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 27 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 38 48 56
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +8
Permanent jobs citing SLA 100 65 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 5.47% 4.18% 3.33%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 42.92% 39.88% 43.65%
Number of salaries quoted 94 55 46
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £20,600 £25,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £52,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
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
233 163 126
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 12.75% 10.48% 7.62%
Number of salaries quoted 204 134 106
Average salary £39,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.22% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £25,800
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £62,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,375 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+0.93% -

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 27 January 2015.

SLA Salary Histogram in Birmingham

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 71 (40.11%) Microsoft
2 65 (36.72%) Windows
3 64 (36.16%) ITIL
4 42 (23.73%) VMware
5 40 (22.60%) Service Delivery
6 36 (20.34%) Disaster Recovery
6 36 (20.34%) Active Directory
7 35 (19.77%) Firewall
8 32 (18.08%) Cisco
9 31 (17.51%) Service Management
10 30 (16.95%) SQL
11 27 (15.25%) MS Excel
12 25 (14.12%) Linux
13 24 (13.56%) VPN
13 24 (13.56%) Cisco Certification
14 21 (11.86%) SQL Server
14 21 (11.86%) Business Continuity
14 21 (11.86%) Finance
14 21 (11.86%) Coaching
15 20 (11.30%) MS Exchange
16 19 (10.73%) CCNA
17 18 (10.17%) Telecoms
17 18 (10.17%) Degree
17 18 (10.17%) Citrix
17 18 (10.17%) UNIX
17 18 (10.17%) Microsoft Certification
18 17 (9.60%) ITIL Certification
18 17 (9.60%) Security Cleared
19 16 (9.04%) SC Cleared
19 16 (9.04%) Windows Server 2008

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 20 (11.30%) MS Exchange
2 7 (3.95%) Tomcat
3 6 (3.39%) SharePoint
4 5 (2.82%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (2.26%) Apache
6 3 (1.69%) IIS
6 3 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (1.13%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (1.13%) NetWeaver
7 2 (1.13%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (1.13%) CMS
8 1 (0.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 27 (15.25%) MS Excel
2 14 (7.91%) MS PowerPoint
3 13 (7.34%) MS Office
4 1 (0.56%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (4.52%) assyst
2 3 (1.69%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (1.13%) Oracle General Ledger
4 1 (0.56%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.56%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (0.56%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (0.56%) Oracle Cash Management
4 1 (0.56%) Oracle Assets
4 1 (0.56%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
4 1 (0.56%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.56%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (0.56%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 35 (19.77%) Firewall
2 24 (13.56%) VPN
3 16 (9.04%) TCP/IP
4 13 (7.34%) MPLS
5 10 (5.65%) SAN
6 8 (4.52%) OSPF
6 8 (4.52%) BGP
6 8 (4.52%) WAN
6 8 (4.52%) ADSL
6 8 (4.52%) LAN
7 7 (3.95%) VPLS
7 7 (3.95%) Wireless
7 7 (3.95%) Cisco ASA
8 6 (3.39%) VoIP
8 6 (3.39%) Internet
9 5 (2.82%) Broadband
10 4 (2.26%) Network Security
10 4 (2.26%) PABX
11 3 (1.69%) VLAN
12 2 (1.13%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (11.86%) SQL Server
2 5 (2.82%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (2.82%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (1.13%) Relational Database
3 2 (1.13%) DB2
3 2 (1.13%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (0.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.56%) RDBMS
4 1 (0.56%) MySQL
4 1 (0.56%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (0.56%) Hudson
General
1 21 (11.86%) Finance
2 18 (10.17%) Telecoms
3 1 (0.56%) Back Office
3 1 (0.56%) Legal
3 1 (0.56%) Manufacturing
3 1 (0.56%) Banking
3 1 (0.56%) Retail
3 1 (0.56%) Billing
3 1 (0.56%) Marketing
3 1 (0.56%) German Language
Job Titles
1 51 (28.81%) Analyst
2 22 (12.43%) Support Engineer
3 19 (10.73%) Service Manager
4 15 (8.47%) Team Leader
5 13 (7.34%) Support Analyst
6 12 (6.78%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 12 (6.78%) Customer Services Manager
7 10 (5.65%) Problem Manager
8 9 (5.08%) Service Analyst
8 9 (5.08%) Operations Analyst
9 8 (4.52%) Administrator
9 8 (4.52%) Service Desk Analyst
10 7 (3.95%) IT Support Engineer
10 7 (3.95%) Help Desk Analyst
10 7 (3.95%) Systems Administrator
10 7 (3.95%) IT Support
11 6 (3.39%) Service Desk Team Leader
11 6 (3.39%) IT Administrator
12 5 (2.82%) Technical Analyst
12 5 (2.82%) Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (2.82%) Flash
2 3 (1.69%) .NET
3 2 (1.13%) J2EE
3 2 (1.13%) SAP Basis
4 1 (0.56%) Silverlight
4 1 (0.56%) jQuery
4 1 (0.56%) HTML5
4 1 (0.56%) CSS
4 1 (0.56%) Web Services
4 1 (0.56%) XML
4 1 (0.56%) ODBC
4 1 (0.56%) Middleware
4 1 (0.56%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 16 (9.04%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (7.34%) Clustering
3 7 (3.95%) Life Science
4 5 (2.82%) Handset
4 5 (2.82%) Computer Science
5 3 (1.69%) Data Structures
6 2 (1.13%) Statistics
6 2 (1.13%) Blackberry
6 2 (1.13%) Mainframe
6 2 (1.13%) CMDB
6 2 (1.13%) IBM Mainframe
7 1 (0.56%) Visualisation
7 1 (0.56%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.56%) EPoS
7 1 (0.56%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 65 (36.72%) Windows
2 25 (14.12%) Linux
3 18 (10.17%) UNIX
4 16 (9.04%) Windows Server 2008
5 13 (7.34%) Windows Server 2003
6 12 (6.78%) Windows XP
7 8 (4.52%) Windows 8
8 7 (3.95%) Windows 7
8 7 (3.95%) Windows 2000
9 5 (2.82%) Windows Server 2012
9 5 (2.82%) CentOS
10 3 (1.69%) Solaris
11 2 (1.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.56%) Windows Mobile
12 1 (0.56%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (36.16%) ITIL
2 40 (22.60%) Service Delivery
3 36 (20.34%) Disaster Recovery
4 31 (17.51%) Service Management
5 21 (11.86%) Business Continuity
5 21 (11.86%) Coaching
6 14 (7.91%) Line Management
7 13 (7.34%) Incident Management
7 13 (7.34%) Problem Management
7 13 (7.34%) Data Analysis
7 13 (7.34%) Root Cause Analysis
7 13 (7.34%) Business Continuity Planning
8 12 (6.78%) Stakeholder Management
8 12 (6.78%) BCP
9 11 (6.21%) Security Management
10 10 (5.65%) Supplier Management
10 10 (5.65%) Mentoring
11 9 (5.08%) Project Management
12 8 (4.52%) High Availability
13 7 (3.95%) ITIL V2
Programming Languages
1 30 (16.95%) SQL
2 4 (2.26%) Shell Script
2 4 (2.26%) PowerShell
3 2 (1.13%) Bash Shell
3 2 (1.13%) Perl
3 2 (1.13%) Python
4 1 (0.56%) VBA
4 1 (0.56%) C
4 1 (0.56%) C#
4 1 (0.56%) C++
4 1 (0.56%) Java
4 1 (0.56%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 24 (13.56%) Cisco Certification
2 19 (10.73%) CCNA
3 18 (10.17%) Microsoft Certification
3 18 (10.17%) Degree
4 17 (9.60%) Security Cleared
4 17 (9.60%) ITIL Certification
5 16 (9.04%) SC Cleared
6 14 (7.91%) MCSE
7 7 (3.95%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 5 (2.82%) MCP
8 5 (2.82%) MCITP
8 5 (2.82%) MCSA
9 4 (2.26%) Network+ Certification
10 3 (1.69%) CCNP
11 2 (1.13%) A+ Certification
11 2 (1.13%) MCDST
11 2 (1.13%) CCENT
12 1 (0.56%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 1 (0.56%) MOS
12 1 (0.56%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.13%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 36 (20.34%) Active Directory
2 14 (7.91%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (7.34%) vSphere
4 7 (3.95%) VMware ESX
5 5 (2.82%) Hyper-V
6 4 (2.26%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.56%) XenApp
7 1 (0.56%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 12 (6.78%) Control-M
2 6 (3.39%) WSUS
3 2 (1.13%) Ansible
3 2 (1.13%) Backup Exec
3 2 (1.13%) BladeLogic
3 2 (1.13%) Nagios
3 2 (1.13%) Unicenter
3 2 (1.13%) Tivoli
4 1 (0.56%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 71 (40.11%) Microsoft
2 42 (23.73%) VMware
3 32 (18.08%) Cisco
4 18 (10.17%) Citrix
5 12 (6.78%) NetApp
6 11 (6.21%) Websense
7 9 (5.08%) CheckPoint
7 9 (5.08%) SonicWALL
8 8 (4.52%) Avaya
8 8 (4.52%) Oracle
9 7 (3.95%) Kaseya
9 7 (3.95%) F5
10 6 (3.39%) Juniper
10 6 (3.39%) Altiris
11 5 (2.82%) Riverbed
11 5 (2.82%) SolarWinds
11 5 (2.82%) Remedy
11 5 (2.82%) BMC
11 5 (2.82%) Red Hat
12 3 (1.69%) HP
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Salary: From £37,000 to £42,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
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Salary: £35000 - £41000 per annum + bonus, pension, laptop, mob, car
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Salary: £18000.00 - £20000.00 per annum
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