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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 60 72 63
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -9
Permanent jobs citing SLA 62 39 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 3.57% 2.39% 2.98%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 35.03% 30.23% 32.05%
Number of salaries quoted 54 31 44
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,300 £26,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £50,000 £75,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -13.33%
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
177 129 156
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 10.18% 7.90% 9.29%
Number of salaries quoted 138 112 130
Average salary £40,000 £47,500 £41,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.78% +15.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £28,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £57,500 £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 27 March 2015.

SLA Salary Histogram in Birmingham

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 56 (35.00%) ITIL
2 50 (31.25%) Microsoft
3 45 (28.13%) Windows
4 38 (23.75%) Service Delivery
5 31 (19.38%) VMware
6 29 (18.13%) Service Management
7 28 (17.50%) Disaster Recovery
7 28 (17.50%) Active Directory
8 23 (14.38%) Cisco
8 23 (14.38%) Firewall
9 22 (13.75%) MS Excel
9 22 (13.75%) Mentoring
9 22 (13.75%) Coaching
10 21 (13.13%) Linux
11 20 (12.50%) Finance
12 19 (11.88%) Cisco Certification
12 19 (11.88%) SC Cleared
12 19 (11.88%) Security Cleared
13 18 (11.25%) CCNA
13 18 (11.25%) Root Cause Analysis
14 17 (10.63%) ITIL Certification
14 17 (10.63%) VPN
14 17 (10.63%) UNIX
14 17 (10.63%) SQL
15 16 (10.00%) Business Continuity
16 15 (9.38%) Data Analysis
16 15 (9.38%) Problem Management
17 14 (8.75%) Incident Management
17 14 (8.75%) SQL Server
17 14 (8.75%) Analytical Skills

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 13 (8.13%) MS Exchange
2 7 (4.38%) Tomcat
3 5 (3.13%) Apache
4 4 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (1.88%) IIS
6 2 (1.25%) NetWeaver
7 1 (0.63%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (0.63%) GlassFish
7 1 (0.63%) SharePoint
Applications
1 22 (13.75%) MS Excel
2 11 (6.88%) MS Office
3 10 (6.25%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.63%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (5.00%) assyst
2 1 (0.63%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.63%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (14.38%) Firewall
2 17 (10.63%) VPN
3 13 (8.13%) TCP/IP
4 10 (6.25%) MPLS
5 6 (3.75%) OSPF
5 6 (3.75%) BGP
5 6 (3.75%) Wireless
5 6 (3.75%) SAN
5 6 (3.75%) Cisco ASA
6 5 (3.13%) VPLS
6 5 (3.13%) ADSL
6 5 (3.13%) VoIP
6 5 (3.13%) WAN
7 4 (2.50%) Broadband
7 4 (2.50%) LAN
8 3 (1.88%) VLAN
9 2 (1.25%) IP Telephony
10 1 (0.63%) Intrusion Detection
10 1 (0.63%) IPsec
10 1 (0.63%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (8.75%) SQL Server
2 5 (3.13%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (3.13%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (1.25%) Relational Database
3 2 (1.25%) DB2
3 2 (1.25%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (0.63%) MySQL
4 1 (0.63%) RDBMS
4 1 (0.63%) Cognos Report Studio
Development Applications
1 1 (0.63%) Hudson
General
1 20 (12.50%) Finance
2 13 (8.13%) Telecoms
3 3 (1.88%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.25%) Banking
5 1 (0.63%) Retail
5 1 (0.63%) Billing
5 1 (0.63%) Corporate Banking
5 1 (0.63%) Marketing
5 1 (0.63%) French Language
5 1 (0.63%) German Language
5 1 (0.63%) Back Office
5 1 (0.63%) Legal
Job Titles
1 49 (30.63%) Analyst
2 19 (11.88%) Support Engineer
3 16 (10.00%) Service Manager
4 13 (8.13%) Team Leader
5 12 (7.50%) Problem Manager
5 12 (7.50%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 12 (7.50%) Senior Manager
5 12 (7.50%) Support Analyst
6 11 (6.88%) Delivery Manager
7 9 (5.63%) Service Desk Analyst
7 9 (5.63%) Operations Analyst
7 9 (5.63%) Service Analyst
7 9 (5.63%) Customer Services Manager
8 7 (4.38%) Help Desk Analyst
9 5 (3.13%) IT Support Engineer
9 5 (3.13%) Technical Analyst
9 5 (3.13%) IT Support
9 5 (3.13%) Vendor Manager
9 5 (3.13%) Service Desk Team Leader
9 5 (3.13%) Avaya Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.50%) Flash
2 2 (1.25%) SAP Basis
2 2 (1.25%) .NET
2 2 (1.25%) J2EE
3 1 (0.63%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 14 (8.75%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (6.25%) Clustering
3 7 (4.38%) Handset
4 6 (3.75%) Life Science
5 3 (1.88%) Mainframe
6 2 (1.25%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.25%) Blackberry
6 2 (1.25%) Statistics
6 2 (1.25%) IBM Mainframe
7 1 (0.63%) Visualisation
7 1 (0.63%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.63%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 45 (28.13%) Windows
2 21 (13.13%) Linux
3 17 (10.63%) UNIX
4 10 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (5.00%) Windows XP
6 7 (4.38%) Windows Server 2003
6 7 (4.38%) Windows 7
7 6 (3.75%) CentOS
8 4 (2.50%) Windows 8
9 3 (1.88%) Windows 2000
9 3 (1.88%) Solaris
10 2 (1.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.63%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.63%) Windows Mobile
11 1 (0.63%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (35.00%) ITIL
2 38 (23.75%) Service Delivery
3 29 (18.13%) Service Management
4 28 (17.50%) Disaster Recovery
5 22 (13.75%) Mentoring
5 22 (13.75%) Coaching
6 18 (11.25%) Root Cause Analysis
7 16 (10.00%) Business Continuity
8 15 (9.38%) Data Analysis
8 15 (9.38%) Problem Management
9 14 (8.75%) Incident Management
10 10 (6.25%) Business Continuity Planning
10 10 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
10 10 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
10 10 (6.25%) Change Management
11 9 (5.63%) BCP
11 9 (5.63%) Scrum
11 9 (5.63%) Supplier Management
12 8 (5.00%) Security Management
12 8 (5.00%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (10.63%) SQL
2 4 (2.50%) Shell Script
3 3 (1.88%) PowerShell
3 3 (1.88%) Perl
4 2 (1.25%) Java
4 2 (1.25%) Python
4 2 (1.25%) Bash Shell
5 1 (0.63%) VBA
5 1 (0.63%) PHP
5 1 (0.63%) C
5 1 (0.63%) C++
Qualifications
1 19 (11.88%) Cisco Certification
1 19 (11.88%) SC Cleared
1 19 (11.88%) Security Cleared
2 18 (11.25%) CCNA
3 17 (10.63%) ITIL Certification
4 13 (8.13%) Degree
5 10 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
6 8 (5.00%) MCSE
7 7 (4.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 5 (3.13%) CCNP
9 3 (1.88%) MCSA
10 1 (0.63%) CCA
10 1 (0.63%) Citrix Certification
10 1 (0.63%) MOS
10 1 (0.63%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.25%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 28 (17.50%) Active Directory
2 13 (8.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (6.88%) vSphere
4 7 (4.38%) VMware ESX
5 4 (2.50%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.63%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 12 (7.50%) Control-M
2 3 (1.88%) Nagios
2 3 (1.88%) WSUS
3 2 (1.25%) Ansible
3 2 (1.25%) BladeLogic
3 2 (1.25%) Unicenter
3 2 (1.25%) Tivoli
4 1 (0.63%) Opsview
Vendors
1 50 (31.25%) Microsoft
2 31 (19.38%) VMware
3 23 (14.38%) Cisco
4 12 (7.50%) Citrix
5 8 (5.00%) Avaya
5 8 (5.00%) NetApp
6 6 (3.75%) Juniper
6 6 (3.75%) CheckPoint
6 6 (3.75%) F5
7 5 (3.13%) Red Hat
7 5 (3.13%) Oracle
8 4 (2.50%) HP
8 4 (2.50%) Riverbed
8 4 (2.50%) SolarWinds
8 4 (2.50%) Websense
9 3 (1.88%) Mitel
9 3 (1.88%) Altiris
9 3 (1.88%) Hitachi
9 3 (1.88%) 3PAR
9 3 (1.88%) IBM
Birmingham
Barclay Anderson
Salary: £30,000 - £35,000 per year
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Ashdown IT
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + car allowance
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Owen Daniels Consultancy
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham
CPS Group
Salary: £250 - £400 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
SCC
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum Plus Car + Bonus
Posted: 16 days ago