) McAfee
16 26 (2.89%) SAP
17 25 (2.77%) Aruba
17 25 (2.77%) Google
Cobham, Surrey
Southern Lights Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Atech Support
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Plan-Net
Salary: Unspecified Competitive rate
Posted: Yesterday
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Atech Support
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £24000 - £28000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Maidenhead, Berkshire
EXCELerate
Salary: Up to £25,000 per annum + Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Camberley, Surrey
Reflex Computer Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
set2recruit
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Kent
Devonshire Hayes Recruitment Specialists Ltd
Salary: From £22,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £16400 - £18000 per annum + Benefits and Training
Posted: 4 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Wokingham, Berkshire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Clearwater People Solutions
Salary: £25000 - £30000 Per Annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Hampshire
Roc Search
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £18500 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £38000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Fleet, Hampshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Interact Consulting
Salary: 60 - 70k
Posted: 5 days ago
Camberley, Surrey
Imperative People
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Car & Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Roc Search
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Source Technology
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + bonus package
Posted: 5 days ago
West Sussex
Ashdown IT
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + substantial benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
People Source Consulting
Salary: Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
I3
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £400 - £600 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Kidlington, Oxfordshire
Thames Valley Police
Salary: £23,466 per annum - dependant on skills & exp
Posted: 12 days ago
Kidlington, Oxfordshire
Thames Valley Police
Salary: £53,276 per annum plus excellent benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Kingfisher IT Services
Salary: £negotiable dependent on exp. + benefits and bonus potential
Posted: 2 days ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £36000 per annum + 5% bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Hampshire
Bright Executive Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Pension and Life Insurance
Posted: Yesterday