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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 42 37 47
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +10
Permanent jobs citing SLA 5 12 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 2.13% 3.87% 4.00%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 16.67% 66.67% 48.48%
Number of salaries quoted 5 9 16
Average salary £36,500 £34,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.35% -38.18%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,900 £31,900 £45,750
10% offered a salary of more than £40,100 £70,000 £80,000
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
30 18 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 12.77% 5.81% 8.25%
Number of salaries quoted 30 13 31
Average salary £50,000 £40,000 £52,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -23.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,400 £34,000 £36,850
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £80,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 5 February 2016.

SLA Salary Histogram in Bedford

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 7 (63.64%) ITIL
2 5 (45.45%) Windows
2 5 (45.45%) Service Delivery
3 4 (36.36%) Incident Management
3 4 (36.36%) ITIL V3
3 4 (36.36%) iSeries
4 3 (27.27%) Data Centre
4 3 (27.27%) Windows Server
4 3 (27.27%) VMware
4 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (27.27%) Service Management
4 3 (27.27%) Active Directory
4 3 (27.27%) Intel
4 3 (27.27%) PRINCE2
4 3 (27.27%) Unix
4 3 (27.27%) MS Exchange
5 2 (18.18%) SharePoint
5 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
5 2 (18.18%) IIS
5 2 (18.18%) DNS
5 2 (18.18%) SSL
5 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
5 2 (18.18%) Terminal Services
5 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (18.18%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (18.18%) Replication
5 2 (18.18%) ITSM
5 2 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (18.18%) PowerShell
5 2 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2010

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 (27.27%) MS Exchange
2 2 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (18.18%) IIS
2 2 (18.18%) SharePoint
3 1 (9.09%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) DNS
1 2 (18.18%) SSL
2 1 (9.09%) DHCP
2 1 (9.09%) Firewall
2 1 (9.09%) IP Telephony
2 1 (9.09%) TCP/IP
2 1 (9.09%) VLAN
2 1 (9.09%) VPN
2 1 (9.09%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Delivery Manager
1 5 (45.45%) Service Manager
1 5 (45.45%) Services Delivery Manager
2 1 (9.09%) Analyst
2 1 (9.09%) Configuration Manager
2 1 (9.09%) Data Centre Manager
2 1 (9.09%) Desktop Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) Desktop Support
2 1 (9.09%) Desktop Support Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) IT Manager
2 1 (9.09%) IT Services Delivery Manager
2 1 (9.09%) IT Services Manager
2 1 (9.09%) IT Support Analyst
2 1 (9.09%) ITIL Manager
2 1 (9.09%) ITIL Service Manager
2 1 (9.09%) Service Desk Team Leader
2 1 (9.09%) Support Analyst
2 1 (9.09%) Support Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) Team Leader
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) iSeries
2 3 (27.27%) Data Centre
3 2 (18.18%) Replication
4 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (9.09%) AS400
4 1 (9.09%) Blackberry
4 1 (9.09%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 5 (45.45%) Windows
2 3 (27.27%) Unix
2 3 (27.27%) Windows Server
2 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (9.09%) Linux
3 1 (9.09%) OS/400
3 1 (9.09%) Windows 7
3 1 (9.09%) Windows 8
3 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) ITIL
2 5 (45.45%) Service Delivery
3 4 (36.36%) Incident Management
3 4 (36.36%) ITIL V3
4 3 (27.27%) PRINCE2
4 3 (27.27%) Service Management
5 2 (18.18%) High Availability
5 2 (18.18%) ITSM
6 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (9.09%) Coaching
6 1 (9.09%) Configuration Management
6 1 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (9.09%) Technical Architecture
6 1 (9.09%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) PowerShell
2 1 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) ITIL Certification
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (9.09%) CCIP
2 1 (9.09%) CCNA
2 1 (9.09%) CCNP
2 1 (9.09%) CCSP
2 1 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (9.09%) MCP
2 1 (9.09%) MCSA
2 1 (9.09%) MCSE
2 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3 (27.27%) Active Directory
2 2 (18.18%) Terminal Services
2 2 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (9.09%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) Intel
1 3 (27.27%) VMware
2 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
3 1 (9.09%) Avaya
3 1 (9.09%) Cisco
3 1 (9.09%) IBM
3 1 (9.09%) LANDesk
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