The table below looks at the statistics for SLA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SLA over the 3 months to 20 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 18 66 64
Rank change year-on-year
+48 -2
Permanent jobs citing SLA 97 29 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 9.55% 2.93% 2.92%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 71.32% 33.33% 22.63%
Number of salaries quoted 83 26 30
Average salary £47,500 £22,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+115.90% -40.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £20,500 £29,900
10% offered a salary of more than £55,400 £41,250 £71,600
UK excluding London average salary £33,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -
SLA
East of England

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 Bedfordshire region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Bedfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
136 87 137
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 13.39% 8.80% 12.92%
Number of salaries quoted 111 79 132
Average salary £47,500 £38,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £22,000 £28,400
10% offered a salary of more than £66,250 £65,000 £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 Bedfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SLA across the Bedfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

SLA Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

SLA
Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SLA across the Bedfordshire region.

SLA Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

SLA
Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SLA across the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 20 November 2014.

SLA Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

SLA
Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SLA within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 20 November 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Luton +29 37 £47,500 +26.66%
Dunstable - 15 £47,500 -
Bedford 0 10 £42,500 +34.92%
SLA
East of England

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 20 November 2014, IT jobs across the Bedfordshire 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 92 (56.79%) ITIL
2 51 (31.48%) SQL
3 48 (29.63%) Finance
4 46 (28.40%) Microsoft
5 44 (27.16%) Service Delivery
6 41 (25.31%) IIS
7 40 (24.69%) Java
8 39 (24.07%) Oracle
9 34 (20.99%) MS Excel
10 32 (19.75%) Windows
11 31 (19.14%) UNIX
12 30 (18.52%) SQL Server
12 30 (18.52%) PL/SQL
12 30 (18.52%) Cisco
12 30 (18.52%) Service Management
13 29 (17.90%) Disaster Recovery
14 28 (17.28%) MS Office
15 26 (16.05%) Linux
15 26 (16.05%) HP
16 25 (15.43%) Change Management
16 25 (15.43%) Active Directory
16 25 (15.43%) TCP/IP
17 24 (14.81%) VPN
18 23 (14.20%) CCNP
18 23 (14.20%) Tomcat
18 23 (14.20%) PRINCE2
18 23 (14.20%) SSL
18 23 (14.20%) Cisco Certification
18 23 (14.20%) Firewall
18 23 (14.20%) Banking

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 20 November 2014, IT jobs across the Bedfordshire 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 41 (25.31%) IIS
2 23 (14.20%) Tomcat
3 21 (12.96%) WebLogic
3 21 (12.96%) Apache
4 7 (4.32%) JBoss
5 3 (1.85%) NetWeaver
6 2 (1.23%) SAP Portal
6 2 (1.23%) SharePoint
6 2 (1.23%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.62%) SAS
7 1 (0.62%) Lync
7 1 (0.62%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.62%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (0.62%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (0.62%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 34 (20.99%) MS Excel
2 28 (17.28%) MS Office
3 22 (13.58%) MS Visio
4 3 (1.85%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.62%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 6 (3.70%) SAP FI
1 6 (3.70%) SAP FI/CO
1 6 (3.70%) SAP CO
2 1 (0.62%) SAP ERP
2 1 (0.62%) SAP MM
2 1 (0.62%) SAP WM
Cloud Services
1 18 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 15 (9.26%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.23%) SaaS
3 2 (1.23%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 25 (15.43%) TCP/IP
2 24 (14.81%) VPN
3 23 (14.20%) SSL
3 23 (14.20%) Firewall
4 22 (13.58%) Wireless
4 22 (13.58%) RIP
4 22 (13.58%) HSRP
4 22 (13.58%) DWDM
4 22 (13.58%) MPLS
4 22 (13.58%) OSPF
4 22 (13.58%) BGP
4 22 (13.58%) EIGRP
4 22 (13.58%) DNS
5 21 (12.96%) DHCP
6 19 (11.73%) FTP
7 13 (8.02%) SAN
8 8 (4.94%) LAN
9 6 (3.70%) WAN
9 6 (3.70%) NAS
10 3 (1.85%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (18.52%) SQL Server
2 16 (9.88%) MySQL
3 14 (8.64%) Oracle Database
4 7 (4.32%) Oracle Database 10g
5 5 (3.09%) Relational Database
6 4 (2.47%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (1.85%) SAP BI
8 2 (1.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (1.23%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (1.23%) BusinessObjects XI
8 2 (1.23%) SAP BW
8 2 (1.23%) Oracle Reports
8 2 (1.23%) Oracle BI Publisher
Development Applications
1 2 (1.23%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 48 (29.63%) Finance
2 23 (14.20%) Banking
3 10 (6.17%) Back Office
4 8 (4.94%) Retail
5 5 (3.09%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.23%) Marketing
6 2 (1.23%) Legal
6 2 (1.23%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.62%) Billing
7 1 (0.62%) Electronics
7 1 (0.62%) Law
Job Titles
1 48 (29.63%) Analyst
2 37 (22.84%) Support Analyst
3 36 (22.22%) Applications Support
4 26 (16.05%) Applications Support Analyst
5 18 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 17 (10.49%) Web Engineer
7 16 (9.88%) Network Specialist
8 14 (8.64%) Support Engineer
8 14 (8.64%) Web Infrastructure Engineer
9 10 (6.17%) Service Analyst
9 10 (6.17%) Service Desk Analyst
10 8 (4.94%) Support Specialist
10 8 (4.94%) Applications Specialist
10 8 (4.94%) Technical Specialist
10 8 (4.94%) Applications Support Specialist
11 7 (4.32%) Senior Analyst
11 7 (4.32%) Storage Specialist
11 7 (4.32%) Service Manager
12 6 (3.70%) Java Developer
12 6 (3.70%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (12.96%) J2EE
2 17 (10.49%) XML
3 15 (9.26%) Web Services
4 10 (6.17%) COM
4 10 (6.17%) XSLT
5 9 (5.56%) XSL
5 9 (5.56%) HTML
6 7 (4.32%) JSP
6 7 (4.32%) Struts
6 7 (4.32%) Java EE
6 7 (4.32%) Hibernate
6 7 (4.32%) Spring
6 7 (4.32%) JSF
7 3 (1.85%) .NET
8 2 (1.23%) .NET Framework
8 2 (1.23%) REST
8 2 (1.23%) JMS
9 1 (0.62%) Middleware
9 1 (0.62%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 11 (6.79%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (4.32%) Replication
2 7 (4.32%) CLARiiON
2 7 (4.32%) Symmetrix DMX
3 6 (3.70%) Computer Science
3 6 (3.70%) EMC Centera
4 4 (2.47%) iSeries
5 3 (1.85%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.23%) Client/Server
6 2 (1.23%) Clustering
6 2 (1.23%) e-Health
6 2 (1.23%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (0.62%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.62%) Fat Client
7 1 (0.62%) Celerra
7 1 (0.62%) Symmetrix
7 1 (0.62%) Statistics
7 1 (0.62%) Thin Client
7 1 (0.62%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.62%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 32 (19.75%) Windows
2 31 (19.14%) UNIX
3 26 (16.05%) Linux
4 22 (13.58%) Solaris
5 6 (3.70%) Windows 7
6 3 (1.85%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (1.23%) Windows 8
7 2 (1.23%) Windows XP
7 2 (1.23%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (1.23%) Windows Vista
8 1 (0.62%) AIX
8 1 (0.62%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 92 (56.79%) ITIL
2 44 (27.16%) Service Delivery
3 30 (18.52%) Service Management
4 29 (17.90%) Disaster Recovery
5 25 (15.43%) Change Management
6 23 (14.20%) PRINCE2
7 22 (13.58%) Network Management
8 21 (12.96%) Process Improvement
8 21 (12.96%) PRINCE
9 18 (11.11%) E-Commerce
10 14 (8.64%) Incident Management
10 14 (8.64%) Database Security
11 13 (8.02%) DevOps
11 13 (8.02%) Agile Software Development
11 13 (8.02%) Network Load Balancing
12 11 (6.79%) Project Management
13 8 (4.94%) Mentoring
14 7 (4.32%) Performance Management
14 7 (4.32%) Business Intelligence
15 6 (3.70%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 51 (31.48%) SQL
2 40 (24.69%) Java
3 30 (18.52%) PL/SQL
4 17 (10.49%) Shell Script
5 16 (9.88%) PowerShell
6 8 (4.94%) JavaScript
7 7 (4.32%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.62%) Perl
8 1 (0.62%) AWK
Qualifications
1 23 (14.20%) CCNP
1 23 (14.20%) Cisco Certification
2 15 (9.26%) Degree
3 10 (6.17%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (1.85%) CISSP
4 3 (1.85%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 3 (1.85%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (1.23%) MCP
5 2 (1.23%) CISM
5 2 (1.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (0.62%) MCITP
6 1 (0.62%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.62%) MCSE
6 1 (0.62%) MCSA
6 1 (0.62%) CCSP
6 1 (0.62%) CCIP
6 1 (0.62%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.23%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.62%) QA
System Software
1 25 (15.43%) Active Directory
2 8 (4.94%) Firmware
2 8 (4.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (4.32%) Oracle RAC
4 3 (1.85%) VMware ESX
5 2 (1.23%) VMFS
5 2 (1.23%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (1.23%) vCloud
5 2 (1.23%) VMware Server
5 2 (1.23%) Forefront TMG
5 2 (1.23%) Terminal Services
6 1 (0.62%) ISA Server
6 1 (0.62%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 1 (0.62%) SRDF
6 1 (0.62%) vSphere
6 1 (0.62%) UAG
Systems Management
1 22 (13.58%) HP NNM
2 17 (10.49%) SCOM
3 2 (1.23%) SCCM
4 1 (0.62%) NetBackup
4 1 (0.62%) WSUS
Vendors
1 46 (28.40%) Microsoft
2 39 (24.07%) Oracle
3 30 (18.52%) Cisco
4 26 (16.05%) HP
5 22 (13.58%) Juniper
5 22 (13.58%) F5
6 10 (6.17%) VMware
7 9 (5.56%) NetApp
7 9 (5.56%) EMC
8 7 (4.32%) SAP
9 6 (3.70%) ServiceNow
10 2 (1.23%) Akamai
10 2 (1.23%) Lumesse
10 2 (1.23%) Mitel
10 2 (1.23%) Pegasus
10 2 (1.23%) Toshiba
10 2 (1.23%) Intel
10 2 (1.23%) Citrix
10 2 (1.23%) Avaya
10 2 (1.23%) Business Objects
Bedfordshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 24 days ago