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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 50 82 81
Rank change year-on-year
+32 -1
Permanent jobs citing SLA 93 43 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 4.59% 2.16% 2.59%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 38.91% 25.60% 30.46%
Number of salaries quoted 76 31 50
Average salary £37,500 £32,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% -23.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,500 £20,950
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £41,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £33,665 £34,000 £37,250
% change year-on-year
-0.98% -8.72%
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
239 168 174
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 11.79% 8.44% 8.51%
Number of salaries quoted 209 134 154
Average salary £42,500 £41,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.40% -7.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,000 £26,300
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £67,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,250 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -

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 31 July 2015.

SLA Salary Histogram in Birmingham

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 31 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 63 (38.65%) ITIL
2 43 (26.38%) Windows
3 38 (23.31%) Microsoft
4 36 (22.09%) Active Directory
5 32 (19.63%) VMware
6 30 (18.40%) Service Delivery
6 30 (18.40%) Mentoring
7 28 (17.18%) Firewall
8 24 (14.72%) Finance
8 24 (14.72%) VMware Infrastructure
9 22 (13.50%) Service Management
10 21 (12.88%) MS Excel
10 21 (12.88%) MS Exchange
10 21 (12.88%) Analytical Skills
10 21 (12.88%) Windows Server 2012
11 20 (12.27%) Exchange Server 2013
11 20 (12.27%) Hyper-V
11 20 (12.27%) Security Cleared
11 20 (12.27%) Agile Software Development
12 19 (11.66%) Scrum
12 19 (11.66%) SC Cleared
12 19 (11.66%) Incident Management
13 18 (11.04%) DSDM
13 18 (11.04%) Cisco
13 18 (11.04%) Business Development
14 17 (10.43%) Stakeholder Management
14 17 (10.43%) Citrix
14 17 (10.43%) Cisco Certification
15 16 (9.82%) ITIL Certification
15 16 (9.82%) SQL

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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 21 (12.88%) MS Exchange
2 20 (12.27%) Exchange Server 2013
3 11 (6.75%) Exchange Server 2003
4 8 (4.91%) SharePoint
5 7 (4.29%) Lync
6 2 (1.23%) NetWeaver
7 1 (0.61%) Apache
7 1 (0.61%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.61%) WorkSite
7 1 (0.61%) GlassFish
Applications
1 21 (12.88%) MS Excel
2 7 (4.29%) MS Office
3 4 (2.45%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.61%) PTC Creo
4 1 (0.61%) CATIA
Business Applications
1 1 (0.61%) Sentinel
1 1 (0.61%) assyst
1 1 (0.61%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.45%) Office 365
2 1 (0.61%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 28 (17.18%) Firewall
2 14 (8.59%) VPN
3 13 (7.98%) VLAN
4 12 (7.36%) WAN
5 10 (6.13%) LAN
5 10 (6.13%) SAN
5 10 (6.13%) NetScaler
6 8 (4.91%) VoIP
7 6 (3.68%) Internet
7 6 (3.68%) IPsec
7 6 (3.68%) BGP
8 5 (3.07%) TCP/IP
9 4 (2.45%) DNS
9 4 (2.45%) SNMP
9 4 (2.45%) EIGRP
9 4 (2.45%) Wi-Fi
9 4 (2.45%) Wireless
9 4 (2.45%) Cisco IOS
10 3 (1.84%) OSPF
10 3 (1.84%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (5.52%) SQL Server
2 6 (3.68%) DB2
3 5 (3.07%) RDBMS
3 5 (3.07%) Relational Database
4 4 (2.45%) MySQL
5 3 (1.84%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (0.61%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (0.61%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.61%) Cognos Report Studio
Development Applications
1 1 (0.61%) MSI
General
1 24 (14.72%) Finance
2 13 (7.98%) Telecoms
3 5 (3.07%) Manufacturing
4 3 (1.84%) Law
4 3 (1.84%) Banking
5 2 (1.23%) Retail
5 2 (1.23%) Billing
5 2 (1.23%) Corporate Banking
5 2 (1.23%) Publishing
6 1 (0.61%) French Language
6 1 (0.61%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 32 (19.63%) Analyst
2 19 (11.66%) Senior Manager
2 19 (11.66%) Delivery Manager
3 15 (9.20%) Incident Manager
4 14 (8.59%) Major Incident Manager
4 14 (8.59%) Support Analyst
5 11 (6.75%) 3rd Line Support
5 11 (6.75%) Support Engineer
5 11 (6.75%) Service Manager
6 10 (6.13%) Network Engineer
7 9 (5.52%) Help Desk Analyst
8 8 (4.91%) Applications Support
8 8 (4.91%) Team Leader
9 7 (4.29%) Help Desk Support
9 7 (4.29%) Help Desk Support Analyst
10 6 (3.68%) Installations Engineer
10 6 (3.68%) IT Support
11 5 (3.07%) Support Manager
11 5 (3.07%) Relationships Manager
11 5 (3.07%) Applications Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.23%) .NET
1 2 (1.23%) SAP Basis
2 1 (0.61%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 21 (12.88%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (7.98%) Data Centre
3 3 (1.84%) Management Information System
3 3 (1.84%) Life Science
4 2 (1.23%) Mainframe
4 2 (1.23%) Handset
4 2 (1.23%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 43 (26.38%) Windows
2 21 (12.88%) Windows Server 2012
3 15 (9.20%) Windows Server 2003
4 11 (6.75%) UNIX
5 9 (5.52%) Windows 8
5 9 (5.52%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (5.52%) Windows 2000
6 8 (4.91%) Windows 7
7 7 (4.29%) AIX
7 7 (4.29%) Linux
8 2 (1.23%) Windows XP
8 2 (1.23%) Windows 2000 Server
9 1 (0.61%) CentOS
9 1 (0.61%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (38.65%) ITIL
2 30 (18.40%) Service Delivery
2 30 (18.40%) Mentoring
3 22 (13.50%) Service Management
4 20 (12.27%) Agile Software Development
5 19 (11.66%) Scrum
5 19 (11.66%) Incident Management
6 18 (11.04%) Business Development
6 18 (11.04%) DSDM
7 17 (10.43%) Stakeholder Management
8 13 (7.98%) Problem Management
9 10 (6.13%) Change Management
10 8 (4.91%) Root Cause Analysis
10 8 (4.91%) Line Management
11 7 (4.29%) Continuous Improvement
11 7 (4.29%) Coaching
11 7 (4.29%) Data Analysis
12 6 (3.68%) Project Management
12 6 (3.68%) Capacity Management
13 5 (3.07%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 16 (9.82%) SQL
2 3 (1.84%) PowerShell
3 1 (0.61%) T-SQL
3 1 (0.61%) VB
3 1 (0.61%) C
3 1 (0.61%) Java
3 1 (0.61%) Perl
3 1 (0.61%) PHP
Qualifications
1 20 (12.27%) Security Cleared
2 19 (11.66%) SC Cleared
3 17 (10.43%) Cisco Certification
4 16 (9.82%) ITIL Certification
5 14 (8.59%) CCNA
6 8 (4.91%) CCNP
7 4 (2.45%) MCSE
7 4 (2.45%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (2.45%) Degree
8 3 (1.84%) MCITP
8 3 (1.84%) CCSA
9 2 (1.23%) MCTS
9 2 (1.23%) MCSA
10 1 (0.61%) MCP
10 1 (0.61%) CCDP
10 1 (0.61%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 1 (0.61%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.45%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 36 (22.09%) Active Directory
2 24 (14.72%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (12.27%) Hyper-V
4 13 (7.98%) XenApp
5 5 (3.07%) VMware ESX
6 2 (1.23%) Terminal Server
6 2 (1.23%) vSphere
7 1 (0.61%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.61%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (0.61%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 10 (6.13%) SCCM
2 9 (5.52%) Norton AntiVirus
3 7 (4.29%) SCOM
4 4 (2.45%) NetBackup
5 2 (1.23%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 2 (1.23%) Nagios
6 1 (0.61%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.61%) Control-M
6 1 (0.61%) Backup Exec
6 1 (0.61%) WSUS
6 1 (0.61%) Opsview
Vendors
1 38 (23.31%) Microsoft
2 32 (19.63%) VMware
3 18 (11.04%) Cisco
4 17 (10.43%) Citrix
5 11 (6.75%) Symantec
5 11 (6.75%) SonicWALL
6 10 (6.13%) HP
7 9 (5.52%) NetApp
7 9 (5.52%) Sophos
7 9 (5.52%) Kaspersky
7 9 (5.52%) AVG
8 7 (4.29%) EMC
8 7 (4.29%) CheckPoint
8 7 (4.29%) Oracle
9 6 (3.68%) Avaya
10 4 (2.45%) SAP
10 4 (2.45%) IBM
10 4 (2.45%) Remedy
10 4 (2.45%) ServiceNow
10 4 (2.45%) 3PAR
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