The table below looks at the statistics for SLA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bedford region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SLA over the 3 months to 10 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 31 39 49
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +10
Permanent jobs citing SLA 7 8 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 3.98% 3.05% 2.93%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 35.00% 21.62% 71.43%
Number of salaries quoted 7 7 8
Median salary £75,000 £36,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+105.47% +4.28%
UK excluding London median salary £34,000 £36,500 £33,500
% change year-on-year
-6.84% +8.95%
SLA
Bedfordshire

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 Bedford region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Bedford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
20 37 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 11.36% 14.12% 4.11%
Number of salaries quoted 20 36 10
Median salary £55,000 £50,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £49,850 £36,500 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £65,000 £50,900
UK excluding London median salary £43,500 £44,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
-1.13% +4.76%

SLA
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

The demand trend of job ads across the Bedford region citing SLA as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

SLA Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

SLA
Salary Trend in Bedford

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

SLA Salary Trend in Bedford

SLA
Salary Histogram in Bedford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SLA across the Bedford region over the 3 months to 10 December 2016.

SLA Salary Histogram in Bedford

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 10 December 2016, 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 Bedford region with a requirement for SLA.

1 8 (72.73%) ITIL
2 6 (54.55%) IBM
2 6 (54.55%) Dell
2 6 (54.55%) CommVault
2 6 (54.55%) Veritas
2 6 (54.55%) VMware
2 6 (54.55%) Problem Management
2 6 (54.55%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (54.55%) Finance
2 6 (54.55%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (54.55%) 3PAR
2 6 (54.55%) Data Centre
2 6 (54.55%) Data Centre Operations
3 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
3 2 (18.18%) Office 365
3 2 (18.18%) Mentoring
3 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (18.18%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (9.09%) Driving Licence
4 1 (9.09%) Windows Server
4 1 (9.09%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (9.09%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (9.09%) OpenText
4 1 (9.09%) LiveLink
4 1 (9.09%) Retail
4 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (9.09%) Web Development
4 1 (9.09%) Change Management
4 1 (9.09%) Firewall

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford 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 1 (9.09%) LiveLink
1 1 (9.09%) SharePoint
1 1 (9.09%) SharePoint 2010
Cloud Services
1 6 (54.55%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (18.18%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 6 (54.55%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) Operations Manager
1 6 (54.55%) Storage Manager
2 4 (36.36%) Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Service Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Service Desk Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Active Directory Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Active Directory Support
4 1 (9.09%) Active Directory Support Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Applications Support
4 1 (9.09%) EPoS Support Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) IT Support
4 1 (9.09%) IT Support Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Server Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Server Support
4 1 (9.09%) Server Support Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Support Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Systems Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Systems Support
4 1 (9.09%) Systems Support Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Windows Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 6 (54.55%) Data Centre
2 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (9.09%) Driving Licence
3 1 (9.09%) EPoS
3 1 (9.09%) iSeries
3 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) Unix
1 1 (9.09%) Windows
1 1 (9.09%) Windows 7
1 1 (9.09%) Windows Server
1 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (72.73%) ITIL
2 6 (54.55%) Data Centre Operations
2 6 (54.55%) Problem Management
3 2 (18.18%) Mentoring
4 1 (9.09%) Change Management
4 1 (9.09%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (9.09%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 6 (54.55%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (9.09%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 6 (54.55%) 3PAR
1 6 (54.55%) CommVault
1 6 (54.55%) Dell
1 6 (54.55%) IBM
1 6 (54.55%) Veritas
1 6 (54.55%) VMware
2 1 (9.09%) Intel
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
2 1 (9.09%) OpenText