Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Southampton with a requirement for SLA skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited SLA over the 6 months to 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Hampshire > Southampton
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 76 79 64
Rank change year-on-year +3 -15 -4
Permanent jobs citing SLA 39 33 64
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Southampton 2.74% 2.48% 4.68%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 21.67% 20.50% 39.51%
Number of salaries quoted 48 30 49
Southampton median annual salary £28,000 £30,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.67% -20.00% +50.00%
10th Percentile £17,500 £18,000 £17,950
90th Percentile £41,800 £48,750 £54,250
Hampshire median annual salary £28,000 £32,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year -13.85% -7.14% +21.74%

SLA is in the Quality Assurance and Compliance category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Southampton with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
Southampton
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 180 161 162
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Southampton 12.66% 12.11% 11.84%
Number of salaries quoted 157 153 140
Southampton median annual salary £40,000 £44,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.09% +6.02% +10.67%
10th Percentile £23,650 £24,350 £20,000
90th Percentile £66,500 £55,950 £61,375
Hampshire median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year -5.88% - +6.25%

SLA
Job Vacancy Trend in Southampton

Job postings citing SLA as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Southampton.

Job vacancy trend for SLA in Southampton

SLA
Salary Trend in Southampton

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

Salary trend for SLA in Southampton

SLA
Salary Histogram in Southampton

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SLA in Southampton over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Salary histogram for SLA in Southampton

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 Southampton region with a requirement for SLA.

1 24 (61.54%) Windows
2 21 (53.85%) Active Directory
3 20 (51.28%) MS Exchange
4 19 (48.72%) ITIL
4 19 (48.72%) Windows Server
5 15 (38.46%) Problem Management
5 15 (38.46%) VMware
6 14 (35.90%) Windows Server 2008
7 13 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
8 11 (28.21%) SQL
9 10 (25.64%) Microsoft Excel
9 10 (25.64%) VMware ESXi
10 9 (23.08%) Performance Monitoring
10 9 (23.08%) Windows 10
10 9 (23.08%) Windows 7
10 9 (23.08%) Microsoft
11 8 (20.51%) Firewall
11 8 (20.51%) Sage
11 8 (20.51%) SAP
12 7 (17.95%) TCP/IP
13 5 (12.82%) LAN
13 5 (12.82%) WAN
13 5 (12.82%) Cisco
13 5 (12.82%) Citrix
14 4 (10.26%) Windows XP
14 4 (10.26%) Windows Server 2003
14 4 (10.26%) Windows Vista
14 4 (10.26%) Line Management
14 4 (10.26%) Windows 8
14 4 (10.26%) Windows Server 2012

SLA
Co-occurring IT Skills in Southampton 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 20 (51.28%) MS Exchange
2 2 (5.13%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 10 (25.64%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (5.13%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (7.69%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.69%) IaaS
1 3 (7.69%) Office 365
1 3 (7.69%) PaaS
2 1 (2.56%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (20.51%) Firewall
2 7 (17.95%) TCP/IP
3 5 (12.82%) LAN
3 5 (12.82%) WAN
4 3 (7.69%) NetScaler
5 2 (5.13%) BGP
5 2 (5.13%) Network Security
5 2 (5.13%) SAN
5 2 (5.13%) Software-Defined Networking
5 2 (5.13%) VLAN
5 2 (5.13%) VPN
5 2 (5.13%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.56%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (5.13%) Git (software)
1 2 (5.13%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (2.56%) Finance
1 1 (2.56%) French Language
Job Titles
1 20 (51.28%) Analyst
2 9 (23.08%) Help Desk Analyst
3 8 (20.51%) Data Analyst
3 8 (20.51%) Junior
3 8 (20.51%) Junior Analyst
3 8 (20.51%) Junior Data Analyst
4 4 (10.26%) IT Engineer
5 3 (7.69%) IT Support
5 3 (7.69%) IT Support Engineer
5 3 (7.69%) Support Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) Cisco Support
6 2 (5.13%) Firewall Support
6 2 (5.13%) Network Support
6 2 (5.13%) Service Analyst
6 2 (5.13%) Service Desk Analyst
6 2 (5.13%) Service Manager
6 2 (5.13%) Team Leader
6 2 (5.13%) Technical Leader
6 2 (5.13%) Windows Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) Windows Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.69%) Management Information System
2 2 (5.13%) Client/Server
2 2 (5.13%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 24 (61.54%) Windows
2 19 (48.72%) Windows Server
3 14 (35.90%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (23.08%) Windows 10
4 9 (23.08%) Windows 7
5 4 (10.26%) Windows 8
5 4 (10.26%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (10.26%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (10.26%) Windows Vista
5 4 (10.26%) Windows XP
6 1 (2.56%) CentOS
6 1 (2.56%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (48.72%) ITIL
2 15 (38.46%) Problem Management
3 9 (23.08%) Performance Monitoring
4 4 (10.26%) Line Management
5 3 (7.69%) Case Management
5 3 (7.69%) Kalman Filter
5 3 (7.69%) Mentoring
5 3 (7.69%) Service Management
5 3 (7.69%) Ticket Management
6 2 (5.13%) Change Management
6 2 (5.13%) DevOps
6 2 (5.13%) Time Management
7 1 (2.56%) Agile Project Management
7 1 (2.56%) ITIL V2
7 1 (2.56%) Non-Functional Testing
7 1 (2.56%) Performance Testing
7 1 (2.56%) Release Management
7 1 (2.56%) Root Cause Analysis
7 1 (2.56%) Trend Analysis
7 1 (2.56%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (28.21%) SQL
2 3 (7.69%) C
3 2 (5.13%) Bash Shell
3 2 (5.13%) Groovy
3 2 (5.13%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (2.56%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (2.56%) MCP
1 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 21 (53.85%) Active Directory
2 13 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (25.64%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (7.69%) XenDesktop
5 2 (5.13%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 2 (5.13%) Hyper-V
5 2 (5.13%) VirtualBox
5 2 (5.13%) XenApp
5 2 (5.13%) XenServer
6 1 (2.56%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (5.13%) Ansible
2 1 (2.56%) NetBackup
2 1 (2.56%) PowerCLI
2 1 (2.56%) vCenter Server
2 1 (2.56%) vMotion
Vendors
1 15 (38.46%) VMware
2 9 (23.08%) Microsoft
3 8 (20.51%) Sage
3 8 (20.51%) SAP
4 5 (12.82%) Cisco
4 5 (12.82%) Citrix
5 3 (7.69%) Remedy
6 2 (5.13%) Juniper
7 1 (2.56%) Apple
7 1 (2.56%) Brocade
7 1 (2.56%) IBM
7 1 (2.56%) NetApp
7 1 (2.56%) Symantec
7 1 (2.56%) Veeam