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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 33 27 39
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +12
Permanent jobs citing SLA 72 72 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 6.17% 7.03% 6.13%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 39.56% 44.44% 50.00%
Number of salaries quoted 60 57 60
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +16.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,600 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,500 £50,000 £49,350
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £35,750 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +2.14%
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
182 162 126
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 15.60% 15.82% 12.26%
Number of salaries quoted 151 145 113
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,250 £64,500 £56,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
- -2.43%

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 2 September 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 2 September 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
(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 -14 23 £40,000 -5.88% 3
Bedford -4 17 £44,000 -12.00%
Dunstable -8 6 £50,000 +25.00%
SLA
East of England

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 58 (49.15%) ITIL
2 36 (30.51%) Microsoft
3 32 (27.12%) IIS
4 31 (26.27%) Windows
5 30 (25.42%) Service Delivery
6 29 (24.58%) Finance
7 27 (22.88%) MS Excel
8 25 (21.19%) SQL
8 25 (21.19%) Active Directory
9 24 (20.34%) DNS
9 24 (20.34%) Cisco
10 22 (18.64%) DHCP
10 22 (18.64%) Linux
10 22 (18.64%) Microsoft Azure
11 21 (17.80%) MS Office
11 21 (17.80%) PowerShell
12 20 (16.95%) SCOM
13 19 (16.10%) SQL Server
13 19 (16.10%) FTP
13 19 (16.10%) E-Commerce
13 19 (16.10%) VPN
14 18 (15.25%) TCP/IP
14 18 (15.25%) PRINCE2
14 18 (15.25%) Database Security
15 17 (14.41%) Oracle
15 17 (14.41%) Java
15 17 (14.41%) Firewall
15 17 (14.41%) HP
16 16 (13.56%) Cisco Certification
16 16 (13.56%) Change Management

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 32 (27.12%) IIS
2 12 (10.17%) Apache
3 8 (6.78%) Tomcat
4 6 (5.08%) MS Exchange
4 6 (5.08%) WebLogic
5 5 (4.24%) ColdFusion
6 3 (2.54%) SharePoint
6 3 (2.54%) SharePoint Server
6 3 (2.54%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (0.85%) NetWeaver
8 1 (0.85%) SAS
Applications
1 27 (22.88%) MS Excel
2 21 (17.80%) MS Office
3 12 (10.17%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.85%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.85%) SAP FI
1 1 (0.85%) SAP FI/CO
1 1 (0.85%) SAP CO
1 1 (0.85%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 22 (18.64%) Microsoft Azure
2 15 (12.71%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (5.08%) SaaS
4 3 (2.54%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 24 (20.34%) DNS
2 22 (18.64%) DHCP
3 19 (16.10%) FTP
3 19 (16.10%) VPN
4 18 (15.25%) TCP/IP
5 17 (14.41%) Firewall
6 15 (12.71%) SSL
7 14 (11.86%) SAN
7 14 (11.86%) MPLS
8 13 (11.02%) OSPF
8 13 (11.02%) BGP
8 13 (11.02%) EIGRP
8 13 (11.02%) Wireless
8 13 (11.02%) HSRP
8 13 (11.02%) DWDM
8 13 (11.02%) RIP
9 7 (5.93%) LAN
10 6 (5.08%) WAN
10 6 (5.08%) NAS
11 3 (2.54%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (16.10%) SQL Server
2 10 (8.47%) MySQL
3 5 (4.24%) Relational Database
4 4 (3.39%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (3.39%) Oracle Database
5 3 (2.54%) BusinessObjects XI
5 3 (2.54%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
6 2 (1.69%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (1.69%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 29 (24.58%) Finance
2 12 (10.17%) Back Office
3 11 (9.32%) Banking
4 4 (3.39%) Legal
5 3 (2.54%) Retail
6 1 (0.85%) Electronics
6 1 (0.85%) Law
Job Titles
1 23 (19.49%) Analyst
2 19 (16.10%) Support Engineer
3 18 (15.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 18 (15.25%) Web Engineer
4 14 (11.86%) Support Analyst
4 14 (11.86%) Web Infrastructure Engineer
5 10 (8.47%) Network Specialist
5 10 (8.47%) Service Manager
6 9 (7.63%) Technical Specialist
7 8 (6.78%) Software Support Engineer
7 8 (6.78%) Applications Support Analyst
7 8 (6.78%) Applications Support
7 8 (6.78%) Software Engineer
8 7 (5.93%) Services Delivery Manager
8 7 (5.93%) Storage Specialist
8 7 (5.93%) Delivery Manager
9 6 (5.08%) Infrastructure Specialist
9 6 (5.08%) Team Leader
9 6 (5.08%) Developer
10 5 (4.24%) Server Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (12.71%) Web Services
2 13 (11.02%) XML
2 13 (11.02%) HTML
3 12 (10.17%) COM
4 8 (6.78%) J2EE
5 4 (3.39%) CSS
5 4 (3.39%) LAMP
6 1 (0.85%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 9 (7.63%) Firmware
1 9 (7.63%) Replication
2 7 (5.93%) CLARiiON
2 7 (5.93%) Symmetrix DMX
3 6 (5.08%) Computer Science
3 6 (5.08%) EMC Centera
4 4 (3.39%) iSeries
5 3 (2.54%) Client/Server
5 3 (2.54%) e-Health
6 2 (1.69%) Clustering
6 2 (1.69%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.85%) AS400
7 1 (0.85%) Thin Client
7 1 (0.85%) Symmetrix
7 1 (0.85%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (0.85%) Fat Client
7 1 (0.85%) Celerra
Operating Systems
1 31 (26.27%) Windows
2 22 (18.64%) Linux
3 15 (12.71%) UNIX
4 9 (7.63%) Solaris
5 8 (6.78%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (5.08%) Windows 7
6 6 (5.08%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (2.54%) Windows Vista
7 3 (2.54%) Windows XP
8 1 (0.85%) AIX
8 1 (0.85%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (49.15%) ITIL
2 30 (25.42%) Service Delivery
3 19 (16.10%) E-Commerce
4 18 (15.25%) PRINCE2
4 18 (15.25%) Database Security
5 16 (13.56%) Change Management
5 16 (13.56%) Disaster Recovery
6 15 (12.71%) Service Management
6 15 (12.71%) DevOps
7 13 (11.02%) Network Management
7 13 (11.02%) Incident Management
7 13 (11.02%) Network Load Balancing
8 11 (9.32%) PRINCE
8 11 (9.32%) Process Improvement
9 8 (6.78%) Project Management
10 6 (5.08%) Performance Management
10 6 (5.08%) Asset Management
11 5 (4.24%) Software Engineering
11 5 (4.24%) Performance Tuning
11 5 (4.24%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 25 (21.19%) SQL
2 21 (17.80%) PowerShell
3 17 (14.41%) Java
4 13 (11.02%) JavaScript
5 8 (6.78%) PL/SQL
6 7 (5.93%) T-SQL
6 7 (5.93%) Shell Script
7 5 (4.24%) Perl
7 5 (4.24%) PHP
8 1 (0.85%) AWK
Qualifications
1 16 (13.56%) CCNP
1 16 (13.56%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (9.32%) Degree
3 7 (5.93%) ITIL Certification
4 5 (4.24%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (2.54%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 3 (2.54%) MCP
5 3 (2.54%) CCSP
6 2 (1.69%) CISSP
6 2 (1.69%) MCSE
6 2 (1.69%) MCSA
6 2 (1.69%) CCIP
6 2 (1.69%) CCNA
7 1 (0.85%) CCDP
7 1 (0.85%) MCITP
7 1 (0.85%) CISM
7 1 (0.85%) CCSA
7 1 (0.85%) CCSE
7 1 (0.85%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.85%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 25 (21.19%) Active Directory
2 7 (5.93%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (3.39%) VMware ESX
4 3 (2.54%) VMware Server
4 3 (2.54%) Terminal Services
4 3 (2.54%) ISA Server
4 3 (2.54%) Forefront TMG
4 3 (2.54%) VMFS
4 3 (2.54%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (2.54%) vCloud
5 2 (1.69%) UAG
6 1 (0.85%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 1 (0.85%) SRDF
6 1 (0.85%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 20 (16.95%) SCOM
2 12 (10.17%) HP NNM
3 1 (0.85%) WSUS
3 1 (0.85%) SCCM
3 1 (0.85%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 36 (30.51%) Microsoft
2 24 (20.34%) Cisco
3 17 (14.41%) Oracle
3 17 (14.41%) HP
4 14 (11.86%) Juniper
4 14 (11.86%) F5
5 10 (8.47%) EMC
5 10 (8.47%) NetApp
6 9 (7.63%) VMware
7 4 (3.39%) JBoss
8 3 (2.54%) Business Objects
8 3 (2.54%) CA
9 2 (1.69%) Intel
9 2 (1.69%) Citrix
9 2 (1.69%) ServiceNow
10 1 (0.85%) CommVault
10 1 (0.85%) Brocade
10 1 (0.85%) SAP
10 1 (0.85%) Progress
10 1 (0.85%) IBM
Luton, Bedfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + 10% bonus, benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Luton
Hudson - London
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Bedfordshire
DP Connect
Salary: £55000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 10 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Easyjet
Posted: 21 days ago