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 20 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 45 38 37
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -1
Permanent jobs citing SLA 12 8 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 3.68% 2.97% 2.66%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 48.00% 21.05% 41.67%
Number of salaries quoted 9 6 5
Average salary £37,500 £29,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+29.31% -27.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,200 £18,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £43,750 £48,600
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £35,829 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-9.29% +2.36%
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
25 38 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 7.67% 14.13% 6.38%
Number of salaries quoted 21 33 11
Average salary £32,500 £43,750 £46,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.71% -5.91%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £62,500 £56,750
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 20 October 2014.

SLA Salary Histogram in Bedford

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 19 (82.61%) ITIL
2 9 (39.13%) EMC
2 9 (39.13%) SAN
2 9 (39.13%) NetApp
2 9 (39.13%) Degree
3 8 (34.78%) Replication
3 8 (34.78%) Firmware
3 8 (34.78%) Service Delivery
3 8 (34.78%) Cisco
4 6 (26.09%) CLARiiON
4 6 (26.09%) EMC Centera
4 6 (26.09%) Disaster Recovery
4 6 (26.09%) VMware
4 6 (26.09%) Asset Management
4 6 (26.09%) Computer Science
4 6 (26.09%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (26.09%) NAS
4 6 (26.09%) Symmetrix DMX
4 6 (26.09%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (17.39%) Mentoring
5 4 (17.39%) Incident Management
5 4 (17.39%) ITIL Certification
5 4 (17.39%) Microsoft
6 3 (13.04%) HP
6 3 (13.04%) SQL Server
6 3 (13.04%) MS Office
6 3 (13.04%) Client/Server
6 3 (13.04%) Project Management
6 3 (13.04%) CA
6 3 (13.04%) DMZ

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 (8.70%) IIS
1 2 (8.70%) SharePoint
1 2 (8.70%) MS Exchange
1 2 (8.70%) SharePoint Server
1 2 (8.70%) Exchange Server 2007
1 2 (8.70%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 3 (13.04%) MS Office
2 2 (8.70%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (13.04%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (39.13%) SAN
2 6 (26.09%) NAS
3 3 (13.04%) DMZ
4 2 (8.70%) Internet
4 2 (8.70%) VRRP
4 2 (8.70%) Firewall
4 2 (8.70%) VLAN
4 2 (8.70%) Network Security
4 2 (8.70%) HTTP
4 2 (8.70%) TCP/IP
4 2 (8.70%) VPN
4 2 (8.70%) DNS
4 2 (8.70%) HTTPS
4 2 (8.70%) SSL
5 1 (4.35%) ATM
5 1 (4.35%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.04%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 1 (4.35%) Electronics
1 1 (4.35%) Finance
1 1 (4.35%) Law
1 1 (4.35%) Billing
1 1 (4.35%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 9 (39.13%) Technical Specialist
2 6 (26.09%) Infrastructure Specialist
2 6 (26.09%) Storage Specialist
3 4 (17.39%) Analyst
4 3 (13.04%) Service Analyst
4 3 (13.04%) Service Desk Analyst
4 3 (13.04%) VMware Specialist
5 2 (8.70%) Architect
5 2 (8.70%) Delivery Manager
5 2 (8.70%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Services Delivery Manager
5 2 (8.70%) Service Manager
5 2 (8.70%) Systems Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (4.35%) Field Service Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Applications Support
6 1 (4.35%) Administrator
6 1 (4.35%) Field Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Account Manager
Miscellaneous
1 8 (34.78%) Replication
2 6 (26.09%) CLARiiON
2 6 (26.09%) EMC Centera
2 6 (26.09%) Computer Science
2 6 (26.09%) Symmetrix DMX
2 6 (26.09%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (13.04%) iSeries
3 3 (13.04%) Client/Server
3 3 (13.04%) e-Health
4 1 (4.35%) Management Information System
4 1 (4.35%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.70%) UNIX
1 2 (8.70%) Windows
1 2 (8.70%) Windows XP
1 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (8.70%) Windows Vista
1 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (8.70%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (82.61%) ITIL
2 8 (34.78%) Service Delivery
3 6 (26.09%) Disaster Recovery
3 6 (26.09%) Asset Management
4 4 (17.39%) Incident Management
4 4 (17.39%) Mentoring
5 3 (13.04%) Capacity Management
5 3 (13.04%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (13.04%) Line Management
5 3 (13.04%) Time Management
5 3 (13.04%) Capacity Planning
5 3 (13.04%) Change Management
5 3 (13.04%) Project Management
5 3 (13.04%) Service Management
6 2 (8.70%) PRINCE2
6 2 (8.70%) ITSM
6 2 (8.70%) Problem Management
6 2 (8.70%) ITIL V3
6 2 (8.70%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (8.70%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 3 (13.04%) PowerShell
2 1 (4.35%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (39.13%) Degree
2 4 (17.39%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (13.04%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (8.70%) MCP
4 2 (8.70%) MCSE
4 2 (8.70%) MCSA
4 2 (8.70%) CCSP
4 2 (8.70%) CCNP
4 2 (8.70%) CCIP
4 2 (8.70%) CCNA
4 2 (8.70%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (4.35%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 8 (34.78%) Firmware
2 6 (26.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (13.04%) VMFS
3 3 (13.04%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (13.04%) vCloud
3 3 (13.04%) VMware ESX
3 3 (13.04%) VMware Server
4 2 (8.70%) Terminal Services
4 2 (8.70%) ISA Server
4 2 (8.70%) Forefront TMG
4 2 (8.70%) UAG
Vendors
1 9 (39.13%) EMC
1 9 (39.13%) NetApp
2 8 (34.78%) Cisco
3 6 (26.09%) VMware
4 4 (17.39%) Microsoft
5 3 (13.04%) HP
5 3 (13.04%) CA
6 2 (8.70%) Intel
7 1 (4.35%) IBM
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Krooter
Salary: From £23,000 to £28,000 per annum Dependent upon skills/experience
Posted: 10 days ago