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 25 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 36 58 77
Rank change year-on-year
+22 +19
Permanent jobs citing SLA 149 83 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 6.26% 4.16% 2.55%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 37.06% 31.56% 26.32%
Number of salaries quoted 68 61 42
Median salary £38,500 £37,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.66% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,350 £26,500 £20,300
10% offered a salary of more than £51,800 £65,000 £41,500
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
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
402 263 209
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 16.88% 13.17% 9.68%
Number of salaries quoted 232 217 166
Median salary £45,000 £40,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -3.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,800 £26,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £61,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%

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 25 August 2016.

SLA Salary Histogram in Birmingham

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 25 August 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.

1 128 (47.41%) Microsoft
2 123 (45.56%) ITIL
3 94 (34.81%) Service Delivery
4 80 (29.63%) VMware
4 80 (29.63%) Active Directory
5 70 (25.93%) Windows
6 67 (24.81%) assyst
7 61 (22.59%) VMware Infrastructure
8 60 (22.22%) MS Exchange
9 51 (18.89%) Incident Management
10 49 (18.15%) MS Excel
11 45 (16.67%) Problem Management
12 44 (16.30%) Finance
12 44 (16.30%) Remedy
13 40 (14.81%) Symantec
13 40 (14.81%) Exchange Server 2003
14 35 (12.96%) WAN
14 35 (12.96%) LAN
15 34 (12.59%) Performance Management
16 31 (11.48%) Windows Server 2003
16 31 (11.48%) Mentoring
16 31 (11.48%) Analytical Skills
17 30 (11.11%) Manufacturing
17 30 (11.11%) ITIL Certification
18 28 (10.37%) Service Management
19 27 (10.00%) Validation
19 27 (10.00%) SQL Server
20 26 (9.63%) Stakeholder Management
20 26 (9.63%) People Management
21 25 (9.26%) vSphere

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 60 (22.22%) MS Exchange
2 40 (14.81%) Exchange Server 2003
3 16 (5.93%) Exchange Server 2007
4 13 (4.81%) NetWeaver
5 7 (2.59%) Exchange Server 2013
6 5 (1.85%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 5 (1.85%) CMS
6 5 (1.85%) Skype for Business
7 4 (1.48%) SharePoint
8 3 (1.11%) IIS
8 3 (1.11%) Sitecore CMS
8 3 (1.11%) Umbraco
9 2 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2010
9 2 (0.74%) OpenEdge
10 1 (0.37%) Moodle
10 1 (0.37%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (0.37%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (0.37%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.37%) WordPress
Applications
1 49 (18.15%) MS Excel
2 18 (6.67%) MS PowerPoint
3 15 (5.56%) MS Office
4 1 (0.37%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 67 (24.81%) assyst
2 3 (1.11%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.74%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.74%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (0.74%) Pivotal CRM
3 2 (0.74%) SAP EHS
4 1 (0.37%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.37%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 18 (6.67%) Mimecast
2 11 (4.07%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (2.59%) Cloud Computing
4 5 (1.85%) Office 365
5 1 (0.37%) IaaS
5 1 (0.37%) OneDrive
5 1 (0.37%) PaaS
5 1 (0.37%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 35 (12.96%) LAN
1 35 (12.96%) WAN
2 24 (8.89%) DNS
2 24 (8.89%) Firewall
2 24 (8.89%) TCP/IP
2 24 (8.89%) VPN
3 23 (8.52%) DHCP
4 21 (7.78%) Wi-Fi
5 19 (7.04%) VLAN
6 9 (3.33%) NetScaler
7 6 (2.22%) IPsec
8 4 (1.48%) Internet
8 4 (1.48%) L2TP
8 4 (1.48%) SAN
9 3 (1.11%) ATM
9 3 (1.11%) Wireless
10 2 (0.74%) SSL
11 1 (0.37%) 3G
11 1 (0.37%) MPLS
11 1 (0.37%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (10.00%) SQL Server
2 13 (4.81%) BusinessObjects
2 13 (4.81%) DB2
3 8 (2.96%) SQL Server 2008
4 7 (2.59%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (0.37%) MS Access
General
1 44 (16.30%) Finance
2 30 (11.11%) Manufacturing
3 10 (3.70%) Marketing
4 7 (2.59%) Telecoms
5 6 (2.22%) Retail
6 5 (1.85%) Law
6 5 (1.85%) Legal
7 4 (1.48%) French Language
8 3 (1.11%) Banking
8 3 (1.11%) Billing
8 3 (1.11%) Publishing
9 2 (0.74%) German Language
Job Titles
1 27 (10.00%) Analyst
2 24 (8.89%) Service Manager
3 23 (8.52%) Incident Manager
3 23 (8.52%) Major Incident Manager
4 22 (8.15%) Senior Incident Manager
4 22 (8.15%) Senior Manager
5 19 (7.04%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 19 (7.04%) IT Support
6 18 (6.67%) Backup Engineer
6 18 (6.67%) Exchange Engineer
6 18 (6.67%) Storage and Backup Engineer
6 18 (6.67%) Storage Engineer
7 17 (6.30%) Support Manager
8 16 (5.93%) IT Manager
8 16 (5.93%) Service Support Manager
9 14 (5.19%) Problem Manager
9 14 (5.19%) Service Desk Engineer
10 13 (4.81%) Consultant
11 12 (4.44%) Support Engineer
12 11 (4.07%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (4.81%) SAP Basis
2 10 (3.70%) .NET
3 3 (1.11%) .NET Framework
3 3 (1.11%) Web Services
3 3 (1.11%) WinForms
4 1 (0.37%) Flash
4 1 (0.37%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 31 (11.48%) Analytical Skills
2 24 (8.89%) Life Science
3 23 (8.52%) Data Centre
4 20 (7.41%) Statistics
5 13 (4.81%) Clustering
6 7 (2.59%) Blackberry
6 7 (2.59%) Enterprise Software
6 7 (2.59%) Management Information System
7 4 (1.48%) Virtual Team
8 3 (1.11%) EPoS
9 2 (0.74%) Fat Client
9 2 (0.74%) HP StoreVirtual
9 2 (0.74%) Online Banking
9 2 (0.74%) Thin Client
10 1 (0.37%) Computer Science
10 1 (0.37%) Health Informatics
10 1 (0.37%) Informatics
10 1 (0.37%) iSeries
10 1 (0.37%) Mobile App
10 1 (0.37%) Mobile Computing
Operating Systems
1 70 (25.93%) Windows
2 31 (11.48%) Windows Server 2003
3 24 (8.89%) Windows Server
4 23 (8.52%) Windows Server 2012
5 19 (7.04%) Windows Server 2008
6 17 (6.30%) Windows XP
7 16 (5.93%) Windows 8
8 14 (5.19%) Unix
8 14 (5.19%) Windows 2000 Server
9 8 (2.96%) Windows 7
10 5 (1.85%) Windows 2000
11 4 (1.48%) Linux
12 3 (1.11%) Apple iOS
13 2 (0.74%) Android
13 2 (0.74%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 123 (45.56%) ITIL
2 94 (34.81%) Service Delivery
3 51 (18.89%) Incident Management
4 45 (16.67%) Problem Management
5 34 (12.59%) Performance Management
6 31 (11.48%) Mentoring
7 28 (10.37%) Service Management
8 27 (10.00%) Validation
9 26 (9.63%) People Management
9 26 (9.63%) Stakeholder Management
10 23 (8.52%) Change Management
11 19 (7.04%) Critical Success Factor
11 19 (7.04%) Escalation Management
11 19 (7.04%) Service Desk Management
12 18 (6.67%) Business Continuity
13 16 (5.93%) Stakeholder Engagement
14 14 (5.19%) Data Analysis
14 14 (5.19%) ITSM
14 14 (5.19%) Root Cause Analysis
15 13 (4.81%) SAP Implementation
Programming Languages
1 18 (6.67%) C
2 10 (3.70%) C#
2 10 (3.70%) SQL
3 4 (1.48%) PowerShell
4 3 (1.11%) VB.NET
5 1 (0.37%) Java
5 1 (0.37%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 30 (11.11%) ITIL Certification
2 21 (7.78%) Security Cleared
3 19 (7.04%) SC Cleared
4 11 (4.07%) Degree
5 10 (3.70%) CCNA
5 10 (3.70%) Cisco Certification
5 10 (3.70%) Microsoft Certification
6 6 (2.22%) MCSE
7 5 (1.85%) ISEB
7 5 (1.85%) MCSA
8 4 (1.48%) Citrix Certification
8 4 (1.48%) MCITP
8 4 (1.48%) Network+ Certification
9 3 (1.11%) CCNP
10 1 (0.37%) A+ Certification
10 1 (0.37%) MCTS
10 1 (0.37%) MOS
10 1 (0.37%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.37%) ISO 9001
1 1 (0.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (0.37%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 80 (29.63%) Active Directory
2 61 (22.59%) VMware Infrastructure
3 25 (9.26%) vSphere
4 23 (8.52%) Hyper-V
4 23 (8.52%) XenApp
5 18 (6.67%) VMware ESX
6 8 (2.96%) XenDesktop
7 7 (2.59%) Virtual Machines
8 4 (1.48%) Virtual Servers
9 3 (1.11%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 23 (8.52%) SCOM
2 22 (8.15%) Norton AntiVirus
3 13 (4.81%) Microsoft Clustering
4 5 (1.85%) EdgeSight
5 4 (1.48%) Backup Exec
6 3 (1.11%) SCCM
7 2 (0.74%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 128 (47.41%) Microsoft
2 80 (29.63%) VMware
3 44 (16.30%) Remedy
4 40 (14.81%) Symantec
5 24 (8.89%) Citrix
6 20 (7.41%) IBM
7 17 (6.30%) SonicWALL
8 16 (5.93%) SAP
9 13 (4.81%) Oracle
10 7 (2.59%) Cisco
10 7 (2.59%) HP
10 7 (2.59%) NetApp
11 6 (2.22%) Sophos
12 5 (1.85%) Cadence
13 4 (1.48%) Altiris
13 4 (1.48%) AppSense
13 4 (1.48%) AVG
13 4 (1.48%) EMC
13 4 (1.48%) Kaseya
13 4 (1.48%) Kaspersky
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