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 1 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 61 76 67
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -9
Permanent jobs citing SLA 70 37 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 3.85% 2.06% 2.67%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 38.04% 24.67% 29.30%
Number of salaries quoted 62 32 40
Average salary £40,000 £44,250 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.60% +9.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,550 £25,500 £24,900
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £57,250 £80,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -9.72%
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
184 150 157
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 10.11% 8.35% 9.12%
Number of salaries quoted 141 138 125
Average salary £42,500 £47,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.52% +11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £30,000 £24,100
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £55,000 £100,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 1 May 2015.

SLA Salary Histogram in Birmingham

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 66 (40.99%) ITIL
2 45 (27.95%) Microsoft
3 44 (27.33%) Windows
4 37 (22.98%) Service Delivery
5 33 (20.50%) VMware
6 30 (18.63%) Active Directory
7 28 (17.39%) Mentoring
8 27 (16.77%) Firewall
9 25 (15.53%) Service Management
10 24 (14.91%) Cisco
11 23 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
12 21 (13.04%) ITIL Certification
13 20 (12.42%) CCNA
13 20 (12.42%) Cisco Certification
13 20 (12.42%) Linux
13 20 (12.42%) Disaster Recovery
14 19 (11.80%) VMware Infrastructure
15 18 (11.18%) Incident Management
15 18 (11.18%) Finance
15 18 (11.18%) Root Cause Analysis
16 17 (10.56%) MS Excel
16 17 (10.56%) MS Exchange
16 17 (10.56%) SC Cleared
16 17 (10.56%) Security Cleared
17 16 (9.94%) VPN
17 16 (9.94%) Coaching
18 15 (9.32%) Citrix
18 15 (9.32%) SQL
18 15 (9.32%) Problem Management
18 15 (9.32%) Scrum

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 17 (10.56%) MS Exchange
2 7 (4.35%) Tomcat
2 7 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2003
3 6 (3.73%) Exchange Server 2013
4 5 (3.11%) Apache
5 4 (2.48%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (1.86%) IIS
7 1 (0.62%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.62%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (0.62%) NetWeaver
7 1 (0.62%) GlassFish
7 1 (0.62%) WorkSite
7 1 (0.62%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 17 (10.56%) MS Excel
2 8 (4.97%) MS Office
3 7 (4.35%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.62%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (4.35%) assyst
2 1 (0.62%) ResourceLink
Communications & Networking
1 27 (16.77%) Firewall
2 16 (9.94%) VPN
3 12 (7.45%) SAN
3 12 (7.45%) TCP/IP
4 9 (5.59%) VLAN
5 7 (4.35%) MPLS
6 6 (3.73%) IPsec
6 6 (3.73%) NetScaler
7 5 (3.11%) LAN
7 5 (3.11%) WAN
7 5 (3.11%) BGP
7 5 (3.11%) OSPF
8 4 (2.48%) Cisco ASA
8 4 (2.48%) VPLS
8 4 (2.48%) VoIP
8 4 (2.48%) ADSL
9 3 (1.86%) Wireless
10 2 (1.24%) Wi-Fi
10 2 (1.24%) L2TP
10 2 (1.24%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (7.45%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.48%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (2.48%) SQL Server 2012
2 4 (2.48%) Relational Database
3 3 (1.86%) RDBMS
4 2 (1.24%) MySQL
4 2 (1.24%) DB2
5 1 (0.62%) Cognos Report Studio
5 1 (0.62%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 1 (0.62%) Hudson
General
1 18 (11.18%) Finance
2 12 (7.45%) Telecoms
3 3 (1.86%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.62%) Back Office
4 1 (0.62%) Corporate Banking
4 1 (0.62%) French Language
4 1 (0.62%) Banking
4 1 (0.62%) Retail
4 1 (0.62%) Billing
Job Titles
1 45 (27.95%) Analyst
2 20 (12.42%) Support Engineer
3 17 (10.56%) Senior Manager
4 13 (8.07%) Delivery Manager
5 12 (7.45%) Problem Manager
6 11 (6.83%) Service Manager
7 10 (6.21%) Team Leader
7 10 (6.21%) Support Analyst
7 10 (6.21%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 9 (5.59%) Service Analyst
8 9 (5.59%) Service Desk Analyst
8 9 (5.59%) Incident Manager
8 9 (5.59%) Major Incident Manager
9 7 (4.35%) Vendor Manager
10 6 (3.73%) Relationships Manager
10 6 (3.73%) Operations Analyst
10 6 (3.73%) Customer Services Manager
10 6 (3.73%) Service Desk Team Leader
10 6 (3.73%) Help Desk Analyst
10 6 (3.73%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.48%) Flash
2 2 (1.24%) .NET
2 2 (1.24%) J2EE
3 1 (0.62%) ODBC
3 1 (0.62%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 23 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (4.35%) Clustering
3 6 (3.73%) Life Science
4 5 (3.11%) Handset
5 3 (1.86%) Mainframe
6 2 (1.24%) IBM Mainframe
6 2 (1.24%) Blackberry
7 1 (0.62%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.62%) Statistics
7 1 (0.62%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 44 (27.33%) Windows
2 20 (12.42%) Linux
3 13 (8.07%) UNIX
4 9 (5.59%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (4.97%) Windows 2000
6 6 (3.73%) Windows XP
6 6 (3.73%) CentOS
6 6 (3.73%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (3.11%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (2.48%) Windows 7
9 3 (1.86%) Solaris
10 2 (1.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (1.24%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.62%) Windows Mobile
11 1 (0.62%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (40.99%) ITIL
2 37 (22.98%) Service Delivery
3 28 (17.39%) Mentoring
4 25 (15.53%) Service Management
5 20 (12.42%) Disaster Recovery
6 18 (11.18%) Incident Management
6 18 (11.18%) Root Cause Analysis
7 16 (9.94%) Coaching
8 15 (9.32%) Problem Management
8 15 (9.32%) Scrum
8 15 (9.32%) Agile Software Development
9 14 (8.70%) Data Analysis
10 12 (7.45%) DSDM
10 12 (7.45%) Change Management
10 12 (7.45%) Business Continuity
10 12 (7.45%) Business Development
11 10 (6.21%) Stakeholder Management
12 8 (4.97%) Supplier Management
12 8 (4.97%) Business Continuity Planning
13 7 (4.35%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (9.32%) SQL
2 4 (2.48%) PowerShell
2 4 (2.48%) Shell Script
3 3 (1.86%) Perl
4 2 (1.24%) Java
4 2 (1.24%) Python
4 2 (1.24%) Bash Shell
5 1 (0.62%) VBA
5 1 (0.62%) PHP
5 1 (0.62%) C
5 1 (0.62%) C++
Qualifications
1 21 (13.04%) ITIL Certification
2 20 (12.42%) CCNA
2 20 (12.42%) Cisco Certification
3 17 (10.56%) SC Cleared
3 17 (10.56%) Security Cleared
4 10 (6.21%) Microsoft Certification
5 9 (5.59%) Degree
6 8 (4.97%) MCSE
7 7 (4.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 4 (2.48%) MCSA
8 4 (2.48%) CCNP
9 1 (0.62%) CCDP
9 1 (0.62%) MCP
9 1 (0.62%) MCITP
9 1 (0.62%) MOS
9 1 (0.62%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.11%) PCI DSS
2 2 (1.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 30 (18.63%) Active Directory
2 19 (11.80%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (7.45%) vSphere
4 9 (5.59%) VMware ESX
5 6 (3.73%) Hyper-V
5 6 (3.73%) XenApp
6 5 (3.11%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 9 (5.59%) Control-M
2 6 (3.73%) Norton AntiVirus
3 4 (2.48%) Nagios
4 2 (1.24%) WSUS
4 2 (1.24%) BladeLogic
4 2 (1.24%) Tivoli
4 2 (1.24%) Unicenter
4 2 (1.24%) Ansible
5 1 (0.62%) Opsview
Vendors
1 45 (27.95%) Microsoft
2 33 (20.50%) VMware
3 24 (14.91%) Cisco
4 15 (9.32%) Citrix
5 10 (6.21%) NetApp
6 8 (4.97%) HP
6 8 (4.97%) Avaya
7 7 (4.35%) F5
7 7 (4.35%) CheckPoint
8 6 (3.73%) Kaspersky
8 6 (3.73%) SonicWALL
8 6 (3.73%) Sophos
8 6 (3.73%) Symantec
8 6 (3.73%) EMC
8 6 (3.73%) AVG
9 5 (3.11%) Juniper
9 5 (3.11%) Oracle
9 5 (3.11%) Red Hat
10 4 (2.48%) IBM
11 3 (1.86%) 3PAR
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