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

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 43 25 56
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +31
Permanent jobs citing SLA 42 71 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 5.37% 7.14% 4.06%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 40.00% 54.62% 48.84%
Number of salaries quoted 40 66 41
Average salary £44,500 £46,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.30% +9.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,350 £28,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
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
105 130 86
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 13.43% 13.08% 8.31%
Number of salaries quoted 97 97 79
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,100 £34,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £77,500 £59,750
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+4.70% -

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 9 February 2016.

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 9 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +9 14 £44,500 +11.25% 2
Bedford +2 5 £36,500 +7.35% 3
Dunstable -13 4 £49,000 +5.94% 1
SLA
East of England

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 42 (59.15%) ITIL
2 24 (33.80%) Service Delivery
3 22 (30.99%) Windows
4 17 (23.94%) VPN
4 17 (23.94%) Finance
4 17 (23.94%) High Availability
5 16 (22.54%) Firewall
5 16 (22.54%) MPLS
5 16 (22.54%) TCP/IP
5 16 (22.54%) SSL
6 15 (21.13%) Cisco
6 15 (21.13%) CCNP
6 15 (21.13%) HP
6 15 (21.13%) Cisco Certification
6 15 (21.13%) Unix
6 15 (21.13%) MS Office
6 15 (21.13%) VRRP
6 15 (21.13%) Wireless
6 15 (21.13%) Banking
7 14 (19.72%) HP NNM
7 14 (19.72%) Network Management
7 14 (19.72%) Cisco ASA
7 14 (19.72%) F5
7 14 (19.72%) HSRP
7 14 (19.72%) OSPF
7 14 (19.72%) BGP
7 14 (19.72%) DWDM
7 14 (19.72%) EIGRP
7 14 (19.72%) IIS
7 14 (19.72%) Linux

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 14 (19.72%) IIS
2 12 (16.90%) Apache
2 12 (16.90%) Tomcat
3 11 (15.49%) JBoss
4 6 (8.45%) MS Exchange
5 5 (7.04%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (4.23%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (2.82%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (2.82%) SharePoint
8 1 (1.41%) Confluence
8 1 (1.41%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (1.41%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 15 (21.13%) MS Office
2 14 (19.72%) MS Visio
3 3 (4.23%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.41%) SAP CO
1 1 (1.41%) SAP FI
1 1 (1.41%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.82%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.41%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 17 (23.94%) VPN
2 16 (22.54%) Firewall
2 16 (22.54%) MPLS
2 16 (22.54%) SSL
2 16 (22.54%) TCP/IP
3 15 (21.13%) VRRP
3 15 (21.13%) Wireless
4 14 (19.72%) BGP
4 14 (19.72%) Cisco ASA
4 14 (19.72%) DWDM
4 14 (19.72%) EIGRP
4 14 (19.72%) HSRP
4 14 (19.72%) OSPF
4 14 (19.72%) RIP
4 14 (19.72%) VoIP
5 3 (4.23%) DNS
5 3 (4.23%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (2.82%) DHCP
6 2 (2.82%) LAN
6 2 (2.82%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (15.49%) MySQL
2 5 (7.04%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.41%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.41%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (1.41%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (1.41%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (1.41%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 9 (12.68%) PowerBuilder
2 1 (1.41%) JIRA
2 1 (1.41%) TeamCity
General
1 17 (23.94%) Finance
2 15 (21.13%) Banking
3 3 (4.23%) Retail
4 2 (2.82%) Back Office
5 1 (1.41%) Automotive
5 1 (1.41%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.41%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 24 (33.80%) Analyst
1 24 (33.80%) Support Analyst
2 13 (18.31%) Applications Support
2 13 (18.31%) Applications Support Analyst
3 12 (16.90%) Network Specialist
4 9 (12.68%) Senior Analyst
4 9 (12.68%) Senior IT Support
4 9 (12.68%) Senior Support Analyst
4 9 (12.68%) Technical Analyst
4 9 (12.68%) Technical Support
4 9 (12.68%) Technical Support Analyst
5 8 (11.27%) Senior Applications Support
5 8 (11.27%) Senior Applications Support Analyst
5 8 (11.27%) Service Manager
5 8 (11.27%) Team Leader
6 7 (9.86%) 3rd Line Support
7 6 (8.45%) Network Support Specialist
7 6 (8.45%) Services Delivery Manager
7 6 (8.45%) Support Engineer
7 6 (8.45%) Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (12.68%) CSS
1 9 (12.68%) HTML
2 2 (2.82%) J2EE
3 1 (1.41%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 11 (15.49%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (12.68%) Client/Server
3 8 (11.27%) Data Centre
4 4 (5.63%) iSeries
5 3 (4.23%) Blackberry
6 2 (2.82%) Driving Licence
6 2 (2.82%) EPoS
6 2 (2.82%) Replication
6 2 (2.82%) Smartphone
7 1 (1.41%) AS400
7 1 (1.41%) CMDB
7 1 (1.41%) Enterprise Cloud
7 1 (1.41%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 22 (30.99%) Windows
2 15 (21.13%) Unix
3 14 (19.72%) Linux
4 7 (9.86%) Windows Server
4 7 (9.86%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (8.45%) OS/400
6 4 (5.63%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (2.82%) Solaris
7 2 (2.82%) Windows 8
7 2 (2.82%) Windows Phone
8 1 (1.41%) AIX
8 1 (1.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (1.41%) Windows 7
8 1 (1.41%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (1.41%) Windows Vista
8 1 (1.41%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (59.15%) ITIL
2 24 (33.80%) Service Delivery
3 17 (23.94%) High Availability
4 14 (19.72%) Network Management
5 13 (18.31%) Change Management
6 8 (11.27%) Disaster Recovery
6 8 (11.27%) Network Design
6 8 (11.27%) PRINCE2
6 8 (11.27%) Service Management
7 7 (9.86%) Data Protection
7 7 (9.86%) Incident Management
7 7 (9.86%) Performance Management
8 6 (8.45%) ITIL V3
8 6 (8.45%) Line Management
9 5 (7.04%) E-Commerce
9 5 (7.04%) ITSM
9 5 (7.04%) PRINCE
9 5 (7.04%) Supplier Management
10 4 (5.63%) Mentoring
10 4 (5.63%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (18.31%) SQL
2 11 (15.49%) Shell Script
3 10 (14.08%) PL/SQL
4 9 (12.68%) VB
5 2 (2.82%) Java
5 2 (2.82%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.41%) C
6 1 (1.41%) Perl
Qualifications
1 15 (21.13%) CCNP
1 15 (21.13%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (11.27%) ITIL Certification
3 4 (5.63%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.41%) CCIP
4 1 (1.41%) CCNA
4 1 (1.41%) CCSP
4 1 (1.41%) Degree
4 1 (1.41%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (1.41%) MCP
4 1 (1.41%) MCSA
4 1 (1.41%) MCSE
4 1 (1.41%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.41%) Data Quality
System Software
1 6 (8.45%) Active Directory
2 4 (5.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.82%) Terminal Services
3 2 (2.82%) VMware ESX
3 2 (2.82%) vSphere
3 2 (2.82%) XenApp
3 2 (2.82%) XenDesktop
4 1 (1.41%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.41%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 14 (19.72%) HP NNM
2 1 (1.41%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.41%) SCCM
Vendors
1 15 (21.13%) Cisco
1 15 (21.13%) HP
2 14 (19.72%) F5
2 14 (19.72%) Juniper
3 13 (18.31%) Oracle
4 7 (9.86%) VMware
5 6 (8.45%) Microsoft
6 4 (5.63%) Citrix
7 3 (4.23%) Intel
7 3 (4.23%) LANDesk
7 3 (4.23%) SAP
8 2 (2.82%) Avaya
9 1 (1.41%) Axway
9 1 (1.41%) Dell
9 1 (1.41%) Draytek
9 1 (1.41%) IBM
9 1 (1.41%) NETGEAR
9 1 (1.41%) Red Hat
9 1 (1.41%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (1.41%) Symantec
Dunstable, Bedfordshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £45000 - £53000 per annum + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £32000 per annum + + £11.5K Shift + £6K Bonus + Full Bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + £11K SA, Bonus, Bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
IT Retail People Ltd
Salary: Unspecified Excellent Package, Health Care, Bonus, Pension
Posted: 6 days ago
Luton
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
Bedford
Capita plc
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago
Bedfordshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + pension, life insurance, healthcare
Posted: 27 days ago