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 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 79 51 66
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +15
Permanent jobs citing SLA 57 72 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 2.43% 3.47% 2.65%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 29.53% 45.00% 24.32%
Number of salaries quoted 48 60 38
Average salary £32,500 £40,000 £34,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.75% +16.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,700 £21,125 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,800 £52,750 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-9.72% +2.85%
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
193 160 185
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 8.23% 7.70% 10.91%
Number of salaries quoted 158 141 151
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +16.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £28,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 October 2014.

SLA Salary Histogram in Birmingham

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 2 October 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 48 (48.00%) Windows
2 46 (46.00%) Microsoft
3 32 (32.00%) Service Delivery
4 30 (30.00%) ITIL
5 29 (29.00%) SQL
6 21 (21.00%) Cisco
7 20 (20.00%) Degree
8 19 (19.00%) Firewall
8 19 (19.00%) VMware
9 16 (16.00%) Telecoms
9 16 (16.00%) Active Directory
9 16 (16.00%) SQL Server
9 16 (16.00%) MS Excel
9 16 (16.00%) SharePoint
10 15 (15.00%) Cisco Certification
11 14 (14.00%) Windows Server 2003
11 14 (14.00%) Service Management
12 13 (13.00%) Finance
13 12 (12.00%) Microsoft Certification
13 12 (12.00%) Linux
14 11 (11.00%) CRM
14 11 (11.00%) NetApp
14 11 (11.00%) VPN
14 11 (11.00%) Websense
14 11 (11.00%) Agile Software Development
14 11 (11.00%) Data Structures
15 10 (10.00%) Line Management
15 10 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 10 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
15 10 (10.00%) Citrix

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 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 (16.00%) SharePoint
2 7 (7.00%) MS Exchange
3 2 (2.00%) CMS
3 2 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (2.00%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (1.00%) IIS
4 1 (1.00%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.00%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (1.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 16 (16.00%) MS Excel
2 5 (5.00%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (3.00%) MS Office
4 2 (2.00%) InfoPath
5 1 (1.00%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 9 (9.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (3.00%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (2.00%) Oracle General Ledger
3 2 (2.00%) assyst
4 1 (1.00%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (1.00%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (1.00%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (1.00%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (1.00%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (1.00%) Oracle Cash Management
4 1 (1.00%) Oracle Assets
4 1 (1.00%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.00%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (1.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 19 (19.00%) Firewall
2 11 (11.00%) VPN
3 10 (10.00%) WAN
4 9 (9.00%) SAN
5 8 (8.00%) Wireless
5 8 (8.00%) Network Security
6 5 (5.00%) IP Telephony
6 5 (5.00%) Internet
6 5 (5.00%) DWDM
6 5 (5.00%) MPLS
6 5 (5.00%) ADSL
6 5 (5.00%) LAN
7 4 (4.00%) OSPF
7 4 (4.00%) BGP
7 4 (4.00%) TCP/IP
7 4 (4.00%) PABX
7 4 (4.00%) VPLS
8 3 (3.00%) VoIP
9 2 (2.00%) DHCP
9 2 (2.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (16.00%) SQL Server
2 10 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (1.00%) RequisitePro
General
1 16 (16.00%) Telecoms
2 13 (13.00%) Finance
3 2 (2.00%) Legal
4 1 (1.00%) Retail
4 1 (1.00%) Billing
4 1 (1.00%) Local Government
4 1 (1.00%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 11 (11.00%) Administrator
1 11 (11.00%) Team Leader
2 10 (10.00%) Analyst
2 10 (10.00%) Support Engineer
3 9 (9.00%) Developer
3 9 (9.00%) Systems Administrator
3 9 (9.00%) IT Administrator
3 9 (9.00%) CRM Developer
4 7 (7.00%) Microsoft Developer
4 7 (7.00%) Dynamics CRM Developer
4 7 (7.00%) Network Engineer
5 6 (6.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 6 (6.00%) Service Desk Team Leader
5 6 (6.00%) IT Support
6 5 (5.00%) Cisco Engineer
6 5 (5.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 5 (5.00%) IT Support Engineer
6 5 (5.00%) Service Manager
7 4 (4.00%) Help Desk Team Lead
7 4 (4.00%) NOC Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (10.00%) .NET
2 9 (9.00%) CSS
2 9 (9.00%) Web Services
2 9 (9.00%) XML
2 9 (9.00%) Silverlight
2 9 (9.00%) jQuery
2 9 (9.00%) HTML5
2 9 (9.00%) HTML
3 2 (2.00%) Flash
4 1 (1.00%) Middleware
4 1 (1.00%) MDX
4 1 (1.00%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 11 (11.00%) Data Structures
2 9 (9.00%) Replication
3 8 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (5.00%) Statistics
4 5 (5.00%) Computer Science
5 4 (4.00%) Enterprise Storage
5 4 (4.00%) Clustering
6 3 (3.00%) Life Science
7 2 (2.00%) CMDB
7 2 (2.00%) EPoS
8 1 (1.00%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (1.00%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 48 (48.00%) Windows
2 14 (14.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 12 (12.00%) Linux
4 10 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (7.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (6.00%) Windows XP
6 6 (6.00%) Windows 8
7 4 (4.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (4.00%) Windows 2000
8 1 (1.00%) UNIX
8 1 (1.00%) Windows 7
8 1 (1.00%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (32.00%) Service Delivery
2 30 (30.00%) ITIL
3 14 (14.00%) Service Management
4 11 (11.00%) CRM
4 11 (11.00%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (10.00%) Line Management
6 9 (9.00%) Unit Testing
6 9 (9.00%) Waterfall
6 9 (9.00%) Web Development
6 9 (9.00%) Project Management
6 9 (9.00%) Data Modelling
6 9 (9.00%) OOP
6 9 (9.00%) OO
6 9 (9.00%) Disaster Recovery
7 7 (7.00%) Network Management
7 7 (7.00%) Change Control
8 6 (6.00%) Coaching
8 6 (6.00%) Change Management
8 6 (6.00%) Stakeholder Management
9 5 (5.00%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 29 (29.00%) SQL
2 10 (10.00%) C#
3 9 (9.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (2.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 20 (20.00%) Degree
2 15 (15.00%) Cisco Certification
3 12 (12.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 10 (10.00%) MCSE
4 10 (10.00%) CCNA
5 9 (9.00%) MCP
6 7 (7.00%) ITIL Certification
6 7 (7.00%) Security Cleared
7 6 (6.00%) SC Cleared
8 5 (5.00%) CCNP
9 4 (4.00%) Network+ Certification
9 4 (4.00%) MCITP
10 2 (2.00%) CCENT
10 2 (2.00%) MCDST
10 2 (2.00%) A+ Certification
10 2 (2.00%) MCSA
11 1 (1.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.00%) QA
System Software
1 16 (16.00%) Active Directory
2 8 (8.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (7.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 5 (5.00%) Hyper-V
5 3 (3.00%) vSphere
6 1 (1.00%) vCloud
6 1 (1.00%) VMware ESX
6 1 (1.00%) XenApp
6 1 (1.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (3.00%) WSUS
2 2 (2.00%) Backup Exec
3 1 (1.00%) SCCM
3 1 (1.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (1.00%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 46 (46.00%) Microsoft
2 21 (21.00%) Cisco
3 19 (19.00%) VMware
4 11 (11.00%) Websense
4 11 (11.00%) NetApp
5 10 (10.00%) Citrix
6 9 (9.00%) SonicWALL
7 7 (7.00%) Kaseya
7 7 (7.00%) Red Hat
8 6 (6.00%) Nortel
9 5 (5.00%) Symantec
10 4 (4.00%) Remedy
10 4 (4.00%) Avaya
10 4 (4.00%) Juniper
11 3 (3.00%) Oracle
11 3 (3.00%) CheckPoint
11 3 (3.00%) HP
11 3 (3.00%) Altiris
12 2 (2.00%) Kaspersky
12 2 (2.00%) AVG
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