The table below looks at the statistics for SLA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bedford region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SLA over the 3 months to 24 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 38 39 46
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +7
Permanent jobs citing SLA 8 13 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 4.08% 4.59% 4.62%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 72.73% 59.09% 44.44%
Number of salaries quoted 7 11 10
Median salary £37,500 £42,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-10.71% -16.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £20,500 £30,150
10% offered a salary of more than £45,500 £42,500 £63,000
UK excluding London median salary £34,000 £34,000 £34,000
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
11 22 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 5.61% 7.77% 10.38%
Number of salaries quoted 10 17 25
Median salary £37,500 £42,000 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-10.71% +13.51%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £20,500 £25,900
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £57,800 £68,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +4.93%

SLA
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

The demand trend of job ads across the Bedford region citing SLA as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 July 2016.

SLA Salary Histogram in Bedford

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 24 July 2016, IT jobs citing SLA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Bedford region with a requirement for SLA.

1 9 (52.94%) SQL Server
2 7 (41.18%) ITIL
2 7 (41.18%) Windows
3 6 (35.29%) SQL
3 6 (35.29%) Windows Server
4 5 (29.41%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (29.41%) SharePoint
5 4 (23.53%) MS Office
5 4 (23.53%) MS Exchange
5 4 (23.53%) Microsoft
5 4 (23.53%) DNS
5 4 (23.53%) Line Management
5 4 (23.53%) Microsoft Azure
6 3 (17.65%) PowerShell
6 3 (17.65%) VPN
6 3 (17.65%) SharePoint Server
6 3 (17.65%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (17.65%) High Availability
6 3 (17.65%) SSL
6 3 (17.65%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (17.65%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (17.65%) MS Excel
6 3 (17.65%) IIS
6 3 (17.65%) Linux
6 3 (17.65%) Terminal Services
6 3 (17.65%) Firewall
6 3 (17.65%) Management Information System
6 3 (17.65%) Replication
6 3 (17.65%) VMware
6 3 (17.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (29.41%) SharePoint
2 4 (23.53%) MS Exchange
3 3 (17.65%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (17.65%) IIS
3 3 (17.65%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (5.88%) LiveLink
4 1 (5.88%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 4 (23.53%) MS Office
2 3 (17.65%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (23.53%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (11.76%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (23.53%) DNS
2 3 (17.65%) Firewall
2 3 (17.65%) SSL
2 3 (17.65%) VPN
3 2 (11.76%) VLAN
3 2 (11.76%) VRRP
4 1 (5.88%) DHCP
4 1 (5.88%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (52.94%) SQL Server
2 3 (17.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (5.88%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (5.88%) MySQL
3 1 (5.88%) NoSQL
General
1 1 (5.88%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (17.65%) Analyst
1 3 (17.65%) Applications Support
1 3 (17.65%) Support Officer
2 2 (11.76%) Customer Service Advisor
2 2 (11.76%) Team Leader
3 1 (5.88%) Active Directory Analyst
3 1 (5.88%) Active Directory Support
3 1 (5.88%) Active Directory Support Analyst
3 1 (5.88%) Head of Delivery
3 1 (5.88%) Head of Projects
3 1 (5.88%) Help Desk Adviser
3 1 (5.88%) Help Desk Technician
3 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Support
3 1 (5.88%) IT Analyst
3 1 (5.88%) IT Support
3 1 (5.88%) Server Analyst
3 1 (5.88%) Service Desk Team Leader
3 1 (5.88%) Service Management Advisor
3 1 (5.88%) Windows Server Analyst
3 1 (5.88%) Windows Server Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) .NET
1 1 (5.88%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) Management Information System
1 3 (17.65%) Replication
2 2 (11.76%) AS400
2 2 (11.76%) Driving Licence
2 2 (11.76%) iSeries
3 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.88%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 7 (41.18%) Windows
2 6 (35.29%) Windows Server
3 5 (29.41%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (17.65%) Linux
5 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (5.88%) MVS
6 1 (5.88%) OS/400
6 1 (5.88%) Unix
6 1 (5.88%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (41.18%) ITIL
2 4 (23.53%) Line Management
3 3 (17.65%) High Availability
4 2 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (11.76%) Coaching
4 2 (11.76%) Data Protection
4 2 (11.76%) ITIL V3
4 2 (11.76%) Mentoring
4 2 (11.76%) Service Management
4 2 (11.76%) Time Management
5 1 (5.88%) Change Management
5 1 (5.88%) Data Modelling
5 1 (5.88%) Logical Data Model
5 1 (5.88%) Migration
5 1 (5.88%) MVC
5 1 (5.88%) People Management
5 1 (5.88%) PRINCE2
5 1 (5.88%) Project Management
5 1 (5.88%) Regression Testing
5 1 (5.88%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 6 (35.29%) SQL
2 3 (17.65%) PowerShell
3 1 (5.88%) C#
3 1 (5.88%) PL/SQL
3 1 (5.88%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (17.65%) ITIL Certification
1 3 (17.65%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (11.76%) CCIP
2 2 (11.76%) CCNA
2 2 (11.76%) CCNP
2 2 (11.76%) CCSP
2 2 (11.76%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (11.76%) MCP
2 2 (11.76%) MCSA
2 2 (11.76%) MCSE
3 1 (5.88%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
System Software
1 3 (17.65%) Terminal Services
2 2 (11.76%) Active Directory
2 2 (11.76%) ISA Server
2 2 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (5.88%) Job Entry Subsystem
Vendors
1 4 (23.53%) Microsoft
2 3 (17.65%) VMware
3 2 (11.76%) Cisco
4 1 (5.88%) OpenText