The table below looks at the statistics for SLA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SLA over the 3 months to 20 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
West Midlands / Birmingham
Rank 72 55 54
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -1
Permanent jobs citing SLA 50 83 79
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 2.78% 3.93% 4.41%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 20.83% 33.47% 36.07%
Number of salaries quoted 33 63 75
Median salary £30,000 £35,000 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% -2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,033 £26,700 £20,400
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £49,500 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £31,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-10.00% -

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 Birmingham region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
240 248 219
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 13.34% 11.74% 12.22%
Number of salaries quoted 157 196 184
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £30,000 £23,900
10% offered a salary of more than £61,000 £68,500 £65,400
UK excluding London median salary £41,792 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.01% +3.52%

SLA
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

The demand trend of job ads across the Birmingham region citing SLA as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

SLA Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

SLA
Salary Trend in Birmingham

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

SLA Salary Trend in Birmingham

SLA
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SLA across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 20 February 2017.

SLA Salary Histogram in Birmingham

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 20 February 2017, 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for SLA.

1 78 (42.39%) ITIL
2 67 (36.41%) Service Delivery
3 66 (35.87%) VMware
3 66 (35.87%) Microsoft
4 50 (27.17%) VMware Infrastructure
5 42 (22.83%) Validation
6 40 (21.74%) Data Centre
7 34 (18.48%) Active Directory
8 33 (17.93%) Citrix
8 33 (17.93%) Windows
9 28 (15.22%) Finance
9 28 (15.22%) ITIL Certification
10 27 (14.67%) Service Design
11 25 (13.59%) Incident Management
12 24 (13.04%) assyst
12 24 (13.04%) Change Control
12 24 (13.04%) Symantec
13 23 (12.50%) vSphere
13 23 (12.50%) Business Development
14 19 (10.33%) MS Exchange
15 18 (9.78%) IBM
16 17 (9.24%) Cisco
17 16 (8.70%) MS Excel
17 16 (8.70%) MS PowerPoint
17 16 (8.70%) Security Cleared
18 15 (8.15%) XenApp
18 15 (8.15%) Performance Management
18 15 (8.15%) SC Cleared
18 15 (8.15%) NetScaler
18 15 (8.15%) Stakeholder Engagement

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham 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 19 (10.33%) MS Exchange
2 10 (5.43%) Exchange Server 2003
3 5 (2.72%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2007
4 4 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.54%) Apache
5 1 (0.54%) ArcGIS
5 1 (0.54%) nginx
5 1 (0.54%) OpenEdge
Applications
1 16 (8.70%) MS Excel
1 16 (8.70%) MS PowerPoint
2 7 (3.80%) MS Office
3 4 (2.17%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.54%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 24 (13.04%) assyst
2 1 (0.54%) SAP HR
2 1 (0.54%) SAP Payroll
Cloud Services
1 9 (4.89%) Mimecast
2 6 (3.26%) Office 365
3 3 (1.63%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.54%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (8.15%) DNS
1 15 (8.15%) NetScaler
2 14 (7.61%) DHCP
3 13 (7.07%) VPN
4 12 (6.52%) LAN
4 12 (6.52%) WAN
5 11 (5.98%) TCP/IP
6 5 (2.72%) Remote Desktop
7 4 (2.17%) ATM
7 4 (2.17%) Firewall
7 4 (2.17%) SMS
8 3 (1.63%) Internet
8 3 (1.63%) MPLS
8 3 (1.63%) Wi-Fi
9 2 (1.09%) DSL
9 2 (1.09%) Ethernet
9 2 (1.09%) IPsec
9 2 (1.09%) PBX
9 2 (1.09%) SSL
9 2 (1.09%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (5.43%) Big Data
2 6 (3.26%) SQL Server
3 2 (1.09%) GIS
3 2 (1.09%) Spatial Data
4 1 (0.54%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
4 1 (0.54%) MySQL
4 1 (0.54%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.54%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (0.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 28 (15.22%) Finance
2 11 (5.98%) Retail
3 8 (4.35%) Telecoms
4 7 (3.80%) Billing
5 5 (2.72%) Electronics
6 2 (1.09%) Law
6 2 (1.09%) Legal
6 2 (1.09%) Marketing
7 1 (0.54%) Banking
Job Titles
1 31 (16.85%) Architect
2 21 (11.41%) Service Architect
3 16 (8.70%) Service Manager
4 15 (8.15%) Backup Engineer
4 15 (8.15%) Storage and Backup Engineer
4 15 (8.15%) Storage Engineer
4 15 (8.15%) Support Manager
5 14 (7.61%) Analyst
5 14 (7.61%) Citrix Engineer
6 12 (6.52%) Incident Manager
7 10 (5.43%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 10 (5.43%) Major Incident Manager
7 10 (5.43%) Senior Manager
7 10 (5.43%) Solutions Architect
8 9 (4.89%) Exchange Engineer
8 9 (4.89%) Senior Incident Manager
8 9 (4.89%) Technical Manager
9 8 (4.35%) Service Support Manager
10 7 (3.80%) Technical Support
10 7 (3.80%) Technical Support Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.17%) Flash
2 2 (1.09%) .NET
2 2 (1.09%) HTML
2 2 (1.09%) Middleware
2 2 (1.09%) REST
2 2 (1.09%) SOAP
2 2 (1.09%) Web Services
3 1 (0.54%) LAMP
3 1 (0.54%) LEMP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 40 (21.74%) Data Centre
2 9 (4.89%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (3.26%) Driving Licence
4 3 (1.63%) Management Information System
4 3 (1.63%) Virtual Team
5 2 (1.09%) Handset
5 2 (1.09%) LLPG
6 1 (0.54%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.54%) EPoS
6 1 (0.54%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 33 (17.93%) Windows
2 14 (7.61%) Windows Server 2012
3 12 (6.52%) Windows Server
4 9 (4.89%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (3.26%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (2.17%) Linux
6 4 (2.17%) Mac OS
6 4 (2.17%) Unix
6 4 (2.17%) Windows 7
7 2 (1.09%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.54%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (0.54%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (42.39%) ITIL
2 67 (36.41%) Service Delivery
3 42 (22.83%) Validation
4 27 (14.67%) Service Design
5 25 (13.59%) Incident Management
6 24 (13.04%) Change Control
7 23 (12.50%) Business Development
8 15 (8.15%) Performance Management
8 15 (8.15%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 15 (8.15%) Stakeholder Management
9 12 (6.52%) Contract Management
9 12 (6.52%) Critical Success Factor
9 12 (6.52%) Escalation Management
9 12 (6.52%) Service Management
9 12 (6.52%) Statistics
10 11 (5.98%) Business Continuity
10 11 (5.98%) Line Management
11 10 (5.43%) Problem Management
12 9 (4.89%) ITSM
13 8 (4.35%) Trend Analysis
Programming Languages
1 11 (5.98%) C
2 5 (2.72%) PowerShell
2 5 (2.72%) SQL
3 2 (1.09%) Python
4 1 (0.54%) Java
4 1 (0.54%) JavaScript
4 1 (0.54%) PHP
4 1 (0.54%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 28 (15.22%) ITIL Certification
2 16 (8.70%) Security Cleared
3 15 (8.15%) SC Cleared
4 11 (5.98%) Degree
5 5 (2.72%) HNC
6 4 (2.17%) ISEB
7 3 (1.63%) CCNA
7 3 (1.63%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.54%) A+ Certification
8 1 (0.54%) CCDA
8 1 (0.54%) CCDP
8 1 (0.54%) CCNP
8 1 (0.54%) CCSA
8 1 (0.54%) CCSE
8 1 (0.54%) GNVQ
8 1 (0.54%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.72%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.54%) BS7666
2 1 (0.54%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 50 (27.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 34 (18.48%) Active Directory
3 23 (12.50%) vSphere
4 15 (8.15%) XenApp
5 7 (3.80%) Hyper-V
6 6 (3.26%) Terminal Services
6 6 (3.26%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.54%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 14 (7.61%) EdgeSight
2 10 (5.43%) SCOM
3 9 (4.89%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (0.54%) Nagios
4 1 (0.54%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 66 (35.87%) Microsoft
1 66 (35.87%) VMware
2 33 (17.93%) Citrix
3 24 (13.04%) Symantec
4 18 (9.78%) IBM
5 17 (9.24%) Cisco
6 14 (7.61%) Remedy
7 10 (5.43%) Veeam
8 8 (4.35%) HP
9 4 (2.17%) Alcatel-Lucent
9 4 (2.17%) Cadence
9 4 (2.17%) Ciena
9 4 (2.17%) Huawei
9 4 (2.17%) Nokia
9 4 (2.17%) Tellabs
10 3 (1.63%) Mitel
10 3 (1.63%) Oracle
11 2 (1.09%) CheckPoint
11 2 (1.09%) PeopleSoft
11 2 (1.09%) SAP
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