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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 55 80 73
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -7
Permanent jobs citing SLA 77 34 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 4.35% 1.87% 2.43%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 44.51% 20.61% 25.79%
Number of salaries quoted 69 29 36
Average salary £42,500 £41,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.65% -8.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,000 £23,250
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £58,000 £56,250
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £33,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -5.71%
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
173 165 159
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 9.77% 9.06% 9.41%
Number of salaries quoted 141 150 121
Average salary £42,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.52% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,100 £30,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £59,750 £100,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 22 May 2015.

SLA Salary Histogram in Birmingham

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 60 (38.46%) ITIL
2 43 (27.56%) Windows
3 38 (24.36%) Microsoft
4 33 (21.15%) VMware
5 32 (20.51%) Service Delivery
6 29 (18.59%) Active Directory
7 28 (17.95%) Mentoring
8 25 (16.03%) Cisco
9 24 (15.38%) CCNA
9 24 (15.38%) Cisco Certification
9 24 (15.38%) Firewall
10 23 (14.74%) Service Management
11 21 (13.46%) VMware Infrastructure
12 20 (12.82%) Incident Management
12 20 (12.82%) Analytical Skills
13 18 (11.54%) Finance
13 18 (11.54%) ITIL Certification
13 18 (11.54%) VPN
13 18 (11.54%) Scrum
13 18 (11.54%) Agile Software Development
14 17 (10.90%) MS Exchange
14 17 (10.90%) Citrix
14 17 (10.90%) Linux
14 17 (10.90%) Disaster Recovery
14 17 (10.90%) Root Cause Analysis
15 15 (9.62%) DSDM
15 15 (9.62%) Business Development
15 15 (9.62%) SC Cleared
15 15 (9.62%) Security Cleared
16 14 (8.97%) Problem Management

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 17 (10.90%) MS Exchange
2 9 (5.77%) Exchange Server 2003
2 9 (5.77%) Exchange Server 2013
3 7 (4.49%) Tomcat
4 5 (3.21%) Apache
5 4 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (1.92%) IIS
7 1 (0.64%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.64%) NetWeaver
7 1 (0.64%) WorkSite
7 1 (0.64%) GlassFish
7 1 (0.64%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 13 (8.33%) MS Excel
2 7 (4.49%) MS Office
3 4 (2.56%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.64%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (3.85%) assyst
2 1 (0.64%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.64%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 24 (15.38%) Firewall
2 18 (11.54%) VPN
3 14 (8.97%) SAN
4 11 (7.05%) VLAN
5 10 (6.41%) WAN
6 9 (5.77%) LAN
7 8 (5.13%) NetScaler
7 8 (5.13%) TCP/IP
8 7 (4.49%) IPsec
9 5 (3.21%) MPLS
9 5 (3.21%) OSPF
9 5 (3.21%) BGP
10 4 (2.56%) VPLS
10 4 (2.56%) Wireless
10 4 (2.56%) ADSL
11 3 (1.92%) DNS
11 3 (1.92%) Cisco ASA
12 2 (1.28%) Wi-Fi
12 2 (1.28%) Internet
12 2 (1.28%) L2TP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (8.97%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.56%) Relational Database
2 4 (2.56%) SQL Server 2012
2 4 (2.56%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (1.92%) MySQL
3 3 (1.92%) DB2
3 3 (1.92%) RDBMS
4 1 (0.64%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (0.64%) Cognos Report Studio
Development Applications
1 1 (0.64%) Hudson
General
1 18 (11.54%) Finance
2 13 (8.33%) Telecoms
3 3 (1.92%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.64%) Back Office
4 1 (0.64%) French Language
4 1 (0.64%) Corporate Banking
4 1 (0.64%) Banking
4 1 (0.64%) Retail
4 1 (0.64%) Billing
Job Titles
1 43 (27.56%) Analyst
2 21 (13.46%) Support Engineer
3 20 (12.82%) Senior Manager
4 15 (9.62%) Delivery Manager
5 12 (7.69%) Incident Manager
5 12 (7.69%) Problem Manager
6 11 (7.05%) Major Incident Manager
7 8 (5.13%) Support Analyst
8 7 (4.49%) Help Desk Analyst
8 7 (4.49%) Service Analyst
8 7 (4.49%) Service Desk Analyst
8 7 (4.49%) IT Support
9 6 (3.85%) Vendor Manager
9 6 (3.85%) Operations Analyst
9 6 (3.85%) IT Support Engineer
9 6 (3.85%) Service Manager
9 6 (3.85%) Infrastructure Analyst
10 5 (3.21%) Network Engineer
10 5 (3.21%) Avaya Engineer
10 5 (3.21%) Network Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.92%) Flash
1 3 (1.92%) .NET
2 2 (1.28%) J2EE
3 1 (0.64%) ODBC
3 1 (0.64%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 20 (12.82%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (3.21%) Life Science
2 5 (3.21%) Handset
3 3 (1.92%) Mainframe
3 3 (1.92%) Clustering
4 2 (1.28%) IBM Mainframe
5 1 (0.64%) Blackberry
5 1 (0.64%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.64%) Mathematics
5 1 (0.64%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 43 (27.56%) Windows
2 17 (10.90%) Linux
3 14 (8.97%) UNIX
4 11 (7.05%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (5.77%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (5.13%) Windows 2000
7 6 (3.85%) CentOS
8 5 (3.21%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (1.28%) Windows 8
9 2 (1.28%) Windows 7
9 2 (1.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (1.28%) Windows XP
9 2 (1.28%) Solaris
10 1 (0.64%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.64%) Windows Mobile
10 1 (0.64%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (38.46%) ITIL
2 32 (20.51%) Service Delivery
3 28 (17.95%) Mentoring
4 23 (14.74%) Service Management
5 20 (12.82%) Incident Management
6 18 (11.54%) Scrum
6 18 (11.54%) Agile Software Development
7 17 (10.90%) Disaster Recovery
7 17 (10.90%) Root Cause Analysis
8 15 (9.62%) DSDM
8 15 (9.62%) Business Development
9 14 (8.97%) Problem Management
10 13 (8.33%) Data Analysis
11 12 (7.69%) Change Management
12 11 (7.05%) Coaching
13 10 (6.41%) Stakeholder Management
14 8 (5.13%) Line Management
14 8 (5.13%) Business Continuity
15 7 (4.49%) Capacity Management
16 5 (3.21%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (8.33%) SQL
2 4 (2.56%) PowerShell
3 3 (1.92%) Perl
3 3 (1.92%) Shell Script
4 2 (1.28%) Bash Shell
4 2 (1.28%) C
4 2 (1.28%) Python
5 1 (0.64%) T-SQL
5 1 (0.64%) VBA
5 1 (0.64%) C++
5 1 (0.64%) Java
5 1 (0.64%) PHP
Qualifications
1 24 (15.38%) CCNA
1 24 (15.38%) Cisco Certification
2 18 (11.54%) ITIL Certification
3 15 (9.62%) SC Cleared
3 15 (9.62%) Security Cleared
4 12 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
5 10 (6.41%) MCSE
6 7 (4.49%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 6 (3.85%) Degree
8 5 (3.21%) CCNP
9 4 (2.56%) MCSA
10 3 (1.92%) MCITP
11 2 (1.28%) MCTS
12 1 (0.64%) MCP
12 1 (0.64%) CCDP
12 1 (0.64%) Network+ Certification
12 1 (0.64%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.85%) PCI DSS
2 2 (1.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 29 (18.59%) Active Directory
2 21 (13.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (7.69%) vSphere
4 9 (5.77%) VMware ESX
4 9 (5.77%) XenApp
5 8 (5.13%) Hyper-V
6 5 (3.21%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (1.28%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 9 (5.77%) Control-M
2 8 (5.13%) Norton AntiVirus
3 4 (2.56%) Nagios
4 2 (1.28%) Ansible
4 2 (1.28%) BladeLogic
4 2 (1.28%) Unicenter
4 2 (1.28%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.64%) Opsview
Vendors
1 38 (24.36%) Microsoft
2 33 (21.15%) VMware
3 25 (16.03%) Cisco
4 17 (10.90%) Citrix
5 8 (5.13%) AVG
5 8 (5.13%) Kaspersky
5 8 (5.13%) SonicWALL
5 8 (5.13%) Symantec
5 8 (5.13%) NetApp
5 8 (5.13%) Sophos
5 8 (5.13%) Avaya
5 8 (5.13%) HP
6 6 (3.85%) F5
6 6 (3.85%) CheckPoint
6 6 (3.85%) Oracle
6 6 (3.85%) EMC
7 5 (3.21%) Juniper
7 5 (3.21%) Red Hat
8 4 (2.56%) IBM
9 3 (1.92%) BMC
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