The first table below looks at the demand for SLA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bedford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SLA over the 3 months to 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category for the Bedford region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 43 37 35
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -2
Permanent jobs citing SLA 12 12 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 4.48% 4.12% 2.01%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 44.44% 36.36% 30.77%
Number of salaries quoted 10 10 4
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £43,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,150 £34,357 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £63,000 £50,000 £48,550
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £37,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-8.10% +5.71%
Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Bedford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
27 33 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 10.07% 11.34% 6.53%
Number of salaries quoted 25 31 13
Average salary £37,000 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.50% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,900 £34,357 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,800 £62,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
SLA
Bedfordshire

SLA
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SLA across the Bedford region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 25 July 2014.

SLA Salary Histogram in Bedford

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs across the Bedford 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 17 (60.71%) ITIL
2 9 (32.14%) Cisco
3 8 (28.57%) Incident Management
4 7 (25.00%) Windows
5 6 (21.43%) EMC
5 6 (21.43%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (21.43%) SAN
5 6 (21.43%) NetApp
5 6 (21.43%) Replication
5 6 (21.43%) VMware
5 6 (21.43%) Degree
5 6 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
6 5 (17.86%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (17.86%) Change Management
6 5 (17.86%) Firmware
6 5 (17.86%) ITIL Certification
6 5 (17.86%) Microsoft
6 5 (17.86%) CCNP
7 4 (14.29%) MS Office
7 4 (14.29%) VPN
7 4 (14.29%) LAN
7 4 (14.29%) Project Management
7 4 (14.29%) Service Management
7 4 (14.29%) Service Delivery
7 4 (14.29%) Management Information System
7 4 (14.29%) Programme Management
8 3 (10.71%) VLAN
8 3 (10.71%) SharePoint Server
8 3 (10.71%) Asset Management
8 3 (10.71%) e-Health

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs across the Bedford 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 3 (10.71%) SharePoint
1 3 (10.71%) MS Exchange
1 3 (10.71%) SharePoint Server
2 2 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (7.14%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (14.29%) MS Office
2 3 (10.71%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.71%) Cloud Computing
1 3 (10.71%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (21.43%) SAN
2 4 (14.29%) LAN
2 4 (14.29%) VPN
3 3 (10.71%) DNS
3 3 (10.71%) WAN
3 3 (10.71%) DMZ
3 3 (10.71%) TCP/IP
3 3 (10.71%) Firewall
3 3 (10.71%) VLAN
3 3 (10.71%) Network Security
3 3 (10.71%) NAS
4 2 (7.14%) Fibre Channel
4 2 (7.14%) VRRP
4 2 (7.14%) Wireless
4 2 (7.14%) HTTP
4 2 (7.14%) Internet
4 2 (7.14%) HTTPS
4 2 (7.14%) SSL
5 1 (3.57%) DHCP
5 1 (3.57%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.71%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 6 (21.43%) Analyst
1 6 (21.43%) Technical Specialist
1 6 (21.43%) Team Leader
2 3 (10.71%) Storage Specialist
2 3 (10.71%) Infrastructure Specialist
2 3 (10.71%) Service Desk Team Leader
2 3 (10.71%) VMware Specialist
2 3 (10.71%) Senior Analyst
3 2 (7.14%) Network Analyst
3 2 (7.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (7.14%) Services Delivery Manager
3 2 (7.14%) Service Manager
3 2 (7.14%) Senior Project Manager
3 2 (7.14%) Service Desk Analyst
3 2 (7.14%) Project Manager
3 2 (7.14%) Programme Manager
3 2 (7.14%) Systems Engineer
3 2 (7.14%) Senior Manager
3 2 (7.14%) Senior IT Project Manager
3 2 (7.14%) Service Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 6 (21.43%) Replication
2 5 (17.86%) Firmware
3 4 (14.29%) Management Information System
4 3 (10.71%) Client/Server
4 3 (10.71%) Symmetrix DMX
4 3 (10.71%) CLARiiON
4 3 (10.71%) EMC Centera
4 3 (10.71%) e-Health
4 3 (10.71%) Computer Science
5 1 (3.57%) iSeries
5 1 (3.57%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 7 (25.00%) Windows
2 3 (10.71%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (10.71%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (7.14%) Windows 7
3 2 (7.14%) Windows Vista
3 2 (7.14%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (60.71%) ITIL
2 8 (28.57%) Incident Management
3 5 (17.86%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (17.86%) Change Management
4 4 (14.29%) Project Management
4 4 (14.29%) Service Management
4 4 (14.29%) Service Delivery
4 4 (14.29%) Programme Management
5 3 (10.71%) Asset Management
5 3 (10.71%) Time Management
5 3 (10.71%) Performance Management
5 3 (10.71%) Capacity Planning
5 3 (10.71%) PRINCE2
5 3 (10.71%) CRM
5 3 (10.71%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (10.71%) ITSM
5 3 (10.71%) Change Control
5 3 (10.71%) Capacity Management
5 3 (10.71%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (10.71%) Email Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (10.71%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (21.43%) Cisco Certification
1 6 (21.43%) Degree
2 5 (17.86%) ITIL Certification
2 5 (17.86%) CCNP
3 3 (10.71%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (10.71%) MCP
3 3 (10.71%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 3 (10.71%) CCNA
4 2 (7.14%) MCSE
4 2 (7.14%) MCSA
4 2 (7.14%) CCSP
4 2 (7.14%) CCIP
System Software
1 6 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (10.71%) VMFS
2 3 (10.71%) VMware ESXi
2 3 (10.71%) vCloud
2 3 (10.71%) Active Directory
2 3 (10.71%) ISA Server
2 3 (10.71%) VMware ESX
2 3 (10.71%) VMware Server
3 2 (7.14%) Terminal Services
3 2 (7.14%) Forefront TMG
3 2 (7.14%) UAG
Vendors
1 9 (32.14%) Cisco
2 6 (21.43%) NetApp
2 6 (21.43%) VMware
2 6 (21.43%) EMC
3 5 (17.86%) Microsoft
4 3 (10.71%) HP
4 3 (10.71%) CA
5 2 (7.14%) Riverbed
5 2 (7.14%) SolarWinds
6 1 (3.57%) IBM
6 1 (3.57%) Progress
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