The table below looks at the statistics 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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 46 60 42
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -18
Permanent jobs citing SLA 11 2 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 3.36% 0.51% 0.82%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 78.57% 7.69% 16.67%
Number of salaries quoted 8 1 2
Average salary £35,000 £45,000 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.22% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £45,000 £38,900
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £45,000 £42,100
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
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
14 26 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 4.28% 6.67% 4.92%
Number of salaries quoted 10 20 12
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £40,000 £30,850
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £54,750 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.23% +1.25%

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 24 December 2014.

SLA Salary Histogram in Bedford

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 16 (61.54%) ITIL
2 14 (53.85%) Service Delivery
3 8 (30.77%) Microsoft
4 6 (23.08%) VMware
4 6 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (19.23%) Cisco
5 5 (19.23%) EMC
5 5 (19.23%) SAN
5 5 (19.23%) NetApp
5 5 (19.23%) Firmware
5 5 (19.23%) Project Management
5 5 (19.23%) Replication
5 5 (19.23%) Degree
6 4 (15.38%) SQL
6 4 (15.38%) Windows
6 4 (15.38%) SharePoint
6 4 (15.38%) ITIL Certification
6 4 (15.38%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (15.38%) CLARiiON
6 4 (15.38%) EMC Centera
6 4 (15.38%) Programme Management
6 4 (15.38%) Asset Management
6 4 (15.38%) Computer Science
6 4 (15.38%) iSeries
6 4 (15.38%) NAS
6 4 (15.38%) Symmetrix DMX
6 4 (15.38%) High Availability
6 4 (15.38%) Mentoring
7 3 (11.54%) C#

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 4 (15.38%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.85%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.85%) SharePoint Server
2 1 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (3.85%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (3.85%) MS Office
1 1 (3.85%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.85%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (19.23%) SAN
2 4 (15.38%) NAS
3 1 (3.85%) DMZ
3 1 (3.85%) Internet
3 1 (3.85%) VRRP
3 1 (3.85%) Firewall
3 1 (3.85%) VLAN
3 1 (3.85%) Network Security
3 1 (3.85%) ATM
3 1 (3.85%) LAN
3 1 (3.85%) HTTP
3 1 (3.85%) TCP/IP
3 1 (3.85%) VPN
3 1 (3.85%) DNS
3 1 (3.85%) HTTPS
3 1 (3.85%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.69%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 1 (3.85%) Electronics
1 1 (3.85%) Finance
1 1 (3.85%) Law
1 1 (3.85%) Billing
1 1 (3.85%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 6 (23.08%) Analyst
2 5 (19.23%) Architect
2 5 (19.23%) Solutions Architect
2 5 (19.23%) Services Delivery Manager
2 5 (19.23%) Service Manager
2 5 (19.23%) Technical Specialist
2 5 (19.23%) Delivery Manager
3 4 (15.38%) Storage Specialist
3 4 (15.38%) Infrastructure Specialist
4 3 (11.54%) C# .NET Developer
4 3 (11.54%) .NET Developer
4 3 (11.54%) C# Developer
4 3 (11.54%) Service Desk Analyst
4 3 (11.54%) Analyst Developer
4 3 (11.54%) Service Analyst
4 3 (11.54%) Support Analyst
4 3 (11.54%) Developer
5 2 (7.69%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (11.54%) .NET
1 3 (11.54%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 6 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (19.23%) Replication
3 4 (15.38%) CLARiiON
3 4 (15.38%) EMC Centera
3 4 (15.38%) Computer Science
3 4 (15.38%) iSeries
3 4 (15.38%) Symmetrix DMX
4 1 (3.85%) Client/Server
4 1 (3.85%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.85%) AS400
4 1 (3.85%) e-Health
Operating Systems
1 4 (15.38%) Windows
2 3 (11.54%) UNIX
3 1 (3.85%) Windows XP
3 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (3.85%) Windows Vista
3 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (3.85%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (61.54%) ITIL
2 14 (53.85%) Service Delivery
3 5 (19.23%) Project Management
4 4 (15.38%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (15.38%) Asset Management
4 4 (15.38%) High Availability
4 4 (15.38%) Programme Management
4 4 (15.38%) Mentoring
5 3 (11.54%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (11.54%) ITIL V3
5 3 (11.54%) Line Management
5 3 (11.54%) Incident Management
5 3 (11.54%) Problem Management
5 3 (11.54%) Time Management
5 3 (11.54%) ITSM
5 3 (11.54%) Service Management
5 3 (11.54%) PRINCE2
6 2 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (3.85%) Change Control
7 1 (3.85%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (15.38%) SQL
2 3 (11.54%) T-SQL
2 3 (11.54%) C#
3 1 (3.85%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (19.23%) Degree
2 4 (15.38%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (3.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (3.85%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.85%) MCP
3 1 (3.85%) MCSE
3 1 (3.85%) MCSA
3 1 (3.85%) CCSP
3 1 (3.85%) CCNP
3 1 (3.85%) CCIP
3 1 (3.85%) CCNA
3 1 (3.85%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 6 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (19.23%) Firmware
3 1 (3.85%) Terminal Services
3 1 (3.85%) ISA Server
3 1 (3.85%) VMware ESX
3 1 (3.85%) VMware Server
3 1 (3.85%) Forefront TMG
3 1 (3.85%) UAG
3 1 (3.85%) VMFS
3 1 (3.85%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (3.85%) vCloud
Vendors
1 8 (30.77%) Microsoft
2 6 (23.08%) VMware
3 5 (19.23%) NetApp
3 5 (19.23%) EMC
3 5 (19.23%) Cisco
4 3 (11.54%) Intel
5 1 (3.85%) CA
5 1 (3.85%) IBM
5 1 (3.85%) HP
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