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 28 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 35 46 83
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +37
Permanent jobs citing SLA 138 99 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 5.85% 4.92% 2.23%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 38.23% 43.81% 23.46%
Number of salaries quoted 74 87 33
Median salary £31,500 £39,000 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-19.23% +14.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,198 £26,500 £23,952
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £82,500 £57,000
UK excluding London median salary £34,000 £34,000 £34,000
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
361 226 179
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 15.30% 11.23% 9.49%
Number of salaries quoted 235 191 152
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,800 £26,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £64,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 28 June 2016.

SLA Salary Histogram in Birmingham

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 28 June 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.

1 106 (43.80%) ITIL
1 106 (43.80%) Microsoft
2 78 (32.23%) Service Delivery
3 75 (30.99%) Active Directory
3 75 (30.99%) VMware
4 65 (26.86%) Windows
5 56 (23.14%) VMware Infrastructure
6 54 (22.31%) MS Exchange
7 41 (16.94%) Finance
7 41 (16.94%) assyst
8 38 (15.70%) Exchange Server 2003
9 36 (14.88%) Incident Management
9 36 (14.88%) Symantec
10 34 (14.05%) LAN
10 34 (14.05%) WAN
10 34 (14.05%) MS Excel
10 34 (14.05%) Problem Management
11 33 (13.64%) Performance Management
12 31 (12.81%) Data Centre
13 29 (11.98%) Stakeholder Management
14 28 (11.57%) Service Management
15 27 (11.16%) Windows Server
16 26 (10.74%) Analytical Skills
16 26 (10.74%) Remedy
17 25 (10.33%) Firewall
17 25 (10.33%) Manufacturing
18 24 (9.92%) Windows Server 2003
18 24 (9.92%) ITIL Certification
19 23 (9.50%) Citrix
19 23 (9.50%) Statistics

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 54 (22.31%) MS Exchange
2 38 (15.70%) Exchange Server 2003
3 12 (4.96%) Exchange Server 2007
4 10 (4.13%) Exchange Server 2013
5 7 (2.89%) NetWeaver
6 5 (2.07%) Skype for Business
7 3 (1.24%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 2 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2010
8 2 (0.83%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.41%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.41%) CMS
9 1 (0.41%) IIS
9 1 (0.41%) Moodle
9 1 (0.41%) SharePoint
9 1 (0.41%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.41%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.41%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.41%) WordPress
Applications
1 34 (14.05%) MS Excel
2 21 (8.68%) MS PowerPoint
3 9 (3.72%) MS Office
4 1 (0.41%) MS Project
4 1 (0.41%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.41%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 41 (16.94%) assyst
2 3 (1.24%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (1.24%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.83%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (0.83%) Pivotal CRM
3 2 (0.83%) SAP EHS
4 1 (0.41%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 16 (6.61%) Mimecast
2 10 (4.13%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (2.89%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (1.65%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 34 (14.05%) LAN
1 34 (14.05%) WAN
2 25 (10.33%) Firewall
3 22 (9.09%) Wi-Fi
4 20 (8.26%) VLAN
4 20 (8.26%) VPN
5 19 (7.85%) TCP/IP
6 18 (7.44%) DHCP
6 18 (7.44%) DNS
7 7 (2.89%) IPsec
7 7 (2.89%) NetScaler
8 4 (1.65%) L2TP
8 4 (1.65%) SAN
8 4 (1.65%) SSL
9 3 (1.24%) Internet
9 3 (1.24%) Wireless
10 2 (0.83%) ATM
10 2 (0.83%) Intrusion Detection
11 1 (0.41%) HTTP
11 1 (0.41%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (6.20%) SQL Server
2 7 (2.89%) BusinessObjects
2 7 (2.89%) DB2
3 5 (2.07%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (1.65%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (0.41%) Big Data
5 1 (0.41%) MS Access
5 1 (0.41%) QlikView
5 1 (0.41%) SAP HANA
5 1 (0.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (0.41%) LSMW
General
1 41 (16.94%) Finance
2 25 (10.33%) Manufacturing
3 7 (2.89%) Banking
3 7 (2.89%) Marketing
3 7 (2.89%) Retail
4 6 (2.48%) Telecoms
5 4 (1.65%) French Language
6 3 (1.24%) Billing
7 2 (0.83%) German Language
7 2 (0.83%) Publishing
8 1 (0.41%) Corporate Banking
8 1 (0.41%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.41%) Law
8 1 (0.41%) Legal
Job Titles
1 32 (13.22%) Service Manager
2 27 (11.16%) Analyst
3 22 (9.09%) IT Support
3 22 (9.09%) Support Manager
4 18 (7.44%) Service Support Manager
4 18 (7.44%) Team Leader
5 17 (7.02%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 16 (6.61%) Backup Engineer
6 16 (6.61%) Exchange Engineer
6 16 (6.61%) Storage Engineer
6 16 (6.61%) Support Analyst
7 14 (5.79%) Service Desk Engineer
8 13 (5.37%) Incident Manager
8 13 (5.37%) Major Incident Manager
8 13 (5.37%) Senior Manager
9 12 (4.96%) Network Team Leader
9 12 (4.96%) Senior Incident Manager
10 11 (4.55%) Problem Manager
10 11 (4.55%) Support Engineer
11 9 (3.72%) IT Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (2.89%) SAP Basis
2 5 (2.07%) .NET
3 3 (1.24%) Middleware
4 1 (0.41%) D-Bus
4 1 (0.41%) Flash
4 1 (0.41%) HTML
4 1 (0.41%) JDBC
4 1 (0.41%) JMS
4 1 (0.41%) REST
4 1 (0.41%) SOAP
4 1 (0.41%) TIBCO EMS
4 1 (0.41%) Web Services
4 1 (0.41%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 31 (12.81%) Data Centre
2 26 (10.74%) Analytical Skills
3 23 (9.50%) Statistics
4 20 (8.26%) Life Science
5 9 (3.72%) Management Information System
6 8 (3.31%) Enterprise Software
7 7 (2.89%) Clustering
7 7 (2.89%) Virtual Team
8 3 (1.24%) Blackberry
8 3 (1.24%) Handset
9 2 (0.83%) Computer Science
9 2 (0.83%) EPoS
9 2 (0.83%) Fat Client
9 2 (0.83%) HP StoreVirtual
9 2 (0.83%) Thin Client
10 1 (0.41%) Blog
10 1 (0.41%) CMDB
10 1 (0.41%) Data Integration
10 1 (0.41%) Informatics
10 1 (0.41%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 65 (26.86%) Windows
2 27 (11.16%) Windows Server
3 24 (9.92%) Windows Server 2003
4 23 (9.50%) Windows Server 2012
5 16 (6.61%) Windows 8
5 16 (6.61%) Windows XP
6 14 (5.79%) Unix
6 14 (5.79%) Windows 2000 Server
7 12 (4.96%) Windows Server 2008
8 9 (3.72%) Linux
9 5 (2.07%) Windows 2000
10 3 (1.24%) Apple iOS
10 3 (1.24%) Solaris
10 3 (1.24%) Windows 7
11 2 (0.83%) Android
11 2 (0.83%) CentOS
11 2 (0.83%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 106 (43.80%) ITIL
2 78 (32.23%) Service Delivery
3 36 (14.88%) Incident Management
4 34 (14.05%) Problem Management
5 33 (13.64%) Performance Management
6 29 (11.98%) Stakeholder Management
7 28 (11.57%) Service Management
8 23 (9.50%) Mentoring
9 22 (9.09%) Critical Success Factor
9 22 (9.09%) Escalation Management
10 19 (7.85%) People Management
10 19 (7.85%) Validation
11 18 (7.44%) Change Management
12 15 (6.20%) Business Continuity
13 14 (5.79%) Service Desk Management
14 13 (5.37%) Continuous Improvement
14 13 (5.37%) Disaster Recovery
14 13 (5.37%) Stakeholder Engagement
15 12 (4.96%) Data Analysis
15 12 (4.96%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 17 (7.02%) C
2 9 (3.72%) SQL
3 4 (1.65%) C#
3 4 (1.65%) PowerShell
4 2 (0.83%) Java
5 1 (0.41%) ABAP
5 1 (0.41%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.41%) Korn
5 1 (0.41%) Perl
5 1 (0.41%) PL/SQL
5 1 (0.41%) Shell Script
5 1 (0.41%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 24 (9.92%) ITIL Certification
2 20 (8.26%) Security Cleared
3 18 (7.44%) SC Cleared
4 17 (7.02%) Degree
5 11 (4.55%) Cisco Certification
5 11 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
6 10 (4.13%) CCNA
7 7 (2.89%) MCSE
8 5 (2.07%) ISEB
8 5 (2.07%) MCSA
9 4 (1.65%) MCITP
9 4 (1.65%) Network+ Certification
10 3 (1.24%) CCNP
11 2 (0.83%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 1 (0.41%) A+ Certification
12 1 (0.41%) Citrix Certification
12 1 (0.41%) MCTS
12 1 (0.41%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.41%) Data Quality
1 1 (0.41%) ISO 9001
1 1 (0.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (0.41%) QA
1 1 (0.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 75 (30.99%) Active Directory
2 56 (23.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 23 (9.50%) Hyper-V
3 23 (9.50%) vSphere
4 21 (8.68%) XenApp
5 18 (7.44%) VMware ESX
6 7 (2.89%) Virtual Machines
7 5 (2.07%) XenDesktop
8 3 (1.24%) Virtual Servers
9 2 (0.83%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 1 (0.41%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 20 (8.26%) Norton AntiVirus
2 17 (7.02%) SCOM
3 7 (2.89%) Microsoft Clustering
4 4 (1.65%) Backup Exec
5 3 (1.24%) EdgeSight
6 2 (0.83%) ITRS Geneos
6 2 (0.83%) SCCM
6 2 (0.83%) SolarWinds Orion
7 1 (0.41%) Control-M
7 1 (0.41%) OMEGAMON
Vendors
1 106 (43.80%) Microsoft
2 75 (30.99%) VMware
3 36 (14.88%) Symantec
4 26 (10.74%) Remedy
5 23 (9.50%) Citrix
6 17 (7.02%) SonicWALL
7 16 (6.61%) IBM
8 10 (4.13%) Cisco
8 10 (4.13%) Oracle
8 10 (4.13%) SAP
9 7 (2.89%) HP
10 6 (2.48%) NetApp
10 6 (2.48%) Sophos
11 5 (2.07%) Cadence
12 4 (1.65%) Avaya
12 4 (1.65%) AVG
12 4 (1.65%) EMC
12 4 (1.65%) Kaseya
12 4 (1.65%) Kaspersky
12 4 (1.65%) Ruckus Wireless
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