The table below looks at the statistics for SLA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Abingdon region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SLA over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 24 32 25
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -7
Permanent jobs citing SLA 2 8 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Abingdon 1.72% 5.00% 1.10%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 20.00% 66.67% 10.00%
Number of salaries quoted 2 8 1
Average salary £50,000 £36,000 £23,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+38.88% +53.19%
UK excluding London average salary £33,665 £34,000 £37,250
% change year-on-year
-0.98% -8.72%
SLA
Oxfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Quality Assurance & Compliance category in permanent jobs advertised in the Abingdon region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Abingdon
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
10 12 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Abingdon 8.62% 7.50% 10.99%
Number of salaries quoted 10 10 10
Average salary £45,000 £36,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -1.36%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £32,300 £32,050
10% offered a salary of more than £59,000 £52,750 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,250 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -

SLA
Jobs Demand Trend in Abingdon

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SLA across the Abingdon region as a proportion of the total demand within the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

SLA Jobs Demand Trend in Abingdon

SLA
Salary Trend in Abingdon

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

SLA Salary Trend in Abingdon

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Abingdon

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Abingdon region citing SLA also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited SLA.

1 13 (68.42%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (57.89%) Juniper
2 11 (57.89%) Windows
2 11 (57.89%) SharePoint
2 11 (57.89%) WAN
2 11 (57.89%) Internet
2 11 (57.89%) CCNA
2 11 (57.89%) Video Conferencing
2 11 (57.89%) Kalman Filter
3 8 (42.11%) Broadband
4 7 (36.84%) Linux
5 5 (26.32%) Cisco
5 5 (26.32%) Data Centre
6 4 (21.05%) Incident Management
6 4 (21.05%) Degree
7 2 (10.53%) Retail
7 2 (10.53%) ITIL
7 2 (10.53%) MPLS
7 2 (10.53%) BGP
7 2 (10.53%) CCIE
7 2 (10.53%) CCNP
7 2 (10.53%) SQL
7 2 (10.53%) Oracle
7 2 (10.53%) Ethernet
7 2 (10.53%) Network Security
7 2 (10.53%) VLAN
7 2 (10.53%) MS PowerPoint
7 2 (10.53%) Brocade
7 2 (10.53%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (10.53%) ITIL Foundation Certificate

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in Abingdon by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Abingdon region citing SLA also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited SLA. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 11 (57.89%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (10.53%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 11 (57.89%) Internet
1 11 (57.89%) WAN
2 8 (42.11%) Broadband
3 2 (10.53%) Ethernet
3 2 (10.53%) MPLS
3 2 (10.53%) BGP
3 2 (10.53%) VLAN
3 2 (10.53%) Network Security
4 1 (5.26%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) SQL Server
1 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database
General
1 2 (10.53%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (47.37%) Service Desk Engineer
2 4 (21.05%) Support Team Leader
2 4 (21.05%) Service Desk Team Leader
2 4 (21.05%) IT Support
2 4 (21.05%) Network Engineer
2 4 (21.05%) Team Leader
2 4 (21.05%) Help Desk Team Lead
3 2 (10.53%) Network Support
3 2 (10.53%) Network Support Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Support Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Applications Support
4 1 (5.26%) Applications Support Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Support Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Software Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 11 (57.89%) Video Conferencing
2 5 (26.32%) Data Centre
3 1 (5.26%) EPoS
3 1 (5.26%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 11 (57.89%) Windows
2 7 (36.84%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (57.89%) Kalman Filter
2 4 (21.05%) Incident Management
3 2 (10.53%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (10.53%) ITIL
4 1 (5.26%) Knowledge Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.53%) SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (68.42%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (57.89%) CCNA
3 4 (21.05%) Degree
4 2 (10.53%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 2 (10.53%) CCIE
4 2 (10.53%) CCNP
Vendors
1 11 (57.89%) Juniper
2 5 (26.32%) Cisco
3 2 (10.53%) Brocade
3 2 (10.53%) Oracle
4 1 (5.26%) Microsoft