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 11 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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 47 37 33
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -4
Permanent jobs citing SLA 10 12 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 3.69% 4.32% 2.58%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 45.45% 41.38% 33.33%
Number of salaries quoted 9 11 5
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +25.00%
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
22 29 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 8.12% 10.43% 7.73%
Number of salaries quoted 21 28 15
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 £22,500 £33,050 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £63,000 £62,500 £59,900
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 11 July 2014.

SLA Salary Histogram in Bedford

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 11 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 15 (46.88%) ITIL
2 10 (31.25%) Cisco
3 8 (25.00%) Windows
4 7 (21.88%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (21.88%) Change Management
4 7 (21.88%) Programme Management
4 7 (21.88%) Incident Management
5 6 (18.75%) Degree
5 6 (18.75%) Stakeholder Management
5 6 (18.75%) SAN
5 6 (18.75%) EMC
5 6 (18.75%) NetApp
5 6 (18.75%) PRINCE2
5 6 (18.75%) Microsoft
6 5 (15.63%) MS Excel
6 5 (15.63%) Project Management
6 5 (15.63%) Service Delivery
6 5 (15.63%) Replication
6 5 (15.63%) VMware
6 5 (15.63%) VMware Infrastructure
7 4 (12.50%) Service Management
7 4 (12.50%) Management Information System
7 4 (12.50%) Firmware
7 4 (12.50%) CCNA
7 4 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (12.50%) ITIL Certification
7 4 (12.50%) MCP
7 4 (12.50%) CCNP
7 4 (12.50%) LAN
8 3 (9.38%) VPN

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 11 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 2 (6.25%) SharePoint
1 2 (6.25%) MS Exchange
1 2 (6.25%) SharePoint Server
2 1 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (3.13%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (15.63%) MS Excel
2 3 (9.38%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Oracle Financials
1 1 (3.13%) Oracle 11i
1 1 (3.13%) Oracle General Ledger
1 1 (3.13%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (3.13%) Oracle Payables
1 1 (3.13%) Oracle Receivables
1 1 (3.13%) Oracle Cash Management
1 1 (3.13%) Oracle Assets
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.38%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (18.75%) SAN
2 4 (12.50%) LAN
3 3 (9.38%) WAN
3 3 (9.38%) VPN
3 3 (9.38%) DMZ
3 3 (9.38%) NAS
4 2 (6.25%) Fibre Channel
4 2 (6.25%) TCP/IP
4 2 (6.25%) Firewall
4 2 (6.25%) Wireless
4 2 (6.25%) VLAN
4 2 (6.25%) Network Security
4 2 (6.25%) DNS
5 1 (3.13%) HTTPS
5 1 (3.13%) SSL
5 1 (3.13%) DHCP
5 1 (3.13%) HTTP
5 1 (3.13%) VoIP
5 1 (3.13%) Internet
5 1 (3.13%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.25%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (3.13%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (18.75%) Team Leader
1 6 (18.75%) Technical Specialist
2 5 (15.63%) Analyst
3 4 (12.50%) Programme Manager
3 4 (12.50%) Services Delivery Manager
3 4 (12.50%) Service Manager
3 4 (12.50%) Delivery Manager
4 3 (9.38%) Infrastructure Specialist
4 3 (9.38%) Storage Specialist
4 3 (9.38%) Service Desk Team Leader
4 3 (9.38%) VMware Specialist
4 3 (9.38%) Senior IT Project Manager
4 3 (9.38%) Senior Project Manager
4 3 (9.38%) IT Project Manager
4 3 (9.38%) Project Manager
4 3 (9.38%) Senior Manager
5 2 (6.25%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (6.25%) Network Analyst
5 2 (6.25%) Senior Network Analyst
6 1 (3.13%) Problem Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 5 (15.63%) Replication
2 4 (12.50%) Firmware
2 4 (12.50%) Management Information System
3 3 (9.38%) Client/Server
3 3 (9.38%) Symmetrix DMX
3 3 (9.38%) CLARiiON
3 3 (9.38%) EMC Centera
3 3 (9.38%) e-Health
3 3 (9.38%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.13%) iSeries
4 1 (3.13%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 8 (25.00%) Windows
2 2 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (3.13%) Windows 7
3 1 (3.13%) Windows Vista
3 1 (3.13%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (46.88%) ITIL
2 7 (21.88%) Change Management
2 7 (21.88%) Programme Management
2 7 (21.88%) Incident Management
3 6 (18.75%) Stakeholder Management
3 6 (18.75%) PRINCE2
4 5 (15.63%) Project Management
4 5 (15.63%) Service Delivery
5 4 (12.50%) Service Management
6 3 (9.38%) CRM
6 3 (9.38%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (9.38%) ITSM
6 3 (9.38%) Risk Management
6 3 (9.38%) Asset Management
6 3 (9.38%) Time Management
6 3 (9.38%) Performance Management
6 3 (9.38%) Capacity Planning
6 3 (9.38%) Capacity Management
6 3 (9.38%) Performance Tuning
6 3 (9.38%) Email Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (9.38%) PowerShell
2 1 (3.13%) PL/SQL
2 1 (3.13%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (21.88%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (18.75%) Degree
3 4 (12.50%) CCNA
3 4 (12.50%) CCNP
3 4 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (12.50%) ITIL Certification
3 4 (12.50%) MCP
4 3 (9.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (3.13%) MCSE
5 1 (3.13%) MCSA
5 1 (3.13%) CCSP
5 1 (3.13%) CCIP
System Software
1 5 (15.63%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (9.38%) VMFS
2 3 (9.38%) VMware ESXi
2 3 (9.38%) vCloud
2 3 (9.38%) Active Directory
2 3 (9.38%) VMware ESX
2 3 (9.38%) VMware Server
3 2 (6.25%) ISA Server
4 1 (3.13%) Terminal Services
4 1 (3.13%) Forefront TMG
4 1 (3.13%) UAG
Vendors
1 10 (31.25%) Cisco
2 6 (18.75%) Microsoft
2 6 (18.75%) EMC
2 6 (18.75%) NetApp
3 5 (15.63%) VMware
4 3 (9.38%) CA
4 3 (9.38%) HP
5 2 (6.25%) Riverbed
5 2 (6.25%) SolarWinds
6 1 (3.13%) IBM
6 1 (3.13%) Oracle
6 1 (3.13%) Progress
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