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 7 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 41 56 59
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +3
Permanent jobs citing SLA 117 80 96
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 5.17% 4.18% 4.41%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 36.56% 34.48% 40.00%
Number of salaries quoted 67 63 89
Median salary £37,500 £42,500 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,800 £23,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £36,500 £33,000
% change year-on-year
-4.10% +10.60%
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
320 232 240
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 14.15% 12.12% 11.03%
Number of salaries quoted 172 201 212
Median salary £42,500 £42,750 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-0.58% +0.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,300 £24,050 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £65,000 £66,450
UK excluding London median salary £44,619 £44,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+1.40% +6.02%

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 7 December 2016.

SLA Salary Histogram in Birmingham

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 7 December 2016, 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.

1 118 (44.87%) ITIL
2 111 (42.21%) Microsoft
3 104 (39.54%) Service Delivery
4 79 (30.04%) VMware
5 59 (22.43%) VMware Infrastructure
6 58 (22.05%) assyst
7 55 (20.91%) Windows
8 49 (18.63%) Active Directory
9 46 (17.49%) Incident Management
10 44 (16.73%) Validation
11 41 (15.59%) MS Excel
12 39 (14.83%) Remedy
13 37 (14.07%) ITIL Certification
13 37 (14.07%) Finance
14 34 (12.93%) Data Centre
15 33 (12.55%) Citrix
15 33 (12.55%) MS Exchange
16 32 (12.17%) Symantec
17 31 (11.79%) Problem Management
18 28 (10.65%) SQL Server
19 27 (10.27%) Business Development
19 27 (10.27%) Service Design
19 27 (10.27%) vSphere
20 26 (9.89%) Windows Server 2003
21 23 (8.75%) DNS
22 22 (8.37%) WAN
22 22 (8.37%) DHCP
22 22 (8.37%) LAN
22 22 (8.37%) IBM
22 22 (8.37%) Performance Management

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 33 (12.55%) MS Exchange
2 17 (6.46%) Exchange Server 2003
3 12 (4.56%) NetWeaver
4 11 (4.18%) Exchange Server 2007
5 5 (1.90%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 5 (1.90%) Exchange Server 2010
6 4 (1.52%) CMS
7 3 (1.14%) Exchange Server 2013
7 3 (1.14%) IIS
7 3 (1.14%) SharePoint
7 3 (1.14%) Sitecore CMS
7 3 (1.14%) Umbraco
8 2 (0.76%) OpenEdge
9 1 (0.38%) ArcGIS
9 1 (0.38%) Moodle
Applications
1 41 (15.59%) MS Excel
2 19 (7.22%) MS PowerPoint
3 18 (6.84%) MS Office
4 4 (1.52%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.38%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 58 (22.05%) assyst
2 2 (0.76%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (0.76%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.76%) Pivotal CRM
3 1 (0.38%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 1 (0.38%) SAP HR
3 1 (0.38%) SAP Payroll
Cloud Services
1 13 (4.94%) Mimecast
2 6 (2.28%) Office 365
3 3 (1.14%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.38%) IaaS
4 1 (0.38%) OneDrive
4 1 (0.38%) PaaS
4 1 (0.38%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (8.75%) DNS
2 22 (8.37%) DHCP
2 22 (8.37%) LAN
2 22 (8.37%) WAN
3 20 (7.60%) VPN
4 19 (7.22%) TCP/IP
5 14 (5.32%) NetScaler
6 9 (3.42%) Firewall
7 6 (2.28%) Wi-Fi
8 5 (1.90%) ATM
8 5 (1.90%) Remote Desktop
9 4 (1.52%) Internet
9 4 (1.52%) MPLS
9 4 (1.52%) SMS
9 4 (1.52%) VLAN
10 2 (0.76%) DSL
10 2 (0.76%) IPsec
10 2 (0.76%) PBX
10 2 (0.76%) VoIP
10 2 (0.76%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (10.65%) SQL Server
2 12 (4.56%) BusinessObjects
2 12 (4.56%) DB2
3 7 (2.66%) Crystal Reports
3 7 (2.66%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.38%) GIS
4 1 (0.38%) Spatial Data
General
1 37 (14.07%) Finance
2 12 (4.56%) Telecoms
3 10 (3.80%) Marketing
4 9 (3.42%) Manufacturing
5 7 (2.66%) Law
5 7 (2.66%) Legal
6 5 (1.90%) Electronics
7 4 (1.52%) Billing
7 4 (1.52%) Retail
8 2 (0.76%) Banking
9 1 (0.38%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 25 (9.51%) Architect
1 25 (9.51%) Incident Manager
2 23 (8.75%) Major Incident Manager
3 22 (8.37%) Senior Manager
4 21 (7.98%) Senior Incident Manager
4 21 (7.98%) Service Manager
5 20 (7.60%) Support Manager
6 19 (7.22%) Analyst
6 19 (7.22%) Backup Engineer
6 19 (7.22%) Service Architect
6 19 (7.22%) Storage and Backup Engineer
6 19 (7.22%) Storage Engineer
7 15 (5.70%) IT Support
8 14 (5.32%) Citrix Engineer
8 14 (5.32%) Consultant
9 13 (4.94%) Exchange Engineer
9 13 (4.94%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 12 (4.56%) Service Support Manager
11 10 (3.80%) IT Manager
11 10 (3.80%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (4.56%) .NET
1 12 (4.56%) SAP Basis
2 4 (1.52%) Flash
2 4 (1.52%) Web Services
3 3 (1.14%) .NET Framework
3 3 (1.14%) WinForms
4 2 (0.76%) HTML
5 1 (0.38%) Middleware
5 1 (0.38%) REST
5 1 (0.38%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 34 (12.93%) Data Centre
2 21 (7.98%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (5.32%) Statistics
4 12 (4.56%) Clustering
5 7 (2.66%) Life Science
6 5 (1.90%) Blackberry
6 5 (1.90%) Driving Licence
7 4 (1.52%) Management Information System
8 2 (0.76%) EPoS
8 2 (0.76%) Handset
8 2 (0.76%) Mathematics
8 2 (0.76%) Online Banking
9 1 (0.38%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.38%) Data Integration
9 1 (0.38%) iSeries
9 1 (0.38%) LLPG
9 1 (0.38%) Performance Metrics
9 1 (0.38%) Virtual Team
9 1 (0.38%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 55 (20.91%) Windows
2 26 (9.89%) Windows Server 2003
3 20 (7.60%) Windows Server 2008
4 19 (7.22%) Windows Server 2012
5 15 (5.70%) Windows Server
6 12 (4.56%) Unix
7 9 (3.42%) Windows 7
8 5 (1.90%) Windows XP
9 4 (1.52%) Windows 2000 Server
9 4 (1.52%) Windows 8
10 2 (0.76%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 118 (44.87%) ITIL
2 104 (39.54%) Service Delivery
3 46 (17.49%) Incident Management
4 44 (16.73%) Validation
5 31 (11.79%) Problem Management
6 27 (10.27%) Business Development
6 27 (10.27%) Service Design
7 22 (8.37%) Change Control
7 22 (8.37%) Performance Management
8 21 (7.98%) Service Management
8 21 (7.98%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 21 (7.98%) Stakeholder Management
9 20 (7.60%) People Management
10 18 (6.84%) Business Continuity
10 18 (6.84%) Mentoring
11 14 (5.32%) Contract Management
11 14 (5.32%) Critical Success Factor
11 14 (5.32%) Escalation Management
12 13 (4.94%) ITSM
13 12 (4.56%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (5.70%) C
2 10 (3.80%) C#
2 10 (3.80%) SQL
3 5 (1.90%) PowerShell
4 3 (1.14%) VB.NET
5 1 (0.38%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.38%) Python
Qualifications
1 37 (14.07%) ITIL Certification
2 20 (7.60%) SC Cleared
2 20 (7.60%) Security Cleared
3 7 (2.66%) Degree
4 5 (1.90%) CCNA
4 5 (1.90%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (1.90%) HNC
5 4 (1.52%) Citrix Certification
5 4 (1.52%) ISEB
6 2 (0.76%) CCNP
7 1 (0.38%) CCDA
7 1 (0.38%) CCDP
7 1 (0.38%) CCSA
7 1 (0.38%) CCSE
7 1 (0.38%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (0.38%) MCSE
7 1 (0.38%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.52%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.38%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 59 (22.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 49 (18.63%) Active Directory
3 27 (10.27%) vSphere
4 19 (7.22%) XenApp
5 9 (3.42%) Hyper-V
5 9 (3.42%) VMware ESX
6 5 (1.90%) Terminal Services
7 4 (1.52%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.38%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (0.38%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (0.38%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 18 (6.84%) SCOM
2 14 (5.32%) EdgeSight
3 13 (4.94%) Norton AntiVirus
4 12 (4.56%) Microsoft Clustering
5 3 (1.14%) SCCM
Vendors
1 111 (42.21%) Microsoft
2 79 (30.04%) VMware
3 39 (14.83%) Remedy
4 33 (12.55%) Citrix
5 32 (12.17%) Symantec
6 22 (8.37%) IBM
7 20 (7.60%) Cisco
8 14 (5.32%) Oracle
8 14 (5.32%) SAP
9 8 (3.04%) HP
9 8 (3.04%) Veeam
10 5 (1.90%) SonicWALL
11 4 (1.52%) Alcatel-Lucent
11 4 (1.52%) Altiris
11 4 (1.52%) AppSense
11 4 (1.52%) Cadence
11 4 (1.52%) Ciena
11 4 (1.52%) Huawei
11 4 (1.52%) Nokia
11 4 (1.52%) Tellabs
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