The table below looks at the statistics for SLA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SLA over the 3 months to 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 48 77 71
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -6
Permanent jobs citing SLA 100 43 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 4.90% 2.25% 2.80%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 44.44% 25.00% 29.12%
Number of salaries quoted 84 33 50
Average salary £40,750 £32,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.38% -27.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £23,952 £21,900
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £55,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £34,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- -9.33%
SLA
West Midlands

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
225 172 182
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 11.03% 9.01% 9.60%
Number of salaries quoted 191 142 156
Average salary £42,500 £42,250 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.59% -6.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

SLA
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SLA across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 3 July 2015.

SLA Salary Histogram in Birmingham

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the Birmingham 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 73 (43.98%) ITIL
2 38 (22.89%) Windows
3 32 (19.28%) Microsoft
4 31 (18.67%) Mentoring
5 30 (18.07%) Service Delivery
6 29 (17.47%) Active Directory
7 27 (16.27%) VMware
7 27 (16.27%) Service Management
8 24 (14.46%) Firewall
9 23 (13.86%) ITIL Certification
10 22 (13.25%) Cisco Certification
10 22 (13.25%) Finance
11 21 (12.65%) Scrum
11 21 (12.65%) Agile Software Development
11 21 (12.65%) Cisco
11 21 (12.65%) Analytical Skills
12 20 (12.05%) VPN
12 20 (12.05%) VMware Infrastructure
13 19 (11.45%) SC Cleared
13 19 (11.45%) Security Cleared
13 19 (11.45%) MS Exchange
13 19 (11.45%) CCNA
14 18 (10.84%) DSDM
14 18 (10.84%) Business Development
15 17 (10.24%) Incident Management
16 16 (9.64%) SQL
16 16 (9.64%) Data Centre
17 15 (9.04%) Windows Server 2012
17 15 (9.04%) Citrix
17 15 (9.04%) Hyper-V

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the Birmingham 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 19 (11.45%) MS Exchange
2 14 (8.43%) Exchange Server 2013
3 10 (6.02%) Exchange Server 2003
4 7 (4.22%) SharePoint
5 6 (3.61%) Lync
6 3 (1.81%) Apache
6 3 (1.81%) Tomcat
7 2 (1.20%) IIS
7 2 (1.20%) NetWeaver
8 1 (0.60%) WorkSite
8 1 (0.60%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (0.60%) GlassFish
Applications
1 12 (7.23%) MS Excel
2 6 (3.61%) MS Office
3 2 (1.20%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (2.41%) assyst
2 1 (0.60%) ResourceLink
2 1 (0.60%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.81%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 24 (14.46%) Firewall
2 20 (12.05%) VPN
3 11 (6.63%) WAN
3 11 (6.63%) VLAN
4 10 (6.02%) NetScaler
4 10 (6.02%) SAN
5 9 (5.42%) LAN
6 8 (4.82%) BGP
7 7 (4.22%) IPsec
7 7 (4.22%) VoIP
8 6 (3.61%) Internet
8 6 (3.61%) TCP/IP
9 5 (3.01%) Cisco IOS
9 5 (3.01%) OSPF
9 5 (3.01%) Avaya Modular Messaging
10 4 (2.41%) MPLS
10 4 (2.41%) EIGRP
10 4 (2.41%) Wireless
10 4 (2.41%) VPLS
10 4 (2.41%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (6.63%) SQL Server
2 5 (3.01%) DB2
2 5 (3.01%) Relational Database
3 4 (2.41%) RDBMS
4 3 (1.81%) MySQL
5 2 (1.20%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (0.60%) Cognos Report Studio
Development Applications
1 1 (0.60%) Hudson
General
1 22 (13.25%) Finance
2 15 (9.04%) Telecoms
3 3 (1.81%) Manufacturing
3 3 (1.81%) Banking
4 2 (1.20%) Corporate Banking
4 2 (1.20%) Law
5 1 (0.60%) Electronics
5 1 (0.60%) French Language
5 1 (0.60%) Billing
Job Titles
1 34 (20.48%) Analyst
2 22 (13.25%) Senior Manager
3 18 (10.84%) Delivery Manager
4 17 (10.24%) Support Engineer
5 15 (9.04%) Incident Manager
6 14 (8.43%) Major Incident Manager
6 14 (8.43%) Support Analyst
7 10 (6.02%) Network Engineer
7 10 (6.02%) Service Manager
7 10 (6.02%) Problem Manager
8 9 (5.42%) Help Desk Analyst
9 8 (4.82%) IT Support
10 7 (4.22%) Help Desk Support
11 6 (3.61%) 3rd Line Support
11 6 (3.61%) IT Support Engineer
11 6 (3.61%) Help Desk Support Analyst
12 5 (3.01%) Team Leader
12 5 (3.01%) Installations Engineer
12 5 (3.01%) Relationships Manager
12 5 (3.01%) Avaya Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.81%) .NET
2 2 (1.20%) J2EE
2 2 (1.20%) Flash
2 2 (1.20%) SAP Basis
3 1 (0.60%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 21 (12.65%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (9.64%) Data Centre
3 5 (3.01%) Life Science
4 4 (2.41%) Mainframe
5 2 (1.20%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.20%) Handset
5 2 (1.20%) Clustering
5 2 (1.20%) IBM Mainframe
6 1 (0.60%) Statistics
6 1 (0.60%) Mathematics
6 1 (0.60%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 38 (22.89%) Windows
2 15 (9.04%) Windows Server 2012
3 12 (7.23%) UNIX
4 11 (6.63%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (6.02%) Windows Server 2003
6 9 (5.42%) Windows 2000
7 8 (4.82%) Linux
8 6 (3.61%) AIX
9 4 (2.41%) Windows 7
9 4 (2.41%) Windows 8
10 2 (1.20%) Solaris
10 2 (1.20%) Windows XP
11 1 (0.60%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.60%) Windows Mobile
11 1 (0.60%) Android
11 1 (0.60%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (43.98%) ITIL
2 31 (18.67%) Mentoring
3 30 (18.07%) Service Delivery
4 27 (16.27%) Service Management
5 21 (12.65%) Scrum
5 21 (12.65%) Agile Software Development
6 18 (10.84%) Business Development
6 18 (10.84%) DSDM
7 17 (10.24%) Incident Management
8 14 (8.43%) Data Analysis
8 14 (8.43%) Change Management
9 13 (7.83%) Stakeholder Management
9 13 (7.83%) Problem Management
9 13 (7.83%) Root Cause Analysis
10 9 (5.42%) Coaching
10 9 (5.42%) Line Management
11 7 (4.22%) Continuous Improvement
11 7 (4.22%) Capacity Management
12 6 (3.61%) Disaster Recovery
13 5 (3.01%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (9.64%) SQL
2 4 (2.41%) PowerShell
3 3 (1.81%) Perl
4 2 (1.20%) C
4 2 (1.20%) Python
5 1 (0.60%) T-SQL
5 1 (0.60%) VBA
5 1 (0.60%) C++
5 1 (0.60%) Java
5 1 (0.60%) PHP
Qualifications
1 23 (13.86%) ITIL Certification
2 22 (13.25%) Cisco Certification
3 19 (11.45%) CCNA
3 19 (11.45%) SC Cleared
3 19 (11.45%) Security Cleared
4 9 (5.42%) CCNP
5 6 (3.61%) MCSE
5 6 (3.61%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (2.41%) Degree
7 3 (1.81%) MCITP
7 3 (1.81%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 3 (1.81%) CCSA
8 2 (1.20%) MCTS
8 2 (1.20%) MCSA
9 1 (0.60%) MCP
9 1 (0.60%) CCDP
9 1 (0.60%) MOS
9 1 (0.60%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.01%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 29 (17.47%) Active Directory
2 20 (12.05%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (9.04%) Hyper-V
4 11 (6.63%) XenApp
5 5 (3.01%) VMware ESX
6 4 (2.41%) vSphere
7 2 (1.20%) Terminal Server
8 1 (0.60%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.60%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 9 (5.42%) Norton AntiVirus
2 7 (4.22%) Control-M
3 6 (3.61%) SCCM
3 6 (3.61%) SCOM
4 4 (2.41%) Nagios
5 3 (1.81%) Tivoli
6 2 (1.20%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 2 (1.20%) Unicenter
6 2 (1.20%) BladeLogic
6 2 (1.20%) Ansible
7 1 (0.60%) Opsview
7 1 (0.60%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 32 (19.28%) Microsoft
2 27 (16.27%) VMware
3 21 (12.65%) Cisco
4 15 (9.04%) Citrix
5 11 (6.63%) Symantec
6 10 (6.02%) HP
7 9 (5.42%) Avaya
7 9 (5.42%) NetApp
7 9 (5.42%) Sophos
7 9 (5.42%) SonicWALL
7 9 (5.42%) Kaspersky
7 9 (5.42%) AVG
8 8 (4.82%) CheckPoint
9 7 (4.22%) EMC
9 7 (4.22%) Oracle
10 6 (3.61%) IBM
11 5 (3.01%) F5
12 4 (2.41%) 3PAR
13 3 (1.81%) Verint
13 3 (1.81%) Mitel
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £42000 - £48000 per annum + Car and Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ComputaCenter
Salary: flexible benefits scheme
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Monarch Recruitment
Salary: £48000 - £54000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Robert Walters
Salary: £45000 per annum + Company Car or Allowance
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000 - £65,000
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
SCC
Salary: From £21,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £75000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Manchester or Birmingham or Farnborough
Edenhouse solutions ltd
Salary: Competitive with Excellent Benefits
Posted: 22 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
SCC
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum plus car allowance or company car
Posted: 23 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
SCC
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 24 days ago