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 1 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 45 45 67
Rank change year-on-year
0 +22
Permanent jobs citing SLA 51 50 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 5.47% 4.34% 3.81%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 44.35% 31.45% 38.40%
Number of salaries quoted 39 45 43
Average salary £47,500 £46,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.15% +16.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,200 £32,500 £21,300
10% offered a salary of more than £56,000 £55,000 £61,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
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
115 159 125
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 12.33% 13.80% 9.91%
Number of salaries quoted 97 121 106
Average salary £52,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.55% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.35% +6.25%

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 1 May 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 1 May 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 20 £47,750 +19.37% 2
Bedford +15 8 £32,500 +58.53% 3
Dunstable -15 6 £52,500 +10.52%
SLA
East of England

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 68 (70.83%) ITIL
2 33 (34.38%) Oracle
2 33 (34.38%) Service Delivery
3 32 (33.33%) Windows
4 30 (31.25%) High Availability
5 29 (30.21%) Change Management
6 26 (27.08%) Unix
7 25 (26.04%) Linux
7 25 (26.04%) IIS
8 22 (22.92%) VPN
9 21 (21.88%) MS Office
9 21 (21.88%) MySQL
9 21 (21.88%) Apache
9 21 (21.88%) Tomcat
9 21 (21.88%) Shell Script
10 20 (20.83%) Firewall
10 20 (20.83%) JBoss
10 20 (20.83%) SQL
10 20 (20.83%) SSL
11 19 (19.79%) Cisco
11 19 (19.79%) TCP/IP
11 19 (19.79%) CCNP
11 19 (19.79%) Cisco Certification
11 19 (19.79%) VRRP
11 19 (19.79%) MPLS
12 18 (18.75%) Wireless
12 18 (18.75%) HP
13 17 (17.71%) Juniper
13 17 (17.71%) RIP
13 17 (17.71%) MS Visio

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 25 (26.04%) IIS
2 21 (21.88%) Apache
2 21 (21.88%) Tomcat
3 20 (20.83%) JBoss
4 9 (9.38%) WebLogic
5 5 (5.21%) MS Exchange
6 4 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2010
6 4 (4.17%) SharePoint
7 3 (3.13%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (1.04%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (1.04%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (1.04%) WebSphere
Applications
1 21 (21.88%) MS Office
2 17 (17.71%) MS Visio
3 4 (4.17%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.08%) SAP SD
2 1 (1.04%) SAP CO
2 1 (1.04%) SAP FI
2 1 (1.04%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.17%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.04%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 22 (22.92%) VPN
2 20 (20.83%) Firewall
2 20 (20.83%) SSL
3 19 (19.79%) MPLS
3 19 (19.79%) TCP/IP
3 19 (19.79%) VRRP
4 18 (18.75%) Wireless
5 17 (17.71%) BGP
5 17 (17.71%) Cisco ASA
5 17 (17.71%) DWDM
5 17 (17.71%) EIGRP
5 17 (17.71%) HSRP
5 17 (17.71%) OSPF
5 17 (17.71%) RIP
5 17 (17.71%) VoIP
6 5 (5.21%) DNS
7 3 (3.13%) PBX
7 3 (3.13%) VLAN
7 3 (3.13%) Wi-Fi
8 2 (2.08%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (21.88%) MySQL
2 11 (11.46%) Oracle Database
2 11 (11.46%) Oracle Database 10g
3 9 (9.38%) Oracle BI Publisher
3 9 (9.38%) Oracle Reports
4 7 (7.29%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.04%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.04%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.04%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (1.04%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 17 (17.71%) Finance
2 16 (16.67%) Banking
3 3 (3.13%) Retail
3 3 (3.13%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.08%) Back Office
4 2 (2.08%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.04%) Aerospace
5 1 (1.04%) Automotive
5 1 (1.04%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 26 (27.08%) Applications Support
2 24 (25.00%) Analyst
2 24 (25.00%) Applications Support Analyst
2 24 (25.00%) Support Analyst
3 13 (13.54%) Network Specialist
4 11 (11.46%) Senior Analyst
4 11 (11.46%) Senior Applications Support
4 11 (11.46%) Senior Applications Support Analyst
4 11 (11.46%) Senior Support Analyst
4 11 (11.46%) Support Engineer
4 11 (11.46%) Team Leader
5 10 (10.42%) 3rd Line Support
6 9 (9.38%) Applications Specialist
6 9 (9.38%) Service Manager
6 9 (9.38%) Web Applications Analyst
6 9 (9.38%) Web Applications Engineer
6 9 (9.38%) Web Applications Support
6 9 (9.38%) Web Engineer
6 9 (9.38%) Web Support Analyst
6 9 (9.38%) Web Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (11.46%) Hibernate
1 11 (11.46%) Java EE
1 11 (11.46%) JSF
1 11 (11.46%) JSP
1 11 (11.46%) Spring
1 11 (11.46%) Struts
1 11 (11.46%) XML
1 11 (11.46%) XSL
1 11 (11.46%) XSLT
2 2 (2.08%) .NET
2 2 (2.08%) .NET Framework
2 2 (2.08%) EDI
3 1 (1.04%) Middleware
3 1 (1.04%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (9.38%) Data Centre
2 6 (6.25%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 5 (5.21%) iSeries
4 3 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (3.13%) Replication
5 2 (2.08%) AS400
5 2 (2.08%) Blackberry
5 2 (2.08%) EPoS
5 2 (2.08%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.08%) Smartphone
6 1 (1.04%) CMDB
6 1 (1.04%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.04%) Driving Licence
6 1 (1.04%) Enterprise Cloud
6 1 (1.04%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 32 (33.33%) Windows
2 26 (27.08%) Unix
3 25 (26.04%) Linux
4 8 (8.33%) Windows Server
5 7 (7.29%) OS/400
5 7 (7.29%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (3.13%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (2.08%) Windows Phone
8 1 (1.04%) MVS
8 1 (1.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (1.04%) Windows 8
8 1 (1.04%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (1.04%) Windows Vista
8 1 (1.04%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (70.83%) ITIL
2 33 (34.38%) Service Delivery
3 30 (31.25%) High Availability
4 29 (30.21%) Change Management
5 17 (17.71%) Network Management
6 13 (13.54%) Incident Management
7 12 (12.50%) Mentoring
7 12 (12.50%) Service Management
8 11 (11.46%) Disaster Recovery
8 11 (11.46%) Network Design
8 11 (11.46%) Technical Analysis
9 10 (10.42%) Business Intelligence
9 10 (10.42%) Line Management
10 9 (9.38%) Data Protection
10 9 (9.38%) PRINCE2
10 9 (9.38%) User Acceptance Testing
11 8 (8.33%) Project Management
12 7 (7.29%) E-Commerce
13 6 (6.25%) Performance Management
13 6 (6.25%) PRINCE
Programming Languages
1 21 (21.88%) Shell Script
2 20 (20.83%) SQL
3 12 (12.50%) Java
3 12 (12.50%) PL/SQL
4 3 (3.13%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.04%) C#
5 1 (1.04%) Erlang
5 1 (1.04%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.04%) VB
Qualifications
1 19 (19.79%) CCNP
1 19 (19.79%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (10.42%) ITIL Certification
3 5 (5.21%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 5 (5.21%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (3.13%) Degree
5 2 (2.08%) CCIP
5 2 (2.08%) CCNA
5 2 (2.08%) CCSP
5 2 (2.08%) MCP
5 2 (2.08%) MCSA
5 2 (2.08%) MCSE
6 1 (1.04%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (1.04%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.04%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.04%) Data Quality
System Software
1 11 (11.46%) Oracle RAC
2 5 (5.21%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (3.13%) Active Directory
3 3 (3.13%) Terminal Services
4 2 (2.08%) ISA Server
5 1 (1.04%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.04%) Job Entry Subsystem
Systems Management
1 17 (17.71%) HP NNM
Vendors
1 33 (34.38%) Oracle
2 19 (19.79%) Cisco
3 18 (18.75%) HP
4 17 (17.71%) F5
4 17 (17.71%) Juniper
5 9 (9.38%) BEA
6 7 (7.29%) Microsoft
7 6 (6.25%) SAP
7 6 (6.25%) VMware
8 3 (3.13%) Citrix
8 3 (3.13%) Intel
8 3 (3.13%) LANDesk
8 3 (3.13%) Mitel
8 3 (3.13%) Siemens
9 2 (2.08%) IBM
9 2 (2.08%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (2.08%) ServiceNow
10 1 (1.04%) Dell
10 1 (1.04%) Draytek
10 1 (1.04%) NETGEAR
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Complete Tech Limited
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + + Bonus (6K) + Full Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Easyjet
Posted: 6 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + + Car (7K) + Bonus (c.7K) + Bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Luton
Interquest - IQ Tech
Salary: £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 days ago