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 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 75 64 69
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +5
Permanent jobs citing SLA 52 67 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 2.36% 3.08% 2.51%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 27.23% 35.64% 25.60%
Number of salaries quoted 41 60 37
Average salary £32,500 £41,250 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.21% +17.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £21,900 £24,100
10% offered a salary of more than £41,500 £65,250 £48,500
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £35,750 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +2.14%
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
191 188 168
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 8.67% 8.63% 9.81%
Number of salaries quoted 149 171 142
Average salary £41,500 £47,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.63% +23.37%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £31,150 £25,800
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £65,000 £67,250
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
- -2.43%

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 2 September 2014.

SLA Salary Histogram in Birmingham

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, 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 38 (42.70%) Windows
2 34 (38.20%) Microsoft
3 33 (37.08%) Service Delivery
4 30 (33.71%) ITIL
5 22 (24.72%) SQL
6 18 (20.22%) Cisco
7 16 (17.98%) SharePoint
7 16 (17.98%) Degree
8 15 (16.85%) Service Management
9 14 (15.73%) Telecoms
9 14 (15.73%) Finance
10 13 (14.61%) SQL Server
11 12 (13.48%) MS Excel
11 12 (13.48%) Cisco Certification
12 11 (12.36%) Microsoft Certification
12 11 (12.36%) Active Directory
12 11 (12.36%) VMware
13 10 (11.24%) Firewall
13 10 (11.24%) Windows Server 2003
13 10 (11.24%) CRM
13 10 (11.24%) MCSE
13 10 (11.24%) .NET
13 10 (11.24%) C#
13 10 (11.24%) Replication
13 10 (11.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 9 (10.11%) Dynamics CRM
14 9 (10.11%) Web Development
14 9 (10.11%) Silverlight
14 9 (10.11%) jQuery
14 9 (10.11%) Unit Testing

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, 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 16 (17.98%) SharePoint
2 4 (4.49%) SharePoint 2013
3 3 (3.37%) MS Exchange
4 2 (2.25%) CMS
4 2 (2.25%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (2.25%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (1.12%) IIS
5 1 (1.12%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.12%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (1.12%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 12 (13.48%) MS Excel
2 4 (4.49%) InfoPath
3 3 (3.37%) MS Office
4 2 (2.25%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (1.12%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 9 (10.11%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (3.37%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (2.25%) Oracle General Ledger
4 1 (1.12%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (1.12%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (1.12%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (1.12%) Oracle Cash Management
4 1 (1.12%) Oracle Assets
4 1 (1.12%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
4 1 (1.12%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (1.12%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (1.12%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.12%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (1.12%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (11.24%) Firewall
2 9 (10.11%) SAN
3 8 (8.99%) WAN
3 8 (8.99%) Wireless
4 7 (7.87%) Network Security
5 6 (6.74%) IP Telephony
5 6 (6.74%) DWDM
5 6 (6.74%) VPN
6 4 (4.49%) PABX
7 3 (3.37%) Internet
7 3 (3.37%) ADSL
8 2 (2.25%) LAN
8 2 (2.25%) DHCP
8 2 (2.25%) DNS
8 2 (2.25%) MPLS
8 2 (2.25%) OSPF
8 2 (2.25%) BGP
8 2 (2.25%) Symposium
8 2 (2.25%) Nortel Meridian
8 2 (2.25%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (14.61%) SQL Server
2 10 (11.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.12%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (1.12%) RequisitePro
General
1 14 (15.73%) Telecoms
1 14 (15.73%) Finance
2 2 (2.25%) Legal
2 2 (2.25%) Retail
3 1 (1.12%) Billing
3 1 (1.12%) Local Government
3 1 (1.12%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 11 (12.36%) Team Leader
2 9 (10.11%) Administrator
2 9 (10.11%) Developer
2 9 (10.11%) CRM Developer
3 7 (7.87%) Analyst
3 7 (7.87%) Support Engineer
3 7 (7.87%) Microsoft Developer
3 7 (7.87%) Dynamics CRM Developer
4 6 (6.74%) Systems Administrator
4 6 (6.74%) Network Engineer
4 6 (6.74%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 6 (6.74%) Service Manager
4 6 (6.74%) IT Administrator
5 5 (5.62%) Service Desk Team Leader
5 5 (5.62%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 5 (5.62%) Cisco Engineer
6 4 (4.49%) NOC Engineer
6 4 (4.49%) IT Support
6 4 (4.49%) Consultant
7 3 (3.37%) IT Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (11.24%) .NET
2 9 (10.11%) CSS
2 9 (10.11%) Web Services
2 9 (10.11%) XML
2 9 (10.11%) Silverlight
2 9 (10.11%) jQuery
2 9 (10.11%) HTML5
2 9 (10.11%) HTML
3 1 (1.12%) Flash
3 1 (1.12%) Middleware
3 1 (1.12%) MDX
3 1 (1.12%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 10 (11.24%) Replication
2 6 (6.74%) Statistics
3 5 (5.62%) Enterprise Storage
4 3 (3.37%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.25%) CMDB
5 2 (2.25%) EPoS
6 1 (1.12%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.12%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.12%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 38 (42.70%) Windows
2 10 (11.24%) Windows Server 2003
3 9 (10.11%) Linux
4 8 (8.99%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (7.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (3.37%) Windows XP
6 3 (3.37%) Windows 8
6 3 (3.37%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.12%) UNIX
7 1 (1.12%) Windows 2000
7 1 (1.12%) Windows 7
7 1 (1.12%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (37.08%) Service Delivery
2 30 (33.71%) ITIL
3 15 (16.85%) Service Management
4 10 (11.24%) CRM
5 9 (10.11%) Data Modelling
5 9 (10.11%) OOP
5 9 (10.11%) OO
5 9 (10.11%) Web Development
5 9 (10.11%) Unit Testing
5 9 (10.11%) Waterfall
6 8 (8.99%) Change Control
6 8 (8.99%) Project Management
7 7 (7.87%) Change Management
7 7 (7.87%) Network Management
7 7 (7.87%) Line Management
8 6 (6.74%) Continuous Improvement
8 6 (6.74%) Incident Management
8 6 (6.74%) Data Protection
9 5 (5.62%) Capacity Planning
9 5 (5.62%) Fault Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (24.72%) SQL
2 10 (11.24%) C#
3 9 (10.11%) JavaScript
4 2 (2.25%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 16 (17.98%) Degree
2 12 (13.48%) Cisco Certification
3 11 (12.36%) Microsoft Certification
4 10 (11.24%) MCSE
5 9 (10.11%) CCNA
6 8 (8.99%) MCP
7 6 (6.74%) ITIL Certification
8 5 (5.62%) CCNP
9 4 (4.49%) Security Cleared
10 3 (3.37%) Network+ Certification
10 3 (3.37%) MCITP
10 3 (3.37%) SC Cleared
11 2 (2.25%) MCSA
12 1 (1.12%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 1 (1.12%) A+ Certification
12 1 (1.12%) MCDST
12 1 (1.12%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 1 (1.12%) CCENT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.12%) QA
System Software
1 11 (12.36%) Active Directory
2 8 (8.99%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (7.87%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 4 (4.49%) Hyper-V
5 2 (2.25%) vSphere
6 1 (1.12%) vCloud
6 1 (1.12%) VMware ESX
6 1 (1.12%) XenApp
6 1 (1.12%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (2.25%) Backup Exec
2 1 (1.12%) SCCM
2 1 (1.12%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (1.12%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 34 (38.20%) Microsoft
2 18 (20.22%) Cisco
3 11 (12.36%) VMware
4 8 (8.99%) NetApp
5 7 (7.87%) Red Hat
5 7 (7.87%) Nortel
5 7 (7.87%) Websense
6 6 (6.74%) SonicWALL
6 6 (6.74%) Citrix
7 5 (5.62%) Juniper
7 5 (5.62%) Symantec
7 5 (5.62%) Kaseya
8 4 (4.49%) Remedy
8 4 (4.49%) Avaya
9 3 (3.37%) HP
9 3 (3.37%) Oracle
10 2 (2.25%) Sophos
10 2 (2.25%) BMC
10 2 (2.25%) AVG
10 2 (2.25%) Kaspersky
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